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" Amahtis," tells the story of Grosteste, who was Roger Bacon's teacher. " For of the grete clerk Grostest I rede how busy that he was Upon the clergie and heved of bras To forge, and make it for to telle Of suche thinges as befelle. "
Confessio Amantis of John Gower - Page 9
by John Gower - 1857
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Confessio Amantis, Volume 2

John Gower - 1857
...in alle hie, Where that he found to-fore his eye His worthy wife in good eftate, And thus was cefTed the debate Of love, and flouthe was excufed, Which...loft all that he hadde do. And other while it fareth fb In loves caufe, who is flowe, That he without under the wowe By night ftant full oft a colde, Which...
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Bibliographia poetica: a catalogue of Engleish [!] poets, of the twelfth ...

Joseph Ritson - 1802 - 415 pages
...which was afterward attributed to frier Bacon : " I rede howe bufy that he was Upon the clergie an head of bras To forge, and make it for to telle Of fuche thynges as befelle : * " Her begynnet a tretife That ys ycleped Caflel tf lave, That bifhop Grosteft...
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History of English Poetry: From the Twelfth to the Close of the ..., Volume 2

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1871
...lette do forge." 3 Gower, Confefs. Amant, [ed. 1857, ii. 9.] L. ív. fol. Ixiiii. a, edit. 1554. " For of the grete clerk Grofteft I rede how bufy that...and make it for to telle Of fuche thinges as befelle — " 4 Ch. xxviii.yiy. 5 De Geft. Reg. Angl. lib. ii. cap. 10. Compare Me/. Symbolor. ┴urea Mea▀r,...
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Hudibras, Volume 1

Samuel Butler - 1881
...XO.\K&V, HOM. 11. vii. 219. 344. Brazen head. Cf. ' For of the great clerke Grostest I rede, howe busy that he was Upon the clergie an heved of bras To forge, and make it for to telle Of suche thynges as befelle.' GOWEB, Confessio Amantis, Bk. IV., Ed. Pauli, 1857 ; Vol. II. p. 9. This...
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Hudibras. Pt. 1-3, ed. by A. Milnes, Part 1

Samuel Butler - 1881
...XO.\KOV. HOM. II. vii. 219. 344. Brazen head. Cf. ' For of the great clerke Grostest I rede, howe busy that he was Upon the clergie an heved of bras To forge, and make it for to telle Of suche thynges as befelle.' GOWEK, Confcssio Amantis, Bk. IV., Ed. Pauli, 1857; Vol. II. p. 9. This...
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Early prose romances, ed. by H. Morley

Henry Morley - 1889
...Bacon's teacher. " For of the grete clerk Grostest I rede how busy that he was Upon the clergie and heved of bras To forge, and make it for to telle Of suche thinge's as befelle. And seven yeres besinesse He \a\d6, but for the lachesse Of half a minute...
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the carisbrooke library

john milton - 1889
...Bacon's teacher. " For of the grete clerk Grostest I rede how busy that he was Upon the clergie and heved of bras To forge, and make it for to telle Of suche thinges as befelle. And seven yeres besinesse He laide, but for the lachesse Of half a minute...
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Marlowe, Tragical History of Dr. Faustus: Greene, Honourable History of ...

Christopher Marlowe, Robert Greene - English drama - 1901 - 312 pages
...Fausius, i. IS'* See Confessio Amantis, bk. iii : — For of the grete clerk Grostest I rede how busy that he was Upon the clergie an heved of bras To forge — and make it for to telle Of snche thinges as befelle. And seven yeres besinesse He laide, but for the lachesse Of half a minute...
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