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The Whirlpool


I wonder if God looks down on us little people, watches our pride and vanity while silently trying to hold in laughter. I mean, if God were like that, which He isn’t. 445 more words


The Historical Connections of St. Mary de Castro - Geoffrey Chaucer

For a parish church, tucked away in a quiet corner of Leicester, St. Mary de Castro has a surprising number of connections to some of the most famous people in English history, including Geoffrey Chaucer, King Henry VI, and King Richard III. 603 more words


Essay: La QuĂȘte du Sens de la Vie (or: Whistling in the Dark)

William: Father, I am afraid, I won’t know the way back home.
John Thatcher: Don’t be foolish, William, you just follow your feet.
~ A Knight’s Tale

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The Canterbury Tales BATTLE ROYALE (Introduction)

Who would win in a fight between all of the pilgrims in Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales”? I asked that question a while ago, and went through a lot of research to find out. 1,919 more words

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Uitstap: Canterbury

Hey lieve lezers,
Afgelopen dinsdag zijn we met school naar Canterbury (Engeland) geweest.
Jammer genoeg was het van korte duur.
Lees snel verder om alles te weten te komen over de uitstap, reisziekte en John Denver. 568 more words


Troilus and Criseyde by Geoffrey Chaucer

It is time to bring the April Poetry Month to a close, and I would never forgive myself if I featured long poetical works worth reading and did not give the spotlight to Chaucer. 1,194 more words

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