Difpenfation 10 bald two Livings. Price of STOCKS, on Course of Excrancé John Griffith, Handsworth, R.Yorkshire,

April 29, 1765. April 29, 1765 $ Eckington, R. Derby thire.

Bank Stock, shut. |Amst, Wm Wettone, 2 Mapsball, R. Bedfordshire.

367 2 a z{V

E. India ditto, 154ă ditto at fighe 36 s } Campden, V. Gloucestersh.

9. Sea ditto;

Rotterd. 36 7.
B -KT-S.

Ditto Old An.
Tho. Tucker of Pancras, bricklayer.

Antwerp. No Price

Ditto New An. Hamb, 34 9 2 0 Edm. Cooper of Unigo-ftreet, and Rich. Hodgins of Bullrode-freet, builders

3 per Ct reduced, fhut. Paris 1 day' date 30

i ditto consol. 87% ditto at 2 U go John Pollard of St Clement Danes, taylor,

3 ditto India, Bourdeaux John Watford of Spitalfields,,dyer.

3: Bank 1758, 92a} 2 Ulance

30 John Greenbow of Woodtreet, inn-holder. 'T. Watts of St Giles io the fields, vidualler,

3' ditto 1798, Cadiz 381

4 percent 1763,945 Madrid 384 Tho. Huckell of Widegate alley, weaver.

IndiaBonds prem. 724. Bilboa 38% Sam. Emsley of Wakefield, mercer.

Exch. Bills 1763,

Leghorn 491 Fra. Sager of Eat-bam, merchant.

Navy disc.

Genoa 49$ Henry Comperaud Chevalier of Leicefter.

Long Annuitics, 72

Venice 50 fields, victualler. J. Mayo of St Geo. Han. fqu. cyder mercht.

Navy 4 per Cent. 971 Lisbon 5$ $ Joseph Montifrore of Cook's court Camomile 4 per Ct, 1763, 97} Oporto $850

street, merchant John Blades of Darlington, grocer.

A Proposal for an annual Subscription William Joncs of Brittol, vi&ualler.

for the support of ibe Botanic Garden H. Casamajor of Tockington, Glouceftershó:

at Cambridge. W.Wanley,& W. Barnes of Bristol, merchtsi: William Stevens of Hoxton, brewer.

HE late Dr Walker having purchased a William Forretter of Hounsow, linen-drapet.

mansion-house, with near five acres of W. Cox of Fentanton, Huntingtonth. ino-hi

. , garden-ground about it, at the expence of Abraham Peboles of Canterbury, inn-holder. igool. generously granted the same to the u. John Coward of Plow.court, Feiter-lane, niverfity of Cambridge for the fole use and pura insurance broker.

pose of a public bolanic garden. Walkington Kilbinton of Shadwe!), fail-mak. This foundation, fo necessary to the fody R.logram of Warwick -court, Holb.apothecary of natural bisory and pbyfick, has been hitherto Archelaus Rickcord of Exeter, hardware-man. fupported and maintained by voluntary subFra. Moore & J.Pyne Jale of Antigua, mercht. scriptions. With these, besides a small stote, Nic. Brandt of Sweeting's.alley, coffee-man. a large and commodious green-house has been T. Crowford & Alex. Spear of Lond.merchts. erected ; great part of the ground laid out ; Geo. Robinson of Old Ford, linnen-printer. and the curator, with swo men under him Fra. Broom of Marlborough, upholder. and all other expences have been paid. Abra. Farguson of WeA Wilton, Yorksh.chap. It is with the greater confidence that frella Bill of Mortality from Feb.29 1765, to Mar. 23. Supplies are now sollicited, because there is a

view of a permanent establishment, sufficient, Buried

if not to put the garden into to Aourishing a Males 2186


ftate as might be withed, yet at least to support Within the walls goz

it; and therefore subscribers cannot now be

mortified with the imagination that their be. Under 2 Years old1347 Without ditto 1063 nevolence is beflowed on a design, which at Between 2 and 5 372 Mid. and Surry 2013 last may prove abortive.

5 and 10 – 136 City & Sub. W41.950 The greateft part, however, of this yearly jo and 20 -157

fund being yet diftant, it seemed necessary in 20 and 30-377


the mean time to apply to the friends of the 30 and 40 453

university and this deligo, for an annual fab40 and 50 470

scription, in order to lupport the garden, till 401 Weekly Feb, 26 655 the enablishment takes place, or till it can o60 and 70 372

Mar.. 5 531

cherwise be maintained. 70 and 80 229

12 496 They who honour this design with their 8o and yo -100

approbation, may seft afTured that the money 90 and 10013

which is collected will be expended with the joo and 106

Apr, 2 432 utmost care and frugality under the direction

9 373 of the trultees for the garden ; and that a fair 4428

ftate of the account will be laid before them Chriftened.

at the close of the year : They may likewise Males 14653

dspend upon it, that they will not be follicited Females 14475 2912

for a continuance of their subscriptions any

longer than they are absolutely neceffary for Affire and Price of BREAD, as settled by sbe

the support of the bosanic garden, Lord Mayor, April 16, 1765. Subscriptions may be paid at Cambridge, to the

Ib. oz. dr. Price s. d. f. Vice Chancellor of the univerfity; and in Wheaten peck loaf 17 6 0

2 7.0 London, to Robert Child, Esq; und Co. bank Half peck loaf 8 11

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London Gazette
Daly Advertiser
Old Londoa Spy
Lepdon Eseaing
Gen. Evening
Whitehall Es.
Pablic Advert.
London Cbron.
Lloyd's Erening

Monday, Wed
sesday, Friday,
Publie Ledger
Unis. Chron.
North Briton


Norwich : Ereler Worceffer Nortbampton Gloucester Stamford Nottingham Chefter Derby Ipswich Reading Salisbury Leeds Newcaftle 3 Canterbury Sberborn Birmingham Manchefer Bath 3 Oxford Liverpool Cambridge Sheffield Glasgow

Country Nesus. Coventry ? Coic befter York 2 papers Dublis į Edingbusgh Brisol z

For M A Y 1765.

CONTAINING, more in Quantitp and greater Dariety than anp Book of the kind and Price. 1. An account of the life of the celebrated | XV. An illuAration of a passage in Sbake

Moliere, and rise of the French th eatre. speare, attempted. 11 Supplies voted for the year 1765.

XVI. Poetry. The Fryar of Orders Gray, IIỊ. Ways and means for raising the supplies - Death's final conqueft. - Character of IV. Letrer from M.Clairaut to Ďr Revis, on his Happy Life.- On the death of Do Young

right to the reward for the discovery of the The Castle-top, & c. Longitude.

XVII. L. it of books with remarks. - An efV. Receipt for a family medicine.

say on pulpit elocution.-Rules of the yeVI. Remarks on the letters to Tberon and Al suits. The judgment of Paris. --Agriculpafig.

ture and Commerce, a dialogue. -An envil. Some account of the life and writings of quiry into the nature, cause, and cure of the late De Stukely.

the Croup, a new and fatal disease in EngVil. Rife and progress of the phyfic-garden land. - The benefit to the public, from the at Cambridge.

society of arts.-Case of Wm Hazle, from IX. Rules to be observed by cathedral fingers. the account of the King for males actors X. Directions for the preservation of health, Triting thoughts on serious subjects..-Qb.

and for the recovery of it, by Dr Tyfot. servations on the number and misery of XI Memoirs of Gujlavus Adolphus, King of the poor, - The works of Dr Jonaiban

Sweden, from tbe history of coat prince, Swifi, a new collection, - Characters of printed lately at Amffcrdam.

Lord Beling broke, ant Lord Oxford, minifxil. General observations on Polemical wri ters in Queen Anne's reign -- Remark on

ters; with some ftri&ures on a late pott Mackauly's history of St Kilda.

script, in answer to D-L-1,&c. XVIII. Hiftorical Cbronicle. Acts paned by XIII Narrative of a duel at Marseilles be bis Majesty; speech at proroguing the

sween Lord Kiimaurs, and a Freneb officer. parliament ; new regulations in the Pone XIV. Narrative of the duel between Lord office, and in the currency of BankRyrou, and Mr Cbaruortb.

ers notes in Scotland, &c. With an Accurate MAP of the Roads from LONDON to DOVER, RYI, HYTHE,

MARCATE, RAMSGATI, and Deal; measured from the Royal Excbange ; being the third Plate of this Series of Maps.

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IFE of Moliere, from Voltaire ; never before translated

203 -Rise of the French theatre 204 His first regular piece

205 Toe Prince of Conty offers to make hiin his secretary

ib He plays before the king

ib -Origin of farces after regular plays

ib Description of his person, and cha. racter

206 Supplits voted for the year 1765 ib Ways and means for raising the same

207 Letter from M. Clairaut to Dr Bevis, on the longitude

208 Recipe for a family medicine ib Remarks on the letters on Theron and

Aspasio -Leading sentiments of Christianity not founded on argument

ib Their coincidence with those of the letters

Strange opinions of one Sandiman ib Account of the life of the late Doctor

Stukeley -Uneffected magnanimity of his death

ib Some account of his works An error corrected concerning the plane-tree

ib Account of a phyfick garden at Cambridge

ib Rules of fingers at cathedrals

213 Causes of popular diseases 214 --Plain directions concerning the pulse

215 Directions for making bad water wholesome

216 - Account of the causes that aggravate diseases

217 The firft symptoms of diseases de fcribed

218 -Plain directions what to do before advice can be had

219 Directions for those that are reco

vering Memoirs of the Great GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS

ib - Often wounded, and in imminent

danger -Publishes a manifesto

223 Censuse of acrimony in religious dirputes

224 Authentic narrative of a duel between

Lord Kilmaurs, the Earl of Glen. cairn's eldeft son, and a French officer at Marseilles

225-6 Authentic narrative of the duel between Lord Byron and Mr Chaworth

227 -Mr Charvortb's dying declaration 228 -The paper that gave rise to the no.

tion of a written account by Me Cbaworth

229 New illuftration of Shakespeare 229 Poetry. The Fryar of Orders Gray. Death's final conquest

230 -A happy Life. A Riddle. On a

piece of bride cake, by the late Mr Collisis. On the death of Dr Young

231 Epilogue fpoken at the benefit of

Mr Hopkins, the prompter of Drury.
Lane Theatre. To'a young Lady.
The Caftle-Top

232 Lift of new Books, with Reinarks. Effay on pulpit 'eloquence, the rule of the Jesuits

233 Amorica, a dramatic poem; the Judg

ment of Paris ; Agriculture and commerce; the shepherd's artifice; account of the croup

234 The Spanish lady; benefits of the fo«iety of arts

235 Account of the 'behaviour of male

factors ; trilling thoughts on serious subjects

236 Obfervation on the poor

237 Swift's posthumous works

238 Characters of Lord Oxford and Lord

Bolingbroke Letter from a Spittlefields weaver to a Nobleman; a literary article 240

'RE MÁR KABLE EVENTS. Vigilance of his majesty's cutters 245 Remarkable letter circulated at Lisbon is Attestation with regard to the genu

ineness of the works of Olian by Mr Macpherson

ib Insurrection in Pennslvania 242

HISTORICAL CHRONICLE. Resolation of the college of phyficians

at Edinburgh; Actss passed; new re

gulation in the postage of letters 243 Shocking murder near Batb; Great

body of weavers attend the house of

Lords; Riot in Bloomsbury Square 244 Duke of Cumberland waits on his majesty; Regulation concerning Scotch

245 His majesty's speech at proroguing the parliament

246 List of births, deaths, &c.

We are requested by a Gentleman of Ipswich in Suffolk, to give a desiription of the infrument said to have been invented by Dr Hales, for taking Butterflies, in order to prevent their laying their efg's on young plants : As we do not know the Aructure of this infrument, we should be much obliged if any of our ingenious correspondents would enable us 18 rozply with this requef.




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Some Account of the Life of the celebrated

cit who thinks his boy undone, if he Jean Baptist Foquelin, afterwards

once he turns his head to books, called Moliere now first translated

Poquelin made such a progress at from the French of Voltaire,

college, as might be expected from his

impatience to get thither. He contiOHN Baptist Po- A nued a student five years, and went QUELIN, was born through his classes with Armand de at Paris, in the year Bourbon, the firit Prince of Conty, who

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His father was afterwards the patron both of Jean Baptif Poquelin letters and Moliere. was Valet de Chambre There were also two lads in the col. to the king Louis the lege at the same time, who have since

XIIIth, and a deal. acquired considerable reputation ; er in second hand cloaths; his mo- B Chapelle

, and Berniere ; Chapelle is well ther's name was Anne Boutet, and they known by his voyages to India, and gave their son such an education as Berniere is diftinguished by some very was necessary to qualify him for their natural and elegant verses, which do buliness in which they intended he him the greater honour, as he did not Tould succeed them. After having write them with a view to gain repu. learnt to read and write, he was taken tation, as an author. into the hop and continued there till Chapelle, was the natural son of he was fourteen years old ; his father C L'Huillier, a man of large fortune, who in the mean time obtained for him the took great care of his education, and reverfion of his little place at court; in order to stimulate him by a spirit of but bis genius foon called him too. emulation, he brought up with him ther employments. It has been obser as a fellow student, young Berniere, ved that almoit all those who have whose parents were rather in trait diftinguished themselves in the polite circumstances; L'Huillier also instead arts, have done it by an irresiltable D of putting his son under the care of a impulse of nature, oppoling the deter. tutor calually recommended, or pickmination of parents, and larmounting ed up by chance, which too frequently the greatest disadvantages of educati happens to young gentlemen who have on. Of this, Poquelin was a remark. every advantage of legitimate birth, able instance.

and are to bear the name and main. He had a grandfather who was very tain the honour of their family, he enfond of plays, and who used frequent. gaged the celebrated Gafendi as his ly to take him to the palace of the E preceptor, who took charge of his eDuke of Burgundy, where they were ducation, exhibited. This foon produced an Gaffendi having very soon discoverinvincible averfion to his business, ed the genius of Poquelin, associated and his taste for study proportionably him with his two pupils Chapelle, and increafing, be earnestly folicited his Berniere; and perhaps the world never grandfather to get him sent to col saw a more illustrious preceptor, or lege; his grandfather undertook it, disciples more worthy of their marter. and after much expoftulation and in F He taught them his system of philo. treaty, at length, as it were extorted, fophy, which was that of Epicurus and his father's confent, who boarded him though it was false, in common with at a convenient house, and placed him all the other Tystems of the schools, it as a day-scholar at the Jesuit's College, had more method and probability, and with all the reluctance of an honest was incomparably less barbarous.


But Poquelin in the progress of his speak with popriety and eloquence ftudies under Gassendi, was taught a

before his fellow citizens. This was system of Ethics much more useful à piece of hiftory not likely to escape than his philosophy; and from these Poquelin, and hi was more encouraged excellent principles be very seldom A by the exampleof Athens, than deterdeviated in his walk through life. red by the prejulices of his own age

In the mean time, his father became and country: old nd infirm, and being unable to He did not, however, appear in his discharge the duties of his office at own name, but book that of Moliere, court, Poquelin came from college, and and in this he only adopted tbe prac. being permitted to act as his deputy, tice of the Italian players, and those attended upon the King's perfon at of Burgundy houe. 'One of them, Paris ; in this situation liis passion for B whose family name was le Grand, caldramatic performances, which had de led himself Belleville, when he was to termined him to become a scholar, se play in tragedy, and Turlepin, when he vived with double furce.

had a part in a farce ; and from this About this time the drama began incident, the French derive their word to flourish, a species of the Belles Let Turlupinage, (buffoonery.) Hugues Gueret tres, which, however contemptible in was known in serious pieces by the its mediocrity, is in its perfection, the name of Flechelles; and in farce he alglory of a state.

ways performed a certain part called There was no regular company of C Gautier-Garguille ; Harlequin and Sca. comedians established at Paris before ramouche were also originally, theatrithe year 1625; but there were com cal names assumed by performers, as panies of itrollers that wandered from Moliere was by Poquelin, and had been town to town, as they do itill in Italy, before by a performer who wrote å and exhibited the performances of tragedy called Polizenes. Hardy, de Moncretien, or Balthazar Baro; The new Moliere, however, conti, Authors who fold their works for ten nued unknown during the civil war crowns a peice.

D of France, which lasted till about the Bit in the year 1630, the theatre year 1658, this interval be employed was rescued from this itate of barbari. in cultivating his mind, improving his ty and contempt by Peter Corneille. dramatic talents, and preparing Tome Peter's firft comedies, which with re. pieces for the stage. He made a colspect to his time, were as good, as they lection also of mort pieces, such as was are bad with respect to ours, procur

used to exhibit at the fairs under the eli the establithment of a regular com. E name of drolls, from the Italiun theapany at Paris, and Cardinal Richlieus's tre; and these were performed in the passion for dramatic performances country towns. They were indeed made them very soon after a fashion rude essays that partook much more able ainusement.

of the imperfection and false taste of Poquelin, as soon as he cảme to Paris the Italian Itage, whence they had been associated himself with some young taken, than of the excellence of Mepeople who had a talent for declama. liere's genius, which they did not af. tion, and they exhibited some drania. ford him sufficient opportunity to dis.

F tic pieces, both at St Germains, and in play. Among these provincial per. a district called St Pauls.

formances, were the Amorous Doétor, This company very soon eclipsed all the Three Rival Doctors, and the Scbool. the others, and their house was diltin Master, of which only the titles are guished by the name of the Iliulirious semaining; but two other of the pie. Theatre; this appears by a tragedy ces, intitled, the Flying Doctor, and the called Artaxerxes, written by one Mag. Jealousy of Barbouille, have been pre non, and printed in 1645, which in lerved by some curious collectors of the title page is said to have been per

G worthless rareties, to whom, however, formed at the Illusirious Theatre. literary curiosity has been under some

Poquelin now feeling the force of his obligations. These pieces arein prose, genius, resolved to give himself en and Tome phrases and incidents of the tirely up to it; to become at once a Flying Docior are preserved in the meplayer and an author, and so gain both dicine Malgre lui, the Doctor in spight muoney and reputation.

of Himself, of which we have a "loore It is well known to have been coin. H irandation, under the title of the Mock mon at Alhens for authors to perform

Doctor ;

and the Jealousy of Barhouilles a part in their own pieces, and that contains a rude sketch of the third act 61 was no disgrace there for å man to of George Dandir.

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