Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer (14th century English poet)

“I heard this proverb when I was a kid,
‘Do evil and be done by as you did.’
Tricksters will get a tricking, so say I.”

  • From The Canterbury Tales (The Reeve’s Tale) by Geoffrey Chaucer, translated by Nevill Coghill. New York, Penguin Classics, 1977).


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