The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
The good or evil fortune of all am mans life
The choice of friends and a wife — three couplets
A companion piece to 5300
Subjects: friends; wives, choice of; marriage, advice on
1.Source: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iii.9
, f. 66
The good or evell fortune of all a mans lyffe
Ys in the good or evell
chowsinge his frend or his wiffe
Note: Lines 1-2 only, added to lower margin.
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds.
Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse
s.s. 19 (2002).