Weleful - definition of Weleful by The Free Dictionary
|a.||1.||Producing prosperity or happiness; blessed.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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were mankynde, yif thilke love that governeth hevene governede yowr corages."
402 Weleful] thow weleful
. meekly submitte I] lowly summytty.
The 1532 edition renders weleful
, "a very foole," and in doing so leaves the saying incongruously framed by contradictory sentiments.