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  1. Charlotte M (ary). 1823–1901, British novelist, whose works reflect the religious ideals of the Oxford Movement. Her best-known book is The Heir of Redclyffe (1853)
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Historical Examples

  • So he came to a yonge man, and asked hym if he were payde x li.

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  • So the yonge man was faine to gyue hym money for the quittaunce.

  • Of the yonge woman that sorowed so greatly her husbondes deth.

  • The yonge man answered: no, ye had not a kynge to your father.

  • That though they were but yonge justices, yet they wear good beggers.