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From The Canterbury Tales:
The Man of Law's Tale
lines 862-875: Constance and her son are victually embarked and pushed into the sea


Therwith she looketh bakward to the londe,
And seyde, "Farwel, housbonde routheless!"
And up she rist, and walketh doun the stronde,
865Toward the ship. - hir folweth al the prees -
And evere she preyeth hir child to holde his pees,
And taketh hir leve, and with an hooly entente
She blisseth hir, and into ship she wente.
Therewith she gazed long backward at the land,
And said: "Farewell, my husband merciless!"
And up she rose and walked right down the strand
865Toward the ship; followed her all the crowd;
And ever she prayed her child not to cry so loud;
And took her leave; and with a high intent
She crossed herself; and aboard ship she went.

Vitailled was the ship, it is no drede,
870Habundantly for hir ful longe space;
And othere necessaries that sholde nede
She hadde ynogh, heried be Goddes grace;
For wynd and weder almyghty God purchace,
And brynge hir hoom, I kan no bettre seye!
875But in the see she dryveth forth hir weye.
Victualled had been the ship, 'tis true - indeed
870Abundantly - for her, and for long space;
Of many other things that she should need
She had great plenty, thanks be to God's grace!
Through wind and weather may God find her place
And bring her home! I can no better say;
875But out to sea she stood upon her way.



Explicit secunda pars
(Here ends the second Part)




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