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DEATHS. IN Oxford-street, Mr. Hickey, the sculptor. In Lime-street-square, in the 76th year of his age, Wm. Innes, Esq. a West-India merchant. In the 74th year of his age, Mr. Edmund Lush, late of Salisbury, builder, and Clerk of the works of the Cathedral Church there. At Richmond, in Yorkshire, the Rev. Thom Leighton, A. M. vicar of Ludham, in Norfolk. Charles Bowles, Esq. of East Sheen, late Sheriff for the County of Surrey. The Hon. Thomas Broderick, Under Secretary of State, and brother to Lord Viscount Middleton, of the kingdom of Ireland. Mr. John Egerton, bookseller at Whitehall. At his house in Paternoster-row, Mr. Stanley Crow. der, bookseller. Mr. Ridgeway, Tipstaff to Mr. Justice Grose. At Twickenham, Christopher Doyly, Esq. of Curzon-street, May-fair. At his house in Berkeleystreet, Commissioner Wallis, of the navy. At his house in Lime-street, Rob. Cattey, Esq. merchant. At Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire, in the 85th year of his age, the Rev. Lionel Lampatt, vicar of Great Barford, in that county, and rector of Pusey, Berks. Aged 80, the Rev. Henry Quarterly, A. M. rector of Wicken, Northamptonshire, and of Preston Bisset, Bucks. In the Close, Winton, at a very advanced age, the Rev. Dr. Balguy, Archdeacon of the Diocese, and one of the Prebendaries of that Cathedral. At his seat, Harewood-house, Yorkshire, aged 82, the Right Hon. Edwin Lord Harewood. His Lordship dying without issue, the title is extinct. ' At his seat at Maddingley, near Cambridge, Sir John Hinde Cotton, Bart. in the 78th year of his age. In Ireland, Sir Lucius O'Brien, Bart, one of his Majesty's Most Hon. Privy Council, &c. At Gosport, Capt. John Bligh, of the navy, brother of Rear-Admiral Bligh. At her seat, near Darlington, Lady Vane, relict of the late Rev. Sir Henry Vane, Bart. and mother of the present Sir Henry Vane Tempest, Bart. M. P. for the city of Durham. At his house in Grosvenor-street, Paul Me. thuen, Esq. of Corsham-house, Wilts. At Bath, the Countess Dowager of Carlisle.

BANKRUPTS. William Jones, of Brighthelmstone, Sussex, music-seller. Joseph Tombs, of Abingdon, Berkshire, banker. Thomas Robinson, of Littlehampton, Sussex, winemerchant. James Andrews, of Alton, Southampton, tallow-chandler. Mary Wilkes, of Blockley, Worcestershire, milliner. Robert Ware, of York, fax-dresser. John Malins, of Vauxhall, plumber. Thomas Paty, Joseph Birchall, and Joseph Tombs, of Union-street, Bishopsgate-street, Middlesex, cotton-manufacturers. Rob. Thorn. ton, of Airton, Yorkshire, cotton manufacturer. John Carpenter, of Oxford-street, Westminster, dealer in porter. Peter Nicol, of Long Acre, whitesmith. James Tom-, linson, of Stamford, Lincolnshire, innkeeper. Isaac Farrár, of Bedford, Lancashire, fustian-manufacturer. Dennis Connor, of Wine-office Court, City of London, brandy-merchant. John Seaman, of Mendlesham, Suffolk, apothecary. Thomas Davis, of Priors Leigh, Salop, shopkeeper. Charles Baker, of West-street, parish of St. Philip and Jacob, in the County of Gloucester, grocer and seedsmen. William Sy. monds, of Davis-street, Berkley-square, Middlesex, butcher. Jeremiah Miller, of Catherine-court, Tower-hill, merchant. Thomas Jones, of King David Fort, St. George, Middlesex, master mariner. Richard Yeoward, of Ironmonger-lane, London, linen-draper, Francis Mills Thomas, of Oxford-street, Middlesex, glass-manufacturer. Tristram Bamfylde Freeman, of the Strand, Westminster, printseller., -James Pollard, of Northowram, Yorkshire, woolstapler. Christopher Crowther, of Spen, Yorkshire, merchant and maltster. N. Cartwright, of Oakhampton, De-, von, innholder. ` John Goundrey, of Orange-street, Bloomsbury-square, Middlesex, tea-dealer. Thomas Moulden, of Colchester, Essex, shopkeeper. John Tate, of Highgate, Middlesex, carpenter. William Ellis, of Sudbury, Suffolk, wool-factor, Tliomas Bucknall, of Daventry, Northamptonshire, draper. John Lavender, of. Stourbridge, Worcestershire, shoe-maker. James Betts, of Putney, Surrey, innkeeper. Wallwyn Shepheard, of Boswell-court, Carey-street, Middlesex, money, scrivener. George Nash, of Cleveland-street, Middlesex, livery stable-keeper.

SUPERSEDED. John Thompson, of Osmondthorpe, in Yorkshire, fustian-manufacturer. John Bowyer, of Trelleck, Monmouthshire, hop-merchante


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Page Address, of the Grand Lodge to Curious Particulars relating to the His Royal Highness the Prince

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263 of Wales, on his Marriage 219

On A arice

264 Essay on Prudence

The Handsome Man and Ugly A Sermon preached before the

Wife. An Oriental Apologue ib. Grand Lodge of the Fraternity Parliamentary Proceedings. House of Free and Accepted Mason's of of Lords

265 England, according to the old House of Commons

266 Constitutions. By Colin Milne, Poetry; including, Lines written on LL. D. [Concluded.)

225 the Coast of Africa, in the Year The Freemason, No. IV.


1776; by J. F. Stanfield. Elegy Story of Urbain Grandier


on the Death of Brother John Basem; or, The Blacksmith. An

Mills, Comedian, of the Theatre
Oriental Apologue. By William Royal, Hull; by the Same. The
Belce, F. S. A. Translator of

Kiss. On Despair. To Indif-
Herodotus, &c. &c.

240 ference: a Rhapsody. Ode to Thoughts on Sleep

248 an Ass on Brading Down, Isle Atcount and Description of the Cha- of Wight; by T. P.

273 pel of Roslin, &c. [Continued.) 249 Strictures on Public Amusements; Anecdote of Popilius Lena 254 including, Fable and Character Summary of all the Arguments for of Life's Vagaries; Prologue to and against Richard Brothers, Ditto; Tragedy of Edwy and [Concluded.)

255 Elgiva ; Windsor Castle; The On the depopulating Influence of Telegraph, or New Way of 259 knowing Things

279 Anecdote of the late King of Masonic Intelligence Prussia

260 | Monthly Chronicle. Foreign News 285 The Green Ass; a Lucky Thought 261 Home News

ib. Account of a Cask in the Castle of Bankrupts

288 Konigstein, reckoned the largest in the world





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THE following ADDRESS to His Royal Highness the Prince OF

Wales was resolved on by the GRAND Lodge held on Wednesday the 15th Day of April 1795, and presented by the Right Hon. tbe EARL OF MOIRA, A. G. M.





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ON an 'event so important to your own happiness and to the

interests of the British Empire as the late nuptials of Your Royal Highness, we feel ourselves peculiarly bound to testify our joy, and to offer our humble congratulations.

To affect a degree of gratification superior to that professed by others, when all His Majesty's subjects exhibit such heartfelt satis faction at the union which you have formed, would, perhaps, be in us an undue pretension. We cannot, however, but be proudly conscious, Sir, that we possess a title beyond what any other class of men can advance to approach you, upon an occasion like the present, with a tender of our particular duty. When Your Royal Highness deigned so far to honour the Craft'as to accept the trust of presiding over us, the condescension not only authorised but demanded from all and each of us a peculiar sensibility to whatever might concern your welfare: and the ties of Brotherhood with which you invested yourself in becoming one of our number, entitle us to express, without fear of incurring any charge of presumption, the satisfaction we feel at contemplating such an accession to the prospects of the nation, and to those of your own felicity.

That the interests of Your Royal Highness and those of the British people may ever continue as strictly united as we feel them in this most auspicious occurrence, is the warmest wish of those who hold it the highest honour to have your name enrolled in the records of their Institution.

To the obligations which the Brethren already owe to you, Sir, it will be a material addition if you will render acceptable to your Royal Consort the humble homage of our veneration, and of our prayers for every possible blessing upon your union.

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RUDENCE is the art of chusing; and Johnson defines it to be,

Wisdom applied to Practice. A person is prudent, when among several objects he knows how to distinguish that which merits the preference. Now prudence has a twofold ofiice: it instructs the understanding, and regulates the will; it determines us in regard to speculative as well as practical maxims.

By prudence the mind is kept upon its guard against prejudice and precipitation. Guided by this sage Minerva, she gives to those doga mas that are proposed to her, an assent proportioned to their degree

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