n.1.See Poise.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"We poize to create a better understanding of the initiative across the globe, otherwise viewed/blamed for being ill-informed & heavily wrapped and always seen with scepticism that is manoeuvred to will."
pursue the patentees, for sure Falce information did the writt procure: The seale is counterfeict, the referrees Have taken bribes: then first examine these, Restore faire Charitie to her place againe, And he that suffers now may then complaine: Set her at Justice feete, then let the poize By them directed be, and not by noise.
Just as Lovelace would have Cavalier friends "Bid us lay in 'gainst Winter, Raine, and poize / Their flouds, with an o'reflowing glasse," and Vaughan prescribes "Fresh spirits to the blood," the three cousins "recreate" themselves with Lord Calsindow's assortment of spirits in an attempt to arrest their own "continuation of misery." (33)
P--n tell me your Faults" and "whenever I see a Number of agreeable Qualities in any Person, I am always sure, they have bad ones sufficient to poize the Scales").