Cursor Mundi (the Cursur O the World); A Northumbrian Poem of the Xivth Century in Four Versions, Two of Them Midland Volume N . 3
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. Excerpt: ...Cms. pac Wit a fulbald here, 16032 "Parfai, pilate, wel fou aght to hald him ful vn-dere, f-it king him mas wit-vten leue Oner cesar fe omperour, 16036 Herd fou neuer na selcut slike Als fou of him sal here." Caiphas fair biscop was Ful riche man and rank 16040 All fai godird at his curt, and fai samen sanck. i1'siw fat in prisun lai, ful herd fai did hanc, 16044 And bonden broght him forth as thef, fair will him was ful vlanck. IT fai vmbithoght faim on quat wise fat fai1moght him wrei, -16048 And wit quat thing fai tatest moght do him for to dei. Sir pilate o faim bi-heild, o skil was sumdel sloi, 16052 fat2 kneu sumdel fair feluni, col. aj Wist fam was leif to lei; p Ms. -1 agayne faire lege lorde I-wis. to heued him or to hinge. alle fai gedderred of fe toun. baf freman & dring1. & sende to pilate faire prscurato-r & did him ficlder bringe. for he was keper of fe lagh. vnder cesar fe king1 Sir pilate askid ham. in hefing1 as hit were. quar is joure king1 je do him bringe. forf be-for vs here. fai stert ham forf vn-sturenli. wif an ful baldeli chore. P1ofai pilate fou him ajt -f7 to halde him ful wondere. fat king1 he him mas wif-out leue. of cesar fe emperere. herde fou neuer sa selcouf fing1 as fou of him sallo here. Sir caiphas fair bisshop was ful riche he was & ranke. alle fai geddered atte his court & F1t fai sammyn sanke ihe-us fat in prisoun lay. ful barde fai dide him hanke & bundyn brojt him as a thefe fer wele him was ful wlauke. T-%ai vmbi-fojt ham on quat wise atte fai iuujt him wreye.3 & wif quat fing1 fai tittest niojt. to him for to dey. p Ms. wroiej sir pilate on ham be-helde of skile was sumquat sley. he knew sumdel faire felony &...
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