The English Charlemagne Romances

The English Charlemagne Romances

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...thou cast me 20 thou shalt be one of vs7 / & yf thou be cast to the erthe / than I wyll haue thy horse and thy swerde / and dyspoyle the of all thy clothes' / Than yde sayd, 'I am content thus to do / so that ye withdrawe lbackel 24 your men fro me / and set my horse by me, and my swerde tyed to my sadle bowe / for it is lsayd inl a comen prouerbe / that a man is taken for a foole that putteth his trust in a thefe' / whan the stheues herd 28 that they coulde not forbare laughynge / and they had great desyre to se this wrastelynge betwyxt them / than they withdrewe abacke / and set his hors ther by hym / than the noble damsell yde quyckely toke the 32 thefe / who thoughte to haue borne her to the erth / but she drewe hym so sore to her that he coulde scant haue any breth / and therwith she cast hym soo rudely to the erth against a stone that he was therwith in a swone / and with the fall all his teth brast1 in his 4 mouth. 1T Whan yde sawe the thefe in that daunger quyckly she wente to her horse and mounted vp / than she drewe out her swerde, and said, ' A, ye horson? thefes / 8 youre treason shall not auayle you / for ye haue all thought vyolence and treason agaynst me / go & helpe your maister who lyeth yonder / I thinke he shall euer remembre this wrastlynge bytwene vs. 31 12 haue now no dout of you all / tho ye were a hondred mo / for yf I may4 I shall make you all be hanged & strangled' / than the quyckest and5 lyghtest thefe amonge them stept forth and toke hym by the brydell 16 of his hors / awhan she saw that / she lyfte vp her swerde & strake the thefe on" the hande / so that the hande flew fro his body and hanged styll vpon her brydle/ than he ranne awaye thinkynge to dye more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236763327
  • 9781236763327