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ber, seeming rather to swim than walk; gland about four years after, I would then stopped by the side of that Indian not open the barrel
sent from Prague, cheft, and looking on me with her nor look into the paper book in which I usual sweetness, Beauclair, said she, be: had written this dream, till I had called tween the hours of twelve and one this my sisters and some other friends to be night you will be with me. - The sur- witnesses, where myself and they were prile I was in at firft being a little aba- altonished to see my written dream anted, I began to ask fome questions con- fiver the very day of my father's cerning that future world I was so death. foon to visit; but on the opening my Doctor Joseph Hall, Bishop of Exeter, lips, for that purpose, she vanished from since of Norwich, gives us an instance my fight I know not how.
of a marvellous cure, which was wrought The clock, was now very near strik- at St. Maderns in Cornwall, upon a ing twelve ; and as the discovered not poor cripple; besides the atteitation of the leait symptoms of any ailment, we many hundreds of the neighbours, I again aimed to remove all apprehen- took a strict and impartial examination fions of a diffolution; but we had in my last vilitacion. scarce begun to speak, when on a sud- This man for sixteen years together, den her countenance changed, and she was obliged to walk on his hands by cried
out, "O! I am sick at heart!” reason of the finews of his legs being Mrs. Ward, who all this while had contracted ; and on an information in stood leaning on her chair, applied
his dream to waih in that well, was so some drops, but to no effect; she still suddenly restored to his limbs, that I saw grew worle; and in about half an hour him able both to walk and to get his expired, it being exactly the time the own maintenance. I found here was apparition had foretold.
neither art nor collusion. The name of this cripple was John Trelille.
A citizen of Milan was demanded a debt, as owing by his dead father; and being in some trouble about it, the image
of his dead father appears to him in his WHILST I lived at Prague (says sleep, tells him the whole process of the an English gentleman) and one night business, that his debt was paid by him had fat up very late drinking at a fealt, in his life-time; and that if he looked early in the morning the sun-beams in such a place, he should find a wri. glancing on my face as I lay on my bed, ting under the hand of his creditor, I dreamed that a shadow passing by, wherein he did acknowledge himself fatold me that my father. was dead, at tisfied. Awaking therefore from sleep, which awaking all in a sweat, and affec- and reflecting upon his dream, he ted with this dream, I role and wrote searched, and found all things agreeable the day and hour, and all circumstances to what he had dreamed. St. Austin thereof in a paper book, which book fays that this very writing was seen by with
many other things I put into a him. barrel, and sent it from Prague to Stode, thence to be conveyed into England.
LORD BOCCONI'S AWFUL And now, being at Nuremberg, a merchant of a noble family, well acquainted with me and my relations, ar
SIR William Dugdale once inrived there ; who informed me that my formed several gentlemen, that Ma. father had been dead upwards of two jor General Middleton afterwards months ; (that which I write is as true created Lord, went into the Highlands as ftrange); when I returned into En. of Scotland, to endeavour to make a par
INSTANCES OF REMARKABLE
The Infernal Banquet.
ty for King Charles I. an old gentleman the provisions those friends of mine rethat was second-fighted, met himn and fuse to partake of !” which said, he faltold him that his attempt, though lud cut of the house, and went to church laudable, would not be successful; and to hear a sermon. He had not been long that besides they would put the King to gone, when a numerous company of death ; and that several other attempts horsemen, all arrayed in black, of extrawould be made but allin vain, but thatlis ordinary aspect and stature, appeared in fon would come in, although it would be his court-yard, and, alighting, called a long first, and should at lait be restored.' groom to take their horses, bidding an
This nobleman had a great triendihip other run presently to his maiter, and with the Laird Bocconi, and they made tell him his gueits were arrived. The an agreement, that the first of them fervant, with hair upright, and looks hethat died should appear to the other tokening horror, entered the church in extremity. It happened that the where his master was, and acquainted Lord Middleton was taken prisoner at him with the circumstance, as well as the battle of Worcester, and sent up to his fright would permit him. The noLondon : while he was confined in the bleman immediately interrupted the ser Tower, under three locks, cne day in mon, intreating the preacher to affiit the morning, lying pensive in his bed, him with his ghostly counsel. He, with Bocconi appeared to him. My Lord all his congregation, made all speed toMiddleton alked him if he were dead wards the manfion, which had been deor alive? He replied that he was dead, serted by the servants; who, in the hurry and had been lo many years, but that of their flight, had left behind them a he was come to revive his hopes, for young child, their malter's fon, sleeping that in a very short time, within three in the cradle. By this time, the devils days, he hould elcape: this fell ont were revelling in the dining-room, makas it was foretold, and he did fo in his ing a great noise, as if they saluted and wife's cioaths. When he had per- welcomed each other. They looked formed his message, he lightly tripped through the casements -- one with the about the room like a vapour, then går head of a bear, another with that of a thered
wolf, &c. taking bowls at the same time,
AUBREY. and quafiing, as if they had drank to the This account Sir William Dugdale master of the house. The Nobleman, bad trom the Bishop of Edinburgh, who, among others, was a witness of who had inierted it in his Miscellanics, their revelry, feeing his servants safe
, which is now depofiter, with other berhought himself of his son, and asked books, in the Museum at Oxford.
what was become of him? The words had scarce pasied his lips, when one of
the devils had the intani in his arms, and APPARITIONS OF SPIRITS. howed him at the window. The fa
ther, half frantic with his feelings, on A Nobleman in Silctia having caused seeing his beloved offspring so perilously fumptuous entertainment to be pre- situated, fetched a deep figh, and, turnpared for several of his friends, thev, in- ing to an old and faithful servant, said Itead of being punétual to the time, ac
“ What shall become of my boy?” cording to promise, alledged diveis ex- “ Sir," said the trusty domestic, truly cutes for the necessity they were under affected by the agony of despair he faw of absenting them teives, which fo ex- his master in, " by God's help I will asperated him, chat he tell into a parox- enter the house, and rescue the babe im of rage, exclaiminga" Since they from yon devil, or perish with him.” have thus disappointed me, may as
“ Heaven prosper thy attempt," reinany devils from hell, come and eat up turned his matter, " and strengthen thee
in thy purpose !” He accordingly went, deliver the child to me!”
“ No," refollowed by the prayers of all present, plied the fiend, “ let thy master, who is and having entered a room, adjoining more interested in him, come." "I am that in which the devils were rioting, come,” rejoined the man, “ to do that he fell upon his knees, and commended service to which God hath called me; himself to the protection of heaven; by virtue of which, and by his power, I after which, he burst in among them, do seize upon the innocent:" so saying, and beheld them in their horrible shapes. he snatched him from the devil, and That instant they all pressed round him, bore him off, the spirits clamouring as enquiring what his business was there? he departed—“ Knave, Knave, leave He, under great terror, though resolved the child, or we tear thee in pieces :"> to fulfil the intent of his coming, ad- ' but he, undismayed by their diabolical dressing himself to the spirit that held menaces, effected his purpose, and rethe child, said " In the name of God, stored the boy to his afflicted father.
LORD MAYOR'S DINNER. tend with) and a Captain of the Swe. THE dinner on the oth was served dish Navy.. Few Minuets were danup soon after five o'clock, and the tables ced. of the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs were The Duke of Leeds continued with covered with all the delicacies of the his accustomed attention till near twelve season and in great abundance. Be- o'clock.
fides the Lord Mayor and most of the The 2nd, about one o'clock, a quanword Members of the Corporation, some few tity of gun-powder at Mrs. Clitherow's,
of the Ministers of State were present, a 'fire-worker, in Half-Moon-Alcy, but they were not so numerous as on Bishopsgate-ftreet, which had been promany former occasions. The oniy per- vided for the purpose of making prepasons of rank whom we distinguished rations to celebrate the Anniversary of were--Mr. Pitt, the Lord Chancellor, the 5th of November, by some accident the Duke of Leeds, Lord Dorchester, caught fire. The house in which the Lord Hood, Lord Kenyon, and most of powder was, was blown up by the exthe Judges, and the Attorney General; plofion, as were the houses on each side there were besides three or four of the of it: two houses on the other side of foreign Ministers. The company re
the Lane also caught fire, and were en-
were got under.
them at a considerable distance. All
torn from their hinges, and every winThe Ball was opened by the late La- dow for some hundreds of yards” round dy Mayoress (who has conducted herself entirely destroyed. The effects of the with so much propriety in the late explosion extended as far as Broad-Itreet Mayoralty, that the had no rival to con- Buildings, and round a great part of
Dreadful Accidents. Moorfields, where many windows have understand, from a person who left been broken.
Dumbarton yesterday morning, two of Mrs. Clitherow, and three of her them are fince dead; so that eight out children, are among the number of those of the twelve have lost their lives, and who were killed. Her son, who con- the other four are not out of danger. ducted the business, happened to be from The hour of breakfast was unfortunately home, by which means he escaped the altered, the morning before, from nine destruction that otherwise would have till ten o'clock. been inevitable.
14. A great number of sailors, lately It is impossible to de cribe the con- belonging to the Henry Dundas Indiafternation and alarm which the explo- man, were examined at the office of fion occasioned; as far as its effects ex- Messrs. Sarles, Attornies, Surrey-street, tended, the houfes shook as it an earth- Strane, relative to the death of one Tupquake had taken place. A woman in man, late boatswain's mate. Their dethe garret of the house where the acci- pofitions are of too ferions a nature to dent happened had a moft miraculous be made public.
But what is very escape, she was blown out at the roof of extraordinary,” says the communicant the house, and fell down in the Court of this article, “ the boatswain's call is
heard on board the said ship every night, Sunday the 6th, the remains of Mrs. which is now in the dock at BlackClitherow's children, and two other per- wall !" fons, viz. her sister and a female lodger, Monday, the 14th, in the morning, were interred in an adjacent burial about three o'clock, a distressing circum. ground. Since the further recovery of france presented itself to the passengers Mrs. Clitherow's eldelt daughter in St. of the Mancheiter poft coach : three Bartholomew's Hospital, it appears that ladies, one gentleman, and a soldier outthe lives of three other persons have been fide, who had been overturned in the lost, which we did not mention before, Leeds heavy coach, about an hour and viz, the sister of Mrs. Clitherow, the an half before, all much bruised, were lodger, and her child, a boy about fitting by the road-side, nearly perished twelve years
which make in the with cold, about five miles from the whole nine persons, with three that are nearest inn-one lady in particular was much hurt. When Mrs. Clitherow's so much hurt, that it was with the greatest son was discovered, the body was in an difficulty they could get her into their erect position, with the arms folded, coach, and have been informed fince, and being very little burnt he is fuppof- that her recovery is very doubtful, The ed to have perished by suffocation. accident happened between Harborough
9. The eldest daughter of Mrs. Cli- and Northampton, by the carelessness. therow is fine dead in the hospital; and of the coachimnun, for it was moonlight; the son, who vas absent when the me. the paffengers supposc him to have been lancholy accident happened, has been aflecp, as they perceived the coach retaken out of the New River, a corpse. clining for several yards before it went
Edinburgh, Nov. 10. ---On Tuelday over. morning, about twenty minutes after The proud, the haughty, the dominine, a newly finished glass-house, at neering Prince Potemkin, supposed to Dumbarton, suppoicd the largest in Bri- have died worth more than sixty milli. tain, the cone being 120 feet in height, ons of crowns, besides very large estates, suddenly fell down. At this time, there and many thousands of vassals, breathed were twelve men in the inside, employed his lait on the bare ground; unable to in removing the scaffolding, all of whom bear any longer the pains of his distemwere buried in the ruins. The greateit per, or even to endure the jolting of his exertions were made to remove the rub- . carriage. What a picture, here, of the bith, and fix were got out alive; but we vanity of all human grandeur !
Toma at the Ad:C The C
magical and Phylognomical Mirror.
For DECEMBER, 1791.
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PART OF THE CONTENTS.
151 Method of electing the Hileg Apheta 139 Spiders eaten without inconveniency 151 Description of certain Events from
152 the Moon's Age 140 The AUGUR, No. IV.
153 Prediction of an Astrologer
153 MAGIC 142 Dædalus, or Mechanical Motion
154 Arbatel on Magic
142 History of A chemy Philosophical Amusements
Curious Receipts To make a Person tired, or sweat,
To make Steel of Iron at carrying a small Stick out of
A Powder for polishing soft Stones 156 the Room
To make blue Letters on Sword Blades 156 A dioll Trick with a Cock
156 The Cambridge Scholar, or a comi- An artificial Water for writing Letcal Trick played with a fowl 145
ters of Secrecy Mathemarical Magic
Dr. Waison's Memento to Lovers of A Ball is thrown into a House with
French Wines three Doors, and comes out of The English Fortune-Teller. No.IV. 157
any one that the Company chuses 146 The Oracles of Fortune and Wisdom, A Pig-on killed by the Stab of a
opened for the Ladies
158 Sword given to its Shadow or Albertus's Secrets of Nature, continued 159 Image
146 Lives of Eminent Magicians, &c. The Conjuror's Cast'e
147 Claudius Pro emy, a Greek AronoThe Magical Nosegay 147
161 A Ring put into a Pirol, which is Philemon Holland, a Translator 16r after found in the Bill of a Dove
Marquis of Worcester
"I6z in a Box
147 Grandier Urban, a French MufiThe QUERIST, No. V. 148 cian
162 Solutions to Queries in No. 3
148 Sir George Wharton New Queries
149 Hevelius, a celebrated Astronomer Account of Topham, the strong Man 250 Apparitions, Dreams, &c.
164 Sympathetic Secrets in Occult Philo
Lackington’s Black and White Devils 164 sophy
Authentic and remarkable Account To prevent Dogs barking at you in
of a House that was haunted at Bow 164. the night time 151 Asparitions at Birmingham
165 To draw Cats together and fascinate Apparition to Capt. Henry Bell 165 them
Apparition before Death To prevent or take Vermin that
168 ome to destroy Poultry or Coney LAVATER'S PHYSIOGNOMY,
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