which that men clepe
spousaille or wedlock" (ClT, 11.
The church used this very biblical passage, 'Go shew yourselves to the priests' (Lk 17: 14), to rebuke Lollards during heresy trials, (38) likely because the heretical sect vehemently denied any man's power to forgive and absolve sins: 'For no man but God assoyles of synnes, but if we clepe
assoylynge schewyng of presetis pat God hymselfe assoyled'.
Under interrogation, Torpe still voiced support for what he called "true pilgrimage": "I clepe
hem trewe pilgrymes travelynge toward the blis of hevene whiche, in the staat, degree or ordre that God clepith hem to, bisien hem feithfulli for to occupie alle her wittis, bodili and goostli, to knowe treweli and to kepe feithfulli the heestis of God.
This heavy headed revel east and west Makes us traduc'd and tax'd of other nations; That clepe
us drunkards and with swinish phrase Soil our addition; and indeed it takes From our achievements, though performed at height The pith and marrow of our attribute
us drunkards and with a swinish phrase Soil our addition.
us drunkards, and with swinish phrase Soil our addition; and indeed it takes From our achievements, though performed at height, The pith and marrow of our attribute.
Me were looth be likned, doutelees, To Muses that men clepe
Pierides - Methamorphosios woot what I mene; But nathelees, I recche noght a bene Though I come after hym with hawebake.
This see clepe
I the tempestuous matere Of disespeir that Troilus was inne: But now of hope the kalendes begynne.
5) Yn this chapitre we clepe
paym dede in whoom we stonde in doute of paire life and pe whiche been so nigh deeth bat phisike and leches forsaken thaym for pay been destitute of th'actes of lyfe (RR).
2) Save this man of this evel the which men clepe
the fever (H).
7) the heritage is to seyn the doctryne of the whiche Socrates in his opynyoun of felicite, that I clepe
[= 'call'] welefulnesse (Chaucer Bk I pr.
She dances and leapes And Christ stands and clepes