That moral continues to the end of the story when Chanticleer goads the fox into taunting the farmers about his catch. In opening his mouth to speak, the fox then loses Chanticleer. Just another example of keeping your pride down as a moral used by the nun's priest.
This is a question from the Nun's Priest Tale (it's always helpful to be as specific as possible when asking a question).
The fox is able to capture Chanticleer by flattering him. While at first...
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