from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Far on; far forward; in an advanced degree or extent.
- Far; to or in such a degree or extent: in the adverbial conjunctive phrases as, or so, farforth as, where the words are now usually separated, forth being expletive.
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Marke but how far-forth he endevoreth to give a thousand precepts to be kept in his places of exercises both of bodie and mind.
From this fundamental law of Nature, by which men are commanded to endeavour peace, is derived this second law, that a man be willing, when others are so too, as far-forth as for peace and defence of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things, and be contented with so much liberty against other men as he would allow other men against himself.
Which showeth that many a man so far-forth lacketh grace --
And therfore all that hath been said formerly, (Chap. 14) of the nature of Covenants between man and man in their naturall capacity, is true also when they are made by their Actors, Representers, or Procurators, that have authority from them, so far-forth as is in their Commission, but no farther.
You can choose any one, the grand far-forth cannon firing or the exciting grappling.
(as far-forth as the necessities of Nature require,) by the Lawes of the Common-wealth.