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heeze, to tease, to currycomb. *"hill-horse, shaft-horse. Was 'ick, to pitch. *** **ick-axes, fingers. to ‘icked, foppish. # * *ickers, | hands. * *icking, insignificant. * ...”ickt-hatch, a place noted for bro. . thels. * - 'ick-thank, a parasite. ...”iece, a contemptuous term for a * woman. ... *ied ninny, a fool. Pieled, shaven. Pight, pitched, fixed. ," Pilcher, the scabbard. Piled, deprived of hair. * - Pilled, pillaged. * Pin, a term in archery. * Pin and web, disorder of the eye. o Pinfold, a pound. *** Pix, the box that contains the host. * Place, a mansion. * Placket, a petticoat. Plague, punish. "Plainly, openly. ** Plaited, complicated. or Plantage, plantain. * Planched, made of planks. or Plant, the foot. *** Plates, silver money. "ra Platforms, schemes. 'r r Plausive, gracious, applauded. * Plurisy, plethory. ... - Pleached, folded. * Plot, portion. * Point, negative. ... = Point, hooks used to fasten up -- - breeches. ... • Point-de-vice, exactly. ... • Points, tags to laces. -- Poize, weight. r_- Polack, a Polander. ... Polled, bared. ... • Pomander, a perfume ball - Pomewater, an apple. Poor-john, salted fish. ... Popinjay, a parrot. e Popularity, intercourse with the * * vulgar. - Porpentine, porcupine. Port, deportment. Port, a gate. Portable, bearable. Portance, behaviour. Possess, to inform. Potch, to push. , Potents, potentates. Poulter, poulterer. Pouncet-box, a perfume-box. Power, an army. IPractise, stratăgems. Prank, to adorn. Precept, a justice's warrant. Precisian, a puritan. Preeches, flogged. Prefer, to offer. Pregnant, ready. Prenominate, fore-named. Prest, ready. Pretend, to intend. Prevent, to anticipate, Pricket, a buck of the second year. Prig, to pilfer. Prime, sprightliness of youth. Primer, of more consequence. Primero, a game at cards.


Princox, a coxcomb. Probal, probable.

Prodigious, portentous.
Prosace, much good may it do you.
Profane, grossly talkative.
Progress, a royal journey of state.
Prognostication, almanack.
Project, to shape.
Prolixious, coy, delaying.
Proof, puberty.
Prompture, suggestion.
Prone, humble, also prompt.
Propagate,to advance, to improve.
Proper, handsome.
Proper-false, deceitful.
Propertied, possessed.
Properties, incidental necessaries
to a theatre.
Property, due performance.
Propose, to imagine, to converse.
Proposing, conversing.
Provand, provender,
Provost, sheriff or gaoler.
Prune, to plume.
Pugging, thievish.
Puke, a sort of russet colour.
Purchase, stolen goods.
Purchased, unjustly acquired.
Purl, to curl.
Purlieu, border.
Pursuivants, heralds.
Pussel, a low wench.
Put to know, forced to acknow-
Putter-out, one who lends money
on interest.
Putting-on, incitement.
Puttock, a hawk.


Quail, to sink, to faint, to be van

quished. Quaint, fantastical, also graceful. Quaintly, skilfully. Quaint-mazes, a game. Quaked, terrified. Quality, confederates; condition. Quarrel, a quarreller. Quarry, the game after it is killed. Quart d'écu, the fourth of a French

Quat, a scab.
Queasy, squeamish.
Quell, to murder.
Quench, to grow cool.
Quern, a hand-mill.
Quest, pursuit.
Question, conversation.
Questrist, one who seeks another.
Quests, reports.
Quiddits, subtleties.
Quietus, discharge.
Quillets, law chicane.
Quintain, a post set up for various

Quips, scoffs.
Quire, to play in concert.
Quiver, nimble, active.
Quote, to observe.


R, dog's letter.
Rabato, a neck ornament.
Race, original disposition, also

flavour. -
Rack, wreck.
Rack, to exaggerate.
Rack, to harass by exactions.
Rack, the fleeting away of the

Rag, an opprobrious epithet.
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Rake, to cover.
Ram, rain.
Rampallion, a strumpet.
Rank, rate or pace.
Rank, rapidly grown.
Rapt, enraptured.
Rapture, a fit.
Rarely, curiously.
Rascal, lean deer.
Rash... remonstrance, premature
discovery. '
Raught, reached.
Ravin, to devour eagerly.
Ravined, glutted with prey.
Rawly, suddenly.
Rayed, i.
Razed, slashed.
Raze, a bale.
Rear-mouse, a bat.
Reason, discourse.
Rebeck, a musical instrument.
Recheat, a horn, a tune to call
the dogs back.
Receipt, receptacle.
Receiving, ready apprehension.
Receate, a hunting term.
Reck, to care for:
Reckless, careless.
Record, to sing.
Recorders, a kind of flute.
Recure, to recover. -
Red-lattice phrases, alehouse talk.
§.I. the St. Antony's fire.
Reechy, discoloured with smoke.
Reels, wheels.
Refel, to confute.
Refer, to reserve to.
Regard, look.
Regiment, government.
Regreet, exchange of salutation.
Reguerdon, recompense.
Rheumatic, capricious.
Relume, to relight.
Remorse, pity.
Remotion, removal.
Removes, journies.
Render, to describe.
Renege, to renounce.
Reports, reporters.
Reproof, confutation.
Repugn, to resist.
Reputing, boasting.
Reserve, to preserve.
Resolve, to be assured.
Resolve, to dissolve,
Respective, respectful.
Respectively, respectfully.
Resty, mouldy.
Retailed, handed down.
Retort, to refer back.
Reverh, to reverberate.
Revolt of mien, change of com-
Revolts, rebels.
Rib, to enclose.
Ribald, a lewd fellow.
Rid, to destroy.
Rift, split.
Riggish, wanton.
Rigol, a circle.
Rim, money.
Ringed, encircled.
Rivage, the bank or shore.
Rivality, equal rank.
Rivals, partners.

clouds. Racking, in rapid motion.

Rive, to burst, to fire. Romage, rummage, bustle.


Ronyon, a drab.
Rood, the cross.
Rook, to squat.
Ropery, roguery.
§ oveness.
Round, a diadem.
Round, rough.
Rounded, opered.
Roundel, a country dance.
Rounding, whispering.
Roundure, a circle.
Rouse, carousal.
Roynish, mangy.
Royal, a coin.
Ruddock, red-breast.
Russ, the folding of the tops of
Ruffle, to be noisy.
Ruffling, rustling.
Rump-fed, fed with offals.
Ruth, pity.

Sacarson, the name of a bear.
Sacred, accursed.
Sacrificial, worshipping.
Sacring-bell, the bell announcing
the approach of the host.
Sad ostent, grave appearance
Sagg, or Swagg, to sink down.
Sallet, a helmet.
Salt, tears.
Saltiers, satyrs,
Samingo, St. Domingo.
Sandied, sandy colour.
Sans, without.
Saucy, lascivious.
Savage, sylvan.
Savageness, wildness.
Saw, tenor of a discourse.
Say, silk.
Say, a sample.
Scaffoldage, the gallery of atheatre
Scald, beggarly.
Scale, to disperse.
Scaled, overreached.
Scaling, weighing.
Scall, #. guing
Scamble, to scramble.
Scan, to examine nicely.
Scantling, proportion.
Scarfed, decorated with flags.
Scath, destruction.
Scathful, mischievous.
Sconce, the head.
Sconce, a fortification.
Scotch, to bruise.
Scrimers, fencers.
Scrip, a writing, a list.
Scroyles, scurvy fellows.
Scrubbed, stunted.
Sculls, shoals of fish.
Scutched, whipped.
Seal, to strengthen, or complete.
Seam, lard.
Seamels, a bird.
Sear, to stigmatize, to close.
Season, to temper, to infix, to
Seat, throne. -
Sect, a cutting in gardening.
Seel, to close up.
Seeling, blinding.
Seeming, seemly.
Seen, versed, practised.
Seld, seldom.
Semblably, resemblingly.
Seniory, seniority.
Sennet, a flourish on cornets.
Sense, sensual desires.

Septentrion, the north.
Sequestration, separation.
Sere, or sear, dry.
Serpigo, a tetter.
Serve, to fulfil.
Setebos, a demon.
Set of wit, a term at tennis.
Sessa, be quiet.
Several, separated.
Several, or severell, a field set
apart for corn and grass.
Sewer, the placer of the dishes.
Shame, modesty.
Shard-borne,borne on scaly wings
Shards, beetle's wings.
Shards, broken pots or tiles.
Shark up, to pick up.
Shaven Hercules, Samson.
Sheen, shining, gay.
Sheer, transparent.
Shent, to scold, rebuke.
Sherris, sherry.
Shive, a slice.
Shog, to go off.
Shotten, projected.
Shotten-herring, a herring that
has spawned.
Shoulder-clapper, a bailiff.
Shoughs, shocks, a species of dog.
Shove-groat, a game.
Shovel-boards, shillings used at
the game of shovel board.
Shrewd, shrewish.
Shrift, auricular confession.
Shrive, to call to confession.
Side, purpose.
Side-sleeves, long sleeves.
Siege, a stool.
Sieve, a common voider.
Sightless, unsightly.
Sights, the perforated parts of a
Silly, simple truth.
Sinew, strength.
Single, weak.
Sink-a-pace, cinque pace, a dance.
Sir, the title of a parson.
Sister, to imitate or re-echo.
Sith, since.
Sithence, thence.
Sizes, allowances of victuals.
Skain's-mates, kin's-mates.
Skill, reason.
Skills not, is of no importance.
Skinker, a tapster.
Skirr, to scour.
Slave, to treat with indignity.
Sleave, the knotty part of silk.
Sledded, carried on a sledge.
Sleided, untwisted.
Slights, tricks.
Slip, counterfeit coin.
Slips, a contrivance in leather, to
start two dogs at the same
Sliver, to slice.
Slops, loose breeches.
Slough, the skin which the serpent
annually throws off.
Slower, more serious.
Slubber, to do carelessly, to ob.
I scure.
Sluggabed, slu -
Smirched, o
§. rebuke.
neaping, nipping.
§:". o: yourself.
Snipe, a poltroon.
Snuff, anger.

| Snuffs, dislikes.
Soil, spot, turpitude, represa
Solicit, courtship-
Solicit, to excite.
Soliciting, information-
Solidares, a coun.
Sometimes, formerly.
Sooth, truth.
Sooth, sweetness.
Sorel, a deer during his thirdy-
Sorry, sorrowful.
Sort, to happen, to agree-
Sort, the lot.
Sort and suit, figure and re.
Sot, a fool.
Soud, sweet.
Soul-fearing. soul appalling.
Sound, to publish.
Soused gurnet, a zed ceon-
Sowl, to pull by the ears.
Sowle, to drag down-
Sowter, the name of a hound.
Spanielled, dogged.
Specialty, particular rights-
Speculation, sight.
Speculative, seeing.
Sped, the fate decided.
Speed, event.
Sperr, to shut up, defend by on
Spill, to destroy.
Spotted, wicked.
Sprag, apt to learn, alert.
Sprighted, haunted.
Sprights, spirits.

Sprightly, ghostly.
Spurs, the greater roots of tre+
Square, to quarrel.
Squarer, a quarreller.
Squash, an iminature pesscod.
Squiney, to look asquiet.
Squire, a rule or square-
Stage, to place conspirpools.
Stale, a decoy for birds.
Stanny el, a hawk, or stalo-
Star, a scar.
Stark, stiff.
Starred, destined.
Statists, statesmen.
Statua, statue.
Statue, a portrait.
Stay, a hinderer, a supporter-
Sternage, the hinder part.
Sticking-place, the stop is a st
Sticklers, arbitrators, judge.jor-
tisans, umpires.
Stigmatic, marked with deferrito,
Stigmatical, stigmatised.
Stilly, gladly, lowly.
Stinted, stopped.
Stint, to stop.
Stith, an anvil.
Stithied, forged at the furusse.
Stithy, a smith's shop.
Stoccata, a stab.
Stock, a stocking.
Stomach, pride.
Stone-bow, a cross bow.
Stoup, a flaggon.
Stover, thatch.
Strain, descent, lineage.
Strain, difficulty, doubt.
Strait, narrow, avaricious.
Strange, shy.
Stratagem, great or dresdful e-ro
Strawy, straying.
Striker, a borrower.

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Table, the palm of the hand.
Table, a picture.
Tables, tablets,
Tabourine, a small drum.
Tag, the rabble
Take, to strike with disease, to
Take-in, to conquer.
Take-up, to contradict.
Talent, talon.
Tall, courageous.
Tallow-keech, tub of tallow.
Tame, ineffectual.
Tame-snake, a poltroon,
Tarre, to excite, provoke.
Tartar, Tartarus.
Task, to keep busied with scruples
Tassel Gentle, or Tercel Gentle,
a species of hawk.
Tasked, taxed.
Taurus, sides and heart in medi-
cal astrology.
Tawdry, necklaces
country girls.
Tawney Coat, the dress of an ap-
Taxation, censure, satire.
Tear a cat, to bluster.
Teen, grief, trouble.
Temper, to mould.
Temperance, temperature.
Tend, attend.
Tender, to regard with affection.
Tent, to take up residence, to
Tercel, the male hawk.
Terms, the phraseology of courts.
Tested, attested, brought to the
Testerned, gratified with a tester,
or sixpence.
Tetchy, touchy, peevish.
Tether, a string by which any ani-
mal is fastened.
Tharborough, a constable.
Theorick, theory.


worn by

Thewes, muscular strength.
Thick, pleached, thickly inter-
Thill, the shafts of a cart.
Thin Helm, thin covering of hair.
Thought, melancholy.
Thrasonical, boasting.
Thread, to pass.
Three-man-beetle, an implement
for driving piles.
Three-pile, rich velvet.
Thrift, prosperity, economy.
Thrum, the extremity of a weaver's

warp. Thrummed, made of coarsewoollen Tib, a strumpet. Tickle, ticklish. Tickle-brain, a strong drink. Tilly-vally, pooh! Tilth, tillage. Timeless, untinely. Tinct, tincture. Tire, head-dress. Tire, to fasten. Tire, to be idly employed on. Tired, adorned. Tire-valiant, a head-dress. Tirra-lirra, the song of the lark. Toged, habited. +. spotted. Tolling, taking toll. Topless, supreme. Topple, to tumble. Touches, features. Toward, in readiness. Toys, whims, rumours. Toze, to unravel. Trade, established custom. Tradition, traditional usages. Trail, scent left by game. Traitress, a term of endearment. Trammel, to catch. Tranect, a ferry or sluice. Translate, to transform. Trash, to check. Traverse, to march. Traversed, across. Tray-trip, a game at draughts. Treachers, traitors. Trenched, carved. Trick, peculiarity of feature. Trick, to dress out. Tricking, dress. Tricksy, adroit. Trigon, Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius in the Zodiac. Trip, to defeat. Triple, one of three. Triumphs, revels. Trojan, cant term for thief. +. -dames, the game of nine holes. Troll, to sing trippingly. Trossers, trousers. Trot, a term of contempt. Trow, to imagine. Truly-good, or turlupin, a gipsy. Trundle-tail, a dog. Trusted, thrusted. Try conclusions, try experiments. Tub-fast, the sweating process in the venereal disease. Tucket, or tucket sonnuance, a flourish on a trumpet. Tup, a ram. Tup, to cover an ewe. Turre, to whisper. Turlygood, or Turlupin, a gipsy.

Twangling jack, a scurvy musician

Twicken-bottle, a wickered bottle
Twigging, wickered.
Tything, a district.

U. Umber, a dusky-coloured earth. Umbered, discoloured. Unaccustomed, unseemly. Unaneled, without extreme unction Unavoided, unavoidable. Unbarbed, beardless, unshaven. Unbated, not blunted. Unbitted, unbridled. Unbolt, to explain. Unbolted, coarse. Unbonetted, without dignities. Unbookish, unlearned. Unbreathed, unpractised. Uncape, to dig out, a term in foxhunting. Uncharged, unattacked. Unclew, to unwind. Uncoined, unrefined, unadorned. Unconfirmed, unpractised in worldly craft. Uncurrent, irregular. Undercraft, to wear beneath the crest. Under-skinker, a tapster. Understand, stand under. Undertaker, the defender of another's quarrel. Underwrite, to subscribe, to obey. Uneath, scarcely. Unexpressive, inexpressible. Unfair, to deprive of beauty. Ungenitured, without genitals. Unhaired, youthful. Unhappy, unlucky, mischievous. Unhoused, free from domestic cares. Unhouselled, without having the Sacrament. Union, a species of pearl. Unkind, unnatural. Unlived, lifeless. Unlustrous, without lustre. Unmanned, a term in falconry. Unmastered, licentious. Unowed, unowned. Unpregnant, not quickened. Unproper, common. Unqualitied, unmanned. Unquestionable, averse to conversation. Unready, undrest. Unrespective, inconsiderate. Unrest, disquiet. Unrough, beardless. Unsisting, unresisting, unfeeling. Unsmirched, undefiled. Unsquared, unadapted. Unstanched, incontinent. Untempering, not softening. Untented, not probed, virulent. Untraded, not in common use. Untrimmed, undrest. Upspring, a dance. Unvalued, invaluable.


Vail, to bow, to sink, to conde

scend to look. Vailing, lowering. Vain, vanity. Vain, lying. Valance, fringed with a beard. Vanity, illusion. Vantage, opportunity, advantage.


Vanthrace, armour for the arm.
Varlet, a servant.
Vast, waste, dreary. .
Vaunt, the avant, the fore-part.
Vaward, the fore-part.
Velure, velvet.
Venetian, admittance.
Went, rumour.
Ventiges, holes of a flute.
Verbal, verbose.
Verify, to bear witness.
Venew, about (in fencing.)
Vengeance, mischief.
Veneys, hits.
Veronese, a ship from Verona.
Versing, writing verses.
Very, immediate.
Via, a cant phrase of exultation.
Vice, the fool of the old moralities.
Vice, grasp.
Vie, to brag.
Viewless, invisible.
Villain, a worthless fellow, a ser-
Vild, vile.
Violenteth, rageth.
Virginal, a kind of spinnet.
Virtue, valour.
Virtuous, healthy.
Virtuous, well-bred.
Vixen, or Fixen, a female fox.
Vizament, advisement.
Vox, tone or voice.
Vulgar, common.
Vulgarly, commonly.

- W. Wast, to beckon. Wage, to combat. Wages, is equal to. Waist, that part of a ship between

the quarter deck and the fore

castle. Waist, the middle. Walk, a district in a forest. Wanned, pale. Wannion, vengeance. Ward, posture of defence. Ward, guardianship. Warden, a pear. Warn, summon. Wassel candle, candle used at

festivals. Wassels, rustic revelry.

Watch, a watch-light.
Water-work, water-colours.
Wax, to grow.

Waxen, increase.
Waxen, soft, yielding.
Wanton, a feeble or effeminate

man. Wappened, decayed, diseased. Warder, a sentinel. Warp, to change from the natural state. Wee, very little. Weeds, clothing. Ween, to imagine. Weigh, to value or esteem. Weird, prophetic. Welkin, the sky. Welkin-eye, blue eye. Well-a-near! lack-a-day! Well-liking, plump, Wend, to go. Westwardhoe, the name of a play acted in Shakspeare's time. Wether, used for a ram. Wear, the fashion. Whelked, varied with protuberances. Whe’r, whether. Where, whereas. Whiffler, an officer in processions. Whiles, until. Whinidst, mouldy. Whip, the crack, the best. Whipstock, the carter's whip. Whirring, hurrying. Whist, being silent. White, the white mark in the tar


whitial, the green sickness. Whiting-time, bleaching time. Whitsters, linen bleachers. Whittle, a pocket knife. Whooping, measure and reckon

Ing. widomote from. Wilderness, wildness. Will, wilfulness. Wimple, a hood or veil. Winchester Goose, a strumpet. Winking-gates, gates hastily

closed from fear of danger. Winnowed, examined. Winter-ground, to protect against


Wis, to know.
Wise woman, a witch, a farr-
Wish, to recommend.
Wit, to know.
Witch, to bewitch.
Withy, judicious, cunning.
Wits, senses.
Wittol, knowing. conscious *
Wittol, a contented cuckoo-
Woe, to be sorry.
Woman, to affect ly.
Woman-tired, henpecked.
Wondered, able to perform *
Wood, crazy, frantic.
Woodenthing, awkward bass-
World to see, wonderful.
Woodman, an attendant on to
Woolward, wearing wool.
Work, fortification.
Workings, thoughts.
orm, a serpent.
Worth, wealth.
Worship, dignity.
Wreak, to revenge; resentee.
Wrest, an instrument for to
the harp.
wroined by force.
Wretch, a term of foudness.
Writ, writing.
Write, to pronounce confides:
Writhled, wrinkled.
Wry, to deviate.
Wrong, hurt.
Wroth, misfortune.
Wrought, agitated.
Wrung, pressed, strained.

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T o EXPLANATORY NOTES. . , ** A rotten carcass of a boat.”—Act I.Sc. 2.

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Shakspeare might have read the following in - Holinshed:—“After this, was Edwin, the king's ** rother, accused of some conspiracie by him begun 7-gainst the king: whereupon he was banished the * and ; and sent out in an old rotten vessel, without * - oncers or mariner, onlie accompanied with one es* - I uier: so that being launched forth from the shore, F - hrough despaire, Edwin leapt into the sea, and os-irowned himself.” - “Setebos.”—Act I.Sc. 2. We learn from Magellan's Voyages, that Setebos "I was the supreme god of the Patagons. This fabulous deity is also mentioned in so Voyages, 1598. Barbot says, “The Patagons are reported to dread a great horned devil, called Se*- rebos.” And, in Eden's Historye of Travayle, ** 1577, we are told, that the giantes, when they ** sound themselves fettered, roared like bulls, and * - cried upon Setebos to help them.

-- For no kind of traffic Would I admit, no name of magistrate.”—Act II.Sc.1. Shakspeare has here followed a passage in Mon1. taigne, as translated by John Florio, 1003:—“It i., is a nation that hath no kind of trafficke, no knowtedise of letters, no intelligence of numbers, no name of magistrate, nor of politic superioritie; no use of service, of riches, or of povertie; no contracts, no ... ... successions, no partitions, no occupation, but idle; * no respect of kindred but common; no apparel but natural ; no use of wine, corn, or metal. The very words that import lying, falsehood, treason, dissimulations, covetousness, envie, detraction, and pardon, were never heard amongst them.”

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like an hedge-hog.”—Dot CE. “A dead Indian.”— Act II. Sc. 2. Sir Martin Frobisher, when he returned from his voyage of discovery, brought with him some native Indians. In his History of the First Voyage for the Discoverie of Cataya, we have the following account of a savage taken by him — “Whereupon, when he sounde himself in captivitie, for very choler and disdain, he bit his tong in twaine, within his mouth : notwithstanding, he died not thereof, but lived untill he came in Englande, and then he died of colde, which he had taken at sea.”—STEEv ENs. “Nor scrape trenchering.”—Act III. Sc. I. In our author's time, trenchers were in general use, and male domestics were employed in cleansing them. “I have helped, (says Lyly in his History of his Life and Times, 1620,) to carry eighteen tubs of water in one morning; all manner of drudgery, I willingly performed; scrape-treuchers,” &c.—MA LoNE. “He rere a brave monster indeed, if they were set in his tail.”—Act III. Sc. 2. Probably in allusion to Stowe. It seems in the year 1971 a whale was thrown ashore near Itams

gate, “a monstrous fish, but not so monstrous as some reported, for his eyes were in his head, and not in his


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“Each putter-out of one for five.”—Act III. Sc. 3. The custon here alluded to was as follows:– It was a practice of those who engaged in long and ho expeditions, to place out a sum of money, on condition of receiving great interest for it at their return home. So in Ben Jonson's Every Man in his Humour:—“I do intend this }. of jubilee coming on, to travel; and (because will not altogether go upon expence) I am determined to put some fire thousand pound, to be paid ine five for one, upon the return of my wise, myself, and my dog, from the Turk's court, in Constantinople.”

“Like poison, given to work a great time after.” Act III. Sc. 3. The natives of Africa were supposed to be possessed of the secret how to temper poisons with such art, as not to operate till several years after they were administered. Italian travellers relate similar effects of the aqua tofana, a subtle, colourless and tasteless poison, which ladies carry about them, and have at their toilets, among their perfumed waters, for the purpose of administering in the drink of faithless lovers. In the chapel at Arundel, is the esligy of a nobleman of the Howard family, who, having incurred the jealousy of an Italian lady during his travels, was poisoned in this manner, and died after lingering many years. The effigy represents him nearly naked, his bones scarcely covered by his skin, and presenting altogether a most deplorable spectacle.

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