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DIMEV 2073
Hope well and have well
Hope not too much — four lines rhyming abcb
Subjects: hope, cautions about
Versification: — four-line — abcb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 72, f. 252
Transcription:
Hope well and haue well
so it maye fall
But hope not to myche
and at Last lose all
Note: Added to the margin (main text is Golden Legend). Sixteenth-century hand.