Compare your translations with the glossed text:732 And many a labour, many a greet emprise,
emprise: chivalric exploit
769 And nat to been constreyned as a thral;
thral: servant, slave
786 To every wight that kan on governaunce.
kan on: knows about
811 To seke in armes worshipe and honour --
worshipe: good reputation
834 The emprentyng of hire consolacioun,
852 But thanne was that a parcel of hire wo,
892 Were sonken into helle for his sake!
909 And craft of mannes hand so curiously
924 And with good hope lete hir sorwe slyde.
slyde: slip away
1069 Thanne shal she been evene atte fulle alway,
evene atte fulle: fully even (with you), in exact opposition
1087 Arveragus, with heele and greet honour,
1121 Seken in every halke and every herne
every halke and every herne: every nook and cranny
1150 And whan hem lyked, voyded it anon.
voyded: caused it to disappear
1170 In hope for to been lissed of his care.
1223 He made it straunge, and swoor, so God hym save,
made it straunge: raised difficulties
1240 To Britaigne tooke they the righte way,
1292 For swiche illusiouns and swiche meschaunces
meschaunces: evil practices
1314 Nere it that I for yow have swich disese
1327 Ye woot right wel what ye bihighten me;
1370 They comanded his doghtres for t' areste
1430 That slowe hemself for swich manere cas.
1495 That he wol putte his wyf in jupartie.
1533 I yow relesse, madame, into youre hond
relesse: release, set free
1606 This al and som; ther is namoore to seyn."
al and som: the entire matter
1614 As thou right now were cropen out of the ground,
were cropen: had crept
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 Franklin's Prologue and Tale, paying close attention to meaning and availing yourself of the page glosses, the explanatory notes, and the glossary.
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