Don Brunel the Ass a twelfth-century work by the Englishman Nigel Wireker. The tale refers to a priest's son who breaks a rooster's leg by throwing a stone at it. In revenge, the bird declines to crow in the morning of the day when the priest is to be ordained and receive a benefice; the priest fails to wake up in time and, being late for the ceremony, loses his preferment. Dorigen's Lamentations a recitation of women, most of whom took their own lives rather than disgrace themselves. Dunmow Fliatcah a prize awarded to the married couple in Essex who had no quarrels, no regrets, and, if the opportunity presented itself, would remarry each other. The Wife is still establishing the right of more than one marriage. 'Dun's in the Myre refers to a type of rural game in which a group of youths brought in a log and pretended it was a horse stuck in the mud. Ecclesiasticus, Ecclesiaste
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