We lyve in poverte and in abstinence,
And burell folk in richesse and despence
Of mete and drynke, and in hir foul delit.

– Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales, The Summoner’s Tale. This is more of Friar John’s lies and hypocrisy, claiming that he lives in poverty and abstinence and condemning secular people for their riches and expenditures on food and drink. For he is very fond of his victuals himself, and also money which he begs for and receives from the homes he visits.