The Concordance
 
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MilT 3188 A riche gnof, that gestes heeld to bord, 2
MilT 3189 And of his craft he was a carpenter. 2
MilT 3190 With hym ther was dwellynge a poure scoler, 4
MilT 3193 And koude a certeyn of conclusiouns, 6
MilT 3202 And lyk a mayden meke for to see. 16
MilT 3203 A chambre hadde he in that hostelrye 16
MilT 3212 His presse ycovered with a faldyng reed; 26
MilT 3213 And al above ther lay a gay sautrie, 26
MilT 3221 This carpenter hadde wedded newe a wyf, 34
MilT 3226 And demed hymself been lik a cokewold. 40
MilT 3235 A ceynt she werede, barred al of silk, 48
MilT 3236 A barmclooth as whit as morne milk 50
MilT 3237 Upon hir lendes, ful of many a goore. 50
MilT 3244 And sikerly she hadde a likerous ye; 58
MilT 3249 And softer than the wolle is of a wether. 62
MilT 3250 And by hir girdel heeng a purs of lether, 64
MilT 3254 So gay a popelote or swich a wenche. 68
MilT 3254 So gay a popelote or swich a wenche. 68
MilT 3258 As any swalwe sittynge on a berne. 72
MilT 3263 Wynsynge she was, as is a joly colt, 76
MilT 3264 Long as a mast, and upright as a bolt. 78
MilT 3264 Long as a mast, and upright as a bolt. 78
MilT 3265 A brooch she baar upon hir lowe coler, 78
MilT 3266 As brood as is the boos of a bokeler. 80
MilT 3268 She was a prymerole, a piggesnye, 82
MilT 3268 She was a prymerole, a piggesnye, 82
MilT 3272 That on a day this hende Nicholas 86
MilT 3282 And she sproong as a colt dooth in the trave, 96
MilT 3299 " A clerk hadde litherly biset his whyle, 112
MilT 3300 But if he koude a carpenter bigyle. " 114
MilT 3302 To wayte a tyme, as I have told biforn. 116
MilT 3312 Now was ther of that chirche a parissh clerk, 126
MilT 3315 And strouted as a fanne large and brode; 128
MilT 3321 Al in a kirtel of a lyght waget; 134
MilT 3321 Al in a kirtel of a lyght waget; 134
MilT 3323 And therupon he hadde a gay surplys 136
MilT 3325 A myrie child he was, so God me save. 138
MilT 3327 And maken a chartre of lond or acquitaunce. 140
MilT 3331 And pleyen songes on a smal rubible; 144
MilT 3332 Therto he song som tyme a loud quynyble; 146
MilT 3333 And as wel koude he pleye on a giterne. 146
MilT 3340 Gooth with a sencer on the haliday, 154
MilT 3342 And many a lovely look on hem he caste, 156
MilT 3344 To looke on hire hym thoughte a myrie lyf, 158
MilT 3346 I dar wel seyn, if she hadde been a mous, 160
MilT 3347 And he a cat, he wolde hire hente anon. 160
MilT 3349 Hath in his herte swich a love-longynge 162
MilT 3357 A litel after cokkes hadde ycrowe, 170
MilT 3358 And dressed hym up by a shot-wyndowe 172
MilT 3377 He syngeth, brokkynge as a nyghtyngale; 190
MilT 3384 He pleyeth Herodes upon a scaffold hye. 198
MilT 3388 He ne hadde for his labour but a scorn. 202
MilT 3390 And al his ernest turneth til a jape. 204
MilT 3399 And so bifel it on a Saterday, 212
MilT 3403 That Nicholas shal shapen hym a wyle 216
MilT 3411 Bothe mete and drynke for a day or tweye, 224
MilT 3429 I saugh today a cors yborn to chirche 242
MilT 3432 " Clepe at his dore, or knokke with a stoon. 246
MilT 3439 But al for noght; he herde nat a word. 252
MilT 3440 An hole he foond, ful lowe upon a bord, 254
MilT 3443 And at the laste he hadde of hym a sight. 256
MilT 3450 A man woot litel what hym shal bityde. 264
MilT 3455 Ye, blessed be alwey a lewed man 268
MilT 3460 Til he was in a marle-pit yfalle; 274
MilT 3465 Get me a staf, that I may underspore, 278
MilT 3469 His knave was a strong carl for the nones, 282
MilT 3497 And broghte of myghty ale a large quart; 310
MilT 3516 That now a Monday next, at quarter nyght, 330
MilT 3517 Shal falle a reyn, and that so wilde and wood 330
MilT 3543 That she hadde had a ship hirself allone. 356
MilT 3548 A knedyng trogh, or ellis a kymelyn, 362
MilT 3548 A knedyng trogh, or ellis a kymelyn, 362
MilT 3550 In which we mowe swymme as in a barge, 364
MilT 3552 But for a day -- fy on the remenant! 366
MilT 3560 To han as greet a grace as Noe hadde. 374
MilT 3586 That noon of us ne speke nat a word, 400
MilT 3611 Lo, which a greet thyng is affeccioun! 424
MilT 3619 He siketh with ful many a sory swogh; 432
MilT 3620 He gooth and geteth hym a knedyng trogh, 434
MilT 3621 And after that a tubbe and a kymelyn, 434
MilT 3621 And after that a tubbe and a kymelyn, 434
MilT 3628 With breed, and chese, and good ale in a jubbe, 442
MilT 3629 Suffisynge right ynogh as for a day. 442
MilT 3637 They seten stille wel a furlong way. 450
MilT 3661 And axed upon cas a cloisterer 474
MilT 3668 And dwellen at the grange a day or two; 482
MilT 3683 That is a signe of kissyng atte leeste. 496
MilT 3684 Al nyght me mette eek I was at a feeste. 498
MilT 3692 Under his tonge a trewe-love he beer, 506
MilT 3697 And softe he cougheth with a semy soun: 510
MilT 3704 I moorne as dooth a lamb after the tete. 518
MilT 3706 That lik a turtel trewe is my moornynge. 520
MilT 3707 I may nat ete na moore than a mayde. " 520
MilT 3712 Go forth thy wey, or I wol caste a ston, 526
MilT 3713 And lat me slepe, a twenty devel wey! " 526
MilT 3724 And seyde, " I am a lord at alle degrees; 538
MilT 3737 For wel he wiste a womman hath no berd. 550
MilT 3738 He felte a thyng al rough and long yherd, 552
MilT 3741 And Absolon gooth forth a sory pas. 554
MilT 3742 " A berd! A berd! " quod hende Nicholas, 556
MilT 3742 " A berd! A berd! " quod hende Nicholas, 556
MilT 3756 Of paramours he sette nat a kers, 570
MilT 3759 And weep as dooth a child that is ybete. 572
MilT 3760 A softe paas he wente over the strete 574
MilT 3761 Until a smyth men cleped daun Gerveys, 574
MilT 3772 This Absolon ne roghte nat a bene 586
MilT 3780 Or in a poke nobles alle untold, 594
MilT 3791 That knokketh so? I warante it a theef. " 604
MilT 3794 Of gold, " quod he, " I have thee broght a ryng. 608
MilT 3806 This Nicholas anon leet fle a fart 620
MilT 3807 As greet as it had been a thonder-dent, 620
MilT 3842 And turned al his harm unto a jape. 656