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Some Romanists have started the ques- | wool into his vegetable ranks, one as made tion how Enoch could cut his hair and his of mulberry leaves, the other of grass. By nails.-GARMANN. p. 270.

the same logic he might make mutton a ve

getable. The argument has been advanced by Gregorius Nyssenus, that sickness cannot “ He that hath love and judgment too, be contagious because health is not.—Ibid. Sees more than any other do."

Heliconia, vol. 2, Phenix Nest. p. 7.

p. 342.

“ He has no faith in physic; he does think “LEND me but your attentions, and I'll cut Most of your doctors are the greater danger Long grief into short words." And worse disease to escape."

Revenger's Tragedy, Old Plays, Ben Jonson, Fox, vol. üi. p. 188.

vol. 4, p. 303.

"I MUSE the mystery was not made a science, “Quòd si quis quæ dico non intelligit, seIt is so liberally profest." Ibid. p. 231. cum agat studiis et votis ut proficiat; non

mecum querelis et convitiis, ut desistam." “ With such we mingle neither brains nor -S. AUGUSTIN. GARASSE, p. 551. breasts." Prologue to Epicæne.

A THIEF said there was only one plant “But that he knew this was the better way. in the world which he could not bear, and For to present all custard, or all tart, that was hemp; for it had been the death And have no other meats to bear a part, of his father, and might likely enough be Or to want bread and salt, were but coarse his own too.—GARASSE, p. 599. art."


COULD we, in the American sense of the “ In the days of the bear-garden, bears word, realize those points of our faith in used to be named after their owners. Ned which all Christians are agreed, we should Whiting and George Stone were of good have in these the true panacea,—the philorepute in their day. George was killed by sopher's stone,—the elixir of life. the dogs at last; and the keepers in their petition for a renewal of their license, call AKENSIDE's I. The third personal prohim ' a goodly bear,' and ' feelingly lament noun is the most comprehensive word in the his loss.'”—GIFFORD. Ben Jonson, vol. 3, world; for except you and me, reader, it p. 395, N.

comprises everything else in existence.

“ UBI terrarum vitium cultura, aut ra- A sophist in the Controversies of Secemorum proventus non est, adoptatur in neca, wishes he were a Spanish horse.-GAvini locum, fætus supposititius, natus ex

RASSE, p. 705. adulterio Cereris et Neptuni, quam Cerevisiam appellamus.”Laurembergii Horticul- AUGUSTINE used commonly to end his sertura. Preloquium, p. 8.

mons with, “Parcite mihi, fratres mei; nolo

dicere quod sequitur.”—Ibid. p. 731. Ibid. p. 9. A NOTION of the ancients, that they who lived upon locusts were eaten up La laideur du diable est nonpareille ; in their old age by winged vermin, bred in et il n'y a créature au monde si difforme their insides.

que le plus beau Diable de l'Enfer.”—Ibid.

p. 839.

An odd reasoner, for he presses silk and

“ Il est vray que les Diables ne sont pas

p. 263.

laids en leur essence, mais seulement en leurs Pulei MM. T. 3, p. 328. Take away

the accidens."—Ibid. p. 481.

beard, and how you mar the picture. In the Miracle Plays he was made as ugly Ænobarbus. Suetonius. Nero. § 1. as possible, hairy like a bear, with a bottle nose, and a tail.—COLLIER's Stage, vol. 2, Sheikh JAMAL ODDIn El Sawi, head of

the Karenders, “who shave their chins and What beauty there is in hell, and why eyebrows." A woman of Sawah acted the the Devil is to be respected.–Vide GA- part of Potiphar's wife towards him. HaRASSE, pp. 841-2.

ving no other escape, for she had entrapt COLLIER's Stage, vol. 3, p. 96.

him into an inner apartment, he asked per

mission to retire, and having a razor about “Your ale is as a Philistine fox,—there's him, he shaved off his beard and eyebrows. fire in the tail on't.”—Merry Devil of Ed. Upon which, horrified at his deformity, she monton, Old Plays, vol. 5, p. 238.

had him driven out of the house. Hence

his sect followed the fashion.-IBN BATIS" I ADVISE you,” says Johnson, “ and I TA's Travels, p. 11. advise you with great earnestness, to do nothing that

hurt you,

and to reject no- MODERN machinery is frightful, -as if thing that may do you good.

To preserve

've properly to deter one from its use, -whereas health is a moral and religious duty, for it is beautiful in all the old — necessary, health is the basis of all social virtue: we

beneficial inventions. — CICERO, vol. 1, p. can be useful no longer than while we are

339. well.”—CROKER's Boswell, vol. 2, p. 119.

See Turner's Sacred History, p. 139.

B. Jonson, vol. 5, p. 392. Some Mr. Steele published Prosodia Ra- Stewart's Visit, p. 72.

A ship. tionalis, or an Essay towards Establishing the Melody and Measure of Speech, to be Even most of the fish “ wbich are most expressed and perpetuated by peculiar Sym- abundant, and come most frequently in our bols. 1779. He pretended to show how sight, have pleasing forms,” and are beauGarrick's recitation might be transmitted to tiful.-TURNER, pp. 16, 259. posterity by notation. Boswell thought he had succeeded.-Ibid.

Oil from seeds, and walnuts. vol. 3, p. 201.

WHALES. Connubial affection in them. J.'s intention of writing a cookery book. -Ibid. p. 285. - Ibid. vol. 4, pp. 143-4. See Turner's Sacred History, p. 124.

Logan, quoted by TURNER, (ibid. p. 376),

says of animals, that“ in all their actions they HORNED woman.— Russell's Tour in discover no sense of Deity, and no traces of Germany, vol. 1, p. 250.

religion."-Sermons, vol. 1, p. 3.

We cannot be sure of this. BEARDS.

S. Paula Barbata. Acta SS. Feb. 3, HARTLEY on the possible immortality of 174.

brutes.--Ibid. p. 376. Goat's beard fixed upon a sinner.-Ibid. March 2, 570.

“ Against the multiplicity of watches, J. Southcote's followers.

Whereby much neighbourly familiarity, “ Ducit opes animumque ferro."—HOR. By asking "What d'ye guess it is o'clock ?' De Guigues, vol. 2, p. 189.

Is lost, when every puny clerk can carry

Vol. 5,

The time o' the day in his breeches.

A young physician,-
Antipodes, quoted by GIFFORD, B. J.

“ Tbat, letting God alone, ascribes to Nap. 42.


More than her share : licentious in disfor the increase of wool,

course, By flaying of live horses, and new cover- And in his life & profest voluptuary, ing them

The slave of money, a buffoon in manners, With sheep skins."— Ibid.

Obscene in language, which he vents for

wit; “And this for keeping of tame owls in cities, Is saucy in his logics, and disputing To kill up rats and mice, whereby all cats Is any thing but civil, or a man.” May be destroyed, as an especial means

Ibid. p. 18. To stop the growth of witchcraft.”—Ibid.

“ She was both witty and zealous, The public,

And lighted all the tinder of the truth “No, give them grains their fill, (As one said) of religion in our parish." Husks, draff, to drink and swill."

Ibid. p. 24. B. J. Ode to himself.

“ ALL men are “— we have divers that drive that trade Philosophers to their inches.”—Ibid. p. 27. now, poets, poetaccios, poetasters, poetitos, and all haberdashers of small wit-I pre

we ever make the latter day sume."-Induction to the Magnetic Lady.

The scholar of the former; and we find

Something is still amiss that must delay COOKERY.

Our business, and leave work for us behind, A trade from Adam. — B. J. Staple of As if there were no sabbath of the mind.”

DANIEL. Ep. prefixed to Philotas. News.

“ He holds no man can be a poet LANDER, the African traveller, speaks of That is not a good cook, to know the palates a wood-pigeon which had seen its mate And several tastes of the time. He draws caught and killed, lingering about the spot all arts

and wasting away in mourning the loss of Out of the kitchen, but the art of poetry, her companion.— Ibid. vol. 1, p. 248. Which he concludes the same with cookery."

Ibid. p. 256. Those wretched horses worked to death

in this service. The affection, he says, of Hay tea, &c. show that cookery is good these poor brutes towards each other is for cattle.

quite extraordinary.-Ibid. p. 269.

“ He will not woo the gentle ignorance “ EVERY one is a virtuoso of a higher or so much. But careless of all vulgar cen- lower degree. Every one pursues a Grace, sure, as not depending on common appro

and courts a Venus of one kind or anbation, he is confident it shall superplease other."-SHAFTESBURY, vol. 1, p. 138. judicious spectators, and to them he leaves it to work with the rest, by example, or “ Sickness, be thou my soul's physician, otherwise.”—Ben Jonson. Magnetic Lady, Bring the apothecary Death with thee.” Induction, vol. 6.

Nash. Su ner's Last Will.

ol Plays, ix. 55.

“Care that is entered once into the breast, (vol. 2, p. 408), calls “l'un des plus sages Will have the whole possession ere it rest." preud'hommes que nous ayons jamais haBen Jonson. Tale of a Tub,

lené en ceste France," never drank any vol. 6, p. 152.

thing ;-—" vray que pour supplement, le

fruitage dont il usoit luy estoit fort familier “But as I am now here, just in the mid

et commun." way, I'll set my sword on the pummel, and that

" - in amplissimâ causâ, quasi magno line

mari, pluribus ventis sumus vecti.”—PLIN. The point falls to, we'll take.-Ibid. p. 206. Epist. vi. 33. p. 165. “Such things ever are like bread, which

“Ut enim terræ variis mutatisque semithe staler it is, the more wholesome."-BEN nibus, ita ingenia nostra nunc hâc nunc illâ Jonson. Case is altered, p. 326.

meditatione, recoluntur."—Ibid. Epist. vii.

p. 174.

It is well said by SHAFTESBURY, that “ For these men's palates let not me an"profound thinking is many times the cause

swer, O Muses !

It is not my fault if I fill of shallow thought.”—Vol. 3, p. 226. them out nectar, and they run to metheg

lin."-BEN Jonson, Masque of Hymen, vol. “ NEIGHBOUR, sharpen the edge-tool of 7, p. 50. your wit upon the whetstone of indiscretion."-LODGE. Wounds of Civil War, Old “ MARRIAGE Goddesses."--Ibid. p.

63. Plays, vol. 8, p. 83.

“ EVERY sickness is not unto death, and TRENCHARD the Whig.

therefore the Lord hath appointed drugs "He was always excellent company; but for the maladies of the body. Altissimus the time of the day when he shined most, creavit medicinam, says the Son of Sirach ; was for three hours or more after dinner. the Most High hath created medicines, and Towards the evening, he was generally sub- a wise man will not despise them; thereject to indigestions. The time he chose to fore they chose an ill matter to commend think in was the morning." Preface to who praised S. Agatha, that she would never Cato's Letters, xxx.

take any remedy for the infirmities of her

body. “Habeo Dominum Jesum qui solo “ The opinion of a physician or a medi- sermone restaurat universa: this was rash cine does often effect the cure of a patient, adventuring.'”—B. Hacker's Sermons, p. by giving to his mind such ease and acqui- 325. escence as can alone produce health.”— Caro's Letters, vol. 1, p. 126.

“ For Beauty hath a living name,

And will to Heaven from whence it came." “ Without any slips of prolixity, or

Ben Jonson, vol. 7, p. 210. crossing the plain highway of talk.”—Merchant of Venice, act. iii. sc. i.

- flies and insects, Ben Jonson, (ibid. p.

255), calls the “ trespasses and scapes of naPASQUIER, vol. 2, p. 395. Regilian made ture.” emperor in the days of Gallienus, for his name's sake.

" And the nature of the onion is to draw

tears, M. DE PISANY, had been governor of As well as the mustard :-peace, pitchers the Prince of Condé, and whom PASQUIER, have ears."

Ibid. p. 304.


“ There's twice as much music in beating | triumphal cars, or thought more lucky in the tabor,

8.-Erasm. Adag. p. 167. As in beating the stockfish, and somewhat less labour."

Ibid. p. 305.

PROVERBS, that the children of great men

degenerate, but that good sons never pro“ How better than they are, are all things ceed from ill



241-2, made By wonder!


P. 308. SCALE of longevity.-Ibid. p. 255.

c. 21.

I'll put thee to thy oftener What and

ERASMUS (Adagia, p. 361) says he had Why."


seen the Ice-worm in the Alps. ANTIQUA historia est Herculem

Pliny's winged Salamander.- ERASMUS

poculo tanquam navigio ventis (?) immensa

Adag. p. 361. maria transisse.” — MACROBIUS's Satur. 5,

Annos, an Egyptian invented ovens.

Ibid. p. 397. ALEXANDER drank out of a cup in this shape, and called Hercules's.-BEN JONSON, Δυσδαίμων ευδαιμονία-infelix felicitas. vol. 7, p. 318.

Ibid. p. 406. UNDER my guidance

Acco was a remarkably silly woman, who

used to converse with herself at the glass. “Though Pleasure lead,

Adag. p. 490.
Fear not to follow.
They who are bred

“ Longius hæc ratio, puteoque petatur Within the Hill

ab imo;
Of Skill,

Haurio si lenté, da veniam, alta latet."
May safely tread

Cowley, Plant. 3. 167, p. 109.
What path they will ;
No ground of good is hollow." Σφόδρ' εσίν ήμών ο βίος οίνω προσφερής,
Pleasure reconciled to Virtue. "Όταν ή το λοιπόν μικρόν, όξυς γίνεται.
Ibid. p. 323.

Antiphanes. Erasm. Adag. p. 607. “ IF we here be a little obscure, 'tis our

Προς γαρ το γηρας ώσπερ εργασήριον pleasure; for rather than we will offer to

"Απαντα τανθρώπινα προσφοιτά κακά. .

Ibid. be our own interpreters, we are resolved not to be understood.”—Ibid. p. 373.

“ MORE copper has, in some years, been

consumed in the pin trade than in the royal “ Tom TICKLE-FOOT with his tabor."

navy.”—J. NICHOLS. FULLER's Worthies, Ibid. p. 398.

vol. 2. N. P. 492. A good name for a musician at a dance.

Dreams. The proverb that “ Dimidio “This must be an officer or nothing, he vitæ nihil felicis ab infelicibus," is not true. is so pert and brief in his demands : a pretty - Erasmus' Adagia, p. 418. man! and a pretty man is a little o' this side Nor his reasoning upon it. Quod vide. nothing."-Ibid. p. 427.

FEAST which is to be made at the restoWhen any one greatly excelled another ration of the poor with wine from Adam's he was said—“eum albis equis præcedere ;" cellar.—Burton, p. 670. either because white horses were used in See for the bill of fare.

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