Songs and Carols: Now First Printed, from a Manuscript of the Fifteenth Century

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Thomas Wright
Percy Society, 1847 - Ballads, English - 107 pages
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Page 26 - If she wyll to the gud ale ryd, Me must trot all by hyr syd, And whan she drynk I must abyd ; Carful, etc.
Page 103 - Some cane part withouten hire, And some make bate in eviri chire, And some cheke-mate withoute sire ; Yit all thei be nat so. Some be lewde, and some be schreued ; Go wher they go. Some be browne, and some be whit, And some be tender as accripe ; And some of they m be chiry ripe ; Yit all thei be not soo.
Page 41 - ITTES knowyn in every schyre, Wekyd tongges have no pere ; I wold thei wer brent in the fer, That warke men soo mykyll wo. Ittes knowyn in every lond, Wekyd tongges don gret wrong, Thei make me to lyyn long, And also in myche car.
Page 95 - Who sey yow, women, is it not soo ? Yes, suerly, and that ye wyll know ; And therfore lat us drynk all a row, And off owr syngyng mak a good endyng.
Page 21 - God with man is now dwellyng, Holy wrytt makyth now shewyng, Deus homo natus est. God and man hath shewyd hys chyld, That hath us bou3t fro the develys wyld ; Hym to worshyp now be we myld, Comjaudere mihi.
Page 80 - Not it, he seid, vj. monethys past, thi cosyn Elyzabeth, That was barren, conceyvid sent Johan, tru it is that I tell ; Syn she in ag, why not in yought mayst thou conceyve as well, If God wyl, whome is possybyll to have don every dell?
Page 59 - Amice Christi Johannes. O glorius Johan Evangelyste, Best belovyd with Jhesu Cryst, In Cena Domini upon hys bryst Ejus vidisti archana. Chosen thou art to Cryst Jhesu, Thy mynd was never cast frome vertu; Thi doctryne of God thou dydest renu, Per ejus vestigia. Cryst on the rod, in hys swet passyon, Toke the hys moder as to hyr sone; For owr synnes gett grace and pardon, Per tua sancta merita. O most nobble of evangelystes all, Grace to owr maker for us thou call, And off swetenesse celestyall, Prebe...
Page 104 - Go ye beffore be twayne and twayne, Wysly that ye be not i-sayne, And I shall go home and com agayne, To witte what dothe owre syre, Gode gosyp.

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