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An Etymological and Explanatory Dictionary of Words Derived From the Latin ...
Richard Harrison Black
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action ancient animal appear applied authority bear body bring called carry cause changed character church circumstances common compounded considered consists continued denotes derived desire determine direct distinct distinguish effect employed English equal exercise existence express extended feelings figuratively follow force former give given grammar hand hence hold idea implies import individual judge keep kind knowledge known language Latin latter lead less light literally manner marks means mind mode moral move nature noun object observed one's opinion opposed opposition origin particular pass person positive present principally produce qualities reason reference regard relation respects rest Romans rule sense serve signifies sometimes speak species spirit stand supposed taken term thing thoughts tion turn verb whence word writing
Page 99 - Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit; and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend.
Page 94 - Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet'; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.' '"Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
Page 113 - Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it Pleasure, and Contentment these...
Page 250 - And it must be great want of ingenuity (to say no worse of it) to refuse to do it : since a definition is the only way whereby the precise meaning of moral words can be known ; and yet a way whereby their meaning may be known certainly, and without leaving any room for any contest about it.
Page 296 - A perfect judge will read each work of wit With the same spirit that its author writ; Survey the whole, nor seek slight faults to find Where Nature moves, and rapture warms the mind; Nor lose for that malignant dull delight, The gen'rous pleasure to be charm'd with wit.
Page 181 - STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Their chief use for delight, is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business...
Page 59 - But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made under the law, to redeem them that were under the law, that they might receive the adoption of sons...
Page 331 - Here will I hold. If there's a power above us — And that there is, all nature cries aloud Through all her works — He must delight in virtue; And that which He delights in must be happy.
Page 179 - AWAKE, my St. John ! leave all meaner things To low ambition and the pride of kings. Let us (since life can little more supply Than just to look about us and to die) Expatiate free o'er all this scene of man ; A mighty maze ! but not without a plan ; A wild where weeds and flowers promiscuous shoot, Or garden tempting with forbidden fruit.