A Middle English Reader

A Middle English Reader

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...bay come and gaa, nowe ane 1 ff for cap f, as occasionally. 'wttakand; wt, as often for with. 'in, not in MS. Ihu, as always. dalyttcs. and nowe anothire. And in Jesu Crlste bay kan fynde na swettnes; or if bay any tyme fele oghte it es swa lyttill and swa schorte, for othire thoghtes ))at are in thaym, Jat it brynges thaym till na stabylnes. Or )ay are lyke till a fowle Jat es callede strucyo, or storke, bat has wenges arid it may noghte flye for charge of body. 5 Swa ay hafe undirstandynge, and fastes and wakes and semes haly to mens syghte, bot thay may noghte flye to lufe and contemplacyone of God, Jsay are sg chargede wyth othyre affeccyons and othire vanytes. II. A NoTABILL Tretys OFF THE Ten Comandementys Drawene By Richerde The Hermyte Off Hampull. The fyrste comandement es, ' Thy Lgrde God 6x' sail loute 10 and til hym anely Jou sail serve.' In this comandement es forbgden all mawmetryse, all wychecrafte and charemynge, the wylke may do na remedy till any seknes of mane, woman, or bf ste, for ay erre be snarrys of be develle by be whilke he afforces hym to dyssayve manekynde. Alswa in )is comandement es forbpdyn to 15 gyffe trouthe till sorcerye or till dyvynynges' by" sternys, or by drfmys, or by any swylke thynges. Astronomyenes byhaldes be daye and be houre and Je poynte )at man es borne in, and undir whylke sygne' he es borne, and be poynte put he begynnes to be in, and by Jire sygnes and 6ber Jsay saye Jat that sail befall be o man aftyrwarde; bot theyre errowre es reprofFede of haly doctours. Haly crosses man sail lowte for thay are in sygnes of Cryste crucyfiede. To ymages es e lovynge bat es till thaym of whaym fai are be ymages; for at entent anely bai' are for to lowte. The tothire comandement es, 'pou...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236972481
  • 9781236972484