Catalogue of Romances in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum, Volume 1
British museum (Londres). Library. Department of manuscripts, H.L.D. Ward, J.A. Herbert, Trustees of the British Museum (London)
British Museum, 1883 - Literature, Medieval
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15th cent 30 lines abridgment of Julius Additional Alexander Alexandri Apollonius APOLLONIUS OF TYRE Arthur artus auoit autem Benoît de Sainte-More bien Bishop Brut ceste chap chapter Chronicle Colophon coloured initials Cotton Dares Phrygius daretis Dictys double columns early XIVth cent English estoit Explicit Folio followed French fuit Geoffrey of Monmouth Guido delle Colonne Harley headed Henry hexameters HISTORIA REGUM BRITANNIĆ HISTORIA TROJANA igitur illuminated initials Imperfect Incipit initials in blue initials in red Julius Valerius King Lancelot Latin leaf liure marvels of India Merlin miniatures modern printed editions morte Nennius numbered passage Paulin Paris Perceforest Pierre Moreau present article present copy prologue Prophecies of Merlin prose Quarto quil quod Regem regis romance Royal 13 rubric saga Saint Graal Small Quarto stanzas sunt translation Troy troye Vellum verse Vespasian VIII whole volume contains written XIIth xvth cent
Page 518 - [being] dystempered with cowld and age, he had great payne in his lymmes, his bloud being corrupted; therfore, to be eased of his payne by letting bloud, he repayred to the priores of Kyrkesly, which some say was his aunt, a woman very skylful in physique...
Page 825 - Cloth of gold do not despise, Though thou be matched with cloth of frize ; Cloth of frize, be not too bold, Though thou be matched with cloth of gold.
Page 280 - Merlini cantare paro : tu corrige carmen , Gloria pontificum, calamos moderando, Roberte! Scimus enim, quia te perfudit nectare sacro Philosophia suo, fecitque per omnia doctum, Ut documenta dares, dux et praeceptor in orbe.
Page 266 - II purchaca maint esamplaire, Liveres Engleis e par gramaire, E en Romanz e en Latin, Ainz k'en pust traire a la fin.
Page 512 - Tale. In all the MSS. it is called the Cooke's Tale, and therefore I call it so in like manner : But had I found it without an Inscription, and had been left to my Fancy to have bestow'd it on which of the Pilgrims I had pleas'd, I should certainly have adjudg'd it to the Squire's Yeoman; who tho as minutely describ'd by Chaucer, and characteriz'd in the third Place, yet I find no Tale of his in any of the MSS. And because I think there is not any one that would fit him so well as this, I have ventur'd...
Page 163 - PERICLES, Prince of Tyre, a Novel, by Geo. Wilkins, printed in 1608, and founded upon Shakespeare's Play, edited by PROFESSOR MOMMSEN, with Preface and Account of some original Shakespeare editions extant in Germany and Switzerland, and Introduction by JP COLLIER.
Page 609 - Lors prent ŕenviellir, bien .ccc. ans avoit; Et ainsi, beaulx seigneurs, que le tison ardoit, Ainsi le corps Oger illeuc se declinoit. Et ainsi que le ber en ce péril estoit Y vint Morgue la fée qui le Dannois amoit , Et osta le tison qui ens ou feu estoit; Dedens ung riche char, qui tout de feu sembloit , Fist eslever Oger et si le ravissoit ; Et ne seust qu'il devint l'abbé qui lŕ estoit. Ensement fut ravi en faerie tout droit. Qui va...