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Walter orders the sergeant to bring the child secretly to Bologna
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From The Canterbury Tales:
The Clerk's Tale
lines 596-609: Despite the loss of her child, Griselda's mood and splendour have not changed


       The sergeant gooth, and hath fulfild this thyng,
But to this markys now retourne we,
For now gooth he ful faste ymaginyng,
If by his wyves cheere he myghte se
600Or by hir word aperceyve that she
Were chaunged, but he nevere hir koude fynde,
But evere in oon ylike sad and kynde.
       The sergeant goes and has fulfilled this thing;
But to this marquis now return must we;
For soon he went to see her, wondering
If by his wife's demeanour he might see,
600Or by her conversation learn that she
Were changed in aught; but her he could not find
Other than ever serious and kind.

       As glad, as humble, as bisy in servyse,
And eek in love, as she was wont to be,
605Was she to hym in every maner wyse,
Ne of hir doghter noght a word spak she.
Noon accident for noon adversitee
Was seyn in hire, ne nevere hir doghter name
Ne nempned she, in ernest nor in game.
       As glad, as humble, as busy in service,
And even in love, as she was wont to be,
605Was she to him at all times in each wise;
And of her daughter not a word spoke she.
No strange nor odd look of adversity
Was seen in her, and her dear daughter's name
She never named in earnest nor in game.


Explicit tercia pars.
Here ends the third part





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After four years, Griselda gives birth to a son
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