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Wh le I listen to thy voice,
Woodstock park. He early entered the army, Chloris! I feel my lite decay:
commanded a regiment of cavalry in 1644, and That powerful noise
afterwards held Bristol for the parliament. Calls ay fleeting soul away. Waller. Fleetwood at the battle of Worcester bore the So fierce they drove, their coursers were so fleet,
rank of lieutenant-general, and becoming allied That the curf trembled underneath their feet.
to the family of the protector, by marrying his
Dryden. As empty clouds by rising winds are tost."
daughter, after the decease of her first husband, Their fieeting forms scarce sooner found than lost.
Ireton, was by him sent as lord deputy to IrePrior.
land. On the death of Cromwell he joined in He told us that the welkin would be clear inducing his son, Richard, to abdicate. He died When swallows fleet soar high and sport in air. at Stoke Newington shortly after the Restoration.
Gay. FLEETWOOD (William), a learned bishop of an Contemplate mortal! on thy flecting years, ancient family in Lancashire, born in the Tower See, with black train the funeral pomp appears. Id. of London, 1656 ; be distinguished himself during
Fleet implies, not only a company of ships king William III's reign, by his Inscriptionum of war belonging to a prince or state, but also Antiquarum Sylloge, by several sermons preached a number of trading ships employed in a parti- on public occasions, and by his Essay on Miracular branch of commerce. His Britannic ma- cles. He was designed by king William to a jesty's fleet is divided into three squadrons, viz. canonry of Windsor. The grant did not pass the red, the white, and the blue. When any of the seals before the king's death; but the queen the admirals are invested with the command of gave it him, and he was installed in 1702. In a squadron or detachment of men of war, the 1707 he published, without his name, his Chroparticular ships are distinguished by the colors nicon Pretiosum. In 1708 he was nominated of their respective squadron : i. e. the ships of by the queen to the see of St. Asaph. The the red squadron wear an ensign whose union change of the queen's ministry gave him much is displayed on a red field; the ensigns of the regret. In 1715 he published a pamphlet en. white squadron have a white field ; and those of titled, The thirteenth chapter of the Romans the blue squadron a blue field ; the union being vindicated from the abusive senses put upon it. common to all three. The ships of war, there- In 1714 he was translated to the bishopric of fore, are occasionally annexed to any of the three Ely; and died in 1723, aged sixty-seven. He squadrons, or shifted from one to another. Of published several other sermons and tracts, and whatsoever number a fleet of ships of war is was a man of exemplary piety. composed, it is usually divided into three squa- FLEMINGIANS, or FLANDRIANS, in eccledrons; and these, if numerous, are again sepa- siastical history, a sect of Anabaptists, who acrated into divisions. The admiral, or principal quired this name in the sixteenth century, because officer, commands the centre; the vice-admiral, most of them were natives of Flanders, by way or second in command, superintends the van of distinction from the Waterlandians. In conguard; and the operations of the rear are di- sequence of some dissensions among the Fleminrected by the rear admiral, or the officer next in gians relating to the treatment of excommurank. The disposition of a fleet, while proceed- nicated persons, they were divided into two ing on a voyage, will in some measure deperd sects, distinguished by the appellations of Flanon particular circumstances; as the difficulty of drians and Frieslanders, who differed from each the navigation, the necessity of despatch, accord- other in their manners and discipline. Many of ing to the urgency or importance of the expe- these in process of time came over to the modedition, or the expectation of an enemy in the rate community of the Waterlandians, and those passage. The most convenient order is probably who remained separate are still known by the to range it into three columns, each of which is name of old Flemingians or Flandrians; but parallel to a line close hauled, according to the they are comparatively few in number. These tack on which the line of battle is designed to be maintained the opinion of Menno with respect formed. This arrangement is more useful than to the incarnation of Christ; alleging that his any, because it contains the advantages of everybody was produced by the creating power of the other form, without their inconveniences. The Holy Ghost, and not derived from his mother fleet being thus more enclosed will more readily Mary. See MENNONITES. observe the signals, and with greater facility form FLEMING (A), a poet of queen Elizabeth's into the line of battle ; a circumstance which reign, whose history is little known. He was a should be kept in view in every order of sailing. voluminous original writer as well as translator. See Naval Tactics.
Among his most celebrated original works are FLEET, a noted prison in London, where per- A Grove of Graces, supplied with Plentie of sons are committed for contempt of the king and Plants, applicable to Pleasure and Profit ; the his laws, particularly of his courts of justice; or Schoole of Skill; the Footepath to Felicitie ; a for debt." There are large rules and a warden Swarme of Bees, with their Honie and Honibelonging to the Fleet prison; which had its name combs, printed together in 1602, 12mo. The from the river or ditch, on the side whereof it Diamond of Devotion, 12mo. The Cundyt of stands.
Comfort, 12mo., and A Memorial of the Almes FLEŠETINGDISH, n. s. From feet and Deeds of William Lamb, Citizen of London. dish. A skimming bowl.
Fleming translated the Bucolics and Georgics of FLEETWOOD (Charles), a general of the Virgil, and some of Cicero's .Orations, and parliamentary army in the civil wars, was the Ælian's various Histories, into prose; and he son of Sir William Fleetwood, knight, ranger of was the editor of Holinshed's Chronicle. .
FLEMMING, or F1.EMMYNCE (Richard), an of tobacco, and some tanneries. The position of English prelate, born at Croston in Yorkshire. the town, according to trigonometrical observaHe received his education at University College, tions, is, E. long. 9° 27' 40", and N. lat. 54° 47' Oxford, and in 1408 obtained a prebend in York. 18". He was for a time a zealous defender of the FLESH, n. s. & v. a. Saxon clesc, flæfc; doctrines of Wickliffe, but he afterwards became
iffe, but he afterwards became FLESH-BROTH, Icel, and Teut. fleisch; a determined opponent of them. In 1442 he FLESH'-COLOR,
Belg. vleesch; Swed. was promoted to the bishopric of Lincoln, and
flasch ; from Goth. lijk, soon after was sent deputy to the council of FLESH'ED, adj. MS. leiki; Teut. leich; Constance, where he greatly distinguished him FLESH'-FLY, n. S. Sax. lic, a carcass.self by his eloquence. Upon his return to Eng FLESH'-H006,
Thomson. The musland he executed the decree of that assembly, in FLESH'LESS, adj. cular part of an anidigging up the bones of Wickliffe, and causing
FLESH'INESS, n. 3. smal; animal food; anithem to be burned. - After this he was nominated
Fleshʼly, adv. mal nature; near relaby the pope to the see of York; but, the king re
FLESH'- MEAT, n. S. tion: in theology, gross fusing his consent, he was obliged to remain at FLESH'MENT,
or worldly disposition, Lincoln. He founded Lincoln College, and died FLESH'MONGER, gross or literal sense: in 1431.
to flesh is to initiate; FLEMYNG, or FLEMING (Robert), a Scottish FLESH-QUAKE, harden; glut; from the presbyterian minister, born at Bathens, in 1630 Flesh'y, adv. J sportsman's practice of and educated at St. Andrews. When about the feeding his hawks and dogs with the first game age of twenty-three he obtained a pastoral charge, that they take, or training them to pursuit by but at the Restoration went over to the continent, giving them the flesh of animals : feshed is fat; and settled at Rotterdam, where he officiated to well-fed ; also initiated ; accustomed to: fleshithe Scottish congregation, and died in 1694. He ness, plumpness; fullness of flesh: fleshly, corwrote several tracts, but that by which he is best poreal. anim
poreal; animal; human; not celestial or spiriknown is a work entitled The Fulfilling of the tual: feshment, eagerness arising from partial Scriptures.
success: fleshmonger, one who deals in flesh; a FLEMYNG, or FLEMING (Robert), son of the pimp: flesh-quake, a tremor of the whole frame: above, was born in Scotland. He studied at the ot
the other compounds seem obvious in their Leyden and Utrecht, and became minister of an meanin English congregation at the former place, whence he removed to the Scottish church at Amster
For I myself desiride to be departed fro Crist for dam. Here he resided several years, and after
my britheren that ben my cosyns aftir the fleisch
that ben men of Israel. Wiclif. Romayns ix. wards went to London, where he officiated to the Scottish church in Lothbury, and was lecturer The end of all flesh is come before me. at Salter's Hall. He died in 1716. He was
Genesis vi. 13. the author of several sermons and tracts; but
Let not our hand be upon him ; for he is our flesh.
I. his principal work is entitled Christology, 3 vols.
All that the flesh-hook brought up the priest took.
1 Sam. ii. 12. FLENSBOURG, a sea-port town of Denmark,
A spirit hath not flesh and bones. on the eastern coast of the duchy of Sleswick,
Luke xxiv. 39. is perhaps the most opulent and important place They that are in the flesh cannot please God. in the duchy. The streets are narrow, and the
Romans viii. 8. houses are constructed in a substantial and du- Understond ve that both he that selleth and he rable manner. It consists principally of one that byeth thinges spirituel, ben called Simoniactes very long street, the back of which looks towards be it by entel-be it by procuring or by fleshly the harbour, and on that side each house has a praier of his frendes-fleshly frendes or spiritual garden. On the right is the harbour, filled with frendes-fleshly in two manners as by kindrede or vesseis, and every way safe and convenient. It other frendes. Chaucer. The Persones Tale. is narrow close to the town, but the whole bay, Corrupt manners in living, breed false judgment in called Flensbourg Wisk, is eighteen miles long, doctrine : sin and fleshliness bring forth sects and heand has a sufficient depth for large vessels, well resies.
Ascham. sheltered from wind by the neighbouring
The eternal Lord in fleshly shrine bills.
Enwombed was, from wretched Adam's line, The trade of this town is carried on principally To purge away the guilt of sinful crime. with Norway, Denmark, and Sweden, and con
Faerie Queene. sists of brandy, grain, skins, provisions, wines, When strong passions or weak fleshliness and stuffs. The wines and stuffs are from France, Would from the right way seek to draw him wide, England, Spain, and America. The inhabitants He would, through temperance and steadfastness, trade also with Iceland, Greenland, and Finland. Teach him the weak to strengthen, and the stroug The number of commercial houses is from 120
Spenser. to 130.
Name not religion, for thou lovest the flesh. In 1797 the muinber of sailors was 1597.
Shakspeare. There are no fewer than 200 establishments for · There is another indictment upon thee, for suffermanufacturing and distilling brandy, and these ing flesh to be eaten in thy house, contrary to the serve at the same time to fatten 4000 head of law.
Id. Henry IV. cattle, and as many of swine. The town also con- As if this flesh, which walls about our life,
Id. Richard II. Lains several sugar refineries, furty manufactories Were brass impregnable.
Harry from curbed licence plucks
FLETCHER, n. s. From Fr. fleche, an The muzzle of restraint: and the wild dog
arrow. A manufacturer of bows and arrows. snall flesh his tooth on every innocent.
FLETCHER (James), an English author of some
Shakspeare. estimation, admired for his talents, and pitied The kindred of him that hath been fleshed upon us; for his misfortunes. When about to be appointed And he is bred out of that bloody strain,
to a wranglership at Cambridge, where he had That hunted us in our familiar paths. Id. Henry V. been admitteil, he neglected to attend at the adI would no more endura
pointed hour, and was afterwards so much afThis wooden slavery, than I would suffer
fected by the loss his inattention occasioned, that The flesh-fly blow my mouth.
Id. Tempest. Was the duke a fleshmonger, a fool, and a coward, he withdrew from the university in self-disgust. as you then reported him? Id. Measure for Measure. and came to London to seek his fortune and ac
Those fruits that are so fleshy, as they cannot make quire fame. There he obtained the situation of drink by expression, yet may make drink by mixture classical assistant in a grammar school, and disof water.
Bacon. charged its duties with zeal for two years, during And thou, my soul, which turn'st with curious eye which period, also, he found leisure to write bis To view the beams of thine own forın divine,
“ Siege of Damascus," “ the Gem," a collection Know, that thou can'st know nothing perfectly, of poems, and a “History of Poland." These While thou art clouded with this flesh of mine.
various publications established his reputation as
Davies. an author, and induced him to abandon the less Very well fleshed and excellently fat. Old Song.
interesting but more permanent mode of life We say it is a fleshy stile when there is much peri.
which he had previously adopted. The failure phrasis and circuit of words, and when with more
of his publisher leaving Fletcher liable for an than enough it grows fat and corpulent.
acceptance of twenty-five pounds, early convinced They may, blood-shaken then,
him of the perilous ocean he had set sail upon, Feel such a fleshquake to possess their powers, and so deeply affected his spirits and faculties, As they shall cry like ours ;
that he suddenly declined taking any sustenance, In sound of peace or wars,
scarcely recognized his intimate acquaintance, No harp e'er hit the stars.
Id. New Inn. and at last fell by his own hand on the 3rd of If he takes away the flesh-pots, he can also alter the February 1833, at the early age of twenty-one appetite.
Taylor's Rule for Holy Living. vears. Nothing resembles death so much as sleep;
FLETCHER (Andrew), of Salton, a celebratYet then our minds themselves from slumber keep, ed Scotch political writer, was the son of Sir When from their fleshly bondage they are free. Robert Fletcher of Salton, and was born in 1653.
His father, on his death-bed, left the care of his A fair and juicy fleshiness.
education to Dr. (afterwards Bp.) Burnet, from Much ostentation, vain fleshly arm,
whom he early contracted an ardent love of liAnd of frail arms, much instrument of war Before mine eyes thou'st sct.
berty, and an aversion to arbitrary government. Id Paradise Regained.
Hence he readily took alarm at the despotic Belial, the dissolutest spirit that fell,
measures of Charles II., and being knight of the The sensualest; and, after Asmodai,
shire for Lothian, at the time the duke of York. The fleshliest incubus.
Id. was commissioner, he openly opposed the desigr.s We mortify ourselves with fish ; and think we fare of that prince. He also assisted lord viscount coarsely, if we abstain from the flesh of other animals. Stair in framing the test act. On these accounts
Browne. he becaine peculiarly obnoxious to the duke; These princes finding them so fleshed in cruelty, as and was at last obliged to flee to Holland, to not to be reclaimed, secretly undertook the matter avoid prosecution. Being cited before the privy alone. Of these he murders one ; he boils the flesh,
council and justiciary court, and not appearing, And lays the mangled morsels in a dish. Dryden.
he was declared an outlaw, and his estate confis
cated. In Holland he was consulted by the earl 'Tis then for nought that mother earth provides
of Argyle concerning the designs then in agitaThe stores of all she shows, and all she bides,
tion; and in 1681 came over to England, with a If men with fleshly morsels must be fed, And chaw with bloody teeth the breathing bread.
Mr. Baillie, to concert matters with lord Russel.
Mr. Fletcher managed his part of the negociation
Id. Flesh should be forborn as long as he is in coats, or
with so much address, that administration could at least till he is two or three years old. Locke. find po pretext for seizing him: Baillie was, A complication of ideas together makes up the sin
however, condemned to death; and, although ofgle complex idea which he calls man, whereof white fered a pardon on condition of accusing his or flesh-colour in England is one. .
Ia. friend, he persisted in rejecting the proposal with The sole of his foot is flat and broad, being very
indignation. In 1685 Mr. Fletcher went to the fleshy, and covered only with a thick skin; but very
Hague, to promote the opposition to the arbifit to travel in sandy places.
trary measures of James II.; but it does not apIt is a wonderful thing in fleshflies, that a fly-mag
pear that he possessed much of the confidence of got in five days space after it is hatched, arrives at iis che party. He, however, joined the duke of full growth and perfect magnitude.
Id. Monmouth upon his landing, and received a Every puny swordsman will think him a good tame principal command under him. But the duke quarry to enter and flesh himself upon.
was deprived of his services by the following Government of the Tongue. occurrence:- Being sent upon an expedition, Fasting serves to mortify the flesh, and subdue the and not esteeming times of danger to be times of lusts thereof.
Smalridge's Sermons. ceremony, he had seized the horse of the mayor of
Lyme, which stood ready equipped for its mas- and estate, when under the dominion of disguised ter. The mayor, hearing this, ran in a passion to despotism sanctioned by a venal parliament.' Fletcher, gave him opprobrious language, shook He also possessed a dignity and warmth of temhis cane, and attempted to strike him. Fletcher, per which would not suffer him to brook an inthough rigid in the duties of morality, yet having dignity from any rank of men, or in any place. been accustomed to foreign service both by sea of this he exhibited a singular proof in the and land, in which he had acquired high ideas Scotch parliament. The earl of Stair, secretary of the honor of a soldier and a gentleman, and of of state and minister for Scotland, having in the the affront of a cane, pulled out his pistol, and heat of debate used an improper expression in shot him dead on the spot. A clamor was on reference to Mr. Fletcher, he seized him by his this raised against him among the people of the robe, and insisted upon public and immediate country: in a body they waited upon the duke satisfaction, when his lordship was obliged inwith their complaints; and he was forced to dis- stantly to beg his pardon, in presence of the miss him. The earl of Buchan and some others parliament of his biographers, however, give the following FLETCHER (Dr. Giles), a politica, writer of account of the cause of his departure. The earl the sixteenth century, was born in Kent, and says that when Monmouth was proclaimed king educated at Eton. In 1569 he took the degree at Taunton, Mr. Fletcher saw his deception, and of B. A. at Cambridge. In 1573 that of M.A. resolved to proceed no farther in his engage- and in 1581, that of LL. D. Ile was sent by ments, which he considered from that moment as queen Elizabeth as a commissioner into Scotland, treason against the just rights of the nation, and Germany, and the Netherlands; and in 1588 as treachery on the part of Monmouth. It was his ambassador to Russia, to settle a treaty of commisfortune to land in Spain; where he was im- merce with the czar Theodore, and revive the mediately arrested, and cast into prison, till a trade of the English Russia Company, which the vessel should be prepared to carry him a victim Dutch had encroached on. This he not only in chains to the court of London. But on the accomplished, but, from the observations he made nioruing before the ship could sail he was liber- during his embassy, drew up and published on ated by some unknown friend, and in disguise he his return, An account of the Russe commonproceeded in safety through Spain. During his wealth, or Manner of Government by the Russe exile he maintained an extensive correspondence Emperor, commonly called the Emperor of with the friends of liberty at home, and partly Moskovia; with the manners and fashions of the employed himself in making a curious collection people of that country, 1590, 8vo., re-printed in of books. He repaired to Hungary, and served 1643 in 12mo. He was afterwards made secreseveral campaigns as a volunteer under the duke tary to the city of London; master of requests, of Lorraine with great reputation. At length, un- and treasurer of St. Paul's; and died in 1610. derstanding that the great design then projecting FLETCHER (Dr. Richard), brother to Dr. Giles, in Holland (and upon the issue of which he was born in Kent, educated and graduated at considered the liberties of Britain to depend), Cambridge, promoted to be dean of Peterbohad attained a considerable degree of maturity, rough, in 1583; bishop of Bristol in 1589; of he hastened thither; where his counsels and ad- Worcester in 1592, and of London in 1594. dress were of eminent service. He came over le attended Mary queen of Scots at her execuwith the stadtholder; and in zeal, activity, and tion, in 1587, and importuned her to change her political skill, proved inferior to none of the leaders religion. He was twice married, which gave in the Revolution. It appears, however, that such offence to the virgin queen, that she while others labored to turn this event to their ordered him to be suspended from his bishopric. own emolument and aggrandisement, Fletcher He was afterwards restored, but the disgrace is asked nothing. His estate had been forfeited, said to have hastened his death. lle died sudand his house abandoned to the military; his denly in his chair at London in 1596. fortune was greatly shattered, and his family re- FLETCHER (John), son of the preceding, was duced to distress. Nothing was given him in born in 1576, and rendered himself famous by recompense of all his sufferings. On the con- his dramatic writings, in concert with his friend trary, he and the duke of Hamilton were distin- Francis Beaumont. See BEAUMONT. He guished by marks of royal and ministerial dislike. was educated at Cambridge, where he made In 1703 he opposed a vote of supply until the a great proficiency in his studies. His natural house should consider what was necessary to se- vivacity, for which he was remarkable, soon rencure the religion and liberties of the nation on dered him a devotee to the Muses; and his forthe death of the queen' (Anne), and carried va- tunate connexion with a genius equal to his own rious limitations of the prerogative, forming part raised him to one of the highest places in the of the « Act of Security, rendered nugatory by temple of poetical fame. He was born nearly ten the Scottish Union, which he vehemently opposed. years before Mr. Beaumont, and survived him He died at London in 1716, aged sixty-six. His about the same length of time; the plague, which remains were conveyed to Scotland, and depo- happened in 1625, involving him in its general sited in the family vault at Salton. His poli- destruction, in his forty-ninth year. tical principles,' says lord Buchan, 'were too · FLETCHER (Phineas), son of Dr. Giles high and refined, and his sentiments were too Fletcher, was educated at Eton, whence he was Roman, or rather, as I may now say, too Gallic, removed to King's College, Cambridge, in 1600. and too much in the odor of philosophical poli- He took orders in 1621, and obtained the living of tics, to accept of the privilege granted by James Helgay in Norfolk, which he retained nearly Il's act of indemnity, to return to his country, twenty-nine years. His principal works are the
Purple Island, and Piscatory Eclogues; the the law, was made advocate for the parliament of former being a description of man, founded Paris, and attended the bar nine years : he then upon an allegory in the ninth canto of the entered into orders, and was made preceptor to second book of the Faerie Queen, and in the the princes of Conti. In 1689 Lewis XIV. Spenserian style. Fletcher also wrote a dramatic made him sub-preceptor to the dukes of Bur. piece entitled Sicelides, intended to be performed gundy, Anjou, and Berry: and in 1706 he gave at Cambridge before king James I., and printed him the priory of Argenteuille. In 1716 he was in 1611; and a work in prose entitled De Lite- chosen counsellor to Louis XV. and died in ratis Antiquæ Britanniæ.
1723. He was the author of a great number of
LLLL FLETCHER (Abraham), an ingenious mathe- esteemed French works; the principal of which matician, born at Little Broughton, in Cumber- are, 1. An Ecclesiastical History, in twenty voland, in 1714, and bred to his father's business, lunes, the last of which ends with the year 1414. which was that of a tobacco-pipe maker. He 2. The Manners of the Israelites and Christians. learned to read and write entirely by his own 3. Institutions of Ecclesiastical Law. 4. On the application, after which he taught himself arith- Choice and Method of study. 5. The Duties of
Larangal metic, and mathematics, to which he added the Masters and Servants, &c.
yete! study of botany. When about thirty years of age FLEURUS, a small town of the Netherlands he became schoolmaster, to which profession he in Hainault, not far from the Sambre. In 1622 added those of astrologer and doctor, by which a celebrated battle took place here between the means he acquired a fortune of £3000. He died Spaniards and Germans; in 1690 between the in 1793. He drew up a compendium of practi- Germans and French, the latter commanded by cal mathematics, under the title of the Universal Luxemburg; in 1794 (26th June), between the Measurer, published in 1 vol. 8vo. allies and French, the latter commanded by
2a fere FLETCHER, or FLECHIERE (John William de Jourdan; and finally on the 14th June, 1815, a la), a Swiss divine, was born at Nyon, in the partial but sharp action between the French and Pays de Vaud. He was educated at Geneva, Prussians, just previous to the battle of Wabut went into the military service in Portugal, terloo. Population 2020. Seven miles north-east which profession he quitted and became a tutor of Charleroi. in the Hill family. In March, 1757, he took FLEUR-DE-LIS, in heraldry. By some this orders; and three years afterwards was made flower is called the lily, or flower of the flag, and vicar of Madeley in Shropshire. In 1770 he took has only three leaves, by which it differs from the charge of lady Huntingdon's school for educating lily of the garden, that having always five; others young men for the ministry, at Trevecca in suppose it to be the top of a sceptre ; some the Wales, but, in consequence of bis anti-calvinistic head of the French battle-axe; others the iron of principles, did not long remain. He then la- a javelin used by the ancient French. Many of bored among the Wesleyan methodists, his at- the deceased antiquaries, accordtachment to whom exposed him to much annoy- ing to D. Orwade, as well as ance. He died in 1786, leaving behind him some of the present day, have a very amiable character, and ten volumes of con- thought, and do think, that it troversial works against Calvinism.
was originally meant to represent FLETEWOOD (William), an eminent Eng- that flower from which it derives lish lawyer and recorder of London, in the reign its name. See diagram, gules, of queen Elizabeth. He was very zealous in a fleur-de-lis argent ; name Digby. suppressing mass-houses, and committing popish FLEURY, a cross-fleury is priests; but once rushing in upon mass at the differenced from the cross-flory, Portuguese ambassador's house, he was commit- hy its having a line between ted to the fleet for breach of privilege, but soon the ends of the cross and released. He was a good popular speaker, wrote the flowers, which that has not. upon yovernment, and was a good antiquarian. See diagram. Azure a cross His principal works are, 1. Annalium tam regum fleury, gules; name Jamieson. Edwardi V. Ricardi III. et Henrici VII. quam Henrici VIII. 2. A Table of the reports
FLEW. The preterite of fly, not of flee. of Edmund Plowden. 3. The Office of a Justice
The people flew upon the spoil. of Peace He died about 1593.
FLEVILLEA, in botany, a genus of the hex O'er the world of waters Hermes flex, andria order, and diæcia class of plants. Male
Till now the distant island rose in view. CAL. quinquefid : coR. quinquefid: stamina five; the nectarium five converging filaments. Female
As years increased her ruddy beauty grew, CAL. quinquefid; there are three styles; fruit an
And Patty's fame o’er all the village flere. Gay. hard trilocular barky apple.
FLEW, n. s. 2 The large chaps of a deep, FLEURI (Andrew, Hercules de), bishop of FLEWED, adj. ] mouthed hound. Chapped Frejus, preceptor to Louis XV., cardinal and mouthed. minister of state, was born in 1653, and died in My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind, 1743. He was an able negociator; and distin- So fleved, so sanded, and their heads are hung guished himself during his ministry by his pro With ears that sweep away the morning dew. bity, and his pacific disposition.
FLEURI, or FLEURY (Claude), one of the best FLEXA’NIMOUS, adj. Latin fierenims. French critics and historians of his age, was Having power to change the disposition of the born at Paris in 1640. He applied himself to mind.
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