Definitions

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  • noun Archaic spelling of zeal.

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Examples

  • _Erasmus_ studious: one way to bee rich in times of dearth, is to engrosse a rare commodity, such as zeale is: now, if ever, _they have destroyed thy Law_; It is now high time to be zealous.

    A Coal From The Altar, To Kindle The Holy Fire of Zeale In a Sermon Preached at a Generall Visitation at Ipswich

  • This differentiated between those carried away with the like fanaticall zeale that the Powder-Traitors were and law-abiding quietly minded Papists.28

    Bedlam

  • This differentiated between those carried away with the like fanaticall zeale that the Powder-Traitors were and law-abiding quietly minded Papists.28

    Bedlam

  • This differentiated between those carried away with the like fanaticall zeale that the Powder-Traitors were and law-abiding quietly minded Papists.28

    Bedlam

  • The never ynough wondered at and abhorred POWDER-TREASON . . . being not onely intended against me and my Posteritie, but even against the whole house of Parliament, plotted onely by Papists, and they only led thereto by a preposterous zeale for the advancement of their Religion. . .

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  • The never ynough wondered at and abhorred POWDER-TREASON . . . being not onely intended against me and my Posteritie, but even against the whole house of Parliament, plotted onely by Papists, and they only led thereto by a preposterous zeale for the advancement of their Religion. . .

    Ferule & Fescue

  • Many additions more he made, concerning his faithfulnesse, truth, and integrity; so that, by the vehement asseveration of his words (whereto all the people there present gave credible beleefe) he provoked them unto such zeale and earnest devotion; that the

    The Decameron

  • Ah Antigonus, me thinkes when I looke on thee, I seeme to behold my royall Father, and therefore mooved with the like religious zeale and charitable love, as in duty I owe unto him: I wil make known to thee, what I rather ought to conceale and hide from any person living.

    The Decameron

  • This Gentlewoman, being yet in the flourishing condition of her time, did ordinarily resort to the Cathedrall Church in holie zeale, and religious devotion; where the Provost of the place, became so enamored of her, as nothing (but the sight of her) yeelded him any contentment.

    The Decameron

  • Feast of Saint Anthony is to bee solemnized, against the preparation whereof, and to kindle your zeale with the greater fervencie: he put the Casket with the Coales into my hand, meaning, let you see the Feather, at some more fitting season.

    The Decameron

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