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The governor that guideth with virtue and grace
Verses on good rule — six couplets
Subjects: political verse; advice, to princes
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 20059, f. 2r1
First Lines:
The gouernowre that gydethe with vertue and grace
Shulde neuer be changed lest avoorse haue his place…
Last Lines:
…He that is willing pease for to make
Most be indifferent & his partie take