The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales (10.The Franklin) part 28

The Franklin is the 10th character of The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales. 345. Withoute bake mete was nevere his hous, 346. Of fissh and flessh, and that so plentevous, 347. It snewed in his hous of mete and drynke, 348. Of alle deyntees that men koude thynke, 349. After the sondry sesons of the yeer; 350. So chaunged he his mete and his soper. 351. Ful many a fat partrich hadde he in muwe, 352. And many a breem and many a luce in stuwe. 353. Wo was his cook but if his sauce were 354. Poynaunt and sharp, and redy al his geere. 355. His table dormant in his halle alway 356. Stood redy covered al the longe day.

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