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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South. This argument demonstrated the existence of a deity, and convinced all
atheistick gainsayers. - Ray on the Creation, ATH E1's 'r I CA 1. LY.adw.[from
atheistical.] In an atheistical manner. Is it not enormous, that a divine, hearing a
To A't's T R A Liz E. v. n. [from auster, the south wind, Lat.] To tend toward the
south. - - Steel and good iron discover a verticity, or polar faculty; whereby they
do septentriate at one extreme, and australize at another. Brown's Pulgar Errourr.
South. 5. State; external circumstances. To us all, That feel the bruises of the days
before, And suffer the condition of these times To lay an heavy and unequal hand
Upon our humours. Shakspeare. It was not agreeable unto the condition of ...
South. If truth be once perceived, we do thereby also perceive whatsoever is
false in contradiction to it. Grew's Cosmologia. 4. Contrariety, in thought or effect. .
. All contradictions grow in those minds, which neither absolutely climb the rock of
South's Sermons. 5. Variation from a fixed point. There is no declination of
latitude, nor variation of the clevation of the pole, notwithstanding what some
have asserted. JWoodfrvard. 6. [In aavigation.] The variation of the needle from
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