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...governed by their wives; and all old, angry niggards of their pence, God send them soon a very pestilence!”(Page 150 Lines 407-410). Are the ending lines to the story and they finish the tale, even though the knight didn’t get what he deserved, his story will serve a purpose for generations to come.
Clearly, throughout this entirety of the knights journey, it is clear of the views that Chaucer is trying to express through the tale. How women should be treated no matter what, how a gentleman should act not being born into his gentleman hood, or even to how his crime wasn’t punished accordingly but served its purpose.”So they lived ever after to the end In perfect bliss; and may Christ Jesus send Us Husbands meek and young and fresh in bed And grave to overbid them when we wed.” (Page 150 Lines 403-406).
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