'Huchown of the Awle Ryale' the Alliterative Poet: A Historical Criticism of Fourteenth Century Poems Ascribed to Sir Hew of Eglintoun

J. MacLehose and sons, 1902 - 148 ページ

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5 ページ - Timor mortis conturbat me. I se that makaris amang the laif Playis heir ther pageant, syne gois to graif; Sparit is nocht ther faculte; Timor mortis conturbat me.
74 ページ - The cukkowe, the cowschote, kene were they bothen, And the throstills full throly threpen in the bankes, And iche foule in that frythe faynere than other That the derke was done and the daye lightenede: Hertys and hyndes one hillys thay gouen, The foxe and the filmarte thay flede to the erthe, The hare hurkles by hawes, and harde thedir dryves, And ferkes faste to hir fourme and fatills hir to sitt.
140 ページ - ... composition, by mingled translation, adaptation, and creation, are all present in Morte Arthure, and the amplifications count for far more than the original narrative. Some of the additions are inventions of the poet's own, but for the most part he did not invent — he adapted The Parlement of the Thre Ages belongs, as it seems to me, to the close of his career, and forms, as it were, his testament, for does it not sum up his past course through all his themes — through Alexander, Troy, Titus,...
61 ページ - Si se tenoit li rois d'Engleterre ou chief de sa nef, vestis d'un noir jake de veluiel ; et portoit sus son chief un noir capelet de [bièvre1], qui moult bien li seoit.
65 ページ - On the other side . . . were these : The Soudan of Babilony ; the Kyng of Turkye ; the Kyng of Baldak ; the Kyng Belmaryn ; the Kyng of Tartare ; the Kyng of Lettow ; of whech iii were slayn.
80 ページ - And haves gud daye, for now I go; • to grave moste me wende; Dethe dynges on my dore, • I dare no lengare byde.
125 ページ - In the Alexander poem, the exclusion of Scotland from the conquests of the Macedonian may be an accident, but may be a straw which indicates the current. If it be asked who Huchown's chief hero was, the answer is ready — it was Gawayne 'off the west marches...
47 ページ - Barefote ouer the bentc with brondes so ryche, Bowes to the bolde kynge and biddis hym the hiltes, Whethire he will hang theym or hedde or halde theym on lyfe, Knelyde before the conquerour in kyrtills allone.1 Where could this have come from unless from the...
47 ページ - If it should be answered that the usage was one not ill-known to chivalric courts-martial,2 and that its very presence in the Voeux comes from that fact, it will only be necessary to recall the existence of other points of contact. Of these a third and most prominent instance of borrowing is the account of the Nine Worthies — three pagans, Hector, Alexander, and Caesar; three Jews, Joshua, David, and Judas Machabeus ; and three Christians, Arthur, Charlemagne, and Godfrey of Bouillon — whose...