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v. t.1.To show; to teach; to inform; to guide; to direct.
Ere we depart I shall thee so well wisse
That of mine house ne shalt thou never misse.
- Chaucer.
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Ruth Wisse, The Modern Jewish Canon: &Journey through Language and Culture (New York: The Free Press, 2000), 53.
Alongside these are various biblical commentaries (MS 32), a massive collection of Wycliffite material (MS 296), Trevisa's translation of Higden's Polychronicon (MS 354 [1]), Chaucer's Treatise on the Astrolabe (MS 424 [1]), and, perhaps most excitingly of all, Ancrene Wisse (MS 402).
Bella Millett wonders who the audiences of the Ancrene Wisse were, given that some sections of text in the early manuscripts refer to general lay audiences while other sections refer specifically to anchoresses.
As the eminent literary scholar Ruth Wisse puts it in her essay, "Ups and Downs of Yiddish in America," Howe "emphasized the aspect of Jewish life that bound him to the socialist movement, while airbrushing out of the picture the religious and national faith that continued to sustain American Judaism" (6).
Yet she is not all that well known despite her inclusion in the Schocken/Nextbook Jewish Encounters series along with Sherwin Nuland, Hillel Halkin, David Mamet, and Ruth Wisse among other Jewish stellars of which this volume is one of the earliest imprints.
As Harvard's Ruth Wisse observed, "contemporary anti-Zionism has absorbed all the stereotypes and foundational texts of fascist and Soviet anti-Semitism and applied them to the Middle East.
Subtle deployments of Aristotle's Physics as well as Hegel allow Cannon to move towards the idea that the Ancrene Wisse not only describes an anchorite but is in some sense itself an anchorite.
The textual material is adduced to demonstrate, for instance, the manifestations of linguistic conservatism (Ancrene Wisse, c.
One of the Harvard faculty, Ruth Wisse, had described the divestment petition as "corrupt and cowardly" in offering its reasons for calling on the U.
Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende announced his government could not support Mabel Wisse Smit as a member of the royal family because she had given 'incomplete and incorrect information, which has damaged confidence' in her.
Most of the essays focus on relatively less-studied works in these subgenres: the Book of Hours tradition and Ancrene Wisse (Bella Millett); Speculum devotorum, translated from various Latin texts by a Carthusian (Rebecca Selman); Manere of Good Lyvying, the Middle English version of Liber de modo bene vivendi ad sororem (Anne McGovern-Mouton); Robert Grosseteste's Chateau d'amour (Whitehead); and Friar Thomas de Hales's Love Rune (Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou).
On Sunday 18 February 2001 at around 11am, Tammy van Wisse finished the Berri Healthy Rivers Swim at the mouth of the Murray River, setting a world record along the way.

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