Thy

Definitions

  • Ah, Wretch, if Thy Father Saw Thee!'——354
    Ah, Wretch, if Thy Father Saw Thee!'——354
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • pron Thy Of thee, or belonging to thee; the more common form of thine, possessive case of thou; -- used always attributively, and chiefly in the solemn or grave style, and in poetry. Thine is used in the predicate; as, the knife is thine . See Thine. "Our father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done.""These are thy glorious works, Parent of good."
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Additional illustrations & photos:

THERE'S AN END TO ALL THY BEAUTY' SAID THE SPITEFUL QUEEN THERE'S AN END TO ALL THY BEAUTY' SAID THE SPITEFUL QUEEN
Thou shalt haf thy Bhaer Thou shalt haf thy Bhaer

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The name for Ivory Soap was inspired by a verse from the Bible. Harley Proctor got though of the name when the minister read from Psalms 45:8, "All thy garments smell of myrrh and aloes and cassia, out of the ivory palaces whereby they have made thee glad."
    • thy Of or pertaining to thee: possessive of the pronoun thou, second person singular. It is used in solemn and grave style. See thine.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Harley Proctor found the name "Ivory" for his soap in the Bible. He was in church reading the line, "All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad." The original name of the soap was P&G White Soap.
    • poss. adj Thy thī thine, of or pertaining to thee.
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Quotations

  • William Wycherley
    William Wycherley
    “Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy judgment see.”
  • Miguel De Cervantes
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    “Tell me thy company, and I'll tell thee what thou art.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin%20Franklin
    “Drive thy business or it will drive thee.”
  • Sir Thomas Browne
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    “Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks.”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shall find it after many days.”
  • James Elroy Flecker
    James Elroy Flecker
    “And some to Meccah turn to pray, and I toward thy bed, Yasmin.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. thi, shortened from thin,. See Thine Thou
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Short for thine, A.S. ðín, gen. of ðu, thou.

Usage

In literature:

It is thy part to submit, and also to cease from fatiguing and offending Heaven by thy cries and thy complaints.
"Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
If thou canst make him acquainted with thy store of learning, thy life shall be spared.
"Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends" by Gertrude Landa
I have heard Thy voice, Draw not nigh hither; put thy shoes off from thy feet.
"Holy in Christ" by Andrew Murray
That makes thy pride and thy calamity.
"Oedipus King of Thebes" by Sophocles
Set a guard on thy acts, thy words, thy thoughts.
"Gycia" by Lewis Morris
Thy wife, thy infant, in thy danger share: O, prove a husband's and a father's care!
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
Thy father will open up the matter to thy ears when he deems it best.
"In Doublet and Hose" by Lucy Foster Madison
I will give thee the world; thou shalt leave thy den, thy hateful study.
"Operas Every Child Should Know" by Mary Schell Hoke Bacon
Dissolve thy life, thy fleeting ghost I'll send To wait Vonones in the shades below.
"The Prince of Parthia" by Thomas Godfrey
I shall Thy name with praises hallow, If Thou wilt help me Thy blest way to follow.
"Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark" by Jens Christian Aaberg
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In poetry:

Thy walls are high in heaven,
Thy streets are gay and wide,
Beneath thy towers at even
The dreamy waters glide.
"The City (2)" by Archibald Lampman
"The blighting hand of winter
Has laid thy glories low;
O, where is all thy beauty?
Where is thy freshness now?
"To A Flower" by Margaret Davidson
They know not, Master, that Thou art so near,
Thou holdest me, I lean upon Thy might,
I know Thy voice, Thy whisperings I hear,
I stay beneath Thy shadow with delight.
"The Shadow Of The Almighty" by Nora Pembroke
'O brother' answered Balin 'woe is me!
My madness all thy life has been thy doom,
Thy curse, and darkened all thy day; and now
The night has come. I scarce can see thee now.
"Balin and Balan" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Thy poet's musing fancy would translate
What mean the sounds that swell thy little breast,
When still at dewy eve thou leav'st thy nest,
Thus to the listening night to sing thy fate!
"Sonnet III: To a Nightingale" by Charlotte Smith
'T is Love! 't is Love! Thou diedst for me;
I hear thy whisper in my heart;
The morning breaks, the shadows flee;
Pure, universal Love thou art;
To me, to all, thy bowels move;
Thy nature and thy name is Love.
"Wrestling Jacob" by Charles Wesley

In news:

They were fishing with Captains Sal Tarantino and Sam Thies.
When life comes knocking at thy door.
Congressman Flake 's decision to run thi...
Marina girls, Edison's Thies and Seward move onto Fresno .
Executive Chefs/Co-Owners: Mrs Le Thi Hang and Mr Kris Boonruang.
Thi is a celebration of the beautiful Maumee River that runs from Ft. Wayne Indiana to Toledo Ohio, where it empties into Maumee Bay and then into Lake Erie.
One of my favorite examples of thi...
Our Father who art in Chicago, Football be thy game.
Irony, thy name is Wendy's.
To solve this Quest , thy self must look To Problems deep and in the Book.
"When the forts of folly fall, find thy body by the wall".
THIES, Senegal Even death cannot stop the violence against gays in this corner of the world anymore.
Thy leaves are so unchanging.
After a five-year wait and an unsuccessful legal battle to get into the 2010 Vancouver Games, women's ski jumping is set to take its place on the Olympic program thi.
The Colorado Council of Churches wrote a letter to the editor urging the support of legislation to increase taxes to spend more on education using the sin of "Coveting thy neighbor" as an excuse.
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In science:

One of the numerous results of the Theory of General Relativity is the appearance of Gravimagnetism, described already by Thirring and Lense in 1918 [THI 18].
An easy way to Gravimagnetism
These tests include those proposed in Stute, Thies and Zhu (1998), where p = 1, ϕ(y) ≡ y , B = (−∞, x], x ∈ R.
Martingale transforms goodness-of-fit tests in regression models
Stute, Gonz´alez Manteiga and Presedo Quindimil studied the quality of the distributional approximation of an associated cusum process via the wild bootstrap, while Stute, Thies and Zhu proposed an innovation process approach so as to obtain asymptotically distribution-free and optimal tests.
Nonparametric checks for single-index models
To quantify the change in the fit amplitudes, the ratio of the un-masked to masked fit amplitude in each cluster is used; thi s should be unity for no change in the fit amplitude.
A study of the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich increment using archival SCUBA data
The same system of equations can also be derived from Braginskii’s two- fluid theory (Appendix A.4 ), from which we can borrow the quantitatively correct values of the viscosity and ion thermal diffusivity: νki = 0.90v2 thi/νii , κki = 2.45v2 thi /νii , where νii is de fined in Eq. (52).
Astrophysical gyrokinetics: kinetic and fluid turbulent cascades in magnetized weakly collisional plasmas
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