Liflode - definition of Liflode by The Free Dictionary
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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And then pe Jewes pider ronne, Upon his erand they bygonne, And her liflode
bare hem froo.
good but serveth from yer to yer for his liflode
[for whom] there-as
She invokes the idea of the "life" as a unit of thought and narrative, one with potentially contradictory implications: life as "liflode
," the material business of "making a living," and life as the hagiographic vita that traces the abandonment of such material exigencies.