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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The honour of devising this doctrine, that religion ought to be inforced by the
sword, would be found appertaining to Mahomed the false prophet. Raleigh. The
Father, t' whom in heav'n supreme Kingdom, and power, and glory opportaio,
Lay canons, who have been, as a mark of honour, admitted into some chapters. 7
- [Among chirurgeons.] An instrument used in sewing up wounds. Dict. 8. A large
sort of printing letter, probably so called from being first used in printing a book ...
Clarendon. Supreme commander both of sea and land. Maller. The heroick
action of some great commander, enterprised for the common good, and honour
of the christian cause. - Their great commanders, by credit in their annies, fell into
For honour, *T is a derivative from me to mine, And only that I stand for.
Shakspeare. The word Honestus originally and strictly signifies no more than
creditable ; and is but a derivative from Honor, which signifies credit or honour.
Detracting ; lessening the honour of. INot in use. That spirits are corporeal, seems
to me a conceit derogative to himself, and such as he should rather labour to
overthrow; yet thereby he establisheth the doctrine of lustrations, amulets, and ...
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Republished as a facsimile for the 1985 bicentenary of Samuel Johnson's birth. This is a copy of the first great dictionary of the English language, 1755. The genius comes alive in pithy, turbulent ... Прочетете пълната рецензия