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With tumult less, and with less hostile din,
III. Archbishop (John) Tillotson, Cneius Pompeius Magnus, B.C.
48. murdered, Alexandria. 29.
Archbishop (Thomas) Tenison, Benedict of Peterborough, 1193.
Gustavus Vasa (of Sweden),
Conrad Vorstius, 1622. died,
Lady Rachel Russell, 1723.
Styche, in Shropshire. Francis Rozier, 1793. killed (by
Langholm, in Scotland. Abraham Anquetil du Perron,
Warrington, in Lancashire. Charles Francis Dupuis, 1809.
The quack rumbling papers There is a little marine ani- of my time have divers methods mal which attaches itself to the keels of vessels : of this ‘pas- as we have received numerous
to keep themselves from sinking: senger’ the master knows no
letters (challenges); or there thing, until he discovers with
are but ‘very' few sheets for his finger a “hole.'
sale. In short, their whole con-
and effrontery;' but noisy
falsehood when unmasked, like St. Theodota, Martyr at Phi- your humble-bee, is without the lippi in Thrace, 318. sting.
Thither, full fraught with mischievous revenge,
In serpent, inmate bad! and toward Eve
The M UNDANE EPOCH. This is the ninth' historical day.
The solemn Apaturia’ at Athens, in Pyanepsion, for three days.
Saint Michael. This great Christian festival is entitled by the Latins, “The Dedication of St. Michael's Church, or the Festival of St. Michael and all the Holy Angels.' By one of the Ecclesiastical laws of King Ethelred, A.D. 1014, it is enacted that the Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, next before the feast of Michaelmas, should be consecrated by every Christian, who was of age, in fast and penance.-See Ilth October.
William the Conqueror lands at Pevensey, in Sussex, 1066.
Captains Parry and Franklin reach the Admiralty, from the Arctic and over-land American expeditions, 1827. The latitude made by the first gentleman was eighty-two and three-quarters degrees.
The third Leipsic Fair of twelve days begins on the morrow.
The Muse Uranie is represented in an azure-coloured robe, starcrowned, with a globe in her learned fingers, and scientific instruments placed around. Saturn, the most distant' of the planets, finishes his vast orbit in 29 y. 167 d. and 5 h. He is attended by five moons.
At first, as one who sought access, but fear'd
1283. erecuted, Shrewsbury.
Isabella, of Bavaria, Queen of
France, 1435. d. Paris.
Francis de Borgia, 1572. Rome.
Sir Fulke Greville, 1628. assas. lies in trusting none about him ; of a commonwealth, in the peo- Thomas Allen, 1632.d. Ouford.
Brooke House. (Warwick.) ple's fearing scandal more than
Peter Lascena, 1636. d. Rome. the lash of the law; and that of
Bishop Juan de Palafox, 1659. a family, in loving rather than
John Reinhold, Count Patkul, fearing the master.—Cleobulus.
1707. broken, Casimir. Bernard Renau D'Elisagaray,
1719. d. France,
Matthew Terrasson,1734. Paris.
the Apostle of Armenia, and George Whitefield, 1770. died,
the Illuminator,'c. 4th Cent. Newbury Port, New England. St. Jerome, of Aquileia, Priest, Dr. Geo. Butt, 1795. Stanford.
Doctor of the Church, 420. Bishop (Thomas) Percy, 1811.
(See English Church Calendar.) d. Dromore. St. Honorius, of Rome, Arch-Wm. Windham Sadler, 1824.
bishop of Canterbury, d. 653. killed, near Blackburn.
From his slack hand the garland wreath'd for Eve
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She gave him of that fair enticing fruit
Acts. Тн MUNDANE EPoch. This is the ' tenth' historical day, when the father and mother of mankind were cast from Paradise. See 10th September. It is probable that Adam now lost his authority over the 'ferine 'creation, his mind was expanded and their sole nature changed.
An entire eclipse of the sun foretold by the skill of Thales, which determined the battle between the Lydians and Medes, B. C. 610.
The Carthaginians are overthrown by Gelo at Himera, the great minute also of Themistocles at Salamis, B. C. 480.- See 20th August.
The unrivalled triumph of Pompey The Great during two days, for having concluded a war of thirty years in which he had vanquished, slain, and captured 2,183,000 men ; sunk or taken 846 ships ; reduced under the empire 1538 towers and fortresses ; and subdued all the countries between the Mæotian lake and the Red Sea, B. C. 61. The golden vine of Aristobulus, king of the Jews, a little chapel of pearl, consecrated to the Muses, surmounted by a 'sun-dial,' and twenty kings and princes, with a string of barbaric gods, were among the trophies which preceded the car of the conqueror who, as he resembled in his person Alexander (we are told), was shrouded in his mantle.
A Minerval feast, and Meditrinalia to the goddess of Medicines.
Villa Franca in St. Michael is taken and spoiled by Robert, Earl of Essex, 1597. The Contest' between the French and Spanish Ambassadors on Tower Hill for precedence, 1661. The nuptials of Sophia, Princess of Bohemia and Ernest Augustus, 1658. Falconer departs in the · Aurora,' 1769. The Peninsular eagles and colours are deposited at Whitehall, 1812.
They, hand in hand, with wandering steps and slow Through Eden took their solitary way.-Paradise Lost.
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The wine she drinks is made of grapes.-Shakspeare.
Him, from his craggy winding haunts unearth'd,