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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:447
AUTHOR:Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1340–1400)
QUOTATION:Ye been oure lord, dooth with youre owene thyngRight as yow list.
ATTRIBUTION:GEOFFREY CHAUCER, “Clerk’s Tale,” lines 652–53, The Canterbury Tales, p. 108 (1957).

  An early version of “Do your own thing.”
SUBJECTS:Doing
 
 
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