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" As lene was his hors as is a rake, And he was not right fat, I undertake ; But lokede holwe, and therto soberly. "
The prologue to the Canterbury tales, with notes by E.F. Willoughby - Page 59
by Geoffrey Chaucer - 1881
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Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795 - 794 pages
...n'ot how men him calle» A Cle rl ther was of Oxenford aUb, That unto logike hadde long ygo. As Icne was his hors as is a rake, And he was not right fat I undertake. But loked holwe, and therto foberly . Ful thredbare was his overeft courtepy, For he hadde geten him yet...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 6

Christianity - 1843 - 750 pages
...the fourteenth century. " A clerk ther was of Oxenford also, That unto logik hadde long ygo. As lene was his hors as is a rake, And he was not right fat, I undertake ; But looked holwe* and thereto soberlye. Ful thredbare was his overest courtepie. For he had geten him yet...
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Specimens of the British Poets: Chaucer, 1400, to Beaumont, 1628

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819 - 420 pages
...n'ot how men him calle. A Clerk ther was of Oxenforde also, That unto logike hadde long ygo. As lent: was his hors as is a rake, And he was not right fat, I undertake ; But loked holwe2, and therto soberly. Ful thredbare was his overest courtepy9, For he hadde geten him yet...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 1

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819 - 468 pages
...n'ot how men him ealle. A CLERK ther was of Oxenforde also, That unto logike hadde long ygo. As lene was his hors as is a rake, And he was not right fat, I undertake Htd loked holwe, and therto soberly. Pul thredbare was his overest eourtepy, For he hadde geten him...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822 - 388 pages
...n'ot how men him calle. A CLERK ther was of Oxenforde also, That unto logike hadde long ygo. As lene was his hors as is a rake, And he was not right fat, I undertake; But loked holwe, and therto soberly. Ful thredbare was his overest courtepy, For he hadde geten him yet...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 1062 pages
...men him calle. A Clerk ther was of Oxenforde also, That onto logike hadde long y go. • fl As lene perhaps will reign ; As man ere long, and this new world, shall know. looked holwe, and therto soberly. Ful thredbare was his ovrrest courtppy. For he hadde geten him yet...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 600 pages
...no't how men him ealle. A Clerk ther was of Oxenforde also, That unto logike hadde long ygo. As lene VqVrVsV V V U U U<S 0 V )bT,NYJ U FlQ7V % 6 S looked holwe, and therto soberly. Ful thredbare was his overest eourtepy, For he hadde geten him yet...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 600 pages
...was cleped Huberd. ***** A Clerk ther was of Oxenforde also, That unto logike hadde long ygo. As lene was his hors as is a rake, And he was not right fat, I undertake ; But loked holwe, (e) and therto soberly. Ful thredbare was his overest courtepy, (/) For he hadde geten...
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The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer: With an Essay on His Language and ..., Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1830 - 368 pages
...how men him calle. A CLERK ther was of Oxenforde also, That unto logike hadde long ygo. sea As lene was his hors as is a rake, And he was not right fat, I undertake ; But loked holwe, and therto soberly. Ful thredbare was his overest courtepy, For he hadde geten him yet...
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The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer: With an Essay on His Language and ..., Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1830 - 364 pages
...how men him calle. A CLERK ther was of Oxenforde also, That unto logike hadde long ygo. zee As lene was his hors as is a rake, And he was not right fat, I undertake ; But loked holwe, and therto soberly. Ful thredbare was his overest courtepy, For he hadde geten him yet...
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