|Fredome (14th century)
|The Brus, taken from Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1918 (pages 14 and 15)An oft-quoted extract from the long narrative poem|
A! Fredome is a noble thing!
The angyr, na the wretchyt dome
liking] pleasure. na ellys nocht] nor aught else. yarnyt] yearned for. our] above.
perquer] thoroughly, by heart.
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