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To ys surgiens apperteineth, that we do to every more healthy one could never have struggled against wight the best that we can; wher as we bea witholden, without those advantages.

Swift. and to our patient that we do no damage, wherfore it

Physicians, by just observations, grow up to an bappeth many a time and ofte, that whan twey men

honourable degree of skill in the art of healing. han, everich, wounded other o same surgien heleth

Watts. hem both. Chaucer. Tale of Melibeos.

Here the great masters of the healing art,
Shall I not then be stified in the vault,

Those mighty mock-defrauders of the tomb,
To whose foul mouth no healthsonne air breathes in, Spite of their juleps and catholicons,
And there be strangled ere my Romeo comes ?

Resign to fate!

Blair's Grace. Shakspeare. From labour health, from health contentment May be he is not well;

springs, Intirmity doth still neglect all office,

Contentment opes the source of every joy, Beattie. Whereto our health is bound.

Id.

And so all ye, who would be in the right
Those wounds heal that men du give themselves.

In health and purse, begin your day to date
Id.
From day-break,

Byron. Don Juan.
Come, love and health to all;
I drink to the' general joy of the whole table. Id.

HEALFANG, HEALSFANG, or HALSPANG, Such an exploit have I in hand,

[from halp, neck, and pangen, to contain, Sax.) Had you an healthful ear to hear it. Id. in the ancient English customs, signifies collisMany good and lealthful airs do appear by habita- trigium, or the punishment of the pillory: Pæna tion and proofs, that differ not in smell from other scilicet qua alicui collum stringatur. Healfang airs.

Bacon. is also taken for a pecuniary punishment or The best preservative to keep the mind in health, mulct, to commute for standing in the pillory; is the faithful admonition of a friend,

Id. and is to be paid either to the king or the chief He asked leave to begin two healths: the first was lord. Qui falsum testimonium dedit, reddat regi to the king's mistress, and the second to his wife.

vel terræ domino healfang.
Howel.

HEALTH. See Medicine.
Nothing in Nature's sober found

Health OP MARINERS, METHODS OF PREBut an eternal health goes round. Cowley.

See SEAMEN. He that spends his time in sports, is like him whose

HEAM, in beasts, the same as the aftergarment is all made of fringes, and his meat nothing bur sauces; they are heulthless, chargeable, and useless. birth in women. Thyme, penny-royal, winter

Taylor. savory, and common hore-hound, boiled in While they pervert pure nature's healthful rules white wine, and given to a mare, are esteemed To loathsome sickness; worthily since they

good to expel the heam. Dittany, applied in a God's image did not reverence in themselves. pessary, expels the heam, as well as the dead

Milton. foal; so also do fennel, hops, savin, angelica, Our healthful food the stomach labours thus, &c. At first embracing what it strait doth crush.

HEAP, n. s. & v.a. Sax. peap; Dut. and

Dryden. Heap'er, n. s. Scot. hoop ; Swed. hop. For peace at home, and for the public wealth,

HEAP'y, adj. S The primary idea is acI mean to crown a bowl to Cæsar's health, Id. Gardening or husbandry, and working in wood, are

cumulation ; a crowd; a throng; a cluster: to fit and healthy recreations for a man of study or busi- throw together; to lay up or hoard ; to add : any ness.

Locke.

thing lying on heaps. Adam knew no disease, so long as temperance frum Though the wicked heap up silver as the dust, and the forbidden fruit secured bim : Nature was his phy- raiment as the clay; the just shall put it on, and sician, and innocence and abstinence would have kept the innncent shall divide the silver. Job xxvii. 16. him healthful to immortality.

South. Heap on wood, kindle the fire. Ezek. xxiv. 10. The husbandman returns from the field, and from The dead were fallen down by heaps, one upon manuring his ground, strong and healthy, because in- another,

Wisd. xviii. 23. nocent and laborious.

Id. And if that Love aught let his bridel go, Who would not believe that our Saviour healed the Al that now loveth, asonder should lepe sick, and raised the dead, when it was published by And lost were al that Love halt now to hepe. those who themselves often did the same miracles?

Chaucer. Troilus and Cresside. Addison

For those of old, To the winds the inhabitants of Geneva ascribe the And the late dignities heaped up to them, healthfulness of their air ; for as the Alps surround We rest your hermits.

Shakspeare. them on all sides, there would be a constant stagna

The way to lay the city fat,
tion of vapours, did not the north wind put them in And bury all which yet distinctly ranges,
motion.

Id. on Italy.
In heaps and piles of ruin.

Id. Health is the faculty of performing all actions A cruel tyranny; a heap of vassals and slaves, no proper to a human body, in the most perfect manner. freemen, no inheritance, po stirp or ancient families. Quincy.

Bacon. Air and exercise contribute to make the animal How great the credit was, wherein that oracle was healthy.

Arbuthnot. preserved, may be gathered from the vast riches which After separation of the eschar, I deterged and were there heaped up from the offerings of all the healed. Wiseman. Grecian nations.

Temple. A fontanel had been made in the same leg, which They who will make profession of painting, must he forced to heal up, by reason of the pain. I. heap up treasures out of their reading, and there will

Temperance, industry, and a publick spirit, running find many wonderful means of raising themselves through the whole body of the people in Holland, above others.

Dryden. hath preserved an infant commonwealth, of a sickly An universal cry resounds aloud; ronstitution, through so many dangers, as a much The sailors run in heaps, a helpless crowd. Id.

Huge heaps of slain around the body rise. I. Words, be they never so few, are too many, when" At her feet were laid they benefit not the hearer.

Id The sceptres of the earth, exposed on heaps, If we profess, as Peter did, that we love the Lord, To cbuse where she would reign.

Id. and profess it in the hearing of men; charity is prone Venice in its first beginnings had only a few heaps to hear all things, and therefore charitable men are of earth for its dominions. Addison on Italy. likely to think we do so.

Id. To exult

He affirmed, by hearsay, that some giants saved Even o'er an enemy oppressed, and heap themselves upon the mountain Baris in Armenia. Affliction on the afflicted, is the mark

Raleigh's History. And the mean triumph of a dastard soul.

The hearers will shed tears,
Id, Cato.

And say, Alas! it was a piteous deed!
Where a dim gleam the paly lanthorn throws

Shakspeare. O'er the mid pavement, heapy rubbish grows. Gay.

Tell thou the lamentable fall of me,
Scarce his head

And send the hearers weeping to their beds. Id. Raised o'er the heapy wreath, the branching elk

The youngest daughter, whom you hearken for, Lies slumbering sullen in the white abyss.

Her father keeps from excess of suitors. Id. Thomson.

He hearkens after prophecies and dreams. Id.
HEAR, v.q.&v.n. Sax.þyran, beancman;
HEAR'ER, n. s. Goth. heyra; Teut. hoe-

They do me too much injury,
That ever said I hearken for death.

your HEAR'ING, n. S. ran; Belg. hooran. The

If it were so, I might have let alone HEARK'EN, 0. n. difference between hear

The' insulting hand of Douglas over you.

Id. HEARK'ENER, n. s. and hearken: to hear is

The French ambassador upon that instant HEAR'SAY, 11. s. simply the act of the ear;

Craved audience; and the hour, I think, is come to hearken, an act of the ear and mind, implying

To give him a hearing.

Id. effort voluntarily made. Hear has the following

You have been talked of since your travels much, meanings :-To enjoy the sense by which sounds and that in Hamlet's hearing, for a quality are distinguished; to listen; to be told ; to per- Wherein they say you shine. Id. Hamlet. ceive; give audience; to obey; to attend favor

Bees are called with sound upon brass, and thereably; to try; to attend; to acknowledge a title: fore they have hearing. Bacon's Nat. Hist. hearer, one who attends discourses orally de

Plays in themselves have peither hopes nor fears; livered; one of an audience : hearken, to listen Their fate is only in their hearers' ears. Ben Jonson. eagerly or curiously; to attend ; hearsay, ru

Since 'tis your command, what you so well mor; report.

Are pleased to hear, I cannot grieve to tell. Hearken unto me, thou son of Zippor. Numbers.

Denham. Hear the causes and judge righteously.

Or hearest thou rather pure ethereal stream, Deut. i. 16. Whose fountain who shall tell ?

Milton. In our hearing the king charged thee, beware that So spake our mother Eve, and Adam heard, none touch Absalom. 2 Sam. xviii, 12, Well pleased, but answered not.

I. A scorner heareth not rebuke.

Proverbs,

Great laughter was in heaven,
Hear the word at my mouth, and give them warn And looking down, to see the hubbub strange,
ing from me.
Ezek. iii. 17. And hear the din.

Milton. I was bowed down at the hearing of it; I was dis

On earth mayed at the seeing of it.

Hos'a. Who against faith or conscience can be heard They think they shall be heard for their much Infallible ?

Id. speaking.

Matthew. And so was she dulled withal, that we could come I have heard by many of this man. Acts, ix. 13. so near as to hear her speeches, and yet she not per

Agrippa and Bernice entered into the place of ceive the hearers of her lamentation. Sidney. hearing.

Acts

Por prey these shepherds two he took, He sent for Paul, and heard him concerning the Whose metal stiff he knew he could not bend faith in Christ.

Id, xxiv. 24. With hearsay pictures, or a window look. Id. To-day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your

The readers are the jury to decide according the hearts.

Hebrews.

merits of the cause, or to bring it to another hearing But only for the fece thus she cried,

before some other court.

Dryden. And wept, that it wos pitee for to here.

The gaping three-mouthed dog forgets to snarl;
Chaucer. The Knightes Tale.

The furies hearken, and their snakes uncurl.
Ful swetely herde he confession,

Louder and yet more loud, I hear the alarms
And plesant was his absolution.

Of human cries :
Id. Prologue to the Canterbury Tales.

I mount the terrass, thence the town survey,
Now let us ride and herkeneth what I say, And hearken what the fruitful sounds convey.

Id. And with that word we riden forth our way;

And sure he heard me, but he would not hear. And he began with a right mery chere,

Id. His tale anon, and saide as ye shul here,

The fox had the good luck to be within heuring. Id.

L'Estrange. While that this king sit thus in his nobley, Herking his ministralles hir thinges pley,

This, of eldest parents, leaves us more in the dark, Beforne him at his bord delisiously

who, by divine institution, has a right to civil power, In at the halle dore, al sodenly,

than those who never heard any thing at all of heir Ther came a knight upon a stede of bros.

or descent,

Locke. Id. The Squieres Tale.

Those who put passion in the place of reason, nei. St. John and St. Matthew, which have recorded

ther use their own, nor hearken to other people's reathese sernions, heard them; and being hearers, did

son, any farther than it suits their bumour. Id. think themselves as well respected as the Pharisees. I must beg the forbearance of censure, till I have

Hooker. becn heard out in the sequel of this discourse. Id.

Id.

Hear of such a crime

king at arms. At the first chapter held in 1786 be As tragic poets, since the birth of time,

was knighted. At the age of eighty-four Sir Isaac Ne'er feigned.

Tate's Juvenal.

went to Brussels, where he invested the king Those of different principles may be betrayed to of the Netherlands with the order of the garter ; give you a fair hearing, and to know what you have to

and thence to Vienna, to perform the same say for yourself.

Addison. All the little scramblers after fame fall upon him, ceremony to the emperor of Austria. The last publish every blot in his life, and depend upon heara public service in which he engaged was that of say to defame him.

Id.

attending the funeral of his late majesty, with Hearest thou submissive, but a lowly birth?

whom he had been a great favorite. Sir Isaac

Prior. died at the heralds' college, April 29th 1822, Sound is nothing but a certain modulation of the having seen, with the infant of the princess external air, which, being gathered by the external Charlotte, six generations of the Brunswick air, beats, as is supposed, upon the membrana tym- family. He was buried in St. George's Chape! pani, which moves the four little bones in the tympa- at Windsor. nui : in like manner, as it is beat by the external

HEARNE (Thomas), a learned antiquary, air, these little bones move the internal air which is and classical editor, was born at White Waltham in the tympanum and vestibulum; which internal air Berkshire, where his father was parish clerk and makes an impression upon the auditory nerve in the school-master about 1678. After acquiring a labyrinth and cochlea, accordivg as it is moved by the little bones in the tympanum : so that, according knowledge of Latin and Greek, he was taken to the various reflections of the external air, the in. into the house of a Mr. Cherry, of Shottesternal air makes various impressions upon the audi- brooke, with whom the celebrated Henry Dodwell tory nerve, the immediate oryan of hearing; and then resided, to whose instructions Hearne apthese different impressions represent different sounds. pears to have been indebted. He was sent in

Quincy. 1696 to Edmund Hall, Oxford, where he was emHe who makes much necessary, will want much; ployed by Dr. Mill and Dr. Grabe in the coland, wearied with the difficulty of the attainment, lation of MSS., and obtained his degrees in will hearken after any expedient that offers to shorten

arts : in 1701 he was made assistant to Dr. his way to it.

Rogers. Hudson, the keeper of the Bodleian library, Vice heard his fame, she read his bill,

when he greatly improved Hyde's catalogue of Convinced of his inferior skill She sought his booth, and from the crowd

that literary collection. In 1712 he was apDefyed the man of art aloud. Gay's Fables. pointed second librarian; and in 1715 archityThe goddess heard.

Pope:

pographer and esquire beadle of the civil law; There's not a blessing individuals find,

but he soon resigned these offices, through But some way leans and hearkens to the kind. Id.

scrupling to take the oath of allegiance to George Her hearers had po share

I. He however continued to reside at Edmund In all she spoke, except to stare. Swift.

Hall, where he died June 10th 1735. His labors Hear it not ye stars,

were almost exclusively those of an editor, in

which character he merits the praise of accuAnd thou pale moon ! turn paler at the sound.

Young.

racy and fidelity. He published editions of All Nature fades extinct; and she alone

Livy, Justin, and Eutropius; but his publicaHeard, felt, and seen possesses every thought

tions chiefly consist of the monastic and other Fills every sense, and pants in every vein.

ancient chronicles of our history. Among the

Thomson. rarest is the Acts of the Apostles in Greek and And her voice was the warble of a bird,

Latin, from a MS. in the Bodleian library. So soft, so sweet, so delicately clear,

HEARNE (Thomas), was born in 1744, at That finer, simpler music ne'er was heard : Binkworth, in Wiltshire, and learned the art of The sort of sound we echo with a tear,

engraving from the ingenious Woollet; but did Without knowing why-an overpowering tone not afterwards follow that profession; being Whence melody descends as from a throne.

engaged by Sir Ralph Payne, governor of the Byron.

Leeward Íslands, to go out with him as a Heard signifies a keeper, and is sometimes draughtsman. On his return to England he initial; as heard-heart a glorious keeper: some applied to the study of Gothic architecture and times final, as cyneheard, a royal keeper.—Gib- landscape; and, in conjunction with Mr. Byrne, son's Camden. It is now written herd; as cow- undertook the Antiquities of Great Britain, herd, a cow-keeper; Saxon þýsd.

for which he made the whole of the drawings. HEARD (Sir Isaac), the late venerable garter He seldom attempted bold scenery, but for truth principal king at arms, was born at Ottery St. and chasteness of coloring has seldom been surMary in Devonshire, December 10th, 1730. passed. He was a member of the Society of He entered early in life into the naval service, Antiquaries : and the leader of all that is exceland had a narrow escape for his life on the coast lent in modern landscape painting in water of Africa, by falling overboard with the main- colors. He died April 13th, 1818. mast of the ship; but was saved by the exertions HEARSE, or HERSE, n. s. Barb. Lat. hersia; of a companion, Kingsmill, who afterwards

or Goth. hirdu, to environ, or enclose. A carbecame an admiral. In 1759, being only a mid- riage in which the dead are conveyed to the shipman, he was appointed by the favor of the grave; a temporary monument set earl of Effingham the acting earl marshal, blue

grave. mantle pursuivant of arms. In 1761 he was made

To add to your laments Lancaster herald; in 1774 Norroy; in 1780 Cla Wherewith you now bedew king Henry's hearse, rencieux, by patent: ahd in 1784 garter principal I must inform you of a dismal sight. Shakspeare.

over

Id.

Id.

Underneath this marble herse

Snakes in my heart blood warmed, that sting my Lies the subject of all verse. Ben Jonson.

heart. And as they Nature's cradle decked,

Our battle is more full of names than yours, Will in green age her hearse expect.

Marvell. Our men more perfect in the use of arms,

Our armour all as strong, our cause the best ; HEART, n. s. Sax. beont; Swed. hærd;

Then reason wills our hearts should be as good. Teut. hertz. The muscle which by its contrac

Id. tion and dilatation propels the blood through the I will on with my speech in your praise, course of circulation, and is therefore considered And then show you the heart of my message. as the source of vital motion. It is supposed in

Id. popular language to be the seat sometimes of I bid the rascal knock upon your gate, courage, sometimes of affection, sometimes of And could not get him for my heart to do it. honesty or baseness. The chief part; the vital

Id. part; the vigorous or efficacious part; the inner

I gave it to a youth, part of any thing. Person; character; used with

A prating boy, that beggod it as a fee :

I could not for my heart deny it him. Id. respect to courage or kindness. Seat of love;

The king's a bawcock, and a heart of gold. affection; inclination; memory: though South

A lad of life, an imp of fame.

Id. seems to distinguish. Good-will; ardor of zeal.

Hey, my hearts ; cheerly my hearts. Id. To take to heart any thing is to be zealous or

What says my heart of elder? Ha! is he dead? solicitous or ardent about it. Anxiety; concern; secret recesses of the mind; disposition. The I've seen thee stern, and thou hast oft beheld heart is considered as the seat of tenderness: a Heart-hardening spectacles.

Id. hard heart therefore is cruelty. To find in the Whatsoever was attained to, concerning God and heart, to be not wholly aversé. Secret meaning his working in nature, the same was delivered over or intention; conscience; strength; vigor ; effi- by heart and tradition from wise men to a posterity cacy; the utmost degree of feeling; life. For equally zealous.

Raleigh. my heart seems sometimes to signify, if life were Try whether leaves of trees, swept together, with at stake; and sometimes for tenderness. This some chalk and dung mixed, to give them more.

Bacon. word is much used in composition with other heart, would not make a good compost. words to which it gives the idea of cordiality,

If he would take the business to heart, and deal in or extreme of feeling; as in the following ex

it effectually, it would succeed well.

Id. amples.

Barley being steeped in water, and turned upon a Joab perceived that the king's heart was towards dry flour, will sprout half an inch; and if it be let Absalom.

Id. 2 Sam.

alone, much more, until the heart be out. Michal saw king David leaping and dancing before The king's forces are employed in appeasing disthe Lord, and she despised him in her heart. orders more near the heart of the kingdom. Id. vi. 16.

Hayward. What pretty man is this

Means how to feel, and learn each other's heart, That rometh here ? now, truly, drinke ne mete

By the' abbot's skill of Westminster is found. Nede I not have, mine herte for joye doth bete

Daniel. Him to beholde, so is he godely freshe ;

The lady marchioness of Hertford engaged her It seemeth, for love, his herte is tendre and neshe. bushand to take this business to heart. Clarendon.

Chaucer. The Court of Love. Amongst those who took it most to heart, Sir John Wide was the wound; and a large lukewarin flood, Stawell was the chief. Red as the rose, thence gushed grievously,

Having left that city well provided, and in good That when the painim spyed the streaming blood, heart, bis majesty removed with his little army to Gave him great heart and hope of victory.

Bewdley

Id. Spenser. Faerie Queene.

Eve, recovering heart, replyed. Milton. There did other like unhappy accidents happen

Nor set thy heart, out of England, which gave heart and good oppor Thus over-fond, on that which is not thine. Id. tunity to them to regain their old possessions.

Profoundly skilled in the black art,

Spenser. As English Merlin for his heart. Hudibras. Every man's heart and conscience doth in good or He with providence and courage so passed over evil, even secretly committed, and known to none all, that the mother took such spiteful grief at it, that but itself, either like or disallow itself. Hooker. her heart brake withal, and she died. Sidney.

If he take not their causes to heart, how should For my breaking the laws of friendship with you, there be but in them frozen coldness, when his affec- I could find in my heart to ask you pardon for it, but tions seem benumbed, from whom theirs should take that your now handling of me gives me reason to fire ?

Id, confirm my former dealing.
This gay charm,

If it please you to make his fortune known, I will Like a right gipsy, hath, at fast and loose, after take heart again to go on with his falsehood.

Id. Beguiled me to the very heart of loss.

Shakspeare. Doing all things with so pretty a grace, that it Set your heart at rest;

seemed ignorance could not make him do amiss, beThe fairy land buys not the child of me. Id. cause he had a heart to do well.

Id. Thou wouldest have left thy dearest heart blood

Every moment there,

I'm from thy sight, the heart within my bosom Rather than made that savage duke thine heir,

Moans like a tender infant in its cradle, And disinherited thine only son,

Id. Whose nurse had left it. I thank you for my venison, master Shallow.

Otway. Venice Preserved. - Master Page, such good do it your good heart. Generally the inside or heart of trees is harder than Id. the outward parts.

Boyle. VOL. XI.

H

Id.

Id.

A friend raakes me a feast, and sets all before me, The heart is like the sky, a part of heaven, but I set my heart upon one dish alone, and if that But changes night and day too, like the sky; happen to be thrown down, I scorn all the rest.

Now o'er it clouds and thunder must be driven,

Temple. And darkness and destruction as on high • The expelled nations take heart, and when they But when it hath been scrrched, and pierced, ana fly from one country invade another.

Id.

riven, Then mixing powerful herbs with magick art,

Its storms expire in water-drops ; the eye She changed his form who could not change his heart. Pours forth at last the heart's-blood turned to tears,

Dryden. Which make the English climate of our years. What did I not, her stubborn heart to gain ?

Byron. Don Juan, But all my vows were answered with disdain. Id.

HEART. See Anatomy, Index.

PhysiThat the spent earth may gather heart again,

ologists and anatomists have from time to And, bettered by cessation, bear the grain. II. Here in the heart of all the town I'll stay,

time attempted to make estimates of the force And timely succour where it wants convey. Id.

of the blood in the heart and arteries; but

have differed as widely from each other, as they We all set our hearts at rest, since whatever comes from above is for the hest.

L'Estrange.

have from the truth, for want of sufficient data. Tis well to be tender ; but to set the heart too

This set the ingenious Dr. Hales upon making much upon any thing is what we cannot justify. Id. proper experiments, to ascertain the force of the

Finding that it did them no hurt, they look heart blood in the veins and arteries of several aniupon't, went up to't, and viewed it.

Id. mals. If, according to Dr. Keil's estimate, the Would you have him open his heart to you, and left ventricle of a man's heart throws out in each ask your advice, you must be in to do so with bim systole an ounce or 1.638 cubic inches of blood, first.

Locke. and the area of the orifice of the aorta be We call the committing of a thing to memory the =0.4187, then, dividing the former by this, the getting it by heart ; for it is the memory that must quotient 3.9 is the length of the cylinder of transmit it to the heart; and it is in vain to expect blood which is formed in passing through the that the heart should keep its hold of any truth, when aorta in each systole of the ventricle; and, in the memory has let it go.

South. Every prudent and honest man would join himself of 292.5 inches in length will pass: this is at

the seventy-five pulses of a minute, a cylinder to that side which had the good of their country most at heart.

Addison,

the rate of 1462 feet in an hour. But, the systole Such iron hearts we are, and such

of the heart being performed in one-third of The base barbarity of hunian kind. Rowe. this time, the velocity of the blood in that inLearned men have been now a long time searching stant will be thrice as much, viz. at the rate of after the bappy country from which our first parents 4386 feet in an hour, or seventy-three feet in a were exiled : if they can find it, with all my heart. minute. And if the ventricle throws out one

Woodward.

ounce in a pulse, then, in the seventy-five pulses Ah. what avails it me the flocks to keep,

of a minute, the quantity of blood will be equal Who lost my heurt while I preserved my sheep!

to 4.4 lbs. 11 oz.; and in thirty-four minutes a

Pope. Shall I in London act this idle part?

quantity equal to a middle-sized man,

viz. 158 Composing songs for fools to get by heart. Id.

lbs. will pass through the heart. But if, with Men, some to pleasure, some to business take

Dr. Harvey and Dr. Lower, we suppose 2 oz. But every woman is, at heart, a rake.

Id.

of blood, that is 3.276 cubic inches, to be Prest with heart-corroding grief and years,

thrown out at each systole of the ventricle, then To the gay court a rural shed prefers. Id. the velocity of the blood in entering the orifice I would not be sorry to find the Presbyterians mis- of the aorta will be double the former, viz. at taked in this point, which they have most at heart. the rate of 146 feet in a minute, and a quantity

Swift. of blood equal to the weight of a man's body What I have most at heart is, that some method will pass in half the time, viz. seventeen mishould be thought on for ascertaining and fixing our

nutes. If we suppose, what is probable, that language.

Id. Care must be taken not to plow ground out of heart, to the carotid artery of a man, and that the

the blood will rise 7+1 feet high in a tabe fixed because if 'tis in heart, it may be improved by marl inward area of the left ventricle of his heart is again.

Mortimer.
A fonder parent Nature never knew,

equal to fifteen square inches, these, multiplied And as his age increased his fondness grew.

into 7x1 feet, give 1350 cubic inches of blood, A parent's love ne'er better was bestowed ; which presses on that ventricle, when it first The pious daughter in her heart o'erflowed. begins to contract a weight equal to 15-5 lbs.

Young. Force of Religion. What Dr. Hales thus calculated from suppoNot kings alone,

sition, with regard to mankind, he actually exEach villager has his ambition too;

perimented upon horses, dogs, fallow-does, &c., No sultan prouder than his fettered slave; by fixing tubes in orifices opened in their veins Slaves build their little Babylons of straw,

and arteries; by observing the several heights to Echo the proud Assyrian in their hearts,

which the blood rose in these tubes as they lay And cry—Behold the wonders of my might.'

Id. Night Thoughts.

on the ground; and by measuring the capa

cities of the ventricles of the heart and orifices But these thou must renounce, if lust of wealth E’er win its way to thy corrupted heart;

of the arteries. And, that the reader may the For ah! it poisons like a scorpion's dart. Beattie.

more readily compare the said estimates togeO cruel! will no pang of pity pierce

ther, he has given a table of them, ranged in the That heart by lust of lucre scared to stone ? Id. following order.

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