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DIMEV 4424
Pure wisdom in this world hath us reft
Political prophecy — two couplets
Subjects: political poems; prophecies, political
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.6.11, r. 125
Transcription:
Pure wisdam this worlde hath vs Raffte
peace of lande ys loste and lafte
The kingdan of Rome schalbe tore
Withe sworde hunder and ffyer therfore
Note: Added to blank leaf at end of volume by a fifteenth-century hand.