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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - February 25, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant. 'sis *W v. 3 - " : fii ; Wednefday, February 15", 17x9-30. Tefierdaj arrived tbe Mail due from France. Paris, Feb. 28. N. S. f g "^HE Archbifliop of Paris has nomi-naced the Abbot Robiner, one of 4 the Archbifhop of Rouen's Great " Vicar.*, to be his Official and one of the Great Vicars of this Diocefe, in the room of the Abbot Couet, who has refigned his Office of Great Vicar. The Courier Bannieres, returning from Marli to Verfailles on Monday lift, fell from his Horfe , by which Accident he diflocated His Shoulder, and broke Jiis Arm. The Duke de Bouillon, who was very ill of a Fever and Gout laft Week, is now a little better. The Marquis de Rothelin's Wound growing worfe and worle, he was obliged, after a fecond Confultation of the Surgeons, to iubmit to an Amputation in the Thigh the 23d Inftant. He bore it with an admirable Patience; but his Life is neverthelefs judg'd to be-in Danger. When Prince Golofkin, Ambaflador of RuiTu at this Court, has notified the Death of the Czar, his Majefty will go into Mourning for three Weeks. The Tragedy of Callijlbenes, which did riot meet with the Applaufe that was expected the firft Time it was adted, begins now to be generally applauded. The Cardinal de Fleury, the Keeper of the Seals, and M. Dangervilliers (pent the Shrove-Tide at the Pre fid ent de Maifons,at Maifons, Madame de Foucheran's Caufe is coming on at tbe Tournelle, to which Tribunal (he appealed from the Sentence of the Chatelet, whereby file was to make Amende honorable, and to be baniflied, for pretending to impofe a Child in Prejudice of her Husband's Heir at Law. On the aift Inftant, there was a great Bail at the Hotel de Conde, where Mefde-moifelles de Beaujolois and de Chartres fupped, and were afterwards diverted with a Puppet-Show. The Dutchefs-Dowager of Bourbon is entirely recovered. The Abbot de Bezons has been very much indifpofed for fome Days paft. M. de Legal, Son to a Merchant of St. Malo, was lately kitied by a Perfon with whom he bad had fome Difpute. The Pope has fent a Letter to the Archbifliop of Paris, wherein his Holinefs ex-prefles his Satisfaction with that Prelate's Conduit hitherto, in engaging tbe Anti-Conftitutionifts to retract their Appeals. ' Several young Surgeons are lately arrived here, being fent at the Expence of the King of Poland, to make themfelves Matters of their Art. x M. Thevenard is going to quit the Opera, and marry. Oar laft Letters from Seville advife, that the Court was (till at CafteJblanco, where they continued to take the Diver/ion of Hunting, and made a great Slaughter among the Wild Beafts of all forts. They bad received Advice frpm-Cadiz, that upon tbe 6th Inftant, the Commodore Don Francifco Cornejo came into tba: Port, with a Squadron of 5 Men of War and ^ Fre-gates, newly built in the King's Yards in the Province of Bifcay. \ .. . Hague, Feb. z8. N. S. M. Vander Burg, the Muscovite Agent, has notified to the States General the Death of tbe Czar, and the Acceifion of the Durcbefs of Coarland to the Imperial Crown of Ruffia, declaring he was ordered by the Regents to affure the States, that this will caufe no Alteration in the Friendfhip and good Correfpondence which has fo long iubfifted between Mufcovy and this State j and that as foon as the Em-prefs (hall come to Mofcow and take the Government upon her, tbe fame will be notified to them by a Letter in Form. Tbe States of the Province of Holland adjourned their Aflembly laft Saturday to the 15th oT next Month, having firft given their Confent to the State of the Warv and refolved to continue the fame Taxes as the laft Year, and to raife a Sum by Way of Loan to defiay the extraordinary Expences of this Year. Dif- Deal, Feb- 23. All the Outward-bound failed this Morning Weftward, except the two Eaft-India Ships. Laft Night arrived the--, Abbot, from Malaga. Yefterday put back from Margate Road the John and James^ Capt. Burt, who failed thro* from Lisbon the 21 ft. Wind N. W. by N. LONDON. The following little Poerri is juft received from Ireland. The Public need nor have any Hinr as to the Author ; the peculiar Marks of his Genius appearing very evidently in it. A Funeral Apotheosis on the TRIBUNES, �which departed this Life from Time to Time, as they were publiih'd. -- Injrentem luBum ne quAje tuorum t Oftendunt terris kmc tantum fata, neq\ ultra Ejfe finent-- Virg. En. 6. TO what a dull and difmal Pals Ah-kle's Labours come! Alasl How very little is the diftance Between their Ruir> and Exiftence.' They hardly enter into Light, When they return again to Night, And their Memorial even then Is loft amongft the Sons of Men ! The Cafe is hard, but cant't be help'd : So Mungrel-Puppies newly whelp'd, To (top the growth of Curs, arehurl'd Blind, as they came, out of the World. That fpungy Brain, in w*hich there (wims A maze of dark Pragmatic Whims, Which jump to Figures at a venture, Like Atoms, juft led to a Centre; That Brain, which bred a greater Store Of Monfters than JEgyptus bore, Yet ftill furvives the due D'ftruftions Of all its maaifoH Productions His Satyres, Madrigals and Journal, Have been j'eraolifti'd in their rum all $ Some by the Grocers and the Coth% Treated like pauitry idle Books; By Smokers fome, and fome by Sh-rs, Thofe Enemies to Modem Writers ; Foul Mifcreants ! a Project Icarce is Out of his Head, but's at your A-Si So when the Bum her Portal opes, If prradvenrure Wind elopes, As down that fails, this upward goes, And prefently infults the Nofe; Tho' this indeed is not fo fav'ry; However that may fmell of Knavery. Old Nefior's Cafe (who liv'd fo long, As we are told in homer's Song, He fumm'd his Years upon his * Knuckles) Was not fo wretched as A-b-kle's ; He, when Antilochus appear'd, W/th wrinkled Brow, and bufliy Beard, Much wept, and much complain'd of Fate, That gave his Life fo long a Date' How much more wou'd he weep, to fee The Death of all his Progeny ! Alas J how wou'J the good-Man mourn For tv'ty Beard to count an Urn I The Tribunes, that in PowW's Shop, With Latin Lemma at the Top, Premis'd the Author's depth of Learning To gentle Readers of rfifcerning, Like all the Writings heretofore Of poor A-b-kit, are no more 1 I f3y no (boner were they written And printed, but--they were be(h--n t That very Day, that gave them Breath, Gave them for ever up to Death. Wet from the Printing Preis, in Sheets They flew, like Hail, about the Streets ; But by the time that they were dry'd, # \ Were filenr, difappear'd, and dy'd. ' i Thus high above their native Sphere, Fifties are faid to mount in Air't But when their Fins are dry'd, again ,'Jt' Defcend into their native Main : Yet with this difference, we think, They, as they lift, will rife or fink ; As Thetis wets, or vh&btts dries, , The Tribunes fink-bur never rife, yam dextra computat annos. juv. At the Court at Sr. James's the �l& Day of February, 1729. PRESENT, The King's molt Excellent Majefty in Council'. WHereas the Lords of the Committee of Council did this Day prefenr to his Majefty at this Board, Draughts of Inftru&iom for ali his Majefty's Governors in America, ftri�Hy ' enjoyning them for the future, not to feiie or app.opriate t� their own TJfe, any Part or Share of the Produce of Whiles that (half be carcht on the Coafts of their refp?8:ive Governments, either upon rh? Pretence of their being Royal Fifht or any other wharfoever, nor to- g�ve amy than*' ner r>f Difcenrrigerrient ro rhe Fifhery-df his Majefty *s Subjects, but oh the contrary W encourage the faaur to the urmoft of their Power r His Majefty in �oUiciI was pleafed to approve thereof, and ro Ord;r; as ir is hereby Ordered, that his Grace the Duke of Newcaftle, one of his Ma� jefty's Principal ,Secret.irie dfliip has ordained (ince his Advancement to the afo.efrid Btlhoprick. Yefterday two Soldiers of 'he jd Regiment of Foot Guaids were whipt by the Drums in Hyde-Park, and received 300 Laftes each ; one of them was d�umraed out ot theAegiment : The other is ro be whipt agam the< next Guard Day, and drum'd out alfo. On Monday Night laft Col. ArniSron has been to view the Harbour of Duoki' red in ToWn from thence.
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