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Phillis, thine is the greatest grief, above the rest.
Where bin thy sweetest posies featly dight,
Thy garlands with a true love's knot addrest,
And all that erst thou Willy didst be hight?
O flatt'ring hope of mortal meo's delight !
So fair in outward show, so foul within:
The deepest streams do flow full calm to sight;
The rav’ning wolves do get in wether's skin.
We deem'd our Willy aye should live,
So sweet a sound his pipe could give.--- Elegy on Sidney.



xvi. Francis Turretini, 1623, Geneva. John VII. (Pope), A. D. 707. Cal.

Augustus III. (of Poland), Athelstan (of England), 940. 17. 1696.

d. Gloucester. Malmsbury. Lionel, Duke of Clarence, 1368.

d. Italy. A wight that, hitherto, his

Philip de Comines, 1509. d. every step hath left the stamp of

Argenton in Poitou. (Paris.) a great foot behind him, as

James Butler, Earl of Ormonde, every word the savour of a strong

1546, poisoned, Ely House. spirit; so graced, gilded, or, to

Andrew Oisander, 1552, d. Kouse a more fit metaphor, so tin

nigsherg. foiled by nature, as not ten

Sir Philip Sidney, 1586. died, housewives' pewter, again a good

Arnheim. Cath. of St. Paul. time, shows more bright to the

Dr. John Pits, 1616. d. Liverworld than he! Come, hold

dun. up your head, so, that men may Cuthbert Burbadge, 1636. buread your physnomy.

ried, Shoreditch. Master Stephen.

Sir Edmundbury Godfrey, mur

dered, 1678.

Thomas Wagstaffe, 1712.
Obits of the Latin Church.

Admiral (Rolland) Galisson-
St. Anstrudis (or Anstru), Tir. niere, 1756. d. Nemours.

gin, Abbess at Laon, 688. Dr. John Ward, 1758. died, St. Andrew, of Crete, Martyr Gresham College.

at Constantinople, 761. Henry Francis Ledran, 1770. St. Hedwiges (or Avoice),

d. Paris. Duchess of Poland, Widow, Admiral (Edward) Hawke, 1243.

1781. d. Shepperton. (North

Stoneham.) A woman ought neither to wear fine clothes, nor keep company with those that do, since both are decoys to vice.


Full glad they were, and took the naked spright,
Which straight the earth clothed in his clay :
The Lion heart; the Ounce gave active might,
Nightingale, voice, enticing songs to say.
The Fox gave craft; the Dog gave flattery:
Eagle, high look; Wolf, secret cruelty :
Monkey, sweet breath ; the Cow, her fair eyes bronght;
The Ermion, whitest skio, spotted with nought. —Sidney.


The translation of St. Audry,' in our Calendar. -See 23d June.

Nevil's Cross. Edward, with all his chivalry, had taken a winter station before Calais, when an incursion of the Scots summoned his Queen, Philippa, to the marches, who having animated her followers with the word,' and a gallant harangue, obtained this celebrated, nay, astonishing victory, if a captive king and 15,000 slain can be so designated, 1346. The captor, Copeland, on the first anniversary of this day, was created a banneret, with a pension.

Lionel, Duke of Clarence, was Hotspur's grandfather, 1368.

Columbus names the more civilized island, ' Fernandino,' now Larga, 1492. The men wore cotton mantles, and the women a band of that manufacture round the waist. There were mastiffs, 'y branchetas.'

Sir Anthony Sherley arrives at Dominica, with five sail, 1596.

Fletcher's · Devil of Dowgate, or Usury put to Use,' a 'lost play is passed by the master for representation at the King's House, 1623.

The sale of · Dunkirk,' by treaty, for five million livres, 1662. The sum was placed in the king's pocket ; but the annual charge of that place (£120,000), far exceeded its intrinsic importance to the nation.

Sir Philip Sidney received the fatal shot a little above the left knee, on his way to Zutphen, the 24th of September, 1586. Becoming faint and thirsty from excess of bleeding, he asked for water, which he was about to drink, when observing the eye of a dying soldier fixed on the glass, he resigned it to him, saying, “Thy necessity is yet greater than mine,” Death seized his hand in the moment of bequeathing to two friends,

each a ring of ....” Dr. Bentley is degraded, 1718.

Evelyn is at Genoa, 1664 : “ The city is built in the hollow or bosom of a mountain, whose ascent is very steep, high, and rocky, so that from the lantern (Pharos], and mole to the hill, it represents the shape of a theatre; the streets and buildings so ranged one above another as our seats are in play-houses.” A dreadful earthquake at Lima, 1746.

Elephant gave a perfect memory:
And Parrot, ready tongue, that to apply.-The Gifts.
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Yet many a dream hath charm'd iny youthful eye;
And must life's fairy visions all depart:
Oh surely no! for all that fired my heart
To rapture here, shall live with me on high.
And that fair form that won my earliest vow,
That my young spirit prized all else above,
And now adored as freedom, now as love,
Stands in seraphic guise, before me now.
And as my fainting senses fade away,
It beckons me, on high, to realms of endless day.-Keret.



X: Pius II. Æneas Sylvius (Pope), Tolmides, B. C. 447. killed, Cal. 1405, Corsignano.

Coronea. 18.

Wm. Lambarde, 1536, London. Cardinal James Sadolet, 1547.
Justus Lipsius, 1547, Isch in Richard Bristow, 1581. Harrou.

Alvaro Mendana de Veyra, Peter du Moulin, 1568, Bechny, 1595. d. Santa Cruz, Pacific, in the Vexin.

John Riolan, the Elder, 1605. Bishop (Herbert) Croft, 1603, Christopher Airay, 1670. MilGreat Milton.

ford. Dr. J.Conant, 1608, Yeaterton. James Moore (Smythe), 1734. Francis, Prince Eugene, 1663,

d. Whister.

Sarah Jennings, Duchess of
Richard (Beau) Nash, 1674, Marlborough, 1744.

Rene Antoine de Reaumur,
Peter Frederic Suhm, 1728, 1757.

Join Manners, Marquis of
Jn. Dunning, 1731, Ashburton. Granby, 1770. died, Scar.
Jean-Jacques Regis Camba- borough.
ceres, 1755, Montpellier.

Francis Xavier d'Oliveyra,

1783. d. Hackney.

Theodore Koerner, 1812. shot,
Obits of the Latin Church. Leipsic. (Wobbelin.)
St. Luke, Evangelist, A. D. 63. Stephen Henry Mehul, 1817.
St. Justin, M. at Louvres, 290. Philip Picot Peirouse, 1818.
St. Julian Sabas of Mount Sina,

4th ('entury.
St. Monon, Martyr at Ardennes,

7th Century

You always speak evil of me, I good, whene'er I talk of thee.

Yet, strange, whate'er we say or do, the world believes not me, nor you. ......... ..................... 690 ......

The first remedy, or prevention, is to remove by all means possible that material cause of sedition, want, and poverty in the estate; to which purpose serveth the opening and well balancing of trade ; the cherishing of manufactures ; the banishing of idleness ; the repressing of want and excess by sumptuary laws: the improvement and husbanding of the soil; the regulating of prices of things vendible; the moderating of taxes and tributes, and the like. Generally it is to be foreseen that the population of a kingdom (especially if it be not mown down by wars), does not exeeed the stock of the kingdom which should maintain them.- Bacon.


The great and most important victory of the Baotians at Coronea, where Clinias fell, the father of Alcibiades (be commanded a trireme at Artemisium) with Tolmides, B. C. 447.

Roman games upon this day dedicated to Jupiter Liberator,

St. Luke. This eminent · Disciple,’ (a native of Antioch) published his Gospel in Greece. He appears to have been a physician (at least morally), perhaps a painter, and was crucified, according to Nicephorus, upon

the branch of an olive tree in Patras, A. D. 74. The emblem of St. Luke, who excels in variety, copiousness, and purity of stile, is a winged ruminating 'ox'expressing meditation. That merry but absurd assembly at Charlton, called · Horn Fair,' is derived from the symbol.

Henry II, lands at Waterford with a fleet of 400 transports, and proceeding to Dublin receives the homage of the principal chieftains, 1171.

A Norman Saxon record, quoted by Nicholson, dated this day, 1258, distinguishes between those members of parliament that were chosen by the king, and those representatives elected by the people.

The Nuptials of Isabella princess of Castile and Ferdinand V. of Arragon are privately solemnized at Valladolid, 1469.

Captain John Hawkins sails from Plymouth with four sail for the African coast, and from thence to the Western Indies, 1564. It is the first English slave-trade adventure, and the opening of that infernal, UNNATURAL, and pestilent commerce, Here the name of · Fox' has gathered a glorious and imperishable wreath, which his broad political career may not obtain so universally, in this little, free, and cherished spot.

Wolsey resigns the seals to the Dukes of Norfolk and Suffolk, 1529.

Dr. Harvey institutes a feast upon this day to be kept annually at the College of Physicians, in honour of its principal benefactors, 1656.

The peace of Aix-la-Chapelle between France and Spain, 1748.

Suspicions that the mind of itself gathers are but buzzes; but suspicions that are artificially nourished and put into men's heads by the tales and whisperings of others, have stings.

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So the struck Eagle, stretched upon the plain,
No more through rolling clouds to soar again,
Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart,
And winged the shaft that quivered in his heart :
Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel,
He nurs’d the pinion which impellid the steel,
While the same plumage that had warm'd his nest,
Drauk the last life-blood of his bleeding breast. - English Bards.




xiv. Sir Thomas Browne, 1605, John (of England), 1216. d. Cal. Cheapside, London.

Newark Castle. (Worcester.) 19.

James Butler, Duke of Ormond, Philip Howard, Earlof Arundel,

1610, Clerkenwell, London. 1595. d. Tower. (Arundel.) Jas. Gronovius, 1645, Deventer. Sir Geoffrey Fenton, 1608. d. John Abernethy, 1630, Cole- Dublin. raine in Ireland.

James Arminius, 1609. OttenJohn Adams, 1735, Braintree sen, near Altona. in Massachusets, N. A. Albertus Miræus, 1640. died,


Sir Thomas Browne, 1682. Such natures as are first, and

Norwich. obtain the principality, belong Isaac de Benserade, 1691. d. to Jove ;' such as are middle

Gentilly. correspond to the kingdom of Dr. Jonathan Swift, 1745.O.S. • Neptune;' and such as

Cathedral of St. Patrick. last belong to the empire of William Ged, 1749. d. Scotland. • Pluto.'

Henry Kirke White, 1806. Cam

bridge. Obits of the Latin Church. Leonard Meister, 1811. Cappel. Sts. Ptolemy, Lucius, and a Francis Joseph Talma, 1826.

third, Martyrs at Rome, 166. Père la Chaise. St. Ethbin (or Egbin), Abbot in

Britain, d. 6th Century. The wicks which are twisted St. Frideswide, Virgin, Patroness from the woolly substance in the

of the City and University of stone Carystius (linum vivum), Ou ford, 740.

when burnt with oil, give a per. St. Peter of Alcantara, 1562. petual light.




Unhappy White ! while life was in its spring,
And thy young Muse just waved her joyous wing.- liyron.

--------- Oy.

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