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The forehead was broad and well shapen and promised an intelligence that the eyes were quick to confirm; round, gray, intelligent eyes, smiling, welcoming eyes.
We may compare the cultus in the olden time to the green tree which grows up out of the soil as it will and can; later it becomes the regularly shapen timber, ever more artificially shaped with square and compass.
Yet with such happy sleight and careless skill, As, like the serpent, doth with laughter kill, So that although his noble leaves appear Antic and Gottish, and dull souls forbear To turn them o'er, lest they should only find Nothing but savage monsters of a mind,- No shapen beauteous thoughts; yet when the wise Seriously strip him of his wild disguise, Melt down his dross, refine his massy ore, And polish that which seem'd rough-cast before, Search his deep sense, unveil his hidden mirth, And make that fiery which before seem'd earth (Conquering those things of highest consequence, What's difficult of language or of sense), He will appear some noble table writ In the old Egyptian hieroglyphic wit; Where, though you monsters and grotescoes see, You meet all mysteries of philosophy.
For the soling of them were made use of eleven hundred hides of brown cows, shapen like the tail of a keeling.
Speak somewhat more correctly, I beseech you, lest she, being offended, furnish you with a pair of horns shapen by the pattern of those which she made for Actaeon.
New members in a no fewer number are shapen and framed, one still breeding and begetting another-as, link after link, the coat of mail at length is made-till thus, piece after piece, by little and little, by information upon information, the process be completely well formed and perfect in all his members.
The Olympic gods, being all and each of them affrighted at the sight of such achievements, said: Pantagruel hath shapen work enough for us, and put us more to a plunge and nearer our wits' end by this sole herb of his than did of old the Aloidae by overturning mountains.
But before our Sunrise could be builded the ledge had to be shapen into the hewn stone, the green tree to the seasoned lumber, quarter-sawed oak-quarter-sawed, mind you.
I wrote to you about a curlew (I can still see it in the air, its beautifully shapen body and wings, its long beak, and its trailing legs; it staggered a little in its flight when the shot was fired, but it had strength enough to reach Castle Island: it then toppled over, falling dead on the shore); and I ask you if it is wonderful that I should have been impressed?
No shapen beauteous thoughts; yet when the wise Seriously strip him of his wild disguise, Melt down his dross, refine his massy ore, And polish that which seem'd rough-cast before, Search his deep sense, unveil his hidden mirth, And make that fiery which before seem'd earth (Conquering those things of highest consequence, What's difficult of language or of sense), He will appear some noble table writ In the old Egyptian hieroglyphic wit; Where, though you monsters and grotescoes see, You meet all mysteries of philosophy.
Dickens seems to have had a like joy in things misshapen or strangely shapen, uncommon or grotesque.
The cry become a shapen word: "Help me, O help, thou passer by!
And see whether he be well shapen or not.
She often cried out in the words of the psalmist, "Behold, I was shapen in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.
Ah, my lord, are the tidings true, That thy mother's jewels are shapen anew?
Or if my destiny be shapen so That I shall needes have one of them two, So send me him that most desireth me.
Shapen was my death erst than my shert: My death was decreed before my shirt ws shaped - that is, before any clothes were made for me, before my birth.
Bishops be shapen with her for to wend, Lordes, ladies, and knightes of renown, And other folk enough, this is the end.
Mine husband was at London all that Lent; I had the better leisure for to play, And for to see, and eke for to be sey* *seen Of lusty folk; what wist I where my grace* *favour Was shapen for to be, or in what place?
To treat of state affairs, Danger <15> stood by the King, and Disdain by the Queen; who cast her eyes haughtily about, sending forth beams that seemed "shapen like a dart, sharp and piercing, and small and straight of line;" while her hair shone as gold so fine, "dishevel, crisp, down hanging at her back a yard in length.

Examples of Shapen

Example #1
Her accent caressed the ear, it was a very sweet one, only faintly Irish, and she talked easily and correctly, like one who enjoyed talking, laughing gaily, taking, he was afraid, undue pleasure in Father Peter's rough sallies, without heeding that he was trying to entrap her into some slight indiscretion of speech that he could make use of afterwards, for he must needs justify himself to himself if he decided to dismiss her.
Example #2
But they saw her with different eyes: whereas Father Peter descried in her one that might become a mischief in the parish, he could discover no dangerous beauty in her, merely a crumpled little face that nobody would notice were it not for the eyes and forehead.
Example #3
Obviously there is a close connection between the qualitative antithesis we have just been expounding and the formal one of law and custom from which we set out.
Example #4
The Mosaic "congregation" is the mother of the Christian church; the Jews were the creators of that idea.
Example #5
It is written, Qui non laborat non manducat; and the said gl.
Example #6
To the Honoured, Noble Translator of Rabelais.