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On Miss TR-LL-PE. THOSE native smiles, that winning air,

T Those looks by sense refin’d, That harmony of shape that speaks

Thy more harmonious mind;

That lively bloom which decks thy cheek;

That symmetry of face,
Which shine conspicuous in thy form,

And all thy texture grace;
These every youth do justly warm,

And set each soul on fire ;
And, tho' but one must win the prize,

We all alike admire.

You daily, like th' all-chearing sun,

The genial warmth renew; While, planet-like, each other fair

Illumin'd fines by you.

Stay then; dear maid, for ever heren

Here thy blest beams display;
So barren Logick hence shall bloom,

Aftronomy look gay.
Philosophers indeed have said;

That should the sun descend, The earth, and all that's in it, must

In conflagration end. 'Twas prophecy and emblem all,

Which you were born to prove, And meant, should TR-11-PE live on earth, The world would burn with love.



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Number VI. June 30, 1750.



UR Oxford Friends, it is presumed, will not be

displeased at the alteration of our Title. As we

have received such considerable assistance from our Sister-University, particularly since our last number, we should think it the highest injustice not to admit her into an equal share of whatever merit may accrue from our work.

In this we have been advised by some Cambridge gentlemeni of established reputation, who have promised their affiftance; and such a coalition between the two Univerfities, it is hoped, will redound to the honour of both; and the members of both will look upon themselves as equally concerned in the success of our Miscellany.

Numb. VI.


LETTERS LETTERS between the Earl of SUNDERLAND. ang

Dr. JOHN FELL, Bishop of Oxford and Dean of Cor, Church, relating to the expulsion of Mr. John Locke, Student of the fame.

To the Lord Bishop of OXFORD.


Whitehall, Nov. 6, 1684THE King being given to understand, that one Mr.

1 Locke, who belonged to the late Earl of Shaftsbury, and has upon several occasions behaved himself very factiously to the government, is a Student of Christ Church; his Majesty commands me to fignify to your lordthip, that he would have him removed from being a Student, and that in order thereunto your lordship should let him know the method of doing it.

I am, MY LORD, &c.


To the Right Hon. the Earl of SUNDERLAND,

Principal Secretary of State. RIGHT HONOURABLE,.

Nov. 8, 1684. T Received the honour of your lordship's letter, wherein 1 you are pleased to enquire concerning Mr. Locke's being a Student of this house ; of which I have this account to render ;- that he being, as your lordship is truly inform’d, a person who was much trusted by the late Earl of Shaftsbury, and who is suspected to be ill affected to the government, I have for divers years had an eye upon him ; but so close has his guard been on himself, that, after several strict enquiries, I may confidently affirm, there is not any man in the col


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lege, however familiar with him, who had heard him speak a word either against, or, 18 much as concerning the government. And altho' very frequently, both in publick and private, discourses have been purposely introduced to the disparagement of his master the Earl of Shaftsoury; his party, and designs, he could never be provoked to take any notice, or discover in word or look the least concern, so that I believe, there is not in the world such a master of taciturnity and passion. He has here a physician's place, which frées him from the exercises of the college, and the obligation which others have to residence in it; and he is now abroad upon want of health. But notwithstanding that, I have fummoned him to return home, which is done with this prospect; that, if he comes not back, he will be liable to expulsion for contumacy; and if he do, he will be answerable to the law, for that which he shall be found to have done amiss, it being probable, that, tho' he may have been thus cautious here, where he knew himself to be suspected, he has laid himself more open at London, where a general liberty of speaking was used, and where the execrable designs against his majesty and his government were managed and pursued. If he do not return by the first day of January next, which is the time limited to him, I shall be enabled of course to proceed against him to expulsion. But if this inethod seem not effectual, or speedy enough, and his Majesty, our founder and visitor, shall please to command his immediate remove, upon the receipt thereof, directed to the Dean and Chapter, it shall accordingly be executed by,

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My Lord,

Your lordship's molt humble and obedient servant,



To the Bishop of OXFORD. MY LORD,

Whitehall, Nov. 12, 1684. ITAVING communicated your lordship's letter of the 11 8th to his Majesty, he has thought fit to direct me to send you the enclosed, containing his commands for the immediate expulsion of Mr. LOCKE.


To the Right Reverend Father in God, JOHN Lord

Bishop of OXFORD, Dean of Christ Church, and to our trusty and well-beloved the Chapter there.


Right Reverend Father in God, and Trusty and Well

. beloved, We greet you 'well. ITTHEREAS.we have received information of the

W factious and disloyal behaviour of Locke, one of the Students of that Our college, we have thought fit hereby to fignify Our will and pleasure to you, that you forthwith remove him from his Student's place, and deprive him of all rights and advantages thereunto belonging. For which this shall be your warrant. And so we bid you heartily farewell. Given at our court of Whitehall, the 11th of November, 1684.

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By His Majesty's command,


To the Earl of SUNDERLAND.


Nov. 16, 1684. Hold myself bound in duty to signify to your lordship,

that his Majesty's command for the expulsion of Mr. Locke from this college is fully executed.

JOH. Oxon.

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