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This stopping of the stomach might be the They can owe no less than child-like obedim ether; trasmuch as many were troubled with ence to her that harh more than mo.berly power. iber fts, although tew returned to have died

hooker, of them.

Graunt. They termed her the great mother, for her 6. A familiar term of address to an old motberly care in cherishing her brethren whilst woman; or to a woman dedicated to re- young


Within her breast though calm, her breast ligious austerities. 7. (moeder, Dutch, from modder, mud.] A

Motherly cares and fears got head, and rais'd thick substarce concreting in liquors ; Some troubled thoughts.

Milton, the lees or scum concreted.

When I see the motberly airs of my little If the body be liquid, and not apt to putrcfy

daughters when playing with ceir puppets, ! totally, it will cas: up a mother, as the mothers of cannot but Butter in; seli that their husbands and distilled waters.


children will be happy in the possessiun vi such Posted tusl, and fish come in so fist,

wives and mothers.

ullison. T!.at ere the first is out the seconi stiaks,

Though she was a truly geol woman, an lhad And muldy misiber gathers on the brinks. Dryd.

a sincere motherly love for her son Joan, s'ec

there wanted not those vh) enestratešlo 8. (more properly moi,der, module, Dutch.]

create a misunderstanding between them. A young girl. Now totally obsolete.

Aruthnot. A sing tor a mnother, a bow for a boy, A wrp for a carter.


MO'THERLY. alv. [from mother.) In MoʻTHER, adi. Hid at the birth; native.

manner of a mother. For whatsover mother wit or art

Th' air a th not motberly sit on the earth, Couid word, he put in pr 1. Humbert'. Tale.

To hatch her seasons, and give aichi 13, 5 th.

Don. Wiere did you study this goodly speech? It is crmo sirom iny m tsr wit. Shukip. MoʻTHERWORT. 11. s. [cardiaca, Lac.] A

Boor living in the sacre are with Chau- plant. cer, hade rozinius, aui folured the same MO'THERY. adj. [from another.] Con. studies: bo, vocht. rls, and each of thein culo creted; full of concretions ; dreggy ; vated nism

Dryuen. At len?' isi. Utilia came,

feculent; used of liquors. Inveatress of... rotalflime,

MOTHMU'LLEIN. n. s. [blattoria, Lit.) Enlarg?! one tossier narrow bounds,

A plint.

Miller. And added length to solemn sommds,

Mo’THWORT. n. s. [moib and wort.] An With nature s mutber wit, and arts unknown be- herb, fore.

Dryden. Moʻthy. adj. [from mo:h.] Full of mnoths. To MOʻTHER. V. n. To gather concre- His horse hipp'd with an old mothy saddle, tion.

the stirrups of no kindrod. Guükspeare. They oint their naked limbs with mother'd MOTION n. s. (motion, Fr. motio, Lat.} oil.

Drydent. 1. The act of charging place : opposed to MOTHER in law. n. s. (mother and law.]


Immediate are the acts of God, more swift The mother of a husband or wife.

Than time or motion.

Milien I am come to set at variance the daughter in

The sedentary earth, law against the mother in law. Marilaw.

Serv'd by more noble than herseli, attains Mo’THER of pearl. A kind of course pearl; Her end without least motion.

21:1199. the shell in which pe urls are generated. 2. That part of philosophy whicli consi. His mortal blade

ders bodies as acting on each oiher; to In ivory sheath, ycarv'd with curious slights, which belong the laws of motion. Whose hilt was burnish'd gold, and handle strong

3. Animal lif and action. Of motbor-pearl.

Fuiry Queen.
Devoid of sense and not on.

Milton. They were of onyx, sometimes cr mutier of

The soul pearl


O'er ministerial nusmh.rs does rreside,
MOTHER of byme. n. s. [serpyllım, Lat.) To all the rings pr: i.ü.
It hath trailing branches, which are not

Each menber mure, and ev'ry multon glide. so wooly and hard as those of thyme,

4. Manner of moving the body; port; but in every other respect is the same.



Speaking or mute, all comeliness and grace MO'THERHOOD. n. s. [from mother.] The Attend thee, and each word, each motion form. office or character of a mother.

Tiltaria Thou shalt see the blessed mother-maid

Virtue too, as well as vice, is did Exalted more for being good,

In flesh and blood so well, that Plaro had Than for her interest of motberbosd. Donne. Beheld, what his high fancy once embrac'd, MOʻTHERLESS. adj. (from mother.) Des

Virtue with colours, speech and motion grac'd.

Wullera titute of a mother; orphan of a mother.

5. Change of posture; action. I might shew you my children, whom the ri

By quick instinctive 1.ction up I sprung. gour of your justice would make complete or

Vilton. phans, being already motherless. Waller.

Encourag'd thus she brought her younglings My concern for the three poor motherless

zigh, children obliges me to give you this advice. Watching the motions of her patron's eye. Dryde

Arbuthnet. MoʻTHERLY. adj. (from mo:ber and like.]

6. Military march, or remove.

See the guards Belonging to a mother; suitable to a

By me encamp'd on yonder till, expect mother.

Their motion.

Milton. VOL. III.



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7. Agitation ; intestine action.

which draw most effectually our minds unto My womb

Hesker. Prodigious motion felt, and rueful throes. Milt. Why in that rawness left you wife and chilCease, cease thou foaming ocean,

dren, For what's thy troubled motion

Those precious motives, those strong knots of To that within my breast ?

love, 8. Direction ; tendency.

Without leave-taking ?

Sbakspeart. In our proper motion we ascend.


What can be a stronger motive to a firm trust 9. Impulse communicated.

on our Maker, than the giving us his son to suffer for us?

Addison Whether that motion, vitality and operation,

The motive for continuing in the same state were, by incubation, or how else, the manner is

is only the present satisfaction in it; the motive

Raleigh. only known to God.


to change is always some uneasiness. Carnality within raises all the combustion

2. Mover. Not in use. without: this is the great wheel to which the clock owes its motion.

Decay of Piety.

Heaven brought me up to be my daughter's Love awakes the sleepy vigour of the soul,


As it hath fated her to be my motive
And brushing o'er, adds motion to the pool.

And helper to a husband.

Sbakspears 10. Tendency of the mind ; thought im

Her wanton spirits look out

At every joint and motive of her body. Sbaksp: pressed.

MO'TLEY. adj. (supposed to be corrupted Let a good man obey every good motion rising in his hcart, knowing that every such motion

from medley, perhaps from motblike coproceeds from God.

Soutb. loured, spotted or variegated like a gar. 11. Proposal made.

den moth.] Mingled of various colours. What would you with me?

They that come to see a fellow - Your father and my uncle have made motions; In a long rotley coat, guarded with yellow, if it be my luck, so; if not, happy man be his

Will be deceivid.

Sbakspears dole.


Expence and after-thought, and idle care, If our queen and this young prince agree,

And doubts of motley hue, and dark despair

. I'll join my younger daughter, and my joy,

Dryden To him forthwith, in holy wedlock bands.

Enquire from whence this motley style
-Yes, I agree, and thank

for motion.

Did first our Roman purity defile.

Traulus, of amphibious breed, 12. (In old language.) A puppet-show.

Motley fruit of mungril seed;
He compassed a motion of the prodigal son,

By the dam from lordlings sprung, and married a tinker's wife, within a mile where

By the sire exhal'd from dung. Swift. my land lies.


Mo’TOR, 1. s. (moteur, fr. from movet, TO MO'TioN. v. a. (from the noun.] To

Lat.) A mover.

Those bodies being of a congenerous nature, propose.

do readily receive the impressions of their meter, MoʻTIONLESS. adj. [from motion.] Want. and, if not fettered by their gravity, conform ing inotion ; being without motion.

themselves to situations, wherein they best unite We cannot free the lady that sits here,

unto their animator. In stony fetters fixt, and motionless. Milton.

Moʻtor Y. adj. [motorius, Lat.) Giving Ha! Do I dream? Is this my hop'd success ?

motion. I grow a statue, stiff and motionless. Dryden.

The bones, were they dry, could not, without Should our globe have had a greater share great difficulty, yield to the plucks and attracOf this strong force, by which the parts cohere; tions of the motory muscles. Things had been bound by such a pow'rful chain, Moʻtto. n. s. (motto, Italian.) A sentence That all would fix'd and motionless remain. or word added to a device, or prefixed

Blackmore. Moʻtive. adj. [motivus, Lat.)

to any thing written. 1. Causing motion; having moment.

It may be said to be the mette of human na

ture, rather to suffer than to die. L'Estrange. Shall every motive argument used in such kind

We ought to be meek-spirited, till we are ase of conferences be made a rule for others still to

sured of the honesty of our ancestors; for com conclude the like by, concerning all things of vetousness and circumvention make no good like nature, when as probable inducements may motto for a coat. lead them to the contrary?


It was the motto of a bishop eminent for his 2. Having the power to move; having

piety and good works in king Charles the se power to change place; having power

cond's reign, Inscrui Deo Gletare, Serve God

and be cheerful.
to pass foremost to motion.
The nerves serve for the conveyance of the

To Move. v. a. (moveo, Lat.] motive faculty from the brain; the ligatures for

1. To put out of one place into another ; the strengthening of them, that they may not to put in motion. flag in motion.

We ask you whence does motive vigour flow?

Sinai itself was moved at the presence of God.

At this my heart trembleth, and is moved out
That fancy is easily disproved from the motive

of his place.
power of souls embodied, and the gradual increase 2. To give an impulse to.
of men and animals.

He sorrows now, repents, and prays contrite

, Moʻtive.n. s. (motif, French.)

My motions in him; longer than they mou; i. That which determines the choice;

His heart I know, how variable and vain

that which incites the action.
Hereof we have no commandment, either in

The pretext of piety is but like the hand of a

clock, set indeed more
na:ure or scripture, which doth exact them at
our hands: yet those motives there are in both,

rected wholly by the secrte movings of carnality






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Decay of Paris.

The will being the power of directing our 9. To conduct regularly in motion. operative faculties to some action, for some end,

They, as they move cannot at any time be moved towards what is Their starry dance in numbers that compute

judged at that time inattainable. Locke. Days, months, and years, tow'rds his all-cheer3. To propose; to recommend.

ing lamp, If the first consultation be not sufficient, the Turn swift their various motions, Milton. will may move a review, and require the under- To Move. V. n. standing to inform itself better. Bp. Bramhall. 1. To be in a state of changing place ; They are to be blamed alike, who move and

not to be at rest. who decline war upon particular respects.

Whether heav'n move or earth

Milion. They find a great inconvenience in moving

Imports not, if thou reckon right. their suits by an interpreter.


The senses represent the carth as immove

able; for though it do move in itself, it rests to To Indan ora you my suit must move. Dryden.

us who are carried with it,

Glanville. 4. To persuade; to prevail on ; to dispose by something determining the choice.

2. To have a particular direction of pasA thousand knees,

sage. Ten thousand years together, naked, fasting,

The sun Upon a barten mountain, and still winter

Had first his precept so to move, so shine, In storm perpetual, could not move the gods

As might affect the earth with cold and heat.

Milton. To look that way shou wert. Sbukspeare. Grittus offered the Transylvanians money;

3. To go from one place to another. but minds desirous of revenge were not moved

I look'd toward Birnam, and anon, methought, with gold.


The wood began to move. Sometimes the possibility of preferment pre

Within this three mile may you see it vailing with the credulous, expectation of less

coming : expence with the covetous, opinion of ease with

I say a moving grove.

Sbaksp. Macbeth. the fond, and assurance of remoteness with the On the green bank I sat and listen'd long, unkind parents, have moved them without dis

Nor till her lay was ended could I move, cretion, to engage their children in adventures But wish'd to dwell for ever in the grove. Dryd. of learning, by whose return they have received This saying, that God is the place of spirits, but small contentment.

- Wotton.

being literal, makes us conceive that spirits move Could any power of sense the Roman move up and down, and have their distances and interTo burn his own right hand ? Davies.


vals in God, as bodies have in space. That which moves a man to do any thing, must

When we are come to the utmost extremity be the apprehension and expectation of some

of body, what is there that can put a stop, and good from the thing which he is about to do. satisfy the mind, that it is at the end of space,

South. when it is satisfied that body itself can move When she saw her reasons idly spent,

into it?

Locke. And could not move him from his fix'd intent, Any thing that moves round about in a circle She flew to rage.


in less time than our ideas are wont to succeed But when no female arts his mind could move, one another in our minds, is not perceived to She turn'd to furious hate her impious love. move, but seems to be a perfect entire circle of Dryden.


that matter. What can thy mind to this long journey move,

The goddess moves, Or need'st thou absence to renew thy love?

To visit Paphos, and her blooming groves. Popes

Dryden. 4. To have vital action. s. To affect ; to touch pathetically; to stir

In him we live, move, and have our being.

Aets. passion. If he see aught in you that makes him like,

Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat

Genesis That any thing he sees, which moves his liking, I can with ease translate it to my will. Shatsz. 5. To walk; to bear the body; It was great ign’rance, Gloster's eyes being

See great Marcelius! how inur'd in toils

He moves with manly grace, how rich with regal out, To let him live; where he arrives he moves


Dryden's Æneis. All hearts against us.


6. To march as an army. Should a shipwreck'd sailor sing his woe,

Anon they move Would'st thou be mou'd to pity, or bestow In perfect phalanx to thé Dorian mood. Milt. An alms?

Dryden's Persius. 7. To go forward. Images are very sparingly to be introduced : Through various hazards and events we move their proper place is in poems and orations, and To Latium.

Dryden's Aineis. their use is to move pity or terror, compassion 8. To change the posture of the body in and resentment. Felton on the Classicks. O let thy sister, daughter, handmaid move,


When Haman saw Mordecai that he stood Or, all those tender names in one, thy love.


not up, nor moved for him, he was full of indiga nation).

E.tber. 6. To make angry.

MOVE. n. s. The act of moving, comFrom those bloody hands Throw your distemper'd weapons to the ground,

monly used at chess. And hear the sentence of your moved prince.

I saw two angels play'd the mate;

With man alas no otherwise it proves, 7. To put into commotion.

An unseen hand makes all their moves. Cowley. When they were come to Bethlehem, all the

MO'VEABLE. adj. [from move.] city was moved about them.

Ruth. 1. Capable of being moved; not fixed; 8. To incite ; to produce by incitement. portable; such as may be carried from Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move

place to place. Harmonious numbers,

Milton, In the vase wilderness when the people of God


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had no settled habitation, yet a moveable taber- by the labour of some intelligent mover, as the nacle they were commanded of God to make. heavenly orbs are supposed to be turned. Wild.

Hooker. When he made his prayer, he found the boat

2. Something that moves, or stands not

still. he was in moveable and unbound, the rest remained still fast.


Pou as the soul, as the first mover, you Any heat whatsoever promotes the ascent of

Vigour and life on ev'ry part bestow. Waller.

So orbs from the first nover motion take, mineral matter, which is subtile, and is consequently moveable more easily. Woodtud.

Vet each their proper revolutions make. Dryd. Any who sees the Teverone must conclude

3. A proposer. it to be one of the most monealk rivers in the

See here these movers, that do prize their world, that it is so often shiited out of one cha:

honours nel into another.

Addison on Ituly.

At a crack'd drachm; cushions, leaden spoons, 2. Changing the time of the year.

Ere yet the right be done, pack up. Sbais. The lunar month is natural and periodisil,

If any question he moved concerning the docby which the moveable festivals of the christian

trine of the church of England expressed in the church are regulated.


thirty-nine articles, give not the least car to the Mo'VE ABLES. n. s. [meubles, Fr.] Goods; Mo'ving. participial adj. [from move.]

movers thereof.

Baron. furniture: distinguished from real or immoveable possessions, as lands or

Pathetick; touching; adapted to affect houses.

the passions.

Great Jupiter,
We seize
The plate, coin, revenues, and moveables,

The moving pray'r of Æacus did grant,

And into men and women turn'd the ant. Whereof our uncle Gaunt did stand possess'd.

Blackmore. Sbakspeare. MoʻVINGLY. adv. [from moving.) PatheLet him that moved you hither, Reinove you hence; I knew you at the first

tically ; in such a manner as to seize You were a moveable.

the passions. Why, what's a movcable ??

The choice and Rower of all things profi:able -A join'd stool.


in other books, the Psalms do both more briefly Surveys rich moveables with curious eye, and more movingly express, by reason of that Beats down the price, and threatens still to buy. poetical form wherewith they are written. Heako

Dryden. I would have had them write more movingik. Mo'VEABLENESS. n. s. [from moveable.)

Skakspeare. Mobility ; possibility to be moved. His air, his voice, his looks, and honest soul, Moʻve a BLY. adv. [from moveable.] So

Speak all so movingly in his behalf, as it may be moved.

I dare not trust myself to hear him talk. Aldis His back-piece is composed of eighteen plates, MOULD. n. s. (moegel, Swedish.]

MOUGHT. for might. Obsolete. mmveably joined together by as many intermediate skins.


1. A kind of concretion on the top or Moʻveless, adj. Unmoved ; not to be outside of things kept motionless and put out of the place.

damp; now discovered by microscopes The lungs, though untouched, will remain to be perfect plants. proveless as to any expansion or contraction of All moulds are inceptions of putrefaction, as their substance.

Boyle. the moulds of pies and flesh, which moulds turn The Grecian phalanx, moveless as a tow'r,

into worms.

Bacon. On all sides batter'd, yet resists his pow'r. Pope. Moss is a kind of mould of the earth and trees, Mo'VEMENT. n. s. (mouvement, French.)

but may be better sorted as a rudiment of gel1. Manner of moving.


Bacon What farther relieves descriptions of battles,

Another special affinity is between plants and is the art of introducing pathetick circumstances

mould, or putrefaction; for all putrefaction, if it about the heroes, which raise a different move

dissolve not in arefaction, will, in the end, issio mert in the mind, compassion and pity.

into plants.

Bacon's Nat. History.

Popes Under workmen are expert enough at making

The malt made in summer is apt to contract a single wheel in a clock, but are utterly igno

mould. rant how to adjust the sereral parts, or regulate

A hermit, who has been shut up in his cell in the movement.


a college, has contracted a sort of mould and rust 2. Motion,

upon his soul, and all his airs bave aukwardness Could he whose laws the rolling planets bind,

in then. Describe or fix one movement of the mind. Pope. 2. (mold, Saxon.] Earth; soil; ground in Mo'VENT. adj. (movins, Lat.] Moving.

which any thing grows. liit be in some part movent, and in some part

Those roulets that are of a bright chesnut or quiescent, it must needs be a curve lire, and so hazelly cclor:r are accounced the best; next to no radius.

Grew's Cesmol. that the dark grey and russet moulds are ac• MIOVENT. n. s. [movens, Latin.] That Courted best ; the light and dark ash-colour are which moves another.

reckoned the worst, such as are usually found on That there is a motion which makes the vi

common or heathy ground: the clear tawny is cissitudes of day and night, sense may assure us;

by no means to be approved, but that of a vel

lonisti colour is reckoned the worst of all; this but whether the sun or earth be the common movent, cannot be determined but by a further

is cuminonly found in wild and waste parts of appeal.


the country, and for the most part produces no Mover. 17. s. [from move.]

thing but guss, furz, and furn. All good lands

after rain, or breaking up by the spade, will 1. The person or thing that gives motion. enit a good smell; that being always the best () thou eternal mover of the heav'nis,

that is neither too unctuous or too lean, but Look with a gentle eye upon this wretch. Shak. such as will easily dissolve; of a just consistence The strength of a spring were better assisted between sand and charya




Though worms devour me, though I turn to contract concreted matter; to gather 27021,

mould. Yet in my flesh I shall his face behold. Sandys.

In wo ds, in waves, in wars she wants to dwell, The black earth, every-where obvious on the And will be found with peril and with pain; surface of the ground, we call mould. Woodw.'

Ne can the man that moulds in idle cell $. Matter of which any thing is made. Unto her happy mansion attain. Fairy Queen. When the world began,

There be some houses wherein sweet meats One cornmen mass compos'd the would of man. will relent, and baked meats will mould, more

than in others.

Nature form'd me of her softest mould, TO MOULD. v. a. To cover with mould;
Enfeebied all my soul with tender passions
Aud sunk me even below my weak sex. Addis.

to corrupt by mould.

Very coarse, hoary, moulded bread the soldiers 4. (moldło, Spanish ; moule, French.] The thrust upon their sitears, railing against Ferdimatrix in which any thing is cast, or

nard, who made no better provision. Knolles. receives its form.

TO MOULD. v.a. [from the noun.] If the liturgies of all the ancient churches be 1. To form; to shape; to model. compared, it may be perceived they had all one

I feel original muld. Hooker. Of what coarse metal ye are moulded.

Shakse A dangerous president were left for the cast- Here is the cap vour worship did bespeak ; ing of prayers into certain poetical moulds. Why this was moulded on a poringer,

Hocker. A velvet dish: fie, fie, 'tis lewd. Sbaksp. French churches all cast according unto that The king had taken such liking of his person, shich Caliin had made.

Hooker. that he resolved to make him a master-piece, My wife comes foremost; then the honour'd and to mould him platonically to his own idea. croald

Wotton. Wherein this trunk was fram'd. Shaksp. Did I request thee, Maker! from my clay

You may have fruit in more accurate figures, To mould me man? Milton's Par. Lost. according as you make the moulds. Bucon, Fle forgeth and mouldeth metals, and builds The liquid ore he drain'd


Hale. Into fit muld's prepar’d; from which he formid By education we may mould the minds and First his own tools: then what might else be manners of youth into what shape we please, wrought

and give them the impressions of such hàbits as Fusile, or grav’n in metal. Milton. slrall over afterwards remain.

Atterbury We may hope for new heavens and a new Then rose the seed of chaos, and of night, earth, more pure and perfect than the former; Of dull and venal a new world to mould, as if this was a reaner's tire, to purge out the And bring Saturnian days of lead and gold. dress and coarse parts, and then cast the mass

Dunciad. again into a new and better mould. Burnet. A faction in England, under the name of pu

Sure our souls were near allied, and thine ritan, moulded up their new schemes of religion
Cast in the same poetick mou'd with mine. Dry. with republican principles in government. Srvist.

Here in ft moulds to Indian nations known, For vou alone he stole
Are cast the several kinds of precious stone. The tire that forms a manly soul;

Blackmore. Then, to complete it ev'ry way, 5. Cast; form.

He moulded it with female clay. Swift. No mates for you,

Fabellus would never learn any moral lessons Unless you were of gentler, milder mould. Sbak. till they were moulded into the form of some tice William earl of Pembroke was a man of an- tion or fable like those of Æsop.

Watts. etter meuls and making, being the most univer- 2. To knead : as, to mould bread. Ainsw. sally beloved of any man or that age; and, hav- MoʻULDABLE. adj. [from mould.] That ing a great ofñce, he made the court itself bete

may be moulded. ter esteemed, and more reverenced in the

The differences of figurable and not figurable, Clarendon.

mouldable and not mouldable, are picbeian notions. Nor virtue, wit, nor beauty, could Preserve from death's hand this their heav’nly MoʻULDER. n. s. [from should.] He who

Bacon's Nat. Historyo mould.


Wat creatures there inhabit, of what mould, To MoʻULDER. V. n. [from mould.] To
Of substance, how endu'd, and what their pow'r, be turned to dust; to perish in dust;
Ad where their weakness.

Milton. to be diminished ; to wear or waste So must the writer, whose productions should

away. Take with the vulgar, be of volgar mould.

If he had sat still, the enemy's army would

Wall:r. From their main-top joyful news they hear

have moubdered to nothing, and been exposed to

any advantage he would take. Clurendon, Oi ships, u bich by their nuld bring new supplies.


Whatsoever mulders, or is wasted away, is

carried into the lower grounds, and nothing Hans Carvel, impotent and old,

brought back again.

Burnet. Married a lass of London murid.

Those formed stones despoiled of their shells, 6. The suture or contexture of the skull.

and exposed upon the surtace of the ground, in

Ainscuorth. time decay, wear, and moulder away, and are fre7. It is used in a sense a little strained by quently found defaced, and broken to pieces.

Woodward, Sbakspeare.

To them by smiling Jove 't was giv'n,
New honours como upon him,

Great William's glories to recall,
Like our strange garments cleave not to their

When statues moulier, and when arches fall. But with the end of use.


Finding his congregation moulder every SunTo Moyld. V. n. (from the noun.] To day, and hearing what was the occasion of it, he


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