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IMEV 3285
NIMEV 3285
That man is best in mind
‘Certeyn rewles’ to ascertain a trustworthy man — thirteen lines, where a prose tract breaks into rhyme
Subjects: advice, moral; friendship
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 189 (SC 6777), f. 213
First Lines:
That man ys best yn mynde
And wel ymade yn kynde…
Last Lines:
…to hym wel ye truste may
bothe by nyght and eke byday
Note: Written as prose.