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" Ther nas no dore that he nolde heve of harre, 550 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... "
Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages - Page 26
by Percy Society - 1847
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The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer: A New Text with ..., Volume 24

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1847
...mentions a wrestling-match at Westminster, in the year 1222, at which a ram was the prize."—Tyrwhitt. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A werte, and...and wyde. A swerd and a bocler baar he by his side. 56 0 His mouth as wyde was as a gret forneys. He was a jangler, and a golyardeys, And that was most...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages ...

Percy Society - English literature - 1847
...mentions a wrestling.match at Westminster, in the year 2222, at which a ram was the prize."—Tyrwhilt. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A werte, and theron stood a tuft of heres, Eeede as the berstles of a souwes eeres. His nose-thurles blake were and wyde. A swerd and a bocler...
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The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer: A New Text with ..., Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages - 1847
...have originated with some one who did not know the meaning of the other word. THE CANTERBURY TALES. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A werte, and theron stood a tuft of heres, R«ede as the berstles of a souwes eeres. His nose-thurles blake were and wyde. A swerd and a bocler...
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The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer - Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages - 1853 - 226 pages
...rennyng with his heed. His herd as ony sowe or fox was reed, And therto brood, as though it were a spade. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A werte, and therou -stood a tuft of heres, Keede as the berstles of a souwes eeres. His nose-thurles blake were...
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Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - English poetry - 1854
...rennyng with his heed. His berd as ony sowe or fox was reed, And therto brood, as though it were a spade. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A werte, and...and wyde. A swerd and a bocler baar he by his side, His mouth as wyde was as a gret forneys. He was a jangler, and a golyardeys, And that was most of synne...
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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...spade. TTpon the cop right of his nose he hade top A werte, and theron stood a tuft of heres, Keede as the berstles of a souwes eeres. His nose-thurles blake were and wyde. nostrils A swerd and a bocler baar he by his side, His mouth as wyde was as a gret forneys. furnace...
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume 2

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1866
...rennyng with his heed. His berd as ony sowe or fox was reed, And therto brood, as though it were a spade. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A werte, and...His nose-thurles blake were and wyde. A swerd and a boeler baar he by his side, His mouth as wyde was as a gret forneys. He was aj angler, and a golyardeys,...
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The Prologue, the Knightes Tale, the Nonne Preestes Tale: From the ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages - 1867 - 201 pages
...rennyng with his heed. His berd as ony sowe or fox was reed, And therto brood, as though it were a spade. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A werte, and...and wyde. A swerd and a bocler baar he by his side, His mouth as wyde was as a gret forneys. He was a jangler, and a golyardeys, And that was most of synne...
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Chaucer's England, Volume 1

William Brighty Rands - England - 1869
...rennyng with his heed. His berd as ony sowe or fox was reed, And therto brood, as though it were a spade. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A werte, and...and wyde. A swerd and a bocler baar he by his side, His mouth as wyde was as a gret forneys. He was aj angler, and a golyardeys, And that was most of synne...
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The prologue, The knightes tale, The nonne prestes tale, ed. by R. Morris

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1869
...rennyng with his heed. His berd as ony sowe or fox was reed, And therto brood, as though it were a spade. Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A werte, and theron stood a tuft of heres, 555 Reede as the berstles of a sowes eeres. His nose-thurles blake were and wyde. A swerd and bocler...
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