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I am old when age doth appeal
The trials of old men in love — one 8-line stanza
Subjects: marriage, trials of
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Tanner 407 (SC 10234), f. 38v
First Lines:
I am olde whan age doth apele
Hauyng a yong thyng þat lytell settyth me by…
Last Lines:
…Younght is a traytour her experiens at eye
oftyn tymes and many þe blynde etyth many aflye
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 164.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 69.