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  • The comp. mâre must be supplied before þone in: medo-ärn micel ... (mâre) þone yldo beam æfre ge-frunon, 69; instr.sg. ge-trume micle, 923; micle (_by much, much_); micle leófre (_far dearer_),

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  • The passage, by a slight change, might be made to read, medo-ärn micle mâ gewyrcean, -- þone =

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  • Grendles môdor; wäs se gryre lässa efne swâ micle, swâ bið mägða cräft,

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  • Grendles môdor, 1538; gefêng þâ fetelhilt, 1564; hond rond gefêng, geolwe linde, 2610; ic on ôfoste gefêng micle mid mundum mägen-byrðenne, _hastily

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  • The comp. māre must be supplied before þone in: medo-ærn micel ... (māre) þone yldo beam ǣfre ge-frūnon, 69; instr.sg. ge-trume micle, 923; micle (_by much, much_); micle lēofre (_far dearer_),

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  • The passage, by a slight change, might be made to read, medo-ærn micle mā gewyrcean, -- þone =

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  • Grendles mōdor, 1538; gefēng þā fetelhilt, 1564; hond rond gefēng, geolwe linde, 2610; ic on ofoste gefēng micle mid mundum mægen-byrðenne, _hastily

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  • Grendles mōdor; wæs se gryre lǣssa efne swā micle, swā bið mægða cræft,

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  • Swa swa on wænes eaxe hwearfiað þa hweol & sio eax stint stille & byrð þeah ealne þone wæn, welt ealles þæs færeltes; þæt hwerfð ymbutan & sio nafu next þære eaxe sio færð micle & orsorglicor þonne ða felgan don, swelce sio eax sie þæt hehste god þe we nemnað God, & þa selestan men faren nehste Gode, swa swa sio nafu færð neahst þære eaxe, & þa midmestan swa swa ða spacan. forðæmþe ælces bið oðer ende fæst on ðære nafe, oðer on þære felge.

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  • (_deem worthy of much_, i.e. honor very highly), 2186; tô fela micles (_far too much, many_), 695; acc.pl. micle, 1349.

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