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the epithet of Butchery had been ap-" words, a dormant crown ? Or, was it plied. He desired Lord Portchefter, meant only to preserve the real eitate when he should think fit to attack the entailed upon the civil person of the purity, honour, and justice of Wett. king from the danger of what the law minster Hall, to maké his attack like a terms fpoliation ? man, and he should be met like a man. Lord Kenyon stated, that those dreits,

At length the committee divided on such as fines, escheats, either from the the amendment, when it was rejected by Admiralty, forfeited cftates, or from a majority of swenty-lix, the Contents lapled' leases of the crown lands, &c. being fixty-seven, ihe Not Contents were rights in separable from the natural pinery-three.

person of the king, and could not be The committee then divided on the divested from hiin during his natura! original resolution, which was carried life. After some farther conversation, by a majority of thirty-two; the Con. the fourth resolution was pot, and car. tents being ninety-four, the Not Con- sied without a division. tents sixty-two.

The fifth resolution was next read, Lord Wallingham being called to the investing the care of the king's perfon chair, and the clerk having read the in the queen, assisted by council; togethird resolution, which restrained the ther with a power of removing houseRegent from granting pensions, rever. hold officers, and appointing others in Gon &c. Lord Stormont said, that as their stead. the spirit of the resolution was similar Lord Rawdon could not obje&t to the to that which had been agreed on the first part of the resolution. The care preceding evening, he should move an of his Majesty's person could not poramendment similar to that propofed in libly be placed in a more eligible ttate; the resolution of yesterday, by adding but the safety of the royal person and the words for a limited time. After fe- the controul of the houshold were very veral arguments for and against this different subjects. He, therefore, moved amendment, the Duke of Chandos said that the resolution might be divided. that he looked upon the restrictions to This gave rise to a short debate; the be highly necessary, and consistent with principal speakers in which were the the powers that ought to be granted to Lord Chancellor, Lord Rawdon, Lord a regent during the natural life of the Stormont, and Lord Loughborough; king. The noble duke begged to make and the committee dividing, there apone observation : he had heard the im- peared to be a majority of twenty-three mortal Chatham declare in that house against Lord Rawdon's amendment. that General Wolf was a Heaven-born The fate of the resolutions from the General; he should make use of the Commons being thus determined, the fame words, and declare that the present Lords in opposition to the ministry, the Minister was a Heaven-born Minister. seme day entered the following Protekt After a few observations from Lord on the journals of the house. Kinnaird, and a word or two from Difentient, Earl Camden, the chairman put the ift. Because we firmly adhere to the question upon the third resolution, which principles and arguments on which we was carried without a divifion. difapproved the resolutions formerly

The fourth resolution, to restrain the palied by this house, especially when the Regent from any controul over the legislative power of the two bouses of cftates belonging to the crown being parliament, unconstitutionally assumed next read, Lord Loughborough desired by those resolutions, is meant to be emto know the extent to which it went. ployed to restrict or suspend many imDid it go to reftrain the personage who portant and essential branches of the really performed the high office of a royal power, at the moment of the deking, from enjoying certain droits, clared incapacity of the king.', which were constitutionally from time 2dly. Because we think the power of immemorial annexed to that authority, conterring the rank and privileges of such as therights of Adiniralty escheats, the peerage, as a reward to merit, is &c. ? Did it extend further, to annex necessary to the royal authority, in orthose rights to an inactive, or, in other der to afford an incitement to vigorous

exertions

the whiteness of her neck: her eyes into his canoe, and paddles away to were black, and sparkling; her eye- seek out for a spot better adapted to brows the same colour, and most his various purposes, which, having beautifully arched; her forehead so found, he presently erects his dwellremarkably clear, that the translu- ing in the fame careless manner as cent veins were seen meandering in before. their minutest branches : in fort, Whilft we lay here, these people the was what would be reckoned supplied us very plentifully with handsome in England. But this halibut, which we bought of them symmetry of features is entirely de- for beads and small toes. The place ftroyed by the fingular custom of where these halibut were caught, is wearing lip-pieces *

in the offing round the point of land Their habitations are the most we first made in the morning of the wretched hovels that can possibly be 23d of May. Our whale-boat was conceived ; a few poles stuck in the one day sent with seven hands to ground, without order or regularity, this place, on a filhing party ; but enclosed and covered with loose their success was greatly inferior to boards, constitute an Indian hut; that of two Indians, who were fishand so little care is taken in their ing at the same time, which is rather construction, that they are quite in- extraordinary, if we consider the apsufficient to keep out the snow or parent inferiority of their tackle to rain : the numerous chinks and our's. Their hook is a large simple craunies serve, however, to let out piece of wood, the fhank at least the smoke, no particular aperture half an inch in diameter ; that part being left for that purpose. which turns up, and which forms

The infide of these dwellings ex an acute angle, is confiderably smal. hibits a complete picture of dirt and ler, and brought gradually to a point: filth, indolence and laziness; in one a flat piece of wood, about fix inches corner are thrown the bones, and re- long, and near two inches wide, is maining fragments of victuals left at neatly lashed to the thank, on the their meals; in another are heaps of back of which is rudely carved the fish, pieces of stinking flesh, grease, representation of an human face. oil, &c. in short, the whole served I cannot think that this was alto slew us, in how wretched a state together designed as an ornament to it is possible for human beings to their hooks, but that it has some reexist; and yet these people appear ligious allution, and possibly is incontented with their situation, and tended as a kind of Deity, to ensure probably enjoy a much greater por- their success in fishing, which is contiou of happiness and tranquillity, ducted in a fingular manner. They than is to be found under the gilded bait their hook with a kind of fillig roofs of the most despotic monarch. called by the failors Squids, and have

'Tis probable, that the chief ing funk it to the bortom, they fix teason why these Indians take no a bladder to the end of the line as a greater pains in the structure of their buoy', and should that not watch habitations is, that their fituation is sufficiently, they add another. Their merely temporary: no sooner does lines are very strong, being made of the master of a tribe find game be the linews or intestines of animals. gin to grow scarce, or fish not fo One man is sufficient to look plentiful as he expected, than he after five or fix of these buoys s takes down his hut, puts the boards when he perceives a filh bite, he is

* For a description of this ornament, in no great hurry to haul up his fee page 140 and 163.

line, but gives him time to be well Y

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regiment of a terrific appearance, the that instead of fo doing, he had can. duke asked him if he thought he could celled the deeds, in confequence of beat any of the men that composed it; which he was deprived of proving her upon which Broughton replied, “ Yes, title, and receiving the renis, of which please your Royal Highness, the whole

a considerable suin was due. She recorps, with a breakfast between every presented herself to be in great distress, battle.” He has left property in the and prayed for the interpofition of the funds, which, together with the value court. "Lord Kenyon advised her to of his houses at Vauxhall, amounts to employ an attorney: She informed his upwards of feven thousand pounds. lordnip that she had employed five He has left no will, and the estate, &c. attorneys, to whom she had given mogoes to Mrs. Monk, his niece. By ney, and that none of them had done his death the old school of Pugilifts is her justice. She said the had an affi. extinct. Smallwood was the latt, and davit of the facts relative to her case. he died in 1976 at the Magpye-alehouse The court then recommended her to upon the Uxbridge-road. Mr. Brough- give her affidavit to some gentleman at ton's feminary is noticed in one of the the bar, who would move the court in novels of the inimitable Fielding. her behalf. Mrs. Brooke, a lady, as remarkable

FEB. 1.] The fashionable amusement for her virtues, for her gentleness and

of public boxing has lately been revived suavity of manners, as for her great in this kingdom under the countenance literary accomplishments, expired very of the firit nobility in the country. suddenly of a spasmodiccomplaint about The names of the most celebrated puthe middle of this month-She had lately gilifts are, Humphries, Mendoza, John. retired to Linconshire to the house of ion, Ryan, Ward, and Wood; among her son, who has preferment in that whoin several contests, which by the county. Mrs. Brooke wrote the novels amateurs have been esteemed highly of Lady Julia Mandeville, Emily Mon- perfect, have taken place. The protague, and the Excursion; the tragedy prietors of newspapers are now as emu. of the Siege of Sinope, and Rosina, an lous to obtain the earliest particulars of admired comic opera.

She lived in

a pitched battle, as in case of a national habits of the stricteft friendship with war, they would be to announce a comthe late Mrs. Yates; and, about five plete victory over the common enemy. years since, Me gave the public a history « Ryan gave the first knock-down of the life of that celebrated actress, blow, and Johnfon close up Ryan's which appeared in a monthly pro- eyes,” is information of the greatest duction. Mrs. Brooke was also the importance ; and, with a COMMODUS translator of various books from the

on the throne, there is little doubt but French. She was esteemed by Johnson, this highly-favoured art would soon valued by Miss Seward, and courted

prove the national characteristic. by all the first characters of her time.

Early in this month died, at Fulwood 22. Was married at Chelsea, Mr.

near Sheffield, Mrs. Elizabeth Lord, Thomas Haudcock, attorney at law, aged one hundred years and pine weeks. in the thirtieth year of his age, to Mrs. And about the same time, a Mrs. Ross, Collett, a widow lady, in the eighty: a native of Scotland, died at the age ninth year of her age. It is remarkable of one hundred and eight, at the house that Mr. Haudcock buried his Jady, of Mr. Ross, baker, in Piccadilly. Both and Mrs. Collect buried her husband these females retained their faculties to the week before the above marriage. almost the last moment, 24. A woman came into the court

The beginning of this month Thomas of King's Bench, and addressed herfelf Mate was executed at Chester for the to the Bench. She said the was legally murder of John Parry, a sheriff's of. entitled to three leasehold eitates, as the ficer, who endeavoured to arrest him. legatce and executrix of her late hul- He maintained an inveteracy, to the band; that Me had lately incruited her last moment, against his prosecutors, title-deeds to an attorney, to whom the and particularly his wife, whom he had been recommended, for the pur- charged with infidelity, although she is pose of getting thein registered, but near leventy years of age.

John

John Ward, about fixteen years old, ten grandchildren. At fixty years of apprentice to a Moemaker in Newcastle, age he married again, and had eight died lately at that place, in consequence children, from whom sprang thirty of eating tobacco. He imbibed this grandchildren. He was lo strupg, that uncommon custom from very early at leventy-three years of age he lifted years ; and on the prefent occafion, a butt of beer from a cart without the made use of a larger quantity than least trouble. Having lost his second usual.

wife, at ninety-two he married again, Moses Haines, of Kingswood, in but had no children. He was always Wiltshire, formerly a day-labourer, in health, and preserved all his senses, and lately a pauper, died there, aged except his hearing, till his death. seventy-three: he was allowed two thil Died, in the Grove, Bath, Anne Jings a week by the parish, with liberty Viscountefs Bangor, relict of Nicholas to beg of the charitable; to whom he Ward, Baron B. and daughter of John constantly told a tale of pretended dif- first Earl of Darnley. She was a lady tress, and mentioned the severity of his of a most eccentric character. For the parish in granting him fo finall a sum. first forty or fifty years of her life the He had been charged with possefling was a pattern of every conjugal and. money; but this he, Colemnly denied private virtue, and brought up a large After his death, however, his house fimily with the mos amiable attention. was searched, and the following lums Without any alligned cause whaterer, found: forty guineas, two hundred the suddenly refolved to quit her lord and forty-eight half crowns, and three and family, and was never afterwards hundred and fixty-one Thillings, mak- prevailed upon to hold correspondence ing together ninety pounds and one with either of them, except with her Milling:

daughter Lady Clanwilliam. During the severity of the late frost Died, in Birchin-lane, after four at Paris, a spectacle, full of the utmost days illness, aged fixty-fix, Sir Thomas horror, occurred at the Pont-Neuf. A Hallifax, knt. banker, member of parman and his wife burthened with five liament for Aylesbury. He was origichildren, and absolutely in want of nally apprentice to a grocer, at Barnevery kind of nourishment, conducted, fey, co. York, his native county ; but, in the agonies of despair, their little before his indentures were fully exfamily to the banks of the river. There pired, exchanged that situation for the in order to draw upon this innocent metropolis, and soon became the artiprogeny the sentiments of public com- ficer of his own ample fortune. He paflion. The unhappy father and mo died inteftate, and, as supposed, worth ther, locking each other in a fast em- 100,000l. brace, plunged into the Seine. Im 13. Two men confined in Oakham mediate afli itance was given, and they goal on a fufpicion of having committed were even taken up loon after they murder, killed their keeper with a stick, threw themselves into the river, but taken from a faggot, as he was stoopdeath had already put a period to their ing to reach them a form to pray upon. misery. At this spectacle of horror, a The poor man's skull being terribly numerous concourle of spectators burst fractured, he had only time to relate into a flood of tears. Every body en the circumstance, before he died. deavoured to console the little orphans, A cobler, at Liverpool, found a bill whore lamentable cries went to the for one hundied and ten pounds, in one heart of every hearer.

of the streets there; but withing, from the 7. At Antwerp died Philip Coets, impulse of an honest heart, to restore it at the age of one hundred and four to the right owner, he made his good years. He was a soldier from his fortune public, by which means the youth, and served in all the campaigns note was claimed, and the cobler reof Prince Eugene against the Turks. ceived five guineas for his trouble, with In 1717 he was at the capture of Bel- which he declared himself better satisgrade. At forty years old he married, fied, than he could have been by'ape and lived with his first wife twelve propriating the whole to his own ule. years, by whom he had fix children and This is one proof at leat, shar Honour

and

and Poverty are not totally unacquainted the contents for cream of tartar; be with each other.

took some of it a few days afterwards 14. A young French gentleman, of with four, of brimstone, and expired in a molt elegant form, and gevteelly dress- great agonies about four in the aftered, put an end to his existence by clap- noon of the same day. His wife and ping a brace of pistols to his head. On child had also taken a small quantity of Thuriday he came to Greenwich with the mixture, but fortunately not enough a lady of the town, as was supposed, to occasion their deaths. and a fervant, both of whom he dif. 20. Died Lieutenant Colonel Eaton, missed on the morning previous to his in the service of the East India Com. committing the suicide ; giving his ser- pany, on the Bengal establishment. hie vant his trunk, his wearing apparel, came to England for his health in 1786, and other valuable contents, and like and proposed to return last year, but wise two valuable watches. The rest continued here at the request of Mr. of the day he palled in fauntering about Hastings; and being ordered this year the town, and waiting upon some officers to return to Bengal, he was permitted of rank at Greenwich; among others by the Court of Directors to remain Sir Hugh Pallifer, to whom it is said another season, on an application from he offered money to be distributed Mr. Hastings, to whom his evidence among the pensioners, which was po was of very material importance, ColoJitely received. He then seemed to nel Eaton having commanded the garthink his money a burden to him, and rison of Buxar, on the frontiers of Bedistributed it, without any view to cha- nares, for many years. rity, as objects presented.

25. William Patmore was tried a The pistols which this gentleman the old Bailey, for the murder of his used, bore the marks of the Gens wife, by confining and starving herg d'Armes of France, by which it is likely several most horrid and inhuman cir. that he belonged to that corps. A let. cumstances appeared on the trial ; but ter, in French, was found in his pocket, the Jury could not legally find the pricontaining his reasons for the commif- foner guilty. fion of this action : “ The indifference Died, in the Charter-house, to which of my relations, the repugnance I feel afylum for decayed tradesmen he was at acting as an impostor, the perfidy of presented by the present Lord Chanone whom I tenderly loved, are weighty cellor in 1780, aged 88, Isaac Tarrat. motives in a mind of sensibility, to He was originally a linen-draper af terminate my existence.”

the corner of Charter-house-lane, St. 15. The Coroner's inquisition was John's-street, where he was very fuctaken on the body of William Perri- cessful in business, and realised a very man, labourer, at Crediton, near Exe- confiderable fum of money; but, not ter, who died of poison, on Saturday thinking it came fast enough, he reJait, and a verdict was returned, Acci- moved io a large fhop in Cheapfide, dental Death. The deceased had been where he soon lost all he had gained employed as an assistant to a bailiff in his former situation. who had taken distress on the goods of 26. The important intelligence of an inhabitant of Crediton. Whilft the this day must not be omitted, “ There zoods were under the deceased's guar. appears this morning to be an entire dianthip, a looking glass was miffed, ceffation of his Majesty's illness," say which he pretended io know nothing all his Majesty's physicians. of, and said the rascal who had taken Died at his lodgings in Leicefter, in it ought to be hanged. It appeared his 671+ year, the Reverend William however, before the Coroner, that the Bickerstaffe. He went to bed on the deceafed had carried the glass, and fe- preceding night apparently as well in veral other articles, troin the house, health as he had been for some time, and told his wife that they had been and was found dead in the morning ? given to him : among theie was a paper appearing to have expired, as he had of arsenic, marked with the word Poison, always wilhed, without a fraggle os which he could not read, and milook groan.

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