The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story
An haberdassher, and a carpenter,
A webbe, a dyere, and a tapicer,
Were with us eek, clothed in o liveree
Of a solempne and greet fraternitee.
(General Prologue 361 – 365)
For ech of hem made other for to winne;
Hir frendschipe nas nat newe to biginne.
(General Prologue 427 – 428)
In felawschipe wel coude she laughe and carpe.
(General Prologue 474)