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WIDE, adj. & adu. Sax. pide; Beig. wijd; We do instate and widow you withal,
Wipe'ly, adv. Goth. wid. Broad; ex- To buy you a better husband.

Shakspeare. Wi'den, o. a. & v. n. Stended far each way; re- She employed her last widowhood to works no lesa WIDE'NESS, n s. mote; wandering: at a dis- bountiful than charitable.

Carew. WIDTH. tance; with great extent C herish thy hastened widowhood with the gold Of matrimonial treason: so farewel.

Milton. or breadth : widely and wideness correspond: 10 Of

The widowed isle in mourning widen is, to make or grow wide; to extend: Dries up her tears.

Dryden. width is, wideness; breadth.

Who has the paternal power whilst the widow queen They found fat pasture, and the land was wide and is with child ?

Locke. quiet.

1 Chronicles. The widowhunters about town often afford them great A little wide diversion.

Addison. There was a holy chapel edified,

Widows' SCHEME, a scheme of raising a perpeWherein the hermit wont to say Ifis holy things each morn and even tide. Spenser. tual fund for the support of the widows and chilSo now the gates are ope; now prove good seconds;

are one now prove good seconds: dren of deceased ministers of the church of Scot'Tis for the followers fortune widens them,

land, planned and brought to perfection by Dr. Not for the flyers.

Shakspeare. Alexander Webster. From an accurate list of the Of all these bounds enriched

ministers of the church and members of the uniWith plenteous rivers, and wide skirted meads, versities in Scotland, compared with the ratio of We make thee lady.

Id.

births, marriages, and deaths, he fixed on a series Many of the fathers were far wide from the under- of rates to be paid annually by these persons, the standing of this place.

Raleigh.

:.. amount of which would supply a specific annuity Consider the absurdities of that distinction betwixt

to the widows and children of those who should the act and the obliquity; and the contrary being so wide from the truth of scripture and the attributes of

of become contributors. This scheme he began by a God, and so noxious to good life, &c. Hammond, correspondence with all the clergy; and receiving With huge two-banded sway

the sanction of the general assembly in 1742, and Brandished aloft, the horrid edge came down,

that of the British parliament in 1748, from which Wide wasting.

Milton. period it began to be acted upon, the scheme was The rugged hair began to fall away;

completed and legally enacted by parliament in The sweetness of her eye did only stay.

1770. And his calculations at that early period Though not so large; her crooked horns decrease ; were so accurate, and founded on such unerring The wideness of her jaws and nostrils cease. Dryden. principles, that the widows' fund, instead of falling Let him exercise the freedom of his reason, and his

short, has increased far beyond the original estimind will be strengthened ; and the light which the remote parts of truth will give to one another will so as

mate. This excellent scheme has been since fol

lowed and imitated by most other incorporate sist his judgment that he will seldom be widely out.

Locke.

bodies in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and other cities of These accidents, when they first happen, seem but Scotland. small and contemptible , but by degrees they branch out WIELD, v. a. Sax. pealdan, to manage in the and widen themselves into a numerous train of mis- hand. To use with full command. chievous consequences.

South.

His looks are full of peaceful majesty, Oft wide of nature must he act a part,

His head by nature framed to wear a crown, Make love in tropes, in bombast break his heart. Tickle.

ckle. His hand to wield a scepter, and himself Yet uide was spread their fame in ages past,

Likely in time to bless a regal throne. Shakspeare. And poets once had promised they should last. Pope. 'M

'Mongst forest, hills, and floods, was ne'er such beave WID'GEON, n. s. Fr. vingeon. A waterfowl, and shove, not unlike a small wild duck.

Since Albion wielded arms against the son of Jove. Amongst the first sort we reckon creysers, curlews,

Drayton. and widgeons.

Carew.

The least of whom could wield
WID'OW. n. s. & v.a. Saxon pidpa; Belg. These elements, and arm him with the force
WJD'OWER, 1. S.

Milton. (weduwe; Welsh weddw;

Of all their regions.
Widowhood,
Lat. vidua. A woman

He worthiest, after him, his sword to rield,

Or wear his armour, or sustain his shield. Dryden. WID'OWHUNTER. whose husband is dead :

WIELICZKA, a town of Austrian Poland, in to deprive of a husband; endow with widows' rights; deprive of any thing valuable : a widower

Galicia, circle of Bochnia, the seat of a salt and a is a man who has lost his wife: widowhood, the mine office, and remarkable for its large and prostate of a widow or widower: widowhunter, a

ductive salt mines. They are divided into three hunter of widows for their fortunes.

parts, and extend not only under the whole town, The barren they more miserable make,

but to a considerable distance on each side, viz. And from the widow all her comfort take. Sandys. 700 yards from north to south, and 2000 from east

The king, sealing up all thoughts of love under the to west. They have ten entrances, and in one of image of her memory, remained a widower many years these is a winding staircase of 470 steps. On enafter.

Sidney. tering the subterranean regions the stranger is Ne ween my right with strength adown to tread, struck with the magnitude and beauty of the Through weakness of my widowhood or woe,

vaulted passages; he sees chapels, with altars, cut For truth is strong.

Spenser.

out of the saline rock, with crucifixes or images, And will she yet debase her eyes on me,

and lamps continually burning before them. Seven That cropt the golden prime of this sweet prince,

miles from Cracow. And made her widow to a woeful bed! Shakspeare, In this city he

WIENERWALD (Forest of Vienna), a large Hath widowed and unchilded many a one,

forest of Lower Austria, extending from the KahWhich to this hour bewail the injury.

Jd. lenberg southward beyond Kaumberg. It sepaFor his possessions,

rates and gives name to the two Although by confiscation they are ours,

Upper and Lower Wienerwald,"
Vol. XXII.

Serene

oall made; the organ or instrument of whistling: Writings, which contain some curious particulars. orre who whistles.

lle was remarkable for speaking the plainest truths The masters and pilots were so astonished that they on every occasion, and to persons of every degree, knew not how to direct; and, if they knew, they could and once reproved queen Caroline for her indecent scarcely, when they directed, hear their own whistle. behaviour in the house of God. He died in 1762.

Sidney. WHIT, n. s. Sax. phit, a thing; apıht, any I've watehed and travelled hard :

thing; Swed. wæt. A point; a jot. Some time I shall sleep oui, the rest I'll whistle.

We love, and are no whit regarded. Sidney. Shukspeare.

Her sacred book with blood ywrit, Madam, here comes my lord.-

That none could read except she did him teach, --I have been worth the whistle.

Id.

She unto him disclosed every whit. Spenser. Let one whistle at the one end of a trunk, and hold

It does not me a whit displease, your ear at the other, and the sound shall strike so

So That the rich all honours seize.

Cowley. sharp as you can scarce endure it.

Bacon.

It is every whit as honourable to assist a good minis. While the plowman near at hand

ter, as to oppose a bad one.

Addison. Millon. Whistles o'er the furrowed land. The knight, pursuing this epistle,

". WHIITAKER (William), D. D., born at Holme Believed he'd brought her to his whistle. Hudibras. in Lancashire, and educated at Trinity College,

Let's drink the other cup to wet our whistles, and so Cambridge, where he graduated, and became regius sing away all sad thoughts.

Walton. professor of divinity, and master of St John's ColHe whistled as he went, for want of thought.

lege. He wrote some able works against Popery.

Dryden. He died in 1595. My sire in caves constrains the wind,

WHITAKER (Rev. John), B. D., was born at Can with a breath their clam'rous rage appease; Manchester in the year 1735. What school he They fear his whistle, and sorsake the seas. Id.

attended appears not be known. He went early to Let him whistle them backwards and forwards till he

Oxford, and in due time became a fellow of Coris weary.

South. The prize was a guinea to be conferred upon the

pus Christi College. In 1771 he published in 410. ablest 'whistler, who could whistle clearest, and go

his History of Manchester; a work eminently disthrough his tune without laughing.

Addison.

tinguished for acuteness of research, vigor of When winged deaths in u histling arrows fly,

imagination, independent sentiment, and correct Wilt thou, though wounded, yet undaunted stay,

and various information. As it was the first, perPerform thy part, and share the dangerous day? haps also it was the most perfect of all his works,

Prior. in matter, arrangement, and style. In 1782 be When simple pride for Aattery makes demands, published, in an 8vo. volume, Genuine History of May dunce by dunce be whistled off my hands ! Pope.

the Britons asserted, which may be considered as a WHISTON (William), was born at Norton, near sequel to the history of Manchester. In both Twycrosse, in Leicestershire, where his father was works the history of our island is elucidated by the rector, in 1667. He was admitted of Clarehall, hand of a master. In the latter he particularly Cambridge, where he afterwards commenced tutor; refutes Macpherson's Introduction to the History of but his ill lealth forced him to decline it. Ilaving Great Britain and Ireland, which is disfigured by entered into orders, he, in 1694, became chaplain to mistakes and misrepresentations. In 1773 Mr. Dr. More, bishop of Norwich; and in this station Whitaker was morning preacher at Berkeley chapel, he published a work, entitled A New Theory of the from which he was removed in the following year. Earth, &c., in which he undertook to prove the Mo- During his residence in the metropolis, he became saic doctrine of the earth perfectly agreeable to rea- acquainted with most of the celebrated writers of son and philosophy. In the beginning of the the time, particularly with Johnson and Gibbon. eighteenth century he was made Sir Isaac Newton's By the latter the manuscript of the first volume of deputy, and afterwards his successor, in the Luca. the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was sian professorship of mathematics; when he resigned submitted to Mr. Whitaker's rerusal. The manua living he had in Suffolk, and went to reside at script did not contain the chapter which gave such Cambridge. About this time he published several just offence to the Christian world. The historian scientifical works, explanatory of the Newtonian it seems did not dare to expose it to his censure. philosophy. About 1710 he adopted Arian prin- The fact is curious and important. Mr. Whitaker ciples. He was therefore deprived of his profes- was about this time offered a living by a Unitarian sorship, and banished the university. He never- patron, with the view of influencing his principles. theless pursued his scheme, by publishing the next lle was without preferment, but he spurned the year his Primitive Christianity Revived, 4 vols, temptation, and pitied the seducer. În 1778 be Hvo, for which the convocation fell upon him very succeeded in right of his fellowship to the rectory vehemently. On his expulsion from Cambridge, of Ruan Langholme, in Cornwall, one of the most he settled in London; where he continued to valuable livings in the gift of his college ; and write, and to propagate his Primitive Christianity, thither he went immediately to reside. In 1783 he with as much ardor as if he had been in the most published Sermons upon Death, Judgment, Heaven, flourishing circumstances. In 1721 a subscription and Hell. He published also, in a large 8vo., the was made for the support of his family, wbich Origin of Arianism, a controversial work of great amounted to £170. For though he drew profits erudition and powerful argument. The Real from reading astronomical and philosophical lec- Origin of Government (a treatise expanded from a tures, and also from his publications, which were sermon preached at the primary visitation of bishop very numerous, yet these of themselves would have Butler), and the introduction to Flindell's Bible, been very insufficient; and he was often in great are his only other works in the line of his profesdistress. He continued long a member of the sion, of which at least we have heard. In 1787 church of Engiand, but at last he went over to the he published, in 3 vols. 8vo., Mary Queen of Scots; Baptists. Ile wrote Memoirs of his own Life and and seeins to have carried on his antiquarian re

searches with peculiar industry, of which he print- divine, born in 1638, and bred at Oxford; where. ea, 1. The Course of Hannibal over the Alps. 2. in 1664, he was elected perpetual fellow of his Ancient Cathedral of Cornwall; and 3. Supple- college. He afterwards became chaplain to Dr. ment to Mr. Polewhele's Antiquities of Cornwall. Seth Ward, bishop of Salisbury; who collated him His London and his Oxford remain in manuscript; in 1668 to the prebend of Yatesbury in that but whether they are fit for publication we know church, and soon after to that of Husborn and not. Besides these great works, the public are Burbach. In 1672 he was admitted chaunter of the indebted to Mr. Whitaker for many valuable arti- said church, and rector of St. Edmund's, Salisbury. cles of periodical criticism in the English Review, He was made a prebendary of Taunton-Regis in in the British Critic, and in the Antijacobin Re- 1696, and died in 1726. He was ever strangely view. His review of Gibbon, which, though ignorant of worldly affairs. His writings are nusevere, is just and able, and even candid, added merous and well known, particularly his Commengreatly to the reputation of the English Review. tary on the New Testament. Mr. Whitaker was a man evidently of strong WHITBY, a sea-port, market-town, and parish, passions, and of a warm imagination ; but, even in in the liberties of Whitby-Strand, North Riding those anonymous articles of periodical criticism, of Yorkshire, twelve miles N. N. W. of Scarbowe find him generally candid and good natured; rough, and 242} north by west of London. It if not sparing of censure, nor lavish of applause, stands on the banks of the Eske, which forms its we find him generally just, often generous, and harbour, and divides the town into two nearly always benevolent. The nature and the force of equal parts, connected by a draw-bridge, which his principles particularly appear in those articles will admit ships of 500 tons to pass. The houses in which he combats the enemies of our civil and are strongly built of rough stone, and some of them ecclesiastical constitution. In addition to all his are spacious and elegant. The town-hall is a other literary qualifications, Mr. Whitaker was a heavy pile of the Tuscan order. The custompoet, and contributed some valuable pieces to the house is a commodious building, well adapted to Cornwall and Devon poets. As a minister of the its purpose. The principal public charities and gospel, Mr. Whitaker was zealous in principle, and institutions are the dispensary, and the schools on sincere in the practice of all that he professed. He the British plan for the education of youth of both was irritable ; and this failing, added to great ig- sexes. This is a town of great antiquity, and apnorance of the world, was sometimes destructive pears to have had a convent founded in the seventh of his social comfort; but he was in fact good- century, by Oswy, king of Northumberland, afterhumored, hospitable, and benevolent; and his loss wards burnt by the Danes, but rebuilt with great will long be lamented by his family, his parishion- splendor, and continued till the general dissolution. ers, and the learned world. He died in 1808 at Whitby had also formerly a splendid abbey, of the age of seventy-three ; and his death was evi- which the venerable ruins are now very inconsidently bastened by a journey to London, and by derable. At present it is a considerable town, and his vast exertions there in procuring information carries on a great trade in coals and alum works. for his work on the Antiquities of that vast metro- In 1787 a strong new built quay, supporting a pile polis. His decline at length was gradual, and his of buildings, eighty feet above the level of the death (of which he was perfectly aware) such as sea, was destroyed, and the venerable old church became a Christian, at peace with himself, with his belonging to its ancient convent, standing on a cliff fellow-creatures, and, through the merits of the about thirty yards distant, nearly shared the same Redeemer in whom he trusted, with his God. fate. In the town are a chapel of ease, and many

WHITBREAD (Samuel), for many years a meeting houses for dissenters. The entrance to leading member of the house of commons, was the harbour is now secured by two handsome and the son of an eminent brewer of the same name. substantial stone piers. Ship building is here carHe was born in London in 1758, was educated at ried on to a very considerable extent. On the Eton, whence he removed to St. John's College, east side of the harbour the cliffs are nearly 180 Cambridge, after which he made the tour of Eu- feet perpendicular above the level of the sea. The rope under the care of Mr. (afterwards archdeacon) shore consists of a smooth flat rock, resembling Coxe. Soon after his return he married the daugh- slate, called by the inhabitants Scarr. Many cuter of Sir Charles (afterwards earl) Grey, and in riously shaped stones, petrifactions, bones, and 1790 was returned to the house of commons for shells, are found in the strata. Market on Saturthe borough of Steyning. For the greater part of day. his career, however, he represented the town of WHITE, adj., n. s., & v.a. Sax. hpit; Belg. Bedford, in which borough and county he pos WHITE'LEAD, n. S.

| wit ; Swedish huit. sessed a large landed property. For many years White'ly, adj.

Having the color or he was esteemed one of the most shrewd and vigor WHITE'MEAT, n. 3.

appearance that ous opponents of the Pitt administration, and of WHITEN, v.a. & v.n. arises from the mixthe war growing out of the French revolution. He WHITE'NESS, 1.s.

Sture of all colors; was also the conductor of the impeachment against WHITE'WASH,

snowy; pale; pure; Jord Melville, which, although terminating in ac WHITE'WINE,

gray: whiteness, quittal, threw a shade over the close of that states WHIT'isy, adj.

any thing white; mpan's life, and proved a source of extreme concern WHIT' ISINESS, 11. S.

white spot or color; to the administration. The close of his life was WHITE'LEATHER.

j the white part of most melancholy; an over-anxious attention to any thing, as of the eye, an egg, &c. : 10 white or business in general, but more especially to the in- whiten is to make white: and whiten, as a verb tricate concerns of Drury Lane Theatre, produced neuter, to grow white: whitelead, a white calx of a temporary aberration of intellect, during which he lead : whitely and whitish, approaching in color to cut his throat, July 6th, 1815.

white: whitemeat, food made of milk : whitewasha WIIITBY (Daniel), D.D., a learned English is a wash of this bue for the skin or for walls : whitewine and whiteleather, wine and leather of a Unhappy Dryden! in all Charles's days, ligt:t or white appearance: whiteness corresponds Roscommon only boasts unsported lays; with the adjective.

And in our own, excuse some courtly stains, Like unto whited sepulchres, which appear beauti. No uhiter page than Addison's remains.

Id. ful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones. Now, governor, I see that I must blush

Maltheu.

Quite through this veil of night a whilely shame, llis raiment became shining. exceeling white as To think I could design to make those free, snow; so as no fuller on earth can white them. Murk. m Mord Who were by nature slaves.

Southern. Whole bridle and saddle, whitlether and nal,

Four rooms above, below, this mansion graced, With collars and harneis.

Tisser.

With white-wash decked, and river-sand o'er-cast. This doch lead me to her hand,

Harte. Of my first love the fatal band,

WHITE (Francis), was educated at Cambridge. Where whiteness doth for ever sit;

Ile became almoner to king James I., then dean Nature herself enamelled it.

Sidney. and bishop of Carlisle, and in 1631 bishop of The Irish, banished into the mountains, lived only Norwich. He died in 1637. He was famous for upon whitemeats.

Spenser. his writings against Popery, and for his conference A whitely wanton, with a velvet brow,

with Fisher the Jesuit, in presence of king James With two pitch balls stuck in her face for eyes. Shak.

in 1624. My hands are of your color, but I shame

WHITE (Jeremiah), a nonconformist divine, was To wear a heart so white.

Id.

fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and chaplain Our general himself Sanctifies himself with 's hands,

to Oliver Cromwell. lle lived privately long after And turns up the white oʻthe eye to his discourse.

the Restoration, and wrote a work on the Restora

tion of all Things, wherein he supports the doctrine He bored the nerves through, from the heel to the' of universal redemption. He died in 1737. ankle, and then knit

WHITE (Robert), an eminent English engraver, Both to his chariot with a thong of whitleuther. who acquired his art under Loggan. Ile engraved

Chapman. a vast number of portraits and frontispieces for Wert thou that sweet smiling youth?

books, and was very correct in his likenesses. Or that crown'd matron sage, while-robed Truth? He died in 1704.

Milton.

Wute (Thomas), D. D., an eminent divine, The smoke of sulphur will not black a paper, and is born at Bristol early in the sixteenth century. He commonly used by women to whiten tiffanies. Brourne. The same aquá-fortis that will quickly change the

studied at Magdalen Hall, Oxford, in 1566. He redness of red lead into a darker color, will, being put

became rector of St. Gregory and St. Dunstan; upon crude lead, produce a whirish substance, as with prebendary of St. Paul's; treasurer of Salisbury copper it did a bluish.

Boule. church, and canon of Windsor. He published What principle manages the white and yolk of an egg Sermons, but is most respectable for his charities; into such a variety of textures, as is requisite to fashion as he founded an alms-house at Bristol, a lecturea chick?

Id. ship at Oxford, and made a liberal bequest to Sion As little as a whitethorn and pear-tree seem of kin, a for the London clergy. Ile died in 1623. cion of the latter will sometimes prosper well, being Wute (Thomas), or Thomas Albus, his Latin grasted upon a stock of the former.

Id. name, a philosopher and divine of the Roman Flax the soil and climate are proper for whitening, church, born in Essex. He was intimate with by the frequency of brooks, and also of winds. Temple.

Hobbes, though their systems were opposite. His

De If a mark be set up for an anchor at a great distance, let him aim as exactly as he can, the least wind shall

ii works are remarkable for triling subileties. He take his arrow, and divert it from the white. Dryden.

Druer died in 1676. White as thy fame, and as thy honour clear;

WHITE (Thomas), a learned English divine, who And let new joys attend on thy new-added year. 10. became lecturer of St. Andrew's Ilolborn. He

The horney or pellucid coat of the eye doth not lie published a pious work on The Art of Divine in the same superfices with the white of the eye, but Meditation, Svo. riseth up, as a hillock, above its convexity. Ray. White (Gilbert), a writer on natural history The bark expects its freight;

. and antiquities, was born at Selborne in 1720; The loosened canvas trembles with the wind,

studied at Oriel College, Oxford, where he obtained And the sea whilens with auspicious gales. Smith. a fellowship in 1744; and took the degree of M. A.

The clergy, during Cromwell's usurpation, were very in 1746. In 1752 he filled the office of senior much taken up in reforming the female world. I have heard a whole sermon against a whitewash. Addison.

proctor of the university. He afterwards fixed his Striking her cliff, the storm confirms her power ;

* residence in his native village, devoting his leisure The waves but whiten her triumphant shore. Prior.

to literature. The fruit of his researches appeared White-lead is made by taking sheet-lead, and having in his Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, cut it into long and narrow slips, they make it up into 1789, 4to., of which a German translation was pubrolls, but so that a small distance may remain between lished at Berlin in 1792. He died in 1793. A every spiral revolution, &c.

Quincy. Naturalist's Calendar, extracted from his papers, When the paper was held nearer to any colour than was published posthumously; and this was reto the rest, it appeared of that colour to which it ap- printed in a collection of his works on natural hisproached nearest; but when it was equally, or almost tory, 1802, 2 vols. 8vo. equally, distant from all the colours, so that it might Wute (Henry Kirke), a highly gifted youthful be equally illuminated by them all, it appeared white.

poet, was born at Nottingham, March 21st, 1785,

Newton, The seeds and roots are to be cut, beaten, and in

and was the son of a butcher. The delicacy of his fused in white-urine.

Wiseman,

constitution occasioned him to be designed for the Whether the darkened room to muse invite,

sedentary employment of a stocking weaver; but Or whitened wall provoke the skewer to write;

from his infancy he manifested an extraordinary In durance, cxile, Bedlam, or the Mint,

love of learning. He was at length removed from Like Lee or Budgell, I will rhime and print. Pone. the stocking loom to an attorney's office and de

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