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unexpected as extraordinary, were developed, the highest idea of the workmanship of the an- . pieces which, for many centuries, had not been cient inhabitants. The interior, from one extreexposed to human eyes. Among other things, a mity to the other, is 190 feet, containing a great beautiful monolithic temple of very considerable number of apartments and galleries. The walls ditensions was discovered between the legs of are every where covered with hieroglyphics and the sphynx, having within it a sculptured lion bas-reliefs, in fresco colors, which are brighter and a small sphynx. In one of the paws of the than any color we have, and as fresh as if they great sphynx was another temple, with a sculp- had been only just laid on. But the finest antured lion standing on an altar. In front of the tique in this place is in the principal chamber. great sphynx were the remains of buildings, ap- It is a sarcophagus, formed of a single piece of parently temples, and several granite slabs with alabaster, nine feet seven inches long, three feet inscriptions cut into them, some entire and others nine inches wide, the interior and the exterior brcken. One of these is by Claudius Cæsar, being equally covered with hieroglyphics and recording his visits to the pyramids, and another figures, hollowed with a chisel. This sarcophaby Antoninus Pius; both of which, with the lit- gus sounds like a silver bell, and is as transpatle lions, are now in the British Museum. Se- rent as ice; no doubt, when I shall bave it veral paint-pots were also found fronting the transported to England, as I hope to do sucsphynx, with paint of different colors in them. cessfully, it will be esteemed as one of the most At Thebes, M. Belzoni made many new and precious treasures of which any European mucurious discoveries, and found many valuable seum can boast.' relics which had escaped the ravages of the in The most important, however, of M. Belzoni's vading Persians and the modern Arabs: he has labors in Egypt was the opening of the second also uncovered six tombs of the kings of Egypt, Pyramid of Ghiza, known by the name of Cewhich for centuries had not been entered, or, in- phrenes. But, for the particulars of this interdeed, known. That of Apis he represents as esting operation and its results, see PYRAMIDS uncommonly magnificent and interesting. 'It is OF EGYPT; and, for some recent discoveries in certainly,' he says, “the most curious and aston- regard to Trebes, the article of that title. ishing thing in Egypt, and impresses one with

EHRENBREITSTEIN, a once celebrated tions should be demolished, but this was profortress of Germany, in the Lower Electorate, tested against by the Austrian deputy. From considered as the key of the Rhine and the that period the French troops laid siege to it, Moselle, is situated near Coblentz, on the oppo- notwithstanding the armistice concluded in 1797, site side of the Rhine. It included three for- and closely blockaded it till the 24th of January tresses, the chief of which was thus named, and 1799, when it surrendered. At the bottom lies the other two Thal and Vallendar. The value the small town of Thal-Ehrenbreitstein, which and strength of Ehrenbreitstein have been often contains 3500 inhabitants; and carries on a mentioned by travellers, but were never so fully brisk trade with Coblentz, by a bridge of boats proved, as by the resistance it made to the across the Rhine. French, during a siege and blockade of two EHRET (George Dionysius), F.R.S. an years, in 1795 and 1796. In 1797 it was res- eminent botanical painter, son of a gardener of tored to Prussia; but the works were previ- the prince of Baden Durlach, was born in 1710. ously blown up. Though it is closely connected Visiting Paris, he was employed in the garden of with the country behind the dreary district of plants under the celebrated Jussieu, and then Weteravia, it has the appearance towards the came to England. lle went in 1736 to Holland, Rhine of being nearly insular, and perfectly and made drawings for Cliffort of Amsterdam. pyramidal. The abruptness of 'its elevation Under the direction of Linnæus, who gave him above Coblentz, is so little diminished by the lessons in botany, he formed the figures of plants breadth of the river, that the rock may almost for the Hortus Cliffortianųs, published in 1737, be said to threaten the city like a precipice; the and returning to England, in 1740, finally settled streets being as open to inspection from the here. He was patronised by the duchess of fortress, as those of a model on a table. The Portland, Drs. Sloane, Mead, and Fothergill, only entrance into the castle from the Rhine, is Ralph Willet, Esq., and other persons of taste: by a road cut in the solid rock, under four gate- He died in 1770. ways. So long ago as the fifteenth century, three EHRETIA, in botany, a genus of the monoyears were spent in digging a well through the gynia order, and pentandria class of plants; solid rock, to the depth of 280 feet, as is men- natural order forty-first, asperifoliæ : fruit is a tioned in an inscription within the castle. The bilocular berry : 'SEEDS solitary and bilocular; possession of this castle was confirmed to the the stigma emarginated. elector of Treves, in 1660, by the treaty of EHRHARTĂ, in botany, a genus of the moWestphalia; but as it was considered one of the nogynia order, and hexandria class of plants: keys of Germany, towards France, the governor CAL. is a two-valved, abbreviated, and one-flowalways took the oaths to the emperor and the ered glume: cor. a double glume, each twoempire, as well as the elector. The French valved; the exterior one compressed, and scyplenipotentiaries at Rastadt demanded the ces meter shaped, transversely wrinkled, and gashed sion of the fortress to the republic, which was at the basc. There are six stamina, three on obstinately refused by the deputies of the empire. each side the pistil in a parallel line. The At last it was mutually agreed that its fortifica- stigma is simple, compressed, four-tufted, and

torn at the top. Species nine, natives of the with a few horses. The clergyman has several West Indies, and South America.

other small islands under his charge, and, in EJAC'ULATE, v. a. Lat. ejaculor, from e visiting Cannay, has to perform a voyage of EsACULA'TION, n. s. -forth, and juculor to twenty-four miles, There is also a resident

EJACULATORY, adj. Shurl or throw, as a dart. Roman Catholic clergyman. Distant from the To dart out or shoot forth : applied metaphorically, shore of Scotland eight miles. to words or to acts of the mind. Ejaculation EJECT, v. a. ? Fr. jetter, from Lat. ejicio, is used both for the act of darting or throwing EJECT’ION, n. s. S ejectum ; i. e.

e out, and out, and words (hence prayers) or things ejacu- jacio to hurl. To throw out; expel: bence to lated : ejaculatory is throwing, or having the cast away; discharge. power of throwing out: hence, uttered shortly To have ejected whatsoever the church doth take or suddenly, and sudden or hasty.

account of, be it never so harmlesss in itself, and of There seemeth to be acknowledged, in the act of never so ancient continuance, without any other crime envy, an ejaculation or irradiation of the eye.

to charge it with, than only that it hath been the hap

Bacon's Essays. thereof to be used by the church of Rome, and not to In your dressing let there be ejaculations fitted to be commanded in the word of God, could not have the several actions of dressing; as at washing your been defended.

Hooker. hands, pray to God to cleanse your soul from sin. We are peremptory to dispatch

Taylor's Guide to Devotion. This viperous traitor ; to eject him hence, The continuance of this posture might incline to Were but our danger; and to keep him here, ease and drowsiness ; they used it rather upon some Our certain death; therefore it is decreed shore ejaculatory prayers, than in their larger devo- He dies to night. Shakspeare. Coriolanus. tions.

Duppu's Devotion, Infernal lightning sallies from his throat! We are not to value ourselves upon the merit of Ejected sparks upon the billows float ! Sandys. ejuculatory repentances, that take us by fits and starts. It was the force of conquest ; force with force

L'Estrange. Is well ejected, when the conquered can. Milton Being rooted so little way in the skin, nothing near The French king was again ejected when our king so deeply as the quills of fowls, they are the more submitted to the church.

Dryden. easily ejaculated.

Grew's Museum. Tears may spoil the eyes, but not wash away the The mighty magnet from the centre darts

alfiction ; sighs may exhaust the man, but not eject This strong, though subtile force, through all the the burthen.

South parts:

The heart, as said, from its contracted cave, Its active rays ejaculated thence,

On the left side ejects the bounding wave. Irradiate all the wide circumference. Blackmore.

Plackmore. He whose ejaculatory uses of God's name are not Will any man say, that if the words wboring and prayers for soine one, will find them curses to him. drinking were by parliament ejected out of the English seif.

Thomas. tongue, we should all awake next morning chaste and EICIISFELD, a province of Prussia (in part temperate.

Swifi. ceded to that power by Hanover, in 1818), and

These stories are founded on the ejection of the

Broome. part of the present principality of Calenberg. fallen angels from heaven. It is divided into the Upper and Lower Eichs. EJECTION, in Scotish law, is the turning fied, and contains 90,000 inhabitants. The out the possessor of any heritable subject by other and larger part, not belonging to Hanover, force; and is either legal or illegal. was a part of the electorate of Mentz.

1. EJECTION, ILLEGAL, is one person's vioEICHSTADT, a town •and bishop's see of lently turning another out of possession, without Bavaria, in the circle of the Upper Danube, lawful authority. situated in a valley on the Alt. The king of 2. EJECTION, Legal, is where a person having Bavaria conferred the title of prince of Eich no title to possess, is turned out by the authority stadt on Eugene Beauharnois, his son-in-law, of law. formerly viceroy of Italy. A convent in this EJECTMENT, in English law,a writ or action town is much visited by zealous Catholics as which lies for the lessee for years, on his being containing a supposed relic of St. Wilibald. ejected or put out of his land before the expiraPopulation 6000. Thirty-two miles N. N. E. of tion of his term, either by the lessor or a stranger. Augsburg.

It may also he brought by the lessor against the EICK (John Van), a celebrated Flemish lessee, for rent in arrears, or holding over his painter, commonly called John of Bruges, from term, &c. Ejectment of late is become an action his birth place, flourished in the fifteenth century, in the place of many real actions, as writs of and was the first who discovered the method of right, formedons, &c., which are very difficult, as painting in oil. Being a chemist, he found in well as tedious and expensive; and this is now the course of his experiments, that, hy grinding the common action for trial of titles and recocolors with linseed or nut oil, he could form them vering of lands, &c., illegally held from the right into a solid body which would resist water, and owner: yet where entry is taken away hy desvents, not need the varnish used in painting in water fines, recoveries, disseisins, &c. an ejeciment shall colors or in fresco. He presented the first pic- not be brought; whereby we find that all titles ture painted in this manner to Alphonsus I. cannot be tried by this action. The method of king of Naples, who was much pleased with it. proceeding in the action of ejectment is to draw Elder Duck. See Anas.

up a declaration, and feign therein a lease for EIGG, an island of the Hebrides, six miles three, five, or seven years, to him that would try in length and from one to three in breadth, con the title; and also feign a casual ejector or detaining a superficial area of about eleven square fendant; and then deliver the declaration to the miles. Kelp and wool are yielded here, together ejector, who serves a copy of it on the tenant in

huit ;


possession, and gives rotice at the bottom for of a common, piscary, &c. Cro. Jac. 150. For bim to appear and defend his title; or that he, underwood it lies, though a præcipe doth not. the feigned defendant, will suffer judgment by 2 Roll. Rep. 482, 483. But for uno clauso, or default, whereby the true tenant will be turned' una pecia terræ, &c. without certainty of the out of possession; to this declaration the tenant acres, and their nature, it doth not lie. 11 Rep. is to appear at the beginning of next term by his 55. 4 Mod. 1. It lieth of a close, containing attorney, and consent to a rule to be made de- three acres of pasture, &c. Also of so many sendant, instead of the casual ejector, and take acres of land covered with water; though not upon him the defence, in which he must confess de aquæ cursu.

Cro. Jac. 435. 1 Brownl. Jease, judgment, entry, and ouster, and at the 242. It also lies for a prebendal stall, after coltrial stand upon the title only: but in case the lation to it. i Wils. 14. tenant in possession does not appear, and enter EIGHT, adj. 7 Sax. eahta, ahta ; Belg. into the said rule in tiine, after the declaration


agt; Scottish and Teut. served, then, on affidavit being made of the ser

EIGHTEEN', acht; Goth. ahta, attha, vice of the declaration, with the notice to appear Eighteen’TH, and ath; Dan. atte; Fr. as aforesaid, the court will order judgment to be EIGHT'FOLD,

Lat. octo; Gr. orto. entered against the casual ejector by default; and

EIGHTH'LY, adv. A word of number; twice thereupon the tenant in possession, by writ ha Eight’ietu, adj. four. Eighth is the ordinal bere facias possessionem, is turned out. On the EIGHTSCORE, of eight: eightfold is eight trial in ejectment, the plaintiff's title is to be set Eight'Y.

times the number or quanforth from the person last seised in fee, under whom tity; eighthly is in the eighth place; eighteen, the lessor claims down to the plaintiff, proving eight and ten; eightscore, eight ewenties; eighty, the deeds, &c., and the plaintiff shall recover eight ten times told. only according to the right which he has at the

And it was don aftir these wordis almeest eighte time of bringing his action. And here, another who has title to the land, may be defendant in dayes : and he took Petre and James and Jon, and

he stiede into an hil to preye.

Wiclif. Luke ix. the action with the tenant in possession; for the possession of the lands is primarily in question, circumside the child, and thei clepiden him Zacaryo

And it was doon in the eightithe day thei camen to and to be recovered, which concerns the tenant,

Id. Luk i. and the title thereto is tried collaterally, which by the name of his fadir. may concern some other.

And as the eyghtene on which the tower in Siloa Ėjectment ought to be brought for a thing fel doun and slough hem, gessen yo for thei weren that is certain ; and if it be of a manor, the dettouris more than alle men that dwellen in Jerusa.


Luk. xiii. manor of A, with the appurtenances; if of a

In the eighteenth year of Jeroboam died Abijam. rectory, the rectory of B, &c. And so many

1 Kings. messuages, cottages, acres of arable land, mea

Another yet?-A seventh! I'll see no more ; dow, &c., with the appurtenances in the parish And yet the eighth appears. Shakspeare. Macbeth. of, &c. For land must be distinguished, how much of one sort, and how much of another, And leave eighteen.

He can't take two from twenty, for his heart,

Id. Cymbeline. &c., Cro. Eliz. 339. 3 Leon. 13. Ejectment lies

What! keep a week away? seven days and nights ? of a church, as of an house called the parish Eightscore eight hours ? and lovers absent hours, church of, &c. And a church is a messuage, by More tedious than the dial eightscore times ? which name it may be recovered : and the de- Oh weary reckoning!

Id. Othello, claration is to be served on the parson who per Eighty odd years of sorrow have I seen, forms divine service. 11 Rep. 25. 1 Salk. 256. And each hour's joy wrecked with a week of teen. A rector may recover in ejectment against his

Shahspeare. lessee, on the ground of the lease of the rectory In the eighth month should be the reign of Saturn. being avoided on account of his own nou-resi

Bacon. dence, by force of the 13 Eliz. c. 20, and the Eighthly, living creatures have voluntary motion,

Bacon's Natural History. lease to the defendant, describing him as doctor which plants have not. in divinity, produced by him at the trial in support This island contains eightscore and eight miles in of his title, is primâ facie evidence of his being circuit.

Sandys's Journey such as he is therein described to be, so as to Among all other climacterick three are most reavoid the lease under stat. 21 Hen. 8. c. 13. § 3. markable ; that is, seven times seven, or forty-nine ; It lies de uno messuagio sive burgagio; but not nine times nine or eighty one; and seven times nine, de uno messuagio sive tenemento, unless it have or the year sixty-three, which is conceived to carry a vocat A. &c. to make it good, because of the with it the most considerable fatality.

Browne's Vulgar Errours. uncertainty of the word tenement. 1 Sid. 295. But for a messuage and tenement hath been If men naturally lived but twenty years, we should allowed. 1 Term Rep. 11. So indeed for a

be satisfied if they died about eighteen; and yet messuage or tenement. 3 Wils. 23. 3 Mod. eighteen years now are as long as eighteen years would

be then.

Taylor. 328. 1 Sid. 295. but see contra, 1 East's Rep. 441, 2. It will lie for a moiety, or third part of

A pedant values phrases, and elects them by the a manor or messuage, &c. And for a chamber sound, and the eight parts of speech are his servants.

Overbury. or room of a house well set forth. 11 Rep. 55.

Some balances are so exact as to be sensibly turned 59. 3 Leon. 210. It lieth de domo, which hath with the eightieth part of a grain. convenient certainty for the sheriff to deliver

Wilkins's Math. Magic. possession, &c. Cro. Jac. 654. It lies of a I stay reluctant seven continued years, cottage or curtilage; of a coal-mine, &c. but not And water her ambrosial couch witb tears;

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The eighth she voluntarily moves to part, nach. The streets are neat and well built. PopulaOr urged by Jove, or her own changeful heart. tion 5000. On a high mountain in the immedi

Pope. ate neighbourhood stands the castle of Wartburg, I thus passed about cighteen months in London, remarkable as the prison of Luther in 1521 working almost without intermission at my trade, when the elector of Saxony judged his temporary avoiding all expense.


confinement expedient. Eisenach has a few coarse Oft, where his feathered foe had reared her nest,

woollen manufactures. It experienced, on the And laid her eggs and household gods to rest,

1st of September, 1810, a severe calamity, three Burning for blood in terrible array, The eighteen-inch militia burst their'way;,

powder waggons having exploded in the streets, All went to wreck ; the infant foemen fell,

and destroyed many houses. Twenty-six miles When scarce his chirping bill had broke the shell.

W.S.W. of Erfurt, and forty east of Weimar. Beattie.

Long. 10° 20' 15" E., lat. 50° 58' 55" N. EIGNE, adj. Fr. aisne. In law, denotes taining 1350 inhabitants

. It is 2190 feet above

EISENARTZ, a town of Upper Styria, conthe eldest or first born. Here it signifies un

the level of the sea, at the foot of a hill which alienable, as being entailed.

contains one of the richest iron mines known. It happeneth not seldom, that, to avoid the yearly This was discovered in 712, and still produces vath, for averment of the continuance of some estate for life, which is eigne, and not subject to forfeiture 50,000 tons of ore yearly, giving employment to for the alienation that cometh after it, the party will 2500 miners and smelters. Ten miles north of

Leoben. offer lo sue for a pardon uncompelled before the time; in all which, some initigation of the uttermost value EISENBERG, a town of Germany, in the may weli and worihily be offered.

Bacon. principality of Altenburg. It has a castle and a EIMBECK, an old town of Hanover, on the few manufactures; being situated on an eminence Ilme, with 5000 inhabitants. It belonged to the near the Saale. Twenty miles west of AltenHanseatic confederacy, and has some manufac- burg, and thirty south-west of Leipsic. Populatures, but is not thriving. Great part of its for- tion 3300. tifications were demolished by the French in

EISENBURG, a county of Lower Hungary, on 1761. Forty-eight miles S. S.W. of Brunswick. the borders of Austria and Styria, adjoining the

EIMEO, or Movea, one of the Society counties of Oldenburg, Sala, and Wesprim. It Islands in the South Pacific, about ten miles in is exceedingly fertile and populous, containing length by five in breadth. The harbour of Taloo near 300,000 inhabitants. Its rivers are the on the north coast is the best; and here the Roab, Rabnitz, Guns, Sala, and Mur. Great water is so clear, that the branching of beautiful part of it is covered with wood; other parts are coral is visible at great depths. The island is appropriated to pasture and the culture of the hilly and rocky, with valleys interposed. Twelve vine. The population is a mixture of Hungamiles west of Otaheite.

rians, Germans, Croatians, and Jews. KEINURA, or Yennoor, a town in the district

EISLEBEN, the capital of the county of of South Canara, Hindostan, containing eight Mansfeld, Prussia, is chiefly remarkable as the temples belonging to the Jain, and one to birth place of Luther. The house in which the the Siva Brahmins. The former have an annual reformer was born and died being burnt dowo allowance of fourteen and the latter ten pagodas. in 1594, it was rebuilt at the expense of the There is an immense colossal image here of town, and is now used as a public school. Here one of the gods of the Jains, which stands in

are four churches, all Lutheran, and about 5400 the open air. It is formed of one piece of inhabitants. It is divided into the Old and New granite. The hills and neighbourhood about this Town, and the suburbs ; large vacancies having place are considered unproductive.

been made between the buildings, in consequence EI'SEL, n. s.. Sax. eosil. Vinegar; ver- The adjacent mines of Mansfield afford employ

of the frequent fires that have ravaged this place. juice; any acid. An old word.

ment to many of the inhabitants, two miles southCast in thy mind

east of Mansfeld, and twelve west of Halle. How thou resemblest Christ, as with sowre poison

EITHER, pron. & conj. Sax. egther ; Scot. If thou paine thy taste ; remember therewithall, aithau ; Goth. aithwar, or aithau, i. e. eitt tuar, How Christ for thee tasted eisel and gall.

or thera, one of them. One of two, used imSir T. More.

properly for each; any of an indeterminate numEISENACH, a principality of Germany in ber. Used distributively as a conjunction corresThuringia, and circle of Upper Saxony, situated ponding with or. on the confines of Hesse. It is mountainous, and scarcely produces corn enough for the inha- ful to do wel in the sabate or yuel; for to make saaf,

And Jhesus sayed to hem, Y axe you if it is leve. bitants. Some indifferent wine is made : but ethir to lecse.

Wiclif. Luk. vi. it has mines of copper, iron, vitriol, and alum, with some salt springs.

We doubt whether the Lord in different circumIt gave a vote to the duke of Saxe Weimar, in the diets and assem

stances, did frame his people unts any utter dissimili. blies of the circle. Population 62,000. Its rivers tude, either with Egyptians or any other nation.

Hooker, are the Warra, Slade, Unstrut, and Fulda.

Lepidus flatters both, Eisenach, the capital of the above province, Of both is fattered; but he neither loves, is situated on a rising ground near the junc Nor either cares for him. tion of the Hesse and Horsa. It has a castle in

Shakspeare. Antony and Cleopatra. the market-place as old as the eleventh century, Henry VIII. Francis I. and Charles V. were so and formerly the residence of the princes of Eise- provident, that scarce a palm of ground could be gotten

by either of the three, but that the other two_would duces 12,530 pieces daily. The workhouses are set the balance of Europe upright again. Bacon. of brick, covered with thin iron plates. This

We never heard of any ship that had been seen to is the seat of the supreme college for the adarrive upon any shore of Europe ; no nor of either ministration of the mines and foundries of the East or West Indies. Id. New Atlantis. Siberia, Casan, Perm, and Orenburg, and takes

Our infirmity will not suffer any long intention, cognisance of 114 foundries. There is besides either of body or mind. Bp. Hall. Contemplations. a chamber for superintending the gold mines.

Goring made a fast friendship with Digby, either of Provisions are cheap and plentiful. Houses them believing he could deceive the other.


Clarendon. EKATERINOGRAD, a town and fortress of In the process of natural beings, there seem to be Asiatic Russia, in the government of Caucasus, some creatures placed, as it were, on the confines of situated on the Malka, or Balk, a little above its several provinces, and participating something of either. junction with the Terek. It was founded in the


year 1776, and remained the capital of the proSeven times the sun has either tropick viewed, The Winter banished and the Spring renewed.

vince of Caucasus, before being constituted a Dryden.

government in 1785. It is the strongest place I do not ask whether bodies do so exist, that the

on the Caucasian line of posts. Twenty-four motion of one body cannot really be without the mo

miles north-west of Mozdok. tiou of another: to determine this either


way, the question for or against a vacuum.

Locke. town and government of European Russia, conSo like in arms these champions were,

stituted by the empress Catherine in 1784. As they had been a very pair ;

When Paul I. incorporated it with the Crimea So that a man would almost swear,

he gave the whole the name of New Russia, That either had been either.

and changed the name of this town to NowoDrayton's Nymp. Rossizsk. The present emperor, however, reWhat perils shall we find,

stored the division of Catharine, distributing If either place, or time, or other course, New Russia into the three governments of CherCause us to alter the order now assigned.

son, Taurida, and Ekaterinoslav. The last, Daniel.

though reduced in some measure from its original Either your brethren have miserably deceived us, or

size, is still considerable, extending from 33° 40' power confers virtue.

Swift to Pope. The food of the cod is either small fish, worms, between the governments of Poltawa, Charkov,

to 39° 20' E. long., and from 47° to 49° N. lat., crustaceous animals, such as crabs, large whelks, &c. and their digestion is so powerful, as to dissolve the Voronetz, the Donski Cossacks, Taurida, and greatest part of the shells they swallow. Pennant.

Cherson, and containing about 35,000 square EJU'LA'TION, n. s.

miles, the surface consisting for the most part of Lat. ejulatio

. Outcry; dry steppes, little susceptible of culture, except on lamentation ; moaning; wailing. Instead of hymns and praises, he breaks out into and the other rivers. The climate is mild. The

the banks of the Dnieper, Don, Donetz, Samara, ejulations and effeminate wailings. Government of the Tongue.

chief productions are hemp, corn, millet melons, With dismal groans

and fruits. Here are all the common domestic And ejulation, in the pangs of death,

animals, and an unusual quantity of bees. It is Some call for aid.


divided into eight counties. The inhabitants are EKATERINADARA, a town in the govern- computed at 560,000; the majority deriving their ment of Caucasus, Kuban Tartary, the capital subsistence from the breeding of cattle. The of the Tchernornorskie, or Cossacks of the Black most intelligent and thriving part are of foreign Sea. The late empress Catherine, after whom descent, viz. Greeks, Germans, or Moldavians. it is called, removed a great body of Cossacks

EKE, v.a. & conj. Goth. aukan ; Sax.eacan; from the banks of the Dnieper to the eastern Icel. auka, to increase. Spenser frequently writes shores of the sea of Azoph, for the purpose of this word eek. To protract ; lengthen; increase ; repelling the incursions of the Tartars, and supply deficiency. Hence, as a conjunction, it granted them, in 1791, a territory of about 1000 signifies also, likewise ; beside ; but is obsolete. square miles, including the isle of Taman. In There bountie bereth the key of my substaunce,

Yet holt thine anker, and thou maiest arive the succeeding year they founded their capital,

And eke thou haste thy beste frende alive. which resembles an exteusive village in a forest.

Chaucer. Each cottage has an area in front, with an avenue

And eke full ofte a littell skare, of the finest oaks. The inhabitants choose their

Vpon a bank, her men be ware, own chief, and preserve the European manners. Let in the streme, whiche with gret peine, EKATERINEBURG, CATHERINEN If any man it shall restreine.

Gower. BURG, a town of Asiatic Russia, in the province I dempt there much to have eked my store, of Isett, on the left bank of the river of that But such eking hath made my heart sore. Spenser. name, and on the eastern side of the Uralian And eke huge mountaines from their native scat, chain. It is surrounded by an earthen rampart, She would command themselves to beare away. with' a chevaux de frize. Here are five churches,

Id. Faerie Queene. and several well built stone houses. The neigh- But all the good is God's, both power and eke will,

If any strength we have, it is to ill; bouring mountains afford vast variety of minerals,

Id. and great works are carried on in Ekaterineburg,

The little strength that I have, I would it were with by the Russian government, as iron foundries, forges, &c., , which manufacture cannon and - And mine to eke out her's. anchors. An immense copper coinage also pro

Shakspeare. As You Like It.



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