"Before the temple-dore ful soberly Dame Pees sat, with a curteyn in hir hond..."

"Before the temple-dore ful soberly Dame Pees sat, with a curteyn in hir hond..."
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"Before the temple-dore ful soberly Dame Pees sat, with a curteyn in hir hond..."

from: The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Facsimile of the William Morris Kelmscott Chaucer (P. 317) -  1958
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"Before the temple-dore ful soberly
Dame Pees sat, with a curteyn in hir hond:
And hir besyde, wonder discretly,
Dame Pacience sitting ther I fond
With face pale, upon an hille of sond;
And alder-next, within and eek withoute,
Behest and Art, and of hir folke a route." (p. 317)