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Simon Browne, on the loss of his foul

453 An account of this gentleman, and his delivondency

554 Remarkable dedication of his to the

late Queen Process to make mundic profitable 455 Dr Lobb's directions for the treatment

of fevers in grown persons A politi al analysis of the war 457 New explanation of the Pr. of Wales's

motto Ld Albemarle's account of taking the Havanna

459 Articles of capitulation 460-1-2 State of the garrison, return of war

like stores, and of officers, &c. killed, wounded, &c.

463 Chief Engineer's journal of the fiege

464.5 Sir George Pocock's letters to the Ada

mirally List of hips taken at the Havanna 467 Address of the city of London on taking the Havinna

468 Enquiry into the Despotism of Eastern

Government, concluded ib,
Custom among Ezttern Monarchs of
Thewing themselves to the people at
ftated times

469 -Instances of their assuming a power over the elements

ib. Of Kings curing diseises by touch. ing

470 Some account of the posthumous works of Dr Szviji

ib, -Memoirs of 30.5.2 Creichton ib. -Story of the Land of Campagh 471 -Defcription of Gen. Dalziei ib. Answer to the letter from an attorney's clerk (See p. 422.)

472 R-marks on the character of Harman

Bishop of Exeter (See p. 401.) ib. Account of the political papers 473 -Conditions of peace to be infilted on from France

ib. - Right of deserting improper alli ances justified

ib. -Inconsistencies in the Monitor irrefragably proved

474 - Articles of impeachment againit John Earl of B

475 Story of a conversation held at Win. cheter

ib. -Advertisement in consequence of this story

it. -An ironical encomium on the prefenm--ly

476 -The in--ry injurio::fly treated it. --Pallal hetween the perce now negociating, and that of Utrecht

477 -Rigb's of Britain vindica ed

-Altercations relating to the Win. chefier conversation

ib. A new Monitor-Its views and profeflions

479 Narrative of the cruel treatment of

Miss Molloy at Dublin 480-1 --Improbabilities in the story

482 On the obfervation of Naturalifts, that

the stomachs of salmon are always found empty

ib. -Probable reasons for this phenomenon

483 Lieut. Col. Amber's account of retaking Newfoundland

484 -His fpirited letter to the French coinmandant

485 -Articles of capitulation

486 Particulars in Lord Colville's letter to the Admisalty

ib. Life of Richard Nah, commonly called Beau Nosh

487 -His family and education ib. -His turn for gaiety and frolic

488 -Rise and improvement of diversions at Bath

ib. Nah eltablishes regular afsemblies,

and is made Master of the Cere. monies at Batb

489 -His laws for introducing and estaba lihing good manners

ib. - Instance of his strict observance of those laws

ib. -Specimen of his manner of laughing inen out of their foibles

490 Account of the political papers continued

491 New Monitor's charge ag. the Old ib - The Wincbefter conversation truly itated

492 Virtues of the bark in cases of surgery

493 Poetry. The Gentleman and the

RiteMr Woodward's Prologue 494 -Venus-Verses by Lord Bolingbrokom Epiitle from Reading

495 -On a young Lady's Dress-The rest of Love-Epitaph

496 Foreign History Rullian affairs. Sur.

render ut Schweianitz. Bloody contett at Bucker- Mubi

497 -Progress of the Spaniards. Orders

of the Day in compliment to Brig. Burgogne

498 Hißorical Chronicle. Success of the Aulus-Election of Ld Mayor-Innkeeper's bill

499 Quakers Address ; murder, &c. 500 -Executions, Indictments., &c. 501 Damage done by an inundation

502 Arcount of an action in Portugal ib Lists of births, marriages, pronio. tions, deaths, &c.

,503 4 § Prices of Stocks

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For OCTOBER 1762.

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Mr URBAN, QA. 19, 1762. and his own soul, and the things beth

OU have been fo of time and eternity, being unable to kind as to oblige

look backward or forward, or inward your readers, by in.

'or outward, or upward or downward; Y

having no conviction of fin or duty, Terting many curious anecdotes and no capacity of reviewing his conduct. letters of deceased A or looking forward with expectation persons, some of of either good or evil; and, in a which I have fent

word, without any principles of ieliyou. This gives me encouragement

gion, or even of reason, and without to hope you will publish the follow

the common sentiments or affections ing epistle (in your next Magazine)

of human nature; insensible even to which I can warrant an original. It

the good things of life, incapable of was written by the Rev. Mr Simen B talting any present enjoyments, or exBrozune (who was many years ago a

pecting future ones ; 'dead to his chilminister and an author in this city)

dren, friends, and country; having to the Rey. Mr Read, of Bradford,

no intereft, either bodily or spiritual, Wilts, deceased, from whom I received

temporal or eternal, to value or mind, it. It is well known, that for se.

but converted into a meer bealt, that veral years Mr Browne had a peculiar

can relish nothing but preleni bodily and unhappy, turn of mind concern- c enjoyments, without tasting them bg ing himself, imagining that he had no

anticipation or recollection. rational foul ; at the same time he was

This is my true condition: Thus so acute a disputant, that his friends am I thrown down from my excel. said he could reason as if he was por

lency. Because I had not, God has sessed of two souls. Your publishing

taken away the things that I had. this letter, as it may be useful to some

Indeed I have not those horrors on persons, will ohlige,

my mind to which you was a witness;

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Sir, Yours. &c. R. W.

I am grown more calm, because more

infentible, and every day since you Reverend Sir,

saw me has this insensibility been

growing upon me; nor can it be rewith God on my behall, since vou moved without a miracle of grace, let the city, who expressed so much and for this grace I cannot pray, ba. tender concern for me while you were ving lost all light of God, and tender. in it. I wish I could write any thing Eners of ful towards him. Such an to you that might turn your com- inttance of divine displeasure, the passion into thanksgiving, and your world hardly ever saw, much less one prayers into praises. But alas ! no- recovered by divine grace out of such thing of that kinci is to be expected a condition. I doubt wherher vou from one who has lived a life of den. have room to pray, but if you think to ,

you have, I doubt not but you will be

your now, thro' his just displeasure, in the requests. But I am so changed, that most forlorn state a man can be in on I must first be made a man, before I carth perfectly empty of all thought, can become a Christ'an; having now Istedion, conscience, or confidera- none of that knowledge or cominon tions deftitute, entirely deftitute of fintiments on which a saving change The newedge of God, and Chrift, must be founded. I am uitteily inca

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454 Original Letter of the Rev. Simon Browne. pable of any business in life, and must But the most astonishing proot both quit my present station, and think as of his intellectual excellence and defoon as I can to be retiring into my fect, is, A Defence of the Religion of Na. own country, there to spend out the ture and the Christian Revelation, in anwretched remains of a miserable life, a wir 10 Tindal's Chrißianity as old as which yet I am continually prompt the Creation, and his dedication of it to destroy. I thought you would be to the late Queen. The book is uniwilling to hear from me ; and tho versally allowed to be the best which you cannot be pleased with the ac- that controversy produced, and the count, I am obliged to give you a

dedication is as follows: true one, and beg an interest in your • MADAM, prayers, which will turn to your own

of all the extraordinary things account, if it avails nothing towards

that have been rendered to your

B the salvation of the most wretched royal hands since your first happy and wicked finner, who would yet, if arrival in Britain, it may be holdly he was able, be

faid, what now bespeaks your maYour Friend and Servant, • jesty's acceptance is the chief.

SIMON BROWNE. * Not in itself indeed; it is a trife The foliowing account of this extra

' unworthy your exalted rank, and ordinary man we have taken from the

• what will hardly prove an entertainAdventurer, No. 88, as a proper fup: C jeily's deep penetration, exact judg

ing amusement to one of your maplement to this letter; for which we are

• ment, and fine taste. greatly obliged to our correspondent.

. But on account of the author, MR Simon Brorene was a diflenting ' who is the firtt being of the kind,

• and yet without a name. eminent intellectual abilities; who,

• He was once a man; and of fome after having been some time seized • little name; but of no worth, as his with melancholy, defifted from the D' present unparallelled cafe makes but duties of l'is function, and could not • too manifélt: for by the immediate be persuaded to join in any act of • hand of an aver ging God, bis very worhip eitaer public or private. His • thinking substance has for more friends often vrged him to account than seven years been continually for rojs change in his conduct, at • waiting away, till it is wholly pewhich they expressed the utmolt grief • rithed out of hini, if it be not utterand altoniihnient; and after much • ly come to nothing. None, no not importunity, he told them, that he

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• the least remembrance of its very • bad fallen under the sensible dir- (ruins reinains, not the shadow of an

pleasure of God, who had caused his 'idea is lett, nor any sense that, so • rational foul gradually to perish, and • much as one fingle one, perfect or

left him only an animal life in com- imperfect, whole or diminished, ever mnon with brutes; that it was, there. • did appear to a mind within him, or fore, propbane for him to pray, and was perceived by it. incongruous to be present at the · Such a present from such a thing, prayers of others."

however worthless in itself, may not

F In this opinion, however absurd, • be wholly unacceptable to your ma. he was inflexible, at a time when all jesty. the author being such as histothe powers of his mind subfifted in their full vigour, when his concep

ry cannot parallel; and if the fact,

• which is real, and no fiction nor tions were clear, and his reasoning wrong conceit, obtains credit, it

• must be recorded as the most me. Being once importuned to say grace morable and indeed astonishing eat the table of a friend, he excused G'vent in the reign of George the Ild, himself many times; but the request • that a tract composed by such a thing being still repeated, and the company was presented to the illustrious Carokept standing, he discovered evident line ; his royal confort needs not be tokens of diftress, and, after some ir- • added; fame, if I am not misinformresolute gestures and hesitation, ex. ed, will tell that with pleasure to all pressed with great fervor this ejacula. * succeeding times. tion: Moft merciful and almighry

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' eminent, as your excellent qualities vas no light, defcend upon are great and conspicuous. This mm-uns darknele there

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