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Now goeth falsehood in every flock
Verses claiming Truth is a Prisoner — a single quatrain
Subjects: evils of the time
Versification: — four-line — aabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2316, f. 26v
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 2.121.
2.Source: London, British Library Royal 17 B.XVII, f. 99r2
Transcription:
How gos gyle in euer ilk flok
And treuthe is sperrid vndre a lok
May no mon þat lok vndo
But if he syng si dedero
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. Yorkshire Writers. 2 vols. London, Sonnenschein; New York: Macmillan, 1895-96: 2.65.