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"THE

NEW ENCYCLOPÆDIA;

OR,

UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY

OF

ARTS AND SCIENCES.

IN WHICH

TVt different Sciences and Arts ore digested into the Form of distinct 1)-eatises or Systems;

Including the *

LATEST DISCOVERIES AND IMPROVEMENTS;

Vm m BATCR-AL, CIVIL, MILITARY, AND COMMERCIAL HISTORY, AND BIOGRAPHY OF EMINENT MEN,

OF ALL NATIONS;

A DESCRIPTION OF

ALL THE COUNTRIES, CITIES, SEAS, RIVERS, &c. OF THE KNOWN WORLD.

Including alw>

THE WHOLE OF DR. JOnNSOWs

DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

CUfFOZD FROM EVERY SOURCE OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN LITERATURE; AND ILLUSTRATED WITH
UPWARDS OF THREE HUNDRED AND FORTY PLATES,

ASD A COMPLETE AND ACCURATE ATLAS.
IN TWENTY THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. XI.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR VERNOR, HOOD, AND SHARPE, 31, POULTRY;

AND THOMAS OSTELL, AVE MARIA LANE.

R. Morison, Printer, Perth.

1807.

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ENCYCLOPÆDIA PERTHENSIS.

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H A B

Tion, H was used by the ancients to denote homo, hxres, bora, &c. Thus H. B. stood for hxres bonarum; and H. S. corruptly for L L S. sesterce; and HA. for Hadtianus. III. As a NuMeral, H denotes 200; and with a dalh over it, H, 200,000.

* HA. interject. [ba, Latin.] 1. An expression of wonder, surprise, sudden question, or sudden exertion.—

You llia.ll look fairer ere I give or hazard:

What says the golden chest .' ba! let me see.

Sbak. Ha! what art thou! thou horrid headless) trunk!

It is my Hastings! Roxuei Jam Shor*.

a. An expression of laughter. Used with reduplication.—He faith among the trumpets ha, ba, and he smclleth the battle afar off. 'Job xxxix. 35. Ha, ba, 'tis what so long I wiih'd and vow'd j

Our pluts and delusions

Have wrought such confusions,

That the monarch's a stave to the crown, firjj.

HAA, an ille on the N. coast of Scotland, 3* miles SE. of Farout Head.

(1.) HAAG, or Hag, a town of Germany, in Bavaria, seated on a hill, on the W. tide of the Inn. Lon. 12. 23. E. Lat. 48. 16. N.

(2, 3.) Haac, 2 towns of Austria; r. ten miles SE. of Ens: 2. eight m. WNW. of Schwanstadt.

(1.) " HAAK. a./. A fish. Ainsrjmrtb.

(2.)H«wlK. SeeGADUt, N°6; and Hake, j ».

HAANO, one of the Hapaee Islands discovered by Ca"pt. Cook, in 1777, in the S. Pacific Qcean. Lon. 185. 43. E. Lat. 19. 41. S.

(x.) HAARBURG, a town and fort of Lunen. burg Zell, seated on the Seeve, 7 miles S. of Hamburg. It was taken by the French, and retaken by the Hanoverians in 1757. Lon. 27. ar. E. of Ferro. Lat. sj- 33- N.

(2.) Iiaarburg, a town ofSuabli.

HAAREN, 2 towns of Germany, in Westpha. )ia; 1. three miles NE. of Buren: a. two miles £. of Hatnin.

. HAARKIRCHEN, a town of Germany, in Austria, 3 miles N. of Efferdins;.

HABAKKUK, [piparr, Heb. i. e. a wrestler. J

one of the 12 lesser prophet", whose prophecies'

are taken into the canon of the Old Testament.

A Therr

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