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Absalom asks for a goodbye kiss
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From The Canterbury Tales:
The Miller's Tale
lines 615-635: The kissing of bare arse


615       This Absolon doun sette hym on his knees
And seyde, "I am a lord at alle degrees;
For after this I hope ther cometh moore.
Lemman, thy grace, and sweete bryd, thyn oore!"
      The wyndow she undoth, and that in haste.
620"Have do," quod she, "com of, and speed the faste,
Lest that oure neighebores thee espie."
      This Absolon gan wype his mouth ful drie.
Derk was the nyght as pich, or as a cole,
And at the wyndow out she putte hir hole,
625And Absolon, hym fil no bet ne wers,
But with his mouth he kiste hir naked ers
Ful savorly, er he were war of this.
Abak he stirte, and thoughte it was amys,
For wel he wiste a womman hath no berd.
630He felte a thyng al rough and long yherd,
And seyde, "Fy! allas! what have I do?"
      "Tehee!" quod she, and clapte the wyndow to,
And Absolon gooth forth a sory pas.
      "A berd! a berd!" quod hende Nicholas,
635"By Goddes corpus, this goth faire and weel."
615       This Absalom plumped down upon his knees,
And said: "I am a lord in all degrees;
For after this there may be better still
Darling, my sweetest bird, I wait your will."
The window she unbarred, and that in haste.
620      "Have done," said she, "come on, and do it fast,
Before we're seen by any neighbour's eye."
      This Absalom did wipe his mouth all dry;
Dark was the night as pitch, aye dark as coal,
And through the window she put out her hole.
625And Absalom no better felt nor worse,
But with his mouth he kissed her naked arse
Right greedily, before he knew of this.
Aback he leapt- it seemed somehow amiss,
For well he knew a woman has no beard;
630He'd felt a thing all rough and longish haired,
And said, "Oh fie, alas! What did I do?"
      "Teehee!" she laughed, and clapped the, window to;
And Absalom went forth a sorry pace.
      "A beard! A beard!" cried clever Nicholas,
635"Now by God's corpus, this goes fair and well!"



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