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Deflourish'd mead, where is your heavenly hue.

Difformity, in Beveridge, is equivalent to Non

But Sache stood : and seide to the Lord, 10 Lord, I gene Drummond, Son. 59. pt. i.

the half of my good to pore men, and if I haue ony thing conformity. But the common printed chronicle, is indeed but an epi

defraudid ony man: I yelde foure so myche.

Wiclif. Luk c. 19. Deformed is the figure of my face, tome or defloration made by Robert of Loraine, Bishop of Hereford, under Hen. I.--Selden. Preface to the Poly-Olbion.

To loke on it no people hath liking.

He besought, Pallas and Juno

Chaucer. The Complaint of Creseide. And Diane, for to helpe also Whereas actual discovery (as it were) rifles and defiouers

That he be not defrauded of his boone.

Then rose she up and toke the newness and freshness of the object, and so for the most

Lidgate. The Story of Theses, pt. i. A polished glasse, and her shadowe couth loke part, makes it cheap, familiar and contemptible.

And whan she sawe her visage so deformate
South, vol. i. Ser. 1.

When the saied Cardinall had forfeited all his good, be-
If she in hart were wo, I ne wite God wate. Id. Ib.

carse of prouision, as the statute therevpon more plainly He is ever a thief and robber of his good name, a deflowrer

For other haue their ful shap and beauty

declareth, by hauing the rule of you my right doubted Torde, and drfiler of his reputation, an assassine and murtherer of

[he] purchased hymselfe, in greate defraudacion of your high

And we (qd. they) ben in deformity.--Id. Court of Loue. his honour.-Barrow, vol. i. Ser. 18.

nes, a charter of pardon.-Hall. Hen. V I. an. 20. Mothers, and guardian aunts, forbear

He beseched the Scottish kyng that fro thēce foorth he Your impious pains to forin the fair,

woulde not afflicte and plage his people, nor deforme and To denye this right yf eyther of bothe aske it, is a do Nor lay out so much cost and art,

deface his naturall realme and countrey with such terrible fraudyng, for not onlye suche defraude, whiche pay not the But to deflow'r the virgin heart.-Green. The Spleen. fyer, flame, and hauocke.-Hall. Hen, VII, an. 11.

money, that they are bound to paye, but such also, as refuse

to doe that they are bound to do.-Udal. I Cor. c. 7. DEFLO'W. v. Lat. Defluere, rum, to flow No man that is deformed of the seed of Aaron the prieste,

They all did so conspire shall come nye to offer the sacrifices of the Lorde. Yf he Deflu'Ency. down; (de, and fluere, A. S.

To stand out fortune, that not one would go, haue a deformite, he shall not preace to offer the breade of Depiu'x. Flow-en, to flow.) hys God.-Bible, 1551. Leuiticus, c. 21.

To bear away a hand from blood, not one,

Defraud the field of thi' evil might be done.
DEFLU'xion. See ante, CONFLOW.
Their fell contention still increased more,

Daniel. Civil Wars, b. vlil It is rather a collection of some superfluous matter deflow

And more thereby increased Furor's might,
That he his foe has hurt, and wounded sore,

To this is to be applied that which here follows in this ing from the body.--Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. iii. c. 4.

And him in bloud and durt deformed quight.

place, why do ye not rather suffer injury and defraudation ! Barly meale either raw or boiled, doth discusse and re

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. ii. c. 5. 1. e. it is more Christian and excellent to do so. Bolve, assuage and ripen, all impostumes engendered either

Hammond, Annotations on 1 Cor. c. 6. How oft do we neglect this bodies life, by way of gathering and collection of humors, or by some deflue and rheumatike descent.

And outward comely plight, for to adorn

I onely observe this one thing, that St. Paul permits it
Our soul with virtuous ornaments and strive
Holland. Plinie, b. xxii. c. 25.

(going to law) onely in the instance of defraudation, or To fat our mind with truth, while it's forlorn,

matter of interest; such as are defending of widowes and When I landed in Venice, after so long a sea voyage from Squallid, half-nasty, pallid, wan, deform.

orphans, and churches, which, in estimation of law, are by Spain, I was afraid the same defluxion of salt rheum, which

More. On the Soul, pt. ii. b. iii. c. 2. 3. 41. way of tiction reckoned to be in pupillage and minority. fell from my temples into my throat in Oxford, and distilling

Bp. Taylor. Great Exemplar, pt. ii. upon the uvula, impeach'd my utterance a little to this day, Answ. I confesse 'tis hard in some sense, i.e. to them that had found the same channel again.--Howell, b. i. s. 2. Let.1. suffer under you for being hereticks, (as you call those that That immediately after the choice of any new duke, in

depart from your deformations) and for being invaders, the next grand council, shall be openly rehearsed all former The contained water was so far expanded by congelation, (which all may at pleasure be called,) that are not able to decrees against defrauders of the publick chests. that it not only thrust up the corks, but the coid had taken resist.-Hammond, Works, vol. ii. p. 617.

Reliquiæ Wolloniana, p. 257. away the defluency of the oil. - Boyle. Works, vol. ii. p. 642.

And now thir mightiest quell'd, the battel swerv'd

Thirdly, he forbids rapines, defraudyngs, gaining to ourWhen a sharp defiuxion hath endangered the sight of the With many an inrode gord; deformed rout

selves by any other man's losses. eye, I have seen it oftentimes suddenly diverted by raising Enter'd, and foul disorder.- Millon. Paradise Lost, b. vi.

Hammond. Works, vol. I. P.

145. a blister in the pit of the neck behind, and drawing off the moisture that way.- 1d. Ib. vol. vi. p. 347.

We do injuriously in thinking to taste better the pure If Cæsar to his own his hand extends,

Evangelic manna, by seasoning our mouths with the tainted I have received a letter from Balbus, wherein he excuses

Say which of your's his charity offends : scraps and fragments of an unknown table, and searching You know he largely gives to more than are his friends. himself for not giving me an account of Antony's intentions

among the verminous and polluted rags dropt over-worn Are you defrauded when he feeds the poor? concerning the law I inquired after; because he has gotten,

from the toiling shoulders of time, with these deformedly Our mite decreases nothing of your store, it seems, a violent defluction upon his eyes. Melmoth, Cicero, b. xii. Let. 8. to quilt and interlace the entire, the spotless, and unde

Dryden. The Hind and Panther, pt. ill. caying robe of truth, the daughter not of time, but of heaven.

Here the great masters of the healing art,

Id. Of Prelatical Episcopacy. DEFEDA’TION. Lat. Fædus, foul. Of un.

These mighty mock defrauders of the tomb, certain origin. “ Fr. Défédution; a fowling,

A matter, indeed, so distastiue for me to remember, or to Spite of their juleps and catholicons,

write of, that it abhorre3 my very soule to fill the pen with staining, spotting of,” | inke, or to blot the paper with these black spots of darknesse,

Resign to fate.

Blair. The Grave. soyling, filing, defiling, (Cotgrave.) and deformers of England's faire face.

DEFRA'Y, v. Fr. Défrayer. Fraiz, (of Nor then be confident; successive crops

Speed. King James, b. X. c. 1. 8. 31.

Defrayer. which Skinner says, quod si a Of defæedalions oft will spot the skin:

To reduce our worship, &c. now into the pattern of the DeFRA'YING,N. Lat. Paratus,) is—costs, exThese thou, with turpentine and guaiac pods,

first four or five hundred years, (which is the plausible preReduc'd by coction to a wholesome draught, tence of our new deformers,) is to bring Popery again in by

DEFRA'YMENT. penses, charges.
Total remove, and give the blood its balm.
the same degrees now, as it at first crept in by.

To defray, is used as equivalent to-
Grainger. The Sugar Cane, b.iv.

Goodwin. Works, vol. ii. pt. ii. p. 129. To bear, pay or settle the costs, charges or exDEFOʻIL, v. Lat. De, and folium, a leaf.

If every thing

penses; to discharge them. Be not done fitly and in proportion, To strip off the leaves.

It may admit a conjecture, that fray in defray To satisfy wise and good lookers on,

and affray, are the same word; that defray is the

Since most men be such as most think they be Over and beside, in disburgening and defoiling a vine, you must beware how you pluck off those burgeons that are like They're lothsome too by this deformity.

reverse of affray; and signifies—to compose or to beare the grape, or to go with it.

Donne. Funeral Elegies. First Anniversary. settle a fray, debate or dispute; and thus, to settle Holland. Plinie, b. xvii. c. 22.

A distempered, discomposed mind, is a limb out of joint, damages, costs or charges. DEFORCE, v. To deprive by force, (qv.) which is fit for no action, and moves both deformely and painfully.--Leighton. Ser. Habak. iii. 17, 18.

And hereupon, we were of necessitie enforced to bestowe DerO'RCEMENT. “ Fr. Déforcer; to disseise,

in giftes a great part of those things which were giuen vs by DEFO'RCIANT. dispossess, violently tale, So parting summer bids her flowery prime

well disposed people, to defray our charges.

Attend the sun to dress some forcign clime, forcibly pluck from," (Cotgrave.)

Hackluyt. Voyages, vol. i. p. 60. While withering seasons in succession, here This Lowys, as affermeth the Frenshe Cronycle, maryed Strip the gay gardens, and deform the year.

[The King) received him (the Emperor of Constantinople) the doughter of Guy, Erle of Cotcheforde, the which after,

Parnell. To an Old Beauty.

as beseemed so great a Prince, and brought him to London, for nerynesse of kynne, was deforced from the sayd Lowys,

and roially entertained him for a long season, defraying the

I might add, that the works of nature, the better lights charges of his diet, and giuing him many honourable preto ye great displeasure of the sayd Erle Guy.

and glasses you use, the more clearer and exactly form'd sents.--Id. lb. Hen, IV. vol. ii. pt. i. p. 71. Fabyan, vol. j. c. 215.

they appear; whereas the effects of human art, the more Putting and establishing arined men in townes, castels,

curiously they are view'd and examin'd, the more of defor- He received 20,000 per ann, by way of imprest, for the and other places to defend the land against him, to deforce mily they discover.--Ray. On the Creation, pt. i.

ordinary charge only of that office; which a far less sum him of his see.-Holinshed. Edw. I. an. 1296.

would have fully defrayed.

And this difformily to the will and nature of God is that In lerying a fine of lands, the person, against whom the

State Triais. T'he Lord Treasurer Middlesex, an. 1624. we call sin, or which the word sin, in its proper notion, fictitious action is brought upon a supposed breach of cove. brings into my mind.-Beveridge. Private Thoughts, Art. 2. For since the time of the wars of the Medes, unto the be. nant, is called the defurciant. And, lastly, by way of ana.

ginning of the war of Peloponnesus, in all the registers and

Monsters, on the contrary, or what is perfectly deformed, records kept of the defrayers of the charges of common plays, logy, keeping a man by any means out of a freehold office is construei to be a deforcement: though, being an incorporeal are always most singular and odd, and have the least resem

there were found but two men bearing name of Aristides hereditament, the deforciant has no corporeal possession. blance to the generality of that species to which they belong. that obtained victory.-- North. Plutarch, p. 273. Blackstone. Commentaries, b. iii. c. 10.

Smith. Moral Sentiments, pt. v. c. 1.
There was discord, prowess there,

Ptolemei appointed him (Lucullus] his lodging, and his
DEFO'RM, v. Fr. Déformer ; Sp. Des-
There hot pursuit, and there the feature grim

table at court, which was never before known to be done to DEFO'rm, adj. formar ; it. Difformare ; Of Gorgon, dire deformity, a sign

any foreign commander, and for the discharge of his ex. DEFO'RMATE, adj. Lat. Deformare, de, and Oft borne portentous on the arm of Jove.

penses, and defraying his cost, he allowed him not as usually

he did to others, but four times as much.--Usher, an. 3918. DEFORMA'TION.

Couper. Homer. Iliad, b. y. forma, which Tooke thinks DEFO'RMED. is the A. S. Frem-an, facere, DEFRAUD, v.

That the king of Spaine should lade cight cars with wedges Fr. Défrauder ; Sp. De

of gold for the duke, or (as some write) pay two hundreth DeFoʻRMLY. to frame, --by a common DEFRAUDATION. fraudar ; It, and Lat. De- thousand nobles, towards the defrayment of ihe duke's bugo DEFORMEDLY. transposition of the r.


fraudare, to take away by charges.-Speed. Rich. II. b. ix. c. 13. 8. 85. DEFO'RMER.

To strip or spoil of the DEFRA'UDING, n. fraud, (de, and fraud-are.) He feared Cromwell might apprehend a necessity of using DEPO RAUTY. form, shape, or figure; Derra'UDMENT. See FRAUD.

me with more severity than he wished ; and, to soften this Diryo'RMITY. take it away; to distigure, To take away by fraud, by deceit, by guile; to

delay, gave a warrant for a sum of money to me, for defray. to doface. cheat.

ing my expenses while I staid, together with those of my

journey to London.-Ludlow. Memoirs, vol. ii. p. 80.


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The enormous expence of the late war, therefore, must appeare, "Virit annos xxx:" but so defusedlie pritten, that So that next off-spring of the Maker's love,
have been chiefly defrayed, not by the exportation of gold letters stood for whole words, and two or three letters com- Next to himselfe in glorious degree,
and silver, but by that of British cominodities of some kind bined into one.--Holinshed. Descriplion of Ireland, c. 22. Degenering to hate, fell from aboue
or other. --Smilk. Wealth of Nations, b. iv. c. 1.

Through pride, (for pride and loue may ill agree.)
DEFY', v. Fr. Desfier, défier; It. Sfi-

Spenser. An Hymn of Heauenly Lowu. DEFT, adj. A.S. Dafe, meet, fit, conve- Defy', n.

And if then those may any worse be red, DE'FTLY. nient, meetly. Daflice-fitly, DeFrance, dare, diffiduciare. Omnia fidem

They into that ere long will be degenered. Deetness. S conveniently, seasonably, in good

Id. Faerie Queene, b. v. Prol. DEFTER, apertè resonantia. Diffidare est time, commodiously, (Somner.) fidei vinculum solvere, quod prius aliquando affi

Though God, nor what he crav'd was then not knowne,

Yet of religion a degener'd seed
-A laughter neuer left,
dare connexerat, (Spelman.) See Apfy.

Industrious nature in each beart had sowen;
Shook all the blessed deities, to see the lame so deft To renounce, refuse, deny, or reject affiance, i.e. Which fruits (though wilde) did in abundance breed.
At that cup service. Chapman. Homer. Iliad, b. i.
faith given, placed or reposed; and, consequen-

Stirling. Doomes-day. The Fifth Hour. Lo, how finely the graces can it foote tially, to

The spotlesse lillies shew his pure intent,

The flaming marigold his zeale present, to the instrument : Proclaim independence, hostility; to challenge,

The purple violets his noble minde, They dauncen defly and singen soote,

to dare. Also, simply, to deny, renounce or refuse. Deyen'rate neuer from his princely kind. in their meriment.

Beaumont, On the Death of Edward Staford.
Spenser. Shepheard's Calendar. April.
Edmunde bi messengers the erle he diffies.

For nothing now-a-days is more degenerately forgotten,
But far she hath not gone,

R. Brunne, p. 46.

than the true dignity of man, almost in every respect, but When Ivel, a clear nymph, from Shefford sallying on, This was her song: The fowler we defie

especially in this prime institution, matrimony, wherein his Comes deftly durcing in thro' many a dainty slade.

And all his craft.

Chaucer. The Prologue. native preeminence ought most to shine.
Drayton. Poly-Olbion, s. 22.

Milton. Tetrachordon.
For I defie the suretee and the bond,
By her, two little isles, her handmaids (which compar'd Which that thou saist that I have made to thee.

Neither does it at all check or interfere with any parties in With those within the Pool, for deftness not out-dar'd)

Id. The Knightes Tale, v. 1606.

a state or religion ; but is indifferently to be embraced by all The greater Haling hight. Id. Ib. s. 2.

differences in opinion, and can hardly be conceived capable Your pleasant looke, my very lode sterte

(as many good institutions have done,) even of deyeneration The wanton calf may skip with many a bound,

Was made a heraude ot' thilke same defiaunce,

unto any thing harmful.-Cowley. Ess. The School. And my cur Tray play deflest feats around.

Which vtterly behight me for to barre,
Gay. The Shepherd's Week. Monday. My faithfull trust, and all mine affiaunce.

Which public death (receiv'd with such a chear,
Id. La Belle Dame sans Marcie.

As not a sigh, a look, a shrink be wrays
Or if ye ween, for worldly stirs,

The least felt

touch of a degenerous fear,)
That man does right to mar his rest.
And the Philistine sayde : I haue defyed the hoost of

Gave life to envy, to his courage praise.
Let me be dejt, and debonair,
Israel this daye, geue me a man and let vs fight together.

Daniel. Civil Wars, b. 1. I am content, I do not care. Byrom. Careless Contenh

Bible, 1551. I Kings, c. 17. Gassendus hath excellently performed it, and, I am conHawkins, whose lips the Muses have imbued

The king of Fraunce hearing the fauour that was shewed

fident, to the conviction of those, whom nobler principles With all the sweetness of th' Aonian spring;

have not yet emancipated from that degenerous slavery. vnto the Emperour, sent imediatly a defiauncc vnto cur Whom emuling I doftly learn'd to sing,

Glanvill, The Vanity of Dogmatizing, c. 16. king, not without our cardinal's and bishop's counsell, thou and smoother tune my nuinbers round and rude. mayst well wite.-Tyndall. Workes, p. 371.

How wounding a spectacle is it to see heroes, like Her Edwards, s. 16. To J. H. Browne, Esq.

cules, at the distaff, thus degenerously employed ! What word gave I unto thee, Mason? What message? I

Decay of Piely BEFUNCT, ad. Lat. Defunctus, (de, and defy all familiarity and friendship betwixt us! Say thy

How fair and sweet the planted rose Deru'scr, n. fungi, functus.) There is worst.—Sir T. Wyatt's Oration.

Beyond the wild in hedges grows !

For, without art, the noblest seeds Defunction. in this word, says Vossius, 0. E. Bol. Not for the world: since I have lost my sons,

Of Powers degenerate into weeds.
DEFU'NCTIVE, the notion of perfecting

All outward joys are from my heart remov'd:
Vain pleasures I abhor, all things I defy,

The Lady's Answer to Hudibras. and bringing to an end, (ad finem,) and hence

That teach not to despair, or how to die.

It were happy for us if we could say, that all the Lord's (from finis) some etymologists suppose it to be de

Heywood. The Four Prentices of London. people are holy; for then we should have nothing to do, but rived. Defunctus est vitâ, id est, finivit officium

Par. I do defie thy commisseration,

to praise and commend their virtues, which were an easy vitæ, (i. e. has ended or finished the duty of life.)

and a delightful task ; but what pleasure is it to rake into And apprehend thee for a fellon here.

the sores, or to reprove the vices of a degenerate age ? In English it is used as equivalent to

Shakespeare. Romeo & Juliet, Act v. sc. 3.

Stillingfieet, vol. ii. Ser. 3. Deceased, departed from life, dead. And calling unto him a herald, quoth he, tly

This upbraids our degeneration and apostacy, that we who To th' Earl of Le'ster's tents, and publickly proclaim are most indebted to the goodness of our Creator, should After that all thynges necessary, for the interment and funerall pūpe of the late kyng were sumpteously prepared

Defiance to his face, and to the Mountford's name.

prove disloyal and rebellious, when the inferior creatures and done: the corps of the said defunct, was brought out of

Draylon. Poly-Olbion, s. 22. with one consent serve and glorify him. his priuie chambre, into the great châber.

Brief I am

Bates. On the Existence of God, Ser. I.
Hall. Hen. VIII. an. 1.
To those that prate, and have done; no companion

We incline rather, to excuse the generality of the first and
To those that boast and have not; a defyer

most ancient Stoicks from the imputation of atheism, and What, shall thy lubricall and glibberie Muse

To those that would and cannot.

to account this form of atheism which we now speak of, to Live as she were defunct.

Beaum. & Fletch. Tuo Noble Kinsmen, Act v. sc. 1. be but a certain degeneracy from the right Heraclitick and B. Jonson. Poetaster, Act v. BC. 3.

Zenonian cabala.-Cudworth. Intellectual System, p. 133.

Will not God visit us for these things? Will he not some Recemmending the defunct, that is, him who hath per

time or other call us to a sad account for this open and 1. There was plainly wanting a Divine Revelation, to formed all the duties of life, as one who shall enjoy the ever

scandalous violation and defiance of his most sacred funda- recover mankind out of their universal corruption and delasting conversation of pious souls. Transl. of Plato's Apol. of Socrates, &c. (1675,) p.295. mental dax's, by which the world is governed and doth sub- generacy; and without such a revelation, it was not possible

, vol. vi. 8.

the world should ever be effectually reformed. Nor did the French possesse the Salike land,

Clarke. On Natural and Revealed Religion, Prop. 7. Vntill foure hundred one and twentie yeeres

But these defiers of sleep seem not to remember, that

though it must be granted them that they are crawling The base and degenerous saying of one of them (EpicuAfter defunction of King Pharamond,

about before the break of day, it can seldom be said that reans) is very well known; that life is always sweet, and he Idly suppos'd the founder of this law.

they are perfectly awake; they exhaust no spirits, and re- should still desire to prolong it; though, after he had been Shakespeare. Hen. V. Act i. sc. 2. quire no repairs ---Adrenturer, No. 39.

maimed and distorted by the rack, he should lastly be conLet the priest in surplice white,

demn'd to hang on a gibbet.-Bentley, Ser. 1. That defunctive music can,

'DEGENER, v. Be the death-divining swan,

Fr. Dégénérer; Sp. De

Popery is the most degenerate form of Christianity that Lest the requiem lack his right.

DEGENERATE, v. generar ; It. Degenerare; can be conceived, and lays a heavier yoke upon the necks Id. The Passionate Pilgrim, s. 20. DEGE'NERATE, adj. Lat. Degenerare, (dle, and of Christians than the Scribes and the Pharisees ever im

DEGENERATELY. Seeing the soul of man is permanent, and subsists after

generare, formed from Gr. posed upon the Jews.Jortin. Remarks on Eccles. History: the death of the body, and yet the body also belongs essen

DEGENERATENESS. Tev-elv, to beget, to bear.)

I am apt to think, that in monarchical governments there tially to the constitution of man; when the body is defunct, DEGENERATION. Degener, verb, is used by is a source of improvement, and in popular governments a either the soul must remain perpetually in a state of sepa.

source of degeneracy, which in time will bring these species

DEGE'NERACY. some of our old writers. ration, and, as it were, of widowhood, or the body must be

of polity still nearer an equality.--Hume, Ess. 12. recalled to life, and again united to it.

DEGENEROUS. In the passages from Spen-
Bp. Bull. Works, vol. i. p. 39. DEGE'NEROUSLY. ser, some editions read de- DEGLO'RIED. Dishonoured.

And with small stars a garland interchast
Cause all executors of the deceased, and the widows and gendering, and degendered.
kindred of such as are departed intestate, living within the To grow out of kind, be unlike his ancestors, Of olive-leaves they bore to crown his head,
city and diocese of Norwich, to appear, and produce the (Cotgrave,) to be inferior to them

That was before with thorns deyloried. to become of

3 testaments and last wills of the said defuncis.

G. Fletcher. Christ's Triumph after Death.
a worse or baser nature or kind.
Strype. Life of Parker, an. 1567.

Man when he was in honour he vnderstode it not, where- glutire, to swallow, (de, and glutire ;) Gluttus, (Gr.

Fr. Dégloutir ;, Lat. DeI cannot, however, forbear adding, that the people were extremely solicitous concerning the fate of Saila, till the

fore he degenereth into beastlynes. news of his death was confirmed; but now that they are

Joye. Exposicion of Daniel, c. 4. rattis,) that part of the neck by which the food assured of the fact, they are no longer inquisitive how it The Gortnans came next, which sometime folowed the which liqnor makes when running through a

is transmitted; formed from the sound, glut, glut, happened; well contented with the intelligence that he is

Medias out of Euboia: but at those dayes degenerated from undoubtedly defunct.--Melmoth. Cicero, b. x. Let. 18.

their country customes.-Brende. Quintus Curtius, fol. 85. narrow neck or passage, (Vossius.) DEFU’SEDLY. Confusedly. See CONFUSE. The which thing declareth moste euidently that men

A swallowing whiche haue caste downe their myndes, hope and iudgement So, for instance, the tongue serves not only for tasting, Finallic (sauing that I saw afterward the image of a naked from the dignitie and excellencye of their nature, are so but also to assist the mastication of the meat and degiudition man grasping a serpent in each hand,) there was an inscrip degenerat and growen out of kinde, that thei seeme vtterly by turning it about and managing it in the mouth. tina of a toomb or buriall wherein these words did plainelie to be brute beastes.-Caluine. Foure Godlye Sermons, Ser. 3.

Ray. On the Creation, rt

We cannot easlly swallow whilst we gape. This, I under- Into that gardin, well wrought

Exhortation and dehortation, is counsel, Accompanied stand, 18 owing to the muscles employed in the act of de- Who so that me coud haue brought

with signs in him that giveth it, of vehement desire to have glutiti,n being so implicated with the muscles of the lower By ladders, or els by degree

it followed; or to say it more briefly, counsel vehemently jaw, that, whilst these last are contracted, the former cannot It would well haue liked me.---Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose. pressed. For he that cxhorteth, doth not deduce the conAct with freedom.-Palcy. Natural Theology, c. 9.

sequence of what be adviseth to be done, and tye himself Round was the shape, in manere of a compas,

therein to the rigour of true reasoning: but encourages him DEGRADE, v. Fr. Disgrader ; It. Dis. Ful of degrees, the night of sixty pas,

he counselleth, to action : As he that dehorteth, deterreth him DEORADA’TION. gradare; Sp. Desgraduar, That whan a man was set on o degree

from it. ---Hobbs. Of Commonwealth, c. 25. He letted not his felaw for to see. Degra'DEMENT. gradu dejicere, to cast down

Id. The Knightes Tale, v. 1893.

The text (Eph. iv. 30) you see, is a dehortatory charge to DEGRA'VINGLY. from his rank or degree.

avoid the offence of God.-Bp. Hall. Ser. June, 1644. Sometimes written disgrade.

His housing, his array as honestly
To his degree was marked as a king's.

And thus much for the first thing to be considered in the To deject, throw or cast down, (sub.) from

Id. The Marchante Tale, v. 9901. dehortation ; namely, the person dehorting, who was Christ higher degree, rank, or state, to a lower; to de.

himself. Pasa we now to the 2. thing to be considered in it,

For as the philosopher tolde prive of honorary rank or title; to disgrace, to

to wit, the thing we are dehorted from, which is covetous. Of golde and siluer thei ben holde

ness.-South, vol. iv. Ser. 10. dishonour.

Two principal extremitees,
To which all other by degrees

For he cometh unto thee, poor and lowly, riding upon an Els let vs degrade hym, and delyuer him, and let the

of the metalls ben accordant.--Gower. Con. A. b. iv. ass, to wean thee from the vain hopes of the heathen, from princes kecp him from the people.

which the prophets have so often dehorted thy forefathers. Sir T. More, Workes, p. 624. But sithens it was our dutie to honour a man called to

Horne. Works, vol. iv. Dis.5. that degree of fortune, I beseech you am I gyltye because I Disgradinge those bishops and abbots whom the French could not gesse before that hee would offende.

DEHU'SK. To strip off the husk, (qv.) kinge and emperor had made.--Bale. English Votaries, pt. ii.

Brende. Quintus Curtius, fol. 165.
The ix. yere aboute Mydlent, a preest named Sir Thomas

Forcastinge that
Take but degree away, vntune that string,

thy neighbour should haue more Dagley, and vicar of a vyllage in Essex, called Mauenden, a

And hearke what discord followes : each thing meetes Wheate (by the dowrie of his wyfe) lytell from Walden, was detect of heresy, v pon the whiche In meere oppugnancie. --Shakes. Troyl. & Cress. Act i. sc. 1.

dehusk'd vpon the flore. lie was degrated, & brent in the place of Smithfelde. Pabyan, an. 1431. Great indeed

Drant. Horace. Epistle to Numilius. They coulde not also deny but that forth with vpon this His name, and high was his degree in heav'n.

Admit on fiore thou haste in store

Millon. Paradise Lost, b. v. an hundreth thousande mets lugement and hyg degradacion, he kneled downe before the

Of corne dehuskede: what cums thereby. byshoppes chauncellour in the presence of all the people, & Sated at length, ere long I might perceave

Id. Ib. b. i. Sat. 1. humbli besought him of absolucion fro the sentence of ex

Strange alteration in me, to degree communicacion.-Sir T. More. Workes, p. 349. of reason in my inward powers, and speech

DEYICIDE. Sp. Deicida; Lat. Deus, God, These two (Censores) had power and authority to disgrade Wanted not long, though to this shape retain'd.

and cædere, to kill.

Id. Io. b. ix. a knight, by taking away his horse, and to put any of the senate, whom they saw live dissolutely and disorderly. Shall we that are degreed aboue our people,

Then mock thy knowledge, and confound thy pride,
North. Plutarch, p. 296. Whom heaven hath made our vassals, raigne with them?

Explaining how perfection suffer'd pain,
Heywood, Rape of Lucrece, D.

Almighty languished, and Eternal died:
And what can we suffer, wherein he hath not gone before

How by her patient victor death was slain; us even in the same kind? Was he not degraded when they It is for God, and for omnipotency, to do mighty things in And earth profan'd, yet bless'd with deicide. scornfully put on him a purple robe, a reed into his hand, a a moment: but, degreeingly to grow to greatness is the

Prior. I am that I am. An Ode. thorny crown upon his head, saluting him with, Hall, King course he hath left for man. ---Feliham, pt. l. Res. 97. of the Jews! and so disrobed him again ?

DEICTICALLY. Gr. AELKTIKWS, from DellState Trials. Bustuick & Others, an. 1637. Since in general there are manifestly in things, various elv, to show, to point out.

kinds of powers, and very different excellencies and degrees He bore the diminution very well, as he was a wise man,

of perfection; it must needs be, that, in the order of causes And that gives you a farther reason, (if what was said and an excellent temper; and quickly recover'd so much grace, that he was made Earl of Manchester, and Lord Privy the effect. And consequently the self-existent being, whatand effects, the cause must always be more excellent than before to your second quære were not sufficient,) that our

Saviour's prediction was not conditional, but categorically Beal, and enjoy'd that office to his death; whilst he saw ever that be supposed to be, must of necessity (being the

enunciative, verily I say unto you that one of you shall or many removes, and degradations, in all the other offices of original of all things) contain in itself the sum and highest will betray me, and he that dippeth, at that time when Christ which he had been possessid, Clarendon. Civil War, vol. i. p. 54. degree of all the perfection of all things.

spake it, deictically, i, e. Judas, is that person, Clarke. On the Attributes, Prop. 8.

Hammond. Works, vol. i. p. 703. Not only by their deposing and waging war against him,

When I consider the vast quantity of ice we saw, and the And yet more deictically by enumeration of all particulars which besides the danger to his personal life, set him in the

vicinity of the places to the pole where it is formed, and concern'd in it: the sea gave up its dead, and death and farthest opposite point from any vital function of a king, but

where the degrees of longitude are very small, I am led to Hades delivered up the dead which were in them, and they by their holding him in prison vanquished and yielded into

believe that these ice clifts extend a good way into the sea, were judged every man according to their works. their absolute and despotic power, which brought him to the in some parts, especially in such as are sheltered from the

Id. Ib. p. 713. luwest degradement and incapacity of the regal name.

violence of the winds. ----Cook. Second Voyage, b. iv. c. 7. Miiton. The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates.

DEJE'CT, v. Fr. Déjecter ; Lat. Dejicere, When William Sautre (who was the first that was put to DEGUSTA'TION. Lat. Degustare ; de, and

DEJECT, adj. ctum, to cast down; (de, and death upon the account of heresy) was judged relapse by guslare, from Gr. Tevotos, and that from rev-colai,

DEJECTEDLY. jacere, to cast or throw.) Thomas Arundel, Archbishop of Canterbury, in a convocato taste. A tasting.

DEJECTEDNESS. To cast or throw down ; tion of his province, and thereupon was degraded from

Deje'ction. and thus, to humble or humipriesthood, and left to secular power; a writ was issued to

If thou have tasted how sweet the Lord is, thou canst not burn him, 'which in the writ is called the customary punish, but long for more of him, yea, for all: It is no otherwise even

DEJE'CTURE. liate, to depress, to sink, to ment, (relating, it is like, to the customs that were beyond in carnal delights, the degustation whereof is wont to draw debase, to dispirit, to dishearten. sea.)-Burnet. History of the Reformation, b. i.

on the heart to a more eager appetition ; much more in spiThe listing of a man's self up in his own opinion, has had ritual, the pleasures whereof as they are more pure, so they

From the moste hyghe heauen, than the whiche nothynge

can be higher, Christ deiccted himself euen vnto the helles, the credit in former ages to be thought the lowest degrada- are of the heavenly-minded with far greater ardency of spirit affected.-Bp. Hall. Soul's Farewell to Earth, s. 9.

than the which nothyng can be lower.- Udal. Ephes. c. S. tion that human nature could well sink itself to. Locke. Second Vindication of Christianity. DEHOʻRT, v. Old Fr. Deshenhorter ; Lat. knowe, beinge in his weasy securite and arrogant pryde.

This deiection and humiliacion might not the kynge Moments there frequently must be, when a sinner is DenoRTA'TION. Dehortari, (de, and hort-ari.)

Joye. Exposicion of Daniel, c. 4. sensible of the degradation of his state : when he feels with

DenO'RTATORY. pain the slavish dependence under which he is brought to

The ancient Romans, Vossius

When she whom I a long time haue affected, forcune and the world, to violent passions and settled habits, says, for Hortor, wrote Horior; and Horior, he

Amongst the flowers went forth to take the aire; and to fears and apprchensions arising from conscious guilt conceives to be from Gr. OptUV-elv, incitare, to They being proud of such a gueste's repaire, Blair, vol. iv. Ser. 10. incite, encourage.

Though by her garments diuers times deiected,

To gaze on her againe themselves erected. DEGREE. Fr. Degré; It. Grado; Lat. To discourage, to warn or admonish, or advise,

Stirling. Avrora, Song 7. DEORE'ED. Gradus, a step. It is used by from doing any thing; to dissuade.

Her followers such, as meerly friendless stood, DEGREEINGLY. Chaucer literally for step; the

Sunk and dejected by the Spenser's pride, step of a stair; a step by which to go up, to sayinge: Se that ye beleue not the lying wordes and sermos Wherefore Jermye wel dehorted and disswaded the peple

Who bore the taints of treason in their blood, ascend. of the halfe prechers saying: The temple, the temple of the

And for revenge would leave no ways untry'd. A step; a step in progress, promotion, advance. Lorde is so holy.-Joye. Exposicion of Daniel, c. 1.

Drayton. The Baron's Wars, b. iii. ment; exaltation; as degree in rank; a step,

What can be a more deject spirit in man, than to lay his On the contrary part, what că be a greater dehortation hands under every one's horses' feet, to do him service, as distant or removed; degree in relationship; deyree from vice, then to haue laid before ones eyes not only the thou dost ?-Beaum. & Pietch. The Martial Maid, Act ii. sc. 1. in measurement. heynousnesse and enormitie of the offence, but also the

Had you born yourselves
Degreed and degreeingly rest upon the autho- miseries, calamities, shame and punishmentes worthely en-
Bewyng vpon the same.--Golding. Jusline, Epis. Ded.

Dejectedly, and base, no slavery rities quoted.

Had been too easy for you ; but such is
The places of exhorling, and dehorting are the same which

The power of noble valour, that we love it
A seruitour ther was, that serued at the mete,

Even in our enemies. wee vse in perswading and disswading, sauing that hee He stombled at a chance, & felle on his kne, which vseth perswasion, seeketh by arguments to compass

Massinger. The Virgin Martyr, Act I. sc. IThorgh the tother schank he ros, & serued in his degre.

his deuise: he that labours to exhort, doth stirre affection, With what scorn and insultation doth he look upon my R. Brunne, p. 55.

Wilson. The Arle of Rhetorique, p. 64. dejectednesse? the very language of his eye is no other then
Lordes children sholde serven

Wherof shall serue all the dehortacions and cömynacyons

contempt.-Bp. Hall, Soliloquy 34. Bothe God and good men, as here degree anketh.

Piers Plouhman, p. 78.

& threts in Scripture, by which God calleth men from synne What's the reason the consciences of wicked men drag

and euyl workes, yf the world wer once of the mind that them before God, and they come with so much diffidence, For thei that mynystren wel schulen gete a good degree to thei believed after Luther, that no manne doth any euill dejectedness, and jealousie? Why, it is because they are himsic and mych trist in the feith that is in Crist lesu. dede hym selse, but God dotle them himselie.

conscious to themselves of guilt that lies upon them. Wiclif. 1 Tim. c. 3. I Sir T. More. Workes, p. 273. i

Hopkins, Ser. 10.

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Oneiy souls deiform th tellective

Vor so muche he tolde of himself & of is grete mizta,
Tis he that takes away, who can repay you:
Unto that height of happinesse can get ;

That him ne deinede nozt to ligge in the castel by nizto. This grief to other rods doth open Jay you:

R. Gloucester, p. 557. He binds your grief to patience, not dejection,

Yet immortalitie with other souls may sit.
More, On the Soul, pt. ii. b. i. c. 2. 3. 47.

Boste & deignouse pride & ille avisement
Who bears the first not well, provokes a new correction.

P. Fletcher. Elizg.
If we see him as he is, nll this glory must descend to us Mishapnes oftentide, & does many be schent.

R. Brunne, p. 289. - Shall a few loose troops, untrain'd,

and become ours : for we can no other wayes see God (as I But in a customary ostentation, said before) but by becoming deiform, by being changed into

Rygt so sothly sciences dwelleth in a mannes soule Presented as a sacrifice to your valours, the same glory.-Rust. Fun. Ser. on Bp. Taylor.

And doth hym to be deynuus. and deem that beth nat Cause a dejection in you? Thus the soul's numerous plurality


Piers Plouhman, p. 276.
Massinger. The Maid of Honour, Act ii. sc. 3.
I have prov'd, and show'd she is not very God;

Whar man (qd he) was euer thus at ease
When our souls are dejected, distressed, tormented with
But yet a decent deiformity

As I ! on which the fairest, and the best
he remembrance of our former sins, he saith to us, as he
Hath given her. More. On the Soul, pt. iji. 8.27.

That euer I seie, deinethe her to rest. did to the man in the Gospel, be of good chear, my son, thy A country maiden, then amongst the wains,

Chaucer. Troilus, b. iii. ins are all pardoned.-Bp. Beveridge, vol. i. Ser. 70. A shepherdess, she kept upon the plains;

Touching thy letter thou art wise ynough
The one ne emboldens with a manly assurance to look,
Yet no disguise her deity could smother,

I wot thou nilt it deigneliche endite. Id. Ib. b. ii. speak act, or plead before the faces of a numerous assembly;

So far in beauty she excelled other. the other he dazzles out of countenance into a sheepish

Drayton. The Man in the Moon. A these he was forsoth, of corn and mele,

And that a slie, and usant for to stele. dejectedness.-Spectator, No. 250.

Is it not strange, that a ratioual man should adore leeks

His name was hoten deinous Sinnekin. In which words we have represented to us, the unparallelld and garlick, and shed penitential tears at the smell of a

Id. The Reves Tale, v. 3939. example of courage and patience under sufferings, in our

deified onion ? Yet so did the Egyptians, once the famed Lord and Saviour; and the great influence that it ought to masters of all arts and learning.--South, vol. i. Ser. 2.

Ye ben of port so daungerous have on all those who are called by his name, that they would

Unto this louer, and dainous not dishonour so excellent a pattern of enduring sufferings, An idol may be undeified by many accidental causes.

To graunt him nothing but a kisse.-12. Rom. of the Rose. by weakness or dejection of mind.-Sullingfleel, vol. i. Ser. 6. Marriage, in particular, is a kind of counter-apotheosis, or a deification inverted. When a main becomes familiar with

And with that worde on me she gaue a glome I have had no dignities; thou hast withheld them, and I his Goddess, she quickly sinks into a woman.

With browes bente, and gan on me to stare have not thought them even worthy of a wish. Didst thou

Spectator, No. 73. Pul daynously, and fro me she dyd fare, see me sad and dejected on these accounts ?

Leuynge me stondynge as a mased man.
Jorlin. Remarks on Ecclesiastical History, Pref. What a pure imitation of God its life is, and how exactly

Skellon. Prologue to the Bouge of Court. The symptoms of which are excess of animal secretions, deiform all its motions and actions are.

Scott. Christian Life, pt. i. c. 3.

She deignes not my good will, but doth reproue, as of perspiration, sweat, liquid dejectures, &c.

And of my rural musick holdeth scorne.
Arbuthnot. On Aliments, c. 6. Yet is their personation and deification meer fiction and

Spenser, Shepheard's Calendar. Januarie. phancy; however the first occasion thereof sprung from DEJERA'TION. Lat. Dejerare, (de, and ju- this theological opinion or persuasion, that God who is in

But when againe thou dost extend thy rigour,

And wilt not daigne to grace me with thy sight, all things, and is the cause of all things, ought to be worrare, to swear.)

Thou kil'st my comfort, and so spoil'st my might shipped in all things, especially he being himself invisible. A solemn swearing.

Cudworth. Intellectual System, p. 531.

That scarce my corps retaines the vitall vigour. Doubtless with many tears and dejerations, he labours to

Slirling. Avrora, Son. 35, clear his intentions to her person.

Which opinion is really nothing else but the deifying of

Yet tempred so her deignfull lookes alway,
the Devil, or Prince of evil spirits, making him a corrival
Bp. Hall. Cont. Haman Hanged with God, and entitling him to a right of receiving divine

That outward scorne shew n store of grace within. DE’IFY.

Fairefaz Godfrey of Borlogne, b. iv. $. 89
Lat. Deus, God, and fieri to honour and worship.-Id. Ib.
DEIFICAL. be made or become. Fr.

Moth. Harlot; so
If my supposition be true, then the consequence which I

Called from one Harlotha, concubine

have assumed in my poem may be also true; namely, that
Déifier; Sp. Deificar; It.
deism, or the principle of natural worship, are only the faint

To deignous Wilhelme, hight the conqueror.
DEIFICATION. Dei ficare; Low Lat. Deifi- remnants or dying flames of revealed religion in the pos-

Cartwright. The Ordinary, Act iii. sc. 1. Deifier. care-in numerum deorum as- terity of Noah.--Dryden. Religio Laici, Pref.

But if a prince shall deign to be familiar, and to converse De'IFORM. cribere, (Minshew.) In Deos Out of this impious school (of Epicurus] have sprung the

with those upon whom he might trample, shall his condeDeifo'rmity. referre, consecrare, (Vossius, Saduces of the Jews, the Zendichees of the Arabs, and the

scension therefore unking him ? And his familiarity rob DE'IFYING, n. de Vitiis.) Deists of the present age.

him of his royalty. The case is the same with Christ.

South, vol. iii. Ser. 8. De'ism. To rank or class among the

Prideaux. Connection, pt. i. b. viii. an. 310. De'ist.

Yet the governor was so imprudent and arrogant, that he gods; to treat as if a god. Almost all the things that are said wisely and truly by despised all these reiterated overtures, and did not deign DEI'STICAL. Deist, (or theist, qv.) one modern deists, are plainly borrowed from that revelation,

even to return the least answer to them which they refuse to embrace; and without which, they De'ity. who believes that there is a could never have been able to have said the same things.

Anson. Voyage round the World, b. ii. c. 6. Deitate. God. Deitythe God-head; Clarke. On Natural and Revealed Religion, Prop. 7. DE-KING, to cause to be no longer king ; to also, applied to the person—God. See the quota

This great poet and philosopher, [Simonides) the more he deprive of a kingdom. South uses unking ; see tion from Clarke.

contemplated the nature of the Deity, found that he waded under the verb Deign. Than whan thou goest thy body fro,

but the more out of his depth; and that he lost himself in Free in the aire thou shalt vp go, the thought, instead of finding an end to it.

Edward being thus dekinged, the embassie rode ioyfully

Spectator, No. 531. backe to London to the parliament, with the resigned enAnd leauen all humanitie, And purely liue in deitie.-Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose.

signs, and despatch of their employment. They worshipped God in his works, in all things, and

Speed. Edw. III. b.ix. c. 12. s. 75. deified the several parts of nature; they worshipped him These elementes ben creatures, So ben these heauenly figures. under emblems, symbols, sensible representations, and

1 Lat. Delabi, delapsus ; (de, Wherof maie wel be iustified, images.-Jortin. On the Christian Religion, Disc. 7.

That thei maie not be deified.--Gower. Con. A. b. y. It was an article of the common creed amongst the Pagans, Fallen away from.
So whan that Jupiter of Crete
that the souls of deified men were taken up into heaven, ad-

Which Anne deriv'd alone, the right before all other, vanced to a state of divine dominion there, and ranked with Was kynge, a wife vnto hym mete, The douhter of Cybele he toke, the immortal Gods. Herein their deification did properly

Of the delapsed crown, from Philip her fair mother. And that was Juno, saith the boke consist.-Farmer. On Miracles.

Drayton. Poiy-Olbion, s. 29. Of his deificacion.

Id. Ib.
These are some of the doctrines which have unhappily

If we should grant and suppose these reflections of beams Thou didst reherse ensamples of the deifiyng of Hercules, helped to propagate atheism or deism, and have made many upon the superficies of the moon. to be made by way of equal and Bacchus. Thinkest thou that theye were made Goddes a man say to himself, " if this be Christianity, let my soul

angles, there is no impossibility in the matter, but that the vppon drinke and by the decree of one dynner? be with the philosophers."

same rays being carried so great a way, should have their Brende. Quintus Curtius, fol. 223.

Jortin. Remarks on Ecclesiastical History.

frictions, fluxions, and delapsions ; that thereby the light

should be confused and shine the more. The ancient Catholique fathers were not afrayd to call But you are the first who ever swore that he was an in

Holland. Plutarch, p. 954. this supper, some of them, the salue of immortality, and fidel, concluding your deislical creed with-so help me God! soveraigne preseruatiue against death : other, a deificall I pray that God may help you : that he may, through the

DELA'TE, v. Lat. Deferre, delatum ; (de, communion: other, the sweet dainties of our Saviour, &c. influence of his Holy Spirit, bring you to a right mind; DELATION, and ferre, to bear or carry.) Homilies. On the Sacrament, pt. i. convert you to the religion of his Son, whom, out of his abundant love to mankind, he sent into the world, that all

DELA'TOR. To bear, carry or bring ; He yelde his mede, that lord in deyite, That as one God reygneth in persons thre.

who believe in him should not perish, but have everlasting (lit. as in Lord Bacon,) and (met.) with a subauFabyan, an. 1273. life.--Watson. Apology for the Bible.

dition, - of information, accusation; and thus, One person and one Christ, who is God incarnate,

I seem, for my own part, to see the benevolence of the consequentially, to inform, to accuse. deilate, as Gregory Nazianzen saith, without mutation.

Deity more clearly in the pleasures of very young children, To bear, to convey, to conduct.
Abp. Cranmer to Bp. Gardiner, p. 350.
than in any thing in the world.

Delacyon, in Lord Berners, is delay; deferring

Paley. Moral Philosophy, b. ii. c. 5. Now change the tenor of your joyous layes,

or delaying. (See To Defer.) In Sir Thomus With which ye vse your loues to deifie,

DEIGN, v. Fr. Daigner ; It. Degnare; More, delating seems equivalent to collating; conAnd blazon forth an earthly beauties praise,

DE'IGNFUL. Lat. Dignari, dignum æstimare, ferring or bringing together.
Aboue the compasse of the arched skie.

DE'IGNFULLY. to think or esteem worthy. Dilate was written not uncommonly delate, by
Spenser. The Teares of the Muses.

older writers, as in the quotations from Goodwin Scipio. A man (Hannibal,] that more than figured Mars,

DE'IGNOUSLY. and inerited

To think or esteem worthy and Mountague. "To delate, or speak at large of A deifying by your gratitude.

or deserving; to think or esteem worthy or be any thing; see To Dilate," (Minshew.). Nubbes. Hanniball & Scipio, H. 2. coming; to vouchsafe, to condescend.

Dilation, on the other hand, in Shakespeare, One would have hoped, that the memory of so signal an Deignous is used by R. Brunne and Chaucer (first folio,) appears to be of the same import as interposition of heaven (the Flood) against the first drifiers as thinking or esteeming too worthy or de-delation in Wotton and Spotiswood; in them, it of men, should have given an effectual check to the practice serving ; valuing too highly; and thus, equivalent is-information, accusation : in Shakespeare, close

succeeding yorld.
Coventry. Phil. to Hya. Cuny, 3. 10-disdainful.

delation,- is secret information, intimation; and 501

DELAPSED. and labi, to fall.) See Lapse.

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be past, he partly comming, will (feare not) bee perfectly

reclaymed. ---Warner. Albion's England. Add. 10 B. II. NOTE,

Delatory, in Warner, now Dilatory, (qv.) Christ shal at the last restrayn & destroy his ydolle Ante

As the Fr. Délayer, so the Eng. to delay, is

Notwithstanding sinful men break his laws, and tramplo

on them before his face; they “resist, and grieve, and christ with the spirit of his holy mouth, repayring and dela-(by some old writers) used as—to allay (qv.) or fing his church again & gathering into as wel the soften, or alleviate. See the examples from Fox,

quench his spirit;" yet he delays the execution of bis judg.

ment, that his " long-suffering may lead them to repentremenāt of the Jewes, as all other sectes. Sir T. More. Workes, p. 288. Spenser, and Holland.

ance."--Bates. On the Forgiveness of Sins, Ser. 1. And after this iudgement there was no delacyon of suffer- Therfore y ne rede in no maner this nede lengor delaye.

[The rabble) growing impatient of any farther delay, imaunce nor mercy, but incötynent he was drawen throughout

R. Gloucester, p. 156.

mediately broke open the doors of the prison, and divers of London, and then set on a scaffolde.

them rushed into the chamber where the two brothers (De Somme feynede a delay & somme al out wyth seyde, Berners. Froissari. Cronycle, vol. i. c. 23.

Wit) were.--Ludlow. Memoirs, vol. iii. p. 204.

Id. p. 421. To try exactly the time wherein sound is delated, let a

The wise man alarms the sluggard with approaching man stand in a steeple, and have with him a taper; and let

Sotheli Felix dilaiede hem, and knew moost certeynli of

poverty, and his expressions are very applicable to the desome veil be put before the taper; and let another man stand

the weie, & seide, whanne Lisias the tribune schał come in a field a mile off. Then let him in the steeple strike the doun I schal heere ghou.-Wiclif. Dedis, c. 24.

layers of repentance : death comes like a traveller, gradually,

by silent steps; and, as an armed man, will irresistibly bell, and in the same instant withdraw the veile; and so let

Therefore whanne thei camen togidre hider, withouten

arrest them.--Bates. Miscellaneous, Ser. 9. him in the field tell by his pulse what distance of time there

ony delai in the daie suynge I sat for domesman and com. These are they who keep no appointments, who are selis between the light seene, and the sound heard : for it is maundide the man to be brouhte.--Id. ib. c. 25.

dom true to their hour, who make their friends wait for certain that the delation of light is in an instant. Bacon. Naturall History, $ 209. Anon without more delaie

them on all occasions, who often create uneasiness to all the company, and put a whole family out of order.

What an Sad from thy sight so soon to be remou'd, Withouten daunger or affraie

unbecoming behaviour is this! What an ill aspect it bears! She so her grief delates, I become his man anone.-Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose.

especially if these delayers are in any degree inferior, or the O fauor'd by the fates, And when the time is so befall,

younger parts of a house.-Watts, vol. i. Ser. 9. Aboue the happiest states,

That Troie was destroid, and brent,
Who art of one so worthie well belou'd.
He made no delayement,

DE'LEBLE. Lat. Delere ; delebilis, quod
Stirling. Avrora, 8. 9.
But goeth hym home in all hie.-Gower. Con. d. b. iv.

DELETE, v. deleri potest; which may be His warlike wife Semiramis,

Wherfore couertly he delayed his busines, to the entente


erased, rubbed out. Her husband being dead

Deletive. to see the ende of yt matter; howbeit, by letters and mesand sonne in nonage, faining him

considers the A S. Dilg-ian,

DeleTORY. Long ruled in his stead : sagers he reteyned styll the duke in loue and fauoure.

(of the same meaning,) to be Delaling in a male's attyre

Berners. Froissart, Cronycle, vol. ii. c. 52. the root of the Latin. See INDELEBLE.
The empire new begonne.
So this proude Pharisie had an answere to delaic his pride.

That may be rased or rubbed out; eradicated,
Warner. Albion's England, b. i. c.'l.

Fox. Martyrs, p. 1574. Maister Latimer's Reply. obliterated, avoided or annulled.
For the abscission of the church is not to be us'd but after
all other remedies : when the crime is delated or notorious,
I can no mo delayes deuise,

Bp. Taylor more frequently writes deletery than
But welcome payne, let pleasure passe.

deletory. (See Great Exemplar, pp. 140, 162.) and the person called, when he hath been admonish'd and reprov'd, and called to repentance, if after all he refuses and

Gascoigne. The Lullabie of a Louer.

Various is the use thereof (black lead.) rebels, then he is to be cut off, else not.

Among the Romayns Quintus Fabius for this qualitie is

1. For painters (besides some mixture thereof in making Bp. Taylor. Rule of Conscience, b. iii. c. 4. soueraignely extolled amonge historiens; and for that cause

lead colours,) to draw the pictures of their pictures; viz. By which way of discourse and disquisition of all Chrishe is often times called of them Fabius jectator, that is to

those shadowy lines made only to be unmade again. tjan verities, the schools both delight and delale human say, the tarrier or delayer.-Sir T. Elyot. Gouernovr, b.i.c.23.

2. For pens, so usefull for scholars to note the remarkables reason, without any intrusion into the forbidden inclosures

they read, with an impression easily deleble without prejuof faith.-Mountague. Devoute Essayes, pt. ii. Treat. I.

For he wil vndoubtedli heare the praiers of his seruantes, dice to the book.-Fuller. Worthies. Cumberland.

when opportunitee of time shal bee, and the delaiyng thereof By which he both illustrates and expounds his meaning ii.

We owe our lives, limbs, fortunes, all we have to our dear shall turne to the benefite of the Godly.- Udal. Luke, c. 18. ver. 5. (Ps. xlix.) to be to utter his own blessed condition at

country; delete this principle out of men's hearts, and you his death, v. 15, and to that purpose it is, he further delales How be it that is of moche gretter resorte of people, and dissolve, yea ruin all civil society., upon the death of wicked men in the rest of the psalm: arid therewith veray delayous ; in soo moche, that as I have

State Trials, an. 1643. Col. Piennes. which is indeed a kind of summary of what in the former herde credyble persones say, some one mater hath hangyd I stand ready with a pencil in one hand, and a sponge in meditation I have prest.

there, in dispucion, ouer xx. yeres.- Pabyan, vol. i. c. 153. the other, to add, alter, insert, expunge, enlarge, and delete, Goodwin. An Unregenerate Man's Guiltiness, b. xiii. c. 9.

according to better information. But belike he was disposed to declare, if need were, what

Fuller. General Worthies, c. 25. The gentlemen's case was much pitied, Maius his case he was able to do in the law, in shifting off ye matter by especially. Hamilton, who made the delalion, lived after subtil delatories & frivolous cauilling about the law.

The obtuser end (of the stylus) was made more delitive, this in a continual fear, and abhorred of all men.

For. Martyrs, p. 1194. Bonar's Friuolous Shifts. apt to put out and obliterate.-Evelyn. Sculptura, c. l. Spotswood. Church of Scotland, b. vi. an. 1684.

As for the leafe of the hearb, (amethyst] it hath no fresh The Scriptures, therefore, are the great repository and the Therefore these stops of thine, fright me the more : and lively hew, but resembleth a wineless weak wine, as great security of faith. They are also the great and only For such things in a false disloyall knaue

one may say, that either drinketh flat and hath lost the deletery of heresies.--Bp. Taylor. Rule of Consc. b. ii. c. 3. Are tricks of custome: but in a man that's iust,

colour, or else is much delayed with water. They're close dilations, working from the heart,

Holland. Plutarch, p. 560

Yet, unless this proceed so far as to a total deletion of the Thai passion cannot rule.

sin, to the extirpation of euery vicious habit, God is not gloShakespeare. Othello, Act iii. sc. 3. So you, great Lord, that with your counsel) sway

rified by our repentance, or we secure in our eternal interest. The burden of this kingdome mightily,

Id. vol. ii. Ser. 5. There is among the partitions of this government, a very With like delights sometimes may eke delay awfull magistracy under title of Inquisitori di Stato; to

When the great extermination of the Jewish nation and

The rugged brow of carefull policie. which are commonly deputed three gentlemen of the gravest

their total deletion from being God's people, was foretold by

Spenser. To Sir Christopher Hatton. and severest natures, who receive all secret delations in

Christ, and decreed by God; yet they had the Avoxn of forty matter of practice against the republick.

Calme was the day, and through the trembling ayre,

years, in which they were perpetually called to repentance.

Id. vol. ii. Ser. 12. Reliquiae Wottonianæ, p. 307. Sweet-breathing Zephyrus did softly play, What I will own is mine, what is cast upon me is my ad

A gentle spirit, that lightly did delay

As it (confession! was most certainly intended as a deleversaries; And if I be by deductions fetch't into such error,

Hot Titan's beames, which then did glyster faire.

tory of sin, and might do its first intention, if it were the fault is not in my faith, but in my logick; my brain may

Id. Prothalamion. equally manag'd; so now certainly it gives confidence to erre, my heart doth not. Away then ye cruel tortors of Then come thou man of earth, and see the way

many men to sin, and to most men to neglect the greater opinions, dilaters of errors, delaters of your bretheren, in- That neuer yet was seene of Faeries sonne,

and more effective parts of essential repentance. cendiaries of the churchi, haters of peace. That neuer leads the trauailer astray;

Id. A Dissuasive from Popery, pt. i. s. 2. Bp. Hall. Christian Moderation, b. ii. $ 11. But, after labours long, and sad delay,

And at the last day, “as many as have sinned without the Whosoever was found pendulous and brangling in his reli- Brings them to ioyous rest and endlesse bliss.

law, as delivered to the Jews, shall be judged and perish, gion, was brought by a sergeant, call'd familiar, before the

Spenser. Faerie Queene. b. i. c. 10.

not according to the law of Moses," Rom. ii. but the law of said council of inquisition; his accuser or delator stands

Which impli'd

nature that obliged them to do good, and restrain thembehind a piece of tapestry, to see whether he be the party, Subjection, but requir'd with gentle sway,

selves from evil; of which the counterpart was not totally and if he be, then they put divers subtle and entrapping And by her yielded, by him best receiv'd,

deleted in their hearts.-Bates. Eternal Judgment, c. 2. interrogatories to him; and whether he confess any thing Yielded with coy submission, modest pride, or no, he is sent to prison.-Howell, b. i. s. 5. Let. 42. And sweet reluctant amorous delay.

DELECTABLE. Fr. and Sp. Délectable ;

Millon. Paradise Lost, b. iv. DELECTABLY. It. Dilettevole. The Lat. Inquiries were not so much as made: but as men were

DELECTA’TION. delaled, they were marked down for such a fine : and all

God comanded them the (Israelites) at his bringing them was transacted in a secret committee.

out of Egypt to invade the Canaanites, and promised them illicere et attrahere; compounded of de, and lacBurnet. Own Time, an. 1662. strength

to overcome them, and to possess the land, but tare, from lacere, to draw; of uncertain origin. The delators, a race of men discouraged, and almost ex- they refused to go up; afterwards, when he bid them not,

Used actively, tinguished, under the former reigns, again became for.

they would needs go up, and then they miscarried in the midable, as soon as they discovered that the emperor

attempt : the application is easie, and terrible to the delayer Able to atiract, to allure, to entice; to hold out [Commodus) was desirous of finding disaffection and treason or refuser.-Hammond. Works, vol. i. p. 283.

pleasing allurements or enticements; to please, in the senate.---Gibbon. The Roman Empire, c. 4.

Wherevpon Reimond on the next morrow, setting apart

to gratify. DELA'Y, v. Fr. Délayer ; It. Dilatare; souldiers, and without anie delaienges marcheth towards the

and giuing ouer all wedding pastimes, mustereth all l is I wol not long holde you in fable DELA'Y, n. Sp. Dilatar; from Dilatum,

Of all this gardin dilectable.-Chaucer. Rom of the Rose. enemies.--Holinshed. Conquest of Ireland, b. ii. c. 3. DELAYER. (Menage,) used as the past

Philosophy songen softely and delectablye the foresaid And one of them,

thyngs, keping ye dignity of her chere, and the weight of
DELAYFUL. part. of Differre, to put or bear Whose pride, his youth had made the more extreme, her words.-id. Boccius, b. iv.
DELA'YING, n. away or apart; to put off, Said; now the many-wover honoured queene,

Beth wel aduised of vaine delectacion
To put off or postpone; to

Will surely satiate her delayfull splene,
And one of vs, in instant nuptials take.

At your beginning think on terminaciun.
DELA'YOUS. procrastinate ; to prolong or

Chapman. Homer. Odyssey, b. iv.

Id. Balade. The Craft of Louers

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