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will return again, which is a peculiar way of refuge. ject, and so it would not be represented as in its Brrune. it is.
Rey. Poor refugees, at first they purchase here;
Such wise men as himself account all that is pas: And, soon as denizened, they domineer. Dryden. to be also gone; and know that there can be do
Dreads the vengeance of her injured lord ; . gain in refunding, nor any profit in paying debts. Even by those gods, who refuged her, abhorred. Id.
South. This is become more necessary in some of their How to Icarius, in the bridal hour, governments, since so many refugees settled among Shall I, by waste undone, refund the dower) them. Addison,
Pope. Those, who take refuge in a multitude, have an
REFUSE', v. (., udi., &) Fr. refuser; Ita! Arian council to answer for.
REFU'SAL, N. S. n. s. recusare ; Lat. Tere. REFUGE, CITIES OF, were places provided as
so. To deny that asyla, for such as against their will should happen which is requested or demanded; reject; not to to kill a man. Of these cities there were three accept or comply: the adjective, which as well on each side Jordan ; on this side were hedesh as the noun substantive has its accent on the of Nephtali, lebron, and Schechem; beyond first syllable, means refused ; left when the rest is Jordan were Bezer, Golan, and Ramoth-Gilead. taken: the noun substantive, something so left: When any of the llebrews, or strangers that refusal is, the act of refusing; denial; preem; dwelt in their country, happened accidentally to tion; option : refuser, he who refuses. kill a man, they might retire thither, to be out of the reach of the relations of the deceased, and to Every thing vile and refuse they destroyed. Samuel. prepare for their defence and justification before
We dare not disgrace our worldly superiours with
offering unto them such refuse, as we bring uto the judges. The manslayer underwent two trials : 9. God himself.
Hoitet. first before the judges of the city of refuge to If he should offer to chuse, and chuse the right which he had fled ; and secondly before the casket, you should refuse to perform your father's judges of his own city. If found guilty, he was will, if you should refuse to accept him. put to death. If acquitted, he was not immedi
Shakspeure. ately set at liberty ; but, to inspire a degree of Many kinds have much refuse, which countervails horror against even involuntary homicide, he was that which they have excellent.
Bacon. reconducted to the place of refuge, and obliged Having most affectionately set life and death be to continue there in a sort of banishment till the fore them, and conjured them to chuse one, and death of the high priest. If, before this time, he avoid the other, he still leavés unto them, as to ventured out, the avenger of blood might freely free and rational agents, a liberty to refuse all his kill him ; but after the high priest's death he was calls, to let his talents lye by them unprofitable.
Hammond. at liberty to go where he pleased without molestation. The cities of refuge were to be well sup
Some few others are the only refusers and coaplied with water and necessary provisions; to be
demners of this catholick practice.. Taylo. of easy access; to have good roads leading to
Wonder not then what God saw for you good
If I refuse not. but convert, as you, them, with commodious bridges where there was
To proper substance.
Milton. occasion. The width of the roads was to be l le never hail vexatious law-disputes about his thirty-two cubits or forty-eight feet at least. At dues, but had his tithes fully paid, and not of the all cross roads direction posts were erected, with most refuse parts, but generally the very best. Fell. an inscription pointing out the road to the cities Down with the falling stream the refuse run, of refuge. The 15th of Adar, which answers to To raise with joyful news bis drooping son. our February, was appointed for the city magis
Dryden. trates to see that the roads were in good condi- Common experience has justly a mighty influence tion. No persons in any of these cities were on the minds of men, to make them give or retust
Locke. allowed to make weapons, lest the relations of credit to any thing proposed. the deceased should be furnished with the means
Please to bestow on him the refuse letters; be
" hopes by printing them to get a plentiful provision. of gratifying their revenge. REFÚLGENT, adj. )
Spectater. Latin refulgens. This humourist keeps more than he wants, and REFUL'CENTLY, udv. Bright; shining; glit- giv
gives a vast rej use of his superfluities to purchase tering: the adverb corresponding.
Addison, He neither might, nor wished to know
I know not whether it be more shame or wooder, A more refulgent light.
Waller to see that men can so put off ingenuity, as to deSo conspicuous and refulgent a truth is that of scend to so base a vice; yet we daily see it done, God's being the author of man's felicity, that the and that not only by the scum and refuse of the dispute is not so much concerning the thing, as con- people.
Government of the Tongue, cerning the manner of it.
Boyle. Wornen arc made as they themselves would Agamemnon's train,
choose ; When his refulgent arms tlashed through the shady Too proud to ask, too humble to refuse. Garth, plain,
God bas borne with all his weak and obstinate reFled from his well-known face. Dryden's Eneis. fusuls of grace, and has given him tinc day after day. REFUND', v. a. Lat. refundo. To pour or
When employments go a begging for want of give back; repay; restore.
hands, they shall be sure to have the refusal. Suifi. A governor that had pillaged the people, was, for receiving of bribes, sentenced to refund what he had
as he had REFUTE', v.a.
Fr. refuter ; Span, and wrongfully taken.
L'Estrave. REFUTATION, n. S. S Port. refutur ;Lal refuto. Here the humours of the eye tinctured with any To prove false or erroneous: the noun substantie colour, they would refund that colour upon the ob. corresponding.
Self-des ruction sought, refutes
account; relation ; look; aspect : regardable is, That excellence thought in thee. Milton. observable; worthy of notice: regarder, he who He knew that there were so many witnesses in these two miracles, that it was impossible to refute attention: the adverb corresponding: regardless,
pays attention or regard : regardful, observant; such multitudes.
heedless; negligent; devoid of attention or care: honour it with especial refutation.
the adverb and noun substantive corresponding. Bentley.
He that observeth the wind shall never sow, and
To him they had regard, because long he had boThy love, from thee I will not hide
Acts viii. 11. What thoughts in my unquiet breast are risen. He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the
Milton. Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord We've driven back he doth not regard it.
Romans xiv, 6. These heathen Saxons, and regained our earth,
It is peninsula, which regardeth the mainland. As earth recovers from an ebbing tide. Dryden.
Sandys. As soon as the mind regains the power to stop Mac Ferlagh was a man of meanest regard amongst or continue any of these motions of the body or them, neither having wealth nor power. Spenser. thoughts, we then consider the man as a free agent. He likeliest is to fall into mischance, Locke. That is regardless of his governance.
Id. RE'GAL, adj. & n. S. 1 Fr. Span. and Ital. Change was thought necessary, in regard of the REGAL'ITY, n. s. S regal; Latin regalis. great hurt which the church did receive by a number
Hooker. Royal; kingly: a kind of organ: regality is the of things then in use. noun substantive corresponding with regal as an
This aspect of mine,
The best regarded virgins of our clime
Have loved. Shakspeare. Merchant of Venice.
If much you note him,
You offend him ; feed, and regard him not.
Throw out our eyes for brave Othello,
Even till we make the main and the aerial blue
An indistinct regard.
Id. Othello. of England's true anointed lawful heir. Shakspeare.
Is this the Athenian minion, whom the world The sounds that produce toncs are ever from such bodies as are in their parts and ports equal; and
and Voiced so regardfully? Id. Timon of Athensa
Bryan was so regardful of his charge, as he never such are in the nightingale pipes of regals or organs.
Tintoger, more famous for his antiquity than re
gardable for his present estate, abutteth on the sea. The majesty of England might hang like Maho
To know their God, or message to regard. Milton.
How best we may
Compose our present evils, with regard
Regardless of the bliss wherein he sat,
Second to thee, offered himself to die
For man's offence. . Id. Paradise Lost. than the present queen? I do noi talk of her govern
I cannot discover this difference of the badger's ment, her love of the people, or qualities that are
legs, although the regardable side be defined, and purely regal; but her piety, charity, temperance,
the brevity by most imputed unto the left. Browne. and conjugal love.
He, surprised with humble joy, surveyed
One sweet regard, shot by the royal maid. Dryden. REGALE', v. a. 1 Fr. regaler; Ital, re- Let a man be very tender and regardful of every
REGALE'MENT, n, s. I galare. To refresh; en- pigus motion made by the spirit of God to his heart. tertain; the entertainment given.
the rule of judgment by which he will proceed, reHumid regalement, nor will aught avail
quires that a particular regard be had to our obser, Imploring Phæbus with unmoistened lips. Id. vation of this precept.
Their business is to address all the ranks of manREGALIA is also used for the apparatus of a
kind, and persuade them to pursue and persevere in coronation; as the crown, the sceptre with the
the virtue. with regard to themselves : in justice and cross, that with the dove, St. Edward's staff, the
goodness with regard to their neighbours; and piety globe, and the orb with the cross, &c. See Coro
We must learn to be deaf and regardless of other
REGARDER, an ancient officer of the king's Through all the soil a genial ferrent spreads, forest, sworn to make the regard of the forest Regenerates the plants, and new adorns the meads every year; that is, to take a view of its limits,
Blackar, to enquire into all offences and defaults com An alkali, poured to that which is mixed with a mitted by the foresters within the forest, and to
acid, raiseth an effervescence, at the cessation de observe whether all the officers executed their
which, the salts, of which the acid is composed, wu respective duties,
Arbutárs, REGATA, or Regatta, a kind of boat race,
If you fulfil this resolution, though you fall some formerly annually held at l'enice, when that city
when that citü times by infirmity; nay, though you should fall ist was the capital of an independent republic. The
some greater act, even of deliberate sin, which you
presently retract by confession and amendment, da race was performed in gondolas by gondoliers.
are nevertheless in a regenerate estate, you live the The competitors were chosen from the families life of a Christian here, and shall inherit the reward of the first rank; and no competitors at the an- that is promised to such in a glorious immortalı cient Olympic Games were ever more anxious hereafter. for success. The course was about four miles. REʻGENT, ad;. & n. s.) Fr. regent : Lat, reThe gondolas, after starting, passed through the
RE'GENCY, n. s. gens. Governing; rul great winding canal, which divides the city into
) ing; governor or lite two parts, turned round a picket, and returning ler : one exercising vicarious royalty : revens the same way, seized the prize, which was fixed at
xed at and regentship, his office or station. the acutest angle of the great canal, where it was
here it was As Christ took manhood, that by it lie might be visible by the spectators on both sides. On such capable of death, whereunto he humbled himself: 5 occasions both the gondolas and the gondoliers because manhood is the proper subject of compassite were decorated in the most elegant and superb and feeling pity, which maketh the sceptre of Christ's manner. Regattas, in imitation of the Venetian, regency even in the kingdom of heaven amiable. bave been often given on the Thames, and are
Hueker. still continued.
Lord regent, I do greet your excellence REGEN, a river in the interior of Germany,
With letters of commission from the king. which rises on the southern frontier of Bohemia,
Shakspeart. unites with the Little Regen, and falls into the
If York have ill demeaned himself in France,
Then let him be denied the regentship. Danube, near Ratisbon.
Regions they passed, the mighty regencies REGEN, CIRCLE OF THE, is a province of BabaOf seraphim."
Milten. varia, adjacent to Bohemia, having the circle of He togther calls the regent powers the Upper Maine on the north-west, and that of Under him regent.
'Id. Paradise L. the Lower Danube on the south-west. It has T he operations of human life flow not from the an area of 3800 square miles. This province corporeal molds, but from some other active regeri is hilly and woody, including part of the districts principle that resides in the body, or governs it, called the Fichtelberg and Bohemian forest; ye which we call the soul. it has several plains of considerable extent. The This great minister, finding the regency shaken by sale of timber and working in wood are consi- the faction of so many great ones within, and awet derable occupations. The fields also abound in by the terror of the Spanish greatness without, durst game, and have mines of iron. Ratisbon, in the begin a war.
Temple. south of the circle, is the seat of the provincial But let a heifer with gilt horns be led administration; and Amberg, in the north, that To Juno, regent of the marriage bed. Dryden. of the high court of justice. Inhabitants, of Men have knowledge and strength to fit them for whom the great majority are Catholics, 358,000. action : women affection, for their better compli REGEN'ERATE, v. a. & adj. 7 Lat. rege
ance ; and herewith beauty to compensate their subREGENERA'TION, n. s. I nero. Re and
jection, by giving them an equivalent regency over men.
Gretz. generate. To reproduce; beget or create anew : as an adjective reproduced ; born anew to the
REGENT, one who governs a kingdom during Christian life: regeneration corresponding.
the minority or absence of the king. In England
the methods of appointing this guardian or te He saved us by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost. Titus iii. 5.
gent have been so various, and the duration of
his power so uncertain, that from hence it might Thou! the earthly author of my blood, Whose youthful spirit, in me regenerate,
almost be collected that his office is unknown Doth with a twofold vigour lift me up,
to the common law; and therefore, according To reach at victory. Shakspeare. "Richard II. to Sir Edward Coke, the surest way is to have
Albeit the son of this earl of Desmond, who lost him appointed by authority of the great county his bead, were restored to the earldom ; yet could in parliament. The earl of Pembroke, by his not the king's grace regenerate obedience in that own authority, assumed the regency of Henry degenerate house, but it grew rather more wild. III., who was then only nine years old, but was
Davies. declared of full age by the pope at seventeeti, For from the mercy seat above,
confirmed the great charter at eighteen, and too Prevenient grace descending, had removed
upon him the administration of the governmen The stony from their hearts, and made new flesh
at twenty. A guardian and councils of regency Regenerate grow instead.
were named for Edward III. by the parliament No sooner was a convert initiated, but by an easy figure he became a new man, and both acted which deposed his father ; the young king Deus and looked upon himself as one regenerated and then fitteen, and not assuming the govern born a second time into another state of existence. till three years after. When Richard II. suc
Addison. ceeded, at the age of eleven, the duke of Lane
caster took upon him the management of the delightful track on the Tessino. The streets kingdon till the parliament met, which appoint- are bordered with arcades or piazzas, and the ed a nominal council to assist him. Henry V. houses tolerably built. The public edifices of on his death bed named a regent and a guardian interest are the cathedral with its paintings, the for his infant son Henry VI., then nine months church of St. Prospero, that of the Augustine old: but the parliament altered his disposition, friars, the town house, the theatre, the Porta and appointed a protector and council, with a Nuova, the library of 30,000 volumes, and a muspecial limited authority. Both these princesseum of natural history, formerly belonging to remained in a state of pupilage till the age of Spallanzani. The trade is trifling, but it has a twenty-three. Edward V., ai the age of thirteen, considerable yearly fair. It was the birth place was recommended by his father to the care of the of Ariosto, and Buonaparte gave the title of duke duke of Gloucester ; who was declared protector of Reggio to marshal Oudinot. Population by the privy council. The statutes 25 H. VIII. 13,000. Twelve miles W. N. W. of Modena, c. 12, and 28 H. VIII. c. 7, provided that the and fifteen south-east of Parma. successor, if a male and under eighteen, or if a REGʻICIDE, n. s. Lat. regicida, regicidium. female and under sixteen, should be till such A murderer of his king; the murder of a king. age in the governance of his or her natural mo Were it not for this amulet. how were it possible ther (if approved by the king), and such other for any to think they may venture upon perjury, sacounsellors as his majesty should by will or crilege, murder, regicide, without impeachment to otherwise appoint: and he accordingly appointed their saintship?
Decay of Piety. his sixteen executors to have the government of
I through the mazes of the bloody field his son Edward VI., ard the kingdom, which
Hunted your sacred life ; which that I missed executors elected the earl of Hartford protector.
Was the propitious error of my fate, And during the illness of George III. in the end
Not of my soul: my soul's a regicide. Dryden. of 1788, there were repeated debates in parlia
Did fate or we, when great Atrides died, ment, respecting a regency, the mode of settling
Urge the bold traitor to the regicide ? it, and the most proper persons to fill it; but
Pope's Odyssey. his majesty's recovery rendered it totally unne
REGIFUGIUM was a feast celebrated at cessary. These debates were renewed in the
Rome on the 24th of February in commemoraend of 1810, and a limited regency for a year
tion of the expulsion of Tarquin II., and the was committed to the prince of Wales, who, in
abolition of regal power. It was also performed consequence of the continued indisposition of his
on the 26th of May, when the Rex Sacrorum, royal father, became regent with full power on
king of the sacrifices, offered bean flour and the 18th of February 1812, till his father's death
bacon, in the place where the assemblies were in 1820.
held. The sacrifice being over, the people REGENT also signifies a professor of arts and
hasted away with all speed, to denote the precisciences in a college, having pupils under his
pitate Alight of Tarquin. care; but it is generally restrained to the lower
REGILLÆ, or REGILLUM, an ancient town classes, as to rhetoric, logic, &c.: those of philo
of Italy, in the country of the Sabines, famous sophy being called professors. In the English
for a battle fought near it, A. U.C. 258, between universities it is applied to masters of arts under
24,000 Romans and 40,000 Etrurians, headed five years standing, and to doctors under two. REGERMINATION, n. s. Re and germin
by the Tarquins. The Romans obtained so comation. The act of sprouting again.
plete a victory that hardly 10,000 of the EtruREGGIO, Regium Julii, a large town in the
REGILLIANUS (Q. Nonius), a Dacian, who south of Naples, and capital of Calabria Ultra,
entered into the Roman army, and was promoted at the extremity of which it is situated, on the Faro di Messina, or strait which separates
to the highest military honors under Valerian.
He was elected emperor by the people in oppoSicily from the main land. It stands on an emi
sition to Gallienus, but was soon after murdered nence, and its environs are delightful, abounding in the fruits of a tropical climate. It is the see
by the soldiers, A. D. 262. of an archbishop, and several of the houses are
REGILLUS, in ancient geography, a lake
of Italy, in Latium, which had a communication constructed of the remains of ancient buildings. Its public edifices consist of a cathedral, eleven
with the Anio, east of Rome. Posthumius, the
dictator, defeated the Latins near it.-Livy. churches, seven convents, and two colleges. Many of the inhabitants are employed in the
REGʻIMEN, n. s. Lat. regimen. Care in manufacture of silk, partly raised in the environs,
diet and living. and partly procured from the pinna marina : it Yet should some neighbour feel a pain, is made into gloves, stockings, and other small Just in the parts where I complain, articles of extreme fineness. Wine, oil, and How many a message would he send ! fruit are likewise objects of export. Reggio was
What hearty prayers, that I should mend! almost destroyed by the dreadful earthquake of
Enquire what regimen 1 kept, February 1783. Population 16,500. Six miles
What gave me ease, and how I slept ? Swift. south-east of Messina, in Sicily, and thirty-three
Regimen, in medicine. See Medicine. orth by west of Nicotera.
REGʻIMENT, n.s.) Old Fr. regiment ; Reggio, anciently Regium Lepide, a town in REGIMEN’TAL, adj. Ital.and Port.regimento. the north of Italy, the capital of a small duchy Established government; polity; a body of solof the same name, belonging to Modena. It is diers under a colonel : belonging to a regiment. surrounded with a rampart, and situated in a The corruption of our nature being presupposed, Vol. XVII.
we may not deny but that the law of nature doth I wonder why a registry has not been kept in tre now require of necessity some kind of regiment. college of physicians of things invented. Temple i
Hooker. For a conspiracy against the emperor Claudius, it Higher to the plain we'll set forth,
was ordered that Scribonianus's name and consulate In best appointment, all our regiments. Shakspeare. should be effaced out of all public registers and in. They utterly damn their own consistorian regiment, scriptions
Addison. for the same can neither be proved by any literal The Roman emperors registered their most retexts of holy scriptures, nor yet by necessary infer- markable buildings, as well as actions. Id. ence out of scripture.
White. A REGISTER is a public book, in which are The regiment of the soul over the body is the re- entered and recorded memoirs acts and mi giment of the more ac ive part over the passive.
nutes, to be had recourse to occasionally for
Hale. The elder did whole regiments afford,
knowing and proving matters of fact. Of these The younger brought his conduct and his sword.
there are several kinds; as, 1. Register of deeds Wuller.
in Yorkshire and Middlesex, in which are regis. Now thy aid
tered all deeds, conveyances, wills, &c., tha Eugene, with regiments unequal prest,
affect any lands or tenements in these counties, Awaits.
Philips. which are otherwise void against any subsequent REGIMENT, in military affairs, a term applied purchasers or mortgages, &c.: but this does not to any body of troops, which, if cavalry, consists extend to any copyhold estate, nor to leases ata ! of one or more squadrons, commanded by a rack-rent, or where they do not exceed twentycolonel ; and, if infantry, of one or more baita- one years. The registered memorials must be lions, each commanded in the sanie manner. engrossed on parchment, under the hand and The squadrons in cavalry regimerts are divided, seal of some of the granters or grantees, attested sometimes into six, and sometimes into nine by witnesses who are to prove the signing of troops. The battalions of British infantry are sealing of them and the execution of the deed. generally divided into ten companies, two of But these registers, which in England are conwhich are called the flanks; one on the right fined to two counties, are in Scotland general consisting of grenadiers, and another on the left of these there are two kinds; the one general, formed of light troops. There is not, however, fixed at Edinburgh, under the direction of tbe any established rule on this head; as both ca- lord register; and the other is kept in the several vairy and infantry regiments differ according to shires, stewartries, and regalities, the clerks of the exigencies of service in time of war, or the which are obliged to transmit the registers of principles of economy in time of peace.
their respective courts to the general register. REGION, n. s. French region ; Latin regio.
2. Parish registers are books in which are regisTract of land ; country; space; place; rank.
tered the baptisms, marriages, and burials of each
parish. Do seemingly revolt; and, who resist,
Among dissenters who admit of infant bapAre mocked for valiant ignorance. Shakspeare. tism, the minister is generally supposed to keep The bow is bent and drawn, make from the shaft. a register of the several children baptized by --Let it fall rather, though the fork invade
him. But as these are frequently lost, by the The region of my heart.
Id. King Lear. succession of new ministers to the same conThe gentleman kept company with the wild prince gregation; or at best do not give an account of and Poins ; he is of too high a region ; he knows too the date of the births, which may have hapmuch.
: pened many weeks or months before baptista, The upper regions of the air perceive the collec
ec- it is now generally the custom among dissenters tion of the matter of tempests before the air below.
w of all denominations to register the births of
Васоп. Thus raged the goddess, and with fury fraught,
their children at the library in Redcross Street, The restless regions of the storms she sought.
Cripplegate, for which the charge is 1s. This
Druden. register is admitted in the courts of law. REGʻISTER, n. s. & v.a.) Fr. registre: Lat. REGISTERS were kept both at Athens and REGʻISTRY.
I registrum. A regu- Rome, in which were inserted the names of lar account of any thing; he who keeps it: to children, as soon as they were born. Marcus record or enrol in a register: registry is the act Aurelius required all free persons to give in alof doing so ; the series of entries; or the place counts of their children, within thirty days after where they are kept.
the birth, to the treasurer of the empire, in order Joy may yon have and everlasting fame, that they might be deposited in the temple of Of late mosi hard atchievement by you done, Saturn, where the public acts were kept. Officers For which inrolled is your glorious name
were also appointed as public registers in the In heavenly registers above the sun. Spenser. provinces, that recourse might be had to their
Sir John, as you have one eye upon my follies, list of names, for settling disputes, or provun as you hear them unfolded, turn another into the re- any person's freedom. gister of your own.
Shakspeare. REGISTERS, in chemistry, are holes, with stope This island, as appeareth by faithful registers of
s of ples, contrived in the sides of furnaces, to regu
n those times, had ships of great content. Bacon.
late the fire; that is, to make the heat more inSuch follow him, as shall be registered ; Part good; part bad ; of bad the longer scrowl.
tense or remiss, by opening them to let in the
Milton. air, or keeping them close to exclude it. A little fee was to be paid for the registry. Grauni. REGISTRY OF A Ship is a printed instrument,
Of these experiments our friend, pointing at the containing the names of the owner and master, register of this dialogue, will perhaps give you more the name and exact description of the vessel, particular account.
Boyle. the place to which she belongs, when and where
All the regions