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Every man and woman hath great need
Sex obseruanda omni Christiano in extremis’ — twenty-four quatrains
Title(s): Sex obseruanda omni Christiano in extremis
Subjects: death, approach of
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 322 (SC 21896), ff. 18rb-19rb
First Lines:
Euery man and woman that grete nede
That be of age or that they dye…
Last Lines:
…We haue heuen to oure herytage
That cryste for vs ordeyned Amen
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 1706, f. 18v