In February the Earth began to open at ſix a Clock in the Evening, and an Hill, with a Rock under it (making at firſt a great Bellowing Noiſe, which was heard a great Way off) lifted itſelf up a great Height, and began to travel, bearing along with it the Trees that grew upon it, the Sheep-folds, and Flocks of Sheep, abiding there at the ſame Time. In the Place from whence it moved, it left a gaping Diſtance 40 Foot wide, and 80 Ells long. The whole Field was about 20 Acres. Paſsing along, it overthrew a Chapel ſtanding in its Way, removed a Ewe-Tree growing in the Church Yard, from the W. to the E. with like Force ; it thruſt before it Highways, Houſes, and Trees ; it made tilled Ground Paſture, and turned Paſture to Tillage : Having thus walked from Saturday Evening till Monday Noon, it then reſted. Clark’s Exampl.--- Now general and grievous Pains of the Head prevailed, which eluded the Skill of all Phyſicians. The Sick had no ſenſible Fever, yet their Mouths were parched and dry, the Eyes red, and a viſible Pulſation on the Temples. Ballonius Epid. and Ephemer. lib. 2. p. 129.-- Bay Salt was ſtill extroardinary dear ; Wheat fell from 7s. to 3s. per Buſhel. February the 24th, being a ſmall Flood in Avon by Teukſbury, the Day froſty, in the Afternoon, came down on the Surface of the River, ſuch Heaps of Flies and Beetles, as were a Foot thick ; ſo that in one Pair of Butts Length, laid an hundred Quarters : All the Mills thereabout were dammed up with them for four Days, till People gathered and took them off with Shovels. February the 26th was a great Earthquake over moſt of the Kingdom. July the 30th, a Tempeſt of Thunder, Lightning, and Hail, which killed ſeveral People, and much Cattle ; each Stone was 6 or 7 Inches about. Stow. --- The Plague raged in Milan, Padua, and Proſperalpin, being communicated from other Places without any Fault of the Air or Weather ; for this Year was every where exceeding good and healthy, and all Neceſsaries of Life plentiful and rich. Our Author forbid bleeding at firſt, but diſcovering his Error, he retracted it with great Succeſs. This Plague was brought from Aſia to Venice in ſome very rich Clothes. Palmar.