Word usage examples
At first I could not understand this trick of his, but soon I observed that he only did it when a peculiar noise--“yoy, yoy, yoy”--came from somewhere among the oak woods beneath us.
God send yow long lyffe to contynew, for of that day we have not myssed anny St.
Cecile cam whan it was woxen nyght, With preestes that hem cristned alle yfeere, And afterward, whan day was woxen light, Cecile hem seyde, with a ful stedefast cheere, "Now Cristes owene knyghtes, leeve and deere, Cast alle awey the werkes of derkness And armeth yow in armure of brightnesse.
Faste have I priked," quod he, "for youre sake, By cause that I wolde yow atake, To riden in this myrie compaignye.
Cecile answerde anon right in this wise, "If that yow list, the aungel shul ye see, So that ye trowe in Crist, and yow baptize.
And whan that ye Seint Urban han biholde, Telle hym the wordes whiche that I to yow tolde, And whan that he hath purged yow fro synne, Thanne shul ye se that aungel er ye twynne.
But I wol nat avowe that I seye, And therfore keepe it secree, I yow preye.
And if yow thynketh this is weel ysayd, Seyeth youre avys and holdeth you apayd.
And over al this avyseth yow right wel, What was comaunded unto Lamwel, Nat Samuel, but Lamwel, seye I.
But thise demandes axe I first," quod he, "That sith it shal be doon in hastif wyse, Wol ye assente, or elles yow avyse?