Definitions

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

Etymologies

hurt + -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Quoth Ibn al-Karibi in his mind, “And a small matter were blows with that bag, seeing that beating with whips hurteth me not;” for he thought the bag was empty.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Gharib replied, “O madman, an the fire had soul or sense it would have warded off from self all that hurteth it.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then rose a man of tattered appearance and said, O folk, beware of a truth which bringeth unweal, for there is no harm in a lie bringing weal,352 and in time of need no choice we heed: speech booteth not in the absence of good qualities even as silence hurteth not in the presence of good.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Roman, Arabian, and Syrian; and he was skilled in astronomy and in leechcraft, the theorick as well as the practick; he was experienced in all that healeth and that hurteth the body; conversant with the virtues of every plant, grass and herb, and their benefit and bane; and he understood philosophy and had compassed the whole range of medical science and other branches of the knowledge tree.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • She replied, “More of a good thing hurteth not; and, if thou comply not with his wish, I will furnish him with goods of my own monies.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And therefore when a fact hurteth, not only in the present, but also by example in the future, it is a greater crime than if it hurt only in the present: for the former is a fertile crime, and multiplies to the hurt of many; the latter is barren.

    Leviathan

  • For that doth argue but a weakness, and fear of envy, which hurteth so much the more, as it is likewise usual in infections; which if you fear them, you call them upon you.

    The Essays

  • Such strength hurteth none but otherth. written at 9: 48 p.m.

    j-gan Diary Entry

  • But this will not enter your ears; it hurteth your good people, ye tell me.

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • Wherein we are to note, that ingratitude neuer hurteth anie so much as him or them in whom it is nestled.

    Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (5 of 12) Henrie the Second

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