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líc-wyrþe

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líc-wyrþe, adj.
Fit to please, pleasant, well-pleasing, acceptable, agreeable, estimable, sterling [of money]
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  • Ne mæg heó nán ðæra þinga gedón ðe Gode lícwyrþe beó

    nequit quidquid eorum facere quæ Deo grata sunt,

      L. Ecg. P. ii. 16; Th. ii. 188, 5: Wulfst. 279, 17.
  • Lícworþe,

      Shrn. 170, 31.
  • On ðære lícwyrþe is Gode eardian

    in quo beneplacitum est Deo habitare,

      Ps. Lamb. 67, 17.
  • Suǽ wæs lícewyrþe before ðec

    sic fuit placitum ante te,

      Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 11, 26.
  • Ðé micle má lícwerþe se gehnysta gást

    much more pleasing to thee is the contrite spirit,

      Ps. C. 50, 126; Ps. Grn. ii. 279, 126.
  • Ne lǽt ðú unlofod ðæt ðú swutele ongite ðæt lícwyrþe sý

    leave not unpraised what you clearly see is estimable,

      Prov. Kmbl. 62.
  • Hwæt biþ ðǽr ðonne lícwyrþes búton his gód and his weorþscipe ðæs gódan cyninges quid in eis aliud, quam probitas utentium, placet? Bt. 16, 1; Fox 50, 16. iiii pund lícwyrþes feós

    four pounds of sterling money,

      Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 254, 15.
  • For his lícweorþan feó,

      255, 11.
  • Ðínre ðære lícwurþan mundbyrdnesse

    to thine acceptable protection,

      Glostr. Frag. 108, 16.
  • Him swá gecwéme and lícwyrþe folc,

      Lchdm. iii. 434, 5.
  • Hié Gode swíðe lícwyrþe forhæfdnesse brengaþ

    placentem Deo abstinentiam offerunt,

      Past. 43, 8; Swt 314, 21.
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  • líc-wyrþe, adj.