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according Ames ancient appears beginning Bibl Bookseller called Catalogue cause Caxton century chapters christian Chronicles church collection concludes Consult contains copy correct curious death Earl early edition Edward England English engraving executed extracts folio French give given grace hand hath head Henry Herbert History holy Italy John King knight known Lady late Latin leaf learned leaves letter Lewis lived London Lord manner mentioned noble notice observed original person present prince printed printer probably prologue published reader received reign romance Saint says seems seen specimen supposed taken thing third thou translated types Typographical unto vide volume wood writers written
Page cxv - For herein may be seen noble chivalry, courtesy, humanity, friendliness, hardiness, love, friendship, cowardice, murder, hate, virtue, and sin. Do after the good and leave the evil, and it shall bring you to good fame and renown.
Page 240 - I answered, that divers men hold opinion that there was no such Arthur, and that all such books as be made of him be but feigned and fables, because that some chronicles make of him no mention nor remember him nothing, ne of his knights.
Page 222 - I would it pleased our sovereign Lord, that twice or thrice a year, or at the least once, he would cry jousts of peace, to the end that every knight should have horse and harness, and also the use and craft of a knight, and also to tourney one against one, or two against two ; and the best to have a prize, a diamond or jewel, such as should please the prince. This should cause gentlemen to resort to the ancient customs of chivalry to great fame and renown : and also to be alway ready to serve their...
Page 283 - English, not in rude and old language, but in polished and ornate terms craftily, as he that hath read Virgil, Ovid, Tully, and all the other noble poets and orators to me unknown.
Page 3 - Mars (nouv. style) l'hclippc, par la grace de Dieu, duc de Bourgoingne, de Lothier, de Brabant et de Lembourg, conte de Flandres, d'Artois, de Bourgoingne, palatin de Haynnau, de Hollande, de Zellande et de Namur, marquis du saint Empire, seigneur de Frise, de Salins et de Malines...
Page 249 - Morte d'Arthur. — SIR THOMAS MALORY'S BOOK OF KING ARTHUR AND OF HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE. The original Edition of CAXTON, revised for Modern Use. With an Introduction by Sir EDWARD STRACHEY, Bart. pp. xxxvii., 509. ' 'It is with perfect confidence that we recommend this edition of the old romance to every class of readers.
Page 245 - My barons will let me have no rest, but needs I must take a wife, and I will none take but by thy 'counsel and by thine advice. It is well done...
Page 244 - ... which we may come and attain to good fame and renown in this life, and after this short and transitory life to come unto everlasting bliss in heaven ; the which He grant us that reigneth in heaven, the blessed Trinity.
Page lvi - Life of Mayster Wyllyam Caxton of the Weald of Kent, the first Printer in England. In which is given an Account of the Rise and Progress of the Art of Pryntyng in England, during his Time, till 1493. Lond. 1737, royal Svo. 150 copies printed, with a fictitious portrait of Caxton. The major part of this volume is inserted by Dr. Dibdin in his edition of Ames