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the posse comitatus in his assistance, to execute and several other curious works. He died in these writs; and may break open the doors to 1624. deliver possession and seisin thereof; but he HABIL'IMENT, n. s. ) French, habiliment, ought to signify the cause of his coming, and HABIL'ITATE, v.a.& adj. ) habiliter, habilitè, harequest that the doors may be opened. rs may be opened. This

This HABIL'ITATION, n. s. bitable, habiteur, hawrit also issues sometimes out of the records. HABIL'ITY, n. s. bitude; Lat. habitus, of a fine, to give the cognisee seisin of the HABIT, n. s. & v.a. habitabilis, habitatio, land whereof the fine is levied. There is also HAB'ITABLE, adj. habitudo. A habit is a writ called habere facias seisinam, ubi rex HAB'ITABLENESS, n. s. | the state of having, habuit annum, diem, et vastum; for the delivery HAB'ITANCE, n. S. or being, and appliof lands to the lord of the fee, after the king HAB'ITANT, n. S. cable to appearance, hath had the year, day, and waste in the lands HABITA’TION, n. S. as dress, clothes, garof a person convicted of felony.

HAB'ITATOR, N. S. ments, which are HABERÄGEON, n. s. Fr. haubergeon ; low HABIT'UAL, adj. habiliments; to mind, Lat. halbergium. Armour to cover the neck and HABIT'UALLY, adv. as qualifications ; fabreast; breast-plate; neck-piece; gorget.

HABIT'UATE, v. a. culty or ability acAnd over that an habergeon

HAB'ITUDE, n. s. ) quired by frequently For percing of his herte.

doing the same thing, as habitude: to the capaChaucer. Rime of Sire Thopas. city of being dwelt in, as habitable: a habitaWith him ther wenten knightes many on; tion is a place of abode; habitator is an inhabiSome wol ben armed in an habergeon,

tant of such dwelling: habitual is customary; And in a brest plate and in a gipon.

established by repetition; used both in a good Id. The Knightes Tale.

and evil sense.
-She resolved, unweeting to her syre,

And cke remembre thine habilitee
Advent'rous knighthood on herselfe to don;
And counseld with her nourse her maides attyre

May not compare with hire; this wel thou wot. 'To turne into a massy habergeon ;

Chancer. The Court of Love. Aud bade her all thinges put in readiness anon.

And, eke, in eche of the pinacles
Spenser. Faerie Queene.

Weren sondrie habitacles,
And halbert some, and some a habergion;

In whiche stoden, all withouten
So every one in arms was quickly dight. Fairfax. Full (the castle all abouten)
Then put on all thy gorgeous arms, thy helmet

Of all maner of minstrales
And brigandine of brass, thy broad habergeon.

And jestours, that tellen tales.
Milton. Samson Agonistes.

Id. House of Famo.
The shot let dy, and grazing

He was out cast of mannes compagnie ; Upon his shoulder, in the passing,

With asses was his habitation. Lodged in Magnano's brass habergeon.

Chaucer. The Monkes Tale. Hudibras.

In many places nighiingales, HABERGEON, HABERGETUM. From Fr. haut, And alpes, and finches, and wodewales, high, and berg, armour, was a coat of mail ; an

That in hir swetè song (eliten ancient piece of defensive armour, in form of a In thilke places as thei habiten. coat, descending from the neck to the middle,

Id. Romaunt of the Rose. and formed of little iron rings or meshes, linked Where art thou, man, if man at all thou art, into each other.

That here in desart hast thine habitance, HABERT, a French family of talent of the se

And these rich heaps of wealth do'st hide apart venteenth century: Germain Habert was abbot of From the world's eye, and from her right usance ? Notre Dame de Cerisi, and one of the first mem

Spenser's Fuerie Queene. bers of the French Academy. He died in 1653,

He the fairest Una found, leaving several poems, the best of which is en

Strange lady, in so strange habiliment, titled Metamorphose des Yeux d'Iris, changés en

Teaching the satyres.

Id. Astres, 1639, 8vo. He also wrote the Life of

Wisdom, to the end she might save many, built her Cardinal de Berulle, 1646, 4to, and paraphrased

house of that nature which is common unto all; she some of the Psalms.- Philip Habert, his bro

made not this or that man her habitation, but dwelt in us.

Hooker. ther, killed at the siege of Emmerich, in 1637, was also one of the first members of the Aca

My riches are these poor habiliments, demy, and wrote The Temple of Death, a poem.

Of which if you should here disfurnish me, There was also a celebrated doctor of the Sor

You take the sum and substance that I have.

Shakspeure. bonne, Isaac Habert, who distinguished himself

I sbifted by several controversial works on Grace, in con

Into a madman's rags, t' assume a semblance futation of Jansenius, and by his Latin' poetry.

The very dogs disdained; and in this habit He was bishop of Vabres in 1645, and died in Met I my father.

Id. King Lear. 1668.-Lewis Habert, another French ecclesias

If you have any justice, any pity; tic of note, and a doctor of the Sorbonne, was

If ye be any thing but churchmen's habits. born in 1637, and died in 1718. He was author

Shakspeare. of a Complete Body of Divinity, in Latin, 7 vols. He hath a better bad habit of frowning than the 12mo, 1700.

count Palatine.

Id. HABICOT (Nicholas), a celebrated French

Present yourseli and your fair princess surgeon, born at Bonny, in Gatinois, who ac Before Leontes : quired great reputation by his skill, and by his She shall be habited as it becomes writings. He wrote a Treatise on the Plague, The partner of your bed. ld. Winter's Tale.



The things are but habilitations towards arms; and "Tis impossible to become an abie artist, withogt what is habilitation, without intention and act ?

making your art habitual to you. Bacon.

His knowledge in the noblest useful arts, Divers persons in the house of commons were at- Was such dead authors could not give; tainted, and thereby not legal, nor habilitate to serve But habitudes with those who live.

I. in parliament, being disabled in the highest degree. To write well, one must have frequent habitudes

Id. with the best company. By means of our solitary situation, we know well Those ancient problems of the spherical roundness most part of the habitable world, and are ourselves of the earth, the being of antipodes, and of the habi unknown.

Id. tableness of the torrid zone, are abundantly demenThe torrid zone is now found habitable. strated.

Roy. Cowley. As by the objective part of perfect happiness re That was her torrid and inflaming time;

understand that which is best and last, and to which This is her habitable tropique clime. . Donne. all other things are to be referred; so by the formal Palaces,

part must be understood the best and last habitude of For want of habitation and repair,

man toward that best object. Dissolve to heaps of ruins. Denham. It results from the very nature of things, as they Having called to his memory Sir George Villiers, stand in such a certain habitude, or relation to one and the clothes he used to wear, in which at that time another.

South. he seemed to be habited, he thought him to be that Art is properly an habitual knowledge of certain person.


rules and maxims. Amplitude almost immense, with stars

The last fatal step is, by frequent repetition of the Numerous, and every star perhaps a world

sinful act, to continue and persist in it, 'till at length Of destined habitation.


it settles into a fixed confirmed habit of sin ; which, God oft descends to visit men

being that which the apostle calls the finishing of sin, Unseen, and through their habitations walks

ends certainly in death ; death not only as to merit, To mark their duings.


but also as to actual infiction.
Sin, there in power before

Habitual evils change not on a sudden
Once actual; now in body, and to dwell
Habitual habitant.

But many days must pass and many sorrows.
Hell at last

Rowe's Ulysses. Yawning received them whole, and on them closed,

There are among the statues several of Venus, in Hell their fit habitation fraught with fire

different habits.

Addison on Italy. Unquenchable, the house of woe and pain. Id. Thy ear, inured to charitable sounds, Not to earth are those bright luminaries

And pitying love, must feel the hateful wounds Officious; but to the earth's habitant. Id. Of jest obscene, and vulgar ribaldry, The will of God is like a streight unalterable rule ;

The ill-bred question, and the loud reply,

Brought by long habitude from bad to worse. but the various comportments of the creature, either

Must hear the frequent oath, the direful curse. thwarting this rule, or holding conformity to it, oc

Prior. casion several habitudes of this rule unto it. Hale. .

Rocks and mountains, which in the first ages were The sun's presence is more continued unto the

high and craggy, and consequently then inconvenient northern inhabitants; and the longest day in Cancer

for habitation, were by continual deterration brought to is longer unto us than that in Capricorn unto the

a lower pitch.

Browne. southern habitators.

Woodward. We cannot conclude this complexion of nations

Internal graces and qualities of mind sanctify our from the vicinity or habitude they hold unto the sun.

natures, and render us habitually holy, Atterbury

Id. The force of education is so great, that we may The cutting of the Equinoctial line decides that mould the minds and manners of the young into what controversy of the habitableness of the tcrrid zone. shape we please, and give the impressions of such More. habits, as shall ever afterwards remain.

Id. Men are first corrupted by bad counsel and com- Such as live in a rarer air are habituated to the espany, and next they habituate themselves to their ercise of a greater muscular strength. Arbuthnot. vicious practices.

Tillotson. Powers celestial to each other's view Both the poets being dressed in the same English Stand still confest, though distant far they lie, habit, story compared with story, judgment may be Or habitants of earth, or gea, or sky. Pore. made betwixt them.

Dryden.The scenes are old, the habits are the same

The clergy should content themselves with wearing We wore last year.

Id. gow

gowns and other habiliments of Irish drapery. Swift. It is impossible to gain an exact habitude, without

In all the habitudes of life, an infinite aumber of acts and perpetual practice.

The friend, the mistress, and the wife,

Variety we still pursue.

Id. Look round the habitable world, how few

* The clergy are the only set of men who wear a disKnow their own good, or knowing it pursue. la

Id. Id. Wat

tinct habit from others. No civil broils have since his death arose,

HABINGTON (William), an English poet But faction now by habit does obey;

and historian, was the son of Thomas HabingAnd wars have that respect for his repose,

ton, esq. He was born in 1605, at Hendlip, in As winds for halcyons when they breed at sea.

sea. Id.

Worcestershire; and educated at St. Omer's. Mankind is willing to continue in a pleasing error, He died in 1654. and left several MSS. in the strengthened by a long habitude.

Id. They habited themselves like those rural deities, and

hands of his son. His printed works are, 1. Poems imitated them in their rustick dances.

under the title of Castura.' 2. The Queen of

By length of time

Arragon, a tragi-comedy. 3. Observations upon The scurf is worn away of each committed crime:

History. 4. The History of Edward IV. king of No speck is left of their habitual stains;

England, written in a very florid style, and pube But the pure ether of the soul remains.

Id. lished at the desire of Charles I.


Habit is particularly used for the uniform He put on that armour, whereof there was no oue' garments of the religious, conformable to the piece wanting, though hackt in some places, bewraying rule and order whereof they make profession: some fight not long since passed.

Sidney. as the habit of St. Benedict, of St. Augustine,

Burn me, hack me, hew me into pieces. &c. In this sense we say absolutely, such a


Not the hackt helmet, nor the dusty field, person has taken the habit; meaning he has en

But purple vests, and flowery garlands please. tered upon a noviciate in a certain order. So

Addison. he is said to quit the habit, when he renounces But fate with butchers placed thy priestly stall, the order. See Vow. The habits of the several Meek modern faith to murder, hack, and mawl. religious are not supposed to have been calcu

Pope. Jated for singularity or novelty : the founders of Dost not thou know the fate of soldiers ? the orders, who were at first inhabitants of de They're but ambition's tools, to cut a way serts and solitudes, gave their monks the habits To her unlawful ends; and when they're worn, usual among the country people. Accordingly

Hacked, hewn with constant service, thown aside the primitive habits of St. Anthony, St. Hi To rust in peace and rot in hospitals. larion, St. Benedict, &c., are described by the

Southern's Loyal Brothers. ancient writers as consisting chiefly of sheep Hack, v. n.

Welsh, hacknai ; skins, the common dress of the peasants of that HACKNEY, n. s. & v.a. Teut. hacheneye ; Fr. time. The orders established in and about HaCQUETON, n. s. haquenee;

old Fr. cities and inhabited places took the habit worn haquat. To hackney; to become common; to by other ecclesiastics at the time of their institu- prostitute : hackney, a hired horse; a prostitute; tion. What makes them differ so much from a hireling; any thing let out for bire: hacqueton, each other, as well as from the ecclesiastical habit a piece of armour. of the present times, is, that they have always His hakeney, which that was al pomeleegris, kept invariably to the same form; whereas the

So swatte that it was wonder for to sec; ecclesiastics and laics have been changing their It seemed as he had priked miles three. mode on every occasion.

Chaucer, The Chanones Yemannes. HA'BNAB, adv. Hap ne hap, or nap; as

He didde, next his white lere, would nould, or ne would : will, nill, or ne will ;

Of cloth of lake fin aud clere,

Abreche and eke a sherte; that is, let it happen or not. At random; at the

And next his sherte, an haketon. mercy of chance; without any rule or certainty

Id. The Rime of Sire Thopas. of effect. He circles draws and squares,

You may see the very fashion of the Irish horseman

in his long hose, riding shoes of costly cordwain, bis With cyphers, astral characters; Then looks 'em o'er to understand 'em,

hacqueton, and his habergeon.


He is long hackneyed in the ways of men.
Although set down habnab at random.


Light and lewed persons were as easily suborned to HACHA, a town, province, and river of Gra- make an affidavit for money, as post-borses and nada, South America. The province was for- hackneys are taken to hire.

Bacon. merly of considerable extent, but is now much These notions young students in physick derive froin reduced, being only eight leagues in length from their hackney authors.

Harvey. north to south, and four wide east and west. It That is no more than every lover has the Atlantic Ocean on the north, and Lake Does for his hackney lady suffer. Hudibras. Maracaibo on the east. The river, which runs

Who, mounted on a broom, the nag from south to north, was once famous for its

And hackney of a Lapland hag, pearl fisheries. It enters the Atlantic Ocean in In quest of you came hither post.

Three kingdoms rung lat. 11° 31' 30" N., and at the mouth stands the

With his accumulative and hackney tongue. town of this name.

HACK, v. a.
Sax. paccan; Dut.. hacken ; Fr.

Shall cach spurgalled hackney of the day, hacher, from Sax. acase an axe.

To cut into

Or each new pensioned sycophant, pretend small pieces; to chop; to cut slightly with fre To break my windows. quent blows; to mangle with unskilful blows.

A wit can study in the streets; It bears commonly some notion of contempt or Not quite so well, however, as one ought; malignity; to speak with hesitation.

A hackney coach may chance to spoil a thought.

Id. It nedeth not you more to tellen (To maken you to long to dwellen)

Thy coach of hackney, whisky, one horse chair. Of these iike yates florishynges;

Byron. Childe Harold. Ne of compaces, ne karvynges;

HACKET (John), bishop of Litchfield and Ne the hackyng in masonries,

Coventry, was born in 1592. In 1623 he was As corbettes and imageries.

made chaplain to James I. and prebendary of Chaucer, House of Fame. Lincoln, and obtained several other promotions, What a slave art thou, to hack thy sword as thou but lost them during the commotions of 1645. hast done, and say it was in fight? Shakspeare.

He then lived retired at Cheam until the RestoRichard the Second here was hacked to death. Id.

ration, when he recovered his preferments. In I'll fight 'till from my bones muy flesh be hackt. Id.

Disarm them, and let them question ; let them 1661 Charles II. made him bishop of Litchfield keep their limbs whole, and hack our English. Id.

and Coventry. Finding the cathedral almost One flourishing branch of his most royal root

battered to the ground, he in eight years finished Is hackt down, and his summer leaves all faded, a church superior to the former, towards which By Euvy's hand, and Murder's bloody axe. Id. ne himself contributed £20,000. He also laid


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out £1000 on a prebendal house. He died in so much increased, that king Charles I. issued 1670. He published, before he entered into out an order of council to restrain them. In orders, a comedy entitled Loyola, which was 1637 he allowed fifty hackney coachmen, each of twice acted before king James I. After his whom might keep twelve horses. In 1652 their death was published A Century of his Sermons number was limited to 200 ; and in 1654 it was on several remarkable Subjects, and The Life of extended to 300. In 1661 400 were licensed, Archbishop Williams, both in folio.

at £5 each annually. In 1694 700 were allowed, HACK'LE, n. s. & v. a. ) Probably from and taxed by the 5 & 6 of W. & M. at £4 aHAG'GLE, v. a. & v. n. Fr. hacher, or from year each. By 9 Anne, c. 23, 800 coaches were HAG'GLER, n. S.

hack, to cut. Hac- allowed in London and Westminster; but by 8 kle is raw silk, or any flimsy substance: to Geo. III., cap. 24, the number was increased hackle, to dress flax : haggle, to cut, chop, or to 1000, which are licensed by commissioners, mangle: haggler, one that cuts; and, figuratively, and pay a duty of 5s. per week. They have one that is tedious in making a bargain: these

been more lately increased to 1200. Hackney

coachmen refusing to go at, or exacting more are corruptions froia hackle.

than, their limited hire, are subject to a forfeit of Suffolk first died, and York all haggled o'er,

from 10s. to £3, which the commissioners hare Comes to him where in gore he lay insteeped.

power to determine. Every hackney coach Shakspeare.

must have check strings, and every coachman Take the hackle of a cock or capon's neck, or a

plying without them incurs'a penalty of 5s. The plover's top: take off one side of the feather, and then i take the hackle silk, gold or silver thread, and inake

drivers must give way to persons of quality and these fast at the bent of the hook. Walton.

gentlemen's coaches, under the penalty of £5.

The duty arising from licenses to hackney HACKNEY, in geography, is the name of a coaches and chairs, in London, forms a branch very extensive and thickly populated parish, in of the king's perpetual revenue, governed by the vicinity of London, in the hundred of Os- commissioners, and is a public benefit; as the sulton, Middlesex. It comprises several ham- expense of it is not felt, and its rernlations hasa lets, amongst which are Upper and Lower Clap- established a competent jurisdiction, whereby a ton on the north, Dalston, Shacklewell, and very refractory race of men are kept in order. Kingsland on the west, and Homerton on the As tables of hackney coach fares and regulations east. The old parish church of St. John's, of may be bad at every respectable stationer's it will which but the tower now remains, was a fine be needless to give any further account of them. Gothic edifice, built in the reign of Edward HIACQUET (Balthasar), an eminent patura11. The new one, a fine modern structure list, was born at Conquet, in Brittany, in 1740. on a larger scale, was begun in 1792, agrecably Ile left France while young for Austria, and beto an act of parliament; but the steeple was not came professor of survery

came professor of surgery at the Lyceum of Layerected till 1814, and, being found too light and bach, in Carniola, and perpetual secretary of the weak to bear the fine peal of bells helonging to Imperial Society of Agriculture and the Arts. In the church, the old tower was left standing, 1788 the emperor of Germany made him proand in it the hells are now rung. In Wells- fessor of natural history at the University of street is a new and handsome chapel of ease, Lemberg, and member of the council of mines erected on a piece of ground given by the Rev. at Vienna. He died in 1915. Besides Travels Mr. Norris, after the design of Mr. J. Savage. in the Alps and Carpathian Mountains, and a Brooke House, now a receptacle for lunatics, number of memoirs in periodical works, he was was formerly the seat of the noble family whose the author of Oryctographia Carniolica, or, the name it bears; St. John's palace, an ancient Physical Geography of Carniola, Istria, and house in Wells-street, now let out in small tene- parts of the neighbouring countries, Leipsic, ments, is believed to have been the residence of 1778-1789, 4 vols. 4to. the prior of the order of St. John of Jerusalem ; HAD. The pret. and part. pass. of HAVE, and south of Lea-bridge, in this parish, are the which see. I had better, you had better, &c., Temple mills, once the property of the knights means the same as, it would be better for me or templars, but now used as lead and corn mills,

corn mills, you; or it would be more eligible ; it is always and to raise water for the supply of Clapton and used potentially, not indicatively: nor is have Homerton. At the bottom of Hackney marsh, ever used to that import. We say likewise, it through which runs the river Lea, have been had been better or worse. discovered some remains of an ancient and ex

For, certes our Lord Jesu Crist hath spared us so tensive stone causeway, which appears, from the

benignely in our follies; that if he ne had pitee on coins found here, to have been one of the Roman

mannes soule, a sory song might we alle sing. highways through the island. The vicarage is

Chaucer. The Persones Tale. valued at £20, and the rectory valued at £26 is

I had rather be a country servant maid, a sinecure.

Than a great queen with this condition. HACKNEY Coaches are said to derive their

Shakspeare. name from many of the Londoners, in the seven Had we not better leave this Utica, teenth century, residing at Hackney, and, in con- To arm Numidia in our cause? Addison's Cat sequence, often hiring coaches and horses: in time, HADDINGTON, an ancient borough in a therefore, hired coaches in general became so parish of the same name in East Lothian which called. These first began regularly to ply under joins with Jedburgh, Dunbar, Lauder, and North this name in London in 1625, when they were Berwick, in sending a member to parliament. only twenty in number; ard in 1635 tney were it consists of four streets, which intersect each

other nearly at right angles. It is governed by fraukincense, gum-arabic, dragon's blood, myrrh, a provost, three bailies, dean of guild, treasurer, and aloes (from Socotora). It has also a few twelve councillors, and seven deacons. It was manufactures of coarse cloths, carpets, and the the birth-place of J. Knox, the celebrated re- knives called Jainbea. The maritime trade is former. Before the Reformation it had an abbey, chiefly carried on by foreigners, the Arabs of now in ruins, founded in 1178 by Ada, mother Mascat. Both the coast and the interior are of king Malcolm.IV., and William I. of Scotland. divided into a number of independent states. It has a manufacture of coarse woollens, two HÆMAGOGOS, among physicians, a comfairs, and a weekly market, the greatest in Scot- pound medicine, consisting of fetid and aromatic land for grain. It is seventeen miles east of simples, mixed with black hellebore, and preEdinburgh.

scribed in order to promote the menstrua and HAD'DOCK, n. s. Fr. hadot. A sea fish of hæmorrhoidal fluxes; as also to bring away the the cod kind, but small.

lochia, The coast is plentifully stored with pilchards, HÆMANTHUS, the blood-flower, a genus herrings, and haddocks.

Carew of the monogynia order, and hexandria class of Haddock. See Gadus.

plants: nat. order ninth, spathacer. InvoluHADDON (Dr. Walter) was born in 1516. crum hexaphyllous and multiflorous: cor, sexHe distinguished himself by writing a fine Latin partite superior: berry trilocular. Species fourstyle, which he acquired by a constant study of teen; the principal are, Cicero. He was a strenuous promoter of the Re H. coccineus, with plain tongue-shaped leaves, formation under Edward VI., and succeeded rises about a foot high, with a stalk supporting bishop Gardiner in the mastership of Trinity Hall, a cluster of bright red tubulous flowers. It has Cambridge. He concealed himself in Mary's a large bulbous root, from which in autumn come reign; but acquired the favor of queen Elizabeth, out two broad Aat leaves of a fleshy consistence, who sent bim one of the three agents to Bruges shaped like a tongue, which turn backward on in 1566, to restore commerce between England each side, and spread on the ground, so that they and the Netherlands. He was also engaged with have a strange appearance all the wipler. In the Sir John Cheke in drawing up in Latin The spring these decay; so that from May to the Code of Ecclesiastical Law, published in 1571 beginning of August they are destitute of leaves. by the learned John Fox, under the title of Re- The flowers are produced in the autumn, just formation legum Ecclesiasticarum; his other before the leaves come out. works are published under the title of Lucubra- H. puniceus, with large spear-shaped waved tions. He died in 1572.

leaves, grows about a foot high, and has flowHADELN, a fertile district of Hanover, at' ers of a yellowish red color. These are suceedthe mouth of the Elbe, forming a part of the pro- ed by berries, which are of a beautiful red color vince of Bremen. It has on its confines the Elbe, when ripe. This species should be constantly and the territory of Hamburgh, and has an area kept in a dry stove." These plants are natives of of about 126 square miles. Population 16,000. the Cape of Good Hope, and do not propagate

HADERSLEBEN, a district of Danish Sles- very fast in Europe, their roots seldom putting wick, 680 square miles in extent, and contain- forth many off-sets. The best method of managing 35,000 inhabitants. The number of parishes ing them is to have a bed of good earth in a is sixty.

bricked pit, where they may be covered with HADERSLEBEN, a town of the above district, glasses, and in hard frost with mats and straw. situated on a bay of the Little Belt. Population The earth in the frame should be two feet deep, 3200. It has a harbour for sinall vessels, and and the frame should rise two feet above the sursome trade; but the principal means of its sup- face, to allow height for the flower-stems to grow. port is the passage to Funen. Twenty-four The roots should be planted nine or ten inches miles east of Ribe.

asunder; and in winter, if they are protected HADES, sometimes signifies the invisible from frost, and not suffered to have too much regions of the dead, sometimes the place of the wet, but in mild weather exposed to the air, damned, and sometimes the grave. In Greek they will flower every year, and the flowers authors it signifies the regions of the dead. See will be much stronger than with any other manHELL.

agement. HADLEY, a town of Suffolk, seated on the HÆMATEMESIS, in medicine, from alua, Preston. It has a handsome church, a chapel of blood, and fuéw, I vomit, signifies a vomiting of ease, and a Presbyterian meeting-house. Large blood. The causes of hæmatemesis have been the quantities of yarn are spun for the Norwich subject of much speculation. The time of life in manufacture. On the top of the steeple, which which it principally occurs, and the circumstance affords a fine view of Essex, there is an iron pot of being peculiar to the female sex, induced phyoriginally placed there as a beacon.

sicians to imagine that it was intimately conHADRAMAUT, a province of Arabia, occu- nected with the menstrual flux, the suppression pying the southern coast upon the Indian Ocean, of which has generally been considered as the from Yemen to Ommon. Many of the hilly sole cause of the disease; it has been said to be districts are fertile, and this, along with the a hæmorrhage vicarious of the menses. Dr. Culprovince of Yemen, formed the Arabia Felix of len, after stating that a plethora in the vessels of the ancients. Since trade has flowed in other the stomach, where there is a general plethoric directions, Hadramaut has fallen into a state of state of the habit, although it might be supposed great decline. It continues, however, to export to give rise to hæmatemesis, is in fact not found

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