Biographia Britannica Literaria: Anglo-Norman period

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J.W. Parker, 1846 - Anglo-Norman literature
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Page xvii - The ungodly are not so, but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away. Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. For the Lord knoweth the way of the righteous : but the way of the ungodly shall perish.
Page xviii - This will be the manner of the king that shall reign over you: he will take your sons, and appoint them for himself, for his chariots, and to be his horsemen; and some shall run before his chariots.
Page 500 - WESTMORELAND and Cumberland.— Dialogues, Poems, Songs, and Ballads, by various Writers, in the Westmoreland and Cumberland Dialects, now first collected, to which is added a Copious Glossary of Words peculiar to those Counties. Post 8vo, (pp. 408), cloth. 9s.
Page 493 - The Anglo-Norman Period. Thick 8vo, cloth, 6s (original price 12s) Published under the superintendence of the Council of the Royal Society of Literature. There is no work in the English Language which gives the reader such a comprehensive and connected History of the Literature of these periods.
Page 495 - A ROT AMONGST THE BISHOPS ; or a Terrible Tempest in the Sea, of Canterbury, set forth in lively emblems, to please the judicious Reader.
Page xviii - And he will take your menservants, and your maidservants, and your goodliest young men, and your asses, and put them to his work. He will take the tenth of your sheep : and ye shall be his servants.
Page ii - Fourth, for the, advancement of literature — by the publication of inedited remains of ancient literature, and of such works, as may be of great intrinsic value, but not of that popular character which usually claims the attention of publishers...
Page 498 - POETICA ; Select Pieces of Old English Popular Poetry, illustrating the Manners and Arts of the XVth Century. Edited by JO Halliwell. Post 8vo, only 100 copies printed, cloth, 5s.
Page 507 - ENGLISH SUR.NAMES.— An Essay on Family Nomenclature, Historical, Etymological, and Humorous; with several illustrative Appendices. By Mark Antony Lower, MA 2 vols. post 8vo.
Page 497 - ANGLO-SAXON VERSION OF THE HEXAMERON OF ST. BASIL, and the Anglo-Saxon Remains of St. Basil's Admonitio ad Filium Spiritualem. Now first printed, from MSS. in the Bodleian Library, with a Translation and Notes. By the Rev. HW Norman.

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