strait englannista suomeksi
1866, (w), “Aholibah” in ''Poems and Ballads'', London: John Camden Hotten, p. 311,https://archive.org/details/b29012685
- Sweet oil was poured out on thy head
- And ran down like cool rain between
- The strait close locks it melted in.
1894, (w), “To One in Bedlam” in ''The Second Book of The Rhymers’ Club'', London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane, p. 35,https://archive.org/details/secondbookofrhym00rhym
- Those scentless wisps of straw, that miserably line
- His strait, caged universe, whereat the dull world stares,
- Pedant and pitiful.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 4-1)
(RQ:KJV) after the most straitest sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
(RQ:Beaumont Fletcher Comedies and Tragedies) Stay a little, / Is not this peece too streight? / ''Arcite''. No, no, tis well.
18th c., (w), ''Sermons on Several Subjects'', 2nd edition, 1771, Volume III, Sermon XI, p. 253,https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/007692365
- But to make your strait Circumstances yet straiter, for the Sake of idle Gratifications, and distress yourselves in Necessaries, only to indulge in Trifles and Vanities, delicate Food, shewish Dress, ensnaring Diversions, is every Way wrong.
(RQ:Shakespeare King John) I do not ask you much, / I beg cold comfort; and you are so strait / And so ingrateful, you deny me that.
(RQ:Defoe Captain Singleton) we steered directly through a large Out-let, which they call a Streight, tho’ it be fifteen Miles broad (..)
A narrow pass, passage or street.
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
(RQ:Tennyson Poems 1842)
A difficult position.
1684, (w), “A Sermon Preached at Westminster-Abbey” in ''Twelve Sermons Preached upon Several Occasions'', London: Thomas Bennett, 1692, p. 420,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A60954.0001.001
- (..) let no man, who owns the Belief of a Providence, grow desperate or forlorn, under any Calamity or Strait whatsoever (..)
To confine; put to difficulties.
1577, (w) ''et al.'', ''(w)'', London: 1577, Volume 1, The Historie of Englande, p. 3,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A03448.0001.001
- After Bardus, the Celtes (..) were in short tyme, and with small labour broughte vnder the subiection of the Giaunt Albion, the sonne of Neptune, who altering the state of things here in this yland, straited the name of Celtica and the Celtes within the boundes of Gallia (..)
(RQ:Shakespeare Winter's Tale) If your lass / Interpretation should abuse and call this / Your lack of love or bounty, you were straited / For a reply (..)
1658, William Sanderson, ''A Compleat History of the Life and Raigne of (w)'', London: Humphrey Moseley ''et al.'', p. 885,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A62144.0001.001
- The King, Duke of ''York'', Prince ''Rupert'' and ''Maurice'' are still at ''Oxford'' closely surrounded by the Parliaments Forces, and the other not well resolving what course to take, all their Horse being about ''Faringdon'', in expectation of the Lord ''Ashley'' with his Foot to joyn in a Body, if they be not prevented by Colonel ''Fleetwood'' and ''Rainsborough'', straiting and allarming Oxford very often (..)
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-2)