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every country values above all blessings, and and Montreal, or with the Allegheny. the loss of which we ourselves are now de- and Laurel ridge of mountains, they are preeating as the greatest calamity that can little more than mole-hills; and be the consequence of our present difficulties." mountains, though full of ravines and

woods, and poffeffed by an ambuscading 86. Concio ad Clerum Provincie Cantuarienfis, in Ede Paulina Kal. Novemb. Habila a

enemy, did norintimidate nor obliruat an Gulielmo Cooke, Decano Elsenfs et Coil Reged the country, which the General dias seen,

Amherkt, a Forbes, or a Bouquet. If Cantab. Præpofito. Julia Reverendiffimi. 44... is every where covered with wood, 15. Bathurst, &c.

THE learned . Provost, from John, where do chofe immense quantities of xviii. 36., My Kingdom is not of this wheat, rye, barley, Indian corn, and World, has clearly and elegantly defined buck wheat, which furnith the inhaliwhat is the kingdom of Christ, and shew- tants with food, and are exported to Eued that its pature is wholly spiritual. rope, find room to grow? II. The In conclusion, he congratulates the pre

“ loyalty" of the Americans our author fent times on religion and government, supports by the testimony of Eari Cornchurch and Nate, under the auspices of wailis, who avers, that." 3 or 4ee came a most pious prince, being happily united in every day for ten days ae Trentun and and interwoven.

Bordentown” (that is, whilst the troops

fiaid there); and at N, York and Phila87, À Reply to the Observasicas

. of Lieutenaniz' delphia they also came in whenever thcỳ General Sir William Howe on a Pamibie, safely could or dared, Washington being imiruledh " Letters to å Nobieman;" in allowed closely to superintend the lines which his Misrepresentations are deteftd, and at N. York, and the people in Pennsylzboje Letters are supported by a Variety of vania being ordered to "remain peaceanew Matter and Argument. 16 which is bly at their usual places of abode. III. added, An At pendix, containing, 1. Lu-. In regard to Sir Wm. Howe's " force," ter Sir William Howe, wfon bis Stric- his own returns laid before the H. of zures on Mr. Galloway's private Charaler. Commons last year prore, that he had at 2. A Letter from M. Kirk (Grocer at Not- Staten Illand -4,464 ente fires, rank and tingham] to Sir William Hows, and bis file, and fit for duty; and, in the whole, Anfaver, 3. A Letter from a lemmittee ro the Prefident of the Congress, on tbe Scene of fore maintained, and adding the garrison

26,980, anih, officers added, 31,675 as beibe Rebel Army at Valley Forge, found among ibe Paters of Henry Laurens, Ejq;

at Rhode Inand, 40,84. Total of the By she slurbor of Letters to a Nobleman. rebel force 18,009. 80,000 was a shain 8ve. 35. Wilkie.

return, whole fallacy the General know.' THIS påmplilet, which is feldom the IV: As to the difficulties of palling the cale, fullg answers its title, as, in our Delaware, which occafioued' his long opinion, this able and well-informed circuitous partage to the Chesapeak, that writer, a much more formidable 'anţa- river (it is here affirmned) is fordable in gonist than Washington, has clearly dif- mariy places between Trenton and Co-* proved all the positions of Sir William ryels-Perry in June, July, and Auguft; Howe, has incontrovertibly cfiablished and if it was 'not fo, is not 300 yards the facts he before maintained, and has wide. The grouud on the Jersey fide driven the General from all his strong comnapas tlic other side, and incre lgåts holds. We Thall confine ourselves to and pourroons. than were peceliary were the facts which we have mentioned, prepared and carried from Brinfwick p: 53. I. To, confute the testimony of V. As to his sequiltion of 15,900 men Maj. Gen. Grey, in regard to the "im- more, the General had then, hy his own practicability of the country that he has returns, 31,476, while the whole conti: been in, our author refers him to the nental force was not 3500 $ 7800 were in plains-on-Long Illand (which he has actually sent lum; and the expected seen) of 30 miles in length, and from 9., sciņforcement of the rebeis, the realon ?u 10 %12 in breadth, which are without affigned for that requifitione failed in a wood or a single obstruction; and to the mudi gìe ate 1-proportion, more than one a couptry between. N. York and Trenton, halt et dhe force required was tentand wir and between the head of Elk and Phila- pot more dan one-hitelt af tbac obiecr11. delphia (both which he has also seen), bels-way: ranted.V, in regard to the in in which there is not a hill but what may Surprise of Trentong -Siru Wm. Howeup bc çither ascended without afaculty, or fcenis equally without excuse for leaving avoided by an aimny, in its marchi and bis trontier polis, which were: moft ex i compared with shage between Albany .poted, altogether defencelelsand unford, A

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fified, and with the smallest number. of somewhat differently modified and enIroops of any of his cantonments. At larged. , Answers to these are requested, the same time this writer does ample jusaddressed to the Editor; to the care of tice to his military abilities, of which the J. Nichols, Printer. One part of these battles of Long Isans and Brandyrine Queries relates to the situation, church, The says) are irrefittible proofs, and al- antiquities, hiftory, &c. the other to lows that " knowledge was never wants the natural history, of each parish. The ing whenever, inclination called it into fecond part of this number is printed action.”. or lucrative views he also ac from the MS. of the late Edward Rowe quits him; and, on the whole, ascribes Mores, M. A. F. S. A. of whom fome his conduct to “fa&tious motives, the memoirs are prefixed, by which it appears same that actuate his confederates in that he was born Jan. 3; 1730, at Tun Britain." To confirm this, Mt. Kirk's fall in Kent, where his father had beet feditious letter, and the General's answer, te&tor near thirty years, and was admitred are produced, bv which it appcats that of Queen's College Oxford in 17,46, where lie had pledged liis honour to his consti- he took the degrees in arts. Whether he tuents not to accept of a command which took orders, or for, seems uncerrain. He was to suppress ibe rebellion; yet that appears to have been an indefatigable colhe accepted it by the advice of those lector; but, belides his few publications: who were averle to the measures of the only papers that he completed for the administration, whose " compliments and press are the history and antiquities heret approbation” he immediately received, first published as a specimen of parochia! and pleads as an excuse for this breach antiquities, for which he had engraved of promise. And he concludes with a fet of plates, consisting of the church, defiring his friend" to suspend siis judge the parfonage, arms in the church win ment" on bis (the General's) conduct dows, plan of the church, and an ancient 5. until the event should prove him un

comis. Mr. Mores dicd at Low Leyton, worthy of his fupport," In Number 1. No. 28, 1778, Yeating a fon. Of the of the Appendix, this writer, who had Hiflory, Ec. of Tunfall, purchased at the carefully avoided perfonal 1 e ficētions on author's sale by Mt. Nichols, the prina Sir Williain's mural conduct, however cipal excellencés ate its being a plan fair the inark, fully vindicates Mr. Gal- for parochial de criptions, and its parisky loway, whom the General, in a letter to tegilters being drawn up conformably to him (here quored) reconimended to his the ideas of this industrious 'antiquary. fucceffor with the strongest elogiums on But due allowance must be made for the his character and services. Number II. dnlcedo na:dlis fout. The contents will apa has been mentioned above. And Num- pear by the titles of the chapters, “ 1. Of ter III. proves the distrefied and starving the village of Tunftall, its fituation and condition of the rebel army-ac Valley extent. Il. Of its capital lords. III. Of Forge in February 1778.

its meine lords (the present is Sir Edward There are the triumphs, thy exploics, O Howe! Hales, Bart) the church, rectory, &c." 88. Bibliotheca Topographica Britannica. 89. Account of ine Bri-s and Hospitals in

No 1. Containing, 1. Queries for tbe better ilan Rufiia, Sweden, and Denmark. Virb oca. duftrating the Antiquities

of Great Britain and cafional Remarks en ise different Modes of Ireland. 11. The History and Antiquities of Puniflment in shole Countries. By William Tonfall in Kent, by the lar. Mr. Edwarda Coxe, M. 4. Féliozy mf King's Colleges Rowe Mores. 480. 55. Nichols.

Cambridge, &c. 870. is. 6d. Cadell, THIS is the beginning of a topogra. THIS is an uleful appendage to the phical work intended to be published oc Account of Foreign Pritons by the benes casionally, not confined to the fame price volent Mr. Howard (lee p. 481), to whose or quantity of sheets, nor always adorned hints and suggestions chis owes irs rife, with cuts, collected from printed books and to whom it is inscribed. In Russia and MSS. One part is to consist of re the present Empress has entirely abopublications of scarce and curious tracts ; lished torture, and “the Marquis of Becthe othct of MS. papets. And commu. caria (our author observes) must feel, nications confiftene with the plan are re with inexpreffible fatisfation, the advana quested. The Queries proposed in the cages which his writings have afforded to hilt part of this number are similar to mankind. For fince the publication of thole citculaied in our Magazine for his benevolent treatise on crimes and puApril 1755. comprehending them and nilhidents, torture has been abolished in All others that have hitherto appearedi icveral parts of Europe, in Russia in GENT. MAG. December, 17805


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; in Poland in and the effezcious method which the 1770; and in the Austrian dominions in judges have taken to dimiaith their num 1977.". One of the most remarkable cir- ber. These persons are weary of life cumstances is the following : " In the but, conceiving suicide to be an unpar. prison of the police at Moscow a gentle donable fin, murder children in order to inan is imprifoned for having several of get rid of their own existence by the his peasants whipped to death. Close to hands of justice, for the think it merithe door of his prison, an old woinan, torious to kill a child, whom, according about seventy years of age, has built a to their wild and dreadful notions, they miserable thed, which scarce protects her chen save from certain misery in this from the weather; here the lives, out of world, and secure is certain happiness in mere compallion for the prisoner; ffie the next, by destroying it when incapable was his nurse, and the continues with of actual fin. In order to put a stop to him in order to render him all the service this species of madness, such perfons, inin her power. Such another instance of stead of being punished with death, the affection is not to be met with, for it object of their desire, are condemned for must be entirely disinterested, as the pri- life to hard labour and imprisonment; fonet, considering the greatness of the and are publickly whipped on the day 10 crime of which he is guilty, can never which they committed the murder, either have any hopes of being released; nor on the spot where it was committed, or uncan the ever expect any recompence but der the gallows. This punishment, which what the derives from her owa feelings: is invariably carried into execution with upon my giving this poor woman a small out mercy, has in a great measure put a piece of money, the immediately delivered stop to this horrid species of murder." it to the prisoner." No crimes but high trealon are there punished with death; go. Microlepic Obfervations of Dr. Hook's but death is often the consequence of a wonderful Discoveries by the Microscope ilpunishment apparently more mild, viz. lustrated by Thirty-tbree Copper Plates, curithe knoot. No figns of a jail-fever were

ously engraved; whereby the most valabr

Particulars in tbat celebrated Author's Miever discovered in the Ruskan prisons, which is aleribed to their cleanliness, air,

2 crographia are brought togetber in a narrot baths, intense cold, quafs, rye-bread, and

Compass, and inter mixed occasionally, wib

many entertaining and instructive Discoveries Imoaking of juniper-berries. The found

in Natural History, folio, 126. Wilkinson ling holpital at Moscow, founded by the

Dr. Hook's Micrographia is a work prefentEmpreis, seems to be a most com- fo well known in ihe learned and philoplete inftitution. There are at present fophical world, that any

account or con 2000 foundlings, and when finished, the mendation of it from us would be at building will contain 8000. All are

yuo received without recommendation. The This celebrated production was fick Emprefs," adds Mr. Coxe, being ae. publithred about eighty years ago, and quainted with my researches in relation though two editions * of it have lince apto prisons, not only gave me permiflion peated, the work is now extremely féarcc, to visit several at Petersburg, and to ad- and sells at a great prices dress my self to her belt-intormed gover

Fortunately for the public, all the nors, bur, with a condescension peculiar plates of this celebrated work, seven only to her character, deigned not to withhold excepted, were lately met with, well prefrom me her own sentiments on that sub- seryed, and almost in as good condition je&t. the even permitted me to deliver in as when they first came from the hands to Count Ivan Tchernichef, vice-president of the engraver, no great number (it is of the Admiralty, a list of queries, some supposed) having been taken from them. of which the condescended to answer her. The little rust they had received was eafelf.

be fily cleared away; and the seven plates The following , paragraph will thew that could not be found were fupplied by that two extraordinary murders, one at exact copies, little or nothing Clays the Stockholm related by Bp. Huet, the other Editor) inferior to the original. at Berlin mentioned by Dr. Moote t; The engraving; thus difcovered; the are by no means uniques in the North paired, and com:pleted, the prefent me « There is a species of criminals common publication was refolved on; not of the in Denmark, who deserve to be men whole Micrograpliia at large, but of the tioned for the fingularity of their crime, Pictures, accompanied by such thort and

The last edition was given by the late ingenious Mr. Henry Bakery 3 Scep-30,'3'.




plain descriptions of the objects *, as might , quietly; and fetting for a fellowship, prove perfectly to the latisfaction of the we should conclude that the President reader, without fatiguicg his attention by and Fellows of Queen's, and the Mo char rerbofe and diffuse way of writing defaçors of the Univerfity, have not done which was the mode in Dr. Hook's time. him wrong. The Editor gives us another reason for his abbreviating the letter«press pårt of Dr. 92. Burn's Justice of the Peace, and Paris Hook's original poblication: When this Oficer. Fourteenib Edision, 4 vols. 8vo. fl. learned author wrote the do trine of Egresa

I os. Cadell. vocal Generation t, or a fpontaneous pro

A Work so well received, and fo often eduction of inany species of minute living republished, it would be impertinent to animals, as well as scgetables, without recommend, and needless even to menany other parents than accident and pu- tion, but for the sake of the additions, trefaction, almost universally prevailed; which now bring it down to the Statutes but every thing relative to this hypothesis of the 19 Geo. III. Two Appendixes has been judiciously omitted by the pre- are also added, 1. concerning the office fent Editor, whole 'object was clear de- of Justices of the Peace in Seotland: and scription, rather than matters of opinion. II. giving an account of the Statutes of On the whole, therefore, we recommend the last fullion (20 Geo III.) with some this publication as a valuable present to adjudged cases, one of which, as a curiothe lovers of microscopical researches, the fity, under the lead GAMING, we will add : most delightful perhaps of all philofophie "T, 11. Goo. III, Earl of March and Pical amusements.

got. A verdiet having been found for the plaintiff, it was inoved on behalf of the de

fendant for a new trial; the cause was, on a gr. The Defence of the Rev. Reginald Bligh, contract made at Newmarket. A wager was B.A.of Queen's

College, Cambridge, against originally proposed between young Mr. Pigoe sbe Prefident and Feliecus of tbar Society, who the defendant, and Mr. Codrington, to run reje&ted bim as an improper Person for a Fel- their faibers (to use the phrase of that place) low, on ibe 1.23h of January, 1780, upon tbe each' againt the other. Sir William CoPretence of his want of sufficient Learning to drington, the father of Mr. Codrington, was qualify him for zha: Sluzion, designed to clear then a little turned of fifty; Mc. Pigot's fa.

him from tbe unjuk Suspicions of bis Friends, ther was upwards of seventy. Lord Oxory . and be valeuolene Inlinguasions and Ajperfons computed the chances, in the proportion

of of his Enomies, which the Event bas netu. rally broug be upon bim. Svo. Is. 64. Almon. of their respective fathers. Mr. Codrington

500 to 3600 guineas, according to the ages LOSING Gamefters, it is said, have a thought she computation was made too mueh right to complain; but feldom have we in his disfavour; whereupon Lord March Icen a complaint preferred with less foun. [noy Dake of Queensbury} agreed to stand dation than the present. If every candi- in Mr. Codrington's place and reciproca! date disappointed of a fellowship were to notes were accordingly given between Lord appeal to the public, the press would need March and Mr. Pigot. It happened that aç no o her emplogment; but, in general, the time of this transaction Mr. Pigot's "fathey are aware, and this writer thould ther was dead, unknown and unsuspected by learn, that such appeals are coram non jo any of the company. He died in Shropshire, dice, and that "Evil on itself will back 150 miles from London, at two o'clock in recoil.” Personal abuse can only reflect the morning of the faid day on which this on its employer, and were we to judge bet was made at Newmarket after dinof Mr. Bligh's abilities as a divine from for the plaintiff, with 525l. damages. It was

On the trial, the jury gave a verdict his perverhon of scripture, (Isaac the moved for a new trial. The objection was, Weavert bath done me much evil, &c. that the contract was void, as being without This man speaks so as man never yet any confideration ; for there was no poffibiJpake), or of his talents as an English lity of the defendant's winning (his father Jcholár from his talking of setting down being actually dead), and therefore he ought

We must not omit to remark, that the Editor has likewise inserted many new obiervations and discoveries, made fince Dr. Hook's time, on the several fubje&ts which the figures represent : fo that, on the whole, a great variety of natural history is conveyed to the roader in a moderate compass and at a small expence.

+ Those who would see the doctrine of Equiracal Generation refuted, in a masterly man. ner, arc referred to a Letter to Sir Robert Southwell, printed at the end of Whitlocke Bulfrode's Ellays. # The Rev.

Mr. MT, tytor of Queen's, who, " before he came to College, fçrved an apprirenticeship," we are told, "co a Weaver in Yorkihire,'


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, pot to losc: it was a contract in future, 7. Love for Love Fortunatus, nifestly made upon the supposition of a then 8. The Stratagem-Harlequin's

lavalioa. future contingency. By Lord Mansfield: 9. Provok'd Husband-Queen Mab. The question is, What the parties really. 11. Daugias-The Critic. meant. The material contingency was, 12. The Tempeft-The Jubilee, Which of these two young heirs Thould first 13. Generous Impostor-Critic. "come to his father's estate. It was not known 14. School for Scandal-Qucen Mab. that the father of either of them was then

15. Zara-The Critic. dead. Their lives, their healths, were nei 16. Loveina Village ---High Life below Stairs ther warcanted nor excepted. It was equal 18. All for Lovo-Fortunatus. to both of them, whether one of their fathers 19. Old Batchelor-Harlequin's luvasion. should be then fick or dead. All the cir 20. The Way of the World Conus. cumstances thew, that if it had been then 21. Douglas-The Critic. thought of, it would not hare made any dif 22. School for Scandal - The Jubilee. ference in the bet; and that there was no rea 23. Maid of the Min-The Camps fon to preleme that they would have excepted 26, Macbeth--The Jubilec it; the intention was, that lie who first came

COVENT - GARDEN. to his cftatc, thould pay this sum of money to the other who stood in need of it. And QA, 29., The Miłakow-Tom Thumb. the Court unanimoutty discharged tlic rule 30. Henry 19.-Humour of an Election. for a new trials : Bur. Manif: 2802.

31. The Jealous Vite-Tom Thumb.

Nov. I, Merry Wives of Windfor--Ditto. 93. An Ode torbe Memory of Captain James

2: Merchant of Venice-Love 'a-la-Mods, Cooke, of His Majesty's Rary. By a Sea

3. Duenna--Humours of an Election, Officer. Dublin, 4to.

4. Tamerlane The Excifeman. THIS Ode, we understand, is by Sir

6. Merchant of Venice--Love 3-la-Mode. Alexander S, to whom it can be no

7. Jealous Wife--Humours of an Election,

3. Belle's Stratagem-Ditto. disparagement to say that we doubt not

9. Merchant of Venice-Love a-la-Mode, He is a better Officer than a Poer.

10. Othello-Tom Thumb.**

11. Belle's Stratagem-Dirta THEATRICAL' REGISTER.

13 Ditto-Comus.

14. Earl of Warwick-Dinto. DRURY- LANE.

15. Love in a Village --The Touchitone. 08. 28. The Discovery-Comus,

16. Merchant of Venice--Love a-la-Mods,30, Love in a Village--The Elapement, 17. Belle's Stestagem-Tom Thumb. 31. Way of the World - The Quaker, 18. Duenna--Touchstone, Nov. 1. Mourning Bride-Cath.and Petruchio 20. Macbeth Diero. 2.. The Rivals-Bon Ton.

21. Belle's Stratagem-Tom Thumb. 3. Every Man in his Humpur-Riv. Cand. 22.. Love in a Village--St. Patrick's Day. 4. Tamerlane--kortunatus.

23. Merchant of Venice--Love a-la-Mode. 6. Jane Shore-The Critic.

24. Theodofius-Vpholfterer.. 7. School for Scandal-Comus.

25. The Ijlanders-The Apprentice, 8. The Committee The Camp.

27. The West Indian-Ton Thumb. 9. George Barnwell Queen Mab. 28. The Flanders-Norwood Gypsies. 16. Tlie Wonder The Padlock.

29. Dirto-St. Patrick's Day.' 11. Artaxerxes—The Citizen.

30. Merchant of Venice. Love 1-1a-Mode 13. All for Love-The Camp.

Dic. 1. The InlandersDeaf Lavet. 14. Artaxerxes-The Critic.

2. Ditro--Norwood Gypsies. 15. Grecian Daughter -Cash. and Petruchio 4. Dico-The Lyar,'. 16. Artaxerxcs-Bon Ton.

5. Dirio–The Englithman at Paris. 17. Trip to Scarborough Who's the Dupe? 6. Dirto-Humours of an Election. 13. Artaxerxes—The Lyar.

7. Merchaut of Venice-Love a-la-Mode. 20. The Miser-Bon Ton.

8. Duenna--Three Weeks after Marriage. 21. Artaxerxes-Critic.

9. Belle's Stratagem-Golden Pippin. 22. Gairous Implor-Padlock.

11. The IllandersNorwood Gypties. 23. Ditto-Comus.

12. Spanish Fryar Thomas and Sally: 24. Dirto-fridic.

13. The Inanders-Englifliman at Paris. 25. Ditro-Camp.

14. Merchant of Venice-Love a-la-Mode. 27. Alexander the Great-The Lyar. 15. The Illguders-Catherine and Petruchio. 28. Rule a Wife and have a Wife-Deserter. 16. Belle's Stratage.n-Jovial Crew, 29. Othello-Th Lyar.

18. Spanish Fryar-Norwood Gypsics. 30. School for Scandal---Comuş.

19Jane Shore-Golden Pippiut. Dec.'t. Artaxerxes--Harlequin's Invasion, 26. The Inanders-Norwood Gypsies. -2. Generous Impostor-The Quaker. 21. Spanish Fryar-St. Patrick's Das. 4. Douglas-Deaf Indeed! [and DEAD!) 22. The Mitake-Humours of an Election, 5. Generous Impostor—The Elopement. 13. Belle's Stratagem-The Upholsterer. 6. Macbeth -The Citizen,

26. Richard III.-Humours or an Election

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