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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give challenges, to fight in the lists, and to perform feats of arms. In England
knighthood confers the title of sir: as, sir Thomas, sir Richard. When the name
was not known, it was usual to say sir knight. That same knight's own sword this
is of ...
Denham. I have heard a man talk with contempt of bishops leases, as on a worse
foot than the rest of his . : o * o o : o Persons of. estate, Swift. 2. Any tenure. Our
high-plac'd Macbeth Shall live the lease of nature. Shakesp. Thou to give the ...
To more than permit; to give. There's a letter. 2. A military ... Pythagoras joined
legislation to his philosophy, and, like others, pretended to iniracles and
revelations from Gow, to give a more venerable sanction to the laws he
prescribed. Littleton ...
Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for
increase: Lev. xxv. 37. They dare not give, and e'en refuse to lend, To their poor
kindred, or a wanting friend. Dryd. 2. To suffer to be used on condition that it be ...
Notwithstanding so eminent properties, whereof lessons are happily destitute; yet
lessons being free from some inconveniencies whereunto sermons are most
subject, they may, in this respect, no less take, than in other they must give the ...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1832