The pardoner stated in the prologue, "And thus I preach against the very vice I make my living out of avarice" (chaucer 170).
Chaucer stated in the pardoners tale "If we can only catch him, Death is dead" (174).
The old man stated “Not even Death, alas, will take my life; So, like a wretched prisoner at strife Within himself, I walk alone and wait About the earth, which is my mother’s gate, Knock-knocking with my staff from night to noon And crying, ‘Mother, open to me soon! (chaucer 174).
wickedest of brothers stated " you listen to what i say. i pretty sharp although i joke away. its clear that fortune has bestowed this treasure to let us live jollity and pleasure" (chaucer 176).