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with a close attention to the tenor of the dis- TENT.". s. (tente, Fr. tentorium, Lat.} course, and a perfect neglect of the divisions into 1. A soldier's moveable lodging-place, chapters and verses.
commonly made of canvas extended 3. A sound in musick. The treble cutteth the air too sharp to make
The Turks, the more to terrify Corfu, taking the sound equal; and therefore a mean or tenor is the sweetest part.
a hill not far from it, covered the same with tonts, Bacon.
Knolles. Water and air he for the tener chose,
Because of the same craft he wrought with Earth made the base, the treble flame arose.
them; for by occupation they were tent makers. Conley.
Acts. TENSE. adj. (tensus, Latin.] Stretched;
2. Any temporary babitation; a pavilion. stiff; not lax.
He saw a spacious plain, whereon For the free passage of the sound into the car, Were tents of various hue: by some were herds it is requisite that the tympanum be tense, and Of cattle grazing.
Milton. hard stretched, otherwise the laxness of the To Chassis' pleasing plains he took his way, membrane will certainly dead and damp the There pitch'd his tents, and there resolv'd to sound.
Dryden. TENSE. x. s. [temps, Fr. tempus, Lat.] In 3. (tente, Fr.] A roll of lint put into a
grammar, tense, in strict speaking, is only a variation of the verb to signify
Modest doubt is call'd time.
Clarke. The beacon of the wise; the tent that searches As foresight, when it is natural, answers to
To th' bottom of the worst. Sbakspeare. memory, so when methodical it answers to re A declining oritice keep open by a small tent miniscence, and may be called forecast; all of dipt in some medicaments, and after digestion them expressed in the tenses given to verbs. Me withdraw the tent and heal it.
Wiseman, mory saith, I did see; reminiscence, I had seen; 4. [vino tinto, Spanish.] A species of wine foresight, I shall see; forecast, I shall have seen. deeply red, chiefly from Gallicia in
Grew. Ladies, without knowing what tenses and par To Tent. V. n. (from the noun.] To
Spain. ticiples are, speak as properly and as correctly as gentlemen.
Locke. lodge as in a tent; to tabernacle. He should have the Latin words given him
The smiles of knaves in their first case and terise, and should never be
Tent in my checks, and schoolboys' tears take up left to seek them himself from a dictionary.
The glasses of my sight.
Sbakspeare Watts. To Tent. v. a. To search as with a media TE'NSENESS. n. s. [from tense. ] Con cal tent. traction ;' tension: the contrary to
I'll tent him to the quick; if he but blench, laxity.
I know my course.
Shakspeare. Should the pain and tenseness of the part con
I have some wounds upon me, and they smart, tinue, the operation must take place. Sbarpo
-Well might they fester 'gainst ingratitude,
And tent theinselves with death. TE'NSIBLE. adj. (tensus, Lat.] Capable
Some surgeons, possibly against their own of being extended.
judgments, keep wounds tented, often to the ruin Gold is the closest, and therefore the heaviest, of their patient.
Wiseman. of metals, and is likewise the most flexible and TENTATIOx. n. s.(tentation, Fr. tentatio,
Bacon. TENSILE. adj. (tensilis, Latin.) Capable
Lat.] Trial ; temptation.
The first delusion Satan put upon Eve, and of extension.
his whole tentation, when he said, Ye shall not All bodies ductile and tensile, as metals that
die, was, in his equivocation, You shall not incur will be drawn into wires, have the apperite of
Brorun. not discontinuing.
Bacon, TENTATIVE. adj. (tentative, effort, Fr. TE'NSION. n. š. (tension, Fr. tensus, Lat.] tento, Lat.] Trying ; essaying. 1. The act of stretching; not laxation. This is not scientifical, but sentative. Berkley. It can have nothing of vocal sound, voice being
TENTED. adj. [trom ten!.] Covered with raised by stiff tension of the larynx; and on the
These arms of mine till now have us'd
Their dearest action in the tented field. Shaksp. 3. The state of being stretched; not The toe deceiv'd, he pass'd the tented plain, laxity.
In Troy to mingle with the hostile train. Pope. Still are the subtle strings in tension found, Like those of lutes, to just proportion wound,
TE'NTER. 1. s. I tendo, tentus, Lat.) Which of the air's vibration is the force.
1. A hook on which things are stretched. Blackmore.
2. To be on the TESTERS, To be on the TE'NSIVE. adj. (tensus, Lat.] Giving a
stretch; to be in difficulties; to be in sensation of stiffness or contraction.
suspense From choler is a hot burning pain; a beating
In all my past adventures, pain from the pulse of the artery; a tensive pain
I ne'er was set so on ihe senters; from disteption of the parts by the fulness of
Or taken tardy with dilemma,
Fleyer. That every way I turn does hiem me. Hudibras. 1. s. [tensus, Lat.] The act of To TE'NTER. V. a. (trom the noun.) To”,
or state of being stretched ; stretch by hooks. the contrary to laxation or laxity.
A blown bladder pressed riseth agdin; and This motion upon pressure, and the reciprocal
when leather of cloth is tentered, it springeth thereof, motion upon tensure, we call motion of
Bacon. liberty, which is, when any body being forced to TO TE'NTER. V. n. To admit extension. a preternatural extent restoreth itself to the na Woollen cloth will tenter, linen scarcely. Bacon.
humours. TE'NSURE. n. s.
Torebration of trees inakes them prosper bere
ter; and also it maketh the fruit sweater and
Teyri. adj. [teoða, Sax.] First after the TE'NURE. n. s. [teneo, Lat. tenure, French; ninth ; ordinal of ten.
tenura, law Lat.) The manner whereby It may be thought the less strange, if others tenements are holden of their lo:ds. Cannot do as much at the tenth or twentieth trial In Scotland are four tenures; the first is pura as we did after much practice.
Boyle eleemosina, which is proper to spiritual men, TENTH. n. s. (from the adjective.]
paying nothing for it, but devoia animarum 1. The tenth part.
suffragia; the second they call feu, which holds Of all the horses,
of the king, church, barons, or others, paying The treasure in the field atchiev'd, and city,
a certain duty called feudi firma; the third is a We render you the tenth.
holding in blanch by payment of a penny, rose, By decimation and a lithed death,
pair of gilt spurs, or some such thing, it asked; If thy revenges hunger for that food
the fourth is by service of ward and rr lief, where Which nature loaths, take thou the destin'd
the heir being minor is in the custody of his lord, tentb.
together with his lands, and lands holden in this To purchase but the tenth of all their store,
manner are called feudum de hauberk or houbert, Would make the mighty Persian monare poor.
feudum militare or loricatum. Tenure in gross Dryden.
is the tenure in capite; for the crown is called a Suppose half an ounce of silver nok worth a
seignory in gross, because a corporation of and by itself.
Corve! bushel of wheat; but should there be next year a scarcity, five ounces of silver would purchase
The service foilows the tenure of lands; and the but one bushel, so that money would be then
lands were given away by the kings of England nine tenths less worth in respect of food. Locke.
to those lords.
Senset. 2. Title.
The uncertainty of tenure, by which all worldly With cheerful heart
things are held, ministers very unpleasant medi
tation. The tenth of thy increase bestow, and own
Man must be known, his strength, his state, Heav'n's bounceous goodness, that will sure
And by that tenure he holds all of fate. Dryden. repay . Thy grateful duty.
TEPEFA'ction, n. s. (tepefacio, Latin] 3. Tentbs are that yearly portion which all
The act of warming to a small degree. livings ecclesiastical yield to the king.
TEʻrid. adj. (tepidus, Lat.) Lukewarm; The bishop of Rome pretended right
warm in a small degree. to this revenue by example of the
The tepid caves, and fens, and shores,
Their brood as numerous hatch. Milton. high priest of the Jews, who had tenths He with his tepid rays the rose renews from the Levites, till by Henry the And licks the dropping leaves, and dries the Eighth they were annexed to the crown.
Such things as relax the skin are likewise TE'NTHLY. adv. [from tentb.] In the
sudorifick; as warm water, friction, and tepid
vapours. tentk place.
TEPI'DITY. n. s. (from tepid.] Luke. TENTIGINOUS. adj. [tentigo, Lat.] Stiff;
warmness. stretched. TE'NTWORT. n. s.(adiantum album, Lat.)
TE'Pok. n. s. [tepor, Latin.] LukewarmA plant.
ness; gentle heat. Ainsworth.
The small-pox, mortal during such a season, TENUIFO'LI0us. adj. (tenuis and folium, grew more favourable by the repor and moisture Lat.) Having thin leaves.
in April. Tenu'ITY. n. s. (tenuité, Fr. tenuitas, ,
TERATO'LOGY. n. s. [7 guzu and asya] from tenuis, Lat.)
Bombast; affectation of false sublimity. I. Thinness; exility; smallness; minute.
Baila. ness ; not grossness.
TERCE. n. s. [tierce, Fr. triens, Latin.) Firs and pines inount of themselves in height vessel containing forty-two gallons of without side boughs; partly heat, and partly wine ; the third part of a butt or pipe, tenzity of juice, sending the sap upwards. Bacon,
Consider the divers figurings of the brain; the strings or filaments thereof; their difference in
In the poet's verse
The king's fanie lics, go now deny his tierit.
Glanoille. tenuity, ox aptness for inotion. Alin.ent cireulating through an animal body, TEREBINTHINATE. I adj. [terebint bute,
Ben jaesen. is reduced to an almost inperceptible benuity before it can serve animal purposes. Arbuthnot.
I Fr. terebintburrin At the height of four thousand miles the æther Lat.] Consisting of turpentine ; mixed js of that wonderful tenuity, that if a small with turpentine. sphere of common air, of an inch diameter,
Salt serum may be evacuated by urine, by should be expanded to the thinness of that æther, terebinthinates; as tops of pine in all our ale. it would more than take up the orb of Saturn,
Floger which is many million times bigger than the To TE'REBRATE. qu. a. (terebra, Latin.) carth.
To bore ; to perforate; to pierce. 2. Poverty ; meanness. Not used.
Consider the threefold effect of Jupiter's The renuity and contempt of clergymen will soon let them see what a poor carcass they are,
trisulk, ro burn, discuss, and terebrake. Brott.
Earth-worms are completely adapted to their when parted from the intuence of that supre
way of life, for terebrating the earch, and creer macy.
King Cbarles. TE'NUOUS, adj. (tenuis, Latin.] Thin; TEREBRA'TION. 7. s. [from terebrate.] small; minute.
The act of boring or piercing. Another way of their attraction is by a tenuous emanatior., or continued eMuvium, which after pe distance retracteth unto itself, Brown. better.
TERGE'MINOUS. adj. [tergeminus, Lat.) day; the third is Trinity term, begin. Threefold.
ning the Friday next after Trinity SunTERGIVERSA'Tion. The s. [tergum and day, and ending the Wednesday fortverso, Latin.)
night after; the fourth is Michaelmas 1. Shift ; subterfuge ; evasion.
term, beginning the sixth of November, Writing is to be preferred before verbal con. ir, if that be Sunday, the next day ferences, as being freer from passions and ter
after, and ending the twenty-eighth of giversations.
Cowell. 2. Change ; fickleness. The colonel, after all his tergiversations, lost
The firm suiters may speed their business:
for the end of these sessions delivereth them his life in the king's service. Clarendor. TERM. th s. [terminus, Latin.)
space enough to overtake the beginning of the
Garety 1. Limit; boundary.
Too long vacation hasten'd on his term. Milt. Corruption is a reciprocal to generation; and Those men employed as justices daily in term they two are as nature's two terms or bounda time consult with one another.
Hale, sies, and the guides to life and death. Bacon, What are these to those vast heaps of crimes 2. (terme, Fr.) The word by which a thing
Which terms prolong?
Dryden. is expressed. A word of art.
To Teum. v. a. (from the noun.] To To apply notions philosophical to plebeian
name; to call. terms, or to say, where the notions cannot fitly be reconciled, that there wanteth a term or
Men term what is beyond the liinits of the nomenclature for it, be but shifts of ignorance.
universe imaginary space, as if no body existed in it.
Locke. Bacon. TE'RMAGANCY. n. s. [from termagant.) Those parts of nature into which the chaos was divided, they signified by dark and obscure
Turbulence; tumultuousness. aames, which we have expressed in their plain
By a violent termagancy of temper, she may and proper terms.
never suffer him to have a moment's peace. In painting, the greatest beauties cannot always
Barker, be expressed for want of terms. Dryden.
TE'RMAGANT. adj. (týn and magan, Had the Roman tongue continued vulgar, it Sax. eminently powerful.] would have been necessary, from the many terms 1. Tumultuous; turbulent. of art required in trade and in war, to have made "T was time to counterfeit, or that hot ters
ters great additions to it.
Swift. mugant Scot had paid me scot and lot too. 3. Words; language.
Shakspeare. Would curses kill, as doth the mandrake's 2. Quarrelsome; scolding; furious. groan,
The eldest was a termagant, imperious, prodiI would invenc as bitter searching terms,
gal, prorligate wench.
Arbubnor, As curst, as harsh, as horrible to hear. Sbaksp. TERMAGANT. n. s. A scold; a brawling
God to Satan first his doom apply'd, Though in mysterious terms.
turbulent woman. It appears in Shak4. Condition; stipulation.
speare to have been anciently used of Well, on my terms thou wilt not be my
heir? men. It was a kind of heathen deity ex.
Dryden. tremely vociferous and tumultuous in Enjoy thy love, since such is thy desire: the ancient farces and puppetshows. Live, though unhappy, live on any terms. Dryd. I would have such a fellow whipt for o'er
Did religion bestox heaven, without any terms or conditions, indifferently upon all, there would
doing termugant; it outherods Herod. Sbaksp.
For zeal's a dreadful termagant, be no infidel.
That teaches saints to tear and rant. Hudibras. We flattered ourselves with reducing France
She threw his periwig into the fire:
well, to our own terms by the want of money, but said he, thou art a brave termsgant. Tatler, have been still disappointed by the great sums imported from America.
The sprites of tiery termagants in fia ne
Mount up, and take a salamander's name. Pope. s. termine, old fr.] Time for which any TŁ'RHER. 2.5. [from term.] One who thing lasts; a limited time. I am thy father's spirit,
travels up to the term. Doom'd for a certain term to walk the night.
Nor have my title leaf on posts or walls,
Or in cieft sticks advanced to make calls
For termers, or some clerk-like serving-man. time?
Ben Fox:99. No; let us draw her term of freedom out
TE'IMINABLE. alj. [from terminate.). In its full length, and spin it to the last. Addison. Limitable; tbat admits of bounds. 6. [In law.] The time in which the tri- T, TE'MINATE. D. a. [termnino, Lat. terbunals are open to all that list to com miner, Fr.] plain of wrong, or to seek their right 1. To bound; to limit. by course of law; the rest of the year Budies that are sulid, separ.ible, terminatal, is called vacation. Of these terms there and moveable, have all sorts of tigures. Locka. are four in every year, during which 2. To put an end to: as, to terminate any matters of justice are dispatched : one difference. is called Hilary term, which begins the To TE'RMINATE. 7. n. To be limited; twenty-third of January, or, if that be
to'end; to have an end; to attain its Sunday, the next day following, and
end. ends the twenty-first of February; an.
These are to be reckoned with the heathen, other is called Easter term, which be
with whom you know we undertook not to
meddle, treating ooly of the scripture-eletion gins eighteen days after Easter, and terminated in those to whom che scripture is rs. Ends the Monday next after Ascensiun vealed.
That God was the maker of this visible worldTo Te'RRACE. v. a. (from the noun.) To was evident from the very order of causes; the
open to the air or light. greatest argument by which natural reason
The reception of light into the body of the evinces a God: it being necessary in such a
building must now be supplied, by terracing any chain of causes to ascend to, and terninate in,
story which is in danger of darkness.
Wetten. some first; which should be the original of Clermont's terrac'd height and Esher's proves. motion, and the cause of all other things, but
T bersen, itsif be caused by none.
South. TERRA'QUEOUS, adj. (terra and aqua, The visdom of this world, its designs and
La.] Composed of land and water. efficacy, terminate on this side heaven. Soutb. Ere'l the rapture of my wish renew,
The terraqueous globe is, to this day, nearly I tell you then, it terminates in you. Dryden.
in the same condition that the universal deluge left it.
Woodward. TERMINA’TION. n. s. (from terminate.] TERRE'NE. adj. [terrenus, Lat.) Earthly; s. The act of limiting or bounding.
terrestrial. 2. Bound ; limit.
They think that the same rules of decency Its earthly and salinous parts are so exactly which serve for things done unto terrene powers, resolved, that its body is left imporous, and not should universally decide what is fit in the scre discreted by atomical terminations. Brown. vice of God.
Hooker. 3. End; conclusion.
Our terrene moon is now eclips'd, 4. Last purpose;
And it portends alone the fall of Antony. It is not an idol ratione termini, in respect
Shakspeare of termination; for the religious observation
God set before him a mortal and immortal thereof is referred and subservient to the ho life, a nature cælestial and terrene; but God gave nour of God and Christ: neither is it such man to himself.
Raleigh, ratione modi, for it is kept holy by the exercise
Over many a tract of evangelical duties.
W bite. Of heav'n they march’d, and many a province
wide, 5. [In grammar; terminatio, Lat. termi
Tenfold the length of this terrone, Milton naison, Fr.) End of words as varied by TE'R RE-BLUE. n. s. [terre and bleu, Fr.] their significations.
A sort of earth. Those rude heaps of words and terminations
Terre-blue is a light, loose, friable kind of of an unknown tongue, would have never been
Woodward. so happily learnt by heart without some smooth
lapis armenus. ing artifice.
TERRE-VERTE. n. s. (Fr.) A sort of 6. Word; term. Not in use.
Terre-verte owes its colour to a slight admix, She speaks poniards, and every word stabs: if her breath were as terrible as her terminations,
ture of copper.
Weedward. there were no living near her, she would infect Terre-verte, or green earth, is light; it is a to the north star.
mean betwixt yellow-ochre and ultramarine. TERMI'NTHUS. n. s. [Tippsiyo D-] A tu- TERREOUS. adie (terreus, Lat.] Earthy;
Dryden. mour. Terminthus is of a blackish colour ; it breaks,
consisting of earth. and within a day the pustule comes away in
There is but little similitude betwixt a ter, a slough.
Glonville. TE'RMLESS. adj. [from term.] Unlimited;
According to the temper of the terreous parts boundless.
at the bottom, variously begin intumescencies. These betraying lights look not up towards
Brown, termless joys, nor down towards endless sorrows. TERRESTRIAL, adj. (terrestris, Lat.]
ar passing th' height of men terrestrial, term ; every term.
Like an huge giant of the Titan race. Spenser. The fees or allowances that are termiy given to these deputies I pretermit.
Terrestrial heav'n! danc'd round by other Bacon.
heav'ns The clerks are partiy rewarded by that means
That shine, yet bear their bright officious lamps, also, besides that termly fee which they are al
Liglie above light.
Thou brought'st Briareus with his hundred TE'R NARY. adj. [ternaire, Fr. terrarius,
hands, Lat.} Proceeding by thrces; consisting So call'd in heav'n ; but mortal men belor of three.
By his berrestrial naine Ægeon know. Drydes. TE'RNARY. I n. s. [ternarius, rernio, Lat.] 2. Consisting of earth; terreous. ImTE'RNION. S The number three.
proper. These nineteen consonants stood in such con
I did not confine these observations to land, fuscd order, some in ternaries, some in pairs, or terrestrial parts of the globe, but extended and some sipgle. Holder. them to the fluids.
Woodward TE'RRACE. n. s. (terrace, Fr. terraccia, To TERRESTRIFY. v. a. [terrestris and Italian.]
facio, Lat.] To reduce to the state of . A small mount of earth covered with earth. grass.
Though we should affirm, that hesvén were He made her gardens not only within the
but earth celestified, and earth but heaven ter palaces, hut upon terrasses raised with earth restrified; or, that each part above had an inover the arched roofs, planted with all sorts of
fluence on its divided affinity below; yet to - fruits.
Browne 2. A balcony; an open gallery.
by revelation. Fear broke my slumbers: I no longer stay,
TERRE'STRIOUS. adj. (terrestris, Latin, But mount the terrace, thence the town survey. terrestre, Fr.] Terreous; earthy; Code
Dryden. sisting of earth.
This variation proceedeth from terrestrieu: setting heartily about such a task as he despairs eminences of earth respecting the needle.
ever to go through with.
Meteors for various purposes to form; TERRIBLE, adj. (terrible, French ; from The breeze to cheer; to terrify, the storm. terribilis, Latin.)
Blackmore. I. Dreadful; formidable ; causing fear,
TE'RRITORY. n. s. [territorium, law Lat. Was this a face to be expos'd
territoire, French.) Land; country; do. In the most terrible and nimble stroke
minion ; district. Of quick, cross lightning? Shakspeare. Linger not in my territoris longer than swiftFit love for gods,
est expedition will give thee time to leave our Not terrible, though terrour be in love. Milton. royal court. Thy native Latium was thy darling care,
'They erected a house within their own terPrudent in peace, and terrible in war. Prior. ritory, half-way between their fort and the town. 2. Great, so as to offend : a colloquial hy
He saw wide territory spread Being indisposed by the terrible coldness of
Before him, towns and rural works betwveen.
Milton the season, he reposed himself till the weather should mend.
Ne'er did the Turk invade our territory, I began to be in a terrible fear of him, and
But fame and terror doubled still their files. to look upon myself as a dead man, Tillotson.
Arts and sciences took their rise, and flourishTERRIBI. E NESS. n. s. (from terrible.]
ed only in those small territories where the peoFormidableness; the quality of being
ple were free.
Swift. terrible; dreadfulness.
TE'RROUR, n. s. [terror, Latin; terreur, Having quite lost the way of nobleness, he
French.) strove to climb to the height of terribleness.
1. Fear communicated. Sidney.
The thunder when to roll Their terribleness is owing to the violent contusion and laceration of the parts. Sbarp.
With terror through the dark aërial hall. Milt.
The pleasures of the land and terrouts of the TE'RRIBLY. adv. [from terrible.]
Blackmore, 1. Dreadfully; formidably; so as to raise 2. Fear received. fear.
It is the cowish terrour of his spirit The polish'd steel gleams terribly from far, That dares not undertake. Sbakspeare. And every moment nearer shows the war.
They shot thorough both the walls of the town Dryden. and the bulwark also, to the great terrour of the
defendants. 2. Violently; very much.
Krolles. The poor man squalled terribly. Swift.
Amaze and terreur seiz'd the rebel host.
Milton, TE'RRJER. n. s. (terrier, Fr. from terra, They with conscious terrours vex me round. Latin, earth.)
Miltors. 1. A dog that follows his game under
O sight ground,
Of terrour, foul and ugly to behold, The fox is carthed, but I shall send my two
Horrid to think, how horrible to feel! Miltor. terriers in after him.
Dryden. 3. The cause of fear.
Those enormous terrours of the Nile. Prior. . [terrier, Fr.] A survey or register of
So spake the griesly terrour. Milton lands.
Terse. adj. [ters, French; tersus, Latin.) King James's canons require that the bishops
1. Smooth. Not in use. procure a terrier to be taken of such lands.
Ayliffe. Many stones precious and vulgar, although
terse and stooth, have not this power attrac3. [from terebro, Lat.) A wimble ; auger
Brown. or borer.
dinsworth. TERRIFICK.adj. (terrificus, Lat.] Dread. 2. Cleanly written ; neat ; elegant without ful ; causing terrour.
To raw numbers and unfinish'd verse, The serpent, subtlest beast of all the field,
Sweet sound is added now to make it terse.
These accomplishments in the pulpit appear The British navy through ocean vast
by a quaint, terse, florid style, rounded into pe. Shall wave her double cross, t'extremest climes
ríods without propriety or meaning. Terrifick.
Various of numbers, new in ev'ry strain ; TO TERRIFY. v. a. [terror and facio,
Diffus’d, yet terse; poetical, though plain. Harte. Lat.] To fright; to shock with fear; TERTIAN. n. s. (tertiana, Lat.) An agoe to make afraid.
intermitting but one day, so that there Thou scarest me with dreams, and terrifie:f
are two fits in three days. me through visions.
Tertians of a long continuance do most nieIn nothing terrified by your adversaries.
Harvey. Neither doch it beseem this most wealthy state
T. TERTIATE. v. a. [tertio, tertius, Lat.) to be terrified from that which is right with any To do any thing the third time. charges of war,
. Te'sse LATED. adj. [tessella, Latin.) VaThough he was an offender against the laws,
riegated by squares. yet in regard they had treated him illegally, in
Van Helmond produced a stone very difforent scourging him and Silas uncondemned, against
from the tessellated pyrites. Woodward. the privilege of Romans, he terrifies them with Test.
n. s. (test, French ; testa, Italian.) their illegal proceedings.
Kettlewell. The amazing difficulty of his account will ra 1. The cupel by which refiners try their ther terrify than inform him, and keep him from metals.