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into elements in their rapture, and nothing Spirits.
but their soul was received into Abraham's ENRY MORE thought it was
bosom. I smell the leaven of the Sadducees manifestly indicated in the here; for certainly the origin of it came Scriptures, “ That there is no
from such as they, who resisted the truth, such necessary union between and held that a body could not be exalted the soul and the body, but she may act as
to heavenly places.”—Ibid. p. 428. freely out of it, as in it: as men are nothing
“ The spirits of the faithful may appear; the more dull, sleepy, or senseless, by put those of the wicked not.”—Ibid. p. 436. A ting off their clothes, and going out of the forcible passage. house, but rather more awakened, active,
Proclus, according to Rabelais (vol. i. and sensible.”—Theological Works, p. 19.
p. 102), says, " Qu'en forme leonine ont “ Besides, it is not unreasonable but that esté diables souvet veus, lesquels en la preshe (the soul) and other spirits, though they
sence d'un coq blanc soudainement sont have no set organs, yet for more distinct disparus." But M. le Duchat says, the coand full perception of objects, may frame lour of the cock is not specified. the element they are in into temporary organization : and that with as much ease and “ The miracle of the herd of swine has swiftness as we can dilate and contract the never been better explained than thus; that pupil of our eye, and bring back or put for the devils were suffered to go into the swine, ward the crystalline humour.”—Ibid. p. 26. to make it appear that they were indeed
Why has not man a microscopic eye ? evil spirits which had possessed the men,
Because it is impossible: that is, not only and thus practically confute the doctrine of inconsistent with his nature, and the order the Sadducees, who denied that there were of the universe, but incompatible with it. any spirits.”—JENKINS' Reas. of Christian
But a pneumascopic or angeloscopic eye ity, vol. 1, p. 259. is not impossible.
“Good spirits as numerous and active as
bad.”—Ib. p. 325. “ The Battas (Sumatra) think their an- Dryden's Philidel (a poor imitation of cestors are a kind of superior beings atten- Ariel) laments dant on them always.”—Phil. Trans. Abr.
“ For so many souls as, but this morn, vol. 14, p. 317.
Were clothed with flesh, and warmed with “ Number in the air.”—Bisu. HACKETT, But naked, now, or shirted but with air.”
vital blood, Sermon, p. 212.
King Arthur, vol. 6, p. 284. “ Some Jewish Rabbins have presumed Monthly Review, vol. 2, p. 427. A cuto teach more than Scripture, that the RIOUS argument for the existence of evil bodies of Enoch and Elias were dissolved spirits, drawn from dreams, by Seed.
In Pierce Penniless his Supplication, it portion to the number of the smaller.”is said, “ The spirits of the air will mix Ibid. vol. 16, p. 308. themselves with thunder and lightning, and Query? To the number of those on so infect the clime where they raise any tem- which they prey ?-or does he mean that pest, that suddenly great mortality shall en- creatures of prey are few in proportion as sue to the inhabitants. The spirits of fire they are large ? have their mansions under the regions of the moon.”—Boswell's Shakspeare, vol. 15, p. 287, n.
[Horses.] Ghost in the form of a dog.-Gent. Mag. buried in the burial ground of Lambeth Old
“ John Ducrow, the clown at Astley's, vol. 1, p. 31.
Church, 27 May. The hearse was preceded at his particular desire, by his two favourite
small white and chestnut coloured ponies, Animals.
each led by an attendant, and having on its “Their more refined properties.”
head a plume, and a rich velvet cloth spread
over the back.”—Times, 31 May, 1834. HENRY MORE, Theol. Works, p. 33. “ Their shadow of religion.”—Ibid. p. 34.
LEO X., crowned Pope the anniversary
of his capture in the battle of Ravenna, in “ Natural religion, historians tell us,
the preceding year; and “il monta le cheobservable in other creatures as well as
val Turc qu'il avoit eu le jour de cette batmen.”— ADAM LITTLETON, p. 96.
taile; car l'ayant retiré des mains des Fran
çois a rançon il l'aima d'une façon particuMUSSEL-Elephants - MARIGNY, Revolu
lière, et le fit nourrir jusqu'à une extrême tion, vol. 1, p. 274.
vieillesse avec un grand soin."-BAYLE, vol. WALKING Stuart called himself an Ho
“ Summâ cum indulgentiâ al
2, p. 300. moousiast, as akin to all animated beings. endum curavit.”—are the words of Jovius. -Mrs. Bray's Letters. “ Fish that are kept in jars, when they
[Elephants.] have lived awhile together, contract so great Major Morr says “ There is a something an affection for each other, that if they are in the elephant, independently of its bulk, separated they become melancholy and sul- I think, which distinguishes it from other len, and are a long time before they forget quadrupeds. No person or persons would the loss."— Phil. Tran. Abr. vol. 9, p. 323. commit any act of gross indelicacy or in
“ Mr. Anderson put two ruffs into a jar decency in the presence of an elephant, of water about Christmas; and in April he more than in the presence of the wholly gave one of them away. The fish that re- reasoning. The same feeling would not premained was so affected that it would eat vail touching the presence of a stupid rhinothing for three weeks; so that fearing it noceros, almost as bulky."-Oriental Fragwould pine to death, he sent it to the gen- ments, p. 485. tleman on whom he had bestowed its companion. On rejoining it, it eat immediately, WATTS thought their spirits might perand recovered its former briskness."-Ibid. petually transmigrate.. Sometimes he
thought it hard to ascribe sensation to “ Size, I believe, says J. Hunter, is in them: sometimes could hardly avoid thinkthose animals who feed on others, in pro- | ing them reasonable.—Vol. 7, p. 579.
“ και τα μεν σημαίνομαι, to be called, and thus then the only effable Τα δ' εκπέπληγμαι, κοκ έχω μαθείν ότο. name serves also for an epoch, by which the SOPHOCLES, Ajax, v. 31. evils of the reign are dated. Much confu
sion has been caused by some emperors capriciously altering their epochal names.
One who reigned fifty-four years assumed Names.
no fewer than eleven.”—Phil. Trans. vol. "The King of Ethiopia calls himself the
7, p. 431. king at whose name the lions tremble. Yet
In the Lucidario, or Book of the Master the hyena comes into the middle of his capi- | and Disciple, the D. asks if the angels tal.”—GEDDES' JENKIN, vol. 2, p. 46. have names, and the M. answers, “ Gli An
Adam Littleton, Adam Clarke, Adam geli hanno tanta scientia che non hanno biSedgewick, each has eaten largely of the sogno di nome." Upon this, the disciples fruit of what is now no longer a forbidden observe that “ Michael, Gabriel, and Ratree.
phael, are names.” M. “They are rather
surnames (sopra nomi) than names, because Mrs. GARRICK's name was Eve Maria.- they are imposed by men, per accidente ; P. Stock, vol. 2, p. 144.
in heaven they have no proper names. By
accident it is that the first angel obtained “ Upon Elizabeth's death it was given his name, Sathan or more properly Sathael, out that an old lion (ess?) in the Tower, that is to say, enemy, or opposed to God." bearing her name, pined away during her Antitheist. sickness, and died.”—Ellis's Orig. Letters, 2 Series, vol. 3, p. 195.
Death. “ The names of women should be agreeable, soft, clear, captivating the fancy, au
COUNT DE BUREN, death scene. — BRANspicious, ending in long vowels, resembling TOME, vol. 4, p. 317-23. words of benediction.”—Inst. OF MENU,
M. d'Esse.—Ibid. vol. 7, p. 212-3. Sir W. Jones, vol. 7, 116.
Duke John, of Austria, bad this display
after death.—Ibid. p. 323. See also pp. 154, vol. Ibid.
Walter White's book.
Lacaille on prolongation of life.
Scott's Argument (Christian Life, vol.
1, p. 297) compared with the savage notion “ Tue St. Bernard's dog, which we saw
that death is not a natural and necessary stuffed at Berne, and which had saved the thing,-a notion which seems as if it must lives of fifteen men, was called Barry."— have been derived from the Fall of Man. Downes' Letters from the Continent, vol. 1,
Trivulci's death, sword in hand, to drive
away the devils.-BRANTOME, vol. 5, p. 258-9. “ In China the Emperor's proper name must not be pronounced during his life. TREE of life, and the forbidden tree, their Nor after his death ; for they are as it were possible effects.—JENKINS' Reasonableness, consecrated by a surname, and by that sur- vol. 2, p. 238-9. name are received into the burial place of See, too, his argument for understanding their ancestors, and called in history. But these chapters not as allegorical.—Ibid. p in their lifetime they choose a name by which | 240.
Jovial from Jove, and Jove from Jehovah! Palmestry book.–Jenkins, p. 100.
Feeling toward Inanimate Objects. Elelen - Hallelujah, Halliballoo. — Ibid. When the Chancellor Cheverny went home
in his old age for the last time, “ Messieurs,
(dit-il aux Gentilshommes du canton acNames.
conrus pour le saluer) je resemble au bon PIERRE DE LOyer found his whole name,
lievre qui vient mourir au gîte.
“Arrivant au Chateau de Cheverny, trouand place of abode anagrammed in a verse
vant que l'on luy avoit fait changer un vieux of the Odyssey.-BAYLE, vol. 2, p. 356-7. “ But though Haller calls his works
lit, pour en remettre un plus beau à sa
place, il se fascha, et voulut que l'on remit opuscula insanientis, he has some good remarks upon the injurious effects of glazing ladite chambre, qu'il n'a jamais voulu
son vieux lit avec la vieille tapisserie en in the potteries, and on rheumatism by friction and sudorifics."—SPRENGEL, vol. 3, p. ceux-là, disant qu'il les aimoit plus que tous
changer, ni se servir d'autres meubles que 370.
les beaux qui estoient en sa maison, comme “ By what names the relics of anony- luy ayant servi à sa naissance et durant mous martyrs are to be distinguished.”
toute sa vie.”—Coll. des Mem. tom. 50, p. Osservazione sopra i Cimiteri, &c. pp. 109
One of Bishop Hobart's juvenile corres“CHARLES II. named a yacht the Fubbs, pondents writes to him—“Your good friend in honour of the Duchess of Portsmouth, while here, accidentally saw your little who we may suppose was in her person rather trunk in one corner of the room, and acfull and plump. Sculptors and painters tually manifested as much joy at the sight apply this epithet to children, and say, for of it as if it had been an old friend.”—MR. instance, of the boys of Fiammingo, that Vickers’ Memoir of Bish. Hobart, p. 128. they are fubby. In this yacht he narrowly escaped shipwreck. Mr. Gostling, Sub- “ Near Mealhada is a fine forest of great dean of St. Paul's (a famous singer) one of extent, and so intricate, that even the nathe party, struck with a just sense of his tives are sometimes bewildered by the muldeliverance, and the terrific scene from titude of tracks. My guide said that it which he had escaped, he, on his return to
abounded in wolves, and desired me to obLondon, selected from the Psalms those serve the stump of a tree recently felled, passages which declare the wonders and telling me that a young man, assailed by terrors of the deep, and gave them to Pur- three of those ferocious animals, had taken cell to compose as an anthem. This Pur- refuge in its branches, and had afterwards cell did, and adapted it so peculiarly to the cut it down as a memorial of his escape, compass of Mr. Gostling's voice, which was and in testimony of his gratitude. I thought a deep bass, that hardly any person but this an odd mode of returning thanks, and himself was then, or has since been, able to tacitly determined never to endanger my sing it.”—Hawkins's Hist. Mus. vol. 4, p. safety for a native of Mealhada. Different 359. N.
nations have certainly different modes of
expressing their sense of services conferred. A. GUISE christened Paris by the city | A Portuguese fells a tree for the same reawhich stood sponsor.—BRANTOME, vol. 8, son that an Englishman would effectually
protect it.”—LORD CAERNARVON's PortuWhy Montluc christened a son Fabian. gal and Gallicia, vol. 1, p. 56. -Ibid. vol. 7, p. 295.
MR. Augustus St. John, in the very COMPARE Hutchinson, vol. x. p. 294-5, pleasing Journal of his residence in Nor- | with W. Whiter. mandy, says, that upon praising a plough which he saw there as an exceedingly neat
" Tu que vas implement of its kind, the farmer was Por este mundo inconstante pleased at the compliment, and replied, Mira que el que va delante
She goes well, Sir." " It was the first Avisa al que va detras." time,” says Mr. St. John, “I had observed
LOPE DE VEGA, vol. 17, p. 218. that a plough is of the feminine gender ; but my friend seemed to be a kind of an
“R. ALEXANDER aliquando proclamavit, amateur, and spoke of his plough with as Quis est, qui cupit diu vivere ? Quis est, much affection as a true bred sailor speaks qui cupit diu vivere? Statimque congreof his ship, or Sancho Panza of his ass, gati sunt et venerunt ad ipsum omnes qui Dapple."— P. 18.
fuerunt in mundo, dixeruntque, da nobis
vitam." Upon which, he preached to them A JUBILEE church after the th, and from Psalm xxxiv. 13, 14, 15. — Avoda then commences with a fresh numeration in Sara. p. 157. the second century.
The angel of death is all over eyes, “totus quantus sit oculatus.”—Ibid. p. 163.
LIFE of BEATTIE, vol. 1, p. 406, composure toward death accounted for. Vol. ii. p. 259, Dr. Campbell's death, a beautiful and valuable fact.
Metastasio, vol. vii. p. 324.
Death thought unnatural in Loango.Parallels, vol. 1, p. 724.
In Congo the greatest of all goods.Ibid.
Stahl thought that no sufficient physical
MR. A. B. Johnson (an American) once cause for death can be assigned, seeing that heard a divine contend in his sermon that, the human body, notwithstanding its ten- except on the authority of revelation, no dency to destruction, always resists it by individual can be certain that he shall die.” virtue of the action of the soul.-Theor.
Treatise on Language, p. 258. Med. P. 606. SPRENGEL, vol. 5, p. 218.
CARLYLE's French Revolution, vol. 1, p. Pontoppidan says that “in the vale of 27. Guldbrand, and especially in the parish of
Duc of Orleans, who believed there was Læssoe, there are persons of such an ex
no such thing as death. treme age, that from a lassitude of longer
Tickets in death's lottery. life, they get themselves removed elsewhere to die the sooner." 1 — M. Review, vol. xii.
| As this is a curious statement, I have thought the reader might like the reference. It occurs in his Norges Noturlige Historie, tom. ii. p. 411. Kjøbenhavn, 1753, 4to.-J. W. W.
Number 2. " Gli due che mutuamente s'amano, non son veri due. So. Ma quanti ? Phi. O solamente uno, over quattro.
So. Che gli