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Guile and gold together arn met
Of covetous guile — five quatrains and burden: ‘Now go gyle gyle gyle / Now go gile gyle go’
Subjects: sins, deadly; carols, satirical
Versification: — four-line, two-line — aaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Sloane 2593, f. 5v
First Lines:
Gyle & gold togedere arn met
Couetyse be hym is set…
Last Lines:
…He that made al mankynde
Amend hem that mys han do
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Songs and Carols. Warton Club 4. London: Richards, 1856: 13-14.
Fehr, Bernhard. “Die Lieder des HS. Sloane 2593.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 109 (1902): 33-72: 49-50.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 256; 1977, 22.