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CONTENTS TO VOL. XV.
THE LEXICON. Dr. RICHARDSON.
RENOUARD, M.A., F.L.S., late Fellow of Sidney-Sussex College, Cambridge.
BLASTING. BLOCK. BODIES. BOLT-DRAWING. BORING-MACHINE. BREAKWATER. PETER BARLOW,
Esq., F.R.S., Royal Military Academy, Woolwich.
BREVIARY. The Rev. THOMAS HARTWELL HORNE, M.A., St. John's College, Cambridge.
BAPTISM. BAPTIST. BISHOP. The Rev. Archdeacon HALE.
BATHING. BILE. BITTERS. BLINDNESS. BLOOD. DAVID UWINS, M.D.
BANK. BASALT. The Right Rev. Bishop RUSSELL.
BRICK. BRIDGE. JAMES ELMES, Esq.
ATHEIST. ATOM. The Venerable WILLIAM ROE LYALL, A.M., Archdeacon of Colchester, Trinity College, Cambridge.
ASTROLOGY. ATHENS. ATLANTIS. AUGUR. AUTOMATON. BACCHUS. BALLAD. BARD. BARROW.
BEARD. BELIDES. BELL. BELLEROPHON. BELLONA. BENEVOLENCE. BERYL. BEZOAR.
ter, was that appeared about the second century, and made
profession of uncommon sanctity and virtue, which TICK. e faith- they supposed to consist in self-denial and mortifica
ASCITA. nde, to tion. They considered it an act of great merit to t their
deny theinselves the use of those things which were d.
esteemed lawful for all other Christians to enjoy, and ge.
held it as an indispensable duty to undergo continual non, abstinence, and to subject themselves to the most eties
severe discipline. Their object was, by raising the ain soul above all external objects and all sensual plea
sures, to enjoy a nearer communion with God on
earth, and, after the dissolution of their mortal
and perfection, unretarded by the impurities and im.
order Disjuncta. Generic character; body en-
no real analogy between sub-
ssentially distinct: the one an unorganiz-
o a more detailed investigation. La-
refore, very properly arranged them in
3. The species of Ascidia are rather H
several of them are natives of the
biratical tribe, on the southern coast
The Arabian geographers observe,
y can be
Osti a feyr then the
Hee hatlı of by such purtegas to :
ASCARIS. ASCARIS, in Zoology, a genus of the class Vermes ; Aneas now, and wretched Dido eke order Rigiduli. Generic character ; body elongated,
To the forest a hunting minde to wende ASCEND. round, often attenuated at the extremities; three
To morne, as soon as Titan shall ascend,
And with his beames hath vuerspred the world. valves at the anterior extremity. Mouth terminal,
He kept his patient a ful gret del
In loures by his magike naturel.
Wel coude he fortunen the ascendant
Of his images for his patient.
Chaucer. The Prologue, vol. i. p.
18. sidered as a distinctive generic character, appear to
He loketh the coniunctions,
He loketh the recepcions, perform the office of lips, to assist the animal in fixing
His signe, his houre, his ascendent,
And draweth fortune of his assent.
Gower. Con. Am. book vi.
I made a sermoun of alle thingis that ihesus bigan to do and to also of reptiles, and even of other worms.
teche into the dai of his ascencioun, in which he commaundide bi are distinct and the female is oviparous. The most the liooli goost to hise apostlis whiche he hadde closun. important species, because the only one which infects
Wiclif. Dedis of Aposlis, ch. i. the human body, is Ascaris lumbricoides, the A. ver- He commaunded his brother, L. Manlius, from the south-west micularis of Linnæus being referred to the genus him in charge that if he met with any daungerous places, stcepe
to get up the hill, as the place would permit with safetie, giving Oryurus. Ascaris lumbricoides is not less than from 6
and hard of ascent, that hee should not wrestle with the difficulties
The stairs were then let down, whether to dare
The fiend by easie ascent, or aggravate
His sad exclusion from the dores of bliss.
Milton's Par. Lost, book iii.
then the ascendent of the hyll called black heth hyl, was pitched
a riche cloth of gold.
Hall. Henry the ITII,
Here's a prophet that I brought with me
From forth the streets of Pomfret, whom I found
With many hundreds trading on his heeles :
To whom he sung in rude harsh sounding rimes,
That ere the next Ascension day at noone,
Your Highness should deliuer vp your crowne.
Shakespeare's hing John, fol. 15.
Hee hath deserued worthily of his country, and his assent is
not by such easie degrees as those, who hauing bcene supple and