A Knight's Tale

Macmillan and Company, limited, 1903 - 162 Seiten

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Seite 83 - Nil ergo optabunt homines ? Si consilium vis, Permittes ipsis expendere numinibus quid Conveniat nobis rebusque sit utile nostris. Nam pro jucundis aptissima quaeque dabunt di. Carior est illis homo quam sibi.
Seite 70 - Greet was th'effect, and heigh was his entente; Wei wiste he why, and what ther-of he mente; For with that faire cheyne of love he bond The fyr, the eyr, the water, and the lond In certeyn boundes, that they may nat flee; That same prince and that moevere...
Seite 108 - Though sparing of his grace, to mischief bent, He seldom does a good with good intent. Wayward, but wise; by long experience taught, To please both parties, for ill ends, he sought: For this advantage age from youth has won, As not to be outridden, though outrun.
Seite 63 - What is this world? what asketh men to have? Now with his love, now in his colde grave, Allone, withouten any compaignye.
Seite 65 - Right as ther dyed nevere man," quod he, "That he ne lyvede in erthe in som degree, Right so ther lyvede never man," he seyde, 2845 "In al this world, that som tyme he ne deyde. This world nys but a thurghfare ful of wo, And we been pilgrymes, passynge to and fro. Deeth is an ende of every worldly soore.
Seite 1 - Of Atthenes he was lord and governour, And in his tyme swich a conquerour, That gretter was ther noon under the sonne.
Seite 2 - But al that thyng I moot, as now forbere. I have, God woot, a large feeld to ere, And wayke been the oxen in my plough.
Seite 7 - I noot which was the fairer of hem two— Er it were day, as was hir wone to do, She was arisen, and al redy dight; For May wol have no slogardye a-night. The sesoun priketh every gentil herte, And maketh him out of his sleep to sterte, And seith, "Arys, and do thyn observaunce.
Seite 71 - That every part dirryveth from his hool, For nature hath nat taken his bigynnyng Of no partie or cantel of a thyng, But of a thyng that parfit is and stable, Descendynge so til it be corrumpable.
Seite 72 - Of man and womman seen we wel also That nedes, in oon of thise termes two, This is to seyn, in youthe or elles age, He moot be deed, the kyng as shal a page; Som in his bed, som in the depe see, Som in the large feeld as men may see; Ther helpeth noght, al goth that ilke weye.

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