Зображення сторінки

Now the end of the commandment is


Thine, O Lord, Thou lover of souls.”—Ibid. “If any man think that he knoweth any xxiv. 6.

thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought

to know."-1 Corinthians viii. 2. “ My soul is athirst for God, yea even for the living God: When shall I come to appear before the presence of God ?”—Ibid. charity; out of a pure heart, and of a good xlii. 2.

conscience, and of faith unfeigned." “But executing Thy judgments upon

1 Timothy i. 5. them by little and little, Thou gavest them

“ FOR we which have believed, do enter place for repentance."—Wisdom xii. 10.

“ Wherefore, whereas men have lived into rest."—Hebrews iv. 3. dissolutely and unrighteously, Thou hast tormented them with their own abomina

“The kingdom of God cometh not with tions."—Ibid. 23.

observation. Neither shall they say, Lo “ Yea, to know Thy power is the root of here! or Lo there! for behold the kingdom immortality."-Ibid. xiv. 3.

of God is within you.”Luke xvii. 21-2. “ His heart is ashes; his hope is more

Into that kingdom he who will, may envile than earth, and his life of less value ter; and begin his Heaven on earth. than clay : “ Forasmuch as he knew not his Maker,

“ Jesus said unto them, if ye were blind, and Him that inspired into him an active ye should have no sin : But now ye say, soul, and breathed in a living spirit.”—Ibid. We see : therefore your sin remaineth."

John ix, last verse. 10-11.

“But they counted our life a pastime, and our time here a market for gain ; for, say

“And now, Israel, what doth the Lord they, we must be getting every way, though thy God require of thee, but to fear the it be by evil means.”—Ibid. 12.

Lord thy God, to walk in all his ways, and

to love him, and to serve the Lord thy God “MYSTERIES are revealed unto the meek.”

with all thy heart and with all thy soul. -Ecclesiasticus iii. 19.

“To keep the commandments of the Lord, “ Seek not out the things that are too

and his statutes which I command thee this hard for thee, neither search the things that day, for thy good ?”Deuteronomy x. 12-13. are above thy strength. “ But wbat is commanded thee, think

To be spiritually minded is life and thereupon with reverence.”—Ibid. 21. peace.”—Romans viii. 6.

“ A stubborn heart shall fare evil at the last, and he that loveth danger shall perish I well with him ; for they shall eat the fruit

“ Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be therein."—Ibid. 26.

“ In the punishment of the proud there of their doings. is no remedy: for the plant of wickedness

“Woe unto the wicked, it shall be ill with hath taken root in him.”—Ibid. 28.

him; for the reward of his hands shall be “ He that keepeth the law of the Lord given him."—Isaiah iï. 10-11. getteth the understanding thereof: and the perfection of the fear of the Lord is wis- “ Be not afraid ; only believe.”—Mark dom.”—Ibid. xxi. 11.

“Let not mercy and truth forsake thee : “But ask now the beasts, and they shall bind them about thy neck : write them upon teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and the table of thine heart.”—Proverbs iii. 3. they shall tell thee :

V. 36.

“Or speak to the earth, and it shall teach “ Draw nigh to God and he will draw thee; and the fishes of the sea shall declare nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sisunto thee.”Job xii. 7-8.

Ders, and purify your hearts, ge double“With Him is strength and wisdom; the minded."-James iv. 8. deceived and the deceiver are His.”—Ibid. “ To him that knoweth to do good and

doeth it not, to him it is sin."—Ibid. 17.


- WHATSOEVER a man soweth, that “ Yes, what things thou didst determine, shall be also reap.

were ready at hand, and said Lo, ve sre “ For he that soweth to his flesh shall of here! for all thy ways are prepared, and the flesh reap corruption ; but he that sow- thy judgements are in thy fore-knowledge." eth to the Spirit, shall of the Spirit reap -Judith ix. 6. life everlasting.”—Galatians vi. 7-8.

“ I REMEMBERED THINE EVERLASTING “ Ye fools, be ye of an understanding JUDGEMENTS, O LORD, AND RECEIVED CONheart."Proverbs viïi. 5.

FORT.”—Psalm cxix. 52.




Courteous Reader! No man living can quote those lines with a fuller sense of their reality than myself ! – Though I have lived amongst men sharp as Mechi's razors, or a January frost, or the spikes of English bayonets,-yet cognizant as I am with every day life, and practical in my habits and my ways, I am a “Clerke of Oxenforde” withal, and a scholar,—such as the puny scholars of these days are ! And, therefore, I lament to find that many errors in these volumes have escaped my notice, even after close and hard labour, and thick thinking too! But, when I state this, I think it right to add, that no research, no looking into libraries, no correspondence with learned men, no labour on my own part, has been spared. Every sheet has taken up more hours in a day than are easily found, and the making good a single reference has often made night and morning closer acquaintances than is good either for sight or health! Therefore, Courteous Reader, look gently upon confessed errors, and, of thy candour, LEARNED Critic, correct them for me, and thou shalt have thanks,-the truest, the most unreserved | Ye will not have half the pleasure in correcting, I shall have in learning!

One word more, at parting, on the excellently learned Collector of these Volumes. William Chamberlayne, in the Epistle Dedicatory to his Pharonnida, speaks, in his own quaint language, of " eternizing a name, more from the lasting liniaments of learning, than those vain Phainomena of Pleasure, which are the delight of more vulgar spirits ;” and such was the continued onsight of Souther. He held his learning as a gift, and as a talent to be accounted for, and he laboured for the benefit of others, their moral and religious benefit,-as long as the day lasted, and before

the night came in which it was no longer appointed that he should labour. And be it ever recollected, that although he wrote for his daily bread, and it never failed him, (which was a reward of his faith and truthfulness), yet did he never write a single word or line populo ut placerent fabulæ !

It is the learned BARRow, in his Sermon Of Industry in our Particular Calling as Scholars, that has these words:-“ Dignum laude virum Musa vetat mori ; learning consecrateth itself and its subject together to immortal remembrance. It is a calling that fitteth a man for all conditions and fortunes ; so that he can enjoy prosperity with moderation, and sustain adversity with comfort; he that loveth a Book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter. By study, by reading, by thinking, one may innocently divert and pleasantly entertain himself, as in all weathers, so in all fortunes.” Thus did the lamented Southey, rooted and grounded in the Faith! And with these words, GentLE AND Courteous Reader, I commend to thee the several Series of his Common Place Books

He that affecteth God in chief,

And as himself his neighbour ;
May still enjoy a happy life,

Although he live by labour!"-G. WITHER.

[merged small][ocr errors]


ALEANDER, CARDINAL, his epi. | Ancestry, one good effect of, 79.
taph, 390.

ANCILLON, remarks of, 439.

Ale bottles, letters sent in, 505. Anecdotes for Espriella, 358.
ABBE DU Bos, saying of, that | Alerion, heraldic term, 399. And gleanings, 540, &c.

different ideas are as plants | Alhama, La gran Perdida de, ANGER, remark on, 625.
or flowers, 612.

original and translation, 262. Animals, Arabian, 110-112,
Abdera, law at, relative to the 265. Like the Ranz de Vaches 175. Not morally respon.

dissipation of patrimony,456. forbidden to be sung, 265. sible, 593. Saying of Cana.
ABDOL MOTALLEB, father of Alhambra, perfumed room in, dian Indians about, 607.
Mahomet, 177.

Slaughtered in London, in the
Aberfruw Palace, 61.

Ali's Sons, Death of, celebrated, year 1810, 392. Have rea.
Abrojos, used in Columbus' 121.

soning, 428. Redemption
Journal, 699.

ALLEINE, RICHARD, his Vindi. for, 446. Extracts, 541.
Adam, yearly meeting of those ciæ Pietatis, 399.

Antimony, red oil of the glass
so called in 1681, 373. All Souls' Day, customs on, at of, 436, 546.
Adam's first Wife, 85.

Naples and Salerno, 163. Apes, venerable ones in Guinea,
Adder's-tongue Fern, 29. Allumée, heraldic term, 432. 483.
Adites, tribe of, 97.
Alnwick, the miry pool of, 419. Apium Raninum,

of, best
Advocate of Poictiers, story of, ALPHERY MOKEPHER, history medicine for swine, 574.
and results, 713.

of, 399.

Apollo, victim to, 58.
Æsop, good morals in, and in Almanack, Egyptian, 165. Appleby Assizes, way of doing

Reynard the Fox too, 621. Story of one at Kendal, 354. justice at, 397.
African Mule Monsters, 75. Aloes, cloth for pantaloons made Appleby, pretty town, 532.
Aggawam, cobler of, 622. Ex- from, 395.

Apple trees, wassailing and
tracts, 681.

Alphington, near Exeter, wo- howling of, 380-1.
Agla, what, 432.

men freak there, 380. Arabian Scenery, extracts rela-
Agnes SOREL AND CHARLES, ALONSO DE ERCILLA, author of tive to, 102. Horses, 109.
death of, 26.

the Araucana, so called from Atmosphere,-birds, beasts,
AGNES, St. name explained, Arauco, a mountain province and plants, 110-112. Hospi-

of Chili. – Q. R. vol. 87, p. tality, ib.
Agriculturists, seditious when 317, 16

Arabs, devotement of, 105.
provisions are cheap, 667. AMANT, St. extracts, 433. Corrupted the science of me.
Agues cured by electricity, 436. | Amatory Poems, general con- dicine, 438.
By fear, 441. By the fourth demnation of, 258.

Araucan Song during Thunder
Book of the Iliad. 507. American Sarage, old age of, 39. Storm, 199.
Agyei, sort of directing Posts, Servants, object to answer. Araucana, extracts from, 630.

ing a bell, 365.

AIGNAN, St. 59.

AMPHIARANS, Descent of, 227. ARCHIMEDES, his rams, whoby
Acacia, what? See Meurs. Amreeta-cup of Immortality, their bleating shewed which
Gloss. Græc. Barb. in v. 432. 254,

way the wind blew, 613.
AKBAR's Seal, Motto on, 450. Amusements, Public, 368. ARCHY, Charles the First's

Anatomy, subjects begged for, fool, died at Arthuset, in
Alaodin's Paradise, 84.

588. Discovery of the Lac- Cumberland, 368.
Ale-house, parsonage in Lang. als, ib.

dale formerly licensed for, ! Analto, use of, 399.

michi for mihi, 643.
Army, Pomp of, 62. Remarks


« НазадПродовжити »