Literature Quiz / Chaucer's Pilgrim from Canterbury Tales

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Can you name the pilgrims from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales?

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QuoteNamePhysical Description
A better felawe sholde men nought finde: He wolde suffer, for a quart of win, A good felawe to have his concubine A twelfmonth and excusen him at the full. fire-red face, leprous skin
…if gold ruste, what shal iren do?always visits the sick, pure, scholarly
And gladly would he lerne, and gladly techethin, poor, loved books
Nowher so bisy a man as he ther nas; And yit he seemed bisier than he was. wore silk, shrewd, affected
Wel coude he stelen corn and tollen thries And yit he hadde a thombe of gold, pardee staut, brawny, red beard, mole on nose
But, for to speken of hir conscience, She was so charitable and so pitous She wolde weppe if that she saw a mous Caught in a trappe, if it were deed or bleede. coy smile
He kepte that he wan in pestilence. For gold in physic is a cordial, Therefore he love gold in special. wore blood-red and blue silk
Now is nat that of God a ful fair grace That swich a lewed mannes wit shal pace The wisdom of an heep of lerned men? no physical description given
He hadde maad ful many a mariage Of younge women at his owne cost… lecherous, savvy beggar
She coude muchel of wandring by the way Gat-toothed was she, smoothly for to saye. new shoes, scarlet leggings, wide hips
QuoteNamePhysical Description
He hadde a crois of laton, full of stones, And in a glas he hadde pigges bones… thin blond hair, high voice
His table dormant in his halle always Stood redy covered all the longe day. wealthy, white beard, red-faced
A lovere and a lusty bachelor, With lokkes crulle as they were laid in presse. young, handsome, curly hair
And though that he were worthy, he was wis, And of his port as meeke as is a maide. honorable, chivalrous
A…was ther with a forked beerd, In motelee, and hye on hors he sat forked beard, motley clothes
A daggere hanging on a laas hadde he Aboute his nekke, under his arm adown. very tan, dishonest
An outridere that loved venerye, A manly man, to been an abbot able. manly, strong, loves to hunt
They were adred of him as of the deathslender, hot-tempered
Forsoothe he was a worthy man withalle; But, sooth to sayn, I not how men him calle. another repeat
If that he faught and had the hyer hand, By water he sente hem hoom to every land this one's a repeat

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