from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To furl.
  • n. Same as fardel.


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  • She carried her dramatic ingenuousness farthel still by saying: 'I have seen your photograph'; implying that the inimitable, the much coveted air of composure breathed out of yonder presentment of her features.

    The Tragic Comedians — Volume 2

  • I was by at the opening "of the farthel, heard the old ihepherd deliver the manner how he fouDd it; whereupon, after a little amazednefs, we were all com - mandej oucof the chamber: only this, methought» I heard the (hepherd fay, he found the child.

    The Works of Shakespeare: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and Corrected


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