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App.1757 Prayers for the fast of Feb. 17. 1758. 699 at that time to this court. But it is next

A FORM of PRAYER, to impossible that this should be true. In the fift 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,

upon Friday he was to abandon, or rather to defert.

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 mistress; 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 come to England, added unusual marks

ploring his blefling and affiftance on the arms of of her bounty, to enable him to make a his Majesty by sea and land, and for restoring figure here equal to his rank and quali. and perpetuating peace, safety, and prosperity, ty. He therefore, without the strongest to himself, and to his kingdoms. ingratitude, could have made no such

EXTRACT S. offer as is mentioned, especially to Sir MORNING-PRAYER, Pfalms, xxv. xxvii. xlvi. Robert Walpole. I believe the late Duke Leflons, Isaiah lviii. Matth. X. 24. of Argyle, and several persons of very Epiltle, Ephes vi. 10.-13. The Gospeling high distinction, English as well as Scots, Luke xiji. I. gave it as their opinion, (and with some Two collects to be used instead of the firfi warmth too), that the government ne- colleet for morning prayer. ver would have reason to repent any


Almighty God, who ruleft over all dulgence it should show him; and I

the kingdoms of the earth, and presume they did this upon the knowledge they had of his sentiments : but I on whose molt gracious providence they will venture to say he made no advances

depend evermore for preservation and of any kind to Sir Robert Walpole.

prosperity ; Extend thine accuftomed His incog. excursions with his Pruf. 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

dangers and difficulties, do now implore for a great king to smuggle himfelf fo thy watchful care and protection, belong from the affairs of government, feeching thee to guide them continually without its making a noise all over the with thy powerful arm, and to crown world.

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

and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. the public, I don't chose to trouble you with particulars; but cannot helpobfer. O Lord God of our salvation, in whose ving, that had the parliament passed the Earl of Kintore's bill, Field-Marshal death, of good and evil, and without Keith must have survived the Earl of whose aid the wifeft counfels 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 but 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 devous pose a favour that was of next to no supplications 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 consi- that is great, or the ftability of any dering that the Czarina interested here thing that is strong, here below, do moti 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 trust under the licis.

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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 erjoy 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 curn all our difmaintenance of his just 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 bere on ple fall say this that followeth, after the earth. minister.

A prayer for this church and kingdom. TU 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 haft manifest1756. [xvii. 646.]

ed thine abundant favour to these realms, O Lord, most good and powerful, we in thy marvellous protection of our reli

thy sinful people, here assembled gion, laws, and liberties, from the sebefore thee, do ackoowledge it thine cret conspiracies, and open attempts, unspeakable mercy, that for our mani- of malicious enemies; We, adoring thy fold 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 fense, 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, shouldīt thou enter into thy blessings 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 devo. thou mightst juftly infliet 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 nor become our ruin. passion, not willing that any should perish, Be thou pleased also, with thine espe. 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, tomified, 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 luftre to his crown, and bring he used exercise, mercurial medicines, fafety, joy, and happiness, to himself and mineral waters, and diet-drinks without his kingdoms. Grant this, O merciful number, but received no relief; and he Father, for Jesus Christ's sake; to whom, was at last 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 ave months. At the 1756. [xvii. 646.]

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

mitting the limo-water a fortnight, they O

God, the Father of our Lord Jefus began to grow hard, and to swell again.

Christ our only Saviour, the prince Recourse was then had to the lime.wa. of peace; Look down in much pity and ter, as before; and in ten days all compaffion upon this church and nation, threatening appearances entirely vanishnow seeking unto thee in fafting 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 blessed 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 Rufel of Aleppo. thy fear. Give us grace, O Lord, se.

The first case is that of a man about riously to lay to heart the great dangers twenty. fix years of age, of an atrabia we are in by our unhappy divisions. lious temperament, 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 baptifm, 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 it ended in a in one holy bond of truth and peace, of hemiplegia; and one 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 wecks he recovered the Amen.

motion of every part of the side affected, EVENING-PRAYER. Pfalms, cxxi. cxxx. Ixi. except the leg and ihigh; which, note Leflons, 2 Chron. xx. I.-13. 1 Cor. x. 1.-12.

withitanding the use of every remedy N. B. The preceding pravers are nofed likewise that could be devised, remained oreleisa in Evening-Prayer. The oiber prayers are taken After about twelve months, when all out of the book of common prayer.

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

over, he suddenly perceived, that the Art. XXIV. An account of an obsiinate 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 ule!cfs as before. In panding, cured by lime-water.

the evening, he had one of the fits with HE patient, a clergyman of fe. which he was feized at the first, during

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


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convulsed; and when the fit went off, he of the muscles, 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, ic bed as at ‘firit ; strong fri&tions, warm hastens its progress. ftimulating medicines, and spirituous fomentations were used to the part af. Art. XXVIIK A letter from Dr Fotherfected, especially during the fit, which gill, concerning an astringent gum brought returned next day, and the facceeding from Africa, night. When the last of these fits went This gum is the inspiffated 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 sangue; 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 aftringent paralytic parts were recovered by flow taste; it is more brittle than gum fene degrees, and were not influenced by the ga, and niore 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 ufe of the bark in the Mercurius, corrosivus sublimatus, Scrophulous disorders. By Dr Fothergill. in the cure of the lues venerea, six IC

appears from several cafes related This article contains a great variety 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 rectified 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; incipicnt glandular tomours the strength of the patient, and viraare frequently resolved ; swelled lips lence of the diseale, produced the most and cutaneous blotches are healed, and astonishing effects in the cure of the lues the tendency to a strumous habit correct. venerea; some of the patients being reed. The dote should be as much as the stored to perfet health in ten days,

s, 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 fiveness and its opposite. The Doctor other frightful and loathsome fymptoms ufed 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. Şi, coque in ag. sometimes it purged gently, and some. pura fb ii. ad fb i. fub finem addendo rad. times it produced transient fickness of glycyrrh. incis. 3 ss. Colature adde aq. the stomach, and a sore mouth. The Nuo, M. Z ii. M. capiat coch. ii. iii. veliv. patients were confined to a spare diet, cum tinci. Guaiac. Vol. a gut. *. **. ad and drank plentifully of small diluting lx. usque, bis terve quotidie.

liquors. It is necessary to observe, 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 cumour is so situated 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 ; having, besides, an image tals, and a farther account of it may be richly dressed; by which perhaps they foon expected.

would fignify 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, thout as loud as guious fubfiances, with water, by means they can, till they arrive at the barn. of a vegetable mucilage.

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 emulfion 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 visible in England in the ounce of water. The mucilage will not year 1758, computed 10 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. H. M. Ş. Or one drachm of mucilage, one Jan. 5 18 4 20 June 1 14 58 29 I 3 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 II On these experiments Dr Fothergill

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3.910 45 35 E 2 observes, that being able by this con- Feb. 13 16 17 39 I 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 E 2 mixture gave the fragrance of amber, Mar. I 14 33 5!

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I which he fupposes to be nothing more

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

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8 16 28 21 1 1 Julys 8 32 45 EI and a vitriolic acid, inso the form in 19.14 15 32 I 2 which it was found.

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

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

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3 44 50 EI which will answer the purpose altogether

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

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9 50 21 E 2 Ake two quarts [two Scots cho. 23 16 56 57 II

9 2 47 EL pins] of small beer, and one of 25 11 25 40 1 1 Sept. 5 7 27 13. EL isinglass; boil them together five or fix

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750 26 EI minutes ; put it into a can or pail, and May 2 13.20 24 11

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6 47 44 E 2 whisk it till it comes to the consistence

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6 1 39 EI of yest; let it stand an hour after, then 18 11 37 28 II 5 59 48 E 3 put it to your wort in the same manner 22 13 40 18 I 2 Nov. 9 you were used to do the natural yeft ;

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

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

These computations are addressed to such perFrom Paul Ilentzner's journey into England, and time keepers well regulated, either to the ap

fons only as are provided with good telescopes in the year 1598.

parent or mean time, in hopes of verifying the

Such are re

tables, or amending their errors. The manner of celebrating harvef-bome.

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

circumstances thereof, with an account of their happened to meet fome

inftrunients, and the method of otraining their

country: people celebrating their harveit home. zire, in order to be published the beginning of

time, to the printers of the Gentleman's wviagaTheir last load of corn they crown with next year. Gent. Mag.

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