This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ... is probable, that the celebrated story of Apollyn suggested the name to our poet on this mention of Tyre.--D. It may be mentioned here, as an instance of sin-gular prolixity, far exceeding that of any poet, an cient or modern, that a German metrical romance on the subject of Apollonius of Tyre, by Henry of Nuwenstatt, is stated to contain above 100,000 lines. This even outdoes the French romance of Aymeri de N arbonne, containing 77,000; and the English one of the holy Graal, consisting of 40,000 1444, Gras-Bologne, "i. e. Bologna in Italy, usually denorninaied La GraSSa. The other Places in Italy, mentioned in the following lines, to V1472, are as follows: Paduic, Padua; Mothun, Modena; Tremoun (we should probably read Crem_oun), Cremona; Plesance, Piacenza; Pavie, Pa7ia; Parme, Parma; Novarre, Novena; Dole, a toyvn in Dauphiné; Versens, Vercelli(?); Melane, Milan; Cene, Sienna; Cortine, Cortona; Curci-nan, probably Pienza, formerly Corsinianum; A. 1684;-.-1nd goth with heom, toan orchard, ' Parlament they holdith hard Darius is always represented throughout the poem asassembling his council in an orchard: Indeed, they seem to have been too nuniet_ons to find placl in any building. See v. 1920, 1937, &c.--E. 1704,--------Darie him Sent Three thyngis to present: A scourge, and a top of nobleys, Ful of gold and an kaumudeym. See the Glossary. In the Latin printed copy, the presents are, a ball, a whipping top, and a go1den'crab. In the Batin MS. a whip, a ball, and a purse of money. Similar to these gifts is the present of tennis-balls, mentioned in Shakespeare's Henry V. as sent to that monarch by the French dauphin, which, in the old play of Henry V. are accompanied by a oaPpot, (probably in allusion to the...
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