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ler to have had an amiable
Dagenham Breach, irruption of
DAGOBERT, his soul fought for,
stances of English, 359. Daltini, or, Irish horsemen, 15.
Cricket, merry as, Prov., 486. Damned, the Sabbath of, 85.
Cricket-match between married | DANBY, WILLIAM, extracts,
ers with one arm and one Dancing, extracts relative to,
388, 415, 434, 566, 604.
Crimes, duty of exposing, 51. Dandies, Cambridge ones, 403.
CRISPIN, St., his day much Dandro, and dandrif, meaning
of the word, 171.
writer and readers, 673.
Crocodiles, the king of, 176; DANVERS, C. Southey's early
Dareira, or, gnat of the Nile,
have it sooner than, 426. Darkness, province of, 90.
Cross by the wayside, a memen- Darwin's Phytologia,
thers saw it in every thing, DAVENANT, SIR WILLIAM, re.
marks on, 292;extracts from,
curious account of a tame David, St. 54.
one, 411; caught in Italy DAVIES, HOWEL, Whitefield's
with bird-limed hoods, 418. Welsh coadjutor, story of,
gin of the name, 498.
Davy, SIR HUMPHREY, reply
Dead, spirits of, 229; dead,
Crune, or Croon, to bellow like the, extracts relative to, 579,
Cuckoo, stuttering one? 535. Dead Letter Office, story from,
phalic powder in, 436. Death, the bitterness of, 85;
Adam from his remotest de.
count of a sailor's death at
sea, 627 ; extracts, 542, 544.
the veracity of his adven. of from churchyard, 122.
Deer, wounded, lie on the
Customs, good old, the cause of “Asphodelus Lancastriæ Ve-
religion and order, 195. rus” for cure, see note, 547.
in the Alps, proud of their a salamander by Marlboro', Delta Scenery, 180.
Demigod's death, effects of,
Cypresses, duration of, 74. Demoniacal possession, 693.
Δήμος Ονείρων, 243.
DENNY, Sir William, his Pe-
lecanisidium, &c. 305.
Dens inusitata bellua, 37.
DERMODY, THOMAS, account Newfoundland dog's puppy
the Romans, 434; fad of a
inherited its mother's tricks, German princess, 460; way
gone to heaven, story of, ed against Sir William Jones,
363; hunt of wild one, 369; 510.
one, 378; the pride of old
Cole's, proverb, 428 ; sacri. Eagles, scared by lightning, 5;
due, 195; visit to St. An- Romans, 443, 478, 482; af- 142.
Easter - dues, painful story
Dom Danael, the destruction about, 359.
Easter-tree, 116; water-tilts,
the sick, 290.
Eaters, great ones, 558.
612, 620-1; poems, 647-8. to Bernal Diaz, 633.
Doome's-day, Lord Sterlinge's, Ebb Tide, more rapid than the
Edhowain, court or palace of,
he took off a tax, 195.
Dramatist's English, extracts EDWARDS, THOMAS, author of
Canons of Criticism, 351.
Edwin PRINCE, exposure of,
Dreams, extracts relative to, 112.
565; recurrence of, 566,601. | Edwy, 181.
Drowned persons, Finlanders Eel, skinning of, barbarous
said to recover after two or story of, 356; how one came
in at a bedroom window,371;
Druids, United Lodges of, ce- story of the man with eels
in his inside, 402; mere so
full of small eels as to supply
Eggs, hatched by a man, queer
mark on, 624.
Druses, opinion of relative to Egregori of the Book of Enoch,
who ? 122.
Egypt, night in, 223; their
medicine wholly upon astro-
Charles, his eldest son, usher logical or magical grounds,
tiasis peculiar to, 551.
a legal punish Elden Hole, 243.
Election trick, 392.
Electricity, cure for agues, 436.
Elephants, majestic bearing of,
origin of, 714.
ELIDORE, descent of, 139.
for joy at her succession-
Fullerknew his father“right
for, 427, &c.
Fern male, root of, good against
FERRAN GONZALEZ, account
FERRIS, RICHARD, adventure
of him and his wherry, 355.
Excrements, eating of, 249. Festivals, Church, remarks on,
Fererfew, Sweet, Matricaria
Suaveolens, medicinal pro-
perties of, 575.
Fidelity, animal, 140.
custom on Christmas Day,
Extracts, &c. 77, 215, &c. 270, 531.
Fig-dates, i. e. figs, 706.
FILICAJA VINCENZO DE, Son-
Gonzalez, a Catalan optician, nets from, 48, 49, 50, 82, 87,
Fingers, art of conversing with
and counting by, 431.
Fire, Defensive, 173.
Fish, plan for naturalizing salt-
water ones in ponds, 372;
name for, 168, 346. Fairy.
extraordinary price of, in
Billingsgate, Jan. 4, 1809,
Fairs, the two great ones in 541.
from, 77, 80, 81, 220.
Flamen Dialis, or, Priest of
Jupiter, account of, 614.
Flamingos, flight of, 396.
Fleas, import of, 470.
FLETCHER, THE, remarks on,
Floating Island, Welsh one, 76.
Florida, custom there of sacri.
ficing the first born male,
Florist's Feast at Bethnal
Green in George I.'s time,
Follies, no christian burial for,
when outlived, 616; hath
eagle's wings, but owl's eyes,
Dutch Prot. 644.
Fonthill, Garrard's description
of to Strafford, 408.
Food, extracts about, 558.
Feet-Metrical, twelve in the Fool, name for, original in
every language, 577; origin
Feltham, OWEN, extracts of fools- to supply the want
of free society, 420; fools
and wise men, opposed, say. | GARCI, FERNANDES, murders Goat, efficacy of blood of, 453;
his adulterous wife, and mar. anciently thought to operate
Commentarios Gob and Gobbins, meaning of,
GOBARTS, STEPHEN, opinion
Gardens, Chinese, 600;
in Cas. of, 585.
Gebir, extracts from, 216.L Godissours, i. e. jesters, gibers,
scription under bust of, 'Ib. Genius, Good, fighting, 78. GOFF, THOMAS, extracts from,
vingian kings to powder their
Golden legend, extracts from,
told Cradock his Hermit
GOMBAULD, Endymion de, ex.
growth, 192; staid thoughts of, gave origin to the cry, Good man, striking remark on,
“No gin, no king.” 378. 637.
Good-nature, a thorough Eng.
lish expression, 384.
described in an ode upon,
Gothic Genius, 259.
Gout, divers fantastic remedies
GOWER, quoted, 146.
GRAHAM, Dk. half knave, half
Gleanings and Anecdotes, Mis- enthusiast, 360.
Grandmother, a man that mar.
GLOVER, accuracy of as a poet, ried his, 419.
lected by Mrs. Yates for her GRAVES, RICHARD, why be
benefit, -H. Walpole's re- wrote his Columella, or the
Distressed Anchoret, 618;
GLOVER, JOSEPH, of Keswick, Shenstone might sit for the
born at Watenlath, a native more amiable part of Colu-
tracts and remarks on, 285. to his worth and worthiness, GRAY, extracts relative to, 343,
Greeks merry, proverb, 380.
Gnat, poisonous bite of, 497. GREEN, ROBERT, peeuliar use
of “ for to do" - " for be. Plowman v. 3918. Passus | Herb, of Orpheus- that starves
tigers, 160; that hates step.
Herbaldown, near Canterbury,
D'HERBELOT, extracts from,
turns to its form to die, 543. | Herce, meaning of, 133.
Heretics, Old, had a masonic
HARUT and MARUT, 101.6 Hereditary Qualities, 583.
Hasan Casa, The Seven Songs | HERRICK, remarks on,
tracts from, 303, &c.; no.
vulgarsuperstitions than any
of Music, 568-9, 570-1. HESIOD, extracts from, 220.
q. v. 533. translated into, 713.
Haydn, his remark on the sing. Hexameters, English, remarks
ing of the charity children on, 1; hexameters and pen.
at St. Pauls, the most pow. tameters composed by a ta.
Heaham, Abp. of York's at.
pression of the religious
Higgoxs, Sir Thomas, Cava-
his son, 348.
rious Discourses, &c. 133-4; | Himilcon, the Carthaginian
journey to the Northern general, story for monodra.
Ocean, extracts from, 167,
Hindoo Mythology, extracts re-
Epigram, 219, triangular toms of, 435; old families
respected by, 700; invoke
the manes of their ancestors
HOBBES, extracts from, 410,
411•13, 560, 625; on mul.
mends the Whole Duty of
HOEL, character of, 107.
a saying of, Holiness, Christian, 694.
HOLINSHED, extracts from,174,