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The stately beast the two Tyrrheidæ bred, He is forsworn, if e'er those eyes of yours, Snatch'd from his damn, and the tame youngling Echold another day break in the east. Slasp fed.

Dryden. While the sword this monarchy secures, YOU'NGLY. adv. (froin young.]

'Tis manag'd by an abler hand than yours. Drysh 1. Early in life.

My wealth, my city, and myself are yours.
Say we read lectures to you,

How youngi; he began to serve his country,

I: is my employment to revive the old of past How long continued, and what stock he springs

ages to the present, as it is yours to transınit the ot.


young of the present to the future. 3. Ignorantly; weakly.

YOURSELF, 1. s. ( your and self.] YOU'NGSTER. 7 1. s.' [from young.] A

1. You, even you; ye, not others. YOU'NKER.

It it stand, as you yourself still do, s young person: in con.

Within the eye of humour; be assurd, tempt.

My purse, my person, my extremest means, What, will you make a younder of me? sball

Lie !) unlock 'd to your occasions. Sbakspeare. I not take mine ease in mind ivo, but I shall su

O heav'ns! have my pocket pick'd ?

Slid?speare. If you do love old men, if your sweet sway
See how the piorning opes her golden gates, Allow obedience, if yourselves are old,
And takes her farewell of the gloricus sun: Make it your cause.

How well resembles it the prime of youth,

2. In the oblique cases it has the sense of Trim'd like a yonder prancing to his love.


reciprocation, or reference to the same While Ulysses slept there, and close by subject mentioned before : as, you love The other yonkers, he abroad would ly. Chupm. only yourself; you have betrayed your

Fame tells, by age fame reverend grown, selves by your rashness.
That Phæbus gave his chariot to his son;

Whenever you are more intent upon adorn-
And whilst the youngster from the path deciines, ing your persons than upon perfecting of your
Admiring the strange beauty of the signs, souls, you are much more beside yourselves than
Proud of his charge, he drove the fiery horse, he thai had rather a laced coat than a healthful
And would outdo his father in his course. Greech.


Law. The youngster, who at nine and three

3. It is sometimes reciprocal in the nomi. Drinks with his sisters milk and tea,

native. From breakfast reads, till twelve o'clock, Burnet and Heylin, Hobbes and Locke. Prior.

Be but yourselves.

Pops. YOUNGTH. 'no's. (from young.) Youth.

YOUTH. n. s. (yeoguð, Saxon.] Obsolete.

1. The part of life surceeding to child. The mournful muse in mirth now list ne mask,

hood and adolescence; the time from As she was wont in youngth and summer days.

fourteen to twenty-eight. Spenser.

But could


tb last, and love still breed, Your. pronoun. [eoper, Saxon.]

Had joys no date, and age no need; 1. Belonging to you. It is used properly

Then these delights my mind might move,

To live with thee, and he thy love. when we speak to more than one, and


His searry helm unbuckled show'd him prime ceremonjously and customarily when to In manhood, where youtb ended. Milton. only one.

The solidity, quantity, and strength of the Either your unparagoned mistress is dead, or aliment, is to be proportioned to the labour or she's outprized by a trifle. Shuksmeare. quantity of muscular motion, which in youth is Impute your danger to our ignorance;

greater than any other age. Arbuthnot. The bravest men are subject most to chance. 2. A young man.


Siward's son,
Ye dauntless Dardans hear,

And many unrough gouths even now,
Think on the strength which once your fathers Protest their first of manhood. Sbakspeare.


If this were seen, 2. Your is used in an indeterminate sense. The happiest youth viewing his progress through,

Every true man's apparel fits your thief; if it What perils past, what crosses do ensuie, be too little for your thief, your true man thinks. Would shut the book and sit him down and die. it big enough. If it be too big for your thief, your

Sbakspeare. thief thinks it little enough; so every true man's O'er the lofty gate his art emboss'd apparel tits your thief.

Sbakspeure. Androgeo's death, and off'rings to his ghost ; There is a great affinity between coins and

Sev'n gurbs from Athens yearly sent, to meet poetry, and your medallist and critic are much The tatc appointed by revengeful Crete. Dryd. nearer related than the world imagine. addison,

The pious chief
A disagreement between these seldom hap A hundred youths from all his train elects,
pens, but among your antiquaries and schoolinen. And to the Latian court their course directs.

Dryden. 3. Yours is used when the substantive goes 3. Young men. Collectively,

before or is understood : as, this is your As it is fit to read the best authors to youth book, this book is yours.

first, so let them be of the openest and clearest; Pray for this man and for his issue,

as Livy before Sallust, Sidney before Donne. Whose heavy hand hath bow'd you to the grave,

Ben Jonson And beggar'd yours for ever.

About him exercis'd heroic games That done, our day of marriage shall be yours,

Th’unarmed youth of heav'n. Milton.
One feast, one house, one mutual happiness.

Th.e graces put not more exactly on

Tli' attire of Venus, when the ball she won,
This kiss, if it durst speak,

Than that young beauty by thy care is drest,
Would stretch thy spirits up into the air:

When all your youth preiers her to the rest. Conceive and fare thee well.

Waller, Yours in the ranks of death. Sbakspeare. You'THFUL. adj. (outh and full.]



1. Young.

YOUTHLY. adj. [from youth.] Young
Our army is dispers'd already:

early in life. Obsolete.
Like youthful steers unyok'd they took their True be thy words, and worthy of thy praise,

That warlike teats dost highest glority, East, west, north, south.

Shakspeare. Therein have I spent all my youtbly days, There, in a heap of slain, among the rest, And many battles fought, and many frays. Two youtlfil knights they found beneath a load

Spenser, opprest

You'Thy. adj. [from youth.] Young; Of slaughter'd foes.

Dryden. 2. Suitable to the first part of life.

youthful. A bad word.

The scribbler had not genius to turn my age,
Here be all the pleasures

as indeed I am an old maid, into raillery, ior
That fancy can beget on youthful thoughts,
When the fresh blood grows lively, and returns

affecting a youthier turn chan is consistent with Brisk as the April buds in primrose season.

my time of day.

Milton. Ypi'ght. part. [ y and pight, from pitch.]
In his years were seen

A youthful vigour and autumnal green. Dryden.

That same wicked wight The nymph surveys him, and beholds the grace

His dwelling has low in an hollow care, Of charming features, and a youthful face. Pope.

Far underneath a craggy clift ypiki, 3. Vigorous, as in youth.

Dark, doletul, dreary, like a greedy grave. How is a good christian animated by a stedfast

Spezsit. belief of an everlasting enjoyment of perfect fe- YUCK. 1, s. (jocken, Dutch. ] Itch. licity, such as, after millions of millions of age, YULE. n. s. (zeol, yeol, jehul, Saxot.) is still youthful and flourishing, and inviting as at the first! no wrinkles in the face, no grey hairs

The time of Christmas. on the head of eternity.

Bentley. Yux. 11. s. [yeox, Saxon; sometimes proYou'THFULLY.adv. [from youthful.] in nounced yex.] The hiccough.

a youthful manner.

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ZAFFAR: 31.5.


Is found in the Saxon alphabets set Oh, great restorer of the good old stage,
down by grammarians, but is read

Preacher at once, and cany of thy age.
in no word originally Teutonick: its ZARNICH. 1, s. A substance in which
sound is uniformly that of a hard s.

orpiment is found; it approaches to the No word of English original begins .

nature of orpiment, but without its lus. with z.

tre and foliated texture. The common
kinds of Zarnich are green and yellow.


Powder the calx of cobalt fine, and mix it ZEAL. 1. S. [31005; zelus, Latin.] Paswith three times its weight of powdered fiints; sionate ardour for any person or cause. this being wetted with common water, concretes In this present age, wherein zeal hath drowned into a mass called saffre, which from its hard

charity and skill, meekness will not now suter ness has been mistaken for a native mineral. any man to marvel, whatsoever he shall bear

reproved by whomsoever.

Healer. Cobalt being sublimed, the flowers are of a If I had had time to have made new liveries, blue colour; these German mineralists called I would have bestowed the thousand pound I

I! 20.dward. borrowed of you, but it is no matter, this poor The artificers in glass tinge their glass blue shew doch better; this doch infer the seal I had with that dark mineral xabbra. Boyle.

to see him.

Sbaểspeare. ZA'NY. 11. 5. (Probably of zanei, the con..

O Cromwell, Cromwell! traction of Giovanni: from sanna, a Had I but serv'd my God with half the zeal scoff, according to Skinner.] One em

I serv'd my king, he would not in mine age

Have left me naked to mine enemies. Seat ployed to raise laughter by his gestures, The bare fervour and zeal is taken in come actions, and speeches; a merry Andrew; mutation for much other piety, by many the a buffoon.

most eager contenders.

Henxand. Some carrytale, some pleaseman, some slight

Among the seraphims

Abdiel, than whom none with more zeal ador'd
Some mumblenews, some trencher knight, some The Deity, and divine commands obey'd,

Stood up, and in a flame of zeal severe,
Told our intents before.


The current of his fury thus oppos'd. Mitae. Then write that I may follow, and so be

Had zeal anciently armed itself against sove. Thy echo, thy debtor, thy foil, thy cany, reignty, we had never heard of a calendar of I shall be thoughr, if mine like thine I shape, saints.

All the world's lion, though I be thy ape.

We mast look our prayers be with zeal and
Donne, earnestness: it is not enough that we so far an


tend them, as barely to know what it is we say, but then it should be only for good things: a but we must put forth all the affection and de rule that does certainly exclude all manner of votion of our souls.

Duty of Man. zeal for ill things, all manner of zeal for little Zeal, the blind conductor of the will . Dryd. things.

Sprat. She with such a zeal the cause embrac'd,

Being instructed only in the general, and zego As women, where thy will, are all in haste; lous in the main design; and as finite beings not The father, mother, and the kin beside,

admitted into the secrets of government, the Were overborne by the fury of the tide. Dryd. last resorts of providence, or capable of disco

The princes applaud with a furious joy, vering the final purposes of God, they must be And the king seiz'd a fiambeau with zeal to de sometimes ignorant of the means conducing to stroy.

Dryoten. those ends in which alone they can oppose each Seriousness and zeal in religion is naturai to other.

Dryder. the English..

Tillotson. Being thus saved himself, he may be zealous Good men often blemish the reputation of in the salvation of souls.

Laste their piety by overacting some things in their ZEAʼLOUSLY. adv. (from zealous, ] With religion; 'by an indiscreet zeal about things wherein religion is not concerned. Tillotson.

passionate ardour. True zeal seems not to be any one single af

Thy care is fixt, and zealously attends, fection of the soul, but rather a strong mixture

To fill thy odorous lamp with deeds of light,

Milton of many holy affections; rather a gracious con

And hope that reaps not shame. stitution of the whole mind, than any one par

To enter into a party as into an order of

friars, with so resigned an obedience to supeticular grace, swaying a devout heart, and filling

riors, is very unsuitable with the civil and relia it with all pious intentions; all not only uncouterfeit, but most fervent.


gious liberties we so zealously assert. Swift. When the sins of a nation have provoked God ZEALOUSNESS. n. s. [from zealous.] to forsake it, he suffers those to concur in the The quality of being zealous. most pernicious counsels for enslaving con

Ze'chin. n. s. [from Zecha, a place in science, who pretend to the greatest zeul for the liberty of it.

Stilling fleet.

Venice, where the mint is settled for This rebellion has discovered to his majesty,

coinage.] A gold coin worth about who have espoused his interests with zeal or nine shillings sterling. indifference.

Addison, ZE'DOARY. n. s. [zedooire, Fr.] A spicy A scorn of flattery and a zeal for truth. Pope.

plant, somewhat like ginger in its There is nothing noble in a ciergyman but

leaves, but of a sweet scent. burning zeal for the salvation of souls; nor any thing poor in his profession, but idleness and

ZED. n. s. The name of the letter %. worldly spirit.


Thou whoreson zed, thou unnecessary letter. ZE A’lot. n. s. (zeloteur, Fr. Zrawins.]

Sbakspeare. One passionately ardent in any cause.

Zenith. n. s. [Arabick.] The point Generally used in dispraise.

over head opposite to the nadir.

Fond men! if we believe that men do live But now, whereas these zealots complain of

Under the zenith of both frozen poles, us for partaking with the Roman church in things lawful and good, they themselves comply

Though none come thence advertisement to with the same in articles and actions which are

give, of no good quality.

Why bear we not the like faith of our souls ?

Davies. The fury of zeolots, intestine bitterness and division, were the greatest occasion of the de

These seasons are designed by the motions of struction of Jerusalem.

King Charles.

the sun; when that approaches nearest our ceAre not those mea too often the greatest zca

nith, or vertical point, we call it summer. lots, who are most notoriously ignorant ? true

Browr. zeal should always begin with true knowledge, ZEPHYR. 1. s. [Zephyrus, Lat.] The and thence proceed to an unwearied passion, for ZEPHYRUS.) west wind; and, poetiwhat it once kuows to be worthy of such pas

cally, any calm soft wind. sion).


They are as gentle No wonder that so many of these deluded

As zephyrs blowing below the violet. Shaksp. cealots have been engaged in a cause which they

Zepbýr you shall see a youth with a merry at first abhorred, and have trished or acted for

countenance, holding in his hand a swan with the success of an enierprize, that might have

wings displayed, as about to sing. Peachan. ended in the extirpation of the protestant reli

Forth rush the levant and the ponent winds, gion.

Eurus and Zephyr.

Millos. ZE AʼLOUS. adj. [from zeal.] Ardently

Mild as when Zephyrus on Flora breathes. passionate in any cause.

Milton. Our hearts are right with God, and our inten- ZEST. 1, s. tions pious, if we act our temporal affairs with a 1. The peel of an orange squeezed into desire no greater than our necessity, and in ac wine. tions of religion we be zealous, active, and operative, so far as prudence will permit. Taylor.

2. A relish; a taste added. This day, at height of noon, came to my sphere

Almighty vanity! to thee they owe A spirit zealous, as he seem'd, to know

Their zest of pleasure, and their balm of woe. More of the Almighty's works. Milton.

Young. We should be not only devout towards God, To Zest. v.a. To heighten by an addibut zealous towards men; endeavouring by all tional relish. prudent means to recover them out of those ZETE'Tick. adj. [from {rtsw.] Proceedsnares of the devil, whereby they are taken cap

ing by inquiry. tive.

Decay of Piciy: ZEUGMA. n. s. [from everypecea] A figure It is not at all good to be 'zealous against any person, but only against their crimes. It is in grammar when a verb agreeing with better to be zcelows for things than for persons; divers nouns, or an adjective with di.

vers substantives, is referred to one ex. contained between the tropick of Capricorn and pressly, and to the other by suppie

the polar circle: the frigid zures are circum

scribed by the polar circles, and the poles are in ment; as, lust overcame shame, bold.

their centers. ness fear, and madnesa reason.

True love is still the same: the torrid zores, Zo'cle. n. s. (in architecture.] A small And those more frigid ones, sort of stand or pedestal, being a low

It must not know: square piece or member, serving to sup

For love grown cold op hot,

Is lust or friendship, not port a busto, statue, or the like, that

The thing we show: needs to be raised; also a low square For that's a flame would die, member serving to support a column Held down or up too high: instead of a pedestal, base, or plinth.

Then think I love more than I can express,

Dict. And would love more, could I but love the less ZO'DIACK. n. s. [zodiaquc, Fr. Swaianos,


And as five zones th' etherial regions bind, 8x Two (wwr, the living creatures, the

Five correspondent are to earth assign'd: figures of which are painted on it in The sun, with rays directly darting down, globes.)

Fires all beneath, and fries the middle zoze. 1. The track of the sun through the

Drges. cwelve signs; a great circle of the 3. Circuit; circumference. sphere, containing the twelve signs.

Scarce the sun

Hath finish'd half his journey, and scarce begins The golden sun salutes the morn,

His other half in the great con of heaven. And having gilt the ocean with his beanis,

Miltos. Gallops the zodiace in his glist'ring coach.

Shekspeare. ZoO'GRAPHER. n. s. [{wn and geom.] Years he number'd scarce thirteen,

One who describes the nature, proper When fates turn'a cruel:

ties, and forms of animals. Yet three fill'd zodiarks had he been

One kind of locust stands not prone, or a little The stage's jewel.

Ben Jonson. inclining upward; but in a large erectness, eleIt exceeds even their absurdity to supje the

vating the two fore legs, and sustaining itself in zodiack and planets to be efficient of, and ante the middle of the other four, by zo ruptas cedent to, themselves, or to exert any innuences

called the prophet and praying locust. Brocre. before they were in being.

Bentley. Here in a shrine, that cast a dazzling light, ZooʻGRAPHY. [of Lun and wozow.) A Sat fixe in thought the might; Stagyrite; description of the forms, natures, and His sacred head a radiant zodiack crown'd,

properties of animals, And various animals his sides surround. Pope. 2. It is used by Milion for a girdle.

If we contemplate the end, its principal final By his side,

cause being the glory of its Maker, this leads us

into divinity; and for its subordinare, as it is As in a glist'ring sociack, hung the sword,

designed for alimental sustenance to living creze Satan's dire dread; and in his hand the spear.


tures, and medicinal uses to man, we are thereby conducted into coupraply.

Glartille. ZONE. n. s. [lwom; zona, Latin.]

Zooʻlogy. n. 1. A girdle.

n. s. (of (wor and .07.] A The middle part

treatise concerning living creatures. Girt like a starry cone his wais:, and round ZoʻOPHYTE. n. s. Coquior, of 549. and Skirted his loins and thighs with downy gold, OUTO.) Certain vegetables or substances And colours dipp'd in heaven. Milica.

which partake of the nature both of An embroider'd zone surrounds her waist.


vegetables and animals. Thy statue, Venus, though by Phidias' hands Zoo'PHORICK Column. 1. 1. [In architec. Design'd immortal, yet no lon er stands; ture.] A statuary column, or a column The marick of thy shining one is past,

which bears or supports the figure of But Salisbury's garter shall for ever last.

an aniinal,

Dit Gruneville,

Zoo'FHORUS. 11. s. 1{woocos.] A part Scarce could the goddess from her nymphs be

between the architfaves and cornice, so knowi), But by the crescent and the golden zone. Pope.

called on account of the ornaments 2. A division of the earth.

carved on it, among which were the The whole surface of the earth is disided into figures of animals.

Dict. five zones: the first is contawed between the Zoo’TOMIST. n. s. [of (x'orousa.) A disto tropicks, and is called the torrid zine.

secter of the bodies of brute beasts. There are two temperate zones, and two frizid 200ʻTOMY. n. s. (Su Tould, of sier and

Che northern temperate zone is tem nared by the tropick of Cancer and the arctick Towww.] Dissection of the bodies of polar circle: the southern temperate zore is



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