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  • noun hypercorrect Obsolete form of situation.


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  • As Love sets a keene edge on the dullest spirit, and (by a small advantage) makes a man the more adventurous: so this little time of unseene talke, inspired him with courage, and her with witty advice, by what meanes his accesse might be much neerer to her, and their communication concealed from any discovery, the scituation of the place, and benefit of time duly considered.

    The Decameron 2004

  • Thayer, the Dr. and his Lady, in Conversation, upon the present scituation of publick affairs, with

    John Adams diary 1, 18 November 1755 - 29 August 1756 1961

  • Hee smells; and putteth away much of his judgement about the scituation of his clothes.

    Microcosmography or, a Piece of the World Discovered; in Essays and Characters John Earle

  • I oftentimes repeated with my self the tale of my companion Aristomenus touching the manner of this City, and being mooved by great desire, I viewed the whole scituation thereof, neither was there any thing which

    The Golden Asse Lucius Apuleius

  • Now also haue ye in euery song or ditty concorde by compasse & concorde entertangled and a mixt of both, what that is and how they be vsed shalbe declared in the chapter of proportion by _scituation.

    The Arte of English Poesie George Puttenham

  • The scituation of Sainct IAGO is somewhat strange, in forme like to a triangle, hauing on the East and West sides two Mountaines of Rocke and cliffie, as it were hanging ouer it, vpon the top of which two mountaines was builded certaine fortifications to preserue the towne from any harme that might be offered, as in this Plot is plainly shevved.

    Summarie and true discourse of Sir Frances Drakes West Indian voyage Walter Bigges

  • But stay a little, yonder me thinks I see the Steeple, we shall be there presently; the little trouble and grief you have had, will make the salutations you receive, and the scituation of the place seem so much the pleasanter.

    The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and the Second Part, The Confession of the New Married Couple A. Marsh

  • The king smiled at it, and said very honourably, we like your deuice well, and mean to vse your seruice in the building of a Citie, but we wil chuse out a more commodious scituation: and made him attend in that voyage in which he conquered Asia and Egypt, and there made him chiefe Surueyour of his new Cite of Alexandria.

    The Arte of English Poesie George Puttenham

  • It belongs to one Mr Mellish a Merchant in London, its in all parts a most Compleate thing and its scituation most pleasant.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary 1888

  • The Bowling-green, Wilderness, nor Walke I was not in, being so great a tract of ground, but you see it all at a view on ye top of ye house; it is Esteemed the ffinest house and scituation that is in England and will be very Compleate when ffinish'd.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary 1888


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