The Concordance
 
 A...............22
MkT 1893 I hadde levere than a barel ale 4
MkT 1910 To wedden a milksop, or a coward ape, 22
MkT 1910 To wedden a milksop, or a coward ape, 22
MkT 1916 Be lik a wilde leoun, fool-hardy. 28
MkT 1925 For ye shul telle a tale trewely. 36
MkT 1932 I vowe to God, thou hast a ful fair skyn; 44
MkT 1933 It is a gentil pasture ther thow goost. 44
MkT 1934 Thou art nat lyk a penant or a goost: 46
MkT 1934 Thou art nat lyk a penant or a goost: 46
MkT 1938 Thou art a maister whan thou art at hoom; 50
MkT 1940 But a governour, wily and wys, 52
MkT 1942 A wel farynge persone for the nones. 54
MkT 1945 Thou woldest han been a tredefowel aright. 56
MkT 1946 Haddestow as greet a leeve as thou hast myght 58
MkT 1948 Thou haddest bigeten ful many a creature. 60
MkT 1949 Allas, why werestow so wyd a cope? 60
MkT 1950 God yeve me sorwe, but, and I were a pope, 62
MkT 1953 Sholde have a wyf; for al the world is lorn! 64
MkT 1964 Ful ofte in game a sooth I have herd seye! " 76
MkT 1968 To telle yow a tale, or two, or three. 80
MkT 1973 Tragedie is to seyn a certeyn storie, 84
MkT 1981 And eek in meetre in many a sondry wyse. 92
 
 AFTER...........1
MkT 1987 After hir ages, as men writen fynde, 98
 
 AGES............1
MkT 1987 After hir ages, as men writen fynde, 98
 
 AL..............6
MkT 1920 Al be it that I dar nat hire withstonde, 32
MkT 1947 To parfourne al thy lust in engendrure, 58
MkT 1953 Sholde have a wyf; for al the world is lorn! 64
MkT 1954 Religioun hath take up al the corn 66
MkT 1965 This worthy Monk took al in pacience, 76
MkT 1966 And seyde, " I wol doon al my diligence, 78
 
 ALBON...........1
MkT 1930 Or daun Thomas, or elles daun Albon? 42
 
 ALE.............1
MkT 1893 I hadde levere than a barel ale 4
 
 ALLAS...........1
MkT 1949 Allas, why werestow so wyd a cope? 60
 
 AM..............3
MkT 1891 Oure Hooste seyde, " As I am feithful man, 2
MkT 1915 Or elles I am but lost, but if that I 26
MkT 1919 For I am perilous with knyf in honde, 30
 
 AN..............1
MkT 1972 Of whiche I have an hundred in my celle. 84
 
 AND.............25
MkT 1890 And of Prudence and hire benignytee, 2
MkT 1890 And of Prudence and hire benignytee, 2
MkT 1892 And by that precious corpus Madrian, 4
MkT 1899 And crieth, `Slee the dogges everichoon, 10
MkT 1900 And brek hem, bothe bak and every boon!' 12
MkT 1900 And brek hem, bothe bak and every boon!' 12
MkT 1901 " And if that any neighebor of myne 12
MkT 1905 And crieth, `False coward, wrek thy wyf! 16
MkT 1907 And thou shalt have my distaf and go spynne!' 18
MkT 1907 And thou shalt have my distaf and go spynne!' 18
MkT 1914 And out at dore anon I moot me dighte, 26
MkT 1918 Som neighebor, and thanne go my way; 30
MkT 1940 But a governour, wily and wys, 52
MkT 1941 And therwithal of brawnes and of bones 52
MkT 1941 And therwithal of brawnes and of bones 52
MkT 1950 God yeve me sorwe, but, and I were a pope, 62
MkT 1955 Of tredyng, and we borel men been shrympes. 66
MkT 1958 And feble that they may nat wel engendre. 70
MkT 1966 And seyde, " I wol doon al my diligence, 78
MkT 1969 And if yow list to herkne hyderward, 80
MkT 1976 And is yfallen out of heigh degree 88
MkT 1977 Into myserie, and endeth wrecchedly. 88
MkT 1978 And they ben versified communely 90
MkT 1981 And eek in meetre in many a sondry wyse. 92
MkT 1988 But tellen hem som bifore and som bihynde, 100
 
 ANON............1
MkT 1914 And out at dore anon I moot me dighte, 26
 
 ANY.............1
MkT 1901 " And if that any neighebor of myne 12
 
 APE.............1
MkT 1910 To wedden a milksop, or a coward ape, 22
 
 ARIGHT..........1
MkT 1945 Thou woldest han been a tredefowel aright. 56
 
 ARMES...........1
MkT 1921 For she is byg in armes, by my feith: 32
 
 ART.............4
MkT 1934 Thou art nat lyk a penant or a goost: 46
MkT 1935 Upon my feith, thou art som officer, 46
MkT 1938 Thou art a maister whan thou art at hoom; 50
MkT 1938 Thou art a maister whan thou art at hoom; 50
 
 AS..............10
MkT 1891 Oure Hooste seyde, " As I am feithful man, 2
MkT 1896 As was this Melibeus wyf Prudence. 8
MkT 1937 For by my fader soule, as to my doom, 48
MkT 1946 Haddestow as greet a leeve as thou hast myght 58
MkT 1946 Haddestow as greet a leeve as thou hast myght 58
MkT 1967 As fer as sowneth into honestee, 78
MkT 1967 As fer as sowneth into honestee, 78
MkT 1974 As olde bookes maken us memorie, 86
MkT 1987 After hir ages, as men writen fynde, 98
MkT 1989 As it now comth unto my remembraunce, 100
 
 ASSAYE..........1
MkT 1959 This maketh that oure wyves wole assaye 70
 
 AT..............2
MkT 1914 And out at dore anon I moot me dighte, 26
MkT 1938 Thou art a maister whan thou art at hoom; 50
 
 AWEY............1
MkT 1923 But lat us passe awey fro this mateere. 34
 
 BAK.............1
MkT 1900 And brek hem, bothe bak and every boon!' 12
 
 BAREL...........1
MkT 1893 I hadde levere than a barel ale 4
 
 BE..............7
MkT 1903 Or be so hardy to hire to trespace, 14
MkT 1916 Be lik a wilde leoun, fool-hardy. 28
MkT 1920 Al be it that I dar nat hire withstonde, 32
MkT 1924 " My lord, the Monk, " quod he, " be myrie of cheere, 36
MkT 1931 Of what hous be ye, by youre fader kyn? 42
MkT 1963 But be nat wrooth, my lord, though that I pleye. 74
MkT 1986 Be it of popes, emperours, or kynges, 98
 
 BEEN............5
MkT 1911 That wol been overlad with every wight! 22
MkT 1945 Thou woldest han been a tredefowel aright. 56
MkT 1955 Of tredyng, and we borel men been shrympes. 66
MkT 1957 This maketh that oure heires been so sklendre 68
MkT 1980 In prose eek been endited many oon, 92
 
 BEN.............1
MkT 1978 And they ben versified communely 90
 
 BENIGNYTEE......1
MkT 1890 And of Prudence and hire benignytee, 2
 
 BETE............1
MkT 1897 By Goddes bones, whan I bete my knaves, 8
 
 BETTRE..........1
MkT 1960 Religious folk, for ye mowe bettre paye 72
 
 BIFORE..........1
MkT 1988 But tellen hem som bifore and som bihynde, 100
 
 BIGETEN.........1
MkT 1948 Thou haddest bigeten ful many a creature. 60
 
 BIGYNNE.........1
MkT 1908 Fro day to nyght right thus she wol bigynne. 20
 
 BIHYNDE.........1
MkT 1988 But tellen hem som bifore and som bihynde, 100
 
 BISEEKE.........1
MkT 1984 But first I yow biseeke in this mateere, 96
 
 BONES...........3
MkT 1897 By Goddes bones, whan I bete my knaves, 8
MkT 1906 By corpus bones, I wol have thy knyf, 18
MkT 1941 And therwithal of brawnes and of bones 52