In the words of the old church-service, "Her soul must ever have affiance in God."
Thus he pledged his faith, and the Duke accepted his affiance.
Their notion of the real meaning of the period of affiance commended itself entirely to his lofty sentiments.
The young Duke of Hamilton was, however, the successful one; and the pledge of affiance passed mutually.
Jealousy and distrust are the bane of friendship, whose essence is esteem and affiance.
That attachment and affiance, which ought to subsist between the dependant and his protector, are destroyed.
William made use of Haralds compulsory sojourn to make him swear allegiance to him, and affiance him to his daughter.
He is a traitor to affiance and abuse to employment, and a rule of villainy in a plot of mischief.
It is not well done for a king to affiance himself to one woman when he already has another for his wife.
In the words of the old church service, “her soul must ever have affiance in God.”