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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of enfire.


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  • Leucippus affirms that the earth vergeth towards the southern parts, by reason of the thinness and fineness that is in the south; the northern parts are more compacted, they being congealed by a rigorous cold, but those parts of the world that are opposite are enfired.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Xenophanes, that all such fiery meteors are nothing else but the conglomeration of the enfired clouds, and the flashing motions of them.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • The schools of Plato, that the element of water being compacted by the rigor of the air became sweet, but that part which was expired from the earth, being enfired, became of a brackish taste.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Anaxagoras, Democritus, and Metrodorus, that it is an enfired stone, or a burning body.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • The Ideal Fire, then, remaining apart, produces the form of fire throughout the entire enfired mass.

    The Six Enneads.


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