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The phrase ‘folk of Gawle’ (in Dorigen's complaint, V.1411) seems to be translating Jerome's word Gallorum. ‘Gawle’ could be Gaul, but since the fearful maidens in the allusion are in ...

Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).


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