The follow-up to the number 1 bestseller, I Wrote This For You: simply The Words offers two times the variety of entries with over four hundred works from the across the world acclaimed poetry and images venture; together with numerous new and not earlier than noticeable poems. whereas focussing at the phrases from the undertaking, new images launches every one part which painting everyone's trip in the course of the international: Love discovered, Being In Love, Love misplaced, desire, melancholy, residing and loss of life.
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The rectos of ff. 1 and 2 were given an additional single horizontal rule at the foot and a double one at the head, but only the second of these pages was called into use for the table of contents. At the time scribe A compiled the bulk of this table, at a single sitting, the collection was for the most part complete and he must have known that a single page would suffice. Only the unnumbered ballad (no. 10B), 'Another of R H & the Pinder', is not given a separate entry. The titles of the last two ballads Page xxv Plate 2.
Not only the order of the garland texts is changed: only four of the Forresters texts are clearly taken from a garland (the last four come from the 1670 version): of the other twelve ballads which correspond with the garland contents, only numbers 13, Robin Hood and the Begger and 15, Robin Hood and Will Scathlock have any textual links, and those uncertainly, with the garlands. They and the other ten Forresters ballads that appear in the two early garlands often closely resemble the separately sold printed sheets known as broadsides: these textual connections are discussed in the Introduction to each ballad.
Acknowledgement is made to the Bodleian Library for permission to reproduce the cover illustration and to the British Library for permission to print the text of the ballads from the manuscript in their possession, and to reproduce Plates 1 and 2. STEPHEN KNIGHT UNIVERSITY OF WALES, CARDIFF Page xi General Introduction Contents The Forresters manuscript contains twenty-two ballads that are numbered on the manuscript's table of contents from 1 to 21 (see Plate 1): there are two versions of Robin Hood and the Pinder of Wakefield, here numbered 10A and 10B.
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