See also Geoffrey Chaucer, 'The Pardoner's Tale': 'And right anon thanne comen tombesteres / Fetys and smale, and yonge frutesteres, / Syngeres with harpes, baudes, wafereres, / Whiche been the verray
develes officeres / To kyndle and blowe the fyr of lecherye, / That is annexed unto glotonye'.
Dido, similar to Cleopatra's sentiments, sees Aeneas as "a verray
gentil man" (1068).
By certayne singnes here may men see, How that thou art Goddis Sone verray
AddDJP: [??]is rest men mowe fynde and haue be verray
Hoccleve's speaker concludes laconically about those who flatter him for his cash (and perhaps even about Prentys and Arondel), "I was the welcomere algate/And for a verray
gentil man yholde" (183-84).
I se wel that ye han of my distresse Compassioun, my faire Canacee, Of verray
wommanly benignytee That Nature in youre principles hath set.
While you are reading, say, Chaucer, a verray
, parfit gentil
es a haly prophete and a VERRAY
in worde and in dede.
3) 8.1198) (a1398) Pure and verray
bawme or balsamum may not be suffred in be hond if the sonne come berto.
mon tres loyal ami, Quant verray
je la journee Que voye la retournee De vous que je tant desir Et sans qui je n'ay plaisir!
Who wrote the words: "He was a verray
, parfit gentil knyght."?
The case for Theseus' victory over anger finds its best support in Theseus' response to the two knights dueling in the grove; and in his decision not to execute them for defying his authority, but to create an amphitheater in which their dispute can be settled by law: The queene anon, for verray
wommanhede, Gan for to wepe, and so dide Emelye, And alle the ladyes in the compaignye....