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Romance, Vision and Satire; English Alliterative Poems of the Fourteenth Century. Newly Rendered (Paperback) Loot Price: R192
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Romance, Vision and Satire; English Alliterative Poems of the Fourteenth Century. Newly Rendered (Paperback): United States...
Romance, Vision and Satire; English Alliterative Poems of the Fourteenth Century. Newly Rendered (Paperback): United States...

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Romance, Vision and Satire; English Alliterative Poems of the Fourteenth Century. Newly Rendered (Paperback)

United States General Accounting Office, Jessie Laidlay Weston

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...Him cast, These, His fair vessels foul defiled at last, Before thy barons thou hast had them brought, Thaf for His house and honour first were wrought In cumed hour for wenches wine didst pour And brought the beverage this, thy board, before, In bowls once blithely blest by Bishop s hand, And in them praised thy gods, who lifeless stand Made out of stocks and stones that stir nor move-----For gross transgression, God in Heaven above, Hath sent into this hall this sight so drear, This fist, whose fingers filled thy heart with fear, Who, with rough pen rasped runes upon the wall; The words here written, they shall be withal, (Figured, I find this at Our Father s will) Three, ."Mane, Tekel, Phares --Threefold still The threat of punishment, I trow, is found And I the speech would speedily expound: Mane doth mean, the Mighty God hath well Counted thy kingdom, doth its number tell, Fulfilled it is, in faith to very end-- Tekel doth teach thee, so the term doth tend, Thy reign is weighed, in balance hung, I ween, Thy deeds of faith they all too few have been, And for those faults Pharn doth follow fair-- Phares, forsooth, I find doth this declare: Past is thy Princedom, perished in this hour, Thy reign reft from thee, Persians take thy power, The Medes thy masters, thou art shor.n of might --The King commands them there to clothe that wight E en as the cov nant was, in cloth so fine, In purple precious soon doth Daniel shine Around his neck of gold a collar see, Then was declared, by the Duke s decree, By bold Belshazzar, men to him should bow, (By the King s heralds thus t was called, I trow, ) As...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: United States General Accounting Office • Jessie Laidlay Weston
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 84
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-11430-5
Barcode: 9781234114305
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-234-11430-5

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