miltsung
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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miltsung
mildsung, e; f. Mercy, pity, compassion, a shewing mercy, pardon, indulgence Hit is rihtre ðæt him mon mildsige ðæt is ðonne hiora mildsung ðæt mon wrece hiora unþeáwas it is more fitting that mercy be shewn them. Now this it is to shew them mercy, to punish their vices, Bt. 38, 7; Fox 210, 18. Ealie for miltsunge stefne uton sellan omnes pro indulgentia vocem demus, Hymn. Surt. 37, 22. Swá micclum swá ðæs mannes gecynd unmihtigre wæs swá hit wæs leóhtre tó miltsunge the weaker was man's nature, the easier was it to pardon, Boutr. Scrd. 17, 24. Bútan forgifenysse ł miltsunge (milsunge) sine respectu, Hpt. Gl. 487, 53. Hé ús mid his miltsunge (sua miseratione ) gescylde, Bd. 3, 2; S. 524, 24. Petrus tíhþ ða geleáffullan þurh þingrǽdene þurh miltsung him forgyfenre mihte Peter draws the faithful by intercession, by the merciful exercise of the power given to him, Homl. Th. ii. 292, 2. Crist mæg ðíne nytennysse þurh his miltsunge onlíhtan, Homl. Skt. 5, 200. Gemune miltsunga ðínra (miserationum tuarum ), Ps. Spl. 24, 8: 50, 2. v un-miltsung.
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