from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To call out.
- To descry.
- To cry out.
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Thus our unique ability to escry the truth of the world is the product of both a formidable intellect and the strength needed to break the chains of falsehood.
As they were sailing along, there arose such a mightie tempest, that the whole Fleete was dispersed, so that when the duke was returned vnto his company, he could not escry aboue 80. ships in all, whereunto the residue by litle and litle ioyned themselues, except eight which had their mastes blowen ouer-boord.
And as the blessed Valerian answered lightly, S. Vincent said to him: Worshipful father answer him not so with a timorous heart, but put out thy voice and escry him freely, and father, if thou wilt command me, I shall go answer to the judge.
Nearly midway betwixt Guadaloupe and Dominica you escry the Saintes.