The Poetical Works of Gavin Douglas, Bishop of Dunkeld Volume 3

The Poetical Works of Gavin Douglas, Bishop of Dunkeld Volume 3

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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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...ws invayd. 30 And, in my helping, hecht doun thro the ayr To send Vulcanus armour, gud and fair. Allace, how fell slauchter now apperis To wrachit Latynis in thir mortale weris! By me, Turnus, quhat panis sall thou dre! O Tibyr fair that rynnis in the see, How mony scheildis, helmys, and sterne body, Vnder thi fludis warpit law sall ly! Lat tham array thair ostis now lat se, And baldly brek thair frendschip mayd wyth me. CAP. IX. Evander sendis his son the ovng Pallas, With his army in help of Eneas. Fra this was said, from his hie set he start: And first the sloknyt fyris hes he gart, 10 The rakyt harthis and ingill jistir nycht, On Hercules altair bet and kyndill brycht, And glaidly went to wyrschip and to call Sobyr Penates, goddis domesticall; And walit twinteris, eftyr the auld gyse, He slew and brytnyt onto sacrifise; Wyth him Evander eyk, and all his feris Of Troiane menje, lusty fresche jonkeris. Syne doun in haist he went vnto his schippis, His folkis he vysseit and his fallowschippis. 20 Of quhais nomer hes he walyt out Ane certane, the maist likly, bald, and stowt, Quhilk suld hym follow into every place: The remanent tuik byssely thair rais liuamlrus oratione to his son Pallas. Doun by the watyr, on the flowand flude Discendand slawly, to beyr message gude, Sone eftyr this, onto Ascanyus jing, Tuiching his fader and of euery thing. The horsis syne war gevin and furth brocht To the Troianis that vnto Tuscane socht;And till Eneas led anon thai gayf A gentill steid excedand all the laif, On quham at all partis was ourspred and fold A dvn lionis skyn wyth nalis of gold. 10 Than throw the litill citie all on raw The fame anone diwulgat swyftly flaw, Quhow that the horsmen spedis thaim bedene To go onto the land and cost...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236773551
  • 9781236773555