A Supplement to Johnson's English Dictionary:: Of which the Palpable Errors are Attempted to be Rectified, and Its Material Omissions Supplied

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C. Roworth, 1801 - 249 стор.

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Сторінка 94 - And, as the husband may thus generally acquire a property in all the personal substance of the wife, so in one particular instance the wife may acquire a property in some of her husband's goods : which shall remain to her after his death and not go to his executors. These are called her paraphernalia, which is a term borrowed from the civil law, and is derived from the Greek language, signifying something over and above her dower.
Сторінка 74 - And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man's, who shall give you that which is your own?
Сторінка 113 - I loved her dearly, And when I do but think of her unkindness, My thoughts are all in hell; to avoid which torment. I would not have a bodkin or a cuff, A bracelet, necklace, or rebato wire, Nor any thing that ever was called hers, Left me, by which I might remember her. Seek round about. Nic. 'Sblood, master! here's her lute
Сторінка 91 - Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew ; and like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves, but Delia's self In gait...
Сторінка 91 - I know a bank whereon the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows, Quite over-canopied with lush woodbine, With sweet musk-roses, and with eglantine...
Сторінка 47 - Alfred : who, to prevent the rapines and disorders which formerly prevailed in the realm, instituted tithings ; so called from the Saxon, because ten freeholders with their families composed one. These all dwelt together, and were sureties or free pledges to the king for the good behaviour of each other ; and if any offence was committed in their district, they were bound to have the offender forthcoming b.
Сторінка 103 - I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes like stars start from their spheres, Thy knotty and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end Like quills upon the fretful porcupine...
Сторінка 61 - All things from thence doe their first being fetch, And borrow matter, whereof they are made, Which when as forme and feature it does ketch, Becomes a bodie, and doth then inuade The state of life, out of the griesly shade.

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