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  • verb Present participle of altre.


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  • But she, not altring a jote from her former disposition, but rather farre more froward and tempestuous: delighted to vexe and crosse him, doing every thing quite contrary to the order appointed.

    The Decameron

  • Diuert strong mindes to th 'course of altring things:

    Sonnets (1609 Edition)

  • We our selues attributing that most excellent figure, for his incomparable beauty and light, to the person of our Soueraigne lady altring the mot, made it farre passe that of Th'Emperour Heliogabalus both for subtiltie and multiplicitie of sense, thus, [Soli nunquam deficienti] to her onely that neuer failes, viz. in bountie and munificence toward all hers that deserue, or else thus, To her onely (whose glorie and good fortune may neuer decay or wane).

    The Arte of English Poesie


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