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IMEV 3286
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That man is wise and well fortunate
‘Þe seynge of wyse men’ — one 7-line and one 6-line stanzas
Title(s): ‘Þe seynge of wyse men’
Subjects: advice, moral
Versification: — seven-line, six-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 59 (SC 6943), ff. 72-72v
First Lines:
þat man is wys and weele fortunate
þat by oþer men can leorne to eschieve
þe grete meschieves of þe wreched fate
fful sooþe it is and may not be vntruwe…
Last Lines:
…He may be cleped felix men may defiyse
þus may harme be cleped profitable
Attributed Title: þe seyinge of wysemen (f. 72)