Werche

v. t. & i.1.To work.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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To han respit thre dayes and narao, To recomende to you er that I go Thise soules, lo, and that I myghte do werche Heere of myn hous perpetuelly a cherche." (542-46) Cecilia "axed" God for time and she verbally recommends the people to the pope.
to know his lore and worche therafter" (108); "[God] yif ous grace to love his lore in herte and to werche therafter in dede" (110).
The ouevre of this prolific Flemish painter is catalogued in this two-volume work by Werche. The life and career of Van Balen, a contemporary and collaborator with Jan Bruegel the Younger, and an analysis of his ouevre as a painter of works specifically for the collector's cabinet are discussed in initial chapters.
"I assent, by Seint Jame," seide the knyght thanne, "For to werche by thi wordes the while my lif dureth."
How dur pan oper prestys or clerkys Or pou lewyd man pat day werche, Whan pat day ys halewyd yn holy cherche?
While the primary definition given by the MED for the verb sweten is the expected "to perspire, sweat," (16) for example, and while, then as now, a colloquialism such as swinken and swete could call to mind the zealous laborings so central to these paired tales on the theme of "werche," the dictionary painstakingly establishes the ubiquity of such secondary meanings as "1 ...
While the primary definition given by the MED for the verb sweten is the expected "to perspire, sweat,"(16) for example, and while, then as now, a colloquialism such as swinken and swete could call to mind the zealous laborings so central to these paired tales on the theme of "werche," the dictionary painstakingly establishes the ubiquity of such secondary meanings as "1 .