The best The Canterbury Tales quotes

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The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales quotes

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If gold rusts, what then can iron do?

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Well is it said that neither love nor power, Admit a rival, even for an hour.

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It seems to me that poverty is an eyeglass through which one may see his true friends.

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He was a veray parfit gentil knight.

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When in April the sweet showers fall, And pierce the drought of March to the root, ... Then people long to go on pilgrimages.

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People can die of mere imagination

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And gladly wolde he lerne, and gladly teche.

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You’re doing nothing else but wasting time. Sir, in a word, you shall no longer rhyme.

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Except experience, mine, for what it’s worth, And that’s enough me.

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Youth may outrun the old, but not outwit.

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Lovers must each be ready to obey. The other, if they would long keep company.

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The man who has no wife is no cuckold.

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