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LOND.GAZETTE
GENERAL Evin.
Lloyd's Evening
St. James's Chron.
Whitehall Even.
London Chren.
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La Packet-Star
English Chron.
Evening Meil
Middlesex Journ.
Coarier de Lond.
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Public Advertiser
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Woodfall's Diary
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Morning Chron.
World.-Briton.
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13 Weekly Papers
Batb 2, Bristol 4
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Blackburn
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Chelinsford

Chester 2 Coventry Cumberland Derby, Exeter Gloucefter Hereford, Hall Ipswich IRELAND Leeds 2 LEICESTER 2 Lewes Liverpool 3 Maid tone Manchefter 2 Newcastle 3 Northampton Norwich 2 Norcingham OXFORD Reading Salisbury SCOTLAND Sheffield 2 Sherborne a Shrewsbury Stamford 2 Winchester Whitehaven Worcedes

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YORK 3

For AUGUST,

1793:

CONTAINING Meteorolog. Diaries for July and Aug. 1793 632 Family of Vaux.-Famous Tomb at Mowden 710 Oxford Encænia–Bp. of Dromore's Sermon 683 William de Britain — The Turkil Melallion 211 Important Advices from the Campat Brighton 684 Miscellaneous Remarks.--A Seal.-- Font,&c.712 Mr. Wilmot's Address to the French Clergy 685 Anecdoteof Mr. Age: roft.--Stepney Curiofities913 On the present State of Christianity in India 686 Who was the Traf.tor of Greiret's Ververt? 914 Remarks on Bigland's Glouceft. Collections 687 A wonderful Incident---No Trees near Canals 215 An Original Letter of the late Bihop Horne 688 The Fountain in Blenheim Gardens eluc dated 16 Some luformation on the Family of Waring ib. Church Notes at Henley, Bentington, &c.

717 Topographical Description of Knaresborongh 689 Meteorological Tour fron Walton to London 726 St. Michael's Church, Coventry, tobe repaired 690 Account of an Election at All Souls College 21 Genealogical Paisage in Mathew explained 691 Elector of Cologne's Leitsr to Dumourier 723

The ACADEMIC, NOVII -Christchurch Bells694 Some scarce Portraits, wlkr: to be found ib. Farther Vindication of Harringtonian Theory 695 Mr. Warner declines the Hampthire History 724 Miraculous Escape recorded -Old Inscription 696 Proceedings of the last Setion of Parliament 225 TheSufferings of Lieut. Geo. Spearing in 1769697 REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS 729—-46 Remarks on Libels and Riots—Inquisitions! 700 FOREIGN LITERARY INTELLIGENCE

747 Duplicates of Registers, where to be found 703 SELECT POETRY, antient and modern 748–752 Some Remarks on Dr. Percy's Antieat Ballaus 744 National Convention in France-For. Affairs 7431

A Two Months Tour in Scotland continued 706 Country News, and Domestic Occurrences 762 Dr. Priestley. - BiblicalCritique.-SvТ.More72 Marriages, Deaths, Preferments, &c. 765-774 Copper Sealexplaioed.-Mrs.Boscawen, who?708 Average Prices of Coru-Theatrical Regiit. 975 A Moral Disquifiion.—The Humane Society 70g | Daily Variations in the Prices of the Stocks 976 Embellisbed with a Picturesque View of KNAR ESBOROUcu from the Banks of

the NYDDEa beautiful Memorial of a providential Escape ;

Curiofities frein ESSEX, STEPNEY, &c. &c. &c.

By

s rL VAN U S

U R B AN,

Gent.

Printed by JOHN NICHOLS, at Cicero's Head, Rev.Lion Paffage, Fleet-street;

where all Letters to the Editor are calired to be addressed, Pos T-PAID. 1793.

Wind. Barom.|Therm State of Weather in July, 1793.

Day

cow w 00

63

29198

i W brisk

29,59

62 clear 2 Whrisk

86 58 white clouds, rain in the night 3 W calm

93 60 clear and pleasant, much rain in the night 4 SW calm

88

60 glooniy, windy and unpleasant rain Ś WSW brick

91 62 dark sky, fine warm day 6 W moderate

30,13 64 clear blue sky, charming fine day 7 NW calm

clear, fine day, great fog at night 8 NW cilin

62 foggy, fine warm day 9 SSE brisk

94 65 blue sky, white and grey clouds, finc warm day 10 NW moderate

981 68 osercalt, clears up, fine day II S calm

89 68

blue sky, white clouds, fine day 12 ENE calm

91 68 clear, fine day " ENE moderate 30,91 67 clear very fine day 14 SSE brisk

4 66 clear fine warm day 15 ESE moderate

29,97 70 white clouds, fine day, thunder at a distance 16 W moderate

76 69 dark sky, little rain 17 WSW brick

66

64 white and grey clouds, fine day 18 SW moderate

62 62 white clouds, fine day 19 SW brisk

48 60 rain, Powers 20 S calm

60 59 rain, clears up 21 W calm

30,5 59 clear sky, fine day 22 S brilk

29,94 61 rain, fair in middle of day, rain in the night, 23 S moderate

831 63 rain, clears up 24 W calm

85 65 dark sky, close and sultry 25 W calm

99 65 white clouds, sun, and clear 26 W calm

65 wbite clouds, gloomy towards evening 29 W calm

941 64 rain without intermiffion 28 E moderate

941 63 clouded, heavy black clouds frequent 29 W çalm

79

61 clear sky, fine day 39 SE gentle

751

62 white clouds, flight thowers 31 (W gentle

77 63 lwhite clouds, fine day, 21. Black berry in bloom and forming fruit.—23. Water l.ly in bloom.-24. The there mometer about 70 at 3 o'clock P. M. in thc shade.—28. Gathered mellow gooseberries for the first time. Fall of rain this nionth 2 inches. Evaporation, 3 inches 8-10ths.

Gooseberries scarce in all the country where I have travelled.-Crops of hay thin, but the grass in good quality and well got in ; many instances of cutting one day, and housing the vext *

J. Holt, Waltın, near Liverpool. METEOROLOGICAL TABLE for August, 1793. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer. Height of Fahrenheit's Thermometer. Barom.) Weather

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Weather in. pts. in Aug. 1793.

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196 fair ,59 frain ,58 fair

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July

Aug. 27 59 61 56 29,95 rain

I 2 57 72 63 28 55 62 ,87 fair

13 64 79

59 29,87 rain 29 53

66
55 ,84

14 56 73 57 30 54 71 58 192

15

68 55 31 58 70 58 ,86 rain

16

58 68 56 58 72

1756 62 58

,46 rain
2 60
74 62

18
53
61

55 ,73 3 64 81 62 129,81 rain

19 53

68

54 30,03
4
60 76 59
,66 fair

20
52

69 55
59 72 63 88 rain

21

74

60 ,23
60
71
59 30,02 cloudy

22

59 ,15 7 57 68

55
,10 rain

23

72

55 29,93 rain 8 72 58 29.78

24 54 67 54 30,04 towery
59 71

64
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25 50

66

53
10 61
73 57
,76 fair

26
51 68

57 903
55 1 69

,6 130,02

W. CARY, Optician, No. 182, near Norfolk-Street, Strand. * For the observations made by our Journalist from June 19 till his return to Walton, see pp. 618.720 ; and in p. 620, read a fix quarters per acre." EDIT.

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it from their borders; who have, as far as in

in MAKOHE account given

them lay, extinguithed its glorious light, your lait (!p. 662. & and quenched its vivifying Aime from among

them.
T
feq.) of what passed at

“ It had become a problem with some, our Encania, on the

whether the superior comfirts and happiness memorable event of the

of modern times were not merely the rcsult installation of the new

of high civilization; whether the boasted reChancellor, is in genee finement of mandeis, and delicacy of fentiral pretty exact; I fhall only add, that m nt, which distinguish the present age, the fpirit of lovalty and regard for were not fufficient to account for its supervr eur happy Confiitution, in Church and display of the humane virtjes, and greater Stare, was so warmly and so generally security of life and property; and whether exprelled on this agreeable occasion, as Religion had any mare in procuring to us could not but afford a heart-felt plean these transcendent advantges. Or, if it sure to all that cordially love their King

was allowed that, in the infancy of ratións, and Ceunery; and, in the public reci. Religion might be of fome ne, in superadding tations, our happy state was fo properly its imaginary terrors to the ohlervance of contrafted with the milery and horror's laws, and the practice of morals ; yet, wiven

there were eft.blishel, and had obtained a exhibited row in France, as must have made a fi cong impretiion on all prelent; of men, it was doubled whether Religion

general influeice in the habits and manners Dot less falutary for the younger part of

were then any longer neceffary ; whether a the aud ence than confolatory to their nation could not do as well or better wi. hout penerable feniors.

it; in hort, whether it were not an useless, And herein the Bihop of Dromore if not a noxious, incunbrance. very properly touk the lead, in his ini. “ Divine Providence hath allowed the ex. tiatory lermon; the conclusion of which periment to be made. It hnth permitted a made lo strong an impreilion on myself people, who boasted their superior poffeffion and some of my friends, that I shall of all those benefits, to be given up to the endeavour to give you, from our joint effect of their irreligion ad impiety. Ic recollection, what we can remember of bath held them up for an exam le, for a bis Lordth p's words.

warning to the woli, that all nations may

fee what the most polished people, in the Having obler ved at large how much the Chritiin religion had in proved the

most enligtit ned age, may immedia:ely be

come, when Religion is withirawn, and the spirit of love and kindness among men, truths of Chrif vanity denied or rejeted. &c. the Bithop thus proceeder:

“ From the highest iuprovements of po“ In a Christian country, where the doc- lished life, from the first line in the scale of trines of the Gospel are constantly taught, national refinement, they ar: inftantly fuok the most important truths, and the subliment and degrrled below the level of civilized morals, are lo generally known, even to the

We saw them but as yesterilay ex• lowest of the people, that we are scarcely celling in aits and fciences, cultivuling everv sensible of their value. Like the big bit of branch of learning, abounding with the comday, and the genial warmth of spuing, their forts, the elegances, the luxuries, of life ; benign influence. is univertally diffused ; yet great, flourishing, powerful. Wanton in is scarcely observed, or excites atten ion. To the r prosperity, they live their impous hands estimate them as we ougil, we thouid ex. against Ileaven: they rebel against God, and perience wliat we muit futter fiom their lofs. reject hic Son! What immediately do they

“ This is precisely our present cife. That become? The most wretched, the mult we may know and feel how much we owe filen, of all nations! Their learning gone; to the Christian religion, we have before or its profelfors tied: the sciences extinguhel: eyes a great nation, our neareit and most the finest productions of Art destro ed. All powerful neighbours, actually deprived of their comforts vanilhed : every humane and this inestimable blefling; who have expelled estimable quality eraled from their botoms :

and

nations

and they are fast reycrting to the mise his first degrees of A. B. and A.M. at ries and crimes of Savage life; brutal man Oxford, having been educated at Chriftners, wanton cruzly, indiscriminate carnage.

church College, whereof he had been “ May their fad example be a warnin; to what is here called an independent ourselves, and teach us to revere and obey those institutes, which Heaven in its mercy

member (that is, not a student on the sent for the guidance of man; to add the re

foundation, but a commoner), and who straints of conscience to the public sanctions

had afterwards taken his degree of of hum in laws; to p:event even their ope

D.D. at Cambridge, was now admitted ration, by training the mind to habits of vir here ad eundem gradum; and this ac. tue and goodness, by teaching it to resist all

cording to the usual order of prece. temptations here, and to fix iis final hopes dence, in the first place, before the ho. on Heaven !

norary degree of DOCTOR OF LAWS " These sentiments, these reflexinos, can was conferred on the noblemen and not surely be deemed foreign to the fulject gentlemen enumerated in your former on which we a'c this diy allembled. To

account in p. 662. consider the dreadful effects of caring impie

By inferring the above, you will oety, of vowed Arheilm, cannot be improper blige Yours, &c. OXONIENSIS. when we meet to perform one of the most sublime acts of Christian charity; to support an institution which flows from the genuine

Mr URBAN, Brig bron Camp, Aug. 21. spirit

of the Gospel : in which we manutest You will pleare to take off the cuoour obedience to the great injunction in the

tation you made before the follow. text, pf living one another. For, where ing expression in my lal-"the sweat. Christianity is extirpaled, we see faially dif- ing heroes of a bloodless plain”--the played the want of that love; we see spring thought was new; and, if you could up in its place all those haleful qualities, all have seen the cause which gave ri's to those works of the flesh, enumerated by the it, I think you would have allowed the Apostle.—batred, variance, emulations, wrasb, arprication was a strong one : the therDrife, feditions, b:refies, enyings, murders! mometer was that day at 92.

" I hese are tire bitter fruits of that wisdom We will now proceed to inform you, (niay we not call it that philofopty?), the uncertain weather, after our friendly which, to use the language of St James, is

thunder-Norm, gave us (as WaterCaribis, forjual, devilish! which, ays with the fool, beve is no God; and which tends to con

downian foldiers) a desirable respire ; fusion, and every evil work.

during which I traversed the encamp« Wliereas the fruit of the Spirit (may I

mens, and perceived the neighbouring be permitted to say the divine spirit of country presented many beautiful views Christian.cy?') is all goodness - righteousness, and

I had neither time nur inclination to truth. That true wifolcm, which is frem above, adaure in the excellive hede of our DOGis fir pure, iben peaceable, gentle, and easy to DAYS. Although the rain was free he intreated, full of mercy and gcout fruits. quent and heavy, it couk some time be(J.mes iii. 15–17.,"

fore the thirhty tuif seemed affected by Of thefe good fruits the Bishop ob. it; but, when it had reached a layer of served, that to heal the lick, and to re clay, more than a foot beneath the furlieve the miserable, were among the face, the water oozed upward, and moli distinguished; and thence took oc made the ground as soft as a sponge ; casion to recommend more particularly and, besides this wet-footed inconveni. the object of their present meeting, viz. ence, many snipes were feen. There the Radcliffe infirmary; concluding aquatic lymptoms, added to the name with the following very apt and furcibie of Water-down, give us the prospect, as injunction of St. Paul to Timothy

we are to conclude our canvas expedie (i Tim. vi. 17-19):

tion upon this swamp, that we may be "Charge them that are rich in this works, regenerated into an army of frogs.' Is that tirey be not bigh-minded, nor truft in

not it said that theep change their na. w.certain riches, bun in the living God, who ture when they change climate and glein us richly ail things to enjoy i thit food? Very probably this may be an they do good, that they be rich in goud experiment to hnd it man may not too; work , reid; to distribue, willing to com and if water, and croaking, and cloce. m.cat; lay.a; up in store for themselves ieras, can make us approach the gre. a good foundation aga nit the time to come, nouille race, what réalon is there to that they may lay hold on eternal life."

doubt but the trial may have the effect ? This sermon was preached on Tuer. SWIFT has somewhere an allufion of day, July 2; and on Wednesday, July 3, there being many human frogs in Hol. thé Bishop of Doomore, who had taken land, which can only be occafioned

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