Examples from the Web for almes
Historical Examples of almes
In soche a way I had leuer haue an almes howse of olde folkes, then a company of stronge theues.The Pilgrimage of Pure Devotion
J has eo at almes, adding as next line, Ne his poure kunesmen at him ne myhte nouht spede.
One time, I remember, goeing in the Strand, a poor and infirme old man craved his almes.Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2)
To give little gifts, is to Dishonour; because it is but Almes, and signifies an opinion of the need of small helps.Leviathan
As he came furth of the Castell gate, thare mett him certane beggeris, asking of his almes, for Goddis saik.