The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales (10.The Franklin) part 27

The Franklin is the 10th character of The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales. 333. A Frankeleyn was in his compaignye.334. Whit was his berd as is the dayesye;335. Of his complexioun he was sangwyn.336. Wel loved he by the morwe a sop in wyn;337. To lyven in delit was evere his wone,338. For he was Epicurus owene sone,339. That heeld opinioun that pleyn delit340. Was verraily felicitee parfit.341. An housholdere, and that a greet, was he;342. Seint Julian he was in his contree.343. His breed, his ale, was alweys after oon;344. A bettre envyned man was nowher noon.

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