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accrew

(əˈkruː)
vb
a variant spelling of accrue
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But all as in most exquisite pictures they use to blaze and portraict not onely the daintie lineaments of beautye, but also rounde about it to shadow the rude thickets and craggy clifts, that by the basenesse of such parts, more excellency may accrew to the principall; for oftimes we fynde ourselves, I knowe not how, singularly delighted with the shewe of such naturall rudenesse, and take great pleasure in that disorderly order.
alludes not only to Ciceronian decorum but to Horatian utpicturapoesis: "as in most exquisite pictures they use to blaze and portraict not only the daintie lineaments of beautye, but also rounde about it to shadow the rude thickets and craggy cliffs, that by the basenesse of such parts, more excellency may accrew to the principall .