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  • The 14th-century Medieval poet William Langland presents an intriguing argument for universal salvation in Piers Plowman, Passus 18.399:

    Langland's Universal Salvation

  • “Le Passus,” one critic wrote, “is the cry of a stricken spirit.”

    Musical Memories

  • "Piers Plowman" (Passus III, ii, 318-319) looks forward to a golden day when

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • This opening satire constitutes the whole of the Eighth _Passus_ of

    English Satires

  • "_Le Passus_," one critic wrote, "is the cry of a stricken spirit."

    Musical Memories

  • Cp. Chaucer's Monk and the character of Accidia in 'Piers the Plowman,' Passus V. line 453. ave, an address to the Virgin Mary, beginning 'Ave Maria'; creed, a profession of faith, beginning with Credo.


  • My words are like Passus 'picture in [5758] Lucian, of whom, when a good fellow had bespoke a horse to be painted with his heels upwards, tumbling on his back, he made him passant: now when the fellow came for his piece, he was very angry, and said, it was quite opposite to his mind; but Passus instantly turned the picture upside down, showed him the horse at that site which he requested, and so gave him satisfaction.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • He is the author of The Penn Commentary on Piers Plowman, Volume One: C Prologue-Passus 4; B Prologue-Passus 4; A Prologue-Passus 4 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006), Medieval Literature and Culture (London: Continuum Press, 2007), and numerous articles on Middle-English literature.

    Upcoming Lecture: Andrew Galloway

  • 167 “Truth taught me once to love them each one”: William Langland, Piers Plowman, B-text, Passus 6, line 208. 167 the trap of “cybernetic totalism”: Lanier, You Are Not a Gadget, p.

    World Wide Mind

  • Hie pro inconcussa in Regent Fide proscriptionem et exilium Passus a per - duellibus, Tandem Ccelestem Invenit Patriam,

    Peerage of England, genealogical, biographical, and historical


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