Definition of Despights
1. despight [n] - See also: despight
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Despights
Literary usage of Despights
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English by Egerton Brydges (1815)
"... game hath well been plaid, If I with mischief shall not be repaid For my good will; nor left when I have done To bear the burthen of despights, alone. ..."
2. Minor Poets of the Caroline Period by George Saintsbury (1905)
"... Wherewith her fickleness infects the " Since froward Fortune (that ir, world, Hath us subverted loaded with despights, 429 despight] The influence of ..."
3. The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...by William Hone by William Hone (1841)
"To shun the world's despights ono hoar. Thus into mirth I'll turn them ; Since, therefore, 'ill not in my power, (Though oft I fore-discern them) And ..."
4. Specimens of the Pre-Shaksperean Drama by John Matthews Manly (1897)
"... My graue is mine, that rids me from despights.4 [5-] [Bon.] Accept my gig, guid king, and let me rest; The graue with guid men is a gay-built nest. ..."