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is much stupidity, and the head seems much meets. If the mad dog escapes being killed, he affected, a blister on the top is often serviceable. seldom runs above two or three days, when he Fits.

Dogs are peculiarly subject to fits. dies exhausted with heat, hunger, and disease.' These are of various kinds, and arise from va

Blaine describes this formidable disease as comrions causes. In distemper, dogs are frequently mencing sometimes by dullness, stupidity, and attacked with convulsive fits, which begin with retreat from observation; but more frequently, a champing of the mouth and shaking of the particularly in those dogs which are immediately head, gradually extending over the whole body. domesticated around us, by some alteration in Sometimes an active emetic will stop their pro- their natural habits; as a disposition to pick up gress, but more generally they prove fatal. and swallow every minute object on the ground; Il'orms are often the cause of fits in dogs. These or to lick the parts of another dog incessantly; deprive the animal wholly of sense; he runs or to lap his own urine, &c. About the second wild till he becomes exhausted, when he gra or third day the disease usually resolves itself dually recovers, and perhaps does not have one into one of two types. The one is called raging, again for some weeks. Confinement produces and the other dumb madness. These distinctions tis and likewise costiveness. Cold water thrown are not, however, always clear; and to which is over a dog will generally remove the present owing so much discrepancy in the accounts aitack of a fit; and for the prevention of their given by different persons of the disease. future recurrence it is evident, that the foregoing The raging madness, by its term, has led to account of causes must be attended to.

an erroneous conclusion, that it is accompanied Inflamed bowels. Dogs are very subject to with violence and fury; whi however, is selinflammation of their hovels, from costiveness, dom the case : such dogs are irritable and snapfrom cold, or from poison. When inflammation pish, and will commonly fly at a stick held to arises from costiveness it is in general very slow them, and are impatient of restraint: but they in its progress, and is not attended with very are seldom violent except when irritated or woracute pain, but it is characterised by the want otried. On the contrary, till the last moment they evacuation and the vomiting of the food taken, will often acknowledge the voice of their master, though it may be eaten with apparent appetite. and yield some obedience to it. Neither will In these cases the principal means to be made they insually turn out of their way to bite human use of are the removal of the constipation by persons; but they have an instinctive disposiactive purging, clysters, and the warm bath. tion to do it to dogs; and in a minor degree to Calomel with aloes forms the best purge. But other animals also: but, as before observed, selwhen the inflammation may be supposed to arise dom attack mankind without provocation. from cold, then the removing of any costiveness Dumb madness is so called because there is that may be present is but a secondary consi- seldom any barking heard, but more particuderation. This active kind of inflammation is larly, because the jaw drops paralytic, and the characterised by violent panting, total rejection tongue lolls out of the mouth, black, and appaof food, and constant sickness. There is great rently strangulated. A strong general character heat in the belly, and great pain; it is also ac of the disease, is the disposition to scratch their companied with great weakness, and the eyes are hed towards their belly; and equally so is the very red. The bowels should be gently opened general tendency to eat trash, as hay, straw, with clysters, but no aloes or calomel should be wood, coals, dirt, &c.: and it should be rememmade use of. The belly should be blistered, hered, that this is so very common and so invahaving first used the warın bath. When the in- riable, that the finding these matters in the stom Aammation arises from poison, there is then con mach after death, should always render a suspistant sickness, the nose, paws, and ears are cold, cion formed of the existence of the disease conand there is a frequent evacuation of brown or firmed into certainty. Blaine is also at great bloody stools. Castor oil shoula be given, and pains to disprove the prtion generally enterclysters of mutton brotn, thrown up, but it tained, that rabid dogs are averse to water; and seldom any treatment succeeds.

neither drink or come near it. This error he Inflamed lungs. Pleurisy is not an uncom- contends has led to most dangerous results; and mon disease arrong dogs. It is sometimes epi- is so far from true, that mad dogs from their heat demic, carrying off' great numbers. Its attack is and fever are solicitous for water, and lap it rapid, and it generally terminates in death on eagerly. When the dumb kind exists in its full the third day, by a great effusion of water in force, dogs cannot swallow what they attempt to the chest. It is seldom that it is taken in time, lap; but still they will plunge their heads in it, when it is, bleeding is useful, and blisters may and appear to feel relief by it: but in no inbe applied to the chest.

stance out of many hundreds, did he ever disMadness. The symptoms of madness are thus cover the smallest aversion to it. He lays very summed up by Mr. Daniel :—* At first the dog great stress on the noise made by rabid dors, looks dull, shows an aversion to his food and which he says is neither a bark nor a howl, but company, does not bark as usual, but seems to a tone compounded of both. It has been said murmur; is peevish, and apt to bite strangers; by some that this disorder is occasioned by heat his ears and tail drop more than usual, and or bad food, and by others that it never arises he appears drowsy; afterwards he begins to loll from any other cause but the bíte. Accordingly, out his tongue, and froth at the inouth, his eyes this malady is rare in the northern parts of seeming heavy and watery: if not confined he Turkey, more rare in the southern provinces of soon goes off, runs panting along with a de- that empire, and totally unknown under the jected air, and endeavours to bite any one he burning sky of Egypt. At Aleppo, where inese

animals perish in great numbers, for want of proportion of these, other means were used, as water and food, and by the heat of the climate, the actual or potential cautery: but in all the this disorder was never known. In other parts animals other means were purposely omitted. of Africa, and in the hottest zone of America, That this remedy, therefore, has a preventive dogs are never attacked with madness. Blaine quality, is unquestionable, and now perfectly knows of no instance of the complaint being established; for there was not the smallest cured, although he has tried to their fullest extent doubt of the animals mentioned either having the popular remedies of profuse bleedings, strong been bitten, or of the dog being mad who bit mercurial and arsenical doses, vinegar, partial them, as great pains were in every instance taken drowning, night-shade, water plantain, &c.: he to ascertain these points. To prevent canine therefore recommends the attention to be princi- madness, Pliny recommends worming of dogs; pally directed towards the prevention of the ma- and from his time to the present it has had, most lady. The preventive treatment of rabies or deservedly, says Daniel, its advocates. He tells madness is, according to Blaine, always an easy us, that he has had various opportunities of process in the human subject, from the imme- proving the usefulness of this practice, and rediate part bitten being easily detected; in which commends its general introduction. Blaine, on case the removal of the part by excision or cau- the contrary, asserts that the practice of wormtery is an effectual remedy. But, unfortunately ing is wholly useless, and founded in error; and for the agriculturist, it is not easy to detect the that the existence of any thing like a worm bitten parts in cattle, nor in dogs; and it would under the tongue is incontestably proved to be be therefore most desirable if a certain internal false; and that what has been taken for it, is preventive were generally known. Dr. Mead's merely a deep ligature of the skin, placed there powder, the Ormskirk powder, sea-bathing, and to restrain the tongue in its motions. He also many other nostrums are deservedly in disre- observes, that the pendulous state of the tongue pute : while a few country medicines, but little in what is termed dumb madness, with the existknown beyond their immediate precincts, have ence of a partial paralysis of the under jaw, by maintained some character. Conceiving that which they could not bite, having happened to these must all possess some ingredient in com- dogs previously wormed, has made the inability mon, he was at pains to discover it; and which to be attributed to this source, but which is he appears to have realized, by obtaining, among wholly an accidental circumstance; and happens others, the composition of Webb's Watford drink. equally to the wormed and unwormed dog. In this mixture, which is detailed below, he con Mange. This is a very frequent disease in siders the active ingredient to be the buxus or dogs, and is an affection of the skin, either caught box, which has been known as a prophylactic by contagion, or generated by the animal. The as long as the times of Hippocrates and Celsus, scabby inange breaks out in blotches along the who both mention it. The recipe, detailed below, back and neck, and is common to Newfoundland has been administered to nearly three hundred dogs, terriers, pointers, and spaniels, and is the animals of different kinds, as horses, cows, sheep, most contagious. The cure should be begun by swine, and dogs : and appears to have succeeded removing the first exciting cause, if removable, in nineteen out of every twenty cases, where it such as filth or poverty; or, as more generally the was fairly taken and kept on the stomach. It contrary (for both will equally produce it), too appears also equally efficacious in the human full living. Then an application should be made subject; in which case he advises the extirpation to the parts, consisting of sulphur and sal amof the bitten parts also. The box ventive is moniac: tar-lime-water will also assist. When thus directed to be prepared :-Take of the fresh there is much heat and itching, bleed and purge. leaves of the tree-box two ounces, of the fresh Mercurials sometimes assist, but they should be leaves of rue two ounces, of sage half an ounce, used with caution; dogs do not bear them well. chop these fine, and boil in a pint of water to Worms. Dogs suffer very much from worms, half a pint; strain carefully, and press out the which, as in most animals, so in them, are of liquor very firmly; put back the ingredients into several kinds: but the effects produced are a pint of milk, and boil again to half a pint; nearly similar. In dogs having the worms the strain as before; mix both liquors, which forms coat generally stares; the appetite is ravenous, three doses for a human subject. Double this though the animal frequently does not thrive quantity is proper for a horse or cow. Two- the breath smells, and the stools are singular, thirds of the quantity is sufficient for a large dog, sometimes loose and flimsy, at others hard and half for a middling-sized, and one-third for a dry; but the most evil they produce is occasional small dog. Three doses are sufficient, given fits, or sometimes a continued state of convulsion, each subsequent morning, fasting; the quantity in which the animal lingers some time, and then directed being that which forms these three doses. dies; the fits they produce are sometimes of the As it sometimes produces strong effects on dogs, violent kind, at others they exhibit a more stupid it may be proper to begin with a small dose; character, the dog being senseless, and going but in the case of dogs we hold it always pru- round continually. The cure consists, while in dent to increase the dose till effects are evident, this state, in active purgatives joined with opium, by the sickness, panting, and uneasiness of the and the warm bath; any rough substance given dog. In the human subject, where this remedy internally, acts as a verinifuge to prevent the reappears equally efficacious, we have never wit

The worming of whelps is performed nessed any unpleasant or active effects, neither with a lancet, to slit the thin skin which immeare such observed in cattle of any kind: but diately covers the worm; a small awl is then to candor obliges us to add, that in a considerable be introduced under the wentre of the worn to



raise it up; the farther end of the worm will, Dogs of Venice was formerly the chief of the with very little force, make its appearance, and council, and the mouth of the republic; yet the with a cloth taking hold of that end, the other Venetians did not go into mourning at his death, will be drawn out easily; care should be taken as not being their sovereign, but only their first that the whole of the worm comes away without minister. At Venice he was elected for life; at breaking, and it rarely breaks unless cut into by Genoa, only for two years; he was addressed the lancet, or wounded by the awl.

under the title of serenity, which was esteemed Dogs' Skins, dressed with the hair on, are used superior to that of highness. In fact, the doge in muffs, made into a kind of buskins for persons of Venice was only the shadow of a prince; all in the gout and for other purposes. Dressed the authority being reserved to the republic. without the hair, they are used for ladies' gloves, Anciently, indeed, the doges were sovereigns ; and the linings of masks, being thought to make but, for a considerable time past, all the prerogathe skin peculiarly white and smooth. The French tives reserved to the quality of doge were these : import many of these skins from Scotland, under he gave audience to ambassadors; but did not give a small duty. Ilere, when tanned, they serve them any answer from himself, in matters of any for upper leathers for neat pumps. Dogs' skins importance; only he was allowed to answer as dressed are exported under a small, and imported he pleased to the compliments they made to the under a high duty. The French import from seignory. The doge, as being first magistrate, Denmark large quantities of dogs' hair, both was head of all the councils; and the credentials white and black. The last is esteemed the best, which the senate furnished its ministers in foreign and is worked up in the black list of a particular courts, were written in his name; but a secretary kind of woollen cloth.

of state signed and sealed them with the arms of Dogs, Isle of, a sniall tract of low land in the the republic. The ambassadors directed their county of Middlesex, opposite to Greenwich; despatches to the doge: yet he was not allowed where Togodumnus, brother of Caractacus, is open them but in presence of the counsellors. said to have been killed in a battle with the The money was struck in the doge's name, but Romans, A. D. 46. The Isle of Dogs is said to not with his stamp or arms. All the magistrales have derived its name from being the depôt of rose and saluted the doge when he came into the spaniels and greyhounds of Edward III.; council : but the doge rose to none but foreign and to have been chosen for this purpose because ambassadors. He nominated to all the benefices it lay contiguous to his sports of woodcock in the church of St. Mark; he was protector of shooting, and coursing the red deer, in Waltham the monastery of the Virgin, and bestowed cerand the other royal forests in Essex. It is well tain petty oflices of ushers of the household, calknown that, for the more convenient enjoyment led commanders of the palace. His family was of these sports, he generally resided, in the not under the jurisdiction of the master of the sporting season, at Greenwich.

ceremonies; and his children had staff-officers, One of the largest canals ever attempted in and gondoliers in livery. But his grandeur was England has been cut, nearly one mile and a quar- tempered with various circumstances, which renter in length, 142 feet wide at top, and twenty- dered it burdensome. He could not go out of four feet deep, across the Isle of Dogs, for short- Venice without leave of the council; and if he ening the passage of vessels to and from the pool, did he was liable to receive affronts, without and to avoid the long circuit by Greenwich and being entitled to demand satisfaction. His chilDeptford. When the locks and other works of dren and brothers were excluded from all the this canal were nearly finished, an unforeseen chief offices of state. They could not receive accident, by the blowing up of the coffer and any benefice from the court of Rome; but were preventer dams, just as the entrance-locks were allowed to accept of the cardinalate, as being no completed, on the 24th of July 1805, prevented benefice, nor including any jurisdiction. The this canal from being opened until the 9th of doge could not divest himself of his dignity, for December, when the Duchess of York West his ease; and, after his death, his conduct was Indiaman, of 500 tons burden, passed through it, examined by three inquisitors and five correctors, iv presence of the lord mayor and corporation of who sifted it with great severity. London. Several large sums of public money Dog-Fish. See SQCalus. having been granted out of the consolidated fund, DOGGER, in sea-language, a strong vessel with in aid of this project, for the repayment of them, two masts, used by the Dutch, &c., for fishing in vessels passing through this canal of 200 tons or the German sea, and on the Dogger-bank. Oa upwards paid, for three years after its completion, the main-mast are set two square-sails ; on the 2d. per ton; those from 200 to 100 tons, 11d. mizen-mast a gaff-sail, and above that a top-sail. per ton; from 100 to 50 tons, 1d. per ton; 50 Also a bow-sprit with a sprit-sail, and two or to 20 tons, 5s. each, and boats and craft Is. each. three jibs. The noble Docks adjoining, we have described DOGGER-BANK, in geography, a very extensive in the article of that name, which see

sand-bank in the German Ocean, between the DoG-BANE, in botany. See APOCYNUM. coast of England and Germany. It stretches DoG-BERRY-TREE. See Cornus.

south-east and north-west, beginning about DOG-DAYS. See CANICULA.

twelve leagues from Flamborough-head, aud er. DOGE, n. s.

Ital. dodge. The title of the tending nearly seventy-two leagues towards the chief magistrate of Venice and Genoa.

coast of Jutland. Between the Dogger and the Doria has a statue at the entrance of the doge's Well-bank, to the south, are the silver pits of the palace, with the title of deliverer of the commor

Ma which supply London with cod; a fish vroleh.

Addison. which loves the deep water ner the banks.



A sanguinary but indecisive engagement was that approach to infinite, whether in vastness or little fought near it on 5th August 1781, between the

Boyle English and Dutch.

I shall not presume to interpose dogmatically in a DOʻGGEREL, adj. & n. s. From dog. controversy, which I look never to see decided. Loosed from the measures or rules of regular

South. poetry; vile; despicable; mcan.

Our poet was a stoic philosopher, and all his moral Beside all this, he served his master

sentences are drawn from the dogmas of that sect. In quality of poetaster,


Learning gives us a discovery of our ignorance, And rhymes appropriate could make To every month i' the almanack;

and keeps us from being peremptory and dogmatical in our determinations.

Collier on Pride. When terms begin and end could tell, With their returns, in doggerel. Hudibras. Critics write in a positive dogmatick way, without

either language, genius, or imagination. Spectator. Then hasten Og and Doeg to rehearse, Two fools that crutch their feeble sense on verse;

One of these authors is indeed so grave, sentenWho by my muse to all succeeding times

tious, dogmatical a rogue, that there is no enduring Shall live, in spite of their own doggerel rhymes.

Swift. Dryden. Dogma, in canon law, is that determination which The hand and head were never lost of those consists in, and has a relation to, some casuistical Who dealt in doggerel, or who pined in prose. point of doctrine, or some doctrinal part of the chrisDryden's Juvenal. tian faith,

Aylife's Parergon. It is a dispute among the critics, whether burlesque

A dogmatist in religion is not a great way off from poetry ruhs best in heroic verse, like that of the Dis

a bigot, and is in high danger of growing up to be a pensary; or in doygerel, like that of Hudibras.

bloody persecutor. Watts's Improvement of the Mind. Addison's Spectator.

Nothing can be more unphilosophical than to be The vilest doggerel Grub-street sends

positive or dogmatical on any subject; and even if exWill pass for yours with foes and friends. Swift.

cessive scepticism could be maintained, it would not DOGGET (Thomas), an Irish comedian, was be more destructive to all just reasoning and inquiry.

Hime. a native of Dublin. Ile played comic characters at Drury-lane with applause, and finaliy became Perhaps what I have here not dogmatically but joint manager of that house. He died at Eltham deliberately written, may recal the principles of the in Kent in 1721, leaving a sum to provide a

drama to a new examination. coat and badge to be rowed for by six watermen,

Johnson's Preface to Shakspeare. yearly on the 1st of August, the day of the acces If the present establishment should fall, it is this sion of George I. He wrote a comedy called religion which will triumph in Ireland and in Engthe Country Wake, afterwards altered to Flora, land, as it has triumphed in France.

This religion, or Hob in the Well.

which laughs at creeds, and dogmus, and confessions

of faith, may be fomented equally amongst all descripDoggers, in the English alum-works, a name

tions, and all sects; amongst nominal catholics, and given by the workmen to a sort of stone found

amongst nominal churchmen; and amongst those disin the same mines with the true alum rock, and

senters who know little, and care less, about a presbycontaining some alum, though not near so much tery, or any of its discipline, or any of its doctrines. as the right kind. The county of York, which

Burke. abounds greatly with the true alum rock, affords At present, we can well conceive the probability also a very considerable quantity of these dog- of his dogmatism being patiently supported by attendgers; and in some places they approach so much ing admirers, awed by the literary eminence on which to the nature of the true rock, that they are

he stands.

Seward. wrought to advantage.

DOGMATISTS, a sect of ancient physicians, DOGʻMA, M s.

Fr. dogme; of which Hippocrates was the founder. They DOGMAT'Ic, adj.

Lat. dogma; Gr. are also called logici, logicians, from their using Dogmat'ıcal, adj. - qoyua, from de- the rules of logic in medical subjects. They laid DOGMAT’ICALLY, adv. ooypal, per. pass. down definitions and divisions ; reducing disDOGMAT’ICALNESS, n. S.

Lof δοκεω, *eases to certain genera, and those genera to DogʻMATISM,

judge. Fixed species, and furnishing remedies for them all; DooʻMATIST,

principle or doc- supposing principles, drawing conclusions, and DOG'MATIZE, v. n.

trine; see the ex- applying those principles and conclusions to parDog'MATIZER, n. s.

tract from Ay- ticular diseases under consideration; in which liffe: dogmatic and dogmatical mean authorita- sense, the dogmatists stand contradistinguished tive; positive; in the manner of a teacher. Dog- from empiries and methodists. matism and dogmaticalness, positiveness of opi

DOG-RIBBED INDIANS, a nation of North nion; over-bearing manner. To dogmatise, tc Americans, who inhabit round Lake Edland, in lay down propositions or opinions positively. the north-west part of North America. They are Such opinions, being not entered into the confes.

often at war with the Arathapescow ludians.

Both these tribes are among the most savage of sions of our church, are not properly chargeable either on Papists or Protestants, but on particular dogma- the human race. They trade with the Hudson tizers of both parties.

Hammond. Bay Company's settlements. I could describe the vanity of bold opinion, which

Dog-STAR. See Sirius. the dogmatists themselves demonstrate in all the con Dogs-TOOTII. See ERYTIIRONIUM. troversies they are engaged in. Glanville's Scepsis. Dog-WOOD. See CORNUS.

The dim and bounded intellect of man seldom Dog-wooD OF JAMAICA, a species of erythrina prosperously adventures to be dogmatical about things

Dog-wood TREE. See Piscipu.


Fall on,

DOIAGOI, an island of Asiatic Russia, in the Now my masters, happy man be his dole, say I Frozen Sea, at the entrance of Vagatskoi, or every man to his business.

Id. Waygat's Straits. Long. 57° 14' E., lat. 70° The personal fruition in any man cannot reach to 5' N.

feel great riches: there is a custody of them, or a DOILY, 7, . A species of woollen stuff, so power of dole and donative of them, or a fame of

Bacon. called, I suppose, says Dr. Johnson, from the them, but no solid use to the owner. name of the first maker.

Now thou art lifted up, draw me to thee, We should be as weary of one set of acquaintance, And, at thy death giving such liberal dole, though never so good, as we are of one suit, though Moist with one drop of thy blood my dry soul. never so fine: a fool and a doily stuff, would now

Donne Divine Poems. and then find days of grace, and be worn for variety. What if his eye-sight, for to Israel's God Congrere's Way of the World,

Nothing is hard, by miracle restored, DOIT, n. s. Dut. duyt; Erse. dought. A

He now be dealing dole among his foes, small piece of money.

And over heaps of slaughtered walk his way.

Milton. When they will not give a doit to relieve a lam

Let us, that are unhurt and whole, beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Shakspeare. Tempest.

and happy man be 's dole.

Hudibras. Jn Anna's wars a soldier, poor and old,

Clients of old were feasted ; now a poor
Had dearly earned a little pursc of gold;

Divided dole is dealt at the' outward door,
Tired with a tedious march, one luckless night
He slept, poor dog! and lost it to a doit. Pope.

Which by the hungry rout is soon dispatched.

Dryden's Juvenal. Dort was the ancient Scottish penny piece; of

At her general dole, which twelve were equal to a penny sterling. It

Each receives his ancient soul. Cleaveland, was a small copper coin, as thin as a silver penny and not much larger. Doits were extremely nu

Dole, n. s.

Old Fr. dole, seems merous in Scotland before the Union, and were

Doleʻrul, adj. to be the origin of the

Dole'FULLY, adv. first class of current for several years after it. Two of them

these were equal to the bodle, six to the baubee, and

Dole'FULNESS, n.s. words; and Lat. dolor eight to the acheson. Some of them, struck in the

Dole'sOME, adj. of the second. The reigns of Charles I. and II., with C. R.1 or C. R.II

DOLE'SOMELY, adv. substantive roots sig on the one side, and the thistle on the other, are

DOLE'SOMENESS, n.s. nify, in both, grief; still to be found in the cabinets of antiquaries.

Do'LOR, n. s.

sorrow; and hence its DOL, a town of France, in Brittany, depart

Dolorif'ic, adj. causes, pain ; deprivament of the Ille and Vilaine. Population 3300.

Do’lorous, adj. tion; and its expresIt is thirty-four miles north-west of Rennes, and

DoʻLOROUSLY, adv. sion, lamentation, com232 west of Paris.

plaint. DOLBEN (John), an English prelate, born at

For pone but you, or who of you it learns, Stanwick, in Northamptonshire, in 1625. Was

Can righfully aread so doleful lay. Spenser. educated at Westminster School, and at Christ

With kindly counter under mimick shade, Church, Oxford. In the civil wars he served as

Our pleasant Willy, ah! is dead of late; an officer in the royal army, and rose to the rank

With whom all joy and jolly merriment

Is also deaded, and in dolour drent. Id. of major. Returning on the decline of the king's affairs to college, he took his degrees and entered

We are taught, by his example, that the presence into orders. At the Restoration he obtained a

of dolorous and dreadful objects, even in minds must canonry of Christ Church, and the deanery of perfect, may, as clouds, overcast all seasonable joy.

Hooker. Westminster. He was promoted in 1666 to the Our sometime sister, now our queen, see of Rochester, and from thence in 1683 he

Have wc, as 'twere, with a defeated joy, removed to York, where he died of the small pox With mirth in funeral, and with dirge in marriage, in 1686. Some of his sermons are still extant. In equal scale weighing delight and dole, DOLCE (Charles, or Carlino), a celebrated* Taken to wife.

Shakspeare. Hamlet. historical and portrait painter, born at Florence I've words too few to take my leave of you, in 1616. He was the disciple of Vignali, and When the tongue's office should be prodigal, was particularly fond of representing pious sub To breathe the abundant dolour of the heart. Id. jects, though he sometimes painted portraits. Flis You take me in too dolourous a sense : works are easily distinguished by the peculiar I spake t' you for your comfort.

Id. delicacy with which he perfected all his composi

A mind fixed and bent upon somewhat that is tions, fy a pleasing tint of color, and by a ju- good, doth avert the dolours of death. Bacon. dicinus management of the chiaro scuro. His

They might hope to change performanre was remarkably slow ; and it is re Torment with ease, and soonest recompense ported that his brain was fatally affected by see Dole with delight. Milton's Paradise Lost. ing Lucas Jordana despatch more business in

No light, but rather darkness visible, four or five hours than he could have done in as

Served only to discover sights of woe, many months. He died in 1686.

Regions of sorrow; doleful shades, where peace DOLE, 1. s. From deal ; Sax. dælan, The And rest can never dwell.

Id. act of distribution or dealing. The thing dealt.

Yet to that hideous place not so confined
It was your presurmise,

By rigour unconniving, but that oft
That in the dule of blows your son might drop. Leaving my dolorous prison I enjoy
Shakspeare. Large liberty.


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