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If some unlucky barber notch my hair,
Or if my robes of different length I wear;
If my new vest a tatter'd shirt confess,
You laugh to see such quarrels in my dress:
But if my judgment, with itself at strife,
Should contradict my general conrse of life;
Float like the tide; now high the building raise;
Now pull it down; nor round nor square cau please,
You call it madness of the usual kind,
Nor laugh, nor think trustees should be assign'd. - Horace.




Edward VI.(of England), 1537, Calixtus (Pope), 222.
Hampton Court.

Honorius I. (Pope), 638. 12. Peregrine Bertie, Lord Wil. Boniface VIII. (Pope), 1303.

loughby, 1555, Wesel. Maximilian II. (Emperor),
Lorenzo Pignorius, 1571, Padua. 1576. d. Ratisbon.
Dr. H. More, 1614, Grantham. Peter Matthieu, 1621. d. Tou-
Stephen Souciet, 1671, Bourges.

Peter Hen. Larcher, 1726, Dijon. Clement Edmondes, 1622.
Peter I. (of Brazil), 1799.) Marechal Francois de Bassom-

pierre, 1646. Hesiod and Homer were, I General Zulestein de Nassau, believe, about four hundred years

killed, 1672. older than myself, and no more : Dr. Isaac Basire, 1676. Dur. and these are the men who made

ham. a Theogony for the Greeks; John Rowe, 1677. Bunhill who gave the gods their appel

Fields. lations, defined their qualities, Ludolf Kuster, 1716. d. Paris. appointed their honours, and René Michael Slodtz, 1764. d. described their forms. As for Paris. the poets that are said to have

lived before these men, I am of opinion they came after them.

Not only the centre of the Herodotus.

boul hath a progressive motion

on the green, but the bowl, in Obits of the Latin Church. its going forward from one part St. Wilfrid of Northumberland, of the green to another, turns

Bishop of York (d. 709), round about its own axis.
translation, 959.

Locke on the Earth. Lay in wisdom as the store for your journey from youth to old age, for it is the most certain possession.

Bias. ... 678 cod

Accustom your mind to judge of the proportion or value of things, and do that substantially and not superficially; for, if you observe well, you shall find the logical part of some men's minds good, but the mathematical part nothing worth: that is, they can judge well of the mode of attaining the end, but ill of the value of the end itself; and hence some men fall in love with access to princes; others, with popular fame and applause, supposing they are things of great purchase, when, in many cases, they are but matters of envy, peril, and impediment.



THURSDAY. The fifth' day of the week, ‘Dies Jovis,' in French, Le
Jeudi, was dedicated to Thor, the Saxon Thunderer. *Thursday' by the
Turks is called Pershambe; by the Persians, Panjshambe ; the Indians,
Jumerat ; in ancient Arabic, Femunes, and in the modern, Yom hamsa.

The great festival of • Ingathering' on the octave of Tabernacles.
The Augustalian games commemorated the Emperor's return to Rome.
The Thames “thrice flow'd, no ebb between,' 1411.-See Henry IV.
All the knights templars in France are ordered to be arrested, 1307.

COLUMBUS. The eleventh evening they ran towards the setting sun, twenty-seven leagues after its fall (six o'clock), at the rate of eleven knots an hour. At ten o'clock Columbus observed a moving light, resembling a torch, anon like a candle. At two in the morning land' was seen from the Pinta by Rodrigo de Triana, and the signal was imme. diately given. At daylight, a level pleasant island, Guanahani, one of the Lucayos, was descried about two leagues a-head, when the Admiral with all his host struck up the choral hymn,' Te Deum Laudamus.' The sound fashed to his two companions, and that heathen air felt for the first time by many a strange repeated stroke its usurpation and dependence, 1492. Bearing the royal standard, he pronounced the sacred word,

SALVADOR,' when he first kissed the spouse of his perilous quest. How big, how exalted, how divine, were now the viceroy's sensations !

The great naval victory of the Dutch over the Spaniards, 1573. The fall and massacre of Wexford, under Oliver Cromwell, 1649. The public flagellation of Mrs. Celiers, a midwife, for politics, 1681. The capture by Admiral Rooke of the Vigo galleons, 1702. Sir J. B. Warren's French victory at Troy Island, three days, 1798. The Independence of Brazil under Don John is proclaimed, 1822. A sole caricature whose trade it is fo exhibit not indeed infamy and folly (for there he can sketch himself ), bat the sores and by-way infirmities of poor mortality, 80 as to disgust every good taste and play the mime at Cripplegate, surely in pity should be gifted by Heaven with a pair of hoofs and the baboon's skin.

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Was this the face that launch'd a thousand ships?
Sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss.
Oh! thou art fairer than the evening star,
Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars ;
Brighter art thou than flaming Jupiter,
When he appear'd to hapless Semele ;
More lovely than the monarch of the sky,
In wanton Arethusa's azure arms;
And none but thou shalt be my paramour !---Dr. Faustus.




m. Edward, Prince of Wales, 1453, Tiberius Drusus Claudius, U.C. id. Windsor.

806, A, D. 54, Rome. 13. Sophia, of Hanover, 1630, May- Gregory XII. (Pope), 1417. d.

Anthony Bauderon de Senecai, Pius III. (Pope), 1503.
1643, Macon.

Theodore Beza, 1605. d. Geneva.
Maurice, Count of Saxe, 1696, Nicholas de Harlay, 1629.

General Th, Harrison, er. 1660 Thos. Rutherforth, 1712, Pap- Sir George Ent, 1689. Jewry. worth Everard.

Henry Sully, 1728. St. Sulpic
Ange Francois Fariau de St. Paris.
Ange, 1747, Blois.

Dr. John Gill, 1771. d. Sou:
Ferdinand VII, (of Spain), wark.

Richard Pulteney, 1801. d

Obits of the Latin Church.

Louis Claude de St. Ma
Sts. Faustus, Januarius, and 1803,

Martialis, Martyrs at Cor- Joachim Murat (of Na dova, 304.

1815, shot, Piszo Castle. St. Gerald, Count of Aurillac, Antonio Canova, 1822.

(or Orilhac), Patron of Up- dral of St. Mark, Venic
per Auvergne, d. 909.

Vir izo Monti, 1828.
St. Colman, of Ireland, Martyr,
near Vienna, d. 1012.

Tom Hardcastle, in
St. Edward, King, and Con- vouring to be witty, fo

fessor, translation, 1163. (See did better as a butt,
English Church Calendar.)

since served in that car
Seven Friar Minors, Martyrs at

the great entertainmer
Ceuta, 1221.

He walks upon the dreadful adder's back,
Treading the lion and the dragon down.---Christendo

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Ye elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes, and groves,
And ye that on the sands with printless foot
Do chase the ebbing Neptune; by whose aid
(Weak masters though ye be) I have be-dimm'll
The noon-tide sun, call'd forth the mutinous winds,
And 'twixt the green sea and the azur'd vault
Set roaring war: to the dread rattling thunder
Have I given fire, and rifted Jove's stout oak
With his own bolt, by my so potent art.---Prospero.


• Fri

FRIDAY. This is the " th' day of the week, dedicated by the Saxons to Frea, “the Queen of the Gods,' who seems to have united the qualities of the Roman Juno, Venus, and Diana, of blessed memory. day,' by the Turks, Indians, and in modern Arabic, is called Juma ; by the Persians, Juma, or Adinu, and in ancient Arabic, Aruba. The * Dies Veneris,' in French, Vendredi, is Friya's Day, in Saxon.

The Roman · Fontinalia,' in honour of those divinities, who preside over fountains and springs, which were adorned with chaplets. Their temple stood near the Porta Capena. The day of Jupiter Liberator.

The Latin festival of Carpus, at whose house St. Paul lodged.

The irruption of the Vandals into Spain, who dividing her prolific territories, turned their swords into ploughshares, A. D. 409.

The great Council of Northumpton is opened for the trial of Thomas Becket, by whose sentence he was placed at the king's mercy, 1164.

The Parliament assembles, in which a project of reform was proposed, approved, and ordered to be enforced by the judges in their circuits, 1259. Its principal objects were to secure the inferior tenants from the oppression of their lords, and to purify the administration of justice.

The knights templars, with the grand-master and possessions, are seized throughout the realm of France, 1307. This anniversary was selected four years later for assembling a council of the church at Vienne, in Dauphiny, to decide on the fate of the order, which was abolished by decree of the Pope, in the spring ensuing, 1312.-See 11th May,

Henry inaugurated on the anniversary of his exile, 1399. That solemnity is memorable also for the institution of the Order of the Bathi'

Moreau reaches Friburg after his masterly retreat, 1796.
General Brock defeats the Canadians, but is slain, 1812.
Napoleon Buonaparte lands at St. Helena a perpetual exile, 1815.

Fear not to trust the word of a man whose probity you have experienced in pecuniary affairs.


How stately doth my Lais go!
With studied step, compos'dly slow:
Superb, as some tall mountain-fir,
Whom Zephyr's wing doth slightly stir:
(For surely Beauty is allied
By nature very near to Pride)
The groves indeed mild breezes move,
But her the gentler gales of Love.
From her the pictor'd form assume
Bright Helen's mien, and Hebe's bloom.




Prid. Lewis Capellus, 1583, Sedan. Harold II. (of England), 1066.
James II. (of England), 1633, slain Senlac, near Hastings.
St. James's.

(Waltham Church.)
William Penn, 1644, Tower Hill. Taillefer, the Minstrel, 1066.

killed, Battle Abbey.
Bishop (John) Coldwell, 1596.

Nature was most lavish of its

Paul Scarron, Cul de Jutte, gifts, endued as Aspasia was,

1660. Paris. with the most exalted under

John (Orator) Henley, 1756. d. standing, and the happiest turn

to science.
Education com-

James (Marshal) Keith, 1758. pleted what nature had begun,

killed, Hochkirchen. and made her the prodigy, not

Antonio Nunes Ribeiro Sanches, only of her age, but the glory of

1783. her sex.

The Bee.

Dr. John Chapman, 1784.
Prince Gregory Alexander Po-

temkin, 1791. Cherson. Obits of the Lutin Church. Geo. Edward Ayscough, 1799. St. Calixtus (or Callistus), Pope,

Martyr, buried, 222.
St. Donatian, Bishop of Rheims,

Patron of Bruges, c. 389. Both the Christian and the
St. Burckard, of England, 1st heathen historians have but one

Bishop of Wurtzburg, 752. voice when they speak of her St. Dominic (surnamed Lori- beauty, her knowledge, and her catus), of Camaldoli, d. 1060. virtue.

The Bee.

Her voice most clear, yet 'tis not strong; her periods full, tho' seldom long; With wit, good-natur'd wit, endow'd; fluent her speech, but never loud.

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