American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Used as a modifier before a noun.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to thee: possessive of the pronoun thou, second person singular. It is used in solemn and grave style. See thine.
- pro. archaic That belongs to thee; the possessive form of thou.
- pro. archaic or literary your (informal); that belongs to you (singular).
- conj. obsolete because.
GNU Webster's 1913
- pro. Of thee, or belonging to thee; the more common form of
thine, possessive case of thou; -- used always attributively, and chiefly in the solemn or grave style, and in poetry. Thineis used in the predicate. See thine.
- Middle English thy "because, forwhy", shortened form of for-thy, forthy ("for that"), from Old English for þȳ [þe] ("because [that]") from for (instrumental preposition) + þȳ ("by that"), instrumental case of þæt. More at the, that. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, variant of thin, thine, from Old English thīn. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I shall probably never see thee more; but in quitting thy white-cliffed shores, I quit not my ardent attachment and veneration for thee; -- and now for _thy_ eldest daughter beyond the ocean!”
“Well, then, let thy son marry _thy_ daughter, and bestow the treasure on the young couple for a marriage portion.”
“Bid not thy guard to shoot again, Meriamun, lest the arrow find _thy_ heart, for, know this, no man may harm me;" and once more she lifted her veil, and speaking to those at the gates said: "Open, I beseech you, and let the Hathor pass.”
“This shall be thy pilgrim brightness, this _thy blessed portion now_.”
“_Then_, surely, thee would forgive; thy heart is not so hard as thee would have me believe; thee wishes me happiness, I cannot doubt, but thinks it will come in _thy_ way, not in mine.”
“_ -- Oh that this day's labor may be blessed! and not mine alone, but all thy faithful servants all over the world, till _thy”
“God told David, by the mouth of Nathan, when he upbraided him with his ingratitude for the blessings he had given him, and said, "And I gave thee thy master's house, and _thy master's wives_ into thy bosom.”
“Lucille, thy prayer be granted, if he recover his sight, _thy_ charm is gone, he will love thee no longer.”
“Our Father which art (God) in Heaven, '_hallowed be thy name, thy_”
“So true is it, that "thy people shall be _willing_ in the day of _thy power_!”
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Words in the Bible evoking biblical stories or with special spiritual meaning. Proper names have been reduced to the minimum.
An excerpt from Jubilate Agno, written by Christopher Smart between 1759 and 1763 during his confinement for "lunacy" at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethnal Green, London.
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