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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Hooker. True it is, that many things of this nature be alluded unto, yea, many
things declared. Hooker. Then just proportions were taken, and every thing
placed by weight and measure: and this I doubt not was that artificial structure
Hooker. The evidence of God's own tertimony, added unto the natural assent of
reason concerning the certainty of them, doth not a little comfort and confirm the
same. Hooker. To ASSENT. v. n. [assentire, Lat.] To concede; to yield to, or agree
Hooker. The author of that which causeth another thing to be, is author of that
thing also which thereby is caused. Hooker. I'll never Be such a gosling to obey
instinct; but stand As if a man was author of himself, • And knew no other kin.
3. [from betray.] He that betrays; a traitor. The wise man doth so say of fear, that it
is a betrayer of the forces of reasonable understand* Hooker. ou cast down your
courage through fear, the betrayer of all succours which reason can afford. Sir jo.
Hooker. CHURCH-A UT Ho R1T Y. m. s. Ecclesiastical power ; spiritual
jurisdiction. In this point of Zhurch-authority, ... Hooker. €11 U'Rch MAN. n. 3. [
church and man.] 1. An ecclesiastick; a clergyman ; one that ministers in sacred
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