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IMEV 193.5
NIMEV Skelton
All matters well pondered and well to be regarded
John Skelton, ‘Against venemous tongues’ — 82 lines in couplets and mono-rhymed sequences
Author(s): John Skelton
Subjects: tongue, destructive power of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 22608. Skelton, John, Pithy, Plesaunt and Profitable workes of Maister Skelton, ed. J. Stow, T. Marshe [1568]
First Lines:
Al maters wel pondred and wel to be regarded…
Editions:
Bowle, John, ed. Pithy, Pleasaunt and Profitable Workes of Maister Skelton, 1568. London: C. Davis, 1736.
Chalmers, Alexander, ed. The Works of the English Poets from Chaucer to Cowper. London, 1810; repr. New York: Greenwood, 1969: 2.235-6.
Dyce, Alexander, ed. The Poetical Works of John Skelton. 2 vols. London: T. Rodd, 1843: 1.132-6.
Dyce, Alexander, ed. The Poetical Works of John Skelton. 2 vols. London: T. Rodd, 1843: 1.154-9.
Henderson, Phillip. The Complete Poems of John Skelton, laureate. London: J. M. Dent, 1931; further eds. 1948, 1959: 138-42; 1948, 1959, 245-9.