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Free eBook Mirk's Festial (Early English Text Society Extra Series) download ISBN: 0859917002
Author: T. Erbe
Publisher: Early English Text Society (July 25, 1997)
Language: English
Pages: 374
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: History and Criticism
Size MP3: 1225 mb
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The book is today often referred to as John Mirk’s Festial Theodor Erbe; series: Early English Text Society extra series XCVI, London: Kegan Paul.

The book is today often referred to as John Mirk’s Festial. This thankfully is online at Archive. Unfortunately it is printed in Middle English, complete with weird letters. The text is readable enough, with a bit of effort. There is a glossary at the back.

Early English Text Society, 1869. Владелец оригинала: Калифорнийский университет.

The Festial, most probably composed in the late 1380s by the Augustinian canon, John Mirk, of Lilleshall .

The Festial, most probably composed in the late 1380s by the Augustinian canon, John Mirk, of Lilleshall Abbey, Shropshire, was the most popular and influential collection of sermons in English in the late medieval and early Tudor period, surviving in many copies, and printed by Caxton and his successors. The Festial is is the only English sermon collection to be printed in England before the Reformation and is probably the most frequently printed work of its time, before religious change made it unacceptable.

Text in Middle English. Originally published: London : K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & C. 1905. Includes bibliographical references and index. Early English Text Society Extra Series.

Early English Text Society. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. shulde Jilde sara also to hir housbonde; ffor he and his, echon, if he ne wolde, Shulden ben dede, he did hem vndirstonde. Take heede, o sone, fat fou clere ay stonde, ffor god stoppid eke the concepekwn Of euery woman of his manciown. U " Ne fat she was a wif, wist he no fing; Ne nogh6 hir knew in no flesshly folye.

Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Unknown You can read Extra Series, Early English Text Society, Issue 56 by Unknown in our library for absolutely free. Read various fiction books with us in our e-reader.

Стр. 52 - B-text, whieh is differently expressed, he supposes sheriffs and sisours to serve for horses, puts saddles on the sompnours, and turns provisors into palfreys. Встречается в книгах (14) с 1864 по 1996. Стр. 277 - A bird's nest.

It is known for being the first to print many important English manuscripts, including Cotton Nero ., which contains Pearl, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and other poems.

Anyone who reads Old and Middle English literary texts will be familiar with the mid-brown volumes of the EETS, with the symbol of Alfred's jewel embossed on the front cover. Most of the works attributed to King Alfred or to Aelfric, along with some of those by bishop Wulfstan and much anonymous prose and verse from the pre-Conquest period, are to be found within the Society's three series; all of the surviving medieval drama, most of the Middle English romances, much religious and secular prose and verse including the English works.