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Danger me hath unskilfully
‘Lyue boþe glad and myryly’ — seven lines, 5 lines (ababa) plus (?)2-line refrain (cd), ‘ffor suþþe hyt ys here wylle / bote yf y myȝt more þan y may’
Title(s): ‘Lyue boþe glad and myryly’
Subjects: advice; songs
Versification: — seven-line — ababacd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 5943, f. 166
Transcription:
Danger me haþ vn skylfuly
y ne kan noȝt do bote lete hyt passe
& lyue boþe glad & myryly
suȝt hit ys noȝt as hyt was
and þe blame be noȝt yn me
ffor suþþe hyt ys here wylle
bote yf y myȝt more þan y may
Facsimiles:
Mayer, L. S. Music, Cantilenas and Songs. London, 1906 (privately printed); by "L. S. M.": 39.
Rastall, Richard. “Introduction.” A Fifteenth-Century Song Book: Cambridge University Library Additional MS 5943 made in facsimile. Leeds: Boethius Press, 1973.
Editions:
Mayer, L. S. Music, Cantilenas and Songs. London, 1906 (privately printed); by "L. S. M.": 31.
Dobson, Eric John, and F. L. Harrison. Medieval English Songs. New York: Cambridge UP, 1979: 212.