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n. & v.1.Sorrow.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Alas, for sorwe myn herte both blede (37.25-29) In its appeal to the "sorwe" in her injured heart, Magdalene's lament for Christ echoes the one for her brother.
16-21: D's "haue sorwe and conpassion" expands on the Stimulus's "compatiatur," and several lines down another doubling, "fede me and fulfille me -with [??]e," further develops the Stimulus's "ita me de te satiare dignare" (Hf, fol.
The double sorwe of Troilus to tellen, That was the kyng Priamus sone of Troye, In lovynge, how his aventures fellen Fro wo to wele, and after out of joie, (1.1-4) Moreover, Marion Turner points out that the late fourteenth century witnessed a craze for Troy (60), and that several contemporaries of Chaucer all sought literary inspiration from the story of Troy as if by prior agreement (220).
twitch until his anger discharges: 'cryst hem gyue sorwe.' His
Thus can fortune hir wheel governe and gye And out of joye bringe man to sorwe"
If I be daungerous, God yeve me sorwe! Myn housbond shall have it bothe eve and morwe, Whan that him list come forth and pay his dette (Chaucer 149-152).
"It is grete sorwe and care boy that thou art alyve." "Ow!" seide Gamelyn, "so brouke I my bone!
(V 484-87) (21) To emphasize this revisionist concern with cross-species compassion, Canacee swears by the "grete God of kynde" as she addresses another species, and expresses a bond between them: "Ye sle me with youre sorwe verraily, / I have of yow so greet compassioun" (V 462-63, 469).
Such sorowe this lady to her tok That trewly I, that made this book, Had such pittee and such rowthe To rede hir sorwe, that, by my trowthe, I ferde the worse al the morwe Aftir to thenken on hir sorwe.
When goaded by Lady Philosophy to explain his torment, to "discover thy wonde [wound]" (Bk I, Prosa 4.5-6), he chastises her about the "scharpnesse of Fortune" (Bk I, Prosa 4.11) and moans in "a contynuel sorwe sobbyd" (Bk I, Prosa 5.1-2).
such a grace god hire sente, That for the sorwe which sche made Was non of hem which power hade To don hire eny vileinie.
In the Purification play, as Symeon and Anna await the arrival of the holy family, Symeon muses to Anna: "Swych a sorwe bothe sharpe and smerte / [thorn]at as a swerd perce it xalle [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]even thorwe his moderys herte" (88-90).