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DIMEV 3999
O mortal man and worms meat
Warning to sinners to repent — one quatrain
Subjects: repentance; advice, spiritual
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, St John’s College G.28 (195), p. 6
Transcription:
O Mortall man & wormes meat
Remember that death must be thy end
deferr not therfore nor yet forget
thi most sinfull lyfe in tyme to amende
Note: Added to lower margin by a sixteenth-century hand.