Lepidus flatters both, Of both is flattered; but he
neither loves, Nor either cares for him. --Shak.
Scarce a palm of ground could be gotten by either of
the three. --Bacon.
There have been three talkers in Great British,
either of whom would illustrate what I say about
2. Each of two; the one and the other; both; -- formerly,
also, each of any number.
His flowing hair In curls on either cheek played.
On either side . . . was there the tree of life.
The extreme right and left of either army never
Either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a
journey, or peradventure he sleepeth. --1 Kings
Few writers hesitate to use either in what is called a
triple alternative; such as, We must either stay where
we are, proceed, or recede. --Latham.
Note: Either was formerly sometimes used without any
correlation, and where we should now use or.
Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive
berries? either a vine, figs?? --James iii.