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Early English Meals and Manners

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Published: 1868
Language: English
Wordcount: 211,374 / 691 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77
LoC Categories: BJ, TA, TX, GT
Downloads: 4,210
Added to site: 2008.03.20
mnybks.net#: 20361
Origin: gutenberg.org

John Russell's Boke of nurture -- Wynken de Worde's Boke of keruynge -- The Boke of curtasye -- R. Weste's Booke of demeanor -- Seager's Schoole of vertue -- The babees book -- Aristotle's A B C -- Urbanitatis -- Stans puer ad mensam -- The Lytylle childrenes lytil boke -- For to serve a lord -- Old Symon -- The birched school-boy &c. &c.

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-edition of two Alliterative Poems, Winner and Waster, &c, ab. 1360, lately issued for the Roxburghe Club; Dr. Norman Moore's re-edition of The Book of the Foundation of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, from the unique MS. ab. 1425, which gives an account of the Founder, Rahere, and the miraculous cures wrought at the Hospital; The Craft of Nombrynge, with other of the earliest englisht Treatises on Arithmetic, edited by R. Steele, B.A.; and Miss Warren's two-text edition of The Dance of Death from the Ellesmere and other MSS.

These Extra-Series Texts ought to be completed by their Editors: the Second Part of the prose Romance of Melusine--Introduction, with ten facsimiles of the best woodblocks of the old foreign black-letter editions, Glossary, &c, by A. K. Donald, B.A. (now in India); and a new edition of the famous Early-English Dictionary (English and Latin), Promptorium Parvulorum, from the Winchester MS., ab. 1440 A.D.: i

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