Glosynge is a glorious thyng, certeyn.
Modern English:
Interpreting scripture is a glorious thing, certainly.

– Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales, The Summoner’s Tale. When Friar John goes to the house of old Thomas and his wife to beg, he speaks of the sermon he gave that day. He comments on the excellent way he glossed the biblical text, as he doesn’t believe in following it to the letter.