The Concordance
 
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KnT 860 Ther was a duc that highte Theseus; 2
KnT 862 And in his tyme swich a conquerour 4
KnT 864 Ful many a riche contree hadde he wonne; 6
KnT 886 I have, God woot, a large feeld to ere, 28
KnT 898 A compaignye of ladyes, tweye and tweye, 40
KnT 900 But swich a cry and swich a wo they make 42
KnT 900 But swich a cry and swich a wo they make 42
KnT 913 Whan she hadde swowned with a deedly cheere, 54
KnT 916 Victorie, and as a conqueror to lyven, 58
KnT 923 That she ne hath been a duchesse or a queene. 64
KnT 923 That she ne hath been a duchesse or a queene. 64
KnT 969 Ne take his ese fully half a day, 110
KnT 984 Faire in a feeld, ther as he thoughte to fighte. 126
KnT 987 He faught, and slough hym manly as a knyght 128
KnT 1010 Thurgh-girt with many a grevous blody wounde, 152
KnT 1027 With laurer crowned as a conquerour; 168
KnT 1030 And in a tour, in angwissh and in wo, 172
KnT 1034 Till it fil ones, in a morwe of May, 176
KnT 1049 Hir yelow heer was broyded in a tresse 190
KnT 1050 Bihynde hir bak, a yerde long, I gesse. 192
KnT 1054 To make a subtil gerland for hire hede; 196
KnT 1065 Was risen and romed in a chambre an heigh, 206
KnT 1075 That thurgh a wyndow, thikke of many a barre 216
KnT 1075 That thurgh a wyndow, thikke of many a barre 216
KnT 1078 And therwithal he bleynte and cride, " A! " 220
KnT 1094 Thow hast a veyn ymaginacioun. 236
KnT 1117 And with a sigh he seyde pitously, 258
KnT 1149 For which thou art ybounden as a knyght 290
KnT 1157 Wheither she be a womman or goddesse! 298
KnT 1159 And myn is love as to a creature; 300
KnT 1164 That `who shal yeve a lovere any lawe?' 306
KnT 1165 Love is a gretter lawe, by my pan, 306
KnT 1169 A man moot nedes love, maugree his heed; 310
KnT 1179 Ther cam a kyte, whil that they were so wrothe, 320
KnT 1189 But to th' effect. It happed on a day, 330
KnT 1191 A worthy duc that highte Perotheus, 332
KnT 1208 In swich a gyse as I you tellen shal. 350
KnT 1215 That with a swerd he sholde lese his heed. 356
KnT 1219 How greet a sorwe suffreth now Arcite! 360
KnT 1241 And art a knyght, a worthy and an able, 382
KnT 1241 And art a knyght, a worthy and an able, 382
KnT 1253 That yeveth hem ful ofte in many a gyse 394
KnT 1261 We faren as he that dronke is as a mous. 402
KnT 1262 A dronke man woot wel he hath an hous, 404
KnT 1264 And to a dronke man the wey is slider. 406
KnT 1269 That wende and hadde a greet opinioun 410
KnT 1287 And make a werre so sharp on this citee 428
KnT 1293 And art a lord, greet is thyn avauntage 434
KnT 1294 Moore than is myn, that sterve here in a cage. 436
KnT 1318 Ther as a beest may al his lust fulfille. 460
KnT 1319 And whan a beest is deed he hath no peyne; 460
KnT 1325 Allas, I se a serpent or a theef, 466
KnT 1325 Allas, I se a serpent or a theef, 466
KnT 1326 That many a trewe man hath doon mescheef, 468
KnT 1334 Now wol I stynte of Palamon a lite, 476
KnT 1356 Ful ofte a day he swelte and seyde " Allas! " 498
KnT 1362 That lene he wex and drye as is a shaft; 504
KnT 1381 Whan he endured hadde a yeer or two 522
KnT 1384 Upon a nyght in sleep as he hym leyde, 526
KnT 1399 And with that word he caughte a greet mirour, 540
KnT 1409 And cladde hym as a povre laborer, 550
KnT 1410 And al allone, save oonly a squier 552
KnT 1414 And to the court he wente upon a day, 556
KnT 1418 He fil in office with a chamberleyn 560
KnT 1426 A yeer or two he was in this servyse, 568
KnT 1429 But half so wel biloved a man as he 570
KnT 1433 They seyden that it were a charitee 574
KnT 1437 And thus withinne a while his name is spronge, 578
KnT 1440 That of his chambre he made hym a squier, 582
KnT 1450 And speke I wole of Palamon a lite. 592
KnT 1457 And eek therto he is a prisoner 598
KnT 1458 Perpetuelly, noght oonly for a yer. 600
KnT 1466 As, whan a thyng is shapen, it shal be -- 608
KnT 1468 By helpyng of a freend, brak his prisoun 610
KnT 1471 Of a clarree maad of a certeyn wyn, 612
KnT 1471 Of a clarree maad of a certeyn wyn, 612
KnT 1478 And til a grove faste ther bisyde 620
KnT 1502 He on a courser, startlynge as the fir, 644
KnT 1504 Out of the court, were it a myle or tweye. 646
KnT 1507 To maken hym a gerland of the greves, 648
KnT 1513 And from his courser, with a lusty herte, 654
KnT 1515 And in a path he rometh up and doun, 656
KnT 1517 Was in a bussh, that no man myghte hym se, 658
KnT 1523 It is ful fair a man to bere hym evene, 664
KnT 1530 Into a studie he fil sodeynly, 672
KnT 1533 Now up, now doun, as boket in a welle. 674
KnT 1558 Now highte I Philostrate, noght worth a myte. 700
KnT 1570 Ne sette I nat the montance of a tare, 712
KnT 1572 And with that word he fil doun in a traunce 714
KnT 1573 A longe tyme, and after he up sterte. 714
KnT 1575 He felte a coold swerd sodeynliche glyde, 716
KnT 1608 But for as muche thou art a worthy knyght 750
KnT 1612 That heere I wol be founden as a knyght, 754
KnT 1639 That stondeth at the gappe with a spere, 780
KnT 1656 In his fightyng were a wood leon, 798
KnT 1657 And as a crueel tigre was Arcite; 798
KnT 1667 The contrarie of a thyng by ye or nay, 808
KnT 1668 Yet somtyme it shal fallen on a day 810
KnT 1669 That falleth nat eft withinne a thousand yeer. 810
KnT 1693 And over a brook, and so forth on his weye. 834
KnT 1694 This duc wol han a cours at hym or tweye 836
KnT 1705 And at a stert he was bitwix hem two, 846
KnT 1706 And pulled out a swerd and cride, " Hoo! 848
KnT 1713 As it were in a lystes roially. " 854
KnT 1719 And as thou art a rightful lord and juge, 860
KnT 1729 Thus hath he japed thee ful many a yer, 870
KnT 1743 And seyde, " This is a short conclusioun. 884
KnT 1752 That evere swich a chaunce sholde falle, 894
KnT 1763 He hath considered shortly, in a clause, 904
KnT 1774 Upon a lord that wol have no mercy, 916
KnT 1775 But been a leon, bothe in word and dede, 916
KnT 1777 As wel as to a proud despitous man 918
KnT 1785 " The god of love, a benedicite! 926
KnT 1786 How myghty and how greet a lord is he! 928
KnT 1788 He may be cleped a god for his myracles, 930
KnT 1799 Who may been a fool but if he love? 940
KnT 1810 By God, than woot a cokkow or an hare! 952
KnT 1812 A man moot ben a fool, or yong or oold -- 954
KnT 1812 A man moot ben a fool, or yong or oold -- 954
KnT 1814 For in my tyme a servant was I oon. 956
KnT 1816 And woot hou soore it kan a man distreyne, 958
KnT 1830 Though that she were a queene or a princesse, 972
KnT 1830 Though that she were a queene or a princesse, 972
KnT 1855 Upon my trouthe, and as I am a knyght, 996
KnT 1861 To whom that Fortune yeveth so fair a grace. 1002
KnT 1874 Whan Theseus hath doon so fair a grace? 1016
KnT 1885 That swich a noble theatre as it was 1026
KnT 1887 The circuit a myle was aboute, 1028
KnT 1891 That whan a man was set on o degree, 1032
KnT 1893 Estward ther stood a gate of marbul whit, 1034
KnT 1895 And shortly to concluden, swich a place 1036
KnT 1908 That coste largely of gold a fother. 1050
KnT 1909 And northward, in a touret on the wal, 1050
KnT 1929 That wered of yelewe gooldes a gerland, 1070
KnT 1930 And a cokkow sittynge on hir hand; 1072
KnT 1954 And though I koude rekene a thousand mo. 1096
KnT 1959 A citole in hir right hand hadde she, 1100
KnT 1961 A rose gerland, fressh and wel smellynge; 1102
KnT 1966 A bowe he bar and arwes brighte and kene. 1108
KnT 1975 First on the wal was peynted a forest, 1116
KnT 1979 In which ther ran a rumbel in a swough, 1120
KnT 1979 In which ther ran a rumbel in a swough, 1120
KnT 1980 As though a storm sholde bresten every bough. 1122
KnT 1981 And dounward from an hille, under a bente, 1122
KnT 1985 And therout came a rage and swich a veze 1126
KnT 1985 And therout came a rage and swich a veze 1126
KnT 2014 A thousand slayn, and nat of qualm ystorve; 1156
KnT 2027 And al above, depeynted in a tour, 1168
KnT 2030 Hangynge by a soutil twynes threed. 1172
KnT 2041 The statue of Mars upon a carte stood 1182
KnT 2047 A wolf ther stood biforn hym at his feet 1188
KnT 2048 With eyen rede, and of a man he eet; 1190
KnT 2058 Was turned from a womman til a bere, 1200
KnT 2058 Was turned from a womman til a bere, 1200
KnT 2061 Hir sone is eek a sterre, as men may see. 1202
KnT 2062 Ther saugh I Dane, yturned til a tree -- 1204
KnT 2069 Yet peynted was a litel forther moor 1210
KnT 2077 And undernethe hir feet she hadde a moone -- 1218
KnT 2080 With bowe in honde and arwes in a cas. 1222
KnT 2083 A womman travaillynge was hire biforn; 1224
KnT 2088 With many a floryn he the hewes boghte. 1230
KnT 2093 But stynte I wole of Theseus a lite, 1234
KnT 2101 And sikerly ther trowed many a man 1242
KnT 2105 Nas of so fewe so noble a compaignye. 1246
KnT 2107 And wolde, his thankes, han a passant name, 1248
KnT 2110 For if ther fille tomorwe swich a cas, 1252
KnT 2115 To fighte for a lady, benedicitee! 1256
KnT 2116 It were a lusty sighte for to see. 1258
KnT 2120 And in a brestplate and a light gypoun; 1262
KnT 2120 And in a brestplate and a light gypoun; 1262
KnT 2121 And som wol have a paire plates large; 1262
KnT 2122 And som wol have a Pruce sheeld or a targe; 1264
KnT 2122 And som wol have a Pruce sheeld or a targe; 1264
KnT 2124 And have an ax, and som a mace of steel -- 1266
KnT 2133 And lik a grifphon looked he aboute, 1274
KnT 2138 Ful hye upon a chaar of gold stood he, 1280
KnT 2142 He hadde a beres skyn, col-blak for old. 1284
KnT 2145 A wrethe of gold, arm-greet, of huge wighte, 1286
KnT 2157 Upon a steede bay trapped in steel, 1298
KnT 2163 A mantelet upon his shulder hangynge, 1304
KnT 2169 A fewe frakenes in his face yspreynd, 1310
KnT 2171 And as a leon he his lookyng caste. 1312
KnT 2174 His voys was as a trompe thonderynge. 1316
KnT 2176 A gerland, fressh and lusty for to sene. 1318
KnT 2186 Ful many a tame leon and leopart. 1328
KnT 2217 And in hir houre he walketh forth a pas 1358
KnT 2255 Thanne preye I thee, tomorwe with a spere 1396
KnT 2266 And made a signe, wherby that he took 1408
KnT 2268 For thogh the signe shewed a delay, 1410
KnT 2283 Hir body wessh with water of a welle. 1424
KnT 2286 And yet it were a game to heeren al. 1428
KnT 2288 But it is good a man been at his large. 1430
KnT 2290 A coroune of a grene ook cerial 1432
KnT 2290 A coroune of a grene ook cerial 1432
KnT 2301 Ful many a yeer, and woost what I desire, 1442
KnT 2305 Desire to ben a mayden al my lyf, 1446
KnT 2308 A mayde, and love huntynge and venerye, 1450
KnT 2310 And noght to ben a wyf and be with childe. 1452
KnT 2330 And whil I lyve, a mayde I wol thee serve. " 1472
KnT 2333 But sodeynly she saugh a sighte queynte, 1474
KnT 2337 And as it queynte it made a whistelynge, 1478
KnT 2360 And forth she wente and made a vanysshynge; 1502
KnT 2388 Although thee ones on a tyme mysfille, 1530
KnT 2427 A sweete smel the ground anon up yaf, 1568
KnT 2432 And with that soun he herde a murmurynge 1574
KnT 2494 And to the paleys rood ther many a route 1636
KnT 2520 " He hath a sparth of twenty pound of wighte. " 1662
KnT 2528 Duc Theseus was at a wyndow set, 1670
KnT 2529 Arrayed right as he were a god in trone. 1670
KnT 2533 An heraud on a scaffold made an " Oo! " 1674
KnT 2549 But o cours with a sharpe ygrounde spere; 1690
KnT 2563 " God save swich a lord, that is so good 1704
KnT 2569 Ful lik a lord this noble duc gan ryde, 1710
KnT 2614 He rolleth under foot as dooth a bal; 1756
KnT 2623 Ful ofte a day han thise Thebanes two 1764
KnT 2646 Is born out of his sadel a swerdes lengthe, 1788
KnT 2660 Anon ther is a noyse of peple bigonne 1802
KnT 2674 But herkneth me, and stynteth noyse a lite, 1816
KnT 2675 Which a myracle ther bifel anon. 1816
KnT 2677 And on a courser, for to shewe his face, 1818
KnT 2680 And she agayn hym caste a freendlich ye 1822
KnT 2684 Out of the ground a furie infernal sterte, 1826
KnT 2697 And in a bed ybrought ful faire and blyve, 1838
KnT 2710 That with a spere was thirled his brest boon. 1852
KnT 2720 But as a justes or a tourneiynge; 1862
KnT 2720 But as a justes or a tourneiynge; 1862
KnT 2736 And fully heeld a feeste dayes three, 1878
KnT 2738 Out of his toun a journee largely. 1880
KnT 2784 Had strif and rancour many a day agon 1926
KnT 2787 To speken of a servaunt proprely, 1928
KnT 2796 And if that evere ye shul ben a wyf, 1938
KnT 2847 This world nys but a thurghfare ful of wo, 1988
KnT 2863 He wolde make a fyr in which the office 2004
KnT 2866 The okes olde, and leye hem on a rewe 2008
KnT 2871 After a beere, and it al overspradde 2012
KnT 2875 Eek on his heed a coroune of laurer grene, 2016
KnT 2876 And in his hond a swerd ful bright and kene. 2018
KnT 2897 And riden forth a paas with sorweful cheere 2038
KnT 2918 Of stree first ther was leyd ful many a lode. 2060
KnT 2934 And thanne with drye stikkes cloven a thre, 2076
KnT 2937 And gerlandes, hangynge with ful many a flour; 2078
KnT 2953 Upon the left hand, with a loud shoutynge, 2094
KnT 2970 Thanne semed me ther was a parlement 2112
KnT 2982 And Theseus abiden hadde a space 2124
KnT 2985 And with a sad visage he siked stille, 2126
KnT 3005 Wel may men knowe, but it be a fool, 2146
KnT 3008 Of no partie or cantel of a thyng, 2150
KnT 3009 But of a thyng that parfit is and stable, 2150
KnT 3017 " Loo the ook, that hath so long a norisshynge 2158
KnT 3019 And hath so long a lif, as we may see, 2160
KnT 3030 He moot be deed, the kyng as shal a page; 2172
KnT 3047 And certeinly a man hath moost honour 2188
KnT 3055 Thanne is it best, as for a worthy fame, 2196
KnT 3064 Kan he hem thank? Nay, God woot, never a deel, 2206
KnT 3084 He is a kynges brother sone, pardee; 2226
KnT 3085 And though he were a povre bacheler, 2226
KnT 3086 Syn he hath served yow so many a yeer, 2228