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  • verb Archaic spelling of adorned.


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  • Appartments, adorn'd with rich Furniture of all Sorts; some were the Work of hers and her Husband's Ancestors, who delighted to imploy poor

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

  • Then again, they would reflect on the Genteelness of his Person and Behaviour; the Honesty and Integrity of his Countenance; the Agreeableness of his Discourse, all tending to Vertue and Honesty, and adorn'd with Wit and good Humour.

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

  • Moreover, that which contribued much to this Victory over myself, was the Return of my Brother from France; his dear Company, which I had long wanted, exterminated that Melancholy which had too long perplex'd me; the little Rarities he brought, adorn'd my Person, and garnish'd my

    The Amours of Bosvil and Galesia

  • Hereupon she lookt into the Factor's Box, and took a large Parcel of these Vertues, wherewith she adorn'd her self, and according to the proverb,

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

  • In the Midst is King Priam's Palace, more large, and better adorn'd than all the rest.


  • Ah me! what signifies all those Honours with which I have been adorn'd, since hard Fortune forces me from all I love; with many other Words of this Kind; by which I knew there were Persons of Quality in the World unfortunate as well as the unhappy Clarinthia.


  • You know the Garden of Lucullus at Rome is very fine, but far short of this his Country − Seat, which is most richly adorn'd with Statues, Water − works, and all Sorts of rare Trees and Plants, rang'd in exact Order, making curious Walks, Arbors, and Recesses, most pleasant and beautiful.


  • Numidia, a Country nearer Europe, and consequently more polish'd and adorn'd with European Customs than


  • AUSTIN's, your Ingenious and Grateful Disciple, who has adorn'd _New Bond-street_ with your Graceful

    A Learned Dissertation on Dumpling (1726) [and] Pudding and Dumpling Burnt to Pot. Or a Compleat Key to the Dissertation on Dumpling (1727)

  • The chrystal Rivulets which smoothly glided thro 'these inchanting Meads, seem'd so many Mirrors reflecting the various Beauties of those odoriferous Flowers which adorn'd their Banks.

    A Voyage to Cacklogallinia With a Description of the Religion, Policy, Customs and Manners of That Country


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