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" There was also a Nun, a PRIORESS, That of her smiling was full simple and coy : Her greatest oath was but by saint Eloy : And she was cleped Madame Eglantine. "
Poems and Plays - Page 96
by Percy MacKaye - 1916 - 1 pages
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A manual of English literature and of the history of the English language ...

George Lillie Craik - 1862
...gallery of pictures almost unmatched for their air of life and truthfulness. Here is one of them : There was also a nun, a Prioress That of her smiling was full simple and coy, Her greatest oathe n'as but by Saint Loy ;1 And she was cleped2 Madame Eglantine. Full well she sange...
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A manual of English literature, and of the history of the English language ...

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1863 - 536 pages
...gallery of pictures almost unmatched for their air of life and truthfulness. Here is one of them : There was also a nun, a Prioress That of her smiling was full simple and coy, Her greatest oathe n'as but by Saint toy ;i And she was cleped' Madame Eglantine. Full well she sange...
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The Seer

LEIGH HUNT - 1864
...a brown * Agile. f Chevauchee (French), military service on horseback. J Fluting. THE PRIORESS. There was also a nun, a prioress, That of her smiling was full simple and coy, Her greatest oath n'as but by " Saint Eloy ; " And she was cleped Madam Eglantine. Full well she sarige...
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The Seer: Or, Common-places Refreshed, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1864
...visage. * Agile. t Cfievauchee (French), military service on horseback. } Fluting. THE PRIORESS. There was also a nun, a prioress, That of her smiling was full simple and coy, Her greatest oath n'as but by " Saint Eloy ; " And she was cleped Madam Eglantine. Full well she sange...
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English style or a course of instruction for the attainment of a good style ...

George Frederick Graham - English language - 1869 - 358 pages
...Frensch. 1 Since. 2 Country. 6. From the Prologue to Chaucer's ' Canterbury Tales' (about 1390 ') : There was also a nun, a Prioress, That of her smiling was full simple and coy, Her greatest oathe, n'as but by St. Loy ! 2 And she was cleped 3 Madame Kglantine. Full well she...
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The riches of Chaucer: in which his impurities have been expunged; his ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - Poetry - 1870 - 625 pages
...sheen.1 1 15 A horn he bare, the bauldrick 3 was of green : A for'ster was he sothely * as I guess. There was also a Nun, a Prioress ; That of her smiling was full simple and coy, Her greatest oath n'as4 but by Saint Eloy, 120 And she was clep&l * Madam Eglantine ; Full well she...
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The riches of Chaucer, in which his impurities have been expunged, his ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1870
...sheen.1 1 1 5 A horn he bare, the bauldrick ! was of green : A for'ster was he sothely 3 as I guess. There was also a Nun, a Prioress; That of her smiling was full simple and coy, Her greatest oath n'as 4 but by Saint Eloy, I 20 And she was clepdd3 Madam Eglantine; Full well she...
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Three centuries of English poetry: selections from Chaucer to Herrick, with ...

Rosaline Orme Masson - 1876
...Night-time. W Courteous. M Willing to be of service. 16 Carved. 16 In his father's presence THE PRIORESS. There was also a Nun, a Prioress, That of her smiling was full simple and coy ; Her greatest oathe was but "by Saint Loy";1 And she was cleped Madame Eglentine. Full well she song...
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Three Centuries of English Poetry: Being Selections from Chaucer to Herrick

English poetry - 1876 - 391 pages
...slept no more than doth the nightingale. And carf 16 beforn his fader 16 at the table. THE PRIORESS. There was also a Nun, a Prioress, That of her smiling was full simple and coy; Her greatest oathe was but "by Saint Loy "; 1 And she was cleped Madame Eglentine. Full well she song...
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Dramatic scenes and characters

William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard - English poetry - 1883
...silver sheen. An horn he bare, the bauldric was of green : A forester was he soothly, as I guess. There was also a Nun, a PRIORESS, That of her smiling was full simple and coy : Her greatest oath was but by saint Eloy : And she was cleped Madame Eglantine. Full well she sang...
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