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Man is like the snow melting
What man is like — three rhyming lines
Subjects: transitoriness, of life; growth and maturation



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, University of London MS 657 [olim Helmingham Hall I.J.I.7], p. 182
Transcription:
Man is liche þe snow meltande
Man is liche þe rose spredande
Man is liche þe apyl waxande
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 1.470.