Treasure Island

Geoffrey Chaucer

(c. 1343 – 25 October 1400 / London, England)

A Ballad Sent to King Richard


Sometime this world was so steadfast and stable,
That man's word was held obligation;
And now it is so false and deceivable,
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  • Ian Fraser (12/2/2009 11:14:00 AM)

    A very famous poem though one sadly almost lost nowadays. Chaucer's language is surprisingly direct, even blunt. Writers have been executed for less. (Report) Reply

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