accompt


Related to accompt: puissance

accompt

(əˈkɒmpt)
n
an account
vb (tr)
to account
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An Sir Kay had had time to get another skin of sour wine into him, ye had seen the accompt doubled.
Well, Prior,'' said the Outlaw, ``I will detain thee no longer here than to give the Jew a quittance for the six hundred crowns at which thy ransom is fixed I accept of him for my pay-master; and if I hear that ye boggle at allowing him in his accompts the sum so paid by him, Saint Mary refuse me, an I burn not the abbey over thine head, though I hang ten years the sooner
On its title page, SC6/JASI/ 1646 is described as "The Declaration of the Accompt of Sir George Carew" for "Anglia" for the year "Anno HP" 1605.
9) The difficulty with the visual arts lies in persuading viewers to 'play ball'; artists cannot, as Shakespeare did, demand help from their audience's imagination: And let us, ciphers to this great accompt, On your imaginary forces work.
writs of debt and accompt, and all other such actions," be
The searchers are likewise warned "que nullez serchoures ne facent aucune destruccion en lour coillet en autre manere mes comme ils voillent en respondre devant le meir et accompt rendre a lartifice avant dit" (that no searchers should cause any damage during their collection except as they wish to answer for it before the mayor and render an account to the aforesaid craft; YMB 1:99).
There is similar testimony to the joys of purgatorial suffering in a tract from the early 17th century by the French Jesuit Etienne Binet: "Wherefore under the notion of the Paradice of Purgatory, I understand, the excessive joyes of these captive souls, the incomparable acts of their will and understanding, and the continual favours shour'd down upon them from Heaven, even amidst their most cruel torments" (Etienne Binet, Purgatory Surveyed, or, A Particular Accompt of the Happy and Yet Thrice Unhappy State of the Souls There: Also of the Singular Charity and Wayes We Have to Relieve Them, trans.
When the words from the "hollow kind of conversation" are "being brought into the accompt," it can be seen, Steele claims, that "they are meer Cyphers.
For I am now no private person; I am a publicque and a councellor to the whole state in that place, where it is lawfull for me to speake my minde freely and nor you (as counsellors) to call me to accompt for any thing that I doe speake in the House" (Ibid.
signed] Luis Gomes Abraham De Lucena An accompt of Administration of Lewis Gomes & Ab.
In a polemical broadsheet providing 'Some Remarks on the East-India Company's Accompt and Propositions for Establishing the Trade', an anonymous author addressed a familiar sentiment to the 'Old' stockholders:
John Teeple's inventory was set out as `An Accompt of Losses sustained by me', providing an evaluation of his loss of land, house, hides and leather for his business, domestic animals, implements, household furnishings etc.