from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of eschew.
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A wyse man for the cõmon wealth sake shall eschue no peryll: euen for thys cause that it happeneth oftẽ, that wher he wold not dye for the common wealth, he perysheth yet of necessitie wyth the cõmon wealth.
Must wee to fynde true humanitie, flye the societie of men, and hide vs in forrestes among wilde beastes? to auoyde these vnrulie passions, eschue the assemblye of creatures supposed reasonable? to plucke vs out of the euills of the world, sequester our selues from the world?
Now what good, I pray you, is there in life, that we should so much pursue it? or what euill is there in death, that we should so much eschue it?