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presented by a friend to a living worth nearly PENSACOLA, a town of West Florida, on £500 per annum. It came, however, too late; the gulf of Mexico, at the head of a bay or basin, for Mr. Penrose's health was now in a deep de- formed by several rivers. This harbour is safe cline, and he died in Bristol in 1779, aged from every wind, and has from seven 10 eight thirty-six. In 1708 he married Miss Mary Slo- fathoms water; so that vessels drawing twentycoch, of Newbury, by whom he had one child, one feet mav enter. Pensacola is in 30° 28V. Thomas, who was educated at Hinton Colleve. lat., and 870 12 11. lony. The city is of an obMr. Penrose was respected for hisentensive ern- long form, about a mile in length, and a quarter dition, admired for his eloquence, and esteemed of a mile in brezlih, delightfully situated. The for his social qualities. By the poor, to whom entrance into the bay is forutied by a fort on he wide liberal, he was venerated. To lus porti- Rosa leland, and a battery on the opposite shore. cal abilities, the public, by their reception of his When it was in the hands of the English it exFlights of l'ancy, dc., have given a favorable ported, in skins, turs, logwood, and dyemg stuffs, testimony.

to Eugland to the amount of £63,000 annually; PENRIX, a borongh and market-town of and its imports from this country were valued at Cornwall, situate on an eminence at the month £97,000. ‘After the Spaniariis took it in 1781 it of the king's Road River, that runs into lal- gradually declined. In 1794 the total population mouth harbou, three miles north-west from Fals did not exceed 400. When the 16,1n was attacked mouth, and 200 11.5.11. from London. Its by the Spaniards, in 1781, the defence was principal business is in the prichard and New- spirited, and the progress of the siege slow; but, foundland fisheries, It is a larze town, consist- unfortunately, a shell, bursting at the door of a ing of one main streei, and several smaller ones. magazine in one of the advanced works, set tire formerly it had a collegate churrh. Here is a to the powder, which in an instant blew up the market-house, town-hall, is embly-room, and a whole redoubt: seventy-six of the garrison were good custom-house. The town is estremely killed, and twenty-tour badly wounded. well watered, having streams running through 1818 Pensacola was occupied by an American the streets; on which are four grise-mills, and force, in virtue, as was supposedl, of a treaty beone paper-mill. Here are several good breweries, tween Spain and the United States for the ceswhich supply the Falmouth shipping; and it is sion of the Floridas. The forces were, however, reckoned the granary of the south-western part recalled. Long. 87° 12' 11., lat. 30° 28' N. of the county. It was anciently surrounded by

PENSILE, adj. 7 Lat. pensilis. Ilanging; a wall, and defended by a castle. It is governed PERSLININ, 11.s. Š suspended. by a corporate body, consisting of twelve aldermen, twelve common-councilmen, a recorder, of the belt when it is penoile ; the other, secret of

Two trepidations; the one manifest and local, as steward, and other otficers, and sends two mem

the minute parts.

Bacon. bers to parliament, who are elected by the mayor,

This ethereal space, portreele, aldermen, and inhabitants at large,

Lielding to earth and sea the middle space, paving scot and lot. The number of voters is

Anxious I ask you, how the pensile ball about 140. The manor of l'enryn-Forrin has a

Should never strive to rise, nor never fear to fall. court of record, and the steward holds pleas to

Prior. any amount, and proceeds by bailable capias in

PENSION, n. s. & 2. a. Fr. Span. Belg. all cases above $10. Market on Wednesday,

PERMIONARY, adj. & 1.8. and Teut. pension ; Friday, and Saturday. Fairs, 1st of May, 7th of PEUSIONER, 11. s.

Sof Lat. pensio. A July, and 21st of December. DANSA, a government in the cast part of stipend paid without equivalent : io pension

is to support by a gratuitous stipend : pensionary European Russid, lying between Niznei-Nora

means supported by or connected with a pension : gorod and Saratov. Its arra is 16,500 square pensioner, a person thus supported. miles; the number of its circles or districts ten.

Price of things necessary for sustentation, grew Lying between 5:30 and 51° N. lat., its climate is mild, and the soil feriile; but it is as backward lired servants.

excessive to the hurt of pensioners, soldiers, and all

Cumden. in cultivation is the rest of this vast empire. The corn raised, however, is more than is wanted

Scorn his household politics,
Ilis silly plots and pensionary spies;

Donne. for consumption; part of the overplus is distilled,

They were devoted by pensionary obligations to the and the rest esported. Here are Tartars of


Houel. various tribes, such as Morduans, Baschkirs,

Hovering dreams, Calmues, and some Circassians. These retain

The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. Milton. their pastoral habits; and the Morduans, in particular, attach themselves to the rearing of bees.

whom he trusted with his greatest With the exception of distilled spirits and soaps

secret and greatest business, his charity, seldom had

recourse to him, but he would make enquiry for new the manufactures are insignificant; and the ex


Fell. ports are limited to spirits and raw produce, i.e.

I charily bestowed on the education of her young corn, wax, honey, and wool. Population 800,000. Puasa, the capital of the above governient, is subjects has more merit than a thousand pensions to

those of a higher fortune.

Addison. situated on an eminence at the confluence of the Pensa and Sura, on a height. It contains twelve

One might aspect to see medals of France in the

bighest perteerion, when there is a sociely pensioned churches, and two monasteries. The high church

and set apart for the designing of them. is a fine building. The manufactures are leather

Id. on Medals. and soap, and the inhabitants carry on a brisk

The rector is maintained by the perquisites of the traffic in corn and foreign wines. inhabitants corale's othee, and therefore is a kind o pensioner to 10,000. 400 miles south-east of Viscon.



Those persons

The hero William, and the martyr Charles, kinds, the greater and the less; the former of One knighted Blackmore, and one pensioned Quarles. whom are generally called fellow-commoners,

Pope. because they eat with the fellows of their college; He has lived with the great without Aattery, and the latter are always called pensioners, and eat been a friend to men in power without pensions. Id.

with the scholars, who are those students of the In Britain's senate he a seat obtains,

college, either under-graduates or bachelors, who And one more pensioner St. Stephen gains. Id. Chremes, for airy pensions of renown,

are upon the foundation, who receive emoluDevotes his service to the state and crown.

ments from the society, and who are capable of Young.

being elected fellows. See SERVITOR and Sızar. A pension given as a reward for service to the state Pensioner, in general, denotes a person who is surely as good a ground of property as any security receives a pension, yearly salary, or allowance for money advanced to the state.

Burke. from government. Hence Arrived, the pensionary band,

PENSIONERS, THE BAND OF GENTLEMEN, a Hopping and chirping, close at hand,

sort of guard to the king's person, consisting of Solicit what they soon receive,

forty gentlemen, who receive a yearly pension of The sprinkled plenteous donative. Cowper. £100, and are supposed to wait in his bed

A Pension is, or ought to be, a sum of money chamber. This band was first instituted by paid annually for actual services, or considera- king Henry VII., and their office is to attend tions already past. The yearly payment of each the king's person, with their battle-axes, to and member to the houses of the inns of courts are from his chapel-royal, and to receive him in the likewise named pensions; and the yearly assem- presence-chamber, or coming out of his privy bly of the society of Gray's Inn, to consult on lodgings : they are also to attend at all great the affairs of the house, is also called a pension. solemnities, as coronations, St. George's feast,

Pensionary, or PENSIONER, a person who public audiences of ambassadors, at the sovehas an appointment or yearly sum, payable reign's going to parliament, &c. They likewise during life, by way of acknowledgment, charged carry up the sovereign's dinner on the coronationon the estate of a prince, company, or particular day and St. George's feast; at which times the person.

king or queen often confers the honor of knightPENSIONARY, in the former government of hood on iwo such gentlemen of the band as their the United Provinces, was the first minister of captain presents. Their arms are gilt battlethe regency of each city in Holland. His office axes; and their weapons on horse-back, in time was to give his advice in affairs relating to the of war, are cuirassiers' arms, with sword and government, either of the state in general, or of pistols. Their standard, in time of war, is arthe city in particular; and, in assemblies of the gent, a cross gules. Their captain is a noblestates of the province, he was speaker in behalf man, who has under him a lieutenant, a standardof his city. The function, however, of these bearer, a clerk of the check, secretary, páymaster, pensionaries was not every where alike : in some and harbinger. cities they only gave their advice, and were never PE'NSIVE, adj. Pr. pensif ; Ital. pensivo; found in assemblies of the magistrates, except from Latin, penso. Sorrowfully serious Or when expressly called thither; in others they at- thoughtful; melancholy. tended constantly; and, in others, they made the propositions on the part of the burgomasters,

So fair a lady did I spy, drew up their conclusions, &c. They were

On herbs and flowers she walked pensively called pensionaries, because they received an ap

Mild, but yet love she proudly did forsake. pointment or pension.

Spenser. PensionaRY, Grand, an appellation given to pensive care for the well bestowing of time account

Think it still a good work, which they in their the first minister of the states of Holland. The

Hooker. grand pensionary was chairman in the assemblies

Concerning the blessings of God, whether they of the states of that province: he proposed the tend unto this life or the life to come, there is great matters to be consulted on; collected the votes; cause why we should delight more in giving thanks formed and pronounced the resolutions of the than in making requests for them, inasmuch as the states ; opened letters; conferred with foreign one hath pensiveness and fear, the other always joy

Id. ministers, &c. His business was also to inspect annexed. the finances, to maintain the authority of the Are you at leisure, holy father? states, and to see that the laws were observed ; -My leisure serves me, pensive daughter, now. and he was perpetual deputy of the states-general

Shakspeare. of the United Provinces. His commission was,

Would'st thou unlock the door however, given him only for five years; after

To cold despairs and gnawing pensiveness ?

Herbert. which it was deliberated whether or not it should be renewed; but there is no instance of its being

We at the sad approach of death shall know revoked; therefore death only put an end to the The truth, which from these pensire numbers fow functions of this important minister.

That we pursue false joy, and suffer real woe.

Prior. Pensioner, in the university of Cambridge, and in that of Dublin, has a very peculiar mean

Anxious cares the pensive nymph opprest, ing; for those students, either under-graduates or

And secret passions laboured in her breast.

Popo. bachelors of arts, are called pensioners who live wholly at their own expense, and who receive no PENSTOCK, a sluice or flood-gate, serving emolument whatever from the college of which to retain or let go the water of a mill-pond, a they are members. They are divided into two the like.




PENT, part. pass.?


up. A small shed the second is more elevated ; those of the breast Pent'HOUSE., n. s. S hanging out from a main are inserted obliquely, that of the anus is greatly wall: written corruptly pentice.

extended, and that of the tail much sloped. The The Turks lurking under their penthouse, laboured whole body is covered with scales of a moderate with mattocks to dig up the foundation of the wall. size, thin, flexible, and slightly indented on their

knoiles. hinder edge; the back is reddish, the sides of a The son of Clarence have I pent up close. silver color, and the fins white. The fish is de

Shakspeare. scribed by some as about nine inches long; by Close pent up guilts,

others as a foot and a half. It is a dry but not Rive your concealing continents. Id.

ill-tasted fish. This is the penthouse under which Lorenzo de.

PENTAEDROSTYLA, in the old system of sired us to make a stand. Ii. Merchant of Venice. Sleep shall neither night nor day

mineralogy, a genus of spars. The bodies of Hang upon his penthouse lid. Shulspeure.

this genus are spars in form of pentagonal coClimes that fear the falling and lying of much lumns, terminated by pentangular pyramids at snow, ought to provide more inclining pentices. one end, and regularly affixed at the other to

Wotton. some solid body. Those defensive enyines, made by the Romans PENTAEDROUS, adj. Gr. TevTe, five, and into the form of penthouses, to cover the assailants copa, scat, or sides. Having five sides. from the weapons of the besieged, would be pre

The pentaedrous columnar coralloid bodies are sently battered in pieces with stones and blocks.

composed of plates set lengthways, and passing Wilkins. from the surface to the axis.

Il'oodward. My penthouse eye-brows and my shaggy heard Offend your sight; but these are manly signs.

PENTAGON, 11. 5.) Fr. pentagon ;

Gr. Dryden.

PENIAG'WAAL, adj. I TEVTE, five, and γωνια, , The soul pure fire, like ours, of equal force ; an angle.

A figure with five angles : pentagoBut pent in Hesh, must issue by discourse. Id. nal, quinquangular; having five angles. Pent up in Utica he vainly forms

I know of that famous piece at Capralora, cast by A poor epitome of Roman greatness.

Barocchio into the form of a pentagon with a circle


Addison. Yet man, fool man! here buries all his thoughts,

The body being cut transversely, its surface apInters celestial hopes without one sigh,

pears like a net made up of pentuginal meshes, with a Prisoner of earth, and pent beneath the moon,

pentagonal star in each mesh.

Woodward. Here pinions all his wishes.

PENTAGON, in geometry, is a figure of five PENTA, a town of the French empire, in the sides and five angles. See GEOMETRY. island and department of Corsica, fseven miles

PENTAGON, in fortification, denotes a fort with north-east of Porta.

five bastions. PENTACEROS, in natural bistory, a name

PENTAGONOTTIECA, in botany, the name given by Linkius and some other authors to a given by Vaillant to the plant called by Linnæus, kind of stella marina, or sea-star fish, composed Plumier, Houston, and others, pisoniá. of five principal rays, with several transverse

PENTAGRAPII, an instrument designed for hairy or downy processes.

copying figures in any given proportion without any The PENTACHIORD, of Gr. Tevre five, xopin general skill in the art of drawing. See MINIATURE. striny, was an ancient musical instrument. The The instrument is otherwise called a paralleloinvention of the pentachord is referred to the gram. The common pentagraph of the diagram Seythians; the strings were of bullock's leather; and they were struck with a plectrum made of goat's horn.

PENTACROSTIC, in poetry, a set of verses so disposed as that there are always five acrostics of the same name, in five divisions of each

See ACROSTIC. PENTACTINODOS, in natural history, a name given by some authors to those species of star-fish which are composed of a body divided

PENTADACTYLON, five fingers, in botany, a name given by some authors to the ricinus or palma Christi, from the figure of its leaf.

PENTADACTYLOS Piscis, the five-fingered fish, in ichthyology, the name of a fish common in all the seas about the East Indies, and called by the Dutch there vijf vinger visch. It has thuis name from five black streaks which it has on each side, resembling the prints of five fingers. Its head is flat, convex at the bottom, plain in the sides, and inclined in the fore part.

The shout is thick, obtuse, an und ; the lower jaw at its extremity bent and rounded ; the nostrils are double ; the balls of the eye oval; the iris of a silver color; the first tin of the hack is small,


into five rays.

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consists of four brass or wooden rulers, two of is similar to the given figure ; let C, of the folthem from fifteen to eighteen inches long, the lowing diagram, be the fixed centre of motion ; other two half that length. At the ends, and in the middle, of the longer rulers, as also at the ends of the shorter, are holes, upon the exact fixing of

B which the perfection of the instrument chiefly depends. Those in the middle of the long rulers are to be at the same distance from those at the end of the long ones, and those of the short ones; so that when put together they may always make a parallelogram. The instrument is fitted together for use by several little pieces, particularly a little pillar, No. 1, having at one end a screw and nut, whereby the two long rulers are joined; and at the other a little knot for the instrument to slide on. The piece, No. 2, is a river with a screw and nut, wherewith each short ruler is fastened

P to the middle of each long one. The piece, No.

E 3, is a pillar, one end whereof, being hollowed

E into a screw, has a nut fitted to it. At the other

F end is a worm to screw into the table ; when the P the pencil for tracing the given figure PP, instrument is to be used, it joins the end of the and p the pencil which traces the other figure pp; two short rulers. The piece, No. 4, is a pen, p, &c., must be so adjusted, that p, C, and P, portcrayon, or pencil, screwed into a little pillar. may lie in one straight line; then, since Bp: Á The piece, No. 5, is a brass point, moderately p:: BP: A C, whatever be the situation of the blunt, screwed likewise into a little pillar.

pentagraph, the angles PC P and pCp, are verI. To copy a design in the same scale or big-tical : and therefore, PCp will in every position ness as the original : screw the worm No. 3 into of the instrument be a right line ; but PC:pC the table ; lay a paper under the pencil No. 4, :: BA: A p, in each of the two positions in the and the design under the point No. 5. This done, figure, and consequently the triangles PC P, conducting the point over the several lines and p Cp, are similar; and PP: pp (:: PC:Cp) parts of the design, the pencil will draw or re- :: BA : A p, or in a given ratio. Hence it

арpeat the same on the paper. II. If the design pears, that, by moving the pencil p, A p may be be to be reduced, e. g. into half the space, the equal to B A, or less in any proportion; and worm must be placed at the end of the long consequently pp may be equal to PP, or less in ruler, No. 4, and the paper and pencil in the the same proportion. middle. In this situation, conduct the brass PENTAGYNIA, from Gr. Tevre five, and yuun, point over the several lines of the design, as be

woman, or wife, in the Linnæan system of bofore ; and the pencil the same time will draw tany, an order in the classes pentandria, decanits copy in the proportion required; the pencil dria, dodecandria, icosandria, and polyandria ; here only moving half the lengths that the point consisting of plants which have hermaphrodite moves. Hence, on the contrary, if the design be flowers, with five female organs. See BOTANY. to be enlarged by one-half

, the brass point, with PENTAM’ETER, n. s. Fr. pentametre ; the design, must be placed in the middle, at No. Lat. pentametrum. A Latin verse of five feet. 3, the pencil and paper at the end of the long ruler, and the worm at the other. III. To en- upon us, but he shall be answered in Alexandrines.

Mr. Distich may probably play some pentameters large or reduce in other proportions, there are

Addison. holes drilled at equal distances on each ruler, viz. all along the short ones, and half way of the long

PENTANDRIA, from Gr. TTEVTE five, and ones, in order for placing the brass point, pencil, aynp, a man, or husband, the fifth class in Linand worm, in a right line therein; i. e. if the næus's sexual method, consisting of plants which piece carrying the point be put in the third hole, have hermaphrodite flowers, with five stamina or the two other pieces must be put in its third hole male organs. See Botany. If, then, the point and design be placed at any the classes monadelphia, diadelphia, polyadelphia,

PENTANDRIA is also the name of an order in hole of the great rulers, and the pencil with the paper at any hole of the short ruler, which forms gynandria, monæcia, and diccia. See Botany.

PENTAN'GULAR, adj. Gr. EVTE and anthe angle therewith, the copy will be less than half the original. On the contrary, if it be gular. Five cornered. placed at one of the holes of that short ruler, His thick and bony scales stand in rows, so as to which is parallel to the long ruler, the copy will make the flesh almost pentangular. Grew. be greater than half the original.

PENTAPETES, in botany, a genus of the doThe construction of this instrument requires a decandria order, belonging to the monadelphia degree of accuracy which most of our instrument- class of plants; and in the natural method rankmakers are strangers to; for which reason there ing under the thirty-seventh order, columniferæ. are very few of the instruments that succeed. The calyx is quinquepartite; the stamina are Few will do any thing tolerably but straight twenty in number, of which five are cast ed lines; and many of them not even these. To and long; the capsule quinquelocular and polyprove that the figure described by a pentagraph spermous. There is but one species known, viz. P.


Phænicia, with halbert-pointed, spear-shaped, PENTECOST. At this feast the Jews presented sawed leaves. It is an annual plant, a native of at the temple seven lambs of that year, one calf, India, and rises to two or three feet, adorned with and two ranis, for a burnt offering; two lambs fine scarlet towers, consisting of one petal cut for a peace offering; and a goat for a sin offering: into five segments.

In the centre of the flower Levit. xxii. 15, 16; Exod. xxxiv. 22, and Deut. arises a short thick column, to which adhere tif- xvi. 9, 10. The modern Jews celebrate the teen short stamina. It is a tender plant, and pentecost for two days. They deck the synagomust be brought up in the bot-house,

gue and their own houses with garlands of flowPENTAPOLIS, a district of Cyrenaica, situ- They hear a sermon in praise of the law, ated on the Mediterranean; denominated from which they suppose to have been delivered on its five cities; namely, Berenice, Arsinoe, l'iole- this day. The Jews of Germany make a very mais, ('yrene, and Apollonia.-l'rol.

thick cake, consisting of seven layers of paste, PENTAPOLIS OF THE PHILISIINES, the five cities which they call Sinai. The seven layers repreof the Philistines, Gaza, Gath, Ascalon, Azotus, sent the seven heavens, which they think God and Ekron.

reascended from the top of this mountain. See PENTATETCH, 11. s. Fr. pentatenque; Leo de Modena and Buxtorfii vynay. Jud. It Gr. Tevte and TEVXOS. The five books of Moses. was on the feast of pentecost that the Holy

The author in the ensuing part of the pentateuch Ghost miraculously descended on the apostles. makes not unfrequent mention of the angels. Acis ii.

Bentley. PENTECOST, an island in the Archipelago of Hesiod in his commerce with the daughters of me- the Great Cyclades. It was discovered by Boumory had recourse 10 foreign correspondents, and gainville on Pentecost day, 22d May, 1708. Iz often drew bills at sight on the pentateuch.

is six miles from Aurora Island. Whyte's Poems, Preliminary Essuy.

PENTELICTS, a mountain of Attica, famous Prvtalu is derived from the Greek for beautiful marble. Πεντάτευχος, from πεντε, five, and τευχος, an in- PENTIIESILIA, a queen of the Amazons, strument or volume; and signifies the collection succeeded Orythia, and gave proofs of her couof the fire instruments or books of Moses, viz.

rage at the siege of Troy, where she was killed GENESIS, Exodus, LEVUJICUS, NUMBERS, and by Achilles. Pliny says that she invented the DETTRONOMY. See these articles.

battle-axe. PENTATHLON, or P'ENLATULU’M, in an- PENTUEL'S, in fabulous history, the son of tiquity, a general name for the five exercises Ethion and Agáve, king of Thebes in Baotia. performed at the Grecian games, viz. wrestling, lle was murdered by the Bacchanalian women, boxing, leaping, running, and playing at the discus. for opposing the worship of Bacchus, then newly

PENTECOST, 1. s./ Gr. TEVTEKOSN; Fr. introduced; though others say it was for prying

PENTECOSTAL, adj. S pentacoste, i. the into the mysteries of the new deity. His mother fistieth, because kept fifty days after the pass- and his aunts, Ino and Autonoe, were the fir-t to over. A feast among the Jews : pertaining to

tear him to pieces. Ovid. Met. iii. fab. 7, 8, 9. pentecost or Whitsuntide.

Virg: En. iv. 469. See MYSTERIES. And whanne the daies of pentecoste weren filled PENTHILI S, a son of Orestes and Erigone, all his disciplis wereen togedre in the same place.

the daughter of Igysthus; who reigned con

Il'iclit. Dedis 2. But I will tarry at Ephesus until pentecost.

junctly with his brother Tisamenes at Argos, till 1 Cor. xvi. 8.

they were expelled by the Heraclidæ. He then "Tis since the nuptial of Lucentio,

went to Achaia, and thence to Lesbos, where he Come pentecost as quickly as it will,

planted a colony --Paus, 1. Paterc. 1. c. 1. Some five-and-twenty years. Shakspeare.

L'ENTUORT M, in botany, a genus of the This was a feast, the feast of pentecost, but for the pentagynia order and pentandria class of plants : estate of these Jews it was a day of contrition, a day CAL. quinquefid ; there are either five petals or of deep hunger and thiệst after righteousness. none : caps. five-pointed and quinquelocular.

Bp. Hall.

PENTHYLUS, a king of Paphos, who assistI have composed sundry collects, made up out of ed Serxes with twelve ships. Being seized by the church collects, with some little variation; as the

the Greeks he gave them much useful informacollects adventual, quadregesimal, paschal, or pente- tion as to the situation of the Persians.--Herod. costal.


vii. 195. At the time of Pentecost, when the Jews were obliged to rejoice before the Lord, rendering thanks PE'NTILE, n. $. Pent and tile. A tile unto him for the harvest newly gathered in--did God formed to cover the sloping part of the roof: bountifully impart the first fruits of Iris Holy Spirit. often called pantiles.

Barron. Pentecose signifies the fiftieth, because this feast Pensiles are thirteen inches long, with a button to was celebrated the fiftieth day after the sixteenth of hang on the laths; they are bollow and circular. Nisan, which was the second day of the feast of the

Muron. passover ; the Hebrews call it the feast of weeks, be

PENTLAND) Frui, or Pictland Frith, a cause it was kept seven weeks after the passover:

narrow strait of twelve miles between the main they then offered the first fruits of the wheat harvest, which then was completed : it was instituted to

land of Scotland and the Orkney Isles. This oblige the Israelites to repair to thr temple, there to

strait is the great thoroughfare for shipping beacknowledge the Lord's dominion, and also to ren

tween the cast and west seas, the terror of the der thanks to God for the law he had given the boldest mariners, and the

grave of

housands. from Mount Sinai, on the fiftieth day after their com- By the meeting of many different tides, the sea ing out of Egypt.

Calmet. runs with such impetuosity that no vessel can

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