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, Volume 1
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1805
Addison ancient animal Arbuthnot arms Atterbury Bacon bear beat Ben Jonson blood body Boyle break breast breath Brown's Vulgar Errours called cause church Clarendon colour Corvell death derived Dict doth Dryd Dryden Dutch earth English eyes Fairy Queen fear fire French fruit give grace ground grow hand hath head heart heav'n Henry VII honour Hooker horse Hudibras kind king King Lear kyng L'Estrange language Latin live Locke lord manner ment Milton mind motion nature never noun Opticks Paradise Lost particle person plant Pope preterit prince Quincy Saxon sense Shaks Shaksp Shakspeare Shakspeare's shew Sidney signifies sometimes soul sound South Spenser spirit sweet Swift syllable Tatler thee thing thou thought Tillotson tion tongue tree unto verb virtue Waller Watts wind word
Page 12 - As one who, long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth issuing on a summer's morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound...
Page 124 - That, with the hurly," death itself awakes ? Can'st thou, O partial sleep ! give thy repose To the wet sea-boy in an hour so rude ; And in the calmest and most stillest night, With all appliances and means to boot, Deny it to a king? Then, happy low, lie down ! Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
Page 15 - But forasmuch as he had not to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made. The servant therefore fell down, and worshipped him, saying; Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.
Page 10 - The which observed, a man may prophesy With a near aim of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, which in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasure"d. Such things become the hatch and brood of time...
Page 32 - Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him ; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison. Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.