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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The absolution pronounced by a priest, whether papist or protestant, is not a
certain infalible ground to give the person, ... Though an absolutory sentence
should be pronounced in favour of the persons, upon the account of nearness of
The person that makes part of the company ; companion. Dict. fo ACCO'MPANY.
v. a. [accompagner, Fr.] To be with another as a companion. It is used both of
persons and things. Go visit her, in her chaste bower of rest, Accompany'd with ...
You read These accusations, and these grievous crimes Committed by your
person, and your followers. Shakspeare. All accusation, in the very nature of the
thing, still supposing, and being founded upon, some law: for where there is no
7. Apparition; supernatural visibility. I .. a pcrson o with the imagination of
spectres, more reasonable than one who thinks the appearance of spirits
fabulous. Addison. 3. Exhibition of the person to a court. I will not tarry; no, nor
ever more Upon ...
Suchingenious and industrious persons are delighted in searching out natural
rarities; reflecting upon the Creator of them ... frequently he that contributes to
some public charity: it is used with of, but oftener with to, before the person
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