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Thas pzed the night so foul, till morning fair Every breast she did with spirit iniame, Cime forth with pilgrim steps in amice grey, Yet still fresh projects lay'd the gray-ey'd dame. Who with her radiant finger stilld the roar

Chapman. Of hunder, chas'd the clouds, and laid the winds. Homer is like his Jupiter, has his terrors,

Milton. shaking Olympus; Virgil, like the same power, After a tempest, when the winds are laid, in his benevolence, counselling with the gods, The calm sea wonders at the wrecks it made. laying plans for empires.

Waller. Don Diego and we have laid it so, that before I fear'd I should have found

the rope is well about thy neck, he will break A tempest in your soul, and came to lay it. in and cut thee down.

Arbutbrot. Denham. 24. To charge as a payment. At once the wied was laid, the whispåring A tax laid upon land seems hard to the land. sound

holder, because it is so much money going out Was damb, a rising earthquake rock'd the of his pocket.

Locke. ground.

Dryden. 25. To impute; to charge. 13. To prohibit a spirit to walk.

Preoccupied with what The busband found no charm to lay the devil You rather must do, than what you should do, in a petticoat, but the rattling of a bladder with Made you against the grain to voice him consul, teans in it

Lay the fault on us.

Sbakspeare. 14. To set on the table.

How shall this bloody deed be answered ? 1 Lid meat unto them.


It will be laid to us, vitose providence

Should have kept short, restrain’d, and out of 15. To propagate plants by fixing their

haunt, twigs in the ground.

This mad young man.

Skaksp. Hamlet. The chief time of laying gilliflowers is in July, We need not lay new matter to his charge. when the towers are gone. Mortimer.


Men groan from out of the city, yet God 16. To wager; to stake.

layetb not folly to them.

Job. But since you will be mad, and since you may

'Let us be glad of this, and all our fears Suspect my courage, if I should not lay;

Lay on his providence. Paradise Regained. The paso i proffer shall be full as good.

The writers of those times lay the disgraces Dryden's Virgil,

and ruins of their country upon the numbers 17. To reposite any thing.

and fierceness of those savage nations that inThe sparios hach found an house, and the

vaded them.

Temple. solva a nest, for herself, where she mav lay They lay want of invention to his charge; a

capital crinie.

Dryden's TĚneid. 18. To exclude eggs.

You represented it to the queen as wholly After the egg is lay'd, there is no further

innocent of those crimes which were laid une @Ichth ar nourishment froin the female.

justly to its charge.

Dryden. Bacon's Natural History. They lay the blame on the poor little ones. A hen mistakes a piece of chalk for an egg,

Locke. and sits on it; she is insensible of an increase There was eagerness on both sides; but this or diminution in the number of those she lays. is far from luging a blot upón Luther.' Atterb.

Spectator. 26. To inipose, as evil or punishment. 19. To apply with violence; as, to lay

The wearicst and most loathed lite

That age, ach, penury, imprisonment, blous.

Can lay on nature, is a paradise Ly siege against it, and build a fort against To what we fear of death. Slakspeare. it, and sust a mount against it. Ezekiel. Thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, nei

Nerer more shall my torn mind be healid, ther shalt thou lay upon him usury. Exodus. Nor iåste the gentle comforts of repose !

The Lord shall lay the fear of you, and the A dreadful band of gloomy cares surround me, dread of you upon all the land. Deuteronomy. And lay strong siege to my distracted soul.

These words were not spoken to Adam: nei

Pbilips. ther, indeed, was there any grant in them made 10. To apply nearly.

to Adam; but a punishineni laid upon Eve. Se sa her hands to the spindle, and her

Locke, bards bold the distaff.

Proverbs It is better to go to the house of mourning 27. To enjoin as a duty, or rule of action.

It seemed good to lay upon you no greater Even to go to the house of feasting; for that is


Acts. the end of all men, and the living will lay it to

Whilst you lay on your friend the favour, His heart.

Ecclesiastes. The peacock laid it extremely to heart, that,

acquit him of the debt.


A prince who never disobey'd, being Juno's darling bird, he had not the night- Not when the most severe commands were laid, ingale's voice.

L'Estrange. He that really lays these two things to heart,

Nor want, nor exile with his duty weigh'd.

Dryden. the extreme necessity that he is in, and the

You see what obligation the profession of small possibility of help, will never come coldly to a work of that concernment.

Christianity lays upon us to holiness of life. Duppa.

Tillotson. 21. To add ; to conjoin.

Neglect the rules each verbal critick lays, Wo unto them that lay field to field. Isaiah. For not to know some trifles is a praise. "Pope. 22. To put in a state; implying somewhat 28. To exhibit ; to offer, of disclosure.

It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver If the sinus lie distant; lay it open first, and

any man to die, before that he which is accused ause that apertion before you divide that in ano.

have the accusers face to face, and have licence Wiseman.

to ansver for himself concerning the crime laid The wars have laid whole countries waste.

against him.

Acts. Addison.

Till he lays his indictment in some certain

country, we do not think ourselves bound to 13. To ssheme; to contrive.

20 Swer.


39. To throw by violence.

The Tuscan king He bringeth down them that dwell on high; Loid by the lance, and took him to the sling. the lofty city he layeth it low, even to the

Dryden. ground.


Where Dædalus his borrow'd wings laid by, Brave Cæneus laid Ortvgius on the plain,

To that obscure retreat I chuse to fly. Dryden. The victor Cæneus was by Turnus slain.

My zeal for you must lay the father by, Dryden.

And plead my country's cause against my son. He took the quiver and the trusty bow

Dryden. Achates us'd to bear; the leaders first

Fortune, conscious of your destiny, He laid along, and then the vulgar pierc'd.

E'en then took care to lay you softly by,

And wrapp'd your faté among her precious 30. To place in comparison.

things, Lay down by those pleasures the fearful and

Kept fresh to be unfolded with your king's. dangerous thunders and lightnings, and then

Dryder. there will be found no comparison. Releigh.

Dismiss your rage, and lay your weapons by, 31. TO LAY opart. To reject; to put

Know I protect them, and they shall not die.

Dryden. away.

When their displeasure is once declared they Lay apart all filthiness.

James. ought not presently to lay by the severity of 32. TO LAY aside. To put away ; not to their brow's, but restore their children to their retain.

former grace with some difficulty. Locke. Let us lay aside every weight, and the sin 37. To Lay down. To deposite as a which doth so easily be set us. Hebrews. pledge, equivalent, or satisfaction. Amaze us not with that majestick frown,

I lay down my life for the sheep. Jobre But lay aside the greatness of your crown.

For her, my lord,

I dare my life lay down, and will do't, Sir, Roscommon first, then Mulgrave rose, like Please you t'accept is, that the queen is spotlight;

less The Stagyrite, and Horace, laid aside,

l'th' eyes of Heaven.

Sbakspeare. Inform'd by them, we need no foreign guide.


. 38. TO LAY down. To quit ; to resign. Retention is the power to revive again in our

The soldier being once brought in for the minds those ideas which, after imprinting, have

service, I will not have him lay doren his arms disappeared, or have been laid aside out of sight. any more.

Spenser's Ireland. Locke.

Ambitious conquerors, in their mad career, When by just vengeance guilty mortals perish,

Check'd by thy voice, lay down the sword and The godsbehold their punishment with


Blackmore's Creation. pleasure,

The story of the tragedy is purely fiction; And lay the uplifted thunderbolt aside. Addison.

for I take it up where the history has laid it dorun.

Dryden. 33. TO LAY away. To put froin one; not to keep

39. TO LAY dorun. To commit to repose, Queen Esther laid aside her glorious apparel,

I will lay me down in peace and sleep. Psal. and put on the garments of anguish. Estber.

And they lay themselves down upon cloths laid to pledge, by every altar.

Anas. 34. TO LAY before. To expose to view ; We lay us down, to sleep away our cares; to show ; to display.

night shuts up the senses. Glanville's Scepsis, I cannot better satisfy your piety, than by lay

Some god conduct me to the sacred shades, ing before you a prospect of your lahours. Wake. Or lift me high 10 Hamus' hilly crown, That treaty hath been laid before the com

Or in the plains of Tempe lay me down. Dryda

Swift. 40. TO LAY down. To advance as a proTheir office it is to lay the business of the na

position. tion before him.


I have laid down, in some measure, the 35. TO LAY by. To reserve for some description of the old known world. Abbet. future time.

Kircher lays it down as a certain principle, Let every one lay by him in store, as God that there never was any people so rude, which hath prospered him.

1 Corinthians, did not acknowledge and worship one supreme

deity. 36. TO LAY by. To put from one ; to

Stilling fleet.

I'must lay down this for your encouragement, dismiss.

that we are no longer now under the heavy yoke Let brave spirits that have fitted themselves

of a perfect unsinning obedience. for command, either by sea or land, not be laid

Plato lays ir dozun as a principle, that whatdy as persons unnecessary for the time. Bacon.

ever is permitted to befal a just man, whether She went away and laid by her veil. Genesis.

poverty or sickness, shall, either in life or death, Did they not swear to live and die

conduce to his good.

Addisor With Essex, and straight laid him by? Hudib. From the maxims laiu down many may conFor that look, which does your people awe, clude, that there had been abuses.

Swift. When in your throne and robes you give 'em

41. To Lay for. To attempt by ambush, law,

or insidious practices. Lay it by here, and give a gentler smile.

Waller. He embarked, being hardly laid for at sea by Darkness, which fairest nymphs disarms,

Cortug-ogli, a famous pirate. Knollis. Defends us ill from Mira's charins;

42. TO LAY fortb. To diffuse; to expa. Mira can lay her beauty by,

tiate. Take no adiantage of the eye,

O bird! the delight of gods and of men! and Quit all that Lely's art can iake,

so he lay's himselt forth upon the grace ulness of And yet a thousand castives make. Waller.

the raven.

L'Estrange Then he lays by the publick care, Thinks of providing for an heir ;

43. TO LAY forth. To place when dead Learns how to get, and how to spare. Derbam. in a decent posture.




Embalm me,

planted in it a double row of ivory, and made it Then lsy me forib; although unqueen'd, yet the seat of smiles and blushes. Addisura like

50. TO LAY out. To display; to discover, A queen, and daughter to a king, inter me.

He was dangerous, and takes occasion to lay

Sbakspeare. out bigotry, and alsu false confidence in all irs 44. T. Lay told of: To seize ; to catch. colours.

Atstbury Then shall his father and his mother lay bold 51. TO LAY out. To dispose ; to plan. him, and bring luim ouf. Deuteronomy.

The garden is laid out into a grove for fruits, Fa ourable seaseas of aptitude and inclination, a vineyard, and an allotment for olives and be lieediliy laid bola of.

Loike. herbs.

Notes on the Odyssey: 45. TO LAY in. To store ; to treasure. 52. TO LAY cui. With the reciprocal

Let the maio part of the ground employed to pronou, to exert ; to put forth. gardens or corn be to a common stock; and laid No selfish man will be concerned to lay out in, and stored up, and then delivered out in himself for the good of his country. Smalridge. proportive


53. To LAY to. To charge upon. Á vessel and provisions laid in large

When we began, in courteous manner, to lav For an and beast.

Milton. his unkindness unto him, he, seeing himself An equal stock of wit and valour

confronted by so many, like a resolure orator, He had laid ia, by birth a taylor. Hudibrar.

went not to denial, but to justify lais cruel false. They say the happiness of a private life, but


Sidney. they thought they had not yet enough to make them hapes, they would have more, and laid 54. TO LAY 10. To apply with virour.

Let children be hired to lay to their bones, iz to make their solitude luxurious. Dryden.

From fallow as needeth, to gather up stones. Readers, who are in the flower of their youth

Tusser, stould labour at those accomplishments which

We should now lay to our hands to root thera may set of their persons when their bloom is

up, and cannot tell for what. quae, and to lay in timely provisions for manEod and oud age. Addison's Guardian.

Oxford against the Covenants 45. 1. Lay on. To apply with violence. 55. TO LAY to. To harass; to attack. We make no excuses for the obstinate: blows

'The great master having a careful eye over are the proper remedies; but blows laid on in a

every part of the city, went himself unto the way diferen: from the ordinary. Locks.

station, which was then hardly luid to by the Bassa Mustapha.

Knollas. 47. TO LAY open. To show; to expose. Whilst he this, and that, and each man's Teach ne, dear creature, how to think and

blow, speak,

Doth eye, defend, and shift, being laid to sore; Layober to my earthy gross conceit,

Backwards he bears. Daniel's Civil War. Spotter'd in errours, feeble, shallow, weak, The folded meaning of your words deceit.

56. TO LAY togetber. To collect; to bring Sbakspeare.

into one view. A fool lagetb open his folly. Proverbs. If we lay all these things together, and con48. TO LAY buer. To incrust; to cover ;

sider the parts, rise, and degrees of his sin, we

shall find that it was not for nothing. South. to decorate superficially.

Many people apprehend danger for want of W. unto him that saith to the wood,

taking the true measure of things, and laying Avake; to the dumb stone, Arise, it shall

matters rightly tog ther. L'Estrange teach: behold, it is laid over with gold and silver, My readers will be very well pleased, to see and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.

so many useful hints upon this subject laid toge Habakkuk.

ther in so clear and concise a manner. 49. To Lay out. To expend.

Addison's Guardian. Fabers are wont to lay up for their sons, One series of consequences will not serve the Thou for the son art bent to lay out all. Milton. turn, but many different and opposite deductions

Tycho Brahe laid out, besides his time and must be examined, and laid together, before a industry, much greater sums of money on in- man can come to make a right judgment of the struments than any man we ever heard of. point in question.

Locke. Boylo. The blood and treasure that's laid orit,

TO LAY under. To subject to. Is thrown away, and goes for nought. Hudibras.

A Roman soul is bent on higher views,

To civilize the rude unpolish'd world, li you can get a good tutor, you will never repeat the charge; but will always have the

And lay it ander the restraint of laws. Adlison. trisfaction to think it the money, of all other, 58. TO LAY up. To confine to the bed the best laid cat.

Locke. or chamber. 1, in this venture, double gains pursue,

In the East Indies, the general remedy of all And laid out all my stock to purchase you. subject to the gout, is rubbing with hands till

Dryden. the motion raise a violent heat about the joints: My father never at a time like this

where it was chiefly used, no one was ever Would lay out his great soul in words, and waste troubled much, or laid up by that disease. Such precious moments. Addison's Cato.

Temple A melancholy thing to see the disorders of a houshold that is under the conduct of an angry 59. TO LAY up: To store ; to treasure ; statessoman, who lays out all her thoughts upon to reposite for future use. the publick, and is only attentive to tind out St. Paul did will them of the church of Co. tracarriages in the ministry. Addison's Freeb. rinth, every man to lay up somewhat by hiin

Wben a man spends his whole life among the upon the Sunday, till himself dit come thither, stars and planets, or lays oat a twelve-month on to send it to the church of Jerusalem for relief the spots in the sun, howeser noble bois specu- of the poor there.

Hooker. buons may be, they are very ape to fall into Those things which at the first are obscure burlesque.

Addison. and hard, when memory hath laid them up for Nature has laid out all her art in beautifying a time, judgment afterwards growing, expia:neth te face; she has touched it with vermilion, tben,




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Y That which remaineth over, lay up to be kept 1. A row; a stratum ; a layer ; one rank until the morning.


in a series, reckoned upward. The king must preserve the revenues of his

A viol should have a lay of wire-strings becrown without diminution, and lay up treasures

low, as close to the belly as the lute, and then în store against a time of extremity. Bacon.

the strings of guits mounted upon a bridge as in The whole was rilled, and the harvest laid up

ordinary viols, that the upper strings strucken in several granaries.

might make the lower resound.

Bacon. I will lay up your words for you till time shall


Upon this they lay a layer of stone, and upon that a boy of wood.

Mortimer's Husb. This faculty of laying up, and retaining ideas, several other animals have to a grcat degree, as

2. A wager. well as man.


It is esteemed an even lay, whether any man What right, what true, what fit, we justly

Jives ten years longer: I suppose it is the same,

that one of any ten might die within one year. call,

Grani. Let this be all my care ; for this is all;

LAY. To lay this harvest up, and hoard with haste

[ley, leag, Saxon ; ley, What every day will want, and most, the last. Scottish.] Grassy ground; meadow;

Pope. ground unplowed, and kept for cattle: TO LAY. w.n.

more frequently, and more properly, 1. To bring eggs.

written lea. Hens will greedily eat the herb which will A tuft of daisies on a flow'ry lay make them lay the better. Mortimer's Husb. They saw.

Dryden's Flower and Lear, 2. To contrive ; to form a scheme.

The plowi of layes is the first plowing up Which mov'd the king,

of grass ground for corn. Mortimer's Hus By all the aptest means could be procurd, LAY. n. S. [lay, French. It is said origiTo lay to draw him in by any train. Daniel.

nally to signify sorrow or complaint, and 3. TO LAY about. To strike on all sides; then to have been transferred to poems to act with great diligence and vigour. written to express sorrow. It is derived At once he wards and strikes, he takes and by the French troin lessus, Latin, a funepays,

ral song; but it is found likewise in Now forc'd to yield, now forcing to invade,

the Teutonick dialect: ley, leod, Sax. Before, behind, and round about him lays.

leey, Danish.) A song; a poem.

It is And laid about in fight more busily,

scarcely used but in poetry. Than th' Amazonian dame Penthesile. Hudib. To the maiden's sounding tinbrels sung,

In the late successful rebellion, how studiously In well attuned notes, a joyous lay: Fairy 0%. did they lay about thein, to cast a slur upon the Soon he slumber'd, fearing not be hard king?

South. The whiles with a loud lay, she thus him He provides elbow-room enough for his con

sweetly charm d. Fairy Queen, science to lay about, and have its full play in. This is a most majestick vision, and

South. Harmonious charming lays. Sbaisp. Tempest. 4. TO LAY at. To strike; to endeavour

Nor then the solemn nightingale to strike.

Ceas'd warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays.

Milton. Fiercely the good man did at him lay,

If Jove's will The blade oft groaned under the blow. Spenser. Have link'd that amorous power to thy soft lay,

The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold.

Atilton. Job.

Now timely sing.

He reach'd the nymph with his harmonious 3. TO LAY in for. To make overtures of

lay, oblique invitation.

Whom all his charms could not incline to stay. I have laid in for these, by rebating the satire,

Wailer. where justice would allow it, from carrying too

On Ceres let him call, and Ceres praise sharp an edge.


With uncouth dances, and with country lys. 6. TO LAY on.

Dryden. To strike; to beat with

Ev'n gods incline their ravish'd ears, out intermission.

And tune their own harmonious spheres His heart laid on, as if it try'd

To his immortal lays.

Dennis. To force a passage through his side. Hudibras.

LAY. adj. [laicus, Latin; na 3.] Not Answer, or answer not, 'tis all the same,

clerical ; regarding or belonging to the He lays me on, and makes me bear the blame.


people as distinct from the clergy.

All this they had by law, and none repin'd, 7. TO LAY on. To act with vehemence :

The pref'rence was but due to Levi's kind : used of expences,

But when some lay preferment fell by chance, My father has made her mistress The Gourmands made it their inheritance. Of the feast, and she lays it on. Sbakspeare.

Dryden. 8. TO LAY out. To take measures.

Lay persons, married or unmarried, being I made strict enquiry wherever I came, and

doctors of the civil law, may be chancellors, laid out for intelligence of all places, where the officials, c.

Ayliffe's Parergon. intrails of the earth were laid open. Woodw.

It might well startle
Our lay unlearned iaith.

Rowe9. To LAY upon. To importune; to re- LAʼyer. n. s. [from lay. ]

quest with earnestness and incessantly. 1. A stratum, or row; a bed ; one body Obsolete.

spread over another. All the people laid so earnestly upon him to A layer of rich mould beneath, and ahou take that war in band, that they said they would this natural earth to nourish the fibres. never hear arms more against the Turks, if he

Evelyn's Kalender omicted chat occasion.

Knolles. The terrestrial matter is disposed into strata LAY. n. s. [from the verb.]

or layers, placed one upon another, in like man


Dez uzny earthy sediment, settling down from Laʼzily. adv. (from lazy.) Idly; sluge foed in great quantity, will naturally be.

gishly; heavily. Woodward.

Watch him at play, when following his own 2. A sprig of a plan

inclinations, and see whether he be stirring and Many trees may be propagated by layers: this active, or whether he lüzily and listlesly dreams is to be performed by slitting the branches a

away his time.

Locker fave way, and laving them under the mould The eastern nations view the rising fires, abou: half a foot; the ground should be first Whilst night shades us, and lazily retires. trade very light, and, after they are laid, they

Creech. should have a little water given them: if they do LA'ZINESS. n. s. [from lazy.) Idleness; mot comply well in the laving of them down, they case be pegged down with a hook or two;

sluggishness; listlessness; hieaviness in is they lare taken sufficient root by the next

action; tardiness. lider, they must be cut off from the maia Thrt instance of fraud and laziness, the une pias, and inted in the nursery: some iv. ist just steward, who pleaded that he could neither the tranch, or bare the rind; and if it be out dig nor beg, would quickly have been brought of the reach of the ground, they fasteni tubork both to dig and to beg too, rather than starve. buske: rear the branch, which they fill with

South. od nould, and lay the branch in it. Mulier. My fortune you have rescued, not only from Trasplant also carnation seedlings, give your

the power of others, but from my own modesty by fresh earth, and set them in the shade for

and laziness.

Dryden. 2 wek

Evelyn. LAʼZING. adj. [from lazy.] Sluggish ; 3. A ben that lays eggs.

idle. The oldest are always reckoned the best The hands and the feet mutinied against the sticis, and the youngest the best layers,

belly: they knew no reason, why the one should

Mortimer. be lazing, and pampering itself ivich the fruit IA'YAN. 1. s. (lay and man.]

of the other's labour.


The sot cried, Utinam boc esset laborare, while 1. One of the people distinct from the

he lay lazing and lolling upon his couch. South. clergy.

LAZULI. 1. S. Lyzn will neither admonish one another

The ground of this stone is blue, veined themeres, nor sufier ministers to do it.

and spotted with white, and a glistering or Gov.of the Tongue.

metallick yellow: it appears to be composed S ke a trust must be, she thought it best of, first, a white sparry, or crystalline matter; To set it oui of layaen's pow'r at least,

secondly, flakes of the golden or yellow tale; Aid for their solemn vows prepar'd a priest. thirdly, a shining yellow substance; this fumes

Dryden. off in the calcination of the stone, and casts Where can be the grievance, thai an eccle

sulphureous stell; fourthly, a bright blue sube sastal landlord should expect a third part value stance, of great use among the painters, under for his lands, his title as antient, and as legal,

the name of ultramarine ; and when rich, is as that of a kyman, who is seldom guilty of

found, upon trial, to yield about one sixth of gising such acaebcial hargains ? Swift.

copper, with a very little silver. Woodward. .. An image used by painters in contriv.

LAZY. adj. [This word is derived by a ing attitudes. You are to have a layman almost as big as the

correspondent, with great probability, life for every tigure in particular, besides the

from a l'aise, French; bat it is how. natural figure before you.

Dryden. ever Teutonick; lijser in Danish, and LA'YSTALL. 1. 5. A heap of dung.

losigh in Dutch, have the same meaning; Surce could he fuoting find in that fout way,

and Spelman gives this account of the For many corses, like a great lay-stall

word: Dividebantur antiqui Saxones, Of murdered men, which therein strewed ut testatur Nithardus, in tres ordines; lay.

Spenser. Edhilingos, Frilingos & Lazzos; hoc LA'ZAR. 7. s. [from Lazarus in the gos- est nobiles, ingenuos & serviles : quam

pel.) One deformed and nauseous with & nos distinctionem diu retinuimus. filthy and pestilential diseases.

Sed Ricardo autem secundo pars servoThey ever after in most wretched case, rum maxima se in libertatein vindicavit; Like kathsome lezars, by the hedges lay. sic ut hodie apud Anglos rarior inve

Spenser. I'U be sworn, and sworn upon 't, she never

niatur servus, qui mancipium dicitur. stronded any but lazars. Shakpure.

Restat nibiloninus antiquæ appellaI am weary with drawing the deformities of tionis commemoratio. Ignavos enim Iife, and lazors of the people, where every hodie lazie dicimus.} bgure of inıperfection more resembles me. 1. Idle; sluggish; unwilling to work,

Dryden, Our soldiers, like the night-owl's lazy flight, Life he labours to refine

Or like a lazy thrasher with a fiail, Daily, nor of his little stock denies

Fali gently down as it they struck their friends. Fir almns to lazers merciful and meck. Philips.

Shakspeare. LA'ZAR-HOUSE. n. s. [lazaret, Fr. laz- Wicked condemned men will ever live üike LAZARE'TTO. S zaretto, Italian; from rogues, and not fall to work, but be lazy, and lazat.) A house for the reception of

spend victuals.

Bacon. the diseased; a hospital.

Whose lazy waters without motion lay. A place

Roscommon Before his eyes appear'd, sad, noisome, dark,

The lazy glutton safe at home will keep, A lazer-bouse it seem’d, wherein were laid

Indulge his sloth, and batten with his sleep. Nurcbers of all diseas'd. Milton.

Pryden. LAʼZARWORT. no se [laserpilium,) A

Like Eastern kings a lazy state they kcép,

And close contin’d in their own palace sleep. plant,


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