Speculum, Volume 1

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Edward Kennard Rand
Mediaeval Academy of America., 1926 - Civilization, Medieval
Articles and book reviews on any and all aspects of the Middle Ages, including art, history, literature, philosophy and theology, music, science, law and economics.

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Page 48 - Where be your gibes now ? your gambols ? your songs ? your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table in a roar ? Not one now, to mock your own grinning?
Page 115 - Mediterranean, began to manifest itself toward the end of the tenth century and the beginning of the eleventh.
Page 443 - In daunger hadde he at his owne gyse The yonge girles of the diocyse, And knew hir counseil, and was al hir reed.
Page 254 - Embraced is, and fully gan despise This wrecched world, and held al vanite To respect of the pleyn felicite That is in hevene above; and at the laste, Ther he was slayn, his lokyng down he caste.
Page 393 - ... the church of the English, which as yet is new in the faith, whatsoever you can gather from the several churches. For things are not to be loved for the sake of places, but places for the sake of good things. Choose, therefore, from every church those things that are pious, religious, and upright, and when you have, as it were, made them up into one body, let the minds of the English be accustomed thereto.
Page 168 - Poscia che trattai d'Amore ne la soprascritta rima, vennemi volontade di volere dire anche, in loda di questa gentilissima, parole per le quali io mostrasse come per lei si sveglia questo Amore, e come non solamente si sveglia l 5 ove dorme, ma l ove non in potenzia, ella mirabilemente operando, lo fa venire.
Page 126 - AMERICA is to conduct, encourage, promote, and support research, publication, and instruction in mediaeval records, literature, languages, art, archaeology, history, philosophy, science, life, and all other aspects of mediaeval civilization.
Page 47 - Dives eram et dilectus inter pares preelectus: modo curvat me senectus Et etate sum confectus.
Page 393 - You know, my brother, th custom of the Roman church in which you remember you were bred up. But it pleases me, that if you have found anything, either in the Roman, or the Gallican,* or any other church, which may be more acceptable to Almighty God, you carefully make choice of the same, and sedulously teach the church of the English, -which as yet is new in the faith, whatsoever you can gather from the several churches. For things are not tg be loved for the sake of places, but places for the...
Page 168 - 1 cor per sua magione, dentro la qual dormendo si riposa tal volta poca e tal lunga stagione. Bieltate appare in saggia donna pui, che piace agli occhi s, che dentro al core nasce un disio de la cosa piacente; e tanto dura talora in costui, che fa svegliar lo spirito d'Amore. E simil face in donna orno valente.

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