rǽd-fæst
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rǽd-fæst
Add: of good counsel Eówer bróðer is snotor and rǽdfæst your brother is a man of counsel (1 Macc. 2, 65), Hml. S. 25, 264: Solil. H. 61, 9. Ælfstán arceƀ wæs swíðe rǽdfast man ǽgðer ge for Gode and for worulde, Chr. 1019 ; P. 154, 19. Leofa þín líf, gif ðú lǽwede mann sý on rihtum sinscipe, mid rǽdfæstum móde, Hml. A. 7, 158. Rǽdfæst mód oneardaþ sé þe sárigende be andwerdum tó éceum eftst consiliatorem animum inhabitat qui dolens de presentibus ad aeterna restinat, Scint. 200, 17. Þá hálgan hé hét geoffrian heora lác þám lífleásum godum, gif hí heora lífes róhton oþþe rǽdfæste wǽron, Hml. S. 29, 279. For ðan þe Rómánisce witan wǽron ðá mihtige and rǽdfæste on weorcum (cf. Judas is informed of the power and policy of the Romans, 1 Macc. 8), 25, 646.
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