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The apostle's advice, to be angry and sin not, distinct knowledge of what is meant by imagi* was a contradiction in their philosophy. South. nation, in contradistinction to some other powers. If truth be once perceived, we do thereby

Glanville's Stepsis. also perceive whatsoever is false in contradiction That there are such things as sins of infirmity, to it.

Grew's Cosmologia.

in contradistinction to those of presumption, is a truth not to be questioned.

Soutb. 4. Contrariety, in thought or effect.

All contradictions grow in those minds, which To CONTRADISTINGUISH. neither absolutely climb the rock of virtue, nor [from contra and distinguish) To disfreely sink into the sea of vanity. Sidney.

tinguish not simply by differential but Laws human must be made without contra

by opposite qualities. diction unto any positive law in scripture. Hooker,

The primary ideas we have peculiar to body, CONTRADI'CTious. adj. '[from contra as coniradistinguisbed to spirit, are the cohesion dict.)

of solid, and consequently separable parts, and 1. Filled with contradictions; inconsistent.

a power of communicating motion by impulse. The rules of decency, of government, of justice itselt, are so different in one place from what

These are our complex ideas of soul and body, as contradistinguished.

Lake. they are in another, so party-coloured and contradictious, that one would think the species of CONTRAFI'SSURE. 1. s. [from contra and

men altered according to their climates. Collier. fissure.) 2. Inclined to contradict; given to cavil. Contusions, when great, do usually produce a

fissure or crack of the scull: either in the same 3. Opposite to; inconsistent with. Where the act is unmanly, and the expecta

part where the blow was inflicted, and then it is

called tissure; or in the contrary part, in white tion immoral, or contradictions to the attributes of God, our hopes we ought never to entertain.

case it obtains the name of contrafissure. Wisza. Collier.


and indico, Lat.] To point out some

peculiar or incidental symptom or me. tradictious.]

thod of cure, contrary to what the ge. 1. Inconsistency; contrariety to itself.

neral tenour of the malady requires. This opinion was, for its absurdity and contra.

Vomits have their use in this maledy; but the dictiousness, unworthy of the refined spirit of Plato.


age and sex of the patient, or other urgent of

contraindicating symptoms, must be observed. 2. Disposition to cavil; disputatious tem

Harvey ca Cansumpticas. per.

CONTRAINDICA'TION. 1.5. i from ccaCONTRADICTORILY. adv. [from con

traindicate.] An indication or symptradictory. ] Inconsistently with himself; tom, which forbids that to be done oppositely to others.

which the main scope of a disease points Such as have discoursed hereon, have so di out at first.

Puirs. . versely, contrarily, or contradictorily, delivered I endeavour to give the most simple idea of the themselves, that no affirmative from thence can distemper, and the proper diet; abstracting from be reasonably deduced.

Broton. the complications of the first, or the contrainde CONTRADI'CTORINESS. n. s. [from con

cations to the second. drbutbrot au dim.

CONTRAMU'R E. 1 s. (contremur, fr.] · tradictory.) Opposition in the highest degree.


In fortification, is an out-wall built CONTRADICTory. adj. [contradictorius,

about the main wall of a city, Chamb. Latin.)

CONTRANT'TENCY. !. s. (from contra 1. Opposite to; inconsistent with.

and nitens, Lat.) Reaction; a resistency 'The Jews hold, that in case two rabbies should

against pressure. happen to contradict one another, they were yer

CONTRAPOSITION, 1. s. [from contra bound to believe the contradictory assertions of and position.] A placing over against. both.

South's Sermons. CONTRAREGULARITY. n. s. [from ros: The schemes of those gentlemen are most ab

tra and regularity.] Contrariety to ruk surd, and contradictory to common sense. Addis.

It is not only its not promoting, but its 2. [In logick.] That which is in the

posing, or at least its natural aptness to gros", fullest opposition, where both the terins the greatest aod best of ends; so that it is 104 of one proposition are opposite to those properly an irregularity, as a ceatrarigakario, of another.

CONTRA'RIANT. adj. [contrariont, from CONTRADICTORY. ^.s. A proposition

contrarier, French.] Inconsistent ; conwhich opposes another in all its terms;

tradictory: a term of law. contrariety; inconsistency.

The very depositions of witnesses theoisetas It is common with princes to will contradicto

being false, various, contrariari, single, iraundi ries; for it is the solecism of power to think to dent. command the end, and yet not to endure the CONTRARIES. n. s. [from contrars.] la

Ayliffe's Parerge,
To ascribe unto him a power of election, not

logick, propositions which destroy each to chuse this or that indifferently, is to make the other, but of which the falschoed of same thing to be determined to one, and to be one does not establish the truth of the not determined to one, which are contradictories, other.

Brambali's Answer to Hobbes. If two universals differ in quality, they are CONTRADISTI'NCTION. n. sa [from con contraries; as, every sine is a true, ne old

tradistinguish.] Distinction by opposite tree. These can never be both true together, qualities.

but they inay be both false. Wat Lyst We must trace the soul in the ways of intel- CONTRARI'ET Y. 7, s. (from contraratdi, lectual actions; whereby we may come the Latin.)

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1. Repugnance ; opposition.

Sleep, after our short light,
The will about one and the same thing may,

One everlasting night.

Raleigh. in contrary respects, have contrary inclinations, CONTRARY. adj. [contrarius, Latin] and that without contrariety.

Hooker. 1. Opposite; contradictory; not simply He which will perfectly recover a sick, and different, or not alike, but repugnant, restore a diseased, body unto health, must not endeavour so much to bring it to a state of sim

so that one destroys or obstructs the

other. ple contrariety, as of fit proportion in contrariety, unto those evils which are to be cured. Hooker. Perhaps some thing, repugnant to her kind, Making a contrariety the place of my memo

By strong antipathy the soul may kill; ry, in her foulness I beheld Pamela's fairness;

But what can be contrary to the mind,

Which holds all contraries in concord still? still looking on Mopsa, but thinking on Pamela.

Davies, It principally failed by late setting out, and by

2. Inconsistent; disagreeing. some contrariety of weather at sea. Wotton.

He that believes it, and yet lives contrary to it, Their religion had more than negative contra

knows that he hath no reason for what he does. riety to virtue. Decay of Piety.

Tillotson, T'here is a contrariety between those things The various and contrary choices that men that conscience inclines to, and those that enter make in the world, do not argue that they do tain the senses.

Soutb. not all pursue good; but that the same thing is These two interests, it is to be feared, cannot not good to every man alike.

Locke. be divided; but they will also prove opposite, 3. Adverse ; in an opposite direction. and, not resting in a bare diversity, quickly rise The ship was in the midst of the sea, tossed into a contrariety.

South. with the waves; for the wind was contrary. There is nothing more common than contra

Mettbew. riety of opinions; nothing more obvious than CO'NTRARY. n. s.

s. [from the adjective.] that one man wholly disbelieves what another

I. A thing of opposite qualities. only doubts of, and a third stedfastly believes

No contraries hold more antipathy, and firmly adheres to.


Than I and such a knave. Sbakspeart. 2. Inconsistency; quality or position de

He sung structive of its opposite.

Why contraries feed thunder in the cloud. He will be here, and yet he is not here;

Cowley's Davideis. How can these contrarieties agree? Sbakspeare. Honour should be concern'd in honour's cause; CONTRARILY. adv. (from contrary.]

That is not to be cur'd by contraries,

As bodies are, whose health is often drawn 1. In a manner contrary.

From rankest poisons. Southern's Oroonoko. Many of them conspire to one and the same

2. A proposition contrary to some other ; action, and all this contrarily to the laws of specitick gravity, in whatever posture the body be

a fact contrary to the allegation. formed.

Ray on the Creation. The instances brought by our author are but 2. Different ways; in different directions. slender proofs of a right to civil power and do

minion in the first-born, and do rather shew the Though all men desire happiness, yet their wills carry them so contrarily, and consequently


Locke. some of them do what is evil.


. 3. On the CONTRARY. In opposition ; CONTRA'RINESS. n. s. [from contrary.] on the other side. Contrariety; opposition. Dict.

He pleaded still not guilty ; CONTRA'Rious. adj. (from contrary.) Op

The king's attorney, on the contrary,

Urg'd on examinations, proofs, confessions, posite ; repugnant one to the other.

Of diverse witnesses.
God of our fathers, what is man!

Sbaksp. Henry VIII.

If justice stood on the side of the single perThat thou towards him, with hand so various,

son, it ought to give good men pleasure to see Or might I say contrarious,

that right should take place; but when, on the Temper'st thy providence through his short course?


contrary, the commonweal of a whole nation is

overborn by private interest, what good man but CONTRA'RIOUSLY. adv. [from contrari

must lament?

Swift. ous.] Oppositely; contrarily.

4. To the CONTRARY. To a contrary Many things, having full reference Toone consent, may work contrariously. Sheks. purpose; to an opposite intent.

They did it, not for want of instruction to the CONTRA'RIWISE. adv. [contrary and


Stillingflect: quise.]

To CO'NTRARY. v. a. [contrarier, Fr.] 1. Conversely:

To oppose ; to thwart; to contradict. Divers medicines in greater quantity move

When I came to court, I was advised not to stool, and in smaller urine; and so, contrariwise,

contrary the king.

Latimer. some in greater quantity move urine, and in

Finding in him the force of it, he would no smaller stool.

Bacon's Nat. Hist.

further contrary it, but employ all his service to Every thing that acts upon the fluids, must

medicine it.

Sidney: at the same time act upon the solids, and contra

Arbuthnot on Aliments. CONTRAST. n. s. [contraste, French. riwise.

Opposition and dissimilitude of figures, 2. Oppositely.

The matter of faith is constant; the matter, by which one contributes to the visibi. contrariwise, of actions, daily changeable. lity or effect of another.

Hooker. TO CONTRA'ST. v. a. (from the noun.] This request was never before made by any

1. To place in opposition, so that one other lords; but, contrariwise, they were hum

figure shows another to advantage. ble suitors to have the benefit and protection of

Davies en Ireland,

2. To show another figure to advantage The sun may set and rises

by its colour or situation.

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Of sorrow unfcigu'd, and humiliation meek.

through faith in Christ, our repentance is cutid

side, that is, with their faces and bodies all moting any purpose in concurrence turned the same way: but inust contrast each other by their several positions.

with other motives.

Dryden. CONTRAVALLATION.n. s. [from contra

As the value of the promises renders thes

most proper incentives to virtue, so the manner and vallo, Latin.) The fortification of proposing we shall find also highly contributive thrown up by the besiegers, round a

to the same end.

Decay of Piety, city, to hinder the sallies of the garri CONTRIBUTOR. 11. s. [from contribute.

One that bears a part in some common When the late czar of Muscovy first acquainted design; one that helps forward, or exhimself with mathematical learning, he practised erts his endeavours to some end, in conall the rules of circumvallation and contravallation at the siege of a town in Livonia.

junction with others.

Watts. TO CONTRAVE'NE. v. a. [contra and

I promis'd we would be contributors;

And bear his charge of wooing, whatsoe'er. venio, Lat.) To oppose; to obstruct;

Slakspeares to baffle.

A grand contributor to our dissentions is pas
CONTRAVE’NER. n. s. [from contravene.


Decay of Piety
He who opposes another.

Art thou a true lover of thy country? zealous CONTRAVENTION. 1. s. (French.] Òp

for its religious and civil liberties, and a chear

ful contribulor to all those public expences which position.

have been thought necessary to secure them? If chuistianity did not lend its name to stand

Atterton, in the gap, and to employ or divert these hu. The whole people were witnesses to the build

. mours, they must of necessity be spent


ing of the ark and tabernacle; they were all traventions to the laws of the land. Swift. contributors to it.

CONTRAYE'RVA. n. so (contra, against, CONTRIBUTORY. adj. (frum contribute ]

and yarva, a name by which the Spani Promoting the same end; bringing as.
ards call black hellebore; and, perhaps, sistance to some joint design, or increase
sometimes poison in general.) A spe to some common stock.
cies of birthwort growing in Jamaica, T. CONTRI'STATE. v. a. [contristea
wliere it is much used as an alexiphar Latin.) To sadden; to make sorrow

Miller. ful; to make melancholy. Not used.
CONTRECTA’TION, 1. s. [contrectatio, Blackness and darkness are but privatives, and
Lat.) A touching or handling. Dict. therefore have little or no activity: somewhat

Bares, CONTRI'BUTARY. adj. (from con and they do contristate, but very little.

tributary.]. Paying tribute to the same CONTRISTA'TION. 11.s. [from contristate sovereign.

The act of making sad; the state of Thus we are engaged in the objects of geo being made sid; sorrow; heaviness of metry and arithmetick; yea, the whole mathematicks must be contributary, and to them all

heart; sadness; sorrowfulness; gloomi. nature pays a subsidy. Glanville's Scepsis.

ness; grief; moan; mournfulness;

trouble; discontent ; melancholy. Not TO CONTRIBUTE.

[contribuo, used. Latin ] To give to some common

Incense and nidorous smells, such as were of stock; to advance toward some com

sacrifices, were thought to intoxicate the brain, mon design.

and to dispose men to devotion; which they England contributes much more than any other

may do by a kind of sadness and contristatica i of the allies.

Addison on the War.

the spirits, ar.d partly also by heating and exulio His master contributed a great suin of money

ing them. to the Jesuits church, which is not yet guite CONTRI'TE. adj. [contritus, Latin] .

Addison on Italy.

1. Bruised; much worn. TO CONTRI'BUTE. V. n. To bear a part;

2. Worn with sorrow; harassed with the to have a share in any act or effect.

sense of guilt ; penitent. In the bouko Whatever praises may be given to works of

of divines, contrite is sorrowful for ning judgment, there is not even a single beauty in

from the love of God and desire of them to which the invention must not contribute.

Popo's Essay on Homer. CONTRIBU'TION. 11.s. (from contribute. )

for sin,

from the fear of punishment. 1. The act of promoting some design in

I Richard's body have interred now;

And on it have bestow'd more coatrite teari, conjunction with other persons.

Than frona it issued forced drops of blood. 2. That which is given by several hands for some common purpose.

With tears It hath plead them of Macedonia to make

Wa'ring the ground, and with our sighs the air a certain contribution for the poor saints. Rom.

Frequencing, sent from hearts contrite, in sign
Parents owe their children not only material
subsistence for their body, but much more spi-
ritual contributions for their mind. Digby.

The contrite sinner is restored to pardon, and
Beggars are now maintained by voluntary con-

of Mortality

to salvation, an army lying in a country:

Contrition; repentance.
The people 'civixt Philippi and this ground

CONTRITION. 1. so [from contrite.]
Do stand but in a forc'd affection ;
For they have grudg'd us contribution, Shaks.
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by being very elaborately and finely ground; CONTRI'ver, n. s. [from contrive.] Ar where I see not what can be justly pretended for inventer; one that plans a design ; a those changes, besides the breaking of their parts

schemer. into less parts by that contrition. Newton's Opt.

1, the mistress of your charms, 2. Penitence; sorrow for sin : in the strict

The close contriver of all harms, sense, the sorrow which arises from the Was never call’d to bear my part. Shakspearr. desire to please God; distinguished from Epeus, who the fraud's contriver was. Donbam. attrition, or imperfect repentance pro

Plain loyalty, not built on hope,
duced by dread of hell.

I leave to your contrivir, Pope :
What is sorrow and contrition for sin ? A being

None loves his king and country better,

Yet none was ever less their debtor. grieved with the conscience of sin, not only that

Savift: we have thereby incurred such danger, but also

Scenes of blood and desolation, I had painted

as the common effects of those destructive mathat we have so unkindly

grieved and provoked so good a God. Hammond's Practical Catechism.

chines; whereof, he said, some evil genius, ene

my to mankind, must have been the first cona Fruits of more pleasing savour, from thy seed

triver. Sown with contrition in his heart, than those

Swift's Gulliver's Travelse
Which, his own hand manuring, all the trees CONTROʻL. n. s. [controle, that is, contre
Oi Paradise could have producd. Milton,

role, French.]
Your fasting, contrition, and mortification),
when the church and state appoints, and that es-

1. A register or account kept by another pecially in times of greater riot and luxury.

officer, that each may be examined by Sprett's Sermons.

the other.
My future days shall be one whole contrition; 2. Check ; restraint.
A chapel will I build with large endowinent, Let partial spirits still aloud complain,
Where every day an hundred aged men

Think themselvesinjur'd that they cannot reign;
Shall all hold up their wither'd hands to heav'n.: And own no liberty, but where they may,

Dryden. Without control, upon their fellows prey. Waller, CONTRI'VABLE. adj. [from contrive.] He shall feel a force upon himself from withe Possible to be plained by the mind ;

in, and from the control of his own principles, to possible to be invented and adjusted.

engage him to do worthily.


if the sinner shall win so complete a victory It will hence appear how a perpetual motion

over his conscience, that all those considerations may seem easily contrivable. Wilkins' Dedalus.

shall be able to strike no terrour into his mind, CONTRI'VANCE. n. s. [from contrive.]

lay no restraint upon his lusts, no control upon 1. The act of contriving ; excogitation ; his appetites, he is certainly too strong for the the thing contrived.

means of grace.

South's Sermons, There is no work impossible to these contri Speak, what Phæbus has inspir'd thy soul vances, but there may be as much acted by this For common good, and speak without control. art as can be fancied by imagination. Wilkins.

Dryden's Homer. Instructed, you 'll explore

3. Power ; authority ; superintendence. Divine contrivance, and a God adore. Blacksore. The beasts, the fishes, and the winged fowls, 2. Scheme; plan ; disposition of parts or Are their males' subjects, and ac their controls. causes.

Sbakspeare. Our bodies are made according to the most

TO CONTRO'L. v. a. [from the noun.] curious artifice, and orderly contrivance. 1. To keep under check by a counter

Glanville's Scepsis.

reckoning. 3. A conceit ; a plot; an artifice.

2. To govern ; to restrain ; to subject. Have I not manag'd my contrivance well,

Authority to convent, to control, to punish, as To try your love, and make you doubt of mine?

far as with excommunication, whomsoever they Dryden. think worthy.

Hooker. There might be a feint, a contrivance in the Give me a staff of honour for mine age; matter, to draw him into some secret anbush.

But not a sceptre to control the world. Sbats. Atterbury.

Who shall control me for my works? Ecclus. To CONTRIVE. v. a. [controuver, Fr.] I feel my virtue struggling in my soul; 1. To plan out; to excogitate.

But stronger passion does its pow'r control.
One that slept in the contriving lust, and

Dryden's Aurengzabe. aked to do it.

With this he did a herd of goats control,
Shakspeare's King Lear.
What more likely to contrive this adinirable

Which by the way he met, and slily stole;
frame of the universe than infinite wisdom?

Clad like a country swain he pip'd and sung, Tillotson.

And playing drove his jolly troop along. Dryd. Our poet has always some beautiful design,

O dearest Andrew, says the humble droll, which he first establishes, and then contrives the

Henceforth may I obey, and thou control. Prior. means which will naturally conduct him to his 3. To overpower ; to confute : as, he con. end.

Dryden. trolled all the evidence of his adversary. 2. To wear away. Out of use,

As for the time while he was in the Tower, Three ages, such as moital men contrive. and the manner of his brother's death and his

Fairy Queen. own escape, she knew they were things that a Please ye, we may contrive this afternoon, very few could control,

Bacon's Henry VII. And quaff carouses to our mistress' health. CONTROʻLLABLE, adj. [from control.]

Sbakspeari, Subject to control; subject to comTO CONTRI'VE. v. n. To form or design ;

mand ; subject to be over-ruled. to plan : to scheme' ; to complot.

Passion is the drunkenness of the mind, and Is it enough

therefore, in its present working, nos controlli That masking habits, and a borrow'd name,

ble by reason.

South, Contrique to hide my plenitude of shame ? Prior. CONTRO'LLER. n. s. [from control.] One CONTRIEMONT, 1. s. [from contrive.] that has the power of governing or 16. devent's

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He does not calm his contumelious spirit, Nor cease to be an arrogant controller.

gancy intreat a credulity, or implore any farther

Sbaks, assent than the probability of our reasons and The great controller of our fate

verity of our experiments. Brown's Vulg. Err. Deign'd to be man, and liv'd in low estate. CONTROVE'RTIST. n. s. (from contro.

Dryden. CONTROLLERSHIP. n.s [from controller.]

vert.] Disputant; a man versed or en The office of a controller.

gaged in literary wars or disputations.

Who can think himself so considerable as it CONTRO'LMENT. 11, s. [from control.] to dread this mighty man of demonstrativo

, 1. The power or act of superintending or this prince of controvertists

, this great lord and restraining

possessor of first principles? Tillers. 2. The state of being restrained; restraint. CONTUMA'cious. adj. [contumax, Lat.)

They made war and peace with one another, Obstinate ; perverse ; stubborn; in. without controlment.

Davies on Ireland. flexible. 3. Opposition; confutation.

He is in law said to be a contumacions person, Were it reason that we should suffer the same who, on his appearance, afterwards departs the to pass without controlment, in that current mean

court without leave.

Ayliffe's Pararga ing whereby every where it prevailech. Hooker. There is another very efficacious method for 4. Resistance; hostility.

subduing of the most obstinate contumacious sin Here have we war for war, and blood for blood, ner, and bringing him into the obedience of the Controlment for controlment. Sbakspeare.

faith of Christ. Hammond's Fundamenta'. CONTROVE'RSIAL. adj. [from contro.

CONTUMA'CIOUSLY.adı. from contuma versy.] Relating to disputes; dispu.

cious.] Obstinately; stubbornly; intatious.

flexibly; preversely. It happens in controversial discourses as it does CONTUMACIOUSNESS. n. s. [from conta• in the assaulting of towns; where, if the ground macious.] Obstinacy ; perverseness ; inbe but firm whereon the batteries are erected, there is no farther enquiry whom it belongs to,

flexibility ; stubbornness. so it affords but a fit rise for the present purpose.

From the description I have given of it, a

judgment may be given of the difficulty and we
tumaciousness of cure.

CO'NTROVERSY. r. s. [controversia, Lat.]
1. Dispute ; debate ; agitation of con-

CO'NTUMACY. n. s. [from contumaria, trary opinions: a dispute is commonly

Latin.] oral, and a controversy in writing.

1. Obstinacy ; perverseness; stubborn. How cometh it to pass that we are so rent

ness; inflexibility, with mutual contentions, and that the church is

Such acts so much troubled ? If men had been willing to Of contumacy will provoke the Highest learn, all these controversies might have died the

To make death in us live. very day they were first brought forth. Hooker. 2. [In law.] A wilful contempt and dis

Without controversy, great is the mystery of obedience to any lawful summons or godliness.

1 Timotby. Wild controversy then, which long had slept,

judicial order. Ayliffe's Parergaa. Into the press from ruin'd cloisters leapt. Denb.

These certificates do only, in the generality, This left no room for controversy about the

mention the party's contumacies and disobedience. title, nor for encroachment on the right of

Mylife's Parergas: others.

CONTUME'Lious.adj. [continueliosus Lat.)

Locke. 2. A suit in law.

1. Reproachful ; rude ; sarcastick; conIf there be a controversy between men, and

temptuous. they come unto judgment, that the judges may

With scoffs and scorns, and contumelious taunts, judge them, then they shall justify the righteous

In open market-place produc'd they me and condemn the wicked. Deuteronomy.

To be a publick spectacle. 3. A quarrel.

In all the quarrels and tumults at Rune

, The Lord hath a controversy with the nations.

though the people frequently proceeded to rude Feremiah.

contumelious language, yet no blood was ever 4. Opposition; enmity. This is an un

drawn in any popular commotions, till the time

of the Gracchi. usual sense. The torrent roar'd, and we did buffet it

2. Inclined to utter reproach or practize With lusty sinews; throwing it aside,

insults; brutal; rude. And stemming it with hearts of controversy.Sbak.

There is yet another sort of contueselias po TO COʻNTROVERT. v. a. [controverto,

sons: who indeed are not chargeable with that Lat.) To debate ; to ventilate in

circumstance of ill employing their wit ; for they

op posite books; to dispute any thing in

Giving our holy virgins to the stain writing.

Of contumelious, beastly, madbrain'd war. Shehy

. If any person shall think fit to controvert them, 3. Productive of reproach ; shameful ; he may do it very safely for me. Cbeyne.

ignominious. Hooker seems to use the word contro

As it is in the highest degree injurious to thes, verse, if it be not an erratum.

so is it contumelious to him. Persuasion ought to be fully settled in men's hearts, that, in litigations and controversed causes

CONTUME'LIOUSLY. adv. (from. conta of such quality, the will of God is to have them

melious.] Reproachfully; contemptu. to do whatsoever the sentence of judicial and

ously ; rudely. final decision shall determine.


The people are not wont to take so grezt CONTROVE'RTIBLE. adj. [from controvert.) Disputable ; that may be the.

and offices, as when their persons are content cause of controversy.

liously trodden upon. Discoursing of matters dubious, and many

trates, controvertible truths, we cannot without artc

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