simble
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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simble
symble, simle, siemle, semle, symle ; adv. Ever, always. I. continually, continuously, without intermission. 1. alone Symble mid ðé semper tecum, Ps. Th. 72, 18. Symble fýr oððe gár ever fire or piercing cold, Cd. Th. 20, 29 ; Gen. 316. Simle diuturne, Wrt. Voc. ii. 139, 23. Hié simle lócigeaþ tó ðære eorþan ad terram semper inclinantur, Past. 21, 3 ; Swt. 155, 20. Hié wǽron simle healfe æt hám, healfe úte, Chr. 894 ; Erl. 90, 17. In ðé sáule sóðfæstra simle gerestaþ, Exon. Th. 4, 16 ; Cri. 53 : Met. 20, 238. Semle, 20, 198. Ic siemle mid ðé beó, Bt. 7, 3 ; Fox 22, 23. Hé symle Drihtne folgode, Homl. Th. i. 58, 17. Symle wesan on lustum, Cd. Th. 30, 26 ; Gen. 472. Ne swylteþ hé symle ac him eft cymeþ bót he does not die for ever, does not remain dead, but remedy comes again to him, Exon. Th. 419, 13 ; Rä. 38, 5. ¶ in clauses with a comparative :-- Symle biþ ðý heardra ðe hit sǽstreámas swíðor beátaþ it keeps getting harder the more the waves beat it, Cd. Th. 80, 7 ; Gen. 1325 : Beo. Th. 5752 ; B. 2880 : Salm. Kmbl. 485 ; Sal. 243. 2. with words of similar meaning His sóðfæstnyss wunaþ symble éce justitia ejus manet in seculum seculi, Ps. Th. 110, 2. Symble on écnesse in aeternum, 118, 142. Simle singales beclýsed, Exon. Th. 20, 25 ; Cri. 323. Singallíce simle, Met. 7, 46. Forþ simle, Exon. Th. 23, 30 ; Cri. 376. Symle áwo tó ealdre, 149, 6 ; Gú. 757. Á symle, 459, 10 ; Hy. 4, 114. ¶ with comparative :-- Ðé biþ á symble of dæge on dæg drohtaþ strengra, Andr. Kmbl. 2768 ; An. 1386. II. on every occasion or opportunity, without missing, in unbroken succession Faraþ six dagas simble (without missing a day ) ymb ða burh. Jos. 6, 3. Symble biþ gemyndgad morna gehwylce, Beo. Th. 4891 ; B. 2450. Symble gefégon burhweardes cyme they rejoiced whenever he came, Andr. Kmbl. 1318 ; An. 659. Ðú simle mǽnst, gif ðé ǽnies willan wana biþ, Bt. 11, 1 ; Fox 30, 21. Ðæt mód siemle biþ gebunden ðǽr ðissa twega yfela áuðer rícsaþ whenever either of these two evils prevails, the mind is bound, 6 ; Fox 16, 2. Nǽfre ic ða geþeahte sécan wolde, ac ic symle mec áscéd ðara scylda, Elen. Kmbl. 936 ; El. 469. Ðæt hé symle oftost God weorþige, Exon. Th. 27, 17 ; Cri. 432 : 243, 34 ; Jul. 20. Symle hý Gúðlác fromne fundon, ðonne hý neósan cwóman, 123, 7 ; Gú. 319 : 205, 6 ; Ph. 108. ¶ where a series of times is mentioned :-- Symble (symle, Exon. Th. 367, 19) ymbe seofon niht every seven days, Soul Kmbl. 19 ; Seel. 10 : Andr. Kmbl. 313 ; An. 157. Simle ymb .xii. mónaþ, Chart. Th. 461, 9 : 474, 5 : 475, 3. [O. Sax. simbla, simla : O. H. Ger. simple semper.] v. simbel.
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