In connection with the same incidents there is substituted for the unfading flower, in gesta romanorum, 69, a shirt.
The first-named has been credited with the authorship of "gesta romanorum."
Similar stories in which the nightingale is slain by an angry husband occur in Renard contrefait and in the gesta romanorum.
The collection of tales, each with a moral, known as the gesta romanorum, would make especially attractive reading.
It is, in fact, one of the stories in the gesta romanorum (tale 33), where it is ascribed to Valerius.
Oesterley, No. 682, and in the same editor's notes to the gesta romanorum, cap.
The "gesta romanorum" was first printed in 1473, and after that date often reprinted.
The gesta romanorum also contains a story of a devoted wife, in ch.
We have the same story in a fuller form in the gesta romanorum.
The title is a curious woodcut with the words "gesta romanorum" engraved in an odd-shaped black letter.