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lus est Tah, voluit per vim codicem a so- entered. Fatima and Ali bring them food rore arripere, tandemque minis et verberi- and tidings. bus illum obtinuit, sed non sine promissione 3. Journey through the desert. The purrestituendi. Cum autem cæpisset codicem suers overtake them, and Mohammed is at legere, lectionis pulchritudine allectus, ad the mercy of an Arab. They find an exMahumetum se contulit, atque in illius ver

posed infant. ba juravit.”—MARACCI.

4. They halt at an islanded convent. Ma

ry the Egyptian is among the nuns. Her When the decree for prohibiting all com- love and devotional passion transferred to merce with the Hashemites was suspended the prophet. in the temple, Abu-laheb of that family and 5. Arrival at Medina. Intrigues to expel Ommogemila his wife went over to the Ko- him-chiefly among the Jews. This danger reish. “Ommogemila autem virgas spino- | averted by a son accusing his father. sas in viâ, per quem transiturus erat Mahu- 6. Battle of Beder. Attempt to assassimetus, ponebat, ut in eas pedibus impingens, nate him afterwards when sleeping. What sauciaretur.”

hinders me from killing thee? This was

Daathur, leader of the foes. Ar the war of the ditch, after thirty days 7. Defeat at Mount Ohud. Death of it was agreed that a single combat should | Kamza. Conversion of Caled in the very decide it between Amru, son of Abdud, and heat of victory. Ali. Ali killed him. Whilst they fought 8. Siege of Medina by the nations. The the storm arose which tore up the tents of winds and the rain and the hail compel them the besiegers.

to retire.

9. The Nadhirites defeated, and the Jews When Mahomet attacked his enemies in of Kainoka, Koraidha, and Chaibar. the valley of Houein, “ inter captivos fuit

10. The prophet lays siege to Mecca. Scebama, filia Halimæ, soror collactanea Truce on permission to visit the Caaba. AmMahumeti, quæ cognovit eum, seque illi ron lays in wait for him there, and is overcognoscendam dedit, ex vestigio morsûs, awed and converted. He tells them that the quem ipse puer dentibus impresserat dorso

worm has eaten the words of their treaty, ejus ( agnosce Mahumeti adhuc ab incunabu- leaving only the name of God. Astonished lis lasciviam.) Concessit igitur illi M. li- by this, terrified by the irresistible number bertatem, cum aliis fæminis quas illa postu- of his swelling army, the Koreish yield the lavit, cum parte præde suæ et cæterorum city. He burns the idols, and Henda clings Moslemorum." -MARACCI.

to her God, and is consumed with him. Who but a monk would have found lewdness in this story?

Abu Sophian, Henda Ali and Fatima. his wife.

Omar and Abubeker. [Sketch of the Poem.]

Moawiyah, their son, Zeed and Zeineb.

of the race of Om. Hamza. P.1. The death-bed of Abu Taleb. Ele


Lebid the poet. vation of Abu Sophian. Tumult of the Ko

Caled and Amrou Mary the Egyptian. reish. Danger of Mohammed, and bis escape by the heroism of Ali. He looks back upon

The early believers. the crescent moon.



Abu Obeidah. 2. The Koreish pursue; they reach the

Saad. cavern ; at whose entrance the pigeon has laid her eggs and the spider drawn his web; Islam—“the saving religion.” and turn away, satisfied that no one can have Al-Abbas,-uncle of M. taken at Beder. Mary must be captured after the vic- The bodies of the noblest slain conveyed tory at Beder.

to Mecca—for the dirge of Ommia to be inOn Mount Ohud Mary saves him. troduced. Caled must not be in the fight of Beder. The factions at Medina reconciled on

The contest with the Jews must be con- his flight there. nected with the intrigues of the Koreish, and take place during the siege of Medina. 2. Ali on the Prophet's bed. The Ko

Subjects for Poemlings. reish waiting his forthcoming. Their pur

A SENTIMENTAL Sonnet to eggs and bacon; suit. When they leave the cavern, the

thinking what the bacon was, and what the poem remains there. Death of Cadijah re

eggs might have been ; or there is enough lated to him. Mohammed visits his mother's sepulchre. should feel-alas! that men who feel should

for an elegy. Alas! that men who eat Sale, v. 1, p. 263. The famous miracle of the mountain.

eat. Why not have an air-diet infused! The people before one of the battles de-Pig-his happiness. The stye, his home, and

its domestic joys. The cock, his plumage, mand of him angelic aid ; then he calls the mountain, and applies the fact by showing aledoo." Ghosts. Rise neither in my con

and—“sweet at early morn, his cockadoothat the miracle is not wanted—“ Are ye science, O bacon, nor in my stomach. not men and valiant ? " Zeinab, the Jewess, who attempted to

The emigrant. Description of a priest poison Mohammed at Kaibar, may be made walking alone, a good and pious man. The

rabble of ex-nobles. Charity of England; a striking personage. Okail, the brother of Ali, deserted him in the day of her visitation may that be

remembered. in his latter difficulties.

Meditations on an empty purse. Ziad, the brother of Moawiyah, from his

Iroquois. Their complaint in captivity. bastard birth called Ben Abihi-Son of the

Their address to the dead.' Unknown, continued attached to Ali's

The praise of a savage life. cause, even after his death. Obeidallah,

Ballad of the man at Stroud who was [Hosein was his son] the destroyer of Ab

almost killed by his ass. darrahman, son of Caled, and inheritor of his zeal and courage, was poisoned by com

Euthymus and the demon Lybas.

Winter. How we will welcome him. mand of Moawiyah.

Consecration of our new house. The Beder Books. Mohammed in the

Winter walk. Companion to the Midvalley awaiting his scouts. Thus the thread is unbroken, and the boasts of Abu Sophian

summer meditations. explain the Koreish transactions. The

To an old pair of shoes, showing the mountain miracle. Al-Abbas leading the possible inconvenience but absolute necespursuit when the Moslem gives way, is first sity of having a new pair.

To health. struck by the action of his nephew, half doubtful before. Pursuit of the caravan.

The defeat of Attila. Sebana and Miriam, of Egypt, among the

The spider, a metaphysician. The silkcaptives. Miriam must feel respect and ad

worm feeds first and spins afterwards. miration for the enthusiast; but it is after

The cold in my head. French black

smith. Ode. the defeat and danger of Ohud, that his fearless yet wise fanaticism infects her, and makes her at once believe and love.

! Some of these the reader will find worked

up in his Poems, e. g." The Pig," p. 162. HuThe death of Otaiba may be connected

ron's Address to the Dead," p. 132. Ed. in one with the ambush and conversion of Amru. volume.-J. W. W.

A poem is possible upon a candle with vous signifier et escrire ce que al honneur unhackneyed thoughts. Its wasting by de nostre dicte mere saincte eglise, fortiffiagitation. Its danger out of doors. And, cacion de nostre foy, et extirpacions derpolitically considered, not forgetting the reurs pestilencieuses a este en ceste nostre snuffers. As the flame to the candle, so ville de Rouen fait ja na gueres solennelleperception to the body. The student. Thy ment. Il est assez commune renommee ja fate is to give light and waste away. comme par tout divulguee comment celle Il ventoso.

femme qui se faisoit nommer Jehanne la Monodrama. Cranmer recanting his re- pucelle erronnee sestoit deux ans et plus, cantation in St. Mary's, Oxford.

contre la loy divine et lestat de son sexe The Shangalla woman wooing another femenin, vestue en habit dhomme, chose a wife for her husband.-BRUCE, vol. 2. This dieu abhominable. Et en tel estat transis an interesting subject, and the circum- portee devers nostre ennemy capital et le stances of these poor savages are very vostre ; auquel et a ceulx de son party, striking for poetry.

gens deglise, nobles, et populaires donna Monodrama. Florinda addressing her souvent a entendre quelle estoit envoyee father, Count Julian, before she threw her- de par Dieu en soy presumptueusement self from the tower at Malaga.

vantant quelle avoit communicacion persoLove verses. Advice to a poet.

nelle et visible avecques Saint Michel et My considering cap. All possible head- grande multitude danges et de sainctz de coverings. The powdered head—the mitre Padis comme Saincte Katherine et Saincte —the three-tailed wig-the judges'—the Marguerite. Par lesquelz faulx donne a helmet.

entendre et lesperance quelle promectoit Laudanum visions. I saw last night de victoires futures divertit plusieurs erreurs one figure whose eyes were in his specta- dhommes et de femmes de la verite et les cles; another, whose brains were in his convertist a fables et mensonges. wig. A third devil whose nose was a trum- tist aussi darmes applicquees pour chevalpet.

iers et escuieres, leva lestandart. Et en Laver ; how it was ambrosia, which trop grant oultrage, orgueil et presumpcion when Jupiter came for Europa was evolved demanda avoir et porter les tresnobles et through all the intestinal government. excellentes armes de France, ce que en

Pharmaceutic ode-over-reaching, mov- partie elle obtint. Et les porta en plusieurs ing the bowels, getting at the bottom of a courses et assaulx, et ses freres, comme on subject.

dit Lestass avoir ung escu a deux fleurs de The bird over the gate screams, for a lys dor a champ dazur, et une espee la year of famine is at hand. A witch is poincte en haulte ferve en une couronne. En gone to the Well of Rogoes, and caught cest estat sest mise aux champs, a conduit the dew that was to make the Nile rise. gens darmes et de traict en exercite et

grans compaignies pour faire et exercer cruaultez inhumaines, en espandant le sang

humain, en faisant sedicions et commocions Lettres envoyees


par le Roy d'Angleterre de peuple, le induisant a pariuremens, reau Duc de Burgongne.MonstrELLET, bellions supersticions et faulses creances, fueillet, 70.

en perturbant toute vray paix et renouvelTeESCHIER et tresaymeoncle. La fervente lant guerre mortelle, en se souffrant hondilection que scavons vous avoir, comme norer et reverer de plusieurs comme femme vray catholique, a nostre mere saincte eglise sainctifiee, et autrement damnablement et lexaltation de nostre saincte foy, raison- oeuvrant en divers cas longs a exprimer, qui nablement nous exhorte et admoneste de toutesvoies ont este en plusieurs lieux assez

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cogneues, dont presquetoute la chrestienté | cion, desquelz trouverent lesditz juges icelle a este toute scandalisee. Mais la divine Jehanne supersticieuse, devineresse de diapuissance, ayant pitie de son peuple loyal qui bles, blasphemeresse en Dieu et en ses ne la longuement voulu laisser en peril, ne saintz et sainctes, scismastique et errant souffert demourer esvaines perilleuses et par moult de sors en la foy de Jesu Christ. nouvelles crudelitez ou ja legierement se Et pour la reduire et ramener a la unite mectoit a vouloir permectre sa grant mise- et communion de nostre dicte mere saincte ricorde et clemence que ladicte femme ayt eglise, la purger de ses horribles et pernieste prinse en vostre host et siege que teniez cieulx crimes et pechez, et guerir et prelors de par nous devant Compiegne, et server son ame de perpetuelle paine et dammise par vostre bon moyen en nostre obeys- nacion, fut souvent et par bien long temps sance and dominacion. Et pour ce que trescharitablement et doulcement admodeslors fusmes requis par levesque au dio- nestee a ce que toutes erreurs fussent par cese duquel elle avoit este prinse, que icelle elle regectees et mises arriere, voulsist humJehanne nottee et diffamee de crimes de blement retourner a la voye et droit sentier leze majeste divine luy fissions delivrer de verite ou autrement elle se mectoit en comme a son juge ordinaire ecclesiastique. grant peril de ame et de corps.

Mais le Notant pour la reverence de nostre mere tresperilleux et deuise esperit dorgueil et saincte eglise, de laquelle voulons les ordon- de oultrageuse presumpcion qui tousjours nances preferer a noz propres faitz et vou- sefforce de vouloir empescher la unite et lentez comme raison est, comme aussi pour seurte des loyaulx chrestiens occuppa et lhonneur et exaltacion de nostre dicte detint tellement en ses liens le courage

disaincte foy, luyfismes bailler ladicte celle Jehanne que, pour quelconque saincte Jehanne affin de luy faire son proces, sans doctrine ou conseil ne autre doulce exhoren vouloir estre prinse par les gens et offi- tacion que on luy eust administree, son ciers de nostre justice seculiere aucune cueur endurcy et obstine ne se voulut huvengeance ou punicion ainsi que faire milier ne amolir. Mais se vantoit souvent nous estoit raisonnablement licite, attendu que toutes choses quelle avoit faictes estoiles grans dommages et inconveniens, les ent bienfaictees, et les avoit faictes du comhorribles homicides et detestables cruaultez mandement de Dieu et desdictes sainctes et autres maulx innumerables qui elle avoit Vierges qui visiblement sestoient a elle apcommis a lencontre de nostre seigneurie et paruz. Et que pis est ne recognoissoit loyal peuple obeyssant. Lequel evesque ne vouloit recognoistre en terre fors Dieu adioint avecques luy le vicaire et de linquisi- seulement et les saintz de Paradis en refuteur des erreurs et heresies, et appelle avec- sant et deboutant le jugement de nostre ques eulx grant et notable nombre de so- saint pere le Pape, du concille general, et la lennelz maistres et docteurs en theologie et universelle eglise militant. Et voyans

les droit canon, commença par grande solenni- juges ecclesiastiques sesditz courage et prote et deux gravite le proces dicelle Jehanne. pos par tant et si longue espace de temps Et apres ce que luy et le dit inquisiteur enduraj et obstine la firent mener devant juges en certe partie, eurent par plusieurs le clergie et le peuple illec assemble en treset diverses journees interrogue ladicte Je. grant multitude, en la presence desquelz hanne, firent les confessions et assercions furent preschez exposez et declairez solendicelle meurement examiner par lesditz nellement et publicquement par ung notamaistres docteurs. Et generalement par ble maistre en theologie alexaltacion de toutes les facultez de nostre treschiere et nostre foy, extirpacion des erreurs, et ediftresaymee fille luniversite de Paris, devers fication et amendement du peuple chrestien. laquelle lesdictes confessions et assercions Et de rechief fut charitablement admonesont este envoyez par loppinion et delibera- tee de retourner a lunion de saincte eglise


et de corriger ses faultes et erreurs en quoy fut menee par ladicte justice lyee auvieil il pertinace et obstinee. Et en ce considere marche dedans Rouen et la publicquement les juges dessusditz procederent a prononcer fut arse a la veue de tout le peuple. Lala sentence contre elle en tel cas de droit quelle chose ainsi faicte le dessusdit Roy introduite et ordonnee. Mais avant que dangleterre signifia p: ses lecttes comme la sentence fut parluctee elle commencay dit est au dessusdit Duc de Bourgogne affin semblant amuer son courage disant quelle que icelle execution de justice tant par luy vouloit retourner a saincte eglise, ce que comme les autres princes fut publiee en voulentiers et joyeusement oyrent les juges plusieurs lieux et que leur gens et subgectz et le clerge dessusditz, qui a cela receu- doresenavant fussent plus seurs et mieux rent benignement, esperant per ce moyen advertis de non avoir creance en telles ou son ame et son corps estre rachaptez de semblables erreurs qui avoient regnes pour perdicion et torment. Adonc se submist a loccasion de ladicte Pucelle. a lordonnance de saincte eglise et ses erreurs et detestables crimes revocqua de la bouche. Et objura publicquement signant

Horse of the Idol Perenuth. de sa propre main la cedulle de la dicte revocquacion et objuracion. Et par ain si

In the temple of the Idol Perenurh a nostre piteuse mere saincte eglise soy esi- horse was kept on which the god rode to oyssant sur la pecheresse faisant penitence assist his votaries in the battle, frequently vueillant la brebris retourner et recouvrer

after a fight he was found covered with foam, qui par le desert sestoit esgaree et for

none but the priests dared approach the voyee ramener avecques les autres icelle place where he was kept. Jehanne pour faire penitence condamna en

When the Saxons designed to declare war chartre. Mais gueres ne fut illec que le against their enemies, they set their spears feu de son orgueil qui sembloit estre es

before the temple, and the sacred horse was taint en icelle rembrasa en flambes pesti- | led out, if he put his right foot forward, the lencieuses par les soufflemens de lennemy.

omen was held good, if he stepped with his Et tantost ladicte femme maleuree re

left foot first, the omen was esteemed unforcheut es erreurs et es rageries que par

tunate, and they desisted from the intended avant avoit proferees et de puis revocquees business. — Strut's compleat view of the et objurees comme dit est. Pour lesquelles Manners, 8c. of the ancient Inhabitants of causes selon ce que les jugemens et insti- England. See p. 12.

The White horse ?-VERSTEGAN to be tucions de saincte eglise lordonnerent affin que doresenavant elle ne contaminast les consulted, and Saxo GRAMMATICUS. autres membres de Jesu Christ, elle fut de rechef foreschee publiquement. Et comme elle fut renchue es crimes et faultes vil

Mercy Knives. laines par elle acoustumees fut delaissee a Mercy knives used to kill knights in comla justice seculiere, laquelle incontinent la pleat armour when overthrown, by stal bing condamna a estre bruslee. Et voyant son them in the eye. After the battle of Pavia finement approucher elle congneut plaine- some of the French were killed with pickment et confessa que les esperitz quelle

axes by the peasantry hewing on their ardisoit estre apparans a elle souventeffois estoient maulvais et mensongiers, et que les promesses que iceulx espiritz luy avoient plusieurffois faictes de la delivrer estoient

Capture of the Maid. faulses. Et ainsi se confessa plesditz espe- As before ye have heard somewhat of this ritz avoir este deceve et democquee. Si damsels strange beginning and proceedings,


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