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Fr. Délibérer; Sp. Den the publsck will, are excluded from it, and others usurp the Wo is me for the my brother Jonathas : delectable to me place, who have no such authority or delegation.

DELIBERATE, v. liberar; It. and Lat. De. was thou excedynge. --Bible, 1551. 2 Kings, c. 1.

Locke. On Civil Government, b. ii. c. 19.

Deliberate, adj. liberare, liberè de aliquâ Therefore haue I delectacion in infirmities, in rebukes, in For although God allowed capital punishment to be in

Deli'BERATELY. re cogitare, (Minshew.) nede, in persecucions, in anguishe, for Christ's sake.

Id. Ib. 2 Corinthians.
flicted for the crime of lese majesty, on the person of the

DELIBERATENESS. Deliberat, cui libertas eli. offender, by the delegated administration of the law; yet

DELIBERATION. concerning his family or posterity, he reserved the inquiI view'd every plot: spent some delightful hours

gendi est aliquid ex duo. sition of the crime to himself, and expressly forbid the ma

bus. In every garden, full of new-born flowers,

Deli'BERATIVE, adj. He deliberates, who Delicious banks, and delectable bowers. gistrate to meddle with it, in the common course of justice.

Deli'BERATIVE, n. has the liberty of choosing Quarles. To P. Fletcher.

Warburton. Divine Legalion, b. iv. s. 5.

DELIBERATIVELY. one from several; where And (Henry) therefore calling his lords vnto London in an This change from an immediate state of procuration and

DELIBERATORS. that liberty is not, there assembly tickled their eares with these delectable and smooth

delegation to a course of acting as from original power, is words.-Speed. Hen. I. b. ix. c. 4. s. 19.

the way in which all the popular magistracies in the world is no deliberation, (Vossius.) And Cicero, incidi, have been perverted from their purposes.

tur enim omnis deliberatio, si intelligitur nor And therefore, if any two men desire the same thing,

Burke. Cause of the present Discontents. posse fieri, aut si necessitas affertur. (De Orat. which nevertheless they cannot both enjoy, they become enemies; and in the way to their end (which is principally


lib. ii. p. 336.) their own conservation, and sometimes their delectation

To choose, to select, to elect; to advise, to only) endeavour to destroy or subdue one another.

DELETE/RIAL. Gr. Ana-elv, to hurt or think, to consider; to reflect with a view to
Hobbs. Of Man, c. 13.

choice or selection; to examine which is best, Sin is founded in bono jucundo, something that is delect


Hurtful, injurious, mis. which to be preferred; to examine with caution, able to the carnal nature: it is the universal character of carnal men, " they are lovers of pleasure more than lovers chievous; and thus, extended to

discretion, hesitation, wariness; with temper, of God."--Bates. Miscellaneous, Ser. 2.

Poisonous, deadly.

calmness, coolness, slowness. May we not delectably consider him as there stretching

Piso (who learned divers of their detestable secrets from Than Dame Prudence, when she sey the good will of hire forth his arms of kindness, with them to embrace the

the Brasilians) relates that some of them are so skilful in hosbond, delibered unto hire, and toke avis in hire self, world, and to receive all mankind under the wings of his

the cursed art of tempering and allaying their poisons that thinking how she might bring this nede into goode ende. protection.-Barrow, vol. i. Ser. 32. they will often hinder them from disclosing their deleterial

Chaucer. The Tale of Melibeus. nature for so long a time, that the subtile murderers do as Would we discharge all our duties without any reluctancy

And let him eftsones examine and rollen his thoughts, by or regret, with much satisfaction and pleasure ? love will unexpectedly as fatally execute their malice or revenge.

Boyle. Works, vol. i. p 84. good deliberation, or that he deme.-Id. Boecius, b. iii. certainly dispose us thereto; for it always acteth freely and

When I this supplicacion, cheerfully, without any compulsion or straining: it is ever And as for ranunculus, that plant being reckoned among

With good deliberacion, accompanied with delectation.- Id. vol. i. Ser. 28. poisonous ones, and among those that raise blisters, it will

In suche a wise as ye nowe witte, be easily granted that it hath, as other poisons, an occult. Call, too, Demodocus, the bard divine, deleterial faculty.-12. Ib. vol. iii. p. 71.

Had after myn entente writte.-Gower. Con. A. b. viii. To share my banquet, whom the Gods have blest

In coursell geuinge, in delibering, in decerning thinges With pow'rs of song delectable, what theme

Now that deleterious it (the Basilisk) may be at some disSoe'er his animated fancy choose.

delybred, in thinges decreed spedely to be finished, in espytance, and destructive without corporal contraction, what Couper. Homer. Odyssey, b. viii. uncertainty soever there be in the effect, there is no high witted then Philip and Alexander ?

inge an apte occasion, who were more ingeniouse and clearer improbability in the relation.-Brown. Vul. Err. b. iii. c. 7. DELEGATE, v. Fr. Déléguer ; Sp. De

Joye. Exposicion of Daniel, c. 8. Disease, nor doctor epidemick DF'legate, n. legar ; It. and Lat. Dele. Though stor'd with deletery med'cines,

For thys cause they deliberated to constrayne theym to

fighte by sea ymmediatly as they shulde see their aduaunDe'legate, adj. gare, (ile, and legare, from (Which whosoever took is dead since,) DELEGATION.

tage, and so embarqued there men and causedde theym to lege, when it denotes to

E'er sent so vast a colony
To both the under worlus as he.-Hudibras, pt. i. c. 2.

tarye there certene dayes.-Nicoll. Thucidides, fol. 187. De'LEGACY.

send any one, under a cer. tain law or rule of action, certâ lege,) Vossius.

In some places, those plants which are entirely poisonous

For I am sure whan he had preached so in so many places, at home, lose their deleterious quality by being carried

he had not done it of a sodayne aduēture, but of a deliberate “ Fr. Déléguer,—to assign, commit or appoint abroad; there are serpents in Macedonia so harmless as to

purpose. --Sir T. More. Workes, p. 214. into an office, charge or commission,” (Cotgrave.) be used as playthings for children.

Goldsmith. The Citizen of the World, Let. 90. ing nor intent, and that he should be heard deliberately.

My Lord Steward answered, that there was no other meanThis government was by immediate substitution delegaled to the Apostles by Christ himself, in traditione cla- DELF. Goth. Dalf, fovea, a pit. A. S.

State Trials, an. 1589. Earl of Arundel. cium, &c.Bp. Taylor. Episcopacy Asserted.

Delf-an; Dut. Delv-en, to dig or delve. The An oration deliberatiue, is a meane, whereby we doe perI know the king expecteth we should say no more, than verb is also written Delf or dali. See Delve. swade, entreate, or rebuke, exhorte, or dehorte, commende, I do like this sentence, or, I do not like it. And that you know, Sir Daniel Dun, is the manner of the delegates, and dug out.

A ditch, a quarry, a mine; any thing delved or

or comforte any man.-Wilson. Arte of Rhetorique, p. 29. not to go farther. --State Trials, an. 1613. Countess of Essex.

Wherof when the king of England was aduertised, he de

libered to goe vnto them in his owne person to remooue

The rock also and quarry in Carystia, it is not long since That no jurisdiction was in the Ephesine presbyters, it gave over to bring forth certain bals or bottoms of soft

them from this siege.-Stow. Hen. V. an. 1417. except a delegate, and subordinate, appears beyond all exception, by Saint Paul's first Epistle to Timothy.

stone, which they use to spin and draw into thread, in man- Every spontaneous action is not therefore voluntary, for

ner of flax; but now all this is quite gone, and hardly within Bp. Taylor. Episcopacy Asserted.

voiuntary presupposes some precedent deliberution, that is the said delf shall a man meet with some few hairy threads to say, some consideration and meditation of what is likely He [Flaminius) was the first or one of the first, that of that matter, running here and there among the hard to follow, both upon the doing, and abstaining from the understanding the majesty of Rome to be indeed wholly in

stones digged out from thence.-Holland. Plutarch, p. 1093. action deliberated of.--Hobbs. Of Liberty $ Necessity. the people and no otherwise in the senate than by way of lelegacy or grand commission, did not stand highly upon

Brim full of all those precious and exquisite commodities At whose deliberate and unusual birth, his birth and degree, but courted the multitude, and taught

Which any land or sea doth breed,

The heavens were said to council to retire, them to know and use their power over himself, and his

or out of rivers spring:

And, in aspects of happiness and mirth, fellow senators, in reforming their disorders.

Which in deep mmes by delfe are found,

Breath'd him a spirit insatiably t' aspire.
Ralegh. History of the World, b. v. c. 2.
or havens by vessels bring. Id. Ib. p. 517.

Drayton. The Barons' Wars, b. i.
They are great judges, a court of the last resort, they are
But if there be, yet could not such mines, without great

She gave no other answer, but that she must deliberately

determine of so great a matter, and that she neither could great counsellers of state, and not only for the present, but pains and charges, if at all, be wrought; the delfs would be as law-makers, counsellors for the time to come; and this so flown with waters, (it being impossible to make any addits

nor would confirm it, but by the advice of the nobility of not by delegncy and commission, but by birth and inheritor soughs to drain them,) that no gins or machines could

Scotland.-Camden. Elizabeth, an. 1561. ance.-State Trials, an. 1626. Duke of Buckingham, &c.

suffice to lay and keep them dry.-Ray. On Creation, pt. ii. It (Mount Edgecombe) was built by Sir Richard EdgeOr else before any suit begin, the plaintiffe shall have his

DE'LIBATE. / Lat. Delir are, delibatum, (de, very well knew him, “ Mildness, stoutness, diffidence and

combe, Knight; take his character from one (Carew] who complaint approved by a set delegacy to that purpose; if it

DELIBA'TION. S and libare ;) Gr. Aeuß-elv, stil- wisdom, deliberateness of undertakings, and sufficiency of be of moment he shall be suffered, as before, to proceed, if lare, fundere, to pour.

effecting, made in him a more blazing mixture of virtue.” otherwise they shall determine. Burton. Democritus to the Reader. The first wine poured, and then tasted; the

Fuller. Worthies. Cornwall. first pouring, or effusion, or tasting, was called a For the feet of those that evangelize peace, are never so He presently makes delegation to William Bishop of London, Eustace of Ely, and Malgere of Worcester, that they libation.

beautiful as when they come softly, choosing the fairest way

with a calm deliberation. should, with monitory advice, offer persuasion to the king

It is used (met.) for-a taste, an effusion, o conformity to the Romish behest ; if he persisted in con

Mountague. Deroute Essayes, pt. ii. Treat. 8. s. 3. sta ucy, they should denounce England under an inter

When he has travelled, and delibaled the French and the

In deliberatives the point is, what is good, and what is dici.-Drayton. Poly-Olbion, s. 17. Selden's Illustrations. Spanish.- Marmion. Antiquary.

evill, and of good what is greater, and of evil what is lesse. The bishops being generally addicted to the former super, The same must he likewise affirm concerning all other

Bacon. Of the Colours of Good and Eril. stition, it was thought necessary to keep them under so souls, as those of men, and demons, that they are either all

And all deliberatives of state seem to depend much upon arbitrary a power as that subjected their to; for they hereby of them the substance of God himself, together with that of

the event of Brisach, which I use to call the German Helena, held their bishopricks only during the king's pleasure, and

the evil demon, or else certain delibations from both (if any long woed, but for ought I hear, yet an imperial virgin. were to exercise them as his delegates in his name, and by one could understand it.) blended and confounded together.

Reliquiæ Woltonianw, p. 480. his authority.-Burnet. History of Reformation, an. 1547.

Cudworth. Intellectual System, p. 216.

As to time and deliberation about the act of sin. If there Then Dr. Lewin spake, and said, that he would be glad

of these Le Bouevou there is elsewhere mention in the

be a real surprize, i.e. that the person is not aware, or hath that Mr. Cartwright should understand, that he was greatly Acts of the Apostles more than once; but what they were

not time to consider what he is to do, he that hath a mind deceived in that he called this oath, the oath ex officio ; our commentators do not so fully inform us; nor can it be

well resolved, may be betrayed into what he would never whereas it is by express words derived from the authority understood without some delibation of Jewish antiquity.

have done, if he had time to deliberate about it. of the prince, by a delegate power unto them.

Mede. Works, b. i. Dis. 3.

Stillingfieet, vol. ii. Ser. 11. Strype. List of Whitgift, an. 1591.

The principles of motion and vegetation in living bodies Though, when men discard the Gospel out of a zeal to Every one is at the disposure of his own will, when those seem to be delibations from the invisible fire or spirit of the preserve the moral law of reason and nature, they may seem ** had by the delegation of the society, the declaring of universe.--Berkley, Siris, $ 214.

to act with great regard to virtue and holiness, yet they do moanifestly reject the authority of God, and deliberately All kinde of spices and delectable fruites, both for deli- There is in the things of God, to those who practise them, refuse that obedience, which reason teaches to be due to the cacie and health, are there in such abundance, as hitherto a deliciousness that makes us love them, and that love ad. great lawgiver of the worid.--Sherlock, Dis. 46.

they haue bene thought to haue beene bred no where else mits us into God's cabinet, and strangely clarifies the under. What the principle of self preservation is with respect to but there.-Hackluyt. Voyages, vol. iii. p. 49.

standing by the purification of the heart.

V. Knox. Christian Philosophy, s. 6. ourselves, the same is charity with respect to our neigh- I am not now in Fraunce, to iudge the wine, bour; and the more real and vigorous this principle is, the With sauery sauce those delicates to fele,

DELICT. Lat. Delinquere, delictum ; to leave more easily, and with the less deliberation, does it exert the Nor yet in Spain, where one must him incline, acts of love and beneficence towards our fellow creatures. Rather than to be, outwardly to seme.

undone, (sc.) that which ought to be done; and Id. Dis. 38.

Wyat. The Courtier's Life. thus consequentially, and positively, The people, by their representatives and grandees, were

A wrong doer, an offender. See DelinQUENT. And he sayth also, if we would consider what excellence intrusted with a deliberating power in making laws; the and dignity is in the nature of man, we shold vnderstand,

And according to the merit thereof, either deliver him by king with the controul of his negative. how great shame it is to wast it away riotously, and to leade

a degradation to the secular justice, or banish him the kingBurke. On the Cause of the Present Discontents.

the life delicately and deliciously: and howe honest it is to dom, according to the quality of the delict. So far as we can judge by the style of the Saxon laws, liue chastly, soberly, sadly, measurably.

Howell, b. i. 3. 3. Let. 13. none but the thanes or nobility were considered as necessary

Vives. Ins:ruction of a Christian Woman, b. i. c. 8.

DELIG A'TION. Lat.Deligare, to bind. See constituent parts of this assembly, at least whilst it acted The Bactrians bee the most hardyest people amongst deliberatively.--Id. An Abridgement of Eng. Hist. b. ii. c. 7.

LIGATURE. those nacios-vnciuil men, and much abhorring from the

Rather in these fractures do we use deligations with many I would not, indeed, refer a prince for maxims of equity delicatenes of the Persians.Brende. Quintus Curtius, fol.66. and government to Puffendorf and Grotius; the dull and

rowlers, saith Albucasius.-Wiseman. Surgery, b. vii. c. 1.

I will in these firste wordes saie, that in the firste ages unfeeling deliberators of questions on which a good heart

men were more esteemed by their meke customs, and deli- DELIGHT, v. and understanding can intuitively decide; but to his own heart, to his own enlightened reason, to the page of Scrip-rude vnderstandynges.—Golden Boke, Prol. catenes, than they were after reproued by their grosse and Delight, n.

Fr. Delecter; Sp. De

DELIGHTOUS. ture, and to the volumes of authenticated history,

lectar; It. Dilettare ; Lat. V. Knox, Essay 133. But they will say, if they had not so great possessions, DelighTER.

Delectare, (de, and lactare, they coulde not kepe so many seruantes and so many dogges, DELIGHTABLE.

from lacere, to draw, to DE'LICACY. Fr. Délicatesse; Sp. Deli- 80 many horses, as 40, or 50, & maintayne so great pompe,


attract) See DelECTABLE, De'LICATE, adj. cadeza; It. Delicatezza ; Eng. and pride, and liue so deliciously, what heresye fynde you

and Delicacy. in this ?-Barnes. Workes, p. 210.

Dell'GHTFULLY. De'LICATE, n. Delicacy. Fr. Délicat; Sp.

To please greatly; to

DelighTFULNESS. De'liCATELY. Delicado; It. Delicato; Eng. Whyle thou were aliue, no kinde of wine could please thee

gratify in a great degree; De'LICATENESS. Delicale ;

Lat. Delicatus,
for being cloid with them, so great was the deliciousnes of

to fill with highly pleasing thy mouth, neither wouldest thou al the while so much as De'lices. from Deliciæ, (de, and lacere, geue a litell water to Lazarus being thirstie.


sensations. DeliciATE. to draw, to attract.) See


Udal. Luke, c. 16.
Delicious. DELECTAELE. Delicate is
Our delicacies are growne capitall,

With hem was so gret delyt, that bitwene hem there Deliciously. Attractive, alluring, en

Bi gete was the beste body, that euer was in this londe, And even our sports are dangers ! what we call

Kyng Arthure the noble mon, R. Gloucester, p. 159, DelicioUSNESS. ticing, tempting, holding out Friendship is now mask'd hatred I justice fled, And shamefastnesse together.

For thy dred delitable drynke.-Piers Plouhman, p. 14. pleasing inducements, allurements or temptations;

B. Jonson. An Epistle to a Friend. -pleasing, gratifying.

In many places were nightingales, Opposed to plain, common, coarse, vulgar, ro- The most judicial and worthy spirits of this land are not

Alpes, finches, and wodwales, bust. - Carried to excess,-nice, dainty, tender, the outside of words, and be entertained with sound. so delicate, or will owe so much to their ear, as to rest upon

That in her swete song deliten,

In thilke places as they habiten.--Chaucer. Rom. of the R. soft, effeminate, luxurious, feeble.

Daniel. Defence of Rhyme.

We live in poverte, and in abstinence, Delicious,--Fr. Délicieux ; Low Lat. Deliciosus ;

And borel folk in richesse and dispence full of, abounding in delicacies or delights ; highly and live, if Lucullus were not a waster and a delicate given And what needs that (quoth he), cannot Pompey recover of mete and drinke, and in her foule delit.

Id. The Sompnoures Tale, v. 7457. pleasing or gratifying to the mind or senses. See to belly.cheare ?-Holland. Plutarch, p. 361.

The small birds singen clere Delight.

Guz. Yes, we will feast;-my queen, my empress, saint,

Her blisfull swete song pitous
Hyt ys ney vyf ger, that we abbyth ylyued in such vyce,
Shalt taste no delicates, but what are drest

And in this seson delitous.-Id. Rom. of the Rose.
Vor we nadde nogt to done, and in suche delyce.
With costlier spices than the Arabian bird

And many a spice delitable
R. Gloucester, p. 195.
Sweetens her funeral bed with.

To eaten whan men rise fro table.-Id. Ib.
Ford. The Lady's Trial, Act il. sc. 1.

A still water for the nones
Thenk thai Dives for hus delicat lyf to the Devel went.

Piers Plouhman, p. 142.
He was of full stature, tall and personable, in counte-

Renned vpon the small stones, nance amiable, a white face, and withal somewhat ruddie, Whiche hight of Lethes the riuer, And drynke nat over delicatliche, ne to dupe neither. delicatelie in each limb featured.

Under that hille in suche maner
Id. p. 96.

Holin shed. Ireland, an. 1535.

There is, whiche yeueth great appetite

To slepe, and thus full of delite
For sche that is lyuynge in delices is deed.

When Fiora is disposed to deliciase with tier minions, the Slepe hath his hous.--Gower. Con. 4. b. iv.
Wiclis, I Tymo. c. 3.
rose is her Adonis.- Parthene a Sacra, (1683,) p. 18.

Thus in the deede deliteth God as farforth as we do it, He Rome brente for his delicacie.

The third sort is reddish blacke of colour, in quantitie either to serue our neighbour with all, as I have sayd, or to Chaucer. The Monkes Tale, v. 14,397. comparable to the phesant and no lesse delicious in taste tame the flesh that we may fulfill the commaundement from

and sauor at the table, our countrie men call them wild the bottom of the heart.---Tyndall. Workes, p. 154. And adde this also, that euery weleful man, hath a full

cocks, and their cheafe sustenance is by wheat. delicate feling: so that but if all thyngs befallen at his own

The stately pompe of princes and their peires,

Holinshed. Scotland, c. 8. wil, he is impacient, or is not vsed to haue anone aduersity,

Did seeme to swimme in fouddes of beaten golde, anon he is throwen adoune for euery little thyng.

They are like Dives, whose portion was in this life, who

The wonton world of yong delightful yeeres
Id. Boecius, b. ii. went in fine linnen and fared deliciously every day.

Was not vnlyke a heauen for to behoulde.
But certes he, that haunteth swiche delices,

Bp. Taylor, vol. ii. Ser. 9.

Gascoigne. Flowers. Memories. Is ded, while that he liveth in tho vices.

No more all that our eyes can see of her (though when
Tell me therefore, O soul! àidst thou ever see the glory
Id. The Pardoneres Tale, v. 12,481.

we have seen her, what else they shall ever see is but dry and riches that there is in a promise! wert thou ever stubble after clover grass) is to be matched with the flock

ravished with the infinite sweetness and deliciousness that Certainly (qd I) than, these hen faire thyngs, and anointed

of unspeakable virtues, held up delightfully in that best with honey swetnesse of rhetorike and musike, and onely thou suckest from them?-Hopkins, Ser. 18.

builded fold.-Sidney. Arcadia, b. i. while they ben herd and sowne in eeres, they ben delicious.

Their wanton appetites not only feed
Id. Boecius, b. ii.

This countrey seemed very goodly and delightsome to all
With delicates of leaves and marshy weed,

of vs, in regard of the greennesse and beautie thereof, and Som clerkes holden that felicitee

But with thy sickle reap the rankest land,

we iudged it to be very populous within the land. Stant in delit, and therefore certain he And minister the blade, with bounteous hand.

Hackluyt. Voyages, vol. iii. p. 399. This noble January, with all his might

Dryden. Virgil. Geor. b. iii.

From whence he tooke his well deserued name: In honest wise as longeth to a knight,

What a pleasant thing it is to account that fasting, which He had in armes abroad wonne muchell fame
Shope him to liven ful deliciously.
Id. The Marchantes Tale, v. 9899.

the unmortified epicures of old accounted their most deli- And fil'd farre lands with glory of his might,
cious feasting, viz. fish and wine.--Stillingfeet, vol. ii. Ser.2. Plaine, faithful, true, and enemy of shame,

And euer lov'd to fight for ladies right,
Many men there ben, that with eeres openly sprad so

An air of robustness and strength is very prejudicial to nuch swalowen yt deliciousnesse of iestes and of riine, by

But in vaine glorious fraies he little did delighi. ueint knitting coloures, that of ye goodnesse or of the bad beauty. An appearance of delicacy, and even of fragility, is

Spenser. Facrie Queene, b. i. 8. 6 almost essential to it.-Burke. Sublime and Beautiful, s. 16. case of the sentence, take they little heede or else none.

O dear and dainty nymph, most gorgeously array'd Id. Testament of Loue, Prol.

The just balance between the republican and monarchical of all the Driades known, the most delicious maid, 0! the seconde glotonie

part of our constitution is really, in itself, so extremely deli- With all delights adorn'd, that any way beseem Which cleped is delicacie, cate and uncertain, that, when joined to men's passions and A sylvan.

Drayton. Puly-Olbic 7, s. 23. Wherof ye sake here to fore,

prejudices it is impossible but different opinions must arise Beseche I wolde you therfore.--Gower, Con. A. b. vi. concerning it, even among persons of the best understand

High lifted vp were many lofty towres, ing.-Hume. Ess. Parties of Great Britain.

And goodly galleries faire over-laid,

Full of faire windowes and delightful bowers.
And he was eke so delicate
of his clothyng that euery daie
Why mourns Apicius thus? Why runs his eye,

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. i. c. 1
Of purpre and bysse he made hym gaie,
Heedless, o'er delicates, which froni the sky

Flo. The queen is all for revels; her high heart, And ete and dranke therto his fyll,

Miglit call down Jove!

Churchill. The Times. Unladen from the heaviness of state,
After the lustes of his wyll:
By his own dauntless heart and matchiess strength,

Bestows itself upon delightfulness.
As he, whiche all stoode in delice,
And toke none hede of thilke vice.--Id. 16. b. xvi.
Makes inroad on the flocks, that he may fare

Machin. The Dumb Knight, Act iv. sc. I.
Deliriously at cost of mortal man.

To this the answer is easie, that Mangone is not innocent; Yet wolde his herte on other fall,

So Peleus' son all pity from his breast

and though he did not consent elearly and delightingle to And thinke hein more delicious,

Hath driv’n, and shame, man's blessing or his curse. Seguiri's death, yet rather than die himself he was willing T'han he hath in his owne hous.-12. 10. . vi.

Corper. Homer. Iliad, b. xxiv. the other should.-Bp. Taylor. Rule of Cuna, b iv. c. 1


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Fi. Délinquant; It.

Whether a man will be so delirous as to phancy It (tho Most pleasant it is at first, to such as are melancholy DELINQUENT, adj.

aire all endued with perception and liberty of will to resist given, to lie in bed whole days, and keep their chambers, to

DELI'NQUENT, n. and Sp. Delinquente; as it pleases.-H. More. Antidote against Atheism, b. ii. c. 2. walk alone in some solitary grove, betwixt wood and water,

Lat. Delinquens, pres.

Cor. Delirium this is call'd, which is mere dotage, by a 1 rooke side to meditate upon some delighisome and

part. of Delinquere, (de, and linquere, to leave.) pleasant subject, which shall affect them most.

Sprung from ambition first, and singularity,
Burton. Anat. of Melancholy, p. 88. Delinquere proprie est prætermittere quod non oportet

Self-love and blind opinion of true merit.
With the sweet sound of this harmonious lay,
præterire; to leave undone, that which ought to

Ford. The Lover's Melancholy, Act iii. sc. 3. About the keel delighted dolphins play; be done. And thus, positively,

But if on bed
Too sure a sign of sea's ensuing rage,
Doing wrong, offending ; -- and the noun-a

Delirious flung, sleep from his pillow flies,
Which must anon this royal troop engage.
Waller. On His Majesty's Escape. wrong doer, an offender; a trespasser or trans- All night he tosses, nor the balms power

In any posture finds.

Thomsor. Spring. We should concerning our author consider, whether he gressor.

Then, tho' we do think, yet we think wildly and extravabe not a particular enemy, or disaffected to him; whether

He that politicly intendeth good to a common weal,

gantly, and inconsistently, even to that degree, that we call he be not ill-humoured, or a delighter in telling bad stories.

Barrow, vol. i. Ser. 17.
may be called a just man, but he that practiseth either for

it deliriousness or frenzy. --Sharp, vol. iii. Ser. 3.
his own profit, or any other sinister ends, may be well
Because it (deportment) is a nurse of peace, and greatly termed a delinquent person.

Their fancies first delirious grew,
State Trials, an. 1640. Earl Strafford.

And scenes ideal took for true. contributes to the delightfulness of society, [it] hath been

Green. The Spleen. always much commended, and hath obtained a conspicuous place in the honourable rank of vertues, under the titles Rut on those judges lies a heavy curse,

So spake Telemachus. Then Pallas struck of courtesie, comity, and affability.-Id. vol. i. Ser. 29. That measure crimes by the delinquent's purse.

The suitors with delirium ; wide they stretch'd Brome. Salire. On the Rebellion.

Their jaws with unspontaneous laughter loud; And winter oft at eve resumes the breeze,

Their meat dripp'd d; tears fill'd their eyes, and diro Chills the pale moon, and bids his driving sleets, It (the doctrine of præexistence] supposeth the descent

Presages of approaching wo, their hearts. Deform the day delightless. Thomson. Spring. into these bodies to be a culpable lapse from an higher and

Cowper. Homer. Odyssey, b. XX. better state of life, and this to be a state of incarceration The wise man here asserts the ways of wisdom to be not for former delinquencies.

DELIVER, v. Fr. Délivrer ; It. Deliv. only the ways of pleasantness, but likewise the paths of

Glanrill. Pre-existence of Souls, c. 4.

DelI'ver, adj. peace; that is, they are quiet and peaceable, as well as plea

rare; Sp. Delivrar, delibrar, sant and delightsome to the soul.

Col. Gell informed Maj. Gen. Harrison, that the Lord DELIVERLY. Lat. Liberare; liberum faBp. Beveridge, vol. ii. Ser. 100.

Edward Howard, being a member of Parliament, and one DELIVERNESS. cere, in libertatem reducere ;

of the committee at Haberdashers' Hall, had taken divers He might as well preach this lesson (that all mirth and

Deli'VERANCE. -to free or make free; to brihes for the excusing delinquents from sequestration, and pleasure should be banished out of the world) to the winds easing them in their compositions.

DelI'vERER. restore to freedom or liberty. as to men, who can see in all around them evident marks

Ludlow. Memoirs, vol. i. p. 289. DeuI'VERING, N. See DelivER. of God's having bountifully furnished them with various delights to refresh and divert their weary and fatigued


To free from :-(sc.) from DE'LIQUATE. Lat. De, and liquere. minds.-Pearce, vol. iii. Ser. 7.

confinement or custody or slavery; and thus, to

To melt, to dissolve. The situation was delightful. In front was the sea, and

rescue; to release from the power or possession the ships at anchor ; behind, and on each side, were plan- Whether this ebullition be caused by a nitro-sulphureous of an enemy; to release or surrender from our tations, in which were some of the richest productions of ferment lodg'd especially in the left ventricle of the heart, own: and thus, to give up or resign; to give up Nature.-Cook. Second Voyage, b. ii. c. 1. which, mingling with the blood, excites such an ebullition,

from one holder or possessor to another : anii as we see made by the mixture of some chymical liquors, How can you more profitably, or more delightfully employ viz. oil of vitriol, and deliquated salt of tartar; or by the thus, simply,--to give up, throw up, cast away. your Sunday leisure, than in the performance of such duties vital flame warming and boiling the blood.

To deliver from the mouth; i. e. to utter, to as these : in demonstrating your piety and gratitude to God,

Ray. On the Creation, pt. i. speak. by diffusing joy and comfort to every part you can reach of that creation, which was the work of his hands, and from I caused an unusual brine to be made, by suffering sea

In our old writers, Deliver, deliverly, deliverness, which he rested on the seventh day 1-Porteus, vol. i. Ser. 9. salt to deliquate in the moist air.

are used as applied to liberty of action, freedom of DELI'NEATE, v. Lat. Delineare, atum ;

Boyle. Works, vol. iii. p. 202. motion, unrestrained, unencumbered; and thus, Deli'NEATE, adj. (de, and lineare ;) lineam


DELI'QUIUM. From the same source as
Delineation. ducere, to draw a line.
Delict and Delinquent, (qv.)

Activity, agility or nimbleness.

To draw a line or out.
A defect, or deficiency, a failing, a fainting,

The kyng delyuerede that folk out of seruage,
line ; to pourtray, to de-

And Brut deliuerede the kyng out of hys ostage. Deli'neAMENT. scribe, to depicture ; to

Deliquium is used by chemists as if from Deli-

Å. Gloucester, p. 13 sketch a picture, a profile.

The kyng tho myd gode herte delyuery let anon All idolizing worms, that thus could crowd

Bothe quene and byssop. If we do but consider this fabrick with minds unpossest

Id. p. 340. of an affected madness, we will easily grant, that it was

And urge their sun into thy cloud; some skilful Arelieus who delinealed those comely propor

Forcing his sometimes eclips'd face to be

God delyuerde Athelstan of many hard affajes. tions, and hath exprest such exactly geometrical elegancies A long deliquium to the light of thee.

R. Brunne, p. 32, in its compositions.--Glanvill. Vanity of Doymalizing, c. 5.

Crashaw, Glorious Epiphany of our Lord God. The godes that be fonden on my londe o chance,

Tille him I am not bounden to mak deliuerance, Wherefore it is of great import to behold the fates and If he be locked in a close roome, he is afraid of being

18. p. 158. affaires destinate to one age or time drawne, as it were, and

stified for want of aire, and still carries bisket, aqua vitæ,
delineate in one table.
or some strong waters about him, for fear of deliquiums, or

The kynge cride to Abraam mercy
Bacon. On Learniny, by G. Wats, b. ii. c. 8.
being sick.-Burton. Anatomy of Melancholy, p. 181.

And deliverede hym hus wif.- Piers Plouhman, p. 215.

Christ is us name The principall amongst these three, is the wisdome and In short, their conscience was not stark dead, but under

That shal delyvery ous som day. soundnesse of direction, that is, a delineation and demon- a kind of spiritual apoplexy, or deliquium.

Id. p. 319. stration of a right and easy way to accomplish any enter

South, vol. ii. Ser. 12. If thou art Crist, seye to us, and he seide to hem, if I seyo prize.--Id. Ib. b. ii. The Proheme.

to you ye schulen not beleue to me. And if I axe, ye schulen

DELIRATION. Lat. Delirare. Vossius not answere to me, neither ye schulen delyuere me.
Show how that bird, how well that flow'r was done ;
How this part shadow'd, and how that did rise,

decides for the etymology

W’iclif. Luk, c. 22. This top was clouded, how that trail was spun,


given in the quotation from Deliver us out of all this besy drede, The iandscape, mixture, and delinentings, DELI'RIOUSNESS. Pliny: that lira, originally

And take a wif, for highe Goddes sake.
And in that art a thousand curious things.

signified, sulcus, a furrow;

Chaucer. The Clerkes Tale, v. 8010.
Drayton. The Barons' Wars, b. vi.
and that hence, (met.) he is said, delirare, who

of his stature he was of even lengthe,
Thea by all the wide world's acknowledgment,
wanders from the right line of reason; quasi sulco

And wonderly deliver and grete of strengthe.
The sunne's a type of that eternall light
Which we call God, a fair delineament
et lira rationis evagatur.

Id. The Prologue, v. 84.
Of that which good in Plato's school is hight.
A wandering, erring, or straying from a right

Lo when thou wer imprisoned how fast they hied in help More. On the Soul, pt. ii. b. iii. c. 3. s. 11. mind or understanding ; raving, speaking or talk

of thy deliuerece.--Id. The Testament of Loue, b. i. Inferior art the landscape may design, ing idly.

The fox answered, in faith it shal be don : And paint the purple evening in the line :

And as he spake the word, al sodenly Her (Satire's) daring thought essays a higher plan;

In some places, where the manner of the countrey doth The cok brake from his mouth deliverly Her hand delineates passion, pictures man.

require, this is performed with a tined or toothed harrow, And high upon a tree he flew anon. Brown. Esa. On Satire, pt. ii. nr else with a broad planke fastened unto the plough taile,

Id. The Nonnes Preestes Tale, v. 15,422. which dooth kide and cover the seed newly sowne: and in Dugdale from some of these illuminations has given cuts

this manner to rake or harrow, is called in Latine licare Certes, the goodes of the body ben hele of body, strength, of two remarkable combats or tournaments performed in the lirare), from whence came first the word delicare, [delirare) deliver nesse, beautee, gentrie, franchise.—Id. Persones Tale. 13th year of King Henry VI. in which the designs are far which is to leave bare balkes uncovered, and by a metaphore from unworthy of a better age; and the customs and habits

The tyme sette of kinde is come, delinealed with great accuracy.

and borrowed speech, to rave and speak idly.
Holland. Plinie, b. x. c. 20.

This lady hath hir chambre nome,

And of a sonne borne full:
Walpole. Anecdotes of Painting, vol. i. c. 2.
We, in the writings of the Evangelists, have a complete
To make which the more evident, we shall briefly repre-

Wherof that she was joyfull.

She was deliuered saufé and soone.-Gower. Con. A. b.it, summary of his triennial preaching; we have, joined with sent a syllabus or catalogue of the many atheistick hallucithe detail of many of his miracles, the delineation of his nations or delirations concerning it.

And cried was, that thei shulde come character, and the history of his wonderful life of piety and

Cudworth. Intellectual System, p. 848.

Unto the game all and some love.-Horsley, vol. ij. Ser. 26.

Of hem that ben deliuer and wight,
That you may rightly understand this my assertion (before

To do suche maistrie as thei might. Id. Ib. b. viii. When we compare this great man's (Bacon's) writings I acquaint you with the reasons which induce me thereunto.) with some of the weaknesses of his life, we are tempted to you must know that the masters of physick tell us of two The nere this hil was vpon chance exclaim, with a modern delineator of characters, * Alas, kinds of deliration or alienation of the understanding.

To take his deliverance, poor human nature." - ". Knox, Ess. 52.

Mede. Works, b. i. Dis. 6.

Id. ib. b. vii.

The more vnboxomly be cride. VOL. I.



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But then Sir Mathewe sayd, fayre nephue, sythe ye be here DELL. Dut, and Ger. Delle. Locus declivis. But Tyber now thou seek'st, to be at best, with suche a puyssance, it behoueth you to delyuer this

See Delve.

When there arrived, a poor precarious guest, countre of a certayne Bretons and Frenchemen, who kepeth Spenser writes delve, q. dell.

Yet it deludes thy search : perhaps it will well a xii. fortresses bytwene this and Bayone.

Soone after the begynnynge of the cytie, there hapned to

To thy old age lie undiscovered still.-Dryden. Ovid, Ep 1 Berners. Proissart. Cronycle, vol. i. c. 338. be a great erthe quaue, and after there remayned a greatte

Turn, sir, survey that comely, awful man, dell or dytte without botume. Wherfore they charged this frere to go into Fraúce, and

And to my prayers be cruel if you can.

Sir T. Elyot. Governorr, b. ii. c. 9. delyuered hym instructions of the effecte that he shilde saye

King. Away deluder; who taught thee to sue? and do.--Id. Ib. c. 193. No more the company of fresh fair maids

Otway. Don Carlos, Act iii. sc. I.
And wanton shepherds be to me delightful,
The whiche thre small shyppes escaped by theyr delyuer

Did not the sun through heaven's wide azure rollid,
Nor the shrill pleasing sound of merry pipes

For three long years the royal fraud behold!
saylynge.--Fubyan, an. 1338.
Under soine shady dell, when the cool wind

While she laborious in delusion, spread
The temperate may soone dispose
Plays on the leaves.

The spacious loom, and mix'd the various thread.
his members to their reste,
Beaum. f Fletch. Faithful Shepherdess, Act i. sc. I.

Pope. Homer. Odyssey, b. il. And ryse agayne delyuerly, This evening as I whistl'd out my dog,

What are ye, now, ye tuneful triflers! once
to labour quicke aud preste.-Drant. Horace, b. ii. Sat. 2.
To drive my straggling flock, and pitch'd my fold,

The eager solace of my easy hours,
I saw hun dropping sweat, o'er-laboured, stiff,

Ye dear deluders or of Greece or Rome,
This, for his delyuer nesse and swiftenesse, was surnamed
Make faintly as he could, to yonder dell,

Anacreon, Horace, Virgil, Homer, what?
Herefote, in whose begynnynge stryfe was amonge the

Dryden. The British Worthy, Act ii. The gay, the bright, the sober, the sublime? lordes.--Fabyan, vol. i. c. 208.

Thompson. Sickness, b. i. Then let me rove some wild and heathy scene, Therefore euery orator should earnestly labour to file his Or find some ruin midst its dreary dells,

Say, however, and it is all that the wicked have to say, tongue, that his words may slide with ease, and that in his

Whose walls more awful nod

that such imaginations may be delusice, and such fears may deiiuerance he may haue such grace, as the sound of a lute, or any such instrument doth giue.

By thy religious gleams.-Collins. Ode to Evening be vain : but yet, weak as you suppose these fears to be, we Wilson. Arte of Rhetorique, p. 3.

must be much weaker than we are, before we can get rid of

DELU'DE, v. Lat. Deludere, to cease them : that is, we must lose our reason and understanding And he sayde: the Lord is my rocke, my castel, and my Delu'DABLE. playing; de, and ludere, to before we can forget there is a God who will judge the world deliuerer, God is iny strength, and in him wyll I truste. DELU'DER. Bible, 1551. 2 Kings, c. 22.

play or sport; (ludere, a Lydis, in righteousness. --Sherlock, vol. iii. Dis. 57.

DELU'DING, N. who first introduced them When they have been driven out by opposite evidence, Henry Piercy, late of Tinmouth, in the county of Northum- Delusion. (ludi) into Hetruria, whence like servants whose faults you seldom hear of till they are berland, Knt. was indicted in the term of Easter, in the

Delu'sive. the Romans received them.

turned away, then indeed we may discover their delusive14th year of her Majesty's reign, for that he, with divers

ress, but then they are no longer our judgment; every judg

DELU'SIVENESS. others, did conspire for the delivering of the Queen of Scots

Vossius.) Deludere, ludendi ment, while it is our present judgnient, carries the same out of the custody of the Earl of Shrewsbury.

DELU'sory. finem facere. The Roman face of veracity.--Search. Light of Nature, vol. i. pt. i. c.ll. State Trials. Death of Northumberland, an. 1584. gladiators before the real combat had a mock DELVE, v. A. S. Delf-an; Dut. Delv-an, And because without deltuerie of those countries, he per- battle, as a preparatory exercise, and when they

Delve, n. to dig (See Delf.) Spenser seued that truce could not be obtained, he agreed, to the ceased from this, they were said deludere. If hence

De'LVER. writes Delve, a noun, (q.) dell. relese and deliueraunce of theim.-Hall. Hen. VI. an. 29. deduced, the word 'must have been subsequently

De'LVING, n. To dig ; to cut into ; to cut applied to the mock battle itself; and that also, towards a depth or bottom. Whom hardly he from flying forward staid Til he these words to him deliner might;

when the real one was required of them ; when Sir Knight, aread who hath ye thus arraid,

they “counterfeited earnest,” as Manning, the trans- " Lord kyng," quoth Merlyn, "gef thou wolt the sothe And eke from whom make ye this hasty flight,

wyte, lator of Xiphelin, expresses it, (vol. ii. p. 204.) For, neuer knight I saw in such misseeming plight.

Lat delué vnder the fundement, & thon schall binetho Spenser. Faerie Queene, b.i. c. 9. And thus, to delude is

fynde, To cheat, to deceive, to beguile ; (sc.) by asGentle dame, reward enough I weene

A water pol, that hath ymad, that this werk yg bi hynde." For many labours more, then I haue found, suming false appearances, making false pretences.

Me daif bi nethe, and fond the water as Merlyn hadde

yseid.-R. Gloucester, p. 395. This, that in safety now I haue you seene,

The idol of a thing in case may be
And meane of your deliuerance have beene.

Id. Ib. b. iii. c. 12.
So depe emprinted in the fantasie

The Cristynemen delre vaste, & ther wal velde adoun,
That it deludeth the wittes outwardly,

So that the Sarasons golde hem up ther toun.-Id.
But fortune tyr'd at length with my afflictions,
And so appereth in form and like estate,

Alle Cristyne people
Some ships of Maltha met the Ottoman fleet,
Within the mind, as it was figurate.

To delve and dike a deop diche al aboute unite.
Charg'd them, and boarded them, and gave me freedom:

Chaucer. The Complaint of Creselde.

Piers Plouhman, p. 385. With my delirerers I serv'd.

To shew shortly why that he
Beaum. & Fletch. Fair Maid of the Inn, Act iv. sc. 5.
Entred first, into that contre

And the baylyf seide withynne himsilf, what schal I do,
From whence he came, & from what region;

for my lord taketh away fro me the baylie, delue may I not: At one side of the crosse kneeles Cha, 7 arm'd, and at

I schame to begge.--Wiclif. Luk, c. 16.

But he her put in delusion Ye other, Joan d'Arc, arm'd like a cavalier, wth boots and

As he had done it for the nones. spurs, her hayre dischevel'd, as the deliveress of the towne

Certis 1 haue now lined to long,

Lidgate. The Story of Thebes, pt. i. from our countrymen, when they besieg'd it.

Sith I may not this closer kepe,
Evelyit. Memoirs, Ap. 21. 1644. But experience doth teach plainly howe folishe we are,

All quicke I would be doluen depe.
howe mad and destitute of all sense, seyng that we suffer

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose. Excommunications, as in the Apostles' times they were our selves so easily and so often tymes to be deluded and deliverings over to Satan, so now shall be deliverings over deceiued.-Caluine. Foure Godlye Sermons, Ser. 4.

Alas, what was he that first dalje vp the gobbettes or to a foreign enemy, or the people's rage.

weights of gold coucred vnder yerth, and the precious stoneh, Bp. Taylor. Episcopacy Asserted, s. 36. When I see a miracle done at any image, and perceaue

that woulden haue be hidde.-11. Boecius, b.ii. that it bringeth men to the worshipping of itself, contrary Moreover, as they are twins of an illegitimate and scan

That ofte whan I shulde plaie. to the facte and doctrine of the Apostles, which would not It maketh me drawe oute of the waie dalous conception, their delivery is commonly after such a receaue it themselues, I must needes conclude, that it is mauner, as that of Pharez and Zara, where he that put his but a delusion done by the Deuill to deceaue vs and to bring

In soleyn place by my selfe. hand first into the world, came entyrely last into it. the wrath of God vpon vs.-Frith. Workes, p. 154,

As doth a laborer to delfe.--Gower. Con. A. b. vi. Mountague. Devoute Essayes, pt. i. Treat. 12. s. 1.

This pure metal

Neither onely the citizens, but also the countrie-folkes doo Plato, after having delivered very noble and almost divine innocent is, and faithfi to the mistress

very well vnderstande the same. Yee maie finde, yea, euen truths concerning the nature and attributes of the Supreme Or master that possesses it, that, rather

the very dichers and deluers, and cowheardes, and gardi. God, weakly advises men to worship likewise inferiour Gods, Than hold one drop that's venomous, of itself

ners disputinge the holy Trinitie, and the creation of al Dæmons, and Spirits.

It flies in picces and deludes the traitor.


Jewel. Defence of the Apologie, p. 507.
Clarke. Natural and Revealed Religion, Prop. 6.

Massinger. The Renegado, Act i, sc. 3.

Stronge and vyolente exercises be these, deluynge (spéAs for the presbyterians, they were so apprehensive of For well understanding the omniscience of his nature, he

cially in toughe clay and heuy,) &c. the fury of the commonwealth party, that they thought it a is not so ready to deceive himself, as to falsifie unto him,

Sir T. Elyor. The Castel of Helth, b. il. deliverance to be rescued out of their hands. whose cognition is no way deludable.

When base desire bade men to delven low,
Burnet. Own Time, vol. i. b. i.

Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. i. c. 2. For needlesse metals, then gan mischief grow.
In the 15 v. we read that there was found in it a poor Where it was articled betwixt two kings, that there should

Bp. Hall, b. iii. Sat, 1. wise man, and he by his wisdom delirered the city. A be a free admittance of each others commodities unto their

He by and by worthy service indeed, and certainly we may expect that several kingdoms, and after a command should be given His feeble feet directed to the cry: some honourable recompence should follow it; a deliverer prohibiting either of them unto their subjects the making

Which to that shady delue him brought at last, of his country, and that in such distress, could not but be use thereof, it could not but be understood a defrauding and

Where Mammon earst did sunne his treasury. advanced.--South, vol. i. Ser. 5. deluding of the articles, and the true intention of them.

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. ii. c. 8.

Cabbaia. Sir Walton Aston to Lord Conway. The investitures of bishops and abbots, whic! had been

It is a darksome delue farre vnder ground originally given by the delivery of the pastoral ring and staff, Who ever hy consulting at thy shrine

With thornes and barren brakes enuiround round, by the king of England, were after soune opposition wrung Return'd the wiser, or the more instruct,

That none the same may easily out win. out of their hands.-Burnet. Hist, of Refurm, vol. i. b. i. To file or follow what concern'd hiin most,

Id. Ib. b. iv. c. 1. And run not sooner to his fatal snare? As all worldly enjoyment is uncertain, and unexpected For God hath justly giv'n the nations up

Moreover, these rules following, are to bee observed. That delirerances from evil sometimes happen, a considerate To thy delusions.- Milton. Paradise Regained, b. i.

when any vines do require such delring and digging, the

labourers ought to go to worke betimes before the heat of mind, even when joy is predominant, will not be wholly

To cross my innocent desires,

the day.-Holland. Plinie, b. xvii. c. 22 exempt from fear; and in the deepest aflliction, a pious mind will not be withou: hope of deliverance, or at least of

And make my griefs extreme,

And hoary frosts, after the paynful toyl A cruel mistress thus conspires consolation.- Beattie. Elem. Moral Science, pt. i. c. 2. 8.5.

With a delusive dream.--Sherburne. The Dream.

Or delving hinds, will tot the mellow soil.

Dryden. Virgil, Geor. b. il. He (Vertue] was simple, modest, and scrupulous ; so Let no play-hunters therefore any longer cheat thēselves scrupulous, that it gave a peculiar slowness to his delivery ; or others with these delusory false pretences, which have

His health is injured, his spirits dejected; his time lost; he never uttered his opinion hastily, nor hastily assented to

after all, the parent finds it necessary to employ him in his neither truth nor substance in them. others.-Walpole. Catalogue of Engrarers.

own trade; in digging and deluing, in shoe-making, &c. Prynine. Histrio Mastix, pt. il. Act iv. sc.2.

Knor. Winter Evenings, Even 20.


DELUGE, o. 1 Fr. Déluge ; It. and Sp. William also the Earle of Mortaigne, and Warren sonne of I bad him boldly tell his fortune past;
De'Loge, n. Diluvio ; Lat. Dilurinm ; from King Stephan, were compelled to surrender to King llenrie, His present state, his lineage and his name:

the castell of Pemsey, the citie of Norwich, and other tounes, Th' occasion of his fears, and whence he camo Diluere, dilutum ; terram enim reddat dilutam, i. e.

and castels which he held, apperteining to the demesne of The good Anchises rais'd him with his hand, wetted, washed, soaked. the crowne.llolinshed. Her. II. an. 1115.

Who, thus encourag'd, answer'd our demand. To cover with waters, to overflow, to over

Dryden. Virgil. Æneid, 6 like From demesnes, whose barren soil, whelm.

Ne'er produc'd the barley oil ;

The directors of some of those banks sometimes took Joye writes Diluvy.

From all liars, and from those

advantage of this optional clause, and sometimes threatened Who write nonsence, verse or prose,

those who demanded gold and silver in exchange for a conBut now so wepeth Venus in her sphere

Libera nos, &c.

Collon. The Litany. | siderable number of their notes, that they would take That with her teares she woll drench vs here,

advantage of it, unless such demanders would content themAlas Scogan this is for thine offence

Or say, what difference, if we live confin'd

selves with a part of what they demanded. Thou causest this delnge of pestilence. Within the bounds of nature's laws assign'd,

Smith. Wealth of Nations, b. ii. c. 2.
Chaucer. Balade of the Village. Lenuoy.

Whether a thousand acres of demesne,
Or one poor hundred, yield sufficient grain?

One penny, they allowed, was demandable every offering. The diluuge drowned not the worlde in one daye, but at

Francis. Horace, b. I. Sat. 1. day for a rent of forty shillings; but they contended no more last when the hyllis were all kouered, all were drowned. Jaye. Exposicion of Daniel, c. 10.

Peleus with a willing heart

was demandable if the rent should be forty times forty Receiving; lov'd me as a father loves

shillings.--Horsley. Speech. Stipends of Lordon Incumbents. Torture without end

His only son, the son of his old age,
Still urges, and a fiery deluge, fed
Inheritor of all his large demesnes.

It is proper to establish an invariable order in all payWith ever burning sulphur unconsum'd.

ments; which will prevent partiality; which will give pre

Cowper. Homer. Niad, b. ix.
Milton. Paradise Lost, b. i.

ference to services, not according to the importunity of the Then murmuring from his beds, he boils, he raves,


demandant, but the rank and order of their utility or their

Fr. Démander ; It. DomarAnd a foam whitens on the purple waves;


justice.---Burke. On the Economical Reform.

dare; Sp. Demandar, parum At every step, before Achilles stood

DEMA'YDABLE. deflexo sensu, from the Lat. DEMARCATION. Cotgrave has “ Desmar. The crimson surge, and delug'd him with blood.

DEMA'NDANT. Demandare; de, and mar-
Pope. Homer. Iliad, b. xxi.

quer; to take away the mark from; or, to put

DeMA'NDER. dare, q. d. in manus dare ; from his mark." But, by usage, this word is Upon this supposition there must have been infinite deluge's already past: for if ever this Atheist admits of a first

so Gr. EyXEipišev, in manus dare, tradere, com- equivalent todelage, he is in the same noose that he was.-- Bentley, Ser.3. mittere.

A mark, a marking off, (sc.) of boundaries or

As mandare, then, is to give, deliver or commit limits. And as when stormy winds encountering loud,

to the hands of another Burst with rude violence the bellowing cloud, Precipitate to earth, the tempest pours

The speculative line of demarcation, where obedience

To demand, is--to scek, ask or require, from the ought to end, and resistance must begin, is faint, obscure, The vexing hailstones thick in sounding showers: hands of another. And generally, to ask, to claim, and not easily definable.Burke. On the French Pevolucion. The delug'd plains then every ploughman tlies,

to require. And every hind and traveller shelter'd lies.

Still I fear the line of demarcation between spiritual and Hamilton. Virgil. Æneis, b. 10. " I not nout," quoth the king, "wat ower demande be." temporal, it may not always be easy to define.

R. Gloucester, p. 500.

Horsley. Speech, May 13, 1805. DEMAGOGUE. Gr. Anuaywyos, compounded

And me demaunded how and in what wise of Anuos, people, and «y-elv, to lead. I thither come, and what my errand was.


Junius thinks that this A leader of the people; applied to a factious or

Chaucer. The Court of Loue. DE'MEAN, n.

word may be from the Fr. seditious leader. Milton considers the word as a But thise demaundes aske I first (quad he)

DEME'ANAUNCE. Moyen ; Lat. Modus, vel me. novelty That sin it shal be don in hasty wise,

DEME'ANURE. dium. Modus vel ratio de Wol ye assent, or elles you avise?

DEME'ANING, N. center se gerendi in rebus Who were the chief demagogues to send for those tumults,

Id. The Clerkes Tale, v. 8224. some alive are not ignorant. Setting aside the affrightment

gerendis. Skinner suggests other conjectures.

of depe imaginacions, of this goblin word: for the king, by his leave cannot coin

Problemes and demaundes eke

Mr. Tyrwhitt interprets the verb Demaine, in English, as he could money, to be current (and 'tis believ'd His wisedome was to find and seke..Gower. Con. A. b. i. Chaucer's Second Book of Fame, To manage : and this wording was above his known stile and orthography,

the noun management. There are other passages and causes the whole composure to be conscious of some When that repentant teares hath clensed clere from in other author.) Yet if the people were sent for, emboldened The charged brest: and grace hath wrought therin amend in which the application seems precisely the same; and directed by those deinuyogues, who, saving his Greek,

ing will:

and hence it admits a doubt whether this verb were good patriots, aud by his own confession men of some With bold demands then may his mercy well assaile repute for parts and piety, it helps well to assure us there The speche man sayth : without the which request may may not be formed upon the noun demain or do Was both urgent cause, and the less danger of their coming. none preuayle.--Surrey. Ecclesiasles, c. 5.

main (supra); and thus, to signify-Millon. An answer to Eikon Basilike.

To rule or have dominion over; to manage, to

tytle, Aplausible insignificant word in the mouth of an expert how could he graunt to him the accion of the lande during conduct; (sub.) the behaviour, the mode and demagogue, is a dangerous and a dreadful weapon. his life, and in the second, if the plaintiffe had none interest

manner of acting; and thus, to treat, to behave South, vol. ii. Ser. 9. how coulde he geue him daies of payment.

towards ; to behave or deport. It is used by some

Hall. Hen. V. an. 8. writers as if they considered it to be from the adj. Hence Aristophanes, in banter, I suppose, of the predictions i: Herodotus,--makes a pompous and ridiculous And though the requeste was pitifull and they that made

mean ; thusoracle, and uses the same foolish, introduction, to persuade it familiar, and he to whom it was made, was the father, To act meanly; to debase, to disgrace. sausage-monger to set up for a demagogue and a ruler. and the demaunder was the inother, and she for whom it Jorlin, Remarks on Ecclesiastical History. was made was the douhter: the emperour granted it, but Lo, is it not a great mischaunce not without great displeasure.-Golden Boke, c. 33.

To let a foole haue gouernaunce DEMA'IN, R. The same word so variously

of things that he cannot demaine. Hereof riseth a merric tale of a Welshman, that lieng in Dey'ean.

Chaucer. House of Fame, b. U. written. (See Domain.) Fr. this place abroad all night in the weather, and peraduenture Dene'sNE. Demain or domain ; Lat. Do. not verie well occupied, was demanded of his hostesse (where Coine on with me, demeane you liche a maid Don'ain. mininm ; from dominus,-per- in the night precedent, because he came so soone to hire he did breake his fast the next morrow,) at what inne he laie With shamefast drede, for ye shal speke I wis

With her that is the myrrour, ioy, and blisse : haps,--master of the house, (domus.) house yer anie of hir maids were vp?

But somewhat strange, and sad of her Jemene “ Fr. Domaine,-a man's patrimony or inheri

Holinshed. Descriplion of Britaine, c. 14. She is, beware your countenance be sene. tance, proper and hereditary possessions; those

Id. The Court of Loue. He must accustome himself to represse his tongue and whereof he is the right or true lord or possessor, take some pause, allowing a competent space of time be- Who shai me yeven teres to complaine and absolute owner: also, an hereditary property tween the demand and the answer; during which silence, The deth of gentillesse, and of fraunchise,

That all this world welded in his demaine,
in, and possession of land, &c.” (Cotyrave.) for both the demander may have while to bethink himself and
the more technical usages of the word, see Do-

add somewhat thereto, if he list, and also the demané time And yet him thought it roighte not suffice!
to think of an answer, and not let his tongue run before

Id. The Monkes Tale, v. 14,588 minicum in Spelman, Gloss. Arch. -- And see also his wit.-- Holland. Plutarch, p. 169. DEMEAN, infra.

As the first finder mente I am sure
In this case therefore the reward is not demandable, so C, for calot, for if we haue ()
The first of thise fiue was thorgh Romeyng,

much upon the account of the divine justice, as upon the L for leude, D, for dementere.-Id, The Remedie of Loue. That wan it of Casbalan into ther demeyns.

account of the divine truth and fidelity.
R. Brunne, p. 7.
Ilale. Cont. vol. i. The Great Audit. I cannot report ne make no rehersaile

of my demes ng, with the circumstaunce, And for the woodes in demeines

In a writ of right the tenant chose trial by battle, but But wel I wot the speare with euery naile To kepe, tho ben Driades.

Gower. Con. A. b. v. when every thing was prepared and performed, at the day Thirled my soule.--Id, The Lamen. of Marie Magdaleine.

and place appointed for the battle, the demandants being Consent at laste solemnly called, made default, whereupon final judgment

He toke good hede of the person Since that thou hast

was given against them.-Stale Trials. D. Ramsay, an.1631. And saw she was a worthy wight, My hart in thie demayne,

And thought he wolde v pon the night Por service trew

Fath. Sir, though I could be pleas'd to make my ills Demene hir at his owne will.—Gower. Con. A. b. ii. On me to rewe,

Only mine own, for grieving other men,
And reche me love agayne.
Wyat. Of Loue. Yet to so fair and courteous a demander

Neuer shal ther herafter [be a place) in which ther could
That promises compassion, at worst pity,

anye man abide riche without the danger cf eterual damna. For his (Alexander) own demain and possessions at home, I will relate a little of my story.

cion, euen for his riches alone, though he demened it neuer as also of the crown revenues, he had bestowed the most

Bcaum. & Fletch. The Captain, Act ii. sc. 1. so wel.--Sir T. More. Workes, p. 1207. part upon his friends and followers. Holland. Plutarch, p. 1045.

If we seriously do weigh the case, we shall find, that to Than they entreted with therle and with his counsel, and

require faith without reason is to demand an impossibility; the erle who had many thynges to take hede of, bycanse he He also reuoked unto his hands certaine parcels of his for faith is an effect of persuasion, and persuasion is nothing knewe nat howe all the countre wolde be demenned, the fore doncane lands, which his father had giuen away,

else but the application of some reason to the mind, apt to he toke them to mercy, and suffred them peasably to departs, Holinsked. Stephan of Bullongne, an. 1154. draw forth its assent.-- Barrow, vol. ü, Ser. 2.

Berners. Froissart. Cronycle, vol. i. c. 228

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