n.1.Ruth; sorrow.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Somwhat this lord hadde routhe in his manere, But nathelees his purpos heeld he stille, As lordes doon, whan they wol han hir wille.
THE ROUTHE OF THE HIAWATHA, ID The West has lots of bike trails.
And if 1 myghte excuse hire any wise, For she so sory was for hire untrouthe, Iwis, I wolde excuse hire yet for routhe. (5.1086-99) In both instances, the absence of prior textual or moral authority prompts the speaker to make a bold stand for a fallen if otherwise worthy heroine.
Furthermore, the word "routhe" in line 1310 links the conclusion of his dream to that earlier "concluding" reaction, since the narrator also feels "rowthe" upon finally reading the meaning of Ceyx and Alcyone (97); the narrator's carefully constructed ignorance bears further fruit in delaying this "routhe" until the point of revelation and awakening at the end of reading and writing.
(50) In 2005, Neal Shover and Aaron Routhe applied strategic regulatory theory in the context of the enforcement of environmental crimes in the US.
Like the families they grew up in, Aaron and Ginny Routhe are devout evangelical Christians.
Nolan, '"Stable in Study": Lydgate's Fall of Princes and Duke Humphrey's Library' by Jennifer Summit, 'Lydgate, Hawes, and the Science of Rhetoric in the late Middle Ages' by Rita Copeland, '"Hard is with seyntis for to make affray": Lydgate the "Poet-Propagandist" as Hagiographer' by Fiona Somerset, and '"Was it not Routhe to Se?":Lydgate and the Styles of Martyrdom' by Ruth Nisse.
Nolan, "The Performance of the Literary: Lydgate's Mummings"; Jennifer Summit, "'Stable in study': Lydgate's Fall of Princes and Duke Humphrey's Library"; Rita Copeland, "Lydgate, Hawes, and the Science of Rhetoric in the Late Middle Ages"; Fiona Somerset, "'Hard is with seyntis for to make affray': Lydgate the 'Poet-Propagandist' as Hagiographer"; and Ruth Nisse, "'Was it not Routhe to Se?': Lydgate and the Styles of Martyrdom."
Hughie Greene's ``Opportunity Knocks'', ``Double your Money'' with Michael Miles, Jonathan Routhe's ``Take your Pick'' and ``Candid Mike'', the forerunner of Candid Camera, all started on Radio Luxembourg.
His equation of Alison of the Miller's Tale with Criseyde of the Troilus as an appropriate object of the reader's routhe (p.