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" It may be amusing to the fancy of a reader of Chaucer's works, to represent to himself the young poet accoutred in the robes of a lawyer, examining a witness, fixing upon him the keenness of his eye, addressing himself with anxiety and expectation to... "
Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Early English Poet: Including Memoirs of His ... - Page 69
by William Godwin - 1804 - 516 pages
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Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: The Early English Poet: Including ..., Volume 2

William Godwin - England - 1804 - 516 pages
...have experienced some of the same effects. It may be amusing to the fancy of a reader of Chaucer,s works, to represent to himself the young poet, accoutred...a jury, or exercising the subtlety of his wit and judgCHAP, ment in the developement of one of those .A. Vlil. ' — '" •• quirks by which a client...
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The Annual Review and History of Literature, Volume 2

Arthur Aikin - Books - 1804
...proceeding i:i which he wa< shortly to engage, he must have experienced sonte of the same effects. " It may be amusing to the fancy of a/ reader of Chaucer's works, to represent w: himself the young poet, accoutred in tb» robes of u lawyer, examining a witness,- tr ins upon him...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott...

Sir Walter Scott - Novelists, English - 1835
...introduced ; for Chaucer certainly studied at the Temple,i and is supposed to have been bred to the bar. " It may be amusing to the fancy of a reader of Chaucer's...a jury, or exercising the subtlety of his wit and judgment in the developement of one of those quirks by which a client was to be rescued from the rigour...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott: Biographical memoirs of ...

Sir Walter Scott - Demonology - 1838
...is supposed to have been bred to the bar. " It may be amusing to the fancy of n reader of Chancer's works, to represent to himself the young poet accoutred...a jury, or exercising the subtlety of his wit and judgment in the development of one of those quirks by which a client was to be rescued from the rigour...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Periodical criticism. 1 ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1870
...introduced ; for Chaucer certainly studied at the Temple,1 and is supposed to have been bred to the bar. " It may be amusing to the fancy of a reader of Chaucer's...a jury, or exercising the subtlety of his wit and judgment in the developement of one of those quirks by which a client was to be rescued from the rigour...
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Five Hundred Years of Chaucer Criticism and Allusion: 1357-1900, Volume 1

Caroline Frances Eleanor Spurgeon - 1960 - 504 pages
...records, which proved it could not be autobiographical, the faith of critics in Chaucer's authorship of the young poet, accoutred in the robes of a lawyer,...a jury, or exercising the subtlety of his wit and judgment in the development of one of those quirks by which a client was to be rescued from the rigour...
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