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A FORM of PRAYER, to impossible that this should be true, In the first place, he could have no rank To be used in all churches and chapels here equal to what he held in the service throughout England, apon Friday he was to abandon, or rather to delert.

Feb. 17. 1758, the day appointed by In the next place, it is beyond all doubt

proclamation for a general fast and that he ftood then in very high favour humiliation, with his miftrets; who, to the indulgence For obtaining pardon of our sins, and for averting she shewed him, in suffering him to

those heavy judgments which our manifold

provocations have most justly deserved; and im 31 come to England, added unusual marks

ploring his blessing and affiftance on the arms of of her bounty, to enable him to make a his Majesty by sea and land, and for restoring le figure here equal to his rank and quali. and perpecuating peace, safety, and prosperity, el ty. He therefore, without the strongest

to himself, and to his kingdoms. -b ingratitude, could have made no fuch EXTRACTS.

offer as is mentioned, especially to Şir MORNING-PRAYER, Plalms, xxv. xxvii. xlvi. Robert Walpole. I believe the late Duke

Leflons, Isaiah lviii. Matth. x. 24. of Argyle, and several persons of very Epiftle, Ephesi vi. 10.-13.

The Gospely high distinction, English as well as Scots,

Luke xiji. 1.gave it as their opinion, (and with some Two colleEts to be used instead of the firs warmth too), that the government ne colleet for morning prayer. yer would have reason to repent any in. dulgence it should show him; and I

the kingdoms of the earth, and prefume they did this upon the know

on whose molt gracious providence they ledge they had of his sentiments: but I will venture to say he made no advances

depend evermore for preservation and

prosperity; Extend thine accustomed of any kind to Sir Robert Walpole.

His incog. excursions with his Prof. goodness to the people of this land, han Majesty to London, are likewise a.

who, looking up to thee as the supreme necdotes which the knowing part of the

author of all bleffings, and their fure world will find some difficulty in belie. fafeguard and mighty deliverer in all ving; as I can scarce think it posible dangers and difficulties, do now implore for a great king to smuggle him

felf to thy watchful care and protection, be long from the affairs of government, with thy counsel, to frengthen them

seeching thee to guide them continually without its making a noise all over the with thy powerful arm, and to crown world.

their necessary endeavours, against the I observed some other mistakes in the names of the Marshal's tutors, when unjust attempts of their enemies, with young;, but being of no concernment to

perpetual success, through our Lord the public, I don't chuse to trouble you

and Saviour Jelus Christ. Amen. with particulars : but cannot help obfer- O Lord God of our salvation, in whose ving, that had the parliament passed the hands are the issues of life and Earl of Kintore's bill, Field-Marshal death, of good and evil, and without Keith muft have survived the Earl of whose aid the wiseft counsels of frail Kintore and his brother Mr Keith, and men, and the multitude of an hoft, and the Earl Marischal, before he could all the instruments of war,

are bat have had any benefit from it. It was weak and vain; Incline thine ear, we therefore thought a little severe, to op- pray thee, to the earnest and devout pose a favour that was of next to no fupplications of thy servants; who, not consequence to the public, though it confiding in the splendor of any thing was of some to the parties: and confic that is great, or the ftability of any dering that the Czarina interested her. thing that is ftrong, here below, do moft self in the success of the application, the humbly flee, O Lord, unto thee for opposition was thought to be very impo. fuccour, and put their truft under the litic.

Shadow of thy wings. Be thou to us a

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tower of defence against the affaults of our land, in this time of trouble, ftill our enemies, our shield and buckler in enjoy the light of thy countenance, and the day of battle ; and so bless the the blessings of thy bountiful hand ; arms of our gracious sovereign, in the let thy unerring wisdom turn all our difmaintenance of his juft and lawful rights, appointments to our advantage; and and the advancement of the welfare of fo work upon our hearts and minds by his kingdoms, that we being preserved the gracious influences of thy Holy Spiby thy help and goodness from all pe. rit, that being turned from the error of rils and disasters, and made happily tri- our ways, and created to newness of life, “umphant over all the disturbers of our we may walk before thee in all righteouspeace, may joyfully laud and magnify nels and holiness in this world, and inherit thy' glorious name; and serve thee from thine everlasting kingdom in that which generation to generation in all godliness is to come, through the merits of Jesus and quietness, through Jesus Christ our Christ our only Mediator and Advocate. Lord. Amen.

Amen. After the prayer in the end of the litany, To be read after the prayer for the whole We humbly beseech thee, &c, the peo- fate of Christ's church militant here on ple fall say this that followeth, after the earth. minister.

A prayer for this church and kingdom. TUS Urn thou us, &C.--verbatim as in the form for the faft of Feb. 6. B Leffed Lord, who at sundry times

and in divers manners hast manifeft1756. [xvii. 646.]

ed thine abundant favour to these realms, O Lord, most good and powerful, we in thy marvellous protection of our reli. before thee, do acknowledge it thine cret conspiracies, and open attempts, unspeakable mercy, that for our mani- of malicious enemies; We, adoring thy foid and heinous provocations we are not glorious Majesty with all praises and utterly consumed, and given over for a thanksgivings for the fame, beseech thee prey to the enemy and avenger. We to preserve evermore in our minds such confefs, with sorrow and contufion, our a lively memory, and grateful sense, of long unfruitfulness under the means of these chine invaluable mercies, that by grace, the light of thy gospel, and the our exemplary and religious use of them, many wonderful deliverances of this and happy improvements under them, church and state, which thou, in thy to thy honour and service, we may be great goodness, haft vouchsafed unto accounted worthy of the continuance of

O Lord, shouldst thou enter into thy bleflings to us and our pofterity. judgment with us for the crying fins of Take away from us, O Lord, all hard. this nation, our profaneness and infide. nefs of heart, all neglect of thine ordi. lity, heresies and schisms, our grofs im- nances, and contempt of thy word; and purities, and other manifold offences, endue us with a spirit of piety and devothou mightft justly inflict upon us the tion, a spirit of justice and temperance, severity of thy wrath, and deliver us up of humility and charity, and of all other to the reproaches and intults of our e. graces which adorn the Christian profes. nemies : but there is mercy with thee, fion ; that so thy dreadful displeasure and therefore shalt thou be feared : thou art judgments may be ever averted from the Lord God, tender and full of com us, and iniquity not become our ruin. passion, not willing that any should perish, Be thou pleafed also, with thine efpe. but that all should repent and live. Look cial favour, to guard and prosper our down therefore, we beseech thee, with gracious Sovereign King George, with an eye of pity and loving kindness up. all the royal family. Be thou to him, on thy servants, who, with broken and O Lord, an helmet of salvation against contrite hearts, do here bewail our his enemies that delight in war. Do transgressions and wretchedness. Let thou, we pray thee, blaft their wicked



defigns, defeat their stratagems; and so fore leg, greatly inflamed, tomised, put them to flight and confution before his and full of ulcers, from the year 1733 face, that the terror of his arms may add till the year 1754 ; during which time dignity and lustre to his crown, and bring he used exercise, mercurial medicines, fafety, joy, and happiness, to himselfand mineral waters, and diet-drinks without his kingdoms. Grant this, O merciful number, but received no relief; and he Father, for Jesus Christ's fake; to whom, was at lalt cured by the following mewith thee and the Holy Ghott, be all thod. honour and glory, world without end. He was blooded to about fourteen Amen.

Ounces, and about an hour afterwards A prayer for all the reformed churches.

drank a draught of lime-water, which

he continued to take at the rate of three O God, the Father of, mercies, verbatim as in the form for Feb. 6. end of this time the swelling was quite

pints a-day, for Give months. At the 1756. [xvii. 646.]

gone from both legs; but, upon interA prayer for unity.

mitting the lime-water a fortnight, they O God, the Father

of our Lord Jesus began to grow hard, and so fwell again. Christ our only Saviour, the prince Recourse was then had to the lime.waof peace; Look down in much pity and ter, as before; and in ten days all compaffion upon this church and nation, threatening appearances entirely vanish. now feeking unto thee in fasting and ed, and the patient from that time en. prayer; and grant, we beseech thee, joyed perfect health, without taking or that our humiliation and repentance needing any medicine. may have that bleffed effect, that we Art: XXV. An account of two paralytic may all cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in

cases, by Dr Rusel of Aleppa. thy fear. Give us grace, O Lord, se

The first case is that of a man about rioufly to lay to heart the great dangers twenty fix years of age, of an atrabiwe are in by our unhappy divisions. lious temperainent, but healthy. This Take away all hatred and prejudice, man, after complaining of the headach, and whatsoever else may hinder us from was suddenly deprived of all sense and godly union and concord; that as there motion, and lay in that condition feveis but one body and one fpirit, and oneral hours. Of these fits he had two or hope of our calling, one Lord, one three in twenty-four hours, for five days. faith, one baptism, one God and Fa. Upon recovering from them, he cointher of us all; fo we may henceforth be plained of a difficulty in moving his left all of one heart and of one foul, united leg and arm; and the last fit ended in a in one holy bond of truth and peace, of hemiplegia; and (ne fide was entirely faith and charity, and may with one deprived of the power of motion, though mind and one mouth glorify thee, o the sense of feeling remained. God, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

In about fix weeks he recovered the Amen.

motion of every part of the side affected, EVENING-PRAYER. Pfalms, cxxi. cxxx. Ixi. except the leg and high ; which, notLeflons, 2 Chron. xx. I.-13. 1 Cor. x. 1.-12. withilanding ihe use of every remedy

N. B. The preceding prayers are sufed likewise that could be devised, remained useless. in Evening-I'rayer. Tise oiber prayers are taken After about twelve months, when all out of the book of common prayer.

medical attempts had been long given Medical cbservations concluded. [635.]

over, he suddenly perceived, that the Art. XXIV. An account of an olffinate that he could stand upon it; but in a few

power to move his leg was restored, and Jcorbutic humour in the legs, of long minutes it became vle!efs as before. In firanding, cured by lime vater.

the evening, he had one of the fits with HE patient, a clergyman of fee which he was seized at the first, during

dentary life, was aflicted with a which the paralytic limb was frongly VOL. XIX.

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convalsed; and when the fit went off, he of the mufcles, the bark rather increases found he could move it, though but in than diminishes the fever which always a small degree.

attends these complaints; and if it does The same remedies were now prescris not add to the force of the mischief, it bed as at firft ; ftrorg fri&ions, warm hastens its progress. stimulating medicines, and spirituous fomentations were used to the part af. Art, XXVIII A letter from Dr Fotherfected, especially during the fit, which gill

, concerning an afiringent gum brought returned next day, and the facceeding from dfrica. i night. When the last of these fits went This gum is the infpiffated juice of a off, the paralytic limb was perfectly re tree that is found near the river Gambia covered; before the week was out, the in Africa, called "Pau de fangue; the patient walked nine miles, and has now juice is extracted by incision, and hardbeen well eight years.

ens into a gum-like fubftance, that is The other case was that of an apo- hard, brittle, of a deep red colour, and plexy followed by a hemiplegia ; but the opake, inodorous, but of an astringent paralytic parts were recovered by flow taste; it is more brittle than gam fene degrees, and were not influenced by the


and more soluble in water than return of the apoplexy, which happen. dragon's blood. The Doctor thinks it ed at the end of about six months. He of great efficacy in obftinate chronical was able to walk in about eight months; diarrhæas, and all other diseases that but a third fit of the apoplexy, two proceed from laxity and acrimony. years afterwards, carried him off.

Art. XXIX. An account of the efficacy of Art. XXVI. Of the use of the bark in the Mercurius corrosivus fublimatus, · Scrophulous disorders. By Dr Fothergill. in the cure of the lues venerea. 4. •*• DI

It appears from several cases related This article contains a great varioty in this article, and many others, the of cases, in which a folution of one particulars of which are not mentioned, grain of the sublimate in two ounces of that the bark may be given with great re&tified spirits of wine, given twice a. advantage in many scrophulous cases; day, in the quantity of one spoonful or that inveterate ophthalmies generally two spoonfuls to a dose, according to yield to it; incipient glandular tumours the strength of the patient, and vira

frequently resolved ; swelled lips lence of the disea?e, produced the most and cutaneous blotches are healed, and aftonishing effects in the cure of the lues the tendency to a strumous habit correct. venerea ; fome of the patients being reed. The dose should be as much as the stored to perfect health in ten days, and patient can be prevailed upon to take, others in a fortnight, though they had providing with equal care against co. foul ulcers, buboes, warts, scabs, and Tiveness and its opposite. The Doctor other frightful and loathsome symptoms used a decoction in the following form, of the disease, for which some of them as that in which a fufficient quantity may had been salivated without succefs. It be given with the least disguise. operates chiefly by sweating and urine,

R Pulv. cort. Per. 3o. coque in ag. sometimes it purged gently, and some. pura lb ii. ad fb i. fub finem addenda rad. times it produced transient fickness of glycyrrh. incis. - 5 . Colaturæ adde aq. the stomach, and a sore mouth. The Nuc, M. 5 ii. M. capiat coch. ii. iii. vediv. patients were confined to a spare diet, cum finet

. Guaiac. Vol. a gut. *. **. ad and drank plentifully of small diluting Ix. usqué, bis terve quotidie.

liquors. It is necessary to obierve, that when This medicine is mentioned by Tur. the bones are affected, or when the scro. ner in his Syphilis; it was lately brought phulous comoer is so fituated as to be into regular practice by Van Swieten, attended with much pain, as in the and recommended to the furgeons of the joints, or under the membranous covers army by Dr Pringle,


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It is now trying in the London hospi. flowers ; baving, besides, an image tals, and a farther account of it may be richly dressed; by which perhaps they foon expected.

would signify Ceres. This they keep Art. XXX. The last article contains expe- men and maid servants, riding through

moving about, while men and women, riments on mixing oils, resinous and pin. the streets in the cart, shout as loud as guious substances, with water, by means of a vegetable mucilage.

they can, till they arrive at the barn. The farmers here do not bind


their By these experiments it appears, that corn in fheaves, as they do with us, but by means of the mucilage of gum ara- directly as they have reaped or mowed bic, not only oils and refins, but pin- it, put it into carts, and convey it into guious substances, may be reduced to their barns. the form of an emulsion with water.

The proportion was one drachm of The apparent times of the eclipses of Jupiter's famucilage, two drachms of oil, and one tellites, which will be vijible in England in the ounce of water. The mucilage will not year 1758, computed to the meridian of St Paul's, keep more than double its quantity of London, from new tables and new equations. oil.

1758 D. H. M. S.

D. II. M. So Or one drachm of mucilage, one Jan. 5 18 4 20 June 14 58 29 drachm of ballam, and one ounce of

21 16 12 59 I I 15 24 40 II Water.

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3° 9 52 55 11 On these experiments Dr Fothergill

23 17 54 42 E3 5 Op. 8. & Jup. 4 31

9 10 45 35 E 2 observes, that being able by this con Feb. 13 16 17 39 1 1 10 13 56 16 EI trivance to mix a strong vitriolic acid in


8 24 33 El timately with a vegetable refin, the

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2 I 2 16 13 18 31 Es mixture gave the fragrance of amber,

Mar. I 14 33 SITI 19 10 17 41 EI 7 15 10 31

I which he supposes to be nothing more

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17 45 10 E 3 than a vegetable resin reduced by time,

30: 9 35 36 E 3 8 16 28 21 I 1 July 5

8 32 45 EI and a vitriolic acid, ingo the form in 19.14 15 32. I 2 7 13. 34 5 E 3 which it was found.

24 14 47 36 1 Il 10 13 54 E 2 26 16 53

12 10 26 33 EI From Chapman's cyder-maker's inflructor.

31 16 42 50

18 12 47 41 Apr. 9 13 6 25 Il

3 Ei Directions to make an artificial yeft (barm),

3 47 36 E 31 3 44 50 EI "which will answer the purpose altogether

2 I aug. 4 10 40 29 E. as well as the natural.

19 15 8 22 I 3

9 34 14 E 3 2 14 I 2

9 50 21 E 2 Ake two quarts [two Scots cho. 23 16 56 57 II 92 47 Er pins] of Imall beer, and one of

25 11 25 40 I Sept. 5

7.27 13 EI isinglass ; boil them together five or fix

27 16 38 18 I 2

6 51 20 1 3

May 2 13 20 24 II 28 7 So 26 E I minutes ; put it into a can or pail, and

9 15:14 47 I et. 8 6 47 44 E 2 whisk it till it comes to the consistence

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14 6 14 39 EI of yest; let it stand an hour after, then 18 11 37 28 I I

5 59 48 E 3 put it to your wort in the same manner 22 13 40 18 I 2 Nov. 9 6 14 I 4 you were used to do the natural yeit;

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4 47 41 EI this will be sufficient to ferment a hogf

13 31 14 I 2 Dec. Jup. too near sun. head.

These computations are addressed to such pero

fons only as are provided with good telescopes From Paul Ilentzner's journey into England, and time-keepers well regulated, either to the apin the year 1998.

parent or mean time, in hopes of verilying the

Such are re

tables, or amending their errors, I be manner of celebrating harvesi-bome.

quelted to transmit their oblervations, and the S we were returning to our inn, we

circumstances thereof, with an account of their happened to meet

instruments, and the method of brairing their people celebrating their harvelt home. zire, in order to be published the beginning of

time, to the printers of the Gentleman's svingaTheir last load of corn they crown with nexi year. Gente Mag.


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