Romaunt of the Rose. Minor Poems

Romaunt of the Rose. Minor Poems

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...merci ladi. 37. C. shule. 39. wel is supplied from the Sion MS.; nearly all the copier give this line eorruptly; see note. 40. C. riht; wole. 41. C. Fleeinge; thi. 42. C. tempeste; dreede. 43. C. Biseeching yow. 44. C. Thouh; neede. Al have I been a beste in wille and dede, 45 Yit, lady, thou me clothe with thy grace. Thyn enemy and myn--lady, tak hede, Un-to my deth in poynt is me to chace. Glorious mayde and moder, which that never Were bitter, neither in erthe nor in see, 5o But ful of swetnesse and of mercy ever, Help that my fader be not wroth with me! Spek thou, for I ne dar not him y-see. So have I doon in erthe, allas ther-whyle! That certes, but-if thou my socour be, 55 To stink eterne he wol my gost exyle. He vouched sauf, tel him, as was his wille, Bicome a man, to have our alliaunce, And with his precious blood he wroot the bille Up-on the crois, as general acquitaunce, 6o To every penitent in ful creaunce; And therfor, lady bright, thou for us praye. Than shalt thou bothe stinte al his grevaunce, And make our foo to failen of his praye. Se lonc temps j'ay este beste Tu devant li pour moy te per A ce, Vierge, je m'arreste En li moustrant que, s'a li per Que de ta grace me sente. Ne sui, si est il mon frere. Si te fais aussi requeste 7o Homme voult par sa plaisance Devenir, pour aliance Avoir a humain lignage. Que ta pitie nu me veste, Car je n'ay nulle autre rente. Glorieuse vierge mere Avec li crut des enfance V Qui a nul onques amere v Pitie dont j'ai esperance Ne fus en terre ne en mer, Avoir eu en mon usage. 9o Ta douceur ores m'apere Elle fu mise a forage Et ne sueffres que mon pere Quant au cuer lui vint mesage De devant li me jecte puer. Du cruel fer de la lance....show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123694688X
  • 9781236946881