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Sing lorel sing / Evil joy thee wring
Criticism of excess of the gallants’ dress, in nonsense rhyme to ‘make me this in laten’ — one six-line stanza
Subjects: nonsense; clothing, against extremes of
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, University College 154, f. ii
Transcription:
Sing lorel sing
Euell ioye the wryng
Evin at thy hart rote
Make me this in laten
And þu shalt haue a paten
To thy croked ffote
Note: Precedes 6831.
Editions:
Scase, Wendy. “’Proud Gallants and Popeholy Priests’: The context and function of a Fifteenth-century Satirical Poem.” Medium Ævum 63 (1994): 275-86: 277.