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

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Examples

  • Last Sunday afternoon I was highly pleas'd with his company, and gratified and entertain'd with his conversation. —

    Letter 34

  • At Brandon we were entertain'd at the 5 Bells by the Widow Hervey, who has 5 Daughters.

    Letter 293

  • Fineries of all sorts about me; my Lord frequently came, and entertain'd me with his Wit and Gallantry; he carry'd me abroad from time to time in his Coach to take the Air, and treated me at all Places of Diversion and

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

  • By this means he was permitted to have frequent access to the Grate, where she not only entertain'd him with many devout

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

  • Closet; he frequently entertain'd me with Descriptions of Places, and

    The Amours of Bosvil and Galesia

  • Heaven only, but there is not a Person on Earth with whom I have convers'd, that has not been entertain'd with Galesia's

    The Amours of Bosvil and Galesia

  • Here I entertain'd my Thoughts, and indulg'd my solitary Fancy.

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

  • My Solitude was fill'd with perpetual Thoughts of Him; and Company was entertain'd with nothing but

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

  • Condition moving them, at last they entertain'd him very kindly, made a handsome Supper, and lodg'd him in a good Room; but withal, took Care to fasten his Door, and all Passages that led to it, in order to secure themselves from any wicked Intention he might possibly have to let in any

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

  • Here she entertain'd her very kindly; assuring her of all Assistance to convey her to the Place to which she was design'd, when she had rested and recover'd her Fatigue.

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

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