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Man have it in thy thought / Of what matter thou maked is
‘A good makyng of iour delaye’ — thirteen 8-line stanzas
Title(s): ‘A good makyng of iour delaye’
Subjects: evils of the times; confession, value of
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 102 (SC 1703), ff. 105v-106
First Lines:
Man haue hit in þy þouȝt
Of what mater þou maked is…
Last Lines:
…Be euene wiþ world er ȝe gon henne
For þere schal be no iour delay
Note: Written as prose.
Attributed Title: A good makynge of iour delaye (f. 105v)
Editions:
Kail, J., ed. Twenty-Six Political and Other Poems…from Bodleian MSS Digby 102 and Douce 322. EETS o.s. 124 (1904; repr. 1973): 31-4.