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is not one of their grievances of this sort, but per- every body's business to speak for themselves." haps, in some ages of the world, has been highly Mr. President immediately retorted, "A handin, vogue, and may be so again; nay, in some some fellow! why he is a wit, sir, and you know country or other, ten to one is so at this day: My the proverb ;” and to ease the old gentleman of Lady Ample is the most miserable woman in the bis scruples, cried, “ That for matter of merit it world, purely of herown making. She even grudges was all one, you might wear a mask.” This threw herself meat and drink, for fear she should thrive him into a pause, and he looked desirous of three by them; and is constantly crying out, 'In a days to consider of it; but Mr. President improved quarter of a year more I shall be quite out of all the thought, and followed bim up with an old story. manner of shape! Now the lady's misfortune " That wits were privileged to wear what masks scems to be only this, that she is planted in a they pleased in all ages; and that a vizard had wrong soil; for go but to the other side of the been the constant crown of their labours, which water, it is a jest at Haerlem to talk of a shape was generally presented them by the hand of some under eighteen stone. These wise trailers regulate satyr, and sometimes of Apollo himself ;" for the their beauties as they do their butter, by the truth of which he appealed to the frontispiece of pound; and Miss Cross, when she first arrived in several books, and particularly to the English Juthe Low Countries, was not computed to be so venal, to which he referred him ; and only added, handsome as Madam Van Brisket, by near half a " That such authors were the Larvati or Larva ton. On the other hand, there is 'Squire Lath, a donati of the ancients." This cleared up all, and proper gentleman of fifteen hundred pound per in the conclusion you were chose probationer ; annum, as well as of an unblamable life and con- and Mr. President put round your health as such, versation: yet would not I be the esquire for half protesting, “ That though indeed he talked of a his estate ; for if it was as much more, he would lvizard,

did not

ieve all the while you had freely part with it all for a pair of legs to his mind. any more occasion for it than the cat-a-mountain;" Whereas in the reign of our first Edward of glo. so tliat all you have to do now is to pay your fees, rious memory, nothing more modish than a brace which are here very reasonable, if you are not imof your fine taper supporters; and his majesty, posed upon;' and you may siyle yourself Informis without an inch of calt, managed affairs in peace Societatis Socius : which I am desired to acquaint or war as laudably as the bravest and most politic you with ; and upon the same I beg you to accept of his ancestors; and was as terrible to bis neigh of the congratulation of, bours under the royal name of Longshanks, as

• sin, Cour de Lion to the Saracens before him. If we

*Your obliged humble servant, look further back into history, we shall find that Alexander the Great wore his head a little over "Oxford, March 21.' the left shoulder, and then not a soul stirred out

R till he had adjusted his neck-bone; the whole nobi. lity addressed the prince and each other obliquely, and all matters of importance were concerted and N° 33. SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 1711. carried on in the Macedonian court with their polls on one side. For about the first century nothing made more noise in the world than Roman noses,

Fervidus tecum puur, et solutis and then not a word of them till they revived

Gratiæ zonis, properentque nymphe.

El parum conis sinc le jurentas, again in eighty.eight.*. Nor is it so very long

Mercuriusque. since Richard the Third set up half the backs of

HOR, 1 Od. XXX. 5. the nation ; and high shoulders, as well as high The graces with their zones uploos'd;

The nymphs their beauties all exposd; noses, were the top of the fashion. But to come

From every spring and every plain; to ourselves, gentlemen, though I find by my quin

Thy powrful, hot, and winged boy; quennial observations, that we shall never get la.

And youth, that's dull without thy joy;

And Mercury compose thy train. dies enough to make a party in our own country,

CREECH. yet might we meet with better success among some of our allies. And what think you if our board A FRIEND of mine has two daughters, whom I will sat for a Dutch piece? Truly I am of opinion, call Lætitia and Daphne; the former is one of the that as odd as we appear in flesh and blood, we greatest beauties of the age in which she lives, the should be no such strange things in mezzo-tinto. latter no way remarkable for any charms in her But this projeet may rest till our number is com- person. Upon this one circuinstance of their out plete ; and this being our election night, give me ward form, the good and ill of their life seems to leave to propose Mr. Spectator. You see his turn. Lætitia has not, from her very childhood, inclinations, and perhaps we may not have his leard any thing else but commendations of her tellow."

features and complexion, by which means she is 'I found most of them (as is usual in all such no other than nature made her, a very beautiful cases) were prepared; but one of the seniors outside. The consciousness of hercharms has ren(whom by the by Mr. President had taken all dered her insupportably vain and insolent towards this pains to bring over) sat still, and cocking his all who have to do with her. Daphne, who was alchin, which seemed only to be levelled at his nose, most twenty before one single thing bad ever been very gravely declared, " That in case he had had said to her, found herself obliged to acquire some sufficient knowledge of you, no man should have accomplishments to make up for the want of those been more willing to have served you ; but that attractions which she saw in her sister. Poor he, for his part, had always had regard to his own Daphne was seldom submitted to in a debate inscience, as well as other people's merit; and wherein she was concerned; her discourse had nodid not know but that you might be a handsome thing to recommend it but the good sense of it

, haow; for as for your own certificate, it was and she was always under a necessity to have very Then, we are told, in the plates to his translation of Vir uttered it: while Lætitia was listened to with par:

well considered what she was to say before she drew Panens always represented with a Roman nose, in comto King William

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sarsued too far, yet it is turned upon a very ob. spread upon canvass may entertain the eye, but ingher. See another letter of his on the same subject, No. 53.

I those she conversed with, before she communicated learning and sense, after eight years what she had to say. These causes have produced university, and a course of travels into .. suitable effects, and Lætitia is as insipid a com. tries of Europe, owe the first raising of . panion as Daphne is an agreeable one. Lætitia, tunes to a cosmetic wash. confident of favour, has studied no arts to please;} * This has given me occasion to consider how Daphne, despairing of any inclination towards her universal a disposition in womankind, which springs person, has depended only on her merit. Lætitia from a laudable motive, the desire of pleasing, and has always something in her air that is sullen, grave, proceeds upon an opinion, not altogether groundand disconsolate. Daphne has a countenance that fless, that nature may be helped by art, may be appears cheerful, open, and unconcerned. A young turned to their advantage. And, methinks, it gentleman saw Lætitia this winter at a play, and would be an acceptable service to take them out became her captive. His fortune was such, that of the hands of quacks and pretenders, and to prehe wanted very little introduction to speak his vent their imposing upon themselves, by discoversentiments to her father. The lover was admitted ing to them the true secret and art of improving with the utmost freedom into the family, where a beauty. constrained behaviour, severe looks, and distant In order to this, before I touch upon it directly, civilities

, were the highest favours he could obtain it will be necessary to lay down a few preliminary of Lætitia; while Daphne used him with the good maxims, viz. bomour, familiarity, and innocence of a sister: in * That no woman can be handsome by the force somuch that he would often say to her, 'Dear of features alone, any more than she can be witty Daphne, wert thou but as handsome as Laetitia only by the help of speech. She received such language with that ingenuous • That pride destroys all symmetry and grace, and pleasing mirth, which is natural to woman and affectation is a more terrible enemy to fine without design. He still sighed in vain for Lætitia, faces than the small-pox. but found certain relief in the agreeable conver That no woman is capable of being beautiful, sation of Daphne. At length, heartily tired with who is not incapable of being false. I the haughty impertinence of Lætitia, and charmed * And, That what would be odious in a friend, is with the repeated instances of good-humour he had deformity in a mistress. observed in Daphne, he one day told the latter, * From these few principles, thus laid down, it that he had something to say to her he hoped she will be easy to prove, that the true art of assisting world be pleased with ----Faith, Daphne, con beauty consists in embellishing the whole person inued he, 'I am in love with thee, and despise by tlie proper ornaments of virtuous and com. by sister sincerely. The manner of his declaring mendable qualities. By this help alone it is, that Baself gave his mistress occasion for a very hearty those who are the favourite work of nature, or, as laughter. Nay,' says he, • I knew you would Mr. Dryden expresses it, the porcelain clay of hulaugh at me, but I will ask your father. He did mankind, become animated, and are in a capacity 30: the father received his intelligence with no of exerting their charms: and those who seem to Less joy than surprise, and was very glad he had be neglected by her, like models wrought in haste, 10x no care left but for his beauty, which he are capable in a great measure of finishing what hought he could carry to market at his leisure. I she has left imperfect. do not know any thing that has pleased me so • It is, methinks, a low and degrading idea of much a great while as this conquest of my friend that sex, which was created to refine the joys and Daphne's. All her acquaintance congratulated her soften the cares of humanity, by the most agreem upon her chance-medley, and laugh at that preme. able participation, to consider them merely as obdicating murderer her sister. As it is an argumentjects of sight. This is abridging them of their natuof a light mind, to think the worse of ourselves forral extent of power, to put them upon a level with the imperfections of our person, it is equally below their pictures at Kneller's

. Ilow much nobler is us to value ourselves upon the advantages of them. the contemplation of beauty, heightened by virtue, T'he female world scem to be almost incorrigibly and commanding our esteem and love, while it gone astray in this particular; for which reason 1 draws our observation! How faint and spiritless

all recommend the following extract out of a are the charms of a coquette, when compared with friend's letters to the professed beauties, who are the real loveliness of Sophronia's innocence, piety, people almost as insufferable as the professed good-humour, and truth ; virtues which add a new

softness to her sex, and even beautify her beauty! "Mossieur St. Evremond has concluded one of

That agreeableness which must otherwise have bis essays with affirming, that the last sighs of a

appeared no longer in the modest virgin, is now andsome woman are not so much for the loss of preserved in the tender mother, the prudent berlife, as of her beauty. Perhaps this raillery is friend, and the faithful wife. Colours artfully song remark, that woman's

strongest passion is for not affect the heart; and she who takes no care to her own beauty, and that she values it as her fa

add to the natural graces of her person any excel. : | Fourite distinction. From hence it is that all arts,

lent qualities, may be allowed still to amuse as a which pretend to improve it or preserve it, meet

picture, but not to triumph as a beauty. with so general a reception among the sex.

To say ing Eve in Paradise, and relating to the angel the

•When Adam is introduced by Milton, describ. A beauty, which are daily vended in this great creation, he does not represent her like & Grecian mar, there is not a maiden gentlewoman of a good Venus, by her shape or features, but by the lustre family, in any country of South Britain, who has of her mind which shone in them, and gave thein pot heard of the virtues of May.dew, or is unfur. isted with some receipt or other in favour of her

their power of charming :
womplexion; and I have known a physician of " Grace was in all her steps, heav'n in her eye,

In all her gestures dignity and love !"
Without this irradiating power, the proudist

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air one onght to know, whatever hier glass may, his whole reign. He then showed by the examitell her to the contrary, that ber most perfect fea-ples of Horace, Juvenal, Boileau, and the best writures are uninformed and dead.

ters of every age, that the follies of the stage and *I cannot better close this moral, than by a short court had never been accounted too sacred for ri. epitaph written by Ben Jonson, with a spirit which dicule, how great soever the persons migbt be that nothing could inspire but such an object as I have patronized them. “But after all,' says he, “I think been describing :

your raillery has made too great an excursion, in

attacking several persons of the inns of court; and “ Underneath this stone doth lie As much virtue as could be:

I do not believe you can show me any precedent Which when alive did vigour give

for your behaviour in that particular.' To as much beauty as could live."

My good friend Sir Roger de Coverley, who had • I am, sir,

said nothing all this while, began his speech with "Your most humble servant,

a Pish! and told us, that he wondered to see so R, B.' many men of sense so very serious upon fooleries,

'Let our good friend,' says he, "attack every one R.

that deserves it: I would only advise you, Mr.

Spectator, applying himself to me, to take care N° 34. MONDAY, APRIL 9, 1711.

how you medie with country squires. They are the ornaments of the English nation; men of good

beads and sound bodies! and let me tell you, some

of them take it ill of you, that you mention fox.

parcit Cognatis maculis similis fera

hunters with so little respect.'

JUV. Sat. xx. 159. Captain Sentry spoke very sparingly on this From spotted skins the leopard does refrain.

occasion. What he said was only to commend my TATE.

prudence in not touching upon the army, and ad

vised me to continue to act discreetly in that The club of which I am a member, is very luckily point. composed of such persons as are engaged in differ By this time I found every subject of my specu. ent ways of life, and deputed as it were out of the lations was taken away from me, by one or other most conspicuous classes of mankind. By this of the club; and began to think myself in the cou. means I am furnished with the greatest variety of dition of the good man that had one wife who took hints and materials, and know every thing that a dislike to his grey hairs, and another to his black, passes in the different quarters and divisions, not till by their picking out what each of them had an only of this great city, but of the whole kingdom. aversion to, they left his head altogether bald and My readers too have the satisfaction to find, that naked. there is no rank or degree among them who have While I was thus musing with myself, my wor. not their representative in this club, and that there thy friend the Clergyman, who, very luckily for is always somebody present who will take care of me, was at the club that night, undertook my their respective interests, that nothing. may be He told us, that he wondered any order of written or published to the prejudice or infringe- persons should think themselves too considerable ment of their just rights and privileges,

to be advised. That it was not quality, but inno. I last night sat very late in company with this cence, which exempted men from reproof. That select body of friends, who entertained me with vice and folly ought to be attacked wherever they several remarks which they and others had made could be met with, and especially when they were! upon these my speculations, as also with the various placed in high and conspicuous stations of life. success which they had met with among their seve. He further added, that my paper would only serve ral ranks and degrees of readers. Will Honey- to aggravate the pains of poverty, if it chiefy excomb told me, in the softest manner he could, that (posed those wlio are already depressed, and in there were some ladies (but for your comfort, says some measure turned into ridicule, by the meanness Will, they are not those of the most wit) that were of their conditions and circumstances

He afteroffended at the liberties I had taken with the wards proceeded to take notice of the great use opera and the puppet-show; that some of them this paper might be of to the public, by reprewere likewise very much surprised that I should hending those vices which are too trivial for the think such serious points as the dress and equipage chastisement of the law, and too fantastical for the of persons of quality, proper subjects for raillery. cognizance of the pulpit. He then advised me 19 He was going on, when Sir Andrew Freeport prosecute my undertaking with cheerfulness

, and took him-up short, and told him, that the papers assured me, that, whoever might be displeased he hinted at, had done great good in the ciiy, and with me, I should be approved by all those whose that all their wives and daughters were the better praises do honour to persons on whom they are for them; and further added, that the whole city bestowed. thought themselves very much obliged to me for The whole club pays a particular deference to declaring my generous intentions to scourge vice the discourse of this gentleman, and are drawn into and folly as they appear in a multitude, without what he says, as much by the candid ingenuous condescending to be a publisher of particular in. manner with which he delivers himself, as by the trigues and cuckoldoms. In short,' says Sir An- strength of argument and force of reason which he drew, if you avoid that foolish beaten road of makes use of. Will Honeycomb immediately filling upon aldermen and citizens, and employ agreed, that what he had said was right; and that, your pen upon the vanity and luxury of courts, for liis part, he wouid not insist upon the quarter your paper must needs be of general use.' which he had demanded for the ladies. Sir An

Upon this my friend the Templar told Sir An- drew gave up the city with the same frankness. drew, that he wondered to hear a man of his sense The Templar would not stand out, and was folalk after that manner; that the city had always lowed by Sir Roger and the Captain : who all hen the province for satire; and that the wits of agreed that I should be at liberty to carry the war Ag Charles's time jested upon nothing else during into what quarter I pleased; provided I continued



to combat with criminals in a body, and to assault{ represents an empty rake, in one of his plays, as the rice without hurting the person.

very much surprised to hear one say that breaking This debate, which was held for the good of of windows, was not humour; and question not mankind, put me in mind of that which the Roman but several English readers will be as much startled triunvirate were formerly engaged in for their de to hear me affirm, that many of those raving in. s'ruction. Every man at first stood hard for his coherent pieces, which are often spread among us, iriend, till they found that by this means they under odd chimerical titles, are rather the off. should spoil the proscription : and at length, mak- springs of a distempered brain than works of hu. ing a sacrifice of all their acquaintance and rela- mour. tions, furnished out a very decent execution. It is indeed much easier to describe what is not

Having thus taken my resolutions to march on humour, than what is; and very difficult to define boklly in the cause of virtue and good sense, and it otherwise than as Cowley has done wit, by ne10 annoy their adversaries in whatever degree gatives. Were to give my own notions of it, I or rank of men they may be found; I shall be would deliver them after Plato's manner, in a deaf for the future to all the remonstrances that kind of allegory, and by supposing Humour to be a shall be made to me on this account. If Punch person, deduce to him all his qualifications, ac. gTows extravagant, I shall reprimand him very cording to the following genealogy. Truth was treely. If the stage becomes a nursery of fully the founder of the family, and the father of Good. card impertinence, I shall not be afraid to animad. Sense. Good Sense was the father of Wit, who rert upon it. In short, if I meet with any thing married a lady of collateral line called Mirth, by is city

, court, or country, that shocks modesty or whom he had issue Humour. Humour therefore gud manners, I shall use my utmost endeavours being the youngest of this illustrious family, and

make an example of it. I must, however, in descended from parents of such different disposireat every particular person, who does me the tions, is very various and unequal in his temper; ignour to be a reader of this paper, never to think sometimes you see hiin putting on grave looks and mself, or any one of his friends or enemies, aim- ja solemn habit, sometimes airy in his behaviour # at in what is said: for I promise him, never to and fantastic in his dress; insomuch that at difmw a faulty character which does not fit at least ferent times he appears as serious as a judge, and thousand people; or to publish a single paper, as jocular as a merry andrew. But as he has a hat is not written in the spirit of benevolence, great deal of the mother in his constitution, whatced with a love to mankind.

ever mode he is in, he never fails to make lais comC. pany laugh.

But since there is an impostor abroad, who takes

upon him the name of this young gentleman, and No 35. TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 1711.

would willingly pass for him in the world; to the

end that well-meaning persons may not be imposed Risu inepto res ineptior nulla est.

upon by cheats, I would desire my readers, wlien

they meet with this pretender, to look into his pa. Nothing so foolish as the laugh of fools. rentage, and to examine bim strictly, whether or

no he be remotely allied to Truth, and lineally dle. 986 all kinds of writing there is none in which scended from Good Sense;

if not, they may conhors are more apt to miscarry than in works of clude him a counterfeit. They may likewise disseur, as there are none in which they are more tinguish him by a loud and excessive laughter, in

jous to excel. It is not an imagination that which he seldom gets his company to join with T.s with monsters, an head that is filled with him. For as True Humour generally looks seri. ab agant conceptions, which is capable of fur- ous, while every body laughs about him; False ing the world with diversions of this nature ; Humour is always laugliing, whilst everybody let

, if we look into the productions of several about him looks serious. I shall only add, if he ers, who set up for men of humour, what wild has not in him a mixture of both parents, that is, ular fancies, what unnatural distortions of if he would pass for the offspring of Wit without ght do we meet with? If they speak nonsense, Mirth, or Mirth without Wit, you may conclude believe they are talking humour; and when him to be altogether spurious and a cheat. have drawn together a scheme of absurd, in The impostor of whom I am speaking, descends olent ideas, they are not able to read it over originally from Falsehood, who was the mother of selves without laughing. These poor gen- Nonsense, who was brought to bed of a son called In endeavour to gain themselves the reputa- Frenzy, who married one of the daughters of of wits and humourists, by such monstrous Folly, commonly known by the name of Laughits as almost qualify them for Bedlam; notter, on whom he begot that monstrous infant of ering that humour should always lie under which I have here been speaking. I shall set down eck of reason, and that it requires the direc- at length the genealogical table of False Humour, the nicest judgment, by so much the more and, at the same time, place under it the genealogy Julges itself in the most boundless freedoms. of 'True Llumour, that the reader may at one view is a kind of nature that is to be observed in beliold their different pedigrees and relations. rt of compositions, as well as in all other; certain regularity of thought which must dis

Falsehood. Elle writer to be a man of sense, at the same

Nonsense. hat he appears altogether given up to ca

Frenzy ....... Laughter. For my part, when I read the delirious

False Humour. of an unskilful author, I cannot be so barag to divert myself with it, but am rather pity the man, than laugh at any thing he


Good Sense. Fleceased Mr. Shadwell, who bad himself a

Wit. ..... Mirth. eal of the talent which I am treating of;!


I might extend the allegory, by mentioning seve-portunity to part with every thing which does not ral of the children of False Humour, who are more contribute to the representation of buman life; and in number than the sands of the sea, and might in sball make a free gift of all animated utensils to particular enumerate the many sons and daughters your projector. The hangings you formerly menwhich he has begot in this island. But as this tioned are run away; as are likewise a set of would be a very invidious task, I shall only ob- chairs, each of which was met upon two legs going serve in general, that False Humour differs from through the Rose Tavern at two this morning. We the True, as a monkey does from a man. hope, sir, you will give proper notice to the town

First of all, He is exceedingly given to little that we are endeavouring at these regulations; and apish tricks and buffooneries.

that we intend for the future to show no monsters, Secondly, He so much delights in mimicry, that but men who are converted into such by their own it is all one to him whether he exposes by it vice industry and affectation. If you will please to be and folly, luxury and avarice; or, on the contrary, at the house to night, you will see me do my envirtue and wisdom, pain and poverty.

deavour to show some unnatural appearances which Thirdly, He is wonderfully unlucky, insomuch are in vogue among the polite and well-bred. I that he will bite the hand that feeds him, and en- am to present, in the character of a fine lady deavour to ridicule both friends and foes indiffer- dancing, all the distortions which are frequently ently. For having but small talents he must be taken for graces in mien and gesture. This, sir, is merry where he can, not where he should. a specimen of the method we shall take to expose

Fourthly, Being entirely void of reason, he pur- the monsters which come within the notice of a resues no point either of morality or instruction, but gular theatre ; and we desire nothing more gross is ludicrous oniy for the sake of being so. may be admitted by you Spectators for the future.

Fitiniy, Being incapable of having any thing we bave cashiered three companies of theatrical but muck representations, his ridicule is always guards, and design our kings shall for the future personal, and aimed at the vicious man, or the make love, and sit in council, without an army, and writer; not at the vice, or the writing.

wait only your direction, whether you will have I bave bere only pointed at the whole species of them reinforce King Porus, or join the troops of false humourists; but as one of my principal de Macedon. Mr. Penkethman resolves to consult his signs in this paper is to beat down that malignant pantheon of beathen gods in opposition to the ora. spirit which discovers itself in the writings of the cle of Delphes, and doubts not but he shall turn the present a re, i shall not scruple, for the future, to fortune of Porus, when he personates him. I am single out any of the small wits, that infest the world desired by the company to inform you, tbat they with such compositions as are ill-natured, immoral, submit to your censures; and shall have you in and absurd. This is the only exception which I greater veneration than Hercules was of old, if shall inake to the general rule I have prescribed you can drive monsters from the theatre; and think myself, of attacking multitudes, since every ho- your merit will be as much greater than his, as to nest man ought to look upon himself as in a natu- convince is more than to conquer. ral state of war with the libeller and lampooner,

"I am, SIR, and to annoy them wherever they fall in his way.

"Your most obedient servant, This is but retaliating upon them, and treating them as they treat others.

C. When I acquaint you with the great and unex.

pected vicissitudes of my fortune, I doubt not but

I shall obtain your pity and favour. I have for N° 36. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 1711.

many years past been Thunderer to the playhouse; and have not only made as much noise out of the

clouds as any predecessor of mine in the theatre Perferimus :

that ever bore that character, but also have de. scended and spoke on the stage as the bold Thun

der in The Rehearsal. When they got me down Things the most out of nature we endure.

thus low, they thought fit to degrade me further, I SHALL not put myself to any further pains for this for these two last winters; but they carry their

and make me a ghost. I was contented with this day's entertainment, than barely to publish the let. tyranny still further, and not satisfied that I am ters and titles of petitions from the playhouse, with Banished from above ground, they have given me the minutes I have made upon the latter for my to understand that I am wholly to depart their conduct in relation to them.

dominions, and taken from me even my subterraDrury Lane, April the 9th.

neous employment. Now, sir, what I desire of

you is, that if your undertaker thinks fit to use “Upon reading the project which is set forth in one fire-arms (as other authors have done) in the time of your late papers,* of making an alliance be- of Alexander, 1 may be a cannon against Porus: tween all the bulls, bears, elephants, and lions, or else provide for me in the burning of Persepo. which are separately exposed to public view in the lis, or what other method you shall think fit. cities of London and Westminster; together with the

SALMONETS OF COVENT-GARDEN.' other wonders, shows, and monsters, whereof you made respective mention in the said speculation;

The petition of all the Devils of the playhouse we, the chief actors of this playhouse, met and in behalf of themselves and families, setting forth sat upon the said design. It is with great delight their expulsion from thence, with certificates of that we expect the execution of this work; and in their good life and conversation, and praying reorder to contribute to it, we have given warning to lief. all our ghosts to get their livelihoods where they

The merit of this petition referred to Mr. Chr. can, and not to appear among us after day-break of Rich, who made them

the 16th instant. We are resolved to take this op.
• See No. 31.

See Tat. Nos, 42 and 0.

'T. D.'

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