Proverbs By Geoffrey Chaucer

Proverbs Proverbe of Chaucer What shul these clothes thus manyfold, Lo this hote somers day? After grete hete cometh cold; No man …

A Cook By Geoffrey Chaucer

A Cook They had a cook with them who stood alone For boiling chicken with a marrow-bone, Sharp flavouring powder and a …

Virelay By Geoffrey Chaucer

Virelay Alone walking In thought plaining, And sore sighing; All desolate, Me rememb’ring Of my living; My death wishing Both early and …

Roundel By Geoffrey Chaucer

Roundel Now welcome Summer with thy sunne soft, That hast this winter`s weathers overshake, And driven away the longe nighties black. Saint …

An Abc By Geoffrey Chaucer

An Abc Incipit carmen secundum ordinem litterarum alphabeti. Almighty and al merciable queene, To whom that al this world fleeth for socour, …

Truth By Geoffrey Chaucer

Truth Fle fro the pres, and dwelle with sothefastnesse, Suffise thin owen thing, thei it be smal; For hord hath hate, and …

Gentilesse By Geoffrey Chaucer

Gentilesse The firste stok, fader of gentilesse — What man that desireth gentil for to be Must folowe his trace, and alle …

Fortune By Geoffrey Chaucer

Fortune This wrecched worldes transmutacioun, As wele or wo, now povre and now honour, Withouten ordre or wys discrecioun Governed is by …