"Here taketh the makere of this book his leve."

"Here taketh the makere of this book his leve."
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"Here taketh the makere of this book his leve."

from: The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Facsimile of the William Morris Kelmscott Chaucer (P. 222) -  1958
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"Here taketh the makere of this book his leve. . . . Wherfore I biseke yow mekely, for the mercy of God, that ye preye for me, that Crist have mercy on me & foryeve me my giltes: and namely, of my translaciouns and enditynges of worldly vanitees, the whiche I revoke in my retracciouns..." (p. 222)