The History of English Poetry from the Close of the Eleventh to the Commencement of the Eigteenth Century, to Which Are Prefixed Two Dissertations 1. on the Origin of Romantic Fiction in Europe 2. on the Introduction of Learning Volume 1

The History of English Poetry from the Close of the Eleventh to the Commencement of the Eigteenth Century, to Which Are Prefixed Two Dissertations 1. on the Origin of Romantic Fiction in Europe 2. on the Introduction of Learning Volume 1

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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. 1775 edition. Excerpt: ...was How God gaf him fairehence at the bataile of Caifas.-The RoMANs tellis gret pas of his douhty deded.---Soudan so curteys never drank no wyne, In chexncs and led; wenden that hevy was oi-pejs 2.. I am not indeed quite certain, whether or no in some of these instances, Robert-JeBmIinm maynot mean his French original Peter Langtoftu 'But in' tiherfbflowing lines he manifestly refers t_Q our romance of RICHARD, between which Of Keveblec, _' Horns 'izdjofi wade;-In romances that of hem bl made That gestours dos of. him gestes_ A-t mangere' and at greatvfesies; Here dezifs en-lpc Way-ty, In many san-romauqce., But 05 the wol-dried. 'ryght irt wode, -Tha-I cas' brstred any Bade. Spekes no man, ne m romaunce-redcs, 'Off his battayle ne of his dedes; OIE that. battsylc, spekgs nQman.v, There all' rowes of khy htes began, Thet was Foxflqthg of; the, atazle. Thet at, TK e was fiunsayleq Of swythe a yght as the; wasnxig Fsor ther were in the: on fide; Sixti kynges. and duke-s of Pxidfi-r-I That ever yit wered wede, sithen the world was made so Sena, That was-Ec-rcm in echewverre, &e. Much K. 736-4 f-1. soh. MSSr._, Bib1; Bodh ' Codsimembr. Whether this Poem_ was writem by Lidgatve; I shell not' enquire-at Bresenrr I shall only-fay-herez it is totally different from either of Lidgatek two poems on the THBBAN and TROJAN ggas gnat-fid-thsab th'-manuscri t. &hichz A cum written. a to t age offiersixi-lrthe fixtihpw 1. PASSHL Compare BeccyfsBall. ii; 666 RS-editsi.l7_,67, _ ' P-152-. 'i 1d.z = P. 17? Q P. 175. e E. 188. s. 198.v I-knowe 1 knowe no more to ryme of dedes of kyng Richard: Who so wille his dedes all the sothe se, The romance that men reden. ther is propirte. This that I have said it is Pers fawe s. Als he in romance ' lad...show more

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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 295g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236923715
  • 9781236923714