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" GESTA ROMANORUM ; or, ENTERTAINING MORAL STORIES, invented by the Monks as a Fire-side Recreation, and commonly applied in their Discourses from the Pulpit : from whence the most celebrated of our own Poets and others, from the earliest Times, have extracted... "
A Catalogue of the Library collected by Miss Richardson Currer at Eshton ... - Page 374
by Frances Mary Richardson CURRER, Charles James STEWART (Bookseller.) - 1833 - 501 pages
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Catalogue of the Library: Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Maps and Prints ...

Gerald Ephraim Hart - 1890 - 298 pages
...Emigrants : 988 GESNER. Industrial Resources of Nova Scotia. Map and plates. 8° cloth. Halifax, 1849 989 GESTA Romanorum; or Entertaining Moral Stories. Invented by the Monks as a f1reside recreation, and translated from the Latin by the Rev. Chas. Swan. New edition, with an I ntroduction,...
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Catalogue of the Entire Private Library Belonging to a Well Known Boston ...

C.F. Libbie & Co - 1891 - 291 pages
...Joannes rynman de Oringaw in officina industrij. Henrici grau, etc. Hagenow, 1482 1300 GESTA Romanorutn ; or Entertaining Moral Stories. Invented by the Monks as a fireside recreation, and translated from the Latin by the Rev. Chas. Swan. 2 vols. 12° half crushed levant morocco extra, uncut...
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Fables and Fabulists, Ancient and Modern

Thomas Newbigging - 1896 - 152 pages
...righted itself, I am not sure.' Our remarks on the fables of Pilpay are equally applicable to the'Gesta Romanorum' or 'Entertaining Moral Stories' invented by the monks as a fireside recreation in the Middle Ages. Most of them are recitals of adventures rather than fables. They are believed to...
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Essays at Eventide

Thomas Newbigging - 1898 - 230 pages
...as in the simplicity and spontaneity, of y£sop. The same remark holds good with regard to the Gesfa Romanorum, or Entertaining Moral Stories invented by the monks as a fireside recreation in he Middle Ages. These are believed to be of English origin, though a similar Gesta, composed of...
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Library World, Volume 8

1906
...Drayton's works published in his lifetime, and all modern reprints and editions to date. Gesta Romanorum. Entertaining moral stories invented by the monks as...whence the most celebrated of our own poets and others have extracted their plots. Translated from the Latin, with preliminary observations and copious notes...
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The Library World, Volume 8, Issues 85-96

1906
...Drayton's works published in his lifetime, and all modern reprints and editions to date. Gesta Romanorum. Entertaining moral stories invented by the monks as...the pulpit, whence the most celebrated of our own pouts and others have extracted their plots. Translated from the Latin, with preliminary observations...
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Important Private Library of the Late Mr. Harvey Rowland Jr. of Frankford ...

Harvey Rowland - 1836 - 108 pages
...edges gilt, uncut. Sproul, New York, 1900 Sprout's elegant limited edition. No. 457 of 1000 sets. 742 Gesta Romanorum, or Entertaining Moral Stories. Invented...commonly applied in their Discourses from the Pulpit. Translated by Rev. Chas. Swan. New edition by Thos. Wright. 2 vols. l2mo, cloth, uncut. New York (London),...
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The Bystander: An Illustrated Weekly, Devoted to Travel ..., Volume 8

1906
...appeals chiefly to students of literature, for it consists of \ series of " entertaining moral tales invented by the monks as a fireside recreation, and...whence the most celebrated of our own poets and others have extracted their plots." As a quarry for authors to hunt up "skeletons," the Gesta Romanorum has...
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Romans de Mahon

Reginald Hyatte - 1997 - 208 pages
...and Hell Before Dante. New York: Italica Press, 1989. Gesta Romanorum: or, Entertaining Moral Tales; Invented by the Monks as a Fireside Recreation, and...Commonly Applied in Their Discourses From the Pulpit. Translated by Charles Swan and revised by Wynnard Hooper. 1876. Reprint ed., New York: Dover, 1959....
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The Metamorphosis of Apuleius: Cupid and Psyche, Beauty and the Beast, King Kong

Pasquale J. Accardo - 2002 - 323 pages
...collections to which they would have been quite congenial, such as the Gesta Romanorum: Entertaining stories invented by the monks as a fire-side recreation...applied in their discourses from the pulpit whence the more celebrated of our poets and others have extracted their plots, trans. Charles Swan (London: George...
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