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Page cxlvi - Albracca, as romances tell, The city of Gallaphrone, from thence to win The fairest of her sex Angelica, His daughter, sought by many prowest knights, Both Paynim, and the peers of Charlemain.
Page cxxv - Nowe yielde thee, Arthur, and thy lands, All forfeit unto mee; For this is not thy paye, sir king, Nor may thy ransome bee.
Page 19 - And also til his lady bryght, To com ogayn, if that i myght ; Mine armurs left i thare ilkane, For els myght i noght have gane ; Unto myne in i come by day ; The hende knight, and the fayre may, Of my come war thai ful glade, And nobil semblant thai me made, In al thinges thai have tham born, Als thai did the night biforn.
Page lxxvii - Item, because it is often showed to the king by the prelates, dukes, earls, barons, and all the commonalty, of the great mischiefs which have happened to divers of the realm, because the laws, customs, and statutes of this realm be not commonly...
Page ccxxi - Appeerez then afresh, in hiz ful formalitee with a lovely loock ; after three lowlie cooursiez, cleered his vois with a hem and a reach, and spat oout withal ; wiped hiz lips with the hollo of his hand, for fyling hiz napkin, temperd a string or too with his wreast, and after a littl warbling on his harp for a prelude, came foorth with a sollem song, warraunted for story oout of King Arthurz Acts 2, the first booke, and 26 chapter ; whearof I gate a copy ; and that is this : 1 Sharp, tart.
Page ccviii - In comes a noise of musicians in tawny coats, who, taking off their caps, asked if they would have any music ? The widow answered, ' No ; they were merry enough. 'Tut !' said the old man ; ' let us hear, good fellows, what you can do ; and play me 'The Beginning of the World.
Page cxvi - For He haue no other hier." 15 King Arthur then held vp his hand, According thene as was the law ; He tooke his leaue of the baron there, And homword can he draw. And when he came to merry Carlile...
Page cxxxvii - I am thy bride, mine owne deare lorde, The same whiche thou didst knowe, That was soe lothlye, and was wont Upon the wild more to goe. Nowe, gentle Gawaine, chuse...