The oak of Vincennes, under which the king would sit to mete out justice, cast its shade over the whole political action of Louis IX.
(4) Forsothe that ilk Ioon hadde cloth of the heeris of cameylis, and a girdil of skyn aboute his leendis; sothely his mete weren locustis, and hony of the wode.
Unhappily, despite its warm assurances of American friendship, this document met with a most hostile reception in Italy, where it was interpreted as an attempt to undermine the position of her spokesmen and so mete out to her a different measure from that prescribed by France and Britain.
(4) And this Ioon hadde clothing of camels heeris, and a girdil of skynne aboute his leendis; and his mete was honysoukis and hony of the wode.
(4) & Ihone his klefing of pe hoerys of camels, & a gyrdyl of a skyn about his lendys; & his mete was pe locust & hony of die wode.