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11.) STEVENSTON, a parish of Scotland, in --Making his own house a stew, a bordel, and ca Ayrfhire, on the coast of the Bay of Ayr. It is school of lewdness. South. 3. (Stowen, Dutch, to as irregular (quare, 21 miles long, aud nearly the store.! A ftorepond; a finall pond where tifh are fame breadth; but a fandy traci extends a miles kept for the table. farther S, along the coalt to the mourh of the Ir. (2.) STEWS (Q 1. def. 2.) were anciently permita vine. The whole coat is fut and landy. SALT- ted in England to women of profcited incontinenCOATS a d JRVINE are the nearest ports. The cy, but were supprefled by Henry VIII. about 1546. Atrata of goals are almost inexhaunible. About (1.)* TOSTEW. v.a. leftuver, Fr. foren, Dutch.1 23,000 tons are raised annually, asd mosty ex To feeth any thing in a slow moist heat, with litported from Saltcoats. Line-stone and free-ftone tle water. alf»abound. The population, in 1792, was 2425;

Came a reeking post, the increase 1013, fince 1755. The chiet gentle Stew'd in his haste, half breathless. Sbak. men's fta*are Grange, Seabank, and Ardeer, the Tree veneys for a dith of few'd prunes. Shak. kats of Alex. Hamilton, R. Cuoningham, and P. (2.) * To STEW. v.. To be feethed in a llow Warner, Eig,'.'.

moil heat. (2.) STEVEN'Stax, a town in the centre of the (1.) *STEWARD), n. ). (Akvard, Saxon.] 1. above parish, built on an elevated rocky ridge, One who manages the atiairs of another.and commanding a most delightfal and extensive He steward was, high diet, ripe of age. Sreng. view of the bay of Ayr, Arran, Ailla, &c. Jo Whilft I have gold, I'll be his fleward Kill. 1799, it contained 1019 inhabitants,

Sbak. - STEVENSWAERT, a town and fort of the Not as protector, Arward, substitute, Batavian republic, in the dep. of the Rhine, and Or lowly factor for another's gair. Shaka lare provine of Dutch Guelderland ; feated on — Thou mayelt be no longer fleward. Luke xvi.the :£. bank of the Macfc, s miles from Ruremond, We are but stewards, and must give an account. and 20 NE. of Maestrioht. It was built by te Nelson. When a sleward defrauds his lord, he Spaniards in 1633, and taken by the allies in 1702. must connive at the rest of the fervanis. Swift.Lon. g. 48. E. Lat. S1. 4. N.

What can be a greater bonorr than to be chofen (1.) STEVERS, Palmedes, an eminent painter, one of the fiewards and dispensers of God's bounborn at Indon, in 1607, but his father was a Fles ty to mankind ? Swift.- . ri. ming. He Iturlied painting at Delft, and acquired Juft steward of the bounty be receiv'd. Harte. great exceHenge in representing camps and battles. 2. An officer of itate.-. His paintings are -arce. He died in 1638.

The duke of Suffolk is the first, and claims (2.) STEVERS, Anthony, brother of Palmedes, To be high feward.

Shak. was alfy a good painterof purtraits, converfations, . (2.) STEWARD, (fenesca'lus, Lat, of the Saxon &c. He died in' 1680.

freda, i, e. room; or lead and weard, a card or STEVIN. Or / Simon, a celebrated Dutch ma- keeper, an officer appointed in another's stead,

STEVINUS, thematician, and engineer, born and always a principal officer within his jurisdic. at Bruges, about 1560. He was matter of mathe- tion. Of thefe there are various kinds. See j mnatics to Prince Maurice of Nassau, and infpector 4, and s. of Dykes, ir Holland. He invested the failing (3.) STEWARD, an officer in a lip of war, ap. : chari.! made in that country. He publifhed an pointed by the purser to distribute the different excellent System of Mathematics, in 1598; (fie Sta. species of provifions to the officers and crew ; for TICS;) and wrote several other mathematical which purpote he is furnihed with a mate and works in Dutch ; which SNELLIUS translated into proper afhstants. Latin, and publifhed in 2 vols. folio. He died in (4.) STEWARD, LORD HIGH, OF ENGLAND, the 1633.

greateft officer under the crown, an office that (1.) * STEW.n. f. [cftave, Fr. flufa, Ita!. ellufa, was anciently the inheritance of the earls of Lois Spanilh. 1. A baznio; a hot-houlc.

cester, tilt forfeited by Simon de Mountfort to Burning letná from his boiling flew

King Henry Ill. But the power of t

King Henry III. But ihe power of this officer is Doth beich out ftimes.

Spenser. fo very great, that it has not been judged safe to The Lydia's give themselves to baths and fews, trust it any longer in the hands of a subject, ex. Abbot. 2. A brothel; a house of proftitution, cepting only pro bac vice, occasionally : as to oflid ITbis fignification is hy some imputed to this, ciate at a coronation, at the arraignment of a that there were licensed brothels near the flews or nobleman for high-treason, or the like. During fishponds in Southwark; but probably flew, like his office, the steward bcars a white ftaff in his bagnio, took a bad fignification from bad use. It hand; and the trial, &c. ended, he breaks the may be doubted whether it has any fingular. ftatf, and with it his commiffion expires. South uses it in a plural termination with a lingu. (.) STEWARD, LORD HIGH, OF GREAT BRIS lar senfc. Shakespeare makes it fingular.) There TAIN, COURT OF THE, is a court instituted for be that hate harlots and never were at the flows. the trial of peers indicted for treatin or felony, Afcbam.

or for mitorision of either. The office of this I have feen corruption boil and bubbie, great magistrate is very ancient, and was former. 'Till it o'er-run the flew.

Shak. ly hereditary, or at least heid for hfe, or dum bene With them there are no flews. Bacon,

je gullerit : but now it is ufually, and hath been Her, tho'feven years the in the ftatus had laid, for many centuries paft, granted pro hac vice onAnunnery durft receive and think a maid. Donne ly; and it hath been the constant practice (and What mod'rate fup would rike the park or therefore seems now to have become neceflary) News?

Rahwin mo. to grant K to a lord of parliament, elle he is ine Vol. XXI. Part II.

capabic capabie to try such delinquent peer. When such Therefore, upon the conviction and atrainder of an indi&tment is therefore found by a grand jury a peer for murder in full parliament, it hath been of freeholders in the King's-bench, or at the af. holden by the judges, that in case the day apfizes before the justices of over and terminer, it is pointed in the judgment for execution should lapse to be removed by a writ of certiorari into the court before execution done, a new time of execution of the lord high steward, which has the only pow. may be appointed by either the high court of parer to determine it. A peer may plead a pardon liament during its sitting, though no high-steward before the court of King's-bench, and the judges be existing, or, in the recess of parliament, by the have power to allow it, to prevent the trouble of court of King's bench, the record being removed appointing an high-steward merely for the pur- into that court. It has been a point of controverpose of receiving such plea: but he may not plead sy, whether the bishops have now a right to fit in that inferior court any other plea as guilty or in the court of the lord high steward to try indict. not guilty of the indictment, but only in this ments of treason and mifprifion. But Blackstone court ; because, in consequence of such plea, it decides it in the negative, and says, "What makes is possible that judgment of death might be award- their exclusion more reasonable is, that they have ed against him. The king, therefore, in care a no right to be tried themselves in the court of the peer be indicted of treason, felcny, or misprision, lord high steward, and therefore fureiy ought not creates a lord high-steward pro hae vice by com- to be judges there. For the privilege of being thus mission under the great feal; which recites the tried depends upon nobility of blood rather than indictment so found, and gives his Grace power a seat in the house, as appears from the trials of to receive and try it fecundum legem et consuetudi- popish' lords, of lords under age, and (fince the nem Angliæ. Then when the indi&ment is regu. union) of the Scottish nobility, though not in the larly removed by writ of certiorari, commanding number of the fixteen; and from the trials of fethe inferior court to certify it up to him, the lord males, such as the queen confort or dowager, and high-fteward directs a precept to a sergeant at of all peeresses by birth; and peeretles by mararms, to summon the lords to attend and try the riage also, unless they have, when dowagers, dir. indicted peer. This precept was formerly issued paraged themseives by taking a commoner to their to summon only 18 or 20 selected from the body sccond husband.” of the peers; then the number came to be inde. (6.) STEWARD OF THE CHILTERN HUNDREDS. finite ; and the custom was for the lord high See CHILTERN HUNDREDS. steward to summon as many as he thought proper (.) STEWARD OF THE KING'S HOUSHOLD, a (but of late years not less than 23); and that those lord, who is the chief officer of the king's court, lords only should fit upon the trial; which threw has the care of the king's house, and authority oa monstrous weight of power into the hands of ver all the officers and servants of the household, the crown, and this its great officer, of selecting except fuch as belong to the chapel, chamber, only such peers as the then predominant party and stabie. should most approve of. And accordingly, when * STEWARDSHIP. n. f. [from Reward.] The the earl of Clarendon fell into disgrace with office of a steward.Charles II. there was a defign formed to prorogue The earl of Worcester the parliament, to try him by a select number of Hath broke his itaff, relign'd his pewardship peers; it being doubted whether the whole houfe

Shak. could be induced to fall in with the views of the Shew us the hand of God court. But now, by ftat. 7 W. III. c. 3. upon That hath dismiss'd us from our slewardship. all trials of peers for treafon or misprifion, all the

Shak. peers who have a right to fit and vote in parlia. -We are false to our trust, and the rewardship ment shall be summoned at least 20 days before committed to us. Calamy. fuch trial, to appear and vote therein; and every (1.-15.) STEWART, STUART, or STEVART, jord appearing Thall vote in the trial of such peer, the surname of the royal family of Scotland, from first taking the oaths of allegiance and supremacy, A. D. 1371, when ROBERT II. but first of the and subscribing the declaration agaiuft popery. name of Stewart, succeeded King David Bruce, During the feflion of parliament, the trial of an till 1714, when the protestant royal line of that indicted peer is not properly in the court of the house ended, by the death of Q. ANNE, and the lord high steward, but before the court last men. accession of the house of Hanover took place in tioned of our lord the king in parliament. It is the person of her second cousin, King George I. true, a lord high-steward is always appointed in During that period of 345 years, it furnished 8 that cafe to regulate and add weight to the pro- monarch: to Scotland, or 9 reckoning Lord Darn. ceedings : but he is rather in the nature of a speak- ley, and 6 to Great Britain. Of these 3 were er pro tempore, or chairman of the court, than murdered, 2 killed in battle, 2 died of grief, % the judge of it; for the collective body of the were ignominiously and unjustly executed on a peers are therein the judges both of law and fact, scaffold; and one was juftiy deposed and expelled and the high.steward has a vote with the rest in for his bigotry and tyranny. Io short a more unright of his peerage. But in the court of the lord fortunate family has hardly reigned in any nation, high-fteward, which is held in the recess of parlic and yet the majority of them were well-meaning ament, he is the sole judge of matters of law, as monarchs; fome of them learned, moft of them the lords triors are in matters of fact; and as they brave, and all of them seemed to merit a better may not interfere with him in regulating the pro. fate. See SCOTLAND, 40-83; and ENGLAND, ceedings of the court, so he has no right to inter. 42–76. mix with them in giving any vote upon the trial.(16.) STEWART, Walter, the founder of the

House

House of Stewart, was the son of Fleance, by a tain, viz. the application of geometry to such daughter of Lewellyn, Prince of Wales, and problems as the algebraic calculus alone had been grandson of BANQHUO, thane of Lochaber, who thought able to resolve. His foiution of Kepler's was murdered by Macbeth. (See SCOTLAND, s problem was the firft specimen of this kind which 18.) Walter acquired the surname of Stewart, he gave to the world ; and it was impossible to from bis office, being appointed Lord High Stew. have produced one more to the credit of the meard of Scotland.

thod be followed, or of the abilities with which (17.) STEWART, Princess Elizabeth, daughter be applied it. On this problem the utmost reof K. James I. of Englard, and VI, of Scotland, sources of the integral calculus had been employwife of Prince Frederick, elector palatine of the ed. But though many exccllent solutions had Rhine, mother of Pr. RUPERT, and Princess been given, there was none at once direct in its SOPHIA electress of Hanover, by whom the be- method and simple in its principles. Mr Stewart came grand-mother of K. GEORGE I. She, and attained both these objects; and his solution apher husband and family, suffered much for their peared in the ad volume of the Efays of the Phiattachment to the protestant religion; but in the lofophical Society of Edinburgh for 1756. In the couric of Providence, their loftes have been amply first volume of the same collection there are some made up to their pofterity.

other propofitions of Mr Stewart's, which are an (18.) STEWART, Dr Matthew, a late emi. extenfion of a curious theorem in the 4th book of nent mathematician, was born in 1717 at Rothsay Pappus. They relate to the subject of porisms, in the isle of Bute, of which parith his father was and one of them forms the gift of Dr Simfon's minister. Being intended for the church, he went Restoration. The prosecution of the plan which through the usual course of education, and was he had formed of introducing into the higher parts in 1734 received as a student into the university of mixed mathematics the strict and fimple form of Glasgow. There he had the happiness of ha- of arcient demonftration, produced the Traes ving for his preceptors in moral science and in Phyfical and Mathematical, published in 1761, and inathematics the celebrated professors Hutchefou the Elay on the Sun's Distance, in 1763. In this and Sunfon; by the latter of whom he was in. last work it is acknowledged that he employed structed in the arcana of the ancient geometry. geometry on a task which geometry cannot perMr Stewart withing to remove to Edinburgh, he form ; but while it is granted, that his determinawas introduced by Dr Simfon to Mr Maclaurin, tion of the sun's distance is by no means free from and he attended the lectures of that great mafter error, it may safely bę asserted that it contains a with the highest advantage. Mr Stewart, how. great deal which will always interest geometers, ever, had acquired, from his intimaey with Dr and will always be admired by them. Few errors Simson, such a predilection for the ancient gco. in science are redeemed by the display of so much metry, as the modern analyfis, however power. ingenuity, and what is more singular, of so much fully recommended, could not leffen; and he found reasoning. The investigation is everywhere kept up a regular correspondence with his old elegant, and will probably be long regarded as a master, giving him an account of his progress and specimen of the most arduous inquiry which has his discoveries in geometry, and receiving in re- been attempted by mere geometry. The Sun's turn many curious commurications respecting the Diflance was the last work which Dr Stewart pubLoci Plani and the porisms of Euclid. See Poriss lithed; and though he lived to fee several animad. and Simson. While the fecond invention of versions on it made public, he declined entering porisms, to which more genius was perhaps re- into any controversy. His disposition was far quired than to the first discovery of them, em- from being polemical; and he used to say, that ployed Dr Simson, Mr Stewart pursued the same the decision of the point in question was now besubject in a different and new direction. In do- fore the public; that if his investigation was right ing so, he was led to the discovery of those curi. it would never be overturned, and if it was wrong ous and interesting propofitions which were pub- it ought not to be defended. A few months belished under the title of General Theorems in 1746. fore this, he gave to the world another work, enThey were given without the demonstrations; titled Propofitiones Geometricæ More Veterum Demonbut placed their discoverer at once among the strate. This title, it is said, was given to it by Dr geometers of the first rank. They are for the Simfon, who rejoiced in the publication of a work most part porisms, though Mr Stewart, not to an- so well calculated to promote the study of the an. ticipate the discoveries of his friend, gave them cient geometry. It consists of a feries of geon.eonly the name of theorems. He had before this trical theorems mostly new; investigated first by period entered into the church; and obtained, an analysis, and afterwards synthetically demonthrough the patronage of the duke of Argyle and strated by the inversion of that analyfis. Dr Stew.. the earl of Bute, the living of ROSENEATH; See art's constant use of the geometrical analysis had that article. But in 1747 he was elected to the put him in pofleflion of many valuable propof. mathematical chair in the university of Edinburgh, tions which did not enter into the plan of any of which had become vacant in 1746, by the death the works that have been enumerated. Of these of Mr Maclaurin. The duties of this office gave got a few have found a place in the writings of a new turn to his pursuits, and led him to think Dr Simson, where they mark the friendship of of the most simple means of explaining those dif- these two mathematicians. Soon after this, Dr ficult propofitions, which were hitherto only ac. Stewart's health began to decline, and the duties cettible to men deeply versed in the modern and of his office became burdensome to him. In 1772 lyhs. Ia doing this, he was pursuing the object he retired to the country, and never resumed bis which of all others he moft ardentiy wished to at- labours in the university, though mathematics

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continued continued to be his chr-i anult.teit ill a very · STEYNBOROUGII, a town in the isle of few years before his death, on ihe 23-1 Jan. 1785, Wight, in E Medind. at the age of 68.

STEYNING, a borough of Caglan", in Suflix. : (19) STEWART, Dr Gibert. See StUART, which f-sds two meinbers to the imperial parlia

(20.) STEWART, the Hin. Adinical Keith, a ment. It has a market on Wednesday, and lies late brave British naval officer, only brother of 10 miles NW. of Brighthalmstone, 15 W. of the earl of Galloway, was born in 1739. He was Lewes, and si S. by Wi of London. Lon. 0.15. appointed a captain in the roy | navy in 1762 ; W. Lat. 50. 56. N. commanded the Berwick of 74 guns, with a com. (1.) STEYR, a river of Germany, in Austria, modore's broad peodant, at the act on cf the which joias the Ens near STEYR. Dogger Bink in 1781; and the Cambridge in (2) STEYR, or a we! luiit trading town of Lord Howe's squadron, sent to the relief of Gib- STEYRE, S Austria, at the conflux of the raltar, in 1782: He: represented the county of Steyr and of the Ens. In 1502, 1522, 1954, ard Wigton in 4 fuccellivé parliamtnts. Ile married 1727, it suffered much by fire. It is 8. mies S. Miss D'Aquilar, a jewels, by whom he got a for. of Ens, 20 SE. of Lintz, and 80 W. of Vienna. tune, and left iftue. He was afterwards raised to It has a great trade in iron and fcel. Lor. 14 be vice-admiral of the White, and was appointed 23. E. Lat. 48. 6. N. receiver general of the land-rents in Scotland. STEYREGG, w town in the empire of Austria, Like many other great man he was addicted to on the N. bank of the Danube ; 84 miles W. of deep garaing; but, though otten fucrelstu', did Vienna, and 36 ESE. of Pallau. Lon. 33. 4. E. not increase his fortune by it. Ile died at Glal. Ferro. Lat. 48. 19. N. ferton, in Wigton hire, on the 5th March, 1795, STEYRSPEKG, a towa of Austria; 5 miles E. aged 56. .'

of Glignitz. (21.) STEWART, in Scots law. See LAW, part STHINELUS, in fabulous history, the son of III. cbap. I. jedl. JII. s i

Perfus and Andromeda, king of Mycenæ. He . (22.) STEWART DENHAM. Sre STIUART. married Nicippe, the daughter of PELOPS, by

STEWARTFIELD, a confiderable village o! Seot. whom he had Eurystheus, ard 2 daughters. See land, in Aberdeenshire, in the district of Buchan, EURYSTHEUS. Sthenelus made war against Am. crected on the estate of W. Bumet of Denns, PHITRYON, king of Argos, lecause hic had acciwho has created a bleachficinear it. It con- dentally killed his father-in-law Electryon, Sthe. tains 800 inhabitants, and ises 12 miles from Petcr. nelus's broth-r, and took him prifoner. And, achead.

cording to tbe poets, it was during this war, that STEWARTIA. See STIUARTLA. It is ab. Jupiter put on the appearance of Amphiti yon, surd to put w, a letter which the ancient Latins and went to his wife Alcmena. Sce ALCNENA. and Romans never knew, into even a modern (1.) STHENIC, adj. (froin &v, Strength.) Latin word. In coining new words for a dead Of or belonging to, or arising from strength, or a language, tbe peculiarities of that language thould trong consitution or babit; the oppofite of An be attended to.

thenic. Dr Brown, in the firft edition of his Ele. (1.) STEWARTowy, a parish of Scotland, in menta Medicine, made use of the word Pblogillic, Ayrshire, about 10 miles long, and 4 broad, where to exprefs this idea; because this class of diicalis hroadelt. The surface is level, with a gentle flope includes, many of the inflammatory kind; but as it towards the fea, adorned with extensive planta- does not include them ail, many difeases apparenttions. It abounds with linestone. The popula- jy inflammatory being in fact Arbenic, or diseases tron, in 179.3, was 3000; the increase 181, since of debility, he adopted the terms Sthenic and after 1755.'

v nic; and totally land aside the terms Pblogistic and 12) STEWARTOWN, a fourishing town in the Antiphlogistic. above parith, with beautiful and regular îtreets, (2.) STHENIC DIATHESIS, in the new system of ferral annual fairs, and an extensive manufacture medicine, that state of the body, which produces o& bonnets. It contains about 2500 inhabitants, STHENIC DISEASES. “ The caute of Athenic diraud is feared on the Annock, 6 miles N. of Ir. thefis (savs Dr Brown ) is too great an excitement VIO ; and 14 NNE. of Ayr,

is of the whole living fyítem, by the stimulant pow. STEWARTRY, n. f. [from Stewart, a ma. ers. Alli the functions are first increased : a dirgiftrate in Scotiand, a term anciently used fyno- turbance or irreguiarity then takes place in some; imovly with.couniy or fire, and friil applied others are impaired; but not as long as this d-ain :he time sense to the connties of Kircudbright thefis lasts, by a debilitating operation.(Elem. or Galloway, and of Orkney and Zetland. See Med. I. 136.) See BRUNONIAN SYSTEM, $ 4. Law, part III, chap. I. Ju&t. III. s.

(3.) STHENIC DISEASES, “ general difeales ari. • STEWARTS ISLANDS, 5 illands in the S. Pacific fing from exceffive exciteinent;" the opposite of ( 10, discovered by Captain Hunter, in 1791. Allhenic Difcafes, cr Diseases of Debility. Dr

STEWARTS-TOWN, a town of Ireland, in the Brown calculates the proportion of Sthenic DiscarCu!y of Tyrope, and province of Ulster; 5 66-to Antheric, in our country and climate, where *|NNE. of Dungannon,

there is little to stimulate the majority of the peo• STEW-CHEST. .. (Stor and Cbeft. Sie ple very hivhly, to be as three in the 1oo. But WILAM KITCHEN.

... with all the poverty, poor diet, and debilitating * STEWPAN. 1. f. [from New and fan.) A pan powers of the clipate in Scotiand, it is thought Nid for stewiog.

le might have lately made the proportion, to in STEYLL, a town of Germany, in Waf:ohulla, he hundrel. See BRUNONIAN SYSTEM, $ 4. * kocs L. of Eilen, and 16 NE. of Durhldorf. : STUENO, on uitke 3 CoxGONS.

STUENOBOEA, in fabulous biftory, tlie we mhall not be able to draw it readily, vten daughter of JOB4TFS, king of Lycia, wife of neid requires. Raleigh. PROETUS, king of Argos, and top-mother to If on your fame our lux'a blot has thrown, Bclerophon, with whom she fell in love. See 'Twill ever stick, thro' malice of your own: BELLEROPHON.

Young. STIBADIUM, among the Romans, a low kind 2. To he inseparable; to be united with any thing. of table couch, or bed of a circular form, which Generally in an il. fenf.fucceed to the triclinia, and was of different fizes,

Now does he feel accord ng to the number of guests they were de His fieret murihers sticking on his hands. Shal. figned for. They were called bexaclina, octacii. - A note of infamy, to stick hy him whilst the na, or enneaclina, according as th-y held 6, 8, worid lafteth. Sanderson. In their quarrels they or 9 guests, and so of any other rumber.

proceed to caliing names, till they light upon one * STIBIAL. adj. (from fibium, Lat.) Antimo. that is fare to stick. Swift. 3. To reit upon the niai. -The former depend upon a corrupt incine- memory painfully.-The going away of that which rated melancboly, and the latter upon an aduft li. had ftaid fo loog, doth yet stick with me. Bacon. bial or eruginous fulphur. Harvry.

4. To top; to lose inotion.-None of those who * STIBIARIAN. n. f. [from stibiun.) A violent stick at this impediment, have any enemies fo bitman; from the violent operation of antimony. ter and implacable, as they found theirs. Kettlew. Obloete.--This fibiarian prefleth audaciously u. My blood runs backward, and my fault'ring pon the royal throne. White.

tongue STIBING, a town of Stiria: 7 m. W. of Graz. Sticks at the found.

Smith. STIBIUM, (Lat.) ANTIMONY. Ste ANTIMO. 5: To refift emifliur.NY, CHEMISTRY, Index; and MINERALOGY, I had not need of blefling, and am.cn Part III. Chap. IV. XI. and Chap. V. y 11. - Stuck in my throat.'

Shak. STIBNITZ, à town of Bohemia, in Konigin- 6. To be conftant to; to adhere with firmoels : gratz ; 24 miles E. of Kenigingratz.

fometimes with to, and sometimes with by.-The STICADOS. n. f. icadis, Lat.) An herb. knuse wil stick by thee. Shak.-The first contains Ainsworth.

ir sticking fait to Chrift, when the Chriftian profefSTICHI, an ancient kind of verse. See SCRIP- fion is perfecuted. Hammond. . TURE, Sect. VIII.

Some stick to you, and some to t'other side. STICHOS, a name given by the oid writers to

Dryden. a pectoral confection, the principal ingredient of They could not conclude, that to be their intewhich was the herb marrubium or horehound. relt, and being lo convinced, purfue it and stick to

(1.) * STICK. n. l. (ticca. Saxon; slecco, Ita- it. Tillotson.-Stick by us and we will stick by you. lian; fteck, Dutch.] 1. A piece of wood fmall Davenant.-The advantage will be on our lide, if and long.-The hert, orpin, with which in the we stick to its efTentiais. Addison. 7. To be trou. country they trim their houses, binding it to a blesome by adhering with by or to.-am fatisfied lath or fick set against a wall. Bacon.

to trifle away my time, rather than let it stick by Some gather ficks the kindled flames to feed. me. Pope. 8. To reinain; not to be loft.-Pro

Dryden. Verbial sentences are formed into verle, whereby 2. Many inftruments long and lendır are called they stick upon the memory. Watts. 9. To dweil sticks.

upon; not to forsake. If the matter be knotty, - (2.) STICKS, or Foot-STICKS, in printing, lips the mind must top and buckle to it, and stick uof wood that sie bei ween the foot of the page and pon it with labour and thought. Locke.--Every the chase, to which they are wedged fast by the man has beloved studies which the mind will more quoins, to keep the form firm, in conjunction clofely stick to. Locke. 10. To ciufe difficulties with the fide-sticks, which are placed at the fide or fcruple.--This is the difficulty that sticks with of the page, and fix:d in the same manner by the most reasonable of those who refuse to join means of quo'p. :

with the Revolution. Swift. 11. To leruple; to (1.) * TO STICK.V. a. preterite fuck; participle hesitate.-It makes ibe other party stick the lefs. paff. stuck. Rican, Saxon. To falten un fo as Bacon.--The church of Rome, under pretext of that it may adhere.-

exposition of Scripture, doth not stick to ad and The points of spears are fuck within the alter. Bacon.-Rather than impute our mifcar. thield.

Dryden. riages to our own corruptio', we do not frick to -Would our ldies, instea l of picking on a pateh arraign providence itfclf. L'Estrange.--Every one againft their country, sacrifice their necklaces a. without hesitation suppoles eternity, and sticks gainst the commun enemy, what decrets ought not to afcribe infinity to duration. Locke. That not to be made in their favour? riddison.- two boties cinrot be in the same place is a truth Oh for some pedant reign,

that no body any more sticks at, than at this is.axTo stick the doctor's chair unto the throne. im, that it is impoffible for the same thing to be,"

i Pope, and no: to be. Locke:--To stick at nothing for the (2.) * To Srick. V. . 1. To adhere; to unite publick intereit is reprefented as the refined part itself by its tenacity or penetrating power.--I will of the Venctian wifilom. Addison.-Some /tick not cause the fish of thy rivers to stick unto thy scales. to say, that the parton and aitorney forged a will. Bz. The green caterpillar breedeth in the inward Arbuthnot. 12. To be stopped ; to be unable to parts of roses not blown, where the dew fticketh. proceed.-Bacon.---Though the sword be put into the theatt, But Screw your courage to the sticking place, we must not suffer it there to fiick fo fast as that. And we'll not fail.

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