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SIR JOHN FROISSART Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV. Vol.7

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SIR JOHN FROISSART
Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV. Vol.7
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Peter, -mud my daughter Adrienne-with me : f requeft it of you/ Sir Peter too eafily com-plied : fhe had packed up all her jewels and plate unobferved by " any one ; for fhe had revived never to return again. " • € The lady fet out on her pilgrimage, and took that opportunity of visiting her confina, the king and queen of Caftille, who entertained her handfomely. She is fliH with them, and will neither return herfelf nor fend the children* The fame night he had hunted and killed the bear, this cuftom of walking in his fleep feized him. It is rumoured, the lady was afraid of fomething unfo?tunate happening, the moment fhe fow the bear, and this caufed her fainting ; for that her father once hunted thi$ bear, and during the chace, a voice cried out, though he faw nobody, f Thou hmnleft me. yet I wifh thee no ill ; but thou fhalt die a miferable death/ The lady re-membered this when flie faw the bear, as well as that her fttther had been beheaded by don Pedro without any caufe; and Ihe maintains, that fomething unfortunate will happen to her huf-band; and that what pafies now is nothing to what wiU come to paft. ~c I have told you the ftory of fir Peter de Béarn/ faid the fquire, c m compliance with your wifhes : itisa well-knowa fact ; and what do you think of it ?' : I was very penfive at the wonderful things I had heard, and replied, *1 do believe every thiny you have faid : we find in ancient authors, how ods. and goddeffes formerly changed men into âfts, accordiug to their pleafure, and women •IT© S10


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