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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 exceed 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 bozzes; 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 apon the plain,
No more through rolling clouds to soar again,
Viewed his own feather on the fatal dart,
And winged the shaft tbat quivered in his heart :
Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel,
He nurs'd the pinion which impelld the steel,
While the same plumage that had warm'd his nest,
Drank the last life-blood of his bleeding breast. - English Bards.



Deaths. xiv. Sir Thomas Browne, 1605, John (of England), 1216. d.

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, 1680, Cole- Dublin. raine in Ireland.

James Arminius, 1609. Otten-> John 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, 1745.0.S. • Neptune ;' and such as are Cathedral of St. Patrick. last belong to the empire of William Ged, 1749, d. Scotland. • Pluto.' . Proclus. 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 1 of the City and University of stone Carystius (linum vivum), Oxford, 740.

when burnt with oil, give a perSt. Peter of Alcantara, 1562. petual light. Tacus.

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

In close apartments round his desert court
Fierce prisoners are confin'd of different sort;
Here new fledged winds, young yelping monsters try
Their wings, and sporting round their prisons fly:
Here whistling east-winds prove their shriller notes,
And the hoarse south-winds strain their hollow throats :
Capricious whirlwinds, of more force than sound,
In everlasting eddies turning round.- Cave of Thor.


ÆRA OF TYRE. It begins with the month Hyperberetæus, B. C. 125.

The Roman · Armilustrium' when the troops were purified.
St. Frideswide's shrine in the Cathedral of Oxford is curious.

The death of that miserable craven, King John, upon his head a pile of crimes, crowned by pusillanimity, which is the moving spring of all the fouler vices—the pale and palsied guilt.

The 'Cloisters' of New College Chapel, Oxford, are consecrated, 1400.

The fall of Bourdeaux after a seven week's siege and incorporation of Guienne, an English province, with the French Monarchy, 1453.

The Island of Samoete is named by Columbus ‘Isabella,' 1492. A treaty of peace, league, and friendship, is concluded at London by Henry VIII., with Ferdinand of Arragon and Joanna of Castile, 1515.

Fletcher's Rule a Wife and have a Wife' is licensed, 1624.

The Queen of Hearts' to Secretary Nicholas, Hague, 1654 : “ You will find by the English prints that they are forbidden to write any thing of the proceedings of their mock Parliament. It is very cold, which I hope will diminish the plague.”

The first public appearance of Garrick as an actor at the Goodman's Fields' theatre in the popular character of Richard 111.,” which the ardent genius and the stature of Kean has made his own, 1741.

St. George's Hospital, near Hyde Park, is instituted 1733. War is declared against Spain, 1739. A terrible eruption of Vesuvius, 1769. The surrender of Lord Cornwallis at York Town, 1781. All British merchandize is burned in France, 1810. Napoleon abandons the Kremlin Palace at Moscow, 1812. The loss of Leipsic with 80,000 Frenchmen, besides one hundred and eighty pieces of cannon, 1813.

By my Christendom, so I were out of prison, and kept sheep, I would be as merry as the day is long.

Prince Arthur.

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Sometimes I meet them like a man;

Sometimes, an ox, sometimes, a hound;
And to a horse I turn me can;
To trip and trot about them roond,

But if, to ride,

My back they stride,
More swift than wind away I go,

O'er hedge and lands,

Thro' pools and ponds
I whirry, laughing, ho, ho, ho !-Robin.



cany, 1723.

XI. Richard Boyle, Earl of Bur- Archbishop Rodolphus, 1122. Cal.

lington, 1612, Youghall. Charles VI. (of France), 1422. 20.

Thomas Bartholine, the Elder, Dr. Thomas Linacre, 1524. St.
1616, Copenhagen.

Paul's Cathedral.
Sir Christopher Wren, 1632, Alexander Arbuthnot, 1583.
East Knoyle, Wilts.

Stanislaus Leczinski I. (of Po- John Ball, 1640. Whitmore.

land), 1677, Leopold. Henry Basnage du Fraquenet,
Maximilian Leopold, Duke of 1695. d. Rouen.
Brunswick, 1722.

Dr. Archibald Pitcairn, 1713.

d. Edinburgh.

Cosmo de' Medici, Duke of TusMost people fancy themselves innocent of those crimes of which Charles VI. ( Emperor), 1740. they cannot be convicted.

Michael Dahl, 1743. d. London.

Dr. William Cowper, 1767. Obits of the Latin Church. Chester.

Philip Astley, 1814. d. Paris. St. Barsabias, Abbot, and his

Alexandre de TaHeyrand, 1821.
Companions, Martyrs in Per-

sia, 342.
St. Artemius, General of Egypt,

Martyr, 362.
St. Zenobius, Bishop, Patron of

Luxury is an enticing plea-
Florence, 5th Century.

sure, a bastard mirth, which

bath honey in her mouth, gall St. Sindulphus (or Sendou), Priest of Rheims, d. (before)

in her heart, and a sting in her

tail. 650.

St. Aidan, Bishop of Mayo, 768.

And, night by night, I them affright,
With pinchings, dreams, and ho, ho, ho !-Good-Fellowe.

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Sublime Tobacco !-which from east to west
Cheers the lar's labours, or the Turkman's rest:
Divine in hookas, glorious in a pipe
When tipped with amber, mellow, rich, and ripe ;
Like other charmers, wooing the caress
More dazzlingly when daring in full dress;
Yet thy true lovers more admire by far,
Thy naked beanties-Give me a cigar!-The Island.


The death of that learned and eminent physician, Thomas Linacre, who (by the inscription of Dr. Caius) “ founded in perpetuity for students in physic two public lectures at Oxford, and one at Cambridge, and accomplished by his own industry the establishment of a College of Physicians, of which he was elected the first president. A detector of all fraud and deceit, and faithful in his friendships, he was equally dear to men of all ranks.”

The election of Edmund Bonner to the Bishopric of London, 1539. 3 This execrable person, who was buried at midnight, is distinguished on the martyred page for his unprincipled and sanguinary bigotry.

A grant or confirmation of Arms' to John Shakspeare, the dramatist's father, 1596, “ viz. gold, on a bend sable, and a spear of the first, the point steeled, proper; and his crest, or cognizance, a falcon, his wings displayed, argent, standing on a wreath of his collars supporting a spear gold sleel as aforesaid, set upon a helmet with mantels and tassels." -The 'Staff' of the Sun an Egyptian day.

An individual named Peter Campbell, by his will, 1616, desires “that his son should be disinherited of the property bequeathed him thereby, if at any time he should be found taking of tobacco."

The destruction of Lima, in Peru, by an earthquake, 1687.
George I. king of England elect, is crowned at Westminster, 1714.
The Observatory of Copenhagen is burned with Roemer's MSS. 1728.

The Prussians are masters of Silesia, 1741. A dreadful hurricane this night at Jamaica, 1744 :- the wind blew due south, and wrecked one hundred vessels. Capitulation of the town of Ulm to Buonaparte, 1805. The union of Norway with Sweden is voted by that diet, 1814.

The victory at Navarino over the infidel Turks, a barbarous horde who occupy by violence the very garden' and sacred fountains of the world, when Admiral Codrington annihilated their navy, 1827,

Sarely every medicine is an innovation, and he that will not apply new reme. dies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator. --Bacon.

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