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for so small a creature, is prodigious, and its activity IN THE EAST INDIES.

renders it formidable. It has frequently been known HUNTING in India is pursued by Europeans with to spring upon the back of an elephant and attack greater ardour than even in this country among the the rider, and the elephant has such a dread of it, most confirmed sportsmen, and this probably because that he cannot easily be induced to approach one to a European both the excitement and the novelty when alive. Like all animals of its genus, the leopard are greater. The scenery is more grand and imposing, is very cowardly, and will not, if escape be practicable

, the game generally more untractable and more diffi- stop to defend itself from the attacks of an animal of cult to kill, while the mounted animals are the largest, inferior power. It seldom seizes its prey openly, but the strongest, and the most sagacious of the dumb prowls during the night, and coming stealthily upon creation. When a person is mounted upon the back it, takes it by surprise. Ravenous as is the leopard, of an elephant, threading the jungle in search of a it will frequently go for days together without food, tiger, or a leopard, the whole frame thrills with excite- but even when it obtains a plentiful supply, and ment; all idea of danger vanishes; the eye is dilated, swallows a prodigious quantity, it still never appears and the heart throbs to see the savage roused. Con- satisfied. sequences are seldom or never calculated, and the sad Notwithstanding the natural cowardice of the accidents which often occur in pursuing these perilous leopard, its fierceness under excitement may be ima. sports, are a vain warning against the repetition of gined from the following occurrence, which happened an enjoyment as dangerous as it is exciting.

to a friend of mine from whom I received the parThe leopard is not so frequently hunted in India ticulars. He was travelling in the southern parts as the tiger, because in general it affords less sport. of India towards the Mysore, and having arrived It is far more shy and subtle, and a jungle may be one evening at a convenient spot upon the border of beaten for days together without seeing one. These a jungle, and not far from a village, he ordered his animals are scarcely ever met with but in the depths tent to be pitched for the night. He had with bim a of the forests, whence they emerge by night, and pointer, with a litter of three puppies ; she was chained prowl in search of smaller prey, such as sheep and under a tree near the tent, and close by her slept two goats, and the young of larger cattle, but they rarely of the palankeen-bearers. There was no moon, and attack human beings. They are excessively ravenous, the darkness was increased by the thickness of the tear their prey to pieces with both claws and teeth, grove which he had selected for his night's halt. Two devour it with a voraciousness beyond that of any hours after midnight, he was awoke by a loud outcry, other animal, and, though consuming a quantity alto and starting from his bed, he discovered that some gether amazing, are always thin. They are the most beast of prey, which the palankeen-bearers said was active of the feline race, running up trees with ex a tiger, had carried off his favourite pointer. He treme agility, and thus generally defying pursuit ;-determined to explore the jungle in search of the nothing but the rifle or matchlock can then reach plunderer, as soon as day should dawn, and no sooner them. The name of the leopard in India implies this had the gray light begun to streak the horizon than, quality, being Lackreebung, literally Tree-tiger. armed with a rifle, and accompanied by twelve fol

This creature is remarkable above all of its genus lowers, four of whom carried matchlocks, he set out for the beauty of its colour, which is a brilliant yellow, in pursuit of the supposed tiger. A short distance with spots about the size of a penny-piece disposed beyond the edge of the jungle was a thicket, so close in groups over its body; they are of a bright black, that none of the party could make their way into it; and contrast beautifully with the radiant hide. The half a dozen pariah dogs were accordingly procured, animal is about four feet long from the tip of the and sent into the thicket. These dogs have a tolerably snout to the insertion of the tail, which varies from good scent, and, when acting in concert, are not defithe length of two to two and a half feet. It is cient in courage, though individually they are not in frequently, however, destroyed by the panther. general to be relied on.

The accompanying engraving represents the shoot The dogs readily took the covert, and in a short ing of a leopard in a tree, whither it had taken refuge time it was evident from their sharp quick bark, and from a number of pariah dogs by which it had been almost immediate howling, that the prey had been pursued. The creature had concealed itself in a found and attacked. The continued howling of one thick gruve, near a village, evidently with an intention of the dogs proved that he had been desperately of banqueting upon the domestic cattle stalled in the wounded; after a short interval the dogs had made neighbourhood. Some pariah dogs of the village, a second attack, for a fierce struggle was heard in the having discovered its retreat, gave the alarm, when thicket, and within a few seconds, a huge leopard others joined the pack, and they pursued the enemy, sprang out, pursued by five of the dogs, one of which which made its escape into a mango-tree. Informa- seized it by the leg. This brought the animal up; tion being given to an Englishman, who happened to it turned upon its aggressor, when one of the party be residing near, he repaired to the spot upon his fired, and struck the beautiful beast just above the elephant, and armed with a rifle. The moment he left shoulder. It first rolled upon its back, but regainappeared within sight of the tree in which the leopard ing its former position, with the rapidity of lightning, had taken refuge, the wily creature crawled along a leaped upon the man, and brought him to the thin branch just beyond which grew another of larger earth, fixing its claws in his loins, and stripping the bulk, that protected its body from the hunter's aim. flesh to the bone. Another ball received into the At length having reached that part of the stem where body, caused it to quit its prostrate victim, and two huge boughs, diverging from the trunk, formed attempt to assault its second aggressor, but his ball a fork, the leopard seated itself between the branches, having injured the back, it was unable to spring. its body protected by one of them, and just exposing It nevertheless dragged itself forward, though the its head to the rifle of the Englishman, who fired, his hinder part of its body was completely paralyzed, ball taking effect between the eyes. With a roar of and still threatened the most desperate resistance; agony the leopard placed its paws upon the wound, when my friend, putting his rifle almost close to its and fell backwards dead.

head, prevented further mischief. The poor fellow Like the tiger, the leopard, when reduced to a who had been so dreadfully mangled by the leopard, struggle for lite, is extremely desperate. Its strength, I died during the following night,


among the

So seldom is the leopard seen during the day, that

THE RIVER MISSOURI, no apprehension is ever entertained from it by travellers in passing through the jungles. The tiger is in India the dreaded tyrant of the forest, and wherever The Missouri is one of the largest rivers in America he chooses to make his lair, the spot becomes, to a the continent so famous for the greatness of its certain extent, a solitude, and the abode of danger. streams. Its principal branch rises in the Rocky It is a singular fact, that all beasts of prey of the Mountains, in about the latitude of 43° 30' north feline race which attack man in India, prefer the and the 112th degree of western longitude; its bead blacks to the whites. It has been stated, times out of spring is said to be not more than one mile distant number, by experienced hunters, and I have never from the source of another great river,—the Columbia, heard it contradicted, that if a European and a which flows in a contrary direction into the Pacific native have happened to be in company when a tiger | Ocean. This branch has been termed by the American has made an assault, the native has always been the travellers, Captains Lewis and Clarke, (who explored person first attacked. This may, perhaps, be ac the whole course of the Missouri,) Jefferson's River, counted for from the circumstance of tigers not being in compliment to the United States' president of that familiar with white faces, which may induce them to name; and three of its tributaries have, in the same prefer the natural race of the country. With all spirit, been dignified with the appellations of Philotheir predilection, however, for copper or sable skins, sophy, Philanthropy, and Wisdom. Whe

When Jefferson's I should be extremely sorry to come within the reach river has run a course of about 270 miles, it is joined of these dumb epicureans, for although they may by two others, called Gallatin's and Madison's, after prefer that human flesh indigenous to the country, I the statesmen so named; and their united waters flow have no doubt that for lack of a better object they together for nearly 3000 miles, under the name of would snap up a European without much ceremony. Missouri, until they pour themselves into the channel

J. H. C.

of the Mississippi.

At the distance of about 180 miles from this ON THE STUDY OF INSECTS.

junction,-or of 450 miles from the source of the

Jefferson branch,—the river escapes from Is anything that proceeds from the hands of the Rocky Mountains, and loses the character which, till Great Creator too insignificant for man to investigate? shortly previous, it had borne throughout, of a foaming A moment's reflection will apprize us that the most

torrent. The spot at which it emerges, is remarkable minute insect must necessarily be as fully perfected for the sublimity of its scenery; for nearly six miles, in its structure, in its wonderful apparatus of nerves, precipitous masses of rock rise perpendicularly from muscles, respiratory organs, and organs of the senses, the water's edge, to the height of nearly 1200 feet. and all their functions, and its system of circulation,

They are composed,” says the official narrative of (proved by recent discoveries,) as the largest, and, Lewis and Clarke, “ of a black granite near its base, according to its rank in nature, the most gigantic but from its lighter colour above, and from the fraganimal, over which it possesses an infinite superiority ments, we suppose the upper part to be flints of a of muscular strength; and when we find that there yellowish brown and cream colour. Nothing," it is are insects scarcely discoverable without a lens, must added, “ can be imagined more tremendous than the we not exclaim, with wonder and admiration, at the frowning darkness of those rocks, which project over stupendous power evinced in their construction ; and

the river, and menace us with destruction. The should not this stimulate us to learn as much as we

river, of 350 yards in width, seems to have forced its can concerning these miracles, that we may be better channel down this solid mass, but so reluctantly has able to appreciate the marvellous power displayed in it given way, that during the whole distance the their creation, although we can scarcely hope to

water is very deep, even at the edges, and for the first arrive at the perfect comprehension of their least attri

three miles there is not a spot, except one of a few butes, the complexity of their organization, when yards, in which a man could stand between the water even most simple, the multiplicity of their instincts, and the towering perpendicular of the mountain: the the quality of those instincts, and their very powerful convulsion of the passage must have been terrible, agency in supporting the universal equilibrium of since at its outlet there are vast columns of rock torn nature ? Who then is bold enough to say, even to

from the mountain, which are strewed on both sides what his arrogance and assumption have dared to

of the river, the trophies, as it were, of the victory. style a contemptible insect ; “ Thou art beneath my Several fine springs burst out from the chasms of the notice," when he feels that the pigmy might reply, rock, and contribute to increase the river, which has “ Thou, with all thy boasted superiority, dost not

now a strong current; but very fortunately we are comprehend me.” Humility is the crown of huma

able to overcome it with our oars, since it would be nity, and let us follow the words of Solomon, and impossible to use either the cord or the pole. This learn wisdom from the ant.-Foreign Quarterly Review. extraordinary range of rocks we called the Gates of

the Rocky Mountains."

About 110 miles from this tremendous chasm, the This plant emits its fragrant smell powerfully after sunset,

“ Falls of the Missouri" occur; and for the space of and has been observed in a sultry evening, after thunder, seventeen or eighteen miles, the river presents a sucwhen the air was highly charged with electric fluid, to dart cession of rapids and cataracts. At the “Great Fall," small sparks or scintillations of lurid flame in great abun as the largest of these is termed, it is 300 yards wide; dance from such of its flowers as are fading: -- Edinburgh and for about a third of this breadth, the water rolls in Phil. Jour.

one smooth, even sheet, over a precipice of nearly ninety The earth with its scarred face, is the symbol of the Past; precipitates itself with a more rapid current, and

feet in height. The remaining portion of the stream the air and heaven, of Futurity. ----COLERIDGE.

being broken in its fall by projecting rocks, “ forms LET every man endeavour to make the world happy, by a

a splendid prospect of perfectly white foam, two strict performance of his duty to God and man, and the hundred yards in length," with “all that glory of mighty work of reformation will soon be accomplished. - refracted light, and everlasting sound, and infinity of DR. JOHNSON.

motion, which,” to use the words of a modern writer


“make a great waterfall the most magnificent of all seemed as if the dirty Missouri had insinuated itself carthly objects." The fall which is next in height, is under the clear Mississippi, for we saw it boiling up perhaps a more remarkable object still. It extends at a hundred places. First a small curdling white completely across the river, where its width is at spot, not bigger than a man's hand, made its appear. least a quarter of a mile; “the whole Missouri,” says ance near the surface; this rapidly swelled and the narrative of Lewis and Clarke, “is suddenly boiled about, till, in a few seconds, it suddenly became stopped by one shelving rock, without a single niche, as large as a steam-boat, spreading itself on all sides and with an edge as straight and regular as if formed in gigantic eddies or whirlpools, in a manner that I by art,”-over which the volume of its waters is hardly know how to describe, but which was amaprecipitated “in one even uninterrupted sheet, to the zingly striking. At other places the two currents perpendicular depth of fifty feet, whence dashing ran along, side by side, without the least intermixagainst the rocky bottom, it rushes rapidly down, ture, like oil and water ; but this separation never leaving behind it a spray of the purest foam. The continued long, and the contaminating Missouri soon scene which it presented," add the travellers who ex- conquered the beautiful Mississippi,-indeed the stain plored it, was, indeed, singularly beautiful, since, is never got rid of for one moment, during the 1200 without any of the wild irregular sublimity of the miles that the united stream runs over, before it falls lower falls, it combined all the regular elegances into the Gulf of Mexico." which the fancy of a painter would select, to form a The Missouri carries down a great quantity of beautiful waterfall."

sand; this, with the aid of what is derived from the From the falls, down to the very mouth of the neighbouring banks, forms sand-bars-(as they are Missouri,-a distance of more than 2500 miles,-called), projecting into the river. By forcing the there is no obstacle to the navigation of this river, stream towards the opposite bank, these sand-bars but what arises from the rapidity of its current. In aid materially in the process of undermining its loose this long course, its waters are increased by the texture, yet they are themselves constantly removing. junction of many other streams, both great and The American travellers mention an instance in which small; among the largest are the Yellow Stone, La this shifting character was likely to have produced Platte, Kansas and Osage, the first of which is 1880, serious results. The party had encamped, as was and the last 133 miles, above the union with the often their habit, upon one of these sand-bars, and Mississippi. It would be difficult to comprise in any in the middle of the night, the sergeant on guard general description, the characteristics of a river so alarmed them by crying that it was sinking; “ we extensive in its course, and fed by so many various jumped up,” say they, “ and found that both above streams; still the Missouri is sufficiently powerful to and below our camp the sand was undermined and give to all its waters something of an uniform cha- falling in very fast : we had scarcely got into the racter,—and one extremely remarkable. Its prodi. boats and pushed off, when the bank under which gious length of course, as Mr. Flint says, its uncom- they had been lying fell in, and would certainly have mon turbidness, its impetuous and wild character, sunk the two perioques (open oared boats,) if they and the singular country through which it runs, had remained there. By the time we reached the impart to it a natural grandeur belonging to the opposite shore, the ground of our encampment sunk sublime. “We have never crossed it,” continues this also.” This incident occurred as they were making writer, “without experiencing a feeling of this sort, the circuit of the Great Bend. From the shifting of nor without a stretch of the imagination, to trace it these sand-bars the bed of the Missouri is constantly along its immense distances, through its distant changing; a chart of the river as it runs this year, regions, to the lonely and stupendous mountains from says Mr. Flint, gives little ground for calculation in which it springs."

navigating it the next. The change, however, is not The Mississippi is remarkable for the clearness of confined to its bed; the rapid and sweeping current its waters, which are of a light blue, not unlike the of this river is constantly undermining its banks, hue of the deep sea, or of the Rhone at Geneva. large masses of which frequently fall in. The soil The Missouri, on the other hand, is described as through which it flows is of a very loose texture, and being “ nearly as thick as peas soup," and of a dirty the waters are perpetually scooping away the banks muddy-whitish colour. A glassful of the former at one place, and depositing mud and drift-wood at appears as clear as any spring-water; one of the others. Lewis and Clarke mention two spots, at some latter is perfectly turbid, worse than the rain- distance lower down than the junction with the Platte, puddles on a highway-road," and in a few minutes at which a portion of the cliff or hill, in each indeposits a stratum of mud; yet this turbid water, stance nearly three quarters of a mile in length, and according to Mr. Flint, after the settlement of the in one 200 feet in height, had fallen completely into whitish earth, which soon falls down, is remarkably the stream. " We reached," they say, in another pure, pleasant, and healthy; and another American passage, a very narrow part of the river, where the geographer says, that it is more easily preserved cool, channel is confined within a space of 200 yards, by a and fit to drink, than other waters are. The surface sand point on the north and a bend on the south, the of the Mississippi, above the junction, is generally banks in the neighbourhood washing away the clear of drift-wood, while that of the Missouri is all falling in, and the channel filled with buried logs.” covered with half-burnt logs, trees with their branches Only a short distance from the mouth of the Mistorn off, and great rafts or floating islands of timber, souri, as they were passing near the southern shore, drifted from the interior, sweeping and whirling along the bank fell in so fast as to oblige them to cross the at a furious rate.

river instantly, between the northern side and a sandThe Missouri enters the Mississippi from the west-bar, which was continually moving with the violence ward, nearly at right angles to it; and such, says of the current: the boat struck on it, and would Captain Hall, is the impetuosity of its current, that have upset immediately, if the men had not jumped it fairly divides the Mississippi ven to the left or into the water and held till the sand washed from eastern bank. “there were literally,” he says, “not under her. above ten or twelve yards of clear water on that side Our engraving contains an illustration of the inof the river, while all the rest was muddy. The line teresting phenomenon of the falling in of the banks of actual contact was particularly interesting; it of this river Captain Hall describes the occurrence

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to which it refers. During an excursion upon the known that the Missouri is the principal branch, and left bank of the Missouri, about twenty miles above has the better claim to the magnificent title of its confluence, he set out to see one of those rafts, “ Father of Waters," which the Indians have conor collections of logs, which are to be seen in the ferred upon the smaller one; and Balbi,—a still stream. “ Just before we reached the spot,” he says, more recent authority, has a similar remark. An “ from which we saw this raft, a portion of the bank, American geographer, however, Mr. T. Flint, remarks not 100 yards above where we stood, had been under- in opposition to this claim, that the valley of the Mismined and fallen in, by which a prodigious mass of souri seems in the grand scale of conformation to be trees had been projected headlong into the river. secondary to the Mississippi,—that the Missouri has The interest of this extraordinary spectacle was a not the general direction of the lower portion of the little diminished indeed by the reflection, that had Mississippi, but on the contrary, joins it nearly at we arrived a little sooner, we might have seen the right angles,-that the valley of the Mississippi is actual plunge. I set about sketching it however with wider than that of the Missouri

, and the river broader; the Camera Lucida, as fast as I could, before the and that the course of the river, and the direction of current carried away the fallen trees. As soon as the valley, are the same above and below the junction. this drawing was completed, I turned round, and “From these," he says, "and many other considerashifted the instrument about six or eight feet further tions, the 'Father of Waters' seems fairly entitled to down the stream, in order to make a sketch of the his name.” Captain Hall also supports the claim of point against which the raft of drift-wood was the more direct river of the two, to give its name to abutted. We had not changed our position more the joint current. than three minutes, before we heard a tremendous crash, and felt the ground shake under us. On

THE FIRST ENGLISH BIBLE. stepping back to the spot where we had been seated It may interest some of our readers to be informed, that the in the first instance, we observed there had been approaching 4th of October is the three hundredth anniveranother falling in of the banks, and that some of the

sary of the publication of the first entire Protestant English very trees drawn in the first sketch, then growing in

version of the Bible, that important work having been

accomplished by Myles Coverdale, Bishop of Exeter, during full vigour and beauty on the shore, were now lying

the reign of Edward the Sixth. We extract from the prostrate on the tops of their predecessors. But,

Protestant Memorial, by the Rev. T. H. Horne, the folalas!" is the exclamation of this gentleman, “though lowing account of his remarkable undertaking. we heard the noise, which was like that of thunder, In the year 1535, this most valuable present to and felt the tremor, and ran instantly back again to English Protestants was completed abroad, under the the point-we were too late—all now was still, though | direction of Myles Coverdale, a man greatly and the very trees I had been sketching five minutes be- deservedly esteemed for piety, knowledge of the fore, were lying either prostrate on the surface of the Scriptures, and diligent, preaching; on account of river, or with their roots high in the air, and their which qualities King Edward the Sixth advanced him heads buried in the mud at the bottom !"

to the see of Exeter. This first translation of the It has been contended by some, that from the whole Bible ever printed in English is generally called length of the Missouri, the volume of its waters, and “ Coverdale's Bible:" it is a folio volume, and from the circumstance of its communicating its own cha- the appearance of the types, it is now generally racter in every respect to the Mississippi, below the considered to have been printed at Zürich, in the junction, it ought to be considered as the main river, printing-office of Christopher Froschover. The foland to impart its name to the united stream during lowing is the title-page of this extremely rare and its course to the sea, Malte Brun states it to be now curious volume,

Biblia. The Bible, that is, the holy Scripture of

be. These thy seruant keepeth, and for kepin the Olde and New Testament, faithfully and truly

ge of them there is greate rewarde. Who translated out of the Douche and Latyn into

can tell, how oft he offendeth? Oh clése thou Englishe, M. D. XXXV.

me fro my secrete fautes. Keep thy seruaū

te also from presumptuous synnes, lest they This translation is dedicated to King Henry the get the dominion ouer mè: so shal I be undeEighth, whom Coverdale in his dedication honestly fyled & innocēt frõ the greate offence. Yee tells, that the Pope gave him the title of Defender of the wordes of my mouth and the mediatació of the Faith, "only because his highness susfered his my herte shal be acceptable ynto the, o Lorbishops to burne God's word, the root of faith, and de, my helper and my redemer." to persecute the lovers and ministers of it;" but at From Coverdale's Dedication to Henry VIII., it the same time he intimates his conviction that this seems probable that his translation was permitted title will prove a prophecy; that," by the righteous to be read by the people : for in the year 1536, administration of his Grace the faith shall be so shortly after it was printed, a royal injunction was defended, that God's word, the mother of faith, issued to the clergy to provide a book “ of the should have its free course thorow all Christendome, whole Bible, both in Laten, and also in English, but especially in his Grace's realme." As to the and lay the same in the quire for everye man that translation itself, he observes in his dedication and will to loke and reade theron,” in every parish epistle to the reader, that it was “ neither his labour church; which was certainly equivalent to an express nor his desire to have this work put into his hand; approbation of Coverdale's Bible, as there was no but when others were moved by the Holy Ghost, other at that time extant in English. Dr. Geddes to undertake the cost of it,' he was the more bold (Prospectus for a new Translation, p. 88,) says of this to engage in the execution of it. Agreeably, there translation, “From Genesis to the end of Chronicles fore, to desire, he set forth this special trans and the book of Jonah, are by Tyndal; the rest of lation, not in contempt of other men's translation, the Old Testament by Coverdale. The whole New or by way of reproving them, but humbly and faith- Testament is Tyndal's." But from the collation of fully following his interpreters, and that under cor-Lewis, it is evident that Coverdale corrected Tyndal's rection. Of these, he said, he used five different translation. Fulke (Defence of the English Traslation ones, who had translated the Scriptures not only of the Bible) relates, that “when Coverdale's translation into Latin, but also into Dutch. He further de was finished, and presented to Henry, he gave it to clared, that he had neither wrested nor altered so Bishop Gardiner and some others to examine. They much as one word for the maintenance of any man kept it so long, that at last Henry had to call for it ner of sect, but had with a clear conscience purely himself. When they delivered the book, he demanded and faithfully translated out of the foregoing inter- their opinion of the translation. They answered, that preters, having only before his eyes the manifest there were many faults in it. “Well," said the king. truth of the Scriptures. But because such different “but are there any heresies mentioned in it?" They translations, he saw, were apt to offend weak minds, replied, “There were no heresies they could find." he added, that there came more understanding and “If there be no heresies," said Henry, "then in God's knowledge of the Scripture by these sundry trans- name, let it go abroad among our people.” lations, than by all the glosses of sophistical doctors; Coverdale called his version a "special" translation, and he therefore desires, that offence might not be because it was different from the former English transtaken, because one translated 'scribe,' and another lations : its noble simplicity, perspicuity, and purity ‘lawyer,' one repentance,' and another ‘penance,' of style, are truly astonishing. It is divided into six or' amendment.'

tomes, or parts, adorned with wooden cuts, and furThe following specimen contains the nineteenth nished with scripture references in the margin. The Psalm (conformably to the numeration in the He- last page has these words : “ Prynted in the yeare of brew Bibles), as translated by Coverdale, by whom our Lorde m.d.xxxv. and fynished the fourth daye of it is numbered xviii., according to the order found October.” Of this Bible there was another edition in in the Septuagint Greek and in the Latin Vulgate a large 4to, 1550, which was republished, with a new versions.

title, 1553 ; and these, according to Lewis, were all • The XVIIJ. A PSALME OF DAUID.

the editions of it which were ever published. (Lewis's The very heauēs declare the glory off

History of English Translations of the Bible, pp. 91 God, ād the very firmamet sheweth

104.) Copies of Bishop Coverdale's version of the his hādye worke. One daye telleth

Bible are preserved in the following Libraries, viz. another, and one night certifieth another.

Of the British Museum and Sion College, in London; There is nether speach ner language, but the

of his Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury, at Lamir voyces are herde amõge the. Their sou

beth; in the Public Library, at Cambridge; in the de is gone out into all londes, and their wordes into the endes of the worlde.

Library at All Souls' College, and in the Bodleian In thê hath he sett a tabernacle for yo so

Library, at Oxford; and in the Library of the Baptist ne, which cometh forth as a brydegrome out

Academy at Bristol. of his chambre, and reioyseth as a giaunte to rū ne his course. It goeth forth fro the one en de of the heauen, and runneth aboute vnto

The highest mental pleasures we enjoy here, only make the same ende agayne, and there maye no mā hy us feel our capacity of enjoying still higher, unless this de himself fro the heate therof. The lawe

feeling is precluded by some impediment or other, great of the Lorde is a perfecte lawe, it quicke

part of which originates in ourselves, and from our own neth the soule. The testimony of ye Lorde

faults. Though we did not make ourselves, we may very is true, and geueth wisdome euen vnto babes.

probably have made them.-DANBY. The statutes of the Lorde are right, and reioyse the herte: ye comaundemēt of ye Lorde

My precept to all who huild is, that the owner should be is pure, and geueth light vnto the eyes.

an ornament to the house, and not the house to the owner. The feare of the Lorde is cleene, and endu

-CICERO. reth for euer: the judgmentes of the Lorde are true and rigtuous alltogether. More

The things for which I hold life valuable, are the satisfacpleasunt are they then golde, yee then moch

tions which accrue from the improvement of knowledge, fyne golde: sweter then hony and the hony com and the exercise of piety.-BOYLE.

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