The Dialogue of Salomon and Saturnus

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Aelfric Society, 1848 - English literature - 326 pages
 

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Page 11 - Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bare spices, and very much gold, and precious stones : and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart. And Solomon told her all her questions ; there was not anything hid from the king, which he told her not.
Page 309 - And then your grace need not make any doubt But in twenty-four hours you'll ride it about. The king he laughed, and swore by St. Jone, I did not think it could be gone so soone!
Page 11 - And she came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bare spices, and very much gold, and precious stones : and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart.
Page 11 - And now I have sent a cunning man, endued with understanding, of Hiram my father's, the son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre...
Page 173 - Worten (Wodan sane, quem adjecta littera Godan dixerunt, ipse est, qui apud Romanos Mercurius dicitur, et ab universis Germaniae gentibus ut Deus adoratur; qui non circa haec tempora, sed longe anterius, nee in Germania, sed in Graecia fuisse perhibetur.
Page 82 - ... dist Spadassin, par dieu voicy ung bon resveux ; mais allons nous cacher au coing de la cheminee : et la passons avec les dames nostre vie et nostre temps a enfiler des perles, ou a filer comme Sardanapalus. Qui ne s'adventure, n'ha cheval ny mule, ce diet Salomon. Qui trop, dist Echephron, s'adventure, perd cheval et mule, respondit Malcon. Baste, dist Picrochole, passons oultre*.
Page 170 - ... filler comme Sardanapalus! Qui ne se adventure n'a cheval ny mule, ce dist Salomon. — Qui trop (dist Echephron) se adventure, perd cheval et mule, respondit Malcon. — Baste, dist Picrochole, passons oultre.
Page 170 - ... ce qu'on a dans le ventre. On dit bien vray quand on dit qu'il ne faut pas vendre sa bonne fortune, et que jamais honteux n'eut belle amie, car qui ne s'aventure n'a ny cheval ny mule. Ainsi les plus honteux le perdent. Mais, pour rentrer de pique noire, parlons DES PROVERBES.
Page 11 - The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skilful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson ; also to grave any manner of graving, and to find out every device which shall be put to him, with thy cunning men, and with the cunning men of my lord David thy father.
Page 309 - I may ride this whole world about. You must rise with the sun, and ride with the same, Until the next morning he riseth again; And then your grace need not make any doubt, But in twenty-four hours you'll ride it about.

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