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" Qui non s'ha d'uopo aver da Bonaparte SPANISH Jews in the Levant are very Avuta lezion di cavalcare."
numerous, and still speak Spanish as their Cacasenno, xviii. p. 5. mother tongue.-Ibid. vol. 3, p. 244. If the date of this villainous poem were to be made out by internal testimony alone,
A FRENCHMAN, for want of bark, cured:
p. 255. who would suppose that it was older than ague by coffee in powder.—Ibid. the days of Napoleon.
TURKISH allowance of heads decapitanda.
-Ibid. p. 400. “ Cutting down the sea weeds for kelp has injured the Scotch fisheries : there is
PROHIBITION of smoking is thought the no longer protection for the young fry, and hardest duty of Wahabism.-Ibid. p. 467. therefore the old fish forsake those places." - Quarterly Review, No. 74, p. 318.
" Es tan grande la fuerza de una batalla
campal, que con mucha razon dizen los Water melons grow in the deserts of que professan la arte y disciplina militar. South Africa.—Philip, vol. 2, p. 121. Dios me dè cient años de guerra, y no un
dia de battalla.”—GABIBAY, vol. 4, p.
1031. Flies annually destroyed by fire at Florence"-GALIFFE, Italy, vol. 2, p. 408. Sugar canes, Jer. vi. 20, “ from a far
country." * Rer NENORENSIS, a priest of Diana at Vemi by the lake, who held his place by ner of the kingdom, and wrote it in a book
“ Then Samuel told the people the manthe tenure of having murdered his prede- and laid it up before the Lord.”—1 Sum. cessor, and was never without a drawn sword to protect himself against his aspi
A constitution or original compact here. rant successor.”—Mementoes of a Tour, vol. 2, p. 217.
“ – L'on étoit assuré, avant que l'on Gas from a burning spring used for do- ce qui se diroit. Le mais étoit sa transition
parlât, qu'il étoit d'un sentiment contraire mestic purposes in America.-M-KENNEY'S
favorite, et le non son mot chère et famiSketches, p. 84.
lier.”—MARIVAUX, La Paysanne Pauore, rol. Galileo's finger bit off by an antiquary. Duppa's Trarels, p. 13.
The miscreant Burke was asked how he
felt when pursuing his trade of murder, he A Saintly beard.—HEBER's Journal, vol. replied that “ he had no feelings about it
when he was awake, but that when he slept
he had frightful dreams, such as he had The modern Greeks use M for B.- never had before." TURNER's Tour, vol. 1, p. 145.
Drink had something to do with this
waking state, for the price of blood was STRANGE history of a Corsican who was
chiefly expended in ardent spirits. like Prince Leopold of Naples.—Ibid. p. 195.
“ Shall I make spirits fetch me what I
please? Red sand fell with the rain at Zante.--I'll have them fly to India for gold, Ibid. p. 204.
Ransack the ocean for orient pearl,
3, p. 17.
2, p. 17.
And search all corners of the new-found been taken from the heavier hives, without
destroying the labourers, in other words,
Iris. STORY in Oviedo of the fruit brought from the West Indies by a Devil to Eng
A Book or pamphlet was published, 1712, land.
with this good title, “ Account of the dam
nable Prizes in Old Nick's Lottery."
N. B. Island not elevated from the ocean,
but formed by coral, &c.
grave, two hundred and fifty at one time.
at Vianen. “ HARTLEPOOL,” says Mr. Surtees, vol. DALMAN, a Tarragonan conjurer, often 3, p. 100, was now in that delightful state taken before the Inquisition and examined. of existence which is allowed once, and once -Grandezas de Tarragona, p. 264. only to all bodies, as well human as corporate, bourgeoning with the fresh vigour of FLETCHER (Elder Brother, p. 118) sneers young life, regardless of the distant hours of slow decay, which as surely await, if
“ Dunce Hollinshed exempt from sudden ruin, every institution The Englishman that writes of shows and of human policy, as they do every form of
sheriffs." mortal mould." Not so necessarily.
In the description of an Auto-da-fé, which
is in Humboldt's possession (Travels, vol. 7, KINSEY (Portugal, p. 229), says
p. 263), “ a boast is made of the prodigality is an African liquor; the use came from with which refreshments are distributed to thence to Spain, so into France, and from the condemned; and of the staircase which Normandy to us."
the Inquisition have had erected in the inBut is the apple an African fruit ? terior of the pile for the accommodation of
the relaxados !" “In the neighbourhood of Sheffield, when the garden flowers are nearly past, bee Selection, Gentleman's Magazine, vol. 3, bives are carried to the moors, that they p. 455. Gassendi's delight in the singing may collect honey enough from the beath of birds ; a very beautiful passage. to maintain them during the winter. This removal takes place either in the case of Danish Folkesagn, vol. i. p. 84. ANDERS, late swarms, or poor stocks which have but a parallel case to Huntington's way of little honey, or after the seasons' honey has | living.
Aaron Purgatus, a book by Monceau, | In America, where they are sometimes or Moncæus, to justify Aaron for making frozen as hard as stones, they rot if thave the golden calf !-BAYLE.
in open day; but if thawed in darkness
they do not rot, and lose very little of their “Kowest thou not that fish caught with natural odour and properties." — Receni medicines, and women gotten with witch- Indust. xiv. p. 81, as quoted in Jameson's craft are never wholesome.”—Euphues.
Edinburgh New Phil. Journal. The first assertion may be true, and probally is; the beasts killed by the Indian
CHORISTERS pressed formerly.—TIsses prisoned arrow are not rendered unfit for fant. The effect is altogether different.
“For some centuries there was scarcely IXDIANS _“Their connection with the met onders in the l'nited States has in
a Knight of Malta, though all of noble favissedag demoralization: the greater fore the Vice-Chancellor who committed al!
milies, who could write his name; wherenovember of them in the United States are **urrir depindeat on them; they are always a clergyman." – Carte's Life of
the acts of their chapters to writing, was; meer opin same instances re
Ormond, vol. 1, p. xxxviii. jonger than other was. The manner in which **** in the Americans without
** Ecerdele il rimorso a i solitari, #tay sms smatry, is curious: they have no rose, no privieze as citizens; but Ricadendo sul cuor, come in lor centro,
Chi i pensier non divia, this indifference towards them is got orer by saying, that they are considered as and Si pascon del velen che sta piu dentro."
Maggi, tom. 2, p. 72, treated with as inlependent nations. I should however suppose, if they became farmers, out of the lands appropriated to them and
" It appears," says Percy, “ from the gained property, they would be entitled to
Earl of Northumberland's Household Book, the rights of citizens. Except in one part that horses were not so usually fed with of this Continent, they have never yet
corn loose in the manger, in the present shewed themselves patient of regular labour;
manner, as with their provender made into this exception is at Nantucket, where they loaves."—N. Ben Jonson, vol. 2, p. 118.
Horse loaves and horse bread are frehave long assisted in navigating the whaleships, and prove active, good seamen. They
quently mentioned, and probably the poor are now becoming extinct most rapidly ate the same bread, at least bread called by the habits of a seaman in such long voyages,
the same name, certainly. and the irregularities attached to it, are sufficient causes. The few who remain at
“A SERPENT ere he comes to be a dragon,
Does eat a bat." home marry into the lowest orders of whites or of negroes; the latter is the most com
Ben Jonson, Cataline, vol. 4, p. 269. mon."
A serpent, the Greek proverb says." In the Independent Whig are some re- " The Roman soldiers bore other devices marks by Gordon on Sir R. L'Estrange's for their standards as commonly as the eagle, style.
minotaurs, boars, wolves, dragons, &c. till
Marius having won many battles under the Frozen Potatoes.—“ In the time of frosts, eagle, introduced that more generally. Ca. the only precaution necessary is, to retain taline had his (M.'s) silver eagle, and put the potatoes in a perfectly dark place for some days after the thaw has commenced. See GIFFORD'S Note in loc.-J. W. W.
some faith in it.”—Gifford's Ben Jonson, Cæsar.”—Malcolm's Londinium, vol. 3, p. vol. 4, p. 272.
513. “ The Rhizomorpha -a fungus. This Ariosto saying that when Rodomonti set genus, which vegetates in dark mines, far fire to Paris the houses were all of wood, from the light of day, is remarkable for its addsphosphorescent properties. In the coal
“Ch' in Parigi ora mines near Dresden it gives those places De le dieci le sei son cosi ancora." the air of an enchanted castle. The roofs,
C. 16, St. 26, tom. 2, p. 153. walls, and pillars are entirely covered with them; their beautiful light almost dazzling
The slaughter of the pagan put a stop the eye.”—Ed. Phil. Journ. vol. 14, p. 178.
to by night. TURNER'S Sacred History, p. 92.
“ Dal Creatore accelerata forse,
Che de la sua fattura ebbe pietade.” SCURVY-wainscotted rooms instead of
And then walled ones thought to mitigate or prevent the disease.-Olaus Magnus, p. 653."
“ Villani e lupi rescir' poi de la grotte
A dispogharli, e a divorar la notte." “Mr. Burton, afterwards Lord Conyng. Ibid. c. 18, st. 162, tom. 2, p. 275. ham, was with Lord Charlemont on his
Astolfo, in Ariosto's aboninable story passage from Greece to Malta, when a tem
is by his courtiers pest came on, and the Captain at length
“ Lodato advised them to prepare for the worst. Bur
Or del bel viso, or de la bella mano." ton broke the dead silence which ensued by exclaiming “Well," and I fear with an oath,
C. 28, st. 6, tom. 3, p. 250. - this is fine indeed. Here have I been
Ariosto speaks of pampering this great body of mine for more than twenty years; and all to be a prey to
“L'audaci galee dè Catalani.”
Orl. Fur. c. 42, st. 38, some cursed shark, and be damned to him!" -Hardy. Life of Lord Charlemont, vol. 1,
tom. 5, p. 14.
“ La ferocità de' montoni, ferendo loro il Such a feeling many a man entertains
corno presso l'orecchia, si possa initigere." towards his heir.
SANAZZARO. Parn. Itul. vol. 16, p. 229. “ Ma come potrò mai condurmi al fine
“El unzeno mandamiento Senza par due parole delle stringhe,
Es, no estorvaràs.” Sorelle delle calze, over cugine.
i.e. not interfere in a quarrel. Chi le vuole spagnuole, e chi fiaminghe,
CALDERON. El Maestro de Danzas. E chi le fa venir fin d'Inglalterra Come se possin sermoni au o aringhe.”
SOLDIERS could not be quartered upon Bino. Op. Burl. vol. 1, p. 302. an hidalgo. The high-minded labrador in
Calderon's play, (El Garrotte mas bien dado) “ The Roman armies used to carry tiles is advised to buy an executoria for the sake with them, enough for paving the place of this exemption. where the prætorium or General's tent was Suetonius the authority in Julius
The Venetians. Du BELLAY, in the Recueil, vol. 1, p. 214. A very good sonnet
of its kind. ' I suspect the passage here alluded to occurs in p. 316 of the Edit. Rome, 1555, which I look
Ibid. p. 161.–SONNET of St. Gelais upon upon as one of my very curious books.
J. W. W. the whims in his mistress's head.
“ Arqui ante annos viginti-quinque nihil De ces Republiquains tu vas finir l'hisreceptius erat apud Brabantos, quam thermæ toire, publicæ : eæ nune frigent ubique. Scabies Trop heureux mille fois s'il t'ont pour Soaenim nova docuit nos abstinere." - ERAS- verain." Mus. Dirersoriu, p. 172.
“ YOUR Dutchwomen in the Low Countries A. D. 1459. Johnes's Monstrelet, vol. 10, Take all and pay all; and do keep their
husbands pp. 44-7, a horrid persecution at Arras for witchcraft. Vaudoisie it was called, mean
So silly all their lives of their own estates. ing a nightly meeting of sorcerers, for to
That when they are sick, and come to make this calumny the poor Vaudois were ex
their will, posed! It was known “ that these charges From their wives, because they know Dot
They know not precisely what to give away had been raked up by a set of wicked persons against some of the principal inhabi
what they're worth." tants of Arras, whom they hated, and whose
WEBSTER, vol. 2, p. 57. Devil Law Case. wealth they coveted."
" The Empress Eudocia wrote a history Ibid. p.69.–VILITARY patrols established of Cyprian and Justina the martyrs, which in France, which made travelling safe. The is lost. It was probably in verse, and the Escorcheurs were thus employed. This was legend was believed in her time.”—CLARKE, in the latter years of Charles VII.
vol. 2, p. 154.
MONSTRELET, vol. 10, p. 74. — “ It has “ Some (in Edward III.'s reign) had a been commonly said that the sons of the project that men's clothes might be their kings of France are made knights at the signs to show their birth, degree, or estate. font when baptized."
so that the quality of an unknown person
might at the first sight be expounded by Des gens de Guerre.
his apparel. But this was once let fall as “Je ne connois qui que ce soit
impossible. Statesmen, in all ages, (notDe ceux qui maintenant suivent Mars et withstanding their several laws to the conBellone,
trary) being fain to connive at men's riot Qui-s'il ne violoit, voloit, tuoit, bruloit,- in this kind, which maintaineth more poor Ne fust assez bonne personne."
people than their charity.”—FULLER.Church Le Chevalier de Cayney. Recueil, History, p. 117. tom. 4, p. 211.
HERODOTUS, lib. 2, § 137.-Criminals in DE CHARLEVAL, ibid. p. 301. Au Roy. Egypt condemned to the public works, “ Tout l'Univers s'ément quand ta fondre s'aprest,
“ GENERALLY speaking, a person conOù la crainte, où l'amour, partagent tous nected with grain will tell you at once les Rois;
where any sample of wheat from any part Et le Batave ingrat, et si fier autrefois, of Europe, or any part of the world, comes N'observe qu'en tremblant où fondrà la from."—MR. Joseph SANDERS. Agric. Retempeste.
port, 1833, p. 216. De son frivole orgueil, de sa temerité, Tu dois un grand exemple à la posterité, “Tue times forbidden to matrimony were
Et son abaissement importe pour ta gloire. from Advent Sunday till a week after EpiTu le veux; il suffit ; son sort est dans ta phany; from Septuagesina Sunday till main ;
week after Easter; and from Ascension day