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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gower,
 
called by Chaucer “The moral Gower.”   1
       
“O moral Gower, this book I direct
To thee, and to the philosophical Strood,
To vouchsauf there need is to correct
Of your benignities and zeals good.”
       
Chaucer.
 


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