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“Who provideth for the raven his food, our friends are at hand, but also their when his young ones cry unto God.”—Ibid. thoughts when they are very distant." verse 41.

“ POTORIBUS atque Poetis Women.

Quidlibet audendi semper fuit æqua po

testas." Janus Douza, p. 366.? ORLANDO Innamorato. See vol. 2, p. 97. Canto 18.

Why women are thirstier than men.

C'est Cowper's praise of them.-Corresp. vol.

que rien n'altere tant que le beau2, p. 270-1-9.

coup, souvent et vehement parler, que nous

disons babiller, dont les femmes se sçavent CAN

fort bien escrimer."— BOUCHET. Serees, t. “ Smile, and wave a chair with comely

grace too, Play with our tassel gently, and do fine

pour ce que l'esprit de tout homme things

est grandement recreé, oyantet voyant chose That catch a lady sooner than a virtue."

plaisante et agreable à l'oreille et à læil."

-Ibid. 82.
Beaumont and FLETCHER, Nice
Valour, act i. sc. i.

A House at Athens in which all who were

born were fools, for which reason it was “On Heaven, how gracious had creation been

pulled down by order of the State.-Ibid. To women, who are born without defence, If to our hearts there had been doors,

T. Poole tells me that he has a tame through which Our husbands might have looked into our

nightingale, which, twice a year at the time thoughts,

of migration, is agitated in a remarkable And made themselves undoubtful."

manner, moving its wings and its head on Ibid. Honest Man's Fortune, act i. sc. u. its perch, as if instinctively restless, and flut

tering as if it would fain be on its flight. Musical Morals.—" Keep the voice in tune, and there will then be no discord in the New friendships to be looked out"

Croker's Boswell, vol. 1, p. 283.

p. 224.

Why women from their civil condition

Johnson said that insanity had grown are more liable to consumption than men. more frequent since smoking had gone out - Brissot. Voyage, vol. 2, p. 133.

of fashion. This was because he had al

high opinion of the sedative influence of MORAL effect which man may produce smoking.—Ibid. p.

305. on animals.

“SÆPE feras dextræ pennipotentis THorough knowledge of an individual

Douza, p. 427. character is what nothing but thorough intimacy can give.

Johnson said that in his whole life he

was never capable of discerning the least Poole's grandfather used to say that we possess senses of which we are not con

'It is hardly necessary to say that this is a scious; and that through some subtle ether paraphrase of Hor. A. P. v. 9. The quotation

is from the fifth Sat. of Douza, ed. 1609. which affects us, we not only discover when

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resemblance of any kind between a picture | Rio lusinghier di vanitate altrui,
and the subject it was intended to repre- Se ben salda ragion non nel difende."
sent.-Croker's Boswell, vol. 1, p. 355.

Ibid. p. 179.

" Son polve " NOTHING,” said Johnson, “is little to him that feels it with great sensibility, and

Nostre speranze. Io lacrimando scrissi

Amaramente queste note, e prego a mind able to see common incidents in

Ogni anima gentil, che amaramente their real state, is disposed by very common

Non meno lagrimando anco le legga. incidents to very serious contemplation.”—

Ibid. p. 185. Ibid. p. 360.

66 Mal vive uom che non beve.” The bite of a gnat may produce erysi

Ibid. p. 188. pelas and death in certain states of the constitution.

“ GRAVISSIMA bestemmia

Prenda l' uom, che fa l'arte Essay on the future life of brute crea

Di ministrare a Marte tures, by RD. DEANE, Curate of Middleton Micidiale acciajo.

Sia felice il Bottajo ; A. D. 1768.

Ei sol fabbrica in terra,
" When some one peculiar quality L'arche, dove si serra
Doth so possess a man, that it doth draw Di Bacca il bel tesoro,
All his effects, bis spirits and his powers, Bello vie più che l'oro.”—Ibid. p. 189.
In their confluctions all to run one way,
This may be truly said to be a humour.” “ SFORTUNATO, sventurato
Ben Jonson. Every Man out of his

Humour, vol. ii. p. 16.

Ben nel mondo è quel terreno,

Nel cui sen non si produce "A WELL-TIMBERED fellow; he would have

Questa luce, made a good column, an he had been thought Questo nettare terreno.”—Ibid.


209. on when the house was a building."—Ibid.

“ L'AMABILE licore

Animallegratore."-Ibid. p. 215. “ O che volubil fiume Di ben scelte parole egli spandea

only shakes his bottle head, and Dal cor profondo."

out of his corky brain squeezeth out a CHIABRERA, vol. 2, p. 177.

pitiful learned face, and is silent."— BEN Jonson. Cynthian Revels, vol. 2, p. 229.

p. 25.

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“ EXCEEDING witty and integrate : you

Horace. * Would the world knew did so aggravate the jest withal.”—Ibid. How heartily I wish a fool should hate me."

Ibid. p. 514.

p. 270.

“ A proud and spangled sir, "By the Lex Remmia persons convicted That looks three handfulls higher than his of calumny were to be branded on the foreforetop;

head with the letter C.”—Ibid. p. 515, N. Savours himself alone, is only kind And loving to himself; one that will speak “ SOMEWHAT bitter, Sir, but very wholeMore dark and doubtful than six oracles ;

some.”—Ibid. p. 525. Salutes a friend as if he had a stitch, Is his own chronicle, and scarce can eat

- ILL men have a lust t' hear others' sins, For registring himself.”—Ibid. p. 282.

And good men have a zeal to hear sin sbamed."

Ibid. p. 541, Apologetical Dialogue.

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Can change and vary with all forms he sees,

Tūv kalōv kai órwpn kalý. PulchroBe any thing but honest; serves the time;

rum etiam autumnus pulcher."-ERASMIS, Hovers betwixt two factions, and explores Adag. p. 148. The drifts of both, which with cross face, he bears

“Nor spring nor summer beauty hath such To the divided heads, and is received

grace With mutual grace of either.”

As I have seen in one autumnal face."
Ibid. p. 283.

“ Fain would I have thee reap from The Solemn Address. Two lips was a knowledge, but also some weighty sheares

these sown fields, not only an harvest of ging, and never a wise word.”—Ibid. p. 334.

of consolation.”—B. OLEY's Preface to Jack- |

son. Some grains of both I trust thou mayest “ Eastern DespotISM.—The lady of Mr. pick up. Macneil, the physician to the mission, was one day in the Zenanah, in Persia, when she


in which this matter may be observed one of the princes, a boy of ten | M

considered. years of age, with a handkerchief tied over his eyes, groping about the apartment. Upon inquiring what he was doing, he said, that “Molti ne diran molte; io, che per uso as he knew that when the Shah, his father, Parlo assai poco, tratterò sol d'una." died, he should have his eyes put out, he

CHIABRERA, vol. 2, p. 249. was trying to see what he could do without them."—ALEXANDER'S Travels.

DR. CROWTHER's parishioners at Tre

dington hated him, and compelled him to 1 “ The sinister application keep a boar. He got a black one, to spite Of the malicious, ignorant, and base them, and they in return called the black Interpreter; who will distort and strain

pigs Crowthers.-Restituta, vol. 1, P.

59. The general scope and purport of an author To his particular and private spleen.”

Pigs strangely crossed. “ Jr. Tinney " We esteem it

has a famous breed for porkers, Chinese A most dishonest practice in that man crost by a half-African boar; meat deliciWill seem too witty in another's work.”

Ben Jonson, Poetaster, vol. 2, p. 512. See, too, Mavor's Berkshire.

Character of Cornish pigs.-WORGAN'S “ Je voudrois que l'Ignorance Cornwall, pp. 155-7.

S'exposât moins hardiment; Mr. Grey, near Bath, has crossed his, Je voudrois que la Science which have China blood in them, with the

Se montrât discrètement, wild boar of Jamaica.-Ibid.


Avec moins de suffisance Nothing has answered so well as the cross Et plus de discernement." between the Quartley sow and the grey

Ibid. p. 368. boar; the produce seems to have every merit.-Ibid.

“Let not that offend you, worthy reader, Pig perfection.—Essex Survey, vol. 2, p. If I be honest, and that all the cheat 341.

Be of myself, in keeping this light heart.”

Ben Jonson. New Inn. ANIMALCULÆ, mites, &c. made to con

vol. 5, p. 336. sume, and to be consumed.

“No more of Love's ungrateful tyranny; Query. Readers made for authors, or

His wheel of torture, and his pits of birdauthors made for readers ? The monstrous

lime, faith of many made for one.

His nets of nooses, whirlpools of vexation,

His mills to grind his servants into powder.” MAHOMMEDAN notion of pictures and sta

Ibid. p. 420. tues requiring of the artists a soul at the

" WHEREAS it becomes men to vent their day of judgment : applied to ideal charac

amorous passions at their pleasure, we poor ters-claiming a body.

souls must rake up our affections in the

ashes of a burnt heart."-Flavia in Albu“ We'll have a device, a dainty one.

mazar, Old Plays, vol. 7, p. 154. Now, Wit, help at a pinch; good Wit, come; come, good Wit, an' it be thy will !—BEN

“ Now am I for a hunting match. Yon Jonson, Bart. Fair, vol. 4, p. 395.


Shelter a boar, which spoils the ploughman's “Now, gentles, I take it, here is none of

hope; you so stupid,

Whose jaws with double sword, whose back But that you have heard of a little god of

is arm'd love callid Cupid.” Ibid. p. 523.

With bristled pikes; whose fume inflames

the air, It must have been a poor quirk or And foam besnows the trampled corn. This quibbler that escaped him, or rather that

beast he let slip, when he was on the wait, to

I long to see come smoaking to a feast." "watch and apprehend it, and bring it afore

Fuimus Troes. Ibid. p. 388. the constable of conceit."—Ibid. p. 375.

Until I see him I am drunk with thirst, HEINSIUS told S. Evremond that he had And surfeited with hunger of his presence." read more than 800 volumes in order to

Lady Frampul in the New Inn, Ben make his notes apon Ovid.

Jonson, vol. 5, p. 428.
Que Heinsius tout avide
Pour ses notes sur Ovide,

“ BEFORE you judge, vouchsafe to underAit devoré tout confus

stand." Huit cens volumes, et plus.”

Ben Jonson. Prologue to the S. EVREMOND, t. 4, p. 369.

New Inn.

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“He that first ascends to a mountain's top Must begin at the foot."

MIDDLETON. Old Plays, xi.

Mayor of Quinborough, p. 140.

“ Ir ought never to be forgotten that it is not to the head alone, but to another part held in less reverence by the public, that the regular hexagonal cells of the bee ove both substance and form.-GOETHE, ibid. p.


“The plumage that steals half the rainbow's

dies, Throws off the peltings of the angriest skies."

Chameleon, vol. 2, p. 41.

LOVE sometimes transferable, like Pur.

gatory stock.

" WHEN words are melted in the furnace

Some of the Fathers saw the cross in glow

everything. “For observe," says Justin Of fiery mood, quick, let the torrent go."

Martyr, in his Apology (§ 72) how imposIbid.

sible it is that anything in the world should “ Si dica

be regulated, or any mutual intercourse

carried on, without employing this figure. Che bel fin fa chi ben amando muore."

The sea cannot be navigated, unless this Pietro Aretino. Op. Burl. vol. 2, p. 229.

symbol, as the mast and yard-arm of the “Ch' a chi non cerca bene, bene,

sail, remains firm in the ship. Without an

instrument in this form, the land cannot La ragion delle cose, avviene spesso Ch'è piglia il ben per male, e'l mal per bene." be ploughed; neither can they who dig ex.

ercise their labour, nor handicraftmen purBronzino Pittore. Ibid.


sue their occupations, without implements

which are fashioned in like manner. The “ Voi sapete, la ragione Vuol essere ajutata, che so io." Ibid.

human figure also differs from those of ir

rational animals in no respect but this, that "¿Que cosa hay en la tierra que no tenga

it is erect, and bath the hands extended;

and in the countenance also hath the nose Crecientes y menguantes, vaya y venga ?” BALBUENA, vol. 3, p. 137.

reaching downward from the forehead, by!

which we are able to breathe. This again “; O cielos ! įsi el trabajo dilatado

shows no figure but that of the cross."
Por tantos años desta historia mia
Ha de desparecer la voladora
Y cruél arpia del tiempo en sola un hora?"

Ibid. p. 163.

In the days of Hudibras there were some “Si tal fantasia me juzgan ser loca,

so curious in the managementof their beards, Mas loca seria quien tal me juzgasse."

that they had pasteboard cases to put over Question de Amor. them in the night, lest they should turn

upon them and rumple them in their sleep." “Mia musa in frutti, e non in fior s'invoglia.”

-Grey's Hudibras, vol. 1, p. 34.
Busini. Op. Burl. vol. 2, p. 322.

Selim I. was the first Turk who shared “ E' come dir, poch' uva, e molta foglia.” his beard, contrary to the Koran and to

Ibid. custom. When the mufti reprimanded him,

he answered, that he did it to prevent his Goethe hated dogs.-Mrs. Austin, vol. visier's having anything to lead him by. 1, p. 77.

Bacon quoted Apoll. No. 162. His epigram.-Ibid. p.


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