Early English Text Society; Extra Series Volume 69

Early English Text Society; Extra Series Volume 69

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...with euesdroppers, Fyghters, brawlers, brekers of lofedayes, Getters, chyders, causers of frayes, 100 Tytyuyllys, tyrauntes, with turmentoures, Cursyd apostates, relygyous dyssymulers, Closshers, carders, with comon hasardoures, Tyburne coloppys, and pursekytters, Pylary knyghtes, double tollyng myllers, Gay ioly tapsters, with hostelers of the stewes, Hoores, and baudys--that many bale brewes, IOI Ilolde blasphemers, with false ipocrytes, . Brothelles, brokers, ' abhomynable swerers, Dryuylles, dastardes, dyspysers of ryghtes, Homycydes, poyseners, 81 comon morderers, Skoldes, caytyffys, comborouse clappers, Idolatres, enchauntours, with false renegates, Sotyll ambidextres, & sekers of debates, With luskes, & loselles that myght nat thryue for shame. 103 These were the eomons came thedyr that day Redy bowne in batayll Vertew to abyde. Apollo, theym beholdyng, began for to say To the goddes & goddesses beyng there that tyde, " Me seemeth conuenyent an herowde to ryde Hymsylf to defende, for sowght he shalbe sone. 21 104 "And let hym nat be sodenly take All dyspurueyde or then he beware, For then shuld ouf dyshonour awake Yef he were cowardly take in a snare." " Ee," quod Vyce, "for that haue I no care. I will auauntage take where I may." That heryng, Morpheus pryuyly stale away, 105 And went to warne Vertew of all thys afray, And bade hym awake & make hyinsylf strong, For he was lyke to endure that day A gret inortall shoure, er hit were euesong, With Vyce, wherfore he bade him nat long Tary to sende aftyr more soco11f--Yef he dede, hit shuld turne hym to dolouf. 106 And brefely the matyr to hym he _declaryd, Lyke as ye haue herde begynnyng & ende. "Well," quoth...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123676854X
  • 9781236768544