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returned the regalia to E. Marischal; but to the council of Basil, when the University of Paris disgrace of Charles II.'s administration, received made a decree, that no student who did not beno other reward for all his fid-lity, sufferings, and lieve the immaculate conception, should be adlosses, but the title of baronet, and a new coat mitted to a degree. Our author had not been of arms! In 1685 Dunnottar castle was em- above a year at Paris, when his general sent him ployed as a prison for 167 Presbyterians, who to Cologne; where he was received with great had been seized, in the west of Scotland, during pomp and ceremony by the magistrates and nothe persecution, and were here treated with the bles of that city, and where he died of an apogreatest cruelty; the whole number of men and plexy soon after his arrival, in 1808, in the thirtywomen being confined during the warmest sea- fourth year of his age. Paul Jovius and others son of the year, in one vault, which is still to be have reported, that Scotus was buried in an episeen entire, and hence called the Whigs' Vault. leptic fit; and that, upon removing his hones, he A list of their names is on record in the sheriff appeared to have turned himself in his coffio. He court office of the county; and a grave-stone in was doubtless one of the first wranglers of his the church-yard of Dunnottar, placed upon time, admirably well versed in scholastic divinity, those who died under the confinement, narrates and a most indefatigable writer; and, if all his the fact.

huge volumes hardly contain a page now worth DUNSE, a market town of Scotland, in the perusal, it was the fault of the age. He was the county of Merse, containing abont 2100 inhabi- author of a new sect of schoolmen called Scotists; tants. It is situated on a rising ground in the who opposed the opinions of the Thomists. He middle of the county, and has a weekly market was a most voluminous writer; his works making for cattle. Dunse has four fairs, in March, June, 12 vols, folio ; as published at Lyons by Luke August, and November, for horses, sheep, and Wadding, in 1629. black cattle.

DUNSTABLE, a town in Bedfordshire with DUNSINNAN, a hill of Scotland in Perth- a market on Wednesdays; was made a borough shire, celebrated in dramatic story by the immore and market town by Henry I. who had a royal tal Shakspeare. It lies partly in the parish of palace near the church, called Kirgsbury. He Collace and partly in that of Abernyte. The ruins also built a priory here, of which there now reof Macbeth's castle are still to be seen on that part mains only a part. The front of the church is of the hill which lies in Collace. The site of singular; the great door is under a semi-oval it,' says Mr. Adamson,' was admirably chosen arch, richly omamented with various grotesque for a place of defence, being a conical risįng on sculptures ; the tower stands at the north-western the west end of the hill, almost inaccessible ex- angle of the building. The town is seated on a cept on one side. The excellence of its situation chalky hill. It has several good inns, it being had before pointed it out to Kenneth III. and other a great thoroughfare on the northern road. It kings, as a secure place of residence. Upon the consists of four streets, intersecting each other at top of king's seat, there is the ruin of a circular right angles ; and in the centre stood one of those enclosure, similar to Macbeth's castle, but much beautiful crosses of queen Eleanor, but it was smaller. This, as it commanded a more extensive destroyed by the enthusiasts in the time of the prospect than the castle, taking in a vast extent civil wars. Here is an extensive manufacture of of country, great part of the sea-coast, from the various articles of use and ornament in straw, mouth of the Frith of Forth, to the south Esk, particularly hats, known by the name of Dunprobably was a watch-tower, or outpost: and stable, all over the kingdom; and which employs from this circumstance had received its name.' a great number of women and girls. It lies se

DUNS Scotus (John), a Franciscan friar, venteen miles south of Bedford, and thirty-four commonly called Doctor Subtilis, was born in north-west of London. 1274; but whether in England, Scotland, or Ire DUNSTAFFNAGE, an ancient castle and land, has long been a matter of dispute among royal palace of Scotland, in the county of Argyll the learned of each nation. When a boy, he be- and Lorne. It was a chief seat of the Scottish came accidentally known to two Franciscan friars, kings before the conquest of the Picts by Kenneth who, finding him to be a youth of extraordinary II., A. D. 843. In this place was long preserved capacity, took him to their convent at Newcastle. the famous stone, the palladium of Caledonia; From thence he was sent to Oxford, where he was brought, says the legend, out of Spain, where it made fellow of Merton College and professor of was first used as a seat of justice by Gathelus, divinity; and Mackenzie says, that not less than the son of Cecrops, contemporary with Moses. It 30,000 students came to Oxford to hear his lec- continued here as the coronation chair till the tures. His fame was now become so universal, reign of Kenneth II. who removed it to Scone that the general of his order sent him to Paris, Some of the ancient regalia were preserved in 1304, where he was honored first with the here, but the late keeper's servants, during his degree of B. D. then of D. D. and in 1307 was infirm years, embezzled them for the silver ornaappointed regent of the divinity schools. During ments; and left only a battle-axe, nine feet long, his residence here, the famous controversy about of beautiful workmanship, and ornamented with the immaculate conception of the virgin Mary silver. The castle is square; the inside only arose. Albertus Magnus maintained that she eighty-seven feet; partly ruinous, partly hábit was horn in original sin. Scotus advanced 200 able. At three of the corners are rourd towers; arguments in support of the contrary opinion, one of them projects very little. The entrance and convinced the university, that she was really is towards the sea at present by a stair-case, in conc immaculate. This important nonsense old times probably by a drawbridge, which fell continued to be disputed till 1496, after the from a little gateway. The masonry appears

very ancient; the tops battlemented. This pile and successor of Athelstan, he was again invited is seated on a rock at the mouth of Loch Etive, to court, and the rich abbey of Glastonbury was whose waters expand within to a beautiful bay, bestowed on him. He advanced still higher in where ships may safely ride in all weathers. Of the confidence of Edred, the next monarch, who this building, the founder of which is unknown, made him his prime minister. little remains except the outer walls, which, At the coronation feast of his successor, Edwy, though roofless, are still in good order; and this lordly ecclesiastic distinguished himself by within which some buildings have been erected, a remarkable outrage on the person of the king. which serve as the residence of the laird. The "The popular account of this affair is, that the duke of Argyll is hereditary keeper under the young prince had espoused a beautiful young crown.-At a small distance from the castle is a lady of the royal blood, Elgiva, who was proruined chapel, once an elegant building; and at nounced by the monks to be within the canonone end an enclosure, a family cemetery. Op- ical degrees of affinity. Before his accession, posite to these is a high precipice, ending ab- therefore, she had been a source of dispute ruptly and turning suddenly towards the south- between the dignified ecclesiastics and the king. east. A person concealed in the recess of the On the coronation-day he did not obtrude her rock, a little beyond the angle, surprises friends claims upon the people; nor, on the contrary, stationed at some distance beneath the precipice would he forego his private comforts in ber with a very remarkable echo of any word, or society: When the barons were indulging even sentence, he pronounces; which reaches themselves in the pleasures of the feast, Edwy to the last distinct and unbroken. The repeti- retired to his domestic apartments, and, in the tion is single, but remarkably clear. In 1307 company of Elgiva and her mother, laid aside this castle was possessed by Alexander Macdou- his crown and regal state. Dunstan surmised gal lord of Argyll, a friend to the English ; but the cause of his retreat; and taking with him was that year reduced by Robert Bruce, when his creature Odo, the nominal primate, peneMacdougal sued for peace with that prince, and trated into the interior of the palace, upbraided was received into favor. About 1455 it was the prince with this untimely indulgence of his the residence of the lords of the Isles; for here passions, and after branding his eonsort with the James, last earl of Douglas, after his defeat in most opprobrious name of woman, brought him Annandale, fled to Donald, the regulus of the back with considerable violence iuto the halt. time, and prevailed on him to take arins and Mr. Turner, our able Anglo-Saxon historian, carry on a predatory war against his sovereign, regards the transaction as a bold attempt of James II.

Dunstan to subdue the regal power to his DUNSTAN (St.), an Anglo-Saxon divine and ambition. He represents the nobility as evincing statesman of the tenth century, whose history some displeasure at the king's early departure, has come down to us sufficiently adorned with and the anxiety of Odo to communicate the legends. He appears to have been born about state of their minds to Edwy; That the persons A.D. 925, and to have been educated at Glas- he first addressed excused themselves from tonbury by Irish ecclesiastics. In addition to a undertaking this errand : and the commission knowledge of the Latin tongue, and the usual devolved by a sort of general wish on Dunstan, learning of his profession, he acquired in his and Cynesius, a bishop, his relative. “But with youth considerable skill in music, metallurgy, the delivery of the message,' he observes, ‘his and the arts of painting and carving. He con- commission must have terminated ; and on the structed an organ of brass pipes, and filled with king's refusal (if he did refuse) it was his duty air from bellows; and there is preserved in the to have retired. As an ecclesiastic, he should Bodleian library a drawing made by him of not have compelled him to a scene of inebriety; Christ, with himself kneeling at his feet. He as a subject, it was treasonable to offer violence also excelled, like a modern statesman and prince to his prince.' of Spain, in preparing ladies' robes, to be after “The latest, and not least able of our English wards embroidered (MS. Cleop. b. 13.). Thus historians, however, would place these events in accomplished, he was early introduced to the a different light. He insists, somewhat in the court of king Athelstan, by his uncle Athelm, spirit of the monkish writers, on this amour archbishop of Canterbury. But some indiscretion, peing highly disgraceful to the king; and while or the jealousy of the courtiers, compelled him to he represents it as the scandal of the age' retreat from this hopeful scene; and the disap- (whose sources, in the king's disputes with the pointment of his prospects produced a serious ecclesiastics, Mr. Lingard in any other instance fit of illness. He now took the vows at Glas- would bave readily traced), he states it as not tonbury, and devoted himself with ardor to the altogether -incredible that both Ethelgiva, the discipline of St. Benedict. It is said that he mother, and her daughter, whom he does not divided between the church and the poor at this name, had sacrificed their honor to the equivocal tire a valuable estate bequeathed to him by a ambition of one of them becoming queen. The wealthy Saxon lady, as well as his paternal nobles, he adds, accompanied their demand for - inheritance. To this period of his life is also the king's return with an injunction in the name attached the memorable legend of his conflicts of the whole assembly, for Éthelgiva to leave the with the spirit of darkness, who is said to have court. The rest of his account does not mateassailed him often in his cell; till he one day rially differ from that of former historians. But caught the demon by the nose with a red-hot with all the unfeigned respect for his impartiality, pair of pincers, after which he no more molested with which the perusal of this writer's volumes him. On the accession of Edmund, the brother has inspired us, we cannot hold him successful

in this attempt to disengage the character of which is destroyed by the encroachments of Dunstan and his associates from the imputation the sea, and not one church left of eight. It has a of great indecorum.

market on Saturday; and still returns two memWere the lady the king's mistress, and not bers to parliament. The walls of the town enhis wife, was a dignified ecclesiastic justified in close seven acres, and the remains of two gates followitig him into her apartments? and, had the are yet visible. It is thirty miles north-east of amour been ever so unbecoming, was this a Ipswich, twenty-four south of Yarmouth, and species of conduct likely to detach him from it? ninety-nine north-east of London. But the story of the wife and daughter together DUO, in music, a song or composition, to be speculating upon his affections is surely improba- performed in two parts only, one sung, the other ble in the highest degree: we know that the played on an instrument, or by two voices. Also monkish writers, who furnish the only account when two voices sing different parts, as acwe have of the transaction, would call a wife, companied with a third, which is a thorough espoused in opposition to the will of the church, bass. It is seldom that unisons and octaves arc a 'mistress; and the sufferings of the young used in duós, except at the beginning and end. monarch from this interference with his affec DUODE'CUPLE, adj. Lat. duo and decuplus. tions, should teach us to exercise the judgment Consisting of twelves. of charity on his memory.

Grisepsius, a learned Polander, endeavours to es. Dunstan was now compelled to retire to tablish the duodecuple proportion among the Jews by Flanders, and this was a severe blow to the comparing some passages of Scripture together.

Arbuthnot on Cuins. monks, who were expelled from several monasteries : but their sufferings were not of long DU Pan (James Mallet), a modern political continuance. For Edgar, the younger brother writer, was born at Geneva in 1749. Ile was of Edwy, having raised a successful rebellion appointed through the interest of Voltaire proagainst the latter, and usurped his dominions fessor of belles lettres at Cassel, and in 1783 north of the Thames, recalled Dunstan, and gave went to Paris. During the three years sitting of him the bishopric of Worcester, A. D. 957, the first French assembly he published a respectFrom this time he was the chief confident and able analysis of their debates. Being employed prime minister of king Edgar, who became A. D. in 1792 on a confidential mission from Louis 959 sole monarch of England. In 960 Dunstan XVI. to his brothers, his estate, together with was raised to be archbishop of Canterbury; and the whole of his personal property, was confisbeing thus possessed of the primacy, and assured cated. He after this wrote at Brussels a work of the royal support and assistance, he prepared on the French Revolution, which was highly to execute the grand design which he had long eulogised by Mr. Burke. He finally settled and meditated, of compelling the secular canons to carried on a journal in London, entitled Merput away their wives, and become monks; or of cure Britannique. His death took place in May driving them out, and introducing Benedictine 1800. monks in their room. With this view, he pro DUPE, v. a. & n. s. Dr. Johnson says from cured the promotion of Oswald to the see of Fr. duppe, a foolish bird, easily caught; but the Worcester, and of Ethelwald to that of Win- verh, 10 dupe, is probably the root, and may be chester : two prelates who were monks them- derived from Lat. dupler, double. To cheat; selves, and animated with the most ardent zeal trick : one easily tricked or imposed upon. for the advancement of their order. These

» An usurping populace is its own dupe, a mere underconfederates, by their arts and intrigues, in the worker, and a purchaser in trust for some single course of a few years, filled no fewer than forty- tyrant.

Swift. cight monasteries with Benedictines. But on First slave to words, then vassal to a name, the death of Edgar in 975 they received a check. Then dupe to party; child and man the same. The sufferings of the persecuted canons had

Duncan. excited much compassion; and many of the

The throne a bigot keep, a genius quit; nobility, who had been overawed by the power

Faithless through piety, and duped through wit. and zeal of the late king, now espoused their

Pope. cause, and promoted their restoration. Elfric, of the world there is not a fairer subject for contempt

For, believe me, you will find, that in the opinion duke of Mercia, drove the monks by force out and ridicule, than a knave become the dupe of bis of all the monasteries in that extensive province, own art.

Sheridan. and brought back the canons, with their wives I have not been they dupe, nor am thy preyand children ; while Elfwin. duke of East But was my own destroyer, and will be Anglia, and Brithnot duke of Essex, raised My own hereafter.-Back, ye baffled fiends! their troops to protect the monks in these The hand of death is on me—but not yours! countries. To allay these commotions several

Byron. councils were held: in which Dunstan was so DUPIN (Lewis Ellis), a learned doctor of the hard pressed by the secular canons and their Sorbonne, and one of the greatest critics of his friends, that he was obliged to have recourse to time in ecclesiastical matters, was born at Paris, miracles, we are told, to overcome their oppo- in 1657. When he published the first volume sition. St. Dunstan died A.D. 988, in the of his Bibliotheque Universelle des Auteurs Ecsixty-fourth year of his age, having held the clesiastiques, in 1986, the liberty, with which he bishopric of London, together with the arch- treated some ecclesiastical writers, gave such ofbishopric of Canterbury, abont twenty-seven fence, that M. de Harlay, archbishop of Paris, years.

obliged Dupin to retract many propositions, and DUNWICH, a town in Suffolk, most of suppressed the work. Ile was nevertheless suf

fered to continue it, by altering the title from tormer, or a copy of despatches, for fear of a misBibliotheque Universelle, to Bibliotheque Nou- carriage of the first, or for other reasons.-4 Car. velle. This great undertaking, continued in se- 2. c. 10. reral successive volumes, though sufficient to DUPLICITY, n. S. Lat. duplicis. Doubleoccupy the life of an ordinary man, did not ness: the number of two. hinder M. Dupin from publishing several other This duplicity was ill contrived to place one head at works. He was professor of philosophy in the both extremes, and it had been more tolerable to have royal college ; but was banished some time from

set three or four at one. Browne's Vulgar Errours. the chair to Chatelheraut, on account of the fa

Do not affect duplicities nor triplicities, nor any cermous Cas de Conscience, but was restored, and tain number of parts, in your division of things. died in 1719.

Watts's Logick. DUʻPLICATE, v. a., n. . & adj. 2, French

DUPONDIUS, in antiquity, a weight of two DUPLICA'TION, n. s.

pounds, or a money of the value of two asses. DUPLICA'TURE.

S from Lai. See As. As the as at first weighed a just pondo, dupler, duplicis, i. e. duo, two, and plicatus, from or libra, the dupondius then weighed two; and plico, lo fold; twice folded ; double. To make hence the name. And though the weight of double, or enlarge by doubling; to fold; the the as was afterwards diminished, and of consesecond thing or number so added : for the arith- quence that of the dupondius also, yet they still metical use of the adjective, see the example. retained the denomination. See Libra. Duplicature is synonymous with duplicate. DUPORT (James), a learned English divine, And some alterations in the brain duplicate that

was born in 1606, in Jesus' College, Cambridge, fhich is but a single object to our undistempered sen

of which his father was master, He was edutiments.

Glanville. cated at Westminster School, and at Trinity What great pains hath been taken concerning the College, Cambridge, where he obtained a fellowquadrature of a circle, and the duplication of a cube, ship. In 1632 he was appointed regius profesand some other mathematical problems.

sor of Greek; and, in 1641, made prebendary of Hale's Origin of Mankind. Lincoln and archdeacon of Stow. He was deprived, The lymplieducts, either dilacerated or obstructed, in 1656, of his professorship for refusing the enexonerate themselves into the foldings, or between

gagement, but recovered it at the Restoration, the duplicatures of the membranes.

and resigned it again the same year favor of

Ray on the Creation. Duplicate proportion is the proportion of squares.

Dr. Barrow. In 1664 he became D. D., and Thus, in a rank of geometrical proportions, the first

was promoted to the deanery of Peterborough. term to the third is said to be in a duplicate ratio of the In 1668 he was elected master of Magdalen first to the second, or as its square is to the square of College. He died in 1679. His works are-1. the second : so in 2, 4, 8, 16, the ratio of 2 to 8 is a Gnomologia Homeri. 2. Tres Libri Solomonis, duplicate of that of 2 to 4, or as the square of 2 to the Græco Carmine donati, 12mo. 3. Metaphrasis

Phillips. Harris. Bailey. Psalmorum versibus Græcis contexta cum verIt has been found, that the attraction is almost re sione Lat. 4to. 4. Musæ Subsecivæ seu Poemata ciprocally in a duplicate proportion of the distance of Stromata, 8vo. In 1712 some of his lectures the middle of the drop from the concourse of the were printed by Needham. His father was one glasses.

Newton.

of the translators of the Bible. Nothing is more needful for perfecting the natural

DUPORT (Marguerite Louis Francis du Tertre), history of bodies, than the subjecting them to the fire; to which end I have reserved duplicates of the most

was an advocate at Paris. In 1790 he was apronsiderable.

Woodward.

pointed minister of justice on the recommendation . The peritonæum is a strong membrane, every

of La Fayette, and vainly endeavoured to adhere there double; in the duplications of which all the

to the constitution which had been established. viscera of the abdomen are hid.

On the departure of Louis XVI. for Varennes,

Wiseman's Surgery. Duport went to the National Assembly, accordWill you give me leave to illustrate this affair of ing to the king's directions, to deliver up the xit and judgment, by the two knobs on the back of great seal; and when the representatives enjoined ay chair ?. Here stands wit—and there stands judg- him to resume it, and seal the order for the arrest ment. You see they are the highest and most orna

of that prince, being denounced anew, he gave in Dental parts of its frame-as wit and judgment are

his resignation. He was however involved in the of ours, and like them too, indubitably both made and étted to go together,-in order, as we say in all such proscription of the 10th of August, 1792, and, berases of duplicated embellishments--to answer one

ing sent to Orleans, was condemned and executed another.

Sterne.

in November, 1793, as an enemy to the liberty Clandestine marriage. This kind of sea-weed is of the press. On hearing his sentence, he exbuoyed up by bladders of air, which are formed in claimed, “Revolutions destroy men; posterity the duplicatures of its leaves, and forms immense float- will judge them.' Duport published, in coning fields of vegetation ; the young ones, branching junction with Kerverseau, the first eight volumes out from the larger ones, and borne on similar little of a work, entitled L'Histoire de la Révolution, air-vessels.

Darwin.

par deux Amis de la Liberté. DUPLICATE, in law, used for the second letters DUPPA (Brian), a learned English bishop, patent, granted by the lord chancellor, in a case born in 1589, at Lewisham, in Kent, of which wherein he had before done the same; which place his father was then vicar. In 1634 he was were therefore thought void. But it is more instituted chancellor of the church at Sarum, and commonly a copy or transcript of any deed or soon after made chaplain to Charles I. He was writing, account, &c., or a second letter, written appointed tutor to Charles, prince of Wales, and and sent to the same party and purpose as a his brother James, duke of York; was made Vol. VII.

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square of 4.

bishop of Chichester; and, in 1641, translated quefid, superior: BER. tetraspermous : SEED, bito Salisbury, though the confusion that followed locular. Species, three; natives of the West Indies deprived him of all benefit from his promotion. and South America. Charles I. held him in high esteem, and he is DURANTE ABSENTIA. (during absence), in said to have assisted the king in composing the law, is an administration granted when the exeEikon Basiliké. On the Restoration he was made cutor is out of the realm, to continne in force bishop of Winchester, and lord high almoner; until his return. but died in 1662. lle bequeathed large sums to

DURE,v. n.

Fr. durer; Span. charitable purposes: and published a few ser Durable, adj.

and Port. durable ; mons, with other religious pieces.

DUR'ABLENESS, n. s.

Lat. durabilis, from DURA MATER, from durus, hard, and mater, DUR'ABLY, adv. durus; Heb. 977, a mother; called dura from its comparative DURATION, n. s. Shard. To last; conhardness with the pia mater, and mater from its

Dure'rul, adj. tinue: durable is lastbeing supposed to be the source of all the other Dure'less, adj. ing; permanent: as membranes. Dura meninx, Dermatodes. A

Dur’INC, prep.

is dureful: dureless thick and somewhat insensible membrane, formed Dur'ity, n. s. is the opposite to these. of two layers, that surrounds and defends the Duration and durity express a state of hardness brain, and adheres strongly to the internal sur or permanence : during is while any thing lasts. face of the craniuin. It has three considerable

For tho thingis that ben seien ben but durynge for processes, the falciform, the tentorium, and the

a schort tyme, but tho thingis that ben not seen ben septum cerebelli; and several sinuses, of which

euer lasıynge.

Wiclif. 2 Cor. iv. the longitudinal, lateral, and inferior longitudinal, The dureful oak, whose sap is not yet dried, are the principal. See ANATOMY.

Is long ere it conceive the kindling fire; DURANGO, a town of Spain, in Biscay, But when it once doth burn, it doth divide famous for its manufacture of sword-blades and Great heat, and makes his fames to beaven aspire. steel articles. Population 2800. Fifteen miles

Spenser. east of Bilboa.

Stones, though in dignity of nature inferior unto Durango, or New Biscay, an intendancy of plants, yet exceed them in firmess of strength, or du

Hooker. Mexico, extending from south to north from the rability of being. mines of Guarisamey to the mountains of Carcay,

No less durable and mighty is the seed of God in north-west of the Presidio de Yanos, 232 leagues, in the unregenerate, to move and rule the will of inan

his ,

than the seed of the serpent Its breadth is unequal: near Parras it is scarcely

accordingly. MS. Note of Bradfurd the Martyr. fifty-eight leagues; but is taken on an average at sixty-three leagues. It does not appear to contain

Wit is brushwood, judgment timber : the one gives above 160,000 inhabitants, but, in this country, the greatest fiame, the other yields the durablest heat;

Overbury except through the details furnished by Humboldi and both meeting make the best fire. in his New Spain, we are very little acquainted

The bones of his body we may compare to the hard with this region. It is bounded on the south by rocks and stones, and therefore strong and durable. New Galicia, or by the two intendancies of Za

Raleigh's History catecas and Guadalaxara, on the south-east by a

Our times upon the carth have neither certainty nor

durability. small part of the intendancy of San Luis Potosi,

Yet were that aptitude natural, more inclination to and on the west by the intendancy of Sonora. follow and embrace the falsc and dureless pleasures of North and east it is bounded by an uncultivated this stage-play world, than to become the shadow of country, inhabited by warlike and independent God. Indians. But since the end of the last century Ancients did burn fragments of marble, which in these troublesome neighbours have been on the time became marble again, at least of indissoluble decline. The intendancy comprehends the durity, as appeareth in the standing theatres. northern extremity of the great table land of

Wotton's Architecture. Anahuac, which declines to the north-east to

With pins of adamant, wards the banks of the Rio del Norte. The And chains, they made all fast; too fast they made

And durable!

Milton's Paradise Lost. ground around the city of Durango is about 1500 feet above the level of the sea. The extent of

Time, though in eternity, applied surface at this intendancy is 16,873 square leagues.

To motion, measures all things durable Durango, a town of Mexico, the chief city of

By present, past, and future.

There indeed be found his fame flourishing, in the intendancy of that name, is situated in the

monuments engraved in marble, and yet more durably southern part of New Biscay, 170 leagues north- in men's memories.

Sidney. west from the city of Mexico, and 298 from the Such a constitution as this would make the mighty town of Santa Fe. It is the residence of the in- Leviathan of a shorter duration, than the fecblest tendant and of a bishop. The height of the creatures, and not let it outlast the day it was born in. ground on which the town is built is 6845 feet

Locke. above the level of the sea. There are frequent

If during his childhood he be constantly and rigofalls of snow, and the thermometer sometimes rously kept from drinking cold liquor whilst he is hot,

forbearance grows descends to 14° of Fahrenheit. The population

into a habit.

Id. is estimated at 12,000. The surrounding coun

Aristotle, by greatness of action, does not only try is fertile in corn and fruits, and the fine duration ; that it should have a due length in it.

mean it should be great in its nature, but also in its pastures abound with cattle.

Addisun's Spectator. DURANTA, in botany, a genus of the angio

A bad poet, if he cannot become immoral by the spermia order and didynamia class of plants ; goodness of his verse, may by the durableness of the natural order fortieth, personatæ : cal. quin- metal that supports it.

Id, On Ancient Medals.

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