King James Dictionary
TEN, a. L. decem.
1. Twice five nine and one.
With twice ten sail I cross'd the Phrygian sea.
2. It is a kind of proverbial number.
There's a proud modesty in merit,
Averse to begging, and resolv'd to pay
Ten times the gift it asks.
The meaning in this use is, a great deal more, indefinitely.
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