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How? that I should murder her?
So far from taking little advantages against us Upon the love, and truth, and vows, which I for every failing, that he is willing to pardon our Have made to thy command !-1, her!-her most wilful miscarriages, upon our repentance blood!
Tillotson. 6. It is used to express any hardship or
Upon lessening interest to four per cent. you mischief.
fall the price of your native commodities, or Jessen your trade.
Locke. If we would neither impose upon ourselves, The mind, upon the suggestion of any new nor others, we must lay aside that fallacious
notion, runs immediately after similes to make method of censuring by the lump. Burnet.
it the clearer.
Locke. That is not a fault inseparable from suits, but
If, upon the perusal of such writings, he does is the sin of the managers: it lies not naturally
not find himself delighted; or if, upon reading the upon the thing, but only upon the contingent cir.
admired passages in such authors, he finds a coldcumstances and manner of doing. Kettleworth.
ness and indifference in his thoughts, he ought 9. In consequence of. Now little in use. to conclude, that he wants the faculty of discom Let me not find you before me again upon any vering them.
Spectator. complaint whatsoever.
This advantage we lost upon the invention of Then the princes of Germany had but a dull
Addison. fear of the greatness of Spain, upon a general 9. In a state of view. apprehension of the ambitious designs of that Is it upon record? or else reported nation.
Bacon. . Successively, from age to age ? Sbaksp. I wish it may not be concluded, lest, upon se The next heroes we meet with upon record cond cogitations, there should be cause to alter. were Romulus and Numa.
Temple. Bacon. The atheists taken notice of among the anThese forces took hold of divers; in some tients are left branded upon the records of hisupon discontent, in some upon ambition, in some tory.
Locke upen levity and desire of change, and in some 10. Supposing a thing granted. few upon conscience and belief, but in most upon If you say necessity is the mother of arts and simplicity; and in divers out of dependance upon inventions, and there was no necessity before, some of the better sort, who did in secret fa and therefore these things were slowly invented, vour these bruits.
this is a good answer upon our supposition. He made a great difference between people
Burnet. that did rebel upon wantonness, and them that 11. Relating to a subject. did rebel upon want.
Ambitious Constance would not cease, Upon pity they were taken away, upon igno Till she had kindled France, and all the world, rance they are again demanded. Hayward. Promises can be of no force, unless they be
Upon the right and party of her son. Sbaksp. believed to be conditional, and unless that duty
'Yet when we can intreat an hour to serve,
Would spend it in some words upon that busifroposed to be inforced by them, be acknow
ness, jodged to be part of that condition, upon performance of which those promises do, and upon
If you would grant the time.
Upon this, I remember a strain of refined cithe neglect of which those promises shall not belong to any
vility, that when any woman went to see an
other of equal birth, she worked at her own work
Temple. old account, as remenbering the part he had
12. With respect to. acted against the earl of Stratford. Clarendon. Though sin offers itself in never so pleasing
The king's servants, who were sent for, were and alluring a dress at first, yet the remorse and
examined upon all questions proposed to them.
Dryden. inward regrets of the soul, upon the commission of it, intinitely overbalance those faint and tran
13. In consideration of. sient gratifications.
South. Upon the whole matter, and humanly speakI'he common corruption of human nature,
ing, 1 doubt there was a fault somewhere. Dryd. upon the bare stock of its original depravation,
Upon the whole, it will be necessary to avoid does not usually proceed so far.
South. that perpetual repetition of the same epithets When we make judgments upon general pre
which we find in Homer.
Popes sumptions, they are made rather from the tem 14. In noting a particular day. per of our own spirit, than from reason. Burnet. Constantia he looked upon as given away to
'Tis not the thing that is done, but the inten his rival, upon the day on which their marriage tion in doing it, that makes good or evil. There was to be solemnized.
Addison. is a great difference betwixt what we do upon 15. Noting reliance or trust. force, and what upon inclination. L'Estrange. We now may boldly spend upon the hope The determination of the will upon enquiry, Of what is to come in.
Sbakspeare. is following the direction of that guide. Locke. God commands us, by our dependance upon
There broke out an irreparable quarrel be his truth and his holy word, to believe a fact that tween their parents; the one valuing himself too we do not understand: and this is no more than much upon his birth, and the other upon his pos what we do every day in the works of nature, sessions.
Spectator. upon the credit of men of learning. Swift. 'The design was discovered by a person, as much noted for his skill in gaming, as in poli
16. Near to : noting situation. ticks, upon the base, inercenary end of getting
The enemy lodged themselves at Aldermas
ton, and those from Newberry and Reading, in money by wagers.
Swift. two other villages upon the river Kennet, over 8. In immediate consequence of.
which he was to pass.
Clarendon. Waller should not make advantage upen that The Lucquese plead prescription for hunting enterprize, to find the way open to himn io march
in one of the duke's forests, that lies sipon their into the west.
Addison. A louder kind of sound was produced by the 17. In the state of. impetuous eruptions of the halicuous Aames of They were entertained with the greatest mage the salepetre, upon casting a live coal thereon. nificence that could be, upor no greates warning. Boyle.
Bacon. VOL. IV.
18. On occasion of.
Our knight did bear no less a pack The earl of Cleveland, a man of signal cout
Of his own buttocks on his back; rage, and an excellent officer upon any bold en
Which now had almost got the upper terprize, advanced.
Hand of his head for want of crupper. Hedib. 19. Noting assumption : as, he takes state The understanding was then clear, and the upon him; he took an office upon him.
soul's upper region lofty and serene, free from Since he acts as his servant, he takes his judi
the vapours of the inferior affections. Soutb. cial determination upon himself, as if it were his
With speed to-night repair;
For not the gods nor angry Jove will bear
'Thy lawless wand'ring walks in upper air. Droid 20. Noting the time when an event came
Deep as the dark infernal waters lie to pass.
It is seldom applied to any From the bright regions of the cheerful sky, denomination of time longer than a So far the proud ascending rocks invade day.
Heav'n's upper realms, and cast a dreadful shade. In the twelfth month, on the thirteenth day.
Estber. 2. Higher in power or dignity. 21. Noting security.
The like corrupt and unreasonable custom We have borrowed money for the king's tri prevailed far, and got the upper hand of riglie bute, and that upon our lands and upon our vine
reason with the greatest part.
Nebomiab. U'PPERMOST. adj. (superlative from 22. Noting attack.
upper.) The Philistines be upon thee, Sampson. 1. Highest in place.
Judges. The waters, called the waters above the heza 23. On pain of.
sens, are but the clouds, and waters engendered To such a ridiculous degree of trusting her in the uppermost air.
Relezi. she had brought him, that she caused him send In all things follow nature, not painting clouds us word, that upon our lives we should do whate in the bottom of your piece, and waters in the soever she commanded us.
Drján, 24. At the time of; on occasion of. 2. Highest in power or authority.
Impartially examine the merits and conduct The lower powers are gotten uppermost, and we of the presbyterians upon these two great events, see, like mon on our heads, as Plato observed of and the pretensions to favour which they chal old, that on the right hand, which is indeed ca lenge upon them.
Glanvilk 25. By inference from.
'Tis all one to the common people who's op Without it, all discourses of government and
L'Estrast obedience, upon his principles, would be to no
This species of discretion will carry a mua purpose.
Locke. safe through all parties; so far, that whatere? 36. Noting attention.
faction happens to be uppermosi, his claim is al lowed for a share.
Swift He presently lost the sight of what he was wpon; his mind was filled with disorder and con
3. Predominant; most powerful. fusion.
Locke. As in perfumes compos'd with art and cost, 27. Noting particular pace.
'Tis hard to say what scent is uppermest; Provide ourselves of the virtuoso's saddle,
Nor this part musk or civet can we call, ' which will be sure to amble, when the world is
Or amber, but a rich result of all;
So she was all a sweet. upon the hardest trot.
Drida. Dryden. U'PPISH. adj. [from sp.) Proud; 28. Exactly; according to. In goodly form comes on the enemy;
gant. A low word. And by the ground they hide, I judge the num
TO UPRA'Ise. v. a. (up and raise.] To ber
raise up; to exalt. Upon or near the rate of thirty thousand. Sbaks. This would interrupt his joy 29. By : noting the means of support. In our confusion, and our joy wpraise
Upon a closer inspection of these bodies, the In his disturbance. shells are affixed to the surfaces of them in such To UPRE’AR. v. a. (up and rear.) TO a manner, as bodies lying on the sea-shores rear on high upon which they live.
Heaven-born charity! thy blessings shed; 30. Upon is, in many of its significations, Bid meagre want uprear her sickly head. Goy
. now contracted into on, especially in U'rRIGHT: adj. [up and right. This poetry. See On. The meaning of this
word, with its derivatives, is in prose particle is very multifarious; for it is accented on the first syllable; but in applied both to place, which seens its poetry seems to be accented indifferoriginal signification; to time, which ently on the first or second.] seems its secondary meaning; and to
1. Straight up; -perpendicularly erect. intellectual or corporeal operations. It
Comb down his hair; look! look! it stands upright.
Sbakspeare always retains an intiination, more or They are upright as the palm-tree. Jerez. less obscure, of some substratum, some. In the morning, taking of somewhat of easy thing precedent, or some subject. It is digestion, as mulk, furthers nourishment: hot not easy to reduce it to any general this should be done sitting uprigbt, that the mis idea.
may pass more speedily to the stomach. Bürs. U'PPER. adj. [a comparative from up.]
A tree, at first setting, should not be shaken;
and therefore put two little forks about the box1. Superiour in place ; bigher. Give the forehead a majestick grace, the
tom of your trees, to keep them aprigbl. Baces.
Circe, the daughter of the sun; whose charris mouth smiling; which you shall do by making a Whoever tasted, lost his upright shape, thin upper lip, and shadowing the mouth line a And downward fell into a giovling swine little at the corners.
Forthwith upright he rears from off the pool The Jews, which believed not, set all the city
Acts. 2. Erected; pricked up.
It were well if his holiness had not set tho All have their ears upright, waiting when the world in an uproar, by nourishing of war. Ral. watchword shall come, that they should all arise
He levied forces in a disordered uproar, albeit unto rebellion.
the treason rested in him and some other his Stood Theodore surpriz’d in deadly frighi,
Hayward. With chatı'ring teeth, and bristling hair upright.
The uproar was so loud, that the accusation Dryden. itself could not be heard.
Holiday. 3. Honest ; not declining from the right.
Others, with vast Typhæan rage more fell,
Rend Such neighbour nearness should not partialize up
both rocks and hills, and ride the air Th' unstooping firmness of my upright soul.
In whirlwind : hell scarce holds the wild uproar.
Horror thus prevail'd,
And wild uproar! ah, who at length will end And faithful, now prov'd false! Milton.
This long pernicious fray ?
Philipso The most upright of mortal men was he;
The impiety of this sentiment set the audience The most sincere and holy woman she. Dryd.
in an uproar; and made Socrates, though an inU'Pright. n.s. Elevation ; orthography:
timate friend of the poet, go out of the theatre
Addison. You have the orthography, or upright, of this To UPRO AR. v. a. (from the noun.] To
with indignation. ground-plat, and the explanation thereof, with a scale of feet and inches.
throw into confusion. Not in use. U'PRIGHTLY. adv. [from upright.]
Had I power, I should
Pour the sweet milk of concord into hell, 1. Perpendicularly to the horizon.
Uproar the universal peace,
confound 2. Honestly; without deviation from the
All unity on earth.
TO UPROOʻT. v.a. (up and root.] To tear Men by nature apter to rage than deceit; not
up by the root. greatly ainbitious, more than to be well and up
Orpheus could lead the savage race, rightly ut alt with.
And trees uprooted left their place, Princes in judgment, and their delegate judges,
Sequacious of the lyre: must judge the causes of all persons uprightly But bright Cecilia rais'd the wonder higher; and impartially, without any personal considera
When to her organ vocal breath was giv'n, tion.
Taylur. An angel heard, To live uprightly then is sure the best,
And straight appear'd, To save ourselves, and not to damn the rest.
Mistaking earth for heav'n.
Dryden. U'PRIGHTNESS. n. s. (from upright.]
Dryden. To UPRO’use. v. a. (up and rouse.] To 1. Perpendicular erection. This was an.
waken from sleep ; to excite to action. ciently accented on the second.
Thou art uprous'd by some distemperature. So the fair tree, which still preserves
Sbakspeare. Her fruit and state while no wind blows,
U'Pshot.n. s. (up and shot.] Conclusion; In storms from that uprightness swerves,
end; last amount; final event. And the glad earth about her strou's
With this he kindled his ambitious spighte With treasure from her yielding boughs. Wall.
To like desire and praise of noble fame, 2. Honesty; integrity:
The only upsbot whereto he doth aim.
Hubberd's Tale. The hypocrite bends his principles and practice to the fashion of a corrupt world; but the
I cannot pursue with any safety thix sport to truly upright man is inflexible in his uprightness,
Sbakspeart. and unalterable in his purpose. Atterbury.
In this upsbet, purposes mistook
Fall on th' inventors heads. TO UPRI'se. v.n. (up and rise.]
Every leading deinonstration to the main upJ. To rise from decumbiture.
slot of all, which is the proportion betwixt the Early, before the morn with crimson ray
sphere and cylinder, is a pledge of the wit and The windows of bright heaven opened had, reason of that mathematician.
More. Through which into the 'vorld the dawning day Upon the upsbot, afflictions are but the meMight look, that maketh every creature glad, thods of a mercitul providence, to force us upon Uprose sir Guyon.
Spenser. the only means of setting matters right. L'Estr. Thou knowest my down-sitting, and mine up Here is an end of the matter, says the prorising.
phet: here is the upsbot and result of all; here Uprose the virgin with the morning light, terminate both the prophecies of Daniel and St. Obedient to the vision of the night. Pope.
Burnet. 2. To rise from below the horizon.
Let's now make an end of matters peaceably, Uprose the sun.
as we shall quickly come to the upsbot of our affair.
Arbuthnot. 3. To rise with acclivity.
Ar the upsbot, after a life of perpetual appliWas that the king that spurr'd his horse so hard
cation, to refiect that you have been doing noAgainst the steep uprising of the hill? Sbaksp. UPRISE, n. s.
thing for yourself, and that the same or less inAppearance above the
dustry might have gained you a friendship that horizon.
can never deceive or end; a glory, which, though Did ever raven sing so like a lark,
not to be had till after death, yet shall be telo That gives sweet tidigs of the sun's uprise? and enjoyed to eternity.
Pope. Sbakspeare. U'PSIDE down. [an adverbial form of UPROʻAR. n. s. [oproer, Dutch. This word likewise is accented on the first
1. With the lower part above the higher. syllable in prose ; in verse, indifferent
In che day-time they fish in their boats, which ly on either.] Tumult; bustle ; dis
they draw unto the land at night; and, turning turbance ; confusion,
them upside down, sleep under them, Heylin.
3 D 2
... In confusion; in complete disorder. You've taken up the subjects of my father, In his lap a mass of coin he told,
And both against the voice of heav'n and him And turned upside down, to feed his eye
Have here ups warm'd them. Sbakspeare. And covetous desire with his huge treasure.
To UPTA'KE. v. a. (up and take.] To take
Spenser. The flood did not so turn upside down the face
into the hands. of the earth, as thereby it was made past know
He hearken'd to his reason, and the child ledge, after the waters were decreased. Raleigh.
Uptaking, to the palmer gave to bear. Spenser. The severe notions of christianity turned all To UPTRA'IN. v. a. (up and train.] To this upside down, filling all with surprize and bring up; to educate. Not used. amazement. They came upon the world like King Lear in happy peace long reign'd, light darting full upon the face of a man asleep, But had no issue male him to succeed
who had a mind not to be disturbed. Soutb. But three fair daughters, which were well wpU'PSPRING. n. s. (up and spring.) This
train'd word seems to signify upstart; a man
In all that seemed fit for kingly seed. Spenser. suddenly exalted. Not used.
To UPTU'RN. v. a. (up and turn.) To The king doth wake to-night, and takes his
throw up; to furrow. rouse;
So scented the grim feature, and upturn'd
His nostrils wide into the murky air. Keeps wassel, and the swagg’ring upspring reels.
Beyond all marks, with many'a giddy round To UpSta’ND. V. n. [up and stand.] TO U'Pward. adj. (up, and peand, Saxon.]
Down rushing, it upturns a hill of ground. Pope. be erected. Sea-calves unwonted to fresh rivers fly;
Directed to a higher part.
Spread upon a lake, with upward eye,
The angel said; TO UPSTA'rt. v. n. (up and start.] To With upward speed his agile wings he spread. spring up suddenly.
Prior. He upstarted brave
U'PWARD. n. s. The top. Out of use. Out of the well, wherein he drenched lay,
From the extremest upward of thy head As eagle fresh out of the ocean wave. Spenser. To the descent and dust below thy foot, Thus having spoke, he sat; thus answer'd
A most toad-spotted traitor.
Sbakspeare. then, Upstarting from his throne, the king of men,
UPWARD; } adv. (up and peard.] His breast with fury fill'd.
U'PWARDS. OʻPSTART. n. s. (up and start.] One sud.
1. Toward a higher place: opposed to
downward. denly raised to wealth, power, or ho
I thought nour; what suddenly rises and appears. To smooth your passage, and to soften death :
Two hundred in a place will be enough for the For I would have you, when you upward move, safeguard of that country, and keeping under all
Speak kindly of me to our friends above. Dryd. sudden upstarts, that shall seek to trouble the
In sheets of rain the sky descends,
Spenser. And ocean swell’d with waters upwards tends; My rights and royalties
One rising, falling one, the heav'ns and sea Pluckt from my arms perforce, and given away Meet at their contines, in the middle way. To wpstart unthrifts. Sbakspeare.
Dryden. Mushrooms have two strange properties; the A man on a cliff is at liberty to leap twenty one, that they yield so delicious a meat; the yards downwards into the sea, pot because he other, that they come up so hastily, even in a has power to do the contrary action, which is to night, and yet they are unsown; and therefore
leap twenty yards upwards, for that he cannot such as are upstarts in statc, they call in reproach do; but he is therefore free, because he has a mushrooms.
Locke. The king did not neglect Ireland, the soil 2. Toward heaven and God, where these mushrooms and upstart weeds, that
Looking inward, we are stricken dumb; look. spring up in a night, did chiefly prosper. Bacon.
Healer. ing upward, we speak and prevail. A place of bliss In the purlieus of heav'n, and therein plac'd
3. With respect to the higher part. A race of upstart creatures, to supply
Dagon, sca-monster; upward man,
Milton. Perhaps our vacant room.
4. More than ; with tendency to a higher And upstart passions, catch the government or greater pumber. From reason.
Milton. Their counsel must seem very unseasonable, Mean upstarts, when they come once to be who advise men now to suspect that, wherewith. preferred forget their fathers.
the world hath had, by their own account, twelve Trade, he said, carried from us the commo hundred years acquaintance and upwards, enough dities of our country, and made a parcel of up to take away suspicion.
Hooker. starts as rich as men of the most ancient families. I have been your wife in this obedience
Addison. Uprard of twenty years; and have been blest To UPSTA'y. v. a. (up and stay.) To sus
With many children by you. Sbakspeare.
5. Toward the source. tain; to support.
Be Homer's works your study;
Thence form your judgment, thence your noGently with myrtle band: mindless the while
tions bring, Herself, though fairest unsupported flow'r.
And trace the muses upward to their spring,
Milton. To UPSWA'RM. W. a. (up and swarm.] To UPWI'ND. v. a. pret. and pass. upTo raise in a swarm. Out of use,
wound. (up and wind. ] To convolve.
As she lay upon the dirty ground,
Urge not my father's anger, Eglamour, Her huge long tail her den all overspread,
But think upon my grief. Sbakspearsa; Yet was in knots and many boughtes upwound. 3. To follow close, so as to impel.
Spenser. Man? and for ever! wretch! what wouldst URBA'NITY.n. s. (urbanité, Fr. urbanitas,
thou have? Lat.] Civility ; elegance; politeness ; Heir urges heir, like wave impelling wave. Popea merriment ; facetiousness.
4. To labour vehemently; to do with A rustical severity banishes all urbanity, whose eagerness or violence. harmless condition is consistent with religion. He, seiz'd with horror, in the shades of night
Brown. Through the thick desarts headlong urg'd his Raillery is the sauce of civil entertainment;
Popa. and without some such tincture of urbanity, good 5. To press; to enforce. humour falters.
L'Estrange. The enemy's in view; draw up your powers; Moral doctrine, and urbanity, or well-man Your haste is now urg'd on you. Shakspeare, nered wit, constitute the Roman satire. Dryden. Urge your petitions in the street. Sbakspeare. U'RCHIN. ,n. s. [heureucbir, Armorick;
And great Achilles urge the Trojan face.
Drydene erinaceus, Latin.]
6. To press as an argument. 1. A hedge-hog:
He pleaded still not guilty;
Urgʻd on examinations, proofs, confessions,
Urge the necessity and state of times, Ten thousand swelling toads, as many urchins, And be not peevish,
Sbakspeare. Would make such fearful and confused cries,
But against all this some may urge two places, As any mortal body, hearing it,
which seem to take away all suits among chris Would straight fall mad. Sbakspeare tians.
Kettlewell. That nature designs the preservation of the
7. To importune ; to solicit. more infirm creatures by the defensive armour
He irged sore, it hath given them, is demonstrable in the common hedge-hog, or urchin.
With piercing words and pitiful implore,
Spenser. 3. A name of slight anger to a child. Pleas'd Cupid heard, and check'd his mother's
8. To press in opposition, by way of obpride ;
jection. And who's hlind now, mamma? the urcbin cried.
Though every man have a right in dispute to 'Tis Chloe's eye, and cheek, and lip, and breast :
urge a false religion, with all its absurd' conseFriend Howard's genius fancied all the rest.
quences; yet it is barbarous incivility scurriPrior.
lously to sport with that which others account Ure. n. so Practice; use; habit. Obso- To Urge. v.n. To press forward.
Tillotson. lete. Is the warrant sufficient for any man's con
A palace, when 'tis that which it should be,
Stands such, or else decays: science to build such proceedings upon, as are But he which dwells there is not so; for he and have been put in ure for the establishment
Strives to urge upward, and his fortune raise. of that cause? Hooker.
Donne. He would keep his hand in ure with somewhat of greater value, till he was brought to
U'RGENCY. n. s. [from urgent.] Pressure justice.
of difficulty or necessity.
Being for some hours extremely pressed by U'RETER. n. s.
[oqnting uretere, French.] the necessities of nature, I was under great difUreters are twoʻlong and small canals ficulties between urgency and shame. Gulliver, from the bason of the kidnies, one on U'RGENT. adj. (urgent, Fr. urgens, Lat.) each side. Their use is to carry the 1. Cogent; pressing ; violent. urine from the kidnies to the bladder. Things so ordained are to be kept; howbeit
Quincy, not necessarily any longer than till there grow The kidnies and ureters serve for expurgation.
some urgent cause to ordain the contrary. Hooker. Wiseman.
The death of Fulvia, but more urgent touches, U'RETHRA. n. s. (rengęce; uretre, Fr.]
Do strongly speak t'us.
Sbakspeare. The passage of the urine.
This ever hath been that true cause of more Caruncles are loose flesh arising in the urte wars than upon all other occasions, though it tbra.
least partakes of the argent necessity of state. TO Urge. v. a. (urgeo, Latin.]
Raleigh. To incite; to push ; to press by mo.
Let a father seldom strike, but upon very tives.
urgent necessity, and as the last remedy. Locké. You do mistake your business: my brother 2. Importunate ; vehement in solicita-' Did urge me in his act.
tion. What I have done my safety urg'd me to. The Egyptians were urgent upon the people,
that they might send them out in haste. Exodus. This urges me to fight, and fires my mind.
U'RGENTLY. adv. [from urgent.] Co
Dryden. High Epidaurus urges on my speed,
gently; violently; vehemently in Fam'd for his hills, and for his horse's breed. portunately.
Dryden. Acrimony in their blood, and afflux of huThe heathens had but uncertain apprehensions mours to their lungs, urgently indicate phleboroof what urges men most powerfully to forsake my. their sins.
Tillotson. U'RGER. 1. s. [from urge.] One who 2. To provoke ; to exasperate.