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soils of this and the adjoining one. Those which noxious air, that no animal could respire it withbelong to this are the following:—A very exten- out inevitable destruction.
Cotton affirmed, sive tract, from Morley south, along the borders more than a century ago, that he let down of Nottinghamshire, to the extreme boundaries 884 yards of line, of which the last eighty of the county on the edge of Yorkshire north, yards were wet, without finding a bottom; consists of numerous strata of bind, clunch, and it has been confidently asserted, that a stale, and other argillaceous strata, enclosing and poor man, who was once lowered in a basket separating seams of coal and coaly impressions to the depth of 200 yards, on being drawn of vegetables. These strata, on exposure to the up died in a state of delirium. We cannot give air, rain, and frosts, perish and fall to different a better description of the actual depth and dikinds of clay or loam.
mensions of this singular cavern, than the folThe very extensive coal district, branching out lowing of Mr. Lloyd's, as contained in vol. xiii. of Derbyshire, north and south, into Yorkshire of the Philosophical Transactions Abridged. and a small part of Nottinghamshire, has been Mr. Lloyd having seen several accounts of the not unaptly denominated the Derbyshire and unfathomable depth of Elden Hole, in DerbyYorkshire Coal Field. Mr. Farey, with his usual shire, and being in that neighbourhood, he was attention to interesting detail, has given an alpha- inclined to make some enquiries about that noted betical list of about 500 collieries which are, or place, of the adjoining inhabitants; who informed have been, worked in Derbyshire and in the him that about fourteen or fifteen years before, the bordering parts of the seven adjacent counties. owner of the pasture in which this chasm is Of these it appears nearly one-half are in Derby- situated, having lost several cattle, had agreed shire.- The gravel of which these cual districts with two men to fill it up; but finding no visible ve chiefly composed, produces a clayey soil, effects of their labor, after having spent some which is indiscriminately' strewed over the county, days in throwing down many loads of stones, but chicfly in patches about Derby and parts they ventured to be let down into it, to see if bordering on Staffordshire. These patches of their undertaking was practicable;, when, on land are again intermixed with other patches of finding at the bottom a vast large cavern, they red marl strata, occupying the largest portion of desisted from their work, as it would have been the southern districts. The yellow limestone almost impossible to have procured a sufficient strata are to be found chiefly, if not entirely, in quantity of stones to have filled it up. On ensome few parts bordering on Nottinghamshire, a quiry of one of these men whether there were any little abore and below Bolsover, in this county: damps at the bottom, and being assured in the It occupies nearly 21,600 acres. The coal- negative, Mr. L. procured two ropes of forty measures, or strata, already mentioned, occupy fathoms nearly in length, and eight men to let altogether 190,000 acres. The gritstone and him down. shale strata occupy, with the exceptions yet to For the first twenty yards Mr. L. was let down, be mentioned, a tract of land about 160,500 he could assist himself with his hands and feet, acres, extending rather diagonally from Duffield as it was a kind of confined slope; but after that south to the borders of Lancashire north ; and the rock jetted out into large irregular pieces, on in breadth in the widest part, from about Chapel- all the three sides next him; and on that aceu-le-Frith to near Dove on the borders of York- count he met with some difficulty in passings. shire.
The mineral limestone and toadstone for about the space of ten yards more; at which strata occupy an unshapen mass of land, ex- depth the rope was moved at least five or six tending from Wirksworth to Castleton, being yards from the perpendicular. Thence down, about 51,500 acres. Along the same tract of the breadth was about three yards, and the length country, but more to the Staffordshire side, is at least five or six, through craggy irregular slits also a limestone stratum, making a surface of of rock, which were rather dirty, and covered about 40,500 acres. This limestone appears to with a kind of moss, and pretty wet, till he came bave undergone an amazing degree of shrinking; within about twelve or fourteen yards of the botand hence there are vast shake-holes and caverns, tom, and then the rock opened on the east side, some of them of a tremendous and frightful and he swung till he descended to the floor of depth, in various parts These natural caverns the cave, where he perceived there was light ve iu number about twenty-seven. It will be enough came from the mouth of the pit, though proper to enumerate one or two of them in this at the distance of sixty-two perpendicular yards, place.
to read any print. When at the bottom, he perBagshaw's Cavern, or the Crystallised Cavern, ceived that the cavern consisted of two parts; in Mule-Spinner Mine, is a litile south-west of the first being a cave, in shape not much unlike Bradwell, and is 400 yards in length. Elden that of an oven ; and the latter, a vast dome of Hole, surrounded with a stone wall, a little north the form of the inside of a glass-house; with a of Peak Forest Town, is a very deep hole, con- small arched passage from the one to the other, Hecting with a vast lateral cavern below. The through which a slope of loose stones, that have opening or chasm in the rock is about five yards been thrown in from time to time, extends from long and three broad. The top of it is somewhat the wall at the west side of the first dome, to higher than the surface of the earth, with a very almost the bottom of the second cave or dome, jagged and uneven mouth, opening into a chasm, with such an angle, that the farther end of the steep, black, and full of horror. This chasm cave is lower by twenty-five yards than the place has more than once been descended. It was where he first landed. The diameter of this fortne zly represented as altogether unfathomable, cavern may be nearly fifty yards : the top he and seeming, at a certain depth, with such could not trace with the eye; but he had reason
to believe it extended to a vast height; for when opening himself, nor did the miners, who went nearly at the top of one of the incrusted rocks, down with him, say any thing about it. at the height of about twenty yards, he could Golconda is also a very large cavern, near find no closure of the dome, though he then saw Hopton. Poole's Hole, about half a mile S.S.W. much farther than when he stood at the bottom. of Buxton, is a very long cavern. The entrance
The curiosities to be met with in the small is extremely narrow; but at the end of about cavern are not worth mentioning ; indeed he did twenty or thirty yards a spacious and lofty canot meet there with any stalactitical incrustations vern opens, from the roof and sides of which whatever; but the wall consisted of rude and ir- water, continually dropping, congeals into large regular fragments of rock. But among the sin- pillars and masses on the floor. Further up the gularities in the second cavern, he observed the cavern is a large suspended icicle or stalactite, following; climbing up a few loose stones on the denominated The Flitch of Bacon. Beyond this south side, he descended again through a small the cavern again becomes contracted; but a slit into a little cave, four yards long and irregu- little further on it again expands, into a greater lar, as to height not exceeding two yards; and height and width, and continues so till we reach the whole lined with a kind of sparkling stalac- what is called Mary Queen of Scots' Pillar, a tites, of a fine deep yellow color, with some small name given to a large massy column of stalacstalactitical drops hanging from the roof. Facing tites, on account of its having been visited by the first entrance is a most noble column, of the that much injured princess during her stay at same kind of incrustation, above thirty yards Buxton, when she wrote on a pane of glass at high : and, proceeding on to the north, he came he hall : to a large stone, covered with the like matter; and
Buxton, whose fame thy baths shall ever tell, under it was a hole two yards deep, lined with
Which I, perhaps, shall see no more, farewell! the same; whence sprung a rock consisting of vast solid round masses, like the former in color, The caveru extends beyond this pillar about 100 though not, in figure, on which he easily asoyards, and is, from its mouth to this place, about cended to the height of twenty yards, and got 669 yards. Peak's Hole, near Castleton, is also some tine pieces of stalactites, pendent from the a remarkable cavern, in which are several lakes cragged sides which joined this rock.
or springs of water. Besides these horrid caAfter this, proceeding forward, he came to verns there are numerous water-shallows or holes another pile of incrustations, different from the in the rocks, into which streams of water fall and two former, and much rougher; and which was disappear: in all about twenty. not tinged with such a yellow, but rather with a Both Mr. Lloyd and the traditions of this brown color; and at the top of this also is a neighbourhood, mention the appearance of water small cavern, into which he went. The last thing at the bottom of the several shafts. It has been he took notice of was the vast drops of stalactites, conjectured that this is the continuation of a hanging like icicles from every part of the vault; subterranean river; indeed of that very stream some of which were as large as a man's body, which runs out of the mouth of the ocean at and at least four or five feet long.
The greatest Castleton. part of the walls of the large cavern was lined Among the wonders of the Peak is Tide's or with incrustations, and they were of three kinds: Weeden's Well, constituting one of the class the first being the deep yellow stalactites; the which ebb and flow like the sea. That it does second being a thin coating, like a kind of light ebb and flow is certain; but it is at very unequal stone-colored varnish on the surface of the lime- periods, sometimes not in a day or two, and stone, and which glittered exceedingly by the sometimes twice in an hour. The basin of the light of the candles; and the third being a sort spring is about a yard deep, and the same in of rough efflorescence, every minute shoot re- length and breadth. When it flow in the water sembling a kind of rose-tower. Having satisfied rises with a bubbling noise, as if the air, which his curiosity with a view of this astonishing vault, was pent up within the cavities of the rock, was he began to return. Fastening the rope to his forcing itself a passage, and driving the water body, he gave the signal to be drawn up; which before it. It is occasionally used as a restorative. he found to be a much more difficult and danger But the great medicinal wonder of Derbyous task than the descent, owing to his weight shire is Buxton Wells, the waters of which, bedrawing the rope into clefts, between the frag- side their medicinal use, have this singularity, ments of the rock, which made it stick; and to that within five feet of one of the hot springs his body jarring against the sides, which he could there arises a cold one; as, indeed, in several not possibly prevent with his hands. Another other places in England, and other countries. circumstance also increased the danger, which These springs possess a less degree of warmth was, the rope loosening the stones over head, than those at Bath. The water is sulphureous, whose fall he every instant dreaded.
with a small quantity of saline particles, but it is After writing the above, Mr. L. was informed not in the least impregnated with a sulphureous there was formerly the mouth of a second shaft acid, hence they are verv palatable in comparison in the floor of the great cavern, somewhere under with other medicinal waters. See Buxtox. the great heap of stones ; and that it was covered Mr. Pennant observes, with his usual elegance :up by the miners, at the time when so many With joy and gratitude I this moment reflect loads were thrown in from the top. It is re on the efficacious qualities of the waters; I reported to have gone down a vast depth farther, collect with rapture the return of spirits, the and to have had water at the bottom; but he did flight of pain, and the re-animation of my long. not perceive any remaining appearance of such long crippled rheumatic limbs.' About twelve
miles south-east of Buxton, in one of the most mary, an elegant assembly room, and a theatre, romantic situations of the whole kingdom, is are the other principal buildings. The county Matlock. Here too is a medicinal bath of great hall is a handsome stone building, erected in the value, the warm springs of which were first dis- year 1730. In 1734 a machine was erected here covered about the year 1698. Near this place by Sir Thomas Lombe, for the manufacturing of there is a petrifying spring; and the whole sur- silk, the model of which he brought from Italy at rounding country is uncommonly interesting and the risk of his life. It was the first of its kind romantic. In. many respects Matlock, as a wa erected in England ; and its operations are to fering-place, is preferable to Buxton. Here are wind, double, and twist the silk, so as to render it less bustle, noise, and dissipation.
fit for weaving. It has employed many hands in having dwelt at some length on the soil, &c., the town. When Sir Thomas's patent expired, of this county, there is less occasion and still less in 1732, parliament was so sensible of the value room to detail its other natural productions, and importance of the machine that they granted These chietly consist of leadl, antimony, mill- him a further recompense of £14;000, for the stones, grind-stones, marble, alabaster, alum, pit- hazard and expense he had incurred in introcoal, and iron, which constitute, of course the ducing and erecting it, upon condition that he great bases of its trade. In addition, there are should allow an exact model of it to be taken. silk and cotton mills at Derby and Ashbourne; This model is deposited in the Tower of London. respectable marble works at Ashford; and consi- Derby has a considerable manufactory of silk, derable woollen manufactories in various parts. cotton, and fine worsted stockings; and a fabMalt is also made in this county in considerable ric of porcelain equal, if not superior, in quality quantity. It sends to parliament two members to any in the kingdom. Several hands are emfor the county, and two for the town of Derby. ployed in the lapidary and jewellery branches;
There is a singular custom in this county of and the work of this kind, executed here, is in strewing the churches on the anniversary of the high estimation. Derbyshire spar and marble, dedication of the church, or on midsummer eve, as well as foreign marble, are also wrought here with rushes. The ancient custom of hanging into various ornamental articles. The malting up garlands of roses in the churches, with a pair trade is extensively carried on in this town. It is of gloves cut out of white paper, which had been governed by a mayor, nine aldermen, &c. The carried before the corpses of unmarried women aldermen are appointed for life, unless removed at their funerals, also prevails in the neighbour- for ill behaviour. The recorder is chosen by the hood of the Peak; and the county wakes are corporation, who can remove him at pleasure. generally observed on the Sunday following the The common-clerk is coroner and clerk of the day of the dedication of the church or chapel, peace, and is likewise chosen by the corporation; or on the saint's day after whom it is named. but both these officers must be approved of by Druidical circles, tumuli of earth and stones, his majesty. This town sends two members to rocking-stones, rock-basins, and rude military parliament, who are elected by the corporation, works, attest the ancient British customs. The freemen, and sworn burgesses; the mayor is the principal Roman remains are, an altar preserved returning officer. A court of record is held here in Haddon-Hall; some inscribed pigs of lead every second Tuesday, besides the quarter seslately transferred to the British Museum; and sions, and a half-yearly court-leet. the silver plate found in Risley-Park. Several The Derby General Infirmary is an excellent Roman roads passed through the county; and institution, situated near the London road, in a stations may be traced in several places. healthful, airy, and dry situation, abounding with
Sir Richard Arkwright, Brindley, Samuel Ri- good water. The building is constructed of a chardson, Anthony Blackwall, Flamsteed the bcautiful hard white stone, of a handsome, yet astronomer royal, and bishop Halifax, are among simple elevation, of three stories, containing a light the • worthies’ it has produced. The gentlemen's central hall, with a double stair-case. Here the seats, though not numerous, are nowhere ex iron dome, the wide stone gallery, and the very ceeded in individual splendor and romantic si- large stone stair-case resting upon the perforated tuation. See CuaTSWORTH.
floor of the hall, which covers part of the baseDERBY, the county town of Derbyshire, is ment story, excite admiration from their well scated on the Derwent, over which it has a hand- known strength and solidity. This mfirinary possome stone bridge. A small brook runs through sesses a degree of perfection unknown to similar it under nine stone bridges. It is large, popu- establishinents; for instance, in the construction lous, and well built; containing five churches, of of two light and spacious rooms, one for each which All Saints is the chief, the tower of which sex, called day, or convalescent rooms, where is 173 feet in height, the upper part being richly persons recovering, instead of being confined to omamented. The interior is particularly light, the same room day and night, as has been the elegant, and spacious. The roof is supported by usual practice, may eat their meals and pass the five columns on each side; the windows are day. Here is also a fever house, where relief is large and handsome, and the symmetry and pro- administered, in case of infectious diseases. The portions of the whole building have a very pleasing entrance to this is directly opposite to the front, effect. In ancient writings this church is called and has no internal connexion with the infirmary. All-Hallows, which name it still retains among Besides the convalescent rooms, and the fever the common people. It was originally a free house, superior accommodations are provided for collegiate chapel, and besides the master or rec- patients laboring under acute diseases in general ; tor, who was the dean of Lincoln, had seven these consist of four small wards, containivg one, prebendaries. The county hall, county gaol, infir- two, three, and four beds respectively, with a
water-closet, nurse's bed-room, and scullery discussed, on each evening. These are the prinThis arrangement enables the medical men to cipal institutions, but there are eight or ten separate the diseases from each other, as may best others in the town, and one exclusively devoted suit their natures ; and the wards being parted to the cultivation of French literature. Derly off from the body of the house by folding doors, has a market on Wednesday and Friday. It is silence is obtained, and too much light excluded situated in a fine plain, opening as it advances (essential in some cases), rendering this part of southward into a beautiful and highly cultivated the establishment more convenient, perhaps, on country. It is thirty-six miles north of Coventry, the whole than many private houses. Another and 126 north-west by west of London. contrivance is, that ventilation shall be copious, Derby, a town of the United States, in and the warmth regulated at pleasure: and with Orleans county, Vermont, on the north line of respect to water-closets, to prevent the draft the state, and on the east shore of lake Memphrefrom the house being reversed, a mode of con- magog. struction has been invented which does away Denby, a town of New Haven county, Conevery objection. A small steam engine is used necticut, on the point of land formed by the conto pump water, wash, &c. A statue of Escula- Aluence of Naugatuck and Housatonick rivers. pius; indicating the object of this useful institu- This town was settled in 1665, under New Ilaven tion, is placed upon the centre of the dome. The jurisdiction, and has an academy. building is calculated to hold upwards of 100 Derby, a town of Pennsylvania, in Chester patients. Three physicians, four surgeons, and county, seven miles from Chester, and five from à house apothecary, have been appointed to the Philadelphia. It is situated or Derby Creek, institution since it was opened for relief of in and which fålls into Delaware River, near Chester. out patients in June 1810.
DERBY, West, a township of England, in the The ordnance depôt is situated near the infir- county of Lancaster, four miles from Liverpool, mary, and was erected, according to a plan of and containing about 3000 inhabitants. Mr. Wyatt's, in 1805. It consists of an armory To DERE, v. a. Sax. derian.
To hurt. in the centre, calculated to contain 15,000 stand See DARE. Obsolete. of arms. Above this is a room of the same pro
So from immortal race he does proceed, portions, containing accoutrements for the use of
That mortal hands may not withstand his might; the army. On the north and south sides are two
Dred for his derring doe, and bloody deed; magazines, capable of containing 1200 barrels
For all in blood and spoil is his delight. ammunition. Four dwellings are situated in the
Faerie Queene. angles of the exterior wall; two of which are DEREHAM, or MARKET DEREHAM, a marbarracks, and the other two are the residences of ket town of Norfolk, sixteen miles north from Norofficers in the civil department.
wich, and 100; N.N. E. from London. This Derby, as the centre of the literature of the is a clean and well paved place, and stands on county, and the scene of many of its improve- a small rivulet which supplies it with water. ments, has given birth to, and still boasts, many The church is a very ancient structure, and the excellent literary institutions and libraries. The steeple is open to the body like that of a catheDerby Philosophical Society, the object of dral': it contains four chapels, one of which, St. which is, the promotion of scientific knowledge Edmunds, contains an antique chest, taken out by occasional meetings and conversation, and of the ruins of Beckenham Castle, in which are by the circulation of books, was founded by deposited the records of the church. The font, Dr. Darwin, who spent the last twenty years of erected in 1468, is a fine specimen of ancient his life in this neighbourhood. The first meeting, sculpture, being richly carved. In the churchin the year 1788, was at Dr. Darwin's house ; yard stands a square tower containing a peal of and he retained the chair of this society till his bells. In this church the poet Cowper was decease. It boasts a considerable number of buried in 1800. Here are also three respectable members, and is in possession of an extensive meeting-houses. This town has sustained conand valuable library.
siderable damage hy fires; first in the year 1581, Another flourishing institution made its ap- when nearly the whole town was destroyed; and pearance here in the year 1808, under the title again in 1679. The market is on Friday, well of the Derby Literary and Philosophical Society. stocked with provisions, and the greatest pig The objects of this association are, “the pursuit market in the county. of literary and scientific enquiries, and the im
Lat. derclictus, provement of its members in the power of gain DERELICTION, n. s. ing and of communicating knowledge. The linquo, to leave. Terms first applied to promeans by which these objects are attempted to perty voluntarily relinquished or forsaken : hence be accomplished are the production and discus- to any other abandonment or forsaking; to empsion of papers, or essays, which may be written tiness; and figuratively to the mind. on any subject connected with literature or
There is no other thing to be looked for, but the science, excluding only the practical departments effects of God's most just displeasure, the withdrawing of medicine and surgery, party politics and of grace, dereliction in this world, and in the world to religion. It is a fundamental law of this society, coine confusion.
Hooker. that each member shall furnish an essay in his
Derelict lands, suddenly left by the sea, belong to turn, and no instance has hitherto occurred in the king: but if the sea shrink back so slowly that which this rule has been violated. The meetings the gain be by little and little, it shall go to the are held monthly from September to April in- owner of the lands adjoining. clusively, one paper being read, and another
2 Comm. 261, quoted by Jacobs.
DERELICT', n. s. & adj. } de and relinquo,
They easily prevailed, so as to seize upon the must DERIV'E, v.a. & v. n. Fren. deriver, vacant, unoccupied, and derelict minds of his [lord Deriv’ABLE, adj.
Span. and Port. Chatham's] friends. Burke. Deriv'ation, n. s.
derivar ; Ital. and DERELICTS imply, also, such lands as the sea,
Deriv'ATIVE, n. s. & adj. Lat. derivare, to by receding from them, leaves dry and fit for cul
Deriv'ATIVELY, adv. draw water, from tivation. If they are left by.a gradual recess of
Deriv'er, n. s.
de and rivus; Heb. the sea, they are adjudged to belong to the owner o'n, a stream, Hence to draw or trace from a of the adjoining lands; but when an island is source; and as a neuter verb to come from; to formed in the sea, or a large quantity of new owe origin to. Derivable is traceable, to or land appears, such derelict lands belong to the from ; hence deducible in argument. Derivaking
tion, literally, a drainage of water, and a drawing ĎERHAM (Dr. William), a celebrated Eng- out, or displaying words or ideas from their lish divine, born in 1657. In 1682 he was pre- original sources; the drawing out a peccant sented to the vicarage of Wargrave in Berkshire, humor of the body; and the thing drawn out, or and, in 1689, to the rectory of Upminster, derived. Derivative is used as a substantive in Essex. Applying himself with great eagerness this last sense. to natural and experimental philosophy, he soon became a distinguished member of the Royal Is from her knight divorced in despayre,
'Though not in word nor deed ill meriting, Society, whose Philosophical Transactions con
And her dew loves deryo'd to that vile witchers snayre. tain a great variety of curious and valuable
Spenser. Faerie Queene. pieces, the fruits of his industry. In his younger
Christ having Adam's nature as we have, but inyears he published his Artificial Clock-maker, corrupt, deriveth not nature, but incorruption, and that which has been often reprinted : and in 1711, 12, immediately from his own person, into all that and 14, he delivered the Boyle's Lectures, which belong unto him.
Hooker. he afterwards digested under the well-known
I am, my lord, as well derived as he, titles of Physico-Theology and Astro-Theology;
As well possest.
Shakspeare. or a Defence of the being of a God from a
For honour, Survey of the Works of Creation and of the
"Tis a derivative from me to mine, Heavens. He next published Christo-Theology,
And only that I stand for.
Id. a demonstration of the divine authority of the
The streams of the publick justice were derived into Christian religion. He died at Upminster in
Duvies. 1733, and left a valuable collection of curiosities, every part of the kingdom. particularly specimens of English birds and
By which I knew the time, insects.
Now full, that I no more should live obscure;
But openly begin, as best becomes DERIDE, v. a. Ital. and Lat. deridere, The authority which I derived from Heaven. DERI'DER, N. S. from de and rideo. To
Milton. Deri'sion, laugh; to mock with laugh As it is a derivative perfection, so it is a distinct Deer'sive, adj. ter; to Scorn. Derisive kind of perfection from that which is in God. Hale.
DERI'SORY. and derisory seem syno They endeavour to derive the varieties of colors Dymous adjectives.
from the various proportion of the direct progress or I am in derision daily, every one mocketh me. motion of these globules to their circumvolution, or Jer. xx. 7. motion about their own centre.
Boyle. Upon the wilful violation of oaths, execrable blas The word Honestus originally and strictly signifies phemies, and like contempts offered by deriders of re no more than creditable, and is but a derivative from ligion, fearful tokens of divine revenge have been Honor, which significs credit or honour. South. known to follow.
Such a one makes a man not only a partaker of The faith of the righteous cannot be so much de other men's sins, but also a deriver of the whole intire rided, as their success is magnified.
guilt of them to himself.
Id. Bishop Hall. Contemplations.
Men derive their ideas of duration from their reflecEnsaared, assaulted, overcome ; led bound,
tion on the train of ideas they observe to succeed Thy soe's derision, captive, poor, and blind,
one another in their own understandings. Locke. luto a dungeon thrust.
Milton. What shall be the portion of those who have de
Most of them are the genuine derivations of the
Glanville. rided God's word, and made a mock of every thing hypothesis they claim to. that is sacred and religious ?
Among other derivatives I have been careful to O'er all the dome they quaff, they feast ;
insert and elucidate the anomalous plurals of nouns Derince taunts were spread from guest to guest, and preterites of verbs. And each in jovial mood his mate addressed. Pope.
Johnson. Preface to Dictionary. Are we grieved with the scorn and aerision of the Here is the fountain of truth, why do
follow profane? Thus was the blessed Jesus despised and the streams derived from it by the sophistry, or polrejected of men. Rogers. luted by the passions of man?
Bishop Watson. Some, that adore Newton for his fuxions, deride
The mind that is immortal-it derives him for his religion.
Berkley. No colour from the fleeting things without;
But is absorbed in sufferance or in joy, I know that expectation, when her wings are once
Born from the knowledge of its own desert. expanded, easily reaches heights which performance
Byron. Dever will attain ; and when she has mounted the saro mit of perfection, derides her follower, who dies in DERNIEʻR, adj. Last. Is a French word
Johnson. Plan of Dictionary. used only in the following phrase.