To han respit thre dayes and narao, To recomende to you er that I go Thise soules, lo, and that I myghte do werche
Heere of myn hous perpetuelly a cherche.
to know his lore and worche therafter" (108); "[God] yif ous grace to love his lore in herte and to werche
therafter in dede" (110).
carried out this project for her PhD (fulfilled in 1992 at the Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitat in Bonn, Germany).
I assent, by Seint Jame," seide the knyght thanne, "For to werche
by thi wordes the while my lif dureth.
How dur pan oper prestys or clerkys Or pou lewyd man pat day werche
, Whan pat day ys halewyd yn holy cherche?