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having his opposition to encounter. At that folio. 3. Andronicus, or the Unfortune Politime his state of health, though not good, was tician, in 8vo. 4. A Pisgah sight of Palestine. such as suggested a hope that the event was very 5. A History of English Worthies; and other distant which we all deplore. Having been led' works. He died in August, 1661. He was to mention this affecting circumstance, I cannot fond of punning: but once, attempting to play refrain from expressing in a few words the senti- off a joke upon a gentleman named Sparrowments of affectionate veneration with which I hawk, met with the following retort: What is always regarded that excellent person while the difference, said the Dr. (who was very corliving, and cherish his memory now that he is no pulent) between an owl and a sparrowhawk? more; a man, whose sagacity enabled him to *It is,' replied the other, "fuller in the head, penetrate to the depths of every subject he ex- fuller in the body, and fuller all over.' In the plored, whose conceptions were so powerful and Memoirs of Mr. Pepys, recently published, luminous, that what was recondite and original that writer says-Jan. 22nd, 1661. I met with appeared familiar; what was intricate, easy and Dr. Thomas Fuller. He tells me of his last perspicuous in his hands; equally successful in and great book that is coming out: that is, the enforcing the practical, in stating the theoretical, History of all the Families in England; and and discussing the polemical branches of theo- could tell me more of my owne than I knew logy: without the advantage of early education, myself. And also to what perfection he hath he rose to high distinction amongst the religious now brought the art of memory; that he did writers of his day, and, in the midst of a most lately, to four eminently great scholars, dictate active and laborious life, left monuments of his together in the Latin upon different subjects of piety and genius which will survive to distant their proposing, faster than they were able to posterity. Were I making his eulogium, I write, till they were tired; and that the best should necessarily dwell on the spotless integrity way of beginning a sentence, if a man should be of his private life, his fidelity in friendship, his out and forget his last sentence (which he never neglect of self-interest, his ardent attachment to was), that then his last refuge is to begin with an truth, and especially the series of unceasing la- utcunque.' His Worthies appeared in a new bors and exertions, in superintending the mission edition, with his life prefixed, in 1810, 2 vols to India, to which he most probably fell a vic- 4to. tim. lle had nothing feeble or undecisive in his FULLERS' EARTH, n. s. character, but, to every undertaking in which he The fullers' earth of England very much exceeds any engaged, he brought all the powers of his under- yet discovered atroad in goodness; which is one great standing, all the energies of his heart; and if he reason why the English surpass all other nations in were less distinguished by the comprehension, the woollen manufacture.

Woodward. than the acumen and solidity of his thoughts; Fullers' earth is a marl of a close texture, extremely less eminent for the gentler graces, than for stern soft and unctuous to the touch : when dry it is of a integrity and native grandeur of mind, we have greyish colour, in all degrees, from very pale to almost only to remember the necessary limitations of black, and generally has a greenish cast in it. The human excellence. While he endeared himself finest fullers' earth is dug in our own island. to his denomination by a long course of most

Hill's Materia Medica. useful labor, by his excellent works on the FULLERS' Earth, in natural history, a species Socinian and Deistical controversies, as well as of clay, of a grayish ash-colored brown, in all his devotion to the cause of missions, he laid degrees, from very pale to almost black, and it the world under lasting obligations.' Mr. Fuller has generally something of a greenish cast. It died at Kettering in 1815.

is very hard and firm, of a compact texture, of a FULLER (Nicholas), prebendary of Salisbury, rough and somewhat dusty surface, that adheres a learned English critic, who published, in 1617, slightly to the tongue. It is very soft to the Miscellanea Theologica in four books, and after touch, not staining the hands, nor breaking wards two more of Miscellanea Sacra. He died easily between the fingers. It has a little harshin 1623, and there are some MSS. of his re- ness between the teeth, and melts freely in the maining in the Bodleian library.

mouth. Thrown into water, it makes de ebulliFULLER (Thomas), D.D., a learned English tion or hissing ; but swells gradually in bulk, historian and divine, born at Aldwinkle, Nor- and falls into a fine soft powder. It makes no thamptonshire, in 1608. He studied at Cam- effervescence with aquafortis. Bergman has bridge, and was chosen minister of St. Bennet's. given an accurate account of the follers' earth of In his twenty-third year his merit procured him Hampshire; its color is brown, with a scarcely a fellowship in Sidney College, and prebend in perceptible shade of green, and streaked with Salisbury cathedral. He was afterwards ap- pale yellowish veins, with some slaty appear pointed rector of Broad Windsor, and lecturer ance. Water boiled on it for half an hour, of the Savoy in London ; but, upon the pressing though filtered, still retains so much of it as to of the covenant, he retired to Oxford, and soon diminish its transparency. In this water the soafter accompanied Hopton as his chaplain in the lution of marine baro selenite discovers nothing army, which he attended in their marches. Upon vitriolic ; but the solution of silver does indithe Restoration, he recovered his prebend, was cate some traces of marine acid. If this earth appointed chaplain extraordinary to Charles II., be heated to redness, it blackens; but this blackand created D.D. His memory was so excel- ness vanishes in a higher heat, which shows it to lent that he could repeat a sermon if he heard proceed from some vegetable or coaly matter. it but once. He wrote, 1. History of the Holy When heated it slightly decrepitates, and in a War. 2. The Church History of Britain, in strong heat forms a brown spongy mass. Heated

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with microcosmic salt, it at first effervesces FULLING, the art or act of cleansing, scouring, slightly, but afterwards is scarcely acted on; and pressing cloths, stuffs, and stockings, to render borax corrodes it better, but consumes it slowly. them stronger, closer, and firmer: called also milSoda attacks it with considerable effervescence. ling. Pliny, lib. vii. cap.56, assures us, that one By bis analysis it contains 0:518 silex, 0.25 Nicias, the son of Hermias, was the first inventor of argill, 0.033 aërated calx, 0.037 calx of iron, the art of fulling: and it appears by an inscription, 0.007 aérated magnesia, 0:155 moisture, or vola- quoted by Sir G. Wheeler, in his Travels through tile matter.

Greece, that this Nicias was a governor in Greece Though this earth contains 4 per cent. of sub- in the time of the Romans. The fulling of stances that should effervesce, yet it does not cloths and other stuffs is performed by a kind of effervesce with acids; which induces Bergman water-mill, thence called a fulling-mill, or scour10 think that the calx and magnesia may be ing-mill. These mills, excepting in wbat relates chemically combined with the argill, and not to the mill-stones and hopper, are much the merely mechanically mixed as in marls. It same with cern-mills : and there are even some melts into a brown spongy scoria before the which serve indifferently for either use: corn blowpipe. Its constituents, according to Klap- being ground, and cloths fulled, by the motion roth, are, 53 silica, 10 alumina, 1.25 magnesia, of the same wheel. Whence, in some places, 0-50 lime, 0·10 muriate of soda, trace of potassa, particularly in France, the fullers are called miloxide of iron 9.75, water 24.

lers ; as grinding corn and milling stuffs at the In Saxony this earth commonly lies under same time. The principal parts of the fullingmould; in England under sandstone or sand, mill are, the wheel, with its trundle; which gives and over sandstone or limestone; in Germany it motion to the tree or spindle, whose teeth comis often found immediately under the soil. The municate it to the pestles or stampers, which are best is procured from the counties of Surry and hereby raised and made to fall alternately, acBuckingham.

cording as its teeth catch on or quit a kind of The greatest quantity, and the finest earth of latch in the middle of each pestle. The pestles this kind in the world, is dug in the pits at and troughs are of wood; each trough having Waredon, near Woburn in Bedfordshire. The at least two, sometimes three pestles, at the disstrata in these pits lie thus : from the surface to cretion of the master, or according to the force the depth of six feet, there are several layers of of the stream of water. In these troughs are sand, all reddish, but some lighter colored than laid the cloths, stuffs, &c., intended to be fulled : others. Under these there is a thin stratum of then, letting the current of water fall on the sandstone, which they break through, and then wheel, the pestles are successively let fall thereon, they find the fullers' earth. The upper stratum and by their weight and velocity stamp and press of this is about a foot thick; the workmen call the stuffs very strongly, which thus become it cledge, and throw it aside as useless ; being thickened and condensed. In the course of the commonly fouled with the sand which covered operation, they sometimes make use of urine, it, and which insinuates itself a good way into sometimes of fullers' earth, and sometimes of it. After this they come to the fine fuller's soap. To prepare the stuffs to receive the first earth, which lies eight feet deep. The matter of impressions of the pestle, they are usually laid this is divided into several layers, there being in urine; then in fuller's earth and water; and, commonly about a foot and a half between one lastly, in soap dissolved in hot water. Soap horizontal fissure and another. Of these several alone would do very well; but this is expenlayers, the upper half, where the earth breaks it- sive: though fullers' earth, in the way of our self, is tinged red; which seems to be owing to dressing, is scarcely inferior thereto; but then it the running of the water upon it from among must be well cleared of all stones and grittinesses, the sands above; some of which are probably which are apt to make holes in the stuff. As to of a ferruginous nature, or have ferruginous urine, it is certainly prejudicial, and ought to be matter among them. This reddish fullers' earth entirely discarded; not so much on account of the workmen call crop; and between the cledge its ill smell, as of its sharpness and saltness, which and this there is a thin stratum of matter, of less qualities are apt to render the stuffs dry and than an inch, which in taste, color, and external harsh. See Cloth, WOOLLEN. appearance, resembles the terra Japonica of the The best method of fulling with soap is deshops. The lower half of the strata of fuller's livered by M. Colinet, in a memoir on that subearth they call wall earth. This is untinged ject, supported by experiments, made by order with the red color of the other, and seems the of the marquis de Louvois, then superintendant most proper for fulling. Under the fullers' earth of the arts and manufactories of France. 1. The there is a stratum of white and coarse stone about substance of it is as follows:-A colored cloth, two feet thick. They seldom dig through this; of about forty-five ells, is to be laid in the usual put if they do, they find more strata of sand. manner, in the trough of a fulling mill; without Fullers' earth is of great use in scouring cloths, first soaking it in water, as is commonly pracstuffs, &c., imbibing all the grease and oil used tised in many places. To full this trough of in preparing, dressing, &c., of the wool; for cloth, fifteen pounds of soap are required; one which reason it is made a contraband com- half of which is to be melted in two pails of modity, and is not to be exported under the river or spring water, made as hot as the hand penalty of 1s. for every pound weight. See can bear it. This solution is to be poured by FULLING.

little and little upon the cloth, in proportion as FULLERS' THISTLE, or weed, n. s. Dipsacus. it is laid in the trough: and thus it is to be plant.

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be taken out and stretched. This done, the FULMEN, in mythology, the thunderbolt or cloth is immediately returned into the same weapon which Uranus presented to Jupiter for trough, without any new soap, and there fulled having delivered him from captivity, and which, two hours more. Then taking it out, they wring according to Virgil, was forged by the Cyclops. it well, to express all the grease and filth. After The fulmen in the hand of Jupiter was reprethe second fulling, the remainder of the soap is sented in three different ways. The first is a sort dissolved as in the former, and cast four different of wreath of flames in a conical shape, resembling times on the cloth; remembering to take out the stone commonly called a thunderbolt. This the cloth every two hours, to stretch it, and undo was adapted to Jupiter when mild and calm, and the plaits and wrinkles it has acquired in the was held down in his hand. The second is a trough. When they perceive it sufficiently similar figure, with two transverse darts of lightfulled, and brought to the quality and thickness ning, or sometimes wings, and was given to him required, they scour it for good in hot weather, when in the attitude of punishing. The third is keeping it in the trough till it be quite clean. a handful of radiating flames, which Jupiter held As to white cloths, as these full more easily and up, when in the act of inflicting some exemplary in less time than colored ones, a third part of the punishment. The Jupiter Tonans is represented soap may be spared.

on antique medals, as holding up the triple-forked FullInC OF STOCKINGS, Cars, &c., should be fulmen, and standing in a quadriga thundering performed somewhat differently; viz. either with with his rapid coursers, and throwing the fulmen the feet or the hands; or a kind of rack or out of his hand, which darts at the same time wooden machine, either armed with teeth of the out of the clouds beneath him. On a gem in same matter, or else horses' or bullocks' teeth. the Florentine Gallery Jupiter is represented The ingredients made use of herein are, urine, driving his chariot against one of the giants, and green soap, white soap, and fullers' earth. But grasping the fulmen as ready to dart it at his the urine is also reckoned prejudicial here. head Woven stockings, &c., should be fulled with The fulmen is also given to the eagle of Jupisoap alone : for those that are knit, earth may be ter, who grasps it in his claws, and uses it in a used with the soap. Indeed it is common to full similar manner to the thunderer himself. Minerva these kinds of works with the mill, after the usual is also so armed on a medal of Syracuse, and, manner of cloth, &c. But that is too coarse and according to Virgil, she used it against Ajax the violent a method, and apt to damage the work, son of Oïleus for having ravished Cassandra in unless it be very strong,

her temple on his return homeward from Troy. FULL-EY'ED, adj. Full and eye. Having There is a figure of Jupiter in Buonarotti's large prominent eyes.

collection at Florence, holding up the threeFULL-FED, adj. Full and fed. Sated; fat; forked boat as just ready to dart at some guilty saginated.

wretch; but with the conical body of the fulmen

lying under his feet, as of no use in cases of All as a partridge plump, full-fed, and fair,

severity. She formed this image of well bodied air. Pope.

FULMINATE, v.a.& v.n. Fr. fulmine ; FULL-LA’DEN, adj. Full and laden. Laden FUL'MINANT, adj.

Latin, fulmino. till there can be no more added.

FULMINA’TION, n. s. (To thunder ; to It were unfit that so excellent a reward as the Gos


denounce and pel promises should stoop down, like fruit upon a full curse : the one is the prerogative of God, the laden bough, to be plucked by every idle and wanton other the frequent presumption of bigoted, intole hand.

Tillotson. rant, and blasphemous man. Fulmination is not FULLO (Peter), an heretical bishop of An- only what is usually understood by thunder, but tioch, in the fifth century, who embraced the is applied to any loud crack, or rumbling noise, Eutychian heresy, to which he added, that all the especially to that which accompanies explosion persons in the Trinity suffered on the cross; of any kind. whence his followers were styled Theopaschatites. I cannot fulmmate por tonitruate words lle usurped the see of Antioch from Martyrius To puzzle intellects; my ninth lap affords in 471, for which he was afterwards deposed, No Lycophronian buskins. Thomas Randolph. but the emperor Zeno restored him. He died As excommunication is not greatly regarded here in 486.

in England, as now fulminated; so this constitsFULL-SPREAD, adj. Full and spread.

tion is out of use among us in a great measure. Spread to the utmost extent.

The fulminations from the vatican were turned into How easy 'tis, when destiny proves kind, ridicule.

Id. Parerger. With full-spread sails to run before the wind;

Whilst it was in fusion we cast into it a live coal, But those that 'gainst stiff gales laveering go,

which presently kindled it, and inade it boil and Must be at once resolved and skilful too.

Aash for a pretty while ; after which we cast in another Dryden.

glowing coal, which made it fulminate afresh. FULL-SUʻMMED, adj. Full and summed:

Boule Complete in all its parts.

In damps one is called the suffocating, and the

other the fulminating damp. The cedar stretched forth its branches, and the king

Woodward's Natural Iristorg. of birds nested within its leaves, thick feathered, and with full-summed wings fastening his talons East and FULMINATING Powders. See Powders, FulWest; but now the eagle is become half naked.

Howel's Vocal Forest. FULMINATION, in the Romish canon law, a

sentence of a bishop, official, or other ecclesiastic, the natural secretions. It is chiefly recommended appointed by the pope, by which it is decreed in scorbutic, and cutaneous disorders, for openthat some bull sent from the pope shall be exe- ing obstructions of the viscera, attenuating, and cuted.

promoting the evacuation of viscid juices. HoffFU'LSOME, adj.) From Sax. fulle, foul. man had a great opinion of it as a purifier of the FULSOMELY, ady. Nauseous: offensive; blood; and assures us that in this intention

FULSOMENESS, n. s. ) rank; lustful; gross to scarcely any plant exceeds it. Cows and sheep the smell; tending to obscenity.

eat it; goats are not fond of it; horses and swine The knotte why that every tale is tolde,

refuse it. If it be carried till the luste be colde

FU’MATORY, n. s. Lat. fumaria , Fr. fumeOf hem, that han herkened after yore,

terre. An herb.
The savour passeth, ever the lenger the more,

Her fallow leas
For fulsumnesse of the prolixitie.

The darnel, hemlock, and rank fumatory doth root
Chaucer. The Squieres Tule. over

Shakspeare. Henry V. He stuck them up before the fulsome ewes.

FUM'BLE, v.n. & v. a.) Goth. and Swed.

White satyrion is of a dainty smell, if the plant

FUM'BLER, 1. s.

falma, famla; Dan. puts forth white flowers only, and those not thin or

FUMBLINGLY, udv. famle ; Belg. fomdry, they are commonly of rank and fulsome smell.

nelen. To attempt that to which we are incomBacon.

petent: aukwardly and unfairly: to play like a He that brings fulsome objects to my view, child; without object, or intention; any thing With nauseous images my fancy fills,

attempted without precision, decision, or effect. And all goes down like oxymel of squills.

I saw him fumble with the sheets, and play with

Powers, and smile upon his finger's end.
Now half the youth of Europe are in arms,

Shakspeare. How fulsome must it be to stay behind,

As inany farewells as be stars in heaven, And die of rank diseases here at home! Otway. With distinct breath and consigned kisses to them, No decency is considered, no fulsomoncs is omitted. He fumbles up all in one loose adieu.

Id. co venom is wanting, as far as dulness can supply it. Our mechanick theists will have their atoms never

Dryden. once to have fumbled in these their motioas, nor to A certain epigram, which is inscribed to the em- have produced any inept system.

Cudworth. peror, is more fulsome than any passage I have met Am not J a friend to help you out? You would with in our poet.

Id. have been fumbling half an hour for this excuse. FULTA, a town of Bengal, on the eastern

Dryden's Spanish Fryar. bank of the Hoogly or Bhagguarutty River,

. His greasy bald-pate choir about twenty-five miles below Calcutta. At this

Came fumbling o'er the beads, in such an agony
They told 'em false for fear.

L. place the English, who escaped the horrors of the black-hole, took refuge on ship-board in 1756, FUME, n. s., v. n., & v. a.) Fr. fumée; Ita. and continued here for nearly six months, during

FU'MID, adj.

| fumo; Lat. fu, which they lost a great number of people, from FUMID'ITY, n. s.

mus. Literally .), the unhealthiness of the place, and their being


sinoke, or exhamuch crowded. The anchorage is good here,

FUMIGA'TION, n. s. Slation of any being protected from the swell of the sea, and FU'MINGLY, adv.

kind. It is not the bottom a stiff clay. Good water may also be

FUMOS'ITY, n. s.

only applied to poc procured ; and there is an excellent market and

Fu'mous, adj.

vapor, and to the 000 inn.

Fu'ny. D E FU'MADO. n. s. Lat. fumus. A smoked bodies which fly off hy heat, but to the rage and patur fish.

passion of the mind when expressed in empty 2ck, Tim Fish that serve for the hotter countries, they used sounding words: to any thing unsubstantial;

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by one, drying them with the smoke of a soft and tion is a process of applying aromatic vapor, o stepontinual fire, from which they purchased the name of smoke, for the purpose of medication or healing :

Carew. scents raised by fire are likewise called fumigaThe FUMARIA, fumitory, a genus of the pen- tions. Fumosity is used by Chaucer, and signi mot ere andria order, and diadelphia class of plants, fies the flatulent and steamy effect of excessive minated; 'natural order twenty-fourth, corydales : CAL. di drinking: that which arises from the stomach Cinsphyllous : cor. ringent : there are two membra- thus disordered is denominated fume.

laceous filaments, each of which has three Hir dremes shul not now be told for me : be vatice'ntheræ. There are many different species, all Ful were bir hedes of fumositee,

ow, shrubby, deciduous and evergreen plants, That causeth dreme, of which ther is no charge. in e Towing from two to six or seven feet high,

Chaucer. The Squieres Tale. Tit, dorned with small simple leaves, and papilio

This wine of Spaigne crepeth subtilly ifter what aceous flowers of different colors. The most

nost In other wines growing faste by, de it fe emarkable is the

Of which ther riseth swiche frumositee
F. Officinalis, or common fumitory. It grows

That whan a man hath dronken draughtes three,
F. Oficinalis, or common fumitory. grows And weneth that he at home in Chepe,
lled the "aturally in shady cultivated grounds, and pro- He is in Spaigne, right at the town of Lepe.
LINP., .uces spikes of purplish flowers in May and

Id. The Perdoneres Tale. todo une. It is very juicy, of a bitter taste, without That which we move for our better learning and CDERS Pay remarkable smell. Its medical effects are to instruction sake, turneth unto anger and choler in rengthen the tone of the bowels, and promote them : they grow altogether out of quietness with it;

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they answer fumingly, that they are ashamed to defile The heat will fume away most of the scent. their pens with making answer to such idle questions.

Mortimer. Hooker. The fumes of drink discompose and stupify the Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs; brains of a man overcharged with it. South. Being purged, a fire sparkling in lover's eyes.

Fumigations, often repeated, are very beneficial. Shakspeare.

Arbuthnos. Tie up the libertine in a field of feasts,

The first fresh dawn then waked the gladdened Keep his brain fuming. Id. Antony and Cleopatra.

race When Duncan is asleep, his two chamberlains

Of uncorrupted man, nor blushed to see Will I with wine and wassel so convince,

The sluggard sleep beneath its sacred beam;
That memory, the warder of the brain,

For their light slumbers gentle fumed away.
Shall be a fume.
Id. Macbeth.

Thomson. It were good to try the taking of fumes by pipes, as

Yet there will still be bards; though fame is smoke, they do in tobacco, or other things, to dry and com- Its fumes are frankincense to human thought! fort. Bacon.

Byron. Don Juan. Piato's great year would have some effect, not in

FUMIGATION, in medicine. By the subtile renewing the state of like individuals ; for that is the fume of those that conceive the celestial bodies have fumes produced by burning certain substances. more accurate influence upon these things below than much benefit or prejudice may be produced, they have, but in gross.

Id according to the nature of the case, and the conTo lay aside all that may seem to have a shew of stitution on which the effects are to be exerted; fumes and fancies, and to speak solids, a war with as is evident from the palsies produced among Spain is a mighty work.

Id. metal-gilders, workers in lead-mines, &c.; and We have

also from the benefits received in many cases No anger in our eyes, no storm, no lightning : when the air is impregnated with salutary mateOur heat is spent and fumed away in vapor, rials. Catarrhs and colds, for instance, are reBefore our hands be at work.

Ben Jonson's Catiline.

lieved by fumes received with the breath; by

the same means expectoration is assisted in the Those that serve for hot countries they used at first to fume, by hanging them upon long sticks one by one,

asthma; and even ulcers in the lungs have been and drying them with the smoke of a soft fire.

relieved by this method. This is still more Carew,

strongly exemplified by a practice of curing Their prayers passed

ulcers, and exciting the general action of quickDimensionless through heavenly doors; then clad silver in the system, by enclosing the naked body With incense, where the golden altar fumed

of the patient in a box fitted to receive the fumes By the great intercessor, came in sight

of quicksilver, raised by sprinkling cinnabar upon Before their father's throne. Milton's Paradise Lost a red hot iron, or, what is still better, the hydrar

A crass and fumid exhalation is caused from the gyrus præcipitatus cinereus of the Pharmacopæia, combat of the sulphur and iron with the acid and

which, not emitting any sulphureous vapors, nitrous spirits of aquafortis.


proves less inconvenient to the patient. Mr. Silenus lay,

Pearson made a considerable number of experiWhose constant cups lay fuming to his brain, And always boil in each extended vein. Roscommon.

ments with a view to examine into the comparaPower, like new wine, does your weak brain sur

tive efficacy of this treatment and the cornmon prize,

friction. He found that by fumigating the And its mad fumes in your discourses rise ;

gums became turgid and tender very quickly, But time these yielding vapours will remove :

and the local appearances were sooner removed Mean while I'll taste the sober joys of love.

than by the other method; but it sooner brought

Dryden. on debility, rapid and premature salivation, and, Plunged in sloth we lie, and snore supine,

of course, could not be steadily continued. This As filled with fumes of undigested wine.

gentleman therefore concludes, that where checkWhen he knew his rival freed and gone,

ing the progress of the disease suddenly is an Ile swells with wrath; he makes outrageous moan :

object of great moment, or where the body is so He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground,

covered with venereal ulcers that there scarcely The hollow tower with clamours ring around. Id.

remains a surface large enough to absorb the Thus fighting fires awhile themselves consume;

ointment, the vapor of mercury will be advanBut straight, like Turks, forced on to win or die,

tageous. The vapor of mercury is also singularly They first lay tender bridges of their fume, And o'er the breach in unctuous vapours fly. Id.

efficacious when applied to venereal ulcers, fungi,

and excrescences; but this plan requires an equal From dice and wine the youth retired to rest,

quantity of mercury to be given internally, as if And puffed the frmy god from out his breast : Ev'n then he dreamt of drink and lucky play:

the local application itself were not a mercurial More lucky had it lasted 'till the day.

one. My fumigation is to Venus just

FUM'ET, n. s. The dung of the deer. The souls of roses, and red coral's dust :

FUMETTE, n. s. Fr. A word introduced by And, last, to make my fumigation good,

cooks, and the pupils of cooks, for the smell of "Tis mixt with sparrows' brains and pigeons' blood.


A haunch of venison made her sweat,
She fumed the temples with an odorous flame, 2
And oft before the sacred altars came,

Unless it had the right fumette.

Seift. To pray for him who was an empty name. Id. )

FUMIGATOR, in surgery, an instrument used Woud thou preserve thy famished family

for injecting tobacco-smoke into the anus of With fragrant time the city fumigate,

drowned persons, with a view to excite the irAnd break the waxen walls to save the state. Id. ritability of the muscles. The best kind is we


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