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Accompt  n.  See Account. Note: Accompt, accomptant, etc., are archaic forms.

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"Accompt" Quotes from Famous Books

... right, Gilbert Pearson," said Cromwell, grasping his officer's hand, and strongly pressing it. "Be the half of this bold accompt thine, whether the reckoning ...
— Woodstock; or, The Cavalier • Sir Walter Scott

... bred my women, and that holds my dead, ENGLAND, and with her the strong broods that stand Wherever her fighting lines are thrust or spread! They call us proud?—Look at our English Rose! Shedders of blood?—Where hath our own been spared? Shopkeepers?—Our accompt the high GOD knows. Close?—In our bounty half the world hath shared. They hate us, and they envy? Envy and hate Should drive them to the PIT'S edge?—Be it so! That race is damned which misesteems its fate; And this, in GOD'S good ...
— Hawthorn and Lavender - with Other Verses • William Ernest Henley

... good accompt of the euidences giuen against her that none of them amounted to what Mr. Perkins, Mr. Bernard and Mr. Mather with others state as sufficiently conuictiue of witchcraft, namely 1st Confession (this there was none of) 2dly two good wittnesses proueing som act ...
— The Witchcraft Delusion In Colonial Connecticut (1647-1697) • John M. Taylor

... this Tract. An Accompt of the Improvement of Optick Glasses at Rome. Of the Observation made in England, of a Spot in one of the Belts of the Planet Jupiter. Of the motion of the late Comet praedicted. The Heads of many New Observations and Experiments, ...
— Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society - Vol 1 - 1666 • Various

... Massachusetts Bay" to Captain John Endicott, written at Gravesend, England, the 17th of April, 1629, says: "If you want any Swyne wee have agreed with those of Ne[w] Plimouth that they deliver you six Sowes with pigg for which they a[re] to bee allowed 9 lb. in accompt of what they the Plymouth people owe unto Mr. Goffe [our] deputie [Governor]." It appears from the foregoing that the Pilgrims at New Plymouth were in debt to Mr. Goffe in 1629, presumably for advances ...
— The Mayflower and Her Log, Complete • Azel Ames

... it. For in all adversity of fortune it is the most unhappy kind of misfortune to have been happy." "But," quoth she, "thou canst not justly impute to the things themselves that thou art punished for thy false opinion. For if this vain name of casual felicity moveth thee, let us make accompt with how many and how great things thou aboundest. Wherefore, if that which in all thy revenues of fortune thou esteemest most precious doth still by God's providence remain safe and untouched, canst thou, retaining the best, justly ...
— The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy • Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius

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