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time: such, that men rather chuse carelessly to lose the sweet of the kernell, than to urge their teeth with breaking the shell wherein it was wrapped: and therefore, since that which is unseen is almost undone, and that is almost unseen which is unconceived, either I would say nothing to be untalked of, or speak with my mouth that I may be understood.
Thirdly, the end of this pains was a satire; but the end of my satire, a further good: which whether I attain or no, I know not; but let me be plain with hope of profit, rather than purposely obscure only for a bare name's sake.
Notwithstanding, in the expectation of this quarrel, I think my First Satire doth somewhat resemble the sour and crabbed face of Juvenal's which I, endeavouring in that, did determinately omit in the rest, for these forenamed causes, that so I might have somewhat to stop the mouth of every accuser. The rest to each man's censure: which let be as favourable as so thankless a work can deserve or desire.
2 This Post-script having been published with "The Three Last Bookes, of Byting Satyres," by the First Satire" here is to be understood the First of the
Fourth Book. EDITOR.
Abandon-To remove, to banish.
Ablude-To differ, to deviate.
Ablative-For removal, taking away.
Abstension-The act of withholding or keeping off.
Accension-Kindling, enflaming, flame. Acclaim-To applaud
Accumbent-One who lies or sits at meals. Acknown-Marked, discovered, known. Action-The session of an assembly.
Adiaphorist-One who is neutral or indif
Affective-Relating to the affections,
Affeign-To pretend, to imagine.
Allocution-An address to another.
Ampliate-To extend, to enlarge.
Angariation-A pressing or forcing of au
other to an action.
Anoiling-The act of anointing with oil
Anomy-Transgression of the law.
Antelucan-Before daylight, early.
Anthropopathy-A figure whereby human passions are attributed to God. Antichtbones-Antipodes, men living on the opposite side of the earth. Antiperistatis-When heat
or cold is rendered more intense by being beset with its contrary.
Antonomasy-A figure, by which an appellative is substituted for a proper
Apaid-Dealt with, satisfied, rewarded.
Appay-To discharge, to satisfy.
Apprecatory-Praying, of the nature of
Apprehensive-Ready to conceive.
Aretinisms-Impurities: so named from
Arrectary-The upright beam of the cross, as far as the transverse.
Aspectable-Capable of being seen.
Champerty, or Champertie-Confederacy in quarrels. Chae-Work.
Atrophy-A want of due nourishment, Chary-Careful.
Attrition-A slighter sorrow for sin. Attach-To arrest.
Avoid To render void, to prevent.
Bandog-A dog chained.
Barking at-Being barked at.
Bestead-To befriend, to serve, to treat.
Biggin-A cap or coif.
Blank-To disappoint, to damp, to refute. Bloughty-Bloated, huge.
Blurt-To blab, to speak inconsiderately. Bolt-To sift.
eats like an ox.
Chiliasts They who expect the personal reign of Christ for a thousand years on earth.
Chronography-The time of an event.
Clientage-In the condition of clients or dependants.
Clientele-The condition of clients or de
Boulimy-A disease in which the patient Collybists-Money-changers, Bankers.
Commensals-Fellowship at table.
particularly after supper.
Commingle-To mingle together.
Commove-To disturb, to occasion commotions.
Competitioning-Entering into competition.
Comprehensor-He who has obtained.
Concorporate-To unite with.
Considerable-To be considered.
Consign-To entrust, to hand down.
Convince-To prove, refute, shew.
Corporals-The communion cloths used in
Cynosure-The north-star, what attracts
Denotation-A mark, token.
Denude-To make naked.
Design-To point out.
Destitution-A state of want.
Detestation-Wishing; a witnessing to
Detrect-To refuse, or decline.
Detrusion-The act of thrusting down.
Dilatory-Deferring to a long period.
Direption or Disreption-Plundering.
Discern-To cause to differ, to distinguish.
Daghes-point-The point of a leather Discerption-A division, rent.
Disclamation-Being disclaimed, the act of disclaiming.
Disperse-To make known.
Debellation-Subduing by war, warring Disparition-Disappearing.
Decline-To draw, to bend.
Decursion-The act of running or run
Dissolute-Loose in meaning.
Distermine or Disterminate-To place at a distance.
Diswont-To bring to disuse.
Dittany-The herb garden-ginger.
Divestiture-The act of stripping.
Divulsion-Plucking off or away,