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55 Dupuis had the superintendance of the of a floop of war, for the Downs. I poual department, being the composers is said they are boun to Holland, to of the chapel. The organ was played
fetch the brish troops. by the latter.
12. Mr. Martin, the only person in Mr. Cramer led the orchestra with cuftody that stood indicted for treahis usual spirit and ability.
fon, was elcorted from the Tower by opal violoncello was by Mr Crosdill, one of the warders and the deputy, the tenor by Shield, the laurboy by to the gentleman gaoler, to judge LawParker, and the trumpet by Serjeant.
rence's, Bedford-Iquare, where he was The mufic of the anthem, is discharged and delivered to the Tip
and impreffive, and touk Ataff, who conducted him to the King's upe zactly half an hour in perform- Bench prison, from whence he had beance.
fore been removed. 11. Arrived at Plymouth, from Gua- 14. The indefatigable exertions in daloupe, his' majetty's fhip Boyne, of fitting out the Britih feet, are highly så guns, vice-admiral fir John Jervis, creditable to the new tir lord of the adcaptain George Grey, after a paffage miralty; and from the superiority of the of feven wecks; fir Charles Grey came equipment of our hips, they must be paffenger in her, and landed that af. more than a match for any force the ternoon at Plymouth.
enemy can being against them.-- Earl When the 'Boyne left the Weft-In- Howe, we are happy to learn, continues dies, the French captured iflands were in the command, with lord Bridport his all cafe, though in a very reduced state, second. and anxiously waiting reinforcements The valuable fleet from Oporto, with from England: the French had made the Adventure, of 44 guns, are lately leveral attempts to storm Fort Matilda, arrived in the harbour of Baltimore the only place in the polleffion of the and Kintale, ic Ireland. Britifa troops ar Guadaloupe, but hi. 14. A contract has lately been made therto without success. The Ramilies) for 10,000 barrels of poiter, part of of 74 guns, with general Vaughan on which will be sent to the West-ladies, board ; the Majestic, of 74 guns, ad. pare to Gibraltar, and the remaindes miral Caldwell; Theseus, of 74 guns,
to the Island of Jersey. capr. Calder ; and Bellona, of 74 guns, capt. Wilson, were arrived at Guada
MARRIAGES. loupe, but no British troops had reached the illand from any quarter, at the time the Boyne failed ; nor does it appear
January 1. that any French men of war, or troops from Europe, had arrived in the Weli. Benjamin Burton, of Carlow, eki, to Indies.
miss Mainwarir:g daughter of lady The fever which had raged in the Kaye. ifland so long, to such an alarming des Benjamin Garnett, of St. George's gret, was considerably abated, and the in the East, ela to miss de Charon, of troops and inhabitants are getting much Hammersmith. more healthy. A great many of the Major Macdonald, of the icoth regi. Boyne's crew died in the Weit-Indies, ment or Gordon Highlandeis, co nils but thar fhip is now free from fevers of Innes, of Sandskle.
Peter Murray, efq. eldest son of air 12. Jokin Cawardine, clerk to Meff. William Murray, ot Ochtertyre, bar. Cox and Biddulph, who lately abscond- to the right hon. lady Mary Ann ed with cash and notes to the amount Hope, daughter of the lave earl of of eight thousand pounds, was taken in- Hopetoun. to custody by the constables belonging Robert M.Bean, of Inverness, cfq. to the public office in Great Marlbo- to miss Margaret Mackintosh of Dairough-ftreet, and brought before the inigarde. magiftrates at the said office to be exa- Edmund Eastcourt Gale, of Great mined.
Bedwin, Wirts, efq. lo miss Goolci, of 12. Sailed from Spithead twenty Speenhamland, Berks. sail of light tranfporis, under convoy
Nallavnici Gundry, of Marybone,
efq. to miss Emma Clay, daughter of 13. T. Sampson, of Benningholm the late Richard Clay,,cfq. one of thc Grange, in Hoklerness, Yorkshire, esq. directors of the bank of England. to mils E. Garenceres, youngest daugh
Thomas Chandlefs. of Golden square, ter of Mr. alderman Garencieres of efq. to miss Williams, only daughier of York. the late rev. William Williams, of The rev. George Cambridge, to miss Blackheath, Kent.
Cornelia Microp. Jan. 2. The rev. John Francis "Howell, one of the canons residentiary
DEATH S. of Exeter cachedral, to miss Ann Kitfon, daughter of Henry Kiilon, esq. Jan. s. The duke of Bolton. alderman of that city.
H. Berens, of Kevington, Kent, esą. Charles Guftaff, baron Oxenstierna, The hon. Alexander Leslie, brother envoy extraordinary and minister ple to the earl of Leven and Melville, nipotentiary from the court of Sweden lieutenant general in the army, second to that of Portugal to miss Mary Ann in, command in Scotland, and colonel Tomkins, youngeit daughter of Francis of the gih regiment of foot. Tomkins, of Park-place, St. James's, The earl of Aboyne. cia,
John Jackion, of Percy street, Rath. 3. Richard James, of Southwark, bone-place, vice president of the society efq. to miss Elizabeth Sharp, of the of stewards and subscribers for mainfume place.
taining and educating poor orphans of
the couri of conmon pleas.
Charles Clive, of Mortlake, esq. a near
Bicknell Cuney, of} Leadenoha 'tiscet, Paul Farr, of Bristol, elq. eq. to Mrs. Bo!!ington, of Enfield, 10. Capt. James Tourle, of the soft re'ict of the late Benjamin Boddington, regiment of foot. of the same place, esq.
The rev. Mores Wight, preacher of 10. The lion. Henry Forbes, brother Bride well Hospital. to the earl of Granard, to miss E. Edward Sheye, of Litchfield, efq. l'rellon, lifter to John Preston, elg. M. The rev. George Berkeley, L. L. D. P. for the borough of Navan.
prebendary of Canterbury. Ambrose Going, of Ballyphilip, Tip Philip Davis, of Leominster, esq. perary, efi. tomis Lou!la English. collector of the excise for Hereford
John Osmiby, of Ballygonnan, Wick. Thire. low, esq. 1o mifs Synge, daughter of Christopher Righy, of Prince's Rir. the late Dear. Synge, of 'yngefeld, in horough, efq. a matter and commander the King's County.
in his majelty's navy. Abraham Henry Chambers, of Bond- John George Lichemoot, of Parley, strect, efq to miss Raiuiffe, of Seymour- near Reading, Berk's, esq. freet, only daughter of the late Trif- 13. Miss Ange Phelan, of the caftram Ratliffe, of Jacaiça, cfg.
tle of Rolcrea, Tipperary.
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Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex, appro
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This Number is embellished with the following Copper-Plates, viz.
1 Portrait of the Prince and Princess of Orange. 2. A View of the City of
Mentz. 3. A New Pattern for a Handkerchief or Apron. And, 4. Sonnet by the late Dr. Grecne.
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Fo our CORRESPONDENTS.
James Flatnose's Observations on Nofes show a very profound knowledge of the subject; but we cannot insert them.
A young Lady's Apology to a Young Gentleman, after baving written Several Anonymous Letiers to him-is no discredit to the lady's good sense ; but we fear it is of too private a nature to interest our Readers.
We cannot promise insertion to the Novel, entitled, Antoinette D'Allonville, till we have received a much longer specimen,
Received, Observations on Dress.-Adventures at a Country Fair. Wisdom and Beauty. An Allegorical Tale.— The Emigrants. A Poem,
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the great object of a very principal
part of polite education is to instruct No. II.
us to make allowance for those im. “ Hanc veniam petimusque damufque perfections in others, from which we viciffim.''
and to teach us to sooth their va
nity and self-love by facrificing à MONG the various arts which part of our own. Egotism, positive
the busy race of mankind nels, pertinacity in opinion, and have invented, there is one, which every thing which centers in self, are though certainly not fufficiently cul- therefore most evidently contrary to tivated, is by no means of the least the very first principles of politeness, importance; I mean the art of paf which require that we should seem fing through life with tranquillity and totally to have forgotten ourselves in pleasure to ourselves, and as little our respect for, and our wish to serve, offence as possible to others. For Others ; chat our whole attention the advancement of this most valu- Thould be directed towards them ; able and beneficial art, the rules of that we should appear to be conwhat is usually termed politeness and vinced of their superior importance ; good breeding were originally in and on every occasion seem to prefct tended; and though they have de their ease and convenience to our generated too much into frivolous ceremony, they are not wholly with- And thus are we arrived at the out their utility. They still tend to grand difficulty which frequently curb and conceal those selfish passions much embarrasses the honest, incere, which would kindle enmity and eter- and virtuous man, in his commerce nal war between man and man, aid with the polite world. To such a spread a friendly veil over the more person the distinction between goodimperfect and baser qualities of our breeding and hypocrisy appears so flature.
nice, so difficult exactly to define, Por to the imperfection of our na- they are divided by a partition so ture, and the undue predominance of thin, that he frequently refuses to the pafions which originate in felf- attempt to feer between this Scylla love, is it to be attributed that the and Charybdis, and resolves to be intercourse between men is neceíla- rude, that he may be ceriain he is not sily more or less artificial; and that infncze. He glories, it may be,