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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Plate sin with gold, And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks: §rm it with
rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. None does offend, none, I say none; I'll able '
em Tike that of me, my friend. Shakr. K. Lear. Abio-hopiep. adj. Strong of body.
A curse pronounced by ecclesiastical authority ; excommunication. Her bare
anathemas fall but like so many bruta fulmina upon the schismatical; who think
themselves shrewdly hurt, forsooth, by being cut off from the body, which they
[from body.] 1. Corporeal; containing body. What resemblance could wood or
stone bear to a spirit void of all sensible qualities, and bodily imensions? South. 2
. Relating to the body, not the mind. Of such as resorted to our Saviour Christ,
Relating to the body; belonging to the oq W. - of of lazars and weak age, Of
indigent faint souls past corporal toil, A hundred alms-houses right well supplied.
Shakspeare. Render to me some corporal sign about her, More evident than this.
[from corpo riff.] The act of giving body or palpability. To Corpo'R1 Fv.v.a. [from
corpus, Lat J . To imbody ; to inspissate into body. Not used. A certain spirituous
substance, extracted out of it, is mistaken for the spirit of the world corfor fied.
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