A Dictionary of the English Language
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Advertence

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Adve'rtence. n.s. [from advert.] Attention to; regard to; consideration.

Christianity may make Archimedes his challenge; give it but where it may set its foot; allow but a sober advertence to its proposals, and it will move the whole world. Decay of Piety.

Sources: Allestree, Richard (89)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Advertence." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 27, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=15206.


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