Read the excerpt from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, and then complete the sentences that follow
But he looked hollow and went soberly
Right threadbare was his overcoat; for he
Had got him yet no churchly benefice…
In this description of the clerk squire knight , ( clerk, squire,knight) the word threadbare tells the audience that this character is rich poor miserly .(rich, poor, miserly) The reason for his situation is that he did not get any blessings income jobs (blessing, income, jobs) from the Catholic Church.