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NOTE p, p. 45.

Shall Seriswattee wave her hallowed wand !.

And Camdeo bright, and Ganesa sublime Camdeo is the God of Love in the mythology of the Hindoos. Ganesa and Seriswattee correspond to the pagan

deities, Janus and Minerva.

NOTES.

ON PART II.

NOTE a, p. 55.

The noon of mankind to a myrtle shade!

Sacred to Venus is the myrtle shade.--DRYDEN.

NOTE b, p. 61.

Thy woes, Arion !

Falconer in his poem the Shipwreck speaks of himself by

the name of Arion.

See FALGONER's Shipwreck, canto II,

NOTE.c, p. 62.

The robber Moor!

See SCHILLER's tragedy of the Robbers, scene v.

NOTE d, p. 63.

What millions died-that Cæsar might be great !

The carnage occasioned by the wars of Julius Cæsar has been usually estimated at two millions of men.

NOTE e, p. 63.

Or learn the fute that bleeding thousands bore,

March'd by their Charles to Dneiper's swampy shore. “In this extremity" (says the biographer of Charles XII of Sweden, 'speaking of his military exploits before the battle of Pultowa), “ the memorable winter of 1709, which

was still more remarkable in that part of Europe than in “ France, destroyed numbers of his troops; for Charles re

" solved to brave the seasons as he had done his enemies,

“ and ventured to make long marches during this mortal

6 cold. It was in one of these marches that two thousand

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men fell down dead with cold before his eyes.”

NOTE f, p. 65.

-As Iona's saint.

The natives of the island of Iona have an opinion that on

certain evenings every year the tutelary saint Columba is

seen on the top of the church spires counting the surround

ing islands, to see that they have not been sunk by the power

of witchcraft.

NOTE 8, p. 66.

And part, like Ajuto-never to return! See the history of AJUT AND ANNINGAIT in the Rambler.

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