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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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The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Tyrwhitt - Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages - 1854 - 586 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...right way thider, And to a dronken man the way is slider.4 And certes in this world so faren we. We seken fast after felicite, But we go wrong ful often...
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The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Tyrwhitt - 1855 - 586 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 thider, And to a dronketf man the way is slider.4 And certes in this world so faren we. We seken fast after ielicite,...
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The Canterbury Tales: From the Text and with the Notes and Glossary of ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1856
...matere. We wote not what thing that we praien here. We iaren as he that dronke is as a mous. A dronken man wot wel he hath an hous, But he ne wot which is...felicite, • . But we go wrong ful often trewely. Thus w» may sayen alle, and namely I, • That wende, and had a gret opinion, That if I might escapen fro...
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Poetical works: with an essay on his language and versification and an ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - History - 1860
...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 thidcr, 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 Canterbury tales of Chaucer, with notes by T. Tyrwhitt. [ed. by C.C ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1860
...that we prayen here. We faren as he that drunk is as a mouse. A drunken man wot well he hath an house, But he ne wot which is the right way thider, And to a drunken man the way is slider.2 And certcs in this world so faren we. ' We seeken fast after felicity,...
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Spoon and sparrow, Gspéndein and GVár, fundere and passer ; or, English ...

Thomas Oswald Cockayne - 1861
...means level turf: " The thick and well grown fogt doth matt my smoother slades." Drayton. 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. Chaucer, CT 1264. " She anoyntedj alle his body wyth oyle of olyve. And thenne was his body al so glat...
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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863
...(Birom .) DRUNK.— We faren as he that drank 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. CHAUCER. — By Saunders, Vol! I. Page 24. Get very drunk ; and when...
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The Canterbury Tales: From the Text and with the Notes and Glossary of ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1867 - 586 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...right way thider, And to a dronken man the way is slider.4 And certes in this world so faren we. We seken fast after t'elicite, But we go wrong ful often...
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1868 - 501 pages
...matero. We wote not what thing that we praien here. We fareu as he that dronke is as a mous. A dronken man wot wel he hath an hous, But he ne wot which is...man the way is slider. And certes in this world so fareu we. We seken fast after felicite, But we go wrong ful often trewely. Thus we may sayen alle,...
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: To which are Appended ..., Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - English poetry - 1879
...wel that he hath an hous, But he noot 2 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 ful often trewely. Thus may we seyn alle, and namely I, That...
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