In The Canterbury Tales, which three morals best sums up "The Nun's Priest's Tale"?
The clear moral of this excellent story is the danger of being overwhelmed by flattery. The fox of course shows himself to be a master of flattery and is able to use this strategy to snatch Chanticleer away. Of course, Chanticleer, once he has escaped, himself takes this lesson to heart:
"You'll not, with your soft soap and flatteries
Get me to sing again, and close my eyes!"
However, at the same time, there seems to be a moral in the way that...
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