The Canterbury Tales: From the Text and with the Notes and Glossary of Thomas Tyrwhitt

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D. Appleton & Company, 1856
 

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I
1
II
28
III
87
IV
108
V
110
VI
121
VII
124
VIII
157
XV
278
XVI
296
XVII
321
XVIII
329
XIX
347
XX
367
XXI
414
XXII
437

IX
189
X
200
XI
216
XII
248
XIV
249
XXIII
456
XXIV
471
XXVI
495
XXVII
505

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Seite 80 - Fredom, and all that longeth to that art, So Jupiter have of my soule part, As in this world right now ne know I non, So worthy to be loved as Palamon, That serveth you, and wol don all his lif.
Seite 22 - For to ben wise in bying of vitaille. For whether that he paide, or toke by taille, Algate he waited so in his achate, That he was ay before in good estate.
Seite 13 - A CLERK ther was of Oxenford also That un-to logik hadde longe y-go. As lene was his hors as is a rake, And he nas nat right fat, I undertake, But loked holwe, and ther-to soberly.
Seite 178 - But atte laste, with muchel care and wo, We fille acorded by us selven two. He yaf me al the bridel in myn hond, To han the governance of hous and lond, And of his tonge, and of his hond also, And made hym brenne his book anon right tho. And whan that I hadde geten unto me By maistrie, al the soveraynetee, And that he seyde, "myn owene trewe wyf, Do as thee lust the terme of al thy lyf, Keepe thyn honour, and keep eek myn estaat," After that day we hadden never debaat.
Seite 6 - Ful worthy was he in his lordes werre, And therto hadde he riden, no man ferre, As wel in cristendom as in hethenesse, And evere honoured for his worthynesse. At Alisaundre he was whan it was wonne. Ful ofte tyme he hadde the bord bigonne Aboven alle nacions in Pruce; In Lettow hadde he reysed and in Ruce, No Cristen man so ofte of his degree.
Seite 20 - A better preest I trowe that nowher non is. He waited after no pompe ne reverence, Ne maked him no spiced conscience, But Cristes lore, and his apostles twelve, He taught, but first he folwed it himselve.
Seite 443 - fy on yow, hertelees! Allas!" quod she, "for by that God above, Now han ye lost myn herte and al my love.
Seite 40 - We faren as he that dronke is as a mous; A dronke man wot wel he hath an hous, But he noot which the righte wey is thider; And to a dronke man the wey is slider. And certes, in this world so faren we; We seken faste after felicitee, But we goon wrong ful often, trewely.
Seite 17 - Ther was non swiche, from Hull unto Cartage. Hardy he was, and wise, I undertake : With many a tempest hadde his berd be shake. He knew wel alle the havens, as they were, Fro Gotland to the Cape de Finistere, And every creke in Bretagne and in Spaine. His barge ycleped was the Magdelaine.
Seite 26 - Thogh that I pleynly speke in this mateere, To telle yow hir wordes and hir cheere, Ne thogh I speke hir wordes proprely. For this ye knowen al so wel as I...

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