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Or, GENTLEMAN's Monthly. Intelligencer ;

For DECEMBER, 1763.

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Dissertations on Texts of Scripture, An Account of the late Mr. Holland vindicated

629 of Drury-Lane Theatre 602 History and Description of Alia ; con. A general Defeat in the Catastrophe tinued

630 of English Tragedies

Method of taking the natural and Answer to a Matuematical Queft. 60+ lively Shape of an Herb or Tree 631 The History of the last Sellion of Par. Junius's celebrated Letter to a Great liament, &c.

605 Personage
Proceedings of the Benev. Society 607 Impartial Review of New Pub.
Letter froin Junius to the Duke of Question kated, &c. on the Middletex
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Question respecting the Dispensation on Letter to the Right Hon. George
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611 The Brothers, a Comedy, Extract Answer to an Algebraical Question 612 from Philosophical Question

ibid. Fair Trial of the important Question ; State of the Jeluils in Paraguay, con- or, the Rights of Election alleried, - tinued

&c. &c. Natural History of the Beaver 616 POETICAL ESSAYS

643 The historical Introduction to Kenne. Caution for the Fair Sex

648 dy's Antiquitits and Curiofities of THE MONTHLY CHRONOLOGER 647

Wilton-Hjule, continued 617. Marriages and Birtlis; Deaths A true Picture of the Vicillitudes of Ecciefiattical Preferments Fortune

619 Promotions Civil and Military inid. Lord Chief Justice 's Charge to

Foreign Affairs

649 the jury on a late popular Trial 621 Courie of Exchange

ibid, Examination of Dr. Muigrave's Ad. Yearly Bill of Mortality dress

624 | Siocks, Grain, Wind, and Weather 593

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LONDON MAGAZINE,

For DECEMBER, 1769.

THE BRITISH THEATRE

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HOUGH in the course land, where, by a train of villainous

of the late month feve measures, he broke off the match bebrad pieces have been tween his brother and Sophia, and perT

revived, the only one secuted the young gentleinan in such a which pretends to the manner, that he went to sea with an merit of originality, is uncle, Captain Ironades, on a priva

the Brothers, written teesing expedition, and after various by a Mr. Cumberland, the author of turns of fortuné was said to be drownan opera called the Summer's Tale, ed in a storm. During young Bello which was acted about four years ago field's absence, his unnatural brother with some success at Covent Garden found means to ingratiate himself into theatre. The present production, which the favour of Sir Benjamin Dove, who is comic, is exhibited at the same in lifted on his daughter making him house, and our readers will soon form her husband, to which the at length an idea of its merit, by the flightest consented, and the play is supposed to perusal of the following account. open on the day before their nuptials PERSON s.

were to be celebrated. Lewson Mr. Smith

The first scene exhibits a ship in Ironsides

Mr. Woodward diftress upon a rocky More ; after thunGoodwin Mr. Hull

der and lightning, old Goodwin, who Paterson Mr. Dyer

lived by the sea side as a fisherman, Jonathan

Mr. Dunfall and his children enter, and go to Sir Benjamin Dove Mr. Yales

aslift the unhappy crew, part of whom Andrew Bellfield Mr. Clarke

presently land, and it appears that the Philip Mr. Beasley

Thip belongs to Captain Iron lides, who Master Mr. Quick

was so irritated with the treatment his Francis Mr. Perry

nephew had received from the elder Lady Dove Mrs. Green

Bellfield, that he made the former Sophia Mrs. Yates

change his name to Lewson. Violetta, Lucy Waters Mrs. Mattocks who had been accidentally preserved Violetta Mrs. Bulkley

(when the vessel on board of which Maid Mifs Valois

the embarked at Lilbon, in order to Fanny Miji Ward

come to England in search of her hus. Sailors, &c.

band, was foundering) by Captain THE FAB L E. Ironlides, is loon after conducted on (R. Andrew Bellfield, a man of more by young Bellfield, and on hear. fided at Lilbon some tiine, fell in love Cornwall, and that the fine house with Violetia,* a Portuguele lady who which she saw at a diftance belonged to was descended from English parents, Andrew Bellfield, is thrown into great and married her, but loon after bears disorder, but retires without explaining his younger brother in Cornwall ing the cause. Captain Ironsides then was going to elpouse Sophia, the beau. arrives, congratulates his brother-tars, tiful daughter of Sir Benjamin Dove, that they have saved treasure enough and being tired of his new wife, he to live on, rallies his nephew on bis abandoned her and returned to Eng. attachment to women, who, the old Dec. 1769.

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Dec. 1 Sailor declares, have done more mischief that his antagonist is a rank coward, to the royal navy in one year than the draws upon him ; but, before matters French have in ten. Goodwin having are brought to an extremity, Lady acquainted young Bellfield with the at- Dove interferes, on which the comba. fairs that had happened during his tants put up their (words, and Sir Benabsence, and that Sophia was yet un- jamin is lo well satisfied with his own married, the young gentleman, who conduct, that he refolves no longer tu is not without hopes of vegaining his be the dupe of his wife, and with great mittress, and his uncie agree to go to spirit assures her he will, for the fu. Sir Benjamin Dove's.

ture, be fole and absolure matter of The next scene discovers the knight's his own houle. After a long alterca. house, in a grove before wbich Miss tion the lady submits, and the knight Waters accules elder Bellfield with ha. retires in triumph, to give his daughving promiied her marriage, and de. ter's hand to Bellfield fenior. Violetta, clares he will expose him to Sophia. who continues at Goodwin's cottage, is Lady Dove, who has conceived an af- visited by Paterson, who aequaints bet, fection for Mr. Paterson, a gentleman that Sophia and Mr. Bellfield raques who is at Sir Benjamin's on a visit, by her company at the calle, as they are a miltake discovers her inclination to on the point of being married. Vioyoung Bellfield, who promises to keep letta, locked at this information, ex., her secret inviolable, provided the claims against the inhumanity of Sowill fecond his virtuous intentions phia, and the villainy of Beilheld, with respect to Sophia. An interview whom the calls her husband, which ocbetween the two lovers next ensues, cations Paterson to discover that she is and Sophia having been told of An- the foreign lady he has so often heard drew Bellfield's villainy, gives his bro. mentioned by Andrew Bellfield, and ther a very cordial reception. Lady he then tells her, that Sophia had alDove interrupts their conversation, ways supposed her married to the 1 declares the will keep no terms --with younger brother, and immediately young Betfield, and that if he dares conducts her to the castle to prevent 10 viiify her seputation, Sir Benjamin the fatal consequences of this tiitake. Dall call bim to an account,

On their arrival there, Paterson places Violetta having heard from Fanny Violetta in the apartments of Sophia, of elder Bellfield's intended marriage, whom he undeceives and convinces of Thocked at his perfidy, resolves to dil young Bellfield's innocence. cover it to Sophia, and silits her with Sir Benjamin then informs Andres that design, just as young Bullfield has Bellfield, that every thing is ready been relating her remarkable preler- for the wedding; but their convería. vation, and recommending her to his, tion is interrupted by young Bellfield umitreis. Sophia teils her Mr. Bello and his uncle, the former of whom inbield pa8 let her into some circum- treats the old knigbe to let him fee his tances of her fory; on this Violetta, daughter, and receive his dismifica who never knew young Bellfield by from her own mouth. A warm alter• any other name than Lemfon, ima- cation ensues between the brothers, gines Sophia means the elder brorher, during which Sophia comes in, and and, in consequence of this mistake, confeiles that the formerly bad. a teninforms her tha Bellfield is the baleit der regard for young Bellfield, but that of mankind, and had been married to. he had forieited her good opinion by her a conliderable time. Shocked at being engaged to another, and appeali this intelligence, Sephina luppaling Vio. to his brother, whether the is not Jetta means the younger brother, re. justifiable ira refusing even to converie folves never to see him more; and La. with a man who had behaved fo baka dy Dove finds means to work up her ly, and who the could prove was ac: husband, who is a poor hen, pecked tually married to another woman, and çreature, into a resolution of calling whom, if they will give her leave, the young Bellfield to account for having will produce immediately ; and the ac. taken liberties with her character. cordingly introduces Violetta, on the

This gives birth to a scene between light of whom the elder Beliselt, the knight and young Bellfield, in truck with remorse, con felles bis er. which the former, from a fupportion rors, intreats pardon of all the inpired

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