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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes.
England: Vols. I–IV. 1876–79.


Woodstock Park

By Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)

HIS chamber was

Ful wel depainted, and with glas

Were al the windowes wel yglased,

Ful clere, and not a hole ycrased,

That to beholde it was grete joy;

For wholly al the storie of Troy

Was in the glaising ywrought thus;

Of Hector and kinge Priamus,

Achilles and kinge Lamedon,

And eke Medea and Jason,

Of Paris, Heleine and Lavine:

And al the walles with colours fine

Were painted, both the texte and glose,

And al the Romaunt of the Rose.