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charge of which is entirely left to a curate, or most deserves, consideration and to a gentleman, for respectability of charac- lief? But perhaps it will be said that ter as well as general learning, inferior the incuinbent, who thus consigns his perhaps to few of his profession; yet, charge so entirely to another, is himself alter thirty-nine years laborious and di- discharging equally nécessary duty eiseligent exercise of that profession, and where. Perhaps he is. And if so, be now approaching to threescore years has also other sources of income else. and ten, he has never possessed the where; perhaps benefice on benefice, till smallest endowment, nor even an occa. he must have a dispensation from tbe sional income amounting to fourscore laws of his country to enable him to boid pounds a year in his profession. And thein. If incumbents are thus so en. while neither of the rectors, I believe, tirely unconcerned about their cures and in fiiteen years, has bestowed a shilling curates, it would surely be a good regu. in charity or hospitaliiy, to encourage lation, that whatever increase of provie merit or relieve distress, in their parishes, sion the legislature inay think fit to make, the curate has bestowed many pounds. should be attached to the immediate And yet it seems that such situations as performance of the parochial duty, the former are thought an object of royal Then, if the incumbent is dependent on and parliamentary consideration, while such a living alone, it will be an inducesuch as the latter are thought below alt ment for bim to reside on his benefice, concern! Nor is the above mentioned and do the duty of it; if he can live inas a peculiar case, but only as what is dependent of his profession, or has other most immediately under the eye of the preferinent, a decent competency and writer. It is true, few curates have votes respectability in bis station, may thus be for members of parliament, or much hoc' secured for him who sball do the doty. rough or corporation interest or influ. And I think it were a further good and ence, to recommend them to the notice of just regulation, that whererer an instatesmen and ministers. But the im- cumbent, either to follow his pleasures fluence, or want of influence, of the pa or being engaged with other preferments, sochial clergy with respect to the interest consigns his charge entirely to another, of the public, and even of the statesman to perform all the duty, and sustain all and minister, if he have the wisdom to the responsibility, he who thus sus know it, and to estimate the value of tains the whole charge, should at least morals and order among the people, is receive half the emoluments. If the of more importance than that of all the living be of great value, the incumbent archbishops, bishops, and dignitaries may afford either to live upon it without of the church, put together.

other preferment, or to allow half the It must indeed be allowed that 1501. a income to his curate. If he has other year, or under, at the present rate of preferment, or the living he of sınall vaevery article of living, is but a moderate sue, it is the more reasonable, and even provision for one who must support the necessary, that the curate should have character and appearance of a gentle half of it at least. If, as seems proposed,

But what shall we :hen say of the an augmentation be granted to all livings curate, who must support the saine cha- under 150l. still the curale's share of the racter and personal appearance, on a bipartite division must be allowed to be provision perhaps under 50l.; or, if lie the best deserved, and most properly does not, in the eyes of the unthinking bestowed. And, if all livings are to be multitude, must become contemptible, raised to 1501, and a curate serves two and of course, in a great measure, une cures, which in the country is very geprofitable in his station?

nerally the case, he will then have 1501. If an incumbent has 1901. or upward, also: less than which, indeed, no para which he receives as a sinecure, and chial clergyman can, in these times, live consigns entirely not only the clerical upon as becomes his station and charac. duty (or what is called, peihaps not very ter. Thus, by these two simple regular properly, cure of souls), but also the ob- tious, at least a decent provision would ligations to hospitality and charity, and be secured for every officiating clergyman abe charge of supporting decency and in the kingdoin.

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rather to have suggested the means of For the Monthly Magazine. transmitting the time of future coinpu A provincial VOCABULARY; containing, sitions, than of any regulation or amend. for the most PART, such words us are ment of the terms now in use. For current amongst the common PEOPLE Of which reason I beg leave, through the DEVONSHIRE und CORNWALL.--1810. means of your truly useful publication, to (Continued from vol. 26, page 545.) submit whether a table might not be YLICKHAND, formed of the different degress of time both of ancient and modern mu- position ; with clots. Clitty bread, that sic so arranged, that on either of the is, close bread.

“ The gruel is clitty," quickest degrees being ascertained by that is, with clots in it. the means of a pendulum (of which the A clut, id. specific gravity as well as the length Clocking, clucking: expressive of the should be determined,) the other degrees noise made by a hen that is desirous of might be deduced from them, as in an sitting to hatch her eggs. arithmetical table; and instead of the in Clome, earthen-uure, that is, kilndefinite terms now used, that the quickest loam. time might be named tempo primo, ihe next Clome-shop, deft-shop. D. C. degree tempo secundo, &c. which, for the Clomen-oven, oven of clone or delji. sake of convenience, might be represented “ Devonienses nuncupant vasa fictilia, by figures, placed in the usual situation of omnis generis, clone. Belgis loom esc the terms.

terra ligularis." Vid. Jun. It is meant by this arrangement to as Clopping, lume, limping. c. eertain, for instance, at one view, the Clout, a box on the ear. difference between the ancient and mo Clouted cream, the cream which rises dern adagio, &c. and that the degrees on milk put over u slow fire; not (as is should be placed in order as they are often understood) clotted or coagulated, usually understood. By this means it but spread over the milk like a clout or would be possible to make such small piece over the sole of a shve: whence divisions throughout the table, that every clouted shoon. possible difference might be determined Clum,to, to handle; to pull about awkwith the greatest precision; and, after a wardly. Don't clum 'en zo." D. Jittle practice, without the necessity of Clume buzza, an earthen pun. Esm. so often using the pendulum.

Clunt, to, to swallow. It is remark. Thus it will be possible to hand down able that the Welsh have the word in to futurity the proper time of the music the same sense. we now so much adınire; not suffering Clut, glutted. C. it to be lost, as observed of the music Co! co! an exclamation. of our ancient ecclesiastical compo Coad, caud, unhealthy; consumptive; bers.

cored like a rotten sheep. As to the execution of this object, the Coajerseend, a cordæuiner's end. D.C. question may arise, Who can undertake Coajerswax, corduuiner's pitch. c. D. it that will be sufficiently regarded to Coalvarty a bed, 10), to warm the bed make an alteration of this sort generally with « Scotch wurming-pun. Exm. adopted? To this it may be answered, Coander, a corner. Exm, c. that the standard is already in a great Cob, clob, mud; loum und straw. D.c. measure fixed, but the various degrees Cob-wall, a mud-uull; a wall made of require regulation and arrangement: loom and straw. and as Dr. Crotch has already written on Cobble-dick-longer-skin. It is custhis subject, this hint may not be deemed tomary to call apples by the names of unworthy his consideration, since I need those who have produced a new variety, not say of what infinite utility some plan by seedlings or otherwise. At Stratton, of this description would be to that sci- and in the neighbouring parts of Devon, ence of which he is so eminent a profes- an apple was some time since distinsor; at all events, his excellent specimens guished by the name of a cobble-dickof style evince him to be the person that longer-skin. The man's name, I suppose, will obtain the degree of deference re. was Dick Longerskin; and probably be quired, every one being sensible of the was a cobler. There is an excellent effect of different time on any style of pippin in Cornwall, (almost equal to the composition.

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lived at Treluddra, and there produced Country, the; the natural strata af this new variety. To the Borlases the earth. inany prcfer another variety of the Coure, a course of work. « 'Tis thy pippins, called the Slude's pippin," coure next." from a Mr. Slade, in whose orchard it Courtlage, the fore or back yard of had its origin.

house. Cobb’d; “ cobu'd it away." Cornish Cowal; a fishwoman's basket, west of dialogue.

It is curious to observe the women Cobnut, a gaine which consists in who 'supply Penzance market with fish pitching ut nuls, &c. The nut used from Newlyn and Mousehoie, arriving for pitching, is called the cob.

every morning with a burden that migh: Cobshans. See Corn. Dial.

stagger an Irish porter. The basket, in Cockabell, an icicle.

which they carry their cod, ling, macka. Conkabell, id. D. “ I zeed 'en one rel, hake, &c. is suspended from day th'innocent face o'en like bussam, un the head by means of a twisted cord hes poor hands pli'd up like pumples fastened at each extremity of it, bet way chilbludders, hes hair stivering an resting on the back. It is called a end way th' wind, un u drap hanging to COWAL. These people also sell train-oil, hes nose like a CON KABELL."

and bring it in sınall pitchers: it is fetid Cock hedge, a quickset-hedge, on which beyond all endurance. The younger clothes are usually dried.

lasses who sell this commodity are Cockleert, cocklights the down when extremely pretty; having. Ene wbite the cock crows.

teeth, cherry cheeks, and light hair. Codglove, a furze-glove, or a glove to They incessantly cry: “ Buy my train! handle turf, without fingers. Exm. buy my train!” which they pronounce Colbrand, colibrand, coulbrund; smut

traain.' A dapper cockney is said in wheat.

to have fallen in love with one of these Cule, any kind of cabbage. c. damsels, and was advancing to salute Colt, indiscriminately for either sex. her; but the effluvium of her train-potz.

and eke her clothes, operated so power. Coltree, to, to be as playful as a colt. fully, that he started back, and held Exm.

his nose; so that her attraction, and bis Combe, u hollow between two hills, repulsion, displayed a fine specimen of open at one end only.

centripetal and centrifagal forces, and Commercing, conversing: * She ne produced a whirlabout; but as last the ver commerced with him;" that is, “ she attraction prevailed. This gave occasion never conversed with him," used in Me. to the following lines : neg: I never heard it elsewhere. In “Nymph of the cowel, Newlyn fairy the same sense, Milton “looks commer.

With blushing cheek, but roguish eye, cing with the skies."

Pull Granken, let me, let me swear Condiddle, to, to waste; to contey

'Thou art an angel !" Fle, sir ! fie !

“ Thou art all sweetness; that is plain: away secretly. Exm,

O let me catch thy odorous breath; Condudle, conceit. Corn. Dial.

Kiss me, this moment !"Buy my fraai." Copper-clouts, a kind of spatlerdashes

“ I will, I will! Oz-nds ! 'tis deach!"worn on the small of the leg. Exm.

• I feel a sickness too,' said Poll, Copper-finch, a chuffinch. c.

• But sure it is a different smell : Core, “ Devoniensibus est ovium mor. Mine, sir, is only pilcber-oil ; bus. Ab Isl. Kuw, marcor; ægritudo Thine is pomatum, musk, and hell!'mortifica.”

He, tho' half.poison'd by the stink, Corn, a corner.

Still gaz'd upon her auburn hair, Cornishi, 10. When there is but Her dark blue eyes, her yielding wink; one tobacco-pipe, or one glass, among

Then clasp'd and kissid the fragraat fair. several people, and they use it by turns,

Cowflop, foxglore. they are then said to cornish.

Cozing, or coozing, loitering, soakCorniwillen, u lapwing. c. Corniche ing: c.

Crasie. wigh, id. (Welsh.]

« Valetudinarius, dubiæ faCorrosy, a grudge ; ill.will. Perhaps letudinis. Videtur esse a xjasis, tempefroiu corrosive. Shakspeare's Henry VI.

ramentum corporis humani; propter Corrosies are a sort of family.teuds, duorpariev, malum atfecti corporis tenpeotten transmitted from father to son.

riem: fortasse per metaphoram desumpCort, caught. c.

tum est ex illo Chauceriano: Curlen, tu, lo beut soundly. Exm.

“ I am right siker, that the pot was frared." Couch-pawed, couch-handed, uuk. Vox eo sensu nondum abiit in desuelo. wardly leji-hunded. D.

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German. ecrasir, elidere, frangere.” Ju- wheel-carriages. See Hist. Views of nius.

Devon. p. 203. Crazed, cracked. " I've craz'd the Crooni, a little. “ Edgee a croom;" tea-pot;" that is, “ I've cracked the tea- that is, move a little. pot.

Cropeing, stingy, penurious. c. Craunch, to. See Scranch. c.

Croust, for crust, perhaps; as doust, Creem, tn, to squeeze; and as it were for dust. to cramp. Exm.

Crowd, a fiddle, [Wall. cruth, fidicula.) Creem, a sudden shivering, or rigor. D. from xpowe, pulso, sny zi@arau xpousiv, ci Creem'd, kaving such a rigor.

tharam pulsare. Jun. “Kpovua, sonus, qui Creen, to, to complain, io pine, to he editur cum organorum nusicorum pula sickly. D. Dean Milles. To come sacione." Casaubi. Hence Butler's Crow. plain with little cause for complaint. c.

dero. Creening, complaining, yet having lit Crowdy, to, to fiddle. tle to complnin of. Hence we say, “a Crowe, an iron lever. c. The word creening woman will live forever." obtains also in the north of England.

Crub, (for crib) a crust of bread. A Crewdling, is always used adjectively, pair of crubs, the wooden supporters of or as a participle. "The verb, if e er paniers, or bugs on a horse. there were any, is lost. It means, sen Cruel, very; cruel-good; cruél-sick.' sible of, and giving way to, the impression c. D. In Devon it is used as an amplifier of cold; as it the blood were curdled, or in a more general manner. A Devonshire srudled. “She is always crewdling and woman being told a surprising story, banging over the fire." • Don't be zo answered thus: “ Massy! messy! cruel crewdling."

soce! Unaquontabel-i! What do e tell Crewnting, cruning, grunting, como aw! I dont at a doubt o't.” In Hampa plaining: Exm.

shire, desperate is used in the same sense. Crijarly! An exclamation. D. Crumpling, a little knotty or wrinko Crimassy! id. D.

led apple, sweet and crisp, and premaCrick, a crick in the neck; a wrest iurely ripe. c. in any part of the body occasioning pain, Cuckoe, the harebell; so called from Cricks, dry hedgewood. c.

its appearing about the time of the Cricket, a small three-legged-stool. C.D. cuckoe-bird. Thus, by gosling, we mean

Crickle, to, to bend, or give way sha- the willow-blossom. kingly under a weight. D.

Cuckold-buttons, the burts on the Crine of the country, the whole cry, or plant burdock. common report, of the neighbourhood. De Cuckold, the red gurnard. C.

Crisemore, poor creature; or a child Cuff, to, to cuf" a tale; to èrchange unchristened. See Chrismer. D. stories as if contending for the inastery. D. “ 'Tis enew to make a body's heart ach, Culvers, pigeons. Exm. to see the poor CRISEMURE in his lete Cunie, moss; the green mantle of a pool scrimp short jacket that a bard that is or well, the moss covering a pool. c. ent flish. A dared up in the morning by Custis, a schoolmaster's ferula. ci D. peep o' day to trounch in the mux urler

Cuyn, money, il' horses, squash, squash, stratted up to

D. the hurens in plid." N. D.

D is often used for th; as dree for Cruck, on iron pot, or boiler. c. three, di-sel and dushel for thistle. [Sax crocca.] A pottage, or porridge Daverton for Thorverton. crock. D. The butter-crock, an earthen

D is also added to some words; as vessel or jur ta pot butter in. The gownd, swoond. pancrock. D. c.

Dab, an udept.

" He's a dub at cya Crooks, long pieces of timber, sharp- phering.” ened alove, and bent in a particular mun. Daffer, smull crockery ware. Bring ner, to support burdens on horses. They the tea-dapper;" that is, bring the team arc, I believe, of aboriginal antiquity; things, or cups, savrcers, &c. but are used at this day only in Devon Daggle, to, to run like a young child. D. shire and in the highlands of Scotland. Dairous, bold. D. In the narrow lanes of Devon, they Daps, the eruct likeness. occasion great inconvenience lo travel daps of him;" that is, the picture of him, Jers. But the number of crooks is die in his whole figure, fcatures, and gestures. minished since the more frequent use of . D. 4, MONTHLY Mas, No. 199.



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Dash. " To cut a dash;" that is, to to talk wildly or deliriously, as in a

fever. D. Dash-an-darras, the scirrup glass. c.

Doll, to, to toll. “The bell dolls."

." c. The old custom,“ to speed the parting Dọn and doff, to, to put on and put off, guest” (his foot in the stirrup) with à Literally, to do on and du off. In this dram, still obtains in the west of Corn. sense, don and dufj'are used in Somerset; wall.

and doff in Devon; and still inore in Daver, to, to fude like a flower. D. C.

Cornwall. “ He doffs the cloties ;" (Lat. cadaver.]

“ he doffhis bat;" that is, " he puts off Davered, fuded, withered, D. c. the clothes;” “ he puts of his hat." Dawcock, u, silly felloro. D.


Doil often occurs in Shakespeare and in posite is bawcock, now disused in Devon. Spenser; and twice in Milion: “Good buwcock, bate thy rage."

" I praise thy resolution: doff these links." “ The king's a bawcock, and a heart of gold."

Sumps. Agonisten Prstol, in Henry V.

« Nature in awe to him Deef, rotlen, corrupted. A deef Had doffe her gaudy trim." (or deal) nut."

Ode an ibe Nativirs. *Delzeed, a fir cone: Deal seed. « Tes

Done, erpended, consumed: vor all the wurld like a DELZEED." De'm! You slut.

" And now they meet where both their lives Exm.

are donc.-Sir W. Lucy, in Henry VL Good den, good e'en; good evening :

" Are on a sudden wasted, thaw'd, and Mercur.' God ye good i'en, fair geaile. donte," Venus and Adonis, woman ! Nurse. Is it good e'en ?"

- Doodle, to, to trile. She doodles it Rom. and Jul. D.


Dorns, door-posts. D. Durns, id. c. Dere, to, to hurry or frighten a child.

Dotefig, the dry fig. C. Exm.

Douce, doust, « blow. << d douce on Dewberry. Not used now for rasberry or gooseberry, but preserved in a

the chucks or chacks ;" that is, “a blow

on the cheeks." D. c. " I'll doust am reproach to a micher; often repeated by wi stoans." Cornish Dial. boys :-“ Blackberry micher! Dewberry snail!"

Doucet-pie, a sweet-herb pie. [Doucet, Dibhen, a fillet of deal. D.

perhaps from dulcis. ] D. Bishop Lyte Diddling, latling. " She is always a

ielton and Dean Milles's manuscripts.

I never heard the word in Devon, or diddling." "c.

elsewhere. Dildrums, " To tell dildruns and

Doveth, “ It doveth;" that is, “it Buckingham-jenkins," that is, to talk thaws." N.D. strungely and out of the way. This is Exmoorian language: I once heard the ex.

Dowl, the devil. pression at South Molton. Buckingham- rited.

Down, downcast, dejected; loze-spi

“ He's down in the mouth.” c. jenkins is conjectured to be an allusion to

Down, downs, a heathland, a comida, some old incredible story or ballad concerning á Jenkins of Buckingham.

an upland. This word (from douros, colDimmet, the dusk of the evening. Exm. lis) seems to extend throughout what is

now called the western circuit. Dinder, thunder. Exm, Disel, thistle, c. Dashel, Thistle. v.

Drag, a heavy hurrow to break the Dishwasher, diswash, u žuter wugtail.

clods in stiff land.

Drang, a narrow passage between tæa C. D.

houses; a narrow lane. D. A gutier, & Dizzen, dozen., D.

wheel rut. Do, to be do, to be done.

Drashel, the threshold of a door. D. Doan, wet; dump breud. Dean

Drashal, for thrashal, a flail. Milles.

Drawbreech. “ A mosy drawbreech;** Doattie, to, to nod the heud in sleep that is, " a filthy jade, ikat seems laden while sitting up.

with dirt at her tail." Ex:. Dock, to,“ to duck a horse;" that is,

Dreekstool, the threshold of a door. c.D. to cut off some joints of the tail. c.

Dreule, to, to dricel. c. D. * Dreul Dock, a crupper of a saddle. Documenting, lecturing; s. D.

ling away iny time;" that is, " drivelling Doil, to, to dwall, to talk distractedly, ar foolisbly. “To tell doil;" that is, crowd.

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