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goland; a Defcription of Tonningen, Frederic-
ftadt, Slefwick, Hufum and Helgoland. Inftance
of an boneft Lutheran Prieft. A fhocking Story, faid
to be the Occafion of his diftinguishing himself in an
LETTER XL. From STADE. P. 369.
The Author's Journy from Helgoland to Stade.
A Defcription of the Bailiwick of Ritzbuttel, the
Diftrict of Hadeln; an historical Account of the
Principality of Verden, and the Duchy of Bremen ;
LETTER XLI. From HAMBURG. P. 375.
The Author's Journy from Stade to Hamburg;
a diverting Account of what the Hamburghers call
their Oxen-Festival. A Comick Opera, written and
perform'd on that Subject; a fevere Satyr on the
Hamburghers: Prohibited after the first Night's
LETTER XLII. From HAMBURG. P. 380.
A Defcription of the fplendid Celebration of his
Majefty, King George II's Coronation, at Hamburg;
and of the feveral Entertainments exhibited on that
LETTER XLIII. From HAMBURG. P. 386.
An Account of a fplendid Mafquerade: The Author
carries an Indian Youth with him thither. A
diverting Account of his Behaviour and Obfervations.
The Author difcovers his learned Friend there; who
lends him a Magical Perspective, and an Inftrument
to refine the Sense of Hearing. Several Discoveries
made by them. The Author difcovers bis fuppofed
Indian Youth to be an European Woman. His Re-
of the most remarkable Tombs, Epitaphs, Infcriptions,
Paintings, &c. worthy of Notice in them. A remark-
able Story of an Altar-piece given by an opulent Mer-
LETTER XXVII. From HAMBURG. P. 242.
The Folly of pretending to write without a Subject.
A Difcourfe upon Compliments, and the Viciffitudes
of Life. The Characters of a Society of foreign Mer-
LETTER XXVIII. From HAMBURG. P. 254.
A particular Account of the feveral Ranks, Cir-
cumstances, Qualities and Manners of the Inhabitants
of Hamburg. The Merchants ceremonious to a
Fault: Diverting Inftances of this Folly: Their Eco-
nomy not very confiftent: Some Obfervations there-
upon. Great Number of Coaches; but neither Stables
nor Coach-boufes. A Defcription of the Merchants
LETTER XXIX. From HAMBURG. P. 264.
Some Account of the Lawyers in Hamburg:
Obfervations on the Prejudice they are of to Trade:
The Reafon of the great Number of them. A whim-
fical Cnftom of great Help towards their Support. The
Abuse of it. A Propofal for remedying thefe Evils.
Extravagances of the Hamburghers at their Gar-
den-boufes. The Story of Wengartia, or the Unfor-
tunate Beauty. Of the Shop-keepers, Manufacturers
and Artificers. Of their Trade, Customs, Excifes,
&c. with fundry Remarks upon them. Of the Com-
mon People in Hamburg; compar'd with those of
other Nations. No Nobility in Hamburg, but Fo-
reigners and publick Minifters. Diverting Account
of a titulary Minifter. The mean Opinion the neigh-
bouring Gentry bave of the Hamburghers; a ludi-
crous luftance of it. Few or no Beggars in Ham-
LETTER XXX. From HAMBURG. P. 277.
Of the Female Sex, in Hamburg: They affect
Drefs and Finery; but are awkward Imitators of
the French and English: Not very decent in their
Under-Apparel. More ceremonious than the Men.
A Decifion of Emperor Charles V. The Women, in
general, good Housewives; but liable to a strange
Distemper; Symptoms and Causes of it: A humorous.
Remedy propos'd. Misfortune of the Husbands, whofe
Wives are troubled with it. A remarkable Inftance of
one of thefe Wives; how cured by a fecond Husband.
A Story of King Philip of Macedon. Different
Ranks of Women diftinguifh'd by different Dreffes.
Prodigious Number of Wet-Nurfes in Hamburg :
The Reafon of it. A great Encouragement to W-ch-ng.
The Cheapnefs and Plenty of Provifions in that City.
A Defcription of the fplendid Celebration of his
Majefty of Great Britain's Birth-Day, in Hamburg.
The Opera-boufe finely illuminated on that Occafion:
A particular Defcription of the Illumination. Account
LETTER XXXII. From HAMBURG. P. 295.
The Author introduc'd to an Assembly, at the Toilet
of an old Lady of Quality: A Defcription of it: His
Stratagem to break it up. An Account of the Con-
demnation, and fingular Execution of a Malefactor:
The ridiculous Curiofity and Superftition of the Ham-
burghers on these melancholy Occafions. A Defcrip-
tion of the Prifon; the Inftruments of Torment, and
the Office of Hangman, with the fundry whimsical
LETTER XXXIII. From HAMBURG. P. 307.
The Author's Defcription of feveral curious emble-
matical Pieces of Painting, in his learned Friend's
He is fplendidly entertain'd by the Way, at the Seat
of a Danish Nobleman. A Defcription of Oldefloo,
LETTER XLV. From LUBECK. P. 403.
A furprising Relation of a Child of three Years of
Age, that spoke feveral Languages, and had a Know-
ledge of Ancient and Modern Hiftory; and by what
Means it attain'd to this early Knowledge.
An historical Account of the ancient and prefent
State of the famous City of Lubeck, and its Bishop-
rick. A Defcription of the publick Buildings, and
LETTER XLVII. From ROSTOCK. P. 419.
The Author's Journy to Roftock, with a Defcrip-
tion of that City and Univerfity: As likewife of feve-
LETTER XLVIII. From ROSTOCK, P. 427.
The Vifion, or the Return of Aftræa, a Tranfla-
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