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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of vain.

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Examples

  • And therfore alle be it that there ben many dyverse lawes in the world, zit I trowe, that God lovethe alweys hem that loven him, and serven him mekely in trouthe; and namely, hem that dispysen the veyn glorie of this world; as this folk don, and as Job did also: and therfore seyde oure Lorde, be the mouthe of Ozee the prophete, Ponam eis multiplices leges meas.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And therfore alle be it that there ben many dyverse lawes in the world, zit I trowe, that God lovethe alweys hem that loven him, and serven him mekely in trouthe; and namely, hem that dispysen the veyn glorie of this world; as this folk don, and as Job did also: and therfore seyde oure Lorde, be the mouthe of Ozee the prophete, _Ponam eis multiplices leges meas_.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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