Word of the Day: EYE-BRINE

from eye + brine

“…The Iudge that would be lik’st him, when he giues
His Doome on the Delinquent most that grieues.
Powders his words in Eye-brine, so to tast
of Grace, to them, that (so condemn’d) are grac’t

From: A Select Second Husband for Sir Thomas Ouerburie’s Wife,
now a Matchlesse Widow;
Divers Elegies Tovching the Death of the Never Too Mvch Praised and Pitied, Sir Thomas Overbvry
By John Davies, 1616

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