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IMEV 1653.5
NIMEV 1653.5
Jack Dawe thou havest blasphemed and reason hast
Jack Upland’s Rejoinder (to 4098.3) — in irregular non-rhyming lines, partly alliterative, partly prose
Note: Cf. 6034.
Title(s): Jack Upland’s Rejoinder
Subjects: friars, criticism/satire of
Versification: — irregular, alliteration



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 41 (SC 1642), ff. 2-16v
First Lines:
Jack dawe þou blaberest blasfemies & reson hast þou non
þou leggist oft goddis lawe bot to afalse …
Last Lines:
…& preue ȝour lesynges soþe
& þerfor daw I say nomore to þe
Note: Added on margin.
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. The Political Songs of England. Camden Society o.s. 6 (1839): 2.39.
Heyworth, Peter L., ed. Jack Upland, Friar Daw’s Reply, and Upland’s Rejoinder. Oxford: OUP, 1968.
Dean, James M., ed. Six Ecclesiastical Satires. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1991.