The Concordance
 
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GP 19 Bifil that in that seson on a day, 18
GP 24 Wel nyne and twenty in a compaignye 24
GP 42 And at a knyght than wol I first bigynne. 42
GP 43 A KNYGHT ther was, and that a worthy man, 42
GP 43 A KNYGHT ther was, and that a worthy man, 42
GP 60 At many a noble armee hadde he be. 60
GP 67 And everemoore he hadde a sovereyn prys. 66
GP 69 And of his port as meeke as is a mayde. 68
GP 72 He was a verray, parfit gentil knyght. 72
GP 75 Of fustian he wered a gypon 74
GP 79 With hym ther was his sone, a yong SQUIER, 78
GP 80 A lovyere and a lusty bacheler, 80
GP 80 A lovyere and a lusty bacheler, 80
GP 89 Embrouded was he, as it were a meede 88
GP 98 He sleep namoore than dooth a nyghtyngale. 98
GP 101 A YEMAN hadde he and servantz namo 100
GP 104 A sheef of pecok arwes, bright and kene, 104
GP 108 And in his hand he baar a myghty bowe. 108
GP 109 A not heed hadde he, with a broun visage. 108
GP 109 A not heed hadde he, with a broun visage. 108
GP 111 Upon his arm he baar a gay bracer, 110
GP 112 And by his syde a swerd and a bokeler, 112
GP 112 And by his syde a swerd and a bokeler, 112
GP 113 And on that oother syde a gay daggere 112
GP 115 A Cristopher on his brest of silver sheene. 114
GP 117 A forster was he, soothly, as I gesse. 116
GP 118 Ther was also a Nonne, a PRIORESSE, 118
GP 118 Ther was also a Nonne, a PRIORESSE, 118
GP 130 Wel koude she carie a morsel and wel kepe 130
GP 144 She wolde wepe, if that she saugh a mous 144
GP 145 Kaught in a trappe, if it were deed or bledde. 144
GP 149 Or if men smoot it with a yerde smerte; 148
GP 154 But sikerly she hadde a fair forheed; 154
GP 155 It was almoost a spanne brood, I trowe; 154
GP 159 A peire of bedes, gauded al with grene, 158
GP 160 And theron heng a brooch of gold ful sheene, 160
GP 161 On which ther was first write a crowned A, 160
GP 161 On which ther was first write a crowned A, 160
GP 165 A MONK ther was, a fair for the maistrie, 164
GP 165 A MONK ther was, a fair for the maistrie, 164
GP 167 A manly man, to been an abbot able. 166
GP 168 Ful many a deyntee hors hadde he in stable, 168
GP 170 Gynglen in a whistlynge wynd als cleere 170
GP 177 He yaf nat of that text a pulled hen, 176
GP 179 Ne that a monk, whan he is recchelees, 178
GP 180 Is likned til a fissh that is waterlees -- 180
GP 181 This is to seyn, a monk out of his cloystre. 180
GP 185 Upon a book in cloystre alwey to poure, 184
GP 189 Therfore he was a prikasour aright: 188
GP 194 With grys, and that the fyneste of a lond; 194
GP 196 He hadde of gold ywroght a ful curious pyn; 196
GP 197 A love-knotte in the gretter ende ther was. 196
GP 200 He was a lord ful fat and in good poynt; 200
GP 202 That stemed as a forneys of a leed; 202
GP 202 That stemed as a forneys of a leed; 202
GP 204 Now certeinly he was a fair prelaat; 204
GP 205 He was nat pale as a forpyned goost. 204
GP 206 A fat swan loved he best of any roost. 206
GP 207 His palfrey was as broun as is a berye. 206
GP 208 A FRERE ther was, a wantowne and a merye, 208
GP 208 A FRERE ther was, a wantowne and a merye, 208
GP 208 A FRERE ther was, a wantowne and a merye, 208
GP 209 A lymytour, a ful solempne man. 208
GP 209 A lymytour, a ful solempne man. 208
GP 212 He hadde maad ful many a mariage 212
GP 214 Unto his ordre he was a noble post. 214
GP 219 As seyde hymself, moore than a curat, 218
GP 224 Ther as he wiste to have a good pitaunce. 224
GP 225 For unto a povre ordre for to yive 224
GP 226 Is signe that a man is wel yshryve; 226
GP 228 He wiste that a man was repentaunt; 228
GP 229 For many a man so hard is of his herte, 228
GP 235 And certeinly he hadde a murye note: 234
GP 236 Wel koude he synge and pleyen on a rote; 236
GP 239 Therto he strong was as a champioun. 238
GP 242 Bet than a lazar or a beggestere, 242
GP 242 Bet than a lazar or a beggestere, 242
GP 243 For unto swich a worthy man as he 242
GP 252a [And yaf a certeyn ferme for the graunt; 252
GP 253 For thogh a wydwe hadde noght a sho, 254
GP 253 For thogh a wydwe hadde noght a sho, 254
GP 255 Yet wolde he have a ferthyng, er he wente. 256
GP 257 And rage he koude, as it were right a whelp. 258
GP 259 For ther he was nat lyk a cloysterer 260
GP 260 With a thredbare cope, as is a povre scoler, 262
GP 260 With a thredbare cope, as is a povre scoler, 262
GP 261 But he was lyk a maister or a pope. 262
GP 261 But he was lyk a maister or a pope. 262
GP 263 That rounded as a belle out of the presse. 264
GP 270 A MARCHANT was ther with a forked berd, 272
GP 270 A MARCHANT was ther with a forked berd, 272
GP 272 Upon his heed a Flaundryssh bever hat, 274
GP 283 For sothe he was a worthy man with alle, 284
GP 285 A CLERK ther was of Oxenford also, 286
GP 287 As leene was his hors as is a rake, 288
GP 297 But al be that he was a philosophre, 298
GP 309 A SERGEANT OF THE LAWE, war and wys, 310
GP 318 So greet a purchasour was nowher noon: 320
GP 321 Nowher so bisy a man as he ther nas, 322
GP 325 Therto he koude endite and make a thyng, 326
GP 328 He rood but hoomly in a medlee cote, 330
GP 329 Girt with a ceint of silk, with barres smale; 330
GP 331 A FRANKELEYN was in his compaignye. 332
GP 334 Wel loved he by the morwe a sop in wyn; 336
GP 339 An housholdere, and that a greet, was he; 340
GP 342 A bettre envyned man was nowher noon. 344
GP 349 Ful many a fat partrich hadde he in muwe, 350
GP 350 And many a breem and many a luce in stuwe. 352
GP 350 And many a breem and many a luce in stuwe. 352
GP 357 An anlaas and a gipser al of silk 358
GP 359 A shirreve hadde he been, and a contour. 360
GP 359 A shirreve hadde he been, and a contour. 360
GP 360 Was nowher swich a worthy vavasour. 362
GP 361 AN HABERDASSHERE and a CARPENTER, 362
GP 362 A WEBBE, a DYERE, and a TAPYCER -- 364
GP 362 A WEBBE, a DYERE, and a TAPYCER -- 364
GP 362 A WEBBE, a DYERE, and a TAPYCER -- 364
GP 364 Of a solempne and a greet fraternitee. 366
GP 364 Of a solempne and a greet fraternitee. 366
GP 369 Wel semed ech of hem a fair burgeys 370
GP 370 To sitten in a yeldehalle on a deys. 372
GP 370 To sitten in a yeldehalle on a deys. 372
GP 378 And have a mantel roialliche ybore. 380
GP 379 A COOK they hadde with hem for the nones 380
GP 382 Wel koude he knowe a draughte of Londoun ale. 384
GP 384 Maken mortreux, and wel bake a pye. 386
GP 386 That on his shyne a mormal hadde he. 388
GP 388 A SHIPMAN was ther, wonynge fer by weste; 390
GP 390 He rood upon a rouncy, as he kouthe, 392
GP 391 In a gowne of faldyng to the knee. 392
GP 392 A daggere hangynge on a laas hadde he 394
GP 392 A daggere hangynge on a laas hadde he 394
GP 395 And certeinly he was a good felawe. 396
GP 396 Ful many a draughte of wyn had he ydrawe 398
GP 406 With many a tempest hadde his berd been shake. 408
GP 411 With us ther was a DOCTOUR OF PHISIK; 412
GP 415 He kepte his pacient a ful greet deel 416
GP 422 He was a verray, parfit praktisour: 424
GP 443 For gold in phisik is a cordial, 444
GP 445 A good WIF was ther OF biside BATHE, 446
GP 455 That on a Sonday weren upon hir heed. 456
GP 459 She was a worthy womman al hir lyve: 460
GP 464 She hadde passed many a straunge strem; 466
GP 471 As brood as is a bokeler or a targe; 472
GP 471 As brood as is a bokeler or a targe; 472
GP 472 A foot-mantel aboute hir hipes large, 474
GP 473 And on hir feet a paire of spores sharpe. 474
GP 477 A good man was ther of religioun, 478
GP 478 And was a povre PERSOUN OF A TOUN, 480
GP 478 And was a povre PERSOUN OF A TOUN, 480
GP 480 He was also a lerned man, a clerk, 482
GP 480 He was also a lerned man, a clerk, 482
GP 495 Upon his feet, and in his hand a staf. 496
GP 501 For if a preest be foul, on whom we truste, 502
GP 502 No wonder is a lewed man to ruste; 504
GP 503 And shame it is, if a prest take keep, 504
GP 504 A shiten shepherde and a clene sheep. 506
GP 504 A shiten shepherde and a clene sheep. 506
GP 505 Wel oghte a preest ensample for to yive, 506
GP 510 To seken hym a chaunterie for soules, 512
GP 511 Or with a bretherhed to been withholde; 512
GP 514 He was a shepherde and noght a mercenarie. 516
GP 514 He was a shepherde and noght a mercenarie. 516
GP 524 A bettre preest I trowe that nowher noon ys. 526
GP 526 Ne maked him a spiced conscience, 528
GP 529 With hym ther was a PLOWMAN, was his brother, 530
GP 530 That hadde ylad of dong ful many a fother; 532
GP 531 A trewe swynkere and a good was he, 532
GP 531 A trewe swynkere and a good was he, 532
GP 541 In a tabard he rood upon a mere. 542
GP 541 In a tabard he rood upon a mere. 542
GP 542 Ther was also a REVE, and a MILLERE, 544
GP 542 Ther was also a REVE, and a MILLERE, 544
GP 543 A SOMNOUR, and a PARDONER also, 544
GP 543 A SOMNOUR, and a PARDONER also, 544
GP 544 A MAUNCIPLE, and myself -- ther were namo. 546
GP 545 The MILLERE was a stout carl for the nones; 546
GP 549 He was short-sholdred, brood, a thikke knarre; 550
GP 551 Or breke it at a rennyng with his heed. 552
GP 553 And therto brood, as though it were a spade. 554
GP 555 A werte, and theron stood a toft of herys, 556
GP 555 A werte, and theron stood a toft of herys, 556
GP 556 Reed as the brustles of a sowes erys; 558
GP 558 A swerd and a bokeler bar he by his syde. 560
GP 558 A swerd and a bokeler bar he by his syde. 560
GP 559 His mouth as greet was as a greet forneys. 560
GP 560 He was a janglere and a goliardeys, 562
GP 560 He was a janglere and a goliardeys, 562
GP 563 And yet he hadde a thombe of gold, pardee. 564
GP 564 A whit cote and a blew hood wered he. 566
GP 564 A whit cote and a blew hood wered he. 566
GP 565 A baggepipe wel koude he blowe and sowne, 566
GP 567 A gentil MAUNCIPLE was ther of a temple, 568
GP 567 A gentil MAUNCIPLE was ther of a temple, 568
GP 573 Now is nat that of God a ful fair grace 574
GP 574 That swich a lewed mannes wit shal pace 576
GP 578 Of which ther were a duszeyne in that hous 580
GP 584 And able for to helpen al a shire 586
GP 587 The REVE was a sclendre colerik man. 588
GP 590 His top was dokked lyk a preest biforn. 592
GP 592 Ylyk a staf; ther was no calf ysene. 594
GP 593 Wel koude he kepe a gerner and a bynne; 594
GP 593 Wel koude he kepe a gerner and a bynne; 594
GP 612 And have a thank, and yet a cote and hood. 614
GP 612 And have a thank, and yet a cote and hood. 614
GP 613 In youthe he hadde lerned a good myster: 614
GP 614 He was a wel good wrighte, a carpenter. 616
GP 614 He was a wel good wrighte, a carpenter. 616
GP 615 This Reve sat upon a ful good stot 616
GP 617 A long surcote of pers upon he hade, 618
GP 618 And by his syde he baar a rusty blade. 620
GP 620 Biside a toun men clepen Baldeswelle. 622
GP 621 Tukked he was as is a frere aboute, 622
GP 623 A SOMONOUR was ther with us in that place, 624
GP 624 That hadde a fyr-reed cherubynnes face, 626
GP 626 As hoot he was and lecherous as a sparwe, 628
GP 639 A fewe termes hadde he, two or thre, 640
GP 642 And eek ye knowen wel how that a jay 644
GP 647 He was a gentil harlot and a kynde; 648
GP 647 He was a gentil harlot and a kynde; 648
GP 648 A bettre felawe sholde men noght fynde. 650
GP 649 He wolde suffre for a quart of wyn 650
GP 650 A good felawe to have his concubyn 652
GP 651 A twelf month, and excuse hym atte fulle; 652
GP 652 Ful prively a fynch eek koude he pulle. 654
GP 653 And if he foond owher a good felawe, 654
GP 656 But if a mannes soule were in his purs; 658
GP 662 And also war hym of a Significavit. 664
GP 666 A gerland hadde he set upon his heed, 668
GP 668 A bokeleer hadde he maad hym of a cake. 670
GP 668 A bokeleer hadde he maad hym of a cake. 670
GP 669 With hym ther rood a gentil PARDONER 670
GP 673 This Somonour bar to hym a stif burdoun; 674
GP 674 Was nevere trompe of half so greet a soun. 676
GP 676 But smothe it heeng as dooth a strike of flex; 678
GP 685 A vernycle hadde he sowed upon his cappe. 686
GP 688 A voys he hadde as smal as hath a goot. 690
GP 688 A voys he hadde as smal as hath a goot. 690
GP 691 I trowe he were a geldyng or a mare. 692
GP 691 I trowe he were a geldyng or a mare. 692
GP 694 For in his male he hadde a pilwe-beer, 696
GP 696 He seyde he hadde a gobet of the seyl 698
GP 699 He hadde a croys of latoun ful of stones, 700
GP 700 And in a glas he hadde pigges bones. 702
GP 702 A povre person dwellynge upon lond, 704
GP 703 Upon a day he gat hym moore moneye 704
GP 708 He was in chirche a noble ecclesiaste. 710
GP 709 Wel koude he rede a lessoun or a storie, 710
GP 709 Wel koude he rede a lessoun or a storie, 710
GP 715 Now have I toold you soothly, in a clause, 716
GP 731 Whoso shal telle a tale after a man, 732
GP 731 Whoso shal telle a tale after a man, 732
GP 733 Everich a word, if it be in his charge, 734
GP 751 A semely man OURE HOOSTE was withalle 752
GP 752 For to been a marchal in an halle. 754
GP 753 A large man he was with eyen stepe -- 754
GP 754 A fairer burgeys was ther noon in Chepe -- 756
GP 757 Eek therto he was right a myrie man; 758
GP 764 I saugh nat this yeer so myrie a compaignye 766
GP 767 And of a myrthe I am right now bythoght, 768
GP 774 To ride by the weye doumb as a stoon; 776
GP 799 Shal have a soper at oure aller cost 800
GP 815 And sette a soper at a certeyn pris, 816
GP 815 And sette a soper at a certeyn pris, 816
GP 824 And gadrede us togidre alle in a flok, 826
GP 825 And forth we riden a litel moore than paas 826
GP 854 What, welcome be the cut, a Goddes name! 856
GP 857 And he bigan with right a myrie cheere 858