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Knowledge (verb)

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To Kno'wledge. v.a. [not in use.] To acknowledge; to avow.

The prophet Hosea tells us that God saith of the Jews, they have reigned, but not by me; which proveth plainly, that there are governments which God doth not avow: for though they be ordained by his secret providence, yet they are not knowledged by his revealed will. Bacon's holy War.

Sources: Bacon, Francis (396)

Attributes: Verb Active (289)

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