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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Milton's Par. Lost. The cold was very supportable; but as it changed to the
northwest, or north, it became excessively keen. Ellis's Voyage. 3. er; vehement.
Eag Never did I know A creature, that did bear the shape of man, So keen and
greedy to ...
Milton's Agonistes. 4. Idle pleasure; vanity. He never employed his omnipotence
out of levity or ostentation, but as the necessities of men required. Calamy. 5.
Trifling gaiety; want of seriousness. Our graver business frowns at this levity.
Milton. Our linguist received extraordinary rudiments towards a good education.
Addison's Spectator. Li'NGworT. n. s. An herb. Li'N1 MENT. n. s. [liniment, Fr.
linimentum, Lat.] Ointment; balsam; unent. The nostrils, and the jugular arteries, ...
Milton's Parad. Lost. A multitude like which the populous nortk Pour'd never from
her frozen loins, to pass Rhene, ... Milton. To LOTTER. v. n. [loteren, Dut..] To
linger; to spend time carelessly; to idle. Sir John, you loiter here too long, being
Milton. 2. Not rising far upwards. It became a spreading vine of low stature. Ezek.
xvii. 6. 3. Not elevated in place, or local ... Milton. Whatsoever is washed away
from them is carried down into the lower grounds, aud into the sea, and nothing is
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1832