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DIMEV 3715
IMEV 2300.6
NIMEV 2300.6
Now all men may seen by me
On worm’s meat — six couplets
Subjects: death; vanity, against worldly; women, as speakers/narrators; sermons, verse in
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Worcester, Worcester Cathedral Library F.10, f. 208
First Lines:
Now all men mowe sen be me
That wordys Ioye is vanyte…
Last Lines:
…Only þo xuln abyde wit me
Al ouer [sic] thynges arn wanyte
Editions:
Owst, Gerald Robert. Literature and Pulpit in Medieval England. Cambridge: UP, 1933: 530.
Woolf, Rosemary. The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 316-17.