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" And though that he was worthy he was wise, And of his port as meke as is a mayde. He never yet no vilanie ne sayde In alle his lif, unto no manere wight. He was a veray parfit gentil knight. "
Proceedings of the Huguenot Society of London - Page 324
by Huguenot Society of London - 1894
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The Christian Ambassador, Volumes 3-4

1865 - 782 pages
...which Chaucer pronounces upon his knight. Like Geoffrey's knight, he had been in many wars : — " And though that he was worthy he was wise, And of his port as meke as is a mayde. He never yet no vilanie no sayde In alle his lif, unto a manere wight. He was a veray perfect, gentil...
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Love and Duty

Love, Author of Basil St. John - 1866 - 386 pages
...he loved chevalrie, Trouthe and honor, freedom and eurtesie. And evermore he hadde a sovereign pris, And though that he was worthy he was wise. And of his port as meke as is a mayde. He never yet no vilanie ne say de In all his lif, unto no manere wight. He was a veray parfet gentil...
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1866 - 484 pages
...faith in far lands, at Algesiras, at Alexandria, in Russia; a model of the chivalrous virtues :— "And though that he was worthy, he was wise, And of his port meke as is a mayde. He was a veray parfit gentle knight." He is mounted on a good, though not showy...
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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor).

1866 - 978 pages
...loved chivalry, Truth and honour, freedom and court'csj'; AV'as ever honoured for his worthiness — And though that he was worthy, he was wise, And of his post, аз meek аз is a maid : He was л very perfect, gentle knight." By his side is a monk, whose...
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The Canterbury Tales: From the Text and with the Notes and Glossary of ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1867 - 1072 pages
...with the lord of Palatie,1" A gen another hethen in Turkie: And evermore he hadde a sovereine pris. And though that he was worthy he was wise, And of his port as meke as is a mayde. He never yet no vilanie ne sayde In alle his lif, unto no m:mere-1 n-icrht. He was a veray parfit geutil...
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Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and His Noble Knights ...

Sir Thomas Malory - 1868 - 552 pages
...with the lord of Palathie Against another heathen in Turkey ; And evermore he had a sovereign prize', And though that he was worthy he was wise, And of his port as meek as is a maid. He never yet no villainy ne said In all his life unto no manner wight : He was a...
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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1869 - 572 pages
...the lord of Palatie, Agen another hethen in Turkic : And evermore he hadde a sovereine pris, [praitc And though that he was worthy he was wise, And of his port as meke as is a mayde. He never yet no vilanie ne sayde In alle his lif, unto no manere might. [kind of person He was a veray...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - 1869 - 420 pages
...Sometime with the Lord of Palatie, Agen another hethen in Turkic: And evenrore he hadde a sovereine prig.' And though that he was worthy he was wise, And of his port as meke as is a mavde. He never yet no vilanie ne sayile In alle his lif, unto no manere wight. He was a veray parfit...
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A Life's Motto

Thomas Pelham Dale - 1869 - 360 pages
...knew beforehand would be accepted, and thus avoided the strife. Chaucer's description of a knight — "And though that he was worthy, he was wise, And of his port as meek as is a maid ; He never yet no villany ne said In all his life, unto no manner wight; He was a...
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A tale for a chimney corner, and other essays. From the 'Indicator'. Ed ...

Leigh Hunt - 1869 - 366 pages
...Sometime with the lord of Palatie Agen another hethen in Turkic : And evermore he had a sovereign price ; And though that he was worthy, he was wise, And of his port as meek as is a mayde." How like a return from the moon must have been the reappearance of such travellers...
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