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  • verb Obsolete spelling of seek.

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Examples

  • Because I have found this worke to have since beene published (and to an ill end) by such as seeke to trouble and subvert the state of our common-wealth, nor caring whether they shall reforme it or no; which they have fondly inserted among other writings of their invention, I have revoked my intent, which was to place it here.

    Of Friendship.

  • Because I have found this worke to have since beene published (and to an ill end) by such as seeke to trouble and subvert the state of our common-wealth, nor caring whether they shall reforme it or no; which they have fondly inserted among other writings of their invention, I have revoked my intent, which was to place it here.

    Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian

  • 2 Also that it would please his highnes not to giue credite vnto false and vntrue reports, by such as seeke to sowe dissension, and breake friendship betwixt the Queenes highnesse, and his

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

  • 2 Also that it would please his highnes not to giue credite vnto false and vntrue reports, by such as seeke to sowe dissension, and breake friendship betwixt the Queenes highnesse, and his Maiestie.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation — Volume 04

  • Around the time English players were performing Hamlet on the Continent, John Winthrop the father, sounding like a Puritan Polonius, advised his wayward son to “seeke the Lorde in the first place,” to “keepe diligent watche over your selfe,” and to “be not rashe upon ostentation of valor, to adventure your selfe to unnecessarye dangers.”

    The King's Best Highway

  • In the closing sentence, she pulled no punches: "And again because it is not unknowne to my Lord [Bedford] nor to any of you all but that it is most requisite for me to seeke some pastures for myself, which had never none out of Lease appointed me by others."

    From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor, 1516-1558

  • Around the time English players were performing Hamlet on the Continent, John Winthrop the father, sounding like a Puritan Polonius, advised his wayward son to “seeke the Lorde in the first place,” to “keepe diligent watche over your selfe,” and to “be not rashe upon ostentation of valor, to adventure your selfe to unnecessarye dangers.”

    The King's Best Highway

  • Around the time English players were performing Hamlet on the Continent, John Winthrop the father, sounding like a Puritan Polonius, advised his wayward son to “seeke the Lorde in the first place,” to “keepe diligent watche over your selfe,” and to “be not rashe upon ostentation of valor, to adventure your selfe to unnecessarye dangers.”

    The King's Best Highway

  • As yet but knocke, breathe, shine, and seeke to mend;

    rough week

  • As yet but knocke, breathe, shine, and seeke to mend;

    Archive 2008-06-01

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