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DIMEV 2258
IMEV 1355.5
NIMEV 1355.5
I saw a sight that was unsure
A song of impossibilities against faithlessness in women: ‘Lemman whan þe song is soþ / Of loue þou ssalt be trewe’ — 24 lines
Subjects: women, faithlessness of; impossibilities



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Westminster Abbey 34.3, f. 36v
First Lines:
I sei a sicte þat was vnseire
A findels þat was vre frende
A wis woman of wit vn slei
A los man faste binde…
Last Lines:
…Leman whan þe song is soþ
Of loue þou ssalt be Trewe