The Poetical Works of Gavin Douglas, Bishop of Dunkeld; With Memoir, Notes, and Glossary Volume 4

The Poetical Works of Gavin Douglas, Bishop of Dunkeld; With Memoir, Notes, and Glossary Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...Of this glaid tyme in hart wolx wounder fayne. Be this the kyng Latyn, lord of that land, With mayste nobill Eneas hand in hand, Within the cheif palys, bayth he and he, Ar entryt in the saill ryall on hie; Quham followys nixt the jyng Ascanyus fayr, That was hys faderis only child and ayr; Syne folk of Itaill, mydlyt with Troianis, Ar entrit in that riall hall atanis. With pompos fest and joyus myrth our all Resoundis tho baith palice, bour, and hall, And all the chymmys riall rownd abowt Was fyllyt with thar tryne and mekill rowt. And tharwithall, of chalmyr by and by, With sa gudly a sort and cumpany Of ladeis fair and damysellis onwed, Innumerabill almaist, als furth was led The fair fresch Lauinia the may, Amyd thame schynand in hir ryall array;VOL. IV. The crystall bemys of hir ene twane, That as the brycht twynkland sternis schane, Sum deill eschamyt, towart the erth doith hald. Quham as this Troian prynce first gan behald, Of beute, schape, and all afferis, perfay, Sa excelland that woundir war to say, At the first blenk astonyst half wolx he, And musyng hovirris styll on hir to se; And in hys mynd gan rew the hard myschance Of Turnus, quham na litill apperans 10 Sa baldly movit to dereyne bargane, To rais the weir, and fecht for sykyn ane: For weill, he thocht, the hope of sik a wicht To dedys of armys aucht constreyn ony knycht. Mariane Syne, to abbryge our mater, hand in hand Entend' Thai war coniunct intill eternall band Lauinia. of matrimonye; and tho at all devys Thar wedlok with honour, as was the gys, By menstrallis and herraldis of greit fame 20 Was playd and sung, and throw the cowrt proclame. Than joy and myrth, with dansyng and deray, Full mery noys, and sovndis of gam and play, Abuf the brycht starnis hie vpwent, That...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236605403
  • 9781236605405