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whose first line heve bows and arrows; and the

Their purple majesty, three following, swords and targets. In tbe And all those outward shows which we call greatness, lowermost division now visible, the horses seem Languish and droop, seem empty and forsaken, to be seized by the victorious party, their riders And draw the wondering gazer's oyes no more. beheaded, and the head of their chief hung in

Rowe. chains, or placed in a frame; the others being the avenging bolt, and shake the dreadful shield,

Daughter of Jove, whose arms in thunder wield thrown together beside the dead bodies under an

Forsook by thee, in vain I sought thy aid. Pope. arched cover. The greatest part of the other

Orestes comes in time side of the obelisk, occupied by a sumptuous To save your honour; Pyrrhus cools apace; cross, is covered over with a uniform figure, Prevent his falshood, and forsake him first; elaborately raised, and interwoven with great I know you hate him. mathematical exactness. Under the cross are two

A. Phillips's Distrest Mothor. august personages, with some attendants, much Soon as these saints the treacherous Isle forsook, obliterated, but evidently in an attitude of recon

Rushed in a false, foul, fiendlike, company, ciliation; and if the monument was erected in And every fort and every castle inok, memory of the peace concluded between Mal- All to this rabble yield the sovereignty.

Fletcher's Purple Island, colm aud Capute upon the final retreat of the

This were the worst desertion :-renegadoes, Danes, these larg? figures may represent the

Even shndling Soutbey, that incarnate lie, reconciled monarchs. On the edge below the

Would scarcely join again the reformadoes,' fretwork are some rows of figures joined hand in

Whom he forsook to all the Laureate's sty. hand, which may also imply the new degree of

Byron confidence and security that took place after the feuds were composed, which are characterised turalist and traveller, born in 1736. He studied

FORSKAL (Peter), a celebrated Swedish naon the front of the pillar. But, to whatever par- first at Gottingen, and afterwards at Upsal ; at ticular transaction it may allude, it can hardly be imagined, that in so early an age of the arts in which last place he became a pupil of Linné. Scotland as it must have been raised, so elabo- mark to travel, with Niebuhr and others

, for the

In 1761 he was requested by the king of Denrate a performance would have been undertaken, but in consequence of an event of the most died at Jerim, in that country, in 1763. He

purpose of making discoveries in Arabia; and general importance; it is therefore surprising that no more distinct traditions of it arrived at Civil Liberty, printed in 1759; and from his

was the author of a tract entitled Thoughts on the era when letters were known. The height of this monument (called King Sueno's Stone) papers, which Niebuhr brought home with him, above the ground is twenty-three feet; besides were published Descriptiones Animalium, &c. twelve or fifteen feet under ground. Its breadth quæ in Itinere Orientali Observavit

, 4t0.; Flora is three feet ten inches, by one foot three inches Ægyptiaco-Arabica, 4to.; Icones rerum Natuin thickness.'

ralium quas in Itinere Orientali depingi curavit FORSAKE', v. a. Sax. forsacan; Belg.

Forskal, 4to. Forsa'ker, n. s. J versaaken; Swed. forsaka :

FORSKOHLEA, in botany, a genus of the preter. forsook; part. pass. forsook, or forsaken. pentagynia order, decandria class of plants; Compounded of the negative for and sake, seek, There are ten petals spatulated, i. e. roundish

CAL. pentaphyllous, and longer than the corolla. secan, i.e. to seek no more. To leave that which has been pursued; to abandon that which has before, with a linear base. Species three; been chosen: to be forsaken is to be deprived of natives of Egypt, Teneriffe, and the Cape.

FORSOOʻTH, adv. Sax. forsoge, for, and the company and assistance of others. Forlorn, and destitute, which are sometimes used as sy- sooth, truth. See Sooty. In truth; certainly; nonymous with forsake, are more comprehensive. very well. It is now used almost always in an To be forsaken, says Crabb, is a partial situation :

ironical or contemptuous sense. to be forlorn and destitute, is a permanent con

A thefe he was, forsoth of corn and mele, dition.

And that a slie, and usant for to stele

His name hoten Deinous Simekin. Thou didst deliver us into the hands of lawless

Chaucer. Tke Reve's Tale. enemies, most hateful forsakers of God. A pocrypha.

Wherefore doth Lysander
The devils engins would me take,
If ever I Love would forsake

Deny your love, so rich wiihin his soul,

And tender me, fursooth, affection ?
Or Bialacoil falsly betraie.

Chaucer. Romaunt of the Rose.

A fit
At his sight the sun hath turned,

man, forsooth, to govern a realm, who had so Neptune in the waters burned ;

goodly government iu his own estate. Hayward. Hell hath felt a greater heat,

Thou would'st forsooth be something in a state Jove himself forsook his seat. Ben Jonson. And business thou would'st find and would'st create. "I'was now the time when first Saul God forsvok,

Cowley. God Saul; the room in's heart wild passions took.

Unlearned persons use such letters as justly express

Cowley. the power or sound of their speech ; yet forsooth, we Truth, modesty, and shame, the world forsook ;

say, write not true English, or true French. Fraud, avarice, and force, their places took.

Holder on Speech. Dryden. In the East Indies a widow, who has any regard to When even the flying sails were seen no more, her character, throws herself into the flames of her Forsaken of all sight she left the shore.

Id. ausband's funeral pile, to shew, forsooth, that she is Unwilling I forsook your friendly state,

faithful to the memory of her deceas lord Commanded by the gods, and forced by fate. Id.

Addison's Freeholder.


She would cry out murder, and disturb the whole and one of the few servants in the Madras Estaneighbourhond; and when John came running down blishment who had at that period studied the the stairs to enquire what the matter was, nothing, language of Hindostan. He commenced in forsvoth, only ber maid had stuck a pin wrong in her this year a journey from Bengal to Persia and gown.

Arbuthnot's History of John Bull. Some question the genuineness of his books, be- lished an account of it, in 2 vols. 4to. He tra

came through Russia to England, when he pubcause, forsooth, they cannot discover in them the Aumen orationis that Cicero speaks of.


velled chiefly in the character of a Mahommedan

inerchant. Mr. Forster died in India in 1792. Upon his arm a tinsel scarf he wore, Forsooth his madam's favour, spangled fair

Forster (Nathaniel), a learned English divine, Light as himself ; a fan his helmet bore,

born at Plymstock in Devonshire, in 1717. He With ribbons, dressed, begged from his wistress’ nair. received the first part of his education at PlyFletcher's Purple Island.

mouth, and afterwards at Eton; whence, in ForsooʻTH, n. s.

Goth. fraushat ; of frau, a 1733, he proceeded to Corpus Christi College, lady. A female title of honor or respect. This Oxford, where he took his degree in arts, and

was elected fellow. His first church preferment is quite a different word to the foregoing. Our old English word forsooth has been changed 1750 he became chaplain to bishop Burnet of

was the rectory of Hethe in Oxfordshire. In for the French madam.


Durham, who appointed him his executor. FORSTER (John Reinhold), a celebrated About this time he took bis degree of D.D. Prussian naturalist, born in 1729. In his youth After the death of bishop Burnet, in 1752, he he made great progress in the learned and mo- was chosen by archbishop Herring as his chapdern languages; and in 1748 became a student lain : and in 1754 he obtained a prebend in the at the University of Halle, where he chiefly de- cathedral of Bristol, and the vicarage of Rochdale voted himself to those branches of learning con- in Lancashire. In 1756 he was appointed nected with divinity. From Halle he removed chaplain to his majesty, and the following year to Dantzic, where he commenced preacher; preacher at the Rolls; he died the same year at but, being afterwards led to expect some consi- Westminster. His writings are, 1. Reflections derable preferment in Russia, he proceeded to on the Antiquity, &c., of Egypt; 2. Platonis that country. His expectations, however, proved Dialogi quinque, &c., 1745; 3. Appendix fruitless, and he left Russia and came over to Liviana, 1746; 4. Popery Destructive of the England, where he for some time acted as tutor Evidence of Christianity, a Sermon ; 5. A Disin the French and German languages at War- sertation on the Account iven of Jesus Christ rington. When captain Cook's second voyage by Josephus ; 6. Biblia Hebraica, sine Punctis; was projected, in 1772, he was chosen to accom- 7. On the Marriages of Minors, 8vo. pany that navigator round the world, and after

FORSTERA, in botany, a genus of the trianhis return, in 1775, the University of Oxford ho- dria order, and gynandria class of plants. Cal. nored him with the degree of LL.D. But, con- double; the exterior one beneath three-leaved ;

engagements he had entered into with the interior one above, and six-cleft: cor. tubuthe government, he published a botanical account lar; herry inferior, one-celled and one-seeded. of the plants discovered during the voyage, Species one; a climber of New Zealand. wbich occasioned bis being treated with such

FORSWEAR', v. a. & v. n. 1 Preterite forcoolness, that he left England and went to Halle,

FORSWEAR'ER, n. s I swore; particiwhere he was appointed professor of natural his

ple forsworn; Sax. forsþærian. For, neg, and tory. He died in 1798. He was the author of swear: to swear contrary to the truth; or to reObservations made in a Voyage round the nounce an oath ; to abjure. Forswearing and World; History of Voyages and Discoveries in perjury, however, are not in use strictly synonythe North; On the Byssus of the Ancients ; Several Papers in the Philosophical Transac- oaths; to perjure is employed only for such

To forswear is applied to all kinds of tions, &c.

oaths as have been administered by civil or ecForster (John George Adam), son of the

clesiastical authorities. above, was born at Dantzic in 1754, and came to England with his father in 1766. He was edu- Now drinke I not this yere clarre cated at Warrington, and, having accompanied If that I lie or forsworne be, his father in the voyage round the world, became,

For of the goddes the usage is after his return to Europe, professor of natural

That whoso him forswereth amis history at Cassel; from which place he removed

Shall that yere drinken no clarre

Now have I sworne enough parde. to Wilna, in Poland, and afterwards to Mentz,

If I forswere, than am I lorne : where he was appointed president of the Uni

But I woll never be for sworne. versity. At the beginning of the revolution, he

Chaucer. Romaunt of the Rose. was chosen by the inhabitants of Mentz as their

I firmly vow representative at Paris; and died there in 1792.

Never to wooe her more ; but do forswear her, He wrote an account of his Voyage round the

As one unworthy all the former favours World, 2 vols. 4to.; a Defence of the same

That I have fondly flattered her withal. against Mr. Wales, 4to.; a Philosophical and

Shakspeare. Picturesque Journey along the Banks of the

To leave my Julia, shall I be forsworn ? Rbine, 2 vols. 8vo. &c.

To leave fair Sylvia, shall I be forsworn ? FORSTER (George), an English traveller some

To wrong my friend, shall I be much forsworn? times confounded with the above, was in 1782 And even that

which gave me first my oath, in the civil service of the East India Company, Provokes me to this thrcefold perjury.


Id. Dryden. What warre so cruel, or what siege so sore,


trary to the


And that self chain about his neck,

Breaking forth like a sudden tempest, he overran Which he forswore most monstrously to have. all, breaking down all the holds and fortresses. Shakspeare.

Id. On Ireland. One says, he never shall endure the sight

Great Dunsinane he strongly fortifies. Of that forsworn, that wrongs both lands and laws.

Shakspaare. Daniel,

Thou hast talked Observe the wretch who hath his face forsook,

Of palisadoes, fortins, parapets.

Id How clear his voice, and how assured his look'

God is our fortress, in whose conquering name Like innocence, and as serenely bold

Let us resolve to scale their flinty bulwarks. As truth, how loudly he forswears thy gold'

Your desert speaks loud, and I should wrong

Dryden's Jwenal. To lock it in the wards of covert bosom, I too have sworn, even at the altar sworn,

When it deserves with characters of brass
Eternal love and endless faith to Theseus ;

A forted residence, 'gainst the tooth of time
And yet arn false, forsworn : the hallowed shrine, And rasure of oblivion.
That heard me swear, is witness to my falsehood.

Shakspeare. Measure for Measure.

To fortify the former opinions Tostatus adds, that FORSYTH (William), an able modern horti- those which dwell near the falls of water are deaf culturist, was born at Old Meldrum in the from their infancy; but this I hold as feigned. county of Aberdeen, in 1737. He was a pupil

Raleigh. of the celebrated Miller, gardener to the com

They erected a fort, which they called the fort de pany of apothecaries, at Chelsea, and in 1771

l'or: and from thence they bolted like beasts of the forest.

Bacon. succeeded him in that situation. In 1784 he was

Hence while unsettled here he fighting reigns, appointed superintendent of the royal gardens at

Shut in a tow'r where thousand enemies Kensington and St. James's. Mr. Forsyth was

Assault the fort ; with wary care and pains a member of the Linnæan and other learned so

He guards all entrance, and by divers spies cieties. He died in 1804; leaving Observations Searcheth into his foes' and friends' designs, on the Diseases, Defects, and Injuries of Fruit For most he fears his subjects wav'ring mind; and Forest Trees, and A Treatise on the Culture This tower then only falls when treason undermines. and Management of Fruit Trees. Mr. Forsyth

Fletcher's Purple Island. discovered a composition to remedy the dis- The trump of death sounds in their hearing shrill; eases of trees, for which he received a grant

Their weapon, faith ; their fortress was the grave. from parliament.


The fortifier of Pendeunis made his advantage of FORT, n. s.

Fr. fort, fortifier, the commodity afforded by the ground. Carcw. Forted, adj. fortresse ; Ital. and

He that viows a fort to take it, FORTIFIABLE, adj. Teut. fort, from Lat.

Plants his artillery against the weakest part. Fortifica’lion, n. s. fortis, strong. A fort

Denham. For’TIFIER, is a place or castle

Thou us impowered Forʻtify, v.a. & v. n. strengthened against To fortify thus far and overlay For'tilage, n. s. attacks by walls or With this portentous bridge the dark abyss. For’tin, n. s. works. Bu It for

Milton Fort'let, n. s.

strength and defence. It greatly fortified her desires, to see that her For'tress, n. s. Fortification is emmother had the like desires.

Sidney. ployed in the same sense; but also designates it better to trust to the nimbleness of his feet, than

The hounds were uncoupled, and the stag thought the science of military architecture. Fortin and fortilage signify a little fort; and the former is

to the slender fortification of his lodging.

Excellent devices were used to make even their especially applied to a fort raised to defend a camp during a siege. To fortify, is used not only being then delivered to their memory, which, after

sports profitable ; images, battles, and fortifications in its primary application, but metaphorically, stronger judgments, might dispense some advantage. to confirm; to encourage; to fix; to establish in

Id. resolution. Fortress is something more con

He was led forth by many armed men, who often siderable than a fort; a strong-hold; a castle had been the fortifiers of wickedness, to the place of of defence.


Id. He fortified the city against besieging. Ecclus. 1. 4. Now to their fort they are about to send Alas! I trowe, it woll nat ben;

For the loud engines which their isle defend. For how should I ere more him sene?

Waller. He maie nat out, and that is wrong,

But in-born worth that fortune can controul, Bicause the touré is so strong :

New-strung and stiffer bent her softer soul How should he out, or by whose prowesse,

The heroine assumed the woman's place,
Out of so strong a fortiresse ?

Confirmed her mind, and fortified her face.
Chaurer. Romaunt of the Rose.

My fury does, like jealous forts, pursue As that which strong affection doe apply

With death ev'n strangers who but come to view.

Id. Against the forte of reason evermore, To bring the sowle into captivity ?

There is no such way to give defence to absurd Spenser. Faerie Queene. doctrines, as to guard them round about with legions Yet was the fence thereof but weak and thin, of obscure and undefined words; which yet makes Nought feared their force that fortilage to win.

these retreats more like the dens of robbers, or holes

Spenser. of foxes, than the fortresses of fair warriors. Locke. In all straits and narrow passages there should Fortification is an art shewing how to fortify a be some little fortilage, or wooden castle set, which place with ramparts, parapets, moats, and other bal. should keep and command the strait. Spenser warks ; to the end that a small number of men within

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may be able to defend themselves, for a considerable moor, twelve north-east of Inverness, and 165 time, against the assaults of a numerous army without. north of Edinburgh.

Harris. FORT AUGUSTINE, and Fort WILLIAM, were The Phænicians, though an unwarlike nation, yet fortresses of Inverness, of some consequence in the understood the art of fortification.

Broome, last rebellion in favor of the house of Stuart. They battle it beyond the wall, and not

The former had accommodation for 400, the As in late midnight conflict in the very

latter for 2000 troops: it was the garrison of Chambers : the palace has become a fortress Inverlochy in Cromwell's time. But orders were Siace that insidious hour; and here within issued by goverument in 1818 to dismantle both The very centre, girded by vast courts

these forts. And legal halls of pyramid proportions,

Fort Sr. David, a town of Hindostan, situaWhich must be carried one by one before,

ted on the coast of the Carnatic, and on the river They penetrate to where they then arrived:

Tripapolore. Two other rivers of considerable We are as much shut in even from the sound

size are found in this neighbourhood; and the Of peril as from glory. Byron. Sardanapalus.

town is the emporium of the country for fine Fort (Francis Le), a Russian military and dimitties and painted cottons. An English facnaval commander, was descended from a noble tory was established here as early as 1686 or 1691, family of Geneva, where he was born in 1656. when a small territory was purchased from a At the age of fourteen he entered the French Mahratta rajah. When Madras was captured service; but afterwards, in hopes of preferment, by the French in 1746, the English were bejoined a German colonel who was enlisting á sieged here, but made a successful resistance. body of men for the czar Alexis. He returned The town was taken however in 1785, by M. de with him to Moscow, and became secretary to Lally, and the fortifications destroyed. It is fifthe Danish resident there. The young czar,

teen miles S.S. W. of Pondicherry, and 100 Peter, now made him a captain of foot and S.S. W. of Madras. bis confidant. Le Fort suggested to this ori- Fort William. See CALCUTTA. ginal despot many of his plans for the improve- FORTALICE, in Scots law, signified anment of Russia. Being employed to raise a body ciently a small place of strength, originally built of 12,000 men intended to awe the Strelitzes, he for the defence of the country; and which on was made their general. Soon after created an that account was formerly reckoned inter regalia, admiral; and, though previously unacquainted and did not go along with the lands upon which with maritime affairs, was very useful in form- it was situated without a special grant from the ing the commencement of the Russian marine. crown. Now, fortalices are carried by a general In 1696 his conduct at the seige of Asoph was grant of the lands; and the word is become syso admirable that the czar gave him the chief nonymous with manor place, messuage, &c. command of his troops both by land and sea.

FORTESCUE (Sir John), lord high chanHe was also appointed to the government of cellor of England, under Henry VI., was deNovogorod, and the first place in the ministry. scended from an ancient family in Devonshire. On the czar's determination to travel he created He studied the municipal law in Lincoln's Inn, Le Fort his ambassador to the different courts of which he was made a governor, in the fourth he intended to visit, and travelled in his train as and seventh years of Henry VI. In 1430 he a private person. He retained his influence was made a serjeant at law, and, in 1441, king's until his death, which happened at Moscow in serjeant. In 1442 he was made lord chief 1699.

justice of the king's bench; and afterwards lord Fort George, a fortress in the county of Inver- high chancellor. During the reign of Edward ness, Scotland, situated on a low peninsula, pro- IV. he was many years in exile with queen jecting from the south side upwards of a mile Margaret and prince Edward her son. When into the Moray frith. It is an irregular polygon they returned to England, Sir John Fortescue of six bastions, constructed on the principles of accompanied them, but soon after the decisive Vauban, and mounting eighty pieces of ordnance. battle of Tewksbury, he was thrown into prison All the sides but one are washed by the sea : and attainted, with other Lancastrians; but was the one facing the land is defended by a ditch pardoned by Edward IV. He wrote, 1. A that may be kept wet or dry at pleasure, a Commentary on the Politic Laws of England; to ravelin, lunettes, a covered way, and glacis. one edition of which Selden wrote notes. 2. These communicate with the body of the fort by The difference between an absolute and a lidraw-bridges. Although the position is low, mited Monarchy, as it more particularly regards no neighbouring ground commands it; and its the English constitution (which was published, guns ranging on the sea fronts, from shore to with some remarks, by John Fortescue, aftershore of the frith, protect the entrance of the bay wards lord Fortescue, in 8vo. in 1714; and a leading to the Caledonian canal. Within the second edition was published with amendments, works are barracks for 3000 troops, good quar- in 1719): and several works which still remain ters for a governor and staff, bomb-proof maga- in MS. He died, nearly ninety years of age, zines, an armoury, chapel, storehouses, hospital, and was buried in the parish church of Ebburton, workshops, excellent water, &c. In two of the where a monument was erected to his memory curtains are bomb-proof casemates, where a con- in 1677. siderable number of men could retire. This FORTEVENTURA,or FUERTEVENTURA, one fort was begun in 1746, and completed in 1764. of the Canary Isles, and next to Teneriffe the It has since been frequently garrisoned by High- largest of the group, is about fifty miles in length, land regiments. It is ten miles north of Culloden and twenty-four in its greatest breadth; it cua



tains several large sandy plains, and is inferior Ry'n that sunshine brewed a shower for him, in fertility and population to several others of this That washed his father's foriunos forth of France. group. The camel has been introduced here, it is

Id. said, with advantage. In those spots which are

You, cousin, sufficiently watered, vegetation is luxuriant, and

Whom it concerns to hear this matter forth, corn is an object of exportation. The goats are

Do with your injuries as seems you best.

And here's a prophet that I brought with me numerous, and their flesh excellent: a great part of their milk is made into cheese. Of late years

From forth the streets of Pomfret.

Id. soda has been produced on the coast; and in

Carry this mad koave to jail : I charge you see that

he be forthcoming. 1798 49,373 quintals were exported to Teneriffe.

Id. Taming of the Shrew.

Here's a maze trod, indeed,
The principal towns are Pajara, Oliva, and St.
Maria de Betencuria, the last being so called

Id. Tempest.
Through forthrights and meanders.

Neither did the martiai men dally or prosecute the from De Bethencourt, the first settler in the service faintly, but did forthwith quench that fire. Canaries. The population is estimated by St.

Daries on Ireland, Vincent at 8600, by Humboldt at 9000. In

Some forth their cabins peep, 1745 it was only 7382. Long. 14° W. and lat. And trembling ask what news, and do hear so 28° S.

As jealous husbands, what they would not know. FORTH, adv. & prep. Sax. ford, whence

Donne. Fortu'COMING, adj. further and furthest. You may set forth the same with farmhouses. Forth'ISSUING, The Saxon word is

Peacham. FORTH'RIGHT, adv. from old Fr. fors, says the notes of wrath, the musick brought from hell,

Forthwith began these fury-moving sounds, Forth'with. Mr. Tooke, as that is The rattling drums.

Daniel's Civil War, from the Latin foris, the door. Forward, 'foreout,' or out beyond the door; onward in time of sov'reign power, throughout the host proclaim

The winged heralds, by command or place; abroad: hence beyond any limit or

A solemp council forthwith to be held boundary of place or character; completely or At Pandæmonium.

Milton's Paradise Losi. thoroughly out; and as a preposition, out of. He ever going so just with the horse, either forth, Forthcoming is coming, or ready to come ; for- right or turning, that it seemed as he borrowed the ward. Forthright, straight-forward. Forthwith, horse's body, so he lent the horse his mind. Sidney. immediately; with promptitude, forwardness, or The river not running forthright, but almost contireadiness : forward, onward in time.

nually winding, as if the lower streams would return

tu their spring, or that the river had a delight to play For then the nightingale, that all the day with itself.

Id. Had in laurer sete, and did hire might

But when your troubled country called you forth, The whole service to sing longing to May;

Your faming courage, and your matchless worth, All sodainly, began to take hire fight ;

To fierce contention gave a prosperous end. Waller. And to the lady of the lefe forthright, She few, and set hire on hire hand softly;

Mad Pandarus steps forth, with vengeance vowed For Bitias' death.

Dryden's Æneid. Which was a thing I mervailed at gretly. Chaucer. The Floure and the Leafe.

When winter past, and Summer scarce begun,

Invites them forth io labour in the sun. Dryden. And when this prince, this lustie knight,

Id. With his peple in armes bright,

Thither forthright he rode to rouse the prey. Was comen where he thought to pas;

In his passage thither one put into his hand a note And knew, well, none abiding wos

of the whole conspiracy, desiring him to read it forthBehind, but all were there present;

with, and to remember the giver of it as long as he lived.

South. Forthwith anon,

all his intent He told them there. Id. Boke of the Duchesse.

I repeated the Ave Maria : the inquisitor bad me From that day forth I loved that face divine ;

say forth; I said I was taught no more.

Memoir in Strype. From that day forth I cast in careful mind To seek her out.

Faerie Queene.

Hence we learn, how far forth we may expect justi

fication and salvation from the sufferings of Christ; They will privily relieve their friends that are

no further than we are wrought on by his renewing forth; they will seno the enemy secret advertise


Hammond. ments; and they will not also stick to draw the ene

Spenser. my privily upon them.

Forthissuing thus, she gave him first to wield
Arrived there, they passed in forthright;

A weighty ax, with truest temper steeled,
And double edged.

Pope's Odyssey. For still to all the gate stood open wide.

Faerie Queene.

I understand thee—thou would'st have me go Forthwith he runs, with feigned faithful haste,

Furth as a conqueror. By all the stars

Which the Chaldeans read! the restless slaves Unto his guest; who, after troublous sights

Deserve that I should curse them with their wishes, And dreams, 'gan now to take more sound repast.


And lead them forth to glory. Byron. Sardanapalus. Few things are so restrained to any one end or Since it must be, and this churl has checked purpose, that the same being extinct, they should Thy gentle spirit, go; but recollect forthwith utterly become frustrate.

Hooker. That we must forthwith meet : I had rather lose Look at the second admonition, and so forth, where An empire than thy presence

Id. they speak in most unchristian manner. Whitgifte.

Forth, in geography, one of the finest rivers We'll see your trinkets here forthcoming all.

of Scotland, and the largest of the island of Great Shakspeare. Henry VI.

Britain. It takes its rise in the Lomond hills; Uncle, I must come forth.

Id. Othello. I bave no mind feasting forth to-night.

and, running from west to east, receives, in its

Shakspeare. passage, many considerable streams, deriving Attend you here the door of our stern daughter ? their waters from the eminences in the midland Will she not forth?

Id. counties of Scotland. Between Stirling and

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