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" Syngynge he was, or floytynge, al the day ; He was as fressh as is the monthe of May. "
The prologue to the Canterbury tales, with notes by E.F. Willoughby - Page 43
by Geoffrey Chaucer - 1881
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Chaucer's England, by Matthew Browne

William Brighty Rands - 1869 - 350 pages
...were a mede Al ful of fresshe floures, white and reede. Syngynge he was, or flowtynge, al the day ; I He was as fressh as is the moneth of May. Schort was his goune, with sleeves long and wyde. Wel cowde he sitte on hors, and faire ryde. He cowde songes wel make and endite,...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869 - 382 pages
...genitive with e fem, dropped (ladye). 11. Embrowdid, embroidered. C Syngynge he was, or flowtynge, al the day ; He was as fressh as is the moneth of May. 15 Schort was his goune. with sleeves long and wyde. Wei cowde he sitte on hors, and fain' ryde. He...
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The prologue to Chaucer's Canterbury tales, ed. by W. McLeod, Issue 229

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1871 - 134 pages
...he, as it were a mede Al ful of fresshe floures, white and reede. 90 Syngynge he was, or flowtynge, al the day; He was as fressh as is the moneth of May. Schort was his goune, with sleeves long and wyde. Wel cowde he sitte on hors, and faire ryde. He cowde songes make and wel endite,...
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Der Prolog zu den Canterbury Tales versuch einer kritischen Ausgabe

Bernhard ten Brink - 1871 - 48 pages
...to stonden in his lady grace. Embrouded was he, as it were a meede, Al ful of frcsshe floures, whyte and reede. 90 Syngynge he was, or floytynge al the day. He was as fressh as in the monthe of May. Short was his gown, with sleeves longe and wyde, Wel koude he sitte on hors,...
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English of the XIVth Century

Geoffrey Chaucer, Stephen Haskins Carpenter - English language - 1872 - 342 pages
...In hope to stonden in his lady grace. Embrowded was he, as it were a mede Al ful of fresshe floures, white and reede. 90 Syngynge he was, or floytynge, al the day ; He was as fressh as is the moncth of May. Schort was his goune, with sleeves longe and wyde. Wel cowde he sitte on hors, and faire...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1872 - 482 pages
...he; as it were a mede Al ful of fresshe floures, white and reede. 7 Syngynge he was, or flowtinge, 8 al the day: He was as fressh as is the moneth of May ! • Farthest. ' Great and small. * See Note 2. ' An approach to those. 10 A lewd man, i. e. a layman;...
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On Early English Pronunciation: With Especial Reference to Chaucer, in ...

Richard Francis Weymouth - English language - 1874 - 172 pages
...to stonden in his lady grace Embrouded was he | as it were a meede Al ful of fresshe floures | whyte and reede 90 Syngynge he was | or floytynge al the day He was as fressh | as [is] the Monthe of May Short was his gowne | with sleues longe and wyde Wei koude he sitte on hors and faire...
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An Introduction to the Study of Chaucer

Alexander Monfries - 1875 - 152 pages
...he, as it were a mede Al ful of fresshe floures, white and reede. 90 Syngynge he was, or flowtynge al the day ; He was as fressh as is the moneth of May. Schort was his goune, with sleeves long and wyde. Wel cowde he sitte on hors and faire ryde. He cowde songes make and wel endite,...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876 - 870 pages
...in his lady grace. Embrowdid was he, as it were a mede Al ful of fresshe floures, white and reede. With antic sleeves longe and wyde. Wel cowde he sitte on hors, and faire rydc. He cowde songes wel make and endite,...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1877 - 444 pages
...he, as it were a mede Al ful of fresshe floures, white and reede." Syngynge he was, or flowtinge,8 al the day : He was as fressh as is the moneth of May ! Schort was his goune, with sleeves long and wyde. Wei cowde he sitte on hors, and faire ryde : He cowde songe's wel make and endyte,...
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