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DIMEV 1341
IMEV 813.8
NIMEV 813.8
For better it were still to be
Against the sin of ‘rabylding’ divine service by ‘ianglers, haukers, and hunters’ — three lines in a prose treatise
Subjects: religious observance
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 302 (SC 21876), f. 32vb
Transcription:
ffore better hit were stil to be
þen to say godys seruys vndewoutly
þai scornyn god ful sekyrly