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Canterbury Tales Prologue Shipman through Host

Ms. Thompson

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Across
3.wart on his nose from which bristly hairs protruded and made him look fearful
4.like a fish out of water was he sat on his horse
6.speaks Latin to show off
8.short shouldered, broad and think set
12.big eyes, yellow hair, beardless
14.loves garlic, onions, and leeks
15.ideal Christian man
17.sings and preaches so as to frighten everyone into buying his pardons at a great price
19.scaly infection around the eyebrows
22.church official who had authority from Rome to sell pardon and indulgence to those charged with sins
23.deaf
25.paid his tithes
26.wore scarlet red stockings
28.made a lot of money during the Plague
29.steward for law school in London
30.suspicious, trusts no one
31.huge man
34.knew astronomy and something of nature
35.cheats the well-educated lawyers by putting aside a tidy sum for himself
36.tells dirty story about a miller for revenge
38.big brawny man
39.could not ride well
Down
1.the ideal portrait as what a parish priest should be
2.red beard
4.paid to summon sinners before a church court
5.played bagpipes as pilgrims left the town
6.fire-red complexion, pimples and boils
7.honest with his neighbors
8.could out wrestle any man, even a ram
9.implication that he is not really a man, that he is either sexually impotent or peverted
10.uncouth
11.moth eaten beard
12.loud, high-pitched voice
13.true Christian priest
16.gap-toothed
18.knew nothing of the Bible
20.excellent seamstress and weaver
21.loved gold
22.hypocrite and phony
23.married five times
24.poor but rich in holy thoughts and works
27.manager of a large estate
30.once a carpenter
32.small tennant farmer
33.rode last in the group
37.Harry Bailey

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