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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David fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption. Acts, xiii.
36. 8. To station or place privily. Lay thee an ambush for the city behind thee.
Josh. viii. 2. The wicked have laid a snare for me. Psalms. Lay not wait, O! wicked
To incrust; to cover; to decorate superficially. Wo unto him that saith to the wood,
Awake; to the dumb stone, Arise, it shall teach : behold, it is laid over with gold
and silver, and there is no breath at all in the midst of it. Hubb. ii. 19. 49. To lay
I have endeavoured, throughout this discourse, that, every former part might give
strength unto all that follow, o, latter bring some light unto all before. Hooker. We
should compare places of scripture treatin of the same point: thus one part of the
A list the cobler's temples ties, To keep the hair out of his eyes. Swift. 6. A border.
They thought it better to let them stand as a list, or marginal border, unto the Old
Testament. ooker. To List. r. n. [Lyrcan, Sax.] To chuse; to desire; to be disposed ...
The villainy of this Christian exceeded the persocution of heathens, whose
malice was never so longimanous as to reach the soul of their enemies, or to
extend unto the exile of their elysiuins. Brown. LoNG 1'METRY. m. s. [longus and
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1832