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102 INGLIS SCHOLARSHIPS The new versification as it was called may be considered as owing its establishment to Dryden from whose time it is apparent that English poetry has had no tendency to relapse to its former savageness He now lost distinction His madness was compounded of rage and fatuity He hardly drank tea without stratagem IV -$ter$ Pofomau What can be gathered from the work itself about the author of Piers the Plowman and about the time when he lived rriinl it Point out some differences between the three chief editions of this poem Mention certain poems that connect themselves with Piers the Plowman in style or in title and describe them Make brief abstract of the Prologue and the first Four Passus At what point in the poem is Piers introduced In what other works are the Seven Deadly Sins repre- sented Sketch Langland's representation of them Give some account of Langland's opinions and views as to the questions that occupied him and his age Give in yonr own words the context of these passages and translate them into modern English anne loked vp lunatik lene Jung withalle And knelyng to pe kyng clergealy he seyde Crist kepe Sire Kyng and Kyngriche And leue lede pi londe so leute pe louye And for pi ri3tful rewlying be rewarded in heuene Thanne he assoilled hir sone and sithen he seyde We han wyndowe wirchyng wil sitten vs ful heigh Woldestow glase at gable and graue ereinne pi name Siker sholde soule be heuene to haue Wist that quod at womman Γ wolde nou3t spare For to be 30ure frende frere and faille 30w neure
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