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June

17. Acacia, 1719. II. Robinia pseudo-acacia, F.
18. Yarrow, 183. Achillea, millefolium, F.
19. Thermom. 44. 95. Highest this month.
20. Orache, wild, 15+. 1. Chenopodium album, F.

Solstice. About this time ROOKS come not to their nest trees at night.
Wheat, 386. 1. Triticuin hybernum, F.
RYE, 388. 1. Secale hybernum, F.
Sol-heal. 238. Prunella vulgaris f.
Parsley, hedge, 219.4. Tordylium anthriscus, f.

Grasses of many kinds, as festuca, dira, agrostis, phleum cynosurus, in car. 22. I lorehound, base, 239. Stachys Germanica, F.

St. John's wort, 342. Hypericum perforatum, F.
Parsnep, 206. 1. Pastinaca satira, F.
Mulleit, white, 287. Verbascum thapsus, F.

Porpy, will, 308. Papaver somnifer, F.
23. Larkspur, 708.3. H. Delphinium Ajacis, F.

Marygold, corn, 182. 1. Crysanthemum seget, F.
21. Rosemary, 515. Rosmarinus officinalis, D,
25. Vine 1613. II. Vitis vinifera, F.

Bindweed, great, 275.2. Convolvulus arvensis, F.
Fevertew, 187. Matricaria parthenium, F.
Woad, wild, 366. 2. Reseda luteola, F.
Rocket, base, 366. 1. Reseda lutea, F.
Archangel, yellow, 210.5. Galeopsis galeobdolon, F.
Wheat, 386. 1. Triticum hibernum, F.

Thermum. 20. The lowest this month. 87. Clover mowed.

Pennyworth, marsh, 222. Ilydrocotule vulgaris, F.

Meadow, sweet, 259. Spiræa ulmaria, F. 28. Oats, manred, 389. Avena, satira, F.

Barley, 388. Hordeum, Tulgare, F.
Midsummer shoots of apricot, oak, beech, elm.
SUCCORY WILI), 172. 1. Cichorium intybus, F.
Blue boules, 198. Gentaurea eyarus, F.

Knapweed, great, 198. Centaurea scabiosa, F. 29. Currants ripe.

According to Dr. Hales, May and June heat is, at a mediun, 23. 5.

* The groves, the fields, the meadows, now no more
With melody resound, 'Tis silence all,
As if the lovely songsters, orerwhelin'd
Ey bounteons nature's plenty, lay intranc'd
lo drowsy lethargy,

VII. MONTII.
July.
2. Beach, 439. Fagus sylvaticu, F.

Pearlwort, 345. 2. l'agina procumbens, F.
Carrot, wild, 218. Daucus carrota, F.
Gra-s, dog, 390. 1. Triticum repens, in ear.
Violet, Caiathian, 274. Gentiana pneumonan, F.

* I heard no birds after the end of this month, except the STONE CURLEW, 108. 4. Chara. drius Cedienomis, whistling late at night; the YELLOW HAMMER, 93. 2. Emberiza Hara; the GOLDFINCH, 89. 1. and GOLDEN CRESTED WREN, 79. 9. Motacilla regulus now and thel chirping. lomitted to note down when the cuckow left off singing, but, as I well remember, it was about this time. Aristotle says, that this bird disappears about ibe rising of the dog star, i. e, towards the latter end of July.

4. Silver

Galiuin rerum, F.

July
4. Silver weed, 256. 5. Potentilla anserina, F:

Betony, 238. 1. Betonica officinal's, F.

Nightshade, enchanters, 289. Circæa lutetiana, . 6. Lavender, 512. Lavendula spica, F.

Parsley, hedge, Tordyliun anthriscus, F.
Gromill, 228. 1. Lithosperinum officinale, F.
Furze, 473. Ulex genista, D.

Cow wheat, eyebright, 284. 2 Euphrasia odont. F.
7. Pinks, maiden, 335. 1. Dianthus deltoiules, F.
8. Tansey, 188. 1. Tanacetum vulgare, f.

Beu-straw, lady's yellow, 224.
Sage, wood, 245. Teucrium scorodonia, F.
Spinach, 162. H. Spinacia oleracia, F.

Thermom. 22. Lowest this month.
9. Angelica, wild, 208. 2. Angelica sylrestris, F.

Strawberries ripe.

Femel, 217. Anethum funiculum, F.
10. Beans, kidney, 884. II. Phaseolus Tulgaris, podded.

Parsley, 884. H. Apium petroselinum, F.
Sun dew, round leared, 356.3. Drosera rotundifol, F.
Sun dew, long leaved, 356. 4. Drosera longifol. F.

Lily, white, 1109. 11. Lilium candidum, f.
11. Mullein, hoary, 288. Nerbascum phlomoid. F.

Plantain, great, 314. 1. 2. Plantago major, F.
WILLOW, SPIKED, of Theophr. 1669. H. Spiræa sulicifol. F.
Jessamine, 1599. H. Jasminum officinale, F.
Rest harrow, 332. Ononis spinosa, F.
Hyssop, 516. H. Ilyssopus officinalis, F.
Potatoes, 615. 14. H. Solanum tuberosum, F.
Second shoots of the maple.
Bell flower, round leared, 277. 5. Campanula, F.
LILY, WHITE, 1109. H. Lilium, candidum, F.
Raspberries ripe.

Figs yellow.
13. LIME TREE, 473. Tilia Europæa, F.

Knapweed, 198. 2. Centaurea jacea, F.
Stonecrop, 269. Sedum rupestre, F.
Grass, knot, 146. Polygonum ariculare, F.

Grass, bearded dog, 390. 2. Triticum caninum, F.
15. Thermom. 39. Highest this month.
16. Asparagus, 267. 1. Asparagus officinalis, berries.

Mugwort, 190. 1. Artemisia vulgaris, F. 18. Willow herb, purple spiked, 367. 1. Lythrum salicaria, F.

YOUNG PARTRIDGES.

Agrimony, water hemp, 187. 1. Bidens tripart. F. 20. Flax, purging, 362. 6. Linum catharticum, F.

Arsmart, spotted, 145. 4. Polygonum persicaria, F.
Lily martagon, 1112. H. Lilium martagon.

HENS moult.
22. Orpine, 269. Sedum telephium, f.

Hart's tongue, 116. Asplenium scolopendra, F.
Pennyroyal, 235. Mentha pulegium, F.
Bramble, 461, 1. Rubus fruticosus. Fruit red.

Laurustinus, 1690. II. Viburnum tinus, f. 24. Elecampane, 176. Inula helenium, F.

Amaranth, 202. H. Amaranthus caudatus, F. 27. Bindweed, great, 275. 1. Convolvulus sepium, F. 28. Plantain, great water, 257. 1. Alisma plantago, F.

28.

July
28. Mint, water, 233. 6. Mentha aquatica, F.

Willow herb, 311. 6. Epilobium palustre, F.
Thistle tree sow, 163.7. Sonchus arvensis, F.
Burdock, 197. 2. Arctium, læppa, f.
Saxifrage, burnet, 213. 1, 2. Pimpinella, saxifraga, F.

Devil's Bit, 191. 3. Scabiosa succisa, F.
31. Nightshade, common, 288. 4. Solanum nigrum, F.

DOVE, RING, 62. 9. Columba palumbus, cooes.

VIII. MONTH.

August
1. Melliot, 331. 1. 'Trifolium officinale, F.

Rue, 874. 1. Ruta graveolens, F.
Soapwort, 339. 6. Saponaria officinalis, F.
Bedstraw, white lady's, 224. 2. Galium palustre, F.
Parsnep, water, 300. Sisymbrium nasturt. F.

Oats almost fit to cut.
3. Barley cut.
5. Tansey, 188. 1. Tanacetum vulgare, F.

Onion, 1115. H. Allium cepa, F.
7. Horehound, 239. Marrubium vulgare, F.

Mint, water, 233. 6. Mentba aquat. F.
Nettle, 139. Urtica dioica, F.
Orpine, 269. 1. Sedum telephium, F.

NÚTHATCH, 47. Sitta Europea, chalters.
8. Thermom. 20. Lowest to the 27th of this month.
9. Mint red, 232. 5. Mentha gentilis, F.

Wormwood, 188. 1. Artemisia absinthium, F.
12. Horehound, water, 236. 1. Lycopus Europæus, F.

Thistle, lady's, 195. 12. Carduus marianus, F.
Burdock, 196. Arctium lappa, F.

ROOES come to the nest trees in the evening, but do not roost there. 14. Clary, wild, 297. 1. Salvia terbenaca, 1.

STONE CURLEW, 108. Charadrius ædicnemus, whistles at night. 15. Mallow, vervain, 252. Malva alsea, F.

GOAT SUCKER, 26. 1. Caprimulgus Europæus, makes a noise in the eter

ing, and young owls. 16. * Thermum. 35. The highest to the 27th of this month. 17. Orach, wild, 154. 1. Chenopodium album.

ROOKS roost on their nest trees.

GOAT SUCKER, no longer heard. 21. Peas and wheat cut.

Devil's bit, yellow, 164. 1. Leontodon, autumnal, F. 26. ROBIN RED BREAST, 73.3. Motacilla rubecula, sings.

Goule, 443. Myrica gale, F. R.

Golden rod, marsh, 176. 2. Senecio paludosus, F. 29. Smallage, 214. Apium graveolens, F.

Teasel, 192. 2. Dipsacus fullenum, F.
Vipers come out of their holes still.

* From the 27th of this month to the 10th of September I was from home, and therefure canout be sure that I saw the first blow of the plants during that interval.

IX. MONTII. September

IX. MONTII. 2. Willow HERB, yellow, 285. 1. Lysimachia vulgaris, F.

Traveller's joy, 258. Clematis vitalba, F. 5. Grass of Parnassus, 355. Parnassia palustris. 10. Catkins of the hazel formed.

Thermom. 17. The lowest from the 10th to the end of this month. 11. Catkins of the birch formed.

Leaves of the Scotch fir fall.
Bramble still in blow, though some of the fruit has been ripe some time ; sa

that there are green, red, and black berries on the same individual plant at

the same time.
Ivy, 459. Hedera helir, F.
14. Leares of the sycamore, birch, lime, mountain ash, elm, begin to change.
16. Furze, 475. Ulex Europæus, F.

Catkins of the alder formed.
Thermom. 36.75. The highest from the 10th to the end of this month.

CHAFFINCH, 88. Fringilla cælebs, chirps.
17. Herrings.
20. Fern, FEMALE, 124. 1. Pteris aquilina, turned brown.

Ash, mountain, 452. 2. Sorbus aucuparia, F. R.
Laurel, 1549. H. Prunus laurocerasus, f. r.

Hops, humulus lupului, 137, 1. f. r.
21. SWALLOWS gone. Full moon.
23. Autunnal equinor.
25. WOOD LARK, 69. 2. Alanda arborea, sings.

FIELD FARE, 64. 3. Turdus pilaris, appears.
Leates of the plane tree, taxney-of the hasel, yellow-of the oak, yellowish

green-of the sycamore, dirty broun--of the maple, pale yellow of the
ash, , fine lemon-of the elm, orange-of the hawthorn, tawney yellow-of

the cherry, red-of the thornbeam, bright yellow-of the willow still hoary. 27. BLACK BIRD sings. 29. THRUSH, 64. 2. Turdus musicus, sings. 30. * Bramble, 467. 1. Rubus fruticosus, F.

X. MONTH.
October
1. Bryony, black, 262. Tamus communis, F. R.

Elder, marsh, 460. 1. Viburnum opulus, F. R.
Elder, 461.1. Sambucus nigra, F. R.
Briar, 454. 1. Rosa canina, F, R.
Alder, black, 465. Rhamnus frangula, F. R.
Holly, 466. Ilex aquifolium, F. R.
Barberry, 465. Berberis vulgaris, F. R.

Nightshade, woody, 265. Solanum dulcamara, F. R. 2. Thorn, black, 462. 1. Prunus spinosa, F. R.

+ CROW, ROYSTON, 39.4. Corvus cornix, returns. 5. Catkins of sallows formed. 6. Leares of asp, almost all off-of chesnut, yellow-of birch, gold coloured,

Thermom. 26. 50. Highest this month. 7. BLACK BIRD, 65. 1. Turdus merula, sings.

Wind high : rooks sport and dash about as in play, and repair their nests. 9. Spindle tree, 468.1. Euronymus Europæus, F. R.

Some ash trees quite stript of their leares.

Leaves of marsh elder of a beautiful red, or rather pink colour. * Autumnal heat, according to Dr, Hales, at a medium is, 18. 25.

+ Linnæus observes in the Systema Natura, and the Panua Sueciea, that this bird is useful to the husbandman, though ill treated by him.

10. WOO!

October
10. WOOD LARK sings.

* RING DOVE coocs. 14. WOOD LARK sings.

Sereral plants still in flower, us pansy, white behn, black nonesuch, hauhüred,

bugluss, gentian, small stitchwort, fc. in grounds not broken up. A great mist and perfect calm; not so much as a leaf falls. Spiders wehs in

numerable appear every where. Woodlark sings. Rooks do not stir, but

sit quietly on their nest trees. 16. GEESE, WILD, 136. 4. Anas, anser, leare the fens and go to the rye lands. 22. WOODCOCK, 104. Scolopax rusticola, returns.

Some ash trees still green. 24. LARK, SKY, 69. 1. Alauda arvensis, sings.

Privet, 465. I. Ligustrum rulgare, F. R. 26. Thermom. 7. Lowest this month.

Iloneysuckle, 458. 12. Lomicera periclymen, still in flower in the hedges und

mallow and feverfcw.
WILD GEESE continue going to the rye

lands.

Now from the north
Of Norumbega, and the Samoeid shore,
Bursting their brazen dungeons, arm’d with ice,
And snow, and hail, and stormy gust, and flaw,
Boreas, and Cæcias, and Argestes loud,
And Thrascias rend the woods, and seas up-turn.

MILTON.

Ilere ends the Calendar, being interrupted by my going to London. During the

whole time it was kept, the barometer fluctuated between 29. 1. and 29. 9. ex. cept a few days, when it sunk to 28. 6. and rose 10 301.

NATURAL HISTORY.

Extracts from Mr. PENNANT's British is an amazing instance of rapidity, his Zoology.

speed having been more than once exerted

equal to $24 feet in a second, or near a g 1. The Horse.

mile in a minute: the same horse has also HE breed of horses in Great Britain run the round course at Newmarket (which

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the frequent introduction of foreign horses minutes and forty seconds : in which case has given us a variety, that no single coun- his fleetness is to that of the swiftest barb, try can boast of: most other kingdoms as four to three; the former, according to produce only one kind, while ours, by a Doctor Maty's computation, covering at judicious mixture of the several species, every bound a space of ground equal in by the happy difference of our soils, and length to twenty-three feet royal, the latter by our superior skill in management, may only that of eighteen feet and a half royal. triumph over the rest of Europe, in hav- Horses of this kind, derive their origin ing brought cach quality of this noble from Arabia ; the seat of the purest, and animal to the highest perfection.

most generous breed. In the annals of Newmarket, may be The species used in hunting, is a happy found instances of horses that have literal- combination of the former with others suly outstripped the wind, as the celebrated perior in strength, but inferior in point of M. Condamine has lately shewn in his re- speed and lineage: an union of boih is nemarks on those of Great Britain. Childers cessary: for the fatigues of the chace must

* Aristotle says, that this bird does not cooe in the winter, unless the weather happens to be mil

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