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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - October 17, 1846, London, Middlesex                                F R 1 DA X,  Octo*�k 17,   1746. DeaU Oftobtr 15. ATLED laft Night his Majeftjfs Ship Fox, on a Cruize, jRc-main his JVbjefly'j Ship Surprize, with the jofeph and Richard,! Will�, for Rotterdam. The Fori is juft aaw rctucneiL Wind S.S.W. L O K DON. Thejr write from Paris, that the laft Orders font to their JWinitter at Breda are abfblutely to demand a Sufpenfion of Arms throughput the whole Seat of War in Europe, before ic enters upon Bufinefs; fov as 'tis prefum'd thofe to the Earl of Sandwich require fome intereiting Points to be firfl fettled by way of Prelude, we mail hear of more Couriers; jwffing to and &o,m their ttfpeSti?e Courts beforeany Advancement is nyuie in the great Work of a General The King of Sardinia's Anfwer, dn being defired to fend, ;�Minifter to Breda, was,�' That he was contributing more; �< to the Defign of their Meetings, than if he fenuhither � the ableft Man in his Kingdom i that, in his Mind, the * only Way ta treat of Peace was at the Head of an Army ; �' but that, as fooh as he had Notice from his Allies of the " leaft Probability of Succefs, he could not be one of the? " lift to come iqtfo any Meafures- which appeared for the *� Good of the Common Caufe.'* All the private Letters agree, that the late Aclion in Jlandmwas the deareft bought ?tifory- (the French term; itfo) ever obtain'd :-- As a Confirmation of whfeh, w& Jiave it from undoubted Authority, that the Night before-'tiic(aid Aftion, Prface Charles of Lorrain, whilft at Sup-^ per, declar'd himfeff to the Oncers, Sec. in the following Manner; Te-momw nut Jlxtll certainly have an Engage-' mutt with the French -, and to our Difad I was faying before, what a fine Profpeft We have hfre of the Country. 4Tis that beautiful Line df Hillsj on the other Side of the Thames, which I can fee out -of^my J>ining-.room Window; quite from Sinters Hill one Way, to Riebmend-Park the pther. Now this Situation. I think, would be no bad one for a Coffee-Houfe; and whoever Uiould be inclin'd to fet up one here, might have this "fine Landfcape drawn, and hung over thejr Poor i and might, ^if they pleafed, caM it, IThe ProfpeS Cojr(i-Houfe, which.would perhaps invite many a civtbos PaffeVi-' ger to call in ; and whoever did fo, and ftepp'd up Stairs,) would immediately fee how very well it deferv'd that fine. Name. I mean, if it were upon the chief Eminence of the HilJ i or indeed any where between the Sign of the Sf.Gcorge en Horfebaci, and that of tftratfes's Pillars. How often have 1 feen Gentlemen walking backward aiid forward, in this very Line ; with an Air of lingular Diffaiisfaclion, and great Impatience^ on theirCountenanee? Thefe, (as one may not unjuftly divirte from their Boots,) are fuch as Wait for fome Frieoti, who has appointed to take Horfe with them at Hyde-Park-Corner; and would,bo all willing Cuftofners to a Coffee-Houfe; if once there was a creditable one open'd there. . There is another fet of People; whom I have feveral Tim** pity'd very much fince I have liv'd here. 1 mean all thole who upon a fudden Shower, especially on Holy-days, appear iffuing in great Numbers, and with much Precipitation from the Gates both of St. fames s and Hyde-Park; with their Hats fopp'd down, and with their Cloaths varioufly foak'd and moitten'4, in Proportion to the Cubes of the Diftaficts, in which the* were caught by -the Shower, from the aforefaid Gates. How wilhfully do thefe poor People loolc.about, for a decent Shelter !* And ft�all there never be a gobd Chrillian Cofftt-Houfe here, to receive them ? " 1 might mention feveral other Advantages of this Place, for any one who fhduldbe inclm'd to fet op a Coff-e-Houfe in it: As the fioenefi of the Air, its Neighbourhood tr� each cf the Parks ; which would be very convenient for all tbofe who lore to read, and walk, by turns And it's Diftance from all other CoflKe-Houfcs ; there not being any one as yet, in a Line above two Mile long.- I mean, from that famous one in Kenfingtpn^ whew^Mr. Addifon wrote feveral of his finell Spectators i quite down to Mr. Smith's, by St. fontes', Cfltfrfcb. Bot furery I have faid enough to convince any .reasonable Lover W ^DVERTlSEMliN?S arc taken in ior this Taper, at Lloyd's C�f rz e Houss, m Lombard-SyecU 8- 1 t   

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