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  • adjective Obsolete form of authentic.

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Examples

  • In his famous biography The Life of Samuel John­son, James Boswell acknowledges the hallmark of his book: his assiduity "to preserve his [Johnson's] conversation in an authentick [sic] and lively manner," and his scrupulosity "by which so many conversations were recorded."

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  • In his famous biography The Life of Samuel John­son, James Boswell acknowledges the hallmark of his book: his assiduity "to preserve his [Johnson's] conversation in an authentick [sic] and lively manner," and his scrupulosity "by which so many conversations were recorded."

    The New Beginning

  • And surely there goes a great deal of conscience to the compiling of an history: there is no reproach to the scandal of a story; it is such an authentick kind of falsehood, that with authority belies our good names to all nations and posterity.

    Religio Medici

  • I have therefore one common and authentick philosophy I learned in the schools, whereby I discourse and satisfy the reason of other men; another more reserved, and drawn from experience, whereby I content mine own.

    Religio Medici

  • This exposition I once suggested to a young divine, that answered upon this point; to which I remember the Franciscan opponent replied no more, but, that it was a new, and no authentick interpretation.

    Religio Medici

  • I shall collect authentick materials for The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.

    Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

  • “Isaac Walton, whose authority to me seems alike authentick, as is the general opinion of the vulgar prophet,” &c.

    Letters to Dead Authors

  • He now obligingly gave me part of that authentick information, which, with what I afterwards owed to his kindness, will be found incorporated in its proper place in this work.

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • I have taken care to have it in my power to refute them from the most authentick information.

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • ‘I wish we could have an authentick history of it.’

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

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