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THE CANTERBURY TALES
And other Poems
of

GEOFFREY CHAUCER
Edited for Popular Perusal by D. Laing Purves

The Canterbury Tales and Other Poems

1

Goeffrey Chaucer

CONTENTS
PREFACE ......................................................................................................4 LIFE OF CHAUCER ....................................................................................7 THE CANTERBURY TALES The General Prologue .............................................................................23 The Knight’s Tale....................................................................................49 The Miller’s tale ....................................................................................109 The Reeve’s Tale ...................................................................................131 The Cook’s Tale ....................................................................................146 The Man of Law’s Tale..........................................................................152 The Wife of Bath’s Tale ........................................................................186 The Friar’s Tale .....................................................................................220 The Sompnour’s Tale............................................................................232 The Clerk’s Tale....................................................................................251 The Merchant’s Tale .............................................................................290 The Squire’s Tale ..................................................................................323 The Franklin’s Tale ...............................................................................345 The Doctor’s Tale .................................................................................372 The Pardoner’s Tale ..............................................................................381 The Shipman’s Tale ..............................................................................403 The Prioress’s Tale ................................................................................417 Chaucer’s Tale of Sir Thopas................................................................426 Chaucer’s Tale of Meliboeus.................................................................435 The Monk’s Tale ...................................................................................448 The Nun’s Priest’s Tale .........................................................................476 The Second Nun’s...
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