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DIMEV 1910
IMEV 1172.5
NIMEV 1172.5
He that will in Eastcheap eat a goose so fat
Advice against extravagant living, ‘secundum Aristotilem’ — one quatrain (abab)
Subjects: advice; London
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.19 (599), f. 208v
Transcription:
He that wyll in Eschepe ete a goose so fat
With harpe pype and song
He must slepe in Newgate on a mat
Be the nyght neuer so long
Facsimiles:
Fletcher, Bradford Y. “Introduction.” Manuscript Trinity R.3.19. A Facsimile. Norman, OK: Pilgrim, 1987.
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes. Catalogue of the Western Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge. 4 vols. Cambridge: at the UP, 1900-1904: 2.73.