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Geoffrey Chaucer

(1343-1400)

  • A Balade of Complaint
       Compleyne ne koude, ne might myn herte never,
  • A Ballad of Gentleness
       The firste stock-father of gentleness,
  • A Ballad Sent to King Richard
       Sometime this world was so steadfast and stable,
  • Against Women Unconstant
       Madame, for youre newefangelnesse,
  • An ABC
       Almighty and al merciable queene
  • Anelida and Arcite
       Thou ferse god of armes, Mars the rede,
  • Book Of The Duchesse
        THE PROE
  • Canterbury Tales, The
       Whan that Aprille, with hise shoures soote,
  • Chaucer's Prophecy
       When priestes failen in their saws,
  • Chaucers Wordes unto Adam
       Adam scriveyn, if ever it thee bifalle
  • Complaint of Chaucer to his Purse, The
       To yow, my purse, and to noon other wight
  • Complaint unto Pity, The
       Pite, that I have sought so yore agoo
  • Court of Love, The
       With timorous heart, and trembling hand of dread,
  • Fortune
       This wrecched worldes transmutacioun,
  • Gentilesse
       The firste stok, fader of gentilesse
  • Good Counsel of Chaucer
       Flee from the press, and dwell with soothfastness;
  • House Of Fame, The
       God turne us every dreem to gode!
  • L'Envoy of Chaucer to Bukton
       My Master Bukton, when of Christ our King
  • La Priere de Nostre Dame
       Almighty and all-merciable Queen,
  • Lak of Stedfastnesse
       Somtyme the world was so stedfast and stable
  • Parliament Of Fowles, The
       The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne,
  • Proverbs of Chaucer
       What shul these clothes thus manyfold,
  • Rondel of Merciless Beauty
       Your two great eyes will slay me suddenly;
  • Roundel
       Now welcome Summer with thy sunne soft,
  • Since I From Love
       Since I from Love escaped am so fat,
  • Truth
       Fle fro the pres, and dwelle with sothefastnesse,
  • Virelay
       Alone walking