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Whereof I marvel that my Lord hath not written them, ne what hath moved him so
to do, ne what cause he had at that time ; but I suppose that some fair lady hath
desired him to leave it out of his book; or else he was amorous on some noble ...
... for which cause when I had performed and accomplished divers works and
histories translated out of French into English at the request of certain lords,
ladies, and gentlemen, as the Recuyel of the History of Troy, the Book of the
Chess, the ...
And the cause is that there is almost none that intendeth to the common weal, but
only every man for his singular profit. Oh ! when I remember the noble Romans,
that for the common weal of the city of Rome they spent not only their moveable ...
... O blessed Lord, when I remember this I am all abashed; I cannot judge the
cause, but fairer ne wiser ne better spoken children in their youth be nowhere
than there be in London, but at their full ripening there is no kernel ne good corn
I well know with what atrocious insinuations your ears have been filled by them,
in order to render our cause most odious in your esteem; but your clemency
should lead you to consider that, if accusation be accounted a sufficient evidence
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