A baggepipe wel koude he blowe and sowne,
And therwithal he broghte us out of towne.

from Geoffrey Chaucer – The Canterbury Tales (General Prologue) on Rap Genius


The Miller leads the group out of town playing his bagpipes, and his chosen instrument and music are significant. The following site explains why: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/musicalinstruments/bagpipes


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