Canterbury Tales-The Parson

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Canterbury Tales: The Parson I. Vocabulary list Asunder: Separate from each other; apart. Clerk: Scholar; Layman with minor church duties Contemptuous: Showing contempt; scornful Disdainful: A feeling of scorn Encumbered: Burdened with weight; to hold back Lore: Knowledge on traditional facts or beliefs. Mire: Muddy, swampy, being stuck in mud Parishioner: Member of a parish (a district with its own church and clergyman) Pomp: A showy display; a boastful show Rebuke: An act of expression or criticism Remotest: Far off place; remote Scrupulosity: Strict regard for what is right Shitten: dirty; muddy; sinful Wrought: Made with care II. Paraphrase A popular holy man hanging around Was a poor yet humble Parson in town. But he was loaded with his work and holy thought And his education, which he never brought.
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Because he knew God’s word and would preach to the choir About His word so that others could acquire. Gentle, hard working, and quiet, This guy could peacefully backhand a riot A word he would never say was a cuss Yet if there was ever unfortunately a fuss, He would give to poor because it is grand And would use church offerings, even his own land Because his parish was huge and the houses apart
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