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fool enough to have nobody think him a wit ments of a more marked and decisive chabut himself.”—CIBBER. Refusal.
racter than his cabilistical thaugmaturgical
and mechanical imbroglio! “ELLE pousse des feuilles et des fruits au dehors, parce qu'elle a de bonnes racines DYSANGELICALS they ought to be called. au dedans.”—Lett. M. Maintenon, vol. 9, p. 281.
DEALERS in spiritual drams.
citement which Rome provides, the pomp Sir John English says in the play (Coun- and pageantry of glorious worship,-music, try Lasses), “That's nonsense; but'tis pretty, pictures, images, incense, Geneva supplies very pretty."
by mental stimulants.
DRAMS and drastics.
“ Folly is forwarder to censure wisdom, than wisdom folly.”—FIELDING. Miser.
“Je reporte ma langue toute entière,– voire elle est a accreüe de beaucoup en ce voyage; je l'employeray toute et en tous lieux à publier les verités de nostre créance," sayd le bon Neophyte Charles Sondatsaa, to P. Brebeuf.-Rel. de N. France, 1640, vol. 1, p. 81.
“ The wide air,
SHIRLEY, St. Patrick, vol. 4, p. 368.
[Guardian Angels.] The Evangelicals.
The Romanists teach “ that all mankind MILNER (of Hull) “ complains much of hath one protecting angel; all Christians being harassed with legal dispositions."
one other; all English one other; all of one Mr. J. Harris finds himself “ at present society one other, and every man
corporation, and every civil coagulation or much pressed down with the old man of other.”—Donne's Letters, p. 43. sin,"—and “ too much like Sampson."
[Resurrection of the Bad.] “THERE is a town about eight miles off" (Beverly supposed) “which I could wish to
“ WHITAKER of Manchester affirms that lay siege to."
there are certain fixed parts of the body,
which (though they admit of growth and “ DE M. G. Ferizer, the celebrated en- increase) remain unchangeable;" and these, chanter, professor of recreative philosophy, at the resurrection, will continue to give mathematician, æronaut, magico-mechani
the body the same air, the same turn of cian, prestidigitateur, and author of several countenance, that it had before.”—Monthly experiments adapted to public amusement, Review, vol. 68, 340.
p. begs leave to inform the public, in soliciting their kind support to his splendid enter
[White Art.] tainments (admittance, front seats, ls.; back The King of Sicambria applies to the seats, 6d.; children, half price), that they Philosopher of the Forest to discoyer the are particularly calculated to attract the names and condition of some unknown notice and support of those whose religious knights who have arrived and performed feelings forbid their participating in amuse- great exploits at his court. Defence and condemnation of his white art.- -Amadis, , prenant la peine elle mesme de vous monlib. xv. p. 178-9.
trer les pas d'un Balet, dont elle vouloit
que vous fussiez, et de fait vous le danDuchess OF NEWCASTLE's argument for çastes huict jour après devant le Roy et the existence of fairies.—Poems, p. 139-40. ainsi que nous l'avons ouy dire au Sieur
d'Yvetot.”—SULLY, vol. 1, p. 30. Question concerning the bodies which angels assume when they appear.–PER- Life of Wilberforce, vol. 5, p. 262. KINS, vol. 1,
go with Bourdaloue,-preparation for his Good Friday sermon.
“VALENTIN, a French dancing master, was The Non-Naturals.
brought up on a charge of allowing a proWhy so called.-SENNERTUS, vol. 1, p. hibited dance at a ball in the Place Cadet. 344.
Being questioned by the President of the Fools natural and non-natural.
Tribunal, he replied that his profession was Rogues also, and blockheads.
that of a dancing master and a teacher of good manners. You are accused of an of
fence against morals, in having exhibited an Dancing.
indecent dance on Sunday, December 13,
at a ball in the Rue Cadet.' 'I am sorry “ Mrs. Mary, upon St. Stephen's day in
to dispute the word of the Sergens de Ville; the afternoon, danced before the Queen two but what they have asserted is not common galliards, with one Mr. Palmer, the admira- sense.' “You were taken in the fact.' This blest dancer of this time; both were much is not to understand what dancing is! How commended by her majesty; then she danced do you suppose that I, a professional man, with him a corante."— RowLAND White to could permit myself to lapse into such abSir Robert Sydney, December 28, 1602.
surdities? You might just as well accuse a
professor of rhetoric of tanning bides.' N. Noverre, whose works were trans- • Your dance was of so indecent a nature, lated, and published in 3 vols. 8vo. 1786, that you were arrested on the complaint of has these lines under his portrait, contain
several persons who were present at the ing, says the Reviewer, his just panegyric. ball. I beg to be remanded for a week, Du feu de son génie il anima la danse ; to bring forward a number of pupils as Aux beaux jours de la Gréce il sut la witnesses.' • What can your pupils say ?' rappeller;
• They will tell you that I am utterly inEt recouvrant par lui leur antique elo- capable of that wbich is ascribed to me, and quence,
that it is impossible to be more scrupulous Les gestes et les pas aprirent à parler. than I am in every thing relative to dancMonthly Review, vol. 74, p. 274. ing. There are three things that I most
particularly enjoin. Honour to the fair Duchess OF NEWCASTLE's Poems, p. 17. sex: the fear of the gens d'armes; and ma-Dance of Life.
lediction to the Cancan.' This proves that
you have not followed your own rules.' ARCADIA Felice, the Italian pastoral ro- “ The accused then drew from his pocket mance, p. 79-81.
a dirty piece of paper, and replied, • I beg
to lay before you the rules of my establishIn Bearn—“ Là commençastes vous à ment, and hope to have the pleasure of faire le Courtisan, Madame Sæur du Roy communicating them to you.' . It is use
· Hold your
less.' • It is my defence. You will see if a country dance.”—CONGREVE’s Woy of the I am capable of being wanting in the ob- World, p. 17. servances due to society.' tongue, the case is decided. The dancing Among the marriages for August, 1731, master persisted, however, in producing his Gentleman's Magazine, vol. 1, p. 356, are regulations. • Art. 1. Every pupil on en- Railton, Esq. above eighty years old, to tering the ball room shall pay a sum of 25 a young gentlewoman of twenty-two. Mr. centimes (2}d.) for polishing the floor. 2. Wilkinson, minister of the Savoy, to her Politeness being the link of humanity, every sister. one is expected to take off his hat on penetrating into the hall. 3. If the wearer has NAVARRETE mentions a custom in one of only a casquette, he will take that off, just the provinces in China, that if two bethe same.
4. The ball room will be lit trothed persons die about the same time, with candles. Those who desire a lamp they are married while their dead bodies must make a purse of four persons, and pay are still in their former dwellings, and after15 centimes (1£d.) each. 5. Each pupil wards burnt together.— Times, May 2, 1837, shall pay a premium of 30 centimes (3d.) see for this passage. on being promoted to the galop, and 50 centimes on reaching the gavotte. 6. The “ How happy is it for young ladies in produce of these premiums shall be ex- general, that people of quality overlook pended on a dinner, to be given every every thing in a marriage contract but their months, at which the Professor will preside, fortunes.”—Lord Ogleby, in the Clandestine who will fix the day and hour. 7. The fair Marriage, p. 35. sex being especially the ornament of society, and of the ball room in particular, it is ex- Henry Smith, pp. 29, 31, 36. pressly forbidden to occasion the ladies the slightest inconvenience, or to call them Picus MIRANDULA. camels. Lastly, The Cancan, the Macaire, “ Militiam quoque sæculi, et conjugale and other characteristic dances, are for- vinculum perosus fuerat; interrogatusque bidden under the most severe penalties ; interjocandum quid ei, ad alterum subeunand the person guilty of introducing them dum onus ferendumque, et necessitate cowill be punished by expulsion.'
gente, et optione datâ, levius videretur, “ M. Valentin reckoned, no doubt, on hæsitabundus aliquantulum, nutabundusthe moral effect which this official docu- que necnon pauxillum subridens, conjument would produce; but he was unde- gium respondit cui non tantum esset et ceived when the tribunal condemned him servitutis annexio, et periculi, quantum mito five days' imprisonment, and a fine of 30 litiæ subeundum onus.”—Life, by his Nefrancs.”—Gazette des Tribunaux.
phew, prefixed to his works.
A. D. 1755. WILLIAM DODSHAM of DurTheatre.
ham, to Frances Parton ; being of the peoMes. Montford's story and remarkable ple called Quakers, the lady made a learned
the occasion. death.-Monthly Review, vol. 72, p. 185.
Marriage. “THERE's such coupling at Pancras, that they stand behind one another, as it were in
Fame. Troy. “ That fate the gods prepared ; they spin
Of man's destruction, that in after days of mountains, to “ the O'Connell mounThe bard may make the sad event his theme." tains;" and the Papist Bishops of Limerick Odyssey, book vii. v. 710. and Killaloe have countenanced the impu
dent farce, and the priests of the parishes in “THOSE monstrous lies of little Robin Rush; | which the mountains are situate, bare christ. Tom Chipperfield, and pretty lisping Ned, ened them in their chapels. That doted on a maid of gingerbread. The flying pilcher, and the frisking dace, A NAME may be monosyllabic, and yet With all the rabble of Tim Trundell's race." want neither force nor dignity. Jove, e.g. Herrick, vol. 1, p. 216. and Thor. Giants Grim and Maul. But
for animals you want a short word of emphatic sound. Nobs therefore was in these respects good.
“ Con solo ser MARIAS “ LES Sorciers feront quelquefois changer
mil pecadoras." de nom à quelque malade, s'imaginans quasi
L. DE VEGA, Isidro, p. 57. que la Mort ou le Manitou qui vouloit attaquer cet homme, ne le cognoistra plus
Among the Roman slaves, e gente vil, sous un nouveau nom."— Rel. de la N. had only one name. Nao se soffria mas. France, 1642, tom. 5,
Evelyn's Misc. 124-5.- A practice like FREQUENT changes of name, and samples. Queen Mary's. -Ibid. p. 120-1, 2nd paging.
“ The Jews were wont to name their
Giants. children so when they were born, that ever after, if they did but think upon their
ALIOFERNES, Tremalion, Timorant, Scanames, they would put them in mind of ricant.- Amadis, lib. xv. Silves de la Silva. that religion which they should profess, for
TURBULON of Samothrace. “Francanasse they did signify something that they should learn."-HENRY Smith, p. 44.
le fier, et Robolastre de l'Alfane, ainsi ap
pellé pour ce qu'il ne chevauchoit autre Hearne, in his journey to the northern beste, et qu'il n'y avoit cheval ordinaire qui ocean, “ coming to a lake which, though very le peust porter.”—Ibid. lib. xvii. p. 298. considerable both in length and breadth, was not distinguished by any general name,
RADAMANTE the Cruel. Morbiglion the gave it,” he says, “on that account, the name
orgullous. of No-name Lake."-P. 210.
“ O INFANTE Fortune, ma fidelle com“JOURNEY me Long Lane, from Goole to pagne et espouse, ton nom qui te fut imThorne, six miles on a dead level, without posé dès ta naissance demonstroit bien que
tu devois servir de blanc et de butte à la a turning."— SIR G. Head's Tour, vol. 1,
Fortune.” Says Prince Lucendus, when after delivering her from the enchantment
in which she was held by Dragosine, he Among the fantastic tricks in Ireland which make “ the angels weep," this standsloses her again.-Amadis, lib. 17, ff. 89. foremost :-Steele, the mad Limerick agitator, has changed the name of the Clare range
found in Yorkshire, especially in slow rivers
and standing waters; but no where more The Canadian Indians say,
frequent than in the fen ditches of the leles animaux de châque espèce ont un frère
vels, about four miles from Doncaster."aisné, qui est comme le principe et comme
Ibid. vol. 6, p. 46.
EFFECTS of Love.—LEONE HEBREO, ff.31.
Dex Matres.-Philosophical Transactions aisnez of all animals, are all cadets of Mes
Ab. vol. 10, p. 317. Altars at York. “Masou, the restorer of the world. “Le voila
tribus Africis Italicis Germanicis" discobien apparente, le brave reparateur de
vered A. D. 1753. ded. by Marcus Minucius l'Univers."
Tree lung-wert.—Ibid. vol. 11, p. 259.
“In the neighbourhood of Doncaster two heaven; those of other creatures in the kinds of lime are employed in agriculture. waters; but of this the Indians were not
The one must be used sparingly, and spread To dream of any one, was a good evenly, otherwise instead of increasing, it omen of success in hunting, whatever ani- diminishes the fertility of the soil. The mal he represented. — Relution, 1634, pp. other is brought farther and therefore much 44-6.
dearer, but more used, and in large quan
tities. Tennant inquired into the fact, and Women.
found that the one species contained two Their early decay in France, not per- parts magnesia to three of calcareous earth, ceivable in the higher classes.—Evelyn's and that the magnesia was exceedingly inMisc.
90. It is therefore the effect of jurious to vegetable life.” — Ibid. vol. 18, exposure
and hard work.
Puppet shows. — Account of the Stage, Inserenda.
vol. 1, p. 458. LENGTHY sermons.-NEWTON, p. 278.
Dr. Dickson published A.D. 1765, a SEEING the heart.-Ibid. p. 316.
Treatise on Blood-letting ; with an IntroPhysiog NOMY.—Phil. Trans. Abr. vol. 3, duction recommending a review of the Ma
teria Medica. Part I. 4to. ls. 6d.
“Diseases," he says, are seldom seen SWALLOWING pebbles. — Ibid. vol. 4, p. with their natural faces by a physician ; for 381.
before he is called, the patient has been Signatures of plants, a rational view of either blooded or blistered, purged or vothem.-Ibid. p. 416.
mited, and perhaps many other things done which give them often a very
artificial com“ BURBOLTS (Gadus Lota. Linn.) a fish plexion.”—Monthly Review, vol. 32, p. 433. not frequent in our southern rivers, often
“ MEDICAL Observations and Inquiries, · Yarrell says it is met with in the Cam, Vol. 4. A Defence of Sydenham's History in some of the rivers of Norfolk and Lincoln. shire, and in the Trent, &c. British Fishes, vol. of the Measles, by him,—and G. Sydenham's ii. p. 183.
J. W. W. treatment of it.-The letters against Mearl.