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XV.: THREE SAYINGS. - Geoffrey Chaucer, The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, vol. 7 (Supplement: Chaucerian and Other Pieces) 
The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, edited from numerous manuscripts by the Rev. Walter W. Skeat (2nd ed.) (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1899). 7 vols.
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A. From Stowe (ed. 1561).
B. From the same.
C. From the same.
[1. ]bethe foure; foole.
[7. ]Distempren (!); folke whiche; supply that; bene.
[1. ]bene (read beth, as above) foure.
[2. ]I supply than; vnwildy.
[3. ]dare eke specify.
[4. ]I supply to.
[7. ]thine estate; I suppy eek.
[1. ]befall; the.
[3. ]Thanke; lorde; I supply than; selfe.
[5. ]Founde; quarel.
[(A). 2.]Honour, i. e. advancement. The Lat. proverb is—‘Honores mutant mores’; on which Ray remarks—‘As poverty depresseth and debaseth a man’s mind, so great place and estate advance and enlarge it, but many times corrupt and puff it up.’ outrage, extravagant self-importance.