Erthe Upon Erthe

Erthe Upon Erthe

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Excerpt: ...hatyd: Thanne deeth drawyth his draut and makith man ful nakid. 1 Erthe out of erthe is wondirly wrou t, 4 Erthe of the erthe hath gete a dignyte of nowthe, Erthe vp-on erthe hath set al his thou t How that erthe vp-on erthe may be hy browth. 2 Erthe vp-on erthe wolde be a kyng; 8 But how erthe shal to erthe thinki he no thing; Whan that erthe biddeth erthe his rentys hoom bring, Thanne shal erthe out of the erthe haue a petous partyng. 17 3 Erthe vp-on erthe wynnyth castellis and towris1, 12 Thanne seith erthe to erthe: 'This is al owris.' Whan erthe vp-on erthe hath biggid alle his bouris, Thanne shal erthe for erthe suffre sharp showris. 4 Erthe gooth up-on erthe as moolde vp-on moolde, 16 So gooth erthe vp-on erthe al gleteryng in goolde, Like as erthe vn-to erthe neuere goo2 shulde; Yit shal erthe vnto er e3 rathere than he wolde. 5 O thou wrecchid erthe, that on the erthe fol. 112, ro traueylist ny t and day, 20 To florisshe the erthe, to peynte the erthe wyth wantone a-ray; it shal thow erthe, for alle thyn erthe, make thow it neuer so queynt & gay, Out of the erthe in-to the erthe, ther to clynge as clot of clay. 6 O wrecchide man whi art thow prude, that art of erthe makid? 24 Hidir broutyst thow no shroude, but pore cam thow & nakid. Whan thi soule is went out, & thi body in erthe rakid, Thanne thi body that was rank and louyd of alle men, is hatyd. 7 Out of the erthe cam to this erthe his wantyng garnement; 28 To hyde this erthe, to wrappe this erthe, to him was clothing lent; Now gooth erthe up-on erthe, ruly raggid and rent, Therfor shal erthe vndir erthe haue hidous turment. 8 Whi that erthe louyth erthe wondir me thinke, 32 Or whi that erthe for erthe swete wole or swinke; Ffor whan that erthe up-on the erthe is brou t wyth-inne the brinke, Thanne shal erthe of the erthe haue a rewfulle stinke. " /> 9 Lo erthe up-on erthe consider thow may, 36 How erthe in-to the erthe comyth nakid al-way, Whi shuld erthe...
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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236717600
  • 9781236717603