Witness into the Midas — do you tune in to the newest tale?
945 And you will somme seyn one to anticipate delit han we And many declare that you will find high contentment 946 To own to already been holden steady, and eek secree, To be thought firm, and then have (capable keep good) secret, 947 Along with o purpos stedefastly in order to dwelle, Plus in you to objective steadfastly to stay, 948 And you can nat biwreye thyng one dudes us telle. 949 However, you to tale are nat worth a-rake-stele. But that tale is not worthy of a-rake handle. 950 Pardee, we wommen konne no thyng hele; By the Jesus, we feminine can also be cover-up little; 951 Witnesse to your Myda — wol ye heere brand new tale?
952 Ovyde, amonges othere thynges smale, Ovid, one of almost every other brief things, 953 Seyde Myda hadde, not as much as their longe heres, Told you Midas got, less than their long-hair, 954 Growynge up on his stick to a few asses eres, A couple ass’s ears, growing on their direct, 955 New whiche vice the guy hydde when he most readily useful myghte The newest and that vice the guy hid when he finest you are going to 956 Ful subtilly out of every mannes sighte, Extremely skillfully out of each and every people’s sight, 957 You to definitely, save your self his wyf, ther wiste of it namo. One, with the exception of their wife, there know from it no anyone else. 958 He loved get moost, and you may leading hire together with; He cherished her really, and you will respected their particular including; 959 He preyede hire you to definitely in order to no animal The guy prayed her you to in order to no animal 960 She sholde tellen off their disfigure. She is talk about their disfigurement.
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961 She swoor him, ”Nay”; to own al the world to wynne, She swore your, ”Nay”; for all this world so you’re able to earn, 962 She nolde accomplish that vileynye otherwise synne, She would not accomplish that dishonor otherwise sin, 963 And also make hir housbonde han thus nasty a reputation. To make their own partner has therefore bad a track record. 964 She nolde nat telle they to possess hir owene shame. She’d maybe not share with it to possess her own shame. 965 But nathelees, hir thoughte you to she dyde Yet still, she considered that she would die 966 That she therefore longe sholde an effective conseil hyde; When the she is always to cover-up a key a long time; 967 Hir thoughte they swal very soore aboute hir herte She imagine it swelled therefore sore regarding their particular cardiovascular system 968 You to nedely som phrase get moste asterte; You to fundamentally some term need certainly to refrain their unique; 969 And sith she dorste telle they in order to zero people, And because she dared share with it in order to dames cГ©libataires VГ©nГ©zuГ©lien zero guy, 970 Doun so you can good mareys faste from the she went — She ran down to an around hir herte is afyre — Up until she emerged there her cardiovascular system are afire — 972 So when a bitore bombleth on the myre, And as a bittern bumbles from the mire, 973 She leyde hir mouth area unto water doun: She placed their unique throat down unto the water: 974 ”Biwreye me personally nat, thou h2o, which have thy soun,” ”Betray myself maybe not, thou drinking water, that have thy voice,” 975 Quod she; ”to help you thee I telle it and you will namo; She said; ”to help you thee We give they no anyone else; 976 Myn housbonde hath longe asses erys a couple! My better half provides two much time asses ears! 977 Now is myn herte al hool; now is it oute. Now could be my cardiovascular system all-whole; now is it out. 978 We myghte no lenger kepe they, regarding doute.” I am able to no more keep it, definitely.” 979 Heere get ye se, thogh we a good tyme abyde, Right here you can look for, though we a period of time abide, 980 But really away they moot; we kan no conseil hyde. But really aside it should come; we could cover up no secret. 981 The latest remenant of tale if the ye wol heere, The remnant of story for a moment listen to, 982 Redeth Ovyde, and ther ye could possibly get they leere.