Canterbury Tales; With an Essay Upon His Language and Versification, an Introductory Discourse, Notes, and a Glossary Volume 4

Canterbury Tales; With an Essay Upon His Language and Versification, an Introductory Discourse, Notes, and a Glossary Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...according to the rule of rotation mentioned above, belonged to Saturn, as the third did to Jupiter. The fourth was the nexte houre o_/-Mars, that occurred after the hour last named. Ver. 2223. Fayrest of fayre So Palamon in the Theseida. O bella dea, del bon Vulcan sposa, Per cui se aliegra il monte Citherone, Dee i ti priego, che mi sii pietosa, Per quello amore che portasti ad Adone. And again. See below, ver. 2240. Io non te chegio in arme aver victoria-Io cercho sola Emilia, la qual poi Donarmi, Dea, se donar la mi voi. Il modo trova tu, ch'io non ne curo O ch'io sia vinto, o ch'io sia vincitore. Ver. 2273. The thridde houre inequal In the Astrological system, the day, from sun-rise to sunset, and the night, from sun-set to sun-rise, being each divided into x11 hours, it is plain, that the hours of the day and night were never equal, except just at the Equinoxes. The hours attributed to the Planets were of this unequal sort. See Kalendrier de Berg. loc. cit. and our author's treatise on the Astrolabe. Ver. 2283. Fu mondo il tempio e di bei drapi ornato. Thes. l. vii. voL. I v. N Ver. 2291. Hire bright here So Emilia is described in Thes. l. xii. Dicho che i suo crin parevan d'oro, Non con trezza restretti, ma soluti E petinati. Ver. 2292. A coroune Corona di querzia cereale. Thes. l. vii. Ver. 2358. Shal thee declaren This is improper, as the fires have already declared the event of the combat. In the Original, as I remember, the appearance of Diana is prior to the Omen.. Ver. 2372. payen This French word is constantly used in the best Mss. instead of pagan. Ver. 2375. O stronge god The prayer of Arcite in the Theseida begins in the same manner. A forte dio, che ne i regni nivosi Bistonii servi le tue...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236845579
  • 9781236845573