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Man trembles at, we straighit siell find 1. Not one : used both of person's and
That killing power is none of thine,
I gave it to thy voice and eyes:
Thy sweets, thy graces, all are mine;
Thou art my star, shin'st in my skies. Careza rise of this principle: and withal, that they should
That fowl which is one of the lightest, can be ready to exert and exercise their faculties.
easily move itself up and down in the air without stirring its wings.
Wilkins. Those charters were not avoidable for the
Another, which is none of the least advantages king's nonage; and if there could liave been a:y
of hope is, its great efficacy in preserving us from such pretence, that alone would not avoid them.
Spectator, After Chaucer there was a Spenser, a Har
2. Not any: no was in this sense used anrington, a Fairfax, before Waller and Denham were in being; and our numbers were in their ciently before a consonant, and none benonero 'till these last appeared. Dryden.
fore a vowel. In their tender nonog?, while they spread
Six days shall ye gather it, but on the sabbath Their springing leaves, and lift their intant head,
there shall be none.
Deuterononnya Nonce. 1. s. [The original of this word Before the deluge, the air was calm; none of is uncertain; Skinner imagines it to
those tumultuary motions of vapours, which the
mountains and winds cause in ours. Buradi. come from OTVn or once; or from nutz,
The most glaring and notorious passages, are German, need or use : Junius derives it
none of the finest. Felton on tbe Classics. less probably from rolance, to do for the 3. Not other. noncé ; being, according to him, to do This is none other but the house of God, and it merely for mischief.] Purpose; intent; the gate of heaven.
Genesis. design. Not in use.
4. None of sometimes signifies only empha. I saw a wolf
tically nothing Nursing two whelps; I saw her little ones
My people would not hearken to my voice: In wanton dalliance the teat to crave,
and Isr ol would none of me.
Psalms While she her neck wreath'd from them for the
5. None is always used when it relates to 1 They used at first to fume the fish in a house substantive going before; as, we shall built for the nonce.
Carcw. have no wine: wine we shall have szane. When in your motion you are hot,
6. None seems originally to have signified And that he calls for drink, I'll have prepar'd according to its derivation, not one, and
therefore to have had no plural, but it Such a light and metall'd dance;
is now used plurally. Szw you never;
Terms of peace were none And they lead men for the nonce,
Millen. That turn round like grindle-stones. B. Jonson.
In at this gate none pass
The vigilance here plac'ů, but such as cente
Well kuown from Heav'n.
Nor think though men were none Coming ten times for the monee,
That heav'n would want spcctators, Gu want I never yet could see it flow but once. Cotion.
Milion. NONCONFOʻRMIST. n. s. (non and 0.2
NONE'NTITY. N. s. (non and envily:] formist.) One who refuses to join in
1. Nonexistence; the negation of being. the established worship.
When they say nothing from nothing, they
must understand it as excluding all causes. In On his death-bed he declared himself a non- which sense it is most evidently true; being equiconformist, and had a fuatick preacher to be his
valent to this proposition, that nothing can make spiritual guide.
Swift. itself, or, nothing cannot bring its no-self out of 'NONCONFORMITY. 1. s. (non and con- norertity into something.
2. A thing not existing. 1. Refusal of compliance.
There was no such thing as rendering eril for The will of our Maker, whether discovered
evil, when evil was truly a ponentity, and no where to be found..
Swart. by reason or revelation, carries the highesi authority with it; a conformity or non-conformity
We have heard, and think it pity that
Four to it, determines their actions to be morally good
inquisitive genius should not be better employed, or evil.
than in looking after that theological nonentity. %. Refusal to join in the established reli
Arbutbnot and Pope
NONEXISTENCE, N. s. (non and existence.) gion. Since the liturgy, rites, and ceremonies of cir
1. Inexistence; negation of being. church, are so much struck at, and all upon a
2. The thing not existing. plea of conscience, it will concern us to examine A method of many writers, which depreciates the force of this plea, which our adversaries are
the esteem of miracles is, to salve not only real sill setung up as the grand pillar and butteress verities, but also nonexistences,
Brower. of viou-curfoririiy.
Serth. NONJU'RING, adj. [non and juro, Latin.) The lady will plead the toleration which allows her non-conformity in this particular. Spect.
Belonging to those who will not swear
allegiance to the Hanove, ian family. NONE.aztj. [ne one, nan, ne ane, Saxon.] This chjection was offered me by a very pious
bearbed, and worthy gentleman of the nonjuring the king ; ready obedience to a supe, party.
One who, conceiving James 11. unjustly
1. Unmeaning or ungrammatical lanthose who have succeeded hiin.
"Till understood, all tales, NONNA ́TURALS. n.'s. [non naturalia,
Like nonsense, are not true nor false. Hudibras. Lat.] Physicians reckon these to be six,
Many copies dispersed gathering new faults, I viz. air, meat and drink, sleep and saw more nonsense than I could have cranned watching, motion and rest, retention into it.
Dryden. and excretion, and the passions of the This nonsense got into all the following editions
by a mistake of the stage editors. Pope on Sbaks. mind.
The six nonnelurals are such as neither natu- 2. Trifles; things of no importance. A rally constitutive, nor merely destructive, do low word. preserve or destroy according unto circumstances.
What's the world to him,
Tromson. NONPARE'IL. n. s. (non and pareil, Fr.] NONSE'NSICAL. adj. [from nonsense.] Un1. Excellence unequalled.
meaning; toolish. My lord and master loves you: O such love
They had produced many other inept combiCould be but recompens'd, tho' you were crown'd
nations, or aggregate forms of particular things, The nonpareil of beauty.
and nonsensical systems of the whole. Ray. 2. A kind of apple.
NONSE'NSICALNESS, n. s. [from nonsensi3. Printers letter of a small size, on which small Bibles and Common Prayers are
cal.] Ungrammatical jargon; foolish
absurdity. printed. NONPLUS. n. s. [non and plus, Latin.] NonSoʻlvent. adj. [10n and solvent.] Puzzle; inability to say or do more. A
Who cannot pay his debts. low word.
NONSOLU’TION. n. s. [non and solution.] Let it seem never so strange and impossible,
Failure of solution. the nonplus of my reason will yield a fairer op- Athenæus instances ænigmatical propositions, portunity to my faith.
South. and the forfeitures and rewards upon their solu.. One or two rules, on which their conclusions tion and nonsolution.
Broome, depend, in most men have governed all their NONSPA'RING. adj. [non and sparing.] thoughts: take these from them and they are
Merciless ; all-destroying. at a loss, and their understanding is perfectly at a nonplus.
Those tender limbs of thine to the event
Of the nonsparing war? venture, and when put to a nonplus, pause and
Sbakspeare. hesitate which way he should proceed ; but he To Nonsu'it; v.a. (non and suit.] To had first in his comprehensive intellect a com- deprive of the benefit of a legal process pleai idea of the whole organical body. Bentley. for some failure in the management. TO NO'XPLUS. v.a. [from the noun.] To The addresses of both houses of parliament,
confound ; to puzzle ; to put to a stand ; the council, and the declarations of most counto stop
ties and corporations, are laid aside as of no Nor is the composition of our own bodies the weight, and the whole kingdom of Ireland nononly wonder; we are as much nonplust by the
suited, in default of appearance.
Suvift. mest contemptible worm and plant. Glanville. Noo'dle. n. s. [from noddle or noddy.) A His parts were so accomplisht,
fool; a simpleton. That right or wrong he ne'er was nonplust.
Hudibras. Nook. n. s. [from een boeck, German.) A That sin that is a pitch beyond all those, must corner ; a covert made by an angle or needs be such an one as must nonplus the devil intersection. himself to proceed farther.
Safely in harbour What, you are confounded, and stand mute? Is the king's ship, in the deep rook, where once; Somew hat nonplust to hear you deny your name. Thou call'dst me up.
Shakspeare. Dryden. Buy a foggy and a dirty farm 'Tom has been eloquent for half an hour to- In that nook shotten isle of Albion. Sbakspeare. gether, when he has been nonplused by Mr. Dry's Thus entred she the light-excluding cave, desiring him to tell what it was that he endea- And through it sought some in most nool to save voured to prove. Spectator.
Chapman. NONRE'SIDENCE. n. s. (non and residence.]
The savages were driven out of their great
ards, into a little nook of land near the river of Failure of residence.
Strangford; whore they now possess a little terIf the character of persons chosen into the
Davies. church had been regarded, there would be fewer
Meander, who is said so intricate to be, complaints of nonresidence.
Hath not so many turns, nor crankling nooks as NONRESIDENT, n. s. [non and resident. ]
Drayton. One who neglects to live at the proper
The spirit of Plato to unfold As to nonresidence, there are not ten clergy
What worlds or what vast regions hold
Th’immortal mind that hath forsook men in the kingdom who can be termed nonre
Her mansion in this fieshly nook. Milton's Poems. sidents
Ithuriel and Zephon, NONRESI'STANCE. 2. S. [ron and resist
Search thro' this garden, leave unsearch'd no ance.] The principle of not opposing
Is't I expose
A third form'd within the ground
A rope and a neose are no jesting matters. A various mold; and from the boiling cells,
Abu!:04. By strange conveyance, tillid each hollow neck. To Noose. V. a. [from the noun.] To
tie in a noose ; to catch; to entrap. NOON. X. s. (non, Saxon ; nawn, Welshi; The sin is woven with threads of different
none, Erse; supposed to be derived from sizes, the least of them strong enough to notic nona, Latin, the ninth hour, at which
and entrap us.
Government of the Tcngue. their cana or chief meal was eaten; Nope. n. s. [rubicillo, Lat.) A kind of whence the other nations called the time bird called a bull-finch or redtail. of their dinner or chief meal, though Nor. conjunct. [ne or.)
earlier in the day, by the same name.] 1. A particle marking the second or sub1. The middle hour of the day; twelve; sequent branch of a negative proposi
the time when the sun is in the meri- tion : correlative to neither or not. dian; midday.
I neither love nor fear thee. Sbakspeare Fetch forth the stocks, there shall he sit 'till Neither love will cwine, nor hay. Marvel.
2. Two negatives are sometimes joined, "Till noon! 'till night, my lord. Slakspeare. but not according to the propriety of
The day already half his race had run,
our present language, though rightly If I turn my eyes at noon towards the sun, I
in the Saxon. cannot avoid the ideas which the light or sun produces in me.
Which I have dartod thee, hurt thee not; In days of poverty his heart was light;
Nor, I am sure there is no force in eyes He sung his hymns at morning, noor, and night.
That can do hurt.
Sbakspeare. Härte. 3. Neither is sometimes included in nor, 2. It is taken for midnight.
but not elegantly. Full before him at the noon of night,
Before her gates ill wolves and lions lay; He saw a quire of ladies.
Dryden. Which with her virtuous drugs so tame she Noon. adj. Meridional.
made, How oft the noon, how oft the midnight bell, That wolfe, nor lion, would one man invade. That iron tongue of death, with solenın knell,
Cbapmae. On folly's errands, as we vainly roam,
Pow'r, disgrace, ner death could ought divert Knocks at our hearts, and finds our thoughts from Thy glorious tongue thus to reveal thy heart. home? Young
Daniel. 'Noo'NDAY.n.s. (noon and day.) Midday.
Simois nor Xanthus shall be wanting there; The bird of night did sit,
A new Achilles shall in arms appear. Dryden. Ev'n at noonday, upon the market-place, 4. Nor is in poetry used in the first branch Houting and shrieking.
Sbaispeare. for neither.
Ben Jonseri. Noo'NDAY. adj. Meridional.
Nor did they not perceive their evil plight, The scorching sun was mounted high,
Or the fierce prins not feel.
I whom nor avarice, nor pleasures move; repast at noon.
Yet must myself be made a slave to love.
Walib, Noo'nTIDE. n. S. [noon and tide.] Midday ; time of noon.
NORTH. n. s. [nord, Sax.] The point Sorrow breaks seasons and reposing hours,
opposite to the sun in the meridian. Makes the night morning, and the noontide night.
More unconstant than the wind; who wooes Shakspeare.
Ev'n now the frozen bosom of the north; Noo'ntide. adj. Meridional.
And being anger'd pu is away from thence, Phaeton hath tumbled from his car,
Turning his face to the dew dropping south. And made an evening at the noontide prick.
The tyrannous breathing of the north, All things in best order to invite
Shakes all our buds from blowing. Shakspeare. Noontide repast, or afternoon's repose. Milton.
Fierce Boreas issues forth We expect the morning red in vain;
To invade the frozen waggon of the north. "Tis bid in vapours, or obscur'd in rain.
Dryder. The neontide yellow we in vain require;
North. adj. Nortlern; being in the 'Tis black in storm, or red in light'ning fire. north.
Prior. This shall be your north border from the great NOOSE. n. s. [nosada, entangled ; a word sea to mount Hor.
Nümlers, found in the glosses of Lipsius. Mr. NORTHEAST. n. so (north and east.] The Lye.] A running knot which the more point between the north and east. it is drawn binds the closer.
John Cabot, a Venetian, the father of SeCan'st thou with a weak angle strike the whale? bastian Cabot, in behalf of Henry the Seventh Catch with a hook, or with a noase inthral? of England, discovered all the north-east coasts
Sandys. hereof, from the Cape of Florida in the south, Where the hangman does dispose,
to Newfoundland and Terra d'Labrador in the To special friend the knot of roose. Hudibras. north.
Hoylist They run their necks into a n.oose,
The inferiour sea towards the south-east, the They'd break 'em after, to break loose. Hudib. Ionian towards the south, and the Adriatick on
Falsely he falls into some dangerous roose, the north-east side, were commanded by three And then as meanly labours to get loose. Dryd. difcrent nations.
NOʻRTHERLY. adj. (from north.) Being 4. To lead by the Nose. To draw by force: toward the north.
as a bear by his ring. To lead blindly. The northerly and southerly winds, commonly Tho' authority be a stubborn bear, esteemed the causes of cold and warm weather, Yet he is oft í by the nose with gold. Slotspo are really the effeces of the cold or warmth of In suits which a man doth not understand, ic the atmosphere.
Derbam. is goed to refer them to some friend, but let NO'RTHERN. adj. [from north.] Being him chuse well his referendaries, else he may in the north.
be led by the nose.
That some occult design doth lie
In blootły cynarctomachy,
Is plain enough to him that knows, hang it up with wax and entwisted silk, where
How saints lead brothers by the nose. Hudibras. the lower end which cooled next the earth doth
This is the method of all popular shams, when Test, that is the northern point. Brown.
the multitude are to be led by the roses into a NORTHSTA'R. n. s. [norib and star.] The
L'Estrange polestar; the lodestar.
5. To thrust one's Nose into the affairs of It her breath were as terrible as her termina- others. To be meddling with other tions, there were no living near her, she would people's matters ; to be a busybody. infect to the norté-star.
Sbakspeare. 6. To put one's Nose out of joint. To put NOʻRTHWARD. adj. [north and peard, one out in the affections of another.
Saxon.) Being toward the north. To Nose. v. a. [from the noun.] NORTHWARD. adv. (north and peand, 1. To scent; to smell. NoʻRTHWARDS. S Saxon.] Toward the Nose him as you go up the stairs. Sbakspeare. north.
2. To tace; to oppose. Mislike me not for my complexion,
To Nose. v. n. To look big; to bluster. The shadow'd livery of the burnish'd sun.
Adult'rous Anthony, Bring me the fairest creature northward born, Gives his potent regiment to a trull Where Phæbus' fire scarce thaws the icicles, That noses it against us.
Sbakspeare And prove whose blood is reddest. Sbalspeare. No'seBLEED. n. s. (nose and blued ; mil
Gang neribward aloo', as long as they had any doubt of being pursued, at last they crossed
lefolium.] A kind of herb. the ocean to Spain.
No'sEGAY. n. s. (nose and gay.) A posy; Acribward beyond the mountains we will go,
a bunch of flowers. Where rocks lie cover'd with eternal snow.
She hath four and twenty nosegars for the
Sbokspears. A close prisoner in a room, twenty foot
Aerial sought square, being at the north-side of his chamber, The close recesses of the virgin's thought; is at liberty to walk twenty foot southward, not As on the nosegay in her breast reclin'd, to walk twenty foot nortbward. Locke.
He watch'd en ideas rising in her mind. Pope. NORTHWE'st. n. s. (north and west.] The
Get you gone into the country to dress up mosegays for a lioly-day.
Arbuthnot. point between the north and west. The bathing places, that they may remain
No'seless. adj. [from nose.) Wanting under the sun unul the evening, he exposeth a nose ; deprived of the nose. unto the summer setting, that is northwest.
Brown, Noseless, and handless, hackt and chipt, come to NORTHWI'ND. n. s. (north and wind.]
Sbakspears. The wind that blows from the north. No’SESMART. n. s. (nose and smart ; nasThe clouds were fled,
turtium.] The herb cresses. Driven by a keen northwind. Milton. No'sle. n. s. [from nose.) The extreWhen the fierce nortbrind, with his airy
mity of a thing; as, the nosle of a pair forces Rears up the Baltick to a foaming fury. Watts.
of' bellows. NOSE. n.s. (nære, nosa, Saxon.)
NosoʻLOGY. n. s. (19ros and asyos.] Doc
trine of diseases. 1. The prominence on the face, which is the organ of scent, and the emunctory
NosO POETICκ. [νοσος and ποιεω.] Proof the brain.
ducing diseases. Down with the nose,
The qualities of the air are nosopoetick; that Take the bridge quite away
is, have a power of producing diseases. Arbut). Of him that, his particular to forefend, NO'STRIL, 1. s. (nose and dynl, a hole, Smells from the gen'ral weal. Shakspeare. Saxon.) The cavity in the nose. Nose of Turks and Tartars lips. Sbakspeare. Turn then my freshest reputation to Our decrees,
A savour that may strike the dullest nostril. Dead to infliction, to themselves are dead;
Sbakspeare. And liberty plucks justice by the nose. Shaksp. Stinks which the nostrils straight abhor, are There can be no reason given why a visage not the most pernicious.
Bacon, somewhat longer, or a nose flatter, could not He form’d thee, Adam, and in thy nostrils have consisted with such a soul.
breathid Poetry takes me up so entirely, that I scarce The breath of life.
Milion, see what passes under my nose. Pope's Letters. The secondary action subsisteth in conco2. The end of any thing.
mitancy with the other; so the nosirits are The lungs are as bellows, the aspera arteria useful both for respiration and smelling, but the is the nose of the bellows. Holder. principal use is smelling.
Brown. 3. Scent; sagacity.
These ripe fruits recreate the nostri.s wich We are not oñended with a dog for a better
their aromatick scent.
Mor:. 1956 than his master,
Collier en Linaj: NOʻSTRUM. n. s. (Latin.] A medicine
not yet made publick, but remaining thoroughly debauched and hardened, before he in some single hand.
can arrive to the height of sin.
South. Very extraordinary, and one of his nostrums, 2. Careful; bustling: in contempt and let it be writ upon his monument, Hic jacet irony. auctor bujus argumenti; for no body ever used This absolute monarch was as notable a guara it betore.
Stilling fleet. dian of the fortunes, as of the lives oi his subWhat drop or nostrum can this plague remove? jects. When any man grew rich, to keep him
Pepe. from being dangerous to the state, he sent for all his goods,
Addiser, Not. alv. [ne auhr, Sax. niet, Dutch.]
NO'TABLENESS. [from notable.) 1. The particle of negation, or refusal. If thou be the world's great parent,
Appearance of business ; importance : How falls it then that with thy furious fervour
in contempi. Thou dost afilice as well the not deserver, NO'TABLY. adv. [from notable.] As him that does thy lovely hests despise? 1. Memorably; remarkably.
Spenser. This we see notably proved, in that the oft His countenance likes me not.
polling of hedges conduces much to their lastThe man held his peace, to wit, whether the
Bacon. Lord had made his journey prosperous or not. Herein doth the endless mercy of Cod nstally
appear, that he vouchsafeth to accept of our reThe question is, may I do it, or may 1 not do
pentance, when we repent, though not in partiit.
Perkins. He is invulnerable, I ret.
Milion. Let each man do as to his fancy seems;
2. With consequence; with show of in. I wait, not I, 'til you have better dreams. Dryd.
portance ironically. "This objection hinders not but that the heroic
Mention Spain or Poland, and he talks cery action enterprised for the Christian cause, and
notably; but if you go out of the gazeite, you
ddison executed happily, may be as well executed now
drop him. as it was of old.
NOTARIAL. adj. [from notary.] Taken Grammar being to teach men not to speak but by a notary: to speak correctly: where rhetoric is not neces- It may be called an authentick writing, though sary; grammar may be spared.
Locke. not a publick instrument, through want of a This day be bread and peace my lot;
sylittle All else beneath the sun
NoʻTARY. n. s. (notaire, Fr. from 2011Thou know'st if best bestow'd or not,
rius, Lat.] An officer whose business And let thy will be done.
it is to take notes of any thing which 2. The first member of a negative sen•
may concern the publick. tence, followed by nor or neither.
There is a declaration made to have that very I was not in safety, neither had I rest. Job. book, and 10 other set abread, wherein their Not for price, nor reward.
present authorised notaries do write those things 3. A wird of exception.
fully and only, which being written and there I will for this afflict the secd of David, but not
read, are by their own open testimony acknowKings. ledged co be their own.
Go with me to a notary, seal me there 4. A word of prohibition, or deprecation. Your bond. Stina in awe, and sin not.
Psalms. One of those with him, being a norary, made Forsahe me not, O Lord; O my God be not an entry of this act.
Bacos. far from me.
Psalms. So I but your recorder am in this, 5. It denotes cessation or extinction. No
Or mouth and speaker of the universe,
A ministerial notary; for 'tis more.
Not I, but you and fame that make this verse. Thine eyes are upon me, and I am not. Job.
Doang, NOʻTABLE. adj. [notalle, Fr. notabilis, They have in each province, intendants and Latin.]
Temple. I. Remarkable; memorable ; observable: NOTATION. n. S. [notatio, Latin.]
it is now scarcely used but in irony. 1. The act or practice of recording any The success of those wars was too notable to
thing by marks : as by figures or letters. be unknown to your ears; which, it seems, all Notation teaches how to describe any number worthy fane hath glory to come unto. Sidney. by certain notes and characters, and to declaro
The same is notfied in the notablest places of the value thereof being so described, and that is the diocese. iVbilgift. by degrees and periods.
Cocker. At Kilkenny many rctable laws were enacted, which shew, for the law doth best discover enor
2. Meaning ; signification, mities, how much the English colonies were
A foundation being primarily of use in archi
tecture, hath no other literal notation but what corrupted.
belongs to it in relation to a building. Hammond. Two voung men appeared notable in strength, excellent in bearity, and comely in apparel.
Conscience, according to the very notatiou of 2 Maccabees.
the word, imports a double knowledge ; one of
a divine law, and the other of a man's own They bore two or three charges from the horse with notabic courage, and without being
action; and so is the application of a general broken.
law, to a particular instance of practice. Soatl. buth armies lay still without any notable ac
NOTCH. 11. s. [nocchia, Italian.] tion, for the space of ten days. Clarendon. 1. A nick; a hollow cut in any thing; a
Varro's aviary is still so famous, that it is pock. reckoned for one of those actables which foreign The convex work is cornposed of black and nations record.
Addison. citrin pieces in the margin, ct a pyramidal figure It is impossible bot a man must have first appositely set, and with transverse noirkes. passed this notable stage, and got his conscience