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Publication: London Pues Occurrences September 15, 1747

London Pues Occurrences (Newspaper) - September 15, 1847, London, Middlesex fa. XL'I. UE Occurrences. From TV ES DAT September the 15th, to S A TV RD AT September the 19th, 1747. 1 ffoi'x L:t:�r (nm 1 *Ftlic\. * E. o/Ch f-d. SIR, JA, foTfwhst furprized rh.n your Excelen-cy fhonld imigine th it the Resions, which induced the Parliament of Pan'i to inref-pni; to vigctrntrfly with regard to the News trsnlft'itted from thence Into thefe Provin-rtj.hivf tu-pni our Notice, or rou fhould tike if � I rip'd rrvfrlf is I did lift Night uron 'hit 5. i, V Yi-u *eir tfirn p'ealrd to VVjfh, that I : " n-y Thoughts Jt large upon this i; to- y^-.-ji.f-. you fld, iMt the RovjI Atif.y, lince the i!> ot'Mdf hlh has loft ir-47 .M:n, ci ulivc of Ddcitcr*. of wfri h there r-'efoiriny, thjr the Au'.'rhnsare nctu.-l v tvim � ir-e thfT into Ini pendirit C.'rnp'nir*? Ye^t ttus Fiit it Trsn e, th�t i^i th-.t his Mainly never pat-ftd the S.K.:,cJ. bur w^j'jft is l.tc in lijs Fort ai if co;;!.; r, iv? been it VrrUiiles ? Yet ib it ais Sir, �rsd his >.'.ij^.v viis toH by the jren Mirih*i Sixe kilt:; It. ;h�: he wjs i c I 'ne. Wis M jrfty'i Cou;4ge is not inf^nticn : AH ue (pe�x of, is, uhete he was. Da you reiiy i�ncy there is i M�n at Faris mid enough, I won't f;y :o tell the Wood, but to whiip r his Wife, tfut notwithlhnding the kind, the tender, the CKariuble Orders that his mpit Chiijliin M jefiy wis heard to give, with regard to the ttahippy br*ve Men, that, after being a'd-Birtsifjr their Vilour a/sd Intrepidity, were, by the Fortune of Wir, lett Wounded in the Field o| Bitt.e, his Soldk-rs fhould knock out the Brains of the Engiji'h *ith the but-onds of their Mufquets, with iiKh gmcrous Expreffions as thefe in ih�Q��e�l Soldiers, that Uoirr �oMom. died with their Bodies to �*oi.en tiutt^y wtre re.dy to bur^ Rjents. Who would have valued bimfelf on devifing the Anfwer that wis fiven on the Spot to tbri: CompUirKs, by Men whofe He�ds are io fertile in txpedienta, thit ts they dared my thing, fo there is nothing they can't excufe when done ? they laid thit the ume thing had b;en practiced by the A* lies it the Battle of Dettingen. But who cm believ* this > Who can imagine if there hid been any fuch thing pn&iced we fhould not hive hn> and Men were detained, contrary to the L.ws ot Nitions andof Arms, withregiri to the Ctrr ages at Icifh Thele things are new and ex'nvipm', Icirce evei hetrd ot'.roong Siva.-je- and Baibatiin^J but not to be ixpcif'd. nay indeed, i\itce 'O be beiievcd, when reported of the French, who piqje therclclvej Ib much on behivins with Honour in all things, but more clpeci Uv in War, which, you know, Sir, his its Lawt tt well as Pe^ce : Liws invented, pr�ctiVd and lu'ntnitted toby the bnvelf and mofl civrizM Nations; and, whj.h iiflil) more, the not pr*dKing of which hts been .o^lbntly tegirded as the moft inUmous note of Haiharsy. Bur to wave Rcfl.-clions, and to proceed in my Catalogue or Ric;ts. In whit Gaztrte d-> f*u thjnki we dould evfn hive rejd, that Engliih 0.Beers, n-.aJe i'iiione.s of W^r, when wounded, vere retufed NecefT.ii.-s f.T thi ir Money, and the Atlr.fan e of Sugcon', ? bo tn it Wounds, in themfelves not mot-til, n r d ,! glaring in t: e:r N*ture,are yetcapt.le of being proveu ia manner rod au thentick, hy Letters under the Hands of 'hofe Gentle tifn, fetting fonh their C Subject, and proved tfut the idirt of the Pmliimenr of Paris it, in regard to fo eipn Countries alco^eth'r fu-petHuous and uiV.'ets, though as the t.dict it:e!f well obi�rvj, it rcty Hop the fitil Effect ot an itnpff'per Knowledge in rhe Garic I rovin es. Hat miierjble lure mufl the Conduct of that Mi-ni irv t�e,s*hich mu:l haverecourfe to Banilh.nent and the Galiies toii.de tii'ir Conduct I; � n the lyes ot their Fe.iow Sitijcts, and who owe their ownS'/ety to nothing but the Ignorance of ince anu People. / im, Sir, Witb inbmijp.tm tniRcjt'H, &c. Or.hn htin^ fiut (cr reaving hrf-fiitu'* f I I U B U A G H, it mrffw-?r the Bilhop:ki of Liege .:t itv of Ju- klS. Its Fxtent Sorh snd North is shout Mi'es, an-i We:1 ard Fap ab-ut :5. It h,j "-.erf': e'e D tVes of its o*rn, ha* fp"n t'e l>: -M 'A .'.-.-re ill. **h--re o'hr- call t'. t;. \ ...:-h S'>Id it to John D-.tc* of i: nr. � ' > r fr.,-i :\ 3 R.;fiht t.i ir, as cie-te.'-..!fo,,  r -t ,ieiit.-r of H-*rry Dulce of L' :.b-_..*h, ".irinl to n*i to GOwfrcv D.ikf of B 111; .1 the \li ,:. 5. I he H'-'-.r, vshi.h Wttereth Lirahurgh, and run- u.csj ihe Mjc- nbu-6b, i'. pletfantly feated en a feepR^clc, which overlooks all the County rouni a bo-.!' : At the B ittotn thereof r^ns the River Weler mofl round it, among leveral ihidy Woods.. It ii but .t fmill City, tor it chkfl/conli Is of one broad (hut Street : Neither is it conlid r.blf (or its Be-iuty, th- Buildings tor the rr.oil p'.rt bring of Wood. B.u i- is of no lm-li C nicr,uer.ce for its S'r-ngthi for ic is encoirpjllcc! with a fi'ong Wall and the Trensh, and the Accefs to it, v*hi>.h is on the North Side ov*r the River, is extremely difficult, ly;ngal! along upon the Ei'ge of the Rock: From one Side there to the other, the Gate ot the Town (over w huh are the Governor's Lodgings) ipreads itfelf, and quite locks up and comminds the whole P fTce. Here wis betore a very (hong Cattle. The Dutch took this City in i6y- \ but the Spaniards recovei'd it again. In 1 , or hu iniwini, is a ftrone, Town in Li ub^rg, on the Rtve't' Ceui, and Sub;.Ci to th-s Ducch, tho' laid to belong to the {i.ffaop oi Lief e. ;

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Publication: London Pues Occurrences

Location: London, Middlesex

Issue Date: September 15, 1747

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