Chaucer
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Chaucer's translation of Boethius's "De consolatione philosophiae"

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Cransla&mofv.Saws. |to.1868.BERLIN : ASHER & UNTER DEN LINDEN.CO., 5,NEW YORK: SCRIBNER & LEYPOLDT & HOLT.C. CO.;B. LIPPINCOTT & CO.PHILADELPHIA: J.EDITED FROMTHE ADDITIONAL MS. IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM.10,340COLLATED WITH THE CAMBRIDGE UNIV. MS. li. 3.LIBR. 21.RICHARD MORRIS,OP CHAUCER'S POETICAL SPENSER'S DAN MICHEL'S ATENBITEWOBKS, WOSKS,OF MEMBEB OP COUNCIL OF THE1NWYT, PHILOLOGICAL ANDETC.;EARLY ENGLISH TEXT SOCIETIES.LONDON :PUBLISHED FOR THE EARLY ENGLISH TEXT SOCIETYBY N. TRUBNER & 57 & LUDGATE HILL.CO., 59,MDCCCLXVIII.Stereotype Platen,[Reprintedfrom 1SS9J]PRHISTr.0 B- 4.f vfr;i' mull 1 I..M & LOKDON !V9USS, I.IHLJlfl), UL*N!JAV.INTRODUCTION,WHEN master hands like those of Gibbon and Hallam havewellsketched the life of it is that no meaner man shouldBoetMus,to mar their the mostattempt pictures. They drew, perhaps,scene in the man intouching Middle-age literary history, just prison,consoled the that had been hisdeath, by Philosophyawaiting lightin and down to for their comfort andlife, handing posterity strengthof her whose silver had been histhe as wellrayspresence guideunder the stars of Fortune as the mirk of Fate. "With Milton in hisdark Boece in coulddays, prison say,'I notargueHeaven's hand or nor bate aAgainst will, jotheart or but still bear andOf steerhope ; uponward. What dost thou ask ?Right supports me,The to have lost themconscience, friend, overpliedIn nobleliberty's defence, my task,Of which all from ...

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Cransla&m of v.Saws. |to. 1868. BERLIN : ASHER & UNTER DEN LINDEN.CO., 5, NEW YORK: SCRIBNER & LEYPOLDT & HOLT.C. CO.; B. LIPPINCOTT & CO.PHILADELPHIA: J. EDITED FROM THE ADDITIONAL MS. IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM.10,340 COLLATED WITH THE CAMBRIDGE UNIV. MS. li. 3.LIBR. 21. RICHARD MORRIS, OP CHAUCER'S POETICAL SPENSER'S DAN MICHEL'S ATENBITEWOBKS, WOSKS, OF MEMBEB OP COUNCIL OF THE1NWYT, PHILOLOGICAL ANDETC.; EARLY ENGLISH TEXT SOCIETIES. LONDON : PUBLISHED FOR THE EARLY ENGLISH TEXT SOCIETY BY N. TRUBNER & 57 & LUDGATE HILL.CO., 59, MDCCCLXVIII. Stereotype Platen,[Reprintedfrom 1SS9J] PR HIS Tr.0 B- 4. f vfr;i ' mull 1 I..M & LOKDON !V9USS, I.IHLJlfl), UL*N!JAV.