Chaucer Society Publications

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...ouyr / I wele the telle al plat That vengeaunce schal nat passe stone his hous That of hise othis is to outrageous By godys precyus herte & by hise nnylys And by the blod o crist that is in haylys Seuene is myn chaunce / &z thyn is synk & tleyo By godys armys;if thow falsely pheye This daggar schal thorgl out thyn herte go This freut comyth of pe bicche bonys two iforswerynge Ire falsenesse homysydo N OW for the loue of cryst pat for vs deyode Leveth;oure swerynge bothe greete & smale But serys now wele I telle forth myn tale Theise riotourys thre Of whiche I telle Longe erst er pryme rong the belle Vero sett hem in a taueme to drynke And as they Sat / they herde a belle oclynke2 By-fom a cors was caryed to his graue That on Of hem gun callyn to his knaue Go bet quod he and axe redyly What Cora is this that caryed is forby GROUP C. g 4. PARDONEIYS TALE. Cambridge MS. And loke that thow reporte his name wel Sere quod this boy it nedyth neuere a deel It was me told er ze cam here thre ouris warm He was parde an old felawe of ouris 672 And sodeynly he vas I-slayn to nyght ffOr-dronke as he Sat On his bench vp ryzt There cam a priue thef men clepyn deth That in this cuntre al the peple sleth 676 And with his spere he smot his herte atwo And Wente his Weie with-outyn wordis mo.And maystir er ze come in his presence 680 He hath a thousent slayn this pestelence 679 Methynkyth that it were necessarye flbr to ben war Of swich an aduersarye Beth redy for to mete hym euere more Thus thaute me myn dame I Seye nomore 684" Be seynte marie Seyde this tauernere The child seyth soth for he hath Slayn this zere Hene ouyr a myle with-inne a. greet village I trowe his habitacioun be there To been a-vised more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 290g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236859626
  • 9781236859624