Definition of Ayenbite
1. remorse [n -S] - See also: remorse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ayenbite
aye aye, sir
ayenbite (current term)
Literary usage of Ayenbite
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1889)
"and of the twelve articles of belief in different form and more elaborated. t The " ayenbite of Inwit" was first printed in 1855 from its autograph MS. in ..."
2. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"CHAPTER III SECOND MIDDLE ENGLISH PERIOD 1300-1360 Robert of Gloucester—Robert Manning —Lyrics —The ayenbite of ..."
3. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1879)
"... wrote for his own flock and for men of like degree, he wrote in the pure Teutonic of the ayenbite of ..."
4. Hand-book of Anglo-Saxon and Early English by Hiram Corson (1889)
"SELECTIONS DAN MICHEL'S ayenbite OF ... and maki ham klene ine pise Hue. pis boc hatte huo pet writ ayenbite OF ..."
5. The Prose Style of Richard Rolle of Hampole: With Special Reference to Its by John Philip Schneider (1906)
"The ayenbite of ... The point is of value when one of the marked stylistic features of the ayenbite, the use of antithesis, is taken into account. ..."