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Re: Ynkhorne Terms

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 7, 1999, 3:32
John Cowan wrote:

> And here's the beginning of a poem in inkhorn Scots by the > late 15th-century poet William Dunbar: > > Haile! sterne superne. Haile! in eterne, > In Godis sicht to shine. > Lucerne in derne for to discerne > Be glory and grace divine. > Hodiern, modern, sempitern, > Angellical regime, > Our tern inferne for to dispern, > Helpe! rialest rosine. > Ave! Maria, gracia plena, > Haile! freshe floure feminine, > Yerne us, guberne, virgin matern, > Of reuth baith rute and rine.
Some lovely internal rhymes there! Sally ============================================================ SALLY CAVES (bragpage) (T. homepage) (all else) ===================================================================== Niffodyr tweluenrem lis teuim an. "The gods have retractible claws." from _The Gospel of Bastet_ ============================================================