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In The Canterbury Tales, which pilgrim is described as an epicurean, a person who lives...
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You could probably make a case for many of these characters to fit that description, but the main guy you're looking for is the Franklin. The Franklin is said to be a man who loves the finest food and drink and is never short on either. In my translation, you would be most interested in lines 345-348:
"He lived for pleasure and had always done,
For he was Epicurus' very son,
In whose opinion sensual delight
Was the one true felicity in sight."
Posted by mrerick on August 27, 2007 at 2:37 AM (Answer #1)
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