The Canterbury Tales: The Second Nun's Tale
And though men dradded nevere for to dye,
Yet seen men wel by resoun, doutelees,
That ydelnesse is roten slogardye.
(15 - 17)
'And thow Valerian, for thow so soone
Assentedest to good conseil also,
Sey what thee list, and thou shalt han thy boone.'
(232 - 234)
'Whoso that troweth, nat this, a beest he is,'
Quod tho Tiburce, 'if that I shal nat lye.'
And she gan kisse his brest, that herde this,
And was ful glad he koude trouthe espye.
(288 - 291)