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  • v. Archaic spelling of express.

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Examples

  • This is a foule ouersight in any writer as did a good fellow, who weening to shew his cunning, would needs by periphrase expresse the realme of Scotland in no lesse then eight verses, and when he had said all, no man could imagine it to be spoken of Scotland: and did besides many other faults in his verse, so deadly belie the matter by his description, as it would pitie any good maker to heare it.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • This is a soule ouersight in any writer as did a good fellow, who weening to shew his cunning, would needs by periphrase expresse the realme of Scotland in no lesse then eight verses, and when he had said all, no man could imagine it to be spoken of Scotland: and did besides many other faultes in his verse, so deadly belie the matter by his description as it would pitie any good maker to heare it.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • The code began with a noble paragraph: “no mans life shall be taken away,” or his “honour or good name … stayned, or his person arrested, or his goods taken, except by the vertue or equity of some expresse law of the Country, or in defect of a law in any particular case by the word of God.”

    A History of American Law

  • But if by simplicitie you meant to expresse any general defect in the understanding of those that professe and practice

    The Compleat Angler

  • That energy can expresse itself as more heat, or higher humidity, or more wind.

    Unthreaded #12 « Climate Audit

  • If any person shall Blaspheme the name of god, the father, Sonne or Holie Ghost, with direct, expresse, presumptuous or high handed blasphemie, or shall curse god in the like manner, he shall be put to death.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Conversion from Islam:

  • Climb to the Stars Stephanie Booth » Revue de presse pas si expresse 19 February, 2006

    Revue de presse — Climb to the Stars

  • I expresse dismay that even the people who label themselves moderate go ahead and invite mockery for a whole religion.

    So much for moderation.

  • Institute (IPI) "expresse (d) deep concern that media freedom on the continent is on the retreat."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I am not able to expresse their counterchanges of courtesie,

    The Decameron

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