Caxton's Book of Curtesye: Printed at Westminster about 1477-8 A.D. and Now Reprinted, with Two Ms. Copies of the Same Treatise, from the Oriel Ms. 79, and the Balliol Ms. 354, Issue 3; Issue 6; Issue 60

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Frederick James Furnivall
Early English Text Society, 1868 - Courtesy - 57 pages
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Page 81 - Such notes as, warbled to the string, Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek, And made hell grant what love did seek Or call up him that left half told The story of Cambuscan bold...
Page 81 - Or call up him that left half told The story of Cambuscan bold, Of Camball, and of Algarsife, And who had Canace to wife, That own'd the virtuous ring and glass, And of the wondrous horse of brass, On which the Tartar king did ride...
Page 139 - Examiners, some of the books for the Early-English Examinations of the University of London will be chosen from the Society's publications, the Committee having undertaken to supply such books to students at a large reduction in price. The net profits from these sales will be applied to the Society's Reprints.
Page 139 - Members of the Society will learn with pleasure that its example has been followed, not only by the Old French Text Society which has done such admirable work under its founders Profs. Paul Meyer and Gaston Paris, but also by the Early Russian Text Society, which was set on foot in 1877, and has since issued many excellent editions of old MS. Chronicles, &c. Members will also note with pleasure the annexation of large tracts of our Early English territory by the important German contingent...
Page 139 - The Standard Collection of Saints' Lives in the Corpus and Ashmole MSS., the Harleian MS. 2277, &c. will repeat the Laud set, our No. 87, with additions, and in right order. (The foundation MS.
Page 125 - Al sterelees with-inne a boot am I A-mid the see, by-twixen windes two, That in contrarie stonden ever-mo. Allas ! what is this wonder maladye ? For hete of cold, for cold of hete, I dye.
Page 138 - Herrtage for the EE Text Society. The Laud MS. 740 was somewhat condenst and modernised, in the 17th century, into MS. Ff. 6. 30, in the Cambridge University Library:3 "The Pilgrime or the Pilgrimage of Man in this World,
Page 138 - Dr. Logeman then raised the question of how the other MSS. should be treated ; and he was authorised to prepare a ParallelText edition of the first ten Psalms from all the MSS., to test whether the best way of printing them would be in one group, or in two — in each case giving parts of all the MSS. on one page — under their respective Roman and Galilean Latin originals.
Page 137 - Subscriptions in 1893, for 1894, 1895 and 1896, in order that the 1894-6 books may be issued to them as soon as the editions are finisht. The Society's experience has shown that Editors must be taken when they are in the humour for work. All real Students and furtherers of the Society's purpose will be ready to push-on the issue of Texts. Those Members who care only a guinea a year (or can afford only that sum) for the history of our language and our nation's thought, will not be hurt by those who...
Page 138 - The Pilgrime or the Pilgrimage of Man in this World," copied by Will. Baspoole, whose copy "was verbatim written by Walter Parker, 1645, and from thence transcribed by GG 1649 ; and from thence by WA 1655.

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