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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Alas Alas howe dull and deffe be the eares of cruel death wnto men in misery that
would fayne dye : and yet, , refusythe to come and shutte vp theyr carefull
wepyng eyes. , Whiles that false fortune fauoryd me with her transitorye goodes,
This sage then in the starres hath spyed the - fates Threatned him death without
delay, and, sith -> He saw he could not fatall order chaunge, Foreward he prest in
battayle, that he might Mete with the rulers of the Macedons, of his right hand ...
No man has more contempt than I of kreath; But whence hast thou the pow'r to
give me death? ryden. 3. The state or power of breathing freely; opposed to the
condition in which a man is breathless and spent. At other times, he casts to sue
-Milion. 3. Barrenness: sterility. dearth of plot, and narrowness of imagination,
which may be observed in all their plays. Dryd. To DEART 'cu LATE. v. a. [de and
artirusus, Latin.] To disjoint; to dismember. Dict. DEATH. m. . [beaft, Saxon.] 1.
Executioner; hangman; headsman; he that executes the sentence of death. He's
dead; I'm only sorry He had no other deathsman. Shakspeare. As deathrmen you
have rid this sweet young prince. - Shakoeare. DE'At H wa Tch. x. s. [death and ...
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