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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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DIMEV 3409
Mark my words well
Advice to love while young — two couplets
Subjects: advice, to lovers; precepts; youth; lovers, advice to
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 19914 [olim Davies-Cooke, Sotheby’s 15 June 1959, lot 203], f. 229
Transcription:
Marke My wordes well
& ber thym in my[nde]
appli thy loves in syth
in age thou shal be [blynde]
Note: Added to originally blank leaf by a hand of the late fifteenth century.
Editions:
Hanna, Ralph, ed. “The Index of Middle English Verse and Huntington Library Collections: A Checklist of Addenda.” Publications of the Bibliographical Society of America 74 (1980): 235-58: 248.