self-willes
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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self-willes
adv. Voluntarily, of one's own accord Selfwilles ultro, Wrt. Voc. ii. 92, 74. Sylfwilles sponte, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Zup. 234, 19: ultro, Zup. 237, 2. 1. of persons Drihten ðe on róde Selfwilles þrowode, H. R. 17, 21. Ealle hyra unlustas hí sceolon gebétan sylfwylles on ðyssum lífe, oððe unþances æfter ðyssum lífe, Homl. Th. i. 148, 27, Wrýt nú sylfwylles ðæt ðú wiðsace Criste, Homl. Skt. i. 3, 379. Hé sylfwilles menniscnesse underféng, Wulfst. 15, 12. Hé gǽþ sylfwilles twá míla tó ánre geneádod, R. Ben. 28, 6. 2. of things Ðonne his wæstmas weaxaþ sylfwilles quae sponte gignet humus, Lev. 25, 5. Sylfwilles (ultra ) seó eorþe wæstm beraþ, Mk. Skt. 4, 28. v. self-will.
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