A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers, to which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1805
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Bacon. Mercy guard me! t Hence with thy brow'd enchantments, foul deceiver!
Milton. 2. To put into preparation. Here's neither bush nor shrub to bear off any
weather at all, and another storm breasing. Shakspeare. 3. To mingle. + . Take
Bacon. Here was the case; an army of English, wasted and tired with a long
winter's siege, engaged an army of a greater ... Bacon. I can but be a slave
wherever I am ; so that taken or not taken, "t is all a case to me. - L'E. trange. They
In drums, the closeness round about that preserveth the sound, maketh the noise
come forth of the drum-hole more loud than if you should strike upon the like skin
extended in the open air. Bacon's Natural History. 2. Narrowness; straitness. 3.
Bacon. The pleasures of life do not compensate the miseries. Prior. Nature to
these, without profusion kind, The proper ... Bacon. All other debts may
compensation find; But love is strict, and will be said in kind. Dryden. CoMPE'N's
AT ve. adj.
Bacon. Whatever fish the vulgar fry excel, Belong to Caesar, wheresoe'er they
swim, By their own worth confiscated to him. Dryd. Co N F 1'sc A : E adj. from the
verb.] Transferred to the publick as forfeit. The accent in Shakspeare is on the first
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