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bears no seed of value,

Original French:  ne porte ſemence qui vaille:

Modern French:  ne porte semence qui vaille:


vaille

Vaillant: m. A man’s whole estate, or worth; all his substance, meanes, fortunes

Randle Cotgrave [–1634?]
A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongue
London: Adam Islip, 1611
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Posted 22 January 2013. Modified 26 November 2014.

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