Richard Coer de Lion. the Lyfe of Ipomydon. Amis and Amilous

Richard Coer de Lion. the Lyfe of Ipomydon. Amis and Amilous

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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. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...hys meyne_in haste. 5980-With hym the Duke off Burgoyne, The folk ofi', Fraunce, and the erl_ofi' Boloyne. Kyng Richard brak the dukes banere, And keste it into the ryvere, And cryyd on hym with voys ful stepe, " Home, schrewe! coward! and slepe! Come no more, in no wyse, Never eft in Godes servyse!" The duke away prekyd thenne, For yre hys herte gan bren. I 5990 Kyng Richard lefi'te with hys Englys, Tuskaynes, Lumbards, Gascoyns, I wis, Scottys, Irysch, folk off Bretayne, Genayes, Baseles, and ofi' Spayne, And made the walle day and nyght, Tyl it wer maad strong aplyght. Aftyr, Kyng Richard armyd hym weel, Both in yren and in steel; Be the maryn forth they wente To Albary, a castel gente, 0000 That was a castel off Sarezynesse, Ful off stor and gret rychesse, Bothe fat flessoh and lene, Whete and ooten, pesen and bene. Kyng Richard it wan, and sojournyd there Thre monethis al plenere; ' And sente spyes every wayes, For to aspye the cuntrayes. Off castel Daroun Kyng Richard herde, Altogedyr hou it ferde.-6010 Al was it ful of Sarezynes, That were Godes wytherwynes. Kyng Richard hyyd thedyr faste, The Sarezynes for to make agaste. So longe he wente by hys journay, He come thedyr be Seynt' J amys day. He besegyd castel Daroun, To take the castel and the toun. The castel was maad off swylke ston, That they dowtyd sawt ryght non. ' 6020 Aboute the castel was a dyke, ' They hadde never i-sen non swyke. The Sarezynes cryyd in her langage, " Crystene houndes, off evyl rage! But ye wenden swythe home, Here have ye fette your dome P' Whenne Kyng Richard herde that cry He swore his oth, by Seynt Mary, The Sarezynes scholde be hangyd alle, Or swylke a cas hem scholdebefalle. 6030 The Crystene assaylyd and they deffendyd;...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236744888
  • 9781236744883