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p. 460.

des prédestinés est plus grand que celui ANIMALS not reflective.—Ibid. p. 461. des réprouvés. Il y a lieu d'être surpris The Dr. doubted that they were. qu'il osât prêcher cet évangile au milieu des Suisses ; car une telle doctrine est fort Ibid. vol. 4, p. 32.-" Truth and knowsuspecte aux véritables réformés ; et je ne ledge, which is the possession of truth. pense pas qu'aucun professeur-là pût sou- Knowledge a virtue." tenir aujourd'hui en Hollande impunément." -Ibid. p. 346.

The Hebrew word which signifieth to

praise or applaud, signifieth also to infatu“Dum dubitat natura, marem faceretne pu- ate or make mad.”—Ibid. vol. 3, p. 213.

ellam, Factus es, ô pulcher, penè puella puer." “ Thou web of will, whose end is never Doret so greatly admired this epigram of


SYDNEY. Ausonius, that he insisted a demon must bave been the author of it.—Ibid. p. 426.

“ INFECTED minds infect each thing they

Ibid. THERE was a law at Abdera, that he who had dissipated his patrimony should not be

“ The arrow being shot from far doth give

the smaller blow." interred in the burial place of his fathers."

Ibid. -Ibid.

“ Tuey say those roses are sweetest In old times state promotion was a bur

which have stinking weeds grow near then upon a wise man's head, and not a them.”! –REYNOLDS, vol. 5, p. 192. feather in a coxcomb's cap.

“ PHILOSOPHERS use to reckon but eight “ He was a copious subject," what Aris- steps to the highest and most intense degree totle describes as ανήρ τετράγωνος, a four of a quality.”—Ibid. p. 276. square man that had in every capacity, - place him how and where


would- "NAMQUE coquus domini debet habere a basis of honesty and integrity to fix gulam,'—the cook must dress the meat to upon." And yet no rough diamond, no

his master's palate, not to his own.”-Ibid. angular sharpness about him ; but teres atque rotundus in his virtue, “ in his disposition made up of love and sweetness; of a

Perfect polity in insect communities ;balsamic nature; all for healing and help- and this always under absolute laws. fulness."—BISHOP REYNOLDS, vol. 4, p. 474.

As the scale of intellect rises, there is

nothing of these individual affections which “ This a jewel of a book." Fuller and

show themselves, — with all their evil and Reynolds. See my extract inserted in John

their good. Joya is of Arabic extraction. See the Post-Arab. Lexicon. We have the

In our likings and dislikings there are word, as children look on fine gays.

moral as well as physical idiosyncrasies. BARROW, vol. 2, p. 271.

To the Editor of the Times. “ INNOCENCE and indolency do ever go

Sir, —I observe a paragraph in your together, both together making Paradise : journal of yesterday, stating that Grub perfect virtue and constant alacrity are in

'I quite recollect when a boy to have seen separable companions, both constituting be

Rue planted under the double yellow Rose. atitude.”—Ibid. p. 447.

J. W.W.

p. 527.


Street has thought proper to lay claim to be | Though roughly, yet most aptly, into anger.” the birth-place of Milton. If your suppo

Act iii. sc. ü. sition be founded upon the circumstance of the street in question being now called A HUGE fellow. Milton Street, I beg to inform you, that -“ that gross compound cannot but diffuse “ Milton” happens to be the name of a very The soul in such a latitude of ease respectable carpenter who has lately taken As to make dull her faculties and lazy." a lease of the whole street, and who is Ibid. Maid in the Mill, act ii. sc. i. swayed by the very pardonable ambition of perpetuating that fact. I am, sir, your very

“For my part, sir, obedient servant,

The more absurd, I shall be the better wel. Sept. 10. A Constant Reader.


Ibid. act ï. sc. ii.

“But since my thoughts in thinking still “ A FOUNDER of new fashions, are spent."

SYDNEY. The revolutions of all shapes and habits

Run madding through his brains." “ Ces discours je faisois d'une pensée gaye,

Ibid. act ii. sc. ii. Ne pensant point adonc que la suite en fust This, which Beaumont and Fletcher say vrage;

of a tailor, may be parodied to a constituMais à mes propres cousts j'ay du depuis tion-fashioner of these days.

apris Que bien souvent le vray se loge dans le

“ KNAVE is at worst of knave ris." PASQUIER, tom. 2, p. 871. When he smiles best." Ibid. p. 258.

One of those happy men who have been “ Tot eagle dieth neither for age, nor “ anointed with the oil of gladness above with sickness, but with famine.”Euphues. their fellows."

** Though the tears of the hart be salt, yet I SHALL not administer to thee “a drachm the tears of the boar be sweet."—Ibid. of Ovid's art, nor a grain of Tibullus's drugs, nor one of Propertius's pills.” – “ The adamant, though it be so hard that Euphues.

nothing can bruise it, yet if the warm blood

of a goat be poured upon it, it bursteth."CHINCHE, in Spanish, signifies a stinking Ibid. wall louse, says Theobald in a note upon Beaumont and Fletcher, vol. 7, p.

9. He

“ The breath of the lion engendereth as then did not know the name of bug. well the serpent as the ant."-Ibid.

“ The canker soonest entereth into the

“ The eagle at every flight loseth a feawhite rose.”—Euphues.

ther, which maketh her bald in her age.”—


KNOW, sir,
Both when and what to do without direc-

“ The stone Pantura draweth all other tions,

stones, be they never so heavy, having in it And where and how."

BEAUMONT and FLETCHER, Love's It is very well known that few of LILLY'S
Pilgrimage, act ii. sc. ii. similies are to be relied upon, - but I have se-

veral instances of this old notion, which, as this

sheet passes through the press, I cannot lay my “And as occasion stirr'd her, how she started, | hand upon.-J. W. W.

the three roots which they attribute to music, — mirth, melancholy, madness." Ibid.

“I AM a labouring man, And we have seldom leisure to run mad, We've little wit to lose too."

" I do believe her stedfastly, and know her
To be a woman-wolf by transmigration,
Her first form was a ferret's, under ground.”

Act iv. sc. v.

The tailor says,
“O sleeve, O sleeve! I'll study all night,

To magnify your sleeve!"

Ibid. act v. sc. ii.

Ibid. p.

Some have asserted “ that the same cro- ARE


not be that have been of thirty codile of Egypt is the lizard in Italy, and callings, yet ne'er a one lawful." — Ibid. the eft in our country.” — Nichols's Con

Martial Maid, p. 413. ference with a Theist, vol. 1, p. 165. He seems to believe this, using it as an

“ Tuou comedy to men, argument in analogy.

Whose serious folly is a butt for all
To shoot their wits at."

423. VULCAN was conceived by the wind.BAYLE, vol. 2, p. 222. LUCIAN, de Sacri- EUPHUES begins his discourse upon eduficiis.

cation by requiring that the child be true

born, no bastard. “ Whosoever he be that Lipsius's poem dedicating his pen to our desireth to be the sire of an happy son, or Lady of Montaigne.—BAYLE, vol. 2, p. 340. the father of a fortunate child, let him ab

stain from those women which be either NICOLAS LE FEVRE, preceptor to the base of birth, or bare of honesty." Prince of Condé, and afterwards to Louis XIII. “ eut le malheur de se crêver un wil " Wheat thrown into a strange ground en taillant une plume." - Coll. Mém. tom. turneth to a contrary grain : the vine trans53, p. 50, N.

lated into another soil changeth her kind.

Certes, I am of that mind, that the wit and Crow quills.- LADY LUXBOROUGH's Let- disposition is altered and changed with milk, ters, p. 73.

as the moisture and sap of the earth doth

change the nature of that tree or plant that MATTHEW HENRY'S pen. -- THORESBY, it nourisheth. Wherefore the common byvol. 2, p. 151.

word of the common people seemeth to be

grounded upon good experience, which is, “ Ye fools that wear gay cloaths, love to be this fellow hath sucked mischief even from gaped at,

the teat of the nurse."Euphues. What are you better when your end calls on

" He should talk of many matters, not Will gold preserve ye from the grave? or always harp upon one string ; he that always jewels ?

singeth one note, without descant, breedeth Get golden minds, and fling away your trap- no delight: he that always playeth one part pings.

breedeth loathsomeness to the ear. It is Unto your bodies minister warm raiment, variety that moveth the mind of all men." Wholesome and good : glitter within, and -Ibid.

you ?

spare not."


in the Mill, Act ïi. Sc. ii.

" Such gross questions are to be an swered with slender reasons, and such idle

heads should be scoffed with addle an- “Though many there have been so wicked swers.”—Ibid.

to seek such means, yet was there never any

so unhappy to find them.”—Ibid. “ Tøe snail that crept out of her shell was turned into a toad, and thereby was forced " Young is the goose that will eat no to make a stool to sit on, disdaining her own oates, and a very ill cock that will not crow house."-Ibid.

before he be old, and no right lion that will

not feed on hard meat before he taste sweet " Why wit having told all his cards, milk.”—Ibid. lacked many an ace of wisdom.”—Ibid.

“ WHICH I omit, lest I set before you “ So much wit is sufficient for a woman, coleworts twice sodden."2_Ibid. as, when she is in the rain, can warn her to come out of it."-Ibid.

"LET thy practice be law," says Euphues

to his friend ; " for the practice of physic is “All things were made for man as a too base for so fine a stomach as thine, and sovereign, and man made for woman as a divinity too curious for so fickle a head as slave."-Ibid.

thou hast."-Ibid.

"I SPEAK softly, because I will not hear myself." Philantus says this.—Ibid.

“ On obscure topics double light is necessary.”—PINKERTON. Corr. vol. 1, p. 442,

“Ah, fond Euphues, my dear friend, but

“ His means are little, a simple fool if thou believe now the cool- | And where those littles are, as little comforts ing card (?)?; and an obstinate fool if thou Ever keep company." do not recant it." -Ibid.


Walker, vol. 8, p. 90.
The supposed magician in Euphues says,

may be your strong imagination shall “ She is a woman ; and the ways unto her work that in you, which my art cannot; for Are like the finding of a certain path, it is a principle among us, that a vehement After a deep-fallen snow." thought is more available than the virtue Ibid. Woman's Prize, act v. sc. i. of our figures, forms, or characters.”—Ibid.

“Take my word and experience upon it, ENCHANTMENTS in love.

doing nothing is a most amusing business." “Do you think that the mind, being cre- -GRAY, 2, 3. See, too, p. 348, ibid. ated by God, can be ruled by man, or that any one can move the heart but He that " It is very possible that two and two made it? But such hath been the super- make four, but I would not give four farstition of old women, and such the folly of things to demonstrate this ever so clearly." young men, that there could be nothing so

-Ibid. p. 8. vain but the one would invent, nor anything

Moral and intellectual improvement of 80 senseless but the other would believe.

animals, contrasted with that at which the

breeders and feeders aim. GIFFORD, in his Introduction to FORD'S Works, says it means “a bolus,” It is not un

? The allusion is to the Greek proverb, ais frequently used by our dramatic poets, e.g. Shaxsp. 1 Henry VI. v.3, BEAUMONT & fles: kpájßn Bávaros ;—in the line of Juvenal, CHER, Faithful Friends, act ii. sc. ii., The Island

“ Occidit miseros crambe repetita magistros.” Princess, act i. sc. iji.-J. W.W.

Sat. vij. 154.-J. W. W.


p. 583.

COCKCHAFFERS he thinks might be as that his mother longed for a library !-Salgrateful food as locusts, and their grub as GUES, vol. 1, p. 56. delicious as the groogroo, or palm caterpillar.—Darwin's Phytologia, p. 364.

The Egyptians made all the elements

male and female. Wind was male, a damp WATER rats in America destroyed in and relaxing air female. The sea, male ; great numbers by the tape-worm. Could all other waters female. Only cultivated some of these diseased American rats, he earth female, and only innocuous fire.asks, be imported into this country, that Seneca. Nat. Quæs. l. 3, § 14, t. 2, p. 557. they might propagate their malady ?-Ibid.

“Woman, they say, was only made of man;

Methinks 'tis strange they should be so unThe broad-bottomed Adm. the ÓT1090- like! Capeis,--the heavy behinds.

It may be all the best was cut away

To make the woman, and the naught was left KEEPING a folly.

Behind with him."

BEAUMONT and FLETCHER, Corcomb, One may say of certain authors, with Ga

Act üïi. sc. iii. rasse, Doc. Curieuse (p. 21),“Qu'il est permis à un chacun de s'immoler à la risée

“ 'Tis an odd creature, full of creeks and publique; leurs fautes ne sont préjudiciables

windings; qu'à eux-mêmes ; leurs chimères n'ont au- The serpent has not more : for she has all cune suitte ; elles pourront servir de diver

his, tissement et de recréation aux gens d'hon. And then her own beside came in by her

mother." neur après un estude serieux."

Ibid. Wit at several Weapons, Among the writers who lead him to make

Act ü. sc. i. these remarks, he includes Copernicus.

Cardan's notion of three orders of spirits Pliny says that an owl's egg, eaten in an or minds, which, combining with matter, omelette, will cure a drunkard of his pasform beasts, men, and prophets; and why sion for wine.-SALGUES, vol. 1, p. 439. there can be no prophet near the poles, and must be many in Judea.—Ibid p. 25. Va- “UNE princesse d'Allemagne entreprit nini's notion, p. 32. Plato's remark, P.

56. de rassembler un grand nombre de nains des

deux sexes ; elle les réunit en petits me“LORSQUE Cardan escrivoit ces sornettes, nages; elle essaye d'en multiplier l'espèce; il n'estoit pas fort esloigné d'asnerie.”—Ibid. mais ses vues furent trompées, ils ne pro

duissèrent rien.”—Ibid. p. 474.

P. 26.

“Pour moy, je dis que la plus grande folie Some, of whom S. Augustine speaks in qui soit au monde, c'est de s'écarter du his Civ. Dei, thought that at the resurrecgrand chemin.”—Ibid. p. 29.

tion all would rise males.-Ibid. vol. 3, p. 2. An Irish gentleman just now sentenced Ar the council of Mâcon (fifth century) to be hanged, as he richly deserved, said, it was debated whether Christ died for the “ This is an extremely awkward business!” female sex, and determined in the affirma

tive.-Ibid. Cardinal Du Perron's extraordinary memory has been accounted for by the fact GALL saw a man who had lost his memory

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