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  • Location: London, Middlesex
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  • Years Available: 1727 - 1752
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Covent Garden Journal (Newspaper) - February 15, 1752, London, Middlesex By Sir ALEXANDER DRAWCAN S I Cenfor of GREAT Trice 3 FEBRUARY To be continued every TUESDAY and fly in Shall make no other Apology for now publifhing the fol lowing than to fome of the Wri ters for not publifh ing them For the I recommend it to my not too haftily to conclude that I have fupprefled their becaufe they io not immediately fee them in this Mojl noUe From my Wednef 2 oClock E feventh Article of your Cen i forial Court runs Whereas by the Statute of good the wear ing a Hat in the Boxes at the be fore or behind the is a very great that wearing or talking is likewife under wry fever e Penalties forbid den by You mud that I am a Wo man of fome but unfafhionable enough when I go to the Theatres to at tend to the arid be entertained with was hft Week at DruryLane to fee a Tragedy of and was well difpofed to be greatly pleafed with the Performance but moft unluckily for me 1 wasfeated oppofite to three Perfons Gen tlemen I fuppofe they call themfelves whofe Behaviour was fo confpicuous and that my Eyes were unwillingly drawn from better Objeds upon The Moment the Curtain was taken they were endeavouring to turn every Thing into there was not a Word or Gefhire but was repeated by one of to the great Diveifion of the oiher two and while every Heart but in rhe Audience feemedto be moft fenfibly touched with the and Cir cumlhnces of the they were all the while likemy Lord upon the broad have not particularly mentioned this Kind of Be haviour in thefaid of your I beg to know rf it is not to be underftoodin the general Words Mifcon duft and in your fifth and whether a good Sett of or a white may be pleaded in JExcufe for grinning and gefticulating during the Reprefentatiorr of any werl writtea and well aded me likewife intreat you to tell thefe very fine that Fortune has moft good natured ly enabled em to fit in the they have noRight to interrupt the Entertain ment of fober rational or to bring their and from the Tavern tothe I Dear Kn Yours If thefe Remarks are thought worthy of your hall be upon the Watch for you r and fend you ALEXNDER TH E R E are Certain little Regifters of and on all the public Roads of this King as they rmght be conducive to the as well as inviting to the of his Majeftys I hope you will not think below your No but favour them with your Protec What 1 are the Win dows of the inftead of being prophaned with Bawdry and are certainly meant to be the Receptacles of and divert ing Why northefighing as he is travelling from the dear Object of his vent his Com aad commit them to the Ani madverfion of by the Help of a Diamond without having the Mortification upon his Return to find his Paflion laughed at As travel ling upon chat of great which leads a pretty Sonnetift had wrote upon a Pane of at one of moil principal as follows Give me fzveet NeSar in a That I may be rfylete with B How pretty is this How elegant How it adorned the lucid Pane Till there comes a Brute and writes under it Givs mzfweet NsStar in a And as for kifs mj A1 I give yon this of the wrong Ufe Diamond and Glafs is put to and befeech thatat your next Cenforial you will be pleafed to that the firft two Lines ftuck up as a Standard of true WindoW Writing and that the laft two and all that are of the fame may be committed to the I PETER the Worjhipful Sir ALEXANDER DR A we AN and Cenfor of Gnat the Humble Petition of Deborah of the Parijh of Hanover and Humbly THAT in a Paper wrote by your Honour intitled the COVE NTGAR DEN and publifhed fome your Cenforfhip in your great was plealed to fet forth a that after the 9th Day of February thrn next no Females ihould in their Criucifms Ufe of the Words fad low mean dirty and fo forth Now it docs appear to a Com mktee of Relicts Lnwiully of which I am the Chairwoman that this Prohibition of your Worfhips is arid conrary to Liber ty of the Subject for it is an antient the Tongue of a Female Is her only Weapon of or Of as Millions of his Mayflys good Peaple can tcftify pray coniider our of us from nritu i WAJO ft been taken to fupply the Subfcribers Kith this but any Gai law received on fending their Names either to Dcdd th Uaiverfel RegiilejT eet in ike they will be earefullyfuppncdfcr tbe ;