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DIMEV 1567
God knoweth never need laud Him alone
Reminder of brevity of man’s life and need to praise God — one couplet
Subjects: mortality; transitoriness, of life
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson poet. 223 (SC 14714), f. 136v
Transcription:
God knowth neuer nede lawd him alone
to day a man to morow none