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CONTAINING THE LITERATURE, HISTORY, POLITICS, ARTS,

MANNERS, and AMUSEMENTS of the AGE. By the PHILOLOGICAL SOCIETY of LONDON,

For J U NE, 1786. [Embellished with, 1. A Striking Likeness of WILLIAM HAYLEY, Esq.. engraved by

Holloway. And 2. A View of Holme, in HEREFORDSHIRE, the Seat of the Rt. Hon, the Earl of SURREY.]

CONTAINING
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An Account of the Writings of William By David Samwell, Surgeon of the Dir.
Hayley, Esq.
385 covery

427 Anecdotes of George Robert Fitzgerald Journal of the Proceedings of the Third and Timothy Breckpock 388—392

Seffion of the Sixteenth Parliament of The Character of Eudoxus, By Dr. Co- Great-Bricain : including Lords Delignon

393

bates on Stourbridge Canal Bill--Surplus, Meditation upon a Stage Play--and on a or New Sinking Fund Bill-Speaker's

Pedigree Scene in a Nobleman's House 395 Address to His Maje:ty on presenting Two Letters by Mr. Bofwell, in Answer Surplus Bill

430 to Two Charges brought against his -Commons; including Debates on Mi

• Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides' - 397 litia Bill-Captain M‘Bride's Motion Particulars relative to the Nature and Cur: respecting. Captains of the Navy-New

toms of the Indians of North-America. Sinking Fund Bill-Fortifications By Mc Richard M'Caufland, Surgeon to Perfumery Bill-India, Bill-Greenthe King's, or Eighth Reg. of Foot

land Fishery Bill-Wine Duty BilA Mother and no Mother ; or, The Liti- Enquiry into the Rohilla War-East. gated Child. An Anecdote

400

India Company's Petition for increasing The Royal Interview: a singular Anec- their Capital Stock- -Mr. Hastings's dote of Benevolence

Conduct to Cheyt Sing at Benares 433 Observations on the Manners, Cuftoms, ' Poetry ; including Parsons' Ode to SleepDress, Agriculture, &c. of the Japanese

Ode to Indolence, by- Merry, Ery. (concluded]

ib. Horace, Book II. Ode 16. Orium Divos, Emay on the Rise and Progress of Che. : &c. imitated by Mr. Hastings.-Sernet miftry (concluded]

404

addressed to Miss Seward-Ode for Elogy ou the Country Life. By M. Mercier 407 His Majesty's Birth-Day, written by

"Mr. Warton, &c. &c. The London Review with Anecdotes

452 Theatrical Journal : including Prologueon of Authors.

the Death of Mr. Henderson-Prologue Dr. Done's Sermons

409 on the Opening of the Hay-Market Tales of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Cen

Theatre, June 9.-Fable of the Wituries 420 dow's Vow, &c.

457 Dr. Cooper's Confolation to the Mourner 422 || Political State of the Nation and of EuFarewell Odes for the Year 1786. By rope for June, 1786. No. XXVIII. 453

Peter Pindar, Esq. and a Variety of other Foreign Intelligence, Country News, Monthly new Publications

425

Chronicle, Barometer and Thermometer, Narrative of the Death of Capt. Cook. Prices of Stocks, Grain, &c,

398

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS to CORRESPONDENTS.
P. Quarre's Paper was sent as he directed, on his first requisition.
The political Paper recommended by Sommers is inadmiffible.
We are obliged to G. H. for his offer.

Many Letters are received and are under confideration, but we must defer our partica) Answers to them to a future Time.

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AVER AGE PRICES of CORN, from June 12, to June 17, 1786.

Wheat | Rye Barl., OatsBeans COUNTIES upon the COAST. s. d. s. ds. d. s. ds. d.

Wheat Rye Barl. Oars Bez London 4 313 02

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Suffolk Middlesex

4 02. 92 5.2 4 40 012 92 613 8

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Surry

4 42 102
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Lincoln
Hertford
4

4 52 112
210
02 102

York
Bedford

4 1113

12

33 3 10 2

9.2 72 4,3 9 Durham Cambridge

5 4.4 23 1 z 64 3 102 90 02

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3'4 5 3 100

Lancashire Leicester

6 2

5 7 4 103

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STATE of the BAROMETER and THERMOMETER.
MAY,

19-29 73

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88 BAROMETER, THERMOM. WIND.

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70 28-30 - 32 W.

N. 67

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PRICE of STOCKS,
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June 28, 1786.
7--30
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N.
Bank Stock,

New S. S. Ann.
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56 | N. N. E. New 4 per Cent. India Stock, 9-29 79

56 E. N. E, 1777, 92 * 3.8ths 3 per Ct. Ind. An 10-29 -.71

5 perCent. Ann. 1785, India Bonds, zos. 53

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74 for open 15-29 81 67 E. N.E.

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EUROPEAN MAGAZINE,

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LONDON R E V I E W;
For JUNE,

1786.

For the EUROPEAN MAGAZINE,

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AN ACCOUNT OF THE WRITINGS OF WILLIAM HAYLEY, Esq.

[ With an ELEGANT ENGRAVING of him. ] THIS gentleman has afforded fo much Thou tender Saint, to whom he owes much

entertainment to the public, and his works have been so universally read and ap- Than ever child to parent ow'd before! slanded, that we feel fome satisfaction in In life's first season, when the fever's flame being able to gratify the wishes of his nu- Shrunk to deformity his Thrivelld frame, merous admirers, who have, hy various ap- And turn'd each fairer image in his brain plications, solicited us to present them with a To blank confusion and her crazy train, portrait of him.

'Twas thine, with constant love, thro'. 'The life of a recluse author seldom affords ling'ring years, incident, and that of Mr. Hayley, perhaps, To bathe thy idiot orphan in thy tears ; less than most other writers. We shall Day after day, and night succeeding night, therefore, on the present occasion, confine To turn incessant to the hideous fight, ourselves to his works, from which we pro. And frequent watch, if haply at thy view fels to draw the only circumstances relating Departed reason might not dawn anew. to bim, which are either important, or Tho' medicinal art with pitying care which we can communicate with any degree Cou'd lend no aid to save thee from despair, of confidence.

Thy fond maternal heart adher'd to hope Suffex has the honour of ranking Mr. and prayer : Hayloy among its worthies, and Eaton of Nor pray'd in vain; thy child from pow'rs having given him the rudiments of his educa- above tion. His infancy was marked with misery, Receiv'd the sense to feel and bless thy love, and but for the attention of an affectionate O might be thence receive the happy lwill, mother, he had probably gone to the grave And force proportion d to his ardent will, unknown. To this excellent parent he has With Truth's unfading radiance to emblaze addressed the following invocation, which we Thy virtues, worthy of immortal praise ! are happy to select, as well as an evidence of

Nature, who deck'd thy form with Beauty's an extraordinary fact, as a proof of filial

fowers, piety and gratitude:

Exhausted on thy soul her finer powers ; O THOU fond Spirit, who with pride haft Taught it with all her energy to feel Imild,

Love's melting softness, friendship's fervid zeal, And frown'd with fear on thy poetic child,

The generous purpose, and the active thought, Pleas’d, yet alarm’d, when in his boyish time with charity's diffusive spirit fraught; He righ'd in numbers, or be laugh'd in

There all the best of mental gifts she plac'd, rhyme ;

Vigour of judgment, purity of carte, While thy kind cautions warn'd him to be. Superior parts without their spleenful leaven, ware

Kindness to earth, and confidence in Heaven. Of penury, the Bard's perpetual snare ; While my fond thoughts o'er all thy merits Marking the early temper of his foul,

roll, Careless of wealth, nor fit for bale controul : Thy praise thus gushes from my filial soul;

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