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From The Canterbury Tales:
Introduction to the Squire's Tale

      "Squier, come neer, if it your wille be,
And sey somwhat of love, for certes, ye
Konnen theron as muche as any man."
      "Nay sir," quod he, "but I wol seye as I kan,
5With hertly wyl, for I wol nat rebelle
Agayn your lust. A tale wol I telle,
Have me excused if I speke amys;
My wyl is good, and lo, my tale is this."

The Squire's Tale, First Part (ll. 9-346)