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express clearly, to illustrate; to interpret or ex- Behold a group of figures awe create,

Hereupon also are grounded those evangelical commands, Set off with all th' impertinence of state ;

explicatory of this law as it now standeth in force; that as pound; to expose, to lay open.

By lace and feather consecrate to fame,

we have opportunity we should do good unto all men, espeThe Constantinopolitan, or horse-chesnut, is turgid with Expletive kings, and queens without a name.

cially unto them who are of the household of faith; that we buas, and ready to explain its leaf.

Churchill. The Rosciad. should abound in love one toward another, and towards allEvelyn. Letter to the Secretary of the Royal Society.

men, &c.-Barrow, vol. i. Ser. 25. The strong figurative language so characteristic of the But yet, what are the instruments of sensitive perception, apostle's style, should inspire caution. In the impetuosity If it be said, "the understanding hath an implicit know. and particular convers (convevers) of outward motions to of his thoughts, he despises expletives, or paraphrastic dic-ledge of these principles, but not an emplicil, before this first the seat of sense, is diflicult to find; and how the pure mind tion.-Coyan. On the Passions. Theol. Disq. Note F. hearing," (as they must, who will say, " that they are in the can receive information from things that are not like itself,

understanding before they are known,") it will be hard 10 nor the objects they represent, is, I think, not to be ext- EXPLICATE, v. Fr. Erpliquer ; It. Es. conceive what is meant by a principle imprinted on the una plained.-Glanvill, Ess. 1.

E'XPLICATE, adj. plicare ; Sp. Explicar : capable of understanding and assenting tirmly to such pro.

derstanding implicitly; unless it be this, that the mind is And thus it is symbolically expluinable, and implieth pu

E/XPLICABLE. Lat. Explicare, to unfold, positions.-Locke. Hum. Underat. b. i. c. 2. rification and cleanness, when in the burnt offerings the Explica'tion. to untwine, or untwist, priest is commanded to wash the inwards and legs thereof EXPLICATIVE.

The baptismal creed, I say, must of necessity contain in water. -Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. v. c. 21.

-(ex, and plicare; Gr.TIXek. explicitly in it at least all the fundamentals of faith. EXPLICATORY. Eiv, to knit, to intertwinc.)

Clarke. On the Trinity, Introd. If he once willed adultery should be sinful, and to be Expli'cit.

To unfold, to untwine punisht with death, all his oinnipotence will not allow him


Otherwise,' surely, the knowledge of this article could but to will the allowance that his holiest people might as it were

or untwist, to evolve ; to

very obscurely be gathered from the bare writings of Moses by his own antinomie, or counter-statute, live unreproved in

EXPLICITNESS. explain; to make straight and the prophets, and consequently was by no means rethe same fact as he himself esteemed it, accorriing to our or plain, clear or manifest.

ceived with that explicitness in the ancient Jewish church, common empluincrs.- Millon. Of Divorce, b. ii. c. 3.

that it is now in the Christian.-South, vol. iv. Ser. 7. I demanded of him who was to explain them ? the Papists, 'be most probable, that (that is to say in Tertullian) should And Tertullian therfore, beyng red thus, as appeareth to

Besides, it is not explicable upon any grounds, that can be I told him, would explain some of them one way, and the be onely referred to the explicació of the first (this.)

avowed, why the Nabob, who could afford to give these bills Reform'd another; the Remonstrants and Anti-Remon

Bp. Gardner. Of the Presence in the Sacrament, fol. 42.

as a present to Mr. Hastings, could not have equally given strants gave them different senses; and probably the Trini- |

them in discharge of the debt, which he owed to the contarians and Unitarians will profess, that they understand Then I beseeched her to explicate without delay, wherein pany.--Burke. Report of a Coinm. on the Afairs of India. not each other's explications.

true happinesse consisteth. To which she answered, I will Locke. Vindication of Christianity, fe. willingly doe so for thy sake.

The wrong explications of this poem, (Horace, Art of And therefore, unless he can show his authority to be the

Boetius. Philosophicall Comfort, b. iii. p. 51.

Poetry,) have arisen, not from the misconception of the sub

ject only, but from an inattention to the method of it. sole erplainer of fundamentals, he will in vain nake such a We must suppose her (the Church] to be a building, and

Hurd. Works, vol. i. Introd. pudder about his fundamentals. Another explainer, of as that she relies upon the foundation, which is therefore supgood authority as he, will set up others against them.-Id.lb. posed to be laid before, because she is built upon it, or (to

But, if the type had been designed to carry a single sense, The ill effects that were like to follow on thore different allegory of building and foundation, it is plainly thus. make it more esplicate) because a cloud may arise froin the

and kings had been that sense, as epplicatory of hills, it had

been very preposterous to give the interpretation of the explanations (of the Trinity] made the bishops move the king to set out injunctions requiring them to see to the repressing

Bp. Taylor. Liberty of Prophesying, s. 1.

type, and then to interpret the interpretation, unless the ex

pression had been so guarded as to convey this purpose in of error and heresy with all possible zeal, more particularly Thus was his person made tangible, and his name utter- the most distinct manner.-Id. Ib. vol. v. Ser. 11. in the fundamenial articles of the Christian faith: and to, able, and his mercy brought home to our necessities, and watch against and hinder the use of new terms or new ex- the mystery made explicate, at the circumcision of this holy Except a man be born again of the Spirit, we read in ex. planations in those matters.-Burnet. Own Time, an. 1698. babe. -Id. The Great Exemplar, pt. i. 8. 5.

press language," he cannot see the kingdom of God," na

words can be more explicit. They mean regeneratiou by Yet to such as are grounded in the true belief, these ex- Though we can never get a complete idea of the divine grace, or what else do they mean. planntory creeds, the Nicene and this of Athanasius, might regiment, yet we may attain such a notion thereof as may

Knox. Christian Philosophy, s. 53. perhaps be spared; for what is supernatural, will always be render it evidently credible, and in some kind explicable. a mystery in spite of exposition.--Dryden. Rel. Laici, Pref.

Hale. Origin. of Mankind, p. 34.

After what your friend had published in the world, and With easy verse most bards are smitten,

what you had said yourself, 1:hought it incumbent npon me Because they think it's easy written;

In the explication of this question it is much insisted to tell you explicitly, and to repeat it, that I was not to be Whereas the easier it appears,

upon, that it be enquired whether, when we say we believe frightened. Warburton. Letters from Dr. Lowth. The greater marks of care it wears

Christ's body to be really in the Sacrament, we mean, that
body, that flesh, that was born of the Virgin Mary, that was

EXPLO'DE, v. of which to give an explanation

Fr. Exploder, erplauder ; Take this. Lloyd. Epistle to Mr. Colman. crucified, dead, and buried ?

EXPLO'DER. Lat. E.rplodere, to clap out

Bp. Taylor. Of the Real Presence, s. 1. This appears from what follows, which, by necessary con

EXPLO'sion. or off, (er, and plaudere, to struction, is erplonative of what went before.- Warburton.

How contrary it is to Christianity, and the nature of er. EXPLO'sive. clap or beat.) See APOf Julian's attempt to Rebuild the Temple, b. ii. c. 5.

plicative love; I appeal to those minds where grace hath PLAUD.

sown more charity --Feltham, pt. i. Resolve 24. On the one hand, to give a long catalogue of pictures and

To clap off, to drive off by clapping of hands; to statues, without explanatory observations, appeared absurd; And so here is forbidden, not only the outward act, but go or cause to go off, to expel,-with much noise; and on the other, to execute

such a work in a becoming the inward inclinations to murder, that is, an anger with and, generally, to expel or eject, to reject; to manner requires leisure, technical information, and the pen deliberation, and purpose of revenge, this being explicative drive out (of use or practice.) of a professed artist, perhaps of a Reynolds.

and additionall to the precept forbidding murder.
Eustace. Tour in Italy, vol. i. Pref. P.

Bp. Taylor. The Great Exemplar, pt. ii. s. 10.

Him old and young
EXPLA'T. Ex, and plat; Fr. Plesser, to

Exploded and had seiz'd with violent hands,
Again, if we look upon the supposition of Epicurus, and

Had not a cloud descending snatch'd him thence plashı, to bow, to fold or plait, (young branches) his explicator, Lucretius, and his advancer, Gassendus, hit w Unseen amid the throny.--"Milton. Paradise Lust, b xi.! one within another, (Cotgrave.)

many things must be taken for granted, that are not only

perfectly inevident to our sense, but altogether improbable. To unfold, to explain.

In vulgar nuptials

Hale. Origin. of Mankind, p. 10. Priority is exploded, though there be
While thou dost deale

A difference in the parties; and shall I,
Desired justice to the publique weale,
It (the doctrine of a life to come) must arise then either

His vassal, froin obscurity raised by him
from some universal explicite revelation, or a universal in-
Like Solon's selfe, erplat'st the knottie laws

To this so eminent lighi, presume i' appoint him With endlesse labours; whilst thy learning drawes stinct, or voice of nature.--Glanvill, Ser. 6.

To do, or not to do, this, or that.
No lesse of praise, then readers in all kinds
And that the earth shall be burnt, is as erplicitly affirmed,

Massinger. The Emperor of the East, Act ill. sc. 2.
Of worthiest knowledge, that can take men's minds.
B. Jonson. Epigram on Sir Edward Coke.
as any thing can be spoken.-Id. Pre-existence of souls. Oracles, omens, portents, were generally erploded; the old

fables of Elysian fields, and Pluto's kingdom, were grown EXPLETION. Lat. Explere, etum, to fill difficult, more remote from matter and humane observation,

The judgment (of speculative doctrine) is of itself more ridiculous, and given over to poets and painters as the same EXPLE'tive, adj. out, er, and plere, to fill, from and with less curiosity and explicitness declared in Scripture,

author (Cicero) informs us.- Law. Theory of Religion, pl. ii. E'XPLETIVE, n. the obsolete

Gr. Πλ-ειν,

as being of less consequence and concernment in order to As for the story of the Manucodiata, or bird of Paradise, EXPLETORY. whence (and-elv, God's and man's great end.

which in the former age was generally received and accepted Filled out, fulfilled or accomplished.

Bp. Taylor. Liberty of Prophesying, $ 12.

as true, even by the learned, it is now discovered to be a

falle, and rejected and exploded by all men : those birds beErpletive, -applied to certain words or syllables, Then her infallibility, as well

ing well known to have legs and feet as well as others. which seem to be used rather to fill out the line Where copies are corrupt or lame, can tell,

Ray. On the Creation, pt. i. Restore lost canon with as little pains, than add to the sense.

As truly explicate what still remains.

We must not take patience here for a willingness of dispo

Dryden. Religio Laici. sition to suffer, only where a man has no power to resist : They conduce nothing at all to the perfection of men's

according to the republican divinity of some scandalous natures, nor the expletion of their desires.

He himself allows that the air has a spring, whereby it is exploders of the doctrine of passive obedience.

Killingbeck. Ser. p. 374. able, when it has been violently compressed, to recover its While expletives their feeble aid do join,

due extension; the manner whereof, if he will intelligibly
And ten low words oft creep in one dull line.
explicule his adversaries, will have no great difficulty to

When to the startled ere the sudden glance
Pope. Ess. On Criticism. make out the spring of the air.- Boyle. Works, vol. i. p. 134.

Appears far south, eruptive through the cloud;

And following slower, in explosion vast,
To excuse these faults the swearer will be forced to con
Lastly; if whatever arises not from, and is not erplicable

The thunder raises his tremendous voice. fess, that his oaths are no more than waste and insignificant by the natural powers of lady be a miracle ; then every ani

Thomsor. Summer, words; deprecating being taken for serious, or to be under

Whose stately cities in the dark abrupt su od that he meaneth any thing by them; but only that he

Clarke. Third Reply to Mr. Leibnitz, p. 91. Swallow'd at once, or vile in rubbishi laid, niveth them as expletire phrases to plump his speech, and

Allife from that of a worm to that of a man is erplained,

A nest for serpents; from the red abyss fill up sentences.-Barrow, vol. i. Ser. 15.

New hills, explusive, thrown.

Id. Liberty, pt. i. and as I may so speak, the womerous works of the creation, It is true, the word succossor favoured those seizures by the observations of this author (Derham) lle trefore us as Among th' obscene, the violent, the false, excepe tha se thought an expletarile herit aine out of objects that create love and admiration, which, without such Of justice and religion, truth and peace, torin, but still to be limited to al estate of inheritance.

, us only with confusion and . He (Enoch) spake earploded, and from menac'd death Burnei. Reformativa, vol. i. b. ili. an. 1538.

Guardian, No. 175. To God withdrew. Glorcr. The Athenaid, b. XXX


South, vol. vi. Ser. 7.

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Thereat the multitude that stood around,

For the apostolical imposition of hands that there tras an Amonges other Daniel was on,
Sent up at once a universal roar
exploration of doctrine, and a profession of faith, the history

That was the wisest child of everich on,
Of boisterous joy: the sudden-bursting sound,

doth manifestly witness. Acis, xix.-Id. Impos. of Hands. For he the dremes of the king expouned,
Like the explosion of a warlike store

Wher as in Caldee clerk ne was ther non,
Of nitrous grain, th' afflicted welkin tore.

You are to know, that this your imployment is, for the That wiste to what sin his dremes souned.
West. Education. present, meerly exploratory and provisional, to give us a

Chaucer. The Monkes Tale, v. 14,16.
clear and distinct accompt of the present affairs, both how
Churches, play-houses, coffee-houses, all alike are des-
they stand at your arrival there, (being every day change-

But sothly yet, some expositours
tined to be mingled, and equalized, and blended into one
able,) and how they incline in the future.

Grounding hem vpon old aucthours,
common rubbish; and well-sifted and lixiviated, to crystal-

Reliquiæ Wottoniane, p. 496.

Baine that Cadmus the famous old man, &c. lize into true democratick, ezplusive, insurrectionary nitre.

Lidgate. The Story of Thebes, pt. 1.
Burke. A Letter to a Noble Lord. Percy, their explorator, wag let out like a raven, and sent
as a spy, to descry, by the best inducements he could find,

And than he speaketh of that and this,

And maketh his exposicion
Fr. n. Exploict, done, per-

whether the state took hold of their proceedings or not.
Explo'it n.

After his disposicion, formed, says Skinner, (q.d.)

Proceedings against Garnet, an. 1606.

Of that he wold.

Gower. Con. A. b. iv.
Explo'iting, n. erplicatum, (see Explicate,) It is surely very rare, as we are induced to believe frorn

The occasion of his epistle is thys: Dardanus did write or, according to Minshew, er

some enquiry of our own : from the trial of inany who have
been deceived; and the frustrated search of Porta, who,

vnto S. Auste for the exposició of those wordes that Christ pletum, (see ExplETE.) Menage, from explicare ; upon the explorement of many, could scarce finde one.

spake vnto the thefe saying: This daye shalt thou be with thus, explicitum, explict im, explectum, expletum,

Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. iii. c. 13. me in Paradyse.-4 Boke made by John Fryth, fol. 52. exploit

What cause so'er the wond'rous motion guide,

And also the tongue, which is rayson's exposytour, is deFr. Erploicter,--to perform, despatch; act, And press the ebb, or raise the flowing tide,

priued of his office as it appereth in them whyche are execute, achieve,” (Cotgrave.)

Be that your task, ye sages, to explore,

drunke, and them whyche haue greuous peynes in theyt Who search the secret springs of nature's power.

head, procedynge of replecion. I dwell with hem that proude be,

Rowe. Lucan, b. i.

Sir T. Elyot. The Castel of Hellh, b. iii. And full of wiles and subteltie;

The use lately proposed of our hydrostatical way of esplo- A definition is a perfect sentence, whereby the verie naThat worship of this worlde coueiten, ralion suggests to me another, which may be deduced from

ture of the thing itselfe, is set fourth and expounded.
And great nede connen expleiten,
it as a kind of corollary.--Boyle. Works, vol. v. p. 463.

Wilson. The Arte of Logike, fol. 37.
And gon and gadren great pitaunces.
Chaucer. Rom. of Ike Rose. Hark, his hands the lyre explore!

Il question happen to be moued touchinge the meaninge
Bright-ey'd Fancy, hovering o'er,

of a lawe, first of al we must see, what order hath been Wherfore I say, all the enuy, all the iangling, that welnie Scatters from her pictur'd urn

vsed in the like cases in times past. For the custome and people vpon my seruauntes maken efte, is rather cause of

Thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.

practise of the people, is the best expounder of the law. exploil, than of any hindring.--Id. Testament of Loue, b. i. But ah ! 'tis heard no more. Gray. Progress of Poery.

Jewel. A Replie lo M. Hardinge, p. 120. Admytte it to be thy foote, that is to say, thy seruaunte On the report of the cowardly explorers of the land, they

But for all yi ye expounders do differ in the declaration of or factour, whose seruyce thou canste not lacke for the ex- relapse again into their old delirium, " Wherefore hath the

the metaphor.--Caluine. Shorte Declaration upon Ps. 87. ploiture of suche atlayres, as thou hast to dooe in thys Lord brought us into this land, to fall by the sword, that our worlde.--Udal. Marke, c. 9. wives and children should be a prey ?"

As he that hath espyde a vermeill rose,

Warburton. Divine Legation, iv. 8. 6. To which sharpe thornes and briers the way forestall,
Suruiue, and tell the westerne world

Dare not for dread his hardy hand expose,
What we erployted hane :

But wishing it farre off his idle wish doth lose.
How that to Rome, amidst her roofe,

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. iii. c. 1.
The mayden sacke we gaue.

EXPO'RT, v. Fr. Exporter ; Lat. Expor-
Warner. Albion's England, b. iii. c. 16.

But whilst mild Eli and good Samuel were

Busied with age, and th' altars sacred care,
One act there is reported of his, when he was neither

To their wild sons they their high charge commit, generall, nor in any office at all, which he exploited in Thes

To bear or carry out.

Who expose to scorn and hate both them and it.
saly, not inferiour to any one of his other worthy deeds.
Holland. Plutarch, p. 329.
Exports,--articles of commerce carried out of

Cowley. The Davideis, b. iv.
She therefore besaught the Faerie Queene to assygne her

one country or place, and imported, or carried into, By vertue of this act, the great expositours of the law,

another. some one of her knights to take on him that exploit.

denie that any man is sacrosainct or inviolable: but (say Spenser. Faerie Queene. Letter to Sir W. Raleigh.

they) it is enacted only, That whosoever hurt any of them

Likewise glorious followers who make themselves as shall be accursed.-Holland. Lirius, p. 125.
The love and pleasure of hunting, carrieth men into trumpets, of the commendation of those they follow, are full

Which his faire tongue (conceit's erpositor)
mountains, woods, and forests ; through frost and snow, of inconvenience ; for they taint businesse through want of

Deliuers in such apt and gracious words, arter their game: shal not we then use the like sufferance secrecy; and they erport honour from a man, and make

That aged eares play treuant at his tales,
in the needfull exploils of warre, which pastimes, sports, and him a return in envie. --Bacon. Ess. Of Followers.

And younger hearings are quite rauished.
delights, are wont to draw and Petch out of us?
Whom, when their home-bred honesty is lost,

Shakespeare. Love's Labour Lost, Act ii. &c. I
Holland. Lirivs, p. 183.

We disembogue on some fair Indian coast :
He shewed himself (above all others) most forward in the Thieves, panders, paillards, sins of every sort,

And when we haue our naked frailties hid,
enterprize, as having contributed (for the exploiting of this Those are the manufacturers we export.

That suffer in exposure; let vs meet, service) two thousand dragines weight in silver, and two

Dryden. The Hind and the Panther.

And question this most bloody piece of work,

To know it further.
hundred targuets.---Id. Plutarch, p. 754.

Id. Macbeth, Act ii. sc. 3.
Being informed, that the English fleet was in great want of
To high exploits, the praises that belong
all sorts of naval stores, they (the Dutch) published a placart

And sets Thercite
Live, but as nourish'd by the poet's song,

to prohibit the exportation of them under severe penalties. A slaue, whose gall coines slanders like a mint, Lansdowne. To the Memory of Waller.

Ludlow. Memoirs, vol. ii. p. 4. To match vs in comparisons with durt,

To weaken and discredit our erpusure,
The spirit-stirring form
But this advance will be but little, and will always keep

How ranke so euer rounded in with danger.
of Cæsar raptur'd with the charm of rule
within the bounds which the risque and troublo of melting

Shakespeare. Troil. s. Cress. Act 1. sc. 3
And boundless fame; impatient for exploits,

down our coin shall set to it in the estimation of the exHis eager eyes upcast, he soars in thought

porter.-Locke. Concerning raising the Value of Money. This was that woman, this that deadly wound,
Above all height.

That Proteus prophecide should himn dismay;
Dyer. The Ruins of Rome.
The ordinary course of exchange being an indication of the

The which his mother vainely did expound
EXPLORE, v. Fr. Explorer; It. Esplo- likewise be an indication of the ordinary course of their
ordinary state of debt and credit between two places, must

To be heart-wounding loue, which should assay

To bring her sonne in bu his last decay.
ExplorATE, D. rare; Sp. Erplorar; Lat.
exports and imports; as these necessarily regulate that state.

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. iii. c. 4.
EXPLORATION. Explorare, i. e. ploratu ten-

Smith. Wealth of Nations, b. iv. c. 3.

Both himselfe (Julian) and the expounders of visions, tare animum, to try to affect The two prinsiples being established, however, that wealth

considering the present occasions, pronounced, that the day EXPLORATORY. the mind by weeping; as consisted in gold and silver, and that those metals could be EXPLO'RBMENT. they usually do who are enbrought into a country which had no mines, only by the following, which was the fouretecnth day before the kalend's

of Aprill should be well observed. EXPLO'RER.

balance of trade, or by exporting to a greater value than it deavouring to obtain pardon imported; it necessarily became the great object of political

Holland, Ammianus, p. 220. for an offence; or are earnest to accomplish any æconomy to diminish as much as possible the importation When all is said, it is a vain thing for any man to expect thing or purpose, (Vossius.) Hence, generally, of foreign goods for home consumption, and to increase as

a tolerable easy passage through this world, unless he have he adds, to seek or search, that you may learn. much as possible the exportation of the produce of domestic

the hopes of God's favour to support him under the multiindustry.--Id. 16. D. iv. c. I.

tude of evil accidents, which the state of human life will To seck, search or enquire into; to try or prove hy searching; to pry or examine into.

EXPO'SE, v. Fr. Exposer ; It. Esponere ; necessarily expose him to.—Sharp, vol. i. Ser. 9.


ExPU'S EDNESS. Sp. Erponer ; Lat. Exponere, The Duke of Monmouth, who understood what a rabble Then doth she see by spectacles no more,

was, and what troops were, looked on this as a mad exposing She hears not by report of double wpies;

EXPO'SING, N. (ex, and ponere; of uncertain

of themselves, and of their friends.
Herself in instants doth all things explore;
EXPOSITION. origin,) to put, place or set

Burnet. Oun Time, an. 1683.
For each thing's present. and before her lies.

Expo'sitor. out.
Daries. Immortality of the Soul. ExpO'SITORY. To put or lay out; put or

Nobody can think that any text of St. Paul's epistles has

two contrary meanings, and yet so it must have to two Not caring to observe the wind,

EXPOSURE. lay open, (sc.) to view, for different men, who taking two commentators of different
Or the new sea explore,

ExiO'UND, v. examination; to make clear sects for their respective guides into the sense of any one of
Snatcht from myselfe, how far behinde
Already I behold the shore.
EXPO'UNDER. or plain, to explain; to make the epistles, shall build upon their respective expositions.

Locke. Paruphrase on St. Paul's Epistles, Fref.
P. Beaumont. Of Loving at First Sight, known, to show openly, discover, disclose, make

manifest. They will neverthelesse exclude their hornes, and there

For those, who find they need help, and would borrow with explorate their way as before.

Expound, is, by general usage, to lay open, (sc.) light from expositors, either consult only those who have the Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. iii. c. 20. the meaning; and thus, to explain, to interpret.

good luck to be thought sound and orthodox, avoiding those

of different sentiments from themselves in the great and And since my refuter will find out a match for her out of

Thanne he lefte the puple, and cam unto an hous, and approved points of their systeins, as dangerous and not fit the chayre of exploration, why should we not dance at the hise disciplis camen to him and seider, erpowne to us the to be meddled with: or else with indifferency look into the weading.–Bp. Hall. Honour of the Married Clergie, b. ii. parable of taris of the felde.--Wiclif. Matthew, c. 13. notes of all commentators promiscuously.-Id. Ib.

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But he (King James) spoke in the style of a conqueror For if there had, the heathens, to whom he revealed it not, Some marke his words, as tokens fram d t expreses
who thought he was master, and therefore would limit him- could not have been thus without excuse; but might have The sharpe conclusion of a sad successe.
self by no promises, but such as were conceived in general rationally expostulated the case with their great Judge, and

Sir J. Beaumont. Bosworth Field
words, which might be afterwards expounded at pleasure. demurr'd to the equity of the sentence, had they been con-
Burnei. Own Time, an. 1693. demned by him.-South, vol. il. Ser. 7.

Seb. I perceive in you so excellent a touch of modestie,

that you will not extort from me, what I am willing to keep Then Mother Church did mightily prevail : The men too, as to different camps they go,

in: therefore it chargeth me in manners, the rather to She parcel'd out the Bible by retail: Join their sad voices to the public woe;

express myself.--Shakespeare. Twelfth Night, Act ii. sc. I. But still expounded what she gold or gave;

Impatient to the gods they raise their cry,
To keep it in her power to damn or save.
And thus expostulate with those on high.

Whereby [hieroglyphical pictures) they (the Ægyptians)
Dryden. Religio Laici.

Rowe. Lucan, b. ii. discoursed in silence, and were intuitively understood from The Jewish doctors and Pharisees, though they be hypo- Thus also he espostulates the case with us as pathetically,

the theory of their expresser.-Brown. Vuig. Err. b. V. c. 20. crites, and covetous, and vain-glorious men, yet since they with as much affection and earnestness, as a tender father

It is sufficiently justifiable out of old coins, inscriptions, succeed Moses and the Prophets, in being teachers and did with his rebellious son, Ezek. xxxiii. 11.

and express assertion, that the ancient character among the expounders of the law of God; ye ought to hearken and

Beveridge, vol. ii. Ser. 86,

Greeks was almost the same with that which is now the attend to their teaching.

The Queen sent the next day for the Duke of Marlborough,

Latins.---Selden. Illustrations of Poly-Olbion, a. 11.
Dr. Clarke. Paraphrase. Malther, xxiii. 2.
after some expostulations, she told him Harley should im-

All the gazers on the skies
And because we refuse to sacrifice to those, to whom we mediately leave his post, which he did within two days.

Read not in faire heaven's stone,
hall formerly done, we are made to suffer extreme tortures;

Burnet. Own Time, an. 1708.

Expresser truth, or truer glorie,
and being e Iposed to death, we rejoice, trusting that God
will raise us up through his Christ, and render us incorrup-great wisdom. Strype. Memorials, vol. ii. b. i. c. 22.

It was a long espostulatory letter full of freedom and as Than they might in her bright eyes.-B.Jonson, Epig. +0. tible, impassible, and immortal.

The defect in our tongue for the expressing of this, is s Sharpe. Def. of Christianity (from Justin Martyr,) p. 127. Are we not still children with all our beard and gravity little repair'd by the use of the word sent, and so read it thus,

about us, if we play till we quarrel! Our conduct, in this God having raised up his son Jesus, gave him commission So that, on the whole, the exposedness to guilt or blame

respect, is almost too absurd to admit of serious expostula- to bless us.-Hammond, Works, vol. iv. p. 525.
is left just as it was.-Edwards. On the Will, pt. ill. s. 3. tion.-KNOX, Ess. 119.

This (hieroglyphical pictures) many conceive to have been
Shall we then allow these two circumstances to compensate EXPRESS, v. Fr. Erprimer ; It. Espri- the primitive way of writing, and of greater antiquity then
each other, to wit, monastic vows and exposing of children,
EXPRE'ss, n. mere; Sp. Expressar ; Lat. letters; and thus indeed might

Adam well have spoken, who and to be unfavourable, in equal degrees, to the propagation

EXPRE'ss, adj. of mankind? I doubt the advantage is here on the side of

Exprimere, expressum, to

understanding the nature of things, had the advantage of aftiquity.-Hume, Ess. 11.


natural expressions.--Brown. Vulgar Errowrs, b. V. c. 20. press or squeeze out, (ex,

EXPRE'SSIBLE, and premere, to press or Eternal God, (for whom whoever dare
Amongst other expositions of which words, (in Zechariah,

ch. iv. ver. 11, and 12,) Junius and Turnovius interpret them,


Seek new expressions, do the circle square,

And thrust into strait corners of poor wit
to mean the various gifts and effisions of the Holy Spirit, EXPRE'SSING, N. To press or squeeze out, Thee who art cornerless and intinite)
which are by Christ derived upon the church.

EXPRE'SSIVE. force out by pressure; to I would but bless thy name, not name thee now.
Thompson. Sickness, Note.
EXPRESSIVELY. press or force out, (sc.) the

Donne. Upon the Translation of the Psalmu.
With these predictions of the Messiah, (predictions which

EXPRESSIVENESS. form or manner, the image ; by all espositors, Jews as well as Christians, by Rabbis of

You haue restrain'd yourselfe within the list of too cold

EXPRE'SSLY. later times as well as by the more candid and more knowing

and thus, to present or re- an adieu : be more expressire to them. Jews of earlier ages, are understood of the Messiah,) with EXPRESSMENT. present, to portray, to de

Shakespeare. Ali's Well that Ends Well, Act ii. sc. I. these predictions Balaam intermixes many brief but eloquent EXPRESSNESS. lineate or describe the image Nature also is most expressively set forth with a biformed asscrtions of the first principles of natural religion: the

EXPRESSURE. omnipotence of the Deity, his universal providence, and the

or likeness, to resemble. body, in reference to the differences betweene superior and immutahility of his counsels.

To press or force out; to utter or give utter

inferior bodies. Bacon. On Learning, by G. W'alo, b. ii. c. 13. Bp. Horsley. A Dissertation on the Prophecies. ance to; and thus, to present or represent, de- John Prideaux, an excellent linguist; but so that he would

make words wait on his matter, chiefly aiming at expressiteThis book may serve as a glossary or expository index to lineate or describe, the ideas or thoughts; to the poetical writers. declare them, show or exhibit them clearly ; in

nesse therein.-Fuller. Worthies. Devonshire. Johnson. Preface to his Abridged Dictionary. clear and firm marks or characters, terms or They were heathens, such as the Prophet speaks, had not They will regard with much more satisfaction, as he will words; in decisive language. And, generally

the knowledge of God's law, (viz.) in the fulness and ed contemplate with infinitely more advantage, whatever in his pedigree has been dulcified by an exposure to the influence To represent, to delineate, to describe, to signify pressness of it; and yet they repented.Glanrill, Ser. 9. of heaven in a long flow of generations, from the hard, or designate, to denote.

And now considering the expressness of all these places, I acidulous, metallic tincture of the spring.

Anerpress,-a messenger or message despatched, evaded than this.- 1a. Ser. 2.

cannot see but that any duty of religion may be more easily Burke. Letter to a Noble Lord.

for some express, i. e. some clear, direct or especial
But then, ko unusual an exposure of the globe of the eye

And therefore for want of such an expressness in the
Tequires for its lubricity and defence, a more than ordinary

meaning of this day's creation as is in the others, the protection of the eyelid, as well as a more than ordinary Lady, thy bountie, thy magnificence,

mystery thereof may well be look'd upon as sealed ard supply of moisture.-- Paley. Natural Theology, c. 16.

Thy vertue and thy gret humilitee,

locked up from vulgar sight, and thereby the niost concentTher may no tong expresse in no science.

ing things in the whole Cabbala. And, if neglect had lavish'd on the ground

Chaucer. The Prioresses Tale, v. 14,406.

More. Def, of the Philosophical Cabbala, App. c, 5.
Fragment of bread, she would collect the same;

Lo here espresse of wimmen may ye find,
For well she knew, and quaintly could expound,
That woman was the losse of all mankind.

By the colour of his beard, the shape of bis legge, the
What sin it were to waste the smallest crumb she found.

manner of his gate, the expressure of his eye, forehead, and Shenstone. The Schoolmistress.

Id. The Wif of Bathes Prologue, v. 6301.

complection, he shall finde himselfe most feelingly perBut wel I wot, espresse withouten lie,

sonated.---Shakespeare. Twelfth Night, Act ii. sc. 3. The Pundits are the expounders of the Hindu Law; in

God bad us for to wex and multiplie ;
which capacity two constantly attended the Supreme Court
That gentil text can I wel understond.--Id. Ib. v. 5609.

There is a mysterie (with whom relation
of Judicature, at Fort William.

Durst neuer meddle) in the soule of state;
Sir W. Jones. To Charles Chapman, Esq. Note. Redeth the Bible, and find it erpresly

Which hath an operation more diuine,
Of wine yeving to hem that haue justice.
EXPOSTULATE, v. Fr. Erpostuler ; It.

Then breath or pen can giue expressure to.
Id. The Pardoneres Tale, v. 12,520.

Id. Truil. & Cress. Act ii. &c. 3.

Espostulare ; Lat.

But for finall conclusion,

When St. John Baptist came preaching repentance unto
Expostulare, er, and 1 thynke a supplicacion,

Israel, the people asked him, saying, What shall we do! postulare, which Vossius thinks is from the obso. With plaine wordes and expresse,

meaning in what manner they should express their repent

Writte vnto Venus the Goddesse.-Gower. Con. A. b. viii. lete supine poscitum, (contracted into postum,) of

ance: Ilis answer was this, He that fath two coats, let him the verb poscere, i. e. aliquid pro potestate ac jure

It is not we that can fynde out the Almightye: for in power,

impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, les petere: to seek or demand authoritatively, or as equite, & ryghteousnesse, he is hyer thā can be expressed.

him do so likewise. --Sharp, vol. i. Ser. 4.

Bible, 1551. Job. a right.

We have shewn of time in particular, that it is so far from To demand or require, as a right; to remon.

For in those il. ch. is no such matter to be seene, neyther being consequent on God's existence, that it is absolutely

yet is ther any expresse doctryne of vowes in all the whole incompatible with it, and cannot be applied to it without a strate, as against an invasion of right; to dispute wurk containing ix. bokes.-Bale. Apology, fol. 117. express contradiction; the idea either of actual or possible on matter of right; to dispute, to discuss, to

But here muste we consider, wherfore God putteth this

change or succession necessarily accompanying all time, as debate; to investigate, to examine. name Face expressedly.--Caluine. Foure Godlie Sers. Ser. 4.

our author himself allows; and God's sole existence as De

cessarily excluding both.–Law. Enquiry, c. 2. p. 93. The reprobate (as obstinately ill)

Cæsar had expresselye commaunded him that he should
Expostulating blasphemy doe use,
not iovne battell with his enemies before suche time as he

All that knew him, when they read them, did without
And with their crimes would burden others still,

saw his armye neare vnto their camp, to th' intēt that assault any sort of doubting conclude that he (King Charles II.) Not to be cleard, but that they may accuse. might have ben made v pon them on al sides at ones.

never composed them: for he never read the Scriptures, nok Stirling. Doomes-day. The Tenth Houre.

Golding. Cæsar, fol. 17. laid things together, further than to turn them to a jest, .
I haue great cause to expostulate with you for this your
A mighty man and tyrannous of conditions, named Eboryn,

for some lively expression.--Burnet. Own Time, an. 1685.
as shall appeare by his condicions ensuynge, when the tymo
ynchristian, vnbrotherly, and most vniust handling of me.

Whitgift. Defence, p. 704.
convenyent of the expressement of them shall come.

Besides, the edges of these clouds are gilded with varios
Fabyan. Works, vol. i. c. 37.

and afrighting colours, the very edg of all seems to be of Gone. What I have done, sir, by the law of arms

pale fire colour, next that of a dull yellow, and nearer the 'Twixt his two mighty armes him vp he snatcht,

body of the cloud a copper colour, and the body of the cloud I can and will make good.

And crusht his carcase so against his brest,

which is very thick appears extraordinary black: and alto Ast. I have no commission That the disdainfull goule be thence dispatcht,

gether it looks very terrible and amazing even beyond Tu et postulate the act.

And th' idle breath all vtterly exprest.
Massinger. The Maid of Honour, Act iii. sc. 1.

expression.-- Dampier. Voyage, vol. ii. pt. iii. p.71.
Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. ii. c. 11.

“Is this," the serious said, " is this the man
The same er postulatinn that Jeptha makes with Gilead,

Thou shalt command
God asa at the same time makes with Israel: ye hade for
The Lydian Tmolus, and Campanian mounts,

Whose golden sayings, and immortal wit,

On large phylacteries expressive writ, saken me, and serued other Gods, wherefore should I deliuer

To nod their grape crown'd heads into thy bowls,

Were to the forehead of the rabbins tyd,
you any more? goe and cry into the Gods whom ye haue
Expressing their rich juice.

Our youth's instruction, and our age's pride.".
burued. ---Bp. Hall. Cont. Joptha.

Ford. The Sun's Darling, Act iv. sc. I.

Prior, Ron, b. 1

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The mrrrain at the end of the 3d Georgic) has all the When you have resigned, or rather consigned, your erpro- Which course Leo the Xth, and his successors followed, expi cosive ness that words can give it.

priated will (if I may so call it) to God, and thereby (as it until the Council of Trent, and the Spanish Inquisition Addison. On Virgil's Georgics. were) entrusted him to will for you; all his disposals of, and engendring together, brought forth, or perfected those cata

dispensations towards you are in effect the acts of your own logues, and erpurging Indexes, that rake through the enBut Lockhart and Cunningham, the two lawyers on whose will, with the advantage of their being directed and specified trails of many an old good author, with a violation worse opinion they depended chiefly, said, that a commission to

by him: an advantage that does at once assure you both of than any could be offer'd is his tomb.--Milton. Areopagitica. represent the king's person fell not under the notion of an

their rectitude and success.- Boyle. Works, vol. i. p. 255. office, and since it was not expressly named in the Acts of

What courses they have taken for the prohibiting of those Parliament, they thought it did not fall within the general EXPU'GN, v. From Lat. Expugnare, to beat, authors which they censure as heretical, and for the erpurg: words of all places and ofñces of trust." Burnel. Own Time, an. 1682. to overpower. Cotgrave has, “Expugner,-to ex

ing of those of their own, whom they dare not deface, I refer pugne, force, break open, or into by violence; win

my reader to the painfull and usefull observations of D. Now through the deep'ning wood's projected gloom,

James.-Bp. Hall. The Peace Maker, $. 20.
To Dido's Cave with devious step we come,

by assault; vanquish, conquer, overcome. Er-
Where the dim twilight of the arch above
pugnable, --expugnable, &c. Expugnateur,

It ought here to be remarked, that this mode of convic

tion not only concludes the party has failed in his expurgaSeems to express the queen's disastrous love.

expugner, &c. Expugnation,—an expugnation." Boyse. The Triumphs of Nature,

tory proof, but it is sufhcient also to subject to the penalties So far was Mr. For's bill from providing funds for it, as

Ouer and besides all this, secretlie and sleightlie they

and incapacities of the law the infant upon whose account suborned certain men, which when they could not expugne

the person has been so convicted. this ministry have wickedly done for this, and for ten times

Burke. Tracts on the Popery Law. worse transactions, out of the publick estate, that an erpress

him by arguments and disputations, should by intreatie and clause immediately preceded, positively forbidding any

faire promises, or any other meanes allure him to recanta- There are some annotations reprehensible in another point British subject from receiving assignments upon any part

tion: perceiuing otherwise what a great wound they should of view, which I should gladly have omitted, but they have of the territorial revenue, on any pretence whatsoever.

receiue, if the archbishop had stood stedfast in his sentence: so long retained their places, that such an expurgatory

and again on the other side, how great profit Burke. On the Nabob or Arcot's Debts.

ould they liberty seemed to me to be going beyond the bounds of my

get, is he as the principall standerd bearer should be ouer- “ limited service."— Boswell. Adv. to Shakespeure. This is a diphthong composed of our first and third vowels, thrown.-For. Mart. p. 1710. Recantation of Dr. Cranmer. and expressible, therefore, by them, as in the word Vaidya When the reuengefull flames of Troy, properly called

EXQUI'RE, v. Fr. Exquis; It. Esquisito , derived from Véda, and meaning a man of the medical cast: in Bengall it is pronounced as the Greek diphthong in Poi

Ilion, then the principall citie of all Asia, had perfected the E'XQUISITE. Sp. Exquisito; Lat. Exquimén, a shepherd, was probably sounded in ancient Greece.

more than tenne yeares' siege of the Grecians expugning of E'XQUISITELY. situs, from exquirere, to search Sir W. Jones. On the Orthography of Asiatic Words.

the same, then Æneas, &c.
Warner. Addition to the Sec. Book of Albion's Eng.

E'XQUISITENESS. out, (ex, and quærere, to
Tell how each beauty of her mind and face

Since the nasturtia are singly, and alone as it were, the

See Conquire.) Erquisite is,
Was brightened by some sweet, peculiar grace:

most effectual and powerful agents in conquering and ex- Sought, picked, culled, chosen or choice, select; How eloquent in every look

pugning that cruel enemy, it were enough to give the salet- and thus, excellent, perfect, exact, elaborate.
Through her expressive eyes her soul distinctly spoke. dresser direction how to choose, mingle, and proportion his
Liitelton. To Miss Lucy Fortescue. ingredients.-Evelyn. Discourse of Sallets.

Who hath ben there and liking for to here
As to any other method more agreeable to them than a

His second tong, and termes exquisite

EXPU'LSE, See Expell. congress, an alternative expressly proposed to them, they did

Of rethorike the practike he might lere hot condescend to signify their pleasure.

EXPU'NGE, v. Lat. Expungere, er, and

In brefe sermon.-Chaucer. The Testament of Creseide.
Burke. On a Regicide Peace, Let. 1.
EXPU'NCTION. pungere, to prick , properly

Askyng his journey first into Egypt, and afterward to
F'XPROBRATE, v. Lat. Erprobrare, (ex,

EXPU'NGING, N. (says Gessner) applied to Babylo, to learn perfectly the mouing of the planets, and to

searche out the beginning of the world, whereof it was made, EXPROBRA'Tion. and probrum, which sig letters, when they are struck out, puncto styli.

he (Pythagoras) aitained meruelous exquisite knowledge. nifies generally,-Any thing not consentaneous To strike out; to efface.

Golding. Justine, fol. 94. to virtue.)

Yet do thoy afford our junior capacities a frequent occa- Certesse it is great pity, that such fine wits so exquisitely To hold out, to show forth, as vicious, shameful sion of error, setling impressions in our tender memories, polished withal kinde of learning, and traded in so goodly or scandalous; to reproach or upbraid with.

which our advanced judgements generally neglect to expunge. lawes and institutions, should be so far ouer-seene as to
Brown. Yulgar Errours, b. i. c. 9.

commit so heinous an act.-Id. Ib. fol. 42.
He (Demetrius] was sente agayne vnto Hyrcanie his olde
There be also books which are partly usefull and excellent,

place of penaunce, and was rewarded with a payre of dyce partly culpable and pernicious ; this work will ask as many
of golde in ezprobration of hys chyldishe lightnesse.

Thy years determine like the age of man,
more officials, to make expurgations and expunctions, that
Golding. Justine, fol. 148.

That thou shouldst iny delinquencies exguire,
the common-wealth of learning be not damnyfied.
Millon. Of Unlicens'd Printing.

And with variety of fortunes tire.
The stork in heaven knoweth her appointed times, the

Sandys. Paraphrase of Job, p. 16,
turtle, crane, and swallow observe the time of their coming, Every step was to be made by a vote, against which many
but my people know not the judgment of the Lord. Wherein lords protested ; and the reasons given in some of their pro-

Of such whom Fame did most accomplish'd call to e.rprobrate their stupidity, he induceth the providence of testations were thought to be so injurious to the house, that

The naked snowes he seuerally perceived, storks. Now if the bird had been unknown, the illustration they were by vote ordered to be expunged; a thing that

Then drew th' idæa which his soul conceiued,
had been obscure, and the exprobratinn not so proper. seldom happens.-Burnet. Own Time, an. 1701.

Of that which was most exquisite of all.
Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. iii. c. 27.

Slirling. Avrora, son. 3.
Neither do they remember the many alterations, addi-
And long before this, it was so known a business that one tions, and e.rpungings made by great authors in those treatises By pencils this was exquisitely wrought;
city shonld have but one bishop, that Cornelius exprobrates which they prepare for the publick.-Swift.

Rounded in all the curious would behold :
to Novatus his ignorance.

Where life came out, and met the painter's thought, Bp. Taylor. Episcopacy Asserted, $ 43.

Is every word in the declaration from Downing-street, The force was tender, though the strokes were bold. concerning their conduct, and concerning ours and that of

Duvenant. Gondiberi, b. ii. c. 6. If the Church of Rome do vse any such kind of silly er

our allies, so obviously false that it is necessary to give probralion, it is no such vgly thing to the eare, that wee some new invented proofs of our good faith in order to ex

Howheit, the most probable opinion is, that they were so should think the honour and credit of our religion to receiue punge the memory of this porfidy?

called of separation; because they were or would seedit to thereby any great wound.

Burke. On a Regicide Peace, Let 3. bee separated from oihers : first, in cleanenesse of life; seHooker. Ecclesiasticall Politie, b. iv. $9.

condly, in dignitie; thirdly, in regard of the erouisiteness of EXPU'RGATE, v.

those obseruations, whereto they were separated. This chapter (Ezek. xvi. 30.) is the exactest history of the


Lat Expurgare, atun spiritual estate of the Jews, i.e. The elect of God, and the

Purchas. Pilgrimage, b. ii. c. 8. s. 3. powerfulest exprohration of their sins, that all the writings EXPURGATOR.

to cleanse out, (ex, and

Where greatness is to Nature's works deny'd,
under heaven can present to our eyes.

purgare, to cleanse, to

In worth and beauty it is well supply'd :
Hammond. Works, vol. iv. p. 561.


In a small space the more perfectivn's shown,
Yea, it will be a denial with scorn, with taunting erpro-

To cleanse or clear And what is exquisite in little's done.-Yalden. Insect.

E PU'RGE, v.
brations ; and to be miserable without commiseration, is
the height of misery --South, vol. i. Ser. 3.

out, to eject or expel.

His (the younger Pliny) ingenuous manner of owning it
What remonstrances concerning the gentleness, kindness,
The watry matter the two kidnies expurgale, by those (passion for fame} to a friend,

who had prompted him to

undertake some great work, is exquisitely beautiful, and and equity of his dealings, what exprobrations of their stub- emulgent veines, and vreteres.

raises him to a certain grandeur above the imputation of bornness and stupidity God did anciently make to Israel

Burton. Anatomy of Melancholy, p. 18.

vanity.--Spectator, No. 555. under that particular dispensation, (which yet in tendency That glosse would tel us more ; and so would Gratian and in representation may be deemed general) the same he himself, if their tongues were not clipt by a guiltie expurga- Christ suffered only the exquisiteness and heights of pain, might now use toward all mankind, under this universal tion.-Bp. Hall. The Old Religion, s. 3.

without any of those mitigations, which God is pleased to ceconomy.-Barrow, vol. iii. Ser. 39.

temper and allay it with, as it befalls other men; like a

And wise men cannot but know, that arts and learning man wbo drinks only the spirits of a liquor separated and Prophet Micha: addressing himself to his corrupt and

want this expurgatinn: and if the cours

of truth be per- extracted from the dull, unactive body of the liquor itself. idolatrous countrymen, amongst his other exprobrations, mitted unto itself; like that of time and uncorrected com

South, vol. iii. Ser. 9. ridicules, and, at the same time, instructs them, in this putations, it cannot escape many errors which duration still manner, Wherewith shall I come before the Lord, &c. enlargeth.--Brown. Vulgar Errours. To the Reader.

But can these men after all their confidence produce any one Warburton. Divine Legation, b. ix. Notes.

person in the world, who by the exquisiteness of his natural Henricus Boxhornius was one of the principal expurga- temper hath ever walked upon the waters, or poised himself EXPROPRIATE. I Lat. Ex, and proprius, tors.Jenkins. Hist. Et. of Councils, p. 6.

in the air, or kept himself from being singed in the fire. EXPROPRIA'TION. S perhaps from prope, (with

Stillingfeet, vol. i. Ser. 9. r inserted,) near.

After all your monkish prohibitions, and expurgatorious indexes, your gags and snames.

One altar erected by the late bishop, of the finest marbles, “ Pr. Exproprie,-expropriated, put from the

Milton. Animad. upon Remonstrants' Defence. chastest decorations, and best proportions, cannot fail to atpropriety of, deprived of all propriety in,” (Cot- Herein there surely wants erpurgatory animadversions,

tract the eye of the observer: it is erquisite in its kind, and grave.) whereby we might strike out great numbers of hidden qua

was, in our opinion, almost the only olject in the cathedral lities. Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. ii. c. 7,

worthy of attention.-Eustace. Classical Tour, vol. i. c. 7. The soul of mau then is capable of a state of much peace and equanimity, in the exterior bands and agitations ; but It was a rude kind of blasphemy, but not much more than It is the same in the present instance, molle atque facrtum, this capacity is rather an effect of the expropriation of our that which their severest men do say, and were never cor- i.e. a soft-flowing versification, and an exquisiicly finished reason, then a vertue resulting from her single capacity. rected by their expurgatory indices.

expression : the two precise, characteristic merits of Virgil's Mountague. Devoule Essayes, pt. i. Treat. 19. s. 2.

Bp. Taylor. The Real Presence, Ep. Ded. rural poetry.--Hurd. Notes on the Epistle to Augustus.

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EX-SANGUIOUS. (Corruptly written Ex- Had the essiccaliou been progressive, such as we may' (consequentially) to signify contemnere, despucre, anguious.) Lat. Exsanguis; Fr.Ėxangue; er, and suppose to have been produced by an evaporating heat, how rejicere ; arising from the custom in the Romish

at the sanguis, blood.

Paley. Natural Theology, c. 22. administration of baptism, of renouncing the devil Without blood, bloodless.

and all his works, ecsuffiando et despuendo, by blow

EX-SOLU'TION. Corruptly written Er. ing and spitting him away. Hence also, the appliThe third is the pancity of blood observed in this animal, 1 olution. Lat. Exsolutio, from Exsolvere, exsolutum, cation of exsufflare, and crsufflatio (common words scarce at all to be found but in the eye, and about the heart; (er, and solvere, to loosen.) See Dissolve. which defect being observed, inclined some into thoughts,

among early Latin ecclesiastical writers,) to a that the ayr was a sufficient maintenance for these exan- Fr. Erolution,-a faintness or looseness in all species of exorcism. (See Du Cange, and Spel. guious parts.-Browr. Vulgar Errours, b. iii. c. 21. parts of the body.

man, and the quotation from Puller.) Exsujjla. The exanguious (insects) alone, by what that learned and

And if any have been so happy as truely to understand tion is used by Bacon in its ordinary sense. And critical naturalist, my honoured friend, Dr. Martin Lister,

Christian annihilation, extasis, exolution, liquefaction, hath already observed and delineated, I conjecture, cannot transformation, the kisse of the spouse, gustation of God, misprint for Exsèfflāte, i.e. etflate or efflated, puffed

Exufflicate, in Shakespeare, is not irnprobably a be fewer than 3000 species, perhaps many more.

and ingression into the divine shadow, they have already Pay. On the Creation, pt. i. had an handsome anticipation of heaven; the glory of the out, and consequently, exaggerated, extravagant, The whole heart (a flounder's] observed for a pretty while world is surely over, and the earth in ashes unto them. --to which blow'd is added, not so much for the such a succession of anotion in its divided and exsanguious

Brown. Urne Burial, c. 5. p. 30. sake of a second epithet, with a new meaning, as pieces, as I had taken notice of in them, whilst they were coherent.--Boyle. Works, vol. ii. p. 69.

EX-SPOLIATION. Corruptly written Ex- of giving emphasis to the first.

poliation. Fr. Expolier, to deprive or bereave of. The primitive Church used, in the first adınission of EXSCI'ND, v. Lat. Exscindere, to cut out or off, (er, and scindere ; Gr. Exis-ew, to cut off, to A. S. Spill-an, privare, to deprive, to divest. Lat. Er, and spoliare; Spolium, Tooke derives from infants to the entrance of a new birth to a spiritual life, pray

against the power and frauds of the devil; and that brought split off.)

in the ceremony of exsufiation for ejecting of the desil. To cut off; and thus to destroy. Now thy bloody passion begins; a cruel exspoliation begins

Bp. Taylor. Of Repentance, c. 7. s. 1. that violence; againe doe these grim and mercilesse solIn the most terrible and amazing examples of divine jus- diers lay their rude hands upon thee, and strip thee naked.

So of volatility, the utmost degree is, when it will fly away tice, (such as were the ejecting and excluding mankind from

Bp. Hall. Cont. The Crucifixion. with ease return. The next is, when it will fly upwards

without returning. The next is, when it will fly up, but Paradise; the general destruction of the Deluge; and erscinding, and extirpation of the Amorites, together with

EX-STIMULATE. ) Corruptly written Er

over the helm by a kind of exsu

filation without vapouring. other the inhabitants of Canaan.-Barrow, vol. iii. Ser. 36. EXSTIMULATION. timulate. Lat. Erstimu

Bacon. Physiological Remains. lare, to spur or goad, (ex, and stimulus; Gr.

Exchange me for a goat, EXSCRIBE, v. Lat. Erscribere, to write out,

When I shall turne the businesse of the soule Etis-elv, pung-ere, to prick.) See STIMULATE. (ex. and scribere, to write.)

To such eruiflicate, and blow'd surmises, To spur or goad on; to incite; to sharpen; to Matching thy inference.-Shakes. Othello, Act iii. sc. 3. To write out; and thus, to copy. quicken.

That wondrous number of ceremonies in exorcism, ex suf. I that have beene a louer, and could shew it, Though not in these, in rithmes not wholly dumbe,

That is, the fat and pitch being cleaving bodies, and the fation, use of salt, spittle, inunction, &c. in the church of Since I exscribe your sonnets, am become air continually extimulating the parts ; by the action of the

Rome required. ---Puller. Moderat. of the Ch. of Eng. p. 282. A better lover, and much better poet.

one, nature was provoked to expell, but by the tenacity of EX-SU'PERANCE. Corruptly written ErB. Jonson. To the Lady Mary Worlh. the other forced to retain.--Brown, Vulgar Err. b. ii. c. 5.


Lat. Ex-superare, to pass over or EXSE'CTION. Lat. Exsecare, to cut out or

The choler is the naturall glister, or one excretion whereby beyond.

nature excludeth another; which descending daily into the off, (ex, and secare, sectum, to cut.) bowels, extimulates those parts, and excites them unto

A passing over or beyond ; an excess. A cutting out. expulsion.-Id. Ib. b. iii. c. 2.

The exuperance of the density of A to water is 10 degrees, Sometimes also they (frogs) would nimbly leap first ont of

Hence proceed most of the vertues, and qualities (as we

but the exuperance of B to the same water is 100 degrees. call them) of bodies; but the air intermixt, is without ver

Digby. Of Bodies, c. 10. the vessel, and then about the room, surviving the exsection of their hearts, soine about an hour, and some longer.

tues, and maketh things insipide and without any extimula- EXSUSCITATION. Lat. Ersuscitare, (I, Boyle. Works, vol. ii. p. 69. fion.- Bacon. Natural Historie, s. 841.

and suscitare, (i. e. sursum citare,) to awaken. And divers hazardous operations in surgery, such as are EX-STRUCT, v. Corruptly written Er

An awakening. arteriotoniy, the exsection of the spleen, and other parts,

Exstru'crive. were, or should have been, first attempted upon brutes, and

truct, &c. Lat. Erstruere, Virtue is not a thing that is merely acquired, and transthen practised on human bodies. Id. 1b. p. 169. erstructum, (ez, and struo, to build out, pile up.)

fused into us from without, but rather an ersuscitation and

raising up of those intellectual principles, pro re nata, and EX-SI'CCATE, v. Corruptly written Ex

If it were not as easy for us to say, that papistry is both according as the circumstances of human actions invite: affirmative and ertructive of all wickedness.

which were essentially engraven and sealed upon the soul Exsiccant, adj. iccate, ic, Lat. Ersiccare, Fulke. Answer to Frarine's Declaration, (1580.) p. 41.

at her first creation. Exsı'CCANT, n. atum, to dry out, (er, and These high extructed spires he writ

Hallywell. Excellency of Moral Virtue, (1692.) p. 54. Exsicca’TION. siccare, to dry.) That mortal Dellius must quit.

E'XTANT. To dry or drain out; to press out moisture; to

Etymology requires Er-stant.

Byrom. Remarks on Horace, b. ii. Ode 3. E'xtance. Lat. Ex-stans, pres. part. 01 free from moisture or humidity.

EX-SU'CCOUS. Corruptly written Er.

E'XTANCY. exstare, to stand out. They enter into emplastres, which are devised and made UCCous. Lat. Ersuccus, without moisture, (er,

Standing out ; standing or being above ; rising for to exiccate.--Holland, Plinie, b. xxxv. c. 16. and succus, moisture.)

or remaining above; exposed to view ; being or If in a full dissolution of steel a separation of parts be made Without moisture, juice, or sap, and therefore, remaining. See Exist. by precipitation or exhalation, the carsiccated powder hath dry. lost its wings, and ascends not unto the loadstone.

Though for no other cause, yet for this, that posteritie Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. ii. c. 3. And this is to be effected not only in the plant yet grow things to passe awaye as in a dreame, there shall be for

may know, we haue not loosely through silence permitted ing, but in some manner also in that which is brought exucAir exsiccales and draws to itself.-Feltham, pt. i. Res. 69. cous and dry unto us.--Brown. Vulgar Erroners, b. ii. c. 6.

men's information extant thus much concerning the present

state of the church of God established amongst vs, and their That which is concreted by ersiccation or expression of

The reticulum by these crossed cels, makes a further

careful endeavour which would haue vpheld the same. humidity, will be resolved by humectation, as earth, dirt, digestion, in the dry and exucсous part of the aliment

Hooker. Ecclesiasticall Polilie, Pref. and clay.--Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. ii. c. 1. received from the first ventricle.-Id. Cyrus' Garden, c. 3.

The British story says, Brute built it, [Tours,] (so also It is one of the ingredients also to those emplastres which

EXSU'CTION. Lat. Ersug-ere, ex-suctum, to

Nennius,) and from one Turon, Brute's nephew there are devised for gende refrigeratives and exiccatires.

burie], gives it the name. Homer is cited for testimony; Holland. Plinie, b. xxxiv. c. 13. suck out, (ex, and sug-ere, to suck; A. S. Succ-an.) in his works extant 'tis not found. In generall, any ruddle whatsoever is ericcative, in which To suck out, to draw out, exhaust or extract

Draylon. Poly-Olbion, s. 1. regard it agreeth well with salves and healing plastres. by suction.

I believe (Ovid) was not only acquainted with the Mosaical Id. Ib. b. xxxv. c. 6. Ir it be dry bare, you must apply next to it some dry or What operation the exsuction of the air hath on other history, but with most of those writings that were extant in

that time, containing the origination of the world and manessiccant medicine.--Wiseman. Surgery, b. vi. c. 5. liquors, as oil, wine, spirit of vinegar, milk.

kind; though he mingle his own fancies with what he has Glanvill, Ess. 3.

so learned.--Hale. Origin. of Mankind, p. 248. Some are moderately moist, and require to be treated with In his book of the air we have a great improvement of medicines of the like nature, such as fleshy parts; others the Magdeburgh experiment, of emptying glass vessels by

There is nothing more frequent among us than a sort of dry in themselves, yet require exsiccants, as bones.-Id. Id. exsuction of the air to far greater degrees of evacuation, ease,

poems entitled Pindarick odes; pretending to be written in and conveniences.Id. Ib.

imitation of the manner and style of Pindar, and yet I do I cannot imagine after what manner the preservation of

not know that there is to this day extant in our language, bodies uncorrupted for many years, without embalming or This bladder being conveyed into the receiver, and the

one ode contrived after his model. other artifice, can be performed, except it be by intense cover luted on, the pump was set to work, and after two or

Congreve. Discourses on the Pindaric Ode. natural cold, or by exsiccaling sands.

three ersuctions of ihe ambient air (whereby the spring of Boyle. Works, vol. vi. p. 196. that which remained in the glass was weakened) the impri- and extancies of the parts, then we find it in works where

[This) renders clear a different effect as to the swelling soned air began to swell in the bladder. Now what more easily refuted, than that old vulgar asser

Boyle. Works, vol. i.

this method (of perspective] has not been observed. tion of an universal drought and essiccation of the earth as

Evelyn. Sculptura, c. 5. if the sun could evaporate the least drop of its moisture, so

EXSUFFLATION. The first folio of And then it is odds but the order of the little extancies, that it should never descend atain, but be attracted and

Exsu'FFLICATE. elevated quite out of the atmosphere !-Bentley, Ser. 4.

Shakespeare reads Ex- and consequently that of the little depressions in point of

ufflicate. Hanmer substituted Ersuffolate. Toda situation will be altered likewise. These last words I add, because that, when there is an

Boyle. Works, vol. i. p. 687. obstruction, or any other expulsion of the menstruum by says it should be Exsufflicate ; and means con


Er. hest, is it be total it is called exsiccation.

Where we were when the foundations of the earth were (See Shakespeare, by Boswell.)

laid, when the morning stars ang together, and all the sons Boyle. Works, vol. iv. p. 338.) suflare, it is true, is explained by Du Cange of God shouted for joy, he must answer who asked it; who

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