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Itern the boke hewe men should fe synne.

As if they landed in the mad haven in the Euxine Sea of The facility with which testimonia are signed by men of Item royall demt naunce worshyp to wynne.

Daphnis insana, which had a secret quality to dementate. high charactet's in the universities, is certainly injurious to Skellon. The Crowne of Laurell.

Burton. Democritus. To the Reader, p. 75. the cause of learning and virtue. It confounds the distinc

tions between merit and demerit. Thus by this demenour the people make the saintes God's This heaviest judgment that ever fell upon a nation, ex

Knog. Liberal Education, s. 48. felowes, that is to saye the seruantes matcheth with their tream misery, and extream fury, is, I confesy, á moet diremaster and the creatures mates to the Maker.

ful sight, but withall a more inauspicious prognostick, a DEME'SNE. See DEMAIN.
Sir T. More. Workes, p. 140. I sound of a trumpet to that last more fatal day, with an ARISE
thou dementate sinner and come to judgment.

DEMI, or ) Fr. Demi ; Lat. Dimidium, half; of which their demenure, & that in these heresyes thei

Hammond. Works, vol. iv. p. 522. meane here no better tlian Luther doth hym self, I haue had

De'my, adj. S pars dimidiati altera ; i. e. per good experience.-Id. 16. p. 262.

As for dementation, sopition of reason and the diviner par- medium divisi ; either part of that which is divided

ticle from drink. ---though American religion approve, and through the middle. Or which of them two do men get more by ; and whither

Pagan piety of old hath practised it, even at their sacriwil they thinke of moat honest demeaner, her that they see ficen-Christian morality and the doctrine of Christ will not

Demy, half, is very commonly prefixed. either neuer, or but seldom, or her whome they meet in

allow.-Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. v. c. 21. euery corner.-Vives. Instruc. of a Chris. Woman, b. l. c. 16.

DEMIGRATION. Lat. De migratio, from I speak not here of men dementated with wine, or in. De-migrare. See Migrate, and EMIGRATE. In this estate the thre aquyers that were sende fro therle

chanted with some temptation : the thing holds true of men to se their demeanynge founde them. even in their sober and more considering seasons.

Are we so foolish, that whiles we may sweetly enjoy the Berners. Froissart. Cronycle, c. 899.

Wollaston. Religion of Nature, 8.5. settled estate of our primogeniture, we will needs bring

upon ourselves the curse of Reuben, to runne abroad like Cause have I none, quoth he, of canered will

What! when we have not an ally, not a friend who wishes

water; whose qualitie it is, not easily to be kept within To quite them ill, that me demean'd so well: us well in all Europe, are we so dementated, so fitted for

the proper bounds; yea, the curse of Cain, to put ourselves But self-regard of private good or ill, destruction, as to make an enemy of America also!

from the side of Eden, into the land of Nod, that is, of demiMoues me of each.

Anecdotes of Bp.Watson, vol. ii. p. 375. gration ?---Bp. Hall. A Censure of Travell, s. 22.
Spenser. Colin Clout's come Home again.

DEMERGE. Lat. Demergere, sum; (de,
That it will please his highness, that all merchants, as

DEMI'SE, o. Fr. Démission, a demise, letwell denizens as strangers, coming into this realm, be well

S mergere, to sink.)

Deni'se, n. ting, or demising. Lat. Demitand honestly entreated and demeaned for such things where- To sink down, to plunge down into.

tere vel dimittere ; dimittere autem pro relinquere of subsidy is granted, as they were in the time of the king's progenitors and predecessors, without oppression to them to I found the receiver severed from its cover, and the air vel donare testamento occurit apud Æhum Lambe done.--Slate Trials. Great Case os impositions, an. 1606. breaking forth through the water in which it was demerged. prid: Skinner,--to leave, give or bequeath by will

Boyle. Works, vol. iv. p. 519. or testament. To demise is 1. If the king do not demean himself by reason in the right of his crown, his lieges be bound by oath to remove the

The receiver being erected, the mercury will again be To dismiss or put away, (sc.) the possession; to king.- Id. The Case of the Postnati, an. 1608.

stagnant in the bottom of the phial, and the orifice of the part or depart, to decease; to part with (sc. to tube CC will be found demersed in it.--Id.

Ib. vol. iv, p. 515. another); to transfer, to convey: and demise, n. is Lady. Alas good Monsieur ; A was a proper man, and fair-demean'd,

DEMERIT, v. Fr. Démérite ; It. and Sp. The decease or departure. See the quotations A person worthy of a better temper.

DEME'Rit, n.
Beaum. & Fletch. The Noble Gentleman, Act i. sc. 1. from demereri ; Gr. Meip-elv, dividere, to divide,

Demerito; Lat. Demeritum, from Blackstone.

The Stock calls it επαγγελιαν ανθρωπου, the promise that They answered with a sullen confidence, that they should whence yep-os, part; and hence will come, merere, every man nakes, the obligation that he is bound in to nademean themselves according to their instructions, and quia meritum fere partium est, sive labor, sive pre

ture at his shaping in the womb, and upon which condition would perform the trust reposed in them by the two Houses of Parliament.--Clarendon. Civil War, vol. i. p. 518. tium spectetur, ( Vossius.)

his reasonable soul is at his own conception demised to him.

Hammond. Works, Vol. iv. Ser. 14. “ Fr. Démérite, -desert, meril, deserving; also, When thou hast all this done, then bring me newes

the contrary, a disservice, demerit, misdeed, ill- Flatter my sorrow with report of it: Of hie demeane: thenceforth not like a louer, But like a rebell stout I will him vse. carriage, ill-deserving ; (in which sense it is most

Tell me, what state, what dignity, what honor,

Canst thou demise to any childe of mine.
Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. v. c. 5. commonly used at this day.") Cotgrave.

Shakespeare. Rich. III. Act iv ac. 4.
The prince, according to the former token,
Vossius says, that to use demeritum for peccatum,

I conceive it ridiculous to make the condition of an indenWhich faire Serene to hem deliuered had, is to recede from the purity of the Latin tongue;

ture something that is necessarily annext to the possession Pursu'd him straight, in mind to been ywroken whether fault or the reverse is to be learned from of the demise.--Hammond. Works, vol. i. p. 725. of all the vile demeane, and vsage bad,

the context. With which he had those two so ill bestad.

Two days after she went to the parliament, which, to tho Id. Ib. b. vi. c. 8. But she that coud so yll do and wolde,

great happiness of the nation, and to the advantage of her Her name was Womanhood, that she exprest Hers be the blame for her demerite.

government, was now continued to sit, notwithstanding tho By her sad semblant and demeanure wise :

Chaucer. The Remedie of Loue, king's demise, by the act that was made five years before, For, stedfast still her eyes did fixed rest, I haue nowe no more to dooe on yearthe. If I haue de

upon the discovery of the assassination plot. Ne rovd at random after gazers guise,

Burnet. Own Time. Q. Anne, an. 1702. merited any loue or thanke at your hands, bestowe it wholly Whose luring bayts oft-tymes doe heedlesse hearts entise. on my sonne, whan I am gone from you.

So tender is the law of supposing even a possibility of his Id. Ib. b. iv. c. 10.

Udal. Preface unto the King. death, that his natural dissolution is generally cailed his Representing unto ug the manners of strange nations, the For thus their obstinate rebellion against Christ de

[king's) demise ; demissio regis, vel coronæ : an expression laws and customs of old time, the particular affairs of men, meriteth, this is a reward worthy their desertes.

which signifies merely a transfer of property; for, as is their consultations and enterprises, the means they have

observed in Plowder, when we say the demise of the crown,

Id. Thessalonians, c. 2. Used to conipass them withall, and their demeaning of them

we mean only that, in consequence of the disunion of tlie selves when they were come to the highest or thrown down

And therefore these men, now prisoners at the bar, but king's natural from his body politic, the kingdom is transto the lowest degree of state.

answer to their offences, and receive according to their ferred or demised to his successor; and so the royal dignity North. Plutarch. To the Reader. demerits; and first for their faults.

remains perpetual.-Blackstone. Commentaries, b. i. c. 7.

State Trials. Sir Richard Knightly, an. 1588. But Gods like us have too much sense

The usual words of operation in it are 'demise, grant, After a very fair and full trial he (Lord Macguire) was At poets' flights to take offence: found guilty by the jury, upon a most pregnant evidence,

and to farm let, dimisi, concessi, et ad firnam tradidi." Nor can hyperboles demean tis ;

Id. Ib. b. ii. c. 20. and then condemned, executed as a traitour at Tyburn, as he Each drab has been compar'd to Venus. well demerited.-Id, Lord Macguire, an. 1645.

Answer by Dr. Swift to Dr. Sheridan.

Lat. Demittere, demissum, to

These she to strangers oftentimes would shew,
The inhabitants of Rhodes are restored to their libertie,

send, throw or cast down; (de, With grave demean and solemn vanity,

often taken from them, or confirmed, according as they had Demi'ssion. and mittere, to send.) Then proudly claim as to her merit due,

merited (meruerant) by seruice abroade, or demerited (deThe venerable pralse and title of vertu. liquerant) by sedition at home.

To drop or sink down; to submit, to depress, to West. On Travelling.

Greneway. Tacitus. Annales, p. 173. humble.

Demission, in Holinshed,--a relinquishment or If by the simplicity of your unassuming demeanour, you

There is no father that for one demerit, can gain their favour and kindness, you may rest satisfied

Or two, or three, a sonne will disinherit :

surrender. See Demise. that you are modest enough, and that your head has been

That as the last of punishments is meant ; in no respect turned by your good fortune. No man inflicts that pain till hope is spent.

The occasion of this conceit, might first arise from a comSmith. Moral Sentiments, pt. lii. c. 3.

B. Jonson. An Elegie. pride, that is, advance their train, if they decline their neck

mon observation, that when they (peacocks) are in their By the greatnesse of their power, by the number of their DEME'NT, v.

to the ground, they presently demit and let fall the same. Sp. Dementar ; Lat. De friends, and by many benefits and demerits whereby they

Brown. Vulgar Errouts, b. iii. c. 27. DEMENTATE, v. mentare; dementem facere, obliged their adherents, (they) acquired this reputation. DEME'NTATE, adj. (Vossius.) De-mens, (de,

Holland. Plutarch, p. 1101.

This said he, and soone after when he had put upon Julian

his grandfather's purple, and declared him Cæsar with the Deve'xcy.

But his deserts, I suppose, you will date from the same joy of the armie: he speaketh unto him somewhat sad, and To deprive of the mind or senses; to be or

term that I do, his great demerits, that is, from the beginning carrying a demisse and lowly looke.

of our iate calamities. cause to be mad, insane of understanding.

Holland, Ammianus, p. 44. Cowley. On the Government of Oliver Cromwell.

And I sweare vpon the holie euangelists here presentlio For he was thus demented and bewitched with these pes- They were all concerned, either as accessories or prin- with my hands touched, that I shall neuer repugue to this tilent purswasions of his wicked rulers.

cipals, and demerit a halter, if the repliant's opinion be law. resignation, demission or yielding vp, nor neuer impugne Juye. Exposicion of Daniel, c. 5.

State Trials. Second Vind, of the Magistracy, an. 1683. them in anie maner by word or deed, by myselfe nor nonn ab homynable Papystes and minysters of Sathan, whych If the demerit of all sins be equal, there can then be no

other.-Holinshed, Rich. II. an. 1399. thus seke to demente tlie symple hartes of the people. reason for the degrees of punishment in another world; but I shall instance in prostration as a lowlier and humbler

Bale. Apology, fol. 80.

to deny that there are degrees of punishment there, is not
only contrary to reason, but to our Saviour's express asser-

act of bodily worship than kneeling is, and this is not

affirmed to be particularly commanded and so voluntary, And yet for all that

tion, that some shall be beaten with many stripes and some The king his clemency

yet sure acceptable to God if it flow froin that vehement with fewer, and that it shall be more tolerable for some in zeal of spirit and dimission of mind, in confession avc sense Dlapenseth with his demensy. Skelton. Why come ye not to Court I the day of judgment than for others.

of sin, that I shall hope it doth. Tillotson, yol. i. Ser. 35.

Hammond. Works, vol. 1. p. 238.

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DEMOCRACY. Gr». Δημοκρατια ; 1t. This man defies 'em still, threatens destruction

Not that I covet any of your dross,
And demolition of their arms and worship,

But that the power of this art may be
Democrazin; Sp. Demo-

More demonstrably evident, leave in
Spits at their powers.

“ Fr. Démo.

Beaum. Fletch. The Island Princess, Act v. sc. 1. My hands all but some smaller sum, to set
DEMOCRATICAL, adj. cratie, -a democratie ;

Something to stake at first.
Lys. Whatever merit this writer may have as a demo-
DEMOCRATICAL, . popular government, lisher, I always thought he had very little as a builder.

Cartwright. The Ordinary, Act li. sc. 8.
DEMOCRATIST. rule or authority,”(Cot-

Berkeley. The Alinute Philosopher, Dial. 5. He is to beseech them, yea, and to persuade with them grave.) See the quotations from Aylmer and His death also was enigmatically described by the destruc- particularly one by another, by good reasons and demonBlackstone. tion, or demolishment of his bodily temple, answerable to

strances of how many calamities peevish obstinacy is the those circumlocutions concerning our ordinary death.

cause.-Holland. Plutarch, p. 303. The regiment of England is not a mere monarchy, as some

Barrow, vol. ii. Ser. 27.

Whether therefore the being and attributes of God can be for lack of consideration think; nor a mere oligarchy, nor

So Theodoret tells us, that in demolishing the temples at demonstrated, or not; it must at least be confess'd by all democratie; but a mixed rule of all these. The image Alexandria, the Christians found hollow starues fixed to the rational and wise men, to be a thing very desirable, and whereof, and not the image but the thing indeed is to be

walls, into which the priests used to enter, and thence deli- | which they would heartily wish to be true, that there was a geen in the Parliament house, wherein you shall find these

ver oracles.-Jortin. Remarks on Ecclesiastical History. God, an intelligent and wise, a just and good being to govern three estates, the king or queen, which representeth the mo

the world.-Clarke. On the Attributes, Introd.
narchy; the noblemen, which be the aristocratie; and the On their coming into administration, they found the
burgesses and knights, the democratie.

demolition of Dunkirk entirely at a stand : instead of demo- Those intervening ideas which serve to shew the agreeBp. Aylmer. Life by Strype, 13. lition, they found construction ; for the French were then

ment of any two others, are call'd proofs; and where the at work on the repairs of the jettees.

agreement or disagreement is by this means plainly and He that had seen Pericles lead the Athenians which way

Burke. Observations on a late State of the Nation. clearly perceiv'd, it is callid demonstration, it being shewn he listed, haply would have said he had been their prince ;


to the understanding, and the mind made to see that it is so. and yet he was but a powerful and eloquent man in a demo

Locke. Of Hum. Understanding, b. iv. c. 2. s. 3. cracy, and had no more at any time than a temporary and

DEMONSTRATE, v. Fr. Démonstrer ; elective sway, which was in the will of the people when to

As the proving of these two things will overthrow all abrogate.-Milton. Prelalical Episcopacy.

DEMONSTRATION. Sp. Demonstrar ; It. atheism, so it will likewise lay a clear foundation, for thu

Dimostrare ; Lat. demonstrating of a Deity distinct from the corporeal world.
Aristocratic gouernment,

Nor democratick pleasde,

De-monstrare; from

Cudworth. Intellectual System, p. 145.
But where to one man's emperie
DEMONSTRATIVELY. Monere, to call to

Eloquent men do never more exceed in their indulgence
Is monarchia seasde.-Warner. Albion's Eng. b.x. c.57. Demo'NSTRATIVENESS. mind; to call the to fancy, than in the demonstrative kind, in panegyricks, in


their commendations of persons.


attention to. For the people of Athens, when the Persians were chased

Barrow. On the Pope's Supremacy. out of Greece, did so highly value their own merits in that DeMoNsTRABLE.

thus, to demonservice, that they not only thought it fit for themselves to DEMO'NSTRABLY.


Pythagoras, Plato, and Aristotle in some measure, had a become the commanders over many towns and islands of

DeMo'NSTRABLENESS. To show, to exhi- knowledge of these principles : but I pretend to have estathe Greeks, but even within their own walls they would

blished them demonstratively in my Theodicæa, though I admit none other form of government than merely democra


bit; to present to have done it in a popular manner. ticul.- Ralegh. History of the World, b. iii. c. 7. s. 4. the senses, to the mind, the understanding; to

Clarke & Leibnitz. Leibnitz's Second Paper, p. 21. The thing which those democraticals chiefly then aimed

make manifest, clear, plain; to prove. See the The demonstrator confounds in it two contrary proposiat, was to force the king to call a parliament, which he had quotation from Locke.

tions; and sliding, insensibly to many readers, from that not done for ten years before, as having no help, but hin

which no reasonable man can admit into that which every

I would (said Reason) thee lere drance to his designs in the parliaments he had formerly

reasonable man must admit, he means nothing by a poinp

Sith thou to learne hast soch desire, called.-Hobbs. Behemoth, pt. i.

of words, or he means to make the proofs of the latter pass And shew thee withouten fable

for proofs of the former, It (government] was now shred into a democracy; and A thing that is not demonstrable.-Chaucer. R. of the R.

Bolingbroke. Fragments or Minutes of Essays. the stream of government being cut into many channels, run thin and shallow : whereupon the subject having many preued by ful many demonstrations, as I wotte well, that the

Thou thy selfe art he, to whom it hath been shewed, and

Qu. 43. Whether an algebraist, fluxionist, geometrician, masters, every servant had so many distinct servitudes. soules of men, ne mowen not dien in no wise.

or demonstrator of any kind can expect indulgence for obSouth, vol. v. Ser. 2.

Id. Boecius, b. ii.

scure principles or incorrect reasonings ?-Berkeley. Analyst. As though he would have all episcopacy abolished, and And ye shull seen, up peril of my lit,

The being of a God is not mathematically demonstrable, bring back into the church a democralical ataxy; yea, an By veray preef that is demonstratif.

nor can it be expected it should, because only mathema ochlocracy, (i, e.) the government of the multitude; and

Id. The Sompnoures Tale, v. 7854. tical matters admit of this kind of evidence. would obtrude the Geneva discipline upon all churches. He maketh his calculacions,

l'illotson, vol. i. Ser. 1. Strype. Life of Whitgift, an. 1593. He maketh his demonstrations. Gower. Con. 4. b. vi.

And now, consequently, he must of necessity affirm all the The political writers of antiquity will not allow more than Now come we to yt special point wherin Tindall gyueth conclusions, which I have before shown to follow demon. three regular forms of government; the first, when the vs a glorius demonstration of hys excellent highe witte and strably from that opinion. sovereign power is lodged in an aggregate assembly, consist- learning, farre surmounting the capacitie of poore popishe

Clarke. On the Attributes, Prop. 3. ing of all the free members of a community, which is called men to perceiue, howe it might be possible that any mã sina democracy.--Blackstone. Commentaries, Introd. 8. 2. neth not, and yet for all that sinneth alwaye styll.

For these reasons (I say) 'tis very fit, that notwithstanding

Sir T. More. Workes, p. 538. the natural demonstrableness both of the obligations and He (the emperour] endeavours to crush the aristocratick

motives of morality, yet considering the manifest corruptparty, and to nourish one in avowed connexion with the

The oration demonstratiue standeth either in praise or

ness of the present estate which humane nature is in, the most furious democratists in France. dispraise of some one man, or some one thing, or some one

generality of men should not be left wholly to the workings Burke. Thoughts on French Affairs. deed doen.-Wilson. The Arte of Rhetorique, p. 11.

of their own minds, to the use of their natural faculties, and The frame of our commonwealth did not admit of such an

In other things we have been willing so far to descend to to the bare convictions of their own reason.
actual election ; but it provided as well, and (while the
the desires of our good subjects, as might fully satisfy all

Id. On Natural and Reveuled Religion, Prop. 5.
spirit of the constitution is preserved,) better for all the
moderate minds, and free from all just fears and jealousies

May no storm ever come, which will put the firmness of effects of it than by the method of suffrage in any democrawhich those messages, which we have hitherto sent unto the

their attachment to the proof; and which in the midst of fick state whatever.--Id. On the present Discontents.

commons house, will well demonstrate unto the world.
State Trials, an, 1628. Letter from the King. confusions, and terrours, and sufferings, may demonstrate

the eternal difference between a true and severe friend to
DEMOʻLISH, v. Fr. Démolir; Lat. De- But this law which Thomas Aquinas calleth An Act of the monarchy, and a slippery sycophant of the court.
DEMO'LISHER. moliri, molem dejicere; to
Reason taken properly, and not a habit, as it is an evidenti

Burke. On the Cause of the present Discontents.
DEMO'LISHING, N. cast down any mass, any

natural judgment of practic reason: they divide into inDEMO'LISHMENT.

demonstrable, or needing no demonstration, (as that good is But nothing can be more demonstrative evidence of their pile or structure. And, ; to be followed, and evil to be eschewed :) and demonstrable, ingenuity than the construction and make of their canoes, DEMOLITION. generally

which is evidently proved, out of higher and more universal which, in point of neatness and workmanship, exceed every To destroy, to ruin, to dash or break to pieces. propositions.-Ralegh. History of the World, b. ii. c. 4. 8.6. thing of this kind we saw in this sca.

Cook. Voyage, vol. iii. b. ii. c. 3.
I answer, that seducement is to be hinder'd by fit and
After this he (Jehu) surprised all the Priests of Baal by a sub- proper means ordain'd in church discipline, by instant and Virtue, according to Plato, might be considered as a
tilty, feigning a great sacrifice to their God, by which means powerful demonstration to the contrary; by opposing truth species of science, and no man, he thought, could see
he drew them together into one temple, where he slew to error, no unequal match; truth the strong, to error the clearly and demonstratively, what was right and what was
them: and ir the same zeal to God utterly demolished all weak, though sly and shifting.

wrong, and not act accordingly.
the monuments of that impiety.
Milton. Of Civil Power in Ecclesiastical Causes.

Smith. Moral Sentiments, pt. vii. 8. 2.
Ralegh. History of the World, b. ii. c. 20. 8. 2,
My reason hereof is convincing and demonstrative; because

It is to be attributed to the early intellectual habits of
The demolishers of them can give the clearest account, nothing is necessary to be believed, but what is plainly

some among the students in theology who receive holy how she plucking down of churches conduceth to the setting revealed.--Chillingworth. Rel. of Protestants, pt. i. c. 2.

orders, without having had time to attend closely to any up of religion.-Fuller. Worthies. Exeler.

You commend humility, as the great and sovereign anti- thing but mathematics, that they are willing to a sent to by the passing of this bill, so many persons in both houses

dote against pride, the common disturber of mankind; and nothing but what is nearly demonstrable, and explain away would be fully satisfied, that they would join in no further certainly what you say is demonstratively true, if all the every thing mysterious or irreconcilable to their preconalteration ; but, on the other hand, if they were crossed in world could be persuaded to it; but this never was nor can ceived notions of truth and rectitude.

Knot. On the Lord's Supper, s. 20. this, they would violently endeavour an extirpation of be expected. --Hale. Cont. vol. i. Of Humility. bishops, and a demolishing of the whole fabrick of the church. And to this, I that did not really adhere to that, will not

Which demonstrably proved that he and his religion had a Clarendon. Civil War, vol. i. p. 427. be so far concerned in it, as to make any reply, or at all to divine original, and that therefore the sufferings they underYou have found me merciful in arguing with you,

endeavour to defend it, or to add of it farther than this, went for his sake in the present life would be amply repaid Swords, hangmen, fires, destructions of all natures,

that the bare possibility that it might so signifie super- by the glorious rewards reserved for them hereafter. Demolishments of kingdoms, and whole ruines sedes all demonstrativeness of proof from this text for the

Porteus, vol. i. Lect. 5. Are wont to be my orators.

criminousness of will-worship. Beaum. & Fletch. The False One, Act ii. sc. l.

Hammond. Works, vol. ii. pt. iv. p. 178. DEMU'LCE. Lat. Demulcere, (de, and

Here sure 'tis evident, that the truth of the minor is taken DE MU'LCENT, adj. mulc-ere, to soften,) A. S.
And so in the end, the glory of this temple, set up after
Antichrist's demolishment, will yet be rendered more glorious

as confess'd, and then I am not to have so mean an opinion DEMULSA'TION. Milesc-ian.
es that of Zerubbabel's also was) by Christ's coming into it.
of the demonstratour's skill, that he will impertinently


To soften, to soothe, to attempt to prove, what he takes for confess'd. Goodwin. works, vol. ii. pt. i. p. 143. i

Id. Of Tradition, vol. ii. pt. ii. p. 246. lull, to assuage.

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Jupyter was cõueyed into Phrigia, where Saturnc also ! And it is a world to see how demurely & sadly some sit, DE'NARY. Fr. Dénaire; Lat. Denarius, Icth pursuyng hym, Rhea semblably taught the people there, beholding them that dance, and with what gesture

, pase, Decem, decenus, denus, denarius. palled Coribantes, to däce in another fourme: where with and mouing of the body, & with what sober foutynge some Baturne was estsones demulced and appaised. of them dance.-Vives. Instruc. of a Chris. Woman, b.i. c.13.

A denarius,-a Roman silver coin marked with Sir T. Elyot. The Governorr, b. i. c. 20. After that Gabriel had al thys sayed, the maiden made brass, 744. English.

the letter X, valued at ten asses or ten pounds 01 And this grave incomparable Solomon, though he could

answer in fewe wordea, but wordes of suche sorte, as might precept the erring world against all the seducing crafts of be a witnesse of exceeding great demurenesse in hir, coupled But that seruaunte beeyng nowe free and at libertie as women, yet we see he could not save himself from being with passing great affiaunce and zele towardes God.

Boone as he was gone out of his maister's sight, met by

Udal. Luke, c.l. entangled by their demulceations.

chaunce with one of his felowe seruauntes which aught hym Fellham. On St. Luke, xiv. 20.

I am safe ;

a lytle money: that is, an hundreth denaries, or pieces of It is to be considered, from whence it comes to pass, tnat Your wife, Octauia, with her modest eyes,

syluer coyne. -Udal. Matthew, c. 19.

And still conclusion, shall acquire no honour wise men, and mostly such, should chuse goodness and

This prince therefore hauing made the generall partition

Demuring upon me. virtue with affliction, and the burthens of unpleasing acci

of his kingdom into shires, or shares, he divided againe the dents; rather than vice garlanded with all the soft demul

Shakespeare. Antony & Cleopatra, Act iv. sc. 13.

same into lathes, as lathes into hundreds, and hundreds into sions of a present contentment.--Id. pt. ii. Res. 57.

Lo two most goodly virgins came in place,

tithings, or denaries, as diuers haue written. Ynlinked arme in arme in louely wise,

Holinshed. Description of England, c. 4. There are other substances, which are opposite to both

With countenance demure, and modest grace,

In the early times of Rome, the price of a sheep was a sorts of acrimony, which are called demulcent or mild, be

They numbred euen steps, and equall pase.

denarius, or eight pence, and the price of an ox, ten times as cause they blunt or sharpen salts.

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. i. c. 10. much.-Priestley. Lectures on History, pt. iii. Lect. 15. Arbuthnot. On Aliments, c. 5.

Give me DEMU'R, v.

DENA'Y, v.) Deny, (qv.) anciently so written,
Also written Demour. Fr.

My gallant prentice ! he parts with his money
So civilly, and demurely, keeps no account

Dena'y, n. Fr. Dénier ; Sp. Deneyar; Lat,
DEMU'R, n. Démeurer, démourer; It. Di-
Of his expenses, and comes ever furnish'd.

Denegare ; (de, ne, and agere, q. d.) Be it not. DEMU'RRER. morare ; Lat. Demorari ; de,

Massinger. The City Madam, Act ill. sc. 1. Let it not be done. DEMU'RRAGE. and morari, from mora, delay;

And though the maids did shew themselves thus naked Demo'RANCE. and this from Gr. Melp-elv, openly, yet was there no dishonesty seen or offered, but all

The Grecian king had not

The powre for to denay, dividere quia morantes tempus intervallis trahunt this sport was full of plays and toys without any youthfull His owne deare childe, and sonne in lawe ac dividunt, (Vossius.) part or wantonness; and rather carried a shew of demure

The thing that both did pray. ness and a desire to have their best-made bodies seen and To abide, to remain, to tarry or retard; to stay, spyed.-- North. Plutarch, p.40.

Gascoigne. The Complaint of Phylomene, linger, stand long on; to dwell upon, to pause, to So cat transform'd sat gravely and demure,

Amonges other of his tyranyes, he asked a great sūme of hesitate. See the quotation from Blackstone.

Till mouse appear'd, and thought himself secure,

money of Seynt Edmundes landes, whiche the rulers deAnd in this question, if the parties demurred in our iudgeBut soon the lady had him in her eye,

nayed; for so moche as they claymed to be free of all kynges And from her friend did just as oddly fly.

trybute.-Fabyan, vol. i. c. 200, mēt we might ask aduyse further of learned me & iudges. Sir T. More. Workes, p. 215.

Dryden. An Essay upon Satire.

Thus was the noble heart long time betwixt

Feare and remorse, not granting nor denaying ; The man is a very foole to make his demoraunce vpon

'Tis true, they proclaim'd themselves poets by sound of Vpon his eyes the dame her lookings fixt, such an olde wife.-Skelton. The Boke of Three Fooles.

trumpet, and poets they were upon pain of death to any As if her life and death lay on his saying.
man who durst call them otherwise. The audience had a

Fairefax. Godfrey of Boulogne, b. iv 1.67.
And the sa de Peloponesyans demoured in the land. fine time on't, you may imagine; they sate in a bodily fear,
Nicoll. Thucidides, fol. 72. and look'd as demurely as they could : For 'twas a hanging

Nor matter to laugh unseasonably.--Id. Preface to All for Love.

Was libertie denayde And hauyng made one assaulte vpon the campe of the

Of hawking, hunting, and disports : Athenyans, though they had not had the worst, yet durst 'Twas on a lofty vase's side,

That, had she been content,
they not demoure nor abyde vpon the campe.-18. 10. fol. 73.
Where China's gayest art had dy'd

Her merriest and securest daies,
The azure flowers that blow;

A prisoner she spent.
And therefore as soone as the storme began to asswage of Demurest of the tabby kind,

Warner. Albion's England, b. ix. c. 55. his fury (which was a long half hour) willing to give his men The pensive Selima reclin'd,

Of mild denaies, of tender scornes, of sweet no longer leisure to demurre of those doubts, nor yet allow Gaz'd on the lake below. the enemy farther respite to gather themselves together, he

Gray. On the Death of a favourite Cat.

Repulses, war, peace, hope, despaire, ioy, feare,

Of smiles, iests, mirth, woe, griefe, and sad regreet. stept forward.—Sir Francis Drake Revived, p. 15. Under a serious deportment, and the demureness of reli

Fairefax. Godfrey of Borlogne, b. xvi. s. 25. Plot. Síster, 'tis so projected, therefore make

gion, still we see such a constant attention to worldly DENEGATION.

happiness—so much anxiety about worldly good-so much No more demurs ; the life of both our fortunes

Lat. Denegare, atum, to Lies in your carriage of things well.

fear and distress about worldly evil, that it is beyond the deny. And see Denay, Mayne. The City Match, Act iv. sc. 2.

power of charity to suppose this heavenly secret is perfectly A refusal, a denial.

discovered even here.-Gilpin, vol. ii. Ser. 36. Most Serene King, - Whereas there is a considerable sum of

He speaketh another language to all the world in deeds, money owing from certain Portugal merchants of the Brazil DEN, v.] A. S. Den, vallis, a valley, a vale, tice, as we be inforced and compelled to vse the sword,

and thereby so toucheth vs in honour and denegation of iuscompany to several English merchants, upon the account of Den, n. S a dale; it. Cubile, a couch, a den. freightage and demorage, in the yeers 1649 and 1650.

which God hath put in our hands as an extreme remedie, Milton. Cromwel to K. of Portugal. Somner,—who adds, Also

whereby to obtaine both quietnesse for our subiects, and also

A pathless place, woody, rugged, and unculti- that is due to vs by righi, pacts, and leagues. Notwithstanding he hoped that matters would have been vated, suited for feeding swine and cattle.—The

Holinshed. Scotland, an. 1542. long since brought to an issue, the fair one still demurrs. I am so well pleased with this gentleman's phrase, that I shall word may probably be akin to Down, (qv.)

Sore did they assault me and craftily tempt me to their distinguish this sect of women by the title of demurrers. Den is a frequent termination in English names

wicked waies, or at least to a denegation of my faith and

true opinions, though it were but by colour and dissimulaSpectator, No. 89.

of places, and always implies a situation in a valley. tion.--Fox. Martyrs, p. 8677. Let.oj T. Whillel to J. Carles. (A demurrer) denies that by the law arising upon these

Good den is a corruption of Good even, (Good DE'NIGRATE, v. facts, any injury is done to the plaintiff, or that the defend- e'en, Gooden.)

Lat. Denigrate, atum. ant has made out a legitimate excuse ; according to the

DENIGRATION. Niger, from the Gr. Nec party which first demurs, demoratur, rests or abides upon She dorst the wilde beastes dennes seke,

DE'NIGRATOR. the point in question.-Blackstone. Comment, b. iii. c. 31. And rennen in the mountaignes all the night,

kpos, nam mortui, atri,

(Vossius.) Fr. DénigrerAnd slepe under the bush. The ship was delayed, at a demurrage of an hundred dol

Chaucer. The Monkes Tale, v. 14,269.

To blacken, to smear with black. lars a day, for upwards of three months, waiting in vain for And when the hande of the Medianites was sore vpon

Por first, if we derive the curse on Cham, or in general a better market. Burke. Articles of Charge against Warren Hastings. Israel, the childrē of Israel made them dennes in the moun

upon his posterity, we shall denigrate a greater part of the taynes and caues and stronge holdes.

earth than was ever so conceived. DEMU'RE, adj.

De bon maurs ;
one of
Bible, 1551. Judges, c. 6.

Brown, Vulgar Ertours, b. vi. c. 11. DEMO'rely, good manners, (Minshew.)

This care fashion'd

We shall emperically and sensiblie discourse hereof; deDEMU'Reness.

ducing the causes of blacknesse from such originals in naThis, Junius thinks, is

By provident nature, in this solid rock
To be a den for beasts, alone, receives me,

ture, as we do generally observe things are denigrated by trilling; and prefers Casaubon's derivation from

And having prov'd an enemy to mankind,

art.-Id. Ib. b. vi. c. 12. Gr. Oeuepos, grave, honest. Skinner thinks, from des All humane helps forsake ine.

These are the advenient and artificial wayes of denigration, maurs, as we pow say, over mannerly, - moleste, Beaum. & Fletch. The Knight of Malta, Act iv. sc. 1. answerably whereto may be the natural progress.- Id. Ib. superstitiose modestus ; but, by our old writers, Twice had Diana bent her golden bow,

However in this way of tincture, it seemeth plain, that it is used without any subaudition of such excess. And shot from heav'n her silver shafts, to rouse

iron and vitriol are the powerful denigrators.--Id. Ib. Attentive to, observant or regardíul of, man

The sluggish salvages, that den below.

G. Fletcher. Christ's Triumph on Earth. And I could not find, that though in retorts hartshorn and ners or morals; now frequently with a sub, of

See, from afar, yon rock that meets the sky;

other white bodies will be denigraled by heat, yet camphire affectation. Thus the verb in Shakespeare

About whose feet such heaps of rubbisk lye :

would not at all loose its whiteness, though I have purposely To regard or look upon with affected modesty. Such indigested ruin; bleak and bare,

kept it in such a heat, as made it melt and boil. How desert now it stands, expos'd in air!

Boyle. Works, vol. i. p. 711. When this lady had heard all this láguage 'Twas once a robber's den; inclos'd around

To which I shall only add, that, whereas in these several She gaue answere, ful softe and demurely

With living stone, and deep beneath the ground. instances of denigration, the metals are wom off, or otherWithout chaunging of colour or courage,

Dryden. Virgil. Æneid, b. viii. wise reduced into very minute parts, that circumstance may
Chaucer. La belle Dame sans Mercie.
The most usual method of taking this animal is while a

prove not unworthy your notice -Id. Ib. vol. 1. p. 714. In this apparell she goynge betwene the Erle of Ouer- cub, and incapable of resistance. The place near the den DENIZE, v.

Variously written, Denizen, of the lioness is general well known by the greatness of steyne & the Graunde Master Hostoden, which had the

DE'NIZEN, n. her depredations on that occasion ; the natives, therefore, cunduyte & ordre of the performaupce of maryage, with

denisen, denison. Minshew sugwatch the time of her absence, and, aided by a swift horse,

DE'NIZEN, v. must demare countynaunce & sad behaviour, passed through

gests, Donatio, Fr. Donaison, a the king's chaumbre.-Hall. Hen. VIII. an. 31.

carry off the cubs.-Goldsmith. Animated Nature. The Lion. DENIZA'TION. gift or donation, (sc.) of liberty,


A denizen, says Blackstone, is an alien born, but They would not baptize their children; held as the Arians And if upon such dennnciation, as in excommunication

hath been used, the party shall not submit himself, not who has obtained er donatione regis letters patent in the doctrine of the Godhead, and as Pelagius in the doc

trine of free-will and predestination : all these came under stand to, nor abide such order as to him assigned, within to make him an English subject. the denomination of Anabaptists.

forty days, then it shall be lawfull to signifie his contumacy

Strype. Life of Abp. Parker, an. 1550. in such manner and sort, and to such court, as heretoforo The world lamenteth, and counteth them ynfortunate

hath been used for persons so long standing excommunicate. which be banished and dryuen out of theyr countrey: but Eber dyeth ; read Gen. xi. 17. He was the longest liver

Strype. Originals, No. 16. an. 1586. Life of Grindal. Christ pronounceth them blessed, whiche be banished for borne since the food; the father of the Hebrews; and denothe gospel sake; for they be made denisens in heauen. minator of the Hebrew tongue.

These Hebrews ent'ring the Egyptian court,
Udal. Matthew, c. 5. Lightfoot. Harmony, 8c. of the Old Testament, p. 27. Their great commission publicly proclaim,

Which there repulsed as a slight report,
There was a private act made, for denizing the children On the contrary, those other passions, commonly deno- Doth soon denounce defiance to the same.
of Richard Hills, an eminent merchant abroad.
minated sellish, both produce different sentiments in each

Drayton. Moses, his Birth and Miracles, b. ii Strype. Mem. an. 1552. Edw. IV. individual, according to his particular situation; and also

The whole commandment concerning discipline, being contemplate the greater part of mankind with the utmost But when their posteritie became not altogither so wearie

the main purpose of the epistle : although Hooker would indifference and unconcern. in keeping, as their ancestors were valiant in conquering,

feign have this denouncement refer'd to the particular precept

Hume. On the Principles of Morals, Conclusion. the Irish language was free dennized in the English pale.

going before, because the word commandment is in the sinHolinshed. Desc. of Ireland, c. 1. If the qualities which I have ranged under the head of the gular number.--Milton. Of Church Government, b. i. c. 2.

sublime be all found consistent with each other, and all difIf this be death, our best part to untie

The more shame for the over-easie denouncers of that ferent from those which I place under the head of beauty; (By ruining the jail) from lust and wrath,

censure, that inflict it on every trivial commission, without and if those which compose the class of the beautiful have And every drowsy languor here beneath,

consideration whether repented of or no. To be made deniz'd citizen of sky. the same consistency with themselves, and the same oppo

Hammond. Works, vol. i. p. 453. sition to those which are classed under the denomination of Drummond. Flowers of Sion.

sublime, I am in little pain whether any body chuses to He (William Rufus) raised a great armie and before ania Lan-franc.-It should rightly be Land-franc, and seemeth

follow the name I give them or not, provided he allows denouncing of warre by him made, inuaded Northumberland, first to have bin a name of naturalizing or making the bearer

that what I dispose under different heads are in reality and took the castell of Anwike, putting all such to the sword different things in nature.

as were found in the same.-Holinshed. Scotland, an. 1087. thereof a free denizen, whereby hee became land-frane, to wit, free of the country.

Burke. Of the Sublime and Beautiful, Pref.

But Gracchus's soldiers, which were all (in a manner) the
Verstegan. Restit. of Decayed Intelligence, c. 8.
DENOTE, v. Lat. De, and notare, to

late armed slaves, had received from their general a perempThe pear-main, which to France long ere to us was known,

DE'NOTATE. mark;

notare from supine Lory denuntiation, that this day, or never, they must pur

chase their liberty, bringing every man, for price thereof, Which careful fruitrers now have denizen'd our own.

DENOTATION, - notum, known. See Connote.

an enemy's head.-Ralegh. Hist. of the World, b.v. c. 3. s.13. Drayton. Poly-Olbion, s. 18. DenO'TATIVE. To mark, signify or desig

The denunciator does not make himself a party in judgeOthers there be of the same nature, that the king may DENO'TEMENT. nate; to betoken.

ment, as the accuser does.- Ayliffe. Parergon. exercise out of parliament, which right is grown unto him Denotement, in the passage cited below from in them, more in those others by the use and practice of the

The prophet who my future woes reveald, Shakespeare, is the reading of the first quarto; common-wealth, as denization, coynage, making warre..

Yet this, the greatest and the worst, conceal'd. Slale Trials. The greal Case of Imposilions, an. 1606. the first folio reads Dilation, (qv.)

And dire Celæno, whose foreboding skill

Denounc'd all else, was silent of this ill.
Poor refugees at first, they purchase here,
Where though the word Gods be used generally, so as to

Dryden. Virgil. Æneid, b.iii. And, soon as denizen'd, they domineer.

comprehend both the supreme and inferiour Gods under it, Grow to the great, a Natt'ring servile rout: yet Deus Ipse, God himself, denotes the Supreme God only.

For guilty of, may mean liable to; the Scripture saith, Work themselves inward, and their patrons out.

Cudworth. Intellectual System, p. 262.

guilty of death, as well as of sin: and then, guilty of all, Dryden, Juvenal, Sat. 3.

may mean, liable to all the punishments denounced by the

Those termes of all and for ever in Scripture, are not law, in his proper degree.-Secker, vol. iv. Ser. 3. It (denization) is basilicon doron, it is the bounty and eternall, but only denotate a longer time, which by many

I have therefore been decidedly ofopinion, with our declakindness of the king to one born out of his dominions, to examples they prove.--Burton. Anat. of Melancholy, p. 710.

ration at Whitehall, in the beginning of this war, that the give him the capacity of a subject, to sue and be sued, and the like, which cannot be forfeited even for breach of con

It is not their having agreed to take several relations or

vicinage of Europe had not only a right, but an indispensable ditions in the letters patents of denization.-State Trials, offices to us, and for our salvation, which he specifies and

duty, and an exigent interest to denunciate this new work an. 1682. Proceedings beiween the King and the City of London. denotates them by (as in that other in Ephes. iv.) but simply

before it had produced the danger we have so sorely felt, their oneness and communion one with another.

and which we shall long feel. DENOMINATE, v.

Burke. On a Regicide Peace, Let. I.
Fr. Dénominer ; Sp.

Goodwin. Works, vol. ii. pt. iv. p. 127.
DENOMINATION. Denominar; It. and
C. You will see that by reviewing the place even now

Lat. Densus, thick, Varro
Lat. Denominare,

cited, Acts, iii 26. God having raised up his son Jesus, sent

(de, him to bless us; which now you perceive is a denotation of DENOMINATOR.

and nominare, to name;) his priestly office, every priest, especially the Melchizedik quibus feritur, (sc. tela.) DENOMINABLE.

a word common to the priest, being to bless.-Hammond. Works, vol. i. p. 8. Thick, compressed or compacted into a close Northern, as well as to the Greek and Latin lan


But in a man that's just, guages. See Cognomen.

They are close denotements, working from the heart,

It sheweth, that air may be made so to be condensed, as To name or call by name ; to give or apply a That passion cannot rule.-Shakes. Othello, Act iii. sc. 3. to be converted into a dense body; whereas the race and

period of all things, here aboue the earth, is to extenuate name.

What are the effects of sickness ? the alteration it produces and turn things to be more pneumaticall, and rare; and not

is so denotatire, that a person is known to be sick by those of whiche worchings and possession of hours, ye daies of

to be retrograde, from pneumaticall to that which is dense. who never saw him in health. the week haue take her names, after denominacion in these

Bacon. Nat. Hist. $29.

Letters upon Physiognomy, p. 121. seuen planets.-Chaucer. The Testament of Loue, b. ii,

The greatest winds, if they have no coarctation, or blow He hath given to the poor. These words denote the free

not hollow, give an interiour sound; the whistling or hollow But although all these complexions be assembled in euery

ness of his bounty, and determine the principal object wind yeeldeth a singing, or exteriour sound. The former body of man and woman, yet the body taketh his denominathereof.-Barrow, vol. i. Ser. 31.

being pent by some other body; the latter being pent in by tion of those qualyties, which abounde in hym, more than in other.-Sir T. Elyot. Castel of Helth, b. i

The filthiness of flesh and spirit, is a general expression

his own density.-1d. Ib. $ 188. to denote wickedness of every kind.--Gilpin, vol. i. Ser. 18. What can we say of the subtlety, activity, and penetrancy When as multiplicity of reading, the best it can signifie,

of its effluvia, which no obstacle can stop or repel, but they doth but speak them to have taken pains for it: and this

DENOUNCE, v. Fr. Dénoncer; Sp. De- will make their way through all sorts of bodies, firm and alone is but the dry, and barren part of learning, and hath

DENOUNCEMENT. nonciar; It. Denonciare ; fluid, dense and rare, heavy and light, pellucid and opake ? little reason to denominate.

Lat. Denunciare, (de, and

Ray. On the Creation, pt. i.
Glanvill. The Vanity of Dogmatizing, c. 15.
DENO'UNCING, n nunciare, to bring some-

Because if there were every where an absolute plenitudo With that writ were sent to each sheriff instructions, that, DENU'NCIATE. thing new.) See ANNOUNCE.

and density without any empty pores and interstices between “ Instead of a ship, he should levy upon his county such a

the particles of bodies, then all bodies of equal dimensions

DENUNCIATION. To give information ; would contain an equal quantity of matter, and consequently, surn of money, and return the same to the treasurer of the

Dent'NCIATOR. to inform navy for his majesties use, with direction in what manner

against, to as we have shewed before, would be equally ponderous. he should proceed against such as refused : and from hence publish, to proclaim, (sc.) an accusation, a me

Bentley, Ser. 7. that tax had the denomination of ship-money; a word of a nace or threatening; and thus, to accuse, to

The watchful Hours—to whom the charge lasting sound in the memory of this kingdom.

Of the Olympian summit appertains,
Clarendon. Civil War, vol. i. p. 68.
menace, to threaten.

And of the boundless ether, back to roll,
For also whanne we weren among ghou we denounsiden And to replace the cloudy barrier dense.
For sanctity and to sanctifie being conjugates or denomi-
this thing to ghou, that if ony man wole not worche neithir

Couper. Homer. Iliad, b. v. natives, as logicians call them ; the one openeth the way to

ete he.-Wiclis. 2 Tessal. c. 2. the knowledge of the other.—Mede. Works, b. i. Dis. 2.

It may seem astonishing that so small a difference at For surely at such time as he was denouced for an heritike

distance from the earth as between the upper and under Against this opinion that Aram the son of Sem, was the there laye his Englishe Byble open, and some other Englishe

side of a common leaden weight in the grocer's shop should father and denominator of the Syrians in general, (and not bookes of hys, that euery má might see the places noted

increase the density of ether in so sensible a degree as that only of those in Syria Inter-amnis, which is Mesopotamia,) with his own hand.--Sir T. More. Workes, p. 240.

it may be felt by taking the lead into one's hand. some read Gen. xxii. 21. Kemuel, the father of the Syrians :

Search. Light of Nature, vol. ii, c. 22. where others out of the original read Kemuel the son of

For as for the minoure of thys good mannes argument, Aram.-Ralegh. Istory of the World, b. i. c. 8. 8. 15. that he that enquyreth of heresye, taketh knowledge of DENT, n. Tooke says, past part of A. S. heresye, so doocth euery denouncer, euerye accuser, and in

DENT, v. An infiammation either simple, consisting only of an hot a manner euerye witnesse too, tak vpon them knowledge of

As if first applied to the din or noise of blows; and sanguineous alluxion, or else denominable from other heresy in some maner wyse.-Id. ib. p. 1013. huinors according to the predominancy of melancholy, flegm

and then to the mark or impression made. 'See or choler.-Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. iii. c. 3.

Yet hath there not from time to time, been wanting

Din, and Dint, and also INDENT, amongst us mischevious and evil disposed enemies of her Nor as if the relation of frinds had actually discharged felicity, which either by insolent and open denouncing of But neuer was that dent of thunder, them from that of serçants ; but that of the two relations, war or by secret and privy practices of sinister devices, have That so swithe gan downward discend Christ was pleased to over-look the meaner, and without ambitiously and most disloyally attempted to spoil her of As this foule whan it beheld any mention of that to entitle and denominate them solely her right, and us of these blessings.

That I a rowme was in the field. from the more honourable.--South, vol. ii Ser. 2.

Slate Trials. Edmund Campion, an. 1581.

Chaucer. House of Fame, b. I.

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that your bare affirmation or denial may be sufficient; thla When she had me enquired, wiat I was This foresaide prouerbe and similitude

being the proper use of speech, that men may understand For more and more, impressen gan the dent

But that thou ridde thee plainly to denude.

each others minds by their words. Of Loue's dart, while I beheld her face.

Chaucer. The Remedie of Loue.

Stillingfeet, vol. ii. Ser. 6,
Chancer. The Court of Loue.
For his colour, my pains and your trouble I'll spare,

That the variation may be found, with a share of accuracy Thus thoughtful as I lay, I saw my withered skin,

For the creature was wholly denuded of hair.

more than suflicient to determine the ship's course, is How it doth shew my dented chewes, the flesh was worn

Cotton. A Voyage to Ireland in Burlesque. allowed; but that it can be found so exactly as to fix the

longitude within a degree, or sixty miles, I absolutely deny. so thyn, And eke my toothless chaps, the gates of my right way, Desiring to compleate my charge in all points, and to de

Cook. Voyage, vol. v. b. i. c. 3. That opes and shuttes as I do speake, do thus vnto me say.

nude this offending liberty of her most potent patronages, it Surrey. No Age is Content. is requisite to impeach some circumstances, as guilty of For the fourth council of Lateran, held in the year 1215, great aggravations in these offences.

and pretended to be a general, and therefore infallible one, Wherfore he willynge to saue his people from famyne

Mountague. Devoute Essayes, pt. i. Treat. 12. s. 3. after beginning with a creed, of which transubstantiation, whom he knewe to be from the dent of the Frenche sworde

then tirst established, made a part : proceeds, in the third clearely exempte and vntouched, returned ouer the riuer of

Victor Utiscensis tells us, That when Dionisia, a noble ma- canon, to decree that all deniers of that, or any other of the Leyre.-Hall. Hen. V. an. 9.

tron, was 'immodestly denudated and barbarously scourged; [pretended] Catholic doctrines, be excommunicated, and with a courage beyond her sex, and in the midst of bloud

punished by the secular arm.-Secker, vol. v. Ser. 13. When stormy courses answer'd cuff for cuff,

she told her tormentors, that what they intended for her Denling proud beavers with the counter-buff;

shame should hereafter be her glory.--Peltham, pt. ii. Res.11. DEO'BSTRUENT, Lat. De, ob, and struere. Upon an altar, burnt with holy flame, I sacrific'd, as incense to thy fame.

And we may consequently, with much ease, bear the dis- See OBSTRUCT.
Drayton. Surrey to Geraldine. furniture of such transitorie movables, as were rather orna- That which destroys obstructions ; separates

ments then materials of our fabrick; considering that this We two have kept its homage in suspence,

denudation may prove the greatest beautifying of our spi- parts closed or blocked up. And bent the globe, on whose each side we trod, ritual edifice.-Mountague. Dev. Essayes, pt. ii. Treat. 8. 8. 3.

At least to answer the physician's scope, where he would Till it was dented inwards.--Dryden. Au for Love, Act v.

If in summer time you denude a vine of its leaves, the employ an emetic, a cathartic, a diaphoretic, a deobstruent, There are a whole genus of birds called Pici Marlii, or grapes will never come to maturity.---Ray. Creation, pt. i.

a diuretic, a bezoardic or cordial medicine. Woodpeckers, that in like manner have a tongue which

Boyle. Works, vol. v. p. 118. they can shoot forth to a very great length, ending in a

DENU'LL. Used by Fabyan as Annull, (qv.)

It star-water) is useful not only as a pectoral and balsamic, sharp stiff bony tip, dented on each side.

Ray. On the Creation, pt. i. But after the deth of Kinge Edwarde that banysshemente but also as a powerful and safe deobsti uent in cachectic and

was soone denulied by Edwarde his soone, whereof ensuyd hysteric cases.—Berkeley. Siris, s. 6. DE'NTISE, v. Lat. Dens, a tooth, (q.) moche harme and trouble as after shall be shewed.

Fabyan, an. 1300.

Lat. Deo dandum ;-
Dentition. edens, eating; that which
eateth. To dentise,

That which ought to be, which must be, given

to God. DENTAL, n.

To tooth; to have, to DE'NTAL, adj. form or produce, teeth.

DENY', v. Fr. Dénier; Sp. Denegar ; A man that hath been long in office vnder dyuers of the De'xtate.

Dentrifice, (dentes fri-

Lat. Denegare ; de, ne, and agere, kynges almoygners, to whome the goodes of such men as

DENI'AL. DentalTION. care,)—to rub the teeth.

(qd.) Be it not : let it not be kyll themselfe be apoynted by the lawe, and hys office, as DE'NTRIFICE.

For the technical usage


deodandes to be geue in almes. -Sir T. More. Workes, p.285.

See Denay, and Dene-
DextiCULA'Tion. of Dentate, see the exam-
Deni'er. GATE.

If beside the laws of murther, men have thought fit, out ples from Paley.

DENY'ING, N. To refuse, to contradict, to of respect to humane nature, that whatsoeuer else moves to disown.

the death of man should be forfeit to pious uses, why should They tell a tale of the old Countesse of Desmonds, who

there not as well be deodands for reputation ? lived till she was sevenscore yeares old, that she did dentise It myght not be denied, for thing that mot betide.

Marvell. Works, vol. ii. p. 250. twice, or thrice; casting her old teeth, and others comming

R. Brunne, p. 249. in their place.-Bacon. Naturall History, $ 755.

For love should, like a deodand,
And anoon the cok eftsoones crew: and Petir bethoughte Still fall to th' owner of the land.
The ashes of the ankle bones of a female goat whiles it is
on the word that Jhesus hadde seide to him bifore the cok

Butler. The Lady's Answer to the Knight. fresh and new, are counted an excellent dentrifice to whiten

crowe twyes, thries thou schalt denye me, and he began to
wepe.--Wiclif. Mark, c. 14.

DEOʻPPILATE, the teeth.-Holland. Plinie, b. xxviii. c. 11.

Lat. De, and oppi

I woll in no wise, saith Daungere
Sem. Is this gray poulder, a good dentrifice ?

lare ; pilare, densare, to

Deny, that ye haue asked here
Pul. You see I use it.

thicken, to close or stop. Sem. I have one that is whiter.-B.Jonson. Catiline, Act il. It were to great vncurtesie.-Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose. Déoppilatif, opening or unstopping obstruc

tions." He omits the denticulation of the edges of the bill, or those

And there vpon goth he so farforth, that no Scripture can small oblique incisions made for the better retention of the be euident to proue any thing that he lyst to deny.

When for medical uses, we take down the filings of iron prey.-Grew. Museum.

Sir T. More. Workes, p. 161. or steel, we must not conceive it passeth unaltered from Take mastic and dragon's blood, of each a sufficient quanThe womā was not weryed with so many repulses and

us; for though the grosser parts be excluded again, yet are tity: powder them, and mix them together, and let the denyals insomuche that she durst yet drawe nere vnto Jesus,

the dissoluble parts extracted, whereby it becomes effectual patient use them as a dentrifice.-Boyle. Works, vol. v. p. 376. and fallynge downe at hys knees sayde, Succour me,

in deoppilations.-Brown. Vulgar Errours, b, iii. c. 22.

Udal. Matt. c. 15. Some bodies taken into that of a man are deoppilaling, It causes dentition in so regular a manner, and that not As touchyng the article of mariage, to take effect betwene

others inciding, resolving, &c.--Boyle. Works, vol.iii. p.293. only in infants, but also adult persous.

their prince and the Lady Cicilie of England, he knew not Cudworth. Intellectual System, p. 167. the determinat pleasure of ye king his master and brother, them (as in their being somewhat diaphoretick and very

Indeed I have found them generally to agree in divers of Next came different classes of dentals, and among the first

either for the affirmaunce or deniłce of the same. of them should be placed the sibilants, which most nations

Hall. Edw. IV. an. 22.

deoppilalive.)-Id. Ib. vol. i. p. 535. express by an indented figure.

And some of the let not with lyes and periury to defend

As in bezoardicum minerale, skilfully prepared, (for it Sir W. Jones, Orthography of Asiatic Words. the selfe, and some to stande in defence of their errours or

very seldom is so) the laxative and emetick' virulency of the false denying of theyr owne dede, to their gret paril of the antimony is changed into a diaphoretick, resolving, and Each of the dental sounds is hard or soft, sharp or obtuse, fier.-Sir T. More. Workes, p. 151.

deoppilative power.-Id. Ib. vol. ii. p. 122. and by thrusting the tip of the tongue between the teeth, we form two sounds exceedingly common in Arabic and English, Arriued there, they passed in forth right;

DEORDINATION. Used as Disorder is. but changed into lisping sibilants by the Persians and For still, to all, the gate stood open wide; French. Id. Ib.

Yet charge of them was to a porter hight


Call'd Maluenu, who entrance none denide. They are what naturalists call serrated or dentated bills; the insid of them, towards the edge, being thickly set with

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. i. c. 4.

[The Church of England) being thus clens'd and wash'a

is accus'd by the Roman parties of noveltie, and condemn'd parallel or concentric rows of short, strong, sharp pointed

As if some divine truths, viz. those which are plainly re

because she refuses to run into the same excess of riot and prickles. These though they should be called tecth, are not vealed, might not be such, as of necessity were not to be

deordination. for the purpose of mastication. They form a filter. denied, and others for want of sufficient declaration, deniable

Bp. Taylor. A Dissuasive from Popery, pt. i. c. 1. Paley. Natural Theology, c. 12. without danger.--Chillingworth. Rel. of Prot. Ch. pt. i. c. 3.

For although the fall of man did neither alter the essential Should it be said, that, by continual endeavours to shoot Again, beside the negative of authority; it is also deniable, constituents of mankind, nor wholly raze out the engravings out the tongue to the stretch, the woodpecker's species may namely, by way of Aristotle's death.

of those common notions, sentiments, and rational instincts by degrees have lengthened the organ itself, beyond that of

Brown. Vulgar Errours, b, vii. c. 14. that were in them; yet it did in a great measure iinpair other birds, what account can be given of its forin, of its tip? how in particular did it get its barb, its dentation ?

Begin then, sisters of the sacred well,

and weaken them, and brought in a very great deordination Id. Nalural Philosophy, c. 13. That from beneath the seat of Jove do spring;

and discomposure, setting up the lower faculties in rebellion Begin, and somewhat loudly sweep the string.

against the superior.-Hale. Orig. of Mankind, p. 355. A kind dentist restored my spirits, by declaring that he Hence with denial vain, and coy excuse.--Milton. Lycidas.

DEPA'INT, v. } was possessed of an art which would prevent all bad conse

Fr. Dépeindre ; Lat. DeThe separatists are profest denyers of one article, that of quences, and continue the beauty of my pearly ornaments,

DEPE'INCT. pingere, (de, and pingere,) to the holy Catholic Church, resolving the end and the effect Set between rubies (for so he expressed himself) unsullied of the Holy Ghost's descent to have been only to constitute

form or figure, ( fingere,) to express a real object during life. Knor. Winter Erenings, Even. 58. particular congregations, and none else.

by imitation. Fr. Dénuer; Lat. Denud.

Hammond. Works, vol. i. p. 372. DENU'DE, v.

To imitate the likeness of any thing, (coloured;) Devi'DATE, v. are ; de, and nudare, to strip And thus to rack the sacred writings, to force them whe

to draw, portray, describe or delincate, (to deor lay bare. See Nude.

ther they will or no to bring evidence to our opinions ; is an picture, qv.)

affront to their authority that's next to the denying on't. To strip off the covering or clothing; to lay

Glanvill. Pre-existence of Souls, c. 3.

And whan this Eneas and Achates

Hadden in this temple been ouer all, bare or naked.

This is that simplicity of conversation which our Saviour Than found they depainled on a wall Denude occurs in Chaucer, in a passage not

requires when he saith, let your communication be yea, yea, How Troie and all the land destroyed was. very intelligible. nay, nay, i. e. you ought to converse with so much sincerity,

Chaucer Legend of Dido.

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