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Langland

[lang-luh nd] /ˈlæŋ lənd/
noun
1.
William, 1332?–c1400, English poet.
Also, Langley.
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  • In the midst of these trials and sorrows, Langland had one refuge: his book.

  • "Thought" reigns supreme, and does with Langland what he chooses.

  • At all such men and at all such things, Langland thunders anathema.

  • A friend of hers, a Mrs. Langland, who lives at Gunnersbury, was very kind and helpful.

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  • His visit at Mrs. Langland's would extend over another fortnight.

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  • In my vision I saw neither war nor the shedding of blood, Langland answered.

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  • And Will Langland and Kitte his wife went down on their knees to pray.

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  • Nay, wife, we will not flaunt our honours abroad, Langland answered. '

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  • He had a little mug of penny-ale, and Langland kept him company.

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  • Langland, out of the corner of his eye, saw, yet took no notice.

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British Dictionary definitions for Langland

Langland

/ˈlæŋlənd/
noun
1.
William. ?1332–?1400, English poet. The allegorical religious poem in alliterative verse, The Vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman, is attributed to him
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