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Aumber very equitably; the informer begin. A reformation of manners 2had one, the conitable had one, the mong all degrees of people, particular. serjeant the third, and the fourth was ly the lowest clars, who are nororidressed for the magistrate's own din: oully the molt profigate, must be ner. This is a notorious fact that can earnestly endeavoured rome, necef be attested by numbers. And are
sary regulations for the comfort. these the laws that are likely to ope. A able support of infancy and old age, rate so as to reduce the necessaries of the lame, infirm, and the dittrelled, life to a moderate price for the poor?
mull be establired; Come punishment Surely not.
for the idle, lotrilh, and sturdy must be The regulations for the production devised; and fome reward appointed of plenty are of a deeper reach ; they for the sober, induftrious, and inodeft, must take their foundation from the such as are employed in the lower of narure of things, and must rise into fices of life, as day labourers in buri act by flow degrees.
B bandry, or labourers in the cultivation The depravity of manners among or improvemeot of any kind of land; the lowest class of poor in and near this and these duly attended ro, and well metropolis, is notorious ; their idle. administered, would probably be prosels, debauchery, insolence, inhuma. ductive of much good. nity, and brutishness, but, above all, A reward of sl. a year, or more, to their roguery appear more and more a poor industrious family, to be ob. glaring every day; infomuch that tained by certificate at a full vestry cheating and over reaching among C in the parish where they refide, where them is approved and applauded as a the character for good moials, honett proof of genius, pilfering is encoura principles, and laborious diligence ged, and thievery unaccompanied with should be the only considerations to acts of violence, is scarcely attended obtain it, would operate more to en• with any reproach ; nor is the com courage industry, ihan any proportion pany of the thief thought disgraceful of poor's money, as now affered and among his poor neighbours. To ruch a d applied, that could be appropriated. pitch of wickednels are the poor of A fund for this purpose mighe easily this kingdom arrived !
be raised, and many other ways de. If, for these things, the divine dir vised for the encouragement of labour pleasure is poured forth upon us, and. and good morals among the poor. famine thould enfile, it will be in vain Suppose that after a certain period, for to cry to man : Relief must come from inttance 20 years labour in the service a superiour Being. Let us, therefore, of the public, with fair characters, and instead of increaùng their complaints, E in their own parish. every such poor endeavour to awaken their understan. husbandman's family hould have a dings, and convince them, if poffible, certain proportion of waste land altbat it is for their crimes that they are lotted them, which they might either, juftly punished. Could this be effect. tell or occupy in any of the un'ultivaed, (which is the end of all divine ted forelts of this kingdom, which are chastisements) the calamity that is now a burthen to the crown, and of now complained of will be productive little use to the public. One forest
F of the happielt consequences. The might be appropriated without injury honelt indultrious poor will then no for that purpose, by way of trial, as Jonger groan under the intollerable the present great officers who hold it, burthen of supporting the lazy, wick. and derive no inconfiderable emolued, and abandoned poor, and every ments for so doing, would probably one will then bear his own burthen be at rest before the first claimants with patience and resignation.
would be entitled to their proportions How many thousands are there now Gof it. The hope before these poor fa. in tbis metropolis, and in many other milies of being one day made freehold. parts of the kingdomn where the ers in their native country, would ingrievance is fill more severely felt, fpire many with the spirit of industry who, when the money is drawn fron and activity, who now are groveling them for the use of the poor (as they under the weight of dejection and dire are called) have no money left for the sipation, as hopeless of ever mending ufe of their own half naked families. their condition, or being any thing This is a fact well known to those who better than day-labourers, during the hold the office of collecting this most course of their painful lives. Some oppreffive rate. Here then lies the such excitements as these to industry,
generate race of poor in this king. How has this author here justified the doin, from thar rullen and untractable exclamation with which he concludes his humour into which they are falley, piece, Alas, poor SHAKESPEARE ! which not only threatens poverty and
ACT II, SCINE 2. want to themselves, but universal dir One of the servants who are waiting for tress to the community,
Timur, says to another,
good even Varro. Sequel of Observations and Conje&tures on some
This good even appears to have been bePallages in Shakespeare. (See p. 582.)
fore dinner. The passage, therefore, bas
been supposed faulty ; but this author Timon, AE IV. Scene 4.
Thews that good even, or good den, was the TIMON to Acibiades.-Ler not the virgin's urual salutation from noon. (See Romeo and cheek
Juliel, A& II, Scene 4.) Make soft thy trenchant (word; for those Good even occurs in Hamlet's greeting to
Marcellus, AAI, Scene 1, which has, upon That through the window barn bore at
a false fuppofition of its impropriety, been
altered by some editors to good morning Are not within the leaf of pity writ.
HAMLET. AE IV, Scene 6. READ.-Nor those milk.paps
A messenger (peaking of Laertes to the That through the widow's barb bore at king, says,—The rabble call him Lord, men's eyes,
And, as the world were now but to begin, Are not within the leaf of pity writ. C Antiquity forgot, custom not known, This author, in defence of his alteration,
The ratifiers and props of ev'ry word, Says, that he thinks Sbakespeare would not
They cry, “Chuse we Laertes for our king." have chosen to give miit paps to a virgin : For word read work. That the double negative is common in
HENRY VIII. A. II, Scene 6.
Queen Carberine says to Wolfy, that contained milk, he could not, with
You have by fortune, and his highness more propriety, give them to a widow than D
favours, to a maid. If he meant paps intended for
Cone nightly o'er low fteps, and now are milk, he might give them to a maid with
mounted the same propriety as to a widow. If it Where powers are your retainers; and is allowable to call widous breasts milk. paps, because they had contained milk, it is Domestic to you, serve your will, as't pleare allowable to cail virgins breasts milk paps
Yourself pronounce their office. because they might contain milk,
For words, read words. As to the double negative, though it E should be allowed here as an inaccuracy
• The Queen rises naturally in ber decommon to Sbakespeare, the sense of the par.
“ scription ; the paints the powers of go. fage is, notwitbitanding, wholly dearoyed
vernment depending upon Wolfkey, under by reading mor instead of for.
“ thice images; as his relainers, his wards, The sentiment which Sbakespeare in tend
“ and his domestic servants." ed to exprefs, is this :
Fird part of Hen. VI, AE I, Scene 8. “ Let nor the looks of the virgin induce The Prince's spials have informed me, thee to spare her, for her breasts, though F The English, in the suburbs close entrench'd, intended for the purpose of fuckling insant Went through a secret grate of -iron bars, innocence, are, notwithtanding, destitute In yonder tower, to over-peer the city. of pity,"
For weni, read wont, were accustomed, The reason for destroying the virgin is
Went seems to be better than word, The nat alligned, il, inltead of for, we read RUP ; neither has the last verte, “ Are not
gunnes says that he has been informed by “ within the leaf of picy writ," the lean
(pies, that the English went to overlook connection with those that go before.
G the city, through a secret grate in a certain That Sbakespeare intended to allign the
tower, and that hoping they might go thi. reason of the injunction in this inftance,
ther again for the fame purpose, he had a 'pears from his having done it in orhers :
planted a piece of ordnance against it, but
had walcbed tbree days for obeir going ibi:ber Pity not h inoured age for his white bearca Hiisa vjuer,
aguin, wirbout succes. This does not look
as if they were wort to go; (i.e.) went Sirike me the matron
H frequenily. The lense feems to be, hav. It is ber habit only that is honest,
ang heard that they went once, I have conHerley's is a buwd.
ceived hopes that they may go again. Then he proceeds,
Henrya rbe Vth. Cboris, in A& IV. Sivare not the virgin, for though
The country cocks do crow, the clocks do ia breasts to fuokle shehin niti
And (the third hour of drowsy morning.
SCENE VI. nam'd)
Clown.] I am out of friends, Madam, and I Proud of their numbers, and secure in foul,
hope The confident, and over lufty Frencb, To have friends, for my wife's Cake, Do the low.rated English play at dice.
Countess.) Such friends are thine enemies, For nam'd read name;' remove the paren
knave. thesis, and begin a new sentence with proud,
Clown.] Y'are Thallow, Madam, in great WINTER'S TALE ; laf Scene,
friends ; Paulina seeing Leontes much moved, says, For the knaves come to do that for me Indeed, my Lord,
which I'm weary of. If I had thought the fight of my poor image For in, read my. Would thus have wrought you (for ibe ftone
ACT II. Scans 5. is mine) I'd not have thew'd it.
Lafer.] I may truly say, it is a novelty to Forebe pone is mine, read, for tbe pone i' 16'
the world, mine, and remove the parenthesis.
Parolles.] It is, indeed, if you will have it TWELFTH Night, A#, II, Scene 8.
in thewing, Fabian.] Tho' our filence be drawn from us
You shall read it in, What do you call there, With cares, yet, peace.
Lafeu.] A shewing of a heavenly effect in For cares read cables.
an earthly act,
For in Chewing, read a shewing,
ACT IV. Scene 8.
The Countess says of the clown, wealth of
He has no pace, but runs where he will. Nature to preserve virginity. Lors of virginity is
READ,-place, no office or station in the Rational increase.
family. For racional read national,
(To be concluded in January.)
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The LONDON GENERAL BILL of CHRISTENINGS and BURIALS from December 11, 1764, to December 10, 1765. Died under 2 Years of Age 8073 | 20 and 30 1927 | 60 and 70 - 1638
107 Between 2 and 5 1875 | 30 and 40 221270 and 80 - 1166 | 102 • .1108
5 and 10 825 40 and 50 2269 | 80 and 90 473 105 .I110
CASUALTIIS: DISEASES. Scarler Fever, Spot | Pleurisy
27 IT by mad Dogs o ted fever, and PuroPolypus
Broken Limba 4 Abortive & Stilbord758 ples
13 Bruited Aged
O Burnt Ague
13 Choaked Apoplexy & Sudden 199 French Por 63 Rickets
136 Athma & TiNick 434 Gout
65 Rifing of the Lighus i Excelsive Drinking's Bedridden 9 Gravel, Strangury, ard Scald Head
o Executed Bleeding 3 S'onc 22 Scurvy
2 Froze to death Blondy Flux
5 Small Pox
$ Burften & Rupture JI Headach
1 Sores and Ulcers
23 Killed by Falle, and Cancer 43 Heads vuldshot, Hor. Sore Throac
8 several other AcciCanker 4 fhjehead, and Water St Anthony's Fire dento
68 in the Head 11 Scoppage in the Sto. Killed themselves. 54 Childbed 249 Jaundies
Overlaid ing of the Guis 45 Inflammation 74 Swelling
o Poisoned Cold
8.0 Scalded Cuplamprion 4176 | Lerroly
72 Self-Murder Convulhons 5933 Lethargy
2' Smothered Cough, and Hiyoping Lunatick
63 Vumiling and Loose Scarved Cough
Worms Evil 8) Mortification
191 $ Males 8431 Ruriod
114897 Increased in the Buriala
actions, and historical Passages, 1765.
See also the CONTENTS of each Month.
Sce the Index to the Occurrences at the end of this Index.
licoes. ftamp-duties 281 of Sir R Walpole 596 Bradley Cooper, and we
15 Brown, Dr, his Tocsgbts 49
answer ib. Apis, Voltaire's account of it extracts from his book 67
469 Bunyan, Jobri, his life 168
509 Bute, E.letters to him 309,351
7 Byron, Lord, narrative of his
one at New York 123 Allembly of the church of Cambridge, physic-garden there
256 Candles, experiments about
it 14, 15, 85, 86, 165, 284 mon's council against it 282 then
Cases, physical, of a disorder
in the ear go.. of the ftone
tion of them 179, der in the ear 69. ol a fer-
and Cæsar compared 5 Bank-nore, remarkable Scies Cattle of Windje, account of
ib Caftor oil, its virtues 61
272 den's concerning them 260
470 Causes of the mortality of in-
413 Carienne, Dshis account of the
157 Cave, a wonderful one in Sar-
322 Cælegial houses, directions to
Changes, ministerial, exami- Cyder-act, reasons for its re 973. moral letters from the
447 peal 8. excise-laws grier. heart 319. an honest man's
letter to the Earl of Bure
305, 351. from D. Swift's
thoughts on religion 372.
109 tythes 399, 457. from Ds
Lewis's philolophical come-
547 of the bishops for not alter merce of arts 401. from the
Lature on beads 403. from
Holwell's account of Bengal
128 Demonftration of the compo 413. from the comparative
view of the fate and facul-
ties of man 417. from the
terial charges, examined 447
frora essays on husbandry
on the Soutb. 464. from the Distionaire
Pbilosopbique 469, 516.
from the conduct of the lare
430. Druggs, Oleum Palm&Cbrifti 61 miniftry examined 496
from Port's of the Fijfula in
maur's and Ld Byron's226-7 ano 514. from the trial of
Villaret's history of France
of the American colonies 56€
of American papers 568,585
from Pr. Cbarles, after-
cafoned by the sting of a fly wards (king Charles II.) re-
619 Farms, effects of uniting them
Fascinating power of the rata
109 Fish, a venomous sea-dragon
476 Cained 31. denyed 67. fin. Filula account of it
496 Etruscan coins, two antient Fly in theep, cure for it
611 Fore's Commissary, 253
609 Existence of invisible forewa:- Forces, mechanical 259
Shakespeare's text 65, 110. jected under that title
69. from thoughts on civil ning them 86. and trani-
liberty 81. state of the na planting
261 tion in defence of the Bud.
get 103. of a letter on
tunjhire 124. inscription tion 108. of Dalrymple, on wich the Indians
upon itib, other crofles ib. entails 109. from an odd Ganglions of the nerves, essay
on of ballads 179. from Garrick, Mr, anecdote con-
217. of the regifler at Keym German poetess, her genius s
lative to peace