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Of no man like makes hap in a stound many rich
On Fortune — four English and three Latin lines with internal rhyme
Subjects: Fortune
Versification: — seven-line — internal
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 405, f. 10v
First Lines:
Of noman liche makeȝ hap in a stound many Riche
Hym can he so fette Wer yt fyrst Hym fond sone sette
Et res exsempli
Last Lines:
…Ilk Wisman takeȝ forbysue wat pride maket
Of Wylum templeis wyh helde non cyre til hem pres
Note: These first English lines preceded by Latin couplet, Quem fortuna leuis miserum facit esse beatum / Sit fortunatum degradat hora breuis (f. 10v).
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Cambridge: at the UP, 1912: 2.279.
Person, Henry Axel. Cambridge Middle English Lyrics. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1953; rev. ed. 1962: 71.