This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1797 edition. Excerpt: ... are the very words of our Liturgy, in the commendatory prayer 3 Ortbard for garden. STEFVENS. ' 4 The word here used was more probably designed by a wrathe/it, either of the poet or transeriber, fur heneþan, that is, benlvane; os which the most common kind (bygsg-amus niger) is certainly narcariclz, and perhaps, if taken in a considerable quantity, might prove poisonous. Galen calls it cold in the third degree; by which in this, an well as gem, he seem' not to mean an actual coldness, but the power it has of.-' benumbing benumbing the saculties. Dioscorides ascribes to it the property of pro. during madnefs. These qualities have been confirmed by several cases related in modern ohservations. In Wepfer we have a good account of the various effects of this root upon most of the members of a ran-vent in Germany, who eat of it for supper by mistake, mixed with succory;_. heat in the throat, giddiness, dimnef' of fight, and delirium. Cicut. dguatic. c. xviii. Gntv. So, in Paintcfls Palate: qf Pleasure, Vnl, II. p. 74z; t' which being once possesscd, never leaveth the patient till it hath ensecbled his state, lilee the qualitie of yoxfin distilling through the vein: even to the heart." MALoNn. Surely, the leperous di/i-(menr signisies the water rfiflil/ed from henbane, that subsequently occasioned leprosy. STztvxr-xs. V D-fivarrlfd, For bereft. wAnnunTox. 7 The very words of this part of the fpeech are taken (as I have been infirrmed by a gentleman of undoubted veracity) from an old Lrgendzs Sainrr, where a man, who was accidently drowned, is introduced a: making the same compiaint. STnevzNs. 3 Unbausestd is without having rceeived the facrament. Disujpomtrd, as Dr. johnson observes, "is the same as try/appointed, and may be...
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