Palladius On husbondrie

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Early English Text Society, 1873 - Agriculture - 387 pages
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Page 29 - Hit uppe, and in the somer doo this cure, Upon Septemtrion to overwhelve Hit upsodowne; thus wol hit save it selve. The garth eke closed is in dyvers wyse ; 784 Dyversed wittes dyversely devyse.
Page 133 - HALUWELL. (6) Wall-nyed = wall-eyed, but applied to the horse's color. Colours [sc. of horses] nowe to knowe attendeth ye : The baye is goode coloure, and broune purpure, The lyarde, and the white and browne is sure. The walnyed is goode, also the blake Is fyne colour, the falowe, and hert hued, The pomly gray for him I undertake, The gray, the goldenhered and the skued, And next hem in merite is dyvers hued Blacke, bay, and permyxt gray, mousdon also, The fomy, spotty hue, and many moo. c 1420...
Page ix - Notingham an ancient house called Chilwell, in which house remaineth yet, as an auncient monument in a great window of glasse, the whole order of planting, proyning, stamping, and pressing of Vines. Besides there is yet also growing an olde Vine that yeelds a Grape sufficient to make a right good Wine, as was lately proved by a Gentlewoman in the sayd House. There hath moreover good experience of late yeeres...
Page viii - I have also beene carefull about the planting and ordering of the Vine (though some of my friends would have had it omitted, as altogether impertinent to our countrie): because I am fully perswaded, if diligence and good husbandrie might be used, wee might have a reasonable good Wine, growing in many places of this...
Page 23 - Her briddes wol thai fede up besily In feldes forth, and up thai wol atte eve Into a tree lest thai by nyght myscheve.
Page 10 - In landes colde is best, and yf the need, In landes salt that treen or greynes growe, Thou must anoon on hervest plante or sede, The malice of that lande and cause of drede That wynter with his shoures may of dry ve, Yit must it have an other thing to thryve.
Page 37 - ... with catell Maade playne and dried after, wol do well. 143. And nygh it make a place high, plain, and pure, 996 'When nede is therto cave upon thi corne, This wol availle, and make it longe endure. Then after to thi berne it may be borne. Eke, lest thi greyne in shoures sholde be lorne, 1000 Bight hoolsum is to have an hous besyde, That for a shoure in that it myght abide.
Page 178 - So graunte myght and therwithnll connyng. As myne entente is thyne honoure to spryng, 216 And jugement ; thi pryncis floure on clere Or cloudy derk or light he must uphinge. And I to werk am sette atte September. SEPTEMBER. BOOK THE TENTH De agris pinguibus tertiandis. 1. Atte September the fatte lande using longe, Homoure to keep is plowed, and so thrie It plowed is ; the same eke is noo wronge 4 Rather to doo yf season be not drie.
Page viii - Civill discord long continuing, it was left, and so with time lost, as appeareth by a number of places in this...
Page 1 - Consideraunce is taken atte prudence What mon me moost enforme : and husbondrie No rethorick doo teche or eloquence ; As sum have doon hemself to magnifie. What com therof ? That wyse men folie Her wordes helde. Yit other thus to blame We styntte, in cas men doo by us the same.