The Life of Our Lady Volume 1

The Life of Our Lady Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...Of thi speche; and blessid the houre and tyme Of alle thi life from evene til the prime. 0 weelful eke and gracious the sigt 122 Of hem that mygten vpon the beholde, For wel thei oute to be glad and ligt That were with the alweye whan thei wolde; And blessid weren yonge and oolde That weren reioiced with thi excellence Whan that hem liste of the hige p'sence. Of the joie whoo coude telle arigt 123 Of thine hevenly meditaciouns, Assendyng vp above the sterrys brigt In thine ynward contemplaciouns; Or the hooly visitaciouns Who can reherse, brigt as sunne or levene, So ofte sente don to the fro hevene. Or who can telle thi hooly slepys softe, 124 With God alweie fule in thi memorye, For love of whom thou sigedist ful ofte Whan thou were soole in thine oratorye; Or who can telle the melodie and glorie That aungels hav made in the place For the ioye thei hadde to looke in thi face. 1 am to rude to rehersen alle 125 For vnkunnynge and for lake of space, The mater is so inly spiritual That y dare not so hige a stile pace; But ladye myne y putte all in thi grace, This first boke compilid for thi sake Of my symplenesse, and thus an ende y make, Besechyng alle to have pite and routhe 126 That therof shullen have any inspection Yf ougte be lefte of necligence or slouthe Or seide to myche of p'sumpcion, And putte it mekely to her correction, And aske mercy of my trespase Ther as y erre, and putte me in her grace. And thourg her benigne supportacion 127 So as y canne forthe y wole p'cede With alle myn herte and hoole entencion, Prayng that maide of so goodly hede Croppe and roote to helpe in this nede, Whom y nowe leve in Nazareth soiourne, And to my mater y wole agein retourne. End Of The First Book. ffloto J&ercg anb $ceg, Kigfittoitttfgse anD drouth...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236554620
  • 9781236554628