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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
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.
INDEX to the TWENTY-FOURTH VOLUME. -
Page Alitery of its : Foundation, founders
, its antiquity celifty, ad" benefactors, privileges, &c. with a per
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
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.
289 enfigns of Majesty kept in the Tower of
London 66. The stratagems he had re-
course to on this occasion specified ib.
37.3 and a penfion granted him by the King
ib. Is charged with an action of scanda-
289 Buckingham, fined 10,000 l. and impri-
45 bait, is discharged from prison, and dies
popish plot 35:--His deposition ib. His Books, published 55; 111, 167, 223, 279,
Against Counsellor wealthy wardrobe, gallery of pictures, &c.
Of different fexes ib. ---Its supposed vit-
188 Earl of Monmouth : Memoirs of his life,
supposed by him to be the devil-hird 146. Lord Hunsdon's ten Tons ib. Gives an
account of what happened during his
the dying scene of Queen Elisabetti, &c.
53, 109, 221, 277, 333
B b b 2
'on delivering their credentials, with his
men, &c. to the Princess Dowager of them, related in the life of Thuanus 237
328 account of her life and death 195.
expressive of it.-Nothing interests so much
the good order of the world as the careful
example 2. The miscarriages in point
of reproof and correction 3:
of habit and custom 4. — Integrity of
320 manners 5.-The principal end of educa-
to his' son, an elegy written 150 yeas
Ist England, the history of, continued 31, 69,
135, 197, 259, 39
7 Epitaph, Latin, written by Sir Thomas
Moore, on the death of Henry Abyngdon
interests himself in it 201.-Speech again Effay, on the fublime in writing 12:-On
- Is sent to the Tower ib. wisdom, or the power over one's felf 139
1759, a list of
animal generation 132.
ner of the execution of the criminals at
133 Flying, a dissertation on the art of 238
rit and gaiety
269 tion, preservation, and destruction in it 141
· Fragment, Doll Common
the English in the East-Indies 164.-
305 accounts between Maria Theresa and co.
95 Gemmingen, Baron, his memorial
I. and J.
temper and genius of the inhabitants Dugdale 198.-Qates's, &c. evidences a.
and its fystem of government, &c. 285. Condemned ib.
The demonstration summed up 118, performances 340, 341.-His quarrel with
other pieces, &c. 344, 345, 346.-His
death and character 347.
with its natural and political history 143. 136. Found guilty and sentenced to
terment at Berlin 108.--Anecdotes rela-
150 ting to the circumstances of his death
377 Kingdom. See Animal, Foffil, Vegetable.
203 Langhorn, Richard, a popish Counsellor at
18 curiously engraved, with an account of
education, and manner of life in his Letter from the States-general to the King of
Prussia to his Ministers at foreign Courts
275, 277.--From Major-general Amherit
to the Speaker of the Houle of Commons
63 Letters, extracts of; from Samuel White,
111, 167, 223, 279, 355
of his legitimacy 359
From Bombay, by the Music, fongs fet to 38, 101, 149, 258,
264, 318, 370
369 perfons into its service
330 Netherlands, a general history and descriv-
copper-plate curiously engraved, &c. 361 map finely coloured 225.—Their chief ni-
inhabitants 228.-The ancient idolatcas
present objects of trade and commerce 129
objection against him remarked upon
His evidence against Coleman 71.-A.
passion for reading, and how he learned William Ireland, Thomas Pickering, and
Ode xiv. of the second book of Horace, ilgi-
From the xvth of Exodus
103. - To a friend ib.
The xxvth, of
29 Opal, a precious stone of four forts 12.-
Martinico 113:—Of Guardaloupe 145.- Opium, a new kind of, discovered
Called by fome the loadstone
27 of gold ib.
113 Parliament. See Grants.