A fourteenth-century English poet, called the father of English poetry: he was the first great poet to write in the English language. Chaucer's best-known work is The Canterbury Tales.
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You had a great line in your piece on Geoffrey Beene about the “genre” of evening wear.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
Geoffrey Robertson and Amal Clooney helped Greece fight for the return of the Elgin Marbles.
Geoffrey Robertson QC has provided legal advice to the Greek government.
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 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.