The Nun's Priest's Tale

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Macmillan and Company, limited, 1915 - 67 pages
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Page 24 - Lo, swich it is for to be recchelees, And necligent, and truste on flaterye. But ye that holden this tale a folye, As of a fox, or of a cok and hen, Taketh the moralitee, good men.
Page 17 - That took his conseil of his wyf with sorwe, To walken in the yerd upon that morwe That he hadde met that dreem that I yow tolde.
Page 4 - Of the equynoxial in thilke toun; For whan degrees fiftene weren ascended, Thanne crew he that it myghte nat been amended. His coomb was redder than the fyn coral...
Page 8 - And if it do, I dar wel leye a grote That ye shul have a fevere terciane, Or an agu that may be youre bane.
Page xxv - Aries, the Ram; Taurus, the Bull; Gemini, the Twins; Cancer, the Crab; Leo, the Lion; Virgo, the Virgin; Libra, the Balance; Scorpio, the Scorpion; Sagittarius, the Archer; Capricornus, the Goat; Aquarius, the Water-bearer; and Pisces, the Fishes.
Page 6 - And kepe my body out of foul prisoun! Me mette how that I romed up and doun Withinne our...
Page 18 - Wommennes conseils been ful ofte colde; Wommannes conseil broghte us first to wo And made Adam fro Paradys to go, Ther as he was ful myrie and wel at ese...
Page 8 - Wher as ther was swich congregacioun Of peple, and eek so streit of herbergage, That they ne founde as muche as o cotage...
Page 16 - The same nyght thurghout the hegges brast Into the yerd ther Chauntecleer the faire Was wont, and eek his wyves, to repaire; And in a bed of wortes...
Page 6 - Ne hym that is agast of every tool, Ne noon avauntour, by that God above! How dorste ye seyn, for shame, unto youre love That any thyng myghte make yow aferd?

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