English of the XIVth Century: Illustrated by Notes, Grammatical and Philological, on Chaucer's Prologue and Knight's Tale : Designed to Serve as an Introduction to the Study of English Literature

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Ginn, Heath & Company, 1872 - 313 Seiten
 

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Seite 97 - His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it : and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.
Seite 107 - ... the merchandise of gold and silver, and precious stones and of pearls, and fine linen and purple, and silk and scarlet, and all thyine wood and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble...
Seite 14 - And yet he was but esy of dispence; He kepte that he wan in pestilence. For gold in phisik is a cordial, Therfore he lovede gold in special.
Seite 154 - But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth : and the wolf catcheth them and scattereth the sheep.
Seite 16 - He sette nat his benefice to hyre, And leet his sheep encombred in the myre, And ran to London, un-to seynt Poules, To seken him a chaunterie for soules...
Seite 24 - That ech of yow, to shorte with oure weye, In this viage, shal telle tales tweye, To Caunterburyward, I mene it so, And homward he shal tellen othere two, Of aventures that whilom han bifalle. 795 And which of yow that bereth hym best of alle, That is to seyn, that telleth in this caas Tales of best sentence and moost solaas, Shal have a soper at oure aller cost Heere in this place, sittynge by this post, 800 Whan that we come agayn fro Caunterbury.
Seite 17 - Ther nas no dore that he nolde heve of harre, 550 Or breke it, at a renning, with his heed. His berd as any sowe or fox was reed, And ther-to brood, as though it were a spade. Up-on the cop...
Seite 114 - So that heymen of thys lond, that of her blod come, Holdeth alle thulke speche that hii of hem nome; Vor bote a man couthe French me tolth of hym wel lute : Ac lowe men holdeth to Englyss and to her kunde speche yute.
Seite 103 - Shepherd, I take thy word, And trust thy honest-offered courtesy, Which oft is sooner found in lowly sheds, With smoky rafters, than in tapestry halls And courts of princes, where it first was named, And yet is most pretended.
Seite 2 - In felawshipe, and pilgrims were they alle, That toward Caunterbury wolden ryde ; The chambres and the stables weren wyde, And wel we weren esed atte beste.

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