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But how a body so fantastic, trim,

withiu fifteen miles of our garrison, The FanAnd quaint in its deportment and attire,

tees disapproved of the mission, and in conseCan lodge a heavenly mind-demands a doubt.

quence of it the mediation of the British officer Cowper.

was not proposed : when it was afterwards ofYour playful trains, on sultry islands born, fered it was rejected. The Fantees in Anamaboe, Turn on fantastic toe at eve and morn;

a town surrounding our fort, were confident in With soft susurrant voice alternate sweep

their powers to resist the attack of the Ashantees; Earth's green pavilions aud encircling deep. but when it was made they behaved with great

Darwin.

cowardice, and were defeated with a slaughter, There with a little tinge of Phantasy, by which two-thirds of a population of 15,000 Fantastic faces moped and mowed on high,

were destroyed. Part of the fugitives took shelAnd then a mitre or a shrine would fix

ter under the guns of our fort, whilst the aged, The eye upon its seeming crucifix. Byron.

the infirm, and infants, were secure within it. In FANTEES, once a numerous and powerful the heat of the battle accidental rather than derace of Africans, on the Gold Coast, extended signed hostilities passed between the conquerors their influence from Cape Coast to Acra, and in and the English garrison. They soon ceased, the interior to the frontier of Ashantee. Many however, and a good understanding was estabyears ago they were subject to the latter power'; lished. Soon afterwards a meeting took place but threw off their allegiance: latterly the Ashan- between the king of the Ashantees and colonel tees have poured down upon them in such num- Torrane, the governor-in-chief of the English forts, bers, that they have almost extirpated this race. which led to some amicable arrangements, and They are in the immediate neighbourhood of our especially saved from death the numerous poor forts, and governed by several magistrates called creatures secured within the fort. These circumpynins, generally chosen by the public; but stances led to the mission of Mr. Bowdich to some claim an hereditary right to their office. Ashantee, noticed under that article. The first The laws are strictly executed; and great crimes part of his journey was through the country beare said to be rare, especially since the cessation fore possessed by the Fantees. It bad feli the of the slave trade. Yet these people are described scourge of war; and though the soil was good, as very litigious, and often plead their own cause and the vegetation flourishing, there was a great with great ability. Polygamy prevails amongst scarcity of food for the few remaining inhabitants. them universally; girls become women at the At a village called Payntree, the mission first early age of ten, and boys men at twelve. Their began to see something of the domestic life of decline is equally quick, and begins at the pe- these half civilised negroes. They remained there riod when both sexes, in temperate climates, ar- a day to procure provisions for their journey; and rive at full maturity. The first wife, however, Mr. Bowdich says, “I walked with Mr. Tadlie generally has the sole management of the domes- along a very neat path, well fenced and divided tic concerns. Any female whose virtue is sus- by stiles, to a corn plantation of at least twenty pected is made to swallow a quantity of a certain acres, and well cultivated. Payntree's farmspecies of bark, to which large draughts of water house was situated here, and afforded superior are added; when if the whole be retained on conveniences; a fowl-house, a pigeon-house, and the stomach she is considered guilty, if otherwise, a large granary raised on a strong stage. As we innocent. The dress of each sex consists of a returned we paid him a visits and were refreshed piece of cloth wrapped loosely about the body. with some excellent palm wine; his dwelling This garment is fastened round the waist by a was a square of four apartments, which were engirdle or zone, called a tombah, to which women tered from an outer one, where a number of of rank have a number of silver keys suspended. drums were kept; the angles were occupied by A Fantee may be known from other Africans, by the slaves; and his own room, which had a small small scarifications on the upper part of the inner chamber, was decked with muskets, bluncheek bones, and on the back of the neck. Both derbusses, cartouch belts fantastically ornamentmen and women are cleanly. Pepper is a uni- ed, and various insignia. The order, cleanliness, versal ingredient in all their dishes, of which the and comfort surprised us : the sun had just set, principal is fish, or poultry made into soup. It and a cheerful fire on a clean hearth supported is eaten with a pudding of yams or plantains, or the evening meal. The old man was seated in with the bread of the country, which is made of his state chair, diverting himself with his childmaize.

ren and younger wives; the elder one was lookThe Assins, a smaller nation, were fixed in 1806 ing on from the opposite apartment, with happy between the Fantees and Ashantees, and agitated at indifference: it was the first scene of domestic that time with internal divisions; one of the par- comfort I had witnessed among the natives.' p. ties appealed to the monarch of the Ashantees, 18. As the journey proceeds Mr. Bowdich dewho, being thus furnished with a ground for in- scribes the face of this country, and the prospects terfering in the disputes, from an arbitrator soon around them, in glowing colors. became a party, and, attacking the adversaries of FANUM, among the Romans, a temple or his clients, compelled them to retire into the place consecrated to some deity. The demigods country of the Fantees, where the Ashantees re- among the heathens had likewise their fana ; and solved to follow and punish the Fantees for af- even Cicero erected one to his daughter Tullia. fording their enemies an asylum. This brought Fanum VACUNÆ, in ancient geography, a vilthem into the vicinity of one of our forts, the lage of the Sabines, situated between Cures and governor of which wished to send a flag of truce Mandela ; where stood the temple of Vacuna, to treat with the invaders, who had advanced to goddess of the idle or unemployed, in an old de

cayed state; and hence the epithet putre, used by From loathed soile he gan him lightly reare, Horace. It is now called Vocone.

And strove to loose the far-infixed sting. FAOUA, or Foua, a town of Lower Egypt,

Spenser. Faerie Queene. on the east bank of the western or Rosetta branch And after that long strayed here and there, of the Nile. It is supposed to be the ancient

Through every field and forest far and near.

Hubbard. Naucratis, and was built by the Milesians in the reign of Psammitichus ; it formerly communi- published, it presently takes effect far and wide ; all

In a kingdom rightly ordered, after a law is ouce cated with Alexandria by the canal, but this is no

states framing themselves thereunto. Hooker. longer navigable. Long. 31° E., lat. 31° 10 N.

Yet it must be witbal considered, that the greatest FAQUET, a town of Brittany, France, on the part of the world are they which be farthest from Elle; in the department of the Morbihan. Popu- perfection.

Id. lation 2600. Twenty-eight miles west by south He sent light-horsemen into Mesopotamia with a of Pontivy.

guide, because the country was unto him best known; FAP, adj. Fuddled; drunk. It seems to following not far after himself with all his army. have been a cant word in the time of Shaks

Knolles.

Answer them peare.

How far forth you do like their articles. The gentleman bad drunk himself out of his five

Shakspeare. genses; and being fap, sir, was, as they say, ca

These things seem small and undistinguishable, hiered.

Shakspeare.

Like far off mountains turned into clouds. Id. FAQUIER County, in Virginia, United States, York, with all his farfet policy.

Id. is bounded north by London, and east by Prince

Is it far you ride? William county. It is about fifty-five miles long, - As far, my lord, as will fill up the time and twenty broad; and contained in 1816, 22,689

"Twix: this and supper.

Id, Macbeth. inhabitants. Warren Town is the chief place.

Be factious for redress of all these griefs,

And I will set this foot of mine as far FAR. adv. & adj. Sax. feor; Isl. far;

As who goes farthest,

Id. Julius Cæsar. FAR'FETCII, n. s. Belg. varre, ver ; Goth. FAR'FETCHED, adj. fiar; all, perhaps, from

I do not think
Far'FET,
the Gr.

So fair an outward, and stuff within,
Toppw, longe.

Endows a man but him.
FAR'MOST.
To a great extent, in

-You speak him fur.
FAR'NESS, n. s. any direction; to a dis-

I don't extend him, sir. Id. Cymbeline FAR'PIERCING, adj. tance; in great part or Far'SHOOTING,

proportion; in a certain If we may behold in any creature any one spark of FAR'THER,

point or degree. As that eternal fire, or any far off dawning of God's FAR'THEST.

glorious brightness, the same in the beauty, motion, an adjective, far means

and virtue of this light may be perceived. Raleigh. distant; remote; further : it is used also ellipti

Not to resolve, is to resolve ; and many times it cally, for from a distant place; “far off' expresses a great distance, or to a great distance; some other sort, as to resolve.

breeds as many necessities, and engageth as far in

Bacon. and off is joined with far, when the latter is not followed by a preposition, as, “I set the nets far higher mountains to pour down waters, than any part

Those countries have far greater rivers, and fur off,' meaning far from a supposed object: Re- of the old world. specting the comparative and superlative degrees

Far be it from me to justify the cruelties used of far, Dr. Johnson says (under farther '), that towards them, which had their reward soon after. no analogy can make far into farther or farthest;

Id. Holy War. but the fact is, the Saxon language is the direct Such a communication passeth far better through origin of all these forms of the word, and has the water than air.

Id. Natural History. feor, feorre, and feorrest, in the three degrees. And yet the lights which in my tower do shine. A far-fetch is a deep stratagem or trick. Far- Mine eyes, which view all objects nigh and far,

Davies. fetched, brought from far, or over-labored; far- Look not into this little world of mine. fet, a compound of far and fet, an obsolete syno

Of this I need not many words to declare huw far nyme of fetch. See Fet: far-most, is a redund- it is from being so much as any part of repentance.

Hammond. ant superlative of far: the examples will explain

And he, like some imperious Maronist, the other compounds.

Conjures the Muses that they him assist; And Zacarye seyde to the aungel : whereof schal Then strives he to bumbast his feeble lines Y wyte this ? for Y am old : and my wyf hath gun With forre-fetcht phrase. Bp. Hall's Satires. fer in bir dayes.

Wiclif, Luk vii.

Cherubic watch, and of a sword the flame The yongere sone wente forth in pilgrimage into a

Wide-waving, all approach far off to fright, fer cuntree and ther he wastide hise goodis : in lyuynge And guard all passage to the tree of life. Milton, lecherously.

Id. Luk xv.

God hath bid dwell far off all anxious cares, The Lord shall bring a nation against thee from And not molest us ; unless we ourselves for, from the end of the earth. Deut. xxvii. 49.

Seek them with wandering thoughts, and notions When they were by Jebus the day was far spent.

vain.

Id. Judges.

Of these things others quickly will dispose, A man taking a far journey. Mark. Whuse pains have earned the farfetched spoil.

Id. Beare the not proude, nur take not out of measure, Bylde not thyne house on heyth vp in the skye,

Then, to perform the care so well begun, Nonne falleth farre, but he that climbeth hye.

To him I showed this glorious setting sun,

Sir T. More. How, by her people's looks pursued from far, But yet more mindfull of his honour dear

She mounted on a bright celestial car, Then of the grievous smart which him did wring, Outshining Virgo, or the Julian star. Marvell.

Id.

Id.

But Jesuits have deeper reaches,

Resides he's lovely far above the rest,
In all their politick farfetches ;

With you immortal, and with beauty blest.
And from their Coptick priest, Kircherus,

Pope. Found out this mystick way to jeer us.

Ah! hope not yet to breathe thy native air ;

Hudibras. Far other journey first demands thy care. Id. He meant to travel into far countries, until his From the same lineage stern Æetes came, friend's affection either ceased or prevailed. Sidney. The far-famed brother of the enchantress dame. The face of war,

Id.
In ancient times, doth differ far

Atlas, her sire, to whose farpiercing eye
From what our fiery battles are. Waller.

The wonders the deep expanded lie;
Of negatives we have for the least certainty, and

The' eternal columns which on earth he rears, they are usually hardest, and many times impossible

End in the starry vault and prop the spheres. Id. to be proved.

Tillotson. Under this head we may rank those words which The nations far and near contend in choice, signify different ideas, by a sort of an unaccountable And send the flower of war by publick voice. far-fetched analogy, or distant resemblance, that fancy

Dryden. has introduced between one thing and another; an But from the reading of my book and me, when we say, the meat is green when it is half Be far, ye foes of virtuous poetry!

roasted.

Watts. Who fortune's fault upon the poor can throw,

His style was well suited to his thoughts, which Point at the tattered coat and ragged shoe. Id.

aro never subtilized by nice disquisitions, decorated The field is spacious I design to sow,

by a sparkling conceit, elevated by ambitious senWith oxen far unfit in draw the plough.

tences, or variegated by far-sought learning. Far off you view them with a longing eye

Johnson, Life of Swifi. Upon the topmost branch.

Id.

In shining rays the scaly monster spreads By his command we boldly crossed the line,

O'er ten square leagues his far-diverging heads; And bravely fought where southern stars arise :

Or in one trunk entwists his tangled form, We traced the farfetched gold into the mine,

Looks o'er the clouds, and hisses in the storm. And that which bribed our fathers made our prize.

Darwin. Id. FAR, n. s. Contracted from farrow. The Then loud he called Æneas thrice by name; offspring of a sow; young pigs. The loud-repeated voice to glad Æneas came ;

Sows, ready to farrow at this time of the year, Great Jove, he said, and the farshooting god, Are for to be made of and counted full dear; Inspire thy mind to make thy challenge good. Id.

For now is the loss of the far of the sow The painted lizard and the birds of prey,

More great than the loss of two calves of the cow. Foes of the frugal kind, be far away. Id. Virgil.

Tusser. A spacious cave, within its farmost part,

FARADEESE, a town of Tunis, Northern Was hewed and fashioned by laborious art, Africa, not far from the sea-coast. It was an old Through the hill's hollow sides. Id. Æneid.

Roman town, probably Veneria or Aphrodisium. No true Egyptian ever knew in horses The inhabitants in the sixteenth century were The far side from the near. Id. Cleomenes. celebrated pirates and seamen. It is twelve Their nearness on all quarters to the enemy, and miles west of Hamamet, and thirty south of their farness from timely succour by their friends, Tunis. have forced the commanders to call forth the utter- FARCE, v. a. & n. 8.

5.2. Fr. farcer ; Italian, most number of able hands to fight.

Carew. Far'ciCAL' adj. farcire ; Lat. farcio, to They contented themselves with the opinions, fa- Far'ciCALLY, adv. stuff. The verb has shions, and things of their country, without looking been rarely used in our language, except for what any farther.

Locke.

we now express by 'force' in respect to meat and The custom of these tongues sometimes so far in- pastry ; to fill with mingled ingredients ; but fluences the expressions, that in these epistles one

Shakspeare uses it for to extend or swell out. may observe the force of the Hebrew conjugations. Id. On St. Paul's Epistles.

The substantive is applied to an irregular and I had always a curiosity to look back into the

mixed dramatic representation, stuffed with sources of things, and view in my mind, so far as I wild and ludicrous conceits,' as Dr. Johnson was able, the beginning and progress of a rising world. says; but the old French verb farcer signifies

Burnet's Theory. to mock or laugh at.
Till on the Po his blasted corps was hurled, 'Tis not the balm, the sceptre, and the ball,
Far from his country in the western world. The sword, the mace, the crown imperial,

Addison. The entertissued robe of gold and pearl,
Inured to blood; the far destroying dart, The farced title running 'fore the king. Shakspeare
And the best weapon, an undaunted heart. Id. Wrestling is a pastime which either the Cornish-
Vast and great

men derived from Corineus, their first pretended Is what I love; the far-extended ocean founder, or at least it ministred some stuff to the farc. To a little rivulet I prefer. Prior. ing of that fable.

Carew. Pay sacred rev'rence to Apollo's song,

The first principles of Christian religion should not Lest wrathful the far-shooting god emit

be farced with school points and private tenets. His fatal arrows. Id.

Bp. Sanderson. For far-fetched rhymes make puzzled angels strain, There is yet a lower sort of poetry and painting, And in low prose dull Lucifer complain. Smith, which is out of nature ; for a farce is that in poetry

With costly cates Rome stained her frugal board ; which grotesque is in picture : the persons and actions Then with ill-gotten gold she bought a lord :

of a farce are all unnatural, and the manners false; Corruption, discord, luxury combined,

that is, inconsistent with the characters of mankind : Down sunk the fur-famed mistress of mankind. grotesque painting is the just resemblance of this. Arbuthnot.

Dryden's Dufresnoy.

What should be great, you turn to farce. Prior. Thus it fareth when too much do sire of contradic

They object against it as a farce, because the irre- tion causeth our speeches rather to pass by number gularity of the plot should answer to the extravagance than to stay for weight.

Hooker. of the characters, which they say this piece wants, See how the morning opes her golden gates, and therefore is no farce.

Gay. And takes her farewell of the glorious sun. They deny the characters to be farcical, because

Shakspeare. they are actually in nature.

Id. Whether we shall meet again, I know not, It is not necessary that he should have recourse to Therefore our everlasting farewell take; images farcically low.

Langhorne. For ever, and for ever, farewell, Cassius. I.. To suit our author, and his farce,

Feast your ears with the musick awhile, if they will Short let me be, for wit is scarce ;

fare so harshly as on the trumpet's sound. Nor would I show it, had I any;

Id, Timon The reasons why are strong and many.

So on he fares, and to the border comes
Garrick. Of Eden.

Milton's Paradise Lost. Farce, comedy, and tragedy, Wilkes, Foote, and

So fares it when with truth falsehood contends. Junius, united at the same time against one poor par

Milton. son, are fearful odds.

H. Tooke.

But come, so well refreshed, now let us play, Farce was originally a droll, petty show, ex- As meet is, after such delicious fare.

Id. hibited by charletans, and their buffoons, in the

If chance the radiant sun with farewell sweet open street to gather a crowd together. The Extend his evening beam, the fields revive, word is French,

and signifies literally, stuffing ; The birds their notes renew, and bleating berds from the Latin farcio, to stuff. It was applied to Attest their joy, that hill and valley ring. Id. this species of entertainment on account of the

Men think they have fared hardly, if, in times of variety of jests, gibes, tricks, &c., with which it extremity, they have descended so low as to eat dogs ; was interlarded. At present it is acted by but Galen delivereth, that, young, fat, and gelded, comedians in the theatre, and becomes the enter- they were the food of many nations. tainment of a polite audience. In other words,

Browne's Vulgar Errours. poets have reformed the wildness of the primitive But as a barque, that in foul weather, farces, and brought them to the taste and manner Tossed by two adverse winds together, of comedy. The difference between the two Is bruised and beaten to and fro, is, that comedy keeps to nature and probability, And knows not which to turn him to; and therefore is confined to certain laws pre

So fared the knight between two foes,

And knew not which of them t'oppose. scribed by ancient critics; whereas farce disal

Hudibras. lows all laws. Its end is purely to entertain;

So fares the stag among the enraged hounds; and it gathers some of its most effective materials from the wild and extravagant. Hence the dia- Repels their force, and wounds returns for wounds.

Denham. logue is usually low, the persons of inferior rank,

So in this throng bright Sacharissa fared, the fable or action trivial, and nature and truth Oppressed by those who strove to be her guard : every where heightened and exaggerated to afford As ships, though never so obsequious, fall the more palpable ridicule. See Drama. Foul in a tempest on their admiral. Waller.

FAR’DEL, n. s. Ital. fardello ; Fr. fardeau. Well fare the hand, which to our humble sight A bundle; a little pack.

Presents that beauty.

Id. Let us to the king: there is that in this fardel will Treading the path to nobler ends, make him scratch his beard.

Shahspeare. A long farewell to love I gave;
Who would fardels bear,

Resolved my country and my friends
To groan and sweat under a weary life? Id. All that remained of me should have. Id.
FARE, v. n. & n. s. Sax. faran; Goth. His spirits pure were subject to our sight,
FAREWELL, adv. $ and Swed. faran, Like to a man in shew and shape be fared.

Fairfar. fara ; Isl. fun, a journey. To go; to proceed; to succeed; to be in any state, good or bad; to

He passage begs with unregarded prayer, be sustained; to take food : the substantive And wants two farthings to discharge his fare.

Dryden. signifies, maintenance; food for the table;

This is what nature's want may well suffice; journey ; passage; hence price of a passage, He that would more is covetous not wise : journey, or stage : as also the person carried or But since among mankind so few there are, conveyed. Farewell is the imperative of fare, Who will conform to philosophick fure, and well: we preserve the words separate in the This much I will indulge thee for thy ease, plural fare you well,' and the Dutch and Swed- And mingle something of our times to please.

Id. ish unite them as we do, in their vaarwel and farwal. It is a parting salute, with various de

Farewell, says he ; the parting sound scarce fell From his faint lips, but she replied farewell.

Id. grees of compliment and kindness implied. He found a ship going to Tarshish ; so he paid the Amidst the crowd.

Thus fares the queen, and thus her fury blows

Id neid. fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them

Jonah. unto Tarshish,

If you do as I do, you may fare as I fare.

L'Estrange. The rich man fared sumptuously every day. Luke. One knocked at the dore, and in would fare;

When the hand finds itself well warmed and covered, He knocked fast, and often curst and sware,

let it refuse the trouble of feeding the mouth, or guardThat ready entrance was not at his call.

ing the head, till the body be starved or killed, and Spenser's Faerie Queene. then we shall see how it will fare with the hand. So bids thee well to fare thy nether friend. Id.

South. At last, resolving forward still to fare,

Several ingenious writers, who have taken their Until the blustering storm is overblown. Id. leave of the publick in farewell papers, will not give Pope.

over so, but intend to appear again; though perhaps prevented him from continuing to the end of i'e under another form, and with a different title. work.

Spectator. FARIA Sousa (Manuel de), a celebrated English ministers never fare so well as in a time of Portuguese historian and poet, was born in 1590 in war with a foreign power, which diverts the private the province of Entre Minho y Douro. He devoted feuds and animosities of the nation. Addison.

the early part of his life to the study of painting, Upon his rising up he ordered the peasant to set before him whatever food he had in his house: the but afterwards devoted himself to Greek and peasant brought out a great deal of coarse fare, of Roman literature, and was made secretary to the which the emperor eat very heartily.

Id. bishop of Oporto. Not inclined to the church, Before I take my farewell of this subject, I shall he left the service of that prelate, and obtaining advise the author for the future to speak his meaning the patronage of Pereira, secretary of state to the iLore plainly.

Id. king of Spain, procured admission into the PorSadly they fared along the sea-beat shore ; tuguese order of the knights of Christ. He was Still heaved their hearts.

employed in 1631 as secretary to the Spanish O queen, farewell! he still possest

ambassador at Rome, whom he so offended, that Of dear remembrance, blessing still and blest.

on his return to Spain, in 1634, he was arrested,

Id. Some are comforted that it will be a common ca.

and at first closely confined. He was for several lamity, and they shall fare no worse than their neigh- years a kind of prisoner at large at Madrid, bours.

Swift.

where he died in 1649, Faria was the author of Farewell, thou fair day, thou green earth, and ye skies tical and geographical survey of the territories

an Epitome of the History of Portugal; a poliNow gay with the bright seuing sun ; Farewell

, loves and friendships, ye dear, tender ties, belonging to the crown of Portugal in the various Our race of existence is run!

Burns. quarters of the globe, entitled Asia Portuguesa, Farewell ! if ever fondest prayer

3 vols. folio; Europa Portuguesa, 2 vols. folio; For other's weal availed on high,

Africa Portuguesa, folio; and America PortuMine will not all be lost in air,

guesa; Commentaries on the Luciad of CaBut waft thy name beyond the sky.

moens, Poems, &c. 'Twere vain to speak-to weep—to sigh :

FARINA FOECUNDANS, among botanists, the Oh! more than tears of blood can tell,

impregnating dust on the apices or antheræ of When wrung from guilt's expiring eye,

flowers. See POLLEN. The manner of gatherAre in that word-Farewell - Farewell !

ing the farina of plants for microscopical obserByron.

vations is this : Gather the flowers in a dry sunFAREHAM. See FOREHAM.

shiny day at mid day, when the dew is perfectly FAREL (William), a protestant divine, born off, then gently shake off the farina, or lightly at Gap in Dauphiny, in 1498. He studied at brush it off with a soft hair pencil, upon a piece Paris, but, having embraced the reformed religion, of white paper; then take a single talc or isinhe thought it adviseable to leave France; and, glass between the nippers, and, breathing on it, after visiting several parts of Germany and apply it instantly to the farina, and the moisture Switzerland, he went to Geneva, where he labored of the breath will make that light powder stick with great zeal against popery, and was princi- to it. If too great a quantity adhere to the talc, pally instrumental in establishing the reforma- blow a little of it off; and, if too little, breathe tion there. He was, however, banished thence, upon it again, and take up more. Then, put the together with Calvin, in 1538, for refusing to talc into the hole of a slider, and, applying it to submit to the synod of Berne. Farel afterwards the microscope, see whether the little grains are settled at Neufchatel, where he died in 1565.

properly laid; lastly, cover them up with anoFARELLONES, rocks in the North Pacific ther talc, and fix the ring; but be careful that Ocean, in two distinct clusters of three or four the talcs do not press upon the farina, so as to rocks in each, lying in a south-east and north- alter its form. west direction from each other. The highest of FARINA'CEOUS, adj. From Lat. farina. the northern group lies fourteen miles S.S.W.; Mealy ; tasting like meal, or flower of corn. the southern cluster lies seventeen miles S.S. W.

The properest food of the vegetable kingdom for from Punta de los Reyes; a third cluster, scarcely mankind is taken from the farinaceous or mealy seeds above water, lies twelve miles S. S.W. from of some culmiferous plants ; as oats, barley, wheat, Punta de los Reyes.

rice, rye, maize, panick, and millet. FAREllones, five islands of the archipelago or

Arbuthnot on Aliments. gulf of Chiloe. They are barren and desert.

In the roots of growing vegetables, as in the proFARGANI, ALFRAGAN, or ALFERGANI, a cess of making malt, the farinaceous part of the seed. celebrated Arabian astronomer, who flourished is converted into sugar by the vegetable power of diabout A. D. 800; so named from his birth-place, gestion, in the same manner as the farinaceous matter Fergan, in Samarcand. He is also named Ahmed of seeds is converted into sweet chyle by the animal Ben Cothair, or Katir. He wrote Elements of digestion.

Darwin. Astronomy, in thirty chapters, wherein he chiefly FARINATO (Paul), a celebrated painter of adopts Piolemy's hypothesis, using his terms Verona, whose works exhibited the same freeand often quoting him. Of this work there are dom of design, and boldness of coloring and exthree Latin translations; the last and best by ecution, to nearly the close of his life, which professor Golius of Leyden, published in 1669, was protracted to the length of eighty-four years. after his death. It is accompanied with the He died in 1606. His mother is said to have Arabic original, and with many learned notes died in childbed previous to his birth, which was on the first nine chapters, which Golius's death effected by the Cæsarian operation. A romantic

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