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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parts, all sense is lost, and therefore no images can be painted upon them ;
whereby the eyes continually rolling round, ... this depends upon a removal of the
stagnations in the extremities of those arteries which run over the bottom of the
While on sweet grassherboating chargédoeslie, Our happy lover feeds upon her
eye. Roscommon, What buil dares ... scandal on the sun. L'Etrange. His bizar
eyes ran in gutters to his chin; His beard was stubble, and his cheeks were thin.
Something to mislead the eye, or the understanding. - These discourses set an o
between his commands and decrees; maki for the execution of the other. Decay
of Piety. To BL 1'N D Fol. D. v. a. [from blind and fold.] To hinder from seeing, ...
C A S crossed arms, and sometimes eart up eyes, she thought to have an
excellent grace. Sidney. As he past along, How earnestly he cast his eyes upon
me! Shah. Begin, auspicious boy, to cast about Thy infant eyes, and, with a smile,
They smote the glistering armies, as they stand, With quivering beams, which daz
'd the wond'ring eye. Fairfax. Poor human ... Fears use to be represented in such
an imaginary fashion, as they rather dazzle men's eyes than open them. Bacon.
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