sicor
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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sicor
adj. with gen. Secure from, free from guilt and the punishment it brings, safe, free from danger or harm, sure, certain, free from doubt Swá ús biþ æt Gode ðonne wé wið hine gesyngiaþ; ðeáh wé nǽfre eft swá ne dón, gif wé ðæt gedóne mid nánum þingum ne bétaþ ne ne hreów*-*siaþ, ne bió wé nó ðæs sicore; gif ús ðæt ne mislícaþ ðæt ús ǽr lícode, ðonne ne biþ hit nó ús færgiefen. Ðeáh wé nú náuht yfeles ne dón on ðisse worulde, ne sculon wé ðeáh forðý bión tó orsorge, gif wé náuht tó góde ne dóþ; forðæmðe swíðe fela unáléfedes wé oft geþenceaþ. Hú mæg se ðonne bión orsorg, se ðe him self wát, ðæt hé gesyngaþ ita et cum Deo delinquimus, nequaquam satisfacimus, si ab iniquitate cessamus, nisi voluptates quoque, quas dileximus, e contrario appositis lamentis insequamur. Si enim nulla nos in hac vita operum culpa maculasset, nequaquam nobis hic adhuc degentibus ipsa ad securitatem innocentia nostra sufficeret; quia illicita animum multa pulsarent. Qua ergo mente securus est, qui perpetratis iniquitatibus ipse sibi testis est, quia innocens non est? Past. 54, 5; Swt. 425, 3, 10. [Hi harm hadde, hii wende þat hii siker were, Laym. 9401 (2nd MS.). Dead is þe king & siker þu miht hider comen, 15092. Wá wes Brutten þere, þenne heo wenden beon sikere, 29289. Be þu sikerr þatt he shall þe ȝifenn eche blisse, Orm. 4844. Beoð ancren wise, þet habbeð wel bituned ham aȝein þe helle leun, uorte beon þe sikerure, A. R. 164, 12. Ne migten he siker ben, for magnie of ðo woren ouertaken, Gen. and Ex. 876. Þat ich mowe a siker bold arere, R. Glouc. 116, 1. Syker þou be Engelond ys nou þyn, 359, 9. Hit is sikerest in þi heeued (safest to sprinkle water on the head at baptism), Shoreham. Þai salle be þare syker and certayne To have endeless joy, Pr. C. 8559. A man hath most honour To deyen ... whan he is siker of his goode name, Chauc. Kn. T. 2191. Her none sikerer þan other, Piers P. 12, 162 note. O. Frs. sikur (-er) free from guilt; sure, trustworthy: O. Sax. (sundiono) sikur (-or) : O. H. Ger. sihhur securus, immunis, liber, tutus. From Latin securus.]
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