Ic lǽre ðæt ðú fægenige óðerra manna gódes and heora æðelo
I advise that thou rejoice in other men's good and their nobility,
- Bt. 30, 1; Fox 108, 31 .
His æðelo bióþ on ðam mode
his nobility is in the mind,
- 30, 1; Fox 110, 1 .
Ryht æðelo biþ on ðam móde, næs on ðam flǽsce
true nobility is in the mind, not in the flesh,
- Bt. 30, 2; Fox 110, 19 .
Him frumbearnes riht freóbróðor óþþah, eád and æðelo
his own brother had withdrawn from him his wealth and pre-eminence,
- Cd. 160; Th. 199, 15 ;
- Exod. 339 .
Ealdaþ eorþan blǽd æðela gehwylcre
earth's produce of every nature grows old,
- Exon. 33 a; Th. 104, 28 ;
- Gú. 14 .
Hwæt his æðelu síen
which his origin is,
- 69b; Th. 259, 23 ;
- Jul. 286 .
Sindon him æðelum óðere twegen beornas geborene bróðorsibbum
to him in his family are two other men born in brotherly relationship,
- Andr. Kmbl. 1377 ;
- An. 689 .
Þurh ðíne wordlæðe æðelum écne
through thy discourse great with talents,
- 1271; An. 636 .
He eówer æðelu can
he knows your nobility.
- Beo. Th. 790 ;
- B. 392: 3745 ;
- B. 1870 .
Nobility, pre-eminence, origin, family, race, nature, talents, genius; nobilitas, principatus, origo, natales, prosapia, natura, indoles, ingenium
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