1651, Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan; Chapter XXVII, page #209:
For to be pleased in the fiction of that, which would please a man if it were reall, is a Passion so adhærent to the Nature both of man, and every other living creature, as to make it a Sinne, were to make Sinne of being a man.
1835, ‘Mergue’ quoted in Posthumous Papers Bequeathed to the Honourable, the East India Company, and printed by order of the Government of Bengal, Charles A. Serrao; page #280:
The limits of the calyx are well defined in the fruit by a line passing between the permanent laciniæ, hence the tube of the corolla is either adhærent to the ovary, although this is not demonstrable, or else the corolla is epigynous.
1902, Samuel Hatch West, Diseases of the Organs of Respiration, Charles Griffin & Company, Limited; § 39, page #318:
If near the surface, the pleura is also thickened and adhærent, and then the corresponding parts of the chest wall are retracted.