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Earth's bighest station ends in, “ Here he lies,"
And“ Dast to Dost” conclades his poblest song.
If this song lives, posterity sball know
One, though in Britain born, with courtiers bred,
Wbo thought e'en gold might come a day too late ;
Nor on his subtle death-bed plana'd his scheme
Por fatare vacancies in church or stale;
Some avocation deeming it-to die.

Day.

Births.

Deaths.

Prid. Herman Boerhaave, 1668, Voor. Lucius Aurelius Commodus, Cal. hout, near Leyden.

A. D. 192. strangled, Rome. 31.

Dr. Geo. Fothergill, 1705, Lock- John Wickliff, 1384. Lutterholme.

worth, in Leicestershire. Charles Edward (Louis Philip) Charles de Cossé, 1563. Paris.

Stuart, 1720, Rome. Thomas Erastus, 1583. Basil. General (Charles) Cornwallis, Edmund Shakspeare, 1607. bu1738, England.

ried, St. Sariour's. Dr. G. F. Spurzheim, 1776, John Alphonso Borelli, 1679. Longuich near Tréres. The Honourable Robert Boyle,

1691. St. Martin's, Westmr. Jesus said unto him (the law

Catherine of Braganza, 1705,

N.S. d. Lisbon.
yer), Thou shalt love the Lord
thy God with all thy heart, and

Peter Cally, 1709. Caen.

John Flamsteed, 1719. d. Greenwith all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and

uich. (Burstow.)

Peter Kolben, 1726. Neustadt. great Commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt General Montgomery, 1775. k.

Quebec. love thy neighbour as thyself.

James (Abbé) de Sade, 1778.

Charles Francis L'Hommond,
Obits of the Latin Church. 1794. d. Paris.
St. Columba, Virgin, Martyr at John Francis Marmontel, 1799.
Sens, 273.

d. Abborille, in Normandy. St. Sylvester, Pope, 335. (See Sir Philip Francis, 1818. buried,

English Church Calendar.) Mortlake.
St. Melania, the Younger, of William Gifford, 1826. Westmr.

Jerusalem, 439.

Wit without doctrine is as a tree without fruit.-Sir Thomas More.

........ 856 ...

Fame is the shade of immortality.

Acts.

POMPEY and Crassus triumph before their Consulate, B.C. 71. The former had closed the ten years' war in Lusitania ; and Crassus the revolt of Spartacus at home. Marcus Lucullus triumphed the same year, bringing with him the Thracian colossus of Apollo.

Election of the Emperor Pertinar, by birth a Piedmontese, A.D. 192.

The successive flights of the tributary Hiong-nou, or Huns, from their pastoral homes in Mongolia beyond the Caspian to the confines of the Baltic was the cause (not the means) of the fall of the Roman EMPIRE. Deserting their forests before this swarm of Scythians, the Vandals, Sueves, Alani, and Burgundians (by the generic title of Goths), made their first irruption westward, under King Radagaisus, the Barbarian of Mecklenburg : they passed the Alps, the Po, and the Apennines, besieged Florence (a colony of the triumvirs), and threatened Rome herself, when by a potent victory at Fæsula Stilicho dispersed the remnant, a loose but headless band, 100,000 strong, which entered Gaul upon the last day of the year, whose seventeen luxurious provinces they laid desolate unopposed with havoc and flame, from the banks of the Rhine to the foot of the Pyrenæan mountains, A.D. 406.-See 24th Aug.

The acquisition of Sicily from the Goths, 535. Belisarius entered Syracuse in triumph, a city which once embraced two and twenty miles.

The two sons of Boethius are chosen consuls in their non-age, in testimony of the public virtues of that distinguished senator, who is crowned in the Senate House, and saluted “ King of Eloquence,A.D. 521.

The Mediterranean frozen, when travellers passed the Ionian sea, 860.

The Privy Council address letters of reproof to the justices of Middlesex and Surrey respecting the increased abuse of stage plays in and about the city of London. This arose from a complaint made by the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of these civic enormities.'—See 22nd June.

Restoration of the Gregorian calendar in France 10 Nivose, 1805. The epact of the solar beyond the lunar year is 100. 21h. 11'. 22".

The muse Thalia presides over pastoral and mirthful numbers. She leans upon a column, and holds the crook and mask of nature. Her dress is short, and free from ornament. See the ninth' Ode of Horace.

It is now middle summer with the natives of the Cape of Good Hope.

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.

INDICES.

A, the elemental letter, 829, 853. Abbot, see Lord Colchester.
A new way to pay old debts,' 345. Abbots of Unreason, 8.
Aaron, High Priest, July 1. Acacius, St., March 31.
Aaron, fast for the children of, 140. Acepsimus, St., March 14.
Aaron, Sts., June 21, July 1. Acestor, a dramatist, 851.
Abachum, St., Jan. 19.

Achaias, of Scotland, 783.
Abas, Schah, Sept. 25.

Achaius, Bishop, 465. Abauzit, Firmin, Nov. 11, March Acharneis,' the comedy, 683. 20.

Achates, see St. Acacius. Abdas, St., May 16.

Achæan League, 111. Abdication of King James II., 793, Achæus, dramatist, 851. 823, 833.

Acheolus, St., May). Abdjesus, St., May 16.

Acheri, Luke d’, April 29. Abdon, St., July 30.

Achilles, bronze statue of, 405. Abeille, Gaspard, May 21. Achilleus, St., May 12. Abel, 7.

Achmet III., June 23. Abel, Charles, June 20.

Achonry, patron of, 542. Abelard, Peter, April 21.

Acidalius, Valens, May 25. Abensberg, battle at, 247. Acius, St., Moy 1, Abercrombie, 181, 793, March 28. Acre, in Palestine, sieges of, 253, Abernethy, John, Oct. 19.

327, 337, 417, 470, 473, 557. Abingdon, Earl of, May 22. Acta diurna, Roman, 8, 505. Able, Thomas, July 30.

Actea, the nymph, 519.
ABRAHAM, 279, 603, 611, 657. Actian Era, 583.
Abraham and Mary, Sts., March Actium, engagement at, 595.
15.

Aculco, in Mexico, defeat at, 735.
Abraham, Nicholas, Sept. 7. Acca, see Laurentia.
Abraames, St., Feb. 14.

Accius, Lucius, 849. Abraamius, St., Feb. 5.

Accords, Tabourets des, July 24. Abrosimus, St., Nov. 10.

Actress, first, in England, 803 ; 13. Abubeker, Caliph, 733, July 24. Ada, Queen of Caria, 855. Abulfeda, Ishmael, 741, Oct. 26. A(da)lard, St., Jan, 2. Abydos, 245.

Adalbert, St., April 23. Abyssinia, 281,401,583, 585, 611. Adalbert, Abp., April 29. Abba Salama, 105.

Adalbert, Bishop, June 20. Abbadie, Dr., Sept. 23.

ADAM, creation of, Sept. 19; 611, Abban, St., Oct. 27.

629, 633, 651, 711.
Abbon de Fleury, Nov. 13. Adam, Dr., Dec. 18, June 24.
Abbot, Sir Maurice, Jan. 10. Adam, Robert, March 3.
Abbot, George, Feb. 4.

Adams, President, Oct. 19.
Abbot, Bishop, March 2.

Adams, Sir Thomas, Feb. 24. Abbot, Abp. Oct. 29, Aug. 4. Adamnan, St., Sept. 23.

... 858

Adamson, Patriarch, March 15. Æmilianus, St., Dec. 6.
Adanson, Michael, Apr. 7, Aug.3. Æmilius, St., May 22.
Adauctus, St., Aug. 30.

Æmilius, Paulus, July 5. ADELAIDE, Queen of England, Æmylius (Lucius) Paulus, 195, Aug. 13; 431, 471.

209, 417, 473; May 21. Adelaide, see St, Alice.

Æmylius, Macer, sentence of, 457. Adelbert, St., June 25.

Æneas, fight of, 257; 69,775, 797. Adelung, J.C., Aug. 30, Sept. 10. Æneas Sylvius, see Pius II. Adhelm, St., May 25.

Ængus, St., March 11. Adjutor, see St. Adjutre.

Æqui, defeat of the, 199, 401. Adjutre, St., April 30.

Æschines, 579, 705. Adlington, monster born at, 241. Æschylus, 113,391, 403,537,851. Admiralty, in commission, 761. Æsculapius, 8, 89. Adolphus, King of the Goths, 583. Æsop, the tragedian, 851. Adolphus, Count of Nassau, July 2. | Afra, St., Aug. 5, 7. Adolphus II. of Sweden, May 3, Africa, conquest of, 619. Feb. 12.

Africanus, Julius, 593. Ado(n), St., Dec. 16.

• Agamemnon,' the tragedy, 403. Adorné, Francis, Jan. 13.

Agapæ, christian feasts, iii.
Adorni, Catherine, Dec, 14. Agape, St., April 3.
Adrian, see Hadrian.

Agapelus, St. of Palestine, Aug. 18.
Adrian, St., a soldier, Sept. 8. Agapetus, Pope, April 17, Sept. 20.
Adrian and Eubulus, Sis., Mar. 5. Agapius, Si., Aug. 19.
Adrian, St. Abbot, Jan. 9.

Agard, Arthur, Aug. 22. Adrian I. Pope, Dec. 26.

Agatha, St., Feb. 5. Adrian, St. Bishop, March 4. Agathangelus, St., Jan. 23. Adrian IV. Pope, 793 ; Sept. 1. Agatho, dramatist, 149, 851. Adrian VI. Pope, Sept. 14. Agatho, St. Pope, Jan. 10, Dec. 1. Adrianople, battles of, 453, 543, Agathocles, the leader, 555. 565.

Agathodorus, St., April 14. Adriatic sea, espousals of the, 316, | Agavé, the nymph, 519. 585.

Agelnoth, Abp., Oct. 29. ADVENT SUNDAY, Dec. 3.

Agesilaus, 457, 553. Adventurer, the paper, 735. Aghrim, battle of, 473. Addison, Dean, April 20.

Agilus, St., Aug. 30. Addison, Joseph, 11, 83, 93, 113, AGINCOURT, battle of, 705, 747. 167, 239, 267, 349, 527, 665, Agis,

Sparta, 659. 765,811, 815; May 1, June 17. Aglaurus, see Agraulia. Addison, Charlotte, March 10. Aglibert, St., June 25. Edan, see St. Aidan.

Aglionby, Dr., Feb. 6. Edesius, St., April 8.

Agnan, see St. Anian.
Ægospotamos, engagement at, 813. | Agnes, St. of Rome, Jan, 21, 28.
Ægypt, war with, 403 ; reduction Agnes, St. of Italy, April 20.
of, 522.

Agnesi, Maria, May 16.
Ægyptian year, new, Sept. 10. Agoard, St., June 25.
Ælfrid, King of Northumberland, | Agonalia, 25, 173, 337, 809.
Dec. 24.

Agraulia, Cyprian festivals, 701. Ælred, St., Jan. 12.

Agricola, Julius, June 13, Aug. 24. Æmiliani, St. Jerom, Feb. 8, July Agricola, St., Nov. 4. 20.

Agricola, George, Mar.24, Nov.21. ............ 859 -..

Aug. 7.

Agricultural Society, begins, 53. Alban's, St., battle of, 341.
Agrippa, Menenius, 805, 807; Albany, conquest of, 431.
April 28.

Albany, Duke of, 163.
Agrippa the Great, 501, 527, 623; Albay, volcano of, 75.

Albemarle, Duke of, Dec. 6. Agrippa II., 239, 477.

Alberoni, Cardinal, May 15, June Agrippa, Lucius Cæsar, Aug. 20. 26. Agrippa, Caius Cæsar, Feb. 21. Albert, of Brandenburg, Nov. 18. Agrippa, Marcus, 341, 595, 751. Albert, Patriarch, April 8, Sept. 14. Agrippa, Cornelius, Sept. 14. Albert the Great, of Brunswick, Agrippina, Nov. 15.

Aug. 15. Aguesseau, Henry d', Nov, 27, Albert I. Emperor, July 29, May 1. Feb. 9.

Albert II. Emperor, Oct. 27. Aguirra, Joseph de, March 24. Albertin, Archbishop, June 23. Ahab, King of Israel, 487. Albertino, Edmund, April 5, Aibert, St., April 7.

Albertus Magnus, Nov. 15. Aicard, St., Sept. 15.

Albeus, St., Sept. 12. Aid, see St. Mac Cartin.

Albinus, Emperor, Feb. 19. Aid, St., April 11.

Albinus, St., March 1. Aidan, see St. Maidoc.

Albinus, Bernard, Dec. 7. Aidan, St. of Lindisfarne, Aug. 31. Albinus, Bernard Siegfred, Sept. 9. Aidan, St. of Mayo, Oct. 20. Albion, 9. Aikin, Dr. John, Jan. 15, Dec, 7. Albovinus, of Lombardy, June 28. Aikin, Edmund, March 13.

Albuera, massacre at, 323. Aikman, Wm., Oct. 24, June 7. Alcazaba, voyage of, 633. Ailly, Cardinal d', Aug. 8. Alcæus, the lyrist, 77, 673. Ainsworth, Robert, April 4. Alcæus, dramatist, 849. Airault, Peter, July 21.

Alcazar-do-Sal, capture of, 697. Airault, René, Dec. 18.

Alchmund, St. of Hexham, Sept. 7. Airay, Henry, Oct. 10.

Alchmund, St., Martyr, March 19. Airay, Christopher, Oct. 18. • Alchymist,' Jonson's comedy, Aiscough, Bishop, June 29,

434, 661. Aithilahas, St., March 14.

Alciati, Andrew, Jan. 12.
Aiton, Wm., Feb. I.

Alcibiades, 261, 615.
Aix-la-Chapelle, treaties of, 251, Alco, Bonnier d', April 28.

669, 691 ; congress at, 649. Alcock, Bishop, Oct. 1. Ajax Telamon, 565.

Alcuin, Flaccus, 843; May 19. Ajax Flagellifer,' a play, 581. Aldegondes, St., Jan. 30. Akenside, Mark, Nov. 9, June 23. Aldhelm, see Adhelm. Alaleona, Joseph, April 5. Aldred, Archbishop, Sept. 11. • Alamanni, Luigi, Oct. 28, April 18. Aldric, St. Bishop, Jan. 7. Aland, Sir John, March 7. Aldrich, Bishop, March 25. Alaric, the Goth, 141, 197, 247, | Aldrich, Dean, Dec. 14. 571, 573, 583.

Aleander, Cardinal, Feb. 13, 1. Alasco, John, Jan. 13.

Alegambe, Philip, Sept. 6. Alava, Diego, March 17.

Alembert, John le Rond d’, Nov. Alba, calendar of, 121, 137, 839. 16, Oct. 29. Alban, St., June 22.

Aleppo, sack of, 743. Albani, Francis, March 17, Oct. 4. Ales, Alexander, April 23, March Albani, Cardinal, Dec. 2.

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