Se ðe wǽre lofgeorn for ídelan weorþscype weorþe se carfull hú hé swýðast mǽge gecwéman his drihtne
he that was eager for praise on account of empty honour, let that man be careful how best he may please his Lord,
- Wulfst. 72, 10.
of all men most desirous to deserve praise (Beowulf),
- Beo. Th. 6347; B. 3183.
Desirous of praise
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- lof-georn, adj.