|Title:||The fabulous tales of Esope the Phrygian, compiled moste eloquently in Scottishe metre by Master Robert Henrison, & now lately Englished. ; Euery tale moralized most aptly to this present time, worthy to be read..|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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The fabulous tales of Esope the Phrygian, compiled moste eloquently in Scottishe metre by Master Robert Henrison, & now lately Englished. ; Euery tale moralized most aptly to this present time, worthy to be read..
Aesop. , Henryson, Robert, 1430?-1506? , Smith, Richard, fl. 1587.
[Im]printed at London: by Richard Smith., Anno. 1577..
Animals -- Poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Fables -- Early works to 1800.
The bookes pasport.
To his worshipfull and espe∣cial good friend Master Richard Stoneley Esquire one of the foure tellers of the Q. Maiesties receyt of the Eschecker, and Receiuer of the first fruites and tenthes to her Maiestie. R. S. wisheth encrease of Worshippe to the glorie of God.
The argument betweene Esope and the Translatour.
▪ The Contentes of the Booke.
¶ The Argument or Prologue.
The tale of the Grosehead chaunteleare the Cock, and precious Stone.
¶ The prety tale of the playne countrey Mouse, and deyntie towne Mouse.
The pleasant tale of the Coc and the Foxe how wyly beguyles him selfe.
¶ The pleasant tale howe this false dissembling Tod, made his confession to the hypocrite fryer Wolfe, Waytskayth.
The Retoricall tale of the sonne and heyre of the foresayd Foxe called Fa∣ther Wars, also the Parlement of foure footed beastes, holden by the Lyon.
¶ The wofull tale of the playn∣tife Dogge, agaynst the poore Sheepe, before Iustice Wolfe.
¶ The exemplatiue tale of the Lion and the Mouse: With the Authors Prologue before.
The ende of the Prologue, and here be∣gins the Tale.
The notable tale of the preaching of the Swallow.
¶ The mery tale of the wolf, that woldshaue had, the Neckhering through the wyles of the Foxe, thnt beguiled the Carrier.
The excellent tale of the wyly Laurence Foxe, that beguylde the couetous crafty Wole, with the shadow of the Moone.
¶ The mery tale of the wolfe and the Weather.
The wofull tale of the cruell Wolfe and the innocent Lambe.
¶ The tale of the wofull ende of the Paddocke and the Mouse: shewing the mischiefe of desemblers.