Geoffrey Chaucer

c. 1343 – 25 October 1400 / London, England

Chaucers Wordes Unto Adam

Adam scriveyn, if ever it thee bifalle
Boece or Troylus for to wryten newe,
Under thy long lokkes thou most have the scalle,
But after my makyng thow wryte more trewe;
So ofte adaye I mot thy werk renewe,
It to correcte and eke to rubbe and scrape,
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