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them from seizing, upon the ground of received opinion, the person of that ************** Hon. Gentleman, whom some people alledge they know, and many believe, From the GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE. to have been, in part at least, the author of that excellent and unanswered Injurious treatment of the Logwood-cute. work ; from entering his house abrupt.

ters by the Spaniards. ly, alarming his family, keeping him F all the instances which the prein close custody ; tumbling his most le fent ministry have given us of cret and confidential papers and deeds their ability and inclination to promote carelesly into a fack, as in the former the welfare of the public, none can be instances, and trusting them to the hands more extraordinary than their late beof a common and unresponsible person, haviour in relation to our logwood cucwithout schedule or security for reco. ters in the bay of Honduras. very of them ? In this case, it is true, Though we received repeated acthe outcry would be great and general, counts that the Spaniards refused ac. from the character of the person thus knowledging our right to level logwood treated. But on the other hand, what in the bay of Honduras; tho' we were would not Lord Halifax have to say in assured they liad driven our people from his defence ? It would now be alledged, their settlements, and threatned to imnot only that there are numberless pre- prison those who refused to go ; yet cedents upon the file of office, in jutti- those in power shewed the greatest indiffication of this practice, and that, if it ference on the occasion, and refused to be not legal by the written letter of the take any measures for redress, till they fatute law, it is lawgrown, out of long had almost resigned the possibility of af. usage; " but that the House of Com- fording it. Instead of Aying to our mons, in the very last winter, thought assistance at the commencement of the it fo necessary a power in magiftracy, oppreffion, they looked contentedly on, that they refused to condemn or to abro- till our ruin in that part of the world gate it." It would be confidently asked, was nearly completed; and instead of “ Whether their acquiescence in the interesting themselves in our behalf exercise of it, upon an express motion, while there was every thing to be saved, and after long debate, does not prove, never offered to honour us with the that they thought the power itself nei- smallest mark of protection while there ther illegal nor dangerous ? Whether, was scarcely any thing to be lof. An after this sanction given to it by the in- adminiftration actuated with a real condecision and reference of the House of cern for the weltare of the kingdom, Commons, it is not to be considered as would, upon the firit complaint against law, until the courts of judicature have the Spaniards, have examined with the pronounced it is not ?" To prevent minutelt puhatuality into their proceed. this uncertainty in so fundamental an ings, and called them, if culpable, to article of our conftitution, in which, in a fevere account. A wise and prudent their judgment, to be in doubt is to be ministry would have seen the necessity in danger, the 220 calumniated mem- of checking every opposition of their bers of the Minority honourably, tho' country in its earliest bud, instead of ineffectually contended. And let the suffering it to grow vigorous in matu. impartial public now decide, whether rity; and demanded a reparation from they are most indebted to those, who the aggressors on the very first act of Jaboured to bring this their great inte. violence and injustice, instead of wait. reft to an immediate determination, or ing for an accumulation of indignities to the 234 members of the Majority of and wrongs. that day, who prevailed in having it Great stress is laid by the partizans referred to a furure trial at law. of the ministry on the memorial lately

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presented by our ambassador, in relati. ************** on to this affair, at the court of Ma. drid. But in the name of wonder, why From the GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINĖ. was not this memorial dispatched months before our cutters were in a manner

Real cause of the rise of Broadcloth. ruined, and driven out of the bay of Honduras ? what reparation however

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our peoples going to America,behas this celebrated memorial produced: cause our woollen manufactories are in -why, pone at all.-- The king of Spain the greatest distress for hands; and a barely promises that the subjects of Great report has from thence arisen, that la.

Britain (ball for the future meet with no perfine cloths are to be advanced one i obstruction in the logwood trade; but hilling per yard : now as an error of

says not a sylable about making us a. this nature may mislead us with respect mends for the damages which we have to the remedy; give me leave to offer a already sukained from the insolent ra- more probable reason for the rise of pacity of his officers. He neither talks cloths ;. and this, Sir, must be occafiof punishing those officers, whose be- oned by the rise of wool; for this cliphaviour he condemns ; nor of reim- ping season I have given for the same bursing the expences of the people, whom sort of wool in the Reece nineteen Phil. he sees plunged by that behaviour in the lings, which I bought this time two most pinching poverty and distress! Of years for fourteen and sixpence ; and what service then is his royal word? when the fine wools are forted out, the we see

most folemn treaties advance is much greater. Here it trampled under foot : we see our sub- may justly be asked, how it happens that jects beggared, and our resentment de. wool Mould rise, so much, if the conspised ; and yet we rest contented with sumption is not greatly increased this, the bare assurance of a word, which Sir, is the point I wish to be strictly enhas already been publicly broken, and quired into ; and I believe it will be alk no reparation for the injuries which found that great quantities are sent a. we have hitherto sustained, but a pitiful broad; for I was credibly informed, promise that our neighbours will for bear that 500 packs were sent from one place the continuation of their infolence and in the north-west part of England, to inhumanity for the time to come. the Isle of Man, in one winter. In

But if our great people are so regard time of war we have many hips cruize less about the general honour of the ing, and no communication with the nation, it is to be hoped that some con- French ; and then we are able to keep sideration will be thewn to such of the our wool at home ; but since the peace, miserable individuals as have been plan. either French, Dutch, or any other, dered by their negligence in this unhap- may easily convey our wool from that py affair. It is to be hoped that the illand. I was very glad to find by the cries of so many wretched families will papers, that something of this sort is not be added to the execrations of the discovered ; for it is said orders are kingdom, but that the administration, given to form a chain of cutters at the since it had not spirit enough to make north entrance of the Irish channel, to good their losses out of the king of prevent Irish wool from being carried Spain's coffers, will at least have hones. clandestinely from the Ile of Man. I tý enough to reimburse them out of its dare say, if this be well attended to, it

will be found to be English, and not Irish wool only, that is so carried away ; and if the government do but well look to this affair, the service they will do

the nation, and the disadvantage to the i Lisisit:

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The moft common symptoms, or signs, of this disease, besides the former,

are laflitude, indolence, itching, anxieFrom the LONDON MAGAZINE. ty, a tightness near the stomach on the DUO) Oct Cause and Lyra of the Yellow Jaundice. acerberations of the fever, difficulty of

right side ; paleness, low pulse, irregular SI R, 9

breathing, dryness, and roughness of FTER 'the fone in the last Ma. the skin, coftiveness, blackish urine, tingA dice, as being something similar thereto, in the mouth, and fometimes the hicas well in its cause and fymptoms, as cough, and choleric vomitinigs; all obmethod of cure.

jects appearing yellow, as paffing thro® The caufé generally is a small fone, a yellow medium ; with acute pain moor vifefu bile, obftructing the biliary lesting the right hypocondrium, as being ducks, or paffages, that thould freely the region where the liver Ties; fomeconvey

y the gall from the glands of the times it is the effect of a violent fit of liver, as soon as fecreted from the blood, the cholick' caused from a sudden coninto the upper part of the duodenum, ftri&tion of the mouth of the dutius como or first inteftine; to mix with the food, munis choledochus, throʻ the pain thereof, as palling down from the pylorus, out which mutually excite each other, till of the stomach, whereby, for want of the overflowing obftracted gall in the its 'usual vent thither, and stagnating in liver being abforbed into the blood, and the portas biliarius," or excretory duets, the bilious excretory dnets thereby a litit is fucked up by the bibilous, or ab- tle relaxed, the painful contraction of forbent vefsels, of which the body is e- the intestines cealing, it resumes its 0 very where full, and mixing with the fual vent into the first gut; and all things general mass of blood in the veins, is come into order again. Proin carried about therewith, in its common The cure is, as the case, fomewhat course of circulation all over the body; like that of the stone, both proceeding when it is seen to'tinge, from its ex- from a similar obstruction of the excreceeding whiteness, the transparent mem- tory duet of their respective bowel, from brane of the eye first, and soon after the fome firm, foreign, and resifting extra* furface of the whole body; nay,' even neous fubftance, or body, and fo they the pia mater, or thin film, that imme. Both alike indicate almost the very fame diately covers the brain, as' at private intentions of cure : viz., it, To'widen directions I have feen,

the paffage. 2dly, To give ease. 3dly, Now the- jaundice proceeds 'not, 'as To disolve." And lastly, To expel'ttre fome have thought, from the obftruc cause : But this, by the by," only when fion of the glands of the liver them it can be effected'; for physicians do not felves, for as much as many have died pretend to perform impossibilities, or of a very scirrlious liver, who had no work miracles"; to whose art, as'to the jaundice in their life-time at all. This fea, there are cettáin bounds ret beis plainly proved too, in an article of the yond which it cannot extend: yet when fate Medical Museum, whithér t'refer God appoints life,lie also appointsmeans, you, but from a' meer stoppage in the therefore they are not to be neglectedt faid ductus biliarius, or gali pipe, and

with the aliment in the in. uses you may have of him for the Lord testines is utterly prevented, the only hath created Itim for of the moft' high reason of their faces being always white, cometh Healing, and he shall receive Thật this is the true state of the case I honour of the kinig. The skin of the will produce a plain proof, not to inter. physician fhall lift up his head, and in rupt the discourse, at the contlufion.

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miration. The Lord hach created me. A warm bath, neck high, made of dicines out of the earth, and he that is any emollient herbs, it matters not wise will not abhor them. Then give which ; such as tormerly mentioned place to the phyticia, for the Lord hath for the stone is proper here also, especreated him, let him not go from thee, cially when the distemper has continued for thou hast need of him." But to re. long, by which time it often degeneturn to our inain point.

rates into the black jaundice, and from One grain, or two. at most, of solid which it does not essentially differ, but opium, or xxx or xl drops of liquid lau. is the very same disease in its highest danum, will effectually answer the first degree ; when it must be treated as a and second intentions, by easing pain, scirrhous liver, with which it is generally and relaxing the passage ; penetrating attended. "If circumstances cannot al. and detergent drugs will produce the low of the apparatus for bathing, fothird, and purgatives and emetics will mentations on the right side may be uled procure the fourth and last purpose. in its room. Cordials are convenient

Among the many specifics for this for the great lowness of fpirits generally disease are : faffron, rhubarb, millepedes, attending this distemper. or church-bugs, Alicant, and Venice Great sorrow will sometimes cause soap, powder of turmeric root, southern the jaundice; as also the hite of the wood, sheeps dung infused in beer, or viper, when it is dangerous. If it that of fowls in wine, as also celandine proceeds from stones in the gall duct, roots boiled in wine, tartar vitriolated, it is generally incurable, if it be vio. ens veneris, earth worms, cream of tar. lent and very long neglected ; as allo tar, sweet spirits of lalt, columbine seeds, if it attends wounds, unless from their juice of horehound, Jeffer centaury, and dressings laid on over hot, it is seck. elecampane ; the juice of dodder is reckoned fatal. oned excellent, as allo leaves of black, After all this account, it remains or Dutch currants ; flowers of broom, only row to annex a few tried, and wormwood, madder, filverweed, juice well-approved, recipes, and conclude of ground-ivy, strawberry leaves, the with an extraordinary case. five opening roots, succory, endive, a. My nostrum, which never yet failed grimony, flowers of St. Jolin's wort, the me, is this : take of the powder of inner bark of the barberry bush. The turmeric root, two drams; oil of anni. stone found in a bull's gall bladder, dried seed, thirty drops ; of Alicant, or of and powdered, a dram at a time, in a Venice soap, one ounce; with Syrup of gill of white wine, the dung of all saffron; beat all into a mass for pills, fowls and animals. The white portion Take five three times a day, drinking of birds dung is seen swiinming in their a glass of church-bug.wine, or a gill urine, and makes the crulty Mell of their of decoction of pipperidge bark, or ceegg ; the rest is painted white with it. landine roots, or of any of the aboveThus white portion of goose dung, el. faid drugs, after them every time, pecially, diligently seraped off the dry Those, who cannot swallow pills may fæces, or otlxerwise separated from the make bolufles of the mass, of the bigmoist, and dried, is a great secret with ness of a small nut-meg, and dissolve some for the core of the jaundice. Æ- them in any proper vehicle above thiops mineral is a most powerful re- prescribed ; or if their ftomach cannot medy in this case, as is allo, when no bear such, in warm milk, if milk does high fever attends it, tinctura facra. not naturally disagree with them. ·

I mention here so many several foris 'I he millepede wine is made by infuof drugs, as well for food as medicine, fing two or three ounces of live church to pick and chuse out of, as that where bugs in a .quart of shenith wine, or Some of thcon cannot be blad, others white Lifbon ; make the bottle now may.

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much wine cellent'. medicine, abounds safely the moft inward 'recelles of our once a week, and after it's having 394 Tbe BEAUTIES of all the MAGAZINES selected. the glass may chance to burst, after a cacuanha, a scruple, more or less. This few days infusing, ftrain off the wine is the best and mildest vómit to pump by squeezing the bugs quite dry, keep forward the obstructing cause with it ready by you for use.

to settore the wonted course of the

Ten.no much with a fine volatile attenuating may be quickened by adding a grain animal salt, that it is able to penetrate or two of: cartár emetic. Repeat' it Anett

. Deftels, and is so connatural with worked once of itself, and not before, our conftitution, that it may be taken carry'it off by drinking lukewarm carat any time very fafely, and has this un dausbr camomile tea. Dr. Dover common property too, that it is good feems tonid of turpeth minerál,

but I in all chronical diseases whatever. think it too rough for most patients 1. The decoction is made by boiling without the presence of the physician. a handful or two of either, or 'barh, Ure decoction of railins, or strawberry in a quart of blacksmith's forge water, leaves, either alone or mixed, for or with a pint of white wine mixed, till dinary drink: about a pint is waited; when cool,

Thus" I think I have mentioned, as Atrain of the liquor hard, then bottle briefly as I could; every thing materie it up for

in mult here Or; powder, fix drams; of saffron, one happy it would be for the patient, and dram; of tartar. yitriolated, or ens much eafier for the learner, did phy:

a dram; make a powder fical writers observe, after the for seven dosęs, to be taken twice or mendable example of our learved thrice a day in thenith wine. college of phyficians in compiling their

Or, Take of the pulps of raisins, laft dispensatory, fuch Amplicity in half a pound ; best rhubarb, three their prescrip:ions, and a like concile. drams į tartar vitriolated, two drams; ness in their descriptions; whereas we with fyrup of saffron make an electu meet with the very reverse, and won. ary ; 'to be taken, the bigness of a derful it is to behold, how molt me. nutmes, three times a day, drinking à dical authors are so far from being dose of the above faid medicated wine, brief and inftructive ro the young titi or of the decoction, after it every time. dent, that they are enough to puzzle

Or, of gum half an and confound even an old practitioner ounce, rub it well first in a stone mor- they over abounding with such a hudcar, then by pouriug thereon by de. dle of prescriptions, and those confift. grees a pint of water, reduce it into ing of such a farrago of ingredients, a smooth emulsion ; strain it through that for my part I should be afraid a piece of gaule, or mulin; then add to take them. Belides, how very irkto it a gill of white wine. Take threesome also is that tedioulfers, often at: or four spoonfuls three times a day; or tending their long harangues, a little il may be taken in pills it so preferred: like old women's chat, who ever love For purgatives use powder of rhu- to hear themselves talk; or as if they Barb, which is always best taken in greatly feared their medical care

art would fubftance, two scruples, or a dram, or otherwise become too plain and caly, one ounce, or two of plain fýrup of and fo lose in time, much of its anbackthorn early: or if no inflammation cient obschwity and venerable myfte in the cafe, to be known by a strong ry. It is a laying of the divine old quick

putre, take two ounces of tin&tu: Hippocrates': 'that life is bort but art rafacra at bed time reptát these once, is long : "therefore we ought to endea. or twice a week.

vour to render art shorter, in order to For emetit; use fafe powder of fpes make life the longer.

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