Definitions

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  • adv. Obsolete form of patiently.

Etymologies

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pacient +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Arriued at the castell, the olde father addressed himself to the guarde and sayd: “Maisters, because the time for the death of the miserable duchesse doth approche, we be come hither to geue her such spirituall comforte, as wherwith God hath inspired vs, hoping that hee will this daye geue vs the grace to induce her to die paciently, to the intent that by losse of the bodye, her soule may be saued.”

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • Prayinge thee moste hartely, paciently to beare with those that shall occure, either in these that folow, or in the other that are past before.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • In manhode, boldlie to aduenture, warely to retire, paciently to suffer misfortune, hardly to lie, sparely to fare, stoutlie to abide stormes and colde weather.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • And before he entred the citie, he gaue his children diuers admonicions, but specially of two things: First, that they should beare paciently the pouertie, wherunto fortune (without their offence) had brought theim.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • But paciently a-bydinge, sustainynge rather wronge;

    Early English Meals and Manners

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