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JONAH. “His name in Hebrew a dove, to FASHIons, how perishable.—Pisgah Sight, which he answered rather in his speedy p. 113. (2nd paging.) flight from God's service, than in any want of gall, whereof he manifested too much in “What though stout Ajax lay with Proserhis anger without cause or measure.”—Pis- pine, gah View, p. 147.
Shall men leave eating powdered beef for
that ?"—Taylor, Water Poet, p. 120. “Bur know that every meer-stonel that standeth for a land-mark, though in sub
The people of the Society Islands bestance but a hard flint, or plain pebble, is a
lieve that there is a distinct heaven for the precious stone in virtue, and is cordial against souls of pigs, which they call Ofatuna. dangerous controversies between party and
Every pig has his proper name,-as reparty."—Ibid.
gularly as every member of a family.
ELLIS. Polynesian Researches, vol. 2, p. 53. “The spleen attendeth on the liver, and
Some of these islanders suppose that all is the drain or sewer of the feculent and melancholy blood."-Ibid. p. 184.
animals have souls, and that flowers and plants are organized beings' also possessing
souls.-Ibid. Dan and his tribes.-Ibid. pp.
IMMORTALITY of animals.—Bishop REYSun standing still.—Ibid. p.
NOLDS, vol. 1, p. 21. “Ne m'estant proposé maintenant de con- “ Alas! this kernel long since hath been tenter seulement les sages, mais aussi les eaten up by all-devouring Time, leaving fols. Ceux-là le gaigneront au poids, ceux- nothing thereof but the husk of the empty cy au nombre.
name to posterity.”—Pisgah Sight. Direc“Et peradventure adviendra-il que vou- tions for the Index. lant contenter les uns et les autres, je desplairay à tous deux." — PASQUIER, tom. 2, A TRADITION that Solomon wrote on the
walls of the temple sovereign receipts against
all diseases; and that Hezekiah erased them PASQUIER pleaded four days for the Pa
because people placed too much confidence racelsite, encontre la Faculté de Medi- therein, to the prejudice of divine provicine.”—Tom. 2, p. 197.
dence.-Ibid. p. 383. He says, “ J'abhorre naturellement les
“ ONE musical instrument was called Jomedicamens, voire que la seule apprehension
nath Elem Rechokim, by some rendered opere quelquesfois en moy, autant qu'aux appellatively the dumb dove in far places. autres la prise.”—Ibid. p. 246.
“Mahalath another, which Ainsworth inIMITATIVE words.—PASQUIER, tom. 2, p. terpreteth sickness or infirmity, and con259.
ceiveth it a kind of wind instrument.”—Ibid.
Pisgah Sight, p.
A pure Anglo-Saxon word, Mæne, often used by our old writers. So in the 4th Part
(ARISTOTLE.) “The philosopher telleth of the Homily for the Rogation Week. “ They
us that a tower-fashioned nose (round and do much provoke the wrath of God upon them. blunt at the top) is a sign of magnanimity, selves, which use to grind up the doles and marks, which of ancient time were laid for the
which explains how the generousness and division of meers and balks in the fields, to bring animosity of the church is intimated, when the owners to their right.” p. 548.
that feature of the spouse's face is likened, J. W. W. in the Canticles, to the tower of Lebanon
which looketh toward Damascus, as well as
Herbs. for the whiteness, uniformity, and proportionate largeness thereof."—Ibid. p. 6. (2d
“ TORMENTIL, whose virtue is to part paging.)
All deadly killing poison from the heart;
And here Narcissus' root, for swellings best, “Spigelius observeth that English mo
Yellow Lysimache, to give sweet rest thers and nurses generally hurt their babes To the faint shepherd, killing where it comes by binding them too hard about their breast, All busy gnats, and every fly that hums." thereby causing consumptions, of which dis- Faithful Shepherdess, act ii. sc. Ü. ease, he affirmeth, more die in England than
“WHERE I in any other country."-Ibid. p. 103.
Take the height of her table with my stoA MUSICIAN and a dancing master both
mach.”—R. 8. have a Wife, act üi. sc. v. cured of fever by music. -Selections. Gent.
This text was urged in favour of the Salic Mag. vol. 2, p. 406.
law, “ Considerate lilia agri, quomodo cres
cunt, non laborant non nent. Ergo, LilioBOURDALOUE fiddling and dancing him
rum Gallicorum jus, non nisi nobilibus, qui self into spirits for-preaching on a Good
non laborant; non nisi maribus quia non Friday !-See Curiosities of Literature, vol.
nent, cedere debet.” — ZUINGER, vol. 2, p. SPENCE's Anecdotes.
2, p. 273.
LONGEVITY of musicians.
Selections. Hector Boece says that the old Scotch Gent. Mag. vol. 3, p. 476.
used to shut up women who were affected
with madness or any hereditary disease, and Νασοι δ' ανθρώποισιν εφ' ημέρη ήδ' επι νυκτί
castrate men.— Ibid. vol. 2, 1715. Αυτόματοι φοιτωσι, κακά θνητοίσι φέρεσαι Σιγή επει φωνήν εξείλετο μητιέτα Ζεύς. . LIP-PHYSIC, (FLETCHER. Lorer's ProHesiod, "Epy. kai "Hu. v. 102. gress.) in many cases the best that friend or
physician can administer.-Act i. sc. i. WHEN Nelson was in the Amazon, Oct. 1801, Mrs. Lutwidge pressed him to dine “The very striking superiority of intelwith her at three o'clock, “ but," says he, lect possessed by the children born in the “I told her, I would not dine with the angel colony, when compared with those landed Gabriel, to be dragged through a night surf." from the slave ships, is as unaccountable as
it is manifest to the most common observer, PRINCE LEOPOLD of Naples invested with on entering a school. The parents are for the Order of St. Stephens.—Nelson's Let- the most part from the same country; and ters, vol. 2, p. 141.
it can only be explained by the advantages
enjoyed by the former, in having received DR. WILLIAMS—"did show me how a dog something of that early instruction, both that he hath do kill all the cats that come
moral and religious, which is so necessary thither to kill his pigeons, and do afterwards to predispose the mind to profit by a more bury them; and do it with so much care extended education : trifling indeed as that that they shall be quite covered ; that if the instruction has been, the happy results are tip of the tail hangs out, he will take up clearly to be observed.” — Lt. Col. Desthe cat again, and dig the hole deeper, which uam's Sierra Leone Papers, p. 24. is very strange; and he tells me that he do believe that he hath killed above 100 cats." --PEPys, vol. 1, p. 219.
Cingite me hederâ," is what a corn
TITIVILITIUM, a flocci-nauci word.-BEN “ Aged Indians, whether male or female, Jonson, vol. 3, p. 431.
generally continue in apparent good health
to the last; and death is most frequently Advice not to dip into this book, but to sudden. But they become bowed and very peruse it regularly.
much wrinkled." - EDWIN JAMES, vol. 1, Poet and his notes, — he desires you to read the poem first without, and a second time with them.
Warm Beere, a Treatise, wherein is deDipping for wigs.
clared that Beere so qualified is farre more
wholesome then that which is drunke cold. SPEAKING of some Welsh author, Lan- 18mo. neat, scarce, 7s. 6d. Camb. 1641. GUET says, “Ego non ita contemno tuum Cambrum, ut tu scribis, nam nisi esset in “At nine in the evening of the 25th, a ipso aliquid ingenii, non posset tam insigni- fall of rain commenced: we were now ten ter ineptire."—p. 41.
with a single tent, large enough
to cover half the number. In howKNOWLEDGE coming late. — Sir E. B.'s
ever, to make the most equal distribution Gnomica, pp. 91-2. Me. Sevigné.
of our several comforts, it was so arranged
that about the half of each man was shel" It is a praise to praise when thou art
tered under the tent, while the remainder praised."—SIR P. SYDNEY.
was exposed to the weather.
effected by placing all our heads near to“My mouth doth water, and my breast doth gether in the centre of the tent, and allow
ing our feet to project in all directions, like My tongue doth itch, my thoughts in labour
the radii of a circle.”—EDWIN JAMES, vol. be,
2, p. 261. Listen then, Lordings, with good ear to me.”
FRANCIS BARNETT says in his Memoirs,
(vol. 1, p. 316) “ From my own observation "I may, I must, I can, I will, I do."— Ibid. I do not think there is a real British sailor
who would not sooner part with the whole A Book called Arma Anserina, in praise of his apparel
, than either pawn or part with of the pen, printed at Leyden, 1679. — a Bible given him.” BAYLE, vol. 3, p. 255.
WHEN Mr. Butler condemned Beza, he “ INTERDUM quies inquieta est."-Sene- ought to have remembered what Mr. EusCA, Epist. 56.
tace has said in defence of Virgil,—to this
purpose.-Vol. 1, 8vo. edition, pp. 220-2. The horse of the good knight El Bembe, was better than any of the horses of the Bishop WATSON said of certain Protestant sun.—Chev. du Sol. vol. 6, p. 229.
landholders in Ireland—“they are desirous
to pay no tithes for their lands: the event Natalis the physician informed Peiresk may be, that they will have no lands to pay that there are in Guinea “ apes with long,
for."--Memoirs, vol. 1, p. 251. gray, combed (compt) beards almost venerable, who stalk an alderman's pace, and Taylon from Vienna, 1635. take themselves to be very wise.”—Life of
“ The Duke of Bavaria hath always disPeiresk, p. 92.
covered a strange ambitious mind, and of late hath given more testimony of it than
co, p. 19.
before. Since this marriage he feeds of I am of opinion with Doa Oliva SABCCO, nothing but on capons and chickens, fed that “ El sueño deve ser comun a todos por with flesh of vipers, and to this purpose, I ley rigurosa en la noche; y no es buen goam told, that there are a great many brought vierno que unos duerman, otros cauten por forth of Calabria. What a child would he las calles,"—P. 74. beget to infest the world.”—Clarendon Papers, vol. 1, p. 373.
The British Apollo explains the reason
why dogs wag their tails when they are Frogs in Italian cry quattro, quattro.
pleased, thusBERTOLDINO, vol. 8, p. 73.
“The cause why that part such quick sense In Latin they call out aqua, aqua.
Is from vessels continued from thence to GRIFFIN, No. 11, Finch-lane, Cornhill, on the brain, Thursday, March 27, 1828, slaughtered a
Where a secret inpulse first impresseth the very fine black bear, “ for the benefit of the
notion, public.” The fat cut from the carcase at
And joy at one end puts the other in motwelve shillings per pound.
tion.— Vol. 1, p. 107. ISMENEAS, a Theban physician, cured all
“ Frets make best music; strings the diseases with music. — Doña OLIVA SABU
higher racked Sound sweetest."
ROWLEY, New Wonder, a Woman neret PHÆDRUS, cum notis variorum et Laurentii, numerous plates, very neat, 18s.
text, p. 333. Amst. 1667.
“ 'Tis said “ Edition recherchée, à cause des figures The grave's good rest when women go first en taille douce, dont elle a été ornée.
Ibid. 347. Il est à remarquer, que dans le nombre de ces figures, il s'en trouve une à la The valley of Ajalon was in Dan's por. page 276, qui représente une action un
tion, and because the coasts of this tribe peu
libre et indécente, et qui, par cette “ went out too little for them, the children raison, est sujette à ne se recontrer of Dan went up to fight against Leshem, que déchirée ou gâtée. Il est bon de and took it, and smote it with the edge of s'en assurer, parce qu'alors ce volume
the sword, and possessed it, and dwelt thereperd la plus grande partie de son mé- | in, and called Leshem Dan, after the name rite et de sa valeur.”—DE BURE. of Dan their father.”—Judges, xix. 47.
The only one of the sons of Jacob after Sylvæ quas Vario Carminum, Gr. et Lat.
whom a city was named. very neat, 7s.
Dole, 1592. This is a very curious collection of Epi- A man enquires why it is that after eat
grams, Odes, Monodies, Elegies, and ing he is as much intoxicated as if he had Acrostics, printed in the forms of va- been “drinking at an excessive rate;" and rious geometrical figures, as Circles, the British Apollo, (vol. 3, p. 399), replies, Triangles, Rhombuses, Parallelograms, “It is because the brain being crowded Hexagons, Cylinders, &c. and some in with the grosser vapours ascending from the fanciful pictures of Eagle's-wings, the aliments, the influx of the animal Spearheads, and Barnacles.
spirits out of the carotid arteries into the
nerves is partly obstructed, which, renderMusical medicine, or medical music. ing the nerves remiss, that drowsy disposiBouchet. Serces, vol. 1, pp. 122-120. tion follows."
“ I DESIRE you to oblige me so far as to “I HAVE heard Sir Henry Wotton say give me a reason why I, that am so very that there be many that in Italy will catch ticklish, can’t tickle myself.”—Ibid. p. 496. swallows so, or especially martins ; this
The most unsuccessful author succeeds bird-angler standing on the top of a steeple in doing this.
to do it, with a line twice as long as I have
spoken of, i. e. about twenty feet long.”— A notion that love brought on toothache. Iz. WALTON, p. 206. -Ibid. p. 504.
Some of the Hebrews liked jingling names, CAREW, p. 707, that it cures it.
as the Arabians, and as our old lawyers.
Shuppim and Huppim, the sons of Ir.” Why there are so many maggots in fil
-1 Chron. 7, 12. berts, and none in walnuts.”—Ibid. p. 594.
“ Peresh and Sheresh, sons of Machir.” " War is a game sometimes at chess, -Ibid. 16. sometimes at hazard; politics a game at blind-man's-buff; patriotism, at brag; trade,
Doncaster-quasi Dancaster. at beggar my neighbour."
Or rather, the soldiers play at, &c.; the NOTHING like a chimney appears in any statesman, &c.
remains of Roman architecture. Either
there was an aperture in the roof for the “ 'Tis thought that they, (the Jews), or smoke, or it escaped through the windows. some spirit worse than they, first told us Did they burn charcoal ? that lice swallowed alive were a certain cure for the yellow jaundice. This and many " One Cockerell of Stockton, captain of other medicines were discovered by them, a ship, was washed overboard in a storm by or by revelation, for doubtless we attained one wave and thrown upon deck again by them not by study."— Iz. Walton, p. 178. another. In pious memory of this provi
He thought the Jews possessed many dential escape, he kept the day of the week secrets, yet unknown to Christians, derived (Wednesday), a solemn fast while he lived, by tradition from Solomon.
and never suffered his beard to be shaved
again."-Ritson. SURTEES' Durham, vol. 3, “ Such a thing may happen, as that the woman, not the man, may be in the right, This seems to have been late in the 17th (I mean when both are godly), but ordi
century. narily it is otherwise." — Vol. 1,
24. J. Bunyan, Exposition on the ten first chapters
“ Gal. Well, and what dost thou play ? of Genesis.
Bal. The part of all the world.
All. The part of all the world ? What's JUDGES, when condemning to death for that ? some petty crime, some poor forgery, &c. Bal. The fool.” They seemed so calm, and with their age
Induction to Marston's Antonio and
Mellida. Old Plays, vol. 2, p. 108.
GONDIBERT, p. 139. aromatical wood, which so stupifieth the
with bitumen and the scent of goats, (where