It satisfied the part of me that grew up and was weened on SNL.
She weened himself had done it, / and all unaided he, Nor wot she one far mightier / was thither come so secretly.
Who would have weened that, thou that hast been to me so dear?
This Solomon had an evil wife, wherethrough he weened that there had been no good women, and so he despised them in his books.
They weened that he had conquered / in trial by his proper might.
He weened that by some foemen / to him had injury been done.
She weened to save the hero, / yet wrought she nothing save his bane.
He weened to find his bow or his sword, and then had Hagen been repaid as he deserved.
He weened that Ruediger knowing / had warned what lay for them in store.
And then Sir Launcelot drew his sword, for he felt himself so sore y-hurt that he weened there to have had his death.
Old English wenan "to think," from Proto-Germanic *woenijanan (cf. Old Saxon wanian, Old Norse væna, Old Frisian wena, Old High German wanen, German wähnen, Gothic wenjan "to expect, suppose, think"), from *woeniz "expectation," from PIE root *wen- "to wish, desire, strive for" (see Venus). Archaic since 17c.