earmlíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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earmlíce
Add:I. miserably. 1. cf. earm-lic, I. 1 Réðe fore*-*bécna folc earmlíce brégdon (drehtan, v. l. ), Chr. 793; P. 55, 33. Hú earmlíce hit gefaren is gynd þás ðeóde, Wlfst. 166, 11. Hí earmlíce férdon swá se hálga wer hí wundorlíce geband, Hml. S. 32, 206. 2. piteously, cf. earm-lic, I. 2 Þéh þe heó earmlíce hiere feores tó him wilnade quamvis miserabiliter pro vita precantem, Ors. 3, 11; S. 150, 33. 3. pitiably. Cf. earm-lic, I. 3 Sume hreówlíce on fótan gangende, sume earmlíce rídende, Chr. 1075; P. 210, 17. Þá ealdan sculan earmlíce licgan heápmǽlum æt hám hungre ácwolene, Wlfst. 295, 15. II. meanly. Cf. earm-lic, II. Ðú woldest beón foremǽre on weorþscipe . . . þonne scealt þú óleccan swíþe earmlíce and swíþe eádmódlíce þám þe þé tó þám gefultumian mæge dignitatibus fulgere velis? danti supplicabis; et poscendi humilitate vilesces, Bt. 32, 1; F. 114, 11. Hú mæg mon earmlícor gebǽron, þonne mon hine underþeóde his weregan flǽsce quis non spernat atque abjiciat vilissimae fragilissimae*-*que rei, corporis, servum?, F. 114, 23. [v. N. E. D. armliche. O. H. Ger. armelícho.]
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