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DIMEV 3086
Like as women have faces
On desireable and undesireable attributes of women — one cross-rhymed quatrain
Subjects: women, against; lust
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 60577 [Winchester Anthology], f. 45v
Transcription:
Lyke as women haue facis
to set mens hartes on fyer
So haue they pa placis
to quenche mens hote desyre
Note: Added by a later hand.
Facsimiles:
Wilson, Edward. “Introduction.” The Winchester Anthology. A Facsimile of British Library Additional Manuscript 60577. With an account of the music by Iain Fenlon. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1981.