Where now is thy chamber pleasantly furnished,l. 416-7.
With excellent bed and handsomely embroidered tapestry furniture-coverings?
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
From Robert Henryson's The Testament of Cresseid, the Scottish fan-fiction sequel to Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde. Backstory: To punish Criseyde for her misdeeds, the gods have decided that she should be stricken with leprosy; she is run out of town and must live in a leper-lodge. She is not pleased: