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DIMEV 1868
IMEV 1151.5
NIMEV 1151.5
He that in youth to sensuality
On living in ease — one stanza rhyme royal
Subjects: aphorisms
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Glasgow, Glasgow University Library Hunterian 239 (U.3.12), f. 102v
First Lines:
He that in youthe to Sensualitie
Applythe his mynde to Lust & Idelnes…
Last Lines:
…therfore flee ease and ease will ffolowe the
And ffolowe ease & ease wyll from the fflee
Note: Added by a hand of the sixteenth century.