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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Shak peare. This excellent man, from the time of his prornction to the
archbishoprick, underwent the envy and malice of men who agreed in nothing
else. Clarendon. AR choh A'NTER. n. 4. [from arch and cBanter.] The chief
Shak. This idea, which we may call the goddess of painting and of sculpture,
descends upon the marble and the cloth, and ... Shak. Strength grows more from
the warmth of exercises than of cloaths. Temple. 3. The covering of a bed. Gazing
Tell her I send to her my kind commend, Take special caremy greetingsbedeliver'
d. Shak. CoMM E/N D A B I. E. ad;. from commend.] Laudable; worthy of praise.
Anciently accented on the first syllable. And power, unto itself most commendable
Shak. We were not born crocked; we learned those windings and turnings of the
serpent. South. CRo'oked LY. adv. from crooked.] 1. Not in a straight line. .. 2.
Untowardly; not compliantly. . If we walk perversely with God, he will walk
On her fright and fears, She is something before her time deliver'd Shak. Tully
was long ere he could be delivered of a few verses, and those poor ones too.
Peacham. 7. To speak; to tell; to relate; to utter; to pronounce. A mirth-moving jest,
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