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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of embase.


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  • And if thou esteemest that thy blood by meddling with mine shall be stained or embased, consider how few noble houses, or rather none at all, are there in the world which have not run the same way, and that the woman’s side is not essentially requisite for the illustrating of noble descents.

    The Fourth Book. IX. Which Treats of Many Rare Successes Befallen in the Inn

  • We are to consider the world absolutely in itself; and so we shall find the most valued enjoyments of it embased by these two qualifications.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. III.

  • So insufferably have these impostors poisoned the fountains of morality, perverted and embased the very standard and distinguishing rule of good and evil.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. II.

  • How the dispensers of religion, the ministers of the word, are embased or rendered vile.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. I.

  • A pleasure, high, rational, and angelical; a pleasure embased with no appendant sting, no consequent loathing, no remorses or bitter farewells: but such an. one, as being honey in the mouth, never turns to gall or gravel in the belly.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. I.

  • Let them view Adam tumbled out of paradise, embased in his nature, and cursed in his actions, with a perpetual toil and misery entailed upon his descending posterity.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. V.

  • I blesse my lot, that was so lucky placed: but then the more your owne mishap I rew, that are so much by so meane loue embased.

    Amoretti and Epithalamion

  • To which calendar of doubts or problems I advise be annexed another calendar, as much or more material which is a calendar of popular errors: I mean chiefly in natural history, such as pass in speech and conceit, and are nevertheless apparently detected and convicted of untruth, that man's knowledge be not weakened nor embased by such dross and vanity.

    The Advancement of Learning

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  • The same he speaketh yet more plainly in the preface of his sixte boke writen against Marcion, In proæmio 6.lib. contra Marcionem. where he recounting certain monstruous thinges, whiche were to be sene at the sea called Euxinum, amongest the rest, he reciteth this as a greate monstre in nature, that women in those partes, were not tamed nor embased by consideration of their own sex and kind: but that all shame laide a parte, they made expenses vpon weapons and learned the feates of warre, hauinge more pleasure to fight, then to mary and be subiect to man.

    The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.


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