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resort of the beast called the mertrick, when they are at warres, or at huntthe skins whereof are coftly furrings. ing : fór these feathers onely doe perce

In Roffe, there be great mountaines receiue raine, or water, as others doe, of marble and alabaster.

but remaine alwaies of a durable eftate, In the south of Scotland, specially and vncorruptible. in the countries adiacent to England, In all the moore-land, and maffe. there is a dog of maruellous nature, land of Scotland, doth resort the called the futh-hound; because when - blacke.coske, a fowle of a marueilous as he is certified by wordes of arte, beautie, and matueiloàs bountie : for Spoken by his master, what goods are ; be is more delectable to eate, chan ftolne, whether horfe, sheepe, or neat: capon, and of a greåter quantitie, cled immediatly, he addreffith him suthly with three forts of Aeth, of diuers coto the fent, and followeth with great lours, and diuers taftes, but all dele&impetuofitie, through all kind of ground able to the vse and mouriture of man, and water, by as many ambages as the. In the two rivers of Dee and Done, theeues have vsed, till he attaine_to besides the merueilous plentie of sal. their place of residence : By the be- mon fishes gotten there, there is also a Defit of the which dogge, the goods 'maryeilous kiode of thel-fith, called are recovered. But now of late, he the horse-nuffel, of a great quantitie: is called by a new popular name, the wherein are ingendred innýmerable Slouth-hound: Becaułe, when as the faire, beautifull and delectable pearles, people do biue in south and idleneffes conuenieat for the pleasure of man, and neither by themselues, or by the and profiable for the vse of physicke office of a good herd, or by the and some of ihem fo fare and polish Atrength of a good house, they doe edp thay they bee equall to any mirpreserve their goods from the incur- our of the world. fion of theeues and robbers: then have And generally, by the prouidence they recourse to the digge, før tepa-softAlmightie God, when dearth ration of their south.

and fcarcitie of victuals doe abound In the West, and North-Weft of in the land, then the fishes are most Scotland, there is great repairiúg of a plentifully taken for fupport of the

Erne,, of a maruel- people lous nature, and the people are very von Galloway, the Loch, called curious and so ist to catch him, whum Loch-myrion, although it be, comthereafter they punze, of his wings, mon to all fresh water to freeze in that he ihall nou be able to fie againe. winter, yet the one halle of this Loch although he bę of a fauenous nature, dike to the kind of hauiks, and be of called Loch-nes, and the riuer flowing that fame qualitie, glúttonus zneuct from thence into the sea, doth neuer thelesle, the people doe give him such freeze : But by the contrary, in the

meate, as they thinké conue. coldest daies of winter, the Loch and nient, and such a great quanuitie atna, riuer are both seene, to smoake and <times that he lives contented with reęke, lignifying yotevs, that there is

that portion, for the space of fourteene, a myoe of brimitone vöider it, of a hot
fixteene, or twentie daies, and some of qualitie.
them for the space of a noneth. The

In Carrick, are kype, and, oxen, : people that doe fo feed him, doe vse delicious to eate : but their fatnes is him for this intent: "That they may, of a wonderfull temperature: that al

be furnished with the feathers of his though the fatnes of all other comewings, when hee dóth cant them, for Itable beasts, for the ordinarie vse of she garailing of their arrowes, eithier man, doc congeale with the cold aire :

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.' 910 A Memorial of the most rare and wonderful Things in Scotland. by the contrarie, the fatneffe of these of good grasse, and replenished with beasts is perpetually liquid like oile. neat; yet it mooues by the waues of

The wood and parke of Commer. the water, and is transported fomemauld, is replenished with kyne and times towards one point, and otheroxen ; and those at all times to this whiles toward another. day, have beene wilde, and all of them In Argyle, is a stone found in di. of such a perfect wonderfull white. uers parts, the which laid under traw neffe, that there was never among all or stubble, doth consume them to fire, the huge number there, so much as by the great heat that it collects there. the smallest blacke spor found to be In-Buquhan, at the castle of Slains vpon one of their skinnes, horne, or is a caue, from the top whereof diciooue.

à ftilles water, which within short time In the parke of Halyrud-houfe, are doth congeale to hard stones, white in foxes, and hares, of a wonderful white- colour. In this countrey are no rota neffe, in great number.

tons feene at any time, although the la Coyle, now called Kyle, is a fand be wonderful fertil). rock, of the height of twelue foot, and In Lothien, within two miles of as much of bredth, called the deaf Edinburgh, fouth-ward, is a wel. craig, for although a man should crie spring, called, Saint Katherins well, neuer fo loud, to his fellow, from the which flo vs perpetually with a kind one fide to the other, he is not heard, of

de of blacke fatnefic, aboue the water : although he would make the noise of whereof Diefcorides makes mention. a gunne.

This fatnes is called Bitumen aquis little aboue* the old of the of a fat myne of coale, which is frePights, called Abirnethie, there is a quent in all Lothien, and specially of marueNous rocke, called the rocke- a sort of coale, called vulgarly the and stone, of a reasonabłe bignes, that parret coale : For ae foone as it is laid if a man 'will puh it with the least in the fire, it is fo fat and gummy, motion of his minger, it wil mooue ve- that it renders an exceeding great rie lighdy, but if he shall addrefle his light, dropping, frying, hissing, and whole force, he profites, nothing: making a great noise, with thedding whichi nooues many people to be and dividing it felfe in the fire, and wonderfull nyerty, when they confider of that marueilous "Nature, that as such contrarie ie.

foone as it is said in a quicke fire, imIn Lennox, is a great Loch, called mediately it conceiues a great ftame, Loch-lowmond, being of length 24. which is not common to any other miles, in bredth 'eight miles, contain- fort of coale. This fatnes, is of a ing the number of thiriie Iles. In this marueilous veltae: That as the coale, Loche are obferued three woondere whereof it proceeds, is fudden' to confull things : One is, fishes yeiy de. ceige fore and fame, fo is this oile of lectable to eate, that haue no fynnes a fudden operation, to heale at falt to mooue themselues withall, as other fcabs andi humours, that trouble the fishes doe! The secorid, empestuous outward kiņ of man, where soverit waues and furges of the water, perpe. be, fro the middle vp; as commonly tually raging without windes, and that those of experience haue observed. 'in time of greatest calmes, in the faire All fcabbes in the head, and hands, pleasant time of summer, when the aire are quickly healed by the use of this is quiet. The third is, one of these oile, and it renders a'marueilous sweet Ilés, that is not corroborate nor united smell. to the ground,

but hath beene perpe. * At Abirdene is a well, of marueiltually loose: and although it be fertill ous good qualitie to diffolue the stone,

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to expell fand from the reines and colour, which in the night time do bladder, and good for the collicke, gather great quantitie of the crops of being drunke in the Moneth of Iuly, the grasse, growing vpon the land, and and a few daies of Auguft, little in carry the fame to the sea. Then they feriour in vertue to the renowned wa- assemble in a round, and with a won. ter of the Spaw in Almanis.

drous carioltie, do offer euery one In the North Seas of Scotland are his owne portion to the Sea floud, great clogges of timber found, in the and there attend vporr the flowing of which, are marilously ingendred a the tide, till the grasse be purified from fort of Geese, called Clayk geese, and the fresh rafte and turned to the falt do hang by the beake, til they be of and left any part thereof should perfection ; ofttimes found, and kept escape, they labour to hold it in with in admiration for their care forme of the labour of their nebbes. Theregeneration.

after orderly every fowle eates his At Dumbartan, directly vnder the, portion. And this custome they ob Castle, at the mouth of the river of serue perpetually. They are verie fatter Clyde, as it enters into the sea, there and verie delicious to bee catena are a number of Claik geese, black of

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Account of the Revolution at Delhi, the Capital of the Mogol Empire ; vorita

ten by an English Gentleman, resident there. GI

HOLAM KAHDUR, author told the King, on this, that he had

of the Revolution, was the for nothing to fear : for that he had of Zabda Khan, His father disin- an army fufficiently Atrong to oppose herited him, and drove him from his the evemy; that all the King had to presence, on account of bis vices and do was to march out with his troops his crimes. Shaw Allum, the King give them a fupply of cath, and he of Delhi, took liim under his protec. would lay his head on

the

enemy's tion, treated him as his own fog, and being overcome. The King on this conferred on him the first title in the replied, that he had no money to carkingdom, Amere ut Omraow. He ry on a conteft. Ghokan Khadur lived with the King, and raised a bo_faid, that this objection would foon dy of about 8000 troops of his own be obviated, as he (Gholany Khadur) countrymen, the Moghuls, which he would advance the necessary fupply of commanded, Gholam Khadar was of cash, and that all his Majesty had to a very passionate temper, baughty, do was to head the army - This, cruel, ungrateful, and a great debau- faid he, will animate them, and give chée, as will appear. In the latter them confidence the presence of a end of the year 1788, the King had Monarch is above half the battle." formed fufpicions, and they were The King agreed, in appearance, founded, that fome of the neighbour and requested Gholam Khadur to af ing Rajahs (Princes) would make an femble the army, pay their arrears, attempt to plunder and destroy his and inform them of his intentions. territories. These suspicions were ve: Gholam Khadur retired contented: rified by the approach of a considera- but great was his astonishment, when ble army towards his capital, com- he intercepted, the next day, a wanded by Ismael Beg Khan, and as letter from the King to Scindia, defirfifted by Scindia. Cholam Khadur ing him to make as much hafte as

pallible;

possible, and destroy Gholam Khadur; out one of his eyes. He ordered # for, says he, Khadur wishes me to act fervant of the King's to take out the contrary to my wishes, and oppose you. Other , the man refused, saying, that On the discovery of this piece of treacho he could not possibly think of hurting ery, Gholam Khadur marched out with the person by whom he had been fed his Moghuls, crossed the Jumna, and and cloathed; ob his refusal, Gholami eñcamped on the other side oppo. Khadur ordered the faithful servant's fite the fort of Delhi. He sent to The head to be ftruck off: tie order was King the intercepted letter, and asked ioftantly obeyed. He ordered anohim, if his conduct did not Jeferve ther to perform the horrid operation : to be punished by the loss of his tbat fellow, affrighted by the fate of Throne ?-_ Shortly I shall bestow on his predeceffor, and fear for his life, you the due rewards for your villainy.' did as he was bid. Thus a poor old

The English had about 2000 troops man of seventy! a Monarch whose at Anoupshahur, a town about 70 miles infirmities were the result of old from Delhi, the residence of the King. age, fell beneath he hand of Gholam Khadur naturally expected, Nero! And why? Because the that if he attempted any thing against Englifh Government did not attempt the King, our troops would move to to save him, and maintain their chahis assistance, as we were his allies; racter for humanity by aslifting the and the King, on the hostile appear. helpless and unfortunate. If the troops ance of Gholam Khadur, had written at Anoupíhahur had only put on the to Lord Cornwallis to beg affiftance. appearance of moving to the King's Awed, in a great degree, by these afliltance, it would have saved his eyes, fufpicions, he kept aloof for some time, his perfon from insult, his kingdom, ind had spies in our camp to inform and even the persons of his daughters him if they had any intentions of move and wives from the lust and barbarity, ing to the succour of the King. The of a brute, an ungrateful brute; and {pies informed him, that from the ap- bis horrid gang ! What must be the pearance of things, and from what feelings of a generous mind to hear of they could learn, they believed the fuch acts of cruelty ! troops had not the smallest thoughts Gholam Khadur after this gave up of marching. Gholam Khadur, still the palace to pillage, and went to the doubting their intelligence, began to King's Zamuana (the relidence of his fore powder only at the citadel, from women) and insulted the ladies ; tore across the river, in order to ascertain their jewels from their nofes and ears, with certainty wherher the English and off their arms and legs. As he would affist the King. After a few days bad lived with the King, he was well foring, he perceived that the troops had acquainted with the different places teally no thoughts of moving, as Lord where the King's treasures were Cornwallis, with his usual good sense hid:

up the door of and humanity, had informed the King, the King's owo bed-room, and and the Nawab Vazeer (the latter found there two chegts, containing in having likewise requested help for the specie 120,000 gold mohors, or Monarch ), that he could not possibly 192,000l. Sterling; this he took, and give affiftance. Khadur, thas rid of his vast funis more. To get at the hidden' fears, began to beliege the fort in jewels of the women, he practifed one earnest, and carried it in a few days. of the deepest schemes of villainy that.. He entered the palace in arms, flew to ever was thought of. He ordered, the King's chamber, insulted the old the third day after these horrid crueld man in the most barbarous manner, ties, that all the King's ladies and knocked him down, kneeled down daughters should come and

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those free who could please him by be taken if he continued in the forts
their appearance and dress. "The io he rook the advantag fa dark nigits
nocen', unthinking women, brought stuff d' his faridle with a large it ck
out their jewels, and adorned them- of precious stones, took a few.tila
selves in theit rich-ft-a'tir's to please lowers, and filed rom the fort row.irds
this favage. "Gholam Khadur order. : Persia Unlu kily for him, he ell
ed them to'be coiveyed into a hall,“ off his horses the second night after
where he had prepare 1 com vion dreté his A ght; by this means a paity &
ses for them; these dresses he ma-'e horse, which had bzen'lent in pursuit
the women put on, by the allistance of him, came up with him, and tok
of Eunuchs, and took pffeflion of him prisoner: Vis hoife and th pre-
their rich dresses and jewe's, and sent cioas faddl havr. noi ben heard.fe.
them home to the palce, to lament. Gham Khadur svas brught to Seina?
their loss, and curse his treachery.- dia, whey, after xposing him for 1 me
Gholam Khadur did not even stop time in irons, and one time in a
here, but insulted the Princes, by cage.. ju ithdd him in the manner, he i
making them dance and fing, and for deferved.4 bis ears, his nose, his ha ds
their complance rewarded them wiih" and his f.et wire cut off and his eyes
a fer strokes with his flipper. The taken out, and he was howe ji to *x
Muffulmen hold dancing and singing pire ina chato ttaremváry pr»per red
in a high degree of contempos much ward for his cru lry ansi vill.iúy!
more so thản the ancient Romans : l'he King has now nothing Itut a
they consider a dancer or finger as the name: scistid, uider prétenc of
dregs of fociety Then what must guarding, has taken his kingdom from
have be ri the feelings of th-fe him, and ahows him 250 rupers, or
Princes ! what must they have suffered, 25l. per day, and 200 fervants.
to feel emselves insulted and male. This is he dwindled! I arrived at
treated by a min-whofe life their fa- Delhi ab-ut a münih after thi. ira, ic
ther had fave? Is it posible that shu- fcene! Tragic it is of he first

magniman beings can be fo wicked? The tude. The night the Gre-ks fat Tipy most beautiful of the King's daught in flames could not have been m :re ters, Moharuck ul Mouik, was 'vrought dreadfutto-buhald ;o-ot even the to this tyrani to grati'y his lùit. Like scenes of hottsır, and b! sodihet och a fecond Sextus he wished to footh ensued when Rime was given up to her into a compliance to his wilk: it th cuelty of Sylla, and his gang! failed _hé refiitel, ánå swire the While I have been here I bave made would relift' to the fait drop of her it my principal object to get every in. blood. He a' tempted to practise formation could, and such as was tibe force; "The; pushed to despair, lik» a relied on, and received the above acLucretia, drew out a bidilen kniie, count from men who were spectators and stabbed herself. Here I was vir- of most of the aels, and wer obliged tue in the fuperlarive dtgrecmore to stand niuter. The N wab of Luke than man in the shape of a woman !” now's Ambasf or, Lo ufalli Khan, Oh, that she hail first plunged it. in has be-nmy chief frutce: he is a very the bofum of the brute !

intelligent man, an Abyflinian by Scindia foon after this came toʻthe birth, and was a eye-witness to molt afhstance of the King, rith.s to make of the tranfctions, although he had him vis prey.---Ghulam Khadur Hed, orders not to interfere, because the and took refuge in th- fort of Agra, E glith Government would not. Surea large city abéu: 150 miles from ts it coult not have coft Lord CornDelhi.Scindia's troops beli ged him w His much to h’ve given im fome there. Perceiving at last tijat he muit help. If the troops had only put on Rr VOL. XIV. No. 82.

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