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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To plead in arrest of judgment, is to shew cause why judgment should be stayed,
though the verdict of the twelve be passed. To plead in arrest of taking the
inquest upon the former issue, is to shew cause why an inquest should not be
To urge anything upon the church, requiring thereunto that religious arrent of
christian belief, wherewith the words of the holy prophets are received, and not to
shew it in scripture ; this id the Fathers evernlore think unlawful, imPious, and ...
To take several things for granted, is hardly avoidable to any one, whose task it is
to shew the falsehood or improbability of any truth. Locke. 2. Liable to be vacated
or annulled. The charters were not avoidable for the king's nonage; and if there ...
Communicants have ever used it: and we, by the form of the very utterance, do
shew we use it as communicants. w Hooker. A constant frequenter of worship,
and a uever-failing monthly communicant. atterbury. 7% COMMU'NICATE.
There's no art To shew the mind's construction in the face. Shakspeare. The ways
were made of several layers of flat stones and flint: the construction was a little
various, according to the nature of the soil, or the materials which they found.
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