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which a man enabled to speak wisely from A.D. 1805. Miss Judie, eight years old, and the principles of nature and his own medi- little for that age, played the Country Girl tation, loves rather to be thought to speak at Covent Garden : and when she was talked by inspiration, like a bagpipe.”Preface to of as “ a wife and mistress, and an object of Gondibert.

love and jealousy," the thing was too mon

strous, and the audience would not suffer False ornaments in poetry— the public her to finish the part. are taken by them as larks are caught by doring :-a net and a looking glass. Some time before the revolution, Bonner

was going to engage the theatre in the Aaron Hill, vol. 1, p. 41, describes the Thuilleries for English plays, under the paraptures of a rural walk from Buckingham tronage of the Court. Our best actors would Gate to Tothill Fields.

have been of the party. It was Harris's Aaron Hill sought to reform the dresses scheme, in 1784, and it was put a stop to of the theatre, vol. 1, pp. 141-2-3.

probably by the cloudy politics of that day, His scheme for an academical theatre.— and the Court's embarrassment. Ibid. p. 194.

A MS. note in a copy of the Coll. of CANNIBALS who have tried both, assure Verses on the Cotswold games, in the posus that white men are finer flavoured than session of Mr. Octavius Gilchrist, says, “Dr. negroes, and Englishmen than Frenchmen. John Dover was born in the sixty-second -LANGSDORFF, vol. 1, p. 141.

year of his mother's age, as his own daugh

ter now living (1747) attests, who is wife to BADDELEY, the comedian, left to the thea- Mr. Cordwell the city carpenter." trical fund his cottage at Hampton, in trust, that they should elect to reside in it, four WHEN Woodward the Comedian was in such of the fund pensioners as might not Dublin, and lodged opposite the Parliament object to living sociably under the same House, a mob who were making the memroof. The house has two parlours and four bers swear to oppose an unpopular bill, bedchambers, and that they might not ap- called out to his family to throw them a pear in the neighbourhood like dependents, Bible out of the window. Mrs. W. was he left a certain sum to be by them distri- frightened, for they had no such book in the buted in charity. There was to be a little house, but he threw out a volume of Shakessmoking summer house built for them of pere, telling the mob they were welcome to wood from old Drury, bought for the pur- | it. They gave him three cheers, swore the pose, and so situated as to command a view members upon this book, and afterwards of the Temple of Shakespeare erected by returned it without discovering its conGarrick. He also left the interest of £100 tents. 3 per cents, for an annual twelfth-cake with wine and punch in the great green room, to INOCULATION — opposed in America by make the future sons and daughters of Thes- Dr. Douglas, a Scotchman. See Boylston, pis remember an old friend and member of Allen's American Biography. the profession.

London is annually supplied with about " To dor certainly means to outwit or impose 4000 dozen larks from the country about upon; and to dor the dotterel is an old saying, Dunstable. used by Ben Jonson, Bart. Fair, Act iv. sc. 1.

At Leipsic the excise on larks is said to But I cannot help suspecting that the word here should be daring, which has been explained be produce 6000 dollars yearly! about £900. fore.-J.W.W.


CARDINAL ALEAnder’s epitaph, written kindness. He lived to be replaced, and died by himself

at 80, at the house of his eldest son, at HamKárðavov vúk áékwr, ört Taboou al ü - mersmith, much respected.'

μάρτυς Πολλών, ώνπερ ιδείν άλγιον ήν θανάτου. Vincent ALSOP, the Nonconformist, es

caped persecution, because the informers

I Richard Alleine, the Somersetshire could not find out his Christian name. Nonconformist, who was ejected from the remember a man escaping death for forgery living of Batcomb, in that county, wrote a

because his Christian name was written in book called Vindiciæ Pietatis, or a Vindica- the indictment Bart., instead of Bartholotion of Godliness, which was published in 1665 without a license, and therefore the copies were seized, and sent to the King's

ANNOTTO. Odd that what some Indians kitchen for waste paper.

This was done used to paint themselves with, should be upon an information of the king's booksel- used in Europe for purposes as silly,—by ler (his name?), and this fellow then bought

the English to dye their cheese, and by the them up at a cheap rate, and sold them him- Dutch as well as English to dye their butter! self! For this he was brought on his knees to the council-table, and the book again sent

Courier, February 2, 1815. Curious Into the kitchen and bisked,-inked so as to

dia shawl. The admirers of Oriental gebe illegible.

nius are invited to an inspection of the most

perfect specimen of Indian workmanship ALLELOPHAGI, so those flies are called ever produced; which, from its elegant inwhich eat each other,--and under this term

tricacy of design, and beautiful combination are many of our authors to be classed. of colours, is justly esteemed as the chef

d'œuvre of Eastern ingenuity. Price, 500 Alerion,'an invention in heraldry of the

guineas, at Everington's India and British French to insult the empire,-a spread eaglet

Shawl warehouse. without beak or feet.

THERE is at Vicenza a benefit of art, anaMIKEPHER ALPHERY. Toward the close

logous to our benefit of clergy. A criminal of the sixteenth century, this prince, with

who can prove himself the best workman in two brothers, being of the imperial line of any useful art, has his life spared for the Russia, were sent to England to save their

first offence. This would have saved poor lives, in consequence of the state of things,

Ryland,” and the man who made the selfand consigned to Joseph Bidell, a Russia

moving carriage. merchant. He sent them to Oxford, where the two brothers died of the small-pox. The Some old empirics persuaded certain pasurvivor took orders in the English Church,

tients of more rank than intellect, that gold, and had the rectory of Wooley, in Hunting- being a royal metal, was peculiarly well caldonshire. From thence he was invited to put himself at the head of his friends, and

1 The reader should refer to Walker's Suf. recover the throne of his ancestors, but he ferings of the Clergy, part ii. p. 183. It is stated preferred his own humbler, happier, and in the Bing. Brit. that “ Mrs. Alphery, the last holier life. The Puritans used him ill, and

descendant of this family, married one Johnson,

a sadler at Huntingdon, and was living in 1764, ejected him ; but the Presbyterian who was

when she confirmed these facts to the late Lord put in his place, treated him with much Sandwich." in v.

9 William Wynne Ryland, the engraver, ex. | See MENAGE in v. Alerions.-J. W. W. ecuted for forgery in 1783.–J. W.W.

culated to cure the diseases of royal and bell-ringing, one man learning only one noble personages.

note. Balloons have an antipathy to men. * The changes on seven bells are 5040;

on twelve, 479,001,600, which it would take JUDGE JENKINS,' a Welshman, expected 91 years to ring at the rate of two strokes to be hung by the Parliament for his zeal in a second. The changes on fourteen bells in Charles's cause. He had a great desire could not be rung through at the same rate for this political martyrdom, and had re- in less than 16,575 years; and upon foursolved to go to the gallows with Bracton on and-twenty, they would require more than his left shoulder, the statutes at large on his 117,000 billions of years. right, and the Bible round his neck, that these books, as having been his counsellors, Talford knew a cat and dog who, when should hang with him. “And first,” said the family removed house, travelled back he, “I will eat much liquorice and ginger- in company to the old habitation, thirty bread, thereby to strengthen my lungs, that miles distant,—the cat under convoy. I may be heard far and near."

EARL OF ARUNDEL, in Charles I.'s time,

Cattle. brought over the new way of building with brick in the city, greatly to the safety of * The most important point for feeders is, the city, and preservation of the wood of that they should die well. This is Lord this nation.

Somerville's phrase.

Some bulls of the middle-horned breed HARRY CAREY. See Cyclopædia for an are reproached with being throaty, the skin account of the procession of booksellers, too profuse and pendulous. The neck perauthors, printers, and musicians to his be- haps thick and goary in the estimation of nefit.

strangers,—but with this property the oxen

are not to be reproached, or they would UNDER our Danish king, the Carnifex not labour as they do. was an officer of great dignity, being ranked The flesh must be mellow in handling. with the Archbishop of York, Earl Gordon, The coarse square Dutch beefy breed is and the Lord Steward. — Flor - Wigorn. the basis of the short-horned breed. An. 1040.2

The common Lincolnshire are coarse in

head and horn, large boned, and high upon Royal Ark Mariners and Sons of Noah: the leg. Those that never fatten are called some hyper-foolish Freemasons. See M. lyery. Magazine, vol. vi. p. 426.

Never was a more fortunate cross than

between the Alderney and the Northern CEPHALONOMANTIA,

- divination by an short horns. They are unrivalled for great ass's head.

milking, and famous for carrying a vast

depth of natural flesh, and tallowing within Cuace. Under this head in Rees's Cye in the first degree. But in fineness of flesh clopædia an account of the horns in Russia, they can never compete with certain other which the men learn to blow as men learn breeds without the entire overthrow of their

Dutch basis by a repeated use of some other See Second Series, p. 194, and Southey's opinion that “his works ought to be collected.”

The Holderness are too often the worst? This same passage is quoted in Do CANGE, and in SPELMAN'S Gloss. in v.-J. W.W. shaped cattle in the island, and perhaps the


least profitable, – long, gaunt, deep car- King of Portugal's cabinet. The fate of casses, without adequate substance, placed | Lyonet's is not known; but it is believed upon high stilts of the coarsest timber, slow at present to enrich one of the Parisian feeders, never fat, and the flesh excessively museums."


Some of the Glamorganshire cattle cloddy. The ducking stool was a legal punish

The Pembroke ox is too leggy, but he ment. Roguish brewers and bakers also becomes early ripe, and will make fat at were liable to it, and they were to be ducked four years old, and stands his drift, that is in stercore, the town ditch. Cathedra sterto say, his journey, better than any from coris it is called in Domesday Book. Wales. In the Agricultural Report of Middlesex

DagENHAM breach.' The injustice of Parthe London dealers in milk are said to keep liament to Captain Perry, leaving him, after 8590 cows. They have been driven farther five years of exertion, anxiety, and care, from town by the scarcity of grass land, and £500 poorer

when he began. therefore carry

the milk there in light carts, wherein it is slung in tin jars. One dealer

Ergot, a disease in corn, and especially had nearly 1000, worth £23 each, affording in rye, which produces in those who eat it annually a return of £38 each, and a net dry gangrene and death! profit of £6000 per year. Each cow affords about nine quarts per

ARTIFICIAL asses milk! The receipt is day, 3285 per year.

in the Cyclopædia under the word Eryngo. The retailer by adulteration and cream clears £26.138.4d. a year by every cow. They

A.D. 1809. A BARGE was going along the divide among themselves an annual sum of

new cut from Paddington with casks of spi£308,833, and London pays annually for

rits and barrels of gunpowder. It is supmilk £626,233.

posed that one of the crew bored a hole in The water adulteration is carried on

a powder barrel by mistake, meaning to openly. One keeper calls his pump from steal spirits, the gimblet set fire to the powits colour the famous black cow. By this der, and eleven other barrels were driven name it is known, and is said to yield more

to the distance of 150 yards; but only the than all the rest of his cows together. Look single barrel exploded. for the trial upon this subject.

The Bretons buy from Norway the offal

and entrails of the large fish caught in the Conus princeps. One variety of this shell

North seas, which of late years has become called the King of the South. Three spe

a considerable article of trade. These they cimens were known in France before the

cut in pieces and strew along the coast, when Revolution, the finest of which was in the

the wind is not off shore, and this bait brings possession of Comte de la Tour d'Auvergne: the pilchards in shoals. this came from the Isle of France, and was

MACKEREL come to feed on the narrowknown by the appellation of Le Cedu-nulli leaved, purple, palmated sea-wrack, -heraux Isles. Of the Queen of the Isles, it is rings on an insect called the sea caterpillar. contested whether there be one or two specimens, Lyonet's Cedo-nulli being affirmed This irruption of the Thames took place in by some, and contested by others, to be the 1707. The land was recovered by Captain Perry celebrated Cedo-nulli of La Faille's cabinet;

at an expense of £40,000. but this last is said to have been purchased | known; but it has a poisonous effect, and re

? This is now used medicinally, as is well at the Hague, about the year 1728, for the quires the utmost caution.-J. W. W.

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Ninon Lenclos said, “If such a life as he died, his friends were obliged to send it I had spent had been proposed to me as my to the carpenter to be repaired. lot, I would have hanged myself rather than have passed through it."

CHRISTMAS,1815. The postboy has brought

this “shocking news," as Mrs. Lloyd's' man The arch of a bit called “Liberty of the calls it, from Kendal to Ambleside; that Tongue." If a certain person were to be there was a poor man there who had eels saddled and bridled like an ass, his bit must in him, and never any poor creature was have no void space.

known to bide so much as he did with these

eels. They made a hole in his side to ser Tue Pope shuts the mouth of a new Car- if they could get the eels, but it was found dinal; – how glad would the Opposition that they could not be got out without killsometimes be if they had a like power with ing him; and at last he was in such pain their members !

that the doctors sleeped him to death. The

interpretation of this Mr. Scambler supJuly 13. Read two pamphlets by William poses to be, that the man had an aneurism of upon

the London Female Penitentiary. the aorta, the visible pulsation was supposed His argument that such institutions do more to be the motion of the eels, and he died in harm than good, is like some of the argu- the usual course of the disease soon after ments against the Bible Society, made of some dose had been given to allay the sympright stuff, but spun too fine. But he clearly toms. Cupping or leeching may explain shows how exceedingly important it is that the other exaggeration. the parish offices should be served by men of respectability, activity, and principle, who “The Bible," says Mr. OWEN, "as it prowould discharge them as parts of their civil | ceeded originally from the sacred penmen, and religious duty. Each parish is in itself would (if it were in existence) give us in a a little commonwealth, and it is easy to con- manner the autograph of God." ceive that before manufactures were introduced, or where they do not exist, a parish Miss Hutchinson's great grandmother may be almost as well ordered as a family. was one of a party who sat down to the first Note this as one of the most practicable and pound of tea that ever came into Penrith. most efficient means of reform. Good over- It was sent as a present, and without direcseers would make the workhouse at once a tions how to use it. They boiled the whole house of asylum, of correction, of industry, at once in a kettle, and sat down to eat the and of reform.

leaves with butter and salt; and they wonHale's argument, that, reform as many dered how any person would like such a prostitutes as you may, their places will be dish. filled, and the number not diminished, is, I dare say, well founded. According to him, Ar Rowland Hill's Chapel is an organ by the greater number are single women who Elliot, of great power. It is said that on work by day at various trades, and try their the performance of one of the hymns deluck to boot. But these cannot be the ram- scriptive of thunder, many of the congrepant whores who render the streets dan- gation have fainted. gerous at night.

In 1806, the United Lodges of Druids John Minys, of Norwich, at the age of 78, had his coffin made, set it up, and used

| The wife of Southey's friend, c. Lloyd. it as a cupboard. Ile lived sixteen years. Mr. Scambler was the medical practitioner at The worms attacked the coffin, and when Ambleside.-J. W. W.

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