|This is me right now.|
In the meantime, I will be absent from the blog but have you, my band of wild petticoats, ever in my mind. The things I'm reading are oh-so-wonderful and there are many posts in the wings...
Here is a little morsel of one of his rhymes, taken from the "Parable of Two Lazy Men Who Would Marry One Woman" (translation by Elisha Kent Kane), in which a woman being courted by two ugly old men, slyly asks them who is more lazy. They fight over which of the two of them is more lazy- at which point the clever girl declares they've tied and, because she can't marry two men, will have neither. This parable (and several others before and after it) are used by the Archpriest to show how the 7 deadly sins not only kill your soul, but also your ability to have an active amorous life...
The moral to this tale, Messire, I beg you to remember
Because it shows how hateful sloth is to the female gender,
Since sloth can never passion fan into a glowing ember,
Hence, be not slothful anywhere--above all in your member.
|Ahem. Right, then.|
Until next time, fair petticoat rustlers! (Wish me luck!)