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  • noun Plural form of hystorie.
  • noun Plural form of hystory.

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Examples

  • They haue also recorded in hystories the liues of their forefathers and they haue Eremites, and certaine houses made after the manner of our Churches. which in those dayes they greatly resorted vnto.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

  • They haue also recorded in hystories the liues of their forefathers and they haue Eremites, and certaine houses made after the manner of our Churches. which in those dayes they greatly resorted vnto.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • After this manner I came to the further ende, where the beautifull hystories finished, and beyond the same more inward the darknes was such as I durst not enter, & comming back againe I heard among the ruines a continuing noise like the cracking of bones or their ratling together, whereat I stood still forgetting my fore conceiued delight being interrupted therewith from the sweetnes of the obiects.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame

  • Examples, some be taken out of hystories, some of tales, some of fayned argumẽtes, in comedies; and bothe sortes be dilated by parable and comparacion.

    A Treatise of Schemes and Tropes

  • & last is suche thynges as he hath inuen - ted: and by Iugement knowen apte to his purpose whan they are set in theyr order so to speke them that it may be pleasaunt and delectable to the audience/so that it may be sayd of hym that hystories make mencion that an olde woman sayd ones

    The Art or Crafte of Rhetoryke

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