a. (obsolete spelling of easy English)
Usage examples of "easie".
Under a tuft of shade that on a green Stood whispering soft, by a fresh Fountain side They sat them down, and after no more toil Of thir sweet Gardning labour then suffic'd To recommend coole ZEPHYR, and made ease More easie, wholsom thirst and appetite More grateful, to thir Supper Fruits they fell, Nectarine Fruits which the compliant boughes Yeilded them, side-long as they sat recline On the soft downie Bank damaskt with flours: The savourie pulp they chew, and in the rinde Still as they thirsted scoop the brimming stream.
Full easie was for her to haue beliefe,Who by self-feeling of her feeble sexe,And by long triall of the inward griefe,Wherewith imperious loue her hart did vexe,Could iudge what paines do louing harts perplexe.
Easie it may be seen that I intend Mercie collegue with Justice, sending thee Mans Friend, his Mediator, his design'd Both Ransom and Redeemer voluntarie, And destin'd Man himself to judge Man fall'n.
Sir Knight it seemes to me,That thorough euill rest of this last night,Or ill apayd, or much dismayd ye be,That by your change of cheare is easie for to see.
There are others more generally questioned and called to the Bar, yet methinks of an easie and possible truth.
The opinion that any Monarch receiveth his Power by Covenant, that is to say on Condition, proceedeth from want of understanding this easie truth, that Covenants being but words, and breath, have no force to oblige, contain, constrain, or protect any man, but what it has from the publique Sword.
I am now content to understand a mystery without a rigid definition, in an easie and Platonick description.