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The American Dictionary of the English Language: Based on the Conclusions of ...
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akin to Gr allied Amer ancient animal applied arch atum bear belonging bird body called cause Celt church cloth color conn consisting containing corr cover disease doublet dress earth eidos English equal fish flax flower Gael genus gether Goth Grimm's Law grow head heat horse ical inclose instrument inter iron kind land language light liquid logos manner means ment metal mind n.pl name given naut ness one's orig origin ornament pa.p pa.t perh person pertaining piece plant pr.p prefix privative prob produced pron quadruped R. A. Proctor relating resembling root round Scot ship side sound species spirit stone substance taining Teut thing throw tion tree v.t. to give v.t. to put vessel wood word
Page 149 - Equity is a roguish thing ; for law we have a measure, know what to trust to ; equity is according to the conscience of him that is Chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. 'Tis all one as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a foot...
Page 125 - Anon they move In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders...
Page 129 - An inevitable dualism bisects nature, so that each thing is a half, and suggests another thing to make it whole; as, spirit, matter; man, woman; odd, even; subjective, objective; in, out; upper, under; motion, rest; yea, nay.
Page 151 - For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy : for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
Page 225 - Three lines are in harmonical proportion, when the first is to the third, as the difference between the first and second, is to the difference between the second and third ; and the second is called a harmonic mean between the first and third. The expression 'harmonical proportion...
Page 133 - RULES to know when the Moveable Feasts and Holy-days begin. TOASTER-DAY (on which the rest depend) is always the First -*-* Sunday after the Full Moon which happens upon, or next after the Twenty-first Day of March ; and if the Full Moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter-Day is the Sunday after.
Page 149 - In my mind, he was guilty of no error, he was chargeable with no exaggeration, he was betrayed by his fancy into no metaphor, who once said, that all we see about us, Kings, Lords, and Commons, the whole machinery of the state, all the apparatus of the system, and its varied workings, end in simply bringing twelve good men into a box.
Page 160 - I can hardly agree with Webster in his definition of the expletive, and still less in the statement with which he concludes it. " The expletive," says Webster, " is a word or syllable not necessary to the sense, but inserted to fill a vacancy or for ornament. The Greek language abounds with expletives.