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CHAPTER IV
FIFTEENTH CENTURY - THE PEOPLE'S CENTURY

The imitators of ChauCer. Chaucer's poetry was so much better than any that had preceded it that the poets who lived in the early part of the fifteenth century made many attempts at imitation. They were not very successful. Chaucer wrote, for instance :
The bisy larke, messager of day,
Salueth in hir song the morwe gray ;
And fiery Phmbus riseth up so brighte
That al the orient laugheth of the lighte,
And with his stremes dryeth in the greves
The silver droppes hangpng on the leves.

One of Chaucer's imitators wrote :

Ther he lay to the larke song
With notes newe, hegh up in the ayr.
The glade morowe, rody and right fayr,
Phebus also casting up his bemes,
The heghe hylles gilt with his stremes,
The syluer dewe upon the herbes rounde,
Ther Tydeus lay upon the grounde.

The best of these imitators was a king, James I of Scotland, who was captured by the English when he was a boy of about eleven, and was kept a prisoner in England for nearly nineteen years. During his captivity he fell in love with

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