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the northern conquerors introduced the fashion FUR'BISII, v. a. I Fr. fourbir, to burnish; into Europe. We find that, about A. D. 522, FUR'BISHER, n. s. to polish; to rub to brightwhen Totila, king of the Visigoths, reigned in Italy, the Suethons, or natives of Sweden, found Furbish the spears, and put on the brigandines.
Je, siri. 4 means, by help of the commerce of numberless intervening people, to transmit, for the use of It may enter Mowbray's waxen coal, the Romans, saphilinas pelles, the skins of the
And furbish'new the name of John o'Gannt.
Shakspeare. Richard II. sables. As luxury advanced, furs of the most
As after Numa's peaceful reign, valuable kinds were used by princes as linings
The martial Ancus did the sceptre field; for their tents. Marco Polo, in 1252, found
Furbished the rusty sword again, those of the cham of Tartary lined with ermines Resumed the long-forgotten shie.d, and sables. He calls the last zibelines and zam- And led the Latins to the dusty field. Dryden. bolines. He says that those and other precious Some others who furbish up and reprint his old furs were brought from countries far north ; from errours, hold that the sufferings of the damped are the land of darkness, and regions almost inac- not to be, in a strict sense, eternal; but that, after : cessible by reason of morasses and ice. The certain period of time, there shall be a general gaol
. Welsh set a high value on furs, as early as the delivery of the souls in prison, and that not a farther
Seattle time of Howel Ddha, who reigned about 940. execution, but a final release. In the next age, furs became the fashionable
FURCA, so called from its resembling a fork, a magnificence of Europe. When Godfrey of remarkable mountain in the central part of the Boulogne, and his followers, appeared before the canton of Valais. It is 14,000 feet abo-e the
Alps, Switzerland, in the north-east comer of the emperor Alexius Comnenus, on their way to the lloly Land, he was struck with the rich level of the sea, a road passing between its two
divisions. ness of their dresses, tam ex ostro quam aurifrigio et niveo opere harmelino et ex mardrino
Furca, in antiquity, a piece of timber resemgrisioque et vario. How different was the ad- bling a fork, used by the Romans as an instruvance of luxury in France, from the time of their ment of punishment. The punishment of the great monarch Charlemagne, who contented furca was of three kinds; the first only ignomihimself with the plain fur of the otter! King nious, when a master, for small offences
, forced Henry I. wore furs; yet, in his dress, was the city. The second was painful, when the party
a servant to carry a furca on his shoulders about obliged to change them for warm Welsh flannel. But, in 1337, luxury had obtained to such a furca about his neck, and whipped all the way.
was led about the circus or other place, with the degree, that Edward 'III. enacted, that all per. The third was capital, when the malefactor, bassons who could not spend £100 a-year, should
ing his head fastened on the furca, was whippe! be prohibited the use of this kind of finery.
to death. These, from their great expense, must have been foreign furs, obtained from the Italian commer- the state of sliooting two ways like the blades of
FURCA’TION, n. s. Lat. furca. Forkiness; cial states, whose traffic was at this period bound
a fork. !css. llow strange is the revolution in the furtrade! The north of Asia at that time supplied first lose their brow-antlers, or lowest furcatiwa nen
When stags grow old they grow less branched, and us with every valuable kind; at present, we send, the head.
Bronome, hy mcans of the possession of Hudson's Bay,
FURETIERE (Antony), a learned French furs to an immense amount, to Turkey, and even lawyer, born at Paris in 1620. He was eminent to China,
in the civil and canon law, and an advocate in FURA'CIOUS, adj.
Lat. furar. Thie- the parliament. Afterwards, taking orders, he Fura'city, n. s. vishness; disposition became abbot of Chalivoy, and prior of Chuines. to stcal.
He wrote many works, but is chiefly valued for FURÖBELOW, n. s. & v.a. Fr. falbala ; Span.
his Universal Dictionary of the French Tongue, farfala; Goth. farfalla, the fold of a garment. A in which he explains ihe terms of art in all piece of stuff" plaited and puckered together, sciences, and which was published after his either below or above, on the petticoats or
death. He died in 1688
FU'RFUR, n. s. gowns of women. This, like a great many other
Lat. Husk or chaff, scarf words, is the child of mere caprice. To adorn
or dandruff, that grows upon the skin, with some
likeness to bran. with ornamental appendages of dress. A ball is a great help to discourse, and a birthday Husky; branny; scaly.
FURFURA'CEOUS, adj. Lat. furfuraces. furnishes conversation for a twelvemonth after. furbelow of precious stones, a hat buttoned with a
. FURIA, in zoology, a genus of insects be diamond, a brocade waistcoat or petticoat, are standing is but one species, viz. the F. infernalis. It
longing to the order of vermes zoophyta. There topics. She was founced and furbelowed ; every ribbon with reflexed feelers pressed to its body. In
has a linear smooth body, ciliated on each side, was crinkled, and every part of her garments in curl. Finland, Bothnia, and the northern provinces of
Sweden, people were often seized with a puncest When arguments too hercely glare,
pain, confined to a point, in the hand, or other You calm them with a milder air; To break their points, you turn their force,
exposed part of the body, which presently inAnd furbelow the plain discourse.
creased to a most excruciating degree, and some Prior.
times proved snadenly fatal. This disorder was Nay, oft in dreams invention wo bestow particularly observed in Finland, especially To change a founcc, or add a furbelow. Pope. about boggy and marshy places, and always in
autumn. At length it was discovered, that this pagus, and their priests were chosen from amongst pain instar.tly succeeded somewhat that dropped the judges of that court. At Telphusia, a city out of the air, and in a moment penetrated and in Arcadia, a black ewe was sacrificed to them. buried itself in the flesh. The Finlanders had On medals they are mostly tried a variety of applications to no purpose, represented as in the annexed until, at length, a poultice of curds or cheese was diagram : the middle one found the most effectual in easing the pain; and bearing a torch in both hands; the event confirmed that the insect was allured that on the right, a serpent in by this application 10 leave the flesh; as, on its one hand, and a key in the removal, this worm, no longer than the sixth of other; that on the left, a an inch, was found in it, and thus the cause of scourge in one hand, and a this painful disease explained. Linnæus tells us dagger in the other. that he himself once experienced the effects of FURL, v.a. Fr. fresler. To draw up; to this animal, near the city of Lund, in Sweden. contract. Dr. Srlander once gave a slight description of When fortune sends a stormy wind, this worm; but, from the difficulty of obtaining
Then show a brave and present mind; recent specimens, its nature is still obscure; and And when with too indulgent gales even its very existence has been occasionally
She swells too much, then furl thy sails.
Creech. doubted, particularly by Blumenbach and Muller. There seems, however, to be no good reason
FURLING, in the sea language, signifies the for questioning the existence of some such animal, wrapping up and binding any sail close to the though the accounts of its extraordinary qualities yard; which is done by hauling upon the clewmay have been exaggerated. The best account lines, bunt-lines, &c., which wraps the sail close of it is in a quarto pamphlet, published by a Dr. together, and, being bound fast to the yard, the Hagen, as an academical thesis : in which all sail is fúrled. the observations relative to it are summed up in FU'RLONG, n. s. Sax. farlang. A measure a concise manner, and its real existence seem- of length; the eighth part of a mile. ingly well ascertained. It is said to be gene- If a man stand in the middle of a field and speak rally about three-quarters of an inch long. aloud, he shall be heard a furlong in round, and that
FURIÆ, Furies, in Pagan mythology, in articulate sounds. goddesses, whose office it was to punish the Coming within a few furlongs of the temple, they guilty after death. They sprang from the blood passed through a very thick grove. Addison. of the wound which Cælus received from his son FU'RLOUGH, n. s. Belg. verloef. A temSaturn. Some make them daughters of Acheron porary dismission from military service; a license and Night, or Pluto and Proserpine. Accord- given to a soldier to be absent. ing to the more received opinions, they were Brutus and Cato might discharge their souls, three in number, Tisiphone, Megæra, and Alec- And give them furlo's for another world ; to, to which some add Nemesis. Plutarch men
But we, like sentries, are obliged to stand tions only one called Adrasta, daughter of In starless nights, and wait the appointed hour. Jupiter and Necessity. They were supposed to
Dryden. be the ministers of the vengeance of the gods;
FURʻMENTY, n. s. More properly frumenstern and inexorable; always employed in pu- ty or frumety, of Latin frumentum. Food made nishing the guilty upon earth, as well as in the by boiling wheat in milk. internal regions. They were also called Eume- Remember, wife, therefore, though I do it not, nides and Erinnydes. The Athenians styled The seed-cake, the pasties, and furmenty pot. them oeuvai Orai,, venerable goddesses. Their
Tu ser. worship was almost universal; and people dared FURNACE, n. s. & v.a. Sax. fyrnhus; Lat. not to mention their names, or fix their eyes vpon furnus. (Probably a compound in the Saxon their temples. They were honored with sacri- o fire and house). An enclosed place where fire fices and libations; and in Achaia they had a is heated intensely for the purpose of fusing or temple, which, when entered by any one guilty of hardening substances. The verb is low and oba crime, suddenly rendered him furious, and de- solete, occurring only in Shakspeare, and but prived him of the use of his reason. In the sa- once. crifices, the votaries used branches of cedar and The fining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold. of alder, hawthorn, saffron, and juniper; and the
Proverbs. victims were generally turtle doves and sheep,
Whoso falleth not down and worshippeth, shall the with libations of wine and honey. They were
same hour be cast into the midst of a burning fiery
Daniel. usually represented with a grim and frightful furnace. aspect, with a black and bloody garment, and
This proude king let make a statue of gold,
Sixty cubites long, and seven in brede, with serpents wreathing round their heads in
To which image, both yonge and old stead of hair. They held a burning torch in one
Commanded he to loute, and have in drede, hand, to discover the guilty, and iron chains and
Or, in a fourneis full of fames rede whips of scorpions in the other, to punish them, Ke shuld be brent that wolde not obeye. and were always attended by Terror, Rage, Pale
Chaucer. The Monkes Talc. ness, and Death. In hell they were seated
He furnaces around Pluto's throne, as the ministers of his
The thick sighs from him. vengeance. They were worshipped at Casina
Shakspeare. Cymbeline. in Arcadia, and at Carmia in Peloponnesus. Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot They had a temple at Athens, near the Areo- That it may singe yourself. Id. Henry VIIL
We have also furnaces of great diversities, that from coming out at the door of the furnace. The keep great diversity of beats.
rarefaction of the air in the fire-place will elicit The kings of Spain bave erected divers furnaces keep the fuel inflamed to a great degree; at the
a very considerable draught of air, which will and forges, for the trying and fining of their gold.
same time that the heat, being reflected from A dungeon horrible, on all sides round,
every part of the furnace excepting that narrow As one great furnace, flamed.
passage where the smoke goes up, becomes very
intense. A large quantity of fuel may be put in Furnaces, in chemistry, are instruments of at once, which will consume slowly, and thus most universal use; and, as the success of a great require but little attention, in comparison with number of experiments depends upon their being those furnaces where no such precaution is used. well or ill constructed, it is of great importance This sliding plate may be made of cast iron in that a laboratory be well provided in this respect. those furnaces where no great heat is excited; In all furnaces the principal things to be attended but in others fire-clay will be more convenient. to, are, to confine the heat as much as possible The contrivance, however, is scarcely applicable to the matter to be operated upon; and to pro- to those furnaces where great quantities of metal duce as much heat with as little fuel as possible. are to be melted; and, accordingly, the waste of To answer the first intention, the fire is usually fuel there is immense. It is computed that the confined in a chamber or cavity built on pur- iron-works of Carron, in Stirlingshire, consume pose forit, and furnished with a door for putting in annually as many coals as would be sufficient the fuel, and a grate for supporting it, and allow- for a city containing 700,000 inhabitants. In ing air to pass through, as well as the ashes to order to regulate the heat, says Dr. Black, it is drop down into a cavity provided on purpose, necessary to have the command of the furnace and called the ash-pit. Thus the heat, produced below; the parts above being frequently filled by the inflamed fuel, is confined by the sides of with small quantities of soot. The best method the furnace, and obliged to spend great part of of managing this is to shut up the door of the its force upon the subject enclosed. The second ash-hole perfectly close, and to have a set of intention, which is the most important, is at the round holes, bearing a certain proportion to one same time the most difficult to answer, and de- another; and their areas being as 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, pends entirely upon the proportion between the &c. Seven or eight of these ought to be made spaces betwixt the furnace bars and the wideness in the door of the ash-pit, which will give a sufand height of the chimney. This will appear ficient command over the fire. When the fire is from a consideration of the principles on which to be increased to the utmost, all the passages the degrees of inflammation are produced. both above and below are to be thrown open, These depend entirely on the current of air and the height of the vent augmented; which, which passes through the inflamed fuel. As by increasing the height of the column of rarefied soon as the fuel is set on fire, a certain degree of air, increases also the motion of that through the heat is produced; but, unless a constant influx fuel, and of consequence also the heat of the furof air is admitted through the burning fuel, the nace. Macquer recommends another tube apfire is instantly extinguished; nor is it possible plied to the ash-pit, widest at the end farthest by any means to renew the inflammation until from the furnace, and tapering gradually towards we admit a stream of fresh air amongst the fuel. it. The intention of this is to augment the cur When this is done, a rarefaction commences in rent and velocity of the air, by its being made to the air of the fire-place of the furnace; so that it is pass from a wider into a narrower vent; but, no longer a counterpoise to the external air, and though this is no doubt true, the air will not alis, therefore, driven up the chimney by that which timately move with greater velocity than if the enters at the ash-pit. This again, passing through tube were not there. It can only be useful, the fuel, is rarefied in its turn; and, giving therefore, in cases where the furnace is placed in place to fresh quantities, there is a constant flow a small room, and the tube itself has a commuof air up the chimney. In proportion to the ra- nication with the external air. See CHEMISTRY refaction of the air in the fire-place, the greater and LABORATORY. is the heat. But, by a certain construction of FURNEAUX (Philip), D. D., an able nonthe furnace, the under part of the chimney will conformist divine of the eighteenth century, F35 become almost as strongly heated as the fire- born in 1726, at Totnes in Devonshire. Being place; by which means, though a very strong designed for the ministry, he was sent to Loncurrent of air is forced through the fuel, yet as don for his academical studies ; and, on becoming great part of the heat is spent on the chimney, a preacher, was chosen assistant to Mr. Henry where it can be of no use, the fuel is wasted in á Read, pastor of a presbyterian congregation in very considerable degree. To avoid this, we St. Thomas's, Southwark. He afterwards became have no other method than to contract the throat one of the Sunday evening lecturers at Salters' of the chimney occasionally by a sliding plate; Hall. In 1753 he succeeded the Rev. Moses which, when put quite in, shuts up the whole vent; Lowman, as pastor of the congregation of Clapand, by being drawn out more or less, leaves a ham. Dr. Fumneaux continued a popular larger or smaller vent at pleasure. This plate preacher for upwards of twenty-three years, but ought to be quite drawn out till the fuel is tho- was attacked, in 1777, by a malady which ended roughly kindled, and the furnace well heated, in mental derangement, from which he never reso that a current of air may flow strongly through covered. He died in 1783. His principal words the fuel. After this, the plate is to be put in a are-Letters to the honorable Mr. Justice Blacs. certain length, so as just to prevent the smoke stone, concerning his Exposition of the Act of
Toleration, and some Positions relating to Reli
His training such, gious Liberty, in his celebrated Commentaries That he may furnish and instruct great teachers, on the Laws of England; and Essays on Tole
And never seek for aid out of himself.
Id. ration, 8vo., 1788.
Will your lordship lend me a thousand pounds to
Id. Henry IV. FURNEAUX, an island of the South Pacific furnish me ?
Something deeper, Ocean, first discovered by Bougainville, and af
Whereof perchance these are but furnishings. terwards by captain Cook. It is surrounded by
Shakspeare. a coral bank, and produces cocoa-nut trees. A
Plato entertained some of his friends at dinner, large lagoon of sea water occupies the interior. and had in the chamber a bed or couch, neatly and Long. 143° 10 W., lat. 17° 11' S.
costly furnished. Diogenes came in, and got up upon Furneaux ISLANDS is a cluster of islands, the bed, and trampled it, saying, I trample upon the of unknown number, in Bass Strait, be- pride of Plato. Plato mildly answered, but with tween Van Diemen's Land and New Holland. greater pride, Diogenes. Bacon's Apophthegms. The principal are-Great Island, upwards of First thou madest the great house of the world, and forty miles in length, Cape Barren Island, furnishedst it: then thou broughtest in thy tenant to Clarke's, and Preservation Island. The lower possess it,
Bp. Hall. parts of them are sandy and swampy; but the
By a general conflagration mankind shall be desbasis of most of them is a white granite. All are
troyed, with the form and all the furniture of the earth.
Tillotson. overrun with brushwood, and have a few stunted
The ground must be of a mixt brown, and large trees, which never exceed the height of twelve enough, or the horse's furniture must be of very senfeet. Vegetables in general are scanty; and, as sible colours.
Dryden. if the soil itself were unfit for vegetation, in a I shall not need to heap up instances; every one's certain spot of Preservation Island the trees have reading and conversation will sufficiently furnish him, undergone a petrifaction towards the roots. if he wants to be better stored.
Locke. Two species of seals are found here, and invite The wounded arm would furnish all their rooms, the temporary abode of those engaged in the And bleed for ever scarlet in the looms.
Halifas. fishery, otherwise these islands are uninhabited. No man can transport his large retinue, his sumpHere are also the kangaroo, wombat, duck-billed
tuous fare, and his rich furniture into another world.
South. ant-eater, and snakes of different species with
It is not the state, but a compact among private venomous fangs. The sheer water, or sooty pe- persons that hath furnished out these several remittanterel, appears in innumerable flocks, and burrows
Addison. in the ground. As well as the navigation being Doubtless the man Jesus Christ is furnished with here very difficult, the water is bad. Furneaux superior powers to all the angels in heaven, because Islands were first visited by Bags and Flinders, in he is employed in superior work.
Here wealth had done its utmost to encumber FURNES, a town of West Flanders, near the With furniture an exquisite apartment, , sea, on a canal which extends from Bruges to Which puzzled nature much to know what art meant, Dunkirk. It is a neat town, and has an
Byron. Don Juan. elegant town-house. It was taken by the French
'Tis said that persons living on annuities in May 1793, and soon after evacuated; but
Are longer lived than others,
So true it is, was again taken by general Pichegru in May
That some I really think, do never die; 1794. The air, once unhealthy on account of
creditors the worst a Jew is, the neighbourhood of marshes, is much improved And that's their mode of furnishing supply ; since they were drained. It has a brisk trade in
In my young days they lent me cash that way, corn, hops, butter, and cheese. Population 3200. Which I found very troublesome to pay. I. Fifteen miles south-west of Ostend, and twenty
FURROW, n. s. & v.a. Sax. furh, fýrian; N.N. W. of Ypres.
Dan. furc; Belg. voore. Any long trench or FURNISH, v.a.). Fr. fournir ; It. fournir. hollow; particularly a small trench made by the Fur’NISHER, n. s. To supply with what is plough for the reception of seed. The verb sigFue'NITURE, n. s.
S necessary to a certain pur- nifies to cut in furrows; to divide in long holpose. Furniture is generally that which is sup- lows; to make by cutting. plied; but now the specific term for goods in a house whether for use or ornament; a furnisher
But eft when ye count you freed from feare,
Comes the breme Winter with chamfred browes, is the agent who grants or procures supplies.
Full of wrinkles and frosty furrowes, Upon a day as on their way they went,
Drerily shooting his stormie darte, It chaunst some furniture about her steed
Which curdles the bloud and pricks the harte. To be disordered by some accident.
Spenser. The Shepheard's Calendar, Spenser. Faerie Qeeene. With greedy force each other 'doth assayle, Young Clarion, with vauntful lustyhed,
And strike so fiercely that they do impresse After his guise did cast abroad to fare,
Depe dinted furrowes in the battred mayle. And thereto 'gan his furnitures prepare.
Id. Faerie Queene. Spenser. There go the ships that furrow out their way; The duke is coming : see the barge be ready, Yea, there of wbales enormous sights we see. And fit it with such furniture as suits
Wotton. The greatness of his person.
While the ploughman near at hand,
Two such I saw, what time the labored ox, How I shail take her from her father's bouse ; In his loose traces from the furrow came, What gold and jewels she is furnished with.
And the swinkt hedger at his supper sat.
The billows fall, while Neptunc lays his mace dence at Donau Eschingen. The town of FarsOn the rough sca, and smooths its furrowed face. tenberg is an insignificant place, fourteen miles
Dryden. N. N.W. of Schaffhausen, and remarkable for Then ploughs for seed the fruitfu furrows broke,
nothing but a ruined castle, the original seat of And oxén laboured first beneath the yoke. Id.
this family. My lord it is, though time has ploughed that face FURSTENBERG is also the name of other towns With many furrows since I saw it first;
of Germany, viz. 1. In Lusatia on the Oder, Yet I'm too well acquainted with the ground quite to
taken by the Prussians in 1745, thirtezu miles forget it. Dryden and Lee's Oedipus.
south of Frankfort; 2. One in the duchy of Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield;
Mecklenburg, on the Havel, ten miles south-east Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ;
of Strelitz, containing about 1800 inhabitants ; How jucund did they drive their teams afield !
3. Another in the county of Waldeck, ten miles How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke.
wcst of Waldeck. FURROW-WEED, n. s. Furrow and weed. A Middle Mark of Brandenburgh, on the Spree.
FURSTENWALD, a well built town of the weed that grows in furrowed land.
It has manufactures of woollen stuffs; and is a Crowned with rank fumiter, and furrow-u eeds.
place of some antiquity, having been taken in
1631 by the Swedes. In 1633 it was burned by FURRUCKABAD, a district of the province the imperialists. Population 2350. Twenty-six of Agra, Hindostan, between the rivers Ganges miles east of Berlin, and twenty west of Frankand Jumna, or between the twenty-seventh and fort on the Oder. twenty-eighth degrees of northern latitude. It
FURTADO (Abraham), a modern French Jew formerly belonged to Canouge; but, in the early of some celebrity, was born in 1759, and be part of the last century, was assigned to an came one of the leading members of the Parisian Afghan chief named Mohammed Khan Bungush, Sanhedrim convoked by Buonaparte. He is said whose descendants became independent, and to have possessed considerable eloquence, and were frequently engaged in war with the nabobs was the author of a Poetical Version of the Book of Oude; but at length became tributary to that of Job; Political Harmonics, 4 vols.; a Translapower. The British, in the year 1801, took the tion of Lucretius, &c. nabob of Furruckabad under their protection ; FURTH, a considerable manufacturing towo when the state of the country was found very of Franconia, subject to Bavaria, four miles west wretched. He shortly after agreed to make it of Nuremberg. It is situated near the junction over, with all the civil and military jurisdiction, of the Rednitz and Pegnitz. It is entirely infor an annual pension of 180,000 rupees. Since debted for its increase to the liberality of its civil that period it has improved ; and is managed by management. Artisans who are unable to obtain a judge, collector, &c., subject to the circuit court admission at Nuremberg settle without difficulty of Bareilly.
here: glass of all kinds, but in particular large FURRUCKABAD, a fortified town of Hindostan, mirrors, are made. There is also a number of capital of the above district, is situated about watch-makers, gold-beaters, joiners, saddlers, a mile from the western bank of the Ganges, and stocking-weavers, &c.; and the total population contains a small citadel and the former palace amounts to nearly 13,000; of which the Jess of the nabob. To preserve his dignity, the form 2700: they have a separate spiritual and British authorities reside in the suburbs. It
temporal jurisdiction; their judge being a rabbi, carries on an advantageous trade with Cashmeer. from whom there is an appeal to the other maThe inhabitants are Hindoos and Mahommedans
gistrates. in nearly equal proportions. They are said to
FURTHER, adj. & adv. From forth, Dot be handsome and brave, but not of very exem- FurʻTHERMORE, adv. - from far, as is conplary character. Under the walls of this place FUR'Thest, adj.
monly imagined; lord Lake, in 1804, after several days' pursuit, forth, further, furthest, corrupted from forther, came up with and totally defeated the Mahratta forthest ; Sax. fonden. Forther is used by Sir chief Holkar.
Thomas More. See Forth and FARTHER It FURSTENBERG, or FURSTENBURG, a late signifies at a greater distance; beyond this: and principality of Suabia, which was partitioned 'it has, in some sort, the force of a substantive in among different powers by the treaty of the Con- the phrase no further for nothing further. federation of the Rbine. It was erected in the
And the angel of the Lord went further, and stood thirteenth century, and divided into several
in a narrow place.
Nand, vii. 2. branches : the brothers and other children were
Than furthermore I went as I wos lad: called landgraves. The estate gave six voices ir
And there I sawe withouten any faile the assemblies of the circle, and a seat on the
A chaice yset with ful riche aparaile. bench of princes at the diet of the empire. It
Chaucer. The Assemblie of Ladie. now chiefly belongs to Baden. The whole contains about 860 square miles, and 83,000 inha, Conquerours or tyrantes mater, ful oft thralles
And, furthermore, understond wel, that thise bitants. It is in general a mountainous and
Of hem that ben borne of as royal blood as ben woody district; but has good pastures. Here
They that hem conqueren. Id. The Persones Take. are also mines of iron and copper : the chief
Upon that famous river's further shore, manufactures are straw hats, and time-pieces in There stood a snowie swan of heavenly hiew wood, brass, or iron. The inuabitants are chiefly And gentle kinde, as ever fowle afore Catholics. A branch, of the old family of Furs- A fairer one in all the goodly criew: tenberg, we believe the Stuklingen, has its resi- Of white Strimonian brood enighi no man vi r.