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ale-house in Turnmill-street, under Hangman to give their female Slaves a the name of the Cock-and-Hen-club, round dozen, for their amusement, Mr. Boddington was directed by the After this punishment is inflicted, the Justices to disperse them: accordingly, poor wretches are obliged to curtsey to attended by ocher constables, he went the flagellator, and kiss the scourge, to to the house; and, upon entering the few that they have nothing stubborn club-room, the officers were assailed in their difpofition. This, among with cutlasses, and other wearons, innumerable other cruelties stand reand were all severely wounded. Hub- corded in the Report of the Committee bard was the man who attacked Mr. on the Slave Trade. Boddington, and wounded him so Among the fingular events attendant terribly on the head, treast, and upon the French Revolution, may be shoulders, with a cutlass, that his re reckoned that of Louis XVI. being covery was for several months def. obliged to take out a patent as “Manupaired of. The injury Mr. Bodding- facturer of China." This is ton received on the above occasion count of the Works at Seve, near Paris, greatly impaired his constitution, and, on which his Majesty expends a large it is supposed, contributed towards fum annually. his premature death, by rendering him 13. A trotting match was performed susceptible of the mot poignant feels on the road between Cambridge and ings on beholding the dying agonies Newmarket; a Stable-keeper under

man who had attempted to took to trot 32 miles in two hours murder him, and had ablolutely. He was allowed two horses, and pere embittered some of the latter years of formed it in a minute and a half less his life.

than the time. 12. A man cleaning the two pair So much had the mutineers of the of stairs windows of Lord Le De- Bounty conformed to the customs and spenser, fell down, and was impaled manners of Otaheite, that when two on the iron railing. He had also one of CHRISTIAN's crew swam off to thigh broken, and yer is likely to the Pandora frigate, they were fo survive the melancholy accident. TATTOED, and exhibited so many · John Kimber, master of the Re. Other characteristic ains, that on covery, a veslel employed in the Slave being first received on board, the Trade, has been apprehended at Bristol Pandora's people took them for natives by the Bow-street Runners, and of the island. brought to the Public Office Bow We trust that the present Bill before street, on a charge of having murdered Parliament for the reformation of the three female llaves on their passage Police, will have the desired effect. from the coali of Africa to that of the And it is hoped, that at a future peWest-Indies, and is committed to riod the Public will not say that the Newgate to take his trial.

title of the Bill should have run thus, • There are now in Newgate 406 “ A Bill for the extending the number prisoners, of whom 185 are debtors, of the VENAL Magistrates, and con15 under sentence of death, 19 respit- fusing the Westminster Police." This ed during his Majesty's pleasure, 80 Bill fulfils a late Prediction. transports, 80 under orders of imprison A Club called the CHEROKEES, ment for certain determined periods, has been instituted in Dublin, by a and 27 for trial.

fet of uncivilized barbarians, of family To such a pitch of depravity is the and fortune. They have been lately human mind reduced, by continual dispersed, by the activity of the objects of cruelty being presented to Magistracy, but not before two of the the eye, that it is not unusual for the RUFFIANS were sent to Newgate, for Ladies in the Welt-Indies to order the attempting to tomahawk a lady of

fathion, in a sedan-chair.


Conjuror's Magazine ,


Bagical and Phycognomical Mirror.

MAY, 1792.

Embellished with the following elegant Engravings, all accurately copied by Barlow, frora

LAVATER.-5. ATTENTION, DESIRE, Hope, reflecting ASTONISHMENT ; afte GUIDO.--2. The BRUTAL Son taking leave of an indulgent Father.-3. The Last SUPPER, after RAPHAEL.



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401 Spring Quarter

* 401 Farther Verifications

401 Effects of the Planetary Influence * 402 Hints to young Artits, by W. Elder, in answer to B.

404 The Augur, No. VII

405 Origin of certain Customs Arbaiel's Magic, continued

407 The Seven Secrets

408 Curious Narrative, of man tracing out

murderers by their footsteps 409 The Murdering Sickle

411 Albertus's Secrets of Nature, continued 412

Influence of the Planets on the Foetus 413 The English Fortune-teller, No. VIII 414 Oracles for the Ladies

414 The Theory of Colours, from Nichola

son's Tranflation of Chaptal's Che-

The preparation of the Indigo Vat
The Querist, No. IX.

417 Answer to Queries

417 On the Increase or Diminution of the

New Queries

419 Philosophical and Ingenious Amuse

420 How to change a pack of cards into

all manner of pictures
How to deliver out four aces, and

Page convert them into four knaves

421 The Golden Head, which leaping and

dancing in a glass, answers differ-
ent questions

421 To cut Glass, ot even a piece of Cryfa

tal, let it be ever so thick, without
the help of a Diamond, in the same
shape as the maik of the drawing
made on it with Ink.

421 For a person to chuse a card, you not

supposed to know what it is, and
then for the perfon to hold the
cards between his finger and thumb,
to ftrike them all out of his hand

except the very card he had taken 421 Lives of Eminent Magicians, &c.

421 Gilles de Laval, Lord of Rais, a mon

Ater in human shape, from the gift
Number of Gifford's History of

421 The cruel Alchemist

422 Life of Paracelsus

423 Jacob Boehmen

425 Apparitions, Dreams, &c.

426 Apparition of Sir John Owen, con

Inftance of Wirchcraft
An Instance of the force of Imagi-

Domestic News, &c.




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We esteem ourselves highly favoured by Mr. Adams ; his observations and ftrictura to all he attended to : we flatier ourselves he will perceive in the present number, proper attention has been paid to his remarks.

J. 3. At a future day we may comply with his wifh; but it is our duty to adhere to our original plan.

J. D. of Buckden, took the most effectual means of obtaining information and notice upon the subject of his enquiry. We return him thanks for his convivial present, and can assure him, the specimen, upon trial, appears to be Arsenical White Pyrite, ufually found embodied in folid rock. We, however, caution him to be careful in his future ex“periments, as they might be attended with danger.

A. J. Junior, Sheffield, thall find himself noticed in a future number,
J. F. His horary question on ftolen goods has our entire approbation.

Leo's long letter and queries are in hand; and Peter's defence of Afrology shall be made use of at a future opportunity.

Our correspondent at Montrole has our fincere thanks; it is flattering to be noticed at so great a distance from home.

We are greatly obliged to The Petit SORCier of H--11--r-ftreet for his intended favour; but so many fancies and combinations with cards and dice have appeared in public, without being proved by experience or calculation, that we must for the present beg leave to decline his kind offer, being apprehensive that his tricks, though new, and extremely ingenious, might deceive our readers, for we can boast such as think for themselves. However, we shall hold ourselves greatly indebted to this correspondent for the MS, he mentions on the cabalistic numbers of Hermes.

QUERIES. It is with reluctance we could not insert the learned and laborious answer to B. R.'s Query I. in No. 8. in length; it exceeded our limits. We request a continuance of Mr. Hargrave's correspondence. His queries shall foon have a 2 place.

The remainder of the Queries have been satisfactorily answered by the following gentlemen. J. D. Buckden. Will. Davis. H. L. Stépher Richards. Domus Scientiae K. Willianis. A. C. Litchfielaienfis. Grace Honour. Wm. Deacon, Philomath, Hotspur. Mercutio, and some anonymous.

Proposals for inftra@ing Pupils in Spiritual Knowledge, including a Plan for commencing Societies or Colleges for receiving inttruction.

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Second Class.-Eighty pounds per annum; org fixty guineas down.
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The lowest.-Twenty pounds per annum; or, fifteen guineas down. all, the first quarter to be advanced.

The instruction, to be epistolary and personal, according to circomstances : and, if per. fonal, either at the Pupil's own house, or at Mr. GILBERT'S ; who, as soon as 200l. are subscribed, will provide a proper place to receive Pupils either publicly or privately,

beri plea'e: if epiftolary, the Pupil must free the postage. Each Pupil ought to understand the elements of Afronomy.

As there are many excellent tre atises in the Latin tongue on Aftrology and Magic, Mr. Gilbert will also instruct any Lady in that lenguage, in order to promote her better knowledge of Spirit and Astrology, at such moderate advance as her particular circumItances may render convenient to her.

Societies. To accoinmodate the lowest clafs, Mr. GILBERT will instruct any number of persons from three to twelve, at ten guineas each per annum, and above that number indifinitely at only five guineas per head, for all those who are added to the original twelve; or, he will take any number above three at lix guineas down each. N. B. Those persons mu& actually meet regularly in fociety, and their names and nativities must be given to Mr. GILBERT.

Talismans.-Talismans will be charged to the lowest class at only one guinca; fo the third at TEN guineas; to the second at TWENTY guineas; to the first at FORTY guineas, exclusive of the coft of materials and construction, for which the tradesmea's bills thall be presented.

No Talisinan's will for the future be made for any but Pupils, and I will pop robot operation of all but those which are inade through my direction, or by myself.


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ters will be conducted jovially, and FARTHER VERIFICATIONS, Jupiter helps them. Some great per.

son is intent on pleasure and uxorious I Now, under Spring, treat of a enjoyment. I ain not inclined to conconfiguration, wherein Kings are all tradict Moore's predictions this quar. POWER and DIRECTION -wherein ţer; let the effects be seen, their mandates find no delay nor dir. This quarter promises an end to appointment in execution. 'H, called matters begun in the winter quarter. by me Georgeanos figures on the mid.. This quarter destroys scorpions and heaven, Mars, lord of the ascendant, fifth brothers, or fisters. A fine obeys his orders punctually. Females Spring will succeed, and end with incondescend very much; they favour troducing a fine Summer. The çare. low sort of people, sorcerers, reclufes, ful gardener prevents blights, and servants--they succumb to the lowest. Mars, ingenious, and active, sedate, people are proud, vịndictive,

TO AUSTRIA. marshal, safe. Every thing will be complete; there will be no half and Let him that girdeth on his sword half doings this quarter--for all the boast as he who taketh it off. angles, with the Moon, Venus, Georgeanos, are fixed.

The opposition of h and 24 (whom
Moore calls the two GRAND INFOR-

And I will leave him neither root TUNEs, and perhaps juitly, as at present nor branch-For strong is the Lord marked) may probably, through Spain, God who judgeth her, France, and England, let the bad spi. rits of Russia and Auftria at logger.

FRANCE, heads.

Be not furprized if bishops and dig. The Lord is my rock, and my fornitaries of the Church be more intent tress, and my deliverer. on Venus than Jupiter, though mate Thou haft also given me the necks

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of my enemies, that I might destroy and a man shall be a hiding-place from them that hate me- Then did I beat, the wind, a covert from the tempeit, thein small as the dust of the earth; I as the shadow of a great rock in a did stamp theîn as the mire of the weary land, ftreet, and did spread them abroad.



Behold! all they that despise thee Your hands are not bound, nor shall perish! your feet put in fetters.

This day will I begin to put the Peace, peace to them that are afar fear of thee, and the dread of thee, upoff, and to them that are near, faith on the nations that are under the whole the Lord.

heaven; who shall hear report of

thee, and shall tremble and be in anTO ENGLAND.

guish because of thee: It is done-Į

am Alpha and Omega. I will restore thy Judges as at the The leading maxim of the King first, and thy Counsellors as at the be- must now be, Fortitur in re. He will ginning-afterward thou shalt be cal. preserve the fuaviter in modo where ied a city of righteousness, the Faithful

He can: but subordinately to the first. City.

The King of Poland and French naGive, O God! thy judgments unto tion must do the same to ftrangers, that the King, and thy righteousness to the the King of England is obliged to do KING's Son.

to his own subječts. Their first object A King shall reign in righteousness, must be to be FEARED-and then to and Princes shall rule in judgment; be LOVED.



AFTER having for several years by the concealments of certain Direcdiligently ftudied, and carefully ob- tors of a certain great company, who served, the effects of the planetary in- by fallacious statements of the comple fiuences on the great mutations of ny's ability to continue a large dividend the world, I am deeply convinced of to the proprietors of their stock, in de. their reality and power; and therefore fiance of the proteits of the virtuous trouble you with a few observations Mr. Manship, sustained the prices of on the extraordinary and magnificent the stock at an enormous height, till events which are now bursting from Fordyce and his connections were the womb of time.

overwhelmed in ruin; India stock In the year 1772, the two fuperior soon after fell 50 per cent. planets, Saturn and Jupiter, repeatedly During the interesting period, to in opposition from the signs Pisces and which I have referred, a foundation Virgo; your readers cannot fail to re was laid for that unhappy, and ruicollect the mischiefs that happened to nous contest, which separated the many worthy inhabitants, not only of American ftates from the parent coun. this metropolis, but also of various try: which also leads me to obferve, other parts of the country, by the fai. that this month begun with an oppolure of Fordyce, Down, and Co. fition of the planets, Saturn and Jupi. whose speculations, though founded ter, from the cardinal and equinoctil on rational principles , were defeated signs, Aries and Libra; which the

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