The Chester Plays; A Collection of Mysteries Founded Upon Scriptural Subjects, and Formerly Represented by the Trades of Chester at Whitsuntide Volume 1

The Chester Plays; A Collection of Mysteries Founded Upon Scriptural Subjects, and Formerly Represented by the Trades of Chester at Whitsuntide Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ...is yonge and tender of age, I houlde hym from the highe justice, To wyne againe our heritage. Maria. Nowe blessed be he that us heither broughte, In lande lives non so lighte, Se wher he sittes which we have soughte, Amonge yender masters mickell of mighte. Goe fourth, Joseph, on your waie, And fatche our sonne, and let us fare, That sitteth with yender doccters gaye, For we have hade of hym greate care. JOSEPHE. Marye, wife, thou wotteste righte well, That I muste all my travile teene, With men of mighte I can not melle, That sitteth so gaye in furres fyne. Maria. My worthy sonne to me so deare, Wee have thee soughte wounder wyde, I am righte gladde that thou arte heare, That we have found thee in this tyde. Dels. Mother, full ofte I toulde you till, My fathers worckes for waile or wo Heither was I sente for to fulfill, That muste I nedes doe or I goe. Maria. Thy sayinge, sonne, as have I heale, I can nothinge understande, I shall thinke on them full well, And founde to doe that you commaunde. Angellus. Nowe have you harde all in this place, That Christe is comon through his grace, As hollye Esau prophescied hase, And Semion hath hym sende; Love you well this lordes of mighte, And kepe you all his lawes arighte, That you maye in his blisse so brighte Ever more with hym live. Fitiis. Den gracias! per me Grorgi Bellin. Come, Lorde Jesu, come quicklye. 1592. XII. THE TEMPTATION, AND THE WOMAN TAKEN IN ADULTERY. The Bowchers Playe. Incipit pagina duodecimo, qualiter Jesus ductus est in desertum asperum; incipiat Diabolus. DlABOLUS. Nowe by my soverante I sweare, And principallitie that I beare In hell pyne, when I am their, A gamon I will assaie; Ther is a dossiberde I woulde dere, That walkes abrode wilde were, Whoe is his father I wotte nere, The...
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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236639405
  • 9781236639400