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Easiness and difficulty are relative terms, and relate come or go forth. An easterling is an inhabitant to some power; and a thing may be difficult to a

of the east; eastland, pertaining to that quarter weak man, which yet may be easy to the same per of the world; eastward, in that direction. son, when assisted with a greater strength. Tillotson. He oft in battle vanquished We plainly feel whether at this instant we are easy

Those spoilful, rich, and swarming Easterlings. or uneasy, happy or miserable. Smalridge.

Spenser. Will he for sacrifice our sorrows ease?

I would not be the villain that thou thinkest And can our tears reverse his firm decrees? Prior.

For the whole space that 's in the tyrant's grasp, Not soon provoked, she easily forgives;

And the rich East to boot. And much she suffers, as she much believes. Id.

Shakspeare. Macbeth. A marriage of love is pleasant; a marriage of in When the easterly winds or breexes are kept off hy terest easy; and a marriage where both meet—happy. some high mountains from the vallies, whereby the

Addison's Spectator. air, wanting motion, doth become exceeding unhealthWhen men are easy in their circumstances, they ful.

Raleigh. are naturally enemies to innovations. Id. Freeh.

The gorgeous Eust, with richest hand, Though he speaks of such medicines as procure

Pours on her kings barbarick pearl, and gold. · sleep, and ease pain, he doth not determine their

Milton. doses.


The' angel caught True ease in writing comes from art, not chance; Our lingering parents, and to tho' eastern gato. As those move easiest who have learned to dance.

Led them direct.

Id. Pope.

The moon, which performs its motion swifter than Praise the easy vigour of a line,

the sun, gets eastward out of his rays, and appears Where Denbam's strength and Waller's sweetness

when the sun is set. Browne's Vulgar Ertours. join.

Id. What shall we do, or where direct our flight! This plea, under a colour of friendship to religion, Eastward, as far as I could cast my sight, invites men to it by the easiness of the terms it offers. From opening heavens, I saw descending light. Rogers.

Dryden. Give yourselves ease from the fatigue of waiting. These give us a view of the most easterly, southerly,

Swift. and westerly parts of England. He has the advantage of a free lodging, and some

Graunt's Bills of Mortality. other casements.


They counting forwards towards the East, did allow They should be allowed each of them such a rent

180 degrees to the Portugals eastward. Abbot. as would make them easy.


The eastern end of the isle rises up in precipices. Men make resolves, and pass into decrees,

Addison. The motions of the mind! with how much ease

Melancholy is a kind of demon that haunts our In such resolves, doth passion make a flaw,

island, and often conveys herself to us in an easterly And bring to nothing, what was raised to law. wind.

Id. Churchill.

Like eastern kings a lazy state they keep. Pope. It is the fate of mankind, too often, to seem insen

Water he chuses clear, light, without taste or smell, sible of what they may enjoy at the easiest rate. drawn from springs with an easterly exposition. Sterne.

Arbuthnot. As men have their particular sins, which do most

Eastern tyrants from the light of heaven easily beset them, so they have their particular temp Seclude their bosom slaves.

Thomson. tations which do most easily overcome them. Mason.

Eastern Java there It is easier to suppress the first desire than to sa

Kneels with the native of the furthest west; tisfy all that follow it.


And Æthiopia spreads abroad the hand, His scruples thus silenced, Tom felt more at ease, And worships.

Cowper. And went with bis comrades the apples to seize ;

There mildly dimpling, Ocean's cheek He blamed and protested, but joined in the plan ;

Reflects the tints of many a peak
He shared in the plunder, but pitied the man.

Caught by the laughing tides that lave

These Edens of the eastern wave.
EASEL, among painters, the frame whereon

Byron. Bride of Abydos. the canvas is laid.

East, one of the four cardinal points of the Easel Pieces are such small pieces, either world; being that point of the horizon where portraits or landscapes, as are painted on the the sun is seen to rise when in the equinoctial. easel ;

thus called to distinguish them from larger In Italy, and throughout the Mediterranean, the pictures drawn on walls, ceilings, &c.

east wind is called the levante: in Greek avaroin EASING, in the sea-language, signifies the and aanlewens, because it comes from the side of slackening a rope or the like. Thus, to ease the the sun, an' ylee; in Latin, eurus. bow-line or sheet, is to let them go slacker; to EAʼSTER, n. s. Sax. eastre; Dut. ooster ; ease the helm, is to let the ship go more large, Germ. ostern. The day on which the Christian more before the wind, or more larboard.

church commemorates our Saviour's resurrection. EAST, n. s. & adj. ) Sax. east; Belg. oost; See below. EAST'ERLY, adj.

Swed. and Teut. oest ; Didst thou not fall out with a taylor for wearing his EASTERLING, n. S. Goth. aust, eyst (austa, new doublet before Easter ? EAST'ERN, adj. to put forth). Mr. Tooke

Shakspeare. Romeo and Juliet. EAST'LAND, thinks, from yrst, angry,

Victor's unbrother-like heat towards the Eastern EAST'WARD. enraged, 'those who can churches, in the controversy about Easter, fomented

Decay of Piety. not pronounce r, usually supplying its place with that difference into a schism. a;' but ustoth is Mod. Goth. for the morn, and Easter is called by the Greeks, Iasxa, and Gr.ews, the dawn, much more probable derivations. by the Latins Pascha, from nos, a Hebrew word · Minsheu says, ab Heb. Xyin, à radice Xb', to signifying passage, applied to the Jewish feast of


the passover. It is called Easter in English, from as the other on the south-east side must be with the Saxon goddess Eostre, whose festival was easterly winds: so that there is no good accomheld in April

. The Asiatic churches kept their modation to be had for shipping round the whole Easter upon very same day that the Jews ob- island. The island is extremely barren ; and served their passover, and others on the first Sun- bears evident marks not only of a volcanic origin, day after the first full moon in the new year. but of having been not very long ago entirely This controversy was determined in the council ruined by an eruption. As they approached the of Nice; when it was ordained that Easter should south point, Mr. Forster informs us that they obbe kept upon one and the same day, which served broken rocks, whose cavernous appearshould always be Sunday, in all Christian ance, and black and ferruginous color, seemed churches in the world. But though the Chris- to indicate that they had been thrown up by subtian churches differed as to the time of celebrat- terraneous fire. Two detached rocks hie about a ing Easter, yet they all agreed in showing par- quarter of a mile off this point; one of them is ticular respect and honor to this festival. 'On singular on account of its shape, and represents this day, prisoners and slaves were set free, and a huge column ; and both were inhabited by mul. the poor liberally provided for. The eve or vigil titudes of sea-fowls. On landing, and walking. of this festival was celebrated with more than into the country, they found the ground covered ordinary pomp, which continued till midnight, with rocks and stones of all sizes, which appeared it being a tradition of the church that our Saviour to have been exposed to a great fire, where they rose a little after midnight; but in the east the seemed to have acquired a black color and povigil lasted till cock-crowing. It was in con- rous texture. Several shrivelled species of grasses formity to the custom of the Jews, in celebrating grew among these stones, and softened the deso their påssover on the fourteenth day of the first late appearance of the country. The farther they month, that the primitive fathers ordered that the advanced, the more ruinous the face of the counfourteenth day of the moon, from the calendar try seemed to be. The roads were intolerably new moon which immediately follows the 21st of rugged, and filled with heaps of volcanic stones, March, at which time the vernal equinox hap- among which the Europeans could not make their pened upon

that day, should be deemed the pas- way but with the greatest difficulty; but the nachal full moon, and that the Sunday after should tives leaped from one stone to another with surbe Easter-day; and it is upon this account that prising agility and ease. As they went norththe English rubric has appointed it upon the ward along the island, they found the ground first Sunday after the first full moon immediately still of the same nature; till at last they met with following the 21st day of March. Whence it a large rock of black melted lava, which seemed appears that the true time for celebrating Easter, to contain some iron, and on which was neither according to the intention of the council of Nice, soil nor grass, nor any mark of vegetation. Notwas to be the first Sunday after the first full withstanding this general barrenness, however, moon following the vernal equinox, or when the there are several large tracts covered with cultisun entered into the first point of Aries; and this vated soil, which produces potatoes of a gold was pope Gregory's principal design iu reforming yellow color, as sweet as carrots, plantains, and the calendar, to have Easter celebrated according sugar-canes. The soil is a dry hard clay; and to the determination of the council of Nice. For the inhabitants' use the grass which grows befinding Easter, see CHRONOLOGY.

tween the stones in other parts of the island as a EASTER ISLAND, an island in the South Sea, manure, and for preserving their vegetables when thought to have been first discovered, in 1686, young from the heat of the sun. The most reby one Davis an Englishman, who called it markable curiosity belonging to this island is a Davis's Land. It was next visited by commodore number of colossal statues ; of which however Roggewein, a Dutchman, in 1722, who gave it very few remain entire. These statues are placed the name of Easter Island, and published many only on the sea-coast. On the east side of the fabulous accounts concerning the country and its island were seen the ruins of three platforms of inhabitants. It was also visited by a Spanish stone work, on each of which had stood four of ship in 1770, the captain of which gave it the these large statues; but they were all fallen down name of St. Carlos. The most authentic account from two of them, and one from the third : they of this island, however, which has appeared, is were broken or defaced by the fall. One that that of captain Cook and Mr. Forster, who visited had fallen measured fifteen feet in length, and it in March 1770. According to them, the island six broad over the shoulders: each statue had on is about ten or twelve leagues in circumference, its head a large cylindric stone of a red color, and of a triangular figure ; its greatest length wrought perfectly round. Others were found from north-west to south-east is about four leagues, that measured nearly twenty-seven feet, and ap and its greatest breadth two. The hills are so wards of eight feet over the shoulders; and a still high that they may be seen at the distance of larger one was seen standing, the shade of wbich fifteen or sixteen leagues. The north and east was sufficient to shelter all the party, consisting points of the island are of a considerable height; of nearly fifty persons, from the heat of the sun, between them, on the south-east side, the shore The workmanship is rude, but not bad, nor are forms an open bay, in which captain Cook thinks the features of the face formed; the ears are the Dutch anchored in 1722. He himself an- long, according to the distortion practised in the chored on the west side of the island, three miles country, and the bodies have hardly any thing of north from the south point. This, he says, is a good a human figure about them. The water of this road with easterly winds, but a dangerous one island is in general brackish, there being only one when the wind blows from the contrary quarter, well perfectly fresh, which is towards the easi.

The people are of a brown color and middle size. the Lehigh, on the west side of the Delaware, In general they are rather thin; go entirely Twelve miles north-east of Bethlehem, and naked; and have punctures on their bodies, a seventy north of Philadelphia. custom common to all the inhabitants of the East River, a river, or channel, of North South Sea Islands. Their greatest singularity'is America, between Long Island and New York the size of their ears, the lobe of which is so Island, and between the state of Connecticut and stretched out that it almost rests on their shoulder; Long Island. It is often called Long Island and “is pierced with a very large hole, capable of Sound. 2. A river of West Florida, which runs admitting four or five fingers with ease. The into Pensacola Bay, in long. 86° 50' W., lat. 30° chief ornaments for their ears are the white down 34' N. 3. A river of America, which runs into of feathers, and rings made of the leaf of the sugar- the West River, in the province of Maine, in cane, which is very elastic, and for this purpose long. 67° 20' W., lat. 44° 48' N. is rolled up like a watch-spring. Some were EAT, v.a. & v. n. Sax. eatan; Belg. seen clothed in the same cloth used in Otaheite, EATABLE, adj. & n. S. eetan; Goth. etan, or tinged of a bright orange color with turmeric. EA'TER, N. S.

itan; Sw.ata; Erse. But the most surprising circumstance with re


eta; Lat. edere ; Gr. gard to these people, is the apparent scarcity of

EA'TING-HOUSE. EDELV. To take food; women among them. The nicest calculation that masticate and swallow food; devour: hence, genecould be made never brought the number of in- rally, to gnaw; consume; wear or waste away; corhabitants in this island to be above 700, and of rode. Eatable means that may be, or any thing these the females bore no proportion in number that is, eaten. to the males. Either they have but few females, And alle eeten the same spiritual mete, and alle or else their women were restrained from appear- drunken the same spiritual drynk, thei drunken of the ing during the stay of the ship. Those who ap same spyritual stoon folewynge hem, and that stoon peared were of a very loose description. The

was Crist.

Wiolif. 1 Cor. x. dwellings of the natives are in general low miser from the hail, and shall eat every tree which groweth.

Locusts shall eat the residue of that which is escaped able huts, very small, and scarcely capable of

Erodus x. 4. containing ten persons; but there are some of

The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul, capacious size, constructed in the form of an in- but the belly of the wicked shall want. verted canoe, fifty or sixty feet long, and ten or

Prov. xiii. 25. twelve broad, with several entrances on one side; And will not suffren bem by non assent, scarcely any of these exceed three feet in height Neyther to ben yberied ne ybrent, or width. In addition they have also a kind of But maketh houndes ete hem in despyte. subterraneous dwellings. Their canoes are few,

Chaucer. Cant. Tales. and none capable of carrying above four men:

And as of old time God decreed his wondrous bein swimming off to vessels, they support them- nefits of the deliverance of his people, to be kept in

with his rites selves on a matting of sugar-canes, neatly covered memory by the eating of the passover,

and ceremonies. with rushes, four feet and a half long by fifteen

Homilies of the Church.

Thou art past the tyrant's stroke; inches broad. The workmanship is tolerably

Care no more to cloath and eat. well executed. - Voyagers have found them ac

Shakspeare. Cymbeline. complished thieves. Fish are not plentiful on Thou best of gold art worst of gold; the coast ; land and sea birds are far from numer Other less fine in carat is more precious, ous; the seal is the only quadruped that has Preserving life in medicine potable : been seen here. Easter Island is thirty-six miles But thou, most fine, most honored, most renowned, in circumference. Long. 109° 46' W., lat. Hast eat thy bearer up.

Id. Henry IV. 27° 5' S.

A knave, a rascal, an eater of broken meats.

Id. East Main, that part of Labrador, or New

The difference between a rich man and a poor man Britain, which extends eastward of James's Bay. is this the former eats when he pleases, and the latter

Sir W. Raleigh. East Main River, a river of Canada, also when he can get it. called Slude, which enters James's Bay, in lat. the first blow, or for not accepting Polyphemus's

Other states cannot be accused for not staying for 52° 8' N., long. 78° 45' W.

courtesy, to be the last that shall be eaten up. EAST INDIA COMPANY. See INDIA.

Bacon's War with Spain. EASTON, a town of the United States, in

The Caribees and the cannibal, almost all, are eaters Maryland, the capital of Talbot county, formerly of man's flesh. Abbot's Description of the World. named Talbot Court-House. It is seated on the They cannot hold, but burst out those words which east side of Chesapeake Bay, near the branches of afterwards they are forced to eat. the river Treadhaven, twelve miles above its con

Hakewill. On Providence. fluence with the Choptank; five miles south by As if the lotus grew only here, the virtue of whose west of Williamsburgh; fifty south-east by south fruit is to cause the eaters an oblivion of all others oils.

Howell. of Baltimore, and 118 south-west of Philadelphia.

As riches increase, says Solomon, so do the mouths Easton, or EAStown, a township of Massa

that devour them. The master's mouth has no more chusetts, in Bristol county, famous for its manufactures in iron and steel, and a manufacture of than before. The owner, methinks, is like Oenus in linseed oil. Easton is seated near the head of and an ass at the end perpetually eating it. Cowley.

the fable, who is perpetually winding a rope of bay, the river Raynham, six miles north-west of the

If the taste of this fruit maketh the eaters like gods, town so named, and twelve west of Bridgewater. why remainest thou a beast? Also a township of New York, in Washington

Browne's Vulgar Errours. . county; and a town of Pennsylvania, the capital

Eating cares, of 'Northampton county, seated at the mouth of

Lydian airs.


Credit were not to be lost

without heat; by which means the gum resin was By a brave knighterrant of the post,

for the most part gradually dissolved. One part Thüt eats, perfidiously, his word,

of the oily solution was poured icto a phial, and And swears his ears through a two inch board.

to this was added one part of the solution of Hudibras.

mastic. No opacity or other change appeared. They entail a secret curse upon their estates, which four parts of 'strong caustic volatile alkalı were does either insensibly waste and consume, or eat out the heart and comfort of it.


then poured in and immediately shaken. The An hungry traveller stept into an eating-house for

fluid was of a dense opaque white color, affordhis dinner.


ing a slight ruddy tinge when the light was seen He that will not eat till he has a demonstration that through a thin portion of it. In a second mixit will nourish him, he that will not stir till he infalli- ture, four parts of the alkali were added to one bly knows the business he goes about will succeed, of the solution of mastic; it appeared of a less will have little else to do but to sit still and perish. dense and more yellowish white than the former

Locke. mixture. More of the gum resinous solution The plague of sin has even altered his nature, and

was then poured in; but it still appeared less eaten into his very essentials.


opaque than that mixture. It was ruddy by If you all sorts of persons would engage,

transmitted light. The last experiment was Suit well your eatables to every age. King's Art of Cookery.

repeated with the oily solution instead of that of

mastic. The white was much less dense than But, thanks to my indulgent stars, I eat, Since I have found the secret to be great. Prior.

either of the foregoing compounds, and the requiA prince's court eats too much into the income of site opacity was not given by augmenting the a poor state.

Addison's Italy. dose of the oily solution. No ruddiness nor other Even wormwood, eat with bread, will not bite, remarkable appearance was seen by transmitted because it is mixed with a great quantity of spittle. light. These mixtures were left at repose for

Arbuthnot on Aliments.

two days; no separation appeared in either of There arises a necessity of keeping the surface even, the compounds containing mastic; the comeither by pressure of eating medicines, that the emi. pound, consisting of the oily solution and alkali, nence of the flesh may not resist the fibres of the skin became paler by the separation of a cream at the in their tendency to cover the wound.

top.' In a subsequent number of the same work

Sharp's Surgery. If a person unaccustomed to much salt should eat

we find the following recipe by one of the a couple of red herrings, his insensible perspiration author's correspondents, who had frequently will be so much increased by the stimulus of the salt, proved its value by experience. “Digest ten or that he will find it necessary in about two hours to

twelve grains of the whitest pieces of mastic, drink a quart of water.

Darwin. selected for this purpose and powdered, in two EATH, adj. & adv. Sax. ead. Easy; not

ounces of alcohol; and, when nearly dissolved, difficult. An old word.

add twenty grains of elemi. When both the Where ease abounds, it's eath to do amiss.

resins are dissolved, add ten or fifteen drops of Fasrie Queene.

rectified oil of amber, and fifteen or twenty of Who hath the world not try'd,

essence of bergamot: shake the whole well From the right way full eath may wander wide. together, and let the fæces subside. The solu

Hubbard's Tale. tion will be of a pale amber color. It is to be What works not beauty, man's relenting mind added in very small portions to the best aqua Is cath to move with plaints and shews of woe. ammonia

puræ, until it assumes a milky whiteFairfar.

ness, shaking the phial well after each addition, 'The way was straight and eath.


as directed by Macquer. The strength and EATON, or Eton, a town of England, in causticity of the ammoniac are of essential conBuckinghamshire. See Eton.

sequence. If, upon the addition of the first EATAW, a small river of South Carolina, drop or two of the tincture, a dense opaque which runs into the Santee. Near the source of coagulated precipitate is formed, not much this river, in 1781, a battle was fought between unlike that which appears on dropping a soluthe British, under colonel Stuart, and the Ame- tion of silver into water slightly impregnated ricans under general Greene; in which the former with common salt, it is too strong, and must be had 500 men killed and wounded; both sides diluted with alcohol. A considerable proportion claiming the victory.

of the tincture, perhaps one to four, ought to be Eau De Luce, a fragrant alkaline liquor employed to give the liquor the proper degree which was some years ago in great repute. We are of opacity.' told by Mr. Nicholson, in his Journal, that, having EAVES, n. s. plur. Sax. efese, or epese; learned from a philosophical friend that the com EAVES'DROP, v. n. the descents or descendmon recipes for making this compound did not EAVES'DROPPER, n. s. ) ing parts of a thing : succeed, and that the use of mastic in it had old Fr. aive, eve, was also water. The edges of hitherto been kept a secret, he made the follow- a roof; and, colloquially, the water that drops ing experiments to procure a good eau de luce. from them. To eavesdrop is likewise to catch • One dram of the rectified oil of amber was what comes from the eaves, or to listen under dissolved in four ounces of the strongest ardent windows. spirit of the shops; its specific gravity being 840

Under our tents I'll play the cavesdropper, at 60° of Fahrenheit. A portion of the clear

To hear if any mean to shrink from me. spirit was poured upon a larger quantity of

Shakspeare fine powdered mastic than it was judged could His tears run down his beard like winter drops be taken up. This was occasionally agitated From eaces of reeds.

Id. Tempe

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200 paces.

Every night he comes

Thus all the treasure of our flowing years, With music of all sorts, and songs composed

Our ebb of life for ever takes away.

Roscommon. To her unworthiness : it nothing steads us

But oh, he ebbs! the smiling waves decay! To chide him from our eaves; for he persists,

For ever lovely stream, for ever stay! Halifar. As if his life lay on't.

Hither the seas at stated times resort, Id. All's Well that Ends Well. And shove the loaden vessels into port; If in the beginning of winter the drops of the eaves

Theo with a gentle ebb retire again, of houses come more slowly down than they use, it

And render back their cargo to the main. portendeth a hard and frosty winter. Bacon. .

Addison on Italy. Ushered with a shower still,

What is it he aspires to ?

Is it not this? To shed the slow remains, When the gust hath blown his fill,

His last poor ebb of blood in defence. Ending on the rustling leaves

Id. Cato. With minute drops from off the caves. Milton.

I do not think a philosopher obliged to account for The icicles hang down from the caves of houses. every phenomenon in nature, or drown himself with


Aristotle for not being able to solve the ebbing and Eaves DROPPERS are called evil members of Aowing of the tide.

Swift. the commonwealth, in the stat. of West. 1. c. 33. Games of chance are traps to catch school boy Tney may be punished either in the court-leet novices and gaping country squires, who begin with a by way of presentment and fine, or in the quarter- guinea, and end with a mortgage; whilst the old sessions by indictment and binding to good stagers, in the game keep their passions in check, behaviour.

watch the ebb and flow of fortune, till the booby they EBAL, in ancient geography, a mountain of are pillaging sees his acres melt at every cast.

Cumberland Samaria, near Shechem. Between it and Gerizim on the south side of it, there is a valley of

EBBSFLEET, anciently Wyppedsfleet, a On Ebal and Gerizim (the foriner hamlet of the Isle of Thanet, Kent, at the mouth extremely bare and barren, and the latter of the river Stour, where the Saxons landed in extremely verdant and fertile), the Hebrews 447 under Hengist and Horsa. In 463 a celewere ranked, six tribes on each, who echoed brated battle was fought in this vicinity between Amen to the blessings and curses pronounced the Britons and Saxons, when the former were by the priests in the intervening valley. Deut. defeated. The Saxon leader Wypped, who is xxvii, xxviii. Josh. viii. 30, &c.

said to have fallen on this occasion, gave name to EBB, n. s. & v. n. ? Belg. ebbe ; Sax. ebba;

this hamlet. EBB'ING, n. s. $ Swed. ebb; Fr. ebe, de EBENEZER, (Heb. the stone of help), the scent. The reflux of the tide; and as a verb to name of a field where the Philistines defeated flow back, as the tide toward the sea. Hence, the Hebrews, and seized on the sacred ark; and metaphorically, declive; decay; deterioration where afterwards, at Samuel's request, God disand to fall off ; decline; or waste away.

comfited the Philistines with thunder and hail, Thou pinchist at my mutabilitie,

and gave the Hebrews a noted deliverance. On For I the lent a droppe of my richesse,

this occasion Samuel set up a stone, and gave it And now me likith to withdrawin me,

this designation, to mark that the Lord had Why shouldist thou my roialtie oppresse ? helped them; and from it the whole field adjaThe se maie ebbe and Aowin more and lesse, cent received its name. It is said to have been The welkin hath might to shine, rain, and haile. about forty miles south-west of Shiloh. 1 Sam.

Chaucer. iv. 1., and vii. 12. You have finished all the war, and brought all

EBENEZER, a town of the United States, in things to that low ebb which you speak of.

Georgia, the capital of Effingham county, seated Spenser on Ireland.

on the south-west bank of Savannah River, Though my tide of blood Hath proudly flowed in vanity till now,

Twenty-five miles N.N.W. of Savannah, seventy

five south-east of Louisville, and 860 south-west Now it doth turn and ebb back to the sea.

of Philadelphia.

Shakspeare. This tide of man's life, after it once turveth and EBENUS, the ebony tree. See AMERIMNUM. declineth, ever runneth with a perpetual ebb and fall EBERSBERG, a town of Upper Austria, ing stream, but never floweth again.

situated on the river, and in the circle of the

Raleigh's History. Traun, which is here divided into many branches, Since such Love's natural station is, may still and crossed by a bridge of great length. Here My Jove descend, and journeying down the hill; is a castle said to have been built in the year Not panting after growing beauties; so

900; and in the neighbourhood was fought a I shall ebb on with them who homeward gn.

severe action between the Austrians and French

Donne. The clear sun on his wide watery glass

in May, 1809. It is eight miles north-west of

Gazed hot, and of the fresh wave largely drew,
As after thirst; wbieh made their flowing shrink

EBERSDORF, a small town of Lower AusFrom standing lake to tripping ebb, that stole tria, on the right bank of the Danube, where With soft foot towards the deep.

Milton. Buonaparte had his head-quarters previous to the Then with so swift an ebl the flood drove backward, battle of Aspern in May, 1809. Inhabitants

1165. It slipt from underneath the scaly herd.

Eight miles E.S. E. of Vienna.
Dryden's All for Love.

EBERSTHAL, or Eberstal, a town of GerFrom thence the tide of fortune left their shore, many, in the circle of the Lower Rhine, and And ebb'd much faster than flowed before.

electorate of Mentz, two miles south of Kraus

Id. Æneid. theim; but on which side of the Rhine, and Vol. VII.

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