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Lloyd's Evening Post (Newspaper) - January 11, 1764, London, Middlesex VENING POST. Vol. XIV.] From WEDNESDAY, January m, to FRIDAY, January 13, 1764. [Numb. 1015, THURSDAY, Jaxtjary 12. IRELAND. Dublin, January 3. 'IS Excellency the Lord Lieutenant having been pleaf-ed to give the fum of iool. for the encouragement of Compofition in Trinity-College, Dublin, the Pro-voft and fenior Fellows have refolved to diftribute the faid fum into four premiums, for the four bell exercifes in Latin or Eriglifh, either in profe or verfe, (in propor-.tion to their refpeftive merits). The fubjeft propofed is, The Conquifl ef Canada. CO UNTRY NEWS.  Sherhorne,Jan. 9. Laft Friday a man and a horfe were warned off the caufeway near Lode Bridge, by the violence of the water, and both drowned.-The waters have not been fa high in the memory of man. ~~ L b~N ~D O ~N! Yefterday Don Mello y Cailro, Envoy Extraordinary from the King of Portugal, was introduced to his Majefty, and gracioufly received. His Majefty has been pleafed to confer the title and dignity of a Baronet on William Horton, Efq; of Chaderton, in the county palatine of Lancafter, and his heirs. The King has been pleafed to appoint John � Holdcn, Efq; Surgeon to the Royal Hofpital of Greenwich. The Lord Chancellor has appointed John Maidman, Efq; one of the Corhmiffioners of Bankrupts, in the room eft" Carlton Hayward, Efq; deceafed. ' _'\".( The St. Stephen, Holman, and another (kip from Onega for London, are loft near Drontheim in Norway ; the Captain and-all the crew, except two of the St. Stephen,tpe-rifhed. The Garrel, R'ymer, of Liverpool, from Jamaica for London, is put into Bermudas. We hear that the Nancy, a fchooner of 25 tons, from Cork, bound to Havre-de-Grace, with raw hides, was the 23d ult. caft away on Abbotfbury Reach, and only the Captain and on* of the crew frved. Orders are given for building two men of war at Woolwich, one of qo guns, and the other of 74.; the former to be called the Queen-, and the other the Canada. They write from Ipfwich, that on Thnrf-was launched there a fine new fhip J&^o tons, for the Jamaica trade : ihe wa named the Fife, and is efteemed the compleat eft ever built in that port. Col. Martin, lately arrived from North-America, has made a prefer.t cf two young Cherokees, a boy and a girl-, to her Royal Highnefs the Princefs Dowager of Wales. Yefterday the new-elefted Common-Coim- and 30th ult. they had a moft. violent ftorm, attended with rain, thunder, and fome fhocks of an Earthquake; which did confiderable damage fo the roofs of the houfes, &c. and overflowed all the flat country, which will quite ruin the grain in the ground. ' We hear that one of the leaders of the butter engroffing faftion, by the water-fide, has now no lefs than 10,000 firkins of Welch butter in his {lores. The retailers of coals, within thefe three days, have raifed the price to 15c!. a bufhel, which greatly diftrefles the poor, efpecially as ail eatables are exceflive dear. Tuefday evening a young Lady, who when at age will have a fortune of upwards of 2b,oool. eloped with a Clergyman. She went from her guardian about four o'clock, in order to go to the play; but 'tis thought they went away direftly for Scotland; her guardian receiving a letter from her the next morning with thefe words, ' Love has the ' wings of a dove, and I (hall be got:too far to ' be-overtaken/ It is faid, they took frefh horfes at Barnet at fix o'clock for St. Alban's. Sittings appointed in London and Middiefex, before the Right Hon. William Lord Mansfield, Lord Chief Jurtice. of his- Majefty's Court of King's Bench at Weflminfter, in and after Hilary Term 1764 Middiefex. Saturday, Jan. Friday, Feb. After Term. Tuefday, - Feb. 14 28. 3-10. London. Tuefday, Jan. 31, Saturday, Feb. 4 Saturday,. 11 Afctr, Term i Wednefday, Feb. it; Yefterday morning James Norrisi, ..& tfoung; Painter, whdfe apprenticefhip expired but on" Thurfday fe'nriigrjjj ielhfrdm aIcafFold three ftories high,.Lat\a. new-built houfe in Oxford-ro'aa? and was killed on the fpot. ' Oii TuV/Say James Fife was committed id the New Gaol in Southwark by Thomas Dawfon, Efq; for Healing a horfe, the pro perty of-- Ellis, Efq; of Camberwell. This makes the fifth horfe-ftealer now in cii ftody in that gaol. Yefterday a woman was committed to Newgate by Sir Robert Ladbroke, at Guildh&ll, being charged with aiding and affifting three men, not yet taken, in robbing a man in Black Boy Alley, a few nights ago, of 36s. 6d. and afterwards beatinc; him in a moll cruel manner. , forrie places, ftrikingly magnificent, in others light and pleafing; and they are often plain, and Ample, nay even ruftic, if the fituation requires it; a true natural.tafte being fupreme Miftfefs. The proportions of the whole ftrike the common obferver with admiration ; and real judges are the more furprized, as they fo feldom fee the like. Every palace, every building, is varied by an imagination which is never exhaufted, fo great is the fund of tafte within. What is moil to be admired, is the ingenuity of this Prince in .taking every advantage of lotal circumftarices.; by this means he has made, what would to many have appeared invincible obftacles, for example, enormous rocks, conducive to the production of new: and ftriking objefts, fuch as are no where to be'found in the large manfions with whicl*. France abounds. "'It-isfcarcely neceffary to obferve,that water comes in for its helping to embellifh and give life to thefe delightful feats; in faft, >it is this which would induce us to imagine ourfelyes. in^ the habitations of the : Fairies. King Stanijlaus not only gives to the : water all the pleafing .forms, which by hydraulics it ifi other places aftumes, but he alfo� gives it all the fondja^pearances which artiils. can-give to ftpne,nietal,and glafe. .-. * Without, the; water affumesthe forpis of-vaftSS, runs, ;and .column^,' ai. pblifhed and tranf^arerit as.chryftal, prtferying all the prop portion's pf the QrdesopJvMftffan.f an. denfeht, which, i^ftahfe^pmrofenkates fe*he apaftrftenr^: rt^fee&e^feg^Qojnefi." � ; ring to Ms Dot nay's |y^inalfi^fl.tdar^e.-' "'�' , "" The m6ft ^j^||iQ|f ^^^isfa thiVefe-* men'tTca'tt be jpv^t^' is^ 'i^f^oj^giit-inK) this* bangue^dr&^oojnjt Wnf-re every, thing mould--be gay. arid lively,' aiict wKere"^many ilrit-'A ing oWe.&.^r^g^iMe^ .if. w would -v with highly-^Jgimty every, fcnie* . "�Tp .^oarage arts, and ornament' the country he governs, is not the only employment of this' beneficent riPidnce ; the mew-ments of h'bpiety"andc^atity/are ftilLmore.; numerous: H� faiherly bounty is extended-to all; and it is not eafy to.conceive how far-his attention and forefighthave carried him, not only in applying remedies-to prefent evils,,, but in guarding before-hari^agXinft the many calamities to which human nature is expofed." M.'Dornay remarks, that this.Prince's riche> proceed from the good ofdef in which he keeps his finances ; this enables him to raife fo many ufeful public work's, wh'ich will-Ten--der him for ever dear to the State he goyerns,\ adorns, and enriches; to the Arts and Seien--ces, which he protefts, improves, and cultivates with fuccefs ; and,, irr- fine, to humane N�urer of which he is the; benefaftor. and. parent. To jndge of this Memoir, by an Extract" tocv-fhort to fet its_ beauties in_a/proper light,>' would not be doing juft^ce-to iss-ment.- ;