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abdicated accessory idea Adelung adjective affection ancient anglo-saxon animals applied attached austere bankrupcy become bishop body called cause charms church Cicero conduct constitutes contemplation continuance contract crosier croud denote derived diocese disposition distinct diurnal Dryden employed english language english word epithet etymologically connected etymon expression fashion favourable feel french frequently german give gothic dialects greek grow habitual hence heresy heterodoxy hostile human humor idea common implies indolence intellect Italian Johnson language lares latin latin word less magistrate magistratu means meditate ment metaphor Milton mind moral motion nature object observation odor opposed originally Ovid participle persons phrases pleonasm praise preposition purpose Quintilian religion reverse road saxon sense sensible idea sentiment Shakspeare signifies sion smell substantive syllable synonyms synonymy term thing tion tongue tree Trusler tumulus usage verb vulgar whence whereas words describe writers
Page 51 - both to foresight and to fortitude. I could not sufficiently wonder at the intrepidity of these diminutive mortals, who durst venture to walk on my body without trembling. Swift's Gulliver. The word ' prowess' was once common to the Italian, the Spanish, the
Page 195 - The parts of human learning have reference to the three parts of man's understanding, which is the seat of learning ; history to his memory, poesy to his imagination, and philosophy to his reason. Bacon.
Page 53 - has not actually been separated. So long As he could make me with this eye or ear Distinguish him from others, he did keep The deck.
Page 28 - Austerity (says Blair) relates to the manner of living; severity, of thinking; rigour, of punishing. To austerity is opposed effeminacy: to severity, relaxation ; to rigor, clemency. A hermit is austere in his life; a casuist, severe in his
Page 107 - is in praise and commendation of men, as it is in gettings and gains ; the proverb is true, that light gains make heavy purses; for light gains
Page 223 - the wretched out, And court the offices of soft humanity ; , Like thee, reserve their raiment for the naked, Reach out their bread to feed the crying orphan, Or mix their pitying tears with those that weep!
Page 90 - The cry of Talbot serves me for a sword ; For I have loaden me with many spoils, Using no other weapon than his name.
Page 60 - whom the allegiance of an english subject is due ; and hath set up another kind of dominion, which is to all intents an abdication, or abandoning of his legal title, as fully as if it had been done by express words. " And, my lords, for these reasons the Commons do insist upon the