what does “rowld” mean
Posted: 28 March 2018 02:03 PM   [ Ignore ]
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… Heav’n in all her Glorie shon, and rowld Her motions, as the great first-Movers hand First wheeld thir course; …

About 2/3 way down the page. From Paradise Lost.

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Posted: 28 March 2018 02:58 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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droogie - 28 March 2018 02:03 PM

… Heav’n in all her Glorie shon, and rowld Her motions, as the great first-Movers hand First wheeld thir course; …

About 2/3 way down the page. From Paradise Lost.

I think it means, rolled, as in :

To move forward along a surface by revolving on an axis or by repeatedly turning over.
2. To travel or be moved on…

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Posted: 28 March 2018 07:09 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Yes, it’s rolled. And that’s line 7.499 by the way, in case anyone wants to look it up.

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