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" And held after the newe world the space. He yaf nat of that text a pulled hen, That seith, that hunters been nat holy men... "
Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages ... - Page 10
by Percy Society - 1847
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The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer: A New Text with ..., Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages - 1847
...instead of that of theMS. Harl.,/or4y hem, which appears to give no clear sense. 10 THE CANTERBURY TALES. And helde aftur the newe world the space. 176 He gaf...likned to a fissche that is watirles ; This is to seyu, a monk out of his cloystre. But thilke text hild he not worth an oystre. And I seide his opinioun...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages ...

Percy Society - English literature - 1847
...rules of St. Maure and St. Benet were the oldest forms of monastic discipline in the Romish church. And helde aftur the newe world the space. 176 He gaf...hen, That seith, that hunters been noon holy men; No that a monk, whan he is cloysterles, Is likned to a fissche that is watirles ; This is to seyn,...
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Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - English poetry - 1854
...old and somdel streyt, This ilke monk leet forby hem pace, And helde aftur the newe world the space." He gaf nat of that text a pulled hen, That seith,...he is cloysterles, Is likned to a fissche that is watirles;8 This is to seyn, a monk out of his cloystre. But thilke text hild he not worth an oystre....
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Transactions of the Philological Society, Volume 3

Philological Society (Great Britain) - Electronic journals - 1856
...brimstone Ne oynement that wolde dense and byte, That him might helpen of his whelkes white (8.) Give:— He gaf nat of that text a pulled hen That seith that hunters been noon holy men. — Id. i. 85. Here, 'of is probably = ' for.' And, 'he gaf not of,' to be explained by, ' he would...
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De Vrije Fries, Part 10

Friesland (Netherlands) - 1865
...vs. 88. In hope to stonden in his lady grace. Vs. 179. a monk, when he is cloysterles, Js liJcened to a fissche that is watirles; This is to seyn, a monk out of his cloystre, NI. dat is te zeggen. Vs. 224. He was an esy man to geve penance Ther as he wiste to han a good pitance,...
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume 2

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1866
...somdel streyt, This ilke monk leet forby hem pace, And helde aftur the newe world the space. He yaf nat of that text a pulled hen, That seith, that hunters...cloysterles, Is likned to a fissche that is watirles ; isu This is to seyn, a monk out of his cloystre. But thilke text hild he not worth an oystre. And...
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The Prologue, the Knightes Tale, the Nonne Preestes Tale: From the ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages - 1867 - 201 pages
...streyt, This ilke monk leet [him] forby hem pace, 175 And held aftur the newe world the space. He yaf nat of that text a pulled hen, That seith, that hunters...cloysterles, Is likned to a fissche that is watirles, 180 This is to seyn, a monk out of his cloystre. But thilke text hild he not worth an oystre. And I...
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The Church and the School; Or, Hints on Clerical Life

Henry Walford Bellairs - 1868 - 248 pages
...string : — " A monk ther was, a fair for the maistrie, An out-rydere, that loved[e] venerye; He yaf nat of that text a pulled hen That seith, that hunters been noon holy men ; Therfore he was a pricasourb aright; Greyhoundes he hadde as swit'te as fowel in flight ; Of prikyng...
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The Prologue, the Knightes Tale, the Nonne Prestes Tale: From the Canterbury ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1869 - 211 pages
...streyt, This ilke monk leet olde thinges pace, 175 And held after the newe world the space. He yaf nat of that text a pulled hen, That seith, that hunters been noon holy men; Ne that a monk, whan- he is reccheles , Is likned to a fissch that is waterles; 180 This is to seyn, a monk out of his cloystre....
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The prologue, The knightes tale, The nonne prestes tale, ed. by R. Morris

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1869
...streyt, This ilke monk leet olde thinges pace, 175 And held after the newe world the space. He j'af nat of that text a pulled hen, That seith, that hunters been noon holy men; Ne that a monk, whan he is reccheles Is likned to a fissch that is waterles; 180 This is to seyn, a monk out of his cloystre....
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