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A young gentleman accommodates himself to the In Kensington Gardens to stroll up and down, innocent diversions in fushion.

Id. You know was the fashion before you left town; The value of the labour employed about one parcel The thing's well enough, when allowance is made of silver more than another, makes a difference in For the size of the trees and the depth of the shade. their price ; and thus fashioned plate sells for more

Sheridan. than its weight.

Id

FAST, adj., adv., v. n. &n. s.) Gothic and But if ever frequency of oaths shall make them be

FASTEN, v. a. & v. n. Swed. fast; Isl. looked on as formalities of law, or the custom of

FAST'ER, n. s..

fastr; Saxon straining of truth (which men's swearing in their own

FAST'ENER, n. s. cases is apt to lead them to), has once dipped men in

fæst; Belgic perjury, and the guilt, with the temptation, has spread

FASTENING, N. S.

vast; Teutonic itself very wide, and made it almost fashionable in

FAST'HANDED, adj.

fest, fast, vast. sorne cases, it will be impossible for the society (these

Fast'ING, n. S.

Fir ; strong; bonds being dissolved) to subsist.

Id. FAST'ING-DAY,

steady; close; Why should they not continue to value themselves Fast'LY, adv.

fixed; abidfor this outside fashionableness of the taylor or tire- FAST'NESS, n. s.

ing; persisting; woman's making, when their parents have so early swift; speedy; i. e. with an abiding or unrelaxed instructed them to do so ?

Id.

pace: fast is also found frequently in our lanHe must at length die dully nf old age at home,

guage as an adverb, following these senses, or when here he might so fashionably and gentcelly have been duelled or Auxed into another world. South.

synonymous with fastly. To fast, the verb, also How could this noble fabrick be designed,

means to adhere to a rule or resolution of And fashioned, by a maker brute and blind ?

abstinence, from whatever motive : fast and fastCould it of art such miracles invent,

ing, as substantives, signify imposed abstinence: And raise a beauteous world of such extent? fast and loose,' sometimes the one and some

Blackmore. times the other; variable; inconstant. To fasten, No wonder that pastorals are fallen into disesteem, according to a common use of the termination togethsr with that fashion of life upon which they were en, signifies to makes fast or firm; to unite insegrounded.

Walsh. parably; to affix, and hence to impress : as a neuExamine how the fushionable practice of the world

ter verb, to fix itself: a faster, one who practises can be reconciled to this important doctrine of our re- abstinence: a fastener is a person, and a fastenligion.

Rogers.

ing a thing, which makes fast or firm : fast-handed, A different toil another forge employs,

avaricious; close-fisted': fastness, closeness; Here the loud hammer fashions female toys Each trinket that adorns the modern dame,

state of being firm ; fixed ; secure; hence a strong First to these little artists owed its frame. military place or position'; a fortress; concise

Gay's Fan. ness. It was not easily reconciled to the common method ; Thanne the disciplis of John camen to him and but then it was the fashion to do such things.

sciden, whi fasten, and the Farisees ofte ? but thi Arbuthnot. disciplis fasten uot.

Wiclif. Mait. ix. 'Tis prevailing example hath now made it fashion. And it was doon whanne the dayes of his taking able.

Bentley up weren fulfillid he settide faste his face to go to His panegyricks were bestowed only on such per- Jerusalem.

Id. Luk ix. sons as he had familiarly known, and only at such Moses reared up the Tabernacle and fastened hi times as others cease to praise, when out of power, or sockets.

Erodus. out of fashion.

This work goeth fast on, and prospereth. Look on this globe of earth, and you will find it to

Ezra v. 8. be a very complete and fashionable dress. Swift.

He by his strength setteth fast mountains. Spirit is now a very fashionable word; en act with spi

Psalm lxv. 6. rit, to speak with spirit, means only to act rashly, and when thou fastest, anoint thy head and wasb thy to talk indiscreetly. An able man shows his spirit by face, that thou appear not unto men to fast. gentle words and resolute actions; he is neither hot

Matt. vi. nor timid.

· Chesterfield.

Surely the stone from the wall crieth out; Whatever has, by any accident, become fashionable, And the beam (marg. fastning) from the timber an. easily continues its reputation, because every one is swereth it. Hab. ii. 11. Abp. Newcome's Trans. ashamed of not partaking it.

Johnson.

Quick wits be in desire new-fangled; in purpose, Whilst you are discussing fashion, the fashion is

unconstant ; light to promise any thing, ready to gone by. The very same vice assumes a new body.

forget every thing, both benefit and injury; and thereThe spirit transmigrates; and, far from losing its principle of life by the change of its appearance, it is

by neither fast to friend nor fearful to foe.

Ascham's Schoolmaster. renovated in its new organs with the fresh vigour of a juvenile activity.

Burke.

Bring his stile from all loose grossness to such firm Nor for its own sake merely, but for his

fastness in Latin, as in Demosthenes. Ascham. Much more, who fashioned it, he gives it praise ;

But who can turn the stream of destiny, Praise that from earth resulting, as it ought,

Or break the chain of strong necessity, To earth's acknowledged Sovereign, finds at once

Which fast is tied to Jove's eternal seat? Its only just proprietor in Him.

Cowper.

Spenser's Faerie Queene. Yet what can satire, whether grave or gay?

And dicted with fasting every day, It may correct a foible, may chastise

The swelling of his woundes to mitigate. Id. The freaks of fashion, regulate the dress,

England, by report of the chronicles, was infested Retrench a sword-blade, or displace a patch. Id. with robbers and outlaws; which, lurking in woods and For he, with all his follies, has a mind

fust places, used often to break forth to rob and spoil. Not yet so blank, or fashionably blind,

Id. On Ireland. But now and then perhaps a feeble ray

Lodronius, with the breaking in of the horsemen, or distant wisdom shools across his way. Id. was driven into a marsh; where, after that he, being

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Pope.

almost fast in the deep mud, had done the uttermost, It (piety) tieth all relations more fastly and strongly, he yielded himself.

Knolles. assureth and augmenteth all endearments, enforceth Barbarossa left fourteen galleys in thc lake; but the and establisbeth all obligations by the nom bands of tacklings, sails, oars, and ordnance, he had laid up in conscience.

Id. the castle fest by.

Id. A rope of fair pearl, which now hiding, now hidden This love of theirs myself bave often seen, by the hair, did, as it were, play at fast and loose each Japly when they have judged me fast asleep. with other, giving and receiving richness. Sidney.

Shakspeare. A mantle comin; under her right arm, and covering Last night the very god shewed me a vision : most of that side, had no fustening on the left side. I fast, and prayed for their intelligence. ld.

Id. A thousand men have broke their fasts to-day, There streams a spring of blood so fast, That ne'er shall dine, unless thou yield the crown. From those deep wounds, as all embrued the face. Id.

Daniel. Bind the boy, which you shall find with me,

If she perceived by his outward cheer, Fast to the chair.

Id. King John. That any would his love by talk bewray, I would give a thousand pound I could run as fast Sometimes she heard him, sometimes stopt her ear, as thou can'st.

Id. Henry IV. And played fast and loose the live-long day.
Thinking, by this face,

Fairfas. To fasten in our thoughts that they have courage; This paucity of blood may be observed in other But 'tis not so.

Id. Julius Cæsar. sorts of lizards, in frogs, and other fishes, and thereHe fastened on my neck; and bellowed out, fore an horse-leech will hardly fasten upon a fish. 4s he'd burst heaven. Id. king Lear.

Browne's Vulgar Errours. The king being fasthanded, and loth to part with a A man in a boat, who tugs at a rope that's fast to a second dowry, prevailed with the prace to be con- ship, looks as if he resolved to draw the ship to him. tracted with the princess Catharine. Bacon.

Temple. The prince groweth up fast to be a man, and is of a Let purling streams be in her fancy scen, sweet and excellent disposition: it would be a stain And flowery meads, and vales of cheerful green; upon you if you should mislead, or suffer him to be And in the midst of deathless groves inisled.

Id. to Villiers. Soft sighing wishes lie,
We have some meats, and breads, and drinks, And smiling hopes fast by,
which taken by men enable them to fast long after. Anul just beyond 'em ever-laughing loves.
Id. New Atlantis.

Dryden. Such as had given the king distaste, did contend by She's gonc uokindly, and refused to cast their forwardness to shew it was but their fastness to One glance to feed me for so long a fast. Id. the former government, and that those affections ended By chance a ship was fastened to the shore, with the time.

Id. Which from old Clusium king Osinius bore. Id. Skill comes so slow, and life so fast doth fly,

The foes had left the fustness of their place, We learn so little, and forget so much. Davies. Prevailed in fight, and had his men in chace. id.

All the places are cleared, and places of fastness Could be fasten a blow, or make a thrust, when not laid open, which are the proper walls and castles of suffered to approach ? Id. Æneid, Dedication. the Irish, as they were of the British in the times of

The folly and wickedness of men, that think to play Agricola.

Id. on Ireland. She had all magnetick force alone,

fast and loose with God Almighty! L'Estrange. To draw and fasten sundred parts in one. Donne. The wrong judgment that misleads us, and makes

Happy and innocent were the ages of our fore- the will often fasten on the worse side, lies in mistefathers, who broke their fasts with herbs and roots : porting upon comparisons.

Locke. and, when they were permitted flesh, eat it only We may trade, and be busy, and grow poor by it, dressed with hunger and fire.

Taylor. unless we regulate our experses; if to this we are Do not call it a fastingday, unless also it be a day of idle, negligent, dishonest, malicious, and disturb the extraordinary devotion and of alms.

Id. sober and industrious in tileir business, let it be upon He that was the meekest man upon earth, in a sud- what pretence it will, we shall ruin the faster. ld. den indignation abandons that, which in cold blood W e humble ourselves before God this day, not he would have held faster than his life.

merely by the outward solemnities of a fast, but by Bp. Hull's Contemplations. afflicting our souls as well as bodies for our sins. I see Moses the receiver of the Law, Elias the

Atterbery. restorer of the Law, Christ the fulfiller of the old Law If they cohered, yet by the next confict with other and author of the new, all fasting forty days; and atoms they might be separated again; and so on in an these three great fasters I find together glorious in eternal vicissitude of fast and loose, without ever con. Mount Tabor.

Id. sociating into the huge condensc bodies of planets. Last, the sire and his three sons,

Bentley. With their four wives: and God made fast the door. Being tried only with a promise, he gave full credit

Milton. to that promise, and still gave evidence of his fidelity Silo's brook that flowed

as fast as occasions were offered. Fast by the oracle of God.

Hammond's Practical Catechism. Id. Paradise Lost.

Well-known to me the palace you inquire ; Where will this end ? Four times ten days I've

For fast beside it dwells my honoured sire. Pope. passed,

Fast by the throne obsequious fame resides, Wandering this woody maze, and human food

And wealth incessant rolls her golden lides. Id. Nor tasted, nor had appetite ; that fast

Nor prayers nor fasts its stubborn pulse restrain; To virtue I impute not, or count part

Nor tears, for ages, taught to Row in vain. Id. Of what I suffer here. Id. Paradise Regained.

The heaviest muse the swiftest course has gone, It (religion) alonc fasteneth our thoughts, atfections. As clocks run fastest wben most lead is on. Id. and endeavours, upon occupations worthy the dignity You are to look upon me as one going fust out of of our nature. Barrow, the world.

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The words Whig and Tory have been pressed to the tines, in memory of this deliverance, instituted a service of many successions of parties, with very dif- perpetual fast. At Rome fasting was practised ferent ideas fastened to them. Id. Examiner.

by kings and emperors.

Numa Pompilius, Their oppressors have changed the scene, and com Julius Cæsar, Augustus, Vespasian, &c., had their bated the opinions in their true shape, upon which stated fast days; and Julian the Apostate was so they could not so well fasten their disguise.

exact in this observance as to outdo the priests 10:22

Decay of Piety. themselves, and even the most rigid philosophers. If his adversary be not well aware of him, he en The Pythagoreans kept a continual lent; but trenches himself in a new fastness, and holds out the with this difference, that they believed the use of siege with a new artillery.

Watts on the Mind.

fish to be equally unlawful with that of flesh. Industry needs not wish, and he that lives upon Besides their constant temperance, they also frehope will die fasting

Franklin.

quently fasted rigidly for a rery long time. In of the Not a little sore

this respect, however, they were ali outdone At this most strange and unexplained · hiatus' by their master Pythagoras, who continued his

In Don Alfonso's facts, which just now wore fasts for no less than forty days together. The
An awkward look; as he revolved the case

brahmins are very remarkable for their severe The door was fastened in his legal face. Byron.

fastings; and the Chinese have also their stated Best Fasts, RELIGIOUS. Religious fasting has been fasts, with forms of prayer for preserving them at practised by most nations from the remotest an from barrenness, inundations, earthquakes, &c. i henni tiquity

. Some divines derive its origin from the The Mahommedans are very remarkable for the ORDI! terrestrial paradise, where our first parents were strict observance of their fasts; and the exact

forbidden to eat of the tree of knowledge. The ness of their dervises in this respect is extra

Jewish church has observed fasts ever since its ordinary. Fasting was often used by the heathens er et first institution; por were the neighbouring hea- for superstitious purposes; sometimes to provahepthens, viz. the Egyptians, Phænicians, and As cure the interpretations of dreams; at others to

syrians, without their fasts. The Egyptians, ac be an antidote gainst their pernicious consecording to Herodotus, sacrificed a cow to Isis, quences. The modern Jews, though expressly after having prepared themselves by fasting and forbidden to fast on Sabbath days, think themprayer: a custom which he likewise ascribes to selves at liberty to dispense with this duty when the women of Cyrene. Porphyry affirms, that they have frightful dreams the night preceding, the Egyptians, before their stated sacrifices, al- that threaten them with great misfortunes. On ways fasted

many days, sometimes six weeks; these occasions, they observe a formal fast the during all which time the priests and devotees whole day. They have also added several fasts not only abstained from flesh, fish, wine, and oil, to the law of Moses, particularly three, in mebut even from bread, and some kinds of pulse. mory of sore distresses their nation has suffered These austerities were communicated by them to at different times. The abstinence of the ancient the Greeks, who observed their fasts much in the Jews commonly lasted twenty-seven or twentysame manner. The Athenians had the Eleusinian eight hours at a time; beginning before sun-set, and Thesmophorian fasts, the observation of and not ending till some hours after sun-set next which was very rigorous, especially among the day. On these days they wore white robes in women, who spent one whole day sitting on the token of grief and repentance; covered themground in a mournful dress, without taking any selves with sackcloth, or their worst clothes; lay nourishment

. In the island of Crete, the priests on ashes; sprinkled them on their heads, &c. of Jupiter were obliged to abstain all their lives Some spent the whole night and day following from fish, flesh, and baked meats. Apuleius in- in the temple or synagogue, in prayers and other forns us, that whoever wished to be initiated in devotions, barefooted, scourging themselves. the mysteries of Cybele, were obliged to prepare To complete their abstinence, at night they were themselves by fasting ten days; and, in short, to eat nothing but a little bread dipped in water, all the pagan deities, whether male or female, with some salt for seasoning; except they chose required this duty of those that desired to be to add to their repast some bitter herbs and pulse. initiated into their mysteries, of their priests and The ancients, both Jews and Pagans, had also priestesses that

gave the oracles, and of those that their fasts for purifying the body, particularly came to consult them. Among the heathens the priests, and such as were any way employed fasting was also practised before some of their at the altars; for when nocturnal disorders hapmilitary enterprises. Aristotle informs us that pened to these, it was unlawful for them to apthe Lacedemonians, having resolved to succour a proach all the next day, which they were bound city of the allies, ordained a fast throughout the to employ in purifying themselves. On this acwhole extent of their dominions, without except- count, at great festivals, where their ministry ing even the domestic animals: and this they did could not be dispensed with, it was usual for for two ends; one to spare provisions in favor of them, on the eve thereof, not only to fast, but the besieged; the other to draw down the blessing also to abstain from sleep. For this

purpose

the of heaven upon their enterprise. The inhabitants high-priest had under-officers to wake him, of Tarentum, when besieged by the Romans, overtaken with sleep. deruanded succours from their neighbours of FASTI, in Roman antiquity, a chronicle or Mbezium, who immediately commanded a fast register of time, wherein the several years were throughout their whole territories. Their enter- denoted by the respective consuls, with the puise having proved successful, by their throwing principal events that happened during their a supply of provisions into the town, the Romans consulates; these were called also fasti conwere obliged to raise the siege; and the Taren- sulares.

Fasti, or Dies Fasti, also denoted court established in their honor, or for their prosperity, days. The word fasti is formed of the verb fari, &c. With a number of such circumstances did

to speak,' because during those days the courts Aattery at length swell the fasti; when they bewere opened, causes might be heard, and the came denominated Magni, to distinguish them prætor was allowed to pronounce the three from the bare kalendar, or fasti kalendares. words, do, dico, addico ; the other days wherein FASTI'DIOUS. adj. French, fastidieur, this was prohibited, were called Nefasti : thus Fastı'DIOUSLY, ado. (fastidieuse ; Lat. fasOvid,

Fastı'DIOUSNESS, n. s. (tidiosus. DisdainIlle nefastus erit, per quem tria verba silentur :

Fasti'DIOSITY

ful; squeamish ; deFastus erit, per quem lege licebit agi.

licate to a fault; over-nice. These dies fasti were noted in the kalendar by

Reasons plainly delivered, and always after one the letter F : but there were some days ex parte

manner, especially with fine and fastidious minds, enter but heavily and dully.

Bacon. fasti, partly fasti, partly nefasti, i. e. justice Let their fastidiores vain might be distributed at certain times of the day, Commission of the brain, and not at others. These days were called in- Run on and rage, sweat, censure, and condemn, tercisi, and were marked in the calendar thus, They were not inade for thee, less thou for them. F. P. fasto primo, where justice might be de

Ben Jonson. manded during the first part of that day.

And if nearness and presence be the cause of our Fastı signified also the kalendar wherein were

dislike, why do we not hate ourselves, which are ever expressed the several days of the year, with their

in our own bosom? why do we not hate this fastidifeasts, games, and other ceremonies. There were

ons curiosity, which is tov close to us. Bp. Hall. two sorts of fasti, the magistrales and kalendares,

Less licentious and more discerning times will reor the greater and less.

pair the omissions and fastidiousness of the present. I. Fastı KALENDARES, which were what was

Boyle.

A squeamish fastidious niceness, in meats and properly and primarily called fasti, are defined

drinks, must be cured by starving. L'Estrange. by Festus Pompeius to be books containing a description of the whole year: i.e. Ephemerides,

* All hopes, raised upon the promises or supposed

kindnesses of the fastidious and fallacious great ones or diaries, distinguishing the several kinds of

of the world, shall fail.

South. days, festi, profesti: fasti, nefasti, &c. The in

Their sole talent is pride and scorn : they look fasstitutor was Numa, who committed the care and tidiously, and speak disdainfully, concluding, if a man direction of the fasti to the Pontifex Maximus, shall fall shori of their garniture at their knees and whom the people used to go and consult on elbows, he is much inferior to them in the furniture every occasion. This custom held till A. U.C. of his head.

Government of the T'ongue. 450, when C. Flavius, secretary to the pontifices, His diseases being fastidiosity, amerphy, and oscitaexposed in the forum a list of all the days tion.

Swift. whereon it was lawful to work : which was so Proud youth! fustidious of the lower world! acceptable to the people, that they made him Man's lawful pride includes humility. Young. curule ædile. These less fasti were of two And to abate the fastidiousness of some critics, with kinds, urbani and rustici. 1. Fasti rustici, the respect to the Hebrew style of poetry, I shall produce a country fasti, expressed the several days, feasts, few similar instances, among many which occur in the &c. to be observed by the country people; for Eneid itself.

Archbp. Neucome. as these were occupied in tilling the ground, Fasting. See ArsTINENCE. fewer feasts, sacrifices, ceremonies, and holidays FASTOLFFE (Sir John), an English general were enjoined them than the inhabitants of cities; who obtained some reputation in France, in the and they had also some peculiar ones not ob- fifteenth century. He served in Ireland under served at Rome. These rustic fasti contain Sir Stephen Scrope, and on his death, in 1408, little more than the ceremonies of the kalends, married his widow, an heiress of the Tibtot nones, and ides; the fairs, signs of the zodiac, family, of whose rich estates in Gloucestershire increase and decrease of the days, the tutelary and Wiltshire he consequently became possessed. gods of each month, and certain directions for He soon after obtained the honor of knighthood rural works to be performed each month. 2. and the order of the garter; and having been Fasti urbani, the fasti of the city, were those wounded at the batte of Agincourt, was rewarded which obtained or were observed in the city. with a grant of territorial property in Normandy. Some will have them thus called because they In 1429 he defeated 6000 Frenchmen with only were exposed publicly in divers parts of the 1500 English, and brought relief to the army city; though, by the various inscriptions or gra- before Orleans. But the same year he shamevings thereof on antique stones, one would ima- fully fled before Joan of Arc at the battle of gine that private persons had them likewise in Patay, for which he was deprived of his garter by their houses. Ovid undertook to illustrate these the regent. He died in 1469. This officer has fasti urbani, and comment on them, in his Libri been supposed, by the resemblance perhaps of Fastorum, whereof we have the first six books the names, to have been the prototype of Shaksstill remaining; the last six, if they were ever peare's Falstaff. But he is introduced by name written, being lost.

as fleeing at Patay, and his garter is torn off at II. FASTI MAGISTRALES, the greater fasti, ex- the coronation scene in Henry VI., part 1, at pressed the several feasts, with every thing re- which time the Sir John Falstaff of Henry IV. lating to the gods, religion, and the magistrates; and V. was dead. Vide King Henry V., act 2, the emperors, their birth-days, offices, days con- scene 111. Nor does the character of Fastolffc secrated to them, and feasts and ceremonies appear to have been that of a debauchee.

Ud.

FASTUOUS, adj. Fr. fastueur, fastueuse ; They fat such enemies as they cake in the wars, Lat. fustuosus. Proud; haughty.

that they may devour them.

Abbot. It (piety) fenceth him from insolence, and fastuous

It is good so to diet the body, that the soul may be

fattened. contempt of others,

Barrow.

Bp. Hall's Contomplations. J

Some are allured to law, not on the contemplation FAT, n. s., adj., v. a. & Teut. vet or fett; of equily, but on the promising and pleasing thoughts FAT'BRAINED, adj. 10. 1. Swed. fett ; Belg. of litigious terms, fat contentions, and flowing fees. FAT'KIDNEYED, vet ; Saxon, fat,

Milton. Fat'LING, n. $.

the past partici All agree to spoil the public good, FATXER,

ple of pædan, to And villains fatten with the brave man's labour. FAT'NESS, feed, says Mr. Il.

Otway. Fat'TEN, v.a. & v.n. Tooke. The con

We're hurry'd down FAT'TY, adj.

crete oily matter

This lubrique and adult'rate age;

Nay, added fat pollutions of our own,

of the flesh of Far'WITTED.

T'increase the steaming ordures of the stage. animals ; metaphorically the best or choicest

Dryden. part of things. Fat, as an adjective, signifies

O souls! in whom no heav'nly fire is found, well-fed ; plump; fieshy; also rich; wealthy;

Fat minds, and ever-grov'ling on the ground. Id. coarse; duil. To fatten, signifies to make fat or

Dare not, on thy life, plump ; to feed abundantly or to excess. As a verb

Touch ought of mine ; neuter, to grow fat or full-fleshed. Fat-brained; This falchion else, not hitherto withstood, fat-kidneyed, fat-witted, are terms of reproach, These hostile fields shall fatten with thy blood. importing dulness, stupidity, or vulgarity. A

Id. fatling is a young animal fed for slaughter. A Yet then this little spot of earth well tillid, satner, that which causes fatness. Fatness,

A num'rous family with plenty filled, the quality or state of being fat in any way; fer

The good old inan and thrifty housewife spent

Their days in peace, and fatten'd with content; lility. Fatty, unctuous; oleaginous ; greasy.

Enjoy'd the dregs of life, and liv'd to see God give thee of the dew of heaven, and the fat. A long-descending healthful progeny. ness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine.

Apollo check'd my pride, and bade me feed

Gen. xxvii. 28. My fattning flocks, nor dare beyond the reed. Id. f and the young lion, and the falling shall

'Tis a fine thing to be fut and smooth. lie down together, and a little child shall lead them.

L'Estrange. 18. xi. 6.

The one labours in his duty with a good conscience ; Such traitery is in false curates, that given mede or the other, like a beast, but futting up for the slaughter. hire to come into such wordly offices, and couchen in lord's courts for to get ino fatte benefices, and pur. The Caribbees were wont to geld their children, on posen not spedly to do their ghostly office.

purpose to fat and eat them.

Locke. Wickliffe on Symony.

An old ox fats as well, and is as good, as a young. And by his side rode loathsome gluttony,

Mortimer. Deformed creature, on a filthy swine;

When around
His belly was upblown with luxury,

The clonds drop fatness, in the middle sky
And eke with fatness swollen were his eyen.

The dew suspended staid, and left unmoist
Faerie Queene.
The execrable glebe.

Philips.
Oh how this villany

The gourd
Doth fat me with the very thoughts of it!

And thirsty cucumber, when they perceive
Shakspeare. Th’approaching olive, with resentment fly
Let our wives

Her fatty fibres, and with tendrils creep
Appoint a meeting with this old fat fellow. Id.

Diverse, detesting contact.

Id. When gods have hot backs, what shall poor men do? For me, I am here a Windsor stag, and the

These were terrible alarms to persons grown fat fattest, I think, i'th' forest.

d. and wealthy by a long and successful imposture. Clarence, he is well repaid;

South. He is franked up to fatting for his pains. Id. Spare diet and labour will keep constitutions, where Ere this

this disposition is the strongest, from being fat : you I should have fatted all the region kites

may see in an army forty thousand foot soldiers withWith this slave's offal.

Id. Hamlet. out a fat man ; and I dare affirm, that by plenty and What a wretched and proud fellow is this king of rest twenty of the forty shall grow fat, . Arbuthnot. England to mope with his fat-brained fellows, &c. The wind was west on which that philosopher

Id. Henry V. bestowed the encomium of fatner of the earth. Id. Peace, ye fatkidney'd rascal ; what a trawling dost

Cattle fatted by good pasture, after violent motion, thou keep!

Id. Henry IV. Thou art so fatwitted with drinking old sack, and

sometimes die suddenly.

Id. un Diet.

$0 unbuttoning thee after supper, and sleeping upon The common symptoms of the muriatick scurvy are, benches in the afternoon, that thou hast forgotten. a saline taste in the spittle, and a lixivial urine, soine

Id. times with a fatty substance like a thin skin a-top.

Id. on Alim. In this ointment the strangest and hardest ingredients to come by, are the moss upon the sculi of a dead Tygers and wolves shall in the ocean breed, man unburied, and the fats of a boar and a bear, The whale and dolphin fatten on the mead, lilled in the act of generation.

Bucon. And every element exchange its kind,
Earth and water, mingled by the help of the sun, When thriving honesty in courts we find.
gather a nitrous fatncss.
Id. Nat. Hist.

Granville. The like cloud, if oily or fatty, will not discharge; A fat benefice is that which go abounds with an Dot because it sticketh faster, but because air preyeth estate and revenues, that a man may expend a great upon water, and fame and fire upon oil. id. deal in delicacies of eauing and drinking. Ayliffe.

Id.

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