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  • adj. Obsolete form of topped.


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  • The general reply was "I would rather be 'topt' at once, and be out of my misery, than remain in prison all my days."

    Six Years in the Prisons of England

  • There are a few fellows there would rather be 'topt' than be messed about in such a way, and have to die in prison at last.

    Six Years in the Prisons of England

  • These places are getting so hot that a fellow had better commit murder and be 'topt' at once. "

    Six Years in the Prisons of England

  • "I would as soon be 'topt' as be flogged now, because a good bashing would kill me; but no fear of punishment would deter me, if I saw my way clear to get off.

    Six Years in the Prisons of England

  • Behind the cloud topt hill, an humbler heaven Ess: on Man.

    Letter 111

  • And we went upward upon the Road, until that we did truly have topt the Slope, and at last to look out over all the wonder and mystery of that Land.

    The Night Land

  • And I saw that there grew an odd one a little to the side of the flat-topt rock that the

    The Night Land

  • They both topt their parts; kept their eyes within bounds; made moral reflections now-and-then.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Cheered by this hope, they quickened their pace along the narrow pass they were winding, and it opened upon one of those pastoral vallies of the Apennines, which might be painted for a scene of Arcadia, and whose beauty and simplicity are finely contrasted by the grandeur of the snow-topt mountains above.

    The Mysteries of Udolpho

  • This mightie big stone sharpe topt, sliding downe the extream part from corner to corner, flat sided by the Diameter, was fower paces, at euery equall distant corner, whereof was the foote of a harpie of moulten mettall, their steales and clawes armed.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame


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