Poems, written anno mccclii., with dissertations [&c.] by J. Ritson

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Page 19 - A half-eb in the Swin soght he the way, Thare lered men the Normandes at bukler to play ; Helpid tham no prayer that thai might pray, The wreches es wonnen, thaire wapin es oway. The erle of Norhamton helpid at that nede, Als wise man of wordes, and worthli in wede.
Page 13 - Edward oure cumly king In Braband has his woning, With mani cumly knight, And in that land, trewly to tell, Ordains he still for to dwell, To time he think to fight. Now God that es of mightes maste, Grant him grace of the Haly Gaste, His heritage to win ; And Mari moder of mercy fre, Save oure king, and his menze, Fro sorow, schäme, and syn.
Page 44 - Haves kast me in care. The Scottes, with thaire falshede, Thus went thai obout For to win Ingland Whils Edward was out ; For Cuthbert of Dorem Haved thai no dout, Tharfore at Nevel-cros Law gan thai lout ; Thare louted thai law, And leved allane.
Page 15 - Stalworthly, with spere and schelde, And thoght to win his right, With lordes, and with knightes kene, And other doghty men bydene, That war ful frek to fight. When sir Philip of France herd tell That king Edward in feld walld dwell...
Page 39 - SIR David the Bruse, Was at distance, When Edward the Baliolfe Rade with his lance ; The north end of Ingland Teched him to daunce, When he was met on the more With mekill mischance. Sir Philip the Valayse May him noght avance, The flowres that faire war Er...
Page 121 - Whan the Genowayes felte the arowes persynge through heedes, armes and brestes, many of them cast downe their crosbowes and dyde cutte their strynges, and retourned dysconfited.
Page 6 - Schäme bityde the Skottes, for thai er full of gile. Skottes of Striflin war steren and stout, Of god ne of gude men had thai no dout; Now have thai the pelers priked obout...
Page 26 - And zit, in many preve nokes, May men find of Merlin bokes. Merlin said thus, with his mowth, Out of the north into the sowth Suld cum a bare over the se, That suld...
Page 169 - ... sacke full of ootemele, to the entent that whan they have eaten of the sodden flesshe, than they ley this plate on the fyre, and tempre a lytle of the ootemele : and whan the plate is hote, they cast of the thyn paste theron, and so make a lytle cake in maner of a crakenell, or bysket, and that they eate to comfort with all theyr stomakis.
Page 33 - Digged him bifor Calais. Heres now how the romance sais, How sir Edward, oure king with croune, Held his sege, bi nightes and dais, With his men bifor Calays toune. VII. HOW EDWARD, ALS THE ROMANCE SAIS, HELD HIS SEGE BIFOR CALAIS.

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