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The first day of the moon / God wist well what is to doon
The Storia Lune — 116 6-line stanzas
Note: For other MSS which prefix a Prologue of seven stanzas see 6846; see also 1569.
Title(s): Storia Lune
Subjects: utilitarian verse; moon, changes of; lucky and unlucky days
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 381 (SC 21956), ff. 7-12v
First Lines:
Wo so þat day take sykkenysse
Or greveaunce mor or lesse…
Last Lines:
…by or what is to done
Saffely in Euery Place
Note: Begins and ends imperfectly.
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 1236, ff. 114v-120v
First Lines:
The furst day of þe mone
god wyst well what was to done…
Last Lines:
…& þu shalt spede well in fay
this sayde an astronemer