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
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1805
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Addison Bright as the sun, and like the morning fair. Granville. 19. Answering to
such. lsit not every man's interest, that there should be such a government of the
world as designs our Ppiness, as would govern us for our advantage 2 - Tillotson.
Addison. 2. Thebest. The utmost power; the strongest endeavour; the most ; the
lighest perfection. I profess not talking: only this, Let each man do his best.
Skokopetre. The duke did his best to come down. Bacon. He does this to the best
of his ...
Addison. Multitudes will furnish a double proportion towards the clearing of that
expence. Addison. 6. To free from any thing offensive or noxious. - To clear the
palace from the foe, succeed The weary living, and revenge the dead. Dryd.
Addison. If a man of perfect and consummate virtue falls into a misfortune, it
raises our pity, but not our terrour. Addison's Spectator. CoNsu MMA/Tron. n. 4. [
from consummate.] - 1. Completion; perfection ; end. That just and regular
down the finestorator, and destroys the best contrived argument, as soon as ever
he gets himself to be heard. Addison's Count Tariff. 11. To Cut off. To separate
from the other parts by cutting. And they caught him, and cut off his §: u ger. 12.
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