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equitable settlement of the differences that had constitution in the name of the state. He long subsisted between the proprietaries and was also chosen president of the Philadelthe people, as to taxation. In 1766 he travelled phia Society for alleviating the miseries of into Holland and Gerinany, and in 1767 he prisons, and of the Pennsylvania Society for visited France; being every where received Promoting the Abolition of Slavery. His last with the greatest marks of attention by men of public act was signing a memorial on this subscience. He was introduced in the latter king- ject, 12th February, 1789. During the greatest dom to Louis XV. Returning to England in part of his life he had been very healthy. In 1767, he was examined before the house of com- 1735, indeed, he was attacked by a pleurisy, mons concerning the stampact. In 1773, which ended in a suppuration of the left lobe of having been appointed agent for Pennsylvania, the lungs, so that he was almost suffocated by the he again came over to England, while the dis- quantity of matter thrown up. But from this, putes between Great Britain and America were as well as another attack, he recovered so conon the point of coming to extremities; when he pletely, that his breathing was not affected. As attracted the public attention by a letter on the he advanced in years, however, he became subduel betwixt Mr. Whatley and Mr. Temple, ject to fits of the gout, to which, in 1782, a concerning the publication of governor Hutchin- nephritic colic was added. From this time he son's letters. On the 28th January 1774 he was became subject also to the stone; and during the examined before the privy council on a petition last year of his life these complaints almost enhe had presented long before, as agent for Mas- tirely confined him to his bed; notwithstandir: sachusett's Bay, against Mr. Hutchinson; but which, neither his mental abilities, nor his cheerthis petition, being disagreeable to ministry, was fulness forsook him. His memory was tenacious precipitately rejected, and Dr. Franklin was to the last; a remarkable instance of which is, soon after removed from his office of post-master that he learned to speak French after he was general. He was now looked upon by govern- seventy. About sixteen days before he died, be ment with such a jealous eye, that it was pro- was seized with a feverish disorder; which, posed to arrest him as a fomenter of rebellion. about the third or fourth day, was attended with The Dr., however, departed for America in a pain in the left breast, accompanied with a the beginning of 1775 with such privacy, that cough and laborious breathing. Thus he conhe had left England before it was suspected that tinued for five days, when the painful symptoms he entertained any such design. Being elected ceased; but a new imposthume had now taken a delegate to the continental Congress, he had a place in the lungs, which suddenly breaking, he principal share in bringing about the revolution, was unable to expectorate the matter fully, and and declaration of independency. In 1776 he expired on the 17th April, 1790. He left one was deputed by congress to Canada, to persuade son, governor William Franklin, a zealous the Canadians to throw off the British yoke; loyalist; and a daughter, married to Mr. Willlam but they had been so much disgusted with the Bache, merchant in Philadelphia, who waited hot-headed zeal of the New Englanders, who upon him during his last illness. Dr. Franklin had burnt some of their chapels, that they re- was sententious but not fluent in society'; more fused to listen to their proposals, though en- inclined to listen than to talk; and an instructive forced by all the arguments Dr. Franklin could rather than a pleasing companion. He was urge. On his return to Philadelphia, Congress, author of many tracts on electricity, and other sensible how much he was esteemed in France, branches of natural philosophy, on politics and sent him to finish the negociations of Mr. Silas miscellanecus subjects. The following epitaph Dean. This important commission was readily on himself was written by Dr. Franklin many accepted by the Dr., though then in the years before his death :seventy-first year of his age. The event is well known; a treaty was signed between France

The Body of and America; and M. le Rá asserts, that the BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, PRINTER, Dr. strongly advised M. Maurepas not to

Like the cover of an old book, lose a single moment, if he wished to secure the friendship of America, and to detach it from the

And stript of its levering and gilding,

Lies here food for worms. mother country. In 1777 he was regularly ap

Yet the work itself shall not be lost; pointed plenipotentiary from Congress to the

For it will (as he believed) appear once more, French court. Having at last seen the full ac

In a new and more beautiful Edition, complishment of his wishes by the conclusion

Corrected and amended of the peace in 1783, which confirmed the inde

BY THE AUTHOR. pendence of America, he requested to be recalled, and Mr. Jefferson was appointed to suc

His funeral is said to have been more numeceed him. Dr. Franklin arrived safe at Phila- rously and more respectably attended than any delphia in September 1785, and was received other that had ever taken place in America. The amidst the acclamations of a vast multitude, concourse of people assembled upon the occawho conducted him in triumph to his own sion was immense. All the bells in the city house. In a few days he was visited by the were muffled, the newspapers published with members of Congress and the principal inha- black borders, &c. The body was interred bitants. He was afterwards twice elected presi- amid peals of artillery, and nothing is said to dent of the assembly. In 1787 he was appoint- have been omitted that could display the veneraed a delegate from Pennsylvania, for revising tion of the citizens for so illustrious a character. the articles of confederation; and signed the new Congress ordered a public mourning through

Its contents torn out,


out America for one month. Dr. Smith, pro- broad, and contained, in 1816, 10,724 inhabivost of the College of Philadelphia, and Mr. Rittenhouse, one of its members, were selected FRANKLIN, a county of Georgia, situated in the by the Philosophical Society to prepare a eulo- upper district

, bounded east and north-east by gium to the memory of its founder; and the Tugulo River, west and north-west by the counsubscribers to the city library, who had just try of the Cherokees, south by the branches of erected a handsome building for containing their Broad River, and south-east by Elbert county. dooks, left a vacant niche for a statue of their Population, in 1816, 10,815. benefactor. This has since been placed there by FRANKS, Francs, FRANKIS, or FRANQUIS, the munificence of an estimable citizen of Phila- a name which the Turks, Arabs, Greeks, &c., delphia.

give to all the people of the western parts of FRANKLIN (Mrs. Eleanor Anne), known as :.

Europe. The appellation is commonly supauthoress, as Miss Porden, was the youngest posed to have had its rise in Asia, at the time of daughter of Mr. Porden, an architect; and was the crusades, when the French made the most born in July, 1795. She exhibited in her youth considerable figure among the croissées; from a remarkable memory, and a strong bias towards which time the Turks, Saracens, Greeks, Abysliterature, which led her to make considerable sinians, &c., used it as a common term for all progess in the acquirement of the Greek and the Christians of Europe, and called Europe itother languages. She wrote, in her seventeenth self Frankistan. E. Goar, in his notes on "Conyear, her first poem, The Veils, or the Triumph dinus, cap. 5, N. 43, gives another origin of the of Constancy, which was published in 1815, appellation Franks, of greater antiquity. The witn a dedication to countess Spencer. Three Greeks, he says, at first confined the naine to the years afterwards appeared a small Poetical Tri- Franci, or Gerinan Franks, who had settled in Lute, under the name of The Arctic Expedition, Gaul (see France); but afterwards they gave suggested by a visit to the Isabella and Alex- it to the Apulians and Calabrians, after they had ander discovery ships, which led to an acquaint- been conquered by the Normans; and at length ance with captain Franklin, the celebrated they extended it to all the Latins. In this sense navigator, whom she married after his return

is the naine used by several Greek writers ; as home, in August, 1823. The year previously Crinnenus, &c.; who, to distinguish the Froach, appeared Miss Porden's epic poem on the sub- called them the Western Franks. Du Cange ject of the third crusade, entitled Cæur de Lion, adds, that about the time of Charlemagne, they dedicated by permission to the king. In June, distinguished eastern France, or western France, 1824, the birth of a daughter encouiaged hopes Latin or Roman France, and German France, in her friends that a tendency to a pulmonary which was the ancient France, afterwards called complaint, increased by the bursting of a blood- Franconia. vessel in 1822, might be counteracted, but these

FRANTICK, ad). Lat. phreneticus; Gr. expectations were soon destroyed, and she died FRAN'TICKLY, adv.

Ppevntikos. Phrenetick; February 22nd, 1825, a few days after her hus

FRAN’TICKNESS, n. s. Sinad; deprived of unhand had sailed from England on his second ex. derstanding by violent madness; outrageously pedition.

and turbulently mad; transported by violence of FRANKLIN, the north-westernmost county passion; outrageous ; turbulent. Simply mad. of Vermont, United States, is bounded north by Far off, he wonders what makes them so glad ; Lower Canada, and west by Lake Champlain Of Bacchus' merry fruit they did invent, Population, in 1816, 16,427. The chief town is Or Cybel's frantick rites have made them mad. St. Alban's.

Faerie Quecne. FRANKLIN, a county of Pennsylvania, is Esteeming, in the frantick error of their minds, the bounded on the north by Mimin, north-east and greatest madness in the world to be wisdom, and the east by Cumberland and York, south by Wash- highest wisdom foolishness.

Hooker. ington county in Maryland, west by Bedford

The lover frantick, county, and north-west by Hunterdon. It pro- Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt. duces iron, and is well watered by the Conne

Shakspeare. gocheague river. Population, in 1816, 23,083.

Fie, fie, how frantickly I square my talk. Id. The chief town is Chambersburg.

To such height their frantick passion grows, FRANKLIN, a county of Kentucky, bounded That what both love, both hazard to destroy. north by Scott county, north-west and west by

Drydlen. Shelby, south-east by Fayette, and south by

She tears her hair, and, frantick in her griefs, Woodford. Population in 1816, 8013. Frank

Calls out Lucia.

Addison's Cato fort is the chief town.

I had not strength to stir, or strive, FRANKLIN, a county of North Carolina, in

But felt that I was still alive Halifax district. It is bounded on the north by

A frantic feeling when we know Greenville, south by Johnston, north-east by

That what we love shall ne'er be so. Warren, south-west by Wake, and west by

Byron. Prisoner of Chillon. Orange county. Population, in 1816, 10,166. FRASCATI, a small but beautiful town and Louisburg is the chief town.

bishop's see of the ecclesiastical state, in the FRANKLIN, a county of Virginia, bounded on Campagna di Roma, on the side of a hill near the north by Bedford, north-west by Botetourt, the site of the ancient Tusculum. It contains west by Montgomery, south-west by Henry, nothing remarkable, except a seminary, endowed south by Patrick, and east by Campbell county. by the late cardinal York, once bishop here. It is about forty miles long, and twenty-five Population about 9000 In the environs are a

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number of villas belonging to Roman families, FRATERNITY, in the Roman Catholic religiun, who pass the summer here. The ruins of Tus- signifies a society originated for the purposes of culum are scattered in long lines of walls and devotion. Of these there were several sorts; arches higher up the hill, intermingled with as, 1. The fraternity of the rosary, founded by shrubs and bushes. The view is particularly in- St. Dominic. It is divided into two branches, teresting towards the north-east. Frascati is called the common rosary, and the perpetual roten miles south-east of Rome.

sary; the former of whom are obliged to confess FRASERBURGH, or FRASERSBURGH, a and communicate every first Sunday in the small sen-port town in Aberdeenshire, seated on month, and the latter to repeat the rosary conthe south extremity of the Murray Frith, called tinually. 2. The fraternity of the scapulary, whom Kinnaird's Head. It was erected in the six- the blessed Virgin, according to the sabbatine teenth century, on Sir Alexander Fraser's estate, bull of pope John XXII., has promised to de whence the name. It has a good harbour, made liver out of hell the first Sunday after their death. and kept up at a considerable expense by the 3. The fraternity of St. Francis's girdle are proprietor and the town, and well adapted for clothed with a sack of a gray color, which they building small vessels. There are from eleven to tie with a cord; and in processions walk barefifteen feet water within the harbour, and twentyfooted, carrying in their hands a wooden cross. feet immediately without at spring tides; with- 4. That of St. Austin's leathern girdle compreout is a tolerable road for shipping, in a bay hends many devotees. Italy, Spain, and Pornearly a league in length, and half a league in tugal are countries where the greatest yumber breadth, with good anchorage in a sandy bottom. of these fraternities, some of which assume the Vessels of about 200 tons burden enter the har- name of arch-fraternities, resided. Pope Clebour. Fraserburgh contains above 1000 inhabi- ment VII, instituted the arch-fraternity of chatants; and is well situated for trade with the east rity, which distributed bread every Sunday among coast of Europe. The town has been much im- the poor, and gave portions to forty poor girls proved of late years. It is sixteen miles east of on the feast of St. Jerome their patron. 5. The Banff, and forty north of Aberdeen.

fraternity of death buried such dead as were FRATELLINI (Joanna), a celebrated Italian abandoned by their relations, and caused masses paintress, born at Florence, in 1666. The arch- to be celebrated for them. duchess Vittoria, having noticed in her a readi- FRATRICELLI, or FratELLI, Ital. q. d. ness at her pencil, procured for her the best fraterculi, little brothers, in ecclesiastical history, masters, and in a short time she acquired such a an enthusiastic sect of Franciscans, which rose command of the pencil, that she surpassed her in Italy, particularly in Ancona, about A. D. instructors in elegance, as well as in beauty of 1294. The word was used as a term of dericoloring She painted delicately in enamel, sion, as they were most of them apostate monks. and in crayon painting was equal to Rosalba : For this reason the term, as a nick-name, was one of her best works is a picture of herself and given to many other sects, as the Catharists, son in the ducal gallery of Florence, in which Waldenses, &c., however different in their city she died in 1731.

opinions and in their 'conduct. But this denoFRATELLINI (Laurence Maria), the son of nination, applied to the austere part of the Joanna, was born in 1690, and studied under Franciscans, was considered by them as honorGabbiani. He painted principally portraits, able. See FRANCISCANS. The founders were animals, landscapes, and historical subjects. He P. Maurato, and Foiombroni, who having obdied in 1729.

tained of pope Celestin V. a permission to live FRATER'NAL, adj. Fr. fraternel; Lat. in solitude, after the manner of hermits, and to Frater'nally, adv. fraternus. Brotherly; observe the rule of St. Francis in all its rigor,

Fraʼternity, n. s. S'pertaining to brothers; several idle vagabond monks joined them, who, becoming brothers. The state or quality of a living after their own fancies, and making all brother. Body of men united; corporation; perfection to consist in poverty, were soon consociety; association; brotherhood; men of the demned by pope Boniface VIII, and his sucsame class and character.

cessor, and the inquisitors ordered to proceed The admonitions, fraternal or paternal, of his fellow against them as heretics; which commission they Christians, or of the governors of the church, then executed with great barbarity. Upon this, remore publick reprehensions; and, upon their unsac- tiring into Sicily, Peter John Oliva de Serignan cessfulness, the censures of the church, until he reform had no sooner published his Comment on the

Hammond. Apocalypse, than they adopted his opinions. One shall arise

They held the Romish church to be Babylon, and Of proud ambitious heart; who, not content proposed to establish another far more perfect With fair cquality, fraternal state,

one. They maintained, that the rule of St. \Fill arrogate dominion undeserved Over his brethren. Milton's Paradise Lost.

Francis was the evangelical rule observed by

Jesus Christ and his apostles. They foretold "Tis a necessary rule in alliances, societies, and

the reformation of the church, and the restoration fraternities, and all manner of civil contracts, to have a strict regard to the humnour of those we have to do

of the true gospel of Christ, by the genuine folwithal.


lowers of St. Francis; and declared their assent With what terms of respect knaves and sols will

to most of the doctrines published under the speak of their own fraternity. South's Sermons. name of the abbot Joachim, in the Introduction Plead it to her,

to the everlasting Gospel, a book published in With all the strength and heats of eloquence 1250, and explained by one of the spiritual friars, Fruternul love and friendship can iv spire. Addison. whose name was Gerhard. Among other enor

and return.

inities, inculcated in this book, it is pretended

The welfare of us all that St. Francis was the angel mentioned in Rev. Hangs on the cutting short that fraudful man. xiv. 6, and had promulgated to the world the

Shakspeare. Henry VI true and everlasting gospel of God; that the

Our better part remains gospel of Christ was to be abrogated in 1260, To work in close design, by fraud or guile, and to give place to this new gospel; and that

What force etfected not.

Milton the ministers of this great reformation were to

Nor content with such be imble and bare-footed friars, destitute of all Audacious neighbourhood, the wisest heart worldly employments. Some say they even

Of Solomoa he led by fraud to build elected a pope of their church; at least they

His temple right against the temple of God,

On that opprobrious bill, and made his grove appointed a general, with superiors, and built

The pleasant valley of Hinnom, Tophet thence monasteries, &c. Besides the opinions of Oliva,

And black Gehenna called the type of Hell. Id they held, that the sacraments of the church were

None need the frauds of sly Ulysses fear. invalid; because those who administered them

Dryden. had no longer any power or jurisdiction. They

He, full of fraudful arts, were condemned afresh by pope John XXII. in This well-invented tale for truth imparts. Id. consequence of whose cruelty they regarded him

If success a lover's toil attends, as the true antichrist; but several of them, re- Who asks if force or fraud obtained his ends. turning into Germany, were sheltered by Louis,

Pope. duke of Bavaria, the emperor. There are au- Such is the knowledge of vice, the various tempthentic records from which it appears that no ations to it, and the secret ways of practising it, fewer than 2000 persons were burnt by the inqui- especially the arts of dissimulation, fruud, and dissition, from 1318 to the time of Innocent VI. honesty.

Mason. The severities against them were again revived FRAUD, in law, signifies deceit in grants, or towards the close of the fifteenth century, by conveyances of lands, &c. or in bargains and pope Nicolas V. and his successors. However, sales of goods, &c., to the damage of another all the persecutions which this sect endured person. A fraudulent conveyance of lands or were not sufficient to extinguish it; for it sub- goods, to deceive creditors, as to creditors is sisted till the time of the Reformation in Germany, void in law. And a fraudulent conveyance, to when its remaining votaries embraced the doc- defraud purchasers, is also to such purchasers trine and discipline of Luther. And this has void; and the persons justifying or putting off led Popish writers to charge the Fratricelli with such grants as good, shall forfeit a year's value many enormities, some of which are recounted of the lands, and the full value of the goods and by Bayle, under the article FRATRICELLI. They chattels, and likewise shall be imprisoned. See had several other denominations: they were Casat. called Dulcini, from one of their doctors; All fruuds and deceits, for which there is no Bizochi, Beguins, and Beghardi.

remedy by the ordinary course of law, are proFRATRICIDE, n. s. Fr. fratricide ; Lat. perly cognizable in equity; and it is admitted, fratricidium. The murder of a brother.

that matters of fraud were one of the chief The fratricide (of Abel) is said by some to have branches to which the jurisdiction of chancery beca committed in this place.

was originally confined. 4 Inst. 84. It would Moundrell. Journey to Aleppo. be endless to enumerate the several cases, wherein FRATTA, LA, a considerable town of Italy, relief has been given against frauds; but the folin the Venetian states, and standing on the lowing instances are too material to be omitted. Scorta : here reside a number of the old and Wherever fraud or surprise can be imputed to, noble families of this once flourishing state. It

or collected from the circumstances of the transis in the Polesino di Rovigo, six miles south- action, equity will interpose and relieve against west of Rovigo, and has 6,300 inhabitants. it. Toth. 101. 2. 2 Ch. Ca. 103. Finch. 161.

FRATTA MAGGIORE, a considerable town of 2 P. Wms. 203, 270. 3 P. Wms. 130. 2 Vern. Naples, not far from the capital. A great quan- 189. 2 Atk. 324. 2 Vez. 407. It is said, tity of cordage is manufactured here; and the however, that it must not be understood, from principal church is an elegant building. Popu- cases of this kind being generally brought into lation 8500.

equity, that the courts of law are incompetent FRAUBRUNNEN, a town of the canton of to relieve; for, where the fraud can be clearly Berne, Switzerland, on the road to Saleure. established, courts of law exercise concurrent llere was founded a celebrated abbey of this jurisdiction with courts of equity; and will rename in 1246. The Bernois were here victori- lieve by making void the instrument obtained by ous, in 1375, over the Burgundians and Normans. such corrupt agreement or fraud. 1 Burr. 396. In 1798 the troops of the canton sustained a Wood's Inst. 296. Therefore where the obliger defeat near this town from the French. It is was an unlettered man, and the bond was not seven miles north of Berne. It contains about read over to him, he was allowed to plead this 1400 inhabitants, and is a bishop's see.

circumstance in an action on the boud. 9 Flen. FRAUD, n. s. Lat. fraus , Fr. fraude. V. 15, cited 11 Co. 27, b. So if the bond be in FRAUD'rul, adj. Deceit; cheat ; trick; part read to an unlettered man, and some of its

FraUD'FULLY,"adv.artifice; subtilty; stra- material contents be omitted or misrepresented. tagem. Artful; trickish ; deceitful; subtle. 2 Rol. Ab. 28, p. 8. It is observable that lord

Whi rather take ghe no wrong? whi rather suffren Coke he same passage where he confines ghe not dysseit? but also ghe doen wrong, and doen jurisdiction of courts of equity to such • frauds fraude and that to britheren. Wiclif. I Cor. vi. covin and deceit, for which there is no remedy by the ordinary course of law,' seeins to adinit Hc that upon the score of a small debe, doth extor that all frauds were not relievable at law. See a great sum, is no less a thief, in regard to what 3 Inst. 84.

amounts beyond bis due, than if without any pretence The chancery may decree a conveyance to be

he had violently or fruudulently seized on it.

Barrow. fraudulent, merely for being voluntary, and with

She mixed the potion, fraudulent uf soul; out any trial at law; yet it has been insisted,

The potion mantled in the golden bowl. that fraud or not, was triable only by a jury.

Pope's Odyssey. Pre. Ch. 14, 15.

FRAUENBOURG, a town of East Prussia, As to those gifts or conveyances which want a good or meritorious consideration for their

in Poland, on the river Frischellaff, six or seven

support; their being voluntary seems to have been leagues to the north-east of Elbing. In the caalways a sufficient ground to conclude that they the subject of which the eminent John Ber

thedral is the tomb of the great Copernicus, on were fraudulent; but though the statute protects the legal right of creditors against the fraud of nouilli, of Berlin, wrote to the earl of Buchan a their debtors, it anxiously excepts from such im- letter, dated the 22nd of February, 1794, of putation the bonâ fide discharge of a moral which the following is a translation: In the duty. It therefore does not declare all volun- year 1777 the bishop of Warmia, whom I met tary conveyances, but all fraudulent

conveyances; he had the pleasure to discover, in his cathedral

in the abbey of Oliva, near Dantzic, told me that to be void; and whether the conveyance be fraudulent or not is declared to depend on the of Frauenbourg, the long neglected tomb of consideration being good, and also bonâ fide.

Copernicus. In the year 1778, on my journey A good consideration is that of blood, or of

to Russia, passing through that town, and having natural love and affection. A gift made for such nothing to do during iny short stay there that consideration ought certainly to prevail, unless could interest me more, I went to the cathedral it be found to break in upon the legal rights of in search of this precious monument. I knew others; in that case it is equally clear it ought nobody in Frauenbourg, but in the street I acto be set aside. If therefore a man being in- costed a canon, whose countenance and manner debted convey to the use of his wife or children, encouraged my address, and I was not disapsuch conveyance would be within the statute; pointed. He told me, that as for the spot where for though the consideration be good, yet it is lay interred the ashes of Copernicus, there was not bona fide ; that is, the circumstances of the cofins of the deceased canons in a vault, where,

no certainty, because it was usual to place the grantor render it inconsistent with that good in the course of time, from their number, it was faith which is due to his creditors. Fonblanque's inpossible to distinguish them from each other; Treat. Eq. c. 4, sect. 12 in notes.

Fraudulent gifts, or grants of goods to defraud but that with respect to the sepulchral stone, it the lord of his heriot, shall be void ; and the

was a slab of marble, such as was usual for value of the goods forfeited, under statute 13 Eliz. others of the same station, with the short inscripc. 5.

tion, Nic. Copernicus, Thor. That this stone Fraudulent conveyances to multiply votes at had been hidden, from neglect, many years, election of knights of the shire, shall be taken and afterwards accidentally observed and placed against the persons making them as free and ab- in the chapter-house of the cathedral, with a solute; and all securities for redeeming and re

view to consider maturely of a proper place for storing, &c.; to be void, statute 10 Ann. c. 23.

its erection. I regret, however, very much, that Gross criminal frauds are punishable by way

I did not make a point with my guide to show of indictnient or information; such as playing

me this stone, as, if a part of the inscription be with false dice, causing an illiterate person to

not effaced, it does not tally with that recorded execute a deed to his prejudice, &c.; for these by Gassendi, who says, p. 325, in his life of Coand such like offences the party may be pu- Polish historian, caused to be erected to the me

pernicus, that bishop Martin Cromer, a celebrated nished not only with fine and imprisonment, but also with such farther infamous punish- mory of that great astronomer unam tabulam ment as the judges in their discretion shall think marmoream, with this inscription :proper.

FRAUD'ULENCE, n. s. Lat. fraudulen-
FraUD'ULENCY, n. S. tia. Deceitful-
FRAUD’ULENT, adj. ness; trickishness;
FrauD'ULENTLY, adv.

proneness to artifice.

We admire the Providence of God in the continu. ance of Scripture, notwithstanding the endeavours of infidels to abolish, and the fraudulence of hereticks always to deprave the same.

Hooker. He that by fact, word, or sign, either fraudulently or violently, does hurt to his neighbour, is bound to make restitution.

He with serpent tongue

Gassendi adds, that it was thirty-six years after Yis fraudulent temptation thus began. Milton. the death of Copernicus; but this does not agree Now thou hast avenged

with the date of our stone. My canon had for Supplanted Adam,

his apartment the dormitory of Copemicus, and And frustrated the conquest fraudulent. Id. he kindly asked me to pay it a sentimental visit,

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