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so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period

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little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type

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Fairy (in Middle English and archaically spelt in various forms, like fairye, fayerye, etc.
A person's subjectivity is powerful not merely because it is striving for expression but also because it may be expressed archaically.
It is an aspect of her benevolence when Verduin concedes "that Updike's women do indeed evoke gender patterns archaically entrenched in Western culture--primarily .
Leaving such archaically secretive, individualistic initiatives behind, in the new historical context the working class ought to take up forms of overt, unarmed subversion on a mass scale.
Both Ormsby and Grossman translate Sancho's curse archaically, witness Ormsby's "Woe is me and all my kindred
Not so idiomatic as to ever reduce itself to the trite, not so archaically overblown as to hamper a reader unaccustomed to poetic convention, this retelling retains its ancient flavor and epic tone yet should be highly accessible to YAs.
We know, we know, the language is archaically sexist, but we are not going to edit Mr.
A highly recommended classic of worship, whether for stand-alone reading or as a companion volume to more archaically literal transcriptions of Theologia Germanica.
Here it is the word abrupt, used strangely and almost archaically as a verb.
I admit that I am no expert on country music, but these songs sound just like most of the genre: simple chord progressions, lots of guitar, and archaically named characters like Ole Luther.
At first glance, this looks for all the world like a tradition-bound, archaically styled icon.
It is also the company which recently wrote off pounds 30m in unpaid bills, which means that those of us honest enough to fork out on already sky- high and archaically calculated water rates are being doubly penalised.
Probably, the only two incidental contributions are the fact that Jules Verne's character, my childhood delight, Captain Nemo was actually an Indian prince who left India after what Verne archaically dubs 'The Sepoy Mutiny'.