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IMEV 699
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Each mans appetite who may recompense
Tastes differ — one stanza rhyme royal
Subjects: transitoriness, of world; death, approach of
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Queen’s College Horne 25 (13), unnumbered f. 64
First Lines:
Eche mannys appetide who may Recompens
for Greate folke desyre wordly habundans…
Last Lines:
…Thies be the flowres þat wordly men Entend
And at the last deth cometh and maketh ende