I had most need of blessing, and "Amen" Stuck in my throat. The point is that you can't be too greedy. Certes, they been lyk to houndes, for an hound whan he comth by the roser, or by other bushes, though he may nat pisse, yet wole he heve up his leg and make a contenaunce to pisse.
Geoffrey Chaucer (1340–1400), British poet, and Tony Schwartz. "Parson's Tale: Sequitur de Luxuria," sect. 855, The Canterbury Tales, published in The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. Alfred W. Pollard, et al. (1898).