v. t. & i.1.To sound.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It happed that Pyctagoras passed forth openly and herd smythes bete with hamers on hote yron & acorde eueryche to other in certayne ordre of sowne. For the sharpe sowne acorded to the grete and made the smythes to chaunge hamers, but the same acorde of sownyng folowed alway Than he toke hede that the hamers were of dyuse weyght and bade hym make greter hamers And from hamers he tomede hym to examyne strenges and streyned guttes- and senewes of shepe and of beestes fastned to dyuerse weyghtes such weyghtes as he founden in the hamer and hadde suche song and acorde as the rather acordynge of hamers made with swetnesse of kyndly sowne of strenges.
to hire pe hameres sowne, and he fonde proporcions and acorde of
Drayton's Jane looks ahead to Elizabeth's reign, anticipating that Elizabeth will rescue the scepter and "Roote out the dregs Idolatry hath sowne" (L1v).
This honour was confirmed by charter in November of that year with the words: "The City or Town of Coventry, aforesaid with Radford, Keresley, Folkeshull [Foleshill], Eccleshall [Exhall], Anstey, Shulton [Shilton], Calwedon [Caludon], Wikely [Wyken], Henley, Wood-end, Stoke, Bigginge [Biggin Hill area], Whitley, Pinley, Asthull [depopulated], Hernehall [Harnall], Horwell [depopulated Earlsdon/Hearsall area] and Whabberley, Hamlets of the City or Town aforesaid and that part of Sowne [Walsgrave]...and Stivichall, which are within...and part of the County of Warwick...shall
Anne obviously demonstrates her true nobility through her cultivation of the virtues she has inherited from her mother: "To you, as to Gods Steward I doe write, / In whom the seeds of virtue have bin sowne, / By your most worthy mother, in whose right, / All her faire parts you challenge as your owne" (57-60).
Wilkins's version is clearly based on Twine's: 'he fell into a sowne, from which so soone as ever he was once revived, immediatelie hee went unto the shippes .
[vertical bar] Some frisking shake their feete, & measures tread & rimes they sowne' (VI.
And as he walkyd uppe and done, Sore sygheng, he herd a sowne Of dyverse mynstralsy, Of trumpers, pypers, and nakerners, Of herpers notys and gytherners, Of sytall and of sautrey.
To hys part them selues sorewhat bent Now they fere they shall be shent Soche gostlye sedes had they sowne.
And more to lulle him in his slumber soft, A trickling streame from high rock tumbling downe And ever-drizling raine upon the lofte, Mixt with a murmuring winde, much like the sowne Of swarming Bees, did caste him in a swowne .
You that come by, and chance this booke to see, Peruse it well, and judge indifferently; Yeeld him no more that made it, but his owne, And give him leave to reape what he hath sowne. But if it chance to stand within the sight Of any time-observing Parasite; Or any value obsequious Sicophant Think with a bended front his Muse to daunt, Him doth this little little booke despise, And seemes as flashing lightning to his eyes: In this as in a glasse, those men may see The true proportion of their vanitie.
How euery man and woman ought to cease of theyr synnes at ye sownynge of a dredable horne Ho / ho / you blynde folke / derked in ye clowde Of ignoraunt fumes / thycke & mystycall Take hede of my horne / totynge all alowde With boystous sownes / & blastes boryall Gyuynge you warnynge / of the Jogement fynall The whiche dayly is redy / to gyue sentence On peruers people / replete with neclygence.