History of Charles the Great and Orlando,

History of Charles the Great and Orlando,

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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. 1812 edition. Excerpt: ...from the fray, And, to native France returning. Homeward fast pursu'd their way. But for the lamented maiden Not a joy Rinaldo knew, Till false Galalon was punish'd, From whose arts this mischief grew. ROMANCE BE DON ROLDAN. En Francia la noblecida En esse tiempo passado, Quando el Emperador Carlos La tenia a su mandado. Quando florecia Reynaldos Y Roldan el esforzado. Quando casi todo el mundo De Moros era ocupado. En la ciudad de Paris Gran fiesta se ha celebrado, La qual dicen de San Jorge, Patron de Aragon llamado; THE ANCIENT BALLAD or ORLANDO. THIS ballad relates the cause of Rinaldo's disgrace, and another treachery of Galalon's, which drives Orlando into banishment, who becomes General to one of the Moorish Kings, and lays siege to Paris. Rinaldo is then summoned to Charlemagne's assistance. In fair France's fertile region, When King Charles the sceptre held, And Rinaldo and Orlando Ev'ry rival Knight excell'd 5 When the Moors, like locusts swarming, Scarce a nation could withstand, But in ev'ry quarter spreading, Far and near o'errun the land; To renown'd St. George's honor Was proclaim'd a royal ftte, Held in Arragon, the patron Of its fair, illustrious state; Hacela el Emperador, Porque tambien le ha ayudado: Manda llamar a los grandes Quantos tiene a su mandado. Que cada uno viniesse Segun fuesse su estado; Alli vino Oliveros, Y Roldan el esforzado. Que de atavios, y galas Este era el mas senelado; Tambien Bettran Salazar Con su pompa y su estado. Y vinieron Don Estolfo, Y Don Salino su hermano, Y vinieron tantos grandes, Que es impossible contallo. Quando todos fueron juntos La fiesta se ha celebrado; Nunca vino Don Reynaldos, Que en Montalvan no se hallado. Quando el falso Galalon Deste fue...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236903765
  • 9781236903761