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An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language on a Plan Entirely New
Повний перегляд - 1844
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Сторінка 186 - And he said, thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel : for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.
Сторінка xxii - Men take the words they find in use amongst their neighbours; and that they may not seem ignorant what they stand for, use them confidently, without much troubling their heads about a certain fixed meaning; whereby, besides the ease of it, they obtain this advantage, that, as in such...
Сторінка 274 - As words signifying the same thing are called synonymous, so equivocal words, or those which, signify several things, are called homonymous, or ambiguous; and when persons use such ambiguous words with a design to deceive, it is called equivocation.
Сторінка xxii - ... in the right, so they are as seldom to be convinced that they are in the wrong ; it being all one to go about to draw those men out of their mistakes who have no settled notions, as to dispossess a vagrant of his habitation, who has no settled abode.
Сторінка 134 - The ancients called those fanatici who passed their time in temples (fuña), and being often seized with a kind of enthusiasm, as if inspired by the divinity, showed wild and antic gestures, cutting and slashing their arms with knives, shaking the head, &c.
Сторінка 355 - Quarantine, properly, the space of forty days ; appropriately, the term of forty days, during which a ship arriving in port and suspected of being infected with a malignant, contagious disease, is obliged to forbear all intercourse with the city or place.