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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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Works

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1899 - 771 pages
...man wool wel he hath an hous, iut he noot which the righte wey is thider. And to a dronke man the wey Alison answerde, ' Who is ther, That knokketh so ? I warante faste after felicitee, But we goon wrong ful often, trewely. Thus may we seyen alle, and namely I,...
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Chaucer Society, Issue 95

1901
...matere we wot neuere / what we preisen here 1260 we faren as he / fat dronken is as a mous A dronke man wot wel / he hath an hous But he ne wot which is / fe right weye theder And to a dronke man / the weye is slyder 1264 And certes in fis world / so fare...
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The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1903 - 881 pages
...dronke man wot wel he hath on hone, Bnthe noot which the righte weyisthiderj And to a dronke man the wey is slider. And certes, in this world so faren we ; We seken faste after félicitée, 1266 But we goon wrong ful often, trewely. Thus may we seyen alle, and namely...
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The Cambridge ms. Dd. 4. 24. of Chaucer's Canterbury tales, completed by the ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1901 - 688 pages
...matere we wot neuere / what we preisen here 1260 we faren as he / fat dronken is as a mous A dronke man wot wel / he hath an hous But he ne wot which is / fe right weye theder And to a dronke man / the weye is slyder 1264 And certes in fis world / so fare...
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The Knights Tale

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1903 - 162 pages
...woot wel he hath an hous, But he noot which the righte wey is thider, 405 And to a jirpnke 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 seyen alle, and namely I,...
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Selections from Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer - Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages - 1907 - 316 pages
...wot wel he hath an hous, 405 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 ful often, trewely. 4io Thus may we seyen alle, and namely...
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The Prologue, the Knightes Tale, the Nonne Preestes Tale

Geoffrey Chaucer - Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages - 1907 - 266 pages
...wot wel6 he hath an hous, But he noot which the righte wey is thider; 405 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 seyen6 alle, and namely I,...
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Chaucer and the Imagery of Narrative: The First Five Canterbury Tales

V. A. Kolve - Poetry - 1984 - 568 pages
...man woot 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 ful often, trewely." (As if to demonstrate his point, he says...
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Pericles; Cymbeline; The Two Noble Kinsman

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1988 - 724 pages
...man woot wel he hath an nous, 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 ful often, trewely. (1259-67) In the Prologue to The Two Noble...
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Traditions and Innovations: Essays on British Literature of the Middle Ages ...

David G. Allen, Robert A. White - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 271 pages
...man woot 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 ful often, trewely. ..." (1251-67) In the course of the poem,...
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