Early English Text Society; Extra Series Volume 43; No. 50

Early English Text Society; Extra Series Volume 43; No. 50

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...were deuy-A pate overheara synge togyther of their secretes / a page, beynge in a 20 Ide'a confeneion, -. o i i i chaumbre that loyned 'fast vnto9 their chaumore, herde well all their secrete wordes and communycacion what eche of them had sayd vnto10 y other,11 than he in all hast went to the emperour and shewed hym all that 24 he had herde betwene y two louers / whan themperour herde that he was ryght sorowfull, and saide, 'felowe, beware what thou sayest / looke that thy reporte be trewe / for yf I fynde it contrary thou shalt dye of3 28 an yll deth' / 'syr, ' 8quod he3 /' if it be not as I haue sayd, and that yde be not a woman, whom ye take for a man, stryke of my head.' Than themperour made hym to be taken & kept, to the entent to proue the 32 trouthe / for he thought the matter straunge to byleue / and bean newe of ic to the than he called to hym the lordes of his preuy counsell / The mpnr Cftlls hi I lord and he shewed them the mater / whearof they had together, great1 marueyle, seynge the great vertue / and hye advice. 4 prowes that was in yde / 2 they greatly complayned8 the mater, and were sorowfull / than the emperour, who was right pensyfe, sware and made promyse / that if he He swears that if 6 r ' /' Ide be a woman, found the mater in that case / he wolde cause hoth his she and oiwe a 1i A I m sna burnt 8 doughter and yde to be brent,4 bycause of hydynge of that straunge cas, and sayd, 'if yde had dyscouered the matter to me be tymes / my doughter sholde neuer haue wedded5 her, and the matter6 kepte close fro me / 12 I shal neuer haue ioy at my herte tyll7 I knowe the trouth' / than he cowtmaunded a bayne8 to be made A bath is aet out in his own redy in his owne chambre, whearin he wolde haue yde to be...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236741765
  • 9781236741769