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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Fairy Queen. How effectually are its muscular . cs arranged, and with who
judgment are its columns and surrows disposed' Coyne. At RA's Gros T. n. . [from
arrange.] . The act of putting in proper order; the state of being put in order. There
is a ...
Fairy Queen. 4. Invasion; hostility; attack. After some unhappy assault; upon the
prerogative by the parliament, which produced its dissolution, there followed a
composure. Clarend. Theories, built upon narrow foundations, are very hard to
Fairy Queen. Be'1N G. particip. [from be.] Those, who have their hope in another
life, look upon themselves as being on their passagé through this. Atterbury. BE'
N G. n.s.. [from be.] 1. Existence : opposed to nonentity. Of him all things have ...
Fairy Q. Regard of worldly muck doth foully blend, And low abase the high heroic
spirit. Fairy Queen. The whilst thy kingdom from thy head is rent, And thy throne
royal with dishonour blent. Spearer. BLE'N DER. m. s. [from To blend.
Having the '. covered. Å. oft himself he chanc'd to hurt unwares, Whilst reason,
blent through passion, nought descried, But, as a blindfold bull, at random fares,
And where he hits, nought knows, and where he hurts, nought cares. Fairy
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