Careful Words

size (n.)

size (v.)

size (adj.)

If there be, or ever were, one such,

It's past the size of dreaming.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Antony and Cleopatra. Act v. Sc. 2.

For he by geometric scale

Could take the size of pots of ale.

Samuel Butler (1600-1680): Hudibras. Part i. Canto i. Line 121.