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Souvenance

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Sóuvenance. n.s. [French.] Remembrance; memory. A French word which with many more is now happily disused.

If thou wilt renounce thy miscreance,
Life will I grant thee for thy valiance,
And all thy wrongs will wipe out of my souvenance.
 
 
Spens.

Gave wond'rous great countenance to the knight,
That of his way he had no souvenance,
Nor care of vow'd revenge.
Spenser.

Sources: Spenser, Edmund (254)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Souvenance." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 11, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14758.


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