Buke of the Houlate: Published from the Bannatyne MS., with Studies in the Plot, Age, and Structure of the Poem

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J.C.F. Pickenhahn & Sohn, 1893 - English poetry - 52 pages
 

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Page 51 - That pryde neuer jit left His feir but a fall. LXXV. " I couth nocht won in to welth wretch wast, I was so wantoun of will, my werdis ar wan ; Thus for my hicht I am hurt, and harmit in haist, 965 Cairfull and caytif for craft that I can. Quhen I was hewit as heir all thir hieast, Fra rule, ressoun and richt redless I ran ; Tharfor I ly in the lyme, lympit, lathast : Now mark jour mirour be me, all maner of man, 970 3e princis, prentis of pryde for penneis and prowe, That pullis the pure ay...
Page 25 - The bemis 3 blyiwe est * of blee fro the sone blent That all brychtnit about / the bordouris on breid With alkin herbis off air fat war in erd lent 5 The feildis flourischit and ffret full of fairheid So soft was the seasoun or souerane doun sent Throw...
Page 51 - Put firft fra pouerty to prifs, and princis awin peir; Syne degradit fra grace, for his grit pryd, Bannyt bittirly his birth belfully in beir. He welterit, he wrythit, he wareit the tyd, That he wes wrocht in this warld wofull in weir...
Page 29 - Benygne of obedience / and blyith in fe bront 160 A college of cardinallis / come syne in a ling That war | crannis of kynd gif I rycht compt With ride hattis on heid in hale taikinning Off...
Page 50 - I plicht ; Sy hielie he hyit him in Luciferis laire, That all the foulis of the firth he defoulit fyne. Thus lete he no man his pere ; Gif ony nygh wald him nere, He bad thame rebaldis orere, With a ruyne.
Page 52 - Think how bair thow wes borne, and bair ay will be, For ocht that fedis of thy felf in ony fefon ; Thy cud, thy claithis, thy coift, cumis nocht of the, Bot of the fruct of the erd, and Godis fufion.
Page 6 - Thow thinkis nan her at suld thi falow be. ' This makis it, thow art cled with our men, ' Had we our awn, thin war bot few to ken.
Page 42 - The birth and the brenchis, that blomit fo bred, Quhat fele armes on loft, lufly to lend, Off lordingis in feir2 landis, gudly and glaid, The faid purfevand bur quhair he away wend Off his garment fo gay, of ane he hede, 630 I leif thame blafound to be with herrauldis hend ; And I will to my mater as I air maid, And begyn, quhair I left, at lordingis dere, The court of the empriour, How thay come in honour, 635 Thir fowlis of rigour, With a grit rere. Than rerit thir Merlionis that...
Page 27 - I will appeiH to the Paip, and pafs to him plane ; *' For happin that his halynace, " Throw prayer, may purchace " To reforme my foule face ; " And than wer I fane. VII. " Fane wald [I ken], quoth the fyle, or I furth fure, " Quha is fader of all foule, paftour and Paip ? " That is the plefand Pacok, pretious and pure, '• Conftant and kirklyk, under his cleir kaip; " Myterit, as ihe maner is, manfuiet and demure; " Schrowd in his fcheneweid, and fchane in his fchaip;
Page 35 - Thairwith linkit in a lyng, be leirit men approvit, 365 He bure a lyoun as lord, of gowlis full gay, Maid maikles of mycht, on mold quhair he movit, Rycht rampand as roy ryell of array. Off pure gold wes the grund, quhair the grym hovit, With dowble...

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