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of bivalve larger than could be introduced in at those In all likelihood I brought all my limbs out of the holes.
Woodward. bed, which, 'tis probable, he has not done off the
Close; home. breach,
The posture of left-handed fencers is so different Concerning.
from that of the right handed, that you run upon their I only consider what he, who is allowed to have
swords if you push forward; and they are in with carried this argument farthest, has said in it. Locke.
you, if you offer to fall back without keeping your For the sake of. A solemn phrase.
or privative sense, as in the Latin ; so active
denotes that which acts, inactive that which does Shakspeare. Julius Cæsar. In the name of the people,
not act. In before r is changed into r; as irreAnd in the power of us the tribunes, we
gular : before l into l; as illative : and into mu Banish bim our city.
Id. Coriolanus. before some other consonants, as, improbable. Now, in the name of honour, Sir, I beg you INA, in biography, one of the most illustrious That I may see your father's death revenged. princes in the Saxon heptarchy, succeeded to the
Dryden. throne of Wessex in 689, and began his reign Noting cause.
by endeavouring to extend his dominions by King Henry, be thy title right or wrong, force of arms. He invaded Kent, but was inLord Clifford vows to fight in thy defence.
duced, by a large subsidy, to desist from his Shakspeare.
enterprise. He soon after obtained possession In that. Because.
of Cornwall and Somersetshire, which he anSome things they do in that they are men; in that
nexed to his kingdom, treating the vanquished they are wise men, and christian men, some things ; some things in that they are men misled, and blinded
with a degree of humanity but little practised by Hooker.
the Saxon conquerors. By his code of laws he He cannot brook such disgrace well, as be shall is placed at the head of the Saxon kings as a zun intu; in that it is a thing of his own search. legislator; and, though disturbed by occasional
Shakspeare. insurrections at home, his long reign of thirtyIn as much. Since; seeing that.
seven years may be regarded as one of the most Those things are done voluntarily by us, which prosperous of the heptarchy. In the decline of other creatures do naturally, in as much as we might life he made a pilgrimage to Rome, and, after stay our doing of them if we would. Hooker.
his return, retired to a cloister where he died.
INABIL'ITY, 11. s. In and ability. ImpuisWithin some place; not out.
sance; impotence; want of power. I fear me, you'll be in 'till then. Shakspeare. If no natural nor casual inability cross their desires,
Now painter, shew us in the blocks and dye they, always delighting to inure themselves with acThe counsellors of all this villany. Marvell. tions most beneficial to others, cannot but gather great How infamous is the false, fraudulent, and uncon- experience, and through experience the more wisdom.
Hooker. scionable person : especially if he be arrived at that consummate and robust degree of falsehood as to play
Neither ignorance nor inability can be pretended : in and out, and shew trirks with oaths, the sacredest
and what plea can we offer to divine justice to prebonds which the conscience of man can be bound
vent condemnation ?
South. INAB'STINENCE, n. s.
In and abstinence. Engaged to any affair.
Intemperance; want of power to abstain; preWe know the worst can come ;
'tis thought upon :
valence of appetite. We cannot shift being in, we must go on.
Diseases dire; of which a monstrous crew These pragmatical lies value themselves for being Before thee shall appear, that thou may'st know in al every thing, and are fouod at last to be just What misery the inabstinence of Eve good for nothing. L'Estrange. Shall bring on man.
Milton. Placed in some state.
INACCESSIBLE, adj. Fr. inaccessible ; in Poor rogues talk of court news,
and accessible. Not to be reached ; not to be Who loses and who wins; who's in, who's out.
That in this desert inaccessible,
Under the shade of melancholy boughs,
Lose and neglect the creeping hours of time.
Shakspeare. serve in the meat, and we will come in to dinner.
lower form, are inaccessible to us. Let me see't ; I'll in, I'll in : follow your friend's
And by proof we feel
Our power sufficient to disturb his heaven,
Id. Merry Wives of Windsor. And with perpetual inroads to alarm,
Though inaccessible, his fatal throne :
Which, if not victory, is yet revenge.
Milton. Paradise Lost.
This art, which is so noble, is not allogether in INA’LIENABLE, adj. In and alienabie. accessitle; and that an easy way may be found to it, That cannot be alienated, or granted to another. 'eis to consider nature and to copy her. Dryden. INAL'IMENTAL, adj. In and alimental. Ye, to whom the tops
Affording no nourishment. of mountains inaccessible are haunts,
Dulcoration importeth a degree to nourishment; And earth's and ocean's caves familiar things-
and the making of things inalimental to become ali. I call upon you.
Byron. Manfred. mental, may be an experiment of great profit for INACCURACY, n. s.2 In and accurate. making new victual.
Bacon, INACCURATE, adj. S Want of exactness; INAMISSIBLE, adj. Fr. inammissible : Lat. not accurate; used sometimes of persons, but in and amissum. Not to be lost. more frequently of performances.
These advantages are inamissible. Hammond, A sentiment which is expressed in accurate lan
Fr. inanimé, inaniguage, and in a period, clearly, neatly, and well arranged, always makes a stronger impression on the
IVAS'IMATE, v.a.& adj. tion; Lat. inanis, inirind, than one that is expressed inuccurately, or in a
Isan'IMATED, adj. S animatus. Empty; feeble or embarassed manner.
Murray. TXINITION, n. S. (void ; either in body INACTION, n. s.) Fr. inuction; Lat. in
IVAN'ITY, n. 8.
or mind; want of fulInac'TVE. adi Land aco, Cessation from ness in the vessels of the animal : inanimate, INACTIVELY, adv. (or forbearance of labor;
de or forbearance of labor. void of life; without animation; to animate or INACTIV'ITY, N.S. ) not busy; idle; indolent;
quicken; not now used in this sense : inanity,
quicken; not sluggish : without motion; in a state of rest;
emptiness; void of space: inanition, deficiency sluggishness.
in the vessels of any animal body. In seasons of perfect freedom, mark how your son
The spirits of animate bodies are all in some degree spends his time, whether he iructively loiters it away,
kindled; but inanimate bodies have spirits no whit in.
flamed. when left to his own inclination.
There's a kind of world remai A doctrine which manifestly tends to discourage the endeavours of men, to introduce a lazy inacti.
Though she which did inuenimute and till vity, and neglect of the ordinary means of grace.
The world be gone ; yet in this last long night Rogers.
Her ghost doch walk, that is, a glimmering light, The times and amusements past are not more like a dream to me, than those which are present: I lie
This opinion excludes all such inanity, and admits in a refreshing kind of inaction.
Pope no vacuities but so little ones as no body whatever Virtue, concealed within our breast,
can come to, but will be bigger than they, and must Is inactivity at best. Serife touch the corporal parts which those vacuities divide.
Digby on Bodies. INAD’EQUATE, adj. ) Lat. in and ada
The golden goddess, present at the prayer, INAD'EQUATELY, udv. I quo. Not equal to the Well knew be incant the' inanimated fair, purpose; defective; falling below the propor And g
ing tion; not completely.
We sometimes speak of place in the great inane, beThese pores they may either exactly fill, or but yond the confines of the world.
Boule. Weakness which attends fevers proceeds from too Remorse for vice
great fulness in the beginning, and too great inanition Not paid, or paid inadequate in price,
in the latter end of the disease. Arbuthnot on Diet. What farther means can reason now direct ? Dryden. All the ideas of sensible qualities are not inherent
Inadequate ideas are such, which are but a partial in the inanimate bodies; but are the effects of their or incomplete representation of these archetypes to motion upon our nerves.
Bentley. which they are referred.
Locke. Both require the constant influence of a principle INADVERTENCE, n. s.) Fr. inadvertence; ditferent from that which governs the inanimated part INADVER'TENCY, n. s. (Lat. in and adver- of the universe.
Cheyne. INADVER'TENT, adj. (tens. Careless. From roofs when Verrio's colours fall, INADVER'TENTLY, adv. ness; negligence;
. And leave inunimate the naked wall, act or effect of inattention.
Still in thy song should vanquished France appear.
Pope. From au habitual hvedless inadvertency, inen are so
Could it be pride ? intert upon the preson that they mind nothing else.
Or modesty, or absence, or inanity?
Byron. Don Juan. There is a difference between them, as between inadvertency and deliberation, between surprise and set INAPPETENCY,n.s. Lat. in and appetentia. purpose.
South. Want of appetite. The productions of a great genius, with many lapses INAPPLICABLE, adj. ) Lat. in and applico. and inadvertencies, are intinitely preferable to the INAPPLICABIL'UTY, n. s. Not adapted to a works of an inferior kind of author, which are scru- INAPPLICA'Tion, 11.$. ) particular use; unfit pulously exact.
Addison. for the purpose: inapplication, indolence or Aristotle mentions Telegonus as the son of Circe and negligence. Ulysses, who afterwards slew his father with the bone INAR'ABLE, adj. Lat. in and aro. Incaof a fish inadvertently.
Brooi.. pable of tillage. Worthy persons, if inadvertently drawn into a de.
INARCHING, in gardening. See Graktiv. viation, will endeavour instantly to recover their lost
INARTIC'T LATE, adj.) Fr. inurticulé :
Clarissa, An inarrertent step may crush the snail
INARTIC'ULATELY, udv. Lat. in and articuThat crawls at evening in the public path,
IN ARTIC'ULATENESS, n. s. ) lus. Indistinct lilBut he that has humanity, forewarned,
terance; confusion of sounds; want of clearness Wil irrad aside and are the rule live. Cowper. in pronunciation.
Observe what inarticulate sounds resemble any of Her eye a strong appeal can give ;
Beauty, smiles, and love shall live.
The stars feel not tho diseases their inauspicious in.
fluence produces. sense of devotion; as our solemn musick, which is in
Boyle. articulate poesy, doth in churches.
With inauspicious love a wretched swain
Pursued the fairest nymph of all the plain ; INARTIFIC’IAL, adj. Lat. in, artem, facio. She plunged him hopeless in a deep despair. INARTIPIC'IALLY, adv. Contrary to, or with
Dryden. out art; natural.
INBE'ING, n.s. In and being. Inherence ; This lofty humour is clumsily and inartificially inseparableness. managed, when it is effected by those of a self-denying When we say the bowl is round, the boy is witty, profession.
these are proper or inherent modes; for they have I have ranked this among the effects; and it may a sort of inbeing in the substance itself, and do not be thought inartificial to make it the cause also.
arise from the addition of any other substance to it, Decay of Piety.
Walta. INATTENTION, n. s.
Fr. inattention ; IN'BORN, adj. In and born. Innate; im-
Lat. in, attentus. planted by nature.
Led by sense of good,
Inborn to all, I sought my needful food. mander.
Dryden, Persons keep out of the reach of the reproofs of the All passions being inborn within us, we are almost ministry, or hear with such inattention or contempt as equally judges of them.
Id. renders them of little effect.
Rogers. Some Carolina, to Heaven's dictates true,
Thy inborn worth with conscious eyes shall see
Id. And slight the imperial diadem for thee. prospect.
Monarch of the climes,
And those who dwell in them; for, near or far,
Our inborn spirits have a tint of thee, shall procure an unsteady and inattentive habit.
Even as our outward aspects ;-thou dost rise,
And shine, and set in glory, Fare thee well!
InAnd all in sight of inattentive man?
INBREATHED, adj. In and breathe. Cowper.
spired ; infused hy inspiration. INAU'DIBLE, adj. In and audible. Not to
Blest pair of Syrens, pledges of Heaven's joy, be heard ; void of sound.
Sphere-born harmonious sisters Voice and Verse, Let's take the instant by the forward top ;
Wed your divine sounds, and mixt power employ, For we are old, and on our quickest decrees Dead things with inbreathed scuse, able to pierce. Tho' inaudible and noiseless foot of time
Milton. Steals, ere we can effect them. Shakspeure.
I'NBRED, adj. In and bred. Produced INAUGURATE, v.a. / Lat, inauguro. To within; hatched or generated within. INAUGUHA'TION, n. s. consecrate, or invest
My inbred enemy with a new office by solemn rites; to begin with
Forth issued. Milton's Paradise Lost. good omens.
A man thinks better of his children than they deThe royal olive was solemnly sworn, at his inaugu- serve; but there is an impulse of tenderness, and ration, to observe these things inviolable. Howel. there must be some esteemn for the setting of that inAt his regal inauguration his old father resigned the bred affection at work.
L'Estrange. kingdom to him.
Browne's Vulgar Errours. But he unmoved contemns their idle threat ; And after the manner which the Roman Catholic And inbred worth doth boasting valour slight! church before time hath observed in anointing and in
Dryden. augurating kings, we will anoint and inaugurate him. INCA, or Ynca, an appellation anciently
Milton. Prose Works. given by the native Peruvians to the kings of Those beginnings of years were propitious to him, that country, and the princes of their blood. as if kings did chuse remarkable days to inaugurate Pedro de Cieca, in his Chronicles of Peru, gives their favours, that they may appear acts as well of the the origin of the incas: that country had been time as of the will.
for a long time the theatre of all sorts of crimes, INAURATION, n. 8. Lat. inauro. The art war, and dissensions, till at last two brothers of gilding or covering with gold.
appeared, one of whom was called Mango The Romans had the art of gilding after our man- Capac, of whom the Peruvians relate many ner; but some sort of their inauration, or gilding, wonders. He built the city of Cusco, made must have been much dearer than ours.
laws, established order and harmony by his wise
Arbuthnot on Coins. regulations; and he and his descendants took INAUSPICIOUS, adj. In and auspicious. the name of inca, which signifies king or great
lord. These incas became so powerful, that Il-omened; unlucky; unfortunate.
they rendered themselves masters of all the Oh here
country from Chili to Quito, and from the Maul I will set up my everlasting rest;
on the south to the Augasmago on the north, And shake the yoke of induspiciow stars From this world-wearied fesh. Shakspeare.
these two rivers forming the bounds of their Though Heaven's inauspicious eva
empire, which extended above 1300 leagues in Lry black on love's nativity,
length. This they enjoyed till the divisions
between Iluascar and Atabalipa; at which time in conversation, a man is said to be incapable of the Spaniards made themselves masters of the falsehood : incapacious, narrow; not containing country, and destroyed the empire of the incas sufficient space : incapacitate, to make weak; to in 1533.
disable or disqualify : incapacity, a state of inaINCAGE', v.a. In and cage. To coop up; bility either corporeal or mental. to shut up; to confine in a cage, or any narrow
Incapable and shallow innocents ! space.
You cannot guess who caused your father's death. And yet incaged in 80 small a verge,
Shakspeare. Thy waste is no whit lesser than thy lord's.
Is not your father grown incapable
Shakspeare. Of reasonable affairs ? Is he not stupid
With age ?
Id. Winter's Tale. Ay, such a pleasure as incaged birds
You have anthing to urge but a kind of incapability Conceive. Id. Henry VI. in yourself to the service.
Suckling. INCALES'CENCE, n. s.7 Latin incalesco. Wilmot, when he saw Goring put in the command, INCALESCENCY.
The state of grow- thought himself incapable of reparation. Clarendon. iny warm, warmth ; incipient heat.
Since now we find this our empyreal forn
Incapable of mortal injury. Averroes restrained his hilarity, making no more
Milton's Paradise Lost. thereof tban Seneca commendeth, and was allowable
It chiefly proceedeth froin natural incapacity, and in Cato; that is, a sober incalescence, and regulated es.
genial indisposition. Browne's Vulgar Errours. tuation from wine.
Browne. Souls that are made litele and incapacious, cannot The oil preserves the ends of the bones from inca- enlarge their thoughts to take in any great compass of lescency, which they, being solid bodies, would new , nee times or things.
Burnet. cessarily contract from a swift motion.
Ray. Admonition he imnutes either to envy, or else igINCANTA’TION, n. s. 7 Fr. incantation; norance and incapacity of estimating his worth. INCAN'LATORY, adj. Lat. incanto. A charm
Gurernment of the Tongue. uttered by singing; enchantment: incantatory, The inactivity of the soul is its incapacity to be dealing by enchantment; magical.
moved with any thing common.
Arbuthnot. My antient incantations are too weak,
Monstrosity could not incapacitate from marriage. And hell too strong. Shakspeare. Henry VI.
Id. By Adain's heakening to his wife, inankind, by that
Their lands are almost entirely taken from them, her incantation, became the subject of labour, sorrow,
and they are rendered incapable of purchasing any Raleigh.
bore. and death. The great wonders of witches, their carrying in the
Nothing of consequence should be left to be done
in the last incapacitating hours of life. Claris. air, and transforming themselves into other bodies, as reported to be wrought, not by incantations or cere
Is it true, as Rousseau asserts, that this language inonies, but by anointing themselves all over, move a l'
(French), on account of the incessant monotony of the
Beattie. man to think that these fables are the effects of ima- pronunciation, is incapable of harmony. gination ; for ointments, if laid on any thing thick, INCARCERA'TION, n. s. ) Lat. incarcero. by stopping of the pores, shut in the vapours, and INCARCERATE, v. u.
To imprison ; send them to the head extremely.
confine. Bacon's Natural History
Contazion may be propagated by bodies, that easily The name of a city being discovered unto their
incarcerate the infected air; as woollen clothes. eneinies, their penates and patronal gods might be
Harvey. called forth by charms and incantations. Browne. Fortune-tellers, jugglers, geomancers, and the like
INCARN', v.a. & v. n. Fr. incurni ; incantatory impostors, daily delude them. Id. INCAR'NADINE, v. a. Ital. incarnadino ;
The nuptial rites his outrage strait attends ; INCAR'NATE, v. a. & adj. Lat. in and carne. The dower desired is his transngured friends :
INCARNATION, 1, s. To cover with flesh; Tbe incantation backward she repeats,
INCAR'NATIVE, n. s. to breed Hesh : inInverts her rod, and what she did, defeats. carnadine, to dye red : incarnate, to clothe with
Garth. flesh; 10 embody: incarnation, the act of asThe commands which our religion hath imposed
suming a body; the state of breeding flesh : on its followers are not like the absurd ceremonies of
incarnative, a medicine promotive of granulapagan idolatry, that might look like incantations and
tion. magick, but had no tendency to make mankind the
For thee, through wicked entencion, bappier.
Bentley. INCAN'TON, v.a. In and canton. To unite
The yere of the incarnacion,
A thousande and two hundred yere to or into a canton or separate community.
Five and fifte, ferther ne nere When the cantons of Bern and Zurich proposed the Broughten a boke with sorie grace incorporating Geneva in the cantons, the Roman Ca To yeven ensample in common place. iholics, fearing the protestant interest, proposed the
Chaucer. Romaunt of the Rose. incantoning of Constance as a counterpoise.
lindoubtedly cven the nature of God itself, in the
Addison on Italy. person of the son, is incarnate, and hath taken to llo INCAPABIL'ITY, n s.) Fr. incapable, in- self Resh.
Hooker. INCA'PABLENESS, 1. s. cupacité; Lat. in and We must beware we exclude not the nature of God INCA'PABLE, adj.
capur. Want of from incarnation, and so make the son of God incar. INCAPACIOUS, adj. power or want of nute pot to be very God.
Id. INCAPACIOUSNESS, 11. s. | room ; unable to Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood INCAPACITATE, 1'. ll. comprehend, learn, Clean from my hand ? No, this my hand will rather IxCAPACITY, ns.
or understand : - The multitudinous sea incarnadine, ability either in law or fact; in body or mind: Making the green one red. Shakspeare. Macbeth. A most wise sufficient means of redemption and inflames factions, or promotes quarrels : incense salvation, by the satisfactory death and obedience of also has a literal and figurative meaning: perthe incarnaie son of God, Jesus Christ, God blessed fumes exhaled by fire, in honor of deity : to for ever.
perfume ; to enkindle to rage ; to inflame with Upon the Annunciation, or our Lady-day, meditate
anger; to make furious; to exasperate : incenseon the incurnation of our blessed Saviour. Taylor's Guide to Devotion.
ment, rage or fury (an old word): incension,
(also out of use), the act of kinaling; the state I. who erst contended With gods to sit the highest, am now constrained
of being on fire: incensor, an inflamer of pasInto a beast, and mix with bestial slime,"
sions : incensory, the vessel in which incense is This essence to incarnate and imbrute. Milton. burnt and offered, more commonly called a cenThe slough came off, and the ulcer happily incarned. ser: incentive, that which kindles or provokes :
Wiseman. incitement; motive; used either as a spur to The Aesh will soon arise in that cut of the bone. good or ill : exerting; encouraging. make exfoliation of what is necessary, and incarn it.
Upon such sacrifices, my Cordelia,
The gods themselves throw incense.
Shakspeare. King Lear. too lax incarnation of the wound.
The world, too saucy with the gods, I deterged the abscess, and incarned by the com
Incenses them to send destruction. mon incarnative. Id. Surgery.
Id. Julius Cæsar. But be's possest,
If 'gainst yourself you be incensed, we'll put you, Incarnate with a thousand imps. Swift. Like one that means his proper harm, in manacles. They,
Shakspeare. Like to incarnate Molochs, feed on ours . He is attended with a desp'rate train; Until 'ris time to give them to the tombs,
And what they may incense bim tn, being apt Which they have made so populous. Byron. To have his car abused, wisdom bids fear. Id. Incarnation, in theology, signifies the act
Tractable obedience is a slave whereby the Son of God assumed the human To each incensed will. Id. Henry VIII. nature; or the mystery by which Jesus Christ, His incensement at this moment is so implacable, the eternal Word, was made man to accomplish the that satisfaction can be none but by pangs of death. work of our salvation. The era first used
Id. among Christians, whence they numbered their Senna loseth its windiness by decoction, and subtile years, is the time of the incarnation, that is, of or windy spirits are taken off by incension or evaporaChrist's conception. This era was first established
Bacon. by Dionysius Exiguus, about the beginning of
Many priests were impetuous and importunate incensors of the rage.
Hayward. the sixth century, till which time the era of Their unreasonable severity was not the least inDioclesian had been in use. Some time after centive, that blew up into those flames the sparks of this it was considered that the years of a man's discontent.
King Charles. life were not numbered from the time of his Nor could any order be obtained impartially to conception, but from that of his birth; which examine impudent incendiaries.
Id. occasioned them to postpone the beginning of Foul idolatries, and other faults, this era for a year, retaining the cycle of Diony Heaped to the popular sum, will so incense sius entire in every thing else. See Curono God as to leave them. Milton's Paradise Lost. LOGY. At Rome they reckon the years from the Congruity of opinions, to our natural constitution, birth of Christ on the 25th of December, which is one great incentive to their reception. custom has obtained from the year 1431. In
Glanville's Scepsis. several other countries they also reckon from the
How could my pious son thy power incense ? incarnation, but differ as to the day of the incar. Or what, alas! is vanquished Troy's offence ?
Dryden. nation, fixing it, after the primitive manner, not
incendiaries of figure and distinction, who are the to the day of the birth, but conception of our Saviour.
inventors and publishers of gross falsehoods, cannot The Florentines retain the day of the be regarded but with the utmost detestation. birth, and begin their year from Christmas.
Addison. INCASE', v. a. In and case. To cover; It encourages speculative persons, with all the into inclose; to inwrap.
centives of place, profit, and preferment.
Id. Rich plates of gold the folding doors incase,
Numa the rites of strict religion knew; The pillars silver.
Pope's Odyssey. On every altar laid the incense due. Prior. INCAUʻTIOUS, adj. 1 Lat. in and cautus. Competency is the most incentive to industry : 100
INCAUʻTIOUSLY, adv. J Unwary ; negligent; little makes men desperate, and too much careless. heedless; indiscreet.
Decay of Piety. His rhetorical expressions may easily captivate any
His pure thoughts were borne, incautious reader.
Keill against Burnet.
Like fames of sacred incense, o'er the clouds, A species of palsy invades such as incautiously ex.,
And wafted thence, on angels' wings, through ways pose themselves to the morning air. Arbuthnot.
Of light, to the bright source of all. Congreve.
Even the wisdom of God hath not suggested more INCENDIARY, n. $ ) Fr. incendiaire, pressing motives, more powerful incentives to charity, INCENSE, n. S., v. a. & v. n. | encens ; Latin, than these, that we shall be judged by it at the last INCEN'SEMENT, n. $. inceado, incen- dreadful day.
Alterbury. INCEN'SION, n. s.
Ydiarius, incensum. Several cities of Greece drove them out as incenINCENSOR, n. 8.
One who sets diaries, and pests of commonweals. Bentley. INCENSORY, n. S.
houses or towns The breezy call of incense-breathing murn, INCEN’TIVE, n. s. & adj. J on fire ; one who The swallow twittering from ber straw-built shed,