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Old French citations of departoient and departira


  • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
    D’amor et de pitié ploroient // Quant de lor fille departoient[.]
    By love and by despair they cried // When they left their daughter.
  • circa 1176, Chrétien de Troyes, Cligès, ISBN 2745314130, page 328:
    Bien otroie que il i ira // Qant li tornoiz departira // Car bien a le comandement // Son pere fet oltreemant.
    He grants that he will leave // When the tournament finishes // Because he has word // From his father. ― translation by Laurence Harf-Lancner