Purveance

Pur´ve`ance


n.1.Purveyance.
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In Trivet, "la purveance dieu" (SA, 167) does not fail Constance in her first trial in Syria, but comforts her during her trip to Northumberland (SA, 168): "Mes dieux soul lavoit conforte e conseile de sa parlaunce." Both instances are related to Constance's evangelizing, and, in Gower, she is likewise the agent of "goddes pourveance" (CA II.