„But yet that holden this tale a folly,
As of a fox, or of a cock and hen,
Taketh the morality, good men.
For Saint Paul saith that all that written is,
To our doctrine it is y-writ, ywis;
Taketh the fruit, and let the chaff be still.“

—  Geoffrey Chaucer, libro I racconti di Canterbury

The Nun's Priest's Tale, l. 672-677
The Canterbury Tales

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scrittore, poeta, cantante, burocrate e diplomatico inglese 1343 - 1400

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