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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JMilton. Our o: fates Mix thee amongst the Bad, or make thee run Too near the
paths which virtue bids thee shun. Prior. 3. Unfortunate; unhappy. The sun his
annual course obliquely made, Good days contracted, and enlarg'd the bad.
Thou'rt so far before, The swiftest wing of recompence is slow To overtake thee.
Shakspeare. BEFo'k E H AND. adv. [from before and hand.] I. In a state of
anticipation, or preoccupation : sometimes with the particle with. Quoth Hudibras,
I am ...
Which of the Grecian chiefs consorts with thee? Dryden. '7 a Conso'RT. U. a. 1.
To join ; to mix; to marry. He, with his consorted Eve, - The story heard attentive.
Milton's Par. Lost. He begins to consort himself with men, and thinks himself one.
Why, that's my dainty: I shall miss thee; But yet thou shalt have freedom.
Shakspeare. There is a fortune coming Towards you, dainty, that will take thee
thus, And set thee aloft. Ben jonton. DATRY. n.s.. [from der, an old word for milk.
Mr. Lye.] ...
Dick, if this story pleaseth thee, Pray thank dan Pope, who told it me. Prior. 2 o',
DANCE. v. m. [danser, Fr. o Span. as some think from tanza, Arabick, a dance; as
junius, who loves to derive from Greek, thinks, from 2&nt...] To move in measure;
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