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Man and woman in every place
‘Thank God that al hath sent’ — five quatrains (aaab) with this refrain, and burden: ‘Lefte owr hertes wiþ good entent / & thanke [g]od þat al hath sen’
Title(s): ‘Thank God that al hath sent’
Subjects: carols, of religious counsel
Versification: — four-line — aaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. e.1 (SC 29734), f. 27v
First Lines:
Man & wo[mm]an in euery place
god hath ȝow sent vertu & grace…
Last Lines:
…Buxsumlych þou must a byd
& thank god [þat al hath sent]
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Songs and Carols from a manuscript…of the Fifteenth Century. Percy Society 23. London: Richards, 1847: 37-8.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 227; 1977, 202.