Who so shall telle a tale after a man, He moste reherse, as neighe as ever he can, Everich word, if it be in his charge, All speke he never so rudely and so large; Or elles he moste tellen his tale untrewe, Or feinen thinges, or finden wordes newe.
"Now, Sire," quod she, "for aught that may bityde, I moste haue of the peres that I see, Or I moote dye, so soore longeth me To eten of the smalle peres grene."Geoffrey Chaucer
My mynde to me a kingdome is Such preasent joyes therein I fynde That it excells all other blisse That earth afforde or growes by kynde Though muche I wante which moste would have Yet still my mynde forbiddes to crave.edward dyer
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