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meane

(miːn)
vb
to complain or lament
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His examples of Nero and Caligula are, of course, distinctly unpromising, and their incongruity receives emphasis in Young Loveless's question, 'What meane they Captaine?
With him appear also "sundry Ships, Frigots, and Gallies" from "the rich and Golden Indian Mines"; over the scene presides a "Golden King" and his "peerelesse Queene" bearing "no meane quantity of Indian Gold.
Daborne, as one interested in the matter, would faine perswade greater respect and submission to Ministers, which Laymen commonly set at naught; and no mervaile, whereas they, for the most part are idiots, and upstarts, which for thriving ill in some Mechanicall trade, or for shuning Iustice that pursueth them for their misdemeanour, or for scraping some hungry benefices, tume Ministers, yea, and are made Gospellers, or rather Gospel-spillers, having not asmuch as meane insight, in the seven liberall Artes, much lesse in Divinitie or Canon-law, yet they call themselves Reformers of Religion, when they should rather bee called Deformers, such is their loose-debauched life, wherewith they might sooner pervert a Christian and make him tume Atheist, then make an Atheist become Christian.
From left: Barbara Travis, Mark King, Sarah Smithson, operations manager at Stick 'n' Step, Val Coe, Cheryl Bradley, Rhys Griffiths and Nicola and Max Meane
28) In the meane space our waterman not daring to abide the terrible tryall of examination, because the Duke of Saxon was in Armes against the King of Beame, he ran away, (JOTAYLOR-E2-P2, 3,98.
They screwed their scurvy jawes and look't awry, Like hissing snakes adjudging it to die: Clapping, or hissing, is the onely meane That tries and searches out a well write Sceane, The stinkards oft will hisse without a cause, And for a baudy jeast will give applause.
the interpretours of Plato do thinke that the wonderfull and incomprehensible ordre of the celestial bodies, I meane sterres and pianettes, and their motions harmonicall, gave to them that intensity, and by the deepe serche of raison beholde their coursis, in the sondrye diversities of nombre and tyme, a fourme of imitation of a semblable motion, whiche they called daunsinge or saltation; wherefore the more nere they approached to that temperance and subtile modulation of the saide superior bodies, the more perfecte and commendable is their daunsinge, which is most like to the trouthe of any opinion that I have hitherto founden.
And therefore when this meane is used by man, which he knoweth hath no such vertue in it, for the effecting of that worke for which it was used, there is a secret league made with the Devil.
Now by this you may see what a large field you have for good works, in what calling soever you are set, though it bee never so meane a place you have" (qtd.
Your Perfection I meane (since there cannot be any perfection here saue onely Comparative) your going on to perfection Heb.
The beauty of Bermingham, a good market down in the extreame (border) parts of Warwickshire, is one street, going up alonge (Digbeth) almost from the left ripe (bank) of the brooke, up on the meane (modest) hill by the length of a quarter of a mile.
El alcantarillado que deposita las aguas en el rio Loretoyacu esta disponible para el 50% de la poblacion; el suministro de energia es de 24 horas, los residuos solidos se llevan al relleno sanitario Guhire Meane dentro del casco urbano, el cual ya esta llegando a su capacidad maxima.