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UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY OF KNOWLEDGE.
MISCELLANEOUS AND LEXICOGRAPHICAL.
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
Masler More's Boke.
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.
Udall. Luke, ch. i.
A mischiefe Fame, there is none else so swift ;
That mouing groves, and fitting gathers force :
First small for dred, sone after climes the skies:
Stayeth on earth, and hides her hed in cloudes.
Surrey. The fourth Book of Virgiles Æneis.
This wit Futelli brings a suit of love
From Levidolche, one, however mask'd
In colourable privacy, is fam'd
The Lord Adurni's pensioner, at least.
Ford. The Lady's Trial, act i. sc. 3.
Man. Why, art thou fam'd for any
Max. l'me e'en heartily glad on't, I have been with thee e're
since thou cam'st to th' wars, and this is the first word that ever I
heard, prethee who fames thee.
Beaumont and Fletcher. King and No King, act i. sc. 1.
D. Zan. Madam, 'tis truc, that absent at Madrid,
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.
Digby. Elvira, act v.
Fr. fame; It. and Sp. fama; Or. There have lendere nare ut, hele lang in my
#ston all, and has been
their ow howwe, la ple mure how im unus **, ** se odwied
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
R. Gloucester, p. 48
The in certaine and count to tell
pilliak reader of this in the wes
Piers Plushman.' Vision, p. 49, 1 deepe verden, sollte ein
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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Chaun. The Mayflawa Tale, 4911.
IL Cataan Balades,
Lage. The sun Tida, para
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
To the great Scipio, with fan'd event;
Objectious makes, but after makes replies,
And adds that dreams are often prophesies.
Dryden. The Cock and the Fox.
In such base sentence if thou couch thy fear,
Speak it in whispers, least a Greek should hear.
Lives there a man so dead to fame, who dares
To think such meanness, or the thought declares.
Pope. Homer. Iliad, book xxiv.
of Corinna, if you please; I mean not the lady with whom Ovid was
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.
Fame is a blessing only in relation to the qualities, and the persons
that give it, since otherwise the tormented prince of Devils himself
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
folly can confer it.
Boyle. On the Style of the Holy Scriptures.
It may be fit that I should set out with reminding you, that the
great Earl of Chatham began and established the fame and glory of
his life upon the very cause which my unfortunate clients were en-
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.
FAMI'LIAR, n. Fr. famille, familier; It. fa- She [Fortune) vseth ful flattering familiaritie with hem that she
Chaucer. The second Booke of Boecius, fol. 215.
O perilous fire, that in the bedstraw bredeth:
O famuler fo, that his service bedeth !
Id. The Marchantes Tale, v. 9658.
from opos, and in, a crowd, a
I Nebucadnezar) happye and prosperous in my familie) and ryche
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
gouernour of the Romane Prouince in Gallia, his familiar friend
Arthur Goldyng. Cæsar. Commentaries, fol. 15.
He saide to her in sport that ye Gods gaue him good aduice: and
thereupon called back his familiars, and sat drynking till it was two
Brende. Quintus Curtius, book viii. fol. 227.
This grudge was perceiued, by their mutuall frendes, whiche by
charytable exhortacion and godly aduertisement, exhorted theim to
renewe their old loue and famylyarytye, and to mete and enteruieu,
in some place decent and conuenieni.
Hall. Henry VI. The twelfth Yere.
But ye that knowe me nerer & more familiarly, who doe ye saie
y? I am ? There Peter being more ardēt and fyerie then the residue,
made answer in ye name of them al: we know the to be Messias,
Udall. Luke, ch. ix.
Are not so poor, but, would they sell their land,
Could levy men enough to anger you.
Marlow. Edward II.