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ecliptic, tropics, polar circles, horizon, and ninetieth degree of the quadrant on the proper brazen meridian, are exactly alike on both globes, pole, turn the quadrant about, until its graduated the former problems concerning the sun are edge cuts the star; then the number of degrees solved in the same way. The method also of in the quadrant between the ecliptic and the rectifying the globe is the same. Observe also star, is its latitude; and the degree of the eclipthat the sun's place for any day of the year tic cut by the quadrant, is the star's longitude, stands directly over that day on the horizon of reckoned according to the sign in which the quathe celestial globe, as on the terrestrial,

drant then is. The latitude and longitude of the stars, and of Prob. III. To represent the face of the starry all other celestial phenomena, are reckoned dif- firmament, as, seen from any given place of the ferently from that of places on the earth : for all earth, at any hour of the night.-Rectify the terrestrial latitudes are reckoned from the equa- celestial globe for the given latitude, the zenith, tor; and longitudes from the meridian of some and sun's place in every respect, as taught by remarkable place; but all astronomers reckon the sixteenth problem for the terrestrial ; and the latitudes of the heavenly bodies from the turn it about, until the index points to the given ecliptic; and their longitudes from the equinoc- hour; then the upper hemisphere of the globe tial colure, in that semicircle of it which cuts the will represent the visible half of the heaven for ecliptic at the beginning of Aries; and thence that time; all the stars upon the globe being eastward, quite round; so that stars between the then in such situations as exactly correspond to equinoctial and the northern half of the ecliptic, those in the heaven. And, if the globe be placed have north declination and south latitude: those duly north and south, every star in the globe will between the equinoctial and the southern half of point toward the like star in the heaven : by the ecliptic have south declination and north which means the constellations and remarkable latitude; and all between the tropics and poles, stars may be easily known; all those stars under have declinations and latitudes of the same de- the upper part of the brazen meridian, between nomination.

the south point of the horizon and the north pole, There are six great circles on the celestial are at their greatest altitude, if the latitude of globe, which cut the ecliptic perpendicularly, the place be north ; but if the latitude be south and meet in two opposite points in the polar those stars which lie under the upper part of circles; which points are each ninety degrees the meridian, between the north point of the from the ecliptic, and are called its poles. These horizon and the south pole, are at their greatest polar points divide those circles into twelve altitude. semicircles, which cut the ecliptic at the begin Prob. IV. The latitude of the place, and day ning of the twelve signs. They resemble so of the month, being given ; to find the time when many meridians on the terrestrial globe ; and, as any known star will rise, or be upon the meridian, all places which lie under any particular me or set.-Having rectified the globe, turn it about ridian semicircle on that globė have the same until the given star comes to the eastern side of longitude, so all those points of the heaven the horizon, and the index will show the time of through which any of the above semicircles are the star's rising ; then turn the globe westward, drawn have the same longitude. And, as the and, when the star comes to the brazen meridian, greatest latitudes on the earth are at the north the index will show the time of the star's coming and south poles of the earth, so the greatest lati- to the meridian of your place; lastly, turn on, tudes in the heaven; are at the north and south until the star comes to the western side of the poles of the ecliptic.

horizon, and the index will show the time of the For the division of the stars into constella- star's setting. N. B. In northern latitudes, those tions, &c., see ASTRONOMY.

stars which are less distant from the north pole Prob. I. To find the right ascension and decli- than the quantity of its elevation above the north nation of the sun or any fixed star.-Bring the point of the horizon never set; and those which sun's place in the ecliptic to the brazen meridian : are less distant from the south pole than the then that degree in the equinoctial which is cut number of degrees by which it is depressed beby the meridian is the sun's right ascension ; and low the horizon never rise; and vice versâ in that degree of the meridian which is over the southern latitudes. sun's place is his declination. Bring any fixed Prob. V. To find at what time of the year a star to the meridian, and its right ascension will given star will be upon the meridian at a given be cut by the meridian in the equinoctial; and hour of the night. Bring the given star to the the degree of the meridian that stands over it is upper semicircle of the brass meridian, and set its declination.

the index to the given hour; then turn the globe, So that right ascension and declination, on the until the index points to twelve at noon, and the celestial globe, are found in the same manner as upper semicircle of the meridian will then cut longitude and latitude on the terrestrial. the sun's place, answering to the day of the year

Prob. II. To find the latitude and longitude of sought; which' day may be easily found against any star.-If the given star be on the north side the like place of the sun among the signs on the of the ecliptic, place the ninetieth degree of the wooden horizon. quadrant of altitude on the north pole of the PROB. VI. The latitude, day of the month, ecliptic, where the twelve semicircles meet, and azimuth of any known star being given ; to which divide the ecliptic into the twelve signs; find the hour of the night.-Having rectified the but if the star be on the south side of the ecliptic, globe for the latitude, zenith, and sun's place, lay place the ninetieth degree of the quadrant on the quadrant of altitude to the given degree of the south pole of the ecliptic. Keeping the azimuth in the horizon: then turn the globe on

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its axis, until the star comes to the graduated westward; and as the said mark comes to the edge of the quadrant; and when it does, the eastern side of the horizon, to the brazen meindex will point out the hour of the night. ridian, and to the western side of the horizon,

Prob. VII. The latitude of the place, the day the index will show at what time the planet of the month, and altitude of any known star, rises, comes to the meridian, and sets, in the being given; to find the hour of the night.-Rec- same manner as it would do for a fixed star. tify the globe as in the former problem, guess at For an explanation of the harvest moons by the hour of the night, and turn the globe until a globe, and the equation of time. See Astrothe index points at the supposed hour; then lay NOMY, Index. the graduated edge of the quadrant of altitude GLOBE AMARANTH. See GoxPureNA. over the known star; and, if the degree of the GLOBE ANIMALCULE. See ANIMALCULE. star's height in the quadrant upon the globe

GLOBE DAISY. See SPHÆRANTHUS. answers exactly to the degree of the star's ob GLOBE Fish. See OSTRACION. served altitude in the heaven, you have guessed GLOBE Flower. See SPHÆRANTHUS. exactly: but if the star on the globe is higher

GLOBE RANUNCULUS. See TROLLIUS. or lower than it was observed to be in the heaven, GLOBE THISTLE. See EchINOPS. turn the globe backwards or forwards, keeping GLOBULARIA, globular blue daisy, a genus the edge of the quadrant upon the star, until its of the monogynia order, and tetrandria class of centre comes to the observed altitude in the plants : natural order forty-eighth, aggregatæ : CAL. quadrant; and then the index will show the true common imbricated; proper tubulated inferior; time of night.

the upper lip of the Aorets bipartite, the under Prob. VIII. An easy method for finding the one tripartite ; the receptacle paleaceous. There hour of the night by any two known stars, without are several species; but only one is commonly knowing either their altitude or azimuth ; and then to be met with in our gardens, viz. the of finding both their altitude and azimuth, and G. vulgaris, or common blue daisy. It has thereby the true meridian.—Tieone end of a thread broad thick radical leaves three-parted at the to a common musket bullet; and, having rectified ends, upright stalks from about six to ten or the globe as above, hold the other end of the twelve inches high, garnished with spear-shaped thread in your hand, and carry it slowly round leaves, and the top crowned by a globular head betwixt your eye and the starry heaven, until you of fine blue flowers composed of many florets in find it cuts any two known stars at once. Then, one cup. It flowers in June, and makes a good guessing at the hour of the night, turn the globe appearance : but thrives best in a moist shady until the index points to that time in the hour situation. It is propagated by parting the roots circle ; which done, lay the graduated edge of in September. the quadrant over any one of these two stars on GLOCKNER, one of the highest mountains the globe which the thread cut in the heaven. in Europe, on the confines of Salzburg, the If the said edge of the quadrant cuts the other Tyrol, and Carinthia, is computed to be 12,760 star also, you have guessed the time exactly; feet above the level of the sea. It stands in but if it does not, turn the globe slowly back- long. 12° 51' 40" E., lat. 47° 4' 33" N. wards or forwards, until the quadrant (kept upon GLOGAU, a large district or principality of either star) cuts them both through their centres : Silesia, contiguous to Prussian Poland, and Luand then the index will point out the exact time satia. Its territorial extent is 1826 square miles

, of the night; the degree of the horizon cut by and the Oder traverses its whole extent; which the quadrant will be the true azimuth of both is also watered by the Bober. The soil is clayey; these stars from the south; and the stars them- producing corn and flax, and a small quantity of selves will cut their true altitudes in the quad- wine. This principality is now included in the rant: at which moment, if a common azimuth Prussian government of Liegnitz. compass be so set upon a floor or level pave Glogau, or Gnoss GLOGAU, in Silesia, the ment, that these stars in heaven may have the chief place of the foregoing principality, is well same bearing upon it (allowing for the variation of built and strongly fortified. It is situated about the needle) as the quadrant of altitude has in the a mile from the Oder, and contains an elegant wooden horizon of the globe, a thread extended garrison church, erected in 1790, a Lutheran over the north and south points of that compass church and school, a synagogue, a Catholic acawill be directly in the plane of the meridian; demy, and two hospitals. The cathedral stands and if a line be drawn upon the floor pave- on au island formed by the Oder: it was built ment, along the course of the thread, and an up- in 1260. Glogau has cotton and tobacco manuright wire be placed in the southmost end of the factures, and some considerable breweries. It line, the shadow of the wire will fall upon that was taken by the Prussians and its works greatly line when the sun is on the meridian, and shines strengthened in 1741. In 1807 it surrendered upon the pavement.

to the forces of Bavaria and Wirtemberg, and Prob. IX. To find the place of the moon, or was for a considerable time garrisoned by the of any planet; and thereby to show the time of French troops: the inhabitants amount to 9000, its rising, southing, and setting.--Seek in an of whom 2000 are said to be Jews. Thirty-four

. almanack or Ephemeris the geocentric place of miles east of Sagan, and sixty north-west of the moon or planet in the ecliptic, for the given Breslau. day of the month; and according to its longi GLOGAU, Little or Upper, is a town of Situde and latitude, as shown by the ephemeris

, lesia, in the government of Oppeln, inhabitants mark the same with chalk upon the globe. Then, 2200. Twenty-one miles south of Oppeln, and having rectified the globe, turn it round its axis sixty-seven south-east of Breslau.

GLOM'ERATE, v. a.) Lat. glomero, glo GLOʻRIED, adj. Fr. glorie, glorieur, GLOMERA'TION, n. s. Smeratio, glomerosus. Gloʻrious, adj. glorifier; Belg. gloor ;

GLOM'EROUS, adj. To gather into a ball GLO'RIOUSLY, ado. (Lat. gloria, gloriosus, or sphere; a filamentous substance gathered into GLORIFICATION, n. s. glorifico. Glory is a ball is said to be glomerated, but discontinu- GLO'RIFY, v. a. something dazzling ous particles are conglobated. Thus in the Gloʻry, v.n. & n. s. J and diffused or shed human body on this principle the glands are abroad, as radii from a centre; applied figuradivided into conglobate and conglomerate. tively to language, to acts, to states, especially

The rainbow consisteth of a glomeration of small the heavenly; as praise, illustrious achievedrops, which cannot fall but from the air that is ments, exaltation, splendor, &c.; also boastful, very low,

Bacon. ostentatious. The original idea is splendid, dazGLOMME, the largest river of Norway, rises zling light. This word in a religious sense sigin the lake of Stor Scargen, passing by Tonset, nifies adoration and praise, given to God. and Kongswinger, and falls into the Cattegat at If I glorifye my silf, my glorie is naught : my fadir Frederickstadt. It contains several cataracts, is that glorifieth me, whom ye seyen that he is youre the largest of which is at Halsland ; and, when God.

Wiclif. Jon. ix. 1. swelled by the snows and heavy rain, flows with Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afgreat vigor and rapidity. In 1702 it burst its terwards receive me into thy glory. banks and devastated a large extent of country.

Psalm lxxiii. 24. GLOOM. n. s. & v. a. Sax. glomang, twi. Glory to God in the highest.

Luke ii. 14. GLOOM'Ily, adv. (light. Defect of

If God be glorified in him, God shall also glorify GLOOM'INESS, n. s. light; heaviness or

or him in himself, and shall straitway glorify him. GLOOM'y, udj. obscurity : applied to

John xiii. 32.

Whom he justified, them he also glorified. the mind it is a disposition the reverse of ease

Rom. viii. 30. and happiness; a mind tinctured with melan

I shuld have deyd, ye longe time agou : choly feelings and forebodings of evil; pros But Jusu Crist, as ye in bookes finde, pects which present but little of light or hope; Wol that his glory last and be in ininde; a state opposed equally to light or cheerful And for the worship of his moder dere ness,

Yet may I sing 0 Alma loude and clere. Like to the morne, when first her shyning face

Chaucer. The Prioresses Tale. Hath lo the gloomy world itself bewrayed;

No chymist yet the elixir got That same wos fayrest Amoret in place

But glorifies his pregnant pot, Shyning with beauties light, and heavenly virtues If by the way to him befall, grace.

Spenser. Faerie Queene. Some odoriferous thing, or medicinal.
His glist'ring armour made

Donne. A little glooming light much like a shade.

In her the richesse of all heavenly grace,

Spenser. In chiefe degree, are heaped up on hye,
Scarcely had Phæbus in the glooming East And all that else this worlds' enclosure bace
Yet barnessed his fiery-footed team.

Id. Hath great or glorious in mortali eye,
I shall be your faithful guide

Adornes the person of her maiestye.
Through this gloomy covert wide,

Spenser. Faerie Queene.
And not many furlongs thence

Whomsoever they find to be most licentious of life, Is your father's residence.

Milton. desperate in all parts of disobedience and rebellious This the seat,

disposition, him they set up and glorify. Spenser. That we must change for heaven? This mournful This form and manner of glorifying God was not at gloom,

that time first begun ; but received long before, and For that celestial light? Id. Paradise Lost. alledged at that time as an argument for the truth, These were from without

Hooker. The growing miseries, which Adam saw

They were wont, in the pride of their own proceedAlready in part, though hid in gloomiest shade, ings, to glory, that whereas Luther did but blow away To sorrow abandoned.

the roof, and Zuinglius batter but the walls of popish Deep in a cavern dwells the drowsy god,

superstition, the last and hardest work of all remained, Whose gloomy mansion nor the rising sun,

which was to raze up the very ground and foundation Nor setting visits, por the lightsome noon.

of popery.

Id. Dryden's Fables. God is glorified when such his excellency, above all See, he comes : how gloomily he looks! Dryden. things, is with due admiration acknowledged. Id.

The gloominess in wbich sometimes the ininds of Let them look they glory not in mischief, the best men are involved, very often stands in need Nor build their evils on the graves of great men; of such little incitements to mirth and laughter as are for then my guiltless blood must cry against them. apt to disperse melancholy. Addison.

Shakspeare. Thou mak'st the gloomy face of nature gay,

Two such silver currents, when they join, Giv'st beauty to the sun, and pleasure to the day. Do glorify the banks that bound them in. Id.

Id.

Glorious followers, who make themselves as trumNeglect spreads gloominess upon their humour, and

pets of the commendation of those they follow, taint makes them grow sullen and inconversable.

business for want of secrecy. Collier of the Spleen.

And with that word and warning soon was dight, Now warm in love, now with’ring in thy bloom,

Each soldier longing for near coming glory.
Lost in a convent's solitary gloom.
Pope.

Fairfax. The surface of the earth is clearer or gloomier, No place alters the condition of nature : an angel is Just as the sun is bright or more overcast. Td. glorious, though he he upon earth; and man is but

Gloomily retired the spider lives. Thomson. earth though he be above the clouds. Bp. Hall.

Id.

Bacon.

As I

Israel's bright sceptre far less glory brings,

This title of Freeholder is what I most glory us, and There have been fewer friends on earth than kings. what most effectually calls to my mind the happiness of

Cowley. that government under which I live. At opening your eyes, enter upon the day with

Addison's Fre_holder. thanksgiving for the preservation of you the last night, Impartial justice holds her cqual scales, with the glorification of God for the works of the crea Till stronger virtue does the weight incline; tion.

Taylor. If over thee thy glorirus foe prevails;
Then enter into glory, and resume

He now defends the cause that once was thine.
His seat at God's right hand, exalted high

Prior. Above all names in heaven.

Take but the humblest lily of the field,
Milton's Paradise Lost. And, if our pride will to our reason yield,
Old respect,

It must by sure comparison he shown
suppose, toward
your once gloried friend,

That in the regal seat great David's son, My son, now captivate, hither hath informed,

Arrayed in all his robes and types of power, Your younger feet, while mine cast back with age Shines with less glory than that simple flower. Id. Came lagging after.

Id. Agonistes. A smile plays with a surprising agreeableness in the Such did the manna's sacred dew distil

eye, breaks out with the brightest distinction, and sits White and entire, although congealed and chill

like a glory upon the countenance. Congealed on earth ; but does dissolving run

Collier of the A spect. Into the glory of the' almighty sun. Marvell.

If others may glory in their birth, why may not we, Some to the glory of the Lord

whose parents were called by God to attend on him at Perjured themselves and broke their word.

his altar?

Atterbury. Butler. Now sleeping flocks on their soft fleeces lie; Oh! she is the pride and glory of the world :

The moon, serene in glory, mounts the sky. Pope. Without her all the rest is worthless dross ;

From opening skies may streaming glories shine, Life a base slavery; empire but a mock;

And saints embrace thee with a love like mine. Id. And love, the soul of all, a bitter curse.

Glorious ambition ! Peter, swell thy store,
Rochester's Valentinian.

And be what Rome's great Didius was before. Id. The success of those wars was too notable to be un

Great wits sometimes may gloriously offend, known to your ears, to which all worthy fame hath

And rise to faults true criticks dare not mend. Id. glory to come unto.

Sidney.

It is hardly possible for you to beseech and intreat With like judgment glorying when he had happened God to make any one happy in the highest enjoyments to do a thing well, as when he had performed some

of his glory to all eternity, and yet be troubled to see notable mischief.

Id.

him enjoy the much smaller gifts of God, in this short Think it no glory to swell in tyranny.

I.
Id.
and low state of human life.

Lau. The members of the church remaining, being per

If there be nothing so glorious as doing good, if there fectly sanctified, shall be eternally glorified; then shall

is nothing that makes us so like to God, then nothing the whole church be truly and perfectly holy.

can be so glorious in the use of our money, as to use it all Pearson. in works of love and goodness.

12. Treated so ill, chased from your throne,

No one is out of the reach of misfortune ; no one Returning, you adorn the town ;

therefore should glory in his prosperity.

Clarissu. And with a brave revenge do show

On death-beds some in conscious glory lie,
Their glory went and came with

yon.
Waller.

Since of the doctor in the mode they die. Young. This is the perfection of every thing, to attain its true Your sexes glory 'tis to shine unknown, and proper end; and the end of all these gifts and en Of all applause be fondest of your own.

Id. dowments, which God hath given us, is to glorify the Oh Love! O Glory! what are ye? who fly giver.

Tillotson. Around us ever rarely to alight; They inspire with those celestial flames, which shine There's not a meteor in the polar sky so gloriously in their works.

Dryden. Of such trauscendant and more fleeting flight. He is glorious in respect of the brightness and splen

Byron. dor of his celestial body, still made inore glorious and

GLORIOSA, superb lily, a genus of the momajestick by the authority which his father hath committed to him of universal judge.

Nelson.

nogynia order, and hexandria class of plants; Can we imagine that neither the ambition of princes, natural order eleventh, sarmentacee : cor. her. or interest, or gain in private persons, or curiosity and apetalous, undulated, and reflected; the style the desire of knowledge, or the glory of discoveries, oblique. There is but one species; a native of could ever move them in that endless time to try their Malabar. It has a thick, fleshy, tuberous root, fortunes upon the sea.

Burnet. sending forth from its centre declinated round It is not a converting but a crowning grace; such an stalks, growing eight'or ten feet long, and garone as irradiates, and puts a circle of glory about the nished with very long narrow leaves running out head of him upon whom it descends.

South.

into a point, terminated by a long tendril. From Aristotle says, that should a man under ground con the upper part of the stalks proceed large flameverse with works of art, and be afterwards brought up colored drooping flowers, consisting of six widely in the open day, and see the several glories of the spreading reflected petals. It flowers in June heaven and earth, he would pronounce them the and July; and is of admirable beauty, whence works of God.

Addison's Spectator.
Thou hast seen mount Atlas,

its name. This plant requires the protection of While storms and tempests thunder on its brow,

a hot-house in this country. The flower-stalks And oceans break their billows at its feet,

shoot forth in March or April; which, being It stands unmoved, and glories in its height.

long and trailing, must have tall sticks for their

Id. Cato. support. The plants are propagated by offsets, Let us remember we are Cato's friends,

which are produced in tolerable plenty, and And act like men who claim that glorious title. may be separated any time after the stalks decay,

or in spring before new ones arise.

GLOSE, v.a. To flatter; to collogue.-Han

The common gloss mer. See GLOZE.

Of thcologians.

Id. GLOSS, n. s., v.a. &v.n. Fr. glosser; Lat.

All this, without a gloss or comment, GLOSS'ARY, 1. 8.

Hudibras, glossarius ; Gr.y.wo

He could unriddle in a moment.
Gloss'ATER, N. s. σα and γραφω. These Besides, he was a shrewd philosopher,
Gloss'er, n. s.
words are connected And had read every text and gloss over.

Id.
GLOSS'INESS, n. S. with glaze, and sig-
GLOSSOGʻRAPHER, N. S.

Poor painters oft with silly poets join,

nify to render the GLOSSOGʻRAPHY, N. S.

outward surface

To fill the world with strauge but vain conceit;

One brings the stuff, the other stamps the coin, Gloss'y, adj.

shining by friction. Which breeds nought else but glosses of deceit. In a figurative sense, to give the best appearance

Sidney. by way of comment; used sometimes in a bad

Their surfaces had a smoothness and glossiness mucha sense, and then they imply false, or specious surpassing whatever I had observed in marine or comcoloring. A commentary; embellishment; a dic

mon salt.

Boyle. tionary which explains antique words: a com According to Varro, when delubrum was applied to mentator, or one who furnishes expositions, a place, it signified such a one, in quo dei simulachrum whether specious or otherwise: a smooth polished dedicatum est ; and also in the old glossaries. surface.

Stilling fleet.

They give the scandal, and the wise discern; I have this day ben at your chirche at messe,

Their glosses teach an age too apt to learn. Dryden. And said a sermon, to my simple wit,

His surcoat was a bearskin on his back;
Not all after the text of holy writ';
For it is hard to you as I suppose ;

His hair hung long behind, and glossy raven black.

Id. And therefore wol I teche you, ay the glose.

Thou detainest Briseis in thy bands, Glosing is a full glorious thing certain ;

By priestly glossing on the god's commands. Id. For letter sleth, so as we clerkes sain. Chaucer. The Sompnoures Tale.

Do l not reason wbolly on your conduct?

You have the art to gloss the foulest cause. His iron coat all over-grown with rust,

Philips. Was underneath enveloped with gold,

It was the colour of devotion, giving a lustre to Whose glistering gloss darkened with filthy dust Spenser.

South. reverence, and a gloss to humility.

The reason why the assertion of a single judge does Is this the paradise, in description whereof so much

not prove the existence of judicial acts, is because his glossing and deceiving eloquence hath been spent!

ofice is to pronounce judgment, and not to become an Hooker's Sermons.

evidence : but why may not the same be said of two They never hear sentence, which mentioneth the judges ? Therefore, in this respect, the glossator's word or scripture, but forthwith their glosses upon it are

opinion must be false.

Ayliffe. the word preached, the scripture explained, or delivered

Groves, fields, and meadows, are at any season pleaunto us in sermons.

Hooker.

sant to look upon; but never so much as in the opening It is no part of my secret meaning to draw you hereby of the Spring, when they are all new and fresh, with into hatred, or to set upon the face of this cause any

their first gloss upon them. Addison's Spectator. fairer gloss than the naked truth doth afford.

Her equals first observed her growing zeal,

Id. Preface.
You are a sectary,

And laughing glossed, that Abra served so well.

Prior. That's the plain truth : your painted gloss discovers,

Explaining the text in short glosses, was Accursius's To men that understand you, words and weakness.

method.

Baker on Learning. Shakspeare.

I could add another word to the glossary. Baker. Golden opinions from all sorts of people,

Indentures, covenants, articles, they draw,
Which would be worn now in their newest gloss.

Large as the fields themselves, and larger far
Id.

Than civil codes with all their glosses are. Pope.
He seems with forged quaint conceit

Ah! what avails his glossy varying dyes,
To set a gloss upon his bad intent. Id.

His purple crest, and scarlet-circled eyes, The doubt will be whether it will polish so well; for The vivid green his shining plumes unfold, steel glosses are more resplendent than plates of brass.

His painted wings, and breast that fames with gold ? Bacon.

Id. There came towards us a person of place; he had on To me more dear, congenial to my heart him a gown with wide sleeves, of a kind of water

One native charm, than all the gloss of art. camblet, of an excellent azure color, far more glossy

Goldsmith. than ours.

Id.

Thy boastful mirth let jealous rivals spill, If then all souls, both good and bad, do teach,

Insult thy crest, and glossy pinions sear, With general voice, that souls can never die ;

And ever in thy dreams the ruthless foe appear. 'Tis not man's flattering gloss, but nature's speech,

Beattie. Which, like God's oracles, can never lie. Davies.

GLOSSOPETRA, or GLOTTOPETRA, from Ix marchment then, large as the fields, he draws

ywooa, a tongue, and herpa, a stone, in natural Assara es, big as glossed civil laws. Donne.

history, a kind of extraneous fossil, somewhat in Weeds that the vind did toss

form of a serpent's tongue; frequently found in The virgins wore : the youths, woven coats, that cast a

the island of Malta and various other parts. The faint dim gloss,

vulgar notion is, that they are the tongues of Like that of oil.

Chapman's Niads. Some mutter at cerain passages therein, by putting serpents petrified. Hence their extraordirary ill glosses upon the text, and taking with the left hand

virtue in curing the bites of serpents. Tne what I offer with the right.

Howel.. general opinion of naturalists is, that they are The rest entire

he teeth of fishes, left at land by the waters of Shone with a glossy scurf. Milton. the deluge, and since petrified. The several sizes VOL. X

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