Imágenes de páginas

“ Heralds may

elements should participate of their quali- Semiramis), bore a dove in their banners. ties; for, as the humours have their source

here take notice of the anfrom the elements, so haveour passions from tiquity of their art; and for their greater the humours; and the soul which is united credit blazon abroad this precious piece of to this body of ours, cannot but be affected ancientry; for before the time of Semiramis with its inclinations."

we hear no news of coats or crest."-JOHN GREGOIRE, p. 236.

DEBOhrA prophetissa, quia ab asse noHeaven.

men habet, vocatur apis fæminei sexus." The elder Venn, (p. 15), speaks of the -Avoda Sara, p. 324. vast assembly of perfect spirits, who are swallowed up in love and adoration of God, and are perfectly one with each other.

Fashion. Dante. Purgatorio, xxviii. vol. 4, p. 181. In Barbadoes, such was the influence of

Two streams from Paradise, Lethe and fashion, or custom, that Dr. Hillary (1759) Eunoe; the one to wash away the remem- says, “ he had seen many men loaded, and brance of sin, the other to renew that of almost half melting, under a thick rich coat our good deeds.

and waistcoat, daubed and loaded with gold,

on a hot day, scarce able to bear them."Ibid. Paradiso, xviii. v. 29, vol. 5, p. 116. Monthly Review, vol. 21, p. 370. Paradise is called “L'albero che vive de la cima,'

A Wooden pillow, about the width of a

hoop, and of a semicircular form, to admit perchè viene arrivato dall'essere sovrano

the head, sustained by a column of four to six ch'è Dio: al contrario degli altri alberi, che

inches high, with a broad, flat base. They traggono il sugo vitale, e il nutrimento dalla

are almost exactly similar to those often radice."

found in the ancient tombs of the Egyptians, and, notwithstanding their apparent discom

fort, are now very generally used in every The Name.

part of Upper Nubia. The ladies of Shendy BRANtome, vol. 10, p. 48, speaks of a Cap- value them highly, because, being so nartain Sainte Colombe,“ vaillant et brave sol- row, they do not disarrange their hair, a sedadin, et déterminé s'il en fut oncques." | rious consideration, if it be true, as I am He was “de cette maison valeureuse de informed, that the coiffure of the Shendyan S. Colombe en Bearn, mais non légitime." beauties requires nine hours' work to be

At Rochelle he was wounded three times, quite comme il faut,beautifully plaited, and was no sooner recovered from the hushy at each side, projecting behind, and wound than he received another; twice in flat above the forehead.”—Hoskins, p. 124. Normandy-"de-sorte que nous l'appellions et son corps, une garenne d'harquebusades." “To promote the growth of the nails here He was killed at St. Lo.

(as a decided indication of high rank), they

are held over small fires of cedar-wood." – CORNELIUS à LAPIDE, and many others, Ibid. p. 125. following the interpretation of St. Jerome, (who, at the 13th chap. of Isaiuh says, that

WHISTLER to Shenstone. 1762. God calleth Nebuchadnezzar columbam), say “I have struck a bold stroke since I have that the Assyrians (in honour no doubt of been in town; I mean a laced coat; for

really waistcoats cost as much, and are no cette mode, ou pourra s'y conformer impumark of distinction after all.”—HULL's Se- nément et sans scandale." —Mem. Secrets, lect Letters, vol. 2, p. 33.

vol. 17, p. 226.

LAMBSKIN breeches.-Ibid. p. 98.

A. D. 1775. PARIS. Tell Mrs. Damer

that the fashion now is to erect the toupée Roger Williams, (Life, p. 264), says, into a high detached tuft of hair, like a “I have long had scruples of selling the cockatoo's crest, and this toupée they call natives aught but what may bring, or la physionomie, I don't guess why."—H. tend to, civilization. I, therefore, neither WALPOLE, vol. 4, p. 32. brought, nor shall sell them, loose coats nor breeches."

Doctors of Physic and Privy Council

lors, in Elizabeth and James's time, wore A.D. 1767.

A DISSERTATION upon nightcaps wrought with gold silk ; the PuHead-Dress; together with a Brief Vindi- ritan Divines, of black satin, tipt with cation of High-Coloured Hair, and of those white.—Malcolm's Granger, p. 139. Ladies on whom it grows: the whole submitted to the Connoisseurs in Taste, whether

The first Fashionable Magazine comancient or modern. By an English Peri

menced May 1768, and, as might be guesswig-Maker."

ed, it was a French production; its title,

“ Courier à la Mode, ou Journal du Goût.” Cozens, in 1778, published the “Principles of Beauty relative to the Human Head, intéressant pour Paris, et pour les Provinces,

“ C'est un nouvel ouvrage périodique, fort a Metaphysico - Physiognomico - Pictorial

qui contient le détail de toutes les nouWork." Each head in the engravings had

veautés de mode. C'est, si l'on veut, une an antique head-dress.

“ We sincerely espèce de Supplément aux Mémoires de wish, for the honour of the sex, that our

l'Académie des Belles Lettres, qui consacre countrywomen would study them, and re

à la postérité le tableau mourant de nos move the present enormous encumbrances from their heads, to make way for a dress caprices, de nos fantaisies et du costume

national.”—BACHAUMONT, Mem. Sec. vol. 4, which in more elegant times adorned the heads of the Grecian ladies.”Monthly Review, vol. 58, p. 444.

“ Who would have thought that our

side-curls and frizzled toupée had such anA.D. 1781. “Les dernières robes en vogue tiquity, but along with that such barbarsont les Levites, imitées sur ces robes majestueuses des enfans de la tribu consacrée ism, as to be the fashion of the Germans

ere they left their native woods. Tacitus à la garde de l'arche, et au service du tem

mentions their twisting their locks into ple de Jerusalem. Ces Levites se modifient

horns and rings. déjà de cent manières. Madame la Vicomtess de Jaucour ayant imaginé des Levites à

“ Cærula quis stupuit Germani lumina,

flavam queue de singe, a paru, il y a quelque tems, au Luxembourg avec cette queue, très lon

Cæsariem madido torquentem cornua gue, très tortillée, et si bizarre que tout le

cirro ?"-JUVENAL, Sat. xii. v. 164. monde se mit à la suivre ; ce qui obligea les

PINKERTON, Lett. of Lit. p. 61. Suisses de Monsieur de venir prier cette Dame de sortir pour éviter un trop grand The Merovingian kings used to powder tumulte. Il faut espérer que, pour l'hon- their heads and beards with gold dust.--neur de l'inventrice le public étant fait à | Ibid. p. 62.

p. 80.

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Printed waistcoats, i.e. “ des scenes ga- some one to shave him, but they who aclantes ou comiques, &c." engraved on them. quire kingdoms, shave themselves.” 1786.-Mem. Sec. t. 33, p. 229.

Probably Buonaparte would not have

liked to trust his throat to a razor in any “ In the Samoa Island, many of the women one's hand but his own. are spotted, which they call sangisengi. It is effected by raising small blisters with a

“ Till new-born chins wick of native cloth, which burns but does

Be rough and razorable." not blaze. When these are healed, they

Tempest, act ii. sc. i. leave the spot a shade lighter than the original skin. Thus indelible devices are im

" Now of beards there be printed. This is used like tatooing at other

Such a company, islands, to perpetuate the memory of some

Of fashions such a throng, important event, or some beloved relative."

That it is very hard WILLIAMS, p. 538.

To treat of the beard

Though it be ne'er so long." “In my time, the follies of the town crept slowly among us, but now they travel faster Says a ballad concerning beards in a misthan a stage coach. Its fopperies come cellany entitled Le Prince d'Amour. 1660. down, not only as inside passengers, but in -Malone's Shakespeare, vol. 17, pp. 366-7. the very

basket."-MR. HARDCASTLE. She Stoops to Conquer.

When Mr. Hoskins was residing in the Temple of Tirhaka, he took the portrait of

a Melek of the Shageea Tribe. “As there Marriage.

was no barber in the village, and I was told In that middle class of society which he had some skill in shaving, I allowed him

to officiate in that capacity; but most anx. might and ought to be the happiest, marriage is more often too late than too early. shaved by the son of a king. Never did I

iously shall I avoid to have my head again

endure such a scarification. His razor, one “ PEPIGERE tamen Romani cum Sabinis of the twopenny sort from Trieste, was quorum filias rapuerant amicitias ; adeo blunter than even a French table-knife, and ut Sabinorum Rex Titus Tatius senex reg. he had no means of sharpening it but accordnaret pariter cum Romulo quem mox ut in ing to the custom of the country on his bare societatem regni ejus assumpsit occidit: Sa- arm. He drew blood four times, and scraped bini quoque et Romani unus populus effice


head in such a manner that it smarted rentur. Quo tempore ad confirmandam for several hours afterwards. But it is imconjunctionem nomina illorum suis præ- possible to endure the wearing of one's hair ponebant nominibus et invicem Sabini Ro- in this climate, after having once been acmanorum. Et ex illo consuetudo tenuit ut

customed to the luxury of having it shaved nemo Romanus sit absque prænomine."


week: and having lost my penknife, Historia Miscellæ. lib. 1, p. 3.

I had been obliged to take my own razor to cut my pencils."




BEARD-BRUSHES. " Pulidas escobillas de Beards.

barba.”—Luis Munoz. Life of L. de Gra. Rogers asked Talleyrand whether Buona- nada, p. 23, parte shaved himself. Talleyrand answered 1. Yes. One who is born to be a king has EFFECT of shaving on physiognomy, and in pictures; it aids the former, but in some

Diet. degree injures the latter.

BRANTOME's uncle, Chastaigneraye. As A DISSERTATION on Peculiarity in soon as he was weaned, his father, by adDeath, showing the use and abuse of the vice of a great physician at Naples, had Barba Humana, or the lIuman Beard, 1769. gold, steel, and iron, in powder, given him Autograph, with a note respecting the Au- in whatever he ate and drank,“pour le bien thor, 2s. 6d.-Rodd MS. Qy. Dress. fortifier," till he was twelve years old; and

this answered so well, that he could take a ULMA, (M. A.), “Physiologia Barbæ Hu- bull by the horns and “l'arresteren sa furie.” manæ : hoc est, de fine illius.” 6s. Folio. -Ibid. t. 9, p. 75. Bonon. 1602. 3134. Rond's Cat. 1836.

In New Zealand stones are thrust down

the throat of a babe to give him a stony The famous Roskolniki schismatics con

heart, and make him a stern and fearless sider the Divine image in man as residing

warrior.-WILLIAMS, Miss. Enl. p. 543. in the beard. - Monthly Review, vol. 68, p. 352. Le Sieur Dumont, at Lille, knit a pair

Leyden. of stockings de cheveux. They were “plus Wilkes writes to his daughter from the beaux, plus solides, et plus chauds que Hague, A.D. 1767, “I was obliged to go in ceux de soye,” and they would wash. “C'est sa

a coach yesterday little better than a wagpropre chevelure qui lui a fourni la matière; I mettoit de côté seulement les cheveux qui Leyden. (The canals were frozen, and no

gon, to pay my duty to the university of tomboient à mesure qu'il se peignoit." He meant to knit a striped pair of different that style we always speak of the university

boat could pass.) My good mother (for in colours, but still “de chevelures humaines."

where we are educated) received me with -Mem. Secrets, t. 33, p. 137.

raptures, and congratulated herself on hav

ing produced so illustrious a son,-a very Receipts for its growth.-WurtzunG's flattering compliment for me."—Almon. vol. Practice of Physic, p. 116-7.

3, p. 223. “The Lacedemonians obliged their Ephori

“I OFTEN put you in mind that I was to subipit to the ridiculous

ceremony of being shaved when they entered upon their be ordered to continue in bed sixteen or

brought up at Leyden ; and there you would office, for no other end but that it might be eighteen hours out of the twenty-four, when signified by this act that they knew how to practise submission to the laws of their

you are oppressed with a violent cold."

Ibid. p. 226. country.”Jones of Nayland, vol. 5, p. 294.

Gaubius lectured there in D.'s time. “ If the Normans can scrape off their

See Monthly Review, vol. 68, p. 555. beards with an English razor, they are

He expounded the true principles of mehappy. But, in fact, no man can be ex

dical psychology pected to be patriotic or national in the matter of razors; for if the devil himself

STOLP, a citizen of Leyden, left prizes kept a cutler's shop, and sold a good article, for dissertations on subjects relative to naI think no man who has a beard would

tural religion and moral philosophy. scruple to become his customer.”—AUGUSTIN St. John. Journal in Normandy, p. 72. Dr. COLIGNON there in his time. Profestween them.

p. 103.

sor of Anatomy at Cambridge, afterward ever observes the work upon the best InDeputy Regius Professor of Physic, and dian gowns, or the painting upon their best Professor of Medicine in Downing College. skreens or purcellans, will find their beauty Ile died A. D. 1785, and his Miscellaneous is all of this kind, (that is,) without order." Works were published in 4to. 1786. There -Vol. 1, p. 186. are poems among them of no merit.—Monthly Review, vol. 76, p. 464.

DR. DEE, 74. When Nalvage (see his appearance, 73) began one of his lessons

with this invocation, “ Pater Filius Spiritus Handling a Subject.

Sanctus, Fundamentum, substantia et prin

cipium omnium,” Edward Kelly thought in By the way, and by the bye, difference be- his mind rerum, but Nalvage answered his

thought, saying, “ what need I say rerum.

The grammarians will be on my side. Om" E' p'uom saggio il parlare aurea catena, nium is more than to say omnium rerum." Che di sapere preziosi giri Forman, che dietro l'un l'altro si mena."

“Thou art a retailer of phrases, and dost Bertucci. Viaggio al Commo Bene, deal in remnants of remnants like a maker

of pincushions."-CONGREVE. Way of the

World, p. 92. A BOLOGNESE noble asked Guido from what model he took the graceful forms of “I HOPE its slow beginning will portend his female heads. “ I'll show you," said

A forward exit to all future end." Guido, and calling up his colour-grinder, a

Amaryllis in the Rehearsal. great coarse lubberly fellow, he bade him sit down, turn his head, and look up at the

When Galersis, that great chronicler of sky. Then taking his chalk, he drew a

the later branches of the house of Amadis, Magdalene, and when he observed the

was about to enter upon the adventure in noble's astonishment, he said to him, “ the which Don Silves de la Selva won the arms beautiful and pure idea must be in the mind, of Jason, he made this exclamation, “O and that it is no matter what the model be."

Dieu, et comme je voudroye que tu m'eusses - Monthly Review, vol. 65, p. 145.

doüe d'un stile si subtil et ingénieux, que je Sir W. TEMPLE says of the Chinese gar- je ne trouve commencement.”—B.14, p. 139.

peusse commencer à deduire chose à laquelle dens, " Their greatest reach of imagination or as in de Nederduytsche tale Overgheis employed in contriving figures, where

set, "O God, hoe hebt ghy my niet ean so the beauty shall be great and strike the eye, subtijlen ende verstandighen stijl begaeft, but without any order or disposition of parts dat ick kan beginnen eenige dingen de verthat shall be commonly or easily observed.

halen die nochtans ghaen begin en hebben." we have hardly any notion of So it is written in the 18th chapter of the this sort of beauty, yet they have a parti- 14th book of that great history, which 14th cular word to express it; and where they book Fynes Moryson bought at Lubeck in find it hit their eye at first sight, they say the year 1593, " in the Dutch tongue, to the "Sharawadgi is fine, or is admirable, or

practise the same ; for these books," says any such expression of esteem. And who

he, in his Itinerary, are most eloquently

translated into the Dutch, and fit to teach · COURTENAY (vol. ii. p: 161,) says, an emi; familiar language, and for this book I paid nent Chinese scholar to whom he applied, did not acknowledge this word, which he (T.P.C.) eighteen Lubeck shillings, and for the bindhowever took to mean picturesque beauty. ing four Now if my reader should ask why

And though

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