from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of primer.
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"I think there's what the law folks call a prymer facy case against him," replied Mallalieu.
The title is printed wholly in red, over the king's arms crowned, gartered, and fupported by a wyvern and a greyhound, the rofc and pomegranate over them, the flower de luce and portcullis beneath, a riband flying over all with Dieu et mon droyt like that ufed by J. Gowghe to a Salifbury prymer, 1536.
"The prymer in Englyffhe and Laten, after the vfe of Sarum, fet 1542. out at lengch, with many goodly prayers, with the epyltles and gofpel throout the hoole yeare."
As he sat in the scole at his prymer ", there can be no doubt that the book was none other than the Primer here described.
"I suppose you never knew it," she said to us, "for I took pains not to let it disturb you, but that child has notes in her voice about two stories higher than any operer prymer donner that I ever heard, an '
"This prymer in Englvlhc/and in Laten is 1 538, - newly tranflated after the Laten tcxte.