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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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Species, Phantasms, and Images: Vision and Medieval Psychology in The ...

Carolyn P. Collette - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 208 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. (L1255-67l His conclusion is to abandon...
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The Orient in Chaucer and Medieval Romance

Carol Falvo Heffernan - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 160 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 fill often trewely. (Knight 's Tale, 1261-67) Place beside...
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Chaucerian Spaces: Spatial Poetics in Chaucer's Opening Tales

William F. Woods - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 215 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." (Lines 1261-67) For him, the human condition...
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Grocott's familiar quotations

J.C. GROCOTT - 1854
...stanza 5. DRUNKEN. 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. SAUNDERS' Chaucer, vol. 1, p. 24 He that is drunken may his mother kill...
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