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afterwards Alain Chartier Antoine Verard Antwerp appeared in Paris Aurelius belonged Bishop BUIK Calvin Cardinal of Lorraine Castle catalogue Catholic Caxton celebrated century Charles Christian chronicles Chronique Church Clement Marot collection commenced copy Court Decameron dedication Discours Duke Duke of Guise Edinburgh edition England English entitled entry EPISTLE Epithalamium faicte favour France Francois French translation GAULE Guillaume Guise hands Henry Histoire Holyrood INSTITUTIOUN issued Italian James Jean Jean du Tillet Joachim du Bellay King known labours Lancilot LIBRARY OF MARY literary literature livre manuscript Martin Guerre MARY QUEEN Mary Stuart matter merit Navarre Perceforest Pierre poem poet poetry possession present preserved Princes printed at Lyons printed at Paris printed at Venice probably produced published purports Queen Mary's Queen of Scots Reformation Rendez Robert Estienne romance Ronsard royal Scotland seems Spanish story supposed Theodore Beza tion treatise verses volume writings
Page 35 - Such forces met not, nor so wide a camp, When Agrican, with all his northern powers, Besieged Albracca, as romances tell, The city of Gallaphrone, from thence to win The fairest of her sex, Angelica, His daughter, sought by many prowest knights, Both Paynim, and the peers of Charlemain.
Page 136 - England," seeing which the licentiate said, "Let the Olive be made firewood of at once and burned until no ashes even are left; and let that Palm of England be kept and preserved as a thing that stands alone, and let such another case be made for it as that which Alexander found among the spoils of Darius and set aside for the safe keeping of the works of the poet Homer.
Page 31 - ... desclama devant le roy Henry, la reyne, et toute la cour, publiquement en la salle du Louvre, une oraison en latin qu'elle avoit faicte, soubtenant et deffendant, contre l'opinion commune, qu'il estoit bien séant aux femmes de sçavoir les lettres et arts libéraux.
Page 117 - Though this sort of men ," he says , "are so detested by every one, that it is reckoned unlucky so much as to meet them by accident , they think nothing equal to themselves , and hold it a proof of their consummate piety, if they are so illiterate as not to be able to read. And when their asinine voices bray out in the churches their psalms , which they can count , but not understand («) , then it is they fancy that the ears of the saints above are enraptured with the harmony ;
Page 146 - He tells us that he had the Emperor's authority to demand, from the different governors of Spanish America, the documents he might need for his work ; ^ and as his divisions of the subject are those which naturally arise from its geography, he appears to have gone judiciously about his task. But the materials he was to use were in too crude a state to be easily manageable, and the whole subject was too wide and various for his powers.
Page 168 - Quae sortem antevenis meritis, virtutibus annos, Sexum animis, morum nobilitate genus, Accipe (sed facilis) cultu donata Latino Carmina, fatidici nobile regis opus.
Page 36 - Montague's preface to the Works of King James, 1616, folio : — " The King's father [Henry Darnley] tranflated Valerius Maxiinus into Englifli : and the Queen, his Majeftie's mother, [Mary, Queen of Scots] wrote a Booke of verfes, in French, of the Inftitution of a Prince, all with her owne hand, wrought the cover of it with her needle, and is now of his Majeftie efteemed as a moft precious Jewell.
Page 75 - D'une plainte incertaine, De sanglots toute pleine, Je veux chanter La misérable peine Qui me fait lamenter.