Ellesmere Chaucer


17.  Chaucer.  

He in the waast is shape as wel as I; 
This were a popet in an arm t'enbrace 
For any womman smal and fair of face.  
He semeth elvyssh by his contenaunce, 
For unto no wight dooth he daliaunce.


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B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library
C. W. Post/Long Island University
May, 2004


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