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And send them here through hard assays

very opposite to that intended by the use of free With a crown of deathless praise.

mentations. To triumph in victorious dance

FON, 1.s. Scott. A word now obsolete. I O'er sensual folly and intemperance. Milton. fool; an idiot.

Would'st see the world abroad and have a share Sichs I hold hiin for a greater fin, In all the fulles and the turnults there. Coulty. That lours the thing he innot purchase. Spinset. Thy hum’ous vein, thy pleasing folly,

FOND), 17. 9., From the Sin Lies all neglected, all forgot.

Fou'lr, 11.

fridian, to 17"; 0; Leave such to trille with mor: grace and easi,

FOND'LIT, 11. s.

the German finden, Whom fully pleas's, or whose fullves pliase. Pope.


to find or stiek. In This is foliy, childhool's guide,


Scottish it is fin. This is childhood at her side. Hurchts worth.


i Chaucer uses tunne Tired with the busy crowus that all the day in the sense of to deat; to be foolis. It is now Impatient throng where Folly's altars fame,

applied to the manner of displaying a too vera My languid powers dissolve with quick decay,

ment and chililish attachunent, and Generally sina Till genial sleep repair the sinkin, framnr.


nities frolich; sily; indiscreet; imprudent; in que

dicious; foolishlytender; injudiciously indulgent; FOMENT', 1. a. Fr. fomentar; Lat. to

pleased in 100 criata derrap; foolishly delighted. FOMENTA'LION, 11. s. motor. To cherish with

These senses apply to all the parts of the word FOVENT'ER, . s. Sheat; to brithe with warm fi lotions; to encourage; to support; to cherish; to soothe. A fomentation is partial bathins,

He was beaten out of all love of learning by a fired

school-master. called alsu stuping, which is applying hot tane


Foudness it were, for any, Leing frer, nels to any part, dipped in medicated decoc

To covet festers, though they golden be. tions, whereby the steains breathe into the parts,


Thut the Grecians or Gentiles ever did think it a and discuss obstructed humors.

fund er unlikely way to seek men's convenion y Fomentation calleth forth the humour by vapours; sermons, we have not heard.

Houker. but yet, in regard of the way made by the poultis, How will this fadye? My master loves her diary; draweeh gently the humours out; for it is a Lentl. And I, poor monster, fond as much on him; fomentation, and hath withil a minore of some stil. And she, mistakin, seeins to doat on me. Shakopeurt. pefactive.

Baron's Vatural History. Tall these sad women, Tbese fatal distampers, as they did much hurt to 'Tis fimto wail inevitable strokes, the body politick at home, being like huinours stirred As 'lis to laugh at them.

Id. Coriolanus. in the natural without evacuation, so did they pro- Thiey err, that either through indulgence to others, duce disadvantageous effects abroad; and better had or fundness to any sin in themselves, substitute for rei: been that the raisers and fumenters of them liad pentance any thing that is less than a sincere resonever sprung up.

Houil. lution of new ubedience, attended with faithful enEvery kind that lives,

deavour, ind meet fruits of this change. Hammond, Fomented by his virtual power, and warmed. Milton.

Thou see'st Blame then thyself, as reason's law requires,

How sulily to detain thee I devise, Since nature gave, and thou foment'st my fires.

Inviting thee io hear while I relate;

Dryden. Fund! were it not in hope of thy reply. Milton. They are troubled with those ill humours, which As we should not be sour, so we ought not to be they themselves infused and fomented in tbem.


Luche. "Twas not revenge for grieved Apollo's wrong
He fomented the head with opiates to procure sleep, Those ass's ears on Midas' temple hung;
and a solution of opium in water to fument the fore-

But fond repentance of his happy wish.
Bue funt

Wallet. head.


The bent of our own minds may favour any opinion The medicines were prepared by the physicians,

· or action, that may shew it to be a fondling of our own. and the lotions or fomentations by the muses.

Locke. FOMESTALOssare usually applied as warm as .

Like Venus I'll shine, the patient can bear, in the following mamer :-

Bc fond and be fine.

Addison. Two flannel cloths are dipped into the heated

I, fond of my well-chosen srai, liquor, ove of which is wrung as dry as the ne My pictures, medals, books complete. Prior. cessary speed will admit, then immediately ap- Any body would have guessed Miss to have been plied to the part atiected; it lies on until the bred up under a crucl stepdame, and John to be heat begins to go off, and the other is in reddi- the fondling of a tender mother. ness to apply at the instant in which the first is

Arbuthnot's John Bull. removed: thus these flannels are alternately an

Funily or severely kind.


Even before the fatal (ngine closed, plied, so as to keep the afficted part constantly

m y A wretched sylphe 100 fondly interposedl: supplied with them warm. This is continueel Fate urged the shears, and cut the sylph in twain. fifteen or twenty minutes, and repeated two or

Pepe. three times a day. Every intention of relaxing Some valuing those of their own side or mind, and soothing by fomentations may be iuiswerer Seill make themselves the measure of mankind : as well by warm water alone, is when emollients Fondly we think we inerit honour then, are boiled in it; lut when discutients or antisop When we but praise ours. Ives in other nen. Id. tics are required, such ingredients must be called

Brida funuilling and an heiress, in as are adapted to that enil. The decree of Dressurt like any lady may'ress; heat should never exceed that of producing a Cockerid by the servants round, pleasing sensation : great heat produces effects Was too good to touch the ground. Swift

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They are allowed to miss the child at meeting and stituted a mandarin, with power of governing parting; but a professor, who always stands by, them independent of the officers of the city will not suffer them to use any fondling expressions. This pagod was supported as long as this dynasty

lasted; but that of the eastern Tartars, which Corinna, with that youthful air,

succeeded, suffered it to fall to ruin. Is thirty, and a bit to spare :

FONSECA (Eleanor, marchioness de), a moHer fondness for a certain earl

deru Neapolitan political writer, was born in NaBegan when I was but a girl.

ples about 1768, and married the marquis de Some are so fond to know a great deal at once, Fonseca, a Spanish nobleman settled in that city and love to talk of things with freedom and boldness

in 1784. She was an attendant on the late queen; hefore they thoroughly understand them. Watts.

but having given offence to her majesty, and the This is fond, because it is the way to cheat thyself. English

thyselt. English minister, she was dismissed, and forbid

Tillotson. Your extreme fondness was perhaps as displeasing

den to appear again at court. She now engaged

in her studies, and assisted the celebrated Spalto God before, as now your extreme affliction.

Temple. lanzani in his scientific researches. On the But reason with your fond religion fights ;

breaking out of the French revolution, she beFor many gods are many infinites. Dryden. came one of its warmest partizans : and engaged Fame is in itself a real good, if we may believe

in various intrigues against her country. In 1799, Cicero, who was perhaps too fond of it.


the king and royal family being obliged to quit - : upon a tone

Naples, the Lazaroni rose and threatened the A touch of hers, his blood would ebb and flow,

lives of those who were in the French interest; And his check change tempestuously--his heart

among whom the marchioness de Fonseca narUnknowing of its agony.

rowly escaped their fury. When her party obBut she in these fond feelings had no share : tained the ascendancy, she commenced the NeaHer sighs were not for him; to her he was

politan Monitor, a journal in which she veheEven as a brother—but no more.

mently attacked the royal family, and especially

Byron. The Dream. the queen. Madame Fonseca was in the zenith FONE, n.s. Plural of foe. Obsolete.

of her fame when the measures of cardinal Ruffo

obliged the French to quit Naples, and she was A barbarous troop of clownish fone. Spenser.

persuaded to seek her safety in flight; but she FONG-YANG, a city of China, in the pro- refused, and the cardinal caused her to be arvince of Kiang-Nan, situated on a mountain, rested. She was hanged July 29th, 1790. which bangs over the Yellow River, and encloses FONT, n. s. Lat. fons; Fr. fonte. A stone with its walls several fertile little hills. Its ju- vessel in which the water for holy baptism is risdiction is very extensive, comprehending contained in the church. eighteen cities; five of which are of the second,

The presenting of infants at the holy font is by their and thirteen of the third class. As this was the


Hooker. birth-place of the emperor Hong-Vou, chief of the

The time is come, a knave child she bere ; preceding dynasty, he formed a design of ren

Mauricius at the font-stone they him calle. dering it a magnificent city, and making it the

Chaucer. The Man of Lawes Tale seat of empire. After having expelled the west

I have no name, no title; ern Tartars, who had taken possession of China, No, not that name was given me at the font. he transferred his court hither, and named the

Shaksneare city Fong-Yang, i.e. the Place of the Eagle's

There the large olive rains its amber store, Splendor. His intention was to beautify and

nd In marble fonts.

Byron. Don Juan. enlarge it; but the inequality of the ground, the Font was anciently used for the place, whescarcity of fresh water, and above all the vicinity ther river, lake, or artificial reservoir, in which of his father's tomb, made him change his design. persons received their initiation into Christianity By the unanimous advice of his principal officers by the ceremony of immersion. It is now genhe established his court at Nan-King, and put a erally confined to those marble vessels in the stop to the intended works, and nothing was fi- churches in which the water for the sprinkling of nished but three monuments, which still remain. infants is kept. Great Britain can boast of many The extent and magnificence of these show what extraordinary fonts highly interesting to the ecthe beauty of this city would bave been, had the clesiastical antiquary. That of Bridekirk, in emperor pursued his original design. The first Cumberland, is allowed to be of Danish origin; is the tomb of his father, to decorate which no and that which was recently removed, in the expense was spared : it is called Hoan-Lin, or spirit of modern improvement, from the church the Royal Tomb. The second is a tower of an of St. Peter in the East, Oxford, exhibited proofs oblong form, and 100 feet high. The third is a of an antiquity nearly as early. The font in St. magnificent temple erected to the god Fo. At Mary's church, Lincoln, dated 1340, is handsome first it was only a pagod to which Hong-Vou re- and of good proportions, as is the elaborately tired after having lost his parents, and wbere he sculptured one in Winchester cathedral. was admitted as an inferior domestic (See Hong- FONTAINBLEAU, a town of France, in the Vou); but, as soon as he mounted the throne, department of the Seine and Marne, and chief he caused this superb temple to be raised out of place of a canton in the district of Melun. It is gratitude to the Bonzes, who had received him celebrated for its magnificent palace, once the in his distress, and assigned them a revenue general autumnal residence of the kings of sufficient for the maintenance of 300 persons, France. It was erected in the thirteenth century, under a chief of their own sect, whom he con- and considerably improved by Louis XIV, and

XV. It is a vast irregular pule of building; sur- greatest, is the most singularly original of all rounded by the forest of Fontainblean, anciently the writers of the age of Louis XIV. the most an called the forest of Bierre, of a circular form, and object of despair to imitators, and the writer said to contin 211,180 acres. The town and whom it would cost nature most pains 10 riprochaican wind in the centre. The town princi- durer's pally consists of one street, ofconsiderable lenin. TONTUN L'Erfalt, in the departinent of Hitler Buonaparte brought the roval tuity of the tortil, bad ci-devant province of Humanit, Spain, and made a memorable treaty with then, between the Sambre and viruse, three n 1807. 11°rp also lie first resign his impye West of Charleroi, and ten cast of Nons, li wins rial dignity. The town is said to contain a po- ceded to France in 1007. Near it the French pulation of 9000.

Werid featud by the troops of the allies under FONTAINE (Johnsela), a celebrated French the prince of Orangst, in June 1794. Livet, was born at Chateau-Thierri in Cham- FONTAINES (Peter Frucis), a French paune, July 8th, 1021. At nineteen he entered critic, born at Rouen in 1685. At fifteen he among'at the Oratoriais, but quitted that order in futerach into the society of the Jesuits, and at Ciuhteell months. At the app of twenty-two), on thirty quitted it, though he was a priest, and liad haring an ode of Malherbe's really upon the il cuie in Normandy. laring picted sorte 11assessination of Henry ll., he wils so taken tention at Puris by his critical productions, the with it, that the poural tire, which haid before abbo Bimon 17:21 committed to him the lain dormant within him, seemed to be kindled Journal des Serrans. In 1731 he begnu a varh from that of Malherbe. lle read his works with entitled Non clisti di Parmasse, ou Reti Vitilis those of the best Latin an Greek authors, ils sur les ouvrages Foucaux; but only proceeded well as the best compositions in French and 10 iso volumes; the work harin's licensepItalian. Some time afterwards he married a pressit.] by authority, from the incenent condaughter of a lieutenant-eneral, a relation of pilulta cot cuthors ridiculed the ri-in. In 173 ; be the heat Racine. This youllilaly Wads It'

marh- obtained a new privile für il periodical proable for the delicacy of lier wit, and fontaine duction entitled, Oorvitions sur les Erriis dever compound my work without consultu Modernes; while altre continuint to thirty-three her. The famous duchess of Bullon, niece volumes, Hils suppressed in 17:33. Yet in 1741 io Cardinal Mazarine, being exiled to Chateau- he puliished oljer vieshly paper, called alusta Thierri, took particulier notice of Containe. ( pon mnens sur les ouvrages Voliveux which purinn her really lie tollowed her to l'iris, where he ob- cecided to cleven volumes; the last two bene tained in pension, and met with many friends and completed by other hands. In 174,5 he was prins at court. She took him to live at ber attacked with a disoriler in the breast which Borsvorili's wher, divested of domestic concerns, he ended in a drops that provell fatal in tive cultivated an acquaintance with all the great weeks. The abbé de lit Torti', published, in men of the are. It Wits liis custom, after he wils 1757, L'Esprit de l'Allie di's Fontames, in 1 fixed at Paris, to go (very year, in September, vols. 12mo. with his Liti', il Catalogue of his 10 Chateau-Thierri, and visit his wife, carryin's works, and of writinis remainst him. with bin Racine, Desporraux, Chamille, and other FONTAVEL, 12. s. I'r. jintunulle. An issue ; celebrate writers. After the death of W. de la a discharge opened in the bely. Sabliere, he was invited into England, particularly by St. Erreond, who promised him all

A person petorick, subject to hoe difuxions, was

dvised to a fun and in her arm. the comforts of life; but the ditticulty of learning

Fisinan. English, and the liberality of the duke of Bur

FONTANGE, 11. s. From the name of the yunds, prevented his vorace. Ibout the end of 1692 he fell dangerously ill, made a general

first wearer. A knot of ribands on the top ot confession, and, before he receive the sacrament,

the head-dress. Out of use. sent for the entlemen of the French Academy, Those old-fashioned fontanges rose an ell above and in their presence declared his sincere com- the head : they were pointed like steeples, and had punction for having composed his Tales; it work long loose picers of crape, which were fringed, and which he said he could not reflect upon without

hung down their backs.

Addison. the greatest detestation, le survived this illness FONTENAY (John Baptist Blain De), a two years, living in the most exemplary manner, painter of fruits and towers, born at Caen in audied 13th of March 1095, e viventy-four. 105:1. Louis Sl. gave him a pension, and an lle had one son by his wife in 1660. At the apariment in the Louvre. His fruits and flowers are of fourteon he put hun into the hands of M. have all the fresluienis of nature; the very dew de llarlay, the first president, recommending to seems to trichilo down their stalks, with all the liim his educaton and fortune. Harig been a dire ind transparency of the diamond, while long time without seeing him, he happened to the inserts upon them scen perfectly alive. He meet him one day visitint, without recollecting dirlat Paiis in 1713. him, and mentioned to the company that he FONTENAY, ci-slevant Le-Comte, the capital thought that young man bad a 9001 deal of wit. of the department of the l'endée, seated in a firWhen thev told bira it was his own son, he an- tile vile on the Vendée, and containing about Swererl, Ila? truly, I am glad of it.' His de 6000 inhaliitants. It has a good trade in cattle, scendants were before the rivolution, exempted mules, woullen cloths, &c., with three animal in France from all taxes and impositions. Ac- fairs. It lies near the sea, iwenty-eight miles cording to D'Alembert, Fontaine, “if not the north-east of Rochelle

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