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And ever, against eating cares,
V. Id. 9.
Gustavus Adolphus the Great, Pius IV. John Angelo de' Me1594, Stockholm.
dicis (Pope), 1565.
St. Paul's Cathedral.
near Twycross, Leicestershire. Edward Hyde, Earl of ClarenPhilip V.(of Spain),O.S. 1683, don, 1674. died, Rouen. Versailles.
(Westminster Abbey.) Thomas Mortimer, 1730, Carey John Oldham, 1683. HolmeStreet, Lincoln's Inn Fields. Pierrepont.
Paul Segneri, 1694. d. Rome. Democritus would have Con- Pedro II. (of Portugal), 1706. cord like a fair virgin, holding in John Reinhold Forster, 1798. one hand a pomegranate, in the d. Halle in Sarony. other a bundle of myrtle ; for such Joseph Bramah, 1814. d. Pimis the nature of these trees, that
if they be planted though a good space one from the other, they will meet, and with twining one
It is not the quantity of the embrace the other.- Peacham.
meat, but the cheerfulness of the
guests, which makes the feast; Obits of the Latin Church.
it was only at the feast of the The seven Martyrs at Samosata Centaurs, where they ale with in Syria, 297.
one hand, and had their drawn St. Leocadia of Toledo, Virgin swords in the other ; where there Martyr, 304.
is no peace, there can be no feast. St. Wulfhilde, Virgin, Abbess of Clarendon-of Conscience. Barking and of Horton, c.990.
Fine Counterfesance, and unhurtful Sport,
There let Hymen oft appear
The Numbers. The · Ennead,' or nine, is produced from the first perfect number, or three. Its names were Ocean, Prometheus, Horizon.
This day agrees with the first of the Armenian month Caghozi. The Faunalia upon the present day are kept according to Struvius. Menenius Agrippa meets the Plebeian seceders, encamped on the Mons Sacer near to Rome, and delivers to them there the memorable apologue of the belly and the members, B. C. 493.–See Shakspeare.
A great frost mentioned by Matthew Paris began upon this day, which continued 2 months and 10 days, 1150. Both horse and foot passed over the Thames. In that year all the prelates in council were shut up by King Stephen, for refusing to crown his son ; more remarkable for the appearance of Gratian's twenty-four years' labour-the “ Decretals.”
FORTUNE THEATRE. The first regular dramatic Theatre in the City' was destroyed by fire, Sunday, 1621. This square and spacious building stood between Whitecross-street and Golding-lane in Cripplegate, and cost its late proprietor, “Ned Alleyn," with the grounds, £1,320. Within two years she lifted her head again “ far fairer.” It appears to have been first opened about the 25th of July, 1600, by the Earl of Nottingham's servants. The model was framed upon Shakspeare's theatre, the Globe, then new-erected, with a pit, boxes, and “ two-penny rooms." Alleyn retired from the stage to Dulwich in 1617.
LORD CLARENDON. The historian of the Rebellion passed the last six years of his life in exile, the former three at Montpelier, where he finished that splendid monument of his genius and impartiality. His “Essays” belong to the language : they express the man, showing his unfitness for a station, where integrity and decency caught no reflection from the court. Luxury is the great traitor (reformer) in states.
The Muses. These are the seven wandering and visible stars who by their just gradations of tone, from magnitude, celerity, and distance, compose (with Vesta and Luna) the Universal Chorus. Saturn is called hypaté (the highest), and the Moon, neaté (the lowest) in the joint symphony. }
These delights if thou canst give, Mirth, with thee I mean to live. -Milton.
A voice as of the cherub-choir,
1282. killed, Bluit. 10.
William Hogarth, 1697, St. Edmund Gunter, 1626. St. Pe-
ter's, Broad Street.
ple Church Dr. Samuel Knight, 1746. Blun
tesham. The second in green, is Aglaia John Joseph Sue, 1792. Paris. delectable and pleasant conver- Jon. Battishill, 1801, St. Paul's. sation : her office to entertain John Christian Schreber, 1810. assemblies, and keep societies together with fair familiarity.
The first in citron colour, is Her device, within a ring of natural affection, called Storgé, clouds, a heart with shine about given us to procure our good ; it; the word, curarum nubila and as this handmaid of reason pello: an allegory of Cynthia's is without harm, so are none light, which no less clears the without it: her place in the sky than her fair mirth the heart. courtof Perfection was to quicken
minds in the pursuit of honour.
Her device is a perpendicular Obits of the Latin Church. level, upon a cube or square ; St. Eulalia, Virgin, Martyr at
the word, se suo modulo; alMerida, in Spain, c. 304.
luding to that true measure of St. Eulalia (another) Virgin one's self, which, as every one
Martyr at Barcelona. ought to make, so it is most St. Melchiades (or Miltiades), conspicuous in thy divine examPope, 314.
Wouldst thou still have them shine as first they shone,
There he arriving, round about doth fly,
THE NUMBERS. The 'Decad' is the greatest number, at which every nation stops. Its names were, the World, because it comprehends all ; and Heaven, as being the most perfect. It makes the first square, 1,2,3, 4.
The tenth day of the Hebrew month Thebet was observed as a fast in memory of the investment of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar, B.C. 590. -See 9th June. Zechariah promises the extinction of this day of grief in joy and feasting, upon the restoration of the house of Judalı, B.C. 518.
The immortal day when TRIBUNEs for the Roman people were first chosen, the anniversary afterwards of their authority, B. C. 493.
EPICURUS. The death of this great philosopher took place upon the ' tenth' day of Gamelion, having 3 days before observed his 71st anniversary, B.C. 270. His birth-day was still kept in Pliny's time.
Rome opens her gates to Belisarius ; the garrison departed without molestation along the Flaminian way; and the city, after sixty years servitude, was delivered from the yoke of the barbarians. Leutheris, the Gothic chief, he sent bearing the keys of Rome to his imperial master, A. D. 536. The year and day are precisely ascertained by Pagi.
The League of Cambray is formed against the Venetian power, 1508. The Pope, the Emperor, and the Kings of France and Spain were parties.
An order of council, which forbad any catholic recusant to visit at St. James's, or to walk in the park, 1674. It was rigidly executed.
Luther destroys the Bull against himself, with the works of the antireformers, in a public fire behind the walls of Wittemberg, 1520.
Queen Elizabeth signs the warrant for the execution of Mary, 1586.
Newton addresses on this day, 1672, his well-known Letter to Mr. Collins, one of the Secretaries of the Royal Society, containing the principles of the Auxional calculus, the discovery of which was claimed by Leibnitz, in his “ Nova Methodus,” published in October, 1684.
Carlisle is retaken from the rebels, 1745.-Commercial Panic of 1825.
There is a necessity that all men should love their country: he that professeth the contrary may be delighted with his words, but his heart is there.—Jonson.
Ah, Ignorance ! soft salutary power
Dr. Wm. Cullen, 1712, Hamil- Michael VIII. Paleologus (Emton, in Lanarkshire.
peror), 1282. Paul Joseph Barthez, 1734, Thomas Sutton, 1611. d. Hack. Montpelier.
ney. (Chartreuse Chapel.) Dionysius Petavius, 1652. d.
Clermont College, Paris. Affliction sitting on the sea. Joachim Kuhnius, 1697. died, shore, traced on the sand, with Strasburg.
a branch of willow, a figure Sir Roger L'Estrange, 1704. St. which she called a man, and Giles' in the Fields.
Jupiter passing that way, in-Charles XII.(of Sweden), 1718. spired it with life. A contest
Thomas King (Actor), 1805.
tian, Martyrs at Amiens, 287. an assembly of the Gods, where St. Damusus, Pope, 384. it was decided that " Man" St. Daniel of Maratha, the Sty- should be the property of Affliclite, 494.
tion during his life time, return to Earth when dead, and his spirit to Jupiter, who gave it.
Reflect on the busy dream of the day.