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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Shak peare. 3. In motion. Of Albany's and Cornwall's pow'rs you heard not"Tis
said they are afoot. Shakspeare. A fo'RE. prop. [from a and fore. See BEFor E f 1.
Not behind; as, he held the shield afore. Not in use. 2. Before ; nearer in place to
Shai peare's Henry Iv. After. tre. so Sax.]" 1. Following in place. After is commonly
applied to words of motion; as, he came after, and stood behind him. It is
opposed to before. What says lord Warwick, shall we after Aft *T*.*.*.* -offer them
Shao peare. Venetians do not more uncouthly ride, Than did their lubber state
mankind bestride. 19-yden. The bounding steed you pompously be tride Shares
with his lord the pleasure and the pride. Aope. 4. It is used sometimes of a man ...
He upbraids Iago, that he made him Brave me upon the watch: Shah peare. My
nobles leave me, and my state is brav'd, lov'n at my gates, with ranks of foreign
powers. Słopeare. The ills of love, not those of fate, I fear; hese I can brave, but ...
Not in the legions Of horrid hell can come a devil more damn'd In evils to top
Macbeth, SA is peare's Macbeth. Let not the royal bed of Denmark be A couch for
luxury and damned incest, Skgkop. But, O! what Ž: minutes tells he o'er Who
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