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17. Acacia, 1719. II. Robinia pseudo-acacia, F.
Solstice. About this time ROOKS come not to their nest trees at night.
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.
Porpy, will, 308. Papaver somnifer, F.
Marygold, corn, 182. 1. Crysanthemum seget, F.
Bindweed, great, 275.2. Convolvulus arvensis, 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.
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
Pearlwort, 345. 2. l'agina procumbens, 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.
Galiuin rerum, F.
Betony, 238. 1. Betonica officinal's, F.
Nightshade, enchanters, 289. Circæa lutetiana, . 6. Lavender, 512. Lavendula spica, F.
Parsley, hedge, Tordyliun anthriscus, F.
Cow wheat, eyebright, 284. 2 Euphrasia odont. F.
Beu-straw, lady's yellow, 224.
Thermom. 22. Lowest this month.
Femel, 217. Anethum funiculum, F.
Parsley, 884. H. Apium petroselinum, F.
Lily, white, 1109. 11. Lilium candidum, f.
Plantain, great, 314. 1. 2. Plantago major, F.
Knapweed, 198. 2. Centaurea jacea, F.
Grass, bearded dog, 390. 2. Triticum caninum, F.
Mugwort, 190. 1. Artemisia vulgaris, F. 18. Willow herb, purple spiked, 367. 1. Lythrum salicaria, F.
Agrimony, water hemp, 187. 1. Bidens tripart. F. 20. Flax, purging, 362. 6. Linum catharticum, F.
Arsmart, spotted, 145. 4. Polygonum persicaria, F.
Hart's tongue, 116. Asplenium scolopendra, F.
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.
Willow herb, 311. 6. Epilobium palustre, F.
Devil's Bit, 191. 3. Scabiosa succisa, F.
DOVE, RING, 62. 9. Columba palumbus, cooes.
Rue, 874. 1. Ruta graveolens, F.
Oats almost fit to cut.
Onion, 1115. H. Allium cepa, F.
Mint, water, 233. 6. Mentba aquat. F.
NÚTHATCH, 47. Sitta Europea, chalters.
Wormwood, 188. 1. Artemisia absinthium, F.
Thistle, lady's, 195. 12. Carduus marianus, 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.
* 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.
that there are green, red, and black berries on the same individual plant at
the same time.
Catkins of the alder formed.
CHAFFINCH, 88. Fringilla cælebs, chirps.
Ash, mountain, 452. 2. Sorbus aucuparia, F. R.
Hops, humulus lupului, 137, 1. f. r.
FIELD FARE, 64. 3. Turdus pilaris, appears.
green-of the sycamore, dirty broun--of the maple, pale yellow of the
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.
Elder, marsh, 460. 1. Viburnum opulus, 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.
* 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.
Now from the north
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.
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
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