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  • n. Obsolete spelling of four.


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  • This great diligence made him somewhat jealous, and they might perceive him, that, pulling up his cloake, he drewe his sword foure fingers out, yet without any amazement.

    Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois

  • May not a pore gentleman fignifie his good will vnto you by a Letter/but prefently yoa mud put your felues to the paines and charges/of calling foure Bifhops together.

    Typographical antiquities: an historical account of printing in England ...

  • The colophon of the first edition of Playe of the Chesse reads: "Fynyfshid the last day of marche the yer of our lord god. a thousand foure honderd and lxxiiii."

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Noooooooooooooooooooooooo Mcshame we dont want Bush to stay in office foure more years!!!!!

    Carville: Gore would make a great vice president...again

  • One board being bot a litle opend, a litle boy of mine thrust in his hand, and fetchd with him foure and tuentie old peeces of gold, and one angell.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • She said, if there was either more or lesse then foure and tuentie whole peeces, and two halfe ones, it sould be none of hers; and that they were put by her in a red velvet purse.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • When pressed by Dr Thomas Moudeford, the President, for a distinction between mad men and sane, he said: they are not all of one kinde, but all of ye foure humours, and those burnt.


  • In 1703, in Delaware, a “poor Aged lame Man,” Leviticus John Wassell, “did bind himselfe a Servant to One Edward Starkie … for the time and terme of foure years In Consideration that the said Starkies Wife Would cure the said Leviticus John Wassell his sore leg.”

    A History of American Law

  • At the mouth of the river there lieth a sand, three or foure fathoms deepe, whereon it beateth mightily with the streame which runneth out of the river into the sea.


  • From these foure descended all the dukes of the Mongals.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini


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