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| Impossible, when Virtue is so scarce,
Is seen no more. The character is lost.–Winter Evening.
Mopsucrene, Cilicia. 3. Smart Lethieulier, 1701, Al- Leo the Great (Pope), 461. dersbroke,
James II. (of Arragon), 1327. Samuel Davies, 1724, Newcastle d. Barcelona, in Delaware.
Thomas de Montacute, Earl of
Salisbury, 1428. k. France. In Heaven (in a word) our J. Bainbridge, 1643. Oxford. inexhausted joys will be so num-Charles Drelincourt, 1669. berless, and so immense, that Luke Rotgans, 1710. Holland. we shall need (as well as have) Charles Jervas, 1739. (Quo ?) eternity itself to taste them fully. Dr. Gloucester Ridley, 1774. Seraphic Love.
Valentine Jaimerai Duval, 1775.
Bishop (Robert) Lowth, 1787. Obits of the Latin Church.
Mary Olympe de Gouges, 1792.
Theophilus Lindsey, 1808.
thurin, Virgin M. 7th Cent. Understand three things; the St. Rumwald, Patron of Brack- multitude of sins, the omission
ley and Buckingham, 7th Cent. of good things, and the loss of St. Hubert, Bishop of Liege, time : foresee three things; the translation, 727.
danger of death, the last judgSt. Malachy, Abp. of Armagh, ment, and eternal punishment. 1148.
Bonaventure. Whoso seeketh her early, shall have no great travail; for he shall find her sitting at his doors.
Solomon's Wisdom.' ---------- 726 --
Some man hath good, but children bath he none.
VITELLIUS was cut off by the German soldiery under Antonius Primus upon the third day of Apelleus (Casleu), A. D. 69.–See 20th December.
The Emperor Constantius, the last of the sons of Constantine, was succeeded by Julian, after a reign of 23 years. See 11th December.
That famous code of Godfrey, called the “Assize of Jerusalem,” restored by John d'Ibelin Count of Jaffa, is finished under the revision of sixteen native commissioners, for the use of the Latin kingdom of Cyprus, 1369.
Huss arrives at Constance to answer a charge of heresy, 1414.
The military order of the “ Knights of St. Hubert” is instituted by Gerard V. Duke of Cleves and Gueldres, in memory of his victory achieved this day, 1444, over the asserting House of Egmont.
Columbus discovers the island “ Dominica" on Sunday, 1493.
The memorable parliament in which More became Chancellor, and Wolsey was impeached, 1529. The Long Parliament' also met, 1640.
Drake reaches Plymouth from his circumnavigation, 1580. Massinger's “ Parliament of Love" is allowed for the Cockpit, 1624.
Earthquake at Lima, 1654. Articles of Peace are signed between England and France, 1655. Preliminaries with that power and Spain at Fontainbleau, 1762. Frederick's victory at Torgau, 1760.
Henrietta, the queen mother, arrives in England, 1660. The great comet of 1680 is visible, supposed by Dr. Halley to be the same that appeared in 1106, 531, and also B. C. 44. Earthquake at Comrie, 1789.
Fartridge predicts, Sunday, 1700 : “ Beggars take up their respective posts in Lincoln's-inn-fields, and other places, by seven, that they may be able to praise God in capon and March beer at night.”
The abduction of Stanislaus of Poland by forty catholic conspirators headed by Palawski, 1771. The Scotch Martinmas term of 27 days.
And though in one chance Fortune you offend,
He who is good is happy. Let the loud
Prid. Wm. Habington 1605, Henlip. Bishop Colman, 604. Cloyne.
land), 1650, Hague. Don Antonio Perez, 1611. d. Guillaume Hyacinthe Bougeant,
Nicholas le Fevre, 1611.
Joseph Glanvile, 1680. Bath, Professor Abraham Robertson, Admiral (John) Benbow, 1702. 1751, Dunse.
Sir Edward Sherburne, 1702. The nerves of judgment are Francis Petis de la Croix, 1713. weakened most by its dalliance;
d. Paris. and when woman (I mean only Charles Churchill, 1764, died, as she is externally fair) is the
Boulogne. (Dover.) supreme object of wit, we soon Charles Lucas, 1771. Dublin. degenerate into effeminacy.
Richard Tickell, 1793. died,
when it adores that idol which St. Charles Borromeo, Cardinal, is not secure from age and sickAbp. of Milan, 1584.
Folly boasts a glorious blood,
Stand on the pile, immortal fame,
John PALEOLOGUS embarks from Constantinople in the Pope's gallies, A. D. 1437.-See 9th February. The acts of union between the two churches were subscribed at Florence the 26th of August, 1439, and John returned to his capital on the 1st of February, 1440. The revival of Greek literature in Italy is dated from the middle of the fifteenth century, when Europe could boast of 50 Universities. Petrarch, Boccace, and Chrysoloras, were then dead; but Aretin still flourished with the elder Medicis, and Chalcocondyles, Pope Nicholas, Pulci, and Boiardo, soon followed in their illustrious train.-See 29th May.
Columbus names the Carib, or Cannibal Island Gaudalupe' called by the natives Carucueria, 1493. The drinking vessels of this fierce people were formed of human skulls. They here saw the pine-apple.
That parliament assembles, which conferred upon Henry VIII, and his successors the title of supreme head of the Church of England, 1534.
Frederic the electer Palatine is crowned king of Bohemia, 1619.
The nuptials of William Prince of Orange and the Princess Mary of England are solemnized at London, 1677. King William's birth-day was celebrated with an ode by Tate the laureate in 1694.
The “ Hannibal” of London arrives at Barbadoes, with a cargo of negroes, 1694, Of 692 slaves 320 died in the passage; the rest, Phillips the master says, “ came out at about £19 per head, one with another.” The official return of population in 1698 was 2330 white men, and 42,000 slaves.
The Scotch colony settle at “ New Edinburgh" on the coast of Darien, 1698.-See 26th July. They fixed their station at St. Andrew.
The massacre at Warsaw under Suwarrow, when Maestricht was taken by the French, and the Missionary Society first met, 1794. Charles XIII. of Sweden is proclaimed King of Norway, 1814.
Fair Liberty, in sables drest, wrote his lov'd name upon his urn:
Hence, in old dusky time, a deluge came:
Non. Hans Sachs, 1494, Nuremberg. James Grevin, 1573. d. Turin. 5.
Philip de Mornay, sieur du Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Nor
Plessis Morlay, 1549, Buhi thumberland, 1632. Petworth. in Verin.
Thomas Parr, 1635. died, aged Anna Maria de Schurmann, 152. Westminster Abbey. 1607, Cologne.
Giovanni Battista Nani, 1678. Bernardin Ramazzini, 1633, Dr. Jer. Clarke, shot (se), 1707. Carpi.
Bernardin Ramazzini, 1714.
Mary Beach, 1725. Twickenham.
Chs. Benjamin Lengnich, 1795.
logna. you concluded that I had one, Maria Angelica Kauffman, from the actions you saw me
1807. Rome. perform : infer the same when
John Fred. Wm. Herbst, 1807. you shall see me no more. If the souls of departed worthies did not watch over and guard
It is in order to gratify the their surviving fame, the re
sensual indulgences that men nown of their illustrious actions are tempted to hold clandestine would soon be worn out of the correspondence with the enemies
of the state, to subvert governmemory of men. Cyrus to his Sons. ments, and turn traitors to their
country. These darken or ex. Obits of the Latin Church. tinguish every brighter faculty of
St. Bertille, Abs. of Chelles, 692. the human soul.- Archytas. The mercbant is a state and degree of persons, not only to be respected, but to be prayed for. They are the convoys of our supplies, the vents of our abundance, Neptune's almsmen, and fortune's adventurers.
Speech of Henry Earl of Northampton.