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No man this book he take away
Epilogue to Audelay’s book of poems — sixteen lines including three Latin lines
Author(s): John Audelay
Subjects: colophons; bookplates
Versification: — thirteen-line — ababbcbcdeeed
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 302 (SC 21876), f. 35ra-35>rb
First Lines:
No mon þis book he take a way
Ny kutt owte noo leef y say for why…
Last Lines:
…That made þis bok by goddus grace
Deeff siek blynd as he lay
Attributed Title: Cuius finis bonus ipsum totum bonum finito libro sit laus et gloria christo (f. 35rb)
Editions:
Halliwell-Phillipps, James Orchard. The Poems of John Audelay. Percy Society 14. London: Richards, 1844: x-xi.
Wülfing, J. Ernst. “Der dichter John Audelay und sein werk.” Anglia 18 (1896): 175-217: 179.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. “Fifteenth Century Carols by John Audelay.” Modern Language Review 5 (1910): 473-91: 474.