Percy Society Volume 25

Percy Society Volume 25

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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. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ... and lilies, that I smelle her; For though I had hem in myn hondes tuo, The savour might in me no depper go: The swete smel, that in myn hert I fynde, Hath chaunged me al in another kynde." 12180 Valirian sayd, " Tuo corouns have we, Snow-whyt and rose-reed, that schinen cleere, Whiche that thine eyghen han no might to see: And as thou smellest hem thurgh my prayere, So schalt thou seen hem, lieve brothere deere, If it so be thou wilt withouten slouthe Bilieven aright, and knowen verray trouthe." Tyburce answerde, " Says thou thus to me In sothenes, or in drem I herkne this?" " In dremes," quod Valirian, " han we be 19190 Unto this tyme, brother myn, i-wys: But now at erst in trouthe oure duellyng is." " How wost thou this-"quod Tyburce, " and in what wise?" l2l69--bIirJ'ul feste. Thisis the reading ofthe Harl. and Lansd. MSS. The words of the Latin legend are, ---Cui angelus, Place! Domino petitio tua, et ambo cum palma mm-tyrii ad Dominuxn venietis. Tyrwhitt reads, rest. Quod Valirian, " That schal I the devyse. " The aungel of God hath me trouthe y-taught, Which thou schalt seen, if that thou wilt reneye The ydols, and be clene, and elles nought." And of the miracles of these corones tweye Seynt Ambrose in his prefas list to seye; Solempnely this noble doctour deere 12200 Comendeth it, and saith in this maneere. " The palme of martirdom for to receyve, Seynt Cecilie, fulfilled of Goddes gifte, The world and eek hir chamber gan sche weyve; Witnes Tyburces and Cecilies shrifte, To whiche God of his bounte wolde schifte Corounes tuo, of floures wel smellynge, And made his aungel home the croune brynge." The mayde hath brought...show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911520
  • 9781236911520