ANGEL, n. An English gold coin worth 6s. 8d. when first issued in 1465. Later it was valued up, to 7s. 6d. in 1526, 10s. in 1551, ... aquot;a radiant angelaquot; refers simultaneously to the woman inspiring lust and the angel she will receive in payment foranbsp;...
|Author||:||Sandra K. Fischer|
|Publisher||:||Univ of Delaware Pr - 1985-07|