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1) Amende honorable. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...in France, was a degrading punishment inflicted on traitors, parricides, and sacrilegious persons, who were brought into court with a rope round their neck, and made...

2) Battus paieront (Les). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Those who lose must pay the piper. "C est le loi du pays de Bearn que le battu paie l amende." Again, "C est la coutume, de Lorris, les battus paientl amende." This...

3) 952. Atonement. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...reclamation, conciliation, propitiation; indemnification, redress. AMENDS, apology, amende honorable [F.], satisfaction; peace -, sin -, burnt- offering; scapegoat,...

4) amends. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...You must make amends to them for the insult. See synonyms at reparation. Middle English amendes, from Old French, pl. of amende, reparation, from amender, to amend....

5) §3. "Sir Gawayne and the Grene Knight". XV. "Pearl, Cleanness, Patience and Sir Gawayne". Vol. 1. From the Beginnings to the Cycles of Romance. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...is a couplet not found elsewhere in the MS.: Mi mind is mukel on on, that wil me noght amende: Sum time was trewe as ston, and fro schame couthe her defende. 16 The...

6) 35. Grant Testament, lxxiv-lxxix. Lucas, St. John, comp. Francois Villon. 1920. The Oxford Book of French Verse
...soubz une table. Combien qu il soit rudement fait, La matiere est si tres notable, Qu elle amende tout le mesfait. 40 Item, donne ŕ ma povre mere Pour saluer nostre...

7) §15. "North and South". XI. The Political And Social Novel. Vol. 13. The Victorian Age, Part One. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...South altogether. But Mrs. Gaskell had neither wished to receive, nor intended to make, an amende honorable. The social teaching of the two novels is perfectly self-consistent;...

8) Formations. Fowler, H. W. 1908. The King's English
...attention to the danger of accidentally assimilating a good English word to a French one. Amende is good French; amends is good English; but amend (noun) is neither:...

9) 32. A Gest of Robyn Hode. The First Fytte. Traditional Ballads. 1909-14. English Poetry I: From Chaucer to Gray. The Harvard Classics
...Robyn, A man hath be disgrate; 25 But God that sitteth in heven above 190 May amende his state. Withyn this two yere, Robyne, he sayde, My neghbours well it knowe,...

10) I. The Great Hall. Book I. Hugo, Victor Marie. 1917. Notre Dame de Paris. Vol. XII. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...the bearers of them marched out, mitred and coped in mock state, to publicly make the amende honorable through the streets of Paris? and the great Hall with its blue...

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