from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete spelling of dew.
- An obsolete spelling of due.
- See due.
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And so, my noble rederes, vntil the hete of somer fullie abateth, ich shal be up wyth litel Lowys, in hys attic room, playinge of video games and drinkinge depe draughtes of mountayne dewe.
Company to be called, walking forth afterward upon the pearled dewe
He is counted moste valeaunte, that best obserueth the commaundement and the obedience dewe to his capitaine.
Beleuing with vndoubted faith, that he is absolued, and quyte of all, assone as the priest in dewe forme of wordes, hath pronounced the absolucion.
And yet the sight her dull hart so offended, That from her sight a fogge dewe descended.
[Sidenote: Greshopper.] lie thynges, as concernyng the Greshopper: as the Philoso - phers doe saie, is made altogether of dewe, and sone perisheth [.] [Fol.xj. r]
A booke called the Foundacion of Rhetorike because all other partes of Rhetorike are grounded thereupon, euery parte sette forthe in an Oracion vpon questions, verie profitable to bee knowen and redde
The nesh  yonge coweslepe bendethe wyth the dewe;
The discharge of my vndertaken discription whereof, prooueth maymed and lame, by reason that my vnderstanding is wearie, my memorie confused with varietie, and my sight dimmed with continuall gasing, that my senses will not aford me rightly, and as their dewe, fitly to manifest part, much lesse to describe at large the whole manner of their curious
Vppon which occasion I was in some doubt and that not a little that if the naturall historiographer had seene or heard of this, hee woulde haue scorned that of Egipt, and the cunning and industrie of the woorking thereof, for that heerein the sundrie and diuers woorkes effected by many seuerall workmen seemed in the perfections, of their dewe proportions as if they had been performed by one himselfe.
In this delicious place of pleasure, I was verie iocund and full of content, but the same was much apalled, in that I thought my selfe a contemptible bodie, among such beauties, and dewe coniealed into Snowe, and as it were a Negro or tawnye Moore amongst them.
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