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Many man is loath to hear
‘A good steryng to heuenward’ — fifteen 14-line stanzas
Title(s): ‘A good steryng to heuenward’
Subjects: advice, spiritual
Versification: — fourteen-line — ababababccdddc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 102 (SC 1703), f. 108
First Lines:
Many man is loþ to here
Repref of vices & werkis ylle…
Last Lines:
…ffor þat leueþ þe byhende
þow mon rekene or þe abyȝe
Note: Written as prose.
Attributed Title: A good steryng to heuenward (f. 108)
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): 40-6.