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The Canterbury Tales: The Miller's Tale

The Canterbury Tales: The Miller's Tale

by Geoffrey Chaucer

Madness Quotes

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Quote #10

For every clerk anonright heeld with other:
They seyde, 'The man is wood, my leve brother.'

(744-745)

With this dismissal by the town clerks, "The Miller's Tale" ends as it began, with the rivalry between educated clerk and uneducated tradesman.

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