The Prologue, the Knightes Tale, the Nonne Prestes Tale from the Canterbury Tales

Clarendon Press, 1880 - 221 Seiten

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Seite 18 - 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 99 - This Chauntecleer gan gronen in his throte, As man that in his dreem is drecched sore. And whan that Pertelote thus herde him rore, She was agast, and seyde, 'O herte dere, What eyleth yow, to grone in this manere ? 70 Ye been- a verray sleper, fy for shame!
Seite 93 - The firste moevere of the cause above Whan he first made the faire cheyne of love, Greet was theffect, and heigh was his entente; Wel wiste he, why, and what therof 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.
Seite 4 - Syngynge he was, or floytynge, al the day; He was as fressh as is the monthe of May.
Seite 8 - For if he yaf, he dorste make avaunt, He wiste that a man was repentaunt. For many a man so hard is of his herte, He may nat wepe al-thogh him sore smerte. 230 Therfore, in stede of weping and preyeres, Men moot yeve silver to the povre freres.
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 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 114 - Out! harrow! and weylaway! 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 169 - The man indeed ought not to cover his head, because he is the image and glory of God ; but the woman is the glory of the man.
Seite 3 - With lokkes crulle, as they were leyd in presse. Of twenty yeer of age he was, I gesse. Of his stature he was of evene lengthe, And wonderly deliver, and greet of strengthe.

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