Compare your translations with the glossed text:17 Hastow had fleen al nyght, or artow dronke?
18 Or hastow with som quene al nyght yswonke,
quene: trollop, whore
46 And with this speche the Cook wax wrooth and wraw,
55 So unweeldy was this sory palled goost.
unweeldy: feeble palled: grown pale
81 That that I spak, I seyde it in my bourde.
91 To the Manciple he took the gourde agayn;
took ... agayn: gave back
145 For hym were looth byjaped for to be,
161 As to destreyne a thyng which that nature
166 Of alle deyntees that thou kanst bithynke,
183 A she-wolf hath also a vileyns kynde.
vileyns: chulish, evil
197 Deceyved was, for al his jolitee.
205 Hir lemman? Certes, this is a knavyssh speche!
211 I am a boystous man, right thus seye I:
215 And a povre wenche, oother than this --
wenche: low-class woman
228 By force of meynee for to sleen dounright,
force of meynee: power of his retinue, size of his army
239 Anon they wroghten al hire lust volage.
volage: flighty, foolish
252 For al thy waityng, blered is thyn ye
blered is thyn ye: you have been tricked, deluded
258 By sadde tokenes and by wordes bolde,
sadde tokenes: strong confirmatory details, proofs
262 This Phebus gan aweyward for to wryen,
wryen: turn, go
278 O rakel hand, to doon so foule amys!
rakel: rash, hasty
281 O wantrust, ful of fals suspecion,
298 Thus shal men on a traytour been awreke;
305 And made hym blak, and refte hym al his song,
refte: took away
327 But for litel speche avysely
343 A jangler is to God abhomynable.
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 Manciple's Prologue and Tale (IX.1-362), paying close attention to meaning and availing yourself of the page glosses, the explanatory notes, and the glossary.
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