Compare your translations with the glossed text:560 So swatte that it wonder was to see;
565 He was of foom al flekked as a pye.
flekked: spotted pye: magpie
635 It is al baudy and totore also.
baudy: dirty totore: tattered
681 We mowen nat, although we hadden it sworn,
although we hadden it sworn: though we had sworn the contrary
705 Syn he is goon, the foule feend hym quelle!
730 And of my swynk yet blered is myn ye.
blered is myn ye: my eye is bleary, I have been deluded
739 If he continue, I holde his thrift ydo.
thrift ydo: prosperity, or welfare, done for
751 Oure elvysshe craft, we semen wonder wise,
elvysshe: strange, mysterious
752 Oure termes been so clergial and so queynte.
clergial: scholarly, learned queynte: complex
874 I warne yow wel, it is to seken evere.
to seken evere: always to be sought; i.e., never to be found
887 Hir savour is so rammyssh and so hoot
rammyssh: like a ram, strong (in odor)
907 The pot tobreketh, and farewel, al is go!
922 Somme seyde it was long on the fir makyng;
long on: owing to
983 That he wol make hym doten anonright,
doten: behave foolishly
1005 That giltlees were? By yow I seye the same,
1030 This preest hym took a marc, and that as swithe,
as swithe: immediately
1085 To tellen thyn unwit and thy folye,
unwit: lack of prudence
1165 And understondeth that this false gyn
1265 An holwe stikke -- taak kep and be war! --
1278 He stired the coles til relente gan
relente: soften, melt
1341 This sotted preest, who was gladder than he?
sotted: besotted, foolish
1385 Lo, thus byjaped and bigiled was he!
1402 Lo! swich a lucre is in this lusty game,
1412 Though ye prolle ay, ye shul it nevere fynde.
prolle ay: search or prowl forever
1473 Ne wil nat that the philosophres nevene
Score 4 points for each correct answer; if you made an 80 or more, congratulations. If you scored 76 or less, go back and again read carefully through of The Canon's Yeoman's Prologue and Tale (VIII.554-1481), paying close attention to meaning and availing yourself of the page glosses, the explanatory notes, and the glossary.
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