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My virtue is that I say what I think, my vice that what I think doesn't amount to much.

Monday, August 18, 2014

“I am almoost beshytten”

The following phrases have been excerpted from an English to Latin textbook printed in the early 16th century, which has been digitized by the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford as part of an ongoing project:

Good morrowe.
Good nyght.
God spede.
How farest thou.
I fare well thanked be god.
Whyder goest thou.
I go to the syege.
I shall bere the company.
How doth my fader.
He was at the poynt of dethe.
Gyue me breed.
Thou shalt haue ony thynge that I haue.
Drynke first and I wyll nexte.
Drynke agayne.
I am sure thou louest me not.

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