Lydgate's Troy Book. A.D. 1412-20

Lydgate's Troy Book. A.D. 1412-20

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...hi i fouwde, He smet at hym, and jaf him suche a wouwde, Jjat likly was he schulde nat recure, But jif fer-to be do fe bettre cure. 2820 Howe Dyomede reprevyde Eneas as they met in the Felde, for be answere fat he had afor in Troye.1 And fer-vppon, ful dispitously Jjis Diomede in his malencolye Eepreued hath fis Troyan knyjt Enee, And seide to hym: "al heil, for fou art he leaf 83 2824 Jjat whilom jaf to Priamw bi kyng A fel conseil, hasty and bityng, Me for to haue slaw be sodein violence Whan I was last at Troye in his presence, 2828 Jjat trust me wel, & haue it wel in mynde, and reproaches him for having advised Priam to kill him, Diomede. Hector and Achilles fight. The Greeks and Trojans join battle. 477 478 Menelaus unhorses Paris, and Ulysses throws Adrastus. вк. in Agamemnon and Pantisy-Uns un-horse each other. Menelaus wounds Paris, who blushes, lest Helen should hear of it. Adrastus is unhorst by Ulysses. Agamenouw, fe noble myjty kyng, Al sodeinly as he cam ridyng, Pantisylaus in his weye mette, Ageynes whom anoon his hors he sette; 2904 And he to hym ful knyjtly rood ageyn, And as fei mette--fer is no more to seyn--On horse-bak, whiles fei were wrothe, Of violence fei were vnhorsid bothe. 2908 And Menelay Parys mette of newe, Jje whiche two wel to-gidre knewe, Ful desyrous eche ofer for to dere; But Menelay caujte firste a spere, 2912 And hitte Paris wi'tA al his inward cure, But for surnes of his strong armvre And myjty platis, his wouwde was but smal, "Whiche, in effecte, greued nat at al: 2916 But with fat stroke vn-to fe grouwde he gofe. Of whiche falle Paris wex rijt wrofe, Wonder confus, & also red for shame, List fe report, in hindringe of his name, 2920 Cam to fe eris of fe more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 2.79mm | 117.93g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236838688
  • 9781236838681