The romance of the Emperor Octavian: now first published from MSS. at Lincoln and Cambridge (Google eBook)
James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
Printed for the Percy Society by T. Richards, 1844 - Romances, English - 80 pages
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Page 15 - Thorow the lesyng that ys on me wroght, To moche sorowe y am broght, And owt of myn honowre ; The worldys wele y have forlorne, And my two chyldren be fro me borne...
Page 24 - Bothe hys oxen he can hym bede For the fawcon lyght ; The squyer therof was fulle blythe For to take the oxen swythe, And gave hym the fawcon ryght. 66° The squyer therof was fulle gladd, When he tho oxen taken had, And hyed owt of syght; And Florent to fle was fulle fayne, He wende he wolde have had hys hawk agayne, 665 And ranne with alle hys my3t.
Page 26 - To a bettur man he may be broght, Than he a bocher were." Aftur alle thys tyme be-felle, Clement xl. pownde can telle 71° Into a pawtenere ; Clement toke hyt chylde Florent, And to the brygge he hym sente, Hys brothur hyt to bere.
Page 78 - I have y-be yore : Of hys greet hors y was wardeyne Sene yere and more." For to blere the Soudanes ye Queynte lesynges he gan to lye, And seyde he hadde lerned marchalsye, Both fer and neygh...
Page 49 - Florent smote wyth herte gode, Thorow helme ynto the hed hyt wode, So moche he was of myght! Thorow Godys grace and Florent there, The Crysten men the bettur were 135fl That day yn the fyght.