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boy it nedyth neuere a deel It was me told er ȝe cam here thre ouris He was parde an old felawe of ouris And sodeynly he was I-slayn to nyght ffor-dronke as he sat on his bench vp ryȝt

dominacioun Vp-on this man by myn saluacioun I trowe lewedely he wolde telle his tale ffor were it wyn or old / or moysti ale That he hath dronkyn he spekyth in his nose And sneseth faste & ek he

That haþ don synne orrible þat he Dar nought for schame schriuen be Or eny womman be sche ȝong or old þat haþ y-maad hire housbonde kokewold Such folk schuln haue no power ne grace To offre to my relikes

doon synne orrible þat he Dar nought for schame of it schryuen be Or ony womman be sche ȝong or old That hath y-maad hir housbond cokewold which folk schal haue no power ne grace To offre to my relikes

dominacioun Vpon þis man by my sauacioun I trow he lewedly tel wol his tale For were it wyn or old moysty ale þat he haþ dronk. he spekiþ in his nose / And fnesith fast. and eek he haþ

in sorwe brauȝt: Þe better þou schalt spede; & seþþen we schul go seche our mete. Ichaue a pani of old biȝete: Þou schalt haue half to mede. ' ¶ ' Gramerci, sir, ' þan seyd he; ' & alle

thought; For they be knyghtis bold and wyght, And well assayd in meny a fyght. Yf they myght leve and old men bee, They myght much helpe crystiante. Now to hym wyll I fare, And take the deth with hem

noble kniȝt, His souder, siker apliȝt, Þat to him is y-come. Ȝong a is, so þenkeþ me, Nouȝt twenti winter old nis he, Ich telle þe at þe frome. ¶ In þis launde her-before An hondred haþ her lif y-lore,

þane toun wel bar; And al-so he slov þat folk to grounde : al þat he miȝte of-gon, Ȝong and old, wyf and Mayde : he ne sparede neuere on. children fram heore moder breste : he drov and let

and changed into whilk . 42/16. " that she may refer, for testimony, both to the New and to the Old Testament. " 42/25. beli pipe answers to the Lat. calamum quassatum ( Common Version: tocwysede hreod ), but it

compleccion, ' yemps ' þe co ld terme of þe yere, Wyntur / with his lokkys grey / febille & old, Syttynge vppon þe stone / bothe hard & cold, Nigard in hert & hevy of chere. The furst Sotelte,

the Shooe; the Breeches reaching down to the Calf of the Leg . Whence to graft a new Footing on old Stockings is still call ' d Vamp|ing. Phillips . Fairholt does not give the word. The Vampeys went outside

Old Kentish Sermons. ( Laud . MS 471.) SERMO IN DIE EPIPHANIE. CVm natus esset ihesus in betleem iude in diebus herodis regis ecce magi ab oriente uenerunt ierosoli|mam dicentes. Vbi est qui natus est rex iudeorum. ¶ We

oo þing warne I ȝow my frendes deere / I wil noon old wyf haue in no manere / Sche schal not passe · sixtene ȝer certayn Old fleisch and ȝong fleisch þat wold I haue ful fayn Bet is

And here. y shal tellë ȝou a lyte Of one þat coude hys felaus byte. [The Tale of the backbiting English Monk . ] þer was a man of relygyun, A Tale þat yn þys he was a felun, Yn

this point: i.e. ' Howe þe church of Seynte George was i-ȝeve to the chanons of Oseney. ' The English MS. had, however, ceased to give it as a headline. ] [44. ] Explana|tion of phrase in no. 12. NOTA

so bifel / that ones on a day This Somnour / euere waityng on his pray ffor to somne an old wydewe / a Ribibe ffeynynge a cause / for he wolde brybe Happed / that he say / bifore

kynrede, And þus scholde it seme þat the prophecyes ne were not trewe, But þei ben bothe trewe, For in old tyme men maden o ȝeer of .x. monethes, of the whicℏe Marcℏ was the firste & Decembre was the

þise ordris, hou þei weren first punyshid of god in tyme of þe old lawe. for cristis religioun lastiþ euer, boþe to þe dai of dom & aftir, & alle þise newe religiouns moten haue ende þenne or bifore. Jude

parte was þus assignyd to þe trybe or kynrede of leuy; of þe whiche kynrede wern goddis prestis in þe old lawe, and of noone oþere. And þis ordynance of god as tochynge þe liflode of prestis was kept ful

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