The Tale of the Man of Lawe: The Pardoneres Tale; the Second Nonnes Tale; the Chanouns Yemannes Tale, from the Canterbury Tales

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Clarendon Press, 1877 - 276 страница

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Страница 42 - I stonde lyk a clerk in my pulpet, And whan the lewed peple is doun y-set, I preche, so as ye han herd bifore, And telle an hundred false japes more.
Страница 44 - Hir othes been so grete and so dampnable, That it is grisly for to here hem swere ; Our blissed lordes body they to-tere ; Hem thoughte Jewes rente him noght y-nough ; And ech of hem at otheres sinne lough.
Страница 166 - Di Caritade, e giuso intra i mortali « Se' di speranza fontana vivace. « Donna, se' tanto grande, e tanto vali, « Che qual vuol grazia, ea Te non ricorre, « Sua disianza vuol volar senz'ali.
Страница 52 - Whan they han goon nat fully half a myle, Right as they wolde han troden over a style, An old man and a povre with hem mette. This olde man ful mekely hem grette, And seyde thus, "Now, lordes, God yow see!" The proudest of thise ryotoures three Answerde agayn, "What? carl, with sory grace, Why artow al forwrapped save thy face? Why livestow so longe in so greet age?
Страница 185 - And giving him solution ; then congeal him ; And then dissolve him; then again congeal him; For look, how oft I iterate the work, So many times I add unto his virtue. As if at first one ounce convert a hundred, After his second loose, he'll turn a thousand ; His third solution, ten ; his fourth, a hundred ; After his fifth, a thousand thousand ounces Of any imperfect metal, into pure Silver or gold, in all examinations, As good as any of the natural mine.
Страница 45 - The holy writ take I to my witnesse, That luxurie is in wyn and dronkenesse. Lo, how that dronken Loth, unkindely, Lay by his doghtres two, unwitingly; So dronke he was, he niste what he wroghte.
Страница 195 - Are flown in fumo,' every glass is burst ; Furnace and all rent down, as if a bolt Of thunder had been driven through the house. Retorts, receivers, pelicans,' bolt-heads,* All struck in shivers ! (SUBTLE falls down as in a swoon.) Help, good sir ! alas, Coldness and death invades him.
Страница 47 - How greet labour and cost is thee to finde ! Thise cokes, how they stampe, and streyne, and grind And turnen substaunce in-to accident, To fulfille al thy likerous talent! Out of the harde bones knokke they The mary, for they caste noght a-wey That may go thurgh the golet softe and swote...
Страница 20 - A voys was herd in general audience, And seyde, ' thou hast disclaundered giltelees The doughter of holy chirche in hey presence ; Thus hastou doon, and yet holde I my pees.

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