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- A ligature from the letters ſ and t; compare ﬆ.
- c. 1591–1595 (date written), William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Romeo and Ivliet”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act III, scene i], page 65, column 1:
- Thou wretched Boy that didﬅ conſort him here,
- 1766: David Lloyd, State⸗⸗Worthies: or, The Statesmen and Favourites of England from the Reformation to the Revolution, volume II, “Obſervations on the Life of the Lord Herbert of Cherbury”, (J. Robson)
- EDward Herbert, ſon of Richard Herbert, Eſq; and Suſan Newport his wife, was born at Montgomery-caﬅle, and brought to court by the earl of Pembrook, where he was knighted by K. James, who ſent him over embaſſador into France. Afterwards K. Charles the ﬁrﬅ created him baron of Caﬅle-Iſland in Ireland, and ſome years after baron of Cherbury in Montgomeryſhire. He was a moﬅ excellent artiﬅ and rare linguiﬅ, ﬅudied both in books and men, and himſelf the author of two works moﬅ remarkable, viz. A treatiſe of truth, written in French, ſo highly prized beyond the ſeas, and (they ſay) it is extant at this day with great honour in the pope’s vatican ; and an hiﬅory of king Henry the eighth ; wherein his collections are full and authentick ; his obſervation judicious ; his connexion ﬅrong and cohærent, and the whole exact.
- This ligature occurs almost exclusively in archaic texts.