Imágenes de páginas

port us.”

“E chi non lo vuol credere, suo danno." the Thebaid might not have been designed RICCIARDETTO, tom. 1, p. 141. as a panegyric upon Augustus, as the Æneid

was of Augustus.-Court de Gebelin, Guer. “ Che il cercar di saper quel che saputo des Cev. p. 60. Accresce duolo, non m'è mai piaciuto." Ibid. vol. 1, p. 149.

HEROES of fictitious narrative, supposed

to have a real existence through that crea“ Son gli affanni d'amore e le sue pene

tion, like the Turkish notion of pictures and Cose da nulla, e mere bagattelle

statues." Rispetto a gotta, calcoli e renelle."

Ibid. ii. 122.

“Dove farò, per quanto è mio potere ; p.

Cose sentir maravigliose e vere." “The rough high going sea,

Cont. of Ariosto, tom. i. last stanza. Over whose foamy back our ship, well rigg'd With hope and strong assurance, must trans

“Non potea,—al disio folle MASSINGER, Renegado, Far resistenza; o se potea, non volle." vol. 2, p. 217.

Cont. of Orl. Fur. c. ii. p. 69. “ How much pure love that hath his birth

“ HOWSOEVER thou admirest thyself, my in heaven,

friend, many an obscure fellow the world And scorns to be received a guest, but in

never took notice of, had he been in place A noble heart prepared to entertain him,

or action, would bave done much better than Is, by the gross misprision of weak men,

he, or her, or thou thyself."-Burton, p. 124. Abused and injured." Ibid. Parl. of Love, p. 306.

BURTON was “ of that nobleman's mind" “ ERA cortese e liberale assai

(Howard is the name in the margin), “who Prima ; ed ora è per mille raddoppiato ; thought that melancholy advanceth men's Che la virtù suol crescer sempremai,

conceits more than any humour whatsoever; Quando si truova in uomo innamorato.

and that it improves their meditations more E ne la vita mia mai non trovai

than any strong drink or sack.”—Ibid.p.186. Un ben che per amor sia mal tornato." Orl. Innam. vol. 1, p. 302.

“ Vous ne devez par ignorer que la masse

entière de l'univers corporel n'est qu'une “ Come avvien che nè in prosa è detta o in

toile extrêmement déliée, tirée des entrailles rima

d'un être infini, et travailleé par lui-même Cosa, che non sia stata detta prima."

avec un art inimitable, pour y prendre des Ibid. vol. 5, p. 69.

formes, des idées, et des âmes immatérielles:

telles sont les productions naturelles de l'in“Statti con dolce in bocca, e non ti doglia, telligence éternelle!"- Voyages de Milors Ch' amareggiare al fin non te la voglia." Ceton, p. v. p. 166. Ariosto, tom. 1, p. 76.

Ibid. p. 206-8. Notions of the sun : yet “E se non che pur dubito che manche worthy to be classed with Swinton and Credenza al ver, ch' ha faccia di menzogna, Mr. Hope's. Di più direi; ma di men dir bisogna.” Ibid. tom. 3, p. 160. C. xxvi. $ 22. GODELMAN calls the devil an expert phy

sician. THERE was a critic, the Abbate Conti, 'Tis a common practice of some men to who took great pains to discover whether go first to a witch, then to a physician.

p. 384-5.

p. 385-7.

Paracelsus says,

“nihil refert an Deus, CARDAN comforted himself with this,an diabolus, angeli an immundi spiriti ægro that the star Fomahant would make him opem ferant, modo morbus curetur, Lib. i. immortal; and that after his decease, his de Occult Phil.He proves, and contends, books should be found in ladies' studies.that many diseases cannot otherwise be Ibid. p. 347. cured: “incantatione orti, incantione curari debent.” Burton. Anat. p. 221.

Physic in England little used in Burton's time.- Ibid. p. 358. The devil its author.-Ibid.

p. 359. "SUIDAs says there was a great book of

Boring the skull to let out fumes.—Ibid. old, of Solomon's writing, which contained medicines for all manner of diseases, and

Drinking wine, &c. when wholesome.lay open still as they came into the temple:

Ibid. but Hezekiah caused it to be taken away, because it made the people secure, to neg

Love is a species of melancholy.-Ibid. lect their duty in calling and relying upon God, out of confidence on those remedies." | p. 403. -Ibid. p. 223.

“De admirando amoris affectu dicturus,

ingens patet campus et philosophicus. Val“ Nullum medicamentum efficax, nisi leriola."-Ibid. p. 404. medicus etiam fuerit fortis imaginationis," this was the opinion of Damascen the Ara- “Give me leave to season a surly disbian. The physician must have faith to in- course with a more pleasing aspersion of spire it; and, as Galen holds, “spes et con- love matters.”—Ibid. fidentia plus valent quam medicina."-Ibid.

The part affected in man is the liver.Ibid. p. 429.

Of all causes of love, “ the remotest are “ There is an old general mentioned in stars.”—Ibid. p. 443. history, who had but one left of what every Love's tortures.—Ibid. p. 505-6-12. body else has commonly two, and yet with To be cured like madness.-Ibid. p. 534. one leg, one arm, one eye, and one ear, he Remedies, p. 568. was, for a drunken man, the best officer of “Febris hectica uxor, et non nisi morte his day."— WOLFE, Letters.

evellenda." SCALIGER quoted.—Ibid.p.560.

“When it is not conjugium but conjurBURTON (280) likens Scripture to "an gium."-Ibid. p. 564. apothecary's shop, wherein are all remedies for all infirmities of mind, purgatives, cor- Ibid. p. 586. Arguments for matrimony. dials, alteratives, corroboratives, lenitives, &c."

“ I have been in love myself, but never

p. 229.

found yet

The three Salernitan doctors who cure all diseases, are Dr. Merriman, Dr. Diet, and Dr. Quiet.-Ibid. p. 298.

That it could work such strange effects."

MASSINGER, Bashful Lover,

vol. 4, p. 354.

Sir John Harrington's advice to his wife was noways to the Doctor's taste.

“ Be in my house as busy as a bee, llaving a sting for every one but me."

Burton, p. 300.

DULLMAN GRAINGER has said, and Dullman John Nichols saith he has said it judiciously, that “ Fuller was unhappy in having a vein of wit, as he has taken uncommon pains to write up to the bad taste

of his age, which was much fonder of con- FANCIFUL relation of minds, like botany ceit than sentiment."— Preface to the Wor- and entomology, &c. to soil and climate. thies.

ASTROLOGY. RONSARD, Recueil, vol. 1, REAT wonders are called in Scripture p. 276. magnalia ; and if the Latin alloweth the Stars.-Ibid. Euvres, tom. 4, p. 141. word, we could grant the devil his parvalia, doing of petty feats, greatened into wonders EFFECT of temper upon health as well as by his cunning andour credulity.”—FULLER, beauty. Worthies, vol. 1, p. 4.

OBSERVATOR is the name of L'Estrange's “LAY by that load

journal, from its chief speaker. Trimmer, Of scattered thought that clogs and cum- his opponent, in the dialogue calls him Nobs. bers thee."

QUARLES, School of the Heart. Phryne, a toad.

p. 299.

“Nay, that which worldly wit-worms call “ The feeble eyes of our aspiring thoughts nonsense,

Behold things present, and record things past, Is many times love's purest eloquence.” But things to come exceed our human reach, Ibid. p. 153. And are not painted yet in angel's eyes."

G. Peele, vol. 2, p. 72. “Love in a heart of flesh is apt to taint, Or be fly-blown with folly."— Ibid. p. 144. “ Nor by the course of heaven,

By frail conjectures of inferior signs, Who is there now that knows how to play By monstrous floods, by flights and flocks of at " See my gossip's cock to-day, mould birds, cockle bread, or bind barrels, or who can By bowels of a sacrificed beast, dance clutterdepouch and hannyken booby." | Or by the figures of some hidden art, - Browne, Jovial Crew, Old Play, vol. v. But by a true and natural presage."



73. Or at mumchance?-Ibid. p. 325.

Magnarum rerum tarda molimina.
Do they think I might say of myself with
Dryden's Almahide :-

Use of bringing out our own conceptions, " I scarcely understand my own intent, and, as it were, intellectually taking stock. But, silkworm-like, so long within have

- Sir EGERTON BRYDGES, Gnomica, pp. wrought,

127-8. That I am lost in my own web of thought.” Conq. of Granada, pt. ii. act i. sc. ii. “You have the gift of impudence; be thank

ful! PROGRESSING like the reformed parlia- Every man has not the like talent !” ment.


Goose Chase, act i. sc. ii. WHETHER nature recurs to her types of mind as well as of body. French in Charles

“ 2 Keeper. For any thing I see he's in the Sixth's age, in the religious wars, and

his right wits. in the revolution. Spaniards of Numantia

Ti.e. in Greek. ARISTOPHANES plays upon and Zaragosa. English of Charles the First, the double sense in the Eccles. v. 1101. and now.-French and Gauls, P. HEYLYN.

J. W. W.

* 1 Keeper. Thou art an ass. In's right serving to have been writ by a quill plucked wits, goodman coxcomb?

froin the wing of Fame.-P. 170. As though any man durst be in his right wits and be here!

Vices are diseases.-Ibid. p. 248. It is as much as we dare be that keep 'em." Ibid. Pilgrim, act iii. sc. vii. A TIME when men“ were led by implicit

faith in all the objects of knowledge as well " THERE's no skill

as in all the objects of faith.”—Ibid. p. 409. In being good; but in not being thought ill." Ibid. Queen of Corinth, act iii. sc. i. Concerning the causes of diseases and

remedies,—“ in quo postremo cardine, hacACCORDING to Baptista Porta and the an. tenus sudatum parum, sectum nihil multum cients, the lion among beasts most resem- verò promissum, plurimumque neglectum, bles the man, the leopard the woman. Among exspectatum dudum, et erratum ubique birds, the resemblance to man is found in invenio."-VAN HELMONT, p. 9. the cagle, and in the partridge to the woman. Among reptiles, man's likeness is found in KNOWLEDGE required in medicine.—Ibid. the dragon, woman's in the viper.-L. 1, p. 9.

c. 13.

A PHYSICIAN must be born, not made. Erfects of nutrition.-Bapt. Porta, p. Obedience is due to him, and more than 51.

obedience-honour— such honour as to a Boy who was suckled by a sow. - Ibid. parent—“Medicus enim Mediator inter vitæ Pizarro was, Gomara says.

Principem et mortem.”—Ibid. p. 11. Sır G. MACKENZIE thought that labouring “ Non enim me Amicus dierum fur, nunanimals expected the sabbath, and required quam Bacchus, aut synposia detinebant, qui it. See his Essays, p. 45. Ibid. p. 46, Why vina tunc nondum ferrem, sed continuus different nations have chosen different days. labor, per insomnes ex ordine noctes, comiHerbert, p. 121, see.

tabatur mea desideria.”—Ibid. p. 12.

CABBALISTs have observed that the He- DEPENDANCE throughout the system of brew word signifying man, doth by a trans- nature. Thus about the Shetlands and position of letters signify likewise benedic- Orkneys, the sea fowl “ follow the small tion: and the word signifying woman, makes fish, which are their ordinary food; hence up malediction.—Ibid. p. 75.

the more fish, the more fowl; and when

the fish forsake this and the other place, the Pennant says, that in the Highlands fowls likewise do so within a short time."midwives give new-born babes a small Brand's Orkneys, 8c. PINKERTON, vol. 3, spoonfull of earth and whiskey, as the first p. 744. food they taste.—PINKERTON, vol. 3, p. 51.

HEREDITARY leeches in Ireland. — VAN “ To talk of Amphialus, who never was, Helmont, p. 13. is the same thing as to talk of Alexander : only Amphialus cannot be stained with THOMPSON, who is deservedly mentioned cruelty, vanity, and drunkenness as Alex with respect in Clarkson's History of the ander is."—Sir G. Mackenzie, p. 123. Abolitionists, and who kept a public house

at Bristol, after he became a religious man, Sir G. MACKENZIE speaks of subjects de- / used, when he was made angry, instead of bestowing an old imprecation upon his eyes, to exclaim, “ Blame my nose !"

Dulce periculum, Boots and spurs.- ATKINson's Ireland, vol. 2, p. 222.

PARACELSUS's notion that men would do BOADEN says that O'Keeffe obtained “a better without spleen and kidneys. What farcical immortality" by his Agreeable Surare the parts that certain individuals might prize. dispense with ?

ROGER DODSWORTH's story. Freezing The church bells at Lima remarkable for criminals experimentally, or volunteers. their sweet, fine tones, which is owing to the great quantity of silver mixed in their LAINIER DE Verton published in 1689 metal,

(Paris) Traité Historique et Critique upon

personal satires, qui portent le titre d'Anti. “Dr. Dee,” says TRITHEMIUS, “is wrong

It is in two volumes. when he asserts that no good angel would

J. Peters's Artificial Versifying; a new ever appear formâ muliebri.”

way to make Latin verses, whereby any one Porz! potz stern! potz velten! potz may make them without understanding gifft ! potz kranckheit! potz hundert ! potz

Latin. 1679. 8vo. tausend! which the German dictionary

EXPERIMENTS made by the Captain of a renders, Gemini! O Gemini bodikins! boblikins ! udds-niggers ! udds buddikins !

Man of War for promoting Conversation by gudds bob! by cox-nouns! by cox-bones! Pictures, 28. 8vo. 1751. Comical oaths. One might guess at the meaning of potz

If he had had a son he would have had in combination with gifft and kranckheit, him named Hushim, because it was the but not with the stars ; peradventure with

name of Dan's son, his only son, and the St. Valentine, but not with hundreds and best possible name for an infant. thousands.

Un-in-one-breath-utterable. — Ben JonA young man who addresses an adver- son, vol. 4, p. 384. tisement to master tailors, says he has made the business in all its branches his arduous

“I re, ch'era per sorte un buon crisstudy.

tiano." BERTOLDO, tom. 1, p. xvi. The editors of the Evangelical Maga

“ In corpi spesso mostraosi e brutti zine (February, 1828), “ are overwhelmed Grandi ingegni riposa monna Natura." with prophetical writers ; but,” say they,

Ibid. xvii. “ we must take time to consider, lest we should afterwards have cause to repent."

"IMMORTAL Cæsar dead and turned to clay."

This is turned to a chamber-pot by one ACKER wrote a Latin book concerning of the filthy authors of Bertoldo, vol. 4, p. the pens — “ipsissimas pennas" — of cele- 15. brated men—and then the great men, “unius pennæ," have their due praise.

- BECK- The old Morning Chronicle, or PerryMANN, Hist. Inventions, vol. 2, p. 212. Whig.

The new Morning Chronicle, or Black OVER the hall-door of Mr. M'Auley's | Whig. house in county of Antrim, is this motto, Earl Grey, a Grizzle Whig.

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