Definition of Pronest
1. prone [adj] - See also: prone
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pronest
Literary usage of Pronest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Antiquarian Gleanings from Aberdeenshire Records edited by Gavin Turreff (1871)
"... pronest, and baillies of this burght, ather of thame according to their awin power and ... be the pronest and baillies, ..."
2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... 100 They soon perfection reach. But fly, with care, The Moco nation ; they themselves destroy. Worms lurk in all : yet, pronest they to worms, ..."
3. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1908)
"... and, when he speaks again and again of' ignorance,' he shows that ' they, sweet souls who most impute the fault Are pronest to it and impute themselves. ..."
4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1908)
"... and, when he spe;iks ;t again of ' ignorance,' he shows that ' they, sweet -> most impute the fault Are pronest to it and impu selves. ..."