Lybeaus Disconus. the Geste of Kyng Horn. the Kyng of Tars, and the Soudan of Damas. Emare. Sir Orpheo. Chronicle of Engleland

Lybeaus Disconus. the Geste of Kyng Horn. the Kyng of Tars, and the Soudan of Damas. Emare. Sir Orpheo. Chronicle of Engleland

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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. 1802 edition. Excerpt: ... rede, The blake hound, that hire was folewyng, Thorw the miht of hevene kyng, To hire fpac in monhede, In whit ermure as a kniht, And feide to hire, My fwete wight, Ne dar the no thing drede Of Tirmagaunt ne of Mahoun, The lord that foffrede pasfioun The fchal helpe at nede. For drede of hire fwevenynge, On hire bed heo fat al naked, To Jhefu Criit hire mone heo maked, Al mihtful hevene kynge, As wis as he hire deore bouhte That hire fweuene that heo thouhte Scholde torne to good endynge. Whon the maiden aryfen was, A non the foudan of Damas, In to his temple he let hire bringe And feide to that foire may, Thou m f t leeven uppon my lay, And knele her adoun, F orfake thou moft thi falfe lay, That thou haft leved on mony a day, And leeven on iire Mahoun. Certes, but thou wolt do fo, Thie fader and moder ichulle ilo, Bi Jovin and Plotoun; Bi Mahoun, and bi Tirmagaunt, No mon fchal be heore waraunt, Emperour ne kyng with croun. The mayden onfwerde, with glad chere, To the foudan as ye may heere, Sire, i nul the no thing greve, Tel me which is youre maneere, So fchal i make my preyere, And on yor goddes leeve. To Tirmagaunt ichul me take, And Jhefu Crift ichul forfake, That made Adam and Eve, And ferve the, fire, at thi wille, Erli and late, loud and ftille, ' A morwe and eke an eve. 4-50 Then was the foudan glad and blithe, Mahoun he thonkede feole iithe That heo was fo biknowe; His joyes couthe no mon kithe, He had hire go about fwithe, .And cuffe his goddes arowe. Furft he cufte Appolin, Aftrot, and iire Jovin, For drede of worldes awe; In the temple whil heo was ther Of Mahoun and.Iubiter Ther heo lernde the lawe. Whon that heo hire lawes couthe Heo feide hem openly with mouthe, Ac Crift foryat he nouht; Wher...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236769732
  • 9781236769732