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for all substantives, and he knew another | To bear the hammer; and the deeper still who had in like manner forgotten all adjec- We still arise more image of his will." tives.-Ibid.
Verses upon an Honest Man's Fortune,
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER, vol. 10, “Prous and ponderous men.” Cobbler of Aggávam, 3.
D.D. DESCRIBED by Ennius.-ERASMUS, His “sadness is a kind of mirth,
Adagia, p. 153.
The variety, or rather uncertainty, of
some seeds is remarkable, as contrasted with BEAUMONT and FLETCHER, T'wo Noble
the invariable character of others. Fruits Kinsmen, act v. sc. iii.
and flowers, e. g., compared with the oak,
elm, cedar, and other trees. The age of all horses is dated from the 1st of May.
ACCIDENTAL defects may be propagated in trees and in animals; but
whether Custom of female inheritance in Lesbos. (Calcutta Magazine, vol. 3, pp. 267, 339.)
it be not only by grafts in the former ?
TURNER the artist has seventeen cats, all "HANDSOME is, as handsome does ;"
without tails, kittened by a favourite who therefore is one of the ugliest fellows I know.
accidentally had lost hers. The Ascrodupetes believed that the first
“ Such servants are oftenest painful and of the human race was not Adam, but Bar
good, beloth. Or did they believe that this was
That sing in their labour, as birds in the Adam's proper name ?-GARASSE, p. 232.
TUSSER, p. 252. EUNOMIAN baptism, to be dipt three times An executioner complained, "Qu'il dein warm water, head downward, and waist meuroit en une meschante ville, et qu'il y deep,“ pour estre baptisé à profit.”—Ibid. avoit long temps qu'il n'avoit pendu ni
fouetté personne.”—Boucher, vol. 2, p. 97. RAMON LULLS said to have said that a man might be made.-Ibid. p. 234.
ODOROUS plants in a chamber occasion
dreams.-Ibid. The Doctor's shoemaker held his custom by cornage tenure.
MELANCHOLY men likely to predict what
is to come.—Ibid. p. 200. MR. FARELL, who was G. Taylor's schoolmaster, lay down on the grass one day, and A STORY of resetting eyes that have been fell asleep. A hairy grub crawled over his plucked out, on Guicciardini's authority ! face, and was found resting on one of his And a goat's eye instead of a human one, eyes. When he was awakened, the eye was if the real one has been injured. You will inflamed, and he lost the sight of it by this not see with this, but it will live and retain extraordinary cause.
its beauty, though not its use !--Ibid. p.
344-5. 'Αλλά ταύτα μεν ίσως εξωτερικωτέρας εστί OKEYEWS.-Arist. Pol. p. 8, l. 1, $ 5.
RONSARD against learned women.-Ibid. “AFFLICTION, when I know it, is but this, A deep alloy, whereby man tougher is SOCRATES' choice of a wife. Ibid. p. 482.
There are some who say that new-born “Good Jove! what a pretty foolish thing infants cry, not for pain, nor the sense of it is to be a poet.-Chloe in the Poetaster. sudden cold, “mais que c'est qu'ils se Ben Jonson, vol. 2, p. 469. plaignent de nos premiers parents, et que le fils crie A. A. comme se plaignent de “To play the fool by authority, is wisAdam, et la fille E. E. comme se plaignant dom.”—Ibid. p. 479. et voulant dire Eve.”—Ibid. p. 495.
“ To play the fool wisely, is high wis“ Hic nimis vivax queritur caducæ
CUPID,—the little greatest god.
The Dance of Cupid.—Tancred and Gis“ QUIPPE Imperia et aliæ res terrenæ,
munda, Old Plays, vol. 2, p. 162. similes sunt cælestibus; sicut et res maritimæ rebus terrestribus. Unde inventus
“Why this indeed is physic! and outspeaks piscis episcopus, vitulus et calamarus (?); The knowledge of cheap drugs, or any use quandoquidem omnes ab ordine rationis
Can be made out of it! more comforting primæ, seu divinæ ideæ, quod Verbum æter
Than all your opiates, juleps, apozems, num est, dependent."—CAMPANELLA. De
Magistral syrups, orMon. Hisp. p. 12.
Ben Jonson, Sejanus, vol. 3, p. 30. “Quia et Deus ipse rem omnem creavit
Law. in numero."—Ibid. p. 14.
I would no more, “I can wear a horn, and blow it not."
Nor less ; might I enjoy it natural, Damon and Pithias, Old Plays, vol. 1, p. 238. Not taught to speak unto your present ends,
Free from thine, his, and all your unkind “THERE is no instance of any man whose
handling, history has been minutely related, that did Furious enforcing, most unjust presuming, not in every part of life discover the same
Foul wresting, and impossible construction." proportion of intellectual vigour.”—JOHN
Ibid. p. 71. CROKER's Boswell, vol. 1, p. 11. Vieyra is one, and (in my own know
“ Il saggio ledge) C. C. another.
E' tetragono ai colpi di ventura"
CHIABRERA, vol. 2, p. 246. Douza had a pet hedgehog, and Lipsius wrote a poem upon its death.—Douza, p.
SEMINAL thoughts, compared with the 669.
Pantheistic and omnidependent system. STERCULU8,—a god mentioned by Prudentius. Lactantius also names him, " qui
In proportion as we think we can stercorandi agri rationem primus induxit." Control ourselves, ourselves we shall con
trol." Lloyd's London, p. 58. “ Cogli viola, o gelsomino, croco, E Rosa condannata a viver poco." “ 'TI8 pleasanter to paint effects, CHIABRERA, vol. 2, p. 196. Than flounder in the dark abyss of causes."
Ibid. The Italians had a sword-dance," il ballo della spada." Chiabrera (vol. 2, p.
HERACLIDES held that man fell from the 139) has a sonnet to a lady who danced it.
Some Romanists have started the ques- , wool into his vegetable ranks, one as made tion how Enoch could cut his hair and his of mulberry leaves, the other of grass. By nails.-GARMANN. p. 270.
the same logic he might make mutton a ve
getable. The argument has been advanced by Gregorius Nyssenus, that sickness cannot “ He that hath love and judgment too, be contagious because health is not.—Ibid. Sees more than any other do."
Heliconia, vol. 2, Phenix Nest. p. 7.
“ He has no faith in physic; he does think “Lend me but your attentions, and I'll cut Most of your doctors are the greater danger Long grief into short words." And worse disease to escape."
Revenger's Tragedy, Old Plays, Ben Jonson, Fox, vol. iii. p. 188.
vol. 4, p. 303.
"I MUSE the mystery was not made a science, “Quòd si quis quæ dico non intelligit, seIt is so liberally profest.” Ibid. p. 231. cum agat studiis et votis ut proficiat; non
mecum querelis et convitiis, ut desistam." “With such we mingle neither brains nor -S. AUGUSTIN. GABASSE, p. 551. breasts." Prologue to Epicæne.
A THIEF said there was only one plant “But that he knew this was the better way. in the world which he could not bear, and For to present all custard, or all tart, that was hemp; for it had been the death And have no other meats to bear a part, of his father, and might likely enough be Or to want bread and salt, were but coarse his own too.—GARASSE, p. 599. art."
Could we, in the American sense of the “ In the days of the bear-garden, bears word, realize those points of our faith in used to be named after their owners. Ned which all Christians are agreed, we should Whiting and George Stone were of good have in these the true panacea,—the philorepute in their day. George was killed by sopher's stone,—the elixir of life. the dogs at last; and the keepers in their petition for a renewal of their license, call AKENSIDE's I. The third personal prohim ' a goodly bear,' and ' feelingly lament noun is the most comprehensive word in the his loss.' -GIFFORD. Ben Jonson, vol. 3, world; for except you and me, reader, it
comprises everything else in existence.
p. 395, N.
RASSE, p. 705.
“ UBI terrarum vitium cultura, aut ra- A SOPHIST in the Controversies of Secemorum proventus non est, adoptatur in neca, wishes he were a Spanish horse.—GAvini locum, fætus supposititius, natus ex adulterio Cereris et Neptuni, quam Cerevisiam appellamus.”—Laurembergii Horticul- AUGUSTINE used commonly to end his sertura. Præloquium, p. 8.
mons with, “Parcite mihi, fratres mei; nolo
dicere quod sequitur."-Ibid. p. 731. Ibid. p. 9. A NOTION of the ancients, that they who lived upon locusts were eaten up
“ LA laideur du diable est nonpareille ; in their old age by winged vermin, bred in et il n'y a créature au monde si difforme their insides.
que le plus beau Diable de l'Enfer.”—Ibid.
An odd reasoner, for he presses silk and
“Il est vray que les Diables ne sont pas
laids en leur essence, mais seulement en leurs Pulei MM. T. 3, p. 328. Take away the accidens."--Ibid. p. 481.
beard, and how you mar the picture. In the Miracle Plays he was made as ugly Ænobarbus. Suetonius. Nero. $ 1. as possible, hairy like a bear, with a bottle nose, and a tail.—COLLIER'S Stage, vol. 2, SHEIKH JAMAL ODDIN EL Sawi, head of
the Karenders, “who shave their chins and What beauty there is in hell, and why eyebrows." A woman of Sawah acted the the Devil is to be respected.—Vide Ga- part of Potiphar's wife towards him. HaRASSE, pp. 841-2.
ving no other escape, for she had entrapt COLLIER's Stage, vol. 3, p. 96.
him into an inner apartment, he asked per
mission to retire, and having a razor about “Your ale is as a Philistine fox,—there's him, he shaved off his beard and eyebrows. fire in the tail on't.”—Merry Devil of Ed- Upon which, horrified at his deformity, she monton, Old Plays, vol. 5, p. 238.
had him driven out of the house. Hence
his sect followed the fashion.-IBN BATIS“I ADVISE you," says Johnson, “ and I | Ta's Travels, p. 11. advise
you with great earnestness, to do nothing that may hurt you, and to reject no- MODERN machinery is frightful, -as if thing that may do you good. To preserve properly to deter one from its use,—whereas health is a moral and religious duty, for it is beautiful in all the old — necessary, health is the basis of all social virtue: we
beneficial inventions. — Cicero, vol. 1, p. can be useful no longer than while we are 339. well.”—CROKER's Boswell, vol. 2, p. 119. See Turner's Sacred History, p. 139.
B. Jonson, vol. 5, p. 392. SOME Mr. Steele published Prosodia Ra- Stewart's Visit, p. 72. A ship. tionalis, or an Essay towards Establishing the Melody and Measure of Speech, to be Even most of the fish “ which are most expressed and perpetuated by peculiar Sym- abundant, and come most frequently in our bols. 1779. He pretended to show how sight, have pleasing forms," and are beauGarrick's recitation might be transmitted to tiful.–TURNER, pp. 16, 259. posterity by notation. Boswell thought he had succeeded.—Ibid.
Ou from seeds, and walnuts. vol. 3, p. 201.
WHALES. Connubial affection in them. J.'s intention of writing a cookery book. -Ibid. p. 285. - Ibid. vol. 4, pp. 143-4. See Turner's Sacred History, p. 124.
Logan, quoted by TURNER, (ibid. p. 376),
says of animals, that“ in all their actions they HORNED woman. -RUSSELL'S Tour in discover no sense of Deity, and no traces of Germany, vol. 1, p. 250.
religion.”—Sermons, vol. 1, p. 3.
We cannot be sure of this. BEARDS.
S. Paula Barbata. Acta SS. Feb. 3, HARTLEY on the possible immortality of 174.
brutes.--Ibid. p. 376. Goat's beard fixed upon a sinner.-Ibid. March 2, 570.
“ Against the multiplicity of watches, J. Southcote's followers.
Whereby much neighbourly familiarity, opes animumque ferro."—Hor. By asking “What d'ye guess it is o'clock ?' De Guigues, vol. 2, p. 189.
Is lost, when every puny clerk can carry
The time o' the day in his breeches.
A young physician,-
“ Tbat, letting God alone, ascribes to NaVol. 5, p. 42.
More than her share : licentious in disfor the increase of wool,
course, By flaying of live horses, and new cover- And in his life a profest voluptuary, ing them
The slave of money, a buffoon in manners, With sheep skins.”—Ibid.
Obscene in language, which he vents for
wit; “And this for keeping of tame owls in cities, Is saucy in his logics, and disputing To kill up rats and mice, whereby all cats Is any thing but civil, or a man.” May be destroyed, as an especial means
Ibid. p. 18. To stop the growth of witchcraft.”—Ibid.
“ She was both witty and zealous, The public,
And lighted all the tinder of the truth “No, give them grains their fill, (As one said) of religion in our parish." Husks, draff, to drink and swill."
Ibid. p. 24. B. J. Ode to himself.
" ALL men are we have divers that drive that trade Philosophers to their inches.”—Ibid. p. 27. now, poets, poetaccios, poetasters, poetitos, and all haberdashers of small wit-I pre
we ever make the latter day sume."--Induction to the Magnetic Lady.
The scholar of the former ; and we find
Something is still amiss that must delay COOKERY.
Our business, and leave work for us behind, A trade from Adam. — B. J. Staple of As if there were no sabbath of the mind.” News.
DANIEL. Ep. prefixed to Philotas.
“ He holds no man can be a poet That is not a good cook, to know the palates And several tastes of the time. He draws
all arts Out of the kitchen, but the art of poetry, Which he concludes the same with cookery."
Ibid. p. 256.
LANDER, the African traveller, speaks of a wood-pigeon which had seen its mate caught and killed, lingering about the spot and wasting away in mourning the loss of her companion.—Ibid. vol. 1, p. 248.
Hay tea, &c. show that cookery is good for cattle.
Those wretched horses worked to death in this service. The affection, he says, of these poor brutes towards each other is quite extraordinary.—Ibid. p. 269.
“ He will not woo the gentle ignorance
“ EVERY one is a virtuoso of a higher or 80 much. But careless of all vulgar cen- lower degree. Every one pursues a Grace, sure, as not depending on common appro
and courts a Venus of one kind or anbation, he is confident it shall superplease other."-SHAFTESBURY, vol. 1, p. 138. judicious spectators, and to them he leaves it to work with the rest, by example, or “ Sickness, be thou my soul's physician, otherwise."-Ben Jonson. Magnetic Lady, Bring the apothecary Death with thee." Induction, vol. 6.
Nash. Summer's Last Will.
Old Plays, ix. 55.