Definition of Poysed
1. poyse [v] - See also: poyse
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Literary usage of Poysed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1800)
"... reading of Scriptures, good Divines, good advice and conference, applying God's word to their distressed souls, it must be corrected and counter-poysed. ..."
2. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1913)
"... bee butt as well poysed as I morally promise myself it will be in this, I think his Majesty will have noe cause to send them home againe. ..."
3. Elizabethan Critical Essays by George Gregory Smith (1904)
"... and according too that weight oure syllables must bee poysed. Wherefor syth thee poi'tes ..."
4. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"Philosophers knowne rule, that the Earth, is equally poysed /. 3. c. i2. on "0th S1"es o1 "er owne centre. And thirdly, that y Alii, the center of the Earth ..."