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spoken in the House of Lords, November 22d, Lyric Poems, his Psalms' and Hymns, and his 1803. The latter part of his life was chiefly spent Divine Songs for Children, are a sufficient proof of in retirement at Calgarth-park, a seat near the his poetical talents, and have had an amazing sale. lakes of his native county, where he amused him- His Logic and Philosophy have been much adself with making extensive plantations of timber. mired. He also wrote books upon various other He died at that place, July 4th, 1816. Besides subjects, and printed many sermons. After his :he works already mentioned, he published papers death, his works were collected, and published in in the Philosophical Transactions ; Sermons; and 6 vols. 4to. Theological Essays : and after his death his Me- WAVE, n. S., v. n., &)

Belgic moirs, written by himself, were edited by his son.- Wa'ver, v. n. [v. a. I wuegh; Teutonic wage ; Universal Magazine. Rees's Cyclopædia.

WA'VERER, n. s.

Fr. vague. Water raised WATT (James), F. R. S., distinguished especi

WA'vy, adj.

above the general level; ally by his improvements in the steam-engine, was Wawes, or

billow ; unevenness : to the son of a tradesman at Greenock, and was born WAES, n. s.

wave, or waver, is to play in 1736. Brought up to the occupation of a ma- loosely to and fro ; be in an unsettled state: as a verb thematical instrument maker, he in that capacity active, to wave is to waft; drive into inequalities; became attached to the university of Glasgow, in move slowly; beckon; direct by a wafting motion; which he had apartments, where he resided till put off or aside (see Waiver) : a waverer is one un1736. Having now entered into the married state, settled : wavy, rising in waves; undulating : wawes he settled in business for himself, and in 1764 con- or waes is used by Spenser for waves. ceived the idea of improving the steam-engine, Another did the dying brands repair adopted the profession of a civil engineer, and he was With iron tongs, and sprinkled oft ihe same frequently employed in making surveys for canals, With liquid waes.

Spenser. &c. To facilitate his labors he invented a new They wave in and out, no way sufficiently grounded, micrometer, and a machine for making drawings in

no way resolved, what to think, speak, or write.

Hooker. perspective. In 1774 he removed to the vicinity

Remember where we are ; of Birmingham, where he entered into partnership In France, among a fickle, wavering nation. Shaksp. with Mr. Boulton, in conjunction with whom he

He had a thousand noses, carried on his improvements in the steam-engine, Horns welked and waved like the enridged sea. which he brought to great perfection. Here he became associated with Dr. Priestley and other phi- In one respect I'll thy assistant be.

Come, young waverer, come and go with me; losophical experimentalists; and shared in the che

Look with what courteous action mical researches which they prosecuted. Admitted It waves you to a more removed ground: a fellow of the Royal Society, he contributed to its But do not go with it.

Id. Transactions an interesting paper, entitled Thoughts

In safe conduct of these on the Constituent Parts of Water, and of Dephlo- Did thirtie hollow-bottomed barks divide the wavie seas. gisticated Air; and another On a new Method of

Chapman. preparing a Test Liquor to show the Presence of The waves that rise would drown the highest hill; Acids and Alkalies in Chemical Mixtures. Mr. But at thy check they flee ; and when they hear Watt was also a fellow of the Royal Society of Thy thundering voice, they post to do thy will.

Wotton. Edinburgh; and in 1806 received from the university of Glasgow the honorary degree of LL.D. that if he should but once, by such a diversion, make

He resolved not to wave his way upon this reason, Various inventions of great practical utility origi- his enemy believe he were afraid of danger, he should nated from his ingenuity. His death took place never live without.

ld. August 25th, 1819.

Has any disloyalty dared to feign that religion waWATTLE, n. s. & v. a. From Germ. waghelen, vers? They foully mistake ; as commonly they do, that to shake.—Skinner. The barbs, or loose red flesh, are more cunning in other men's lives than in their that hangs below the cock's bill; a hurdle: to bind own : 'tis not religion wuvers, but their loyalty. or plat with twigs; to correct. Obsolete.


They waved their fiery swords, and in the air A plough was found in a very deep bog, and a

Made horrid circles.

Milton. hedge watıled standing.

Mortimer. The barbel is so called, by reason of his barb, or

Amidst these toils succeeds the balmy night; wattles, at his mouth, which is under his nose or chops. Now hissing waters the quenched guns restore ;

And weary waves, withdrawing from the fight,

Dryden. The cock's comb and wattles are an ornament becom. Are lulled, and pant upon the silent shore.

More. ing his martial spirit.

For thee the ocean smiles, and smooths her wavy

breast; WATTS (Dr. Isaac), an eminent dissenting mi- And heaven itself with more serene and purer light is nister, born at Southampton in 1674. In 1690 he blest.

Id. was sent to London for education under the Rev. Since she her interest for the nation's waved,

Id. Thomas Rowe; and in 1696 was himself engaged Then I, who saved the king, the nation saved. zs tutor to the son of Sir John Hartopp, baronet,

Faith as absolutely determines our minds, and as at Stoke Newington. He began to preach in 1698, and we may as well doubt of our own being, as we can

perfectly excludes all wavering, as our knowledge itself ; and met with general applause; and, after offici

Locke. ating for three years as an assistant to the Rev. Dr. whether any revelation from God be true.

He beckoned to me, and, by the waving of his hand, Isaac Chauncy, he succeeded him in his pastoral directed me to approach the place where he sat. charge in 1702, and continued to preside over that

Addison. church as long as he lived. Though his whole Let her glad vallies smile with wavy corn; income did not amount to £100 a year, he allotted Let fleecy docks her rising hills adorn. Prior. one-third of it to the poor. He died in 1748.

What if Hospinian should have said that Luther His numerous works have rendered his name fa- wavered in the point of the sacrament ? does it follow mous throughout Europe and America ; and they that he really did so ?

Atterbury. have been translated into various languages. His The wave behind impels the wave before. Pope.


WAVED, in heraldry, is said of a bordure, or Wax, or Bees' Wax, in natural history, a firm any ordinary, or charge, in a coat of arms, having and solid substance, moderately heavy, and of a its outlines indented in manner of the rising and fine yellow color, formed by the bees from the falling of waves : it is used to denote that the first pollen of flowers. See Apis, and Bee. The best of the family, in whose arms it stands, acquired its sort is that of a lively yellow color, and agreeable honor by sea service.

smell, somewhat like that of honey; when new, it WAVELITE, in mineralogy. Color grayish- is toughish, yet easy to break; but by age it be white. Imitative and crystallised, in very oblique comes harder and more brittle, loses its fine color four-sided prisms, flatly bevelled on the extremi- and in a great measure its smell. ties, or truncated on the obtuse lateral edges. Shin- Proust contends that the bloom on fruit is real ing, pearly. Fragments wedge-shaped. Translu. wax; and that it is wax spread over leaves, which cent. As hard as fluor spar. Brittle. Specific prevents them from being wetted, as on the cabbagegravity 2.3 to 2:8. Its constituents are, alumina leaf. He likewise finds it in the fecula of some 70, lime 1.4, water 26.2.-Davy. It is said to vegetables, particularly in that of the small housecontain also a small quantity of fuoric acid. It leek, in which it abounds. Huber, however, asserts, occurs in veins along with flour spar, quartz, tin- from his observations, that the wax in bee-hives is stone, and copper pyrites in granite, at St. Austle an artificial production, made by the bees from in Cornwall. At Barnstaple in Devonshire, where honey; that they cannot procure it unless they it was first found by Dr. Wavell, it traverses slate have honey or sugar for the purpose ; and that raw clay, in the form of small contemporaneous veins. sugar affords more than honey. It has been found in rocks of slate-clay near Loch It was long considered as a resin, from some Humphrey, Dumbartonshire.

properties common to it with resins. Like them,

it furnishes an oil and an acid by distillation, and WAVEY, in heraldry, one of

is soluble in all oils; but in several respects it difthe crooked lines of which ordi

fers sensibly from resins. Like these, wax has not

a strong aromatic taste and smell, but a very weak naries are frequently borne in

smell, and, when pure, no taste. With the heat of coat armour as,

boiling water no principles are distilled from it;

whereas, with that heat, some essential oil, or at WAWL, v. n.

Sax. pa, grief. To cry; howl. least a spirituous rector, is obtained from every The first time that we smell the air,

resin. Farther, wax is less soluble in alcohol. If We wawle and cry.

Shakspeare. wax be distilled with a heat greater than that of WAX, T. s., v. a., & v. n. Sax. pæxe; Danish boiling water, it may be decomposed, but not so Wax'en, adj.

Swer ; Goth. and Swed. easily as resins can. By this distillation, a small The thick tenacious matter gathered by the quantity of water is first separated from the wax, bee; any similar tenacious matter : to smear or and then some very volatile and very penetrating join with wax; to grow; increase (used of the acid, accompanied with a small quantity of a very moon particularly); to change: waxen is made of fluid and very odoriferous oil. As the distillation

advances, the acid becomes more and more strong, Careless the man soon war, and his wit weak

and the oil more and more thick, till its consistWas overcome of things that did him please. Spenser.

ence is such that it becomes solid in the receiver, Where things have been instituted, which, being con- and is then called butter of wax. When the disvenient and good at the first, do afterward in process of tillation is finished, nothing remains but a small time was otherwise, we make no doubt but they may be quantity of coal, which is almost incombustible. altered. Art thou like the adder waren deaf? Shakspeure.

Wax cannot be kindled, unless it is previously Flowers removed, war greater, because the nourish- heated and reduced into vapors ; in which respect ment is more easily come by in the loose earth. Bacon. it resembles fat oils. The oil of butter of wax may

This answer given, Argantes wild drew near, by repeated distillations be attenuated and renderTrembling for ire, and waring pale for rage ;

ed more and more fluid, because some portion of Nor could he hold.

Fairfar, acid is thereby separated from these substances ; They war and wane

which effect is similar to what happens in the dis'Twixt thrift and penury.


tillation of other oils and oily concretes : but this I can yet shoot beams, whose heat can melt

remarkable effect attends the repeated distillation The waren wings of this ambitious boy. Denham.

of oil and butter of wax, that they become more Swarming next appeared The female bee, that seeds her husband drone

and more soluble in alcohol ; and that they never Deliciously, and builds her waren cells,

acquire greater consistence by eraporation of their With honey stored.


more fluid parts. Boerhaave kept butter of wax in They gave us food which may with nectar vie ; a glass vessel open, or carelessly closed, during And war that does the absent sun supply. Roscom. twenty years, without acquiring a more solid con

All the magistrates, every new or full moon, give sistence. It may be remarked that wax, its butter, honour to Confucius with bowings, war candles, and and its oil, differ entirely from essential oils and incense.

Stillingfleet. resins in all the above-mentioned properties, and He formed the reeds, proportioned as they are, that in all these they perfectly resemble sweet oils. Unequal in their length, and waxed with care ;

Hence Macquer concludes that wax resembles reThey still retain the name of his ungrateful fair. Dryden. Their manners war more and more corrupt, in pro- acid; but that it differs essentially from these in

sins only in being an oil rendered concrete by an portion as their blessings abound.

A fontanel in her neck was much inflamed, and the kind of the oil, which in resins is of the nature many war-kernels about it.


of essential oils, while in wax and in other analoWax consists of an acid spirit of a nauceous taste, gous oily concretions (as butter of milk, butter of and an oil, or butter, which is emollient, laxative, and cocoa, fat of animals, spermaceti, and myrtle-wax), anodync.

Arbuthnot. it is of the nature of mild unctuous oils, that are


not aromatic, and not volatile, and are obtained by the ladle: the wicks being prepared, twelve of from vegetables by expression. It seems probable them are tied by the neck at equal distances, round that the acidifying principle, or oxygen, and not an iron circle suspended over a large basin of copan actual acid, may be the leading cause of the so- per tinned, and full of melted wax: a large ladlelidity, or low fusibility of wax. Wax is very use- ful of this wax is poured gently on the tops of the ful, especially as a better material than any other wicks, one after another, and this operation is con for candles.

tinued till the candle acquire its destined bigness : Wax may be deprived of its natural yellow dis- with this precaution, that the three first ladlefuls agreeable color, and be perfectly whitened, by ex- be poured on at the top of the wick; the fourth posure to the united action of air and water, by at the height of three-fourths, the fifth at one-half, which method the color of many substances may and the sixth at one-fourth, to give the candle its be destroyed.

pyramidal form; though we should think a coniThe art of bleaching wax consists in increasing cal mould would make the form more accurately its surface; for which purpose it must be melted pyramidal. Then the candles are taken down, with a degree of heat not sufficient to alter its qua- kept warm, and rolled and smoothed upon a wallity, in a caldron so disposed that the melted wax nut tree table, with a long square instrument of may flow gradually through a pipe at the bottom box, smooth at the bottom. 2. As to the method of the caldron into a large tub filled with water, in of making wax candles by the hand, they begin which is fitted a large wooden cylinder, that turns "to soften the wax by working it several times in continually round its axis, and upon which the hot water, in a narrow but deep caldron. A piece melted wax falls. As the surface of this cylinder of the wax is then taken out, and disposed by is always moistened with cold water, the wax fall. little and little around the wick, which is hung on ing upon it does not adhere to it, but quickly be- a hook in the wall by the extremity opposite to comes solid and flat, and acquires the form of ri- the neck; so that they begin with the big end, dibands. The continual rotation of the cylinder car- minishing still as they descend towards the neck. ries off these ribands as fast as they are formed, In other respects the method is nearly the same as and distributes them through the tub. When all in the former case; only, in the former case, water the wax that is to be whitened is thus formed, it is is always used to moisten the various instruments, put upon large frames covered with linen cloth, to prevent the wax from sticking; and in the latter which are supported about a foot and a half above oil of olives, or lard, for the hands, &c. The cythe ground, in a situation exposed to the air, the lindrical wax candles are either made as the fordew, and the sun. The thickness of the several mer, or with a ladle, or drawn. ribands thus placed upon :he frames ought not to Wax Candles, Drawn, are so called, because exceed an inch and a half; and they ought to be mov- they are actually drawn in the manner of wire, by ed from time to time, that they may all be equally means of two large rollers of wood, turned by a exposed to the action of the air. If the weather handle, which, turning backward and forward sebe favorable, the color will be changed in the space veral times, pass the wick through melted wax of some days. It is then to be re-melted and form-contained in a brasen basin; and at the same time ed into ribands, and exposed to the action of the through the holes of an instrument, like the pierced air as before. These operations are to be repeated drawing irons used for drawing wire, fastened at till the wax is rendered perfectly white, and then it one side of the basin. is to be melted into cakes, or formed into candles. Wax, Sealing, or SPANISH Wax, is a compo

Wax is composed, according to MM. Gay Lus- sition of gum lac, melted and prepared with resins, sac and Thenard, of

and colored with some suitable pigment. There Oxygen


are two kinds of sealing wax in use; the one hard, Hydrogen

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poses; the other soft, designed for receiving the

impressions of seals of office to charters, patents, 100.000

and such written instruments. The best hard red See CERIN.

sealing wax is made by mixing two parts of shell By my analysis wax consists in 100 parts of,

lac, well powdered, and resin and vermilion, pow.

dered, of each one part, and melting this combined Carbon 80.69 13 atoms 9.75 80:4

powder over a gentle fire; and, when the ingreHydrogen · 11:37 11 1.375 11:3 dients seem thoroughly incorporated, working the Oxygen


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wax into sticks. Seed lac may be substituted for

the shell lac; and, instead of resin, boiled Venice 100.00

1000 turpentine may be used. A coarser, hard, red Or, in other words, of 11 atoms olefiant gas + 1 sealing wax, may be made, by mixing two parts of atom carbonic oxide + 1 atom carbon. Had the resin, and of shell lac, or vermilion and red lead, experiment given a very little more hydrogen, we mixed in the proportion of one part of the vermishould have had wax as consisting of 12 atoms ole- lion to two of the red lead, of each one part; and fiant gas +- 1 atom carbonic oxide.-Philosophical proceeding as in the former preparation. For a Transactions for 1822.

cheaper kind, the vermilion may be omitted, and Wax Candles, candles made of bees' wax, or the shell lac also, for very coarse uses.

Wax of flaxen wicks, slightly twisted, and covered with other colors is made by substituting other coloring white or yellow wax. Of these there are several matters for vermilion, as verditer for blue, ivory kinds; some of a conical figure, used to illumi- black for black wax. For uncolored, soft sealing mate churches, and in processions, funeral cere- wax, take of bees' wax, one pound; of turpentine, monies, &c.; others of a cylindrical form, used on three ounces : and of olive oil, one ounce; place ordinary occasions. The first are either made with them in a proper vessel over the fire, and let them a ladle, or by the hand. 1. To make wax candles boil for some time; and the wax will be then fit


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to be formed into rolls or cakes for usu. For red,

Matter of mirth black, green, blue, yellow, and purple soft sealing She could devise, and thousand ways invent wax, add to the preceding composition an ounce

To feed her foolish humour and vain jolliment.

Spenst. or more of any ingredients directed above for coJoring the hard sealing wax, and stir the mass till

God hath so many times and ways spoken to men.

Hooker. the coloring ingredients be incorporated with the

How wayward is this foolish love,

That, like a testy babe, will scratch the nurse, Wax, White, is formed from the common yel. And presently, áll humbled, kiss the rod! Shakspeare. low wax, by bleaching. It is sometimes called,

I am amazed, and lose my way very improperly, virgin wax. The greater the sur

Among the thorns and dangers of this world. Id. face is in proportion to the quantity, the sooner I will waylay thee going home, where if it be thy and more perfectly this operation is performed. chance to kill me,—thou killest me like a rogue and a The usual way is to melt the wax in hot water; villain. when melted, they press it through a strainer of

The best of his time hath been but rash; then must tolerably fine linen, and pour it into round and

we look from his age to receive not alone the imperfecvery shallow moulds. When hardened by cooling, tions of long engrafted condition, but the unruly woy

wardness that infirm and cholerick years bring. Id. it is taken out and exposed to the sun and air,

Being once at liberty, 'twas said, having made my sprinkling it now and then with water, and often turning it: by this means it soon becomes white. • way with some foreign prince, I would turn pirate.

Raleigh. The best sort is of a clear and almost transparent A physician, unacquainted with your body, may whiteness, dry, hard, brittle, and of an agreeable put you in a way for present cure, but overthroweth smell, like that of the yellow wax, but much your health in some other kind.

Bacon. weaker. The common yellow wax is of very great Note, by the way, that unity of continuance is easier use both in medicine and in many of the arts and to procure, than unity of species. Id. Nat. History. manufactures. It has been sometimes given inter- When on upon my wayless walk nally in dysenteries and erosions of the intestines; As my desires me draw, but its great use is in the making ointments and I, like a madman fell to talk plasters, and the greater part of those of the shops

With every thing I saw. Drayton's Cynthia. owe their consistence to it. The white wax is also

if I had my way, an ingredient in some of the cerates and ointments He had mewed in flames at home, not in the senate


Ben Jonson's Cat. of the shops; and is used in making candles, and I had singed his furs by this time.

A child will have as much wit as he has waywardin many of the nicer arts and manufactures where

Wotton on Education. wax is required.

Howsoever, many wayfarers make themselves glee, Wax-Work (wax and work), the represen- by putting the inhabitants in mind of this privilege ; tation of the faces, &c., of persons living or dead; who again, especially the women, forslow not to bain made by applying plaster of Paris in a kind of them.

Carew. paste, and thus forming a mould containing the The imagination, being naturally tumultuous, interexact representation of the features. Into this poseth itself without asking leave, casting thoughts in mould melted wax is poured, and thus a kind of our way, and forcing the understanding to reflect upon mask is formed; which being painted and set with them.

Duppe. glass eyes, and the figures dressed in their proper

They to whom all this is revealed, if they will not nabits, they bear such a resemblance that it is dif- be directed into a path so planed and smoothed that ficult to distinguish between the copy and the ori- the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein,

must needs acknowledge themselves in the number of ginal.

the blind that will not enter into God's rest. WAY, n.s. Sax. pæg ; Belgic

Hammond's Fundamentals. WAY'FARER, weigh ; Swed. and Goth.

The affairs here began to settle in a prosperous way. WAY,FARING, way; Teut. wey. The

Heylin. WAY LAY, v.a. road in which one tra

The angelick choirs, Way'less, adj.

vels. • This word is ap- On each hand parting, to his speed gave way, WAY'MARK, n. S. plied in many relations Through all the' empyreal road. Milton's Par. Last. WAY'ward, adj. which seem unlike, but

To attain
WAY'WARDLY, adv. have all the original of The height and depth of thy eternal ways,

Milton. road or travel, noting All human thought comes short. either progression, or the mode of progression, local

What conceivable ways are there, whereby we should or intellectual.'-Johnson. A wayfarer is a pas

come to be assured that there is such a being as God?

Tillotson. senger : wayfaring, travelling : to waylay, to beset

The general officers and the publick ministers that on the way: wayless, untracked; pathless : way- fell in ny way, were generally subject to the gout. mark, a mark to guide travellers : wayward is (pro

Temple. bably from Sax, pa, woe) peevish; froward; mo- With downward force he took his way, rose: the adverb and noun substantive corres

And rolled his yellow billows to the sea. Dryden. ponding.

By noble ways we conquest will prepare ; But if he shall any ways make them void after he First offer peace, and, that refused, make war. d hath heard them, then he shall bear her iniquity.

To mischief bent,
Numbers xxx, 15. He seldom does a good with good intent;
Set thee up wuymarks, make thee bigh heaps. Wayward, but wise ; by long experience taught

Jeremiah, xxxi. 21. To please both parties, for ill ends he foughl. Id. He durst not take open way against them, and as Like hunted castors, conscious of their store, hard it was to take a secret, they being so continually Their waylaid wealth to Norway's coasts they bring: followed by the best, and every way ablest, of that re

Id. gion.

Sidney. Some make themselves way, and are suggested tə Waywardly proud ; and therefore bold, because ex. the mind by all the ways of sensation and reflection. tremely faulty. Id.


We are quite out of the way, when we think that WAYWODE is properly a title given the go things contain within themselves the qualities that ap- vernors of the chief places in the dominions of the pear to us in them.


czar of Muscovy. The palatines or governors of The air could not readily get out of those prisons; provinces in Poland also bear the quality of waybut by degrees, as the earth and water above would wodes, or waiwodes. The princes of Wallachia give way.


and Moldavia have also been called waywodes. By me they offer all that you can ask, And point an easy way to happiness.


Every where else these are called hospodars. Du His way of expressing and applying them, not his Cange says that the name waywode is used in invention of them, is what we admire. Addison.

Dalmatia, Croatia, and Hungary, for a general of Pity poor Cupid, generous maid !

an army: and Leunclavius, in his Pandects of Who happened, being blind, to stray,

Turkey, tells us it usually signifies captain or comAnd on thy bosom lost his way.

Prior. mander, There is nothing in the words that sounds that way, WE, pron. In oblique cases us. See I. The or points particularly at persecution. Atterbury. plural of I: the oblique case of us; but improper. 'Tis no way the interest even of priesthood. Pope.

Retire we to our chamber, Men who go out of the way to hint free things, must A little water clears us of this deed. Shukspeare. be guilty of absurdity, or rudeness.

To poor we,

Id. WAY OF A Suip is sometimes the same as her Thine enmity's most capital. rake, or run forward or backward: but this term is

Notwithstanding animals had nothing like the use of

reason, we find in them all the lower parts of our nature most commonly understood of her sailing.

in the greatest strength.

Addison. WAYS AND Means, in parliamentary language,

We first endure, then pity, then embrace.

Pope. the minister's plan of new taxes; otherwise called the budget.

WEAK, adj.

Sax. pæc; Teut. weic ; Way, Right or, in law. This may be grounded

WEAK'En, v. a.

Swed. wek; Goth. vek ;

WEAK'LING, n. s. Belg. week. Feeble; inon a special permission; as when the owner of the land grants to another a liberty of passing over his

WEAK'ly, adj. & alv. / firm; soft; pliant; un-
WeaK'NESS, n. 8.

| defended : to weaken is, grounds, to go to church, to market, or the like:

WEAK'SIDE. in which case the gift or grant is particular, and deprive of strength : a weakling, a feeble creature:

J to enfeeble; debilitate; confined to the grantee alone; it dies with the per- weakly is used as an adjective for not healthy; not son; and, if the grantee leaves the country, cannot assign over his right to any other; nor can

strong : the adverb and noun substantive followhe justify taking another person in his company foible; deficiency of any one.

ing correspond with weak : the weak side is the A way may be also by prescription; as if all the

hie is weary and weak handed. 2 Samuel xvii. 2. owners and occupiers of such a farm have imme

Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it morially used to cross another's ground; for this be not done.

Nehemiah vi. 9. immemorial usage supposes an original grant, As the case stands with this present age, full of whereby a right of way thus appurtenant to land tongue and weak of brain, we yield to the stream theremay be clearly created. A right of way may also of.

Hooker. arise by act and operation of law; for, if a man The first which weakened them was their security.

Id. grants me a piece of ground in the middle of his field, he at the same time tacitly and impliedly gives A voice not soft, weak, piping, and womanish; but me a way to come at it; and 'I may cross his land audible, strong, and manlike. for that purpose without trespass. For, when the

Troy in our weakness lives, not in her strength.

Shakspeare. law doth give any thing to one, it giveth impliedly

Thou art no Atlas for so great a weight; whatsoever is necessary for enjoying the same. By

And, weakling, Warwick takes his gift again; the law of the twelve tables at Rome, where a man

And Henry is my king, Warwick his subject. had the right of way over another's land, and the

Being old and weakly, twenty years in prison, i: road was out of repair, he who had the right of was ten to one that ever I should have returned. way might go over any part of the land he pleased ;

Raleigh. which was the established rule in public as well as The motion of gravity worketh weakly, both far from

the earth, and also within the earth.

Bacon. private ways. And the law of England, in both cases, seems to correspond with the Roman. If you will work on any man, you must know his War-Bill (way and bill). A bill or list of nature, and so lead him ; or his weaknesses and disad

I. passengers or parcels sent by the mail coach, or vantages, and so awe him. similar conveyances, from one stage to another.

This murdered prince, though weak he was, WAYGIOU, an island in the eastern seas, sepa- He shewed much martial valour in his place. Daniel.

He was not ill, nor yet so weak, but that rated by Dampier's Strait from New Guinea, to

This high gift of strength committed to me, the south. Perhaps the south coast has not been Under the seal of silence, could not keep, surveyed. On the north-west is a good harbour, But weakly to a woman must reveal it. Milton. called Bony, at the mouth of which is the island She first his weak indulgence will accuse.

Id. Bony. The coast is of considerable elevation,

If weakness may excuse, very unequal and woody, being covered with an What murderer, what traitor, parricide, immense forest reaching to the water's edge. The Incestuous, sacrilegious, but may plead it?

Id. island is throughout mountainous, even at a small All wickedness is weakness. distance from the coast. Vegetables are in great

She seems to be conscious of the weakness of those testimonies.

Tillotson. variety. The natives are of a very suspicious disposition, probably from being trepanned as slaves; to be their wenkside in their last attempts.

Trade has increased their shipping, which they found

Temple. and the chief of a neighbouring island, on board of

Wert thou not weak with hunger, mad with love, one of the French vessels, in 1793, beginning to My hand should force thee.

Dryden. weigh anchor, immediately leapt into the sea, with Was plighted faith so weakly sealed above, great outcries to his people.

That for one error I must lose your love?

Id. VoL, XXII.

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