Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer

1,000 карма
United Kingdom (Great Britain)

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The firste stock-father of gentleness,
What man desireth gentle for to be,
Must follow his trace, and all his wittes dress,
Virtue to love, and vices for to flee;
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When priestes failen in their saws,
And lordes turne Godde's
Against the right;
And lechery is holden as privy solace,
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The firste stok, fader of gentilesse —What man that desireth gentil for to
Must folowe his trace, and alle his wittes
Vertu to love and vyces for to flee
For unto vertu longeth
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This wrecched worldes transmutacioun,
As wele or wo, now povre and now honour,
Withouten ordre or wys
Governed is by Fortunes errour
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Somtyme the world was so stedfast and
That mannes word was obligacioun,
And now it is so fals and
That word and deed, as in conclusioun,
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HE
EM I have gret wonder, be this lighte, How that I live, for day ne nighte I may nat slepe wel nigh noght, I have so many an ydel thoght Purely for defaute of slepe That, by my trouthe,
I take no kepe Of no-thing, how hit cometh or got...
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Flee from the press, and dwell with soothfastness;
Suffice thee thy good, though it be small;
For hoard hath hate, and climbing tickleness,
Press hath envy, and weal is blent o'er all,
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