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Nymphs! you from cliff to cliff attendant guide
VI. Id. 8.
George Clifford, Earl of Cumber- Cardinal Peter d'Ailly, 1419.
land, 1558, Brougham Castle. Alexander VI. Roderic Borgia Dominic Baudius, 1561, Lisle. (Pope), 1503. James Basnage de Franquenet, Archbishop (Edwin) Sandys, 1653, Rouen.
1588. Southwell. Dr. Francis Hutcheson, the el. Thos. Habington,1647. Hendlip. der, 1694, North of Ireland. George Booth, Lord Delamere,
Dr. John Leake, 1792.
Brentford. and commit certain barbarities
Sir Richard Worsley, 1805. d. on the limbs which they expose.
Appledurcombe, in Wight, But these I forbear to mention,
George Canning, 1827, died, because they can't but be very
Obits of the Latin Church,
dus, and their Companions,
Martyrs (translation) 303.
tyr, 5th Century.
Musick more lofty swells
Beauty as far excels
High o'er his head the beams of Sirius glow;
When thy gold breath is misting in the west,
The Roman day of Sol Indiges, a man, on the Quirinal mount.
The capture of the Holy City, by Titus, the eighth day of the month, Gorpieus (Elul), upon his daughter's birth-day, A. D. 70. The new Emperor, Vespasian, sailed from Alexandria, vid Rhodes and Greece to Corcyra, and thence to Rome, upon the testimony of Josephus, just before this event. He could not, therefore, have founded the Capitol, as Ziphilin and Suetonius intimate, in person. Tacitus is a better authority.See 21st June. After subverting the ancient Salem, the conquering instrument of Providence retired with his 'spoils' to Cæsarea.
The Synod, called the cabal of Ephesus, assembles, by which the heretic, Eutyches, who asserted the spiritual or immaterial nature of Christ, is acquitted.--See 8th October.
Malcolm III. attends the summons of William Rufus, at Gloucester, to answer for his behaviour as a feudatory, 1093.
Louis V. declares the Empire independent of the papal see, 1338.
The nuptials of Henry VIII.and Catherine Howard, his fifth spouse. By“ a notable appearance of honour, cleanness, and maidenly behaviour," she won the heart of old Harry, whose marriage with Anne of Cleves was annulled the 9th of July, 1540.-See 13th February.
The Observatory, on the Island of Huen (called Venusia, or the Scarlet Isle), in the Baltic, is founded by Frederick II. of Denmark, as an inducement to fix Tycho Brahe under his immediate protection, 1576.
The battle of Dungan-hill and defeat of the Catholics, 1647.
Pepys notes, 1666: “Discoursed with Mr. Hooke about the nature of sounds, who told me, that having come to a certain number of vibrations proper to make any tone, he is able to tell how many strokes a fly makes with her wings (those flies that hum in their flying), by the note that it answers to in musick, during their fying. That, I suppose, is a little too much refined; but his discourse, in general, of sound was mighty fine."
Therefore, I say unto you, the kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a pation bringing forth the fruits thereof.
O gracious God! how far have we
(Nay added fat pollutions of our own)
V. John Dryden, 1631, Aldwinkle. Flavius Valens (Emperor), 378. Id.
John Oldham, 1653, Shipton. perished (by fire) Thrace. 9.
John Blagrave, 1611. Reading.
John Livingston, 1672. d. RotThe beautiful in music will
terdam. not bear that loudness and Antony Arnauld, 1694. died, strength of sounds which may
Paris, be used to raise other passions; Dominico de Angelis, 1719. d. nor notes, which are shrill, or
Lecce, in Otranto. harsh, or deep: it agrees best Simon Ockley, 1720. d. Swavewith such as are clear, even,
Alexander Blackwell, 1748. besmooth, and weak. Great variety
headed, Stockholm, and quick transitions from one
Archbishop (John) Gilbert, measure or tone to another, which
1761. excite mirth and jollity, are
R. Potter, 1804, d. Lowestof". contrary to the genius of the beautiful in music.—Burke.
Joseph Nightingale, 1824.
Cleomira dances with all the
elegance of motion imaginable ; Obits of the Latin Church.
but her eyes are so chastised St. Romanus, Martyr at Rome, with the simplicity and innocence d. 258.
of her thoughts, that she raises St. Nathy (or David), Patron of in her beholders admiration and Achonry in Ireland, 6th Cen- good will, but no loose hope or
wild imagination. The true art St. Fedlimid (or Femily), Bp. in this case is to make the mind of Kilmore, d. 6th Century. and body improve together.
No, Freedom, no, I will not tell,
And all the blended work of strength and grace
With many a rude repeated stroke,
An eclipse of the moon, which preceded Dion's departure from Zacynthus (Zante), upon his celebrated expedition against the tyrant, Dionysius, the younger. He entered Syracuse with his little band of eight hundred veterans in September, and in three days' became master of the empire, B. C. 357. The deaths of Democritus and Hippocrates, each a century and four years old, and of Timotheus, the Milesian poet and musician, took place in that year.
The great and disastrous battle of Adrianople, second only to that of Cannæ, in which the imperial legions under Valens were for the first time defeated by the Scythian Goths, A. D. 378. The Roman cavalry fled; the infantry were abandoned, surrounded, and cut in piéces; and the cottage, to which the wounded Emperor had been removed by his train, was instantly attacked and consumed. Libanius, the sophist of Antioch, delivered his funereal apology,
Sir Walter Manny raises the siege of Hennebon, in Brittany, so nervously and heroically defended by Jane, Countess de Montfort, against the power of France, 1342.
Elizabeth appears at Tilbury, mounted on a white palfrey, and, bearing a marshal's truncheon in her hand, she rode along the ranks: the sol. diers rent the air with acclamations of triumph : expressing their regret that they had not been permitted to measure arms with those troops which were then struggling against the elements, 1588.
Charles I. departs from London, upon a visit to his northern capital. He dined at Newcastle on the fourteenth day, and at Guildhall, on his return, the 25th of November, 1641.
Louis Philippe I. late Duke of Orleans, in the presence of the peers and deputies of the kingdom, accepts the crown and constitutional charter, solemnly swearing, as “ King of the French," to maintain the established national rights, Monday, at two o'clock, p. m. 1830.
Power and fortune must concur with prudence and justice, to effect any thing great in a political capacity.
For Lycidas your sorrow is not dead,
IV. Id. 10.
Bernard Nieuwentyt, 1654, Magnentius, 353. k. near Lyons.
Westgraafdyk, North Holland. King Oswin (of Deira), 651. Bishop (White) Kennet, 1660, killed, Gilling. (Tinmouth.) Dover.
Thomas de Vio, 1534. (Quo?) Dr. Thomas Edwards, 1729, James Menochius, 1607. Milan. Coventry.
Edward Bruce, Lord Kinloss, Armand Gensonne, 1758, Bour
1613, k, near Antwerp. deaur.
Anth. Munday, 1633. London.
Edward King (Lycidas) 1637. Milton describes an epic
drowned off Anglesea.
Octavius Piccolomini, 1656. poem as the most consummate
Henrietta Maria (of England), act of the author's fidelity and
1669. d. Colombe. ripeness; the fruit of years and
John De Witt, 1672. murdered, industry; the reservoir, into
Hague. which are poured the results of
Cornelius de Witt, murd, 1672. all his considerate diligence, all his midnight watchings, and ex
Hugh Paulin Cressey, 1674.
East Grinstead. pense of Palladian oil.
J. B. Cotelerius, 1686. Paris.
Louis Herissant, 1709. d. Paris. Obits of the Latin Church.
Nicholas Witsen, 1717.
Bishop Richard Willis, 1734. St. Lawrence, of Spain, Martyr, Dr. B. Hoadly, 1757.d. Chelsea.
d. 258. (See English Church Ferdinand VI. 1759. d. Madrid. Calendar.)
John Huxham, 1768. Plymouth. St. Deusdedit (or God-send), a Cæsar de Missy, 1775. London. charitable labourer.
Louis Bougainville, 1792. asSt. Blaan, Bishop in Scotland,
Throw hither all your quaint enamell'd eyes,