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Entertainment. To this End we have spared neither

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FTER having enjoyed the Favour

of the Publick for such a Number
of Years, and, with Pleasure, per-
ceiving their Kindness increased

upon
every Publication, the Business of

an annual Address of this Sort, can' be little tiic but a Return of grateful Thanks, for the Esteem with which we are honoured ; and to crave the future Assistance of our learned and ingenious Correfpondents, whose Productions have so evidently contributed to gåin us the Approbation of our Readers. We hope it is observed, that Success has not abated our Attention and Endeavour to excel ; but rather animated us to new and warmer Proofs of our Regard, to the good Opinion of our Purchasers, to their Instruction and

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The PRE FAC E. for Assiduity nor Expence in opening the Stores of Science before them, in order to render the LONDON MAGAZINE at once the most useful and most amusing Collection ever yet published, which having now entered the twenty-fifth Year of its Existence, bids fair to convey down to the Days of our Posterity, a faithful Register of all the ingenious Labours and useful Transactions of the learned, the politick, and the polite World.

EXPLANATION of the FRONTISPIECE.

INERVA offering at the Feet of LIBERTY

the Collection of the LONDON MAGAZINES, who receives them with a benign Aspect, whilft ENVY Skulks away enraged and disappointed.

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Or, GENTLEMAN's Monthly Intelligencer.

For JANUARY, 1755

To be Continued. (Price Six. Pence each month.)
Containing, (Greater Variety, and more in Quantity, than any Monthly Book of ibe same Price.)
1. Memoirs of the Life of the late Learned XVI, Receipt to Cure the bite or a Mad Dog.
Dr. MIAD.

XVII. The World: On the Modern Arts of
II. His Literary disputes and Friendthips. History Writing.
III. Produce of the Publick Revenue.

XVIII. POETRY: Prologue and Epilogue to
IV. A new Art of Rhetorick,

Herminius and Efpafia ; Epilogue spoken V. A Description of BRECKNOCKSHIRE. by Mrs. Woffington ; New Year's VI. The Journal of a Learned and Po Ode; to William Lyttelton, Erq; Song, litical CLUB, &c. continued : Contain 100 years old ; to a Lady who fings a very ing the SPEECHES of T. Sempronius good Song; Epitaph on Joseph Shelton ; Gracchus, and Quintus Mucius, on the to Mr. Town; On seeing Miss WilkinBill for punishing Mutiny and Desertion fon perform ; the Wherry; Answer to an of the oficers and soldiers, in the Service Enigina; Epigrams; a new Song sec to of the East-India Company:

Mulick, and a Minuet.
VII
. A new Contrivance for making Hot-

XIX. The MONTHLY CHRONOLOCER: Beds, by the Steam of boiling water, Sad Accident by Lightning; Bills of Murwith Cuts of the Alembick and Apparatus.

talicy for Dublin, Newcastle, Glasgow, VIII . Connoisseur, again ft Suicide.

Paris and Koningsberg; Eruption of Mount XI. The Life of Dr. JONATHAN Swift. Vesuvius ; Debates in the Common Coin. X. His Birth, Education, Church preier cil; Sessions at the id Bailey ; Courts ments and Popularity.

of the British Fishery and South Sea XI. His Poetical and Moral Character.

Company, Fires, &c. &c.
Xll. Account of Barbarola, a Tragedy.

XX. Promotions; Marriages and Births ;
XIII, Account of CANNING'S Trial.

Deaths; and Bankrupts.
XIV. Extraordinary Case of an Impervious

XXI. Prices of Stocks for each Day.

XXII. Monthly Bill of Mortality.
XV. A Description of tlie Town and Har XXIII, FOREIGN AFFAIRS.

XXIV. A Catalogue of Books.
With a new and corre& Map of BRECKNOCKSHIRE, a beautiful Head of Dean
Swart, and a neat Plan of the Town anu Citidst of PLYMOUTH : All curioully engraved.

MULTU MIN PARVO.
LONDON : Printed for R. Baldwin, as the Rose in Pater-Notter-Row;
Of whom may be had, compleat Sets from the Year 1733 to this Time, neatiy Bound, or

Stitch'd, or any singie Month to complcat Sets.

Rectum.

boar of PLYMOUTH.

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HE life of Dr. Mead

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Extraordinary case of a child, in a letter

Annual produce of the present pub from a surgeon

ibid,

lick revenue

5 An impervious reétum, tow treated 32

A new art of rhetorick

7 A description of Plymouth, with a beau-

De cription of Brecknockiire

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tiful prospect of that town ibid.

The JOURNAL of a learned and political Its citadel, docks, yards, &c.

ibid.

CLUB, &c. continued

9-17 Receipt to cure the bite of a mad dog a3

SPEECH Of T. Sempronius Gracchus, a The World : On the modern art of histo-

gainst the bill for punishing mutiny and ry writing

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defertion in the officers and soldiers, in System of instructions for that purpose

the East-India company's service 9

ibid,

Martial law not constitutional till after Ornaments of modern history displayed

the Revolution

ibid.

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None in the reigns of Charles and James II. POZTRY. Tempus fugit, a new song, let

to mufick

The firft mutiny act, a limited one ibid. Epilogue, spoken by Mrs. Woffington ibid.

But afterwards extended

A new minuet

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Quartering soldiers at discretion, rise of Ode for the new year, by Colley Cib-

ibid. ber, Esq;

ibid.

Enormous military severities

Song by a bridegroom 100 years old 38.

How the several charters of the East. In Verses to William Lyttelton, Esq; on his

dia company were obtained

13 being appointed governor of South Ca-

Dangerous to fend our troops to the Eart rolina

ibid.

Indies

14 To a lady who sings a very good song ibid.

SPEICH of Quintus Mucius in favour of The wherry, a song

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the bill

16 Prologue and Epilogue to Herminius and

The Romans governed their armies by a Efpafia

ibid.

military law

ibid. Epitaph on Joseph Skelton

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Martial law not extended ; but defects in To Mr. Town, on his paper againft sui-

it fupplyed

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cide

ibid

A new contrivance for making hot-beds On seeing Miss Wilkinson perform ibid.

by the fteam of boiling water 18 Answer to the enigma in December ibid,

Cut, and description, of the Alembick for Verses spoken extempore on a man's dy-

that purpose

19 ing mad

ibid.

Cut, and construction, of the apparatus Wrote at the end of Bolingbroke's works,

Vol, V.

ibid.

Useful remarks on the foregoing inven. The MONTHLY CHRONOLOGER 41

tions

Accident from lightning

ibid.

Connoiffeur, against suicide

Dublin bill of mortality

ibid.

Suicides of different ranks and tempers Eruption of mount Vesuvius

ibid 46.

ibid. Debates in common-council

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Causes of the frequent examples of this Sessions at the Old-Bailey

ibid.

crime

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Seamen encouraged

ibid.

Sketch of a bill of suicide

24 Bills of mortality for Newcastle, Glar-

The life of Dr. Jonathan Swift, with his gow, Paris, and Koningiberg

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head curiously engraved

ibid. Material points discutled in the trial of

Conveyed to England by his nurse ibid. Canning

ibid.

Supported and encouraged by Sir William Marriages and births

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Temple

25 Deaths

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His marriage and church preferments ibid. Ecclefiaftical preferments

ibid.

Becomes popular in Ireland

26 Promotions civil and military

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'Tho' at firft detested there

Persons declared bankrupts

ibid.

His poetical and moral character

Account of plays acted

ibid.

Account of the Tragedy of Barbaroffa FOREIGN AFFAIRS

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A catalogue of books

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Extracts from it

Prices of Itocks and grain ; wind, wea-

Distress of Selim and Irene

30 ther

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Catastrophe, and account of the story, Monthly bill of mortality

ibid.

with remarks

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We are obliged to defer inserting Mr. Craiefleyn's will to our next ; besides several curious and

entertaining pieces received from our ingenious correspondents.

About the Middle of January was Publisbed,

N APPENDIX to the LONDON MAGAZINE for 1754, with a

pleai INDEXES, and several other Things, necessary to be bound up with the Volumen

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