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Pandarus urges Troilus to forget Criseyde
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Geoffrey Chaucer (1342 - 1400):
Troilus and Criseyde
Book IV, lines 1128-1148: Troilus and Criseyde embrace each other crying


Sooth is, that whan they gonne first to mete,
So gan the peyne hir hertes for to twiste,
1130That neither of hem other mighte grete,
But hem in armes toke and after kiste.
The lasse wofulle of hem bothe niste
Wher that he was, ne mighte o word outbringe,
As I seyde erst, for wo and for sobbinge.

1135Tho woful teeris that they leten falle
As bittre weren, out of teeris kinde,
For peyne, as is ligne aloes or galle.
So bittre teeris weep nought, as I finde,
The woful Myrra through the bark and rinde.
1140That in this world ther nis so hard an herte,
That nolde han rewed on hir peynes smerte.

But whan hir woful wery gostes tweyne
Retorned been ther as hem oughte dwelle,
And that somwhat to wayken gan the peyne
1145By lengthe of pleynte, and ebben gan the welle
Of hire teeris, and the herte unswelle,
With broken voys, al hoors for-shright, Criseyde
To Troilus thise ilke wordes seyde:





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Criseyde swoons and Troilus draws his sword to kill himself
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