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336 The Faft of Wit, ,
THE BAIL 1 FF ouTw ITTED. A few days ago, the corpse of a gentleman, as it was proceeding in a hearse to the burial ground, was arrested by a sheriff's officer and his followers, under a warrant as usual granted against the body. The friends who followed, immediately left their coaches, and told the officer, if he chose, he was welcome to the body, but he should neither have coffin, Aroud, nor any one particle in which the body was enveloped : and if he took them by force, he should be indišted for a highway re/ery, as those matters were the property of the executors; nay, they went surther, and said, that as the deceased bad, by his will, bequeathed his body to the executors, no execution would hold - good
Ditto Second ditto 36
*...* It having been suggested to us rhat in consequence of the great fpace the insertion of the CRicket MATches at full length takes up, that the admittance of many Articles from our friendly Corres. pondents are delayed a considera&le time ; unwilling as we are, necessity compels us to contrač them. We have only to hope, that the manner in which it has been done, will not give offence to the • admirers of that noble and manly exercise. * Lately, a match of cricket was played on Walden Common, between the cricketers of Great Sampford and Finchingfield, and the cricketers of Saffron Walden, which was won by the latter, with ease, at one innings.
- 156 nings Sampford and Finchingfield, first innings 38 74
339 Lately, a grand match of cricket was played in Lord’s