from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Will; wish; will and pleasure.
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Thou knowest that Allah over all things is Omnipotent and created not lusts for us but of His pleasure and volunty, and He bade us use them in the way of lawfulness, so they might be to us a good; but, when we use them in the way of sinfulness they are to us an evil.
If the divine volunty vouchsafed to keep the vestments of the children from hurting among the flames of fire, why should not he then keep in his mother that which he kept in a strange vesture?
Thou knowest that Allah over all things is Omnipotent and created not lusts for us but of His pleasure and volunty, and
(= soursweet), of ‘mur’ for wall, of ‘baine’ for bath, of the verb ‘to cass’ (all in Holland), of ‘volupty’ (Sir Thomas Elyot), ‘volunty’
"On me and with me bides thy volunty; * Why then such anger such despite to me?