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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Sidney. AN o'THER Guess, adj.[Thisword,which, though rarely used in writing, is
somewhat frequent in colloquial language, I conceive to be corrupted from an,
other guise ; that is, of a different guise, or manner, or form.] Of a #. kind. Oh
Sidney. Hence, bashful cunning! And prompt me, plain and holy innocence.
Shaksbeare. Our author, anxious for his fame to-night, And bashful in his first
attempt to write, Lies cautiously obscure. Addison. BA's H FULLY. adv. [from
Sidney. My words, in hopes to blaze a stedfast mind, . This marble chose, as of
like temper known. - Sidney. Thou shalt live, till we can find a time To blaze your
marriage, reconcile your friends, Beg pardon of thy prince, and call thee back.
2. Two ; a brace. - He was taken up by a couple of shepherds, and by them
brought to life again. Sidney. A schoolmaster, who shall teach my son and yours,
I will provide; yea, though the three do cost me a couple of hundred pounds. , 4-
Sidney. 3. Resolved. My determinate voyage is mere extravagancy. Shakspeare.
DETERMINATELY. adv. [from determinate.] - 1. Resolutely ; with fixed resolve.
The oueen obeyed the king's commandment, full of aging agonies, and ...
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