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fynde out mery crafty notys; They ne sparede not her throtys. And,
sooth to seyn, my chambrc was Ful wel depeynted, and with glas Were
alle the wyndowes wel yglased Ful clere, and nat an hoole ycrased,
That to beholde hyt was grete joye. F'or holy al the story of Troye
Was in the glasynge ywrought thus; Of Ector, and of kyng Priamus,
Of Achilles, and of kyng Lamedon, And eke of Medea and of Jason, Of
Paris, Eleyne, and of Lavyne; And alle the walles, with coloures
fyno Were peynted, bothe text and glose, And al the Romaunce of the
Rose. My windowes were shet echon, And throgh the glas the sonne
shon Upon my bed with bryghte bemys, With many glade, glide
stremys; And eke the welken was so faire, Blewe, bryghte, clere was
the ayrc, And ful atempre, for sothe, hyt was; For nother to cold
nor hoote yt nas, Ne in al the welkene was a clowde. Troylus And
Criseyde. [Troylus sees Criseyde in the Temple, and lovi-s her at
first But though that Grekes hem of Troye in shetten', And hire
citd beseged al aboute, Hire olde usages wolde thai noght letten,
As for to honoure hire goddes ful devouta, But aldermost in honour,
out of doute, They had a relyk hight Palladioun, That was hire
trist aboven everichoun. 1 shut. And so byfel, whan comen was the
tyme Of Aperil, whan clothed is the mede With newe grene, of lusty
Veer the prime, And swote smellen floures, white and rede; In
sondry wise schewed, as I rede, The folk of Troye hire observaunces
olde, Palladyones feste for to holde. And to the temple, in alle
hire beste wise, In general ther wente many a wyght To herken of
Palladyoun scrvise, And namely so mony a lusty knyght, So many a
lady fresshe, and mayden bryght, Ful wele araied, bothe moste and
leste, Ye, bothe' for the seson and t...
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Thomas Humphry Ward
• M Arnold
||246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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