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Page 164 - Stondeth upon the weyes, and seeth and axeth of olde pathes, that is to...
Page 170 - ... deth fle fro peyne, that may thay understonde in the word of Job. that saith: ther as is the schadow of deth. Certes, a schadow hath the liknesse of the thing, of which it is a schadow...
Page 92 - As frost, him thoughte, his herte gan to colde ; For which with chaunged deedlich pale face, With-outen word, he forth bigan to pace ; And, as god wolde, he gan so faste ryde, That no wight of his contenaunce aspyde.
Page 94 - This songe when he thus songen hadde soone He fel ayein into his sikes olde ; And every nyght, as was his wone to doone, He stood, the bryghte mone to beholde ; And al his sorwe he to the moone tolde, And seyde, 'Iwis, when thow art horned newe I shal be glad, if al the world be trewe.
Page 74 - To go by ys syde, Ne grucchyng of no gedelyng To chaule ne to chyde.
Page 156 - And it is don in thoo dayes, Jhesus came fro Nazareth of Galilee and was baptisid of Joon in Jordan. And anoon he, styinge vp of the water, sayg heuenes openyd and the holy goost, cummynge doun as a culuere and dwellynge in hym.
Page 174 - THE VISION OF WILLIAM CONCERNING PIERS THE PLOWMAN, together with Vita de Dowel, Dobet, et Dobest, Secundum Wit et Resoun, by WILLIAM LANGLAND (1377 AD). The " Crowley
Page 93 - And yonder have I herd ful lustily My deere herte laughe ; and yonder pleye Saugh Ich hire oones ek ful blisfully ; And yonder oones to me gan she seye, ' Now goode swete ! love me wel, I preye ; And yond so gladly gan she me beholde, That to the deth myn herte is to hir holde.
Page 108 - With middel smal ant wel y-make ; Bote he me wolle to hire take, Forte buen hire owen make, Longe to lyuen ichulle forsake, Ant feye fallen a-doun. Nihtes when y wende ant wake, For-thi myn wonges waxeth won ; Levedi al for thine sake Longinge is y-lent me on.