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Warburton was promoted to the deanery of Bris- WARD, v. a., v. n., & Sax. peændian; Belg. tol; and in the beginning of 1760 he was through War'DEN, n. s. 1n.s. ( and Teut. waren ; Goth. Mr. Allen's interest with Mr. Pitt, afterwards earl WAR'DER,

and Swed wara. To of Chatham, advanced to the bishopric of Glou- WARD'SHIP.

guard; watch; defend; cester. He was consecrated on the 20th of Janu- fence off: to be vigilant; act defensively with a ary, 1760, and on the 30th preached before the weapon: a watch; garrison; the act of watching; house of lords. In 1761 he printed A Rational the thing, or party, or district watched or defended: Account of the Nature and End of the Sacrament hence a child under a guardian; guardianship; the of the Lord's Supper. In 1762 he published The effective part of a lock: a warder is a keeper, or Doctrine of Grace; or the Office and Operations head officer; and hence (perhaps) a large pear: of the Holy Spirit Vindicated from the Insults of warder is also a guard keeper, a trunchion: wardInfidelity and the Abuses of Fanaticism, 2 vols. ship, guardianship; pupilage. 12mo.; and in 1763 drew upon himself much illi- So redoubling her blows, drove the stranger to no beral abuse from some writers of the popular par- other shift than to ward and go back.

Sidney. ty, on occasion of his complaint in the house of It is also inconvenient, in Ireland, that the wards lords, on the 15th of Noveniber 1763, against Mr. and marriages of gentlemen's children should be in the Wilkes, for putting his name to certain notes on disposal of any of those lords.

Spenser. the infamous Essay on Woman. In 1765 he pub- Upon those gates with force he fiercely flew, lished a new edition of the second part of the Di. And, rending them in pieces, felly slew vine Legation, in 3 vols. In 1766 he gave a new Those warders strange, and all that else he met. Id. and much improved edition of the Alliance. This Still when she slept he kept both watch and ward. Id. was followed in 1767 by a third volume of ser- ,

The' assieged castles ward

Their stedfast stands did mightily maintain. Id. mons, to which is added his first Triennial Charge

e That wretched creature, being deprehended in that to the Clergy of his Diocese; which is one of the im

impiety, was held in ward.

Honker. most valuable discourses of the kind to be found Where be these warders, that they wait not here! in any language. With this publication he closed Open the gates !

Shakspeare. his literary course; except that he made an effort "Then, then, when there was nothing could have towards publishing, and actually printed, the ninth

staid and last book of the Divine Legation. This book My father from the breast of Bolingbroke, with one or two occasional sermons, and some va. 0, when the king did throw his warder down, luable directions for the study of theology, have His own life hung upon the staff he threw. been given to the world in the splendid edition of Tell him it was a hand that warded him his works in 7 vols. 4to., by his friend and bio- * friend and his from thousand dangers, bid him bury it.


I must attend his majesty's command, to whom I am grapher the bishop of Worcester. That prelate

now in woard. says that the ninth rolume under all disadvantages Thou knowest my old ward : here I lay, and thus I is the noblest effort which has hitherto been made bore my point.

Shakspeare. Henry IV. to give a rationale of Christianity. While the bi. By reason of the tenures in chief revived, the sums for shop of Gloucester was thus exerting his last respect of hoinage be encreased, and the profits of strength in the cause of religion, he projected a wardships cannot but be much advanced. Bacon. method by which he hoped to render it effectual Lewis the Eleventh of France, having much abated service after his death. He transferred £500 to the greatness and power of the peers, would say that lord Mansfield, Sir Eardley Wilmot, and Mr. he had brought the crown out of ward.

Id. Charles Yorke, upon trust, to found a lecture, in Up and down he traverses his ground; the form of a course of sermons, to prove the truth

th Now wards a felling blow, now strikes again. Daniel. of revealed religion in general, and of the Chris

Nor must all shoots of pears alike be set,

Crustumian, Syrian pears, and wardens great. May. tian in particular, from the completion of the pro

In the key-hole turns phecies in the Old and New Testament, which The intricate wards, and every bolt and bar. Milton. relate to the Christian church, especially to the Throughout the trembling city placed a guard, apostacy of papal Rome. To this foundation we Dealing an equal share to every ward. Dryden. owe the admirable Introductory Lectures of Hurd, Now by proof it shall appear, and the well adapted Continuation of Halifax and Whether thy horns are sharper, or my spear. Bagot. After this, by the decay of nature, the At this I threw, for want of other ward, bishop fell into a habit of melancholy, which was He lifted up his hand his front to guard. aggravated by the loss of his only son, who died

When, stern as tutors, and as uncles hard, of a consumption but a short time before his fa

We lash the pupil, and defraud the ward. Id. ther, who died June 1779, in the eighty-first year

The warders of the gate but scarce maintain
The unequal combat, and resist in vain.

Id. of his age. A neat marble monument has been

As there are locks for several purposes, so are there erected to him in the cathedral of Gloucester, with

several inventions in the making and contriring their a proper inscription. A new edition of Warbur

wards, or guards.

Moson, ton's works, in 12 vols. 8vo., was published in Ox-cheek when hot, and wardens baked, some cry. 1811; and a selection of his private letters was

King. printed immediately after bishop Hurd's death, Titles of honour, and privileges, the rich and the and by his special direction.

great can never deserve, unless they employ them for A War Cry was formerly customary in the ar- the protection of these, the true wards and children of mies of most nations, when just upon the point of God:

Sprat. engaging. Sometimes they were only tumultuous The warden of apothecaries' hall.

Garth. shouts, or horrid yells, uttered with an intent to

The pointed javelin warded off his rage. Addison. strike terror into their adversaries; such as is now Ward (Dr. Samuel), a learned divine, eduused by the Indians in America, called the war. cated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. In 1609 hoop.

he became master of Sidney College. He was

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also professor of divinity, and archdeacon of Taun- The plumes of pride and wings of vanity, ton. He was one of three deputies elected to the But cloaths meet to keep keen cold away." Spenser, Synod of Dort, and was then a rigid Calvinist;

I will kill all his coats, but changed his opinion when there. During the

I'll murder all his wardrobe piece by piece, civil war, in 1643, he was imprisoned by the re

Until I meet the king. Shakspeare. Henry IV

Behold, hels; and died of the ill treatment he had received.

What from his wardrobe her beloved allows, He wrote several tracts on Theology. Some of his

To deck the wedding-day of his unspotted spouse. Letters are preserved in archbishop Usher's works;

Dryden. folio edition,

A WARDROBE, in a prince's court, is an apartWARD (Dr. Seth), an English prelate, chiefly ment wherein his robes, wearing apparel, and other famous for his knowledge in mathematics and as- necessaries, are preserved under the care and directronomy, was born at Buntingford in Hertford- tion of proper officers. shire, in 1617. He was educated at Sidney Col- WARDROBE, THE MASTER, OR KEEPER OF THE tege, Cambridge, where he applied with great vigor GREAT, was an officer of great antiquity and digto his studies, particularly to the mathematics, and nity. High privileges and immunities were conwas chosen a fellow. He was involved in the con- ferred on it by king Henry VI., which were consequences of the civil war, but soon after the Re- firmed by his successors; and king James I. not storation was made bishop of Exeter, and in 1667 only enlarged them, but ordained that this office of Salisbury. In 1671 he was made chancellor of should be a corporation or body politic for ever. the order of the garter; and was the first Protes. It was the duty of this office to provide robes for tant bishop who had that honor. He procured it the coronations, marriages, and funerals of the to be annexed to the see of Salisbury. He sur- royal family; to furnish the court with hangings, vived his senses in consequence of a fever. He clothes of state, carpets, beds, and other neceslived to the Revolution, and died in 1690. He saries; to furnish houses for ainbassadors at their was the author of several Latin works in mathe arrival, &c. &c. Besides the master, who had a matics and astronomy, but their use has been su- salary of £2000, there was his deputy, who had perseded by later discoveries and the Newtonian £150, and comptroller and a patent clerk, each of philosophy.

whom had a salary of £300. There was likewise WARD (Dr. John), the son of a dissenting mi- a removing wardrobe, which had its own set of nister, born at London in 1679. He kept a school officers, and standing wardrobe-keepers of St. in Tenter Alley, Moorfields; but rendered him- James's, Windsor Castle, Hampton Court, Kenself so eminent in the study of antiquity, that in sington, and Somerset House; but the whole of 1720 he was chosen professor of rhetoric in Gre- the wardrobe establishment was abolished by act of sham College ; in 1723, during the presidency of parliament in 1782. The chief duties are now Sir Isaac Newton, he was elected F. R. S., and in performed by the lord chamberlain. 1752 one of the vice-presidents, which he retained TWARDSHIP, in chivalry, one of the incidents of to his death. He was elected one of the trustees tenure by knight service. See FEUDAL SYSTEM, of the British Museum in 1753, and died at Gre- KNIGHT Service, and TENURE. sham College in 1758. His chief works are Lives WARE. The pret. of wear, more frequently of the Professors of Gresham College; and Lec- wore. tures on Oratory, 2 vols. 8vo.

A certain man ware no cloaths. Luke, viii. 27. WARD (Edward), a burlesque writer, who in


For this we commonly the end of the seventeenth century published The WAREFUL, (say aware. Being in exLondon Spy; and turned Don Quixote into Hudi WARE'FULNESS, n. s. pectation of; being probrastic verse.

WARE'LESS, adj. vided against. Obsolete. WARD (Thomas), another burlesque writer, à The lord of that servant shall come in a day when bigoted papist, who published a History of the Re he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not formation in doggerel verse; in 2 vols. 12mo. ware of him.

Matthew, xxiv. 50. WARDEN OF THE CINQUE PORTS. See CINQUE With pretence from Strephon her to guard, PORTS.

He met her full : but full of warefulness. Sidney. WARDEN OF THE Fleet, the keeper of the Fleet They bound him hand and foot with iron chains, prison : who has the charge of the prisoners there, And with continual

here there. And with continual watch did warely keep. Spenser. especially such as are committed from the court of

Bid her well be ware and still erect. Milton. chancery for contempt.

WARE, n. S. Saxon pann; Sweden wara. WARDMOTE, wardmotus, a court kept in every WAREHOUSE. I Commonly something to be sold : ward in London, ordinarily called the wardmote a storehouse for wares. court. The wardmote inquest hath power every If the people bring ware or any victuals to sell that

Nehemiah, x. 31. year to enquire into and present all defaults con- that we would not buy it. cerning the watch and constables doing their duty: Let us, like merchants, show our foulest wares,

And think, perchance, they 'll sell. Shakspeare, that engines, &c., are provided against fire ; that

I know thou whole art but a shop persons selling ale and beer be honest, and suffer

Of toys, and trifles, traps and snares, no disorders, nor permit gaming, &c., that they sell

To take the weak, and make them stop; in lawful measures; searches are to be made for

Yet art thou falser than thy wares. 'Ben Jonson. vagrants, beggars, and idle persons, &c., who shall

London, that vents of false ware so much store, be punished. Chart. K. Hen. II. ; Lex Lond. 185. In no ware deceives us more.

Ciwley. See LONDON.

His understanding is only the warehouse of other WARD'ROBE, n. s. Fr. garderobe ; low Lat.

men's lumber, I mean false and unconcluding reasongarderoba. A room where clothes are kept.

ings, rather than a repository of truth for his own use.

Locke. The third had of their wardrobe custody,

She the big warehouse built, In which were not rich tires nor garments gay,

Raised the : trong crane.

Thomsor VOL. XXII.


WARE (Sir James), a learned historian, at Duo- at Winchester and Oxford, where ne became a lin, in 1594; educated at Trinity College ; and fellow. In 1494 he was sent ambassador to the knighted by the lord justices, in 1629. During duke of Burgundy, and on his return was made the rebellion he came over to England, and was bishop of London; next lord chancellor, and lastly sent to the Tower by the parliament; but released archbishop of Canterbury. Ile ruled with great a few months thereafter, on wbich he returned to moderation, and died in 1532. Dublin. lle then went to France; but returned WARIN (John), a celebrated sculptor and enon the Restoration, when he was restored to his of- graver of Liege, borri in 1604. He was invited to fice. He published, 1. The History and Antiqui- the mint at Paris, where he engraved the seal for ties of Ireland : folio. 2. De Præsulibus Hiber- the ci-devant French republic, which will surely niæ : folio, and other works. He died at Dublin be preserved in the National Institute, as it was in 1666.

esteemed his master piece. The impression is Rie Ware (James), a late eminent oculist, and the chelieu's head. He also made two elegant bust3 author of several excellent professional works. of Louis XIV. in bronze. He was poisoned by Among these may be mentioned a Treatise on Opb- some villain in 1672. thaliny, Psorophthalmy, and the Purulent Eye; WARING (Edward), M. D., Lucasian ProChirurgical Observations relative to the Epiphora, fessor of mathematics in the university of Camor Watery Eye, &c.; a Treatise on the Cataract, bridge, was the son of a wealthy farmer, of Old translated from the French of baron Wenzel, with Heath, near Shrewsbury. The early part of his remarks; an Enquiry into the Causes which have education he received at the free school in Shrewsmost commonly Prevented the Success of the bury; whence he removed to Cambridge, and Operation of Extracting the Cataract; Remarks on was admitted on the 24th of March, 1753, a memthe Fistula Lachrymalis; and Chirurgical Obser- ber of Magdalen College. Here his talents for abvations, 1798, 2 vols. 8vo., including various tracts. struse calculation soon appeared, and, at the time Mr. Ware was a fellow of the Royal Society and of of taking his degree, he was considered as a prothe London Medical Society. After having been digy in those sciences which make the subject of long engaged in the practice of his profession in the bachelor's examination. The name of Senior London, with the highest reputation, he died at the Wrangler was thought scarcely a sufficient honor age of sixty, April 13th, 1815.

to distinguish one who so far outshone his contemWare, a market-town on the river Lea, Brughin poraries; and the merits of John Jebb were suffihundred, Herts, three miles and a half E. N. E. of ciently acknowledged by being second in the list. Hertford, and twenty and a half north of London. Waring took his degree of B. A. in 1757, and the It consists of one principal street, nearly a mile in Lucasian professorship became vacant before he length, with several smaller ones intersecting it, was of sufficient standing for the degree of A. M., and is distinguished for its extensive malting esta which is a necessary qualification for that office. blishments.

This defect was supplied by a royal mandate, WAREE, a country of Western Africa, south- through which he became M. A. in 1760; and east of Benin and near the river Formosa, which soon after Lucasian professor. In 1762 he pubfalls into the gulf of Benin. The country is co- lished his Miscellanea Analytica; one of the most vered with an impenetrable forest, growing in a abstruse books written on the abstrusest parts of complete marsh, but the capital is situated on a algebra. This work extended his fame over all beautiful island in the river, a little elevated above Europe. He was elected, without solicitation, the surrounding country. The subsoil is a red member of the societies of Bononia and Gottingen; clay, formed by the inhabitants into jars and other and received Aattering marks of esteem from the utensils. The capital is divided into two towns, of most eminent mathematicians at home and abroad. which the largest, and that in which the king re- Mathematics did not, however, engross the whole sides, contains about 5000 inhabitants. Much of his attention. In 1767 he was admitted to the trade is carried on with Benny and New Calabar. degree of M. D., but it was to him merely a barren The chief European commodity in demand con- title. Ilis life passed on, marked out by discovesists of a species of brass pans, used in the manu- ries, chiefly in abstract science; and by the pubfacture of salt.

lication of them in the Philosophical Transactions, WAREHAM, an ancient borough of Dorset- or in separate volumes, under his own inspection. shire, seated at the junction of the Frome and the He lived some years at St. Ives, in HuntingdonPiddle, where they fall into Luckford Lake, and shire. While at Cambridge he married-quilted there form a good harbour. It was anciently very Cambridge with a view of living at Shrewsbury; large, and had eight churches; but in 875 was sacked but, the air or smoke of the town being injurious by the Danes, and has now only three. It had also to Mrs. Waring's health, he removed to bis own walls and a castle, now in ruins. In the reign of estate at Plaisley, eight miles from Shrewsbury, Edward the Confessor it had 148 houses and two where he died in 1797, universally esteemed for mints. It has now 383 houses, 2165 inhabitants, inflexible integrity, modesty, plainness, and simand a market on Saturday. It sends two members plicity of manners. He was the discoverer, he to parliament. It is nine miles south-west of says, of nearly 400 propositions in the Analytics. Pool, eighteen east of Dorchester, and 114 south- In 1759 he published the first chapter of the Miswest of London. Long. 2° 16' W., lat. 50° 43' N. cellanea Analytica, as a specimen of his qualifica

WARGENTIN (Peter), a Syedish mathemati- tions for the professorship. He published also, 1. cian, born at Stockholm, in 1717. lle constructeci Proprietas Algebraicarum Curvarum, in 1772 ; Tables of the Satellites of Jupiter; and wrote se- Miscellanea Analytica; 2. Meditationes Alves veral useful papers in the Transactions of the Acl bruica, in 1770; Meditationes Analytica, in demy of Stockholm. lle died at Stockholm in 1783. 1773-0. These were his chief and most laborious

WARIAM (William), an eminent prelate and works. In the Philosophical Transactions is to be statesman, born at Okely in Ilants, and educated found a variety of papers, which alone would be sufficient to place him in the first rank in the ma- warms you by degrees, the other sets you on fire all at thematical world. For these papers, the professor once, and never intermits his heat.

Dryden. was, in 1784, deservedly honored by the Royal The best patriots, by seeing with what warmth and Society with Sir Godfrey Copley's medal. He also zeal the smallest corruptions are defended, have been

Davenant. wrote a work on Morals and Metaphysics in the wearied into silence. English language ; but a few copies only were pre

We envy not the warmer clime, that lies sented to his friends.

In ten degrees of more indulgent skies. Addison. WARKWORTH, a parish, and formerly a mar

Now I have two right honest wives; ket town, of Northumberland, on the river Coquet,

One to Atrides I will send,

And t' other to my Trojan friend; three miles south of Alnmouth, and 305 north of London. The church is a handsome building, What both so warmly seem to crave.

Each prince shall thus with honour have

Prior. having a spire 100 feet high; some of the windows The ancients expect you should do them right in the contain paintings on the glass. It has a bridge account you intend to write of their characters: I hope over the Coquet, near which is an ancient tower. you think more warmly than ever of that design. Pope. At the south end of the town stands Warkworth Scaliger in his poetics is very warm against it. Castle, the magnificent seat of the duke of Nor

Broome. thumberland, surrounded with walls and a moat, WARMINSTER, a market town of Wilts, on and covering an area of five acres and a half. The the small river Willy, which falls into the Avon at grand entrance-gate is on the south side, between Salisbury, twenty-two miles N. N. W. of Salisbury, two polygon towers; the keep, or dungeon, forms and ninety-seven west by south of London. Its the north point in the form of a square, which con- principal irade is in malt, and it has a small woollen tains a variety of magnificent apartments, and above manufacture. This town is supposed to have been it rises a high watch-tower. Although the Percy the Verlucio of the Romans. Market on Saturday, family have a large castle at Alnwick, ten miles well supplied with corn. distant, this appears always to have been the fa- WARN, v.a. Sax. pænman; Belg. wuernen; vorite residence of that family. About half a mile

fa mile WARN'ING,n. s. I Goth. and Swed. warna; Isl. from the castle, on the banks of the river, is the varna. To caution against fault or danger; to give Hermitage, formed out of the solid rock, and over

previous notice of ill; admonish: the noun subhanging the river in a most picturesque manner;

a most picturesque manner; stantive corresponds. the chapel is modelled and executed in a very

ery I will thank the Lord for giving me warning in the beautiful style of Gothic architecture; it is in length

Psalms. about eighteen feet, and in width and height not Cornelius was warned from God, by an holy angel, to more than seven and a half. Tradition says that send for thee.

Acts x. 22. this hermitage was founded by one of the Bertram What, dost thou scorn me for my gentle counsel, family, lord of Bothall Castle, where he expiated And sooth the devil that I warn thee from? Shaksp. in penance the murder of his brother. Warkworth O ur first parents had been warned has a market-cross, but the market has long been The coming of their secret foe, and 'scaped discontinued.

His mortal spare.

Milton's Paradise Lost. WAR'LOCK, n. s.) Sax. penloz, an evil spirit; Juturna warns the Daunian chief WAR'LUCK

Isl. vardlookr, a charm. Á Of Lausus' danger, urging swift relief. Dryden. male witch; a wizzard.

He, groaning from the bottom of his breast, He was no warluck, as the Scots commonly call such This warning in these mournful words exprest. Id. men, who they say are iron free or lead free. Dryden.

Death called up an old man, and bade him come;

the man excused himself, that it was a great journey to WARM, adj., v.a., & v.n. Sax. pearm; Goth. take upon so short a warning.

L'Estrange. WARM'LY, adv.

(and Belg. warm. If we consider the mistakes in men's disputes and WARM'NESS, n. s. (Heated to a small notions, how great a part is owing to words, and their WARMTh.

degree: hence zea- uncertain or mistaken significations ; this we are the lous; ardent; passionate; busy; heated with action more carefully to be warned of, because the arts of imor temper: the derivatives follow both the literal proving it have been made the business of men's study.

Locke. and metaphorical sense.

He stretched himself upon the child, and the flesh of The hand can hardly lift up itself high enough to the child waxed warm.

2 Kings iv. 34. strike, but it must be seen, so that it warns while it There shall not be a coal to warm at, nor fire to sit threatens ; but a false insidious tongue may whisper a before it.

Isaiah xlvii. 14. lie so close and low that, though you have ears to hear, What warmth is there in your affection towards any yet you shall not bear.

South. of these princely suitors that are already come?

You have fairer warning than others who are unex

Shakspeare. pectedly cut off, and so have a better opportunity, as Cold plants have a quicker perception of the heat of well as greater engagements, to provide for your latter the sun encreasing than the hot herbs have; as a cold end.

Wake. hand will sooner find a little warmth than a hot.

A true and plain relation of my misfortunes may be of Bacon's Natural History. use and warning to credulous maids, never to put too He vital virtue infused, and vital warmth,

much trust in deceitful men.

Swift. Throughout the fluid mass.

Milton. WARNER (Ferdinand), LL. D., a learned There the warming sun first warmly smote

English divine and historian, who was rector of The open held.

St. Michael, Queenhithe, London, and of Barnes, The same wurmth of head disposes men to both.

Surrey : he was esteemed a good preacher. He

Temple. Welcome, day-light; we shall have warm work on 't:

wrote, 1. An ecclesiastical History of England ; 2 The Moor will 'gage

vols. 2. Memoirs of Sir Thomas More. 3. HisHis utmost forces on his next assault,

tory of the Irish Rebellion; 2 vols. 8vo; and 4. A To win a queen and kingdom.

Dryden. Treatise on the Cure of the Gout; of which, howThe action of Homer, being more full of vigour than ever, he died in 1768. that of Virgil, is more pleasing to the reader : one WARNER (John), D. D., son of the doctor, was

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educated at Cambridge, where he graduated in security, legal undertaking, or promise of security, 1771. He obtained the livings of Hockliffe, Chal- These thoughts cannot, in this your loneliness, warton, and Stourton. In 1789 he accompanied lord rant you from suspicion in others, nor defend you from Gower our ambassador to Paris, and witnessed the melancholy in yourself.

Sidney. earliest events of the French revolution. On his By the foil thereof you may see the nobleness of my return he opposed the French war, and the British desire to you, and the warrantableness of your favour to ministry till his death, in January 1800. He was me. a popular preacher, and a benevolent man. He His promise is our plain warrant, that in his name translated the Life of Friar Gerund; and wrote

what we ask we shall receive.

Now we'll together, and the chance of goodness Metron-Ariston, a work which made much noise Be like our warranted quarrel. Shakspeare. Macbeth. among the learned.

Are you now going to dispatch this deed ? WARNER (Richard), a learned botanist, educatea - We are, my lord, and come to have the warrant, at Wadham College, Oxford. He wrote, 1. Plantæ That we may be admitted where he is. Id. Richard III. Woodfordienses ; 2. A Letter to Garrick, as to a Her obsequies have been so far enlarged Glossary to Shakspeare ; of whose works he had As we have warranty.

o Shakspeare. prepared an accurate edition, but Stevens's super. There's none protector of the realm but I: seded it. He died in 1775, and left his valuable Break up the gates, I 'll be your warrantise. Id. library to Wadbam College.

The place of Paradise might be seen unto Moses, WARP. v. n. & v. a. Sax. peanpan: Belg. wer- and unto the prophets who succeeded him; both which pen; Goth. and Swed. warpa, to throw.' To change I take for my warrant to guide me in this discovery,

Raleigh. or bend from the true position by intestine motion;

In the use of those epithets we have the warranty an

In the to twist; turn; cast away; lose proper course or cons

consent of all the churches, since they ever had a liturgy direction: as a verb active, to turn aside; contract;

Taylor. shrivel.

He sent him a warrant for one thonsand pounds Freeze, freeze, thou bitter sky!

year pension for his life.

Clarendon. Thou dost not bite so nigh

To purchase a clear and warrantable body of truth As benefits forgot :

we must forget and part with much we know. Brown. Though thou the waters warp,

The Moors' king Thy sting is not so sharp,

Is safe enough, I warrant him for one. Dryden. As friends remembered not.

Shakspeare. If I can mend my condition by any warrantable in. There's our commission,

dustry, the way is fair and open; and that 's a priviFrom which we would not have you warp.

lege every reasonable creature has in bis commission, Up called a pitchy cloud

L'Estrange. Of locusts, warping on the eastern wind,

His meals are coarse and short, his employment war. That o'er the realm of impious Pharaoh hung

rantable, his sleep certain and refreshing. South. Like night.

Milton's Paradise Lost. If they disobey any precept, that is no excuse to us, Not foreign or domestick treachery

nor gives us any warranty, for company's sake, to dis. Could warp thy soul to their unjust decree. Dryden. obey likewise.

Kettleuell. Not warped by passion, awed by rumour,

True fortitude is seen in great exploits, Nor grave through pride, or gay through folly;

That justice warrants and that wisdom guides : An equal mixture of good-humour,

All else is towering frenzy and distraction. Addisor. And sensible soft melancholy.

Swift. A WARRANT, in law, is a power and charge to a WARP, n. S. Sax. peapp; Belg. werp. That constable or other officer to apprehend a person order of thread in a thing woven that crosses the woof. accused of any crime. It may be issued in extra:

The placing of the tangible parts in length or trans- ordinary cases by the privy council, or secretaries verse, as it is in the warp and the woof of texture, more of state ; but most commonly it is issued by jusinward or more outward. Bacon's Natural History. tices of the peace. This they may do in any case

WARP, in the manufactures, the threads whether where they have a jurisdiction over the offence, in of silk, wool, linen, hemp, &c., that are extended order to compel the person accused to appear belengthwise on the weaver's loom; and across fore them. And this extends to all treasons, which the workman, by his shuttle, passes the felonies, and breaches of the peace; and also to threads of the woof, to form a cloth, ribband, fus- all such offences as they have power to punish by tian, or the like.

statute. Before the granting of the warrant, it is WARP, in sea language, a small rope employed proper to examine upon oath the party requiring occasionally to remove a ship from one place to it, as well to ascertain that there is a felony or other another, in a port, or road, or river.

crime actually committed, without which no war. To Warp is to change the situation of a ship, rant should be granted ; as also to prove the cause by pulling her from one part of a harbour, &c., to and probability of suspecting the party againsi some other, by means of warps, which are attached whom the warrant is prayed. This warrant ough to buoys; to anchors sunk in the bottom; or to to be under the hand and seal of the justice, certain stations upon the shore, as posts, rings, should set forth the time and place of making, and trees, &c.

the cause for which it is made; and should be di WAR'RANT,v.n.&n.s.) Fr. garantir. To rected to the constable, or other peace officer, or il WAR'RANTABLE, adj. support; maintain; may be to any private person by name. A genera WAR RANTABLENESS, n.s. attest; justify; give warrant to apprehend all persons suspected, with WAR RANTABLY, adv. authority; privilege ; out naming or particularly describing any person WAR RANTISE, n. s. I assure: a writ con

assure: a writ con- in special, is illegal and void for its uncertainty; WARRANTY.

veying authority or for it is the duty of the magistrate, and ought not to security; a commission; attestation; right: war- be left to the officer, to judge of the ground of rantable is justifiable; defensible: the noun sub- suspicion. Also a warrant to apprehend all perstantive and adverb corresponding: warrantise, au- sons guilty of such a crime is no legal warrant; thority ; security (obsolete); warranty also signifies for the point upon which its authority rests is a

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