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. 1887 Excerpt: ... a foreign wine, very rare and dear, and sought up by 'gourmands: ' it is mentioned with those of Malvoisia, Rosetta, and Muscadet. (Depping ...Read MoreThis 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. 1887 Excerpt: ... a foreign wine, very rare and dear, and sought up by 'gourmands: ' it is mentioned with those of Malvoisia, Rosetta, and Muscadet. (Depping Reglemens sur les Arts et Metiers de Paris, p. lxiii.) It is unnecessary to explain what was 'wyn of the Ryn ' (Rhine). 456. of the Reule and of the Rochel. Whitaker. 458. These two lines, omitted in the MS. from which our text is printed, have been added from MS. Trin. 2. 489. fyve wittes. The five wits were equivalent to the five senses. One of the characters in the early interlude of The Four Elements, a production of the earlier part of the sixteenth century, says: --I am callyd Sensuall Apetyte, All craturs in me delyte; I comforte the wyttys fyve, The tastyng, smellyng, and herynge, I refresh the syght and felynge, To all creaturs alyve.1 Stephen Hawes, in his Pastime of Pleasure (chap, xxiv), belonging to this same age, refines upon this notion, and talks of five "internall wittes," answering to the five external wits, or to those which were commonly understood by that name. 522. Genesis xix, 32. It is very singular that this story of Lot and his daughters was the favourite example of the medieval preachers against drunkenness. 563. Luke XX, 25. 595. on an eller. It was the prevailing belief during the middle ages, that the tree on which Judas hanged himself was an elder. Maundevile tells us that this tree was still in existence, when he visited Jerusalem. "Also streghte from Natatorie Siloe is an ymage of ston and of olde auncyen werk, that Absalon leet make; and because thereof, men clepen it the bond of Absalon. And faste by is yit the tree of eldre that Judas henge himself upon for despeyr that he hadde, whan he solde and betrayed oure Lord." The same notion continued to exist in ...Read Less
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