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PENT, part. pass. Shut up. A small shed the second is more elevated; those of the breast

Penthouse, n. s. ) hanging out from a main are inserted obliquely, that of the anus is greatly wall: written corruptly pentice.

extended, and that of the tail much sloped. The The Turks lurking under their penthouse, laboured whole body is covered with scales of a moderate with mattocks to dig up the foundation of the wall. size, thin, flexible, and slightly indented on their

Knolles. hinder edge; the back is reddish, the sides of a The son of Clarence have I pent up close. silver color, and the fins white. The fish is de

Shakspeare. scribed by some as about nine inches long; by Close pent up guilts,

others as a foot and a half. It is a dry but not Rive your concealing continents. Id.

ill-tasted fish. This is the penthouse under which Lorenzo de

PENTAEDROSTYLA, in the old system of sired us to make a stand. Id. Merchant of l'enice. Sleep shall neither night nor day

mineralogy, a genus of spars. The bodies of Hang upon his penthouse lid. Shakspeare. this genus are spars in form of pentagonal co

Climes that fear the falling and lying of much lumns, terminated by pentangular pyramids at snow, ought to provide more inclining pentices. one end, and regularly affixed at the other to

Wotton. some solid body. Those defensive engines, made by the Romans PENTAE'DROUS, adj. Gr. AEVTE, five, and into the form of penthouses, to cover the assailants copa, 'scat, or sides. Having five sides. from the weapons of the besieged, would be pre

The pentaedrous columnar coralloid bodies are sently battered in pieces with stones and blocks.

composed of plates set lengthways, and passing Wilkins. from the surface to the axis.

Woodward. My penthouse eye-brows and my shaggy beard Offend your sight; but these are manly signs.

PEʻNTAGON, n. s. 1 Fr. pentagon ; Gr. Dryden.

Pentagʻonal, adj. STEVTE, five, and yuvia, The soul pure fire, like ours, of equal force;

an angle. A figure with five angles : pentago But pent in flesh, must issue by discourse. Id. nal, quinquangular; having five angles. Pent up in Utica he vainly forms

I know of that famous piece at Capralora, cast by A poor epitome of Roman greatness.

Barocchio into the form of a pentagon with a circle Addison. inscribed.

Wotton. Yet man, fool man! here buries all his thoughts,

The body being cut transversely, its surface apInters celestial hopes without one sigh,

pears like a net made up of pentagonal meshes, with a Prisoner of earth, and pent beneath the moon,

pentagonal star in each mesn.

Wooduard. Here pinions all his wishes.

Young. Pentagon, in geometry, is a figure of five PENTA, a town of the French empire, in the sides and five angles. See GEOMETRY. island and department of Corsica, sseven miles Pentagon, in fortification, denotes a fort with north-east of Porta.

five bastions. PENTACEROS, in natural history, a name

PENTAGONOTHECA, in botany, the name given by Linkius and some other authors to a given by Vaillant to the plant called by Linnæus, kind of stella marina, or sea-star fish, composed Plumier, Houston, and others, pisonia. of five principal rays, with several transverse

PENTAGRAPH, an instrument designed for hairy or downy processes.

copying figures in any given proportion without any The PENTÁCHORD, of Gr. nevre five, xopón general skill in the art of drawing. See Miniature. string, was an ancient musical instrument. The The instrument is otherwise called a paralleloinvention of the pentachord is referred to the gram. The common pentagraph of the diagram Scythians; the strings were of bullock's leather ; and they were struck with a plectrum made of goat's horn.

PENTACROSTIC, in poetry, a set of verses so disposed as that there are always five acrostics of the same name, in five divisions of each verse. See ACROSTIC.

PENTACTINODOS, in natural history, a name given by some authors to those species of star-fish which are composed of a body divided

PENTADACTYLON, five fingers, in botany, a name given by some authors to the ricinus or palma Christi, from the figure of its leaf.

PENTADACTYLOS Piscis, the five-fingered fish, in ichthyology, the name of a fish common in all the seas about the East Indies, and called by the Dutch there viif vinger visch. It has this name from five black streaks which it has on each side, resembling the prints of five fingers. Its head is flat, convex at the bottom, plain in the sides, and inclined in the fore part. The snout is thick, obtuse, and round; the lower jaw at its extremity bent and rounded; the nostrils are double; the balls of the eye oval; the iris of a silver color; the first fin of the back is small,

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consists of four brass or wooden rulers, two of is similar to the given figure; let C, of the folthem from fifteen to eighteen inches long, the lowing diagram, be the fixed centre of motion; other two half that length. At the ends, and in the

B middle, of the longer rulers, as also at the ends of the shorter, are holes, upon the exact fixing of

B which the perfection of the instrument chiefly depends. Those in the middle of the long rulers are to be at the same distance from those at the end of the long ones, and those of the short ones; so that when put together they may always make a parallelogram. The instrument is fitted together for use by several little pieces, particularly a Р little pillar, No. 1, having at one end a screw and nut, whereby the two long rulers are joined; and at the other a little knot for the instrument to slide on. The piece, No. 2, is a rivet with a screw and nut, wherewith each short ruler is fastened

P to the middle of each long one. The piece, No.

E 3, is a pillar, one end whereof, being hollowed

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F into a screw, has a nut fitted to it. At the other end is a worm to screw into the table ; when the P the pencil for tracing the given figure PP, instrument is to be used, it joins the end of the and p the pencil which traces the other figure pp; two short rulers. The piece, No. 4, is a pen, p, &c., must be so adjusted, that p, C, and P, portcrayon, or pencil, screwed into a little pillar. may lie in one straight line; then, since Bp: Á The piece, No. 5, is a brass point, moderately p:: BP: A C, whatever be the situation of the blunt, screwed likewise into a little pillar. pentagraph, the angles P C P and pCp, are ver

I. To copy a design in the same scale or big- tical : and therefore, PCp will in every position ness as the original : screw the worm No. 3 into of the instrument be a right line ; but PC:pC the table ; lay a paper under the pencil No. 4, :: BA: A p, in each of the two positions in the and the design under the point No. 5. This done, figure, and consequently the triangles PC P, conducting the point over the several lines and p Cp, are similar; and PP :pp (:: PC:Cp) parts of the design, the pencil will draw or re- :: BA : A p, or in a given ratio. peat the same on the paper. II. If the design pears, that, by moving the pencil p, A p may be be to be reduced, e. g. into half the space, the equal to B A, or less in any proportion; and worm must be placed at the end of the long consequently pp may be equal to P P, or less in ruler, No. 4, and the paper and pencil in the the same proportion. middle. In this situation, conduct the brass PENTAGWNIA, from Gr. πεντε five, and γυνη, point over the several lines of the design, as be a woman, or wife, in the Linnæan system of bo

and the pencil at the same time will draw tany, an order in the classes pentandria, decanits copy in the proportion required; the pencil dria, dodecandria, icosandria, and polyandria ; here only moving half the lengths that the point consisting of plants which have hermaphrodite

Hence, on the contrary, if the design be flowers, with five female organs. See BOTANY. to be enlarged by one-half, the brass point, with PENTAM'ETER, n. Fr. pentametre ; the design, must be placed in the middle, at No. Lat. pentametrum. A Latin verse of five feet. 3, the pencil and paper at the end of the long

Mr. Distich may probably play some pentameters ruler, and the worm at the other. III. To en

upon us, but he shall be answered in Alexandrines. large or reduce in other proportions, there are

Addison. holes drilled at equal distances on each ruler, viz. all along the short ones, and half way of the long

PENTANDRIA, from Gr. 7TEVTE five, and ones, in order for placing the brass point, pencil

, avno, a man, or husband, the fifth class in Linand worm, in a right line therein; i. e. if the næus's sexual method, consisting of plants which piece carrying the point be put in the third hole, have hermaphrodite flowers, with five stamina or the two other pieces must be put in its third hole.

male organs. See Botany.

PentANDRIA is also the name of an order in If, then, the point and design be placed at any hole of the great rulers, and the pencil with the the classes monadelphia, diadelphia, polyadelphia, paper at any hole of the short ruler, which forms gynandria, monæcia, and diccia. See BOTANY.

PENTANÄGULAR, adj. Gr. TEVTE and anthe angle therewith, the copy will be less than half the original. On the contrary, if it be gular. Five cornered. placed at one of the holes of that short ruler, His thick and bony scales stand in rows, so as to

Grew. which is parallel to the long ruler, the copy will make the flesh almost pentangular. be greater than half the original.

PENTAPETES, in botany, a genus of the doThe construction of this instrument requires a decandria order, belonging to the monadelphia degree of accuracy which most of our instrument- class of plants; and in the natural method rankmakers are strangers to; for which reason there ing under the thirty-seventh order, columniferæ. are very few of the instruments that succeed. The calyx is quinquepartite; the stamina are Few will do anything tolerably but straight twenty in number, of which five are castrated lines; and many of them not even these. To and long; the capsule quinquelocular and polyprove that the figure described by a pentagraph spermous. There is but one species known, viz. P.

fore;

moves.

S.

Phænicia, with halbert-pointed, spear-shaped, PENTECOST. At this feast the Jews presented sawed leaves. It is an annual plant, a native of at the temple seven lambs of that year, one calf, India, and rises to two or three feet, adorned with and two rams, for a burnt offering; two lambs fine scarlet flowers, consisting of one petal cut for a peace offering; and a goat for a sin offering: into five segments. In the centre of the flower Levit. xxiii. 15, 16; Exod. xxxiv. 22, and Deut. arises a short thick column, to which adhere fif- xvi. 9, 10. The modern Jews celebrate the teen short stamina. It is a tender plant, and pentecost for two days. They deck the synagomust be brought up in the hot-house.

gue and their own houses with garlands of flowPENTAPOLIS, a district of Cyrenaica, situ- ers. They hear a sermon in praise of the law, ated on the Mediterranean; denominated from which they suppose to have been delivered on its five cities; namely, Berenice, Arsinoe, Ptole- this day. The Jews of Germany make a very mais, Cyrene, and Apollonia.—Ptol.

thick cake, consisting of seven layers of paste, PENTAPOLIS OF THE PHILISTINES, the five cities which they call Sinai. The seven layers repreof the Philistines, Gaza, Gath, Ascalon, Azotus, sent the seven heavens, which they think God and Ekron.

reascended from the top of this mountain. See PENTATEUCH, n. s. Fr. pentateuque ; Leo de Modena and Buxtorfii synag. Jud. It Gr. πεντε and τευχος. The five books of Moses. was on the feast of pentecost that the Holy

The author in the ensuing part of the pentateuch Ghost miraculously descended on the apostles. makes not unfrequent mention of the angels. Acts ii.

Bentley. PENTECOST, an island in the Archipelago of Hesiod in his commerce with the daughters of me. the Great Cyclades. It was discovered by Boumory had recourse to foreign correspondents, and gainville on Pentecost day, 22d May, 1768. It often drew bills at sight on the pentateuch."

is six miles from Aurora Island. Whyte's Poems, Prekminary Essay.

PENTELICUS, a mountain of Attica, famous PENTATEUCH is derived from the Greek for beautiful marble. Πεντάτευχος, from πεντε, five, and τευχος, an in

PENTHESILIA, a queen of the Amazons, strument or volume; and signifies the collection succeeded Orythia, and gave proofs of her couof the five instruments or books of Moses, viz. rage at the siege of Troy, where she was killed Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and by Achilles. Pliny says that she invented the DEUTERONOMY. See these articles.

battle-axe. PENTATHLON, or Pentathlum, in an PENTHEUS, in fabulous history, the son of tiquity, a general name for the five exercises Ethion and Agave, king of Thebes in Bæotia. performed at the Grecian games, viz. wrestling, He was murdered by the Bacchanalian women, boxing, leaping, running, and playing at the discus. for opposing the worship of Bacchus, then newly

PENTECOST, n. s. Gr. TEVTEKO5N; Fr. introduced; though others say it was for prying

Pex’TECOSTAL, adj. pentacoste, i. e. the into the mysteries of the new deity. His mother fiftieth, because kept fifty days after the pass- and his aunts, Ino and Autonoe, were the first to over. A feast among the Jews : pertaining to

tear him to pieces. Ovid. Met. iii. fab. 7, 8, 9. pentecost or Whitsuntide.

l'irg. Æn. iv. 469. See MYSTERIES. And whanne the dajes of pentecoste weren filled PENTHILUS, a son of Orestes and Erigone, all his disciplis wereen togedro in the same place.

the daughter of Ægysthus; who reigned con

Wiclif. Dedis 2. But I will tarry at Ephesus until pentecost.

junctly with his brother Tisamenes at Argos, till 1 Cor. xvi. 8.

they were expelled by the Heraclidæ. He then 'Tis since the nuptial of Lucentio,

went to Achaia, and thence to Lesbos, where he Come pentecost as quickly as it will,

planted a colony.--Paus. 4. Paterc. 1. c. 1. Some five-and-twenty years. Shakspeare.

PENTHORŮM, in botany, a genus of the This was a feast, the feast of pentecost, but for the pentagynia order and pentandria class of plants : estate of these Jews it was a day of contrition, a day Cal. quinquefid; there are either five petals or of deep hunger and thirst after righteousness. none : caps. five-pointed and quinquelocular.

Bp. Hall.

PENTHYLUS, a king of Paphos, who assistI have composed sundry collects, made up out of ed Xerxes with twelve ships. Being seized by the church collects, with some little variation; as the the Greeks he gave them much useful informacollects adventual, quadregesimal, paschal, or pente- tion as to the situation of the Persians.-Herod. costal.

Sanderson.

vii. 195. At the time of Pentecost, when the Jews were obliged to rejoice before the Lord, rendering thanks PEʻNTILE, n. s. Pent and tile. A tile unto him for the harvest newly gathered in--did God formed to cover the sloping part of the roof: bountifully impart the first fruits of his Holy Spirit. often called pantiles.

Barrow. Pentecost signifies the fiftieth, because this feast

Pentiles are thirteen inches long, with a button to was celebrated the fiftieth day after the sixteenth of hang on the laths; they are hollow and circular. Nisan, which was the second day of the feast of the

Moren. passover ; the Hebrews call it the feast of weeks, be

PENTLAND Fritu, or Pictland FRITH, a cause it was kept seven weeks after the passover : they then offered the first fruits of the wheat barvest, land of Scotland and the Orkney Isles. This

narrow strait of twelve miles between the main which then was completed : it was instituted to oblige the Israelites to repair to the temple, there to

strait is the great thoroughfare for shipping beacknowledge the Lord's dominion, and also to ren

tween the east and west seas, the terror of the der thanks to God for the law he had given them boldest mariners, and the grave of thousands. from Mount Sinai, on the fiftieth day after their com- By the meeting of many different tides, the sea ing out of Egypt.

Calmet. rins with such impetuosity that no vessel can

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withstand it. The spray is often driven several Penumbra, in astronomy, is a partial shade miles on land. These storms however, afford' observed between the perfect shadow and the full many natives on the opposite shores a better light in an eclipse. It arises from the magnitude livelihood than they could obtain by fishing or of the sun's body: for were he only a luminous husbandry. They search from place to place, point, the shadow would be all perfect; but, by and from one cavern to another, in the hopes of reason of the diameter of the sun, it happens, finding timber, casks, and other floating ar that a place which is not illuminated by the ticles of the wrecked vessels. The naviga- whole body of the sun does yet receive rays from tion of this pass is rendered more danger- a part thereof. ous by the island of Stroma, and two rocks PEN’URY, n. s. Lat. penuria. Pocalled the Skerries, lying near the middle of it. PENU'RIOUS, adj. verty; indigence; It may be crossed and sailed through, however, PenU'RIOUSLY, adv. want : penurious is, without danger, at particular times, known to the Penu'RIOUSNESS, n. s.) in the manner of one pilots on that coast.

indigent, hence parsimonious; mean; niggardly; Pentland Hills, a ridge of hills which begin the adverb and noun substantive corresponding : about four miles south by west of Edinburgh, penurious, niggardly; sparing; sordid. and extend ten miles west towards the west bor

Who can perfectly declare ders of Mid Lothian. They are mostly green to The wondrous cradle of thy infancy? the top, and afford excellent pasture to numerous When thy great mother Venus first theo bare, flocks of sheep. The valleys between them are Begot of plenty and of penury.

Spenser. watered by several romantic streams; particu The penury of the ecclesiastical state. larly the North Esk, Glencross, and Logan Wa

Hooker. ter. Some of the hills are very high. Carketan

Sometimes am I a king Craig, the most northern, is 1450 feet above the Then treason makes me wish myself a beggar; sea level ; Capelaw, west of it, is 1550; and

And so I am: then crushing penury.

Persuades I Logan House hill is 1700. In this last is found

was better when a king ; the stone called Petunse Pentlandica, from its

Then I am kinged again. resemblance to the materials used in China for

Shakspeare. Richard III. making china wares. The hills of Braid and

Let them not still be obstinately blind,

Still to divert the good designed, Blackford are a continuation of this ridge.

Or with malignant penury PENTLAND SKERRIES, three islands in the east

To starve the royal virtues of his mind. Dryden. end of Pentland Frith; on the largest of which All innocent they were exposed to hardship and two light-houses were erected in 1794; four penury, which, without you, they could never have miles north-east of Duncan's-bay Head. escaped.

Sprat. PENUCONDA, or Bilconda, an old town and Some penurious spring by chance appeared fortress of the Mysore, south of India. On the Scanty of water.

Addison. defeat of the Hindoo sovereign of Bijanagur, in

If we consider the infinite industry and penurious1564, he fixed his residence here for some time, standing they furnish as great taxes as their neigh

ness of that people, it is no wonder that, notwithbut finding it inconvenient removed back to Chandgherry. In 1575 Penuconda was besieged bours, they make a better figure.

What more can our penurious reason grant by the Mahometans, but nobly defended by Jug To the large whale or castled elephant ? Prior. Deo, a relation of the Maha rajah, in recompense

May they not justly to our climes upbraid for which he received the government of an ex Shortness of night, and penury of shade ? Id. tensive district, which remained in his family, till O blessed effect of penury and want, dispossessed by the rajah of Mysore; since this The seed sown there, how vigorous is the plant ! period it has fallen to decay. It is now included No soil like poverty for growth divine, in the British territories. Long. 77° 40' E., lat. As leanest land supplies the richest wine. 14° 1' N.

Cowper. PENULA, among the ancient Romans, was a PENZANCE, a sea-port and market-town of coarse garment or cloak worn in cold or rainy Penwith hundred, Cornwall, on the north-west weather. It was shorter than the lacerna, and side of Mount's Bay, three miles from Marazion, therefore more proper for travellers. . It was ge- and 280 W.S. W. from London. The town is nerally brown, and succeeded the toga after the well built, and is formed principally of four state became monarchical. Augustus abolished streets. Several ships belong to the port, althe custom of wearing the penula over the toga, though the harbour will not admit large vessels. considering it as too effeminate for Romans; and The pier, which was first erected nearly fifty the ædiles had orders to suffer none to appear in years since, was considerably extended in 1813, the circus or forum with the lacerna or penula. and was improved in 1816 by the erection of a Writers are not agreed as to the precise differ- light-house. It has several meeting houses ence between these two articles of dress; but we for dissenters, a Jews' synagogue: a gramare told that they were chiefly worn by the lower mar school, dispensary, geological society, an orders of people.

agricultural institution, &c. The surrounding PENULTIMA, or PenulTIMATE SYLLABLE, country abounds with metallic ore, and it is said in grammar, the last syllable but one of a word. that at low water veins of lead, copper, and tin,

PENUM'BRA, a. s. Lat. pene and, umbra. are to be discovered in the sea. The tin mines An imperfect shadow; that part of the shadow furnish considerable traffic and employment here, which is half enlightened.

and hot and cold baths have been established for The breadth of this image answered to the sun's the accommodation of invalids. The town is diameter, and was about two inches and the eighth governed by a mayor, recorder, twelve aldermen, part of an inch, including the penumbra. Neuton. and iwenty-four common-councilmen. In 1595

n. s.

it was burnt by the Spaniards, but it was soon same chain. It is very likely that Peor took its after rebuilt, and made a coinage town. High name from some deity, for Peor, Phegor, or water, spring tides, at 5 o'clock. Market on Baal-Peor, was worshipped in this country. See Thursday. Fairs, Trinity Thursday and Holy Numb. xxv. 3; Deut. iv. 3; Psal. cv. 28; and Thursday.

Baal-PEOR. PEON, in the language of Hindostan, a foot Peor, a city of Judah, which is not mentionsoldier, armed with sword and target. In com- ed in the Hebrew, nor in the Vulgate, but only mon use, it is a footman, so armed, employed to in the Greek of the Septuagint. Josh. xv. 60. run before a palanquin. Piada is the proper Eusebius says it was near Bethlehem, and Jeword, of which peon is a corruption.

rome adds, that in his time it was called Paora. PEONY, Lat. pæoniu. A flower. PEPARETHOS, an island in the Agean Sea,

A physician had often tried the peony root unsea on the coast of Macedonia, twenty miles in cirsonably gathered without success ; but having ga- cumference; famous for excellent wine and thered it when the decreasing moon passes under olives. Plin. iv. 12; Ovid. Met. vii. 470; Liv. Aries, and tied the slit root about the neck of his xxvii. 5. patients, he had freed more than one from epileptical PEPIN DE HERISTAL, or Le Gros, mayor of fits.

Boyle.

the palace under Clovis III., Childebert, and PEOPLE, n. s. Fr. peuple ; Lat. populus. Dagobert III. The power of these mayors in A nation; in this sense it admits the plural, fre- France was so great that they left the sovereign quent in Scripture, “people ;' the multitude ; only the empty title, and in the end seized on the the commonalty or vulgar; men in general : to throne itself. people is to stock with people.

PEPIN LE PETIT, or le Brief (i. e. the short), For myn yghen han seyn thin helth : which thou grandson to Pepin le Gros, and first king of the hast maad redy before the face of alle peeplis.

second race of French monarchs, was mayor of

Wiclif. Luk. i. Ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their the palace to Childeric III., a weak prince : he meat in summer.

Proverbs xxx. 25,

contrived to confine him and his son Theodoric Prophesy again before many peoples and nations in different monasteries ; and then with the asand tongues.

Revelations x, 11. sistance of pope Stephen II. he usurped the What is the city, but the people ?

sovereign power. He died in 768, aged fifty-True, the people are the city.

four. See FRANCE. Shakspeare. Coriolanus. PEPLIS, in botany, a genus of the monogySuppose that Brute, or whosoever else that first nia order, and hexandria class of plants : natura! peopled this island, had arrived upon Thames, and order seventeenth, calycantheme. The periancalled the island after his name Britannia. Raleigh. thium is campanulated; the mouth cleft in twelve

If a man temper his actions to content every combination of people, the musick will be the fuller.

parts ; there are six petals inserted into the calyx:

CAPS. bilocular.

Bacon. A small red flower in the stubble field country ancient times, reaching down to the feet, without

PEPLUS, a long robe worn by the women in people call the wincopipe. 1 must like beasts or common people dye,

sleeves, and so very fine that the shape of the Unless you write my elegy.

Cowley. body might be seen through it. The Athenians The knowing artist may

used much ceremony in making the peplus, and Judge better than the people, but a play

dressing the statue of Minerva in it.' Homer Made for delight,

makes frequent mention of the peplus of that you approve it not, has no excuse. Waller.

goddess. He would not be alone, who all things can : PEPOZIANS, a sect of Christian heretics, But peopled heaven with angels, earth with man.

who sprung up in the second century; a branch Dryden.

of the Montanists. The frogs petitioning for a king, bids people have a care of struggling with heaven.

L'Estrange.

PEPPER, n. s. Fr. poivre : Lat. y ip r ; Ital. Myself shall mount the rostrum in his favour, ререп;

Gr.
πεπερι. .

A

pungent spice. And strive to gain his pardon from the people.

Addison.

We have three kinds of pepper ; the black, the Imperious death directs his ebon lance ;

white, and the long, which are three differeot fruits Peoples great Henry's tombs, and leads up Holben's produced by three distinct plante : black pepper is

à dried fruit of the size of a vetch and rourdish, dance.

Prior. Watery liquors will keep an animal from starving with this we are supplied from Java. Malabar, and

but rather of a deep brown than a black colour: by diluting the fluids ; for people have lived twenty- Sumatra, and the plant has the same heat and hery four days upon nothing but water.

People were tempted to lend by great premiums taste that we find in the pepper: white pepper issonand large interest.

Swifi's Miscellanies.

monly factitious, and prepared from the black, by People in adversity should preserve laudable cus

taking off the outer bark ; but there is a rarer sort, Clarissa.

which is a genuine fruit, naturally white. long reppet By solemn, awful ceremony, he

is a fruit gathered while unripe and dried, of an inch Was set apart to speak the truth entire,

or an inch and half in length, and of the thickness

Hil. By action and by word; and round him stood

of a large goose quill. The people, from his lips expecting knowledge.

I have peppered two of them; two I have paird, Pollok. two rogues in buckram suits.

Shakspeare. Henry IV. PEOR, a famous mountain beyond Jordan,

I will now take the leacher ; he cannot creep into which Eusebius pla between Heshbon and a halfpenny purse nor into a pepper-box. Livias. The mountains Nebo, Pisgah, and Peør,

Shakspeare. were near one another, and probably made the Our performances, though dues, are like those

toms.

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