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couton kerchiefs over the shoulders and bosom; Winchester, who after treating him with great and the more gaudy the colors, the more superb indignity delivered him up for trial to his sucis a dress esteemed. The language is a dialect cessor, Morgan, by whom he was declared of the Scandinavian.

guilty of heresy, and being turned over to the The revenue collected out of the produce secular arm was burnt at Caermarthen, on the of the islands is : for every sheep of the perma- 30th of March, 1555. This prelate appears to nent or estimated stock of each ofarm, a lamb's have been of a headstrong and imprudent disposkin; and for every sixty sheep killed, 36lbs. sition, but was treated with remarkable and perof tallow, and thirty skins. The proportion of sonal ill will by both Protestants and Papists

. wool paid as tax, is sold at a fixed price to the FERRARA, or the FERRARESE, a duchy and people of Thorshavn. It amounted formerly to province of Italy, in the ecclesiastical states, between 3000 and 4000 rix dollars. The civil bounded on the north by the Po, and on the east establishment is under the direction of a military by the Adriatic. The part formerly belonging to officer, commanding thirty men, who maintain this province, beyond the Po, was in 1815 the forin of mounting guard, and keeping a look united to Lombardy. It is now properly a legaout. Under the commandant are, the landfoged tion of the papal states, and is supposed to conor treasurer, and the sysselmen, or governors of tain about 171,000 inhabitants. “It is well wadistricts.

tered by branches of the Po, which often overFERONIA, the goddess of woods and or- flow it: but is indifferently cultivated, though chards, so named from the town where were a fit for corn, pulse, and hemp, which it produces

, wood and temple consecrated to her. Strabo as well as some silk and wine. This duchy was relates, that those who sacrificed to this goddess formerly possessed by the house of Este; but walked barefoot upon burning coals, without pope Clement VIII. took possession of it in being hurt. She was the guardian deity of freed 1598, after the death of Alphonso II., duke of men, who received their cap of liberty in her Ferrara, as a fief of the church. In October, temple.

1796, the inhabitants of this province, uniting FERRACINO (Bart.), an Italian engineer, with those of Bologna, Modena, and Reggio, of considerable repute in the seventeenth cen- erected the ci-devant Cispadane republic. In tury, was born at Bassano, and originally a October, 1797, they joined the other Italian sawyer. He first invented a saw to be worked states in forming the Cisalpine republic, of which by wind, and then constructed various clocks this duchy constituted a department, entitled the and hydraulic engines, which have been much Lower Po, and was then found to contain admired. One of the latter, made for the pro- 154,000 citizens, who elected twelve deputies curator Belegno, was famous in Italy within to the councils. But in July, 1799, the whole these few years: it was framed on the principle province was reduced, and the democratic goof the screw of Archimedes, and raised water to vernment overthrown by the Austrians, who were the height of thirty-five feet. He also built the again obliged to surrender to the French in May, bridge over the Brenta, at his native town. He 1800. They occupied it until 1814. died in 1750.

FERRARA, an ancient and large city of Italy, FERRAH, a large walled town of Afghaunis- capital of the above duchy. It is seated in an taun, situated in a fertile valley : it gives its name agreeable and fertile plain, watered by the river to a considerable river, falling into the lake of Po on one side, and on the other encompassed Zarra, the Arianaulus of the ancients, and is by a strong wall and deep broad ditches. It supposed be the Farrah, mentioned in ancient has citadel, erected by pope Clement VIII. geography as the capital of the Parthian pro- In the middle of the city is a magnificent castle, vince of Anabon. It stands in long. 61° 40'' E., surrounded with water, formerly the palace of and lat. 33° 7' N.

the dukes, and now of the papal legate. It conFERRAR, (Robert), an English prelate and tains some fine paintings. The duke's garden martyr of the sixteenth century, was born at Hali- and park are called the Belvidere. The theatre fax, Yorkshire, and studied both at Oxford and here is one of the best in Italy. Here are also a Cambridge. He became a canon regular of the good drawing academy, and a valuable collecorder of St. Augustine, and was chosen prior of the tion of minerals and antiquities. Manuscripts monastery of St. Oswald, which dignity he sur- of Ariosto, Tasso, and Guarini are shown; also rendered on the dissolution of 1540, receiving a the houses which they respectively occupied. pension of £100 per annum. Embracing the The hospital of St. Ann was the prison of Tasso. principles of the reformation, he became chap- The two Strozzi, the poets, and Bentivoglio, the lain to archbishop Cranmer, and, after his ex- historian, as well as Savonarola, the Dominican, ample, took a wife. By Edward VI. he was were natives of Ferrara. made bishop of St. David's; but in consequence Ferrara had formerly a considerable trade; of issuing out his commission to his chancellor but it was greatly reduced by the exactions of to visit his chapter, and inspect into some dila- the popes. The ancient university, founded in pidations in an exploded form, his enemies found 1391, by pope Boniface IX., had dwindled into occasion to accuse him of a præmunire, and so a wretched college of the Jesuits before the regreat were the expenses of the prosecution, that volution. In 1735 it was advanced to an archhe became unable to pay bis first fruits and bishopric by pope Clement XII. The country tenths, and was imprisoned for them as a debtor around is so marshy, that a heavy shower of rain to the crown. On the accession of queen Mary renders the roads almost impassable. It has an he was brought, in company with Hooper, Brad- ancient cathedral and about 100 churches, and ford, and others, before Gardiner, bishop of contained 30,000 inhabitants in 1797, including

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1600 Jews, wbo carry on silk manufactures, &c. FERRARS (George), a lawyer, poet, and On the 11th of June, 1796, the French, under historian, descended from an ancient family in Buonaparte, arrived in this city, and began to Hertfordshire, and born about A.I), 1510, near establish the late democratic constitution. On St. Alban's. He was educated at Oxford, and the 19th February, 1797, it was formally ceded thence removed to Lincoln's Inn, where he was to the Cispadane republic by the pope. In July, soon called to the bar. Cromwell, earl of Essex, 1799, it surrendered after a long siege, to the introduced him to king Henry VIII. who emAustrians, under general Klenau. Murat's armyployed him, and in 1535 gave him a grant of was defeated here in the beginning of April, 1815, the manor of Flamstead, in his native county. by an Austrian force under general Mohr and He was, however, for some years afterwards in count Neipperg. It is sixty-seven miles north of embarrassed circumstances: and being, in 1542, Bologna, and forty south-east of Mantua. Po- in attendance on his duty as a member of the pulation, 24,000.

house of commons, he was taken in exccution by FERRARI (Octavian), an Italian philosophi- a sheriff's officer and committed to the compter. cal writer, was born at Milan, in 1518. He be- The house, having heard of his confinement, descame professor of ethics and politics at his native patched their serjeant to require his release. place, but removed afterwards to Padua, where This was refused, and an affray took place behe explained the principles of Aristotle four tween the clerks of the compter and that officer, years, and then returned to Milan. He died in who had his mace broken." On his returning, 1586. His works are, 1. De Sermonibus exote- and making a report to the house of what had ricis

. 2. De Disciplinæ, Encyclica: seu Clavis happened, the members in a body repaired to the Philosophiæ Peripatetică Aristotelicæ. 3. De bar of the house of lords to complain of the Origine Romanorum. 4. A Translation of Athe- breach of privilege; when the latter judged the næus into Latin.

contempt to be very great, and referred the puFerrari (Francis Bernardin), of the same nishment of the offenders to the discretion of the family with the foregoing, was born at Milan lower house. The members now resolved that in 1577, and laid the foundation of the Ambro- the serjeant should repair once more to the sian library. He died in 1669. His works sheriffs of London (who in the late affray had are, 1. De Antiquo Ecclesiasticarum Epistola- supported the clerks of the compter), and derum genere. 2. De Ritu_Sacrarum Ecclesiæ mand their prisoner without writ or warrant, his Catholicæ concionum. 3. De veterum acclama- mace being a sufficient badge of his authority:

when the city magistrates delivered up the insolFERRARI (Octavio), another professor of the vent senator to the officers of the house. But this same family, was born in 1607, and educated at tardy obedience did not exempt the parties from the Ambrosian College, where he presided in the punishment, for the sheriffs and the plaintiff

, at chair of rhetoric.

He afterwards removed to whose suit Ferrars was arrested, were committed Padua , and greatly benefited that university by to the tower

, and the clerks to Newgate; and an bis labors and fame. He died in 1682. His act of parliament was passed discharging Ferrars principal work is entitled Origines Linguæ from liability for the debt. This extraordinary Italicæ, folio; besides which he wrote several transaction, it is said, obtained the entire approdissertations on subjects of antiquity.

bation of the king, and became the basis of that FEBBari (John Baptist), was a Jesuit of Si- rule of parliament which exempts members to enna, who published a Syriac Dictionary in 1622, this day from arrest. In the reign of Edward 4to. He wrote also Ďe Malorum Áureorum VI. Mř. Ferrars attended lord Somerset as a Cultura, 1646; and De Florum Cultura, 1633. commissioner of the army, in his expedition to

Scotland in 1548. He died in 1579, at PlamFERRARI (Gaudenzio), a painter born at stead. He wrote, 1. A Translation of Magna Valdugia, in 1484, was employed by Raffaelle Charta, and several early statutes. 2. History in the Vatican, and thereby acquired a beautiful of the Reign of Queen Mary, published in style of design and coloring. He died in 1550. Grafton's Chronicle, 1569, folio." 3. Six Trage

painter of this name, John Andrew dies, or dramatic Poems, published in the MirFerrari

, of Genoa, excelled in landscapes as well ror for Magistrates, in 1559, 1587, and 1610. as historical subjects. He died in 1669.

Ferrars (Henry), a Warwickshire gentleman, FERRARI (Lewis), a mathematician, was born of a good family, eminent for his genealogical at Bologna, about 1520. He studied under and neraldic researches. Mr. Wood says, that Cardan, and discovered the method of resolving out of the collections of this gentleman Sir Wilbiquadratic equations. He was professor of ma- liam Dugdale laid part of the foundation of his thematica at Bologna, where he died in 1565. celebrated Antiquities of Warwickshire. Cam

FERRARIA, in botany, a genus of the trian- den also mentions his assistance in relation to
dria order, and gynandria class of plants : natu- Coventry. Some poems of his were published
ral order sixth ensatæ. Spathæ two-leaved : CAL. in the reign of queen Elizabeth ; and he died in
none; petals six, wavingly curled; stigmata cu- 1633.
cullated: cap. trilocular, inferior. There are

four species, natives of the Cape of Good Hope, FEʻRREOUS, adj. ? Lat. ferreus. Irony;
Mexico, and Australasia. There is a great sin-

FERKU'GINOUS. 3 of iron.
gularity in the root of one of these species; it In the body of the glass there is no ferreous or
Fegetates only every other year, and sometimes magnetical nature. Browne's Vulgar Ertours.
Every third

year; in the intermediate time it re They are cold, hot, purgative, diuretick, ferruginous, mains inactive, though quite sound.

saline, petrifying, and bituminous.


He died in 1655.



On long exposure to air, the granites or porphories physician and polite writer, was born at Chester of this country exhibit a ferruginous crust; the iron in 1764. He graduated at Edinburgh, after being calcined by the air first becomes visible, and is which he settled in practice at Manchester, and then washed away from the external surface, which became senior physician to the infirmary and becomes wbite or gray, and thus in time seems to de- the lunatic asylum. He contributed largely to compose.


the formation of the literary and scientific insti. FERRERAS (Don John de), a learned Spa- tutions of that place; and supplied many papers nish ecclesiastic, à native of Labaneza, was born in their Transactions. He died in 1815. Dr. in 1652. After studying at Salamanca he ob- Ferriar was the author of, 1. Medical IIistories, tained the cure of St. James of Talavera, whence 3 vols. 8vo. 2. Illustrations of Sterne, in he removed to Madrid, and became a member of which the plagiarisms of that writer were dethe academy. He assisted in the compilation of tected, 8vo. 3. Bibliomania, an Epistle, 8vo. the great Spanish Dictionary, and was the au 4. An Essay towards a Theory of Apparitions, thor of various works in philosophy, theology, 8vo. 5. On the medical Properties of the Digiand history, the most considerable of which is a talis Purpurea, 8vo. general History of Spain, in ten volumes, 4to. FERRIER (Arnold de), an eminent French

FER'RET, n. s. & v. a. Fr. furet ; Teut. lawyer, born at Toulouse in 1506. He was adFER'RETER, n. s. I fret; Welsh, fured ;

mitted LL.D. at Padua : was a professor in the Port. frao; Dutch, ferret; Lat. viverra, i. e. a university of Toulouse, and a counsellor in the creature that lives or sees under the earth. A parliament of that city. He went afterwards species of mustela used in the destruction of anbassador to Venice, where he continued serats, hunting of rabbits, &c. See Mustela: veral years. He wrote several works, and ashence to ferret is to hunt out of concealment, or

sisted F. Paul in his history of the council of lurking places.

Trent. After long entertaining sentiments in

favor of the Protestant religion, he at last openly Cicero Looks with such ferret and such fiery eyes

renounced popery in his seventy-sixth year, and died three years

afterwards. As we bave seen him. Shakspeare. Julius Casar.

FERRINGTOSH, Gael. -i. e. the Thane's With what an eager earnestness she looked, having lands, a barony of Scotland, in Ross-shire, whose threatening not only in her ferret eyes, but while she ancient owner having greatly assisted to quash a spoke, her nose seemed to threaten her chin.

rebellion which threatened the north of Scotland

Sidney. upon the revolution in 1688, and having, in conThe archbishops had ferretted him out of all his sequence of his patriotic exertions, incurred great holes.

Heylin. damage by the depredations of the opposite facConcys are taken either by ferrets or purse-Dets. tion upon his property, he received, by way of


compensation, an exemption from all duties upon FERRETTO, in glass-making, a substance spirits distilled from grain, the growth of his which serves to color glass. It is made by a lands in this district. The family continuing simple calcination of copper, but serves for se- steadfast in their adherence to government this veral colors. There are two ways of making it: singular privilege of exemption from excise the first is this :—Take thin plates of copper and was continued to them till 1784, when it was lay them on a layer of powdered brimstone, in taken away by act of parliament, and a suitable the bottom of a crucible; over these lay more compensation authorised to be made. This, brimstone, and over that another layer of the upon being submitted to a jury before the court plates, and so on, alternately, till the pot is full. of exchequer, November 29th, 1785, was fixed at Cover the pot, lute it well, place it in a wind- £21,580. furnace, and make a strong fire about it for two FERRO, FER, or HIERO, the smallest and hours. When it is taken out and cooled, the most westerly of the Canary islands. It contains copper will be found so calcined that it may be about seven square leagues, and a population of crumbled to pieces between the fingers like a 5000. The chief exertions of the inhabitants are friable earth. It will be of a reddish, and, in turned towards the rearing of cattle. Fogs are some parts, of a blackish color. This must be very common over this island, whence it has repowdered and sifted fine for use. Another way ceived in the neighbourhood the name of the of making ferretto is as follows: make several Black Canary. It presents on all sides to the stratifications of plates of copper and white vi- sea a face of bold and craggy rock. In the intetriol, alternately, in a crucible, which place on rior the appearance of the country improves; the foor of the glass furnace, near the eye, and and a great part of the island is tolerably fruitful. let it stand there three days; then take it out, Good wine and brandy are exported to Tenerife. and make a new stratification with more fresh Bees thrive exceedingly on account of the multivitriol: calcine again as before. Repeat this tude of aromatic flowers, and the honey s exceloperation six times, and a most valuable ferretto lent. The island abounds also in figs, and the will be obtained.

quantity is sometimes so great, that to prevent FERRI (Ciro), a painter, born at Rome in their being lost, it is necessary to convert them 1634, was bred under Pietro da Cortona ; and the into brandy. The woods have deer, red-legged works of the scholar are often mistaken for those partridges, bustards, and pheasants. A great of the master. The grand duke of Tuscany no- disadvantage is the want of water, of which ininated him chief of the Florentine school. He Ferro is said to contain not more than three died in 1689.

fountains. Hence the cattle are said sometimes FERRIAR (John), a respectable modern lo quench their thirst with sea water. Ferro,

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17.50 by all geographers as their first meridian, and the

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17.50 longitude reckoned from it. El Golfo, or the

1 atom hydrogen 1.25 Gulf

, on the east side, is the principal village. Long. 17° 46' W., lat. 27° 45' N.

66.25' FERROL, an important sea-port of Spain, on the north coast of Galicia, naving one of the best This sum represents the weight of its prime hardwurs of Europe ; being ten miles deep, and equivalent. Ferroprussiate of potash, an. of from a quarter to half a mile broad, with depth barytes, will each therefore, according to him, confor the largest ships to Ferrol, five miles from sist of an an atom of acid + an atom of base + the entrance, and for frigates two miles further two atoms of water. Both shores are lofty and lined with forts, and It has been supposed that Mr. Porrett's new the haven, or arsenal, which is formed by piers, acid is nothing but a hydrocyanate or prussiate D.ay be closed with a boom. The strength of of iron, which, from the mutability of its conthese works will account for the retreat of Sir stituents, is easily decomposed by heat and light; James Pulteney, who landed with a very effi- and that the only permanent compound which cient force in the vicinity, in the end of August that acid forms is in triple salts. This is the old 1799, but judged it necessary to re-embark. opinion, and also the present opinion of several

The bays of Ares and Betanzos are separated eminent chemists. These compounds we shall from Ferrol harbour by a peninsula: the islands call ferroprussiates. M. Vauquelin and M. of Maro!a and Miranda are in the entrance. Thenard style them ferruginous prussiates. These bays are open to the north-west, and con Ferroprussinte of potash is made by heating sequently dangerous.

pearl-ash with the hoofs and horns of animals in The basin in which the ships are laid up is or a heated iron vessel. This salt is now manufacgreat extent, and solid workmanship; each ves- tured in several parts of Great Britain; and sel has its own store-house, where the boatswains', therefore the experimental chemist need not carpenters, and gunners' stores, are distinctly incur the trouble and nuisance of its preparation. marked. The marine barracks are a vast and An extemporaneous ferroprussiate of potash may beautiful building, affording accommodation for however be made by acting on Prussian blue 6000 men. The establishments are all naval; with pure carbonate of potash, prepared from the there is an academy for the Guardas Marinas: ignited bicarbonate or bitartrate. Of the puria n-athematical school for marine artillerists; a fied Prussian blue, add successive portions to nautical, and even a pilot school. The town has the alkaline solution, as long as its color is de10,000 inhabitants, but little more trade than stroyed. Filter the liquid, saturate the slight what the presence of the fleet produces, foreign alkaline excess with acetic acid, concentrate by merchandise not being allowed to enter it: and evaporation, and allow it slowly to cool. Quathe manufactures are confined to sail-cloths, drangular bevelled crystals of the ferroprussiate ropes, hardware, and leather. The climate is of potash will form. This salt is transparent,

The town is of very recent erection, and of a beautiful lemon or topaz-yellow. Its having been but a village until 1752, when En- specific gravity is 1.830. It has a saline, coolsennada, minister of Ferdinand VI., apprised of ing, but not unpleasant taste. In large crystals the advantages of its situation, determined to it possesses a certain kind of toughness, and, in establish dock-yards, arsenals, and manufacto- thin scales, of elasticity. The inclination of the ries here, It is twenty-one miles north-east of bevelled side to the plane of the crystal is about Corunna, and thirty-six north-west of Lugo. 135°. It loses about thirteen per cent. of water Long. 80 11' 29" W., lat. 43° 29' 30" N. when moderately heated; and then appears of a

FERROL, CAPE, a cape on the north-west coast white color, as happens to the green copperas ; of Newfoundland. Long. 57° 11' W., lat. 51° but it does not melt like this salt

. Water at 60° 4N.

dissolves nearly one-third of its weight of the FERROPRUSSIC, or FERROCYANIC, Acid. crystals; and, at the boiling point, almost its Into a solution of prussiate of potash pour hydro- own weight. It is not soluble in alcohol; and sulphuret of barytes, as long as any precipitate is not altered by exposure to the air. Exposed will fall. Filter the whole, and wash the preci- in a retort to a strong red heat, it yields prussic pitate with cold water; dry it, and, having dis- acid, ammonia, carbonic acid, and a coaly resisolved 100 parts in cold water, add gently due consisting of charcoal, metallic iron, and concentrated sulphuric acid thirty parts; shake potash. When dilute sulphuric or muriatic acid them well together, and set the mixture aside to is boiled on it, prussic acid is evolved, and a settle

. The supernatant liquid is ferroprussic very abundant white precipitate of protoprussiate acid, first discovered by Mr. Porrett. It has a of iron and potash falls, which afterwards, pale lemon-yellow color, but no smell. Heat treated with liquid chlorine, yields a Prussian and light decompose it. Hydrocyanic acid is b.ue, equivalent to fully one-third of the salt emthen formed, and white ferroprussiate of iron, ployed. Neither sulphuretted hydrogen, the which soon becomes blue. Its affinity for the hydrosulphurets, nor infusion of galls, produce bases enables it to displace acetic acid, without any change on this salt. Red oxide of mercury heat, from the acetates, and to form ferroprus- acts powerfully on its solution at a moderate

heat. Pruss of mercury is formed, which reMr. Porrett considers this acid“ as a compound mains in solution ; while peroxide of iron and of

metallic mercury precipitate. This salt is said


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by Mr. Porrett to be composed of the following Pure Prussian bluc is a mass of an extremely constituents.

deep blue color, insipid, inodorous, and consiPotash


derably denser than water. Neither water nor Ferrochyazic acid 44.53

alcohol has any action on it. Boiling solutions of Water


potash, soda, lime, barytes, and strontites, de

compose it; forming on one hand soluble ferro 100.00

prussiates with these bases, and on the other a

residue of brown deutoxide of iron, and a yellowFerroprussiate of soda may be prepared from ish-brown sub-ferroprussiate of iron. Aqueous Prussian blue and pure soda, by a similar pro- chlorine changes the blue to a green in a few cess to that prescribed for the preceding salt. It minutes, if the blue be recently precipitated. crystallises in four-sided prisms, terminated by Aqueous sulphuretted hydrogen reduces the dihedral summits. They are yellow, transparent, blue ferroprussiate to the white protoferroprushave a bitter taste, and effloresce, losing in a siate.. warm atmosphere thirty-seven and a half per Its igneous decomposition in a retort has lately cent. At 55° they are soluble in four parts and been executed by M. Vauquelin with minute ata half of water, and in a much less quantity of tention. He regards it as a hydrocyanate or boiling water. As the solution cools crystals se mere prussiate of iron; but the changes he deparate. Their specific gravity is 1.458. They are scribes are very complex, nor do they invalidate said to be soluble in alcohol.

Mr. Porrett's opinion, that it is a combination Ferroprussiate of lime may be easily formed of red oxide of iron, with a ferruretted acid. from Prussian blue and lime water. Its solution The general results of M. Vauquelin's analysis yields crystalline grains by evaporation. were hydrocyanic acid, hydrocyanate of ammo

Ferroprussiute of barytes may be formed in the nia, an oil soluble in potash, crystalline needles, same way as the preceding species. Its crystals which contained no hydrocyanic acid, but were are rhomboidal prisms, of a yellow color, and. merely carbonate of ammonia; and, finally, a soluble in 2000 parts of cold water and 100 of ferreous residue slightly attracted by the magnet, boiling water. By Mr. Porrett's second account and containing a little undecomposed Prussian of this salt it is composed of

blue. Acid


Proust, in the Annales de Chimie, vol. LX., Barytes.


states, that 100 parts of Prussian blue, without Water.


alum, yield 0.55 of red oxide of iron by com

bustion; and, by nitric acid, 0:54. 100 of prus1000

siate of potash and iron, he further says, afford,

after digestion with sulphuric or nitric acid, In the Annals of Philosophy for October, thirty-five parts of Prussian blue. 1819, Mr. Porrett gives as its true proportions, Ferry is also used for a liberty by prescrip 1 atom ferrochyazic acid 66.25


tion, or by the king's grant, to have a boat for 1 atom barytes


passage, on a frith or river, for carrying pas2 atoms water

22.5 12:12

sengers, horses, &c., over it, for a reasonable

toll. 185.75 100.00

FER'RULE, n. s. Lat. ferrum, iron; but this

word, the Fr.verole, and Teut. vere, are traced by But professor Berzelius represents it as a com Mr. Thomson to the barb. Lat. virola, and Gr. pound of,

yupow, to bend. An iron ring put round any Potassium


thing to keep it from cracking. Iron


The fingers ends are strengthened with nails, as Water


we fortify the ends of our staves or forks with iron Cyanogen

hoops or ferrules.

FER'RY, v. a., v. n. & n. s. Saxon, faran
FER'RY-BOAT, n. s.

(to go), fer;

FER'RY-MAN, Ferroprussiate of strontian and magnesia have

Goth. far ; Teut. also been made.

FER'RTAGE, n. s.

ferg; Bel. vear ; Ferroprussiate of iron.—With the protoxide of

Swed. farga. Skinner traces all these words iron and this acid we have a white powder, be carried, as their more probable origin; Min

to the Lat. vcho : Dr. Johnson suggests ferri, to which, on exposure to air, becomes blue, passing sheu refers at once to the Greek pepw, to bear. into deutoferroprussiate of iron, or Prussian blue. To carry or be carried over water in a boat, We have already described the method of making the ferroprussiate of potash, which is the Ferry and ferry-boats are names for the vessel first step in the manufacture of this beautiful of carriage, and the former is a name often given pigment.

to the accustomed place of passage. A ferryThis is usually made hy mixing together one part of the ferroprussiate of potash, ferry. Ferriage, the fare or price paid for his

man is he who manages or conducts one over a one part of copperas, and four parts more of

services. alum, each previously dissolved in water. Prussian blue, consisting of the deutoferroprussiate of A ferryboat to carry over the king's household. iron, mixed with more or less alumina, precipi

2 Sam. xix. 18. tates. It is afterwards dried on chalk stones, in

Cymocles heard and saw, a stove.

He loudly called to such as were alourd

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