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Some do intend
Do not wait until you are old before you marry a rich wife — five quatrains
Note: Immediately preceded by 3997.
Subjects: advice; marriage
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2252, ff. 84va2-84vb
First Lines:
Som do entende
There yowthe for to spende…
Last Lines:
…Gentylly to haue dalyance
Whylys your yowthe deþe tary
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.259.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 140.