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The good wife would a pilgrimage
A Good Wife’s Counsels to her Daughter — fourteen stanzas (aaaabb) with
an ‘O and I’ refrain
Subjects: instruction, mother to daughter; children, instructions for behaviour of; manners, treatises on
Versification: — six-line — aaaabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales Porkington 10, f. 135v
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Queene Elizabethes Achademy, etc. EETS e.s. 8 (1869); repr. 1973: 39-43.
Mustanoja, Tauno F. How the Good Wife Taught her Daughter, etc. Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Scuran, 1948: 173-5.