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irsung

  • noun [ feminine ]
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irsung, e; f.
Anger, readiness to anger, irascibility
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  • Twá ðara gecyndu habbaþ nétenu swá same swá men óðer ðara is wilnung óðor is irsung

    two of those natures beasts have the same as men, one of them is desire, the other is anger,

      Bt. 33, 4; Fox 132, 6.
  • Yrsung,

      Bt. Met. Fox 20, 371; Met. 20, 185.
  • Oft ungemetlícu irsung biþ gelícet ðæt monn wénaþ ðæt hit síe ryhtwíslíc anda

    sæpe effrenata ira spiritalis zeli virtus æstimatur,

      Past. 20, 1; Swt. 149, 11.
  • Sió gesceádwísnes sceal on gehwelcum waldan semle irsunge [cf. wealdan ðæs yrres, Fox 132, 10],

      Bt. Met. Fox 20, 397 ; Met. 20, 199.
  • Of irsunge wyxt seófung and of ðære geþwǽrnesse lufu

    from anger grows sighing, and from gentleness love,

      Prov. Kmbl. 23.
  • Gé yldran ne sceolan gé eówru bearn tó yrsunge geciegean

    ye parents, ye shall not provoke your children to anger,

      L. E. I. 33; Th. ii. 430, 39.
  • Hé hyne sceal forhabban wyð yrsunga

    he shall restrain himself from anger,

      Lchdm. iii. 140, 27.
  • Ac ða irsunga [Cott. MS. iersunga] sindun swíðe ungelíca óðer biþ swelce hit síe irres anlícnes ... óðer biþ ðæt ierre ðæt mon síe gedréfed on his móde bútan ǽlcre ryhtwísnesse óðer ðara irsunga biþ tó ungemetlíce átyht on ðæt ðe hió mid ryhte irsian sceall óðer on ðæt hió ne sceal biþ ealneg tó swíðe onbærned

    sed longe alia est ira, quæ sub æmulationis specie subripit, alia, quæ turbatum car et sine justitia prætexta confundit. Illa enim in hoc, quod debet, inordinate extenditur; hæc autem semper in his, quæ non debet, inflammatur,

      Past. 40, 4 ; Swt. 293, 9-14.
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