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Quotation by Geoffrey Chaucer
She was a worthy womman al hir lyve:
Housbondes at chirche dore she hadde fyve,
Withouten oother compaignye in youthe,
But thereof nedeth nat to speke as nowthe.
Geoffrey Chaucer (1340–1400), British poet. The Canterbury Tales, "General Prologue," l. 459-62 (1387-1400), repr. In The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. Alfred W. Pollard, et al. (1898).
Referring to the Wife of Bath.
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