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ViRGE

(VIdeo Rendering Graphics Engine) An earlier family of 2D and 3D graphics accelerator chips from S3 (later SONICblue). Although aimed at the gaming world, ViRGE-based graphics cards competed more favorably rendering business applications. Introduced in 1995, the ViRGE product line was discontinued in 2000. See SONICblue.
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These comprise the "Manus depillans et alapans/The hond, lord, pat tare of pyn here" (Slapping and pushing hand /the hand, Lord, that tears out your ear) on folio 74v; the "Virge et flagella" (rods and whips), the perdes" (clubs/sticks), and the "scourges" (whips) used to scourge Christ on folio 75r; and the "Iudeus spuens in facie Christi/ pe iewe pat spit in goddus face" (The Jews spitting in Christ's face/the Jew that spit in God's face) on folio 78r.
Her speech is exaggerated and peppered with popular expressions such as "Virge Maria!" and she often refers to herself in the third person.
"Virge" Cowen of Springfield, who died July 26 of age-related causes.