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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ArtRA'ctical. adj. . [from attract.] Having the power to draw to it. Some stones are
endued with an electrical or attractical virtue. Ray on the Creation. Attra'crio N.
n.s.. [from attract.] 1. The power of drawing any thing. The drawing of amber and
Decay of Piety. To colloCATE. v. a. [colloco, Lat-l To place ; to station: - if you
desire to superinduce any virtue upon a person, take the creature in which that
virtue is , most eminent; of that creature take the parts wherein that virtue is
Sheba was never More covetous of wisdom and fair virtue Toon this fair soul
shall be. o: t is envious or angry at a virtue that is †: ...at the perfection of
excellency of of o, is not covetous of the virtue, but tenti **ard and reputation; and
then his ...
To boil in water, so as to draw the o or virtue of anything. ... The act of boiling any
thing, to extract its virtues. ... The ensigns of virtues contribute to the ornal ment of
figures; such as the decoration, belonging to the liberal arts, and to war.
A departure from the virtue of our ancestors. 2. A desertion of that which is good. '
T is true, we have contracted a great deal of weakness and impotency by our
wilful degeneracy from goodness; but that grace, which the gospel offers to us for
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