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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of embrue.

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Examples

  • _Orestes_ embrues his Hands in the Blood of his own Mother; and that barbarous Action is perform'd, tho 'not immediately upon the

    Some Account of the Life of Mr. William Shakespear (1709)

  • He does not break the goad, but only embrues his own limbs.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Mark

  • Orestes embrues his Hands in the Blood of his own Mother; and that barbarous Action is perform'd, tho 'not immediately upon the Stage, yet so near, that the Audience hear Clytemnestra crying out to AEghystus for Help, and to her Son for Mercy: While Electra, her Daughter, and a Princess, both of them Characters that ought to have appear'd with more Decency, stands upon the Stage and encourages her Brother in the Parricide.

    Some Account of the Life of Mr William Shakespear

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