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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Locke. It seems so preposterous a thing to men, to make themselves unhappy in
order to happiness, that they do not easily }." themselves to it. Locke. , Prafitable
employments would be no less a diversion than any of the idle sports in fashion,
Locke, who in the preceding lines has coexisted with, has here coexistence to.
The measuring of any duration, by some notion, depends not on the real
coexistence of that thing to that motion, or any other periods of revolution, Locke.
Locke, 3. To remove secretly. There was one convey-dout of my house yesterday
in this basket. Soakspeare. transmission; to transmit. Since there appears not to
be any ideas in the mind, before the senses have conveyed any in, I conceive ...
Locke. I never meant any other than that Mr.Trot should confine himself to country
dances. Spect. He cones no nearer to a positive, clear idea of a positive infinite,
than the country fellow had •f the water which was yet to pass the channel of the ...
Locke. To make all ... planets move about the sun in circular orbs, there must be
given to each, by a determinate impulse, those present particular degrees of
velocity which they now have, in proportion to their distances from the sun, and to
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