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The Canterbury Tales General Prologue by Geoffrey Chaucer

When that April with his showers sweet The drought of March has pierced root deep, And bathed each vein with liquor of such power That engendered from it is the flower, When Zephyrus too with his gentle strife, To every … Continue reading

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The Parliament of Fowls by Geoffrey Chaucer

The life so short, the craft so long to learn, The assay so hard, so sharp the conquering, The fearful joy that slips away in turn, All this mean I by Love, that my feeling Astonishes with its wondrous working … Continue reading

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Nay; thou hast done by Euripides

Artemis from “Hippolytus” Nay; thou hast done A heavy wrong; yet even beyond this ill Abides for thee forgiveness. ’Twas the will Of Cypris that these evil things should be, Sating her wrath. And this immutably Hath Zeus ordained in … Continue reading

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