Ueber den Ursprung der neuenglischen Schriftsprache

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Página 167 - I satysfye euery man, and so to doo, toke an olde boke and redde therin, and certaynly the Englysshe was so rude and brood that I coude not wele vnderstande it. And also my lorde abbot of Westmynster ded do shewe to me late certayn...
Página 167 - ... and wente to lande for to refreshe them; And one of theym named sheffelde, a mercer, cam in-to an hows and axed for mete; and specyally he axyd after eggys; And the goode wyf answerde, that she coude speke no frenshe.
Página 167 - And one of theym named sheffelde, a mercer, cam in-to an hows and axed for mete; and specyally he axyd after eggys; And the goode wyf answerde, that she coude speke no frenshe. And the marchaunt was angry, for he also coude speke no frenshe, but wolde haue hadde egges and she vnderstode hym not. And thenne at laste a nother sayd that he wolde haue eyren. then the good wyf sayd that she vnderstod hym wel. Loo, what sholde a man in thyse dayes now wryte, egges or eyren.
Página 167 - And certaynly our langage now vsed varyeth ferre from that. whiche was vsed and spoken whan I was borne / For we englysshe men / ben borne vnder the domynacyon of the mone. whiche is neuer stedfaste / but euer wauerynge / wexynge one season / and waneth & dyscreaseth another season / And that comyn englysshe that is spoken in one shyre varyeth from a nother.
Página 167 - Sheffelde, a mercer, cam in-to an hows and axed for mete; and specyally he axyd after eggys. And the goode wyf answerde, that she coude speke no frenshe. And the marchaunt was angry, for he also coude speke no frenshe, but wolde have hadde egges, and she understode hym not.
Página 168 - ... theym / And som honest and grete clerkes haue ben wyth me and desired me to wryte the moste curyous termes that I coude fynde / And thus bytwene playn rude / & curyous I stande abasshed. but in my ludgemente / the comyn termes that be dayli vsed ben lyghter to be vnderstonde than the olde and auncyent englysshe...
Página 5 - And for asmuche as to the Citee of London is the commune concours of this lond, wherein is grete multitude of younge peple, not oonly borne and brought forthe in the same Citee, but also of many other parties of this lond, som for lake of Scole maistres in...
Página 172 - Aldermen and owre craft, bifor hem gadred in place of recorde, that xx or xxx -of us were worthy to be drawen and hanged, the which thyng lyke to yowre worthy lordship by an even Juge to be proved or disproved...
Página 172 - shewed or hidde it hath be by man now, but also of bifore tyme the moost profitable poyntes of trewe governaunce of the citee, compiled togidre bi longe labour of discrete and wyse men, wythout conseille of trewe men. for thei sholde nought be knowen ne contynued, in the tyme of Nichol Exton, mair, outerliche were brent.
Página 170 - Nicholus, ayeins the forsaide fredam and trewe communes, did crye openlich that no man sholde come to chese her mair but such as were sompned, and tho that were sompned were of his ordynaunce and after his avys. And in the nyght next after folwynge he did carye grete quantitee of armure to the guyldehalle, with which as wel straungers of the contree as othere of withinne were armed on the morwe ayeins his owne proclamacion, that was such that...

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