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The Sarazin sore daunted with the buff,

Devonshire, and the editor, printer, and pub Snatcheth his sword, and fiercely to him fies, lisher of a work entitled, “A System of Divinity, Who well it wards, and quyteth cuff with cuff. in a course of Sermons on the First Institutes of Spenser. Faerie Queene.

Religion; on some of the most important articles Grow great by your example, and put on

of the Christian Religion in connexion; and on The dauntless spirit of resolution. Shakspeare.

the several Virtues and Vices of Mankind; with Fairfax, whose name in arms thro’ Europe rings, occasional Discourses : being a compilation from And fills all mouths with envy or with praise, the best sentiments of the polite writers and emiAnd all her jealous monarchs wich amaze,

nent sound divines, both ancient and modern, And rumours loud, which daunt remotest kings.

on the same subjects, properly connected, with

Milton. Dauntless he and to the fight returned :

improvements; particularly adapted for the use rose, With shame his glowing cheeks, his eyes with fury of chiefs of families and students in divinity, for burned.

Dryden's Virgil.

churches, and for the benefit of mankind in gene

ral,' 26 vols. 8vo, 1785-1807. The singular history He not by wants or woes oppressed,

of this production is said to be this :- Mr. Davy, Stems the bold torrent with a dauntless breast.

Dryden.

having completed his preliminary arrangements, Some presences daunt and discourage us, when

issued proposals for publishing his work by subothers raise us to a brisk assurance. Glanville.

scription; but, being unpatronised and unknown, With dauntless step she seeks the winding shore, pointment, he determined to becoine his own

he had no success. Undaunted by his disapHears unappalled the glimmering torrents roar; With paper-flags a floating cradle weaves,

printer. With a press which he constructed And hides the smiling boy in Lotus-leaves. Darwin.

himself, and as many worn and cast-off types

(purchased from a country printing-office) as DAUPHIN, a title given by

sufficed to set up two pages, he fell to work. the court of France to the presumptive heir of the crown, on

Performing every operation with the assistance

of his feinale domestic only, and working off a account of the province of Dau

page at a time, he finished' forty copies of the phiné, which in 1349 was given

first 300 pages. Twenty-six copies he distrito Philip VI. on this condition,

buted among the universities, the bishops, the by Hubert II. dauphin of Vien

royal society, and the reviews, expecting to denois. He is styled the eldest son of France. rive from some quarter or other that patronage His crown is a circle of gold set round with and assistance to which he fancied himself eneight fleur-de-lis, closed at the top with four dol- titled.

second time disappointed, he would phins whose tails conjoin under a fleur-de-lis.

not abandon his project, but contracted his Dauphin, in geography, a county of Penn- views, resolving in future to spare

his expenses sylvania, formerly contained in that of Lancas, in paper. He had reserved only fourteen copies, ter. Its form is triangular; and it is surrounded and to that number he limited the impression of by the counties of Mifflin, Cumberland, York, his entire work. After years of unremitting toil, Berks, and Northumberland.

he saw it completed in 26 volumes. Disdaining DAUPHINE', an extensive south-east pro

to get assistance, for which he could ill afford vince of France, containing the three depart- to pay, he put the books in boards with his own ments of

nands, and then took a journey to London for Population.

Chief Towns. Isere, 471,660,

Grenoble.

the express purpose of depositing a copy in

each of the principal public libraries of the meDrôme, 253,372,

Valence.

tropolis.' Quarterly Review Upper Alps, 124,763, Gap.

DAW, n. s. Supposed by Skinner so named

from its note; by Junius to be corrupted from 849,795.

dawl, the Germ. tul, and dol in the Bavarian Its entire area is about 6700 square miles, the dialect, having the same signification. The surface being very mountainous, and the lower

name of a bird. division intersected by a ridge of the Alps. The pasture is universally good, except where I will wear my heart upon my sleeve, the hills are covered with forests. They contain

For daus to peck at.

Shakspeure. Othello. mines of copper, iron, and lead. The principal If death do quench us quite, we have great wrong, rivers are the Isere, the Durance, and the Drome, That daw, and trees, and rocks should last so long, which rise in the Alps, and terminate in the When we must in an instant pass to nought. Daries. Rhone. In the higher mountains it is cold and

• The loud daw, his throat displaying, draws sharp, but on the banks of the Rhone the climate The whole assembly of his fellow daws. Waller. is warm. The valleys produce corn, fax, and olives; and the sides of the hills are covered with DAWES (Richard), a learned critic of the vines. The culture of silk is also prosecuted last century, was born in 1708, in Leicestershire. with success, particularly in Valence, Romans, He was educated at Market Bosworth, and adPierrelatte, and Montelimart

. Cheese is a prin- mitted a sizer of Emanuel College, Cambridge, cipal article of export. The ecclesiastical digni- of which he became a fellow in 1731, and in taries are one archbishop (of Vienne), and three 1733 took the degree of M.A. He distinguished bishops (Grenoble, Valence, and Gap).

himself by his violent asperity towards Bentley, DAVY (William), a clergyman, who was edu- and in 1736 published a proposal for printing by cated at Baliol College, Oxford, where he took subscription a translation into Greek verse of the degree of B.D. was curate of Lustleigh, in Milton's Paradise Lost; but the plan did not

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DAY-BOOK,

DAY-LIGHT,
DaY-LILY,

DAY-SPRING,
DAY-STAR,
DAY-TIME,

proceed. In 1738 he was appointed master of In such an enterprise to die is rather the free grammar-school at Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The dawn of an eternal day, than death. Byron. In 1745 he published his Miscellanea Critica, DAX, an old town of France, in Gascony, intended as a specimen of an intended emenda- situated on a plain on the left bank of the Adour, tory edition of all the Attic poets. But neither a bridge across which unites it to the suburb, Fas this design ever completed; the Miscellanea, Sablar. It has a wall flanked with towers, and however, gained the author great reputation, a castle. The place has been long celebrated and a second edition of it, with additions, was

for its mineral waters. In the middle of the published in 1781, by Dr. Burgess, bishop town is a large and deep spring which throws of Salisbury. He resigned his schools in 1749, out warm water in large quantities. The surand retired to Heworth, where he died in 1766. rounding country is flat and sandy, but produc

DAWK, v.a. & n. s. Scot. dalk. To mark tive. To the north-west is an immense forest. with an incision. A word among workmen for Population 4100. It is twenty-five miles northa hollow, rupture, or incision, in their stuff. east of Bayonne, and eighty-five south by west

of Bourdeaux. Should they apply that side of the tool the edge lies on, the swift coming about of the work would,

DAY, n. s.

Ang.-Sax. Sæg; Goth. where a small irregularity of stuff should happen, To-day, adv. Swed. and Belg. dag ; Teut. jobb the edge into the stuff, and so dawk it. Voron. Daily,adj.&ado | tag; Icel. dagur ; Lat. dies ;

DAY-BED, n. S. Observe if any hollow or dawks be in the length.

all probably from Gr. dan, Id.

light. Minsheu says from

DAY-BREAK DAWN, t. n. & 1. S. The past partici

Hleb. 1787, to fly; or from

DAY-DREAM,
DAWNING, N. S.
I ple, according to Mr.

the Belg. dacht, i. e. de acht

DAY-LABOR, Tooke (Diversions of Purley, v. ii.), of Anglo

(of aught, or some value),

Day-LABORER, Saxon, dagian, to grow light. To become day;

as Belg. nacht, night, is to grow luminous. Hence to glimmer; to ap

from nie acht, no value. pear obscurely; to commence. The dawn, or

The last conjecture is cu

DAYSMAN, dawning is used for the time between the first

rious, and the coincidence

remarkable. We leave the appearance of the sun's light and sun-rise.

decision of these conflictAs it began to dawn towards the first day of the

ing etymologies with the week, came Mary Magdalene to see the sepulchre. DAY-WOMAN

learned reader. The time Matthew.

Day-WORK. j between sun-rise and sunAt last faire Hesperus in highest skie

set; from noon to noon; from one evening to anoHad spent his lampe, and brought forth dawning light; ther; or from midnight to midnight; or between Then

up he rose, and clad him hastily ; The dwarfe him brought his steed; so both away do

any two points marking an artificial division of

time of this kind; light, sunshine ; any specified Spenser. Faerie Queene.

or appointed time; particularly a time appointed I have been troubled in my sleep this night;

to give judgment, and therefore that judgment Bat deuring day new comfort hath inspired.

given; the period of human life; any remark

Shakspeare.
Such their guiltless passion was,

able period; time in general. To-day appears As in the dawn of time informed the heart

simply to signify on this day. The meaning o Of innocence and undissembling truth. Tillotson.

the compounds is obvious, except perhaps tha Then en to-morrow's dawn your care employ

of daysman, which signifies an umpire or judge' To search the land, but give this day to joy. Dryden.

Dr. Johnson says, ' a surety.' But the instances While we behold such dauntless worth appear.

from Job ix. and Spenser seem to confirm In dawning youth, and souls so void of fear. Id.

the former meaning, which is what Ainsworth A Romanist, from the very first dawning of

gives. Wiclif clearly uses it for.' judgment,' in

any Dotions in his understanding, hath this principle con

1 Cor. iv. stantly inculcated, that he must believe as the church. And to me it is for the leeste thing that I be

Locke, deemed of ghou or of mannys dai, but neither I deme All night I slept, oblivious of my pain ;

mysilf.

Wiclif. 1 Cor. iv. Aurora dawned, and Phæbus shined in vain. Pope.

I worche a werk in ghoure daies, a werk that ghe These tender circumstances diffuse a dawn of sere

schulen not bileeue if ony man schal telle it ghou. nity over iae soul.

Id.
Haply some hoary-headed swain may say,
Oft have I seen him at the peep of dawn,

And God called the light day, and the darkness Brashing with hasty steps, the dews away,

he called night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

Bible. Gen, i. 5. To meet the sun upon the upland lawn.

Gray's Elegy.

For he is not a man, as I am, that I should anFrom the earliest dawnings of policy to this day, Neither is there any daysman betwixt us, that might

swer him, and we should come together in judgment. the invention of men has been sharpening and improving the mystery of murder, from the first rudelay his hand upon upon us both. Id. Job. ix. 32, 33. Essay of clubs and stones, to the present perfection of To-day, if ye will hear his voice, harden not your gandery, cannoneering, bombarding, mining. Burke.

hearts.

Psalm xcv. 7. Then, on her beryl throne by Tritons borne,

Upon a day he got him more moneie Bright rose the goddess like the star of morn ;

Than that the persone gat in monethes twice; Whea with soft fires the milky dawn he leads,

And thus with fained fattering and gapes, And wakes to life and love the laughing meads.

He made the persone and the people his apes. Darurin.

Chaucer. Prol, to Cant. Tales.

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After him reigned Gutherine his heir,

Cease, man of woman born! to hope relief The justest man and truest in his days.

From daily trouble, and continued grief. Id. Spenser. Faerie Queene.

I think, in these days, one honest man is obliged By this the drooping daylight 'gan to fade, to acquaint another who are his friends. Pope. And yield his room to sad succeeding night. Id. If bodies be illuminated by the ordinary prisma“ For what art thou,

tick colours, they will appear neither of their own That makest thyself his daysman, to prolong daylight colours, nor of the colour of the light cast on The vengeance prest?

Id. them, but of some middle colour between both. Bavaria hath been taught, that merit and service

Newton's Opticks. doth oblige the Spaniard but from day to day.

Of night impatient, we demand the day;

Bacon. The day arrives, then for the night we pray. In the daytime Fame sittteth in a watcb-tower, and The night and day successive come and go, fieth most by night; she mingleth things done with Our lasting pains no interruption know.

Blackmore. things not done, and is a terror to great cities. Id. How many hours bring about the day,

My ants never brought out their corn but in the How many days will finish up the year.

night when the moon did shine, and kept it underShakspeare.

Addison. ground in the daytime. Much are we bound to heaven

Tb: daily labours of the bee In daily thanks, that gave us such a prince. Id.

Awake my soul to industry ;

Who can observe the careful ant The noble Thanes do bravely in the war;

And not provide for future want ?

Gay. The day almost itself professes yours, And little is to do.

Id. Macbeth.

The past is all by death possest,

And frugal fate, that guards the rest, Calling my officers about me, in my branched velvet gown; having come down from a daybed,

By giving, bids us live to-day. Fenton. where I have left Olivia sleeping.

Are these the questions that raise a flame in the Id. Twelfth Night.

minds of men at this day? If ever the church and Thou shalt buy this dear,

the constitution of England should fall in these islands If ever I thy face by daylight see.

(and they will fall together), it is not presbyterian or Now go thy way.

Id.
popish hierarchy that will rise upon their ruins.

Burke. I meant to make her fair, and free, and wise,

Thus Genius rose and set at ordered times,
Of greatest blood, and yet more good than great :

And shot a day-spring into distant climes,
I meant the daystar should not brighter rise,
Nor lend like influence from his lucent seat.

Ennobling every region that he chose;
Ben Jonson.
He sunk in Greece, in Italy he rosc.

Couper's Table Talk. True labour in the vineyard of thy lord,

Parting day Ere prime thou hast the' imposed daywork done.

Fairfar.

Dies uzke the dolphin, whom each pang imbuer

With a new colour as it gasps away,
Or objects new

The last still loveliest, till—'tis gone- and all is gray.
Casual discourse draws on, which intermits
Our day's work.
Milton.

Byron. Doth God exact daylabour, light denied,

Day, Civil. See ChroNOLOGY, I fondly ask?

Id.

Day, NATURAL. See ChronoLOGY.
In one night, ere glimpse of morn,

Day, SIDEREAL; Day, Solar. See AstroHis shadowy fail hath threshed the corn

That tên duylabourers could not end. Id. Days Of Grace, in commerce, are a cusThe breath of heaven, fresh-blowing, pure and tomary number of days allowed for the payment

of a bill of exchange, &c., after the same besweet, With dayspring born, here leave me to respire. Id. comes due. Three days of grace are allowed in Sunk though he be beneath the wat’ry foor;

Britain; ten in France and Dantzic; eight at So sinks the day-star in the ocean bed,

Naples; six at Venice, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, And yet anon repairs his drooping head. Id. and Antwerp ; four at Francfort ; five in Leipsic; I saw you every day, and all the day;

twelve at Hamburg, &c. In Britain the days of And every day was still but as the first : grace are given and taken as a matter of course, So eager was I still to see you more. Dryden. the bill being only paid on the last day: but in Would you the advantage of the fight delay,

other countries, where the time is much longer, If, striking first, you were to win the day? Id. it would be thought dishonorable for a merchant Or if my debtors do not keep their day,

to take advantage of it; bills are therefore paid Deny their hands, and then refuse to pay, on the very day they fall due. I must with patience all the terms attend. Id. Days of Grace, in law, are those granted I watched the early glories of her eyes,

by the court at the prayer of the defendant or As men for daybreak watch the Eastern skies. Id. plaintiff. Daylabour was but an hard and a dry kind of live

Day (Thomas), a benevolent English writer, lihood to a man that could get an estate with two or born in the metropolis, in 1748. While an inthree strokes of his pen.

South. fant, he was left heir to a fortune of £1200 a We have, at this time of day, better and year by the death of his father, who was a colcertain means of information than they had.

lector of the customs. He received the first

Woodward. part of his education at the Charter-house, and Yet are we able only to survey

was afterwards sent to Corpus Christi College, Dawnings of beams, and promises of day. Oxford. Leaving Oxford he entered of the Middle

Prior. Temple, and, having been disappointed in an

NOMY.

more

early affection, took two foundling girls, with than that glare of paint and airs and apparel, which the intention of modelling their minds and may dazzle the eye, but reaches not the affections. manners. The former he placed with a milliner,

Hume but the latter he took under his own instruction,

We gaze and turn away, and know not where, till, finding his scheme fruitless, he gave it up,

Dazzled and drunk with beauty, till the heart and sent her to a school. He is principally Chained to the chariot of triumphal Art,

Reels with its fulness; there--for ever thereknown as the author of the History of Sandford

We stand as captives, and would not depart. and Merton, a tale for youth, bearing no small

Byron. similarity to Rousseau's Emilius.

Mr. Day's

Daze, in natural history, a name given by opinions were more theoretical and sentimentai than adapted to the world as he found it: an

our miners to a glittering sort of stone, which instance of which occasioned his death. Having

oftens occurs in their works; and, as it is an una foal which he wished to ride, he would not profitable substance, is one of those things they suffer it to be previously broke in, by those call weeds. The word is applied by them to usually employed in the task, but, undertaking every stone that is hard and glittering; and therethe management of it himself, was thrown from fore comprehends the whole genus of the telangia, its hack, and received a severe kick on the head,

or stony nodules, which have the flakes of talc in

their substance. of wbich he died, September 8th, 1789. DAY-COAL, in natural history, a name given

DEACON, n. s. Gr. dlakovos. A minisby the miners of England, and the people who

DEACONESS, ter or official servant of the live in coal countries, to that seam or stratum of

DEACONRY, church, from dia, emphathe coal which lies uppermost in the earth. See

DeaconSHIP.. tic; and KOVEW, to serve. Coal.

See the following article. Deaconry is both the DAZE, v. e.

Sax. dægian, to shine. office of a deacon, and a sort of hospital or reDazzle, v.a. & v. n. Mæs.-Goth. dagsian ; ligious house at Rome.

DAZZLEMENT, n. s. Goth, and Swed. dusa. Also (it bihoueth) dekenes to be chaast, not double To overpower with light, so as to confuse or tunged.

Wiclif. 1 Tymo. iii. stupify : for both daze and dazzle may be regarded

Likewise must the deacons be grave, &c. as the same active verb. Hence to dazzle is also

Bible. 1 Tim. ii. 10 strike with surprise; to astonish; and “a dazed When a contemptuous bold deacon had abused his person,' in the North of England, is one of a bishop, he complained to S. Cyprian, who was an vacant, staring countenance. As a neuter verb, arch-bishop, and indeed S. Cyprian tells him he did w dazzle, is to be overpowered with light; to

honour him in the business that he would complain to

him. become blind.

Bp. Taylor

Timothy was to prefer those who formerly had been Proud of such glory and advancement vayne,

employed by the church as deaconesses, and had disWhile Aashing beames do daze his feeble eyen,

charged that office with faithfulness and propriety. He leaves the welkin way most beaten playne ;

Macknight on 1 Tim. v. 10. And, wrapt with wbirling wheeles, inflames the skyers With fire not made to burne, but fayrely for to shyne.

There were fourteen of these deaconries or hospitals,

Du Spenser. Faerie Queene.

at Rome, which wore reserved to the cardinals. Cange gives in their names.

Chambers. The crystall glass, which lent mine eyes their light,

Doth now waxe dym, and dazeled all with dread; Deacon, in civil polity, the præses of a corMy senses all, wyll now forsake me quite,

poration, in the royal boroughs of Scotland. Aad hope of health abandoneth my head.

Deacon, in ecclesiastical polity, diakovos, a

Gascoigne. servant, one whose business is to baptize, read Fears use to be represented in such an imaginary in the church, and assist at the celebrations of fashion, as they rather dazzle men's eyes than open the eucharist. Seven deacons were instituted by them.

Bacon. the apostles, Acts vi., which number was retained An overlight maketh the eyes dazzle, insomuch as a long time in several churches. Their office was perpetual looking against the sun would cause blind- to serve in the Agapæ, and to distribute the bread

Id. and wine to the communicants. Another part Dazzle mine eyes ? or do I see three suns ? of their office was to be a sort of directors to the

Shakspeare. people in the exercise of their public devotions Mysteries

in the church; for which purpose they used cerAre like the sun, dazzling, yet plain to all eyes. tain forms of words, to give notice when each

Donne. Sat

part of the service began. Whence they are They smote the glistering armies, as they stand, sometimes called eirokerukes, or holy criers of With quivering beams, which dazed the wond'ring eye. the church. Deacons had, by license from the

Fairfax. bishop, a power to preach, to reconcile penitents, Those heavenly shapes Will daszle now this earthly with their blaze

to grant absolution, and to represent their Insufierably bright.

Milton.

bishops in general councils. Their office out of Poor buman kind, all dazed in open day,

the church was to take care of orphans, widows, Err after bliss, and blindly miss their way.

prisoners, and all the poor and sick who had any

title to be maintained out of the revenues of the

Dryden. Ah, friend! to dazzle let the vain design ;

church; to enquire into the morals of the people, To raise the thought, or touch the heart, be thine.

and to make their report to the bishop. Whence,

Pope. on account of the variety of business, it was usual It is with books as with women, where a certain to have several deacons in the same church. In plainneas of manner and of dress, is more engaging the Romish church, it is the deacon's office to VOL. VII.

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incense the officiating priestor prelate; to lay the administrator for the temporal concerns, called corporal on the altar; to receive the patera or the father of the deaconry, who was sometimes cup from the subdeacon, and present it to the a priest and sometimes a layman. person officiating; to incense the choir; to receive

DEAD, 0.a. v. n. n. s. & adj.

Sax. dead; the pax from the officiating prelate, and carry it DEADEN, v. a.

Goth.andlcel. to the subdeacon; and at the pontifical mass,

DEADLY, adj. & adv.

daud; Teut. when the bishop gives the blessing, to put the DEADLINESS, n. s.

tod.

See mitre on his head, and to take off the archbishop's DEADNESS, 1. s.

Death. As pall and lay it on the altar. In England, the DEAD-BORN, adj.

active verbs, form of ordaining deacons, declares that it is

DEAD-DOING, part. adj. to dead and to their office to assist the priest in the distribution DEAD-LIFT, n. s.

deaden, both of the holy communion; in which, agreeably to DEAD-RECKONING, N. S. signifyto cause the practice of the ancient church, they are con- death, as well as to deprive of power or force ; fined to the administering wine to the communi

to make vapid or spiritless; but are nearly ohsocants.

A deacon in the Church of England is lete. Lord Bacon uses dead as a neuter verb. not capable of any ecclesiastical promotion; yet Dead, the adjective, is, deprived of life; sensehe may be a chaplain to a family, curate to a less ; without motion; inactive; empty ; void ; beneficed clergyman, or lecturer to a parish dull; useless; unadorned; flat in taste ; vapid. church. He may be ordained at twenty-three As a noun, it signifies those who have suffered

age, but it is expressly provided, that death, and, figuratively, a still or quiet season. the bishop shall not ordain the same person a Deadly is, mortal, or like death. Dead-doing is, priest and deacon in the same day. The quali- that which is destructive, having the power or fications of a deacon in the primitive church are design to kill. Deadliness is that state or conmentioned by the apostle Paul, 1 Tim. in. 8—13. dition which threatens death; a dead-lift is Deaconess, an order of women who had their

hopeless exigence,' says Dr. Johnson ; that is, distinct offices and services in the primitive figuratively, for the original idea is the heavy church. This office appears as ancient as the mass or dead weight' which a lifeless body apostolical age; for St. Paul calls Phebe, dlako becomes. See the example from Locke. Deadvos, a servant of the church of Cenchrea. Ter- reckoning is a sea phrase, meaning the reckontullian calls them, viduæ, widows, because they ing that is kept .without observation of the were commonly chosen out of the widows of the heavenly bodies. church; and Epiphanius, and the council of Laodicea, call them apoßutiòas, elderly women, risynge of deede men is not ? and if the aghenrisynge

How seyn summen among ghou that the aghenbecause none but such were ordinarily taken

of deede men is not, neither crist roos aghen fro deeth. into this office. For, by some ancient laws,

Wiclif. 1 Cor. 15. these four qualifications were required in every

There was not a house where there was not one one that was to be admitted into this order:

dead.

Erod, xi. 30. 1. That she should be a widow. 2 That she

At thy rebuke, O God of Jacob, both the chariot should be a widow that had borne children. 3.

and horse are cast into a dead sleep. Psalms. A widow that has been but once married. 4. One

I will break Pharaoh's arms, and he shall groan of a considerable age, forty, fifty, or sixty years before him with the groanings of a deadly wounded old : though all these rules admitted of excep

Ex, xxx, 24. tions. One part of their office was to assist the Therewith the fire of jalousie up sterte minister at the baptizing of women. Another Within his brest, and hent him by the herte part was to be private catechists to the female Soo woodly, that he like was to behold catechumens who were preparing for baptism.

The box-tree, or the ashen ded an cold. They were likewise to attend the women that

Chaucer. Cant. Tales. were sick and in distress; to minister to martyrs Hold, O dear lord, your dead-doing hand, and confessors in prison; to attend the women's Then loud he cried, I am your humble thrall. gate in the church; and, lastly, to assign all

Spenser. women their places in the church, regulate their Loth was that other, and did faint though feare behaviour, and preside over the rest of the To taste the untried dint of deadly steele; widows, whence in some canons they are styled But yet his lady did so well him cheare, z porar tyevat,' governesses. This order, which That hope of new good hap he gan to feele. since the tenth or twelfth century has been wholly

Id. Faerie Queene. laid aside, was not abolished at once, but contin That the sound may be extinguished or deaded by ued in the Greek church longer than in the Latin, discharging the pent 'air, before it cometh to the and in some of the Latin churches longer than mouth of the piece, and to the open air, is not proin others.

bable.

Bacon. Deaconry, diaconia, is a name given to the

The beer and the wine, as well within water as chapels and oratories in Rome, under the direc- above, have not been palled or deaded at all.

Id. tion of the several deacons, in their respective regions or quarters. To the deaconries were an Anointing of the forehead, neck, feet, and backnexed a sort of hospitals or boards for the dis- bone, we know is used for procuring deep sleeps. Id. tribution of alms governed by the regionary dea Iron, as soon as it is out of the fire, deadeth straitcons, called cardinal deacons, of whom there ways.

Id. Natural History. were seven answering to the seven regions, their She then on Romeo calls—As if that name, chief being called the archdeacon. The hospital Shot from the deadly level of a gun, adjoining to the church of the deaconry had an Did murther her.

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