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is formed of two strong posts fixed firmly in the ground, about twenty feet high and about forty from each other. Over these is fastened the strong beam A B, to which are fastened the ropes, poles, &c. The mast a is also fixed in the ground, and to it two ladders b, b, are attached. To the great cross beam, A B, are fastened two poles d, e, two thick ropes f, g, and a rope ladder h. The standing place, i, is useful as a resting place, and to accustom the nerves to look down without fear from a considerable height. The first thing for pupils to attend to in climbing is to be able to ascend and descend the ladder quickly, without fear, and carrying up with them some burden. When they can easily do this they may begin to ascend and descend the inside of the ladder; this also being accomplished, let them endeavour to descend it with their hands only. The last exercise on the ladder is to ascend it with the hands, the feet mean while hanging loose; this indeed requires considerable exertion, for the whole weight of the body must not only be supported but raised by one arm only, while the other catches at the second step above the head. Climbing the rope ladder is much more difficult than is generally supposed, for, the bottom of the ladder hanging loose, a person unaccustomed to it receives no support from his feet, but rather trouble as they fly from under him and give his arms very strong jerks. By degrees, however, he learns to keep his feet stretched out, and thus to avail himself of their assistance. The gymnast may now begin to climb the upright pole; this is done by alternately holding on and raising the arms and legs, and requires nothing but a tight hold by the legs and a strong pull with the arms. On the slant pole it is more difficult, as the weight of the body depends more on the arms. Climbing the mast is still more difficult, as it cannot be grasped by the hands, and therefore the climber must lay fast hold of his left arm with his right hand, and his right arm with his left. The other methods of climbing the ropes, &c., are better learned by practice and actual inspection than any instructions, however detailed. See Plate I, GYMNASTICS. WRESTLING is sometimes included in the gymnastic exercises, but to this it is our intention to give a separate article. See WRESTLING. GYMNOPYRIS, in natural history, a name given by Dr. Hill to pyritae of a simple internal structure not covered with a crust. See PYRITEs. Of these there are only two species: 1. A green variously shaped kind. 2. A botryoid kind. The first is the most common of all the pyritae, and appears under a great diversity of shapes. It is very hard and heavy, readily gives fire with steel, but will not at all ferment with aquafortis. The second is very elegant, its usual color is an agreeable pale green; but what most distinguishes it is, that its surface is always beautifully elevated into tubercles of various sizes, resembling a cluster of grapes. GYMNOSPERMIOUS, adj. arép Having the seeds naked. GYMNOSOPHISTS, Greek, Tupwooooo-uc, i.e. a naked philosopher A set of Indian phi
losophers, famous in antiquity, so called from their going naked. There were some of these sages in Africa; but the most celebrated of them were in India. They believed the immortality and transmigration of the soul: they placed the chief happiness of man in a contempt of the goods of fortune and the pleasures of sense, and gloried in having given faithful and disinterested counsels to princes and magistrates. It is sui that when they became old and infirm, they threw themselves into a pile of burning wood, in order to prevent the miseries of an advanced age. One of them, named Calamus, thus built himself in the presence of Alexander the Great Apuleius describes the gymnosophists thus:& o, are all devoted to the study of wisdom, both the elder masters and the younger pupils; and what to me appears the most amiable to in their character is, that they have an aversion to idleness and indolence: accordingly, as on as the table is spread, before the food be bro, the youths are all called together from to several places and offices, and the masters to amine them what good they have done since to sun-rise: here one relates something he has is: covered by meditation; another has leared something by demonstration; and those wo have nothing to allege why they should dine, or turned out to work fasting.' The great kar of the gymnosophists, according to Jerome, os one Buddas, or Butta, who is ranked by Suits among the Brahmins. He makes Buddas to preceptor of Manes the Persian, the founde of the gymnosophists. The African gymnosophists dwelt upon mountain in Ethiopia, near the Nile, wo either house or cell. They did not form to selves into societies, but each had his prorecess, where he studied and performe; * devotions by himself. If any person had to another by accident, he applied to these so for absolution, and submitted to whateve Po ances they enjoined. They lived solely wo the fruits of the earth. Lucan ascribes to to gymnosophists several discoveries in astro The Indian gymnosophists dwell it,” woods, where they lived upon the wild solo of the earth, and never drank wine nor mino Some of them practised physic, and trave!” from one place to another; these were so larly famous for their remedies against to ness. Some of them, likewise, preterio" practise magic, and to foretel future events. GYMNOSPERMIA. See BotANY. GYMNOTUS, in ichthyology, a so." fishes belonging to the order of apodes, have two tentacula at the upper lip: the * are covered with the common skin; ther. " five rays in the membrane of the gills; o' is compressed, and carinated on the belly wro fin. There are nine species, the most to able of which is the G. electricus, or electro el called by the French anguille tremblano ". fish is a native of the warmer regions of Anao America, where it inhabits the larger no is particularly found in those of Surina". Africa it is said chiefly to occur in the bro of the river Senegal. It is a fish bearing * to resemblance to a large eel, though somewo
o thicker in proportion, and of a much darker small yellow spots are placed symmetrically *** color. It is usually seen in the length of three along the back, from the head to the end of the o, otoe or four feet. - tail. Every spot contains an excretory aperture a sets; A very accurate description of this fish was In consequence, the skin of the animal is conroos given by Dr. Garden in the Philosophical Trans- stantly covered with a mucous matter, which, as
-s to: actions of 1775, who had three of them in his Volta has proved, conducts electricity twenty or too possession. thirty times better than pure water. It is in ge o, at “To catch the gymnoti with nets,’ says Hum- neral somewhat remarkable, that no electrical **** boldt, “is very difficult, on account of the extreme fish, yet discovered in the different parts of the agility of the fish, which bury themselves in the world, is covered with scales. It would be temud like serpents. We would not employ the merity to expose ourselves to the first shock of a barbasco, that is to say, the roots of the piscidia very large and strongly irritated gymnotus. I; erythrina and jacquinia armillaris, because, when by chance you receive a stroke before the fish is thrown into the pool, they intoxicate or benum wounded, or wearied by a long pursuit, the pain these animals. These would have enfeebled the and numbness are so violent, that it is impossible gymnoti; the Indians therefore told us, that to describe the nature of the feeling they excite. they would fish with horses. We found it diffi- I do not remember having ever received from cult to form an idea of this extraordinary manner the discharge of a Leyden jar a more dreadful of fishing; but we soon saw our guides return shock than that which I experienced by imprufrom the savannah, which they had been scouring dently placing both my feet on a gymnotus just for wild horses and mules. They brought about taken out of the water. I was affected the rest thirty with them, which they forced to enter the of the day with a violent pain in the knees, and pool. . The extraordinary noise caused by the in almost every joint. horses' hoofs makes the fish issue from the mud, “When Mr. Bonpland held it by the head, or and excites them to combat. These yellowish by the middle of the body, while I held it by the and livid eels, resembling large aquatic serpents, tail, and, standing on the moist ground, did not swim on the surface of the water, and crowd take each other's hand, one of us received shocks, under the bellies of the horses and mules. A when the other did not feel. It depends upon contest between animals of so different an or- the gymnotus to act toward the point where *... ganisation furnishes a very striking spectacle. it finds itself the most strongly irritated. The * The Indians, provided with harpoons and long discharge is then made at one point only, and *To slender reeds, surround the pool closely; and not at the neighbouring points. If two persons os * some climb upon the trees, the branches of which touch the belly of the fish with their fingers, at an * extend horizontally over the surface of the water. inch distance, and press it simultaneously, someBy their wild cries, and the length of their reeds, times one, sometimes the other, will receive the they prevent the horses from running away, and shock. In the same manner, when one insulated reaching the bank of the pool. The eels, stunned person holds the tail, and another pinches the by the noise, defend themselves by the repeated gills, or pectoral fin, it is often the first only by discharge of their electric batteries. During a whom the shock is received. It did not appear long time they seem to prove victorious. Several to us, that these differences could be attributed horses sink beneath the violence of the invisible to the dryness or dampness of our hands, or to strokes which they receive from all sides in or- their unequal conducting power. The gymnotus gans the most essential to life; and, stunned by seemed to direct its strokes sometimes from the the force and frequency of the shocks, disappear whole surface of its body, sometimes from one under the water. Others, panting, with mane point only. erect, , and haggard eyes, expressing anguish, ‘On cutting a very vigorous fish through raise themselves, and endeavour to flee from the the middle of the body, the fore part alone storm by which they are overtaken. They are gave me shocks. The shocks are equally strong, driven back by the Indians into the middle of in whatever part of the body the fish is touched; the water; but a small number succeed in elud- it is most disposed, however, to dart them ing the active vigilance of the fishermen. These forth when the pectoral fin, the electrical organ, regain the shore, stumbling at every step, and the lips, the eyes, or the gills are pinched. stretch themselves on the sand, exhausted with Sometimes the animal struggles violently with a fatigue, and their limbs benumbed by the elec- person holding it by the tail, without communitric shocks of the gymnoti. cating the least shock. Nor did I feel any when “We obtained five large eels, the greater part of I made a slight incision near the pectoral fin of which were but slightly wounded. The tempera- the fish, and galvanised the wound by the simture of the waters in which the gymnoti habitually ple contact of two pieces of zinc and silver. The live, is about 86° of Fahrenheit, and their electric gymnotus bent itself convulsively, and raised its force, it is said, diminishes in colder waters. The head out of the water, as if terrified by a sensagymnotus is the largest of electrical fishes. I mea- tion altogether new ; but I felt no vibration in sured some that were from five feet to five feet three the hands which held the two metals. The most inches long; and the Indians assert, that they have violent muscular movements are not always acseen them still longer. We found that a fish of companied by electric discharges. The action three feet ten inches long weighed 12 lbs. The of the fish on the organs of man is transmitted transverse diameter of the body was three inches and intercepted by the same bodies that transfive lines. The gymnoti of Cano de Bera are of mit and intercept the electrical current of a cona fine olive-green color. The under part of the ductor charged by a Leyden vial, or Volta's pile. *:
head is yellow, mingled with red. Two rows of In employing very delicate electrometers in a
thousand ways, insulating them on a plate of glass, and receiving very strong shocks, which passed through the electrometer, I could never discover any phenomenon of attraction or repulsion. The same observation was made l y Mr. Fahlberg at Stockholm. This philosopher, however, has seen an electric spark, as Watsh and Ingenhousz had done before him at London, by
placing the gymnotus in the air, and interrupting,
the conducting chair by two gold leaves pasted upon glass, and a line distant from each other. No person, on the contrary, has ever perceived a spark issue from the body of the fish itself. We have irritated it for a long time during the night, at Calabozo, in perfect darkness, without observing any luminous appearance.' GYNAECEUM, in antiquity, the apartment of women, a separate room in the inner part of the house, where they employed themselves in spinning, weaving, and needle-work. GY'NECOCRACY, n.s. Gr. Yuvaikokparia; Fr. gynecocratie. Petticoat government; female power. GYNAECOCRATUMENI, from vwn, woman, and roarsus voc, vanquished, an ancient people of Sarmatia Europaea, inhabiting the east banks of the Tanais, near its influx into the Palus Maeotis; thus called because they were under the dominion of women. F. Hardouin, in his notes on Pliny, says, they were thus called, because, after a battle which they lost against the Amazons on the banks of the Thermodoon, they were obliged to become the husbands of the Amazons. See AMAzoNs. GYNANDRIA, from Yuvn, a woman, avmp, a man. The twentieth class in the sexual system, consisting of plants with hermaphrodite flowers, in which the stamina are placed upon the style, or a pillar-shaped receptacle, resembling a style, which rises in the middle of the flower, and bears both the stamina and pointal. See BotANY. GYONGYOS, a large well-built town of Hungary, situated on the side of a mountain. The inhabitants, about 8000, manufacture woollen and leather, and trade in wine and cheese, also to a great amount in alum brought from the works of Parad, a small town at seven miles distance. Twenty-one miles W. S.W. of Erlau. GYPSIES, or Egyptians, an outlandish tribe of vagabonds, called Bohemians in France, and Gittanos in Spain; who, disguising themselves in uncouth habits, smearing their faces and bodies, and speaking a canting language, wander up and down, under pretence of telling fortunes, curing diseases, &c., abuse the people, trick them out of their money, and steal all they can come at. They are a strange kind of commonwealth of wandering impostors and jugglers, who made their first appearance in Germany about the beginning op the sixteenth century. Munster, who is followed and relied upon by Spelman, fixes the time of their appearance to 1417; but, as he owns that the first whom he ever saw were in 1529, it is probably an error of the press for 1517; especially as, when sultan Selim conquered Egypt in 1517, several of the natives refused to submit to the Turkish yoke, and revolted under one Zinganeus; whence the Turks called them Zinganees; but, being at
length surrounded and banished, they agreed to disperse in small parties all over the world, where their supposed skill in the black art gave them a universal reception in that age of superstition and creduity. In a very kn years they gained such a number of idle prolytes (who imitated their language and coplexion), that they became troublesome, and even formidable, to most of the states of Erope. Hence they were expelled from Frutt in 1560, and from Spain in 1591. And to government of England took the alarm mud earlier; for in 1530 they are described by st 22 Hen. VIII. c. 10, as “an outlandish people calling themselves Egyptians, using no cration feat of merchandise, who have come into is realm, and gone from shire to shire and place. place, in great companies, and used great, so tle, and crafty means to deceive the people; bearing them in hand that they by palms" could tell men's and women's fortunes; and 9 many times by craft and subtlety have deco the people of their money, and also have to mitted many heinous felonies and robbens Wherefore they are directed to avoid the ran and not to return under pain of imprisotro: and forfeiture of their goods and chattels; and upon their trials for any felony which they mis have committed, they shall not be entitled to jury de medietate linguae. And afterwards: enacted, by stat. 1 & 2 Ph. & Mary c. 4, ani; Eliz. c. 20, that, if any such persons shalloported into the kingdom, the importer shallo feit £40. And if the Egyptians thems.” remain one month in the kingdom, or to: person being fourteen years old, whether to born subject or stranger, who has been son" found in the fellowship of such Egyptians." who has disguised him or herself like to shall remain in the same one month at oneo veral times, it is felony without benefit of ko Sir M. Hale says, that, at one Suffolk assuo fewer than thirteen persons were executed to these statutes a few years before the Resto But, to the honor of humanity, there at " instances more modern than this of caro these laws into practice; and the last sanguo act is itself now repealed by 23 Geo. Ill. c. 54. In Scotland they reem to have enjoye * share of indulgence; for a writ of privy $53, dated 1594, supports John Faw, losi ado of Little Egypt, in the execution of justo his company and folk, conformably to ** of Egypt, and in punishing certain perso te: named, who rebelled against him, left hio bed him, and refused to return home with". James's subjects are commanded to assist"? prehending them, and in assisting Faw.” " adherents to return home. There is a lo in his favor from Mary queen of Scots, in to: and in 1554 he obtained a pardon for the o of Ninian Small. So that it appears he ho long in Scotland, and from him this solo people received the name of Faw's gang." they still retain. rol It is incredible how this banditti havo over the earth. They wander about in A** Africa and most of the European nations of is supposed by Mr. Twiss to contain 40,000, by others 60,000, and by some 120,000. But in September and October, 1800, they were almost totally extirpated by the plague. They abound in Italy, and are scattered through France, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Russia. For nearly four centuries they have wandered through the world; and in every region, and among every people, whether barbarous or civilised, they have continued unchanged. Their origin has been generally believed to be from Egypt. Thomasius, Salmon, and Sig. Griselini, have endeavoured to prove it. M. Grellman, however, traces it from Hindostan, and the cause of their emigration from the bloody wars of Timur Beg in India, in 1408–9. GYPSUM, selenite, or plaster-stone. The properties of gypsum, according to Cronstedt, are, 1. It is looser and more friable than calcareous earth. 2. It does not effervesce with acids, or at most in a very slight degree. 3. It falls into powder in the fire very readily. 4. When burnt, without being made red-hot, its powder readily concretes with water into a mass which soon hardens; but without any sensible heat being excited in the operation. 5. It is nearly as difficult of fusion as limestone; and shows almost the same effects upon other bodies with limestone, though sulphuric acid seems to promote the vitrification. Magellan, however, says that most of the gypsa, particularly the fibrous, melt in the fire pretty easily by themselves. 6. When melted with borax it puffs and bubbles very much, and for a long time during the fusion. Magellan says, when a small quantity of gypsum is melted with borax the glass becomes colorless and transparent; but some sorts of sparry gypsa, melted with borax, yield a fine yellow transparent glass, resembling the topaz; but, if too Inuch of the gypsum is used in proportion to the borax, the glass becomes opaque. 7. When burnt with any inflammable matter, it emits a sulphureous smell, and may thus be decompounded, as well as by either of the fixed alkaline salts: in this last method there ought to be five or six times as much salt as gypsum. 8. The residuum shows some signs of iron. The species are, 1. Friable gypseous earth, white, found in Saxony. 2. Indurated gypsum, of a solid texture, or alabaster, the particles of which are not visible. This is sometimes found unsaturated with vitriolic acid. It is easily cut, and takes a dull polish. It is of several kinds. Fabroni tells us, that various fine alabasters are met with in Italy: twenty-four quarries of them, each of a different color, being worked out at Volterra. 3. Gypsum of a scaly texture, or common plaster of Paris. See PLASTER. 4. Fibrous gypsum, or plaster-stone, has two varieties, viz. with coarse or with fine fibres. It is white. 5. Selenites, or spar-like gypsum, by some also called glacies manae, and confounded with the clear and transparent mica. It is of two kinds: clear and transparent, or yellowish and opaque; and abounds every where. 6. Crystallised gypsum, or gypseous drusen. This is found composed of wedge-shaped, and sometimes of capillary crystals; sometimes white and sometimes yellowish. 7. Stalactitical gypsum is of many different forms and colors. In large pieces it commonly
varies between white and yellow, and likewise in its transparency. It is used as alabaster in several works. England abounds with gypseous substances. There are plenty in Derby, Nottingham, and Somerset shires, so fine as to take a polish like alabaster. A very fine semipellucid alabaster is found in Derbyshire. Fine fibrous talcs are also found in many other places. Very fine gypseous drusen is found in Sheppey Isle, and some exceedingly beautiful, large, and clear as crystal, in the salt-works at Nantwich in Cheshire. The selenites rhomboidalis abounds in England, particularly in Shotoverhill, in Oxford, though rare in other counties. Sheppey affords spar-like gypsa, of a fibrous nature, and accreting like the radiations of a star on the septaria, and thence called stella septarii. GYRATION, n.s. Lat. gyrus, gyro; Fr. GYRE, n.s. girer. The act of turnGY RED, adj. ing any thing about: GYRE'Ful, adj. gyre is a circle described by any thing moving in an orbit: gyreful is changeable. But, evermore this is the manere, To reve a wight that moste is to him dere To preve in that thy gierful violence Thus an I lost, thee helpeth no defence. Chaucer. Troilus and Cresseide. Does the wild haggard tower into the sky, And to the south by thy direction fly? Or eagle in her gyres the clouds embrace? Sandys. Ne thenceforth his approved skill to ward, Or strike, or hurlen round in warlike gyre, Remembered he ; ne cared for his safe guard, But rudely raged. Spenser. Hamlet with his doublet all unbraced, No hat upon his head his stockings loosé Ungartered, and down gyred to his ankle. Shakspeare. Which from their proper orbs not go Whether they gyre swift or slow. Drayt. Ecl. 2. Quick and more quick he spins in giddy gyres, Then falls, and in much foam his soul expires. Dryden. GYRINUS, in zoology, a genus of insects of the coleoptera order. The antennae are cylindrical, stiff, and shorter than the head: the eyes are four, two on the upper, and two on the underpart of the head. See ENTomology. natator, the common water flea, is one-third of an inch long; of a bright black color; the feet yellow, flat, and large. It runs with great celerity in circles on the surface of the water, and is very difficult to catch. GYRON, inheraldry,an ordinary oftwo straight lines, issuing from divers parts of the esutcheon, and meeting in the Fesse point. GY VES, n.s. Welsh, gevyn. Fetters; GYve, v. a. : chains for the legs: to fetter, shackle, or ensnare. The poor prisoners, boldly starting up, break off their chains and gyres. Knolles. With as little a web as this, will I ensnare as great a fly as Cassio. Ay, smile upon her, do. I will gyre thee in thine own courtship. Shakspeare. The villains march wide betwixt the legs, as if they had gyves on. Id And, knowing this, should I yet stay, Like such as blow away their lives, And never will redeem a day, Enamoured of their golden gyves? Ben Jonso".
H is in English, as in other languages, a note of aspiration, sounded only by a strong emission of the breath, without any conformation of the organs of speech, and is therefore by many grammarians accounted no letter. The h in English is scarcely ever mute at the beginning of a word, or where it immediately precedes a vowel; as house, behaviour; where it is followed by a consonant it has no sound, according to the present pronunciation; but anciently it made the syllable guttural.
“The strong emission of the breath, however,' '
as Mr. Todd observes, ‘is usually withheld from heir, herb, hostler, honest, honor, humor, and by some from humble.” It is pronounced by a strong expiration of the breath between the lips, closing, as it were, by a gentle motion of the lower jaw to the upper, and the tongue nearly approaching the palate. It seems to be agreed, that our H, which is the same with that of the Romans, derived its figure from the Hebrew n. The Phoenicians, and most ancient Greeks and Romans, used the same figure with our H, which in the series of all these alphabets keeps its primitive place, being the eighth letter; though the 6 afterwards occupied its place in the Greek alphabet, and its form was changed to X; while its former figure, II, was used for the seventh letter, Eta, or long e. But in the beginning this H was only used for an aspiration, wherefore they wrote HEPOAo instead of motočov, HOAOI instead of oëw, HEKATON, instead of exarov, centum; from whence it comes, that the H formerly denoted 100. H was also joined with weak consonants instead of an aspiration; they 'using to write THEox instead of 9soc, and the like. Anciently the h was put for ch; thus Chlodova:us was formed Hludovicus, as it is read on all the coins of the ninth and tenth centuries; and it was on this account that they wrote Hludovicus with an h. In course of time, the sound of the h being much weakened, or entirely suppressed, the h was dropt, and the word was written Ludovicus. In like manner we read Hlotaire, Hlovis, &c. H subjoined to c sometimes gives it the sound of sh, as in Charlotte; but more frequently that of tsh, as in charity, chitchat, church, &c.; and not seldom that of k, as in character, Achilles, &c.; though the latter and all other Greek proper names ought rather to have the guttural sound, agreeably to their original pronunciation. H subjoined to p and t, also alters the sound of these letters; giving the former the sound of f, as in philosophy, &c. and the latter that of the Greek e, as in theology, south, &c.; and in some English words, as the, that, these, &c., a still harder sound. As an abbreviation, H was used by the ancients to denote homo, hares, hora, &c. Thus H. B. stood for hares honorum, and H.S. corruptly for LLS. sesterce; and HA. for Hadrianus. As a numeral, H denotes 200; and with a dash over it,
HA, interj. Lat. ha. An expression of wo. der, surprise, or alarm; a sudden question; an expression of laughter: it is used with redup. Cation. He saith among the trumpets, ha, ha, and he soil. eth the battle afar off. Job, xxxix. 23. And out at the dores sterten they anon; And saw the fox toward the wode is gon, And bare upon his back the cok away. They crieden out, harow and wala was A ha the fox and after him they ran. Chaucer. The Nonnes Preeste. To
You shall look fairer ere I give or hazard: What says the golden chest ? has let me see. Shakon. Ha, ha, ’tis what so long I wished and vowed, Our plots and delusions Have wrought such confusions, That the monarch's a slave to the crown. Drya. Ha! what art thou! thou horrid headless trial It is my Hastings! Rowe's Jane Sor. HAAK, n.s. A fish. HAARLEM. See HARLEM. HABAKKUK, plpan, Heb. i.e. a wresto one of the twelve minor prophets, whose Fox phecies are taken into the canon of the Ui Testament. There is no precise time menix in Scripture when he lived; but, from his Fo dicting the destruction of Jerusalem by to Chaldeans, it is evident that he prophesiodo fore Zedekiah, probably about the time of Mnasseh. He is reported to have been the auto of several prophecies which are not extant to all that are indisputably his are contained a three chapters. HABEAs Corpus is the great remely a English law in cases of false imprisonment So IMPR1soNMENT. HABERDASHER, n.s. According to Mor sheu from Germ. habt ihr dass, have you this, o expression of a shopkeeper offering his waiso sale. Mr. Thomson says, from Teut. * tauscher, from hadb, have. One who sells or wares; a pedlar. Because these cunning men are like hierison" small wares, it is not amiss to set forth their o: goA haberdasher, who was the oracle of the to house, declared his opinion. Agiao
HABERE Facias Possessioxrm. Ajo. writ that lies where one hath recovered a to for years in action of ejectione firma, to put on into possession; and one may have a new.” if a former be not well executed. If the sort deliver possession of more than is contain- " the writ of habere facias possessionem, anaco on the case will lie against him, or an assroo the lands. The sheriff cannot return upon to writ that another is tenant of the land by no but must execute the writ, for that will not to in issue between the demandant and him.
HABERE FAct As SEIs INAM. A writ dio to the sheriff, to give seisin of a freehold ** recovered in the king's courts, by eject." firma, or other action. The sheriff may no