Remains Of The Early Popular Poetry Of England Volume 4

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byWilliam Carew Hazlitt

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...of materials, and one of the salient features in it is borrowed from the Jests of Scogin, licensed in 1565. See Old English Jest-Books, ed. Hazlitt, ii. 91, 97. There are incidents in some of the ancient Fabliaux collected by Le Grand and Reuouard, which seem to have furnished hints to the writer of this tale. See, for example, those " Dn Vilain et de sa Femme," and " Du Prud'homme qui renvoya sa Femme," both printed in Eenouard's edition, iii. 181-3, Skelton employs Morel as the name of a horse in his Diuers Balettys §-Dyties Solacyous (Works, i. 24); but in one of his Poems against Garnesche, the same writer appears to use it in a loose sense, as a term of opprobrium:--" Gup, marmeset, jost ye, morelle! I am laureat, I am no lorelle." T %ere beflgnttftfj a merrg leste of a Sfjtotoe anl1 fflurste HHSSLie lapprt in J&orelltti sfe1n for i)cr goo) Mjaugm1t, YSTEN friendes, and holde you still, Abide a while and dwell: A mery Jest tell you I will, And how that it befell. As I went walking vpon a day, Among my friendes to sporte: To an house I tooke the way, To rest me for my comforte. A greate feast was kepte there than, And many one was thereat: 10 With wyues and maydens, and many a good man, That made good game and chat. It befell then at that tyde An honest man was there: A cursed Dame sate hy his syde, That often did him dere. His wife she was, I tell you playne, This dame ye may me trowe, To play the maister she would not layne, And make her husband bowe. 20 At euery word that she did speake, To be peace he was full fayne: Or else she would take him on the cheeke, Or put him to other payne. When she did winke, he durste not stere, Nor play where euer he wente: With friend or neighbour to make good chere, Whan she her browes...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...of materials, and one of the salient features in it is borrowed from the Jests of Scogin, licensed in 1565. See...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217268897

ISBN - 13:9780217268899

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