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From The Clerk's Tale, lines 596-609:
Despite the loss of her child, Griselda's mood and splendour have not changed
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From The Canterbury Tales:
The Clerk's Tale
lines 610-616: After four years, Griselda gives birth to a son


Sequitur pars quarta.
Here follows the fourth part


610        In this estaat ther passed been foure yeer
Er she with childe was; but as God wolde,
A knave child she bar by this Walter,
Ful gracious and fair for to biholde.
And whan that folk it to his fader tolde,
615Nat oonly he, but al his contree, merye
Was for this child, and God they thanke and herye.
610        In this way over them there passed four years
Before she had a child; but as high God would,
A boy-child then she bore, as it appears,
By Walter, fair and pleasing to behold.
And when folk this word to the father told,
615Not only he but all the people raised
Their joyous hymns to God and his grace praised.





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Two years later, Walter tests his wife Griselda once more
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