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From The Canterbury Tales:
The Clerk's Tale
lines 1128-1141: Nothing but peace and prosperity


       Ful many a yeer in heigh prosperitee
Lyven thise two in concord and in reste.
1130And richely his doghter maryed he
Unto a lord, oon of the worthieste
Of al Ytaille, and thanne in pees and reste
His wyves fader in his court he kepeth,
Til that the soule out of his body crepeth.
       Full many a year in high prosperity
They lived, these two, in harmony and rest,
1130And splendidly his daughter married he
Unto a lord, one of the worthiest
In Italy; and then in peace, as best
His wife's old father at his court he kept
Until the soul out of his body crept.

1135        His sone succedeth in his heritage
In reste and pees, after his fader day,
And fortunat was eek in mariage-
Al putte he nat his wyf in greet assay;
This world is nat so strong, it is no nay,
1140As it hath been of olde tymes yoore.
And herkneth what this auctour seith therfore.
1135        His son succeeded to his heritage
In rest and peace, after the marquis' day,
And married happily at proper age,
Albeit he tried his wife not, so they say.
This world is not so harsh, deny who may,
1140As in old times that now are long since gone,
And listen to what this author says thereon.





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