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French of Stratford atte Bowe

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“And French, she [the nun] spak ful, faire and fetysly,

After the scole of Stratford atte Bowe,

For French of Parys was to hire unknowe.”


Chaucer: Canterbury Tales (The Prologue).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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