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Mark the fas ett, whose good round sum,

Very many even of those who have no religion, nor any I wyll aryse and goo to my father, and wyll saye vnto him: Amounts at least to half a plum;

sense at all of the Providence of God; yet know very well, father, I have synlied agaynst heaven and hefore thee, and Whose chariot whirls him up and down

by the light of their own natural reason, that there neither am no more worthy to be called thy sonne, make me as one Sorne three or four miles out of town;

is or can be any such thing as Chance, that is, any such of thy hyred seruantes.--Bible, 1551. Luke, c. 15. For hither sober folks repair,

thing as an effect without a cause; and therefore what
To take the dust which they call air.
others ascribe to Chance, they ascribe to the operation of

For grace of this thing I bowe my knees to the fadir of
Lloyd. A Familiar Epistle. Necussity or Pate. But Fate also is itself in reality as truly

oure Lord Jesus Crist, of whom ech fadirheed in heuenles
nothing, as Chance is.-Clarke, vol. I. Ser. 98.

and erthe is nained.-Wiclis. Efesiese, c. 3. The purport of a vision, thrown into prophetical language, would run thus: "The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and Groat therefore is the deceit, and fatal the errour, by

For thys cause I bowe my knees vnto the futher of out the leopárd shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the which all those delude themselves, who continue in sin,

Lorde Jesus Chryst, which is father ouer al that is called young lion and the fatling together : the cow and the bear because God's mercy (they think) and his goodness and father in heauen & in erthe.Bible, 1551. Io. shall feed, and their young ones shall lie down together; and compassion abound.-Id. vol. ii. Ser. 120.

A cleen religioun and an unwemmed anentis God and the the lion shall eat straw like the ox." Horne. Works, vol. v. Dis. 17. Hence, if the orbs have still resisted been

fadir is this, to visite fodirles and modirles children and By air, or light, or ether, ne'er so thin;

widewis in hir tribulacioun, and kepe himsilff undefoulid fro The same voice, while it retains its proper distinctions, Long since their motion must have been supprest,

this world.-Wiclif. James, c. 1. may yet be varied many ways, by sickness or health, youth The stars had stood, the sun had lain at rest; or age, lean oss or fatness, good or bad humour. So vain, so wild a scheme, your fatalists have dress'd.

Pure deuocio and vndefiled before God the Pother, is this,

to visite the fatherless and wyddowes in theyr aduersitye, Reid. Enquiry, c. iv. s. 1.

Blackmore. Creation, b. v.

and to kepe hymselfe vnspotted of the worlde. FAI. (Now written Vat.) A. S. Fat, fata, It makes me think that there is something in it like

Bible, 1551. 18. fæt; Dut. Vat; Ger. Fass, dolium, cadus: all, fatality; that after certain periods of time, the fame and "says Skinner, from the Lat. Vas. Wachter (in- both in France and England.—Dryden. Pref. to the Publes.

And ay she kept hire fadres lif on loft memory of great Wits should be renewed, as Chaucer is

With every obeisance and diligence,

That child may don to fadres roverence. cluding vas) from the Ger. Fassen ; Dut. Vatten; The loss and gair. cach fatally were great :

Chaucer. The Clerkes Tale, v. 8105
Sw. Fatta ; capere, continere, to hold, to contain. And still his subjects call'a aloud for war:

Jason, whiche sigh his fader olde,
Traces of the ancient word remain, (Mark xii. 1; But peaceful kings, o`er martial people set
Luke xiv. 23,) in the Gothic noun, Fatha, sepes.

Each other's poize and counterbaiance are.

Upon Medea made hym bulde 18. Annus Mirabilis, (1666.)

Of art magike, whiche she couth,
Junius derives from the Dut. Vatlen.

And praieth hir, that his father's youth,
Who knows, says Segrais, but that his (Achilles) fated She wouide make ayenewarde newe.-Gower. Con. A.B.V.
Put ye in the sicle, for the harvest is ripe : come, get yo armour was only an alicgorical defence, and signified no
down ; for the press is full, the fats ouerflow; for their more, than that he was under the peculiar protection of the

The inuencion of this arte (remembraunce) is fathered
wickedness is great.-Bible. Joel, fii. 13.
Gods ?-Id. Discourse on Epic Poetry.

vpon Simonides.- Wilson. Arte of Rhetorique, p. 216. FATE, r. It. Fato ; Sp. Hado ; Lat. Fa- must denote the word spoken by some intelligent being, who touching your nacion, but by adopcion and fathering, called

But Pate, derived from the Latin fari, signifying to speak, or whiche nombre of heathens, ye Romaines are also FATED. tum, past part. of Far-i, to speak, has power to make his

words good ; so that whatsoever he all to the right title of inheritaunce and surname of Jesus FA'TAL. to utter, to say; fatum, (Vossius,) says shall be done, will infallibly come to pass; and does Christe.- Udal. Romaines, c. 1. FA'TALISM. a fando; nam ita dicitur, Dei fa- not at all relate to the causes or manner whereby it is ac

In the yeare of our Lorde (as I sayd afore) D. C. and vii., FATALIST. tum, hoc est, dictum, jussum, de complished, unless those causes be made to act in consequence of the word spoken.

Antichrist fast approaching to the fulnesse of his age, grewe FATA'LITY. cretum, voluntas Dei ; the word,

Search. Light of Nature, vol. ii. pt. ii. c. 26. into a vniuersall fatherhode.-Bale. English Votaries, pt. L. FA'TALLY, the order, the decree, the will of

When a man plants a peach tree, can you properly say it is If fatherhood go by age, I suppose that King Henrie was FATEFUL. God. Literally

therefore fated that he should gather peaches and not plums elder than Becket. If fatherhood consist in authoritie, I Any thing spoken, uttered, or said ; decreed, or filberds therefrom? or if he sows oats in his field, does iudge the authoritie of a king to be aboue the authoritie of

an archbishop. ordained, destined; and thus applied to any thing be think any thing off : fatality against his reaping wheat

or barley? so neither if we know a collection of atoms having Fox. Martyrs, p. 195. Clenches vpon Becket's Letter. preordained, predetermined ; to any thing inevi- motions among them which must form a regular world, table; as death ; whence fatal is

should we esteem every thing fatal that might be produced When hee toke his journey returnynge home it fortuned Deadly, mortal, destructive. by them.-Id. Ib.

so his father espyed hym commyng a far and anone moued

with mercy and fatheriye pytye wente to mete hym.
Add to all this, that ne saw with concern the ill use which
Ayenst which fate him helpeth not to striue.

Fisher. On the Seven Psalmes, pt. ii. Ps. 143.
Chaucer. Troilus, b. v. Pope, and how hurtful it was to Religion to have it ima- holily

observe and keepe his fatherlinesse, and if he beli
some were ready to make of the supposed fatalisni of Mr.

If any man be a most holy father, then hee doth most The day is comen of hire departing,

gined, that so great a genius was ill-inclined towards it. I say the woful day fatal is come,

Hurd. Life of Warburton.

naughty and wicked father, then doth he most wickedly

keepe the same.
That ther may be no longer tarying,
But forward they hem dressen all and some.

Being a fatalist in natural things, and at the same time Fox. Martyrs, p. 564. Articles, &c. against Stephen Paleta.
Id. The Man of Lawes Tale, v. 4681. maintaining free-will in man, he (Aristotle) thought, ir
Providence were extended to individuals, it would either

Rhescuporis was carried to Alexandria, and there going

about to escape, or because it was so fathered on him, was Wherfore he sayeth, Confitebor, I shall knowlege togyther impose a necessity on human actions, or as employed on

killed.-Greneway. Tacitus. Annales, p. 56. all my synnes, not accusynge bys fate or destouye, nor any mere contingencies, be itself frequently defeated; which constellacion, neyther the Deuill or anye other thynge, but would look like impotency: and not seeing any way to re- The. What say you, Hermia? be aduis'd faire maide, onelye hys owne selfe, therfore he sayeth, Aduersum me. concile freewill and prescience, he cut the knot and denied To you your father should be as a God; Fisher. On the Seuen Psalmes, Ps. 32. its care over individuals.-Id. The Divine Legation, b.iii. 8.4.

One that compos'd your beauties ; yea and one

To whom you are but as a forme in waxe
We cleft the walles, and closures of the towne ;
Nor fateful only is the bursting flame;

By him imprinted : and within his power,
Wherto all helpe: and vnderset the feet
The exhalations of the deep dug mine,

To leaue the figure, or disguise it.
With sliding rolles, and bound his neck with ropes : Though slow, shake from their wings as sure a death.

Shakespeare. Midsummer Night's Dreame, Act i. sc. 1. This fatal gin thus ouerclambe our walles,

Granger. The Sugar Cane, b. iv.

The first that there did greet my stranger soule,
Stuft with arm'd men: about the which there ran
Children and maides, that holy carolles sang.

FATHER, n. The Gr.

Natnp; Lat. Was my great falher-in-law, renowned Warwicke,
Surrey. Virgile. Æneis, b. ii. FATHER, v.

Who spake alowd; what scourge for periurie,
Pater; Fr. Père ; İt. Padre;

Can this darke inonarchy affoord false Clarence!
Either to disinthrone the King of Heav'n
FATHERHOOD. Dut. Vader ; Ger. Vater ; And so he vanish'd.

Id. Rich. III. Act i. se. 4.
We warr, if war be best, or to regain

FATHERING, N. Sw. Fadder ; A. S. Fæder ; Our own right lost : him to unthrone we then

But as for himselfe, seeing that his house grieued and May hope when everlasting Pate shalloyield

FA'THERLESS. Goth. Fad-rein, sunt pa- mourned for the death of his brother Q. Fabius, and that the
To fickle Chance, and Chaos judge the strife.

FA'THERLY, adj. rentes ; all which, Wachter Commonwealth was half fatherlesse as it were, for the losse
Millon. Paradise Lost, b. fi. FATHERLY, ad. thinks, must have had a foully blemished, both with publike and private sorrow.

of a consull, he would not accept the lawrell so deformed and
So without least impulse or shadow of Fate,
FA'THERLINESS. common origin, either in

Holland. Livius, p. 76. Or aught by me immutablie foreseen,

FA'THER-IN-LAW. the infantile cry, pa, pa, or
They trespass, authors to themselves in all

He cannot choose but take this seruice I haue done,
Both what they judge and what they choose.-12. 10. b. ii. in some Scythian word, dispersed by that people 'fatherly.Shakespeare. Cymbeline, Act ii. sc. 3.
Where's the large comet now whose raging flame

over the whole world. For the former Vossius Tiberius made an oration tending to the great commenda-
So fatal to our monarchy became ;

tion of his sonne; bicause he tendered bis brother's children Which o'er our heads in such proud horror stood,

The parent, producer or begetter; the pro

with a fatherly affection.--Greneway. Tacitus. Ann. p. 90. Insatiate with our ruin and our blood. Cowley. Ode on his Majesty's Restoration. sons; to those who act with paternal kindness ;

Whereto thus Adam fatherly displeas'd.
genitor; applied also, to aged or reverend per-

O execrable son so to aspire
And now great deeds

Above his brethren, to himself assuming
who afford or bestow the protection of a father.
Had been achiev'd, whereof all Hell had rung,

Authoritie usurpt, from God not giv'n.
Had not the snakie sorceress that sat
To father ; to bear, impute or assume, the cha-

Milton. Paradise Lost, b. xii,
Fast by Hell gate, and kept the fatal key,

racter or functions of father, the parentage or In originall nounes adjective, or substantive, derived
Ris'n, and with hideous outcry rush'd between.

according to the rule of the writer of analogie, the accent is
Milton. Paradise Lost, b. ii.
Ych (Cordeille) the loue as the mon that my fader ys,

intreated to the first in fátherlinesse, mótherlinesse. The flames of one triumphant day,

B. conson. English Grammar, b. i. c. 7.
And euer habbe y loued as my fader, & euer wole ywys.
Which, like an anti-comet here

R. Gloucester, p. 30.

Those heretics who fathered the Gospel and first Epistle,
Did fatally to that appear,
For ever frighted it away
Al so ich wole make to day thine sones faderles.

which we received as St. John's, upon Cerinthus, were by

Epiphanus deservedly named 'Aluyor, men in this void of
Cowley. Ode on his Majesty's Restoration.

Id. p. 142.

all sense and reason. - Bp. Bull. Works, vol. ii. p. 142. Whereon

And ge sholde be here fadres. & techen hem betere. A treacherous armie leuied, one midnight

Piers Plouhman, p. 6.

The true rendering therefore of these words of the prophet,

is, vot the everlasting father, but the father or lord of the Pated to th' purpose, did Anthonio open

I schal rise up and go to my fadir and I schal saye to him future everlasting age, the age of the Gospel; concerning The gates of Millaine, and I'th' dead of darknesse

fadir I haue sinned into heuene, & before thee, and now I which the apostle declares Heb. li. 5, that to Christ only, and The ministers for th' parpore hurried thence

am not worthi to be clepid thi sone: make me as oon of not to angels, hath God put in subjection this age to come. Me, and thy crying sell.--Shakes. Tempest, Act 1. sc. 2, thin hirid men.-Wiclif. Luke, c. 15.


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The Catholic writers, both they that were before and they

Even from out thy slime

But nature has so placed the dug, that as it endeth one that were after the Council of Nice, have unanimously de- The monsters of the deep are made; each zone

way in a spongeous kind of flesh full of small pipes, and clared God the Father to be greater than the Son; even Obeys thee; thou goest forth, dread, fathomless, alone. made of purpose to transmit the milk, and let it distill according to his divinity: yet this not by nature indeed, or

Byron. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, c. 4. gently by many little pores and secret passages, so it yieldby any essential perfection, which is in the Father, and is

FATIDICAL.) Fr. Fatadic; Lat. Fatidicus; wanting in the Son: but only by fatherhood, or his being the

eth a nipple in manner of a faucet, very fit and ready for tho

little babe's mouth.-Holland. Plutarch, p. 181.
author and original, forasmuch as the son is from the father, FATIFEROUS. compounded of futum, and
not the father from the son. --Bp. Bull. Life, by Nelson.
dicere, or ferre, to tell or declare, to bring or bear

FA'UCHON.' See Falchion.
For why should he that's impotent
fate or that which is fated. See Fate.

To judge, and fancy, and invent,
Declaring what is fated, ordained or determined.

A name given to yellow coloured
For that impediment be stopt

horses, as bayard, blanchurd, to bay or brown and

And if it be true what the antients write of some trees,
To own, and challenge, and adopt,
At least th' expos'd and fatherless
that they are fatidical, these come to foretel, at least wise grey.

to wish you, as the season invites me, a good new year.
Poor orphans of the Pen and Press,

Neither yet let any man curry fauell with him selfe after
Whose parents are obscure or dead

Howell, b. iv. Let. 4. this wise; the faute is but light, the law is broken in nothing
Or in far countries born and bred.

Butler. Satire upon Plagiaries.

Lat. Fatigare, -atum, quasi

but in this parte. -Udal. James, c. 2.
FA'Tigate, adj. fatim agere, sive agitare,

FAUGH, or Is the past part. of the A. S.
The latter part of my poem, which describes the fire, I
FATIGATION. atque ita ad lassitudinem Fon.

verb Fian, to hate; and means owe, first to the piety and fatherly affection of our monarch

Fatigue, v.
to his suffering subjects; and, in the second place, to the

perducere, to reduce_to a (any thing) hated, (Tooke, ii. 176.)
courage, loyalty, and magnanimity of the city.
FATIGUE, n. state of weariness. Fatim,

Get. An emperour's cabinet !
Dryden. Letter to Sir R. Howard.

perhaps from fando, quasi copiam signet, quam Fough, I have known a charnel-house smell sweeter. But yet, to do justice to these (Homer, Virgil, Horace) difficile sit fari, (Vossius.)

If emperour's flesh have this savour, what will mine do,
and the rest,
Fatigate has given place to fatigue. Fr. Fa-

When I am rotten?-Beaum.& Fletch.Prophetess, Act ii.sc.2.
Of the poor Pagan Pocts, it must be confest,
That tiine, and transcribing, and critical note

tiguer, -to weary, tire, trouble, cloy, overtoyl ; FAVI'LLOUS. Lat. Favilla, bright or hot Have falher'd much on them, which they never wrote. to give no rest unto.”

embers, or ashes; from Gr. Þaw, sive Eolico pauw, Byrom, Epistle 2.

He, whiche should write the negligent losses, and the luceo,lucere, to shine.
In truth he (Languerre) was, says Vertue, a modest, un- pollytyque gaynes, of euery citee fortresse and turrett, Of or pertaining to embers or ashes.
intriguing man, and, as his finther-in-law John Tijou said, whyche were gotten and loste in these dayes, shoulde fali-
God had made him a painter, and there left him.
gate and weary the reader.- Hall. Hen. VI. an. 12.

The fungous parcels about the wicks of candles onely sig

nifieth a moist and pluvious ayr about them, hindering the Walpole. Anecdotes of Painting, vol. iv. c. 1.

And Fabius, beinge payneful in, pursuinge Anniball from evolation of the light and favillous particles: whereupon O reader! if thou doubtest of these things, place to place awaytynge to haue hymn at aduauntage at the

they are forced to settle upon the snuff.
Ask the cries of the fatherless, they shall tell thee, i laste dyd so fatigate hym and his hoste, that therby in con-

Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. v, c. 22.
And the tears of the widow shall contirm their truth. clusion his power mynyshed, and also the strength of the
Dodsley. Epitaph on Queen Caroline. Carthaginenses, of whom he was generall capytayne.

FAULT, v. Fr. Faulte ; It. Fallo; Sp.

Sir T. Elyol. Governovr, b. ii. c. 10.
FA'THOM, v. A.S. Fæthm ; Dut. Vadem ;


Fálta; from the Lat. Fallere,
The Athenienses, by feare beinge put from theyr accus-
FA'THOM, n. or Ger. Fadem ; a measure of six

FAULTER, N. to deceive; that into which any
tomed accesse to their gouernours to require iustice, and
feet. A.S. Fathmian ; Dut. therewith being fatigate as men oppressed with continuall

FA'ULTFUL. one is deceived or beguiled ; and
FATHOMABLE, Vademen, utraque manu ex-
iniurie, toke to them a desperate courage, and in conclusion

FA'ulty. thus-
FATHOMLESS. tensa complecti, to embrace expelled out of the cytie all the said tyrates, and reduced it


a mistake; an vnto his pristinate gouernance.--Id. ib. b. ii. c. 9. with each hand extended. Wachter derives from

FA'ULTINESS. offence, trespass or transgresGer. Fussen, capere, comprehendere, to take, hold with the oppression of their new landlordes, rendered their

For the poore and needy people beyng fatigate, and wery FA'ULTLESS. sion; a failure ; defect or defior comprehend. townes before thei were of theim required.

ciency; a want. AndTo comprehend or embrace, (met.) to compre

Hall. Hen. VI. an. 35, To fault ; to be in error or mistake; also, to hend, to conceive; and (from the noun, as a mea- The earth alloweth him nothing, but at the price of his

accuse of being in error or mistake; to lay an sure of depth) to dive to the bottom, discern, sweat or fatigation.

error or mistake, offence or transgression, to the discover or ascertain, the depth; (met.) the

Mountague. Devoute Essayes, pt. i. Treat. 20. s. 1. charge of another.
Mahumete (the Second) leaueth no time vnspent, no dili-

O Deuel, said the king, this is a foltid man,
Thus running north-east by north, and north-east fiftie

gence v sought, but maketh all his power to Cyprus and When he with trechettyng bi nyght away so ran. leagues, then we sounded, and had 160 fadomes whereby we

Albaniæ, which hee after long fatigation of siege, at length Thei red him alle a mysse, that conseil gaf therto. thought to be farre from land, and perceiued that the land ouercame and subdued.-Fox. Martyrs, p. 683.

R. Brunne, p. 164.
lay not as the globe made mention.
And so the conqueror, fatigu'd in war,

And to the tree she goth ful hastily,
Hackiuyt. Voyages, vol. i. p. 236. With hot pursuit of enemies afar,

And on this faucon loketh pitously,
Reclines to drink the torrent gliding by,

And held hire lap abrode, for well she wist
The temple after the China manner of building is most of
timber, the walls of brick diuided into fiue iles with rowes

Then lifts his looks to repossess the sky.

The faucon muste fallen from the twist
Parnell. The Gift of Poelry.

Whan that she swouned next, for faute of blood.
of pillars on both sides, which are of round timber as bigge
as two men can fathome.-- Purchas. Pilgrimage, b. iv. c. 19. One of the missionaries witnesses, that being himself so

Chaucer. The Squieres Tale, v. 10,757.

He that faulteth, faulteth against God's ordinaunce, who There is indeed such a depth in nature, that it is never fatigued, that he could hardly sit on the horse, a mandarin

gave him one of these ; (the gin-seng;} upon eating half of hath forbidden all faultes, and therefore ought againe to be like to be throughly fathomedi aud such a darkness upon

it, in an hour's time he was not, in the least, sensible of any punished by God's ordinaunce, who is the reformer of faultes, some of God's works, that they will not in this world be found out to persection.--Glanvill, Ess. 4. weariness.--Cambridge. The Scribleriad, (note 19.)

for he sayeth, leaue the punishment to mee, and I will reThe Christian's best faculty is faith, his felicity therefore When at last he [Mr. Zincke} raised his price from twenty

uenge them.-Sir J. Cheke. The Hurt of Sedition. consists in those things which are not perceptible by sense,

to thirty guineas, it was occasioned by his desire of lessen- Knowledge your fautes one to another: and praye one for not fathomable by reason, but apprehensible by his faith, and ing his fatigue, for no man, so superior in his profession, another, that ye may be healed.Bible, 1551. James, c. 5.


. is the evidence of things not seen either by the eye of sense

Walpole. Anecdotes of Painting, vol. iv. c. 5.

Unto him that is able to keep you, that ye fall nat, & to or reason; and as his felicity, so is his life, spirituall.

present you fautles before the presence of hys glory we loye,
Bp. Hall. Satan's Fiery Darts Quenched, Dec. 3. FA'TUOUS. l Videtur fatuus a fando, id est, that is to saye : to God our Saviour, whyche onely is wyse,
Will you with counters summe
Fatu'ITY. a vaticinando, (presaging) dic- be glorye, maiestye, dominion, and power, nowe and for

euer-Id. Ib. Sayncte Judas, c. 1.
The past proportion of his infinite;

tus, sed quia vates furore correpti vaticinarentur;
And buckle in a waste most fathomlesse
inde pro vesanis sumi cepit, ( Vossius.)

For a plaine supersticion is it, to make Angels equal with
With spannes and inches so diminutive,

Christ. And a foullie humbleness it is, through Angels to As feares and reasons.

The common word now, as applied to is


loke for that whiche should of Christ himselfe be asked, or Shakespeare. Troil. & Cress. Act ii. sc. 2. infatuated ; bereft of reason, of common sense ; at the least wise through Christ of the Father.

Udal. Colossians, c. 2.
But here lies the fathomless absurdity, that granting this foolish, imbecile.
for bodily detect, they will not grant it for any defect of the

O how sorowfull an I, for in all these am I fautie.
And may the sun, that now begins t' appear
mind, any violation of religious or civil society.
I'th' horison to usher in the year,

Golden Boke, Let. 6.
Milton. Tetrachordon.
Melt all those fatuous vapours, whose false light

Fenner an Englishman's book, which boastingly and
Where fadom-line could neuer touch the ground.
Purblinds the world, and leads them from the right,

stately enough tore the title of Theologia Sacra, which by Shakespeare. 1 Pt. Hen. IV. Act i. sc. 3.

Brome. Epistles. A New Year's Gift. stealth and very faullily, came out here first, was not long The short reach of sense, and natural reason is not always I'll ne'er admire

after printed again by them, of Geneva,] although it were the able to falhom the contrivance, or to discern the rare and That fatuous fire

same cramb of discipline with Travers's, and stuffed with That is not what it seems.

Id. The Polilician. curious disposal of them, (the events and contingencies of

infinite heterodox doctrine and errors,
Life.)-South, vol. x. Ser. 5.

Strype. Life of Whitgift. vol. ii. p. 166. Whitgift to Beza.
Ideocy or fatuily à nativitate, vel dementia naturalis, is
Sincere was Amri, and not only knew,

such a one as described by Fitzherbert, who knows not to Lamachus rebuked and checked a certaine captaine of but Israel's sanctions into practice drew;

tell twenty shillings, nor knows his own age, or who was his footmen, for some fault committed in his charge; and when Our laws, that did a boundless ocean seem, father.-Hale. Pleas of the Crown.

the other said for himselfe ; That he would do no more so ; Were coasted all, and fathom'd ali by him.

he replied againe : Yea, but you must not fault twise in
FAVAGINOUS. Formed upon the Lat.
Dryden. Absalom & Achitophel.

warre.-Holland. Plutarch, p. 345.
Favus, a honey-comb.
They were rather willing to patch up a present difficulty,

Her scorn and pride had almost lost her life;
at any rate, than to meet it fairly, to fathom its depth, and

Formed like a honey-comb.

A maid so faulied seldom preves good wife.

Machin. The Dumb Knight, Act iii. sc. 1. to consider what was likely to be a solid and permanent A like ordination there is in the favaginous sockets, and means of remedying a real evil, and preventing its arising lozenge seeds of the noble flower of the sunne,

If we can be good with pleasure, hee grudgeth not our joy; in future. Fox. Speech on the Affairs of Ireland, 1782.

Brown. Cyrus' Garden, c. 3. if not, it is best to stint ourselves : not for that these com. Ocean exhibits, fathomless and broac,

forts are not good, but because our hearts are evill: Jaurling

FA'UCET. Fr. Fausset, quasi faucis obtura-
Much of the pow'r and majesty of God.

not their na ure, but our use and corruption.

Bp. Hall. Holy Observations, ( 18
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Lcost. 'Tis my fault.

A favour is applied to the colours, the badge of Her. There's some ill planet raignes :
Distrust of others springs, Timagoras,
From diffidence in ourselves : but I will strive,
distinction worn by the party favoured. And, to

I must be patient, till the heauens looke

With an aspect more fanourable. With the assurance of my worth and merits, favour,

Shakespeare. Winter's Tale, Act li. ac. ). To kill this monster, Jealousy.

To follow the party, wear the colours or badge ;
Massinger. The Bondman, Act v. sc. 1. and thus, to imitate or resemble the colour, hue, divine providence) ought to rest pe

We having such abundant securitie of the partialitie of

uaded of its favourableIf iustice said, that iudgement was but death

complexion, feature, countenance, and other qua- ness, evin in all those encounters which seem the most irWith my sweete words, I could the king perswade, lities or qualifications; and, generally, to re

reconcileable to our sense. And make him pause, and take therein a breath semble. And

Mountague. Devoute Essayes, pt. ii. Treat. 4. s. 4. Till I with suite, the fanltors peace had made. Mirrour fur Magistrates, p. 499.

Well or ill favoured ; well or ill complexioned, If any seemed either in point of religion or morality to be countenanced, qualified.

better ihan others, such persons were by the favourers of So fares it with this faullful lord of Rome.

episcopacy termed Puritans.
Shakespeare. Rape of Lucrece.
The pape sauh out of cours the wikkedness of Jon,

Milton. Defence of the People of England, And so long as it may bee encreased, surely that which is

Him & his fautours he cursed euerilkon,

& enterdited this lond. lense than it ought, is faully, from which faultinesse it must

For, look how many farourites ye have ben, following and R. Brunne, p. 209.

courting one patrone, so many shalle ye now be opposed to needes follow, that there is no just man upon earth which

Ther hue is wel wyth eny kynge. wo is the reome

one enemie.-Holland. Livius, p. 228.
doth good, and sinneth not, and thence in God's sight shall
done living be justified.-Bp. Hall, The Old Religion.

For bue is faverable to fals. that defouleth treuthe.
Piers Plouhman, p. 47,

Revenge at first thought sweet,

Bitter ere long back on itself recoiles ;
But faully men use oftentimes

While fortune ynfaithfull, fauoured me with light goods, Let it; I reck not, so it light well aim'd,
To attribute their folly vnto fate,

that sorowful houre, that is to saie, the death, had almost Since higher I fall short, on him who next
And lay on heaven the guilt of their own crimes.
drent mine hedde.-Chaucer. Boecius, b. i.

Provokes my envy, this new favorite
Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. v. c. 4.

Of heaven.

Milton. Paradise Lost, b.ix. His song was all a lamentable lay

And for they seigh, he was a semely knight,
Of great unkindnesse, and of usage hard,
Well fauoured in euery man's sight.

Yea, and he [Socrates) pierced deeper into the souls and of Cynthia the ladie of the sea,

Lidgate. The Story of Thebes, pt. i. hearts of his hearers, by how much he seemed to seek out Which from her presence faultlesse him debard.

the truth in common, and neuer to farorize and maintain Id. Colin Clout's come home againe. But nathelesse the lacke of her (Fortune) favour

any opinion of his own.--Holland. Plutarch, p. 833. He may not doe me sing though that I die. And correspondence ev'ry way the same,

Chaucer. Balade of the Village. There chaunced to bee one who perceiving him comming That no fault-finding eye did ever blame.

The whiche our olde mother is

betweene and inclining to favorize one part above the Davies. On Dancing. The erthe, doth that and this

other; rayled bitterly at him.-Id. Suetonius, p. 93. And verily it is a great comfort to us that though there be Receyueth, and aliche deuoureth,

Sith of that Goddesse I have sought the sight, but few, there are some chosen ; especially considering that That she to pouther part fauoureth. --Gower. Con. A. b.v.

Yet no where can her find : such happinesse you and I also are as capable of being in the number of those

The God of loue is fauourable

Heven doth to me envy and fortune favourlesse. few, as any other whatsoever, and it is our own faults if To hem, that ben of loue stable. Id. lb. b. iv.

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. ii. c. 9 we be not.-Beveridge, vol. ii. Ser. 90.

But fortune is more

For when that men of merit go ungrac'd, O Nature! frail and faulty in thy frame,

Unto that one parte fauourable.

Id. Ib. b. y.

And by her fautors ignorance held in,
Fomenting wishes, Honour must condemn;
Or 01 too rigid Honour thus to bind,
And as the common people regardeth more fauour, than

And parasites in good men's rooms are plac'd

Only to soothe the highest in their sin : When Nature prompts, and when desire is kind. iustice, suche officers are most fauoured, to whom the princes

From those whose skill and knowledge is debas'd, Lansdown. The British Eschantress, Act v. sc. 1.

doth most incline. All this we saie, to shew, howe that in
the time of this good emperour, wise men were fauoured.

There many strange enormities begin.
He (King Charles II.) said she (the Queen) was a weak

Golden Boke, c. 4.

Drayton. The Barons' Wars, b. iv. woman, and had some disagreeable humours, but was not

In the while, capable of a wicked thing: and considering his saulliness Whan the Kyng of Nauerr knewe the trouth of the dethe

Take from their strength some one or twaine or more towards her in other things, he thought it a horrid thing to of the prouost, his great frēde, and of other of his sect, he

Of the maine fautors. B. Jonson, Sejanus, Act ii. abandon her.-Burnet. Own Time, an. 1678.

was sore displeased, bicause the prouost had ben euer to

hym right fauourable.-Berners. Frois. Cron. vol. i. c. 188. Nor is the People's judgment always true;

Thou, thou, the fautresse of the learned well;

Thou nursing mother of God's Israel; The most may err, as grossly as the few,

But anon after, he returning to hys disciples, aduised and And faultless Kings run down by common cry, exhorted them to a more larger fauourablenesse, that thei

Thou, for whose loving truth the heaven raines For vice, opprescion, and for tyranny shoulde not onely not murmour against the goodnesse of

Sweet mel and manna on our flowery plaines.
Dryden. Absalom & Achitophel. God, but also thei shulde by al meanes and waies possible,

Browne. Britannia's Pastorals, b. i. s. 5. folow the same goodness of God on their own behalfes. He who is gratified with that which is faulty in works of

When she (Queen Elizabeth) was enlarged and dismissed

Udal. Luke, c. 16. art, is a man of bad taste : and he who is pleased or dis

home, yet a guard was appointed over her at her own house, being agreeable to & which were, Sir Thomas Pope and Sir George Gage; who

, away Beattie. Elements of Moral Science, pt. i. c. 1. 8. 11. Jausurably graunt & benygnly assent vnto.

Hall. Hen. VII. an. 13. her.-Strype. Memorials. Mary I. an. 1553. For who is there among the sons of men that can pretend, on every occasion, throughout his own life, to bave pre

He brought in men of arms to deféd his cause, the monkes The Church, when it was first planted by Christ, and proserved a faultless conduct.-Blair, vol. v. Ser. 13.

laide about the like prety men, with stoles, pottes, and can- pagated by his Apostles, subsisted, as we know, and in

dlestickes, till the warriours heades were wel fauerdly broken. creased for near 300 years together without the assistance FAUN. Di agrorum silvarumque; Gods

Bale, English Votaries, pt. ii. of the Civil Powers, which were generally so far from FA'UNIST. 5 of the fields and woods ; so called I left a certain letter behind me which was read in the shewing it any favour, that they endeavoured all they could from Faunus, an ancient King of Italy. church of Bethleem, the which letter my aduersaries haue

to extirpate and root it up.—Bp. Beveridge, rol. i. Ser. 24. very euil faueredly translated and sinisterly expounded. Faunist,-generally—a naturalist.

He livid with all the pomp he could devise,

Fox. Marlyrs, p. 577. Letters of John Huss. At tilts and tournaments obtaind the prize; The Satyrs, and the Pawns, by Dian set to keep,

For of fence, almost in everye towne, there is not onely But found no farour in his lady's eyes ; Rough hills and forest holts were sadly seen to weep, maisters to teach it, with his provosters, ushers, scholers,

Relentless as a rock, the lofty maid, When thy high-palmed harts, the sport of bows and hounds, and other names of arte and schole, but there hath not Turn'd all to poyson that he did or snid. By gripple borderers' hands were banished thy grounds. fayled also, which hath diligentlye and farouredlye written

Drydent. Theodore & Honorida Drayton. Poly-Olbion, 8. 24. it, and is set oute in printe, that euerye man maye reade it.

Ascham. Toxophilus.

The violent on both sides will condemn the character of The Gort (Bacchus,) returning ere they (the vines] dy'd,

Absalom, as either too farourably or too hardly drawn. "Ah! see my jolly farons,” he cry'd, Therefore we praye you for the honnour and reuerence of

Id. Absalom & Achitopel. To the Reader. The leaves but hardly born are red,

the Goddes, whych were then fanourers of oure societye and ! And the bare arms for pity spread.-Parnell. Bacchus. fellishipp, and in reinembrance of all the seruices and me- The comparison betwixt Horace and Juvenal is more rittes towardes all the Grekes : that you wylle appease and

difficult; because their forces were more equal. A dispute The southern parts of Europe, which may be supposed to mytygate youre hartes towardes us.

has always been, and ever will continue, betwixt the sareceive during winter, many of our land birds, have as yet

Nicolls. Thucidides, fol. 85. vourers of the two Poets. produced no faunist to assist the inquiries of the naturalists, which must account for the imperfect knowledge we have And after was the sayde Frenshe kynge hadde vnto a

Id. On the Origin and Progress of Salire. of the retreat of many of our birds.

place called Saucy, whiche thenne was a pleasaunt palays But he that for your sikes could part with such a brother Barringion. On the Migration of Birds. and fayre lodgynge, belongyng that tyme vnto the Duke of Lancastre, and after brent and dystroyed by Jak Strawe and

and such a friend, you may be sure hath now no facourite

but his people. FAVOUR, v. Fr. Favoriser ; It. Favo. his fawtours.-Fabyan, vol. ii. an. 1356.

Parliamentary Hist. 30 Charles II. an. 1678-8. FA'VOCR, n. rire ; Sp. Favorecer ; Lat.

Though, of all men,
Favere, from the Gr. Þaw, He hated you. Leosthenes, as his rival,

They were made to swear, that they should discover all
So high yet he prized my content, that, knowing

whom they knew to hold these errors, or who were susFA'VOURABLENESS. (q.d.) cupio furi in gratiam You were a man I fauour'd, he disdain'd not,

pected of them or did keep any private conventicles, or FA'VOURABLY. alicujus. See Vossius, and Against himself, to serue you.

were fautors, or comforters of ihem that published such FAVOUREDLY. Lennep.

Massinger. The Bondman, Act iv. sc. 3.

doctrines.--Burnet. Hist. of the Refor. vol. i. b. i. an. 1511. FA'VOCRER. To bear good will to or Great things, and full of wonder in our eares,

Confess that beauty best is taught, FAVOURITE, 1. towards; to will, wish or Par differing from this world, thou hast reveald,

By those, the faror'd few, whom heav'n has lent
Divine interpreter, by favour sent
desire, the interests or ad.

The power to scize, select, and reunite
Down from the Empyrean to forwarne

Her loveliest features; and of these to form
FAVOURITISM. vantages; to aid or assist
Us timely of what might else have bin our loss,

One archetype complete of sovereign grace.
with service or support, or
Unknown, which human knowledge could not reach.

Mason. The English Garden, b. i. FAVOURLESS. protection; to further,

Millon. Paradise Lost, b. vii, FAUTOR.

He ! Neckar) is conscious, that the sense of mankind is so promote or advance the Cym. I haue surely seene him,

clear ard decided in favour of æconomy, and of the weight His faunur is familiar to ine: boy, FAUTRESS. interests or advantages; Thou hast look'd thyselfe into my grace,

and value of its resources, that he turns himself to every to countenance or protect.

And art mine owne. --Shakespeare. Cymbel. Act. v. sc. 5. ! of it.-Burke. Speech on Economical Reform.

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Without it (sincerity) his pretensions were as vain,

Tod like that pretty child is childish Love

I set hem so a-werke by my fay,
As having it he deeris the world's disdain ;
That when in anger he is wrong'd, or beat,

That many a night they songen wa la we.
The great defect would cost him not alone
Will rave and chide, and every passion prove,

Chancer. The Wij of Bathes Prologue, v. 5788.
Men's favourable judgment, but his own.
But soon to smiles and fauons turns all his heat,

Beg. These fifteene yeares, by my fay, a goodly nap.
Cowper. Conversation. And prays, and swears he never more will do it.

But did I never speake of all that time.

P. Fletcher. Boethius, b. iii.
Probably your thoughts have been all along anticipating a

Shakespeare. Taming of a Skrew, Ind. 2. consideration with which my mind is inpressed more than Cæs. Thanks, Horace, for thy free, and wholesome sharp

I can express, I mean the consideration of the favourable-

See Fairy.
ness of the present times to all exertions in the cause of Which pleaseth Cæsar more, than servile fawnes.

And thou, Nymphidia, gentle fry, liberty.-Burke. On the French Revolution.

A flatter'd Prince soone turnes the Prince of Fools.

Which meeting me upon the way,
B. Jonson, Poetasier, Act v. sc. I.

These secrets didst to me bewray
Perhaps had he (George I.] lived longer, he would have
fudged more favourably of his situation; and experienced Our race is then restles, our sleeping vnsounde;

Which now I am in telling.-Drayton. Nymphidia. that to be truly a British King is in fact to be the greatest

Our waking is warfare, our walking hath woe;
monarch in Europe.-ilaty. Memoirs of Lord Chesterfield. Our talking is trustles, our cares do abound;

They said that all the field
Our fauners deemd faithfull, and friendshippe a foe.

No other flowre did for that purpose yeeld;
Hence ev'ry state, to one lov'd blessing prone,

Mirrour for Magistrates, p. 85.

But quoth a nimble fay that by did stand:
Conforms and models life to that alone :

If you could give 't the colour of yond hand.
With flattering wordes he sweetly wooed her,
Each to the fav'rile happiness attends,

Browne. Britannia's Pastorals, b. ii. s. 3
And offered faire guiftes t'allure her sight;
And spurns the plan that aiins at other ends ;
But she both offers and the offerer

I thank the wise Silenus, for his prayse,
Till carried to excess in each domain,
Despysde, and all the fawning of the flatterer.

Stand forth, bright Faies, and Elves, and tune your layes
This fav’rite good begets peculiar pain.

Unto his name: then let your nimble feet
Goldsmith. The Traveller.

Spenser. Faeric Quecne, b. iii. c. 8.

Tread subtill circles, that may alwayes meet
And, O, if vught thy Poet can pretend

All the cittie besides was joious, the dictator (alone) gave In point to him.-B. Jonson. Oberon the Fairy Prince.

no credit either to the bruit that was blased, or to the letters; Bevond his fav'rite wish to call thee friend,

saying withall, that if it were true, yet he feared more the FEAGUE Be it that here his tuneful toil has drest


says, Fease or feag, flaThe Muse of Fresnoy in a modern vest.

fawning than frowning of fortune.- Holland. Livivs, p. 447. gellare, virgis cædere, to whip, to beat with rods,Mason. To Sir Joshua Reynolds. A woman scorn'd, with ease I'll work to vengeance ;

from Teut. Fegen, to sweep, to cleanse; or from It has been remarked, that there is no Prince so bad, With humble, fawning, wise, obsequious arts,

ficken, to rub. Feige, carpere, obtrectare, also whose favourites and ininisters are not worse.

I'll rule the whirl and transport of her soul;

from Ger. Fegen. See Fag.
Burke. A Vindication of Natural Society. Then, what her reason hates, her rage may act.

Smith. Phædra & Hippolitus.
It is this unnatural infusion of a system of favourilism

And eke my feare is well the lasse,
into a government which in a great part of its constitution As he doth not affect any poor base ends, so he will not

That none enuie shall compasse, is popular, that has raised the present ferment in the nation. defile his fair intentions by sordid means of compassing

Without a reasonable wite Id. On the Present Discontents. them; such as are illusive simulations and subdolous arti- To feige and blame that I write.---Gower. To the Reder. fices, and servile crouchings and fawnings, and the like.

When a knotty point comes I lay my head close to it, with FAUSEN. A very large fish of the eel kind.

Burrow, vol. i. Ser. 5.

a snuff-box in my hand : and then I feague it away i'faith. Skinner says, “I know not whether from the Lat. He that fawningly enticed the soul to sin, will now as

Duke of Buckingham. The Rehearsal, Falr, (q.d.) faleinus, because in its length and bitterly upbraid it for having sinned.-Soulh, vol. ix. Ser. 1.

FE'ALTY. Fr. Feaulté; It. Fedeltá; Sp. frequent bending it so far resembles a falx or

In Bishop Gardiner he supported the insolent dignity of a Fieldad; Lat. Fidelitas, fidelis, fides, faith. Fideles hooked cutter."

persecutor; and, compleatly a priest, shifted it in an in

stant to the fawning insincerity of a slave, as soon as Henry homines, (as Skinner observes,) pro servis, occurs Thus pluckt he from the shore his lance, and left the

frowned.-Walpole. Anecdotes of Painting, vol. iv. c. 1. as early as Ælius Lampridius, in vitâ Alexandri
waues to wash
The waue sprung entrailes, about which, fausens and

Severi Augusti. Per fideles homines suos. See
FAWN, r. } Fr. Faor, fan, from infars, (Me- also Du Cange.
other fish
Did shole, to nibble of the fat, which his sweet kidneys
Fawn, n. snage.)

Fidelity or faithfulness.
“ Fr. Fan, —a fawn or hind-calf; the young Blackstone.

See the quotation from
Chapman. Homer. Iliad, b. xxi.
FAWE, i. e. fain ; glad, (qv.)
one of any such beast : as also, of an elephant.”

Whan thise Bretons tuo were fled out of this lond,
To fawn,—to bring forth a fawn.
I governed hem so wel after my lawe,

Ine toke his feaute of alle that lond helde.
That eche of hem ful blisful was and sawe
And many an hart, and many an hinde

8. Brunne, p. 3.
To bringen me gay thinges fro the feyre.
Was both before me and behind,

For the Emperour vowed to the Pope not an oath of alChaucer. The Wif of Bathes Prologue, v. 582. Of fawnes, sowers, buckes, does

leageance and fealtye, but of defendinge the Christian fayth,
Was full the wodde, and many roes. --Chaucer. Dreame.
FAWN, v.

for as much as the taking of this oath maketb not greater
Minshew says, perhaps from
The dow lacking her fanne: the hind her calfe, braie no

dignitye in temporall thinges.
Gr. Puev, to speak, to say. Skin-
longer time after their losse, but seeing their lacke to be

Bale. Pageant of Popes, fol. 135.
Fa’WNING, n. ner,-from A. S. Fandian, to try; without remedy, they cease their sorow within short space. And whé he was comen to the citie of Reynes, thyder
FA'WNER. His Vir Rev. from Eng. Fuin,

Wilson. Arte of Rhetorique, p. 78.

came vnto hym many nobles, as well out of Burgoyne as FA'WNINGLY. glad ; (Quia, sc. Blandientes Knowest thou the time when ye wylde goates brige their

out of other partyes of Frauce & dyd ynto hym feauty & hosolent præ se ferre alacritatem.) And it is per- yonge amōg the stony rockes ? or layest yu wayte when the

mage.-Fabyan, vol. i. c. 131. haps from the same source as fain, i. e. the A. S. hyndes vse to fawne.-Bible, 1551. Job, c. 39.

Henry deceasing, Maude the empresse his right heire (to Fayn-ian, gaudere, lætari, to be glad, to rejoice,

The cook, sir, is self-will’d, and will not learn

whom the prelates and nobles had sworne feally in her to fain.

From my experience: there's a fawn brought in.

father's life time) was put by the crowne by the prelates and

barons; who thought it basenesse for so many and great To show or manifest signs of pleasure, joy or Massinger. A New Way to Pay Old Debts, Act iii. sc. 2.

peers to be subject to a woman, and that they were freed of gladness, of gratitude or fondness; and thus, to Then as a tyger, who by chance hath spi'd

their oath by her marrying out of the realine, without their blandish, to cringe, to court or sue flatteringly, In some purlieu two gentle faunes at play,

consents.-Prynne. Treachery and Disloyalty, &c. pt. i. p.35. servilely; to sue for kindness, to subserve.

Straight couches close, then rising changes oft
His couchant watch, as one who chose his ground

- In your Court

Suitors voluptuous swarm; with amorous wiles
And woneden in wildernesse a mong wilde beastes
Whence rushing he might surest seize them both

Studious to win your consort, and seduce
Ac dorat no beste byten hem. by daye ne by nyghte,
Grip't in each paw. Millon. Paradise Lost, b. iv.

Her from chaste fealty to joys impure,
Bote myldeliche whan thei metten maden louh chere
She rais'd her voice on high, and sung so clear,

In bridal pomp; vain efforts !
And feyre by fore tho nen. fawhnede whith the tayles.
The fawns came scudding from the groves to hear,

Penton. Homer Imitated. Odyssey, b. il.
Piers Powman, p. 286.
And all the bending forest lent an ear.

There is a natural allegiance and feally due to this domi-
And as I went there came by me

Dryden. The Flower and the Leaf.neering paramount evil, (avarice,] from all the vassal vices,
A whelp that fawned me as I stood
So with her young, amid the woodland shades,

which acknowledge its superiority, and readily militate That had yfolowed, and coud no good :

A timorous hind the lion's court invades,

under its banners; and it is under that discipline alone that It cam and crept to me as lowe

Leaves in that fatal lair the tender farons,

avarice is able to spread to any considerable extent, or to Right as it had me yknew

Climbs the green cliff, or feeds the flowery lawns.

render itself a general publick mischief. Held down his heed, anu joyned his eares

Pope. Homer. Odyssey, b. iv.

Burke. On the Nabob of Arcot's Debts.
And laid all smothe downe his heeres.-Chaucer. Dreame.
The Nymphs, that o'er the mountain's brow

The condition annexed to them (fees or fiets) was that the
There is no good for to be done,

Pursue the lightly-bounding roe,

possessor should do service faithfully, both at home and in whilste we are lyuyng here:

Or chase the flying fawn.-Fawkes. Ode to Summer. the wars, to him by whom they were given; for which pur. Excepte we lye, faune, flatter, face,

pose he took the juramentum fidelitatis, or oath of feally. cap, kneele, ducke, crouche, smaile, flere. FA'XED. A.S. Fear, the hair of the head; a

Blackstone. Commentaries, b. ii. c. 4. Drant. Horace, b. i. Sat. 9, bush of hair, the locks, (Somner.)

FEAR, v.

A. S. Fær-an,—to fear, to
Wee must be ware that we open not our eares to flatterers,
nor suffer ourselues to be wonne or ouercomed with fauning which is all one with stella crinita, or cometa.
They (the old English) could call a comet, a faxed starre,

FEAR, n.

terrify or make afraid, (Som. or humble behauiour of others toward vs.

Camden. Remaines. The Languages.


ner.) Sw. Fara; Dut. Vaeren; Udal. Flowers of Latine Speaking, fol. 67.


Ger. Faren, timere, metuere, Instead thereof he kist her wearie feet,

FAY, i. e. faith, by my faith, by my troth or FE'ARFULLY. terrere, facere ut metuat ; to
And lickt her lilly hands with fawning tong;

fear or cause to fear.

Ajhe her wronged innocence did weet.
And with hire hed she writhed fast away,

O how can beautie maister the most strong.

common etymology is the Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. i. c. 3. And sayde; I wol not kisse thee by my fay.


Chaucer. The Milleres Tale, v. 3284.
Hee boulder now, uncall'd before her stood

FEARLESSNESS. But the Sw. Fara; Dut.
But as in gaze admiring : oft he bowd
As God me helpe, I laugh whan that I thinke,

Vaeren; Ger. Faren; and A. S. Faran, signify,
His turret (rest, and sleek enamel'd neck,

How pitously a night I made hem swinke,
Fawning, and lick'd the ground whereon she trod.

But by my fay, I tolde of it no store.

to go, to go away; and hence, probably, to run Millon, Paradise Lost, b. ix,

and from the motion Id. The Wif of Bathes Prologue, v. 5785. or cause to run away :

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Fear is a painful sensation, produced by the limpedlato

Anl. Thou canst not feare rs Pompey with thy salics. extended to the feeling which caused it, i. e. to

Weele spcake with thee at sea.

apprehension of some impending evil. feei or cause the feeling of, dread or terror. Shakespeare. Antony & Cleopatra, Act ii. sc. 6.

Cogan. On the Passiors, c. 2. s. 3 To fee, or cause to fce, or escape or avoid,

Ang. We must make a scar-crow of the Law,

Yet the disgraced religion, by courage and constancy in from, (sc.) any ill or risk of ill ; to have or cause,

Setting it vp to feare the birds of prey,

suffering, still kept its enemies anxious amidst all their sucsensations of terror, of dread, of timorousness, of

And let it keepe one shape, till costume make it

cess, and fearful amidst all their power, for what might be

the final issue.

Their pearch, and not their terrour. awe; to scare, to terrify or affright, to dread; to affray or be afraid. See the second quotation

Warburton. Julian's Attempt to Rebuild the Temple.

Id. Measure for Measure, Act ll. sc. 1. from Cogan.

Pet. Now for my life Hortentio feares his widow. With hasty step a figure outward past, Fearful,--full of fear, full of that which causes Wid. Then neuer trust me if I be affeard.

Then paus'd-and turn'd-and paus'd—-'tis she at last ! fear; dreadful; also of the sense or feeling of fear;

Pet. You are verie sencible, and yet you misse my No poniard in that hand-nor sign of il

" Thanks to that softning heart-she could not kill !" timid, cowardly.

I meane Hortentio is aseard of you.

Again he look'd, the wildness of her eye

Id. Taming of the Shrew, Act v. sc. 2. Starts from the day abrupt and fearfully.
Heo ferden rigt as gydie men, myd wam no red nas.

Byron. The Corsair, c. 3. 8. 9.
R. Gloucester, p. 166.
O coward conscience ! how dost thou amict me!

That religion, which renders void the first precept of my
The lights burn blew. Is it not dead midnight?
The liors neyde & lepte, that yt was gret fere.--Id. p. 459.

Cold fearefull drops stand on my trembling flesh.

text, by taking away the fear of God, will always be for Some with grete processyon in gret angtysse and fere. What? do I fear myselfe? There's none else by.

introducing a form of government which renders void the Wepynde byuore the kyng, and her relykes myd hem bere.

Id. Rich. III. Act v. sc. 3. second, by taking away all honour from the king. And so,
Id. p. 177.

reciprocally, will an honourless king promote the worship of
Malbecco seeing them resolved in deed

a fearless God. -Warburton. Works, vol. ix. Ser. 14. Malcolme, whan he it herd, fled for ferd.

To flame the gates, and hearing them to call
R. Brunne, p. 88.
For fire in earnest, ran with fearfull speed,

In these circumstances they should still continue to trade
Ther speres poynt ouer poynt, so sare and so thikke,

And, to them calling from the castle wall,

cheerfully and fearlessly as before. & fast togidere joynt, to se it was ferlike. Id. p. 305. Besought them humbly him to beare withall.

Burke. On a late State of the Nation.

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. ill. c. 9.
For Godes blesside body, hit bar for our bote.

This fearlessness of temper depends upon natural consti-
And hit a fereth the feonde.-Piers Plouhman, p. 365.
The image of a wicked heynous fault

tution as much as any quality we can possess, for where the
Liues in his eye: that close aspect of his

animal system is strong and robust it is easily acquired, but Ran cow and call, and eke the veray hogges Does shew the mood of a much troubled brest,

when the nerves are weak and extremely sensible they fall 80 fered were for berking of the dogges, And I do fearefully belecue 'tis done

presently into tremours that throw the mind off the hinges And shouting of the men and women eke, What we so fear'd he had a charge to do.

and cast a confusion over her. They ronnen so, hem thought hir hertes breke.

Shakespeare. King John, Act iv. sc. 2.

Search. Light of Nature, vol. i. pt. ij. c. 31.
Chaucer. The Nonnes Preestes Tale, v. 15,892.
He knew great mindes disorder'd by mistake,

Judging that we should soon come into cold weather, I

Defend, thro' pride, the errours they repent;
Then was I serd, for that was min office.

ordered slops to be served to such as were in want; and gave
And with a lover's fearfulness he spake
Id. The Chanones Yemannes Tale, v, 16,392.

to each man the fear-nought jacket and trowsers allowed
Thus humbly, that extremes he might prevent.

them by the Admiralty.-Cook. Voyages, b. i. c. 2.

Davenant. Gondibert, b. iii. c. 1.
Unmighty is that wretchedness, which is entred by the
fedfull wenyng of the wretche himself.

A gay matter indeed, and a proper device to salve their

Feasable, from the Fr.
Chaucer. The Testament of Loue, b. ii.

cowardice, under a colour of civile dissention to cloke their FE'ASIBLE, n. Faisable, faisible,--which
And eke so loude his belle is ronge,
fearfulnesse.--Holland. Livivs, p. 74.

FEASIBILITY. That of the noyse, and of the soune

can or may be done ;Men fearen hým in all the towne Then Talus forth issuing from his tent

FE'ASIBLENESS. from the verb Faire, faWell more than thei done of thonder.

Unto the wall his way did fearelesse take

cere, (q.d.) facibilis, (Skinner.) Gower. Con. A. b. yii. To weeten what that trumpet's sounding ment.

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. v. c. 3.

That can or may be done, performed, or pracAnd then it (air) breketh the cloudes all,

tised That whiche of so great noyse craken,

Prequence of conversation gives us freedome of accesse to
That thei the fearefull thonder maken.-Id. Ib.

God; and makes us poure out our hearts to him as fully and Paul. What's your suit, sir ?
as fearelesly as to our friends.

Infor. 'Tis feasible: here are three arrant knaves
Lyke as the good husbande, whan he hath sowen his

Bp. Hall. Cont. Of the Calling of Moses. Discovered by my art. grounde, setteth vp cloughtes or thredes, which some call

Massinger. The Emperor of the East, Act i. sc. 1. shailes, some bléchars, or other lyke shewes, to feare away

The best of the heathen emperours (that was honoured byrdes, whiche he foreseeth redye to deuoure and hurte his

with the title of piety) iustly magnified that courage of So Charies VIIJ., King of France, finding the warre of corne.--Sir T. Elyot, Gorernovr, b. i. c. 23. Christians which made them insult over their tormenters,

Britaine (which afterwards was compounded by marriage) and by their fearelesness of earthquakes, and deaths, argued not so feasible, pursued his enterprise upon Naples, which And though none of the wonders feared them, yet were

the truth of their religion.-1d. {eaven upon Earth, s. 3. he accomplisht with wonderful facility and felicity. they afrayd at the beastes which came vpon them, and at

Bacon, On Learning, by G. Wats, b. ii. c. 12. the hyssinge of the serpentes.

Now glut yourselves with prey; let not the night,
Bible, 1551. Apocrypha. The Boke of Wisdome. Nor those thick woods, give sanctuary to

Hence it is, that we conclude many things within the list
Therefore Jesus minding to make them bolde and voide The fear-struck hares, our enemies.

of impossibilities, which yet are easie feasibles. of all feare, and also conquerours agaynste al assaultes of

Massinger. The Bashful Lover, Act ii. sc. 5.

Glanvill. The Vanity of Dogmatizing c. 12. the moste sore and vehement troubles, rebuking theyr Long mute he stood, and leaning on his staff,

Whereby men often swallow falsities for truths, dubiosities greate feare: Why feare ye (quoth he) ye menne of lytel His wonder witness'd with an idiot laugh;

for certainties, feasibilities for possibilities, and things imfayth. --Udal. Matthew, c. 8.

Then would have spoke, but by his glimmering sense possible as possibilities themselves.

First found his want of words, and fear'd oflence. The verie houre and instant that they should goe forward

Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. i. c. 5. with their businesse; a wonderfull and terrible earthquake

Dryden. Cymon & Iphigenia.

A11 opinion of the fecibleness or successfulness of the work fell throughout all England: whereupon diuers of the suffra- In dreams they fearful precipices tread;

being as necessary to found a purpose of undertaking it, as ganes being feated, by the strange and wonderfull demon- Or, shipwreck'd, labour to some distant shore:

either the authority of commands, or the persuasiveness of stration, doubting what it should mean, thought it good to Or in dark churches walk among the dead;

promises, or pungency of menaces, or prospect of mischiefs leaue off from their determinate purpose.

They wake with horrour, and dare sleep no more. upon neglect, can be imagined to be. Fox. Martyrs, p. 401. Wiclis's Articles Condemned.

Id. Annus Mirabilis.

Hammond. Works, vol. i. p. 473. And at the last some that would not obey, hee put to death, But it seems he did it covertly and fearfully, and was They discoursed of surprising the guards; and that the to seare the rest withall.

afterwards drawn off, either by the love of the world or the Duke, the Lord Grey, and Sir Thomas Armstrong (as he Vires. Instruction of a Christian Woman, b. i. c. 11. fears of the cross: of which it appears Bucer had then some remembers) went one night to view the guards; and the Fellowship and Friendships hest

apprehensions, though he expressed them very modestly. next day at his house they said it was very feasible if they

Burnet. History of the Reformation, an. 1547. With thy fearers all I hold

had strength to do it. Such as hold thy biddings best.- Sidney, Ps. 119. H. All the various and vicious actions of men were overruled

Slale Trials. William Lord Russell, an. 1683.
by his providence; the falseness of Judas, the fearfulness of
And you bis fearers, all the rest

Some discourse there was about the feasibleness of it, and
Pilate, and the malice of the Jews were subservient to God's
The same to say with me be prest.-Id. Ps. 118.

several times by accident, in general discourse elsewhere, I
eternal design.-Bates. Harmony of the Divine Attrib. c. 13. have heard it mentioned as a thing might easily be done, but
Suche of them as wold seme to be lesse fearefull, sayd
And like a lion, slumbering in the way,

never consented to as fit to be done.--Id. Ib. p. 692. they feared not the enemy, but the narrownes of the wais, and the greatnes of the woods that laye betwene them and Or sleep dissembling, while he waits his prey,

Yet this did not hinder me from prosecuting a design, Ariouistus; or else they cast doubts howe theyr grayne

His fearless foes within his distance draws,

whose feasibility I considered. - Boyle. Works, vol.iii. p.569.

Constrains his roaring, and contracts his paws; should be commodiously conueyed after theym.

Golding. Cæsar, fol. 30.
Till at the last, his time for fury found,

Here is a principle of a nature, to the multitude, the most
He shoots with sudden vengeance from the ground. seductive, always existing before their eyes, as a thing
When the king vnderstoode that they made towardes him

Dryden. Absalom 8 Achitophel. | feasible in practice.-Burke. Thoughts on French Affairs.
with such speede, he fled for fenre, and leauing behinde him
his hoste and all his furniture for the warres, he searefullye show their fearlessness even of God himself

, by openly
To dare undauntedly to revile the Maker of all things, and FEAST, v.

Fr. Fester, festoyer ; It. Fes-
Tetyred vnto his kingedome.--Id. I istine, fol. 10.
trampling upon his commandments in their lives, and re-

Feast, n.

tare, festeggiare ; Sp. Festear, Foarfulnes is nothing els, but a declarynge that a man proaching his name by vain oaths and profane speeches. FE'ASTER

festejar, from the Lat. Festum, Beketh helpe and defence, to answere for him selse.

Clarke, vol. i. Ser. 51. Fe'astFUL.
Bible, 1551. The Book of Wisdome, c. 17.

and festum or festus dies, from
In most cases as soon as we cease to fear, we begin to

FE'ASTING, n. The next morning, thinking to fear him, because he had hope; for there are few situations so completely dark and

the Gr. 'Eorlav, i.e. festum diem never seen elephant before, Pyrrus commanded his men that gloomy as to exclude every say of consolatory hope.

agere; as when we celebrate with a bunquet a when they saw Fabricius and him talking together, they

Cogan. On the Passions, c. 2. s. 3.

natal or wedding day. The verb cotiur, Vossius shouleuring one of his greatest elephants, and set him hard

adds, is from otla, which signifies as well the by them, behind a hanging: which being done, at a certain First Fear his hand, its skill to try,

lares or hearth, as Vesta, foci vel ignis præses : sizn by Pyrrus given, suddenly the banging was pulled Amid the chords bewilder'd laid, kick, and the elephant with his trunk was over Fabricius's And back recoil'd, he knew not why,

and thus, éotlar, is properiy, to receive or enterlivad, and gave terrible and fearful cry:

E'en at the sound himself had made.

tain any one-convivio apud larem suum, i.e. in Norih. Plutarch, p. 340.

Collins. The Passions. his house. 172

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