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IMEV 187
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All his friends shall be loath
Description of a dying person — eighteen lines in couplets
Subjects: dying person, description of; death, approach of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322, f. 121
First Lines:
Alle his frendes he shal beo loþ
And helud shal ben wiþ acloþ…
Last Lines:
…þou þat art so proud
Ne shalt þou haue lute aclout
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.64-5.
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other sources. EETS o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 224; rev. ed. 253.