Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages, Volume 7

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Percy Society, 1842 - English literature
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Page 56 - Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our forefathers ; neither take thou vengeance of our sins : spare us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious blood, and be not angry with us for ever.
Page 69 - A bundle of myrrh is my wellbeloved unto me; he shall lie all night betwixt my breasts. My beloved is unto me as a cluster of camphire in the vineyards of En-gedi.
Page 43 - But, amongst other laws and statutes by us here established, we think it most necessary and convenient, that poulterers shall kill more innocent poultry by custom, than their wives and maids can sell with a good conscience ; also it is ordered and agreed upon, that bakers, woodmongers, butchers, and brewers, shall fall to a mighty conspiracy ; so that no man shall have either bread, fire, meat, or drink, without credit or ready money. 15. Sycophants by the statute shall have great gifts, and good...
Page 23 - Ecce enim in iniquitatibus conceptus sum, et in peccatis concepit me mater mea.
Page 29 - Quia defecerunt sicut fumus dies mei : et ossa mea sicut cremium aruerunt.
Page 1 - JACK OF DOVER, his Quest of Inquirie, or his Privy Search for the veriest Foole in England, a collection of Merry Tales, 1604, edited by T.
Page 34 - ... of what they list, which else they could not do without suspicion or knowledge of others. Besides, at these meetings I have known divers times, that many Englishmen, and good Irish subjects, have been villanously murdered by moving one quarrel or another against them. For the Irish never come to [those Raths but armed, whether on horse, or on foot ; which the English, nothing suspecting, are then commonly taken at advantage like sheep in a pen-fold. A view of one of those judgement seats, on...
Page 23 - Banshie, as she is called, or household fairy, whose office it is to appear, seemingly mourning while she announces the approaching death of some one of the destined race.
Page 19 - Inimici autem mei vivunt, et confirmati sunt super me: et multiplicati sunt qui oderunt me inique.
Page 5 - XII. Laboravi in gemitu meo: lavabo per singulas noctes lectum meum: lacrimis meis stratum meum rigabo. My travayle is, bothe nyght and day, To wepe and weyle for my synne: With bittere terys I schal asay To wassche the bed that I lye inne. Whoso evere hevene will wynne, In endeles blysse evere more to be, This vers he muste ofte begynne, 'Ne reminiscaris, Domine !

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