Treasure Island

Geoffrey Chaucer

(c. 1343 – 25 October 1400 / London, England)

Proverbs


Proverbe of Chaucer

What shul these clothes thus manyfold,
Lo this hote somers day?
After grete hete cometh cold;
No man caste his pilche away.

Of al this world the large compas
Yt wil not in myn armes tweyne;
Who so mochel wol embrace,

Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2001

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