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While the temporizer was castigated for a complacent approach to soul-searching, the Christian in the throes of doubt need only to "greatly mislike this thy doubting" to gain confidence of election.
To be short, if this mislike thee (said he) thou hast Hipparehus one of my infranchised bondmen with thee: hang him if thou wilt, or whippe him at thy pleasure, that we may crie quittance.
One woman prays, "O Almightie and mercifull God, maker of heaven and earth, which for sin, hast enjoined to me, and all woman-kind, a greevous paine, to bring forth children, I mislike not this thy decree, but I acknowledge the same to be holie, irreprehensible, and good" (99).
He then concludes this thoughtful account of how best to communicate with the Queen with an uncharacteristically unguarded and poignant description of his reaction to being designated her majesty's pygmy: "Though I may not find fault with the name she gives me, yet seem I only not to mislike it because she gives it.
But he seems to take its point of view seriously: 'I know the learned will mislike it, and how the state will bear with it, I know not'.
26) It didn't work, and when five years later he wrote that "Onelie this doeth encourage vs, that presenting our studies before Gentlemen, thogh they receiue an inward mislike, wee shall not be hist with an open disgrace," his confidence seems to be expressed more in hope than expectation.
to a direct mislike of your living from among them," and reasoned that "you disdained them; and what were the pomps of your estate if their arms maintained you not.
If we eliminate from the list most of the words that share the same roots as words used by Webster but that differ from him in being a different part of speech (a verb, say, as opposed to a noun) or in possessing a prefix or suffix (as in the case of mislike / like or mediator / mediate), the list reduces by approximately one third to about 4 percent of the total vocabulary of SP.