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sit upon the point of a needle." —Joun Hell.

GREGOIRE, p. 55, Rusca de Inferno, referred “ VERISIMILE nimirum est manes collo- to. quiis assuetos esse, nihil est enim aliud quod apud inferos agunt, ubi igni perpetuò assi- “ St. Austin might have returned another dent, nisi ut confabulentur. Atque hinc est answer to him that asked him, 'What God fæminas plerumque veneficas esse, et cum employed himself about before the world dæmone consortium inire, quod hæ ipsum was made ?' • He was making hell.' No magis promptè ac liberè alloquantur.”— such matter. The doctors in the Talmud Decl. ascribed to Soutu, Opera Posthuma, say, “ He was creating repentance, or con

triving all the ways how he might be mer

ciful enough to the Man he is so mindful of, RABBI Simeon Ben Lakisch said, “Non and to the Son of Man so much regarded erit infernus tempore venturo. Sed Deus by him.'”—Joun GREGOIRE, p. 135. Sanct. Benedict. educet Solem e thecâ suâ, facietque ut penetret radiis suis homines; et

Master HENRY GREENWOOD's Tormentimpii quidem judicabuntur per illum, justi ing Tophet (A. D. 1608), or, A terrible devero canabuntur per illum."

scription of hell, able to break the hardest To this they apply Malachi iv. 1.

heart, and cause it to quake and tremble." Avoda Sara, p. 16. —Monthly Review, vol. 68, p. 343-5. Some

just remarks. ST. JAMES. “ You must not mistake St. James's meaning. He does affirm that a sin

“INFERNUS in futuro seculo non erit, sed gle breach of God's law deserves eternal

Sol æstu suo cruciabit impios, idemque exdeath, as well as ten thousand; yet he does hilarabit pios."—Avoda Sara, p. 16. not say that small and great offenders will have equal punishment. No: mighty sinners will be mightily tormented. Men's future torment will be suited to the num

Oaths. ber and the greatness of their crimes. Yet moderate offenders can have small consola

M. DE LA TRIMOUILLE was called, La vraye tion from hence, because the shortest punish- Corps Dieu, because that was his usual oath. ment is eternal

, and the coldest place in hell Bayard used to exclaim, Feste-Dieu Baywill prove a hot one."—BERRIDGE, Christian ard. M. de Bourbon (the Constable), Saints World Unmasked, p. 27.

Barbe. The Prince of Orange, Saint Ni

colas (not the Prince). “ Le Bon Homme, passage from Henry Brooke's Redemption, trouvé celuy-là ?) et autres que je noinineMonthly Review, vol. 48, p. 68, a striking la Roche du Maine juroit Teste Dieu

pleine de Reliques, (où Diable avoit il praying God to preserve in me the princi- rois

, plus saugreneux que ceux-là, mais il ple divine !"

vaut mieux les taire."—BRANTOME, vol. 6, p.

129. “I HAVE wondered much at the curiosity (how learned soever) of some who under

“Quand la Pasque? Dieu deceda, take to set down the subterraneous geogra

Louis the Eleventh. phy of this place, and describing it so confidently, as if they had been there already ; not the gates and chambers of death only, has, with perfect propriety, put this oath into

I SIR WALTER Scott, in Quentin Duruard, but the very points of the compass in that the mouth of this mean and crafty prince. region and shadow, and how many souls may

J. W. W.


Par le jour Dieu luy succeda :

Charles the Eighth. Le Diable m'emporte s'en tint près ;

Louis the Twelfth.
Foy de Gentil-Homme vint apris."

Francois the First.



delight; springing up, he placed one paw on each of her shoulders, but the next moment he fell backward, and instantly expired.

“ M. de Candolle, Lecturer on Natural History of Geneva, related this story." — O Brien's Round Towers of Ireland, p. 468.

Κακά δεννάζων ρήμαθ', ά δαίμων,
Κώδεις ανδρών, εδίδαξεν.-SoPH. Ajar.

[The Owl.]
v. 243-4.

“ All other birds except those of the owl kind, worship the light.”—HUTCHINSON,

vol. 8, p. 92. [Animals in Paradise.]

See his vituperation of the owl, which HUTCHINSON (vol. 3, p. 105) maintains immediately follows. that there were voracious and noxious creatures in Paradise before the fall, because “the parts of every creature shew how it

[Birds in the Bermudas.] was to live, and much the greater part of the species in the creation could not have

Birds in the Bermudas that burrow.-P. lived without eating others."

This is just

408. They lighted on the men's shoulders.

-P. 412. begging the question.

See the passage.— BOSWELL'S Shakspere, vol. 15.

p. 126.

[Beasts examples to Men.]

JAMES GRANGER, vicar, preached a ser

mon October 18th, 1779, in the parish church Beasts examples to men, and designed of Shiplake, Oxfordshire, and published it for such.-HUTCHINSON, vol. 5, p. 69-70.

under the title of An Apology for the Brute “ They are still in the perfection of their Creation; or Abuse of Animals considered. nature;” a good passage, shewing what this

Will it be believed that this very sensible consideration ought to effect in man.—Ibid. discourse gave disgust to two considerable

congregations, and that the mention of dogs

and horses was considered as a prostitution Jewisu niceties concerning guilt in mis

of the dignity of the pulpit. This made chievous animals. - Cur. of Literature, vol.

him publish it. He dedicated it to T. B. 1, p. 170-1.

Drayman, and addressing him as Neighbour
Tom, reminded him that he had seen him

exercise the lash with greater rage, and [A Tame Wolf.]

heard him at the same time swear more “ A LADY near Geneva had a tame wolf, roundly and forcibly, than he had ever seen which seemed to have as much attachment or heard any of his brethren of the whip in to its mistress as a spaniel. She had occa- London. Should he find any hard words sion to leave home for some weeks; the wolf in the discourse, he told him that if he could evinced the greatest distress after her de- come to the vicarage, he would endeavour parture, and at first refused to take food. to explain them. And he warned him that During the whole time she was absent, he if he did not alter his conduct, he would remained much dejected.

take care to have him punished by a justice as soon as the animal heard her footsteps, of peace.Monthly Review, vol. 47, p. 491-2. he bounded into the room in an ecstasy of

On her return,

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“ What's to say ? [A Newfoundland Dog.]

A very little little let us do, Philip THICKNESSE had a Newfoundland And all is done." dog, who had been taught a great many

Henry the Fifth, act iv. sc. ii. tricks on board a man-of-war ; and a puppy of hers, he says, “ inherited many of them “Porisso, senhor, callo, porque temo untaught.”—Ibid. vol. 48, p. 177.

De não chegar ao porto desejado

Por mais que alargue a vella, e aperte o (Cornish Game Cock.]

remo." The Cornish hatch the eggs of the game

Diogo BERNARDES, O. Lyma, p. 139. cock breed under a magpie, because

PETRARCH (vol. 1, p. 291, Son. 175,) dates magety pie is a desperate bird.”—Polwhele.

the birth of his love, Vocabulary

“ Mille trecento ventisette appunto

Su l'ora prima, il di sesto d'Aprile,

Nel laberinto intrai ; nè veggio ond' esca." [Animals not morally responsible.] BERGMANN's Researches allow to animals “ Now masters all, here now I shall the powers of thinking, remembering, com- End there as I began."—SIR T. MORE. paring and judging; but their actions not being directed to moral ends, he thinks that REARTRAIT of the author, for a Finis consequently they are not accountable and piece. proper subjects for reward or punishment in another world.-Ibid. vol. 74, p. 495.

HERRICK, vol. 1, p. 116, penultimate ch.

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of a pinch of snuff. Our informant has Connoisseur, vol. 2, p. 110. LLOYD. J. within these few days seen Billy masticate Hawkins Brown. Charles Lamb. a large quid of pigtail with as much goût T. the water poet. as any Jack tar in his majesty's service. Cowper, Ep. to Bull. Greathead's life, When he had finished the tobacco, a pinch p. 143.- Correspondence, vol. 1, p. 215-6, of strong rappee was administered, which 265-6. Billy snuffed without the least demur, and curling up his olfactory organ, delivered one In a classification of trades (Times, 14th of those charming solos so peculiar to his April, 1835), tobacco and snuff are placed species. Billy is chiefly employed in car- among trades of food, because though they rying milk from his master's farm to Bol- cannot, in the ordinary sense of the term, ton; and if Mr. Walton has any other bu- be considered as food, they bear some resiness to transact in the town, he can leave semblance to it, though a distant one: for Billy with security at the door of any cus- tobacco is food to the taste, and snuff food tomer, whence he will not budge an inch to the sense of smelling." until he hears his master's voice. Billy is invariably accompanied on his journies to Raleigh's last “ unfortunate attempt Bolton by a small cur dog, which is so at- upon S. Thomé and Guiana, which was his tached to him that in the absence of Mr. own ruin and his son's death, yielded only Walton, he takes his station close to Billy, stinking tobacco, a commodity that could and will not suffer any stranger to come not be conveyed away, because of the bulk;

and his voyage proved much less than

smoke.”—Monson, p. 242. William ELLIS, once a farmer at Little Gaddesden, who in A.D. 1760, published The Norwegians call snuff, "næse-meel." Every Farmer his own Farrier, says, upon

-PONTOPPIDAN. his own experience, that “half an ounce of tobacco at a time, given among a horse's VIRGINIA, Brazil, and Varinas tobacco, corn, and continued for a week, will pre- differ in flavour; each having its raciness, vent worms, cure greasy heels, and create a its smaak, what the French call le goût de fine coat.”—Monthly Review, vol. 22, p. 156. terreau.—Dr. Douglass, Monthly Review,

vol. 13, p. 273. PRIOR speaks of “ Portugueze" snuff.

RALEIGA's colony in Norambegu. A.D. 1641. A MISSION to the“Kionontateh- “Though the situation, the climate, and ronou, ou Nation de Petun."Rel.N.France, the natural soil, and the proof of the commotom. 5, p. 131.

dities the country yielded was able to give

encouragement for the prosecution of it, yet " A LAS

aguas singulares de Sevilla deben for want of means and willing minds, which los Españoles la bondad de sus tabacos, los is the bane of all undertakings, it failed, and mas estimados del mundo.”—MASDEU, vol. produced nothing but tobacco, which has

brought a greater mischief to this kingdom The note says, “ La experiencia confirmó than the profit would have countervailed, la bondad dicha de estas aguas, habiendo though it had proved successful.”—Monson, procurado en vano os Ingleses imitar el tabaco Español, valiendose de artifices, que sobornados sacaron de la misma fabrica de

GUIANA. “There have been many colonies settled

one nation in that spacious country; yet I could never hear of any commo

1, p. 14.

P. 405.


dities that arose by it, or not so much in the middle of Queen Elizabeth's reign till value as two miles of ground in England within almost every one's memory, (1785), would afford : and yet I must rightly say our ancestors spent no inconsiderable part of that evil tobacco, this plantation sends of their vacant hours, residing more at home the best, if the strength of tobacco be so than we do. If modern houses have not a accounted."-Ibid.

room of this sort, they have one unknown

to the ancients, which is a powdering-room “If the charge bestowed upon planta- for the hair.”—Monthly Review, vol. 73, tions were valued with the gain reaped from p. 22. them, it were not worth a purse to put it in ; and for ours in England, it would be Sir J. Hill against snuff.—Monthly Reconsumed in smoke. For one staple com- view, vol. 25, p. 127. modity which it sends out is stinking, barbarous tobacco; for from the barbarous ROWLAND White to Sir Robert Sydney. savages it is derived : a brave original for “I was desired by Mr. Roger Manners, that civil men to learn from and imitate!

you will send him by a letter (from Flush“ The French herein far exceed us; for ing), a ball of tobacco-high Trinidado: by their industry and laborious endeavours, you can send him nothing that will more they have attained to a rich and profitable increase his love towards you."— Sydney traffic of costly furs, which makes our shame Pupers, vol. 2, p. 208. the greater, when we consider how easily they have effected it, and how profitably “Capt. Wm. MYDDLETON, the first who they persevered, whilst we are sucking of smoked tobacco in London. He was bro-smoke, that brings with it many inconve- ther of Sir Thomas, who purchased Chirk niences, as time has made too plain.”—Ibid. Castle ; and of Sir Hugh, who brought the

New River to London, then called Myddel

ton's Water; another of his numerous oroHis scheme for a tobacco trade.—Ibid. thers wrote a treatise on Welsh prosody."

-YORKE's Royal Tribes, p. 107.

p. 414.

P. 446.

A POOR German tutor. In a mock de

ToBacco pipes.--Monthly Review, vol. 69, scription of one, it is said, “ N.B. Bremen


538. tobacco goes down with him.” — Monthly Review, vol. 17, p. 109.

Love and smoking farours.—HIPPISLEY'S

Orinoco, p. 341. A FRIEND from Edinburgh sends Shenstone, A.D. 1761, as a small stimulus to their

Materialism. friendship, "a little provision of the best Preston Pans snuff, both toasted and un- The translator of M. Brouzet's Essay toasted, in four bottles ; with one bottle of on the Medicinal Education of Children, says Highland Snishon, and four bottles Bonnels. that “the tender brain of Newton or AlexPlease to let me know which sort is most

ander, altered in their infancy by a small agreeable, that I may send you a fresh sup- compression, or slight commotion, might ply in due time."—Hull's Select Letters, have rendered the first stupid, and the other vol. 1, p. 313.

a wise king!"—which the Monthly Reviewer

(vol. 12, p. 376), seems to approve. “ SCARCELY any old house without a small apartment called the Smoking-Room. “ There is reason," says Evelyn, (Misc. In these, says Sir John Cullum, froin about p. 328), “ that we who are composed of the

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