Geoffrey Chaucer, ca. 1343 - 1400
Anonymous 17th century portrait
Born: ca. 1343,
Died: 25 October 1400,
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- Ful wys is he that can himselven knowe! (Very wise is he that can know himself.) permalink
- The guilty think all talk is of themselves. permalink
"The Cannon Yeoman's Prologue" in The Canterbury Tales (ca. 1387)
- This world is but a thoroughfare full of woes. permalink
"The Knight's Tale" in The Canterbury Tales (ca. 1387)
- Valentine's day, when every fowl doth choose his mate. permalink
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