Index:Gesta Romanorum - Swan - Hooper.djvu

Gesta Romanorum - Swan - Hooper.djvu

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  1. TalePage
  2. I.
    A king's daughter, guarded by five soldiers, elopes with a duke. She is subsequently received back by her father
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    1
  3. II.
    Of duty towards parents
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    5
  4. III.
    How that the law punishes not twice for the same offence
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    6
  5. IV.
    Of the conflicting claims of mercy and justice
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    7
  6. V.
    How a youth, taken by pirates, was left in prison by his father, but released by his captor's daughter
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    8
  7. VI.
    How that inconsiderate oaths do not continue of force for ever
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    11
  8. VII.
    How a Roman nobleman had two sons, of whom one mariied a harlot, and was at first rejected but afterwards received by his father
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    13
  9. VIII.
    Story of a statue with a golden ring, beard, and cloak
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    15
  10. IX.
    How the son of a certain emperor wished to slay him, but was dissuaded from his purpose
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    18
  11. X.
    Of the rings of Memory and Oblivion
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    20
  12. XI.
    Story of the queen's daughter who was nourished on poison
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    21
  13. XII.
    Of a wonderful rivulet that flowed through the jaws of a putrid dog
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    22
  14. XIII.
    A queen commits incest, but being penitent is saved
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    26
  15. XIV.
    Story of a son who left his mother and rescued his father
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    29
  16. XV.
    The life of St. Alexius
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    32
  17. XVI.
    An emperor discovers a sarcophagus with certain words engraved on it
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    39
  18. XVII.
    Story of Guido, who rendered six kinds of service to a certain emperor
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    41
  19. XVIII.
    How a certain Julian unwittingly killed his parents
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    46
  20. XIX.
    Of the quarrel between Pompey and Cæsar, and of the passage of the Rubicon
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    48
  21. XX.
    How the Emperor Conrad unconsciously caused the fulfilment of a prophecy which had filled him with anger
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    50
  22. XXI.
    How a king of Lacedæmon sent secret intelligence to his countrymen
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    53
  23. XXII.
    How the Egyptians honoured Isis and Serapis
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    54
  24. XXIII.
    Of the burning on the funeral pile of an emperor's body
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    55
  25. XXIV.
    Of a magician who enticed his enemies into an enchanted garden and destroyed them
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    55
  26. XXV.
    A lady, whose dominions have been laid waste by a certain king, is defended by a pilgrim, who is slain during the battle
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    57
  27. XXVI.
    Of a queen's illegitimate son, who was clothed in garments half poor, half costly
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    58
  28. XXVII.
    How an emperor left his daughter in charge of a seneschal, who disobeyed the orders given him, and was put to a miserable death
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    58
  29. XXVIII.
    How, through the cunning of an old woman, a youth obtained the love of a noble married lady
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    60
  30. XXIX.
    How the skin of a certain unjust judge was nailed on the judgment seat
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    62
  31. XXX.
    How a certain king treated his generals when victorious
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    63
  32. XXXI.
    The remarks of certain philosophers on the death of Alexander the Great
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    64
  33. XXXII.
    Remark of Seneca on poisoned corpses
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    65
  34. XXXIII.
    Of a tree on which three successive wives of one man hanged themselves
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    66
  35. XXXIV.
    Aristotle's advice to Alexander
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    67
  36. XXXV.
    How Roman noblemen became reconciled after being at variance
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    68
  37. XXXVI.
    Discourse of a philosopher before a certain king
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    69
  38. XXXVII.
    Of the wisdom displayed by an eagle when attacked by the serpent Perna
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    72
  39. XXXVIII.
    A dove brings news to a beleaguered city
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    73
  40. XXXIX.
    How discord between two brothers was brought to an end
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    74
  41. XL.
    How a learned clerk discovered the infidelity of the wife of a certain knight
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    75
  42. XLI.
    Of the self-sacrifice of an Athenian king
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    76
  43. XLII.
    A prophecy concerning the fall of Rome
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    76
  44. XLIII.
    Of a chasm in the midst of Rome, and how it was closed
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    77
  45. XLIV.
    Of an artificer who made glass as flexible as copper, and of the wickedness of the Emperor Tiberius
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    78
  46. XLV.
    Of the four reputed sons of a deceased king, and how it was decided which of them was really his
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    80
  47. XLVI.
    How a certain man gathered more leaves than he could carry
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    81
  48. XLVII.
    Of a Danish king who saw the three kings of Cologne in a vision
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    82
  49. XLVIII.
    The story of Phalaris of Agrigentum and Perillus
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    84
  50. XLIX.
    Of the treachery of the Duchess Rosimila and its reward
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    85
  51. L.
    Of the Emperor Zelongus, who sacrificed his right eye for his son's sake
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    86
  52. LI.
    Tiberius Cæsar's reason for allowing corrupt governors to retain their offices
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    87
  53. LII.
    Noble conduct of Quintus Fabius Maximus
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    88
  54. LIII.
    Of an old woman who prayed for the long life of Dionysius of Syracuse
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    88
  55. LIV.
    How the Emperor Frederic the Second constructed a gate in Capua
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    90
  56. LV.
    Allegory concerning Justice, Truth, Mercy, and Peace
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    90
  57. LVI.
    How a prince caused a certain merchant to cease from envying him
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    93
  58. LVII.
    Of the speaking statue in Rome, and of the wisdom of Focus the carpenter
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    96
  59. LVIII.
    How a malefactor, who stated three indisputable truths, was dismissed unpunished
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    99
  60. LIX.
    The story of the Emperor Jovinian
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    100
  61. LX.
    Of a king's daughter who was wonderfully swift of foot
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    106
  62. LXI.
    How the Emperor Claudius gave his daughter in marriage to a philosopher
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    108
  63. LXII.
    Of the portrait of the beautiful Florentina
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    110
  64. LXIII.
    How a certain valiant knight won the daughter of an emperor
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    112
  65. LXIV.
    How a certain king took a wise and beautiful virgin to wife
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    114
  66. LXV.
    Of a king who, on a certain occasion, was obliged to let his horse go without food
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    115
  67. LXVI.
    How a knight recovered her dominions for a certain lady, and was slain before he could be married to her
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    116
  68. LXVII.
    Of two knights, one wise and one foolish, and of their miserable end
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    118
  69. LXVIII.
    How the wife of a knight was rebuked by the crowing of two cocks, but not of the third
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    121
  70. LXIX.
    Of the wonderful whiteness of the shirt of a certain carpenter
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    122
  71. LXX.
    Of a king's daughter who would be married only on the fulfilment of three conditions
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    124
  72. LXXI.
    How a lame and a blind man arrived safely to enjoy a feast given by a certain king
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    126
  73. LXXII.
    Of a king who handed over his crown to his son, who, proving ungrateful, was afterwards deposed
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    127
  74. XLXIII.
    How a certain fellow, desiring to cheat others, lost his eyes without getting any advantage
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    129
  75. LXXIV.
    How a certain king bequeathed a golden apple to the greatest fool that could be found
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    130
  76. LXXV.
    Of the three daughters of a king who, being widows, would not marry again
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    132
  77. LXXVI.
    Of the wonderful skill and friendship of two physicians
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    133
  78. LXXVII.
    Of the two daughters of a king
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    135
  79. LXXVIII.
    Why a certain king's daughter would not marry a second time
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    136
  80. LXXIX.
    Of the delight of a certain king in little dogs, and of the folly of an ass
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    137
  81. LXXX.
    Story of the hermit who travelled in company with an angel
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    138
  82. LXXXI.
    Of the birth, life, and death of Pope Gregory
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    141
  83. LXXXII.
    Of the stork, the avenger of adultery
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    154
  84. LXXXIII.
    Of a wild boar that injured a fair garden, and was at length slain
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    155
  85. LXXXIV.
    How a certain lady gave a knight a falcon, and afterwards slew it
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    156
  86. LXXXV.
    Of the Emperor Tiberius, the harper, and the whistler
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    158
  87. LXXXVI.
    How a certain adulteress was released from prison with her son
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    159
  88. LXXXVII.
    How a certain knight, having saved an emperor's life, was recompensed by him
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    160
  89. LXXXVIII.
    How a prince overcame his enemies by cunning
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    161
  90. LXXXIX.
    Of a knight who bequeathed a ring to each of his three sons
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    161
  91. XC.
    How a certain inheritance was divided between two brothers
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    163
  92. XCI.
    Story of the three slothful men
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    163
  93. XCII.
    How, of two serpents found near a king's castle, the male was killed and not the female
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    165
  94. XCIII.
    How the two sons of a certain lord went abroad to study, and what befel when they returned
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    165
  95. XCIV.
    How a king's daughter became a leper, but subsequently recovered
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    166
  96. XCV.
    How Constantine assisted the Romans
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    168
  97. XCVI.
    How King Alexander forgave all criminals who confessed their crime before a candle burnt out
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    168
  98. XCVII.
    How the Romans made a statue of Julius Cæsar
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    169
  99. XCVIII.
    A custom of the Romans when besieging a town
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    170
  100. XCIX.
    How a knight assisted a serpent against a toad, and was in turn assisted by it
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    170
  101. C.
    How a woman escaped the penalty of adultery
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    171
  102. CI.
    Story of Ganter, who sought a kingdom
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    172
  103. CII.
    How a necromancer would by magic have done to death a certain noble knight, but was himself slain through the skill of a learned man
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    174
  104. CIII.
    How the Emperor Domitian bought three wise maxims from a merchant, and found great profit therein
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    177
  105. CIV.
    How a knight rendered a service to a lion and was himself benefited in return
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    180
  106. CV.
    Story of the bell of Justice
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    182
  107. CVI.
    Story of three travellers who had one loaf between them
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    184
  108. CVII.
    How a certain subtle clerk of Rome discovered a subterranean palace, and through rashness perished therein
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    185
  109. CVIII.
    How two thieves made good their promises to one another
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    187
  110. CIX.
    How a certain avaricious carpenter lost his treasure
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    189
  111. CX.
    Story of the knight Placidus
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    191
  112. CXI.
    How Argus watched the white cow of a certain nobleman, and was deluded by Mercury
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    199
  113. CXII.
    How the son of the Emperor Gorgonius was at enmity with his stepmother
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    201
  114. CXIII.
    How the Emperor Adonias delighted in tournaments
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    203
  115. CXIV.
    How a certain man fell into a pit, wherein dwelt a dragon, yet nevertheless escaped
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    204
  116. CXV.
    Of a wonderful elephant, and how it was slain
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    205
  117. CXVI.
    How a queen was obliged to treat her stepson with the same care that she bestowed on her own
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    207
  118. CXVII.
    How a knight rescued a young girl from a certain fellow, and of her subsequent ingratitude to her preserver
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    208
  119. CXVIII.
    How a certain knight recovered a sum of money from one that would have defrauded him of it
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    210
  120. CXIX.
    Of the ingratitude of a certain seneschal towards a poor man who had saved his life
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    212
  121. CXX.
    How a youth had three valuable talismans, and having lost them all through the wiles of a woman, at length recovered them
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    216
  122. CXXI.
    How a young knight slew an old one and married his wife
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    220
  123. CXXII.
    How a certain lady enabled her lover to escape before her husband's face
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    222
  124. CXXIII.
    Of another lady who cleverly deceived her husband
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    223
  125. CXXIV.
    How a certain knight obtained pardon for his offences
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    223
  126. CXXV.
    Story of the sixty black crows
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    226
  127. CXXVI.
    Story of the prudence of the young Papirius, and the inability of women to keep secrets
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    227
  128. CXXVII.
    How a hermit, who saw an apparently innocent man punished, and murmured against the justice of Providence, was rebuked
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    228
  129. CXXVIII.
    Of the fraud committed by a certain Knight, and its discovery and punishment
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    230
  130. CXXIX.
    How a king's son discovered which of his friends loved him most
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    232
  131. CXXX.
    How a certain king had three knights, of whom one succeeded in an enterprise in which the others had failed
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    234
  132. CXXXI.
    Of a king who gave to all whatsoever they would
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    235
  133. CXXXII.
    How three physicians got rid of a fourth, their rival
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    236
  134. CXXXIII.
    Of the two greyhounds belonging to a king
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    237
  135. CXXXIV.
    How a certain knight, who saved a city in its utmost need, was ungratefully put to death by its inhabitants
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    238
  136. CXXXV.
    Story of Lucretia
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    239
  137. CXXXVI.
    How the credulity of a certain thief led to his ruin
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    241
  138. CXXXVII.
    Story of a Roman emperor who, being banished, made war on his country, but was induced to desist
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    242
  139. CXXXVIII.
    How a son made war against the king, his father, but repented
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    243
  140. CXXXIX.
    How a basilisk, which slew the soldiers of Alexander the Great, was killed
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    244
  141. CXL.
    How the Emperor Heraclius administered justice
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    245
  142. CXLI.
    How a serpent benefited a certain knight, and of the latter's ingratitude
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    246
  143. CXLII.
    Of a certain king who had a forest filled with all kinds of game, and how a traitor tried to destroy them with nets and dogs
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    248
  144. CXLIII.
    How a king made known unto his brother why he was sad at a feast
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    249
  145. CXLIV.
    How four philosophers explained the evil state of a certain kingdom
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    251
  146. CXLV.
    How Socrates discovered why a certain road could not be passed by any living thing
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    252
  147. CXLVI.
    The answer of Diomedes the pirate to Alexander
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    253
  148. CXLVII.
    How a certain king slew his enemies
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    254
  149. XLVIII.
    How Amon was saved from death by a dolphin
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    254
  150. CXLIX.
    Why the murderer of Philip committed the crime
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    255
  151. CL.
    How, in a certain land, water was drawn by means of musical instruments
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    256
  152. CLI.
    Of two knights, one avaricious, and the other envious
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    256
  153. CLII.
    How Cleonitus cheered his besieged subjects
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    258
  154. CLIII.
    Story of Apollonius, prince of Tyre
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    259
  155. CLIV.
    How the city of Edessa was safe from all enemies
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    299
  156. CLV.
    Story of the phantom knight of Wandlesbury
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    300
  157. CLVI.
    How Ulixes discovered Achilles when hiding from the Greeks
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    302
  158. CLVII.
    Of the shrewdness of a certain porter
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    303
  159. CLVIII.
    How the body of a giant was found in a tomb at Rome
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    304
  160. CLIX.
    How Noah discovered how to make wine
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    305
  161. CLX.
    How an evil spirit appeared in the form of a noble lady
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    306
  162. CLXI.
    How, in a certain part of England, thirsty hunters were given refreshment by a benevolent goblin
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    307
  163. CLXII.
    Of a certain mountain on which was a palace of demons
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    308
  164. CLXIII.
    How a scholar obtained a copy of verses from the devil
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    311
  165. CLXIV.
    How St. Peter saw five men whom he deemed mad
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    313
  166. CLXV.
    Of three men that were fools
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    314
  167. CLXVI.
    Of the game of chess
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    315
  168. CLXVII.
    How an archer was deceived by a nightingale
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    318
  169. CLXVIII.
    Parable concerning a sinner
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    319
  170. CLXIX.
    How a certain lawgiver induced the people to abide by his laws
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    320
  171. CLXX.
    How a gambler played at dice with St. Bernard
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    321
  172. CLXXI.
    Story of the friendship of the knight of Egypt and the knight of Baldac
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    322
  173. CLXXII.
    Story of the knight Guy of Warwick
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    325
  174. CLXXIII.
    Allegory of the fair
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    333
  175. CLXXIV.
    Of the ingratitude of a serpent towards one who had benefited it
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    336
  176. CLXXV.
    Of the wonderful things to be found in the world
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    337
  177. CLXXVI.
    Of two wonderful things
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    340
  178. CLXXVII.
    Story, of Queen Hester, and of Aman and Mardocheus
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    342
  179. CLXXVIII.
    How a certain painter instructed a king
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    343
  180. CLXXIX.
    Of the evils arising from gluttony and drunkenness
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    345
  181. CLXXX.
    How the knight Onulphus saved the life of his master, King Portaticus
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    347
  182. CLXXXI.
    How a lion was avenged on his faithless spouse
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    349