|Other titles||Good lesson for yonge men.|
|Series||Early English books, 1475-1640 -- 447:1.|
|The Physical Object|
Ham. 1. Burnt, swarthy, black, A son of Noah, Genesis The impiety revealed in his conduct towards his father, drew upon him, or rather, according to the Bible statement, on his son Canaan, a prophetic malediction, Genesis Ham was the father of Cush, Mizraim, Phut, and Canaan, that is, the ancestor of the Canaanites, Southern Arabians, Ethiopians, Egyptians, and the. A GEST OF ROBYN HODE: NOTES. 3 yeman denotes a broad social rank below knights and squires, ranging from a small landowning farmer to an attendant, servant, or lesser official in a royal or noble household (Middle English yoman, perhaps contraction of yongman); for the relevance of the term to the audience of the Robin Hood materials, see General Introduction, pp. Again these olde men discommende many thynges in us, which of themselves are neyther good nor badde, onelye because they did them not: and say it is no good sight to see yonge men on horsebacke aboute the stretes and especially upon Mules, nor to wear furres, nor syde garmentes in winter, nor to weare a cappe before a man be a the least xviii. G.i. f thou wilt harken vnto me, or rather to Chrisippus, the sharpeste witted of Philosophers, y u shalte prouide y t thyne infante and yonge babe be forthewyth instructed in good learnyng, whylest hys wyt is yet voyde from tares and vices, whilest his age is tender and tractable, and his mind flexible and ready to folowe euery thyng, and also wyl kepe fast good lessons and preceptes.
children and came to yonge men, namely, Ientlemen: we taulked of their to moch libertie, to liue as they lust: of their letting louse to sone, to ouer moch experience of ill, contrarie to the good order of many good olde common welthes of the Persians and Grekes: of witte gathered, and good fortune gotten, by some, onely by experience, without learning. Full text of "A fifteenth century school book: from a manuscript in the British Museum (Ms. Arundel )" See other formats. Here may men read whoso can [Here may men rede who so can / Hou Inglond first bigan] See (Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ [Auchinleck MS] text) So woe unto the man who attempts to teach what he thinks to a man who knows better. MEN WHO THINK ADVANCE THE WORLD As you read this book, study, research and think, for men who think advance the world, but men who do not think follow the crowd. This book is furnished you incomplete.
As men may see, and so the wise it judge. "Sith thus of two contraries is o lore, "Since thus of two contraries is one lesson, I, that have in love so ofte assayed I, that have in love so often experienced Grevances, oughte konne, and wel the more. In this Book is shewed how the Deeds of all Men and Women, be they good or bad, and carried by Report to Posterity. Here followeth certain Works of Geffrey Chaucer, annexed to the Impressions printed in the Years , and All collected and adjoyned to his former Works by John Stowe. A Proverb against Covetise and Negligence. The Design on the Title-page, by Mr. J. Ley Pethybridge, represents the Carving of The Fruitful Vine, in Welcombe Church.. The Panel Design on the Front Cover represents a Bench End in Morwenstow Church; that of the Border is the Vine Carving of the Roof (see p. 15).. The Panel Design on the Back represents the Carving of The Barren Fig-tree, in Welcombe Church. Leland, Itin. vi. xvij. Caxton says, in the Book for Travellers, that “Paulyn the meter of corne hath so moche moten of corne and of mestelyn (mestelon) that he may no more for age.” Plot states that the Oxfordshire land termed sour is good for wheat and “miscellan,” namely, wheat and rye mixed. Hist. Oxf. p.