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morganscorpion commented on the word wight
Found with monotonous regularity in Spenser's "Faerie Queene" where it seems to just mean "person" - whether human or faerie.
February 8, 2009
morganscorpion commented on the user Prolagus
Thanks for the help!
February 6, 2009
morganscorpion commented on the user rolig
Thanks for your help, rolig
morganscorpion commented on the word lyfull
"Began some smacke of comfort new to tast,Like lyfull heat to nummed senses brought,"Could this mean "lively"?
morganscorpion commented on the list faerie-queene
"Began some smacke of comfort new to tast, Like lyfull heat to nummed senses brought,"Could this mean "lively"?
morganscorpion commented on the word handsell
"And fiercely drawing forth his blade, doth sweare, That who so hardie hand on her doth lay,It dearely shall aby, and death for handsell pay."Spenser's Faerie Queene, Book 6 Canto XIRelevant? I don't know, but the meaning given above does seem to fit the context, the "her" in this verse referring to a woman who is in danger of being sold as a slave. The "his" is her captor who doesn't want to sell her.
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