Stanza 125


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quippe cum in mediis opibus inops semper spiritu vixisset atque humilis.

since, forsooth, she had always dwelt amid riches with lowly and humble spirit.


No wonder is, for in hir grete estaat
Hire goost was evere in pleyn humylitee.
No tendre mouth, noon herte delicaat,
No pompe, no semblant of roialtee,
But ful of pacient benyngnytee,
Discreet and pridelees, ay honurable,
And to hire housbonde evere meke and stable.

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