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" 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 very perfect, gentle knit/ht. "
Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble ... - Page xlvii
by Sir Thomas Malory - 1893 - 509 pages
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A Short Introduction to English Grammar: With Critical Notes ...

Robert Lowth - 1763 - 196 pages
...now grown wholly obfolete : " And of his port as meke as is a maid, He never yet no villany tie faid In all his life unto no manner wight ; He was a very parfit gentil knight." Chaucer.' [i] " J^oferveflthou »»*/..?" Shakefpear, Hen. V. " Who do you fpeak...
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A Short Introduction to English Grammar: With Critical Notes

Robert Lowth - 1774 - 161 pages
...grown wholly obfolete : » And of his port as meke as is a maij, Hi: nevir yet in villainy n: faid In all his life unto no manner wight : He was a very parfit gentil knight." Chaacer tt\cnnnct by no means allow him, that this argument muft prove, —...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...was. worthy, he wat wi-c ; And of his port as meke as is a maid, ]4'e nevir yet no viilanv he slid In all his life unto no manner wight : He was a very parfit gentil knigilt. But for to ttlan you of his array, His hors wer good ; buf he was nothing gay,...
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The Riches of Chaucer: In which His Impurities Have Been Expunged ..., Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer, Charles Cowden Clarke - 1835
...was worthy he was wise, And of his porte as meek as is a maid. He never yet no villainy 5 ne said 70 In all his life unto no manner wight : He was a very perfect gentle knight. But for to tellen you of his array ; His horse was good, but he ue was not gay. Of fustian he weared...
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Holy matrimony, its duties and dignity, as set forth by the English Church

Sir Edward STRACHEY - 1843 - 156 pages
...from the time he first began to r'ukn out, Chaucer proceeds— And though that he was worthy he \\ as wise, And of his port as meek as is a maid. He never...manner wight. He was a very perfect gentle knight. And so of the knight's son and squire, we read, Courteous he was, lowly, and serviceable, which must...
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Cabinet Pictures of English Life: Chaucer ...

John Saunders - 1845 - 260 pages
...the lord of Palathie,f Against another heathen in Turkey. And evermore he had a sovereign prise.£ And though that he was worthy, he was wise ; And of...unto no manner wight: He was a very perfect, gentle knit/ht. But for to tellen you of his array ; His horse was good, but he ne was not gay. Of fustian...
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Genesis oder Geschichte der innern und aüssern Entwikkelung der englischen ...

Friedrich Albert Maennel - 1846 - 192 pages
...though that he was worthy, he was wise; And of his port as meke as is a maid , He nevir yet no villany ne said In all his life unto no manner wight; He was a very parfit gentil knight. But for to tellin you of his array, His hors-wer good; but he was nothing gay,...
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The three days of Wensleydale

William Gideon M. Jones Barker - 1854
...with the lord of Palathie, Against another heathen in Turkey. And ever more he had a sovereign prise, And though that he was worthy, he was wise ', And...manner wight : He was a very perfect, gentle knight" THE PRESENT DAY. is physically impossible, to say nothing of the absurdity. The mound undoubtedly contains...
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The three days of Wensleydale: the valley of the Yore

William Gideon Michael Jones Barker - 1854 - 296 pages
...more he had a sovereign prise, And though that he was worthy, he was wise ; And of his purt as meelc as is a maid, He never yet no villainy ne said In...unto no manner wight : He was a very perfect, gentle Tsniyht." South of the castle is " William Hill," Ghilpatric the Dane's fort ; round which tradition...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 2; Volume 76

1897
...which exactly corresponds with that of the actual man : — And evermore he had a sovereign prise, And though that he was worthy he was wise, And of...manner wight : He was a very perfect gentle knight. PS — The mention of the Privy Council in connection with Charles Buller's name reminds me of the...
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