Jairus's Daughter to Jasper Packlemerton

Jairus’s Daughter, restored to life by Jesus, is called by Klopstock Cidli.—Klopstock: The Messiah, iv. (1771).

Jalût, the Arabic name for Goliath.—Sale: Al Korân, xvii.

James (Prince), youngest son of king Robert III. of Scotland, introduced by sir W. Scott in The Fair Maid of Perth (1828).

James I. of England, introduced by sir W. Scott in The Fortunes of Nigel (1822).

Jamie (Don), younger brother of don Henrique, by whom he is cruelly treated.—Fletcher: The Spanish Curate (1622).

Jamie Duffs. Weepers are so called, from a noted Scotchman of the eighteenth century, whose craze was to follow funerals in deep mourning costume.—Kay: Original Portraits, i. 7; ii. 9, 17, 95.

Jamieson (Bet), nurse at Dr. Gray’s, surgeon at Middlemas.—Sir W. Scott: The Surgeon’s Daughter (time, George II.).

Jamshid, king of the genii, famous for a golden cup filled with the elixir of life. The cup was hidden by the genii, but found when digging the foundations of Persepolis.

I know, too, where the genii hid
The jewelled cup of their king Jamshid,
With life’s elixir sparkling high.
Moore: Lalla Rookh (“Paradise and the Peri,’ 1817).

Jane Eyre, heroine of a novel so called by Currer Bell (Charlotte Bronté).

Jane Shore. (See Shore.)

Janet, the Scotch laundress of David Ramsay the watchmaker.—Sir W. Scott: Fortunes of Nigel (time, James I.).

Janet of Tomahourich (Muhme), aunt of Robin Oig M‘Combich a Highland drover.—Sir W. Scott: The Two Drovers (time, George III.).

Janet’s Repentance, one of the tales in Scenes of Clerical Life, by George Eliot (Mrs.). W. Cross) (1858).

Jannekin (Little), apprentice of Henry Smith the armourer.—Sir W. Scott: Fair Maid of Perth (time, Henry IV.).

Jannie Duff, with her little sister and brother, were sent to gather broom, and were lost in the bush (Australia). The parents called in the aid of the native blacks to find them, and on the ninth day they were discovered. “Father,” cried the little boy, “why didn’t you come before? We cooed quite loud, but you never came.” The sister only said, “Cold!” and sank in stupor. Jannie had stripped herself to cover little Frank, and had spread her frock over her sister to keep her warm, and there all three were found almost dead, lying under a bush.

Janot [Zha-no], a simpleton, one who exercises silly ingenuity or says vapid and silly things.

Without being a Janot, who has not sometimes in conversation committed a Janotism?—Ourry: Trans..

January and May. January is an old Lombard baron, some 60 years of age, who marries a girl named May. This young wife loves Damyan, a young squire. One day, the old baron found them in close embrace; but May persuaded her husband that his eyes were so dim he had made a mistake, and the old baron, too

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