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  • Obsolete spelling of several.

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Examples

  • The floores were Inlaid in severall roomes, the Chapple is old and not to abide, the painting is good but the place is not Suteable to any part Else.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • There are severall heads painted wch are named Mogul Grand Seignior, Cham of Tartary, Zarr of Muscovy, placed in severall places.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • In a mile of it is a Gentlemans house Called Maple Duram which Might now be new named into yew, ffor the great number of yew trees set thick in severall green walkes that grows high and is cutt close to the body up almost to the top, and ye tops are left in a great head that spreads and makes it very shady and pleasant.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • Ye house being Leaded all over and the stone Chimney's in severall rows Comes up in them on each side ye Cupilow, it shewes exact and very uniform, as is ye whole Building.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • These are in severall parts of the sides of ye bath for ye Conveniency of persons going in and out of ye bath decently, and at ye top of ye staires stands a woman yt Layes a woollen Cloth for you to set your bare foot, and also to give you attendance.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • And I to see my mistris health belched out in severall

    The Concealed Fansyes: A Play by Lady Jane Cavendish and Lady Elizabeth Brackley

  • The Countess's monument is very fine, its made of ye same free stone ye Church is built wth, but so finely polished yt it looks like Marble, and Carv'd wth figures, birds leaves, flowers, beasts and all sorts of things and ye armes is Cutt out in severall places all about it; the top of the arch is one Entire Stone as much as one Can Grasp and its all finely Carv'd wth all sorts of Curiosityes and adorn'd with Gilding and painting.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • The hill is full of box wch is Cutt out in severall walks shady and pleasant to walk in tho 'the Smell is not very agreeable; the brow of the hill being Such a height gives a Large prospect of a ffruitfull vale full of inclosures and woods, and this River Runns twining itself about and is called ye Swallow, and Just about Dorken and Leatherhead 4 mile thence it sinkes away in many places wch they call Swallow holes, this Must be some quicksand, but ye Report of it is it sincks here and runnes undr ground a Mile or two and rises about Moles and Runs againe.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • Ye front Garden wch has ye Largest fountaine has also a fine Green house and very fine flowers, and ye beds and borders are Cut in severall formes; ye Greens are very fine and ye hedges Cutt in severall formes; there was one tree not much unlike ye Cyprus green but ye branches were more spread and of a Little yellower green, ye Barke of ye Limbs yellow – it was ye Cedar of Lebonus.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • But being so much in liquor he returned again to the Indians and danced with them as before, which being told to me I ordered severall white men who were there to carry him home by force.

    A Renegade History of the United States

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