Extra Series Volume 40

Extra Series Volume 40

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... O.F. text, p. 135, "yraingne," spider. " "The spyttle... touche them" The usual sources of Gossouin do not mention this fact.. _ ' "he that... aferd" O.F. text, 1. 135: "Celui qui est premiers veiiz si enroe " he who is seen first becomes hoarse. Of the wolf, the spider, the she-ape, and other animals. The wulf bereth the sheep without hurtynge or greuyng of hym, doubtyng _that he wold crye, and that he shold not be folowed; and after deuoureth hym whan he hath brought hym to the wode. And yf he be constrayned to leue hym in his berynge, he destrayneth 1 hym with al his myght at his departyng.2 The spyther or spyncop of his propre nature spynneth and weueth of his entraylles the threde of whiche he maketh his nettes for to take flyes whiche he eteth. Whan the sheape hath two whelpes or fawnes, she loueth that one moche better than that other. She berith hym that she loueth best in her armes, and that other she leteth goo, whiche, whan she is hunted, lepeth on the moders backe and holdeth her faste. And that other that she bereth in her armes, she leteth falle and is ofte constrayned to saue her self.3 Also it is so that the hounde kepeth the goodes of his lorde and maistre, and hen by hym waranted ayenst men and bestes. And aboue alle other he knoweth his lord and maistre by his smellyng, & loueth hym of so right good loue that ofte it happeth, be it right or wronge, he wyl not forsake his maistre vnto the deth. And also is so sorowful for the deth of his maistre that other whyle he loseth his lyf. In Englond in som place is ther a maner of houndes that goon & seche out the theuys,4 and bryngen them fro thens where they fonde them.5 The moustele 6 is a right lytil...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236876466
  • 9781236876461