Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of thirst.

Etymologies

thirst + -eth (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For a sword thirsteth to drink blood, and sparkleth with desire.” — — When the kings thus discoursed and talked eagerly of the happiness of their fathers, there came upon Zarathustra no little desire to mock at their eagerness: for evidently they were very peaceable kings whom he saw before him, kings with old and refined features.

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • For a sword thirsteth to drink blood, and sparkleth with desire. "

    Thus Spake Zarathustra

  • Oh, everyone that thirsteth, do you seek incorruption, do you seek immortality, do you seek eternal life?

    Resurrection Sermon

  • Psalm at all, the 53rd of Isaiah at all you know that it starts out ho every one that thirsteth come to the waters, come ye, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

    Resurrection Sermon

  • When the damsels saw their brother slay the Magian they joyed in him with exceeding joy and gat round him, marvelling at his valour and prowess,48 and thanked him for his deed and gave him joy of his safety, saying, “O Hasan thou hast done a deed, whereby thou hast healed the burning of him that thirsteth for vengeance and pleased the King of Omnipotence!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • There is also a Hadis, “Thou shalt not refuse water to him who thirsteth in the desert.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thou dost not believe, thou sayest, yet thou wouldst believe if thou couldst, 'tis thy desire to believe; then pray, [6782] Lord help mine unbelief: and hereafter thou shall certainly believe: [6783] Dabitur sitienti, it shall be given to him that thirsteth.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Isaiah, "Ho, every man that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, come, and buy wine and milk without money."

    Leviathan

  • Mean time, I thought I would write to divert thee, while thou art of such importance about the dying; and as thy servant, it seems, comes backward and forward every day, perhaps I may send thee another letter tomorrow, with the particulars of the interview between the dear creature and me; after which my soul thirsteth.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Chapter 55 1. Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

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