The Poetical Works of John Skelton; Principally According to the Edition

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General Books, 2010 - 324 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 Excerpt: ... 1442. What, can ye agree thus and appose?--and appose, i. e. and yet keep questioning, disputing: see note on Colyn Chute, v. 267. v. 1443. faute i. e. fault. Page 67. v. 1444. Ye i. e. Yea. Jaclce a tlirommys bybyll See note, p. 140. v. 204. glose i. e. gloss. v. 1445. Sore i. e. Smartly. v. 1446. loke you vnder kay i. e. lock you under key. Page 68. v. 1456. Take it in ivorthe i. e. Be satisfied with it. See note, p. 16. v. 68. v. 1458. largesse i. e. liberality. kynde i. e. nature. v. 1467. stonde i. e. stand. Page 69. v. 1473. fonde i. e. foolish. v. 1474. loke that ye occupye i. e. look that ye use. v. 1475. For noive, syrs, 1. am lyke as a prynce sliolde be, #c This speech of Magnyfycence is very much in the style of Herod in the old miracle-plays: see, for instance, the Coventry Mysteries, MS. Cott. Vesp. D. viii. fol. 92. sqq. v. 1477. abandune i. e. subject. " For abandonit will, he noght be to berne that is borne." Golagros and Gawane, p. 142, --Syr Gawayne, &c. " Till all to yow abandownyt be." Barbour's Bruce, B. iii. v. 883. ed. Jam. v. 1481. mene See note on v. 138. p. 208. v. 1482. over all i. e. everywhere. Page 70. v. 1491. syar i. e. sire, lord. v. 1493. ryall trone i. e. royal throne. v. 1496. spyll i. e. destroy. v. 1502. loke i. e. look, v. 1504. dynt i. e. blow. Page 70. v. 1505. the cane Does it mean--the khan? v, 1507. I set not by i. e. I value not, regard not. prane i. e. prawn. v. 1508. Ne i. e. Nor. rehersse i. e. mention. Page 71. v. 1513. cache i. e. couch. v. 1515. mell i. e. meddle. v. 1518. to loiote man be sene i. e. (if the text be right; see footnote ad I.) must be seen to bow, payobeisance. v. 1520. brymme i. e. fierce, rugged, bristly. v. 1521. Basyan thebolde, for all his brybaunce Basyan is, I s...

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