abuseth

All Verb Noun Adjective Adverb
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  • God hath given him place for penance, and he abuseth it unto pride: but his eyes are upon his ways. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Job Book 20
  • But this, she thinks, our pain high cause excuseth, Where her, who should rule pain, false pain abuseth. Cited from A Defence of Poesie and Poems, by Philip Sidney
  • Who will regard his fame, who will be concerned to excuse his faults, who so outrageously abuseth the reputation of others? Cited from Sermons on Evil-Speaking, by Isaac Barrow
  • Great was their shame, and the like or worse betide him who abuseth fair lady, and then leaveth her. Cited from Chronicle Of The Cid, Various
  • For the experience of age, in things that fall within the compass of it, directeth them; but in new things abuseth them. Cited from The Golden Censer, by John McGovern
  • Their children he chooseth where he will in their youth, and taketh them from their parents, conveying them whither he will, where their friends never see them after, and abuseth them as he will. Cited from Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation, by Thomas More
  • For the experi- ence of age, in things that fall within the compass of it, directeth them; but in new things, abuseth them. Cited from Essays of Francis Bacon
  • He abuseth thee finely, saith thou art a debauched vagabond, which is an insult to me thy serving companion, whom he threatened with the stocks. Cited from Cromwell, by Alfred B. Richards
  • One such preacher much more abuseth the name of Christ and of his bitter passion than do five hundred gamblers who in their idle business swear and foreswear themselves by his holy bitter passion at dice. Cited from Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation, by Thomas More
  • For instance, he that calls thee salt-fish monger plainly and openly abuseth; but he that says, I remember when you wiped your nose upon your sleeve, maliciously jeers. Cited from Works Volume 3: Essays and Miscellanies, Plutarch
  • Their third is, how much it abuseth men's wit, training it to wanton sinfulness and lustful love; for indeed that is the principal, if not the only abuse I can hear alleged. Cited from English literary criticism, Various, C.E. Vaughan
  • Wherefore, according to his ability and allowance, he assaulteth, tempteth, abuseth, and stirs up what he can to be hurtful to these poor people, that he may, while his time shall last, make it as hard and difficult for them to go to eternal glory as he can. Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3, John Bunyan
  • But like as, where the devil useth the blood of a man's own body toward his purpose in provoking him to lechery, the man must and doth with grace and wisdom resist it; so must the man do whose melancholy humours and devil abuseth, toward the casting of such a desperate dread into his heart. Cited from Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation, by Thomas More