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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." Plutarch, Lives, Llll 4v (944).
We might note that African American readers of Smith might be more inclined to "mislike" what they hear than White readers; they might, indeed, follow the lead of the San story listener and "watch for" a different, more inviting story.
Harington narrates that, as a result of Ralegh's information, the bishop 'indured many sharp messages from the Queene of which my selfe caryed him one, deliverd me by my lord of Leicester, who seemd to favor the bishop and mislike with the knight for molesting him' (118).
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.
He offers the collection for profit and pleasure and is only concerned that some readers might 'mislike' the 'statelinesse of stile' (ibid.).
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'.
"Mislike me not, for my complexion" is printed on its title page.
Reflecting on the "sowre mislike" and "open reproach" that had greeted his Campaspe, he nervously attempted to justify the abandonment in his next play of the "wonted mirthes ...
fell to be their table-talk." Soon "they descended (oh, never to be forgotten presumption!) 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." They move rapidly (goaded by Clinias in the New Arcadia, but on their own in the Old Arcadia) from affectionate celebration of the king to irreverence towards him, and finally to the conclusion that they need not be "astonished with vain titles, which have their force but in our force" (NA, p.
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.
These include Vardaman's "Cooked and et" and "My mother is a fish" (57, 66-67, 84, 101, 102, 195, 196); Cash's "It dont bother [me] none" (196, 207, 208, 239) and "It aint [on a] balance[d]" (96, 108, 144, 145, 165); and Anse's variations on such formulae as "No man so mislikes it" (19, 29, 30), "I dont begrudge her" (78, 117, 163), "Was there ere a such misfortunate man" (157, 163), and "I [or "We"] wouldn't be beholden" (19, 117, 206, 207).