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ENCYCLOPÆDIA METROPOLITANA;

OR,

UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY OF KNOWLEDGE.

Fourth Division.

MISCELLANEOUS AND LEXICOGRAPHICAL.

FAME.

FAME. FAME, v.

Fr. fame; It. and Sp. fama; Gr. There haue been diuers sonnes of Rome, whiche beyng in straunge FAME, n. onun, from onui, dico, loquor, I say, countreies, haue doen great profite to the cömon welth, and no lesse FA'MELESS, I speak.

famed throughout the worlde, which after thei were retourned to

their own houses, haue spilt more bloud in innocents, than thei had FA'mous, To speak or talk of, to report, to

done before of the Barbariens.

Golden Boke, ch. xiij. FAMOUSED, record, to rumour, to celebrate, to

I answere that Master Wyclife was noted whyle he was lyuynge, FA'MOUSLY, renown; to confer or bestow, re

to be a man not onely of moste famous doctryne, but also of a very FA'MOUSNESS. nown or celebrity.

syncere lyfe and conuersacio.

# Boke made by John Fryth, p. 19. An Answer to the Preface of
Þe kyng hadde eke a broßer, Nenny was hys name,

Masler More's Boke.
Strong knygt and hardi, and mon of gret fame.

R. Gloucester, p. 48.

This is certaine and cannot be denied, but that he being the

publick reader of diuinitie in the uniuersitie of Oxford was for the Ac pow hast famede me foule. by fore þe kynge here. rude time wherein he lived, famously reputed for a great clearke,' Piers Plouhman.' Vision, p. 49. a deepe schooleman, and no less expert in all kind of philosophy.

Fox. Martyrs, fol. 390. John Wickliffe his History, And his fame wente into al Syrie, and thei broughten to him alle that weren at mal ese.

Wiclif. Matthew, ch. iv. Unto this hea uenly matter there was specially deputed a tendre

young virgin, not set forth to the world with aboundaunce of riches And his fame spred abrode thorow out al Siria. And they brought or possessions, not by famousness of name, not portlynesse of fyfe, vnto hym al sycke people that were taken with diverse diseases. ne with the other thynges whiche this world vseth to haue in highe

Bible, Anno 1551,

regarde, but endewed with excellent vertues of the minde, the whiche The fame anon thurghout the toun is born,

doe make a man acceptable in the sight of God.
How Alla King shal come on pilgrimage,

Udall. Luke, ch. i.
By herbergeours that wenten him beforn.

A mischiefe Fame, there is none else so swift ;
Chaucer. The Man of Lawes Tale, v. 5417.

That mouing groves, and fitting gathers force :

First small for dred, sone after climes the skies:
Or of Cesar the famous high renoun.

Stayeth on earth, and hides her hed in cloudes.
Id. Certaine Balacles, fol. 338.

Surrey. The fourth Book of Virgiles Æneis.
There came also, the King Gilmichenes,

This wit Futelli brings a suit of love
As I find, ful famous of renoun.

From Levidolche, one, however mask'd
Lidgate. The Story of Thebes, part iii. fol. 383.

In colourable privacy, is fam'd
So that the name,

The Lord Adurni's pensioner, at least.
And of wisedome the high fame,

Ford. The Lady's Trial, act i. sc. 3.
Towarde himselfe he wolde wynne.

Man. Why, art thou fam'd for any

valour?
Gower. Conf. Am, book i. fol. 25. Bes. Fam'd! I, I warrant you.

Max. l'me e'en heartily glad on't, I have been with thee e're
There was a clerke one Lucius

since thou cam'st to th' wars, and this is the first word that ever I
A courtier, a famous man,

heard, prethee who fames thee.
Of euery witte some what he can.

Beaumont and Fletcher. King and No King, act i. sc. 1.
Id. Ib. book v. fol. 123.

D. Zan. Madam, 'tis truc, that absent at Madrid,
But bycause that Samuel shulde be famed abroad to haue bene

The custom of the Court, and vanity, promysed and bocne by myracle, he was receyued of Heli the hygh

Embark'd me lightly in a gallantry, preste, and offered as á peculyar gyíte to God, to be more dyly

With the most fam'd of beauties there, Elvira.
gently loked to.
Bale. Apology, p. 69.

Digby. Elvira, act v.
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FAME. FAME,

Fr. fame; It. and Sp. fama; Or. There have lendere nare ut, hele lang in my
FAME, n. pņun, from popi, dico, loquor, I say, countries, home.

#ston all, and has been
FA'MELESS, I speak.
FAMOUS,
To speak or talk of, to report, to

their ow howwe, la ple mure how im unus **, ** se odwied
done before of the medenleme

bitan hiba, po FA'MOUSED, record, to rumour, to celebrate, to

I anawore that Maclar Well wie we were plan ham FA'MOUSLY, renown; to confer or bestow, re.

to be in mnu not only wf wwela www day, y FAMOUSNESS. ) nown or celebrity.

wyneere lyle #umemmin. be kyng hadde eke a broßer, Nenny was hys name,

A Dohe te bluhet my, 19, An Anmum u, the procesoru

Motor MurwHuho,
Strong knygt and hardi, and mon of gret famo.

R. Gloucester, p. 48

The in certaine and count to tell

pilliak reader of this in the wes
Ac þow hast famede me foule, by fore be kynge here, Yuda Ume wherein Weitud font

Piers Plushman.' Vision, p. 49, 1 deepe verden, sollte ein
And his fame wente into al Syrie, and the broughten to him sila

Wow Marlyne, o that weren at mal ese.

Widis. Matthew, ch. W.

Unto the bestiller

young virgin, with wel toe And his fame spred abrode thorow out a Sira. And they bought pinnat, A vato bys al syeke people that were taken with diverse lubas

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The fene amon thargtout the town is born,

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How Alla Sing shall come on pilgrimage,
By Teebergesues that westen him belon

Chaun. The Mayflawa Tale, 4911.
Or of Cear fae fonos higis restos

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FAME,

Julius Cæsar took Pompey unprovided, and laid asleep his industry Bernard Gilpin, fum'd in the Norih for his zeal in religion, and PAME.

and preparations, by a fame that he cunningly gave out, how his care of his flock, was sent for up to court, to preach before the FAMILIAR Cæsar's own soldiers loved him not; and being wearied with the King.

Strype. Memorials. Anno 1552. FAMILIAR wars, and laden with the spoils of Gaul, would forsake him as soon

Macrobius too relates the vision sent
as he came into Italy.

To the great Scipio, with fan'd event;
Bacon, Fragment of an Essay on Fame.

Objectious makes, but after makes replies,
Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise

And adds that dreams are often prophesies.
(That last infirmity of noble mind)

Dryden. The Cock and the Fox.
To scorn delights, and live laborious days;

In such base sentence if thou couch thy fear,
But the fair guerdon when we hope to find,

Speak it in whispers, least a Greek should hear.
And think to burst out into sudden blaze,

Lives there a man so dead to fame, who dares
Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears,

To think such meanness, or the thought declares.
And slits the thin-spun lise.

Pope. Homer. Iliad, book xxiv.
Milton. Lycidas. Since you do me the favour to desire a name from me, take that
PETILL. That man that loves not this day,

of Corinna, if you please; I mean not the lady with whom Ovid was
And hugs not in his arms the noble danger,

in love, but the famous Theban Poetess, who overcame Pindar five May he dye fameless and forgot.

times, as historians tell us. Beaumont and Fletcher. Bonduca, act iii. sc. 2.

Dryden. Letter 38. vol. i. part ii.

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98.

Fame is a blessing only in relation to the qualities, and the persons
Arabia may be happy in the death

that give it, since otherwise the tormented prince of Devils himself
Of her reviving phenix: in the breath

were as happy as he is miserable ; and famousness unattended with Of cool Favonius, famous be the grove

endearing causes is a quality so undesirable, that even infamy and
Of Tempe: while we in each other's love.

folly can confer it.
For that let us be fam'd.
Habington. Castara, part ii.

Boyle. On the Style of the Holy Scriptures.

It may be fit that I should set out with reminding you, that the
She that with silver springs for ever fills

great Earl of Chatham began and established the fame and glory of
The shady groves, sweet meddowes, and the hills,
From whose continuall store such pooles are fed,

his life upon the very cause which my unfortunate clients were en-
As in the land for seas are famoused.

gaged in, and that he left it as an inheritance to the present minister Brown. The Inner Temple Masque.

of the crown, as the foundation his fame and glory after him;

and his fame and glory were accordingly raised upon it. Marvellous piece of divinity! and well worth that the land should

Erskine. Speeches, vol. iii. p. 395. pay six thousand pounds a year for, in a bishoprick; although I read He [Du Fresnoy) had read his poem to the best painters in all of no sophister among the Greeks that was so dear, neither Hippias places through which he passed, and particularly to Albano and nor Protagoras, nor any whom the Socratic school famously refuted Guercino, then at Bologna ; and he cousulted several men famous without hire.

for their skill in polite literature. Milton. The Reason of Church Government, book i. ch. v.

Mason. The Life of Monsieur Du Fresnoy.

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FAMI'LIAR, n. Fr. famille, familier; It. fa- She [Fortune) vseth ful flattering familiaritie with hem that she
FAMILIAR, adj. miglia, famigliare; Sp. familia, enforceth to beguile.

Chaucer. The second Booke of Boecius, fol. 215.
FAMI'LIARITY, familiar ; Lat. familiaris, from
Familia'rize, familia; Gr. ομιλία, from όμι-

O perilous fire, that in the bedstraw bredeth:
FAMILIARLY, Aos, an assembly, a gathering;

O famuler fo, that his service bedeth !

Id. The Marchantes Tale, v. 9658.
FA'MIY,

from opos, and in, a crowd, a
FA'milism, multitude.

I Nebucadnezar) happye and prosperous in my familie) and ryche
FA'MILIST.
Many assembled, gathered or

in my palace) did see a dreame so feresull) that my thoughtes in my

bedde troubled my bead greuously. collected together; under the same household, of the

Joye. Exposicion of Daniel, ch. iv. same kin or kind, or lineage. Familiar, domestic,

He called Diuitiacus vnto him, and remouinge his accustomed in(in which sense it is particularly applied to a titular

terpreters, commoned with him by Caius Valerius Troacillus, chiefe
Officer of the Inquisition,) living together, as of one

gouernour of the Romane Prouince in Gallia, his familiar friend
family; and thus, well known to, or acquainted with, whom he chiefly trusted vnto in al thinges.
each other; free from, or without restraint or cere-

Arthur Goldyng. Cæsar. Commentaries, fol. 15.
mony; free, unceremonious, unrestrained; common,

He saide to her in sport that ye Gods gaue him good aduice: and
frequent.

thereupon called back his familiars, and sat drynking till it was two
Familiar, noun, is applied to a supposed Demon or houres after day light.
Spirit, who serves as a familiar or domestic attendant,

Brende. Quintus Curtius, book viii. fol. 227.

This grudge was perceiued, by their mutuall frendes, whiche by
Ful wel beloved, and familiar was he

charytable exhortacion and godly aduertisement, exhorted theim to
With frankeleins over al in his countree.
Chaucer. The Prologue, v. 216.

renewe their old loue and famylyarytye, and to mete and enteruieu,

in some place decent and conuenieni.
This yonge monk, that was so faire of face,

Hall. Henry VI. The twelfth Yere.
Acquainted was so with this goode man,
Sithen that hire firste knowlege began,

But ye that knowe me nerer & more familiarly, who doe ye saie
That in his hous as familiar was he,

y? I am ? There Peter being more ardēt and fyerie then the residue,
As it possible is any frend to be.

made answer in ye name of them al: we know the to be Messias,
İd. The Shipmannes Tale, v. 12961.
whom God hath enoincted with al heauenly giftes of grace.

Udall. Luke, ch. ix.
Lo in aduersity, thilke been his foes that glosed and seemed
frendes in wealth ; thus arne his familiars his foes & his enemies: Mor. Jun. My lord, the family of the Mortimores
and nothing is werse ne more naughty for to annoy, than is a familiar

Are not so poor, but, would they sell their land,
enemy.

Could levy men enough to anger you.
Id. The second Booke of the Testament of Loue, fol. 301.

Marlow. Edward II.

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