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Location: London, Middlesex

Pages Available: 1,663

Years Available: 1730 - 1733

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Grub-Street Journal (Newspaper) - July 9, 1730, London, Middlesex fto fome enchanted Caftk is convey* Where gates impregnable and coercive charms In durance vile detain him. Phiiips's Splendid Shilling. To Mr. Bavius, Secretary to'the Grubcan Society. _ Worthy Sir. '- WAS not a little furprized with a paragraph I lately met yritb jo one of the Daily Papers, that" Mr, Woolston, thegreateft advocate for the truth cf the Chriftian Religion, as He fuqiJelf afiures us in his laft j&jftnce, mo^jgflfeet with no kinder treat-Jpi&^drH thr WVernrnent^nSra a clofer confinement in  '^:;l^^vJ^^^^^S^fr.ixce\ietit Difcoitrjh on the. $kncUs ft^fc^j^tmm^, no doubt, to the prejudice,"or^ in^^7-c>;\i^^egiflarure ; nor able to dif-cb*|i(!^�:a^^ Writer, or the favic^m&fcrieatiy done to "the {Jhrifti'an fcheme, by his learne.'dTs, and contemplation) hisafpect fulJen, moroft, andduing; ha ving a mixtura in his looks of feriou/htfs and limplicif walking now with all the gravity of a philofopbut aj putting on tha next moment the airs of an antick anc a buffoon j reafoning, fwearinf, arguing, droliing, all in the fame breath. I could juft hear'him muttering to him-fclf the names of Collins, TrilDAL, and Jesus Christ; which laft he ntvar mentioned, but with a feeming contempt, or abhorrence. In fhorfj tome he fcem'd to wear the (hap?, and have all the actions of a real creature, with fomething very dark and httngingin his countenance; which made me very cautious, for fear of an infection, of approaching naarer to him. 1 mifs'd nothing of the man, but his new fuit, in which his friend* at the CofTee.houfe had lately defcrib'd him. And having fbmo fufpicion, that this might be a different perfon of the fame name, Idelired the Keeper to inform me, for what crimes that Gentleman fuf-fefd imprifonment 1 Crimes, {aid he, with fome paffior.! in my opinion, for none at ali. The Bifhops aod Clergy are the poor man's inveterata enemies, for printing a little profanenefs and blafphemy, and endeavouring to maintain himfelf in an honellway. What he has written hults neither Bifhops^ Lor ies5 this curftdBce, 1iow it has wounded me, you fee. .^�H^v big the fwelling! yet the fting J Was Luc i little tiny thing. Qi-oth Venus, Precious Son of miney Juft fuch a ti:,y thing is thine; , And yet how muck 'twill make'em fweir, Ajr-.-r .'!o:'a fwects, tha Girls can te'l, C s mbrulgit June 14, 17 5 0. B"a7i JSi LONDON. �.P. The Evening PaJ}. S.J 2. Sl.Jamts'sEv.Poflx W. 'E. irhnehallEvin. Pojl, L E. C. Cofirmt. P. Vcft-Bcy. D.P. Dailf 7Ajt. D-J. D*ily Jturnai. Important Article* omittea in our laft. One Gunnel, a Butcher, fcii from bis horfa at Pim- licoe, and fractured his skull. S.J.E. W. E 2-5.--� Wtdn. latl, Mr. Waller or Lewes iu SufTex, was taken ill at dinner with Mr. Lobden, ecc, and dfed in 3 hours, C. z6- &.c--The Perfoii'^ name was Walter.--. A Child 3 or 4 years eld, miffing from the Parents, found dead in Towei-ditcii. boat A mafrer of a Mackrel boat fell overboard, and was fqueesed almoft ;q death st Biliingigate. F. a'.---A boy off a C-?rr, the whsel ei which want over hir.i; and he died in- ftintly. liid. -~- A hoy of 14 drowned in tha Thames. loid.->Oae Vincent, Apprentice to aTil* let-Paiatcr, drowned in a pond in White-conduit-fie \g, S.J.E. W� E..-'Mr. Jofhua Get's Wife died at Hi/.ip- ftcid. W. -- One Coventry committed to New* gate for flsaling 1 ulk handkerchiefs. ?. 29. -, & Dyer's Prentice dipt into a ballaSi hole, and was drovrn^ ed. C. 30. An elderly Woman found drowned iri the New River. D.J.---� A Jot ;-.--y-man fnoe-rnaker dropt down dead in Gray:s-ida--knt P.July 1. Thursday, July a. Yefterds? mora. 4 Street-robbers, xobbsd & Gsntleztitti, in his coach near Turnftiie, Holborn, of his watch $n& lings to a coniiderabis value. P. Laft fat.dkd at Mouftt Lee, atBgharh id 5e"rr�y/Frg'a- ;