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Priestley : The Patriot's Creed, extracted from Dr. Watson's Fast fermon; Biogra-e
phical anecdotes and miscellaneous remarks; Original letter of Bp. Butler ; Th
Spectator, Guardian, &c. illustrated: Memoirs of the late Joseph Highmore, esą
Description of Castle Caldwell, in Ireland; Hints for eftablishing a literary society

In May, Parliamentary debates continued; Memoirs of the late Sir Cha. Hardy
Dodíley's and Nichols's colle&tion of poems illustrated; Remarks on Bp. Lowth
Isaiah; The origin of tithes considered; On the rule for observing Easter; Remark
on the Englilh Poets; Tht suite of rooms belonging to the royal academy de
Scribed ; Various biographical anecdotes; Dean of Gloucester's plan of pacification
History of the Anacreontic society.

In June, Parliamentary debates continued ; Letter from a foreigner of distinctio
to the author of " Essays Moral and Literary;" Hines, from Dr. Lettsom, toward
alleviating the distresses of the poor; Rife and progress of the late tumults; Remark
on Ld Gco. Gordon ; Anecdotes of Dr. Broome, Dean Swift, and Edmund Smith
Memoirs of Dr. Wm. Harvey; Original letter of Bp. Butler. »

In July, Parliamentary debates continued; Account of the exhibition at the rova
academy: Original paper by Sir Isaac Newton Lift of Writers on Anfon's Voy.
age, with remarks; Extraordinary cure of a draply; Memoirs of Tarleton, the fa-
mous comedian; Curious account of the Lulip trade in Holland.

In August, Parliamentary dehates "continued; Arabic figures, when first used
Biographical Memoirs of Bp. Warburton; A gold coin of Syracuse illustrated

Farther remarks on Nichols's collection of poems; Different modes of taking de

grees in our two universities; Miscellaneous articles of biography; Authentic par-

ticulars of the famous Duke of Wharton; Remarks on Dodfey's Old Plays, and
his collection of poems; Miscellaneous remarks on antiquity and biography | Lama
mas-day, and Gule of August, whence so called.

In September, Parliamentary debates continued; Anecdotes of eminent men en-
quired after ; Curious particulars of the Monastery at Thetford; State of Rome in

its decline and of Great Britain compared ; Brief account of the late Lord Vernon ;

Narrative of the proceedings in Ireland on the sugar and mutiny biils; Rule for

finding Easter corrected ; A grammatical nicety discussed ; Notes concerning St.

Edmundíbury; Original Letter of Dr. Byrom on Divine Prescience; Some account

of that learned writer.

In October, Parliamentary debates continued ; Earl Cornwallis's account of the

defeat of Gen. Gates ; Cruelty attending the Nave trade ; Original letters from Dr.

Franklin, Mr. Pope, and Mr. Anftis, to Sir Hans Sloane; Memoirs of Dean

Stanhope ; Remarks on Lindsey's interpretation of the Logos ; Madan's notions of

polygamy reprobated; Prices of Stocks for 25 years compared; The Speculator (a

new Ellay, io be continued), N° I. ; Carte's account of Wat Tyler's infurre&tion;

Ceremonial of Garrick's funeral corrected and registered; Additional particulars of

Bp. Warburton.

In November, Parliamentary debates "continued ; Letter from the Author of

Thelyphthora, in defence of his notions of polygamy, New criticisms on Virgil;

Proceedings in the house of peers on the commitment of the Earl of Pomfrer ;

Original letters of King Charles tlie First; Inftances of imitation in Shakspeare ;

Anecdotes of Abp. Secker.

: In December, Parliamentary debates continued ; ' Remarkable death of the late

Mr. Hollis; Extraordinary fortitude of Nundocomar before and at his execution ;

Letters of Belingbroke and Lyttelton; of an antique representation of Hercules ;

Tour through the Peak of Derbyshire ; 'On Negro Navery: Curious original letters

on several very interesting subjects; Memoirs of the life and writings of Mr. Say,

and his defence of Buchanan versus Johnston and Benfon.

In the Supplement, Parliamentary debates continued; Original letter by the late
Dr. Bradley ; Philosophical queries Proceedings on the trial of Major Andre - Ad-
dress of convocation to the king ; Particulars of the late W. India hurricane; Al-
phabetical lists of new parliament; General index ; &c. &c.

* Our Correspondents are particularly requested to direct their future Favours
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45 frost in the night, fine day, and sometimes bright ditto

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29 8 50 a heavy dull day, fome trifling rain

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51 a very fine day, some little thowers

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30 I 50 cloudy morning, very fine afternoon
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Proceedings of the Sixth Seffion of the help wishing they had made the at

House of Connons, which was opened tempt, persuaded as he was, that it
Nov. 25, 1779, by a moji gracious muit have proved the bane of all their
Specch from the Tirone, in which we future enterprizes.
refer Vol. XLIX. p. 565; where, in Under all the perilous circumstances
jiead of Intention of the profint Admi. Awith which we were furrounded, the
nistration, in Lord Lyttelton's Speech, safe return of our mercantile fleets from
read Criterion.

every part of the habitable world, the HEN the Speaker capture of many valuable prizes from rerurned from the our enenies, their plans rendered aborHouse of Peers, and Brive, and their pride humbled, were so had twice read his many triumphs, which, though they Majesty's 1peech, might not induce parliament to carry

La L-wish-m congratulations to the throne, demandmoved the usual ad- ed the most grateful tribute of thanks.

dress with all the He concluded with commendations modeity and diffidence of a young on his Majesty's goodness in extending

C 1peaker ; he overved, that though no his paternal cares to every part of the brilliant conqueits had distinguished British empire, and particularly to the the last summer's campaign, yet the distresses of his loyal subjects in Ireland, events that had happened were suffici. hoping at the same time that the memently important to derand oar molt pbers of that house would be unanimous grateful acknowledgements to his Ma- in seconding his Majeity's gracious injesty, for his wisdom in penetrating, and tentions, by affording them immediate his vigour in defeating the designs of relief. He then moved the following his cnemies, leagued in a powerful address: combination for the invalion and de “ Most Gracious Sovereign,

E struction of this country. The powers We, your Majesty's molt dutiful of France and Spain, moved by ambi- and 1syal subjects, the Coinmons of tion, and united in perfidy, had been Great Britain in Parliament assembled, almost every where frustrated, and their beg leave to return your Majesty the feets and ai mies forced to return with thanks of this Houle, for your moit disgrace. The flag of Bourbon, which gracious Speech from the Throne. had been vauntingly displayed along “ We are truly sensible, that, in the our coasts, had been tarnished by a present arduous lituation of atairs, we precipitate retreat. The firm counte are called upon by every principle and nance of our troops, and the well-con- every sentiment of duty to your Macerted disposition of our militia, struck gjesty, and to those we represent, to exthe enemy with terror; and the dread ert and to unite our utmolt efforis in the of never being able to return detere support and defence of our country amined them not to attempt to land. gainit a most unjust war, and one of

For his part, he said, he could not the moit dangerous confederacies that


4 Summary of Proceedings in the present Parliament, was ever forined against the Crown and as well as strength, to the national de People of Great Britain.

fence. “ We fce and revere she goodness of “ Your Majesty's faithful Commons Divine Providence, in frustrating and receive with gratitude, and take a fine ditappointing the deligns of our ene cere part in your Majesty's paternal exmies to invade this kiogdom : And a pre!lions of concern that the various whenever they attempt to carry their and extensive services and operations of menaces into execmion, we trust that the ensuing year mult unavoidably be their attacks will be repelled, and their attended wiih great and heavy exenterprize deteaed, by the bletting of peoces: yet, when it is conficered how the faine Providence on the valour and much the commerce, the prosperity, intrepidity of your Majesty': fleets and and the safety of Great Britain depend arries; and that your Majesty's gru- Bon the iftive of this content, we doubt cious and endearing c clararion of your not that such powerful confiderations confidence in the character and courage and motives will induce all your Ma. of your people, will be justified by the jesty's fubjects to futtain, with chearmolt convincing proofs, that they are fulness and magnanimity, whatever ftill animarrd by the same ardour, and burthcus shall be found necessary for the same fpirit, that have in tormer craising such supplies as may enable your times carried this nation through to Majeity to profecute the war with viniany dithenilies and dangers, and have gour and effect, and to make every fo often ena led ineir ancestors to pro- exertion, in order to compel your enegect their co intry and all its dominions, mies 10 listen to equitable terms of and to save not only heir own rights, peace and accommodation.” but the liberties of other free ftates, D' Ld Park--r seconded the address, from the reitlets ambition and encroach and earnestly exhorted the House to ing power of the House of Bourbop, unanimiry; to support the crown and

“ We acknowledge, with thankful- its ininisters; to relieve the distresses ness, your Majesty's goodness and at- of our filter kingdom; and to give tention to the address of this Houfe, every assistance in their power to ena: respecting your loyal and faithful kiny, ble his Majesty to compel his enemies dom of Ireland, in being pleased 10 or. E to content io ierins of equity and ma, der such papers to be communicated to deration. this Houie, as may ailiit our delibera Ld 1.C-nd--, though he difliked țions on this important business: And the speech upon the whole, approved of we beg leave to assure your Majeliy, that part in which Divine Providence that we will not fail to take into our was acknowledged as a powerful ally i confideration what further binefits and , he thought the framer of the speech advantages may be extended to that night have gone itill farther, and given kingdom by such regulations, and such Divine Providence more credii; for to merhods, as may most effectually pro- that, and nothing else, we owed our mote the common strength, wealth, and salvation. With an inferior feet, qe interests, of all your dominions. defenceless coast, a divided ministry,

" Permit us, Sir, to return our hum- and Plymouth, one of our principal ble thanks to your Majesty, for the Gbulwarks, without ammunition, wargracious manner in which your Majesty like provifion, or men, What had we a renews and confirms your intire appro- right to expect but deftruction, had not bation of the good conduct and steady a Divine Providence interposed To mi. discipline of the natio:ial militia; and · nisters we owed the shameful and igno, to atture your Majesty, that we concur minious fight of a British feet avoiding most sincerely with your Majesty, inH the enemy, and abandoning a naked acknowledging and applauding the me. coast to their insults. This, he would ritorious zeal and services of those loyal maintain, was the first time such a dily subjects who stood forth in the hour of grace had happened to the British flag. dapest, and who had added confidence, His lordship expressed his astonish,


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