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Courteous Caton
On Cato, pagan yet Christian — five tail-rhyme stanzas of 6 short lines
Subjects: Cato
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Fairfax 14 (SC 3894), f. 123vb
First Lines:
Curtaise catoun
þus endis his resoun
of mannis manere…
Last Lines:
…to be his feris
In his wonyng
Note: At the end: ‘Stokynbrig scripsit istum librum willelmo keruour de lancastria’.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James. “How Cato was a Paynym and a Christian too.” Notes and Queries 4th ser. 2 (1868): 176.