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. 1873 Excerpt: ... lyue by" quath reson, t" Then have you lands or "oper lynage riche rieb kindred? That fynden be by fodel ' for an ydel man bow semest, A ...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. 1873 Excerpt: ... lyue by" quath reson, t" Then have you lands or "oper lynage riche rieb kindred? That fynden be by fodel ' for an ydel man bow semest, A spendour bat spende mot ober a spille-tyme, 28 't Or do you beg Oper beggest by bylyuo aboute at menne hacchee, about at mens -. -, pit-il hatches, or at Oper faltest vp-on frydays ' oper feete-dayes m churches, churches, which The whiche is lollarene lyf pat lytel y s preysed, lite of ' toilers1P St Author's Account Of nnisrxF. rASS. VI. Jjer ryghtfulnesso rewardeb ryght as men descrueb, 32 Reddit uniculque iuxta opera sua. Oper Jow art broke, so may be in body oper in membre, Oper ymaymed borw som mys-hap wher-by Jow myjt bo excused?" "Whanne ich 3011g was," quath ich " meiiy jcr hennes, My fader and my frendes foundcn me to scole, 30 Tyl ich wiste wyterliche what holy wryt menede, And what is best for po body as be bok telleb, And sykerest for be soule by so ich wolle continue. And 3ut fond ich neuere in faith sytthen my frendes deyden, 40 Lyf fat me lyked bote in bes longe clothes. Yf ich by laboure sholde lyue and lyflode deseruen, That labour pat ich lerned best ber-with lyue ich sholde; In eadem uocatione // qua uocati eslie, maueie. And ich lyue in londone and on londone bothe, 44 The lomes fiat ich laboure with and lyflode deseme Ys patcr-noster and my prymer 1 placebo and dirige, And my sauter som tyme and my seuene psalmes. 47 Thus ich synge for hure soules of suche as me helpen, And Jjo fat fynden me my fode vouchen saf. ich trowe, To be welcome whanne icli come ojer-whyle in a monthe, Now with hym and now vrith hure and Jus-gate ich begge "With-oute bagge ober hotel bote my wornbe one. 52 And al-so more-ouer me bynkeb, ...Read Less
First edition thus, 2 volumes (hardbacks). 8vo, cxxviii, 534pp. Brown cloth, title labels to the spines. Bindings lightly rubbed, title labels rubbed and lightly chipped, contents good to very good. Overall, this set is in good plus condition.
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