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uf the teeth of the same species, and those of the an island, and it is now united to the main land several different species of sharks, afford a vast by a narrow isthmus, on which is built a causes variety of these fossil substances. Their usual way. colors are black, bluish, whitish, yellowish, or GLOUCESTER, a town of Providence, county of brown; and in shape they usually approach to Rhode Island, eighteen miles N.N. W. of Provia triangular figure. Some are simple, others tri- dence. Here are several cotton manufactories : cuspidate, having a small point on each side of and Chepachet village, which contains a post the large one: many of them are quite straight; office and a bank, is in this township. but they are frequently found crooked, and bent GLOUCESTERSHIRE. This county seems in all directions; many of them are serrated on to have obtained its name from the city of their edges, and others plain; some are undu- Gloucester, the Colonia Glevum of the Romans, lated on their edges, and slightly serrated on and the Caer Gloew of the ancient Britons, and these undulations. They differ also in size as so called from a prince Gloew, said to have lived much as in figure; the larger being four or five at the commencement of the Roman period of inches long, and the smaller less than a quarter the British history. Anterior to the Roman inof an inch. They are most usually found in the vasion, the inhabitants of the chief parts of this strata of blue clay, though sometimes also in county, and of Oxfordshire, were distinguished other substances, and are common in the clay- by the appellation of Dobuni, from the British pits of Richmond and other places. They are Dwfu, denoting inhabitants of low or vale disvery frequent also in Germany, but nowhere so tricts. On the division of the island into Briplentiful as in the island of Malta. The Ger- tannia Prima et Secunda, that part of this county mans attribute many virtues to these fossil teeth; lying south-east of the river Severn was included they call them cordials, sudorifics, and alexi- in the first province; the other, of course, bepharmics : and the people of Malta, where they longing to the second division. Subsequently are extremely plentiful, hang them about their to this, under Constantine, the whole country in childrens' necks to promote dentition. They the province was named Flavia Cæsariensis. may possibly be of as much service this way as Under the Anglo-Saxon dominion it formed a an anodyne necklace; and, if suspended in such portion of the kingdom of Mercia; Winchcomb a manner that the child can get them to its mouth, and King's Stanley being the residences of the may, by their hardness and smoothness, be of Anglo-Saxoni monarchs. the same use as a piece of coral.

Gloucestershire extends northward from 51° GLOTTIS, in anatomy, the narrow slit at the 28' to 52° 12', and from 1° 38 E. to 2° 42' W. upper part of the aspera arteria, which is covered from London. It is bounded on the north and by the epiglottis when we hold our breath and north-east by Worcestershire and Warwickshire, when we swallow. The glottis, by its dilatation on the east by Oxfordshire, on the south-east by and contraction, modulates the voice. See ANA- part of Berkshire and Wiltshire, on the south TOMY, Index.

and south-west by Somerselshire aud the Bristol GLOUCESTER, a county in the east part of Channel, and on the west and north-west by Virginia, North America, bounded N.N. E. by Monmouthshire and Herefordshire. Its extreme Middlesex and Matthews counties, east by Ches- length is from the parish of Clifford Chambers, apeak Bay, S.S. W. by York River, and west by near Stratford-upon-Avon, to Clifton, beyond the King and Queen county. It is fifty-five miles city of Bristol, in a south-west direction, about in length, and thirty in breadth.

seventy statute miles; and its breadth, from GLOUCESTER, a county in New Jersey, bounded Lechdale, north-westward, to Preston, in the north by Burlington county, east by the Atlantic, hundred of Botloe, about forty statute miles. Its south hy Cape May, Cumberland, and Salem superficial contents are nearly 1,100,000 acres. counties, and north-west by the Delaware. The The principal divisions of this county are four: chief town is Woodbury,

called the Kniftsgate, the Seven Hundreds, the GLOUCESTER, a post and sea-port town, of the Forest, and the Berkeley divisions ; twenty-eight county of Essex, Massachusetts, North America, hundreds, included in the above divisions, one situated on Cape Ann, at the north extremity of city, twenty-eight market towns, and 320 parishes. Massachusetts Bay; sixteen north-east Salem, The ecclesiastical division of the county is that thirty north-east Boston. It contains a bank, an of parishes just named. It is, with the exception insurance office, and two public libraries, and is of the chapelries of Icomb and Cow-honyborn, individed into five parishes, in each of which is a cluded in the diocese of Gloucester, which comcongregational meeting house. The harbour is prehends one archdeaconry and ten deaneries, open and accessible for large vessels; and it is and is in the province of Canterbury, and is inone of the most considerable fishing towns in the cluded in the western district. Besides these state. Besides the harbour, properly so called, artificial divisions, there are three natural disthere are two small out ports, Squam, and Sandy tricts : Cotswold, or Hill, Vale, and Forest. Bay, at which the bay fishery is carried on with Speed remarks that the air of this county is spirit. The shipping belonging to this port, in pleasant, sweet, and delectable; and certainly, 1816, amounted to 11,080 tons. The harbour is except on the Cotswold hills, where it is very defended by a battery and citadel. Thatcher's sharp, it is remarkably healthy, although of variIsland, on which are two lights of equal height, ous temperatures. Even during the winter lies on south-east side of Gloucester and is joined months, it is generally soft and mild in the valto the continent hy a beach of sand which is leys. Of the hilly district, however, it has been rarely overflowed. The greatest part of the town remarked by the inhabitants, that eight months is situated on a peninsula, which was formerly in the year are winter, and the other four too cold for summer; but that in the Vale district emerges near Cirencester. The breadth of the eight months are summer, and the other four too canal is forty-two feet at the top, and thirty feet warm for winter.

at the bottom, and it is constructed for barges The soil is, in general, extremely fertile, and adapted to the locks on the river Thames, as well capable of producing all sorts of corn and fruits. as to those of the canal. This work has, howe William of Malmsbury, who died in 1142, says ever, been more splendid than useful : the exthat the ground of this shire throughout yieldeth pense has exceeded £250,000, and the tous are plenty of corn, and bringeth forth abundance of scarcely more than sufficient to defray the current fruit; the one through the natural goodness only repairs. In fact, it connects two rivers, the naviof the ground; the other through the diligent gation of both of which is bad ; but especially manuring and tillage, in such wise, that it would that of the Thames, and the trade, which once provoke the Jaziest persons to take pains. This passed through this canal, has been diminished old writer adds that, in his time, one might see hy the opening of the Kennet and Avon, which the highways and common lanes clad with apple forins a better medium for the transit of goods trees and pear trees, not engrafted by the indus- from Bristol or Gloucester to London. 2. The try of man's hand, but growing naturally of their Berkley canal, parallel to the river Severn, but own accord. He also adds, that no county in which, by avoiding its sinuosities, shortens the England was so thick set with vineyards as this navigation twenty miles, was begun in 1794. province, producing wines but little inferior to Though an improvement of importance, it lanthe French wines. According to Mr. Rudge's guished many years, and is now scarcely comMap of the soil of Gloucestershire, it appears pleted. 3. The Hereford and Gloucester canal, that nearly one-half the soil, extending from near designed to connect those two cities, passes near Bristol, north-west to Campden, near the War- Boyce through a tunnel one mile and a quarter wickshire border, is a stone brash on calcareous in length, between the Severn and Ledbury, to sand-stone. A second portion, nearly as exten- which place, a distance of seventeen miles, the sive, reaching in the same direction, from the rise is 183 feet. western side of Bristol to Dorrington, also The virtues of the MEDICINAL SPAs, at Cheltbordering on Warwickshire, is brown clay, enham, are too well known to need a particular generally on a subsoil of blue clay ; but there notice here, particularly after the account we are in this district various mixed patches of red have given of them in our article of that name. loamy clay on marl, ferruginous clay, or argil- They form the point of the greatest resort of laceous loam, light loam on compact limestone, fashionable company in the county. red sand or grit, black loamy soil, and peaty At Clifton, one of the most healthy and pleaearths of various colors. The rest, for the most sant villages in the kingdom, and peculiarly dispart, appears to he a mixed loam, on a stratum tinguished by the immense acclivities of its of broken rock, found chiefly along the Wilt- rocks, is a celebrated medicinal spring called the shire border, and more particularly to the north hot-well, very anciently known as an efficacious and north-east of Cirencester.

remedy in cases of bodily decay. The water is The principal rivers are the Severn, Isis or perfectly pellucid; but in the year 1755, at the Thames, Upper Avon, and Lower Avon; hut time of the great earthquake at Lisbon, it became there are others intimately connected with this as red as blood, and so turbid that it could not be county, particularly the Wye, the Frome, the drunk. Stroud, &c. The Severn, which rises on the This county sends eight members to parliaeast side of the huge mountain of Plyn Limmon, ment, viz. two for the county, two for the city of in the south-east part of Montgomeryshire, is Gloucester, two for Cirencester, two for Tewkesdeemed the second commercial river in England, bury. The Berkeleys, Chesters, Southwells, and has been navigable time immemorial. It is Moretons, Duttons, and Guises have successively of sufficient depth for vessels of from 150 to 200 represented this county. Admiral Berkeley was tons burden, up to the city of Gloucester. The returned 1780, 1784, 1790, 1796, 1802, 1806, and tide flows as far as Tewkesbury, nearly seventy 1807, till he vacated his seat in favor of his miles from the sea. This county has the honor nephew, the eldest son of the late earl Berkeley, of containing the source of the prince of English respecting whose legitimacy there was such a rivers, the Thames. It rises at a place called memorable dispute. Gloucester sent members to the Thames' Head, near the village of Cotes, about parliament as early as the reign of Edward I. two miles south-west of Cirencester.

This county has produced the following emiOf the several navigable canals constructed in nent persons :—Sir Robert Atkyns, a learned this country, the most remarkable are, 1. The judge and able writer. Born 1621. Died 1709. Thames and Severn canal, which communicates --Sir Robert Atkyns, son of the preceding, with the latter river through the Stroud canal, and wrote the history of this county. Born 1646. with the former river at the town of Lechlade. It Died 1711.-Richard Clutterbrock, an extraorwas begun in 1783, and finished in ten years. dinary mechanical genius, though blind. Born The summit level is 241 feet above the level of at Rodborough in 1638.-Richard Coriensis, or the Stroud canal, and 130 feet above the river Richard of Cirencester. Born in that town. He Thames at the place of its junction. These rises wrote the History of Roman Britain. Several of level are surmounted by locks, admirably con- of his MSS. are in different libraries. He was trived and executed; and in one place it passes born in the year 1355. Died 1400. The monk under the park of Lord Bathurst, through Sap- Benedict, who wrote the life of St. Dubricius, perton tunnel, and, after being buried for the lived about the year 1120. Born at the city of distance of two miles and five furlongs, again Gloucester.-William Cartwright, divine, poet,

and dramatic writer. Born 1611. Died 1614. the neighbourhood; and coal is brought down -Edward Chamberlayne, an English historian. the Severn from Shropshire and Staffordshire

. Born at Odington, 1616. Died 1703.—Thomas It is preferred to that of the adjacent collieries Coxeter, critic and bibliographer. Born at Lech- for its superior quality; and a considerable lade, 1682. Died 1747.- Robert of Gloucester, quantity is sent by the new railway to Cheltenthe oldest of our English poets, lived in the time ham. Coal is also procured from the forest of of Henry II., about 1263. He wrote a Chronicle Dean, and brought up the river at an easy rate of Britain, in verse, from the age of Brutus to the of carriage. The markets are well furnished reign of Henry III.—Richard Graves, an inge- with corn, meat, poultry,&c. Gloucester is the nious divine and miscellaneous writer, was author see of a bishop, and returns its two members to of the Spiritual Quixote, and of a much better parliament by 2000 electors. The chief manuwork, entitled The Invalid, &c. He was a very factory at Gloucester is that of pins, which is learned and able man. Born at Micleton, here the most extensive in the kingdom; and a 1715. Died 1804.-William Guise, a learned bell foundry has been established here since divine. Born 1653. Died 1683.—Sir Matthew A.D. 1500, in a family of the name of Radhall. Hale, a learned and pious judge. Born at The city forms, with its towers and spires, an Aldersley, 1600. Died 1675.—John Harmer, imposing appearance from the surrounding a famous Greek professor. Born at Churchdown, country. It is 106 miles west by south of 1595. Died 1670.--This county had also the London. honor of giving birth to Dr. Edward Jenner, Gloucester is a large but not a populous whose discovery of the vaccine inoculation place, consisting principally of four spacious will convey his name to the latest posterity.—Sir streets, meeting each other at right angles, near Thomas Overbury, sometimes said to have been the centre of the city, which take their names a Warwickshire gentleman, was born at Bourton- from the situation of the gates which originally on-the-Hill, in this county, in 1581; and was stood at the bottoin of each; as East-Gate Street, poisoned in the tower of London, 1613. He West-Gate Street, North-Gate Street, and Southwrote several pieces in prose and verse.—John Gate Street; besides some back streets and lanes, Taylor, the water poet, was born at Gloucester, chiefly on the west of the city. Where the 1580. Died 1654.—The learned Dr. Joseph above four streets meet, a lofty and beautiful Trapp, was born at Cherington, 1672. Died cross formerly stood, which was removed in 1747.-And, lastly, this county gave birth to the 1750. West-gate is still remaining, though in a zealous and laborious founder of the Calvinistic ruinous state. The city is well-paved and Methodists, the Rev. George Whitefield. He was cleaned; and contains, besides the cathedral, born at the Bell Inn, Gloucester, 1714, Died five parish churches, two grammar-schools, called suddenly in America, 1770.

the College and Crypt schools; a blue-coat The principal manufactures of the county are school, where twenty poor boys are taught readthose of woollen broad cloths of various sorts, ing, writing, and arithmetic, and are afterwards but chiefly superfine, made of Spanish wool; apprenticed to trades ; several places of worship and of fine narrow goods in the stripe and fancy for Dissenters, Quakers, &c.; a Jews' synagogue, way, to a very great extent. There are also a county infirmary, erected in 1756; an hospital manufactures of thin stuffs, composed of worsted for the maintenance of fifty-four poor people, yarn; and of carpets, stocking-frame-knitting, with a chaplain, physician, and surgeon; another rugs, blankets, flax-spinning, felt hats, &c. There hospital and chapel dedicated to St. James, for are also some pretty extensive brass, wire, and the maintenance of nineteen poor people; a geiron manufactories, &c. &c. The articles of neral workhouse, incorporated by act of parliaagricultural commerce are cheese, bacon, cyder, ment, for paupers; two commodious marketperry, and grain of all sorts. Salmon are sent houses; an elegant theatre; a custom-house; in great quantities to London from this county. and a county-gaol, erected after the plan of Mr. The city of Glocester is celebrated for the manu- Howard, on the site of the ancient castle. A facture of pins, which was introduced in the year noble shire-hall has lately been erected; an ele1626, by the public spirit of an individual named gant assembly and pump room, &c. The John Tilsby, the inventor. This trade affords mineral springs here are chalybeate, and are employment for the laboring part of the inhabi- thought scarcely inferior to Cheltenham. tants, but is not carried on so extensively as at The corporation consists of a recorder, twelve the end of the last century; it is hoped, however, aldermen, one of whom is annually chosen that the recent pacification of Europe will be the mayor, town clerk, chamberlain, forty commonmeans of again placing the manufactories in a councilmen, and twelve incorporated companies state of prosperity equal to the most favorable of trades. times. Borough-English (whereby lands and The cathedral is considered a very magnifiestates descend to the youngest son) is observed cent specimen of Gothic architecture. It was within the city.

begun on the foundation of a monastery, about GLOUCESTER, a city of England, the capital the year 1047, by Aldred, bishop of Worcester

, of the foregoing county, is situated in the beau- afterwards archbishop of York. Abbot Horton, tiful vale of the Severn, on the left bank of that in 1551, built the north aisle, and the great hall, river, about thirty miles from the Bristol Channel. now used as a library; and succeeding abbots The Severn here dividing itself into two branches, enlarged and beautified the venerable pile, until forms the island of Alney: it is navigable for it was inade a cathedral by Henry VIII., when barges, and at spring tides for brigs. Glouces- he suppressed the monastery. It is 420 feet in ter is well supplied with water from springs in length, and 144 in width. From the centre

rises a majestic tower, 198 feet in height, sur

The next he preys on is her palia, mounted hy two beautiful perforated pinnacles,

That alm'ner of transpiring balm; twenty-four feet in height. This tower contains

So soft, 'tis air but once removed ; a peal of eight bells, the tenor of which weighs

Tender as 'were a jelly gloved. Cleavelund. 6000 pounds.

White gloves were on his hands, and on his head The choir presents a fine specimen of pointed A wreath of laurel.

Dryden. architecture, and is terminated at the east end They called for tea and chocolate, by perhaps the largest window in England; And fell into their usual chat, composed entirely of painted glass. The cano Discoursing with important face pies of the stalls exhibit a most beautiful speci

On ribbons, fans, and gloves, and lace. Swift. men of the florid Gothic, and are the admiration Glover (Richard), the author of Leonidas of all who visit them. Among the monuments and several other esteemed works, was the son of ia this cathedral, those of Robert duke of Nor- Richard Glover, a Hamburgh merchant in Lonmandy, and the unhappy Edward II., are most don, and was born in St. Martin's Lane in 1712. deserving of attention; the former is of wood, He very early manifested his propensity to with the effigy of the duke; the latter of alabas- poetry; and while at school wrote, amongst ter. Gloucester was formerly surrounded with other pieces, a poem to the memory of Sir Isaac walls, defended by a castle, built in the reign of Newton, prefixed to the view of that author's William the Conqueror, and part of which was philosophy, published in 4to. in 1728, by Dr. standing in Leland's time. The city had also Pemberton. But, though possessed of talents at one time a mint. It has three large suburbs, calculated to excel in literature, he devoted his and its boundaries are nearly three miles in cir- attention to commerce, and commenced a Hamcumference. The air is deemed salubrious. burgh merchant. One of his earliest friends was The annual average of burials, as registered for Matthew Green, the author of some admirable ten years, bearing only a proportion to the popu- poems, which in 1737, after his death, were collation of one in thirty-eight.

lected and published by Mr. Glover. In 1737 This town was made a borough by king John, Mr. Glover married Miss Nunn, with whom he and a corporation by Henry III.' Edward I. received a handsome fortune; and published held a parliament here in 1272, at which several Leonidas, a poem, in 4to., which soon passed useful laws were enacted, called the Statutes of through three editions. It was inscribed to Gloucester. Richard II. also held a parliament Lord Cobham; and on its first appearance was here: and Richard III., who bore the title of received with great approbation. Lord Lyttlednke of Gloucester, gave the city his sword and ton, in his Common Sense, and in a poem adcap of maintenance, and made it a county of dressed to the author, praised it in the warmest itself, with jurisdiction over the hundreds of terms; and Dr. Pemberton published, ObservDudston and King's Barton; but these pri- ations on Poetry, especially epic, occasioned by vileges were taken away by act of parliament, the late poem upon Leonidas, 1738, 12mo., merely after the Restoration, and the walls razed to the to point out its beauties. In 1739 Mr. Glover ground, because the inhabitants had shut their published London, or the Progress of Commerce, gates against Charles I. In the city and neigh- 4to., and a ballad entitled Hosier's Ghost. Both bourhood are many remains of abbeys of black and these pieces seem to have been written with white friars, and formerly it had eleven churches. view to incite the public to resent the recent In the suburbs are the remains of Lantony Abbey, conduct of the Spaniards; and the latter had a founded by the earl of Hereford for the monks very considerable effect. The political dissenwho were driven by the Welsh from Monmouth. sions at this period raged with great violence, It is now converted into out-buildings belonging especially in the metropolis; and, at different to some farms. Markets, Wednesday and Sa- meetings of the livery, Mr. Glover was called turday.

to the chair, and acquitted himself in a very able GLOVE, n. s. &v.a.) Sax. glofe; Swed. manner. His talents for public speaking, his

Glov'ER, n. s. glof; Dan. klaffaw, to knowledge of political affairs, and his informdivide. Old Minsheu asks, with more humor ation concerning trade and commerce, soon afthan judgment, 'q. gift-love? A cover for the terwards pointed him out to the merchants of hands: one whose trade is to make and sell London as a proper person to conduct their apgloves.

plication to parliament on the neglect of their Hire glove he toke, of which he wos ful faine ; trade. He accepted the office; and gave strikAnd, finally, when it was woxen ove,

ing proofs of his oratorical powers. In 1744 And al wos wel, he rose and toke his leve.

the duchess of Marlborough died, and by her Chaucer. Troilus and Creseide. will left to Mr. Glover and Mr. Mallet £500 My limbs,

each, to write the History of the Duke of MarlWeakened with grief, being now enraged with grief, borough's Life. It is supposed that Mr. Glover Are thrice themselves; hence therefore, thou nice

very early renounced his share of it; and Malcrutch;

let, though he continued to talk of performing A scaly gauntlet now, with joints of steel,

the task almost as long as he lived, never made Must glove this hand. Shakspeare. Henry IV. Does he not wear a great round beard like a glover's any Pro

any progress in it. About this period Mr. Gloparing knife ?


ver withdrew a good deal from public notice. They flew about like chaff i' the wind;

He had been honored with the attention of FreFor haste some left their masks behind,

derick Prince of Wales, who once presented him Some could not stay their gloves to find. with a complete set of the Classics, elegantly

Drayton. bound; and, on his absenting himself on accoun*


of the embarassment in his circumstances, sent

On each side her him £500. In 1753 Glover produced at Drury- Stood pretty dimpled bngs like smiling Cupids, lane his tragedy of Boadicea; which was acted With divers coloured fans, whose wind did seem nine nights. Mr. Garrick, Mr. Mossop, Mrs.

To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool. Cibber, and Mrs. Pritchard, were among the


His goodly eyes, perforiners; and Dr. Pemberton wrote a pam

That o'er the files and musters of the war phlet to recommend it. In 1761 Mr. Glover Have glowed like plated Mars, now bend, now turn published Medea, a tragedy, written on the Their office upon a tawny front. Greek model; but it was not acted until 1767,

The pale complexion of true love, when it appeared at Drury-lane for Mrs. Yates's

And the red gloro of scorn and proud disdain.. benefit. At the accession of his "late majesty,

Id. having surmounted his difficulties, he was chosen The glowworm shews the mattin to be near, M.P. for Weymouth. In 1770 his poem of And 'gins to pale his ineffectual fire. Id. Leonidas was republished in 2 vols. 12mo., cor- A great light drowneth a smaller that it cannot be

Bacon. rected, and extended from nine books to twelve: seen; as the sun that of a glowworm. several new characters being added, and the old

Kunigund, wife to the emperor Henry II., to show

her innocency, did take seven glowing irons, one after ones placed in new situations. The calamities

another, in her bare hands, and had thereby no arising, in June 1772, from the failure of the


Hakewill. bank of Douglas, Heron, and Co. in Scotland,

Nor amidst all these triumphs dost thou scorn occasioned Mr. Glover to take a very active part

The humble gloro-worms to adorn, in settling those complicated concerns. In Fe And with those living spangles gild bruary 1774 he called the annuitants of that (O greatness without pride), the bushes of the field. house together, at the King's Arms tavern, and

Cowley. laid proposals before them for the security of

With smile that glowed their demands, with which they were fully satis Celestial rosy red, love's proper hue. Milton. fied. He also undertook to manage the interests

Not all parts alike, but all alike informed of the merchants and traders of London con

With radiant light, as glowing iron with fire. Id. cerned in the trade of Germany and Holland,

The man, who first upon the ground

A glow-worm spyed, supposing he had found and of the dealers in foreign linens, in their ap

A moving diamond, a breathing stone; plication to parliament in May 1774. Both his

For life it had, and like those jewels shone; speeches on these occasions were published that

He held it dear, 'till by the springing day year. In 1775 he engaged on behalf of the Informed, he threw the worthless worm away. West India merchants in their application to

Waller parliament, examined the witnesses, and summed Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays. up the evidence, in his usual masterly manner.

Dryden. This speech was also printed. For his exertions A fire which every windy passion blows; in this service, he was complimented with a With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows. service of plate, worth £300.' Besides an epic poem of considerable length, he in addition to

A malicious joy,

Whose red and fiery bcams cast through your visage his writings already named left some tragedies

** A glowing pleasure. Dryden and Lee's Oedipus. and comedies in MS., and a most estimable cha

From the mingled strength of shade and light, racter as a man, a citizen, and an author. He

A new creation rises to my sight; died November 25th, 1785.

Such heavenly figures from his pencil now, GLOUT, v.n. A low word, connected proba So warm with life his blended colours glow, bly with Gloat, which see. To pout; to look Amidst the soft variety I'm lost. Addison. sullen. It is still used in Scotland.

Did not his temples glow She lurks in midst of all her den, and streaks

In the same sultry winds and scorching heats? From out a ghastly whirlpool all her necks,

Id. Cato. Were, glowting round her rock, to fish he falls.

You strive in vain

To hide your thoughts from him, who knew too well Glouting with sullen spight, the fury shook

The inward glowings of a heart in love.
Her clotted locks, and blasted with each look.

Nor would you find it easy to compose

The mettled steeds, when from their nostrils flows

The scorching fire that in their entrails glows. GLOW, v. n., v.a. & n. s. / Saxon globan ;

Id. Ovid. Glowworm, n. s. Goth. gloa; Dut.

Forced compliments and formal bows gloeyen ; Teut. gluen; Wel. glo; à Gr. x laivw, Will shew thee just above neglect; to make warm, Minsheu. A partial and grateful The fire with which thy lover glows, heat; a warmth which exists in the human frame Will settle into col

Prior. after exercise; figuratively applied to the ardor Did Shadrach's zeal my glowing breast inspire of friendship in different degrees; a bright and To weary tortures, and rejoice in tire.

Id. roseate color; the burning of desire. A small The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands. creeping grub with a phosphoric or luminous

Gay. tail.

Here on a couch extend the Cyprian dame,

Let her eye sparkle with the ylowing flame. Id. The cercles of his eyen in his bed

A waving glow his bloomy beds display, They gwreden betwixen yelwe and red.

Blushing in bright diversities of day. Pope. Churcer. The Knightes Tale. So perish all, wbose breast ne'er learned to glow But sithence silence lesseneth not my fire, For others' good, or melt at others' woe. But told it fiames, and hidden it dnes glow,

Fair ideas flow I will reveal what ye so much desire. Spenser. Strike in the sketch, or in the picture glow. Id.




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