líþ-ness
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líþ-ness
AddHeó heóld on hyre þeáwum hálige drohtnunge þurh módes líþnesse, Hml. S. 2, 96. Líðnysse lenocinio (the English word seems to be a gloss to the phrase blandimentorum lenocinio, rather than to the single word. The passage is: Blandimentorum lenocinio (by gentleness) natum flectere nititur. Aid. 43, 25), Angl. xiii. 34, 172. (See next passage). Hé sceal mencgan þá réðnesse wid þá líðnesse miscens terroribus blandimenta, R. Ben. 13, 10. Liéðnesse, Past. 125, 13. Eáwlá, wíf, tó hwan wenest ðú þínes líchoman hǽle mid smyringe and oftþweále and Sórum líðnessum (lenitivis) ? Verc. Först. 166.
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