Romane Questions

Romane Questions

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...philofopher hath alledged? alledged? for as touching that occafion, which is fo famous and commonly voiced in every mans mouth, yea, and reported of divers and fundrie places; it was no doubt the hardy attempt executed by the dames of Troie, and that upon the coafis of Italy; for when the men upon their arrivall were landed; the women in the meanewhile fet fire upon their hips, for very defire that they had to fee an end once, one way or other of their long voiage, 8: to be delivered fro their tedious travel at fea: but fearing the fury of their men, when they hould returne, they went forth to meet their kinsfolke and friends upon the way, and welcomed them with amiable embracing 8: fweet kiffes of their lips: by which means having appeafed their angrie mood, and recovered their favours, they continued ever after, the cufiome of kind greeting and loving falutation in this manner. Or was not this a priviledge granted unto women for their greater honour and credit; namely, to be knowen and feen for to have many of their race and kinred, and thofe of good worth and reputation? Or Or becaufe it was not lawfull to efpoufe women of their blood and kinred, therefore permitted they were to entertaine them kindly and familiarly with a kiffe, fo they proceeded no farther; infomuch as this was the onely marke and token left of their confanguinitie. For before time, they might not marrie women of their owne blood; no more than in thefe daies their aunts by the mothers fide, or their fifiers: and long it was ere men were permitted to contraet marriage with their coufin germains; and that upon fuch an occafion as this. There was a certaine man of poore efiate and fmall living, howbeit otherwife of good and honefi cariage, and of all others that...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123690429X
  • 9781236904294