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position to put their Lordships orders in it. Many of the boats were overturned and execution, the bombs proceeded to place damaged by the explosion of the Shells. themfelves in the narrow channel of the river During the attack, the enemy's troops leading to Harfleur, it being the most pro- appeared very numerous, were continually per and only place to do execution from. erecting new batteries, and throwing up About seven in the evening two of the intrenchments; their consternation was fa bombs were stationed, as were all the rest great, that all the inhabitants forfook the early the next morning, and continued to bombard for fifty-two hours without inter Notwithstanding this smart bombardmission, with such success, that the town. ment, I have the pleasure to acquaint you, was several times in faines; and their ma that the damage done us by the enemy has gazine of stores for the filat-bottomed boats been very inconfiderable, though great burnt with very great fury, for upwards of numbers of their hot and ihells fell and fix hours, notwithstanding the continual burft among the hombs and boats. efforts of several hundred men to extinguish


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OBSERVATIONS upon PULS E S. OST of the variations that happen but slowly, by reason of its weakened etalfollows :

sthly. If the pulse almost or intirely cease; ift. If the pulse be quick and strong, the consequence must be this, which happens then both heart and arteries acquire a great in faintings : The arteries contract without Arength; the heart is frong enough to dif- resistance, throw a great quantity of blood tend every elastie artery; and this is the into the veins, and perfons look pale and pulse of a fever.

livid ; and hence it is that dying persons 2dly. If it be forong and flow, it is a have their faces lead-coloured and wan, healthy pulle ; both the heart and arteries which Hippocrates has enumerated among are strong ; but the elasticity of the arteries the certain symptoms of approaching death. does not bear the same proportion to the There and such-like remarks, confidered Atrength of the heart as in a fever.

together, with the alteration of the qualities 3dly. If it be quick and low (as the heart of the blood, upon which the quantity that grows weaker in proportion than the e the left auricle shall receive, may depend, lafticity of the arteries) then the arteries will may prove useful in judging of distemhave a fmall distension, but a quick return; pers by that great criterion of physicians, which is the case of persons worn out in a the pulles; and from them we may be difever*; they have a pulse quick and low, rected to discover the fear of diseases ; par

4thly, If the polse be flow and weak, ticularly when they are fituated in the solid then the heart can diltend a weakened ar parts and nerves, and when in the mass of tery but a little, and that can contract again the blood and Auids.



Page Alitery of its : Foundation, founders

, Agriculture

, its antiquity celifty, ad" benefactors, privileges, &c. with a per

vantage, &c,

85 spective view of it

174 Allegory. See Fame and Content. Abstract of some acts passed in this session of Amethyst, a precious stone, its supposed Parliament

212, 321

virtues Act, the success of, passed the last fesfion of Anatomical observations and discoveries 189

Parliament for the encouragement of the Animal kingdom, a dissertation on propaBritish sailor


gation, preservation, and destruction in it Afts. See Abstract.

232 Address, the Itudent's, to his mistress 39.- Animal spirits, fome rational conjectures Of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, &c. to

concerning their diseases

292 his Majesty, on the Prince of Wales's hea Answers to the ænigma’s and rebuses in this ing of age 327.-Of the Officers of the volume

372 two battalions of the Norfolk regiment of Arran, Earl of, sale of his curiosities 219 militia to his Majesty 328.




on it

tated 104

bed 359




Atheists, speculative and practical, on their daring project, attempts to seize the royal

289 enfigns of Majesty kept in the Tower of

London 66. The stratagems he had re-
Ballad, by the name of 1758

course to on this occasion specified ib.
Bankrupts 54, 110, 166, 222, 278, 334 Is apprehended and committed to prison
Bark, its efficacy in the delirium of a fever 68. --Is vifited, pardoned, fet at liberty,

37.3 and a penfion granted him by the King
Barnard, Sir John. See Silver coin.

ib. Is charged with an action of scanda-
Barreaux, Des, his penitent fonnet, remarks luni magnatum at the fuit of the Duke of

289 Buckingham, fined 10,000 l. and impri-
Batchelors, a proposal for laying a tax on £oned in the King's-bench 69. Finds

45 bait, is discharged from prison, and dies
Bedloe, William, a second witness in the not long after of a lethargy ib.

popish plot 35:--His deposition ib. His Books, published 55; 111, 167, 223, 279,
second depolition 69.- His evidence an-

gainst Coleman 72.- Accuses the Queen Britain, its respect to other na-
136.--His evidence against William Ire tions
land, Thomas Pickering, and John Grove Brockes, M. de Hambourg, à son lit 40.5

, 34
137.-- Accuses Prance 139.--His evi The fame Englished ib. The fame imi-
dence concerning the murder of Sir Ed-
mundbuy. Godfrey 199.-- Against the Bruhl, Count, an account of his great
five Jesuits, 305.

Against Counsellor wealthy wardrobe, gallery of pictures, &c.
Langhorn 307:- His deposition before the

Lord Chief- Justice North, on his death- Bury-St: Edmunds. See Abbey. '

Bergen, an account of the artack upon it Carbuncle, its rarity -Stories of it ib.2

Of different fexes ib. ---Its supposed vit-
Berlin. See Theatre.

tues ib.
Bignonia, or the trumpet-tree, coloured from Cary, Robert, Baron of Leppington, and
nature, and described

188 Earl of Monmouth : Memoirs of his life,
Bird of passage, one described by Labat, and written by himfelf 87.-The youngest of

supposed by him to be the devil-hird 146. Lord Hunsdon's ten Tons ib. Gives an
The manner of hunting it, ib.

account of what happened during his
Birds, researches into the organs of their charge of the Eaft March 98.-Allo of

the dying scene of Queen Elisabetti, &c.

53, 109, 221, 277, 333
Blood, Thomas, an arch-villain, his life 22. Cat, an account of, that lived 24 months
His birth and education ib.Marries without drinking

in Lancashire ib. - Serves in Ireland as Chancellor, Lord, his speech concerning the
Lieutenant in the Parliament forces, and Duke of York's fuccession

is put in commission of the peace by Hen- Charles II. King, his speech on opening the
ry Cromwell ib. - After the restoration 18th feffion of his Parliament, on tħe 21st
disaffected to the Government, and at the of O&tober, 1678, 32.-Another, on the
head of the affair for surprising Dublin address of the Commons for removing
castle, and seizing the person of the Duke from his perfon and Councils the Duke
of Ormond ib.-Escapes to Holland, and of York 34.*His answer on another ad-
some time after comes to England, where dress of the Commons 70. -- Demands
he soon gives an instance of his bold en money 71.- Disolves the Parliament 198.
terprising genius by calling a Court-mar -His letter to his brother the Duke of
tial in a tavern, on two persons that had York 201..Forns a new Council 402.
betrayed the secrets of his party to the -His offers relating to the Duke of
Ministry 23.-Withdraws to Scotland, York's fucceffion 260.–Diffolves again
and contributes to the breaking out of the Parliament 308.--His declaration com-
the rebellion there 24.-Returns to Eng cerning the Duke of Monmouth's legiti-
land, and rescues Captain Mason ib. macy 359
Afterwards, to conceal himself, pretends China, Orphan of. See Tragedy.
to practise physic at Rumford 25.-Seizes Chlorosis, or the green-fickness, a medici-
the person of the Duke of Ormond, with nal receipt for

a design to hang him at Tyburn 26.- Circuits for the summer allizes

Not daunted at the miscarriage of this Coleman, Edward, Secretary to the Duke

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I 22.

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of York, his trial 71.–Oates's evidence Drill-plough. See Worlidge.
against him ib.-Bedloe's evidence against Dugdale, his depositions against the fire
him ib.--His letters produced againit him Jesuits

73.-His defence 74.-Receives sentence Dutch Deputies, their speech to the King
of death, and is executed 75.

'on delivering their credentials, with his
Comparison between the British and French Majesty's answer



Compliments of the Lord Mayor, Alder- Eagles, . 1 remarkable passage cancerning

men, &c. to the Princess Dowager of them, related in the life of Thuanus 237
Wales, on the Prince of Wales's being Edmondson, Mary, her trial 193.—Some

328 account of her life and death 195.
Conspiracy against the King of Portugal, Education, the frontifpiece to this volume
an account of some particulars in relation

expressive of it.-Nothing interests so much
to its discovery


the good order of the world as the careful
Conspirators against the life of the King of education of children i.The force of
Portugal. See Sentence.

example 2. The miscarriages in point
Content. See Fame.

of reproof and correction 3:

_The force


of habit and custom 4. — Integrity of
Contrast between Byng and Boscawen, an heart not incompatible with politeness of

320 manners 5.-The principal end of educa-
Contrasts, the pleasures of


tion 6.
Copau-tree, famous for its fanative balsam, Elegy. See Tibullus. A father's advice
a description of


to his' son, an elegy written 150 yeas
Com, methods for the preserving of it 191

ago 209.
Country-dances 39, 102, 150, 265, 319, Emerald, a precious ftone, its reputed vi-
Cracking cutter

Ist England, the history of, continued 31, 69,
Critical remarks upon a passage in the fourth

135, 197, 259, 39
eclogue of Virgil

7 Epitaph, Latin, written by Sir Thomas

Moore, on the death of Henry Abyngdon
Danby, Earl of, his affair 138.-The King 40.-The fame in old English ib.

interests himself in it 201.-Speech again Effay, on the fublime in writing 12:-On
him 202.

- Is sent to the Tower ib. wisdom, or the power over one's felf 139
Pleads the King's pardon 259.--Diffe. Expeditions since the beginning of the Spa-
rence between the Houses concerning him nish war 1739, to the ist of January,

1759, a list of

David, Fort St. taken by the French, an Experiments, a new one on vitrio! 6.—OR
account of


animal generation 132.
Deaths 53, 109, 166, 221, 278, 333

Deceptions, we are subject to in fancying Fame and Content, the kingdom of, an al-
some men wise and happy
356 legory:

Description of a plate, exhibiting the man- Fimer, Kitty, on her falling from her horie

ner of the execution of the criminals at

133 Flying, a dissertation on the art of 238
Despotic, of the universal desire of being Fólly in affociating with young men of fpi-
fo, the means employed to arrive at this

rit and gaiety

power, and the danger to which it ex Fossil kingdom, a dissertation on propaga-
poses Kings

269 tion, preservation, and destruction in it 141
Devil-bird. See Bird of passage.

· Fragment, Doll Common

Diamond, said to ingender others 10..Its French, their account of their success against
fupposed virtues 11.-
The pernicious qua-

the English in the East-Indies 164.-
lity of diamond-powder ib.Symbols of Some reasons to doubt of its authenticity
the diamond ib.

Digby, Lord George, Earl of Bristol, his Funnibus, his ludicrous manner of ftating
head curiously engraved

305 accounts between Maria Theresa and co.
Digby, Sir Kenelme, his relation of some and George Rex and co.
surprising instances of the sense of smelling

231.-His manner of curing wounds in Geese, Friar Philip's, a tale from La For-
in the magnetical way 287.

Doll Common, a fragment

95 Gemmingen, Baron, his memorial







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Generation, animal, a new experiment on Hopson, Major-general, dispatches from him
132 and Commodore Moore

Germany, a new and accurate map of, il- Husband, his duties towards his wife

lustrated with a general history and de- Hyacinth, a precious stone, its reputed vir-
scription of that country 281.--Its boun-
daries, foil, and product ib.---Trade, com-

I. and J.
merce, commodities, and rivers 282. Jesuits, taken up upon the information of

temper and genius of the inhabitants Dugdale 198.-Qates's, &c. evidences a.
284.-An account of the German empire, gainst them 263.-Their defence 366.

and its fystem of government, &c. 285. Condemned ib.
God, a demonstration of his existence, groun- Imlac, his history

ded upon the knowledge of nature, and Immortality of the human mind. See Mind.
adapted to the meanest capacities 115.- Jonson, Benjamin, Poet-Laureat, his life,
His providence appears in a wonderful - with his head neatly engraved 337:-
manner in that great luminary of our Famed for a military exploit ib.-Be-
planetary world the fun ib.--The sub comes an actor in an obscure play-house,
Itance of man's brain an amazing prodigy, and writes for the stage ib.-Encouraged
&c. 116.--God's providence remarkable by Shakespeare .338.-Judgment on the
in every species of living creatures ib. plays he produced before the accession of
The wile management that appears in the James I. ib. His contest with Decker
recruits and decays of mankind 117. :: 339.-Judgment on his other theatrical

The demonstration summed up 118, performances 340, 341.-His quarrel with
Godfrey, Sir Edmundbury, his murder 31. Sir Inigo Jones 343.--An account of his
The Papists accused of it ib.

other pieces, &c. 344, 345, 346.-His
Goree, island, the surrender of

death and character 347.
Grants by Parliament for the year 1759 302 Journal of the war in Germany 273
Green-sickness, a medicinal i'eceipt for 321 Ireland, William, accused by: Oates and
Guardaloupe, a new and accurate map of, Bedloe, and arraigned at the Old-Bailey

with its natural and political history 143. 136. Found guilty and sentenced to
-An account of the taking and capitula-
tion of it 309.

Katię, a song

Handel, George-Frederic, on his death, 211 Keith, Field-marshal, an account of his in-
Happiness. See Man,

terment at Berlin 108.--Anecdotes rela-
Harmony, a hymn to

150 ting to the circumstances of his death
Havre de Grace bombarded by Admiral Kimbolton. See Montague.
- Rodney

377 Kingdom. See Animal, Foffil, Vegetable.
- Hawley, Lieutenant-general, copy of his


203 Langhorn, Richard, a popish Counsellor at
Health, a summary of the rules of, proper law, his trial 307.-His defence ib.--Is
to be observed, with regard to the things

condemned 308.
necessary to human life, as air, aliment, Legge, the Right Hon. Henry, his head
exercise, &c.

18 curiously engraved, with an account of
Hill, Robert, the life of 77. His birth, his noble and illustrious family 37

education, and manner of life in his Letter from the States-general to the King of
younger days ib.- Learns Latin, Greek, Great Britain, immediately after the de-
and Hebrew, chiefly by his own indefa ceale of the Princess Gouvernante 52,-
tigable application 78.-A vast admirer From Cominodore Keppel to Mr. Secre-
of St. Jerom and father Simon 79.– tary Pitt, on the taking of Goree ib.
Famed for his knowledge of polemical From the King of Prullia, on the death
divinity, and for pertinently explaining of the Princess Gouvernante of Holland
difficult texts of Scripture ib.--Poor in 108.-From the Hon. Capt. Barrington
circunstances, and therefore recommended of the Achilles 217.- Froin the King of
as a worthy object of charity 80.

Prussia to his Ministers at foreign Courts
- History, natural, the compendious System of,

275, 277.--From Major-general Amherit

to the Speaker of the Houle of Commons
History, a curious dissertation upon its un 276.

63 Letters, extracts of; from Samuel White,
Hobbes, Thomas, the philosopher, a Nort Esq; the British Consul at Vigo 50.-
account of his life and writings
357 From the Onlida Carrying-place ib.


death 137

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93, 204

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From Pittsburg, lately Fort Duquesne 51. Meteorological journals of the weather 55
From Mr. Coleman to Father la Chaise

111, 167, 223, 279, 355
92.--From the same to the same 73.- Milk shrub, a description of
From the same to the Pope's Nuncio at Mind, human, a demonftration of its fpiri-
Brussels 74.-From the fame to the same tuality and immortality

ib. — From the same to Father la Chaise Monitors
ib.-From Captain Elliot, of his Majes- Monmouth, Duke of, fuppreffes the infur
ty's ship the Æolus 215.- From Serjeant rection in Scotland 263.-A report spread
Thomas Crump, of Capt. Crosbie's gre-

of his legitimacy 359
nadiers 219. — From New-York 220. Montague, Edward, Lord Kimbolton, bis
From Capt. Faulkner, of the Windsor head finely engraved

273.-From Capt. Hughes, of the frigate Moore, Commodore, dispatches from him
Tamer ib.-From Capt. Lockhart, of the and Major-general Hopfon 16:
Chatham 274:

From Bombay, by the Music, fongs fet to 38, 101, 149, 258,
Latham East-India ship 329.-From An-

264, 318, 370
tigua 332.

Letters, occafional; Letter LXVII. 289 Navy, reasons against impressing improve
Life, its seasons

369 perfons into its service
Line of battle, list of

330 Netherlands, a general history and descriv-
Lion-worm, its history, illustrated with a tion of them, with a new and complete

copper-plate curiously engraved, &c. 361 map finely coloured 225.—Their chief ni-
London, a design to burn it discovered 259 vers, climate, foil, and character of the
Lottery for 1759, the scheme of


inhabitants 228.-The ancient idolatcas
Love, thoughts on its power and object 148 worship of the Netherlanders ib. — The

present objects of trade and commerce 129
Machine, description of one moved by the

wind, and used for draining marshy Oak and the shrubs, a fable

grounds, with a copper-plate curiously Oates, examined by the Commons 33.-A
engraved 80.--A calculation for discover-

objection against him remarked upon
ing the quantity of water this machine Echard refuted in relation to him ib. –
can drain off in an hour 81.

His evidence against Coleman 71.-A.
Magliabechi, Signior, Life of 75.- His cufes the Queen 136.-His evidence againk

passion for reading, and how he learned William Ireland, Thomas Pickering, and
to read ib. - Looked upon as a prodigy John Grove ib. -His deposition concern-
for his unbounded memory 76.-Made ing the murder of Sir Edmundbury God
Librarian to the Great Duke of Tuscany frey 199.-His evidence against the fire
ib.-- His manner of living and death 77. Jesuits 263. - Against Counsellor Lango
Stiled the universal library and prodigy of
learning ib.

Ode xiv. of the second book of Horace, ilgi-
Magnetical way of curing wounds, &c. See

tated 10z.

From the xvth of Exodus

103. - To a friend ib.

The xxvth, of
Man, thoughts concerning his happiness 367 the first book of Horace, imitated 266.–
Man of the woods, finely coloured from na Of Casimire, Latin and English ib.
ture, an account of him

29 Opal, a precious stone of four forts 12.-
Maps ; of the county of Suffolk 57.- Of Its supposed virtues ib.

Martinico 113:—Of Guardaloupe 145.- Opium, a new kind of, discovered
Of the Netherlands 225. - Of Germany Out and in upon occasion,

Margaret, St. the parish church of, in the

city of Westminster, an historical narra Pantarbe, a precious stone of wonderful ef.
țion of its beautifying, and the several re feets 12.

Called by fome the loadstone
parations it has undergone

27 of gold ib.
Maria Theresa, sentence on her cargo 166 Papists disabled from sitting in Parliament
Marriages 53, 109, 166, 221, 277, 333
Martinico, a new and accurate whole-sheet Paradox relating to the wife of Robert Hill

map of, with an addenda to a former ac the learned taylor of Bucks

count of that island

113 Parliament. See Grants.
Medal, a curious silver one, explained 190 Passions, the errors occasioned by them 37%
Melancton, Philip, a known saying of his i
Memorial. See Gemmingen and Yorke. Perspiration, remarks on


horn 307:

a new country



Patriot's prayer


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