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English Etymology: Or, a Derivative Dictionary of the English Language
George William Lemon
Volledige weergave - 1783
English Etymology, or a derivative dictionary of the English language in two ...
George William LEMON
Volledige weergave - 1783
according adds alſo antient appearance autem bead bear becauſe Belg better called Caſaub Celtic Clel comes commonly compound conſequently Gr contraction derived derived ŗ dialect elſe enim eſt etiam etym evidently explains firſt formed former forte French Gall given gives Greek head hence Heſych idea Ital Italy Junius language Latin latter likewiſe manner meaning moſt muſt natural obſerves origin perhaps perſon probably properly quś quafi quaſi quia quod refers rived Romans round ſame root Saxon ſays ſee ſeems ſeen ſenſe ſeu ſhould ſignifies ſince Skinn Skinner ſome ſometimes ſtill ſuch ſuppoſe tells Teut theſe thing thoſe trace true unde undoubtedly uſed verb Voff whence word write written
Pagina 14 - Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But cloud instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and for the book of knowledge fair Presented with a universal blank Of Nature's works to me expunged and rased, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out.
Pagina 20 - Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!
Pagina 38 - tis, to cast one's eyes so low ! The crows and choughs that wing the midway air Show scarce so gross as beetles : half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire, dreadful trade! Methinks he seems no bigger than his head : The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice ; and yond...
Pagina 18 - CHIMERA ; a fabulous monster, breathing flames, with the head of a lion, the body of a goat, and the tail of a dragon, which laid waste the fields of Lycia, and was at last destroyed by Bcllerophon.
Pagina 20 - Pale as his shirt, his knees knocking each other, And with a look so piteous in purport As if he had been loosed out of hell To speak of horrors, he comes before me.
Pagina 46 - W'HEN civil dudgeon firft grew high, And men fell out they knew not why; "When hard words, jealoufies and fears, Set folks together by the ears, And made them fight like mad or drunk, 5 For Dame Religion as for punk ; Whofe honefty they all durft fwear for, Tho...