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it was scarce worth while to make a convert | strong water, but by a skilful company of a from either of the religions (Popish or Pro- number of ingredients, and those by just testant) to the other."—Spence's Anecdotes, weight and proportion, and that if some
simples, which perhaps of themselves, or in This can only have been meant as to the over-great quantity, were little better than improvement of the individual, and even poisons, but mixed and broken and in just so contined is not maintainable.
quantity, are full of virtue."— Bacos, vol.
12, p. 285. Plenov, nc ovoc wv, ávéorn. There are men in place and power always, to whom “ On Sunday, the 28th March, 1830, the this may be applied. — Zuinger, vol. 2, p. New Baptist Chapel at Highgate, will be 1496.
opened, when a sermon will be preached in
the morning by the Rev. — and in the Ir is lavish expenditure that, more than evening by the plenty of the circulating medium, raises
“N.B. A Prayer Meeting will be held prices, -as in markets, lodyings, &c.
every Tuesday and Friday, at seven o'clock A country may be rich, and yet prices in the morning. continue low, it' the habit of frugality be
“ It is hoped that the Friends of the Re
deemer will avail themselves of this opporretained.
tunity to worship the Lord Jesus in spirit
and in truth." “Behold I will bring evil upon this
With these handbills the walls were people, even the fruit of their thoughts ; posted about the environs of London. because they have not hearkened unto my words, nor to my law, but rejected it.”— JER. vi. 19.
Many who think they are proceeding at
quick time in the straight forward march “What a blockhead,” says Nelson, “ to in the intellect, making all speed in a wrong
of an upright mind, are owing to a squint believe any body is so active as myself !”
"Ir it be ill, I will not urge the acquaint- Church rents,-being saved from rackance."
rent, have become almost the only benefiBeaumont and FLETCHER. Hum.cial tenure. Lieutenant, p. 61.
“I am one of those," says Sro EG. B. " That man yet never knew “who feel no particle of doubt in the conThe way to health, that durst not show his viction, that whenever we give up what nasore."-Faithful Shepherdess, p. 130. tural sagacity and plain reason suggest to
us, we are sure to go wrong, and repent of “ They make time old to tend them, and it.”—Gnomica, p. 194.
experience An ass, they alter so."
“ There is no glaring fact (as indispu. Ibid. Mad Lover, p. 228. table as that two and two made four) which
will not be disputed, if it be less to a man's OUR “recovery must be by the medi- conscience and sense of shame, whether he cines of the Galenists and Arabians, and not will dispute it, or not."-Ibid. p. 197. See of the chemists or Paracelsians. For it will also p. 211-13. not be wrought by any one fine extract, or
“ 'Tis rather wish'd, DISSENTERS ministerial and Roman CaFor such whose reason doth direct their tholic also—just so long as they were glad thoughts
of toleration.—Ibid. p. 1427. Without self-flattery, dare not hope it." BEAUMONT and FLETCHER. Bloody Some singularly applicable remarks upon Brother, p. 83.
liberal principles.-Ibid. p. 1429. The Rake in the Wild Goose Chase, p. CLAMOUR against legislative precautions 197, says of vows and oaths,–
when the plague was feared, then raging at “I have made a thousand of 'em, Marseilles, and the act repealed in conseThey are things indifferent whether kept quence.-Ibid. vol. 15, p. 101 ; vol. 7, p. or broken,
929. Mere venial slips, that grow not near the conscience."
ONE ill effect of the Marriage Act. Be
fore it passed, the man who seduced a READY for adventure to any land. woman under promise of marriage was I care not how far it be, compelled to perform that promise by the
Ecclesiastical Courts, or excommunication Nor under what pestiferous star it lies.”
Ibid. p. 249.
followed.-Ibid. vol. 15, p. 58. CONSTITUTION—what is meant by the cry
ABROJOS. The expression is found in for it.-Parliamentary History, vol. 9, p.410.
Columbus's journal.—“Hay muchas bagas
in aquella comarca, y conviene abrir el ojo FREQUENT Parliaments not the same
hasta entrar en el puerte.”—NAVARRETE. thing as frequent Elections. Ibid.
Collect. vol. 1, p. 100. Sir R. WALPOLE on the Test Act.-Ibid.
YOULARSIZ arslan, — unmuzzled lions. The Turkish epithet for the sultans.-F0
reign Review, vol. 1, p. 276. King William.—Ibid. vol. 28, p. 18.
LORD CAMDEN's rant about representaPitt.—Ibid. pp. 410-12.
tion. Parliamentary History, vol. 16, pp.
LORD CHATHAM's about the Lord Mayor Bill for limiting the Peerage thrown out and Livery.-Ibid. p. 968. in the Commons. George I.-Ibid. vol. 7,
REPUBLICS more turbulent than monar
chies.—AB. S. PIERRE, vol. 1, p. 251. New Nobles.—Burton's Journal, vol. 3,
MORE stable.-Ibid. p. 275.
ARGUMENTS against Population Returns, ROGER CLIFFORD.—PALGRAVE's Volume, when proposed by Potter in 1753.— Parlia
p. 6. mentary History, vol. 14, pp. 1318-31-47.
Fox against the voice of the people. The Registry Bill exceedingly popular Parliamentary History, vol. 17, pp. 146-9. when it was thrown out.—Ibid. p. 1361. And against the cry of ruin.
Jews' Naturalization.-Ibid. p. 1366.
A GOOD speech of Lord North, showing
why articles of faith were introduced and Schools require superintendance.--Ibid. necessary.-Ibid. p. 274.
DowdeswILL's scheme for the poor. To NECESSITY of restraining religious zeal. invest their savings in the funds, and re- - Horsley.-Ibid. p. 372. ceive annuities from the age of fifty.-Ibid.
Plans of assassination among the Re
formers here.-Ibid. pp. 1300-7. Burke upon the growth of atheism-a very fine passage.-Ibid. p. 779. See his IRISH.—Ibid. p. 1317. Works, vol. 10, p. 22.
TAMPERING with fanatics. St. IIELENA.—Lt. Ep. Thompson's Sail- 1309-11. ors' Letters, vol. 1, p. 116.
NOBILITY, physical degradation of the Fabulous History of Port. — Hist. de le lower ranks in barbarous times.-Philip's Reoja, p. 160.
Africa, vol. 2, p. 128. Tue Abbé S. Pierre agrees with Sir Wil.
ADMIRATION of the Greeks and Romans liam Petty concerning colonies, and con
an ill lesson to impress upon youth.-GAdensing a people !-Vol. 1, p. 357-8. LIFFE's Italy, vol. 1, p. 75. Internal and external legislation-for
MARRIAGE with religious ceremonies not colonies. Fox's distinction.— Parliamentary allowed the plebeians, till they extorted a History, vol. 23, p. 21.
law for it.-Ibid. p. 320. ALL Alva's cruelties committed with a NUMBERS who died of famine in Italygood conscience — by Luiz de Granada's at Rome, Naples, &c.—Ibid. vol. 2, p. 244. account of his death.—Foreign Review, No. 2, p. 628.
LOTTERY at Salerno in which provisions
are the prizes.-Ibid. p. 259. REPRESENTATION not the principle of our constitution. Ilow it grew up.-LORD
PRIDE of ancestry justified.-Ibid. p. 227. HAWKESBURY. Parliamentary History, vol. 35, p. 103.
Old families respected by the Hindoos.
-HEDER, vol. 1, p. 294. Men of birth or wealth will always be chosen.—Galiffe's Italy, vol. 1,
A BEAUTIFUL picture of the golden age
of governments.—LORD BROOKE's Monarchy Pirt on removing the casual poor.— Ibid. and Religion, pp. 1-2.
He seems always to have spoken humanely concerning the poor.
MOURNING ale,-perhaps from the Jews. Jeremiah xvi. 7.—“ Neither shall men give them the cup of consolation to drink for their father, or for their mother."
WINdaam sees no danger in Popery,and no provocation to unbelief that it gives. – Ibid. p. 347.
EMIGRANT religioners. Sir W. Scott.Ibid. p. 360.
CARDINAL XIMENES cured of a hectic fever by outward applications-by an old Moorish woman.-Alvas GOMEZ, p. 40.WADDING, vol. 15, p. 249.
Her whole practice was by liniments and When boys (CUDWORTH, e.g.) went at unctions.
thirteen to College, were they brought more
forward at school than they were in the Preface to Gondibert, p. 62.–Folly of next generation ? I suppose so; the first the maxim exposed, that the people ought ardour of study after the revival of letters to be kept in ignorance.
had not ceased. Emulation has recently
brought it back. TENDENCY in the public to disparage what they read, and of unsuccessful authors On what authority does the Editor of the to became malignant critics. — Preface to Correio Braziliense assert that Charles V. Gozzi, p. 31.
wished at once to have made the Spanish
colonies independent, forseeing the imposABUSE of words.—Thucyd. p. 181. Trans. sibility, at last, of keeping them in subjec
tion ?- Vol. 5, p. 353.
Not to be too wise in imminent danger. By observing the vibration of the lamps -Ibid. p. 205. Trans. p. 237.
in the Cathedral of Pisa, Galileo was led to
the important discovery of the isochronism “He who places a seed in the earth,” says
of the pendulum.- Quarterly Review, No. FRANKLIN,
“is recompensed forty fold; but 78, p. 435. he who draws a fish out of the water, draws
COTTLE, vol. 1, p. 93.—Some very just up a piece of silver.”
remarks upon Monday markets. How has he overlooked the outlay of tackle and labour ?
The breed of bees is discouraged in the
wine countries, owing to the injury which Kepler drawing by a camera obscura.- they are known to do to the young blossoms Sir H. Wotton's Remains, p. 300.
of the vine.-KINSEY, p. 459.
Cottages and their comforts in Sir G. One may apply what is said of the vaWheeler's time.-SURTEES, vol. 1, p. 172.
rious classes who cross the Pont Neuf, (see
PRUDHOMME). “You cannot look through a The name of the mother is sometimes magazine without finding in it things which mentioned in the Old Testament, and not bear the stamp of a regularly bred author, that of the father.
of an aspirant genius, of a dandy dabbler in
fine literature, of a radical, of a soi disant At the inns in Germany, TAYLOR, the philosopher, of a political economist, of a Water Poet, says, “ if we did ask them why clever woman, of a coxcomb, and of a thothey did salt their meat so unreasonable, rough-paced profligate." their answer was that their beer could not be consumed except their meat were salted
THERE is a Roman inscription in which
bene bibente is written for bene viventi-as a extraordinarily.” — Travels to Bohemia, p. 99.
Spaniard might write it by ear.
Ælian says that all the barbarians esta1 The words alluded to are evidently those in blished in Europe looked upon the knowthe Corcyrean sedition. Kai tijy ziwAviay áfw, ledge of letters as mean and disgraceful, as σιν των ονομάτων ες τα έργα αντήλλαξαν τη
did the barbarians of Asia also.-Collect. dikauboet, i. e. as they thought right. Lib. iii. c. 82.-J. W. W.
Hibernica, vol. 2, p. 166.
SOMEWHERE in his Politics ARISTOTLE Pepes, vol. 1, p. 249.—" 25 Feb. 1661-2. observes, that "multo plura Imperia con- Great talk of the effects of this late great temptus quam odium evertit."
wind; and I heard one say that he had fire Roman prose was corrupted earlier than and beginning to lop them, one of them, *
great trees standing together blown down; poetry.
soon as the lops were cut off, did, by the The political economists treat this sub-weight of the root, rise again and fasten." ject as Machiavelli treated the policy of princes, setting aside all considerations of
Mark vii. 3-9. – Decision against the morals and religion.
Romish doctrine of tradition. Attempt to prove that the old law re- JOYOUSNESS of the world.—JAMES's Conlating to the frequency of celebrating the ment on the Creed, p. 93. Jewish continual sacrifice is still in force. a. D. 1755.
CHANGES of ministry not worth any pas
sionate interest. — MR. VICKAR's Life of Prize questions proposed by Dean Tuck
Dr. Bard, p. 174-6.
Bory St. Vincent, in the Isle of France, vii. 27.
placed his boxes of insects on a stand sur
rounded with water, two inches deep. One An officer, writing from the camp near night the ants constructed a bridge with Bhurtpore to his brother, says, that when straws, reached the boxes, and devoured all he went round the walls the day after that his insects.-PHILLIP's Coll. vol. 2, p. 77. place was taken by storm, “I was so horrorstruck, that I could have knelt down, re
“ THE Negroes of the Isle of Bourbon signed my commission, and have foresworn
say that the souls of wicked whites go into war in all its circumstances : and I am not
the volcano, where they are employed under very squeamish either.". Times, Dec. 23,
black drivers to throw fuel on the fire, and 1829.
dig channels for the lava. Troops of white I wish he had.
souls, they say, have been seen at this." —
Ibid. BEAUMONT and FLETCHER notice the fact on which Sadler builds.
“ ST. PIERRE saw all the French sailors “ 'Tis the curse
in a mess (seven in number) agree to go Of great estates to want those pledges, which without their allowance of wine or brandy The poor are happy in. They in a cottage, alternately, each for six days, that on the With joy, behold the models of their youth: seventh he might have the allowance of the And as their root decays, those budding whole.”— Voyage to the Isles, p. 18.
branches Spout out and flourish, to renew their age." In some French ships they “amused
Spanish Curate, p. 190. themselves with flogging the cabin boys in There is a passage unfit for quotation
calm weather to procure a wind." - Ibid. to the same purport in their Wit without p. 19. Money.
EUROPEAN trees dwindle in tropical eli.
mates. “ The fir, pine, and oak," says Sr. · The passage referred to occurs in lib. v. εκ δε το καταφρονείσθαι πολλαι γίνοντα
PIERRE,“ grow to a middling stature and των καταλύσεων.-J. W. W.
then decay.” Many of our fruit trees blos