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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of enlink.
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As evident from the marginalia of medieval manuscripts, the metaphor of concatenation was not limited to images of forged metal links; it included hunting, fishing, and more digestible rhetorical figures, such as enlinked pretzels.
All anew, all eternal, all enlinked, enlaced and enamoured, Oh, then did ye LOVE the world, — — Ye eternal ones, ye love it eternally and for all time: and also unto woe do ye say: Hence!
All things are enlinked, enlaced and enamoured, --
-- All anew, all eternal, all enlinked, enlaced and enamoured, Oh, then did ye LOVE the world, --
I became enlinked with a gang of footpads, of whose successful plunder, and lawless villany, I became a willing partner for many months; when having one evening stopped a gentleman on horseback, I was overpowered, and, unhappily for myself, through his means, rescued from that punishment to which the laws of my country would have justly condemned me.
So long as the man to be portrayed cannot be separated from his surroundings, so long as his portrait cannot be fully and honestly limned without peril to the peace of those among whom he moved — in a word, so long as there remains any throb of vitality in those delicate filaments of social life by which he was enlinked to those with whom he played his part — that brother, or that friend, or that outsider who shall attempt the portraiture must feel what heavy responsibilities are his — must not forget that with him to trip is to sin against the head.
All things are enlinked, enlaced and enamoured, — — Wanted ye ever once to come twice; said ye ever: “Thou pleasest me, happiness!