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Also vnctions with oyles and oyntementes, called Diapho-thinks is from ve, that is, valdè, and agi, i. e. ferri, laws of cus:om, or the etiquettes of fashion, although by its retice, which, by euaporation, do shortely euacuate the fulreasoning wrong, according to prevailing ideas, it frequently nesse.—Sir T. Elyot. Castel of Helih, b. iii. c. 1. to be driven or carried forcibly along.) As the evinces just and accurate conceptions of what is right. The parte of euacuation by lettinge of bloude, is incision

“ Fr. Evagation,-a wandering, roving, straying Cugan. Ethical Trealise. On the Passions, c. 1. Disc. 2.

or «uttynge the vayne, wherby the bloud, whiche is cause of abroad,” (Cotgrave.)
ETTEN. Dr. Leyden says, Eltyn, a giant; Xckenes of griefe to the whole body, or any particular part
therof, doth most aptly passe.

Thence about by Redgrave I shall make a circle hither
A.S. Eten. Hence Red-ettyn, the red-giant ; forte

Sir T. Elyot. Castel of Helth, b. iii. c. 7.

again, taking perchance both universities in my line home

wards. You married men are deprived of these etagatins. a A.S. Etan, to eat; hence an Anthropophagus," For thou seest, o blessed Jesu, that there is now such an

Reliquice Wottoniana, p. 759. (Gloss. to Complaint of Scotland ;) and Benson, hell of the spirits of errour broken.oose into the world, as if

To bridle the evagation of the sound, when arrived so far, Etan, edere, eten, comestus, gigas. Somner says, they meant to evacuate this part of the mysterie of godliness.

Bp. Hall. The Great Mistery of Godliness, s. 14.

but withal not to make a confusion thereof, by any disagreeperhaps from Oetus.

able repercussions, we may take notice of a very curious The white (elebore) doth evacuat the offencive humours

provision in those little protuberances, called the tragus and Wile. Faith, husband, and Ralph says true, for they say which cause diseases.-Holland. Plinie, b. XXV. c. 4. antitragus of the outward ear, of a commodious form and the King of Portugal cannot sit at his meat, but the giants and the ettins will come and snatch it from him.

The best way therefore is, hy sobriety and regular diet to

texture, and conveniently lodged for this use.

Derham, Physico-Theology, b. iv. c. 3. Beaum. $ Fletch. Knight of the Burning Pestle, Act. i. sc. 1. keep the body always in that moderate measure of evacua

tion and repletion, that it may be able by proportionable If the law of attraction had not been what it is, (or at least, ETYMO'LOGY. Fr. Etymologie ; It. and temperature, to maintain itself without any outward help. if the prevailing law had transgressed the limits above

Id. Plutarch, p. 512.
EtymO'LOGER. Sp. Ethimo, etimologia ;

assigned,) every eragation would have been fatal; the planet Take heed, be not too busy in imitating any farther in a

once drawn, as drawn it necessarily must have been, out of ETYMO'LOGIST. Lat. Etymon, etymologia ; dangerous expression, or in excusing the great evacuators

its course, would have wandered in end ETYMO'LOGIZE, v. Gr. Etuuoluyla, (etuuos, of the law.-Hammond. Works, vol. i. p. 175.

Paley. Natural Theology, c. 22. ETYMOLO'GICAL. and doyos,) sermo de ety

If the prophesies recorded of the Messiah are not fulfilled EVANE'SCENT. I Lat. Evanescens, pres. ETYMON. mis, that is, oratio, quâ in Jesus of Nazareth, it is impossible to know or distinguish, EvANE'SCENCE. part. of

evanescere, to nominis ratio exponitur; a discourse in which when a prophesie is fulfilled, and when not, in any thing or person whatsoever: which would utterly evacuate the use

wane, to decrease, to fall away or decay. the reason or cause of the noun or name is ex

For of them.--South, vol. i. Ser. 6.

Vanus, Vossius proposes three etymologies of his plained; or, in the words of Cicero, “ causà quæque (verba) essent ita nominata, quam they understood that Prince Rupert and others of the King's

But whilst they were in debate concerning the articles, own, and the same number from other writers.

It is probably (as Tooke asserts) from the A. S. etymologiam appellabant.”

party, were marched out of the town in pursuance of them; Wan-ian, to wane. Gr. Ervuos, from eos, verus, and hence etymo. and that the garrison would be entirely evacuated before

Wuning, decreasing, falling away or decaying; logia, sive de verá vocum origine. T. H. in Len- they could signify their pleasure to the army. nep, (Tiberius Hemsterhuysius.)

Ludlow. Memoirs, vol. i. p. 14. disappearing; from the sensations or perceptions ;

and thus, insensible or imperceptible. The true origin of words, of the meaning of prescription must be rugged, and the evacuation violent.

Where the humour is strong and predominant, there the

Nor to this eranescent speck of earth
South, vol. ix. Ser. 5.

Poorly contin'd; the ant tracks on high
The first part of this name we haue found,

The King Harfager, and the traitor Tosti, who had join'd Are her (Philosophy) exalted range, intent to gaze
Let vs ethimologise the secound.

him, were slain in the battle: and the Norwegians were Creation through; and from that full complex,
Chaucer. The Remedie of Loue. forced to evacuate the country.

Of never-ending wonders, to conceive
Ransake yet we would if we might

Burke. Abridgement of English History, b. ii. c. 6. of the sole Being right, who spoke the word,
Of this worlde the true ortographie

And Nature mov'd complete.-Thomson. Summer.
A country so exhausted of its coin, and harassed by three
The verie discent of ethimologie.

Id. Ib. revolutions, rapidly succeeding each other, was rather an The image of misery was, perhaps, originally suggested to
But how aptlie and trulie the same chance and clere) may
object that stood in need of every kind of refreshment and

some Poet by the conduct of his Patron, by the daily conrecruit, than one, which could subsist under new evacuastand to make the etymon of chancellor, I leave to others to

templation of splendour, which he never must partake, by consider.-- Holinshed. Scotland, an. 1578. tions.-Id. Reply of a Com. on the Affairs of India.

fruitless attempts to catch at interdicted happiness, and by

the sudden evanescence of his reward, when he thought his The author of the Parallel of the Ancient Architecture

EVA'DE, v.

Fr. Evader ; Lat. Evad-ere ; labours almost at an end.-Rambler, No. 163. with the Modern, (which many years since I made English)

Eva'sion. to go out, (e, and vad-ere; Gr.

If a life be delayed till interest and envy are at an end, had at the end of his treatise, began to explain a few of the Eva'sive. Bað-ew, to go.) hard words, technical terms belonging to the art, the etymo

we may hope for impartiality, but must expect little intellilogies whereof he thought necessary to interpret.

To go out or away, to get away, to step aside or

gence; for the incidents which give excellence to biography,

are of a volatile and evanescent kind, such as soon escape Evelyn. Architecture. away, to escape, to elude.

the memory, and are rarely transmitted by tradition. Laws there must be ; and “lex a ligando,” saith the etyI say that this their euasion is nothyng worth, neyther yet

Id. No. 60. mologer; it is called a law from binding.

cā I imagine any way wherby they may haue any apparéce
of escape.- Frith. Workes, p. 59.

Dr. Griffith. Fear of God and the King, (1660.) p. 82.

Fr. Evangile; It. and
Hymselfe hath here deuised an enasion by meane of a EVA'NGELY.
The superstitious man is afraid of the gods, (said the ety-

Sp. Evangelio; Lat. Evan

EVANGELICAL. mologist) dediws tous teous votep tous tuparvous, fearing of distinccion made by Melancthon, in which distinccion, as in

gelium ; Gr. Evaygencov, God as if he were a tyrant, and an unreasonable exacter of a miste, he weneth to walke awaye.

EVANGELICALLY. (from ev, bene, and ange. duty upon unequal terms, and disproportionable, impossible

Sir T. More. Workes, p. 693.

EVANGELICK. delv, nunciare, to tell or degrees, and unreasonable, and great and little instances. But lie (as louing his owne pride, and purposes)

EvA'NGELISM. announce,) the Gospel, in
Bp. Taylor, vol. i. Ser. 9.

Euudes them, with a bombast circumstance,
Horribly stufft with epithetes of warre.

Eva'NGELIST. A.S. God-spell, (good, and
I have been long of opinion, as may be seen by my book,

Shakespeare. Othello, Act i. sc. 1. Eva'NGELISTARY. spell, a speech, a story;) that if we knew the original of all the words we met with, We should thereby be very much help'd to know the ideas

I am out now

Eva'NGELIZE. especially applied to-they were first apply'd to and made to stand for; and there- Six hundred in the cash, yet if on a sudden

The history of the birth or nativity, the life, fore I must beg your lordship to excuse this conceit of mine,

I should be call'd to account, I have a trick

death, resurrection, and ascension into heaven of this etymoloyical observation especially, since it hath nothing How to erade it, and make up the sum. in it againsi the truth, nor against your lordship's idea of

Massinger. The City Madam. Jesus Christ.
substance.-Locke. To the Bishop of Worcester.

How may I auoyde

(Sente Peter) Pope was at Rome first, Cristendom to lere,
For the Teutonick etymologies, I am commonly indebted
(Although my will distaste what it elected)

And sende Sent Mark the euangelist into Egypt for to

The wife I chose, there can be no euasion
to Junius and Skinner, the only names which I have forborne

to quote when I copied their books; not that I might appro-
To blench from this, and to stand firme by honour.

The Gospel that he hadde ymad, and Cristendom to teche.
priate their labours or usurp their honours, but that I might
Shakespeare. Troil. & Cress. Act ii. sc. 1.

R. Gloucester, p. 67. spare a perpetual repetition by one general acknowledgment. But, as well them, as those light women aforesaid, he

For clergie seeth that he seih, in the seynt erangelie. Johnson. Prejace to the English Dictionary. banished all, that none ever after should by such delusion

Piers Plouhman, p. 194. of the law seek erasion.-Holland. Suetonius, p. 104. The explanation and etymology of those words (in, out, on, off, and at,) require a degree of knowledge in all the antient

He is likewise to teach him the art of finding flaws, loop- And as the erangelist wytneșseth whan we maken festes northern languages, and a skill in the application of that holes, and evasions, in the most solemn compacts, and par

We sholde nat clypie knyghies th'to. ne no kyne ryche. knowledge, which I am very far from assuining; and, ticularly a great Rabbinical secret, revived of late years by

Id. p. 206. though I am almost persuaded by some of my own conjec- the fraternity of Jesuits, namely, that contradictory inter

But we uren not this power, but we suffren alle thingis tures concerning them, I am not willing, by an apparently pretations of the same article may both of them be true and

that we ghyuen no lettyng to the evangelie of Crist. forced and far-fetched derivation, to justify your imputation valid. —Spectator, No. 305.

Wiclif. I Corynth. c. 9, of etymological legerdemain.--Tooke. Div. of Purl.vol.i.c. 9.

A thoughtless fly or two, at most,

I wondre, that so soone ghe ben thus moued fro him that In exhibiting the descent of our language, our etymolo

Is all the conquest thou canst boast;

clepide ghou unto the grace of Crist into a nothir euangelie.

For bees of sense thy arts ecade,
gists seem to have been too lavish of their learning, having
Oraced almost every word through various tongues, only to
We see so plain the nets are laid.-E. More. Spider & Bee.

Id. Galathies, c. I. show what was shown sufficiently by the first derivation.

But had they even wanted so plausible an evasion, yet gelistis, othere scheppardis and techeris to the ful endyng of

And he ghaf summe apostlis, summe profetis, othere euanJohnson, Plan of an English Dictionary. their prejudices would not have suffered them to be nice in

seyntis into the werk of mynysterie into edificacioun of a case where the whole of their religion lay at stake.

Cristis bodi.-Id. Effesies, c. 4.
Fr. Evacuer ; Sp. Eva-

Warburlon. Julian's Attempt to Rebuild the Temple.
Evacuation. cuar ;

It. Evacuare ; Lat.
Although moral obligation, as referring to the grand

And Y am sent to thee to speke and to erangelise to thee
Eva'CUATOR. Evacuare, (e, and vacuus,) standard of virtuous conduet, may be the same; yet the

these thingis, and lo thou schalt be doumbe.- Id. Luke, c.l. to empty out. rougher vices of oaths and intoxication are appropriated by

The lawe and prophetes til to Jon, fro that tyme the
To empty out; to throw out or draw out, (sc.) men; while the evasive ones of artifice, &c. are deemed less
opprobrious in the female.--Cogan. The Passions, pt. ii. c. 2.

rewme of God is euangelised.-Id. 16. c. 16.
till empty ; to leave empty, and thus, to leave or
quit; to void, to avoid or make void, or of no force EVAGATION. Evaguer, evagation ; Lat.

Right so withouten any gile

Surinounteth this noble evangile or effect,

Evagari, atum, (e, and vagari, which Vossius The worde of any euangelist.--Chaucer. Rom. of the Rone. VOL. I.


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This is to say, that tner is no wight that hath soveraine ! EVA'NID. Fr. Eranide : Lat. Evanidus. See of all the blessings that ever drop down from heaven
boantee, save God alone, as he himself recordeth in his

upon man, that of his Redemption may be called the bless mangelies.-Chaucer. The Tale of Melibeus.

Waned or faint, fallen away, decayed.

ing paramount; and of all those comforts, and exercises of

devotion which attend that blessing, the eucharist, or holy And therfore sayth Seint John the crangelist; they shul

sacrainent, may claim the prime place. folow deth, and they shul not finde him, and they shul For the decoction of simples which bear the visible colours

Howell, b. iii. Let. 4. desire to die, and deth shal flee from her.

of bodyes decocted, are dead and evanid, without the com-
Id, The Persones Tale.
mixion of alum, argol, and the like.

The eucharistick bread being neither hypostatically united
Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. vi. c. 12. with the Divinity, nor being medium throu

which any If thou canst brynge with thee to the euangelyke salua

such supernatural tendency of the Divine Presence appears cyon, thy father, thy mother, thy bretheren, and thy sisters, In theology, I put as great a difference between our new dooe it.-Udal. Marke, c. 9. lights and ancient truths; as between the sun and an un

to us, adoration directed toward it cannot fail of being palIn the tother parte (as it were with an euangelik sermone) connected evanid meteor.--Glanvill. Van. of Dogmat. c. 19.

pable idolatry.-More. Antidote against Idolatry, c. 2. he calleth them all and vs to the knowledge of Cryste.

That in this sacred supper there is a sacrifice (in that
There is indeed taken notice of, a difference betwixt these
Joye. Exposicion of Daniel, c. 2.

sense wherein the Fathers spoke) none of us ever doubted:
apparent colours, and those that are wont to be esteemed

but that is then either Latreuticall (as Bellarmine distinThe euaungeliste reherseth what Christ said, and did genuine, as to the duration, which has induced some learned guishes it not ill) or eucharisticall: that is here (as Chrysimplye and truely, whiche story we must so place in undermen to call the former rather evanid than fantastical.

sostome speakes) a remembrance of a sacrifice, that is, as standyng, as we tryfle not the mysterie, at stayng and

Boyle. Works, vol. i. p. 691.

Augustine interprets it, a memoriall of Christ's passion stoppyng of lettres and syllables. Bp. Gardner. Explication of Transubstantiation, fol. 96.

How eranid is it, therefore, when applied to a prophet celebrated in the church. under the impulse of inspiration, and speaking in the most

Bp. Hall. No Peace with Rome, s. 19. When the evangell most toil'd souls to winne, scanty of all languages. ---Warburton. Div. Leg. b. iv. s. 6.

He, we see, is depressed before advanced, crucified before Even then there was a falling from the faith.

enthroned, and led through the vale of tears, to the region Stirling. Doomes-day. The Second Houre. E-VA'NISH, v. See Evanescent

of eucharist and hallelujahs.--South, vol. vii. Ser. 1. The righteousness cvangelical must be like Christ's seam- To wane, to disappear from the sensations or less coat, all of a piece from the top to the bottom; it must perceptions; to escape or get out of view.

The Ethnick devotion, consisting (as it were totally) in the invest the whole soul.-Bp. Taylor, vol. iii. Ser. 1.

praise of their Gods, and acknowledgment of their benefits; Thus whilst for kindnesse both began to weepe,

the Jewish more than half in eucharistical oblations, and in And thus was this land saved from infidelity; as the My happinesse evanish'd with the sleepe.

solemn commemoration of providential favours. remain of the old world was from water, by an ark, through the apostolical and miraculous evangelism of St. Bartho

Stirling. Avrora, son. 51.

Barrow, vol. i. Ser. I. lomew.-Bacon. New Atlantis.

Kindling o'er the view, the Muse

For example, Justin Martyr speaks of the elements being
The naval pride of those bright days reviews;

eucharistized, or blessed by the prayer of the word that
Blest mother of the church, be in the list,
Sees Gama's sails, that first to India bore,

came from him.-Waterland. Works, vol. vii. p. 99. Reckoned from hence the she evangelist,

In awful hope, evanish from the shore. Nor can the style be profanation, when

Mickle. Almada Hill.

Justin Martyr, more than once, calls the consecrated eleThe Deedle may convert more than the pen.

ments by the name of eucharistized food, which looks as if Cartwright. To the Lady Pawlet.


Fr. Evaporer; Lat. he thought that thanksgiving was the consecration.

EVAPORA'TION. Then with those twelve some happy men did haunt,

Id. Id. p. 95.

Evaporatio; (e, and va(Heaven's messengers, evangelizing peace) EVA'PORABLE.

have certainly given long and great attention to the As he who watered after Paul did plant,

steam, to reek.) Vapor, Vossius thinks, is from subject; and am not without hope that I shall afford some And circumcis'd to please the Hebrew race.

information to those who, for want of leisure, or opportunity,
Stirling. Doomes-day. The Ninth Houre.
the Gr. Kamos, a steam or smoke, an exhalation.

or inclination, have hitherto little considered or understood The work of Christ's ministers is evangelization; that is,

To emit a steam or smoke, an exhalation, a the nature and efficacy of the eucharist, a proclamation of Christ, and a preparation for his second breath; to reek; to dissipate or disperse in steam K nox. On the Nature, fc. of the Lord's Supper, Pref. coming; as the evangelization of John Baptist was a pre. or smoke; to vanish into air.

“ Except ye eat of this bread, and drink of this wine, ye paration to his first coming.

have no life in you." Words too strong and too alarming 10 Hobbs. Of a Christian Commonwealth, c. 42. The same philosopher, (Democritas) whan he was a I shall bear you my faith and fidelitie of life and lim, and hundred yeres olde and nyne, prolonged his lyfe certayne | session of Christianity; and yet words of comfort to those

be lightly passed over by those who are sincere in their proworldlie honour against all men, faithfullie I shall knowdayes with the euaporation of honye, as Arestoxenus writeth.

who understand them of the eucharistical bread and wine. lege and shall doo you seruice due vnto you of the kingSir T. Elyot. Castel of Helth, b. ii.

Id. 16. dome of Scotland aforesaid, as God me so helpe, and these As for rosin and gum, they are mingled with the rest, to holie cuangelies - Holinshed. Description of Britaine, c. 22.

EUCHO'LOGY. Gr. Evxoroylov, (evxn, prayer, incorporate the drugs and spices, and to keepe in the sweet

odour thereof, which otherwise would evaporate and soone and noy-os, speech, discourse,) a little book, in 'Tis plain by v. 30 here, and the application therein of

be lost.-Holland. Plinie, b. xiii. c. l. these words, Gen. N. 23, to Christ and the Church, that the

which prayers are contained ; a Book of Prayer. Apostles understood several passages in the Old Testament, So in pestilent severs, the intention is to expel the infecjo reference to Christ and the Gospel, which evangelical or

A prayer taken out of the euchologion of the Greek church, tion by sweat and evaporation.-Bacon. Nat. Hist. $ 968. spiritual sense was not understood, till, by the assistance of

to be said by or in behalf of people in their danger or near

their death.-Bp. Taylor. Holy Dying, c. 4. s. 7.
the Spirit of God, the Apostles so explained and revealed it. Thus ancient wit in modern numbers taught,
Locke. Ephesians, c. 6. (Note 32, w.) Wanting the warmth with which its author wrote,

He did not frame an entirely new prayer, in words of tis
Is a dead image, and a senseless draught.
It must be somewhat peculiar to the evangelic institution,

own conception, but took out of the ancient euchnlogies, or

While we transfuse, the nimble spirit flies, somewhat that distinguishes the Christian scheme of duty

prayer-books of the Jews, what was good and laudable in

Escapes unseen, evaporates, and dies. from all others, which gave rise to this decision of the

them.-Bp. Bull. Works, vol. ii. p. 556.

Granville. To Dryden, on his Translations. apostle; and that plainly is, the sublimity and rigour of those precepts of mortification and self-denial, by which The substances which emit these streams, being such as

EU'CTICAL. Gr. EvKtikos, from Evx-eolas, Christians are obliged to walk,

newly belonged to animals, and were, for the most part, Atterbury, Ser. vol. ii. Pref. p. liii. transpired through the pores of their feet, must be in likeli- Precatory. It appears, that acts of saving grace are evangelically

hood a far more eraporable and dissipable kind of bodies,

than minerals or adust vegetables. good, and well-pleasing to God.

Hence was the origin of sacrifices, as they are distin-
Bp. Barlow. Remains, p. 432.

Boyle. Works, vol. iii. p. 675. guished into expiatory, euctical, and eucharistical.
But the vnmasker complains there are too many of them;
In the seven last months of the year 1688, the evaporation

Law. Theory of Religion, p. 226.
he thinks the Gospel, the good news of salvation, tedious amounted to 22 inches 5 lines; but the rain only to lliriches E'VEN.
from the mouth of our Saviour and his apostles; he is of ff lines: in 1689, the evaporations 32 inches 104 lines; but

A. S. Æfen; Dut. Avend;

Eve. the rain 18 inches 1 line: in 1690, the evaporations 30 inches opinion, thai nefore the Epistles were writ, and without

Ger. Abend; which Wachter believing precisely what be thinks fit to cull out of them, 11 lines; the rain 21 inches of a line.

Evening, adj. derives from Ger. Aben; Dut. there could be no Christians : and if we had nothing but the

Derham. Physico-Theology, b. i. c. 5. Note (7.) EVENING, n. Aven, deficere; (A. S. Ebb-an,
four Evangelisis, we could not be saved.
Locke. Second Vind. of the Reasonableness of Christianity, from the church in the old Jewry to the London Tavern;
To make this bountiful communication, they adjourned to ebb.). Quid enim (he asks) est Vesper, nisi

dies deficiens ? the failing day, or fall of the day. o fie: 'tis evangelicnl and pure :

where the same Dr. Price, in whom the fumes of his oracular In Dut. Avenden; Ger. Abenden, vesperascere. Observe each face, how sober and demure!

tripod were not entirely evaporated, moved and carried the
Ecstasy sets her stamp on ev'ry mien;
resolution, or address of congratulation, transmitted by Lord

Benson and Lye seem to consider it to be the
Chins fail'n, and not an eye-ball to be seen.
Stanhope to the National Assembly of France.

same word as æfen, even, æqualis.
Couper. The Progress of Error.

Burke. On the French Revolution. The fall of the day. 'It is also applied to the
The chosen seed, on cultur'd ground, are they
As I shall soon cease to write Adventurers, I could not

watches or vigils, the wakes kept or observed in Who hambly tread the evangelic way.

forbear lately to consider what has been the consequence of the evening preceding certain festivals. Hart. Christ's Parable of the Sower, my labours; and whether I am to reckon the hours laid out The same spirit diffused itself to the apostles, erangelists,

in these compositions as applied to a good and laudable " Brut,” he saide, "passe northe al the lond of France and disciples, who maintained, throughout the whole course purp or suffered to fume away in useless eroporations.

West, toward thike stude as the sonne draweth agen eue. of their ininistry, a certain vigour and vivacity of mind,

Adventurer, No. 137.

R. Gloucester, p. 14. which no calamity could depres8.-- Poritus, vol. ii. Ser. 1.

EUCHARIST. Fr. Euchariste; It. Eu

He let caste thys traytor in the euenynge late The criticks complain that the evangelislaries and lection- ErchaRI'STICALL. caristia ; Sp. Eucharistia ;

At fenestre in Temese.

Id. p. 312. aries have often transfused their readings into the other

Et'CHARISTIZE, 9. Lat. Eucharistia; Gr. Eva In chyrche he was devout y nou, vor hym ne ssolde non manuscripts.-Porson. To Truris, p. 230. xapiotia, from Euxupiot-elv, to give thanks, (ev,

day abyde, Thys did our heavenly instructor most exactly fulfil the bene, and xupis, gratia.)

That he ne hurde masse and matyns, and rueson, and

eche tyde. predictions of the prophets, and his own declarations, that

Id. p. 369. A giving of thanks ; especially applied to the he would evangelize to the poor.---Porteus, vol, ii. Ser. 12. sacrament of the Lord's Supper, taken “ with a

At Brunesburgh on Humber thei gan tham assaile, After the resurrection of their divine Master, the apostles, thankful remembrance of his death."

From morn vnto euen lastell that bataile. being delegated to crangelize, or teach the doctrines of

R. Brunne, p. 31 Christ's mission, his death, resurrection, forgiveness of sins, He {Gregory VII.) transubstanciated the eucharisticalt The noyse was vnride, it lasted all day, and a future judginent, they were also furnished with similar bread, condemned the mariage of prestes, and comaunded Fro morn lille euentide, ther of had many affray, sredentials. -Coyan. Excellences of Christianity, pt. iii. c. 4. monkes to abstain from flesh.---Bale. English Vot. pt. ii.

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And the south-west wynd on Sat, day at ere

an equal or uniform surface, without asperities or A good man may be over-Joy'd, or too much pleas'd with Was pertliche (particularly ?) for prude. and for no poynt roughness, without inclination or leaning; to

his recreation, or too passionate at the death of a child, or elles. Piers Plouhman, p. 81.

in a sudden anger go beyond the evenness of a wise Christian, equalize.

and yet be a good man still and a friend of God, his son and Wher sec we hem on Sonedays, the servyse to huyre Even, the adj. is used (met.) equal, impartial, his servant; but then these things happen in despite of all As matyns hy the morwe. (yl masse hygynne calm, steady; also, opposed to odd.

his care and observation.
Othr Sonedays at eve songe. Id. p. 159.

Bp. Taylor. Of Repentance, c. 3. 6. 5.
An Eme-Christian (qv.) or Even-Christian,-is
But whanne the crenung was come ther cam a ryche a fellow-christian ; an equal-christian.

And the more pity the great folke should have counte-
man of Armathi, Joseph bi name, and he was a disciple of
Jhesus.--"'iclif. Malikeu, c. 27.

Even, the ad. is,-equally ; even-so; equally so,

nance in this world to droune or hang themselues, more than

their cuen-Christian. --Shakespeare. Hamlet, Act v. sc. 1. just so, exactly so, in a like or similar manner or Whē the even was come, there came a ryche man of Ara- degree. It is generally used with a strong ellipsis,

Who so is out of hope to attain to another's vertue, whil mathia, named Joseph, which man also was Jesus's disciple. - Bible, 1551. Ib. as in Cowley, “ We must one even in that differ.

seek to come at euen-hand, by depressing another's fortune.

Bacon. Ess. Of Envie. ence be,” i. e. we must be one in that difference, And thei leiden hondes on hem and puttiden hem into warde into the morewe, for it was then euer-tide. even as, i. e. equally as, subaud., in other respects.

This even-handed justice

Commends the ingredients of our poyson'd challice
Wiclif. Dedis, c. 4.
So euene hot that lond ys, that men durre selde

To our owne lips.--Shakespeare. Macbeth, Act i. sc. 7.
And they iayde handes on them, and put them in holde
Here orf (cattle) in howse a wynter brynge out of the felde.

Her hedges euen-pleachd,
yntyll the nexte day : for it was now euen-tide.

R. Gloucester, p. 43. Like prisoners wildly ouergrowne with

Bible, 1551. Ib.
The barons portioned lond euen tham bituene,

Put forth disorder'd twigs.--Id. Hen. V. Act v. sc. 2.
And so ferforth she gan our lay declare,
Harald tille his parte suld haf alle the north-ende,

If a man do sincerely endeavour to mortify or forsake his
That she the constable, or that it were ere

And alle the south-side tiile Harknout suld wende.

known, open sins, tho' he does not leave them at once, and Converted, and on Crist made him beleve.

R. Brunne, p. 51. for altogether, yet if he gains ground of them and commits
Chaucer. The Man of Lawes Tale, v. 4993.
And with the Kyng Steuen thei held parlement,

them seldomer and seldomer; even such a man may be said

to have entered into the state of repentance.
Weping and wailing, care and other sorwe
That Henry and he euen acorded or thei went.-Id. p.126.

Sharp, vol. iii. Ser. 8.
1 have ynough, on even and on morowe,
Quod the marchant, and so have other mo,
The date was euenlik, a thousand thre hundred and tuo.

Whence in effect the more or less we love others, answer-
That wedden ben.-Id. The Marchantes Prel. v. 1890.

Id. p. 318.

ably the more or less we love ourselves, so that charity and Parauenture the altitude of A, in the euening is xcii. de

It sais of tham this sawe,

self-love become coincident, and doth run together evenly in grees of height, than will the second altitude or the dawnyng

That thei dred no thing God, no gemed (cared for) euenhed

one channel.-Barrow, vol. i. Ser. 25, be xxi. that is to sain, lesse than xcii. that was his first alti

of lawe.

Id. p. 65.

In fig. ii. I have represented the appearance of the moon's tude at euen.-Id. Of the Astrolabie.

I consent thertille,

edge on this last Nov. 4, 1714, soon after the quadrature, for If even-song and morwe song accord,

If thou has that manere, to do euenhede and skille.

the explication of what is said concerning the evenness of Let see now who shall telle the first tale.

Id. p. 193.
the surface of the lunar spots,

Derham. Astro-Theology. A Prel. Discourse.
Id. The Prologue, v. 832. Hevene haveth evene numore. and helle is withoute num-
And this was gladly in the even-tide

Piers Plouhman, p. 405.

Do what we can, bodily distempers will too much disorder
Or wonder erly, lest men it espide.--Id. Legend of Thisbe.

our minds and discompose our thoughts. We can neither

And he that eete of that seede sholde be evene trywe. think freely, nor judge impartially, nor behave ourselves Yet it is as bright as the day to all that know ye truth,

Id. p. 381.

with that evenness of temper which we might do at another how that our fastyng of theyr euens, and kepyng their holy

time.--Stillingteet, vol. iii. Ser. 3.
dages going bare foote, &c.Tyndall. Workes, p. 398.

Ac ho so is hurt in the hand, evene in the myddes,
He may receyve ryght nouht. Id. p. 329.

The moderate movements of his soul admit
And (God! deuyded the light frõ the darkenes, and called

Distinct ideas, and matur'd debate,
the light ye day and the darknes the nyght, and so of the

Therfore the Jewis soughten more to sle him, for not An eye impartial, and an even scale; cuening and mornyng was made the first day.

oonli he brak the Saboth, but he seyde, that God was his Whence judgment sound, and unrepenting choice.
Bible, 1551. Genesis, c. 1.
fadir, and made him euene to God.-Wiclif. Jon, c. 4.

Young. Complaint, Night 8.
Thus the yonge kyng entred into Reynes, the Saturday
And I gesside it nedeful to sende to ghou Epaphrodite

But when the ray passes without such opposition through at euen.songlyme, ryght well acompanyed with nobles, and

my brothir and euene worchere and myn enene knyght. the glass or liquor, when the glass or liquor are quite tranmynstral!es, and speciallye he had mo than xxx trumpettes

Id. Philipensis, c. 2. sparent, the light is sometimes softened in the passage, before him.-Berners. Froissart Cronycle, vol. i. c. 369.

which makes it more agreeable even as light; and the liquor It is ful faire a man to bere him eren,

reflecting all the rays of its proper colour evenly, it hath such Also the daie before Christmasse eeue, there chanced a For al day meten men at unset steven, (no set time.)

an effect on the eye, as smooth opaque bodies have on the great wind with thunder and rain, in such extreme wise,

Chaucer. The Knightes Tale, v. 1525.

eye and touch.-Burke. On the Sublime and Beautiful. that wanie buildings were shaken and overthrowen.

Euenhead of reward must been done by right.
Holinshed. England. Hen. III. an. 1237.

EVE'NT, v. Fr. Esventer ; Lat. Ventus, the
Id. The Testament of Loue, b. iii.

wind. See Vent.
Now came still evening on, and twilight gray
Had in her sober liverie all things clad;
Joy and wo they shal depart

To give vent, issue, or egress; “ to puff, blow,
Silence accompanied; for beast and bird,
And take euenly ech his part.-Id. Rom. of the Rose.

breathe, give or yield wind,” (Cotgrave.)
They to thir grassie couch, these to thir nest,

But the soueraine good (quod she) that is euenlike pur-
Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale.
posed to the good and to the badde.--Id. Boecius, b. iv.

Oh that thou saw'st my heart, or did but kuow
Milton. Paradise Lost, b. iv.

The place from whence that scalding sigh evented.
In kirtels and in copes riche

B. Jonson. The Case is Altered, Act v. sc. 8.
Near to his evening region was the sun,
Thei were clothed all aliche,

Phæbus throws
When Hurgonil with his lamented load,

Departed euen of white and blewe. Gower. Con. A. b. iv.
And faithful Tybalt their sad march begun

His beams abroad, though he in clouds be closed,
To fair Verona, where the court aboad.
For he right in semblable caas

Still glancing by them till he find opposed
Davenant. Gondibert, b. ii. c. 1.
of Belus, whiche his fader was,

A loose and rorid vapour that is fit
And by her side there ran her page, that hight
From Nembroth in the right line,

T event his searching beams.
Lete made of gold and stones fine

Marlow & Chapman. Hero & Leander, Sestiad 8
Vesper, and whom we the euening-starre intend,
That with his torche, still twinkling like twylight,

A precious image riche
After his fader euenliche.-Id. Ib. b. v.

EVENT, v. Fr. Evènement; It. Eventn ;
He lightened all the way where she should wend,

EVE'NT, n. Lat. Evenire, eventum, to come
And ioy to weary wand'ring trauilers did lend.
Musike with tunes, dilates the eare:

Eve'sTFUL. out or forth.
Spenser. Of Mutabilitie, c. 6. 8. 9. And makes ys thinke it heauven:
Arithmetike by nomber can make

To man, that was in th' evening made,

That which has come out or
Stars gave the first delight ;

Reckonings to be euen.-Wilson. Arte of Logike, fol. 2. Eve'ntUALLY.) forth; that has issued from,
Admiring in the gloomy shade,
Those little drops of light.
And yet for all that, howe euen a mind did shee beare,

an issue; that has fallen, or sprung from, an accihow humble opinion she had of herselfe also.

dent or result; that has followed from, a conseWaller. An Apology for having loved before.

Vives. Instruction of Christian Women, b. i. c. 10.

This was their song: “Why, happy bridegroom, why,
Ere yet the stars are kindled in the sky,

Imo. Thou art all the comfort

There are diuers things which are praised and dispraised, Ere twilight shades, or evening dews are shed,

The Gods will diet me with. Prythee, away,

as deedes doen by worthy men and pollicies euented by great Why dost thou steal so soon away to bed ?"

There's more to be considered; but wee'l euen

warriors.-Wilson. The Arte of Rhetorique, p. 11,
All that good time will giue vs.
Dryden. Theocritus, b. xviii.

Shakespeare. Cymbeline, Act iii. sc. 4. But he that is of Reason's skill bereft.
Ev'n now she shades thy evening-walk with bays,

And wants the statfe of Wisdome him to stay,
(No hireling she, no prostitute to praise.).

Two Brutes more brave her ruines would maintaine, Is like a ship in midst of tempest left,
Pope. Epistle to Robert Earl of Oxford and Mortimer.
Yet were their aimes and ends in th' end not enren,

Withouten helme or pilot her to sway,
Perhaps she owes

Whose glory was their God, and Rome their Heaven. Full sad and dreadfull is that ship's euent:
Her sunshine and her rain, her blooming spring,

Slirling. Doomes-duy. The Sixth Houre.

So is the man that wants intendiment.

Spenser. The Teares of the Muser.
And plenteous harvest, to the pray'r he makes,

In thy immortal part,
When, Isaac like, the solitary saint

Man, as well as I, thou art ;

And now I must expect to hear, that this is very severe, Walks forth to meditate at eren-lide,

But something 'tis that differs thee and me;

uncomfortable doctrine ; and if one that shall eventually be And think on her, who thinks not for herself.

And we must one even in that difference be.

shut out, may do all this, what shall become of the geneCouper. Task, b. vi.

Couley. Platonic Love.

rality of religious men that never do so much? And if all Who shall doubt, Donne, where I a poet be,

this be short, what will be availablet Who then shall bo Goth. Ibn ; A. S. Æfen; Dut. When I dare send my epigrams to thee?

saved ?-Glanvill, Ser. 1. Elven, adj. | Effen; Ger. Eben ; Dut. Effenen, That so alone canst judge, so alone make:

Last scene of all,
/ven, ad. evenen; Ger. Ebenen, to smoothen,

And in thy censures erenly dust take
As free simplicity to disavow,

That ends this strange cuentfull historie
to plane, to level.

18 second childishnesse, and meere obliuion.
As thou hast best authority t'allow.
To plane, to level, to bring to

B. Jonson. To Di. Donne.

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EVEN, v.

Auch kind of things or events, whether good or evil, as No man sigh cuere God, no but the con bigustun 3de, an object. The foundation of this principle is totally eerst will certainly come to pass, may fall under computation, that is in the bosum of the Fader, he hath teeld out. by the most ingenious commentator upon immaterial beings, and be estimated as to their several degrees, as well as

Wiclif. Jun, c. 1. Dr. H. More, in his book of Immortality: things present.-Wilkins. Natural Religion, b. i. c. 2.

Glanvill. Vanity of Dogmatizing, c. 4. But now ghe delyuered fro synne and maad seruauntis to And liberty being too high a blessing to be divestible of God han ghoure fruyt unto holinesse and the ende ever. Supposing overturnings of their own errour to be the everthat nature by circumstances; I (!nat seldom deplore him, lastynge lyf; for the wages of synne is deeth, the grace of

sion of their well established governments. who by losing his mistress recovers himself.) think, that God is euerlastynge lyf in Crist Jesu oure Lord.

Bp. Taylor. Cases of Conscience. Hermione has but (not intentionally, nor eventually dis

Id. Romaynes, c. 7.

I shall say nothing so consonant unto reason, which (by obliged you.- Boyle. Works, vol. i. p. 248.

But now are ye delyuered from synne, and made ye ser- the conceit of a strange reason, he will not seek to etert; But not the voice of Bradamant I hear,

uantes of God, and haue youre frute that ye shoulde be yea, and take a pride too in it. Whose sweetness stole upon my raptur'd ear, sanctifyed, and the ende cuerlastynge life. For the rewarde

Potherby. Atheomania, (1626.) p. 5. Not such the thanks that Bradamant would pay

of sinne is death; but eternal lyfe is the gyfte of God thorowe To him she loves, on this or entful day. Jesus Christ oure Lorde.- Bible, 1551. Ib.

E'VERY. Anciently written everich, ever-each; Hoole. Orlando Furioso, b. XXV. For evermore ye schulen have pore men with you, and ever, and the old English ich or ig, now pronounced The man of faith thro' Gerar doom'd to stray,

whanne ye wolen ye moun do wel to hem, but ye shulen not i or y, A nation waiting his erentful way,

evermore have me.-Wiclif. Mark, c. 14. His fortune's fair companion at his side I loved never by no discretion,

Thys man come the verthe day byuore the kynge there, The world his promise, Providence his guide. But ever folwid min appetit.

And he gef hem large gyftys, euere as hii wurthe were.

R. Gloucester, p. 192.
Lunghorn. The Origin of the Veil.
Chaucer. The Hif of Bathes Prologue, v. 6205.

For the Deneys come agen, and in cuerycke ende Creating a new paper currency, founded on an eventual The joye of God, he sayth, is perdurable, that is to sayn, sale of the church lands.-Burke. everlasting.-Id. The Tale of Melibeus.

Hym worrede her & ther, that he nuste wuder wonde.

Id. p. 294. By this fortunate principle (novelty] we are eventually And in a tour, in anguish and in wo,

For my god heo louede me, & now he habbeth euerydel, roused from that lethargic state in which customs and ha- Dwellen this Palamon and eke Arcite,

He nul not geue me of myn owne mid god herte a mel. bits, whether national or personal, would have for ever de- For evermo, ther may no gold hem quite.

Id. p. 35. tained us.-Cogan. Ethical Treatise. On the Passions, pt.i.c.1,

Id. The Knighles Tale, v. 1009.

An quoynte tour hii lete make euerydel of tre
Remembre wel, and beare it in your minde
EVENTERATE. Fr. Eventrer; from Lat.

Vp four weoles also strong as hii mygte be.--Id. p. 408.
Al your felawes and ye must come in blewe
Venter, the belly.
Euerlyche able, your maters for to sewe.

A message tille him nam vnto Normundie, To take out the belly, the bowels or entrails ; to

Id. The Assemblie of Ladies. Teld William eueridele of Malcolme robberie.

R. Brunne, P.

78. debowel.

And thus for suche a cooke

I maie go fastinge euermo.-Gower, Con. A. b. vi. In the valley of Anania about Trent, in a bear which the

Bisor tham euerilkone he told Kyng Richerie, hunters erenteraled or opened, I beheld the young ones with And forto loken enermore,

Ded is Kyng William.

Id. p. 149. all their parts distinct, and not without shape, as many It hath and shall ben cuermore,

Quickliche cam a catchepol, and craked a two here legges conceive.Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. iii. c. 6. That of knighthode the prowesse

And here armes after. of ever ich of tho theoves.
Is grounded vpon hardiness

Piers Plouhman, p. 343.
EVENTILATE, v. 1 Lat. Eventilare, atum, Of hym that dare well vndertake.--Id. Ib. b. iv.
Eventila'TION. B (e, and ventus, wind,) to

And Jhesus ghede abovte al Galilee techinge in the synaWhereupon they that were ever apte for the warres, and eventilate ; which Cockeram explains, to winnow, redy to do all thinges, beganne to bee ioyfull that wyth the

gogis of hem and preachynge the Gospel of the kyngdome,

and heelynge erery langour, and ech sicknesse, among the to blow wind: as in Digby,--to sift.

losse of their baggage, they had preserued their disciplyne pepie.-Wiclif. Matthew, c. 3.

accustomed in the warres. I cannot forbear to touch another circumstance which

Brende. Quintus Curtius, fol. 152. He wolde thresh, and therto dike and delve, might seem at first to be a miracle of Nature, beyond the

Clar. Aptly have you styld it

For Christes sake, for euery poure wight,
causes which I have alledg’d; but having well eventilated
it we shall find that it depends upon the same principles.
A providence, for ever in chaste loves

Withouten hire, if it lay in his might.
Such majesty hath power.

Chaucer, The Prologue, v. 515.
Digby. The Sympathélick Powder.

Ford. The Fancies, Chaste and Noble, Act v. sc. 2. The mother was an elfe by aventure
Now for the nature of this heat, it is not a destructive vio.
Whereas they say that God called it an everlasting cove-

Ycome, by charmes or by sorcerie,
lent heat, as that of fire, but a generative gentle heat, joined
nant: it is certain that even amongst the Jews, the word

And everich man hatith hire compagnie. with moisture, nor needs it air for eventilation. everlasting did not always signitie infinitely, but to a certain

Id. The Man of Lawes Tale, v. 5176. Howell, b. i. S. 6. Let. 35.

definite period. For the law relating to the land of their Gret chere doth this noble senatour (It is an opinion of some moderns) that it (vital flame) re- possession, in which God promised them an ererlasting in- Toking Alla, and he to him also; quires constant erentilation, through the trachea and pores

heritance; as their possession of the land is everlasting, so Everich of hem doth other gret honour. of the body for the discharge of a fuliginous and excremenis the covenant, and they expired together.

Id. The Man of Lawes Tale, 5.5102. titious vapour.---Bp. Berkeley. Siris, s. 205.

Bp. Taylor. Rule of Conscience, b. ii. c. 2. Rule 1.

Now ben these listes made, and Theseus
Ham. Oh that this too, too solid flesh, would melt,

That at his grete cost arraied thus
E’VER. A. S. Æfre, semper, (Af-ere.) By Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew:

The temples, and the theatre everidel, usage equivalent to

Or that the everlasting had not fixt

Whan it was don, him liked wonder wel.
At all or any time or times, whether a point
His cannon 'gainst seife slaughter. O God, O God!

Id. The Knighles Tale, v. 2093. of time or the duration or continuance of time.

Shakespeare. Hamlet, Act i. sc. 2.

Hir frendes wisten all wele, Also, (generally) any.

But since now safe ye seised have the shore,

That it was falshede euerydele.-Gower. Con. A. b. vii. Ever is much used in composition.

And well arrived are, (high God be blest!)
Let ys deuise of ease and euerlasting rest.

So that I wol nothing forbere,
For particular usages of Everlasting, see the

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. i. c. 12.

That I the vices one and one quotations from J. Taylor, and Barrow.

Ne shall the shewe euerychone.

Id. Ib. b. i. But it will everlastingly rebound

Unto the glory and benignity
A batayle ther was while in the contre of Rome,

Therein the merry birdes of every sorte
Of Britain's mighty monarch, that thou wert

Chaunted alowd their chearefull harmonee,
The meste that ever was, as me hath herd y lome.

By him advanced for thy great desert.
R. Gloucester, p. 9.

And made emongst themselues a sweete consort,

Daniel. On the Earl of Devonshire. That quick’ned the dull spright with musicall comfort. Thys holy man Seyn Athelwold bulde there vaste, Nothing could make me sooner to confess

Spenser, Faerie Queene, b. ii. c. 5 And a uayre abbey ther bygan, that euerest ath ylaste.

That this world had an everlastingness.
Id. p. 281.

But above all, an every day care for the drying up of the

Donne. Of the Progress of the Soul. great fountain of leprosie in the heart. That Londone he ys now ycleped, and worth euermo.

Hammond. Works, vol. iv. p. 508. Id. p. 44.

The conscience, the character of a God stampt in it, and We bere the and thyne euermore truage.-Id. p. 47. lastingness.- Feltham, Resolve 64. the apprehension of eternity, do all prove it a shoot of ever- And the whole drifte of his discourse is this, that Christ

being both God and man, by the nature and substance of his Tuo dukes and tuo hisshopes for puer toke ther leue So, Prudentius, --- Eternal worms, and unextinguished his manhoode, and truth of his body, is onely in one place

Godhed is euerywhere; but by the nature and substance of The kyng was alle affraied, ther dede gan him greue. flames, and immortal punishment is prepared for the erer. R. Brunne, p. 16.

and not in more.--Jewell. Defence, p. 88. nerer dying souls of wicked men.---Bp. Taylor, vol. i. Ser. 3. A werreour that were wys, desceyt suld puer drede.

Euery thing is endowed with such a natural principle, Wele more on the nyght, than opon the day,

First, I shall readily grant, that the words for ever and whereby it is necessarily inclined to promote its own preIn mirke withouten sight wille enmys mak affray.

erer-lasting, do not always in Scripture signify an endless servation and well being.--Wilkins. Natural Religion. Id. p. 176.

duration, and that this is sufficiently proved by the instances

alledged to this purpose. But then, secondly, it cannot be And sone after thi daies the reame salle men se

So that he (Jesus] himself was obliged to proceed with denied on the other hand, that those words are often in Gouerned thorgh aliens kynde, and euermore.--Id. p. 37. Scripture used in a insger sense, and so necessarily to signifie Saint Paul everywhere 'speaks of the design to save the

much caution in opening the extent of his commission, and So that non go to Galys. bote it be fore prere. an interminable and endless duration.

Gentiles as the profoundest mystery, as that which had Piers Plouhman. Vision, p. 70.

Barrow, vol. i. Ser. 35.

been kept secret since the world began. Ererlastinguess, that may reach to us and our posterity to

Ilurd. Works, vol. vii. Ser. 33. Our borlies again to risen right as we been here

all generations.-Wilkins. Natural Religion, b. i. c. 13. And the lus cuerlastinge freres wyin for her pryde.

E'VES. See Eaves.
Id. Crede. EVERSE, v. Fr. Evertir, eversion ; Lat.

Nay quath Conscience clerkes wyten the sothe
Eve'rson. - Evertere, eversus, to turn out. EU'Guen.

The Yeu-tree, (qv.)
That mede ys erernlore a mesnicuour of le.

EVE'RT, v.
Id. l'ision, p. 52.

To overturn, to overthrow.

Long he them bore above the subject plaine, [The third hypothesis) is that of Mr. Hohhs, that memory And it was don, whare thei walidon in the weye: a

So farre as cu ghen bow a shaft may send, is nothing else but the krowledge of decaying sense, which Till struggling strong did him at last constraine men seide to hym, I schal sue thee whider (upp thou go.

is made by the reaction of one body against another; or, as Wiclij. Luk, c. 9.

To let them downe before pis fightes end. hic expresses it in his II umane Nature, a missing of parts in

Spenser. Faerie Queene, bl. c. 11,

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Evidence, the noun, is sometimes applied to the Evidence signifies that which demonstrates, makes clear, The winged shaft predestin'd for the deed:

or ascertains the truth of the very fact or point in issue person who gives evidence, who bears witness or

either on the one side or on the other. Then to the stubborn eugh her strength apply'd :

Till the far distant horns approach'd on either side.

Blackstone. Commentaries, b. ill. c. 23.
Dryden. Virgil. Æneid, b. xi.
These aren euydences. quath Hunger, for hem that wolle

E'VIL, n. Ger. Ubel; Dut. Evel; A.S.

Fr. Evincer ; Lat. Evincere, nat swynken.—Piers Plouhman,

Elvil, udj.
Evi'ction. evictum, (e, and vincere, to con- Lytel Lowis my son I perceiue well by certaine euidences EvLLY. Greek etymologies have been
Evi'nce, v.
quer,) which Vossius thinks thyne abilite to learne sciences, touching nõbres and pro-

Evi'NCIBLE. may be formed from vik-uv, by porcions.---Chaucer. Of the Astrolabie.

unsatisfactory. Wachter thinks it possible that Evi'ncement. a transposition of the two first And then all the darkenesse of his misknowing, shall the Ger. Bal, cruciatus, may be the root of ubel ; letters and prefixing v. Literally, evince is,

seeme more euidêtly to the sight of his vnderstanding, then and then the Goth. Bail-yan, torquere, to twist, To overpower, to overthrow; and also, met. the sunne ne semeth to the sight without forth.

Chaucer. Boecius, b. ii. to wring, (past part. wrony,) will evidently be the (sc.) in argument, and thus to prove, to shew; and

origin of the Goth. U bils; supplying an etymoerict is also to prove (upon trial) to be guilty, to

Thus with your high reuerence,
Me thinketh that this euidence,

logy similar in the cause of the application of the adjudge or sentence to be guilty; to adjudge to

So as this point, is suffisant. Gower. Con. A. b. i. word to that which Tooke has given for wrong. be forfeited; and hence, to expel from possession.

We have still the Goth. Bail-yan, subsisting in

& for that ylke white cerue was an euydent token of her O Saviour, distance was no hinderance to thy work; why martirdome, therfore alle men and women hadden greet the English word bale, (qv.) And evil may be, as should the demoniack be brought to thee? Was it that this deuocion in her wordus; and in alle her doyngus,

bale has been, explaineddeliverance might be the better ericted, and that the be- Account of St. Wenefride. See R. Brunne, p. cxcviii. Torture, writhing, wretchedness, misery, (wickholders might see it was not for nothing that the disciples were opposed with so refractory a spirit ?

And in this wise, the Greekes despeired

edness ;) that which causes (injury,) mischief, Bp. Hall. Cont. The Stubborne Devill Ejected. Dempt plainly by tokens euident.

calamity, ruin, destruction.

Lidgate. The Story of Thebes, pt. iii.
There are two cautions to be added to make the rule per-

A. S.“ Ac alyse us of yfle," (Wiclif,) “ But defect. !. That if the disciple relying upon his master's

With that Nichomacus, Metron, and Cebaltinus weare lyvere us from yval.
authority, more than his own ability to judge, ask the doc- broughte forth, euery one of themi geuing in euidence that Evil is much used prefixed.
tor, whether upon his knowledge and faith that argument they had spoken afore, yet appeared it not by anye mau's
does evict the question; it, &c.
tale that Philotas was priuie to that conspiracye.

Thurghe evelle conceille was slayne fulle snelle, (quick,)
Bp. Taylor, Rule of Conscience, b. I. c. 2.

Brende. Quintus Curtius, fol. 161.

The Duke of Gloucestre, the Erle of Anundelle.

R. Gloucester, p. 593 Now, for the eviction of this, these two mediums are to Nothinge wyl be hidden from him that asketh wt mekebe taken.-Id. Of the Real Presence, ş 11. nesse, seketh in faith, and in prayer desyreth the glory of

Of him in holy kirke men said enelle sawe the Lord. Euident wyll those secrete mysteryes be vnto

His stepmoder Juwet he weddid agayne the lawc. If out of simplicity, or gross ignorance, a man shall take hym whyche are preuylye hydde vnto other vndre darke

R. Brunne, p. 20. upon him to maintain a contradiction to a point of faith, ambages and parables.-Bale. Image, Pref. being ready to relent upon better light, he may not be thus

Wherfor the clergy
branded : eviction and contumacy must improve his error

Gaf a grete cursyng on whilk of tham so brak,
Yet ye so blinde,

ye vnderstande not your owne
to be heretical.-Bp. Hall. Cases of Conscience, Dec. 3. c. 5.

Bigan a wikked thing, that euelle bituex than spak. case, nor your neighbor's miserie, nor the ruine of the whole

Id. p. 147 common welth, which doth euidently folowe, your so fowle It is no more disparagement to our reasons, that they and detestable sedition.-Sir J. Cheeke. Hurt of Sedition. cannot erince those sacred articles by their own unaided

A good man bryngith forth gode thingis of good tresoure, force, than it is a disgrace unto them that they cannot know Som. And on my side it is so well apparallid,

and an yvel man bryngith forth yvel thingis of yrei tresoure. that there are such things as colours, without the help of our

Wiciij. Mull. c. 12. So cleare, so sbining, and so euident, eyes; or that there are sounds, without the faculty of hear- That it will glimmer through a blind man's eye.

A good man out of ye good treasure of hys hert, bryngeth ing.-Glanvill, Ess. 5.

Shakespeare. I Part Hen. VI. Act ii. sc 6.

forth good thinges. And an euyll man oute of hys euell Give me but a little leave, and you shall see by what tes

treasure bryngeth forth euell thyuges.-Bible, 1551. 16.

Down on my bed my loathsome self I cast, timonies, confessions, arguments, I will cvince it, that most The bed that likewise gives in evidence

Now, Dame, quod he, let all passe oute of mind : men are mad.-Burton. Democritus to the Reader.

Against my soul, and tells I was unchaste,

Come down, my life, and if I have missaid,
They are in themselves highly reasonable and useful to

Tells I was wanton, teils I follow'd sense.

God helpe me so, as I am eril apaid. their ends, and evincible by true reason to be such.

Daniel. The Complaint of Rosamond.

Chaucer. The Marchantes Tale, v. 10,266. Hale. Origin. of Mankind, p. 62. God will judge the world in righteousness, viz, with im- And right so as by richesses ther comen many gondes, Now if these ways of secret conveyance may be made out partial equity. To evidence this, let us consider the Judge right so by poverte come ther many harmes and eviles : for to be really practicable, yea if it be erincible, that they are

in the three great qualifications of his wisdom, justice, and gret poverte constreineth a man to do many erils. as much as possibly so, it will be a warrantable presumption power.-Glanrill, Ser. 8.

Id. The Tale of Melibeus. of the verity of the former instance. Glanvill. The Vanity of Dogmatizing, c. 21.

And now most euidently in your replie, yea this very Or els if it be longe on you,

answer of yours to this article, verifyeth the same to haue The soth shal be preued nowe, That horrid proneness of man's will to all vice, that inun

place in you, whiche in this 20th article is ascribed to the To stoppe with your euylt worde. Gouer. Con. A. by.
dation of lewdness with which such an unresisted facility,
Anabaptists.-Whitgift. Defence, p. 47.

Indeed, then said the Prince, the erill donne
or rather such an uncontrouled predominance has spread
itself over the whole world, is a sad, but full eviction of this
I call that physical certainty, which doth depend upon

Dies not, when breath the body first doth leane,
fatal truth.-South, vol. iv. Ser. 5.
the evidence of sense, which is the first and highest kind of

But from the gransire to the nephewe's sonne, evidence, of which human nature is capable,

And all his seede the curse doth often cleaue,
Thus said the dame, and smiling thus pursu'd :

Wilkins. Natural Religion, bæi. c. 1. Till vengeaunce utterly the guilt bertaue:
I see, tradition then is disallow'd,

So straitly God doth iudge.
When not evinc'd by Scripture to be true;
Indeed, now after his death, his resurrection was also

Spenser. Faerie Qurene, b.ii. c. 8.
And Scripture, as interpreted by you.

commonly required to be believed as a necessary article,
and sometimes solely insisted on: it being a mark and un-

All keepe the broad high way, and take delight
Dryden. The Hind and the Panther.
doubted evidence of his being the Messiah, and necessary

With many rather for to goe astray,
I answer, that to my present purpose it is not needful, in now to be believed by those who would receive him as the And be partakers of their ewill plight,
this place, to make use of arguments, to evince the world to Messiah.-Locke. The Reasor.ableness of Christianity.

Then with a fewe to walke the rightest way;
be finite, both in duration and extention ; but it being at

O foolish men! why haste ye to your owne deca? least as conceivable as the contrary, I have certainly the The effect of this divine assistance, evidenced itself in a

Id. ib. b. i. c. 10. liberty to suppose it, as well as any one hath to suppose the very visible and remarkable manner in the primitive times,

Read therefore who it is which this hath wrought, contrary.-Locke. Os Ilum. Underst. b. ii. c. 14. by the sudden, wonderful, and total reformation of far

Alid for what cause; the truth distouer plaisie,
greater numbers of wicked men, than ever were brought to
The evincement thereof may give rise to many trials,

For neuer wight so erill did or thought,
repentance by the teaching and exhortations of all the phi-
that may enrich the history of cold.

But would some rightfull cause pretend, theneh rightly losophers in the world.--Clarke. On the Evidences, p. 331.

Boyle. Works, vol. ii. p. 499.

Id. Ib. b. iv. c. 12.
If it might be allowed me, I would fain distinguish all
And give me leave to tell you, that it is no weak prince-

Is yon despis'd and ruinous man, my Lord,
ment of my passion for, and concern in, your happiness,

miracles into providential and eridential ones; those should Full of decay and fayling? Oh monument,

be er idential ones, which God enables men to work in order
that I can refrain envying you, whilst every packet almost

Aud wonder of good deeds euilly bestowl.
to gain belief, and which they know beforehand they shall
brings me the news of the great things you do and are un-

Shakespeare. Timon of Athens, Act iv. sc 3.
work : these are such miracles as Moses and our Saviour
dertaking; whilst unhappy I am condemned to lead an use-

The apostle hath taught how wee should feast not in the less life in a country, where I can scarce get time to think of wrought, and other prophets, and such as we have all along

been speaking of.--Bp. Fleetwood. On Miracles, p. 229. leuen of enilnesse, but in the swert douyh of pritje ard chemistry, much less opportunities to improve it.

truih.--Lisle. Du Bartas, pt. ii. Serm. ou Easler-tity, Id. ib. vol. vi. p. 54.

For even the Angels stoop down and pry into the myste-
From dearth to plenty, and from death to life,

ries of God, and particularly that of the incarnation, as it is The moral goodness and congruity, or prilneis, infiness,
Is Nature's progress when she lectures man
in 1 Pet. i. 12. Therefore they do not fully and evidentially

and unseasonableness of moral and natural actions, which In heav'nly truth ; evincing, as she makes

know them, for these are the postures not of those who falls not within the verge of a brutal faculty.
The grand transition, that there lives and works
know already, but of those that endeavour to know.

Hale. Origin. of Mankind, s. 1. c. 2.
A soul in all things, and that soul is God.

South, vol. ix. Ser. 11.

But the unbelieving Jeweg stirred up the Gentiles and
Couper. The Task, b. vi.
But Sir Henry Vane so truly stated the matter of fact

made their mindes evil affected against their bretheren.

Bille. Acle xiv. 2.
F'VIDENT, adj. Lat. Evidens, (e, and relating to the treaty, and so eridently discovered the design
E'VIDENCE, n. videns, from videre, to see ;
and deceit of the King's answer, that he made it clear to us,

Qu. No, he assurd, you shall not finde me (daughter) that by it the justice of our cause was not asserted, nor our

After the slander of most stepmothers,
E'VIDENCE, v. Gr. E18-Eiv.) To evidence ;
rights secured for the future.--Ludlow. Mem. vol. i. p. 232.

Euill-ey'd vnto you.- Shakesp. Cymbeline, Act i. sc. 2.

To show clearly, to make

That which hath in it a fitness to promote this end its clear, to the sight; to make

No idea, therefore, can be undistinguishable from another,

from which it ought to be different, unless you would have own preservation and well-being) is called good. And on EVIDENTLY. manifest, to discover clear

it different from itself; for from all other it is evidently the contrary, that which is apt to hinder it is called evil. ly; to make plainly certain; to ascertain, to prove. different.-Locke. Of Hum. Underst. b. c. 29. 8. 5.

Wilkins. Natural Religion, t.

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