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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 Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - English literature - 1924 - 898 pages
...with his heed. His berd as any so we or fox was reed, And ther-to brood, as though it were a spade. Reed as the bristles of a sowes eres ; His nose-thirles blake were and wyde. A swerd and bokeler bar...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...provisions. » fellow 17 knotty fellow And ther-to brood, as though it were a spade. Upon the cope ' V toft of herys, Reed as the brustles of a sowes erys; Hise nosethirles blake were and wyde. A swerd...
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Chaucer and Medieval Estates Satire

Mann - Literary Criticism - 1973 - 348 pages
...appearance. 161 His berd as any 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 toft of herys, Reed as the brustles of a sowes erys; His nosethirles blake were and wyde. A swerd and...
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Chief British Poets of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries: Selected Poems

William Allan Neilson, Kenneth Grant Tremayne Webster - English poetry - 1916 - 442 pages
...His berd as any sowe or fox was reed, And ther-to brood, as though it were a spade. Up-on the cop n right of his nose he hade A werte, and ther-on stood a tuft of heres, Reed as the bristles of a sowe's eres; His nose-thirles 12 blake were and wyde. A swerd and bokeler...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...POETRY QUOTATIONS 38 His herd as any sowe or fox was reed. And therto brood, as though it were a spade. u prefiguring; And, for they look'd but with divining eyes, They h toft of herys Reed as the brustles of a sowes erys. His nosethirles blake were and wyde. (1. 554-559)...
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New Oxford English, Volume 2

Anne Powling, John O'Connor - English language - 1996 - 160 pages
...or light shield; 4overskirt down to her feet (to wear when riding) The Miller is an expert wrestler: Upon the cop ' right of his nose he hade A werte '', and theron stood a toft of herys, Reed as the brustles of a sowes erys '; His nosethirles ' blake were and wyde. A swerd...
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Alt- und mittelenglische Literatur: eine Einführung

Joerg O. Fichte, Fritz Kemmler - English literature - 2005 - 397 pages
...with his heed. His berd as any sowe or fox was reed, And therto brood, as though it were a spade. 205 Upon the cop right of his nose he hade A werte, and theron stood a toft of herys, Reed as the brustles of a sowes erys; His nosethirles blake were and wyde. A swerd and...
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Chaucer's Agents: Cause and Representation in Chaucerian Narrative

Carolynn Van Dyke - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 371 pages
...uses—sensory rather than typifying—but a shift from allusion and innuendo to prolonged observation: "Upon the cop right of his nose he hade / A werte, and theron stood a toft of herys" (554-55). A speaker here subjects himself to another individual. More explicitly, the...
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M. Bentink Smith

...His herd, as any sowe or fox, was reed, And therto brood, as though it were a spade. Upon the cope right of his nose he hade A werte, and theron stood a toft of herys, 555 Reed as the brustles of a sowes erys ; Hise nosethirles blake were and wyde. A swerd...
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Prologue adn Knight's Tale

...His berd, as any sowe or fox, was reed, And therto brood, as though it were a spade. Upon the cope right of his nose he hade A werte, and theron stood a toft of herys, 555 Reed as the brustles of a sowes erys; Hise nosethirles blake were and wyde. A swerd...
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