Wee may say of him, as of the Spaniard, Hee is a bad Servant, but a worse Maister.
The worshipful fader and first foundeur and enbelissher of ornate eloquence in our Englissh. I mene Maister Geffrey Chaucer.
Water is a very good servant, but it is a cruell Maister.
It hath and schal ben everemor That love is Maister wher he wile.
Speak out, sir, and do not Maister or Campbell memy foot is on my native heath, and my name is MacGregor!
The worshipful fader and first foundeur and enbelissher of ornate eloquence in our Englissh. I mene Maister Geffrey Chaucer.william caxton
O Maister deere and Fadir reverent,Mi Maister Chaucer, flour of eloquence,Mirour of fructuous entendement,O, universel fadir in science!Allas! þat þou thyn excellent prudenceIn þi bed mortel mightist naght by-qwethe;What eiled deth? allas! whi wolde he sle the?thomas occleve
And fadir Chaucer fayn wolde han me taght;But I was dul and lernèd lite or naght.Allas! my worthi Maister honorable,This landës verray tresor and richesse.thomas occleve