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ENTRAINS, a town of France, in the dept. 1. To pétition; to folieit; to impo:tune.--Ifaac of the Nievre, 10 miles W. of Clamecy.

entrented the Lord for his wife. G-n. XXV. 21. * ENTRANCE. n. f. [entrant, French.] To prevail upon by solicitation. - The Lord was The power of entering into a place ---Whence are entreated of him, and Rebecca his wife conceived. Foll, fir? Has the porter his eyes in his head, Gen. xxv. 21.-It were a fruitless attempt to apthat he gives entrance to such companions? Pray, pieafe a power, ir hom no prayers could entreat, no Est you out. Sbakes.- Where diligence opens the repentance r concile. Rogers. 3. To treat or use dvor of the undertanding, and impartially kerps well or ill.-Whereas thy fervant worketh truly, it, truth is fure to find an entrance aud a welcome entrent him not exil. Eccluf. vii. 20.too. Suth. 2. The act of entering

Muit you, Sir John, protsét my lady here? The reafor, that I gather, he is mad,

Entreat her not the worse in that I pray Is a mad tale he toid to day at dinner,

You ute her well.

Shuk. Henry VT. Of his own door being thut againg his entrance. 4. To entertain; to ainufe. Not used.-

Shuku piare. My lord, I mnfi entreat the time alone. 3. The passage by which a place is entered; ave. - God thield I should disturb devotion.' Shak, rve. -lie charged them to keep the paffiges of 5. To entertain; to receive. Not in use.--the hilly country; for by them there was an ina The garden of Proferpina this night, trunce into Judea. Judith.-Palladio Jid conclude, And in the midst thereof a silver seat, that the principal entrance was never to be regula

With a thick arbour goodly overdight, lated by any certain dimensions, but by the dig- In which the often us’d, from open heat, nity of the maiter. Wotion. 4. Loitiation; com- Herielf to throud, and pleasures to entreat. mencement.--This is that which at first entrance

Foiry Queen. baulks and cools them: they want their liberty. (2.) * T. ENTREAT. v. n. 1. To oficer a treaty Locke. s. Intellectual ingrefs; knowledge.-Ile or compact. Not ufed.-Alexander was the first that travelleth a country before he hath fome en. that entreatrit peace with them. Mac. trunce into the language, gocth to school, and not treat; to discourse. Not used. The most admia travel. B.icon. 6. The act of taking potleflion ruble mystery of nature is the turning of iron, of an office or dignity.--Irom the first entrance of touched with the loadstone, toward the North this king to his reign, never was king either more pole', of which I shall have farther occasion to loving, or better beloved. Hayward. 7. The be- ertreat. Hakewill. 3. To make a petition.- They ginning of any thing.–St Augustine, in the en- charged me, on pain of perpetual diiplicature, trance of one of his fcrmons, irakes a kind of apo. neither to speak of him, entreat for him, nor any logy. Hnkewill.---The earl of Holland we have had way to sustain him. Shakespeare.--The Javizarics occafion to mention before in the first entrance up- entreated for them, as valiant men. Knolles. on this discourse. Clarendon.

* ENTRIATANCE. n. s. [from entreat.] * To ENTRANCE. v. n. [from trance; franse, Petition; entreaty; folicitation. Not used.-French, from transeo, Latin, to pass over ; to These two entreatarce made they might be pass for a time from one region to another.). 1.

heard, To put into a trance; to withdraw the soul whol. Nor was their just petition long deny'd. Foirf. ly to other regions, while the body appears to

* ENTREATY. n. s. (from entreat.) Petilie in dead sleep. 2. To put into an extacy; to tion; prayer; solicitation; fupplication ; requeit. make infenfible of prefunt objects.-With delight I

If my weak orator was entranced and carried so far from myself, as that Can from his mother win the duke of York, I am sorry that you ended so foon. Spenser. - Anon expect him here; but if the be

And so I ravim'd with her heav'nly note, Obdurate to entreaties, God forbid
I stood entranc'd, and had no room for thought; We should infringe the holy privilege
But ali o'erpower'd with ecstacy of bliss,

Of fanctuary.

Shak. Richard III. Was in a pleasing dream of paradise. Dryden.

ENTRECASTEAUX, a town of France, in * To ENTRAP. v. a. (from trap.] 1. To en- the department of Var; ro miles E. of Barjols. fare ; to catch in a trap or snare.

ENTRE-DOURO.E-MINHO, or 2 prosince of Take heed, mine eyes, how ye do fare ENTRE-DUERO-E-MINHO, Portugal, 10 Henceforth too ralhly on that guileful net ; named from its situation befcueen the rivers Duero, In which, if ever eyes entrapped are,

and Minbo; 60 miles long from N. to S. and 35 Out of her bands ye by no means fall get. broad. It is bounded on the N. by Galicia in

Spenser. Spain; on the E. by Galicia and the Portuguese 2. To involve unexpectedly in difficulties or dile province of Tra-los-montes; on the S. lvy Beira, trelles; to entangle.

and on the W. by the Atlantic. It produces coril, Misfortune waits advantage to entrap wine, oil, fax, &c. feeds great numbers of theep, The man most wary, in her whelming lap. and abounds with game and fith. The foil is ter

luiry Queen. tile and the air pure. It is divided into 6 juHe fought to entrop me by intelligence. Shrk. rifdictions, and 963 paribes, containing 1460 3. To take advantage of.-12 injurious perfon churches, 1130 convents, and 564.000 inhabitants. les in wait to entrap thee in t'as words. Eccluf. It has several leaports, situated or navigalle rivers,

by which a considerable commerce is encouraged. ENTRE AMBOS Os Rios, a town of Portugal, Its chief towns are Braga the capital, Oporto, in the province of Entre Ducro e Minho, 8 miles Amianto, and Viana. SSW. of Amarante.

* ENTREVETS. n. A French.] Small plates (1.) * TO ENTREAT. v. c. (traiter, French ) Pepe between the main dishes.-- Hards of beet wie

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(2.) ENTRY, BILL OF, in commerce. See Bill, ENTREPAS, in the manege, a broken pace 18. In making entries inwards, it is usual for or going, that is neither walk nor trot, but has merchants to include all the goods they have on somewhat of an amble. This is a pace or gait of board the same ship in one bill, though sometimes such horses as have no reins or back, and go upon they may happen to be upwards of 20 several their shoulders; or, of such as are spoiled in their kinds: and in case the goods are short entered, limbs.

additional or poft entries are now allowed; though ENTRE-TAJO-E-GUADIANÀ; the province of formerly the goods, lo entered, were forfeited. ALENTEJO. See ALENTEJO.

As to bills of entry outwards, or including goods ENTREVAUX, a town of France, in the de. to be exported, upon delivering them, and pay, partment of the Lower Alps, and chief place of á ing the customs, you will receive a small piece of

а canton, in the district of Castellane, on the Var, parchment called a cocket, which teftifies your near the ruins of Glandeves ; 15 miles NE. of Cas- payment thereof, and all duties for such goods. tellare.

If several sorts of goods are exported at once, of ENTRING Ladders, in a fhip, are of two which some are free, and others pay cuftoms; the forts; one used by the vefTel's fides, in a harbour, exporter must have two cockets, and therefore or in fair weather, for persons to go in and out must make two entries; one for the goods that of the ship: the other is made of ropes, with small pay, and the other for the goods that do not pay staves for steps; and is hung out of the gallery to custom. Entries of goods, on which a drawback enter into the boat, or to come aboard the sip, is allowed, must likewise contain the name of the when the sea runs so high that they dare not ship in which the goods were imported, the im. bring the boat to the ship's fide for fear of fta- porter's name, and time of entry inwards. The ving it.

entry being thus made, and an oath taken that ENTROCHUS, in natural history, a genus of the customs for those goods were paid as the law extraneous foffils, usually about an inch long, and directs, you must carry it to the collector and made up of a number of round joints, which, comptroller, or their deputies; who, after exawhen reparate and loose, are called trochitæ : mining their books, will grant warrant, which They are composed of the fame kind of plated must be given to the surveyor, searcher, or landspar with the fuffii shells of the echini, which is waiter, for them to certify the quantity of goods ; usually of a bluish grey colour, and very bright after which the certificaté must be brought back where newly broken; they are all ftriated from to the collector and comptroller, or their deputhe centre to the circumference, and have a ca- ties, and oath made that the said goods are really vity in the middle. See Plate CXXXVII, Fig. shipped, and not landed again in any part of Great 22. The entrochi are found of all fizes, from Britain. that of a pin's head to a finger's length, and the ( 3.) ENTRY ISLAND, one of the MAGDALENÉ thickness of one's middle finger; and are plainly ifiands. Lon. 61. 20. W. Lat. 46. 18. N. of marine origini, having often sea-fhells adhering (4.) ENTRY OF AN Heir, in Scots law, that to them. They seem to be the petrified arms of forin of law by which an heir vefts in himself a that fingular species of the sea star-fish, called proper title to his predecessor's estate. stella arborescens. They are esteemed very power- ENTWISLE, a village near Bury, Lancashire. ful diuretics, and prescribed in nephritic cases ENTZERSTORFF, the name of 4 towns in with good success; the dose being as much of the Austria : 1. ten miles NW. of Bruck; 2. fix miles powder as will lie on a shilling.

S. of Laab: 3. in Langenthal, 2 miles SE. of Corr(1.) * ENTRY. n. š. (from enter; entrée, Fr.] Newburg: and, 4. nine miles E. of Vienna, and 1. The passage by which any one enters a house. 24 W. of Presburg., This last has a castle, forti.

-Some there are that know the resorts and fallsfied with towers and ditches, and belongs to the
of business, that cannot fink into the main of it; bishop of Freysingen.
like a house that hath convenient fairs and entries, * TO ENUBILATE. v. a. (e and nubile, Lat.)
but never a fair room. Bacon.-

To clear from clouds. Dict.
A strait long entry to the temple led,

* To ENUCLEATE. v. a. [enuclen, Latin.] Blind with high walls, and horror over head. To folve; to clear; to difentangle. Dict.

Dryden. To ENVELOP. v. a. (enveloper, French.] -We proceeded through the entry, and were ne- 1. To inwarp; to cover; to invest with some inceffarily kept in order by the situation. Tatler. tegument. 2. To cover; to hide; to surround. 2. The ad of entrance; ingress.—Bathing and a- - The best and wholesom'ft spirits of the night nointing give a relaxation or emolition; and the envelop you, good provoft. Shakespeare:mixture of oil and water is better than either of A cloud of smoke envelops either host, them alone, because water entereth better into And all at once the combatants are loft. Dryd. the pores, and oil after entry fofteneth better. Ba. - It i but to approach nearer, and that mist that con. - By the entry of the chyle and air into the envcloped them will remove. Locke. 3. To line; blood by the lacteals, the animal may again re- to cover on th infide.vive. Arbuthnot. 3. The act of taking polleflion His iron coat, all overgrown with rust, of any estate. 4. The act of registering or setting Was undeideath enveloped with gold, down in writing. -A notary made as entry of this Darkened with hithy duit. Fairy Queen. act. Bacon. s. The act of entering publickly into (1.) * ENVELOPE. n. §. [French.] A wrap

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19 ) EN V per; an outward case; an integument; a cover. and pain in all the things that environ and affect Send there to paper-sparing Pope;

us, and blend them together in almost all our And, when he fits to write,

thoughts. Locke. 2. To involve; to envelope.-No letter with an envelope

Since the must go, and I must mourn, come Could give him more delight,


night, (2.) ENVELOPE, in fortuication, a work of Environ me with darknefs whilft I write. Donne. earth, sometimes in form of a simple parapet, and 3. To furround in a hostile manner; to beliege; at others like a small rampart with a parapet: it to hem in. is raised sometimes on the ditch, and sometimes Methought a legion of foul fiends beyond it.

Environed me, and howled in mine ears. Slakes * TO ENVENOM. v. a. (from venom.] 1. To I did but prompt the age to quit their clogs, tinge with poison; to poison; to impregnate with By the known rules of ancient liberty, venom. It is never used of the person to whom When streight a barbrous noife environs me. Milt. poison is given, but of the draught, meat, or in. 4. To inclote; to invest.--strument by which it is conveyed

The soldier, that man of iron,
The treacherous instrument is in thy hand, Whom ribs of horror all environ. Claveland.
Unbated and envenom'd.

Shakespeare. ENVIRONNE, in heraldry, fignifies furround-
Nor with envenom'd tongue to blast the fame ed with other things: thus, they say, a lion envie
Of harmless men.

Philips. ronné with so many bezants. See BEZANT, $ 2. 2. To make odious.

ENVIRONS. n. f. lenvirons, Fr.) The neighOh, what a world is this, when what is bourhood, or neighbouring places round about comely

the country, Env noms him that bears it !

Shak. * To ENUMERATE. v. a. [enumro, Latin.] 3. To enrage; to exafperate.-

To reckon up lingly; to count over distinctiy; to With her full force the threw the pois'nous number.—You muft not only acknowledge to God dart,

that you were a finner, but must particularly enu. And fixed it deep within Amata's heart; merute the kind of fin whereot you know yourself That thus envenom'd ihe might kindle rage, guilty. Wake. - Besides enumerating the grofs deAnd facrifice to ftrife her house and husband's fect of duty to the queen, I thew how all things age.

Dryden. were managed wrong. Swift.
ENVERMEU, or a town of France, in the (1.) * ENUMERATION n. f. [enumeratio,

ENVERMEUIL, & dep. of the Lower Seine ; Lat.] The act of numbering or counting over; 8 miles E. of Dieppe.

number told out.-Wholoever reads St. Paul's ENVIABLE. adj. [from envy.] Deserving enumeration of duties must corclude; that well envy; fuch as may excite envy: They, in an en- nigh the business of Christianity is laid on charity. viable mediocrity of fortune, do happily poffefs Spratt. theinfelves. Carew's Survey of Cornwall.

(20) ENUMERATION, in rhetoric, a part of peroENVIER. n. f. [from envy.) One that en- ration; in which the orator, collecting the scattervies another; a maligner; one that defires the ed heads of what had been delivered throughout downfal of another.-Men had need beware how the whole, makes a brief recapitulation thereof. they be too perfect in compliments; for that en- * TO ENUNCIATE. v. a. Cenuncio, Latin] viers will give them that attribuie, to the difad. To declare; to proclaimi; to relate; to express. vantage of their virtues. Bacon.

* ENUNCIATION. n. S. (enunciatio, Latin ] * ENVIOUS. adj. [from envy.] 1. Infected 1. Declaration ; publick attestation; open proclawith envy; pained by the excellence or happiness mation.- Preaching is to strangers and infants in of another.-A man of the most envious difpofition Christ, to produce faith; but this facramental that ever infected the air with his breath, whole enunciation is the declaration and confeffion of it eyes could not look right upon any happy man, by men in Christ, declaring it to be done, and nor ears bear the burden of any man's praite. oined, and accepted, and prevailed. Taylor. 2. Sidney.

Intelligence; information. ---It remembers and reStill in thy right hand carry gentle peace, tains such things as were never at all in the fente, To filence envious tongues. Shakes. Nenry VIII. as tlie conceptions, enunciations, and actions of 2. Sometimes with againjt.-Be not thou envious the intellect and will hule. 3. Expremon. against evil men. Prov. xxiv, 19. 3. Sometimes * ENUNCIATIVE. adli. (from enunciate.] Dewith at -Neither be thou envious at the wicked. clarative; expreslive. This presumption only proProv. xxiv. 19.

4. Commonly with of:- ceeds in respect of the dispositive words, and not Sure you mistake the precept, or the tree; in regard of the enunciative terms thereof. Ayliffe. Heav'o cannot envious of his bleflings be. Dryd. * ENUNCIATIVELY. adv. (from-erinciative.)

* ENVIOUSLY. adv. (from envious.] With Declaratively. eney; with malignity; with ill-will, excited by (1.) * ENVOY. n. S. [envoye, Fr.] 1. A public another's good.-Damned spirits, being fallen minister fent from one power to another.--Perfroin heaven, endeavour enviously to obitrućt the seus fent envoys to Carthage, to kindle their haways that may lead us thither. Duppa.

tred against the Romans. Arbuthnoton Coins. * To ENVIRON. v. a. (environner, Fiench.] 2. A publick metlenger, in digmiy below an am. 1. To surround; to encompaís; to encircle: - ballador. 3. A reflenger.-I itand as one upon a rock,

The watchfui feminels at ev'ry gate,
Eravirond virh a wilderness of ka. Shak. At ev'ry patiage to the fenfes wait;
God hath Teattered furural degrees of pleasure Siltasel to and fro the nervous way
vo. IX. PRII.



And their impressions to the braid convey ; * TO ENW'OMB. v. a. (from womb.] 1. To
Where their report the vital envoys make, make pregnant.
And with new orders are commanded back.

Me then he left enwombed of his child. Spens.

I'm your mother; (2.) Envois sent froin the courts of Britain, And put you in the catalogue of those France, Spain, &c. to any petty prince or state, That were enwombid mine, Shakespeare such as the princes of Germany, the ci-devant re- 2. To bury ; to hide as in á womb. publics of Venice, Genoa, &c. go in quality in. Or as the Africk niger stream enwombs ferior to that of anballadors; and such a charac. Itself into the earth.

Donne. tor oply do these persons bear, who go from any ENWORTH, a village in Gloucestershire. of the principal courts of Europe to another, wien ENZ, a river of Germany, which rises 10 miles the affair they go upon is not very folemn or in- W. of Altenstadt, in Suabia, paíles by Wildbad, portant. There are envoys ordinary and extra- Neuenburg, Pfortzheiin, &c. and joins the Ne kar, ordinary, as well as ambassadors; they are conal- at Beltigheim, in Wurtemberg. ly under the protection of the law of nations, and INZIG, a lake of Saxony, in Brandenburg, cajoy all the privileges of ambariadors; only dif- 12 miles WSW. Dramberg:. fering in this, that the same ceremonies are not ENZOWAN, a town of Bohernia, in the circle performed to them.

of Litmeritz, 4 miles E. of Leitmeritz. (1.) * ENVY. n ļ: [from the verb ) 1. Paio felt El, or MIKANDA. See MIRANDA. and malignity conceived at the light of excellence EOCHOID, king of Scots. Sce ACHAIUS. or happiness.--Ervis a repiaing at the prospe: i- EOLIAN LYRE. See ACOUSTICS, SECT. I. ty or good of another which we want, or any ad- (1.) * LOLIPILE. n. s. [from Ærus and pila.] vantage another hath above us. Ray on the Creat. A how ball of inetal with a long pipe; which

Ervy, to which th'ignoble mirid's a slave, ball filled with water, and expoied to the fire, Is emulation in the learn'd or brave. Pope. sends out, as the water heats, at intervals, blasts 2. It is used fometimes with of -

of cold wind through the pipe.-Considering the All the conspirators, five only he, structure of that globe, the exterior cruft, and Did that they did in envy of great Cæsar. Shak. the waters lying round under it, both exposed to 3. Sometimos with to. Many suffered death mere. the sun, we may fitly compare it to an colipile, or jy is envoy to their virtuous and superior genius. an hollow sphere wità water in it, which the heat Swift. 4. Rivalry; competition. You may see the of the fire rarises, and turns into vapours and parliament of women, the little envis of them to wind. Burner's Theory of the Earth. one another. Dryden. 5. Malice; malignity.- (2.) EOL!PILE. See olipilá. Madam, this is a meer ditraction;

FONIANS, in church history, the followers of You turn the good we ofrer into envy. Shakes. Eon, a wild fanatic of the province of Bretagne, 6. Publick odium ; ill repnte; invidiouiness.- Ed in the 52th century, whole brain was disordered. ward Plantagenet ihouid be moved unto the peo. He concluded from the resemblance betweert eum, ple; to discharge the king of the envy or that opi- in the form for exercising malignant spirits, viz. nion and bruit, how he had been put to death Per euin, qui venturus est judicare vivos & more privily. Bacon.

tu9s, and his own name Eon, that he was the fon (2.) ENVY. See ÉNULATION, $ 2.

of God, and ordained to judge the quick and the (1.) * To Envy, v. a. (envier, Fr. envidere, dead. He was folemnly condemned by the counLat.] 1. To hate another for excellence, happi- cil at Rheims, in 1148, at which Pope Eugenius ness, or fiaccess.--Envy thou not the oppreffor, II. presided, and ended liis days in a miserable and chufe none of his ways. Prov. iii. 31.--A wo- prison. He left a number of followers, whom inan does not envy a may for fighting courage, nor perfecution, so weakly and cruelly employed, could a man a woman for her beauty. Collier. 2. To not pursuade to abandon his cause, or to renounce grieve at any qualities of excellence in another.- an abiurdity, which, says Mcfheiır, one would I have seen the fight,

think could never have gained credit but in Bedlam. When I have envied thy behaviour. Shakesp. EORAPIE POINT, the northern promontory --You cannot envy your neighbour's wisdom, if of the island of Lewis, and sometimes called the he gives you good counsel; nor his riches, if he Bull of Lewis, lies in Lon. 2° 54' W. from Edin. fupplies you in your wants; nor his greatnefs, if burgh ; Lat. 58° 35' 30" N. he employs it to your protection. Swift. 3. To EORIA, in mythology, a feast celebrated by the grudge; io impart unwillingly; to withold ma- Athenians in honour ct Erigonus, who, by way liciously.- Johnson, who, by Rudying Horace, of punishment, for their not avenging the death had been acquainted with the rules, Teemed to of his father Icarus, engaged the gods to infli&t enziy others that knowledge. Dryden.

this curse on their daughters, that they thould (2.)* To Envy. V. 1. To feel envy; to feel love men who never returned their paflion. pain at the fight of excellence or f-licity : with us. EORSA, a small island of the Hebrides, lying be.

In seeking tales and ivorations ween the illands of Muil and Ico!mkill. Arink this man, whose honesty the devil EOSTRE, in mythology, a goddess of the And his difciples only rnuy at.

Saxons, to whom they facrificed in April, called the Yablew the fire that burns ye. Sh. Hen. VII. month of Efiru; and thence the name of Eufler, -Re that loves God is not displeased at accidents which the Soxons retained after their conversion wirich Colchuses, nor envies at those gifts he be- to Chritianity, applying it to the festival celebra. Rows. Tay'or.

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EOUSMIL, an insulated rock, about half a milenar yer“, to make it equal to the tolar year; herco in circuit, lying on the W. Side of North Uilt. It the laid difference reipeively belonging to ene! is noted for its teal tithing.

year of the moeu's cyke is called the epret of that Eoy, a small island of the Hebrides, lying be- yer; the word being formed tron ine Greek tween Barry and south Vilt.

Tayu, to intercalate. Upon this nutual respect EPACRIS, in botany: A genus of the mono- between the cycle of the moon and the cycle of gynia order, b,longing to the pentandria class of the cpacts, is tounded this rule for inding ite Juplants. The calys is a five parted. perianti.inn; lian 'pact, belonging to any year or the moon's the corolla monopetalous and tubular; the same cycie. Multiply the year given of the moon's na tive very short filaments; the pericarpiuin a cycle into l'; and if the product be less than 35, roundish, deprelled, quinquelocuri, quinqueval. it is the epact fogt; and it the predict be gredice vular, gaping capsule; the feeds are numerous that 10, duide it by 30, and the remainder of the and very small.

diyidend is the eract. The diterence between (I.) * EPACT. n. f. [orrutn) A number, where, Julian and Gregorian years being equal to the exby we note the excess of the common torar year ceis of the foiar above tre iuvar year, or 11 days, avove the lunar, and thereby may find out the the Gregorian epact for one year is the fame with age of the moon every year. For the folos year the Julian epact for the preceding year. contiiting of 365 days, the lunar but cf 35.4, the 2. EPACTS, MENSTRUAL, are the excelles of the lunations every year geti, days before the solar civil or kalendar month above the lunar morth. year; and thereby, in 19 years, the moon com- Suppole it were new moon on the ist day pletes 20 times 12 lunations, or gets up one whole of J.nuary ; since the lunar month is 29 days 12 t. folar year; and having finities that cncuit, bo. 44'3", and January contains 31 days, the men. gins again with the sun, and fo from 19 to 19 ftrual epoci is one day ish. 15' 57". years. For the firit year afterwards the moon will EPAIGNE, a town of France, in the dept. of go before the fun but a days; the second year the Fure; s miles S. of Pent. Audemer. 22 days; the third 33 days; but 30 being an en- EPAMINONDAS, a celebrated Theban the tire lunation, raft that away, and the renainder son of Polymnus, and one of the greatest hcroes 3 fhall be that year's cpaé; and so on, adding of antiquity. Ile studied philosophy under Lyfis, yearly 11 days. To find the epact, having the 3 Pythagorean philciopher; was taght mufic by prime or golden number given, you have this rule: Diouyfius and Oly, iodorus; and was from his

Divide by three; for each one left add ten; infincy, inured to all the excrcises of body and
Thirty reject: the prime makes epact then. mind. He was leai: od, fenerous, well filled in

Harris. war, brave, modeft, and prudent; and had such --As the cycle of the moon ferves to shew the a regard ior truth, that he would noi tell a falleepuils, and that of the sua the dominical letter, hood even in jest. Ne saved the life of Pelopidas, throughout all their variations; so this Dionysian who received in battle 7 or 8 wounds; and con. period ferves to fhow these two cycles both toge- tracted a friet friendship with that general which ther, and how they proceed or vary all along, lasted till his death. At bis persuasion, Pelopidas 'till at last they accomplish their period, and both deliveredd Thebes from the yoke of the Spartans, together take their beginning again, after every who had rendered themielves masiers of Cadmea, 532d year. Holder on Time.

which occasioned a bloody war between the two (II.) EPACTS are either annual or menstrual. nations. Epaminondas being made general of the

1. Epacts, ANNUAL, are the exceites of the Thebans, gained the celebrated battle of Leucirá, lolar year

above the lunar. Hence, as the Julian in which Cleombrotus 11. the valiant king of Sparsolar year is 365 days 6 h. and the Julian li nar ta, was killed. ile then ravaged ibe enemy's coun. year 354 days 8 h. 48' 38", the annual epact will try, and caused the city of Menina to be rebuilt be 10 days 21 h. 11' 22''; or nearly 11 days. Thus and peopled. At leagin, the command of the this epact of 4 years is 14 days, and so of the reti; army was given to another, because Epaninonand thus, the cycle of epaćts expires with the das had kept his troops in the field 4 months ivooker golden number, or lunar cycle of 19 years, and than he had been ordered by the people; but, inbegins with the fame, as in the following table: stead of retiring in difguin, he now served as a

common soldier, and ditinguished himleif 'y fo

many brave actions, that the Thebans, aliained
Epacts. of laving deprived him of the con mand, re li cred

him to his post, in order to carry the war into

TheTaly, where bis arms were always victorious.



A war breaking cut between the Elians and tie XXII 8 XXVIII


inhabitants of Mantine.a, the Thebaps took the 3 INI



part of the former. Epaminoncias tien retvived

to endeavour to surprise Spaita and Mantinca ; XXV


but not succi eding lie gave the enemy battie, in
6 VI

which he received a mortal wound with a javell", 19 XXX

the bearded iron remaining in the wound. Know

ing that it could not be drawn cut without occa. As the new moons fall on the same day every 19 fioning immediate death, he would not fuffer it to years, so the diference between the lunar and fo- be touched, but continued to give tis orders; an! lar years is the same every 19 years. And becaule on his being told that the e cmy were enticiy die the laid difference is always to be added to the lu. fcated, “I have lived long enough (lie cried) liace


Numb. Epacts.

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