The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 1408
Sith of a womans breasts I was fostered
Thomas Hoccleve, verses on enjoying what Nature gives — one cross-rhymed
Author(s): Thomas Hoccleve
1.Source: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iii.9
, f. 56
Synce of a womans breestes I was fostered
Dame Nature sayth I sholde
Why shold any man there wyth by offended
In generally it is
gevin from hym above
Note: Ends, ‘Quod Carter’.
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds.
Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse
s.s. 19 (2002).
Furnivall, Frederick James,
ed. Hoccleve’s Works: The Minor Poems.
vol. 1. EETS
e.s. 61 (1892); repr. with Gollancz (1925)
73; rev. J.
Mitchell and A. Ian Doyle, 1970: 184.