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ratio of that antecedent to the consequent. Thus dictates of our faculties, we say the inference in raA tional,

Glanville's Scepsis. the ratio of A to B is but the ratio of B to A

In human occurrences, there have been many B B

12 well directed intentions, whose rationalities will is ; and in numbers, the ratio of 12 to 4 is A

never bear a rigid examination. 4 1

Browne's Vulgar Erroners. 3, or triple; but the ratio of 4 to 12 is

Can any kind of ratiocination allow Christ all the 12

marks of the Messiah, and yet deny him to be the or subtriple. And here note, that the quantities Messiah?

South. thus compared must be of the same kind ; that Upon the proposal of an agreeable object, it may is, such as by multiplication may be made to rationally be conjectured, that a man's choice will exceed one the other, or as these quantities are rather incline him to accept than to refuse it. South. said to have a ratio between them, which, being

When God has made rationality the common pormultiplied, may be made to exceed one another. tion of mankind, how came it to be thy enclosure? Thus a line, how short soever, may be multiplied,

Government of the Tongue. that is, produced so long as to exceed any given any ratiocination or study, and could not fail con

Such an inscription would be self-evident without right line ; and consequently these may be com- stantly to exert its energy in their minds. Bentley. pared together, and the ratio expressed ; but as

If your arguments be rational, offer them in as á line can never, by any multiplication whatever, moving a manner as the nature of the subject will be made to have breadth, that is, to be made admit; but beware of letting the pathetic part swal. equal to a superficies, how small soever; these low up the rational.

Swift. can therefore never be compared together, and If it be our glory and happiness to have a rational consequently have no ratio or respect one to nature, that is endued with wisdom and reason, that another.

is capable of imitating the divine nature ; then it RATION, in the army, a portion of ammuni- must be our glory and happiness to improve our reation, bread, drink, and forage, distributed to son and wisdom, to act up to the excellency of our each soldier in the army, for his daily subsistence, rational nature, and to imitate God in all our actions,

to the utmost of our power.

Law. &c. The borse have rations of hay and oats when

RATS'BANE, n. s. Rat and bane. Poison they cannot go out to forage. The rations of

for rats; arsenic. bread are regulated by weight. The ordinary ration of a foot soldier is a pound and a half of Unless the new-found pois’ning trick of France ?

When murder's out, what vice can we advance, bread per day. The officers have several rations, And when their art of ratsbane we have got, according to their quality, and the number of By way of thanks, we'll send 'em o'er our plot. attendants they are obliged to keep. When the

Dryden. ration is augmented on occasions of rejoicing, it He would throw ratsbane up and down a house, is called a double ration. The ships' crews have where children might come at it. L'Estrange. also their rations, or allowances of biscuit and I can hardly believe the relation of his being poi. water, proportioned according to their stock. soped, but sack might do it, though ratsbane would RATIONAL, adj. Latin rationalis.

Swift to Pope. Ratioc'INATE, v. n. Having reason; agree

RATISBON, German Regensburg, an Ratiocina'tion, n. s. able to reason; wise: to cient city of Bavaria, long known as the place Ratiocin'ative, adj. ratiocinate (not used) of meeting for the imperial diet. It is situated Ra’TIONALIST, n. s. means, to reason or

on the south bank of the Danube, opposite to RationAL'ITY, argue,

ratiocination the influx of the river Regen, from which its Rationally, adv. corresponding : ratio- German name is derived, and is surrounded with cinative is argumentative: rationalist is, one who an earthen mound, though not defensible against reasons or proceeds upon reason : rationality, an army. It is built of stone, but the houses are power of reason; or reasonableness: rationally very high and old; the streets narrow and follows the senses of rational.

crooked. The town-house partakes of the gloomy He often used this comparison : the empirical ment where the diet held its sittings is plain

character of the rest of the town, and the apartphilosophers are like to pismires ; they only lay up and use their store : the rationalists are like to spi

even to meanness. But the cathedral and the ders; they spin all out of their own bowels : but church of St. Emeran, the former a .venerable give me a philosopher, who, like the bee, hath a mid- Gothic pile and the latter containing a number dle faculty, gathering from abroad, but digesting that of good paintings, are worth attention; and after which is gathered by his own virtue. Bacon. these the episcopal residence, a palace belonging

God decreed to create man after his own image, a to the prince of Tour and Taxis ; the Jesuits' free and rational agent.

Hammond. college; the arsenal, and the Haidplatz, where The discerning of that connexion or dependence tournaments were formerly given. Here is also which there is betwixt several propositions, whereby a public drawing-school, two public libraries, we are enabled to infer one proposition from another, and several hospitals. which is called ratiocination or discourse. Wilkins. What higher in her society thou findest

When Ratisbon had the exclusive navigation Attractive, humane, rational, love still. Milton.

of the Danube to Vienna, and upwards to Ulm, Some consecutions are so intimately and evidently but it possesses still a considerable share of

it was of course far more brisk as a trading town; clusion is attained quasi per saltum, and without any traffic in timber, corn, and salt. The town has thing of ratiocinative process, even as the eye sees

extensive dock-yards for the building of boats his object immediately, and without any previous and lighters, and a number of breweries and disdiscourse.

Hale's Origin of Mankind. tilleries, but few manufactures. It has long been a When the conclusion is deduced from the unerring favorite residence of the respectable classes of so



ciety; and formerly the presence of the diet, which I'll hold ten pound my dream is out ;
assembled here habitually, from 1662, until the ex- I'd tell it you but for the rattle
tinction of the body in 1805, contributed much to

Of those confounded drums.


She that would sometimes ratlle off her servants its support. The majority of the inhabitants are Catholics; and Ratisbon (reduced in 1817 to a sharply, now, if she saw them drunk, never took


Arbuthnot. bishopric) was long the see of an archbishop, who had a considerable territory, and was at the The rhymes and rattles of the man or boy;

Farewel then, verse, and love, and every toy, head he abbey of St. Emeran, situated within What right, what true, what fit we justly call, the walls, and a small town of itself. In the Let this be all my care, for this is all. Pope. river is an island, crossed by a bridge of great He is a man of pleasure, and a free-thinker ; he is length, extending across the Danube, and con- an assertor of liberty and property ; he rattles it out necting the city with its northern suburb, Stad- against popery.

Swifi. tham Hof. In April 1809, this country was RATTLESNAKE. See CROTALUS. the scene of obstinate contests between the

RAV'AGE,v.a.& n. s. 2 French and Austrians. Ratisbon is sixty-three

Fr. ravager; barb, miles N. N. E. of Munich, and 127 south-west waste; ransack ; pillage: the spoil or ruin thuś

Ravager, n. s. ŠLat. brassiure. To lay of Prague. Population 20,000. RATTEEN', n. s. Fr. ratine ; Span. ratina.

made : ravager, he who makes it. A kind of stuff.

Some cruel pleasure will from thence arise,

To view the mighty ruvage of your eyes. We'll rig in Meath-street Egypt's haughty queen,

Dryden. And Antony shall court her in rutteen. Swift. Would one think 'twere possible for love

To make such ruvage in a noble soul? Addison. RATTLE, v. n., v.a. & n. s. / Belg. ratelen;

Those savages were not then what civilized manRAT’TLE-SNAKE, 1. s. S or a frequentative kind is now; but withoui mutual society, without of Sax. seoran. To make a sharp, quick, or clat- arms of offence, without houses or fortifications, an tering noise ; speak clamorously or eagerly; to obvious and exposed prey to the ravage of devouring move any thing so as to make a clatter; to stun beasts.

Bentley. or drive with noise; scold : the noise made; When that mighty empire was overthrown by the loud and empty talk'; a child's toy: the rattle- northern people, vast sums of money were buried to snake is the genus crotalus of amphibia, ser- escape the plundering of the conquerors; and what

remained was carried off by those ravagers. Swift. pentes. See CROTALUS.

His blasts obey, and quit the bowling hill, The quiver rattleth against him. Job xxxix. 23. The shattered forest, and the ravaged vale. The noise of a whip, of the rattling of the wheels,

Thomson. of prancing horses, and of the jumping chariots. Cambyses marched one army from Thebes, after

Nahum iii. 2.

having overturned the temples, ravaged the country, Sound but another, and another shall,

and deluged it with blood, to subdue Ethiopia · this As loud as thine, rattle the welkin's ear, army almost perished by famine, insomuch that they And mock the deep-mouthed thunder.

"repeatedly slew every tenth man to supply the reShakspeare. mainder with food.

Darwin. The rattles of Isis, and the cymbals of Brasilea,

RAUÄCITY, n. s. Lat. raucus. Hoarseness; nearly enough resemble each other. Raleigh.

He should be well enough able to scatter the Irish loud rough noise. as a flight of birds, and ratile away this swarm of

Inequality not stayed upon, but passing, is rather bees with their king.


an increase of sweetness; as in the purling of a They had, to affright the enemies horses, big rat

wreathed string, and in the ruucity of a trumpet.

Bacon's Natural History. tles covered with parchment, and small stones within ; but the rattling of shot might have done better service. RAVE, d. n. 2

Fr. rêver ; Belg. reven; Hayward. RA'VINGLY, adv. Lat. rabo. To be delirious; All this ado about the golden age is but an empty talk irrationally or incoherently; burst into furious rattle and frivolous conceit.

Hakewill. exclamations. Opinions are the rattles of immature intellects, but Shall these wild distempers of thy mind, the advanced reasons have outgrown them.

This tempest of thy tongue, thus rave, and find Glanville's Scepsis. No opposition ?

Sandy's Paruphrase on Job. She loses her being at the very sight of him, and In this depth of muses, and divers sorts of disdrops plump into his arms, like a charmed bird into

courses, would she ravingly have remained. Sidney. the mouth of a rattlesnake. More's Foundling. Our ravings and complaints are but like arrows

With jealous eyes at distance she hath seen shot up into the air, at no mark, and so to no purpose. Whispering with Jove the silver-footed queen;

Temple, Then, impotent of tongue, her silence broke,

Another partiality is as fantastical and wild, atThus turbulent in rattling tone she spoke. Dryden. tributing all knowledge to the ancients or the Her chains she rattles, and her whip she shakes. moderns; this raving upon antiquity, in matter of

Id. poetry, Horace has wittily exposed in one of his They want no rattles for their froward mood, satires.

Locke. Nor nurse to reconcile them to their food. Id. Her grief has wrought her into frenzy !

Hearing Æsop had been beforehand, he sent for The images her troubled fancy forms him in a rage, and ratiled him with a thousand trai- Are incoherent, wild ; her words disjointed: tors and villains for robbing his house. L'Estrange. Sometimes she raves for musick, light, and air ;

The rattlesnake is so called from the rattle at the Nor air, nor light, nor musick calm her pains. end of his tail. Grew's Museum.

Smith. There she assembles her blackest storms,

He swore he could no
And the rude hail in rattling tempest forms.

With ten thousand ratings.

Rorce's Royal Convert

leave me,

to escape:

Wonder at my patience,

Thy desires Have I not cause to rare, and beat my breast,

Are wolfish, bloody, starved, and raderous. To rend my heart with grief, and run distracted ?

Shakspeare. Addison. He made the greedy ravens to be Elias' caterers, Men who thus rave, we may conclude their brains and bring him food.

King Charles. are turned, and one may as well read lectures at

As when a flock Bedlam as treat with such.

Of ravenous fowl, through many a league remote, Government of the Tongue. Against the day of battle, to a field It soon infecteth the whole member, and is ac- Where armies lie encamped come flying, lured companied with watching and raving. Wisemun. With scent of living carcasses. Revenge, revenge, thus raving through the streets,

Milton's Paradise Lost. I'll cry for vengeance.

Southern's Spurtan Dame. To me, who with eternal famine pine, RAV'EL, v. a. & v. n. Belg. ravelen. To

Alike is hell, or paradise, or heaven;

There best, where inost with ruvin I may meet. entangle; perplex; involve; entwist one with

Milton. another; unweave; undo knit-work; to fall into

The ravenousness of a lion or bear are natural to perplexity or confusion ; work in a perplexed them; yet their mission upon an extraordinary occa. state.

sion may be an actus imperatus of divine providence. Sleep, that knits up the raveled sleeve of care.

Hale. Shakspeure.

I have seen a perfectly white raven, as to bill as As you unwind her love from him,

well as feathers.

Boyle on Colours. Lest it should ravel, and be good to none,

On several parts a several praise bestows, You must provide to bottom it on me. Id.

The ruby-lips, and well-proportioned nose, It will be needless to ravel far into the records of

The snowy skin, the raven glossy hain, elder times; every man's memory will suggest many The dimpled cheek. pertinent instances. Decay of Piety.

Dryden's Cymon and Iphigenia. They but ravel it over loosely, and pitch upon The more they fed, they ruvened still for more, disputing against particular conclusions, that, at the They drained from Dan, and left Beersheba poor; first encounter of them single, seem harsh to them.

But when some lay preferment fell by chance,

Digby. The Gourmands made it their inheritance. Dryden. Give the reins to wandering thought,

They might not lie in a condition exposed to the Regardless of his glory's diminution ;

ravin of any vermin that may find them, being unable Till, by their own perplexities involved,

Ray. They ravel more, still less resolved,

'What! the kind Ismena, But never find self-satisfying solution.

That nursed me, watched my sickness! ob she Milton.

watched me, If then such praise the Macedonian got, As ravenous vultures watch the dying lion. Smith. For having rudely cut the Gordian knot ;

The raven once in snowy plumes was drest, What glory's due to him that could divido White as the whitest dove's unsullied breast, Such raveled interests, has the knot untied,

His tongue, his prating tongue, had changed him And without stroke so smooth a passage made,

quite Where craft and malice such obstructions laid!

To sooty blackness from the purest white. Addison.

Waller. Convulsions rack man's nerves, and cares his The humour of ravelling into all these mystical or

breast, intangled matters, mingling with the interest and His flying life is chased by ravening pains passions of princes and of parties, and thereby Through all his doubles in the winding veins. heightened and inflamed, produced infinite disputes.

Blackmore. Temple. Hence Gildon rails, that raven of the pit, Ravelin, in fortification, was anciently a flat Who thrives upon the carcasses of wit.

Young bastion placed in the middle of a curtain. See Raven, in ornithology. See Corvus. FORTIFICATION.

Ravenna, a large town in the east of Italy, RA'VEN, n.s., v.a. &0.n. Saxon præfn, and states of the church, situated in a marshy Rav'Enous, adj. præfian, to rob; district at the mouth of the Montone. In the Rav'ENOUSLY, adv. Belg. raven; Goth. time of the Lower empire it stood on a bay of

RAV'ENOUSNESS, n. S. and Swed. rafn. the Adriatic, and had a considerable port, sepaA large black carnivorous fowl, whose cry is rated from the city by the Via Cæsaris ; but this supposed ominous: to prey rapaciously: the ad- port is now filled up with mud, and the city, jective, &c., corresponding.

though still occupying its former site, as proved Benjamin shall raven as a wolf; in the morning he by the ancient monuments it contains, is now at shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide a distance of three or four miles from the sea. the spoil.

Genesis. The situation is pleasant, though unhealthy from They gaped upon me with their mouths, as a the marshy nature of the ground. This has been ravening and a roaring lion. Psalm xxii. 13.

partly remedied by carrying along the side of the The lion strangled for his lionesses, and filled his town the rivers Montone and Ronco. In former holes with prey, and his dens with ravin. Nuhum.

times Ravenna was surrounded with lagunes : at The raven himself is hoarse That crokes the fatal entrance of Duncan

present, though encircled with a mound, it is not Under my battlements. Shakspeare. Macbeth.

a place of strength. Its streets are straight and Thriftless ambition, that will raven up

broad, but gloomy; and the town has a deserted hine own life's means.


aspect. The niost interesting objects are the moThe cloyed will

numents of antiquity, in particular the ruins of That satiate yet unsatisfied desire, that tub the palace of Theodoric, and the Porta Aurea, a Both filled and running, ravening first the lamb, splendid gate of marble. Smaller monuments, Longs after for the garbage. Id. Cymbeline. as mosaics, bas reliefs, and statues, are found in all parts of the town. The cathedral is a fine but always insisted that he acted from his own modern edifice, having its nave supported by impulse, and that he could accuse nobody. On four ranges of columns of Grecian marble. The the day of his execution, after he had niade the octagon church of St. Vitale, erected about the amende honourable before the church of Notre sixth century, is likewise supported by pillars of Dame, he was carried to the Greve; and tied to Grecian marble, brought from Constantinople. a wooden engine in the shape of a St. Andrew's Another church, called the Rotonda, and situated cross. His right hand, with the knife with which outside of the town, was built in honor of Theo- he did the murder fastened in it, was first burnt doric, by his daughter Amalasonda. Ravenna in a slow fire; then the fleshy parts of his body contains likewise the tomb of Dante. It was were torn with red-hot pincers, and melted lead, made a Roman colony by Augustus : Tiberius oil, pitch, and rosin poured iuto the wounds. repaired its walls, and made other improvements; The people refused to pray for him; and when, and the emperor Honorius made it the seat of his according to the sentence pronounced upon him, residence. Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths, he came to be dragged to pieces by four horses, having, in the latter part of the fifth century, be- one of those that were brought appearing to be come master of Italy, fixed here the seat of his but weak, one of the spectators offered his own, empire, and erected several buildings. Ravenna with which the criminal was much moved : he is was also the residence of the imperial lieutenants said to have then made a confession, which was so in the reign of Justinian; and Longinus, the written by the greffier Voisin that not one word successor of Narses, took the title of exarch, borne of it could ever be read. He was very earnest by the governors of Italy during 175 years that for absolution, which his confessor refused, unthey resided at Ravenna. The exarchate was less he would reveal his accomplices; ‘give it brought to a close in the eighth century, by Pe- me conditionally,' said he, upon condition that pin, father of Charlemagne, who made it over to I have told the truth, which he did. His body the see of Rome. On Easter day, 1512, a was so robust, that it resisted the force of the battle was fought in the neighbourhood between four horses; and the executioner was at length the French and Spaniards, in which the former obliged to cut him into quarters, which the took Ravenna by assault, and plundered it in a people dragged through the streets. The house manner which it never recovered. The town has in which he was born was demolished, and a given birth to several eminent men, and is still column of infamy erected; his father and the see of an archbishop, and the residence of a mother were banished from Angoulesme, and papal legate. Its manufactures, chiefly of silk, ordered to quit the kingdom upon pain of being are inconsiderable, but it has a great annual fair. hanged, if they returned, without any form of Population 12,000. Forty miles east of Bolog- process; his brothers, sisters, uncles, and other na, and seventy north-east of Florence.

relations, were commanded to lay aside the name Ravenna (John de), otherwise called Mal- of Ravịlliac, and to assume some other. Such phaghino, was born in Ravenna in 1352. He was the fate of this murderer, who, according to studied under Donatus the grammarian. After a his own account, suffered himself to be impelled wandering life, for some years, he settled at Pa- to the act by the seditious sermons and books of dua, where Sicco, one of his scholars, says he the Jesuits, whom Henry, rather out of fear than taught the Roman eloquence and moral philoso- love, had recalled and caressed. Neither the phy, with applause and success beyond all the dying words of Ravilliac, nor so much of his professors of that period. In 1397, his forty-fifth process as was published, were credited, by his year, John was invited by the magistrates of contemporaries. Various reports were circulated Florence to settle in that city, where he taught which it is unnecessary to recapitulate, as they many learned men. He died about 1418. were totally unsupported by any evidence. See

RAUGHT. The disused pret. and part. pass. France. of Reach. Snatched ; reached ; attained.

RAV'ISH, v. a. Fr. ravir ; Ital. rapire ; Lat. His tail was stretched out in wonderous length, rapio. To constuprate by force; deflower by That to the house of heavenly gods it raught,

violence; take away violently; overcome the And with extorted power and borrowed strength,

senses; hence transport with pleasure. The ever-burning lamps from thence it brought.


1 e thou ravished always with her love. Grittus, furiously running in upon Schenden, vio

Proverbs. lently raught from his head his rich cap of sables,

They ravished the women and maids. and with his horsemen took him. Knolles.

Lam. v. 11. The hand of death has raught him.

They are cruel and bloody, common ravishers of Shakspeare.

women, and murtherers children. Spenser. RAVILLIAC (Francis), the assassin of Henry They cut thy sister's tongue, and ravished her. IV. of France, was a native of Angoulesme, and

Shakspeare. at the time of his execution about thirty-two

These hairs which thou dost ravish from my chin, years of age. Ravilliac's parents lived upon

Will quicken and accuse thee. Id. King Lear. alms. His father was an inferior retainer to the away of men's wives, came in all those ancient

Of his several ravishments, betrayings and stealing law, and his son had been bred up in the same fables of his transformations and all that rabble of profession. Ravilliac had set up a claim to an Grecian forgeries.

Raleigh. estate, but the cause went against him, which af- As all the housewiferies of deities are fected his mind. He afterwards kept a school, To heare a voice so ravishingly fair. Chapman. and received gifts of small value from the parents A ravisher must repair the temporal detriment to of those whom he taught. When he was put to the maid, and give her a dowry, or marry her if she, the torture, he broke out into horrid execrations, desire it.



Tell them ancient stories of the ravishment of, was translated and printed in England in 1893. chaste maidens.

Id. Rule of Holy Living. Being persecuted for his religious opinions, he What a ravishment was that, when, having found retired to Linton, where he died in 1606. out the way to measure Hiero's crown, he leaped out His Flora Orientalis was published at Leyden of the bath, and, as if he were suddenly possest, ran

1755. naked up and down !

RAW, adj.

Sax. pneap; Teut, and
Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould

Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment?

Belg. raco, rauw; Goth.
Raw'head, n. s. Sand Swed. ra.

Uncooked ;
I owe myself the care,

Raw'ly, adv. unwrought; bare or stripped My fame and injured honour to repair ;

Raw'NESS, N. S. of skin; sore; unripe; new; From thy own tent, proud man, in thy despite, crude; bleak; chill: rawboned is having bones This hand shall ravish thy pretended right. scarcely covered with flesh: raw-head, a sup

Dryden. posed spectre or hobgoblin : the adverb and noun Turn hence those pointed glories of your eyes ; substantive following correspond with raw. For if more charms beneath those circles rise,

If there be quick raw flesh in the risings, it is an So weak my virtue, they so strong appear,

old leprosy.

Leviticus xiii. 50. I shall turn ravisker to keep you here.


Full of great lumps of Aesh, and gobbets rau. I told them I was one of their knight errants that

Spenser. delivered them from ravishment.

They carried always with them that weed, as their But when in beauty's light

house, their bed, and their garment; and, coming She meets my ravished sight,

lately into Ireland, they found there more special When through my very heart

use thereof, by reason of the raw cold climate. Her beaming glories dart ;

Jd. State of Ireland. 'Tis then I wake to life, to light, and joy.

All aloud the wind doth blow,

And coughing drowns the parson's saw;
RAVITZ, or Rawitsch, a fortified town of And birds sit brooding in the snow,
Prussian Poland, near the confines of Silesia. And Marian's nose looks red and raw.
It has a wall and ditch; four gates ; is regularly

Shakspeare. built, and the streets generally paved. Of the

I have in my mind 8000 inhabitants 1200 are Jews; the rest chiefly A thousand raw tricks of these bragging jacks.

Id. Lutherans. It has manufactures of woollen, linen, hats, and leather. The town was erected

Youthful still in your doublet and hose, this raw rheumatick day.

Id, by fugitives from Germany, during the thirty

Lean rawboned rascals ! who would e'er suppose years' war. In 1704 Charles XII. of Sweden

They had such courage ?

Id. took up his winter quarters here; but in 1707

Some crying for a surgeon, some upon the debts the Russians plundered and burned it down. In they owe, some upon their children rawly left. 1802 the greatest part was again burned by an

Id. Henry V. accidental fire. Fifty-five miles south of Posen. Why in that rawness left he wife and children, RAUJESHY, an extensive district of Bengal, without leave taking ?

Id. Macbeth. situated principally between 24° and 250 of Some people, very saw and ignorant, are very unN. lat. It is intersected and watered in its worthily and unfitly nominated to places, when men whole length by the Ganges and other rivers. It of desert are held back and unpreferred. produces four-fifths of the silk exported from

Raleigh's Essays. Bengal, and contains Moorshudabad, Baulea,

Distilled waters will last longer than raw waters.

Bacon. Commercolly, and Bogwangola, and 1,500,000

Charles V., considering the rawness of his seamer, inhabitants. The zemindary of this district had been long possessed by a Hindoo family, the last established a pilot major for their examination.

Hakewill. of whom, dreading the tyranny of the nabob

The fire digests the rawness of the night. Moorshud Cooly Jaffier Khan, terminated his

Bp. Hall. Contemplation. own existence, and the zemindary was transferred Sails were spread to every wind that blew, about the year 1722 to a person named Ramje- Raw were the sailors and the depths were new. won, whose family still retain it.

Dryden. RAURICUM, in ancient geography, a town

Hence draw thy theme, and to the stage permit of the Raurici, situated over against Abnoba, a Rawhead and bloody bones, and hands and feet,

Id. mountain from which the Danube takes its rise. Ragouts for Tereus or Thyestes drest. It was a Roman colony, led by Lucius Munatius

The wolf was content to barter away a rawboned

carcase for a smooth and fat one. Plancus, the scholar and friend of Cicero; called

L'Estrange. Colonia Rauriaca, by Pliny, Raurica, and Au- tion, by telling them of rawhead and bloody bones.

Servants awe children, and keep them in subjecgusta Rauricorum. The town was destroyed in

Locke. Julian's time.

People, while young and raw, and soft-natured, RAUVOLFIA, a genus of the monogynia are apt to think it an easy thing to gain love, and order, and pentandria class of plants; natural reckon their own friendship a sure price of another order thirtieth, cortortæ. It is named after the man's; but, when experience shall have once opened celebrated botanist Rauwolf.

their eyes, they will find that a friend is the gift of RAUWOLF (Leonard), a learned physician God.

South. and botanist of the sixteenth century, born in RAWANKRAD, a noted long and narrow Augsburg. To acquire the knowledge of botany, lake in the mountains of Thibet, to the north he travelled through Syria, Arabia, and America. of the great Himmaleh range. It is connected He published an Account of his Travels, which with the lake Mansorawar, and gives rise to the

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