The Forraye of Gadderis; The Vowis

The Forraye of Gadderis; The Vowis

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...and matalent And think on nathing bot on ioy and blythines. For anter of vere is every manis caice. Malancolie puttis menis hairtis doune And puttis all freindis to confusioune And makis oure fais blythe of our malice And dois thame sorrow, quhen ve ar veill at eis Than sould ve schaip to mak our freindis faine, Throw blythenes put our fais to paine." Thus confort he the vourthe king of mede Quhilk had anuche of blythenes or he 3eid, For he vas syne so he in amouris sett Vithe ane that efter vele his barrett bett; For he vas louit vithe Ladye ydory, Quhilk vas the fairist and the maist lusty Of all the ladyis that var in that place Nixt Gaudeferis sister, dame physonas. The bandriane vas ane vorthe man of hand, Ane fair persoune of onny in all the land And cumming doune fra the vourthe strynd of troy And micht veill seme to be ane Ladees joy. The chalmer vas fare and richelye arrayit And eik the banderane vas richt vele appayit (fol. 96a.) To be in keiping of dame ydory To hald him blyth and strenthe malancoly. Bot phyzonais movit vithe ielosey Sayd to dame ydory all prevelye: Je haif not t'ail3eit for to cheis at richt, For 3e haif chosin ane freche and vourthe knicht Of onny that is takin in this place And lyk to stand into his Ladeis grace." "Madame', sayd scho, "treuly be my guid t'ay, Quhen l him saw in feild this hinder day, l had of him na suthefast vittering, Of his valour na that he vas a king, Bot as me thocht, he beare him vourthely And him defendit vonder manfully, Quhill hors micht stand, quhat mycht he syne do mair, Syne hors and man held baithe togidder thair." Syne efter vas the king of luif upsett And frechlie crovnit vithe ane rois chaplett And maid ane aithe that he sould treulie say Till...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236772113
  • 9781236772114