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THE

HARLEIAN MISCELLANY;

OR, A

COLLECTION

OP

SCARCE, CURIOUS, AND ENTERTAINING

PAMPHLETS AND TRACTS,

AS WELL IN MANUSCRIPT AS IN PRINT,

SOUND IN THE LATE

EARL OF OXFORD'S LIBRARY,

INTERSPERSED WITH

HISTORICAL, POLITICAL, AND CRITICAL

NOTES.

VOL. XI.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR ROBERT DUTTON, GRACECHURCH-STREET.

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AN Inquiry into the Causes of our Naval Miscarriages: With some

Thoughts on the Interest of this Nation, as to a Naval War, and of

the only true Way of manoing the Fleet. Dedicated to the Parlia-

ment of Great-Britain. From the second Edition in Quarto, con-

taining thirty-seven pages, printed at London, 1707

5

The Character of a Sneaker. London, printed in the year 1705.

Quarto, containing five pages, and the picture of Janus in the

Title-page

28

Loyalty, attended with great News from

Drake's and Raleigh's Ghosts.

Presenting the true Means whereby Britain may be recovered from

her Maladies, and obtain a lasting, Happiness, Honour, and Re-

In an Ieroick Poem. London, printed for the Author, in

1705. Quarto, containing sisteen pages

32

Providence Displayed: Or, a very surprising Account of one Mr. Alex-

ander Selkirk, Master of a Merchant-man, called The Cinque-Ports;

who, dreading that the Ship would soon after be lost, he desired to

be left on a desolate Island in the South Seas, where he lived Four

years and Four months, without seeing the Face of Man, the Ship

being afterwards cast away as he dreamed. Quarto, containing

40

The Royal Gamesters: Or, the old Cards new shuffled, for a Con-

quering Game. Quarto, containing four pages

46

Reasons humbly offered to both Houses of Parliament, for Passing a

Bill for Preventing Delays and Expences, in Suits in Law and

Equity. London, printed, and are to be sold by John Morphew,

near Stationers Ilall, 1707. Quarto, containing twenty-two pages

A Trip to Dunkirk: Or, a Hue and Cry after the pretended Prince of

Wales. Being a Panegyrick on the Descent. Said to be written by

Dr. Swift. Printed, and sold by the Booksellers of London and

Westminster, 1708

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The Mighty Miracle : Or, the Wonder of Wonders at Windmill-Hill.

Being the Ióvitation of John Lacy, Esq; and the rest of the inspired

Prophets, to all Spectators, to come on Tuesday next, the 25th Day

of this instant May, where, to their exceeding Astonishment, they

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'may (without any Prejudice to their Eye-sight) behold Dr. Emms

arise out of his first grave, and dress himself in his usual Habit to

all their View, and with a loud voice relate Matters of Moment,

preaching a Miraculous Sermon, giving a strange Account of past

and future Events; the like never seen or heard in England before,

exceeding any Wonder or Shew that ever was seen on Windmill-

Hill, at any Holiday-time. Licensed according to order. London :

printed for J. Robinson, in Fleet-street, 1708. Folio, containing

Esquire Lacy's Reasons why Doctor Emms was not raised from the

Dead, on the twenty fifth of May, according to the French Prophets

Prediction. London, printed for J. L. in Barbican, 1708. Folio,

containing one page

64

An Account of the late Scotch Invasion; as it was opened by my Lord

Haversham in the House of Lords, on Friday the twenty-fifth of

February, 1708-9. Printed in the year 1709. Quarto, containing

forty-six pages

66

The Geography and History of Mons. First written in French for the

Service of an Imperial Officer in the Army about Mons, and now

done into English for the Satisfaction of our British Officers. By

John Mack Gregory, L. L.L. Professor of Geography and History.

Printed at Edinburgh, in the Year 1709. Quarto, containing four

pages

88

The Geography and History of Tournay: First written in French, for

the Service of Prince Eugene of Savoy, and sent inclosed in a Letter

to him, when he marched to besiege Tournay, and now done into

English for the Satisfaction of our British Gentlemen and Officers.

By John Mack Gregory, L. L. L. Professor of Geography and His-

tory. To which is prefixed, as an Epistle Dedicatory, the Author's

Letter to Prince Eugene. Printed at Edinburgh, 1709. Quarto,

containing forty-four pages:

114

A Letter to a new Member of the Honourable House of Communs,

touching the Rise of all the Embezzlements and Mismanagements

of the Kingdom's Treasure, from the Beginning of the Revolution

unto this present Parliament. To which is added, an Account of

the National Expences, from November 3, 1640, to November 1659;

and from November 5, 1688, to Michaelmas, 1700. Amsterdam,

Printed in the year 1710. Quarto, containing twenty-eight pages 140

King William's Ghost. From a Half-sheet Folio, printed in 1711 162

A Representation of the present State of Religion, with Regard to the

late excessive Growth of Infidelity, Heresy, and Profaneness :

Drawn up by the Upper House of Convocation, of the Province of

Canterbury, and transmitted to the Lower House for their Approba-

tion. Folio, containing five pages, printed in 1911

16)

A particular Description of the famous Town and Cittadel of Dunkirk,

with all its Fortifications, viz. Rice-bark forts, Harbour, Peere, the

Bason, the Number of the Ships in the Harbour, and Cannon in

each port, as it is now in the Possession of the Queen of Great-

Britain. Printed 1712. Quarto, containing twenty-one pages

· 170

The Bro-si: Ambassadress's Speech to the French King, M. S. 181

Europe a Slave, when the Empire is in Chains : Shewing the deplor-

able State of Germany, from the Invasion of the French, and the

fatal Consequence of it to us and all Europe

- 183

A Satyr on the Earl of Oxford, Lord Bolingbr-k, Mr. Moor, and Mr.

Prior, M.S.

195

Verses spoke to the Lady Henrietta-Cavendish Holles Harley, in the

Library of St John's College, Cambridge, November the 9th Ann.

1719, By Mr, Prior,

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