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So for the 12 years he spent at Aldgate, Chaucer was mostly alone, with a teeming urban scene literally beneath his feet.A Year In The Life of The Canterbury Tales’ Storied Beginnings|Wendy Smith|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She did indeed go to Harvard, where she majored in English and delighted in reading Chaucer in Old English.For Next AG, Obama Picks a Quiet Fighter With a Heavy Punch|Michael Daly|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The phenomenon itself is nothing new (see the works of Shakespeare or Chaucer).The Cuckolding Fetish: When Your Wife’s Cheating Turns You On|Aurora Snow|February 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brilliant as an exponent of the virtues in Spenser, Dante, Chaucer, Lewis could not write his own poetry.
Outside were carved heads of Shakespeare and Milton, Chaucer and Dante.Only Six Books: Excerpt From Jeanette Winterson’s New Memoir|Jeanette Winterson|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The context in Chaucer does not seem to warrant the interpretation given by Tyrwhit.
Here ends Chaucer's portion of the translation, in the middle of an incomplete sentence, without any verb.
He remarked, very acutely, that Chaucer translates the F. bouton by the word knoppe; see ll.
As these lines are not in the original, the writer may have taken them from Chaucer's Hous of Fame, ll.
Hence, Chaucer has mixed the two usages in a very remarkable way, and alternates them suddenly.