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DIMEV 4834
Shroud him not ne make him not too bare
Blank verse lines, written as verse, at end of prose English text on Rosemary — four lines
Subjects: herbals; gardening
Versification: — four-line — unrhymed



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: New York, Pierpont Morgan Library B.21 [olim Phillipps 7008; Katherine Fenwick; Thomas FitzRoy Fenwick; Alan George Fenwick; William H. Robinson Ltd., London; their sale, London, Sotheby’s, July 17, 1950, lot 27; purchased for Curt F. Bühler at Sotheby’s (London, Feb. 28, 1955, lot 169) by E.P. Goldschmidt, London], f. 56v
Transcription:
Schrede hym not ne make hym not to bare
Of heys branches but as it is seyd
And if þu noryche hym þus thow schalt haue
Rose mary in plente & gret help & comfort þerby