The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1897 - 429 من الصفحات

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الصفحة ii - Europe as being, for intellectual and spiritual purposes, one great confederation, bound to a joint action and working to a common result; and whose members have, for their proper outfit, a knowledge of Greek, Roman, and Eastern antiquity, and of one another.
الصفحة 241 - Under der linden an der heide, da unser zweier bette was, Da muget ir vinden schone beide gebrochen bluomen unde gras. Vor dem walde in einem tal, tandaradei, schone sanc diu nahtegal. Ich kam gegangen zuo der ouwe: do was min friedel körnen e. Da wart ich enpfangen, here frouwe, daz ich bin saelic iemer me.
الصفحة 150 - Sa deip imprentit in the fantasy That it deludis the wittis outwardly, And sa appeiris in forme and lyke estait Within the mynd as it was figurait. Ane spark of lufe than till his hart culd spring And kendlit all his bodie in ane fyre...
الصفحة 94 - And even the renowned king Arthur himself was mortally wounded ; and being carried thence to the isle of Avallon to be cured of his wounds, he gave up the crown of Britain to his kinsman Constantine, the son of Cador, duke of Cornwall, in the five hundred and forty-second year of our Lord's incarnation.* CHAP.
الصفحة 75 - A icel jor ke la dolor fu grans, Et la bataille orible en Aliscans : Li quens Guillaumes i soufri grans ahans.
الصفحة 20 - If at the outset of the career of modern languages men had thought with the looseness of modern thought, had indulged in the haphazard slovenliness of modern logic, had popularized theology and vulgarized rhetoric, as we have seen both popularized and vulgarized since, we should indeed have been in evil case.
الصفحة 10 - Recordare, Jesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae, Ne me perdas illa die. Quaerens me, sedisti lassus ; Redemisti, crucem passus : Tantus labor non sit cassus.
الصفحة 101 - Englishman the glory of the exploit; and there has been of late a tendency to deny or slight Map's claims. His deposition, however, rests upon no solid argument, and though it would be exceedingly rash, considering the levity with which the copyists in mediaeval MSS. attributed authorship, to assert positively that Map wrote Lance/or, or the Quest of the Saint Graal, it may be asserted with the utmost confidence that it has not been proved that he did not.
الصفحة 105 - Graal book, and that when that book is produced, and stands the test of examination, he will believe in it; but that until it appears he will be contented with the French originals of the end of the twelfth century. Of the characteristic and probable origins of the Graal story itself, as of those of the larger Legend of which it forms a part, it will be time enough to speak when we have first given an account of the general history as it took shape, probably before the twelfth century had closed,...
الصفحة 120 - greatest knight,' but at once the lover of his queen and the champion who should himself all but achieve, and in the person of his son actually achieve, the sacred adventure of the Holy Graal. If, as there seems no valid reason to disbelieve, the hitting upon this idea, and the invention or adoption of Lancelot to carry it out, be...

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