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Unformatted text preview: Theodamas a seer of Thebes who trumpeted loudly after any of his prophecies. Theophrastus (Theofraste) the author of a book on nuptials and sometimes quoted by St. Jerome, the antifeminist. Three Misfortunes, Thinges Three reference to Proverbs xxx, 21-23. throstle a song thrush. Trentals masses sung for a soul in purgatory; this ritual usually consists of one mass a day for thirty days. Trophee a prophet of the Chaldee. Trumpyngtoun (Trumpington) a town near Cambridge, England. Tullius an early king of Rome; he is not well known but both Melibee and Dame Prudence quote him often. usury (usure) charging interest on money lent, a practice forbidden by canon law. usury lending money at an exorbitant interest rate Valerie and Theofraste a work attributed to Walter Map, a minor satirist who disparaged marriage. All the writers the Wife of Bath quotes have written something either antifeminist, satiric, or...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.
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- The Aeneid