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he displeased, your lady has had some and sat down in an easy chair, his ferthoughts of staying at her summer lodg- vant staying at the door; and as the ings all the winter, and so would dito maid did not apprehend any mischief, pose of some apartments here for the she went in after him ; for he did not parliament featun; and I am directed look like one that came with an ill deby herself to look upon the rooms, and sign, or to rob the house, but looked give my answer; let me but just see like a gentleman that could have no them, child, I Mall do you no barm: such intent; fo I say she went in aftur so he stepped in, and, as it were, push- him. ed by her, going into the first parlour, (To be concluded in our next.)
IN the beginning of laft Odober, Adive, from New Brunswick to Gra. Capt. Huggins, of the Eliza fchooner, nada, in lat. 32. 10. long. 59. 14. met in his paffige from Baliinore to Naf a fmail boat containing 5 persons, sau, fell in with the brig Hebe, from being the crew of a French ship, Philadelphia to Cadiz, from on board which, together with her long-boat, tain Tucker, and four other persons, had funk in latitude 29---thefe miserwhom the water had taken off the able mariners had been 13 days in bottom of the floop Polly and Betsey, that wretched fituation, without water, of which he took Caprain Saicus, Cape with one small bag of biscuits, and in the end of September. After about three gallons of wine. When throwing their cattle and moit of the put on there at this island, it was with cargo overboard, the floop overset, the utmost difficulty they could be when the master and the remainder of pres-rved from that dissolution, which the men were unfortunately drowned; would in 24 hours more have been those preserved and taken off the bot- their inevitable fate. tom were nearly starved to death. Near Thorp, in Buckinghamthire,
Lady Knollis having died poffeffed is a labouring man in the 83d year of of her late husband's estate, (upwards his age, who, partly through strength, of 4000l. a year) has given rise to and partly through practical science, many conjectnres, respecting the dif can at a single blow of his fift, knock posal thereof; every one of which, in down a bull with more effea and cerall the daily papers, are mittated- tainty, than any other man by means From authority, we declare that the of an ax. laie Sir Francis left his estate in ques During the months of November tion to his heir at law. Many have and December several vessels were appeared, but at present two only re wrecked and many lives loit on the folve to abide the decision, viz. the coasts of America. Earl of Uxbridge and the Earl of Ban.. A poor man of the name of Evans, bury ; the first of whom niches his de- who for many years has kept a little scent from the coheiresses of the elder school in the Borough, was crushed to brother; and the latter from the son death by a cart at the end of 'Tooleyof the next brother, who was the first street running over him. earl of Banbury ; both sons of the first A scaffolding before an old house, Sir Francis, ille treasurer and coulin near Newington, gave way owing to german to Queen Elizabeth.
the rottennels of the wall; a bricklayer On the 18th of October, Alexander and a labourer who were work Ruddach, Lieutenant in his Majelly's thereon, both faved themselves from Navy, but now commanding the brig death, by clinging to a cross stick,
which fortunately remained, and up- tiny on board the Pitt transport, on which they hung until a ladder was bound to Botany Bay. The revoltput to their relief.
ers, after much desperate efforts on It is with forrow we have occasion their part, were subdued by the crew, to record another initance of the fatal and are now double-ironed, and chaineffects of canine madness, in the personed down in the hold to insure their of one Groveby, a labouring man, at fururc good behaviour, Ballingdon, near Iprivich, the begin The vellel had proceeded near haif ning of this month, who feli a victim her voyage before this desperate icheme 10 that dreadful disorder. It seems
was adopted by the convicts; and since this
poor fellow was bit three months that period, a violent fever raged on fince; had gone througi a courie of board, but which had confiderably medicine, and concluding therzby that abated when the vefrel spoke with the no bad confequence would happen to Pict, from whence we have had our hiin, was to have been married on that intelligence. day, but on the Friday previous there Several have died in the small-pox; to he was seized with the hydrophobia, but the number of children born are and notwithitanding he was bathed in equal to the number of persons des a hogshead of oil, and every other me cealed. thod used, he died as above stated. On Monday the ad ult. died at his
The taxes, which Mr. Pitt designs feat at Maiden Bradley, Wilis, the to take off are, first, the late one on most noble Edward, Duke of Somer, Malt, which had been found particu- fet, and baron Seymour, one of his larly inconvenient throughout the Majesty's molt honourable privy coug, kingdom. The others are some of cil. His grace dying a bachelor, is the permanent taxes, three of which succeeded in his titles and estate by were aflefied. The firit on Carts and his next brother, the right honourable Waggons, as being particularly griev. lord Webb Seymour, ci Farley House, ous to agriculture; the next which had in the county of Somerfer, allo been thought oppreilive, was the The firit duke married the greatest tax on Female Servants; and the heiress in his day as to property, and, third, which had been judged very perhaps the richest of the day as to the dift:efiing to the poor, was three lila honours of anceitry. She was the lings per houseon cvery one which had heiress to the ancient earls of North, lels than leven windows.
umberland, and to the dukes of Nev. The lait, was the tax of a half-pen- caitle. From the former, ihe in herisny per pound on cand.es; which ex ed the baronies of Percy, Lucy, Poye emptions no doubt would be generally nings, Fitzpaigne, Bryan, and Lati. feit and approved.
mer, with the manfions of Northum, A son of the late neglected and un berland-house and Sion-house. From fortunate Mio Sucheilund, who lately the latter the inherited the eltaies of fliot himself as the King passed him Petworth and Cockermouth, now enin St. James's Parke in the early part joyed by the earl of Egremont. of this inconstabbed himself, to near On Tuesday the 17th ult, died, in the leart that his life was in danger the morning, at two o'clock, ai his for several days By the great pro. house in Queen's fquare, Bath, the feilionai fki i Di. Hunter, however, right rev. George Horne D. D. lord he is likely to recover. The dreary bishop of Norwich,-ite poflefled to prospect of poverty, allo, occasioned the last moments those faculties which phis desperate act.
have long been an honour to his coun, By a veficl which arrived lately, try, and which have been success we icain, that there has been a mu- fully co:pluyed in the cause or religion,
Einbellished with the following elegant Copper Plates, all accurately copied from LAVATER,
and drawn by FUSILI.-I. A Boy and GIRL with Candle and Moth.--2. CHRIST walking on the Sea.-3. Cain ruminating on the Murder of ABEL.Engraved by BARLOW.
PART OF THE CONTENTS.
Page three feet; by the firing of a Piso :
tol, loaded with powder, as usual 351 To find out a Lover
352 To fpot a white horse with black spots 353 Tomake a stone, which, being wetted,
353 To prepare a Philosophical Tree in a glass
353 To dapple a horse
353 Various Performances and Deceptions with Cards
354 Palmistry, continued
355 Dimensions of the Hand, Touching Life, Death, &c. &c. : 357 Omens of Matrimony
359 The Querist, No. VIII.
Answers to Queries, &c. New Queries
361 The English Fortune-Teller. No. VII. 360 Lives of Eminent Magicians, &c.
A Correspondent with Angels
363 Dr. Blagrave Apparitions, Dreams, &c.
364 The false Guardian
Wondreful Incidents Domestic News
The Truth and Importance of Aftro:ogy 337 Spring Quarter Notification
342 Arbatel's Magic, continued
343 Properties of the Governor Arathon 343 Characters of Bethor, Phaleg, Och 344 Hagith, Ophiel, and Phul
345 General Precepts of the Secret 345 Albertus's Secrets of Nature, continued 346 Superiority of Man
348 Philosophical and Ingenious Amuse
348 Rules to be observed in playing the
Games of Cribbage, by Anthony
348 Practices commonly made use of by pro
fessional Players, or such men as
lation of Black Legs, &c. 349 Curious Case at four-handed Cribbage;
wherein not any of the four par.
351 An artificial Spider, which moves by Electricity
351 To extinguish two Wax Candles, and light two others, diftant about
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CORRESPONDENTS, &c. PART of Ben. Row's communications will feverally appear as foon as poslable; those which he has promised, will be thankfully received, and appear.
F. B.'s communications are from a book which we are extrading already. Those promised, if not in the same predicament, we thallthank him for.
To an obvious remark, that a frost has happened, soon after I said, " There will be no more froft;" I answer, That it will be seen from a paper, on the Truth, and Importance of Afrology*, that the World stands between two disunited, and contrary lights, though in a progress to union. These two are Spirie and Matter. As the actions of a man's body, may be against the direction of his mind, so may the actions of the World and its accidents, be against the mind of the World. Till these two lights are united, Afrology, founded on one, must be erroneus in the other. B.
I have anticipated the scheme of Country Societies. If my Gainsborough Correspondent will favour me with his address, the reit of his letter will be answered privately, and the opinion requefted, given.
W. G. Our Correspondent who dates from Montrose, will find due attention paid to his letter.
We profess our gratitude to our old friends of Domus Scientiæ, for their hints and good wishes : part of their late communications thall have place ; but we hope to semain excused for making such alterations as we thiuk for the best.
The Question upon Theft, transmitted from Stumperlow Hall, bears some marks of ingenuity, and may find a place at some future day ; but we have not yet, done with the nativities.
We thank T. G. for his extract from Sir Kenelm Digby, but as we are in possession of the book, his labour is not so useful to us as if his piece was more original,
W. W. W. Co. Durham. His Take-ju may probably be inserted at some future opportunity
We shall be glad to hear from W. W. on the subject he mentions. His paper on the increase and diminution of the saline properties of the Sea, is only too long for our purpose.
The letter frem Paris arrived too late for insertion in the present number.
Mr. G. can conceive an excufe for a · Lady thunning to give her name in the first inftance, but none for a man, and especially one who pretends to be a gentleman. If Miss A. will please to write her name and place of abode, Mr. Gilbert will return her a fatisfactory answer.
B. informs a correspondent from Montrose, that for his Notices he has not created a figure for any place but London ; and that he confiders England, and consequently London as, a proper center to move, or observatory to view, the concerns and events of all nations : the reason may be seen by referring to the P.S. of a Letter to the Rev. Mr. Beerç in No. IV. However, as particular countries rife on his eye, he may probably ses a figure for each place or country. He has hitherto considered them only as their fignifi. cators bear in a cæleftial figure on London and Paris. PARIS is his eaft and we house, LONDON.his 4th and 10th.
On receiving an address, the Nativity from Swansea will be privately transmitted by B. and no one will be refused by B. who come forward in a civil form, and with names.
To have inserted in the Magazine, the Nativities received this month, would have fille led the numbers
• In the part necessarily postponed till our next, but written fomne months paft.
į. 7. ThomG
If the Sun, Moon, and Planets, are reasoning and superspedion say, how allowed to belong to this system ; a po
can the Stars fall from Heaven? I ane. fition to which univerfal consent is fwer, how can the Stuart Family fall ? yielded ; it is an undeniable deduction, or ask Mr. Burke, how a King can be that they must have correspondent parts hurled from his Throne, by the arm of in it. They exist in all, and through God? When these questions are fairly all; fo faith David in the 19th Psalm, answered in a palpable sense, it will noe 3d and 4th verses, “ There is no speech be difficult to perceive, that the fars nor language, where their voice is not have been fallen from Heaven for a heard ; their line is gone out through considerable time; their voice has not all the earth, and their words * unto been attended to, their influence held the end of the world."
in vulgar contempt. They were in. If so far be acknowledged, there is ftituted " to give light upon the earth ;** autopfical demonftration of a connexion but this light, because Imall and glima through the erratic bodies with the mering, is defpised by the Philosopher, fixed Itars, so that every part of creation the Priest, the Bishop, the Difronter, is linked together. Did the Holy the Statesman, the Legiflators of EngSpirit speak unphilosophically, or ige land, With all these, the “ Stars are noranıly of the connexion and depend. fallen, and the Powers of Heaven are encies of his own creation, when pro- shaken;" therefore, “
upon all these phecying to the inhabitants of this are the ends of the world come. Planet of convulfion and grand changes? Once, a ftar appeared in the world, it connected them with the same of so little splendour, that wise men
Shaking in the Powers of Heaven t;" had travelled a considerable distance and the fall of Christianity with the to see its immediate correspondent “ falling of the Stars [ ?" Shallow on earth, before the inhabitants of
the place, where it was VERTICAL, Akrology, i. e. the words of the Stars.
Match, of Luke xxi. 26.
knew any thing about it.