v. i.1.To reck.
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'Thus maketh vertu of necessite | By pacience', she concludes, 'and thynk that lord is he | Of Fortune ay, that naught wole of hire recche' (ll.
nyltow, for thy coward herte, And for thyn ire and folissh wilfulnesse, For wantrust, tellen of thy sorwes smerte, As much as speke a resoun moore or lesse, But list as he that lest of nothyng recche. (1.792-97) Line 797 might be rendered, "But you lie there as [does] a man who wishes not to care about anything." Troilus uses a similar construction in Book 4, in a conversation with Pandarus.