Thanne longen folk to goon on pilgrimages,
Spring has come to the world and people are ready to take pilgrimages to every shrine. Just like how Muslims take a pilgrimage to Mecca.
Humorous juxtaposition of randy birds and folks longing to go on pilgrimages: Chaucer subtly calls into question human motives and natural desires.
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