'I don't grieve for myself,' he says, 'God, it seems, has chastened me.
The rovers who first chastened and finally colonized southern England and Normandy were certainly Danes.
in showing the necessity of dogma and the indispensableness of the austere, ascetic, chastened and graver side of the Christian religion.
Petrarch's lyrics continue the Provencal tradition as it had been reformed in Tuscany, with a subtler and more modern analysis of emotion, a purer and more chastened style, than his masters could boast.
And of all this chastened dignity the archbishop was himself the ever-present, ever-inimitable model - in all that he did the perfect churchman, in all the high-bred noble, in all things, also, the author of Telemaque.