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s. Joint interest or property.

Let me extol a cat, on oysters fed,
He does possession keep,

I'll have a party at the Bedtord-head. Popt. And is too wise to hazard partnersbip. Dryden.

If the clergy would a little study the arts of 2 The union of two or more in the same

conversation, they might be welcome at every

party, where there was the least regard for po trade.

liteness or good sense. "Tis a necessary rule in alliance, partnerships, 7. Particular person; a person distinct

Swift. and all manner of civil dealings, to have a strict

from, or opposed to, arrother, regard to the disposition of those we have to do withal.


As she paced on, she was stopped with a numPART O'ok. The preterit of partake.

ber of trees, so thickly placed together, that she

was afraid she should, with rushing through stop PA'RTRIDGE. n. s. (perárix, Fr. pertris,

the speech of the lamentable party, which she Welsh ; perdix, Lat.) A bird of game, was so desirous to understand.

Sidney. The king is come out to seek a flea, as when The minister of justice may, for publiek ex. one doth hunt a partridge in the mountains. ample, virtuously will the execution of that

1 Samuel. party, whose pardon another, for consanguinity's PARTU'RIENT, adj. (parturiens, Latin.) sake, as virtuously may desire. Hooker. About to bring forth.

It the jury tound, that the party slain was of PARTURI'TION. n. s. [from parturio, Lat.]

English race, it had been adjudged felony. Dav.

How shall this be compast ? canst thou bring The state of being about to bring forth.

me to the party?

Sbakspeare. Conformation of parts is required, not only The smoke received into the nostrils, causes unto the previous conditions of birth, but also

the purly to lie as if he were drunk. Abbot. unto the parturition or very birth.


The inagination of the party to be cured, is PÁRTY.n.s. (partié, Fr.]

not neediul to concur; for it may be done with1. A number of persons confederated by out the knowledge of the party wounded. Bacon. • similarity of designs or opinions in op

He that contesses his sin, and prays for parposition to others; a faction.

don, hath punished his fault: and then there is When any of these combatants strips his

nothing left to be done by the offended party.

but to return to charity. terms of ambiguity, I shall think him a champion


Though there is a real difference between one for truth, and not the slave of vain glory or a

Locke. man and another, yet the party who has the adThis account of party patches will appear im

vantage usually magnifies the inequality. Collier,

8. A detachment of soldiers : as, he comprobable to those who live at a distance from the fashionable world.

Addison. manded the party sent thither. Party writers are so sensible of the secret vir- PARTY.COʻLOURED. adj. (party and cotue of an inuendo, that they never mention the

loured.] Having diversity of colours. 4-n at length.


The fulsome ewes, This party rage in women only serves to ag- Then conceiving, did, in yeaning time, gravate'animosities that reign among them.

Fall purty-colour'd lambs.

Sbakspeare. Addison.

The leopard was valuing himself upon the lusAs he never leads the conversation into the

tre of his party-colour'd skin. violence and rage of party disputes, I listened to

From one father both, him with pleasure.


Both girt with goid, and clad in party-colour'd Division between those of the came party, ex


Dryder. poses thein to their enemies.

Pepe. Constrai'd him in a bird, and made him Hy The most violent party men are such, as, in

With purty, coloured plumes a chattering pie. the conduct of their lives, have discovered least

Dryden. sense of religion or morality.

Swift. I looked with as much pleasure upon the little 2. One of two litigants.

party-culour'd assembly, as upon a bed of tulips. When you are hearing matter between

Spectator, party and party, if pinched with the cholick, you Nor is it hard to beautify each month make faces like mummers, and dismiss the con- With tiles of party-colour'd fruits. Pbilips. troversy more entangled by your hearing all

Four knaves in garb succinct, a trusty hand, the peace you make in their cause, is calling And party-colour'd troops, a shining train, both parties knaves.

Sbukspeare. Draw forth to combat on the velvet plain. Pope. The cause of both parties shall come before PARTY-JU'RY. 1. s. [In law.) A jury in the judges.


some trials bait foreigners and balt naIf a bishop be a party to a suit, and excom

tives. municates his adversary; such excommunic.ciun

shall not bar his adversary from his action. sigl. P.'RTY-MAN. n. s. (party and man.) A 3. One concerned in any aitair.

factious person; an alve:tor of a party: The child was prisoner to the womb, and is PARTY-WALL. 2. 5. (party and wall.] Freed and enfranchis'd; not a party to

Wall that separates one house from the The anger of the king, nor guilty of

next. The trespass of the queen.


'Tis an ill-custom among bricklayers to work I do suspect this trash

Sbakspeare, To be a party in this injury.

up a whole story of the party-walls, before they work up the trunts.

Moxon, 4. Side ; persons engaged against each PMRVIS. n. s. (Fr.] A church or churchother.

porch; appiiea to the moorings or lawOur foes compellid by need, have peace em

disputes anong young students in the brac'd:

inns of courts, and also to that disputäThe peace, bool parties want, is like to last. Dry;

rion at Oxford, called disputatio in par. 5. Cause; side. Ægle came in, to make their party good.

Bailey. Dinding

Pa'RVITUDE. 7.5. [from parvus, Latin.) 6. A seleçt assembly,

Littleness; minuteness. Not used.


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The little one's of parvitude cannot reach to not trusting to those innocent ways of getting the same floor with them.

Glanville. more, fall to others, and pass from just to unPaʼRVITY. 7. s. [from parvus, Lat.] Lit- just.

Temple tleness ; minuteness. Not used. 4. To vanish; to be lost. What are these for fineness and parvily, to

Trust not too much to that enchanting face; those minute animalcula discovered in pepper

Beauty's a charm, but soon the charm will pais

. water? Ray.

Dryder. PAS. n. s. (French.] Precedence; right s. To be spent; to go away progressively. of going foremost.

The time, when the thing existed, is the idea In her poor circumstances, she still preserved

of that space of duration, which passed between the mier of a gentlewoman; when she came into

some fixed period and the being of that thing.

Lecce any full . sembly, she would not yield the pas

We see, that one who fixes his thoughts very to the best of them.

Arbutbrot. PA'SCHAL. adj. (pascbal, Fr. pascbalis,

intently on one thing, so as to take but little no

tice of the succession of ideas that pass in his Latin.)

mind, whilst he is taken up with that earnest 1. Relating to the passover.

contemplation, lets slip out of his account a good 2. Relating to Easter.

part of that duration, and thinks that cime shorter PASH. n. s. (paz, Spanish, a kiss.) A face.

than it is.

Hanmer. 6. To be at an end; to be over.
Thou want'st a rough pash, and the shoots

Their officious haste,
that I have

Who would before have born him to the sky, To be full like me.


Like eager Romans, ere all rites were past, To Pash. v. a. [perssen, Dutch.)To

Did let coo soon the sacred eagle fly. Dryden.

7. To die; to pass from the present life strike ; to crush.

to another state.
With my armed fist
171 pash him over the face. Shakspeare.

The pangs of death do make him grin;
Thy cunning engines have with labour rais'd

Disturb him not, let him pass peaceably. Shakira My heavy hanger, like a mighty weight,

8. To be changed by regular gradation. To fall and pasb thee dead.


Inflammations are translated from other parts PASQUE-FLOWER. 1. 5. (pulsatilla, Lat.]

to the lungs; a pleurisy easily passetb into apeA flower.


Arbetonat. PA'SQUIL. n. s. [from pasquino, a 7":

9. To go beyond bounds. Obsolete.

Why this passes, Mr. Ford:-you are not to PA'SQUIN. statue at Rome, to

go loose any longer, you must be pinioned. PASQUINA'DE. which they affix any

Sbakspesre. lampoon or paper of satirical observa. 10. To be in any state. tion.) A lampoon.

I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I He never valued any pasquils that were drop- will bring you into the bond of the covenant. ped up and down, to think them worthy of his

Ezelid. revenge.

Howel. I. To be enacted. The pasquils, lampoons, and libels, we meet Many of the nobility spoke in parliament with now-a-days, are a sort of playing with the against those things, ithich were most grateful to feur and twenty letters, without sense, truth, or his majesty, and which still passed, notwithstandwit. Tatier. ing their contradiction.

Clarendas. To PASS. V. n. (passer, Fr. passus, a siep, Neither of these hills have yet passed the house Latin. ]

of commons, and some think they may be re1. To go; to move from one place to


Swifi. another; to be progressive. Commonly 12. To be effected; to exist.

Unless this with some particle.

may be thought a noun with the articles Tell him his long trouble is passing Out of this world.


suppressed, and be explained thus : it If I have found favour in thy sight, pass not

came to the pass that.

I have heard it enquired, how it might be away from thy servant.


brought to pass that the church should every While my glory passeth by, I will put thee in a

where have able preachers to instruct the peoclift of the rock, and will cover thee, while I ple.

Hesker. pass by.


When the case required dissimulation, if they Thus will I cut off him that passeth out, and used it, it came to pass that the former opinion him that returneth.


of their good faith made them almost invisible. This heap and this pillar be witness, that I

Bacoe. will not pass over to thee, and that thou shalt not pass over it and this pillar unto me for harm. 13. To gain reception; to become cur

Genesis. rent: as, this money will not pass. An idea of motion not passing on, is not better That trick, said she, will not pass twice. than idea of motion at rest. Locke.

Hudibras. Heedless of those cares, with arguish stung, Though frauds may pass upon men, they are He felt their fleeces as they passed along.. Pipe. as open as the light to him that searches the If the cause he visible, we stop at the instru- heart.

L'Estranga. ment, and seldom pass on to him that directed Their excellencies will not pass for such in it.

WÁC. the opinion of the learned, but only as things 2. To go forcibly; to make way.

which have less of error in them. Dryden. Her face, her hards were torn

False eloquence passeth only, where true is With passing through ihe brakes. Dryden.

not understood, and no body will commend bad 3. To make a change from one thing to

writers, that is acquainted with good. Feltar. another.

The grossest suppositions pass upon them, that

the wild irish were taken in toyls; but that, in Others dissatisõed with ivhat they have, and sure time, they, would grow tame.


You know in what deluding joys we past 14. To be practised artfully or success

The night which was by hcar'n decreed our last. folly.

Drydeti. This practice hath most shrewdly past upon

We have examples of such, as pass most of thee;

their nights without dreaming.

Lorbes But when we know the grounds and authors of it,

The people, free from cares, serene and gay, Thou shalt be both the plaintiff and the judge.

Pars all their mild untroubled hours away. Sbakspeare.

Addison. 15. To be regarded as good or ill.

In the midst of the service; a lady who had He rejected the authority of councils, and so

passed the winter at London with her husband, do all che reformed; so that this won't pass for a entered the congregation.

Addison. faul in him, till 'tis proved one in us. Atterbury.

4. To impart to any thing the power of 36. To occur; to be transacted.

moving. If we would judge of the nature of spirits, we

Dr. Thurston thinks the principal use of inmust have recourse to our own consciousness of what passes within our own mind. Watts,

spiration to be, to move, or pass the blood, from

the right to the left ventricle of the heart. 17. To be done.

Derbam. Zeal may be let loose in matters of direct 5. To carrily hastily. duty, as in prayers, provided that no indirect

I had only time to pass my eye over the meact pass upon them to detile them. Taylor. dals, which are in great number. Addison 18. To heed ; to regard. Not in use. 6. To transfer to another proprietor.

As for these silken-coated slaves, I pass not; He that will pass his land, It is to you, good people, that I speak,

As I have mine, may set his hand O'er whom, in time to come, I hope to reign.

And heart unto this deed, when he hath read;

Shakspeare. And make the purchase spread. Herbert. 19. To determine finally; to judge capi- 7. To strain; to percolate. tally.

They speak of severing wine from water, Though well we may not pass upon his life, passing it through ivy wood.

Bacon. Without the form of justice; yet our pow'r 8. To vent; to pronounce. Shall do a court'sy to our wrath. Shalsp.

How many thousands take upon them to pass 20. To be supremely excellent.

their censures on the personal actions of others, Sir Hudibras's passing worth,

and pronounce boldly on the affairs of the The manner how he sallied forth. Underword.


Watts. 21. To thrust; to make a push in fencing. They will commend the work in general, but To see thee fight, to see thee pass thy puncto. pass so many sly remarks upon it afterwards, as

Sbakspeare. shall destroy all their cold praises. Watts. Both advance

9. To utter ceremoniously. Against each other, and with sword and lance Many of the lords and some of the commons They lash, they foin, they pass, they strive to passed some compliments to the two lords. bore

Clarendon, Their corslets.

Dryden. 10. To utter solemnly or judicially. 22. To omit to play.

All this makes it more prudent, rational, and Full piteous seems young Alma's case,

pious, to search our own ways, than to pass senAs in a luckless gamester's place,

tence on other men.

Hammond. She would not play, yet must not pass. Prior. He past his promise, and was as good as his 33. To go through the alimentary duct. word.

L'Estrange. Substances hard cannot be dissolved, but they 11. To transmit; to procure to go. will pass; but such, whose tenacity exceeds the

Waller pissed over five thousand horse and power of digestion, will neither pass, nor be foot by Newbridge.

Clarendon. converted into aliment.


12. To put an end to. 24. To be in a tolerable state.

This night A middling sort of man was left well enough We'll pass the business privately and well. Sbak, to pass by his father, but could never think he had enough, so long as any had more. L'Estr.

13. To surpass; to excel.

She more sweet than any bird on bough, 25. TO PASS away. To be lost; to glide

Would oftentimes amongst them bear a part, off.

And strive to pass, as she could well enough, Defining the soul to be a substance that al- Their native musick by her skilful art. Spenser. ways thinks, can serve but to make many men Whom do'st thou pass in beauty? Ezekiel. suspect, that they have no souls at all, since Martial, thou gav'st far nobler epigrams they find a good part of their lives pass away To thy Domitian, than I can my James; without thinking.


But in my royal subject I pass thee, 26. T. Pass away. To vanish.

Thou flattered'st thine, mine cannot flatter'd be. TO PASS. v. a.

Ben Jonson. 1. To go beyond.

The ancestor and all his heirs, As it is advantageable to a physician to be

Though they in number pass the stars of hear'n, called to the cure of a declining disease; so it is

Are still but one.

Davies for a commander to suppress a sedition, which 14. To omit; to neglect; whether to do has passed the height : for in both the noxious

or to mention. humour doth first weaken, and afterwards waste to nothing.


If you fondly pass our proffer'd offer,

*Tis not the rounder of your old fac'd walls 2. To go through ; as, the horse passed

Can hide you.

Shaksp. the river.

Let me o'erleap that custom; for I cannot 3. To spend ; to live through.

Put on the gown, stand naked, and entreat them; Were I not assured he was removed to ad- Please you that I may pass this doing. Sbaksp. vantage, ! should pass my time extremely ill I pass the wars that spotted linxes make without him. Collier. With their fierce rivals.



I pass their warlike pomp, their proud array. petually observing all the avenues and fisi!!!

Dryden. it, and accordingly making its approaches. Suuts. os. To transcend; to transgress. 2. Passage ; road.

They did pass those bounds, and did return 'The Tyrians had no pass to the Red Sea, but since that time.

Burnet. through the territory of Solomon, and by his 16. To admit ; to allow.


Raleigh. The money of every one that passeth the ac-.

Pity tempts the pass; count, let the priests take.

2 Kings.

But the tough metal of my heart resists. Drga. L'H pass them all upon account,

3. A permission to go or come any where. As if your nat'ral self had don't. Hudilras. They shall protect all that come in, and send 27. To enact a law.

them to the lord deputy, with their safe-c07. How does that man know, but the decree may

duct or pass, to be at his disposition. Spencer. be already passed against him, and his allowance

We bid this be done, of mercy spent ?


When evil deeds have their permissive pass, Among the laws that pass'd, it was decreed,

And not the punishment.

Sbaksp. That conquer'd Thebes from bondage should he

Give quiet pass freed.


Through your dominions for this enterprize. Could the same parliament which addressed


. with so much zeal and earnestness against this

My friends remember'd me of home; and evil, pass it into a law?


said, His majesty's ministers proposed the good of

If ever fate would signe my pass; delaid the nation, when they advised the passing this

It should be now no more.

Chapeuze. patent. Swift. A gentleman had a pass to go beyond the seas.

Clarendor. 18. To impose fraudulently. Th'indulgent mother did her care employ,

4. An order by which vagrants or impo, And pass'd it oh her husband for a hoy.' Diyd. tent persons are sent to their place of 19. To practise artfully; to make succeed. abode.

Time lays open frauds, and after that disco- s. Push; thrust in fencing. very there is no passing the same trick upon the

'Tis dangerous when the baser nature comes mice.

L'Estrange. Between the pass and fell incensed points 20. To send from one place to another : Of mighty opposites.

Sbaksp. as, pass that beggar to his own parish.

The king hath laid, that in a dozen perses be 21. To Pass away. To spend; to waste.

tween you and him, he shall not exceed you The father waketh for the daughter, lest she

three hits.

Sbakspeare pass away the Hower of her age. Ecclesiasticus.

With seeming innocence the crowd beguilid; 22. To Pass ly. To excuse; to forgive.

But made the desperate passes, when he smild.

Dryden, However God may pass by single sinners in

6. State ; condition. this world; yet when a nation combines against him, the wicked shall not go unpunished. Tillot.

To what a pass are our minds broughe, that,

from the right line of virtue, are wryed to these 23. To Pass by. To neglect ; to disre

crooked shifts ? gard.

After king Henry united the roses, they lHow far ought this enterprize to wait upon boured to reduce both English and Irish, which these other matters, to be mingled with them, work, to what pass and perfection it was brought or to pass by them, and give law to them, as in

in queen Elizabeth's reign, hath been declared. ferior unto itself? Bacon.

Davies It conduces much to our content, if we pass

In my feare of hospitable Jove, ly those things which happen to our trouble, Thou did'st to this passe my affections move. and consider that which is prosperous; that, by

Cbatmas. the representation of the better, the worse may I could see plate, hangings and paintings abou: be blotted out.

Taylor. my house till you had the ordering of me, but I Certain passages of scripture we cannot, vith- am now brought to such pass, that I can see now out injury to truth, pass by here in silence. thing at all.

L'Estrange. Burnet. Matters have been brought to this pass, ikai 24. TO PASS over. To omit; to let go if one among a man's sons had any blemish, he unregarded.

laid him aside for the ministry, and such an one Better to pass him o'er than to relate

was presently approved.

South. The cause I have your mighty sire to hate. Dryd. PA'SSABLE. adj. (passible, Fr. from pass. It does not belong to this place to have that

1. Possible to be passed or travelled point debated, nor will it hinder our pursuit to pass it over in silence.


through or over. The poet passes it over as hastily as he can, as

His body is a passable carkass, if he be not if he were afraid of staying in the cave. Dryden.

hurt, The queen asked him who he was; but he

It is a thoroughfare for steel.

Sbaki passes over this without any reply, and reserves

Antiochus departed in all haste, weening sa the greatest part of his story to a time of more his pride to make the land navigable, and the sea leisure. Broome. passable by foot.

2 Maccabees. Pass. n. s. [from the verb. ]

2. Supportable; tolerable ; allowable. 1. A narrow entrance ; an avenue.

They are crafty and of a pessible reach of un, The strait pass was damm’d


Ηοτει.. With dead men.


Lay by Virgil, my version will appear a passabte It would be easy to defend the passes into the

bexity when the original muse is absent. Dry whole country, that the king's army should ne

White and red well mingied on the face, ver be able to enter.


n:ake what was before but passabk, appear beata

tiful. Truth is a strong hold, fortified by God and

Dryden. nature, and diligence is properly the understand. 3. Capable of admission or reception. ing's laying siege to it; so that it must be per- In counterfeits, it is with men as with false


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money: one piece is more or less passable than When the gravel is separated from the kide and ther.

L'Estrange. ney, oily substances relax the passages. Arbuib. These stage advocates are not only without 3. Entrance or exit; liberty to pass, truth, but without colour: could they have made What, are my doors oppos'd against my pase the slander passable we should have heard far.

Sbakspeare. ther.


You shall furnish me 4. Popular; well received. This is a With cloake, and coate, and make my passage

free sense less usual.

For lov'd Dulichius.

Chapman, Where there is no eminent odds in sufficiency, it is better to take with the more passable, 4. The state of decay. Not in use. than with the more able.


Would some part of my young years A man of the one faction, which is most paso

Might but redeem the passage of your age! sable with the other, commonly giveth best

Shakspeare. way.


s. Intellectual admittance ; mental accepPASSADO. n. s. (Italian.) A push ; a


I would render this treatise intelligible to thrust.

every rational man, however little versed in A duellist, a gentleman of the very first house; scholastick learning, among whom I ah! the mortal passado.


will have a fairer passage than among those PASSAGE. 1. s. (passage, Fr.]

deeply imbued with other principles. Digby. 1. Act of passing; travel; course ; jour. 6. Occurrence; hap.

It is no act of common passage, but ney.

A strain of rareness.

Shuks. The story of such a passage was true, and Jasen with the rest went indeed to rob Colchos, to i 7. Unsettled state; aptness by condition which they might arrive by boat. Roligh. or nature to change the place of abode. So shalt thou best prepar'd endure

Traders in Ireland are but factors; the cause Thy mortal passage when it comes. Milton. must be rather an ill opinion of security than of

All have liberty to take fish, which they do gain: the last intices the poorer traders, young by standing in the water by the holes, and so in- beginners, or those of possage ; but without the tercepting their passage take great plenty of first, the rich will never settle in the country. them, which otherwise would follow the water

Temple. under ground.

Brott. In man the judgment shoots at flying game; Live like those who look upon themselves as A bird of passage? lost as soon as found; being only on their passage through this state, Now in the moon perhaps, now under ground. bui as belonging to that which is to come,

Pope. Attirbury. 8. Incident; transaction. Though the passage be troublesome, yet it is This business as it is a very high passage of scure, and shall in a little time bring us ease state, so it is worthy of serious consideration. and peace at the last. Wake.

Hayward In souls prepar'd, the passage is a breath

Thou do'st in the passages of life From time i' eternity, from life to death. Harte. Make me believe that thou art only mark'd 2. Road; way.

For the hot vengeance of heav'n. Sbaksp. Human actions are so uncertain as that seem- 9. Management; conduct. eth the best course, which hath most passages

Upon consideration of the conduct and passage out of it.

Bacon. of attirs in former times, the state of England The land enterprize of Panama was grounded ought to be cleared of an imputation cast upon upon a false account, that the passages towards it it.

Davies. were no better fortified than Drake had leti 10. Part of a book; single place in a writthem.


ing. Endroit, Fr. Is there yet no other way besides

A critick who has no taste nor learning, selThese painful passages, how we may come

dom vent:res to praise any passage in an author To death, and mix with our connatural dast?

who has not been before received by the publick. Milton.

Addison. Against which open'd from beneath

As to the cantos, all the passages are as tabuA passage down to th' earth, a pussage wide. lous as the vision at the beginning. Popes


How commentators each dark passage shun, To bleed to death was one of the mose desir

And hold their farthing candle to the sun. able passages out of this world.

Fill. When the passage is open, land will be turned PA'SSED. The pret. and part. of pass.

Young. most to great catile; when shut, to sheer.

Why sayest thou my way is hid from the Lord,

The Persian army had advanced into the

and iny judgment is passed over from my God? straight passages of Cilicia, by which means


He affirmed, that no good law passed since Alexander with his small arıny was abie to tight

king Williani's accession, except the act for preand conquer them.

The passage made by many a winding way,

serving the game.

Adilison. Reach'd ev'n the room in which the tyrant lay.

The description of a life passed away in vanity

and among the shadows of pomp, may be soon

He plies him with redoubled strokes;

finely drawn in the same place. Spcctator. Wheels as he wheels; and with his pointed dart PASSENGER. 1. s. (passager, Fr.s Explores the nearest passage to his heart. 1. A traveller; one who is upon the road;

Dryden. a wayfarer. I wished for the wings of an eagle, to fiv aray All the way, the wanton damsel found to those happy seats; but the genius told me New mirth her passenger to entertain. Spenser. there was no passage to them, except through What hallowing, and what stir is this? the gates of deach.

Addison. These are my mates that make their wills their I have often stopped all the passages to prevent

law, the ants going to their own neste Addison Have some unhappy passenger in chase. Sbaksp.

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