Chaucer Quotes

Found 49 quotes by Chaucer .
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"Whan that Aprille, with hise shoures soote, The droghte of March hath perced to the roote And bathed every veyne in swich licour, Of which vertu engendred is the flour; Whan Zephirus eek with his swete breeth Inspired hath in every holt and heeth The" Geoffrey Chaucer
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"Nowhere so busy a man as he than he, and yet he seemed busier than he was." Geoffrey Chaucer
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English Poet    Man   

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"He was as fresh as is the month of May." Geoffrey Chaucer
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"That if gold rust, what shall iron do?/ For if a priest be foul, in whom we trust,/ No wonder is a lewd man to rust." Geoffrey Chaucer
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"Time and tide wait for no man." Geoffrey Chaucer
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"But al thyng which shineth as the gold Nis nat gold, as that I have herd it told" Geoffrey Chaucer
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"Full wise is he that can him selven knowe" Geoffrey Chaucer
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"Mordre wol out, that see we day by day." Geoffrey Chaucer
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"We know little of the things for which we pray." Geoffrey Chaucer
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"Hit is not al gold that glareth" Geoffrey Chaucer
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"It does kind of sound like the writing is on the wall with this issue, doesn't it?" Timothy Chaucer
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"A lot of people look forward to their return every year. It's truly a sign that spring is almost here." Timothy Chaucer
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"It's time to stop the killing and save our troops. It's our duty as Americans to try and stop this. We are only making more enemies." Timothy Chaucer
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"If there is nowhere else to put it, I guess it has to go near the beach, but if it is at all possible it shouldn't block anyone's water views." Timothy Chaucer
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"Certes, they been lye to hounds, for an hound when he cometh by the roses, or by other bushes, though he may nat pisse, yet wole he heve up his leg and make a countenance to pisse." Geoffrey Chaucer
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"Murder will out, this my conclusion." Geoffrey Chaucer
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"We little know the things for which we pray." Geoffrey Chaucer
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"Forbid us something, and that thing we desire." Geoffrey Chaucer
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"The guilty think all talk is of themselves." Geoffrey Chaucer
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"For profit would I all his lust endure" Geoffrey Chaucer
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"By nature, men love newfangledness." Geoffrey Chaucer
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