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Chaucer’s Proverbs

In 1965, an article written by scholar George B. Pace for the journal Studies in Bibliography made one point clear about Chaucer’s Proverbs: no matter how we try, currently it is impossible for us to conclude whether Proverbs was indeed

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Truth to all, and “thou Vache”

“Truth”, or the “Balade de Bon Coseyl” is one Chaucer’s shorter poems, and it accomplishes a good bit contextually in just twenty eight lines. One of the more important features of this shorter poem is the “envoy”, or an extra

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