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" Ther nas no dore that he nolde heve of harre, Or breke it, at a renning, with his heed. His berd as any sowe or fox was reed, And ther-to brood, as though it were a spade. Up-on the cop... "
The prologue to the Canterbury tales, with notes by E.F. Willoughby - Page 76
by Geoffrey Chaucer - 1881
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 81

English literature - 1818 - 638 pages
...barre, Or breke it at a renning with his hede. His berd as any sowe or fox was rede, And therto brode, as though it were a spade. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A wert, and thereon etode a tufte of hcrcs, Rede as the bristles of a sowes eres. Hii nose-thirles blackc...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822 - 400 pages
...barre, Or breke it at a renning with his hede. His berd as any sowe or fox was rede, And therto brode, as though it were a spade. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A wert, and theron stode a tufte of heres, Rede as the bristles of a sowes eres. His nose-thirles blacke...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 1062 pages
...barre, Or breke it at a renning with his hede. Hie berd as any sowe or fox was rede, And therto brode, zlitt wert, and theron stode a tufte of herss, Rede as the bristles of a sowes eres: His nose-thirles blaoke...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 6

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829 - 828 pages
...the coppe a wonc. Chaucer. The House of Fame. His herd as any sowc or fox was rede, And thereto brode as though it were a spade, Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A wert, and thereon stode a tufte of hercs Rede as the bristles of a sowcs ere«. id. Prol. to Clint....
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The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer: With an Essay on His Language and ..., Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1830 - 368 pages
...barre, Or breke it at a renning with his hede. His berd as any «owe or fox was rede, And therto brode, as though it were a spade. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A wert, and theron stode a tufte of heres, Rede as the bristles of a sowes eres. His nose-thirles blacke...
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The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer: With an Essay on His Language and ..., Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1830 - 364 pages
...barre, Or breke it at a renning with his hede. His berd as any sowe or fox was rede, And therto brode, as though it were a spade. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade ae A wert, and theron stode a tufte of heres, Rede as the bristles of a sowes eres. His nose-thirles...
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Select Works of the British Poets: From Chaucer to Jonson, with Biographical ...

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1831 - 1038 pages
...barre, Or breke it at a renning with his hede. His berd as any sowe or fox was rede, And therto brode, as though it were a spade. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A wert, and theron stode n tufte of hercs, Rede as the bristles of a sowes ere». His nose-thirles blacke...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 338 pages
...barre, Or breke it at a renning with his hede. His berd as any sowe or fox was rede, And thereto brode as though it were a spade ; Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A wert, and thereon stude a tuft of heres Rede as the bristles of a sowes eres. His nose-thirles blacke...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 342 pages
...barre, Or breke it at a renning with his hede. His berd as any sowe or fox was rede, And thereto brode as though it were a spade : Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A wert, and thereon stude a tuft of heres Rede as the bristles of a sowes eres. His nose-thirles blacke...
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

Fashion - 1867 - 738 pages
...Full big he was of brawn and eke of bones ; His bcrd, as any sowe or fo\, was rede And thereto brode as though it were a spade. Upon the cop, right of his uose, he hade A wert, and thereon stude a tuft of heres Rede as the bristles of a sowe's erea." It...
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