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have afcribed to the influence of dæmons, not on- (4.) DÆMONIACS, ARGUMENTS FOR THE EI. ly that species of madness in which the patient is ISTENCE OF. In opposition to these arguments raving and furious, but also melancholy madness. ( 3.) the following are urged by the DæmonianOf John, who secluded himself from intercourse ifs. In the days of our Saviour, it would appear wit the world, and was diftinguished for abfti. that dæmoniacal poffeflion was very frequent apence and acts of mortification, they said, He bath mong the Jews and the neighbouring nations. a damon. The youth, whose father applied to Many were the evil spirits whom Jesus is related Jesus to free him from an evil spirit, describing in the gospels to have ejected from patients that his unhappy condition in there words, Have mer. were brought unto him as possessed and tormentcy on my son for he is Immatic, and fore vexed with ed by those malevolent dæmons. His apostles too, á demon: for of times be falleth into the fire, and and the first Christians, who were most active and cft into the water, was plainly epileptic. Every successful in the propagation of Christianity, apthing indeed that is related in the New Testament pear to have often exerted the miraculous powers concerning dæmoniacs, proves that they were with which they were endowed on fimilar occapeople affected with such natural difeases as are fions. The dæmons displayed a degree of know. far from being uncommon among mankind in the ledge and malevolence which sufficiently diftin. present age. When the fymptoms of disorders guished them from human beings: and the lan-pere cured by our Saviour and bis apostles as cases of guage in which the dæmoniacs are mentioned, and demoniacal poffeffion, correspond so exactly with the actions and fentiments ascribed to them in the

2 Kt : Those of diseases well known as datural in the pre- New Testament, Mow'that our Saviour and his *** fent age, it would be absurd to impute them to a apostles did not conlider the idea of dæmoniacal fupernatural cause. It is much more confiftent poffeffion as being merely a vulgar error concern-' - but with common sense and found philosophy to fup-: ing the origin of a disease or disčases produced by pose, that our Saviour and his apostles wisely, natural caules. The more enlightened cannot aland with that condescension to the weakness and ways avoid the use of metaphorical modes of exprejudices of those with whom they conversed, preslion ; which though founded upon error, yet the which fo eminently distinguished the character of have been so established in language by the influent the author of our holy religion, and must always ence of custom, that they cannot be suddenly disa be a prominent feature in the character of the true miffed. But in descriptions of characters, in the way Christian, adopted the vulgar language in speaking narration of facts, and in the laying down of fylof those unfortunate persons who were groundless tems of doctrine, we require different roles to be liste ly imagined to be poffcffed with dæmons, though observed. Should any person, in compliance with on they well knew the notions which had given rise popular opinions, talk in serious language of the to lich modes of expression to be ill founded, existence, dispositions, declarations, and actions than to imagine that diseases which arise at pre- of a race of beings whom he knew to be absolute de fent from natural causes, were produced in days ly fabulous, we furely could not praise hiin for inten of old by the intervention of dæmons, or that e. integrity; we must suppose him to be either exvil spirits ftill continue to enter into mankind in all ulting in irony over the weak credulity of those a-, cases of madness, melancholy, or epilepsy: Be- round him, or taking advantage of their weaknefi, fides, it is by no means a fuficient reason for with the dishoneity and the fèlfith views of an imreceiving any doctrine as true, that it has been postor.. And if he himself should pretend to any persona generally received through the world. Error, like connection with this imaginary system of beings; an epidemical difease, is communicated from one and should claiin, in consequence of his connected fo another. In certain circumstances, too, the tion with them, particular honours from his con influence of imagination predominates, and re. temporaries; whatever might be the dignity of ftrains the exertions of reason. Many false opi-' his character in all other respects, nobody could nions have extended their influence through a ve- hesitate to brand him as an impostor. In this light ry wide circle, and maintained it long.. On every must we regard the conduct of our Saviour and such occation as the present, therefore, it becomes his apostles, if the idea of dæmoniacal poffeßion us to enquire, not so much how generally any were to be considered merely as a vulgar error. opinion has been received, or how long it They talked and acted as if they believed that e. lias prevailed, as from what cause it has ori- vil spirits had actually entered into those who were ginated, and on what evidence it rests. When brought to them as pofilled with devils, and as we contemplate the frame of nature, we behold á If those spirits had been actually expelled by their. grand and beautiful fimplicity prevailing through authority out of the unhappy persons whom they the whole : Notwithstanding its immenfe extent, had poflètred. They demanded too, to have their and though it contains fuch numberless divertities policllions and declarations believed, in conseof beirig ; yet the simplest machine constructed by quence of their performing such mighty works, Human art does not display greater fimplicity, or and having thus triumphed over the powers of an happier connection of parts. We may there- hell. The reality of dæmoniacal poffeffion stands fin infer, by analogy, from what is observable upon the same evidence with the gospel system of the order of nature in general to the present in general. Nor is there any thing unreasonable to me cate; that to permit evil spirits to interméddle with in this doctrine. it does not appear to contradictions the concerr.s of human lite, would be to break those ideas, which the general appearances of nathrouch that order which the Deity appears to ture and the series of events fuggeft, concerning have established through his works; it would be the benevolence and wisdom of the Deity, by to introduce a degree of confusion unworthy of which he regulates the affairs of the universe, the wildom of Divine Providence.

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dongs to which our understanding is wholly ina- and governed by a scheick. Its chief export is daite: we perfuade ourselves, at times, that olibanum. It is 160 miles ENE. of Cape Fartach. Lewide extent of the works of the Deity must (3.) DAFAR, Gr Dorar BAY, a bay on the W. do Ti kao ta to us, and that bis designs must al. coast of Arabia Felix. Is be back as we can fathom. We are then (1.) DAFFODIL, in botany. See NARCISSUS. fradr, elcneret any difficulty arises to us, in (2.) * DAFFODIL.

n. f. (Supposed en eruig the conduct of Providence, to model DAFFODILLY.

by Skinner to be Les according to our own ideas; to deny that * DAFFODOWNDILLY.) corrupted from the Deity can pofá bly be the author of things afphodelus.)-This plant bath a lily-flower confittEpisos cincoreconcile; and to affert, that ing of one leaf, which is bell Taped, and cut into to rui att on every occafion in a manner con- 6 fegments, which incircle its middle like a crown; ontient wità our narrow views. This is the but the empalement, which commonly rises out pade of region, and it seems to have suggefted of a membranous vagina, turns to an oblong or Le trongest objeđions that have been at any time roundith fruit, which is triangular, and grapes Fredagaart the reality of dæmoniacal poteßion. in three parts; is divided into three cells, and full but tie daty may surely connect one order of his of roundin feeds. Miller.--oderes with another. We perceive mutual re- Strew me the green ground with daffodowise ir34nda bexatiful connedion to prevxlthrough dillies, w of nature which falls within the sphere And cowfips, and kingcups, and loved lilies. arraberration. The inferior animals are con

Spenser. kitab marrind, and subjected to their au- Bid Amaranthus all his beauty sied, 067., not only in instances in which it is ex- And daffodillies fill their cups with tears,

ia their advantage, but even where it is ty- Tofrew the laureat herre where Lycid lics. Milt. tercity abused to their deftruction. Among The daughters of the flood bave search'd the

O whick mankind have been subje ted, une not their being fiable to dæinoniacal For violets pale, and cropp'd the poppy's head: paxta to be one? While the Supreme Being re- The fort narcissus, and fair datiodil, tagthe sovereignty of the univerle, he may ein. Pancies to please the fight, and caflia sweet to by Fatever agents the thinks proper in the exe

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Dryden. B.X of his purposes : he may either commis- DAFNE, a river of European Turkey, in BulEn an angel or let loose a devil; as well as bend saria, which runs into the Urana, between Mar

huca will, or communicate any particular cenopoli and Varna. pale to matter. All that revelation makes To DAFT. v. Q. (contracted from do aft; Eszt, all thai tuman reason can conjecture, that is, to throw back, to throw off.) To toss a doing the existence of various orders of spi- fide ; to put away with contempt; to throw asal beings, good and bad, is perfeâly confiit. way lightly. Noi now in use.aith, and even favourable to, the do&rine of The simvie footed mad-cap prince of Wales, 201202! porfellion. It is mentioned in the And his comrades, that duft the world atide, Sex Teftament in fuch language, and such nar- And bid it pass.

Shakefp. Henry IV. Taites are related concerning it, that the gospels I would she had beltow'd this dotage on me: I Cast well be regarded in any other light than as would have daft all other respects, and made ter parts of impofwe, and Jesus Chrif must be con- half myself. Shakesp. Bered as a man who took advantage of the weak- * DAG. n. f. Idague, Fr.) 1. A dagger. 2. A

de ad ignorance of his contemporaries, if this handgun; a pistol: so called from ferving the purbatrite be note'ng but a vulgar error; it teach: poses of a dagger, being carried fecretly, and doing selang inconstient with tire general conduct mischief suddenly. It is in neither fenie now used. 1 Arvidence. in fort, å is not the caution of To Dag. v. a. (from daggle. To daggle ; Fraphy, but the pride of reason, that suggests to bemire; to let fall in the water: a low word. etions agaisft this doétrine.

DAGENHAM, a village in Erex, on the L. Daxonsacs, in church hiftory, a branch Thames, 9 miles E. by N. of London. In 1734, el'e Anabaptists; whose distinguisha ing tenet is, a breach was made by the river, which overthe devils halt be saved at the end of the flowed near 3000 acres of ground; but Captain

Perry reduced it to its former channel. SÆMONIACAL. See DEMONIACAL.

DAGER.WORT, a town of Rufia, in the DÆMONIANISTS, a name given to authors, iBand of Dago, 84 miles WSW. of Revel.

picad for the reality of dæmoniacal poffef- DAGESTAN. See DAGHESTAN. se; & their opponents are ftiled Anti-damai- * DAGGER. M. f. (dague, French.) 1. A short

fword ; a poniard.-She aan to her son's daggeri DEMONISH, 7. f. the worhip of demons. and struck berself a mortal wound. Sidney.--DEMONIST, n.7. a worthipper of dæmoas. This sword a dagger had his page,

That was but little for his age, IZMONOLOGY. See DEMONOLOGY.

And therefore waited on him fo, DIER, Lord. See DOUGLAS.

As dwarfs upon knigkis errant do. Hudibras. 2. DAFAR, a town of Arabia, near the coaft He Arikes himself with his dagger ; but being the Red fea, in the country of Yemen, 130 miles interrupted by one of his friends, he stabs him,

and breaks the darger on one of his ribs. Addison. + DAFAR, DOFAR, or Dolfar, a seaport of 2.. [In fencing Ich s.) A blunt blade of iron with trasie, is Hadramaut, leated on the bay, No 3.) a basket bilt, used for detence. 3. With printers )

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Aed to Azotus, and entered into Bethdagon the DAGGERSDRAWING. n. f. [dagger and draw.? temple of their idol); but Jonathan fet fire to The a&t of drawing daggers; approach to open Azotus, and burnt the temple of Dagon and all violence.

those who were fed into it.” Dagon according They always are at daggersdrawing, to fome, was the fame with Japiter, according to And one another clapperclawing. Hudibras. Others Saturn or Venus; but according to moft

have heard of a quarrel in a tavern, where all Neptune. were at daggersdrawing, 'till one desired to know DAGONVILLE, a town of France, in the dethe subject of the quarrel. Swift.

partment of Meule, 9 miles E. of Bar le-duc. (1.) * To DAGGLE. v. a. (from dag, dew; a DAGOUA, a town of Egypt, on the Nile, a word, according to Mr Lye, derived from the Da. harbour for thieves and pirates, 12 miles N. of nish ; according to Mr Skinner, from dag, sprink. Cairo. Ind, or dengan, to dip. They are probably all of DAGSBOROUGH, or a town of the United the same root.) To dip negligently in 'mire or DAGSBURY,

States, in Suflex counwater; to bemire ; to befprinkle.

ty, Delaware, on the NW. bank of Pepper Creck, (2.)* To DAGGLE. v.m. To be in the mire; 19 miles from Clowes, 35 SSE. from Dover, and to run through wet or dirt.

127 8. of Philadelphia. Nor like a puppy, daggled through the town, DAGWORTH, a village NW. of Stow, Sussex. To fetch and carry sing-fung up and down. DAHGESTAN. See DAGHESTAN.

Pope. DAHHI, a town of Arabia, in the country of * DAGGLEDTAIL. n. f. [daggle and tail.] Yemen, 69 miles SE. of Locheia. Bemired ; dipped in the water or mud; bespat- DAHALAK, DALAKÁ, or DALACCA, an island tered.-The gentlemen of wit and pleasure are in the Red Sea, near the coast of Abyssinia, about apt to be choaked at the light of fo many daggled. 22 leagues in length, and four in breadth, celetail parions, that happen to fall in their way. sw. brated for its pearl finery. The inhabitants, who

DAGHESTAN, a province of Afia, bounded are numerous, are of the faine religion with the by Circassia on th: N.; by the Caspian Sca on the Abysmians. They are black, brave, addicted to E.; by Schirvan, in Peria, on the S.; and by piracy, and sworn enemies to the Mahometans. mount Caucasus and Georgia on the W. Its chief Lon. 39. 20. E. Lati 15. 40. N... towns are Tarku and Derbent, both, situated on DAHHMAK, a town of Arabia, in the coun. the Caspian Sea. It is inhabited by Tartars, who try of Yemen, 16 miles SSE. of Abu-Arifch. are subica to Rullia.

: DAHL, or Dal, a river of Sweden, which runs DAĞHO. See Dago.

through the provinces of Dalecarlia and Getricia, (1.) DAGISTAN, or DABESTAN, a district of and falls into the gulf of Bothnia, four leagues Peilia, probably the same with DAGHESTAN; ESE of Geffle. sor geographers often make great blunders in or- : DAHLEN, a town of Germany, in the circle thography,

of Upper Saxony, and margraviate of Meillen, 23 (2.) DAGIstan, the capital of the above diatrict, miles NW. of Meillen. (N° 1.) feated on a river which runs into the Cal. DAHME, a town of Saxony, in the circle of pian Sea ;,240 miles NW.of Meschid. Cruttwelt. Upper Germany, and principality of Querfurt, * DAGLIN, a town of France, in the depart. 40 miles S. of Berlin, : :o ment of Dordogne, 8 miles S. of Sarlat.

DAHMEC, a town of Asia, in the country of DAGLINGWORTH, a village in Gloucester. Carulahar 28 miles SW. of Candatar. Thirr, 3 miles NW. Cirencefter.

DAHN, a town of France, in the department DAGNO, a town of Turky in Europe, in Al. of Lower Rhine, 13 miles W. of Landau. bania, with a bishop's see; capital of the district DAHOME, or DaumA, a kingdom of Afriof Ducagini ; near the confluence of the Drino DAHOMY, $ca, on the coaft of Guinea. i. and Nero ; 13 miles SE. of Scutari, and 15 NE. of Whidah The king of this country conqueredt of Aledio. Lon. 19. 39. E. Lat. 42. 30. N. Whidah, and very much disturbed the Nave trade .., DAGO, or Dacho, an island in the Baltic Sea, of the Europeans. 'Tis a pity but he had destroyon the coast of Livonia, between the gulf of Fin- ed it altogether. This monarch is one of the most Jand and, Riga. It of a triangular hyure, and absolute despots on the earth. There is no inmay be about 20 miles in circumference. It has termediate degree of subordination, at least in nothing considerable but two castles called Dagger. his presence, between the king and the Glave, for wort and Paden. Lon. 22. 50. E. Lat $8.44. N. his subjects are all Naves, and even the prime mi.

DAGON. the idol of Ashdod or Azotus. He nister must prostate himself with as much ab. is commonly represented as a monster, half man ject fubmiffion, as the mewnet subject. On his and valf fish ; whence most learned men derive entrance, he crawls towards the royal apartment name from the fiebrew dag, which fignifies" a on his hands and knees, till he arrives in the royal fith.". Those who make him to have been the in presence, where be lays himself. flat on his belly, ventor hread corr, derive his name from the He. rubbing his head in the dutt, and uttering the brew, , Dagon, fignitying corn; whence Philo. must humiliating exprefTion's i No person is perBiblius calls him Zus Acaip, Jupiter Arutrius. mitted to it, even on the floor, in the king's preThis deity continued to have a temple at Afdod sence, except women, and even they mun kils the to the time of the Maccabees : for the author of ground on ieceiving or delivering the tyrant's me. the first book of Maccabees tells us, that " Jona- fages. He maintains a confiderable army of men ; than, one of the Maccabees, having beaten the belides aduther of about 3000 women, who are re

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The population, in 1791, was 1607 i Fruncit, are furprisingly pulite and hospitable and bid incrtaled 768 within 36 years. 1 Aznects; and there is no country in Africa (1.) DAILY. udj. (daglie, Saxon.) HappenEtre Ecrupeins are less expored to insult, or ing every day or very frequently ; done every day ; that reide with more ease and security. Dahomy quotidian. je to extend from 15 to 200 iniles inland.

Much are we bound to heaven Te is rich, and produces all the tropical In daily thanks that gave u, such a prince. Shak. tand vegetables. There is not a stone to be Cease, man of woman born! to hope relief od as larve as an egg in this country, so far as From daily trouble, and continu'd grief. Prior. imeans bure hitherto travelled. A very curi- (2.) * DAILY. adv. Every day ; very often. Garlict is prodeced in Dahomy, as well as in Let that man with better fenre advise, fine other parts of Africa, which resembles a That of the world leaft part to us is read; fie in every respect but the colour, being And daily how through hardy enterprize, Gadki reddun hue, changing at the end next Many great regions are discovered. Fairy Queen. en 's to a fio: yelow; the pulp is firm, and -A man with whom i converted almost daily, for

opd; tbe itone is hard like that of the years together. Diyden. 17. After having chewed one or mor of such * DAINTILY. adv. (from dainty.] 1. Elegant ;

szd fpit out or swallowed the pulp at delicately – Truth is a naked and open day light, porno aglais of vinegar will taste, to the person that doth not fhew the masks and mummeries, and to the experiinent, like sweet wine; a lime triumphs of the world, halt lo stately and dainuly Byla to have the flavour of a very ripe China as candle-light. Bacon. 2. Deliciously; pleasant

i sad the fame change is produced in o- ly:-There is no region on earth lo daintily waterlinds, without effervescence, or any fenfible ed with such great navigable rivers. Howel's Vocal

2. Abomey, the capital, lies between Lon. Foreft.--Thote young suiters had been accustomZ!! E. and in Lat. 9. 50. N.

ed to nothing but to sleep well, and fair daintily. DARRIJE, a town of Egypt, seated on the Broome's View of Epick Poems. 3. Nicely ; cereV:n piles SSW. of Damietta.

moniously; scrupulously. 4. Squeamithly ; faltiDAILESFORD, a town of Worcestershire, near- diously. Honded by Oxfordshire.

DANTINESS. n. f. [from dainty.) 1. Deli. DAILLE, John, a protestant minister near Pa. cacy ; foftness.:50€ of the most learned divines of the 17th ; What should yet thy palate please? rn, and the most esteemed by the Catholics, Daintiness and softer eafe, c'he controverbial writers among the Proter- Sleeked limbs and finest blood? Ben Jonson. 21. He was tutor to two of the grandsons of 2. Elegance ; nicety-The duke exceeded in the erfarious M. Du Ple this Mornai. Mr Daille daintiness of his leg and foot, and the earl in the treetsed 14 years with this excellent master, fine shape of his hands. Wotton. 3. Delicacy ; deli. Sed into Italy with his two pupils ; one of cioufneis.-It was more notorious for the daintiOd abroad; with the other he vifited Italy, nefs of the provision which he served in it, than Srtzerland, Germany, Flanders, Holland, and for the masliness of the dish. Huke will on ProviItine and returned in 1621. He was received dence. 4. Squeamishnefs ; faftidiouinefs.-Of sand, to 1623, and first exercised his office in and lime, and clay, Vitruvius hath discoursed with

of H. Du Plessis Mornai ; but that lord out any daintinefs. Wotton. 5. Ceremonivulness; 2.1 nafar. The nenoirs of this great man scrupniosity." cel Mr Daille in 1614. In 1625, be was (1.) * DAINTY. adj. [derived by Skinner from a, prosted? minifter of the church of Samur, and dain, an old Trench word for delicate; which yet 1436 enored to Paris, where he spent all the I cannot find in dictionaries.! 1. Pleasing to the

this life, and composed several works. His palate ; of exquilite taite ; delicious.-Higher conE pret 18 bis masterpiece, and an excellent cvetion is required for sweetness, or pleasuie of

At; Of the U- of the Futbers, printed 1631. talte, and therefore all your dainty plumbs are a ter og chain of reafoning, which forms a little dry. Bacon. 2. Delicate; of acute sensibili, n'demontration against those who would have ty ; nice ; [queamish ; fott; luxurious; tender.

dipates decided by the authority of the This is the nowelt yet the daintieji senfe; n. He died in 1670, aged 77.

For ev'n the ears of such as have no skill, ILLY, a parish of Scotland, nearly in the Perceive a discord, and conceive offence; sto Airbire, extending along the banks of the And knowing not what's good, yet find the ill. 62,5 in. in length and from 4 to 6 in breadth ;

Duvies. 2. *uning about 17,000 acres. The soil is --They were a fine and dainty people; frugai and Yen; the coriace diversified with natural woods yet elegant though not inilitary, Bacon. 3. Scrurutrinas. The dimate is usually dry, mild, pulous; ceremonious.able, but moist and chilly on the hills.

Which of you all eurs is much improved, but the ground is Will now deny to dance? She that makes dainty, from fic patare. Accordingly there were 4800 I'll swear hath corns. Shakesp. Romeo and Juieta' I., is borios, and 1450 black catile in the

Therefore to horle ; 31991. There are valued by the rev. Mr And let us not be dainty of leave taking, *a, in his report to Sir J. Sinclair, at

But Mift away.

Shakesp. Macbeth. 14. ic. and the total annual produce, in 4. Elegant ; tenderly, languishingly, or effeminate. 235, 12-, potatoes, bay, pafure, &c. at 11,7271. ly beautiful.-

My

My house, within the city,

You have no more worth is richly formed with plate and gold,

Than the coarse and country fairy, Basons and ewers to leave her dainty hands. That doth haunt the bearth or dairy. Bon jonf.

Shakep. What stores my dairies and my folds contain ! Why should ye be fo cruel to yourself, A thousand lambs that wander on the plain. And to those dainty limbs which nature lent

Dryden. For gentle ufage, and soft delicacy? Milton. She in pens his fincks will fold, 5. Nice; affectedly fire: in contempt.

And then produce her dairy store. Dryden. Your dainty speakers have the curse,

3. Pasturage; milk farm ; ground where milcb To plead bad causes down to worse. Prior. cattle are kept.-Dairies, being well haute vived,

(2.) * DAINTY. n. f. 1. Something nice or deli. are exceeding cornmodious. Baccn.--Chiluren, in cate; a delicacy; something of exquisite taste.- dairy countries do wax more tall than where they Be not desirous of his dainties ; for they are de- feed more upon bread and flesh. Bara. ceitful meat. Prov. xxiii. 3.-A worm breedeth (2) DAIRY. See BUTTER, CHEESE, &c. The in meal, of the thape of a large white maggot, dairy, (§ 1. def. 2.) Bould always be kept in the which is given as a great dainty to nightingales. nea eft order, and so ftuated, that the windows She then produc'd her dairy store,

or lattices never front the S.--SE. or SW. Lat. And unbought dainties of the poor. Dryder. tices are also to be preferred to windows, as they The shepherd (wains, with fure abundance admit of more free circulation of the air than gla blest,

qed lights posibly can do. It has been objected In the fat flock, and rural dainties feast. Pope. tnat they admit cold air in winter and the fun ir 2. A word of fondness formerly in use. -- summer ; but the remedy is easily obtained, by Why, that's my dainty ; I Mall miss thee : making a frame the fize of or somewhat larger

. But thou shalt have freedom. Shakesp. Tempefl. than the lattice, and constructing it so as to hide There is a fortune coming

backward and forward at pleasure. Packthreat Towards you, dainty, that will take thee thus, Rrained across this frame, and oiled cap paper pal And set thee aloft.

Ber Yonfon. ted thereon, will admit the light, and keep out the DAINUR, a town of Persia, in the province sun and wind. It is hardly pofible to keep a dairy of Irac Agemi, so miles west of Amadan.

house in summer too cool; on which account none DAJON, a town of Africa, in Agouna. should be fituated far from a good spring or cur DAIRE, a river of Scotland, in Lanarkfhire, rent of water. It should be neatly paved either Stiled by the rev. Mr Macanochie, “ a principal with red brick or smooth hard stone ; and laia branch of the Clyde." Stat. Acc. IV. 50$. The with a proper descent, so that no water may lodge word branch is used fo ambiguously by geogra. This pavement should be well waihed in lumme phers, that it is difficult to know when they every day, and all the utensils belonging to th mean, that a small river runs into or out of a large dairy thoud be kept perfectly clean. Nor shouk one. In the present care we suppose it means head. the churns be scalded in the dairy, as the stean avater, a word which ought to be adopted instead that arifes from hot water injures the milk. No of branch, when one river runs into another. Mould cheese be kept cherein, nor rennet for ma

DAIRI, or Darro, in Japan, is the sovereign king checle, nor a checle press be fixed in a dairy pontiff of the Japanese ; or, according to Kæmp. as the whey and curd will diffule their acidiu fer, the hereditary ecclesiastical monarch of Japan. throughout the room. The proper receptacle In effea, the empire of Japan is at prefent under for milk are earthen pans, on wooden vate or trun two sovereigns, viz. an ecclefiaftical one called the dles; but none of these thould be lined with lead DAIRO, and a secular one who bears the title of as that mineral contains a poisonous quality, and KUBO. The last is the emperor, and the foi içer may in some degree affe& the milk: but if peopl the oracle of the religion of the country." are so obitinate in using them, they should neve

DAIR-KARRAN, a town of Aliztic Turkey, forget to scald them, scrub them well with fal in Curdistan, 30 miles SSE of Kerkuk.

and water, and to dry them thoroughly, befor DAIRSIE, a parith of Scotland, in Fifeshire, they deposite the milk in them. Indecd all th 4 miles from St Andrews; abaut three miles long utenfils should be cleaned in like manger beton and equally broad, but of an irregular figure. they are used ; and if after this they in the smallet The soil is rich, and the climate dry and healthy. degree finell four, they must undergo a second 'The population, in 1791, ftated by the rev. Mr scrubbing before they are fit for use. M'Culloch, in his return to Sir J. Sinclair, was * DAIRYMAID. n. f. (dairy and maid.) The 540, and had increaled 71 fince 1755. The num. woman servant whole buiineis is to manage the ber of horses was rio, and of black cattle 400. milk.Agriculture is improved, and the produce is chief. The poorest of the sex have still an lich, ly wheat, potatoes, turnips, flax, and artificial To know their fortunes equal to the rich :

The dairymnid enquires if the maltake (1.) * DAIRY. 7. f. [from deš, an old word The trusty taylor, and the coui forsake. Dryd for milk. Mr Lve.] 1. The occupation or art of --Come up quickly, or we shall conclude that thou making various kinds of food froin milk.-Grounds art in love with one of Sir Roger's dairymaids were turned much in England either to feeding or Addison. dairy; and this advanced the trade of English but- DAIS, in botany. a genus of the monogynis ter. Temple. 2. The place where the milk is ma- order, belonging to the decandria class of plante, nufactured.

and in the natural metbod ranking under the sin

order,

grafs.

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