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===bleeding===
 
===bleeding===
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Bleeding was a common practise to let off the energy of young men.
Guingamor is to go hunting but:
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For example, a literary hero Guingamor is to go hunting but:
Ses nies estoit ce jor seingniez,<br>
 
Si estoit auques desetiez,<br>
 
   
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His nephew had been bled that day<br>
 
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<tr><td>''Ses nies estoit ce jor seingniez,''</td><td>His nephew [Guingamor] had been bled that day</td></tr>
And so was feeling rather indisposed.<br>
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<tr><td>''Si estoit auques desetiez,''</td><td> And so was feeling rather indisposed.</td></tr>
[[Guingamor]] line 25-26 (trans Weingartner)
 
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<center>[[Guingamor]] line 25-26 (trans Weingartner)</center>
   
So he stays at home and plays chess.
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So Guingamor stays at home and plays chess.
   
 
[[Category:12th Century|Medicine]]
 
[[Category:12th Century|Medicine]]

Revision as of 22:06, 1 February 2006

bleeding

Bleeding was a common practise to let off the energy of young men. For example, a literary hero Guingamor is to go hunting but:

Ses nies estoit ce jor seingniez,His nephew [Guingamor] had been bled that day
Si estoit auques desetiez, And so was feeling rather indisposed.
Guingamor line 25-26 (trans Weingartner)

So Guingamor stays at home and plays chess.