He walked over the sea, as over dry land, &c. See Muraturi, dissert.
Muratori, dissertazione sopra le Antichita Italiane, dissert.
Warton mentions a similar instance of a grant to the monks of St. Sithin, dissert.
Upon such occasions it is not amiss to know how to parley cuisine, and to be able to dissert upon the growth and flavor of wines.
I am not going to dissert on Hood's humor; I am not a fair judge.