The Old English Version of Partonope of Blois

The Old English Version of Partonope of Blois

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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. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ...also of his meyne VVhan Partanope sey alle this To hem anone yolden he ys When they founden hym alyve Grete yoie amonge hem was made as bylyve And thanked god of his grete grace They hoped they shulde the better passe Thorow fraunche alle to the See And so forthe safe in to her Contree And as they were in this affray Fro Pountyff there as her kyng lay A letter he sent in grete hast Vndyr his Signett comaundyng fast Alle his Ooste to come to Pountyff And homage to do to the king of fraunce To whom he had made his lyegeaunce Whan they herd of her king That he on lyve was above alle thing They made grete Joye and yett they were Foo marres dathe gretly in feere To make an ende of alle this stryfe Now be they come to Pountyfe To her kyng and of his lyffe They be as gladde as they mow be Wyth hem they bring Partanope The king of fraunce oute of the towne Is ryden and wyth hym a legyoun Of his knyghtis as syker as day Wyll I horsid and in freesh aray Of alle his Ooste they bere the floure And wyth hym rydys king Sornogoure Talking and speking of dyuers things And sone after haue they tithings That the Ooste of Sarasyns was nye And when the king of fraunce hym sye Afore hym alle comyth king Sursyn And next hym comyth king ffabouryn Partanope and king Loemers And Markynne a kyng full feers Wyth hem come many a worthey knyght There foure kinges on foote be lyght And come to Sornogoure wythouten lees To crye hym mercy and aske hym pees Of that they had marres slayne But lorde the frenchmen were full fayne When the king had Partanope In his possessyon and in suerte Som lowgehn and some strete And som wept for tendyrnesse of hert And Sornogoure was bothe gladde and Joyouse Of Partanope and therto desyrouse VVyth hym to speke wyth outen lees But there...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236806980
  • 9781236806987