preye

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  • But swich a nede was to preye him thenne, As for to bidde a wood man for to renne. Cited from Troilus and Crisyde, by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • For so hope I my soule best avaunce, To preye for hem that Loves servaunts be, And wryte hir wo, and live in charitee. Cited from Troilus and Crisyde, by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • This Troilus, that herde his lady preye Of lordship him, wex neither quik ne deed, Ne mighte a word for shame to it seye, 80 Al-though men sholde smyten of his heed. Cited from Troilus and Crisyde, by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Now fayre brother, beth al hool, I preye!' 1670 And gan hir arm right over his sholder leye, And him with al hir wit to recomforte; As she best coude, she gan him to disporte. Cited from Troilus and Crisyde, by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • And for ther is so greet diversitee In English and in wryting of our tonge, So preye I god that noon miswryte thee, 1795 Ne thee mismetre for defaute of tonge. Cited from Troilus and Crisyde, by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Wherfore I preye to alle the rederes and hereres of this boke, zif it plese hem, that thei wolde preyen to God for me: and I schalle preye for hem. Cited from Principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries, Vol. 9, Richard Hakluyt
  • OF on that is so fayr and bright Velut maris stella, Brighter than the day is light, Parens et puella: Ic crie to the, thou see to me, Levedy, preye thi Sone for me, Tam pia, That ic mote come to thee Maria. Cited from Project Gutenberg's Book of English Verse
  • But al be that he was a philosophre, Yet hadde he but liter gold in cofre; But al that he mighte of his freendes hente [get], On bokes and on lerninge he it spente, And bisily gan for the soules preye Of hem that yaf him wherewith to scoleye [gave, study]. Cited from Old English Libraries, by Ernest A. Savage
  • Yet hadde he but litel gold in cofre: But al that he myghte of his frendes hente, On bokes and on lerning he it spente, And bisily gan for the soules preye Of hem that gaf him wher-with to scolaye. Cited from The Customs of Old England, by F. J. Snell
  • And moste at swich a temple alone wake, 540 Answered of Appollo for to be; And first to seen the holy laurer quake, Er that Apollo spak out of the tree, To telle him next whan Grekes sholden flee, And forthy lette him no man, god forbede, 545 But preye Apollo helpen in this nede. Cited from Troilus and Crisyde, by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • But in effect, and shortly for to seye, This Diomede al freshly newe ayeyn 1010 Gan pressen on, and faste hir mercy preye; And after this, the sothe for to seyn, Hir glove he took, of which he was ful fayn. Cited from Troilus and Crisyde, by Geoffrey Chaucer

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