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1883 Excerpt: ...6); and thus it passed into French, for Froissart,
describing the sufferings of the English in Portugal in 1387, says,
'lis trouvoient peu de bonnes eaux et de fresches, pour temprer
leur vin ni eux rafreschir, ' (Chron. torn ii. p. 628, Pan. Lit.
edit.), which Lord Berners translates: 'They coude fynde but lytell
good waters to temper their wynes nor to refresshe them.'--Chron.
vol. ii. p. 296, ed. 1812. Udall, in his translation of the
Paraphrases of Erasmus, says, 'There hadde beene manye soondrye
drenches tempered by the Philosophers; as, for example, by the
secte of Pithagoras, by the Academikes, by the Stoikes, by the
Epicureans, and by the Peripatetikes, promisyng perfecte healthe of
the mindes, yea, and heauens blisse too. Moyses tempered many
pocions, prescribing and appoyntyng soondrye ceremonyes of religion
and of seruyng God; the prophetes also made muche and manye
temperynges to the same ende and purpose.'--Vol. i. fo. ccix. ed.
1551. And on referring to the original we find that Erasmus wrote,
Miscuerant varia pharmaca philosophi Pythagorici, &c. Multa
miscuit Moses, ' &c.--Paraphr. in N. Test. p. 275, ed. 1541. In
the Promptorium we find 'Temperyn, or menge to-gedur (myngyn
togedyr) commisceo, misceo' (p. 488). And in the author's own
Dictionary Temperatura is translated 'A temperance or moderation in
the mynglyngc of thynges togyther.' And we have already seen the
verb 'to temper' used in the sense of 'to mix' in the present
volume. See ante p. 318. 6 At first he declined the title of Pater
Patriae conferred on him by the Senate and wordes were of all men
had in so hyghe estimation and reuerence, that bothe the Senate and
people toke of him lawes and rules of their lyuynge. And in his
gouernaunce and propre lyuing, as well at home in h.
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