Definition of Prones
1. prone [n] - See also: prone
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Literary usage of Prones
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1. Wills and Inventories from the Registry of the Archdeaconry of Richmond by James Raine, Church of England Archdeaconry of Richmond (1853)
"... ij s. vjd. iij. wast girdles of cloth, xvij dj Ib. of London sylk, xiiij s. A grose of sylke points, A quarteron of currance, viij s. In prones and ..."
2. The Old English Bible and Other Essays by Francis Aidan Gasquet (1897)
"... exhortations founded upon some Biblical passage, and prones upon the Scripture lessons proper for the special Sundays upon which they were preached. ..."
3. History of the Rise and Influence of the Spirit of Rationalism in Europe by William Edward Hartpole Lecky (1872)
"The universal practice of the Church was to place magic and sorcery among the reserved cases, and at prones, to declare magicians and sorcerers ..."
4. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"So to the sacred mount he takes his way, prones bis young wings, an'l tunes his infant lay, His oaten reed to rural ditties frames, To flocks and rocks, ..."
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