The Wars of Alexander: An Alliterative Romance Translated Chiefly from the Historia Alexandri Magni de Preliis, Issue 47

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Walter William Skeat
Early English text society, 1886 - Alexander the Great (Romances, etc.) [from old catalog] - 478 pages
 

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Page ii - UNTER DEN LINDEN. NEW YORK: C. SCRIBNER & CO.; LEYPOLDT & HOLT. PHILADELPHIA : JB L1PPINCOTT & CO.
Page 288 - he hath given up his girdle, which intimated as much as if he had becom bankrupt, or had all his estate forfeited, It being the ancient Law of
Page 297 - prospect, for you have thence a prospect both of Jerusalem and of the temple
Page 288 - bankrupt, or had all his estate forfeited, It being the ancient Law of France, that when any upon
Page iii - 44, IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY, OXFORD, AND MS. D. 4. 12, IN THE LIBRARY OF TRINITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN : BY THE REV. WALTER W. SKEAT,
Page 234 - in oure lippis spring*. Ne foiose we na ficesyens • ne philisophour scolis, As sophistri & slik thing • to sott
Page 474 - In MSS. we often find kk written more like Ik, the double letter being denoted only by doubling the
Page xxiii - successors. I suspect that the dates usually assigned to other alliterative poems are often too early ; and that, for example, the date which I formerly suggested for the other fragments of the Alexander Romance, viz. 1340-50, should be placed later. At the same
Page xvii - On fol. 13 occurs the passage printed in the Notes to P. Plowman, p. 836. The text ceases at A. vii. 45, at the bottom of the back of leaf 26, the rest of the poem having been lost before it was

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