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Page 423 - Out of the gospel he tho wordes caughte ; And this figure he added eek ther-to, That if gold ruste, what shal iren do ? For if a preest be foul, on whom we truste, No wonder is a lewed man to ruste ; And shame it is, if a preest take keep, A shiten shepherde and a clene sheep.
Page 419 - A love-knotte in the gretter ende ther was. His heed was balled, that shoon as any glas, And eek his face, as he had been anoint.
Page 417 - But natheles, whyl I have tyme and space, 35 Er that I ferther in this tale pace, Me thynketh it acordaunt to resoun To telle yow al the condicioun Of ech of hem...
Page 422 - To speke of phisik and of surgerye; For he was grounded in astronomye.
Page 422 - And yet he was but esy of dispence; He kepte that he wan in pestilence. For gold in phisik is a cordial, Therfore he lovede gold in special.
Page 544 - Now certes, I were worse than a feend, If I to yow wolde harm or vileinye.
Page 426 - And of manhod him lakkede right naught. Eek therto he was right a mery man, And after soper pleyen...
Page 358 - That tabouren in your eres many a soun, Right after hir imaginacioun, 355 To have your daliance, and for envye ; These been the causes, and I shall nat lye. Envye is lavender of the court alway ; For she ne parteth, neither night ne day, Out of the hons of Cesar,- thus seith Dante ; 360 Who-so that goth, algato she wol nat wante.