10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PLAGUILY»
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The Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang
plaguily . Exceedingly: coll: C.18–20. Swift; Landor, 1828, 'Ronsard is so plaguily
stiff and stately.' Ob. by 1850. plaguy . 'Pestilent'; CONFOUNDED; excessive, very
great: coll: late C.17–20; ob. Motteux, 1694, 'Women that have a plaguy deal ...
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You look'd scornful, and snift at the dean ; But he durst not so much as once open
his lips, And the doctor was plaguily down in the hips. — Swift. I am puzzled most
plaguily to get words to tell you what I think.— Mqj. Doit-ning's Letters, p. 3.
John Russell Bartlett, 1848
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Collier.— —When a Neapolitan cavalier has nothing else to do, he falls a
tumbling over his papers, to fee if he can stnrt a law suit, and/f/c/pwr any of his
neighbours. AiUison. ' PLAGUILY. adv. [from plaguy.] Vexati- otifiy; horribly. A low
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, 1807
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Addijoa- •» PLAGUILY. adv. [from plaguy. 1 Vexati- oufly; horribly. A low word.—
He. has me fo plaguily under the lash, I dare not interrupt him. Dryden. — . •• • - • .
1 he doctor was plaguily down in -the. hips. □ □ □ - i Sivift. * PLAGUY, adj.
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plaguily under the lash, I dare not interrupt him. you my method of proceeding.
Drydrn. — Ti» arc the best builders ; some are best For plan's*. •i first suggested
by Mr Baldwin, the English consul, and from him adopted by P. Luigi di Paira,
Gentleman Jack: A Naval Story
the truth, my starn-post is so plaguily shaken I can't come to an anchor, as you do
on the carpet; I must wait for the chairs." " Then," said Fitzjohn, " you'll wait long
enough ; they never use chairs in this country." Upon hearing this, Jim swore ...
William Johnson Neale, 1837
--This whispering bodes rne- 'no good; but he has meso plaguily under the. lash,
I dare not interrupt him. Dryden. You look'd scornful, and snift at the dean; But he
durst not so much as once open his lips, And the doctor was plaguily down in ...
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Flora, You'll sind her in a very ill Humour l can tell you before-hand, she gave me
a thousand short Words whilst I dress'd her this Morning, nothing wou'd please
her; I believe she is so plaguily out of Humour she has hardly said her Prayers ...
Richard Estcourt, Florent Carton Dancourt, 1706
Thomas Middleton: The Collected Works
She lost her maidenhead in Brecknockshire. sir walter I hear you mumble, Davy.
davy I have teeth, sir; I need not mumble yet this forty years. sir walter [aside] The
knave bites plaguily! yellowhammer [to Gentleman] What's your price, sir?
Thomas Middleton, Gary Taylor, John Lavagnino, 2010
Colonel Atwit: Her Ladyship was plaguily bambed; I warrant, it put her into the
hips. Neverout: I smoked her huge nose, and egad she put me in mind of the
woodcock, that strives to hide his long bill, and then thinks nobody sees him.
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Pygmalion, His Majesty's Theatre, 1914, review
An unmarried husband must be so plaguily polite to his lady. And so forth. THE SANGUINARY ADJECTIVE. Mr. Doolittle was a joy. But as a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 14»