The Prologue, the Knightes Tale, the Nonne Prestes Tale: From the Canterbury Tales

Clarendon Press, 1869 - 211 Seiten

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Seite 5 - But sore weep she if oon of hem were deed, Or if men smoot it with a yerde smerte : And al was conscience and tendre herte.
Seite 13 - With us ther was a DOCTOUR OF PHISYK, In al this world ne was ther noon him lyk To speke of phisik and of surgerye; For he was grounded in astronomye.
Seite 16 - Up-on his feet, and in his hand a staf. This noble ensample to his sheep he yaf, That first he wroghte, and afterward he taughte ; Out of the gospel he tho wordes caughte; And this figure he added eek ther-to, That if gold ruste, what shal iren do?
Seite 19 - Ther nas baillif, ne herde, ne other hyne, That he ne knew his sleighte and his covyne ; They were adrad of him, as of the deeth. His woning was ful fair up-on an heeth, With grene trees shadwed was his place. He coude bettre than his lord purchace.
Seite 24 - A Course of Lectures on Pure Geometry. By Henry J. Stephen Smith, MA, FRS, Fellow of Balliol College, and Savilian Professor of Geometry in the University of Oxford.
Seite 86 - What is this world? what asketh men to have? Now with his love, now in his colde grave Allone, with-outen any companye.
Seite 2 - Wei nyne and twenty in a companye, Of sondry folk, by aventure y-falle 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.
Seite 114 - Ha, ha, the fox!" and after him they ran, And eek with staves many another man; Ran Colle our dogge, and Talbot, and Gerland, And...
Seite 28 - WHYLOM, as olde stories tellen us, Ther was a duk that highte Theseus ; Of Athenes he was lord and governour, And in his tyme swich a conquerour, That gretter was ther noon under the sonne. Ful many a riche contree hadde he wonne ; What with his wisdom and his...
Seite 10 - Of studie took he moost cure and moost heede. Noght o word spak he moore than was neede, And that was seyd in forme and reverence, And short and quyk and ful of hy sentence; Sownynge in moral vertu was his speche, And gladly wolde he lerne and gladly teche.

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