The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume 6

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Bell and Daldy, 1866

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Page 294 - For whiche un-to your mercy thus I crye: Beth hevy ageyn, or elles mot I dye!
Page 304 - Upon my trouth I sey yow feithfully, That ye ben of my liffe and deth the quene ; For with my deth the trouth shal be sene. Youre two eyn, &c. II. 1. So hath youre beauty fro your herte chased Pitee, that me n' availeth not to pleyn : For daunger halt your mercy in his cheyne.
Page 3 - Hard is the hert that loveth nought In May, whan al this mirth is wrought ; Whan he may on these braunches here...
Page 35 - The stoon so clere was and so bright, That also soone as it was nyght, Men myght[e] seen to go for nede A myle or two in lengthe and brede.
Page 37 - For she right there hadde in present Unto a lady maad present Of a gold broche, ful wel «/-wrought. And certys it myssatte hir nought; For thorough hir smokke wrought with silk, The flesh was seen as white as mylk.
Page 266 - So as my troubled wit may hit atteyne, I wol reherse; not for to have redresse, But to declare my ground of hevynesse.
Page 4 - Joly and gay, ful of gladnesse, Toward a ryver gan I me dresse, That I herd renne faste by ; For fairer playing non saugh I Than playen me by that ryvere, For from an hille that stood ther nere, Cam doun the...
Page 305 - Sin I fro Love escaped am so fat, 1 never thenk to ben in his prison lene. Love hath my name y-strike out of his sclat, And he is strike out of my bokes clene For ever-mo; ther is non other mene.
Page 17 - Til atte last bithought I me, That by no weye ne myght it be, That ther nas laddre or wey to passe, Or hole, into so faire a place. Tho gan I go a...
Page 169 - Frendshipp is more than is catelle. For freend in court ay better is Than peny in purs, certis...

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