The Concordance
 
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LGW F 1 A thousand tymes have I herd men telle 0
LGW F 12 Men shal not wenen every thing a lye 12
LGW F 160 Al founde they Daunger for a tyme a lord, 160
LGW F 160 Al founde they Daunger for a tyme a lord, 160
LGW F 203 And in a litel herber that I have, 202
LGW F 213 The god of Love, and in his hand a quene, 212
LGW F 215 A fret of gold she hadde next her heer, 214
LGW F 216 And upon that a whit corowne she beer 216
LGW F 218 For al the world, ryght as a dayesye 218
LGW F 224 Made hire lyk a daysie for to sene, 224
LGW F 228 In-with a fret of rede rose-leves, 228
LGW F 230 His gilte heer was corowned with a sonne 230
LGW F 284 In real habit, a ful esy paas, 284
LGW F 285 And after hem coome of wymen swich a traas 284
LGW F 291 Now wheither was that a wonder thing or non, 290
LGW F 306 Ne nat a word was spoken in the place 306
LGW F 307 The mountaunce of a furlong wey of space. 306
LGW F 318 A worm to neghen ner my flour than thow. " 318
LGW F 337 As other wrecches han doon many a day, 336
LGW F 345 A god ne sholde nat thus be agreved, 344
LGW F 348 And yf ye nere a god, that knowen al, 348
LGW F 352 For in youre court ys many a losengeour, 352
LGW F 353 And many a queynte totelere accusour, 352
LGW F 354 That tabouren in youre eres many a sown, 354
LGW F 373 This shoolde a ryghtwis lord have in his thoght, 372
LGW F 378 As is a fermour, to doon the harm he kan. 378
LGW F 382 A kyng to kepe his liges in justice; 382
LGW F 392 For whan a flye offendeth him or biteth, 392
LGW F 395 Hym deyneth not to wreke hym on a flye, 394
LGW F 396 As dooth a curre, or elles another best. 396
LGW F 400 For, syr, yt is no maistrye for a lord 400
LGW F 401 To dampne a man without answere of word, 400
LGW F 402 And for a lord that is ful foul to use. 402
LGW F 404 But asketh mercy with a dredeful herte, 404
LGW F 407 Than oght a god by short avysement 406
LGW F 427 He made also, goon ys a gret while, 426
LGW F 430 He hath maad many a lay and many a thing. 430
LGW F 430 He hath maad many a lay and many a thing. 430
LGW F 431 Now as ye be a god and eke a kyng, 430
LGW F 431 Now as ye be a god and eke a kyng, 430
LGW F 451 For whoso yeveth a yifte or dooth a grace, 450
LGW F 451 For whoso yeveth a yifte or dooth a grace, 450
LGW F 464 For-why a trewe man, withouten drede, 464
LGW F 465 Hath nat to parten with a theves dede; 464
LGW F 466 Ne a trewe lover oght me not to blame 466
LGW F 467 Thogh that I speke a fals lovere som shame. 466
LGW F 483 In makyng of a glorious legende 482
LGW F 488 How many women they may doon a shame; 488
LGW F 489 For in youre world that is now holde a game. 488
LGW F 490 And thogh the lyke nat a lovere bee, 490
LGW F 507 " That is a trewe tale, by myn hood! " 506
LGW F 510 Hastow nat in a book, lyth in thy cheste, 510
LGW F 512 That turned was into a dayesye; 512
LGW F 535 Therwith this queene wex reed for shame a lyte 534
LGW F 537 Thanne seyde Love, " A ful gret necligence 536
LGW F 569 Wol doon so strong a peyne for love as she. 568
LGW F 576 For whoso shal so many a storye telle, 576
LGW G 1 A thousand sythes have I herd men telle 580
LGW G 12 Men shal nat wenen every thyng a lye 590
LGW G 14 God wot a thyng is nevere the lesse so 592
LGW G 87 Of many a story, or elles of many a geste, 666
LGW G 87 Of many a story, or elles of many a geste, 666
LGW G 97 And in a lytel herber that I have, 676
LGW G 141 Tyl at the laste a larke son above: 720
LGW G 145 And saw hym come, and in his hond a quene 724
LGW G 147 A fret of goold she hadde next hyre her 726
LGW G 148 And upon that a whit corone she ber 726
LGW G 156 Made hire lyk a dayesye for to sene, 734
LGW G 160 A garlond on his hed of rose-leves 738
LGW G 165 A furlong-wey I myhte hym not beholde. 744
LGW G 187 In real habyt, a ful esy pas, 766
LGW G 188 And after hem come of wemen swich a tras 766
LGW G 194 Now whether was that a wonder thyng or non, 772
LGW G 232 Ne nat a word was spoken in that place 810
LGW G 233 The mountaunce of a furlong-wey of space. 812
LGW G 234 I, lenynge faste by under a bente, 812
LGW G 244 A worm to comen in my syght than thow. " 822
LGW G 259 That he nys but a verray propre fol 838
LGW G 284 Telleth Jerome, and that nat of a fewe, 862
LGW G 285 But, I dar seyn, an hundred on a rewe, 864
LGW G 289 That, rathere than they wolde take a newe, 868
LGW G 303 A man that coude be so trewe and kynde 882
LGW G 315 As othere olde foles many a day, 894
LGW G 321 A god ne sholde not thus been agreved, 900
LGW G 327 The god of Love hereth many a tale yfeyned. 906
LGW G 328 For in youre court is many a losengeour, 906
LGW G 329 And many a queynte totelere accusour, 908
LGW G 330 That tabouren in youre eres many a thyng 908
LGW G 341 He may translate a thyng in no malyce, 920
LGW G 348 For he hath write many a bok er this. 926
LGW G 353 This shulde a ryghtwys lord han in his thought, 932
LGW G 358 As is a fermour, to don the harm he can. 936
LGW G 366 A kyng to kepe his lyges in justice; 944
LGW G 368 And therto is a kyng ful depe ysworn 946
LGW G 378 For whan a flye offendeth hym or byteth, 956
LGW G 381 Hym deyneth nat to wreke hym on a flye, 960
LGW G 382 As doth a curre, or elles another best. 960
LGW G 386 For, sire, it is no maystrye for a lord 964
LGW G 387 To dampne a man withoute answere or word, 966
LGW G 388 And, for a lord, that is ful foul to use. 966
LGW G 390 [But] axeth mercy with a sorweful herte, 968
LGW G 393 Than ought a god, by short avisement, 972
LGW G 401 I not wher he be now a renegat. 980
LGW G 417 He made also, gon is a gret while, 996
LGW G 420 He hath mad many a lay and many a thyng. 998
LGW G 420 He hath mad many a lay and many a thyng. 998
LGW G 421 Now as ye ben a god and ek a kyng, 1000
LGW G 421 Now as ye ben a god and ek a kyng, 1000
LGW G 441 For whoso yeveth a yifte or doth a grace, 1020
LGW G 441 For whoso yeveth a yifte or doth a grace, 1020
LGW G 454 For-why a trewe man, withoute drede, 1032
LGW G 455 Hath nat to parte with a theves dede; 1034
LGW G 456 Ne a trewe lovere oghte me nat to blame 1034
LGW G 457 Thogh that I speke a fals lovere som shame. 1036
LGW G 473 In makynge of a gloryous legende 1052
LGW G 478 How manye wemen they may don a shame; 1056
LGW G 480 And thogh the lesteth nat a lovere be, 1058
LGW G 495 " That is a trewe tale, by myn hood! " 1074
LGW G 498 Hast thow nat in a bok, lyth in thy cheste, 1076
LGW G 500 That turned was into a dayesye; 1078
LGW G 523 Therwith this queene wex red for shame a lyte 1102
LGW G 525 Thanne seyde Love, " A ful gret neglygence 1104
LGW 1 583 Tyl on a tyme befel there swich a cas 1128
LGW 1 583 Tyl on a tyme befel there swich a cas 1128
LGW 1 584 That out of Rome was sent a senatour 1128
LGW 1 589 So fil it, as Fortune hym oughte a shame, 1134
LGW 1 597 Was a ful worthy gentil werreyour, 1142
LGW 1 599 But love hadde brought this man in swich a rage 1144
LGW 1 618 Of so many a story for to make, 1162
LGW 1 621 For men may overlade a ship or barge. 1166
LGW 1 631 Tok ek his red, and bothe, upon a day, 1176
LGW 1 646 He rent the seyl with hokes lyke a sithe; 1190
LGW 1 668 Here may ye sen of wemen which a trouthe! 1212
LGW 1 672 But made hire subtyl werkmen make a shryne 1216
LGW 1 678 And next the shryne a pit thanne doth she grave, 1222
LGW 1 695 Was nevere unto hire love a trewer quene. " 1240
LGW 1 703 Now, or I fynde a man thus trewe and stable, 1248
LGW 2 712 And woneden so nygh, upon a grene, 1256
LGW 2 713 That there nas but a ston-wal hem betweene, 1258
LGW 2 715 And soth to seyne, that o man hadde a sone, 1260
LGW 2 717 That other hadde a doughter, the fayreste 1262
LGW 2 736 Forbede a love, and it is ten so wod. 1280
LGW 2 741 It nas nat sene, deere ynogh a myte. 1286
LGW 2 745 And with a soun as softe as any shryfte, 1290
LGW 2 773 Tyl on a day, whan Phebus gan to cleere -- 1318
LGW 2 785 There kyng Nynus was grave under a tre -- 1330
LGW 2 788 And faste by this grave was a welle. 1332
LGW 2 802 And to the tre she goth a ful good pas, 1346
LGW 2 805 Allas! Than cometh a wilde lyonesse 1350
LGW 2 807 With blody mouth, of strangelynge of a best, 1352
LGW 2 810 She rist hire up, with a ful drery herte, 1354
LGW 2 811 And in a cave with dredful fot she sterte, 1356
LGW 2 829 He sey the steppes brode of a lyoun, 1374
LGW 2 838 Allas, to bidde a woman gon by nyghte 1382
LGW 2 841 Here in this place a furlong wey or ye! 1386
LGW 2 866 And pale as box she was, and in a throwe 1410
LGW 2 869 Who coude wryte which a dedly cheere 1414
LGW 2 891 " Is strong ynogh in swich a werk to me; 1436
LGW 2 910 But God forbede but a woman can 1454
LGW 2 911 Ben as trewe in lovynge as a man! 1456
LGW 2 921 A man that can in love been trewe and kynde. 1466
LGW 2 923 A woman dar and can as wel as he. 1468
LGW 3 933 Thourgh which that many a Troyan moste sterve; 1478
LGW 3 949 He made hym redy in a certeyn stounde, 1494
LGW 3 964 He hadde a knyght, was called Achates, 1508
LGW 3 972 A bowe in hande and arwes hadde she; 1516
LGW 3 987 And if so be that thow be a goddesse, 1532
LGW 3 1025 Thanne founde they, depeynted on a wal, 1570
LGW 3 1040 Wolde han a love, for beaute and goodnesse, 1584
LGW 3 1045 Hath sodeynly brought in so newe a chaunce 1590
LGW 3 1046 That nevere was ther yit so fremde a cas. 1590
LGW 3 1064 That evere swich a noble man as he 1608
LGW 3 1066 And saw the man, that he was lyk a knyght, 1610
LGW 3 1068 And lyk to been a verray gentil man; 1612
LGW 3 1070 And hadde a noble visage for the nones, 1614
LGW 3 1074 And wel a lord he semede for to be. 1618
LGW 3 1075 And, for he was a straunger, somwhat she 1620
LGW 3 1090 And many a gentil word she spak hym to, 1634
LGW 3 1094 Ful many a beste she to the shippes sente, 1638
LGW 3 1156 Of which ther gan to breden swich a fyr 1700
LGW 3 1162 Thus I begynne: it fil upon a nyght, 1706
LGW 3 1166 She waketh, walweth, maketh many a breyd, 1710
LGW 3 1174 And ek so likly for to ben a man, 1718
LGW 3 1184 But herof was so long a sermounynge 1728
LGW 3 1198 Upon a thikke palfrey, paper-whit, 1742
LGW 3 1204 Upon a courser stertlynge as the fyr -- 1748
LGW 3 1205 Men myghte turne hym with a litel wyr -- 1750
LGW 3 1219 The thunder rored with a grisely stevene; 1764
LGW 3 1225 She fledde hireself into a litel cave, 1770
LGW 3 1236 And as a fals lovere so wel can pleyne, 1780
LGW 3 1249 It is a routhe and pite for to here. 1794
LGW 3 1283 Of othere land than of Cartage a queen, 1828
LGW 3 1286 Is wery of his craft withinne a throwe; 1830
LGW 3 1306 I am a gentil woman and a queen. 1850
LGW 3 1306 I am a gentil woman and a queen. 1850
LGW 3 1326 For on a nyght, slepynge he let hire lye, 1870
LGW 3 1328 And as a traytour forth he gan to sayle 1872
LGW 3 1331 And wedded ther a lady hyghte Lavyne. 1876
LGW 3 1332 A cloth he lafte, and ek his swerd stondynge, 1876
LGW 3 1345 So gret a routhe I have it for t' endite -- 1890
LGW 3 1354 She wrot a lettre anon that thus began: 1898
LGW 3 1362 " I may wel lese on yow a word or letter, 1906
LGW 4 1388 Or hadde in armes many a blody box. 1932
LGW 4 1389 For evere as tendre a capoun et the fox, 1934
LGW 4 1397 There was a kyng that highte Pelleus, 1942
LGW 4 1398 That hadde a brother which that highte Eson; 1942
LGW 4 1404 Nat swich a famous knyght of gentilesse, 1948
LGW 4 1427 That therin was a ram that men mighte se 1972
LGW 4 1428 That hadde a fles of gold that shon so bryghte 1972
LGW 4 1430 But it was kept alwey with a dragoun, 1974
LGW 4 1443 That swich a worshipe myghte fallen the, 1988
LGW 4 1458 For he wole telle a tale long ynogh. 2002
LGW 4 1471 Under a banke anon aspied she 2016
LGW 4 1481 That in a cog to londe were ygo, 2026
LGW 4 1511 So that, withinne a day, or two, or thre, 2056
LGW 4 1526 That half so trewe a man there nas of love 2070
LGW 4 1532 Therto so gret a gentilman was he, 2076
LGW 4 1537 Than that men shulde a lovere hym espye. 2082
LGW 4 1540 With the nones that he hadde owher a wif 2084
LGW 4 1541 For hys estat; for swich a lusty lyf 2086
LGW 4 1545 Of these two here was a shrewed lees, 2090
LGW 4 1548 And Jason is as coy as is a mayde; 2092
LGW 4 1564 A letter sente she to hym, certeyn, 2108
LGW 4 1584 Or as a welle that were botomles, 2128
LGW 4 1603 Now was Jason a semely man withalle, 2148
LGW 4 1604 And lyk a lord, and hadde a gret renoun, 2148
LGW 4 1604 And lyk a lord, and hadde a gret renoun, 2148
LGW 4 1605 And of his lok as real as a leoun, 2150
LGW 4 1609 And, as Fortune hire oughte a foul myschaunce, 2154
LGW 4 1649 And gat hym a name ryght as a conquerour, 2194
LGW 4 1649 And gat hym a name ryght as a conquerour, 2194
LGW 4 1656 For as a traytour he is from hire go, 2200
LGW 4 1659 As evere in love a chef traytour he was; 2204
LGW 4 1669 So fals a lovere goinge on the grounde. 2214
LGW 5 1705 A knyght that highte Colatyn up sterte, 2250
LGW 5 1708 I have a wif, " quod he, " that, as I trowe, 2252
LGW 5 1729 That with a swerd it stingeth to myn herte 2274
LGW 5 1767 Yit wol the water quappe a day or two, 2312
LGW 5 1780 And in he cometh into a prive halke, 2324
LGW 5 1783 Ne no wight hadde of tresoun swich a thought. 2328
LGW 5 1798 Ryght as a wolf that fynt a lomb alone, 2342
LGW 5 1798 Ryght as a wolf that fynt a lomb alone, 2342
LGW 5 1801 Wel wot men that a woman hath no myght. 2346
LGW 5 1816 And in a swogh she lay, and wex so ded 2360
LGW 5 1819 Tarquinius, that art a kynges eyr, 2364
LGW 5 1821 Don as a lord and as a verray knyght, 2366
LGW 5 1821 Don as a lord and as a verray knyght, 2366
LGW 5 1824 Allas, of the this was a vileyns dede! 2368
LGW 5 1832 She sit in halle with a sorweful sighte. 2376
LGW 5 1835 A word, for shame, forth ne myght she brynge, 2380
LGW 5 1854 But pryvely she kaughte forth a knyf, 2398
LGW 5 1858 For in hir fallynge yet she had a care, 2402
LGW 5 1866 And openly let cary her on a bere 2410
LGW 5 1871 A seynt, and ever hir day yhalwed dere 2416
LGW 5 1882 As in a woman; and this is no lye. 2426
LGW 6 1907 Til on a day befel an aventure, 2452
LGW 6 1910 So happed it that at a scarmishyng 2454
LGW 6 1928 This Mynos hadde a monstre, a wiked best, 2472
LGW 6 1928 This Mynos hadde a monstre, a wiked best, 2472
LGW 6 1930 Whan that a man was brought in his presence, 2474
LGW 6 1950 And into a prysoun, fetered, cast is he 2494
LGW 6 1953 That art a kynges sone, and dampned thus. 2498
LGW 6 1962 Was joynynge in the wal to a foreyne; 2506
LGW 6 1975 A kynges sone to ben in swich prysoun, 2520
LGW 6 1994 That if so be that he a wepen have, 2538
LGW 6 1998 Ye wote wel that the beste is in a place 2542
LGW 6 2002 If that he be a man, he shal do so. 2546
LGW 6 2015 Therto have I a remedye in my thought, 2560
LGW 6 2016 That, by a clewe of twyn, as he hath gon, 2560
LGW 6 2023 Syn that so gret a lordes sone is he. 2568
LGW 6 2034 That, as a wreche unknowe, I wol yow serve 2578
LGW 6 2037 And, as I seyde, ben of youre court a page, 2582
LGW 6 2039 Ye graunte me to han so gret a grace 2584
LGW 6 2055 I am a kynges sone and ek a knyght. 2600
LGW 6 2055 I am a kynges sone and ek a knyght. 2600
LGW 6 2063 I preye to Mars to yeve me swich a grace 2608
LGW 6 2068 That I mote of traytour have a name, 2612
LGW 6 2074 A semely knyght was Theseus to se, 2618
LGW 6 2075 And yong, but of a twenty yer and thre. 2620
LGW 6 2080 " A kynges sone, and ek a knyght, " quod she, 2624
LGW 6 2080 " A kynges sone, and ek a knyght, " quod she, 2624
LGW 6 2083 And lene me nevere swich a cas befalle! 2628
LGW 6 2091 And have a reaume, nat but faste by, 2636
LGW 6 2093 Or that I let yow as a page serve. 2638
LGW 6 2115 I have yloved yow ful many a day, 2660
LGW 6 2130 And saved from his deth a kynges sone, 2674
LGW 6 2132 To save a gentyl man, emforth hire myght, 2676
LGW 6 2150 And by the gayler geten hath a barge, 2694
LGW 6 2156 There as he hadde a frend of his knowynge. 2700
LGW 6 2160 And gat hym there a newe barge anon, 2704
LGW 6 2161 And of his contre-folk a ful gret won, 2706
LGW 6 2167 And in that yle half a day he lette, 2712
LGW 6 2174 To shipe, and as a traytour stal his wey, 2718
LGW 6 2177 A twenty devel-wey the wynd hym dryve! -- 2722
LGW 6 2195 And hye upon a rokke she wente sone, 2740
LGW 6 2202 Hire coverchef on a pole up steked she, 2746
LGW 6 2207 Adoun she fyl aswoune upon a ston; 2752
LGW 7 2233 As for that fyn, to make swich a thyng, 2778
LGW 7 2246 And wedded hadde he, with a blysful cheere, 2790
LGW 7 2256 Laste a fortenyght, or lytel lasse. 2800
LGW 7 2260 Til on a day she gan so sore longe 2804
LGW 7 2273 To vouche-sauf that for a month or tweye 2818
LGW 7 2275 On Progne his wyf but ones han a syghte -- 2820
LGW 7 2310 And up into a forest he hire ledde, 2854
LGW 7 2311 And to a cave pryvely hym spedde; 2856
LGW 7 2324 By force hath this traytour don a dede, 2868
LGW 7 2327 Lo! here a dede of men, and that a ryght! 2872
LGW 7 2327 Lo! here a dede of men, and that a ryght! 2872
LGW 7 2328 She cryeth " Syster! " with ful loud a stevene, 2872
LGW 7 2331 Hath don this lady yit a more myschef, 2876
LGW 7 2333 And don hym openly a vilenye, 2878
LGW 7 2335 And in a castel made hire for to be 2880
LGW 7 2357 But with a penne coude she nat wryte. 2902
LGW 7 2360 She hadde ywoven in a stamyn large 2904
LGW 7 2361 How she was brought from Athenes in a barge, 2906
LGW 7 2362 And in a cave how that she was brought; 2906
LGW 7 2366 And to a knave a ryng she yaf anon, 2910
LGW 7 2366 And to a knave a ryng she yaf anon, 2910
LGW 7 2376 To Bacus temple; and in a litel stounde 2920
LGW 7 2390 Ne serve yow as a morderour or a knave, 2934
LGW 7 2390 Ne serve yow as a morderour or a knave, 2934
LGW 8 2395 That wiked fruit cometh of a wiked tre, 2940
LGW 8 2399 In love a falser herde I nevere non, 2944
LGW 8 2407 With hym com many a ship and many a barge 2952
LGW 8 2407 With hym com many a ship and many a barge 2952
LGW 8 2411 Byhynde hym com a wynd and ek a reyn 2956
LGW 8 2411 Byhynde hym com a wynd and ek a reyn 2956
LGW 8 2416 And with a wawe brosten was his stere. 2960
LGW 8 2423 And maden hym upon a lond to falle, 2968
LGW 8 2450 Withoute lore, as can a drake swimme 2994
LGW 8 2477 But in a month he wolde ageyn retorne; 3022
LGW 8 2485 She was hire owene deth ryght with a corde, 3030
LGW 8 2489 As I reherce shal a word or tweyne. 3034
LGW 8 2491 Ne spende on hym a penne ful of ynke, 3036
LGW 8 2495 A word or two, althogh it be but lyte. 3040
LGW 8 2511 As I or as a trewe lovere shulde, 3056
LGW 8 2514 By order, for it were to me a charge; 3058
LGW 8 2532 To han a sely mayde thus betrayed! 3076
LGW 8 2551 My body mote ye se withinne a while, 3096
LGW 9 2564 That many a sone hath of his body wonne, 3108
LGW 9 2569 Shop hym a name and callede hym Lyno. 3114
LGW 9 2572 And many a doughter gat he in his lyf; 3116
LGW 9 2574 A doughter dere, and dide hire for to calle 3118
LGW 9 2594 That Ypermystra dar nat handle a knyf 3138
LGW 9 2603 It lykede hem to make a maryage 3148
LGW 9 2605 And casten swich a day it shal be so, 3150
LGW 9 2654 And out he caught a knyf, as rasour kene. 3198
LGW 9 2661 If thow sey nay, we two shul have a biker, 3206
LGW 9 2666 And therwithal a costret taketh he, 3210
LGW 9 2667 And seyde, " Herof a draught, or two, or thre, 3212
LGW 9 2686 That thryes doun she fyl in swich a were. 3230
LGW 9 2690 I am a mayde, and, as by my nature, 3234
LGW 9 2692 Myne handes ben nat shapen for a knyf, 3236
LGW 9 2702 Than ben a traytour lyvynge in my shame. 3246
LGW 9 2709 And at a wyndow lep he fro the lofte, 3254
LGW 9 2712 And from his wif he ran a ful good pas. 3256