American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

Contents:
Author: Noah Webster

Mortality

MORTAL’ITY, n. [L. mortalitas.] Subjection to death or the necessity of dying.

When I saw her die,

I then did think on your mortality.

1. Death.

Gladly would I meet

Mortality, my sentence.

2. Frequency of death; actual death of great numbers of men or beasts; as a time of great mortality.

3. Human nature.

Take these tears, mortality’s relief.

4. Power of destruction.

Mortality and mercy in Vienna,

Live in thy tongue and heart.

Contents:

Related Resources

None available for this document.

Download Options


Title: American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

Select an option:

*Note: A download may not start for up to 60 seconds.

Email Options


Title: American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

Select an option:

Email addres:

*Note: It may take up to 60 seconds for for the email to be generated.

Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Mortality," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed April 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CP53EVSNAAGN91C.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Mortality." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 20 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CP53EVSNAAGN91C.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Mortality' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 20 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CP53EVSNAAGN91C.