The Canterbury tales
Geoffrey Chaucer
F.N. Robinson

De Petro Rege de Cipro

O worthy petro, kyng of cipre, also,
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That alisandre wan by heigh maistrie,
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Ful many an hethen wroghtestow ful wo,
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Of which thyne owene liges hadde envie,
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And for no thyng but for thy chivalrie
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They in thy bed han slayn thee by the morwe.
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Thus kan fortune hir wheel governe and gye,
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And out of joye brynge men to sorwe.
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