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
It would be iniquitous and unnecessary to give an action in such a case for plainly the popular action cannot destroy the private action; and it would be hard beyond measure to oblige every person to [defend] a popular action where he is liable to be called to accompt a second time at the instance of the private party.
Stock, was transferred from the Accompt apart, of Geo Boune to King James his Accompt: Which was, in the said Company's Books, so passed the 30th November 1687 (88).
John Spreull, An Accompt Current betwixt Scotland and England Balanced Together with an Essay of a Scheme of the Product of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1705, 25, NLS, Rare Book Collection, 1.
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.
These are "such as are contriv'd on Purpose to supply the Defect of a Debitor or Creditor, in all personal or real Accompts; seeing that no Accompt can alone consist of a Debitor without a Creditor, or vice versa".
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.
17) "To the end that an Accompt may bee taken by the said Master and Wardens or theire Deputy or Deputies thereof" (1695.
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.