Underneath the whole is a beautiful landscape, and in a corner of the picture the artist himself richly clothed in a fur mantle, with a tablet next him with the words, "Albertus Dürer Noricus faciebat anno a Virginis partu, 1511." It may be assumed beyond doubt that he held in particular esteem those pictures into which he introduced his own portrait.

"What will the Feasibles say?" cried the lady; "but is he a real prince?" "A real prince! O yes, indeed is he! well known in Tartary." "Well, Dr Plausible, I have good news for you. Here is a note from Mr H , in answer to yours, in which he promises you the loan of the wax figure from Germany, of a female in the first stage of par partu I can't make out the word."

Gyraldus goes through a list of these poets, among whom Vida, with his 'Christiad' and Sannazaro, with his three books, 'De partu Virginis' hold the first place. He could venture to introduce Virgil's fourth Eclogue into his song of the shepherds at the manger without fearing a comparison.

"What will the Feasibles say?" cried the lady; "but is he a real prince?" "A real prince! O yes, indeed is he! well known in Tartary." "Well, Dr Plausible, I have good news for you. Here is a note from Mr H , in answer to yours, in which he promises you the loan of the wax figure from Germany, of a female in the first stage of par partu I can't make out the word."

We should see the champions of their country sooner or later become her enemies, and perpetually holding their poniards to the breasts of their fellow citizens. Nay, the time would come when they might be heard to say to the oppressor of their country: Pectore si fratris gladium juguloque parentis Condere me jubeas, gravidoeque in viscera partu Conjugis, in vita peragam tamen omnia dextra.

The coilings of the cord are not limited to compression about the extremities alone, but may even decapitate the head by being firmly wrapped several times about the neck. According to Ballantyne, there is in the treatise De Octimestri Partu, by Hippocrates, a reference to coiling of the umbilical cord round the neck of the fetus.