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They oint their naked limbs with mother'd oil

, 9. A word to signify in burlesque lanOr from the founts where living sulphurs boil,

guage, more than enough. They mix a med sine to foment their limbs.


Here will be old Utis; it will be an excellent stratagem.

Slakspeare. Ismarus was not wanting to the war,

Here's a knocking indeed; if a man were pore Directing ointed arrows from afar;

ter of hell gate, he should have old turning the And death with poison arm'd. Dryden.

key. OI'NTMENT, n. s. [from oint.) Unguent;


10. Of old; long ago ; from ancient times. unctuous matter to smear any thing.

These things they cancel, as having been inLife and long health that gracious ointment stituted in regard of occasions peculiar to the gave,

times of old, and as being now superfluous. Hook, And deadly wounds could heal, and rear again

Whether such virtue speat of old now fail'd The senseless corpse appointed for the grave. More angels to create. Milton's Paradise Losto

Spenser. A land there is, Hesperia nam'd of old, O'KER. n. s. (See OCHRE.] A colour. The soil is fruitful, and the men are bold;

And Klaius taking for his younglings cark, Now callid Italia, from the leader's name. Dryd. Lest greedy eyes to them might challenge lay, In days of old there liv'd of mighty fame, Busy with sker did their shoulders mark. Sidney. A valiant prince, and Theseus was his name. Red oker is one of the most heavy colours;

Dryden. yellow oker is not so, because it is clearer. Dryd. OLDFA'SHIONED. adj. [old and fashion.] OLD. adj. [eald, Saxon ; alt, German.]

Formed according to obsolete custom. 1. Past the middle part of life; not young. Some are oftended that I turned these tales To dld age since you yourself aspire,

into modern English; because they look on Let not old age disgrace my high desire. Sidney. Chaucer as a dry, oldfashioned wit, not worth reHe wooes high and low, young and old. Sbak. viving.

Dryden. Wanton as girls, as old wives fabulous. Cowley. He is one of those oldfashioned men of wit and Tis greatly wise to know, before we're cold, pleasure, that shews his parts by raillery on marThe melancholy news that we grow old. Young. riage.

Addison. 2. Decayed by time.

O'LDEN. adj. [from old; perhaps the Saxon Raiment waxed not old upon thee. Dexteren.

plural.] Ancient. Not in use. 3. Of long continuance; begun long ago.

Blood hath been shed ere now, i' th' olda When Gardiner was sent over as ambassador

cime, into France, with great pomp, he spoke to an old

Ere human statute purg'd the gea'ral weal. acquaintance of his that came to take his leave of him.

Sbakspeare. Camden's Remains. O'LDNESS. n. s. [from old.] Old age; an4. Not new. Ye shall eat of the old store. Leviticus.

tiquity; not newness ; quality of being

old. The vine beareth more grapes when it is. young; but grapes that make better wine when it This policy and reverence of ages, makes the is eld; for that the juice is better concocted. Becon.

world bitter to the best of our times; keeps our

fortunes from us till our oldness cannot relish S. Ancient; not modern.

them. The Genoese are cunning, industrious, and

Sbak speare's King Lear. inured to hardship; which was the character of OLEA GINOUS. adj. (oleaginus, Lat. from the old Ligurians.


oleum ; oleagineux, Fr. ] Oily; unctuous. 6. Of any specified duration.

The sap, when it first enters the root, is earthy, How old art thou ? Not so young sir, to love a

watery, poor, and scarce ole iginous. Arbutbrot. woman for singing; nor so old to doat on her for any thing. I have years on my back forty-eight. OLEA GINOUsness. n. s. [from oleagia

Sbakspeare's King Lear. nous.] Oiliness. Plead you to me fair dame? I know you not: In speaking of the oleaginousness of urinous In Ephesus I am but two hours old,

spirits, I employ the word most rather than ail. As strange unto your town as to your talk.

Boyle. Sbakspeare. OLE'ANDER. n. s. [oleandre, Fr.] The He did enfold

plant rosebay. Within an oxe hide, fiea'd at nine years old,

OLE'ASTER. 1. s. [Latin.] Wild olive; All th' airie blasts, that were of stormie kinds


a species of olive. Any man that shall live to see thirty persons

It is a native of Italy, but will endure the cold descended of his body alive together, and all above

of our climatę, and grow to the height of sixteen three years old, makes this feast, which is done at

or eighteen feet. It blooms in June, and per. the cost of the state.

fumes the circumambient air to a great distance.

Miller, 7. Subsisting before something else.

OLE'ose, adj. [oleosus, Latin.] Oily.
Equal society with them to hold,
Thou need'st not make new songs, but sing the

Rain water may be enducd with some vegeold.


tating or prolifick virtue, derived from some saThe Latian king, unless he shall submit,

line or oleose particles it contains. Ray. Own his old promise, and his new forget,

In falcons is a small quantity of gall, the olcous Let him in arms the pow'r of Turnus prove.

parts of the chyle being spent most on the fat. Dryden.

Floyer on the Humours. He must live in danger of his house talling To OLFA'CT. v. a. (olfactus, Latin.] To about his ears, and will tind it cheaper to build it smell. A burlesque word. from the ground in a new form; which may not There is a machiavilian plot, be so convenient as the old.

Tho' every nare olfact it not. Hudibrar. 3. Long practised.

Then said I unto her that was old ip adulte. OLFACTORY. adj. (olfactoire, Fr. from des, will they now commit whoredoms with her?

olfacio, Latin.) Having the sense of Ezekiel. smelling,


Iliuvias, or invisible particles that come from OME'GA. n. s. [Wurya.] The last letter of bodies at a distance, immediately affect the olo the Greek alphabet, therefore taken in factory nerves.


the Holy Scripture for the last. O'lid. } adj. [olidus, Lat.) Stinking i

I am alpha and omega, the beginning and the OʻLIDOUS. S fetid.


Revelaticas. In'a civet cat a different and offensive odour

O'MELET. n. s. Comelette, Fr.] A kind of proceeds, partly from its food, that being especially fish, whereof this humour may be a garous

pancake made with eggs. excretion and olidous separation.

OʻMEN. n. s. Comen, Lat.) A sign good

Brown. The fixt salt would have been not unlike that or bad; a prognostick. of men's urine; of which olid and despicable li

Hammond would steal from his fellows into quor I chose to make an instance, because che- places of privacy, there to say his prayers, opens mists are not wont to take care for extracting of his future pacifick temper and eminent desothe fixt salt of it.


Fell. OLIGA'RCHY. n. s. [orozap Xoc.) A form

When young kings begin with scorn of justice, of government which places the supreme

They make an omen to their after reign. Drglene

The speech had omen, that the Trojan race power in a small number; aristocracy.

Should find repose, and this the time and place. The worst kind of oligarcby is, when men are

Dryden governed indeed by a few, and yet are not taught Choose out other smiling hours, to know what those few be, whom they should Such as have lucky omens shed obey. Sidney. O'er forming laws and empires rising.

Prict We have no aristocracies but in contempla- OʻMENED. adj. (from omen.] Containing tion, all oligarchies, wherein a few men domineer, do what they list.


Fame may prove,
After the expedition into Sicily, the Atheni-
ans chose four hundred men for administration

Or omen'd voice, the messenger of Jove, of affairs, who became a body of tyrants, and

Propitious to the search. Pope's Odyssey were called an oligarchy, or tyranny of the few; OMENTUM. n. s. [Latin.] The caúl under which hateful denomination they were that covers the guts, called also reticu. soon after deposed.

Swift. lum, from its structure resembling that OʻLIO. n. s. [olla, Span.) A mixture; a of a net. medley. See OGLIO.

When the peritonæum is cut, as usual, and the Ben Jonson, in his Sejanus and Catiline, has cavity of the abdomen laid open, the omentum or given us this olio of a play, this unnatural mix- cawl presents itself first to view. This mem. ture of comedy and tragedy.

Dryden. brane, which is like a wide and empty bag, covers I am in a very chaos to think I thould so for- the greatest part of the guts.

Quincy. get myself. But I have such an clio of affairs, I OʻMER. n. š. A Hebrew measure about know not what to do.

Congreve. three prints and a half English. Bailey. OʻLITORY. n. so solitor, Lat.] Belonging To OʻMINATE. v. a. Cominor, Latin.] To to the kitchengarden.

foretoken; to show prognosticks. Gather your olitory seeds. Evelyn's Kalendar.

This ominates sadly, as to our divisions with the OLIVA'STER. adj. (olivastre, Fr.] Darkly Romanists.

Decay of Piety: brown ; tawny.

OMINAʼtion. 1. s. [from ominór, Lat.) The countries of the Abysenes, Barbary, and Prognostick. Peru, where they are tawny, olivaster, and pale, The falling of salt is an authentick presage, are generally more sandy.


ment of ill luck, yet the same was not a general OʻLIVE, 1. s. [olive, Fr. olea, Lat.) A prognostick of future evil among the ancients; plant producing oil; the emblem of but

a particular omination concerning the breach peace; the fruit of the tree.

of friendship The leaves are for the most part oblong and

O'MINOUS. adj. (from omen.] evergreen; the flower consists of one leaf, the 1. Exhibiting bad tokens of futurity ; lower part of which is hollowed, but the upper foreshowing ill; inauspicious. part is divided into four parts; the ovary, which Let me be duke of Clarence; is fixed in the center of the flower cup, becomes For Glo'ster's dukedom is ominous. Sbakspeare. an oval, soft, pulpy fruit, abounding with a fat Pomfret, thou bloody prison, liquor, inclosing an hard rough stone. Milton. Fatal and ominous to noble peers.

Sbakspeare. To thee, the heav'ns, in thy nativity,

These accidents the more rarely they happen, Adjudg’d an olive branch and laurel crown, the more ominous are they esteemed, because As likely to be blest in peace and war. Sbaksp. they are never observed, but when sad events de In the purlews of this forest, stands

Hayward A sheepcote fenc'd about with olive trees.

Roving the Celtic and Iberian fields,

Sbakspeare. He last betakes him to this ominous wood. Milt. The seventh year thou shalt let it rest.

As in the heathen worship of God, a sacrifice like manner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, without an heart was accounted ominous ; so in and olive yard.

Exodus. the christian worship of him, an heart without a Their olive bearing town. Dryden's Æneid. sacrifice is worthless. It is laid out into a grove, a vineyard, and an

Pardon a father's tears, allotment for olives and herbs. Brooie. And give them to Charinus' memory; OʻMBRE. n. s. (hombre, Spanish.] A game May they not prove as ominous to thee. Dryder. of cards played by three.

2. Exhibiting tokens good or ill. He would willingly carry her to the play ; but

Though he had a good ominous name to have she had rather go to lady Centaure's, and play at

made a peace, nothing followed. Bacon ombre.


It brave to him, and ominous does appear, When ombre calls his hand and heart are free,

To be oppos'd at first, and conquer here. Cowley. And, join'd to two, he fauls not to make three. OʻMINOUSLY. adv. (from ominous.] With

Young good or bad omen.





OʻMINOUSNESS. n. s. [from ominous.] The nipotency of God, whilst it is able to perform such

wonderful effects.

Wilkins. quality of being ominous.

The greatest danger is from the greatest powe Omission. n. s. (omissus, Latin.)

and that is omnipotency:

Tillotson. 1. Neglect to do something ; forbearance How are thy servants blest, O Lord, of something to be done.

How sure is their defence, Whilst they were held back purely by doubts Eternal wisdom is their guide, and scruples, and want of knowledge without Their help, omnipotence,

Addison. their own faults, their omission was fit to be con- Will omnipotence neglect to save, nived at.

Kettlewell. The suffering virtue of the wise and brave? If he has made no provision for this change,

Popo. the omission can never be repaired, the time never OMNI'POTENT. adj. [omnipotens, Latin.] redeemed.

Rogers. Almighty; powerful without limit; 1. Neglect of duty, opposed to commis- all-powerful. sion or perpetration of crimes.

You were also Jupiter, a swan, for the love of Omission to do what is necessary,

Leda: oh omnipoten: love! how near the god Seals a commission to a blank of danger. Sbaksp. drew to the complexion of a goose ? Sbakspeare. The most natural division of all offences, is

The perfect being must needs be omnipotent; into those of omission and those of commission. both as self-existent and as immense; for he

Addison. that is self-existent, having the power of being, TO OMI'T. v. a. [omitto, Latin.]

hath the power of all being; equal to the cause 1. To leave out; not to mention.

of all being, which is to be omnipotent,


OMNIPRE'SENCE. n. s. [omnis and præsens, These personal comparisons I omit, because I would say nothing that may savour of a spirit

Lat.] Ubiquity ; unbounded presence. of flattery.


He also went Great Cato there, for gravity renown'd,

Invisible, yet staid, such privilege Who can omit the Gracchi, who declare

Hath omnipresence.

Milton. The Scipios' worth?

Dryden. Adam, thou know'st his omnipresence fills 2. To neglect to practise.

Land, sea, and air.


The soul is involved and present to every Her father omitted nothing in her education, that might make her the most accomplished wo

part : and if my soul can have its effectual energy man of her age.

Addison. upon my body with ease, with how much more

facility can á being of immense existence and OMITTANCE. 1. s. [from omit.] Forbear- omnipresence, of intinite wisdom and power, goance. Not in use.

vern a great but finite universe?

Halea He said, mine eyes were black, and my hair OMNIPRE’sent. adj. [omnis and presens, black;

Lat.] Ubiquitary; present in every And now I am remember'd, scorn'd at me!

place. I marrel why I answer'd not again;

Omniscient master, omnipresent king, But that's all one, omittance is no quittance.

To thee, to thee, my last distress I bring! Prior.

Sbakspeare: OMNI'Science. I n.s. (omnis and scientia, OMNIFA'Rious. adj. [omnifarium, Lat.] OMNI'SCIENCY.) Latin.]

Latin.) Boundless Of all varieties or kinds. These particles could never of themselves, by,

knowledge; infinite wisdom.

In all this misconstruction of my actions, as I emnifarious kinds of motion, whether fortuitous or mechanical, have fallen into this visible system.

have no judge but God above me, so I can have Bentley

comfort to appeal to his omniscience. K. Charles. But if thou omnifarious drinks wou'dst brew;

Thinking by retirement to obscure himself Besides the orchard, ev'ry hedge and bush

from God, Adam infringed the omnisciency and Affords assistance.


essential ubiquity of his Maker, who, as he

created all things, is beyond and in them all. OMNIFEROUS. adj. (omnis and fero, Lat.)

Brown. All-bearing.

Dict. An immense being does strangely fill the soul; OMNÍFick. adj. (omnis and facio, Lat.) and omnipotency, omnisciency, and infinite goodAll-creating

ness, enlarge the spirit while it fixtly looks upon them.

Burnet. Silence, ye troubled waves, and thou deep,

Since thou boast'st th' omniscience of a God, peace! Said then th' omnifick word, your discord end.

Say in what cranny of Sebastian's soul,

Unknown to me, so loata'd a crime is lodgid? Milton.

Dryden. OʻMNIFORM. adj. [omnis and forma, Lat.] OmniSCIENT. adj. [omnis and scio, Lát.] Having every shape.

Dict. Infinitely wise; knowing without bounds; OMNIGENOUS. adj. [omnigenus, Latine]. knowing every thing. Consisting of all kinds.

Dict. By no means trust to your own judgment OMNIPA'RITY. n. s. [omnis and par, Lat.) alone ; for no man is omniscient. Bacon. General equality.

What can 'scape the eye Their own working heads affect, without com

Of God all-seeing, or deceive his heart mandment of the word, to wit, omniparity of


Milton, churchmen.

W bite.

Whatsoever is known, is some way present;

and that which is present, cannot but be known OMNIPOTENCE. n.s. [omnipotentia, Lat.] by him who is omniscient.

Soutb. OMNIPOTENCY. S Almighty power;

It is one of the natural notions belonging to unlimited power:

the Supreme Being, to conceive of him that he Whatever fortune is omniscient.

Wilkins. Can give or take, love wants not, or despises;

Omniscient master, omnipresent king, Or by his own omnipotence supplies. Denbam.

To thee, to thee, my last distress I bring. Prior. As the soul bears the image of the divine wis.

OMNI'Scious. adj. [omnis and scio, Lat.] dom, so this part of the body represents the om- All-knowing. Not in use. VOL. III.


I dare not pronounce him omniscious, that We abstain on such solemn occasions from being an attribute individually proper to the things lawful, out of indignation that we have ofGodhead, and incommunicable to any created ten gratified ourselves in things unlawful. Smallr. substance.

Hake will on Providence. 10. It denotes the time at which any thing OMNIVOROUS.adj. [omnis and voro,Lat.)

happens : as, this happened on the first All-devouring.

Dict. day. On is used, I think, only before OMO'PLATE. n. s. [wp@ and Thatus:]

day or hour, not before denominations The shoulderblade.

Dict. of longer time. OMPHALO'PTICK. n. s. [on Paros and

In the second month, on the twenty-seventh day.

Genesis. OTTIXOS.] An optic glass that is convex

11. It is put before the object of some pasa on both sides, commonly called a con

sion. vex lens.


Compassion on the king commands me stoop. On. prep. [aen, Dutch ; an, German.)

Sbakspeare. 1. It is put before the word, which sig- Cou'd tears recal him into wretched life,

nifies that which is under, that by which Their sorrow hurts themselves; on him is lost. any thing is supported, which any thing

Dryden. strikes by falling, which any thing co.

12. In forms of denunciation it is put be. vers; or where any thing is fixed.

fore the thing threatned. He is not lolling on a lewd love bed,

Hence on thy life; the captive maid is mine, But on his knees at meditation. Sbakspeare.

Whom not for price or pray’rs I will resign. What news!

Dryden. Richmond is on the seas.

13. Noting imprecation. -There let him sink and be the seas on him.'

Sorrow on thee, and all the pack of you, Sbakspeare.

That triumph thus upon my misery! Sbakspeers. Distracted terror knew not what was best; 14. Noting invocation. On what determination to abide. Daniel. On thee, dear wife, in deserts all alone, How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of

He call'd.

Dryden. youth,

15. Noting the state of a thing fired. This Stol'n on his wing my three and twentieth year. sense seems peculiar, and is perhaps an


old corruption of a fire. As some to witness truth, heav'ns call obey,

- The earth shook to see the heavens on fire, So some on earth must, to confirm it, stay, Dry.

And not in fear of your nativity: Shakspeare. They stooping low, Perch'd on the double tree.

The horses burnt as they stood fast tied in the Dryden.

stables, or by chance breaking loose, ran up and On me, on me let all thy fury fall,

down with their tails and mains on a light fire. Nor err from me, since I deserve it all. Pope.

Krolles. 2. It is put before any thing that is the His fancy grows in the progress, and becomes subject of action.

on fire like a chariot wheel by its own rapidity. Th' unhappy husband, husband now no more,

Popes Did on his tuneful harp his loss deplore. Dryden. 16. Noting stipulation or condition. 3. Noting addition or accumulation.

I can be satisfied on more easy terms. Dryden. Mischiefs on mischiefs, greater still and more, 17. Noting distinction or opposition. The neighb'ring plain with arms is cover'd o'er. The Rhodians, on the other side, mindful of

Dryden. their former honour, valiautly repulsed the ene4. Noting a state of progression.


Knelles. Ho Mæris! whither on thy way so fast?

18. Before it, by corruption, it stands for This leads to town.


of. 5. It sometimes notes elevation.

This tempest,
Chuse next a province for thy vineyard's reign, Dashing the garment of this peace, aboded
On hills above, or in the lowly plain.
Dryiden. The sudden breach on't.

Sbakspeare. The spacious firmament on high.


A thriving gamester has but a poor trade on't, 6. Noting approach or invasion.

who tills his pockets at the price of his reputaTheir navy ploughs the wat’ry main,


Lorke. Yet soon expect it on your shores again. Dryden. 19. Noting the manner of an event. 7. Noting dependance or reliance.

Note, On God's providence and on your bounty, all How much her grace is alter'd on the sudden. their present support and future hopes depend.

Shakspeare. Smallridge. 20. On, the same with upon. See U PON. 8. At, noting place.

On, adv.
On each side her,

1. Forward ; in succession. Stood pretty dimpled boys, like smiling Cupids. As he forbore one act, so he might have for

Shakspeare. born another, and after that another, and so on, 9. It denotes the motive or occasion of till he had by degrees weakened, and at length any thing.

mortified and extinguished the habit itself. Soutb. The same prevalence of genius, the world If the tenant fail the landlord, he must fail his cannot pardon your concealing, on the same con

creditor, and he his, and so on.

Locke. sideration; because we neither have a living These snialler particles are again composed of Varus nor a Horace.

Dryder. others much smaller, all which together are equal The joy of a monarch for the news of a vie- to all the pores or empty spaces between them; tory, must not be expressed like the ecstacy of a and so on perpetually till you come to solid para harlequin on the receipt of a letter from his mis- ticles, such as have no pores.

Newteri. Dryden. 2. Forward ; in progression. The best way to be used by a father on any On indeed they went; but oh! not far; occasion, to reform any thing he wishes mended A fatal stop travers'd their head-long course. Locke.



in his son.





So saying, or he led his radiant files. Milton.

In your tuneful lays, Aly hasting days fly on with full career. Milt. Once more resound the great Apollo's praise. Pope

Hopping and flying thus they led him on 2. A single time. To the slow lake.

Dryden. Who this heir is, he does not once tell us. What kindled in the dark the vital flame,

Locke. And ere the heart was form’d, push'd on the 3. The same time. red'ning stream. Blackmore.

At once with him they rose : Go to, I did not mean to chide you ;

Their rising all at once was as the sound
On with your tale.

Of thunder heard remote.

Milton. 3. In continuance; withont ceasing.

Fir'd with this thought, at once he strain’d the Let them sleep, let them sleep on,

breast, Till this stormy night be gone,

And on the lips a burning kiss impress'd. Dryd. And th' eternal morrow dawn. Crasbaw.

4. At a point of time indivisible. Sing on, sing on, for I can ne'er be cloy'd.


Night came on, not by degrees prepar’d;

But all at once; at once the winds arise, You roam about, and never are at rest;

The thunders roll.

Drydan. By new desires, that is, new torments still pos

Now that the fixed stars, by reason of their sest;

immense distance, appear like points, unless so As in a fev'rish dream yon still drink on,

far as their light is dihited by refraction, may apAnd wonder why your thirst is never gone.

pear from hence, that when the moon passes Dryden.

over them and eclipses them, their light vanishes, The peasants defy the sun; they work on in

not gradually like that of the planets, but all at the hottest part of the day without intermission.

Newton. Locke. Not off: as, he is neither on nor off ; 5. One time, though no more.

Fuscinus, those ill deeds that sully fame, that is, he is irresolute.

In blood once tainted, like a current run 5. Upon the body, as part of dress. His From the lewd father to the lewder sou. Dryd.

clothes were neither on nor off; they '6. At the time immediate. were disordered. See OFF.

This hath all its force at once, upon the first A long cloak he had on.

Sidney impression, and is ever afterwards in a declining Stift in brocade, and pinch'd in stays,

Atterbury. Her patches, paint, and jewels on ;

7. Formerly ; at a former time. All day let envy view her face,

Thereon his arms and once-lov'd portrait lay, And Phillis is but twenty-one.

Prier, Thither our fatal marriage-bed convey. Denbam. A painted vest prince Voltager had on,

My soul had once some foolish fondness for Which from a naked Pict his grandsire won.

thee, Blackmore, But hence 'tis gone.

Addison, 6. It notes resolution to advance forward; 8. Once seems to be rather a noun than an not backward.

adverb, when it has at before it, and Since 'tis decreed, and to this period lead when it is joined with an adjective: as, A thousand ways, the noblest path we'll tread; this once, that once. And bravely or, till they or we, or all, A common sacritice to honour fall. Denbam.

ONE. adj. [an, æne, Saxon ; een, Dutch ;

ein, German ; 6y, Greek.] 7. It is through almost all its significations

1. Less than two; single; denoted by an opposed to off, and means approach,

unit. junction, addition, or presence.

The man he knew was one that willingly, ON. interject. A word of incitement or For one good look would hazard all. Daniel.

encouragement to attack; elliptically Pindarus the poet, and one of the wisest, acfor to go on.

knowledged also one God the most high, to be Therefore cr, or strip your sword stark nak- the father and creator of all things. Raleigh. ed; for meddle you mus. Sbakspeare.

Love him by parts in all your num'rous race, Cheerly on, courageous friends,

And from those parts form one collected grace; To reap the harvest of perpetual peace,

Then when you have refin'd to that degree, By this one bloody trial of sharp war.

Imagine all in one, and think that one is he. Dry. On then, my muse ! and fools and knaves ex- 2. Indefinitely; any; some one. pose,

We shall
And, since thou can'st not make a friend, make Present our services to a tine new prince,
Young One of these days.

Shakspeare. Once. adv. (from one. e.]

I took pains to make thee speak, taughi thee 1. One time.

each liour Trees chat bear mast, are fruitful but once in

One thing or other.

Sbakspeare. two years; the cause is, the expence of sap.

3. It is added to any. Bucon.

When any one heareth the word of the kingForthwith from out the ark a raven flies,

dom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the And after him the surer messenger,

wicked one and catcheth away that which was A dove, sent forth once and again to spy

sown in his heart.

Mattbew. Green trees or ground.

Millon. If any one prince made a felicity in this life, and Once ev'ry morn he march'd, and once at night.

left fair fame after death, without the love of Cowley.

his subjects, there were some colour to despise You came out like some great monarch, to


Sucklinga take a town but once a year, as it were for your 4. Different; diverse: opposed to another. diversion, though you had no need to extend your What a precious comfort to have so many, territories.

Dryden. like brothers, commanding one anotber's fortunes? O virgin! daughter of eternal night,

Sbukspeare. Give me this once thy labour to sustain

It is one thing to draw outlines true, the feaMly righe, and execute my just disdain. Dryden. tures like, the proportions exact, the colouring


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