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1) Pyr'amus. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The lover of Thisbe. Supposing Thisbe to be torn to pieces by a lion, he stabbed himself, and Thisbe, finding the dead body, stabbed herself also. Both fell dead...

2) Behe'moth (Hebrew). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The hippopot amus; once thought to be the rhinoceros. (See Job xl. 15.) 1 "Behold! in plaited mail,Behe moth rears his head."Thomson: Summer, 709, 710. The word is...

3) Orange-tawny. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Bottom the weaver asked Quince what coloured beard he was to wear for the character of Pyr amus: "I will discharge it in either your straw-coloured beard, your orange-tawny...

4) 428. Song-Phillis the Queen o' the fair. Burns, Robert. 1909-14. Poems and Songs. The Harvard Classics
...can compare, Whaever has met wi my Phillis, Has met wi the queen o the fair. The daisy amus d my fond fancy, So artless, so simple, so wild; 10 Thou emblem, said...

5) 299. Sketch-New Year's Day, 1790. 1790. Burns, Robert. 1909-14. Poems and Songs. The Harvard Classics
...all we rest on! Rest on—for what? what do we here? Or why regard the passing year? Will Time, amus d with proverb d lore, 25 Add to our date one minute more? A few...

6) Act I. Scene III. Jonson, Ben. 1909-14. The Alchemist. The Harvard Classics
...looks for him another way. FACE. Slid, doctor, how canst thou know this so soon? I am amus d 10 at that. SUB. By a rule, captain, 56 In metoposcopy, 11 which I do...

7) 21. Notes (Such as They Are) Founded on Elias Hicks. November Boughs. Whitman, Walt. 1892. Prose Works
...of divine grace in my heart, I now began to feel that the manner in which I sometimes amus d myself with my gun was not without sin; for although I mostly preferr...

8) Paras. 1-50. Franklin, Benjamin. 1909-14. His Autobiography. The Harvard Classics
...thro the streets to the customers. 27 He had some ingenious men among his friends, who amus d themselves by writing little pieces for this paper, which gain d it...

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