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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Most excellent lady, no expectationin others, nor hope in himself, could # to a
higher mark, to be thought worthy to be praised by you. Sidney. His father's grave
counsellors, by whose means he had aspired to the kingdom, he cruelly tortured.
That may be thought on; what may be the subject of thought. To CO'GITATE. v. n.
[cogito, Lat.] To think. ... tillingfleet. This Descortes proves that brutes have no
cogitation, because they could never be brought to signify their thoughts by any ...
Sentiment; striking thought. Solne to conceit alone their works confine, And glitt'
ring thought, struck out at every line. Pope. 7. Fondness; favourable opinion;
opinionative pride. Since by a little studying in learning, and great conceit of
Consciousness; knowledge of our own thoughts or actions. Merit, and good
works, is the end ... Lead a life in so conscientious a probity, as in thought, word,
and deed, to make good .. character of an honest man. L'Estrange. Co N sci F^NT
She went to Pamela's chamber, meaning to i. her thoughts with the sweet
conversation of ... her sister. Sidney. What I mentioned some time ago in
conversation, was not a new thought, just then started by accident or occasion. -
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