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- verb archaic Second-person singular simple present form of
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Thou encouragest I know not what hopes in me with that friendly look, and when I extend my arms to thee, thou willingly extendest thine; when I smile, thou smilest in return; often, too, have
Thou that knowest better, encouragest the wretched African to create his own misery; to dig from his dark purple mountains the very iron fetters of his own slavery!
Hereby thou encouragest thyself in thy lewd and riotous courses; and, because thy Lord delayeth his coming, art the more negligent and extravagant.