|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Geoffrey Chaucer. (c. 13401400) (continued)|
| He helde about him alway, out of drede,|
A world of folke.
| Troilus and Creseide. Book iii. Line 1721.|
| One eare it heard, at the other out it went. 1|
| Troilus and Creseide. Book iv. Line 435.|
| Eke wonder last but nine deies never in toun. 2|
| Troilus and Creseide. Book iv. Line 525.|
| I am right sorry for your heavinesse.|
| Troilus and Creseide. Book v. Line 146.|
| Go, little booke! go, my little tragedie!|
| Troilus and Creseide. Book v. Line 1798.|
| Your duty is, as ferre as I can gesse.|
| The Court of Love. Line 178.|
| The lyfe so short, the craft so long to lerne, 3|
Th assay so hard, so sharpe the conquering.
| The Assembly of Fowles. Line 1.|
| For out of the old fieldes, as men saithe,|
Cometh al this new corne fro yere to yere;
And out of old bookes, in good faithe,
Cometh al this new science that men lere.
| The Assembly of Fowles. Line 22.|
| Nature, the vicar of the Almightie Lord.|
| The Assembly of Fowles. Line 379.|
| O little booke, thou art so unconning,|
How darst thou put thy-self in prees for drede?
| The Flower and the Leaf. Line 59.|
| Of all the floures in the mede,|
Than love I most these floures white and rede,
Soch that men callen daisies in our toun.
| Prologue of the Legend of Good Women. Line 41.|
| That well by reason men it call may|
The daisie, or els the eye of the day,
The emprise, and floure of floures all.
| Prologue of the Legend of Good Women. Line 183.|
| For iii may keep a counsel if twain be away. 4|
| The Ten Commandments of Love.|