|mädätä englanniksi||decompose fi, spoil fi|
*: All that herde hym wer amased and sayde: ys nott this he that spoylled them whych called on this name in Jerusalem?
*: To do her dye (quoth Vna) were despight, / And shame tauenge so weake an enimy; / But spoile her of her scarlot robe, and let her fly.
*: Roger, that rich Bishop of Salisbury,...spoiled of his goods by King Stephen, ...through grief ran mad, spoke and did he knew not what.
*: Outlaws, which, lurking in woods, used to break forth to rob and spoil.
*: No man can enter into a strong mans house, and spoil his goods, except he will first bind the strong man.
*: Spiritual pride spoils many graces.
*: "I dont want to spoil any comparison you are going to make," said Jim, "but I was at Winchester and New College." ¶ "That will do," said Mackenzie. "I was dragged up at the workhouse school till I was twelve. […]"
*: ‘This is a great day for us. Let us not spoil it by saying the wrong thing, by promoting a culture of revenge, or by failing to treat the former president with respect.’
: Make sure you put the milk back in the fridge, otherwise it will spoil.
*: Dr Jonathan Grant (Letters, April 22) feels the best way to show his disaffection with political parties over Iraq is to spoil his ballot paper.