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- Ibid. p.
Not satisfied till he is “tout esperruquan- “ Your Cupid looks as dreadfully as death." cluzelubelouzerirelu- morrambouzevezangouzequoquemorguatasachacquevesinemaf- THE SIGNORA Emilia says, “ Estimo io fresse, morcrocassebizassenezassegrigue- | adunque, che chi ha da esser amato, debba liguoscopapopoudrille,” with so many such amare, et esser amabile.”—N Cortigiano, “ morderegrippipiotabirofreluchamburelu - p. 269. cecoquelurintimpanemens," till he shall be from head to foot completely “trepigne
Ibid. p. 272-3. — How love comes from mampenillorifrizonoufressure.”
the heart to the eyes, and so into other eyes, 213-4-5.
and to the heart again. “ Upon this passage I shall remark, or Parnaso Ital. vol. 6, p. 268.-A SONNET of rather call in a learned and very able divine Cariteo's, which is perhaps the original of to remark for me, that “when men speak Desportes, p. 49. or write, they must do it so as to be understood, unless they will do it to no purpose:
“ HER tears, her smiles, her every look's a and therefore they must take such words as net, are to be had, and are intelligible to those
Her voice is like a syren's of the land, for whose benefit they write; and they And bloody hearts lie panting in her hand." must be contented too with such gramma
DRYDEN, Granada. act ii. sc. i. tical construction, as well as with such words, as shall be found expedient to the
“ Love shot, and shot so fast ends for which they write.' Sometimes it He shot himself into my breast at last." may be necessary for them to frame new
Almanzor, act iii. sc. I. words, 'to express the propriety of a foreign idiom ;' and in all respects they must acco
“ As in some weather-glass my love I hold,
Which falls or rises with the heat or cold." modate themselves to their subject, and to the capacities of those for whom they un
Lyndaraxa, act iv. sc. ï. dertake to discourse upon it.”. JENKIN'S
“I can preserve enough for me and you ; Reasonableness of Christianity, vol. 2, p. 46.
And love, and be unfortunate for two." The various sophy's- cosmosophy, ker
Benzayda, act v. sc. i. dosophy.
“ It was your fault that fire seized all your I will not say that any one has been breast; knighted, to whom an honest man would be You should have blown up some, to save the more likely to say Sirrah than Sir ; but I rest." Almahide, act. v. sc. ii. will say that men have been raised to the peerage, and advanced in it, who were dis- " Ye gods, why are not hearts first pair'd qualified for it in every possible way, ex- above; cept by their possessions.
But some still interfere in other's love!
Ere each for each by certain marks are Jests in sadness. — LYDGATE, Shake
known, speare, vol. 8, p. 246, N.
You mould 'em up in haste, and drop 'em
Conquest of Gran. pt. ii. act iii. sc. 1. Love. To some of the poets a verse which Dry- « On amanti, oh quanto poco den puts into the mouth of Cortes may be Basta a farvi sperar!" applied,
Metastasio, tom. 6, p. 34, Zenobia.
“ E DALL' amore all'ira
Two kinds. Animal magnetism and moral Lungo il cammin non è."
magnetism. Ibid. p. 200, Antigono.
ESPINHADAS de amor, nað ja feridas.” MOLIERE, tom. 3, p. 466, Le Misantrope.
Fer. Ruce LOBO, tom. 3, p. 14. - Lovers find beauty in their mistresses, be they what they may.
The Dead. “ O ANYTHING, of nothing first create !
SPEAKING of the cemeteries at HamO heavy lightness ! serious vanity!
burgh, which are all without the city, Mr. Mis-shapen chaos of well-seeming forms,
“ It is in such situations, reFeather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick
mote from the bustle of a city, and shaded health,
with trees, that a communion may be conStill waking sleep, that is not what it is."
ceived to exist between departed spirits Romeo and Juliet, act i. sc. i.
and those whom affection or devotion may
have led to visit their retreats; that the “ Mrs. CARTER was for half an hour one
cemetery becomes a sanctuary, wherein the evening entirely in love with a Dutchman;
living, as well as the dead, are screened and the next morning she took a dose of
from the world and its jarring intercourses." algebra fasting, which she says entirely Letters from the Continent, vol. 2, p. 295. cured her.”—Memoirs, vol. 1, p. 36-7.
On the tombstones here is inscribed the
word Ruhe-Statt or Ruhe Platz. “Que nos sages Gaulois sçavoient bien ta coustume,
DAVID VAN DER Becke's material theory dire aymer,
pronon- of ghosts much like Gaffarils. — SPRENGEL, çoient amer?
vol. 5, p. 113. Amers sont bien tes fruits, et pleines d'amertume
THERE is a contemporary poem upon Sont toutes les douceurs qu'on a pour some of the Gunpowder traitors, in which bien aimer."
their heads and their ghosts hold a converAstrée, pt. iv. l. 9, p. 916. sation.-Restituta, vol. 3, p. 331.
Lors que pour
MARRIAGE of Isidro de Madrid and Maria de la Cabeza.
“ Fueron a vistas los dos,
y fue aquello suficiente,
que cada qual se contente; Porque lo que está de Dios se executa facilmente."
Lope de VEGA, tom. 11, p. 32.
“ When the corpse of Eloisa was deposited in Abelard's tomb, the dead Abelard raised his arms, opened them, and clasped his beloved in death."-Curiosities of Literature, vol. 1, p. 213.
I SEE NO “ wilful bad taste" in the device for the text Pulviş et umbra sumus, which represented a shadow walking between two ranges of urns, in a vault, the floor of which was covered with dust. - Ibid. vol. 2, p. 82.
SiR KENELM Digby, in his Private Memoirs, makes a lover say, “I will go to the other world to preach to damned souls that their pains are but imaginary ones, in respect of them that live in the hell of love." -P. 38.
AFTER giving a good guess at the milky way, Manilius asks, “An fortes animæ, dignataque nomina Calo Corporibus resoluta suis, terræque
Huc migrant ex orbe, suumque habitantia CowPER's notion that they revisit earth. cælum
- Correspondence, vol. 1, p. 109. Æthereos vivunt annos, mundoque fruuntur." Lib. 1, v. 756. POLITENESS and obedience in the grave.
-Escritores de Valencia, vol. 1, p. 48. Tue Monthly Review, August 1754, vol. 11, p. 152, praises a pamphlet called “ the
“ One of the last requests of Luke Sparks Scripture Account of a Future State con
the actor was, that his funeral service might sidered." The author thinks the two most
be performed by the then Reverend John probable conjectures are, “ that the region
Horne, afterwards better or worse known of departed spirits is either in some or other
by the loss of the reverend before his name, of the neighbouring stars, or else in the in
and the addition of Tooke at the end of it." terior parts of this earth.”
-CHURCTILL, vol. 1, p. 41, N. “ He offers some conjectures in regard to
When the archbishop is exciting Henry V. our entrance into the next state, which he
to retain the French crown, he says, imagines may be analogous to our entrance
the present. As we are introduced “ Go, my dread lord, to your great grandinto the present by the ministration of
sire's tomb, others, so he thinks we may be introduced
From whom you claim, invoke his warlike into the next by ministering spirits, and
spirit, that the soul may require some time before
And your great-uncle's, Edward the Black its organs are ripe for action on that new theatre; during which time the rational Who on the French ground played a trapowers may continue suspended, as they gedy, are here in sleep; and we may remain un
Making defeat on the full power of France; der the nurture of guardian angels, or kin
Whiles his most mighty father on a hill dred spirits, during this stage of inaction, Stood smiling, to behold his lion's whelp similar to the stage of our infancy.”—Ibid. Forage in blood of French nobility."
Henry V. act i. sc. ii.
“ The Japanese say that the Takama- STEPHEN KELD, late wine merchant at nofarra, i.e. the high and subcelestial fields, Ipswich, who published his own Memoirs in are just beneath the thirty-three heavens of 1760 (1s. 6d.) says, " that his sister looking their gods, and there the souls of the good in her glass one day, told her maid she was are admitted without delay." —KÆMPFER, a dead woman, and actually died a few vol. 1, p. 213.
hours afterward; and the appearance of
her face remained in the glass till after the “ RICHARD JAGO (the poet, I suppose) | funeral, in defiance of all washing and enpublished a sermon which he preached at deavours to get it out."— Monthly Review, Harbury, Warwickshire, ' on occasion of a vol. 23, p. 407. conversation said to have past between one of the inhabitants and an apparition in the Cenotaphs were thought to be retreats churchyard of that place.' It was no part for the wandering souls of those who had of his design either to confirm or dispute no burial. Quære, for any occupant, or the fact of the conversation! which was con- only for the proprietor intended ? -- Hook, fidently asserted to have happened on the vol. 2, p. 320. night of Thursday, May 1."- Monthly Review, vol. 12, p. 516.
Williams and Mulcahy, from the egg-mar-
the Dublin Warder, July 1835. The speedy arrival of the police prevented
further mischief. On Tuesday the coalseveral wounded.
porters came there to assist their friends,
“ • The Roman Catholic burial-place,
AMERICAN Indians. They have modes
of speech and phrases peculiar to each age
and sex.— Phil. Trans. Abr. vol. 13, p. 409.
“I Have as ill an opinion,” says Blount,
“ of the French tongue as of the people,
Dryden, vol. 4, p. 303. Limberham's
“ It is said that recent discoveries have
led to the conclusion that the Bramins had
ELPUINston on Interjections.- Monthly
| For account of which see the Sugabibliothek, arrive. As soon as it did appear, it was
vol. i. p. 225, of the late Peter Erasmus Mul:
LER-a name (like that of Rask) to which I immediately attacked, the coffin and corpse
owe so much of my northern lore, and whose demolished in an instant-two men, named kindness I can never forget -J. W.W.
of Paradise.—Monthly Review, vol. 63, p. aside. It helps to disguise the thief; to 513.
make an ill face tolerable; the tolerable
handsome; to ease the lazy of trouble; and “RowLanD Jones says Babel was so called
to make men their vassals—if women would from ba-bi-el, i.e. beings calling like bas or
but wear them.”—Note to Philost. p. 27. sheep. It is likely that this language (the Celtic) as it thus defines the prediluvian
A man who, having but one peruke, made as well as the postdiluvian names, and gives it pass for two. It was “naturally a kind the etymology of language as preferable to
of flowing bob; but by the occasional addiany other, must have existed before the con
tion of two tails, it sometimes passed as a fusion of languages; and if all the world
major.”—Connoisseur, vol. 1, p. 132. (A.D. spake in one language, this must be it."
1754.) Ibid. p. 513-4.
DISPUTE between the Perruquiers and Mrs. Montagu thought, that in another
the Coëffeurs de Dames de Paris. A. D. life we shall not use an inadequate inter
1769.–BACHAUMONT, vol. 4, pp. 211-16. preter of our thoughts, as language is. Thought," she says, " is of the soul, lan
HAIRDRESSERS compared with statuaries guage belongs to body; we shall leave it in
and painters.--Monthly Review, vol. 72, p. the grave with our other rags of mortality."
472. -Letters, vol. 4, p. 358. “LUCKILY, the lawyers will not part with
TERTULLIAN " speaking of such as had any synonymous words; and will conse
curled and embroidered hair, bids them conquently preserve the redundancies of our
sider whether they must go to heaven with language."--H. WALPOLE, vol. 4, p. 140.
such hair or no. And whereas they adorned
themselves with winkles made of other woGrant on the Gaelic Interjections. men's hair, he asks them whether it may not Monthly Review, vol. 77, p. 20.
be the hair of a damned person, or no. If
it may be, he further demandeth, how it may POLYNESIAN pronouns.-Williams' Mis
beseem them to wear it which profess them. sionary Enterprizes, p. 527.
selves to be the sons and daughters of God."
-Perkins, vol. 1, p. 250. “ Not only every shire hath a several language, but every family, giving marks for things according to their fancy." —Duchess OF NEWCASTLE. One of the Epistles pre
Bells. fixed to her Poems and Fancies.
He touched also upon their value—“pour Canada.“ Les Sauvages n'ont point en la substantifique qualité de la complexion leur langue, ni bien en leurs mæurs, ce mot
elementaire, qui est intronifiquée en la terde peché ;-j'estois donc en peine de les
restrité de leur nature quidditative, pour faire concevoir un desplaisir d'avoir offencé
extraneiser les halots et les turbines dessus Dieu.”—Relation. 1634. P. 29,
nos vignes." —RABELAIS, vol. i. p. 171.
Cenalis, (Bishop of Avranches after
wards), reckons bells among the signs of the Wigs.
true church, the Protestants in France not “The invention of periwigs," says Ch. being allowed them, they fired a gun for a BLOUNT,"is of so great use, and saves men signal, upon which he says" Les cloches so much trouble, that it can never be laid | sonnent, les mousquets tonnent; les cloches