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And hark! the harmonifts below,
Refponfive thro' the glade,
Bid, grateful to the feafon, flow
The fung from shade to fhade.

Ay, but I've more to fay; this isn't ale,
You deanc'd wyMall Rofevear 't a fartin bale;
She told me fo, and lefts me wy a fheare,

Ay ! you, Pengrouze,did deance wy Mall Rofevear,

Now Belly hire me, Belly, vath and foale,
Hire me, I fays, and thou that hire the whoale
One night, a Wenfday night, I vows to Goade,
Aloane a hofsback to Trefouze I roade,
Sure By vath, dift hire me, 'tis no lies,
Ad-mnder bale was never feed wy eyes.
I hires fum mizzick at an oald bearne doore,
And hires a wond'rous routing on the floore;
So in 1 pops my head; fays I, arreare !
Why, what a devil's neame is doing heare?

a lad in a fcience bleft, deancing, cries the crowder by the wale,

Why deancing, deancing, meafter, 'tis a bale.
Deancing, fays I, by Gam I hires fum preancers,
But tell us where the devil be the deancers;
For fy the duft and ftrawze fo fleed about,
I could not, Bey, fpy the hoppers out.
At lade I fpies Rofevear, I wish her dead,
Who meakes me deance all nite, the ftinking

Smit with the charms of rural hours
Cæleftials here might rove,
And leave (preferring filvan bow'rs)
Olympus for the grove.

And though the golden age is loft,
If Sappho grace the scene,
Behold, the ravish'd shades fhall boast,
An angel form again.

A Western ECLOGUE.


Outfhone his toning brothers of the Weft;
Of smugling, hurling, wrestling much he knew,
And much of tin, and much of pilchards too.
Fam'd at each village, town, and country-houfe,
Menacken, Helfone, Polkinborne and Grouze;
Treffen, Buddock, Cory-yerle, Treverry,
Polbastard, Hallabazzack, Eglefderry,
Pencob, and Reftijeg, Treviskey, Breague,
Irewinnick, Bufkerwyn, Bufveal, Rofcreague:
But what avail'd his fame and various art,
Since he, by love, was fmitten to the heart?
The shaft a beam of Bet Polglaze's eyes,
And now he dumplin leaths, and pik hard pies, -
Young was the lafs, a fervant at St Tizzy,
Born at Pelgifs, and bred at Mevagizzy.
Calm o'er the mountain blush'd the rifing day,
And ting'd the fummit with a purple ray,
When fleepless from his hutch the lover ftole,
And met, by chance, the miftrefs of his foul.
And "Whither go'ft," he fcratch'd his skull and
cry'd ?

Arrear, God blefs us, well the nymph reply'd,
To realton fure, to buy a pound o' backy,
That us and meafter wonderfully lacky:
God bless us ale, this fortnight 'pon my word
We nothing imoaks but oak leaves and cue-terd.


Arrear then Befly ly aloane the backy,
Sty here a tiny Lit and let us talky,
Belly I loves thee wot a ha me, zay,
Wot ha Pengrouze, why wot a, Bessy, hæ ? ·


Ah hunkin, hunkin, mind at Moufhole faire
What did you at the Choughs, the alehouse there?
When you ftows eighteen pence in cakes & beer
To treat that dirty trollup, Mall Rofevear;
You ftuffs it in her gills, and makes fuch pucker,
Arrear the people thoft you wid have choack her.


Curfe Mall Rofevear, I fays,a great jack wh-re,
I ne'er fees fuch a dirty drab before:
I ftuffs her gills with cakes and beer, the hunk
. She stuffs herself, the meflin and got drunk.
Beft drink fure for her jaws wan't good enow,
So Leckert makes her drunk as David's low,
Her feace is like a bull's, and 'tis à fooel,
Her legs are like the legs o' cobler's stooel,
Her eyes be grean's a lick‡, as yaffers big,
Noafe flat's my hond, and neck fo black's a pig.

Beft drink implies ftrong beer. + Brandy,
Green as a leek.

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Says I, I have no fhoofe to kick a foote, [boote,
Why kick, fays Mall Rofevcar, then kick th
And Bet dift hire me, for to leert us ale,
A furthing candle wink'd again the wale.

Ah hunkin, hunkin, I am huge afraid
That you is laughing at a fimple maid.


Deare dearest Bet, let's hug thee to my hearte,
And may us never never never pearte!
No, if I lies than Befly, than I wishes
The Shackleheads may never close the fishes;
That picky dogst may eat the fceane when fule,
Eat'n to rags and let go ale the schule,


Then here's my hond, and wy it teake my hearte

Goade bless us too, and here is mines, ods hearte
One bufs, and then to Pilcharding I'll packy.
And I to Yealftone for my mafter's backy.

VERSES to the Memory of Samuel Brown, a Cor nifh Fidler.



LAS! poor Brown, thy days are done.
There fell Apollo's fav'rite fon,
Which fhews to ev'ry serious eye
Fidiers, like other men, muft die.
His lofs each flabb'ring mufe deplores,
And father Phabas fairly roars.
But what avail the ladies cries,
Or what his godfhip's two red eyes,
They could not fave the fweet Corelli,
With cores of others I could tell ye,
Old Handel, Arne, that tuneful morfel,
And eke the famous Denis Purcell.
Had mufic pow'r to fave, how clever!
Then tuneful Brozun had liv'd for ever.
Sam's ear fo critically fram'd,
So justly for harmonics fam'd,

* The name of the Sean. ↑ A fish so called.



"He has not strength to bustle through,
"Nor writhe his body like a fcrew.
"Lard! he has genus far above
"What you and J have been, my love;
"Some gentler trade were not amifs-
"Go, child-go-give Papa a kiss."

Then looking kind at one another,
Grim first kiss'd child, and after mother.
Why, dame, quoth he, why all this fuss!
This boy, our Tom, is all to us,
And han't I toil'd from year to year,
But for his fake, and thine, my dear?
And shall not Tom then make a figure,
As big as father does ?-aye, bigger,
For, zounds! it never fhall be faid
That Grim's own boy was basely bred;
While barber Scrape puts out his fool
To learn his book at grammer-school.
Come hither, Jad, look up, be bold :
Ay, there it is, my heart of gold:
Thou shalt compleat thy father's joy,
And be a bricklayer, my boy;
Shalt build the chimney, and not creep
Through those thy father us'd to fweep.


No more the difference can unriddle
Betwixt a cow-horn and a fiddle;
Adagio's grave and fprightly jigsy
An organ and a fow and piggs,
No more, alas infpiring joy,
His viol chears the belles of Fey,
No more Penryn and Falmouth boaft
A fiddler of himself an hoft,

No more to Shandy and Tom Jones
We shake our midnight marrow-bones;
Slap dafh, with neither fear nor grace,
The Catchpole with the lanthorn face,
For whom no fort of bribe a charm is,
Seiz'd poor Peelgarlick vi et armis,
Told him point blank 'twas time to go,
Then broke his tweedledum and bow;
And as folks arsenic give to rats,
And fome nux vomica to cats,

So Death, to lug poor Brown from human eye,
Gave gout and baftard peripneumony.
O fathert of the purging tribe,
Say, could thy godfhip not prefcribe;
Say, was there no specific drop,
No fav'rite noftrum in thy fhop?
Gav'A thou Ward's pill, or James's powder,
To fave from fate the dying Crowder?
Ah! what avails thy boated knowledge,
Thy fev'n years labouring at college,
The wonderful parade of phyfic
That cannot cure a man that is fick?
If then the medicinal art

Be noife and ftink, a very f―t,
Whene'er I pay the debt of nature,
Which fooner must be done, or later,
Undrench'd, oh let me flip my wind,
Unpoach'd by 'prentice boys behind,
Without one bolus lofe my breath,
And die, oh die ! a natural death,



WOW each fond parent ftill purfues
Ambition in his childrens views!
Wou'd have his heir be fomething more,
Than what the father was before!
The bailiff makes his fon a proctor,
Th' apothecary his, a doctor :.
And husband ever joins with wife,
That Tom fhould pufh himself in life,

A chimney Sweeper and his fair,"
The footy partner of his care,
(For Fair's a term, we common find
For black, or brown, and all the kind,)
Indulging in their homely chear
Of bread and cheese, and good rong beer,
(For then good nature might afford
A foaming pot to grace the board,
Ere halfpenny's advance in price
Made poor folks grow more wife than nice)
With mutual with, and anxious joy,
Gaz'd on their only hope, a Boy,
When the fond dame, whom fancy led
To fathion castles in her head,
Bufs'd with a fmack her nown good man,
Then took a draught, and thus began:
Sure Tommy's vaftly grown my dear,
"Come hather, child-1 fay, come here.
"Fold up thy head-Ah-he's not made
For fuch a vaft laborious trade;

• Death.

↑ Aprile,

The latter Part of the third Chapter of Habbakuk imitated.


Ltho' the blooming plants forget to shoot,
The fig-tree fade, & vines deny their fruit,
No tafteful olives finish our repaft,
Nor op'ning buds furvive the wint'ry blaft,
The barren fields their wonted blades withold,
And lambs no longer fill the fcanty fold,
Nor flocks, nor herds, around the vale be feen, 1
But one ftern famine iweep th' impov'rish'd green,
Yet fhall the god of nature claim my praise,
Wake my first fongs, and share my latest lays.
Each night and morn shall ftring the duteous lyre,
And all my nerves retouch with facred fire,
Hills, vales, & groves, the founding anthem own,
And the fweet echoes reach th' unshaken throne,
Where reigns for ever in unclouded day
My guide, that leads at once and lights my way.
He from my paths will turn th' oppofing wind,
And give my feet the fwiftnefs of the hind,
Life's rugged tracts make like the pleasant plains,
On whose smooth ground the trav'ler fooths his


The MENACE. To the Earl of B—.


Whofe brow's begirt with Britain's crown
The love of liberty and truth,
And all that can adorn a throne?

Hope not from hence unmix'd applause,
A quiet life, or fpotless fame ;
I hate thee B-e, tho' without caufe,

And venom'd MALICE is my name,
Gentle, tho' great; grave, not auftere

Wife, but without the pride of parts 3
Stranger alike to fraud and fear,

Patron of wit, and friend to arts.
In vain your virtues me defy,

Or fcorn to bribe with place or pension,
Fiction can want of facts fupply;

Tremble, great Peer, at my invention,
At will, I forge a thousand tales,

And all thofe tales fhall credit find ;
My fifter's influence feldom fails,

For Envy rules o'er haif mankind.

Lond. Chras


ftantial effects, as by that means the commu nication of the Auftrian army with Drefden is, or foon must be, entirely cut off.

On the 29th of May, a bloody affair happraed in the defiles of Chemnitz, which coft the Pruffians 5co men, and it was with diffi culty that poft was preserved.

M. Daun, whole army in Silefia is faid to confift of 80,000 veteran troops, took the fjeld about the 15th paft, and encamped at Kratzlau, in fuch a minner as to cover Schweidnitz, and obferve the motions of the king in the neighbourhood of Brefaw; who, notwithstanding the approach of the enemy, encamped on the 11th inft. with feven battalions only, at Butterlin, within three German miles of the Auftrian army, and five from Breau, The Pruffian royal family, and the miniftry who have refided at Magdebourg, are expected back at Berlin the 20th inftant.

We cannot omit here the following 'very remarkable letter from the Hague Gazette, which feems to be written by no ordinary hand.


learn from Ipabam, that peace and order are reftored in that capital of the Perfian Empire; in confequence of which an embaffy will foon be fent thither by the Emperor of Ruffia.

The Prince of Holbein Gottorp has declined the poft of general in chief of the Ruffian forces in favour of Field Marshal Count Munich, whom the Emperor has recalled from exile, after a banishment of five and twenty years in Siberia,

The treaty of peace between the Emperor and his Pruffian majefty, was figned at Beterf burn on the 5th of May, by the Chancellor and Baron Goltz, the plenipotentiaries named by the two courts for that purpofe. Tho' the articles of the treaty are not publickly known, yet it is eafy to difcover, that it is offenfive and defenfive, as no less than 16,000 Ruffian troops have already joined the king in Silefia, under Count Czarnicbew; fuch is the vicif fitude of human affairs, the fame men that but a few months fince were carrying fire and fword thro' the Pruffian dominions, are now employed in butchering the Auftrians.

The Prince of Bevern too, with the body of troops that fought against the Swedes, and thofe that were employed in the defence of Stettin, are in march to Silefia to join his majefty. Thofe likewife in the neighbourhood of Magdeburg quitted Schwerin, and marched the fame way. The treaty of peace with Sweden, received on the 11th inft. their majefties ratification at Hamburg; the Pruffian minifter gave a grand entertainment, but at Magdeburg, on the publishing this event, no Extraordinary rejoicings were difcoverable; it feemed to be looked upon as a thing of course on the pacification with Ruffia. The treaty of 1720, is faid to be the bafis of this treaty, in confequence of which, fome regiments of Swedes are taken into Pruffian pay. Befides the peace with Ruffia and Sweden, the King of Pruffia has juft fettled his differences with the Duke of Mecklenburg Schwrin, in confequence of which that prince will foon return to his capital.

The account of the advantages gained by Prince Henry in Saxony, spoken of in our laff, is confirmed by authentic intelligence in the London Gazette, with the addition of other fuccefsful attempts made upon the Auftrian pofts, which had obliged the enemy to quit Dippoldfalda, with the lofs of 4000 men nade prifoners, 365 waggons, feveral pieces of cannon, fome ftandards, and other trophies.

On the ad inft. however, the Auftrians being reinforced from Silefia, attacked the Pruf, fians in their turn on all fides, but were repulfed according to the account in the London Gazette, with the lofs only of 2co men. The Auftrians made the lofs of their enemies much more confiderable, at the fame time concealing their own; a practice very common with a vanquished enemy.

A report prevails, that the army of the Empire had abandoned the Aurians in Saxony, and retired into Bobemia.

Thefe fuccefsful attacks by Prince Henry, are of greater confequence than has been imagined, and are likely to be followed by fub(Gent. Mag. June 1762.)


London, The King of Prufa having now concluded a peace with Ruffia and Szweden, it is imagined that the fubfidy of 670,000 1, will not be continued to him for the year 1762. His Pruffian majefty fignified to our court fome time ago, that if they could induce Ruffia to remain neuter, he would give up his fubfidy from England, being powerful enough to make head against all his other enemies. In exchange, it is affured, that if the Emperor of Raffia fhould not be able to restore peace in Germany, a fubfidy of 500,000 1. will be paid to that monarch, in confideration of which, he will furnish 45,000 men, one third of which will join the K. of Pruffia's army, and the other two 'thirds that of the allies, Many people poffitively affert, that this measure is actually taken; and that they look upon it as infallible to obtain the end propofed; for, fay they, it is highly probable that the court of Vienna and Verfailles will agree to restore peace in Germany on condition that things be put in the fame ftate as at the beginning of the prefent troubles, being fenfible that an addition of 15,000 men to the Pruffian army in Silefia, and of 30,000 to that of the allies in Weftphalia, will turn the ballance in our favour."


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This letter, compared with fome hints dropt from the Briton, (fee p. 278.) may ferve as a key to the political fyftem of certain noble perfonages, who, 'tis hoped, will not bring the odium upon themselves or the nation of being penny wife. There are circumftances, however, that favour this pacific fyftem; and that confirm, in fome measure, what is thrown out here by way of speculation. "Tis certain, that 16,000 Ruffians have joined the King of Pruffia; that the tone of the court of Vienna is much changed; that the imperial army have taken a separate rout; and that the French remain in a state of in activity in the German provinces. From thefe appearances, it may be concluded, that as the ballance of the war is more upon a equality now than ever, and that the King of Prapas


290 Pruffia has been able to maintain himself when the ballance was against him, the court of Vienna will rather chufe to accept of a reafonable conceffion from his Pruan majefly, than expofu any longer the whole Germanic Empire to calarsities, which are already fo grievous, that it feems fcarce poffible for fome of the provinces ever to recover.

According to the last accounts, Prince Ferdinand's head quarters were at Pyrmont, and thofe of the Hereditary Prince at Fulderen. Confiderable magazines are forming along the Werra, and much of the forage and provifions for the army are brought from England.

The allies on the 24th paft, made an attempt to furprize Gottingen, but without the defired fuccefs; they killed fome of the enemy, and made fome prifoners, among the former was Brig. Gen. Larre. The English troops which were cantoned near Bielfeld, have joined the corpfe under Gen. Sporcken. The head quarters of the Englife are at Maffe, and thofe of Gen. Spercken at Blomberg. All the infantry of the allied army encamped the 4th inft. at the last mentioned place, on the heights of Balle. The cavalry are not yet encamped. Gen. Kilmanfeg's corps is incamped near Brakel.

Prince Ferdinand is preparing to take the field. He feems not in a fweet temper with the English. He has difmified two of his aid de camps, viz. Capt. Sloper of the guards, and Cuningham of the 20th regiment, a little abruptly. They are ordered, in the public orders of the day, to join their regiments in four and twenty hours. They were furprized at their unexpected difgrace, wrote to him to know the reason, were anfwered politely, but told, that the Prince defired to be at liberty to choose his own aids de camp,

There is much ficknefs in the three camps under the Prince of Conti, whofe army confis of 30000 men; these camps are at Rees, Wefd, and Duffeldorp on the Lower Rhine. The armies under the Marfhals d'Etrees and Soubize tare no better; fickness and desertion every where prevail, owing perhaps to the great fcarcity of provifions, a pound of bread felling for fals (3d.) The French regiment, called Royal Baviere, hath for fome days loft 100 men in a day; this is attributed to the exceffive heats in the day, and the dews of the night; the troops on the Lower Rbine have been moft affected.

It is confirmed from all quarters, that the Spanish army have already entered Portugal, feized fome towns, and laid fiege to others; among the latter is the ftrong city of Almeyda, the only fortrefs that can flop their progrefs to Oporto. Miranda was taken by accident Iriganza, Moncorvo, and Claves were abanconed on the approach of the enemy; in the, latter of which was 48 pieces of cannon, a f feat number of mufquets, and other small


ms, with much powder, tall, forage, &c. The rg Battalions of French that were fent to Jeintorce this army, entered Galicia about the beginning of this month, and when joined, the Spaniards boat they will have at leaft 68,000 men in the field under the command,

of the Marquiffes de Sarria and St Croix. Col. O'Riely after a march of 14 leagues in two days, took poflecton of Chaves, and the Marquits de Cafa-tremaries of Moncorvo

A body of the Spaniards, part of the army that remained at Miranda, had attempted to pefs the river Deuro, but had been opposed by the inhabitants and militia of the neighbourhood, who joined in a body, and with guns, pikes, fails, and other weapons, fuch as they could collect, obliged the enemy to retire to Torre de Moncorvo, with fome lofs; the Por tugurfe on their fide not having received the leaft hurt from the enemy's fire.

The Corfican male-contents, as they are commonly called, who have made a noble ftand to refcue themfelves and their pofterity from the tyranny of the Genoefe, have lately defeared a body of 4c00 of the enemy at Pedicorte, and cut moft of them to pieces. Gen. Paoli commanded the Corficans in this action, which is faid to be the best conducted that has been fince their revolt, which is now 33 years.

The King of Denmark has demanded of the city of Hamburg, a million cf crowns, and al-, lows the Senate only twice twenty four hours to deliver their answer. Almoft at the fame time, feveral bodies of Danish troops approached that city, and diflodged the guards, took poffeffion of the fuburbs and countryfeats; the Praian minifter's country-house alone was fpared,

In this diftrefsful fituation the Burghers were preparing for defence, fully determined to repel force by force. Mean-while, till the, iffue of this violent crifis can be known, they rely upon the good offices of the foreign mi nitters refiding there.

But if private letters may be depended on, the Ruffian and Pruffians minifters, have acquainted the fenators, that if they pay the Danes the million of rix dollars which they demand, their Imperial and Royal masters would expect the fame fum to be paid to each of them.

Humburg, is a rich and populous city on the the North-fide of the river Elbe, diftant 40 miles from Lubec, 65 from Bremen, 30 from Lunenburg, and 70 from the mouth of the Elbe. It is the chief port of Germany; its haven is filled with fhips, and its exchange crowded with merchants. It is well fortified, and able to arm 12,000 men. The govern ment is in its own magifirates, who are four burgo-mafers, 20 aldermen, and 12 commoncouncil; but on any emergency the body of fromen are affembled. It was declared a free imperial city in 1510, independent of a ny power except the Emperor, to whom, they pay a fmall homage, Yet the Kings of. Denmark obliged their fhips to pay, a toll. (having a cafile on the banks of the Wezer), which they bought off in 1645 for 120,000 rix dollars. Notwithstanding which, in 1679 the Dazes got 220,000 more rix dollars, to take them into their favour; and in 1686 they again befieyed that city, and were bought. off; and other great fums have been got from them fince.


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Hiftorical Chronicle, June 1762.

jefty's blue ribbon; and the Earl of Bute with the ribbon of the late Duke of Portland.

At Tiverton in Devonshire, 26 houses were confumed by fire. Three were blown up with gunpowder before the fire could be extinguished. WEDNESDAY 26.

A dreadful inundation happened at Bilboa in Spain, by which 80 fhips received damage. The waters of the river Nervin, rofe 8 or 9 feet in the houfes, and the fhips were many of them thrown into the gardens, and others were funk. The melting of the fnow in the mountains is fuppofed to be the caufe, and the damage is computed at fix millions of livres.

SUNDAY May 16.


HE collection for the ge-
neral hofpital at Bath a-
mounted to 165 l. 14's.
10 d.

The linnen manufac-
tury in Ireland, by the
wife management of the
trustees, has this year
: been increafed upwards of 80,ocol. and it is
thought it is capable of being encreased ftill
farther, even to the extent of three millions


A ftc.m of hail deftroyed all the fruits of
the earth at Quefnoy in France, in a spot of
two leagues in length and one in breadth. A
like torm happened at Maubeuge. Some of the
hail-ftones weighed four ounces, and fome ex-
ceeded a pound. Cattle, corn, wine, and e-
ven foufes were entirely laid waste.

The peace with Ruffia was proclaimed at Berlin, amidst the cordial acclamations of a vaft concourfe of people. All that was publifhed on this occafion of the contents of the treaty was, that Pruffia and Pomerania are reftored to the king."

A letter lately received from Calcutta in Bengal, dated Dec. 19, 1761, fays, "We met a fevere fhock laft Auguft. There were 460 men fent from Madrafs on board a large country fhip bound to this place, most of them belonging to Col. Coote's regiment. The fhip foundered four days after, and only 27 were faved, out of the thip's company and foldiers." TUESDAY 25.

Came on before the justices at Hicks's Hall, the trial of the rioters at Leicester Houfe during the Princess of Wales's drawing-room; when one Miller, a chairman, for an affault upon. Col. Weft, was fined 13s. 4d. and fentenced to 3 months imprifonment in Newgate. Upon a fecond indictment, he was fined the like fum, and fentenced to one months more imprisonment in the fame goal; and Jn Dale and Jobn Oldbury, two livery fervants, were fined 51. each, and to be imprisoned in Newgate 14 days.

The Rt Hon. E. Talbot, Col. Weft, and divers other perfons of diftinction, attended, in order to have given evidence upon the laft indictment of the riotous and difrefpectful behaviour of the footmen and chairmen, upon that occafion, and of the repeated endeavours of the foldiers and others to fupprefs the difturbance, without mischief to the aggreffors, and were generously pleafed to recommend the prisoners to mercy on acknowledging their guilt. The profecution was carried on at the expence of the Treafury, and under the direction of the proper officers of the crown, who declared their readiness, upon any future occafion, to bring to punishment offenders of the like



Was held a chapter of the moft noble Order of the Garter, when his majefty invented his R. H. Prince William with his late ma


Advice was received, that Gen. Amberft had laid an embargo on all the shipping at New York, in order that they might be taken into his majeny's fervice; and that the General was going on an expedition. The general court at Boflon refolved, that 620 men fhould be raised, which together with the 600 now in the fervice, and the 2000 men voted laft feffion, which are now compleatly raised, amounting in the whole to 3z20 men, are to be put under the command of Gen. Ambert, to ferve until the last day of October next. SATURDAY 29.

The Jufticiary Court, or Court of Affize, was opened at Aberdeen, when not one prifoner appeared to be tried. Upon enquiry, it was found, that the goals within the three fhires of Aberdeen, Bamf and Kincardine, were empty, having no one in them either for crime or debt.

At the general affembly in Scotland, Mr Rebert Dalrymple, minifter of Dallas, was depofed for fornication with his maid, and the living of Dallas declared vacant.

A water-quake was felt at Bergen in Norway, the fea ebbing and flowing preternaturally with great violence. On the 11th of Deember an earthquake was felt at Oby in Siberia, a phenomenon that was never known to happen there before.

There was a Board of Treafury, at which the Rt Hon. the Earl of Bute fat as firft Lord for the first time.

A comet was difcovered from the maripe obfervatory in France. It appeared in the conftellation of Camelopardalus, about 15 deg. from the pole.

The dilemper fo much complained of in London, is faid to have reached Ireland, there being fcarce a family in Dublin without it. MONDAY 31.

Capt. Stirling of the Lowestoff man of war, deftroyed two prames off Graveling, feveral of whole crews were killed or wounded. A number of flat bottomed boats are collected at Dunkirk, which occafions muca ipeculation. WEDNESDAY 2.

At the auction at Sir Harry Parker's, at Talton, in Worcefier fire, the Seafons, by Titian, fold for 2207. For this painting 500l. had been fome time fince retufed. At the fame fale, fome of old Hemirk's pieces were fold for confiderable fums.

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