In such prison thei weren bothe
Thei mihten nawher wenden oute;
How thei the prison mihte ascape.
This Dedalus, which fro his yowthe
Was tawht and manye craftes cowthe,
Of fetheres and of othre thinges
Hath mad to fle diverse wynges 1050
With wex, and if he toke his flyhte