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palinode

a retraction. In Scots law, when defamation was a matter for the commissary courts, one remedy was a conclusion for a retraction to be made.
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and incorporates into its palinode, "Pur encens chassant venin du monde," the motif of the "Vierge au Serpent" already used by Nicolle Lescarre in the chant royal I mentioned above.
And when, in Delie, it is not God who descends from Heaven towards his chosen creature in order to enrich her with gifts, to combine, for example, in her, as in Mary, "Chastete" with "Beaute" (D232), it is the poet, Prometheus redivivus, who from dizain to dizain -- one might even say from prayer to prayer -- painfully strives towards the great height what he says in D157 on the subject of Delie as a musician, a subject which he takes up again in D196 ("Tes doigtz tirantz non le doulx son des cordes, / Mais des haultz cieulx l'Angelique harmonie"), inspired perhaps by a recollection of the famous chant royal of Molinet, "Harpe rendant souveraine harmonie," which was in turn imitated by Nicolle Lescarre in his palinode, "Le lucz rendant souveraine harmonie" (fol.
As with Uc's palinodes, however, "the entire collection implicitly undermines Guittone's conversion, since the love poems [.