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To give a general idea of the art of forming glass feet in a cylindrical form. It is then carried in vessels, it will be necessary to choose some one as the fire, and the operation of blowing repeated till an example; for this purpose we have selected a the metal is stretched to the dimensions required, decanter, fig. 6. To form this the glass-blower, the side to which the pipe is fixed diminishing or a boy whý assists himn, introduces his blowing- gradually till it ends in a pyramidal forın; but, in iron A Through the side aperture in the mouth of order to bring both ends nearly to the same diathe furnace, and dipping it into the melted glass, nueter, while the glass continues flexible, a small he turns it round at the same time, so as to gather portion of hot metal is added to the pipe; the a sina!) quantity of glass at the end of it. Then, whole is drawn out with a pair of iron pincers, and taking it from the furnace, he rolls it on the iron the same end is cut off with a little cold water as plate or marble dab, as represented on the right before. hand side of the vignette; the boy is seen not far The cylinder thus open at one end is returned from him.

to the inouth of the furnace, where it is cut by When he has, by repeating this operation two or the aid of cold water, after which it is gradually three times, accumulated a suificiency of metal heated on an earthen table, in order to unfold its to form the vessel, he blows through the tube, as length, while the workman with an iron tool al. represented in the centre of the vignette. By this ternately raises and depresies the two halves of means the glass is inflated like a bladder, fig. 4: the cylinder: by this process, the latter accommo. and by rolling it again on the slab, it is brought dates itself to the same flat form in to the proper size. The artizan now seats hiinself Plate-glass is the last and most valuable kind, in the seat represented behind each workman, and and is thus called from its being cast in plates or placing his blowing-pipe across the two pieces of large sheets: it is almost exclusively employed ijr wood, wbich are exactly similar to the elbows of mirrors or looking-glasses, and for the windows of an arm-chair, he rolls the pipe along the arms carriages. with his left hand, while he forms the glass vessel, Plate-glass was formerly blown; but that method which projects over the arın with the pliers held having been found very conv

nvenient, casting Fas in the right hand. This operation is sepu at the inrented; nainely, the liquid metal is conveyed left hand of the vignette. At the saine time that from the furnace to a large table, on which it is he holds the vessel in the plier D, as shewn in fig. poured, and all excrescences, or bubbles, are im 3, he turns it round by rolling the blowing-iron. mediately removed by a roller that is swiftly passed By this means it is made truly circular. The end

over it.

It is then apnealed in the manner already is flattened to make the bottom of the decanter, by referred to. the flat blade of the pliers pressed against it, while it is turning round. It is to be observed, that the

GLASS (Painting in). The ancient manner of pliers or any tools which are to touch the glass, painting in glass was very simple: it consisted in must be rubbed with bees-wax, or the cold metal the mere arrangement of pieces of glass of differ. would crack the glass. When these proceedings ent colours in some sort of symmetry, and cousti have brought the decanter to the state of fig. 3, tuted what is now called Mosaic work. (See Nothe boy brings the rod B with a small portion of SAIC). In process of time they came to attempt glass at the end; sticking it to the bottom of the more regular designs, and also to represent õigures ressel, the workman touches the neck with a piece heightened with all their shades: yet they pro of cold iron, and the glass instantly separates from ceeded no farther than the contours of the figures the blowing-pipe. The boy then hears the glass in black with water-colours, and hatching the at the furnace mouth; and when he returns it the draperies after the same manner on glasses of the workman opens the mouth of the decanter with the colour of the object they designed to paint. For point of the pliers, as at fig. 5. The rings on the the carnation they used glass of a bright red coneck are put on by the boy bringing a piece of lour; and upon this they drew the principal lineae hot glass, a, tig. 6, and rolling it round the neck :

ments of the face, &c, with black. At length, the then cutting it off by the shears E, and smoothing taste for this sort of painting improving considerit by the pliers, the decanter is broken off from ably, and the art being found applicable to the the rod B, and the operation is completed. An. adorning of churches, palaces, &c. they found out other boy now carries it by putting a long stick means of incorporating the colours in the glass into the mouth, and thus conveys it into the top itself, by heating them in the fire to a proper decompartment of the furnace over the vault. The gree, having first laid on the colours. A French manner of doing this is shewn at the left-hand side painter at Marseilles is said to have given the first of the furnace. Here the glass remains several notion of this improvement, upon going to Rome hours at a considerable heat, until it is thoroughly under the pontificate of Julius 11.; but Albert annealed, and loses that britileness which it would Durer and Lucas of Leyden were the first that have without such an operation. A common

carried it to any height. glass bottle for wine is first brought to the state of This art, however, has frequently met with much K, fig. 7. This is placed in the mould GH, the interruption, and sometimes been almost totally two halves of which are shut down together, and lust; of which Mr. Walpole gives the following the ring b put over the handles kk to keep it shut. account in his Anecdotes of Painting in England: The workman then blows through his tube B, and

“ The first interruption given to it was by the re inilates the glass so as to fill the mould: by this formation, which banished the art out of churches; means all the bottles will be of one size.

yet it was in some manner kept up in the escuta Watch-glasses are made by first blowing a hol. cheons of the nobility and gentry in the windors low globe, the proper radius for the glasses; then of their seats. Towards the end of queen Elizaby touching it with the iron ring, fig. 8. This cracks beth's reigai, indeed, it was omitted eren there; out a watch-glass in an instant. The same globe yet the practice did not entirely cease. Tl:e chapel will make several glasses.

of our Lady at Warwick was ornamented aner Window or table.glass is worked nearly in the by Robert Dudley earl of Leicester and bis count: manner ahore described: the workman blows and ess, and the cipher of the glass-painter's name yet Manages the metal, so that it extends two or three reinains, with the date 1574; and in some of the

Chapels at Oxford the art again appears, dating mix them. For blue, take powder of blue itself in 1622, by the hand of no contemptible pound; nitre, half a pound; inix them and grind master.

them well together. For carnation, take red “I could supply eren this gap of 48 years by chalk, eight ounces; iron scales, and litharge of many dates on Flemish glass: but nobody ever silver, of cach two ounces; gum arabic, half an supposed that the secret was lost so early as the ounce; dissolve in water, griod all together for reign of James I.; and that it has not perished half an hour as stiff as you can; then pæt it in since will be erideot from the following series, a glass and stir it well, and let it stand to settle teaching to the present bour.

fourteen days. For green, take red lead, one “ The portraits io the windows of the library at pound; scales of copper, one pound; ud fint, five All Souls, Oxford. In the chapel at Queen's Col pounds; divide them into three parts, and add to lege there are twelve windows, dated 1518. P. C. them as much nitre; pat them into a crucible, and a cipher on the painted glass in the chapel at melt them with a strong fire; and when it is cold Warwick, 1574. The windows at Wadham-cole powder it, and grind it on a porphyry. For gold leze; the drawing pretty gooil, and the colours colour, take silver, an ounce; antimony, balf an fide, by Bernard Van Linge, 1629. Jo tbe chapet ounce; melt them in a crucible; then pound the at Lincoln's Inn, a window, with the name Bernard mass to powder, and grind it on a copper plate; 1623. This was probably the preceding Van add to it yellow ochre, or brick-dust calcined Linge. In the church of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, again, fiiteen ounces, and grind them well togetwo windows by Baptista Sutton, 1634. The win- ther with water. For purple, take minium, ons dows in the chapel at University-college, Henry pound; brown stone, one pound; white dint, five Giles pinxit 1687. At Christ-church, Isaac Oli- pounds; divide them into three parts, and add to rer, aged 8+, 1700. Window in Merton-chapel, them as much nitre as one of the parts; raicine, William Price, 1700. Windows at Queen's New- melt, and grind it as you did the green. For red, college, and Maudlin, by William Price, the son, take jet, four ounces; litharge of silver, tive now living, whoge coluurs are fine, whose drawing ounces; red chalk, one ounce; powder them fine, is good, and whose taste in ornaments and Mosaic and mix them. For white, take jet, two parts; is far superior to any of his predecessors; is equal white flint, ground on a glass very fine, one part; to the antiqne, to the good Italian masters, and mix them. For yellow, take Spanish brown, ten only surpassed by his own singular modesty. parts; leaf-silver, one part; antimony, half a part;

"It may not be unwelcome to the curious reader put all into a crucible, and calcine them well. to see sune anecdotes of the revival of taste for In the windows of ancient churches, &c. there painted glass in England. Price, as we have said, are to be seen the most beautiful and vivid colours was the only painter in that stile for many years imaginable, which far exceed any of those used by in England. Afterwards one Rowell, a plumber the moderns, not so much because the secret of at Rzading, did some things, particularly for the making those colours is entirely lost, as that the late Henry earl of Pembroke; but Ronell's colours moderns will not yo to the charye of them, nor be 8000 vanished. At last he found out a very dura- at the necessary pains, by rcason that this sort of ble and beautiful red; but he died in a year for painting is not now so much in esteem as formertwo, and the secret with hiin. A man at Birming. ly. Those beautiful works, which were made in han began the same art in 1758 or 1757, and the glass-houses, were of two kinds. fitted up a window for lord Lyttelton in the church In some, the colour was diffused through the of Hagley, but soon broke. A little after him, one whole substance of the glass. In others, which Peckitt at York began the same business, and has were far the most cominon, the colour was only made good proficiency. A few lovers of that art on one side, scarce penetrating within the subcollected some dispersed pares from ancient build. stance above one-third of a line; though this was ings, particularly the latc lord Cobham, who erect. more or less according to the nature of the coed a Gothic tenplc at Stowe, and filled it with lour, the yellow being always found to enter the arms of the old nobility, &c. About the year 1753 deepest. These last, though rot so strong and one Asciotti, an Italian, who had married a Flemish beautiful as the forıner, were of more advantage woman, brought a parcel of painted glass from to the workmen, by reason that on the same glass, Flanders, and sold it for a few guineas to the hon. though already coloured, they could show other Mr. Bateman of Old Windsor. Upon that I sent kinds of colours where there was occasion to emAsciolti again to Flanders, who brought me 450 broider draperies, enrich them with foliages, or pieces, for which, including the expence of bis represent other ornaments of gold, silver, &c. journey, I paid him 36 guincas. His wife made In order to this, they made use of emery, grindmore jonrneys for the same purpose ; and sold hering or wearing down the surface of the glass till cargoes to one Palmer, a glazier in St. Martin's, such time as they were got throngh the colour to lane, who immediately raised the price to one, the clear glass. This done, they applied the two, or five guineas for a single piece, and fitted proper colours on the other side of the glass. tp entire windows with them, and with mosaics of By these means, the new colours were hindred from plain glass of different colours. In 1761 Paterson, running and mixing with the former, when they an auctioneer at E-sex-house in the Strand, exhic exposed the glasses to the fire, as will appear bited the two first auctions of painted glass, im- hereafter. When indeed the ornaments were to po ted in like manner from Flanders. All this appear wbite, tile glass was only bared of its co. manufacture consisted in rounds of scripture- lour with emery, without tinging the place with stories, stained in black and yeilow, or in small any colour at all; and this was the manner by figures of black and white; birds and flowers in which they wrought their lights and heightenings colours, and Flemish coats of arms."

on all kinds of colour. The colours used in painting or staining of glass The first thing to be done, in order to paint or are very different from those used in painting ein stain glass in the modern way, is to design, and ther in water or oil colours. For black, tak2 scales even colour the whole subject on paper. Then of iro, one oance; scales of copper, one ounce; they choose such pieces of glass as are clear, eren, jet, half an ounce; reduce them to po:vder, ani and smooth, and proper to receive the several parts; and proceed to distribute the design itself, let the paper be placed under a frame secured in or the paper it is drawn on, into pieces suitable to an immoveable position during the operation. The those of the glass, always taking care that the glasses blocks being accurately squared, all exacily of the may join in the contours of the figures and the same dimensions, and each nicely fitting the frame, folds of the draperies; that the carnations and cannot, in passing through it to deliver their seve. other finer parts may not be impaired by the lead ral impressions, make the smallest deviation froin with which the pieces are tu be joined together. their intended places, but must produce an exact The distribution being made, they inark all the picture—at least on the paper. glasses as well as papers, that they may be known To transfer that impression to glass, is, indeed, again: which done, applying every part of the a work of nicety and difficulty. Were it not for design upon the glass intended for it, they copy some smaller strokes which must necessarily be in or transfer the design upon this glass with the wood, the entire impression might in the outset be black colour diluted in gum-water, by tracing and made on the glass itself, without any interventio: following all the lines and strukes as they appear of paper; since experience has proved to the caithrough the glass with the point of a pencil. lico-printers that the great masses of colour can

Wien these strokes are well dried, wiich will not be successfully delivered from wood; wherehappen in about two days, the work being only in fore they are obliged, in those parts of their patblack and white, they give it a slight wash over terns, to use bits of smooth worn-out beaver-bat, with urine, gum arabic, and a little black; and which inight very well be pressed on the glassrepeat it several times, according as the shades plate. are desired to be beightened; with this precaution, However, from what we every day see effected never to apply a new wash till the foriner is suffi. in the case of prints affixed to glass without any cently dried. This done, the lights and risings of the paper remaining, and also of copper-plate are given by rubbing off the colour in the respec. embellishments upon porcelain and queen's ware, tive places with a wooden point, or the handle of we doubt not that the picture, while fresh, may, the pencil.

by well-managed pressure, be transferred from the As to the other colours above mentioned, they paper to an even plate of ground glass coated with are used with gum-water, much as in painting in a proper gluten which shall not, at least not mateminiature; taking care to apply them lightly, for rially, offuscate its transparency: and experiment fear of effacing the outlines of the design; or even, must determine whether the paper may afterward for the greater security, to apply them on the be gently drawn or peeled off, or musi be burned other sile; especially yellow, which is very pero away, or destroyed by a corrosive liquid, if any nicious to the other colours, by blending there. such can be found which will not injure the cowith. And here too, as in pieces of black and lours. white, particular regard must always be had not Suppose, however, the operation of remoring to lay colour on colour, or put on a new lay, till the paper to be satisfactorily performed, proceed such time as the former is well dried.

we now to secure the indelibility of the picture. When the painting of all the pieces is finished, Lei a square plate of cast-iron, an inch or two they are carried to the furnace to anneal or bake in thickness, and as level and smouth as possia the colours. See ENAMELLING.

ble, be furnished on every side with a metal ledge Having often been delighted with the grand rising an inch or more in height, which ought to efect produced by the windows of stained glass in be in two separate pieces, the one permanently old churches and monasteries, we have regretted fastened to the plate, the other capable of being that such line and durable colouring should, in se removed at pleasure, for the purpose of laying in inany cases, have been prostituted upon wretched and taking out the glass without violence. designs inferior to the productions of our sign-post Within that ledge let the glass be fitted, closely daubers. We have wished that some mole could touching it on every side, and lying with the be devised of copying and multiplying pictures painted surface uppermost. Upon this lay anupon glass—sume mechanical mode, which should other plate of glass, fitted in the same manner. require the aid of the artist in the first instance Let, now, the metal frame, with the inclosed only, an leave all the subsequent operations to be glasses, be exposed to the action of fire until the performed by inferior hands, as in the case of glass plates, without being melted to absolute copper-plate printing. Portraits at least, on a fluidity, shall nevertheless become sufficiently soft single piece of glass, which should perpetuate the to coalesce into one body under a strong pressure. features of great men and beautiful women, secure The body wbich conveys the pressure, and lies in from that decay of colour and of canvas which has immediate contact with the glass, must equally fit already begun to obliterate the finest paintings of and completely ill the entire space between the the greatet artists whom the world has ever pro. ledges, that there be no room for the soft glass to duced, might possibly be produced in the follow. spread in any direction. ng way :

Those who have witnessed the process pursued Suppose, after the outline of a likeness is drawn, in softening tortoise-shell in the fire, and pressing that blocks were cut from it after the same manner it into the various shapes of snuft-boxes, étuis, &c. as for callicoes, or paper-hangings, only with &c. will not conceive much difficulty in this use superior ricety, and in greater number for the of the glass. It may be managed by the aid of a pirpose of multiplying and better blending the tints. machine somewhat similar to, but more powerful

Enamellers must deterinine what shall be the than, a common printing-press, with a solid metal proper substances for the different colours, and platine, to fit and fill the frame, as above; though with what liquid they shall be moistened, that they much better contrivances may be found among may be readily taken up by the blocks, and thence the inultifarious engines employer at Birmingham transferred to another body by pressure.

for tbe purposes of coining, and striking the heavy From these blocks, and with these colours, let dies, than any we can possibly suggest. In what. the figure be printed on paper; and, to prevent ever manner the two classcz may be pressed 11:10 inaccuracy in bringing the separate pails, ('nt on union, the united body may be a terrard ground the different blochs, to unite inio a complete alole, and polia.

GLASS (Muscovy). See Mica.

GLASSMAN. s. (glass and man.) One who GLASSES (Musical). See ARMONICA and sells glass (Swift). EUPHON.

GLASSMETAL. s. (glass and metal.) Glass Glasses (Optical). See Lens, MIRROR, in fusion (Bacon). Optics, &c.

GLA'SSWORK. s. (glass and work.) MaGLASS (Burning). See BURNING GLASS. nufacture of glass (Bacon). GLASS (Cupping). See SURGERY.

GLASSWORT s. A plant; saltwort (Mil.), GLASS WORT. See SALSOLA.

GLASSY. a. (from glass.) 1. Made of GLASS (Hour). A glass used in measur- glass; vitreous (Bacon). 2. Resembling glass, ing time by the filux of sand (Shakspeare); as in sinoothness or lustre, or brittleness (SanGlass signifies, farther. 1. The destined dys). tune of man's life (Chapmun). 2. A cup of

GLASTONBURY, a town of Somerglass used to drink in (Philips). 3. The setshire, with a market on Tuesday. It is quantity of wine usually contained in a glass ; seated near a high hill called the Tor, and a draught (Taylor). 4. A perspective glass is noted for a fainous abbey, some magni(Dryden).

ficent ruins of which are still remaining ; but Glass. a. Vitreous ; made of glass (Shaks.). they have been much diminished for the sake

To Glass. v. d. 1. To see as in a glass; to of the stones : however, the carious strucrepresent as in a glass or mirror: not in use ture called the abbot's kitchen is entire, and is (Sydney). 2. To case in glass (Shakspeare). of a very unusual contrivance. The only ma3. To cover with glass; to glaze (Buyle).

nufacture here is stockings; but the chief supGlass, in surgery, is sometimes employed port of the place is the resort of people to see by surgeons when roughly powdered, as an es- the ruins of the abbey. The George Inn was. charotic to opacities of the cornea.

formerly called the Abbot's Inn, because it was Glass OF ANTIMONY. See OXIDUM a receptacle for the pilgrims that came to the STIBII VITREUM.

abbey. It was pretended that the bodies of GLASS-WORT (Snail-seeded). See Kali. Joseph of Arimathea, of king Arthur, and

GLASS-SHAPED, in botany. See Cyathi- of king Edward the Confessor, were buried FORM.

here. Glastonbury has two churches. Lat. GLASS (John, M.A.), a minister of the 51.8 N. Lon. 2. 40 W. church of Scotland, and founder of a sect, GLASTONBURY THORN, in botany. See called, in Scotland, Glassites, and in England, CRATÆGUS. Sandeinanians; was born at Dundee, in 1638. GLATZ, a strong town of Bohemia, and He was educated at St. Andrew's, and obtained capital of a county of the same name. Lat. a church near the place of his birth. In 1727 50. 25 N. Lon. 16.50 E. he published a work to prove that the civil es- GLAUBER (John Rudolph), an industritablishment of religion is inconsistent with ous chemist, was born in Germany. After Christianity, for which he was deposed; on passing a considerable time in travel he settled which he became the father of a sect. He at Amsterdam, about the middle of the sevenwrote several controversial tracts, which were teenth century. He wrote a nuinber of works, published in four vols. 8vo. at Edinburgh. He mostly infecied with the enigmatical jargon died at Duncee in 1773.

and unintelligible theory of the hermetic phiGlass (John), son of the above, was born losophy, yet containing some useful facis in at Dundee in 1725. He was bred a surgeon, true chemistry, and some processes of his own but afterwards became captain of a merchant invention. His name is perpetuated in the vessel belonging to London. In 1763 he took purgative neutral salt called Glauber's, com. his wife and daughter to the Brazils; and in posed of the sulphuric acid and soda; a valua1765 sailed for London, having with him his ble remedy, brit, together with others of his family and all his property. When he was invention, extolled by himself to an extravawithin sight of Ireland, four of his seamen gant degree. He kept several of his medicines formed a conspiracy and murdered him; his secret, and made advantage of them as noswife and daughter, the mate, one seaman, and trums. Of his works an abridged collection two boys. Having loaded the boat with dol- was made in German, which was translated lars, they sunk the ship, and landed at Ross, into English in 1689; but they are now conand proceeded to Dublin, where they were ap- signed to oblivion. prehended and executed. Glass was a man of GLAUBER's salt. Sulphat of Soda. (See talents. He published a work in one vol. 410. SODA). It is found native; and, according to intitled, A Description of Teneriffe.

Bergman, it contains sulphuric acid, soda, and GLASSFURNACE. s. (glass and furnace.) water, in the proportions of 27*15.58; that is, A furnace in which glass is made by liqueface when saturated with water of crystallization. tion (Locke).

When efflorescent, the native Glauber's GLASSGAZING. a. (gluss and gazing.) salt contains, beside pure sulphat of soda, Finical :

: often contemplating himself in a soine oxyd of iron, and portions of muriat mirror (Shakspeare).

and carbönat of soda. It is found in old salt. GLASSGRINDER. s. (glass and grinder.) mines, on the borders of the salt lakes in dif. One whose trade is to polish and grind glass. ferent parts of the world, and on the surface of

GLASSHOUSE. s. (gless and house.) A peat-mosses in France. It is also held in sohouse where glass is manufactured (Addison). lution in the Natron-lakes of Egypt, and the VOL. V.


mineral springs of Carlsbad. Glauber's salt nia, a village of Bæotia. He prevented his easily dissolves in water, and shoots into long mares from having any commerce with tho and beautiful crystals, which contain a large stallions, in the expectation that they would quantity of water; in consequence of which become swister in running; upon which Venus they undergo the aqueous fasion, when ex- inspired the mares with such fury, that they' posed to heat. This salt, on account of its effi- tore his body to pieces as he returned from cacy as a pargative, was formerly held in the the games, which Adrastus had celebrated in highest esteem, and was denominated sal mira- honour of his father. He was buried near bile Glauberi. It has been used in some coun- Potnia (Hygin. Virg.) 4. A son of Minos II. tries as a substitute for soda in the manufacture and Pasiphae, who was sinothered in a cask of of white glass.

honey, and miraculously brought to life by GLAUCIUM. Horned poppy. In bota- means of an herb, which had previously beer ny, a genus of the class polyandria, order mo- seen by a goothsayer, named Polyidus, to renogynia ; calyx two-leaved ; petals four; silique animate a serpent (Apollod. Hygin.) 5. A superior, linear, two-celled, two or three son of Epytus, who succeeded his father on the valved; seeds numerous dotted. Four species: throne of Messenia, about ten centuries before three of them common to the sandy shores and the Angustan age. He introduced the worship fields of our own country, and one a native of of Jupiter among the Dorians, and was the Japan.

first who offered sacrifices to Machaon, ther' GLAUCO'MA. (glaucoma, głabywa, yungo son of Æsculapius (Paus.) xos, blue, because of the eye becoming of a blue GLAVE. s. (glaive, Fr.) A broad sword; or sea-green colour.) An opacity of the vitre. a falchion (Fairfax). ouis hamour of the eye which it is difficult to as- T.GLAVER.v.n. (glare, Welsh, flattery) certaint, and which is only to be known by a To flatter; to wheedle (L'Estrange). very attentive examination of the eye-bal). GŁAUX, in botany, a genus of the pen.

GEA'UCOPIS. Wattle-bird. In zoology, tandrian monogynian class and order. Natural a genus of the class aves, order picæ. Bill order of cakcanthemæ. Salicariæ, Jussieu. incurrate, arched, the lower mandible shorter Essential character: calyx one-leafed, bella and carunculate, beneath at the base ; nostrils shaped; corolless; capsule one-celled, five depressed, half coloured with a subcartilaginons valied, five-sceded. There is only ene species, membrane ; tongue subcartilaginous, split, and viz. G. maritima, sea milk-wort, or black saitfringed at the top; feet ambulatory. One wort. It is common on the sea-coast, and on species only. G. cinerea ; cinereous watıle- salt marshes at a distance from the sea; it is bird. Inhabits New Zealand; fifteen inches a beautiful little plant, enlivening large tracts long, walks on the ground, and seldom perches of the dreary situations where it is found; the on trees; feeds on berries, insects, and small whole plant is succulent, and salt to the taste. birds; makes a hissing and murmuring noise : To GLAZE. v. a. (to glass, only accidental Alesh good. See Nat. Hist. Pl. CXXIV. ly varied.) 1. To farnish with windows of

GLAUCUS. Ancient writers have record- glass (Bacon). 2. To cover with glass, as potcd many of this name, of whom the following ters do their earthen ware. 3. To overlay with are the most celebrated: 1. A son of Hippo- something shining and pellueid (Grew). lochus, the son of Bellerophon. He assisted GLAZIER. s. (corrupted from glasier, or Priam in the 'Trojan war, and had the simplici- glassier, of glass.) One whose trade is to ty to exchange his golden suit of armour with make glass windows (Gay). Diorneiles for an iron one, whence came the GLAZIE X’s VICE, is an instrument for proverb of Glauci et Diomedis permutatio, t.drawing lead. We bave given a figure of it at express a foolish purchase. He behared with Pl. 76, fig. 4, where PG, CH, are two axles much courage, and was killed by Ajax (Homer.) running in the frame KL, ML; C, D, two 2. A fisherman of Anthedon, in Bæotia, son wheels of iron case-liardened, if inetr broad, of Neptune and Nais, or according to others, and of the thickness of a pane of glass; these of Polybius, the son of Mercury. As he was wheels are fixed to the axles, and run very fishing, he observed that all the fishes which near one another, their distance not excecuing he laid on the grass received fresti rigour as one-tenth of an inch: across their edges several they touched the ground, and immediately es- nicks are cut, the better to draw the lead caped fro:n bim by leaping into the sea. Hav- through. E, F, are two pinions, each of ing perceived the grass or which he laid the twelve leaves, turning one another and yoing Ashes to inspire them with freslı vigour, and to "pon the ends of the axles, which are square, cause them io leap into the sea, he looked, and being kept fast there by the nuts P, Q, which instantly desired io inhabit the sea. He there. are screwed fast with a key. A, B, are two fore leaped into it, and was made a sea deity checks of iron, case-hardened, and fixed on by Oceanus and Tethys, at the request of the each side to the case with screws; these are cut yods. After this transformation, he becanie with an opening near the two wheels, and set enamoured of the Nereid Scylla, whose ingra- so near to the wheels as to leave a space equat itude was severely punished by Circe. He is to the thickness of the lead; so that between represented with a long beard, dishevelled bair, the wheels and the cheeks there is left a hole and shaggy eye-brows, and with the tail of a of the form represented at N, which is the fish. 3. A son of Sisyphus, king of Corintii, shape of the lead when cut through. The

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