from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An old spelling of alas.
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Apostles, to our great torment, (allace!) maist falslie stowen fra us.
I farther added, that sick ane ennemye was I unto yow, that my tung did bayth perswaid and obteane, that your authoritie and regiment should be obeyed of us in all thingis lawchfull, till ye declaired your self open ennemye to this commoun-wealth, as now, allace! ye have done.
Butt, allace! yf the people shall after be unthankfull, then fearfull and terrible shall the plagues be that after shall follow. "