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    Sore good

    "1. For a mother sore good:
    Here sleeps in the Lord a mother to her children sore good,
    She sought to bring them joy whene’er and howe’er she
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    Case Closed, Patrik Ourednik

    These sentences are written on a grave. However, I cannot get the meaning of 'sore good' here. Can anybody help me?

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    #2

    Re: Sore good

    She was an excellent mother.

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    #3

    Re: Sore good

    "Sore" is an archaic way of saying "very". The most common usage I've come across is "sore afraid".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: Sore good

    Please take careful note of the word Ems uses -- archaic. Also, that inscription was probably found on a tombstone, not a grave.

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    #5

    Re: Sore good

    However, the adverb 'sorely' (badly/seriously) is very common in modern English. (Click here.)

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