The History of Reynard the Fox Volume 2

The History of Reynard the Fox Volume 2

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... to hurte other' and they them scluen ben hurt and rewarded with the same Her was also made an asse and an hound whiche dwelled bothe with a rich: man / The man louyd his hound wel /fTor he pleyde ofte with hym as folke doo with houndis / the hound leep vp and pleyd with his tayl / And lyckyd his maister aboute the mouth/ this saw howdwyn the assc / and had grete spyte therof in his herte / and said to hym self/' how may this be and what may my lorde see on his fowle hound / whom I neuer see doth good ne proffyt / sauf spryngeth on hym and kysseth hym / But me whom men putten to laboure / to bere and drawe/ and cloo more in a weke than he with his xv shold doo in a hole yere and yet sytteth he neuertheles by hym at the table / and there eteth bones flessh an'! fatte trenchours/ And I haue nothyng but thystles and nettles / And lye on nyghtes on the harde erthe and suflre many ascorn /I wyl no lengre suffre this /I wylle thynke how I may gete my lordes loue and frendship lyke as the hounde doth / Therwyth cam the lorde / And the asse lyft vp his tayl and sprang with his fore feet on the lordes sholdres / And blered grennyd and songe and with his feet made two grete bules about his eres / And put forth his mouth and wolde haue kyssed the lordcs mouth as he had Seen the hound doon I Tho cryde the lorde sore aferde help I help I this asse wil slee me / Thenne cam his seruauntis with good stauis and smyten and bete the asse so sore that he had wende he shold haue loste his lyf/ Tho retorned he to his stable and etc thistles and nettles and was an asse as he to fore was. In lyke wyse who so haue enuye and spyte of an others welfare / and were seruyd in lyke wyse / it shold be wel l)ehoefl"ul. Therfor it is concluded that the...
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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236919548
  • 9781236919540