- From Middle English thro, thra, from Old Norse þrár ("stubborn, obstinate, persevering"), from Proto-Germanic *þrawaz (“obstinate”), from Proto-Indo-European *ter- (“to grind, drill, turn”). (Wiktionary)
“Shall found, thro 'ev'ry age, on earthy And thro*, eternity.”
“God may be faid to view the Firft, as firfl; and the Lafl, as laft - y that is, he views Ejfeftf thro 'Caufes in their natural Order, Man views the Laft, asfirfts and the Firft, as laft; that is, he views Caufts thro*”
“It was very cheering to see the face of Mary, looking in thro 'the glass dimmed with human breath, at Ruthwell!”
“The Spirit is present and he baptizes thro 'the minister.”
“The peer alights 5 the well rang'd vassals bawl His sounding title thro 'the spacious hall,”
“a new one, because the Poem all thro is a simple and faithful picture of English scenery and English character, and the figure of the Farmer's Boy, wherever introduced in the illustrations should be an English figure and not a piping shepherd of Arcadia.”
“a white child-looking figure glided in thro 'the door opening into”
“Martha; forget the many things, and choose that one thing which is needful; and with David, still desire that one thing, "To behold the beauty of the Lord in His temple;" and with Paul, "Forget the things that are behind, and press forward to the prize of the high-calling thro 'Jesus Christ.”
“But why do you not leave the Vaults by the' forty-foot cave 'thro' which I entered? 'demanded Frank, who was fearful of some treachery.”
“Her lord misses her, seeks her 'thro' nations many, 'and finds her drinking with the gipsy chief.”
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