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Evrti, in Leicestershire. Gestved (Louis Philip) Charles de Cossee, 1568. Paris. Rust II. R. Thomas Erasts, 1582. Basil.

Chris Cornelis, Edtmın Si e, 1977. Ora

6.1. Burtiem, 1776. Voons Lindass Bredli, 179.

The femasemble: Robert Buvie.

Peter Cilis, 179

rica (Birsen

General Mumturness, 1775.

James (Abbe) de Sade, 1778. Charles Francis L'Hommond,

1794. d. Paris.
na Juda Francis Marunontel, 1799.

de Hbberille, in Normandy.
Philip Francis, 1818 buried,

Obits of the St. Sabinus, Bp.

his companions St. Anysia, Mar

nica, 304.

Thou shall not bear i

Fame is the shade of immortality.


MPEY and Crassus triumph before their Consulate, B.C. 71. The mer had closed the ten years' war in Lusitania; and Crassus the reIt of Spartacus at home. Marcus Lucullus triumphed the same year, nging 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 storal homes in Mongolia beyond the Caspian to the confines of the altic was the cause (not the means) of the fall of the Roman EMPIRE. serting their forests before this swarm of Scythians, the Vandals, eves, Alani, and Burgundians (by the generic title of Goths), made eir first irruption westward, under King Radagaisus, the Barbarian of lecklenburg : they passed the Alps, the Po, and the Apennines, be- } eged Florence (a colony of the triumvirs), and threatened Rome erself, when by a potent victory at Fæsulæ Stilicho dispersed the remiant, 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.

O how anlike the chorus of the skies!
O how unlike those shouts of joy, that shake
The whole ethereal! How the concave rings!
To see creation's godlike aim, and end,
So well accomplish'd ! so divinely clos'd !
To see the mighty dramatist's last act
(As meet) in glory rising o'er the rest.
No fancy'd god, a god indeed, descends,
To solve all knots; to strike the moral home.





111. Titus Flavius Vespasianus, A.D. Bishop Egwine, 717. Evesham. Cal.

40, near the Septiconium. Richard, Earl of Clare, 1218. Sir John Holt, 1642, Thame. Richard, Duke of York, 1460. John Johnson, 1662, Friends- killed, Wakefield. bury, in Kent.

Eman. Alvarez, 1582. d. Evora. John Philips, 1676, Bampton. Eman. de Saa, 1596. d. Arona. George Wolfgang Knorr, 1705, John Baptist Van Helmont, Nuremberg.

1644. d. Holland.

Peter (Abbé) de Vallemont, Theft, or murder, is never 1721. d. Pont-Audemer. heard of amongst the Samojedes ; James Saurin, 1730. d. Hague. being in a manner devoid of Edward Holdsworth, 1747. d.

passions, they are strangers to Coleshill. injustice; they have no terms Dr. S. Madden, 1765, d. Ireland. in their language to denote vice James (Chevalier) St. George, and virtue, their extreme simpli- 1765. d. Rome. city has not yet permitted them Paul Whitehead, 1774. d. to form abstract ideas, they are Twickenham. (Wycombe.) wholly guided by pensation, and Elector Leopold Maximilian (of this is perhaps an incontestible Bavaria), 1777. proof that men naturally love Peter Camillus Almici, 1779. justice, when not blinded by in- John Tuberville Needham, 1781. ordinate passions.-Voltaire. d. Brussels.

Dr. John Charles Conrad OelObits of the Latin Church.

ricks, 1798. Berlin. St. Sabinus, Bp. of Assisium, and Thos. (Baron) Dimsdale, 1800.

his companions, martyrs, 304. Augustus Francis Herbin, 1806. St. Anysia, Martyr at Thessalo- Olaus Tychsen, 1815. Rostock.

nica, 304.

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.-Decalogue.

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Yet ah! remember, nor the god of wine,
Nor Pythian Phæbus from his inmost shrine,
Nor Dindymene, nor her priests possest,
Can with their sounding cymbals, shake the breast,
Like furious Anger in its gloomy vein,
Which neither temper'd sword, nor raging main,
Nor fire wide-wasting, nor tremendous Jove
Rushing in baleful thunders from above,
Can tame to Fear. Thus sings the poet's lay.


By the table of Petavius the Winter Solstice fell upon this day in the time of Hesiod, according to the marble, B. C. 944, which places the period of Homer thirty-seven years later.

The two illustrious governors of Thebes pursuing their success at Leuctra, invade Laconia at the solstice with fire and sword, and remained there four months, December, B.C.370. The Messenians were restored during this expedition. It was the first hostile step in Lacedæmon since its first establishment by the Dorians, when Hesiod Aourished. We collect that the • Theban' year began with the 'Julian' in the month Boucation. Alexander passed the Hellespont in the spring, B.C. 334, and having opened the gates of Asia at Grar is, we find him now reposing at Halicarnassus, which he reduced by storm. The restitution of the Carian queen (widow of Idrieus), expelled four years before by their brother Pixodarus, was a deed that became the youth of Pella. Artemisia, the sister and predecessor of this princess, erected the famous Mausoleum, and established eulogistic prizes to her husband's memory.

Titus. The destruction of Herod's temple took place ' upon’ the year of the thirty-first jubilee from the death of Moses.-See 7th September.

The society of the Jesuits is founded (now abolished), 1535.
Henry VIII. signs his last testament before 11 witnesses, 1546.
The first . Concert' is given at Whitefriars by John Banister, 1672.
The fall of Carlisle to the valiant Duke of Cumberland, 1745.

Vesta. Her temple fell at the great conflagration in the reign of Commodus, A. D. 191. Theodosius, who made Christianity the palladium of his empire, at length scattered the matronal embers. This sanctity originated with a finer sentiment than mere superstition ; but the ritual became contaminated, and the vast Good as the world increased in dotage was lost sight of by the soul, and smelted into Mammon.

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.-X Commandments :—Exodus xx.


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






Prid. Herman Boerbaave, 1668, Voor- Lucius Aurelius Commodus, hout, near Leyden.

1 A. D. 192. strangled, Rome. 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. Saviour's. Dr. G. F. Spurzheim, 1776, John Alphonso Borelli, 1679. Longuich vear Trêves. 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.

wich. (Burstow.) This is the first and

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. 1 1794. d. Paris.
St. Columba, Virgin, Martyr åt John Francis Marmontel, 1799.
Sens, 273.

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

English Church Calendar.) 1 Mortlake.
St. Melania, the Younger, of William Gifford, 1826. Westmr.

Jerusalem, 439.

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

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