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That makes the arch: the rest that there were put,
Are nothing till that comes to bind and shut.
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evidence that there is, it is a stateN the present unhappy state of our ment which deserves to be preserved

in some memorial beyond the comthere is an awkwardness, which strikes inon prints of the day, as it exhibits most hearers, in continuing some of proofs of real feeling and greatness of the prayers unaltered. The following ivind in one of those distinguished slight change, if sanctioned by the personages, of whose character, we Heads of the Church, would remove have bul few opportuoities of formthe chief part of the objection, and ing an accurate judgment, and from prevent an extension of the Service, whose claims to respect there has which is not only unnecessary, but been some disposition to detract. And in soine respects absurd.

it furnishes a very important lesson Let the present Occasional Prayer

to the world; for is it possible to refor the King, followed by that for flect that, during the many years that the Prince Regent, be read in the the Emperor of France has possessed Morning and Evening Service, instead an unbounded plenitude of power, of the usual prayer beginning

"O not a single instance of consideration Lord our Heavenly Father, high and for the miseries which he has inflicted

mighty,” &c.; and on Sundays, in- upou mankind has appeared; and not ! stead of the First Collect in the Com- to feel indignation against him? We munion Service, beginning,

cannot but think it natural to apmighty God, whose kingdom is ever- prove; we cannot but conspire with lasting," or, “ Almighty and ever- enthusiasm in the spirit of those who lasting God;" omitting the respective hail with exultation the generous dePrayers in the Liturgy till further or- liverer who relieves them from such der. As the Communion Service is oppression, and who, having with a now always read on Sunday moroings, magnanimous and deterinined couthere is no occasion, I conceive, to rage resisied the invasion of his own introduce the Occasional Prayers on country, proceeds to aid the exertions that day in the former part of the of other people. Nor can we look Service, nor on Saints-days.


on the effects of tyranny on every common Litany-days, the two prayers scene of public and domestic life, and may precede the Litany, as they do

not bear a warm and animated testi. at present.

Clericus. mony of such'expression of regard to

the dictates of true glory. Mr. URBAN, May 16. Yours, &c.

A BRITON. SEE in the I papers

that the Einpe. ror Alexander, on entering Lyck, A Copy of a Letter from Sir Thomas HERa town in Prussia, had an interview BERT to Dr. SAMWAYS, and by him with the venerable Governor of the

sent to the Archbishop of Canterbury, town, who addressed his Majesty in

Dr. SANDCROFT; referred to in p. 524, the following terms: " For

1.73, of vol. II. of Athenä Oxonienses, you,

edit. 1692, and in p. 701, l. 39, of the most gracious Lord, cone to us, not

same vol. edit. 1791; found in a Copy to destroy, but to make us happy ;

of that Book, lately in the hands of the not to enthral, but to liberate; not to Lord Viscount PRESTON*. paralize, but to invigorate." Upon

Sir, which the Emperor is related to have

Y [ork] 28 Aug. 1680.

FTER his late Majesty's remove seized the old Clergyman's hand with great emotion, and to have said, “ I come as the most sincere friend to

albeit according to the duty of my your King and Country.”. Now, Sir, * Transcribed from a copy in the Li. if there be any truth in this relation, brary of the Royal Institution, by W. H, as I have little doubt from internal L. R. I.



place, I lay in the next room to the way towards your Majesty, and makbed-chamber, the King then com- ing his usual reverences, the third manded me to bring my pallate into being so submiss, as he fell prostrale his chamber, which I accordingly did, on his face on the ground, and I imthe night before that sorrowful daymediately stept to him to help him up, He ordered what cloaths he would which I was ihen acting, when your wear, intending that day to be as Majesty saw me troubled in my sleep. neat as could be, it being (as he called. The impression was so lively, that I it) his wedding-day; and, having a look'd about, verily thinking it was great work to do (meaning his prepa- no dream. ration to eternity), said, he would be The King said, my dream was restirring much earlier than he used. markable, but he is dead; yet, had For some hours his Majesty slept "tis very likely (albeit I loved him

we conferred together during life, very soundly: for my part I was so full of anguish and grief, that I took well) I should have said something to little rest. The King, some hours

him might have occasioned his sigh. before day, drew his bed-curtain to

Soon after I had told my dream, awaken me, and could by the light Dr. Juxon, then Bishop of London, of wax-lamp perceive me troubled in came to the King, as I relate in that my sleep. The King rose, forthwith ; narrative I sent Sir William Dugdale, and as I was making him ready, Her

wbich I have a transcript of here ; bert (said the King) I would know

nor know whether it rests with his why you were disquieted in your

Grace the Archbishop of Cant. or Sir sleep? I replied, May it please your William, or be disposed of in Sir

? Majesty, I was in a dream. What was

John Cotton's Library neer Westyour dream ? said the King, I would

minster Hall; but wish you had the hear it. May it please your Majesty,

perusal of it before you return into said I, I dreamed, that as you were

the North. And this being not commaking ready, one knocked at the

municated to any but yourself, you bed-chamber door, which your Ma.

may shew it to his Grace, and none jesty took no notice of, nor was I

else, as you promised. willing to acquaint you with it, ap- Sir, your very affectioned friend prehending it might be Colonel and servant, Tho. HERBERT. Hacker. But knocking the second

Sent to me by Dr. RawLINSON, 24 time, your Majesty asked me, if I

Feb. 1729. T. C[ARTE.] heard it not? I said, I did ; but did not use to go without his order. Why


May 9. then go, know who it is, and his bu- IN siness. Whereupon I opened the

tion of Berkshire, by Elias Ashdoor, and perceived that it was the mole, Windsor Herald, anno 1664, Lord Archbp. of Cant. Dr. Laud, in

is the following: his Pontifical Habit, as


CASTLE. Court; I knew him, having seen him often. The Archbp. desired he might South side of the altar, lyes buried the

“ Under the uppermost arch, on the enter, having something to say to

body of King Henry the Sixt, but with the King. I acquainted your Majesty out a monument. with his desire; so you bad me let “ Under the uppermost arch, on the him in. Being in, he made his obey- North side of the altar, lyes the body of sance to your Majesty in the middle King Edward the Fourth.-The said arch of the rooin, doing the like also when is lyned with Touch ; over the body lyes he came near your person ; and, fall- two large stones of Touch ; at the East ing on his knees, your Majesiy gave

end stands an altar of Touch, supported him hand to kiss, and took him by two pillars of the same stone. The aside to the window, where some dis

North side is fenced in with a grate of course pass'd between your Majesty

iron and steele, wrought and pierced in and him, and I kept a becoming dis

church-work by an excellent hand. tance, not hearing any thing that was

“ The body of King Charles the Marsaid, yet could perceive your Majesty

tyr lyes buried in a vault made in the

South side of the quire, neere the first pensive by your looks, and that the

hault pace ascending to the altar, the Archbishop gave a sigh ; who, after

head of his coffin lying over against the a short stay, again kissing your eleaventh stall on the Soveraignes side. hand, returned, but with face all the North of his body, in the same vault,



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