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Anear  prep., adv.  Near. (R.) "It did not come anear." "The measure of misery anear us."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Anear" Quotes from Famous Books



... through the mighty Fields at our will, and walkt in the Love Paths of the Fields, which did be alway anear to those places where did be the villages. And I to hide our name, lest we to be beset by any, out of natural curiousness and kindliness; for we to need to be ...
— The Night Land • William Hope Hodgson

... rampart of renown; And hacked and dull were the edges that had rent the wall of foes: Yet he stood upright by Gunnar before that shielded close, Nor looked on the foeman's faces as their wild eyes drew anear, And their faltering shield-rims clattered with the remnant of their fear; But he gazed on the Niblung woman, and the daughter of his folk, Who sat o'er all unchanging ere the ...
— Lyra Heroica - A Book of Verse for Boys • Various

... Betwixt me and the dreadful outer brink Of obvious death, where I, who thought to sink, Was caught up into love, and taught the whole Of life in a new rhythm. The cup of dole God gave for baptism, I am fain to drink, And praise its sweetness, Sweet, with thee anear. The names of country, heaven, are changed away For where thou art or shalt be, there or here; And this . . . this lute and song . . . loved yesterday, (The singing angels know) are only dear Because thy name moves right ...
— Sonnets from the Portuguese • Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

... heard a roaring wind: It did not come anear; But with its sound it shook the sails, That ...
— Poems of Coleridge • Coleridge, ed Arthur Symons

... then shall he kneel low, With the red-roan steed anear him, Which shall seem to understand, Till I answer, 'Rise and go! For the world must love and fear him Whom I gift with heart ...
— Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8 • Charles H. Sylvester

... and we can hear the voicing of the kine come from the pasture lot anear the styes ...
— Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions - Vol. I • Slason Thompson

... him the speech of the eddies seemed to grow greater as other voices failed. Then arose the wind, and went through the long grass and talked in the crannies of the rock-wall of the Flood as the waters spake below; and none came anear, nor might he hearken any foot of man, only far-off voices from the steads of a barking dog or ...
— The Sundering Flood • William Morris

... greet thou the Geatmen with gracious responses! So ought one to do. Be kind to the Geatmen, 50 In gifts not niggardly; anear and afar now Peace thou enjoyest. Report hath informed me Thou'lt have for a bairn the battle-brave hero. Now is Heorot cleansed, ...
— Beowulf - An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem • The Heyne-Socin

... the world?—he questions a fleet in the dark! Answer it, friend or foe! And, ringing from mast to mast, Mother, hast thou forgotten what cry in the dark went past, Answering still as he questioned? Before the world? O, hark, Ringing anear, Before the world? ... was God ... All's well! Dying afar ... Before the world? ... All's ...
— The Lord of Misrule - And Other Poems • Alfred Noyes

... his Major and regimental commander, the genial and gallant Gahogan, slumbering in a peace like that of the just. He stretched himself anear, put out his hand to touch his sabre and revolver, drew his caped great-coat over him, moved once to free his back of a root or pebble, glanced languidly at a single struggling star, thought for an instant of his far-away mother, turned his head with a ...
— The Brigade Commander • J. W. Deforest



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