ywis


Related to ywis: unequivocally, Quib, except

y·wis

 (ĭ-wĭs′)
adv.
Variant of iwis.

ywis

(ɪˈwɪs)
adv
a variant spelling of iwis
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now, my swete herte deere, / Ben yolde, ywis, I were now nought
Again we see that the declaration, "I hope, ywis, to rede so som day," at the poem's conclusion (697)--and even the formel eagle's one-year period of advisement--place the best possibility of understanding at a point in the future.
In hope, ywis, to rede so sore day That I shal mete som thyng for to fare The bet, and thus to rede I nyl nat spare.
Bote a ssipuol per of scapede, pat were to fale ywis, War of com pat luper brod pat among men 3ut is (lines 1594-5)(31)
Upon these walles of berile That shoone ful lyghter that a glas And made wel more than hit was To semen every thinge ywis, vv.
I hope, ywis, to rede so som day That I shal mete som thyng for to fare The bet, and thus to rede I nyl nat spare.