chaucer: but nathelees, whil we have tym and space

divine postman: er that we ferther in this tale pace

chaucer: me thynketh it acordaunt to resoun

divine postman: to telle yow al the condicioun of eche of hem

chaucer: so as it semed and whiche they weren and of what degree

divine postman: and eek in what array that they were inne

chaucer: and at a knyght than wol i first bigynne