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Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 15, 1764, London, Middlesex n N NG T Vol. XIV.] From WEDNESDAY, February 15,* to FRIDAY, February t;, 1764. [Numb, 1030 THURSDAY, February 16. IRELAND, Ccrke, January 31, Child attending-a Funeral at St. Peters Church-yard, picked up an antique piece of money, which had lain buried there, probably, for fome hundreds of years,, and is not mentioned in Mr. Simons's bookof coins: it was frefli as out of the Mi at, not milled, and probably put into the mouth or hand of the dead, to pay St. Peter for opening the gate of Par^dife; a Pagan cuftom, deduced from Charon's Fare. On one fide is repreftnted King David playing *>n the harp, with the Imperial Crown of Ireland over it, and thefe words roufkUt, Flo re at Rex. Oa the reverfe is a Bifhop, with his crofierinhis hand, (landing by a cathedral, and bleffing, the people, with the following infeription round the circumference, Qut-hscat P1.e33. [A medal like this - iis mentioned in Thorefby's Ducatus Lcodi&ijis .\ L O N � 0. N. We hear that fome of the proprietors of Eaft-Iiidia ftock. have called for a General Court on affairs of importance,-'which will be held in a few -days. The Governors of the Magdalen charity-have contracted for ground to-build an hof-pital in St, George's-fields, which is-marked out; and not in the fields near lilington road. On Tucfday pi^htlaft art Hon. Gentleman received an anonymous challenge to meet another GeMtleina^^rHied-withpiftol^ only/., in Hyde-Pa/k, exactly at..eight o'clock t�cj next morning; the-Hor*. Gentleman imagining he knew the hand-writing, attended, and waited tiil eleven o'clock, but no perfon came ; on which he went to the Green Park Coffee houfe, and fhewed the letter to feve-ral Gentlemen there prefent. The Gentleman who was lately committed to Newgate for a Contempt of Court, in pre-fuming to a�l as a Magifirate after he had received his Quietus, has removed himfelf by a Habeas Corpus to the King's-Bench prifon. There were 873 gilders (about 75 1.) collected for the poor in the great church at the Hague, v&fcen die young Prl^.efsof Nafiau Weiiburg was baptized on the 8th iml. A Captain of an African fhip?had lately a young tiger on board, which was fo civilized, and even humanized, that the b'eaft lay every night for many weeks in the Captain's cabin, alcn? with his plav-iellow and particular fa- vourite. William Fulger is committed to Newgate, and confined in the Cells, for knocking down and robbing a Gentlewoman on Ladgate-hill a few nights ago,' and threatening to murder her. This fellow was evidence againft Barrett, O'Hara, and others, who were condemned at a former feffion at the Old Baily. Q'Hara -was executed, and the others reprieved. ; Seals, Caufes, Rehearings, Appeals, Exceptions, Pleas, Demurrers, and Petitions appointed to be heard before the Lord Chancellor at LincolnVInn-Hall, after Hilary Term, viz. .February 20, Firft General Seal. 21ft, Petitions. 2id, Petitions and Caufes. 23d, 24th, 25th, Caufes. 27th, Second General Sea]. 28th, 29th, March ift, 2d, 3d, Caufes. 5 th, Third General Seal. 6th, 7th, Rehearings and Appeals. 8th, 9th, Exceptions. 10'th, Pleas, Demurrers and Exceptions. 12th, Fourth and laft General Seal. 13th� Petitions. For Lloyd's Evening Post. 0 Tempora fcf Mores ! SINCE madneis reigns, and Britain's.fons complain, Since wealth and pow'r intoxicate the brain, Ambition fires, frail mortals chief difgrace, To reft a ft ranger, and a foe to peace 5 Since folly .rules; fince fchemea abortive prove 5 .. m x "Since raclion calls her fojis, flill foes to love; �inc� virtue^ fled ; fince honour's but a name ; "Stnce. fools cenfpire to blaii an honeiHhrn'e ; * Since vice and black corruption irand for law; Since men from thefe do rAeir opinions draw; "Since proftitutes in pomp are feen to rife ; While fenfe, a foundling, b I ailed in her prime, Lies unregarded in the womb of time ; Since manners alter principles with times; Since our Grandees adopt tiieir fathers crimes; Since all confpires our country to diftreis; Faction encourag'd foe to happinefs; Since men in oihee �row imperious, proud; Since Britain for rcdrefs iiill calls aloud ; To eafe the nation, with one voice agree, Tax fools and knaves, of debt 'twill fei us free. A SALE of SILKS, At the QUEEN's HEAD and STAR, in Chandois Street, Covent Garden, Coniifting of For Lloyd's Evening Post. To W. B. Efq\ Member of Parlianunt. S i r, U FFER me to remark what occurs to me .,......? a Negro boy. The Captain being awoke'one morning earlier than ufual, by j T> ROC/fT)F'l) AW^/V ew/.r�j the noifc and playfuincfs of the tiger, called to r fr V i ! - ^ the boy to be quiet; but having no anfwer J . �mp / dy znd M-tt of every Kir.a, from the boy, and the noife fliil continuing, he looked out of his hammock, and perceived the tiger playing at foot-ball with Quamkno's head. The caufe was this: The poor boy had, by fome accident, the preceding evening, cut his neck, which happened to bleed again in the night, of which the tiger tot a tafte, --T- - - -tiii- r�, of it jo for the prcfi-iit Scafon. With a kwee AHbrtmcnt of E-cmkazeer.s, Koriuicl Crapes, &nd Bla^k 8Jk$} extremely thi-a^. when unhappily the delicious flavour ) inflamed his appetite, that he cculd not renil the temptation of makirg a rcpaf. on human blood. WEEKLY BILUfd. 14 i Females 179 Bared I ' uivAt* ned [in aii 349 t J" al� . Incrtdkd in the Burials rlns week zj. Cafastlties*  Drowned, 1. FoLiia aeao, 2. Killed, 1. h"m:tlf. i.- -47 r ^ * relative to the intended fcheme to prevent us making our own bar iron in America. I fay Uj9 as I muft think myfelf americanked by my being reiident there fo many years, and having a pretty large intcreft in it; 1 make this public profeffion of my being fo, that your Goodnefs may make allowance for any bid's that may be difcovered. ?Tis net ea(y, let Philofophers fay what they will, to dived one'* felf of that peculiar regard one has, by nature, for dearjelj ;t .ereforehe does belt, that make* that love moil ufcfulto the Public ; Ron nobis najcimur is a uotto I always revered, and do firmly believe that we are fent here, no: only to ferve ourfelves, but as a fmall wheel in the vaft machine, to afiift the operation of thf? whole. To ferve-one's fe!f in a proper de-ree, is, in effect, ^only hewing an hnihapen og, in order to bring it to fome ufeful pur-pofe, for, without that, little can be done for the fervice of others. Do that, and let the next pnrfuit be to avoid every thing that n\zy hurt Society; and undertake every rational and prudenticherne to advance its good. No doubt, Sir, you will naturally fay, V/hy all this preamble ? I muft anfwer, Becaufc- it is a maxim generally received, that every man-talks to the purpofc of his calling and profeffion'only : A Merchant's prejudice i.*- in favour of trade ; a Clergyman's in th*.r cf his-own importance and intercft, and foon ; and thati3^ai^enrl mean Men of fcltates; arc--tlie opiyy^rnprtjudiced Arbitraft-rs. Br7t-Ha we not daily fee, that everithey-feavc the famlr *bent? All endeavour rc advr.r/ce tlieir own rop^tyj ynd fell the produce of'their eitates, e it of what kind it will, for the greatcft price^.and aiibbuyas cheap as poiTib*e 5 the Merchant, the Tradefman, vhe l-anncr, &C. Jcc. vSrc. do but the i\me. the good of the-v/hole, I fear, have taken ilrange jealousies againil our colonies on the Comment of Amenta, for the fake of an immediate private z:dv?.r.tage to themfelves; and either do not, or will not fee, that it is only immediate for theifcfelve;, and not in future for the whole. Excufe me for afting queftions ; but is it not for the advantage of Englaiid, that the demands from America for our manufactures ihould be �rrat ? Vv'e wi'.i fuppofe the aafwer wYii be, Yes. Why then, is it not for the fame advantage that the Americans ihottld be enabled ta pay for them ? but can any man tell us, how they canpof-fibiy do it, when every means, now in their' power, is to be reftrair.rd i* I fay, now at prefent in their power; for, if the produce of the mines, now fwolleri with riches* is to be only difpofed of in the ore, or only or.e remo\Te fro.ii it, ;itiu that fclely in Great Brif.dn^ they can nether rind vend for it, Ihips to carry to market enough fo pay one hundredth pare of the baHaucc of their accounts for British gcxxls. None that a:e it can [Price Two-pence Haltpenny.J ;