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" We faren as he that dronke is as a mous; A dronke man wot wel he hath an hous, But he noot which the righte wey is thider; And to a dronke man the wey is slider. And certes, in this world so faren we; We seken faste after felicitee, But we goon wrong... "
The British Poets: Including Translations ... - Page 39
by British poets - 1822
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Chaucer.- Surrey.- Wyat.- Sackville.- v. 2. Spenser.- Shakespeare.- Davies ...

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...matere : We wote not what thing that we praien here. We faren as he that drooke is at a mous : A dronken man wot wel he hath an hous, But he ne wot which is the right way tli idcr, • And to a dronken man the way is flider, And certes in this world fo faren we. We fcken...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 12

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...matere, We wote not what thing that we praien here. We saren as he that dronke is as a mous : A dronken man wot wel he hath an hous, But he ne wot which the right way thider, And to a dronken man the way is slider. And certes in this world so faren we...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...dronken man wot wel he bath an hons, But he ne wot which is the right way tinder* And to a drouken man the way is slider, And certes in this world so faren we. " We seken fast alt. i felicite, But we go wrong ful often trewely. Thus we may sayen alle, and namely I, That wende,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 12

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1821
...matere,x We wote not what thing that we praien here. We saren as he that dronke is as a mous : A dronken man wot wel he hath an hous, But he ne wot which the right way thider, And to a dronken man the way is slider. And certes in this world so faren we...
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The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer: With an Essay on His Language and ..., Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Tyrwhitt - 1830 - 122 pages
...matere. We wote not what thing that we praien here. We faren as he that dronke is as a mous. A dronken man wot wel he hath an hous, But he ne wot which is...way thider, And to a dronken man the way is slider. is66 And certes in this world so faren we. 1267 We seken fast after felicite, But we go wrong ful often...
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The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer: With an Essay on His Language and ..., Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Tyrwhitt - 1830 - 122 pages
...matere. We wote not what thing that we praien here. We faren as he that dronke is as a mous. A dronken man wot wel he hath an hous, But he ne wot which is...way thider, And to a dronken man the way is slider. 1266 And certes in this world so faren we. 1267 We seken fast after felicite, But we go wrong ful often...
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The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages: Including Some Notices of ...

Elizabeth Stone, Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Wilton (Countess of) - Needlework - 1841 - 405 pages
...painful dream to hundreds who had bartered away their substance for the sake of a transient glitter : " We seken fast after felicite But we go wrong ful often trewely, Thus may we sayen alle." Homely indeed, after the paraphernalia of the " Field of the Cloth of Gold," would...
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Canterbury tales [partly in the original, partly in mod. Engl. prose] by J ...

John Saunders - 1845
...that we prayen here. We faren as he that drunk is as a mouse : A drunken man wot well he hath a house, But he ne wot which is the right way thider, And to a drunken man the way is slider ;' And certes in this world so faren we : We seeken fast after felicity,...
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1851 - 501 pages
...matere. We wote not what thing that we praien here. We faren as he that dronke is as a mous. A dronken man wot wel he hath an hous. But he ne wot which is the right way tliider, And to a dronken man the way is slider. And certes in this world so faren we. We seken fast...
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury tales

Geoffrey Chaucer, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, Thomas Tyrwhitt - 1852
...that we praien here. We faren as he that dronke is as a mous. A dronken man wot wel he hath an hons, But he ne wot which is the right way thider, And to...namely I, That wende, and had a gret opinion, That if I mitrbt escapen fro prison Than had I ben in joye and partite hele, Ther now I am exiled fro my wele....
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