accident (c.1136-65)

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accident (c.1136-65)

[ FEW: 24,73b accidens; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,21b accident; TL: 1,72 accident; DEAF: ; DMF:  accident 1; TLF:  accident; OED:  accident n.; MED:  accident n.; DMLBS: 14b accidentia /14b accidere (accidens) ]


1accident, irregularity, velleity
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  (God) Dreit justiser pas ne serreit Se ço k’at otrié toleit […]. La volenté Deu est estable, De nul accident n’est muable  10460
vagary, vicissitude of fortune
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  Tost est el secle hom enrichi E altresi tost apovri; Si come mer monte e descend, Si sunt li mondain accident  7935
also_fig.accident, incident
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  d’accident De mal n’at bons contristement; Pur mesaventure mondaine N’ad pesance dunt il se plaigne (Latin: Non contristit iustum quicquid ei acciderit)  7557
( c.1300; MS: s.xivin )  A la foiz avient des accidens de l’alme sicum ire, joye e poour  ii 166
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  la queu chose l’en porra conustre par les accidens  i 217
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