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(?)John Skelton, ‘The maner of the world now a dayes’ — in quatrains with refrain
Author(s): John Skelton
Title(s): ‘The maner of the world now a dayes’
Subjects: evils of the times
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Sloane 747, f. 88v
Editions:
Dyce, Alexander, ed. The Poetical Works of John Skelton. 2 vols. London: T. Rodd, 1843: 1.148-54, 2.200-3.
Dyce, Alexander, and Izaak Walton, eds. The Poetical Works of Skelton and Donne. Boston: Houghton, Osgood, 1879: 2.428-33.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 22594. Skelton, John, The Boke of Phyllyp Sparowe, [R. Copland for] R. Kele, [1545?]
Note: This needs to be confirmed.
Editions:
Collier, John Payne. “Old Ballads, from Early Printed Copies of the Utmost Rarity.” Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages. Edited from the Original Manuscripts and Scarce Publications Percy Soc 1. London: T. Richards, 1840: 2-8.
Henderson, Phillip. The Complete Poems of John Skelton, laureate. London: J. M. Dent, 1931; further eds. 1948, 1959: 144-50; 1948, 1959, 133-9.
Gant, . Poems (Skelton). London: Grey Walls Press, 1949: 45-8.
Dyce, Alexander, ed. The Poetical Works of John Skelton. 2 vols. London: T. Rodd, 1843: 1.148-54; 2.200-3.
Dyce, Alexander, and Izaak Walton, eds. The Poetical Works of Skelton and Donne. Boston: Houghton, Osgood, 1879: 2.428-33; 434-7.