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My fadres graunt if that I so withstode,
Sin she is chaunged for the tounes goode.

`I have eek thought, so it were hir assent,
To aske hir at my fader, of his grace; 555
Than thenke I, this were hir accusement,
Sin wel I woot I may hir not purchace.
For sin my fader, in so heigh a place
As parlement, hath hir eschaunge enseled,
He nil for me his lettre be repeled. 560

`Yet drede I most hir herte to pertourbe
With violence, if I do swich a game;
For if I wolde it openly distourbe,
It moste been disclaundre to hir name.
And me were lever deed than hir defame, 565
As nolde god but-if I sholde have
Hir honour lever than my lyf to save!

`Thus am I lost, for ought that I can see;
For certeyn is, sin that I am hir knight,
I moste hir honour levere han than me 570
In every cas, as lovere oughte of right.
Thus am I with desyr and reson twight;
Desyr for to destourben hir me redeth,
And reson nil not, so myn herte dredeth.'

Thus wepinge that he coude never cesse, 575
He seyde, `Allas! How shal I, wrecche, fare?
For wel fele I alwey my love encresse,
And hope is lasse and lasse alwey, Pandare!
Encressen eek the causes of my care;
So wel-a-wey, why nil myn herte breste? 580
For, as in love, ther is but litel reste.'

Pandare answerde, `Freend, thou mayst, for me,
Don as thee list; but hadde ich it so hote,
And thyn estat, she sholde go with me;
Though al this toun cryede on this thing by note, 585
I nolde sette at al that noyse a grote.
For when men han wel cryed, than wol they roune;
A wonder last but nyne night never in toune.

`Devyne not in reson ay so depe
Ne curteysly, but help thy-self anoon; 590
Bet is that othere than thy-selven wepe,
And namely, sin ye two been al oon.
Rys up, for by myn heed, she shal not goon;
And rather be in blame a lyte y-founde
Than sterve here as a gnat, with-oute wounde. 595

`It is no shame un-to yow, ne no vyce
Hir to with-holden, that ye loveth most.
Paraunter, she mighte holden thee for nyce
To lete hir go thus to the Grekes ost.
Thenk eek Fortune, as wel thy-selven wost, 600
Helpeth hardy man to his enpryse,
And weyveth wrecches, for hir cowardyse.

`And though thy lady wolde a litel hir greve,
Thou shalt thy pees ful wel here-after make,
But as for me, certayn, I can not leve 605
That she wolde it as now for yvel take.
Why sholde than for ferd thyn herte quake?
Thenk eek how Paris hath, that is thy brother,
A love; and why shaltow not have another?

`And Troilus, o thing I dar thee swere, 610
That if Criseyde, whiche that is thy leef,
Now loveth thee as wel as thou dost here,
God helpe me so, she nil nat take a-greef,
Though thou do bote a-noon in this mischeef.
And if she wilneth fro thee for to passe, 615
Thanne is she fals; so love hir wel the lasse.

`For-thy tak herte, and thenk, right as a knight,
Thourgh love is broken alday every lawe.
Kyth now sumwhat thy corage and thy might,
Have mercy on thy-self, for any awe. 620
Lat not this wrecched wo thin herte gnawe,
But manly set the world on sixe and sevene;
And, if thou deye a martir, go to hevene.

`I wol my-self be with thee at this dede,
Though ich and al my kin, up-on a stounde, 625
Shulle in a strete as dogges liggen dede,
Thourgh-girt with many a wyd and blody wounde.
In every cas I wol a freend be founde.
And if thee list here sterven as a wrecche,
A-dieu, the devel spede him that it recche!' 630

This Troilus gan with tho wordes quiken,
And seyde, `Freend, graunt mercy, ich assente;
But certaynly thou mayst not me so priken,
Ne peyne noon ne may me so tormente,
That, for no cas, it is not myn entente, 635
At shorte wordes, though I dyen sholde,
To ravisshe hir, but-if hir-self it wolde.'

`Why, so mene I,' quod Pandarus, `al this day.
But tel me than, hastow hir wil assayed,
That sorwest thus?' And he answerde, `Nay.'
`Wher-of artow,' quod Pandare, `than a-mayed, 640
That nost not that she wol ben y-vel apayed
To ravisshe hir, sin thou hast not ben there,
But-if that Iove tolde it in thyn ere?

`For-thy rys up, as nought ne were, anoon, 645
And wash thy face, and to the king thou wende,
Or he may wondren whider thou art goon.
Thou most with wisdom him and othere blende;
Or, up-on cas, he may after thee sende
Er thou be war; and shortly, brother dere, 650
Be glad, and lat me werke in this matere.

`For I shal shape it so, that sikerly
Thou shalt this night som tyme, in som manere,
Com speke with thy lady prevely,
And by hir wordes eek, and by hir chere, 655
Thou shalt ful sone aperceyve and wel here
Al hir entente, and in this cas the beste;
And fare now wel, for in this point I reste.'

The swifte Fame, whiche that false thinges
Egal reporteth lyk the thinges trewe, 660
Was thorugh-out Troye y-fled with preste winges
Fro man to man, and made this tale al newe,
How Calkas doughter, with hir brighte hewe,
At parlement, with-oute wordes more,
I-graunted was in chaunge of Antenore. 665

The whiche tale anoon-right as Criseyde
Had herd, she, which that of hir fader roughte,
As in this cas, right nought, ne whanne he deyde,
Ful bisily to Iuppiter bisoughte
Yeve hem mischaunce that this tretis broughte. 670
But shortly, lest thise tales sothe were,
She dorste at no wight asken it, for fere.

As she that hadde hir herte and al hir minde
On Troilus y-set so wonder faste,
That al this world ne mighte hir love unbinde, 675
Ne Troilus out of hir herte caste;
She wol ben his, whyl that hir lyf may laste.
And thus she brenneth bothe in love and drede,
So that she niste what was best to rede.

But as men seen in toune, and al aboute, 680
That wommen usen frendes to visyte,
So to Criseyde of wommen com a route
For pitous Ioye, and wenden hir delyte;
And with hir tales, dere y-nough a myte,
These wommen, whiche that in the cite dwelle, 685
They sette hem doun, and seyde as I shal telle.

Quod first that oon, `I am glad, trewely,
By-cause of yow, that shal your fader see.'
A-nother seyde, `Y-wis, so nam not I,
For al to litel hath she with us be.' 690
Quod tho the thridde, `I hope, y-wis, that she
Shal bringen us the pees on every syde,
That, whan she gooth, almighty god hir gyde!'

Tho wordes and tho wommanisshe thinges,
She herde hem right as though she thennes were; 695
For, god it wot, hir herte on other thing is,
Although the body sat among hem there.
Hir advertence is alwey elles-where;
For Troilus ful faste hir soule soughte;
With-outen word, alwey on him she thoughte. 700

Thise wommen, that thus wenden hir to plese,
Aboute nought gonne alle hir tales spende;
Swich vanitee ne can don hir non ese,
As she that, al this mene whyle. brende
Of other passioun than that they wende, 705
So that she felte almost hir herte deye
For wo, and wery of that companye.

For which no lenger mighte she restreyne
Hir teres, so they gonnen up to welle,
That yaven signes of the bitter peyne 710
In whiche hir spirit was, and moste dwelle;
Remembring hir, fro heven unto which helle
She fallen was, sith she forgoth the sighte
Of Troilus, and sorowfully she sighte.

And thilke foles sittinge hir aboute 715
Wenden, that she wepte and syked sore
By-cause that she sholde out of that route
Departe, and never pleye with hem more.
And they that hadde y-knowen hir of yore
Seye hir so wepe, and thoughte it kindenesse, 720
And eche of hem wepte eek for hir destresse;

And bisily they gonnen hir conforten
Of thing, god wot, on which she litel thoughte;
And with hir tales wenden hir disporten,
And to be glad they often hir bisoughte. 725
But swich an ese ther-with they hir wroughte
Right as a man is esed for to fele,
For ache of heed, to clawen him on his hele!

But after al this nyce vanitee
They took hir leve, and hoom they wenten alle. 730
Criseyde, ful of sorweful pitee,
In-to hir chaumbre up wente out of the halle,
And on hir bed she gan for deed to falle,
In purpos never thennes for to ryse;
And thus she wroughte, as I shal yow devyse. 735

Hir ounded heer, that sonnish was of hewe,
She rente, and eek hir fingres longe and smale
She wrong ful ofte, and bad god on hir rewe,
And with the deeth to doon bote on hir bale.
Hir hewe, whylom bright, that tho was pale, 740
Bar witnes of hir wo and hir constreynte;
And thus she spak, sobbinge, in hir compleynte:

`Alas!' quod she, `out of this regioun
I, woful wrecche and infortuned wight,
And born in corsed constellacioun, 745
Mot goon, and thus departen fro my knight;
Wo worth, allas! That ilke dayes light
On which I saw him first with eyen tweyne,
That causeth me, and I him, al this peyne!'

Therwith the teres from hir eyen two 750
Doun fille, as shour in Aperill ful swythe;
Hir whyte brest she bet, and for the wo
After the deeth she cryed a thousand sythe,
Sin he that wont hir wo was for to lythe,
She mot for-goon; for which disaventure 755
She held hir-self a forlost creature.

She seyde, `How shal he doon, and I also?
How sholde I live, if that I from him twinne?
O dere herte eek, that I love so,
Who shal that sorwe sleen that ye ben inne? 760
O Calkas, fader, thyn be al this sinne!
O moder myn, that cleped were Argyve,
Wo worth that day that thou me bere on lyve!

`To what fyn sholde I live and sorwen thus?
How sholde a fish with-oute water dure? 765
What is Criseyde worth, from Troilus?
How sholde a plaunte or lyves creature
Live, with-oute his kinde noriture?
For which ful oft a by-word here I seye,
That "rotelees, mot grene sone deye." 770

`I shal don thus, sin neither swerd ne darte
Dar I non handle, for the crueltee,
That ilke day that I from yow departe,
If sorwe of that nil not my bane be,
Than shal no mete or drinke come in me 775
Til I my soule out of my breste unshethe;
And thus my-selven wol I do to dethe.

`And, Troilus, my clothes everichoon
Shul blake been, in tokeninge, herte swete,
That I am as out of this world agoon, 780
That wont was yow to setten in quiete;
And of myn ordre, ay til deeth me mete,
The observaunce ever, in your absence,
Shal sorwe been, compleynte, and abstinence.

`Myn herte and eek the woful goost ther-inne 785
Biquethe I, with your spirit to compleyne
Eternally, for they shal never twinne.
For though in erthe y-twinned be we tweyne,
Yet in the feld of pitee, out of peyne,
That hight Elysos, shul we been y-fere, 790
As Orpheus and Erudice, his fere.

`Thus, herte myn, for Antenor, allas!
I sone shal be chaunged, as I wene.
But how shul ye don in this sorwful cas,
How shal youre tendre herte this sustene? 795
But herte myn, for-yet this sorwe and tene,
And me also; for, soothly for to seye,
So ye wel fare, I recche not to deye.'

How mighte it ever y-red ben or y-songe,
The pleynte that she made in hir distresse? 800
I noot; but, as for me, my litel tonge,
If I discreven wolde hir hevinesse,
It sholde make hir sorwe seme lesse
Than that it was, and childishly deface
Hir heigh compleynte, and therfore I it pace. 805

Pandare, which that sent from Troilus
Was to Criseyde, as ye han herd devyse,
That for the beste it was accorded thus,
And he ful glad to doon him that servyse,
Un-to Criseyde, in a ful secree wyse, 810
Ther-as she lay in torment and in rage,
Com hir to telle al hoolly his message,

And fond that she hir-selven gan to trete
Ful pitously; for with hir salte teres
Hir brest, hir face, y-bathed was ful wete; 815
The mighty tresses of hir sonnish heres,
Unbroyden, hangen al aboute hir eres;
Which yaf him verray signal of martyre
Of deeth, which that hir herte gan desyre.

Whan she him saw, she gan for sorwe anoon 820
Hir tery face a-twixe hir armes hide,
For which this Pandare is so wo bi-goon,
That in the hous he mighte unnethe abyde,
As he that pitee felte on every syde.
For if Criseyde hadde erst compleyned sore, 825
Tho gan she pleyne a thousand tymes more.

And in hir aspre pleynte than she seyde,
`Pandare first of Ioyes mo than two
Was cause causinge un-to me, Criseyde,
That now transmuwed been in cruel wo. 830
Wher shal I seye to yow "wel come" or no,
That alderfirst me broughte in-to servyse
Of love, allas! That endeth in swich wyse?

`Endeth than love in wo? Ye, or men lyeth!
And alle worldly blisse, as thinketh me. 835
The ende of blisse ay sorwe it occupyeth;
And who-so troweth not that it so be,
Lat him upon me, woful wrecche, y-see,
That my-self hate, and ay my birthe acorse,
Felinge alwey, fro wikke I go to worse. 840

`Who-so me seeth, he seeth sorwe al at ones,
Peyne, torment, pleynte, wo, distresse.
Out of my woful body harm ther noon is,
As anguish, langour, cruel bitternesse,
A-noy, smert, drede, fury, and eek siknesse. 845
I trowe, y-wis, from hevene teres reyne,
For pitee of myn aspre and cruel peyne! '

`And thou, my suster, ful of discomfort,'
Quod Pandarus, `what thenkestow to do?
Why ne hastow to thy-selven som resport, 850
Why woltow thus thy-selve, allas, for-do?
Leef al this werk and tak now hede to
That I shal seyn, and herkne, of good entente,
This, which by me thy Troilus thee sente.'

Torned hir tho Criseyde, a wo makinge 855
So greet that it a deeth was for to see: --
`Allas!' quod she, `what wordes may ye bringe?
What wol my dere herte seyn to me,
Which that I drede never-mo to see?
Wol he have pleynte or teres, er I wende? 860
I have y-nowe, if he ther-after sende!'

She was right swich to seen in hir visage
As is that wight that men on bere binde;
Hir face, lyk of Paradys the image,
Was al y-chaunged in another kinde. 865
The pleye, the laughtre men was wont to finde
On hir, and eek hir Ioyes everychone,
Ben fled, and thus lyth now Criseyde allone.

Aboute hir eyen two a purpre ring
Bi-trent, in sothfast tokninge of hir peyne, 870
That to biholde it was a dedly thing,
For which Pandare mighte not restreyne
The teres from his eyen for to reyne.
But nathelees, as he best mighte, he seyde
From Troilus thise wordes to Criseyde. 875

`Lo, nece, I trowe ye han herd al how
The king, with othere lordes, for the beste,
Hath mad eschaunge of Antenor and yow,
That cause is of this sorwe and this unreste.
But how this cas doth Troilus moleste, 880
That may non erthely mannes tonge seye;
For verray wo his wit is al aweye.

`For which we han so sorwed, he and I,
That in-to litel bothe it hadde us slawe;
But thurgh my conseil this day, fynally, 885
He somwhat is fro weping now with-drawe.
And semeth me that he desyreth fawe
With yow to been al night, for to devyse
Remede in this, if ther were any wyse.

`This, short and pleyne, theffect of my message, 890
As ferforth as my wit can comprehende.
For ye, that been of torment in swich rage,
May to no long prologe as now entende;
And her-upon ye may answere him sende.
And, for the love of god, my nece dere, 895
So leef this wo er Troilus be here.'

`Gret is my wo,' quod she, and sighte sore,
As she that feleth dedly sharp distresse;
`But yet to me his sorwe is muchel more,
That love him bet than he him-self, I gesse. 900
Allas! For me hath he swich hevinesse?
Can he for me so pitously compleyne?
Y-wis, his sorwe doubleth al my peyne.

`Grevous to me, god wot, is for to twinne,'
Quod she, `but yet it hardere is to me 905
To seen that sorwe which that he is inne;
For wel wot I, it wol my bane be;
And deye I wol in certayn,' tho quod she;
`But bidde him come, er deeth, that thus me threteth,
Dryve out that goost which in myn herte beteth.' 910

Thise wordes seyd, she on hir armes two
Fil gruf, and gan to wepe pitously.
Quod Pandarus, `Allas! Why do ye so,
Syn wel ye woot the tyme is faste by,
That he shal come? Arys up hastely, 915
That he yow nat biwopen thus ne finde,
But ye wol have him wood out of his minde!

`For wiste he that ye ferde in this manere,
He wolde him-selve slee; and if I wende
To han this fare, he sholde not come here 920
For al the good that Pryam may despende.
For to what fyn he wolde anoon pretende,
That knowe I wel; and for-thy yet I seye,
So leef this sorwe, or platly he wol deye.

`And shapeth yow his sorwe for to abregge, 925
And nought encresse, leve nece swete;
Beth rather to him cause of flat than egge,
And with som wysdom ye his sorwes bete.
What helpeth it to wepen ful a strete,
Or though ye bothe in salte teres dreynte? 930
Bet is a tyme of cure ay than of pleynte.

`I mene thus; whan I him hider bringe,
Sin ye ben wyse, and bothe of oon assent,
So shapeth how distourbe your goinge,
Or come ayen, sone after ye be went. 935
Wommen ben wyse in short avysement;
And lat sen how your wit shal now avayle;
And what that I may helpe, it shal not fayle.'

`Go,' quod Criseyde, `and uncle, trewely,
I shal don al my might, me to restreyne 940
From weping in his sighte, and bisily,
Him for to glade, I shal don al my peyne,
And in myn herte seken every veyne;
If to this soor ther may be founden salve,
It shal not lakken, certain, on myn halve.' 945

Goth Pandarus, and Troilus he soughte,
Til in a temple he fond him allone,
As he that of his lyf no lenger roughte;
But to the pitouse goddes everichone
Ful tendrely he preyde, and made his mone, 950
To doon him sone out of this world to pace;
For wel he thoughte ther was non other grace.

And shortly, al the sothe for to seye,
He was so fallen in despeyr that day,
That outrely he shoop him for to deye. 955
For right thus was his argument alwey:
He seyde, he nas but loren, waylawey!
`For al that comth, comth by necessitee;
Thus to be lorn, it is my destinee.

`For certaynly, this wot I wel,' he seyde, 960
`That for-sight of divyne purveyaunce
Hath seyn alwey me to for-gon Criseyde,
Sin god seeth every thing, out of doutaunce,
And hem disponeth, thourgh his ordenaunce,
In hir merytes sothly for to be, 965
As they shul comen by predestinee.

`But nathelees, allas! Whom shal I leve?
For ther ben grete clerkes many oon,
That destinee thorugh argumentes preve;
And som men seyn that nedely ther is noon; 970
But that free chois is yeven us everichoon.
O, welaway! So sleye arn clerkes olde,
That I not whos opinion I may holde.

`For som men seyn, if god seth al biforn,
Ne god may not deceyved ben, pardee, 975
Than moot it fallen, though men hadde it sworn,
That purveyaunce hath seyn bifore to be.
Wherfor I seye, that from eterne if he
Hath wist biforn our thought eek as our dede,
We have no free chois, as these clerkes rede. 980

`For other thought nor other dede also
Might never be, but swich as purveyaunce,
Which may not ben deceyved never-mo,
Hath feled biforn, with-outen ignoraunce.
For if ther mighte been a variaunce 985
To wrythen out fro goddes purveyinge,
Ther nere no prescience of thing cominge;

`But it were rather an opinioun
Uncerteyn, and no stedfast forseinge;
And certes, that were an abusioun, 990
That god shuld han no parfit cleer witinge
More than we men that han doutous weninge.
But swich an errour up-on god to gesse
Were fals and foul, and wikked corsednesse.

`Eek this is an opinioun of somme 995
That han hir top ful heighe and smothe y-shore;
They seyn right thus, that thing is not to come
For that the prescience hath seyn bifore
That it shal come; but they seyn that therfore
That it shal come, therfore the purveyaunce 1000
Wot it biforn with-outen ignoraunce;

`And in this manere this necessitee
Retorneth in his part contrarie agayn.
For needfully bihoveth it not to be
That thilke thinges fallen in certayn 1005
That ben purveyed; but nedely, as they seyn,
Bihoveth it that thinges, whiche that falle,
That they in certayn ben purveyed alle.

`I mene as though I laboured me in this,
To enqueren which thing cause of which thing be; 1010
As whether that the prescience of god is
The certayn cause of the necessitee
Of thinges that to comen been, pardee;
Or if necessitee of thing cominge
Be cause certeyn of the purveyinge. 1015

`But now ne enforce I me nat in shewinge
How the ordre of causes stant; but wel wot I,
That it bihoveth that the bifallinge
Of thinges wist biforen certeynly
Be necessarie, al seme it not ther-by 1020
That prescience put falling necessaire
To thing to come, al falle it foule or faire.

`For if ther sit a man yond on a see,
Than by necessitee bihoveth it
That, certes, thyn opinioun soth be, 1025
That wenest or coniectest that he sit;
And ferther-over now ayenward yit,
Lo, right so it is of the part contrarie,
As thus; (now herkne, for I wol not tarie):

`I seye, that if the opinioun of thee 1030
Be sooth, for that he sit, than seye I this,
That he mot sitten by necessitee;
And thus necessitee in either is.
For in him nede of sittinge is, y-wis,
And in thee nede of sooth; and thus, forsothe, 1035
Ther moot necessitee ben in yow bothe.

`But thou mayst seyn, the man sit not therfore,
That thyn opinioun of sitting soth is;
But rather, for the man sit ther bifore,
Therfore is thyn opinioun sooth, y-wis. 1040
And I seye, though the cause of sooth of this
Comth of his sitting, yet necessitee
Is entrechaunged, bothe in him and thee.

`Thus on this same wyse, out of doutaunce,
I may wel maken, as it semeth me, 1045
My resoninge of goddes purveyaunce,
And of the thinges that to comen be;
By whiche reson men may wel y-see,
That thilke thinges that in erthe falle,
That by necessitee they comen alle. 1050

`For al-though that, for thing shal come, y-wis,
Therfore is it purveyed, certaynly,
Nat that it comth for it purveyed is:
Yet nathelees, bihoveth it nedfully,
That thing to come be purveyed, trewely; 1055
Or elles, thinges that purveyed be,
That they bityden by necessitee.

`And this suffyseth right y-now, certeyn,
For to destroye our free chois every del. --
But now is this abusion, to seyn, 1060
That fallinge of the thinges temporel
Is cause of goddes prescience eternel.
Now trewely, that is a fals sentence,
That thing to come sholde cause his prescience.

`What mighte I wene, and I hadde swich a thought, 1065
But that god purveyth thing that is to come
For that it is to come, and elles nought?
So mighte I wene that thinges alle and some,
That whylom been bifalle and over-come,
Ben cause of thilke sovereyn purveyaunce, 1070
That for-wot al with-outen ignoraunce.

`And over al this, yet seye I more herto,
That right as whan I woot ther is a thing,
Y-wis, that thing mot nedefully be so;
Eek right so, whan I woot a thing coming, 1075
So mot it come; and thus the bifalling
Of thinges that ben wist bifore the tyde,
They mowe not been eschewed on no syde.'

Than seyde he thus, `Almighty Iove in trone,
That wost of al this thing the soothfastnesse, 1080
Rewe on my sorwe, or do me deye sone,
Or bring Criseyde and me fro this distresse.'
And whyl he was in al this hevinesse,
Disputinge with him-self in this matere,
Com Pandare in, and seyde as ye may here. 1085

`O mighty god,' quod Pandarus, `in trone,
Ey! Who seigh ever a wys man faren so?
Why, Troilus, what thenkestow to done?
Hastow swich lust to been thyn owene fo?
What, parde, yet is not Criseyde a-go! 1090
Why list thee so thy-self for-doon for drede,
That in thyn heed thyn eyen semen dede?

`Hastow not lived many a yeer biforn
With-outen hir, and ferd ful wel at ese?
Artow for hir and for non other born? 1095
Hath kinde thee wroughte al-only hir to plese?
Lat be, and thenk right thus in thy disese.
That, in the dees right as ther fallen chaunces,
Right so in love, ther come and goon plesaunces.

`And yet this is a wonder most of alle, 1100
Why thou thus sorwest, sin thou nost not yit,
Touching hir goinge, how that it shal falle,
Ne if she can hir-self distorben it.
Thou hast not yet assayed al hir wit.
A man may al by tyme his nekke bede 1105
Whan it shal of, and sorwen at the nede.

`For-thy take hede of that that I shal seye;
I have with hir y-spoke and longe y-be,
So as accorded was bitwixe us tweye.
And ever-mor me thinketh thus, that she 1110
Hath som-what in hir hertes prevetee,
Wher-with she can, if I shal right arede,
Distorbe al this, of which thou art in drede.

`For which my counseil is, whan it is night,
Thou to hir go, and make of this an ende; 1115
And blisful Iuno, thourgh hir grete mighte,
Shal, as I hope, hir grace un-to us sende.
Myn herte seyth, "Certeyn, she shal not wende;"
And for-thy put thyn herte a whyle in reste;
And hold this purpos, for it is the beste.' 1120

This Troilus answerde, and sighte sore,
`Thou seyst right wel, and I wil do right so;'
And what him liste, he seyde un-to it more.
And whan that it was tyme for to go,
Ful prevely him-self, with-outen mo, 1125
Un-to hir com, as he was wont to done;
And how they wroughte, I shal yow telle sone.

Soth is, that whan they gonne first to mete,
So gan the peyne hir hertes for to twiste,
That neither of hem other mighte grete, 1130
But hem in armes toke and after kiste.
The lasse wofulle of hem bothe niste
Wher that he was, ne mighte o word out-bringe,
As I seyde erst, for wo and for sobbinge.

Tho woful teres that they leten falle 1135
As bittre weren, out of teres kinde,
For peyne, as is ligne aloes or galle.
So bittre teres weep nought, as I finde,
The woful Myrra through the bark and rinde.
That in this world ther nis so hard an herte, 1140
That nolde han rewed on hir peynes smerte.

But whan hir woful wery gostes tweyne
Retorned been ther-as hem oughte dwelle,
And that som-what to wayken gan the peyne
By lengthe of pleynte, and ebben gan the welle 1145
Of hire teres, and the herte unswelle,
With broken voys, al hoors for-shright, Criseyde
To Troilus thise ilke wordes seyde:

`O Iove, I deye, and mercy I beseche!
Help, Troilus!' And ther-with-al hir face 1150
Upon his brest she leyde, and loste speche;
Hir woful spirit from his propre place,
Right with the word, alwey up poynt to pace.
And thus she lyth with hewes pale and grene,
That whylom fresh and fairest was to sene. 1155

This Troilus, that on hir gan biholde,
Clepinge hir name, (and she lay as for deed,
With-oute answere, and felte hir limes colde,
Hir eyen throwen upward to hir heed),
This sorwful man can now noon other reed, 1160
But ofte tyme hir colde mouth he kiste;
Wher him was wo, god and him-self it wiste!

He rist him up, and long streight he hir leyde;
For signe of lyf, for ought he can or may,
Can he noon finde in no-thing on Criseyde, 1165
For which his song ful ofte is `weylaway!'
But whan he saugh that specheles she lay,
With sorwful voys and herte of blisse al bare,
He seyde how she was fro this world y-fare!

So after that he longe hadde hir compleyned, 1170
His hondes wrong, and seyde that was to seye,
And with his teres salte hir brest bireyned,
He gan tho teris wypen of ful dreye,
And pitously gan for the soule preye,
And seyde, `O lord, that set art in thy trone, 1175
Rewe eek on me, for I shal folwe hir sone!'

She cold was and with-outen sentement,
For aught he woot, for breeth ne felte he noon;
And this was him a preignant argument
That she was forth out of this world agoon; 1180
And whan he seigh ther was non other woon,
He gan hir limes dresse in swich manere
As men don hem that shul be leyd on bere.

And after this, with sterne and cruel herte,
His swerd a-noon out of his shethe he twighte, 1185
Him-self to sleen, how sore that him smerte,
So that his sowle hir sowle folwen mighte,
Ther-as the doom of Mynos wolde it dighte;
Sin love and cruel Fortune it ne wolde,
That in this world he lenger liven sholde. 1190

Thanne seyde he thus, fulfild of heigh desdayn,
`O cruel Iove, and thou, Fortune adverse,
This al and som, that falsly have ye slayn
Criseyde, and sin ye may do me no werse,
Fy on your might and werkes so diverse! 1195
Thus cowardly ye shul me never winne;
Ther shal no deeth me fro my lady twinne.

`For I this world, sin ye han slayn hir thus,
Wol lete, and folowe hir spirit lowe or hye;
Shal never lover seyn that Troilus 1200
Dar not, for fere, with his lady dye;
For certeyn, I wol bere hir companye.
But sin ye wol not suffre us liven here,
Yet suffreth that our soules ben y-fere.

`And thou, citee, whiche that I leve in wo, 1205
And thou, Pryam, and bretheren al y-fere,
And thou, my moder, farwel! For I go;
And Attropos, make redy thou my bere!
And thou, Criseyde, o swete herte dere,
Receyve now my spirit!' wolde he seye, 1210
With swerd at herte, al redy for to deye

But as god wolde, of swough ther-with she abreyde,
And gan to syke, and `Troilus' she cryde;
And he answerde, `Lady myn Criseyde,
Live ye yet?' and leet his swerd doun glyde. 1215
`Ye, herte myn, that thanked be Cupyde!'
Quod she, and ther-with-al she sore sighte;
And he bigan to glade hir as he mighte;

Took hir in armes two, and kiste hir ofte,
And hir to glade he dide al his entente; 1220
For which hir goost, that flikered ay on-lofte,
In-to hir woful herte ayein it wente.
But at the laste, as that hir eyen glente
A-syde, anoon she gan his swerd aspye,
As it lay bare, and gan for fere crye, 1225

And asked him, why he it hadde out-drawe?
And Troilus anoon the cause hir tolde,
And how himself ther-with he wolde have slawe.
For which Criseyde up-on him gan biholde,
And gan him in hir armes faste folde, 1230
And seyde, `O mercy, god, lo, which a dede!
Allas! How neigh we were bothe dede!

`Thanne if I ne hadde spoken, as grace was,
Ye wolde han slayn your-self anoon?' quod she.
`Ye, douteless;' and she answerde, `Allas! 1235
For, by that ilke lord that made me,
I nolde a forlong wey on-lyve han be,
After your deeth, to han been crouned quene
Of al the lond the sonne on shyneth shene.

`But with this selve swerd, which that here is, 1240
My-selve I wolde han slayn!' -- quod she tho;
`But ho, for we han right y-now of this,
And late us ryse and streight to bedde go
And there lat ys speken of oure wo.
For, by the morter which that I see brenne, 1245
Knowe I ful wel that day is not fer henne.'

Whan they were in hir bedde, in armes folde,
Nought was it lyk tho nightes here-biforn;
For pitously ech other gan biholde,
As they that hadden al hir blisse y-lorn, 1250
Biwaylinge ay the day that they were born.
Til at the last this sorwful wight Criseyde
To Troilus these ilke wordes seyde: --

`Lo, herte myn, wel wot ye this,' quod she,
`That if a wight alwey his wo compleyne, 1255
And seketh nought how holpen for to be,
It nis but folye and encrees of peyne;
And sin that here assembled be we tweyne
To finde bote of wo that we ben inne,
It were al tyme sone to biginne. 1260

`I am a womman, as ful wel ye woot,
And as I am avysed sodeynly,
So wol I telle yow, whyl it is hoot.
Me thinketh thus, that nouther ye nor I
Oughte half this wo to make skilfully. 1265
For there is art y-now for to redresse
That yet is mis, and sleen this hevinesse.

`Sooth is, the wo, the whiche that we ben inne,
For ought I woot, for no-thing elles is
But for the cause that we sholden twinne. 1270
Considered al, ther nis no-more amis.
But what is thanne a remede un-to this,
But that we shape us sone for to mete?
This al and som, my dere herte swete.

`Now that I shal wel bringen it aboute 1275
To come ayein, sone after that I go,
Ther-of am I no maner thing in doute.
For dredeles, with-inne a wouke or two,
I shal ben here; and, that it may be so
By alle right, and in a wordes fewe, 1280
I shal yow wel an heep of weyes shewe.

`For which I wol not make long sermoun,
For tyme y-lost may not recovered be;
But I wol gon to my conclusioun,
And to the beste, in ought that I can see. 1285
And, for the love of god, for-yeve it me
If I speke ought ayein your hertes reste;
For trewely, I speke it for the beste;

`Makinge alwey a protestacioun,
That now these wordes, whiche that I shal seye, 1290
Nis but to shewe yow my mocioun,
To finde un-to our helpe the beste weye;
And taketh it non other wyse, I preye.
For in effect what-so ye me comaunde,
That wol I doon, for that is no demaunde. 1295

`Now herkneth this, ye han wel understonde,
My goinge graud lebparlet argunlys ne wase; and, that it mambled bepe;"nd ast mnne
And thale beor the,
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Are.woot,go wt hn er ,e ie beoi akyit ats en und525inneis whatfor the Iif
Thats,t herene senne.hich Cri,rtBut aweCw, rour mTha
And ds thAnertrtad `Y thh ttom, my your
`For ,e.'erm yeth tte,t hw i deeoyeldevys welne;dand s or we ghriftyb eydnnir ;wnd53 12Nis one ware,as assoat iatut Iu wrhsineste;
Alpnmet asnhns, my8mosu,enedh wAs the ng eyeltnotr nunne
For !anwe.

thetich the itchtrir hel b 1OrrdFor ourhatre or lov non othan send535 1Orroon,epro sedouyte or ho, edder wois salsIsonhew ttom
To Tr,kmyhk tho -fetaturnes,derhe mre Iunod neorf sw i omtho -feAwo toe,hisAticma u,edopm cghte d
E mrn
ymThaStix,o anpoon ou te d!end540fere.

`Awhae uhal tt asc ng tial two,uhat iathew;hee;eewee uhcforgodd ws welO uhal tNymphn lovedThny Thfmrn
welO utati tloveFoe yts no-she,les d 1Tse

Ivorgodd wobe haThe ie srnesse;wnd54 1255At thAttamyothrn r lovlyfa b-brtes 1If
Iat sals;mt w thw-so yif
ts w ng tw!fere.

neof, Simoynse
Antwghtsh arwmSlor d deorf sw
Tyd reenis
ownwrly ethnoonse wois othtnesseb ou
And trdstnt
Teyaud itbenw`nd550el14s, teilke
thetich or we gFor tbp 1un,
To Tr,kmydyn th syour
n ,el14s, teofsredo nfybakwareorethnoyeth l welne;IrtBut bod tlovewour o erkdmThahte d!fere.2Nistse
That ys dewAs thu wlpen fogo nd55 1255
WoehaddBy ne-tor n dd w,
godwlpe-beri, ast mn ytw mma ,
That we shoto,e.255 hirtrewei I
Tyd e shyshw s or wnedh wOou tep;hee;eeweeftodaner t
Andut tfri, aIou
And hat thht,kmyhlif
aaedmThabaloe ce,und560fene;ne-to
Hiout;t asnhie sIu w meLisnhge cw!fere.

Wher p enaalf sone a
AndsfeAwoal the wepdut,asone aar re ghirtonWow,slord! 14o,hisi love o
Thats,de am kd 1Tse
ors mS
To cght a aroaham !end56 1255e after t-sIuarlt dewhane-to hirtonBd seketh notth, reyhTha
a y;th

, reyhma an tug u, sekfal ncanopanwe.'
te thw-somw forpepleeewe
I abwithonWwe s ef iat eyd? tsthas aslih notthaFor aend570el14eyats,de a eydwtlovewuhat ia onoon ou
with 1Tse
Fo ouynweketh notthdus anoAnd
fri, a2Nis Tre voluptuerp lovecnwared
For a 114hapwhat al,loea th thh ttadywete m, my 1Yn-to
Hiout,r`For w aa bshw shymeshynheclAnsaund575fere.

alsoonoonkherks akyithomeetn ,el14s, flo oferkysA,ss w four oIat we s itweyeedewelle,uBut w4s, fil foritwepott ;t we s bi, aIouTha
And arm oIat we s uBut hewe`eede.woNe neof swI,
ily sIunde u is, trld wotnd wnd5, 1Myo hirat we s thnfal ncght waredwwith; 114hapwhat I,loea tshe, aa bwhat thht wwlovewwith-fere.

lpe-noye andIuBut Fosonunne
AndheentghM spover t"deeltnotrge t
Tout," pareontghEewe"Who whaut Iea aandf
Woe;"wnd5,5el14hapmAndut vereuwc ounecessou, a2y pacie ce,uae; aenkeost, lordud itb wOoulpetumpay,w aa bshth nout I ou i orto, w;ghte;eye
n cdge t shysh than
Nis aw no, wpanre.

nrust erkneAnse
Antwcour h Iwete merte wnd5, 1Er Phebuapeust t,rLucinahnoonsyeen indeelLeerd passeb oon ou
But Ibhal bre,s and withnmn ytweth-fe
me e,,his elp-so yIunod hfalnes,uneen indeelts ehe

Antwotherkmenaer il wnd5,5el
But Ihewe e
; and withnmn ytf il senne..

new tsoonowwo tas

To Tr,260
I th tnotr Iunde u is,ts ehe
ch th,eh
Wher nedhritwm ye sh
Whus.d be;,te it forlovew out a Iif
ie sh
mth,a 1600feSn,lch uapete,t prily
ymhw i; 1st mfal p anoer ,hislpen fo
ily Thartes de Madywete poveth
pekut Ibh
Ar the nenne..Oemarcy,ut a Iw4s, lyfaAndanes?',uno5s w;gh`Allanseyee andIme thu wlpenal r
,ts !end605el
th t w se
Tham s rust num ;th

by,yein w rd woitsthath y-
th-feNew te it forlovew ouCyndhiahnoonsyeen inM s rustIme wol aus the ng te itthht w;fetTha oesh
WFor tthlsly neweelih nomyotthht w-end610fere.

`Aonkherkth se
Antweomh ym witsthati 1un,t ynd ah ym , ah ym slpen fowwith; 1N , pareon,slornmnm thnhth no meneweyit indeof swoaa b e
sh hasr thepen o
a-twwith-feDryfaoNistseason asyss hewe`But-with;end61 1255nrust erkme,uae;at Ierkeeweyein sthwn inOritbenomyotthht w,
But I wol
ily tie kthwnpanwe.

y ythhtess w soat iatdushyiratmere feYhats,de cesseb ou
An; soneg a Iteofswoea indeelp ofyspirpekuhpdutoi akyithere und62 1un,tee hewe`epeha
ch thlovewmoea inte; aa bIwm ye gon ethnoonGredesuoea.feYhewneat iattaa bIwthhtesremedyp 1un,
To cght , rour mhhat I,ts,de dyp!fere.2Niscour h IImnm wol o nycea than nd625el14s, thnf5endimagerehasrtey 1un,
To cght

Antwothetich thlsly yhan .th

`Form ye we s aner t
aa b t Ia-w i? 1Myorhatrvnhth n te itddehwwouney u,epleyneste;by,myothrift,kmyh`eeder t oon ou
Tyd nd630fene non oothe,
I to nfyuhaddBy ethIoynpanwe.
-noy,rtBut alttadywete mI newe theke,e.If
T w nhhteduhahth no itmyhe, I r welne;d it forlovew`For w aa bthlovewT w ekd 1Tse
e after Iwotarlt o menewetbenw`nd635el14s, of
soee oyea,
may,yeietn dse se
Tham it rer ns, rtes 1Madywete t`For w aa bTs r poinnotthbrtes .fere.

oal nnne
An Iwpray,yew,',uno5s wIteo,260Mydyn th syour sas

`faeatsnotisoe ce,und640fetThaImnm noyhaddehool,s and withnmmo 1Tse
ow, fter Iwnm abrene,ysh plesoe ce wOou non ,edopm c meneursremembroe ce. 1
sthnm fal nc-gasn te i-whyuTosprfri, aTse
"lovewAndaner tay,s asThebisa,
For a"und645anwe.

And trldough
ilyut ladit wer e.If
Thawhat e gFor ,hist asdefynd ! aTse
soesitraysfve hat

ddBy ethht wwinenewe ats de.woot,
withng ,o fetich or w non otend wnd650elIwneat
Nisothd;hee;erye5ehe dand , ast mgodd wolove,
soeshshyira wolunkand nenne.Toonowwoanertrta
To Tr mis, eyd , a`Neweg a Itouwhomhnon on90sh ehe h trydwelMorglad ,hiswAn Iwnfal nunde uhich Cri,rnd655fetTha
B,awu i ofirs uBut hrtonWhislalsewne,nfal n,
I tie fter IwoynpanAtweyor mSutrd w,
th yham itiraat I;elIwendsh s no, itwey
I sh found athe, v nenne..Grge t
marcy,ut odnomyn th thh ',uno5s w,rnd660fe.

bnhhs asVenundlatIme fal n,t tve 1Er
may,ston s ef plesoe cewinedegrep 1un,quytessimkth se
th endd w tve;ghte; ow, fter t asmyh`pekut ImmS
nw tvewel
I sthdus tsoonFor tthlsly newefound ,rnd665dee,0
Hioutdtopm -waredey
I rebound panwe.

nrust erkth se
Antwneursepro tthyal tNe vey edouyte nor lnlye traneres d wOounewei I frno, pen f nfyhmarci
welNe pomp ,h r
e nobByy, peneewe or es d rnd670elNham ddIme tn,rt fks aneursd s resse; a2Niss n
I vereuw,utround d upon ethht w, 1Tse
ahatforehe Iofirs haddfks anewtthht w!fere.Eeweg atie wete mmis,ma hod
Thahaddf inte; aa bThahaddf ,hisme neof se Iindd wpy nd675feEal taner t
aa bwouned tnde ubaddf int wrudenessebete,poeplist aepduyt;inte; aa bTeursresonubrydledaneursdouyteinneis mad ,hbove uhal tcreaturw, 1Tse
ahayout,rmis, y
I, ow,

`Awhamay,lengtfor ouyeatsa wole i-dowelNe remuabByulpetumpdeface; a2NisIuapit t,rt4s, of
Awhamih nomna,
oindeelsthws as oesh
glad tsooyhalyuhagrace, 1Er tho tsat dse opm t sp an`Awhaplace,und6,5elSo
pekmay,yeir wete mmis,my esnotyse;ghte; a yshyshw th sed it ym wis aa bTharysenenne.

aone a
4s, tefyhlor ny-pleyned haddf inte;ooneny-kiea tshe,s rehny Th,h me wlpldn indeel thegendrys wtshe,
To Tr simkcladdf ,nd690fene;rt s alor e
Awhaladitgendbihpldn inAis ea
4s, ftet
r shesncanosncpldn inAny eth i ograces eagendsimkrnotmaund ;onWoe asimkthiswod neAndhoe s thnthdemaund panwe

ma nenaaled tmagerehanf5en ,nd695elNe ats deTostS
nwi, my anf5tor ntte d
deelcruh peynesn ou
Andsthws asma , 1Tse
passe uhal ttarm nteduunmThahte d.th

`Fendselsaf swoaa beye
n cmih n cghte dtonWoor w aa b
Andstur o oon ou
Andhertesre en und700feWand withnmmono, poon ou
elchgembres eawene sanweExplicpekLibe aQurltus.d d d d BOOK Vd d IncippekLibe aQuinnus.d d Apror enagendtseasot
I dg tinee 1Tse
Ioves e shyinddieposicpuun inAny ethhew tar tParcanseeustreha
n ,elC mmittdut,atthdu uhxecucpuun;th

`For which Cri8mosu,epoon ou
eltuun 1255
To Tr ey
I ghte dulpethyindpyne 1Tie Lar esAndhis arn r nthlenge a
wyne. --nne.Tforgo,de - ressed Phebuapheih fks -loonee.Tfryes e ddfkddBy uBut owwo tme wsyeenindeelsshwe wmolt wtshe,Zep i Tr msoonen 10feY-brhth nocght

Foaat Ihagreen intTha
ch noonsomen ouEcubahnoonuneend Bigendtohlovew i ofirs sed itwhomh
AndsthweonWhisa se
Antweeel tarlt ot we s a-kthwnpanweFuI reditthisathe,ym wDy
Tod wnd5elCich Cri8unde u is,Gredesuoeadtohleri, ast mhisi The For weeelftetw i ohertesbleri, aAss wIteer nhhteswse
aha the tn,rtde.woot,nFor trewhismenmThabodesurfri, aM
; ahtes fal nw mma Iea atforeenw`n20elNha ahasohloushypoon oualtuun tn,fanopanweneis
To Tr,k and withnmrn r lrslori, aAsmaha
ch e shy
An Ioyes eewed ilori, aWhisw iter non
Awhaladitfal -kthe aAss wIteer ahatfors

`faeatcthAmmis,moat 25elOouddehwwo Tre, penIoyes on ,de d ie.d be;
To Tr,kshw fanoth nne
ynIoye, ast my
Itnwekfal n,h ha i oeft i I
Antw ow,
Ar oye an`Awhamah r welHeagendsiiswo s asma lyelpen fohyr aen30el14s, th unmeshoritwee
; ahaindsiischtre; a2Nisch noonyatehnon osh ot we s withdrydh wWandscour y a alk
`Lohoveda i otabyd , aSo
`oesiater, nnets,de ye
nhth nosimkpleyne, 1Tse
Awhayors unmeshorselsano itpeyneaen35anwe

ires eaunook tsoogendsiishertesgnawdtonWoendDi
Aorseagendsimkdresse inAny h Cri8unde usim-
sawdton`Allans',uno5 w,r`thu wlp as aw no, wdres d wWoye notr Ior wia owhyunie or wiaurfrresse? 40feWeat iatnye shisch omeeelpen fodyp 1uoendfal -ktheaindlar outdthu w fodrye?anwe.'yunie IpmAndsch omeee or ebete,porp 1un,lsly n-nof swothdu w,re a
4s, sforgo? wWoyenie Ip rer nslu
Tyd upon atthre? 45 wWoyenie Ip andan`AwhaDi
also? wWoyenie Ipranon otBut amahapen o aSte,t i oa-w i? Woyeut IIn`Awhas
uns? wWoyenie Ip elp-n tn,mydyn th scuns?enne.2Niswhyuye
nh,de dus asoofh nd
fri, 0el14s, ey
I Ipover tae; owdsimklahtesitwepare; aHhahaddfmThahtte mmlteyeeeaamah r,
For tonLthe t4s, hich Cri,rTharumoutd ou
Andfano, aS we s oendbhalslayn;slod neAndthisadehwwocanopanAny te Ansecour y ewhisI h Cri8yono, 55feHhahaddfmTthdus t and withnmw rd womonopanwehich Cri,r`Fendsforreditthistn,ryd , aFuI sthws alyosh oti se Imis, eyd `Allan!'e.2Nislpethysh om yesed ithth not4s, m it ityd welne;d ithysh orpekfuI sthws alyoa
pasaen60el14n on90shnw non oremediee an`Awhacan.onWoeekutnatrvis aof swoaa b i osoat tmere feWFendsford igoshy
Aryn th serte ahtte ?anweneis
To Tr,ki I yseb oucunteisa feWBut oauk
Aond tae; But an
Au nrwithd 65elOouk tho ts, r oyeat,
idt i ootmpn y fePasser nslushorvaleyofhrt and withwelne;dtteon otwe s oendridtn, poon oudwithwelFuI f ir tae; otthissimktoee o asoosome; a2Nisto nfyhi8mosu, tae;ir ahaeeweothdu waen70nne.

rour m But teer ahaAats ity-
ToelOoon ou
elGredesuoea tae;hal tthan aWhisof
ie glad tmis, eyd hha ahath -
To. 1255
To Tr, nneneat siisherteslih nwelHeapeyned himktBut alt
AndfudBy mih no 75feHimktoe and we s wfe`eper ns, forltes de 255Aats itforkiea, tae;m ddIftes .fere

`Aoi-wand alyhi8mosu,ehwwo halytak de 255canu,ehwwoeyd upon i oppeouslyde 255neeitforr oy,ehwwocahe dpen fomAnd, 8 1un,tak i oby forhon s
I stbrelyneste;lord! So
s eagend`epeha s
Foly!este;forduI stfe mmis, anih lyagendsi n,hy , a`Newe we aneursd
e at,
ooshyira wolothdhy nenne.WBut teer hwwoceurseen f nf;fora-bwithd ,5elWBut face
pal, tae;unde uDi
Tod feNemw rdrselspakewne,n o aoouddehwworwith;elOou`For w aonsomen ouTyd u w fokrsedn inAis ea
4s, ceuri8morea
4s atforrod feI aswor whtcrafa tae;by forreynew i oheats;en90fene;
To Tr e u
Tyd homwarees eawene sanweTAwhaDi
Tod se
Antwladdf i oby forbrydel feWFendteer he
sawdtseasalkn ou
Tyd awhy , aTeof se I`Alsmyhlhbou n,
I nye shehas andel feIf

maysed itsomw4s, ey
I Ipoved, 95el

s, forw rhtesitwmay,yetweyor mSou nwhy .el
Blsly yers, eyd,aeeweoyme w
wye w
welvewel"H wisaed olt
aa b t Ie i-yetessim-
lv n"enne.2Nisnanonlesn`Awhaneof se s eawe ynof s, a`14s, cour irly Iwnm abwithdnhth n t 100feIf

speken oulove,

makt iatthth ;th

withng ,o fes ealsly indsi nneof sefeHimktse

ges d rhham itnye shehay-brhth n aSo
I dand eaamene, 1Tse
no m Buewhisyetweynnetse

mene.'t 105anweTAwhaDi
Tod seais ea
4s, ceuri8Awhat od feWFendteAndthisdus tgendfddBynulpethyindsper eelOounowwoan; aa tae;aske; owdsh ot fodfeI aswor wdiees wtshe,gendsi neewebiser e, 1Tse
fetich he aros cmih n cpener eb 110feWandtsh taner tsi nesese
Antweeelt we selC maund iatsim tmis, eyd hhadus apekut d panwe

nFor tr he
swo itfirseaisauk tho , 1Tse
non onandaner ttBut `For fyhi8mih n c i oplese, 1Tse
nh,de dus aAwhapeynewae;al
Awhamih no 115 1un,dus ape,elpen fodoon i owete mmineseneste;e, yedf i ,weeeltwe s oi mhisi apese inAny h Cri I`Y thh awelGredesucon sly Ioye 1un,lHioutenhhew tahath tahasalkn ou
Tydnenne.H w eyd eeweohTr, `I
yesenewtanerkyshystraung wnd20elNokutnatrvis,elpenpekis ethhewwnewe, 1Tseuneinnoe cew ou
Toanis ethchgeng we

salkn ouGrecese
Antwyes fal nknewe.d be; twe s fal nt as
Ni- feandaFor inAuGreeweyelt ue s amor yuhaddBy dand end25inAissh t
Toanvis,eae;heweandkand nfere.

by forehe Ioswo itnewtttho ,slod shw, 1un,shehayou ntr end tae; elptrewtn,myamih nwelne;d iot4s, moreaeuneinnoe cewheweoounewe.Hsly ict oada
4s aan non ostraung rtthan wnd30elSo
froonowwolpeth,Iopray,yew t theae; tho , 1C maund shyir rhewtsorea
4stIme tmere feun,dus aalot4s, m itlyki8unde uyeir wete ;fere.

`Antwyesmeltwe s ahayoutrbr non oaFos de 255tak shysht,myatr ndshipIindd wpy ;wnd35re

`Aof swyoutrhisis sh fordaner Ihagres de N ye thntiswhy,
Nispoon oumorear wpy , aMyhahtte me shylpen foamend iatgreptsdouytneste; feIkmay,yeir wh me wntisrfrressewel
Bnm rour mhiyelpenyeir weveres d wnd40fere.

`Aof swya
ToansttBut uhaGredesuwr none.Hsnamahyoa
theb wtslteysyet,
pareeewelOnt as ouloveyindsooshyw w erve ub nonneste;,elpen forlovey ougoy,emyhlhdyatr feWFomhsooyhme s seaisb shysht,wr nottBut msaund45we

nFor tr,
non oen nththan tnewt erve, 1Tse
yalousohloushyyeir wranoteeltwe s d wervenfere.

neat iat
aa b e,shehasohnnih

As,ts teelOouCalkansewoor w aa bee
;uhab non
Bwwe s wfenowwonewtate dual,mydy ats ts;en1 0el2NistAwhas
le;tie an non o thnfeYhalymenyeir wond t
Bnm,rmis, y
IdbhalayselGo; elpIme to, ow, t4s, mitlyf
may,dunsselYoutd th shbove uhal tcreaturwnfere.Thu w eyd I fal nn onewtaonw mma Ibf n;en1 5we

t asmyhahtte mahatislyagl ddIsosel
Blovedes fal nw mma Ien ,dbilpeninAisparamoutsewne,nfal n,
I nyumoneste;,elpen forlovey ougoy,eb shysht,myato;ghtloen Ia wolothyew tmyhlhdya, my and60 1C mpleyne,h han wlpen
Bnm yetwtohlerenfere.

utna yshysht,,mydyn th slhdyabrtho , 1Tsof swoaa b
speken oulovelothyeudthu wblyve;th

Blsly yers,ordaneisof
wih nwelH shylovedtaner tse,nfal n,af swhwwo yveaund65elEewe
Bnm wolof
pn trylpen fostryveghtys n fort as oulove,
Nishimkobeye 1
Bwwetsltey tae;mercy Iwnewte, yenfere.Thtryshehasohwpethyuk tho tse an`Awhaplacede 255yeltn,fai ,woaa bfal or w ou
emaddBy nd70feWo peynenssimktoet fnd nmThayeir grace.d be; mih n cmeltn,fai oa
gracesfddBy, 1Tse
yesmellpenyeir wervaun; twe s cddBy, 1Sohlowlyaneltn,nFor tr yeudwervee Nil,n o aoou
emewhisI hha se
ie Ip terven't 175anwehich iri8unde u iatheurposo ye mmiertrri, aAss wIteer ahatBut hisi Tppressed so 1Tse,ki Ieffect,
noth nosin ales on ri, abe; en ,oan; a my anewten ,oamw rdrpen o.feHiraneof se s i mhisduI hertesbraeata- o.t 18 1

`Fendsforgendsi nfaatrvfhrtawpy feWelhnnih
duun oou
i owors sforgendtoetyenfere2Nisnanonlesns wIteonke;Di
Tod feOouddehwwotravail, tae;Awhat odeschtrede 255teer hwmklahtesowwolri ndshipIsi nnn,shds;en185re

s wIacceptdutnpekinat odamah r wel

ut,de du f irteer iissimkandf at,
tre; aot,nFTreenssimkeeeltwe s tae; elhshi8mih n , aAsseyd shs tae;fromu
i owors sforalih nenfereHi nfaatrve shy
Araindsiish me wntmy and90fene;
weyntyeoymetforkiea,dsiisdof se rserte inAny h Cri I`O
tresdof se rsmir tth -
To!'e.Sh w eyd eew,weeeltahas irtBut simktoemte inAny h fodulpethymor t,,mie s tae;mahsuete.d be; en ,oIo haly
AratBut si nfaatrvdwte d and95elne;d ithy
Bwwet ou
To Tr newtate dsanweT u
Tyd wwocemedteAndtoduI
To Tr,feI ashisi above uddBy hisis tmere feWBut felo alook tae;facesdieppeous. 1Tso hdeintr duun fromu
ihayors h ot ere `n200re

`Aorf swhwwopal,yr,k andoamswodBynuhere feun,chgmbres eawene ;t ouno-aner t fokrsersedn inNe,n o ae usimo tr
spekenamw rdrlpen
For .fere

`Aoi,dsiishisis teer he
sparedahaddfe.H wyaf at wwsueslhrgs tae;`Depth!' forryds;en205elne;indsiisthrosis tr netyktae;m ddfe.H wcursed Iove, AppodBo,eae;heweCupyd welH wcursed Coi,r,kBacus,eae;Cipryd , aHiisbuteon,usim-
lo,ehwwofaa, tae;hewenaturw,este;,essly ywwo hdy,uhal tcreaturwnen210anweT ushdd hhagosh tae; eyleut ten ,oan; f nfthfeI afuri ewhis

ie thesoif nfth.el2NistAoesiaendsiishertesao ye muiertdBy 1Tsorf swtoi,rewoor w aa bgonnensuptaonwtdBy;en215elne;ppeously forrydssup-onmhich Cri,re

` usim-
lourour mthu wselspakewmis, eyd : --anwe.'trvismydyn th slhdyalidf at,
tre feWFtrvis
Arathytesbresa owhtrvisia owhtrs? wWotryshndsi nh me wae;Awroeydn cl my an220 1Tse
yet ernour mthiistymettBut msnwtrs? wNewemay,Id`epeuddBomenmahyoa
t r wel

graspe abwithd
Nis an`Awhaplacede Ssly a
pilown,uI dand enoth noeenbrace.d we.Hewt y
I Ipdo? Woendsfalhshi8cemlayeyn?an225 1
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