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After-endeavour

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A'fter-endeavour. n.s. [from after and endeavour.] Endeavours made after the first effort or endeavour.

There is no reason why the sound of a pipe should leave traces in their brains, which, not first, but by their after-endeavours, should produce the like sounds. Locke.

Sources: Locke, John (269)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "After-endeavour." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: June 29, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21350.


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