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Beneath a rude and nameless stone he lies, which down or nap cometh of a subtil spirit, ia To which thy tomb shall guide enquiring eyes. a soft or fat substance.

Busun. Pope. Ah! where must needy poet seek for aid, 2. One of wbich the name is not known When dust and rain at once his coac invade; or mentioned.

His only coat! where dust confus'd with rain Little credit is due to accusations of this kind, Roughens the nap, and leaves a mingled stain when they come from suspected, that is, from

Scift. nardess pens.


To NAPP. v. a. [hnæppan, Sax.] To Such imag'ry of greatness ill became

sleep; to be drowsy or secure; to be A namekss dwelling, and an unknown name. supinely careless.


They took him napping in his bed. Hudibras. NA'MELY. adv. (from name.) Particu- A wolf took a dog napping at his master's

door. larly ; specially ; to mention by name.

L'Estrange, It can be to nature no injury, that of her we What is seriously related by Helmont, that say the same which diligent beholders of her. foui linen, stopt in a vessel that hath wheat in works have chserved; namely, that she provid- it, will in twenty-one days time turn the wheat eth for all living creatures nourishment which

into mice; without conjuring, one may guess to may suffice.

Hooker. have been the philosophy and inforination of Which of these sorrows is he subject to? some housewife, who had not so carefully coTo none of these, except it be the last;

vered her wheat, but that the mice could conie Namely, some love that drew him oft from home. at it, and were there taken napping just when

Shakspeare. they had made an end of their good chear. The councilmaking remonstrances unto queen

Bentley. Elizabeth, of the continual conspiracies against NA'PTAKING. 1. s. (nap and take.] Surher life; and namely, that a man was lately tak- prise ; seizure on a sudden; unexpected en, who stood ready in a very suspicious manner onset, like that made on men asleep. to do the deed; advised her to go less abroad

Naptakings, assaults, spoilings, and firings, weakly attended. But the queen answered,

have in our foretathers days, between us and that she had rather be dead, than put in custody. France been common.

Carrw. Bacon. For the excellency of the soul, namely, its NAPE. 1. s. [Of uncertain etymology. power of divining in dreams; that several such Skinner imagines it to come from nap, divinations have been made, none can question. the hair that grows on it; Yunius, with

Addison. his usual Greek sagacity, from vann, a Solomon's choice does not only instruct us in

bill; perhaps from the same root with that point of history, but furnishes out a very fine moral to us; namely, that he who applies

knob.] The joint of the neck behind. his heart to wisdom, does at the same time take Turn your eyes towards the napes of your the most proper method for gaining long life,

necks, and make but an interior survey of your riches, and reputation.

good selves.


Domitian dreamed, the night before he was NA MER. n. s. (from name.) One who

slain, that a golden head was growing out of the calls or knows any by naine.

noge of his neck,

Bucon. NA MESAKE. n. s. One that has the same

NA'PERY. 1. s. (nageria, Italian.) Table name with another.


Dict. Ner does the dog-fish at sea, much more make

NAPHEW. n. s. (napus, Lat.) An herb. out the dog of land, than that his cognominal, or namesake in the heavens.


NA'PHTHA. n. s. (naphtha, Lat.) One author is a mole to another: it is impos

Nupbrha is a very pure, clear, and thin minesible for them to discover beauties; they liave

ral fluid, of a very pale yellow, with a cast of

brown in it. It is soft and oily to the touch, of eyes only for blemishes: they can indeed see the light, as is said of their namesakes; bus im

a sharp and unpleasing taste, and of a brisk and mediately shut their eyes.


penetrating smell; of the bituminous kind. It is extremely ready to take fire.

Hir. NAP. n. s. [hnæppan, Sax. to sleep.) Strabo represents it as a liquation of bitumen. 1. Slumber; a short sleep. A word lu- It swims on the top of the water of wells and dicrously used.

springs. That found about Babylon is in some Mopsa sat swallowing of sleep with open

springs whitish, tho'it be generally black, and

differs little from petroleum. mouth, making such a noise, as no body could

Woodward. by the stealing of a nap to her charge. Sidney. NA'PKIN. n.s. (from nap; which etymoLet your bounty take a nap, and I will awake

logy is oddly favoured by Virgil, Ton.

Sbakspeare. The sun had long since in the lap

sisque ferunt mantilia villis ; noperia, Of Thetis, taken out his nep.

Hudibras. Italian.) So long as I'm at the forge you are still cake 1. A cloth used at table to wipe the hands. ing your nap.

L'Estrange. By art were weaved napkins, shirts, and coats, 2. [hnoppa, Sax.) Down; villous sub- inconsumptible by fire.

Brown. stance.

The same matter was woven into a napkin at Amongst those leaves she made a butterfly

Louvain, which was cleansed by being burnt in With excellent device and wond'rous flighe;

the fire.

Wilkins. The velvet nap, which on his wings doth lie,

Napkins, Heliogabalus had of cloth of gold, but The silken down, with which his back is dight.

they were most commonly of linen, or sofc wool. Spenser.

Arbuthnot. Jack Cade the clothier means to dress the

2. A handkerchief. Obsolete. This sense commonwealth, and set a new nap upon it.

is retained in Scotland. Shakspeare.

I am glad I have found this napkin ; Plants, though they have no prickles, have a This was her first remembrance from the Moor. kind of downy er velvet rind upon their leaves;

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NA'PLESS. adj. [from nap.) Wanting what they should do, take a narrative of what nap; threadbare.

you have done.

South, Were he to stand for consul, ne'er would he

Cynthio was much laken with my narrative. Appear in th' market place, nor on him put

Tatler The napless vesture of humility. Sbaksp. NARRATIVELY. adv. [from narrative.) NA'PPINESS. n. s. [from nappy.]

The By way of relation. quality of having a nap.

The words of all judicial acts are written rarNA'ppy. adj. [from nop. Lye derives it

ratively, unless it be in sentences wherein disfrom nappe, Sax. a cup.] Frothy ;

positive and enacting terms are made use of.

Aylife spumy: from nap; whence apples and NARRA’TOR. 1. s. (narrateur, Fr. troin ale are called lamb's wool. When I my thresher heard,

narro, Lat.) A teller ; a relater.

Consider whether the narrator be honest and With nappy beer 1 to the barn repair'd. Gay: NARCISSUS. n.s. (Latin ; narcisse, Fr.]

faithful, as well as skilful; whether he hath no

peculiar gain or profit by believing or reporting A daffodil.

Watts. Nor Narcissus fair As o'er the fabled mountain hanging still.

NA'RROW. adj. [neanu, Sax. from nýr?

Thomson. 1. Not broad or wide; having but a small NARCOʻTick. adj. [vægxow ; narcotique,

distance from side to side. Fr.] Producing torpor, or stupefaction.

Edward from Belgia, Narcotick includes all that part of the materia

Hath pass'd in safety thro' the narrow seas. medica, which any way produces sleep, whether

Sbakspeare. called by this name, or hypnoticks, or opiates.

The angel stood in a narrow place, where was The ancients esteemed it narcotick or stupe

! Quincy.

no way to turn either to the right hand or to the left.

Numbers. factive, and it is to be found in the list of poi

In a narrow bottom'd ditch cattle cannot turn.

Mortimer. sons by Dioscorides.

Brown. Nard. n. s. (nardus, Latin; wapda..]

By being too few, or of an improper figure

and dimension to do their duty in perfection, 1. Spikenard; a kind of ointment.

they become narrow and incapable of performHe now is come

ing their native function.

Blackmore Into the blissful field, thro' groves of myrrh, And How'ring odours, cassia, nard and balm.

2. Small; of no great extent; used of Milton,

time as well as place. 2. An odorous shrub.

From this narrow time of gestation may efiSmelt, o' the bud o' the briar,

smallness in the exclusion; but this infer

Brown. Or the nard in the fire.

Ben Jonson.

reth no informity.

Though the Jews were but a small nation, and NARE. n.s. (naris, Lat.] A nostril: not confined to a narrow compass in the world, yet used, except as in the following pas- the first rise of letters and languages is truly to

be ascribed to them.

Wilkins. sage, in affectation. There is a Machiavelian plot,

3. Covetous; avaricious. Though every nare olfact it not. Hudioras. To narrow breasts he comes all wrapt in gain, NA'RRABLE, adj. (from narro, Lat.) Ca- To swelling hearts he shines in honour's fire. pable to be told or related.

Sincs NARRATE. v. a. (narro, Lat.) To re

4. Contracted; of confined sentiments ; late ; to tell : a word only used in Scot. ungenerous. land,

Nothing more shakes any society than mea NARRA’TION. n. s. (narratio, Latin;

divisions between the several orders of its med..

bers, and their narrow-hearted repining at each narration, Fr.] Account; relation ; other's gain. history,

The greatest understanding is aarrozv. 'How He did doubt of the truth of that narration. much of God and nature is there, whereof we Abbot. never had any idea ?

Grero. They that desire to look into the narrations of The hopes of good from those whom we gra, the story, or the variety of the matter we have tify, would produce a very narrow and stinted been careful might have profit. 2 Maccabees.


Smallridge. This commandment, containing, among other A salamander grows familiar with a stranger things, a narration of the creation of the world, at first sight, and is not so narrou-spirited as to is commonly read.

W Lite. observe, whether the person she talks to, be in Homer introduces the best instructions, in the breeches or in petticoats.

Addisea. midst of the plainest narrations. Broome. It is with narrow-soul'd people NARRATIVE. adj. [narratif-ve, Fr. from row-neck'd bettles: the less they have in them narro, Latin.)

the more noise they make in pouring it out. 1. Relating; giving an account. Tojudicial acts credit ought to be given, though

5. Near; within a small distance. the words be narrative.

Then Mnestheus to the head his arrow drove,

Ayliffe. 2. Storytelling; apt to relate things past.

But made a glancing shot, and miss'd the dove;

Yet miss'd so narrow, that he cut the cord Age, as Davenant says, is always narrative.

Which fasten’d by the foot the flirting bird, Dryden.

Drgden. The poor, the rich, the valiant and the sage. And boasting youth, and narrative old age.

6. Close; vigilant; attentive.

The orb he roam'd

Pope. NA'RRATIVE. n. s. A relation; an ac

With narrow search; and with inspection deep

Consider'd ev'ry creature, which of all count; a story. In the instructions I give to others, concerning

Most opportuné might serve his wiles. Milten.

Many malicious spies are searching into the


as with nar.




etlons of a great nian, who is not always the 5. Avariciously ; sparingly. best prepared for so narrow an inspection. Adais.

NA'R ROWNESS. n. s. [from narrow.] TO NA'RROW. v. a. [from the adjective.)

1. Want of breadth or wideness. 1. To diminish with respect to breadth In our Gothic cathedrals, the narrowness of or wideness.

the arch makes it rise in height, or run out in In the wall he made narrowed rests, that the length.

Addison. beams should not be sastened in the walls of the

2. Want of extent; want of comprehenhouse.

i Kings.

sion. By reason of the great continent of Brasilia,

That prince, who should be so wise and godthe needle detectith coward the land twelve de

like, as by established lav.s of liberty to secure grees; but at the Straits of Magellan, where the land is narrowved, and the sea on the other side,

protection and encouragement to the honest init varieth about five or six.


dustry of mankind, against the oppression of A government, which by alienating the af

power, and narrowness of party, will quickly be fecrions, losing the opinions, and crossing the

too hard for his neighbours.

Locke, interests of the people, leaves out of its compass 3. Confined state ; contractedness. the greatest part of their consent, may justly be The most learned and ingenious society in sard, in the same degrees it loses ground, to nar- Europe, confess the narrowness of human attainrow its bottom. Temple.

Glanville. 2. To contract ; to impair in dignity of Cheap vulgar arts, whose narrowness affords extent or infiuence.

No flight for thoughts, but poorly sticks at words.

Denbam. One science is incomparably above all the rest,

The Latin, a severe and compendious lanwhere it is not by corruption narrowed into a trade, for mean or ill ends, and secular inte

guage, often expresses that in one word which

either the barbarity or the narrowness of morests; I mean, theology, which contains the knowledge of God and his creatures. Locke.

deru tongues cannot supply in more. Dryden. 3. To contract in sentinent or capacity 4. Meanness; poverty. of knowledge.

If God will fit thee for this passage, by taking Desuetude does contract and narrow our fa

off thy load, and cmptying thy bags, and so suit culties, so that we can apprehend only those

the narrowness of thy fortune to the narrowthings in which we are conversant.

ness of the way thou art to pass, is there any Government of the Tongue. thing but mercy in all this?

South, How hard it is to get the mind, narrowed by 5. Want of capacity. a scanty collection of common ideas, to enlarge

Another disposition in men, which makes itself to a more copious stuck.

Locke. them improper for philosophical contemplations, Lo! every finish'd son returns to thee;

is not so much from the narrowness of their Bounded by nature, narroru'd still by art,

spirit and understanding, as because they will A trifling head, and a contracted heart. Popes

not take time to extend them.

Burret. 4. To contine; to limit.

NA'R WHALE, n.s. A species of whale. I most find fault with his naprowing too much Those long horns preserved as precious beauhis own bottom, and his unwary sapying the ties, are but the icech of narwhales. Brown. foundation on which he stands, Waterland. Nas. (from ne has, or bus not.] Obsolete.

By admitting too many things at once into For picy'd is mishap that nas remedy, one question, the mind is dazzled and bewita

But scorn'd been deeds of fond foolery. Spens. dered; whereas by limiting and narrowing the NA'SAL. adj. (nasus, Lat.] Belonging to question, you take a fuller survey of the whole.

the nose.

Watts. Our knowledge is much more norrowed, if we

To pronounce the nasels, and some of the confine ourselves to our own solitary reasonings,

vowels spirically, the throat is brought to labour, without much reading.


and it makes a guttural pronunciation. Holder, 5. In farriery.

When the discharge lessens, pass a small probe

through the nasal duct into the nose every time A horse is said to narroni', when he does not

it is drest, in order to dilate it a little. Sharp. take ground enough, and does not bear far enough out to the one hand or to the other. NA'SICORNOU5. adj. (nasus and cornu. ]

Farrier's Diit. Having the horn on the nose. NA'RROWLY. adv. [from narrow.]

Şome unicorns are among insects; as those 3. With little breadth or wideness; with four kinds of nushornuu's beetles described by small distance between the sides.


Brown. 2. Contractedly; without extent.

Na'sTILY. adv. [from nasty.] The church of England is not so narrotoly

Dirtily; ; filthily ; nauseously. calculated, that it cannot fall in with any regular

The most pernicious infection next the species of government.


plague, is the smell of the jail, when prisoners 3. Closely ; vigilantly; attentively.

have been long and close and nastily kepe.

Bicon. My fellow-schoolmaster Doth watch Bianca's steps so narr

arrowly. Slaksp:

2. Obscenely; grossly. If it be narrozoly considered, this colour will NA'STINESS. n.s. (trom nasty.] be reprehended or encountered, by imputing to 1. Dirt; filth. all excellencies in compositions a kind of po- 'This caused the sedicious to remain within verty.

Bacon, their station, which by reason of the rastiness For a considerable treasure hid in my vine- of the beastly mulutude, might more fitly be yard, search narrowly when I am one. L'Esir.

termed a kennel than a camp: Hayward. A man's reputation draws eyes upon him thac Haughty and huge, as I ligh Dutch bride, wili narrowly inspect every part of him. Addis. Such nastiness and so much pride 4. Nearly; within a little.

Are oddly join'd by fate.

Pepe. Some private vessels took one of the Aqua- 2. Obscenity; grossness of ideas. pulca ships, and very narrowly missed of the Their nastiness, their dull obscene talk and stber.

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sive to any who does not baulk his own reason, been crowned with, were in some measure the out of love to their vice.

South. blessings returned upon that national charity A divine might have employed his pains to which has been so conspicuous.

Addison. better

purpose, than in the nastiness of Plautus God, in the execution of his judgments, ne and Aristophanes.

Dryden. ver visits a people with public and general calaNA'STY. adj. (nast, nat, German, wet.)

mities, but where their sins are public and na. tional too.

Rogers. s. Dirty ; filthy; sordid; nauseous; pol

Bigotted to one's own country.
Sir Thomas More, in his answer to Luther,

NA'TIONALLY. adv. [from national.] has thrown out the greatest heap of nasty lan

With regard to the nation. guage that perhaps ever was put together.

'The term adulterous chiefly relates to the Atterbury.

Jews, who being nationally espoused to God by A nice man, is a man of nasty ideas. Swift.

covenant, every sio of theirs was in a peculiar 2. Obscene ; lewd.

manner spiritual adultery.

Soul. NA'TAL. adj. (natal, Fr. natalis, Latin.)

NA’TIONALNESS. n. s. [from national.] Native ; relating to nativity.

Reference to the people in general. Since the time of Henry III. princes' children

NA’TIVE. adj. (nativus, Lat, natif-sve, took names from their natal places, as Edward

French.) of Carnarvon, Thomas of Brotherton. Camden. 1. Produced by nature ; natural, not ar. Propitious star! whose sacred pow'r

tificial. Presided o'er the monarch's natal hour,

She more sweet than any bird on bough, Thy radiant voyages for ever run.

Prior. Would oftentimes amongst them bear a part, NATATION. n. s. [natatio, Latin.] The And strive to pass, as she could well enough, act of swimming:

Their native musick by her skilful art. Spenst. In progressive motion, the arms and legs move

This doctrine doth not enter by the ear, successively, but in natation both together.

But of itself is native in the breast.

Davies. Brown.

2. Natural; such as is according to naNA'THLEss. adv. (na, that is, not, the less, ture; original.

Saxon.] Nevertheless : formed thus, The members retired to their homes, renatheless, nath'less. Obsolete.

assume the native sedateness of their temper.

Savit. Nath less, my brother, since we passed are Unto this point, we will appease our jar. Spens. 3. Conferred by birth; belonging by The torrid clime

birth. Smote on him sore besides, vaulted with fire. But ours is a privilege ancient and native, Notbless he so endur'd, 'till on the beach

Hangs not on an ordinance, or power legislative; Of that inflam'd sea he stood, and callid

And first, 'tis to speak whatever we please, His legions. Milton.

Denbur. NA'THMORE. adv. (na the more.] Never 4. Relating to the birth ; pertaining to the the more. Obsolete.

time or place of birth. Yet nathmore by his bold hearty speech,

If these men have defeated the law, and outCould his blood-frozen heart embolden'd be. run native punishment; though they can out

Spenser. strip men, they have no wings to fly from God. NATION. n. s. [nation, Fr. natio, Lat.]

Sbakspeare 1. A people distinguished from another

Many of our bodies shall, no doubt,

Find native graves. people; generally by their language, s. Original ; that which gave being.

Sbakspears. original, or government.

Have I now seen death? is this the way If Edward 111. had prospered in his French I must return to native dust ? O sight wars, and peopled with English the towns which

Of terror, foul, and ugly to behold.

Milten. he won, as he began at Calais driving out the French, his successors holding the same course,

NA'TIVE. n. s. would have filled all France with our nation.

1. One born in any place; original inhaRaleigh.

bitant. A nation properly signifies a great number of Make no extirpation of the natives, under prefamilies derived from the same blood, born in tence of planting religion ; God surely , ill na the same country, and living under the same way be pleased with such sacrifices. Bazni. government.

Templs. Tully, the humble mushrovin scarcely known, 2. A great number : emphatically.

The lowly native of a country town. Dryden. When after battle I the field have seen

There stood a monument to Tacitus the hisSpread o'er with ghastly shapes, which once

torian, to the emperors Tacitus and Florianus, were men;

natives of the place.

Addises. A nation crusit! a nation of the brave!

Our natives' have a fuller habit, squarer, and A realm of death! and on this side the grave!

more extended chests, than the people that be Are there, said s, who from this sad survey,

beyond us to the south.

Blackmere. This human chaos, carry smiles away? Yeung. 2. Offspring. NA'TIONAL. adj. [national, French ; from

Th' accusation,

All cause unborn, could never be the malige norion.]

Of our so frank donation.

Sbaksp. 1. Publick; general ; not private ; not NA'TiVENESS. N.s. (from native.] State particular. They in their earthly Canaan plac'd,

of being produced by nature. Long time shall dwell and prosper: but when sins Nati'VITY. n. s: [nativité, Fr.] National interrupt their public peace. Miltom. 1. Birth ; issue into life.

Such a national devotion inspires men with Concluding ever with a thanksgiving for the sentiments of religious gratitude, and swells nativity of our Saviour, in whose birth the births their hearts with joy and exultation. Addison. of all are only blessed.

Baron. The astonishing victories our armies have They looked upou those as the true days of






in use.

their nativity, wherein they were freed from will find him no more capable of reasoning than the pains and sorrows of a troublesome world. a perfect natural.

Locke. Nelson. 2. Native; original inhabitant. Not in 2. Time, place, or manner of birth. My husband, and my children both,

The inhabitants and naturals of the place, And you the calenders of their nativity,

should be in a state of freemen.

Abbot. Go to a gossip's feast.

Oppression, in many places, wears the robes They say there is divinicy in odd numbers, of justice, which domineering over the naturals either in nativity, chance or death. Sbaksp. may not spare strangers, and strangers will not When I vow, I weep; and vows so born, endure it.

Raleigh. la cheir nativity all truth appears.

Sbaksp. Thy birth and thy nativity is of Canaan.

3. Gift of nature ; nature; quality. Not

Ezekiel 3. State or place of being produced.

The wretcheder are the contemners of all These, in their dark nativity, the deep

helps; such as presuming on their own naturals, Shall yield us pregnant with infernal fame. deride diligence, and mock at terms when they

understand not things.

Ben Jonson. NA’TURAL. adj. (naturalis, Lat. natu

To consider them in their pure naturals, the

earl's intellectual faculties were his stronger rel, French.)

part, and the duke's, his practical.

Wotton. 1. Produced or effected by nature; not

NA'TURALIST. n. s. [from natural.] A artificial. There is no natural motion of any particular

student in physicks, or natural philo. heavy body, which is perpetual, yet it is possible

sophy. from them to contrive such an artificial revolu- Admirable artifice! wherewith Galen, though tion as shall constantly be the cause of itself. a mere naturalist, was so taken, that he could

Wilkins. not but adjudge the honour of a hymn to the 3. Illegitimate ; not legal.

wise Creator.

More. This would curn the vein of that we call natu

It is not credible, that the naturalist could be ral, to that of legal propagation; which has ever

deceived in his account of a place that lay in the been encouraged, as the other has been disfa. neighbourhood of Rome.

Addison. voured by all institutions.

Temple. NATURALIZA’TION. n. s. [from natura. 3. Bestowed by nature; not acquired. lize.] The act of investing aliens with

If there be any difference in natural parts, it the privileges of native subjects. should seem that the advantage lies on the side

The Spartans were nice in point of naturaliof children born from noble and wealthy parents. zation; whereby, while they kept their com- .


pass, they stood firm ; but when they did spread, 4. Not forced ; not far-fetched; dictated

they became a windfall.

Bacon. by nature.

Encouragement may be given to any mere I will now deliver a few of the properest and

chants that shall come over and turn a certain naturallest considerations that belong to this stock of their own, as naturalizatio, and freepiece.


dom from customs the two first years. Temple. 5. Following the stated course of things. Enemies, by taking advantage of the general

If solid piety, humility, and a sober sense of naturalization act, invited over foreigners of all themselves, is much wanted in that sex, it is the


Swift. plain and natural consequence of a vain and cor

To NATURALIZE. v. a. [from naturol.] rupt education.

Latv. To adopt into a community; to invest 6. Consonant to natural notions.

with the privileges of native subjects. Such in natural connections become, by cus- The lords informed the king, that the Irish tom, as natural to the mind as sun and light : might not be naturalized without damage to fre and warmth go together, and so seem to themselves or the cro.

Davies, Carry with them as natural an evidence as seit

2. To make natural; to make easy like evident truths themselves.


things natural. 7. Discoverable by reason ; not revealed. He rises fresh to his hammer and anvil; cus

I call that natural religion, which men might tom has naturalized his labour to him. know, and should be obliged unto, by the meer

NA'TURALLY. adv. (from natural.] principles of reason, improved by consideration and experience, without the help of revelation. 1. According to the power or impulses of

Wilkins. un assisted nature. 8. Tender; affectionate by nature.

Our sovereign good is desired naturally; God, To leave his wife, to leave his babes,

the author of that natural desire, hath appointed He wants the net'ral touci.


natural means whereby to fulfil it; but man hayo 9. Unaffected ; according to truth and

ing utterly disabled his nature unto these means, reality.

hath had other revealed, and hath received from

heaven a law to teach him, how that which is What can be more natural than the circumstances in the behaviour of those women who

desired naturally, must now supernaturally be attained.

Hooker. had lost their husbands on this fatal day. Addis.

If sense be not certain in the reports it mak.s 19. Opposed to violent ; as, a natural

of things to the mind, there can be naturally no death.

such thing as certainty of knowledge. Soph. NA'TURAL. n. s. [from nature.)

When you have once habituated your heart 1. An idiot; one whom nature debars

to a serious performance of holy iniercession, from understanding; a fool.

you have done a great deal to render it incapa

ble of spite and envy, and to make it naturally That a monster should be such a natural.

delight in the happiness of mankind. Lazi.

Slakspeare. Take the thoughts of one out of that nárrow 2. According to nature; without affectacompass de baas been all b's life contined to, you cion; with just representation,


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