The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Found Records:
Chaucer, Geoffrey, Canterbury Tales, R. Pynson, [1492]
1.   A merchant whilom dwelled at Saint-Denis
Geoffrey Chaucer: Shipman’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 120-57
2.   A poor widow somedeal stoop in age
Geoffrey Chaucer: Nun’s Priest’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 142-54
3.   A prentice whilom dwelt in our city
Geoffrey Chaucer: Cook’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 145-49
4.   At Trumpington not far fro Cantebridge
Geoffrey Chaucer: Reeve’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 724-57
5.   At Sarai in the land of Tartary
Geoffrey Chaucer: Squire’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 725-56
6.   By that the Manciple had his tale all ended
Geoffrey Chaucer: Parson’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 941-46
7.   Experience though none auctoritee
Geoffrey Chaucer: Wife of Bath’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 1242-57
8.   Ho quod the Knight good sir no more of this
Geoffrey Chaucer: Nun’s Priest’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 2033-49
9.   I will bewail in manner of tragedy
Geoffrey Chaucer: Monk’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 2316-54
10.   In Armorica that called is Brittany
Geoffrey Chaucer: Franklin’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 2476-56
11.   In faith Squire thou hast thee well I-quit
Geoffrey Chaucer: ‘Squire-Franklin Link’
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 2499-36
12.   In Flanders whilom was a company
Geoffrey Chaucer: Pardoner’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 2502-56
13.   In Syria whilom dwelt a company
Geoffrey Chaucer: Man of Law’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 2587-63
14.   In the old days of King Arthur
Geoffrey Chaucer: Wife of Bath’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 2618-57
15.   Listen lords in good entent
Geoffrey Chaucer: Sir Thopas
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 3097-56
16.   Lordings quod he in churches when I preach
Geoffrey Chaucer: Pardoner’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 3251-55
17.   Lordings there is in Yorkshire as I guess
Geoffrey Chaucer: Sommoner’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 3255-58
18.   No more of this for Gods dignity
Geoffrey Chaucer: ‘Thopas-Melibee Link’
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 3700-51
19.   O hateful harm condition of poverty
Geoffrey Chaucer: Man of Law’s Prologe
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 3929-55
20.   O Lord Our Lord Thy name how marvelous
Geoffrey Chaucer: Prioress’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 3970-62
21.   Our Host gan to swear as he were wood
Geoffrey Chaucer: ‘Physician-Pardoner Link’
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 4314-48
22.   Our Host saw well that the bright sun
Geoffrey Chaucer: Introduction to the Man of Law’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 4315-56
23.   Sir Clerk of Oxenford our Host said
Geoffrey Chaucer: Clerk’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 4860-57
24.   Sir Nuns Priest our Host said anon
Geoffrey Chaucer: ‘Nun’s Priest’s Epilogue’
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 4870-11
25.   The Cook of London while the Reve spake
Geoffrey Chaucer: Cook’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 5238-48
26.   The minister and nourice unto vices
Geoffrey Chaucer: Second Nun’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 5405-58
27.   There is at the west side of Italy
Geoffrey Chaucer: Clerk’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 5573-64
28.   There was as telleth Titus Livius
Geoffrey Chaucer: Physician’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 5599-55
29.   There was in Asia in a great city
Geoffrey Chaucer: Prioress’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 5601-64
30.   These old gentle Bretons in their days
Geoffrey Chaucer: Franklin’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 5617-49
31.   This maiden bright Cecilia as her life sayeth
Geoffrey Chaucer: Second Nun’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 5729.4-57
32.   This Summoner in his stirrups high stood
Geoffrey Chaucer: Sommoner’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 5756-53
33.   This worthy Clerk when ended was his tale
Geoffrey Chaucer: ‘Clerk’s Endlink’
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 5801-26
34.   This worthy limiter this noble Friar
Geoffrey Chaucer: Friar’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 5802-53
35.   Weeping and wailing care and other sorrow
Geoffrey Chaucer: Merchant’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6185-25
36.   Well said by corpus dominus quod our Host
Geoffrey Chaucer: ‘Shipman-Prioress Link’
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6206-53
37.   When ended was my tale of Melibee
Geoffrey Chaucer: Monk’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6295-50
38.   When ended was the life of Saint Cecilia
Geoffrey Chaucer: Canon’s Yeoman’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6296-49
39.   When folk had laughen at this nice cas
Geoffrey Chaucer: Reeve’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6307-53
40.   When Phoebus dwelled here in this earth adown
Geoffrey Chaucer: Manciple’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6390-52
41.   When said was all this miracle every man
Geoffrey Chaucer: Prologue to Sir Thopas
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6401-51
42.   When that April with his showers soot
Geoffrey Chaucer: Canterbury Tales
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6414-68
43.   When that April with his showers soot
Geoffrey Chaucer: General Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6415-52
44.   When that the Knight had thus his tale I-told
Geoffrey Chaucer: Knight-Miller Link
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6427-57
45.   Whilom as old stories tellen us
Geoffrey Chaucer: Knight’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6530-59
46.   Whilom there was dwelling in Lombardy
Geoffrey Chaucer: Merchant’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6535-53
47.   Whilom there was dwelling in my country
Geoffrey Chaucer: Friar’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6536-57
48.   Whilom there was dwelling in Oxenford
Geoffrey Chaucer: Miller’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6537-57
49.   Whosoever on this book do read
To the reader — one stanza rhyme royal following the colophon
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6661-1
50.   Wit ye not where there stands a little town
Geoffrey Chaucer: Manciple’s Prologue
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6711-47
51.   With this chanon I dwelt have seven year
Geoffrey Chaucer: Canon’s Yeoman’s Tale
Printed Book: STC5084 Witness 6753-50