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vided in 0, so that the degrees in C 0,op, be and make the angle CLI equal to the given equal, and the perpendicular o S be erected to distance: then the straight line CP, drawn the line of measures gh. Then the line pn, Cl, through I parallel to C L, will be the required drawn from the poles C, p, through any point Q projection. in the line os, will cut off the arches F

n, Prop. XI. PROB. III. At a given point in a equal to each other, and to the angle QCp. projected great circle, to draw another great cir

The great circle AO perpendicular to the cle to make a given angle with the former; and, plane of the primitive is projected into the conversely, to measure the angle contained bestraight line os perpendicular to gh, by Prop. tween two great circles. i. Cor. 3. Let Q be the projection of 9; and Let P, fig. 4, be the given point in the given since p Q, CQ, are straight lines, they are there- great circle P B, and C the centre of the primifore the representations of the arches P 9, C9, of tive: through the points P, C, draw the straight great circles. Now, since P9C is an isosceles line POG, and draw the radius of the pritnispherical triangle, the angles PCQ, CPQ, are tive CA perpendicular thereto; join PA; to therefore equal; and hence the arches P9, C9, which draw A G perpendicular : through G produced will cut off equal arches from the given draw BG D at right angles to GP, meeting PB circles FI, GH, whose representations Fn, hl, in B; bisect the angle CAP by the straight are therefore equal: and, since the angle QC pisline AO; join B O, and make the angle BOD the measure of the arch hl, it is also the measure equal to that given; then, DP being joined, the of its equal Fn.

angle B P D will be that required. Corol. Hence, if from the projected pole of If the measure of the angle BP D be required, any circle a perpendicular be erected to the line from the points B, D, draw the lines BO, DO, of measures, it will cut off a quadrant from the and the angle BOD is the measure of BPD. representation of that circle.

Prop. XII. Prob. IV. To describe the proProp. VIII. Theor. VIII. Let. Fnk, fig. 2, jection of a less circle parallel to the plane of be the projection of any circle FI, and p the projection, and at a given distance from its pole. projection of its pole P. If Cg be the cotan Let A D B, fig. 3, be the primitive, and C its gent of CAP, and g B perpendicular to the line centre : set the distance of the circle from its of measures g C, lei CÀ P be bisected by A0, pole, from B to H, and from H to D; and draw and the line o B drawn to any point B, and also the straight line A E D, intersecting C E perpB, cutting Fnk in d; then the angle go B is pendicular to BC, in the point E: with the the measure of the arch F d.

radius Ce describe the circle EFG, and it is The arch PG is a quadrant, and the angle go the projection required. A=g PA +0AP=gAC +0AP=gAC PROP. XIII. PROB. V. To draw a less circle

+Cao=gA 0; therefore gA=80; conse- perpendicular to the plane of projection. quently o is the dividing centre of g B, the re Let C, fig. 5, be the centre of projection, and presentation of GA; and hence by Prop. V. the TI a great circle parallel to the proposed less angle go B is the measure of g B. But, since pg circle : at C make the angles IC N, TCO, each represents a quadrant, therefore p is the pole of equal to the distance of the less circle from its &B; and hence the great circle pd B, passing parallel great circle TI; let C L be the radias of through the pole of the circles g B and Fn, will projection, and from the extremity L draw L M cut off equal arches in both, that is, Fd=g B perpendicular thereto; make CV equal to L M, = angle go B.

or C F equal to CM; then, with the vertex V COROL. The angle go B is the measure of the and assymptotes CN, CO, describe the hyperangle gp B. For the triangle gp B represents a bola W VÃ; or, with the focus F and CV, detriangle on the sphere, wherein the arch which scribe the hyperbola, and it will be the perpeng B represents is equal to the angle which the dicular circle described. angle p represents; because gp is a quadrant; PROP. XIV. PROB. VI. To describe the protherefore g o B is the measure of both.

jection of a less circle inclined to the plane of PROP. IX. PROB. I. To draw a great circle projection. through a given point, and whose distance from Draw the line of measures d p, fig. 6, and at the pole of projection is equal to a given quan- C, the centre of projection, draw CĂ perpenditity.

cular to dp, and equal to the radius of projecLet A D B, fig. 3, be the projection, C its tion : with the centre A, and the radius A C, pole or centre, and P the point through which a describe the circle DCÉG; and draw R A E great circle is to be drawn : throngh the points parallel to d p: then take the greatest and least P, C, draw the straight line PCA, and draw distances of the circle from the pole of projecC E perpendicular to it: make the angle CAE tion, and set them from C to D and F respecequal to the given distance of the circle from the tively; for the circle D F; and from A, the propole of projection C; and from the centre C, jecting point, draw the straight lines A F f, and with the radius C E, describe the circle EFG: ADd; then df will be the transverse axis of through P draw the straight line PI K, touching the ellipse : but if D fall beyond the line R E, the circle EFG in I, and it will be the projec- as at G, then from G draw the line GAD d, tion of the great circle required.

and df is the transverse axis of an hyperbola : Prop. X. Prob. II. To draw a great circle and if the point D fall in the line R E, as at E, perpendicular to a great circle which passes then the line A E will not meet the line of meathrough the pole of projection, and at a given sures and the circle will be projected into a padistance from that pole.

rabola whose vertex is f: bisect df in H, the Let A D B, fig. 3, be the primitive, and CI centre, and for the ellipse take half the difference the given circle : draw C L perpendicular to CI, of the lines Ad, Af, which laid from H will give

K the focus ; for the hyperbola, half the sum of mer in B; join A B, C B, and AC B will be Ad, Af being laid from H, will give k its focus: the projection of the spherical triangle, and the then with the transverse axis df, and focus K, or rectilineal angle ACB is the measure of the k, describe the ellipse d Mf, or hyperbola fm, spherical angle A C B, fig. 10. which will be the projection of the inclined Prop. XIX. PROB. XI. The three angles of circle : for the parabola, make EQ equal to Ff, a spherical triangle being given, to project it, and draw fn perpendicular to A Q, and make and to find the measures of the sides. fk equal to one half of nQ: then with the ver Let A BC, fig. 12, be the spherical triangle of tex f, and focus k, describe the parabola f m, for which the angles are given: construct another the projection of the given circle F E.

spherical triangle EFG, whose sides are the Prop. XV. PROB. VII. To find the pole of supplements of the given angles of the triangle a given projected circle.

ABC; and with the sides of this supplemental Let D'M F, fig. 7, be the given projected cir- triangle describe the gnomonic projection, &c., cle, whose line of measures is DF, and C the as before. The supplemental triangle E F G has centre of projection; from C draw the radius of also a supplemental part E Fg; and when the projection CA, perpendicular to the line of sides G E, G F, which are substituted in place measures, and A will be the projecting point: of the angles A, B, are obtuse, their supplements join A D, A F, and bisect the angle DAF by & E, g F, are to be used in the gnomonic projecthe straight line AP; hence P is the pole. If tion of the triangle. the given projection be an hyperbola, the angle Prop. XX. PROB. XII. Given two sides, and fAG, fig. 6, bisected, will give its pole in the the included angle of a spherical triangle, to de

line of measures; and, in a parabola, the angle scribe the gnomonic projection of that triangle, fAE bisected will give its pole.

and to find the measures of the other parts. Prop. XVI. PROB. VIII.

To measure any

Let the sides AC, C B, and the angle ACB, portion of a projected great circle, or to lay off fig. 10, be given : make the angles CDA, CDG, any number of degrees thereon.

fig. 13, equal respectively to the sides A C, CB, Let EP, fig. 8, be the great circle, and I Pa fig. 10; also make the angle AC B, fig. 13, equal portion thereof to be measured : draw ICD to the spherical angle A C B, fig. 10, and C B perpendicular to IP; let C be the centre, and equal to CG, and A B C will be the projection C B the radius of projection, with which describe of the spherical triangle. the circle E BD; make I A equal to IB; then To find the measure of the side A B: from C A is the dividing centre of E P; hence, A P be- draw CL perpendicular to A B, and C M paraling joined, the angle IAP is the measure of the lel thereto, meeting the circumference of the priarch I P. Or, if IAP be made equal to any mitive in M; make LN equal to LM; join given angle, then IP is the correspondent arch AN, BN, and the angle A B N will be the meaof the projection.

sure of the side AB. To find the measure of PROP. XVII. PROB. IX. To measure any either of the spherical angles, as BAC: from arch of a projected less circle, or to lay off any D draw D K perpendicular to AD, and make number of degrees on a given projected less K H equal to Ń D: from K draw K I perpendicircle.

cular to CK, and let A B produced meet K I Let Fn, fig. 9, be the given less circle, and in I, and join HI: then the rectilineal angle P its pole: from the centre of projection C draw KHI is the measure of the spherical angle CA perpendicular to the line of measures GH, BAC. By proceeding in a similar manner, the and equal to the radius of projection; join AP, measure of the other angle will be found. and bisect the angle CA Þ by the straight line Prop. XXI. PROB. XIII. Two angles and A0, to which draw A D perpendicular : describe the intermediate side given, to describe the gnothe circle GIH, as far distant from the pole of monic projection of the triangle; and to find the projection C as the given circle is from its pole measures of the remaining parts. P; and through any given point n, in the pro Let the angles CAB, A C B, and the side AC jected circle Fn, draw Dnl, then Hl is the of the spherical triangle CDA, fig. 10, be given: measure of the arch Fn. Or let the measure be make the angle CDA, fig. 13, equal to the mealaid from H to l, and the line Dl joined will cut sure of the given side A C, fig. 10; and the off Fn equal thereto.

angle ACB, fig. 13, equal to the angle ACB, PROP. XVIII. Prob. X. To describe the fig. 10, produce AC to H, draw D K perpendignomonic projection of a spherical triangle, cular to CK, and make the angle K H I equal when three sides are given; and to find the mea to the spherical angle C AB: from I, the intersures of either of its angles.

section of KI, HI, to A draw I A, and let it inLet A B C, fig. 10, be a spherical triangle tersect C B in B, and ACB, fig. 10. The unwhose three sides are given : draw the radius known parts of this triangle may be measured CD, fig. 11, perpendicular to the diameter of the by last problem. primitive EF; and at the point D make the Prop. XXII. PROB. XIV. Two sides of a angles C DA, CDG, ADI, equal respectively spherical triangle, and an angle opposite to one to the sides AC, BC, A B, of the spherical tri- of them given, to describe the projection of the angle A BC, fig. 10, the lines D A, DG, inter- triangle; and to find the measure of the remainsecting the diameter E F, produced if necessary ing parts. in the points A and G; make D I equal to DG; Let the sides A C, C B, and the angle BAC then from the centre C, with the radius CG, of the spherical triangle ABC, fig. 10, be given: describe an arch; and from with the distance make the les C DA, CDG, fig. 13, equal A I, describe another arch, intersecting the for- respectively to the measures of the given sides

AC, BC: draw DK perpendicular to AD, PROLATE, in geometry, is applied to a make K H equal to D K, and the angle KHÍ spheroid produced by the revolution of a semiequal to the given spherical angle BAC: draw ellipsis about its larger diameter. See SPHEthe perpendicular K I, meeting H I in I; join ROID. AI; and from the centre C, with the distance PROLEGOMENA, in philology, preparatory CG, describe the arch GB, meeting A I in B; discourses fixed to a book, &c., containing somejoin C B, and A B C will be the rectilineal pro- thing necessary to enable the reader the better to jection of the spherical triangle ABC, fig. 10; understand thc book or science, &c. and the measures of the unknown parts of the PROLEP'SIS, n. s. Fr. prolepse ; Gr. triangle may be found as before.

PROLEPÍTICAL. 3 προληψις. A figure of Prop. XXIII. PROB. XV. Given two angles rhetoric, in which objections are anticipated : and a side opposite to one of them, to describe in the manner of a prolepsis. the gnomonic projection of the triangle, and to This was contained in my prolepsis or prevention find the measures of the other parts.

of his answer.

Bramhall against Hobbes. Let the angles A, B, and the side B C of the The proleptical notions of religion cannot be so well triangle A BC, fig. 12, be given : let the sup- defended by the professed servants of the altar.

Glanville. plemental triangle E FE be formed, in which

Theobald. the angles E, F, G, are the supplements of the

This is a prolepsis or anachronism. sides B C, CA, A B, respectively, aud the sides

PROLETA’RIAN, adj. Mean; wretched ; EF, FG, GE, the supplements of the angles vile; vulgar. A mean word whose etymology C, A, B. Now, at the centre C, fig. 13, make we do not find. the angles CDA, CDK, equal to the measures

Like speculators should foresee, of the sides GE, GF, respectively, being the

From pharos of authority,

Portended mischiefs farther than supplements of the angles B and A; and let the

Hudibras. lines DA, DK, intersect the diameter of the

Low proletarian tything-men. primitive E F, in the points A and K: draw PROLIF'IC, adj. ? Fr. prolifique ; Lat. DG perpendicular to AD, make GH equal to PROLIF'ICAL. 3 proles and facio. DG, and at the point H make the angle G H I Every dispute in religion grew prolifical, and in equal to the angle E, or to its supplement; and ventilating one question, many new ones were started. let E I, perpendicular to CH, meet H I in I,

Decay of Piety. and join A I: then from the centre C, with the

Main ocean flowed; not idle, but with warm distance CG, describe an arch intersecting A I

Prolific humour soft'ning all her globe,

Fermented the great mother to conceive, in B; join C B, and A B C will be the gnomo.

Satiate with genial moisture. nic projection of the given triangle A B C, fig.

Milton's Paradise Lost. 12: the supplement of the angle ACB, fig. 13, Their fruits, proceeding from simpler roots, are is the measure of the side A B, fig. 12; the not so distinguishable as the offspring of sensible measures of the other parts are found as before. creatures, and prolifications descending from double Although this method of projection has, for the origins.

Browne. most part, been applied to dialling only, yet, His vital power air, earth, and seas supplies, from the preceding propositions, it appears that

And breeds whate'er is bred beneath the skies; all the common problems of the sphere may be

For every kind, by thy prolific might, more easily resolved by this than by the ordinary

Springs.

Dryden. methods of projection.

All dogs are of one species, they mingling .oge

ther in generation, and the breed of such mixtures PROIN, v. a. A corruption of prune.

To
being prolific.

Ray. lop; cut; trim.

From the middle of the world,
I sit and proin my wings

The sun's prolific rays are hurled ;
After flight, and put new strings

'Tis from that seat he darts those beams,
To my shafts.
Ben Jonson. Which quicken earth with genial fames.

Prior. The country husbandman will not give the proining knife to a young plant.

Id. PROʻLIX, ad). Fr. prolixe ; Lat. prolixus.

PROLIX IOUS, PROLAPSUS, in surgery, a term used to de

PROLIX'ITY, prolixious is a synonyme note the falling of peculiar parts of the body

PROLIX'ly, adv.) coined by Shakspeare: proout of their natural situation, more particularly lixity and prolixness, tediousness; tiresome dilaapplied to the uterus, vagina, and rectum. See

tion. SURGERY. PROLATE. Lat. prolatum. To pronounce;

Lay by all nicety and prolixious blushes.

Shakspeare. to utter.

It is true, without any slips of prolirity, or crossing The pressures of war have somewhat cowed their the plain highway of talk, that the good Anthonio spirits, as may be gathered from the accent of their hath lost a ship.

Id. words, which they prolate in a whining querulous According to the caution we have been so prolis in tone, as if still complaining and crest fallen. giving, if we aim at right understanding the true na

Howel. ture of it, we must examine what apprehension manParrots, having been used to be fed at the prola- kind make of it..

Digby. tion of certain words, may afterwards pronounce the In some other passages I may have, to shun prosame.

Ray. lixity, unawares slipt into the contrary extreme. As to the prolate spheroidical figure, though it be

Boule. the necessary result of the earth's rotation about its On these prolirly thankful she enlarged. Dryden. own axe, yet it is also very convenient for us. If the appellant appoints a term too prolix, the

Cheyne's Philosophical Principles. judge may then assign a competent term. Ayliffe.

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Should I at large repeat

Prome; and there is here a royal menagerie of The bead-roll of her vicious tricks,

elephants. The ruins of the ancient city extend My poem would be too prolix. Prior.

beyond the modern town, and contain a number Elaborate and studied prolixity in proving such of temples dedicated to Boodh. Long. 95° E., points as nobody calls in question. Waterland.

lat. 18° 50'N. PROLOCUTOR, n. s. Lat. prolocutor. The PROMETHEUS, the son of Japetus, supforeman; the speaker of a convocation.

posed to have been the first discoverer of the art The convocation the queen prorogued, though at of striking fire by flint and steel ; which gave the expence of Dr. Atterbury's displeasure, who was rise to the fable of his stealing fire from heaven. designed their prolocutor.

Swifi. This fable is variously related by different auPROL'OGUE, n. s. & v. Q. Fr. prologue; Gr. thors. Prometheus, as most say, being a man apóhoyos; Lat. prologus. Preface; introduction of subtle and crafty genius, in order to find out to a discourse or performance: to introduce with whether Jupiter was really worthy to be reckoned a preface.

a god, slew two oxen, and stuffed one of the skins Come, sit, and a song.

with the flesh, and the other with the bones of the Shall we clap into 'i roundly, without hawking. The god, resolved to be revenged upon all man

victims, the latter of which was chosen by Jupiter. or spitting, or saying we are hoarse, which are the kind for this insult, deprived them of the use of fire; only prologues to a bad voice?

Shakspeare. If my death might make this island happy,

but Prometheus, with the assistance of Minerva, And prove the period of their tyranny,

who had already aided him by her advice in I would expend it with all willingness ;

forming the body of a man of tempered clay, But mine is made the prologue to their play. Id. contrived to ascend up to heaven, and, approachHe his special nothing ever prologues. Id. ing the chariot of the sun, stole from thence the In her face excuse

sacred fire, which he brought down to earth in a Came prologue, and apology too prompt. Milton. ferula. Jupiter, incensed at this strange and From him who rears a poem lank and long,

audacious enterprize, ordered Mercury to carry To him who strains his all into a song;

him to Mount Caucasus, and chain him to a Perhaps some bonny Caledonian air, All birks and braes, though he was never there ;

rock, where an eagle was eternally to prey upon Or, having whelped a prologue with great pains,

his liver. This part of the history of PromeFeels himself spent, and fumbles for his brains;

theus and his subsequent deliverance either by A prologue interdashed with many a stroke

Hercules or Jupiter himself

, abounds with ticAn art contrived to advertise a joke,

tions, which are supposed to contain some ancient So that the jest is clearly to be seen,

facts under this disguise. M. Bannier supposes Not in the words—but in the gap between : that this is merely a continuation of the history of Manner is all in all, whate'er is writ,

the Titans. Prometheus, as he conjectures, was The substitute for genius, sense, and wit. Couper. not exempt from the persecutions which harassed PROLONGʻ,

', v.a.) Fr. prolonger; Lat. the other Titans. As he returned into Scythia, PROLONGA’TION, n. s. S pro and longus. To which he durst not quit so long as Jupiter lived, lengthen out; continue; draw out: hence, cor- that god is said to have bound him to Caucasus. ruptly, to put off a long time: prolongation is This prince, addicted to astrology, frequently rethe act of lengthening or delaying.

tired to Mount Caucasus, as to a kind of obserTo-morrow in my judgment is too sudden;

vatory, where he contemplated the stars, and For I myself am not so well provided,

was, as it were, preyed upon by continual pining, As else I would be were the day prolonged.

or rather by vexation, on account of the solitary

Shakspeare. and melancholy life which he led. This is supNourishment in living creatures is for the prolonga- posed to have given rise to the fable of the eagle tion of life.

Bacon's Natural History, or vulture that incessantly preyed upon his liver. This ambassage concerned only the prolongation of Herodotus, however, alleges, that Prometheus days for payment of monies. Id. Henry VII.

was put in prison for not being able to stop the Henceforth I fly not death, nor would prolong Life much.

overflowing of a river, which from its rapidity

Milton. The' unhappy queen with talk prolonged the night. obliged to Hy with a part of his subjects to the

was called the eagle, or at least that he was

Dryden. PROLU'SION, n. s.

mountains to escape the inundation, till a travelLat. prolusio. Enter- ler, represented by Hercules, undertook to dam tainment; performance of diversion,

it up by a mount, and to kill the eagle, as it may It is memorable, which Famianus Strada, in the be said, by making its course regular and unifirst book of his academical prolusions, relates of form; thus Prometheus was delivered by this Suarez.

Hakowill.

hero from his prison, or retreat. PROME, or Prone, a city of the Birmian em Diodorus Siculus says that Prometheus first pire, is situated on the eastern bank of the Irra- discovered combustible materials fit for kindling waddy, in a fine fertile plain, and was formerly and maintaining fire. Bannier is of opinion, surrounded by two walls, the exterior of timber, that the origin of this fiction was, that Jupiter, and the interior of brick. It is larger than having ordered all the shops where iron was Rangoon, and carries on a considerable trade in forged to be shut up, lest' the Titans should timber, grain, oil, wax, ivory, iron, lead, and make use of it against him, Prometheus, who flag-stones. It is said to have been once the had retired into Scythia, there established good capital of a dynasty. At present, with the ad- forges ; hence came the Calybes,' those exceljoining territory, it forms the estate or appanage lent blacksmiths; and, perhaps Prometheus also, of one of the king's sons, called the prince of not thinking to find fire in that country, brought

promesse ; Lat.

to

some thither in the stalk of the ferula, in which cretion or decency, but promiscuously, and with no it may be easily preserved for several days. better a guide than the impulses of a brutal appetite. As for the two oxen which Prometheus is said to

Id. have slain, that he might impose upon Jupiter,

Clubs, diamonds, hearts, in wild disorder seen,

With throngs promiscuous strow the level green. this part of the fable is said to be founded upon

Pope. his baving been the first who opened victims

A wild, where weeds and flowers promiscuous with a view of drawing omens from the inspec

shoot.

Id. tion of their entrails. According to Le Clerc,

Unawed by precepts human or divine, Prometheus is the same with Magog, the former Like birds and beasts promiscuously they join. Id. being the son of Japetus, and the latter the son

PROMÄISE, n. s., v.a.

.a.&v.n. Fr. promise, of Japbet, and grandson of Noah. Both Pro

PROM'ISE-BREACH, metheus and Magog settled in Scythia ; the latter

PROM'ISE-BREAKER, invented or improved the art of founding metals,

promissum. EnPROM'ISER,

gagement and of forging iron, which the poets attributed

Promis'sory, adj.

benefit: declato Prometheus; and Diodorus too says, that he

PromIS'SORIly, adv.

ration of beneinvented several instruments for making fire. fit to be conferred : hence grant, or hope of The appellation Magog signifies vexation, as

something promised; to make such declaration Prometheus was gnawed by a vulture. PROMETHEUS and DamasiCHTHON, two sons of pounds are sufficiently plain : a promiser is he

or engagement; assure by promise: the two comCodrus, king of Athens, who conducted colonies who makes the engagement to benefit: promisinto Asia Minor.-Paus. i. c. 3.

sory, of the nature of a promise. PROMÄINENT, adj.

Lat. prominens. O Lord, let thy promise unto David be established. Prom'INENCE, or Standing out beyond

1 Chronicles. Prom'INENCY, n. s.

S another part ; protuber Now are they ready, looking for a promise from ant: the noun substantives both corresponding.

thee.

Acts. Whales are described with two prominent spouts are the servants of corruption.

While they promise them liberty, they themselves

2 Peter ii. 13. on their heads, whereas they have but one in the

As he promised in the law, he will shortly have forehead, terminating over the windpipe.

mercy, and gather us together. 2 Mac. ii. 18. Browne's Vulgar Errours.

I eat the air, promise crammed; you cannot feed She has her eyes so prominent, and placed so that

capons so.

Shakspeare. she can see better behind her than before her.

His promises were, as he then was, mighty; More.

But his performance, as he now is, nothing. Id. Two goodly bowls of massy silver,

Your young prince Mamillius is a gentleman of With figures prominent and richly wrought.

the greatest promise.

Id. Winter's Tale. Dryden.

Promising is the very air o' the time : it opens the Some have their eyes stand so prominent, as the hare, that they can see as well behind as before them. eyes of expectation : performance is ever the duller

for his act.

Shakspeare. Ray.

Will not the ladies be afraid of the lion ? It shows the nose and eyebrows, with the promi -I fear it, I promise you.

Id. Rencies and fallings in of the features. Addison.

Criminal in double violation His evidence, if he were called by law

Of sacred chastity, and of promisebreach. Id. To swear to some enormity he saw,

He's an hourly promisebreaker, the owner of no one For want of prominence and just relief,

good quality worthy your entertainment. Id. Would hang an honest man, and save a thief.

Who let this promiser in? did you, good Dili. Couper.

gence ? PROMIS’CUOUS, adj. 2. Lat. promiscuus.

Give him his bribe again.

Ben Jonson. Promiscuously, udv. S Mingled; confused;

As the preceptive part enjoins the most exact vir

tue, so is it most advantageously enforced by the undistinguished : the adverb corresponding.

promissory, which is most exquisitely adapted to the We beheld wliere once stood Ilium, called Troy same end.

Decay of Piety. promiscuously of Tros.

Sandys's Journey. What God commands is good ; what he promises is No man, that considers the promiscuous dispensa- infallible.

Bp. Hali. tions of God's providence in this world, can think it Whoever seeks the land of promise, shall find many unreasonable to conclude, that after this life good lets.

Id. men shall be rewarded, and sinners punished. He that brought us into this field, hath promised Tillotson. us victory.

Id. Contemplations. Glory he requires, and glory he receives,

If he receded from what he had promised, it would Promiscuous from all nations.

be such a disobligation to the prince that he would Milton's Paradise Lost. never forget it.

Clarendon. Promiscuous love by marriage was restrained. Nor was he obliged by oath to a strict observation

Roscommon. of that which promissorily was unlawful. Browne. In rushed at once a rude promiscuous crowd; Duty still preceded promise, and strict endeavour The guards, and then each other overbear,

only founded comfort.

Fell. And in a moment throng the theatre. Dryden. I could not expect such an effect as I found, Here might you see

which seldom reaches to the degree that is promised Barons and peasants on the' embattled field, by the prescribers of any remedies. In one huge heap promiscuously amast. Philips.

Temple's Miscellanizs. T'he earth was formed out of that promiscuous mass Behold, she said, performed in every part of sand, earth, shells, subsiding from the water. My promise made ; and Vulcan's laboured art. Woodward.

Dryden. That generation, as the sacred writer modestly ex I dare promise for this play, that in the roughness presses it, married and gave in marriage without dis- of the numbers, which was so designed, you will see Voi. XVII.

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