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be taken up, and planted in pots filled with (Dryden). 2. To bite in agony or rage (Shaklight earth, and placed in a shady situation till speare). 3. To wear away by biling (Sandys). they have taken new root; then let them be 4. To fret; to waste; to corrode. 5. To pick removed into an open place, till about the mid- with the teeth (Dryden). dle or end of October ; at which time they To Gnaw. v. n. To exercise the teeth may be reinored under a common frame; but (Shakspeare). in mild weather exposed to the open air. But GNAWED, in botany. See ERODED. such as are more hardy, and are natives of GNA’WER. s. (froin gnaw.) One that France, Germany, and other parts of Europe, gnaws will live in the open air in England: these GNEISSUM. Grerss. In mineralogy, a gemay be propagated by slips or cuttings, which nus of liic class earths,order aggregate. Compose may be planted during any of the summer ed of parts cohering together without any intermonths, in a shady border, and in autumn niediate cement; often in the form of crystals, transplanted to the places in which they are and sometimes alternating in layers, of a slaty, designed to remain. These sorts, for the most occasionally a fibrous texture, forming plates laid pari, should have a dry undunged soil. The on each other; found in primitive inountains, annuals are propagated by seeds, which, in generally resting upon beds of granite; hard, general, should be sown upon a bed of light not melting before the blow-pipe, nor mouldearth, where the plants are io continue: when ering in the air. Thirty-one species; confinthey come up they should be thinned where ed to Europe; chiefly found in Germany, and they grow too close, and kept clean from weeds. the adjoining countries, especially the CarpaSome sorts will arise from scattered seeds bet- thian mountains; and in the neighbourhood ter than when they are sown by art. The of Vesuvius. mountain gnafaliun, called also catsfoot, grows The following are the chief: naturally in the mountains of England, and 1. G. fornacum. Micaceous slate. Consistother countries in Europe, and is a perennial ing of the greater part quartz and mica. Found plant, propagated by off-sets, which should be in most mountainous countries of Europe, in planted in autumn, in a shady situation, where innumerable varieties of proportion, combinathey will require no other care than to keep tion, distribution, colour, and hardness; and them clean from weeds. There is one variety is chiefly covered with argillaceous slate, sand, of African goldylocks, with an oblong narrow and limestone. It is formed of distinct plates leaf, and a veddish flower, which is afterwards laid on each other, and separated by thin layers yellow, that may be propagated in the same of inica ; and is generally rich in nietallic ores: manner; as may also be several others from it is used for laying the beds of large furnaces. the same part of the world. Virginia goldy- 2. G. micaceum. Micaceous schistus, conlocks, with a plaintain leaf, is sometimes pro- sisting of the greater part mica and quartz. pagated by seeds; but the plants multiply so Found in Norway; forining entire mountains fast by off-sets

, that the seeds are little regards of a silvery colour and splendour : the plates of edil: this sort will thrive in the open air, if . mica are extremely thin and closely compacted planted in a warm soil, and a dry situation. together, so as to form distinct tables; the Blunt-leafed goldylocks, with silvery heads quartz is generally disposed in small veins, gragrowing in clusters, is also a native of North nulations, or larger strata. America ; and is propagated by seeds; from 3. G. alpinum. Consisting of quartz, mica, which, if permitted to be scattered, the plants and garnets. Found in most of the higher will come up ammually, without any other care Alpine mountains; the mica chiefly silvery, than that of keeping them clean from weeds. sometimes predominant, sometimes very equal

G. stæchas, with linear, corymb-compound ly distributed, sometimes hardly visible; the leaves, wand-like branches, and yellow Bowers, garnets are more commonly red than brown, generally appearing in May or June, was for- sometimes of a common form and considerable merly admitted into the pharmacopoeias, under size ; sometimes crystallized and less : somethe name of ELICHRYSUM; which see.

times there is found with the gneiss a porTo GNAR. TO GNARL.' v. n. (znýrran, tion of schorl, talc, or feldspar: when the Saxon.) To growl; to murmur; to snarl quartz is in greater proportion it is made into (Spenser).

millstones. GNA'R LED. a. Knotty (Shakspeare). GNESNA, an episcopal town of Poland,

TO GNASH. v. a. (knaschen, Dutch.) To 90 miles N. by E. of Breslau. Lat. 52. 28 N. strike together; to clash (Dryden).

Lon. 17. 40 E. To GNASH. v. n. 1. To grind or collide GNETUM. In botany, a genus of the class the teeth (Matthew). 2. To rage even to col- monæcia, order monadelphia. Male: calyx lision of the teeth ; to fume; to growl (Dry- a minute coloured scale of the ament; corol. den).

less ; filament one, with two anthers. Fem. GNAT, in entomology. See Culex. calyx a lacerated scale of the ament; corola GNA'TFLOWER. s. (gnat and flower.) less; style with a cloven stigma; drupe oneThe beeflower.

seeded. One species : an East Indian herb. GNATSNAPPER. s. (gnat and snap:) A GNI'DIA. In botany, a genus of the class bird that lives by catching gnats (Hakewill.) octandria, order monogynia. Calyx funnel

To GNAW. v.a. (gnayan, Saxon.) 1. To form, four-cleft; petals four, inserted on the cat by degrees ; to devour by slow corrosion calyx ; nut somewhat drupaceous. Sixteen species : all Cape plants, except G. daphnæ culations as if the shadows were terminated by folia, with ten stamens and five-cleft terminal a ray coming from the sun's centre; whereas it. flowers, which is a native of Madagascar. is bounded by one coming from the upper edge

GNOMES, GNOMI, certain imaginary of his limb. These errors, however, may be beings who, according to the cabbalists, in- easily allowed for ;, and, when this has been habit the inner parts of the earth. They are done, the ancient observations are generally supposed small in stature, and the guardians of found to coincide nearly with those of the mines, &c.

moderns. GNOME, is also sometimes used for a pithy Some gnomons show the altitude of the sun and sententious observation.

not by the shadow, but by a hole in the top GNOMON, in astronomy, is an instrument made in a plate of metal inserted there, through or apparatus for measuring the altitudes, de. which the rays fall upon a level pavement. In clinations, &c. of the sun and stars. The gnomons of this kind the centre of the ingnomon is usually a pillar, or column, or py- strument is always exactly under the hole in ramid, erected upon level ground, or a pave- the inetal plate; and the method of finding ment. For making the more considerable ob- the height of the sun is the same as that already servations, both the ancients and moderns hare described. A gnomon of this kind was made made great use of it, especially the former; in the year 1576 by Egnatio Dante, in the and many have preferred it to the smaller church of St. Petronia at Bologna. Near the quadrants, both as more accurate, easier made, top of the south wall of the church he placed a and more easily applied.

brass plate about three-eighths of an inch The most ancient observation of this kind thick, in which was cut a circular hole almost extant, is that made by Pytheas, in the time of an inch in diameter. The plate was set in Alexander the Great, at Marseilles, where he the wall at an angle of about 45% deg. the found the height of the gnomon was in pro. height of the equator in that place. The height portion to the meridian shadow at the suminer of the hole in the plate from the ground is near solstice, as 2134 to 600; just the same as Gas- 66 feet, and the length of the line drawn upon sendi found it to be, by an observation inade the pavement is 169 feet. This line, however, at the same place, almost 2000 years after, viz. is not exactly in the meridian, but as near it as in the year 1636. Ricciol. Almag. vol. i. lib. the pillars of the church would admit; and on 3, cap. 14.

it the rays of the sun, passing through the hole, The elevation of the pole may be found by formed an ellipsis at different distances from means of the gnomon, by finding the meridian the wall, according to the season of the year. height of the sun; for, this being given, we Another gnomon of this kind was made in the have the elevation of the equator, and con- same church by D. Cassini, in 1655. sequently that of the pole.The meridian GNOMON, in dialling, is the style, pin, or height of the sun may be found in the follow- cock of a dial, the shadow of which points out ing manner: Let AC, fig. 5, Pl. 76, be the the hours. This is always supposed to repregnomon, AB the shadow, and CB part of a sent the axis of the world, to which it is thereray drawn from the centre of the sun, passing fore parallel, or coincident, the two ends of it by the top of the gnomon, and terminating the pointing straight to the north and south poles shadow at B. These three lines form a right- of the world. angled triangle BAC, whereof the two legs AB GNOMONICA, or GNOMONICS. and AC are given, the number of feet and DIALLING. inches in them being found by actual ngen- GNOSSIS and GNOSSIA, an epithet given suration. Hence the acute angles may be to Ariadne, because she lived or was born at found in the following inanner : Let one leg Gnossus. The crown which she received from be radius, and the other will be tangent of the Bacchus, and which was made a constellation, opposite angle. Thus, if we make A B radius, is called Gnossia Stella. AC will be tangent of the opposite angle ABC. GNOSTICS, an ancient sect of Christians, This tangent is found by the golden ruleas celebrated from the first rise of Christianity, the number of feet, inches, &c. in AB, is to especially in the East. the number of fect, inches, &c. in AC; so is It appears from several passages of the sacred the radius to a fourth number, which is the writings, particularly 1 John ii. 18. 1 Tim. vi, tangent required. This fourth number looked 20. and Col. ii. 8. that many persons were infor in the table of tangents gives the measure of fected with the gnostic opinions in the first the angle ABC, which is ihe meridian height century; though the sect did not render itself of the sun required.

conspicuous, either for number or reputation, This method of observation, however, is by before the time of Adrian, when some writers no means accurate ; and Ricciolus takes notice erroneously date its rise. of the following deficiencies in the ancient ob- The word is formed of the Latin gnosticus, servations made in this manner: 1. They did and that of the Greek you six 3, knowing, of not take into account the sun's parallax, which yoyworw, I know. makes his apparent altitude less than it would The name Gnostic was adopted by those of be if the gnomon were placed at the centre of this sect, as if they were the only persons who the earth... They neglected refraction, by had the true knowledge of Christianity : just which the apparent height of the sun is so.ne as the term Rational Christians is assumed by what increased. 3. They made their cale some modern Arians, and we believe all Soa VOL. V.

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cinians ; as the most modest way of insinuating of this world, who consulted his own glory and that no other Christians are rational or men of authority, and not the real advantage of inen. real knowledge but themselves. Accordingly, Their persuasion that evil resided in mafler, ks they looked on all other Christians as simple, its centre and source, made them treat the body ignorant, and barbarous persons, who explaine with contempt, discourage marriage, and reject ed and interpreted the sacred writings in a too the doctrine of the resurrection of the body and low, literal, and unedifying signification. its re-union with the immortal spirit. Their

At first, the Gnostics were only the philo- Botion, that malevolent genii presided in na: sopbers and wits of those times, who formed ture, and occasioned diseases and calamities, themselves a peculiar system of theology, agree. wars, and desolations, induced them to apply able to the philosophy of Pythagoras and Plato; themselves to the study of inagic, in order to 10 which they accommodated all their inter- weaken the powers or suspend the influence of pretations of scripture. But

these malignant agents. Gnostics afterwards became a generical The Gnostics considered Jesus Christ as the name, comprehending divers sects and parties Son of God, and, consequently, inferior to the of heretics, who rose in the first centuries, and Father, who came into the world for the rescue who, though they differed anong themselves as and happiness of miserable mortals, oppressed to circumstances, yet all agreed in some com- by matter and evil beings : but they rejected inon principles. They were such as corrupted our Lord's humanity, on the principle that the doctrine of the gospel by a profane mixture. every thing corporeal is essentially and intrinof the tenets of the oriental philosophy, con- sically evil; and, therefore, the greatest part of cerning the origin of evil and the creation of them denied the reality of his sufferings. They the world, with its divine truths. Such were set a great value on the beginning of the gospet the Valentinians, Simonians, Carpocratians, of St. John, where they fancied they saw aNicolaitans, &c.

great deal of their xons or emanations under GNOSTICs was sometimes also more par- the word, the life, the light, &c. They divide ticularly attributed to the successors of the first ed all nature into thrce kinds of beings, viz. Nicolaítans and Carpocratians, in the second hylic, or material; psychic, or animal; and century, upon their laying aside the names of pneumatic, or spiritual. the first authors. Such as would be thoroughly On the like principle they also distinguished acquainted with all their doctrines, reveries, three sorts of men ; material, animal, and spiand visions, may consult St. Irenæus, Tertul. ritual. The first, who were material, and inlian, Clemens Alexandrinus, Origen, and St. capable of knowledge, inevitably perished, both Epiphanius; particularly the first of these wri- soul and body; the third, such as the Gnostics ters, who relates their sentiments at large, and themselves pretevded to be, were all certainly confutes them at the same time: indeed, he saved; the psychic, or animal, who were the dwells more expressly on the Valentinians ihan middle between the other two, were capable any other sort of Gnostics; but he shews the either of being saved or damned, according to general principles whercon all their mistaken their good or evil actions. With regard to opinions were founded, and the method they their moral doctrines and conduct, they were tellowed in explaining scripture. He accuses much divided. them with introducing inio religion certain GNU, in mastiology. See ANTILOPE. vain and ridiculous genealogies, i.e. a kind of TO GO. 1. n. pret. I went; I have gone. divine processions or einanations, which had (Jan, Saxon.) 1. To walk; to move step by no other foundation but in their own wild step (Shakspeare). .. To move, not stand imagination.

still (Matthew). 3. To walk solemnly (Hook.). lo effect, the Gnostics confessed, that these 4. To walk leisurely, not run (Shakspeure). 5. æons or emanations were no where expressly To travel; to journey (Millon). 6. To prodelivered in the sacred writings; but insisted ceed; to make a progress (Dryden). 7. To at the same time, that Jesus Christ had in- remove from place to place (Shakspeare). 8. timated them in parables to such as could un- To depart from a place; to move from a place derstand him. They built their theology not (Cowley). 9. To move or pass in any manner, only on the gospels and the epistles of St. Paul, or to any end (Ilerbert). 10. To pass in combut also on the law of Moses and the pro- pany with others (Temple). m. To proceed phets.

in any course of life good or bad (Ezekiel). These last laws were pecaliarly serviceable to 12. To proceed in mental operation (Digby) them, on account of the allegories and al. 13. To take any road (Deuteronomy). 14. To lusions with which they abound; which are march in a hostile or warlike manner (Shakcapable of different interpretations.

speare). 15. To change state or opinion for Though their doctrine, concerning the crea- better or worse : affairs go to ruin (Knolles). tion of the world by one or more inferior beings 16. To apply one's self: he went to lris studies of an evil or imperfect nature, led theni to deny (Bentley). '17. - To have recourse to (Cothe divine authority of the books of the old rinthiuns). 18. To be about to do; I am go. Testament, which contradicted this idle fic- ing to live (Lucke). 19. To shift; to pass life tion, and filled them with an abhorrence of not quite well: I go forward as I can (Locke). Moses and the religion he taught; alleging, 20. To decline; to tend toward death or ruin; that he was actuated by the malignant author we thought his credit going (Shakspeare). 21, To bé jo party of design (Dryden). 22. To which children are inclosed to teach them to escape (Maccabees). 23. To tend to any act . walk (Prior). (Shakspeare). 24. To be uttered (Addison). GOA, an island in the Indian sea, near the 25. To be talked of; w be known (Addison). west coast of Hindustan, separated from the 26. To pass; to be received (Sidney). 27. To continent by a river called 'Mandova, which move by mechanism (Otway). 28. To be in soon after runs into the sea; about eight motion from whatever cause (Shakspeare). leagues in circumference. The soil is fertile, 29. To move in any direction (Shakspeare). especially in the valleys; the trees are always 30. To flow; to pass ; to have a course (Dry- covered with leaves, Aowers, and fruit; and den). 31. To have any tendency (Dryden). abundance of springs iesue from the mountains. 32. To be in a state of compact or partnership GOA, a considerable city of the peninsula of (L'Estrange). 33. To be regulated by any Hindustan, on the coast of Malabar; the camethod; to proceed upon principles (Sprat). pital of the Portuguese settlements in India, 34. To be pregnant: women go commonly nine and the seat of a viceroy. It stands on the N. months (Bacon). 35. To pass; not to renrain side of the small island of the same name, and (Judges). 36. To pass; not to be retained has the conveniency of a fine river, capable of (Shakspeare). 37. To be expended (Felton). receiving ships of the greatest burden. This 38. To be in order of time or place: this name city contains a number of handsome churches goes first (Watts). 39. To reach or be ex- and convents, with a stately hospital, and an tended to any degree (Locke). 40. To extend elegant palace for the viceroy. The marketto consequences (L'Estrange). 41. To reach place takes up an acre of ground. The nomby effects (Wilkins). 42. To extend in mean- ber of inhabitants is said to be, in all, about ing (Dryden). 43. To spread; to be disperse 20,000 : of these the native Portuguese amount ed; to reach (Tato). 44. To have influence; to a very sinall number; the Mestizos are to be of weight; to be of value (Temple). 45. more nuinerous: the Canarins, or natives, are To be rated one with another; to be consider- as black as jet, but have long black hair, and ed with regard to greater or less worth (Ar many of them fine features ; multitudes of buthnot). 46. To contribute; to conduce; to negro slaves, and pagans of different nations, concur; to be an ingredient (Collier). 47. inake up the rest of the people. It is generalTo fall ont, or terininate; to succeed (Shak- ly agreed, that the men are for the most part speare). 48. To be in any state (Chronicles). proud, indolent, jealous, revengeful, and indi49. To proceed in train or consequence (Shak- gent; the women lazy, lascivious, and as well speare). 50. To Go about. To attempt; to skilled in poisoning as any in the world : 215 endeavour; to set one's self to any business iniles S.S.E. Bombay. Lat. 15. 28 N. Lon. (Shakspeare). 51. To Go aside. To err; to 73. 45 E. deviate from the right (Numbers). 52. To GOAD. s. (gad, Saxon.) A pointed instru. Go between. To interpose; to moderate be. ment with which oxen are driven forward tween two (Shakspeare). 53. To Go by. To (Pope). pass away unnoticed (Shakspeare). 54. To To GOAD. v. a. (from the noun.) 1. To Go by. "To find or get in the conclusion prick or drive with a grad. 2. To incite ; to (Milton). 55. To Go ly. To observe as a stimulate; to instigate (Dryden). rule (Sharp). 56. ToGo down. To be GOAL. See GAOL. swallowed; to be received, not rejected (Dry- Goal. s. (gaule, French.) 1. The land. den). 57. To Go in and out. To do the bu- mark set up to bound a race; the point marksiness of life (Psalms). 58. To Go in and out. ed out to which racers run (Milton). 2. The To be at liberty (John). 59. To Go off. To starting-post (Dryden). 3. The final purpose ; die; to go out of life; to decease (Tatler). the end io which a design tends (Pope). 60. T. Go off. To depart from a post (Shak- GOAR. s. (garor, Welsh.) Any edging speare). 61. To Go on. To make attack sewed upon cloth to strengthen it. (Ben Jonson). 62. To Go on. To proceed GOAR (Sc.), a town of Germany, in the (Sidney). 63. To Go over. To revolt; to circle of Lower Rhine. It is seated under the betake himself to another party' (Swift). 64. stupendous rock and castle of Rheinfels; and To Go out. To go upon an expedition (Shak- has a brisk coinmerce in wines and hides. 15 speare). 65. To Go out. To be extinguisticd miles S.E. of Coblentz. (Bacon). 66. To Go through. To perform GOAT, in mastiology. See CAPRA. thoroughly; to execute (Sidney). 67. To Go' Goat, in astronomy. Sete CAPRICORN: through. To suffer; to undergo (Arbuthnot). Goat's BEARD, in botany. See IRAGE 68. To Go upon. To take as a principle (Ad- POGON. dison).

GOAT-SUCKER, in ornithology. See CAGo to. interject, Come, come, take the right PRIMULGUS. conrse. A scornful exhortation (Spenser). Goat's THORN, in botany. See ASTRA

GO-BETWEEN. s. (go and between.) One GALUS. that transacts business by running between two GOA'TISH. a. (from goat.) Resembling a parties (Shakspeare),

goat in any quality: as, rankness; lust (More). GO-BY. s. Delusion; artifice ; circumven- GOB. s. (gobe, French.) A small quantity. tion; overreach (Collier).

GO'BBET. s. (gobe, -French.) A mouthful; GO-CART. s. (go and cart.) A machine in as much as can be swallowed at once (Sandys).

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T. GO'BBET. v. a. To swallow at a mouth- 6. G. strigalus. Ventral fins divided; first ful (L'Estrange).

dorsal fin six-rayed. Inhabits the Pacific TO GOBBLÉ. v. a. (gober, French.) To Ocean near Otaheite. swallow ha; tilv with tumult and noise (Prior). 7. G. Gronovii. Ventral fins divided; first

GO'BBLER s. (from gobble.) One that de- dorsal fin ten-rayed ; tail forked. Inhabits the • yours in haste; a gormond; a greedy eater. South American seas; body silvery, above

GOBBO. (Pietro Paolo Cortonese), a very black, spotted with black at the sides, and coeminent painter of fruit and landscapes, was vered with small imbricate scales. boru at Cortona in 1580. His subjects are ad- GOʻBLET. s. (gobelet, French.) A bowl, mirably relieved, touched with a free pencil, or cup, that holds a large draught (Denham). and charmingly coloured. He died in 1640. GO'BLIN. s. (gobeline, French.) 1. An

GOBELIN (Giles), a famous French dyer, evil spirit; a walking spirit; a frightful phanin the reign of Francis I. discovered a method tom (Locke). 2. A fairy; an elf (Shaks.). of dyeing a beautiful scarlet, and his name has GOBY, in ichthyology. See Golius. been given ever since to the finest French scar- GOCH, a town of Cleves, in Germany, lets. His house, in the suburb of St. Marcel subject to the king of Prussia. Lat. 51. 39 N. at Paris, and the river be made use of, are still Lon 5. 52 E. called the Gobelins. An academy for drawing, GOD, Deus, the Supreme Being, the first and a manufactory of fine tapestries, were cause or creator of the universe, and the only erected in this quarter in 1666; for which rea- true object of religious worship. The Heson the tapestries are called the Gobelins. brews named him Jehovah; which name how

GOBIUS. Goby. In zoology, a genus of the ever they never pronounced, but used instead class pisces, order thoracica. Head small; eyes of it the words Adonai, or Elohim. approximate, with two punctures between By his immateriality, intelligence, and free. them; gill-membrane four-rayed; body small, dom, God is distinguished from fate, nature, compressed on each side, covered with small destiny, necessity, chance, anima mundi, and scales, with a tubercle behind the vent; ventral from all the other fictitious beings, acknow. fins united into a funnel-like oval: dorsal fins ledged by the Stoics, Pantheists, Spinosists, two. These lie chiefly under stones; feed on and other sorts of atheists. worms, insects, and the spawn and young fry of The knowledge of God, his nature, attriother fishes: they adhere firmly to rocks by the butes, word, and works, with the relations befunnel-shaped ventral fins; mouth small; jaws tween him and his creatures, make the subject armed with small sharp teeth; tongue short, of the extensive science called theology. obtuse; palate rough with four bones; aper- In Scripture, God is defined by, I am that ture of the gills narrow, rounded ; lateral line I am, Alpha and Omega; the Beginning and in the middle of the body. Twenty-five spe- End of all things. cies; chiefly natives of European and Asiatic Among philosophers, he is defined a being seas: a few of American. The following are of infinite perfection; or in whom there is no the chief :

defect of any thing which we conceive might 1. G. niger. Black or common goby: Se- raise, improve, or exalt his nature. cond dorsal fin with fourteen rays. Inhabits Among men, he is chiefly considered as the the European and Asiatic seas; from five to six first cause, the first being, who has existed inches long; body deep-brown or whitish, with from the beginning, has created the world, or deep-brown and yellow spots; flesh very good. who subsists necessarily, or of himself.

2. G. jozo. Rays of the dorsal fins seta- Sir Isaac Newton chooses to consider and ceous, reaching above the membrane: body define God, not as is usually doue, from his above brown, beneath whitish, covered with perfection, his nature, existence, or the like; scales. Inhabits the shores of the European but from his dominion. “ The word God, and Mediterranean seas; from four to six according to him, is a relative term, and has a inches long: Aesh hardly eatable.

regard to servants ; it is true, it denotes a be3. G. schlofferi. Blackish-brown, beneath ing eternal, infinite, and absolutely perfect; whitish; rays of the first dorsal fin spinous: but a being, however eternal, infinite, and abbody a little compressed, and hardly decreasing solutely perfect, without dominion, would not towards the tail, covered with large, round, be God. coriaceous scales. Inhabits the lakes of Am- “ The word God, the same author observes, boina ; very fat, and about a span long; when frequently sigrues Lord; but every lord is not pursued by other fishes hides itself in the mud. God: it is the dominion of a spiritual being

4. G. lanceolatus. Tail very long, sharp- or lord, that constitutes God; true dominion, pointed; body oblong, covered with round im: true God; supreme, the supreme; feigned, bricate scales which are longer on the hind the false god. part; beneath cinereous; Aesh good. Inha- From such true dominion it follows, that bits the rivers and brooks of Martinico. See the true God is living, intelligent, and powerNat. Hist. Pl. CXIX.

ful; and from his other perfections, that he is 5. G. ocellaris. Upper jaw longer; first dorsal supreme, or supremely perfect: he is eternal on six-rayed, with a black ocellate spot near the and infinite; omnipotent and omniscient; that base on the hind part. Inhabits thc fresh-river is, he endures from eternity to eternity, and is waters of Otaheite.

present from infinity to infinity.

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