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camps, or in quarters distant from rivers, have sword, appeared to Mr. Bruce equal to any he more or less the gravel, occasioned probably by had seen. Sennaar has three tributary governthe use of well water; but at Sennaaz this ments : Kordofan, situated between Senpaar and malady is rare. The elephantiasis is not known, Darfur, to which latter country it is occasionally nor is the small pox endemial.

subjected ; Fazuclo, to the south, a mountainous The commerce of Sennaar consists chiefly in territory, affording a large supply of gold and exchanging the productions of interior Africa slaves, the staples of interior Africa. The gowith those of Egypt and Arabia. The most vernment of 'Sennaar, on conquering this terriextensive communication is with Suakin and tory, continued its mek or sovereign in the capaJidda, by Shendi, and across the track extending city of governor. The third government is that from the Nile to the Red Sea. With Egypt the of El Acie, or Alleis, on the Bahr el Abiad, inintercourse is conducted by two different routes. cluding the original country of the Shilluk One leads along the east of the Nile, and follows tribes. The inhabitants are fishermen, and posthe course of that river to Shendi, when the sess a vast number of boats, with large fleets of caravans strike across the vast deserts of Nubia. which they made their invasion in 1504, and posThe other track is west of the Nile. The cara- sessed themselves of this sovereignty. vans here, in coming from Egypt, quit the Nile Mr. Bruce, who passed through this country at Siout, then strike across the equally extensive in his return from Abyssinia, gives a list of desert to the west of that river. They refresh twenty kings who have reigned in it since its themselves at Charje or the Great Oasis, then conquest by the Shilluks, and of the remarkaproceed for some time by the same track as the ble custom by which the king ascends the throne caravans to Darfur, till they rejoin the Nile at with the expectation of being murdered, whenMoscho, in the territory of Dangola. After ever the general council of the nation' thinks passing through the capital of that kingdom, proper. The dreadful office of executioner bethey come to Korti, where they proceed across longs to a single officer, he says, styled, in the the desert of Bahiouda, and, joining the Nile at language of the country, Sid-el-Coom; and who Derri, follow its course to Sennaar. The com- is always a relation of the monarch himself. It modities drawn from interior Africa, for export was from his registers that Mr. Bruce took the to Egypt and Arabia, are gold dust, called tibbar, list of the kings already mentioned, with the ivory, civet, rhinoceros' horns, but, above all

, number of years they reigned, and which may slaves. The gold still maintains its reputation therefore be received as authentic. The Sid-elas the purest and best in Africa. The foreign Coom in office at the time that Mr. Bruce visited commodity chiefly sought after is blue cloth from this country was named Achmet, and was one of Surat. They receive also spices, hardware, and his best friends. He had murdered the late toys, particularly a kind of black beads made at king, with three of his sons, one of whom was an Venice.

infant at its mother's breast; he was also in daily In the early ages of Christianity this country, expectation of performing the same office to the like Abyssinia, underwent a nominal conversion. reigning sovereign. He was by no means reThe greater part of the inhabitants are now served concerning the nature of his office. When Mahometans however; but practise Pagan as asked by Mr. Bruce why he murdered the king's well as Christian rites. The government is an young son in his father's presence ? he answered absolute monarchy, fcunded as late as the six- that he did it from a principle of duty to the teenth century by a body of Shilluk negroes. king himself, who had a right to see his son On the accession of a new king, all his brothers killed in a lawful and regular manner, which was who can be found are almost invariably put to by cutting his throat with a sword, and not in a death: no female is allowed to reign, and the more painful or ignominious way, which the princesses, who are very numerous, meet with malice of his enemies might possibly have inlittle more respect than their female attendants. flicted. The king, he said, was very little conThis absolute power, however, is tempered by an cerned at the sight of his son's death, but he was extraordinary limitation, which is, that the king so very unwilling to die himself that he often may lawfully be put to death by a council of pressed the executioner to let him escape ; but, the great otticers, whenever they choose to decide finding his entreaties ineffectual, he submitted at that his reign is no longer for the benefit of the last without resistance. On being asked whether public. The execution of the sentence is en- he was not afraid of coming into the presence of trusted to an officer called the sid-el-koom, who the king, considering the office he might possibly is a member of the monarch's own family, and have to perform ? he replied that he was not in master of his household. The fact appears to the least afraid on this account; that it was his be, that the hereditary kings have sunk into a duty to be with the king every morning, and species of pageants, kept up merely to amuse very late in the evening; that the king knew he the people, and that the real power is now in would have no hand in promoting his death; the hands of the chief officers, civil and mili- but that, when the matter was absolutely detertary. The troops stationed immediately around mined, the rest was only an affair of decency; the capital consist of about 14,000, of a race of and it would undoubtedly be his own choice negroes called Naba, from which is derived the rather to fall by the hand of his own relation in general name of Nubia. The infantry are armed private than by a hired assassin, an Arab, or a with a short javelin and a round shield, and Christian slave, in sight of the populace. On the appear to be by no means good troops; but the death of any of the sovereigns of this country, horse amounting to 1800, though armed only his eldest son succeeds; on which as many of with coats of mail and a broad Sclavonian his brothers as can be found are apprehended,

and put to death by the Sid-el-Coom, Women which is only that species of millet named dora. are excluded from the sovereignty here as well There are great hollows made in the earth at proas in Abyssinia. The princesses of Sennaar, per distances throughout the country, which fill however, are worse off than those of Abyssinia, with water in the rainy season, and are afterhaving no settled income, nor being treated in wards of great use to the Arabs as they pass any degree better than the daughters of private from the cultivated parts of the sands. The fiy, persons. The king is obliged, once in his life- which is such a dreadful enemy to the cattle, is time, to plough and sow a piece of ground, never seen to the northward of Shaddly. To the whence he is named Baady, the countryman or west of these granaries the country is quite full peasant,' a title as common among the monarchs of trees as far as the river Abiad, or El-aice. In of Sennaar as Cæsar was among the Romans. this extensive plain there are two ridges of The royal family marry Arab women; the white mountains, one called Jebbel Moira, or the color of the mother is communicated to the Mountain of Water ; the other Jibbel Segud, or child. This, we are told by Mr. Bruce, is inva- the Cold Mountain. Both enjoy a fine climate, and riably the case when a negro man of Sennaar serve for a protection to the farms about Shaddly marries an Arab woman; and it holds equally and Aboud already mentioned. · Here also are good when an Arab man marries a negro wo- fortresses placed in the way of the Arabs, which man; and he likewise informs us that he never oblige them to pay tribute in their flight frem saw one black Arab all the time that he was at the cultivated country, during the rains, to the Sennaar. The soil and climate of this country is dry lands of Atbara. Each of these districts is extremely unfavorable both to man and beast. governed by the descendants of their anciem The men are strong and remarkable for their and native princes, who long resisted all the size, but short-lived ; and there is such a mor- power of the Arabs. Sacrifices of a horrid natality among the children that, were it not for a ture are said to have been offered up on these constant importation of slaves, the metropolis mountains till about the year 1554, when one of would be depopulated. The shortness of their the kings of Sennaar besieged first one and then lives, however, may perhaps be accounted for, the other of the princes in their mountains; and, from their indulging themselves from their in- having forced them to surrender, he fastened a fancy in every kind of excess. No horse, mule, chain of gold to each of their ears, exposed them nor ass, will live at Sennaar, or for many miles in the market-place at Sennaar, and sold them round it. The case is the same with bullocks, for slaves at less than a farthing each. Soon sheep, dogs, cats, and poultry; all of them must after this they were circumcised, converted to go to the sands every half year. Bruce assures the Mahometan religion, and restored to their us this is the case every where about the metro- kingdom. “Nothing,' says Mr. Bruce,' is more polis of this country, where the soil is a fat pleasant, than the country around Sennaar in the earth during the first season of the rains. Two end of August and beginning of September. The greyhounds which he brought along with him grain, being now sprung up, makes the whole of from Atbara, and the mules he brought from this immense plain appear a level green land, Abyssinia, lived only a few weeks after their interspersed with great lakes of water, and ornaarrival at Sennaar. Several of the kings of Sen- mented at certain intervals, with groups of vilnaar have tried to keep lions, but it was almost lages; the conical tops of the houses presenting at found impossible to preserve them alive after the a distance the appearance of small encampments. rains. They will live, however, as well as other Through this very extensive plain winds the quadrupeds, in the sands, at no great distance Nile, a delightful river there, above a mile broad, from the capital. No species of tree, except the full to the very brim, but never overflowing. lemon, flowers near this city. In other parts the Every where on these banks are seen herds of the soil of Sennaar is exceedingly fertile, being said most beautiful cattle of various kinds. The to yield 300 fold.

banks of the Nile about Sennaar resemble the About twelve miles to the north-west of Sen- pleasantest part of Holland in summer : but naar is a collection of villages named Shaddly, soon after, when the rains cease, and the sun from a great saint of that name who constructed exerts its utmost influence, the dora begins to several granaries here. These granaries are large ripen, the leaves to turn yellow and to rot, the pits dug in the ground, and well plastered in the lakes to putrefy, smell, become full of vermin, inside with clay, then filled with grain when it and all its beauty suddenly disappears : bare is at its lowest price, and afterwards covered up scorched Nubia returns, and all its terrors of and plastered again at top: these pits they call poisonous winds and moving sands, glowing and matamores. On any prospect of dearth they ventilated with sultry blasts, which are followed are opened, and the corn sold to the people. by a troop of terrible attendants; epilepsies, About twenty-five miles north of Shaddly there apoplexies, violent fevers, obstinate agues, and is another set of granaries named Wed-Aboud, lingering painful dysenteries, still more obstinate still greater than Shaddly; and upon these two and mortal. War and treason seem to be the the subsistence of the Arabs principally depends: only employments of this horrid people, whom for as these people are at continual war with Heaven has separated by almost impassable deeach other, and direct their fury rather against serts from the rest of mankind; confining them the crops than the persons of their enemies, the to an accursed spot, seemingly to give them an whole of them would be unavoidably starved, earnest in time of the only other curse which he were it not for this extraordinary resource. Small has reserved to them for an eternal hereafter.' villages of soldiers are scattered up and down With regard to the climate of the country round this country to guard the grain after it is sown, Sennaar, Mr. Bruce has several very curious obser

rations. The thermometer rises in the shade to covered her chin, leaving her teeth bare, which 119° ; but the degree indicated by this instrument were small and very fine. The inside of her lip does not at all correspond with the sensations occa was made black with antimony. Her ears reached sioned by it, nor with the color of the people who down to her shoulders, and had the appearance live under it. • Nations of blacks,' says he, ' live of wings ; there was a gold ring in each of them within lat. 13° and 14°; about 10° south of about five inches in diameter, and somewhat them, nearly under the line, all the people are smaller than a man's little finger; the weight of white, as we had an opportunity of observing which had drawn down the hole, where her ear daily in the Galla Sennaar, which is in lat. was pierced, so much that three fingers might 13°, and is hotter by the thermometer 50°, when easily pass above the ring. She had a gold the sun is most distant from it, than Gondar, necklace of several rows, one below another; to which is a degree farther south when the sun is which were hung rows of sequins pierced. She vertical. At Sennaar, from 70° to 78° of Fah- bad two manacles of gold upon her ancles, larger renheit's thermometer is cool ; from 79° to 92° than those used for chaining felons. Our author temperate; at 92° begins warmth. Although could not imagine how it was possible for her to the degree of the thermometer marks a greater walk with them, till he was inforined that they beat than is felt by us strangers, the sensations were hollow. The others were dressed much in of the natives bear still a less proportion to that the same manner; only there was one who had degree than ours. On the 2nd of August, while chains coming from her ears to the outside of I was lymg perfectly enervated on a carpet in a each nostril, where they were fastened. A ring room deluged with water at twelve o'clock, the was also put through the gristle of her nose, and thermometer at 116°, I saw several black labor- which hung down to the opening of her mouth; ers pulling down a house, working with great having altogether something of the appearance of vigor, without any symptoms of being incom- a horse's bridle; and Mr. Bruce thinks that she moded.' The dress of the people of Sennaar must have breathed with difficulty. consists only of a long shirt of blue cloth, which SENNACHERIB, king of Assyria, succeeded wraps them up from the under part of the neck his father Salmanasar, about A. A. C. 714. Heto the feet. The men sometimes have a sash zekiah, king of Judea, having refused to pay him tied about their middle; and both men and wo- tribute, though he afterwards submitted, he inmen go barefooted in the houses, whatever their vaded Judah with a great army, took several rank may be. The floors of their apartments, forts, and after repeated insolent and blaspheespecially those of the women, are covered with mous messages besieged Jerusalem; but his Persian carpets. Both men and women anoint army being suddenly smitten with a pestilence, themselves, at least once a day, with camels' which cut off 185,000 in a night, he returned to grease mixed with civet, which, they imagine, Nineveh, where he was murdered in the temple softens their skins, and preserves them from cu- of Nisroch by his sons Adramelech and Sharezer, taneous eruptions, of which they are so fearful and was succeeded by his other son Esar-haddon. that they confine themselves to the house, if they (See Assyria, and 2 Kings xviii. and xix.) Heobserve the smallest pimple on their skins. rodotus tells us that he also attempted to inWith the same view of preserving their skins, vade Egypt, but was defeated by an army of though they have a clean shirt every day, they rats. See EGYPT. sleep with a greased one at night, having no SENNAR. See SENNAAR. other covering but this. Their bed is a tanned SENNE, a river of the French empire, in the bull's hide, which this constant greasing softens department of the Dyle, and ci-devant province very much; it is also very cool, though it gives of Austrian Brabant, which runs into the Dea smell to their bodies from which they cannot mer, a little below Malines. be freed by any washing. Our author gives a SENNEFIELD, an imperial town of Gervery curious description of the queens and ladies many, allotted by the division of the indemnities of the court at Sennaar. He had access to to the king of Bavaria, the same with Sennheld them as a physician, and was permitted to pay in Franconia, two miles south-east of Schweinhis visit alone. He was first shown into a large furt. square apartment, where there were about fifty SENNERTUS (Daniel), an eminent physiblack women, all quite naked, excepting a very cian, born in 1572 at Breslaw. In 1593 he was narrow piece of cotton rag about iheir waists. sent to Wirtemberg, where he made great proAs he was musing whether these were all queens, gress in philosophy and physic. He visited the one of them took him by the hand, and led him universities of Leipsic, Jena, Francfort on the into another apartment much better lighted than Oder, and Berlin ; but soon returned to Wirthe former. Here he saw three women sitting upoń temberg, where he obtained the degree of M.D., a bench or sofa covered with blue Surat cloth; and soon after a professorship in the same fathey themselves being clothed from the neck to culty He was the first who introduced the the feet with cotton shirts of the same color. study of chemistry into that university, and These were three of the king's wives; his favor- gained great reputation by his works, his pracite, who was one of the number, appeared to be tice, and his benevolent disposition. He died about six feet high, and so corpulent that our of the plague at Wirtemberg, in 1637. By contraveller imagined her to be the largest creature tradicting the ancients, he raised himself enemies. he had seen next to the elephant and rhinoceros. Having asserted that the seed of all living creaHer features perfectly resembled those of a ne- ture is animated, and that the soul of this seed gro; a ring of gold passed through her under produces organisation, he was accused of imlip, and weighed it down, till, like a tlap, it piety, and even blasphemy. Among his writings

are, Epitome Naturalis Scientiæ, 1618, 8vo., re SENSE, 1. 8.

Fr. sens; Lat. senpeatedly printed ; Liber de Chymicorum con Sensa'tiox,

sus. Faculty or power sensu et dissensu cum Aristotelicis et Galenicis, Sexs'ed, adj

by which external ob1629, 4to.; and Hypomnemata Physica, 1650.

Sense'FUL,

jects are perceived ; These were much in request in the seventeenth SENSE'LESS,

perception of such century, and were published collectively at Lyons, SENSE'LESSLY, adv. objects; hence intel1676, 6 vols. folio.

SexSE'LESSNESS, n. S.

lectual perception; SENNENTUS (Andrew), eldest son of the pre SENSIBILITY, apprehension; underceding, also received his education at Wirtem SENS'IBLE, adj. standing; reason ; berg, and after visiting Leipsic, Jena, and Stras Sens'ıBLENESS, n. . consciousness; hence burg, and the Dutch universities, became SENS'IBLY, adv. also, meaning; improfessor of the oriental languages in that uni Sens'itive, adj. port: sensation is, perversity. He died in 1679, aged sixty-three. SeNS'ITIVELY, adv. ception by means of Besides a number of philological dissertations, Senso'rium, n. s. the senses; hence menhe was the author of Hypotyposis Harmonica Sens'ory,

tal emotion; sensed Linguarum Orientalium, Chaldee, Syræ, Arabicæ Sensu'ous, adj. j (obsolete), perceived cum Matre Hebræa, 1666, 4to.; Sciagraphia, by the senses : senseful, reasonable, judicious Doctrinæ inextricabalis adhuc de Accentibus (also disused): senseless, wanting sense of any Hebræorum, 1664, 4to; Dissertatio de Lingua- kind; ignorant; stupid; unreasonable: the rum Orientalium Originibus, Antiquitate, Pro- adjective and adverb corresponding: sensibility gressione, Incrementis, 1669; &c. &c.

is quickness or delicacy of sensation ; delicate SEN'NIGHT, n. s. Contracted from seven- perception : sensible, having the use of the night. The space of seven nights and days; a senses or power of perception by them; percepweek. See FORTNIGHT. If mention is made, tible by the senses or by the mind; perceiving on Monday, of Thursday sennight, the Thurs- by the mind or senses ; having moral or intelday that follows the next Thursday is meant. lectual perception; convinced, persuaded; ju

Time trots hard with a young maid between the dicious; wise: the noun substantive and adverb contract of her marriage and the day it is solem following correspond : sensitive is having se

sense nized ; if the interim be but a se'nnight, time's pace or perception as distinct from reason; the adverb is so hard that it seems the length of seven years. corresponding: the sensorium or sensory is the

Shakspeare. As You Like It. seat of sense, or that part of the body whence SENOCʻULAR, adj. Lat. seni and oculus. the senses transmit the perceptions to the mind : Having six eyes.

sensuous is tender; pathetic; (used only by Most animals are binocular, spiders octonocular,

Milton). and some senocular. Derham's Physico. Theology. This Basilius, having the quick sense of a lover, SENOGALLIA, or Sexa, an ancient town of took as though his mistress bad given him a secret

Sidney. Italy, in Umbria, on the Adriatic; built by the

reprehension.

The charm and venom which they drunk, Galli Senones, A. U. C. 396.

Their blood with secret filth infected hath, SENONES, in ancient history and geography, Being diffused through the senseless trunk, a people of Gallia Celtica, situated on the Se- That through the great contagion direful deadly quana to the south of the Parisii, near the con

stunk.

Faerie Queene. fluence of the Jeavana or Yonne with that river. In this sense, to be preserved from sin is not imTheir most considerable exploit was their inva- possible.

Hooker, sion of Italy, and taking and burning of Rome.

Endless and senseless effusions of indigested prayers See ROME. This was done by a colony of oftentimes disgrace, in most unsufferable manner, them long before transported into Italy, and the worthiest part of Christian duty towards God.

Id. settled on the Adriatic. Their chief towns in Italy were Sena, Pisaurum, Ariminum, and Fa

By reason man attaineth unto the knowledge of num Fortunæ. Their capital Agendicum, in things that are and are not sensible : it resteth, there

fore, that we search how man attaineth unto the Gaul, was in the lower age called Senones, now knowledge of such things unsensible as are to be Sens. In Italy, the Senones extended themselves known.

Id, as far as the river, Aesis; but were afterwards That church of Christ, which we properly terin driven beyond the Rubicon, which became the his body mystical, can be but one ; neither can that boundary of Galla Cisalpina.-Polybius, Strabo. one be sensibly discerned by any, inasmuch as the

SENS, a considerable town of France, in the parts thereof are some in heaven already with Christ. department of the Yonne, situated on a hill wa

l... tered by that river, and by the Vanne. It is the see

Would your cambrick were as sensible as you! of an archbishop, and to the college belongs a mu

finger, that you night leave pricking it for pity. seum and library. It has manufactures of wool

Shakspeare. lens, velvet, stockings, gloves, and leather; the I should not make so great a shew of zeal.

If thou wert sensible of courtesy,

I. trade consists in corn, wine, wool, coal, and

The sensibleness of the eye renders it subject to hemp. Several ecclesiastical councils have been held here ; among others that of 1140, in which pain, as also unfit to be dressed with sharp medica

Id. the famous Abelard was condemned. It was

He should have lived, taken by an allied force, chiefly Austrian, on Save that his riotous youth, with dangerous sense the 11th of February, 1814, but evacuated soon Might in the times to come have ta’en revenge. Id. after. Thirty-four miles west of Troyes, and

My hearty friends, eighty-four south-east Paris.

You cake me in too dolorous a sense,

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You blocks! you worse than senseless things ! Id. couraged to beliove that in some sense all things are He is your brother, lords ; sensibly fed

made for man, that therefore they are not made at Of that self-blood that first gave life to you.

all for themselves.

More. These be those discourses of God, whose effects In one sense it is, indeed, a building of gold and those that live witness in themselves; the sensible in silver upon the foundation of Christianity. Tillotson. their sensible natures, the reasonable in their reason The great design of this author's book is to prove able souls.

Raleigh. this, which I believe no man in the world was ever Spiritual species, 'both visible and audible, will so senseless as to deny.

Id. work upon the sensories, though they move not any Of the five senses two are usually and most properly other body.

Bacon. called the senses of learning, as being most capable In a living creature, though never so great, the of receiving communication of thought and notions sense and the effects of any one part of the body in. by selected signs : and these are hearing and seeing. stantly make a transcursion throughout the whole.

Holder's Elements of Speech. Id. Bacon's Natural History. Idleness was punished by so many stripes in pubThis color often carries the mind away, yea, it lic, and the disgrace was more sensible than the pain. deceiveth the sense ; and it seemeth to the eye a

Temple. shorter distance of way, if it be all dead and con A sudden pain in my right foot increased sensibly. tinued, than if it have trees or buildings, or any

Id. other marks whereby the eye may divide it.

All the actions of the sensitive appetite are in

Bacon. painting called passions, because the soul is agitated Though things sensible be numberless,

by them, and because the body suffers and is sensibly Yet only five the senses' organs be!

altered.

Dryden. And in those five all things their forms express,

Even I, the bold, the sensible of wrong, Which we can touch, taste, feel, or hear, or see. Restrained by shame, was forced to hold my tongue, Duvies.

Id. If we had nought but sense, then only they Such is the mighty swiftness of your mind, Should have sound minds which have their senses That, like the earth's, it leaves the sense behind. Id. sound;

In the due sense of my want of learning, I only But wisdom grows when senses do decay,

make a confession of my own faith.

Id. And folly most in quickest sense is found. Id.

The wretch is drenched too deep; To draw Mars like a young Hippolitus, with an His soul is stupid, and his heart asleep, effeminate countenance, or that hot-spurred Harpa. Fattened in vice ; so callous and so gross, lice in Virgil, proceedeth from a senseless and over. He sins and sees not, senseless of his loss. Id. cold judgment.

Peacham. Some are so hardened in wickedness as to have no The brain, distempered by a cold, beating against sense of the most friendly offices. L'Estrunge. the root of the auditory nerve, and protracted to the I do not say there is no soul in man because he is tympanum, causes the sensation of noise.

not sensible of it in his sleep; but I do say he cannot Harvey on Consumption. think at any time, waking or sleeping, without being If we be not extremely foolish, thankless, or sense- sensible of it.

Locke. less, a great joy is more apt to cure sorrow than a Other creatures, as well as monkies, little wiser great trouble is.

Taylor. than they, destroy their young by senseless fondness Some balances are so exact as to be sensibly and too much embracing.

Id. turned with the eightieth part of a grain.

If any one should be found so senselessly arrogant Wilkins's Math, Magic. as to suppose man alone knowing and wise, and but yet They would repent this their senseless perverseness the product of mere ignorance and chance, and that all when it would be too late, and when they found the rest of the universe acted only by that blind hapthemselves under a power that would destroy them. hazard, I shall leave with him that very rational and Clarendon. emphatical rebuke of Tully.

Id. Both contain

l'his great source of most of the ideas we have deWithin them every lower faculty

pending

wholly upon our senses, and derived by them Of sense, whereby they hear, see, smell, touch, taste. to the understanding, I call sensation.

ja. Milton. Vegetables have many of them some degrees of God, to remove his ways from human sense, motion, and, upon the different application of other Placed heaven from earth so far.

Id.

bodies to them, do very briskly alter their figure and All before Richard I. is before time of memory, motion, and so have obtained the name of sensitive and what is since, is, in a legal sense, within the time plants, from a motion which has some resemblance to of memory.

Hale. that which in animals follows upon sensation. Diversity of constitution, or other circumstances, Bodies are such as are endued with a vegetative vary the sensations ; and to them of Java pepper is soul, as plants ; a sensitive soul, as animals; or a cold. Glanville's Scepsis. rational soul, as the body of man.

Ray. Let the sciolist tell me, why things must needs be The sensitive plant is so called because, as soon as so as his iodividual senses represent them; is he sure you touch it, the leaf shrinks.

Mortimer. that objects are not otherwise sensed by others, than The senselessness of the tradition of the crocodile's they are by him? And why must his sense be the moving his upper jaw, is plain, from the articulation infallible criterion? It may be, what is white to us, of the occiput with the neck, and the nether jaw with is black to negroes. Id.

Grew. A blind man conceives not colours, but under the Men, otherwise senseful and ingenions, quote such notion of some other sensible faculty.

Id. things out of an author as would never pass in conThe space left and acquired in every sensible mo- versation.

Norris. ment in such slow progressions, is so inconsiderable, It is a senseless thing, in reason, to think that one that it cannot possibly move the sense.

Id. of these interests can stand without the other, when, I speak my private but impartial sense,

in the very order of natural causes, government is With frsedom, and, I hope, without offence. preserved by religion.

South's Sermons. Roscommon. The senseless grave feels not your pious sorrows.

Rowe A haughty presumption, that because we are enVol. XX.

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the upper.

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