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CANTERBURY TALES --Volume the Fourth -- 1803


Lord Byron based his  poem "Werner" on Lee's "The German's Tale" from the 4th volume of Canterbury Tales ( and which may have been this edition)

Byron mentions this in the Preface to Werner. (see below)



 

Text is in the Old English Style
 


 
 

Preface to Byron's "Werner"
 


 
 


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