connection of causes and effects, to give an analysis of motive and action etc. A chronicle is a record of such events, conforming to the order of time as its distinctive feature. Annals are a chronicle divided up into separate years. By poetic license annals is sometimes used for history.

Justly Cæsar scorns the poet's lays;
It is to history he trusts for praise.

No more yet of this;
For 't is a chronicle of day by day,
Not a relation for a breakfast.

Many glorious examples in the annals of our religion.

(His"to*ry), v. t. To narrate or record. [Obs.] Shak.

(His*tot"o*my) n. [Gr. tissue + to cut.] The dissection of organic tissues.

(His"to*zyme) n. [Gr. tissue + leaven.] (Physiol. Chem.) A soluble ferment occurring in the animal body, to the presence of which many normal decompositions and synthetical processes are supposed to be due.

(His"tri*on) n. [L. histrio: cf. F. histrion.] A player. [R.] Pope.

(His`tri*on"ic His`tri*on"ic*al) , a. [L. histrionicus: cf. F. histrionique. See Histrion.] Of or relating to the stage or a stageplayer; befitting a theatre; theatrical; — sometimes in a bad sense.His`tri*on"ic*al*ly, adv.

Tainted with false and histrionic feeling.
De Quincey.

(His`tri*on"i*cism) n. The histrionic art; stageplaying. W. Black.

(His"tri*o*nism) n. Theatrical representation; acting; affectation. Sir T. Browne.

(His"tri*o*nize) v. t. To act; to represent on the stage, or theatrically. Urquhart.

(Hit) pron. It. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Hit), 3d pers. sing. pres. of Hide, contracted from hideth. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Hit) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hit; p. pr. & vb. n. Hitting.] [OE. hitten, hutten, of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. hitte to hit, find, Sw. & Icel. hitta.]

1. To reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch, usually with force; especially, to reach or touch (an object aimed at).

I think you have hit the mark.

2. To reach or attain exactly; to meet according to the occasion; to perform successfully; to attain to; to accord with; to be conformable to; to suit.

Birds learning tunes, and their endeavors to hit the notes right.

There you hit him; . . . that argument never fails with him.

Whose saintly visage is too bright
To hit the sense of human sight.

He scarcely hit my humor.

3. To guess; to light upon or discover. "Thou hast hit it." Shak.

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