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It was a lovely sight to see
The Lady Christabel, when she
Was praying at the old oak tree.
Her slender palms together prest,
Heaving sometimes on her breast;
Her face resign'd to bliss or bale-
Her face, oh call it fair, not pale,
And both blue eyes more bright than clear,
Each about to have a tear.---Coleridge.

Day.

Births.

Deaths.

Prid. Dr. Sebastian Benefield, 1559, Gregory IX. (Pope), 1241.
Id.
Prestonbury.

Guy de Beauchamp, Earl of War12.

Dr. John George Gmelin, 1709, wick, 1315.
Tubingen.

Robt. Flemming, 1483. Lincoln.
Jonas Hanway, 1712, Ports- Dr. Thomas Phaer, 1560.
mouth.

Dr. Sir Thomas Smith, 1577.
Rev. Rowland Hill, 1744.)

Theydon Mount.
Thomas Bewick, 1753, Cherry Innocent XI. (Pope), 1689.

Burn, Northumberland. Nahum Tate, 1715, d. Mint.
George IV. (of England) 1762. William Sherard (Sherwood'),
Robert Southey, 1774, Bristol.] 1728. d. Eltham.

E. C. Von Kleist, 1759. killed, Great God, give us, we be

Kunnersdorf. (Francfort.) seech thee, those good things Robert Goadby, 1778. Sherof which we stand in need, borne, Dorsetshire. whether we crave them or not; John Stephen Putter, 1807. d. and remove from us all those Francfort.

which may be hurtful to us, Nath. Pearce, 1820. Alexandria. even though we implore them Robert, Marquess of Londonof thee.

derry, 1822. d. North Cray. Prayer cited by Socrates. (Westminster Abbey.)

Wm. Blake, 1828. d. Strand.
Obits of the Latin Church.
St. Euplius, M. in Sicily, 304. Let us not refuse to believe,
St. Muredach, 1st Bishop of Kil- even what we do not see ; and
lala, 5th Century.

let us supply the defects of our St. Clare, of Assisium, Virgin, corporeal eyes, by using those of Abbess, 1253.

the soul.-Socrates.

And friends, and native land ; nor those alone :
All human weal and woe learn thou to make thine own. -- Beattie.

Still to be rich, is still to be unhappy;
Still to be envied, hated, and abus'd;
Still to be carking, still to be collecting,
Only to make your funeral a feast,
And hoard up riches for a thriftless heir.
Let me be light in pursc, and light in heart;
Only preserve me from the law, kind gods !
And I will thank you for my poverty.---Philemon.

Acts.

There is a period of forty days' from the morning of Sunday, B.C. 2349, to the autumnal equinox.-See 18th February. The olive' has always been considered the symbol of peace. Strabo observes, that the mountain of descent produced that shrub abundantly. It will live, as Bochart shows, and be green under water.

The act of amnesty, which restored the Athenian democracy, between Thrasybulus, and the decemvirate, in the archonship of Euclides, twelfth of Boëdromion, B.C. 403, the year when Thucydides returned from exile.

The liberation of Corinth, by Aratus, in his second prætorship, B. C. 243, the year preceding the defeat of the Carthaginians by Lutatius Catulus.

Godfrey of Jerusalem, defeats the Sultan of Egypt at Ascalon, 1099.

Boniface, Marquis of Montferrat, disposes of the Isle of Candia, with the ruins of a hundred cities, to the Venetians for 10,000 marks, 1204.

Edward Baliol defeats the Scots, with terrible slaughter, at Duplin Moor, 1332. Donald, Earl of Mar, the new Regent, fell with the host.

Henry V. by a letter to his High Chancellor, dated Tonques, in Normandy, 1417, gives directions for the sealing annuities of 61. 13s. 4d.each to seventeen masters of the 'grete shippes, carrackes, barges, and balyngers,' belonging to the Royal Navy; 'to take yearly of our grant while that us lust, at our Exchequer of Westminster, at the terms of Michaelmas and Easter, by even portions.' One of this king's ships was called his Saloon, where he kept his court at sea, which he considered part of his dominions.

The act of the Protectorate for the Settlement of Ireland, 1652.

The Great Mogul constitutes the Company receivers of all the revenues in Bengal, Bahar, and Orissa, 1765.-Captain Light takes possession of the Prince of Wales's Island, by a grant of the King of Queda, 1786.

The Dublin · Post-office,' 1814, and · King's Bridge,' 1821, founded.

Extremes of fortune are true Wisdom's test,
And he's of men most wise, who bears them best.--- Philemon.

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It fell upon a holy eve, heigho, holiday!
Sitting upon a hill so high, heigho, the high hill!
I saw the bouncing Bellibone, heigho, Bonnibell!
Tripping over the dale alone; she can trip it very well.
Well decked in a frock of gray, heigho, gray is greet !
And in a kirtle of green say, the green is for maidens meet.
A chapelet on her head she wore, heigho, chapelet !
Of sweet violets therein was store, she sweeter than the violet.

The Eidyl.

Day.

Births.

Deaths.

Idus. Princess Philippa, Countess of Tiberius II. (Emperor), 582. 13.

March, 1355, Ubinam ? Constantinople.
Dr. William Wotton, 1666, Radegonde (of France), 587.
Wrentham, Suffolk.

Abbey of St. Croir.
MatthewTerrasson,1669, Lyons. Louis II. (Emperor), 875.
Anthony Lawrence Lavoisier, Milan.
1743, Paris.

Sixtus IV. (Pope), 1484. Queen ADELAIDE, of England, Cardinal Hypolitus de Medicis, 1792, Upper Saxony.

1535. d. Itri. Sir Walter (Lord) Aston, 1639.

buried, St. Mary's, Stafford. Bishop (Jeremy) Taylor, 1667.

d. Lisburn. (Dromore.)

Francis Peck, 1743. d. Goadby. Obits of the Latin Church. John Bouillet, 1770. Beziers. St. Hippolylus, of Rome, Mar- Henry Lewis du Hamel, 1782.

d. Paris. St. Cassian, of Imola, Martyr,

Dr. Gilbert Stuart, 1786. died, about 3d Century.

Edinburgh.
St. Radegundes, Queen of

Stephen Peter Ventenat, 1808.

d. Paris. France, d. 587.

James Francis, Baron de MeSt. Maximus, of Constantinople

nou, 1810. d. Venice.
(translation), 663.

Otto Frederic von
St. Higbert, Abbot in Germany,

1816. d, Smyrna.
about 747.

tyr, 252.

Richter,

With merry thing it's good to meddle sad. --Shepherd's Calendar.

Then fly all vulgar followers, and prove
The god of Seasons only worth your love.
True to his choice all looser fames he flies;
Nor for new faces fashionably dies :
The charms of youth, and ev'ry smiling grace,
Bloom in his features, and the god confess.
Besides, he puts on ev'ry shape at ease ;
But those the most, that best Pomona please.-Vertumnus.

Acts.

The birth-day of ustus Cæsar, according to Porphyry, fell upon the ides of Sextilis.-It was a Roman day of the maid-servants,'or nymphs, and dedicated to Diana, in the Arician grove (where Egeria so much delighted to haunt, near the Mount Albanus); and to Vertumnus, the god who bears the Amaltheum of the year. Diana was an Egyptian divinity, Phi-beseth, the foundress of the city Bubastis, which stood, as we learn from Strabo, near the vertex of Delta, upon the throat of the Nile.

The Emperor Maurice is endowed with the purple by his expiring father-in-law, Tiberius Constantine, whose character had been conspicuous for humanity, justice, temperance, and fortitude ; who was affable in his palace, pious in the church, impartial on the seat of judgment, and victorious. He measured his bounty not so much by the expectations of his subjects as by his own dignity; yet at the same time abhorred, as of the basest alloy, the gold that was extracted from the people's tears. His genuine treasure consisted in the practice of liberal economy, and the contempt of all vain and superfluous expense. Such was the second Tiberius.

The peace between the Spanish and French courts at Noyon, 1516.
Ferdinand Cortez retakes Mexico, with a strong force, 1520.
The fair at Rotterdam was held upon the present day, 1642.

The capture of the Havannah, 1762. A dreadful hurricane at Martinico, from the north-west, with an earthquake, 1766.

The late Camelopard, or Giraffe (Zurapha), is domesticated at Windsor, 1827. It was a royal present from Mehemed, the Pacha of Egypt, and was taken with another (presented to the French court) in the desert of Sennaar. This, the tallest, the most gentle, and the most useless of the large quadrupeds, had not fifty years since been seen in Europe from the revival of letters, and is the first of the species ever brought into England. The ministers of the Ex-King of France are impeuched, 1830.

Thou out of heaven's benediction com'st to the warm sun.-Kent.

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Beauty I thou wild fantastic ape,
Who dost in every country change thy shape!
Here black, there brown, here tawny, and there white;
Thou flatterer! which comply'st with every sight!

Thou Babel, which confound'st the eye
With unintelligible variety !

Who hast no certain What nor Where;
But vary'st still, and dost thyself declare
Inconstant, as thy she-professors are.---The Mistress.

Day.

Births.

Deaths.

XIX. Father Paul, 1552, Venice. John I. (of Portugal), 1433. Cal Meric Casaubon, 1599, Geneva. Pius II. Æneas Silvius (Pope), Sep Pius VI. (Pope), 1717, Cesena. 1464. d. Ancona. . Dr. Charles Hutton, 1737, New- John, Lord Harington, 1613, castle upon Tyne.

d. Worms. Bishop (Edmund) Law, 1787.

d. Rose Castle, Cumberland. The fourth', in white, is Thos. Sheridan, 1788. Thanet. Apheleia, a nymph as pure and Agostino Carlini, 1790. died, simple as the soul, or as an

England. abrase table, and is therefore Geo. Colman, the elder, 1794. called Simplicity; without folds,

d. Paddington. without plaits, without colour, Antonio Pereira de Figueiredo, without counterfeit; and (to

1797. d. Lisbon.
speak plainly) plainness itself. Edward Hussey Delaval, 1814.
Her device is no device. The

d. Westminster.
word under her silver shield,
omnis abest fucus ; alluding to
thy spotless self, who art as far
from impurity as from mor-
tality. Cynthia's Revels.

T'he impertinent man will

assure you, that Demippus had Obits of the Latin Church.

the largest torch at the feast of St. Eusebius, Martyr in Pales- Ceres, tells you that he took tine, c. 300.

physick yesterday, and desires St. Eusebius, Priest at Rome, to know what day of the month 4th Century.

Theophrastus.

it is.

Th' adorning her with so much art is but a barbarous skill; 'Tis like the poisoning of a dart too apt before to kill.---The Maid.

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