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Every day thou might lere
Think on Doomsday — five quatrains (aaab) and burden: ‘Gay gay gay gay / Think on drydful domisday’
Subjects: Doomsday
Versification: — four-line, two-line — aaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Sloane 2593, f. 4v
First Lines:
Euery day thou myght lere
To helpe thiself qwil thou art here…
Last Lines:
…Thynk the blod fro jhesu ran
Quan he deyid withoutyn nay
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Songs and Carols. Warton Club 4. London: Richards, 1856: 10-11.
Fehr, Bernhard. “Die Lieder des HS. Sloane 2593.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 109 (1902): 33-72: 44.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. Early English Lyrics…. London: Buller, 1907, 1911 et seq: 180.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 225-6; 1977, 199-200.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 156.