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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Purauise Lost. And virtuous. What she wills to say or do, Seems wisest,
virtuousest, discreetest, best. Paradise Lost. So toffing, by Ray, who is indeed of
no great authority. It is not so decorous, in respect of God, that he should
immediately do ...
Paradise Lost. Advi'słd. part. ad;. Ifrom advise.] 1. Acting with deliberation and
design; prudent; wise. Let his travel appear rather in his discourse, than in his
apparel or gesture; and, in his discourse, let him be rather advised in his answers
3. In a figurative sense, a purpose; a scheme ; an intention ; a design. He trusted
to have equall'd the Most High, If he oppos'd : and, with ambitious aim, Against
the throne and monarchy of God Rais'd impious war. Milton's Paradise Lost.
Milton's Paradise Lost. Each flatt'ring hope, and each allery joy. ..yttleton. Allu'RE.
m. s. [from the verb allure.] Something set up to entice birds, or other things, to it.
We now write lure. The rather to train them to his allure, he told them both often, ...
Milton's Paradise Lost. This passage is by others understood thus: He warned
those, who were aware themselves. Aw A'y, adv. [ayeo, Saxon.] s. In a state of
absence; not in any particular place. They could make Love to your dress,
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