Chaucer

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Harper & Brothers, 1880 - 198 strani
 

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Stran 194 - ELIOT. George Eliot's Life, Related in her Letters and Journals. Arranged and Edited by her husband, JW CROSS.
Stran 126 - A good man was there of religion, And was a poor parson of a town. But rich he was of holy thought and work...
Stran 186 - CHAUCER. AN old man in a lodge within a park; The chamber walls depicted all around With portraitures of huntsman, hawk, and hound, And the hurt deer. He listeneth to the lark, Whose song comes with the sunshine through the dark Of painted glass in leaden lattice bound; He listeneth and he laugheth at the sound, Then writeth in a book like any clerk.
Stran 16 - Well wimpled up, and on her head a hat As broad as is a buckler or a shield; She had a flowing mantle that concealed Large hips, her heels spurred sharply under that. In company she liked to laugh and chat And knew the remedies for love's mischances, An art in which she knew the oldest dances.
Stran 127 - That first he wrought, and afterward he taught, Out of the gospel he the wordes caught, And this figure he added yet thereto, That if gold ruste what should iron do ? For if a priest be foul on whom we trust, No wonder is a lewed man to rust : And shame it is, if that a priest take keep To see a fouled...
Stran 98 - That thee is sent receive in buxomness ; The wrestling of this world asketh a fall ; Here is no home, here is but wilderness : Forth, pilgrim ! forth...
Stran 192 - The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland : with a View of the Primary Causes and Movements of "The Thirty-years
Stran 160 - Lidgate and Gower, his contemporaries: there is the rude sweetness of a Scotch tune in it, which is natural and pleasing, though not perfect.
Stran 68 - Meanwhile in 1374 he was appointed Comptroller of the Customs and Subsidy of Wools, Skins, and Tanned Hides...
Stran 12 - And he was clad in coat and hood of green; A sheaf of peacock arrows, bright and keen, Under his belt he bare full thriftily; Well could he dress his tackle yeomanly; His arrows droope'd not with feathers low; And in his hand he bare a mighty bow.

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