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525 My personal fifthe housbonde — Jesus his soule blesse! — My personal 5th husband — God-bless their soul! — 526 And therefore which i grabbed to have like, and no richesse, Exactly who I got to have love, no wealth, 527 He som tyme try a good clerk out-of Oxenford, He was previously good clerk regarding Oxford, 528 And you may hadde remaining scole, and you will wente on hom so you’re able to bord Along with left college or university, and you will emerged the place to find board 529 With my gossib, dwellynge in oure toun; Using my good friend, hold within urban area; 530 Goodness has hir soule! Hir label are Alisoun. Goodness keeps her heart! Her identity is actually Alisoun. 531 She understood myn herte, and you may eek my privetee, She knew my cardiovascular system, and get my secrets, 532 Bet than oure parisshe preest, very moot I thee! 533 To hire biwreyed We my personal conseil al. So you can her We found all of the my personal treasures. 534 For hadde myn housbonde pissed into a good wal, Having got my husband pissed to your a wall, 535 Or doon an effective thyng you to sholde han prices their lyf, Otherwise over a thing that have to have rates their life, 536 To engage, and a different sort of worthwhile wyf, To help you their unique, and also to a unique deserving spouse, 537 And my nece, and that which i loved weel, Also to my relative, which I enjoyed really, 538 I wolde han toold their conseil all the deel. I would keeps advised every one of his secrets. 539 Therefore i dide ful commonly, Goodness they woot, Therefore i did very often, God understands they, 540 One produced his deal with tend to reed and you can hoot One generated his deal with tend to yellow and you will scorching 541 Having verray shame, and you may blamed hymself to possess he To own genuine shame, and you will attributed himself since the guy 542 Got toold in my experience therefore greet a beneficial pryvetee.
And you can dressed in my gay vivid red robes
543 Thereby bifel you to of them within the an effective Lente — And so it just happened that once inside a spring — 544 Oftentimes tymes We to my gossyb wente, Since appear to We went along to visit my close friend, 545 To have evere yet We cherished to-be gay, For I always enjoyed getting gay, 546 And also for to walke in the February, Averill, and can even, And walk in February, April, that can, 547 Fro hous so you’re able to hous, so you’re able to heere sondry talys — Of house-to-house, to hear individuals items of gossip — 548 That age Alys, That age Alys, 549 And i me, with the feeldes wente. And i also myself, into the sphere ran. 550 Myn housbonde was at Londoun al one Lente; My hubby was at London all of that Spring season; 551 We hadde the fresh new bettre leyser getting so you’re able to pleye, I had the greater possibility to amuse me, 552 And for so you can se, and you will eek having to get seye And to see, and to get noticed 553 Off lusty everyone. What wiste I wher my personal grace Because of the amorous folk. Just what performed I know in the where my personal chance 554 Was shapen getting become, or even in what set? Is bound to getting, or perhaps in exactly what place? 555 Therfore I produced my personal visitaciouns So i made my visitations 556 In order to vigilies and also to processiouns, In order to spiritual feasts also to processions, 557 So you’re able to prechyng eek, in order to thise pilgrimages, To help you preaching along with, in order to such pilgrimages, 558 To pleyes out of myracles, and mariages, To performs throughout the wonders, and marriages, 559 And you can wered on my gaye bright red gytes. 560 Thise wormes, ne thise motthes, ne thise mytes, These types of viruses, neither these types of moths, nor these mites, 561 Up on my personal Costa Rica filles pour le mariage danger, frete hem never ever good deel; On my peril (I claim), chewed on it never ever a little while; 562 And you will wostow why? To possess these were put weel. And you will discover thou as to the reasons? Because they have been well-used.