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DIMEV 460
Amend your life
Warning to amend one’s life before God sends punishment — three couplets
Subjects: penance; warnings, to sinners
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, St John’s College B.12 (34), pastedown on back cover
Transcription:
Amend your lyffe
both man and wyffe
wyll you haue tyme and space
for god hath senth
his ponesmenth
which shortly will take place
Note: Added by a hand of the sixteenth century: definitely earlier than 2380, based on position on page and script.