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Nobles report your matins in this book
Advice to nobles at end of the prose ‘Porteus of Noblenes’ — five lines
Title(s): ‘Porteus of Noblenes’
Subjects: colophons; advice, to princes
Versification: — five-line — ababb



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 5060.5. Alain Chartier, The Porteous of Noblenes, Chepman and Myllar, 1508 (formerly STC 20120, now STC 5060.5) , sig. a.8
Transcription:
Nobles report your matynis in this buke
And wysely luk ye be not contrefeit
Nor to retrete sen leaute seikis na nuke
And god forsuke breuily for to treit
All that fals ar and noblis contrefeit
Facsimiles:
Beattie, William. “Introduction.” The Chepman and Myllar Prints: Nine Tracts from the First Scottish Press, Edinburgh, 1508 Followed by the Two other Tracts in the same Volume in the National Library of Scotland. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 1950: 5.
Editions:
Stevenson, George. Pieces from the Makculloch and the Gray MSS. together with The Chepman and Myllar Prints. Scottish Text Society 65. Edinburgh, 1918: 68.