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" He sette nat his benefice to hyre, And leet his sheep encombred in the myre, And ran to London, un-to seynt Poules, To seken him a chaunterie for soules... "
Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages - Page 24
by Percy Society - 1847
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Illustrations of the Lives and Writings of Gower and Chaucer: Collected from ...

Henry John Todd, John Gower - 1810 - 394 pages
...at home, and kepte wel his fold, __ So that the wolf ne made it not miscarie. 515 He was a shepherd, and no mercenarie. And though he holy were, and vertuous, He was to sinful men not dispitous, Ne of his speche dangerous ne digne, But in his teching discrete and benigne....
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Chaucer, 1400, to Beaumont, 1628

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...dwelt at home, and keptd wel his fold, So that the wolf ne made it not miscarie. He was a shepherd, and no mercenarie. And though he holy were, and vertuous, He was to sinful men not dispitous, Ne of his speche dangerous ne digne, But in his teching discrete and benigne....
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...dwelt at home, and kepte wel his fold, So that the wolf ne made it not miscarie. He was a shepherd, and no mercenarie. And though he holy were, and vertuous, He was to sinful men not dispitous, Ne of his speche dangerous ne digne, But in his teching discrete and benigne....
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...But dwelt at home and kepte wel his fold, So that the wolf ne made it not miscarie; He was a shepherd / sinful men, not dispitous ; Ne of his speche dangerous ne digne ; But, in his teching, discrete and...
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Poems on religious, moral, and descriptive subjects, by an officer in the army

Poems - 1827
...gospel. 1 may transcribe a few wellJtnown lines from Chaucer, as not inapplicable :— He was a shepherd and no mercenarie — And though he holy were and vertuous, He was to sinful man not dispitous ; Me of his speche dangerous ne digne, And in his teching discrete and bcnigne...
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The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer: With an Essay on His Language and ..., Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1830 - 122 pages
...dwelt at home, and kepte wel his fold, su So that the wolf ne made it not miscarie. He was a shepherd, and no mercenarie. And though he holy were, and vertuous, He was to sinful men not dispitous, Ne of his speche dangerous ne digne, But in his teching discrete and benigne....
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The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer: With an Essay on His Language and ..., Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1830 - 122 pages
...dwelt at home, and kepte wel his fold, 514 So that the wolf ne made it not miscarie. He was a shepherd, and no mercenarie. And though he holy were, and vertuous, He was to sinful men not dispitous, Ne of his speche dangerous ne digne, But in his teching discrete and benigne....
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...dwelt at home, and kepte wel his fold, So that the wolf ne made it not miscarrie. He was a shepherd, and no mercenarie. And though he holy were, and vertuous, He was to sinful men not dispitous,3 Ne of his speche dangerous* ne di gnty : But in his teching discrete and...
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Select Works of the British Poets: From Chaucer to Jonson

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1831 - 1016 pages
...dwelt at home, and kepte wel his fold, So that the wolf ne made it not miscarie. He was a shepherd, and no mercenarie. And though he holy were, and vertuous, He was to sinful men not dispitous, Ne of his speche dangerous ne digne, But in his teching discrete and bénigne....
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The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: The fall of Robespierre ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Literature - 1836
...dwelt at home, and kepte wel his fold, So that the wolf ne made it not miscarie : He was a shepherd and no mercenarie ; And though he holy were and vertuous, He was to sinful men not dispitous,14 Ne of his speche dangerous ne digne,1* But in his teching discrete and...
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