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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His abilities created him great confidence; and this was like enough to betray him
to great errours. Ring Charles. The bright genius is ready to be so forward, as
often betrays itself into great errours in judgInent. atti. 6. To show ; to discover.
Brown's Pulgar Errours. CH 1 R o'GRAPHER. m. s. [xto, the ... that spots in the top
of the nails do signify things past; in the middle, things present; and at §. ttom,
events to Colio C. Brown's Pulgar Errours. To CHIRP. v. n. [perhaps contracted ...
Brown's Pugar Errours. Co'GN i r 1 v E. adj. from cognitus, Latin.] Having the
power of knowing. Unless the understanding employ and exercise its cognitive or
apprehensive power about these terms, there can be no actual apprehension of ...
Chambers. Co'RN icle. n. . [from cornu, Lat.] A little horn. There will be found, on
either side, two black filaments, or membranous strings, which extend unto the
long and shorter cornicle, upon protrusion. Brown's Pulgar Errours. CoR N1 cu ...
Some errours are so fleshed in us, that they maintain their interest upon the
deceptibility of our decayed natures. ... The first and father cause of common
errour, is the common infirmity of human nature; of whose de-optible condition,
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