Comparison of Geoffrey Chaucer Summoner's Tale to Geoffrey Chaucer

Comparison of Geoffrey Chaucer Summoner's Tale to Geoffrey Chaucer

Summary

Geoffrey Chaucer Summoner's Tale has 586 lines, and 6% of them have strong matches at magnitude 15+ in Geoffrey Chaucer. 65% of the lines have weak matches at magnitude 10 to 14. 29% of the lines have no match. On average, each line has 0.11 strong matches and 2.85 weak matches.

Summoner's Tale

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Summoner's Tale: 4

To preche, and eek to begge, it is no doute.
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Pardoner's Tale: 114

Nay, nay, I thoghte it never trewely!
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Pardoner's Tale: 115

For I wol preche and begge in sondry londes;
10

Parson's Tale: 27

... Crist, certein it is a sinne; and certeinly the delyces mighte been so grete in this caas, that man mighte lightly falle by hem in-to deedly sinne. The especes that sourden of pryde, soothly whan they sourden of malice ymagined, avysed, and forncast, or elles of usage, been deedly synnes, it is no doute. And whan they sourden by freletee unavysed sodeinly, and sodeinly withdrawen ayein, al been they grevouse sinnes, I gesse that they ne been nat deedly. Now mighte men axe wher-of that Pryde sourdeth and springeth, and I seye: somtyme it springeth of the goodes of nature, and som-tyme of the ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 5

And so bifel, that on a day this frere
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 19

Bifel that, in that seson on a day,
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Miller's Tale: 85

Now sire, and eft sire, so bifel the cas,
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Miller's Tale: 86

That on a day this hende Nicholas
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Miller's Tale: 213

And so bifel it on a Saterday,
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Miller's Tale: 214

This carpenter was goon til Osenay;
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Man of Law's Tale: 907

And so bifel that, in a day or two,
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Man of Law's Tale: 908

This senatour is to king Alla go
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Friar's Tale: 77

And so bifel, that ones on a day
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Friar's Tale: 78

This Somnour, ever waiting on his pray,
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Merchant's Tale: 652

As fresh as is the brighte someres day.
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Merchant's Tale: 653

And so bifel, how that this gode man
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Physician's Tale: 160

And so bifel sone after, on a day,
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Physician's Tale: 161

This false Iuge, as telleth us the storie,
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Shipman's Tale: 53

But so bifel, this marchant on a day
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Parson's Tale: 27

[continues previous] ... a sinne; and certeinly the delyces mighte been so grete in this caas, that man mighte lightly falle by hem in-to deedly sinne. The especes that sourden of pryde, soothly whan they sourden of malice ymagined, avysed, and forncast, or elles of usage, been deedly synnes, it is no doute. And whan they sourden by freletee unavysed sodeinly, and sodeinly withdrawen ayein, al been they grevouse sinnes, I gesse that they ne been nat deedly. Now mighte men axe wher-of that Pryde sourdeth and springeth, and I seye: somtyme it springeth of the goodes of nature, and som-tyme of the goodes ...
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Summoner's Tale: 8

Excited he the peple in his preching,
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Friar's Prologue: 13

To preching and to scole eek of clergye. [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 73

Is al my preching, for to make hem free [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 9

To trentals, and to yeve, for goddes sake,
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Friar's Prologue: 12

[continues previous] And lete auctoritees, on goddes name,
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Friar's Prologue: 13

[continues previous] To preching and to scole eek of clergye.
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Franklin's Tale: 114

And preyede hir on knees, for goddes sake,
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Franklin's Tale: 115

To come and romen hir in companye,
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Pardoner's Tale: 73

[continues previous] Is al my preching, for to make hem free
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Pardoner's Tale: 74

[continues previous] To yeve her pens, and namely un-to me.
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Summoner's Tale: 13

Ne ther it nedeth nat for to be yive,
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Friar's Tale: 218

Com ther thee nedeth nat of me to lere.
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Friar's Tale: 219

For thou shalt by thyn owene experience
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Merchant's Epilogue: 19

Of whom, it nedeth nat for to declare,
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Squire's Tale: 65

And eek it nedeth nat for to devyse [continues next]
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Squire's Tale: 453

Of other harm it nedeth nat to speke. [continues next]
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Squire's Tale: 454

For ye your-self upon your-self yow wreke, [continues next]
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Physician's Tale: 230

Han herd; nat nedeth for to telle it more.
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 243

Nat nedeth it for to reherce hem alle, [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 2: 76

semeth to ben right cleer and renomed. For certes, it nedeth nat [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 2: 77

to seye, that blisfulnesse be [nat] anguissous ne drery, ne subgit to [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 14

As to possessioners, that mowen live,
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Squire's Tale: 65

[continues previous] And eek it nedeth nat for to devyse
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Squire's Tale: 453

[continues previous] Of other harm it nedeth nat to speke.
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 243

[continues previous] Nat nedeth it for to reherce hem alle,
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 2: 77

[continues previous] to seye, that blisfulnesse be [nat] anguissous ne drery, ne subgit to
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Summoner's Tale: 16

'Trentals,' seyde he, 'deliveren fro penaunce
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Fortune: 36

That cureth eyen derke fro hir penaunce; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 17

Hir freendes soules, as wel olde as yonge,
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Knight's Tale: 340

So wel they loved, as olde bokes seyn, [continues next]
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Man of Law's Tale: 722

Wepen bothe yonge and olde in al that place, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 363

That men and wommen, as wel yonge as olde, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 364

Gon to Saluce, upon hir to biholde. [continues next]
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Fortune: 36

[continues previous] That cureth eyen derke fro hir penaunce;
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Summoner's Tale: 18

Ye, whan that they been hastily y-songe;
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Knight's Tale: 340

[continues previous] So wel they loved, as olde bokes seyn,
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Knight's Tale: 341

[continues previous] That whan that oon was deed, sothly to telle,
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Man of Law's Tale: 722

[continues previous] Wepen bothe yonge and olde in al that place,
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Man of Law's Tale: 723

[continues previous] Whan that the king this cursed lettre sente,
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Clerk's Tale: 363

[continues previous] That men and wommen, as wel yonge as olde,
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Summoner's Tale: 19

Nat for to holde a preest Ioly and gay,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 74

His hors were gode, but he was nat gay. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 20

He singeth nat but o masse in a day;
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 74

[continues previous] His hors were gode, but he was nat gay.
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Summoner's Tale: 24

Now spede yow hastily, for Cristes sake.'
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Parson's Tale: 97

Thanne shaltow understonde, that bodily peyne stant in disciplyne or techinge, by word or by wrytinge, or in ensample. Also in weringe of heyres or of stamin, or of haubergeons on hir naked flesh, for Cristes sake, and swiche manere penances. But war thee wel that swiche manere penances on thy flesh ne make nat thyn herte bitter or angry or anoyed of thy-self; for bettre is to caste awey thyn heyre, than for to caste away the sikernesse of Iesu Crist. And therfore seith seint Paul: ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 25

And whan this frere had seyd al his entente,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 829

The Frere lough, whan he hadde herd al this,
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Sir Thopas' Prologue: 1

Whan seyd was al this miracle, every man
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Parson's Tale: 97

[continues previous] Thanne shaltow understonde, that bodily peyne stant in disciplyne or techinge, by word or by wrytinge, or in ensample. Also in weringe of heyres or of stamin, or of haubergeons on hir naked flesh, for Cristes sake, and swiche manere penances. But war thee wel that swiche manere penances on thy flesh ne make nat thyn herte bitter or angry or anoyed of thy-self; for bettre is to caste awey thyn heyre, than for to caste away the sikernesse of Iesu Crist. And therfore seith seint Paul: 'Clothe ...
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 173

And whan that she had seyd him hir entente,
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1416

That al this thing was seyd of good entente;
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1417

And that hir herte trewe was and kinde
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Summoner's Tale: 26

With qui cum patre forth his wey he wente.
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Summoner's Tale: 28

He wente his wey, no lenger wolde he reste,
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Summoner's Tale: 29

With scrippe and tipped staf, y-tukked hye;
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Clerk's Tale: 629

He wente his wey, as him no-thing ne roghte; [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 742

Now, gode sir, go forth thy wey and hy the.'
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 743

He wente his wey, and with the coper cam,
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 828

He wente his wey and never the preest him sy [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 104

... 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 with the precious blood of his herte; so that I may been oon of hem at the day of dome that shulle be saved: Qui cum patre, &c.
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Book of the Duchesse: 191

And wente his wey, whan he had sayd. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 910

That she and al hir folk in wente y-fere. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 27

Whan folk in chirche had yeve him what hem leste,
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Man of Law's Tale: 504

And wente his wey, ther god yeve him meschance! [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 408

Ther wolde I chyde and do hem no plesaunce; [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 628

[continues previous] But she non answer of him mighte have. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 629

[continues previous] He wente his wey, as him no-thing ne roghte; [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 828

[continues previous] He wente his wey and never the preest him sy [continues next]
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Legend of Dido: 190

With al his folk, to doon what so hem leste.
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Book of the Duchesse: 191

[continues previous] And wente his wey, whan he had sayd. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 910

[continues previous] That she and al hir folk in wente y-fere.
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 911

[continues previous] So whan it lyked hir to goon to reste,
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 171

He wolde late hem graunte what hem leste, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 28

He wente his wey, no lenger wolde he reste,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 822

We dronken, and to reste wente echon,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 823

With-outen any lenger taryinge.
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Knight's Tale: 718

For ire he quook, no lenger wolde he byde.
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Knight's Tale: 719

And whan that he had herd Arcites tale,
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Man of Law's Tale: 504

[continues previous] And wente his wey, ther god yeve him meschance!
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 408

[continues previous] Ther wolde I chyde and do hem no plesaunce;
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 409

[continues previous] I wolde no lenger in the bed abyde,
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Summoner's Tale: 26

With qui cum patre forth his wey he wente. [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 629

[continues previous] He wente his wey, as him no-thing ne roghte;
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Merchant's Tale: 562

Wolde go to bedde, he wolde no lenger tarie.
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Merchant's Tale: 563

He drinketh ipocras, clarree, and vernage
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Pardoner's Tale: 523

And forth he gooth, no lenger wolde he tarie,
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Shipman's Tale: 250

And doun he gooth, no lenger wolde he lette,
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Monk's Tale: 543

Tho wiste he wel he hadde him-self misgyed, [continues next]
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Monk's Tale: 544

And wente his wey, no lenger dorste he calle. [continues next]
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 214

And forth he goth, no lenger wolde he lette,
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 743

He wente his wey, and with the coper cam, [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 828

[continues previous] He wente his wey and never the preest him sy
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Book of the Duchesse: 191

[continues previous] And wente his wey, whan he had sayd.
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1332

No lenger wolde he that he kepte
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1333

His bowe of golde, that shoon so bright.
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 170

[continues previous] That though the lordes wolde that she wente,
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 171

[continues previous] He wolde late hem graunte what hem leste,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 661

And that the sonne wente his course unright
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 662

By lenger wey than it was wont to go;
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Summoner's Tale: 29

With scrippe and tipped staf, y-tukked hye;
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Summoner's Tale: 26

[continues previous] With qui cum patre forth his wey he wente.
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Summoner's Tale: 32

His felawe hadde a staf tipped with horn,
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Monk's Tale: 544

[continues previous] And wente his wey, no lenger dorste he calle.
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 743

[continues previous] He wente his wey, and with the coper cam,
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Summoner's Tale: 30

In every hous he gan to poure and prye,
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Hous of Fame 3: 68

That I upon hem gan to poure.
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Summoner's Tale: 31

And beggeth mele, and chese, or elles corn.
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Summoner's Tale: 39

A goddes kechil, or a trip of chese,
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Summoner's Tale: 40

Or elles what yow list, we may nat chese;
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Summoner's Tale: 32

His felawe hadde a staf tipped with horn,
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Summoner's Tale: 29

With scrippe and tipped staf, y-tukked hye;
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Treatise on the Astrolabe 2: 40

... that is to seyn, in the 6 degree fro the heved of Capricorne; and thus have I 2 degrees by-twixe my two prikkes. Than leide I doun softely my compas, and sette the degree of the longitude up-on the orisonte; tho tok I and wexede my label in maner of a peyre tables to resceyve distinctly the prikkes of my compas. Tho tok I this forseide label, and leide it fix over the degree of my longitude; tho tok I up my compas, and sette the point of A in the wex on my label, as evene as I coude gesse ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 33

A peyre of tables al of yvory,
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Treatise on the Astrolabe 2: 40

[continues previous] ... Venus, that is to seyn, in the 6 degree fro the heved of Capricorne; and thus have I 2 degrees by-twixe my two prikkes. Than leide I doun softely my compas, and sette the degree of the longitude up-on the orisonte; tho tok I and wexede my label in maner of a peyre tables to resceyve distinctly the prikkes of my compas. Tho tok I this forseide label, and leide it fix over the degree of my longitude; tho tok I up my compas, and sette the point of A in the wex on my label, as evene as I coude gesse over the ecliptik lyne, in the ende of ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 34

And a poyntel polisshed fetisly,
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Treatise on the Astrolabe 2: 40

[continues previous] ... that is to seyn, in the 6 degree fro the heved of Capricorne; and thus have I 2 degrees by-twixe my two prikkes. Than leide I doun softely my compas, and sette the degree of the longitude up-on the orisonte; tho tok I and wexede my label in maner of a peyre tables to resceyve distinctly the prikkes of my compas. Tho tok I this forseide label, and leide it fix over the degree of my longitude; tho tok I up my compas, and sette the point of A in the wex on my label, as evene as I coude gesse ...
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Summoner's Tale: 37

Ascaunces that he wolde for hem preye.
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Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 4: 66

imposicioun, as who-so boughte a busshel corn, he moste yeve the king [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 38

'Yeve us a busshel whete, malt, or reye,
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Reeve's Tale: 68

With whete and malt of al the land aboute;
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Reeve's Tale: 71

Ther was hir whete and eek hir malt y-grounde. [continues next]
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Reeve's Tale: 72

And on a day it happed, in a stounde, [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 4: 66

[continues previous] imposicioun, as who-so boughte a busshel corn, he moste yeve the king
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Summoner's Tale: 39

A goddes kechil, or a trip of chese,
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Reeve's Tale: 72

[continues previous] And on a day it happed, in a stounde,
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Summoner's Tale: 31

And beggeth mele, and chese, or elles corn. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 40

Or elles what yow list, we may nat chese; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 41

A goddes halfpeny or a masse-peny, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 42

Or yeve us of your brawn, if ye have eny; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1148

To harm of yow; what list yow thus it make? [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 40

Or elles what yow list, we may nat chese;
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Summoner's Tale: 31

[continues previous] And beggeth mele, and chese, or elles corn.
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Summoner's Tale: 39

[continues previous] A goddes kechil, or a trip of chese, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 41

[continues previous] A goddes halfpeny or a masse-peny, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 42

[continues previous] Or yeve us of your brawn, if ye have eny;
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Squire's Tale: 118

Wher-so yow list, in droghte or elles shoures,
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Shipman's Tale: 15

And if that he noght may, par-aventure,
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Shipman's Tale: 16

Or elles, list no swich dispence endure,
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Parson's Prologue: 69

Sey what yow list, and we wol gladly here' —
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1147

[continues previous] Wolde I a lettre un-to yow bringe or take
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1148

[continues previous] To harm of yow; what list yow thus it make?
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Summoner's Tale: 41

A goddes halfpeny or a masse-peny,
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Summoner's Tale: 39

[continues previous] A goddes kechil, or a trip of chese, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 40

[continues previous] Or elles what yow list, we may nat chese; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 42

Or yeve us of your brawn, if ye have eny;
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Summoner's Tale: 39

[continues previous] A goddes kechil, or a trip of chese,
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Summoner's Tale: 40

[continues previous] Or elles what yow list, we may nat chese;
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Summoner's Tale: 43

A dagon of your blanket, leve dame,
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Legend of Ariadne: 93

And seyde, 'Phedra, leve suster dere, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 44

Our suster dere, lo! here I write your name;
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Legend of Ariadne: 92

[continues previous] Than Adrian spak to her suster free,
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Legend of Ariadne: 93

[continues previous] And seyde, 'Phedra, leve suster dere,
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Summoner's Tale: 46

A sturdy harlot wente ay hem bihinde,
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Franklin's Tale: 449

And er they ferther any fote wente, [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 450

He tolde hem al that was in hir entente. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 47

That was hir hostes man, and bar a sak,
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Franklin's Tale: 450

[continues previous] He tolde hem al that was in hir entente.
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Summoner's Tale: 48

And what men yaf hem, leyde it on his bak.
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Merchant's Tale: 639

And in a purs of silk, heng on his sherte, [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 640

He hath it put, and leyde it at his herte. [continues next]
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Monk's Tale: 60

And on his bak y-caried hem hath he [continues next]
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Monk's Tale: 61

Hye on an hille, that men mighte hem see. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 135

And of this thing ful sone his nedes leyde [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 136

On hem that sholden for the tretis go, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 49

And whan that he was out at dore anon,
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Miller's Tale: 600

Ful softe out at the dore he gan to stele, [continues next]
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Reeve's Tale: 137

Out at the dore he gooth ful prively, [continues next]
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Reeve's Tale: 138

Whan that he saugh his tyme, softely; [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 640

[continues previous] He hath it put, and leyde it at his herte.
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Monk's Prologue: 25

This is my lyf, but-if that I wol fighte;
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Monk's Prologue: 26

And out at dore anon I moot me dighte,
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Monk's Tale: 60

[continues previous] And on his bak y-caried hem hath he
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 136

[continues previous] On hem that sholden for the tretis go,
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Summoner's Tale: 50

He planed awey the names everichon
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Miller's Tale: 600

[continues previous] Ful softe out at the dore he gan to stele,
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Reeve's Tale: 137

[continues previous] Out at the dore he gooth ful prively,
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Summoner's Tale: 53

'Nay, ther thou lixt, thou Somnour,' quod the Frere.
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 832

And whan the Somnour herde the Frere gale, [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 833

'Lo!' quod the Somnour, 'goddes armes two! [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 834

A frere wol entremette him ever-mo. [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 840

'Ye, woltow so, sir Somnour?' quod the Frere, [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 844

'Now elles, Frere, I bishrewe thy face,' [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 845

Quod this Somnour, 'and I bishrewe me, [continues next]
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Friar's Tale: 35

Quod the Somnour, 'y-put out of my cure!' [continues next]
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Friar's Tale: 40

This false theef, this Somnour, quod the Frere, [continues next]
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Friar's Tale: 224

Til it be so, that thou forsake me.'
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Friar's Tale: 225

'Nay,' quod this Somnour, 'that shal nat bityde;
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Friar's Tale: 320

'Thou lixt,' quod she, 'by my savacioun! [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 493

Til she had herd al what the frere sayde: [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 54

'Pees,' quod our Host, 'for Cristes moder dere;
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 833

[continues previous] 'Lo!' quod the Somnour, 'goddes armes two!
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 840

[continues previous] 'Ye, woltow so, sir Somnour?' quod the Frere,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 845

[continues previous] Quod this Somnour, 'and I bishrewe me,
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Friar's Tale: 35

[continues previous] Quod the Somnour, 'y-put out of my cure!'
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Friar's Tale: 36

[continues previous] 'Pees, with mischance and with misaventure,'
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Friar's Tale: 40

[continues previous] This false theef, this Somnour, quod the Frere,
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Friar's Tale: 320

[continues previous] 'Thou lixt,' quod she, 'by my savacioun!
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Summoner's Tale: 494

[continues previous] 'Ey, goddes moder,' quod she, 'blisful mayde!
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Prioress' Tale: 58

Our blisful lady, Cristes moder dere, [continues next]
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Prioress' Tale: 226

Weping, and herien Cristes moder dere, [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 62

''Wel,' quod our host, 'I pray thee, tel me than, [continues next]
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A. B. C.: 28

For certes, Cristes blisful moder dere,
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A. B. C.: 99

That cometh of thee, thou Cristes moder dere,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 122

'Now uncle dere,' quod she, 'tel it us [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 123

For goddes love; is than the assege aweye? [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 55

Tel forth thy tale and spare it nat at al.'
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Reeve's Prologue: 51

Sey forth thy tale, and tarie nat the tyme,
11

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 853

Do, dame, tel forth your tale, and that is best.'
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Friar's Prologue: 34

'Tel forth your tale, leve maister deere.'
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Friar's Tale: 137

I spare nat to taken, god it woot, [continues next]
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Friar's Tale: 225

'Nay,' quod this Somnour, 'that shal nat bityde; [continues next]
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Friar's Tale: 332

'Nay, olde stot, that is nat myn entente,' [continues next]
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Prioress' Tale: 59

[continues previous] To worshipe ay, and he forgat it naught,
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Prioress' Tale: 226

[continues previous] Weping, and herien Cristes moder dere,
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Prioress' Tale: 227

[continues previous] And after that they ryse, and forth ben went,
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 62

[continues previous] ''Wel,' quod our host, 'I pray thee, tel me than,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 122

[continues previous] 'Now uncle dere,' quod she, 'tel it us [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 56

So thryve I, quod this Somnour, so I shal.
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Miller's Tale: 489

So moot I thryve, I shal, at cokkes crowe,
10

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 845

Quod this Somnour, 'and I bishrewe me,
11

Friar's Tale: 119

'Now, brother,' quod this Somnour, 'I yow preye,
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Friar's Tale: 136

[continues previous] 'Now, certes,' quod this Somnour, 'so fare I; [continues next]
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Friar's Tale: 137

[continues previous] I spare nat to taken, god it woot, [continues next]
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Friar's Tale: 225

[continues previous] 'Nay,' quod this Somnour, 'that shal nat bityde;
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Friar's Tale: 226

[continues previous] I am a yeman, knowen is ful wyde;
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Friar's Tale: 333

[continues previous] Quod this Somnour, 'for to repente me,
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Summoner's Tale: 326

'Ye shul be deed,' quod he, 'so moot I thryve!
10

Hous of Fame 3: 525

'As thryve I,' quod she, 'ye shal faile,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 120

'As ever thryve I,' quod this Pandarus,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 121

[continues previous] 'Yet coude I telle a thing to doon you pleye.'
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 201

Quod Troilus, 'how longe shal I dwelle [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 202

Er this be doon?' Quod he, 'whan thou mayst ryse, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 710

So thryve I, this night shal I make it wel,
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Summoner's Tale: 57

So longe he wente hous by hous, til he
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Knight's Tale: 1951

His spirit chaunged hous, and wente ther, [continues next]
12

Miller's Tale: 170

Til he cam to the carpenteres hous [continues next]
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Friar's Tale: 136

[continues previous] 'Now, certes,' quod this Somnour, 'so fare I;
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Summoner's Tale: 57

So longe he wente hous by hous, til he [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 58

Cam til an hous ther he was wont to be [continues next]
10

Squire's Tale: 269

Til he cam to his chambre of parements, [continues next]
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Squire's Tale: 522

That (save the feend) non wiste what he mente.
11

Squire's Tale: 523

Til he so longe had wopen and compleyned,
14

Squire's Tale: 605

And forth he fleeth, til he cam ther him leste. [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 441

Til he cam to that tree, and ther they founde [continues next]
11

Second Nun's Tale: 514

Hom til hir hous, 'and in hir hous,' quod he, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 201

[continues previous] Quod Troilus, 'how longe shal I dwelle
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1581

Whan tyme was, hom til hir hous she wente, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 58

Cam til an hous ther he was wont to be
10

Knight's Tale: 1952

[continues previous] As I cam never, I can nat tellen wher.
13

Miller's Tale: 170

[continues previous] Til he cam to the carpenteres hous
11

Wife of Bath's Tale: 17

For ther as wont to walken was an elf,
11

Wife of Bath's Tale: 18

Ther walketh now the limitour him-self
12

Summoner's Tale: 57

[continues previous] So longe he wente hous by hous, til he
11

Squire's Tale: 269

[continues previous] Til he cam to his chambre of parements,
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Squire's Tale: 270

[continues previous] Ther as they sownen diverse instruments,
14

Squire's Tale: 605

[continues previous] And forth he fleeth, til he cam ther him leste.
14

Squire's Tale: 606

[continues previous] Whan it cam him to purpos for to reste,
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Pardoner's Tale: 441

[continues previous] Til he cam to that tree, and ther they founde
11

Second Nun's Tale: 514

[continues previous] Hom til hir hous, 'and in hir hous,' quod he,
12

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 171

Ther I was wont to be right fresh and gay [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1581

[continues previous] Whan tyme was, hom til hir hous she wente,
12

Summoner's Tale: 59

Refresshed more than in an hundred placis.
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 170

[continues previous] And god wot, so hath many mo than I.
10

Summoner's Tale: 60

Sik lay the gode man, whos that the place is;
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Parson's Tale: 87

... mediatour bitwixe Crist and the sinnere, and the sinnere is the laste by wey of resoun, thanne sholde nat the sinnere sitte as heighe as his confessour, but knele biforn him or at his feet, but-if maladie destourbe it. For he shal nat taken kepe who sit there, but in whos place that he sitteth. A man that hath trespased to a lord, and comth for to axe mercy and maken his accord, and set him doun anon by the lord, men wolde holden him outrageous, and nat worthy so sone for to have remissioun ne mercy. The thridde signe is, how that thy shrift sholde be ful ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 61

Bedrede up-on a couche lowe he lay.
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Parson's Tale: 87

[continues previous] ... sinnere, and the sinnere is the laste by wey of resoun, thanne sholde nat the sinnere sitte as heighe as his confessour, but knele biforn him or at his feet, but-if maladie destourbe it. For he shal nat taken kepe who sit there, but in whos place that he sitteth. A man that hath trespased to a lord, and comth for to axe mercy and maken his accord, and set him doun anon by the lord, men wolde holden him outrageous, and nat worthy so sone for to have remissioun ne mercy. The thridde signe is, how that thy shrift sholde ...
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Summoner's Tale: 62

'Deus hic,' quod he, 'O Thomas, freend, good day,'
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1424

Crisëyda, my freend?' He seyde, 'Yis.' [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1425

'Than nedeth,' quod Deiphebus hardely, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 63

Seyde this frere curteisly and softe.
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Merchant's Tale: 703

That on his beddes syde sit ful softe. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1424

[continues previous] Crisëyda, my freend?' He seyde, 'Yis.'
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Summoner's Tale: 64

'Thomas,' quod he, 'god yelde yow! ful ofte
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Summoner's Tale: 76

'God woot,' quod he, 'laboured have I ful sore; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 469

God yelde yow! adoun in your village,
10

Clerk's Tale: 177

Ful ofte sythe this markis sette his yë [continues next]
10

Merchant's Tale: 704

[continues previous] He taketh hir, and kisseth hir ful ofte,
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Summoner's Tale: 65

Have I up-on this bench faren ful weel.
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Summoner's Tale: 76

[continues previous] 'God woot,' quod he, 'laboured have I ful sore;
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Clerk's Tale: 176

[continues previous] Up-on Grisilde, this povre creature,
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Clerk's Tale: 177

[continues previous] Ful ofte sythe this markis sette his yë
10

Summoner's Tale: 67

And fro the bench he droof awey the cat,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1034

That alle hir sykes sore adoun he leyde. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1035

And fynally, the sothe for to seyne, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 68

And leyde adoun his potente and his hat,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1034

[continues previous] That alle hir sykes sore adoun he leyde.
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1035

[continues previous] And fynally, the sothe for to seyne,
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Summoner's Tale: 70

His felawe was go walked in-to toun,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 23

At night was come in-to that hostelrye [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 71

Forth with his knave, in-to that hostelrye
11

Summoner's Tale: 72

Wher-as he shoop him thilke night to lye.
11

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 23

[continues previous] At night was come in-to that hostelrye
11

Pardoner's Tale: 546

For al the night he shoop him for to swinke
11

Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 34

suffred aprochen to this syke man thise comune strompetes of [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 73

'O dere maister,' quod this syke man,
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Man of Law's Tale: 760

O mercy, dere Constable!' quod she; [continues next]
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Friar's Tale: 39

Ne spareth nat, myn owene maister dere.'
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Friar's Tale: 40

This false theef, this Somnour, quod the Frere,
11

Parson's Tale: 28

... man is cause of the grevous maladye thurgh which he dyeth. Certes, the commendacion of the peple is somtyme ful fals and ful brotel for to triste; this day they preyse, tomorwe they blame. God woot, desyr to have commendacion of the peple hath caused deeth to many a bisy man. [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 33

[continues previous] amoved, and glowede with cruel eyen. 'Who,' quod she, 'hath
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Consolatione Philosophie 1 Prose 1: 34

[continues previous] suffred aprochen to this syke man thise comune strompetes of
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Romaunt of the Rose: 7647

Sith ye this man, that loveth yow, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 74

'How han ye fare sith that March bigan?
10

Man of Law's Tale: 759

[continues previous] Why wil thyn harde fader han thee spilt?
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Shipman's Tale: 108

Hath yow laboured sith the night bigan, [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 109

That yow were nede to resten hastily?' [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 29

[continues previous] Now sith that so is, that ye han understonde what is pryde, and whiche been the speces of it, and whennes pride sourdeth and springeth; now shul ye understonde which is the remedie agayns the sinne of pryde, and that is, humilitee or mekenesse. That is a vertu, thurgh which a man hath verray knoweleche of him-self, and ...
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Romaunt of the Rose: 7647

[continues previous] Sith ye this man, that loveth yow,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 7648

[continues previous] Han seid such harm and shame now,
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Summoner's Tale: 75

I saugh yow noght this fourtenight or more.'
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Shipman's Tale: 108

[continues previous] Hath yow laboured sith the night bigan,
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Shipman's Tale: 109

[continues previous] That yow were nede to resten hastily?'
11

Summoner's Tale: 76

'God woot,' quod he, 'laboured have I ful sore;
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Miller's Tale: 606

'Why, nay,' quod he, 'god woot, my swete leef,
11

Friar's Tale: 314

'Alas,' quod she, 'god woot, I have no gilt.'
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Summoner's Tale: 64

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

Have I up-on this bench faren ful weel.
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Summoner's Tale: 240

'God woot,' quod he, 'no-thing ther-of fele I;
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 816

Ful anguisshous than is, god woot,' quod she,
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Summoner's Tale: 77

And specially, for thy savacioun
12

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 381

And, god so wis be my savacioun, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 78

Have I seyd many a precious orisoun,
12

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 382

[continues previous] As I have seyd, your beste is to do so.
11

Summoner's Tale: 79

And for our othere frendes, god hem blesse!
11

Physician's Epilogue: 22

God blesse hem, and our lady seinte Marie!
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Summoner's Tale: 80

I have to-day been at your chirche at messe,
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Shipman's Tale: 251

But hastily a messe was ther seyd, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 81

And seyd a sermon after my simple wit,
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Shipman's Tale: 251

[continues previous] But hastily a messe was ther seyd,
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Shipman's Tale: 252

[continues previous] And spedily the tables were y-leyd,
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Summoner's Tale: 82

Nat al after the text of holy writ;
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Parson's Tale: 63

... 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 thou hast, with-oute rightful nede. Soothly, this Avarice is a sinne that is ful dampnable; for al holy writ curseth it, and speketh agayns that vyce; for it dooth wrong to Iesu Crist. For it bireveth him the love that men to him owen, and turneth it bakward agayns alle resoun; and maketh that the avaricious man hath more hope in his catel than in Iesu Crist, and dooth ... [continues next]
13

Summoner's Tale: 83

For it is hard to yow, as I suppose,
13

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 776

To ryde by the weye doumb as a stoon; [continues next]
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 777

And therfore wol I maken yow disport, [continues next]
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 778

As I seyde erst, and doon yow som confort. [continues next]
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Melibee's Prologue: 20

That oghte lyken yow, as I suppose, [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 22

Now sith that I have told yow of which folk ye sholde been counseilled, now wol I teche yow which conseil ye oghte to eschewe. First ye shul eschewe the conseilling of foles; for Salomon seith: "taak no conseil of a fool, for he ne can noght conseille but after his owene lust and his affeccioun." The book seith: that "the propretee of a fool is this; ... [continues next]
12

Melibee's Tale: 24

Now sir, sith I have shewed yow of which folk ye shul take your conseil, and of 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 ... [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 50

... deeth than for to liven in swich wyse." By thise resons that I have seid un-to yow, and by manye othere resons that I coude seye, I graunte yow that richesses been goode to hem that geten hem wel, and to hem that wel usen tho richesses. And therfore wol I shewe yow how ye shul have yow, and how ye shul here yow in gaderinge of richesses, and in what manere ye shul usen hem. [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 72

... 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 that ye have deserved the deeth; and therfore wol I knowe and wite of yow, whether ye wol putte the punissement and the chastysinge and the vengeance of this outrage in the wil of me and of my wyf Prudence; or ye wol nat?' [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 320

Swich supposing and hope is sharp and hard; [continues next]
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 321

I warne yow wel, it is to seken ever; [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 504

I wol yow teche pleynly the manere, [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 505

How I can werken in philosophye. [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 63

[continues previous] ... 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 thou hast, with-oute rightful nede. Soothly, this Avarice is a sinne that is ful dampnable; for al holy writ curseth it, and speketh agayns that vyce; for it dooth wrong to Iesu Crist. For it bireveth him the love that men to him owen, and turneth it bakward agayns alle resoun; and maketh that the avaricious man hath more hope in his catel than in Iesu Crist, and dooth more observance ...
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1002

I sey not therfore that I wol yow love, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1003

Ne I sey not nay, but in conclusioun, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 84

And therfore wol I teche yow al the glose.
13

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 777

[continues previous] And therfore wol I maken yow disport,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 778

[continues previous] As I seyde erst, and doon yow som confort.
10

Melibee's Prologue: 20

[continues previous] That oghte lyken yow, as I suppose,
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Melibee's Tale: 22

[continues previous] Now sith that I have told yow of which folk ye sholde been counseilled, now wol I teche yow which conseil ye oghte to eschewe. First ye shul eschewe the conseilling of foles; for Salomon seith: "taak no conseil of a fool, for he ne can noght conseille but after his owene lust and his affeccioun." The book seith: that "the propretee of a fool is this; he troweth ...
12

Melibee's Tale: 24

[continues previous] Now sir, sith I have shewed yow of which folk ye shul take your conseil, and of 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 ...
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Melibee's Tale: 50

[continues previous] ... dye of bitter deeth than for to liven in swich wyse." By thise resons that I have seid un-to yow, and by manye othere resons that I coude seye, I graunte yow that richesses been goode to hem that geten hem wel, and to hem that wel usen tho richesses. And therfore wol I shewe yow how ye shul have yow, and how ye shul here yow in gaderinge of richesses, and in what manere ye shul usen hem.
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Melibee's Tale: 72

[continues previous] ... 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 that ye have deserved the deeth; and therfore wol I knowe and wite of yow, whether ye wol putte the punissement and the chastysinge and the vengeance of this outrage in the wil of me and of my wyf Prudence; or ye wol nat?'
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 320

[continues previous] Swich supposing and hope is sharp and hard;
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 503

[continues previous] I wol yow shewe, and, if yow list to lere,
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 504

[continues previous] I wol yow teche pleynly the manere,
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 505

[continues previous] How I can werken in philosophye.
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Parson's Prologue: 45

And therfor, if yow list, I wol nat glose.
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Parson's Prologue: 46

I wol yow telle a mery tale in prose
10

Hous of Fame 3: 23

I wol yow al the shap devyse
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1002

[continues previous] I sey not therfore that I wol yow love,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1003

[continues previous] Ne I sey not nay, but in conclusioun,
13

Summoner's Tale: 85

Glosinge is a glorious thing, certeyn,
13

Franklin's Tale: 45

Pacience is an heigh vertu certeyn; [continues next]
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Manciple's Tale: 209

He wol yow haten mortally, certeyn. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 86

For lettre sleeth, so as we clerkes seyn.
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Franklin's Tale: 46

[continues previous] For it venquisseth, as thise clerkes seyn,
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Franklin's Tale: 157

I wool wel clerkes wol seyn, as hem leste, [continues next]
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Manciple's Tale: 210

[continues previous] Daun Salomon, as wyse clerkes seyn,
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Summoner's Tale: 87

Ther have I taught hem to be charitable,
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Franklin's Tale: 157

[continues previous] I wool wel clerkes wol seyn, as hem leste,
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 5440

And also for to spende hir blood [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 88

And spende hir good ther it is resonable,
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 5439

[continues previous] Bothe of catel and of good;
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Romaunt of the Rose: 5440

[continues previous] And also for to spende hir blood
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Romaunt of the Rose: 5441

[continues previous] And alle hir membris for to spille,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 6019

Thilk oth to holde is resonable; [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 6020

For it is good and covenable, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 89

And ther I saugh our dame; a! wher is she?'
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Romaunt of the Rose: 6020

[continues previous] For it is good and covenable,
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Summoner's Tale: 91

Seyde this man, 'and she wol come anon.'
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Miller's Tale: 534

'Thanne make thee redy,' quod she, 'I come anon;'
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Miller's Tale: 535

And un-to Nicholas she seyde stille,
11

Summoner's Tale: 543

'Tel,' quod the lord, 'and thou shall have anon [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 423

Seyde this other hasardour anon; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 92

'Ey, maister! wel-come be ye, by seint Iohn!'
13

Reeve's Tale: 207

'Now, Symond,' seyde Iohn, 'by seint Cutberd, [continues next]
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Man of Law's Tale: 921

'I noot,' quod he, 'by god, and by seint Iohn!
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 164

'Now dame,' quod he, 'by god and by seint Iohn, [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 165

Ye been a noble prechour in this cas! [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 103

'Algates wel-come be ye, by my fey!'
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Summoner's Tale: 544

[continues previous] A goune-cloth, by god and by Seint Iohn!'
11

Squire's Tale: 596

And took him by the hond, seint Iohn to borwe, [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 424

[continues previous] 'Thou partest nat so lightly, by seint Iohn!
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Summoner's Tale: 93

Seyde this wyf, 'how fare ye hertely?'
13

Reeve's Tale: 207

[continues previous] 'Now, Symond,' seyde Iohn, 'by seint Cutberd,
12

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 165

[continues previous] Ye been a noble prechour in this cas!
11

Squire's Tale: 597

[continues previous] And seyde him thus: "lo, I am youres al;
10

Summoner's Tale: 94

The frere aryseth up ful curteisly,
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 799

Ful curteisly she called me, [continues next]
15+

Summoner's Tale: 95

And hir embraceth in his armes narwe,
14

Clerk's Tale: 1025

She bothe hir yonge children un-to hir calleth, [continues next]
14

Clerk's Tale: 1026

And in hir armes, pitously wepinge, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 1027

Embraceth hem, and tendrely kissinge [continues next]
15+

Shipman's Tale: 203

And hir embraceth harde, and kiste hir ofte. [continues next]
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 798

[continues previous] I pray god ever falle hir faire!
11

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1205

This Troilus in armes gan hir streyne, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1219

Took hir in armes two, and kiste hir ofte, [continues next]
14

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1220

And hir to glade he dide al his entente; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 190

Hir fader hath hir in his armes nome, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 191

And tweynty tyme he kiste his doughter swete, [continues next]
15+

Summoner's Tale: 96

And kiste hir swete, and chirketh as a sparwe
11

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 628

As hoot he was, and lecherous, as a sparwe; [continues next]
14

Clerk's Tale: 1025

[continues previous] She bothe hir yonge children un-to hir calleth,
14

Clerk's Tale: 1026

[continues previous] And in hir armes, pitously wepinge,
13

Clerk's Tale: 1027

[continues previous] Embraceth hem, and tendrely kissinge
15+

Shipman's Tale: 203

[continues previous] And hir embraceth harde, and kiste hir ofte.
11

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1205

[continues previous] This Troilus in armes gan hir streyne,
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1206

[continues previous] And seyde, 'O swete, as ever mote I goon,
14

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1219

[continues previous] Took hir in armes two, and kiste hir ofte,
14

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1220

[continues previous] And hir to glade he dide al his entente;
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 190

[continues previous] Hir fader hath hir in his armes nome,
12

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 191

[continues previous] And tweynty tyme he kiste his doughter swete,
11

Summoner's Tale: 97

With his lippes: 'dame,' quod he, 'right weel,
10

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 628

[continues previous] As hoot he was, and lecherous, as a sparwe;
11

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 629

[continues previous] With scalled browes blake, and piled berd;
11

Miller's Tale: 557

'By goddes corpus, this goth faire and weel!' [continues next]
11

Summoner's Tale: 161

For sir and dame, trusteth me right weel,
10

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 715

Was in his cole, and stopped with wex weel [continues next]
11

Summoner's Tale: 98

As he that is your servant every deel.
10

Knight's Tale: 2206

Can he hem thank? nay, God wot, never a deel, [continues next]
11

Miller's Tale: 558

[continues previous] This sely Absolon herde every deel,
10

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 716

[continues previous] For to kepe in his lymail every deel.
14

Summoner's Tale: 99

Thanked be god, that yow yaf soule and lyf,
10

Knight's Tale: 2206

[continues previous] Can he hem thank? nay, God wot, never a deel,
10

Knight's Tale: 2207

[continues previous] That bothe his soule and eek hem-self offende,
12

Merchant's Tale: 384

To lede in ese and holinesse his lyf.
12

Merchant's Tale: 385

And thanked god, that he mighte han hire al,
14

Franklin's Tale: 255

By thilke god that yaf me soule and lyf, [continues next]
14

Shipman's Tale: 115

For, by that god that yaf me soule and lyf,
11

Nun's Priest's Tale: 124

Up peril of my soule, and of my lyf, [continues next]
11

Nun's Priest's Tale: 125

I counseille yow the beste, I wol nat lye, [continues next]
13

Summoner's Tale: 100

Yet saugh I nat this day so fair a wyf
13

Franklin's Tale: 256

[continues previous] Ne shal I never been untrewe wyf
11

Nun's Priest's Tale: 125

[continues previous] I counseille yow the beste, I wol nat lye,
13

Summoner's Tale: 101

In al the chirche, god so save me!'
11

Hous of Fame 3: 45

That her-on bilt, god so me save!' [continues next]
11

Hous of Fame 3: 46

Tho saw I al the half y-grave [continues next]
11

Book of the Duchesse: 755

'I shal right blythly, so god me save, [continues next]
11

Book of the Duchesse: 756

Hoolly, with al the witte I have, [continues next]
13

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 114

Is that a widewes lyf, so god you save? [continues next]
13

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 115

By god, ye maken me right sore a-drad, [continues next]
13

Summoner's Tale: 102

'Ye, god amende defautes, sir,' quod she,
13

Miller's Tale: 99

Why, lat be,' quod she, 'lat be, Nicholas, [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 485

Of holy chirche, god amende it sone!' [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 486

'Sir,' quod the lord, 'ye woot what is to done. [continues next]
10

Hous of Fame 3: 45

[continues previous] That her-on bilt, god so me save!'
11

Book of the Duchesse: 755

[continues previous] 'I shal right blythly, so god me save,
13

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 114

[continues previous] Is that a widewes lyf, so god you save?
13

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 115

[continues previous] By god, ye maken me right sore a-drad,
13

Summoner's Tale: 103

'Algates wel-come be ye, by my fey!'
13

Miller's Tale: 98

[continues previous] And seyde, 'I wol nat kisse thee, by my fey,
13

Miller's Tale: 99

[continues previous] Why, lat be,' quod she, 'lat be, Nicholas,
11

Summoner's Tale: 92

'Ey, maister! wel-come be ye, by seint Iohn!'
11

Summoner's Tale: 486

[continues previous] 'Sir,' quod the lord, 'ye woot what is to done.
15+

Summoner's Tale: 104

'Graunt mercy, dame, this have I founde alwey.
13

Melibee's Tale: 63

... to telle. 'A! lady!' quod they, 'ye han shewed un-to us "the blessinge of swetnesse," after the sawe of David the prophete; for the reconsilinge which we been nat worthy to have in no manere, but we oghte requeren it with greet contricioun and humilitee, ye of your grete goodnesse have presented unto us. Now see we wel that the science and the conninge of Salomon is ful trewe; for he seith: that "swete wordes multiplyen and encresen freendes, and maken shrewes to be debonaire and meke." [continues next]
12

Romaunt of the Rose: 7504

Graunt mercy, swete sire dere!'
12

Romaunt of the Rose: 7505

Quod alderfirst Dame Abstinence,
15+

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 995

And your goodnesse have I founde alwey yit, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1659

I can no more, it shal be founde at preve.'
11

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1660

'Graunt mercy, goode myn, y-wis,' quod she,
15+

Summoner's Tale: 105

But of your grete goodnesse, by your leve,
10

Summoner's Tale: 404

So god me save, Thomas, by your leve, [continues next]
10

Merchant's Tale: 950

By the leve of yow, my lord so dere: [continues next]
10

Prioress' Prologue: 13

'My lady Prioresse, by your leve, [continues next]
11

Melibee's Tale: 15

... and wikked; of whiche wommen, men seyn that "three thinges dryven a man out of his hous; that is to seyn, smoke, dropping of reyn, and wikked wyves;" and of swiche wommen seith Salomon, that "it were bettre dwelle in desert, than with a womman that is riotous." And sir, by your leve, that am nat I; for ye han ful ofte assayed my grete silence and my gret pacience; and eek how wel that I can hyde and hele thinges that men oghte secreely to hyde. And soothly, as to your fifthe resoun, wher-as ye seyn, that "in wikked conseil wommen venquisshe ... [continues next]
13

Melibee's Tale: 63

[continues previous] ... hir, that wonder was to telle. 'A! lady!' quod they, 'ye han shewed un-to us "the blessinge of swetnesse," after the sawe of David the prophete; for the reconsilinge which we been nat worthy to have in no manere, but we oghte requeren it with greet contricioun and humilitee, ye of your grete goodnesse have presented unto us. Now see we wel that the science and the conninge of Salomon is ful trewe; for he seith: that "swete wordes multiplyen and encresen freendes, and maken shrewes to be debonaire and meke."
10

Melibee's Tale: 64

[continues previous] ... 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 out of mesure; so ferforth, that we be nat of power to maken hise amendes. And therfore we oblige and binden us and our freendes to doon al his wil and hise comandements. But ...
11

Book of the Duchesse: 1048

I leve yow wel, that trewely [continues next]
12

Compleynt of Mars: 279

Wherfor I prey yow, of your gentilesse, [continues next]
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 5180

To love ech other; by your leve, [continues next]
15+

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 995

[continues previous] And your goodnesse have I founde alwey yit,
15+

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 996

[continues previous] Of whiche, my dere herte and al my knight,
15+

Summoner's Tale: 106

I wolde prey yow that ye nat yow greve,
15+

Reeve's Prologue: 56

'I pray yow alle that ye nat yow greve, [continues next]
15+

Reeve's Prologue: 57

Thogh I answere and somdel sette his howve; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 140

I prey yow, dame, ye be nat anoyed,
11

Summoner's Tale: 141

Though I so freendly yow my conseil shewe;
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Summoner's Tale: 405

[continues previous] He wolde bireve out of this world the sonne.
11

Clerk's Tale: 97

To chese me a wyf, I yow relesse [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 98

That choys, and prey yow of that profre cesse. [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 833

Of yow, myn owene lord, lest I yow greve.' [continues next]
13

Merchant's Tale: 321

I prey yow that ye be nat yvel apayd.' [continues next]
10

Merchant's Tale: 950

[continues previous] By the leve of yow, my lord so dere:
10

Merchant's Tale: 951

[continues previous] I prey to god, that never dawe the day
13

Merchant's Tale: 1106

Ladies, I prey yow that ye be nat wrooth; [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 1107

I can nat glose, I am a rude man. [continues next]
11

Physician's Tale: 186

By witnesse, lord, so that it nat yow greve.
11

Physician's Tale: 187

She nis his doghter nat, what so he seye;
10

Pardoner's Tale: 590

For that is best; I wol yow nat deceyve. [continues next]
11

Pardoner's Tale: 637

I prey yow that ye kisse the pardoner.
11

Shipman's Tale: 188

Pardee, I wol nat faille yow my thankes, [continues next]
11

Shipman's Tale: 189

If that yow list to doon that I yow praye. [continues next]
10

Shipman's Tale: 259

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

Shipman's Tale: 260

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

Shipman's Tale: 261

Governeth yow also of your diete [continues next]
11

Shipman's Tale: 270

I wolde prey yow; for to lene me
15+

Prioress' Prologue: 14

[continues previous] So that I wiste I sholde yow nat greve, [continues next]
15+

Prioress' Prologue: 15

I wolde demen that ye tellen sholde [continues next]
12

Melibee's Prologue: 19

I wol yow telle a litel thing in prose, [continues next]
11

Melibee's Tale: 15

[continues previous] ... whiche wommen, men seyn that "three thinges dryven a man out of his hous; that is to seyn, smoke, dropping of reyn, and wikked wyves;" and of swiche wommen seith Salomon, that "it were bettre dwelle in desert, than with a womman that is riotous." And sir, by your leve, that am nat I; for ye han ful ofte assayed my grete silence and my gret pacience; and eek how wel that I can hyde and hele thinges that men oghte secreely to hyde. And soothly, as to your fifthe resoun, wher-as ye seyn, that "in wikked conseil wommen venquisshe men;" god woot, thilke resoun stant ...
10

Melibee's Tale: 28

'My lord,' quod she, 'I biseke yow in al humblesse, that ye wol nat wilfully replye agayn my resouns, ne distempre your herte thogh I speke thing that yow displese. For god wot that, as in myn entente, I speke it for your beste, for your honour and for your profite eke. And soothly, I hope that your benignitee wol taken it in pacience. ... [continues next]
10

Melibee's Tale: 50

... for to liven in swich wyse." By thise resons that I have seid un-to yow, and by manye othere resons that I coude seye, I graunte yow that richesses been goode to hem that geten hem wel, and to hem that wel usen tho richesses. And therfore wol I shewe yow how ye shul have yow, and how ye shul here yow in gaderinge of richesses, and in what manere ye shul usen hem. [continues next]
13

Melibee's Tale: 57

Whanne Melibee hadde herd dame Prudence maken semblant of wratthe, he seyde in this wyse, 'dame, I prey yow that ye be nat displesed of thinges that I seye; for ye knowe wel that I am angry and wrooth, and that is no wonder; and they that been wrothe witen nat wel what they doon, ne what they seyn. Therfore the prophete seith: that "troubled eyen han no cleer sighte." But seyeth and ... [continues next]
11

Melibee's Tale: 77

... 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 doon. For ...
13

Second Nun's Tale: 84

And prey yow, that ye wol my werk amende. [continues next]
11

Parson's Prologue: 45

And therfor, if yow list, I wol nat glose. [continues next]
11

Parson's Prologue: 46

I wol yow telle a mery tale in prose [continues next]
11

Legend of Ariadne: 306

Wher be ye, that I may nat with yow mete, [continues next]
11

Book of the Duchesse: 1047

[continues previous] Nay, leve hit wel!' 'Sir, so do I;
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Book of the Duchesse: 1048

[continues previous] I leve yow wel, that trewely
11

Book of the Duchesse: 1049

[continues previous] Yow thoghte, that she was the beste,
12

Compleynt of Mars: 279

[continues previous] Wherfor I prey yow, of your gentilesse,
12

Compleynt of Mars: 280

[continues previous] That ye compleyne for myn hevinesse.
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 5181

[continues previous] If ye wolde diffyne it me,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 5182

I wolde gladly here, to see,
13

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1004

Shal wel be told, so that ye noght yow greve, [continues next]
13

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1005

Though I to yow right on your-self compleyne. [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 995

To-morwe eek wol I speke with yow fayn, [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 996

So that ye touchen nought of this matere. [continues next]
15+

Summoner's Tale: 107

I wol with Thomas speke a litel throwe.
15+

Reeve's Prologue: 56

[continues previous] 'I pray yow alle that ye nat yow greve,
15+

Reeve's Prologue: 57

[continues previous] Thogh I answere and somdel sette his howve;
11

Clerk's Tale: 97

[continues previous] To chese me a wyf, I yow relesse
10

Clerk's Tale: 833

[continues previous] Of yow, myn owene lord, lest I yow greve.'
13

Merchant's Tale: 321

[continues previous] I prey yow that ye be nat yvel apayd.'
13

Merchant's Tale: 1106

[continues previous] Ladies, I prey yow that ye be nat wrooth;
12

Merchant's Tale: 1107

[continues previous] I can nat glose, I am a rude man.
10

Pardoner's Tale: 590

[continues previous] For that is best; I wol yow nat deceyve.
11

Shipman's Tale: 188

[continues previous] Pardee, I wol nat faille yow my thankes,
10

Shipman's Tale: 260

[continues previous] I prey yow, cosin, wysly that ye ryde;
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Prioress' Prologue: 14

[continues previous] So that I wiste I sholde yow nat greve,
15+

Prioress' Prologue: 15

[continues previous] I wolde demen that ye tellen sholde
12

Melibee's Prologue: 19

[continues previous] I wol yow telle a litel thing in prose,
10

Melibee's Tale: 28

[continues previous] 'My lord,' quod she, 'I biseke yow in al humblesse, that ye wol nat wilfully replye agayn my resouns, ne distempre your herte thogh I speke thing that yow displese. For god wot that, as in myn entente, I speke it for your beste, for your honour and for your profite eke. And soothly, I hope that your benignitee wol taken it in ...
10

Melibee's Tale: 50

[continues previous] ... bitter deeth than for to liven in swich wyse." By thise resons that I have seid un-to yow, and by manye othere resons that I coude seye, I graunte yow that richesses been goode to hem that geten hem wel, and to hem that wel usen tho richesses. And therfore wol I shewe yow how ye shul have yow, and how ye shul here yow in gaderinge of richesses, and in what manere ye shul usen hem.
13

Melibee's Tale: 57

[continues previous] Whanne Melibee hadde herd dame Prudence maken semblant of wratthe, he seyde in this wyse, 'dame, I prey yow that ye be nat displesed of thinges that I seye; for ye knowe wel that I am angry and wrooth, and that is no wonder; and they that been wrothe witen nat wel what they doon, ne what they seyn. Therfore the prophete seith: that "troubled eyen han ...
13

Second Nun's Tale: 84

[continues previous] And prey yow, that ye wol my werk amende.
11

Parson's Prologue: 45

[continues previous] And therfor, if yow list, I wol nat glose.
11

Parson's Prologue: 46

[continues previous] I wol yow telle a mery tale in prose
11

Legend of Ariadne: 306

[continues previous] Wher be ye, that I may nat with yow mete,
13

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1005

[continues previous] Though I to yow right on your-self compleyne.
10

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 384

Who wolde have wend that, in so litel a throwe,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 995

[continues previous] To-morwe eek wol I speke with yow fayn,
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Summoner's Tale: 108

Thise curats been ful necligent and slowe
14

Parson's Tale: 101

Now for to speken of the hope of hem that been necligent and slowe to shryven hem, that stant in two maneres. That oon is, that he hopeth for to live longe and for to purchacen muche richesse for his delyt, and thanne he wol shryven him; and, as he seith, him semeth thanne tymely y-nough to come to shrifte. Another is, surquidrie that ... [continues next]
14

Summoner's Tale: 109

To grope tendrely a conscience.
14

Parson's Tale: 101

[continues previous] Now for to speken of the hope of hem that been necligent and slowe to shryven hem, that stant in two maneres. That oon is, that he hopeth for to live longe and for to purchacen muche richesse for his delyt, and thanne he wol shryven him; and, as he seith, him semeth thanne tymely y-nough to come to shrifte. Another is, surquidrie that he ... [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 110

In shrift, in preching is my diligence,
12

Parson's Tale: 101

[continues previous] Now for to speken of the hope of hem that been necligent and slowe to shryven hem, that stant in two maneres. That oon is, that he hopeth for to live longe and for to purchacen muche richesse for his delyt, and thanne he wol shryven him; and, as he seith, him semeth thanne tymely y-nough to come to shrifte. Another is, surquidrie that he hath in Cristes mercy. Agayns ...
12

Summoner's Tale: 112

I walke, and fisshe Cristen mennes soules,
12

Pardoner's Tale: 588

And Iesu Crist, that is our soules leche, [continues next]
11

Parson's Tale: 51

... to grevously, or out of tyme, as on halydayes, soothly they do greet sinne. Heer-agayns suffred Crist ful paciently, and taughte us pacience, whan he bar up-on his blissed shulder the croys, up-on which he sholde suffren despitous deeth. Heer may men lerne to be pacient; for certes, noght only Cristen men been pacient for love of Iesu Crist, and for guerdoun of the blisful lyf that is perdurable; but certes, the olde payens, that nevere were Cristene, commendeden and useden the vertu of pacience. [continues next]
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 6842

I walke soules for to cure. [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 113

To yelden Iesu Crist his propre rente;
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Pardoner's Tale: 588

[continues previous] And Iesu Crist, that is our soules leche,
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Parson's Tale: 51

[continues previous] ... on halydayes, soothly they do greet sinne. Heer-agayns suffred Crist ful paciently, and taughte us pacience, whan he bar up-on his blissed shulder the croys, up-on which he sholde suffren despitous deeth. Heer may men lerne to be pacient; for certes, noght only Cristen men been pacient for love of Iesu Crist, and for guerdoun of the blisful lyf that is perdurable; but certes, the olde payens, that nevere were Cristene, commendeden and useden the vertu of pacience.
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Parson's Tale: 76

... folk unwar wedden or sinnen with hir owene kinrede; and namely thilke harlottes that haunten bordels of thise fool wommen, that mowe be lykned to a commune gonge, where-as men purgen hir ordure. What seye we eek of putours that liven by the horrible sinne of putrie, and constreyne wommen to yelden to hem a certeyn rente of hir bodily puterie, ye, somtyme of his owene wyf or his child; as doon this baudes? Certes, thise been cursede sinnes. Understond eek, that avoutrie is set gladly in the ten comandements bitwixe thefte and manslaughtre; for it is the gretteste thefte that may be; for it is thefte ... [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 88

... Crist. And if he abyde to his laste day, scarsly may he shryven him or remembre him of hise sinnes, or repenten him, for the grevous maladie of his deeth. And for-as-muche as he ne hath nat in his lyf herkned Iesu Crist, whanne he hath spoken, he shal crye to Iesu Crist at his laste day, and scarsly wol he herkne him. And understond that this condicioun moste han foure thinges. Thy shrift moste be purveyed bifore and avysed; for wikked haste doth no profit; and that a man conne shryve him of hise sinnes be it of pryde, or of envye, and so ...
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Romaunt of the Rose: 6842

[continues previous] I walke soules for to cure.
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Summoner's Tale: 114

To sprede his word is set al myn entente.'
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Clerk's Tale: 679

To tempte his wyf was set al his entente.
10

Merchant's Tale: 223

And sin that ye han herd al myn entente,
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Parson's Tale: 76

[continues previous] ... folk unwar wedden or sinnen with hir owene kinrede; and namely thilke harlottes that haunten bordels of thise fool wommen, that mowe be lykned to a commune gonge, where-as men purgen hir ordure. What seye we eek of putours that liven by the horrible sinne of putrie, and constreyne wommen to yelden to hem a certeyn rente of hir bodily puterie, ye, somtyme of his owene wyf or his child; as doon this baudes? Certes, thise been cursede sinnes. Understond eek, that avoutrie is set gladly in the ten comandements bitwixe thefte and manslaughtre; for it is the gretteste thefte that may be; ...
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Hous of Fame 3: 1042

Aboute, and dide al myn entente
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 139

This song to herkne I dide al myn entente,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1103

'Now by your feyth, myn uncle,' quod she, 'dere, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 331

Have al this thing that I have seyd in minde, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 150

I wolde of this yow telle al myn entente;
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Summoner's Tale: 115

'Now, by your leve, o dere sir,' quod she,
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Reeve's Tale: 320

'Now dere lemman,' quod she, 'go, far weel! [continues next]
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Man of Law's Tale: 760

O mercy, dere Constable!' quod she;
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Summoner's Tale: 143

'Now, sir,' quod she, 'but o word er I go;
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Shipman's Tale: 157

And hasteth yow, and gooth your wey anon.'
11

Shipman's Tale: 158

'My dere love,' quod she, 'o my daun Iohn,
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Shipman's Tale: 360

Now, by your leve, I may no lenger dwelle,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1103

[continues previous] 'Now by your feyth, myn uncle,' quod she, 'dere,
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 330

[continues previous] But now to purpos; leve brother dere,
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Summoner's Tale: 116

'Chydeth him weel, for seinte Trinitee.
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Reeve's Tale: 320

[continues previous] 'Now dere lemman,' quod she, 'go, far weel!
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Summoner's Tale: 122

Other desport right noon of him have I;
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Parson's Tale: 10

... drede of harm that is to come, and this drede shal evere dwelle in the hertes of hem that been dampned. And therefore han they lorn al hir hope, for sevene causes. First, for god that is hir Iuge shal be with-outen mercy to hem; ne they may nat plese him, ne noon of hise halwes; ne they ne may yeve no-thing for hir raunson; ne they have no vois to speke to him; ne they may nat flee fro peyne; ne they have no goodnesse in hem, that they mowe shewe to delivere hem fro peyne. And therfore seith Salomon: 'the wikked man ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 123

I may nat plese him in no maner cas.'
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Parson's Tale: 10

[continues previous] ... Horrour is alwey drede of harm that is to come, and this drede shal evere dwelle in the hertes of hem that been dampned. And therefore han they lorn al hir hope, for sevene causes. First, for god that is hir Iuge shal be with-outen mercy to hem; ne they may nat plese him, ne noon of hise halwes; ne they ne may yeve no-thing for hir raunson; ne they have no vois to speke to him; ne they may nat flee fro peyne; ne they have no goodnesse in hem, that they mowe shewe to delivere hem fro peyne. And therfore seith Salomon: ...
15+

Summoner's Tale: 124

'O Thomas! Ie vous dy, Thomas! Thomas!
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Summoner's Tale: 130

'Now dame,' quod he, 'Ie vous dy sanz doute,
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Summoner's Tale: 126

Ire is a thing that hye god defended,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 60

That hye god defended mariage [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 127

And ther-of wol I speke a word or two.'
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 61

[continues previous] By expres word? I pray you, telleth me;
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Merchant's Tale: 621

Be it of fish, or brid, or beest, or man. [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 622

Now wol I speke of woful Damian, [continues next]
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Franklin's Prologue: 29

Though to this man I speke a word or two.'
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 179

But here and there, now here a word or two. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 128

'Now maister,' quod the wyf, 'er that I go,
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Reeve's Tale: 329

Aleyn up-rist, and thoughte, 'er that it dawe, [continues next]
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Reeve's Tale: 330

I wol go crepen in by my felawe; [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 622

[continues previous] Now wol I speke of woful Damian,
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 507

That I wol doon a maistrie er I go.' [continues next]
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Manciple's Tale: 152

For on thy bed thy wyf I saugh him swyve.' [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1171

'Now, eem,' quod she, 'we wol go dyne anoon;' [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 179

[continues previous] But here and there, now here a word or two.
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1127

Er that she go; god yeve his herte pyne!' [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 129

What wol ye dyne? I wol go ther-aboute.'
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Reeve's Tale: 330

[continues previous] I wol go crepen in by my felawe;
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 830

'Now, dame,' quod he, 'so have I Ioye or blis, [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 856

'Yis, dame,' quod he, 'tel forth, and I wol here.' [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 1145

Allas!' quod she, 'that ever I was so kinde!' [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 488

It is al redy, though ye wol right now.' [continues next]
10

Franklin's Tale: 489

'Go we than soupe,' quod he, 'as for the beste; [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 507

[continues previous] That I wol doon a maistrie er I go.'
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 508

[continues previous] 'Ye,' quod the preest, 'ye, sir, and wol ye so?
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Manciple's Tale: 153

[continues previous] What wol ye more? the crowe anon him tolde,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1171

[continues previous] 'Now, eem,' quod she, 'we wol go dyne anoon;' [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1126

[continues previous] Hir olde fader wol yet make hir dyne
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Summoner's Tale: 130

'Now dame,' quod he, 'Ie vous dy sanz doute,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 164

'Now dame,' quod he, 'by god and by seint Iohn,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 830

[continues previous] 'Now, dame,' quod he, 'so have I Ioye or blis,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 856

[continues previous] 'Yis, dame,' quod he, 'tel forth, and I wol here.'
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Summoner's Tale: 124

'O Thomas! Ie vous dy, Thomas! Thomas!
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Merchant's Tale: 1146

[continues previous] 'Now, dame,' quod he, 'lat al passe out of minde.
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Franklin's Tale: 488

[continues previous] It is al redy, though ye wol right now.'
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Franklin's Tale: 489

[continues previous] 'Go we than soupe,' quod he, 'as for the beste;
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1171

[continues previous] 'Now, eem,' quod she, 'we wol go dyne anoon;'
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Summoner's Tale: 134

(But that I nolde no beest for me were deed),
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1049

Or that she nolde it for despyt receyve; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1050

Thanne were I deed, ther mighte it no-thing weyve.' [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 135

Thanne hadde I with yow hoomly suffisaunce.
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1050

[continues previous] Thanne were I deed, ther mighte it no-thing weyve.'
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Summoner's Tale: 138

The body is ay so redy and penyble
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Second Nun's Tale: 154

Is redy ay my body for to kepe. [continues next]
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Second Nun's Tale: 155

And if that he may felen, out of drede, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 139

To wake, that my stomak is destroyed.
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Melibee's Tale: 57

Whanne Melibee hadde herd dame Prudence maken semblant of wratthe, he seyde in this wyse, 'dame, I prey yow that ye be nat displesed of thinges that I seye; for ye knowe wel that I am angry and wrooth, and that is no wonder; and they that been wrothe witen nat wel what they doon, ne what they seyn. Therfore the prophete seith: that "troubled eyen han no cleer sighte." ... [continues next]
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Second Nun's Tale: 154

[continues previous] Is redy ay my body for to kepe.
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Summoner's Tale: 140

I prey yow, dame, ye be nat anoyed,
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Summoner's Tale: 106

I wolde prey yow that ye nat yow greve, [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 321

I prey yow that ye be nat yvel apayd.' [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 1106

Ladies, I prey yow that ye be nat wrooth; [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 1107

I can nat glose, I am a rude man. [continues next]
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Franklin's Prologue: 28

'I prey yow, haveth me nat in desdeyn [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 57

[continues previous] Whanne Melibee hadde herd dame Prudence maken semblant of wratthe, he seyde in this wyse, 'dame, I prey yow that ye be nat displesed of thinges that I seye; for ye knowe wel that I am angry and wrooth, and that is no wonder; and they that been wrothe witen nat wel what they doon, ne what they seyn. Therfore the prophete seith: that "troubled eyen han no cleer sighte." But seyeth and ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 141

Though I so freendly yow my conseil shewe;
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Summoner's Tale: 106

[continues previous] I wolde prey yow that ye nat yow greve,
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Merchant's Tale: 321

[continues previous] I prey yow that ye be nat yvel apayd.'
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Merchant's Tale: 1106

[continues previous] Ladies, I prey yow that ye be nat wrooth;
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Merchant's Tale: 1107

[continues previous] I can nat glose, I am a rude man.
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Franklin's Prologue: 28

[continues previous] 'I prey yow, haveth me nat in desdeyn
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Franklin's Prologue: 29

[continues previous] Though to this man I speke a word or two.'
10

Melibee's Tale: 17

'Now sir,' quod dame Prudence, 'and sin ye vouche-sauf to been governed by my conseil, I wol enforme yow how ye shul governe your-self in chesinge of your conseillours. Ye shul first, in alle your werkes, mekely biseken to the heighe god that he wol be your conseillour; and shapeth yow to swich entente, that he yeve yow conseil and confort, as taughte Thobie his sone. "At alle tymes ... [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 57

[continues previous] Whanne Melibee hadde herd dame Prudence maken semblant of wratthe, he seyde in this wyse, 'dame, I prey yow that ye be nat displesed of thinges that I seye; for ye knowe wel that I am angry and wrooth, and that is no wonder; and they that been wrothe witen nat wel what they doon, ne what they seyn. Therfore the prophete seith: that "troubled eyen han ...
12

Nun's Priest's Tale: 533

Than wolde I shewe yow how that I coude pleyne [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 142

By god, I wolde nat telle it but a fewe.'
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Knight's Tale: 1426

But how she dide hir ryte I dar nat telle,
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Knight's Tale: 1427

But it be any thing in general;
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Melibee's Tale: 17

[continues previous] 'Now sir,' quod dame Prudence, 'and sin ye vouche-sauf to been governed by my conseil, I wol enforme yow how ye shul governe your-self in chesinge of your conseillours. Ye shul first, in alle your werkes, mekely biseken to the heighe god that he wol be your conseillour; and shapeth yow to swich entente, that he yeve yow conseil and confort, as taughte Thobie his sone. ...
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Melibee's Tale: 21

... ye kepe this for a general reule. First shul ye clepen to your conseil a fewe of your freendes that been especiale; 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 ...
12

Nun's Priest's Tale: 533

[continues previous] Than wolde I shewe yow how that I coude pleyne
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 147

And whan this chanon saugh it wolde nat be,
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 148

But his yeman wolde telle his privetee,
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Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 284

Telleth Jerome; and that nat of a fewe,
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Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 285

But, I dar seyn, an hundred on a rewe;
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Book of the Duchesse: 1297

So wel, I can nat telle how.' [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 143

'Now, sir,' quod she, 'but o word er I go;
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Reeve's Tale: 320

'Now dere lemman,' quod she, 'go, far weel!
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Reeve's Tale: 321

But er thou go, o thing I wol thee telle,
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Summoner's Tale: 115

'Now, by your leve, o dere sir,' quod she,
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Clerk's Tale: 1107

But o word, lordinges, herkneth er I go:
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Merchant's Tale: 1086

Now sir,' quod she, 'for aught that may bityde,
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Second Nun's Tale: 337

'That shal I telle,' quod she, 'er I go.
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 507

That I wol doon a maistrie er I go.'
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 508

'Ye,' quod the preest, 'ye, sir, and wol ye so?
11

Book of the Duchesse: 1298

[continues previous] 'Sir,' quod I, 'wher is she now?'
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Book of the Duchesse: 1299

Now!' quod he, and stinte anoon.
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 278

'Yes, yes,' quod he, 'and bet wole er I go;
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 279

But, by my trouthe, I thoughte now if ye
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Summoner's Tale: 145

Sone after that ye wente out of this toun.'
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Pardoner's Tale: 477

And forth toward the toun he wente anon.
11

Pardoner's Tale: 478

And al-so sone as that he was gon,
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 211

As sone as day he wente out of the toun.'
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 212

This man gan fallen in suspecioun,
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Summoner's Tale: 146

'His deeth saugh I by revelacioun,'
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Summoner's Tale: 149

After his deeth, I saugh him born to blisse
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Summoner's Tale: 147

Seith this frere, 'at hoom in our dortour.
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Knight's Tale: 1028

I dar wel seyn that in this world ther nas. [continues next]
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Physician's Tale: 16

Apelles, Zanzis, sholde werche in veyn, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 148

I dar wel seyn that, er that half an hour
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Knight's Tale: 293

Or elles artow fals, I dar wel seyn.'
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Knight's Tale: 1028

[continues previous] I dar wel seyn that in this world ther nas.
12

Miller's Tale: 160

I dar wel seyn, if she had been a mous,
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Man of Law's Tale: 929

I dar wel seyn hir hadde lever a knyf
12

Clerk's Tale: 255

And al that lyketh me, I dar wel seyn
11

Merchant's Tale: 485

And certeinly, I dar right wel seyn this,
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Merchant's Tale: 486

Ymenëus, that god of wedding is,
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Franklin's Tale: 521

Wher-as he shoon ful pale, I dar wel seyn.
12

Physician's Tale: 15

[continues previous] Or grave, or peynte; for I dar wel seyn,
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 285

But, I dar seyn, an hundred on a rewe;
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Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 286

That hit is pitee for to rede, and routhe,
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Book of the Duchesse: 1002

And I dar seyn and swere hit wel
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Book of the Duchesse: 1003

That Trouthe him-self, over al and al,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1766

For certeinly, I dar wel seyn,
13

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1266

Yet were al lost, that dar I wel seyn, certes,
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1320

Er dayes ten, this dar I saufly seyn.
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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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Summoner's Tale: 149

After his deeth, I saugh him born to blisse
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Summoner's Tale: 146

'His deeth saugh I by revelacioun,'
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 623

How devel maystow bringen me to blisse?' [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 150

In myn avisioun, so god me wisse!
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 622

[continues previous] 'Thou coudest never in love thy-selven wisse;
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 623

[continues previous] How devel maystow bringen me to blisse?'
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Summoner's Tale: 152

That han been trewe freres fifty yeer;
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Summoner's Tale: 409

Han freres been, that finde I of record,
10

Legend of Ariadne: 73

And been her trewe lover yeer by yere! [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 153

They may now, god be thanked of his lone,
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Legend of Ariadne: 74

[continues previous] But now to come ageyn to my matere.
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Summoner's Tale: 155

And up I roos, and al our covent eke,
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Summoner's Tale: 267

As for my-self, but that al our covent
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Summoner's Tale: 475

Blasphemed hath our holy covent eke.' [continues next]
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 95

And up I roos, and gan me clothe;
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Summoner's Tale: 156

With many a tere trikling on my cheke,
10

Man of Law's Tale: 439

In orisons, with many a bitter tere,
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Summoner's Tale: 474

[continues previous] As that this olde cherl, with lokkes hore,
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Franklin's Tale: 166

Thus wolde she seyn, with many a pitous tere.
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Monk's Tale: 188

And yaf him wit; and than with many a tere
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1181

And fer with-in the night, with many a tere,
11

Summoner's Tale: 157

Withouten noyse or clateringe of belles;
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Knight's Tale: 1634

Of hors and harneys, noyse and clateringe [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 158

Te deum was our song and no-thing elles,
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Knight's Tale: 1635

[continues previous] Ther was in hostelryes al aboute;
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Summoner's Tale: 161

For sir and dame, trusteth me right weel,
11

Summoner's Tale: 97

With his lippes: 'dame,' quod he, 'right weel,
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Summoner's Tale: 419

'Ye, certes,' quod the frere, 'trusteth weel; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 420

I took our dame our lettre with our seel.' [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 162

Our orisons been more effectueel,
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Summoner's Tale: 420

[continues previous] I took our dame our lettre with our seel.'
11

Summoner's Tale: 166

And burel folk in richesse and despence
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Parson's Tale: 76

... been corrupt; and this sinne men clepen pollucioun, that comth in foure maneres. Somtyme, of languissinge of body; for the humours been to ranke and habundaunt in the body of man. Somtyme of infermetee; for the feblesse of the vertu retentif, as phisik maketh mencioun. Som-tyme, for surfeet of mete and drinke. And somtyme of vileyns thoghtes, that been enclosed in mannes minde whan he goth to slepe; which may nat been with-oute sinne. For which men moste kepen hem wysely, or elles may men sinnen ful grevously. [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 95

After this, thou shalt understonde, that bodily peyne stant in wakinge; for Iesu Crist seith, 'waketh, and preyeth that ye ne entre in wikked temptacioun.' Ye shul understanden also, that fastinge stant in three thinges; in forberinge of bodily mete and drinke, and in forberinge of worldly Iolitee, and in forberinge of deedly sinne; this is to seyn, that a man shal kepen him fro deedly sinne with al his might. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 167

Of mete and drinke, and in hir foul delyt.
11

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 347

It snewed in his hous of mete and drinke,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 348

Of alle deyntees that men coude thinke.
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Knight's Tale: 757

And mete and drinke this night wol I bringe
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Reeve's Tale: 212

Get us som mete and drinke, and make us chere, [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 644

Al naked, to fulfille hir foul delyt, [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 645

And in hir fadres blood they made hem daunce [continues next]
10

Pardoner's Tale: 192

To gete a glotoun deyntee mete and drinke!
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Pardoner's Tale: 193

Of this matere, o Paul, wel canstow trete,
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Manciple's Tale: 61

To fostre it tendrely with mete and drinke,
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Manciple's Tale: 62

Of alle deyntees that thou canst bithinke,
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Parson's Tale: 10

... of tresor, of which that David seith; 'the riche folk, that embraceden and oneden al hir herte to tresor of this world, shul slepe in the slepinge of deeth; and no-thing ne shul they finden in hir handes of al hir tresor.' And more-over, the miseise of helle shal been in defaute of mete and drinke. For god seith thus by Moyses; 'they shul been wasted with hunger, and the briddes of helle shul devouren hem with bitter deeth, and the galle of the dragon shal been hir drinke, and the venim of the dragon hir morsels.' And forther-over, hir miseise shal been in defaute of ...
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Parson's Tale: 76

[continues previous] ... hem that been corrupt; and this sinne men clepen pollucioun, that comth in foure maneres. Somtyme, of languissinge of body; for the humours been to ranke and habundaunt in the body of man. Somtyme of infermetee; for the feblesse of the vertu retentif, as phisik maketh mencioun. Som-tyme, for surfeet of mete and drinke. And somtyme of vileyns thoghtes, that been enclosed in mannes minde whan he goth to slepe; which may nat been with-oute sinne. For which men moste kepen hem wysely, or elles may men sinnen ful grevously.
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Parson's Tale: 95

[continues previous] After this, thou shalt understonde, that bodily peyne stant in wakinge; for Iesu Crist seith, 'waketh, and preyeth that ye ne entre in wikked temptacioun.' Ye shul understanden also, that fastinge stant in three thinges; in forberinge of bodily mete and drinke, and in forberinge of worldly Iolitee, and in forberinge of deedly sinne; this is to seyn, that a man shal kepen him fro deedly sinne with al his might.
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Legend of Ariadne: 155

That I may han nat but my mete and drinke;
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Legend of Ariadne: 156

And for my sustenance yit wol I swinke,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 5606

Mete and drinke, and esy food,
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Summoner's Tale: 168

We han this worldes lust al in despyt.
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Reeve's Tale: 213

[continues previous] And we wil payen trewely atte fulle.
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Franklin's Tale: 643

[continues previous] And bringen hem biforn hem in despyt
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Franklin's Tale: 644

[continues previous] Al naked, to fulfille hir foul delyt,
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Summoner's Tale: 171

Who-so wol preye, he moot faste and be clene,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 2603

And who-so askith folily,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 2604

He moot be warned hastily;
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Summoner's Tale: 172

And fatte his soule and make his body lene.
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Friar's Tale: 197

Up-on a man, and doon his soule unreste,
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Friar's Tale: 198

And nat his body, and al is for the beste.
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Summoner's Tale: 181

Receyved he the lawe that was writen
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Monk's Tale: 18

With goddes owene finger wroght was he, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 182

With goddes finger; and Elie, wel ye witen,
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Monk's Tale: 18

[continues previous] With goddes owene finger wroght was he,
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Manciple's Tale: 181

Smyt nat to sone, er that ye witen why,
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Manciple's Tale: 182

And beeth avysed wel and sobrely [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 183

In mount Oreb, er he hadde any speche
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Manciple's Tale: 183

[continues previous] Er ye doon any execucioun,
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Book of the Duchesse: 919

'And which a goodly softe speche [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 184

With hye god, that is our lyves leche,
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Book of the Duchesse: 920

[continues previous] Had that swete, my lyves leche!
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Summoner's Tale: 188

In-to the temple whan they sholde gon
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Knight's Tale: 2021

And for the peple sholde seen him alle, [continues next]
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Knight's Tale: 2022

Whan it was day, he broghte him to the halle, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 194

But they be sobre that for the peple preye, [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 76

... shewe that they been ioyned to chastitee, which that is most precious lyf that is. And thise ordred folk been specially tytled to god, and of the special meynee of god; for which, whan they doon deedly sinne, they been the special traytours of god and of his peple; for they liven of the peple, to preye for the peple, and whyle they been suche traitours, hir preyers availen nat to the peple. Preestes been aungeles, as by the dignitee of hir misterye; but for sothe, seint Paul seith, that 'Sathanas transformeth him in an aungel of light.' Soothly, the preest that haunteth deedly sinne, he may be lykned to the aungel of ... [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 5: 40

to yeven to Nero his richesses, and also to han gon in-to [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 5: 41

solitarie exil. But whan the grete weighte, that is to seyn, of [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 189

To preye for the peple, and do servyse,
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Knight's Tale: 2020

[continues previous] Therwith he weep that pitee was to here.
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Knight's Tale: 2021

[continues previous] And for the peple sholde seen him alle,
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Summoner's Tale: 194

[continues previous] But they be sobre that for the peple preye, [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 76

[continues previous] ... chastitee; to shewe that they been ioyned to chastitee, which that is most precious lyf that is. And thise ordred folk been specially tytled to god, and of the special meynee of god; for which, whan they doon deedly sinne, they been the special traytours of god and of his peple; for they liven of the peple, to preye for the peple, and whyle they been suche traitours, hir preyers availen nat to the peple. Preestes been aungeles, as by the dignitee of hir misterye; but for sothe, seint Paul seith, that 'Sathanas transformeth him in an aungel of light.' Soothly, the preest that haunteth deedly sinne, he may be lykned to the ... [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 5: 40

[continues previous] to yeven to Nero his richesses, and also to han gon in-to
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Complaint to My Lode-Sterre: 24

And I ne can do no maner servyse [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 190

They nolden drinken, in no maner wyse,
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Summoner's Tale: 194

[continues previous] But they be sobre that for the peple preye,
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Physician's Tale: 279

In no degree, ne in which maner wyse [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 76

[continues previous] ... shewe that they been ioyned to chastitee, which that is most precious lyf that is. And thise ordred folk been specially tytled to god, and of the special meynee of god; for which, whan they doon deedly sinne, they been the special traytours of god and of his peple; for they liven of the peple, to preye for the peple, and whyle they been suche traitours, hir preyers availen nat to the peple. Preestes been aungeles, as by the dignitee of hir misterye; but for sothe, seint Paul seith, that 'Sathanas transformeth him in an aungel of light.' Soothly, the preest that haunteth deedly sinne, he may be lykned to the aungel of ...
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Complaint to My Lode-Sterre: 24

[continues previous] And I ne can do no maner servyse
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Summoner's Tale: 191

No drinke, which that mighte hem dronke make,
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Physician's Tale: 279

[continues previous] In no degree, ne in which maner wyse
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Summoner's Tale: 193

Lest that they deyden; tak heed what I seye.
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Pardoner's Tale: 449

'Brethren,' quod he, 'tak kepe what I seye;
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Legend of Hypermnestra: 72

Tak heed what I thy fader sey thee here,
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Summoner's Tale: 194

But they be sobre that for the peple preye,
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Summoner's Tale: 188

In-to the temple whan they sholde gon
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Summoner's Tale: 189

To preye for the peple, and do servyse,
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Summoner's Tale: 190

They nolden drinken, in no maner wyse,
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Parson's Tale: 76

... to shewe that they been ioyned to chastitee, which that is most precious lyf that is. And thise ordred folk been specially tytled to god, and of the special meynee of god; for which, whan they doon deedly sinne, they been the special traytours of god and of his peple; for they liven of the peple, to preye for the peple, and whyle they been suche traitours, hir preyers availen nat to the peple. Preestes been aungeles, as by the dignitee of hir misterye; but for sothe, seint Paul seith, that 'Sathanas transformeth him in an aungel of light.' Soothly, the preest that haunteth deedly sinne, he may be lykned to the aungel of ...
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Summoner's Tale: 197

Yaf us ensample of fastinge and preyeres.
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Summoner's Tale: 203

And therfor may ye see that our preyeres[continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 204

I speke of us, we mendinants, we freres — [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 198

Therfor we mendinants, we sely freres,
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Summoner's Tale: 204

[continues previous] I speke of us, we mendinants, we freres[continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 409

Han freres been, that finde I of record, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 199

Been wedded to poverte and continence,
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Summoner's Tale: 205

[continues previous] Ben to the hye god more acceptable
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Summoner's Tale: 409

[continues previous] Han freres been, that finde I of record, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 200

To charitee, humblesse, and abstinence,
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Summoner's Tale: 410

[continues previous] In charitee, y-thanked be our lord.
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Summoner's Tale: 203

And therfor may ye see that our preyeres
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Summoner's Tale: 197

Yaf us ensample of fastinge and preyeres. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 204

I speke of us, we mendinants, we freres
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Summoner's Tale: 197

[continues previous] Yaf us ensample of fastinge and preyeres.
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Summoner's Tale: 198

[continues previous] Therfor we mendinants, we sely freres, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 205

Ben to the hye god more acceptable
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Summoner's Tale: 199

[continues previous] Been wedded to poverte and continence,
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Summoner's Tale: 207

Fro Paradys first, if I shal nat lye,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 765

For by my trouthe, if that I shal nat lye,
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 766

I ne saugh this yeer so mery a companye
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Man of Law's Tale: 596

But who was woful, if I shal nat lye, [continues next]
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Man of Law's Tale: 909

To feste, and shortly, if I shal nat lye,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 515

We wommen han, if that I shal nat lye,
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 75

He gooth ful ny the sothe, I wol nat lye; [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 76

A man shal winne us best with flaterye; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 502

'Madame,' quod he, 'by god I shal nat lye;
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Summoner's Tale: 503

But I on other weyes may be wreke,
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Second Nun's Tale: 289

Quod tho Tiburce, 'if that I shal nat lye.'
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Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 149

With many floures, and I shal nat lye; [continues next]
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Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 181

For nothing elles, and I shal nat lye, [continues next]
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Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 217

With florouns smale, and I shal nat lye; [continues next]
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Legend of Thisbe: 38

Ye lovers two, if that I shal nat lye,
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Legend of Thisbe: 39

Ye founden first this litel narwe clifte;
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Summoner's Tale: 208

Was man out chaced for his glotonye;
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Man of Law's Tale: 596

[continues previous] But who was woful, if I shal nat lye,
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 76

[continues previous] A man shal winne us best with flaterye;
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Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 150

[continues previous] For al the world, right as the dayesye
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Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 218

[continues previous] For al the world, ryght as a dayesye
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Summoner's Tale: 210

But herkne now, Thomas, what I shal seyn.
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 852

Leef al this werk and tak now hede to [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 853

That I shal seyn, and herkne, of good entente, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 211

I ne have no text of it, as I suppose,
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 853

[continues previous] That I shal seyn, and herkne, of good entente,
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Summoner's Tale: 214

Spak this by freres, whan he seyde thus:
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Clerk's Tale: 247

And seyde thus, whan he him hadde asyde,
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Franklin's Tale: 858

And seyde thus, whan he thise wordes herde:
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 308

Blessed be love, that thus can folk converte! [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 215

"Blessed be they that povre in spirit been."
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 307

[continues previous] Right with hir look, the spirit in his herte;
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 308

[continues previous] Blessed be love, that thus can folk converte!
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Summoner's Tale: 217

Wher it be lyker our professioun,
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1028

If it be lyker love, or hate, or grame; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 218

Or hirs that swimmen in possessioun.
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Franklin's Prologue: 14

As that ye been! fy on possessioun [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1027

[continues previous] But that wot heighe god that sit above,
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1028

[continues previous] If it be lyker love, or hate, or grame;
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Summoner's Tale: 219

Fy on hir pompe and on hir glotonye!
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Franklin's Prologue: 14

[continues previous] As that ye been! fy on possessioun
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Summoner's Tale: 220

And for hir lewednesse I hem diffye.
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Consolatione Philosophie 4 Prose 4: 149

hem that I have shewed that they ben lyk to bestes? And what [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 221

Me thinketh they ben lyk Iovinian,
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Consolatione Philosophie 4 Prose 4: 149

[continues previous] hem that I have shewed that they ben lyk to bestes? And what
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Summoner's Tale: 222

Fat as a whale, and walkinge as a swan;
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 205

He was nat pale as a for-pyned goost.
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Canterbury Tales Prologue: 206

A fat swan loved he best of any roost.
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Summoner's Tale: 224

Hir preyer is of ful gret reverence;
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 393

That wommen holde in ful gret reverence.
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Summoner's Tale: 231

Up springeth in-to their, right so prayeres
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 9

For now the grete charitee and prayeres [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 232

Of charitable and chaste bisy freres
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 9

[continues previous] For now the grete charitee and prayeres
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 10

[continues previous] Of limitours and othere holy freres,
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Summoner's Tale: 234

Thomas! Thomas! so mote I ryde or go,
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Knight's Tale: 1394

And on thyn auter, wher I ryde or go,
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Knight's Tale: 1395

I wol don sacrifice, and fyres bete.
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Reeve's Tale: 318

But evermo, wher so I go or ryde,
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Reeve's Tale: 319

I is thyn awen clerk, swa have I seel!'
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Friar's Tale: 167

Or lyk an angel can I ryde or go.
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Pardoner's Tale: 420

And god be with yow, wher ye go or ryde.
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Pardoner's Tale: 421

I moot go thider as I have to go.'
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Amorous Compleint: 19

Sith I, thunworthiest that may ryde or go, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 235

And by that lord that clepid is seint Yve,
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Reeve's Tale: 344

For by that lord that called is seint Iame,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 312

Now by that lord, that called is seint Iame,
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Shipman's Tale: 227

And by that lord that cleped is Seint Yve, [continues next]
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Amorous Compleint: 19

[continues previous] Sith I, thunworthiest that may ryde or go,
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Summoner's Tale: 236

Nere thou our brother, sholdestou nat thryve!
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Shipman's Tale: 228

[continues previous] Scarsly amonges twelve ten shul thryve,
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Summoner's Tale: 238

To Crist, that he thee sende hele and might,
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Man of Law's Tale: 1062

Now Iesu Crist, that of his might may sende
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Summoner's Tale: 240

'God woot,' quod he, 'no-thing ther-of fele I;
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Miller's Tale: 606

'Why, nay,' quod he, 'god woot, my swete leef,
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Summoner's Tale: 76

'God woot,' quod he, 'laboured have I ful sore;
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Physician's Tale: 282

That no man woot ther-of but god and he.
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Physician's Tale: 283

For be he lewed man, or elles lered,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 543

And leet ther-of as no-thing wist hadde I, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 241

As help me Crist, as I, in fewe yeres,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 543

[continues previous] And leet ther-of as no-thing wist hadde I,
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Summoner's Tale: 243

Ful many a pound; yet fare I never the bet.
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1563

This mery morwe, nece, how can ye fare?'
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 1564

Criseyde answerde, 'never the bet for yow,
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Summoner's Tale: 246

The frere answerde, 'O Thomas, dostow so?
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Summoner's Tale: 292

What nedeth yow, Thomas, to maken stryf? [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 1123

'O stronge lady store, what dostow?' [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 1124

And she answerde, 'sir, what eyleth yow? [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 247

What nedeth yow diverse freres seche?
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Summoner's Tale: 292

[continues previous] What nedeth yow, Thomas, to maken stryf?
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Merchant's Tale: 1123

[continues previous] 'O stronge lady store, what dostow?' [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 1124

[continues previous] And she answerde, 'sir, what eyleth yow? [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 248

What nedeth him that hath a parfit leche
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Merchant's Tale: 1123

[continues previous] 'O stronge lady store, what dostow?'
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Merchant's Tale: 1124

[continues previous] And she answerde, 'sir, what eyleth yow?
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Summoner's Tale: 251

Holde ye than me, or elles our covent,
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Summoner's Tale: 267

As for my-self, but that al our covent [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 252

To praye for yow ben insufficient?
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Summoner's Tale: 268

[continues previous] To preye for yow is ay so diligent,
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Shipman's Tale: 189

If that yow list to doon that I yow praye. [continues next]
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Shipman's Tale: 190

For at a certein day I wol yow paye, [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Prose 4: 149

facultee or power of thinges that ben y-knowe? Ne that nis nat [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Prose 4: 150

wrong; for so as every Iugement is the dede or doinge of him [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 253

Thomas, that Iape nis nat worth a myte;
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Knight's Tale: 700

Now highte I Philostrate, noght worth a myte.
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Shipman's Tale: 189

[continues previous] If that yow list to doon that I yow praye.
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Second Nun's Tale: 511

For in effect they been nat worth a myte.' [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 80

His oversloppe nis nat worth a myte,
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Consolatione Philosophie 5 Prose 4: 149

[continues previous] facultee or power of thinges that ben y-knowe? Ne that nis nat
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Summoner's Tale: 254

Your maladye is for we han to lyte.
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Second Nun's Tale: 511

[continues previous] For in effect they been nat worth a myte.'
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Summoner's Tale: 255

"A! yif that covent half a quarter otes!"
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Summoner's Tale: 255

"A! yif that covent half a quarter otes!" [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 256

"A! yif that covent four and twenty grotes!" [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 257

"A! yif that frere a peny, and lat him go!" [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 47

Whan he hath sowen, be it whete or otes, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 256

"A! yif that covent four and twenty grotes!"
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Summoner's Tale: 255

[continues previous] "A! yif that covent half a quarter otes!" [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 257

[continues previous] "A! yif that frere a peny, and lat him go!" [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 48

[continues previous] So that he offre pens, or elles grotes.
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Summoner's Tale: 257

"A! yif that frere a peny, and lat him go!"
12

Summoner's Tale: 255

[continues previous] "A! yif that covent half a quarter otes!"
12

Summoner's Tale: 256

[continues previous] "A! yif that covent four and twenty grotes!"
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Summoner's Tale: 258

Nay, nay, Thomas! it may no-thing be so.
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1479

'Nay,' quod Pandare, 'it shal no-thing be so.
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Summoner's Tale: 262

Thomas, of me thou shalt nat been y-flatered;
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Monk's Prologue: 57

Thou woldest han been a trede-foul aright. [continues next]
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Manciple's Prologue: 34

Of me, certein, thou shalt nat been y-glosed. [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 5: 45

and whanne thou woldest han it, thou nart nat siker; and [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 263

Thou woldest han our labour al for noght.
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Franklin's Tale: 93

That al this wyde world she sette at noght. [continues next]
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Monk's Prologue: 57

[continues previous] Thou woldest han been a trede-foul aright.
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Manciple's Prologue: 34

[continues previous] Of me, certein, thou shalt nat been y-glosed.
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 5: 45

[continues previous] and whanne thou woldest han it, thou nart nat siker; and
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Envoy to Scogan: 33

Than shul we for our labour han no mede;
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Summoner's Tale: 264

The hye god, that al this world hath wroght,
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Knight's Tale: 2241

And God, that al this wyde world hath wroght, [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 93

[continues previous] That al this wyde world she sette at noght.
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Summoner's Tale: 265

Seith that the werkman worthy is his hyre.
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Knight's Tale: 2241

[continues previous] And God, that al this wyde world hath wroght,
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Summoner's Tale: 266

Thomas! noght of your tresor I desyre
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Pardoner's Tale: 512

'O lord!' quod he, 'if so were that I mighte [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 513

Have al this tresor to my-self allone, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 267

As for my-self, but that al our covent
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Summoner's Tale: 155

And up I roos, and al our covent eke,
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Summoner's Tale: 251

Holde ye than me, or elles our covent, [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 512

[continues previous] 'O lord!' quod he, 'if so were that I mighte
12

Pardoner's Tale: 513

[continues previous] Have al this tresor to my-self allone,
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Summoner's Tale: 268

To preye for yow is ay so diligent,
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Summoner's Tale: 252

[continues previous] To praye for yow ben insufficient?
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Summoner's Tale: 269

And for to builden Cristes owene chirche.
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Romaunt of the Rose: 6661

Seynt Poule, that loved al holy chirche, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 270

Thomas! if ye wol lernen for to wirche,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 6662

[continues previous] He bade thapostles for to wirche,
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Summoner's Tale: 271

Of buildinge up of chirches may ye finde
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Legend of Phyllis: 3

That may ye finde, if that it lyketh yow. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 272

If it be good, in Thomas lyf of Inde.
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Legend of Phyllis: 3

[continues previous] That may ye finde, if that it lyketh yow.
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Summoner's Tale: 275

And chyden heer this sely innocent,
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Man of Law's Tale: 584

Upon this sely innocent Custance;
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Man of Law's Tale: 585

And, for this miracle, in conclusioun,
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Summoner's Tale: 276

Your wyf, that is so meke and pacient.
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 434

Ye sholde been al pacient and meke, [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 435

And han a swete spyced conscience, [continues next]
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Now sith ye han so holy and meke a wyf, [continues next]
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And therfor, Thomas, trowe me if thee leste,
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[continues previous] Ye sholde been al pacient and meke,
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[continues previous] And han a swete spyced conscience,
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Summoner's Tale: 291

[continues previous] Now sith ye han so holy and meke a wyf,
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If I be fals; now trowe me if thow leste!
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And thou, Simoys, that as an arwe clere
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Summoner's Tale: 278

Ne stryve nat with thy wyf, as for thy beste;
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Clerk's Tale: 433

I moot don with thy doghter for the beste,
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Clerk's Tale: 434

Nat as I wolde, but as my peple leste.
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Summoner's Tale: 280

Touchinge this thing, lo, what the wyse seith:
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Melibee's Tale: 52

... helle; that the more it swelweth, the more desyr it hath to swelwe and devoure." And as wel as ye wolde eschewe to be called an avaricious man or chinche, as wel sholde ye kepe yow and governe yow in swich a wyse that men calle yow nat fool-large. Therfore seith Tullius: "the goodes," he seith, "of thyn hous ne sholde nat been hid, ne kept so cloos but that they mighte been opened by pitee and debonairetee;" that is to seyn, to yeven part to hem that han greet nede; "ne thy goodes shullen nat been so opene, to been every mannes goodes." Afterward, in ... [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 50

... that is doon to him. The philosophre seith, that 'pacience is thilke vertu that suffreth debonairely alle the outrages of adversitee and every wikked word.' This vertu maketh a man lyk to god, and maketh him goddes owene dere child, as seith Crist. This vertu disconfiteth thyn enemy. And therfore seith the wyse man, 'if thou wolt venquisse thyn enemy, lerne to suffre.' And thou shalt understonde, that man suffreth foure manere of grevances in outward thinges, agayns the whiche foure he moot have foure manere of paciences. [continues next]
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"With-in thyn hous ne be thou no leoun;
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[continues previous] ... more desyr it hath to swelwe and devoure." And as wel as ye wolde eschewe to be called an avaricious man or chinche, as wel sholde ye kepe yow and governe yow in swich a wyse that men calle yow nat fool-large. Therfore seith Tullius: "the goodes," he seith, "of thyn hous ne sholde nat been hid, ne kept so cloos but that they mighte been opened by pitee and debonairetee;" that is to seyn, to yeven part to hem that han greet nede; "ne thy goodes shullen nat been so opene, to been every mannes goodes." Afterward, in getinge of your richesses ...
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[continues previous] ... The philosophre seith, that 'pacience is thilke vertu that suffreth debonairely alle the outrages of adversitee and every wikked word.' This vertu maketh a man lyk to god, and maketh him goddes owene dere child, as seith Crist. This vertu disconfiteth thyn enemy. And therfore seith the wyse man, 'if thou wolt venquisse thyn enemy, lerne to suffre.' And thou shalt understonde, that man suffreth foure manere of grevances in outward thinges, agayns the whiche foure he moot have foure manere of paciences.
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Ne make thyne aqueyntances nat to flee."
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... that seith thee thy sothes." Salomon seith, that "the wordes of a flaterere is a snare to cacche with innocents." He seith also, that "he that speketh to his freend wordes of swetnesse and of plesaunce, setteth a net biforn his feet to cacche him." And therfore seith Tullius: "enclyne nat thyne eres to flatereres, ne taketh no conseil of wordes of flaterye." And Caton seith: "avyse thee wel, and eschewe the wordes of swetnesse and of plesaunce." And eek thou shalt eschewe the conseilling of thyne olde enemys that been reconsiled. The book seith: that "no wight retourneth saufly in-to the grace of his olde ...
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Summoner's Tale: 284

And Thomas, yet eft-sones I charge thee,
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Foryeve it me, and that I thee biseke" —
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And yet eft-sones I hitte him on the cheke,
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Summoner's Tale: 288

Be war, my sone, and herkne paciently,
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Manciple's Tale: 255

My sone, be war, and be non auctour newe
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That twenty thousand men han lost hir lyves,
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 552

For that hir housbondes losten alle hir lyves; [continues next]
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For stryving with hir lemmans and hir wyves.
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 551

[continues previous] Of Rome, cryden senatoures wyves,
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 552

[continues previous] For that hir housbondes losten alle hir lyves;
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Now sith ye han so holy and meke a wyf,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 435

And han a swete spyced conscience,
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 436

Sith ye so preche of Iobes pacience.
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Your wyf, that is so meke and pacient.
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And therfor, Thomas, trowe me if thee leste,
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Parson's Tale: 29

Now sith that so is, that ye han understonde what is pryde, and whiche been the speces of it, and whennes pride sourdeth and springeth; now shul ye understonde which is the remedie agayns the sinne of pryde, and that is, humilitee or mekenesse. That is a vertu, thurgh which a man hath verray knoweleche of him-self, and ...
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And sin he best to love is, and most meke, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 292

What nedeth yow, Thomas, to maken stryf?
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Summoner's Tale: 246

The frere answerde, 'O Thomas, dostow so?
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What nedeth yow diverse freres seche?
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Romaunt of the Rose: 556

To fele how smothe and softe it is. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1541

What nedeth yow to tellen al the chere
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1847

[continues previous] And sin he best to love is, and most meke,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1848

[continues previous] What nedeth feyned loves for to seke?
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Summoner's Tale: 293

Ther nis, y-wis, no serpent so cruel,
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Squire's Tale: 419

That ther nis tygre, ne noon so cruel beste,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 555

[continues previous] Ther nis a fairer nekke, y-wis,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 722

In al this world ther nis so cruel herte
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Summoner's Tale: 294

Whan man tret on his tayl, ne half so fel,
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Clerk's Tale: 881

As womman can, ne can ben half so trewe [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1693

Ne preyse I half so wel as it, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 295

As womman is, whan she hath caught an ire;
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Clerk's Tale: 881

[continues previous] As womman can, ne can ben half so trewe
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[continues previous] As wommen been, but it be falle of-newe.
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Parson's Tale: 33

... the prophete David, Irascimini et nolite peccare. Now understondeth, that wikked Ire is in two maneres, that is to seyn, sodeyn Ire or hastif Ire, withouten avisement and consentinge of resoun. The mening and the sens of this is, that the resoun of man ne consente nat to thilke sodeyn Ire; and thanne it is venial. Another Ire is ful wikked, that comth of felonye of herte avysed and cast biforn; with wikked wil to do vengeance, and therto his resoun consenteth; and soothly this is deedly sinne. This Ire is so displesant to god, that it troubleth his hous and chaceth the holy goost out of mannes ... [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1693

[continues previous] Ne preyse I half so wel as it,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 1694

[continues previous] Whan I avyse it in my wit.
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Summoner's Tale: 296

Vengeance is thanne al that they desyre.
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[continues previous] ... David, Irascimini et nolite peccare. Now understondeth, that wikked Ire is in two maneres, that is to seyn, sodeyn Ire or hastif Ire, withouten avisement and consentinge of resoun. The mening and the sens of this is, that the resoun of man ne consente nat to thilke sodeyn Ire; and thanne it is venial. Another Ire is ful wikked, that comth of felonye of herte avysed and cast biforn; with wikked wil to do vengeance, and therto his resoun consenteth; and soothly this is deedly sinne. This Ire is so displesant to god, that it troubleth his hous and chaceth the holy goost out of mannes soule, ... [continues next]
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Ire is a sinne, oon of the grete of sevene,
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Parson's Tale: 33

[continues previous] ... the prophete David, Irascimini et nolite peccare. Now understondeth, that wikked Ire is in two maneres, that is to seyn, sodeyn Ire or hastif Ire, withouten avisement and consentinge of resoun. The mening and the sens of this is, that the resoun of man ne consente nat to thilke sodeyn Ire; and thanne it is venial. Another Ire is ful wikked, that comth of felonye of herte avysed and cast biforn; with wikked wil to do vengeance, and therto his resoun consenteth; and soothly this is deedly sinne. This Ire is so displesant to god, that it troubleth his hous and chaceth the holy goost out of mannes ...
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I coude of Ire seye so muche sorwe,
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Knight's Tale: 501

So muche sorwe had never creature
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Consolatione Philosophie 2 Prose 1: 47

for she, that is now cause of so muche sorwe to thee, sholde [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 304

My tale sholde laste til to-morwe.
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Consolatione Philosophie 2 Prose 1: 47

[continues previous] for she, that is now cause of so muche sorwe to thee, sholde
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Summoner's Tale: 305

And therfor preye I god bothe day and night,
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Parson's Tale: 10

... freendes, but there is no freend; for neither god ne no creature shal been freend to hem, and everich of hem shal haten other with deedly hate. 'The sones and the doghtren shullen rebellen agayns fader and mooder, and kinrede agayns kinrede, and chyden and despysen everich of hem other,' bothe day and night, as god seith by the prophete Michias. And the lovinge children, that whylom loveden so fleshly everich other, wolden everich of hem eten other if they mighte. For how sholden they love hem togidre in the peyne of helle, whan they hated ech of hem other in the prosperitee of this lyf? ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 306

An irous man, god sende him litel might!
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Summoner's Tale: 308

To sette an irous man in heigh degree.
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Summoner's Tale: 378

"Ne be no felawe to an irous man,
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Parson's Tale: 10

[continues previous] ... freend; for neither god ne no creature shal been freend to hem, and everich of hem shal haten other with deedly hate. 'The sones and the doghtren shullen rebellen agayns fader and mooder, and kinrede agayns kinrede, and chyden and despysen everich of hem other,' bothe day and night, as god seith by the prophete Michias. And the lovinge children, that whylom loveden so fleshly everich other, wolden everich of hem eten other if they mighte. For how sholden they love hem togidre in the peyne of helle, whan they hated ech of hem other in the prosperitee of this lyf? ...
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It is greet harm and, certes, gret pitee,
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Melibee's Tale: 48

... agayn resoun. Pardee, ye knowen wel, that ye maken no defence as now for to defende yow, but for to venge yow; and so seweth it that ye han no wil to do your dede attemprely. And therfore, me thinketh that pacience is good. For Salomon seith: that "he that is nat pacient shal have greet harm."'
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Melibee's Tale: 49

'Certes,' quod Melibee, 'I graunte yow, that whan a man is inpacient and wroth, of that that toucheth him noght and that aperteneth nat un-to him, though it harme him, it is no wonder. For the lawe seith: that "he is coupable that entremetteth or medleth with swich thyng as aperteneth ...
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Parson's Tale: 41

... as seith seint Paul. And ofte tyme swich cursinge wrongfully retorneth agayn to him that curseth, as a brid that retorneth agayn to his owene nest. And over alle thing men oghten eschewe to cursen hir children, and yeven to the devel hir engendrure, as ferforth as in hem is; certes, it is greet peril and greet sinne.
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Consolatione Philosophie 4 Prose 4: 11

they ne mighte nat anoyen or doon harm to goode men, certes, a [continues next]
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Consolatione Philosophie 4 Prose 4: 12

greet partye of the peyne to shrewes sholde ben allegged and [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 308

To sette an irous man in heigh degree.
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Summoner's Tale: 306

An irous man, god sende him litel might!
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Summoner's Tale: 378

"Ne be no felawe to an irous man,
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Monk's Tale: 2

The harm of hem that stode in heigh degree, [continues next]
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[continues previous] they ne mighte nat anoyen or doon harm to goode men, certes, a
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Summoner's Tale: 309

Whilom ther was an irous potestat,
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Friar's Tale: 1

Whilom ther was dwellinge in my contree
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Friar's Tale: 2

An erchedeken, a man of heigh degree,
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Ther nis no-thing in gree superlatyf, [continues next]
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As seith Senek, above an humble wyf. [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 18

... and wratthe in him-self, he weneth alwey that he may do thing that he may nat do. And secoundely, he that is irous and wroth, he ne may nat wel deme; and he that may nat wel deme, may nat wel conseille. The thridde is this; that "he that is irous and wrooth," as seith Senek, "ne may nat speke but he blame thinges;" and with his viciouse wordes he stireth other folk to angre and to ire. And eek sir, ye moste dryve coveitise out of your herte. For the apostle seith, that "coveitise is rote of alle harmes." And ... [continues next]
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Monk's Tale: 3

[continues previous] And fillen so that ther nas no remedie
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Parson's Tale: 28

... curteisye, and clennesse, and to be liberal, that is to seyn, large by mesure; for thilke that passeth mesure is folye and sinne. Another is, to remembre him of bountee that he of other folk hath receyved. Another is, to be benigne to hise goode subgetis; wherfore, as seith Senek, 'ther is no-thing more covenable to a man of heigh estaat than debonairetee and pitee. And therfore thise flyes that men clepeth bees, whan they maken hir king, they chesen oon that hath no prikke wherwith he may stinge.' Another is, a man to have a noble herte and a diligent, ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 310

As seith Senek, that, duringe his estaat,
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Merchant's Tale: 132

[continues previous] As seith Senek, above an humble wyf.
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Merchant's Tale: 279

Senek among his othere wordes wyse [continues next]
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Merchant's Tale: 280

Seith, that a man oghte him right wel avyse, [continues next]
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... of folk, ther every man cryeth and clatereth what that him lyketh. Soothly swich multitude is nat honeste. As to the seconde resoun, where-as ye seyn that "alle wommen been wikke," save your grace, certes ye despysen alle wommen in this wyse; and "he that alle despyseth alle displeseth," as seith the book. And Senek seith that "who-so wole have sapience, shal no man dispreise; but he shal gladly techen the science that he can, with-outen presumpcioun or pryde. And swiche thinges as he nought ne can, he shal nat been ashamed to lerne hem and enquere of lasse folk than him-self." And sir, that ther hath ...
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Melibee's Tale: 18

[continues previous] ... greet ire and wratthe in him-self, he weneth alwey that he may do thing that he may nat do. And secoundely, he that is irous and wroth, he ne may nat wel deme; and he that may nat wel deme, may nat wel conseille. The thridde is this; that "he that is irous and wrooth," as seith Senek, "ne may nat speke but he blame thinges;" and with his viciouse wordes he stireth other folk to angre and to ire. And eek sir, ye moste dryve coveitise out of your herte. For the apostle seith, that "coveitise is rote of alle harmes." And trust wel that a coveitous ...
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Parson's Tale: 28

[continues previous] ... and usinge vertu, curteisye, and clennesse, and to be liberal, that is to seyn, large by mesure; for thilke that passeth mesure is folye and sinne. Another is, to remembre him of bountee that he of other folk hath receyved. Another is, to be benigne to hise goode subgetis; wherfore, as seith Senek, 'ther is no-thing more covenable to a man of heigh estaat than debonairetee and pitee. And therfore thise flyes that men clepeth bees, whan they maken hir king, they chesen oon that hath no prikke wherwith he may stinge.' Another is, a man to have a noble herte and a ...
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Summoner's Tale: 311

Up-on a day out riden knightes two,
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Merchant's Tale: 280

[continues previous] Seith, that a man oghte him right wel avyse,
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Summoner's Tale: 312

And as fortune wolde that it were so,
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 175

And took his logging as it wolde falle. [continues next]
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 176

That oon of hem was logged in a stalle, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 313

That oon of hem cam hoom, that other noght.
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Pardoner's Tale: 479

That oon of hem spak thus un-to that other,
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 176

[continues previous] That oon of hem was logged in a stalle,
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Parson's Tale: 33

... man y-quiked in his herte, thurgh which he wole harm to him that he hateth. For certes the herte of man, by eschaufinge and moevinge of his blood, wexeth so trouble, that he is out of alle Iugement of resoun. But ye shal understonde that Ire is in two maneres; that oon of hem is good, and that other is wikked. The gode Ire is by Ialousye of goodnesse, thurgh which a man is wrooth with wikkednesse and agayns wikkednesse; and therfore seith a wys man, that 'Ire is bet than pley.' This Ire is with debonairetee, and it is wrooth withouten bitternesse; nat wrooth agayns the man, but ...
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Gamelyn's Tale: 802

Though he hadde nought that oon he wolde have that other.
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Gamelyn's Tale: 803

Tho cam Gamelyn fro under woode-rys,
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Hous of Fame 3: 765

And sith I may not have that oon,
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Hous of Fame 3: 766

That other nil I noght for-goon.
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Summoner's Tale: 314

Anon the knight bifore the Iuge is broght,
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Consolatione Philosophie 2 Prose 2: 6

with me, bifore what Iuge that thou wolt, of the possessioun [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 315

That seyde thus, 'thou hast thy felawe slayn,
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Consolatione Philosophie 2 Prose 2: 6

[continues previous] with me, bifore what Iuge that thou wolt, of the possessioun
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 696

And sith thou hast a felawe, tel thy mone; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 316

For which I deme thee to the deeth, certayn.'
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 697

[continues previous] For this nis not, certeyn, the nexte wyse
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Summoner's Tale: 319

And happed, as they wente by the weye
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Reeve's Tale: 37

Was noon so hardy that wente by the weye [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 625

That every wight that wente by the weye
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Summoner's Tale: 320

Toward the place ther he sholde deye,
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Reeve's Tale: 37

[continues previous] Was noon so hardy that wente by the weye
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Reeve's Tale: 74

Men wenden wisly that he sholde dye. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 321

The knight cam, which men wenden had be deed.
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Reeve's Tale: 74

[continues previous] Men wenden wisly that he sholde dye.
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Reeve's Tale: 75

[continues previous] For which this miller stal bothe mele and corn
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Summoner's Tale: 326

'Ye shul be deed,' quod he, 'so moot I thryve!
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Knight's Tale: 786

With-oute faile, he moot be deed, or I;
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Knight's Tale: 889

Ye shul be deed, by mighty Mars the rede!'
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Miller's Tale: 489

So moot I thryve, I shal, at cokkes crowe, [continues next]
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Reeve's Tale: 257

For Iohn,' seyde he, 'als ever moot I thryve, [continues next]
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So thryve I, quod this Somnour, so I shal. —
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Clerk's Tale: 116

At your requeste, as ever moot I thryve, [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 49

Lerneth to suffre, or elles, so moot I goon,
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Franklin's Tale: 50

Ye shul it lerne, wher-so ye wole or noon.
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Melibee's Tale: 47

... me, yet token they noon hede of the peril, but fulfilleden hir wikked wil and hir corage. And therfore, me thinketh men oghten nat repreve me, though I putte me in a litel peril for to venge me, and though I do a greet excesse, that is to seyn, that I venge oon outrage by another.' [continues next]
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'Nay, nay,' quod he, 'as ever mote I thryve! [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 654

Which that myn uncle swereth he moot be deed,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 655

But I on him have mercy and pitee;'
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 771

Now nece myn, ye shul wel understonde,'
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 772

Quod he, 'so as ye wommen demen alle,
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Summoner's Tale: 327

That is to seyn, bothe oon, and two, and three!'
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Knight's Tale: 2170

That nedeth, in oon of thise termes two,
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Knight's Tale: 2171

This is to seyn, in youthe or elles age,
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Miller's Tale: 488

[continues previous] Aboute his dore sin day bigan to springe.
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Reeve's Tale: 258

[continues previous] If that I may, yon wenche wil I swyve.
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Friar's Tale: 194

And som-tyme han we might of bothe two,
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Friar's Tale: 195

This is to seyn, of soule and body eke.
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Clerk's Tale: 117

[continues previous] Ther as myn herte is set, ther wol I wyve;
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Melibee's Tale: 47

[continues previous] ... vileinye in takinge vengeance up-on me, yet token they noon hede of the peril, but fulfilleden hir wikked wil and hir corage. And therfore, me thinketh men oghten nat repreve me, though I putte me in a litel peril for to venge me, and though I do a greet excesse, that is to seyn, that I venge oon outrage by another.'
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 298

This is to seyn, they faylen bothe two.
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Parson's Tale: 75

Now lat us speke thanne of thilke stinkinge sinne of Lecherie that men clepe Avoutrie of wedded folk, that is to seyn, if that oon of hem be wedded, or elles bothe. Seint Iohn seith, that avoutiers shullen been in helle in a stank brenninge of fyr and of brimston; in fyr, for the lecherie; in brimston, for the stink of hir ordure. Certes, the brekinge of this sacrement is an horrible thing; it was ...
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Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 9: 89

thinges ben, that is to seyn, al oon thing, who-so that ever
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Consolatione Philosophie 4 Metre 2: 11

seest oon heed, that is to seyn, oon tyraunt, beren so manye
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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 5: 1862

And to the lord right thus I speke and seye: [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1863

Thou oon, and two, and three, eterne on-lyve, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1864

That regnest ay in three and two and oon, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1865

Uncircumscript, and al mayst circumscryve, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 328

And to the firste knight right thus spak he,
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 44

And after this thus spak she to the knight,
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Summoner's Tale: 332

And to the thridde knight right thus he seyth, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 217

And to him-self right thus he spak, and seyde: —
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1862

[continues previous] And to the lord right thus I speke and seye:
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1863

[continues previous] Thou oon, and two, and three, eterne on-lyve,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1864

[continues previous] That regnest ay in three and two and oon,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1865

[continues previous] Uncircumscript, and al mayst circumscryve,
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Summoner's Tale: 329

'I dampned thee, thou most algate be deed.
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Summoner's Tale: 333

[continues previous] 'Thou hast nat doon that I comanded thee.'
13

Legend of Lucretia: 131

And thus thou shalt be deed, and also lese [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 330

And thou also most nedes lese thyn heed,
13

Man of Law's Tale: 6

Maugree thyn heed, thou most for indigence [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 35

... by the word of seint Mathew: 'Nolite iurare omnino: ne wol ye nat swere in alle manere; neither by hevene, for it is goddes trone; ne by erthe, for it is the bench of his feet; ne by Ierusalem, for it is the citee of a greet king; ne by thyn heed, for thou mayst nat make an heer whyt ne blak. But seyeth by youre word, "ye, ye," and "nay, nay"; and what that is more, it is of yvel,' seith Crist. For Cristes sake, ne swereth nat so sinfully, in dismembringe of Crist by soule, herte, bones, and body. For ... [continues next]
13

Legend of Lucretia: 131

[continues previous] And thus thou shalt be deed, and also lese
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Legend of Lucretia: 132

[continues previous] Thy name, for thou shalt non other chese.'
13

Summoner's Tale: 331

For thou art cause why thy felawe deyth.'
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Man of Law's Tale: 5

[continues previous] That verray nede unwrappeth al thy wounde hid!
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Man of Law's Tale: 6

[continues previous] Maugree thyn heed, thou most for indigence
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Parson's Tale: 35

[continues previous] ... word of seint Mathew: 'Nolite iurare omnino: ne wol ye nat swere in alle manere; neither by hevene, for it is goddes trone; ne by erthe, for it is the bench of his feet; ne by Ierusalem, for it is the citee of a greet king; ne by thyn heed, for thou mayst nat make an heer whyt ne blak. But seyeth by youre word, "ye, ye," and "nay, nay"; and what that is more, it is of yvel,' seith Crist. For Cristes sake, ne swereth nat so sinfully, in dismembringe of Crist by soule, herte, bones, and body. For certes, it ...
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Summoner's Tale: 332

And to the thridde knight right thus he seyth,
12

Summoner's Tale: 328

And to the firste knight right thus spak he, [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 75

... witnesseth seint Mathew in the gospel: 'A man shal lete fader and moder, and taken him to his wyf, and they shullen be two in o flesh.' This sacrement bitokneth the knittinge togidre of Crist and of holy chirche. And nat only that god forbad avoutrie in dede, but eek he comanded that thou sholdest nat coveite thy neighebores wyf. In this heeste, seith seint Augustin, is forboden alle manere coveitise to doon lecherie. Lo what seith seint Mathew in the gospel: that 'who-so seeth a womman to coveitise of his lust, he hath doon lecherie with hir in his herte.' ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 333

'Thou hast nat doon that I comanded thee.'
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Summoner's Tale: 329

[continues previous] 'I dampned thee, thou most algate be deed.
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Melibee's Tale: 39

Thy name is Melibee, this is to seyn, "a man that drinketh hony." Thou hast y-dronke so muchel hony of swete temporel richesses and delices and honours of this world, that thou art dronken; and hast forgeten Iesu Crist thy creatour; thou ne hast nat doon to him swich honour and reverence as thee oughte. Ne thou ne hast nat wel y-taken kepe to the wordes of Ovide, that seith: "under the hony of the godes of the body is hid the venim that sleeth the soule." And Salomon seith, "if thou hast founden hony, ete ...
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Parson's Tale: 75

[continues previous] ... seint Mathew in the gospel: 'A man shal lete fader and moder, and taken him to his wyf, and they shullen be two in o flesh.' This sacrement bitokneth the knittinge togidre of Crist and of holy chirche. And nat only that god forbad avoutrie in dede, but eek he comanded that thou sholdest nat coveite thy neighebores wyf. In this heeste, seith seint Augustin, is forboden alle manere coveitise to doon lecherie. Lo what seith seint Mathew in the gospel: that 'who-so seeth a womman to coveitise of his lust, he hath doon lecherie with hir in his herte.' Here may ye seen that ...
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Summoner's Tale: 334

And thus he dide don sleen hem alle three.
11

Legend of Ariadne: 268

And eek the gayler, and with hem alle three [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 335

Irous Cambyses was eek dronkelewe,
10

Merchant's Tale: 289

Wher she be wys, or sobre, or dronkelewe, [continues next]
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Pardoner's Tale: 167

And a man which that is dronkelewe, [continues next]
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Legend of Ariadne: 268

[continues previous] And eek the gayler, and with hem alle three [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 336

And ay delyted him to been a shrewe.
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Merchant's Tale: 290

[continues previous] Or proud, or elles other-weys a shrewe;
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Pardoner's Tale: 168

[continues previous] But that woodnesse, y-fallen in a shrewe,
11

Legend of Ariadne: 268

[continues previous] And eek the gayler, and with hem alle three
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Summoner's Tale: 338

That lovede vertuous moralitee,
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Parson's Prologue: 38

Moralitee and vertuous matere,
10

Parson's Prologue: 39

And thanne that ye wol yeve me audience,
12

Summoner's Tale: 339

Seyde on a day bitwix hem two right thus:
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Knight's Tale: 847

And at a stert he was bitwix hem two, [continues next]
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Knight's Tale: 848

And pulled out a swerd and cryed, 'ho! [continues next]
12

Man of Law's Tale: 977

And swich a blisse is ther bitwix hem two [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 340

'A lord is lost, if he be vicious;
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Knight's Tale: 847

[continues previous] And at a stert he was bitwix hem two,
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Knight's Tale: 848

[continues previous] And pulled out a swerd and cryed, 'ho!
12

Man of Law's Tale: 977

[continues previous] And swich a blisse is ther bitwix hem two
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Summoner's Tale: 342

Of any man, and namely in a lord.
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Melibee's Tale: 12

... sholde wreken hir wronges whyle that they been fresshe and newe; and with loud voys they cryden, 'werre! werre!' Up roos tho oon of thise olde wyse, and with his hand made contenaunce that men sholde holden hem stille and yeven him audience. 'Lordinges,' quod he, 'ther is ful many a man that cryeth "werre! werre!" that woot ful litel what werre amounteth. Werre at his biginning hath so greet an entree and so large, that every wight may entre whan him lyketh, and lightly finde werre. But, certes, what ende that shal ther-of bifalle, it is nat light to knowe. For 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, ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 343

Ther is ful many an eye and many an ere
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Melibee's Tale: 12

[continues previous] ... smyte, right so, men sholde wreken hir wronges whyle that they been fresshe and newe; and with loud voys they cryden, 'werre! werre!' Up roos tho oon of thise olde wyse, and with his hand made contenaunce that men sholde holden hem stille and yeven him audience. 'Lordinges,' quod he, 'ther is ful many a man that cryeth "werre! werre!" that woot ful litel what werre amounteth. Werre at his biginning hath so greet an entree and so large, that every wight may entre whan him lyketh, and lightly finde werre. But, certes, what ende that shal ther-of bifalle, it is nat light to knowe. For 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 ...
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Summoner's Tale: 349

And preve it, by thyn owene experience,
13

Friar's Tale: 219

For thou shalt by thyn owene experience [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 20

... to any wight, he holdeth thee in his snare." And therefore yow is bettre to hyde your conseil in your herte, than praye him, to whom ye han biwreyed your conseil, that he wole kepen it cloos and stille. For Seneca seith: "if so be that thou ne mayst nat thyn owene conseil hyde, how darstou prayen any other wight thy conseil secreely to kepe?" But nathelees, if thou wene sikerly that the biwreying of thy conseil to a persone wol make thy condicioun to stonden in the bettre plyt, thanne shaltou tellen him thy conseil in this wyse. First, thou shalt ... [continues next]
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Parson's Tale: 30

... and ordinance of god. Som-tyme comth grucching of avarice; as Iudas grucched agayns the Magdaleyne, whan she enoynte the heved of oure lord Iesu Crist with hir precious oynement. This maner murmure is swich as whan man gruccheth of goodnesse that him-self dooth, or that other folk doon of hir owene catel. Som-tyme comth murmure of pryde; as whan Simon the Pharisee grucched agayn the Magdaleyne, whan she approched to Iesu Crist, and weep at his feet for hir sinnes. And somtyme grucching sourdeth of Envye; whan men discovereth a mannes harm that was privee, or bereth him on hond thing ... [continues next]
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Hous of Fame 2: 370

A preve, by experience;
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Hous of Fame 2: 371

And with thyn eres heren wel
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 588

What Ioye hastow thyn owene folk to spille? [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 350

That wyn ne dooth to folk no swich offence.
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Friar's Tale: 218

[continues previous] Com ther thee nedeth nat of me to lere.
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Franklin's Tale: 51

For in this world, certein, ther no wight is, [continues next]
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Franklin's Tale: 52

That he ne dooth or seith som-tyme amis. [continues next]
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Melibee's Tale: 20

[continues previous] ... whan thou biwreyest thy conseil to any wight, he holdeth thee in his snare." And therefore yow is bettre to hyde your conseil in your herte, than praye him, to whom ye han biwreyed your conseil, that he wole kepen it cloos and stille. For Seneca seith: "if so be that thou ne mayst nat thyn owene conseil hyde, how darstou prayen any other wight thy conseil secreely to kepe?" But nathelees, if thou wene sikerly that the biwreying of thy conseil to a persone wol make thy condicioun to stonden in the bettre plyt, thanne shaltou tellen him thy conseil in this ...
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Parson's Tale: 30

[continues previous] ... paciently, for they comen by the rightful Iugement and ordinance of god. Som-tyme comth grucching of avarice; as Iudas grucched agayns the Magdaleyne, whan she enoynte the heved of oure lord Iesu Crist with hir precious oynement. This maner murmure is swich as whan man gruccheth of goodnesse that him-self dooth, or that other folk doon of hir owene catel. Som-tyme comth murmure of pryde; as whan Simon the Pharisee grucched agayn the Magdaleyne, whan she approched to Iesu Crist, and weep at his feet for hir sinnes. And somtyme grucching sourdeth of Envye; whan men discovereth a mannes harm that was privee, or bereth ...
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Consolatione Philosophie 4 Prose 3: 35

of goode folk swich that no day shal enpeiren it, ne no wikkednesse
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 588

[continues previous] What Ioye hastow thyn owene folk to spille?
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Summoner's Tale: 351

Ther is no wyn bireveth me my might
12

Franklin's Tale: 51

[continues previous] For in this world, certein, ther no wight is,
11

Balade of Compleynt: 1

Compleyne ne coude, ne might myn herte never [continues next]
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Balade of Compleynt: 2

My peynes halve, ne what torment I have, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 352

Of hand ne foot, ne of myn eyen sight'
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Summoner's Tale: 363

Hath wyn bireved me myn eyen sight?'
11

Balade of Compleynt: 1

[continues previous] Compleyne ne coude, ne might myn herte never
11

Balade of Compleynt: 2

[continues previous] My peynes halve, ne what torment I have,
10

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1372

Upon the sight of matere of your sonde.
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 1373

Myn eyen two, in veyn with which I see,
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Summoner's Tale: 355

And right anon, this irous cursed wrecche
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Physician's Tale: 176

And right anon was rad this cursed bille;
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 605

And whyle he bisy was, this feendly wrecche, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 356

Leet this knightes sone bifore him fecche,
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 606

[continues previous] This fals chanoun, the foule feend him fecche!
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Summoner's Tale: 357

Comandinge him he sholde bifore him stonde.
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4091

Than Daunger on his feet gan stonde, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 209

For sodeynly he hit him at the fulle; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 358

And sodeynly he took his bowe in honde,
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Knight's Tale: 1222

With bowe in honde, and arwes in a cas. [continues next]
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Legend of Dido: 48

Til, at the laste, he mette an hunteresse. [continues next]
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Legend of Dido: 49

A bowe in honde and arwes hadde she, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 4092

[continues previous] And hente a burdoun in his honde.
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 208

[continues previous] He kidde anoon his bowe nas not broken;
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 209

[continues previous] For sodeynly he hit him at the fulle;
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Summoner's Tale: 359

And up the streng he pulled to his ere,
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Knight's Tale: 1222

[continues previous] With bowe in honde, and arwes in a cas.
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Legend of Dido: 49

[continues previous] A bowe in honde and arwes hadde she,
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Summoner's Tale: 361

'Now whether have I a siker hand or noon?'
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 194

Now whether was that a wonder thing or noon,
10

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 291

Now whether was that a wonder thing or noon,
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Summoner's Tale: 363

Hath wyn bireved me myn eyen sight?'
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Summoner's Tale: 352

Of hand ne foot, ne of myn eyen sight'
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Summoner's Tale: 364

What sholde I telle thanswere of the knight?
11

Man of Law's Tale: 589

This false knight was slayn for his untrouthe [continues next]
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Man of Law's Tale: 590

By Iugement of Alla hastifly; [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Tale: 176

And that the knight sholde telle in audience,
11

Wife of Bath's Tale: 177

What thing that worldly wommen loven best.
11

Consolatione Philosophie 3 Prose 5: 30

or servaunts of kinges what sholde I telle thee anything, sin
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 1387

What sholde I telle you more of it?
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1263

God woot wher he was lyk a manly knight! [continues next]
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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 5: 1819

That is in hevene above; and at the laste, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 365

His sone was slayn, ther is na-more to seye.
11

Man of Law's Tale: 589

[continues previous] This false knight was slayn for his untrouthe
10

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 477

The flour is goon, ther is na-more to telle,
13

Summoner's Tale: 380

Lest thee repente;" ther is na-more to seye.
13

Clerk's Tale: 315

Who-so me loveth; ther is na-more to seye.'
13

Clerk's Tale: 476

And so wol I; ther is na-more to seye.
11

Clerk's Tale: 775

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,
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Squire's Tale: 333

Bitwixe yow and me, and that ful sone.
11

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.'
11

Monk's Tale: 100

Of Sampson now wol I na-more seyn. [continues next]
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 379

'What!' quod my lord, 'ther is na-more to done,
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Manciple's Tale: 161

And in his ire his wyf thanne hath he slayn.
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Manciple's Tale: 162

This is theffect, ther is na-more to sayn;
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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: 1820

[continues previous] Ther he was slayn, his loking doun he caste;
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Summoner's Tale: 366

Beth war therfor with lordes how ye pleye.
11

Monk's Tale: 101

[continues previous] Beth war by this ensample old and playn
14

Nun's Priest's Tale: 510

Beth war, ye lordes, of hir trecherye.
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Summoner's Tale: 369

To a povre man men sholde hise vyces telle,
11

Clerk's Tale: 713

That he to no wight, though men wolde enquere, [continues next]
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Clerk's Tale: 714

Sholde nat telle, whos children that they were, [continues next]
11

Summoner's Tale: 370

But nat to a lord, thogh he sholde go to helle.
11

Knight's Tale: 312

He may nat fleen it, thogh he sholde be deed,
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Clerk's Tale: 714

[continues previous] Sholde nat telle, whos children that they were,
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Summoner's Tale: 373

For that an hors of his was dreynt ther-inne,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 695

The olde daunce, and every poynt ther-inne, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 3: 696

Whan that he sey that alle thing was wel, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 374

Whan that he wente Babiloigne to winne.
11

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 696

[continues previous] Whan that he sey that alle thing was wel, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 286

No-wher to gon, but on the morwe he wente [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 287

To Troilus, whan that he for him sente. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 375

He made that the river was so smal,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 696

[continues previous] Whan that he sey that alle thing was wel,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 286

[continues previous] No-wher to gon, but on the morwe he wente
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 287

[continues previous] To Troilus, whan that he for him sente.
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Summoner's Tale: 378

"Ne be no felawe to an irous man,
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Summoner's Tale: 306

An irous man, god sende him litel might!
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Summoner's Tale: 308

To sette an irous man in heigh degree.
11

Summoner's Tale: 379

Ne with no wood man walke by the weye,
11

Knight's Tale: 1507

And hoom she gooth anon the nexte weye. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 380

Lest thee repente;" ther is na-more to seye.
11

Knight's Tale: 1508

[continues previous] This is theffect, ther is namore to seye.
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

Clerk's Tale: 315

Who-so me loveth; ther is na-more to seye.'
13

Clerk's Tale: 476

And so wol I; ther is na-more to seye.
11

Clerk's Tale: 775

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.'
12

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;
12

Summoner's Tale: 381

Now Thomas, leve brother, lef thyn ire;
12

Franklin's Tale: 879

[continues previous] This philosophre answerde, 'leve brother,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 589

Wel hastow, lord, y-wroke on me thyn ire, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 382

Thou shall me finde as Iust as is a squire.
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 589

[continues previous] Wel hastow, lord, y-wroke on me thyn ire,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 590

[continues previous] Thou mighty god, and dredful for to greve!
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Summoner's Tale: 383

Hold nat the develes knyf ay at thyn herte;
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 317

But that good hope crepeth in our herte, [continues next]
12

A. B. C.: 12

Axeth thyn help. Thyn herte is ay so free, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 2488

To shewe hir ought of thyn entent. [continues next]
12

Romaunt of the Rose: 2489

Thyn herte ful sore thou wolt dispyse, [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 384

Thyn angre dooth thee al to sore smerte;
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 318

[continues previous] Supposinge ever, though we sore smerte,
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 319

To be releved by him afterward;
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A. B. C.: 12

[continues previous] Axeth thyn help. Thyn herte is ay so free,
12

Romaunt of the Rose: 2488

[continues previous] To shewe hir ought of thyn entent.
12

Romaunt of the Rose: 2489

[continues previous] Thyn herte ful sore thou wolt dispyse,
12

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 132

Comaundeth me, how sore that me smerte, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 133

To doon al that may lyke un-to your herte; [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 385

But shewe to me al thy confessioun.'
12

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 132

[continues previous] Comaundeth me, how sore that me smerte,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 133

[continues previous] To doon al that may lyke un-to your herte;
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Summoner's Tale: 386

'Nay,' quod the syke man, 'by Seint Simoun!
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Shipman's Tale: 148

'Nay,' quod this monk, 'by god and seint Martyn,
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Summoner's Tale: 387

I have be shriven this day at my curat;
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Parson's Tale: 88

... entierly al good; in him nis noon inperfeccioun; and therfore outher he foryeveth al parfitly or never a deel. I seye nat that if thou be assigned to the penitauncer for certein sinne, that thou art bounde to shewen him al the remenaunt of thy sinnes, of whiche thou hast be shriven to thy curat, but-if it lyke to thee of thyn humilitee; this is no departinge of shrifte. Ne I seye nat, ther-as I speke of divisioun of confessioun, that if thou have lycence for to shryve thee to a discreet and an honeste preest, where thee lyketh, and by lycence of thy curat, that thou ne mayst wel shryve thee to him of alle thy sinnes. But lat no blotte be bihinde; lat no sinne been untold, as fer as thou hast remembraunce. And whan thou shalt be shriven to thy curat, telle him eek alle the sinnes that thou hast doon sin thou were last y-shriven; this is no wikked entente of divisioun of shrifte. [continues next]
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Book of the Duchesse: 1036

Was hoolly al my love leyd; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 388

I have him told al hoolly myn estat;
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Parson's Tale: 88

[continues previous] ... preest, where thee lyketh, and by lycence of thy curat, that thou ne mayst wel shryve thee to him of alle thy sinnes. But lat no blotte be bihinde; lat no sinne been untold, as fer as thou hast remembraunce. And whan thou shalt be shriven to thy curat, telle him eek alle the sinnes that thou hast doon sin thou were last y-shriven; this is no wikked entente of divisioun of shrifte.
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Book of the Duchesse: 1035

[continues previous] Right on this same, as I have seyd,
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Book of the Duchesse: 1036

[continues previous] Was hoolly al my love leyd;
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Summoner's Tale: 389

Nedeth na-more to speke of it,' seith he,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1425

'Than nedeth,' quod Deiphebus hardely,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1426

'Na-more to speke, for trusteth wel, that I
11

Summoner's Tale: 390

'But if me list of myn humilitee.'
11

Physician's Tale: 238

'Thanne yif me leyser, fader myn,' quod she, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 391

'Yif me thanne of thy gold, to make our cloistre,'
11

Physician's Tale: 238

[continues previous] 'Thanne yif me leyser, fader myn,' quod she,
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Summoner's Tale: 392

Quod he, 'for many a muscle and many an oistre,
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Romaunt of the Rose: 3977

We han been, and many a day;
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Romaunt of the Rose: 3978

For many an April and many a May
11

Summoner's Tale: 398

By god, we owen fourty pound for stones!
11

Summoner's Tale: 411

Now Thomas, help, for seinte charitee!' [continues next]
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 808

Ye shul paye fourty pound, so god me save!
15+

Summoner's Tale: 399

Now help, Thomas, for him that harwed helle!
15+

Miller's Tale: 326

To child ne wyf, by him that harwed helle!'
15+

Miller's Tale: 327

'Now John,' quod Nicholas, 'I wol nat lye;
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Summoner's Tale: 411

[continues previous] Now Thomas, help, for seinte charitee!' [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 400

For elles moste we our bokes selle.
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Summoner's Tale: 411

[continues previous] Now Thomas, help, for seinte charitee!'
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Summoner's Tale: 402

Than gooth the world al to destruccioun.
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Parson's Tale: 10

... ne they have no vois to speke to him; ne they may nat flee fro peyne; ne they have no goodnesse in hem, that they mowe shewe to delivere hem fro peyne. And therfore seith Salomon: 'the wikked man dyeth; and whan he is deed, he shal have noon hope to escape fro peyne.' Who-so thanne wolde wel understande these peynes, and bithinke him weel that he hath deserved thilke peynes for his sinnes, certes, he sholde have more talent to syken and to wepe than for to singen and to pleye. For as that seith Salomon: 'who-so that hadde the ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 403

For who-so wolde us fro this world bireve,
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Summoner's Tale: 405

He wolde bireve out of this world the sonne.
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Summoner's Tale: 406

For who can teche and werchen as we conne?
10

Parson's Tale: 10

[continues previous] ... have no vois to speke to him; ne they may nat flee fro peyne; ne they have no goodnesse in hem, that they mowe shewe to delivere hem fro peyne. And therfore seith Salomon: 'the wikked man dyeth; and whan he is deed, he shal have noon hope to escape fro peyne.' Who-so thanne wolde wel understande these peynes, and bithinke him weel that he hath deserved thilke peynes for his sinnes, certes, he sholde have more talent to syken and to wepe than for to singen and to pleye. For as that seith Salomon: 'who-so that hadde the science to knowe the peynes that ...
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Summoner's Tale: 404

So god me save, Thomas, by your leve,
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Summoner's Tale: 105

But of your grete goodnesse, by your leve, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 5180

To love ech other; by your leve, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 5181

If ye wolde diffyne it me, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 405

He wolde bireve out of this world the sonne.
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Summoner's Tale: 106

[continues previous] I wolde prey yow that ye nat yow greve,
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Summoner's Tale: 403

For who-so wolde us fro this world bireve, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 5181

[continues previous] If ye wolde diffyne it me,
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Summoner's Tale: 406

For who can teche and werchen as we conne?
12

Summoner's Tale: 403

[continues previous] For who-so wolde us fro this world bireve,
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Melibee's Tale: 11

... that thou ne wante noon espye ne wacche, thy body for to save. And after that we conseille, that in thyn hous thou sette suffisant garnisoun, so that they may as wel thy body as thyn hous defende. But certes, for to moeve werre, or sodeynly for to doon vengeaunce, we may nat demen in so litel tyme that it were profitable. Wherfore we axen leyser and espace to have deliberacioun in this cas to deme. For the commune proverbe seith thus: "he that sone demeth, sone shal repente." And eek men seyn that thilke Iuge is wys, that sone understondeth ... [continues next]
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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 Melibee out of mesure; so ferforth, that we be nat of power to maken hise amendes. And therfore we oblige and ... [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 407

And that is nat of litel tyme,' quod he;
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Melibee's Tale: 11

[continues previous] ... ne wante noon espye ne wacche, thy body for to save. And after that we conseille, that in thyn hous thou sette suffisant garnisoun, so that they may as wel thy body as thyn hous defende. But certes, for to moeve werre, or sodeynly for to doon vengeaunce, we may nat demen in so litel tyme that it were profitable. Wherfore we axen leyser and espace to have deliberacioun in this cas to deme. For the commune proverbe seith thus: "he that sone demeth, sone shal repente." And eek men seyn that thilke Iuge is wys, that sone understondeth a matere and Iuggeth by leyser. For al-be-it ...
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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 out of mesure; so ferforth, that we be nat of power to maken hise amendes. And therfore we oblige and binden us and ...
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Summoner's Tale: 409

Han freres been, that finde I of record,
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Summoner's Tale: 152

That han been trewe freres fifty yeer;
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Summoner's Tale: 198

Therfor we mendinants, we sely freres,
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Summoner's Tale: 199

Been wedded to poverte and continence, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 410

In charitee, y-thanked be our lord.
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Summoner's Tale: 200

[continues previous] To charitee, humblesse, and abstinence,
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Summoner's Tale: 411

Now Thomas, help, for seinte charitee!'
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Summoner's Tale: 398

By god, we owen fourty pound for stones!
11

Summoner's Tale: 399

Now help, Thomas, for him that harwed helle!
11

Summoner's Tale: 400

For elles moste we our bokes selle.
12

Melibee's Tale: 12

... Syrak seith: that "musik in wepinge is anoyous thing;" this is to seyn: as muche availleth to speken bifore folk to whiche his speche anoyeth, as dooth to singe biforn him that wepeth. And whan this wyse man saugh that him wanted audience, al shamefast he sette him doun agayn. For Salomon seith: "ther-as thou ne mayst have noon audience, enforce thee nat to speke." 'I see wel,' quod this wyse man, 'that the commune proverbe is sooth; that "good conseil wanteth whan it is most nede."' [continues next]
12

Nun's Priest's Tale: 500

Now singeth, sire, for seinte charitee,
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Summoner's Tale: 412

And doun anon he sette him on his knee.
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Knight's Tale: 682

Whan that Arcite had songe, he gan to syke, [continues next]
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Knight's Tale: 683

And sette him doun with-outen any more: [continues next]
10

Miller's Tale: 314

And doun the carpenter by him he sette.
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Miller's Tale: 537

This Absolon doun sette him on his knees, [continues next]
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Miller's Tale: 538

And seyde, 'I am a lord at alle degrees; [continues next]
13

Franklin's Tale: 297

And on his knowes bare he sette him doun,
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Franklin's Tale: 298

And in his raving seyde his orisoun.
12

Melibee's Tale: 12

[continues previous] ... sermon hem anoyeth. For Iesus Syrak seith: that "musik in wepinge is anoyous thing;" this is to seyn: as muche availleth to speken bifore folk to whiche his speche anoyeth, as dooth to singe biforn him that wepeth. And whan this wyse man saugh that him wanted audience, al shamefast he sette him doun agayn. For Salomon seith: "ther-as thou ne mayst have noon audience, enforce thee nat to speke." 'I see wel,' quod this wyse man, 'that the commune proverbe is sooth; that "good conseil wanteth whan it is most nede."'
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Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 444

Go thanke now my lady heer,' quod he.
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Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 445

I roos, and doun I sette me on my knee,
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Legend of Good Women Prologue A: 446

And seyde thus: 'Madame, the god above
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Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 454

Go thanke now my lady heer,' quod he.
13

Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 455

I roos, and doun I sette me on my knee,
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Legend of Good Women Prologue B: 456

And seyde thus: 'Madame, the god above
11

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 359

He doun up-on his beddes feet him sette, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 360

And first he gan to syke, and eft to grone, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 91

And with that word she doun on bench him sette.
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1228

And doun she sette hir by him on a stoon
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 849

Welcomed him, and doun by hir him sette;
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 850

And he was ethe y-nough to maken dwelle.
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Summoner's Tale: 413

This syke man wex wel ny wood for ire;
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Knight's Tale: 471

And eek thurgh Iuno, Ialous and eek wood, [continues next]
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Knight's Tale: 472

That hath destroyed wel ny al the blood [continues next]
10

Knight's Tale: 682

[continues previous] Whan that Arcite had songe, he gan to syke,
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Miller's Tale: 537

[continues previous] This Absolon doun sette him on his knees,
11

Merchant's Tale: 531

That for the verray peyne he was ny wood; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 1: 360

[continues previous] And first he gan to syke, and eft to grone,
11

Summoner's Tale: 414

He wolde that the frere had been on-fire
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Knight's Tale: 472

[continues previous] That hath destroyed wel ny al the blood
11

Merchant's Tale: 531

[continues previous] That for the verray peyne he was ny wood;
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Summoner's Tale: 416

'Swich thing as is in my possessioun,'
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 59

Al that I have in my possessioun. [continues next]
12

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 60

He is a man of heigh discrecioun, [continues next]
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 485

Or what thing were in my possessioun, [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 417

Quod he, 'that may I yeven, and non other.
11

Knight's Tale: 227

Our prisoun, for it may non other be;
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Knight's Tale: 228

Fortune hath yeven us this adversitee.
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 59

[continues previous] Al that I have in my possessioun.
12

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 60

[continues previous] He is a man of heigh discrecioun,
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 486

[continues previous] Whan he so trewe is of condicioun,
10

Summoner's Tale: 418

Ye sey me thus, how that I am your brother?'
10

Merciles Beautè: 17

Giltles my deeth thus han ye me purchaced;
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Merciles Beautè: 18

I sey yow sooth, me nedeth not to feyne;
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Summoner's Tale: 419

'Ye, certes,' quod the frere, 'trusteth weel;
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 855

If I have licence of this worthy Frere.' [continues next]
11

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 856

'Yis, dame,' quod he, 'tel forth, and I wol here.' [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 161

For sir and dame, trusteth me right weel, [continues next]
14

Summoner's Tale: 420

I took our dame our lettre with our seel.'
11

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 856

[continues previous] 'Yis, dame,' quod he, 'tel forth, and I wol here.'
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Summoner's Tale: 161

[continues previous] For sir and dame, trusteth me right weel,
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Summoner's Tale: 162

[continues previous] Our orisons been more effectueel,
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Summoner's Tale: 421

'Now wel,' quod he, 'and som-what shal I yive
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Knight's Tale: 1559

Of rasour nor of shere, I wol thee yive, [continues next]
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Knight's Tale: 1560

And ben thy trewe servant whyl I live. [continues next]
10

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 401

Deceite, weping, spinning god hath yive [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 525

Yet shal I som-what more un-to him seye:' [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 526

And seyde, 'freend, sin thou hast swich distresse, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1597

'And now, so this be sooth,' quod Troilus, [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1598

'I shal wel suffre un-to the tenthe day, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 422

Un-to your holy covent whyl I live,
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Knight's Tale: 1560

[continues previous] And ben thy trewe servant whyl I live. [continues next]
10

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 402

[continues previous] To wommen kindely, whyl they may live. [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 525

[continues previous] Yet shal I som-what more un-to him seye:'
11

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 1598

[continues previous] 'I shal wel suffre un-to the tenthe day,
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Summoner's Tale: 423

And in thyn hand thou shalt it have anoon;
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Knight's Tale: 1560

[continues previous] And ben thy trewe servant whyl I live.
10

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 403

[continues previous] And thus of o thing I avaunte me,
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Summoner's Tale: 424

On this condicioun, and other noon,
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 408

For certes, it noon honour is to thee [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 425

That thou departe it so, my dere brother,
11

Second Nun's Tale: 257

So shaltow seen hem, leve brother dere,
11

Second Nun's Tale: 258

If it so be thou wolt, withouten slouthe,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 5: 407

[continues previous] Now rys, my dere brother Troilus;
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Troilus and Criseyde 5: 408

[continues previous] For certes, it noon honour is to thee
12

Summoner's Tale: 427

This shaltou swere on thy professioun,
12

Shipman's Tale: 155

This swere I yow on my professioun.
14

Summoner's Tale: 429

'I swere it,' quod this frere, 'upon my feith!'
13

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 840

'Ye, woltow so, sir Somnour?' quod the Frere,
13

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 841

'Now, by my feith, I shal, er that I go,
14

Friar's Tale: 105

'Grantmercy,' quod this Somnour, 'by my feith!' [continues next]
12

Shipman's Tale: 155

This swere I yow on my professioun.
15+

Summoner's Tale: 430

And ther-with-al his hand in his he leith:
15+

Friar's Tale: 106

[continues previous] Everich in otheres hand his trouthe leith, [continues next]
15+

Summoner's Tale: 431

'Lo, heer my feith! in me shal be no lak.'
15+

Friar's Tale: 105

[continues previous] 'Grantmercy,' quod this Somnour, 'by my feith!'
12

Friar's Tale: 106

[continues previous] Everich in otheres hand his trouthe leith,
12

Merchant's Tale: 1102

'Certes,' quod he, 'ther-on shal be no lak,
10

Franklin's Tale: 506

'Nay,' quod this clerk, 'have heer my feith to borwe.'
10

Nun's Priest's Tale: 592

Maugree your heed, the cok shal heer abyde;
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Nun's Priest's Tale: 593

I wol him ete in feith, and that anon.' —
10

Lak of Stedfastnesse: 14

That al is lost, for lak of stedfastnesse? [continues next]
10

Summoner's Tale: 432

'Now thanne, put thyn hand doun by my bak,'
10

Lak of Stedfastnesse: 15

[continues previous] Trouthe is put doun, resoun is holden fable;
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Summoner's Tale: 433

Seyde this man, 'and grope wel bihinde;
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 683

'Look what ther is, put in thyn hand and grope, [continues next]
11

Summoner's Tale: 434

Bynethe my buttok ther shaltow finde
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 684

[continues previous] Thow finde shalt ther silver, as I hope;
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Summoner's Tale: 437

And doun his hand he launcheth to the clifte,
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 980

For-thy som grace I hope in hir to finde. [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 981

And for to speke of hir in special, [continues next]
10

Summoner's Tale: 438

In hope for to finde ther a yifte.
10

Clerk's Tale: 1125

His wyves pacience, in hope to finde
10

Clerk's Tale: 1126

Grisildes, for in certein he shall faille!
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 1358

Namely to folk whan they ben syke. [continues next]
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 1359

And trees ther were, greet foisoun, [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 980

[continues previous] For-thy som grace I hope in hir to finde.
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 981

[continues previous] And for to speke of hir in special,
10

Summoner's Tale: 439

And whan this syke man felte this frere
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 1358

[continues previous] Namely to folk whan they ben syke.
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 1359

[continues previous] And trees ther were, greet foisoun,
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Summoner's Tale: 441

Amidde his hand he leet the frere a fart.
11

Miller's Tale: 620

This Nicholas anon leet flee a fart,
10

Summoner's Tale: 443

That mighte have lete a fart of swich a soun.
10

Summoner's Tale: 444

'The frere up stirte as doth a wood leoun:
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 802

I warne yow wel; for, save I and a frere, [continues next]
11

Summoner's Tale: 442

Ther nis no capul, drawinge in a cart,
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 803

[continues previous] In Engelond ther can no man it make.'
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Summoner's Tale: 443

That mighte have lete a fart of swich a soun.
10

Summoner's Tale: 441

Amidde his hand he leet the frere a fart. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 518

As of the soun or savour of a fart? [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 524

Ey, nyce cherl, god lete him never thee! [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 525

The rumblinge of a fart, and every soun, [continues next]
10

Summoner's Tale: 526

Nis but of eir reverberacioun, [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 562

Upon the nave, and make him lete a fart. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 444

'The frere up stirte as doth a wood leoun:
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Knight's Tale: 798

In his fighting were a wood leoun, [continues next]
12

Knight's Tale: 799

And as a cruel tygre was Arcite: [continues next]
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Wife of Bath's Prologue: 429

For thogh he loked as a wood leoun, [continues next]
11

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 794

And he up-stirte as dooth a wood leoun, [continues next]
10

Summoner's Tale: 441

[continues previous] Amidde his hand he leet the frere a fart.
12

Summoner's Tale: 518

[continues previous] As of the soun or savour of a fart?
11

Summoner's Tale: 525

[continues previous] The rumblinge of a fart, and every soun,
10

Summoner's Tale: 562

[continues previous] Upon the nave, and make him lete a fart.
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Summoner's Tale: 445

'A! false cherl,' quod he, 'for goddes bones,
12

Knight's Tale: 798

[continues previous] In his fighting were a wood leoun,
12

Knight's Tale: 799

[continues previous] And as a cruel tygre was Arcite:
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Miller's Tale: 565

But me wer lever than al this toun,' quod he, [continues next]
11

Miller's Tale: 566

'Of this despyt awroken for to be! [continues next]
10

Miller's Tale: 567

Allas!' quod he, 'allas! I ne hadde y-bleynt!' [continues next]
12

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 429

[continues previous] For thogh he loked as a wood leoun,
11

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 794

[continues previous] And he up-stirte as dooth a wood leoun,
14

Shipman's Prologue: 4

Sir parish prest,' quod he, 'for goddes bones, [continues next]
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Shipman's Prologue: 5

Tel us a tale, as was thy forward yore. [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 446

This hastow for despyt doon, for the nones!
10

Miller's Tale: 565

[continues previous] But me wer lever than al this toun,' quod he,
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Miller's Tale: 566

[continues previous] 'Of this despyt awroken for to be!
14

Shipman's Prologue: 4

[continues previous] Sir parish prest,' quod he, 'for goddes bones,
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 141

For if thou do, thou shalt it dere abye; [continues next]
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Summoner's Tale: 447

Thou shalt abye this fart, if that I may!'
12

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 141

[continues previous] For if thou do, thou shalt it dere abye;
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Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 142

[continues previous] Thou sclaundrest me heer in this companye,
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 635

Fro thilke assemblee, if I may, [continues next]
11

Summoner's Tale: 448

His meynee, whiche that herden this affray,
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 634

[continues previous] Is in this yerde with his meynee,
15+

Summoner's Tale: 450

And forth he gooth, with a ful angry chere,
10

Miller's Tale: 432

He wepeth, weyleth, maketh sory chere,
11

Miller's Tale: 433

He syketh with ful many a sory swogh. [continues next]
11

Miller's Tale: 434

He gooth and geteth him a kneding-trogh, [continues next]
14

Clerk's Tale: 309

'This is y-nogh, Grisilde myn!' quod he. [continues next]
15+

Clerk's Tale: 310

And forth he gooth with a ful sobre chere [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 615

And forth he gooth with drery contenaunce,
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 7410

Don on the cope of a frere, [continues next]
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Romaunt of the Rose: 7411

With chere simple, and ful pitous; [continues next]
15+

Summoner's Tale: 451

And fette his felawe, ther-as lay his stoor.
11

Miller's Tale: 434

[continues previous] He gooth and geteth him a kneding-trogh,
15+

Clerk's Tale: 310

[continues previous] And forth he gooth with a ful sobre chere
14

Nun's Priest's Tale: 182

This man mette in his bed, ther-as he lay, [continues next]
14

Nun's Priest's Tale: 183

How that his felawe gan up-on him calle, [continues next]
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 7411

[continues previous] With chere simple, and ful pitous;
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 7412

[continues previous] His looking was not disdeinous,
14

Summoner's Tale: 452

He looked as it were a wilde boor;
14

Nun's Priest's Tale: 182

[continues previous] This man mette in his bed, ther-as he lay,
10

Legend of Dido: 57

With any wilde boor or other beste [continues next]
11

Summoner's Tale: 453

He grinte with his teeth, so was he wrooth.
11

Pardoner's Tale: 629

So wrooth he was, no word ne wolde he seye. [continues next]
10

Legend of Dido: 57

[continues previous] With any wilde boor or other beste
11

Summoner's Tale: 454

A sturdy pas doun to the court he gooth,
11

Pardoner's Tale: 628

[continues previous] This pardoner answerde nat a word;
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 514

Laughen in scorn, and seyn, "lo, ther gooth he, [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 455

Wher-as ther woned a man of greet honour,
12

Summoner's Tale: 568

By-cause he is a man of greet honour, [continues next]
11

Franklin's Tale: 359

Arveragus, with hele and greet honour, [continues next]
11

Franklin's Tale: 360

As he that was of chivalrye the flour, [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 514

[continues previous] Laughen in scorn, and seyn, "lo, ther gooth he,
10

Troilus and Criseyde 1: 515

[continues previous] That is the man of so gret sapience,
13

Summoner's Tale: 456

To whom that he was alwey confessour;
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Summoner's Tale: 567

[continues previous] Save that this worthy man, your confessour, [continues next]
13

Summoner's Tale: 568

[continues previous] By-cause he is a man of greet honour, [continues next]
11

Franklin's Tale: 360

[continues previous] As he that was of chivalrye the flour,
13

Summoner's Tale: 457

This worthy man was lord of that village.
13

Summoner's Tale: 567

[continues previous] Save that this worthy man, your confessour,
12

Summoner's Tale: 460

Unnethes mighte the frere speke a word,
11

Reeve's Tale: 186

Til in a dich they caughte him atte laste. [continues next]
11

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 810

Now wol I dye, I may no lenger speke." [continues next]
11

Merchant's Tale: 856

Ne mighte he speke a word to fresshe May,
12

Romaunt of the Rose: 795

A lady gan me for to espye, [continues next]
15+

Summoner's Tale: 461

Til atte laste he seyde: 'god yow see!'
11

Reeve's Tale: 186

[continues previous] Til in a dich they caughte him atte laste.
14

Man of Law's Tale: 408

Thurgh-out our wilde see, til, atte laste,
12

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 799

Til atte laste out of my swogh I breyde:
11

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 811

[continues previous] But atte laste, with muchel care and wo,
13

Wife of Bath's Tale: 373

But atte laste he seyde in this manere, [continues next]
12

Friar's Prologue: 4

No vileyns word as yet to him spak he.
13

Friar's Prologue: 5

But atte laste he seyde un-to the Wyf,
12

Franklin's Tale: 389

Til atte laste him fil in remembraunce,
15+

Shipman's Tale: 382

Til, atte laste, that this Marchant seyde, [continues next]
15+

Shipman's Tale: 383

'By god,' quod he, 'I am a litel wrooth [continues next]
11

Hous of Fame 2: 447

Til Iupiter, lo, atte laste,
13

Hous of Fame 3: 586

That hit be knowen atte laste.'
13

Hous of Fame 3: 587

'Ful gladly, lady myn,' he seyde;
12

Romaunt of the Rose: 521

Til atte laste bithoughte I me, [continues next]
12

Romaunt of the Rose: 794

[continues previous] I gan biholde; til atte laste
15+

Summoner's Tale: 462

This lord gan loke, and seide, 'benedicite!
12

Wife of Bath's Tale: 373

[continues previous] But atte laste he seyde in this manere,
15+

Shipman's Tale: 382

[continues previous] Til, atte laste, that this Marchant seyde,
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 520

[continues previous] Ful wo and anguissous of this.
11

Summoner's Tale: 464

I see wel that som thing ther is amis.
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 3730

To werne it him ye doon amis; [continues next]
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 3731

Sith wel ye wote, how that he [continues next]
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 3732

Is Loves servaunt, as ye may see, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 845

I hope al shal be wel that is amis. [continues next]
11

Summoner's Tale: 465

Ye loken as the wode were ful of thevis,
10

Romaunt of the Rose: 3731

[continues previous] Sith wel ye wote, how that he
11

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 846

[continues previous] For ye may quenche al this, if that yow leste,
11

Summoner's Tale: 466

Sit doun anon, and tel me what your greef is,
11

Summoner's Tale: 490

Tel me your grief:' and he anon him tolde, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 310

Quod she, 'com of, and tel me what it is; [continues next]
15+

Summoner's Tale: 467

And it shal been amended, if I may.'
14

Knight's Tale: 52

And telleth me if it may been amended;
14

Knight's Tale: 53

And why that ye ben clothed thus in blak?'
15+

Wife of Bath's Tale: 240

What is my gilt? for goddes love, tel me it, [continues next]
15+

Wife of Bath's Tale: 241

And it shal been amended, if I may.' [continues next]
15+

Wife of Bath's Tale: 242

'Amended?' quod this knight, 'allas! nay, nay! [continues next]
11

Summoner's Tale: 490

[continues previous] Tel me your grief:' and he anon him tolde,
12

Merchant's Tale: 160

Blessed be god, that it shal been amended! [continues next]
12

Merchant's Tale: 161

For I wol be, certeyn, a wedded man, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 310

[continues previous] Quod she, 'com of, and tel me what it is;
15+

Summoner's Tale: 468

'I have,' quod he, 'had a despyt this day,
15+

Wife of Bath's Tale: 241

[continues previous] And it shal been amended, if I may.'
15+

Wife of Bath's Tale: 242

[continues previous] 'Amended?' quod this knight, 'allas! nay, nay!
12

Merchant's Tale: 161

[continues previous] For I wol be, certeyn, a wedded man,
11

Summoner's Tale: 469

God yelde yow! adoun in your village,
10

Summoner's Tale: 64

'Thomas,' quod he, 'god yelde yow! ful ofte
11

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 293

Yif me your hond, for in this world is noon, [continues next]
13

Summoner's Tale: 470

That in this world is noon so povre a page,
11

Manciple's Tale: 18

For in this world was noon so fair on lyve.
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 1029

In world is noon so fair a wight;
11

Romaunt of the Rose: 1073

For in this world is noon it liche,
13

Romaunt of the Rose: 1558

For of the welle, this is the fyn,
13

Romaunt of the Rose: 1559

In world is noon so cleer of hewe.
12

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 293

[continues previous] Yif me your hond, for in this world is noon, [continues next]
12

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 294

[continues previous] If that you list, a wight so wel begoon. [continues next]
10

Summoner's Tale: 471

That he nolde have abhominacioun
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 294

[continues previous] If that you list, a wight so wel begoon.
11

Summoner's Tale: 473

And yet ne greveth me no-thing so sore,
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 97

So dooth my lord, and that me greveth sore. [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 474

As that this olde cherl, with lokkes hore,
11

Summoner's Tale: 156

With many a tere trikling on my cheke, [continues next]
11

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 97

[continues previous] So dooth my lord, and that me greveth sore.
12

Gamelyn's Tale: 817

Thanne sayde Adam that lokkes hadde hore,
10

Gamelyn's Tale: 818

'Cristes curs mote he have that him bond so sore!
14

Summoner's Tale: 475

Blasphemed hath our holy covent eke.'
11

Summoner's Tale: 155

[continues previous] And up I roos, and al our covent eke,
14

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 76

First, yow to thonke, and of your lordshipe eke [continues next]
14

Summoner's Tale: 476

'Now, maister,' quod this lord, 'I yow biseke.'
13

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 839

Sire knight,' quod he, 'my maister and my lord, [continues next]
10

Summoner's Prologue: 4

'Lordinges,' quod he, 'but o thing I desyre; [continues next]
10

Summoner's Prologue: 5

I yow biseke that, of your curteisye, [continues next]
13

Melibee's Tale: 28

'My lord,' quod she, 'I biseke yow in al humblesse, that ye wol nat wilfully replye agayn my resouns, ne distempre your herte thogh I speke thing that yow displese. For god wot that, as in myn entente, I speke it for your beste, for your honour and for your profite eke. And soothly, I hope that ... [continues next]
11

Monk's Prologue: 96

But first I yow biseke in this matere,
12

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1674

So after this quod she, 'we yow biseke, [continues next]
14

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 77

[continues previous] Continuaunce I wolde yow biseke.'
14

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 78

This Troilus, that herde his lady preye
13

Summoner's Tale: 477

'No maister, sire,' quod he, 'but servitour,
13

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 839

[continues previous] Sire knight,' quod he, 'my maister and my lord,
10

Summoner's Prologue: 4

[continues previous] 'Lordinges,' quod he, 'but o thing I desyre;
13

Melibee's Tale: 28

[continues previous] 'My lord,' quod she, 'I biseke yow in al humblesse, that ye wol nat wilfully replye agayn my resouns, ne distempre your herte thogh I speke thing that yow displese. For god wot that, as in myn entente, I speke it for your beste, for your honour and for your profite eke. And ...
11

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1674

[continues previous] So after this quod she, 'we yow biseke,
11

Summoner's Tale: 480

Neither in market ne in your large halle.'
11

Clerk's Tale: 1035

Sith I stonde in your love and in your grace, [continues next]
11

Clerk's Tale: 1036

No fors of deeth, ne whan my spirit pace! [continues next]
11

Merchant's Tale: 844

That neither in halle, nin noon other hous,
11

Merchant's Tale: 845

Ne in noon other place, never-the-mo,
10

Nun's Priest's Tale: 121

Seyde he nat thus, ne do no fors of dremes? [continues next]
14

Summoner's Tale: 481

'No fors,' quod he, 'but tel me al your grief.'
12

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 856

'Yis, dame,' quod he, 'tel forth, and I wol here.' [continues next]
10

Friar's Prologue: 34

'Tel forth your tale, leve maister deere.' [continues next]
12

Summoner's Tale: 490

Tel me your grief:' and he anon him tolde,
11

Clerk's Tale: 1036

[continues previous] No fors of deeth, ne whan my spirit pace!
11

Merchant's Tale: 1096

'That I am blind.' 'Ye, sir, no fors,' quod she:
11

Merchant's Tale: 1097

'But wolde ye vouche-sauf, for goddes sake,
10

Nun's Priest's Tale: 121

[continues previous] Seyde he nat thus, ne do no fors of dremes?
10

Nun's Priest's Tale: 122

[continues previous] Now, sire,' quod she, 'whan we flee fro the bemes,
12

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 803

In Engelond ther can no man it make.'
12

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 804

'No fors,' quod he, 'now, sir, for goddes sake,
10

Hous of Fame 2: 491

And which they been.' 'No fors,' quod I.
10

Hous of Fame 2: 503

'No fors,' quod I, 'hit is no nede;
14

Hous of Fame 3: 819

That thou hast herd?' quod he to me;
14

Hous of Fame 3: 820

'But now, no fors; for wel I see
10

Book of the Duchesse: 522

'A! goode sir, no fors,' quod I,
11

Book of the Duchesse: 542

'I do no fors therof,' quod he,
10

Book of the Duchesse: 745

'Lo, [sir,] how may that be?' quod I; [continues next]
10

Book of the Duchesse: 746

Good sir, tel me al hoolly [continues next]
12

Book of the Duchesse: 1143

For goddes love, tel me al.' [continues next]
12

Book of the Duchesse: 1144

'Before god,' quod he, 'and I shal. [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1429

But tel me, thou that woost al this matere, [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1459

'Sire, al this shal be doon,' quod Pandarus; [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 638

'Why, so mene I,' quod Pandarus, 'al this day. [continues next]
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Troilus and Criseyde 4: 639

But tel me than, hastow hir wel assayed, [continues next]
13

Summoner's Tale: 482

'Sire,' quod this frere, 'an odious meschief
12

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 855

[continues previous] If I have licence of this worthy Frere.'
12

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 856

[continues previous] 'Yis, dame,' quod he, 'tel forth, and I wol here.'
10

Friar's Prologue: 33

[continues previous] And after this he seyde un-to the Frere,
10

Book of the Duchesse: 745

[continues previous] 'Lo, [sir,] how may that be?' quod I;
12

Book of the Duchesse: 1144

[continues previous] 'Before god,' quod he, 'and I shal.
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1429

[continues previous] But tel me, thou that woost al this matere,
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Troilus and Criseyde 2: 1459

[continues previous] 'Sire, al this shal be doon,' quod Pandarus;
13

Troilus and Criseyde 4: 638

[continues previous] 'Why, so mene I,' quod Pandarus, 'al this day.
12

Summoner's Tale: 485

Of holy chirche, god amende it sone!'
12

Summoner's Tale: 102

'Ye, god amende defautes, sir,' quod she, [continues next]
11

Melibee's Tale: 65

... is an hard thing and right perilous, that a man putte him al outrely in the arbitracioun and Iuggement, and in the might and power of hise enemys. For Salomon seith: "leveth me, and yeveth credence to that I shal seyn; I seye," quod he, "ye peple, folk, and governours of holy chirche, to thy sone, to thy wyf, to thy freend, ne to thy brother ne yeve thou never might ne maistrie of thy body, whyl thou livest." Now sithen he defendeth, that man shal nat yeven to his brother ne to his freend the might of his body, by a strenger resoun he defendeth ...
12

Summoner's Tale: 486

'Sir,' quod the lord, 'ye woot what is to done.
12

Summoner's Tale: 102

[continues previous] 'Ye, god amende defautes, sir,' quod she,
11

Summoner's Tale: 103

[continues previous] 'Algates wel-come be ye, by my fey!'
10

Canon's Yeoman's Tale: 379

'What!' quod my lord, 'ther is na-more to done,
11

Troilus and Criseyde 3: 844

'Ye woot, ye nece myn,' quod he, 'what is;
14

Summoner's Tale: 489

For goddes love your pacience ye holde;
11

Knight's Tale: 226

For Goddes love, tak al in pacience
10

Knight's Tale: 227

Our prisoun, for it may non other be;
12

Wife of Bath's Tale: 240

What is my gilt? for goddes love, tel me it, [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 439

Shewe now your pacience in your werking [continues next]
10

Clerk's Tale: 440

That ye me highte and swore in your village [continues next]
14

Book of the Duchesse: 1143

For goddes love, tel me al.' [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 95

To herknen of your book ye preysen thus; [continues next]
11

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 96

For goddes love, what seith it? tel it us. [continues next]
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 123

For goddes love; is than the assege aweye? [continues next]
15+

Summoner's Tale: 490

Tel me your grief:' and he anon him tolde,
15+

Man of Law's Tale: 782

And pleynly al the maner he him tolde [continues next]
12

Wife of Bath's Tale: 240

[continues previous] What is my gilt? for goddes love, tel me it,
11

Summoner's Tale: 466

Sit doun anon, and tel me what your greef is,
11

Summoner's Tale: 467

And it shal been amended, if I may.'
12

Summoner's Tale: 481

'No fors,' quod he, 'but tel me al your grief.'
10

Clerk's Tale: 439

[continues previous] Shewe now your pacience in your werking
10

Clerk's Tale: 440

[continues previous] That ye me highte and swore in your village
12

Franklin's Tale: 737

And told him al as ye han herd bifore; [continues next]
15+

Franklin's Tale: 819

And tolde him al as ye han herd me sayd; [continues next]
15+

Franklin's Tale: 864

Aurelius his tale anon bigan, [continues next]
15+

Franklin's Tale: 865

And tolde him al, as ye han herd bifore; [continues next]
11

Monk's Tale: 430

As ye han herd, and mete and drink he hadde [continues next]
12

Hous of Fame 3: 959

'No,' quod [the other], 'tel me what;' —
12

Hous of Fame 3: 960

And than he tolde him this and that,
14

Book of the Duchesse: 1143

[continues previous] For goddes love, tel me al.'
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 96

[continues previous] For goddes love, what seith it? tel it us.
10

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 122

[continues previous] 'Now uncle dere,' quod she, 'tel it us
15+

Troilus and Criseyde 2: 966

As ye han herd bifore, al he him tolde. [continues next]
15+

Summoner's Tale: 491

As ye han herd biforn, ye woot wel what.
11

Canterbury Tales Prologue: 851

As ye han herd; what nedeth wordes mo?
11

Miller's Tale: 585

By sëynt Note, ye woot wel what I mene.'
15+

Man of Law's Tale: 783

[continues previous] As ye han herd, I can telle it no bettre,
11

Wife of Bath's Prologue: 200

Ye woot wel what I mene of this, pardee! [continues next]
15+

Franklin's Tale: 595

For, madame, wel ye woot what ye han hight;
12

Franklin's Tale: 599

Ye woot right wel what ye bihighten me;
12

Franklin's Tale: 737

[continues previous] And told him al as ye han herd bifore;
15+

Franklin's Tale: 819

[continues previous] And tolde him al as ye han herd me sayd;
11

Franklin's Tale: 820

[continues previous] And be ye siker, he was so weel apayd,
15+

Franklin's Tale: 865

[continues previous] And tolde him al, as ye han herd bifore;
11

Physician's Tale: 229

And tolde hir al the cas, as ye bifore
11

Physician's Tale: 230

Han herd; nat nedeth for to telle it more.
11

Pardoner's Tale: 65

I preche, so as ye han herd bifore,
11

Pardoner's Tale: 508

To sleen the thridde, as ye han herd me seye.
11

Prioress' Tale: 209

As ye han herd, and, whan that I had songe,
11

Melibee's Prologue: 42

As ye han herd, yet to yow alle I preye,
11