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ing or sitting on; the finer sort its used for gar- give the same account of their filthiness in this ments. They are dexterous too in making basket respect as Cook. Since captain Cook was here and wicker-work. Ropes and lines are made of the number of the inhabitants on the island is the bark of a tree; and the fibres of the cocoa-nut much decreased; it is not now supposed to confumish them with thread, with which they fasten tain above 5000 souls. the different parts of their canoes, &c. The bark The priesthood seems to be hereditary in one of a nettle which grows in the mountains, called family or tribe; and is said to be numerous. orawa, supplies them with excellent fishing- These priests are professedly the men of science lines; their hooks are made of mother-of-pearl, and medicine. They teach that the Supreme to which they fix a tuft of hair, made to resemble Deity, besides many female descendants, has the tail of a fish. The point is turned inwards. one son named Tane, and to him they direct They make also a kind of seine of a coarse their worship, though they do not believe that broad grass, the blades of which are like flags. the good or bad conduct of mankind on earth These they twist and tie together in a loose man- makes them more or less acceptable to him. ner, till the net, which is about as wide as a They believe the existence of the 'soul after large sack, is from sixty to eighty fathoms long. death, and of a greater or less degree of happiThis they haul in smooth shoal-water; and its ness to be then enjoyed; but they seem to have own weight keeps it so close to the ground that no conception of a state of punishment hereafter. scarcely a single fish can escape. Their cane The share of happiness they imagine every indiharpoons, pointed with hard wood, are very vidual will enjoy in this future state will effectual weapons. Tools used by the Otaheiteans be assigned to him according to the rank he are, an adze made of a kind of basaltes, of a holds on earth. Much parade is used in their gray or blackish color, not very hard, but of attempts to recover the sick, though their remeconsiderable toughness; a chisel or gouge of dies consist only of ridiculous ceremonies and bone, generally the bone of a man's arm between enchantments. The marriages are secular conthe wrist and elbow; a rasp of coral, and the tracts; but no one has a right to perform tattooskin of a sting-ray ; also coral and sand, as a ing except the priests; and, this being a custom file or polisher. With such tools they generally universally adopted, it may be supposed that the take up several days in felling a tree; but after performing it is a lucrative employment. The it is down, and split into planks, they smooth males in general undergo a kind of circumcision them very expeditiously with their adzes, and which is likewise the exclusive privilege of the can take off a thin coat from a whole plank with priests to perform. But what most establishes out missing a stroke.
the credit of this order of men is their skill in The men of consequence wear the nails of astronomy and navigation. their fingers long, as a badge of distinction. Captain Cook saw a wicker representation of The women always cut their hair short round Mauwe, one of their Eatuas, or gods of the their heads. Both sexes tattoo the hinder part second class, which was said to be the only one of their thighs and loins with black lines in of the kind in Otaheitee. It was seven feet high. various forms; these marks are made by striking These people pray at sun-rise and sun-set. Our the teeth of an instrument somewhat like a navigator, who had some reason to believe that, comb just through the skin, and rubbing into among the religious customs of this people, huthe punctures a kind of paste made of sooi and man sacrifices were sometimes offered up to oil, which leaves an indelible stain. Both sexes their deities, went to a morai, or place of worare gracefully clothed. Their dress consists of ship, accompanied by captain Furneaux, having two pieces of this cloth; one of them, having a with them a sailor who spoke the language tolehole in the middle to put the head through, rably well, and several of the natives. In the hangs from the shoulders to the mid-leg before morai was a tupapow, a kind of bier, with and behind; another piece between four and five a shed erected over it, on which lay a corpse yards long, and about one broad, they wrap and some provisions. Captain Cook asked if round the body; this cloth is made like paper, the plantain were for the Eatua? If they sacriof the macerated fibres of the inner bark spread ficed to the Eatua hogs, dogs, fowls, &c. ? To out and beaten together. Their ornaments are which an intelligent native answered in the affir feathers, flowers, pieces of shell, and pearls; the mative. He then asked if they sacrificed men to pearls are worn chiefly by the women.
the Eatua? He was answered, “bad men they weather they wear matting. They have a custom did; first beating them till they were dead.' also of anointing their heads with what they call He then asked if good men were put to death in monoe, an oil expressed from the cocoa-nut, in this manner ? His answer was No. He gathered which some sweet herbs or flowers have been that men for certain crimes were condemned to infused: as the oil is generally rancid, the smell be sacrificed to the gods, provided they did not is at first very disagreeable to a European; possess any property, which they might give for and as they live in a hot country, and never use their redemption. It seems to rest with the a comb, they are not able to keep their heads high-priest to single out the victims for sacrifice. free from lice, which the children and common The dead bodies are placed in the open air till people pick out and eat; a custom wholly dif- the bones becoine quite dry: a shed was erected ferent from their manners in every other particu- on one occasion close by the house where the lar, for they are delicate and cleanly, almost deceased had resided; it was about fifteen feet without example; and those to whom captain long, and eleven broad; one end was left quite Cook distributed combs, soon delivered them- open; the other end and the two sides were selves from vermin. Later voyagers, however, partly enclosed with a sort of wicker-work. The
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vier was a frame of wood, like that on which the long, made of a very hard wood. Thus armed, sea beds, called cots, are placed, with a matted they fight with great obstinacy, and give no bottom, and supported by four posts, at the quarter to man, woman, or child, who happens height of about four feet from the ground. The to fall into their hands during the battle, nor for body was covered first with a mat, and then some time afterwards, till their passion subsides. with white cloth; by the side of it lay a wooden They have likewise bous and arrows; but the latmace, one of their weapons of war; and near ter are headed only with stone, and none of them the head of it, which lay next to the close end of pointed. They have targets of a semicircular the shed, lay two cocoil-nut sells; at the other form, made of wicker-work, and plaited strings end a bunch of green leaves, and some dried of the cocoa-nut fibres, covered with glossy twigs, all tied together, were stuck in the ground, bluish green feathers belonging to a kind of by which lay a stone about as big as a cocoa- pigeon, and ornamented with sharks' teeth,
Near these lay one of the young plantain- arranged in three concentric circles. leaves that are used for emblems of peace, and European visits led to the attempt to estabclose by it a stone axe. It the open end of the lish missionaries on this island; but, after varished also huns, in several strings, a great num- ous (forts to introduce Christianity and the arts ber of palm-nuis; and without the shed was of civilised life, those worthy laborers were comstuck up in the ground a stem of a plantain- pelled to retreat. tree, about six feet high, upon the top of which OTAKOOTAI, or \enovaette, an island in was placed a cocoa-nut shell full of fresh water; the South Pacific Ocean, about three miles in against the side of one of the posts hung is small circumference, discovered by Cook in the year bag, containing a few pieces of bread-fruit ready 1777. The beach within the reef is composed roasted. The food so placed by the corpse of a white coral sand, and the land within shoes seemed designed as an offering io their gods. not rise above six or seven feet: it is entirely desa They cast in, near the body, small pieces of titute of water. The only common trees found cloth, on which the tears and blood of the there were cocoa-palms, of which there were mourners have been shed; for in their paroxysms several clusters; and vast numbers of the wharra. of grief it is a universal custom to wound The only bird seen was a beautiful cuckoo, of a themselves. The mourner is always a man; chestnut brown, variegated with black. But and he is dressed in a very singular habit. upon the shore were some ery-birds, a smaller When the bones are stripped of their tiesh, and sort of curlew, blue and white herons, and yreat become dry, they are buried.
numbers of noddies. Though there were at this The mourning which is worn here is a heail- time no fixed inhabitants, indubitable marks dress of feathers, the color of which is conse- remained of its being, at least occasionally, crated to deathi, and a veil over the face. The frequented. Long. 201° 37' E., lit. 190 jl's. whole nation is said to appear ihus on the death OTTORD, a town of England, in hient, celeof their king. The mournine for fathers is very Lrated for a battle between the two Saxon kings, long. The women mourn for their husbands, Oita of Mercia, and Alrick of fient, who was but not the husbands for their wives.
killed by Ofia; and another in 1010, wherein Their boats or canoes are of difierent sorts. the Danish king Canute was routed by king EdSome are made out of a single tree, u hold mund Ironside. Offl, to atone for the blood he from two to six men. These are principally hid shed in that latile, gave this place 10 Christemployed in fishing; others are constructed church, Canterbury (as the deed waysj, in pascua of planks very dexterously sewed together; they porcorum, . for feeding the archbishop's hous;' will sometimes hold from ten to forty men; and so it remained in the archbishop's liberty, they generally lash two of these together, and till exchanged with king Henry VIII. for other set up two masts between them; or, if they are
lands. There was
a chantry founded at the single, they have only one in the middle; and Rvehouse in this parish. in these vessels they will sail far beyond the OTITER, adj., pron., & 11. s.
Sax. oder sight of land. A third sort seems to be princi- Ou'ER-GATES, udv.
a den; Gous. pally designed for pleasure. These are very
» (udr odr: Teut. large, but have no sail; and in shape resemble
Trench the gondolas of Venice. The plank of which
autre. Difierthese vessels are constructed is made by split- ent; not this; not the same; not I or he; someting a tree, with the grain, into as many thin thing beside; correlative to each; the remainpieces as possible. The boards are brought to ing one of two); the next; the third part; other the thichness of about an inch, and are atier- gales (from other and sates, meaning way) is in wards fitted to the boat with great exactness, another manner: otherwhere, in other places : To fasten these planks together, holes are bored
otherwise, in a different manner; or in different with a piece of bone, fixed into a stick for that respects; by or from other causes. purpose. Through these a kind of plaited cord- In lowliness of mind let each esteem other better igre is passed, so as to hold the planks strongly than themselves.
Philip. ii. 3. together. The seams are caulked with dry
Of good actions some are better than other some. rushes; and the whole outside of the vessel is painted over with a kind of gummy juice,
They only plead that whatsoever God revealeth, which supplies the place of pitch. Their wea
as necessary for all Christian men to do and believe, pons are slings, which they use with great dex
the same we ought to embrace, whether we have reterity; pikes headed with the skins of sting
reived it by writing or otherwise, which no man de. rays, and clubs of about six or
seven feet nieth.
As Jews they had access to the temple and syna- escape the worst of all evils, both in itself and in its gogues, but as Christians they were of necessity consequences--an idle life.
Cowper. forced otherwhere to assemble themselves.
Sure never were seen two such sweet little ponies; The dismayed matrons and maidens, some in their Other horses are clowns, and these macaronies ; houses, other some in the churches, with floods of And to give them this title I'm sure is'nt wrong, tears and lamentable cries, poured forth their prayers Their legs are so slim and their tails are so long. to the Almighty, craving his help in that their hard
Knolles. And the pale smile of beauties in the grave, Were I king,
The charms of other days, in starlight gleams I should cut off the nobles for their lands; Glimmer on high; their buried locks still wave Desire his jewels and this other's house.
Along the canvas.
OTHNIEL, the celebrated judge of Israel, Will it not be received
was the son of Kenaz, of the tribe of Judah. We That they have don't? --Who dares receive it other!
are told (Joshua xv. 17 and Judges i. 13) that
Id. If Sir Toby had not been in drink, he would have he was Caleb's younger brother. But, if Caleb tickled you othergates than he did.
and Othniel had been brothers, the latter could Şir John Norris failed in the attempts of Lisborn, not have married his niece Achsah the daughter and returned with the loss, by sickness and otherwise, of Caleb. The Scripture mentions Kenaz as faof eight thousand men.
ther to Othniel, and Jephunneh as the father of Physicians are some of them so conformable to the Caleb. It is therefore supposed that Kenaz and humour of the patient, as they press not the cure of Jephunneh were brothers, and that Othniel and the disease ; and some other are so regular in pro. Caleb were cousin-germans, and in this sense to ceeding according to art, as they respect not the con- be brothers according to the language of Scripdition of the patient.
ture. Thus, Achsah being but second-cousin in Bind my hair up: as 'twas yesterday? No, nor the other day.
respect of Othniel, he might marry her consist
Ben Jonson. The king had all he craved, or could compel,
ently with the letter of the law. The heroism And all was done-let others judge how well,
by which he obtained Achsah is recorded in
Joshua xv. 16, 17: and the still greater heroism
Daniel. His godlike acts, and his temptations fierce,
by which he delivered his country from the opAnd former sufferings otherwhere are found. pressions of Chushanrishathaim, A. M. 2599, is
Milton. recorded in Judges iïi. 9–11. Whether he The evidences for such things are not so infallible, judged Israel during the forty years of peace that but that there is a possibility that the things may be followed is uncertain. otherwise.
OTHO, a tribune of the people, who, in CiI can expect no other from those that judge by cero's consulship, introduced a regulation to single sights and rash measures, than to be thought permit the Roman knights
' at public spectacles fond or insolent.
to have the fourteen first rows after the seats of Scotland and thou did each in other live,
the senators. Nor would'st thou her, nor could thee she survive.
This was opposed with virulence Dryden.
by some, but Cicero ably defended it. He that will not give just occasion to think that
Otho (M. Salvius), the eighth emperor of all government in the world is the product only of Rome, born A. D. 32, of a family descended force and violence, and that men live together by no
from the ancient kings of Etruria. He was other rules but that of beasts, where the strongest among the number of Nero's favorites, was raised carries; and so lay a foundation for perpetual disc to the highest offices of the state, and made goorder and mischief, tumult, sedition, and rebellion ; vernor of Pannonia by the interest of Seneca, tbings that the followers of that hypothesis so loudly who wished to remove him from Rome, lest Cry out against, must of necessity find out another Nero's love for Poppæa should prove his ruin. state of government.
After Nero's death, Otho conciliated the favor of There is that controlling worth in goodness, that Galba the new emperor; but, when Galba rethe will cannot but like and desire it; and, on the fused to adopt him as his successor, he procured other side, that odious deformity in vice, that it never his assassination, and proclaimed himself empeeffers itself to the affections of mankind but under the disguise of the other.
He was acknowledged by the senate, but In these good things, what all others should the sudden revolt of Vitellius in Germany' renpractise, we should scarce know to practise otherwise. dered his situation very precarious. Otho ob
tained three victories; but in a general engageThy father was a worthy prince,
ment near Brixellum his forces were defeated, And merited, alas! a better fate;
and he stabbed himself when all hopes of sucBut heaven thought otherwise.
cess had vanished, in the thirty-seventh year of Addison's Cato.
his age, after a reign of about three months. The Never allow yourselves to be idle, whilst others are
last moments of Otho's life were those of a phiin want of any thing that your hands can make for losopher. He comforted his soldiers who lathem. Men seldom consider God any otherwise than in for their safety, observed, that it was better that
mented his fortune, and, expressing his concern relation to themselves, and therefore want some extraordinary benefits to excite their attention, and en
one man should die than that all should be ingage their love.
volved in ruin on account of his obstinacy. His No leases shall ever be made other than leases for nephew was much affected, and feared the anger years not exceeding thirty-one, in possession, and of the conqueror; but Otho observed, that ViRot in reversion or remainder.
tellius would be kind to the relations of Otho, I bave long discontinued this practice, and many since, in the time of their greatest enmity, the others which i found necessary to adopt, that I might mother of Vitellius had received every friendly
treatment from his hands. He also burnt the twenty or thirty miles. Their food is corn and letters which, by falling into the hands of Vitel- other vegetables, and those large earth worms lius, might provoke his resentment against those that appear in great quantities on the Downs bewho had fasored the cause of an unfortunate fore sun-rising in the summer. These are replete general. His father was a favorite of Claudius. with moisture, answer the purpose of liquids
OTHON VA, in botany, African raywort, a and enable them to live long without drinking genus of the polygamia necessaria order, synge- on those extensive and dry tracts. Besides this, nesia class of plants ; natural order forty-ninth, the males have an admirable magazine for their composite: receptacle naked; there is almost security against drought, being a pouch, whose no pappus: CAL. monophyllous, multifid, and entrance lies immediately under the tongue, and nearly cylindrical. Species one, a native of the which is capable of holding nearly seven quarts; south of Europe.
this they fill with water, to supply the hen when OTURYADES, one of the 300 Spartans who sitting, or the young before they can fly. Bustards fought against 300 Argives, when those two na- lay only two eres, of the size of those of a goose, tions disputed their respective right to Thyreata. of a pale olive brown, marked with spots of a dark Tuo Arvives, Alcinor and Cronius, and Othry- color; they make no nest, only scrape a hole in ades, survived the battle. The Arrives went the ground. In autumn they are (in Wiltshire home to carry the news of their victory; but generally found in large turnip fields near the Othrvades, who had been reckoned among the Downs, and in tlocks of fifty or more. number of the slain on account of his wounds, OTODINI, OJLADINI, or OTTODINI, a nation recovered himself, and carried some of the spoils of ancient Britons, seated on the north-east of of which he had stripped the Argives into the the Brigantes, in the countries now called Norcamp of his countrymen; and after he had raised thumberland, Verse, and the Lothians. As the a trophy, and had written with his own blood Otodini are not mentioned by any of the Roman the word vici on his shield, he killed himself, historians, but only by Ptolemy, it is uncertain unwillin 10 survive the death of his country- whether they formed a distinct independent state,
or were united with the Brigantes. They were, OTIIUS AND ECUALTO-, in mythology, two however, a considerable people, and possessed a giants, sons of Neptune by Iphimedia, the wife long tract of the sea coast, from the Tyne to the of the giant Aloeus: who educated them as his Frith of Forth. Their name is derived by Baxown, whene- they were called Aloeides. They ter from the old British words Ot o dineu, which grew nine inches every month, and were only signify a high and rochy shore; descriptive nine years old when they made war against the enough of their country. They were probably gods; but were slain by Apollo and Diana. Terluced by Agricola at the same tiine with their They built the town of Asera, at the foot of more powerful neighbours the Brigantes; but, as Mount Helicon.
they lived without the wall of Severus, they were, OTIS, in ornithology, a genus of birds belong- like the rest of the loat:r, engaged in frequent ing to the order of grallie. There are several revolts. In the most perfect state of the Roman species, principally distinguished by their color, government in this island, the country of the One of these,
Otodini made a part of the Roman province 0. tarda, the bustard, is the largest of the Bri- called Valentia; which comprehended all that tish land fowls; the male at a medium weigh- large tract between the two walls. As this proing twenty-five pounds; there are instances of mince was never long together in the peaceable some very old ones weighing twenty-seven: the possession of the Ronians, they had bui fou stabreadth nine feet; the length nearly four. Besides tions in the country of the Olodini, except those the size and difference of color, the male is dis- on the line of the wall of Severus. Various tinguished from the female by a tuft of feathers opinions are entertained among the learned about five inches long on each siile of the lower respecting the real situation of the Otodini; anu mandible. lis head and neck are ash-colored : it is even doubtful whether their country was in the back is harred transversely with black and England or in Scotland. The celebrated Drumbright rust color: the greater quill-feathers are
mond of Hathornden contends for the latter. black: the belly white: the tail is marked with From Dr. Henry's description, above quoied, it broad red and black bars, and consists of twenty appears to have been in part of both. feathers : the legs are dusky. The female is OIRANTO, or TERRA D'OTRANTO, a province of about half the size of the inale: the crown of the Naples, forming the south-east extremity of head is of a deep orange, traversed with black Italy, having the gulf of Taranto on the west, lines; the rest of the head is brown. The lower and the Adriatic on the east. part of the fore side of the neck is ash-colored : ficial extent of 2000 square miles; and, though in other respects it resembles the male, only the mountainous, is very fertile. It suffers, however colors of the back and wings are far more dull. severely from a want of water. The chief proThese birds inhabit most of the open countries duct is olives, whole forests of which grow wild of the south and east parts of England, from cotton, tobacco, vines, and fruits. On the hills Dorsetshire, as far as the Wolds in Yorkshire. is found noble pasturage ; and, on the sea-coast, They are exceedingly shy, and difficult to be abundant encouragement to fishing. Otranto is shot; run very fast, and when on the wing can divided into the three districts of Lecce (the fly, though slowly, many miles without resting. capital), Taranto, and Messagna. Population They take fight with difficulty, and are some- 292,000. times run down with greyhounds. They keep OTRANTO, a fortified town in the Neapolitan near their old haunts, seldom wandering above province to which it gives name, on the Adriatie.
It has a super
It is miserably built and decayed; and its in- church of St. Mary at Rouen in Normandy; but habitants do not amount to more than 2400. was afterwards bought by Grandison bishop of They carry on some trade in olive-oil. In 1810 Exeter, who made of it a quarter college in the Fouche, Buonaparte's minister of police, received reign of Edward III., and therein placed secular the title of duke of Otranto. Thirty-three miles priests, with other ministers, to whom he gave east by north of Gallipoli, and eighty east by the whole manor, parish, tythes, fines, spiritual south of Taranto.
profits, &c., which amounted to £304 2s. 10d. OTRANTO, CAPO DI, a cape of Italy, on the yearly. coast of the Adriatic, few miles south of the OTTOGANO, or OTTAGANO, a fine old town town of Otranto.
of Italy, Naples, situated at the eastern base of OTRAR, or Farab, a town of independent Mount Vesuvius, about twelve miles east of Tartary, on the Arsch, formerly a place of con- Naples. The town is understood to owe its siderable extent. It is stated thai Timur died name and origin to the ancient Roman villa of at this place; but other accounts represent his Octavianum. It contains three churches, and a death to have taken place at Samarcand. 110 castle on the top of an adjacent hill. A large miles north-west of Toncat.
proportion of the inhabivants, about 14,000, supOTTER, n. s. Sax. oter; Goth. otr; Teut. port themselves by cultivating gardens. otter ; Dan. odder ; Sans. ood. An amphibious OTTOMAN Porte, a title given by Euanimal. See below.
ropeans to the grand signior, or the Turkish emThe toes of the olter's hinder feet, for the better peror; from Othoman, the first emperor of the swimming, are joined together with a membrane, as Turks. It is also used metaphorically for the in the bevir ; from which he differs principally in Turkish power, and often simply for the Porte his teeth, which are canin ; and in his tail which is by way of emphasis. selin, or a long taper : so that he may not be unfitly OTWAY (Thomas), an eminent tragic poet, called putoreus aquaticus, or the water polecat. He the son of Mr. Humphry Otway, rector of Wolmakes himself burrows on the water side as a bevir ; beding in Sussex; was born at Trottin in that is sometimes tamed, and taught, by nimbly sur
county on the 3d of March 1651. tounding the fishes, to drive them into the net.
educated at Oxford; but went to London, where At the lower end of the hall is a large otter's skin he became a player, with but indifferent success. stuffed with hay.
However, the sprightliness of his conversation Would you preserve a numerous finny race ?
gained him the vor of Charles Fitz-Charles, Let your fierce dogs the ravenous otter chase ; earl of Plymouth, who procured him a cornet's The amphibous monster ranges all the shores, commission in one of the regiments sent into Darts through the waves, and every haunt explores. Flanders; but he returned in very necessitous
Gay. circumstances, and applied himself to writing OTTER, in zoology. See Mustela.
for the stage. In comedy he has been deemed OTTER Creek, a river of Vermont, United too licentious; which, however, was no great States, which rises near Dorset, and runs west objection to his pieces in the profligate days of of north, passes by Rutland, Pittsford, Brandon, Charles II. But, in tragedy, few English Middlebury, New Haven, Vergennes, besides poets have ever equalled him; and perhaps other towns, and flows into Lake Champlain, at none ever excelled him in touching the tender Basin Harbour, in Ferrisburg. It is navigable passions. There is generally something familiar for sloops to Vergennes, six miles. Length and domestic in the fable of his tragedies, and Eighty-five miles.
there is amazing energy in his expression. But OTTER Creek, a river of Kentucky, which though Otway possessed in so eminent a degree runs into the Ohio, long. 86° 24' W., lat. 37° the rare talent of writing to the heart, yet he was Also a river of Vermont.
not always successful in his dramatic composiOTTERBURN, a town of Northumberland, tions. Dr. Johnson gives this account of his near Ellesdon. It was the field of battle be- death : -He died in a manner which I am untween the English and Scots in 1388, wherein willing to mention. Having been compelled by Henry Percy, called Hotspur, was taken prisoner, his necessities to contract debts, and haunted, as and Douglas the Scotch general was killed. On is supposed, by terriers of the law, he retired to this battle was founded the old ballad of Chevy- a public-house on Tower Hill, where he died of chase; the village being situated by the river want; or, as it is related by one of his biogra· Rhead, on the south side of the Cheviot Hills. phers, by swallowing, after a long fast, a piece The entrenchments are still visible; and a num- of bread which charity had supplied. He went ber of tumuli scattered over the adjacent ground out, as is reported, almost naked, in the rage of mark the slaughter made there. It lies twenty- hunger, and finding a gentleman in a neighbourone miles from Morpeth.
ing coffee-house, asked him for a shilling. The OTTERY, ST. Mary's, a market town in gentleman gave him a guinea ; and Otway going Devonshire, 159 miles west of London, and ten away bought a roll, and was choked with the miles east of Exeter. Its market is on Tuesday, first mouthful. All this, I hope, is not true ; and it has two fairs. The church is very ancient, but that indigence, and its concomitants sorrow and resembles a cathedral. A very extensive and despondency, brought him to the grave, has woollen manufactory was established here by Sir never been denied.' The doctor adds, that George Yonge and Sir John Duntze, barts. It Otway had not much cultivated versification, derived its name from the Otter, and that from por much replenished his mind with general the otters formerly found in it. This town was knowledge. His principal power was in moving given by king Edward the Confessor to the the passions, to which Dryden in his latter years