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  • n. Obsolete form of value.


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  • [Sidenote: Sinonimia] _Nominis cõmunio_, cõmunion of the word, when we renewe not the selfe same worde by rehearsyng agayn, but chaunge that that is put wyth an other word of the same valewe, thus: Thou hast ouerthrowen the comon wealth euen from the foundacion, and cast downe the citye, euen from the roote.

    A Treatise of Schemes and Tropes

  • Now what is the valewe of euery place or lyne, you may perceaue by the figures whiche I haue set on them, which is accordynge as you learned before in the Numeration of figures by the penne: for the fyrste place is the place of vnities or ones, and euery counter set in that lyne betokeneth but one: {and} the seconde lyne is the place of 10, for euery counter there, standeth for

    The Earliest Arithmetics in English

  • When I had done, I gaue the Baskes possession of their shippe againe, and tolde them they should not loose the valewe of one peny if they were the French Kings subjects.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation. Vol. XIII. America. Part II.

  • India is well knowne to receiue all that Europe can afford, rating our commodities in the highest esteeme of valewe, which by this passage is speedily perfourmed, and then none of these should lie dead vpon our handes as now they doe, neither should we bee then ignorant as now we are in many excellent practices into which by trade wee shoulde bee drawne.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation — Volume 06 Madiera, the Canaries, Ancient Asia, Africa, etc.

  • I se my quotient to be 4, whiche are in valewe shyllynges, for so was the diuident: and therby I knowe, that yf 225 shepe dyd coste 45 l’i. euery shepe coste 4 s.

    The Earliest Arithmetics in English

  • As for the vertues that deceiue v$ with vaine (hewe, I graunt they (hall haue praile in the court of policie, and in the commo fame of men, but before the heauenly iudgemcnt feate, they fhall be of no valewe to deferue righteoufneffe.

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