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Koff, Leonard Michael. "Wordsworth and the Manciple's Tale." 19 (1985): 338-51.
In the Manciple's Tale, Wordsworth perceives the statement that no matter what, the truth that the heart knows cannot be silenced. Wordsworth eliminates more overtly sexual passages in the tale to focus attention on the historical but timeless knowledge Chaucer displays.