Stanza 93


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sed sunt qui, ubi semel inceperint, non desinant; imo incumbant hereantque proposito.

but there are those who, when once they have begun anything, do not cease; nay, rather, they press on and cling to their purpose.


But ther been folk of swich condicioun
That whan they have a certein purpos take
They kan nat stynte of hir entencioun,
But right as they were bounden to that stake
They wol nat of that firste purpos slake.
Right so this markys fulliche hath purposed
To tempte his wyf, as he was first disposed.

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