The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales, the Knightes Tale, the Nonnes Prestes Tale

The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales, the Knightes Tale, the Nonnes Prestes Tale

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...I thee torewrepon mypnetfj For thilke peyne, and thilke hoote fir y In which thou whilom brendest for desir, Xp a' yWhan that thou vsedest the beautee 2385 W & yyOf faire, yonge, fresshe Venus free flr-And haddest hir in armes at thy wille P, p (Al-though thee ones on a tyme mysfilkjA Whan Vulcanus hadde caught thee in his las, '-V--.' 2366. El Cm Pe Ln is for nys. 2380. Co Ln I for my. 2383. Pe H4 that hote f. 2384. Pe )ou br. wh. As sooth is seyd, elde hath greet auantage;' In elde is bothe wysdom and vsase;WAtj ', enjnajLtheolde at-renne and noght at-rede. aturne anon to stynten strif and drede, 245c Al be it that it is agayn his kynde, Of al this strif he gan remedie fynde. 'My deere doghter Venus, ' quod Saturne, 'My cours, that hath so wyde for to turne, Hath moore power than woot any man Myn is the drenchyng in the see so wan, The groynynge and the pryuee empoysonyng; 2460 I do vengeance and pleyn correccioun; Whil I dwelle in the signe of the leoun, Myn is the ruyne of the hye halles, The fallynge of the toures and of the walles Vpon the mynour or the carpenter; 2465 I slow Sampsoun, shakynge the piler; And myne be the raaladyes colde, The derke tresons and the castes olde; My lookyngis the fader of pestilence. Now weep namoore, I shal doon diligence 2470 That Palamon, that is thyn owene knyght, Shal haue his lady, as thou hast him hight. Though Mars shal helpe his knyght, yet nathelees Bitwixe yow ther moot be som tyme pees, m--Al be ye noght of o compleccioun, 3?uiJ$lX0//tf75 wWHE-" 1 2447. Co Ln A, Pe H4 And for As. 2449. Pe H4 but for and. 2452. Hn Pe H4 kan/or gan. 2458. Co Ln strangle. 2459. Gg cherle. 2460. Co Ln emprisonynge for empoy. 2462. El in signe. 2465. Co Ln and the c. 2466. H4 in shakyng. 2472. Co Ln H4 omit hast;...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236526724
  • 9781236526724