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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They imagine, that an animal of the vastest dimensions, and longest duration,
should live in a continual motion, without the alternity and vicissitude of rest,
whereby, all other animals continue. Brown's Wulgar Errours. ALT Ho'U GH.
He that studies the structure of animal bodies, by means of dissection; he that
divides the bodies of animals, to discover the various parts. Anatomists adjudged
... To dissect an animal; to divide the body into its component or constituent parts.
Lesser, as insects of all sorts. iviparous hairy animals, or quadrupeds, are either
sHoofed, which are either ... Vegetablesare proper enoughtorepair animals, as
being near of the same specifick gravity with the animal juices, and as consisting
Nor do those animals more resemble the creatures on earth, than they on earth
the constellations which pass under animal names in heaven; nor the dog-fish at
sea much more make out the dog of the land, than his cognominal or namesake ...
Any medicine that increases strength. A cordial, properly speaking, is not always
what increaseth the o of the heart; for, b increasing that, the animal may be
weakened, as in inflammatory diseases. Whatever increaseth the o: animal
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