Comparison of Geoffrey Chaucer Clerk's Tale to Geoffrey Chaucer

Comparison of Geoffrey Chaucer Clerk's Tale to Geoffrey Chaucer

Summary

Geoffrey Chaucer Clerk's Tale has 1156 lines, and 6% of them have strong matches at magnitude 15+ in Geoffrey Chaucer. 70% of the lines have weak matches at magnitude 10 to 14. 24% of the lines have no match. On average, each line has 0.11 strong matches and 3.55 weak matches.

Clerk's Tale

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Geoffrey Chaucer

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Clerk's Tale: 9

As were his worthy eldres him bifore;
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Clerk's Tale: 100

Unlyk her worthy eldres hem bifore;
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Clerk's Tale: 10

And obeisant and redy to his honde
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Man of Law's Tale: 141

How that the sowdan and his baronage [continues next]
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Man of Law's Tale: 142

And alle his liges shulde y-cristned be, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 11

Were alle his liges, bothe lasse and more.
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Knight's Tale: 897

And sawe hir blody woundes wyde and sore;
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Knight's Tale: 898

And alle cryden, bothe lasse and more,
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Man of Law's Tale: 141

[continues previous] How that the sowdan and his baronage
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Man of Law's Tale: 142

[continues previous] And alle his liges shulde y-cristned be,
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Man of Law's Tale: 143

[continues previous] And he shal han Custance in mariage,
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Pardoner's Tale: 611

That may assoille yow, bothe more and lasse,
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Clerk's Tale: 14

Bothe of his lordes and of his commune.
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Monk's Tale: 30

To speke of strengthe, and therwith hardinesse; [continues next]
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Monk's Tale: 31

But to his wyves tolde he his secree, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 15

Therwith he was, to speke as of linage,
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Knight's Tale: 970

And he hem graunteth grace, and thus he seyde:
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Knight's Tale: 971

'To speke of royal linage and richesse,
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Monk's Tale: 29

[continues previous] Was never swich another as was he,
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Monk's Tale: 30

[continues previous] To speke of strengthe, and therwith hardinesse;
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Monk's Tale: 31

[continues previous] But to his wyves tolde he his secree,
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Clerk's Tale: 17

A fair persone, and strong, and yong of age,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 455

And I was yong and ful of ragerye, [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 456

Stiborn and strong, and Ioly as a pye. [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 3737

How he is swote and debonair, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 3738

Of age yong, lusty, and fair. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 18

And ful of honour and of curteisye;
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 46

Trouthe and honour, fredom and curteisye.
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 47

Ful worthy was he in his lordes werre,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 455

[continues previous] And I was yong and ful of ragerye,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 456

[continues previous] Stiborn and strong, and Ioly as a pye.
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Romaunt of the Rose: 3737

[continues previous] How he is swote and debonair,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 3738

[continues previous] Of age yong, lusty, and fair.
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Clerk's Tale: 24

But on his lust present was al his thoght,
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Man of Law's Tale: 90

That al his lust and al his bisy cure [continues next]
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Man of Law's Tale: 91

Was for to love hir whyl his lyf may dure. [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 1115

But on his wyf his thoght was evermo;
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Legend of Lucretia: 77

His blinde lust was al his covetinge.
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Clerk's Tale: 25

As for to hauke and hunte on every syde;
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Man of Law's Tale: 91

[continues previous] Was for to love hir whyl his lyf may dure.
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Merchant's Tale: 351

He atte laste apoynted him on oon, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 26

Wel ny alle othere cures leet he slyde,
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Merchant's Tale: 352

[continues previous] And leet alle othere from his herte goon, [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 85

For which ful faste his countour-dore he shette; [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 86

And eek he nolde that no man sholde him lette [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 12

... child unborn of his moder, that shal sterve yong by-cause of that ilke werre, or elles live in sorwe and dye in wrecchednesse. And ther-fore, er that any werre biginne, men moste have greet conseil and greet deliberacioun.' And whan this olde man wende to enforcen his tale by resons, wel ny alle at-ones bigonne they to ryse for to breken his tale, and beden him ful ofte his wordes for to abregge. For soothly, he that precheth to hem that listen nat heren his wordes, his sermon hem anoyeth. For Iesus Syrak seith: that "musik in wepinge is anoyous thing;" this is ...
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Clerk's Tale: 27

And eek he nolde, and that was worst of alle,
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Merchant's Tale: 352

[continues previous] And leet alle othere from his herte goon,
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Merchant's Tale: 353

[continues previous] And chees hir of his owene auctoritee;
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Shipman's Tale: 85

[continues previous] For which ful faste his countour-dore he shette;
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Shipman's Tale: 86

[continues previous] And eek he nolde that no man sholde him lette
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1883

To serve his love with herte and alle, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 28

Wedde no wyf, for noght that may bifalle.
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 168

Yet hadde I lever wedde no wyf to-yere!'
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Clerk's Tale: 126

Lest that this markis no wyf wolde wedde.
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1884

[continues previous] For any peril that may bifalle.
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Clerk's Tale: 29

Only that point his peple bar so sore,
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Legend of Philomela: 33

Til on a day she gan so sore longe [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 30

That flokmele on a day they to him wente,
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Legend of Philomela: 33

[continues previous] Til on a day she gan so sore longe
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Legend of Philomela: 34

[continues previous] To seen her suster, that she saw nat longe,
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Clerk's Tale: 31

And oon of hem, that wysest was of lore,
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Man of Law's Tale: 453

That oon of hem was blind, and mighte nat see
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Monk's Tale: 164

Amonges othere Daniel was oon,
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Monk's Tale: 165

That was the wysest child of everichoon;
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Prose 6: 161

natheles, that oon of hem, or it was y-doon, it bihoved by necessitee [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 924

That oon of hem was of a tree
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Romaunt of the Rose: 925

That bereth a fruyt of savour wikke;
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Clerk's Tale: 32

Or elles that the lord best wolde assente
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 376

And eek hir wyves wolde it wel assente;
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 377

And elles certein were they to blame.
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Monk's Tale: 289

Save o thing, that she never wolde assente [continues next]
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Monk's Tale: 290

By no wey, that he sholde by hir lye [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Prose 6: 161

[continues previous] natheles, that oon of hem, or it was y-doon, it bihoved by necessitee
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 290

And that he wolde telle him of his pyne, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 33

That he sholde telle him what his peple mente,
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Miller's Tale: 11

Or if men axed him what sholde bifalle [continues next]
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Monk's Tale: 290

[continues previous] By no wey, that he sholde by hir lye
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Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 235

Abood, to knowen what this peple mente,
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Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 309

Abood, to knowen what this peple mente,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1264

What sholde I drecche, or telle of his aray? [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 172

And telle his lady first what that they mente.
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 290

[continues previous] And that he wolde telle him of his pyne,
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Clerk's Tale: 34

Or elles coude he shewe wel swich matere,
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Miller's Tale: 10

[continues previous] Whan that men sholde have droghte or elles shoures,
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Miller's Tale: 11

[continues previous] Or if men axed him what sholde bifalle
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Consolatione Philosophie 4 Prose 4: 49

ben false; or elles he moot shewe that the collacioun of proposiciouns [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Metre 3: 22

who so desireth any thing, nedes, somwhat he knoweth of it; or [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Metre 3: 23

elles, he ne coude nat desire it. Or who may folwen thinges that ne [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1264

[continues previous] What sholde I drecche, or telle of his aray?
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 951

So that he nolde speke of swich matere; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 35

He to the markis seyde as ye shul here.
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Knight's Tale: 1362

And herte soor, he seyde as ye shul here. [continues next]
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Knight's Tale: 1906

Than seyde he thus, as ye shul after here.
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Cook's Prologue: 40

And seyde his tale, as ye shul after here.
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Merchant's Tale: 623

That languissheth for love, as ye shul here;
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Physician's Tale: 152

As ye shul here it after openly,
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Physician's Tale: 177

The sentence of it was as ye shul here.
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Consolatione Philosophie 4 Prose 4: 49

[continues previous] ben false; or elles he moot shewe that the collacioun of proposiciouns
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Metre 3: 22

[continues previous] who so desireth any thing, nedes, somwhat he knoweth of it; or
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Metre 3: 23

[continues previous] elles, he ne coude nat desire it. Or who may folwen thinges that ne
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Parlement of Foules: 658

And seyde hem thus, as ye shul after here.
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Parlement of Foules: 659

To you speke I, ye tercelets,' quod Nature,
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 121

As ferforth as your fader dwelled here, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 122

Ye shul han, and your body shal men save, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1085

Com Pandare in, and seyde as ye may here. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 952

[continues previous] And thus to him she seyde, as ye may here:
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Clerk's Tale: 36

'O noble markis, your humanitee
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Knight's Tale: 1363

[continues previous] 'Faireste of faire, o lady myn, Venus,
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 121

[continues previous] As ferforth as your fader dwelled here,
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1086

[continues previous] 'O mighty god,' quod Pandarus, 'in trone,
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Clerk's Tale: 38

As ofte as tyme is of necessitee
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Parson's Tale: 33

... so Ire wol everemo quiken agayn, whan it is touched by the pryde that is covered in mannes herte. For certes fyr ne may nat comen out of no-thing, but-if it were first in the same thing naturelly; as fyr is drawen out of flintes with steel. And right so as pryde is ofte tyme matere of Ire, right so is rancour norice and keper of Ire. Ther is a maner tree, as seith seint Isidre, that whan men maken fyr of thilke tree, and covere the coles of it with asshen, soothly the fyr of it wol lasten al a yeer or more. And right so ...
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Consolatione Philosophie 4 Prose 7: 56

nat to abaissen or disdaignen as ofte tyme as he hereth the noise
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Clerk's Tale: 41

That we with pitous herte un-to yow pleyne,
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Franklin's Tale: 301

With pitous herte his pleynt hath he bigonne
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Franklin's Tale: 302

Un-to the goddes, and first un-to the sonne:
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 104

And though I dar ne can un-to yow pleyne,
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Clerk's Tale: 45

Yet for as muche as ye, my lord so dere,
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Clerk's Tale: 265

I wol no-thing; ye be my lord so dere;
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Clerk's Tale: 266

Right as yow lust governeth this matere.'
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Clerk's Tale: 1033

'That ye han saved me my children dere! [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 235

Ful litel nede had ye, my lord so dere,
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Merchant's Tale: 261

Nay, lordes been no foles, by my fay; [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 262

Ye han your-selven shewed heer to-day [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 263

So heigh sentence, so holily and weel, [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 30

... by the word of the philosophre, sorwe of other mannes prosperitee; and after the word of seint Augustin, it is sorwe of other mannes wele, and Ioye of othere mennes harm. This foule sinne is platly agayns the holy goost. Al-be-it so that every sinne is agayns the holy goost, yet nathelees, for as muche as bountee aperteneth proprely to the holy goost, and Envye comth proprely of malice, therfore it is proprely agayn the bountee of the holy goost. Now hath malice two speces, that is to seyn, hardnesse of herte in wikkednesse, or elles the flesh of man is so blind, that he considereth ...
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1431

Quod Pandarus, 'if ye, my lord so dere,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1432

Wolden as now don this honour to me,
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Clerk's Tale: 46

Han alwey shewed me favour and grace,
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Clerk's Tale: 1033

[continues previous] 'That ye han saved me my children dere!
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Merchant's Tale: 262

[continues previous] Ye han your-selven shewed heer to-day
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Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 433

I aske yow this man, right of your grace, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 47

I dar the better aske of yow a space
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Parson's Prologue: 64

And for to yeve him space and audience; [continues next]
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Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 433

[continues previous] I aske yow this man, right of your grace,
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Clerk's Tale: 48

Of audience, to shewen our requeste,
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Parson's Prologue: 64

[continues previous] And for to yeve him space and audience; [continues next]
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Parson's Prologue: 65

[continues previous] And bede our host he sholde to him seye, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 49

And ye, my lord, to doon right as yow leste.
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Clerk's Tale: 265

I wol no-thing; ye be my lord so dere;
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Clerk's Tale: 266

Right as yow lust governeth this matere.'
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Merchant's Tale: 273

Doth now in this matere right as yow leste, [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 929

I yeve it yow, maketh chartres as yow leste;
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Merchant's Tale: 930

This shal be doon to-morwe er sonne reste.
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Shipman's Tale: 192

That I may doon, right as yow list devyse.
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Melibee's Tale: 36

... the kin of your enemys been ny sib to hem. And certes, as in that, hir condicioun is bet than youres. Thanne lat us considere also if the conseilling of hem that conseilleden yow to taken sodeyn vengeaunce, whether it accorde to resoun? And certes, ye knowe wel "nay." For as by right and resoun, ther may no man taken vengeance on no wight, but the Iuge that hath the Iurisdiccioun of it, whan it is graunted him to take thilke vengeance, hastily or attemprely, as the lawe requireth. And yet more-over, of thilke word that Tullius clepeth "consentinge," thou shalt considere if ... [continues next]
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Parson's Prologue: 64

[continues previous] And for to yeve him space and audience;
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Parson's Prologue: 65

[continues previous] And bede our host he sholde to him seye,
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Legend of Ariadne: 284

His mariners han doon right as him leste; [continues next]
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Legend of Ariadne: 285

And, for to tellen shortly in this cas, [continues next]
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Book of the Duchesse: 544

'By our lord,' quod I, 'I trow yow wel, [continues next]
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Book of the Duchesse: 545

Right so me thinketh by your chere. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 133

In trouthe alwey to doon yow my servyse
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 134

As to my lady right and chief resort,
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 846

For ye may quenche al this, if that yow leste, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 847

And doth right so, for I holde it the beste.' [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 50

For certes, lord, so wel us lyketh yow
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Merchant's Tale: 274

[continues previous] For finally I holde it for the beste.'
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Melibee's Tale: 36

[continues previous] ... shuln first procede after the doctrine of Tullius. Certes, the trouthe of this matere or of this conseil nedeth nat diligently enquere; for it is wel wist whiche they been that han doon to yow this trespas and vileinye, and how manye trespassours, and in what manere they han to yow doon al this wrong and al this vileinye. And after this, thanne shul ye examine the seconde condicioun, which that the same Tullius addeth in this matere. For Tullius put a thing, which that he clepeth "consentinge," this is to seyn; who been they and how manye, and whiche been they, that consenteden to thy conseil, in thy wilfulnesse to doon hastif vengeance. And lat us considere also who been they, and how manye been they, and whiche been they, that consenteden to your adversaries. And certes, as to the firste poynt, it is wel knowen whiche folk been they that consenteden to your hastif wilfulnesse; for trewely, alle tho that conseilleden yow to maken sodeyn werre ne been nat your freendes. Lat us now considere whiche been they, that ye holde so greetly your freendes as to your persone. For al-be-it so that ye be mighty and riche, certes ye ne been nat but allone. For certes, ye ne han no child but a doghter; ne ye ne han bretheren ne cosins germayns, ne noon other neigh kinrede, wherfore that your enemys, for drede, sholde stinte to plede with yow or to destroye your persone. Ye knowen also, that your richesses moten been dispended in diverse parties; and whan that every wight hath his part, they ne wollen taken but litel reward to venge thy deeth. But thyne enemys been three, and they han manie children, bretheren, cosins, and other ny kinrede; and, though so were that thou haddest slayn of hem two or three, yet dwellen ther y-nowe to wreken hir deeth and to slee thy persone. And though so be that your kinrede be more siker and stedefast than the kin of your adversarie, yet nathelees your kinrede nis but a fer kinrede; they been but litel sib to yow, and the kin of your enemys been ny sib to hem. And certes, as in that, hir condicioun is bet than youres. Thanne lat us considere also if the conseilling of hem that conseilleden yow to taken sodeyn vengeaunce, whether it accorde to resoun? And certes, ye knowe wel "nay." For as by right and resoun, ther may no man taken vengeance on no wight, but the Iuge that hath the Iurisdiccioun of it, whan it is graunted him to take thilke vengeance, hastily or attemprely, as the lawe requireth. And yet more-over, of thilke word that Tullius clepeth "consentinge," thou ... [continues next]
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Legend of Ariadne: 285

[continues previous] And, for to tellen shortly in this cas,
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Book of the Duchesse: 544

[continues previous] 'By our lord,' quod I, 'I trow yow wel,
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Book of the Duchesse: 545

[continues previous] Right so me thinketh by your chere.
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 847

[continues previous] And doth right so, for I holde it the beste.'
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Clerk's Tale: 51

And al your werk and ever han doon, that we
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Melibee's Tale: 36

[continues previous] ... special. Ye shuln first procede after the doctrine of Tullius. Certes, the trouthe of this matere or of this conseil nedeth nat diligently enquere; for it is wel wist whiche they been that han doon to yow this trespas and vileinye, and how manye trespassours, and in what manere they han to yow doon al this wrong and al this vileinye. And after this, thanne shul ye examine the seconde condicioun, which that the same Tullius addeth in this matere. For Tullius put a thing, which that he clepeth "consentinge," this is to seyn; who been they and how manye, and whiche been they, that consenteden to thy conseil, ...
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Parson's Tale: 11

... seint Gregorie thus: 'that we shulle understonde this principally; that whan we doon deedly sinne, it is for noght thanne to rehercen or drawen in-to memorie the gode werkes that we han wroght biforn.' For certes, in the werkinge of the deedly sinne, ther is no trust to no good werk that we han doon biforn; that is to seyn, as for to have therby the lyf perdurable in hevene. But nathelees, the gode werkes quiken agayn, and comen agayn, and helpen, and availlen to have the lyf perdurable in hevene, whan we han contricion. But soothly, the gode werkes that men doon whyl they been in ...
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Clerk's Tale: 52

Ne coude nat us self devysen how
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Book of the Duchesse: 283

No more than coude the leste of us;
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Book of the Duchesse: 284

Ne nat scarsly Macrobeus,
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Clerk's Tale: 54

Save o thing, lord, if it your wille be,
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Man of Law's Tale: 715

O mighty god, if that it be thy wille, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 897

'Grisild,' quod he, 'my wille is outerly, [continues next]
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Squire's Tale: 1

'Squier, com neer, if it your wille be,
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Physician's Tale: 165

And seyde, 'lord, if that it be your wille, [continues next]
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Physician's Tale: 189

Yeld me my thral, if that it be your wille.' [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 909

'Of that water, if that it be your wille?' [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 2989

Passe, if [it] your wille be, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1688

Quod Pandarus, 'and it your wille be, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 55

That for to been a wedded man yow leste,
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Man of Law's Tale: 715

[continues previous] O mighty god, if that it be thy wille,
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Clerk's Tale: 898

[continues previous] This mayden, that shal wedded been to me,
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Merchant's Tale: 11

Hadde this knight to been a wedded man,
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Merchant's Tale: 12

That day and night he dooth al that he can
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Physician's Tale: 165

[continues previous] And seyde, 'lord, if that it be your wille,
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Physician's Tale: 189

[continues previous] Yeld me my thral, if that it be your wille.'
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 909

[continues previous] 'Of that water, if that it be your wille?'
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Romaunt of the Rose: 2988

[continues previous] And seide: — 'Sir, how that ye may
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Romaunt of the Rose: 2990

[continues previous] The fresshe roser for to see,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1689

[continues previous] That she may take hir leve, er that she go?'
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 965

And seyde, 'kneleth now, whyl that yow leste, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 56

Than were your peple in sovereyn hertes reste.
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 966

[continues previous] Ther god your hertes bringe sone at reste!' [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 57

Boweth your nekke under that blisful yok
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Merchant's Tale: 40

Liveth a lyf blisful and ordinaat, [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 41

Under the yok of mariage y-bounde; [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 2 Prose 1: 69

ones put thy nekke under the yok of hir. For yif thou wolt [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 966

[continues previous] Ther god your hertes bringe sone at reste!'
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Clerk's Tale: 58

Of soveraynetee, noght of servyse,
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Merchant's Tale: 41

[continues previous] Under the yok of mariage y-bounde;
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Consolatione Philosophie 2 Prose 1: 69

[continues previous] ones put thy nekke under the yok of hir. For yif thou wolt
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Clerk's Tale: 59

Which that men clepeth spousaille or wedlok;
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1213

Which that men clepeth wode Ialousye,
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Clerk's Tale: 60

And thenketh, lord, among your thoghtes wyse,
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 4970

Whiche that they wrought in sondry wyse, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 61

How that our dayes passe in sondry wyse;
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Clerk's Tale: 1102

Ful ofte to be bete in sondry wyse; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 1103

Nat for to knowe our wil, for certes he, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4970

[continues previous] Whiche that they wrought in sondry wyse,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4971

[continues previous] How ever they might, withoute blame,
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Clerk's Tale: 62

For though we slepe or wake, or rome, or ryde,
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Clerk's Tale: 1103

[continues previous] Nat for to knowe our wil, for certes he,
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Second Nun's Tale: 153

That with greet love, wher-so I wake or slepe, [continues next]
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Second Nun's Tale: 154

Is redy ay my body for to kepe. [continues next]
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 2730

Whether so it be they slepe or wake.
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 4313

Whether that he slepe or wake;
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4314

For of his roses may noon be take.
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Clerk's Tale: 63

Ay fleeth the tyme, it nil no man abyde.
12

Second Nun's Tale: 154

[continues previous] Is redy ay my body for to kepe.
13

Clerk's Tale: 65

In crepeth age alwey, as stille as stoon,
13

Miller's Tale: 286

This Nicholas sat ay as stille as stoon, [continues next]
13

Merchant's Tale: 574

The bryde was broght a-bedde as stille as stoon; [continues next]
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Squire's Tale: 171

Stant in the court, as stille as any stoon.
11

Pardoner's Tale: 397

And therfore moot I han myn age stille,
11

Pardoner's Tale: 398

As longe time as it is goddes wille.
12

Gamelyn's Tale: 263

Gamelyn in the place stood as stille as stoon,
13

Gamelyn's Tale: 423

Adam took Gamelyn as stille as ony stoon, [continues next]
12

Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 236

As stille as any stoon; til at the laste,
12

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 310

As stille as any stoon; til at the laste,
13

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 600

And sette here doun as stille as any stoon, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1494

To Troilus, as stille as any stoon, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 699

And stille as stoon, with-outen lenger lette, [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 354

In-to the derke chaumbre, as stille as stoon,
12

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1729

As stille as stoon; a word ne coude he seye.
13

Clerk's Tale: 66

And deeth manaceth every age, and smit
13

Miller's Tale: 287

[continues previous] And ever gaped upward in-to the eir.
13

Merchant's Tale: 575

[continues previous] And whan the bed was with the preest y-blessed,
12

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 836

Bitwixe men and gold ther is debaat [continues next]
13

Gamelyn's Tale: 424

[continues previous] And ladde him in-to spence rapely and anon,
13

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 600

[continues previous] And sette here doun as stille as any stoon,
13

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 601

[continues previous] And every word gan up and doun to winde,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1495

[continues previous] And al this thing he tolde him, word and ende;
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 699

[continues previous] And stille as stoon, with-outen lenger lette,
12

Clerk's Tale: 67

In ech estaat, for ther escapeth noon:
12

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 835

[continues previous] Considereth, sirs, how that, in ech estaat, [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 68

And al so certein as we knowe echoon
12

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 836

[continues previous] Bitwixe men and gold ther is debaat
10

Clerk's Tale: 69

That we shul deye, as uncerteyn we alle
10

Knight's Tale: 76

And alle we, that been in this array, [continues next]
10

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 197

Whan we been ther as we shul exercyse [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1321

And thanne at erste shul we been so fayn, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1322

So as we shulle to-gederes ever dwelle, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 70

Been of that day whan deeth shal on us falle.
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Knight's Tale: 75

[continues previous] That starf at Thebes, cursed be that day!
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Knight's Tale: 76

[continues previous] And alle we, that been in this array,
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Knight's Tale: 276

Til that the deeth departe shal us tweyne, [continues next]
10

Knight's Tale: 277

Neither of us in love to hindren other, [continues next]
10

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 197

[continues previous] Whan we been ther as we shul exercyse
10

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1321

[continues previous] And thanne at erste shul we been so fayn,
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Clerk's Tale: 71

Accepteth than of us the trewe entente,
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Knight's Tale: 277

[continues previous] Neither of us in love to hindren other,
11

Parlement of Foules: 532

And she accepteth him with glad entente.
11

Parlement of Foules: 533

The tercelet seide than in this manere:
13

Clerk's Tale: 73

And we wol, lord, if that ye wol assente,
12

Clerk's Tale: 98

That choys, and prey yow of that profre cesse. [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 294

Wol ye assente, or elles yow avyse? [continues next]
13

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 335

For to be slayn, if fortune wol assente; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 336

Allas! that god yow swich a beautee sente! [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 74

Chese yow a wyf in short tyme, atte leste,
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Clerk's Tale: 97

[continues previous] To chese me a wyf, I yow relesse
12

Clerk's Tale: 293

[continues previous] 'That, sith it shal be doon in hastif wyse,
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Clerk's Tale: 294

[continues previous] Wol ye assente, or elles yow avyse?
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Clerk's Tale: 514

That, but my lord forbad yow, atte leste
11

Clerk's Tale: 515

Burieth this litel body in som place
12

Franklin's Prologue: 25

That eche of yow mot tellen atte leste
12

Franklin's Prologue: 26

A tale or two, or breken his biheste.'
13

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 336

[continues previous] Allas! that god yow swich a beautee sente!
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Clerk's Tale: 78

Deliver us out of al this bisy drede,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1645

That "love is thing ay ful of bisy drede."
11

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1646

For in this world ther liveth lady noon,
13

Clerk's Tale: 79

And tak a wyf, for hye goddes sake;
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Clerk's Prologue: 7

For goddes sake, as beth of bettre chere, [continues next]
12

Merchant's Tale: 920

Than thee offende, trewe dere wyf! [continues next]
12

Merchant's Tale: 921

For goddes sake, thenk how I thee chees, [continues next]
12

Shipman's Tale: 421

For your honour, for goddes sake, I seye, [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 31

... wikked ensample. Thou shalt nat desyren his wyf, ne none of hise thinges. Understond eek, that in the name of neighebor is comprehended his enemy. Certes man shal loven his enemy by the comandement of god; and soothly thy frend shaltow love in God. I seye, thyn enemy shaltow love for goddes sake, by his comandement. For if it were reson that a man sholde haten his enemy, for sothe god nolde nat receiven us to his love that been hise enemys. Agayns three manere of wronges that his enemy dooth to hym, he shal doon three thinges, as thus. Agayns hate and rancour of herte, he ... [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 80

For if it so bifelle, as god forbede,
10

Clerk's Prologue: 7

[continues previous] For goddes sake, as beth of bettre chere,
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Clerk's Prologue: 8

[continues previous] It is no tyme for to studien here.
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Merchant's Tale: 921

[continues previous] For goddes sake, thenk how I thee chees,
12

Shipman's Tale: 420

[continues previous] And for I have bistowed it so weel
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Shipman's Tale: 421

[continues previous] For your honour, for goddes sake, I seye,
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Melibee's Tale: 14

... good of hem alle. For "of a thousand men," seith Salomon, "I fond a good man: but certes, of alle wommen, good womman fond I never." And also certes, if I governed me by thy conseil, it sholde seme that I hadde yeve to thee over me the maistrie; and god forbede that it so were. For Iesus Syrak seith; "that if the wyf have maistrie, she is contrarious to hir housbonde." And Salomon seith: "never in thy lyf, to thy wyf, ne to thy child, ne to thy freend, ne yeve no power over thy-self. For bettre it were that thy children aske of thy persone ... [continues next]
13

Parson's Tale: 31

[continues previous] ... wikked ensample. Thou shalt nat desyren his wyf, ne none of hise thinges. Understond eek, that in the name of neighebor is comprehended his enemy. Certes man shal loven his enemy by the comandement of god; and soothly thy frend shaltow love in God. I seye, thyn enemy shaltow love for goddes sake, by his comandement. For if it were reson that a man sholde haten his enemy, for sothe god nolde nat receiven us to his love that been hise enemys. Agayns three manere of wronges that his enemy dooth to hym, he shal doon three thinges, as thus. Agayns hate and rancour of herte, he shal love ...
11

Clerk's Tale: 81

That thurgh your deeth your linage sholde slake,
11

Melibee's Tale: 14

[continues previous] ... hem alle. For "of a thousand men," seith Salomon, "I fond a good man: but certes, of alle wommen, good womman fond I never." And also certes, if I governed me by thy conseil, it sholde seme that I hadde yeve to thee over me the maistrie; and god forbede that it so were. For Iesus Syrak seith; "that if the wyf have maistrie, she is contrarious to hir housbonde." And Salomon seith: "never in thy lyf, to thy wyf, ne to thy child, ne to thy freend, ne yeve no power over thy-self. For bettre it were that thy children ...
12

Clerk's Tale: 82

And that a straunge successour sholde take
10

Man of Law's Tale: 323

O sodeyn wo! that ever art successour [continues next]
12

Merchant's Tale: 195

Than that myn heritage sholde falle [continues next]
12

Merchant's Tale: 196

In straunge hand, and this I tell yow alle. [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 83

Your heritage, o! wo were us alyve!
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Man of Law's Tale: 323

[continues previous] O sodeyn wo! that ever art successour
12

Merchant's Tale: 195

[continues previous] Than that myn heritage sholde falle
10

Clerk's Tale: 85

Hir meke preyere and hir pitous chere
10

Franklin's Tale: 875

That made me han of hir so greet pitee. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 86

Made the markis herte han pitee.
12

Man of Law's Tale: 515

As heer-biforn that ye han herd devyse. [continues next]
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Man of Law's Tale: 516

The kinges herte of pitee gan agryse, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 568

'Wyf,' quod this markis, 'ye han herd er this, [continues next]
10

Franklin's Tale: 875

[continues previous] That made me han of hir so greet pitee.
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Parson's Tale: 68

... therby relessed us fro the peynes of helle, and amenused the peynes of purgatorie by penitence, and yeveth grace wel to do, and atte laste the blisse of hevene. The speces of misericorde been, as for to lene and for to yeve and to foryeven and relesse, and for to han pitee in herte, and compassioun of the meschief of his evene-cristene, and eek to chastyse there as nede is. Another manere of remedie agayns Avarice is resonable largesse; but soothly, here bihoveth the consideracioun of the grace of Iesu Crist, and of hise temporel goodes, and eek of the godes perdurables that Crist ...
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 147

Lo, this mene I, myn owene swete herte.' [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1311

That day by day, myn owene herte dere, [continues next]
14

Clerk's Tale: 87

'Ye wol,' quod he, 'myn owene peple dere,
12

Man of Law's Tale: 515

[continues previous] As heer-biforn that ye han herd devyse.
10

Friar's Tale: 39

Ne spareth nat, myn owene maister dere.'
11

Friar's Tale: 269

Heer may ye see, myn owene dere brother, [continues next]
10

Friar's Tale: 328

'Now Mabely, myn owene moder dere,
12

Clerk's Tale: 568

[continues previous] 'Wyf,' quod this markis, 'ye han herd er this,
11

Clerk's Tale: 825

Remembre yow, myn owene lord so dere, [continues next]
12

Merchant's Prologue: 31

'Gladly,' quod he, 'but of myn owene sore,
11

Merchant's Tale: 244

Myn owene dere brother and my lord, [continues next]
10

Physician's Tale: 237

'No, certes, dere doghter myn,' quod he.
10

Physician's Epilogue: 15

But trewely, myn owene mayster dere,
14

Shipman's Tale: 196

'Now, trewely, myn owene lady dere, [continues next]
14

Shipman's Tale: 197

I have,' quod he, 'on yow so greet a routhe, [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 279

And fare-now wel, myn owene cosin dere, [continues next]
10

Shipman's Tale: 425

Forgive it me, myn owene spouse dere;
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Second Nun's Tale: 321

This lyf to lese, myn owene dere brother, [continues next]
11

Manciple's Tale: 117

And, god it wool, myn owene dere brother, [continues next]
14

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 474

'No, wis,' quod he, 'myn owene nece dere.'
14

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 475

'Now wel,' quod she, 'and I wol doon my peyne;
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 494

'Ye, doutelees,' quod she, 'myn uncle dere.' [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 147

[continues previous] Lo, this mene I, myn owene swete herte.'
11

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 148

[continues previous] Quod Pandarus, 'lo, here an hard request,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 645

'I wol,' quod she, 'myn uncle leef and dere,
10

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1181

'Nay, dere herte myn,' quod he, 'y-wis.'
10

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1182

'And now,' quod she, 'that I have do yow smerte,
10

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 405

For-thy be glad, myn owene dere brother,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1311

[continues previous] That day by day, myn owene herte dere, [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1312

[continues previous] Sin wel ye woot that it is now a truwe, [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1450

For trewely, myn owene lady dere, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 466

How have ye faren, sin that ye were here?
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 467

Wel-come, y-wis, myn owene lady dere.'
12

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1401

Y-wis, myn owene dere herte trewe, [continues next]
14

Clerk's Tale: 88

To that I never erst thoghte streyne me.
11

Friar's Tale: 268

[continues previous] 'Lo! brother,' quod the feend, 'what tolde I thee?
11

Clerk's Tale: 826

[continues previous] I was your wyf, thogh I unworthy were.
10

Merchant's Tale: 243

[continues previous] But though that Salomon spak swich a word,
14

Shipman's Tale: 197

[continues previous] I have,' quod he, 'on yow so greet a routhe,
11

Shipman's Tale: 278

[continues previous] For yet to-night thise beestes moot I beye;
11

Second Nun's Tale: 321

[continues previous] This lyf to lese, myn owene dere brother,
11

Manciple's Tale: 118

[continues previous] Men leyn that oon as lowe as lyth that other.
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 495

[continues previous] 'Ne that I shal han cause in this matere,'
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1311

[continues previous] That day by day, myn owene herte dere,
12

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1451

[continues previous] Tho sleightes yet that I have herd yow stere
12

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1402

[continues previous] I woot that, whan ye next up-on me see,
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Clerk's Tale: 91

Ther I was free, I moot been in servage.
13

Parson's Tale: 70

... been the enemys of the croys of Crist; of whiche the ende is deeth, and of whiche hir wombe is hir god, and hir glorie in confusioun of hem that so saveren erthely thinges.' He that is usaunt to this sinne of Glotonye, he ne may no sinne withstonde. He moot been in servage of alle vyces, for it is the develes hord ther he hydeth him and resteth. This sinne hath manye speces. The firste is dronkenesse, that is the horrible sepulture of mannes resoun; and therfore, whan a man is dronken, he hath lost his resoun; and this is deedly sinne. But ...
10

Clerk's Tale: 92

But nathelees I see your trewe entente,
10

Squire's Tale: 588

But nathelees, I thoughte he was so trewe, [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 94

Of holynesse, to seme holy and trewe. [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 95

But shortly myn entente I wol devyse; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 93

And truste upon your wit, and have don ay;
10

Squire's Tale: 589

[continues previous] And eek that he repaire sholde ageyn
10

Pardoner's Tale: 94

[continues previous] Of holynesse, to seme holy and trewe.
10

Clerk's Tale: 94

Wherfor of my free wil I wol assente
10

Merchant's Tale: 224

I prey yow to my wil ye wole assente.' [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 95

To wedde me, as sone as ever I may.
11

Clerk's Tale: 124

Of his spousaille, as sone as ever he may;
11

Clerk's Tale: 221

And cometh hoom as sone as ever she may.
10

Clerk's Tale: 854

And voyden hir as sone as ever he mighte.
10

Merchant's Tale: 224

[continues previous] I prey yow to my wil ye wole assente.'
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Merchant's Tale: 669

But after mete, as sone as ever I may, [continues next]
11

Merchant's Tale: 670

I wol my-self visyte him and eek May, [continues next]
13

Shipman's Tale: 240

And come agayn, as sone as ever I may.
13

Shipman's Tale: 417

And I shal paye, as sone as ever I may.
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 61

As sone as ever the sonne ginneth weste,
13

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 422

I shal aryse, as sone as ever I may;
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 423

And god, to whom myn herte I sacrifyse,
10

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 511

She wolde come as sone as ever she mighte.
13

Clerk's Tale: 96

But ther-as ye han profred me to-day
13

Merchant's Tale: 669

[continues previous] But after mete, as sone as ever I may,
12

Clerk's Tale: 97

To chese me a wyf, I yow relesse
12

Man of Law's Tale: 971

I prey yow al my labour to relesse; [continues next]
12

Man of Law's Tale: 972

I may nat telle hir wo un-til tomorwe, [continues next]
11

Summoner's Tale: 106

I wolde prey yow that ye nat yow greve, [continues next]
11

Summoner's Tale: 107

I wol with Thomas speke a litel throwe. [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 74

Chese yow a wyf in short tyme, atte leste, [continues next]
11

Franklin's Tale: 804

Than I departe the love bitwix yow two. [continues next]
11

Franklin's Tale: 805

I yow relesse, madame, in-to your hond [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 259

God and seint Austin spede yow and gyde! [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 260

I prey yow, cosin, wysly that ye ryde; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 98

That choys, and prey yow of that profre cesse.
12

Man of Law's Tale: 971

[continues previous] I prey yow al my labour to relesse;
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Summoner's Tale: 106

[continues previous] I wolde prey yow that ye nat yow greve,
12

Clerk's Tale: 73

[continues previous] And we wol, lord, if that ye wol assente,
11

Franklin's Tale: 804

[continues previous] Than I departe the love bitwix yow two.
11

Franklin's Tale: 805

[continues previous] I yow relesse, madame, in-to your hond
11

Shipman's Tale: 259

[continues previous] God and seint Austin spede yow and gyde!
11

Shipman's Tale: 260

[continues previous] I prey yow, cosin, wysly that ye ryde;
11

Clerk's Tale: 99

For god it woot, that children ofte been
11

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 491

For god it woot, he sat ful ofte and song
14

Clerk's Tale: 100

Unlyk her worthy eldres hem bifore;
13

Clerk's Tale: 9

As were his worthy eldres him bifore;
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Parson's Tale: 47

... of him that speketh tho wordes, and eek of him that herkneth tho wordes. Or elles ydel wordes been tho that been nedelees, or with-outen entente of naturel profit. And al-be-it that ydel wordes been som tyme venial sinne, yet sholde men douten hem; for we shul yeve rekeninge of hem bifore god. Now comth Ianglinge, that may nat been withoute sinne. And, as seith Salomon, 'it is a sinne of apert folye.' And therfore a philosophre seyde, whan men axed him how that men sholde plese the peple; and he answerde, 'do many gode werkes, and spek fewe Iangles.' After this ... [continues next]
14

Clerk's Tale: 101

Bountee comth al of god, nat of the streen
14

Parson's Tale: 47

[continues previous] ... profit of him that speketh tho wordes, and eek of him that herkneth tho wordes. Or elles ydel wordes been tho that been nedelees, or with-outen entente of naturel profit. And al-be-it that ydel wordes been som tyme venial sinne, yet sholde men douten hem; for we shul yeve rekeninge of hem bifore god. Now comth Ianglinge, that may nat been withoute sinne. And, as seith Salomon, 'it is a sinne of apert folye.' And therfore a philosophre seyde, whan men axed him how that men sholde plese the peple; and he answerde, 'do many gode werkes, and spek fewe Iangles.' After this comth the sinne of Iaperes, that been ...
11

Clerk's Tale: 106

Lat me alone in chesinge of my wyf,
11

Clerk's Tale: 109

That what wyf that I take, ye me assure [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 107

That charge up-on my bak I wol endure;
11

Miller's Prologue: 32

Wyte it the ale of Southwerk, I yow preye; [continues next]
11

Miller's Prologue: 33

For I wol telle a legende and a lyf [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 108

[continues previous] But I yow preye, and charge up-on your lyf, [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 109

[continues previous] That what wyf that I take, ye me assure
12

Clerk's Tale: 513

But o thing wol I preye yow of your grace, [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 601

And took your clothing; wherfor I yow preye, [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 602

Doth your plesaunce, I wol your lust obeye. [continues next]
10

Squire's Tale: 657

The kinges sone, of whiche I yow tolde. [continues next]
10

Squire's Tale: 658

But hennes-forth I wol my proces holde [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 185

I nere but lost, and therfore I yow preye [continues next]
11

Second Nun's Tale: 77

Now help, for to my werk I wol me dresse. [continues next]
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Second Nun's Tale: 78

Yet preye I yow that reden that I wryte, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 168

I wol alwey, and mercy I yow preye. [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 108

But I yow preye, and charge up-on your lyf,
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Miller's Prologue: 32

[continues previous] Wyte it the ale of Southwerk, I yow preye;
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Miller's Prologue: 33

[continues previous] For I wol telle a legende and a lyf
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Clerk's Tale: 107

[continues previous] That charge up-on my bak I wol endure; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 513

[continues previous] But o thing wol I preye yow of your grace,
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Clerk's Tale: 514

[continues previous] That, but my lord forbad yow, atte leste
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Clerk's Tale: 601

[continues previous] And took your clothing; wherfor I yow preye,
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Clerk's Tale: 602

[continues previous] Doth your plesaunce, I wol your lust obeye.
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Squire's Tale: 657

[continues previous] The kinges sone, of whiche I yow tolde.
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Squire's Tale: 658

[continues previous] But hennes-forth I wol my proces holde
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Physician's Tale: 72

And ye maistresses in your olde lyf, [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 185

[continues previous] I nere but lost, and therfore I yow preye
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Second Nun's Tale: 77

[continues previous] Now help, for to my werk I wol me dresse.
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Second Nun's Tale: 78

[continues previous] Yet preye I yow that reden that I wryte,
10

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 457

And beth no-thing displesed, I yow preye,
10

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 458

But in this cas herkneth what I shal seye.
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 168

[continues previous] I wol alwey, and mercy I yow preye.
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Clerk's Tale: 109

That what wyf that I take, ye me assure
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Clerk's Tale: 106

[continues previous] Lat me alone in chesinge of my wyf,
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Clerk's Tale: 107

[continues previous] That charge up-on my bak I wol endure;
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Physician's Tale: 71

[continues previous] Of boldnesse, whan she woxen is a wyf.
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Physician's Tale: 72

[continues previous] And ye maistresses in your olde lyf,
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Physician's Tale: 73

[continues previous] That lordes doghtres han in governaunce,
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Clerk's Tale: 110

To worshipe hir, whyl that hir lyf may dure,
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Knight's Tale: 502

That is, or shal, whyl that the world may dure.
11

Knight's Tale: 1912

Sin that my lyf may no lenger dure.
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Man of Law's Tale: 91

Was for to love hir whyl his lyf may dure. [continues next]
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Man of Law's Tale: 980

Hath seyn or shal, whyl that the world may dure.
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Clerk's Tale: 769

And ever shal, whyl that my lyf may dure, [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 42

Of bretherhede, whyl that hir lyf may dure. [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 77

... this sinne. And this is in two maneres, that is to seyn, chastitee in mariage, and chastitee of widwehode. Now shaltow understonde, that matrimoine is leefful assemblinge of man and of womman, that receyven by vertu of the sacrement the bond, thurgh which they may nat be departed in al hir lyf, that is to seyn, whyl that they liven bothe. This, as seith the book, is a ful greet sacrement. God maked it, as I have seyd, in paradys, and wolde him-self be born in mariage. And for to halwen mariage, he was at a weddinge, where-as he turned water in-to wyn; which was the firste miracle ... [continues next]
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Gamelyn's Tale: 831

We wiln stande with thee whyl that we may dure, [continues next]
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Amorous Compleint: 54

Hath wrought or shal, whyl that the world may dure,
10

Amorous Compleint: 55

Why that she lefte pite so behinde?
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Fortune: 21

Thou knewe wel deceit of hir colour,
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Fortune: 22

And that hir moste worshipe is to lye.
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Parlement of Foules: 642

And moot be youres whyl my lyf may dure; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 468

And he to be hir man, whyl he may dure; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 469

Lo, here his lyf, and from the deeth his cure! [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 536

The deeth, for I, whyl that my lyf may laste,
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 677

She wol ben his, whyl that hir lyf may laste. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 153

God help me so, whyl that my lyf may dure,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 833

That is, or shal, whyl that the world may dure. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1623

For trewely, whyl that my lyf may dure,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1624

As for a freend, ye may in me assure.
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Clerk's Tale: 111

In word and werk, bothe here and everywhere,
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Man of Law's Tale: 92

[continues previous] Paraventure in thilke large book
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Clerk's Tale: 769

[continues previous] And ever shal, whyl that my lyf may dure,
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Shipman's Tale: 43

[continues previous] Free was daun Iohn, and namely of dispence,
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Parson's Tale: 77

[continues previous] ... ordure of this sinne. And this is in two maneres, that is to seyn, chastitee in mariage, and chastitee of widwehode. Now shaltow understonde, that matrimoine is leefful assemblinge of man and of womman, that receyven by vertu of the sacrement the bond, thurgh which they may nat be departed in al hir lyf, that is to seyn, whyl that they liven bothe. This, as seith the book, is a ful greet sacrement. God maked it, as I have seyd, in paradys, and wolde him-self be born in mariage. And for to halwen mariage, he was at a weddinge, where-as he ...
11

Gamelyn's Tale: 832

[continues previous] And but we werke manly pay us non hure.'
13

Parlement of Foules: 642

[continues previous] And moot be youres whyl my lyf may dure;
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Parlement of Foules: 643

[continues previous] And therfor graunteth me my firste bone,
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 469

[continues previous] Lo, here his lyf, and from the deeth his cure!
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 678

[continues previous] And thus she brenneth bothe in love and drede,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 834

[continues previous] And certainly in storie it is y-founde,
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Clerk's Tale: 112

As she an emperoures doghter were.
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Man of Law's Tale: 557

An emperoures doghter stant allone;
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Man of Law's Tale: 558

She hath no wight to whom to make hir mone.
13

Clerk's Tale: 113

And forthermore, this shal ye swere, that ye
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Knight's Tale: 963

And ye shul bothe anon un-to me swere, [continues next]
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Knight's Tale: 964

That never-mo ye shul my contree dere, [continues next]
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Second Nun's Tale: 147

So that ye swere ye shul me nat biwreye.' [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 114

Agayn my choys shul neither grucche ne stryve;
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Knight's Tale: 963

[continues previous] And ye shul bothe anon un-to me swere,
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Knight's Tale: 964

[continues previous] That never-mo ye shul my contree dere,
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Second Nun's Tale: 147

[continues previous] So that ye swere ye shul me nat biwreye.'
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Clerk's Tale: 115

For sith I shal forgoon my libertee
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Fortune: 75

And I shal quyte you your bisinesse [continues next]
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Fortune: 76

At my requeste, as three of you or tweyne; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 116

At your requeste, as ever moot I thryve,
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Miller's Tale: 489

So moot I thryve, I shal, at cokkes crowe,
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Reeve's Tale: 257

For Iohn,' seyde he, 'als ever moot I thryve,
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Reeve's Tale: 258

If that I may, yon wenche wil I swyve.
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Summoner's Tale: 326

'Ye shul be deed,' quod he, 'so moot I thryve! [continues next]
11

Franklin's Tale: 855

Than were I wel; for elles moot I selle [continues next]
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Book of the Duchesse: 1232

"For youres is al that ever ther is [continues next]
13

Fortune: 75

[continues previous] And I shal quyte you your bisinesse
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Fortune: 76

[continues previous] At my requeste, as three of you or tweyne;
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 120

'As ever thryve I,' quod this Pandarus,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 125

'Nay, nay,' quod he, 'as ever mote I thryve! [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1475

Now fele I that myn herte moot a-two! [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1476

For how sholde I my lyf an houre save, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 117

Ther as myn herte is set, ther wol I wyve;
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Summoner's Tale: 327

[continues previous] That is to seyn, bothe oon, and two, and three!'
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Merchant's Tale: 224

I prey yow to my wil ye wole assente.' [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 856

[continues previous] Myn heritage; ther is na-more to telle.'
12

Book of the Duchesse: 1232

[continues previous] "For youres is al that ever ther is
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Book of the Duchesse: 1233

[continues previous] For evermore, myn herte swete!
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 125

[continues previous] 'Nay, nay,' quod he, 'as ever mote I thryve!
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 126

[continues previous] It is a thing wel bet than swiche fyve.'
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1475

[continues previous] Now fele I that myn herte moot a-two!
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 580

So wel-a-wey, why nil myn herte breste?
13

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 581

For, as in love, ther is but litel reste.'
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Clerk's Tale: 118

And but ye wole assente in swich manere,
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Merchant's Tale: 224

[continues previous] I prey yow to my wil ye wole assente.' [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 31

... his conversacioun and of his lyf bifore, and feyne thy wey; seye that thou goost thider as thou wolt nat go; and if he bereth a spere, hold thee on the right syde, and if he bere a swerd, hold thee on the lift syde." And after this, thanne shul ye kepe yow wysely from alle swich manere peple as I have seyd bifore, and hem and hir conseil eschewe. And after this, thanne shul ye kepe yow in swich manere, that for any presumpcioun of your strengthe, that ye ne dispyse nat ne acounte nat the might of your adversarie so litel, that ye lete the keping of your persone for your presumpcioun; for every wys man dredeth his enemy. And Salomon seith: "weleful is he that of alle hath ... [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 77

... and in this nede, ye caste yow to overcome your herte. For Senek seith: that "he that overcometh his herte, overcometh twyes." And Tullius seith: "ther is nothing so comendable in a greet lord as whan he is debonaire and meke, and appeseth him lightly." And I prey yow that ye wole forbere now to do vengeance, in swich a manere, that your goode name may be kept and conserved; and that men mowe have cause and matere to preyse yow of pitee and of mercy; and that ye have no cause to repente yow of thing that ye doon. For Senek ... [continues next]
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Compleint to His Lady: 100

For I am set on yow in swich manere [continues next]
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Compleint to His Lady: 101

That, thogh ye never wil upon me rewe, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1372

And herkeneth how, if that ye wole assente.
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1526

This is the beste, if that ye wole assente.'
12

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1527

Criseyde, with a syk, right in this wyse
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Clerk's Tale: 119

I prey yow, speketh na-more of this matere.'
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Merchant's Tale: 224

[continues previous] I prey yow to my wil ye wole assente.'
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Melibee's Tale: 31

[continues previous] ... and of his lyf bifore, and feyne thy wey; seye that thou goost thider as thou wolt nat go; and if he bereth a spere, hold thee on the right syde, and if he bere a swerd, hold thee on the lift syde." And after this, thanne shul ye kepe yow wysely from alle swich manere peple as I have seyd bifore, and hem and hir conseil eschewe. And after this, thanne shul ye kepe yow in swich manere, that for any presumpcioun of your strengthe, that ye ne dispyse nat ne acounte nat the might of your adversarie so litel, that ye lete the keping of your persone for your presumpcioun; for every wys man dredeth his enemy. And Salomon seith: "weleful is he that of alle hath drede; for certes, he that ...
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Melibee's Tale: 77

[continues previous] ... that in this necessitee and in this nede, ye caste yow to overcome your herte. For Senek seith: that "he that overcometh his herte, overcometh twyes." And Tullius seith: "ther is nothing so comendable in a greet lord as whan he is debonaire and meke, and appeseth him lightly." And I prey yow that ye wole forbere now to do vengeance, in swich a manere, that your goode name may be kept and conserved; and that men mowe have cause and matere to preyse yow of pitee and of mercy; and that ye have no cause to repente yow of thing that ye ...
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Compleint to His Lady: 100

[continues previous] For I am set on yow in swich manere
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Clerk's Tale: 120

With hertly wil they sworen, and assenten
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Man of Law's Tale: 246

They sworen and assenten, every man, [continues next]
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Man of Law's Tale: 247

To live with hir and dye, and by hir stonde; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 121

To al this thing, ther seyde no wight nay;
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 327

Therto he coude endyte, and make a thing,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 328

Ther coude no wight pinche at his wryting;
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Man of Law's Tale: 247

[continues previous] To live with hir and dye, and by hir stonde;
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Merchant's Tale: 993

'My wyf,' quod he, 'ther may no wight sey nay;
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 727

And this was yet the worste of al hir peyne,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 728

Ther was no wight to whom she dorste hir pleyne.
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Clerk's Tale: 122

Bisekinge him of grace, er that they wenten,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4921

But-if that god him graunte grace [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4922

That he may, er he hennes pace, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 123

That he wolde graunten hem a certein day
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Clerk's Tale: 126

Lest that this markis no wyf wolde wedde.
10

Clerk's Tale: 127

He graunted hem a day, swich as him leste,
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Shipman's Tale: 239

To Flaundres wol I go to-morwe at day, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4921

[continues previous] But-if that god him graunte grace
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4922

[continues previous] That he may, er he hennes pace,
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Clerk's Tale: 124

Of his spousaille, as sone as ever he may;
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Clerk's Tale: 95

To wedde me, as sone as ever I may.
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Clerk's Tale: 221

And cometh hoom as sone as ever she may. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 854

And voyden hir as sone as ever he mighte.
11

Clerk's Tale: 855

Agayns his doghter hastilich goth he,
10

Merchant's Tale: 569

And to his privee freendes thus seyde he: [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 570

'For goddes love, as sone as it may be, [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 669

But after mete, as sone as ever I may,
12

Shipman's Tale: 240

[continues previous] And come agayn, as sone as ever I may. [continues next]
12

Shipman's Tale: 417

And I shal paye, as sone as ever I may. [continues next]
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 61

As sone as ever the sonne ginneth weste,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 422

I shal aryse, as sone as ever I may;
10

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 511

She wolde come as sone as ever she mighte.
12

Clerk's Tale: 125

For yet alwey the peple som-what dredde
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Clerk's Tale: 222

[continues previous] For wel she hadde herd seyd, that thilke day [continues next]
10

Merchant's Tale: 570

[continues previous] 'For goddes love, as sone as it may be,
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Shipman's Tale: 241

[continues previous] For which, my dere wyf, I thee biseke,
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Shipman's Tale: 418

[continues previous] For, by my trouthe, I have on myn array,
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Clerk's Tale: 126

Lest that this markis no wyf wolde wedde.
10

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 168

Yet hadde I lever wedde no wyf to-yere!'
10

Clerk's Tale: 28

Wedde no wyf, for noght that may bifalle.
10

Clerk's Tale: 123

That he wolde graunten hem a certein day [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 223

[continues previous] The markis sholde wedde, and, if she mighte,
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Clerk's Tale: 224

She wolde fayn han seyn som of that sighte.
10

Clerk's Tale: 127

He graunted hem a day, swich as him leste,
10

Clerk's Tale: 123

[continues previous] That he wolde graunten hem a certein day
10

Clerk's Tale: 137

Swich charge yaf, as him liste on hem leye; [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 332

Be wedded whanne him list and wher he wolde. [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 128

On which he wolde be wedded sikerly,
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Clerk's Tale: 137

[continues previous] Swich charge yaf, as him liste on hem leye;
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Merchant's Tale: 332

[continues previous] Be wedded whanne him list and wher he wolde.
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 6787

And wolde ich reneyed begging, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 129

And seyde, he dide al this at hir requeste;
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Knight's Tale: 960

I yow foryeve al hoolly this trespas,
11

Knight's Tale: 961

At requeste of the quene that kneleth here,
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 6786

[continues previous] Wherin his lyf he dide al wryte,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 6787

[continues previous] And wolde ich reneyed begging,
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1118

Him to revoken she dide al hir peyne. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1119

And at the laste, he gan his breeth to drawe, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 130

And they, with humble entente, buxomly,
12

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1119

[continues previous] And at the laste, he gan his breeth to drawe,
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Clerk's Tale: 131

Knelinge up-on her knees ful reverently
10

Clerk's Tale: 895

Cam at his heste, and on hir knees hir sette, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 896

And reverently and wysly she him grette. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 132

Him thanken alle, and thus they han an ende
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 60

And come agayn, right at the yeres ende, [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 896

[continues previous] And reverently and wysly she him grette.
12

Legend of Hypermnestra: 59

And thus the day they dryven to an ende; [continues next]
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Legend of Hypermnestra: 60

The frendes taken leve, and hoom they wende. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 133

Of hir entente, and hoom agayn they wende.
11

Wife of Bath's Tale: 59

[continues previous] And at the laste, he chees him for to wende,
11

Wife of Bath's Tale: 60

[continues previous] And come agayn, right at the yeres ende,
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Pardoner's Tale: 282

He stal him hoom agayn to his contree, [continues next]
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Legend of Hypermnestra: 60

[continues previous] The frendes taken leve, and hoom they wende. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 134

And heer-up-on he to his officeres
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Pardoner's Tale: 282

[continues previous] He stal him hoom agayn to his contree,
11

Pardoner's Tale: 283

[continues previous] And seyde, 'ther wol I nat lese my name;
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Legend of Hypermnestra: 60

[continues previous] The frendes taken leve, and hoom they wende.
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Clerk's Tale: 136

And to his privee knightes and squyeres
12

Knight's Tale: 1644

Knightes of retenue, and eek squyeres
11

Clerk's Tale: 137

Swich charge yaf, as him liste on hem leye;
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Knight's Tale: 2008

The okes olde, and leye hem on a rewe [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 127

He graunted hem a day, swich as him leste,
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Clerk's Tale: 128

On which he wolde be wedded sikerly,
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Clerk's Tale: 138

And they to his comandement obeye,
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Knight's Tale: 2008

[continues previous] The okes olde, and leye hem on a rewe
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Melibee's Tale: 64

'Certes,' quod they, 'we putten our dede and al our matere and cause al hoolly in your goode wil; and been redy to obeye to the speche and comandement of my lord Melibee. And therfore, dere and benigne lady, we preyen yow and biseke yow as mekely as we conne and mowen, that it lyke un-to your grete goodnesse to fulfillen in dede your goodliche wordes; for we consideren and knowlichen that we han offended and greved my lord ... [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 71

... is to seyn, the adversaries of Melibee, hadden herd what thise messagers seyden un-to hem, they weren right glad and Ioyeful, and answereden ful mekely and benignely, yeldinge graces and thankinges to hir lord Melibee and to al his companye; and shopen hem, with-outen delay, to go with the messagers, and obeye to the comandement of hir lord Melibee. [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 72

And right anon they token hir wey to the court of Melibee, and token with hem somme of hir trewe freendes, to maken feith for hem and for to been hir borwes. And whan they were comen to the presence of Melibee, he seyde hem thise wordes: 'it standeth thus,' quod ... [continues next]
11

Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 137

Right [plesing] un-to love and to nature; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 139

And ech of hem doth al his diligence
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Clerk's Tale: 174

With everich obeisaunce and diligence [continues next]
12

Franklin's Tale: 530

And preyeth him to doon his diligence [continues next]
10

Franklin's Tale: 531

To bringen him out of his peynes smerte, [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 30

... that the surgiens and phisiciens han seyd yow in your conseil discreetly, as hem oughte; and in hir speche seyden ful wysly, that to the office of hem aperteneth to doon to every wight honour and profit, and no wight for to anoye; and, after hir craft, to doon greet diligence un-to the cure of hem whiche that they han in hir governaunce. And sir, right as they han answered wysly and discreetly, right so rede I that they been heighly and sovereynly guerdoned for hir noble speche; and eek for they sholde do the more ententif bisinesse in the curacioun of your doghter dere. For ... [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 64

[continues previous] 'Certes,' quod they, 'we putten our dede and al our matere and cause al hoolly in your goode wil; and been redy to obeye to the speche and comandement of my lord Melibee. And therfore, dere and benigne lady, we preyen yow and biseke yow as mekely as we conne and mowen, that it lyke un-to your grete goodnesse to fulfillen in dede your goodliche wordes; for we consideren and knowlichen that we han offended and greved my lord Melibee ...
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Melibee's Tale: 71

[continues previous] ... is to seyn, the adversaries of Melibee, hadden herd what thise messagers seyden un-to hem, they weren right glad and Ioyeful, and answereden ful mekely and benignely, yeldinge graces and thankinges to hir lord Melibee and to al his companye; and shopen hem, with-outen delay, to go with the messagers, and obeye to the comandement of hir lord Melibee.
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Melibee's Tale: 72

[continues previous] And right anon they token hir wey to the court of Melibee, and token with hem somme of hir trewe freendes, to maken feith for hem and for to been hir borwes. And whan they were comen to the presence of Melibee, he seyde hem thise wordes: 'it standeth thus,' quod ...
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Melibee's Tale: 77

... And therfore, it were bettre for yow to lese so muchel good of your owene, than for to taken of hir good in this manere. For bettre it is to lesen good with worshipe, than it is to winne good with vileinye and shame. And every man oghte to doon his diligence and his bisinesse to geten him a good name. And yet shal he nat only bisie him in kepinge of his good name, but he shal also enforcen him alwey to do som-thing by which he may renovelle his good name; for it is writen, that "the olde good loos or good ... [continues next]
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Manciple's Tale: 37

And night and day dide ever his diligence [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 140

To doon un-to the feste reverence.
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Clerk's Tale: 175

[continues previous] That child may doon to fadres reverence.
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Franklin's Tale: 529

[continues previous] Doth to his maister chere and reverence,
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Franklin's Tale: 530

[continues previous] And preyeth him to doon his diligence
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Franklin's Tale: 531

[continues previous] To bringen him out of his peynes smerte,
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Melibee's Tale: 30

[continues previous] ... I sey yow, that the surgiens and phisiciens han seyd yow in your conseil discreetly, as hem oughte; and in hir speche seyden ful wysly, that to the office of hem aperteneth to doon to every wight honour and profit, and no wight for to anoye; and, after hir craft, to doon greet diligence un-to the cure of hem whiche that they han in hir governaunce. And sir, right as they han answered wysly and discreetly, right so rede I that they been heighly and sovereynly guerdoned for hir noble speche; and eek for they sholde do the more ententif bisinesse in the curacioun of your ...
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Melibee's Tale: 77

[continues previous] ... alle harmes." And therfore, it were bettre for yow to lese so muchel good of your owene, than for to taken of hir good in this manere. For bettre it is to lesen good with worshipe, than it is to winne good with vileinye and shame. And every man oghte to doon his diligence and his bisinesse to geten him a good name. And yet shal he nat only bisie him in kepinge of his good name, but he shal also enforcen him alwey to do som-thing by which he may renovelle his good name; for it is writen, that "the olde good loos or good name of ...
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Manciple's Tale: 38

[continues previous] Hir for to plese, and doon hir reverence,
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Parson's Tale: 33

... the fyr of it wol lasten al a yeer or more. And right so fareth it of rancour; whan it is ones conceyved in the hertes of som men, certein, it wol lasten peraventure from oon Estre-day unto another Estre-day, and more. But certes, thilke man is ful fer fro the mercy of god al thilke while. [continues next]
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Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 137

[continues previous] Right [plesing] un-to love and to nature;
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[continues previous] So ech of hem [doth wel] to creature.
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Clerk's Tale: 141

Noght fer fro thilke paleys honurable
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Parson's Tale: 33

[continues previous] ... coles of it with asshen, soothly the fyr of it wol lasten al a yeer or more. And right so fareth it of rancour; whan it is ones conceyved in the hertes of som men, certein, it wol lasten peraventure from oon Estre-day unto another Estre-day, and more. But certes, thilke man is ful fer fro the mercy of god al thilke while.
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Hous of Fame 2: 139

And noght only fro fer contree
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Clerk's Tale: 146

And of hir labour took hir sustenance
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Knight's Tale: 1877

And yaf hem yiftes after hir degree, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 147

After that the erthe yaf hem habundance.
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Knight's Tale: 1877

[continues previous] And yaf hem yiftes after hir degree,
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 4: 54

straunge folk, mayst thou seyn; but amonges hem ther they [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 148

Amonges thise povre folk ther dwelte a man
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 479

A good man was ther of religioun, [continues next]
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 480

And was a povre Persoun of a toun; [continues next]
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Squire's Tale: 10

Ther dwelte a king, that werreyed Russye, [continues next]
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Squire's Tale: 11

Thurgh which ther deyde many a doughty man. [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 35

... yeven conseil to areysen wrongful custumes and taillages. Of whiche seith Salomon, 'Leon rorynge and bere hongry been lyke to the cruel lordshipes,' in withholdinge or abregginge of the shepe (or the hyre), or of the wages of servaunts, or elles in usure or in withdrawinge of the almesse of povre folk. For which the wyse man seith, 'fedeth him that almost dyeth for honger'; for soothly, but-if thou fede him, thou sleest him; and alle thise been deadly sinnes. Bodily manslaughtre is, whan thow sleest him with thy tonge in other manere; as whan thou comandest to sleen a man, or elles yevest him conseil to ... [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 4: 54

[continues previous] straunge folk, mayst thou seyn; but amonges hem ther they
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Clerk's Tale: 149

Which that was holden povrest of hem alle;
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 479

[continues previous] A good man was ther of religioun,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 480

[continues previous] And was a povre Persoun of a toun;
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Squire's Tale: 10

[continues previous] Ther dwelte a king, that werreyed Russye,
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Squire's Tale: 11

[continues previous] Thurgh which ther deyde many a doughty man.
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Parson's Tale: 35

[continues previous] ... areysen wrongful custumes and taillages. Of whiche seith Salomon, 'Leon rorynge and bere hongry been lyke to the cruel lordshipes,' in withholdinge or abregginge of the shepe (or the hyre), or of the wages of servaunts, or elles in usure or in withdrawinge of the almesse of povre folk. For which the wyse man seith, 'fedeth him that almost dyeth for honger'; for soothly, but-if thou fede him, thou sleest him; and alle thise been deadly sinnes. Bodily manslaughtre is, whan thow sleest him with thy tonge in other manere; as whan thou comandest to sleen a man, or elles yevest ...
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Book of the Duchesse: 304

Had herd; for som of hem song lowe, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 150

But hye god som tyme senden can
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Legend of Hypsipyle and Medea: 51

To senden him in-to som fer contree [continues next]
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Book of the Duchesse: 304

[continues previous] Had herd; for som of hem song lowe,
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Book of the Duchesse: 305

[continues previous] Som hye, and al of oon acorde.
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Parlement of Foules: 413

In blisful tyme he com in-to this place.' [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 151

His grace in-to a litel oxes stalle:
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Clerk's Tale: 235

Bisyde the threshfold, in an oxes stalle,
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 184

And seyde, 'allas! for in an oxes stalle [continues next]
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 207

And whan that he cam to this oxes stalle,
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 208

After his felawe he bigan to calle.
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Legend of Hypsipyle and Medea: 51

[continues previous] To senden him in-to som fer contree
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Parlement of Foules: 412

[continues previous] And who so may at this time have his grace,
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Parlement of Foules: 413

[continues previous] In blisful tyme he com in-to this place.'
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Clerk's Tale: 152

Ianicula men of that throp him calle.
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 183

[continues previous] How that his felawe gan up-on him calle,
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Clerk's Tale: 153

A doghter hadde he, fair y-nogh to sighte,
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Clerk's Tale: 720

In riche array, this mayden for to gyde; [continues next]
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Hous of Fame 3: 430

But whyl that I beheld this sighte, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 154

And Grisildis this yonge mayden highte.
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Clerk's Tale: 720

[continues previous] In riche array, this mayden for to gyde; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 721

[continues previous] Hir yonge brother ryding hir bisyde. [continues next]
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Second Nun's Tale: 119

Now have I yow declared what she highte.
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Second Nun's Tale: 120

This mayden bright Cecilie, as hir lyf seith,
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Hous of Fame 3: 429

[continues previous] That they of write, and how they highte. [continues next]
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Hous of Fame 3: 430

[continues previous] But whyl that I beheld this sighte, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 155

But for to speke of vertuous beautee,
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Clerk's Tale: 720

[continues previous] In riche array, this mayden for to gyde;
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Physician's Tale: 39

And if that excellent was hir beautee, [continues next]
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Physician's Tale: 40

A thousand-fold more vertuous was she. [continues next]
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Hous of Fame 3: 430

[continues previous] But whyl that I beheld this sighte,
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Clerk's Tale: 156

Than was she oon the faireste under sonne;
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Franklin's Tale: 5

He for his lady wroghte, er she were wonne. [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 6

For she was oon, the faireste under sonne, [continues next]
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Physician's Tale: 39

[continues previous] And if that excellent was hir beautee,
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Physician's Tale: 40

[continues previous] A thousand-fold more vertuous was she.
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Clerk's Tale: 157

For povreliche y-fostred up was she,
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Reeve's Tale: 26

She was y-fostred in a nonnerye;
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Reeve's Tale: 27

For Simkin wolde no wyf, as he sayde,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 751

Empoysoned hath, for that she was his fo. [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 6

[continues previous] For she was oon, the faireste under sonne,
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Clerk's Tale: 158

No likerous lust was thurgh hir herte y-ronne;
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 751

[continues previous] Empoysoned hath, for that she was his fo.
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 752

[continues previous] Lucya, likerous, loved hir housbond so,
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 84

To preyen hir, is thurgh his wit y-ronne. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 159

Wel ofter of the welle than of the tonne
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 85

[continues previous] Cryseyde al this aspyede wel y-nough,
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Clerk's Tale: 162

But thogh this mayde tendre were of age,
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Merchant's Tale: 163

Un-to som mayde fair and tendre of age.
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Clerk's Tale: 163

Yet in the brest of hir virginitee
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Prioress' Tale: 140

That he last seyn was in the Iewerye. [continues next]
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Prioress' Tale: 141

With modres pitee in hir brest enclosed, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 164

Ther was enclosed rype and sad corage;
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Prioress' Tale: 141

[continues previous] With modres pitee in hir brest enclosed,
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Clerk's Tale: 165

And in greet reverence and charitee
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Clerk's Tale: 988

And whan this Walter say hir pacience, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 166

Hir olde povre fader fostred she;
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Clerk's Tale: 987

[continues previous] As coude a povre fostred creature.' [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 988

[continues previous] And whan this Walter say hir pacience, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1135

Quod Troilus, 'I see wel now, that she
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1136

Is taried with hir olde fader so,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1137

That er she come, it wol neigh even be.
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Clerk's Tale: 167

A fewe sheep spinning on feeld she kepte,
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Clerk's Tale: 987

[continues previous] As coude a povre fostred creature.'
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Clerk's Tale: 168

She wolde noght been ydel til she slepte.
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Man of Law's Tale: 399

As wel whan [that] she wook as whan she slepte. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 169

And whan she hoomward cam, she wolde bringe
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Man of Law's Tale: 399

[continues previous] As wel whan [that] she wook as whan she slepte.
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Legend of Dido: 425

And seide, that she wolde sacrifye.
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Legend of Dido: 426

And, whan she mighte her tyme wel espye,
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Clerk's Tale: 172

And made hir bed ful harde and no-thing softe;
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Monk's Tale: 278

Ther mighte no-thing in hir armes stonde. [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 309

That she hadde suffred day and night [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 310

Made hir ful yelwe, and no-thing bright, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 311

Ful fade, pale, and megre also. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 347

God woot, they take it wysly, faire and softe. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 173

And ay she kepte hir fadres lyf on-lofte
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Monk's Tale: 278

[continues previous] Ther mighte no-thing in hir armes stonde.
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Monk's Tale: 279

[continues previous] She kepte hir maydenhod from every wight,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 309

[continues previous] That she hadde suffred day and night
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Romaunt of the Rose: 310

[continues previous] Made hir ful yelwe, and no-thing bright,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 348

[continues previous] For-why good hope halt up hir herte on-lofte,
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Clerk's Tale: 174

With everich obeisaunce and diligence
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 205

Me neded nat do lenger diligence [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 139

And ech of hem doth al his diligence [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 529

Doth to his maister chere and reverence, [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 530

And preyeth him to doon his diligence [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 175

That child may doon to fadres reverence.
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 206

[continues previous] To winne hir love, or doon hem reverence.
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Clerk's Tale: 140

[continues previous] To doon un-to the feste reverence.
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Franklin's Tale: 529

[continues previous] Doth to his maister chere and reverence,
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Franklin's Tale: 530

[continues previous] And preyeth him to doon his diligence
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Franklin's Tale: 531

[continues previous] To bringen him out of his peynes smerte,
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Clerk's Tale: 176

Up-on Grisilde, this povre creature,
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Summoner's Tale: 65

Have I up-on this bench faren ful weel. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 714

She ladde hir lyf, this woful creature. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 177

Ful ofte sythe this markis sette his yë
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Summoner's Tale: 64

[continues previous] 'Thomas,' quod he, 'god yelde yow! ful ofte
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Summoner's Tale: 65

[continues previous] Have I up-on this bench faren ful weel.
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 478

And this chanoun him thanked ofte sythe,
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 479

And took his leve, and wente forth his weye,
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Compleynt of Mars: 247

That every wight, that sette on hit an yë, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 444

That every other charge he sette at nought;
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 445

For-thy ful ofte, his hote fyr to cese,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 714

[continues previous] She ladde hir lyf, this woful creature.
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 715

[continues previous] Ful ofte a day she sighte eek for destresse,
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Clerk's Tale: 178

As he on hunting rood paraventure;
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 169

And, whan he rood, men mighte his brydel here [continues next]
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Compleynt of Mars: 247

[continues previous] That every wight, that sette on hit an yë,
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Compleynt of Mars: 248

[continues previous] He wende anon to worthe out of his minde;
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Clerk's Tale: 179

And whan it fil that he mighte hir espye,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 168

[continues previous] Ful many a deyntee hors hadde he in stable:
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 169

[continues previous] And, whan he rood, men mighte his brydel here
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Second Nun's Tale: 528

He mighte noght smyte al hir nekke a-two; [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1801

Whan best his tyme he mighte espye, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 114

That ther nas thing with whiche he mighte hir plese, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 115

That he nolde doon his peyne and al his might [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 180

He noght with wantoun loking of folye
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Knight's Tale: 1313

And as a leoun he his loking caste. [continues next]
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Knight's Tale: 1314

Of fyve and twenty yeer his age I caste. [continues next]
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Second Nun's Tale: 528

[continues previous] He mighte noght smyte al hir nekke a-two;
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1801

[continues previous] Whan best his tyme he mighte espye,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 534

That stod in blak, with loking of hir yën, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 114

[continues previous] That ther nas thing with whiche he mighte hir plese,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 115

[continues previous] That he nolde doon his peyne and al his might
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Clerk's Tale: 181

His yën caste on hir, but in sad wyse
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Knight's Tale: 1313

[continues previous] And as a leoun he his loking caste.
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Knight's Tale: 1314

[continues previous] Of fyve and twenty yeer his age I caste.
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Man of Law's Tale: 742

And in-to heven hir yën up she caste.
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Clerk's Tale: 612

The constance of his wyf, he caste adoun
10

Clerk's Tale: 613

His yën two, and wondreth that she may
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Monk's Tale: 212

And on a wal this king his yën caste,
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Legend of Thisbe: 180

On her he caste his hevy deedly yën
13

Compleynt unto Pitè: 18

And pitously on hir myn yën caste,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 534

[continues previous] That stod in blak, with loking of hir yën,
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Clerk's Tale: 183

Commending in his herte hir wommanhede,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 319

So depe was hir wo bigonnen, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 320

And eek hir herte in angre ronnen, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 184

And eek hir vertu, passing any wight
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Monk's Tale: 277

With any yong man, were he never so wight; [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 319

[continues previous] So depe was hir wo bigonnen,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 320

[continues previous] And eek hir herte in angre ronnen,
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 101

Nas noon so fair, for passing every wight [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 102

So aungellyk was hir natyf beautee, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 185

Of so yong age, as wel in chere as dede.
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Monk's Tale: 277

[continues previous] With any yong man, were he never so wight;
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Book of the Duchesse: 793

Forwhy I took hit of so yong age,
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 102

[continues previous] So aungellyk was hir natyf beautee,
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Clerk's Tale: 188

Hir bountee, and disposed that he wolde
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Clerk's Tale: 224

She wolde fayn han seyn som of that sighte. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 189

Wedde hir only, if ever he wedde sholde.
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 567

I spak to him, and seyde him, how that he,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 568

If I were widwe, sholde wedde me.
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Clerk's Tale: 205

Approcheth, that this wedding sholde be; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 223

[continues previous] The markis sholde wedde, and, if she mighte, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 190

The day of wedding cam, but no wight can
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Clerk's Tale: 204

[continues previous] The tyme of undern of the same day
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Clerk's Tale: 205

[continues previous] Approcheth, that this wedding sholde be;
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Clerk's Tale: 222

[continues previous] For wel she hadde herd seyd, that thilke day
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Clerk's Tale: 223

[continues previous] The markis sholde wedde, and, if she mighte,
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Clerk's Tale: 713

That he to no wight, though men wolde enquere, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 191

Telle what womman that it sholde be;
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Clerk's Tale: 714

[continues previous] Sholde nat telle, whos children that they were,
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Parson's Tale: 78

First, for mariage is figured bitwixe Crist and holy chirche. And that other is, for a man is heved of a womman; algate, by ordinaunce it sholde be so. For if a womman had mo men than oon, thanne sholde she have mo hevedes than oon, and that were an horrible thing biforn god; and eek a womman ne mighte nat plese to many folk at ones. And also ther ne sholde nevere be pees ne reste amonges hem; for everich wolde axen ... [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 192

For which merveille wondred many a man,
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Parson's Tale: 78

[continues previous] First, for mariage is figured bitwixe Crist and holy chirche. And that other is, for a man is heved of a womman; algate, by ordinaunce it sholde be so. For if a womman had mo men than oon, thanne sholde she have mo hevedes than oon, and that were an horrible thing biforn god; and eek a womman ne mighte nat plese to many folk at ones. And also ther ne sholde nevere be pees ne reste amonges hem; for ...
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Clerk's Tale: 195

Wol he nat wedde? allas, allas the whyle!
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Miller's Tale: 113

'A clerk had litherly biset his whyle, [continues next]
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Amorous Compleint: 9

[For] certes, now, allas! allas! the whyle!
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 260

Than seyde he thus, 'Fortune! allas the whyle! [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 196

Why wol he thus him-self and us bigyle?'
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Miller's Tale: 114

[continues previous] But-if he coude a Carpenter bigyle.'
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Miller's Tale: 115

And thus they been acorded and y-sworn
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 260

[continues previous] Than seyde he thus, 'Fortune! allas the whyle!
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Clerk's Tale: 198

Of gemmes, set in gold and in asure,
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Legend of Dido: 208

Both ceptre, clothes, broches, and eek ringes, [continues next]
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Legend of Dido: 209

Som for to were, and som for to presente [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1370

But wel I woot a broche, gold and asure,
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1371

In whiche a ruby set was lyk an herte,
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Clerk's Tale: 199

Broches and ringes, for Grisildis sake,
11

Pardoner's Tale: 580

Or elles silver broches, spones, ringes.
13

Legend of Dido: 208

[continues previous] Both ceptre, clothes, broches, and eek ringes, [continues next]
13

Legend of Dido: 209

[continues previous] Som for to were, and som for to presente [continues next]
11

Legend of Dido: 352

Sende her lettres, tokens, broches, ringes
13

Clerk's Tale: 200

And of hir clothing took he the mesure
13

Legend of Dido: 208

[continues previous] Both ceptre, clothes, broches, and eek ringes,
13

Legend of Dido: 209

[continues previous] Som for to were, and som for to presente
11

Clerk's Tale: 201

By a mayde, lyk to hir stature,
11

Clerk's Tale: 968

This mayde and eek hir brother to commende [continues next]
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 156

Made hir lyk a daysie for to sene, [continues next]
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 224

Made hir lyk a daysie for to sene, [continues next]
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 225

Considered eek hir fret of gold above. [continues next]
14

Clerk's Tale: 202

And eek of othere ornamentes alle
14

Knight's Tale: 893

Gret pitee was it, as it thoughte hem alle, [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 968

[continues previous] This mayde and eek hir brother to commende
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 157

[continues previous] Considered eek the fret of gold above.
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 225

[continues previous] Considered eek hir fret of gold above.
13

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1067

His blisse, and eek this othere termes alle, [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1333

And eek myn othere thinges alle y-fere,
10

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1334

And nameliche, my dere herte, ye,
14

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1063

And wommen most wol hate me of alle. [continues next]
14

Clerk's Tale: 203

That un-to swich a wedding sholde falle.
14

Knight's Tale: 894

[continues previous] That ever swich a chaunce sholde falle;
13

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1068

[continues previous] That in swich cas these loveres alle seche;
10

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 761

'Ey! god forbede that it sholde falle,'
10

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 762

Quod Pandarus, 'that ye swich foly wroughte!
14

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1064

[continues previous] Allas, that swich a cas me sholde falle!
12

Clerk's Tale: 204

The tyme of undern of the same day
12

Knight's Tale: 1237

The day approcheth of hir retourninge, [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 190

The day of wedding cam, but no wight can [continues next]
12

Nun's Priest's Tale: 402

Til it was passed undern of the day,
12

Nun's Priest's Tale: 403

Wayting his tyme on Chauntecleer to falle,
12

Clerk's Tale: 205

Approcheth, that this wedding sholde be;
12

Knight's Tale: 1237

[continues previous] The day approcheth of hir retourninge,
12

Knight's Tale: 1238

[continues previous] That everich sholde an hundred knightes bringe,
10

Clerk's Tale: 189

[continues previous] Wedde hir only, if ever he wedde sholde.
10

Clerk's Tale: 190

[continues previous] The day of wedding cam, but no wight can
11

Clerk's Tale: 207

Bothe halle and chambres, ech in his degree;
11

Parlement of Foules: 662

And ech of yow peyne him, in his degree, [continues next]
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 5299

His dever doon in ech degree [continues next]
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 5300

That his freend ne shamed be,
11

Clerk's Tale: 208

Houses of office stuffed with plentee
10

Knight's Tale: 1638

Ther maystow seen devysing of herneys [continues next]
11

Parlement of Foules: 662

[continues previous] And ech of yow peyne him, in his degree,
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 5298

[continues previous] Lat him, with ful entencioun,
12

Clerk's Tale: 209

Ther maystow seen of deyntevous vitaille,
12

Knight's Tale: 1638

[continues previous] Ther maystow seen devysing of herneys
11

Merchant's Tale: 469

And ful of instruments and of vitaille,
11

Merchant's Tale: 470

The moste deyntevous of al Itaille.
11

Clerk's Tale: 216

Un-to the village, of the which I tolde,
10

Knight's Tale: 647

And to the grove, of which that I yow tolde, [continues next]
11

Knight's Tale: 831

In which ther was an hert, as men him tolde, [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 217

In this array the righte wey han holde.
10

Knight's Tale: 648

[continues previous] By aventure, his wey he gan to holde,
11

Knight's Tale: 832

[continues previous] Duk Theseus the streighte wey hath holde.
10

Parson's Tale: 1

... your soules,' &c. Manye been the weyes espirituels that leden folk to oure Lord Iesu Crist, and to the regne of glorie. Of whiche weyes, ther is a ful noble wey and a ful covenable, which may nat faile to man ne to womman, that thurgh sinne hath misgoon fro the righte wey of Ierusalem celestial; and this wey is cleped Penitence, of which man sholde gladly herknen and enquere with al his herte; to witen what is Penitence, and whennes it is cleped Penitence, and in how manye maneres been the accions or werkinges of Penitence, and how manye spyces ther been of Penitence, and whiche thinges apertenen ... [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 218

Grisilde of this, god woot, ful innocent,
10

Parson's Tale: 1

[continues previous] ... Manye been the weyes espirituels that leden folk to oure Lord Iesu Crist, and to the regne of glorie. Of whiche weyes, ther is a ful noble wey and a ful covenable, which may nat faile to man ne to womman, that thurgh sinne hath misgoon fro the righte wey of Ierusalem celestial; and this wey is cleped Penitence, of which man sholde gladly herknen and enquere with al his herte; to witen what is Penitence, and whennes it is cleped Penitence, and in how manye maneres been the accions or werkinges of Penitence, and how manye spyces ther been of Penitence, and whiche thinges ...
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1234

'God woot, of thing ful ofte looth bigonne [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 219

That for hir shapen was al this array,
12

Physician's Tale: 149

Whan shapen was al hir conspiracye [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1233

[continues previous] And took it him: he thonked hir and seyde,
11

Clerk's Tale: 220

To fecchen water at a welle is went,
11

Physician's Tale: 150

[continues previous] Fro point to point, how that his lecherye
13

Clerk's Tale: 221

And cometh hoom as sone as ever she may.
11

Clerk's Tale: 95

To wedde me, as sone as ever I may.
12

Clerk's Tale: 124

Of his spousaille, as sone as ever he may; [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 228

To doon at hoom, as sone as it may be,
10

Clerk's Tale: 854

And voyden hir as sone as ever he mighte.
11

Merchant's Tale: 669

But after mete, as sone as ever I may,
12

Shipman's Tale: 240

And come agayn, as sone as ever I may. [continues next]
12

Shipman's Tale: 417

And I shal paye, as sone as ever I may. [continues next]
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 61

As sone as ever the sonne ginneth weste,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 422

I shal aryse, as sone as ever I may;
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 423

And god, to whom myn herte I sacrifyse,
13

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 511

She wolde come as sone as ever she mighte. [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 222

For wel she hadde herd seyd, that thilke day
12

Clerk's Tale: 125

[continues previous] For yet alwey the peple som-what dredde [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 190

The day of wedding cam, but no wight can [continues next]
12

Shipman's Tale: 241

[continues previous] For which, my dere wyf, I thee biseke,
12

Shipman's Tale: 418

[continues previous] For, by my trouthe, I have on myn array,
10

Melibee's Tale: 56

Thanne bigan dame Prudence to maken semblant of wratthe, and seyde, 'certes, sir, sauf your grace, I love your honour and your profit as I do myn owene, and ever have doon; ne ye ne noon other syen never the contrarie. And yit, if I hadde seyd that ye sholde han purchaced the pees and the reconsiliacioun, I ne hadde nat muchel mistaken me, ne seyd amis. For the wyse man seith: "the dissensioun biginneth by another man, and the reconsiling bi-ginneth by thy-self." And the prophete seith: "flee shrewednesse and do goodnesse; seke pees and folwe it, ... [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1550

Ber witnesse of this word that seyd is here,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1551

That thilke day that ich untrewe be
13

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 510

[continues previous] And swor, y-wis, his herte him wel bihighte,
13

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 511

[continues previous] She wolde come as sone as ever she mighte.
12

Clerk's Tale: 223

The markis sholde wedde, and, if she mighte,
11

Clerk's Tale: 126

[continues previous] Lest that this markis no wyf wolde wedde. [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 189

[continues previous] Wedde hir only, if ever he wedde sholde. [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 190

[continues previous] The day of wedding cam, but no wight can
11

Clerk's Tale: 641

If thise assayes mighte nat suffyse? [continues next]
12

Pardoner's Tale: 529

And fayn he wolde wreke him, if he mighte, [continues next]
10

Melibee's Tale: 56

[continues previous] Thanne bigan dame Prudence to maken semblant of wratthe, and seyde, 'certes, sir, sauf your grace, I love your honour and your profit as I do myn owene, and ever have doon; ne ye ne noon other syen never the contrarie. And yit, if I hadde seyd that ye sholde han purchaced the pees and the reconsiliacioun, I ne hadde nat muchel mistaken me, ne seyd amis. For the wyse man seith: "the dissensioun biginneth by another man, and the reconsiling bi-ginneth by thy-self." And the prophete seith: "flee shrewednesse and do goodnesse; seke pees and folwe it, as muchel as in thee ...
11

Monk's Tale: 104

If that it touche hir limmes or hir lyves. [continues next]
11

Legend of Dido: 425

And seide, that she wolde sacrifye. [continues next]
11

Legend of Dido: 426

And, whan she mighte her tyme wel espye, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 188

And trusten him she wolde, and wel she mighte, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 189

As seyde she, and from hir hors she alighte. [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 224

She wolde fayn han seyn som of that sighte.
12

Knight's Tale: 399

And som man wolde out of his prison fayn,
12

Knight's Tale: 400

That in his hous is of his meynee slayn.
11

Clerk's Tale: 126

[continues previous] Lest that this markis no wyf wolde wedde.
12

Clerk's Tale: 188

[continues previous] Hir bountee, and disposed that he wolde
11

Clerk's Tale: 640

[continues previous] But now of wommen wolde I axen fayn,
12

Merchant's Tale: 831

So brente his herte, that he wolde fayn
12

Merchant's Tale: 832

That som man bothe him and hir had slayn.
12

Pardoner's Tale: 529

[continues previous] And fayn he wolde wreke him, if he mighte,
11

Monk's Tale: 103

[continues previous] Of swich thing as they wolde han secree fayn,
11

Monk's Tale: 104

[continues previous] If that it touche hir limmes or hir lyves.
11

Hous of Fame 3: 758

I wolde fayn han had a fame,
11

Legend of Dido: 425

[continues previous] And seide, that she wolde sacrifye.
11

Legend of Dido: 426

[continues previous] And, whan she mighte her tyme wel espye,
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1225

She wolde fayn, to doon his herte an ese.
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 188

[continues previous] And trusten him she wolde, and wel she mighte,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 189

[continues previous] As seyde she, and from hir hors she alighte.
14

Clerk's Tale: 227

The markisesse, and therfor wol I fonde
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 398

'Pees!' quod my lord, 'the next tyme I wol fonde [continues next]
14

Romaunt of the Rose: 1584

To make ensample wol I fonde; [continues next]
14

Clerk's Tale: 228

To doon at hoom, as sone as it may be,
13

Clerk's Tale: 221

And cometh hoom as sone as ever she may.
12

Merchant's Tale: 570

'For goddes love, as sone as it may be,
11

Pardoner's Tale: 281

For which, as sone as it mighte be,
11

Pardoner's Tale: 282

He stal him hoom agayn to his contree,
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 399

[continues previous] To bringe our craft al in another plyte;
10

Legend of Ariadne: 214

That ye unto your sone as trewely
10

Legend of Ariadne: 215

Doon her be wedded at your hoom-coming.
14

Romaunt of the Rose: 1583

[continues previous] And for to doon you understonde,
14

Romaunt of the Rose: 1584

[continues previous] To make ensample wol I fonde;
10

Clerk's Tale: 230

And than I may at leyser hir biholde,
10

Miller's Tale: 107

Whan that she may hir leyser wel espye. [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 231

If she this wey un-to the castel holde.'
10

Miller's Tale: 107

[continues previous] Whan that she may hir leyser wel espye.
13

Man of Law's Tale: 709

Un-to the castel halt the nexte wey, [continues next]
11

Book of the Duchesse: 1179

That she wolde holde me for hir knight, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1586

She wolde come ayein and holde hir trouthe. [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 232

And as she wolde over hir threshfold goon,
11

Man of Law's Tale: 315

That revel stinte, and men goon to hir reste. [continues next]
13

Man of Law's Tale: 710

[continues previous] And to the constable he the lettre took;
11

Book of the Duchesse: 1179

[continues previous] That she wolde holde me for hir knight,
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1173

And streyght in-to hir chaumbre gan she goon; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1174

But of hir besinesses, this was oon [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1586

[continues previous] She wolde come ayein and holde hir trouthe.
13

Clerk's Tale: 233

The markis cam and gan hir for to calle;
11

Knight's Tale: 682

Whan that Arcite had songe, he gan to syke, [continues next]
11

Knight's Tale: 1227

Ful pitously Lucyna gan she calle, [continues next]
11

Knight's Tale: 1228

And seyde, 'help, for thou mayst best of alle.' [continues next]
11

Reeve's Tale: 295

And gan awake, and wente hir out to pisse, [continues next]
11

Reeve's Tale: 296

And cam agayn, and gan hir cradel misse, [continues next]
11

Man of Law's Tale: 231

She sette hir doun, and sayde as ye shal here. [continues next]
11

Man of Law's Tale: 315

[continues previous] That revel stinte, and men goon to hir reste.
11

Man of Law's Tale: 316

[continues previous] The tyme cam, this olde sowdanesse
12

Clerk's Tale: 236

And doun up-on hir knees she gan to falle, [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 972

To sitten doun to mete, he gan to calle [continues next]
11

Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 59

wolde don afterward. Tho com she ner, and sette hir doun up-on [continues next]
13

Hous of Fame 3: 477

And with that word she gan to calle [continues next]
13

Hous of Fame 3: 478

Hir messanger, that was in halle, [continues next]
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 1218

Hir heer doun to hir heles wente. [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 70

That with the noyse of hir he gan a-wake; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 71

And gan to calle, and dresse him up to ryse, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 253

With that she gan hir eyen doun to caste, [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1172

[continues previous] And gan some of hir women to hir calle, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1173

[continues previous] And streyght in-to hir chaumbre gan she goon; [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1218

And sette hir doun, and gan a lettre wryte, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1228

And doun she sette hir by him on a stoon [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 182

Wel neigh doun of hir hors she gan to sye. [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1005

And ther-with-al she caste hir eyen doun, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1006

And gan to syke, and seyde, 'O Troye toun, [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 234

And she sette doun hir water-pot anoon
11

Knight's Tale: 683

[continues previous] And sette him doun with-outen any more:
11

Knight's Tale: 1227

[continues previous] Ful pitously Lucyna gan she calle,
11

Knight's Tale: 1228

[continues previous] And seyde, 'help, for thou mayst best of alle.'
11

Reeve's Tale: 296

[continues previous] And cam agayn, and gan hir cradel misse,
13

Man of Law's Tale: 231

[continues previous] She sette hir doun, and sayde as ye shal here.
12

Clerk's Tale: 236

[continues previous] And doun up-on hir knees she gan to falle,
11

Clerk's Tale: 237

[continues previous] And with sad contenance kneleth stille
10

Clerk's Tale: 972

[continues previous] To sitten doun to mete, he gan to calle
13

Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 59

[continues previous] wolde don afterward. Tho com she ner, and sette hir doun up-on [continues next]
13

Hous of Fame 3: 477

[continues previous] And with that word she gan to calle
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 1218

[continues previous] Hir heer doun to hir heles wente.
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 1219

[continues previous] And she was simple as dowve on tree,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 71

[continues previous] And gan to calle, and dresse him up to ryse,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 253

[continues previous] With that she gan hir eyen doun to caste,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 254

[continues previous] And Pandarus to coghe gan a lyte,
13

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 599

But straught in-to hir closet wente anoon,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 600

And sette here doun as stille as any stoon,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1172

[continues previous] And gan some of hir women to hir calle,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1173

[continues previous] And streyght in-to hir chaumbre gan she goon;
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1218

[continues previous] And sette hir doun, and gan a lettre wryte,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1227

[continues previous] There as he sat and loked in-to strete,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1228

[continues previous] And doun she sette hir by him on a stoon
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 182

[continues previous] Wel neigh doun of hir hors she gan to sye.
10

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 849

Welcomed him, and doun by hir him sette;
10

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 850

And he was ethe y-nough to maken dwelle.
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1005

[continues previous] And ther-with-al she caste hir eyen doun,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1006

[continues previous] And gan to syke, and seyde, 'O Troye toun,
15+

Clerk's Tale: 235

Bisyde the threshfold, in an oxes stalle,
11

Clerk's Tale: 151

His grace in-to a litel oxes stalle:
15+

Nun's Priest's Tale: 184

And seyde, 'allas! for in an oxes stalle [continues next]
12

Nun's Priest's Tale: 207

And whan that he cam to this oxes stalle, [continues next]
12

Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 60

[continues previous] the uttereste corner of my bed; and she, biholdinge my chere, [continues next]
15+

Clerk's Tale: 236

And doun up-on hir knees she gan to falle,
10

Friar's Tale: 327

Up-on hir knees, he seyde in this manere,
12

Clerk's Tale: 233

The markis cam and gan hir for to calle; [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 234

And she sette doun hir water-pot anoon [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 495

And in her barm this litel child she leyde [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 496

With ful sad face, and gan the child to kisse [continues next]
11

Franklin's Tale: 113

Hir freendes sawe hir sorwe gan to slake, [continues next]
11

Franklin's Tale: 114

And preyede hir on knees, for goddes sake, [continues next]
12

Franklin's Tale: 817

She thonketh him up-on hir knees al bare, [continues next]
12

Franklin's Tale: 818

And hoom un-to hir housbond is she fare, [continues next]
15+

Nun's Priest's Tale: 184

[continues previous] And seyde, 'allas! for in an oxes stalle
12

Nun's Priest's Tale: 207

[continues previous] And whan that he cam to this oxes stalle,
12

Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 59

[continues previous] wolde don afterward. Tho com she ner, and sette hir doun up-on [continues next]
14

Hous of Fame 3: 615

And doun on knees anoon to falle; [continues next]
14

Hous of Fame 3: 616

And to hir tho besoughten alle [continues next]
15+

Romaunt of the Rose: 1514

And doun on knees he gan to falle, [continues next]
15+

Romaunt of the Rose: 1515

And forth his heed and nekke out-straughte [continues next]
15+

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 1044

Tho Troilus gan doun on knees to falle, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 1045

And Pandare in his armes hente faste, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 253

With that she gan hir eyen doun to caste, [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 254

And Pandarus to coghe gan a lyte, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 770

So that for fere almost she gan to falle.
12

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 733

And on hir bed she gan for deed to falle,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 182

Wel neigh doun of hir hors she gan to sye.
12

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1005

And ther-with-al she caste hir eyen doun, [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1006

And gan to syke, and seyde, 'O Troye toun, [continues next]
15+

Clerk's Tale: 237

And with sad contenance kneleth stille
10

Man of Law's Tale: 622

So longe is goon with childe, til that stille [continues next]
15+

Summoner's Tale: 492

The lady of the hous ay stille sat, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 234

[continues previous] And she sette doun hir water-pot anoon
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Clerk's Tale: 496

[continues previous] With ful sad face, and gan the child to kisse
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Franklin's Tale: 114

[continues previous] And preyede hir on knees, for goddes sake,
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Franklin's Tale: 818

[continues previous] And hoom un-to hir housbond is she fare,
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Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 59

[continues previous] wolde don afterward. Tho com she ner, and sette hir doun up-on
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Hous of Fame 3: 615

[continues previous] And doun on knees anoon to falle;
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Hous of Fame 3: 616

[continues previous] And to hir tho besoughten alle
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1514

[continues previous] And doun on knees he gan to falle,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1515

[continues previous] And forth his heed and nekke out-straughte
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 1045

[continues previous] And Pandare in his armes hente faste,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 254

[continues previous] And Pandarus to coghe gan a lyte,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1005

[continues previous] And ther-with-al she caste hir eyen doun,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1006

[continues previous] And gan to syke, and seyde, 'O Troye toun,
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Clerk's Tale: 238

Til she had herd what was the lordes wille.
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Knight's Tale: 1702

Goth now your wey; this is the lordes wille.' [continues next]
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Knight's Tale: 1703

The voys of peple touchede the hevene, [continues next]
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Man of Law's Tale: 622

[continues previous] So longe is goon with childe, til that stille
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Man of Law's Tale: 623

[continues previous] She halt hir chambre, abyding Cristes wille.
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Summoner's Tale: 492

[continues previous] The lady of the hous ay stille sat,
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Summoner's Tale: 493

[continues previous] Til she had herd al what the frere sayde:
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Clerk's Tale: 239

This thoghtful markis spak un-to this mayde
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Knight's Tale: 1702

[continues previous] Goth now your wey; this is the lordes wille.'
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Miller's Prologue: 42

This dronken Miller spak ful sone ageyn, [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 78

... consideringe hir trewe entente; and conformed him anon, and assented fully to werken after hir conseil; and thonked god, of whom procedeth al vertu and alle goodnesse, that him sente a wyf of so greet discrecioun. And whan the day cam that hise adversaries sholde apperen in his presence, he spak unto hem ful goodly, and seyde in this wyse: 'al-be-it so that of your pryde and presumpcioun and folie, and of your necligence and unconninge, ye have misborn yow and trespassed un-to me; yet, for as much as I see and biholde your grete humilitee, and that ye been sory and repentant of your giltes, it constreyneth me ... [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1579

A leche anoon, and seyde, 'in this manere [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1580

Men curen folk; this charme I wol yow lere.' [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 240

Ful sobrely, and seyde in this manere,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 860

His tale anon, and seyde in this manere.
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Miller's Prologue: 42

[continues previous] This dronken Miller spak ful sone ageyn,
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Miller's Prologue: 43

[continues previous] And seyde, 'leve brother Osewold,
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 373

But atte laste he seyde in this manere,
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Friar's Tale: 327

Up-on hir knees, he seyde in this manere,
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Clerk's Tale: 312

And to the peple he seyde in this manere, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 313

'This is my wyf,' quod he, 'that standeth here. [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 78

[continues previous] ... entente; and conformed him anon, and assented fully to werken after hir conseil; and thonked god, of whom procedeth al vertu and alle goodnesse, that him sente a wyf of so greet discrecioun. And whan the day cam that hise adversaries sholde apperen in his presence, he spak unto hem ful goodly, and seyde in this wyse: 'al-be-it so that of your pryde and presumpcioun and folie, and of your necligence and unconninge, ye have misborn yow and trespassed un-to me; yet, for as much as I see and biholde your grete humilitee, and that ye been sory and repentant of your giltes, it constreyneth ...
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Parson's Prologue: 70

And with that word he seyde in this manere
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 1059

His fulle freend, than seyde in this manere,
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 1060

'Far-wel, and thenk I wol thy thank deserve;
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1579

[continues previous] A leche anoon, and seyde, 'in this manere
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1580

[continues previous] Men curen folk; this charme I wol yow lere.'
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 359

Ful sobrely, and frendly for to see,
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 360

And seyde, 'freend, in Aprille the laste,
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1449

In armes streyne, and seyde in this manere:
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1587

He com anoon, nought ones seyde he 'nay,'
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1588

And Troilus ful sobrely he grette,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1173

And to him-self ful sobrely he seyde:
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Clerk's Tale: 241

'Wher is your fader, Grisildis?' he sayde,
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Clerk's Tale: 313

[continues previous] 'This is my wyf,' quod he, 'that standeth here.
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Clerk's Tale: 892

For thilke sely povre Grisildis; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 242

And she with reverence, in humble chere,
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Clerk's Tale: 893

[continues previous] And she with humble herte and glad visage,
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Compleynt of Mars: 291

For hir that, with unfeyned humble chere, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 124

And she him thonked with ful humble chere,
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 125

And ofter wolde, and it hadde ben his wille,
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Clerk's Tale: 243

Answerde, 'lord, he is al redy here.'
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Compleynt of Mars: 292

[continues previous] Was ever redy to do yow socour;
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Clerk's Tale: 244

And in she gooth with-outen lenger lette,
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Clerk's Tale: 333

And to his paleys, er he lenger lette, [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 250

And doun he gooth, no lenger wolde he lette, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 699

And stille as stoon, with-outen lenger lette, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 41

And in the berd, with-oute lenger lette, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 245

And to the markis she hir fader fette.
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Clerk's Tale: 334

[continues previous] With Ioyful peple that hir ladde and mette,
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Shipman's Tale: 250

[continues previous] And doun he gooth, no lenger wolde he lette,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1604

Eleyne, which that by the hond hir held, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 699

[continues previous] And stille as stoon, with-outen lenger lette,
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 41

[continues previous] And in the berd, with-oute lenger lette,
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 42

[continues previous] Hir fomen in the feld anoon hem mette.
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Clerk's Tale: 246

He by the hond than took this olde man,
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Merchant's Tale: 22

Thus seyde this olde knight, that was so wys. [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 857

This philosophre sobrely answerde, [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 386

This olde man ful mekely hem grette, [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 439

And yow amende!' — thus seyde this olde man. [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 12

... that werre is ones bigonne, ther is ful many a child unborn of his moder, that shal sterve yong by-cause of that ilke werre, or elles live in sorwe and dye in wrecchednesse. And ther-fore, er that any werre biginne, men moste have greet conseil and greet deliberacioun.' And whan this olde man wende to enforcen his tale by resons, wel ny alle at-ones bigonne they to ryse for to breken his tale, and beden him ful ofte his wordes for to abregge. For soothly, he that precheth to hem that listen nat heren his wordes, his sermon hem anoyeth. For Iesus Syrak ... [continues next]
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Second Nun's Tale: 211

Whan this was rad, than seyde this olde man, [continues next]
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Second Nun's Tale: 212

'Levestow this thing or no? sey ye or nay.' [continues next]
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Gamelyn's Tale: 606

Better is us ther loos than in town y-bounde.'
12

Gamelyn's Tale: 607

Adam took by the hond yonge Gamelyn;
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1604

[continues previous] Eleyne, which that by the hond hir held,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1605

[continues previous] Took first the tale, and seyde, 'go we blyve;'
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Clerk's Tale: 247

And seyde thus, whan he him hadde asyde,
10

Summoner's Tale: 214

Spak this by freres, whan he seyde thus:
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Merchant's Tale: 22

[continues previous] Thus seyde this olde knight, that was so wys.
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Franklin's Tale: 858

[continues previous] And seyde thus, whan he thise wordes herde:
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Pardoner's Tale: 387

[continues previous] And seyde thus, 'now, lordes, god yow see!'
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Pardoner's Tale: 439

[continues previous] And yow amende!' — thus seyde this olde man.
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Pardoner's Tale: 440

[continues previous] And everich of thise ryotoures ran,
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Melibee's Tale: 12

[continues previous] ... sothly, whan that werre is ones bigonne, ther is ful many a child unborn of his moder, that shal sterve yong by-cause of that ilke werre, or elles live in sorwe and dye in wrecchednesse. And ther-fore, er that any werre biginne, men moste have greet conseil and greet deliberacioun.' And whan this olde man wende to enforcen his tale by resons, wel ny alle at-ones bigonne they to ryse for to breken his tale, and beden him ful ofte his wordes for to abregge. For soothly, he that precheth to hem that listen nat heren his wordes, his sermon hem anoyeth. ...
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Second Nun's Tale: 211

[continues previous] Whan this was rad, than seyde this olde man,
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Clerk's Tale: 248

'Ianicula, I neither may ne can
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Knight's Tale: 1370

Theffectes ne the torments of myn helle; [continues next]
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Knight's Tale: 1371

Myn herte may myne harmes nat biwreye; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 249

Lenger the plesance of myn herte hyde.
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Knight's Tale: 1370

[continues previous] Theffectes ne the torments of myn helle;
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Knight's Tale: 1371

[continues previous] Myn herte may myne harmes nat biwreye;
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4428

Myn herte shal never in lyking be; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 250

If that thou vouche-sauf, what-so bityde,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4427

[continues previous] And if that thou foryete me,
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Clerk's Tale: 251

Thy doghter wol I take, er that I wende,
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Friar's Tale: 321

Ne was I never er now, widwe ne wyf, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 776

Un-to my fader gladly wol I wende, [continues next]
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Squire's Tale: 296

Un-to the temple, as reson was, they wende. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 391

Right as thy sclave, whider-so thou wende, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 860

Wol he have pleynte or teres, er I wende?
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 891

Ther shal be take, er that we hennes wende,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 892

That Manes, which that goddes ben of peyne,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1553

But on a day to fighten gan he wende, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 252

As for my wyf, un-to hir lyves ende.
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 401

And thus they live, un-to hir lyves ende,
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Friar's Tale: 321

[continues previous] Ne was I never er now, widwe ne wyf,
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Friar's Tale: 322

[continues previous] Somoned un-to your court in al my lyf;
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Clerk's Tale: 777

[continues previous] And with him dwelle un-to my lyves ende. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 980

Plesance y-nogh un-to your lyves ende. [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 110

A wyf, to laste un-to his lyves ende.
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Merchant's Tale: 111

For thanne his lyf is set in sikernesse;
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Squire's Tale: 295

[continues previous] They ete and drinke; and whan this hadde an ende,
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Squire's Tale: 296

[continues previous] Un-to the temple, as reson was, they wende.
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Shipman's Tale: 434

Taling y-nough un-to our lyves ende. Amen.
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Parson's Tale: 104

... grete mercy foryeve me the sinne. But of the translacion of Boece de Consolacione, and othere bokes of Legendes of seintes, and omelies, and moralitee, and devocioun, that thanke I oure lord Iesu Crist and his blisful moder, and alle the seintes of hevene; bisekinge hem that they from hennes-forth, un-to my lyves ende, sende me grace to biwayle my giltes, and to studie to the salvacioun of my soule: — and graunte me grace of verray penitence, confessioun and satisfaccioun to doon in this present lyf; thurgh the benigne grace of him that is king of kinges and preest over alle preestes, that ... [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1554

[continues previous] At which, allas! he caughte his lyves ende.
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Clerk's Tale: 253

Thou lovest me, I woot it wel, certeyn,
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Clerk's Tale: 778

[continues previous] Ther I was fostred of a child ful smal,
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Clerk's Tale: 981

[continues previous] O thing biseke I yow and warne also,
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Franklin's Tale: 272

'No, by that lord,' quod she, 'that maked me!
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Franklin's Tale: 273

For wel I woot that it shal never bityde.
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Shipman's Tale: 358

Upon your bench; she woot it wel, certeyn,
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Shipman's Tale: 359

By certein tokenes that I can hir telle.
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Parson's Tale: 104

[continues previous] ... sinne. But of the translacion of Boece de Consolacione, and othere bokes of Legendes of seintes, and omelies, and moralitee, and devocioun, that thanke I oure lord Iesu Crist and his blisful moder, and alle the seintes of hevene; bisekinge hem that they from hennes-forth, un-to my lyves ende, sende me grace to biwayle my giltes, and to studie to the salvacioun of my soule: — and graunte me grace of verray penitence, confessioun and satisfaccioun to doon in this present lyf; thurgh the benigne grace of him that is king of kinges and preest over alle preestes, that boghte us ...
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4521

By me, certeyn, it nil be do;
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4522

God woot, I have no wit therto!
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1663

He wol me telle, I woot it wel right now,
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 391

[continues previous] Right as thy sclave, whider-so thou wende,
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Clerk's Tale: 255

And al that lyketh me, I dar wel seyn
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Knight's Tale: 293

Or elles artow fals, I dar wel seyn.'
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Knight's Tale: 1028

I dar wel seyn that in this world ther nas. [continues next]
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Miller's Tale: 159

She was so propre and swete and likerous. [continues next]
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Miller's Tale: 160

I dar wel seyn, if she had been a mous, [continues next]
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Man of Law's Tale: 929

I dar wel seyn hir hadde lever a knyf
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 158

'Thanne,' quod she, 'I dar me wel avante,
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Summoner's Tale: 148

I dar wel seyn that, er that half an hour
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Merchant's Tale: 485

And certeinly, I dar right wel seyn this, [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 486

Ymenëus, that god of wedding is, [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 521

Wher-as he shoon ful pale, I dar wel seyn.
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Physician's Tale: 15

Or grave, or peynte; for I dar wel seyn,
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Book of the Duchesse: 1002

And I dar seyn and swere hit wel[continues next]
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Book of the Duchesse: 1003

That Trouthe him-self, over al and al, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1766

For certeinly, I dar wel seyn, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1767

The sight only, and the savour, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 7545

For I dar seyn, that Reson demeth, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 7546

It is not al sooth thing that semeth, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 396

I dar wel sayn, in al that Troilus
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1266

Yet were al lost, that dar I wel seyn, certes,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1296

And see now why; for this I dar wel seyn,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1297

That if so is that she untrewe be,
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Clerk's Tale: 256

It lyketh thee, and specially therfore
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Knight's Tale: 1027

[continues previous] That swich a noble theatre as it was,
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Miller's Tale: 159

[continues previous] She was so propre and swete and likerous.
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Merchant's Tale: 485

[continues previous] And certeinly, I dar right wel seyn this,
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Book of the Duchesse: 1002

[continues previous] And I dar seyn and swere hit wel —
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1767

[continues previous] The sight only, and the savour,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 7546

[continues previous] It is not al sooth thing that semeth,
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Clerk's Tale: 257

Tel me that poynt that I have seyd bifore,
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Melibee's Tale: 21

... for Salomon seith: "manye freendes have thou; but among a thousand chese thee oon to be thy conseillour." For al-be-it so that thou first ne telle thy conseil but to a fewe, thou mayst afterward telle it to mo folk, if it be nede. But loke alwey that thy conseillours have thilke three condiciouns that I have seyd bifore; that is to seyn, that they be trewe, wyse, and of old experience. And werke nat alwey in every nede by oon counseillour allone; for somtyme bihoveth it to been conseilled by manye. For Salomon seith: "salvacioun of thinges is wher-as ther been manye conseillours." [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 24

... ye shul folwe the conseil, now wol I teche yow how ye shal examine your conseil, after the doctrine of Tullius. In the examininge thanne of your conseillour, ye shul considere manye thinges. Alderfirst thou shalt considere, that in thilke thing that thou purposest, and upon what thing thou wolt have conseil, that verray trouthe be seyd and conserved; this is to seyn, telle trewely thy tale. For he that seith fals may nat wel be conseilled, in that cas of which he lyeth. And after this, thou shalt considere the thinges that acorden to that thou purposest for to do by thy conseillours, if resoun accorde ... [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 31

... wey; seye that thou goost thider as thou wolt nat go; and if he bereth a spere, hold thee on the right syde, and if he bere a swerd, hold thee on the lift syde." And after this, thanne shul ye kepe yow wysely from alle swich manere peple as I have seyd bifore, and hem and hir conseil eschewe. And after this, thanne shul ye kepe yow in swich manere, that for any presumpcioun of your strengthe, that ye ne dispyse nat ne acounte nat the might of your adversarie so litel, that ye lete the keping of your persone for your presumpcioun; ...
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Consolatione Philosophie 2 Prose 2: 6

with me, bifore what Iuge that thou wolt, of the possessioun [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 258

If that thou wolt un-to that purpos drawe,
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Melibee's Tale: 21

[continues previous] ... freendes have thou; but among a thousand chese thee oon to be thy conseillour." For al-be-it so that thou first ne telle thy conseil but to a fewe, thou mayst afterward telle it to mo folk, if it be nede. But loke alwey that thy conseillours have thilke three condiciouns that I have seyd bifore; that is to seyn, that they be trewe, wyse, and of old experience. And werke nat alwey in every nede by oon counseillour allone; for somtyme bihoveth it to been conseilled by manye. For Salomon seith: "salvacioun of thinges is wher-as ther been manye conseillours."
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Melibee's Tale: 24

[continues previous] ... which folk ye shul folwe the conseil, now wol I teche yow how ye shal examine your conseil, after the doctrine of Tullius. In the examininge thanne of your conseillour, ye shul considere manye thinges. Alderfirst thou shalt considere, that in thilke thing that thou purposest, and upon what thing thou wolt have conseil, that verray trouthe be seyd and conserved; this is to seyn, telle trewely thy tale. For he that seith fals may nat wel be conseilled, in that cas of which he lyeth. And after this, thou shalt considere the thinges that acorden to that thou purposest for to do by thy ...
11

Consolatione Philosophie 2 Prose 2: 6

[continues previous] with me, bifore what Iuge that thou wolt, of the possessioun
13

Clerk's Tale: 260

This sodeyn cas this man astoned so,
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Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 56

that I ne mighte not knowen what that womman was, of so [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 57

imperial auctoritee, I wex al abaisshed and astoned, and caste my [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 274

And sodeynly he wex ther-with astoned, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 82

But lord, so he wex sodeinliche reed, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 261

That reed he wex, abayst, and al quaking
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Shipman's Tale: 111

And of his owene thought he wex al reed. [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 57

[continues previous] imperial auctoritee, I wex al abaisshed and astoned, and caste my
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Parlement of Foules: 583

The turtel seyde, and wex for shame al reed;
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Parlement of Foules: 584

Thogh that his lady ever-more be straunge,
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 274

[continues previous] And sodeynly he wex ther-with astoned,
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 275

[continues previous] And gan hire bet biholde in thrifty wyse:
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 867

For he was hit, and wex al reed for shame; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 82

[continues previous] But lord, so he wex sodeinliche reed, [continues next]
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[continues previous] And sire, his lesson, that he wende conne, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1570

With the shete, and wex for shame al reed;
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1571

And Pandarus gan under for to prye,
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Clerk's Tale: 262

He stood unnethes seyde he wordes mo,
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Franklin's Prologue: 30

'Telle on thy tale with-outen wordes mo.' [continues next]
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Franklin's Prologue: 31

'Gladly, sir host,' quod he, 'I wol obeye [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 797

For which in fewe wordes seyde he thus: [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 111

[continues previous] And of his owene thought he wex al reed.
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Melibee's Tale: 72

And right anon they token hir wey to the court of Melibee, and token with hem somme of hir trewe freendes, to maken feith for hem and for to been hir borwes. And whan they were comen to the presence of Melibee, he seyde hem thise wordes: 'it standeth thus,' quod Melibee, 'and sooth it is, that ye, causeless, and with-outen skile and resoun, han doon grete iniuries and wronges to me and to my wyf Prudence, and to my doghter also. For ye han entred in-to myn hous by violence, and have doon swich outrage, that ... [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 701

Lat take another ounce,' quod he tho, [continues next]
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 702

'Of quik-silver, with-outen wordes mo, [continues next]
10

Parlement of Foules: 108

That made me to mete that he stood there; [continues next]
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Parlement of Foules: 109

But thus seyde he, 'thou hast thee so wel born [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 867

[continues previous] For he was hit, and wex al reed for shame;
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 82

[continues previous] But lord, so he wex sodeinliche reed,
12

Clerk's Tale: 263

But only thus: 'lord,' quod he, 'my willing
11

Franklin's Prologue: 31

[continues previous] 'Gladly, sir host,' quod he, 'I wol obeye
11

Franklin's Tale: 797

[continues previous] For which in fewe wordes seyde he thus:
11

Franklin's Tale: 798

[continues previous] 'Madame, seyth to your lord Arveragus,
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Melibee's Tale: 72

[continues previous] And right anon they token hir wey to the court of Melibee, and token with hem somme of hir trewe freendes, to maken feith for hem and for to been hir borwes. And whan they were comen to the presence of Melibee, he seyde hem thise wordes: 'it standeth thus,' quod Melibee, 'and sooth it is, that ye, causeless, and with-outen skile and resoun, han doon grete iniuries and wronges to me and to my wyf Prudence, and to my doghter also. For ye han entred in-to myn hous by violence, and have doon swich outrage, that alle men knowen wel ...
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 701

[continues previous] Lat take another ounce,' quod he tho,
10

Parlement of Foules: 109

[continues previous] But thus seyde he, 'thou hast thee so wel born
11

Clerk's Tale: 264

Is as ye wole, ne ayeines your lyking
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 3794

And for no-thing ne wil I lette, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 3795

So that it lyking to hir be, [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 265

I wol no-thing; ye be my lord so dere;
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Clerk's Tale: 45

Yet for as muche as ye, my lord so dere, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 49

And ye, my lord, to doon right as yow leste. [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 423

And though to me that ye be lief and dere,
13

Clerk's Tale: 424

Un-to my gentils ye be no-thing so;
11

Merchant's Tale: 235

Ful litel nede had ye, my lord so dere,
12

Merchant's Tale: 950

By the leve of yow, my lord so dere: [continues next]
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Physician's Tale: 24

And for my werk right no-thing wol I axe; [continues next]
11

Physician's Tale: 25

My lord and I ben ful of oon accord; [continues next]
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Physician's Tale: 178

'To yow, my lord, sire Apius so dere, [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Metre 1: 13

Right so Fortune, that semeth as that it fleteth with slaked or [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 3794

[continues previous] And for no-thing ne wil I lette,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1431

Quod Pandarus, 'if ye, my lord so dere, [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 266

Right as yow lust governeth this matere.'
11

Clerk's Tale: 45

[continues previous] Yet for as muche as ye, my lord so dere,
11

Clerk's Tale: 49

[continues previous] And ye, my lord, to doon right as yow leste.
13

Merchant's Tale: 273

Doth now in this matere right as yow leste,
12

Merchant's Tale: 950

[continues previous] By the leve of yow, my lord so dere:
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Physician's Tale: 24

[continues previous] And for my werk right no-thing wol I axe;
10

Physician's Tale: 104

For I mot turne agayn to my matere. [continues next]
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Physician's Tale: 105

This mayde, of which I wol this tale expresse, [continues next]
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Physician's Tale: 178

[continues previous] 'To yow, my lord, sire Apius so dere,
10

Consolatione Philosophie 5 Metre 1: 12

[continues previous] of the erthe and the flowinge ordre of the slydinge water governeth.
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Metre 1: 13

[continues previous] Right so Fortune, that semeth as that it fleteth with slaked or
11

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1432

[continues previous] Wolden as now don this honour to me,
10

Clerk's Tale: 267

'Yet wol I,' quod this markis softely,
10

Physician's Tale: 105

[continues previous] This mayde, of which I wol this tale expresse,
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Clerk's Tale: 268

'That in thy chambre I and thou and she
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Book of the Duchesse: 1152

For wostow why? she was lady [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 269

Have a collacion, and wostow why?
10

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 561

Upon my peril, frete hem never a deel; [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 562

And wostow why? for they were used weel. [continues next]
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Book of the Duchesse: 1151

[continues previous] Ne I wolde have wratthed hir, trewly. [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 6373

As I was wont; and wostow why? [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 6374

For I dide hem a tregetry; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 851

What wostow if hir mutabilitee [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 907

Thee sholde never han tid thus fayr a grace; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 908

And wostow why? for thou were wont to chace [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 249

And wostow why? for shame it is to seye, [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 270

For I wol axe if it hir wille be
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 562

[continues previous] And wostow why? for they were used weel.
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 563

[continues previous] Now wol I tellen forth what happed me.
11

Book of the Duchesse: 1151

[continues previous] Ne I wolde have wratthed hir, trewly.
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Book of the Duchesse: 1152

[continues previous] For wostow why? she was lady
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 6374

[continues previous] For I dide hem a tregetry;
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 851

[continues previous] What wostow if hir mutabilitee
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 852

[continues previous] Right as thy-selven list, wol doon by thee,
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 908

[continues previous] And wostow why? for thou were wont to chace
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 248

[continues previous] To fare wel, I seye it for no bost,
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 249

[continues previous] And wostow why? for shame it is to seye,
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Clerk's Tale: 272

And al this shal be doon in thy presence,
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Clerk's Tale: 293

'That, sith it shal be doon in hastif wyse, [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 267

That ye me wol comande in any wyse, [continues next]
10

Shipman's Tale: 268

It shal be doon, right as ye wol devyse. [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 438

I wol it tellen heer in your presence. [continues next]
10

Parlement of Foules: 626

Than wol I doon hir this favour, that she [continues next]
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Parlement of Foules: 627

Shal have right him on whom hir herte is set, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1459

'Sire, al this shal be doon,' quod Pandarus;
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1460

And took his leve, and never gan to fyne,
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Clerk's Tale: 273

I wol noght speke out of thyn audience.'
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Clerk's Tale: 294

[continues previous] Wol ye assente, or elles yow avyse?
10

Shipman's Tale: 267

[continues previous] That ye me wol comande in any wyse,
10

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 437

[continues previous] And if yow list to yeve me audience,
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 438

[continues previous] I wol it tellen heer in your presence.
10

Parlement of Foules: 626

[continues previous] Than wol I doon hir this favour, that she
12

Clerk's Tale: 275

Hir tretis, which as ye shal after here,
12

Man of Law's Prologue: 98

Bigan his tale, as ye shal after here.
12

Squire's Tale: 188

To voyden him, as ye shal after here. [continues next]
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Squire's Tale: 446

Un-to the hauk, as ye shul after here. [continues next]
12

Anelida and Arcite: 357

That shapen was as ye shal after here.
11

Clerk's Tale: 276

The peple cam un-to the hous with-oute,
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Squire's Tale: 189

[continues previous] Greet was the prees, that swarmeth to and fro,
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Squire's Tale: 446

[continues previous] Un-to the hauk, as ye shul after here.
12

Clerk's Tale: 278

And tentifly she kepte hir fader dere.
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Clerk's Tale: 843

But she fro weping kepte hir yën dreye, [continues next]
12

Romaunt of the Rose: 7378

That seide he was hir fader dere,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 7379

To whom she hadde ofter went
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Clerk's Tale: 279

But outerly Grisildis wondre mighte,
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Clerk's Tale: 843

[continues previous] But she fro weping kepte hir yën dreye,
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1699

For whan he saugh that she ne mighte dwelle, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 280

For never erst ne saugh she swich a sighte.
11

Knight's Tale: 1475

But sodeinly she saugh a sighte queynte,
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Knight's Tale: 1476

For right anon oon of the fyres queynte,
11

Man of Law's Tale: 927

Ne saugh I never as she, ne herde of mo
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 245

And ther-to comen of so lowe a kinde, [continues next]
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Friar's Tale: 169

A lousy Iogelour can deceyve thee, [continues next]
11

Summoner's Tale: 511

To shewe swich a probleme to the frere?
11

Summoner's Tale: 512

Never erst er now herde I of swich matere;
12

Franklin's Tale: 253

Never erst,' quod she, 'ne wiste I what ye mente.
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Hous of Fame 3: 897

Ne saugh I swich a hous as this.'
12

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1699

[continues previous] For whan he saugh that she ne mighte dwelle,
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Clerk's Tale: 281

No wonder is thogh that she were astoned
12

Miller's Tale: 517

No wonder is thogh that I swelte and swete;
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 246

[continues previous] That litel wonder is, thogh I walwe and winde.
12

Friar's Tale: 168

[continues previous] It is no wonder thing thogh it be so;
11

Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 513

No wonder is thogh Iove hir stellifye, [continues next]
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Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 525

No wonder is thogh Iove hir stellifye, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 282

To seen so greet a gest come in that place;
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Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 512

[continues previous] That I have to hir flour, the dayesye!
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 524

[continues previous] That I have to hir flour, the dayesye!
11

Clerk's Tale: 284

For which she loked with ful pale face.
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Franklin's Tale: 625

With face pale and with ful sorweful chere,
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Pardoner's Tale: 410

For which ful pale and welked is my face. [continues next]
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 203

With a ful pitous face, pale of hewe.
11

Manciple's Tale: 172

Now lystow deed, with face pale of hewe,
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Manciple's Tale: 173

Ful giltelees, that dorste I swere, y-wis!
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Clerk's Tale: 285

But shortly forth this tale for to chace,
15+

Clerk's Tale: 337

And shortly forth this tale for to chace, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 338

I seye that to this newe markisesse [continues next]
11

Pardoner's Tale: 411

[continues previous] But, sirs, to yow it is no curteisye
11

Legend of Thisbe: 84

And, shortly of this tale for to telle,
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Legend of Thisbe: 85

This covenant was affermed wonder faste;
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Clerk's Tale: 286

Thise arn the wordes that the markis sayde
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Clerk's Tale: 338

[continues previous] I seye that to this newe markisesse
11

Physician's Tale: 128

And to him-self ful prively he sayde, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 287

To this benigne verray feithful mayde.
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Physician's Tale: 127

[continues previous] So was he caught with beautee of this mayde; [continues next]
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Physician's Tale: 128

[continues previous] And to him-self ful prively he sayde, [continues next]
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Physician's Tale: 129

[continues previous] 'This mayde shal be myn, for any man.' [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 288

'Grisilde,' he seyde, 'ye shul wel understonde
11

Knight's Tale: 1362

And herte soor, he seyde as ye shul here.
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 29

That gentil text can I wel understonde.
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 30

Eek wel I woot he seyde, myn housbonde
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Physician's Tale: 128

[continues previous] And to him-self ful prively he sayde,
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Melibee's Tale: 31

... over alle thynges, ye sholde doon your diligence to kepen your persone and to warnestore your hous. And seyden also, that in this caas ye oghten for to werken ful avysely and with greet deliberacioun. And sir, as to the firste point, that toucheth to the keping of your persone; ye shul understonde that he that hath werre shal evermore mekely and devoutly preyen biforn alle thinges, that Iesus Crist of his grete mercy wol han him in his proteccioun, and been his sovereyn helping at his nede. For certes, in this world ther is no wight that may be conseilled ne kept suffisantly withouten ... [continues next]
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Monk's Tale: 284

And ye shul understonde how that he
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 771

Now nece myn, ye shul wel understonde,'
13

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 772

Quod he, 'so as ye wommen demen alle,
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Clerk's Tale: 289

It lyketh to your fader and to me
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Melibee's Tale: 31

[continues previous] ... as ye han herd bifore; that, over alle thynges, ye sholde doon your diligence to kepen your persone and to warnestore your hous. And seyden also, that in this caas ye oghten for to werken ful avysely and with greet deliberacioun. And sir, as to the firste point, that toucheth to the keping of your persone; ye shul understonde that he that hath werre shal evermore mekely and devoutly preyen biforn alle thinges, that Iesus Crist of his grete mercy wol han him in his proteccioun, and been his sovereyn helping at his nede. For certes, in this world ther is no wight that may ...
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Clerk's Tale: 290

That I yow wedde, and eek it may so stonde,
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 404

And grace toverbyde hem that we wedde.
11

Wife of Bath's Tale: 405

And eek I preye Iesu shorte hir lyves
12

Clerk's Tale: 292

But thise demandes axe I first,' quod he,
12

Reeve's Tale: 114

'It shal be doon,' quod Simkin, 'by my fay; [continues next]
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Physician's Epilogue: 34

'It shall be doon,' quod he, 'by seint Ronyon! [continues next]
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Physician's Epilogue: 35

But first,' quod he, 'heer at this ale-stake [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Prose 3: 95

divynour, that seyde: "Al that I seye," quod he, "either it shal be, [continues next]
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Book of the Duchesse: 759

Sir,' quod he, 'sith first I couthe [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 293

'That, sith it shal be doon in hastif wyse,
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Reeve's Tale: 113

[continues previous] I pray yow spede us hethen that ye may.'
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Reeve's Tale: 114

[continues previous] 'It shal be doon,' quod Simkin, 'by my fay;
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 366

And never yow displese in al my lyf, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 74

Chese yow a wyf in short tyme, atte leste, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 272

And al this shal be doon in thy presence, [continues next]
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Physician's Epilogue: 34

[continues previous] 'It shall be doon,' quod he, 'by seint Ronyon!
15+

Shipman's Tale: 267

That ye me wol comande in any wyse, [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 268

It shal be doon, right as ye wol devyse. [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Prose 3: 95

[continues previous] divynour, that seyde: "Al that I seye," quod he, "either it shal be,
12

Book of the Duchesse: 759

[continues previous] Sir,' quod he, 'sith first I couthe
15+

Clerk's Tale: 294

Wol ye assente, or elles yow avyse?
10

Wife of Bath's Tale: 367

[continues previous] Or elles ye wol han me yong and fair,
12

Clerk's Tale: 73

[continues previous] And we wol, lord, if that ye wol assente,
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Clerk's Tale: 74

[continues previous] Chese yow a wyf in short tyme, atte leste,
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Clerk's Tale: 273

[continues previous] I wol noght speke out of thyn audience.'
15+

Shipman's Tale: 267

[continues previous] That ye me wol comande in any wyse,
15+

Shipman's Tale: 268

[continues previous] It shal be doon, right as ye wol devyse.
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Melibee's Prologue: 20

That oghte lyken yow, as I suppose, [continues next]
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Melibee's Prologue: 21

Or elles, certes, ye been to daungerous. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 295

I seye this, be ye redy with good herte
11

Melibee's Prologue: 20

[continues previous] That oghte lyken yow, as I suppose,
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1210

Receyve now my spirit!' wolde he seye, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1211

With swerd at herte, al redy for to deye. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1319

With herte, body, lyf, lust, thought, and al; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 296

To al my lust, and that I frely may,
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 247

And therfor may I seyn, as thinketh me, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1211

[continues previous] With swerd at herte, al redy for to deye.
10

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1319

[continues previous] With herte, body, lyf, lust, thought, and al;
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Clerk's Tale: 297

As me best thinketh, do yow laughe or smerte,
11

Melibee's Tale: 17

... praye him to dresse thy weyes"; and looke that alle thy conseils been in him for evermore. Seint Iame eek seith: "if any of yow have nede of sapience, axe it of god." And afterward thanne shul ye taken conseil in your-self, and examine wel your thoghtes, of swich thing as yow thinketh that is best for your profit. And thanne shul ye dryve fro your herte three thinges that been contrariouse to good conseil, that is to seyn, ire, coveitise, and hastifnesse.
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Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 93

Swich vois, right as yow list, to laughe or pleyne. [continues next]
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 247

[continues previous] And therfor may I seyn, as thinketh me,
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Clerk's Tale: 298

And never ye to grucche it, night ne day?
11

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 93

[continues previous] Swich vois, right as yow list, to laughe or pleyne.
11

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 94

[continues previous] Be ye my gyde and lady sovereyne;
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Legend of Hypsipyle and Medea: 273

Ne sholde her never falsen, night ne day,
10

Legend of Hypsipyle and Medea: 274

To been her husbond, whyl he liven may,
13

Clerk's Tale: 299

And eek whan I sey "ye," ne sey nat "nay,"
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 201

If I sey fals, sey nay, up-on thy fey!'
13

Compleynt of Venus: 63

That, for no peyne wol I nat sey nay; [continues next]
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Compleynt of Venus: 64

To love him best ne shal I never repente. [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 6546

(Who seith "ye," I dar sey "nay")
12

Romaunt of the Rose: 6547

That Crist, ne his apostlis dere,
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Clerk's Tale: 300

Neither by word ne frowning contenance;
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Compleynt of Venus: 64

[continues previous] To love him best ne shal I never repente.
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Clerk's Tale: 303

She seyde, 'lord, undigne and unworthy
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Consolatione Philosophie 2 Prose 6: 77

but it sheweth rather al openly that they ben unworthy and [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 2 Prose 6: 78

undigne. And why is it thus? Certes, for ye han Ioye to clepen [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 4: 21

hem worthy of reverence, that I deme and holde unworthy to han [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 304

Am I to thilke honour that ye me bede;
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Consolatione Philosophie 2 Prose 6: 77

[continues previous] but it sheweth rather al openly that they ben unworthy and
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 4: 21

[continues previous] hem worthy of reverence, that I deme and holde unworthy to han
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 4: 22

[continues previous] thilke same honours. Now yif thou saye a man that were fulfild
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Clerk's Tale: 305

But as ye wol your-self, right so wol I.
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Romaunt of the Rose: 3421

To stinte your yre that greveth so, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 3422

That I wol swere for evermo [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 306

And heer I swere that never willingly
11

Franklin's Tale: 256

Ne shal I never been untrewe wyf [continues next]
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 3421

[continues previous] To stinte your yre that greveth so,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 3422

[continues previous] That I wol swere for evermo
11

Clerk's Tale: 307

In werk ne thoght I nil yow disobeye,
11

Franklin's Tale: 256

[continues previous] Ne shal I never been untrewe wyf
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Franklin's Tale: 257

[continues previous] In word ne werk, as fer as I have wit:
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Hous of Fame 1: 328

As fer-forth as I hadde wit,
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Hous of Fame 1: 329

Agilte [I] yow in thoght ne deed.
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Clerk's Tale: 308

For to be deed, though me were looth to deye.'
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Miller's Tale: 207

Maketh the ferre leve to be looth.'
10

Miller's Tale: 208

For though that Absolon be wood or wrooth,
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Man of Law's Prologue: 91

Me were looth be lykned, doutelees, [continues next]
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Man of Law's Prologue: 92

To Muses that men clepe Pierides —
15+

Clerk's Tale: 309

'This is y-nogh, Grisilde myn!' quod he.
11

Miller's Tale: 434

He gooth and geteth him a kneding-trogh, [continues next]
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Man of Law's Prologue: 90

[continues previous] But of my tale how shal I doon this day?
14

Summoner's Tale: 450

And forth he gooth, with a ful angry chere, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 615

And forth he gooth with drery contenaunce, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 995

'This is y-nogh, Grisilde myn,' quod he, [continues next]
11

Shipman's Tale: 379

And up he gooth and maketh it ful tough. [continues next]
11

Shipman's Tale: 380

'Namore,' quod she, 'by god, ye have y-nough!' [continues next]
15+

Clerk's Tale: 310

And forth he gooth with a ful sobre chere
10

Miller's Tale: 432

He wepeth, weyleth, maketh sory chere,
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Miller's Tale: 433

[continues previous] He syketh with ful many a sory swogh.
12

Miller's Tale: 434

[continues previous] He gooth and geteth him a kneding-trogh,
11

Miller's Tale: 600

Ful softe out at the dore he gan to stele, [continues next]
12

Reeve's Tale: 136

Of al hir art I counte noght a tare.' [continues next]
12

Reeve's Tale: 137

Out at the dore he gooth ful prively, [continues next]
12

Man of Law's Prologue: 97

And with that word he, with a sobre chere,
15+

Summoner's Tale: 450

[continues previous] And forth he gooth, with a ful angry chere,
15+

Summoner's Tale: 451

[continues previous] And fette his felawe, ther-as lay his stoor.
11

Clerk's Tale: 615

[continues previous] And forth he gooth with drery contenaunce,
15+

Clerk's Tale: 995

[continues previous] 'This is y-nogh, Grisilde myn,' quod he,
11

Shipman's Tale: 379

[continues previous] And up he gooth and maketh it ful tough.
15+

Second Nun's Tale: 382

Cecile hem seyde with a ful sobre chere, [continues next]
11

Second Nun's Tale: 383

'Now, Cristes owene knightes leve and dere, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 1012

But hotter wex his love, and thus he seyde,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 1013

With sobre chere, al-though his herte pleyde,
15+

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 747

And Pandarus, with a ful sobre chere, [continues next]
15+

Clerk's Tale: 311

Out at the dore, and after that cam she,
11

Miller's Tale: 599

[continues previous] And caughte the culter by the colde stele.
11

Miller's Tale: 600

[continues previous] Ful softe out at the dore he gan to stele,
12

Reeve's Tale: 137

[continues previous] Out at the dore he gooth ful prively,
11

Second Nun's Tale: 383

[continues previous] 'Now, Cristes owene knightes leve and dere,
10

Legend of Hypermnestra: 116

And every wight out at the dore him spedde.
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 948

And every wight out at the dore him dighte,
12

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 747

[continues previous] And Pandarus, with a ful sobre chere,
15+

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 748

[continues previous] Goth to the dore anon with-outen lette,
12

Clerk's Tale: 312

And to the peple he seyde in this manere,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 860

His tale anon, and seyde in this manere.
12

Wife of Bath's Tale: 373

But atte laste he seyde in this manere, [continues next]
12

Friar's Tale: 327

Up-on hir knees, he seyde in this manere, [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 240

Ful sobrely, and seyde in this manere, [continues next]
12

Parson's Prologue: 70

And with that word he seyde in this manere[continues next]
12

Parson's Prologue: 71

'Telleth,' quod he, 'your meditacioun. [continues next]
10

Legend of Dido: 68

With arwes and with bowe, in this manere. [continues next]
10

Legend of Dido: 69

This is the regne of Libie, ther ye been, [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 1059

His fulle freend, than seyde in this manere,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1579

A leche anoon, and seyde, 'in this manere
10

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1449

In armes streyne, and seyde in this manere:
12

Clerk's Tale: 313

'This is my wyf,' quod he, 'that standeth here.
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 373

[continues previous] But atte laste he seyde in this manere,
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 374

[continues previous] 'My lady and my love, and wyf so dere,
11

Friar's Tale: 327

[continues previous] Up-on hir knees, he seyde in this manere,
11

Clerk's Tale: 240

[continues previous] Ful sobrely, and seyde in this manere,
11

Clerk's Tale: 241

[continues previous] 'Wher is your fader, Grisildis?' he sayde,
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Parson's Prologue: 70

[continues previous] And with that word he seyde in this manere —
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Parson's Prologue: 71

[continues previous] 'Telleth,' quod he, 'your meditacioun.
10

Legend of Dido: 69

[continues previous] This is the regne of Libie, ther ye been,
14

Clerk's Tale: 314

Honoureth hir, and loveth hir, I preye,
14

Knight's Tale: 1457

And eek Arcite, that loveth me so sore, [continues next]
14

Knight's Tale: 1458

This grace I preye thee with-oute more, [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 774

That thonke I god and yow, to whom I preye [continues next]
14

Clerk's Tale: 315

Who-so me loveth; ther is na-more to seye.'
14

Knight's Tale: 1457

[continues previous] And eek Arcite, that loveth me so sore,
10

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 477

The flour is goon, ther is na-more to telle,
13

Summoner's Tale: 365

His sone was slayn, ther is na-more to seye.
13

Summoner's Tale: 380

Lest thee repente;" ther is na-more to seye.
13

Clerk's Tale: 476

And so wol I; ther is na-more to seye. [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 775

[continues previous] Foryelde it yow; there is na-more to seye.
11

Merchant's Tale: 878

Ther nis na-more to seye, but hastily
10

Squire's Tale: 314

And seyde, 'sir, ther is na-more to seyne,
10

Squire's Tale: 334

Ryde whan yow list, ther is na-more to done.'
10

Franklin's Tale: 856

Myn heritage; ther is na-more to telle.'
10

Franklin's Tale: 878

This al and som, ther is na-more to seyn.' [continues next]
10

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 379

'What!' quod my lord, 'ther is na-more to done,
10

Manciple's Tale: 162

This is theffect, ther is na-more to sayn; [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 316

And for that no-thing of hir olde gere
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Man of Law's Tale: 702

Hir and hir yonge sone, and al hir gere, [continues next]
10

Man of Law's Tale: 703

He sholde putte, and croude hir fro the lond, [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 476

[continues previous] And so wol I; ther is na-more to seye.
10

Franklin's Tale: 878

[continues previous] This al and som, ther is na-more to seyn.'
10

Manciple's Tale: 163

[continues previous] For sorwe of which he brak his minstralcye,
11

Clerk's Tale: 317

She sholde bringe in-to his hous, he bad
11

Cook's Prologue: 7

"Ne bringe nat every man in-to thyn hous;"
10

Man of Law's Tale: 703

[continues previous] He sholde putte, and croude hir fro the lond,
10

Clerk's Tale: 526

And bad his sergeant that he prively [continues next]
11

Second Nun's Tale: 513

And he weex wroth, and bad men sholde hir lede [continues next]
11

Second Nun's Tale: 514

Hom til hir hous, 'and in hir hous,' quod he, [continues next]
10

Legend of Dido: 211

And bad his sone, how that he sholde make [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 318

That wommen sholde dispoilen hir right there;
10

Clerk's Tale: 526

[continues previous] And bad his sergeant that he prively
10

Clerk's Tale: 527

[continues previous] Sholde this child ful softe winde and wrappe
11

Second Nun's Tale: 513

[continues previous] And he weex wroth, and bad men sholde hir lede
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Second Nun's Tale: 514

[continues previous] Hom til hir hous, 'and in hir hous,' quod he,
10

Legend of Dido: 211

[continues previous] And bad his sone, how that he sholde make
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Clerk's Tale: 320

To handle hir clothes wher-in she was clad.
10

Monk's Tale: 314

As wel in vessel as in hir clothing;
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Monk's Tale: 315

She was al clad in perree and in gold,
11

Clerk's Tale: 322

Fro foot to heed they clothed han al newe.
11

Clerk's Tale: 839

And in hir smok, with heed and foot al bare, [continues next]
10

Melibee's Tale: 52

... ne chinche; for it is a greet shame to a man to have a povere herte and a riche purs." He seith also: "the goodes that thou hast y-geten, use hem by mesure," that is to seyn, spende hem mesurably; for they that folily wasten and despenden the goodes that they han, whan they han namore propre of hir owene, they shapen hem to take the goodes of another man. I seye thanne, that ye shul fleen avarice; usinge your richesses in swich manere, that men seye nat that your richesses been y-buried, but that ye have hem in your might and in your weeldinge. ... [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 323

Hir heres han they kembd, that lay untressed
11

Clerk's Tale: 839

[continues previous] And in hir smok, with heed and foot al bare,
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Clerk's Tale: 840

[continues previous] Toward hir fader hous forth is she fare.
10

Melibee's Tale: 52

[continues previous] ... ne chinche; for it is a greet shame to a man to have a povere herte and a riche purs." He seith also: "the goodes that thou hast y-geten, use hem by mesure," that is to seyn, spende hem mesurably; for they that folily wasten and despenden the goodes that they han, whan they han namore propre of hir owene, they shapen hem to take the goodes of another man. I seye thanne, that ye shul fleen avarice; usinge your richesses in swich manere, that men seye nat that your richesses been y-buried, but that ye have hem in your might and in your weeldinge. For a wys man ...
14

Clerk's Tale: 324

Ful rudely, and with hir fingres smale
10

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 457

That on a Sonday were upon hir heed. [continues next]
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 458

Hir hosen weren of fyn scarlet reed, [continues next]
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 3201

And on hir heed she hadde a crown. [continues next]
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 3202

Hir semede wel an high persoun; [continues next]
14

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 737

She rente, and eek hir fingres longe and smale [continues next]
14

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 738

She wrong ful ofte, and bad god on hir rewe, [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 325

A corone on hir heed they han y-dressed,
10

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 457

[continues previous] That on a Sonday were upon hir heed.
10

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 458

[continues previous] Hir hosen weren of fyn scarlet reed,
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 3201

[continues previous] And on hir heed she hadde a crown.
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 3202

[continues previous] Hir semede wel an high persoun;
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 6006

Hir goode herte, and hir leautee. [continues next]
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 6007

They han on me set al hir thought, [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 954

Ful sobrely, right by hir beddes heed, [continues next]
13

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 737

[continues previous] She rente, and eek hir fingres longe and smale
12

Clerk's Tale: 326

And sette hir ful of nowches grete and smale;
10

Miller's Prologue: 70

For he shal finde y-nowe, grete and smale, [continues next]
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 6006

[continues previous] Hir goode herte, and hir leautee.
12

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 953

[continues previous] This Troilus ful sone on knees him sette
12

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 954

[continues previous] Ful sobrely, right by hir beddes heed,
12

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 955

[continues previous] And in his beste wyse his lady grette;
14

Clerk's Tale: 327

Of hir array what sholde I make a tale?
10

Miller's Prologue: 71

[continues previous] Of storial thing that toucheth gentillesse,
11

Man of Law's Tale: 275

Leet prively hir conseil goon hir way.
11

Man of Law's Tale: 276

What sholde I in this tale lenger tarie?
11

Man of Law's Tale: 604

Maken so long a tale, as of the corn.
11

Man of Law's Tale: 605

What sholde I tellen of the royaltee
12

Franklin's Tale: 436

Or elles he shal shame hir atte leste.'
14

Franklin's Tale: 437

What sholde I make a lenger tale of this?
11

Nun's Priest's Tale: 226

What sholde I more un-to this tale sayn? [continues next]
11

Parson's Tale: 80

... decree, a womman that is a wyf, as longe as she is a wyf, she hath noon auctoritee to swere ne bere witnesse with-oute leve of hir housbonde, that is hir lord; algate, he sholde be so by resoun. She sholde eek serven him in alle honestee, and been attempree of hir array. I wot wel that they sholde setten hir entente to plesen hir housbondes, but nat by hir queyntise of array. Seint Ierome seith, that wyves that been apparailled in silk and in precious purpre ne mowe nat clothen hem in Iesu Crist. What seith seint Iohn eek in this matere? Seint Gregorie eek seith, that no ...
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1299

What sholde I make of this a long sermoun?
11

Clerk's Tale: 328

Unnethe the peple hir knew for hir fairnesse,
10

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 530

God have hir soule! hir name was Alisoun. [continues next]
10

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 531

She knew myn herte and eek my privetee [continues next]
11

Nun's Priest's Tale: 227

[continues previous] The peple out-sterte, and caste the cart to grounde,
10

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1152

She wol not maken peple nycely [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1153

Gaure on hir, whan she comth; but softely [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 329

Whan she translated was in swich richesse.
10

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 530

[continues previous] God have hir soule! hir name was Alisoun.
10

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 531

[continues previous] She knew myn herte and eek my privetee
10

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1153

[continues previous] Gaure on hir, whan she comth; but softely
10

Clerk's Tale: 330

This markis hath hir spoused with a ring
10

Miller's Tale: 608

Of gold,' quod he, 'I have thee broght a ring; [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 331

Broght for the same cause, and than hir sette
10

Miller's Tale: 608

[continues previous] Of gold,' quod he, 'I have thee broght a ring;
10

Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 59

wolde don afterward. Tho com she ner, and sette hir doun up-on [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 332

Up-on an hors, snow-whyt and wel ambling,
10

Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 59

[continues previous] wolde don afterward. Tho com she ner, and sette hir doun up-on
10

Clerk's Tale: 333

And to his paleys, er he lenger lette,
10

Clerk's Tale: 244

And in she gooth with-outen lenger lette, [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 334

With Ioyful peple that hir ladde and mette,
10

Clerk's Tale: 245

[continues previous] And to the markis she hir fader fette.
15+

Clerk's Tale: 335

Conveyed hir, and thus the day they spende
10

Clerk's Tale: 1067

This day in murthe and revel to dispende [continues next]
11

Franklin's Tale: 288

Til that the brighte sonne loste his hewe; [continues next]
15+

Legend of Cleopatra: 71

And thus the longe day in fight they spende [continues next]
13

Legend of Cleopatra: 72

Til, at the laste, as every thing hath ende, [continues next]
15+

Clerk's Tale: 336

In revel, til the sonne gan descende.
10

Clerk's Tale: 1067

[continues previous] This day in murthe and revel to dispende
10

Clerk's Tale: 1068

[continues previous] Til on the welkne shoon the sterres light.
13

Franklin's Tale: 287

[continues previous] But sodeinly bigonne revel newe
13

Franklin's Tale: 288

[continues previous] Til that the brighte sonne loste his hewe;
15+

Legend of Cleopatra: 71

[continues previous] And thus the longe day in fight they spende
15+

Legend of Cleopatra: 72

[continues previous] Til, at the laste, as every thing hath ende,
11

Parlement of Foules: 266

Til that the hote sonne gan to weste.
11

Parlement of Foules: 489

And from the morwe gan this speche laste [continues next]
11

Parlement of Foules: 490

Til dounward drow the sonne wonder faste. [continues next]
15+

Clerk's Tale: 337

And shortly forth this tale for to chace,
15+

Clerk's Tale: 285

But shortly forth this tale for to chace, [continues next]
12

Legend of Thisbe: 84

And, shortly of this tale for to telle,
12

Legend of Thisbe: 85

This covenant was affermed wonder faste;
11

Parlement of Foules: 489

[continues previous] And from the morwe gan this speche laste
11

Clerk's Tale: 338

I seye that to this newe markisesse
11

Clerk's Tale: 285

[continues previous] But shortly forth this tale for to chace,
11

Clerk's Tale: 286

[continues previous] Thise arn the wordes that the markis sayde
11

Clerk's Tale: 886

Was couth eek, that a newe markisesse [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 339

God hath swich favour sent hir of his grace,
11

Clerk's Tale: 887

[continues previous] He with him broghte, in swich pompe and richesse,
13

Clerk's Tale: 340

That it ne semed nat by lyklinesse
13

Clerk's Tale: 444

For, as it semed, she was nat agreved: [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 496

Ne semed it [as] that she of him roughte, [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 341

That she was born and fed in rudenesse,
13

Clerk's Tale: 444

[continues previous] For, as it semed, she was nat agreved:
11

Clerk's Tale: 445

[continues previous] She seyde, 'lord, al lyth in your plesaunce,
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 496

[continues previous] Ne semed it [as] that she of him roughte,
12

Clerk's Tale: 343

But norished in an emperoures halle.
12

Man of Law's Tale: 557

An emperoures doghter stant allone; [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 344

To every wight she woxen is so dere
12

Man of Law's Tale: 558

[continues previous] She hath no wight to whom to make hir mone.
11

Clerk's Tale: 345

And worshipful, that folk ther she was bore
11

Squire's Tale: 178

And un-to Canacee this ring was bore
11

Squire's Tale: 179

Solempnely, ther she sit at the table.
11

Compleynt unto Pitè: 32

And yet she dyed not so sodeynly; [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 346

And from hir birthe knewe hir yeer by yere,
11

Knight's Tale: 158

But by hir cote-armures, and by hir gere,
11

Knight's Tale: 159

The heraudes knewe hem best in special,
11

Knight's Tale: 345

And hadde him knowe at Thebes yeer by yere;
11

Prioress' Tale: 46

That lerned in that scole yeer by yere
11

Monk's Tale: 69

And fully twenty winter, yeer by yere,
11

Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 471

Thou shalt, whyl that thou livest, yeer by yere,
11

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 481

Thou shalt, whyl that thou livest, yeer by yere,
11

Legend of Ariadne: 73

And been her trewe lover yeer by yere! [continues next]
11

Balade of Compleynt: 21

Sith I yow serve, and so wil yeer by yere.
11

Compleynt unto Pitè: 31

[continues previous] So many men as in hir tyme hir knewe,
11

Compleynt unto Pitè: 32

[continues previous] And yet she dyed not so sodeynly;
13

Parlement of Foules: 236

That was hir office alwey, yeer by yere
12

Parlement of Foules: 237

And on the temple, of doves whyte and faire
13

Parlement of Foules: 674

As yeer by yere was alwey hir usaunce
11

Clerk's Tale: 347

Unnethe trowed they, but dorste han swore
11

Legend of Ariadne: 74

[continues previous] But now to come ageyn to my matere.
12

Clerk's Tale: 350

Hem thoughte she was another creature.
12

Knight's Tale: 1537

That ever was any lyves creature; [continues next]
12

Knight's Tale: 1538

For she, that dooth me al this wo endure, [continues next]
10

Legend of Dido: 51

But she was yit the fairest creature [continues next]
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Legend of Dido: 52

That ever was y-formed by nature; [continues next]
12

Clerk's Tale: 351

For thogh that ever vertuous was she,
12

Knight's Tale: 1537

[continues previous] That ever was any lyves creature; [continues next]
12

Knight's Tale: 1538

[continues previous] For she, that dooth me al this wo endure, [continues next]
12

Man of Law's Tale: 873

No-thing ne knew he what she was, ne why [continues next]
12

Man of Law's Tale: 874

She was in swich array; ne she nil seye [continues next]
10

Legend of Dido: 51

[continues previous] But she was yit the fairest creature
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Legend of Dido: 52

[continues previous] That ever was y-formed by nature;
13

Clerk's Tale: 352

She was encressed in swich excellence
11

Knight's Tale: 1538

[continues previous] For she, that dooth me al this wo endure,
12

Man of Law's Tale: 873

[continues previous] No-thing ne knew he what she was, ne why
12

Man of Law's Tale: 874

[continues previous] She was in swich array; ne she nil seye
13

Legend of Hypermnestra: 16

To alle gode thewes born was she, [continues next]
13

Clerk's Tale: 353

Of thewes gode, y-set in heigh bountee,
10

Legend of Hypermnestra: 15

[continues previous] The whiche child, of her nativitee,
13

Legend of Hypermnestra: 16

[continues previous] To alle gode thewes born was she,
11

Clerk's Tale: 355

So benigne and so digne of reverence,
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 2: 21

for to ben right digne of reverence; and enforcen hem to ben [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 4: 65

nat maken folk digne of reverence, and yif that dignitees wexen [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 356

And coude so the peples herte embrace,
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 2: 21

[continues previous] for to ben right digne of reverence; and enforcen hem to ben
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 4: 65

[continues previous] nat maken folk digne of reverence, and yif that dignitees wexen
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 1077

So goodly was, and gat him so in grace, [continues next]
15+

Clerk's Tale: 357

That ech hir lovede that loked on hir face.
10

Man of Law's Tale: 434

That alle hir loven that loken on hir face.
13

Merchant's Tale: 507

At every time he loked on hir face; [continues next]
10

Franklin's Tale: 133

That on hir feet she mighte hir noght sustene. [continues next]
12

Franklin's Tale: 229

It may wel be he loked on hir face [continues next]
15+

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 1078

[continues previous] That ech him lovede that loked on his face.
13

Clerk's Tale: 358

Noght only of Saluces in the toun
13

Merchant's Tale: 508

[continues previous] But in his herte he gan hir to manace,
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Franklin's Tale: 133

[continues previous] That on hir feet she mighte hir noght sustene.
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[continues previous] In swich a wyse, as man that asketh grace;
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Clerk's Tale: 360

But eek bisyde in many a regioun,
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Monk's Prologue: 93

And eek in metre, in many a sondry wyse. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 361

If oon seyde wel, another seyde the same;
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Monk's Prologue: 92

[continues previous] In prose eek been endyted many oon,
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Clerk's Tale: 362

So spradde of hir heigh bountee the fame,
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 304

Of thyne auncestres, for hir heigh bountee,
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Clerk's Tale: 363

That men and wommen, as wel yonge as olde,
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Man of Law's Tale: 269

Wel knowestow to wommen the olde way! [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 17

Hir freendes soules, as wel olde as yonge, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 18

Ye, whan that they been hastily y-songe; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 130

Kepte hir estat, and bothe of yonge and olde
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 131

Ful wel beloved, and wel men of hir tolde.
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Clerk's Tale: 364

Gon to Saluce, upon hir to biholde.
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Man of Law's Tale: 269

[continues previous] Wel knowestow to wommen the olde way!
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Summoner's Tale: 17

[continues previous] Hir freendes soules, as wel olde as yonge,
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Nat only this Grisildis thurgh hir wit
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Franklin's Tale: 724

Honoured is thurgh al the Barbarye, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1672

And him with al hir wit to recomforte; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 84

To preyen hir, is thurgh his wit y-ronne. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 85

Cryseyde al this aspyede wel y-nough, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 373

Coude al the feet of wyfly hoomlinesse,
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Franklin's Tale: 724

[continues previous] Honoured is thurgh al the Barbarye,
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Franklin's Tale: 725

[continues previous] O Teuta, queen! thy wyfly chastitee
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1672

[continues previous] And him with al hir wit to recomforte;
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1673

[continues previous] As she best coude, she gan him to disporte.
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 85

[continues previous] Cryseyde al this aspyede wel y-nough,
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Clerk's Tale: 374

But eek, whan that the cas requyred it,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 604

Right for the newe cas; but whan that she
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Clerk's Tale: 375

The commune profit coude she redresse.
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Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 6: 26

'I nas nat deceived,' quod she, 'that ther ne faileth somwhat, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 376

Ther nas discord, rancour, ne hevinesse
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Miller's Prologue: 2

In al the route nas ther yong ne old [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 222

I seye, ther nas no Ioye ne feste at al, [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 223

Ther nas but hevinesse and muche sorwe; [continues next]
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Monk's Tale: 340

That ther nas king ne prince in al that londe [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 63

Avarice, after the descripcion of seint Augustin, is likerousnesse in herte to have erthely thinges. Som other folk seyn, that Avarice is, for to purchacen manye erthely thinges, and nothing yeve to hem that han nede. And understond, that Avarice ne stant nat only in lond ne catel, but somtyme in science and in glorie, and in every manere of outrageous thing is Avarice and Coveitise. And the difference bitwixe Avarice and Coveitise is this. Coveitise is for to coveite swiche thinges as thou hast nat; and Avarice is for to withholde and kepe swiche thinges as ... [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 6: 26

[continues previous] 'I nas nat deceived,' quod she, 'that ther ne faileth somwhat,
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Legend of Hypsipyle and Medea: 36

That, in his tyme, in al that lond, ther nas [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 621

Why Troilus hath al this hevinesse?' [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 622

And al this nas but his malencolye, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 377

In al that lond, that she ne coude apese,
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Miller's Prologue: 2

[continues previous] In al the route nas ther yong ne old
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Miller's Prologue: 3

[continues previous] That he ne seyde it was a noble storie,
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Man of Law's Tale: 441

Dame Hermengild, constablesse of that place.
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Man of Law's Tale: 442

In al that lond no cristen durste route,
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 222

[continues previous] I seye, ther nas no Ioye ne feste at al,
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Monk's Tale: 217

In al that lond magicien was noon
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Monk's Tale: 218

That coude expoune what this lettre mente;
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Monk's Tale: 340

[continues previous] That ther nas king ne prince in al that londe
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Monk's Tale: 341

[continues previous] That he nas glad, if that he grace fonde,
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Parson's Tale: 63

[continues previous] Avarice, after the descripcion of seint Augustin, is likerousnesse in herte to have erthely thinges. Som other folk seyn, that Avarice is, for to purchacen manye erthely thinges, and nothing yeve to hem that han nede. And understond, that Avarice ne stant nat only in lond ne catel, but somtyme in science and in glorie, and in every manere of outrageous thing is Avarice and Coveitise. And the difference bitwixe Avarice and Coveitise is this. Coveitise is for to coveite swiche thinges as thou hast nat; and Avarice is for to withholde and kepe swiche thinges as ...
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Legend of Hypsipyle and Medea: 36

[continues previous] That, in his tyme, in al that lond, ther nas
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 622

[continues previous] And al this nas but his malencolye,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 623

[continues previous] That he hadde of him-self swich fantasye.
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Clerk's Tale: 380

If gentil men, or othere of hir contree
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Monk's Tale: 282

To Odenake, a prince of that contree, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 381

Were wrothe, she wolde bringen hem atoon;
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Monk's Tale: 283

[continues previous] Al were it so that she hem longe taried; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 382

So wyse and rype wordes hadde she,
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Monk's Tale: 283

[continues previous] Al were it so that she hem longe taried;
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Clerk's Tale: 389

Glad was this markis and the folk therfore;
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Clerk's Tale: 456

Glad was this markis of hir answering,
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Clerk's Tale: 391

She may unto a knave child atteyne
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Clerk's Tale: 556

A knave child she bar by this Walter, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 392

By lyklihed, sin she nis nat bareyne.
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Clerk's Tale: 556

[continues previous] A knave child she bar by this Walter,
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 12: 151

ther nis nat why that thou sholdest merveilen; sin thou hast [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 393

Ther fil, as it bifalleth tymes mo,
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 12: 151

[continues previous] ther nis nat why that thou sholdest merveilen; sin thou hast
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Clerk's Tale: 394

Whan that this child had souked but a throwe,
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Clerk's Tale: 397

That he ne mighte out of his herte throwe [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 395

This markis in his herte longeth so
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Clerk's Tale: 397

[continues previous] That he ne mighte out of his herte throwe
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Clerk's Tale: 398

[continues previous] This merveillous desyr, his wyf tassaye,
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Clerk's Tale: 563

This markis caughte yet another lest [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 564

To tempte his wyf yet ofter, if he may. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 650

Right so this markis fulliche hath purposed [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 651

To tempte his wyf, as he was first disposed. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 678

He of his cruel purpos nolde stente; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 679

To tempte his wyf was set al his entente. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 730

This markis, yet his wyf to tempte more [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 993

This sturdy markis gan his herte dresse [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 396

To tempte his wyf, hir sadnesse for to knowe,
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Clerk's Tale: 564

[continues previous] To tempte his wyf yet ofter, if he may.
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Clerk's Tale: 651

[continues previous] To tempte his wyf, as he was first disposed.
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Clerk's Tale: 678

[continues previous] He of his cruel purpos nolde stente;
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Clerk's Tale: 679

[continues previous] To tempte his wyf was set al his entente.
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Clerk's Tale: 730

[continues previous] This markis, yet his wyf to tempte more
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Clerk's Tale: 731

[continues previous] To the uttereste preve of hir corage,
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Clerk's Tale: 994

[continues previous] To rewen up-on hir wyfly stedfastnesse.
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Clerk's Tale: 397

That he ne mighte out of his herte throwe
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Whan that this child had souked but a throwe, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 395

This markis in his herte longeth so [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 398

This merveillous desyr, his wyf tassaye,
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[continues previous] This markis in his herte longeth so