Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of preterit of lift.
“Emperor himselfe, or vnto any other great personage, hee alwayes beheld that table, as if hee had found therein those things which hee spake: neither did he cast his eyes to the right hand, nor to the lefte, nor vpon his face, with whom he talked.”
“And lefte no trade of religion to his posteritie, because he none had learned of his father.”
“Then, come there presentes streight from al countries, and peoples of his dominion: and all the Threasoures that the kyng, his predecessour lefte, are brought him.”
“That done he goeth vp to the aultare, openeth the booke, lieng vpon the lefte corner of the same, kysseth it, and so procedeth in the Solempnisacion of the Masse.”
“Separate notwithstonding, the men on the ryghte side, and the women, on the lefte.”
“Thei caried vpon their foreheades, and on their lefte armes pretie billettes of Paper, facioned for the place, wherein ware written the tenne preceptes of the two Tables.”
“The Maries, shaue the lefte side of their heade, and lette the heare growe on the right.”
“With the whiche aftre he hath rauisshed him selfe in the vestrie, vppon solempne feastes, when he entendeth to do masse: he commeth forth to the aultare, hauing on the right side a prieste, on the lefte side a”
“He that appaireth the substaunce that was lefte him, is by a commune lawe punished: and contrariwise that encreaseth it, muche praysed and honoured.”
“And giueth hym a blowe on the lefte chieke, for a remembraunce of the”
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