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, Volum 2
T. Tegg, 1832
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Bacon. 4. To deprive of vegetative or other motion, or active qualities. Try with oil,
or barin of drink, so o: such things as kill not the bough, Bacon's Nat. Hist.
Catharticks of mercurials mix with all animal acids, as appears by killing it with
Bacon's Not. Hist. Assiduity in cogitation is nore than our embodied souls can
bear without lassituae or distempel. Glanville's Scepsis. She lives and breeds in
air; the largeness and lightness of her wings and tail sustain her without lassitude
Bacon's Nat. Hist. Suppose many degrees of littleness and lightness in particles,
so as many might float in the air a good while before they fell. Burnet. 2.
Inconstancy; unsteadiness. For, unto knight there is no greater shame, Than
Bacon. 7. To impregnate: applied to animals gemerating. Thus from the Tyrian o
lin'd with Jove He bore Europa, and still keeps his love. Creech. Li'N EAG E. m. s.
[linage, Fr.] Race; progeny; family, ascending or descending. Both the lineage ...
Bacon. Li'Pw is Do M. m. s. [lip and wisdom.] Wisdom in talk without practice. I
find hat all is but lipwisdom, which wants experieuce ; I now, woe is me, do try
what love can Li'QUABLE. adj. [from liquo, Lat.] Such as may be melted.
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