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Falseness I understand
De Falsitate’ — two couplets
Subjects: falseness; evils of the time
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Merton College Lat. 248, f. 166vb
Transcription:
falsenes I vnderstande
haues dreuen trw vte of lande
and tort and fort as sheuen þar
owch þat law sal lose if ouer cloþe
Attributed Title: De falsitate (f. 166vb)
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 54.