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Proverbs of Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer
Proverbe of Chaucer What shul these clothes thus manyfold, Lo this hote somers day? After grete hete cometh cold; No man caste his pilche away. O...Rate it:

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Proverbs
Geoffrey Chaucer
Proverbe of Chaucer What shul these clothes thus manyfold, Lo this hote somers day? After grete hete cometh cold; No man caste his pilche away. O...Rate it:

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Book Of Proverbs
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
CALL on the present day and night for nought, Save what by yesterday was brought. ----- THE sea is flowing ever, The land retains it never. ----- B...Rate it:

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Proverbs
William Baylebridge
One continent, one creed, one skin - Our health and savour lie therein. From wars and heavy things this grace is won - They urge our pulse to uniso...Rate it:

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Proverbs
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'TIS easier far a wreath to bind, Than a good owner fort to find. ----- I KILL'D a thousand flies overnight, Yet was waken'd by one, as soon as twa...Rate it:

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Proverbs of Hell (Excerpt from The Marriage of Heaven and H
William Blake
In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy. Drive your cart and your plow over the bones of the dead. The road of excess leads t...Rate it:

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The Ballad Of The Proverbs
François Villon
So rough the goat will scratch, it cannot sleep. So often goes the pot to the well that it breaks. So long you heat iron, it will glow; so heavily ...Rate it:

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The Proverbs Of Confucius
Friedrich Schiller
Threefold is the march of time While the future slow advances, Like a dart the present glances, Silent stands the past sublime. No impatience e'...Rate it:

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Ballade adresse a Geoffrey Chaucer
Eustache Deschamps
O Socratès plains de philosophie, Seneque en meurs, Auglius en pratique, Ovides grans en ta poëtrie, Briés en parler, saiges en rethorique . . . Gr...Rate it:

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The Canterbury Tales; CHAUCER'S TALE OF SIR THOPAS
Geoffrey Chaucer
Part 10 PROLOGUE TO CHAUCER'S TALE OF SIR THOPAS Bihoold the murye wordes of the Hoost to Chaucer. Whan seyd was al this miracle, every man As s...Rate it:

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Erle Robert's Mice. In Chaucer's Style
Matthew Prior
Tway Mice, full Blythe and Amicable, Batten beside Erle Robert's Table. Lies there ne Trap their Necks to catch, Ne old black Cat their Steps to wa...Rate it:

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Inscriptions: II: For A Statue Of Chaucer At Woodstock
Mark Akenside
Such was old Chaucer. such the placid mien Of him who first with harmony inform'd The language of our fathers. Here he dwelt For many a cheerful da...Rate it:

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The Complaint of Chaucer to his Purse
Geoffrey Chaucer
To yow, my purse, and to noon other wight Complayne I, for ye be my lady dere! I am so sory, now that ye been lyght; For certes, but ye make me ...Rate it:

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A Paraphrase, By Chaucer
Eugene Field
Syn that you, Chloe, to your moder sticken, Maketh all ye yonge bacheloures full sicken; Like as a lyttel deere you ben y-hiding Whenas come lovers...Rate it:

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Chaucer
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
An old man in a lodge within a park; The chamber walls depicted all around With portraitures of huntsman, hawk, and hound, And the h...Rate it:

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Chaucer's Prophecy
Geoffrey Chaucer
When priestes failen in their saws, And lordes turne Godde's laws Against the right; And lechery is holden as privy solace, And robbery as free pur...Rate it:

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Chaucer's Tale of Meliboeus
Geoffrey Chaucer
'No more of this, for Godde's dignity!' Quoth oure Hoste; 'for thou makest me So weary of thy very lewedness,* *stupidity, ignorance T...Rate it:

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Chaucer's Tale of Sir Thopas
Geoffrey Chaucer
WHEN said was this miracle, every man As sober* was, that wonder was to see, *serious Till that our Host to japen* he began, ...Rate it:

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Chaucer's Words to His Scrivener
Geoffrey Chaucer
Adam Scrivener, if ever it thee befall Boece or Troilus for to write anew, Under thy long locks thou may'st have the scall But after my making thou...Rate it:

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Fair Susan Did Her Wif-Hede Well Menteine - In Chaucer's Style
Matthew Prior
Fair Susan did her wif-hede well menteine, Algates assaulted sore by letchours tweine; Now, and I read aright that auncient song, Olde were the par...Rate it:

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Full Oft Doth Matt. With Topaz Dine - In Chaucer's Style
Matthew Prior
Full oft doth Matt. with Topaz dine, Eateth baked meats, drinketh Greek wine: But Topas his own worke rehearseth, And Matt. mote praise what Topaz ...Rate it:

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Good Counsel of Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer
Flee from the press, and dwell with soothfastness; Suffice thee thy good, though it be small; For hoard hath hate, and climbing tickleness, Press h...Rate it:

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In Imitation of Chaucer
Alexander Pope
Women ben full of Ragerie, Yet swinken not sans secresie. Thilke Moral shall ye understond, From Schoole-boy's Tale of fayre Irelond: Which to the ...Rate it:

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L'Envoy of Chaucer to Bukton
Geoffrey Chaucer
My Master Bukton, when of Christ our King Was asked, What is truth or soothfastness? He not a word answer'd to that asking, As who saith, no man is...Rate it:

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Lament for Chaucer
Thomas Hoccleve
ALLAS! my worthi maister honorable, This landes verray tresor and richesse! Deth by thy deth hath harme irreparable Unto us doon: hir vengeable ...Rate it:

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