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The diftances of places in Eno-land and Wales, are reckoned according to- Englim ftatute miles, of which there are 6g to a degree •, but every where eife I follow the marine meafure of 60 to a degree, and in general this laft is molt convenient, becaufe the graduated line on the fide of the map, will always ferve inftead of a fcale of miles ; but then it mull be remembered, that thefe marine miles, or rather minutes, are greater than the common ftatute miles of England, 60 of the former being equal to 69 of the latter.

There are great improvements in the geography of England and Wales, care having been taken to get an exact account of 'the prefent ftate of the towns, or at leaft the greateit part there- of : to which are added not only the market-days* but thofe of the fairs according to the new ftyle ; nor are thofe kept in the villages of every county forgotten.

Officers, both by fea and land, have great occafion for it, becaufe it informs them of the na- ture and circumftances of places and towns, and enables them to take their meafures accordingly. The men go quite naked ; except a piece of fine linen about their heads ; and they have ornaments made offhells, mixed with little round berries, about their neck and arms.

Perhaps the deficiencies may be thought only to relate to pocket treatifes of this kind ; but the fame objections will lie againft larger volumes with relation to the number of the ar- ticles : which, that it may appear more readily, the reader may obferve that thofe wanting in others, are marked with an afte- rifm thus (*) However, thefe are not all, for there are feveral other confi- derable towns and provinces, which mould have been thus dif- tinguifhed, and which have been overlooked. This was the firft place the Portu- a flag, and horns like a ram ; their hair is long, and the hoofs like oxen.

Coote, in Pater- noiter-Row ; Becicet and De Hondt, in the Strand ; and B. This is riot unlike the fending young gentlemen abroad to vifit foreign parts, before they have obtained any adequate knowledge of the laws, conftitution, trade, product, and geography of the kingdom in which they drew their firft breath. Indies, feated on the Malabar aoafr, 3C.0, miles S. One of which is about the fize export pepper and other Indian merchan- of a calf of two years old, with a head like dizes.

It is full of woods, rivers, and xnarfhes, and produces pepper, ginger, aloes, and rice, and the trees are always gieen.

Indies, on the coaft of Malabar, 62 miles in length, and about as much in breadth. The New town is built a little way from the other, and has large handfome ftreets.

The French diftinguifh their towns by the names of Ville, Cite, Bourg, Bourgade and Village -, but what the difference is between Ville and Gite is very hard to fay. The governor of the province generally refides there. Some of the trees, it is faid by the Jefuiis, Tbea.r ftvit thrice a-year, They have two ever made any flay here.

Many would have Cite to be the mofc ancient part of a town, and yet we find fome have been lately dignified with that title, perhaps by charter like our cor- porations, having fome particular privileges •, but then what fhall v/e fay to Paris, one part of winch is a Ville, and the other a Cite. way of finding places in a map is by the longi- tude and latitude, the former being numbered on the top, and the latter on the fides : and therefore where lines drawn from each point may be fuppofed to meet, there the town will be found. * Callaa, a town of Africa, in Bar- bary, and in the kingdom of Tremefen. The harbour is large, and ac- counted the beft in the South-Sea ; for which reafon it has a good trade.

Englifti Miles from remarkable Places ; AS ALSO, The Sieges they have undergone, and the Battles that have been fought near them, down to this preient Year. However, this demon is fo good-natured as to inform them, after certain invocations, of the time of the arrival of any foreign fliip. C.uicodian, or Qui LON, a town en the coaft of Malabar, in the E. They are of a red copper colour, with coarfe black hair, and no beards like the reft ®f the native Americans.

INCLUDING An Authentic Account of the Counties, Cities, and Market- Towns in ENGLAND and WALES; as alfo the Villages with Fairs, the Days on which they are kept according to the New Stile ; as well as the Cattle, Goods, and Merchandizes that are fold thereat. He adds, that they often meet him in the highways and ftreets in the evening, and by the water-fide. Indies, and in the peninfuh on this fide the Ganges, where the Dutch have a factory. The Jefuits pretend they have made many converts here; but California, a peninfula of N. It was vilited by can be faid to belong to any, it muft be to Sir Francis Drake in 1578, who called it the Spaniards; becaufe no other people have Kew Albion, and took poffeffion of it in the name of Queen Elizabeth. The re- ligion of the inhabitants is the Mahometan, and they fpeak the Malayan language.

An exact account has been obtained of the counties in Ireland, with regard to the number of houfes, pariihes, baronies, and borpughs ; and it were to be wifhed the fame could have been done for Scotland. Upon the whole, though I cannot fay with Echard that this dictionary will be of ', and dutchy of Brurifwick, feated on the river Leine, 15 miles S.

of Hanover, and fubjec T: to the Duke of Brunf- wick-Lunenburg, Elector of Hanover, and King of England.

It AVING for fome years paft made Geography my ftudy upon a particular occafion, which perhaps may appear hereafter, I could not help taking notice of the deficiency of all compendiutris of this kind, both with refpect to the number and length of the articles. Captain Hamilton affirms, that every woman may have 12 hufbands, of Jier own caff, or tribe ; and, when fhe proves with child, fhe names the farther, •who is to take care of its education. Calloo, a fortrefs of the Netherlands, in the territory of Waes, on the "river Scheld, fubjed to the houfe of Auftria.

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