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1

the pardoner's sin

greed, gluttony

2

and thus i preach against the very vice
I make my living out of ----avaricee

irony
preaching against his own sin

3

a yokel mind loves stories from of old

accusing them of being stupid

4

what did the widow have

a string of starving children

5

he's killed a thousand in the present plague

death- black plague

6

the clergy is

crumpled

7

the pardoner's tale is about _____ who are where

rioters in a tavern before the morning bell

8

who is the speaker's mother

earth

9

what does pallor mean

an unhealthy pale apperance

10

what does the young man accuse the old man of

being a spy for death to kill the young ones

11

florins

coins

12

what did they decide to do with the gold

wait till night and draw lots to see who goes to town to fetch bread and wine

13

what does to keep things dark mean

in secret

14

who drew the biggest lot

the youngest one

15

what does parley mean

discussion

16

what did the two who stayed behind decide to do

kill the younger one so they could get more gold

17

what is perdition

hell; damnation

18

what did the young man think to do while in town

buy poison to kill the other two

19

what did the young man tell the apothecary

i have rats to call and a polecat

20

what happened when the young man got back

they killed the younger one and then drank the poison and died

21

who is the pardoner addressing
dear beloved, God forgive your sin
And keep you from the vice of avarice!

the rest of the pilgrims

22

what is a leech

physician

23

what does this mean
for instance --we are all at fortune's beck--
Your horse may throw you down and break your neck

the pilgrims could die at any second

24

who does the pardoner call out at the end

the host

25

after seeing the dead corpse pass by, what do the 3 decide to do

find death and kill it

26

death is the

root of all evil

27

moral of the story

greed is badw

28

who does the pardoner suggest to buy the first pardon or relic

the host

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