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Helen's cheeks, but not her heart, Atalanta's better part. Shakesp. The people stood at the nether part of the untouilt. Frodus. This law wanted not parts of prudent and deep foresight. for it took away occasion to pry into the king's title 7troon The citizens were for the most part slain or taken.

Knolles. Henry had divided The person of himself into four parts Daniel. These conclude that to happeu often, which happeneth but sometimes; that never, which happeneth but seldon; and that always, which "ß". for the most part. Brown. 3esides his abilities as a soldier, which were eminent, he had very great parts of breeding. being a very great scholar in the political parts of learning. Clarendon, When your judgment shall grow stronger, it will be necessary to examine, purt by part, those works which have given reputation to the masters. Druden Of heavenly part, and part of earthly blood ; A mortal woman mixing with a god. Druden. Our ideas of extension and number, do they not contain a secret relation of the purts Locke. 2. Member. He fully possessed the revelation he had received from God ; all the parts were formed, in his mind, into one harmonious body. Locke. S. Particular; distinct species. Eusebia brings them up to all kinds of labour that are proper for women, as sowing, knitting, spinning, and all other parts of housewifery. Law 4. Ingredient in a mingled mass. Many irregular and degenerate parts, by the defective oeconomy of nature, continue complicated with the blood. Blackmore. 5. That which, in division, falls to each. Go not without thy wife, but let me bear My part of danger, with an equal share. , Dryden. Hăd I been won. I had deserv'd your blame; But sure my part was nothing but the shame. - Dryden. 5. Proportional quantity. It was so strong, that never any fill’d A cup, where that was but by drops instill'd, And drunke it off; but 'twas before allaid With twenty parts in water. hapman. 7. Share ; concern. Forasmuch as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also took part of the same. Hebreurs.

Sheba said, we have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse. 2 Samuel. The ungodly made a covenant with death, because they are worthy to take part with it. . Wisdom, i. 16. Agamemnon provokes Apollo, who in he was willing to appease afterwards at , the cost of Achilles, who had no part in his fault. Pope. 8. Side; party; interest; faction; to take part, is to act in favour of another. Michael Cassio, When I have spoken of you dispraisingly Hath ta'en your part. And that he might on man He strengths his own, and §

Shuk.sp rops repose, João take. Daniel. Let not thy divine heart Forethink me any il ; Destiny may take thy part, And may thy fears fulfill. Some other pow'r Might have aspir'd, and lic, tho' mean, Drawn to his purt. Milton. Call up their eyes, and fix them on your example; that so natural ambition might take part with reason aid their interest to encourage imitation. Glanville. A brand preserv'd to warm some prince's heart, And make whole kingdoms take her brotho. all-tr.

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For Zel name's part she would have been glad of the fall, which made her bear the sweet burden of Philoclea, but that she feared she might receive some hurt Sidneu. For my part, I would entertair the legend of my love with quiet hours. Shakesp. Henry IV. For your part, it not appears to me, That you should have an inch of any ground To build a grief upon. Shuk, sp. Henry IV. For my part, I have no servile end in my labour, which may restrain or embase the freedom of my judgment. Ji otton. For my part, I think there is nothing so secret that shall not be brought to light, within the world. Burnet. 10. Particular office or character. The pneumerical part, which is in all tangible bodies, and hath some affinity with the air, performeth the parts of the air: as, when you knock upon an empty barrel, the sound is, in part, cre ated by the air in the outside, and, in part, by the air in the inside. Baron. Store of plants, the effects of nature; and where the people did their part, such increase of maize. Heylon Accuse not nature, she hath done her part ; Do thou but thine. Milton's Parudise Lost. 11. Character appropriated in a play. That part Was aptly fitted, and naturally performed. Shakespeare. Have you the lion's part written give it me, for I am slow of study. Shakesp. God is the master of the scenes: we must not chuse which part we shall act; it concerns us only to be careful that we do it well. Taylor. 12. Business; duty. Let them be so furnished and instructed for the military part, as they may defend themselves. Bacon.

13. Action ; conduct. Find him, my lord, And chide him hither straight: this part of his Conjoins with my disease. Shakesp. 14. Relation reciprocal. Inquire not whether the sacraments confer grace by their own excellency, because they, who affirm they do, require so much duty oil our parts, as they also do, who attribute the effect to our moral disposition. Taylor. }. scripture tells us the terms of this covenant of God's part and our's; tamely, that he will be our God, and we shall be his people. Tillotson. It might be deem’d, on our historian's part. Or too much negligence, or want of art, If he forgot the vast magnificence Of royal Theseus. Dryden. 15. In good part ; in ill part : as well done; as ill done.

God accepteth it in good part, at the hands of faithful men. Hooker.

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Although no man was, in our parts, spoken of but he, for his manhood ; yet, as though thereis he excelled himself, he was called the courteous An ohialus. Sidney. When be had gone over those parts, he came into Greece. Arts, xx. 2. All puris resound with tumults, plaints, and fears, And grisly death, in sundry shapes, appears. Dru. 18. For the most part. Commonly; ottener than otherwise. Of a plain and honest nature, for the most part t’ey were found to be. Heylyn. PART. adv Partly ; in some measure. For the fair kindness you have shew'd me, And part being prompted, by your present trouble, I'll lend you something. To PA Rt. v. a. 1. To divide ; to share; to distribute. All that believed, sold their goods, and partes them to all men, as every man had need. Arts, ii. Jove himself to less content wou'd be To part his throne, and share his heav'n with thee,

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2. To separate; to disunite.
Nought but death shall purt thee and me.
Ruth.
All the world,
As 'twere the bus'ness of mankind to part us,

Is arm'd against my love. **.

3. To break into pieces. Part it in pieces, and pour oil thereon. Leviticus 4. To keep asunder. In the narrow seas, that part The French and English, there miscarried A vessel of our country. Shakespears.

5. To separate combatants. Who said King John did fly, an hour or two before The stumbling night did part our weary powers. - Shaker. d. wh Jove . both . survey, l And, when he pleas'd to thunder, part the fray. P Wi

6. To secern. The liver minds his own affair,

And parts aud strains the vital juices. Prior. To PART. v. n. 1. To be separated. Powerful hands will not part Milton.

Easily from possession won with arms. 'Twas for |. much easier to subdue Those foes he fought with, than to part from you. - Dryden. 2. To quit each other. He wrung Bassanio's hand, and so they parted. Shakesp. This was the design of a people, that were at liberty to part asunder, but desired to keep in one body. Locke. What! part, for ever part? unkind Ismena: Oh! can you think that death is half so dreadful, As it would be to live without thee * Smuh. If it pleases God to restore me to my health, l shall make a third journey; if not, we must part, as all human creatures have parted. Sury;. 3. To take farewel. Ere I could Give him that parting kiss, which I had set Betwixt two charming words, comes in "... d Nuptial bow'r' by me adorn'd, from thee How shali 1 part, and whither wander? Milton. Upon his removal, they parted from him with tears in their eyes, Swift. 4. To have share. As his part is, that goeth down to the battle, se shall his part be, that tarrieth by the stuff; ...; shall part alike. Isai 5. [Partir, Fr.] To go away, ; to set out. So parted they ; the angel up to heaven

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And houses rear'st, unmindfu ndus. Lixiviate salts, though, by piercing the bodies of vegetables, they dispose them to part readily with their tincture, yet some tinctures they do act only draw out, but likewise alter. oule. The ideas of hunger and warmth are some of the first that children have, and which they scarce ever part with. Locke. What a despicable figure must mock-patriots make, who venture to be hanged for the ruin of those civil rights, which, their ancestors, rather than part with, chose to be cut to pieces in the field of battle 2 Addison's Freeholder. The good things of this world so delight in, as remember, that we are to part with them, to exchange them for more durable enjoyments. Atterburu. As for riches and power, our Saviour plainly determines, that the best way to make them filessings, is to part with them. Strift. PARTABLE. adj. [from part.] Divisible; such as may be parted. . His hot love was partable among three other of his mistresses. Camden's Remains. PAR AGE. m. s. [partage, Fr.] Divition; act of sharing or parting. A word merely French. Men have agreed to a disproportionate and untoual possession of the earth, |...}. found out a *ay, how a man may fairly possess more land, than he hit, self can use the product of, by receivong, in exchange for the overplus, gold and silver: is partuge of this gs, in an equality of private o: men have made practicable out of the ounds of society, without compact, only by putsing a value on gold and silver, and tacitly agreeing in the use of money. Locke. To PARTA'ke. r. n. Preterite I partook : participle passive, partaken [part and take ) 1. To have share of any thing; to take share with : it is commonly used with of before the thing shared. Locke uses it with in. Partak, and use my kingdom as your own, ** shall he yours while I command the crown. Druden.

How far brutes partake in this faculty is not easy to deteriuine. Locke.

Truth and falsehood have no other trial but *** and proof, which they made use of to make "ins: Ives knowing, and so must others too, that - *:: Portake in their knowledge. Locke. * To participate; to have something of to property, nature, claim, or right. he attorney of the duchy of Lancaster par* partly of a judge, and partly of an attorneyorral. Bacon. * 'to be admitted to ; not to be excluded. You may partake of any thing we say; *... speak to treason. Shakesp. Richard III. * To combine; to unite in some bad de. *gn. A juridical sense. ** it prevents factions and partakings, so it ** the rule and administration of the laws uniłłorin Hale.

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tion to. )bsolete. My friend, hight Philemon, I did partake Qf all my love, and all my privity, Who greatly joyous seemed for my sake. Spenser. Your exultation partake to every one. Shakesp. PAR ra'KER. n.s. (from partake.] 1. A partner in possessions; a sharer of any thing; an associate with: commonly with of before the thing partaken.

They whom earnest lets hinder from being partakers of the whole, have yet, through length of divine service, opportunity for access unto, some reasonable part thereof. Hooker Didst thou Make us partakers of a little gain ; That now our loss might be ten times as much 2 Shakesp. With such she must return at setting light, Tho' not partaler, witness of their night. Prior. His bitterest enemies were partakers of his kind. ness, and he still continued to entreat them to accept of life from him, and, with tears, bewailed their infidelity. . Calamy. 2. Sometimes with in before the thing partaken: perhaps of is best before a thing, and in before an action. Wish me partaker in thy happiness, When thou do'st meet good lap Shakesp. If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets. Matthew. 3. Accomplice; associate. Thou consentedst, and hast been partal cr with adulterers. Psalms.

He took upon him the person of the duke of

York, and drew with him complices and partakers. Bacon. PA'RTER. m. s. [from part.] One that parts or separates. The parter of the fray was night, which, with her black arius, pulled their malicious sights one from the other. Sidney.

PA'RTERRE. m. s. [parterre, Fr.] A level division of ground, that, for the most part, faces the south and best front of an house, and is furnished with greens and flowers. Miller. There are as many kinds of gardening, as of poetry , your makers of parterres and flower gardens are epigrammatists and sonneteers. Spectator. The vast parterres a thousand hands shall make ; Lo! Cobham comes, and floats them with a lake.

r Pope. PA'RTIAL. adj [partial, Fr.] 1. Inclined antecedently to favour one party in a cause, or one side of the ques. tion more than the other. Ye have not kept my ways, but have been partial in the law. Malachi, ii. 9. Self-love will make men partial to themselves and friends, and ill-nature, passion, and revenge will carry them too far in punishing others; and hence God hath appointed governments to restrain the partiality and violence of men. Locke. 2. Inclined to favour without reason: with to before the part favoured. Thus kings heretofore who showed themselves partial to a party, had the service only of the worst part of their people. Davenant. Authors are partial to their wit, 'tis true, But are uot criticks to their judgment too?

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In these, one may be sincerer to a reasonable friend, than to a fond and partial parent. Pope. 3. Affecting only one part; subsisting only in a part; not general; not universal; not total. If we compare these partial dissolutions of the earth with an universal dissolution, we may a: easily conceive an universal deluge from an universal dissolution, as a partial deluge from a partial. Burmet's Theoris. That which weakens religion, wi at length destroy it; for the weakening of a thius is only a

partial destruction of it. South. All discord, harmony, not understood; All partial evil, universal good. Pope.

PARTIA'lity. m. s. [partialité, Fr. from partial.] Unequal state of the judgment and favour of one above the other, without just reason. Then would the Irish party cry out partitle. and complain he is not used as a subject, he is not suffered to have the free benefit of the law. Spenser. Partialitu is properly the understanding's !". ing according to the inclination of the will and affections, and not accordin- to the exact truth of things, or the merits of the cause. South's Sermons. As there is a partialitu to opinions, which is apt to mislead the understanding ; so there is also a artiality to studies, which is prejudicial to knowedge. .ocke. To PARTIA'Lizz. v. a. [ partialiser, Fr. from partial.] To make partial. A word, perhaps, peculiar to Shakespeare, and not unworthy of general use. Such neighbour neariness to our sacred blood Should nothing privilege him, nor partialize Th'unstooping firmness of my upright soul. Shakesp. PA'RTI ALLY adv. [from partial.] 1. With unjust favour or dislike 2. In part; not totally. That stole into a total verity, which was but partiallu true in its covert sense. Brown. The message he brought opened a clear prospect of eternal salvation, which had beel, but obscurely and partially figured in the shadows of the law. Rogers. PAR ribi'Lity. m. s. [from [partible.] Divisibility; separability. PA'R ible. adj. [from part.) Divisible; separable. lake the moulds partible, glued or cemented together that you may open them, when you take out the fruit. Pacon. The same body, in one circumstance, is more weighty, and, in another, is more partible. Digby. PART1'cipABLE. adj. [from participate.]

Such as may be shared or partaken. Plato, by his ideas, means only , the divine essence with t is connotation, as it is variously initable or participable by created being .. Norris's Miscellanies. PAR ti'cipANT. adj. [ participant, Fr. from participate.] Sharing; having share or part: with of. During the parliament, he published his proclamation, offering pardon to as such as had taken arms, or been participant of any attempts against him ; so as they submitted themselves. Bacon The prince saw he should confer with one participant of more than monkish speculations. Wotton. lf any [.. of my body be so mortified, as it becomes like a rotten branch of a tree, it putrefies, and is not participant of influence Serived from my soul, because it is now no longer in it to quickci, - Hale

it. To PARti'cipATE. v. n. [participa, Lat.

participer, Fr.]

1. To partake: to have share,

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part of something. All things seek the highest, and cover more or less the participation of God himself. Hooker. Those deities are so by participation, and subordinate to the supreme. Stilling fleet. What an honour, that God should admit us into such a blessed participation of himself? Atterbury. Convince them, that brutes have the least participation of thought, and they retract. Bentleu. Your genius should mount above that mist, in which its participation and neighbourhood with earth long involved it. Pope. 3. Distribution; division into shares. It sufficeth not, that the country hath wherewith to sustain even more than live upon it, if means be wanting whereby to drive convenient participation of the general store into a great number of well-deservers. Raleigh.

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The God of nature did his soul inspire. Dryden.
Curious wits,
With rapture, with astonishment reflect
On the small size of atoms, which unite
To make the smallest particle of light. Blackm.

It is not impossible, but that microscopes may, at length, be improves to the discovery of the particles of bodies, oil which their colours depend. Newton's Opticks Blest with more particles of heav'nly flame Granville. 2. A word unvaried by inflexion. Till Arianism had made it a matter of sharpness and subtilty of wit to be a sound believing Christian, men were not curious what syllables or particles of speech they used. Hooker. The Latin varies the signification of veths and nouns, not as the laudern languages, by particles prefixed, but by changing the last syllables. Locke. Particles are the words, whereby the mind signifies what connection it gives to the several affirmations and negations that it unites in one cooltinued reasoning or narration. Locke. In the Hebrew tongue, there is a particle, consisting but of one single letter, of which there are reckoned up above fifty several significations. Locke. PA'Rticula R. adj. [ particulier, Fr.] 1. Relating to single persons; not general. He, as well with general orations, as particular dealing with men .# most credit, made thern see how necessary it was. Sidney. As well for particular application to special occasions, as also in other manifold respects, infinite treasures of wisdom are abundantly to be found in the holy scripture. Hooker.

2. Individual; one distinct from others. Wher s... rer one plant draweth such a particular juice out of the earth, as it qualifieth the earth, so as that juice, which remailieth, is fit for the other plant; there the neighbourhood doth go;(i. Bacon. This is true of actions considered in their general nature or kind, but not considered in their particular individual instances. South Artists, who propose only the imitation of such a particular person, without election of ideas, have often been reproached for that omission. Dryden. 3. Noting properties or things peculiar. Of this prince there is little particular memory ; only that he was very studious and learned; Racon. 4. Attentive to things single and distinct. I have been particular in exami..jug the reason of children's inheriting the property of their fathers, because it will give us farther light in the inheritance of power. Locke.

5. Single; not general; one among many. Rather performing his general commandment, which had ever been, to embrace virtue, than any new particular, sprung out of passion, and contra'; 2 the former. Sidney.

6. Odd ; having something that eminently distinguishes him from others. This to commonly used in a sense of contempt.

PA'RTICULAR. m. s. 1. A single instance; a single point. I must reserve some particulars, which it is no: lawful for me to reveal. Bacon Those notions are universal, and what is un: versal must needs proceed from son:e universa’ constant principle ; the same in all particulars which can be nothing else but Lunnan nature. South. Having the idea of an elephant or an angle in my mind, the first and uatural enquiry is, whether such, a thing does exist? and this knowledge is only of particulars. Locke. The master could hardly sit on his horse for laughing, all the while he was giving me the particulars of this story. Attilison. Vespasian be resembled in many particulars. - - - Swift. 2. Individual; private person. It is the greatest interest of particulars, to advance the good of the community. L'Estrange.

3. Private interest. Our wisdom must be such, as doth not propose to itself to 3.3 our own particular, the partial and in moderate desire whereof poisoneth where soever it taketh place ; but the scope and u:ark, which we are to aid at, is the publick and common good. Hooker. They apply their minds even with hearty affection and zeal, at the least, unto those braiches of publick prayer, wherein their own particular is moved. Hooker. His general lov’d him

In a most dear particular, Shakespeare. We are likewise to give thanks for temporal blessings, whether such as concern the publick, as the prosperity of the church, or nation, and all remarkable deliverances afforded to either ;

or else such as coicern our particular. Duty of Man.

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open to, with the like particularities only to be met with on medals, are certainly not a little pleasing. Addison. 4. Something belonging to single persons. Zet the general trumpet blow ... Particularities and petty sounds To cease. - Shakesp. Henry VI. 5. Something peculiar. I saw an old heathen altar, with this particularity, that it was hollowed like a dish at one end ; but not the end on which the sacrifice was laid. Addison on Italy. He applied himself to the coquette's heart; there occurred many particularities in this dissection. Addison To PART1'cularize. v. a. [particula. riser, Fr. from particular.] To mention distinctly; to detail; to shew minutely. The leanness that afflicts us, is an inventory to particularize their abundance. Shakesp. Coriolanus. He not only boasts of his parentage as an Israelite, but particularizes his descent from Benjamin. Atterburu. PART1'cul ARLY. adv. [from particu tar.] Distinctly; singly; not universally. Providence, that universally casts its eye over all the creation, is yet pleased more particularly to fasten it upon some. South's Sermons. 2. In an extraordinary degree. This exact propriety of Virgil, I particularly regarded as a great part of his character. Druden. With the flower and the leas, I was so particularly pleased, both for the invention and the noral, that I commend it to the reader. Dryden. To PART1'culat E. v. a. [from purticular.] To make mention singly. Obsolete. 1 may not particulate of Alexander Hales, the irrefragable doctor. Camden's Remains. PA'Rtis A.N. m. s. [pertuisan, Fr.] 1. A kind of pike or halberd. Let us Find out the prettiest dazied plot we can, And make him with our pikes and partisans rave. Shakesp. Hamlet. Shall I strike at it with my partisan 2 - Shakespeare. 2. [From parti, Fr.] An adherent to a faction. Some of these partisans concluded, the government had hired men to be bound and pinioned. Addison. I would be glad any partisan would help me to a tolerable reason, that, because Clodius and Curio agree with me in a few singular notions, I Inust blindly follow them in all. Swift. 3. The commander of a party detached from the main body upon some sudden excursion. 4. A commander's leading staff. Ainsw. PARti'Tio N. m. s. [partition, Fr. partitio, Lat.] 1. The act of dividing; a state of being

divided. We grew together, Like to a double cherry, seeming parted, But yet an union in partition. Shakesp. 2. Division; separation; distinction.

We have, in this respect, our churches divided by certain partition, although not so many in number as theirs. Hooker.

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Can we not

Partition make with spectacles so precious
*Twixt fair and foul ? Shakesp. Cymbeline.

We shall be winnow'd with so rough a wind, That ev'n our corn shall seem as light as chaff, And good from bad find no partition. Shakesp.

The day, month, and year, measured by them, are used as standard measures, as likely others arbitrarily deduced from them by partition or collection. Holder on Time,

3. Part divided from the rest; separate

Lodg'd in a small partition ; and the rest Ordain'd for uses to his Lord best known. Milton.

4. That by which different parts are se

parated. It doth not follow, that God, without respect, doth teach us to erect between us and them a partition wall of difference, in such things indifferent as have been disputed of. ooker. Make partitions of wood in a hogshead, with holes in them, and mark the difference of their sound from that of an hogshead without such partitions. Bacon. Partition firm and sure, The waters underueath from those above Dividing. Milton's Par. Lost. Enclosures our factions have made in the church, become a great partition wall to keep others out of it. Decay of Piety. At one end of it is a great partition, designed for an opera. Addison. The partition between good and evil is broken down ; where one sin has entered, legions will force their way. Iłogers.

5. Part where separation is made. The mound was newly made; no sight could pass

Betwixt the nice partitions of the grass, Dryden.

The well united sods so closely lay. To PART1'tion. v. a. To divide into distinct parts.

The sides are uniform without, though severally partitioned within. Bacon.

PA'RTLET. m. s. A name given to a hen; the original signification being a ruff or band, or covering for the neck. Hammer. Thou dotard, thou art woman tir'd ; unroosted By thy dame partlet here. Shakesp. Tir'd with pinn'd ruffs, and fans, and partlet strips. Hall. Wine partlet was the sovereign of his heart; He feather'd her. Dryden's Fables.

PA'RTLY. adr. [from part.] In some measure; in some degree; in part. That part, which, since the coming of Christ, partly hath embraced, and partly shall hereafter embrace the Christian religion, we term, as by a more proper name, the church of Christ. Hooker. They thought it reasonable to do all possible honour to their memories ; partly that others might he encouraged to the same patience and fortitude, and partly that virtue, even in this world, might not lose its reward. Welson. The inhabitants of Naples have been always very notorious for leading a life of laziness and pleasure, which I take to arise out of the wonderful plenty of their country, that does not make labour so necessary to them, and partly out of the temper of their climate, that relaxes the fibres of their bodies, and disposes the people to such an idle indolent humour. Addison on Italy.

PA'RTNER. m. s. [from part.] 1. Partaker; sharer; one who has part in any thing ; associate. My noble partner You greet with present grace. Shakesp. Macbeth. Those of the race of Sem were no partners in the unbelieving work of the tower. taleigh's Hist. To undergo Myself the total crime; or to accuse My other self, the partner of my life. Milton. Sapor, king of Persia, had an heaven of glass, which sitting in his estate, he trod upon, calling himself brother to the sun and moon, and partner with the stars. Peacham. The soul continues in her action, till her partner is again qualified to bear her company. Addison.

2. One who dances with another. Lead in your ladies every one; sweet partner, I must not yet forsake you. Shakesp. Henry VIII. To PA'RTNER. v. a. [from the noun..] To join; to associate with a partner.

A lady who So fair, and fastem'd to an empery, Would make the great'st king double to be partmer'd

With tomboys, hired with self-exhibition,
Which your own coffers yield. Shakesp.

PA'RTNERSHIP. m. s. [from partner.] 1. Joint interest or property. He does possession keep And is too wise to hazard partnership. - - Dryden 2. The union of two or more in the same trade. 'Tis a necessary rule in alliances, partnerships, and all manner of civil dealings, to have a strict regard to the disposition of those we have to do withal. - L'Estrange. PART.o'ok. Preterite of partake. PA'RTRIDGE. m. s. [peraria, Fr. portris, Welsh; perdir, Lat J A bird of game. The king is come out to seek a flea, as when one doth hunt a partridge in the mountains. 1 Samuel, xxvi. 20. PARTU'RIENT. adj. [ parturiens, Lat.] About to bring forth. PARTURI'tion. m. s. [from parturio, Lat.] The state of being about to bring forth. "

Conformation of parts is required, not only under the previous conditions of birth, but also unto the parturition or very birth. Brown.

PA'RTY. m. s. [partić, Fr.] 1. A number of persons confederated by similarity of designs or opinions in op position to others; a faction. When any of these combatants strips his terms

of ambiguity, I shall think him a champion for truth, and not the slave of vain glory and a }. ke.

This account of party patches will appear inprobable to those who iive at a distance from the fashionable world. Addison. Party writers are so sensible of the secret virtue of an innuendo, that they never mention the q-a at length. Spectator. This party rage in women only serves to aggravate animosities that reign among them. Addison. As he never leads the conversation into the violence and rage of party disputes, 1 listened to him with pleasure. Tatler. Division between those of the same party exposes them to their enemies. 'ope. The most violent party men are such, as, in the conduct of their lives, have discovered least sense of religion or morality. Swift. 2. One of two litigants. * When you are hearing a matter between part, and partil, if pinched with the cholick, you make faces like mummers, and dismiss the controversy more entangled by your hearing: all the peace you make in their cause, is *i; both parties

o naves. Shakesp. The cause of both partics shall come before the judges. Euodus.

If a bishop be a party to a suit, and excommunicates his adversary; such excommunication shall not bar his adversary from his action. Ayliffe. 3. One concerned in any affair. The child was prisoner to the womb, and is Freed and enfranchis'd ; not a party to The anger of the king, nor guilty of

The trespass of the queen. Shakespeare. ... I do suspect this irash To be a party in this injury. Shakesp.

4. Side; persons engaged against each other. Our foes, compell'd by need, have peace em. brac'd ; Druden. The peace, both parties want, is like to last. Dryd. 5. Cause ; side.

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Let me extol a cat, on oysters fed, I'll have a partu at the Bedford-head. Pope. If the clergy would a little study the arts of conversation, they might be welcome at every party, where there was the least regard for politeness or good sense: Strift 7. Particular person ; a person distinct from, or opposed to, another. As she paced on, she was stopped with a number of trees, so thickly placed together that she was afraid she should, with rushing through, stop the speech of the amentable party, which she was so do sirous to understand. Sidney The minister of justice may, for public example, virtuously will the execution of that purtu, whose pardon another, for cousanguinity's sake, as virtuously may desire. Hooker. If the jury, found, that the party slain was of English race, it had been adjudged felony. Davies. How shall this be compast? canst thou bring me to the partu ? Shakesp Tempest. The smoke received into the nostril, causes the party to lie as if he were drunk. The imagination of the partu to be cured, is not needful to concur; for it imay be done without the knowledge of the party wounded Bacon. He that confesses his sin, and prays for pardon, hath punished his fault: and then there is nothing left to be done by the offended party, but to return to charity. Tautor. Though there is a real difference between one man and another, yet the party who has the advantage usually magnifies the inequality, Collier. 8. A detachment of soldiers: as, he com. manded the pay ty sent thither. PARTY-colou RED. adj [ party and

colour, d.] Having diversity of colours. - The fulsome eves, Then conceiving, did, in yeahing time, Fall partu-colour'd lambs. Shakesp. The leopard was valuing himself upon the lustre of his purty coloured skin. L'Estrange. - - From one father both, Both girt with gold, and clad in party-colour'd cloth. Druden. Constrain'd him in a bird, and made him ty With party-colour'd plumes a chattering pie. Druden 1 looked with as much pleasure upon the little party-coloured assembly, as upon a bed of tulips. - - Addison's Spectator. Nor is it hard to beautify each month W th files of partu-colour'd fruits. Philips Four knaves in garb succinct, a trusty band, And Party-colour'd troops, a shining train, Draw forth to combat on the velvet plain. Pope. J'ARTY-J U R Y. m. s. [In law.] A jury in some trials, half foreigners and half natives. PARTY-MAN. m. s. [party and man.] A factious person; an abettor of a party. PA'RTY-wai. L. m. s. [ party and wall. \\ all that separates one house from the next. 'Tis an ill custom amoug bricklayers to work up a whole story of the purty-walls, before they work up the fronts. Molon. [Fr. A

P.1' RVHS. m. s. church or church-porch: applied to the mootings or law-disputes among young students in the inns of courts, and also to that disputation at Oxford, called disputatio in parris. Bailey.

*As a viru Dr. m. s. [from parrus, Lat] Littleness; minuteness. Not used.

The little ones of parvitude cannot reach to the •ame floor with them Glanville. PAR vity. m. s. [from parrus, Lat.] Littheness; minuteness. Not used. What are these for fineness and parvity, to those minute animalcula discovered in pepper". uy.

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1. To go; to move from one place to another; to be progressive. Commonly with some particle. Tell him his long trouble is passing Out of this world. Shakesp. 17, nry VIII. If I have found favour in thy sight, pass not away from thy servant. (; contsis. While my Llory loss to by, I will put the in a clist of the rock, and will cover thoe, while l pass u. Findus, xxxiii. 22 Thus will I cut off him that passeth ont, and him that returneth. I tekiel, xxxv. 7. This heap and this pillar he witness, that I will not pass over to thee, and that thou shall not pass over it and this pillar unto me for harm. Genesis. An idea of motion not passing on, is not better than idea of motion at rest. Locke. Hee, less of those cares, with anguish stung, He felt their fleeces as they pass'd along. °ope. If the cause be visible, we stop at the instrument, and seldom pass on to him that directed it. Isake's Preparation for Death. 2. To go; to make away. Her face, her hands were torn With passing through the brakes. Dryden. 3. To make a change from one thing to

another. Others dissatisfied with what they have, and not trusting to those innoeent ways of getting more, fall to others, and pass from just to unjust. Temple. 4. To vanish; to be lost. Trust not too much to that enchanting face; Beauty's a charm, but soon the charm will pass. Dryden. 5. To be spent; to go away progressively. The time, when the thing existed, is the idea of that space of duration, which so between some fixed period and the being of that thing. Locle. We see. 'that one who fixes his thoughts very intently on one thing, so as to take but little notice of the succession of ideas that pass in his mind,

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13. 6. To be at an end; to be over.

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Inflammations are translated fom other parts to the lungs; a pleurisy easily pass th into a peripneumony Arbuthnot. Obsolete. Why this passes, Mr. Ford —you are not to go loose any longer, you must be pinioned. - Shakesp. 10. To be in any state. I will cause you to pass under the rod. and 1 will bring you into the bond of the covenant. Hzekiel, Xx. 37. | 1. To be enacted. Many of the nobility spoke in parliament against those things which were most grateful to his majesty, and which still passed, no withstan ling their contradiction. Clarendon. Neither of these bills have yet passed the house of commons, and some think they may be “jected. Swift. 12. To be effected: to exist. Unless this may be thought a noun with the articles suppressed, and be explained thus: it came to the pass that. I have heard it enquired, how it might he brought to so that the church should every where have able preachers to instruct the people. Hooker. When the case required di-sinulation if they nsed it, it came to pass that the for in r , pinion of their good faith made them alumost invisible. ro. '. To gain reception; to become current: as, this money will not pass. That trick, said she, will not pass twice. Hudib. Though frauds may pass upon men, they are as open as the light to him that searcheth the heart. 1. Estrange. Their excellencies will not pass for such in the opinion of the learned, but only as things which have less of error in them. Dryden. False eloquence passeth only where true is not understood, and no body will commend bad writers, that is acquainted with good. Fo on the Classicks. The grossest suppositions pass upon them, that the will Irish were taken in toyls; but that, in some time, they would grow tame. Strift, 14. To be practised artfully or successfully. This practice hath most shrewdly past upon thee; But when we know the grounds and authors of it, Thou shalt be both the plaintins and the judge. Shakesp.

15. To be regarded as good or ill. He rejected the authority of councils, and so do all the r formed ; so that this won't puss for a fault in h in, till 'tis proved one in us. Atterbury. 16. To occur; to be transacted. If we would judge of the nature of spirits, we must have recourse to our own conscious' ess of what passes within our own mind. Watts. 17. To be done. Zeal may be let loose in matters of direct duty. as in prayers, provided that no indi:ect act pass upon them to defile the in. Taylor. 18. To heed ; to regard. Not in use. As for these silken-coated slaves, 1 pass not ; It is to you, good people, that I speak, O'er whom, in time to come, I hope to reign. - Shakesp 19. To determine finally; to judge capi. tally.

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