Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of continue.

Etymologies

From continue +‎ -eth, the archaic third-person singular present tense suffix (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.

    Illustrations of The Book of Job

  • And he continueth to repeat his praises in words I remember not, saying at the end of his panegyric, ‘This is the King owning the crown whose like nor Solomon nor the Mihraj88 ever possessed.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And (the relator continueth) as for Kanmakan, he became unique in loveliness and excelling in perfection no less; none could even him in qualities as in seemliness and the sheen of velour between his eyes was espied, testifying for him while against him it never testified.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He that continueth in the doctrine the same hath both the Father and the Son.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Whosoever revolteth, and continueth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Nevertheless it is to be noted, that unworthy persons are most envied, at their first coming in, and afterwards overcome it better; whereas contrariwise, persons of worth and merit are most envied, when their fortune continueth long.

    The Essays

  • Of the conduct of the worldly minded Pumblechook while this was doing, I desire to say no more than it was all addressed to me; and that even when those noble passages were read which remind humanity how it brought nothing into the world and can take nothing out, and how it fleeth like a shadow and never continueth long in one stay,

    Great Expectations

  • It began (saith [3637] Agrippa) with strong impiety, with tyranny, oppression, &c. and so it is maintained: wealth began it (no matter how got), wealth continueth and increaseth it.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [2339] Irishmen in this behalf, who if they have a good scimitar, had rather have a blow on their arm, than their weapon hurt: they will sooner lose their life, than their goods: and the grief that cometh hence, continueth long

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The after-Melth continueth: A 12-step plan | EW.com

    The after-Melth continueth: A 12-step plan | EW.com

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