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Quotation by Geoffrey Chaucer
This world nys but a thurghfare ful of wo,
And we been pilgrymes, passynge to and fro;
Deeth is an ende of every worldly soore.
Geoffrey Chaucer (1340–1400), British poet. The Canterbury Tales, Egeus, in "The Knight's Tale," l. 2847-9 (c. 1387-1400), repr. In The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. Alfred W. Pollard, et al. (1898).
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