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( 2 ) 2. Promit prevze. --The mof isprcred fri. or epiploor, epiplocele; and if both, enterocpigits are to unprmch: in the esternig' nints of picrele Shop's unserts a tongrins ir antron. Ginges, lp -- it is to fince (1.) * ENTEROLOGY. n. l. 19 Tips and 2c7s;-) irrinit the pritanike 2.29;ts of Peninoca' words, and The anatomical account of the boweis and interi the arts of fophifty, that difiindions have been nal parts. ulipijed. Larka

(2.) ENTEROLOGY. S e ANATOMY, 264-323. INTANGLER. 1. f. [from entangle..]

One *ENTEROMPHALOS.n.! (stegov and op 27.05.] that criangles.

An umbilical or naval rupture. ENTE, in heraldry, a mellnad of morsialling,

+ INTERPARLANCE. n. l. Center and parmore frequent abroad than with us, and figniiy. !., Fr.] Parley; mutual talk; conference.ing grafted. He have, indpa's one i Aance of During the enterparlance, the Scots discharged 3ants in the grand quarter of his majesty's royal gain the Englilii

, not without breach of tlie laws enigr, whole bazen is Brunswick and Lineuburg of th. field. Huw01. impaled with incient Saxony, enté en pointi,

* INTERPLEADER. 1. f. {entre and pleed.) “ grafted in peitt."

The disculling of a point incidentally falling cui, (1.) * TO ENTER. 7. a. [entrer, French.] 1. before the pricipal caute can take end. For exTo go or come into any place.-

ample: two frveral pertons being found heirs to I with the multitude of iny redcem'd, land by two leveral officers in one county, the Shall enter heaven, long abient.

Milton. l.ing is brought in doubt whether livery onght to -- A king of replite and learning entered the lits be made; ard therefore, before livery be made to against bin. Aiterbury. 2. To inviate in a buli. rither, they must interpkrad; that is, try between nefs, meihoa, or society:--The cidett being thus themflypsotho is the right her. (swal. entered, and then inade the fashion, it would be * ENTERPRISE 1. k. (erterprile, French ) in impoflible to hinder thein. Locke. 3. To intru- undertaking of hazard; an arduous attempt.duce or admit into any counsel. –

Now is the time to execute 'mine enterprises, to They of Rome are enter'd in our counds, the destruction of the enemies. Judith, ij. 5.And know how we proceed. Shake;p. When on Warwick to lhis enterprice. Shaktip. 4. To fit down in a writing:--

* T. INTERPRISE. Y. a. (from the roun.] r. Mr Phang, hare you enter'd the action? To undertake; to attenpt; to etiay.-It is exter'd.

Shakest.

Northall I to thin work thou enterprile ( 2.) * T. Entre. qu. 17. 1. To come in ; to Be wanting, but ailord thee equal aid. Mitol. go in. — Be net Bethful to go and to enter to pol

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Buss the land. 13. 5. --

The husarta muf he entirpris' this night;
Other creature herr,

110 mil ftirprise the court in its delighi. Drud. Beat, bird, infeet, or worm, durtt enter nonn, To receive; to entertain. Obfolete.

Miltin.

In godly catments, ihåt her well became, 2. To penetrate 'mentally; to nizke intellectual Fair marching forth in honourable wife', entrance;-Ile is particularly pleased with Livy Ilim at the threhold met, and well did entit. for his manner of telling a itory, and with Saliuit prise.'

Spenser. for his entering into etern il principles of action. * ENTERPRISER. 1.4., from enterprise.] A Adrion. ' 3. To engage in - The Princh king man of cntcrp:ile; cre who undertales great Hath often entered on several cxpcntire projects, on things: one who engages himself in important purpose to difiipate wealth. sidui, en. 4. To b: i. and dange: us deligs. They commonly proved nitiated in.- Is foon as they once entered into a great ente: prolers trith boopy fvecefs. Hirgaard! taste of pleasure, politeneis; and magnificence, * TO ENTERTAIN. 7. 6. (troon entretenir, fr.] they fell into a thoufalici violences, confpiracies, 1. To couverte with; to talk with.-- His head was and divisions. Addiso?.

10 weil !cred a magazine, that nothing could be * ENTERDEAL. n. s. Center and dial] Ro-, proposed which he was not readily furnished to ciprocal transactions. Ob olete --

ciertain any one in. Lecke. 2. To treat at the For he is practis'd well in policy,

table.--You thall find an apuiment fiited up for Ard thereto doth his couting most apply; you, and fall be every day entertained with beer To learn the interdeal of princes ftrange, or mutton of my own feeding. 'Addin's Spelt. To mark ti' intent of counsels, and the change 3. To reecive hospitably-Be not forgettul to inOfftatie;

Hubberd's Tale. tertuin frenters; for thereby some have entertuit:INTERITIS, in animation of the intestines. ed ange's unawares. H. b. xiii. 2. 4. To keep in Se MEDICINE, Index,

one's fervice.-llot many men would you require *T, INTERLACE. 7. a. [estre?offir, Pr.] to the furining of this which you have taken in To internix; to interleuve.-Tlis laiwalked hand? And how long space would you have them outrighi, 'till the might fee forenier into a fine entertained. Spenser.--You, fir, I entertain for one of clure arbor: it was indus, whose branches lo lo. my hendreri; ons I do not like the fashion of vingly witerisced one another, that it could relitt your garnients. Shok.. 5. To retrve in the mind. the stronzef violence of the livlt. Sidney's

-- This purwore Cod can miettuin towards us. * ENTEROCELE. 1. f. [ternica, Lat.] A Ding of Tiey. 6. Toplcase; to ammfe; to divert. rupture from the bowels presting through or dila. --They were capable of entertaining themselves ting the peritoneum, so as to fall down into the ora thoutuid fubjects, avithout running into the groin. The remetly in fuch cales, is chiefiy by common topicks. dddison.--The history of the fruties and bolsters. Q:ince ---If the intestine only Royal Sciety fhews how well philosophy hes fullen, it becomes ari entercèle; if the omentum coineth a narration : the progress of knowledge

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is as entertaining us that of arms. Filion on the is, in it felf, the very heilt and line of poetry, i biels Cliflicks. 7. To admit with fatisfaction.-Reaton by a kind of enthrom, or extraordinary envio can never permit the mind to entertain probabi-' of foul, makes it feem to ustiat we behold theiu lity in oppolition to knowledge and certainty. things which the poet paints. 115. Ficu. P:6;: Lo-ke.

(2.) ENTHUSIASM. (j 1. def. 3.) may Le far* ENTERTAINER. n. [. [from entertain.] 1. ther detineri an ecstasy of the inad, werely it is He that keeps others in his fervice - He was, in led to think and imagine things in a tubiini, fure his nature and conftitution of mind, not very ap- priling, yet probabie manner.

thus is the enthuprehennve or forecasting of future events afar off, talm felt in piatry, Olatory, muc, pung, but an entertainer of fortue by the day. Bacon's fouleture, ac. H-nry VII. 2. He that treats others at his table. (3.) ENTHUSIASM, in a reli icus fenfe, (j1. --It is little the lign of a wise or good man to def. 1) implies a transport of the mind, whurcbv fuffer temperance to be tranfgretled, in order to it fancies ii felf infpired with some revelation, impurchase the repute of a generous entertainer. At- pulse, &c. from heaven. Ir Loche gives titulo terburs. 3. He that pleates, diverts, or amules, lowing defcription of religionis intilain.

ENTERTAINMENT. n.!. lirom entertain.] all ages, men in whom melancholy h is enixed w:117 1. Converlation. 2. Treatment at the table; con- devotion, or włoie conceit of these iseseis tulid vivial pravifon.

them into an opinion of a great tariliarity wita Arrived there, the little house they fill, God, and a nearer admittance to his favour thair Ne look for entertainment where nolle was;

is afforded to others, tave often Nattered them. Rett is their feast, and all things at their will; felves with a perfuafion of an immediate interThe noblest mind the best contentment has. courle with the Deity, and frequent communi

Fuinty seen. cations from the Dirine Spirit. Their minds be3. Hospitable réception. 4. Reception; adınif. ing thus preparedi, unatever groundlels opinion lion. It is not ealy to imagine how it thould at comes to fitile iidelt trongly upon their fancies, firft gain entertainment, but much more difficult is an illumination froin the ipirit of God. And to conceive how it thould be universa'ly propa- whatsoever add action they tind in themtrives a pated. Tillston. 5. The state of being in pay astrong incrination to do, that impuile is conclufoldiers or servants.

ded to be a call or direction from beaven, and muit Have you an army ready, say you?

he obeyed. It is a common from alove, anel -A most royal one. The centurions and their they cannot err in executing it. This I take to charges diftinctiy billeted, a'ready in the entertain- be properly enthusiaim, which, though arifin ment, and to be on foot at an hour's wurning from the conceit of a warm and overweening Skak. 6. Payment of foldiers or firvants. Now brain, works, when it once gets footing, more obfolete.-The entertainment of the general, upon powerfully on the perfuations and actions of men, his first arrival, was 'but fix fhillings and eight than either reaton or revelation, or both together; pence. Davies. 7. Amulement; divertion.-B. men being molt forwudly obedient to the impulcause he that knoweth lealt is tiiteft to rik ques. les they receive froin themselves.” tions, it is more reaton, for the entertainment of * ENTI!USIAST. n. j. steo.ew.] 1. One who tlie time, that he ask me questions than that I ask rainly imagines a private revelation; one who has you. Bacon.---Pations ought to be our fervants, a vain contidence of his intercourse with God.and not our masters; to give us fome agitation Let an entireful be principled that he or his teachfor entertainment, but never to throw reviou ont er is inspired, and acted by an ir mediate commuof its feat. Temple. 8. Dramatick performance; nication of the Divine Spirit

, and you in vain bring the lower comedy.-A great rumber of dramatick the evidence of clear reasons againit his doctrine. fritertainments are not comedies, but five act farces. Locke. 2. One of a hot imagination, or violent

patlions.-Chapman lems to be of an arrogant ENTERTISSUED). adj. (entre and ti{fiue.] In- turn, and an enthufiaft in poetry. Pope. 3. One of terworer' or intermixed with various colours or elevated fancy, or exalted ideas.

At last divine Cecilia came,
The sword, the mace, the crown imperial, Inventreis of the vocal frame;
The entertissued robe of gold and pearl. Shok. The sweet enthujíuít from her iacred ftore,
T. ENTHRONE. v.n. (trom throne.] 1.

Enlarg'id the former narrow bounds,
To place on a regal feat.--

And added length to folemn lounds,
On a tribunal filver'd,

With nature's mother-wit, and ants unknown beCleopatra and himself, in chairs of gold,

fore.

Birgüen. Were publicly entbron'd.

Shak.lp. * ENTIIUSIASTICAL. adj. [199251251405. 1. 2. To inveft with fovereign authority:- This pope * ENTHUSIASTICK. Persuaded of lome was no sooner elected and enthroned, but that he communication with the Deity:--He pretended began to exercise his new rapines. Asl fe's Parerg. not to any teraphick ent b1f7.flicul rapilites, or ini

(1) ENTHUSIASM. 2. S. [6vFsciutuos.] 1. Ä mitable unaccountable trariports of devotion. Cusain belief of private revelation ; a vain confidence limy. 2. Vehemently hot in any caute. 3. Ele. of dixit favour or communication.--Enthukojm vated in fancy: exhaled in ideas. -- An enthufiaftice is for ended neither on rrafon nor divine revelation, prophetick flyle, by reafon of the eagernets of the but rise's from the conceits of a warmed or over: faney, cirth not always foliow the even thread of wetning braio. Locke. violence of paflion; confidence of opinion. 2. Heat of imagination ; discourse. Burnet.

(1.) * ENTHYMEME. n. f. [sv.Sumnpm] An Ektaliut of Sancy; exa'tation of ideas.-- 2 argunent confiling, only of an antecedent and

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confequential proposition; a syllogism where the 1. Whole ; undivided. It is not safe to divide major proposition is fuppressed, and only the mi- but to extol the entire, ftill in general. Bacon. 2. nor and consequence produced in words.- Play. Unbroken ; complete in its parts.--An antique ing much upon the simple or luftrative argumen- model of the famous Laocoon is entire in those tation, to induce their enthymemes unto the peo- parts where the statue is maimed. Addison. 3. ple, they take up popular conceits. Brown.- Full; complete; comprising all requisites in itself

. What is an enthymeme? quoth Cornelius : Why, — The church of Rome hath rightly confidered an enthymeme, replied Crambe, is when the major that public prayer is a duty entire in itself, a duty is indeed married to the minor, but the marriage requisite to be performed much oftener than ser. kept secret. Arb. and Pope.

mons can be made. Hooker.-An action is entire (2.) ENTHYMEME, in logic and rhetoric, (from when it is complete in all its parts, or, as Ariftotle subopinol, to think, or conceive, a compound of describes it, when it confifts of a beginning, a ov and Jugos, mind,] is the most simple and ele- middle, and an end. Spe&tator, No 267. 4. Sincere; pant of all argumentations ; being what a man, hearty.--He run a course more entire with the in arguing closely, commonly makes, without at king of Arragon, but more laboured and officious tending to the form. Thus, that verse remaining with the king of Castile. Bacon. 5. Firm; sure; of Ovid's tragedy, intitled Medea, contains an folid; fixed. enthymeme ; Servare potui, perdere an poffum ro- Entire and sure the monarch's rule muft gas: “I was able to save you ; consequently to prove, have destroyed you.” All the beauty would have Who founds her greatness on her subjects love. heen lost, had all the propofitions been expressed;

Prior. the mind is displeased with a rehearsal of what is 6. Unmingled ; unallayed.no ways necessary. Sometimes, also, the two

Wrath shall be no more propofitions of an enthymeme are both included Thenceforth, but in thy presence joy entire. in a single propofition, which Aristotle calls an en

Milton. thymematical sentence, and gives this instance there. 9. Honeft: firmly adherent; faithful.-No man of: Mortal do not bear an immortal batred. The had ever a heart' more entire to the king, the whole enthymeme would be, Thou art mortal; church, or his country; but he never studied the det not, therefore, thy hatred be immortal.

easiest ways to those ends. Clarer.don.--They had * To ENřice. v. a. (of uncertain etymology.1 many persons, of whose entire affections they were To allure ; to attract; to draw by blandishments well'affured. Clarendon. 8. In full strength ; with or hopes to something Ginful or destructive.-Tbe vigour unabated; with power unbroken.readiest way to entangle the mind with falle doc. Then back to fight again, new breathed and trine, is firit to entice the will to wanton living. entire.

Spenser's Fairy Queex. Ascham.

* ENTIRELY. adv. (from entire.] 1. In the * ENTICEMENT. n. f. (from entice.] 1. The whole ; without a divifion.-Euphrates, running, act or practice of alluring to ill.--Suppose we that finketh partly into the lakes of Chaldea, and falls the facred word of God can at their hands receive not intirely into the Perfian sea. Raleigh. 2. Com. due honour, by whose enticement the holy ordi- pletely : fullynances of the church endure every where open Here finish'd he, and all that he had made contempt. Hooker. 2. The means by which one View'd, and behold! ail was entirely good. is allured to ill; blandishment ; allurement.-In

Milton. all these instances we must separate intreaty and -General consent entirely altered the whole frame enticements from deceit or violence. Taylor. of their government. Swift. 3. With adherence firm

ENTICER. n. f. [from entice.) One that al- faithfully:lures to ill.

Which when bis pensive lady saw from far, * ENTICINGLY. adj. [from entice.] Char. Great woe and sorrow did her soul assay; mingly; in a winning manner.-She strikes a lute As weening that the sad end of the war, Well, and fings most enticingly. Addison.

And 'gan to highest God entirely pray. Fairy ENTIENGIA, a fingular quadruped of Africa, * ENTIRENESS. n. if (from entire.] 1. To. ?" the kingdom of Congo, which Mr Cruttwell tality; completeness; fulness.— In an arch, each fius, never fets its feet upon the ground, but it single stone, which if severed from the rest, would viies soon after. It keeps itself conftantly upon be perhaps defenceless, is sufficiently secured by it trees. It is very small and its skin is so beau- the solidity and entireness of the whole fabrick, of titully spotted, that none but the king of Congo, which it is a part. 2. Honefty; integrity. tle princes of the blood, and such nobles as ob- * T. ENTITLE. W. a. (from entituler, Pro) tain the privilege from him, have the liberty of 1. To grace or dignify with a title or horourable Wearing it : And even the kings of Loango, Ca. appellation. 2. To give a tittle or discriminative conga, and Gey, receive that extraordinary fur appellation; as, to entitle a book.-Besides the as a considerable present, and a particular favour.” Scripture, the books which they call ecclefiafiThis animal is not mentioned, (at least under this cal were thought not unworthy to be brought inname) by Linnæus, Dr Gmelin, or Mr Kerr. to publick audience, and with that wame they ex

* ENTIERTY. n. f[entiert, French.) The titled the books which we term Apocryphal. aliole; not barely a part.- Sometimes the attor- Hooker. 3. To superscribe, or prefix as a title. — sy thrusteth into the writ the uttermolt quanti- How ready zeal for party is to entitle Christianity ;?; or else setteth down an entierty, where but a to their designs, and to charge atheisin on those Moniety was to be palled. Bacon.

who will not submit. Locke. We have been enti* ENTIRE. adj. (entier, French; integer, Lat.) tled, and have had our uames prefixed at length

to whole volumes of mean productions. Swift. 4. ENTLIBUCH, a town of Switzerland, in the To give a claim to any thing.--He entitled himself canton of Lucern, the principal place of a Cail. , to the continuance of the divine protection and wick, about 27 miles long, and 18 broad. It is 12 goodness, by bumiliation and prayer. Atterbury. miles W. of Lucern. 5. To grant any thing as claimed by a title. - * To ENTOIL. v. a. (from toil.] To ensnare ; This is to entitle' God's care how and to what we to entangle; to bring into toils or nets.—He cut please. Locke.

off their land forces from their ships and entoiled (1) * ENTITY. n. f. [entitas, low Latinį 1. both their navy and their camp with a greater Something which really is; a real being.“ power than theirs, both by sea and land. Bacon.

Dear hope ! earth's dowry and heaven's debt, T. ENTOMB. v. a. (from tomb.) To put The entity of things that are not yet:

into a tomb; to bury.- Procesions were first beSubt'left, but sureft being.

Crashaw. gun for the interring of holy martyrs, and the vi--Fortune is not real entity, nor physical essence, fiting of those places where they were entombed. but a mere relative signification. Bentley. 2. A Hooker. particular species of being.--All eruptions of air, ENTOMOLOGICAL, adj. (from entomology.) Though small and light, give an entity of sound, Belonging to the science of entomology. which we call crackling, puffing and spitting, ENTOMOLOGIST, n. f. (from entomology.) as in bay falt and by leaves, cast into the fire. A writer on entomology: one who describes the Bacor.

natural history of intečts. (2.) ENTITY. See Ens, No 1.

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fore be ranked as the earliest entomologist we know DEFINITION and HISTORY of the Science.

of. It is to be regretted that his works on this,

: and asyos, a discourse, the science of INSECTS without attemping to enumerate the various ana branch of Zoology, which treats exclusively cient authors, who fince ARISTOTLE and PLINY, of this class of animals.

have written upon this branch of natural history, The name of this science appears to be ex. weshall only mention here, that the great LINNÆUS tremely modern, as the word ENTOMOLOGY is may be juftly considered as the father of ENTOMOnot to be found in Johnfon's, Sheridan's, Bailey's LOGY as a distinct branch of science. Several mo. Barclay's, Ath's, Jones's, or any other Englih dern authors, however, contributed to pave the Di&ionary that we have met with ; nor even in way for Linnæus's improvement of entomology. Chambers's Cyclopædia, improved by Dr Rees, in Among these none has greater merit than the illurits order. It is mentioned, however, in this last trious Dr SWAMMERDAM, that great inquirer into work, under the article Zoology as a part of that nature, who, by his ingenious and nice contrivances science. Mr Chambers and Dr Rees, indeed, seem for diffecting the minuteft infe&ts, opened a field to think that such diftin&tions and sub-divisions of of investigation, and a fuad of science, formerly zoology, as Entomology, Ichthyology, Ornithology, quite unoccupied, and unknown. &c. are " no better than those of the families of Infect; being endowed with the various powers these things ; and that the authors may as well set of creeping, flying, and swimming, there is scarce up separate studies (of Botany) under the names of any place, however remote and obfcure, in which Bulbology, Umbelliferolgy, and the like, as those.” they are not to be found. The great confusion But the obvious answer to this is, that, there is which appeared to the ancients to arise from their a much greater difference between an infect, and a number, made them never attempt to reduce bird, fish, or quadruped, than between a bulbous them to any system. Swammerdam observed, that and umbelliferous, or any other plant. And in their metamorphoses were divided by nature into deed, if there were no other confideration, than several states or orders. Their external appearance the valt variety and almost infinite number of in- also carried with it some mark of dittinction : fo fe:98, these alone would be fufficient to establish that entomologists called all those of the coleoptera the propriety of conftituting ENTOMOLOGv a dil order, Scarabai, or beetles ; those of the lepidoptind branch of science. For numerous and vari- tera, Papiliones, butterflies ; those of the gymnopcus as the objects of botany undoubtedly are, yet tera order that had only two wings, Musca, fies; those of entomology are vanly more fo : every in. and those of the same order that had four wings, dividual plant almost being a kind of little world. Apes, bees. No farther progress was made in the for a numerous species of minute inhabitants of systematic part of this science till the time of Lin. the insect tribe.

næus. He was the first who undertook to deterHowever modern the name of this branch of mine the genera, and assign them their proper science may be, the study itself is undoubtedly very characters, in the Syftema Nature ; and thus reancient. SOLOMON, who is perhaps the most an- duced this fcience to a fyftematic form. This syfcient zoologist, as well as botanist on record, is ex: tem, in subsequent editions, was considerably enpressly said (i Kings, iv. 33.) to have“ spoken also” riched and amended by him, insomuch that the (or written), of creeping things” and may there. science of entomology now shines forth in its full

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luftre. He first instituted natural orders, and re- animals. A bee taken from the swarm is totally duced thein into genera by expreflive names; de helpless and inactive, incapable of giving the small. termind an infinite number of species in the Fau- esi variations to its ind incts. It has but one fingle na jurrica and Wellin Razink; collected, with method of operating; and if put from that, it can incredible pains the synonymon, names of the va- turn to no other. In the pursuits of the hound, riou authors who had written on them; and laft: there is something like choice; but in the labours Jy diled their descriprions, and the places in which of the bee, the whole appears like necessity and they were to be found. So that the fyftem of this compulfion. All other animals are capable of ifruitrious author will lead any perfon, without some degree of education; their instincts may be the alliance of a maiter, for the mott part ealily {upprelied or altered; the dog may be taught to to ascertain the name of any infect he may meet, feich and carry, the bird to whistle a tune, and with. Before his time, scarce rore than 200 in the serpent to dance: but the infect has only one lects were known: whereas, in the last edition of invariable method of operating; no arts can turn his fyftem, he has determined the names of nearly it from its instincts; and indeed its life is too short 3000 distinct fpecies; though this is not the tixth for inttruction, as a single foafon oiten terminates part of the number that is now known.

its existence. Notwithstanding the great degree of perfection, The anazing number of infects is also reckoned to which Linnæus had brought entomology, several an imperfection. It is a rule that obtains through authors have since made confiderable alterations in the whole creation, that the nobler animals are his system. Among these, the most sittinguished slowly produced, and that nature acts with a kind are GEOFFROY, SCOPoli, and SCHÆFFER. The of dignified economy; but the meaner births ale first of these entomologists, in his Hiłoire Abregré lavilhed in profufion, and thousands are brought des Insectes, published at Paris in 1764, has, belides forth merely to supply the neceflities of the more changing the orders, or first grand divitions of the favourite part of the creation. Of all the proLinnæan fyítem, formed from the dillerent familles ductions in nature, infects are by far the moft nuof Linnæan genera many new genera; “ fome of merous. The vegetables which cover the surface them” (says Mr Tho. PATTINSON Years, in the of the earth bear no proportion to the multitudes Preface to his Institutions of Entomology', p. vi.) of infects; and though, at first light, herbs of the " very judicioully; others perhaps without suffis field seem to be the parts of organized nature procient grounds."-"Scopoli, (he adds,) in his En.. duced in the greatest abundance, yet, upon more tomologia Carniolica, published at Vienna in 1763, minute inspection, we find every plant supporting has made tew alterations in the Linnaan lytiem, a mixture of fearie perceptible creatures, that filt but those feem every one to be well founded, up the compats of youth, vigour, and age, in the and his specific characters equal those of Linnæus. space of a few days existence. Schæfir, in his Elementa Eatomslogix, printed at in many places of Africa, and most warm counRatisbon in 1766, has followed Geoffroy with very tries, infeas are equally numerous and noxious : tow and inconfiderable variations; but his figures And even in Lapland, and some parts of America, convey a pretty good idea of his genera.” Mr Yeats they are said to be so numerous, that if a candle allo mentions the fyftem of PODA, a Jesuit, as “ a is lighted, they twarm about it in such multiwork much praised by Scopoli, which alone is fuf- tudes, that it is instantly extinguished by them. ficient to convey an advantageous idea of it;" In those parts of the world, the miserable inhabibut adds, that he “ had not been able to procure tants are forced to linear their bocies and faces il, nor learn how or in what he differs from Lin- with tar, or some other unetuous composition, to irá us."

protect them from the flings of their minute opOn the whole, as the Linnzan system of Ento, porents. mology is still esteemed to be at least as perfect as SWAMMERDAM, however, argues for the perthose of any of his fucccfors, it will be fufficient feation of intects in the following manner: Afhere to give the young entomologist a view of it, ter an attentive examination (fays he) of the 1awith a few of the iynonima of other authors, whom ture and anatomy of the finalleit as well as the he may afterwards contult if be inclines.

Target animals I cannot help allowing the least an Sect. I. GENERAL OBSERVATIONS on Insects. equal, or perhaps a fuperior degree of dignity. 'lf,

while we dified with care the larger animals, we Some natural historians consider infects as the are filled with wonder at the clegant disposition most inaperiect of all animals, while others preter of their parts, to what an height is our aitoniththem to thote that are larger. One mark of their ment raited, when we ditcover all these parts imperfection is fard to be, that many of them can arranged, in the least, in the same regular manner! live it long iime, though deprived of those oryans Notwithstanding the fmaliness of ants, nothing which are neceflary to life in the higher ranks of liirciers our preferring them to the largest animais, nature. Many of them are furnished with lungs if ile contider either their unwearied diligence, and an heart, like the nobler animals; yet tle their wonderful powers, or their inimitable procaterpillar continues to live, though its heart pentity to jabour. Their amazing love to their and lung., wluch is often the case, are entirely young is still more unparalleled aniong the larger taten a vay.! It is not, however, from their con- claties. They not only daily carry them to tuch formation alone, that infects are infurior to other places as may atford them food, but if by accianimals, but from their instincts also. it is true, dent they are killed, and even cut into pieces, that the ant and the bue present us with striking they will, with the utmott tendern is, carry them instances of atriduity; yet even thee are inferior awiły piecemeal in their arms. Who can thow w tile maibi of sagacity displayed by the larger tuch an example among the larger an zoals, which

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