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Panim, P. I., i. 765. P. R. iii. 343. pagan, infidel

Panoply, P.L. vi. 527. armour from head to foot; from the Greek a-etwrxia, armour at all points

Panfy, P. L. ix. 1040. a kind of violet

To paragon, P. L. x. 426. to compare, to be equal to, like to; of ,rotpai juxta, and ay ay certamen; an exact idea or likenefs of a thing, able to conteft with the original

Paranymph, S. A. 1020. a brideman, one who leads the bride to her marriage

Pard, P. L. iv. 344. the leopard, a fpotted bead of prey

Parle, P. L. vi. 296. conversation, talk

Parly, P. talk, conference

To peer, P. to come juft in fight

Peerlefs, unequalled, having no peer

Peccant, P. L. xi. 70. guilty, criminal

Fen, P. L. vii. 421. a feather; frompenna

Penance, P. L. ii. 92. punifhment, Tuffered as an expreffion of repentance for fin

Pennon, P. L. ii. 933. vulgarly Spelt pinion, a wing; from penna

Pernicious, P. L, vi. 520. quick, Speedy; from the Latin pernix

Petrific, P. L. x. 294. having the power to change to Stone

PhjlaBcry, P. a bandage on which was infcribed Come

memorable fentence Pied, P. variegated, particoloured Pilafter, P. L. i. 713. a pillar jutting out of the wall Platan, P. L. iv. 478. the plane-tree, fo named from

the breadth of its leaves. nxa7u;, Gr. broad Plate, P. L. vi. 368. broad folid armour Pledge, P. a child; as children were firriply called by

the Latins pighora, pledges Pleiades, P. L. viii. 374. a northern conflcllation To plight, P. to plait, to braid, to weave Plurality, P. more cures of fouls than one To poife, P. L. ii. 905. to give weight or balance to;

to hold or place in equipondcrancc Ponent, P. L. X. 704. fctting weftern Pontifical, P. h. X. 313. bridge building Poniificc, P. L. x. 348. bridge-work, edifice of a bridge Porcupine, S. A. 1138. a hedgehog, a creature wholly

covered with quills To port, P. L. iv. 980. to carry in form. Ported/pears,

fpears borne pointed towards Satan Portcullis, P. L. ii. 874. a fort of machine like a harrow, hung over the gates of a city, to be let down

to keep out an enemy To prank, P. to drefs, to decorate; to drefs, or adjuft

to plantation

Predicament, P. a clafs or arrangement of beings or Jubilances ranked according to their natures

To pretend, P. L. x. 872. to hold or place before; W hold out as a delufive appearance; to exhibit as a cover of fomething hidden; from the Latin prttendere '..'-.'

Pride, P. L. iv. 40. a kind of excefllve and vicious felfefteem, that raifes men in their own opinions above what is juft and right. See Ambition

Probofch, P'.L. iv. 347. the l'nout or trunk of an elephant '

ProcinB, P. L. vi. 19. complete preparation, preparation brought to the point of aclion. In procinH, ready girded; in allufion to the Ancients, who juft before the battle ufed to gird their garments clofe to them, which on other occaGons they wore very loofe .-•. .'

Proof, P. L. v. 384. for armour '- -

Provlfion, P. L. ix. 623. what is provided for men, accumulation of ftores beforehand, ftock collefted. It ufually fignifies what men have provided

To prowl, P.L. iv. 183. to prey, to plunder

Ptinfttial, P. L. viii. 23. comprifed or confifting in a point, no bigger than a point

Puny, P.L. ii. 367. weak, little, born fince, created long after; from the French puis nt

To pttrfte, P. to decorate with a wrought or flowered border, to embroider. Purfied, flourifhed, or wrought upon with a needle

Purlieu, P.L. iv. 404. border, inclofure

To purloin, P. to fteal, to take by theft

To purvey, P.L. ix. 1021. to procure provifions


Quaint, P. L. viii. 78. fubtily excogitated, fine fpun Quality, P. nature relatively confidcred; or property,

accident Quantity, P. that property of any thing which may

be incrcafed or diminiflied Quaternion, P. L. v. 181. a fourfold mixture and combination Quinlejfence, an extraft from any thing, containing

all its virtues in a fmall quantity Quip, P. a fharp jeft, a taunt, a farcafm

R Rathe, P. early, coming before the time Realty, P. L. vi. 115. loyalty. A word peculiar to

Milton Rebec, P. a three-ftringed fiddle RebelCd, P. L. vi. 737. for thofe who have rebelled,

rebellious To red, to care, to heed, to mind, to make account

of, to rate at much

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To record, P. L. vii. 338. to celebrate, to caufe to b«'

remembered Recreant, P. R. iii. 138. apoftate, falfe To reek, P. L.viii. 256. to fteam, to fmoke, to emit

vapour; from the Saxon rec, fmoke Reign, P. L. i. 543. kingdom ; ufed like regnum Relation, P. manner of belonging to any perfon or

thing -• • • . Religion, P..L. i. 372. religious rites; or a fyftem of

worfhip oppofite to others RehSant, P. jL. vi. 58. unwilling, afting with repugnance To remark, S. A. 1309. to diftinguifh, to point out,

to mark To repeal, P. L. vii. 59. to abrogate, to revoke. In

the fame fenfe as the law is faid to be repealed when

an end is put to all the force and effeft of it; fa,

when doubts are at an end, they may be faid to be

repealed Reprohate, P. L. i. 697. loft to virtue, loft to grace,

abandoned ,- •

Reptile, P. L. vii. 388. an animal that creeps upon

many feet , ,;

To retain, P. L. ix. 601. to confine :s.:.

Rheum, P. L. xi. 488. a thin watery matter oozing

through the glands, chiefly about the mouth

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