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2. A charge of falsehood : to give the lie,' 9. To be placed or situate, with respect is a formulary phrase.

to something else. That lie shall lye so heavy on my sword,

Deserts, where there lay no way.. Wisdom. That it shall render vengeance and revenge;

I Hy Till thou the lie giver, and that lie, rest

To those happy climes that lie lo earth as quiet as thy father's skull . Shakspeare. Where day never shuts his eye,

Milton. It is a contradiction to suppose, that whole na- There lies our way, and that our passage home. tions of men should unanimously give the lie to

Dryden. what, by the most invincible evidence, every one Envy lies between beings equal in nature, of them knew to be true.

Locke. though unequal in circumstances. Collier of Envy. Men will give their own experience the lie, The business of a tutor, rightly employed, lies rather than admit of any thing disagreeing with

out of the road.

Locke on Education. these tenets.

Locke.

What lies beyond our positive idea towards in3. A fiction. This sense is ludicrous. finity, lies in obscurity, and has the undetermiThe cock and fox, the fool and knave imply;

nate confusion of a negative idea. Locke. The truth is moral, though the tale a lie. 10. To press upon afflictively.

Dryden. Thy wrath lieth hard upon me, and thou hast To Lib. v. n. [leogan, Saxon ; liegen,

afflicted me with all thy waves.

Psalms.

He that commits a sin shall find Dutch. ]

The pressing guilt lie heavy on his mind, 1. To utter criminal falsehood.

Though bribes or taveur shall assert his cause. I know not where he lodges; and for me to

Creeche devise a lodging, and say, He lies here, or he Shew the power of religion, in abating that lies there, were to lie in mine own throat. particular anguish which seems to lie so heavy

Sbakspeare.
on Leonora.

Addison. If a soul lye unto his neighbour in that which II. To be troublesome or tedious. was delivered him to keep, he shall restore that Suppose kings, besides the entertainment of which was delivered.

Leviticus. luxury, should have spent their time, at least Should I lge against my right? Job. what lay upon their hands, in chemistry, it can2. To exhibit false representation.

not be denied but princes may pass their time Inform us, will the emp'ror treat?

advantageously that way:

Temples Or do the prints and papers lie? Swift. I would recommend the studies of knowledge

to the female world, that they may not be at a TO LIE. V.n. pret. I lay ; I have lain or

loss how to employ those hours that lie upon lien. (liegan, Saxon ; liggen, Dutch.]

their hands.

Addison's Guardian. 1. To rest horizontally, or with very great 12. To be judicially imputed. inclination against something else.

If he should intend his voyage towards my 2. To rest; to press upon.

wife, I would turn her loose to him; and what Death lies on her like an untimely show'r he gets more of her than sharp words, let it lie Upon the sweetest flow'r of all the field. Shaksp. on my head.

Sbakspeare. Lie heavy on him, earth, for he

13. To be in any particular state. Laid many a heavy load on thee.

If money go before, all ways do lie open.
Epitaph on Vanburgb.

Shakspeare. 3. To be reposited in the grave.

The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man All the kings of the nations lie in glory, every

ceaseth.

Isaiah.. one in his own house.

Isaiab. The seventh year thou shalt let it rest and lic I will lie with my fathers, and thou shalt car- still. ry me out of Egypt, and bury me in your bury

Do not think that the knowledge of any paring-place.

Genesis. ticular subject cannot be improved, merely be. 4. To be in a state of decumbiture.

cause it has lain without improvement. W'atts, How many good young princes would do so; 14. To be in a state of concealment. their fathers lying so sick as yours at this time Many things in them lie concealed to us, is?

Sbakspeare. which they who were concerned understood at My little daughter lieth at the point of death;

first sight.

Locke. I pray thee come and lay thy hands on her, that 15. To be in prison. she may be healed.

Mark. Your imprisonment shall not be long; 3. To pass the time of sleep.

I will deliver you, or else lie for you. Shaksp. The watchful traveller,

16. To be in a bad state. That by the moon's mistaken light did rise,

Why will you lie pining and pinching yourself Lay down again, and clos'd his weary eyes. in such a lonesome, starving course of life? Dryden.

L'Estrange. Forlorn he must, and persecuted fie;

The generality of mankind lie pecking at one Climb the steep mountain, in the cavern lie. another, till one by one they are all torn to

Prior. pieces.

L'Estrange's Fables. 6. To be laid up or reposited.

Are the gods to do your drudgery, and you lio I have seen, where copperas is made, great

bellowing with your finger in your mouth? variety of them, divers of which I have yet ly

L'Estrange. ing by me.

Boyle. 17. To be in a helpless or exposed state. 7. To remain fixed.

To see a hated person superior, and to lie un

der che anguish of a disadvantage, is far enough The Spaniards have but one temptation to

from diversion.

Cellier. quarrel with us, the recovering of Jamaica, for

It is but a very small comfort, that a plain that has ever lien at their hearts. Temple.

man, lying under a sharp fit of the stone for a 8. To reside.

week, receives from this fine sentence. Tillotson. Ir thou doest well, shalt thou not be accept- As a man should always be upon his guard ed? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the against the vices to which he is most exposed, so door.

Genesis, we should take a more than ordinary care not

Exo 'us,

to lie at the mercy of the weather in our moral These are not places merely of favour, the conduct.

Addison. charge of souls, dies upon them; the greatest ac. The maintenance of the clergy is precarious, count whereof will be required at their hands. and collected from a most miserable race of far

Bacon. mers, at whose mercy every minister lies to be It should lie upon him to make out how mate defrauded.

Swift. ter, by undirected motion, could at first neces18. To consist.

sarily fall, without ever erring or miscarryirs, The image of it gives me content already;

into such a curious formation of human bodies. and I trust it will grow to a most prosperous per

Bentley's Sermons. fection.

29, To Lit with. To conversé in bed. -It lies much in your holding up.

Sbaksp.

Pardon me, Bassanio, He that thinks that diversion may not lie in

For by this ring she lay with me. Sbakspeare. hard labour, forgets the early rising, and hard 30. It may be observed of this word in riding of huntsmen.

Locke.

general, that it commonly implies some19. To be in the power; to belong to.

thing of sluggishness, inaction, or Do'st thou endeavour, as much as in thee lies,

steadiriess, applied to persons; and some to preserve the lives of all men ? Duppa. He shews himself very malicious if he knows

gravity or permanency of condition, apI deserve credit, and yet goes about to blast it,

plied to things. as much as in hin lies. Stilling Pieet on Idolatry. Lief. adj. [lecf, Saxon ; lief, Dute'n. ] Mars is the warrior's god; in him it lies

Dear; beloved. Obsolete, On whom he tavours to conier the prize.

My liefesi lord she thu, begin! } ini's

Dryden. For he was flesh; all nesh duin dia iny 20. To be valid in a court of judicature :

;c as, an action lieth gainst one.

You, with the rest, 21. [c cost; as, it tics me in more mo.

Causeless have laid disgracisco de 1871;

And with your best endeavour late.zind up ney.

My liefist liege to be mine enemy. Soudspeak??. 12. To Lie at. To importune; to tease. LIEF. adv. Willingly: now used on y 23. unle by. To rest; to remain still. in familiar speech. Every thing that heard him play,

If I could speak so wisely under an arrest, I Ev'n the billows of the sea,

would send for certain of iny creditors; and yet Hung their heads, and then lay by;

to say the truth, I had as lief have the foppery of In sweet musick is such art,

freedom, as the morality of imprisonment. Killing care, and grief of heart,

Shakspeare. Fali asiccj', or hearing die. Sbakspeare. Liege. adj. [lige, Fr. ligio, Italian ; ligius, 34. To LIE down. 10 rest; to go jato a

low Latin.] state of repose. The leopard shall lie down with the kid.

1. Bound by some feudal tenure; sub. Isaiab.

ject: whence liegeman for subject. The needy shall lie down in safety. Isiiab. 2. Sovereign.. [This signification seems 25. T. LIE down. To sink into the grave. to have accidentally risen from the for

His bones are full of the sin of his youth, mer, the lord of litge men, being by miswhich shall lie down with him in the dust. Job. take called liege lord.] 26. To lie in. To be in childbed.

Did not the whole realm acknowledge Henry As for all other good women that love to do VIII. ior their king and liege lord ? Spenser. but litele work, how handsome it is to lie in and

My lady licge, said he, sleep, or to louse themselves in the sunshine, What all your sex desire is sovereiguty. Dryder. they that have been but a while in Ireland can So much of it as is founded on the law of nawell witness.

Sprnser. ture, may be stiled natural religion; that is to You confine yourself most unreasonably, say, a devotedness unto God our liere lord, so as Come; you must go visit the lady that lies in. to act in all things according to his will. Shakspeare.

Grow's Coszograpbg. She had lain in, and her right breast had been LIEGE. n. S. Sovereign; superiour lord : apostemated.

Wiseman's Surgery: The doctor has practised by sea and land, and

scarcely in use. therefore cures the green sickness and lyings ir.

O pardon me, my liege! but for

I had forestali'd this dear and deep rebuke.

Spectator. When Florimel design'd to lie privately in;

Sbakspeara She chose with such prudence her pangs to con

The other part reserv'd I by consent, ceal,

For that my sovereign liege was in my debt. ' That her nurse, nay her midwife, scarce heard

Sbakspeare.

The natives, dubious whom her once squeal.

Prior. Hysterical affections are contracted by acci

They must obey, in consternation wait dents in lying in,

Till rigid conquest will pronounce their liegt. Arbuthnot on Diet.

Pilips. 27. To Lie under. To be subject to ; to be oppresseci by.

Li'EGEMAN. 12. s. [from liege and man.] A

A subject. Not in use. generous person will lie under a great disad

This liegeman'gan to wax more bold, vantage.

Smalridge's Sermons. This mistake never ought to be imputed to

And when he felt the folly of his lord, Dryder, but to those who suffered so 'noble a

In bis own kind, he 'gan himself unfold. Spensen gepius to lie under necessity.

Sith then the ancestors of those that now live, Europe lay then under a deep lethargy, and

yielded themselves then subjects and liegemen, was no otherwise to be rescued but by one that

shall it not tye their children to the same subwould cry mightily.

Atterbury.
jection?

Spenser on Ireland, 28. To Lie upon. To become the matter

Stand, ho! who is there? of obligation or duty.

-Friends to this ground, and licgemen to the
Dane.

Sbakspearea

my tears

Pope.

L'EGER. 7.s. (more properly legier, or 1. In war, one who holds the next rank to leger.] A resident ambassadour. a superiour of any denomination; as, a His passions and his fears

general has his licutenant general, a Lie liegers for you in his breast, and there colonel his lieutenant colonel, and a capNegotiate your affairs.

Derbam's Sophy.

tain simply his lieutenant. Li'en. The participle of lie.

It were meet that such captains only were One of the people might lightly have lien with

employed as have formerly served in that counthy wife.

Genesis.

try, and been at least lieutenants there. LIENTE RIC8. adj. (from lientery.) Per

Spenser on Ireland. taining to a lientery.

According to military custom the place was There are many medicinal preparations of

good, and the lieutenant of the colonel's compairon, but done equal to the tincture made with

ny might well pretend to the next vacant capo out acids; especially in obstructions, and to

cainship.'

Wotton.

The earl of Essex was made lieutenant general strengthen the tone of the parts; as in lienterick and other like cases. Grew's Museum.

of the army; the most popular man of the king.

dom, and the darling of the swordmen. Li’ESTERY.n.s. [from Accor,lave, smooth,

Clarendon and shor, intestinum, gut; lienterie, Fr.] His lieutenant, engaging against his positive A particular looseness or diarrhea, orders, being beaten by Lysander, Alcibiades wherein the food passes so suddenly

was again banished,

Swift. through the stomach and guts, as to be

Canst thou so many gallant soldiers see,

And captains and lieutenants slight for me? Gag. thrown out by stool with little or no

LIEUTE'NANTSHIP, n. s. [from lieutealteration.

Quincy.

nant.] The rank or office of licutenant. Li’ER. n. s. [from to lie. One that rests or lies down; or remains concealed.

Life. n. s. plural lives. (lipian, to live, There were liers in ambush against him be

Saxon.] hind the city.

Joshua. 1. Union and co-operation of soul with LIEU. 2.5. (Fr.) Place; room : it is only

body ; vitality; animation, opposed to used with in : in lieu, instead.

an inanimate state.

On thy life no more. God, of his great liberality, had determined, in lieu of man's endeavours, to bestow the same

-My life I never held but as a pawa

To wage against thy foes. Shakspeare's K. Lear. by the rule of that justice which best beseemeth

She shews a body rather than a life, him.

Hooker.

A statue than a breather. la lies of such an increase of dominion, it is

Sbakspeare.

Let the waters bring forth abundantly the our business to extend our trade.

Addison's Freebolder.

moving creature that hath life. Genesis.

The identity of the same man consists in noLIEVE. adv. (See LIEF.) Willingly. thing but a participation of the same continued

Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced life, by constan:ly fleeting particles of matter, in it to you, trippingly on the tongue : but if

you succession, vitaliy united to the same organized mouth it, as many of our players do, I had as body.

Locke. licor the town-crier had spoke my lines. Shaksp. Action is death to some sort of people, and

2. Present state; as distinct from other they would as lieve hang as work. L'Estrange. parts of human existence.

O life, thou nothing's younger brother! LIZUTE'NANCY. 1. s. [lieutenance, Fr.

So like, that we may take the one for t'other! froin lieutenant.]

Dream of a shadow! a reflection made 1. The office of a lieutenant.

From the false glories of the gay reflected bow, If such tricks as these strip you out of your

Is more a solid thing than thou! liculaancy, it had been better you had not kissed

Thou veok built isthmus, that dost proudlys your three fingers so oft.

Slakspeare.

Up betwixt two eternities; 2. The body of lieutenants,

Yet canse not wave nor wind sustain, The list of undisputed masters, is hardly so

But, broken and o'erwhelin'd, the ocean meets long as the list of the lieutenancy of our metro

again,

Cowleg. Felton on the Classics.

When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat, LIEUTE'NANT. n. s. (lieutenant, Fr.)

Yet fool'd by hope men favour the deceit,

Live on, and think to-morrow will repay ; 1. A deputy; one who acts by vicarious To-morrow's falser than the former day; authority.

Lies more; and when it says we shall be blest Whither away so fast ?

With some new joy, takes off what we possest. -No farther than the tower.

Strange cozenage! none would live past years We'll enter all together,

again, And in good time here the lieutenant comes.

Yet all hope pleasure in what yet remain;
Sbakspeare,

And from the dregs of life think to receive I must put you in mind of the lords lieutenants,

What the first sprightly running could not give : and deputy lieutenants, of the counties: their I'm tir'd of waiting for this chemick gold, proper use is for ordering the military affairs, in

Which fools us young, and beggars us when old. order to oppose an invasion from abroad, or a

Dryden. rebellion or sedition at home.

Bacon.

Houe'er 'tis well that while mankind Killing, as it is considered in itself without all Through life's perverse meanders errs, undue circumstances, was never prohibited to

He can imagin'd pleasures find, the lawful magistrate, who is the viceregent or

To combat against real carcs.

Prior. lieutenant of God, from whom he derives his So peaceful shalt thou end thy blissful days, power of life and death. Bramhall against Hobbes.

And steal chyself from life by slow decays. Sent by our new lieutenant, who in Rome, And since from me, has heard of your renown: 3. Enjoyment, or possession of existence, I come to offer peace. Pbilip's Briton. as opposed to death,

rise

polis.

Pope.

Pope.

Then avarice 'gan through his veins to inspire 12. Living person. His greedy fiamies, and kindle life devouring tire. Why should I play the Roman fool, and die

Spenser. On my own sword? whilst I see lives the gashes Their complot is to have my life:

Do better upon them. Shakspeare's Macbeth. And, if my death might make this island happy, 13. Narrative of a life past. And pro e the period of their tyranny,

Plutarch, that writes his life, I would expend it with all willingness. Shalsp. Tells us,that Cato dearly lov'd his wife. Pope. Nor love thy life, nor hate; but what thou

14. Spirit; briskness i vivacity; resoiu. liv'st

tion. Live well, how long or short permit to Heav'n.

Milton.

The Helots bent thitherward with a new life He entreated me not to take his life, but exact

of resolution, as if their captain had been a root a sum of money. Broome on the Odyssey.

out of which their courage had sprung. Sidney. 4. Blood, the supposed vehicle of lite.

They have no notion of life and tire in fancy

and in words; and any thing that is just in gramHis gushing entrails smoak'd upon the ground,

mar and in measure, is as good oratory and poeAnd the warm life came issuing through the

try to them as the best.

Filton. wound.

Pope.

Not with half the fire and life, 5. Conduct; manner of living with re

With which he kiss'd Amphytrion's wife. Prior. spect to virtue or vice.

15. Anima!; animated existence; ani. His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might mal being. Be wrong; his life I'm sure was in the right.

Full nature swarms with life. Tbomson.

Cowley. Henry and Edward, brightest sons of fame,

16. System of animal nature. And virtuous Alfred, a more sacred name;

Lives through ali life.

Pope. After a life of glorious toils endur'd,

17. Life is also used of vegetables, and Clos'd their long glories with a sigh.

whatever grows and decays. I'll teach my family to lead good lives. Li'FEBLOOD. n. s. [life and blood.] The

Mrs. Barker.

blood necessary to life; the vital blood. 6. Condition; manner of living with re- This sickness doth infect spect to happiness and misery.

The very lifeblood of our enterprize. Sbaksp. Such was the life the frugal Sabines led;

How couldst thou drain the lifeblood of the So Remus and his brother god were bred.

child?

Sbakspeare. Dryden. His forehead struck the ground, 7. Continuance of our present state : as, Lifellood and life rush'd mingled through the half his life was spent in study:

wound.

Dryden, Some have not any clear ideas all their lives.

They loved with that calm and noble value Locke.

which dwells in the heart, with a warmth like Untam'd and fierce the tyger still remains,

that of lifeblood.

Spectator. And tires his life with biting on his chains.

Money, the lifeblood of the nation,
Prior.

Corrupts and stagnates in the veins,
The administration of this bank is for life, and

Unless a proper circulation

Its motion and its heat maintains. Swift. partly in the hands of the chief citizens. Addison. s. The living form : opposed to copies.

LIFE EVERLA'STING, An herb. Ainsw. That is the best part of beauty which a pic. LI'FEGIVING. adj. (life and giving. ] ture cannot express, no, nor the first sight of Having the power to

give

life. the life. Bacon's Essays.

His own heat, Let him visit eminent persons of great name Kindled at first from heav'ns lifegiving fire. abroad, that he may tell how the life agreeth

Spenser. with the fame.

Bacon.

He sat devising death He that would be a master, must draw by the To them who liv’d; nor on the virtue thought life as well as copy from originals, and join theory Of that lifegiving plant. Milton's Paradise Lest. and experience together.

Collier. LIFEGUARD. n. s. (life and guard.] The 9. Exact resemblance: with to before it. guard of a king's person,

I believe no character of any person was ever L'FELES S. adj. (from life.] better drawn to the life than this

. Derbim. Rich carvings, portraiture, and imag'ry,

3. Dead; deprived of lite.

I who make the triumph of to-day, Where ev'ry figure to the life express'd

May of to-morrow's pomp one part appear, The godhead's pow'r. Dryden's Knight's Tale. He saw in order painted on the wall

Ghastly with wounds, and lifeless on the bier.

Priori The wars that fame around the world had blown, All to the life, and every leader known. Dryder.

2. Unanimated; void of life. 30. General state of man.

Was I to have never parted from thy side?
Studious they appear
As good have grown there still a lifeless rib!

Milton. Of arts that polish life ; inventors rare !

Thus began Uumindful of their Maker.

Milton. All that cheers or softens life,

Outrage from lifeless things.

Milton. The tender sister, daughter, friend, and wife.

The power which produces their motions, Pope.

springs from something without themselves : if

this power were suspended, they would become 11. Common occurrences; human af

a lifeless unactive heap of matter. Cheyne. fairs; the course of things.

And empty words she gave, and sounding This I know, not only by reading of books in

strain, my study, but also by experience of life abroad But senseless, lifeless! idol void and vain. Pope. in the world.

Ascham. 3. Wanting power, force, or spirit. Not to know at large of things remote

Hopeless and helpless doth Ægeon wend, From use, obscure and subtile; but to know But to procrastinate his lifeless end. Shakspeare. That which before us lies in daily life,

Unknowing to command, proud to obey. Is the prime wisdom Milton's Paradise Lost. A lifeless king, a royal shade' I lay, Prior.

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4. Wanting or deprived of physical ener- have been too much lifted up by them, so that

we have reason to humble ourselves. Atterbury. gy: The other victor-fame a moment stood,

9. Up is sometimes emphatically added to Then feil, and lifeless left th' extinguish'd wood.

lift.

Dryden. He lift up his spear against eight hundred, LIFELESSLY. adv. [from lifeless.] With

whom he slew at one tiine.

2 Samuel. out vigour ; frigidly; jejunely.

Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thine hand.

Genesis. L'FELIKE. adj. (life and like.] Like a living person.

TO LIFT. V. n. To strive to raise by Minerva, lifelike, on embodied air

strength. Impressid the form of Ipchema the fair. Pope. Pinch cattle of pasture while summer doth

last, Li'FESTRING. 1. si [life and string.) Nerve ; string imagined to convey lite.

And lift at their tailes ere a winter be past.

Tusser. These lines are the veins, the arteries,

The mind, by being engaged in a task beyond The undecaying lifestrings of those hearts

its strength, like the body strained by lifting at That still shall pant, and still shall exercise

a weight too heavy, has often its force broken. The motion spirit and nature both impart.

Locke. Daniel. LIFETIME. n. s. [life and time.] Con

Lift. n. s. [from the verb.)

1. The manner of lifting. tinuance or duration of life.

In the list of the feet, when a man goeth up Jordain talked prose all his lifetime, without the hill, the weight of the body beareth most knowing what it was.

Addison.
upon the knees.

Bacon. LIFEWEARY. adj. [life and weary.] In races, it is not the large stride, or high lift, Wretched; tired of living.

that makes the speed.

Bacon. Let me have

2. The act of lifting. A dram of poison, such soon speeding geer,

The goat gives the fox a lift, and out he As will disperse itself through all the veins,

springs.

L'Estrange That the life-weary taker may fall dead. Shak. 3. Effort; struggle. Dead lift is an effort To LIFT. v. a. (lyffta, Swedish ; lofter,

to raise what with the whole force can. Danish. I lifted, or lift; I have lifted, or

not be moved ; and figuratively any

state of impotence and inability. 1. To raise from the ground; to heave;

Myself and Trulla made a shift to elevate; to hold on high.

To help him out at a dead lift. Hudibras.

Mr. Doctor had puzzled his brains
Filial ingratitude;
Is it not as this mouth should rear this hand

In making a ballad, but was at a stand.
For lifting food to't?

Sbakspeare.

And you freely must own, you were at a dead Your guests are coming;

lift.

Swift. Lift up your countenance, as 'twere the day

4. Lift, in Scotland, denotes a load or of celebration of that nuptial. Sbakspeare.

surcharge of any thing; as also, if one Propp'd by the spring, it lifts aloft the head, be disguised much with liquor, they say, But of a sickly beauty soon to shed,

He bas got a great lift. In summer living, and in winter dead. Dryden. 6. [In Scottish.] The sky: for in a starry 2. To bear; to support. Not in use. So down he fell, that th’earth him underneath 6. Lifts of a sail, are ropes to raise or lower

night they say, How clear the lift is! Did groan, as feeble so great load to lift.

Fairy Queen.

them at pleasure. 3. To rob; to plunder. Whence the term Li'fTER. n. [from lift.] One that lifts. shoplifter.

Thou, O Lord, art my glory, and the lifter up weary bees in little cells repose, of mine head.

Psalms. Bue if night robbers lift the well-stor'd hive, To Lig. v.n. (legger, Dutch.) To lie. Au humming through their waxen city grows.

Thou kenst the great care
Dryden.

I have of thy health and thy welfare, 4. To exalt; to elevate mentally.

Which many wild beasts liggen in wait, My heart was lift up in the ways of the Lord. For to entrap in thy tender state. Spenser.

2 Chronicles. Of Orpheus now no more let poets tell,

LI'GAMENT. n. s. (ligamentum, from To brighi Cæcilia greater pow'r is given,

ligo, Latin ; ligament, French.) His numbers rais'd a shade from hell, 1. Ligament is a white and solid body, Hers lift the soul to heav'n.

softer than a cartilage, but harder than s. To raise in fortune.

a membrane ; they have no conspicu. The eye of the Lord lifted up his head from ous cavities, neither have they any sense, misery.

Ecclesiasticus, 6. To raise in estimation.

lest they should suffer upon the motion Neither can it be thought, because some les

of the joint: their chief use is to fasten sons are chosen out of the Apocrypha, that we

the bones, which are articulated together do offer disgrace to the word of God, or lift up

for motion, lest they should be dislocat. the writings of men above it.

Hooker.
ed with exercise.

Quincy. 7. To exalt in dignity.

Be all their ligaments at once unbound,
See to what a godlike height.

And their disjointed bones to powder ground.
The Roman virtues lift up mortal man!

Sandys. Addison. The incus is one way joined to the malleus, 8. To elevate ; to swell, as with pride.

the other end being a process is fixed with a ligaLifted up with pride.

Timothy.
ment to the stapes.

Holder. Our successes have been great, and our hearta 2. (lo popular or poetical language.) Any

So

Pope.

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