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" Love,' where the poet is as evidently and avowedly referring to himself as poet well can, he speaks of the City of London that is " to me so dear and sweet, in which I was forth grown ; and more kindly love have I to that place, than to any other in earth... "
Epoch men, and the results of their lives - Page 153
by Samuel Neil - 1865 - 312 pages
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The Thames and Its Tributaries: Or, Rambles Among the Rivers, Volume 2

Charles Mackay - 1840
...of Gaunt, he says, " The city of London that is to me so dear and sweet, in which I was forth grown, and more kindly love have I to that place than to any other on earth, as every kindly creature hath full appetite to that place of his kindly engendering." However...
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The Poems of Geoffrey Chaucer, Modernized ...

Geoffrey Chaucer, Richard H. Horne - 1841 - 331 pages
...of Love,' he says, "The city of London, that is to me so dear and sweet, in which I was forth-grown, and more kindly love have I to that place than to any other in earth, (as every kindly creature hath full appetite to that place of his kindly ingendure)." Another...
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Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 1-3

1845
...can, he speaks of the City of London that is " to me so dear and sweet, in which I was forth grown ; and more kindly love have I to that place, than to any other in earth ; as every kindly creature hath full appetite to that place of his kindly engendure, and to wiln...
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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies..

1845
...can, he speaks of the City of London that is "to me so dear and sweet, in which I was forth grow n ; and more kindly love have I to that place, than to any other in earth ; as every kindly creature hath full appetite to that place of his kindly engendure, and to wiln...
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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies..

1845
...can, he speaks of the City of London that is," to me so dear and sweet, in which I was forth grown ; and more kindly love have I to that place, than to any other in earth ; as every kindly creature hath full appetite to that place of his kindly engendure, and to wiln...
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Sketches of English Literature from the Fourteenth to the Present Century

Clara Lucas Balfour - 1852 - 404 pages
...been London. " The City of London, that is to me so dear and sweet, in which I was forthgrown : — -and more kindly love have I to that place than to any other in earth (as every kindly creature hath full appetite to that place of his kindly ingendure)." The rank...
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Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1854
...which he afterwards became famous. 2 ' Also the citye of London, that is to me so dere and swete, in ji which I was forth growen ; and more kindly love have I to that place , than to any other in yerth, as every kindly creture hath full appetite to that place of his kindly engendrure.' — Testament...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 32

1856
...: — ' Also the city of ' London, that is to me so dear and sweet, in which I was first ' grown ; and more kindly love have I to that place than to any •' other on earth, as every creature hath full appetite to the ' place of his kindly engendrure.' From a passage...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 3

1860
...name — Chaucer — is decidedly Norman inform, and it occurs in Battel Abbey Roll, — a list of the men of note who accompanied William the Conqueror...kindly engendure — and to virtue, rest, and peace inthatstedeto abide." The date of his birth, 1328, has been usually construed from the inscription,...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1860
..."the Citye of London," which, he says, " is to me so dere and swotę, in which I was forth growcn ; and more kindly love have I to that place than to...from the inscription, said to have been placed on the earliest monument, which asserted that he " died in 1400, aged 72 ;" and though an attempt has...
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