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DIMEV 2402
IMEV 1429.5
NIMEV 1429.5
If thou feast him deliciously then he will sleep
The nature of Man — two couplets
Subjects: man, nature of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Hereford, Hereford Cathedral Library O.3.5, f. 48va
Transcription:
for if þu fest hym deliciously þan he will sclepe
if þu ȝefe him defaute þan he will wepe
if þu ȝef hym pouerte he con do note
if þu makest hym mak hym rich þan he will doute