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Boold was hir face, and fair, and reed of hewe.
She was a worthy womman al hir lyve.
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With us ther was a doctour of phisik;
In al this world ne was ther noon hym lik,
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She was a worthy womman al hir lyve:
Housbondes at chirche dore she hadde fyve,
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Experience, though noon auctoritee
Were in this world, were right ynogh to me
To speke of wo that is in mariage.
Ye wise wives, that conne understonde,
Thus sholde ye speke and bere him wrong on honde--
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I cannot speke and loke lyke a saynct,
Use wiles for witt and make deceyt a pleasure,
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