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: : .. . No. III. County of Tyrone, 1 WILLIAM MERKLEY, drummer in the Wexford wit. J regiment of militia, came before me, one of his Majesty's justices of the peace for the county of Tyrone, this day, and made oath on the Holy Evangelists, that he remembers the flogging of, priest O'Neil in Youghal, in May, or June 1798, chat he himself was one of those who flogged him; that after receiving (as he thinks) about 300 lashes at different periods, he heard hin Lord Loftus, that he had signed the death warrant of a soldier who had been murdered some time before. Deponent further swears, that there was no wire twisted in the cats with which the priest was flogged, but that they were the same as were always used in the regiment.

Sworn before me at Aughnacloy, his

: April 14, 1804. William x Merkley,

*THO. FORESYTH. .: mark. . ... . . . ..' No. IV. Caunty of Tyrone, ? VALENTINE LOFTUS, private in the Wexford

to wit. S regiment, of militia, came before me, one of his Majesty's justices of the peace for the county of Tyrone, this day, and maketh oath on the Holy Evangelists, that he was present at the flogging of priest O'Neil in Youghal, and that being then a druna mer, was one of thent who flogged him; that he heard priest O'Neil confefs before he was taken down from the triangles, that he had signed the death warrant of a soldier, who had been murdered some time before. Deponent further swears, that the cats with which the priest was flogged, were the same as were always used in the regiment.

- Sworn before me at Aughnacloy, April 14, 1804. Valentine Loftus.


No. V. County of Tyrone, THOMAS CUMMINS, drum-major of the Wexford

to wit. S regiment, sweareth, that he remembers the fogging of priest O'Neil in the town of Youghal, in the latter end of May or beginning of June 1798, that after being tied up, and receiving about 50 lashes, Lord Loftus asked him, whether he would confess any knowledge of the murder of a soldier, as deponent believes, of the Meath regiment of militia ? if he would, the remainder of his punishment should be remitted ; he the priest answered; that it was told to him in confession, and that he could not divulge it; on which the punishment went on. He then said, that if bishop Coppinger was sent for, he could tell it to him ; that the bishop was sent for, but could not be found * ; on which the priest said, that if father John M.Guire, parish priest of Youghal, was lent for he would tell him ; that M‘Guire came, and seemed greatly agitated on seeing the priest tied up, and aiked Lord Loftus if he had any thing against him? that Lord Loftus answered, he had not, and that he merely wanted. him to take O'Neil's confeffion; that M'Guire requested not to be forced to have any communication with him, as he was a bad man, and a scandal

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* He fled from Youghal when the plot was discovered, and has not refided there ever since,



to the profeffion he belonged to; Lord Loftus then asked him (M'Guire) whether it was the duty of his peligion to conceal murder, though revealed to him in confession? he answered, it was not, and that none but a bad man would conceal it; on which he was permitted to retire ; that the punishment commenced again, and in a short time the priest said, that if he was let down he would confess; that deponent then heard him acknowledge, that he had signed the death warrant of the soldier who'was murdered, on which' he was let down. Deponent further fwears, that there was no wire orʻtin in the cats with which the priest was fogged, but that they were the same as are used in the regiment.

Sworn before me at" Aughnacloy, April in 1804.. 2,5 cm Thomas Cummins.


TO THE EDITOR. Sir, IN consequence of your commendation of Mrs. Crespigny's Letter to her Son, I put that publication into the hands of such of my children as were old enough to be benefited by it. While they were perusing it with' much aliention, and, apparently, with considerable advantage, it was reported, and generally believed, ihat at an entertainment given by Mrs. C. at her husband's beautiful villa at Camberwelt, she received' a lady who has long lived, and still continued to live, in open adultery with a married man: Scarcely was this circun tance' known in my family, when I perceived that Mrs. C's publication for its effect on the minds of my ch:ldren. , One morning, my eldest daughter, leeing the book upon the table, asked me, with great timplicity, whether her nama wouki on any account suffer, here ito be vilitud by a woman who had loft her character. I replied (of cour(e) certainly not; for no woman of reputation, who had any relpect for virtue, or, indeed, tur herlelf, would allociate with a female whole charac.. ter had been tarnished. My daughter then inquired whether rank and connection made any differeuce in such a cale. I replied that the rules of virtue were the fame in all situations of life, and could not admit of any exception; that a female of ingh rank who trangréiled thole rules was quite as infamous, as one of meaner Station, and abundantly more mischievous, on account of the greater influence of her example; and that therefore those women who make an exception in favour of luch a female, by adınitting her into their society, prove their regard for virtue to be counterfeit, and in reality fix as deep à ltain upon their own chaľacters as they would do by allo: ciating with the loweit prostitute...

Iexceedingly lament, Sir, that the usefulness of Mrs. C.'s Letters, in my fanily, Ihould be diminiined by her conduct on the above occasion; the work, indeed, is no! in itell, less excellent on that accoựnt, but unless moral preceptors enforce by their example the principles they inculcate, their Jetsons, however judicious and lalutasy, cannot be expected to produce much effet upon beings who are far more disposed to be led by example even when good, and much more so when perņicious, than to listen to ad monition and advice.

I am, Sir,
Your constant reader,





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ACTING, new criterion of judyment deemed worthy of a dedication to God,

on, 199
Addington, Mr. the affertion that he was Bricain, sketch of its political state, in 1792

not in favour with his Majefty refuted, 243--in 1795, 248.

Buffon, some account of, and his writings,
Adveitirements, specimens of some iffued

by tho candidates at the late election for Burdett, Sir F. charged with being a ment-
Middlesex, 441.

ber of the Corresponding Society, &c.
Africans, and other inhabitants of the tor.'. 390.

rid zone inferior to those of temperate “ Burke, Mr. remarks on the verification of
cliinates, and why, 47."

his predictions, 223--1.ord 'Hamilton's
Alps, remarks on their sublime wonders, remarks on his character and talents,

298, .
America, conjectures on its original popu. Buonaparte, his attempts to bribe the newfa
lation, 270.

paper p:opriecors in 1802 expressed, 60.''
Annual Review, serious accusations against mammas, Tuinmary of his proceedings in
. its editor, and strictures on the generali

the Venetian territory, 192.
management of that work, 215,-319. mammam, his answer to the deputies
Annual Reviewers, Atriking inliances of from the Venetian senate, previous to tire
their ignorance, malice, and bad, prin-

subversion of that government, 196.
i ciples, 107-109.

, 'admission of his great military
Apologues, or Fables, remarks on their ori- talents, 249
gin, 472.

-, fome new auecdutes of him,
Articles of the Church, not to be Calvinira 286.
tically interpreted, 180.

, conje&tures on his religious
; those of Lambeth qunted, 357 opinions, 291--his avoued intentions
Remarks on them, 358..

with respect to Holland and Switzerland,
Alia, scanty knowledge of it poffeffed by the 292
ancieits, and leich of the prozrels of

Calvinism, farther remarks on, 353.
different travellers in the earlier ages, Calvinists and Arminia $; remaräs on the

controversy between them, 333--the na-
, new reason why it was first inhabited; ture of their prejudices explained, .335. **

Camelford, Lord, doubts as to bis religious
Afiatics, on an ancient connection between principles, 214.
them and the Celts, 458.

Cape of Good Hope, its importance as a re-
Astrology, project for the revival of that fidence to: fick Europeans, ou ther paio
science, 406.

fage to India, 145.7
Astronomy of the Hindoos proved to be vf , remarks on the policy of making it a
. no rein te antiquity, 270."

fre: po:t, &c. 146-on its importance to
Auzereau, instance of his ferocity and cruel. Britain, 151.
ty at Venice, 194.

, ftitiftic :l sketch of it, 149.
Austin, Si. definition of his doctrine, 181. m c, its advantages to Great Lirit in, 63.
duftria, iis power and resources, 16.

Catherine II. of Kuffia, her advice to Paul I.
Authors, account of several who figured in relative to his conduct towards the French,
the 13th century, 232.

Barras, account of his Tcandalous intrigues Catholics, send a million in 1802 to Buc-

with the Venetian amb ffador, previous naparte, to urge him to rincw the war,
· to the fall of that repu: lic, 192. ... 323-prools of the diilimulat.on of their
Battles, reniarks on those of the ancients, clergy, 325.

22-29-on the most celebrated since the www., specimens of tlieir loyalty and
invention of gun-powder, 26-30.

allegia: cé, 420-436.
Beattie, the late Dr. biographical account Celtæ, remarks on their origin, and on the
of, 383.

partiality of inquirers into it, 45.0. .'
Bodford, tho late Duke of, defence of, Mr. Celtic Language, remarks on its progress
"Bowles's attack upon him, 309-315.

in eastern countries, 450.
Blushing, considered unfathionable, and the Ceylon, acconnt of the natives of that isand,

best means of destroying that propensity, their carts, &c. 122..

Chapels, fashionable account of, and the
vol, one the production of a German, kind of service pės formed in them, 239.
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Chancellor of Ireland, defence of his con. Dutch peasantry at the Cape, their inhu.

duct in the late correspondence with Lord man conduct towards their cattle, 62-
Kingal. 419 436.

the extortion and avarice of their women,
Chaucer, supposed period of bis birth, 228 ibid.

- conjectures rippeeting his age, on the Earth, the process by which it became a
production of his d fferent poems, 229, manufactory for orga: ized beings, 408.

Edinburgh Review, its character, 483.
w , some account of the early editions Education, causes of its neglect in France,
of his works, 239, 340.

281. I
China, suspicious as to the antiquity of its Encyclopædia, proper meaning of that word,
great wall, 164.

and how abuted by book-makers, 487. '
Chivalry, advantages of its inftitutions, 239.' Egypt ans, Warburton's account of their
Christ, the only meritorious case of man's, 132.
salvat 01. 30. ,

me, their opinion of the British fube
Christian Observer, heretical opinions of that. * diery, 253.
work expored, 33.

the aff rtion of Volney, that they
Chr stianity, its low progress at the Cape descended from negroes, re’uted, 274.
of Good Hope, 15.

Elephants, manner of catching in Ceylon, i
Circassia .s, accou. t of their manners, &c.' 123.

Emigrants, the French instances of noble
Claslics, Latin, their literal interpretation traits in their character, 283.
concemned, 369.

Eglish and French manners, keiches of,
Columbo, account of, the manners of its

13. .
inhabitants, 118.

English, their curious condict to the Dutch
Comm ns, tie former, Houses of, remarks on the coquest of tie Cape, 67.

an their infringement on the privileges of Englishmen, reaso..s for their determination
th- coniti ution, 203.

to relift invasion, 293.
Conceit, French, its hardihood, 454.

Engraving, censures on the present mecha.
Confe lion, auricular, remarks on, 234. . nic way of performing that ar', 185..
Co juga! Affe&ion, novel, reason for it in a Errors, in books, linnular method of correct-
man, 405.

ing theni in Germany, 139.
Conjurors, veneration of, and confidence Fables, remaris on their origin, &c. 472.

in teir predictions by the natives of In. Faith, diffre ce between that of a Church
da, 115-117.

oi.England man and a Calvinilt, 174.
Cruelty to animals, reason or, in children, Fame, lameatatio is on her capricioufness,

. 348.
Cosmogony, new syslem of, 404.

Fever, on the resemblance between that dia
Couris of Love, of the 12th century, ac- fease in the Eəft ana West Indies, 387.

count of the fingular inftituti ns, 340. Finance, Mr. Ch Imers's opinions on, reluz
Dancing, the modern method of, a cuntam ted by M'Arthur, 77-80.
mination of vi gin purity, 210.

Fingal, Lo d; remarks on his Correspond
Dante, account of that pot, 340

ence with Lord Redelda'e, 419-430.
Da w n, 1 r. ludicrous animadversion on Fox, Mr. his exclusion from the mioissy .
his theur es, 591-396.

shewn to have been at the strict com-
Daub.; y, Mr. his lefut tion of the fric. | mand of his Majeftv, 301.

tures on him by Overton, 175.. . : Frederic the Great, instance of his want of
Delicacy, remarks on fale and real, 280. humani!y, 474--on his fatirical writing,
Denmark, account of its populat.on, &c. 475. "

French, their national character, as it re-
Dress, pre'eat stat: o', amongst the French, lates warlike opera:ions, 473.

, iudicrous eulogium on their vir.
, d fcription of the indecent mode of,

ques, 171.
among 1 th Fre ch fer: ales, 280. .

, their outrages on the fall of Venice,
Becomendy, and man ers of perso is of fashion, 197.
It iriurisin, 211.

, their incungrous mixture of finery
Du ling, firiking comments on that hor and filth, 279.
rid praciice, 267.

- --, at Acre, firther pr of of their hą,
Durch, t eir ungrateful conduct of the En-

ving b en poiljned by order of buona-
glish after the cong eit of th Cape, 67. parte, 388.
,n he interior uf South ru Africa,

m, Vanity a predominant feature in
Mr. Barrow's account of hm, 143.

their character, and its conli quinces, 95,
and , their delig s in taking poffellion of mocno, modern picture of their state, 283.
the Cape, 145.

I'rench (windler, curious anecdoie of one,
novel in?tance of their barbarity 31.
and infamy, 119.. .

French and English manners, sketches of, 15


Friendship, refications on the lofs of, after a' India Company, the British, their averfion
long duration, 349.

from the population of Christianity, 65.
Gauls, utility of the thickness of their skulls Informers, refutation of the charge, that a
in ancient times, 459..

body of them were kept by the Society for
Geography, a cient, importance of its ftudy the Suppreflion of Vice, 73. ,
amongst yuth, 106.

common, inttances of their uti.
Geometr ci'ns, liew information for, 405. lity, 74.
Germap prolixit, in literature, fingular in.: Ireland, the depraved state of its inhabitants
ftance of, 139.

urged in justifiction of the correspond-
Girmans, remaks on their progress in lite-' ence between Lords Fingal a d Redeidale,
rature fince the retormat on, 1.

316. .
Goiwi, Mr. obfervations on his talents Juries, striking remarks on the defects of

ad attainments, 221_object of his Life trials by them, 159.
of Chaucur, 224. .

ftri&tures on their frequent want of
- , his juít jemarks on abstract consin conmon sense, 208.

derations of political affairs, 337... : Juftificat on by Fa th, proper definition of
Gower. the au: hor of " De Confeffione it, 255, 256-conditions oi juftification,

Amants" his charaar vindicated, 346.': 257-consequences of it, 262.
Grace, in what light confidered by the Cal. Kan", some account of, and the nature of
• vinifts, 494. :

his philofophy, 488
Gravity, novel way of de cribing it, 405. King of Candy, descr.ption of his territory,
Greek anu Latin langua; 's, critica remarks 120.
on their pronunciati n, 183

King of Port:gal, account of the attempt
Gre, k Teftame it, on the princip. I printed on his life in 1750, 475.. .
editions of it, 140.

Lamb th articles quoted, 357.
Gu ea-worm, that disease fippoted to be L nguage, the ancient English, as used by
comunicated by con agion, 388.

Chaucer, wat difficult to be understood,
Grenvile party, description it, by a wr'ter. 341.

i pr ife of the late adm niftration, 94. Latin ard Grek term nations, critical re-
Gun-boats, the French, on the necefiity of marks on the r pronunciation, 183.
exterminating hem, 388.

Law of honour, the modern defined, 206.
Harl is, not to be confecrated by the em Laws, curious, rel. tive to matrimony at the
braces of royalty, 399.

Cape of Go1 Hope, 64.
Hemsterhuis, Tiberius, biographical aca Liberiy, in what case it may be inferior to
couut of, 476.

flavery, 450.
Hindoos, Dr. Robertson's argumento in fa. Lit rature, Aultrian, account of, 16-see also

vour of their claims to literature and Ici Germans.
ence cis uted, 268. .

Literature of France, iis early state, and ori-
on , the alleged antiquity of the astro gin of the Gens de Lettres, 449. /

nimy p:oved t, be g oundless, 270 Living, sketch of the style of, in Engli nd,
Homer, remarks on the origin of his poem during the 13th century, 240.
the Iliad, 265.

Locke, Mr. his observations on the intole.
Hone - bird of India, account of, 129

i rant fp rit of Popery, 329.
Honour, its laws, which govein people of London, remarks on its progressive enlarge-
fashion, defined, 206.

ment, 470.
· Horse, o:ig n of the dileases of that animal, Louis XVIII. his expulsion from Venice de

manded by the Directory in 1796, 190.
Hotteatots, their character, and oppreslive Malay Naves, their character, 05.

conduct of the Dutch towar s them, (2.' Manners and dress, remarks on those of
Japán, furpuiting population of that coun people of fashion, 211. :
try, 167.

Mannucci, the three, of Venice, (celebrated
Jedo, the capital of Japan, its extraordinary printers,) account of, and their works,
en cumference, 167.

Jesuits, causes which led to their banish- Marcion and h's followers, their wilful cor.
mentirom Portugal, 475.

ruption of the New Teitament, 134.
jews, some new and general claims made Marriage, preliminaries to, amongst the
by those people, 407.

. Durch at the Cape of Good Hope, 64.
Iceland, its former eminent success in lite May-diy, iccount of that ancient ceremo.
rature, 18.

nial, 238.
Ichneumon, account of that curious ani Methodism, causes of its incrrafe, 156.
mal, 125.

Methodifts, their manner of arguing on
Indians, sketch of their-minners, penances, fcriptu al topics, 155.
punishments, &c. 117. .

Michaelis's Introduction to the New Testa-


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