The Seven Sages of Rome

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Killis Campbell
Ginn, 1907 - English poetry - 217 pages
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Page lxi - Imprinted at London in Flete strete at the sygne of the Rose Garland, by me William Copland.
Page 214 - Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry Vol. I. Harrison and Sharp's Beowulf : An Anglo-Saxon Poem 1. 12 1.25 Vol. II. Hunt's Caedmon's Exodus and Daniel ... .60 .65 Vol. III. Baskervill's Andreas: A Legend of St. Andrew ." 25 .30 Vol. IV. Crow's Maldon and Brunnanburh 60 .65 Vol. VI. Kent's Cynewulf's Elene 60 .65 Albion Series of Anglo-Saxon and Middle English Poetry Vol.1.
Page lxv - The Famous History of the Seven Wise Masters of Rome; Containing, Many Excellent and Delightful Examples, with their Explanations, etc.. 24 pp., I2mo, newly bound in half calf, uncut, teg Chap Books — continued.
Page lii - For to bryng the childe to noujt. When scho into the chambur cam, 46° The childe by the honde scho nam, And sayed to hym, " Lemman dere, Men wenes I be thy faderes fere: By hym that made sone and mone, He ne hade nevere with me done, No nevere more he ne schal; My body, maydenhod and alle, I have tokyn hyt to the, To do with what thy wille bee.
Page lxiv - London, Printed by JW for G. Conyers at the Golden Ring in Little Britain, 1697. In black-letter, with wood-cuts. The history of these very popular tales has been given by Mr. Wright, in the preface to his edition of the Seven Sages, 1845. A small abridged version, of twenty-four pages, was circulated during the last century as a penny-history.
Page 213 - Johns Hopkins University, and GEORGE LYMAN KITTREDGE, Professor of English in Harvard University THIS series is intended to be exhaustive for the Anglo-Saxon period, and will include the best portion of Middle English poetry up to (but not including) Chaucer. The texts have been critically edited with introductions, explanatory notes, and glossaries that adapt them to the practical needs of the classroom.
Page cii - THE EPHESIAN MATRON : a comic serenata after the manner of the Italian.
Page xvii - ... secure, each for himself, the task of instructing the prince ; 3° the sages, not the King's counsellors, defend the prince ; 4° in the story aper, the adventure happens not to an ape but to a man ; 5° in the story avis, the deception is practiced on the bird through an opening in the house-top ; 6° in the same story a maid figures as a party to the deception practised by the wife.
Page liv - Hyt was a knyght a riche schyreve, That was lot hys wyf to greve. He sate a daye by hys wyf, And in hys honde helde a knyf, At schort wordis for to telle, In gamen bothe as thay felle, With a lytil croume knyfe The schyref woundyt hys wyf, And took to hym so myche sorowe, That he deyd oppon the morowen.
Page 108 - Bot til the erl he rides ful right, And of his palfray down he lyght ; On his kne sone he him set, And the erl ful faire he gret.

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