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was mingled with such romantic tales that it re- years he employed 30,000 men in digging a mained disbelieved in modern times until the passage through the mountain ; and, when every trading vessels, which frequent this coast, in the thing was ready for letting off the water, exhibitfur trade, having approached the shore from ed a superb naval spectacle on the lake. A great which captain Cook had been driven by contrary number of condemned criminals were obliged to winds, discovered the inlet mentioned by De' act the parts of Rhodians and Sicilians in separate Fuca between the forty-eighth and forty-ninth fleets; to engage in earnest, and to destroy one parallels. Captain Meares, in particular, who another, for the entertainment of the court and visited this coast in 1788, was anxious to explore the multitude of spectators that covered the hills. this inlet, and he accordingly equipped his boat A line of well armed vessels and rafts loaded on an expedition for that purpose. After his with soldiers surrounded the scene of action, to crew had entered the inlet, they were attacked by prevent any of the wretches from escaping; but the inhabitants, who collected around them in it was with great difficulty and many threats that canoes. A desperate attack was commenced. The they could be brought to engage. When this savages had greatly the advantage in point of savage diversion was ended, the operations for numbers, and were armed with clubs, spears, opening the outlet commenced, and the emperor bows and arrows, and slings; but the courage of was very near being swept away and drowned, captain Meares's crew prevailed, and the assailants by the sudden rushing of the waters. However, though with great difficulty were repulsed. Cap- either through the ignorance or negligence of the tain Meares, however, in consequence of these engineers the work did not answer as was expect. hostile dispositions of the inhabitants, abandoned ed, and Claudius did not live long enough to all further thoughts of exploring this shore. have the faults amended ; and none of the water

Vancouver arrived on this part of the American now escapes except through hidden channels coast in 1792, and discovered this inlet, in lat, formed by nature, which are probably subject to 48° 23' 30": continuing his course almost directly be obstructed, and thus occasion a superabund. into the continent for nearly 100 miles he found ance of water in the lake, till some unknown that the strait bore round to the north-west and cause remove the obstructions and again give free south-east. The southerly branch was found to passage. Sir William Hamilton says, It is the terminate at the distance of about seventy miles, most beautiful lake I ever saw, and it would be in lat. 47° 21' N. long. 237° 6' E., in low and complete if the neighbouring mountains were apparently swampy lands. This branch was ac- better wooded.' It furnishes abundance of fish, curately surveyed in its numerous inlets by cap- though not of the best quality. There are a few tain Vancouver, and after running in a north- large trouts, with many tenches, barbels, and west direction, generally parallel with the coast, dace. In the shallow water on the borders of was found to issue in the Pacific Ocean, by Queen the lake, he saw thousands of water snakes purCharlotte's Sound, in N. lat. 51° 45', long. 232° suing and preying upon a little kind of fish like 1' E. The investigation was conducted with our thornbacks, but much better armed; though great perseverance, and through a course of peril- their defensive weapons seemed to avail them ous navigation, occasioned by the numerous but little against such ravenous foes. Claudius's islands and sunken rocks. The inhabitants were Outlet be describes as still entire, though filled generally friendly; but on one occasion they with earth and rubbish in many parts. Ile went showed an intention of attacking a boat's crew, into it with torches as far as he could. It is a and it was only by the conviction of the power- covered canal, three miles long, and part of it cut ful means of resistance possessed by the British, through hard rock; and other parts supported that they desisted from this attempt. At some of by mason work, with wells to give light. Adrian the villages along the shore they were found is said to have let off the waters of the lake: and well armed with muskets, and dexterous marks- our author is of opinion, that, if the canal were men.

cleared and repaired, it would still answer that FUCINUS Lacus, in ancient geography, a purpose, and thereby restore a great deal of rich lake of Italy, in the country of the Marsi, now land fit for cultivation. called Celano, from a cognominal citadel, in the FU'CUS, n. s. ) Lat. fucatus. Paint for the south of Abruzzo Ultra. According to the testi- FU'CATED, adj. ) face: painted; disguised with mony of ancient authors, it was subject to extra- paint: disguised by false show. ordinary risings and decreasings. The actual

Women chat circumference is about thirty-five miles: the Of fucus this, and fucus that.

Ben Jenson breadth in the widest part is ten, in the narrowest Those who paint for debauchery should have the four; its depth twelve feet upon an average. All fucus pulled off, and the coarseness underneath disround this noble piece of water rises a cir- covered.

Collier. cle of grand mountains, some of them the highest Fucus, in antiquity, a name given to certain in Italy, except the Alps, and many of them co- dyes and paints ; particularly to a purple sea vered with snow. At the foot of them are nu- plant used to dye woollen and linens of that color. merous villages, with rich and well cultivated The dye, says Theophrastus, was very beaufarms. As the swelling of the lake was attended tiful, but not lasting; for it soon began to change, with incredible damage, the Marsi had often pe- and in time went wholly off. The women also titioned the senate to drain it, and Julius Cæsar used a substance called fucus to stain their cheeks would have attempted it, had he lived. His red; and many have supposed that the same subsuccessors were averse to the project, until Clau- stance was used on both occasions; but this, on dins, who delighted in expensive difficult enter- a strict enquiry, proves not to be the case. prises, undertook it. During the space of eleven The Greeks called every thing ovroc that would stain or paint the Aesh. But this pe- bottom, they were thought to be at least one culiar substance, used by the women to paint half longer. their cheeks, was distinguished from the others F. palmatus, the palmated or sweet fucus, by the name of rizion among the more accurate commonly called dulse, or dilse, grows plentiwriters, from pila, a root; and was indeed fully on our sea-coasts and islands. Its suba root brought from Syria into Greece. The La- starice is membraneous, thin, and pellucid; the tins, in imitation of the Greek name, called this color red, sometimes green, with a little mixture root radicula : and Pliny erroneously confounds of red; its length generally about five or six the plant with the radix lunaria, or spv lov of the inches, but varies from three to twelve : it is Greeks. The name fucus was in those times fan-shaped, or gradually dilated from the base such a universal name for paint, that the Greeks upwards. Its divisions are extremely various. and Romans had a fucus metallicus, which was The inhabitants, both of Scotland and England, the ceruse used for painting the neck and arms take pleasure in eating this plant; and women white: after which they used the purpurissum, or of weak habits often recover an appetite by red fucus of the rizium, to give the color to the eating it raw. The inhabitants of the Archipecheeks. In after times they also used a fucus or lago also are fond of it, as we learn from Steller. paint for the purpose, prepared of the creta argenta- They sometimes eat it raw, but esteem it most ria, or silver chalk, and some of the rich purple when added to ragout, oglios, &c., to which it dyes that were in use at that time. and this seems gives a red color; and, dissolving, renders them to have been very little different from our rose-pink, thick and gelatinous. In the Isle of Skye, it is a color used on like occasions.

sometimes used in fevers to promote perspiraFucus, in botany, a genus of the monogynia tion, being boiled in water with butter. In order of algæ, and cryptogamia class of plants. All this manner it also frequently purges. The dried the species afford a quantity of impure alkaline leaves when infused in water, exhale the scent of salt. The most remarkable are the following:- violets.

F. ciliatus, the ciliated or ligulated fucus, is F. pinnatifidus, the jagged fucus, or pepper found on the shores of lona and other places, but dilse, is frequent on sea-rocks which are covered is not common. The color is red, the substance by the tides, both on the east and west coasts. membranous and pellucid, without rib or nerve; It is of a yellow-olive color, often tinged with the ordinary height of the whole plant about four red The substance is cartilaginous, but tender or five inches. It is variable in its appearance and transparent; the height about two or three according to the different stages of its growth. inches. This species has a hot taste in the It is eaten by the Scotch and Irish promiscuously mouth, and is therefore called pepper dilse, in with dilse.

this country. It is often eaten as a salad, like F. esculentus, the eatable fucus, or bladder- the preceeding. locks, commonly called tangle in Scotland, is F. plicatus, the matted or Indian grass fucus, likewise a native of the British shores. It is grows on the sea-shores in many places of Scotcommonly about four feet long, and seven or land and England. It is generally about three eight inches wide; but is sometimes found three or four, sometimes six inches long. Its color, yards or more in length, and a foot in width. after being exposed to the sun and air, is yellowSmall specimens are not above a cubit long, and ish, or auburn; its substance pellucid, tough, and two inches broad. The substance is thin, mem- horny, so as to bear a strong resemblance to branaceous, and pellucid; the color green or what the anglers call Indian grass. olive. The root consists of tough cartilaginous F. plocamium, or pectinated fucus, is frefibres. The stalk is about six inches long, and quent on the sea-rocks, and in basins of water half an inch wide, nearly square, and pinnated in left by the recess of the tides. Its natural color the middle between the root and origin of the is a most beautiful bright red or purple, but is leaf, with ten or twelve pairs of thick, cartilagin- often variegated with white or yellow. Its subons, oval, obtuse, foliaceous ligaments, each about stance is cartilaginous, but extremely thin, delitwo inches long, and crowded together. The cate, and transparent; its height commonly leaf is of an oval lanceolate, or long elliptic form, about three or four inches. The stalk is comsimple and undivided, waved on the edges, and pressed about half a line in diameter, erect, but widely ribbed in the middle from bottom to top; waved in its growth, and divided almost from the stalk running through its whole length, and the base into many widely expanded branches. standing out on both sides of the leaf. It is These primary branches are very long, alternate, eaten in the north both by men and cattle. Its exactly like the stalk, and subdivided into alterproper season is September, when it is in perfec- nate secondary branches; which are again fretion. The membraneous part is rejected, and the quently compounded in like manner, and these stalk only is eaten.

divisions decorated with subulated teeth, growF. giganteus, the gigantic fucus, is a native of ing in alternate rows, curiously pectinated or the Straits of Le Maire; and grows on rocky toothed on the upper side like a comb, the ground, which in those countries is distinguished smallest of these teeth scarcely visible to the from sand or ooze by the enormous length of the naked eye. The fructifications are minute sea-weeds that grow upon it. The leaves are spherical capsules, or smooth dark-red globules, four feet long and some of the stalks, though scattered without order on the sides of the not thicker than a man's thumb, are 120. Sir branches; generally sessile, but some few of Joseph Banks and Dr. Solander sounded over them supported on short peduncles. This some of them which were eighty-four feet deep; species, on account of its elegant colors and fine aod, as they made a very acute angle with the divisions, is the species most admired by those who are fond of pictures and mimic landscapes, August. It consists of a flat, radical, and dicho, composed of marine vegetables.

tomous leaf, about two feet long; the branches F. prolifer, the proliferous fucus, is found on half an inch wide, serrated on the edges with the shores of the western coast, adhering to dents of unequal size, and at unequal distances, shells and stones. The color is red; the sub- having a flat stalk or rib divided like the leaf, stance membranaceous, but tough, and some and running in the middle of it through all its what cartilaginous, without rib or nerve, though various ramifications. A small species of coralthicker in the middle than at the edges. Its line, called by Linnæus sertularia pumila, frewhole length is about four or five inches, the quently creeps along the loaf. This species breadth of each leaf about a quarter of an inch. affords a much smaller quantity of alkaline salt The growth of this fucus, when examined with than most others, eight oz. of the ashes yielding attention, appears to be extremely singular and only three of fixed salt. The Dutch cover wonderful. It takes its origin either from a their crabs and lobsters with this fucus to keep simple, entire, narrow, elliptic leaf, about an inch them alive and moist; and prefer it to any other, and a half long; or from a dilated forked one, as being destitute of those mucous vesicles with of the same length. Near the extremity of the which some of the rest abound, and which would elliptic leaf, or the points of the forked one (but sooner ferment and become putrid. out of the surface, and not out of the edge), F. vesiculosus, the bladder fucus, common arise one or more elliptic forked leaves, which sea wrack, or sea ware, grows in great abundance produce other similar ones, in the same manner, on the sea rocks about low water mark; pronear the summits; and so on continually one or ducing its fructifications in July and August. more leaves from the ends of each other, in a It has the same habit, color, and substance, as proliferous and dichotomous order, to the top of the foregoing; but the edges of the leaf have no the plant: which in the manner of its growth serratures, being quite entire; in the disc or much resembles the cactus opuntia, or flat-leaved surface are immersed hollow, spherical, or oval Indian fig. Sometimes two or three leaves, or air-bladders, hairy within, growing generally in more, grow out of the middle of the disc of pairs, but often single in the angles of the another leaf; but this is not the common order branches, which are probably destined to buoy of their growth. The fructifications are red, up the plant in the water: and, on the extreme spherical, rough warts, less than the smallest segments of the leaves, appear tumid vesicles pin's head, scattered without order on the sur- about three quarters of an inch long, sometimes face of the leaves. These warts, when highly oval and in pairs, sometimes single and bifid, magnified, appear to be the curled rudiments of with a clear viscid mucus interspersed with young leaves, which in due time either drop downy hairs.This species is an excellent maoff and form new plants, or continue on and nure for land; for which purpose it is often germinate upon the parent. The plant is very applied in the maritime parts of Scotland and much infested with the flustra pilosa, the man- other countries. In the islands of Jura and drepora verrucaria, and other corallines, which Skye it serves as a winter food for cattle, which make it appear as if covered with white scabs. regularly come down to the shores at the recess

F. saccharinus, the sweet fucus or sea belt, is of the tides to seek it. And sometimes even the very common on the sea coast. Its substance is stags, after a storm, descend from the mountains cartilaginous and leathern; and the leaf is quite to the sea-sides to feed upon it. Linnæus inribless. By these characters it is distinguished forms us, that the inhabitants of Gothland boil from the esculentus, to which it is nearly allied. it in water, and, mixing a little coarse meal or It consists only of one simple, linear, elliptic leaf, flour, feed their hogs with it; for which reason of a tawny-green color, about five feet long, and they call the plant swintang. And in Scania, three inches wide in its full grown state; but he says, the poor people cover their cottages varies so exceedingly as to be found from a foot with it, and sometimes use it for fuel. In Jura, to four yards in length. The ordinary length of and some other of the Hebrides, the inhabitants the stalk is two inches, but it varies even to a dry their cheeses without salt, by covering them foot. The root is composed of branched fibres, with the ashes of this plant; which abounds which adhere to the stones like claws. This with such a quantity of salts, that from five oz. plant is often infested with the sertularia ciliata. of the ashes may be procured two and a half of The inhabitants of Iceland make a kind of pot- fixed alkaline salts." But the most beneficial tage of it; boiling it in milk and eating it use, to which the fucus vesiculosus is applied, is with a spoon. They also soak it in fresh water, in making potash, or kelp, a work much pracdry it in the sun, and then lay it up in wooden tised in the Western Isles. There is a great difvessels, where it is soon covered with a white effl- ference in the goodness and price of this comorescence of sea salt, which has a sweet taste like modity, and much care and skill required in sugar. This they eat with butter; but if taken properly making it. That is esteemed the best in too great a quantity, the salt is apt to irritate which is hardest, finest grained, and free from the bowels. Their cattle feed and get fat upon sand or earth. The process of making it is this: this plant, both in its recent and dry state ; but when it is cut, it is carried to the beach and their flesh acquires a bad flavor. It is some- dried; and a hollow is dug in the ground, three times eaten by the people on the coast of Eng- or four feet wide; round its margin is laid a land, boiled as a pot-herb.

row of stones, on which the sea-weed is placed, F. serratus, the serrated fucus, or sea wrack, is and set on fire within; and, quantities of this fuel frequent at all seasons upon the sea rocks at low being continually heaped upon the circle, there is water mark, but produces its seeds in July and in the centre a perpetual flame, from which aliquid, like melted metal, drops into the hollow beneath: Swed. full : whence Scotch, full, fou. To make when it is full, as it commonly is ere the close drunk; to drink to excess. of day, all heterogeneous matter being re- Men will be whoring and fuddling on still. moved, the kelp is wrought with iron rakes, and

L'Estrange. brought to a uniform consistence in a state of

The table floating round, fusion. When cool, it consolidates into a heavy And pavement faithless to the fuddled feet. Thomson. dark-colored alkaline substance, which undergoes FUEGO, Fogo, or St. Philip's, one of the in the glass-houses a second vitrification, and Cape de Verd Islands, in the Atlantic, so named assumes a perfect transparency.

from its volcano, and from its having been disKelp is generally divided into two kinds; the covered on St. Philip's day. It is fifteen miles cut-weed kelp, and the drift-weed kelp; the long, and is much higher than any of the rest; former made from the weed wbich has been re- seeming at sea to be one single mountain, cently cut from the rocks, the latter from that though on the sides there are deep valleys. which has been drifted ashore. The latter is There is a volcano at the top which burns consupposed to yield a kelp of inferior quality. tinually, and may be seen a great way off. It Weed which has been exposed to rain, during throws out huge pieces of rocks to a vast height, the process of drying, affords a kelp of inferior and torrents of melted lava run down its sides. quality. It is, therefore, of the utmost import- The Portuguese, who first inhabited it, brought ance to keep the weed as much as possible free negro slaves with them, and a stock of cows, from rain. For this purpose, many employ horses, and hogs; but their descendants are not sheds; when these are not at hand, the weed, now distinguishable from the negroes, the chief which bas been laid out to dry, should be col- inhabitants being blacks, and of the Romish lected into one heap during the rain; when this religion. The interior of the island is little ceases, it should again be immediately spread out. known, but it is reported to suffer much from It has often been matter of dispute, how old the the want of water, which renders it unfit for the plants should be before they be cut. In general production of any vegetable except water melons, ihree years is the time allotted. This, however, pompions, and fruits of a dry soil. Cotton was from some trials which have been made to as- formerly raised, but never flourished here. The certain this point, seems to be too long. From coast is abrupt and rocky, so that there are only experiments, it appears, that the produce of a very few points at which it can be approached. kelp, from one ton of three years old weed, is The best road is that of Fonte de Villa, oppoonly eight pounds more than that from the same site the chief town. Long. 24° 20' W., lat. 15° quantity of two years old; from this we would O'N. conclude, that the weed ought to be cut every FUEGO, TERRA DEL. See TERRA DEL FUEGO. two years.

FUEGOS, one of the Pbilippine Islands, So great a value is set upon this plant by the about thirty-six miles in circuit; the land rises inhabitants, that they roll fragments of rocks gradually from the shore to the centre. Long. and huge stones into the sea to increase the 123° 26' E., lat. 9° 20' N growth of it. Its medical virtues have been FUEILLEMORTE, n..s. Fr. Also corruptly

pronounced and written philomot. Fueillemorte tion concerning the use of sea water in the color signifies the color of withered leaves in

ses of the glands. He found the sapona- autumn. ceous liquor, or mucus, in the vesicles of this FU'EL, n. s. & v.a. Fr. feu, fire, of Lat. fo plant, to be an excellent resolvent, extremely cus. The matter, or aliment, of fire: to feed fire serviceable in dispersing all scorbutic and scro- with combustible matter: to store with firing. fulous swellings of the glands. He recommends This shall be burning and fuel of fire. Isa. ix. 5. the patient to rub the tumor with these vesicles

This spark will prove a raging fire bruised in his hand, till the mucus has thoroughly

If wind and fuel be brought to feed it with. penetrated the part, and afterwards to wash with

Shakspeare. sea water. Or to gather 2 lbs. of the tumid And yet she cannot waste by this, vesicles, in July, when they are full of mucus, Nor long endure this torturing wrong; and infuse them in a quart of sea-water, in a For more corruption needless is, glass vessel, for fifteen days, when the liquor will To fuel such a fever long.

Donne. have acquired nearly the consistency of honey. Some are plainly economical, as that the sea be Then strain it off through a linen cloth, and rub well watered, and well fuelled. Wotton's Architect. this liquor, three or four times a day, upon any As a lamp is choked by a superabundance of oil, a hard scrofulous swellings, washing the parts after fire extinguished by excess of fuel, so is the natural wards with sea water, and nothing can be more

heat of the body destroyed by intemperate diet.

Burton. efficacious to disperse them. Even scirrhosities, he

Never, alas! the dreadful name says, in women's breasts, have been dispelled by

That fuels the infernal flame.

Cowley. this treatment. By calcining the plant in the

Moved by my charms, with them your love may open air, he made a very black salt powder,

cease; which he called vegetable Æthiops; a medicine And as the fuel sinks, the flame decrease. Prior. much used as a resolvent and deobstrueni, and The fuelled chimney blazes wide. Thomson. recommended also as an excellent dentifrice to Gain may be temporary and uncertain ; but ever correct the scorbutic laxity of the gums, and take while you live expense is constant and certain ; and it off the foulness of the teeth.

is easier to build two chimneys, than to keep one in FUDDLE, o.a. & v.n. A frequentative of fuel.


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Aare wrecks were in such plenty

Your royal highness is too great and too just That there was fuel to have furnished twenty. either to want or to receive the homage of rebellious Byron. Don Juan. fugitives.


Our idea of infinity is a growing and fugitive idea, FUENHOA, a city of China, in the province

still in a boundless progression, that can stop no of Pe-Tcheli, celebrated for its extent, and the

where. number of its inhabitants, as well as for the


Happiness, object of that waking dream, beauty of its streets and triumphal arches. It is Which we call life, mistaking : fugitive theme situated near the great wall amidst mountains; Of my pursuing verse, ideal shade, and has under its jurisdiction two cities of the National good, by fancy only made. Prør second, and eight of the third class, and a great The more tender and fugitive parts, the leaves, of number of fortresses, which bar the entrance of many of the more sturdy vegetables, fall off for want China against the Tartars.

of the supply from beneath : those only which aru FUERTEVENTURA, or FORTAVENTURA, more tenacious, inaking a shift to subsist without such one of the Canary Islands, consisting of two recruit.

Woodward's Natural History. peninsulas, joined by an isthmus twelve miles

Can a fugitive daughter enjoy herself, while her

parents are in tears? broad. The soil is fertile, producing wheat,

* What muse but his can Nature's beauties hit, barley, mastie, orchel, dates, olives, and various Or catch that airy fugitive, called Wit? Harte. other fruits ; particularly a species of fig-tree,

I cannot tind my hero: he is mixed that yields a medicinal balm. It abounds in With the heroic crowd that now pursue cattle and goats; 50,000 kids have been bred

The fugitives, or battle with the desperate. here annually. Long. 14° 32' W., lat, 28° 4' N.

Byron. Deformed Transformed FUGA'CITY, n. s. ) Lat. fugar. Vola FUGITIVE PIECES, in literature, essays, poems, FUGA'Crous, adj. tile: the quality of fly- or other short compositions, inserted in news.

FUGACIOUSNESS, 13. s. ) ing away: uncertainty; papers, magazines, or the like periodical publiinstability.

cations; or printed on loose sheets, or half Spirits and salts, which, by their fugacity, colour, sheets; so called, because easily lost and scon smell, taste, and divers experiments that I purposely forgotten. made to examine them, were like the salt and spirit FUGUE, n. s. From Fr. and Lat. fuva, of urine and soot.

boyle music, some point consisting of four, five, sis, at FUGALIA, in Roman antiquity, a feast sup- any other number of notes begun by some one posed by some to be the same with the regifu- single part, and then seconded by a third, fourth. gium, held on the 24th of February, in memory fifth, and sixth part, if the composition consists of the expulsion of the kings, and the abolition of so many; repeating the same, or such like of monarchy. Others think that the fugalia was notes, so that the several parts follow, or come the same with poplifugia, or the feast of Fugia, in one after another in the same manner, the the goddess of joy, occasioned by the rout of an leading parts still flying before those that follow. enemy; which was the reason the people aban- Harris. doned themselves to riot and debauchery.

The reports and fugues have an agreement with the FUGH, interj. Perhaps from Gr. piv. An figures in rhetorick of repetition and traduction. expression of abborrence. Commonly foh.

Bucur's Noiurul II.

His volant touch A very filthy fellow: how odiously he smells of his



Instinct through all proportions, low and high, country garlick! fugh, how he stinks of Spain!

Fled, and pursued transverse the resonant fugue. Dryden's Don Sebastiun. FU'GITIVE, adj. & n. s.) Fr. fugitif ; Lat. The skilful organist plies bis grave and fanciee FUGITIVENESS, n. s. fugitivus. Not descant in lofty fugues.

Id. on Emucation. tenable; not to be held or detained; unsteady; Long has a race of heroes filled the stage. evanescent; volatile ; apt to fly away: a wan

That rant by note, and through the gainui rage ; derer; a runagate; a vagabond: one hard to be

In songs and airs express their martial fire, caught, or detained : volatility; fugacity.

Coinbat in irills, and in a fugue expire. Addia-a. Whilst yet with Parthian blood thy sword is warm,

A FUGUE is a piece of music sometimes longer The fugitive Parthians follow,

and sometimes shorter, in which, agreeably to Shakspeare, Antony and Cleopatra.

the rules of harmony and modulation, the com. Unmarried "nen are best friends, best masters,

poser treats a subject; or, in other words, what best servants, but not always best subjects; for they

expresses the capital thought or sentiment of the are light to run away, and almost all fugitives are of

piece, in causing it to pass successively and al. that condition.


ternately from one part to another. Some are The most malicious surmise was countenanced by

peculiar to itself; and others common to it with a libellous pamphlet of a fugitive physician. Wotton.

what the French call imitation. 1. The subject The Trojan chief

proceeds from the tonic to the dominant, or from Thrice fugitive about Troy wall.


the dominant to the tonic, in rising or descendBack to thy punishment,

ing. 2. Every fugue finds its response in the part False fugitive! and to thy speed add wings,

immediately following that which comnienced. Lest with a whip of scorpions I pursue

3. That response ought to resume the subject in Thy lingering,

Id. Paradise Lost the interval of a fourth or fifth above or helow That divers salts, emerying upon the analysis of the key, and to pursue it as exactly as the laws many concretes, are very volatile, is plain from the of harmony will admit; proceeding from the fugitiveness of salt and of hartshorn attending in dis dominant to the tonic when the subject is intro tillation.

Boyle. duced from the tonic to the dominant, and mor.

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