Kyng Alisaunder.- Sir Cleges.- Lay Le Freine

Kyng Alisaunder.- Sir Cleges.- Lay Le Freine

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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. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ... sire, freo, " Of that they myssayde to the! " The emperour, and his barouns, " Yeildith heom to thy baundouns, ' 3180 " With body and chatel, nygh and feorre, " Tohelpe the to thy werre!" So faire spekith Demostines, The kyng tho grauntid his pes; And sent heom a writ anon, That thus was rad to everichon: " Alisaunder forlet his teone, " Ageyns the barouns of Athene_; " And afongith the croune, " In the nome of raunsoun, " And the sweord, and the _baner, " By soifraunce, of such maner-, " That heo makyn amendiment " Of Beomny, my baron gent, " That ye slowe, in youre haven, " Whan Y com fro Perce ageyn," Him was deliverid, anon ryghtis, 3190 A thousand besans, and a thousand knyghtis. Dabinadas was heore chevynteyn; An hardy baroun, of gret inayn, And Alisaunder, withouten asoyne, Hath forth his ost to Macedoyne. Lord! muche host was thare! Gret pruyde, and gay gere; Mony torforth, mony geannt, Mony asse, muyle, and olifaunt: Mony stede, mony palfray, Mony gentil knyght, mony fole boy: Mony baroun, ful wel y-thewed, Mony ledron, mony schrewe: Mony baner, mony pensel, Mlony sword of broun steil: Mony juster in covertour, Mony knyght in riche armure: Mony faucon, mony spere, Mony_ goshauk, mony banere, Muche cry, mony a song; The ost was twenty myle long. ' So they wendith, byway and path, To Macedoyne they come rathe. Ther they weoren fouly y-let! The gates weoren ageyns him scheot. With magnelis, slyngis, and bowe, They duden the host much howe. Ten thousand of armed knyghtis, On gode stedis, wel y---dyghte, Comen out in the strete, ' ' With Alisaundre for to mete. Tho Alisaundre herde telle, He spak with tonge so a belle. He hette, ...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236760840
  • 9781236760845