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- adjective Obsolete form of
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Bristol spring, where the company is assembled before dinner; so good natured, so free, so easy; and there we drink the water so clear, so pure, so mild, so charmingly maukish.
May wit and humour wing their flight to another region, and the mighty void be supplied by maukish sentiment, horse-collar grins, wood-demons, and other show-cattle of the Smithfield muses!
They could not characterize what they could not hear; and the maukish adulation curdled even upon my digestive stomach.
But ill treatment itself, from her, is superior to all the maukish kindness which folly and caprice endeavour to lavish.
_ Now the furies take Æneas, for letting them sleep upon their quarrel; who knows but rest may cool their brains, and make them rise maukish to mischief upon consideration?
Madam, I must smoak and drink in a Morning, or I am maukish all day.