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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A lauer of rich mould beneath, and about this natural earth to nourish the fibres.
Evelum. The terrestrial matter is disposed into strata or layers, placed one upon
another, in like manner as any earthly sediment, settling down from a flood in
In digging new earth pour in some wine, that the vapour of the earth and wine
may comfort the spirits, provided it be not taken for a heathen sacrifice, or libation
to the earth. Bacon's Nat. Hist, 2. The wine so poured. They had no other crime to
Light is propagated from luminous bodies in time, and spends about seven or
eight minutes of an hour in passing from the sun to the earth. Norton's Opticks. 2.
State of the elements, in which things become visible: opposed to darkness.
... I am yours for ever. —Why to you now, 1've spoke to the poss. twice. - hakesp.
For lo! he sung the world's stupendous birth. Roscommon. Dryden's Albion.
Shakesp. Othello. Lo! heav'n and earth combine To blast our bold designs.
The *::: grey with age, with count'nance The wting low, His head ev'n to the earth
before the king did bow. Drayton. To Lout. v. a. This word seems in Shakespeare
to signify, to overpower. I am lowted by a traitor villain, And cannot help the ...
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Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1832